Articles by: Dermot Crean

Mommy Moments: Even The Dog Gets A Shout Before Me!

Mommy Moments: Even The Dog Gets A Shout Before Me!

April 26, 2017 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Our ‘mommy’ columnist, Jennifer Kissane, finds herself far down the pecking order when it comes to having her name called by her infant son… THESE last few weeks have been very busy with Fionn getting a lot more active. He now has four teeth, which has created a mini munching machine! He […]

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Coren Hughes with Eljakim Schrijvers from the Bebras Organisation

Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Pupil Wins National Competition

April 26, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

A SCOIL Eoin student is celebrating after winning the BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge Final in NUI Maynooth last Saturday. Sixth class pupil Coren Hughes from the Balloonagh school won first place in the 10-12 age group category. The competition aims to identify and encourage students who have a talent in the area […]

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Presentation Tralee Are National AIB Build A Bank Winners Again

Presentation Tralee Are National AIB Build A Bank Winners Again

April 25, 2017 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

THEY’VE done it again. The students from Presentation Secondary School Tralee have won the top prize of €5,000 at the AIB Build A Bank Challenge competition beating off opposition from all over the country. The Butterfly Bank, is made up of TY students: Manager – Sadbh Kilgallen, Assistant Manager – Ciara […]

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Kerry Comhaltas News

Kerry Comhaltas News

April 25, 2017 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

FLEADH CHEOIL CHIARRAÍ Following last years success Feadh Cheoil Chiarraí will again be held in Tralee from May 17th to 21st. As well as all the formal competitions the fleadh will bring plenty of entertainment to Tralee for all ages, the Square will be the hub of activity with lots […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

April 25, 2017 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

Our under 16 girls travelled to the AICC’s in Carlow at the weekend and had a very enjoyable weekend. They played Letterkenny Blaze in the first game on Saturday Morning and unfortunately lost 39-32 which meant they were unlikely to top the group. Up next were Longford Falcons and they […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

April 25, 2017 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

Results: Saturday 22nd April 9round 2 fourball ) sponsored by Bailys solicitors 1st: Darren P O’Sullivan (1) & Gerard O’Sullivan (5) 46 Points 2nd: Eoghan O’Donnell (3) & Mark D O’Sullivan (12) 44 Points Results: Sunday 23rd april (18 holes singles) 1st: Brian o’Leary (11) 43 Points 2nd: Ciaran Nolan Tighe (08) […]

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Date, Venue And Time Fixed For Stacks And O’Rahillys Clash

April 25, 2017 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

IT’S set to be a very  busy weekend on the GAA championship scene with two local derbies taking place. Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys will play at 6pm on Sunday at Austin Stack Park in Round 1 of the County Championship Relegation Playoff. Extra-time will be played if needed. There’s […]

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Fáilte Ireland Announces €96,250 In Funding For 31 Kerry Festivals

Fáilte Ireland Announces €96,250 In Funding For 31 Kerry Festivals

April 25, 2017 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

Fáilte Ireland has announced an allocation of €96,250 in funding to 31 festivals in Kerry, as part its 2017 Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme. Over a third of this goes to Dingle events with Other Voices €20,000, Dingle Food Festival €7,000 and the Dingle Film Festival €4,000, the biggest allocations. While […]

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Chairman of the Kingdom County Fair Committee, John Groarke, with committee members and well wishers at the launch of the event on Monday evening in The Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Countdown Is On To The Kingdom County Fair

April 25, 2017 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

THERE’S less than two weeks to go to the Kingdom County Fair which offers up a whole host of competitions and entertainment on the day. Thousands of people are set to make their way to Ballybeggan on Sunday, May 7 for the event which is in its 68th year. There’s a lot to […]

