Archive for September, 2019

Ballymac minor ladies following their win over Glenflesk

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 30, 2019 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Ballymacelligott GAA is hosting Run Ballymac on Sunday 13th October. Please tell everyone about “Run Ballymac” which has something for everyone..please share and retweet on your social media accounts so that as many people as possible know about this. 1/2 marathon 10k 5k and family fun run for you the […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

September 30, 2019 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 19, 21, 22 & 24. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Trevor and Thomas c/o Gerry Moriarty, Connie Morrissey Caherslee, Naomi McDonnell Ballyseedy, S and Y Quill Lohercannon and Julie Moriarty c/o Gerry […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 30, 2019 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football Championship Round  3     St. Brendan’s will play Shannon Rangers in Round 3 of the Senior Football Championship on Saturday October 5th at 5pm in Austin Stack Park. Extra time will be played if necessary. County League The final round of County League games are scheduled for Sunday November […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Back To Winning Ways

September 30, 2019 at 5:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Warriors win at the complex on Saturday night… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 93 Belfast Star 86 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors opened their Super League account with a 93-86 win over Belfast Star at the Tralee Complex on Saturday night. The reigning champions were anxious to turn around last weeks […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 30, 2019 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Garvey’s Supervalu Co Senior Football Championship Round 2A Dingle 2-09 Kerins O’Rahillys 1-11 A rain-sodden Pairc an Aghasaigh was the venue for this compelling Co Senior Championship tie in Dingle on Saturday evening last. The visitors fielded with Con Barrett replacing the injured Gavin O’Brien and the match-ups saw Cormac […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 30, 2019 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 6 BOYS & GIRLS: Our U6 boys and girls had a great day last Sunday. There was a huge turnout to greet the Kerins O’Rahilly club. Both teams did their clubs proud with fantastic performances from everyone. Thanks to Declan Quill for visiting us. Keep up the practice and […]

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The Kerry Camogie U14 and Junior Cups were on show at the Tralee Parnells Family Fun Day at Caherslee on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 30, 2019 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Excellent Parnells Family Fun Fair Evening: FAMILY FUN-draiser, Friday 27th September 2019 in Caherslee. We have some great photos of activities which included: space-hopper racing, tug o’ war, egg ‘n’ spoon , 3-legged racing, welly tossing, poc fada, cross-bar challenge. The hospitality area was very well patronized, donations of home-baking […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglary And Criminal Damage Incidents

Gardaí Investigate Burglary And Criminal Damage Incidents

September 30, 2019 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating two separate incidents of a burglary and criminal damage over the past week. On Saturday last, September 28, between 4.30am and 5.30am, a business premises at Princes Quay had a break-in. A number of items were stolen and a white Renault van was also taken. […]

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Budget And Brexit Breakfast Briefing In Ballygarry

Budget And Brexit Breakfast Briefing In Ballygarry

September 30, 2019 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A BUDGET 2020 and Brexit Breakfast Briefing will take place on Thursday, October 10 at Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office is hosting this in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services) from 8.30am to 10.30am. People are asked to be in attendance by 8.15am. The briefing will summarise […]

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Macalla na hEireann.

Top Trad Musicians Set To Play Concert At Dúchas In Tralee

September 30, 2019 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

MACALLA na hÉireann, the 2019 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will perform in The Dúchas Comhaltas Centre in Tralee, on Wednesday October 16 while on this year’s 14 venue tour. Sponsored by Bus Éireann this annual Concert Tour Bus features the best of traditional talent drawn from the four provinces […]

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Cliona Fitzmaurice, Principal Scoil Mhuire de Lourdes, Lixnaw, Betty Stack, Principal Ardfert N.S, Maire O'Connell, Deputy Principal Ardfert N.S., Mary Brosnan, Principal  Tralee Educate Together and Conor Kearney, Principal  Abbeydorney N.S..

