Archive for March, 2019

Melissa Nix, Rachel Browne, Rebecca Ryan Griffin, Dolly Molloy, Claire Molloy and Trish Molloy at Mary O'Donnell's 'Capsule' event in The Ashe Hotel on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mary O’Donnell Hosts Sold-Out Lifestyle Event In The Ashe Hotel

March 31, 2019 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the great reputation she has, it was no wonder that Mary O’Donnell’s first beauty event was a sold-out success. Around 150 ladies attended ‘Capsule’ at The Ashe Hotel on Saturday evening where ladies found all they needed to know from the experts about beauty, hair, fashion, wellness, food and […]

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Paudie O'Sullivan, Mark Prendivlle and John O'Regan at the end of the SRAC Atlantic Challenge on Denny Street on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Hosts Over 1,300 Cyclists For SRAC Cycle

March 31, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 1,300 cyclists converged on Tralee on Saturday for one of the biggest and best charity cycling events of the year. The Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge (SRAC) was an amazing opportunity to cycle with sporting legends out to see the sights of west Kerry and it was superbly hosted by Tralee’s Chain […]

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At The Oyster Tavern on Friday night for the launch of the Churchill Variety Show which takes place on May 4 in Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, in front; Jessica McGibney and Maeve Hanafin. Seated; Aidan Murphy, Mike Moriarty and Dave Buckley. At back; Veronica Kelly, Triona Daly, Jim O'Sullivan, Malachy Kelly, Maura McCarthy, Susan Browne and Linda Browne. Photo by Dermot Crean

Churchill GAA To Put On A Show At Ballyroe

March 31, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT night out and an opportunity to meet the neighbours is guaranteed during the May Bank Holiday weekend as Churchill GAA hosts a ‘Summer Variety Show’. Taking place on Sunday, May 5, this is the third event major fundraising event they’ve had in as many years after hosting a […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 31, 2019 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… The Warriors show the Cup at The Green… Great photos of the @warriors_bc visit. Thank you to Joe Hanley. @Traleetodaynews @Kerrys_Eye @kerryman_ie […]

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Michelle O'Sullivan, Sharon McElligott, Sarah Louise Carey and Sandra Walsh at UHK's Got Talent at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The UHK’s Got Talent Night At The Brandon (Part 2)

March 30, 2019 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY came in their hundreds to support the staff of University Hospital Kerry taking part in UHK’s Got Talent last night. As we told you earlier (click here for previous coverage), the judges went for Vocal Chords as the winners while the public vote favoured The Arrhythmias. But it was the […]

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‘May the Force be with you’…Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. The Festival takes place from Friday 3rd May - Sunday 5th May 2019. Also on Hand was Danielle Favier, Fáilte Ireland and James Murphy, Skellig Whiskey.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Star Wars Fans To Enjoy ‘May The 4th Be With You’ Festival In Kerry Villages

March 30, 2019 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

CALLING all Star Wars fans. The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. Celebrating […]

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The Kerry County Fleadh organising committee at the launch of the event. Front: Bernard Cronin, Sheila Hurley(treasurer), Ciara Kennedy(secretary), Margaret Wrenn(vice-treasurer), John Joe Harmon, John Lehane. Back: Chris Horan(PRO), Turlough O'Brien(vice chairman), Vincent Prendergast(chairman), Tim Wrenn.

Milltown Looks Forward To Hosting Kerry County Fleadh

March 30, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

PLANS are coming together in Milltown for the Kerry County Fleadh, which will be staged in the mid-Kerry town in June for the second year running. “Last year’s Fleadh was a huge success in Milltown”, said Chairman of the organising committee Vincent Prendergast. “Feedback has been very positive, and there’s […]

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'Fit For Discharge', contestants at UHK's Got Talent at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Raised For Chemotherapy Unit With UHK’s Got Talent (Part 1)

March 30, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 1,000 people enjoyed some fantastic entertainment last night as the staff at University Hospital Kerry showed there’s a lot more to them than their talents in the healthcare profession. Over 7o of them in eight acts took to the stage in the Brandon Hotel Conference centre for UHK’s Got […]

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'Us'

McCann At The Movies: ‘Us’ Is The Scariest Movie You’ll See This Year

March 30, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Jordan Peele’s stunning, fear-filled feature ‘Us’ is a remarkable movie that will  feature in many ‘Best of 2019’ lists… This week’s Tralee Omniplex outing, ‘Us’, tells the story of Adelaide (Nupita Nyong’o) who, haunted by an unexplainable trauma from her childhood and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, […]

