Archive for October, 2021

Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

October 26, 2021 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

COUNTY CONVENTION: Club Chairman, Billy Ryle, is asking any Club members who wish to submit nominations to Club Secretary, Elma Nix for consideration by the Club Executive Committee, for submission to the County Convention, to do so by 5pm on Monday next, 1st November. Motions will be accepted by email only and […]

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Organiser Karen Maher Hayles with Tony Mitchell O'Sullivan (Hawley's son) and Richie Piercy at the Hawley O'Sullivan Memorial Truck Run on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 100 Trucks Take Part In Hawley O’Sullivan Memorial Run

October 26, 2021 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an incredible turnout at Fels Point on Sunday for the Hawley O’Sullivan Memorial Truck Run. Over 100 trucks took part in the event which has already raised over €10,400 for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Hawley O’Sullivan, from O’Rahillys Villas was just 28 when he died on June 15, […]

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Dr Noel Mulligan and Tania Lawlor ( TRC )

Tralee Rowing Club Wins National Heritage Award

October 26, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rowing Club took the County Award for Kerry at the National Heritage Awards  2021. The announcement was made by the Heritage Council at its online Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 20. The Rowing Club’s winning project featured an online presentation and an outdoor display mounted at the Tralee Ship Canal Marina during Heritage Week in […]

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Paul Murphy, Lesley Hunt, Gene Pigott, Lorraine Aherne and Jean O'Flynn from Kerry Group on the Bracker O'Regan Road on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Group Teams Up With Tralee Tidy Towns To Plant Trees

October 26, 2021 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bracker O’Regan Road was a hive of activity last Friday as Tralee Tidy Towns volunteers and 23 staff from Kerry Group headquarters in Tralee came together to plant 236 native Hawthorn trees. Martha Farrell (Tralee Tidy Towns) said: “We were delighted to get this incredible number of trees planted. […]

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Kerins O’ Rahilly’s U13s Conor Cronin, Ryan Nix and Nick Lacey proud to be winners of the Tralee District & St. Brendan’s District Board final v Stacks

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

October 25, 2021 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  Senior County Championship. The senior team will play St Kieran’s in Austin Stacks Park at 5pm on Saturday next October 30th. ACADAMH NA nÓG A happy Halloween and midterm to our youngsters and community…. But please remember over the next while to stay safe and be responsible with regards bonfires […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

October 25, 2021 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €2000 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 01, 07, 16 & 17. The five €30 consolation prizes went to: Helen O’Sullivan Curraheen Maureen Lacey Marian Park Geraldine Scanlon Online Jack O’Halloran c/o Mono Tom Hill Lohercannon Next week’s Lotto […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

October 25, 2021 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Club AGM The Club AGM will take place on Sunday 14th November 4 to 6pm in the sports hall at the Tralee Sports & Leisure Centre, Oakpark. Notice of motions for the AGM and nominations of registered full members to serve as an Executive Officer for 2022 may be made […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

October 25, 2021 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Condolences: Our most sincere condolences are with our Senior Manager David Heasman and the extended Heasman Family on the passing of Davids father Paul Heasman earlier this week. We wish that Paul may rest peacefully and our thoughts & prayers are with David, Marie, Sarah, Clodagh, Michael along with all […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

October 25, 2021 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS We had 30 of our older under 7’s group train Sunday morning under the watchful eye of their coaches and parents. The focus for the session was on kicking and it was encouraging to see the improvement in this group from week to week. To […]

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Amelia, Alison and Danny O'Sullivan at the Tralee Half Marathon on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Perfect Conditions For The Tralee Half Marathon

October 25, 2021 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A PERFECT morning for a run. The sun shone in Tralee on Sunday morning as 200 runners took to the road for the Tralee Half Marathon. It was the final race of five in the series this year with the full marathon, 100k, 50k and 10k having already taken place. […]

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Daniel Jokubaitis rises hig to score. Photo: Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Three On The Bounce For Warriors As They See Off Neptune

October 24, 2021 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell was at the Complex last night to see Warriors continue their winning streak in the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Super League 2021/2022 Round 3 game… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 88 C&S Neptune 78 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors made it three from three as they saw off the challenge of C&S Neptune at […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 24, 2021 at 9:50 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… The weather offered some lovely views during the week… Misty mountains in Blennerville, Tralee pic.twitter.com/aLnGIvnDBw — Micheálín Nic Liam (@michmochw) October […]

