Articles by: Dermot Crean

Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

Pieta House To Move Its Service In Balloonagh To Moyderwell Centre

January 18, 2017 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

PIETA House will move its Balloonagh services to its Moyderwell base after it was revealed its lease on Catherine McAuley House had ended and the property is to be sold by the Diocese of Kerry. The suicide prevention charity had taken over the client base of the Console charity, which was located at […]

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Dunnes Stores Workers Windfall After Betting On Lotto Numbers

Dunnes Stores Workers Windfall After Betting On Lotto Numbers

January 18, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

THE start of the week began with infamous ‘Blue Monday’ for most, but it was far from that for a syndicate of workers in Dunnes Stores in Tralee. Seven employees at the North Circular Road branch will have a happy January after winning around €70,000 on a bet. According to our sources, for a €14 […]

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Na Gaeil Teenager At AFL Camp In United States

Na Gaeil Teenager At AFL Camp In United States

January 18, 2017 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

NA GAEIL player and All-Ireland minor medal winner, Stefan Okunbor, is among Irish players at at AFL camp in Florida this week. He is there with fellow Kerry star David Shaw and two other Irish players among the 40 attending this week’s AFL Academy camp in Florida, reports the Irish Examiner […]

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Pictured at the Castlegregory Golf Club's captains drive-in on Sunday were incoming captains Tommy King and Geraldine Flynn. Also in picture Eddie Hanafin, Mens President and Mary Callanan, Ladies President.

Tommy And Geraldine Take Over As Captains In Castlegregory

January 18, 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

OVER 70 players, family and friends attended the Captains Drive-in at Castlegregory Golf Club recently to wish incoming captains, Geraldine Flynn and Tommy King the best for 2017. Also in attendance were incoming presidents Mary Callanan and Eddie Hanafin. Captains Geraldine and Tommy led a 52 strong scramble competition around the […]

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Orlagh Winters: Irish Cancer Society Ad Campaign Sickens Me

Orlagh Winters: Irish Cancer Society Ad Campaign Sickens Me

January 18, 2017 at 10:29 am 0 comments

DRIVING home from University College Hospital Galway during the week, I turned the radio off in temper. Why? Because of that bloody advert for the Irish Cancer Society. You know the one, “I want to get cancer…” It angers and sickens me so much that I can feel the bile rise inside […]

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PHOTOS: CBS Lego Club Building A Foundation For Young Engineering

PHOTOS: CBS Lego Club Building A Foundation For Young Engineering

January 18, 2017 at 10:06 am 0 comments

CBS Primary launched its Lego Club this week and the interest was phenomenal, with over 100 students signed up to take part between here and Easter. The school decided to start the Lego Club to give students an opportunity to explore their creativity, enhance communication and boost students’ motor development. […]

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Repro Free: 5th January 2017. Picture Jason Clarke.

Cantillon Conference 2017 To Take Place In Rose Hotel

January 17, 2017 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

  FEXCO – one of the world’s leading independent financial technology providers –  recently launched the Cantillon 2017, Ireland’s only one-day, financial technology (fintech) discussion forum which takes place in Tralee. ‘Building Borderless Business’ is the theme of the Cantillon Conference which is coordinated by the IT Tralee and takes […]

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Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

January 17, 2017 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

DUBLIN Brothers Cry Monster Cry have joined the line up for ‘Future Sounds’ in the INEC Killarney, February 3. The duo recently wowed audience at Other Voices with their much-anticipated first album ‘Rhythm of Dawn’ to rave reviews. And now they join Little Hours on the Acoustic Stage on Friday, February 3. […]

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Two Warriors Make Ireland U20 Basketball Squad

Two Warriors Make Ireland U20 Basketball Squad

January 17, 2017 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

GARVEYS Tralee Warriors are certainly making an impact in their first season in the Men’s Superleague and the talent of their younger players is being recognised nationally. Yesterday, the 20 players for the Ireland Under 20 Men’s team were selected and it features two Warriors among them. Ryan Leonard from Leith […]

