Archive for May, 2019

Kerry ETB IT Support Course With High Rate Of Job Placement

Kerry ETB IT Support Course With High Rate Of Job Placement

May 21, 2019 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

IF a career as an Computer Systems Technician or IT Support Specialist is something you have ever considered, an upcoming traineeship at Kerry ETB Training Centre is something you should look at. Boasting 80%+ job placement rate, 12 weeks industry work placement and a range newly updated professional certifications from […]

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The property at High Street up for auction.

Kerry Properties To Go To Online Auction

May 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

SEVEN Kerry properties are for sale at the latest Bidx1 online auction on Wednesday and Thursday this week. In Tralee, a two storey building at 7 High Street, Tralee, has a guide price of €60,000. This is an office investment comprising a two storey office building, extending to approximately 102 sq. m […]

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Ardfert NS pupils join Declan Dowling of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in launching the school's fundraising 'Night At The Dogs'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ardfert Community Urged To Support Fundraiser For Local School

May 21, 2019 at 12:19 pm 1 comment

ARDFERT National School has launched its ‘Night At The Dogs’ Fundraiser which will be held on Saturday, June 15. Plans are now well underway for what organisers are promising will be the Ardfert community’s night of the year. Chief Organiser, Helena Clifford of the Parents’ Association said; “Preparations began before […]

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Kerry Airport

Profits And Passenger Numbers Up At Kerry Airport

May 21, 2019 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport has released the Annual Report & Accounts for the 12-month period ended 31st December 2018, reporting an operating profit after taxation for the period of €966,056 as compared to €728,626 in the previous year. Passenger numbers handled by the Airport for the year of 365,339 are up +9% […]

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Events Planned In Tralee For Cruinniú na nÓg This June

Events Planned In Tralee For Cruinniú na nÓg This June

May 21, 2019 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

CRUINNIÚ na nÓg is taking place all over Ireland on Saturday  June 15 and there’s no shortage of free events in Tralee for young people. A full programme of creative celebrations for children, teenagers and young adults is planned.  The programme in Kerry offers a vast choice of events and […]

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Don and Pascal To Return For Recovery Haven Kerry Gala Ball 

Don and Pascal To Return For Recovery Haven Kerry Gala Ball 

May 21, 2019 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from the overwhelming success of last year’s sell-out fundraising gala ball with designer Don O’Neill and husband Pascal Guillermie, Recovery Haven Kerry is thrilled to announce that the dynamic duo are set to return to Kerry to do it all again this July. Tralee’s Ballyroe Heights Hotel will […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 20, 2019 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Men The next game in The Senior Football League is on Sunday 25th May in Beaufort when we play Beaufort in Beaufort. All support greatly appreciated for this important game away from home. Updates on time will be on our web site and Social Media sites during the week […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 20, 2019 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil play An Ghaeltacht in Round 4 of the Division 1 County League on Saturday May 25th in Killeen at 7pm. U17 9 Aside Football    The U17 9 aside football competition kick off on this Wednesday evening May 22nd. The venue for group 1 is Na Gaeil and […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Round 4 of the Co. League goes ahead at the week-end. Our game, away to Rathmore, has now been fixed for Sunday  (26th May) at 2pm. After the first three rounds  we lie 3rd on the league table with two wins against Na Gaeil and Dr. Crokes and […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

May 20, 2019 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 17, 21, 26 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Donal Brosnan Lohercannon, Madeline c/o The Rock Inn, Joan O Hara c/o Poff’s Garage, Sinead O’Connor Curraheen and Johnny and Norma Enright […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

May 20, 2019 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Credit Union Co League The Co League resumes next weekend and Round 4 sees both of our senior sides in action.  The Senior A panel have three points from their first three games after victory over Na Gaeil, defeat to Dr Crokes and the controversial draw last time out versus […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 20, 2019 at 3:59 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. Playing particularly well last Sunday were both Siuns, Clodagh, Ben, Donal, Brian, […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 20, 2019 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Tickets for Launch Party 25th May Ashe Hotel:  There are still some tickets available from Tralee Parnells team mentors for our celebratory party on Saturday the 25th at the Ashe Hotel. This will be a great night of club history, where we will formally mark 2019 as the year when, after several […]

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Candidate Calls For Recruitment Of Consultant Cardiologist At UHK

Candidate Calls For Recruitment Of Consultant Cardiologist At UHK

May 20, 2019 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A LABOUR candidate in the Tralee Electoral Area has called for the immediate advertising of the vacant consultant cardiologist role at University Hospital Kerry. Ben Slimm, a Tralee local election candidate has called for a recruitment process to fill the role at UHK, which has been vacant for over a […]

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Gardaí Warn Businesses About Invoice Scam As Kerry Company Defrauded Of Thousands

Gardaí Warn Businesses About Invoice Scam As Kerry Company Defrauded Of Thousands

May 20, 2019 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry are warning businesses about the continuing existence of invoice redirect fraud and so called CEO fraud and urges businesses to remind employees to treat any request to change bank account details with extreme caution. A case where a Kerry company lost tens of thousands of euro was […]

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Gardaí Investigate Unprovoked Assault And Theft Incidents

Gardaí Investigate Unprovoked Assault And Theft Incidents

May 20, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating incidents of assault and theft in the Tralee area over the past week and are looking for the public’s assistance. In the early hours of Saturday morning, a man was assaulted by another at about 2.30am on Castle Street. He suffered minor, but not insignificant, injuries in […]

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Tralee Rowing Club Wins Three Golds At Regatta In Limerick

