Archive for March, 2019

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Team Wins At Stage 2 Of Credit Union Schools Quiz

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Team Wins At Stage 2 Of Credit Union Schools Quiz

March 5, 2019 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVING won the Cara Credit Union Schools Quiz back in January, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn competed in Stage 2 last weekend. Their brain power was well and truly tested  as they battled it out with schools from all over Kerry and West Limerick, coming out on top in the under 13 […]

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Another Rainfall Warning Issued By Met Éireann

March 5, 2019 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the snow on Sunday, it’ll be back to plain old rain this afternoon as Met Éireann has issued another Status Yellow rainfall warning for Munster and Leinster. A spell of heavy rain will move up from the south Tuesday afternoon, giving 25 to 35 mm of rain. The larger […]

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Mark Doe’s Recipes For Perfect Pancakes

Mark Doe’s Recipes For Perfect Pancakes

March 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Renowned chef Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has your Shrove Tuesday sorted with these recipes… Top 5 tips for making the perfect pancake • Use a good quality non stick pan (pref Teflon coated) • Don’t make the batter to thick • Only flip the pancake […]

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Tommy Walsh Named GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week

Tommy Walsh Named GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week

March 5, 2019 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY and Kerins O’Rahilly’s man, Tommy Walsh, has been voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week. The Tralee man earned 5,251 votes on the Official GAA Instagram page with Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan second on 4,850 and Tyrone’s Peter Harte third on 3,317 votes. Tommy had a fine game against Monaghan on Sunday finishing with […]

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Ned O'Shea (contractor) with Peter Harty and Claire Harty and staff members  of CH Tralee who have announced a €1.5m revamp of their store at The Mall. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH To Invest €1.5m In Tralee Store Revamp

March 5, 2019 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

CH, one of Tralee’s best recognised retailers for over 50 years is about to undertake a major renovation of its store located at 31 The Mall, Tralee. The retailer whose store includes a pharmacy, opticians, beauty salon, photo services, cosmetics, fragrance and gift hall will this week begin work on […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Council Accused Of Being ‘Mean-Spirited’ For Not Contributing To Hotel Costs For Palestinian Delegation

March 5, 2019 at 9:29 am 1 comment

A SINN Féin councillor has accused Kerry County Council as being “mean-spirited” for not contributing to putting members of a delegation from a Palestinian town up in a hotel when they visit Tralee soon. The delegation from Beit Sahour, a town near the Shepherd’s Field of Bethlehem, will arrive later in […]

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Garden Of Remembrance For CervicalCheck Scandal Victims Planned For Tralee

Garden Of Remembrance For CervicalCheck Scandal Victims Planned For Tralee

March 5, 2019 at 9:27 am 1 comment

A GARDEN of remembrance for the victims of the CervicalCheck Scandal is planned for Tralee. The idea came from the late Emma Mhic Mhathúna, the campaigner who lost her life last October after being diagnosed with cancer early in 2018. Cllr Toireasa Ferris got to know Emma — who lived […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

Warriors Match This Weekend Is An All-Ticket Affair

March 5, 2019 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors Super League showdown with Templeogue at the Tralee Sports Complex on Saturday night is an all ticket affair. The highly anticipated clash between two of the League’s heavyweights could potentially decide the outcome of the title and is shaping up as the biggest game of the season […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

March 4, 2019 at 5:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Tadhg First From Parnells in Kerry Seniors Hurlers Debut:  Fantastic news midweek saw Parnells Tadhg Brick named on the bench for the Kerry seniors hurlers in their national league game against Meath.  Not bad going for a fella yet to play a club senior hurling game. Coming on in the […]

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Action from the Town League Final on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

March 4, 2019 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Senior Town League Final Ballymac v Austin Stacks A spritely game in a cool Austin Stacks park resulted in a well deserved win 1-18 to 0-10 for Austin Stacks over Ballymac. An opening onslaught from the stacks men threatened to put Ballymac to the sword but wasted chances kept […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

March 4, 2019 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 6 & 8 GIRLS Training will continue next Sunday in the John Mitchel’s sports-hall from 10.00 – 11.00am with the emphasis on fun, making friends and learning some new skills. All are welcome! UNDER 12 GIRLS Our U12 Girls continued their winning form from last season by comprehensively beating […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

March 4, 2019 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Comedy Drama     One Ordination and a Donation, our comedy drama, premiered in the clubhouse on Wednesday the 27th of February and had its grand finale on Saturday the 2nd March. To say that it was well received is an understatement!! Hilarious from start to finish, it left each nights audience […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

March 4, 2019 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIORS Following our drawn Town League clash with John Mitchels the previous week, our Senior squad had a very worthwhile practice match versus the same opposition on Saturday evening last at the John Mitchels complex. It turned out to be another well contested game with Kerins O’Rahillys emerging victorious by […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

March 4, 2019 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 03, 05, 11 & 12. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Tom O Connor Clash East, Ger O Brien Duagh, Paul McCarthy Derryquay, Tomas McCarthy Derryquay and Fr Sean Jones c/o St John’s […]

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Austin Stacks winners of the Tralee Town Board League.

