Articles by: Dermot Crean

WATCH: Rockies Will Love This Clip Celebrating Austin Stacks Centenary

WATCH: Rockies Will Love This Clip Celebrating Austin Stacks Centenary

February 22, 2017 at 7:52 pm 0 comments

AS everyone knows by this stage, 2017 is a very special one for Austin Stacks GAA Club. The most famous club in Kerry has an illustrious history and a number of events are being held to celebrate the milestone, the latest of which is their sold-out Corporate Lunch this Friday […]

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Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

February 22, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Tralee Harriers Ladies shine in Bronze at National Seniors Three Tralee Harriers athletes competed in the Irish Life Health National Senior Indoor Championship at the new The Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena in Dublin last weekend. Aoibheann O’Brien was first up and first to the podium to get her medal. She took Bronze […]

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Tralee Boxing Club News

Tralee Boxing Club News

February 22, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

TRALEE twin brothers Patrick & Micheal McCarthy will box Cork twin brothers Gerard & John McDonagh in the Boys Munster Championships in Dungarvan Co Waterford on Saturday. Just to add another bit of spice to it, both coaches are named Tommy Kelliher! Patrick will box Gerard who is current Irish Champion B4 […]

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Little Change In Fuel Prices Over Past Month At Town’s Filling Stations

February 22, 2017 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

THE price of petrol may have rose by as much as four cent per litre in many garages around town between December and January, but they have remained around the same price in the last six weeks. In our monthly check on the prices of petrol and diesel, it shows that […]

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Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

February 22, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

IF you can’t make it to the Corn Uí Mhuirí Football Final this weekend then don’t fret because help is at hand. The match pits great rivals Tralee CBS against St. Brendan’s Killarney on Saturday  at 4:30pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee. It’s sure to draw a big crowd of current […]

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It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Tonight

It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Tonight

February 22, 2017 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

WHILE Wales and northern England braces itself for Storm Doris, it looks like we won’t escape either… although to a much lesser scale. The deepening Atlantic low pressure system is forecast to track across Ireland and Britain Wednesday night and Thursday. Met Eireann issued a Status Yellow weather advisory for the country […]

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Carmel Kelly, Acting Principal and the management team of KCFE Joe Kelly, Mary Murphy and Joanne Roche pictured in advance of Thursdays Open Day.

Open Day To Showcase Courses At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 22, 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

KERRY College of Further Education (KCFE) is looking forward to holding an open day next week where they can showcase all the facilities they can offer. KCFE at Clash offers the most comprehensive suite of full-time further education courses in the county providing school leavers and adult learners with so much […]

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Participants at the start of the Kerry's Eye Tralee International Marathon from the Aqua Dome on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Organisers Encourage More People To Sign Up For Tralee Marathon Races

February 22, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

THE annual Tralee Internation Marathon is coming close and organisers are hoping as many people sign up to the races as possible with less than a month to go. The race will take place on Saturday, March 18, (St Patrick’s weekend) in Tralee with the race  due to start at 9.30 from […]

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Kerry Badminton Association News

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 21, 2017 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

BADMINTON Two well known picturesque parts of Ireland, Killarney and Galway, were the focal points of the badminton world from a Kerry perspective last weekend. The Killarney Sports and Leisure centre hosted the CPC.IE sponsored Kerry Associations singles championships for divisions 2 and 4 for both ladies and men. In […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

February 21, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

By Club PRO Tommy Naughton  U13 SFAI Regional Cup Semi Final On saturday 25th February our U13a side host Charleville in Christy Leahy Park at 2-00pm . All support for the boys would be extremely welcome and hopefully see the boys reach the SFAI Regional Final. ST.BRENDAN’S PARK FC GROUNDS DEVELOPMENT DRAW […]

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The St. Brendan's Boys U10s pictured with coach Casey O'Donnell that competed at the U10 
Blitz at Moyderwell last Sunday

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

February 21, 2017 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

  RESULTS U12 Div 2 Plate Semi-final St. Brendan’s 39 Gneeveguilla 35 St. Brendan’s hosted Gneeveguilla last Wednesday evening in an eagerly awaited plate semi-final. The game ended in victory for St. Brendan’s by four points after a brave comeback by Gneeveguilla in the second half. The opening quarter was […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

Mens Results: Sat Feb 18th: 1.            Anton O, Callaghan (2)42 Points 2.            Denis Mannix (18) 38 Points Sun 19th Feb: 1.            Tomas Eoin Dowling (15) 44 Points 2.            Paudie O’Keefe (10) 43 Points Team Scores: 1.            Maurice Laide 150 Points 2.            Alan Kelly 149 Points 3.            Ray Kelly 145 Points […]

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Irish Independent columnist, Billy Keane, receiving a CIE Tours International Merit Visit Award for John B. Keane’s Pub, Kerry from Elizabeth Crabill, Chief Executive Officer, CIE Tours International, at CIE Tours International’s 27th Annual Awards of Excellence, Dublin City Hall, 20th February, 2017

PHOTOS: Kerry Hotels And Pubs Honoured At CIE Awards Of Excellence

February 21, 2017 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

KERRY hotels and pubs took home awards yesterday at a reception in Dublin City Hall on for the 27th CIE Tours International Awards for Excellence. Thirteen overall category winners from around the country were chosen according to customer feedback with a total of 99 winners including hotels, entertainment venues and tourist […]

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Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

February 21, 2017 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

HUNDREDS of Kerry households will be asked to take part in the National Household Travel Survey 2017 over the coming weeks. The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced the start of their survey which will collect information on travel patterns of the Irish public, targeting over 6000 households from all over Ireland. The […]

