Archive for February, 2020

Eileen Barry and Cáil Ní Chonchúir enjoying the live Terrace Talk Special in the clubhouse on Sunday evening.

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 3, 2020 at 7:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Terrace Talk Special    A great night was had in Na Gaeil last night with the Radio Kerry outside broadcast team producing a Terrace Talk Special from the clubhouse on foot of our All Ireland victory in Croke Park the previous weekend. There was a huge number in attendance for this […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

February 3, 2020 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP. Club membership fees are now due. Senior players €60. Students €35. Adult non player €30. Juvenile U8-U18s €30. U6s €20. Family membership €70. Please contact Maurice Harmon on 087-6564707 to complete registration. SENIOR FOOTBALL: Our senior footballers are away to Churchill in the St. Brendan’s Board senior league […]

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Ballymac senior team

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 3, 2020 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

MAIN PITCH CLOSED As of 28th January  The Club  Field Committee has closed the pitch until further notice. This decision was taken to preserve the pitch playing surface due to the inclement weather. Hopefully it will not be for long and we will inform you all immediately when it is […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 3, 2020 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry Camogie – Tralee Parnells 1st Senior Inter-county player Congratulations to Áine Kelleher who lined out for Kerry vs Galway last weekend at wing back in their League game vs Galway. She is Tralee Parnells’ first ever senior inter-county representative. Unfortunately the result didn’t go Kerry’s way, but a great […]

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Here’s How Many New Cars Were Bought In Kerry Last Month

Here’s How Many New Cars Were Bought In Kerry Last Month

February 3, 2020 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of new car registrations in Kerry was 728 in January 2020, down just four on the same month last year. Figures from The Society of the Irish Motor Industry also show a big increase in Petrol-Electric and Petrol/Plug-In Electric Hybrid cars last month in the county compared to […]

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Gardaí Investigate Attempted Robbery Of Elderly Woman In Town Centre

Gardaí Investigate Attempted Robbery Of Elderly Woman In Town Centre

February 3, 2020 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to people who came to the aid of an elderly woman in Tralee town centre to make contact with them. On Friday afternoon at about 3.30pm, someone tried to rob an elderly woman at the laneway on Denny Street at the side of The Imperial Hotel, which […]

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John O'Sullivan, Denis Griffin, Kenny Jones, John O'Donnell Garda Mary Gardiner, Kathleen Herlihy and Tommy Culloty at the 'Meet And Greet' event in Cumann Iosaef Community Centre on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gardaí Co-Host ‘Meet And Greet’ Event In Tralee

February 3, 2020 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee co-hosted a ‘meet and greet’ event in Tralee last Friday in Cumann Iosaef Community Centre in Balloonagh. Local Gardaí, IFA branch representatives and representatives from community groups, including Kerry Fire Service, involved in the National Rural Safety Forum, engaged with the local community. It was an opportunity for […]

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Free Seminar On ‘How To Age Well’ Takes Place In Tralee Next Week

Free Seminar On ‘How To Age Well’ Takes Place In Tralee Next Week

February 3, 2020 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A FREE seminar in Tralee will deliver range of top tips and advice on positive ageing and encourage over 50s to embrace change in their physical, emotional and social lives. Leading expert on ageing, Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Trinity College Dublin, will deliver the seminar with former Kerry GAA player […]

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Martina Hannafin and Eilish Anne Woods of Tralee Jobs Club at the Progressive Pathways Fair in The Rose Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Large Attendance At Progressive Pathways Fair 2020

February 3, 2020 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

LARGE crowds attended the Progressive Pathways Fair 2020 which was held at The Rose Hotel on  Friday. It was a great opportunity for people aged 16 or over, with health issues, illness, disability or other support needs, to find out more about their employment options. Special guest was former Armagh […]

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Cian Purcell scores a goal for Tralee CBS.

VIDEO/REPORT: CBS Tralee Wins A Thriller To Secure Corn Uí Mhúirí Final Place

February 3, 2020 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

TJ Heaphy reports on Tralee CBS The Green’s victory over Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra Rathmore in the Corn Uí Mhúirí semi-final… Tralee CBS 2-19 Rathmore 1-17 AFTER the two sides met earlier in the year in O’Sullivan Cup, this encounter was anticipated to deliver. Rathmore won the previous decider comprehensively […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Down Cup Champions To Go Top Of The Table

February 3, 2020 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win in Dublin at the weekend… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 82 Griffith College Templeogue 81 Warriors moved to the top of the Super League table outright with an inspirational comeback win against their great rivals and recently crowned Cup champions Griffith College Templeogue in a […]

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John Brassil TD on the canvass chatting to Anthony Garvey.