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From left; Joanne Barry, Repertory Director, Catherine Leahy, Training Academy Teacher, Jonathan Kelliher, Artistic Director and Anne O’Donnell, Training and Development Officer. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Siamsa Tíre Looks For Submissions For ‘Make Your Mark’ Exhibition

October 24, 2021 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre is calling on artists to draw on the elements for its upcoming open submission exhibition, Make Your Mark. Like many cultural centres across the world, Siamsa Tíre closed its doors due to the pandemic in March 2020.  It used the past 18 months to examine its role in the local and national […]

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Karen Maher Hayles (centre) who is organising the Hawley O'Sullivan Memorial Truck Run, pictured with Emma Hayles, Michael Maher, Urney Maher and Ciara Hayles.

All Set For The Hawley O’Sullivan Memorial Truck Run On Sunday

October 23, 2021 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FINAL preparations are in in place for a special fundraiser tomorrow (Sunday) to remember a Tralee man who passed away 25 years ago in a road accident. Hawley O’Sullivan, from O’Rahillys Villas, son of the late Tom ‘Lang’ and Kathleen O’Sullivan (nee Cregan), was just 28 when he died on […]

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Anne McEllistrim and Eileen Diggin with Frank Houlihan before the final performance of 'Strong Coffee' by the Hy-Breasal Players at The Ballymac Bar on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Curtain Falls On ‘Strong Coffee’ At The Ballymac Bar

October 23, 2021 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE curtain fell for the last time on the Hy-Breasal Players performance of ‘Strong Coffee’ on Friday night, bringing six sell-out nights at The Ballymac Bar to a close. Demand for tickets was at a premium and the performances were sold out a week before the cast took to the […]

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Know Your Rights: Your Rights As A Tenant

Know Your Rights: Your Rights As A Tenant

October 23, 2021 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Citizens Information Kerry which provides a free and confidential service to the public…  Question: Can a landlord or letting agency ask me for personal information like my PPS number when starting a new tenancy? Answer: Yes, a landlord or letting agent can ask you for […]

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Finnegan On Films: Something For The Bank Holiday Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Something For The Bank Holiday Weekend

October 23, 2021 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says film lovers are spoilt for choice this Bank Holiday Weekend… WELL, the Cup is overflowing this Bank Holiday Weekend with a whole selection of wonderful films for your delectation. First up is Shadowlands (Saturday 2.10pm RTE1), the true life story of a meeting of […]

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Tralee Educate Together pupils holding some of the carved pumpkins at the school on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pupils Carve Out A Fun Experience At Tralee Educate Together

October 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the Friday before mid-term is traditionally a day for a Halloween fancy dress party in primary schools around town, Tralee Educate Together decided to add an extra ingredient to the fun…pumpkins! Each family of pupils attending the school at Collis Sandes was given the seasonal fruit to carve at […]

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Siobhan Donnelly and Pa Laide of Cara Credit Union with Mary Lucey of Career Ahead launching the competition. Photo by Dermot Crean

Big Cash Prizes For Students In Cara Credit Union/Career Ahead Competition

October 22, 2021 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has teamed up with Mary Lucey from Career Ahead to sponsor an amazing clothes competition. This competition is aimed at college students and secondary school students nationwide, with prizes of €1,000 and €500 respectively to be won. To enter the competition, students simply need to post an […]

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Heavy Rain Forecast For Saturday As Met Éireann Issues Warning

Heavy Rain Forecast For Saturday As Met Éireann Issues Warning

October 22, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATUS Yellow Rain warning has been issued for Kerry and Cork by Met Éireann. A spell of heavy rain is coming on Saturday afternoon and evening which may lead to localised flooding. The warning is valid for 12 hours, from 12 noon on Saturday to midnight on Sunday. According to […]

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Teacher Carol Anne O'Donoghue and SNA Catherine Donohue coordinated the Team Hope project this year at Scoil Eoin with first class pupils and principal Kieran O'Toole

