Archive for February, 2020

Chain Gang Cycling Club To Host Information Night This Week

Chain Gang Cycling Club To Host Information Night This Week

February 26, 2020 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL cycling club is encouraging people to get involved in the sport with a mentoring programme information night this week. With the spring and then summer fast approaching, the Chain Gang Cycling Club say getting back onto the bike is a great way to see the new seasons unfolding. On […]

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32 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK On Wednesday

32 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK On Wednesday

February 26, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are 32 patients waiting on trolleys in the Emergency Department of University Hospital Kerry today according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). The hospital’s ED is experiencing a very busy week so far, with 28 patients waiting on trolleys on Tuesday and 23 on Monday. Every […]

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Kieran Donaghy.

Kieran Donaghy’s Story Opens New Season Of TG4’s ‘Laochra Gael’ Next Week

February 26, 2020 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE acclaimed GAA sports series ‘Laochra Gael’ returns to TG4 in March for an 18th series and the story of Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy will be the first screened next Thursday, March 5 at 9.30pm. The series hour-long format has proved a huge success, bringing each player’s personal stories to screen […]

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Ger Power and David Moran try their hand at flipping pancakes at the Grand Hotel with Dick Boyle of The Grand, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice, Madelyn Cabrera and Eileen Egan of The Grand Hotel. In front; Natalie Uscinowska, Darlene Lacey and Anne Marie Murphy of The Grand at the charity pancake morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Charities Benefit From Pancake Mornings At Brogue And The Grand

February 26, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

TWO venues in town hosted special charity pancake mornings yesterday. Recovery Haven Kerry were flipping for funds at its third annual fundraising pancake morning at Kirby’s Brogue Inn. Customers received free pancakes with every tea or coffee purchased between 10am and 12 noon, with patrons being invited to make a […]

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Repairs taking place at

One Road To Kenmare Reopens Friday, But Another Closes On Monday

February 26, 2020 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council anticipates that the R569 road at Loo Bridge on the road to Kenmare will re-open to traffic on this Friday, after extensive structural repair Since the road partially collapsed on Sunday, February 9, Council staff and contractors have been working in difficult weather conditions to ensure the repairs […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 25, 2020 at 6:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Saturday 23rd February, 2020 Castle Bar Spring League Qualifying Round, 1st Eoghan Galvin (15) 29 Pts Nrs of Cards 43 Sunday 24th February, 2020 Castle Bar Spring League Qualifying Round 1st John Reen (21)36 Pts Nrs of Cards 68 The following is the list of teams that have qualified, all […]

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Senior Lady Player of the Year is Jemma O'Connell, and receives her trophy from Chairman, Billy Ryle and Mary McQuinn of the organising committee.  Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 25, 2020 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

ROCK & ROSE VICTORY SOCIAL: What a great turn-out at The Rock & Rose Victory Social last Saturday night at the Rose Hotel – the highlight of which was the presentation of medals to our Senior and C Team winning footballers, brilliantly hosted as usual by our own Timmy Sheehan. […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

February 25, 2020 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT : The rescheduled Club’s Senior Awards night will take place Saturday, 7th March @ 8.30pm in The Complex. On the night our Senior Team will receive their N.K. Senior League medals and we will also be honouring the 1994 Junior C’Ship Winning team. Player of the Year, […]

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Captain Sean Quilter, speaking at the Tralee CBS homecoming on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Munster Champs Tralee CBS Fêted At School Homecoming

February 25, 2020 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE not finished yet! That was the message from Tralee CBS football team coach Tim McMahon, as the Corn Uí Mhúirí champions were welcomed back to the school after victory over St Brendan’s Killarney on Saturday. The entire student body gathered in the school gym on Monday afternoon to give […]

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New councillors Deirdre Ferris and Johnnie Wall.