Brassil Loses Nearly A Stone In A Fortnight Thanks To The ‘C-Plan’

February 2, 2020 at 12:58 pm 1 comment

IT’S the new weight-loss fad that’s sweeping the nation in the past few weeks and a local TD is feeling the benefits. What is it? Canvassing! Yes, apparently traipsing up and down the roads and estates of the county looking for votes will get you fit and losing weight faster than […]

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David Clifford looks for options. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Last Night Proved There’s No Place Like Tralee For League Games

February 2, 2020 at 11:53 am 1 comment

MORE of this please. If the last ten minutes of last night’s game proved anything, it’s that Austin Stack Park is the only place for Kerry’s Allianz National League games. The official attendance was 11,117 but you can add at least another 1,000 to that judging by the number of […]

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The 'Lion and Dragon Ritual' performers in The Square on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Lions And Dragons Bring Colour To The Square

February 2, 2020 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE Square was alive with colour on Saturday and as the Chinese New Year festival in town continued. The ‘Lion and Dragon Ritual’ which saw 19 performers with two lions and a dragon entertained those present while ‘A Taste Of Asia’ held in association with Taste Kerry brought a food and flavours […]

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Roger Harty: Control — It Gets Bad Press

Roger Harty: Control — It Gets Bad Press

February 2, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

LIKE in every household, ever since being a small child and being told to go to bed early, we start to resist being told what to do. ‘Go to bed now’, ‘eat your vegetables’, ‘put on your coat and hat on when you go outside’, gets met with a very […]

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Kerry Person Of The Year Award For Dr Patricia Sheahan

Kerry Person Of The Year Award For Dr Patricia Sheahan

February 1, 2020 at 10:20 am 2 comments

THE Kerry Association in Dublin’s Kerry Person of the Year has been announced as Dr Patricia Sheahan. Listowel native Dr Sheahan, is Head of Palliative Care at University Hospital Kerry, has been central to the development of palliative care services in the county. She will receive her award in March. […]

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Sandra Bunyan, Michelle O'Sullivan, Aedemar O'Regan, Norah Gibbons, Ruth Maher, Niamh O'Sullivan and Michelle Fitzgibbon at the 'Bands For Bubbles' fundraiser at Benners Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rocking Out At ‘Bands For Bubbles’ In Benners

February 1, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A PERFECT example of the community coming together to help one of their own was in evidence in Benners on Friday night. The occasion was ‘Bands For Bubbles’, a fundraiser to help out Tralee native Siobhain Maher Sequeval, who, in December, suffered a major stroke and aneurysm in France where she […]

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At the presentation of cheques, the proceeds from the 31 Day Challenge for Positive Mental Health in The Rose Hotel on Friday were, in front; Helen Kelly of Chloe's Journey, Hugh and Enda and Jill O'Brien of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Paddy Kelly of Chloe's Journey, Sandra Coffey of Action For Amber, organiser Colin 'Poshey' Aherne, Jackie Nagle of Action For Amber and Enda O'Brien of Down Syndrome Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Presented To Charities As 31 Day Challenge Comes To A Close

February 1, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s over again for another year, but for some it could lead to a change of lifestyle and a healthier body and mind for 2020. The ’31 Day January Challenge for Positive Mental Health’, organised by Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne, came to an end on Friday with a final 5k […]

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The opening of the new Sliabh Mis unit at UHK.

€3.7m Mental Health Admission Unit Opens At UHK

February 1, 2020 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A CEREMONY took place on Friday to mark the official opening of the refurbished Sliabh Mis mental health admission unit (also known as an approved centre) in the University Hospital Kerry. Minister for Mental Health Jim Daly officially opened the 34-bed unit. Since 2015, Sliabh Mis has undergone a significant phased programme […]

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'The Personal History Of David Copperfield'.

Finnegan On Film: ‘David Copperfield’ Adaptation Is Dickens, But Not As You Know It

February 1, 2020 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Armando Iannucci has revitalised a Dickens classic with ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ says our movie guy, James Finnegan… LET me say this right at the start.  This is David Copperfield, but not necessarily as you know it. It is delivered by director and co-writer Armando Iannucci with loving […]

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