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Pictured are Selena and Lisa Finn serving goodies to Fia and Abbey Murphy, Aoibheann Brick, Ben Murphy and Mary Scanlon all from Tralee at Tour de Munster’s Official Charity Partnership Announcement event at Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre, Tralee on Saturday, April 22nd.
Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster Branches are again the main beneficiary of this year's charity cycle which takes place from August 10th – 13th. A new addition to this year’s Tour de Munster is the option for cyclists to select their own beneficiary and raise awareness for it. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. NO FEE FOR REPRO

PHOTOS: More From The Down Syndrome Kerry Fun Day At Ballyseedy

April 25, 2017 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

  A GREAT Family Fun Day was held at Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre in association with the Kerry Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland on Saturday. Details of the charity partnership, that sees the 17th annual Tour De Munster Charity Cycle once again “share the journey” with Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster […]

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‘Kerry For Choice’ Calls On Government To Set A Date For Referendum

‘Kerry For Choice’ Calls On Government To Set A Date For Referendum

April 25, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

THE Kerry for Choice group has issued a statement calling on the government to set a date for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment. “The recommendations from the Citizens’ Assembly once again show that there is a need for choice and change. The government must now respect the will of […]

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Gardaí Issue Appeal On RTE After Sexual Assault In Tralee

Gardaí Issue Appeal On RTE After Sexual Assault In Tralee

April 24, 2017 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

GARDAI have issued an appeal on RTE’s Crimecall programme tonight, after a sexual assault in Tralee  last year. Back August 2016, a woman was walking home in the Monavalley area at about 3am when a light-coloured metallic three-door Fiat Punto Hatchback pulled up alongside her. The driver tried to speak to her  but […]

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Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys To Meet In Relegation Playoff

Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys To Meet In Relegation Playoff

April 24, 2017 at 9:50 pm 0 comments

IT’LL be a case of old town rivalries renewed this weekend as Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys have been drawn to meet again. And there’s a lot at stake too in the first round of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship relegation playoff, as the winner will secure senior championship football for […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Seniors  We played host to Kenmare in the first round of the Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship in Strand Road on Sunday 23rd April 2017 and disappointingly exited the Championship after a 1 point defeat 1-13 to 1-14. We were forced to lineout without David Moran,John Ferguson Con Barrett & […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

ONLINE REGISTRATION: The online registration site for the new GAA Membership Card and grma rewards programme is now live. Austin Stacks Club Members who are over 18 years can register for the programme at www.gaa.ie/grma. Registered Members will receive their official GAA Membership Card personalised with their name, club and GAA membership […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02, 03, 09 & 28. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Darren O Callaghan c/o Poff Motors, Terry and Annette Boyle Derrymore, Jack Lawlor Ballyheigue, John Moynihan Camp and Mary Reidy Blennerville. Next […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Senior: Churchill will be looking to book their place in the Semi-Final of the Junior Premier Championship when they make the short journey into Na Gaeil on Saturday evening. This is another tough draw following on from our impressive win over Ballydonoghue last time out. Throw-In for this one is […]

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Na Gaeil

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

  Seniors    Na Gaeil play Churchill in the quarter Final of the Premier Junior Championship at home in Killeen on Saturday next at 6.30pm. Minors    Na Gaeil played Round 4 of the County League away to Firies on Tuesday evening last. With the Division 1 points table being so tight between four teams […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Minor County league Semi Final BALLYMAC 1—14 FOSSA 4—9 We played Fossa at home in the County League semi.final last Friday evening.Played in a sporting manner throughout with refree Seamus Mulvihill and his team doing a fine job. A difficult start to each half along with injuries to key players […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Lotto Jackpot Results for Friday April 21st: Drawn numbers were: 6, 12, and 28 with 15 being the bonus number. We had no winner of our jackpot or a match 3. Our lucky consolation prize winners were: €50 each to Denis Casey, Annascaul and Declan Kenny, 7, Ballyoughtragh Heights. €25 […]

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John Mitchels

John Mitchels GAA Club News

April 24, 2017 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

U12 LADIES: Our U12 ladies had a good win against Finuge St Senans in Round 3 of the North Kerry League Division 2. We play Na Gaeil on Monday 24th in Na Gaeil and Beale Ballyduff on Thursday 27th April in Ballyseedy. All the girls are really progressing well under […]

