Articles by: Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

January 25, 2022 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

PEIL FAOI 7: We had a good turnout of new Under 7 footballers at our first session of 2022 and all seemed to enjoy their first Rock experience! We had many new faces and players and it was great to see so many coaches in attendance. We welcomed Tom Tansley […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 25, 2022 at 2:58 pm 0 comments

Results, Fixtures, Information. RESULTS WALTZ 23/1/22 1. Padraig Daughton, Alisha Daughton, Derek Walsh 66 pts 2. James Kelliher, Denis Kelly, Kieran Dinan Jnr 64 pts 3. Pat Prendeville, Des Fitzgerald, Isabel Mancera 63 pts 37 teams. FIXTURES Sunday 30/1/22 – Captains Drive In- 2 competitions 17 hole am am 8.30am/12md, […]

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The Kerry Juvenile  Doubles Badminton Championships sponsored by Lee Strand, took place at Killarney Sports & Leisure .  Winners: Kate Harmon and Grace McGovern, Kingdom Club
Runners Up: Kate Nolan and  Sinead Kelly, Listowel Club. Photo by Thomas Bradley

Kerry Badminton Association News

January 25, 2022 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

GIRLS AND BOYS DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021/22 (sponsored by Lee Strand) Held in the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre on the 22nd January 2022 U10 Girls Winners:  Margaret Carmody and Alexis Belova Flanagan Listowel Runners Up: Anna O’Neill and Ella O’Neill  Listowel U10 Boys Winners: Cillian Quilter & Jonathon Wieland  Listowel […]

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James O'Donoghue, 2015 SFC Munster Final Replay. Photo by Dermot Crean.

James O’Donoghue Confirms Retirement From Inter-County Football

January 25, 2022 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

JAMES O’Donoghue has officially confirmed his retirement from inter-county football. The 2014 Player of the Year and two-time All-Star made the announcement on Off The Ball’s “The Football Pod” today. “It’s all over, it’s all over bar the shouting,” he told Off The Ball. “Last year, I was fighting an […]

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Director Frank Houlihan with Mercy Mounthawk students Róisín Reidy and Amy Naughton who acted in 'The Importance Of Being Earnest' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Give ‘Earnest’ Performance At Siamsa Tíre

January 25, 2022 at 11:22 am 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre hosted a production of the Oscar Wilde classic ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’ last week where students from Mercy Mounthawk excelled in their dramatic roles. While attendances were limited to around 150 for Thursday and Friday, people on the waiting list for Saturday’s performance were allowed attend thanks […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT: Warriors Overpower Neptune To Clinch First National Cup Title

January 25, 2022 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell report on Garveys Tralee Warriors fantastic win in the InsureMyHouse.ie Pat Duffy National Cup Final… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 88 C&S Neptune 75 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors are the InsureMyHouse.ie Pat Duffy National Cup champions after an 88-75 win over C&S Neptune at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on […]

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Over €175,000 Allocated For Creative Ireland Projects In Kerry

Over €175,000 Allocated For Creative Ireland Projects In Kerry

January 25, 2022 at 10:08 am 0 comments

THE Government has announced €175,161 in 2022 for Creative Ireland local authority projects in Kerry. This funding is part of a €6.6 million investment in local authorities throughout the country that will support creative projects that will connect people, creativity and wellbeing in 2022. During 2021 in Kerry, the Creative Ireland […]

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Irish Rail is to remove the old freight wagons (left of picture) from Casement Station. Photo: Fiachra Dunne Drone Services

Removal Of Old Freight Wagons At Tralee Station Paves Way For Steam Train Tourism

January 25, 2022 at 9:54 am 0 comments

LOCAL Green Party representative Anluan Dunne has welcomed Irish Rail’s confirmation that old steel freight wagons in Casement Station Tralee are due to be removed in the coming days. This development means that the line connecting to the locomotive turntable will be cleared. “This is great news for Tralee, Killarney and […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 8:46 pm 0 comments

CLUB AGM: Last Sunday’s AGM elected Shane Lynch as Club Chairman for the coming season. Shane takes over from Billy Ryle who held the position for the past two seasons. Mairead Fernane held the position during 2019 and before that it was Shane’s brother, Liam, who held the position for […]

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Na Gaeil supporters looking forward to travelling to Mayo for the All Ireland Intermediate Club Football semi final on Saturday.

