Archive for December 20th, 2018

Jim O'Sullivan (third from left) receives a memento to mark his stepping down from the caretaker role at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn from Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir. Also included is Fr Francis Nolan, two of the founders of the Gaelscoil Padraig Mac Fhearghusa and Sean Seosamh Ó Conchubhair and Leas Príomhoide Liam Ó Conchubhair. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Makes Presentation To Jim As He Steps Down As School Caretaker

December 20, 2018 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a special day for Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday as they celebrated the 40th anniversary of the school with their annual Christmas Mass. But it was also an opportunity to celebrate a member of staff, Jim O’Sullivan, who has spent the past 21 years as caretaker in the […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bishop Of Kerry Emphasises Importance Of Family In Christmas Message

December 20, 2018 at 4:05 pm 2 comments

THE Bishop of Kerry has emphasised the importance of the family and highlighted the need for generosity in the community in his annual Christmas message. Bishop Ray Browne also gave thanks for the World Meeting of Families event and the Pope’s visit in his address to people in the diocese. […]

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Ultan Dillane. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ultan Dillane Promotes 31-Day Challenge For Positive Mental Health

December 20, 2018 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane, Tralee’s rugby international and forward for Connacht, has become an ambassador for the 31 Day Challenge in January to promote positive mental health into 2019. The 31 Day Challenge has been a big success over the past few years thanks to Tralee man, Poshey Aherne, who saw the […]

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Setting off on the 'Operation Transformation' Walk from Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark The Date For ‘Operation Transformation’ Walk In January

December 20, 2018 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of year again, when Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership have teamed up with Sport Ireland and Healthy Ireland to bring the National Operation Transformation Walk to Kerry. Now in its ninth year, the walk will see people all over the county put on their walking shoes, embrace […]

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Aoife Cahill, Marharyta Marozava (Belarus) and Gillian Lewis at the concert in St John's Ashe Street on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Music Lovers Enjoy Concert In St John’s Ashe Street

December 20, 2018 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were over 100 music lovers in St John’s Ashe Street on Wednesday night for a wonderful night of entertainment from the Dingle New-Music Choir And Orchestra. The works of Stamitz, Vaughan Williams and Ennio Morricone were performed under conductor and composer Gabor Peli, as the Orchestra and Choir’s repertoire […]

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CBS Primary junior infants pupils ready to take the stage for their Christmas concert. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Concert Fun In CBS Primary School

December 20, 2018 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH just a few days to go until the holidays, children at CBS Primary were in understandably giddy mood as they prepared for their annual Christmas concert. The whole school got to see a preview of the show on Monday before parents packed the hall for performances on Tuesday and […]

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