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Know Your Rights: Changes To Minimum Wage For People Under 18

March 30, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: What are the recent changes to the minimum wage?  Answer: The national minimum wage has not changed and is still €9.80 for adult workers over 18. However, from 4 March […]

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Fire At Killarney National Park Now Contained

Fire At Killarney National Park Now Contained

March 30, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fire Service has attended and contained a fire which occurred overnight in Killarney National Park, but is asking members of the public to stay away from the southern side of Torc Mountain until further notice. The fire was reported to the Fire Services at 10pm and two units from […]

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GardaI Appeal For Witnesses After Death Of Cyclist

GardaI Appeal For Witnesses After Death Of Cyclist

March 29, 2019 at 10:58 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Listowel investigating the death of a male cyclist in his 60s are appealing for witnesses. On Wednesday, shortly after 5pm, Gardaí and Emergency Services were called when a male cyclist was found lying on the road at Colkeragh on the R552 between Ballylongford and Listowel. The injured man […]

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Eye to eye...Jack Barry is challenged by Chris Barrett of Mayo. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Team To Face Mayo In The National League Final On Sunday

March 29, 2019 at 9:08 pm Comments are Disabled

AND so it comes down to Sunday and Kerry will be looking to seek reverse the result from earlier this month when they meet Mayo on Sunday. Croke Park is the venue for the Allianz Football League Division 1 Final at 4pm will see them face the Connacht side who […]

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Caherleaheen NS pupil Sean Óg Brosnan who made his Confirmation on Friday, with family at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils From Four Schools Enjoy Confirmation Day At St John’s

March 29, 2019 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

MUCH like yesterday, the sun was shining for Confirmation Day at St John’s Church in Tralee on Friday. Around 120 pupils from Presentation Primary, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Caherleaheen NS and St Brendan’s NS Blennerville and their families ensured it was standing room only in the church for the ceremony. Bishop […]

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Deep Sky Objects.

Launch Of New Music Sessions Night In Tralee

March 29, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE first Stag & Doe Sessions will take place in The Fiddler Bar in the Square on this Saturday night with doors open at 7:30pm. The event was previously due to take place in The Ashe Hotel, so note the change of venue. According to the organisers, Stag & Doe […]

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Demolition Work Continues At Former Bridge Inn Site

Demolition Work Continues At Former Bridge Inn Site

March 29, 2019 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

NOW you see it, now you (sort of) don’t. A demolition crew moved in to the old Bridge Inn site last night to take down the outer walls of the building, after the roof was taken away over the past week. Work has started in earnest on the new development […]

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Carmel Marnane, Tom Randles, Niall Quinn, Ogie Moran and Mikey Quinn at the Business Leaders Gala Dinner at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Business Leaders Gala Dinner At Ballygarry House Hotel

March 29, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Business Leaders’ Gala Dinner took place last night, providing a fitting denouement to the Cantillon Conference which was held earlier on Thursday. The Institute of Technology Tralee, in association with Deloitte, hosted the event at Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee where the entrepreneurial achievements of Kerry-based business leaders were […]

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Aisling Delaney (left) receives her National Culinary Skills Awards.

IT Tralee Student Wins National Culinary Skills Title

March 28, 2019 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

AN IT Tralee culinary student won the National Cookery Skills Competition at Ireland Skills Live last weekend in Dublin’s RDS. Aisling Delaney a Third Year student of the BA in Culinary Arts at IT Tralee, under the guidance of Chef Lecturer Dan Browne, represented the Institute at the Ireland skills competition […]

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Gardaí Seek Information From Driver After Collision In Tralee

Gardaí Seek Information From Driver After Collision In Tralee

March 28, 2019 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are looking to speak to a driver of a car involved in a collision in Tralee this lunchtime. Just after 1pm, two cars were involved a crash at Castlemorris Roundabout at Ballymullen. No one was injured but Gardaí say one of the cars, a 171 red Audi estate, left the […]

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Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne with Brendan Smith's sixth class pupils from CBS Primary, Principal Denis Coleman and Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald and Sara Barry at the confirmations at St John's Church on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Confirmation Day Arrives For CBS And Moyderwell Pupils

March 28, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY had a fantastic day for it. Nearly 70 children from two schools in town enjoyed their Confirmation Day on Thursday. There were two classes from CBS Primary School, and one from Mercy Moyderwell receiving the sacrament as their families looked on. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne – and a number of […]

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Pamela Prendiville Farr (left) with Jessica Sheridan.

