Archive for June, 2022

At the launch of The Rose Hotel's associate sponsorship with Kerry Gaa were Franz, Amber, Conrad & Rowan Henggeler, Mark Sullivan, General Manager The Rose Hotel, Michele King, Director of Sales & Marketing The Rose Hotel, Patrick O’Sullivan, Chairman Kerry GAA, Peter Twiss, Secretary Kerry GAA.

The Rose Hotel Renews Associate Sponsorship With Kerry GAA

June 30, 2022 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel in Tralee has announced they are continuing their associate sponsorship with Kerry GAA. Speaking at the launch on Tuesday, Mark Sullivan, General Manager said: “We are thrilled to continue our associate sponsorship agreement with Kerry GAA. Austin Stack Park is a great asset to Tralee town and to […]

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Rap And Leeroy To Play With Ireland U20s In Tralee This Saturday

Rap And Leeroy To Play With Ireland U20s In Tralee This Saturday

June 30, 2022 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

INTERNATIONAL basketball comes to town this weekend with the Ireland Under 20 side taking on Birmingham in an exhibition match at Tralee Sports Complex ahead of the FIBA European Championships. The game will be a special occasion for former Garvey’s Tralee Warriors’ Rapolas Bulvydas and Leeroy Odiahi, who will be playing at […]

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Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

June 30, 2022 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE people of Keel and the wider community are set to remember the late Damien Foley with a memorial walk on Sunday, July 10. Beginning at Keel GAA grounds at 10am, Damien‘s family, friends and neighbours will walk the Keel Loop Walk to mark what would have been the occasion […]

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Olivia Colman (Joy) and Charlie Reid (Mully) in Joyride which goes on general release later this month.

Movie Filmed In Tralee Area To Premiere Next Week

June 30, 2022 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

A MOVIE filmed in Tralee and around Kerry last summer will have its premiere next week in Galway. ‘Joyride’, starring Oscar-winning actor Olivia Colman, will premiere as the opening film at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh on Tuesday July 5, before going on general release on July 29. Written by […]

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Nurses And Midwives In Kerry Express Discontent At Delay In Pandemic Recognition Payment

Nurses And Midwives In Kerry Express Discontent At Delay In Pandemic Recognition Payment

June 30, 2022 at 9:26 am 1 comment

NURSES and midwives working in University Hospital Kerry and West Kerry Community hospital have expressed their discontent with the delay in payment of the Pandemic Recognition Payment. This comes as their employer, the South/South West Hospital Group and Cork Kerry Community Healthcare have delayed the payment date for the Pandemic […]

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Pupil Davey Jay Flaherty with David and Claire Flaherty at the Holy Family NS Graduation night on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Night Arrives For Holy Family NS Class Of 2022

June 29, 2022 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTH class pupils at Holy Family are saying farewell to their primary schooldays this week and a graduation ceremony was held there on Tuesday evening. The students and their families were in attendance for a blessing by Fr Amos while Principal Maria O’Regan and teacher Tommy Lyons spoke warmly about […]

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Mary Lucey: Vital Information For Students As CAO Deadline Approaches

Mary Lucey: Vital Information For Students As CAO Deadline Approaches

June 29, 2022 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

By Mary Lucey – Founder of Career Ahead The information below is based on feedback from students who made incorrect CAO course choices resulting in them dropping out of their college course. • Follow Genuine Interests.  Students should not base course choices on anticipated exams results.  They should base them […]

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Deputy Pa Daly.

Daly Says Kerry People Can’t Wait Until October For Solutions To Cost Of Living Crisis

June 29, 2022 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Sinn Féin TD for Kerry says his constituents need assistance now to deal with the rising cost of living and can’t wait for the budget in October. Pa Daly was speaking about his party’s motion calling for an emergency budget to help workers and families deal with the cost […]

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Two Music Acts To Play In Old Chapel At Moyderwell Tonight

Two Music Acts To Play In Old Chapel At Moyderwell Tonight

June 29, 2022 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

TONIGHT will see vocal harmony trio Rufous Nightjar and Canadian duo Mama’s Broke play in Tralee as part of their national tour. The venue for this show is the old convent chapel (Tobar Naofa), Moyderwell, and this event from nonfaction is supported by Kerry County Council through their Arts Act Grant and […]