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An Garda Síochána

Vehicle Set Alight In Tralee Estate At The Weekend

April 24, 2017 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information after a car was set alight in a Tralee estate at the weekend. On Sunday morning at 3.45am at Balloonagh Estate, there was damage done to a grey Toyota Corolla when it was set alight. The fire brigade were called out to […]

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Mall To Close To Traffic After May Bank Holiday Weekend

Mall To Close To Traffic After May Bank Holiday Weekend

April 24, 2017 at 3:38 pm 2 comments

THE Mall will close to traffic from mid-morning on Tuesday, May 2, according to Kerry County Council, but Denny Street won’t be a two-way until May 22. The closure of the Mall to traffic — which was originally scheduled to happen today, April 24 — is to allow for the construction of a […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries Around Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries Around Tralee

April 24, 2017 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating burglaries in Tralee over the past week. In Upper Castle Street, between Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16, the storage area of a house was broken into and a number of tools were stolen, including  two Hitachi hammers – a green one and a yellow and […]

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Nellie Foley, from Killarney, Co. Kerry has won €53,000 including a holiday on last Saturdays (22nd April 2017) National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.  Pictured here at the presentation of the winning cheques were from left to right: Mr.  XXX  National Lottery ticket selling agent, Ms. Feng YU Chen, the News Stop, Ballally Shopping Centre, Dublin 16, Marty Whelan, Winning Streak game show co-host; Nellie Foley, the winning recipient; Michael Hayes, Head of Marketing, The National Lottery and Sinead Kennedy, Winning Streak game show co-host. The winning ticket was bought from Topaz garage. Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Nellie Scoops €53,000 On Winning Streak Show

April 24, 2017 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

  LUCKY Kerry Woman Nellie Foley from Killarney, scooped €53,000 in Saturday’s National Lottery Winning Streak TV Game show. All of Nellie’s family were supporting her in the audience of Winning Streak last weekend, including some of her 17 grandchildren. Nellie Foley celebrated her 90th birthday last November and is from Barleymount overlooking the lakes […]

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Presentation Students Reach National Final Of SEAI Competition

Presentation Students Reach National Final Of SEAI Competition

April 24, 2017 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

A TEAM of Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School has reached the National final of the SEAI One Good Idea competition which will be held in Croke park on May 16. The ‘Locally Grown Is Better Known” science project involves Ciara Boyd, Blaithnaid Cotter, Rebecca Duggan and Eimear Allard. They […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys Bow Out Of Club Championship

PHOTO GALLERY: Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys Bow Out Of Club Championship

April 24, 2017 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

THERE was disappointment for both Tralee clubs in the opening round of the Castleisland Mart senior club championship yesterday. Kerins O’Rahillys went down at home to Kenmare by the minimum, 1-13 to 1-14, while over in Lewis Road, Killarney, the defending champions Austin Stacks were beaten by rivals Dr Crokes. […]

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The Kerry hurling side defeated by Meath. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT: Royals Upset Kerry In Leinster Championship

April 24, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran was in Navan yesterday to see Kerry defeated by Meath in the Leinster Hurling Championship Round Robin series…. Meath 3-20 Kerry 2-17 Meath caused a major upset by defeating Kerry in the Leinster round robin series in Navan on Sunday when the carried on the winning ways they developed […]

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Gardaí In Tralee Make Arrest After Car Crashes Into Wall

Gardaí In Tralee Make Arrest After Car Crashes Into Wall

April 24, 2017 at 9:59 am 1 comment

GARDAI made an arrest yesterday afternoon following an incident where a car crashed into a wall in Killerisk/Manor area, near the Applegreen Service Station. According to the Garda Síochána – Cork, Kerry & Limerick – Southern Region Facebook page, the driver of the car left the scene on foot but was […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 23, 2017 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Fine weather for being out on the bike… @30daysofbiking a […]

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