Kerry Woman Launches Podcast ‘For All Mum Kind’

March 28, 2019 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY mother of one, Pamela Prendiville Farr, launches ‘For All Mum Kind’ The Podcast this Mother’s Day, Sunday, March 31. ‘For All Mum Kind’ is a homegrown Irish podcast described as “for mums by mums”.  A new episode will be released every Sunday on podcast platforms. Pamela is mother […]

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Participants in St John of God Services production of 'Sister' at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John Of God Services ‘Sister’ Is A Sellout Success

March 28, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TWO sell-out nights at Siamsa Tíre ensured the latest production from Saint John of God Kerry Services was a massive success. ‘Sister’, based on the hit movie and musical ‘Sister Act’, saw people from all over the county converge on the Tralee venue for superb entertainment on Tuesday and Wednesday. […]

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Lining up for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean

Warriors To Get Back To Work For Champions Trophy Semi-Final

March 28, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been on cloud 9 for the past few days, but the weekend brings Tralee Warriors back down to earth with another challenge at the Tralee Sports Complex. They may be Men’s Superleague Champions after last weekend’s heroics, but there’s a three in a row to go for over the […]

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Scene from 'A Little Help'

Ballyheigue School Pupils Win Award At Film Festival

March 27, 2019 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE pupils in a Ballyheigue school have won an award at a film festival in Limerick. St. Joseph’s N.S., Bouleenshere, Ballyheigue won Best Concept at Ireland’s Junior Young Filmmaker of the year Awards at the FreshFilmFestival. Their film, ‘A Little Help’ was made by 2nd and 3rd class pupils and it’s the […]

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Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher meets Emily McGillicuddy,   Eileen McCarthy and Eileen Scanlon at Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rose Kirsten Pays A Visit To Baile Mhuire

March 27, 2019 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher was in town on Tuesday and Wednesday for a short visit. She attended the St John of God Services production of ‘Sister’ in Siamsa Tíre last night and this morning she went along to see the services provided in Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre. […]

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Presentation Tralee students Larisa Vichente, Rachael O'Sullivan and Emma Flanagan with special guest speaker Fr Philip Mulryne and Presentation Tralee teacher Norma Foley at the Céiliúradh na nÓg event in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students From All Over Kerry Attend Céiliúradh Na nÓg

March 27, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 post-primary students from across the Diocese of Kerry gathered for a celebration day in the Brandon Hotel. Fifteen schools were represented, including Presentation Secondary and CBS The Green form Tralee, to participate in ‘Ceiliúradh na nÓg.’ The purpose of this initiative is to develop the faith life of Transition […]

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Allanagh O'Sullivan.

Allanagh To Represent Ireland In World Skills Final In Russia

March 27, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

A LIXNAW teenager will go on to represent her country in the World Skills Final in Russia later this year after winning the national competition at the weekend. Kerry ETB trainee, Allanagh O Sullivan from Lixnaw won the national title in the beauty therapy category at the Ireland Skills Live […]

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Tralee Lions Club To Host Annual Table Quiz At The Meadowlands

Tralee Lions Club To Host Annual Table Quiz At The Meadowlands

March 27, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will host their annual table quiz at The Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday, April 4 at 8pm. All proceeds raised on the night will go in support of Kerry Cancer Support Group. This is always a well-attended event and there’s loads of spot prizes up for grabs on […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks Juvenile GAA Club News

March 26, 2019 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: We had to postpone our trip to Legion on Saturday morning. This will now take place on Saturday April 6. We moved outdoors on Sunday last with training taking place in Caherslee. This will continue every Sunday. PEIL FAOI 12: (i) The Timberlands Kitchen and Floors Town […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

March 26, 2019 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Men’s Spring League Finals of Castle Bar Spring League Cup & Plate (Date to be confirmed) Cup: Jim O’Connor V Gene Kelly Plate: Domo Lyne V Brendan Fitzgerald Fitzforeness Scotch Foursomes: 1.Allan O’Connor (10) & Kieran Ruttledge (17) – 45pts 2.Martin Mitchell (13) & Jerry Maloney (14) – 42pts 3.Eamon […]

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