Scoil Eoin Pupils Show Amazing Generosity With Shoebox Appeal

October 22, 2021 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin pupils put together an amazing 366 shoeboxes in their annual appeal this year. The school has been taking part in the Team Hope  Shoebox Appeal for years now and this year has been the most successful to date. “We were absolutely overwhelmed with the response,” said teacher Carol […]

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Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Jimmy Moloney, officially opens The Range's new Tralee store, watched by management and staff. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Range Officially Opens At Manor West Retail Park

October 22, 2021 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY morning saw the opening of a new store at Manor West Retail Park creating over 80 full and part-time jobs. The Range store was opened by the Mayor of County Kerry, Councillor Jimmy Moloney, and a large queue had formed outside eagerly anticipating a first look at the latest […]

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Tralee LEA Still In Top Ten Highest COVID Incidence Rates In Ireland

Tralee LEA Still In Top Ten Highest COVID Incidence Rates In Ireland

October 22, 2021 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 316 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, October 18, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This still leaves Tralee LEA in the top 10 highest incidence rates in the country, along […]

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€36,000 Allocated For Wetlands Lighting And Repairs To Lock Gates

€36,000 Allocated For Wetlands Lighting And Repairs To Lock Gates

October 22, 2021 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

FUNDS for the Tralee Bay Wetlands and for repairs on the Lock Gates have been allocated by the Department of Social Protection and Rural Affairs. In all, €200,000 has been allocated for 11 Kerry outdoor recreation projects under Measure 1 of the “Outdoor Recreation and Infrastructure Scheme” The Wetlands is to […]

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Outpatient Appointments At UHK Postponed Until After Next Tuesday

Outpatient Appointments At UHK Postponed Until After Next Tuesday

October 21, 2021 at 8:55 pm Comments are Disabled

MANAGEMENT at University Hospital Kerry have made the decision to postpone scheduled Outpatient appointments at the hospital up to and including Tuesday, October 26. They made the decision due to the increased demands on the hospital. The Emergency Department (ED) is exceptionally busy and has been coming under continuing pressure […]

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Gardaí In Kerry Detect Speeding Motorists During Operation Slow Down

Gardaí In Kerry Detect Speeding Motorists During Operation Slow Down

October 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are reminding Kerry motorists they are still conducting ‘Slow Down Day’, a national speed enforcement operation which continues until Friday morning at 7am. The reminder comes as Gardaí in the county recorded some high speeds already today at speed zones on Kerry roads. They detected one motorist travelling at 124km/h […]

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John Cleary at the launch of his latest book in Tralee Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sponsored: John Cleary’s Five Book Collection Makes For Perfect Gift Idea

October 21, 2021 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re still looking for a special present for Christmas this year, then John Cleary has a special deal for his five photography books released over the past few years. All the Tralee man’s books feature stunning images capturing life in the town and around the county in a variety […]

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Aidan O’Mahony’s ‘Unbroken’ Nominated For An Post Sports Book Of The Year

Aidan O’Mahony’s ‘Unbroken’ Nominated For An Post Sports Book Of The Year

October 21, 2021 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AIDAN O’Mahony’s new book has been shortlisted in the An Post Irish Book Awards 2021, it was announced this afternoon. The former Kerry GAA star is shortlisted in the  Sports Book Of The Year category for ‘Unbroken: A Story of Mental Strength, Physical Fitness and the Power of Adversity’ (co-written […]

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Claire Lyons Forde.

Recovery Haven Kerry Welcomes New Members To Bereavement Support Group

October 21, 2021 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is reaching out to those bereaved by cancer to join their monthly bereavement support group, which begins again this November. Facilitated by counsellor and psychotherapist, Claire Lyons Forde, the free online group meetings offer a safe, supportive and confidential environment to those struggling with […]

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Project Involving Tralee Pupils Wins National Heritage Week 2021 Award

Project Involving Tralee Pupils Wins National Heritage Week 2021 Award

October 21, 2021 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

A COLLABORATIVE project involving primary schoolchildren in Tralee and around Kerry was a winner in the National Heritage Week 2021 Awards announced on Wednesday. ‘Explore Your Local Heritage’, organised by the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society, Kerry County Museum and Kerry County Council won the ‘Wild Child Award’ category. This […]

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