Archive for August, 2019

Junior Infants at Caherleaheen NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Arrivals Settling In At Caherleaheen And Spa NS

August 31, 2019 at 10:43 am 1 comment

FRIDAY was Kerry jersey day around the county and uniforms were replaced with green and gold attire in schools around the county. This was the case when we called to Caherleaheen and Spa national schools to photograph the new junior infants. Teacher Adrienne Heaslip said the children were settling in […]

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Sinead Horgan, Rachel O'Sullivan, Shauna Higgins and Sinead Moriarty (all Childcare) at the Kerry College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony on Friday at the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Kerry College Of Further Education Graduation

August 31, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were hundreds of people at the Brandon Hotel on Friday afternoon to celebrate the.achievement and personal success of students from the Kerry College of Further Education. Their annual graduation ceremony is a highlight in the college calendar with the students families and KCFE staff also in attendance to the […]

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Dublin fans Catherine Buckley and Nuala Murphy with young Kerry supporters at jersey day at Caherleaheen NS. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Blues Among The Green And Gold At Schools

August 31, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the county has gone green and gold crazy over the past couple of weeks, we came across a smattering of blue on our travels yesterday. Kerry jersey day was in full swing at Caherleaheen NS and two ladies in particular were enjoying the fun. Catherine Buckley and Nuala Murphy […]

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Know Your Rights: Changes To Parental Leave

August 31, 2019 at 10:35 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 heard that there will be changes to parental leave later this year. What are they?  Answer: A number of changes to parental leave are due to take place in […]

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Kerry’s All-Ireland Final Starting 15 Has Been Named

Kerry’s All-Ireland Final Starting 15 Has Been Named

August 30, 2019 at 8:04 pm Comments are Disabled

WILL this be the starting 15 to play Dublin? Last time out against Tyrone, Peter Keane made just one change to the starting line-up prior to the throw-in, from the team announced for that semi-final on the previous Friday. So perhaps the team just announced tonight by Kerry GAA will […]

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Principal of Scoil Eoin Balloonagh, Kieran O'Toole and retiring Deputy Principal Rene O'Connell at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rena Says Farewell After A Lifetime At Scoil Eoin

August 30, 2019 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

SHE’S pretty much been there since she was four years old, but it was time for Rena O’Connell to say goodbye to Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh on Thursday. As the junior infants were beginning their educational journey, the deputy principal was ending her time teaching after 39 years. Originally from […]

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WATCH: Will It Be Kerry Or Dublin? Ralph The Dog Decides

WATCH: Will It Be Kerry Or Dublin? Ralph The Dog Decides

August 30, 2019 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL that’s settled then. We’ve all heard the experts’ opinions on who’s going to win on Sunday, but maybe it’s time to get some a different perspective. In the spirit of Paul The Octopus who makes World Cup predictions, Ralph’, the canine Head of Security at Purchase.ie, the online store based […]

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Launching the Ballymac Vintage Club annual rally at O'Riada's on Thursday evening were, in front; John Duggan and Trish Horan. At back; Mary Jones, Mary Lynch, Joan Glover, Michael Horan, Noel Keane, Tim Collins and George Glover. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Family Day Out At Ballymac Vintage Club Rally Next Month

August 30, 2019 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

BUOYED by the great success of their inaugural vintage rally and family fun day last year, the hard working committee members of Ballymacelligott Vintage Club are planning a repeat performance for Sunday, September 15 next, in the field adjacent to O’Riadas Bar and Restaurant. The four national schools of the […]

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Only the 52 senior All-Irelands between them...in front Ogie Moran, Ger Power, Ger O'Keeffe and John O'Keeffe. At back; Mikey Sheehy, Sean Walsh, Darragh Ó Sé and Marc Ó Sé at the Comfort For Chemo Kerry Terrace Talk All-Ireland Preview at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Legends Help Raise Thousands For Charity At All-Ireland Preview Night

August 30, 2019 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY have a very good chance on Sunday. That was the general consensus from the GAA legends at a charity event in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. A Terrace Talk All-Ireland Preview night was the occasion and there was a great crowd present to hear the opinions of legends […]

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Junior Infants at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Céad Míle Fáilte For Juniors Infants At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

