Archive for October, 2019

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Death Of Man In South Kerry

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Death Of Man In South Kerry

October 31, 2019 at 11:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of the body of a man in his 60s at Tousist on Thursday, October 24. Shortly before 7am on Thursday, October 24, Gardaí received a report of a possible road traffic collision at Clonee, Tousist, off the main Kenmare to Castletownbere Road. […]

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Met Eireann.

Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

October 31, 2019 at 7:17 pm Comments are Disabled

WE had a lot of rain in Tralee this afternoon and evening and that is set to return tomorrow afternoon. A Status Yellow – Rainfall warning has been issued for Kerry, Limerick, Clare and Kerry taking effect from 2pm on Friday. Spells of heavy rain will lead to accumulations of […]

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Gardaí Conduct ‘Operation Lifesaver’ In Tralee

Gardaí Conduct ‘Operation Lifesaver’ In Tralee

October 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee conducted ‘Operation Lifesaver’ today with 20 motorists stopped for mobile phone use or not wearing their seat belt. One driver was stopped with a three year old child standing in the front seat. Another driver texting while driving, failed to notice Gardaí with blue lights and sirens. […]

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Tralee Businesswoman Makes Shortlist For National Awards

Tralee Businesswoman Makes Shortlist For National Awards

October 31, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE businesswoman has been shortlisted for a national entrepreneur award. Margaret Kissane has received national recognition for her successful publishing and events group, Connect Publications. She has been shortlisted from hundreds of nominations in the prestigious IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards. Margaret was officially announced last week in the shortlist […]

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PHOTOS: Caherleaheen Pupils Raise Funds For Jigsaw Kerry With Halloween Fundraiser

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen Pupils Raise Funds For Jigsaw Kerry With Halloween Fundraiser

October 31, 2019 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

HALLOWEEN is here with children (and no doubt a few adults) going all out with make-up and costumes for trick or treating tonight. Well, just before mid-term, the pupils at Caherleaheen decided to put this creativity to good uses by holding a fancy dress fundraiser. They raised €500 for Jigsaw Kerry […]

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Miriam O'Callaghan and Katie Gannon of RTE launch the Light To Remember fundraiser with Kerry Hospice volunteers Maura Sullivan, Andrea O'Donoghue and Margaret Crean.

Katie And Miriam Launch ‘Light To Remember’ For Kerry Hospice

October 31, 2019 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

VOLUNTEERS from the Kerry Hospice Foundation were at RTE Studios in Dublin on Tuesday where two well-known faces helped launch an upcoming fundraiser. Andrea O’Donoghue, Maura Sullivan and Margaret Crean met up with Kerry Hospice patron Katie Hannon and her Prime Time colleague Miriam O’Callaghan to officially launch the ‘Light To […]

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AIB Tralee To Host Event On The Future Of Retail At Ashe Hotel

AIB Tralee To Host Event On The Future Of Retail At Ashe Hotel

October 31, 2019 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

AIB Tralee is presenting ‘RX – Future of Retail Developing Your Retail Business’ which is a must attend event for retailers in Kerry, at The Ashe Hotel next Tuesday, November 5 at 8am. In November 2018, AIB held the Retail Tech event at the same location and one year on, […]

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Another Record Broken For Trolley Figures At UHK

Another Record Broken For Trolley Figures At UHK

October 31, 2019 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was the worst October since records began for numbers of patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry according to new figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Nationally, it was also the worst October and the second worst month ever for overcrowding with not enough beds for […]

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People Urged To Hold And Attend Events In Kerry During Science Week

People Urged To Hold And Attend Events In Kerry During Science Week

October 30, 2019 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

SCIENCE Foundation Ireland are calling on the people of Kerry to be a part of Science Week 2019. This year, Science Week, taking place from November 10 to November 17, focuses on climate action with a number of ways for those in Kerry to get involved, from attending a tree […]

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The Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane who launched the Christy Hennessy Songwriters week-end in The Mall Tralee on Tuesday the event will take place in The Ashe Hotel on 1st-2nd Nov 2019 also in pc Front Suzanne Ennis,Sammy Lockle, Jim Finucane and Kieran Routhledge. Back Celene Moloney Peter Maguire and Vicky O'Regan. Photo Joe Hanley