Two New Members Co-Opted On To Kerry County Council

February 25, 2020 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District has two new representatives after they were co-opted on to Kerry County Council this morning. Fianna Fáil’s Mr Johnnie Wall was co-opted to replace former councillor, now Deputy, Norma Foley, while Sinn Féin’s Ms Deirdre Ferris was co-opted to replace former councillor and now elected TD Pa Daly. […]

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Jacinta Bradley (right) of Recovery Haven with volunteers who will be taking a skydive for in aid of the facility. In front is Paddy Kevane and Jack Clapham. Second row; Lauren Fitzell, Tom Broderick, Nora Nagle. Third row; Marie O'Sullivan, Stephanie Horan, Michelle Ward. At back; Noreen O'Neill, Josephine Sheehan, Pat Clapham and John Parker. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nearly 90 People Sign Up For Skydive In Aid Of Recovery Haven

February 25, 2020 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

CLOSE to 90 brave volunteers will be taking a leap of faith for cancer support charity Recovery Haven Kerry over the next two weekends as they take to the skies for a fundraising parachute jump. The charity has been completely overwhelmed by the outpouring of support for their inaugural skydive […]

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Ger McDonnell and members of Kingdom Swimming Club at Cara Credit Union.

Four Local Groups Benefit From Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards

February 25, 2020 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR community groups have received funds from Cara Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. Tralee Musical Society, Kingdom Swimming Club, Cordal Coiste na Nog and the Irish League of Credit Unions Development Foundation Ltd were presented with their funding by Lauri’s wife Marie and his close friend Mary O’Brien. Pa Laide, CEO of […]

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Paul Dick lands a score for Warriors. Photo by Liam Ryan

PHOTOS/REPORT: Late Rally Decisive As Warriors Take Down Local Rivals

February 25, 2020 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell reports on Warriors win over Killorglin at Tralee Sports Complex on Saturday night… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 81 Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin 63 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors bid to defend their Super League title remains on track after an 81-63 win over Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin at the Tralee Complex last Saturday […]

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Gardaí To Increase Checkpoints Around Tralee To Detect ‘Drug-Drivers’

Gardaí To Increase Checkpoints Around Tralee To Detect ‘Drug-Drivers’

February 25, 2020 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry say there has been in an rise in people detected for driving under the influence of drugs and they are increasing their roadside checkpoints. Speaking on Radio Kerry’s ‘Talkabout’ show yesterday, Garda Eoghan Walsh said they had three detections in the one night last Thursday between 5pm […]

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Liverpool Legends Are Coming To The INEC This June

Liverpool Legends Are Coming To The INEC This June

February 24, 2020 at 10:36 pm Comments are Disabled

LIVERPOOL fans were celebrating a win against West Ham tonight, but Kerry Reds have another  reason to cheer with this news! Robbie Fowler, Jason McAteer and John Aldridge are coming to the INEC for ‘Y.N.W.A – A Celebration of the 19/20 season’. The lads will be telling stories and giving […]

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Aoife Doody, Anú Hayes,Lauren Doody, Tricia Moran, Shirley Doody, Adrian Doody, Con O’ Connor and John Ryle pictured at Croke Park last Friday night at the LGFA National Volunteers Awards Night.

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 6:49 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR NOTES We would also like to congratulate CBS , The Green team and their mentors and especially our own Conor Hayes, Stephen Nix, Conor O’ Sullivan and Jerome Daly on their great win over the Sem in the Corn UÍ Mhuirí  post Primary final last Saturday. Conor Hayes was […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 6:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 14, 15, 24 & 25. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Brendan and Shannon Quill Lohercannon, Richard Diggins Tonevane, Mag Foley c/o The Rock Inn, Geraldine Scanlon Knockmoyle and Emmett Kelly Poulawaddra. Next […]

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Eoin O'Neill, Dan O'Connor, Jamie Lowham, Eoin Sheehy, David Culloty and Eamonn O'Neill at the Na Gaeil GAA Social at The Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 6:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil Victory Social    Na Gaeil All Ireland Victory Social was held in the Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday night last and what a great night it was with over two hundred people in attendance. There was a great atmosphere there as everybody is still on a high following our senior […]

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St Brendan’s Hurling Club News

