Articles by: Dermot Crean

WATCH: It’s 40 Years Since ‘The Greatest Freak Of All Time’

WATCH: It’s 40 Years Since ‘The Greatest Freak Of All Time’

September 24, 2018 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

AS Monday draws to a close, it’s worth remembering that on this date 40 years ago, Kerry football was changed forever. It was on Sunday, September 24, 1978, and Kerry were playing Dublin in the All-Ireland final. Dublin had Kerry on the ropes early on and while a John Egan […]

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Na Gaeil's Diarmuid O'Connor and Stefan Okunbor with the cup. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two Na Gaeil Men Named In Top 20 Players Of All-Ireland U20 Championship

September 24, 2018 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

AHEAD of their forthcoming county senior championship quarter-final participation, two Na Gaeil men received boost today. Stefan Okunbor and Diarmuid O’Connor were named in the EirGrid All-Ireland U20 Football Championship top 20 players of this year’s competition. Daniel O’Brien was the other Kerry man named in the top 20. Back in […]

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The Kerins O'Rahillys team at the Carmel O'Connor Memorial Blitz at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Seniors: The focus for this and the past few weeks has now turned to the county senior quarter finals and our upcoming clash with St Brendans. This should be an unique occasion given the prize at stake but also the added ingredient of the familiarity of the players with each […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 11, 20, 22 & 25. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Adam Walsh Annagh, Tadgh O Halloran Derrymore, Matt O Flaherty c/o Tommy Brosnan, Gerard O Donoghue c/o PJ Higgins and Francis King […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 5:31 pm 0 comments

Lotto Results 17/09/2018 Venue: Kielduff Community Centre Jackpot: €6,500 Numbers Drawn : 3, 12, 23, 28 NO WINNER Lucky Dip Winners … 1. Kevin Leen Online 2. Mary Casey c/o M O Reilly 3. T.J  Casey Online 4. Donal Riordan Ballymac 5. Chloe Foran Ballymac Seller: Online Next weeks jackpot: […]

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Niall Lucey and Pat Reidy with the Austin Stacks team at the Carmel O'Connor Memorial Blitz at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Our Co. Championship quarter final game against Dingle goes ahead as a double header in Austin Stack Park on Saturday next (29th Sept) with a 6pm throw-in. Then at 7.45pm it’s Kerins O’Rahillys .v. St. Brendans. The other two quarter finals go ahead on the following day in […]

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The Churchill team at the Carmel O'Connor Memorial Blitz at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Churchill GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

U6: Last Sunday our u6’s visited Austin Stack park accompanied by coaches and parents. The bus journey into Tralee was a highlight for some of the 27 kids but the awe and excitement on their faces when they ran onto the pitch was priceless. After a kick around and obstacle […]

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U12 team that took part in Munster Tournament in Adare, with the Liam McCarthy Cup

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

  U12 : Our U12s had a busy weekend of hurling, when they played St. Pat’s/Dr. Crokes last Friday evening under lights in Abbeydorney. They held off a brave 2nd half comeback from the East Kerry side to win on a scoreline of Abbeydorney 3-04 St. Pats/Dr. Crokes 2-04. On Saturday morning, […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 4:48 pm 0 comments

DATES FOR THE DIARY: Lip Syng  – Sunday October 28th Ballygarry House Hotel SENIOR LADIES: Senior ladies training Wednesday’s at 8pm and Friday’s at 7pm. If anyone would like to give it a go please contact Tanya on 0876258737. New members always welcome. U16 & U14 LADIES: U14 and U16 […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

U14 Boys Win South Kerry Hurling League: Congratulations to our U14s who finished out their year in style with victory over St Pats/Dr Crokes in the South Kerry final this week in Caherslee. Condition were far from ideal for any sport let alone hurling. Playing with the storm our lads […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

Fundraising Lotto Jackpot Draw Winner Congratulations to John Quirke, Gransha Lower, Castlemaine, who was the winner of our Lotto Jackpot worth €6,000 on Friday night last. Drawn numbers were 10,21,31 and the bonus number was 7. John  is a yearly lotto ticket holder and purchased his lucky ticket from Eileen […]

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Launching the upcoming event for National Women's Enterprise Day were Fiona Leahy, Business Advisor, Kerry Local Enterprise Office and Joan Walsh, Partnership International and ambassador for National Women’s Enterprise Day in the south west region.

