Archive for May, 2019

Gardaí Warn Of High Quality Fake €50 Notes In Circulation

Gardaí Warn Of High Quality Fake €50 Notes In Circulation

May 27, 2019 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning businesses and the public that high quality counterfeit €50 notes are currently in circulation in the Tralee area. One was handed into the station in Tralee, while three were tendered at a business in Abbeydorney. Some of these notes contain many of the security features of real […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help With Criminal Damage And Theft Investigations

Gardaí Seek Public’s Help With Criminal Damage And Theft Investigations

May 27, 2019 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are seeking the public’s assistance with a number of separate incidents of criminal damage and thefts over the past week. In the early hours of Saturday morning at about 3.20am, someone threw an information sign from the road, through a window at Balloonagh convent. If anyone was […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 27, 2019 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Rathmore 4-10 Austin Stacks 0-11 The Rathmore venue continued to be our bogey venue on Sunday afternoon (26th May) when we lost our fifth away League game in our last six visits to the East Kerry venue. The home side were 1-2 ahead inside the first five minutes […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 27, 2019 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors:   Na Gaeil played An Ghaeltacht in Round 4 of the Division 1 County League on Sunday last with a much depleted side. Missing were our Leaving Cert students, injured full back Kieran, and Andrew missed twenty nine minutes of the second half through injury.  A red card early […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

May 27, 2019 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Credit Union Co League Div 1 Dingle 3-08 Kerins O’Rahillys 4-13 This Round 4 game was played in glorious sunshine in Dingle on Sunday last.  It was great to see a big crowd at the game, including many visitors to our shores. The victory certainly keeps O’Rahillys in third place […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

May 27, 2019 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 08, 14, 15 & 18. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Francie Roche c/o Mono Ryle, Joe Costello Ballydunlea , Olga Pitvchola Kileen Rd, Tralee , Mike Greaney Annagh and Brendan and Shannon […]

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Young Tralee Brothers Win Overall Prize At Young Environmentalists Awards

Young Tralee Brothers Win Overall Prize At Young Environmentalists Awards

May 27, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE brothers who have spearheaded a campaign to clean up the canal area have won a national award for their efforts. Nine year old twins Evan and Alex and their 12 year-old brother Dylan Nealon travelled to the ECO UNESCO Young Environmentalists Awards at the National Convention Centre in Dublin […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 27, 2019 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 6 BOYS & GIRLS Our U6 boys and girls continue training every Sunday from 11.00am to 12.00pm and they are all making fantastic progress and improving each week. Their hard work and excellent coaching are definitely paying off. U8/U10 GIRLS Due to the election count in the John Mitchel’s […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 27, 2019 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  Ballymac GAA unveils a new €10,000 Scoreboard in association with Ballygarry House The new Ballymac GAA Electronic Scoreboard was launched last Thursday evening the 23rd May in Ballymac GAA pitch by Ballymac GAA Main Sponsor Pádraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa. Mr. Pádraig McGillicuddy Proprietor of Ballygarry […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 27, 2019 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Great Celebration Night: A great night was had by all of the large crowd at the Tralee Parnells Adult Teams Launch Night Party 2019 in the Ashe Hotel Tralee on Saturday. It was a great mix of a crowd, ranging from men and women who are members of the adult […]

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Kerry players Miriam O'Keeffe, Kayleigh Cronin, Ciara Murphy, Amanda Brosnan, Erica McGlynn, Robyn White, Aislinn Desmond, Sinead Warren and Sarah Murphy at the Kerry Ladies Football fundraising night at the dogs on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Kerry Ladies Football Family Supports Fundraiser In Tralee

May 27, 2019 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry LGFA family was out in force on Saturday night for a fundraiser at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. All funds raised will be distributed evenly between club and county ensuring the growth of club football and the participation of county teams at intercounty level. There was a ten-card race on […]

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Dylan O'Connell with 'Pippa' who came first in the 'Puppy' category and Sinead McCourt and 'Archie' (2nd) at the dog show at Tralee Races in Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Dog Show Fun At Tralee Races In Ballybeggan

May 27, 2019 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE racing was the main attraction at the Point-to-Point/Pony racing meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday, the dog show was a big draw for many. Organised by by Wendy O’Connor and sponsored by Tralee Races with proceeds going to Animal Help Net Kerry, there were a number of categories from large dog […]

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Kerry Rose 2019 contestants Naoimh Whelton, Elaine Kelliher and Karen Dineen at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Rose Contestants Enjoy Night At The Dogs

May 27, 2019 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose selection night is just two weeks away, but there is still time to enter for a chance to represent the county as the festival prepares to celebrate 60 years in August. On Saturday night, the contestants gathered for a fun night out at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium and […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Here’s What The New Kerry County Council Looks Like

May 27, 2019 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

NOW that the dust has settled after a hectic weekend, the 33 councillors who will meet at Kerry County Council on June 7 has been decided. Fianna Fáil is now the largest party with 10 seats, up one from the 2014 local elections. Fine Gael did not have a good […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PHOTOS/REPORT: Kerry Delivers An Inspirational Performance Against Westmeath

May 27, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in Mullingar on Saturday to witness a gutsy Kerry defeat Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup Round 2 game… Kerry 1-21 Westmeath 2-16 What a day in Mullingar! Kerry banished the ghost of the defeat to Antrim with a brilliant win over Westmeath in their home ground. […]

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Cllr Sam Locke is hoisted aloft after winning the seventh and final seat in Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sam Locke Takes Final Seat To Complete Set Of Seven

May 26, 2019 at 6:56 pm 1 comment

SITTING councillor Sam Locke has retained his seat on to complete the make up of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. After the 13th count, the independent councillor received enough transfers (105) from the  surplus of Pa Daly, Jim Finucane and Mikey Sheehy to win the seat. Anne Marie Fuller […]

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Cllr Pa Daly after his election this evening.

