Archive for April, 2019

Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

April 30, 2019 at 8:46 pm Comments are Disabled

  PEIL FAOI 6: Our football fun sessions are being enjoyed by all….even by the mentors. (ii) We’ll have an extra important session on Thursdays for the summer season. PEIL FAOI 8/10: We ve had a lot of football for these boys over the past few weeks with Kerry CoBoard […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

April 30, 2019 at 8:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Minor Scratch Cup 27th Spring Medal 28th April . Results & Fixtures. Results. Minor Scratch Cup (Meadowlands Hotel) Gross Competition 1st .Ger Hill (18) 20 Points 2nd Timothy Kenneally (19) 18 Points Sunday 29th Arthur Spring Medal. Sponsor David Power PGA 1. Luke Walsh (3) 70 nett 2. Kieran Dinan […]

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The Kerry U-17 Badminton team with coaches and supporters. Kerry finished All-Ireland Runners-Up last weekend at the Inter-County Juvenile Championships held at the University of Limerick.

Kerry Badminton News

April 30, 2019 at 8:24 pm Comments are Disabled

All Ireland Juvenile Inter County Championships As Munster Champions the Kerry U-17 team travelled to the University of Limerick last Sunday (April 28th) to represent the province by taking  part in the All-Ireland Championships. Cheered on by an impressive number of travelling supporters Kerry were firstly faced with the onerous […]

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The Town Park playground.

Tralee Town Park Playground To Be Upgraded

April 30, 2019 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Town Park is to see upgrading works in the near future including the provision of inclusive play equipment. Following a motion from Cllr Jim Finucane, where he asked the Council to look at the further enhancement and development of the play area in the park, Council management replied that […]

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General Manager of The Imperial Hotel Derek Carroll dressed as the Town Crier.

WATCH: Tralee’s Town Crier Makes Debut Proclamation

April 30, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

HEAR ye, hear ye! Tralee has itself a town crier thanks to an initiative from Tralee Chamber Alliance. General Manager of The Imperial Hotel, Derek Carroll, came up with the idea last year when he joined the chamber. “We were thinking about doing something new and when I started here I […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming fundraising concert at Baile Mhuire on Tuesday were, seated at piano Renee Fitzgibbon. Back; Aidan Kelly, Caroline Corkery, Gerry Cournane, Dolly Lawlor, Paula O'Shea, Leonie Heaslip, Eileen Daly, Trish White, John Moriarty and Michael McCarthy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Concert To Help Raise Funds For New Baile Mhuire Bus

April 30, 2019 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

BAILE Mhuire Day Centre for Older Persons in Tralee needs a new bus, it’s going to cost €50,000 and the money will mostly come from fundraising events such as a special concert at The Rose Hotel at 8pm on Sunday, May 12. A daughter of one of the clients at […]

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The junction at the Low Field/Basin Road which is to get traffic lights.

Basin Road/Low Field Junction To Get Traffic Lights

April 30, 2019 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S an issue which has come up time and time again at Tralee Municipal District meetings, but the Council is to finally take action at a junction in Tralee. Councillors have repeatedly brought forward motions about speed and safety issues in the Basin Road/James Street/Low Field junction area. An analysis […]

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Students from Mercy Secondary School, Tralee who have been shortlisted for the Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards 2019 pictured at the recent YSI Speak Out event held in the Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick on 28th March 2019. Photo by Aileen O’Hagan.

Mounthawk Students Shortlisted For Young Social Innovators Award

April 30, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM from Mercy Mounthawk is among those shortlisted for the upcoming Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards 2019. Thirty-one teams of student innovators from all over Ireland, including three from Kerry, have been shortlisted to compete for the title of Young Social Innovators of the Year 2019 at […]

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Inspired Issues Invitation To A Tea Day For Alzheimer Society of Ireland

April 30, 2019 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE Inspired group are hosting a tea day in aid of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, this Thursday May 2. Participants at Inspired will host the fundraiser from 10.30am – 12.30pm and all are welcome to join them for a cuppa and a chat. This is the second year that […]

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House fly.

