Articles by: Dermot Crean

Mary Shanahan and Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice receive a cheque for €17,000 from Ger Bythell and the Wallace family at the Palliative Care Unit on Saturday.

Two Fundraisers See €18,500 Presented To Kerry Hospice

June 27, 2019 at 10:04 am 0 comments

TWO cheques totalling €18,500 were presented to Kerry Hospice over the past few days after a fundraising dance and a marathon run in Killarney. Back in March, Ger Bythell took on the run around Killarney’s Cardiac Steps and Torc mountain as a tribute to his sister, Ros Wallace, who passed […]

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Pictured (l-r) are Cork Airport Managing Director Niall MacCarthy and Peter Hotham, Deputy Executive Director at SESAR Joint Undertaking as Cork Airport is named Best Airport in Europe serving under five million at the ACI EUROPE Annual Assembly & Congress.

Cork Airport Named Best In Europe At Awards Ceremony

June 27, 2019 at 10:00 am 0 comments

IT’S used by thousands of Kerry people every year and they must be doing something right over the border, as Cork Airport was named Best Airport in Europe serving under five million at the 29th ACI EUROPE Annual Assembly & Congress last night. The event was attended by over 400 aviation […]

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High Temperature Warning Issued For Kerry

High Temperature Warning Issued For Kerry

June 26, 2019 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

MAKES a change from the wind and rain ones I suppose. You may have noticed the big yellow thing in the sky has made a bit of a comeback over the past few days. Well it’s here to stay for a while more and things are hotting up down here […]

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Cyclists Invited To Gather For ‘Critical Mass’ Event This Friday

Cyclists Invited To Gather For ‘Critical Mass’ Event This Friday

June 26, 2019 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

AN event will be held this Friday evening and everyone with a bike is encouraged to call down for a leisurely cycle. Organised by the Kerry Cycling Campaign, the ‘Tralee Critical Mass Cycle’ will start from the Square at 6.30pm (people are asked to gather from 6pm). Critical Mass is […]

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Sixth class girls at their graduation at Blennerville NS on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day Arrives For Blennerville’s Sixth Class Pupils

June 26, 2019 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

IT’S clear that sixth class pupils will leave with priceless memories of their time at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville, after a graduation ceremony was held at the school on Tuesday evening. After a blessing from Fr Francis Nolan and some words from Principal Robbie O’Connell, the pupils showed short […]

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Billy Ryle

Billy Ryle: CAO ‘Change Of Mind’ Deadline Is Approaching

June 26, 2019 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Third level college applicants have until Monday, 1st July to submit a CAO ‘Change of Mind’. Billy Ryle looks at what this entails for students… CHANGE OF MIND With the State Exams concluding, the thoughts of exhausted candidates are no doubt turning to holidays, summer jobs and travel. But there […]

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Kerry Rose Sally Ann Leahy with Rosebuds Aoife, Alya and Sophie and Jessica Lewis and Clodagh Quane of Audiology Medical Services. Photo by Dermot Crean

Thirty-Two Rose Buds Chosen For 60th Rose Of Tralee Festival

June 26, 2019 at 10:18 am 0 comments

THIRTY-TWO young girls have been selected as Rose Buds during the 60 year celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival which will take place this August. Aged between 6 and 10, they were chosen from hundreds of applications from children in Ireland and abroad, with 24 of the final […]

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The Abbeydorney team. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

June 25, 2019 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

FÉILE FUNDRAISING DRAW  : Congratulations to Martin Fealy, Ahamore who won the Bumper Hamper in our Féile Fundraising Draw. CLUB DRAW: The 2nd Draw will take place this Sunday, June 30th. Please have draw books in by 8.00pm. Draw will take place @ 9.30pm. Thanks once again for your support. […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

June 25, 2019 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

Minor Champs- Pride of place this week goes to Luke Chester and Adam Curran who played their part in the Kerry minor win over Cork on Saturday. CAMPA PEILE ‘CÚL’ IÚIL: Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Football Camp will take place i bPáirc Uí Chonghaile from July 1st to July 5th. Have […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

June 25, 2019 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

MC 9 Adams Garage. Results & Fixtures. Results: 1st John Joseph O’Sullivan (19) 37pts 2nd Maurice G O’Connor (9) 37pts 3rd Sean Carmody (17) 37pts 4th Patrick O’Connell (19) 37pts 5th Patrick H Williams (13) 37pts Best Gross Jim O’Donovan (5) 35pts Division 1 Winner Kevin Lucey (6) 35pts Division […]

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Meadowlands Hotel To Be HQ For International Angling Championships Event In July

Meadowlands Hotel To Be HQ For International Angling Championships Event In July

June 25, 2019 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

A MAJOR angling championships competition will have its headquarters in a Tralee hotel next month. The Irish Federation of Sea Anglers, (IFSA), a 32 county organisation, will host the 2019 Home Nation Shore Angling Championships in Kerry and the Meadowlands Hotel will be the base for the competition. It takes […]

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The 12 participants after completing the event in Killarney on Saturday.