End Is In Sight As Pa Daly Elected On The 12th Count

May 26, 2019 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’RE nearly there. Shortly  the councillors that will make up the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council next month will be confirmed but it’s all over bar the shouting. After the 12th count, Cllr Pa Daly of Sinn Féin retained his seat after getting enough transfers from his eliminated […]

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Mikey Sheehy is hoisted aloft on his election. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sheehy And Finucane Elected On The Eleventh Count

May 26, 2019 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be a new face in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council next month as Fianna Fáil’s Mikey Sheehy has been elected after the 11th count at the John Mitchels GAA Complex this evening. He was joined by Cllr Jim Finucane of Fine Gael (who incidentally is married […]

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The Result Of The Ninth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

The Result Of The Ninth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ninth count has seen little change to proceedings  fill the remaining seats in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. With four seats to fill, the wait goes on for Mikey Sheehy, Jim Finucane and Pa Daly who are likely to be elected, with sitting councillor Sam Locke […]

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Here’s The Result Of The Eighth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

Here’s The Result Of The Eighth Count In Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR seats remain to be filled in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council and we’re that little bit closer after the eighth count for the Tralee Electoral Area was announced earlier. Cllr O’Brien, Cllrs Norma Foley and Toireasa Ferris are the candidates elected so far and the wait goes […]

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Cllr Terry O'Brien with children Mark and Mille, wife Teresa and mother Mary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Terry O’Brien Delighted To Be Re-Elected To Kerry County Council

May 26, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

LABOUR councillor Terry O’Brien was delighted to be re-elected to the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, after the result of the seventh count for the Tralee Electoral Area put him over the quota. Just four seats remain to be filled as  Cllr O’Brien joined Cllrs Norma Foley and […]

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The Wait Goes On As Sixth Count Fails To See Another Candidate Elected

The Wait Goes On As Sixth Count Fails To See Another Candidate Elected

May 26, 2019 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’RE still waiting for the next candidate to be elected to Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, after the result of the sixth count for the Tralee Electoral Area failed to put Cllr Terry O’Brien over the quota. Five seats remain to be filled after Cllrs Norma Foley and […]

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Here’s The Result Of The Fifth Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

Here’s The Result Of The Fifth Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

CLLR Terry O’Brien is within touching distance of being re-elected to Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, after the result of the fifth count for the Tralee Electoral Area was announced this afternoon. Five seats remain to be filled after Cllrs Norma Foley and Toireasa Ferris were re-elected earlier. […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris with husband Pa Kelly and parents Marie and Martin after she was re-elected to Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mixed Emotions For Toiréasa Ferris As She Retains Her Seat After Fourth Count

May 26, 2019 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

CLLR Toireasa Ferris has retained her seat in the Tralee Municipal District after the result of the fourth count for the Tralee Electoral Area was announced this afternoon. The 36 votes she received put the Sinn Féin councillor over the quota of 1,625 by 11 votes (see full result below). Speaking […]

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Here’s The Result Of The Third Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

Here’s The Result Of The Third Count In The Tralee Electoral Area

May 26, 2019 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THE third count result has been announced for the Tralee Electoral Area, and again it didn’t bring anyone above the quota to be elected. The third count at the John Mitchels GAA Complex, saw the votes of the two lowest candidates — Denis O’Reilly and Yvonne Dineen who have been […]

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The Second Count Result For Tralee Is In…

The Second Count Result For Tralee Is In…

May 26, 2019 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE second count result has been announced for the Tralee Electoral Area, but didn’t bring anyone above the quota to be elected. The two lowest candidates — Denis O’Reilly and Yvonne Dineen are now eliminated and their votes will be distributed. The second count saw Norma Foley’s surplus of 481 […]

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‘I’m Utterly Stunned’ — Cllr Norma Foley Elected On First Count

‘I’m Utterly Stunned’ — Cllr Norma Foley Elected On First Count

May 26, 2019 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

CLLR Norma Foley said she was stunned and grateful after being re-elected to the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on the first count at the John Mitchels GAA Complex on Sunday morning. The current Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council garnered 2,106 first preference votes and exceeded the quota […]

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The Tallies Are In And It Looks Good For Foley And Ferris

The Tallies Are In And It Looks Good For Foley And Ferris

May 25, 2019 at 7:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE tallies are in from the ballot boxes in the Tralee Local Electoral Area and it gives us an idea of who will fill some of the seven seats in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Although it’s only tallies and the count proper is yet to take […]

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Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley. Photo by Dermot Crean

UPDATE: Tallies Now Show Norma Foley In The Lead

May 25, 2019 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH 17 boxes left to be tallied, Norma Foley has taken the lead in the race to fill the seven seats in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Although it’s only tallies and the count proper is yet to take place in the John Mitchels Complex at Ballyseedy […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Tallies Show Ferris Ahead But There’s A Long Way To Go

May 25, 2019 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH just 21 boxes open in the Tralee Electoral Area , Toireasa Ferris is leading the field of 17 in the race for seven seats in the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Some boxes in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Blennerville, Listellick, Spa NS, Fenit, Caherleaheen, CBS Primary and Ardfert […]

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