Archive for February, 2019

Claire Horan (Beauty Therapy Teacher), Shannon Quill, Kerry Murphy, Shane McElligott, Brenda McEvoy teacher of the Physiotherapy Assistant Course, Bridget Moore, Leah O'Neill and Katie Ferriter with Jade Lang lying down at the Kerry College of Further Education Open Day on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Prospective Students Spoilt For Choice At KCFE Open Day

February 28, 2019 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry College of Further Education campus in Clash was buzzing on Wednesday as they held an Open Day to showcase the courses, facilities and wide range of options available. There were hundreds of secondary school students from around the county as well as people who want to upskill and […]

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Lent Event In Tralee Pastoral Area Aims At Reconnecting People With God

Lent Event In Tralee Pastoral Area Aims At Reconnecting People With God

February 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you are in Tralee town on Saturday, March 9, don’t be surprised if you are approached by a parishioner inviting you to visit St John’s Church. The Tralee Pastoral Area which includes: St. John’s parish; St. Brendan’s parish and The Spa parish, is hosting a ‘Homecoming’ event for Lent. […]

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Front Left to right Kate Kennelly (Arts Officer ,Creative Ireland Kerry Co-Ordinator), Mayor of Kerry Cllr, Norma Foley, Ann O Dwyer, Director of Schools Youth and Music Kerry EETB., Una O Sullivan (KDYS)
Back Left to right  Padraig Harrington, Liam Murray, Miriam Galvin (Youth Officer, Kerry ETB) Marion O’Toole Kerry ETB, Oisin Murray and Brian Devane

Kerry ETB Announces Funding For Creative Youth Partnership

February 28, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board has announced funding for a Creative Youth Partnership pilot. Kerry ETB is one of three ETBs set to pilot this local creative partnership which was funded by the Department of Education and Skills. Kerry ETB along with its local partner Kerry County Council’s Arts Office […]

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Giles Hoffman, Lorna White, Brian White and Marilyn O'Shea at the table quiz in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Conor’s Quiz Is A Great Success In The Brogue

February 28, 2019 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout at Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Wednesday night for a table quiz organised a local man. Conor Cusack, a member of the Born to Run Club, held it in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation and it was well-supported by the club members and quiz fans. […]

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Two Arrested For Theft Of Mobile Phone On Bus

Two Arrested For Theft Of Mobile Phone On Bus

February 28, 2019 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested and charged a woman in her late teens and a man his 20s in relation to a theft incident that took place on a bus in Listowel yesterday. At approximately 5:30pm, Gardaí received a report from a man who had his mobile phone stolen whilst on a bus […]

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Michelle Greaney (second from left) presents a cheque for €1,700, proceeds from the recent Optimal Fitness 10 Miler, to Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice. Also included is Bridie O'Connor, Brian O'Sullivan of The Rose Hotel and Breda Barry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Michelle’s Run Raises Funds For Kerry Hospice

February 28, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an event which drew around 370 people to the Rose Hotel just two weeks ago and yesterday evening the proceeds from the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race were presented to Kerry Hospice. Organised by Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness, she said she was delighted with the turnout […]

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Daithi Ó Sé promoting the search for Rose Escorts. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Deadline Approaches For Kerry Men To Apply To Be Rose Escorts

February 28, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TIME is running out for Kerry men to apply to be Rose Escorts at the Rose of Tralee International Festival. This year is a particularly special one for the Festival as it will celebrate 60 years from Friday, August 23rd to Tuesday, August 27th. Thursday, March 20, is the deadline […]

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John Fraher, Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, John Patton and Ken Quillinan of the Zyber Theatre Company's production of 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Super Production Of ‘The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road’ Begins Tonight

February 28, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company returns to the Siamsa Tíre stage over the next three nights to stage a hugely popular play which explores the lives of men who worked on the building sites of London in the 1970s. Productions of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ have […]

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Seanie Sugrue and Bertie Brosnan.

Movie Made By Tralee Men To Premiere In California On St Patrick’s Day

February 27, 2019 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

A FILM written and directed by a Tralee man and co-produced by another local, is to premiere at a film festival in California on St Patrick’s Day. ‘Misty Button’ is an Irish/American  dark comedy written and directed by Seanie Sugrue and co-produced by Bertie Brosnan. It will receive its world […]

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Two Events To Give Information On Fostering In Kerry

Two Events To Give Information On Fostering In Kerry

February 27, 2019 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you want to find out more about fostering, then next month sees a couple of events in Tralee which may interest you. The Kerry Branch of Irish Foster Care Asscoiation (IFCA) is a voluntary group that meets on the second Friday of each month for a Coffee Morning in the Meadowlands […]

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Road Works On Tralee-Dingle N86 Road Over Coming Weeks

Road Works On Tralee-Dingle N86 Road Over Coming Weeks

February 27, 2019 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading west, take note of some road works taking place on the N86 over the next number of weeks. Works will commence on road surface improvements on the N86 Tralee to Dingle road between Camp and Annascaul on Thursday, February 28. The resurfacing works will take place between […]

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Still Time To Get To KCFE Open Day