Four North Kerry Schools Showcase Project In Galway

September 30, 2019 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL ‘Digital Cluster’ of four North Kerry Primary Schools showcased its virtual reality project at the Teaching Council “Féilte” event in N.U.I.G. on Saturday last. The collaborative work of the four schools was on display and the demonstration on the use of Virtual Reality technology as a motivational tool […]

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Tralee Retains Tidy Towns Gold Medal

Tralee Retains Tidy Towns Gold Medal

September 30, 2019 at 12:58 pm 1 comment

TRALEE has once again retained its Tidy Towns Gold Medal for the eighth year in a row. It received 331 points, up eight on last year’s total. Kenmare, Killarney and Listowel also retained their Gold status at the Tidy Towns competition awards at the Helix in Dublin today. Bronze medal […]

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Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai students collecting waste at Cockleshell.

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Collect Litter At Cockleshell

September 30, 2019 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

ON Friday last, the students of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí joined in solidarity with their fellow students all over the world with a practical response to Greta Thunberg’s call for immediate and substantial action to deal with environmental degradation. Teaming up with An Taisce on its greencoasts.org campaign, the Coiste Glas, a group of 21 environmentally conscious students, descended on […]

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Kerry Airport Prepares For Brexit

Kerry Airport Prepares For Brexit

September 30, 2019 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

PASSENGERS travelling through Kerry Airport will experience the same efficient service from staff at the points of departure and arrival while flights are expected to continue to operate as normal in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the CEO of the airport. Kerry Airport has two destinations in […]

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Roger Harty: My Greatest Awareness

Roger Harty: My Greatest Awareness

September 29, 2019 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

AS you might well be aware that there is much talk about mental health of recent times as this is mental health awareness month. My own dealings (I don’t like the words battle or fight) with anxiety/depression have been well documented and my main advice here would be to treat […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In August

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In August

September 29, 2019 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register, shows that August was a busy month for sales with 22 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,619,500. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in August was a house in […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

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

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram.  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Minding their language skills… Today we celebrated European Languages Day in Pres with a taste of French and German foods prepared by […]

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Kerry Sports Academy

Kerry Sports Academy At ITT To Host ‘Pain To Performance’

September 29, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA, in conjunction with The Bon Secours Hospital, will welcome world renowned applied sports scientist and S&C Coach, Professor Tim Gabbett, to deliver a performance workshop, entitled “Pain to Performance”. This event will take place in the Kerry Sports Academy at IT Tralee on Thursday October 3 from 6.30 – […]

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Aobh Culloty Aine Lambe, Martina Lawless, Roanna O'Sullivan and Aifric Culloty at the Tralee Parnells Family Fun Day at Caherslee on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Parnells Hosts Family Fun Evening At Caherslee

September 28, 2019 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a good season so it was time to relax at the Tralee Parnells GAA Club Family Day on Friday evening. There was a great turnout and the weather held off on the evening with activities enjoyed including space-hopper racing, tug o’ war, egg ‘n’ spoon, 3-legged racing, welly […]

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Launching Foodshare Kerry's Community Fridge at St Brigid's Community Centre in Hawley Park were Courtney Sheehy (FoodShare Kerry), Maureen O'Sullivan (St Brigid's), Rose O'Reilly (Foodshare Kerry) and Brian McCannon (Foodshare Kerry). Photo by Dermot Crean

Foodshare Kerry Launches First Community Fridge In Tralee

September 28, 2019 at 8:47 am 2 comments

FOODSHARE Kerry launched the county’s first ever ‘Community Fridge’, with the support of St Brigids Family Resource Centre and Kerry County Council’s Community Enhancement Fund, in a growing effort to tackle food waste. The fridge, located at St Brigids Family Resource Centre, Hawley Park, will be open Monday to Friday […]

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at the KBN 'After Hours' event in Maddens on Thursday. Photo: Tara Donoghue

PHOTOS: KBN Holds ‘After Hours’ Networking Night In Madden’s

September 28, 2019 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Businessewomen’s Network held another of their special After Hours Networking Nights in Maddens Tralee on Thursday night. Guest enjoyed refreshments and delicious post-work eats in the Milk Market Lane business to facilitate connections and inspiring conversations. These ‘After Hours’ Networking evenings provide Kerry women with a platform for forming […]