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Kathleen McElligott, Diarmaid McKenna, Mary Mahony and JJ Kelliher at the Bridal Recognition Day at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballygarry House Hotel Hosts Bridal Recognition Day

January 17, 2017 at 9:51 am 0 comments

FUTURE brides, grooms and their family members converged on Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday for a special event to show what they have to look forward to on their big day. The hotel invited the couples who have already booked their wedding at the venue for a Bridal Recognition Day. “We […]

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Rockies To Celebrate Centenary At Corporate Lunch

Rockies To Celebrate Centenary At Corporate Lunch

January 17, 2017 at 9:51 am 0 comments

THIS year is a very special one for everyone associated with Austin Stacks. The club is celebrating its centenary and is in the process of finalising their calendar events for a year of celebration. One event which is sure to be well-attended is a Centenary Corporate Lunch next month. Past players and the […]

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Jack Savage concentrates before taking a free. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Footballers And Hurlers In Double Bill At The Gaelic Grounds

January 17, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

THE McGrath Cup Final between Kerry and Limerick has been fixed for the Gaelic Grounds next Sunday at 3pm. The venue was decided on the toss of a coin and sees the footballers join the Kerry hurlers at the venue in a double bill of action. The hurlers also take on […]

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Tralee Harriers Athletic Club News

Tralee Harriers Athletic Club News

January 16, 2017 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

Another weekend of Medals for Tralee Harriers Athletic Club.  Today was the turn of our Senior and Master athletes, with the finishing of the Junior competitions. Six Medals were claimed Sunday at the Munster Senior and Masters Indoor Championships in Nenagh Rachel Bowler was the clubs top athlete of the day with […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

January 16, 2017 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

By Club PRO, Tommy Naughton  Park FC Club Team Of The Week , 1. Sean Broderick U14A 2. Owen Healy U15B 3. Sean O’Connell U13A 4. Jordan Mason U15B 5. Shane Jordan U17 6. Cian O’Neill U13B 7. Odhran Ferris U13C 8. Padraig McCannon U16 9. Ryan McMahon U11 10. Adam […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

January 16, 2017 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

Hi all, Our Academy and training for all ages is back in full swing. All enquiries to 087-9233449 FIXTURES 21/1/17 Girls U14 Div 1 Gneeveguilla v Imperials 15-15 Rathmore 18-15 Rathmore Boys U12 Div 2 Imperials v Kenmare 12-45 Mounthawk Academy Boys Pool 2 Imperials v St. Pauls 13-00 Cumann […]

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The finals of the Division 3 Men's League in Badminton took place in Presentation Hall Tralee Wednesday 11 January 2017.
The Kingdom Division 3 Team (Castleisland ) were the winners, The photograph of the team is as follows,
L/R: Brendan McGovern, Jebin John, David Graham, Tom Clear.

Kerry Badminton Association News

January 16, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

It was indeed a very busy Badminton start to the 2017 Kerry Badminton Association programme over the past week with the action rotating from Tralee to Killarney and then on to Listowel with each venue providing some sterling action. It was Ladies and mens div 3&4 league finals night at […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

January 16, 2017 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

RESULTS Boys U16 Div 3 St. Brendan’s 46 Ballybunion Wildcats 30 The home team were straight out of the traps after the Christmas break with Cian Harris impressing throughout and ending up top scorer with 12 points. John O’Mahony and Dylan McHugh impressed in the first quarter providing the platform […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 16, 2017 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Mens results  Sunday 15th January (Singles) 1st : Terry Egan (19) 27 Points 2nd : Maurice Laide (17) 27 Points 3rd : Sean Carmody (17) 26 Points Fixtures: Sat 21st Jan : Casual Golf Sun 22nd Jan : Scotch Foursomes 12 Holes Sat 28th Jan : Casual Golf Sun 29th Jan […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

LOTTO The lotto was held in O Riadas on Monday 9th January for a jackpot of €6,100.  There was no winner.  Numbers drawn were 7,9,15,19. Lucky Dips 1. Venitia Lucid, Ballyegan 2. Katie & Blake Leen, Chuethall 3. Owen Lyons, Chuethall 4. Martina Reidy, Knockeen 5. Noreen DeLacey, Edenburn Sellers […]