Twelve Runners Raise Thousands For Kerry Hospice With Marathon Effort

June 25, 2019 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

TWELVE charity runners made the most of the longest day of the year by running a mile in every county in the Republic of Ireland to raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation and they’re raised over €9,000 with this year’s event. Starting in Mitchelstown, on Friday last, the charity […]

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Pupils at St Brendan's NS Blennerville  with Principal Robbie O'Connell, teacher Edel O'Sullivan and Anne Culloty, Health Promotion Officer at HSE with the flag at the school on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Funky Footwear And Flag Flying Fun At Blennerville School

June 25, 2019 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

THE countdown to the summer holidays is on for Tralee primary schools and in Blennerville they’re keeping themselves busy with activities in the final week. Tuesday morning saw Anne Culloty, Health Promotion Officer with the HSE, arrive at the school to deliver the Health Promoting Schools Flag. “There were projects […]

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Legal Briefs: Is It Time For One-Off Landlords To Bale Out?

Legal Briefs: Is It Time For One-Off Landlords To Bale Out?

June 25, 2019 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

WITH house prices on the rise and stricter penalties on the way, Alex Hoffman of Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors asks the question, is it time for one-off landlords to bale out?… For generations, property was regarded as one of the soundest investments you could make – your money was literally […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey

Sponsored: Tralee Clinic To Co-Host Fertility Information Event In Dublin

June 25, 2019 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

THE Scotia Clinic, Tralee and the Embryo Clinic, Greece will co-host an open free event on Sunday the 30th of June, in the Aishling Hotel Dublin, named “Fertility Treatment Abroad – the Ireland / Greek Solution”. The keynote speakers on the day will be Dr. Mary Mc Caffrey, FRCOG, the Scotia Clinic […]

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Over Three Years For Kerry First-Time Buyers To Get Deposit Together For House

Over Three Years For Kerry First-Time Buyers To Get Deposit Together For House

June 25, 2019 at 11:12 am 0 comments

A NEW report issued today by EY-DKM Economic Advisory, has revealed it takes 3.1 years for a first-time buyer in Kerry, on an average income, to save the necessary deposit  to get a mortgage for a home in their native county. The report confirms that nearly half of all counties […]

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Kerry people are creatures of habit when it comes to what they cook at a barbecue.

New Survey Reveals What Kerry People Cook On The Barbecue

June 25, 2019 at 10:55 am 0 comments

FANCY a barbecue this week? While today might be dull, the rest of the week is looking very good indeed so the aroma of burgers, sausages and steaks will be wafting through the estates of Tralee over the next few days. A new survey reveals Kerry people are creatures of […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

June 24, 2019 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

Senior Team Our Senior team will play Castleisland Desmonds on Saturday next the 29th June at 7.30pm in Castleisland. This is Round 7 of The Senior Football League and a vital game for our team and as much support as possible is greatly appreciated Ballymac B team on Saturday Our B […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

June 24, 2019 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

Seniors    Na Gaeil play St. Mary’s in round 7 of the County League on Sunday next June 30th in Caherciveen at 2pm. U12    The U12 boys were at home to Renard in Round 5 of the county league division 6 on Sunday evening last. Well done to all the boys […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

June 24, 2019 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: It’s amazing that, after six rounds of the Co. League, seven teams share top spot on eight points each with all seven having won four games and lost two. So with five rounds remaining it’s still wide open as to who will come out on top. Round 7 […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

June 24, 2019 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

Credit Union Co League The Co League resumes next weekend and Round 7 sees both of our senior sides in action.  The Senior A panel are joint top of the table, but share that distinction with six other clubs, all of which have eight points from the first six games. […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

June 24, 2019 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 06, 14, 20 & 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Cathal Scanlon Tonevane, Bridget Keane c/o Keane’s Bar, Maud Walsh Annagh, Mary Kerins c/o Byrensworth and Calum Nolan c/o Tony Casey. Next […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

June 24, 2019 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

UNDER 6 BOYS AND GIRLS Our u6 boys and girls continue training every Sunday from 11 to 12 and they are all making fantastic progress and improving each week. Their hard work and excellent coaching are definitely paying off. Keep up the good work everyone. UNDER 8 BOYS Juvenile training […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

