Articles by: Dermot Crean

Con O'Connor of Pieta House receives a cheque for €662 from CBS The Green Principal Anne O'Callaghan with staff and students. Photo: Joe Hanley

PHOTOS: CBS Students And Staff Help Out Pieta House

March 21, 2019 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

PUPILS at CBS The Green, Tralee held a school fundraiser in aid of Pieta House last Friday. The school held a non-uniform day and each student wore an orange, yellow or red piece of clothing. These colours were chosen to symbolise the movement from darkness to light. “This is an […]

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Sr Marie Lyons presenting her father's medals to Fr Pat Ahern and Jonathan Kelliher of Siamsa Tíre.

Historic Medals Find New Home At Siamsa Tíre

March 21, 2019 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

TODAY at Siamsa Tíre – the National Folk Theatre of Ireland (NFT), Sister Marie Lyons presented a case of 35 historic medals won by her father, Irish Dance Master Jack Lyons of Ballybunion. The national medals were won for both music (Jack played the concertina) and Irish dance and includes […]

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Pupils taking part in the Céilí Mór at Derryquay NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Derryquay NS Looks Forward To Open Day

March 21, 2019 at 2:09 pm 0 comments

A VIBRANT school will host an open day next Thursday, March 28, to showcase all it has to offer prospective pupils and their families. Derryquay National School 5 km from Tralee on the main Dingle road is a primary school at the centre of a vibrant community.  It has a […]

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Joe Linehan, Danny Greaney and Oisin O'Connor before going on stage at the opening night of the CBS The Green students' production of 'The Playboy Of The Western World'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Students Impress Audiences With ‘The Playboy Of The Western World’

March 21, 2019 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

THERE was a packed house in CBS The Green on Wednesday night for the opening of their latest production, John Millington Synge’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’. There were fantastic performances all around by the Transition Years in the pop-up theatre in the school foyer and the stage design looked incredible […]

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Cumann Iosaef.

State Funding Announced For Tralee-Based Organisations

March 21, 2019 at 9:37 am 0 comments

FOODSHARE Kerry and Tralee Community Care Action Company which is based at Cumann Iosaef, are just two of 17 services in Kerry to benefit from €1.7m in funding from the Government’s Community Services Programme (CSP). Tralee Community Care Action Company will receive the largest amount in Kerry with €233,330, while […]

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Club Chairman Terry O'Brien and Warriors players Kieran Donaghy and Keith Jumper present a cheque for €300.00 to the staff of the Cashel Children's Ward at University Hospital Kerry.

Warriors Raise Funds For Arlington Lodge And Children’s Ward At UHK

March 21, 2019 at 9:30 am 0 comments

IN the busiest week of the season for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, members of the squad and committee took some time out to deliver proceeds from the club’s fundraising activities to two very worthy local causes. As the club prepares for the Super League finale this weekend, Club Chairman Terry O’Brien and […]

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The Ashe Hotel Group GM Ruth O’Sullivan and Deputy Manager of The Ashe, Padraic Hanrahan accepting the award in Limerick last night.

Two Tralee Winners In Irish Restaurant Awards Munster Regional Final

March 21, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

THERE were two Tralee winner in the Munster Regional Final for the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards which took place in the Strand Hotel, Limerick, last night. Alfie’s at The Ashe Hotel won ‘Best Casual Dining’ venue in Kerry while Yummy Cafe won the ‘Best Kids Size Me’ meal (see full […]

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Martin Moore and Mags O'Regan Quillinan (second and third from left) present the proceeds of the Santa 5k run to representative off CMRF Crumlin.

Santa 5k Run Raises Thousands For Two Great Causes

March 20, 2019 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

HUNDREDS of people took part in the sixth annual Santa 5k Fun Run in December and the results of that fundraising event were presented today. The event, which is organised in memory of Fiona Moore, of Caherslee who passed away in 2013, raises much needed funds for deserving children’s charities and […]

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St John of God actors looking forward to 'Sister'.