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UHK Revises Visiting Arrangements Due To Rising Number Of COVID Cases

UHK Revises Visiting Arrangements Due To Rising Number Of COVID Cases

June 29, 2022 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry has taken the decision to revise visiting arrangements at the hospital due to the rising number of COVID patients. A statement released by the hospital states that UHK had re-instated visiting arrangements on a safe and structured basis, in recognition of the importance of visiting for patients […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

June 28, 2022 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ROCK ALL-STARS: Last Sunday’s session was called off because of the inclement weather. So, boys and girls, join us on Sunday morning next at 10am at the Austin Stack Club pitch in Connolly Park. The All-Stars initiative is open to all children with a diagnosis. Táimid ag fás agus […]

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Sponsored: Kerry Students Reminded Of Apprenticeships, Traineeships And PLC Courses

Sponsored: Kerry Students Reminded Of Apprenticeships, Traineeships And PLC Courses

June 28, 2022 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

AS the CAO change-of-mind deadline approaches on 1st July, SOLAS is reminding Leaving Certificate students in Kerry that they can see the apprenticeships, traineeships and post leaving cert courses on offer by going to CAO.ie/options where all of these pathways can be explored SOLAS, the state agency that oversees further education […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

June 28, 2022 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

All competitions were cancelled  at the weekend due to  inclement weather conditions Ladies Results Wednesday  22nd July 1st  Sheila Mc Carthy (27) 39pts 2nd Mary Mullins (39) 37pts Fixtures : Ladies Wednesday 29th Singles stableford Saturday and  Sunday  2nd and 3rd July  MC7 Sponsored by Top Part Mens 2nd/3rd July […]

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Drumnacurra NS pupils and staff celebrate their win.

Causeway School Pupils Win National Junior Entrepreneur Award

June 28, 2022 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from a North Kerry school won a national award for their Junior Entrepreneur Programme class business. 3rd-6th Class Drumnacurra National School, Causeway, received the Top Teams Award for their classroom business, The Little Shop of Stitches.  A Kilcummin National School pupil won the Bright Spark Award. Around 9,000 pupils […]

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Sixth class pupil Kerri Falvey with parents Dave and Aine at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Class Of 2022 Bid Emotional Farewell To Schooldays At Blennerville NS

June 28, 2022 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

A MOMENTOUS Monday at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville came to a close with a special graduation ceremony as sixth class pupils said farewell to their primary schooldays. The 26 pupils and their families took shelter from the driving rain outside at the school hall for an emotional evening of […]

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David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance with Colm Nagle of Kerry County Council in front of one of the two new benches in The Square. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Benches Installed In The Square

June 28, 2022 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

NEW ‘age-friendly’ benches have been installed at two locations in the town square. The newly installed seating was funded following an application by Tralee Chamber Alliance to Kerry County Council under the Community Enhancement Programme. David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance said; “By making our outdoor spaces and public realm pleasant, […]

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Lorcán Ó Cinnéde, Manager, Ionad an Bhlascaoid, with The Minister for State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan,  re-opened the iconic Blasket Centre (Ionad an Bhlascaoid) in Dún Chaoin on the Western edge of the Dingle Peninsula. The new visitor experience has officially opened at the Blasket Islands  following an investment of €2.9million from Fáilte Ireland, the Office of Public Works and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS***

PHOTOS: New Experience At Blasket Centre Officially Opened

June 28, 2022 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW visitor experience has officially opened at the Blasket Islands, following an investment of €2.9million from Fáilte Ireland, the Office of Public Works and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. The Minister for State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan and Máire Ní […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

June 27, 2022 at 8:51 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 1-11; Killarney Legion 0-14. For the second week in a row our Seniors, on this occasion, came from five points down to share the spoils after another dramatic finish in the penultimate round of the Co. League. It was tit for tat for most of the […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

June 27, 2022 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry v Mayo:  Well done to the Kerry team especially Jack, Diarmuid & Stefan last Sunday in their All-Ireland quarter-final win over Mayo. Hurling Féile: Huge congratulations to the Tralee Parnell U15 team who won Div 3 of the National Hurling Féile last Saturday in Stamullin, Co. Meath. There were […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

June 27, 2022 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto Congratulations to Maura Murphy of Derrymore West who was the winner of our club Lotto jackpot of €5500 on Sunday night last the numbers drawn were 04,11,17 & 21. The five €30 euro consolation prizes went to: P Foley c/o Seamus O Sullivan Mary Wallace Online Eileen Walsh […]

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The U12 Kerins O’Rahillys team receive their new jerseys from Eleanor Wall of sponsors Sandy Feet Farm.

