Archive for January, 2019

Early Call For Participants For Fenit Coastal Cycle

Early Call For Participants For Fenit Coastal Cycle

January 31, 2019 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

CYCLISTS are asked to take note that the seventh annual Fenit Coastal Cycle takes place on Saturday, March 23. The cycling event is a fundraiser for St. Brendan’s National School, Fenit, while the Kerry Hospice Foundation will receive a monetary donation from the event. There are two routes 25km and […]

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Michelle Greaney (left) of Optimal Fitness looking forward to the 5k/10k Road Race on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hospice To Benefit From Michelle’s Upcoming Running Event

January 31, 2019 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER another successful New Year’s Eve 5k/10k race, Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness is once again planning the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race for Saturday, February 16 at 10am from The Rose Hotel. As with New Year’s Eve, the chosen charity is the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Last year’s […]

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Jennifer O'Sullivan Coffey, Sheila Cronin and Susanna Kiely of NEWKD at the Progressive Pathways Fair on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Attendance At Progressive Pathways Fair In The Rose Hotel

January 31, 2019 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Progressive Pathways Fair drew a huge attendance to The Rose Hotel on Wednesday offering a chance for people aged 16 or over with health issues, illness, disability or other support needs a chance to find out more about their employment options. Hundreds passed through the doors throughout the day […]

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Ken Tobin, Tralee Chamber Alliance and HQ Tralee, Mayor of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring and Aine McCleary, Director, Direct Channels, Bank of Ireland at the launch of Workbench at Bank of Ireland on Monday.

Bank Of Ireland Launches New ‘Workbench’ Facility At Tralee Branch

January 31, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large turnout for the official launch of a new facility at Bank of Ireland on Castle Street on Monday evening. ‘Workbench’ is a hot-desking, meeting space and event centre open to all. It is a unique concept which connects entrepreneurs, the branch, and the community by offering […]

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Tralee-Based Company Secures €2m Investment

Tralee-Based Company Secures €2m Investment

January 31, 2019 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED company Wazp has raised €2m in funding as it bids to become the world’s largest supplier of 3D-printed consumer products. Wazp was established by Shane Hassett and Mariana Kobal in 2014 with the goal of making 3D printing accessible to everyone. They have since helped develop Ikea’s first mass-produced 3D-printed product. Other customers […]

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IT Tralee Bows Out Of Sigerson Cup

IT Tralee Bows Out Of Sigerson Cup

January 30, 2019 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee footballers made the long trip to Belfast but came away empty-handed this afternoon, when they were knocked out of the Sigerson Cup. The opposition was St Mary’s University College who beat Tralee by 1-15 to 1-10. An early goal for the visitors was soon cancelled out by […]

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Courses At Education Centre Aimed At Parents Of Second Level Students

Courses At Education Centre Aimed At Parents Of Second Level Students

January 30, 2019 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO courses aimed at parents of second level students are taking place this Saturday at the Education Centre in Dromtacker. Both courses will be presented by Fidelma Eames Healy. ‘Effective Study Techniques for Best Results: Supporting Your Child Student’ will take place from 1oam to 12 noon. It’s aimed at […]

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Dee’s Delight At Winning Manor West’s Food and Craft Fair Awards 2018

Dee’s Delight At Winning Manor West’s Food and Craft Fair Awards 2018

January 30, 2019 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

DEE’S Delightful Bakes, a personalised cake and cupcake company based in Tralee has been crowned the winner of Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park’s Food and Craft Fair Awards 2018 in association with Kerry LEO, celebrating Kerry’s finest food producers and craftspeople. Owned and run by Denise Hanbidge, Dee’s […]

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Nurses on the picket line outside UHK on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nurses On Picket Line At UHK Receive Great Support From Public

January 30, 2019 at 3:51 pm 1 comment

CARS honking their horns and shouts of support from vehicles soundtracked the day for INMO members on the picket line outside University Hospital Kerry. The nurses were taking part in the nationwide strike today for better pay and conditions and began their picket at around 8am this morning. It was […]

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Minister Launches Cara’s Three Year Strategy At New Sports Academy

Minister Launches Cara’s Three Year Strategy At New Sports Academy

January 30, 2019 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, officially launched Cara’s new three-year strategy at the organisation’s new offices at state-of-the-art Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology, Tralee. Cara is a leading pan-disability sport organisation providing a collaborative and partnership platform to increase sport and physical […]

