Articles by: Dermot Crean

Brian Crowley

Brian Crowley Will Not Contest The European Parliament Elections This Year

January 17, 2019 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

FIANNA FÁIL MEP Brian Crowley has announced that he will not contest the European elections in May this year. Crowley is the longest-serving Irish MEP in Europe having topped the poll in Munster and Ireland South in every European Parliament election since 1994. However, due to ill-health, he has decided […]

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Park FC grounds.

Local Soccer Club To Receive €45,000 In Funding

January 17, 2019 at 9:21 am 0 comments

OVER €325,000 has been announced for eight Kerry sports projects by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, this morning. The Kerry Fine Gael TD announced substantial funding for the projects under his Department’s Sports Capital Programme and a Tralee club is set to benefit. St. Brendan’s Park FC will […]

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The Sugrue family of Belfield Nursery present the cheque to Kerry Hospice representatives.

Two Cheques Of €1,000 Presented To Kerry Hospice

January 17, 2019 at 9:18 am 0 comments

KERRY Hospice received two €1,000 cheques on Monday thanks to a local business and a cycling group who raised funds over the Christmas period. The Chain Gang held a cycle over Christmas in memory of member Nicky Fitzgerald (R.I.P.) who passed away in October. They had over 70 cyclists take […]

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Launching the Awards Programme were SICAP manager in NEWKD Robert Carey, Elaine Kennedy of NEWKD, Enterprise Officer with NEWKD Eibhlis Hanrahan, and Enterprise Officer with SKDP Joanne Griffin.

Local Enterprises Invited To Enter National Awards Programme

January 17, 2019 at 9:16 am 0 comments

A NATIONAL awards programme organised by the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) to recognise the contribution of local enterprises to their regions around the country, was jointly launched in Kerry this week by South Kerry Development Partnership CLG (SKDP) and North, East and West Kerry Development (NEWKD). The awards programme […]

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Ultan Dillane.

Ultan Dillane Makes Irish Rugby Squad For Six Nations

January 16, 2019 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has been named in Joe Schmidt’s Irish rugby squad for their first two matches in the Six Nations. The 25 year old Connacht player is included in the 38-man squad, just as he was last year. However, his involvement in squad was cut short due to […]

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Abbeydorney-Based Company Wins Contract For Major Scheme

Abbeydorney-Based Company Wins Contract For Major Scheme

January 16, 2019 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

ABBEYDORNEY company, TLI is one of the companies awarded the contract to roll out ESB Networks scheme to replace every electric meter with a smart meter. Over the next four years, 2.3 million meters will be replaced with modern smart-meters. The meters will then transmit the data back to base automatically […]

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Kerry Woman To Appear On Winning Streak This Saturday

January 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

A KERRY woman will be hoping to go on a Winning Streak of her own when she appears on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE One this Saturday. Peggie Fitzgibbon from Kenmare only discovered she had been selected to appear on the iconic game show after she […]

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Pictured at Dublin’s Sandymount Strand for the launch of the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2019 GAA Football Festival, which takes place in the Dingle Peninsula from 15th to 17th February, was former Kerry star Kieran Donaghy and Dublin All-Ireland winner Lyndsey Davey. Full details on www. paidiose.com (Photo by Thomas White)

Kieran Donaghy Helps Launch Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2019

January 16, 2019 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

GAA clubs from Tralee will join teams from the United Arab Emirates, Scotland, England and 17 counties across the four provinces of Ireland taking part in the 30th anniversary of the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2019, with 44 adult men’s and ladies club teams descending on the Dingle Peninsula […]

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Deadline For CAO Applications Approaches For Students

Deadline For CAO Applications Approaches For Students

January 16, 2019 at 11:44 am 0 comments

As the 2019 CAO deadline fast approaches for Kerry’s 3rd level college applicants, Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, looks at what students need to do… CAO application season is in full swing and with 80,000 plus applicants, about 2,500 from Kerry, competing for about 48,000 college places, it’s vital to submit a […]

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Volunteers Needed In Kerry For Lollipop Day