Super Line-Up Of Entertainment For Christie Hennessy Festival This Weekend

October 30, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE 9th annual Christie Hennessy Festival weekend will kick off with the ever popular Troubadour Club presented by Francie Conway this Friday night. Returning to The Ashe Hotel, it begins at 8pm along with an amazing lineup of artists from around the country. Tickets cost €10 and include a free […]

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Kirby’s Brogue Inn Wins Munster Pub Category In Ireland’s Great Roast Competition

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Wins Munster Pub Category In Ireland’s Great Roast Competition

October 30, 2019 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn has been announced as the winner of Ireland’s Great Roast Competition 2019 in the Munster Pubs category. It’s the third year in a row that Kirby’s Brogue Inn, at the bottom of The Rock in Tralee, has achieved the accolade from Unilever Food Solutions. Famous for serving […]

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Claire Molloy

Claire Conjures Up Some Halloween Treats That Won’t Scare The Waistline

October 30, 2019 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Claire Molloy, who hosts Slimming World classes in Tralee, has some magical meal solutions for slimmers this Halloween… Eating healthily needn’t be scary this Halloween – and slimmers can even save money this fright night! Anyone watching their weight can whip up a delicious, guilt-free meal with the leftovers from […]

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Leah Williams-Morgan (14) and Grainne Leahy (14) of St Brendan’s Guides, Tralee, pictured at the National Guide Awards, Croke Park, where they received Irish Girl Guides’ highest award – the Trail Blazer National Guide Award.

Tralee Teens Receive Trail Blazer National Guide Award

October 30, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee teenagers received the Trail Blazer National Guide Award – Irish Girl Guides’ highest award – at a special ceremony in Croke Park. The girls were among 135 Irish Girl Guides (IGG) members who travelled from all corners of the country to receive the award and, with their Guide […]

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Sonny Foran.

Aontú Select Kerry Candidate To Contest Next General Election

October 30, 2019 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

AONTÚ Local Election Candidate, Sonny Foran, who polled almost 800 first preference votes in his first outing in May has been selected to run for the party in the next General Election. Kerry party membership had been given a deadline of 5pm on Wednesday to submit nominations and three names […]

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Launching the new Tralee App at the Manor West Retail Park roundabout were, in front; Ken Tobin, Tralee Chamber Alliance, Michele King of The Rose Hotel and TCA and Minister Brendan Griffin. At back; Declan Murphy of Fáilte Ireland, John Griffin of Kerry County Council, Siobhan Donnelly of Cara Credit Union, Darach O'Flaherty of Booniverse, David Scott of TCA, Pa Laide of Cara Credit Union, Derek Rusk of Cara Credit Union and Paul Ruane of TCA and Midpoint Creative. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Tralee App Launched For Locals And Tourists

October 30, 2019 at 10:19 am 1 comment

TRALEE has launched a new app that will help locals and tourists make the most of the town and surrounding areas. The new phone app, was officially launched on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store this week, and has an extensive number of sections covering topics including shopping, […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

October 29, 2019 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Results & Fixtures Sunday 27th October Results: Fourball – Sponsor Mens Committee 1.GerPower & Donal Sugrue (46pts) 2.Fergus Kelly & Brendan Kenny (45pts) 3.Robert Dinan & Kieran Dinan Jnr (45pts) Nr of Cards:17 Fixtures: Sun 28th October – Open Golf Classic HR Suite Sat 2nd November – Captains Dinner Rose […]

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The Tralee U18 team.

Tralee Rugby Club News

October 29, 2019 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee~Listowel V Castleisland Listowel~Tralee U18s had a good win over Castleisland on Saturday We started well, with the aid of a stiff breeze and scored two early tries from forward dominance. The first was scored by the outstanding Cian Regan who crashed over following a series of carries close to […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

October 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: With South Kerry still in the Co. Championship – their semi final replay against Dr. Crokes goes ahead next Sunday (3rd Nov) – then our last round Co. League game of the season, away to St. Marys, will not go ahead as scheduled next Sunday. And with Crokes […]

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Gardaí Investigating Death Of Elderly Woman In North Kerry

Gardaí Investigating Death Of Elderly Woman In North Kerry

October 29, 2019 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are currently investigating the death of a woman following the discovery of her body in a house outside Ballyduff village. The body of the woman in her 80s was discovered at approximately 11.30am and the scene is currently preserved with a post mortem scheduled to take place. Gardaí say the results […]

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Gardaí Issue Warning To Teenagers As Halloween Approaches

Gardaí Issue Warning To Teenagers As Halloween Approaches

October 29, 2019 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking parents to be aware of where their children are on Halloween as they prepare for what is usually their busiest night of the year. Speaking on Radio Kerry’s ‘Talkabout’ programme on Tuesday afternoon, Garda Cathy Murphy said hundreds of youths congregating at Caherslee and Mounthawk is a […]

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The members of the syndicate from Kostal in Abbeyfeale at National Lottery today.