Still Time To Get To KCFE Open Day

February 27, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to get to Kerry College of Further Education’s Open Day which is being held today at their Clash campus. Continuing until 7pm this evening, this annual event provides an opportunity for those attending to gain an insight into the college and the many courses on offer. Teachers […]

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Con O'Connor (standing second from left) of Pieta House with the Tralee Darkness Into Light committee at the presentation of proceeds from last year's event. Front from left; Martin Brosnan, Marilyn O'Shea and Aidan O'Sullivan. Back from left; Stephanie Turner, Ann Leahy O'Shea and Pat Turner. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Amount Raised From Tralee Darkness Into Light 2018

February 27, 2019 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Darkness Into Light event was a massive success again last May and this year’s walk was launched at a cheque presentation at Kirby’s Brogue Inn last night. The cheque of €41,198.97 raised in the 2018 event was presented to Con O’Connor, Co-ordinator of Pieta House in the South West, […]

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Anluan Dunne (JRI America), Shane Walsh (JRI America), Emer O’Connor (JRI America), Gearóid McCann (John Dough’s Shop) and Rachel O’Sullivan (JRI America). .
Foodie Fridays at JRI America has an initiative at the Kerry Technology Park Tralee . Foodie Fridays has been a great success since it began last December, creating awareness among staff which are from all over the world on the magnificent local food producers from Kerry . 
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PRESS INFO REPRO-FREE - 60 lunches sold in half an hour – sushi, tapas, paella, pizza – this is not in a busy city restaurant but it’s actually how quickly the grub has been selling on Foodie Fridays at JRI America in Tralee. The initiative at the Kerry Technology Park-based company has been a great success since it began last December, creating awareness among staff of the magnificent local food producers and providers in the county. The events are designed to highlight one food producer each week, which enables both commercial success and excellent promotion opportunities.

Company’s ‘Foodie Friday’ Is A Hit With Staff And Local Food Producers

February 27, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

WITH 60 lunches sold in half an hour – sushi, tapas, paella, pizza – Foodie Fridays at JRI America in Tralee is proving a big hit. The initiative at the Kerry Technology Park-based company has been a great success since it began last December, creating awareness among staff of local […]

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Kerry Had 16% Of Drivers On Penalty Points In 2017

Kerry Had 16% Of Drivers On Penalty Points In 2017

February 26, 2019 at 4:50 pm 1 comment

KERRY had the seventh lowest percentage of driving licence holders with penalty points in 2017, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office. The figures showed the number of drivers in each county in Ireland who had penalty points in 2017 as well as the percentage of drivers in each county […]

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The Munster Un 17 Boys Doubles Badminton Championships were held in UL, Limerick Sunday 24 February 
This photograph shows the winners of the Boys UN 17 Munster Doubles Championships 
L/R, Cathal Donovan, Christopher O'Donoghue winners  along with Jack McElligott, and Oisin Moloney who also took part in the competition. Photo by Tom Bradley

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 26, 2019 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin All- Ireland Grade D Championships One week after winning the Division 1 Kerry County Ladies Doubles Championship title for the first time Maeve Twomey (Killarney) and Elaine Hudson (Moyvane) are making the headlines again this week but this time for achievements at National level as opposed local […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 26, 2019 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Men’s Results: Saturday 23rd February Spring League Qualifying Round JCastle Bar Spring League. Results /Sun 23/24th Feb. Castle Bar Spring League. Results 1st Pat Williams (13) 43 Points 2nd Kevin McCarthy (15) 37 Points 3rd Robert Dinan (24) 36 Points 4th Teddy Reynolds (16) 35 Points Nrs of Cards 61 […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

February 26, 2019 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6 – MOUNTHAWK: Our UNDER 6 boys (born in 2013/14) continue their Sunday morning training at the Mercy Mounthawk Gym. Am tosaithe na traenála: 11am. All welcome. Leanfaimid leis na seisiúin faoi dhíon go dtí Lá ‘le Pádraig. PEIL FAOI 8 – CNOC AN tSEABHAIC: The UNDER 8s […]

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Diarmuid Herlihy, Marguerite Maunsell  and Eoin Sheehy in front with Kieran Dineen and Daniel O'Connor rehearsing 'One Ordination And A Donation'. Photo by Dermot Crean

All Set For ‘One Ordination And A Donation’ In Na Gaeil This Week

February 26, 2019 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER two hit comedy dramas in the past couple of years, the trilogy will be complete later this week when ‘One Ordination and a Donation’ will be performed at Na Gaeil GAA clubhouse. The play will be staged on Wednesday, February 27, Thursday, February 28 and Saturday, March 2, (7.30pm) […]

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Paul Treyvaud

Kerry Chef To Get His Own Cookery Show On Virgin Media TV

February 26, 2019 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY-BASED chef has been snapped up by Virgin Media TV for a new cookery show which will be beamed into tens of thousands of homes. Killarney restaurateur Paul Treyvaud has signed contracts with the station for the six-programme series which will see him preparing and cooking several delightful dishes. […]

