Archive for June 6th, 2019

Kerry GAA Stars To Turn Out For ‘Night Of Champions’

Kerry GAA Stars To Turn Out For ‘Night Of Champions’

June 6, 2019 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

The Annual Kerry GAA Night of Champions will take place on Friday, June 14, at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium Tralee with an evening of entertainment promised for all attending. The feature race is once again the “Race of Champions” sponsored for the first time by Navillus with €15,000 to the […]

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Erin O'Sullivan (second left) with friend Rebecca O'Brien, sister Megan O'Sullivan and Róisín O'Callaghan on the new 'Buddy Bench' made by the Vale Of Avoca Men's Shed group. Photo by Dermot Crean

Scoil Eoin Gets New ‘Buddy Bench’ As A Thank You For Caring For Erin

June 6, 2019 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A WICKLOW man travelled to Tralee to deliver a brand new ‘Buddy Bench’ to Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh, to thank them for the great care they gave his granddaughter over the past eight years. Erin O’Sullivan, a 12-year old sixth class pupil from Gort Na Greine near Gallowsfield has an […]

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02.06. 2019
Pumba a Chowchow from Kerry is the nation’s cutest puppy

 The country’s largest specialist pet retailer has revealed Ireland’s Puppy of the Year. Petmania announced the winning puppy at their Grand Final event in Limerick City on Saturday. 

Posing for photographs and celebrating the win were Pumba's owners, Catriona and Taylor Dowling, Tralee Co. Kerry. Picture: Alan Place

Pumba From Tralee Named Ireland’s Cutest Puppy

June 6, 2019 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

A PUPPY from Tralee has won a national competition to find Ireland’s Puppy Of The Year. Petmania announced seven month old Chow Chow, Pumba, as the winning puppy at their Grand Final event in Limerick City. Pumba had a less ordinary start, soon after Pumba arrived to his new home, […]

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Did You Have A Teacher Who Deserves To Be Celebrated?

Did You Have A Teacher Who Deserves To Be Celebrated?

June 6, 2019 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

IS Kerry home to some of the most inspiring teachers in Ireland?  A new national initiative, ‘Teachers Inspire’, is aiming to find out. Teachers Inspire Ireland is an initiative of Dublin City University, focused on highlighting the enormous contribution made by teachers in Irish society. It is now open for […]

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Bernie Nelon Tralee Flower and Garden Club , Frank Hayes Kerry Group ,  Ann O’Sullivan Tralee Flower and Garden Club and Jean Foley
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Pictured at the launch in Tralee’s town park were some of the  Organisers of the Feile na mBláth at The Park Festival in Tralee Town Park are Blooming up a Storm this June to announce their biggest entries in the 12 years of the Flowers & Garden aspect of the Festival.  Chairwoman of Tralee Flower and Garden Club Ann O’Sullivan 
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PRESS INFO __ BLOOMING UP A STORM

The Organisers of the Feile na mBláth at The Park Festival in Tralee Town Park are Blooming up a Storm this June to announce their biggest entries in the 12 years of the Flowers & Garden aspect of the Festival.  Chairwoman of Tralee Flower and Garden Club Ann O’Sullivan is delighted with the feedback they have received so far which is up on previous years. “ There is great interest in this years Classes with entries stronger than ever and with our new Junior Kids Classes we just hope we will have enough space within the Bloom Room in the Kerry Group Marquee to fit all the entrants.”

This years Festival will take place on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th  of June in the town park and thanks to the Kerry County Council Community Support Fund and Kerry Group the Festival will once again be 100% Free which will see the return of the traditional elements such as the Flower Displays, Dog Shows, Street Theatre, Drum Circles, Emergency Services, Recitals & Performances, Busking, Vintage Cars, Community Garden, the Food & Craft Village and of course complemented by the other weekend activities such as the Park Runs and Art in the Park.
The Highlights at this year’s Festival will see the return of over 30 Reenactors from Deise Medieval from Waterford who will be camping, working and battling in the Park throughout the two days with more reenactors from Newcastlewest & Tralee. Saturday evening will see a world record attempt ‘Nun’s on the Run’ fundraising event presented by Tralee Rowling Club and Pieta House and the Festival will close on Sunday evening with a special performance by the cast of Turas from Ireland’s National Folk theatre Company, Siamsa Tíre which will be followed by a monster Céilí from Kerry’s own Uí Bhraiain.
Tralee Municipal District Manager, Michael Scannell, said the festival had become a key event in the calendar in Tralee. ‘This has grown into a wonderful community event which attracts many thousands of people to Tralee and Kerry County Council is delighted to support the Féile,’ he said.
Further information on all events can be see on the Festivals Facebook Page @parkfestivaltralee

EMBARGO: Friday 7th June 2019 
FURTHER INFO: Contact – Bryan Carr (Event Coordinator) 086 8389771 bryancarr7@live.com

Féile Na mBláth Returns With Biggest Line-Up Of Events Yet

June 6, 2019 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

WITH flower displays, dog shows, street theatre, family entertainment and much more, the organisers of the Feile na mBláth at The Park Festival in Tralee Town Park are ‘blooming up a storm’ for next week. This years Festival will take place on Saturday/Sunday, June 15/16 in the town park and thanks […]

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