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

All Ireland Semi-Final     Na Gaeil will play Steelstown Brian Ógs in the Intermediate All Ireland Semi Final on Saturday next January 29th at 2pm in the Connacht Centre of Excellence. Excitement is building up with a huge cohort of our supporters already making their travel arrangements for the trip to […]

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A few of Kerins O’ Rahilly’s U12s on their first outdoor training session of 2022. Enjoy!

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

  5k/10k Run  On Sunday the 30th Jan Kerins O Rahillys 10K/5K Run takes place and this year we are honouring one of our dearly loved and sadly missed members Marie Nix. Having played and won senior championship with Austin Stacks Marie became more of a Strand Road supporter as the years went on, with […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

Club Lotto   There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €3300 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02, 06, 13 &23.  The five €30 consolation prizes went to: Tara Flynn Online Ruth O CONNOR c/o Byrnesworth Jimmy O Shea c/o Texaco Liz O Connor Curraheen Catherine Doyle Caheranne Village […]

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The Tralee Parnells U21 team.

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 4:14 pm 0 comments

U21 Champions It is said that even the longest of journey begins with a single step.  A major milestone in the journey that is the second coming of Tralee Parnells, was reached on Saturday at the North Kerry Under 21 Championship Final. On a calm dry and overcast day Tralee […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

Field  Our main pitch is closed to everyone until further notice, this is to ensure that it is in the best condition for all our teams. The big spring clean started this weekend at the pitch thanks to our volunteers. Senior team Our Senior team are back training, with great […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

John Mitchel’s AGM Our AGM will be held on Saturday 29/01/2022 @ 5.00pm in Club Complex Ballyseedy V92N522.  Everyone welcome. UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS We look forward to seeing you all again when the season begins. Mitchel’s Abu U8/U10/12/14/16 GIRLS We look forward to seeing you all again when the season begins. Mitchel’s Abu UNDER 9/11/13 BOYS […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

January 24, 2022 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown. Draw tonight with Jackpot @€12,600 (Monday, January 24th, 2022 results to follow / following draw 7th Feb) Play lotto online with clubforce or get your tickets at usual outlets. Mile búiochas do gach duine for playing Milltown/Castlemaine Clubs Fortnightly Fundraiser your support is sincerely appreciated. Congratulations: Congratulations to […]

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Times And Dates For All-Ireland Club Finals Have Been Announced

Times And Dates For All-Ireland Club Finals Have Been Announced

January 24, 2022 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

KILMOYLEY have already booked their place at headquarters, but should Na Gaeil win their semi-final this weekend, they’ll be playing in Croke Park on Sunday, February 6 at 3.30pm in the All-Ireland Intermediate Football Final. Kilmoyley will play their All-Ireland Intermediate Hurling Final in Croke Park on Saturday, February 5 […]

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Bracker O'Regan Road.

Over €4m In Funding For Active Travel Infrastructure In Kerry

January 24, 2022 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

OVER €4 million in funding has been announced for Kerry walking and cycling projects. €4,130,293 in funding will be allocated to Kerry County Council for the provision of walking and cycling (active travel) infrastructure in the county. In Tralee, €200,000 will be given for an interconnected network of cycleways at […]

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Free Tour Of Tralee Bay Wetlands To Mark World Wetlands Day

Free Tour Of Tralee Bay Wetlands To Mark World Wetlands Day

January 24, 2022 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Bay Wetlands will host a free guided walk of the facility early next month to mark World Wetlands Day,. Taking place on February 2nd, World Wetlands Day is a celebration of one of our world’s most vulnerable and yet most valuable natural habitats. For first time ever World Wetlands Day will […]

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Rally Car Used In World Championship To Displayed At Tralee Event

Rally Car Used In World Championship To Displayed At Tralee Event

January 24, 2022 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

AN ex-World Rally Championship Ford Focus – in full-factory livery is one of the star attractions already confirmed for a car show in Tralee on February 13th. The show is organised by Kerry Motor Club members to raise funds for the James Quinlan Recovery Fund. James, originally from Waterville, suffered […]

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Lisa Fingleton.