Work Colleagues From Kerry, Cork And Limerick Collect €500,000 Winnings

October 29, 2019 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of 68 lucky colleagues from an Abbeyfeale factory were celebrating in the National Lottery’s winners’ room today after they collected a cheque for €500,000 which they won the EuroMillions Plus draw on Friday 18th October. The group of delighted colleagues who hail from Cork, Kerry and Limerick all […]

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Gardaí Seek Information After Items Stolen From Cars In Ballyard/Cloghers

Gardaí Seek Information After Items Stolen From Cars In Ballyard/Cloghers

October 29, 2019 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to car owners to lock their vehicles after a number of cases of theft from cars in an area of Tralee last week. On the night of Monday, October 21 and into the morning of Tuesday, October 22, a number of vehicles were illegally entered in the […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the celebrations on Saturday night. Photo: John Cleary

St John’s Kicks Off Year Of Celebrations To Mark 150th Anniversary

October 29, 2019 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

ST John’s Parish, Tralee, celebrates the 150th anniversary of the competition and dedication of St. John’s Church, Castle Street, in 2020. A year-long Festival of Faith celebrating this significant occasion commenced on Saturday last when Bishop Ray Browne officially opened the 150th year when he celebrated the 6.10pm Vigil Mass. […]

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Cleo Murphy.

Cleo Murphy Selected As Kerry’s Green Party Candidate To Contest Next General Election

October 29, 2019 at 2:42 pm 1 comment

CLEO Murphy has been selected as the Green Party’s candidate in Kerry to run in the next General Election. The former journalist with Radio Kerry and The Kingdom announced that she has been selected by the party in a tweet this afternoon. It read: “Thrilled to be selected as the Green […]

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Visitor Restrictions In Place After Outbreak Of Vomiting Bug At UHK

Visitor Restrictions In Place After Outbreak Of Vomiting Bug At UHK

October 29, 2019 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

STRICT visitor restrictions have been introduced with immediate effect at University Hospital Kerry due to an outbreak of suspected norovirus – commonly known as the vomiting bug. This is in the interest of patient care and in order to curb the spread of the vomiting bug within the Hospital. Anyone with […]

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REPORT: Warriors Lay Down National Cup Marker To Reigning Champs

REPORT: Warriors Lay Down National Cup Marker To Reigning Champs

October 29, 2019 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on a good away win for Warriors at Pyrobel Killester in the Men’s Superleague… Pyrobel Killester 63 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 91 Warriors backed up their Pat Duffy National Cup win over Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin on Friday night with a comprehensive victory over their Cup quarter-final opponents Pyrobel Killester in […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Comhghairdeas Le Scoil Nuachabháil Congratulations to Scoil Nuachabháil on their victory in the 6/8 teacher School section of Cumann na mBunscoil on Wednesday night last  in Austin Stack Park. They defeated Currow NS on a 2-9 to 1-9 scoreline. Well done to all the players and to our U12 Mentor […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 28, 2019 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football Championship    A great display by St. Brendan’s in the semi final of the Senior Football Championship against East Kerry in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday. Only a point separated the sides with minutes left in the game and they were unlucky not to get at least a draw. David […]

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Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr Crokes Win Under 21 Hurling Final

October 28, 2019 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the Acorn Life Under 21 Kerry Under 21 Hurling Final between Kenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr Crokes and Lixnaw… Kenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr Crokes 2-16 Lixnaw 1-14 A well deserved win for the K/K/DrC outfit today in Tralee when they completely out-played, out-muscled and out-thought Lixnaw from start to finish. K/K/Drc were ahead after […]

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Clanmaurice Make It Three-In-A-Row

October 28, 2019 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

By Risteárd Ó Fuaráin Clanmaurice made the long trip to Newport GAA in Tipperary on Saturday to face St. Joseph’s Doora-Barefield of Clare with the Kerry Girls seeking to win the Munster Junior Club title for the third year in a row. On a perfect day for camogie, Clanmaurice started […]

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