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

March 4, 2019 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

GOLF CLASSIC: A reminder that 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 […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Man Assaulted In Town Centre

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Man Assaulted In Town Centre

March 4, 2019 at 4:32 pm 1 comment

GARDAI are appealing for information or witnesses to an assault in Tralee over a week ago. On Sunday, February 24, at around 3am a man in his 50s was assaulted by three males on Castle Street. He was struck around the face a number of times. He suffered facial injuries […]

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Keith Jumper takes on Maree defence. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Overpower Maree To Set Up Super League showdown

March 4, 2019 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell saw Warriors win again at the complex and now it’s all to play for next week against Templeogue… Garveys Tralee Warriors 88 Maree 70 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors extended their winning streak to four games in a row and in doing so consolidated their position in second place on […]

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Enable Ireland Kerry's Sean Scally (right) with Tom Sheehy who is set for several  fundraising spinathons over the coming week around the county. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tom’s Taking To The Bike At Chopin’s Cafe For ‘Pancake Tuesday’ Fundraiser

March 4, 2019 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

HE is famed for his fundraising endeavours for Enable Ireland Kerry and Tom Sheehy is getting on his bike again on Tuesday for the cause. Ballyroe resident Tommy is doing a spinning session outside Chopin’s Cafe & Restaurant on Ashe Street on Tuesday morning/afternoon. There will be pancakes, coffee, tea, […]

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Lisa Fingleton, Kaplan Carter O'Flynn, Moya Noctor and Ciara Dunne at the CYPSC Art and Sound Exhibition at Tralee Library on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry LGBTQ+ Community Creates Art And Sound Exhibition At Tralee Library

March 4, 2019 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

AN art and sound exhibition created by Kerry LGBTQ+ adults and young people was opened on Saturday by Sinn Féin Cllr Toireasa Ferris in Tralee Library. The exhibition, which is open to the public until March 16, documents the experience of being LGBTQ+ in Kerry today and explores how it […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In January

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In January

March 4, 2019 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that January was another busy month for sales with 20 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €2,802,500. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in January was a house in […]

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Concert At Siamsa To Help Out Charity

Concert At Siamsa To Help Out Charity

March 4, 2019 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

A CONCERT will take place next month in Siamsa Tire as a fundraiser for the Brighter Communities Worldwide. It’s a cause close to the heart of a number of local people, as six members of the Tralee Mountaineering Club travelled to Kenya in October 2018 with the charity on a […]

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Patricia Foley.

Kerry Woman Wins €23,000 On ‘Winning Streak’

March 3, 2019 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be some renovations carried out at a home in Killarney after a woman won thousands on the Winning Streak TV game show last night. Patricia Foley from Killarney came away from the show with €23,000 and said she will use the cash to do up her house. Patricia was […]

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Niamh Lawlor, Gillian Fitzgerald and Róisín Donnellan at 'One Ordination And A Donation' at Na Gaeil Clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Successful Play’s Three-Night Run Comes To End At Na Gaeil

March 3, 2019 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY night and a sell-out show in Na Gaeil clubhouse saw the end of a successful three-night run of ‘One Ordination and a Donation’. The comedy drama also packed them in on Wednesday and Thursday night and the all the hard work of rehearsals which started back in October paid […]

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Brogue To Host Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

Brogue To Host Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

March 3, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Kerry will be flipping for funds on Tuesday next, March 5, when the cancer support charity hosts a pancake morning at Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Tralee. Fiona Kirby and her team have joined forces with Recovery Haven again this year to offer free pancakes with every tea or coffee […]

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Man Dies In Road Collision Near Causeway

Man Dies In Road Collision Near Causeway

March 3, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Listowel are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in north Kerry last night. The incident occurred on a minor road near the village of Causeway shortly at approximately 8:15pm. A male pedestrian (40s) was fatally injured when he was struck by a van. Gardaí and emergency services […]

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Roger Harty: The Original Author of Mindfulness

Roger Harty: The Original Author of Mindfulness

March 3, 2019 at 9:40 am 1 comment

MINDFULNESS: A mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment. I was first introduced to the whole area of mindfulness when I read the book The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. They say that necessity is the mother of invention and the necessity in my case […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Sunday

March 2, 2019 at 6:37 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading to Killarney for the Kerry matches tomorrow, better bring the raincoat. Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Rainfall warning for Munster and Leinster with heavy rain during Sunday giving accumulations of 25 to 35 mm.It’s valid from 6am to 6pm on Sunday. A quick look at […]

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Launching the 'Celebrity Chef' fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven were Sales and Marketing Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley, Phil Stack of Recovery Haven, General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan, Carol Barry of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

A ‘Celebrity Chef’ Night With Amazing Food And Top Prizes To Be Won

March 2, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR of Ireland’s finest chefs are joining forces once again to create a dining experience to remember at The Rose Hotel, Tralee. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive pastry chef and executive chef of The Merrion Hotel, Paul Kelly […]

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Recruitment For Kerry ETB Course Where Over 90% Of Graduates Gain Employment

Recruitment For Kerry ETB Course Where Over 90% Of Graduates Gain Employment

March 2, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre will shortly close recruitment for their upcoming Fibre Installation Technician qualification, which will be delivered in partnership with TLI Group at their Monavalley Campus in Tralee. Headquartered in Abbeydorney, TLI Group are a leading critical utility infrastructure company who employ more than 400 staff and operate […]

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Mary Lynch, Carmel McGillicuddy and Margo Sillery at 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road' at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Zyber Theatre’s Production Proving Popular At Siamsa Tíre

March 2, 2019 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE story of five friends looking back on their time on the building sites of London and how their lives turned out, is playing on the Siamsa Tíre stage this weekend and it’s proving very popular. The Zyber Theatre Company’s production of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ […]

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