Archive for March, 2019

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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Pauline Mallaby (right) collect her Ballymac GAA Lotto winnings of €8,300.

Pauline Scoops €8,300 In Ballymac GAA Lotto

March 2, 2019 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a busy night for Ballymacelligott GAA. First of all the the seniors played Stacks in the Tralee Town Board Town League Final at Austin Stack Park. They came away disappointed losing to Stacks, but then the club officials headed out to Ballygarry House Hotel where a lady was waiting […]

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

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Beat Ballymac To Win Town Board League Final

March 2, 2019 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks senior team secured their first silverware of the season when they beat Ballymac last night in the Tralee Town Board League Final. Played under lights at Austin Stack Park, the Rockies proved too strong and clinical for Ballymac team running out 1-18 to 0-10 winners and captain […]

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Know Your Rights: Contracts Of Employment

March 2, 2019 at 11:12 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: I’m starting a new job. I heard that there are changes to the rules about terms of employment for new employees. What are they?  Answer: Your employer must provide you […]

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Olivia Colman as Queen Anne in 'The Favourite'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘The Favourite’ Is A Wonderfully Weird Satirical Drama

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

Anchored by some magnificent performances, John McCann says ‘The Favourite’ is a worthy of all the praised lavished upon it… It’s fair to say that Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is an acquired taste. His previous features ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ and ‘The Lobster’ whilst bold and at times brilliant, […]

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Tommy Walsh puts in a tackle against Monaghan in the Allianz Football league. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Here’s The Kerry Side To Face Monaghan On Sunday

March 1, 2019 at 8:15 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY senior footballers are going for five in a row league wins this Sunday with Monaghan standing in the way. The Round 5 game of the Allianz Football League Division 1 has a 3pm throw-in (the Kerry hurlers are on first in a double-header from 1pm) at Fitzgerald  Stadium. Peter […]

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Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Chambers Call For Extension To Deadline For Submissions To RSES Plan

March 1, 2019 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S representative organisations have united to ask the Director of the Southern Regional Assembly for an extension to the March 8 deadline for receiving submissions to the Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) Plan. The plan, which is a new framework for economic development and planning for the Southern […]

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Keen golfers Erika Kirby and Jim O'Dowd at the launch of the Kerry Schools Cup.

Launch Of The Kerry Schools Cup Golf Competition

March 1, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Golf Doc Academy has announced the official launch of the inaugural Kerry Schools Cup golf competition for 12 – 16 year olds. Teams of six kids are being invited to represent their secondary school in the Kerry Schools Cup and unlike other sports for 12 -16 year olds, teams […]

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Ladies at the Nolan's Londis Coffee Morning fundraiser in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nolan’s Coffee Morning Raises Funds For KCSG

March 1, 2019 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was the usual steady stream of customers to Nolan’s Londis on Thursday morning and many of them were in generous mood. The garage on North Circular Road hosted a fundraising coffee morning  in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group/Kerry Cork Health Link Bus and people enjoyed a free […]

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At back; Mairead Corcoran, Agata Pach, Kay O'Donnell and Catriona O'Dowd. In front; Siobhan O'Grady, Jacinta O'Dowd and Niamh Ryan of 'Fit For Discharge' at the launch of UHK's Got Talent on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In ‘University Hospital Kerry’s Got Talent’

March 1, 2019 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year, dancers from University Hospital Kerry took to the stage for “Sickly Come Dancing 2018” event where a phenomenal €67,000 was raised. Well the staff are doing it all over again later this month when they hold ‘UHK’s Got Talent 2019’ at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday, […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 1, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

March is here and while spring was in the air this week, the weather isn’t supposed to be as kind in the coming days. Nevertheless, you should try to get out and about to a few things… Friday 1. Tops of the town… There’s some silverware up for grabs in […]

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Roundys Bar Closes…But Will Open Again In Two Weeks

Roundys Bar Closes…But Will Open Again In Two Weeks

March 1, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

ROUNDYS Bar in Tralee has shut its doors…but only for two weeks. The popular bar had been run by Stewart Lyons for over four years, but the lease has expired and the owners have decided to take up the mantle again. Alan and Francis Fitzgibbon will be reopening the bar […]

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Kerry Woman Hoping To Spin The Wheel On ‘Winning Streak’ This Saturday

March 1, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY woman who loves a game of bingo, will be hoping to hit the jackpot and spin the Winning Streak wheel when she appears on the Winning Streak TV game show on RTÉ One this Saturday. Patricia Foley from Killarney was out and about last Saturday evening when she […]

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Principal of Coláiste Íde Áine Ní Chearbhaill and  Hannah Ní Shearcaigh,  5th year student who won an EU Young Translators Award.

Coláiste Íde Student Wins ‘Young Translators’ Award

March 1, 2019 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT at a Kerry school will be recognised at an awards ceremony in Dublin in a couple of weeks. Hannah Ní Shearcaigh of Coláiste Íde in Dingle won the “Young Translators, 2018” competition for Munster with the European Commission recently. Hannah had to undertake a specific test for translating […]

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