‘Beauty Of The Bogs’ Booklet To Explore Biodiversity Of Peatlands In Kerry

January 24, 2022 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

NEWKD Farm Families will launch a new booklet called ‘The Beauty of the Bogs’, exploring the biodiversity and beauty of the peatlands in North, East & West Kerry. There are eight protected areas as well as expansive areas of bog in this region. The booklet gives an overview of the […]

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Funding Of €2.3m For Projects In Kerry Schools

Funding Of €2.3m For Projects In Kerry Schools

January 24, 2022 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

MINISTER for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley has today announced funding of €2.3 million for the approval of 24 projects across Kerry under the Department’s 2022 Summer Works Scheme. This funding is part of the overall package of €65m for a total of 497 projects around the country. Minister […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 23, 2022 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

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… Ah, there’s himself now… Day 21 of Days of Walking and 386 of 500 Days of Walking. Spotted this Otter on […]

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Paul Geaney's shot bangs off the post. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Kerry Beat Cork To Win McGrath Cup

January 23, 2022 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

KERRY collected their first piece of silverware this year after a comprehensive win over Cork in Killarney yesterday but that’s as easy as they’ll get it this season. Their 2-17 to 0-11 victory in the McGrath Cup showed the Rebels have a lot to do if they want to wrestle […]

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Celebrating the win. Photo by Mike O’Halloran

Tralee Parnells Win U21 North Kerry Board Championship

January 22, 2022 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran on a famous win for Tralee Parnells today… Tralee Parnell’s 2-08 Crotta O’Neills 1-10 Tralee Parnells are the North Kerry Hurling Board Under 21 champions thanks to a match willing goal from Luke Chester. Crotta led by two points 0-04 to 0-02, the Crotta Points coming from Rory […]

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Know Your Rights: How To Get Legal Recognition Of Your Preferred Gender

Know Your Rights: How To Get Legal Recognition Of Your Preferred Gender

January 22, 2022 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Citizens Information Kerry which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Ciara O’Gorman, Development Manager with South Munster CIS spoke recently about how Trans people people in Ireland can apply to have their preferred gender legally recognised by the State. This […]

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Finnegan On Films: Something For Everyone On The Box This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Something For Everyone On The Box This Weekend

January 22, 2022 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, chooses a diverse choice of films on the telly this weekend… There was a tendency for a while to use video games as source material for a film.  The results have been variable overall. One of the more recent additions, Sonic the Hedgehog (Saturday 6.35pm […]

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Stephen O'Brien on the ball. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Side To Face Cork In McGrath Cup Final Announced

January 21, 2022 at 9:15 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry team to face Cork on Saturday  in the McGrath Cup Final at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney (2pm throw-in) has been announced. There’s a few changes from the Tipperary game last week with Shane Murphy back in goal instead of Shane Ryan, Gavin White in for Gavin Crowley, Tony […]

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Gardaí Seized €540,000 Of Drugs In Kerry Last Year

Gardaí Seized €540,000 Of Drugs In Kerry Last Year

January 21, 2022 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Kerry seized around €540,000 worth of drugs in the county last year. The figure was revealed  by Kerry Garda Chief Superintendent Eileen Foster as she went through the data at the online meeting of the Kerry Joint Policing Committee on Friday afternoon. Chief Supt Foster said the majority […]

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Listellick To Doon Road To Close On Wednesday For Four Weeks

Listellick To Doon Road To Close On Wednesday For Four Weeks

January 21, 2022 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has decided to close to public traffic the L-10582 Listellick to Doon Road from 8am on this coming Wednesday, January 26, to 5.30pm on Wednesday, February 23. The purpose of the road closure is to facilitate the replacement of 1km of the existing water main. This closure […]

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