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John Mitchels

John Mitchels GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 8:03 pm 0 comments

ANNUAL CONVENTION: The Annual Convention of the John Mitchels GAA club will take place on Saturday 28th January in Chamfers, John Joe Sheehy Road, Tralee at 11.00 a.m. This is a very important annual occasion for the Club as we look back on the achievements for 2016 and look forward […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

2017 Season Training Starts:  Under 8 & 10 hurling starts in Tralee Sports Complex on Tuesday the 7th of February from 6 to 7 pm. Under 14/16 Planning for 2017: Tralee Parnells under 14 and 16 teams had a  meeting for mentors, players and parents on Sunday to start planning for the […]

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The late Pat Healy's daughter, Lilian and wife Lilie, with club members launch the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k event which takes place on Sunday, January 29. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm 0 comments

10k Road Race: Our third annual 10k will take place on Sunday 29th Jan which will be run in memory of our late chairman Pat Healy who passed away in April 2007. The chipped timed run will begin at 11.00 am from the club house with the route travelling along […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 7:46 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 3, 13, 25 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Julie Moriarty c/o Gerry Moriarty, Sinead O’Connor Curraheen, Terry & Annette Boyle Derrymore, Liam Poff c/o Poff Motors and J. Savage Curraheen. Next week’s Lotto […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 7:40 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: The Co. League fixtures for the coming season have been published. This year our Seniors will have six home games and five away, while our B team, who play in an extended Division 5 (13 teams), will have 6 games at home and 6 away. Both sides are at […]

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The 'groom' David Culloty and 'bride' Niamh Moriarty with the 'priest' Jimmy Adams at the Na Gaeil GAA Club 'One Wedding And A Funeral' event at their clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

One Wedding and a Funeral    The clubhouse was packed to the rafters on Saturday evening last to attend the hilarious comedy ‘One Wedding and a Funeral. And what a treat lay in store for all that attended. It was an absolutely brilliant show. For mostly amateur actors their performance was just […]

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Man Dies In Accident On Farm Near Currow

Man Dies In Accident On Farm Near Currow

January 16, 2017 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

A MAN has died in an accident on a farm near Currow. The HSA has launched an investigation  after a man fell from a height around 11.30am this morning at a farm yard in Lisheenbawn, Farranfore close to Currow village. The man in his 30’s was removed from the scene by ambulance to University […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

January 16, 2017 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

AGM: The AGM of our club will be on this Friday January 20th 2017, at 7.30, in The Clubhouse. It will also incorporate the Coiste na nOg AGM. Please note that there are a number of positions in which people are not seeking re-election. We are continually seeking volunteers to […]

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Kerry Airport

Six Per Cent Increase In Passenger Numbers At Kerry Airport In 2016

January 16, 2017 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

OVER 325,000 passengers travelled through Kerry Airport last year, marking a 6% increase on the figures for 2015. The positive details of the passenger numbers follow the recent pre-Christmas funding allocation of €2.77 million for Ireland’s four regional airports, including Kerry Airport. The Chairman of Kerry Airport, Denis Cregan, said: […]

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Ciste Turasóireachta Na Gaeilge

Ciste Turasóireachta Na Gaeilge

January 16, 2017 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

Tá Oifig Gaeilge Chomhairle Contae Chiarraí ag glacadh anois le hiarrataisí ó ghrúpaí a eagraíonn imeachtaí a thugann deis do phobal Chiarraí, agus do chuairteoirí araon, an Ghaeilge a chlos, a fheiceáil agus a úsáid. Ag luí le Plean Forbartha Chiarraí 2015‐2021 agus le Straitéis Turasóireachta 2016-2022 tá Ciste Turasóireachta […]

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Eight Burglaries Around The County In Past Week

Eight Burglaries Around The County In Past Week

January 16, 2017 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking the public to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity after eight burglaries were reported in the county over the past week. In one incident, around €5,000 worth of jewellery was taken from a house. The burglaries took place in Killorglin, Ballylongford, Listowel, Ballyheigue, Knocknagoshel and […]

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