August 30, 2019 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was the usual first day at school hustle and bustle at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Thursday as junior infants made up two new classes at the school. Teachers Ms Ní Dhongaile and Ms Ní Ghearáin did a fine job of making the children feel at home on what was […]

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The Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing' 2019 contestants. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Dome Is Ready To Host Austin Stacks ‘Strictly’ On Saturday

August 30, 2019 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost time. The Dome will host its final event of the year on this Saturday when 14 couples take to the floor at the eighth Austin Stacks GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ night. Hundreds of tickets have already been sold for the spectacular which will be hosted by Brian Hurley […]

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Junior Infants at St Brendan's NS in Blennerville on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Blennerville And Tralee Educate Together Schools Welcome New Arrivals

August 30, 2019 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY was an emotional one all over town for parents of children starting school. The scenes were repeated in each school as parents left off the little ones to begin their educational journey. At St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville, there were 27 boys and girls getting used to their new […]

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Teacher Aileen Griffin (back right) and Peggy Sweeney with Junior Infants at Scoil Eoin on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Day At School For Holy Family And Scoil Eoin Junior Infants

August 29, 2019 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL that wasn’t long coming around! The late Rose of Tralee Festival meant that back to school time was on top of parents and children all of a sudden this year. For parents whose child was going to school for the first time, it was a special Thursday morning dressing […]

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Kingdom Comic Fest To Take Place In Tralee

Kingdom Comic Fest To Take Place In Tralee

August 29, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kingdom Comic Fest will take place at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday, October 5. This is a comic book, pop culture event where there will be vendors, artists, writers, small press, cosplayers, panels, gaming and so much more. It’s an event suitable for families and under 12s go free. […]

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It’s Going To Be A Wet One Tomorrow

It’s Going To Be A Wet One Tomorrow

August 29, 2019 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Eireann has issued a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Kerry coming into effect from 6am tomorrow morning. The warning is also in place for Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Cork and Limerick. Rain will turn heavy and persistent on Friday and Friday night bringing the risk of localised flooding. Rainfall totals […]

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Another Successful Rose Festival Generated Millions For Local Economy

Another Successful Rose Festival Generated Millions For Local Economy

August 29, 2019 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival was brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE general consensus around this year’s Rose of Tralee Festival was that it was another big success for local hospitality businesses in the town and that there were hardly any crime incidents. Ken Tobin, Managing […]

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Rose of Tralee 2019, Sinead Flanagan in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Rose Of Tralee Sinead Looks Forward To Year Ahead

August 28, 2019 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival was brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S been a hectic day for the new Rose of Tralee, Sinead Flanagan. The Limerick woman began the Wednesday with a number of media interviews and a photoshoot in the Town Park and was […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: The Rose Festival Through Domnick Walsh’s Lens

PHOTO GALLERY: The Rose Festival Through Domnick Walsh’s Lens

August 28, 2019 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival was brought to you by AIB Tralee… IF there’s one photographer that has seen everything the Rose of Tralee Festival has to offer, it’s Domnick Walsh. The Tralee man has been following the Roses since they met up in Kildare about 1o […]

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Rose fo Tralee Sinead Flanagan launches the annual Kerry Hospice coffee morning with, seated, Joe Hennebery and Mairead Fernane. At back; Bridie O'Connor, Catherine O'Halloran, Mary Shanahan, Ita Behan and Fiona Kirby. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Rose Of Tralee Launches Annual Coffee Morning For Kerry Hospice

August 28, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Rose of Tralee stopped off Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Wednesday morning to officially launch the annual Kerry Hospice coffee morning. Kerry Hospice Foundation are calling on the people of Kerry to host a coffee morning on Thursday, September 19 to help raise vital funds for the palliative care […]

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Some of the volunteers.

PHOTOS: Kerry Group Staff Volunteer Time To Clean Courthouse Lane

August 28, 2019 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

COURTHOUSE Lane received a makeover earlier this month from 16 volunteers who cleaned, weeded, painted and planted their way from the Courthouse to Castle Street. The clean up which was part of the Kerry Group HR Operations Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) event was supported by the Tralee Chamber Alliance Environmental […]

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Tadgh Ó Loingsigh, Hugh Stewart, Tadgh McSweeney, Brian Fox, Donnagh Ó Buachalla.