Kerry Had Highest Number Of Fly Infestations In First Quarter Of 2019

April 30, 2019 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has experienced the highest number of callouts for fly infestations in the first three months of 2019. In a report from Rentokil, Kerry recorded the highest number of callouts (30%), followed by  Dublin (23%), Cork (14%), and Galway (13%). There has been a significant increase in the number of infestations in Ireland compared to […]

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Multicultural Music And Dance Project For West Kerry Performance

April 30, 2019 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

CATHERINE Young and The Welcoming Project will showcase their new work ‘Le Chéile’ at Céilí Afro Dabke on Sunday, May 5 at 6pm as part of Féile na Bealtaine in Dingle. This world music céilí will feature dancing from West Africa, Palestinian Dabke as well as the traditional Irish céilí […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 29, 2019 at 6:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Premier Junior Championship Final    Na Gaeil play St. Senan’s in the Premier Junior Championship Final on Sunday next May 5th at 1.30pm in Austin Stack Park. Wear your club colours and come out to support the team. Seniors    Na Gaeil took on the East Kerry side Gneeveguilla in the Premier […]

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Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL LUCEY RUN FOR THE ROCK: Bank Holiday Monday May 6th – It is our ambition that every person associated with the club will participate in this occasion with our Run/Walk/Help initiative ie you Run it, you Walk it or you Help. There will be no other club activities on […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 29, 2019 at 6:07 pm Comments are Disabled

CÚINNE NA NÓG JUVENILE ACADEMY Ballyrickard was the place to be at 11am on Sunday last where the sun was shining for the juvenile training.  All the children practiced and learned new skills under the watchful eyes of their dedicated coaches. The U10 girls had Churchill visiting them in a […]

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U14 girls receiving their new jerseys from Jerry Dwyer of Lee Strand.

St Pat’s GAA Club News

April 29, 2019 at 6:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 13, 17 & 19. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Ger McGrath c/o Betty’s Bar, Alex Walsh Annagh, John Kelliher Annagh, Paul McCarthy Derryquay and Tom Malone. Next week’s Lotto will have […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

April 29, 2019 at 5:52 pm Comments are Disabled

U10 Girls: What a fantastic morning we had last Sunday playing against Keirns O’Rahillys in Ballyricard Park. Our u10’s were absolutely brilliant. Their energy, skills and fight for every ball was a joy to watch. We are going to have a very exciting summer ahead with this bunch. Emma Gaynor […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

April 29, 2019 at 5:48 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 8’S John Mitchel’s U8 Boys had a busy schedule of football this week, first off, we had the Kerry Coiste na N’Og Go Games held in John Mitchel’s Ballyseedy on Wednesday last where we had 2 teams entered. Both teams played some great football from start to finish & […]

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Under 8 players.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

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

Ballymac GAA Executive wish to thank everyone who helped out with the staging of our Junior Premier game on Easter Saturday. We especially appreciate all the help given by supporters who helped with Stewarding on the night and a big thank you to everyone who supported our lotto on the […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

April 29, 2019 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Parnells Adult Camogie Debut: Another fantastic milestone achieved for Tralee Parnells when our adult camogie players took to the field in the Kerry Adult Camogie Invitational Blitz at Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence, Currans on Saturday the 28th of April. Check out Tralee Parnells social media for a fuller account of the proceedings […]

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Emma Landers of Landers Outdoor World.

Tralee Businesses Make Shortlist For Energia Family Business Awards

April 29, 2019 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE businesses have been shortlisted in the Energia Family Business Awards 2019. Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee is nominated in the Family Business Longevity Award category; Landers Outdoor World, Maura’s Cottage Flowers and Medical Mobility are up for the Best in Customer Service award. Landers Outdoor World is also shortlisted in […]

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Gardaí Warn Public Of Bogus Callers After Incident In Connolly Park

Gardaí Warn Public Of Bogus Callers After Incident In Connolly Park

April 29, 2019 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning the public about bogus callers after an incident in Connolly Park recently. Two men called to the home of an elderly resident and offered to clean the gutters. They charged him excessively for the work which was not completed to an acceptable standard. Gardaí are asking people […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglary And Theft Incidents