St Brendan’s Hurling Club News

February 24, 2020 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

St. Brendan’s Hurling Club/Ardfert gaa lotto draw took place in Kate Browne’s with a jackpot of €1,200. There was no winner of the jackpot and the numbers drawn were 4, 10, 11 & 25. The lucky dip winners were €75 Timmy Heir Doon, €40 Patrick Clifford Banna South, €25 Tom […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 6 BOYS & GIRLS After our third week back training all the boys and girls are in full swing and showing great promise. With even bigger numbers this year we are guaranteed to have a fantastic season. Last Sunday we concentrated on the basic skills of the game. Among those […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP. Club membership fees are now due. Registration night for all age groups U6 to U18 on Thursday 27th February from 8-9 in the club meeting room at the Sports Field. Senior players €60. Students €35. Adult non player €30. Juvenile U8-U18s €30. U6s €20. Family membership €70. \Please […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Club membership is now open for 2020. As in 2019 all membership is on line and the link is listed is on our web site. The  membership cost of Ballymac GAA Club, as agreed at our AGM in December, is  as follows for the 2020 season. (1) €75.00 per adult […]

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Ruarí O'Sullivan, Tralee CBS & Tralee Parnells, with the Corn Uí Mhuirí along with his proud parents, Mike Roger O'Sullivan, Assistant PRO / Camogie Coach Tralee Parnells and Maria O'Sullivan.

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Parnells Hurling and Camogie Club : 2020 Registration Form Registration is now open for the 2020 season and we are encouraging everyone to register online via https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeVDBTOy6qgRE3XnLzJoPiPdbf7k6GOyquucgQYLKQcHZ2kGg/viewform Before registering, membership must be paid via internet banking or make a payment to Tralee Parnells bank account at any Bank or Credit […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

February 24, 2020 at 5:44 pm Comments are Disabled

NORMAN FOLEY SPAR SPONSORSHIP: Milltown/Castlemaine GAA’s Coiste Na nÓg is delighted to announce that Norman Foley- SPAR, will be our main sponsor once again this year. Norman has also committed for a further 3 years. Spar Milltown has undergone a significant investment in the past few months, with a huge transformation […]

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Helen Wins €33,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

Helen Wins €33,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

February 24, 2020 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY woman won a €33,000 Winning Streak bonus when she appeared on the National Lottery TV game show last Saturday. Helen Griffin from Tralee, was delighted with her winnings which included €8,000 in cash and a Renault Zoe electric car worth €25,000. This win was timely, as she admitted […]

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WATCH/REPORT: Hayes Hat-Trick Helps Tralee CBS To First Corn Uí Mhúirí In 13 Years

WATCH/REPORT: Hayes Hat-Trick Helps Tralee CBS To First Corn Uí Mhúirí In 13 Years

February 24, 2020 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

TJ Heaphy reports on a momentous victory for Tralee CBS in Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday as they captured the Corn Uí Mhúirí for the first time since 2007… Tralee CBS 4-15 St Brendan’s Killarney 1-15 The Green finally bridged the gap from Munster ‘A’ success at the senior grade on […]

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Criminal Damage And Stolen Vehicle Incidents In Tralee

Criminal Damage And Stolen Vehicle Incidents In Tralee

February 24, 2020 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating two separate incidents of vehicle theft and criminal damage over the weekend. On Saturday evening at about 6pm, substantial damage was caused to a glass panel on the door at the Argos store at The Horan Centre, when a woman kicked it repeatedly. If anyone […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Assault In Town Centre

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Assault In Town Centre

February 24, 2020 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in the town centre at the weekend. At approximately 2.40am on Sunday, a man sustained a broken nose as a result of an an unprovoked assault by another male on Castle Street. Gardaí are appealing for anyone in the area […]

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Libraries Open Day To Take Place On Saturday

Libraries Open Day To Take Place On Saturday

February 24, 2020 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

LIBRARIES all around the country will be hosting a Libraries Open Day on this Saturday, February 29 and a special invitation is extended to all, both current and non-members to come along and see the services on offer for them at their local library. All of the nine libraries in […]

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The fake notes seized by gardaí and revenue commissioners.

Gardaí Warn Of Increase In Circulation Of ‘Novelty’ Euro Notes

February 24, 2020 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána and the Office of the Revenue Commissioners say there has been a significant increase in the detection of ‘novelty’ Euro notes. These notes are often marked as “movie money” or “prop money” and bear a strong resemblance to genuine Euro notes, however they do not contain the security […]

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