Actors From St John Of God Prepare For ‘Sister’ Act In Siamsa

March 20, 2019 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

THE talented actors of Saint John of God Kerry Services are preparing to tread the boards of Siamsa Tire yet again next week in their musical production of ‘Sister’. This show, on Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27 at 8pm provides individuals with a musical platform to showcase their acting, […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Over Ten Jobs To Be Created With Opening Of New Restaurant

March 20, 2019 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

THE team behind Croí Restaurant in the Square are busily preparing for their new venture which is set to create around 10 full-time jobs and a few more part-time positions within the next few weeks. Paul Cotter, Noel Keane and Kevin O’Connor have enjoyed great success since they opened the […]

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Mayor Graham Spring next to a photo of his late grandfather Dan Spring, a former Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mayor Of Tralee Graham Spring To Retire From Politics

March 20, 2019 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

LABOUR councillor and current Mayor of Tralee, Graham Spring, has announced he is stepping down from politics and will not run in the local elections in May. Speaking on Radio Kerry this morning, he said cited family reasons and concentrating on developing a career away from politics while he is […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary Invites You Into Her ‘Capsule’ For A Great Evening Of Beauty, Fashion And More

March 20, 2019 at 10:26 am 0 comments

WELL-KNOWN beauty expert Mary O’Donnell is bringing her first live show to Tralee on Saturday, March 30 in the Ashe Hotel. Mary from Tralee is one of Ireland’s leading beauty experts on TV, radio, social and as a brand ambassador. The focus of evening is “Capsule” so focussing on what you […]

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The launch of the Paul Lucey 'Run For The Rock' at the Austin Stacks GAA Clubhouse on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Return Of The Paul Lucey Memorial ‘Run For The Rock’

March 20, 2019 at 10:07 am 0 comments

IT was a wonderful success last year with over 400 people of all ages taking part so the Paul Lucey ‘Run for the Rock’ just hd to return this year. And with it being the silver jubilee of Stacks 1994 county championship victory, the team Paul trained will pay a […]

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Fergal O'Sullivan drives to the basket against UCD Marian on Saturday night. Photo by Liam Ryan

Tickets For Warriors Showdown With UCD On Sale Thursday

March 20, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

IT’S the game anyone with an interest in Garvey’s Tralee Warriors wants to be at, so it has to be an all-ticket affair. The Tralee side face UCD Marian in the complex on Sunday at 5pm for the second time in 24 hours in what could be the Men’s Superleague […]

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Ballymac GAA faithful in the St Patrick's Day parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

March 19, 2019 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

Div 2 Senior Football League Fixtures for this week Sun 24 March @ 3pm Glenbeigh/Glencar v Ballymacelligott Membership 2019: Membership for Ballymacelligott GAA Club for 2019 is online only and the closing date is looming.  We as a club  must register our players and Members for 2019 prior to 31st […]

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Churchill contingent in the St Patrick's Day Parade.

Churchill GAA Club News

March 19, 2019 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Scór na bPáistí: Churchill competed in the Tralee / St Brendan’s Board district final last Wednesday evening. In the Ballad group, Churchill were represented by Billy Doyle, Lily Parker, Aoife O’Brien, Nell Ryan Moriarty & Conor O’Sullivan & even though they performed excellently, unfortunately they were beaten by Na Gaeil. […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

March 19, 2019 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) What a great crowd represented The Rock i bParáid na Féile Pádraig! Go raibh maith agaibh go léir, a bhuachaillí, a thuismitheoirí agus a mheantóirí. (ii) On Saturday next (23ú Márta) we’ll travel to Killarney and challenge the Legion Club in our first outdoor matches of […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

March 19, 2019 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

Recent Results Senior Women Div3 TKVixens 45 Imperials 59 Senior Women Div3 St.Bridge’s 35 Imperials 26 Senior Men Div1 Imperials 72 St.Brendan’s  55 U14 Div1 Girls St.Mary’s 50 Imperials 26 U14 Div2 Girls Gneeveguilla 33 Imperials 24 U12 Div3 Boys Shield TKVixens 25 Imperials 16 U12 Div3 Girls Ballybunion 26 Imperials […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

March 19, 2019 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

Spring League & McCarthy Insurance Golf Classic Results & Fixtures. Spring League Semi Finals of Castle Bar Spring League Cup & Plate to be played Sunday 24th at 7.30am Cup: Match 1 – Team Tim Leahy v Team Gene Kelly Match 2 – Team Danny Leen v Team Jim O’Connor […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Counterfeit Notes In Circulation In Tralee