Volunteers Needed In Kerry For Lollipop Day

January 16, 2019 at 11:22 am 0 comments

THE Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) needs your help this March. For the 18th annual Lollipop Day, the OCF is calling for volunteers in Kerry on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 to help raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer. Lollipop Day involves thousands of people selling lollipops (€2) nationwide, […]

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Tax Incentive For Filmmakers To Shoot Projects In Kerry

Tax Incentive For Filmmakers To Shoot Projects In Kerry

January 16, 2019 at 11:09 am 0 comments

KERRY County Council has reported that from January 1, films shot in Kerry benefit from an additional 5% tax relief on top of the 32% already available via Sec 481 funding. This incentive provides a significant financial return for investors while providing valuable financial support for film projects in the […]

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Pictured at the Launch of the 2019 Ballyheigue Badminton Tournament which takes place this Sunday Jan 20th. From Left to Right: Kathleen Gilbride Club Chairperson, Colm Griffin Purchase.ie, Maurice Lawlor Club Treasurer, Alan O Halloran AOH Valeting, Patsy O Connor Club Secretary.

Ballyheigue Club Looks Forward To Hosting Badminton Tournament

January 16, 2019 at 11:09 am 0 comments

THE annual Ballyheigue Badminton tournament takes place this Sunday, January 20th, at Ballyheigue Community Centre. This year the club is hoping that up to 100 men and women from the nine clubs in Kerry officially registered with the Kerry Badminton Association will take part in the event. Ballyheigue Badminton club […]

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Gardaí Arrest Man In Relation To Burglary At University Hospital Kerry

Gardaí Arrest Man In Relation To Burglary At University Hospital Kerry

January 16, 2019 at 9:09 am 0 comments

GARDAI have arrested a man in his late teens following a burglary at University Hospital Kerry in Tralee  in the early hours of this morning. Shortly before 2am, Gardaí from Tralee received a report that a burglary that had just occurred. A description of the suspect was circulated to all […]

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The Moyvane Division 4 Ladies League Team who won the league final in Tralee Sports Centre Wednesday last.  From left....  Maria Kennelly, Breda Lane, Louise Behan, Michelle Corridan, Maria Nolan. Photo by Tom Bradley

Kerry Badminton News

January 15, 2019 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

By Colm Griffin Listowel Tournament  About 120 players from Kerry and beyond dusted themselves down in a bid to counter the excess turkey consumed during the holiday period and took part in the Listowel tournament last weekend (Jan 12th and 13th) On the Saturday the Division 1, Division 2 and […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks Club Juvenile News

January 15, 2019 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

FAOI 6/8/10: Our 2019 Acadamh na nÓg football season took off with great blasts of energy and enthusiasm on Sunday last and the mentors and coaches were well pleased with the morning’s activities. These sessions will coninue every Sunday until much finer weather and longer days will entice us to […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 15, 2019 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

Results: Sun 13th Champagne Scramble , Mixed Teams (14 Holes) 1st : Michael Stack (11), Conor Stack (13) Paudie Casey (15) Gary O’Driscoll (5) – 64pts 2nd : Mark Leahy (5) Luke Walsh (4) Tim Leahy (5) Patrick H Williams (13) –  63pts 3rd – Jim O’Donovan (6) Jim O’Connor (18) […]

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Blasket Comedy Club Returns With Three Great Stand-Up Shows

January 15, 2019 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

TOP comedy acts are returning to Tralee over the next month with three shows on the way in The Blasket Bar on Castle Street. Having hosted such well known acts as Karl Spain and Bernard O’Shea late last year, acclaimed comedians Chris Kent, Shane Clifford and Eleanor Tiernan will perform […]

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Deadline Looms For Kerry Lotto Player To Claim €45,612

Deadline Looms For Kerry Lotto Player To Claim €45,612

January 15, 2019 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

THE National Lottery has today appealed to Lotto players in Listowel and in Kerry to urgently check their Lotto tickets as a Lotto Match 5 + Bonus prize of €45,612 from Saturday, November 3 remains unclaimed. Ticketholders have 90 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize. […]

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Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

January 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

THERE isn’t much happening around this time of the year, but if you want to head out and test your general knowledge, then this might be for you. Tralee Dynamos FC are holding a table quiz this Thursday night in The Huddle Bar starting at 8.30pm. The event is a […]