Gardaí Investigate Burglary And Theft Incidents

April 29, 2019 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating incidents of burglary and theft in Tralee over the past week. On Easter Sunday, April 21, an unlocked house in Criolar na Mistealach was entered and a pair of nike trainers and a black handbag were stolen. Gardaí are looking for any information in relation to this incident. […]

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Free Course At Kerry ETB To Learn Culinary Arts

Free Course At Kerry ETB To Learn Culinary Arts

April 29, 2019 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

TO address the skills gap and staff shortage in hospitality and tourism sectors in County Kerry, a new fully funded course in Tralee may be of interest. Applicants are open for the upcoming Certificate in Culinary Arts (Food Preparation and Cooking) at Kerry ETB Training Centre at Monavalley. This is […]

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Two thousand four hundred welcomes…Lucimeire Da Silva, left and Caroline Alves Costa, From Brazil now living in Dublin. The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, on Monday, congratulated 2,400 new Irish citizens across three citizenship ceremonies to be held in the Killarney Convention Centre, Co Kerry. The Presiding Officers were Retired High Court Judge Bryan McMahon and Retired District Court Judge Paddy McMahon. Those granted citizenship at today’s ceremonies originate from over 90 countries.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/NO REPRO/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: 2,400 People Receive Irish Citizenship At Ceremony In Killarney

April 29, 2019 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, today  congratulated 2,400 new Irish citizens across three citizenship ceremonies being held in the INEC Killarney. The Presiding Officers on the day are retired High Court Judge Bryan McMahon and retired District Court Judge Paddy McMahon. Those granted citizenship at today’s […]

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At back; John and Marie O'Connor. In front; Catriona Keane, Cathy Fisher, Maeve Higgins and Carmel O'Connor at the Ardfert Cycle on Sunday at Ardfert NS. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines On A Fantastic Cycle For Ardfert School

April 29, 2019 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather was fantastic for the annual Ardfert Annual Cycleon Sunday in aid of Ardfert  School Building Fund. The cycle provided the perfect opportunity for those preparing for the Ring of Beara / Ring of Kerry / Ring of Clare / Wild Atlantic Mizen  events later in the summer and […]

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Camille Ryan, Avril O'Shea, Lily Kirby and Bernadette Tangney at the Vintage Afternoon Tea fundraiser at O'Riordan's in Ardfert on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rolling Back The Years At Vintage Tea Weekend In Ardfert

April 29, 2019 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

PRETTY incredible! With around 280 people converging on Josephine and Patrick O’Riordan’s property over Saturday and Sunday, it was a massively successful Vintage Tea Afternoon at their cottage in Ardfert over the weekend. The cottage adjacent to their home was transformed into vintage tea rooms where everyone was encouraged to […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 28, 2019 at 10:22 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… A rough night… Back road to Tralee near Shanty Bar impassable #StormHannah pic.twitter.com/mhOQzGZamV — Aidan O Mahony (@GmailMahony) April 27, 2019 Blennerville […]

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The launch of the Paul Lucey 'Run For The Rock' at the Austin Stacks GAA Clubhouse on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Great Day Planned For The Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk

April 28, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE second Paul Lucey ‘Run for the Rock’ is just over a week away and people are encouraged to put it in their diaries for a wonderful day of entertainment. The run will take place from Austin Stacks GAA grounds at Connolly Park on Bank Holiday Monday, May 6, which […]

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Kíla.

Kíla To Be The Top Attraction At Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí In Milltown

April 28, 2019 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE renowned trad act Kíla is coming to Milltown to headline the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Street Music Festival on June 22, as part of a huge range of free entertainment over the five days of the fleadh. Kila have played all over the world, and, while rooted in tradition, they are […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Wonder Park’ Is A Family Fun Feature Where Imagination Is King

McCann At The Movies: ‘Wonder Park’ Is A Family Fun Feature Where Imagination Is King

April 28, 2019 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Wonder Park’ will be enjoyed by younger viewers for its adventurous spirit and humour… This week’s film of the week at Tralee Omniplex is ‘Wonder Park’, another family feature and a film that has hit our screens with less of the hype of its recent rivals yet one that was […]

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