Gardaí Warn Of Counterfeit Notes In Circulation In Tralee

March 19, 2019 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are warning businesses to be aware that counterfeit €50 notes may be in circulation in Tralee. On Friday, March 15, gardaí became aware of two incidents where fake notes were tendered at businesses in the town. One business discovered the note was fake after the fact, while the other […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information After Burglary In Ardfert

Gardaí Appeal For Information After Burglary In Ardfert

March 19, 2019 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information after a burglary at a house in Ardfert at the weekend. A house in the Square in the village was broken into between 12.30pm and 3pm. The front door of the house was prised open and a sum of cash was taken. […]

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At the launch of the NEWKD Strategy on Social Enterprise on Tuesday were, front from left; Pam Dillane, John Stack and Elaine Kennedy. Back from left; Seamus O'Hara, Trisha Dowling, Eamon O'Reilly, Diana McCarthy and Robert Carey. Photo by Dermot Crean

NEWKD Launches Strategy On Social Enterprise

March 19, 2019 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

THE NEWKD Strategy on Social Enterprise was officially launched today (Tuesday) in IT Tralee by Minister Brendan Griffin at 12.30pm. Social Enterprise is alive and thriving in Kerry across a wide range of sectors such as food poverty, transport, community gyms and centres, and older persons’ supports. Social enterprises have […]

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SPONSORED: Great Offers As ‘March Madness’ Continues At Nolan’s Londis

SPONSORED: Great Offers As ‘March Madness’ Continues At Nolan’s Londis

March 19, 2019 at 11:46 am 0 comments

NOLAN’S Londis on North Circular Road is the place to get great bargains this month as it continues its ‘March Madness’ promotion. The past couple of weeks has seen incredible value on a range of items and this week is no different at the family-owned business. From the deli counter, […]

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Kieran Donaghy rises high against UCD Marian on Saturday night. Photo by Liam Ryan

Here’s All The Scenarios Where Warriors Can Win (Or Lose) The Superleague Title

March 19, 2019 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell gives all the permutations of a mouthwatering weekend of basketball ahead, where Garvey’s Tralee Warriors can win their first Men’s Superleague title… Next weekend all eyes will be on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors as they attempt to win a first Super League title in their short history in the […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT: Warriors Pass Test In The West And Now Face UCD Exams

March 19, 2019 at 10:50 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win in Galway which sets up a thrilling weekend of action… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 93 Moycullen 82 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors have kept their hopes of Super League glory alive and well after yet another hard fought but ultimately deserved victory this time away to […]

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A scene from 'Misty Button'.

Film Made By Tralee Men Wins Award In US

March 19, 2019 at 9:50 am 0 comments

MISTY BUTTON, a feature film described as an Irish film shot in New York, has won the main award in the feature category, “Best Narrative Feature” at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival on St Patrick’s Day. The film was written and directed by prolific Kerry man Seanie Sugrue […]

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Edward Street.

Footpath Works Begin On Edward Street From Today

March 19, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

KERRY County Council are advising that footpath replacement works will take place on Edward Street, Tralee, from today (Tuesday) and will continue to Upper Castle Street thereafter (start date circa mid-April). Works are expected to be completed by the end of April. The works will take place in the vicinity of […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

March 18, 2019 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

GOLF CLASSIC: Club Treasurer, Nial Shanahan and his dedicated group of helpers have been working hard over the past few weeks in preparation for our Golf Classic which take place in just over a fortnight’s time on Friday April 5th at Tralee Golf Course. The event is a 4 person […]

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Na Gaeil members taking part in the St Patrick's Day parade.

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

March 18, 2019 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

County League   Na Gaeil senior team play Austin Stacks in Round 2 of the Division 1 County League this coming Sunday March 24th in Killeen at 2pm. Minors    Na Gaeil will play Austin Stacks in Round 5 of the County League on Saturday March 30th in Killeen at 4pm. Juvenile […]

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Kerins O'Rahillys members on the St Patrick's Day Parade.

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

March 18, 2019 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

Credit Union Co League Div 1 Round 2 of the County League sees us travel to Killarney on Sunday next to face a wounded Dr Crokes side following their defeat in the All Ireland club final.  There’s no doubt but that the Management team will have the panel prepared for […]

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