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Meeting For Parents Whose Children Have Been Diagnosed With ADHD

Meeting For Parents Whose Children Have Been Diagnosed With ADHD

January 15, 2019 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

A MEETING will be held this week for parents whose children have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The meeting takes place on Thursday from 7.30pm to 9pm in The Meadowlands Hotel. It is organised by ADHD Parent Support Tralee. They are inviting parents to discuss concerns, issues and […]

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Taking off  at the Garvey's Supervalu Tralee Operation Transformation walk on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Join the Garvey’s Fit Crew For Operation Transformation Walks Starting This Week

January 15, 2019 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

IT’S become a hugely popular way of getting healthy for the new year so it’s no surprise to see the Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee Operation Transformation group walks/runs return for 2019. It all starts this Thursday at 6.30pm from the carpark at the Tralee store and will continued  every Thursday for an […]

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The old hermitage in Lixnaw.

Search For Creative People To Collaborate On ‘Lost Palace Of North Kerry’ Project

January 15, 2019 at 11:17 am 0 comments

THE Arts Office/Creative Ireland Kerry and the Architecture Conservation Office at Kerry County Council has developed an opportunity for creative practitioners working in the arts, in architecture, in heritage and in design to collaborate on a creative outcome which exposes the rich cultural heritage of Lixnaw. The inspiration or idea […]

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Francis Quill and Haulie Kerins launch the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k/5k Race with club members.

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

January 14, 2019 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

Kerins O’Rahillys’ fifth annual 10km/5km run and walk will commence at 11am on Sunday, 27th of January next. The run/walk was launched on Saturday last and honours Francis Quille, who’s involvement with Kerins O’Rahillys juveniles spanned a 36-year period to 2012. He began training teams with the late Christy Griffin […]

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Jack Parker and Keith O'Connor celebrating their 18th Birthday at the weekend.

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

January 14, 2019 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

SOCIAL: Our Club Social takes place this Saturday evening in Ballyroe Heights Hotel @ 7.30pm. Our victorious Minor Team will receive their Co. Minor C’Ship and N.K. League medals Our Senior team will also receive their N.K. League medals on the night followed by the announcement of the Player of […]

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The contestants in this year's Ballymac GAA Strictly Love Dancing.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

January 14, 2019 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

Ballymac GAA Lotto Results from 7th January 2019. This weeks Lotto Jackpot was €7,900.00 The draw took place in O Riodas Bar. The numbers drawn were: 18, 21, 24 and 25. There was no winner of the Jackpot. Congratulations to the Lucky Dip winners of €30.00 each: 1. Tony O’Riordan […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

January 14, 2019 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

Scór Na nÓg Munster Final   All roads lead to Cappoquin on Sunday next for the Scór Na nÓg Munster Final where a place in the All Ireland Scór Na nÓg Final is the penultimate prize for our Léiriú Group. When these talented youngsters take to the stage with the original […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

January 14, 2019 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: As in previous years our Seniors get their season up and running with outings in the Town League. We have four round robin games to play with the top two teams qualifying for the final. All our four games are fixed for Sundays at 12.30pm as follows – […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

January 14, 2019 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 06, 14, 16 & 17. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Aisling Moriarty Curraheen, Kay Stack Ballinorig, Sean Daly Tonevane, Ger McGrath c/o Betty’s Bar and Michelle Cahill Spa Road. Next week’s Lotto […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

January 14, 2019 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

U16 and Minor Boys: Very positive meeting this week where our U16 and minor management team was finalised for 2019. A serious line up with years of experience in place.  Manager Michael Cassidy.  Coaches Timmy Weir, Mike McGrath, Andrew Morrissey and Ian Brick.  Both panels will train together this year and […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help With Traffic Collision Incident

Gardaí Seek Public’s Help With Traffic Collision Incident

January 14, 2019 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are seeking the public’s assistance after a traffic collision in the early hours of Sunday morning. The collision on the Tralee-Castleisland Road occurred shortly before 4am a few miles from Castleisland. A red Ford Focus involved in the crash failed to remain at the scene. Gardaí are asking people […]

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