Tralee Bay Sailing Club Crew Win National Title

August 28, 2019 at 9:18 am 1 comment

TADHG Ó Loingsigh and his crew on Janx Spirit from Tralee Bay Sailing Club are the new ICRA Under 25 J24 National Champions and have qualified for the European and World championships in 2020. They will receive a grant from ICRA to assist with their J/24 campaign which will be […]

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Fr Pat Crean Lynch, Rev.Phyllis Jones, Rev. Jim Stephens and Sylvia Thompson at a Season of Creation Event in 2018.

Diocese’s ‘Season Of Creation’ To Highlight Climate Change Issue

August 28, 2019 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Diocese of Kerry has taken up the challenge of Climate Change for a ‘Season of Creation:   Climate Crisis – 11 years to save Our Common Home’. The Season runs from September 1 to October 4 when Christian churches around the world focus on prayer and action to protect […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Toireása Ferris To Resign Seat On County Council

August 28, 2019 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Councillor Toireasa Ferris is to step down from political life next month. In June of this year, the councillor confirmed she would not be contesting the next general election for the party in place of her father, Martin, but now it has emerged she will step back from […]

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And The Winner Is…Limerick!

And The Winner Is…Limerick!

August 27, 2019 at 11:33 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WE have a winner! Sinead Flanagan, the Limerick Rose, was announced as Rose of Tralee 2019 live on the Dome stage tonight. The shocked 27 year old was surrounded by fellow Roses after Daithi Ó […]

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Sally Ann Leahy on stage in  the Dome.

Sally-Ann Does Kerry Proud In Dome Interview

August 27, 2019 at 10:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S been a good few days for the Causeway parish. After capturing the County Hurling title for the first time in 21 years, one of their own represented the county as Kerry Rose and Sally-Ann […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 27, 2019 at 6:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Wed 21st August Ballyroe Heights Hotel Festival Open Golf Classic Results 1ST Domo Lyne, Mike O Halloran, Mary Savage, Brid O Halloran (84pts) 2nd Derek O Brien, Colm Sheehy, Aidan McGaley, Geraldine Sheehy (82pts) 3rd John Hayes, Patrick Madden, Jim O Connell, James Quinn (81pts) Ladies 1st Joan Cantillon, Paula […]

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PHOTOS: Inaugural Rose Bowl Competition Is A Big Success

August 27, 2019 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE inaugural Rose Bowl ran by the Kerry Schoolboys Girls League at Mounthawk Park and Tralee Dynamos was a huge success. Organised in association with the International Rose of Tralee Committee and sponsored by Trophy […]

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GAA Legends Are Panellists At Charity All-Ireland Preview Night At Rose Hotel

GAA Legends Are Panellists At Charity All-Ireland Preview Night At Rose Hotel

August 27, 2019 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you haven’t got an All-Ireland ticket yet, then this event might be one of your last chances to win a pair and a stay in a Dublin hotel. A Terrace Talk All-Ireland Preview night will take place this Thursday in The Rose Hotel. The event is being held in […]

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Tralee VTOS To Hold Open Information Morning This Thursday

Tralee VTOS To Hold Open Information Morning This Thursday

August 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

VTOS Adult Education College are currently enrolling for their upcoming courses which are due to start in September and are inviting all to their Open Information Morning on this Thursday, August 29 from 10am–1pm at Clash, Tralee. Courses are FREE to Adults over 21, who are in receipt of a […]

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Left to Right: Trish Kelly (Kerry-Cork Health Link Bus) Evan O’Sullivan, Anne O’Sullivan, Tim O’Sullivan, Adele O’Sullivan, Kara O’Sullivan, Breda Dylan (Kerry-Cork Health Link Bus), Caoimhe O’Sullivan Picture by Michael G Kenny. 

Kara’s Kindness Towards Kerry Cancer Support Group

August 27, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Cancer Support Group has benefitted from the kindness of a nine year old girl from mid-Kerry. Kara O’Sullivan from Callinafercy who attends Nagle Rice Primary School Milltown along with members of her family presented a cheque for €550 to The Kerry-Cork Health Link Bus, representing half of the total […]

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