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

June 27, 2022 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIORS Ballymacelligott  2-06 Kerins O Rahilly’s 0-10 Last Saturday evening our senior side travelled to Ballymac for round 10 of the Division 1 County League. The weather on the day was never going to allow for free flowing football, and both teams struggled greatly with the elements. Lining out without […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

June 27, 2022 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Senior Team On Saturday night Ballymacelligott hosted Kerins O’Rahillys in Rd. 10 of the Division 1 Co. Lge. On a very wet, cold and blustery night that you would not expect in June this hotly contested match served up plenty of entertainment for the crowd who braved the elements. […]

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U 12 girls who beat MKL Gaels Wednesday evening

John Mitchels GAA Club News

June 27, 2022 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS The boys and girls from the under 7s had a sleep in Sunday morning last, as they had a well-deserved rest in preparation for the Kerry quarter finals. Training continues again Sunday 3rd of July at 10.30am As always new members are most welcome U8/U10/GIRLS […]

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Tralee Parnells U15s winners of Division 3 Feile na nGael for 2022

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

June 27, 2022 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Féile na nGael  Our U15’s had a magnificent day on Saturday in Stamullen Co Meath and made club history once again in winning the All Ireland Division 3 Feile na nGaeil championship for 2022. After winning the Kerry Féile na nGael Division 1 competition an organising committee was setup to […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information In Relation To Damage To Vehicles

Gardaí Appeal For Information In Relation To Damage To Vehicles

June 27, 2022 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing for information relating to criminal damage incidents in the town over the past week. On Monday, June 20, between 2am and 3am at Quill Street, the owner of a beige Skoda found that their rear quarter window was smashed, but nothing was taken from the vehicle. […]

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John Francis Flynn

John Francis Flynn Elected Cathaoirleach Of Kerry County Council

June 27, 2022 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil councillor, John Francis Flynn, has been elected Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at the local authority’s Annual Meeting at County Buildings today. Cllr Flynn, from Upper Tullig, Killorglin, represents the Kenmare Municipal District and is the 67th person to hold the position of chairperson of the council. The […]

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Professional Performers Invited To Apply For Live Performance Scheme

Professional Performers Invited To Apply For Live Performance Scheme

June 27, 2022 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A FOURTH round of the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme (LLPPS) has been announced and applications are invited from people wishing to avail of the funding. The aim of the scheme is to support employment opportunities for professional performers and technicians across every town, city and county in Ireland and […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Kerry

Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Kerry

June 27, 2022 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

MET EIREANN has issued a Status Yellow Rain warning for Kerry this afternoon. They say there will be spells of heavy rain at times, heaviest in coastal and mountainous areas. Localised flooding and isolated thunderstorms possible. The warning is valid from 1pm today until 10am on Tuesday morning. Looking at the […]

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Mayor of Tralee Cllr Mikey Sheehy with wife Suzanne and daughters Róisín, Caragh and Ailbhe in Council Chambers on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Mikey Sheehy Is The New Mayor Of Tralee

June 27, 2022 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

CLLR Mikey Sheehy was elected as the new Mayor of Tralee this morning. The councillor was proposed by his Fianna Fáil party colleague, outgoing Mayor Johnnie Wall and seconded by Labour councillor Terry O’Brien, who will be Deputy Mayor for the coming year. Mayor Sheehy said he was honoured to […]

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Marguerite Walmsley, Sandra Hartnett, Siobhan O'Leary, Jacqui O'Connell and Fiona Cahill at Mary Gardiner's final walk of 100k in June for Breast Cancer Research on Sunday in Blennerville. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Turnout As Mary Completes 100k Walk For Breast Cancer Ireland

June 27, 2022 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a month of activities, Mary Gardiner completed her 100k in June for Cancer Research with a little help from her friends. The popular local Garda, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in January, took to the road in the rain on Sunday afternoon accompanied by a couple of hundred […]

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