Tralee Rowing Club Wins Three Golds At Regatta In Limerick

May 20, 2019 at 2:41 pm 1 comment

THERE were three gold medals for Tralee Rowing Club crews at Castleconnell Sprint Regatta in Co. Limerick last Saturday. The doubles of Alayna Gannon and Sarah Fitzgerald (J18), Paula Moloney and Catriona Donovan (Masters), and James Morris and Jim Breen (Masters) finished in first place in their respective races. Heidi […]

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Tralee Clubs And Organisations Among Recipients Of Grants

Tralee Clubs And Organisations Among Recipients Of Grants

May 20, 2019 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Tourism & Sport, Brendan Griffin, has announced over €600,000 in Equipment Grants for 33 Kerry Sports Clubs & Organisations. Tralee Parnells, Tralee Boxing Club and 1st Kerry Tralee Scout Group are among the recipients of the grants (see full list below). The funding is part of […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Retains Its 14 Blue Flags At Beaches Around The County

May 20, 2019 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley has warmly welcomed the news that Kerry has retained its 14 Blue Flags at 13 of the county’s beaches as well as Fenit Marina. The decision of the International Blue Flag jury announced today (Monday) sees the following beaches retain their […]

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Setting off at the start of the Donal Walsh Spa NS 6k Challenge on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Another Fantastic Turnout For Donal Walsh Spa NS 6K Challenge

May 20, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE again, the weather stayed fine and the crowds came out for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ hosted by the local school on Sunday. The family fun day was organised by the school community in honour of Donal, their past pupil and saw hundreds take to the road for the […]

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Two Men Arrested After €3,000 Of Suspected Heroin Is Seized

Two Men Arrested After €3,000 Of Suspected Heroin Is Seized

May 20, 2019 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have arrested two men in their late teens and early 20s and seized approximately €3,000 of suspected heroin in Knockananlig, Castleisland, on Sunday. Shortly after 9.30pm, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit stopped a car in Knockananlig. Following a search of the car Gardaí discovered suspected heroin with an […]

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Karen Lawlor (Listowel), Mairead O'Connell (Castleisland) and Úna Geaney (Castleisland) at the Kerry Badminton Association social in The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Kerry Badminton Association Annual Social

May 19, 2019 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 120 people from the county’s eight badminton clubs gathered in the Rose Hotel on Saturday night for the Kerry Badminton Association annual social. Hosted and organised by the Annascaul club, it was an opportunity to reflect on the past year and to officially hand out awards for competitions won around […]

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Presentation pupil Amberley O'Mahony with mom Kayleigh O'Mahony, grandparents Peter Ellis and Phil and Dan O'Mahony, at her First Holy Communion in St John's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation And Holy Family Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

May 19, 2019 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the beautiful weather of the past two Saturdays, it was disappointingly dull and overcast on the morning of First Holy Communion Day for Holy Family and Presentation school pupils. It didn’t dampen the spirits of the children though and they had a great day with their families. There were […]

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Roger Harty: Don’t Be Wasting Your Battery

Roger Harty: Don’t Be Wasting Your Battery

May 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

THERE is something about the month of May that I love. It’s exciting in many ways in the sense that it’s really all about renewal and rebirth. It’s so consistent — the trees have new leaves, the birds are nesting, baby lambs are born, the sound of the cuckoo can […]

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Sinead Crean, Fiona James, Denise Hanbidge, Jillian Maher, Liza Barrett, Leanne Brennan and Thomas McGrath at the Throwback 90s Disco in Benner's Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Going Back In Time At 90s Throwback Disco In Benners

May 18, 2019 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE sounds of the 90s permeated through the walls of Benners Hotel on Friday night as they hosted a nostalgic fundraiser in aid of Kerry Branch of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. Organised by Karen Twamley whose son Harry (2) has Cystic Fibrosis, it proved a huge success. “It was a brilliant […]

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Casey O'Donnell, Clara Moran, Orla O'Sullivan, Ciara Lynch, Laura Devane and Ciara Darcy at the Presentation Secondary School Graduation on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Emotional Graduation Day For Presentation Sixth Years

May 18, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE end of schooldays is nigh and things tend to get a bit emotional for sixth year students. This was certainly true on Friday as the 83 Presentation Secondary girls in the ‘Class of 2019’ enjoyed their graduation day. “It’s a wonderful day, it’s very emotional whether you’re a teacher, […]

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Learn More About Getting Back To Education At Tralee VTOS Information Morning

Learn More About Getting Back To Education At Tralee VTOS Information Morning

May 18, 2019 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE VTOS Adult Education College are currently enrolling for their upcoming courses for September next and to that end they are hosting an open information morning next Thursday, May 23, from 10am to 1pm. Courses are FREE to Adults over 21, who are in receipt of a DES payment.  You […]

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Know Your Rights: What You Need To Know About Force Majeure Leave 

May 18, 2019 at 9:33 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: My daughter was taken suddenly ill and I left work early to go to hospital with her. Can I take a half day as force majeure leave?  Answer: The Parental […]

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McCann At The Movies: Latest ‘John Wick’ Offering Is A Thrill A Minute

McCann At The Movies: Latest ‘John Wick’ Offering Is A Thrill A Minute

May 18, 2019 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a crazy high octane rollercoaster not for the squeamish!… Following in the vein of closing chapters of successful franchises after the box office record breaking Avengers: Endgame, this week I made my way to Tralee Omniplex to catch the third […]

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The new Workbench facility at Bank of Ireland in Tralee.

Hospitality Businesses Urged To Register For Go Kerry Event This Monday

May 17, 2019 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland is calling on local hospitality businesses in Kerry to register their interest in attending the Go Kerry — ‘Grow Your Business’ event taking place this Monday, May 20, in the Workbench event space in Bank of Ireland, Tralee from 6pm to 7.30pm. As part of its 2019 […]

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