Archive for December 19th, 2018

Recovery Haven's Marisa Reidy, Dermot Crowley, Siobhan McSweeney and Dan Nolan celebrate the Movember Challenge raising €30,000. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Movember Challenge’ Raises €30,000 As Recovery Haven Host Christmas Party

December 19, 2018 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity Recovery Haven Kerry has received the ultimate Christmas present this week with confirmation that proceeds from their recent Movember challenge have exceeded a staggering €30,000. The charity, which offers free support to cancer patients and their families across Kerry, had hoped to raise €10,000 from the initiative, […]

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The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra perform in Tralee tonight.

Dingle New-Music Choir And Orchestra Concert in St John’s Ashe Street

December 19, 2018 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Dingle New-Music Choir And Orchestra will perform a concert in St John’s Ashe Street tonight (Wednesday). It’s set to be a wonderful occasion with the works of Stamitz, Vaughan Williams and Ennio Morricone performed under conductor an composer Gabor Peli. The Orchestra and Choir’s repertoire will include freshly written […]

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Gerard Greaney, Londis Regional Development Manager, Niall Nolan, Nolan's Londis, Tralee, presenting a cheque for Ä5000 to Margaret Carroll and her family from Ardfert, Tralee, Co Kerry winner of the Londis Tastes Like Home competition.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Local Family Wins €5,000 In National Londis Competition

December 19, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL family received a fantastic early Christmas present during the week when they won a big cash prize. During the ad breaks for this year’s Londis-sponsored ‘Tastes Like Home’ RTE ONE series  with Catherine Fulvio, a text-in competition was run for a family to win a cheque for €5,000 […]

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Muinteoir Fiona Nic Muiris with students Ciara Ní Shuilleabháin, Jack Ó Dugáin and Emily Nic Uileagóid who raised funds for Bumbleance. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Students’ Sweet Idea To Raise Funds For Bumbleance

December 19, 2018 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the holidays in sight, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí kids got festive for a great cause last week. Transition year class 4Y at the school in Moyderwell ran a small fundraiser for Bumbleance. They sold personalised Christmas candy canes at break time during the week to students. Santa Claus then distributed the […]

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Goblin staff Christmas party Tralee.

PHOTOS: More Snapshots Of Tralee In The 1990s In ‘As Time Goes By’

December 19, 2018 at 9:18 am 1 comment

JOHN Cleary’s new book ‘As Time Goes By’ is a wonderful collection of photographs from the 1990s in Tralee and Kerry. It’s the third book in as many years from the well-known Tralee photographer, having previously captured the 1970s and 1980s in ‘Through The Lens’ and ‘Twas Only Like Yesterday’ […]

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At the launch of the Mitchels Regeneration Calendar at The Rose Hotel on Monday night were,  from left; Michael Scannell, Paul Johnson, Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring, Paula O'Sullivan, Dolores McElligott and Johnnie Wall. Photo by Dermot Crean

Memories Of The Mitchels/Boherbee In Latest Calendar

December 19, 2018 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Mitchels Boherbee Historical & Heritage Group gathered at The Rose Hotel on Monday evening to launch their 10th annual calendar ‘Memories Of Times Gone By’. The calendar is always a must have for residents in the area and indeed for people from Mitchels/Boherbee who now live elsewhere. […]

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Santa with Garda Cathy Murphy, Sergeant Eileen O'Sullivan and Garda Mary Gardiner raising funds on the Mall on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gardaí Raise Funds For Kerry Emigrant Group With Music On The Mall

December 19, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE again, gardaí brought some seasonal cheer to the streets of Tralee with their annual fundraiser on The Mall on Tuesday. Members of the force carried collection buckets for their annual festive fundraising drive aided by local musicians — including retired garda Dave Rath — and created a great atmosphere […]

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Repro Free: Monday 17th December 2018.

University Hospital Kerry’s Children’s Ward To Receive Toys From Sisk

December 19, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

CONSTRUCTION company Sisk & Son is delivering some 500 handcrafted wooden toys to children’s hospitals and charities in Ireland and across the United Kingdom in the lead up to Christmas and University Hospital Kerry is one of those to receive the toys. The beautiful wooden toys were handmade over the […]

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