Kerry’s Businesswomen Urged To Attend National Women’s Enterprise Day Event

September 24, 2018 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

KERRY Local Enterprise Office is encouraging more women to go from ‘local to global’ with their businesses by attending a joint event in Cork city with 150 female entrepreneurs expected to attend. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, T.D., has launched the national programme of events for National […]

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Here’s What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Tralee

Here’s What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Tralee

September 24, 2018 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

TRALEE retained its Tidy Towns Gold Medal status today at the Tidy Towns Awards in Dublin and the report from the judges has just been released. Tralee increased its mark from 314 last year to 323 this year, so the town is going in the right direction. The report makes […]

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Na Gaeil U11 team that played in the Hughie Fitzmaurice Memorial Tournament in Moyvane last weekend.

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 24, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

Na Gaeil Ladies    Na Gaeil Ladies v Rathmore, Div 1 Senior County League Final. For the 1st time in Na Gaeil Ladies history, we played in a County League Division 1 Final. The final was against a very experienced Rathmore team and was played in Scartaglen in dry conditions with […]

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Na Gaeil Ladies Make History Winning County League Division 1 Title

Na Gaeil Ladies Make History Winning County League Division 1 Title

September 24, 2018 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

THE Na Gaeil ladies football team won their first ever Division 1 Senior County League Final on Sunday when they beat Rathmore in Scartaglen. The game was played in great spirit by both sides in what was a very exciting and competitive contest in dry conditions. It was a superb […]

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Gardaí Seek Information On Break-In At Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre

Gardaí Seek Information On Break-In At Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre

September 24, 2018 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating after a break-in at Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre in the early hours of Monday morning. A male was seen in the area wearing dark grey clothing and gardaí are asking if anyone saw vehicles or vans parked up in the Wetlands area from midnight to 1am to […]

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Walking On Cars Announce INEC Gig For December

Walking On Cars Announce INEC Gig For December

September 24, 2018 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

FOLLOWING on from an amazing summer of festivals, Kerry’s own Walking on Cars announce their last 2018 date this Christmas at the INEC Killarney on December 22. It’s been two years since Dingle natives Walking On Cars released their Double Platinum selling album ‘Everything This Way’, Yet their music still […]

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Tralee Retains Its Tidy Towns Gold Medal

Tralee Retains Its Tidy Towns Gold Medal

September 24, 2018 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

TRALEE has retained its Gold Medal for the seventh year in a row, while Listowel was named Ireland’s Tidiest Town for the first time. Listowel also won Ireland’s Tidiest Small Town. The awards ceremony is taking place this afternoon in Dublin. The Gold Medal is the seventh in a row for […]

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Martin Ferris.

Ferris Calls For Action On Illegal Hunting Of Hares In Kerry

September 24, 2018 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin TD, Martin Ferris has called for a concerted effort to tackle those involved in illegal hunting of hares in the county. It comes after Deputy Ferris became aware of an incident where he was told a landowner in Kerry was threatened by hunters. “I was contacted again […]

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Aidan O'Mahony and Michael Healy Rae at the cook-off on Sunday as part of the Tralee Food Festival. Also included is chef Karl Naughton, Elaine Kinsella of Radio Kerry, celebrity chef Gary O'Hanlon and chef Aidan O'Shea. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Food And Music Event Planned For Tralee Next June

September 24, 2018 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

PLANS are evolving for a new festival-type event in Tralee next June with an emphasis on music and food, while the annual Food Festival will take place again in September. The news comes after the best Tralee Food Festival to date concluded yesterday with a  Family Fun Day in the Bank […]