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Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

February 21, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

UP to 20 new jobs will be created this week when the new Lidl supermarket opens at its Edward Street site this Thursday. The building is complete and they’re stocking the store at the old Heiton Buckley site, with the finishing touches to some landscaping and paving work taking place before the opening. Their second store in […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

St Brendans League Sunday 19/02 Ballymac were out in force again this Sunday when they met Ardfert in Churchill in this very important St Brendans League game. Weather conditions were not perfect but this did not deter the Ballymac side from bringing home the win with a great performance on […]

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The contestants in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club 'Strictly Come Dancing' event with choreographer Jackie O'Mahony (middle row, fourth from right). Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

Strictly Come Dancing: The Healy Rooms were the place to be last Friday night 17th Feb as the club launched its inaugural Strictly Come Dancing which will take place on Saturday night the 25th March in the Mount Brandon Hotel. The talk, for once was not on line balls, third […]

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John Mitchels

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

CLUB MEMBERSHIP: Club Membership of John Mitchels for 2017 is now due Membership fees are as follows: Patron Membership €160 Ex-Pats €160 which includes – Adult Membership – Entry to the weekly Lotto and – Free Admission to all County League Games Adult membership €60 O.A.P €20 Students/Juveniles €30 Family […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

Under 6/8/10/12 Coaching Workshop:  It was great to see a strong turnout of coaches to day at the under 6/8/10/12 Coaching Workshop with Tralee Parnells Hurling & Camogie Club and Tralee Parnells Camogie very well represented. Some age groups are back training already and these will be joined by the others in the coming […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

DEATH OF MICK RYAN: All in the Club and in the local community were saddened last week to learn of the death of Mick Ryan, The Oaks, Tralee and late of Navan Road, Dublin and St. Vincent’s CBS, Glasnevin. Mick was son of the late Dan Ryan, a former All Ireland […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Seniors    Na Gaeil faced John Mitchels in the third round of the Brendan’s League in John Mitchels under lights on Friday night. Na Gaeil were first to draw blood courtesy of Rob Murphy who scored from 14 yards after Jamie Lowham broke the ball favourable to the on rushing wing back. Na […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2, 9, 19 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Amber Healy c/o Tony Casey, Caroline Clapham c/o Betty’s Bar, Michael Curran Blennerville, Marion O Halloran Derrymore West and Katie Burke Curraheen. […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

February 20, 2017 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

All Ireland Champions: Congratulations to Glenbeigh Glencar who defeated Rock in the Junior All Ireland Final in Croke Park on Sunday. This is a wonderful achievement and great credit goes to their manager Aidan O’ Shea, his management team and the extended panel of players who put in a tremendous […]

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Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

February 20, 2017 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

PRIMARY school children throughout Kerry are busy building businesses and learning skills for the future as the Junior Entrepreneur Programme has returned. Twenty six primary schools through Kerry – with many in the Tralee area – and 602 students have signed up to this year’s programme. The free 12 – 16 […]

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An Garda Síochána

Gardaí Investigate Three Break-ins In Tralee Area On Friday

February 20, 2017 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating three break-ins in the Tralee area on Friday, two of which took place at creches/childcare facilities.   They are looking for help with a break-in at the creche at the North Campus of IT Tralee in the early hours of Friday morning. The incident took place between […]

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Gardaí Ask For Public’s Help After Man Assaulted In Town Centre

Gardaí Ask For Public’s Help After Man Assaulted In Town Centre

February 20, 2017 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating an assault that took place in Tralee town centre last week. A young man was assaulted in Bridge Street in the early hours of Monday morning, February 13, on his way home from a night out. The victim suffered significant injuries in the unprovoked attack by more than one […]

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John Drummey, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Joan O'Reagan, Tidy Towns and Tralee Chamber Alliance, Deirdre Enright, Craftmakers, and Kieran Ruttledge, Tralee Chamber Alliance at the Launch of the Business Awards. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

New Awards To Recognise Businesspeople Who Make A Positive Impact On Tralee

February 20, 2017 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has launched a new monthly award for people who have made a positive impact to Tralee through their business and working lives. Each recipient will have contributed to the economic and community development of the town over the course of their careers. The President of Tralee Chamber […]

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Four Kerry Restaurants Make Prestigious Top 100 In Ireland List

Four Kerry Restaurants Make Prestigious Top 100 In Ireland List

February 20, 2017 at 11:34 am 0 comments

THE annual famed list of restaurants from John and Sally McKenna has just been revealed for 2017 and features four Kerry businesses. The list, which was first compiled in 1992, is eagerly awaited by those in the trade and is a huge endorsement for restaurants who make the 100. The […]

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REPORT: Kerry Take Another Hammering At The Hands Of Limerick

REPORT: Kerry Take Another Hammering At The Hands Of Limerick

February 20, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran saw Kerry take a beating against Limerick yesterday in their Allianz Hurling League Division 1B game at the Gaelic Grounds… Limerick 6-21 Kerry 3-8 Kerry travelled to Limerick on Sunday to take on a Limerick team that hammered them on a scoreline of 4-28 to 0-16 points in […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Sets Up An All Kerry Munster Final After Beating Críost Rí

PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Sets Up An All Kerry Munster Final After Beating Críost Rí

February 19, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

A report from Tralee CBS on the Munster Schools Under 18½ Corn Uí Mhuirí semi-final 2nd Replay at Ballyvourney on Saturday with photos by Adrienne McLoughlin… Tralee CBS 1-10 Coláiste Críost Rí 0-11 Tralee CBS have finally progressed to the final of the Corn Uí Mhuirí at the third attempt […]

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