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Pupils, staff and parents launch the Ardfert NS Cycle which takes place on Sunday, April 28. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ardfert NS Looks Forward To Annual Fundraising Cycle

February 26, 2019 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the 6th Ardfert Annual Cycle in aid of Ardfert  School Building Fund. After such a strong turnout last year, the cycle will again take place in springtime  with this year’s event scheduled for Sunday, April 28. This cycle provides the perfect opportunity for those preparing […]

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New System At Tralee Garda Station To Help Deaf Community

New System At Tralee Garda Station To Help Deaf Community

February 26, 2019 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Garda Station is taking part in a pilot programme which will help members of the deaf community in the county. From Friday, March 1, the station is one of two in the country to trial the system, where people from the deaf community can come in to the station […]

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Some of the bicycles dropped off at Tralee Rugby Club on Saturday.

Over 400 Bicycles Donated For Tralee Rotary Club’s Campaign

February 26, 2019 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a phenomenal reaction to an appeal for unwanted bicycles at the weekend. Tralee Rotary Club organised a drop-off point for the bicycles which will be done up and sent to Africa where children will use them to get to school. There were more than 400 bikes dropped off […]

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Repro Free — David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Deirdre Foley, Farm Advisor, Lee Strand; Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition; Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); James Sugrue, Technical Manager, Lee Strand and John Daly, General Manager Brownes, Home, Agri & Builder Providers.
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Lee Strand hosts Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event 2019

Farmers from across the county recently attended the Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event hosted by Lee Strand Co-operative Creamery. The event took place in Brownes Home, Agri & Builder Providers in Castleisland with guest speakers Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition;  Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Andrew O’Connell, Auctus First Fibre and Sean Quigley, JFC. 
The Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event offered support and knowledge to farm suppliers to assist them in the management and welfare of new born calves. In the long term, this method will lead to healthier adult cows who are more capable of producing a higher quality and volume of milk.
John O’Sullivan, General Manger, Lee Strand commented “The event was a great success and we would like to thank all the guest speakers who attended. The information presented was very practical and can be easily implemented to achieve the goals of calf health and nutrition. This in turn guarantees continuous high quality milk for all our customers.”
The event concluded with an interactive Q & A session, followed by refreshments. Chairperson for the event was James Sugrue, Technical Manager, Lee Strand and event organisers were Deirdre Foley, Farm Advisor, Lee Strand and John Daly, General Manager Brownes, Home, Agri & Builder Providers. 

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PHOTO CAPTION: David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Deirdre Foley, Farm Advisor, Lee Strand; Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition; Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); James Sugrue, Technical Manager, Lee Strand and John Daly, General Manager Brownes, Home, Agri & Builder Providers. 
PHOTOGRAPHY: Domnick Walsh (087 2672033) will syndicate a photograph.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teresa Higgins-Walker (086 3943954), Lee Strand, Ballymullen, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Lee Strand Hosts Animal Welfare And Nutrition Information Event For Farmers

February 26, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

FARMERS from across the county recently attended the Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event hosted by Lee Strand Co-operative Creamery. The event took place in Brownes Home, Agri & Builder Providers in Castleisland with guest speakers Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition;  Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Andrew O’Connell, […]

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Dolores Tiernan

New CEO At Talbot Grove Addiction Treatment Centre

February 26, 2019 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE Board of Talbot Grove addiction treatment centre in Castleisland, has announced the appointment of Sligo native Dolores Tiernan as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 18. The appointment marks a return to Talbot Grove for Dolores, who served as the facility’s Deputy Director (2002-2010) prior to her appointment as Senior […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Banna And Five Other Kerry Beaches In Tripadvisor Top 10 List

February 26, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has once again dominated the annual Tripadvisor Top Irish Beaches list, but a local beach doesn’t hold the No.1 spot. Banna Strand, a previous winner, is at No.2, last year’s winner Inch Beach is at No.3, Derrynane is No.5, Coumeenoole Beach in west Kerry is at No.6, Rossbeigh at No.8 […]

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Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Get The Job Done In London

February 25, 2019 at 8:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in London to see Kerry record a facile win against the home side in the Allianz National League Division 2A game… Kerry 3-27 London 1-11 An easy enough win for Kerry in Ruislip where they overcame London by 22 points. Sean Weir captained the side, Jason Diggins […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

February 25, 2019 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 01, 19, 23 & 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Jimmy Sugrue Lohercannon, Michael Curran Blennerville, Laila Counihan Curraheen, Liz O’Connor Curraheen and John O’Connor Curraheen Next week’s Lotto will have a […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 25, 2019 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

WEEKLY NEWS Tralee Town Board Senior League Kerins O Rahillys 0-16 John Mitchels 2-10 (Dan Walsh reports) In a highly entertaining game played in ideal conditions, it finished honours even with local rivals John Mitchels. We had the aid of a strong breeze in the first half and points by […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 25, 2019 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GOLF CLASSIC: Our Golf Classic will take place on Friday April 5th at the world renowned Arnold Palmer designed Tralee Golf Course, a unique combination of traditional seaside golf links and world famous scenery. The event is a 4 person team stableford with 2 scores to count on each hole. […]

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