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Looking forward to the St Pats GAA Club 'Celebrating Our Past, Building Our Future' event in the Rose Hotel on February 16 were Andrea O'Donoghue, Marie Fitzgibbon, Kieran O'Shea and Jimmy Mulligan. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Pats Looks Forward To Celebrating Its Past And Building For Future

January 30, 2019 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a night of reminiscing in a couple of weeks as St Pat’s GAA Club will celebrate a great period of success at a function in The Rose Hotel. Taking place on Saturday, February 16, the club will look back on the period of 1989 – 1995 when they won […]

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Former Manchester United player Gary Pallister (centre) presenting a signed jersey to theTralee branch of the Manchester United Supporters Club at Old Trafford earlier this month. Included are Cariosa Switzer, Tim Slattery, Brian Switzer, Johnny Switzer (Supporters Club Secretary), Francis Boyle (Supporters Club Chairperson), Christie Counihan, Mark O'Donoghue, Colm O'Carroll.

Tralee Man Utd Supporters Club Receives Presentation At Old Trafford

January 30, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THINGS haven’t been going too well for Manchester United over the past five years…relatively speaking. But with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the helm, the legendary club is playing the type of football that won them so many major trophies in the 90s and right up to 2013 when they last […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

January 29, 2019 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

FAOI 6: UNDER 6 boys (born in 2013/14) will be training in the Mounthawk Gym at 11am. The coaching team of Mickey Collins, Tim McMahon, John Magnier Finbarr Canty, Danny Maguire, and Brendan Smith were very happy with last weekend’s session. Well done, all! They’d still love to get more […]

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The Kerry Division 1 Singles Badminton Championships took place Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre Friday 25 January.
This photograph shows, Tom Burke on his way to winning the Division 1 Singles title. Photo: Tom Bradley

Kerry Badminton News

January 29, 2019 at 6:06 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin Munster Inter County Juvenile Championships  Pride of place this week goes to the Kerry Juvenile teams who travelled to the University of Limerick last Sunday (Jan 27th) to take part in the Munster Championships and performed with great distinction. Each event was played out on a round […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 29, 2019 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunday 27th Jan. Captains Drive In 9 Hole Scramble Front Nine 1st Kathleen Finnegan, Catherine McCarthy, Kevin McCarthy, Joe Rogers 2nd Mikey Sheehy Jnr, Grainne Sheehy, Mary Fitzgerald, Eamon Fitzgerald 3rd Bob Dillon, Tom Moore, Kevin Rolls, Barry Murphy Back Nine 1st Willie Goulding, Paudie O’Keeffe, Joe McCarthy, Kieran O’Callaghan […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

January 29, 2019 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Training continues at usual times.Upcoming Fixtures 2/2 Senior Women Crossover Div1+2 Kenmare v Imperials Kenmare 17-00 U16 Div3 Girls Imperials v St.Colmans Sparks Mounthawk 12-30 3/2 Senior Men Div1 St.Marys v Imperials Castleisland 17-00 U12 Div1 Boys KCYMS v Imperials Killorglin 11-30 Academy Div1 Girls St.Colmans Rockets v Imperial Diamonds […]

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Tralee Salon Nominated In Image Business Of Beauty Awards 2019

Tralee Salon Nominated In Image Business Of Beauty Awards 2019

January 29, 2019 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

EXPOSE Beauty Lounge and Hair Studio will be flying the flag for Tralee in the Image Magazine Business Of Beauty Awards 2019. The salon in Mounthawk has been nominated in the ‘Best Beauty Salon’ category while their Hair Manager, Yvonne Savage is on the shortlist for ‘Best Bloody Brilliant Blow-Dry’. There […]

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Mike Lynch, Jimmy Adams and Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin rehearsing for 'One Ordination And A Donation'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Hilarious Comedy-Drama Fun On Way At Na Gaeil Clubhouse

January 29, 2019 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER two hit comedy dramas in the past couple of years, the trilogy will be complete later this month when ‘One Ordination and a Donation’ will be performed at Na Gaeil GAA clubhouse. The play will be stage on Wednesday, February 27, Thursday, February 28 and Saturday, March 2, and […]

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Sean O'Shea advances. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sean O’Shea Named GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week

January 29, 2019 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE league kicked off on Sunday and Kerry secured a deserved win against Tyrone at Fitzgerald Stadium. While there were many good performances, the people at GAA.ie thought Sean O’Shea from Kenmare was the best of them and he was one of three nominees for their Football Player Of The […]

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Recovery Haven To Host Prostate Support Programme