June 24, 2019 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Minors: Good luck to Tralee Parnells minors facing Ballyduff away on Sunday the 30th. Féile Saturday: Check out the photo montage of our visiting teams, parade and clubs social evening online at https://traleeparnellshurling.blogspot.com/2019/06/tralee-parnells-feile-saturday-2019.html Whn Féile na nGael Hurling and Camogie came to Tralee on the Saturday, Caherslee was awash with  our club […]

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Actors Promise Entertaining ‘Night Of Stage And Screen’ In Ballymac Bar

Actors Promise Entertaining ‘Night Of Stage And Screen’ In Ballymac Bar

June 24, 2019 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

IF you want to be entertained by local actors performing scenes from famous movies and TV shows, then a trip to The Ballymac Bar, Boherbee, next week is definitely for you. Tim Landers’ ‘Act Up Drama Group’ is in rehearsals at the moment perfecting their skills for “A Night of Stage […]

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Regional Manager with the Irish Hearth Foundation, Anne Riordan (third from left), receives a cheque from Leo Byrne of the Kerry Liverpool Supporters Club (second from right). Also included were Sophie Byrne, Helen Moriarty, Manager of O'Donnells Ross Ahern and Clodagh Byrne. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Liverpool Fans Show Generosity By Helping The Irish Heart Foundation

June 24, 2019 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

TRALEE’S bars were packed for the European Champions League Final earlier this month, but one pub was in particular was full of Liverpool fans. O’Donnells Bar and Restaurant in Mounthawk was the venue for a special fundraiser organised by the Kerry Liverpool Supporters Club on June 1. It was a […]

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Met Eireann.

Temperatures Are Set To Rise This Week, But First…

June 24, 2019 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

TEMPERATURES are set to rise significantly in Ireland this week, but Met Eireann has issued an Status Yellow Weather Advisory for Ireland this afternoon. They say there is the risk of heavy thundery downpours, especially over Munster and Leinster which may lead to spot flooding. The warning is valid until […]

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Teresa Huggins of Lee Strand and Patricia Fitzell of St Jon’s national School Ashe Street Tralee .  
NEWS RELEASE                       
€500 Win for St John’s Parochial School in Tralee in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools
Lee Strand visited St John’s Parochial School in Tralee to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. Speaking at the presentation Patricia Fitzell, Deputy Principal stated “We are delighted to win €500 in the Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools. Thank you very much for this great opportunity. The money will be used to provide games to promote social and oral language skills. We would also like to restock our Aistear toys and purchase S.E.S.E. resources. A big thank you to Niamh Dunne for entering into the draw on our behalf. We would also like to thank Betty Groves and the families of the school who consistently collect the mascots on our behalf.” 

John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand said “Lee Strand presented a total of €2,000 this year to schools in Kerry providing much valued financial support for schools. We would like to congratulate our final winner for this year St John’s Parochial School in Tralee. Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools will be back again next term so keep collecting Mighty Mikey Milk tokens over the summer.”

 
To enter simply collect 10 Mighty Mikey Milk mascots printed on Lee Strand 1 Litre and pint cartons or 2 Litre plastic bottles. Post your 10 mascots along with your name, address and telephone number to: Win €500 Cash 4 Schools Competition, Lee Strand, Ballymullen, Tralee, Co. Kerry. For further information please contact 066 7121084.

ENDS

For further information please contact: Teresa Higgins-Walker, Lee Strand 086 3943954

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St John’s Parochial School Presented With €500 By Lee Strand

June 24, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

LEE Strand visited St John’s Parochial School in Tralee to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. Speaking at the presentation, Patricia Fitzell, Deputy Principal stated; “We are delighted to win €500 in the Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools. Thank you very much for this great […]

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Maeve McCarthy.

Queen Maeve Looks Forward To Puck

June 24, 2019 at 11:42 am 0 comments

IT may be only June, but a hugely popular Kerry festival has already selected their Queen. With the annual Puck Fair Festival taking place from August 10-12, preparations are already well underway in Killorglin and an integral part of that is the selection of her royal highness, Queen Puck. The […]

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Taking off.  Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Athletics Finals Bring Out The Best In Community Spirit

June 24, 2019 at 10:41 am 0 comments

A FANTASTIC weekend of athletics and the very essence of community spirit was on display at An Ríocht athletics grounds in Castleisland. The Kerry Community Games athletics finals was the occasion and while it was a ‘game of two halves’ in terms of the weather, the common thread was great […]

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