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Pictured from left; Leanne McCarthy, Tralee with Siobhan Johnston from Volunteer Kerry at the Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park's "Wellness on Your Doorstep" exhibition on Saturday, Sept 22nd which provided information to the local community about organisations, clubs and services which are right on Tralee's doorstep. Local organisations spoke to the public on topics such as wellness, health, fitness and education, as well as ways to get involved and give something back to their local community. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

PHOTOS: ‘Wellness On Your Doorstep’ Exhibition Takes Place In Manor

September 24, 2018 at 11:51 am 0 comments

THE Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park opened its doors to organisations, clubs and community services on Saturday for its annual ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ exhibition. There was a wide range of information stands where the public can chat to representatives from various organisations on topics such as wellness, health, […]

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Tralee Rugby Club’s Under 13s Win Major Tournament In Limerick

Tralee Rugby Club’s Under 13s Win Major Tournament In Limerick

September 23, 2018 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

THE under 13 Tralee Rugby Club boys beat off all competition to win a major underage tournament in Limerick yesterday. The Pat Lawlor Tournament has been running for the past 35 years with 50 teams from all over the country taking part and the youngsters from Tralee won it outright. […]

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Rapolas Buivydas accepting his Basketball of the Year award. Photo by Rolf Stenberg

CBS Tralee Student Shares Irish Basketballer Of The Year Award

September 23, 2018 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

A CBS The Green student was a joint winner of the International Male Player of the Year award at the Basketball Ireland International Players and Coaches of the Year 2018 awards announced on Saturday at a ceremony at Gormanston Park, Co. Meath. With nothing separating two of Ireland’s stand-out players, […]

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Over €1.2m Raised From Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle 2018

Over €1.2m Raised From Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle 2018

September 23, 2018 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

THE Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle has once again broken the million mark, with the official announcement taking place that €1,265,375 was raised from this year’s event. Official charities associated with the 35th year of the event were presented with their funds at a special reception at the INEC Killarney […]

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Melane Harty showing her wares to Heather Lowham, Betty Fitzgerald and Anne Lowham at the Tralee Food Festival in the Mall on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Turnout For Tralee Food Festival Fun On Saturday

September 23, 2018 at 11:54 am 0 comments

AMAZINGLY, the rainclouds stayed away (despite the forecast) and dry weather prevailed allowing for the most successful Tralee Food Festival to date in town on Saturday. The Taste Trail was a massive success with many of the 26 venues sold out of stock by 2.30pm while the Mall saw big […]

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The Churchill team at the Carmel O'Connor Memorial Blitz at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Girls Enjoy Blitz In Memory Of Garda Carmel

September 23, 2018 at 11:53 am 0 comments

GIRLS teams from ten clubs around the county headed for Na Gaeil GAA club on Saturday to remember a Garda who lost her life over 12 years ago. The 13th Carmel O’Connor Memorial Blitz saw the Under 10 teams play against each other and thankfully the rain cleared up in time for […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 23, 2018 at 11:52 am 1 comment

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… A special event indeed… The crowd was enthralled by Catherine Young’s It Takes A Village #CultureNight in #Tralee pic.twitter.com/dQYT8tJOwT […]

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Roger Harty: FOMO

Roger Harty: FOMO

September 23, 2018 at 11:51 am 2 comments

THEY say that ‘Information is Power’ so that would mean that if we have lack of information we lose our Power. In fact ‘lack of information’ could be connected with our very survival – that is how important some information is to us as Human Beings. This goes back to […]

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Members of Tralee Art Group at Baile Mhuire for Culture Night on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Enjoying A Night Of Culture In Tralee

September 22, 2018 at 9:31 am 0 comments

FROM delving into the Bronze Age at Siamsa to enjoying meat pies in Maddens, there was loads going in town for Culture Night on Friday. The evening was dry so people could move around to different events if they wished and they had much to choose from. There was a […]

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WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

September 22, 2018 at 9:31 am 0 comments

SURE he’s an ‘oul pro at this craic by now! Kieran Donaghy made another appearance last night on The Late Late Show and was his usual charming self in front of hundreds of thousands of viewers. The 35-year-old Rockie announced his retirement from the Kerry team last week and he […]

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