Recovery Haven To Host Prostate Support Programme

January 29, 2019 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

PLACES are still available for Recovery Haven Kerry’s new 6-week Prostate Support programme which commences this Wednesday, January 30th from 7-9pm. Run in conjunction with The Irish Cancer Society, this programme aims to enhance the physical and psychosocial well-being and quality of life for prostate cancer survivors by identifying and […]

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Ladies at the Tralee Rowing Club annual party at The Ashe Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Rowing Club Holds Annual Party In The Ashe

January 29, 2019 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 70 people gathered in The Ashe Hotel on Saturday evening to look back on a very good year for Tralee Rowing Club. The club is growing and Saturday was a chance to have some fun and reflect on the successes as Barbara Damm, PRO, explained. “It was a very […]

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Fiona Hyde (left) and her son Dylan (right) present a cheque to Noelle O'Sullivan, Assistant Manager National Learning Network (NLN); Fiona Keogh, Area Manager NLN and Mary Behan Instructor NLN. Photo by Dermot Crean

NLN Centre Receives €3,000 After Fashion Fundraiser

January 29, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Learning Network in Tralee received a cheque for €3,000 on Friday last thanks to a fashion show back in October. Fiona Hyde, whose son Dylan is a trainee there, helped organise the annual fundraiser in Sol y Sombra and some of the proceeds now go the facility in […]

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PREVIEW: IT Tralee Hope To Advance In Sigerson Cup This Week

PREVIEW: IT Tralee Hope To Advance In Sigerson Cup This Week

January 29, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

By Eamon Fitzgerald IT Tralee will make the long trip to Belfast this week in order to take on 2017 winners St. Marys University Belfast in round 3 of the 2019 Sigerson Cup. The game will take place on Wednesday at 2pm at the St. Teresa’s GAC, Belfast. The IT […]

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Stephen O'Brien aims to break free from Philly McMahon and Brian Fenton while Paul Murphy looks on. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bad News If You Didn’t Get Tickets For Kerry v Dublin In Tralee

January 28, 2019 at 9:03 pm Comments are Disabled

IT appears that tickets for Kerry v Dublin in Austin Stack Park have now sold out. With Kerry looking good yesterday, interest in the new look team is high and as a result the game on Saturday, February 9, will have a capacity attendance in Tralee, just as it did […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

January 28, 2019 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

CONGRATULATIONS: to the Kerry seniors for a great win over over Tyrone last Sunday in Killarney. A very special congratulations to Na Gaeil’s Jack Barry and Diarmuid O’Connor who both had a fine game. Well done boys. Seniors    The seniors defeated Churchill in the St. Brendan’s League on Sunday […]

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Two Kerry People Honoured At Camogie Association Awards

Two Kerry People Honoured At Camogie Association Awards

January 28, 2019 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO people who make a fantastic contribution to camogie in Kerry were honoured in Croke Park at the Camogie Association Awards on Saturday night Margaret Carroll of Cillard Camogie Club was the Kerry recipient of a “Volunteer of the Year” Award and Kerry PRO Risteárd Ó Fuaráin received the ‘PRO […]

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Darragh Ó Cinnéide with Hanson, Anne Condon, Margaret Lyons,Joan Hill with Marcel, Anne O'Riordan with Junior and Anna Lynch launching the upcoming fundraising concert. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dance At The Meadowlands To Raise Funds For Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

January 28, 2019 at 4:09 pm 1 comment

HAVING raised over €20,000 last year for the Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind, local ladies are once again holding an fundraiser for the organisation. A dance will be held in The Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday, February 16, with music coming from ‘Nightlife’. Last August, six members of the Tralee divisional […]

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Tyres Slashed And Items Stolen From Cars In Tralee Area

Tyres Slashed And Items Stolen From Cars In Tralee Area

January 28, 2019 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information after three separate incidents of theft and criminal damage relating to vehicles. Over the weekend of Friday, January 18 to Monday, January 21, in the Oakpark area, a car was broken into and a number of items taken. On Wednesday, January 23, […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

January 28, 2019 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: We were due to begin our season yesterday (27th Jan) but our Town League game against Na Gaeil was not played. So our first outing of the season is fixed for next Sunday (3rd Feb) with an away game against John Mitchels in round 2 of the Town […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

January 28, 2019 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

RUN Kerins O’Rahillys’ 10k/5k run and walk was held on Sunday last and was a great success again this year. The event, now in it’s fifth year, honoured well-known clubman Francie Quill.  Francie’s contribution was truly recognised by the big turnout which exceeded 300 entrants. The club would like to […]

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