Archive for May 17th, 2024

Emer Dineen

Castlegregory Woman Is The New Kerry Rose

May 17, 2024 at 11:01 pm 1 comment

THE new Kerry Rose was crowned at the selection night in the Killarney Heights Hotel tonight. Fifteen contestants were hopeful of the opportunity to represent the county at the festival in August but it was Emer Dineen from Castlegregory who was announced as the winner. Emer Dineen (23) graduated University […]

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3rd Year Academic Award Recipients at the CBS The Green Award night at The Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Awards Recognise Achievements Of CBS The Green Students

May 17, 2024 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green hosted its prestigious annual awards ceremony on Thursday night, recognising the outstanding achievements of its students over the past year. This event celebrated not only academic success but also the commitment, resilience, and effort demonstrated by the students. Every nominated student received either a certificate, medal or […]

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Here’s The Kerry Side To Face Cork In The Munster Final

May 17, 2024 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry ladies senior footballers will play in the Munster Championship Final this Saturday afternoon. After their narrow victory over Waterford in the last round, Cork provide the opposition in the decider which will be played at the Mallow GAA Complex with a 4pm throw-in. Tickets for the match can […]

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LtoR: Bridie O’Sullivan - Tidy Towns, Kevin McCarthy - Garvey Group, Anthony O’Carroll - The James Hotel, Brendan O’Brien - Chairperosn Tidy Towns, Colette O’Connor - Tralee Chamber Alliance, Gloria O’Sullivan - Tidy Towns, Martha Farrell - Tidy Towns

Tralee Tidy Towns Thanks Business Community For Efforts

May 17, 2024 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns has expressed their gratitude to local businesses for the incredible efforts they have put into projects over the past year. The local Tidy Town group has had an exceptional year since the last tidy towns adjudication in June 2023. Shortlisted in three national awards, including Ireland’s Best […]

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Amy-Louise O'Callaghan.

Kerry International Film Festival Appoints New Programming Director

May 17, 2024 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF) has announced that Amy-Louise O’Callaghan has been appointed Programming Director for KIFF 2024. She will curate a special programme to celebrate 25 years of the festival, which takes place from October 17 – 20, 2024, across a variety of venues in Killarney. KIFF also hosts county-wide […]

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Playwright John Fraher with the cast of 'The Game' in rehearsals at John Mitchels GAA Complex this week. Included is Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, Mags Slattery, Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin and Eoghain Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Fraher’s Emotional Drama ‘The Game’ For Siamsa Tíre Run

May 17, 2024 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

AN acclaimed, powerful play will be staged in Tralee next week by the talented Zyber Theatre Company. ‘The Game’ written by John Fraher, was first performed in Siamsa Tíre back in 1992. It’s an emotional drama set within the confines of a dysfunctional family and their associates, where life becomes […]

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Teacher Maura O'Sullivan, Principal Mike O'Toole and teacher Danny Murphy with pupil looking forward to the St John's Parochial School Fundraising Run which takes place on Sunday, May 19. Photo by Dermot Crean

Family Fun Run On Sunday To Help Local School

May 17, 2024 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE folks at St John’s Parochial School on Ashe Street, Tralee are looking forward to welcoming the wide community to an event this Sunday morning as a fundraiser for their school. The children, their parents and staff are planning the school’s second annual fun run in Tralee Town Park to […]

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REPRO-FREE - Election candidates in Tralee are guaranteed seats in only one event this summer - the 2024 Kerry Mental Health Association Office Chair Races which take place in Tralee at 5.30pm on Friday 17th May as part of the Tralee Food Festival. 
Seated front l-r: Anne O'Sullivan (FF), Cllr Terry O'Brien (Lab), Angie Baily (FG), Sinead Donnelly (FG)
Back l-r: Cllr Sam Locke (Ind), Ken Tobin (Tralee Food Festival), John Drummey (Kerry Mental Health Association), Eddie O'Grady (Ind).
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Here’s What’s Happening At The Tralee Food Festival On Friday

May 17, 2024 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather is set to be dry and mild for the weekend so this bodes well for the Tralee Food Festival which kicks off this evening. It’s set to be a wonderful weekend of markets, demos and music events and it all starts with the launch at the Abbey Car […]

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Looking forward to Africa Day in the Town Park on May 26 were Deo Takatumuna, Sean Lyons of TIRC, Fatima Mahamed, Mary Carroll of TIRC and Fr Amos. Photo by Dermot Crean

African Community Invites All To Celebrate ‘Africa Day’ At Town Park

May 17, 2024 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE International Resource Centre (TIRC), Killarney Immigrant Support Centre (KASI) and the African community in Kerry (AFCOM) are celebrating Africa day with a big day of celebration in Tralee Town Park. The three groups are organising an African party for the entire county, on Sunday, May 26 which will bring […]

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