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Know Your Rights: Shopping Online After Brexit 

September 28, 2019 at 8:43 am 1 comment

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: If the UK leaves the EU, what changes can I expect when shopping online from a UK retailer? Answer: EU consumer law will not apply to UK sales, including online […]

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Blennerville Threshing Festival Celebrates 30th Anniversary This Sunday

Blennerville Threshing Festival Celebrates 30th Anniversary This Sunday

September 27, 2019 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 30th annual Blennerville Windmill threshing festival takes place this Sunday and there’s a wonderful line-up of entertainment for the day to celebrate the anniversary. This is one of the oldest steam threshing and vintage car display in Kerry running since 1989 and there’s something for all the family. Starting at […]

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Saturday Not Looking Good As Met Eireann Issues Warning For Kerry

September 27, 2019 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a bad week weatherise and it’s not going to let up until Sunday. Me Eireann have just issued a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Kerry , Cork, Wexford and Waterford for tomorrow until the early hours of Sunday morning. Heavy downpours of rain expected with totals 30-40mm […]

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Members of Ballymacelligott GAA Club looking forward to 'Run Ballymac' next month.

Ballymac GAA Prepares For Running Event Next Month

September 27, 2019 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYMACELLIGOTT GAA club is hoping as many people as possible turn up in their running shoes for an event next month. The inaugural ‘Run Ballymac’ will be held on Sunday, October 13 and will feature a half marathon 10k, 5k and family fun run. All money raised will go to the […]

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Fiona Kirby of Kirby's Brogue Inn with Frank Sugrue and Mairead Fernane of Kerry Hospice at the fundraising coffee morning on Friday in the Brogue. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Hosts Coffee Morning For Kerry Hospice

September 27, 2019 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the official date for Ireland’s biggest coffee morning took place last Thursday, Kirby’s Brogue Inn kept the funds rolling in for the Kerry Hospice today. The Rock Street hostelry hosted the fundraiser where customers could avail of a coffee and some goodies in return for a donation to the charity […]

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Joe Hennebery accepts a cheque of €12,815 from Niamh O'Carroll (seated) and some Karen Condon, Conor Cusack, Caroline Corkery, Sharon Condon and Andrea Thornton of the Great Irish Marathon runners, back from left; Felicity Sheehy, Patrice O'Mahony,

‘Great Irish Marathon’ Runners Present Cheque For Thousands To Kerry Hospice

September 27, 2019 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

A CHEQUE for €12,815 was presented to Kerry Hospice Foundation on Thursday evening thanks to the efforts of 12 charity runners. The participants in the ‘Great Irish Marathon’ took on a unique challenge of running one mile in each of the 26 counties in the Republic on the longest day […]

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Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

September 27, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING different in the Town Park on a Saturday. As part of European Week of Sport 2019, Mountain Biking Kerry will be holding a mountain biking experience day in Tralee Town Park in conjunction with Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership. On the day, two local mountain biking clubs will be […]

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UHK Experiencing Overcrowding In Emergency Department

UHK Experiencing Overcrowding In Emergency Department

September 27, 2019 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry management has asked the public not to attend the Emergency Department unless it’s a genuine emergency, due to significant overcrowding this morning. They say the ED is currently very busy, with increased patient attendances with a variety of complex needs. Management says it wants to keep ED […]

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Gardaí Carry Out Operation In Kerry To Target Prostitution

Gardaí Carry Out Operation In Kerry To Target Prostitution

September 27, 2019 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI carried out operations in nine Garda Divisions, including Kerry, last week relating to prostitution offences. During the week of the September 16-21, An Garda Síochána conducted intelligence led operations across nine DMR North, DMR East, DMR South Central, DMR West, Kilkenny/Carlow, Cork City, Kerry, Galway and Donegal Garda Divisions […]

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