Articles by: Dermot Crean

10,000 Contraband Cigarettes Seized In Kerry

10,000 Contraband Cigarettes Seized In Kerry

March 22, 2017 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

REVENUE officers carried out a search under warrant of a house in the Killorglin area and uncovered 10,000 contraband cigarettes branded ‘Marlboro Red’ yesterday. The cigarettes, with a retail value of around €5,500 and representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €4,400, were seized. A Polish couple, a man […]

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A scene from 'Making It'.

Kerry Film To Get Charity Screening In Tralee Omniplex Next Week

March 22, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

A FILM made in Kerry is to get special charity screenings in Listowel, Tralee and Killarney over the next few weeks. “Making It”  is a full length feature film which was written, directed and produced here in Kerry by current trainees and former trainees at the National Digital Skills Centre at […]

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Mommy Moments: Now That Baby Has Arrived…

Mommy Moments: Now That Baby Has Arrived…

March 22, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Our parenting columnist, Jennifer Kissane, on what you need just after baby is born… FOLLOWING on from my last article about packing the hospital bag essentials, I’m going to look at what you need when baby arrives. I know it’s hard to resist, when you are surrounded by cuteness and you are bursting […]

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New Appointment At The Rose Hotel

New Appointment At The Rose Hotel

March 22, 2017 at 10:44 am 2 comments

THE Rose Hotel has appointed Madeleine Doyle as Conference and Banqueting Manager. Madeleine has gained valuable experience within Ireland since graduating from the London College of Music and Media with a Diploma in Piano Teaching and Performance 2006. Following this, Madeleine taught piano at The Kingdom Music Academy for six years. […]

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Daroka in Ballybunion.

Top Kerry Restaurants Announced At Regional Awards

March 22, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

A BALLYBUNION business won Best Restaurant in Kerry, while renowned eateries from all over the county were also honoured (see list below) at an awards ceremony in Limerick last night. The Munster regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel where 60 awards were presented to […]

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Tralee Boxing Club News

Tralee Boxing Club News

March 21, 2017 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

  By Donie Jack Griffin Tralee Boxing Club members headed to Mitchelstown Co.Cork for All Ireland weigh-ins with Johnathon & Patrick McCarthy. Thankfully all went well and both boys made their weights after a hard slog all week, while most 14 & 15 year olds were celebrating St Patricks weekend, these […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

March 21, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) Our Under 6/8/10 boys have moved to the great outdoors and will be in Caherslee on Sundays for the season. All action will commence at 11am ar an Domhnach. Tá séasúr peile an tsamhraidh tosaithe! Yipí! (ii) On April 1st, Lá na nAmadán, we will travel to […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

March 21, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

UPCOMING FIXTURES 27/3/17 Boys U14 Div2 TK Cougars vTralee Imperials Killarney 18-10 RECENT RESULTS 15/3 Girls U12 Div3 Imperials 11 TK Cougars 27 Boys U12 Div2 St. Josephs 47 Imperials 21 14/3 Boys U14 Div2 St. Brendans 15 Imperials 26 12/3 Girls U14 Div1 Caherciveen 25 Imperials 29 Girls U14 […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

March 21, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Sunday 19th March Mens Spring League sponsored by the Castle Bar Team Danny Leen beat Team Pat O’Meara Team Kieran O’Callaghan beat Team Matt Corridan Well done to all participants. The conditions were not easy but great golf was played , and the banter in the bar afterwards suggests that the […]

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Members of St Brendans Park Fc at the St Patricks Day Parade

St Brendan’s Park FC News

March 21, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

By Club PRO, Tommy Naughton  SFAI U13 Regional Cup Final ; On Saturday next March 25th our U13A side will host Limerick side Aishling Annacotty in the U13 Regional Cup Final. The game will take place at Christy Leahy Park with a 2-00pm kick off . We are asking all members and supporters […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

March 21, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES RESULTS Leestrand Boys U12 Division 2 St. Brendan’s 44 Caherciveen 21 Having lost the plate final to Caherciveen by 3pts, St. Brendan’s were eager to try and reverse the result at home. Brendan’s got off to a bright start with Brian O’Donnell opening the scoring […]

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The Mall Will Close To Traffic In Late April

The Mall Will Close To Traffic In Late April

March 21, 2017 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

THE Mall is set to close to traffic from April 24 and won’t reopen to vehicles until November when the transformation of the area is complete. In a press briefing on Monday, Kerry County Senior Engineer, Eamon Scanlan, outlined the timeline of works for the town centre. The contractors are on schedule to complete works […]

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Cork v Kerry U21 Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

Cork v Kerry U21 Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

March 21, 2017 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

  IF you can’t make the trip to Páirc Uí Rinn in Cork next week, TG4 are coming to the rescue. TG4 has announced the launching of a new on-line streaming service that will provide live free to view coverage world-wide containing an attractive fixture list of GAA matches. And […]

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Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Ferris.

Deputy Ferris Pays Tribute To ‘Friend And Comrade’ Martin McGuinness

March 21, 2017 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has paid tribute to Martin McGuinness who sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning. Speaking at Leinster House today Deputy Ferris said; “I know I speak on behalf of all Kerry Republicans when I say we have not only lost a great Irish […]

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Business, Sport And Community Groups Invited To Launch Of Enterprise Towns Event

Business, Sport And Community Groups Invited To Launch Of Enterprise Towns Event

March 21, 2017 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

A MAJOR event will be held in early May to showcase the town’s businesses, sporting and community groups. The Bank Of Ireland ‘Tralee Enterprise Town Event’ on May 5/6 will see 120 Tralee business stands and 120 Tralee sport and community stands pitch up at the Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre. […]

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Work On New Taxi Rank To Begin Next Week

Work On New Taxi Rank To Begin Next Week

March 21, 2017 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

WORK will begin next week on a new taxi rank at the car park next to Boots/Tesco town centre. The rank will have around 14 spaces and will stretch along the side of the Boots building and around the corner into the Abbey car park. It will be ready by the […]

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Bridge Street Work Will Have To Wait A While

Bridge Street Work Will Have To Wait A While

March 21, 2017 at 11:54 am 0 comments

BRIDGE Street won’t be part of the first phase of the Tralee town centre works due to commence in May and it may be a while before resurfacing takes place there due to lack of funding. When the plans were initially announced last May, artists impressions of a resurfaced Russell Street […]

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PHOTOS: Busy Couple Of Weeks For TY Students At Presentation Secondary

PHOTOS: Busy Couple Of Weeks For TY Students At Presentation Secondary

March 21, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

THE past couple of  weeks have been quite  busy for Transition Year students at Presentation Secondary School with a number of events taking place. TY students from Presentation Tralee and CBS attended a Lenten talk in the Presentation Primary Hall with Richard Moore organised by the Diocese of Kerry on Tuesday last. […]

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Sharon Browne, Adult Education Officer Kerry ETB; Mr. Owen O’Donnell Director of Further Education and Training with Kerry ETB; Shivaun Shanahan, Adult Education Officer Kerry ETB and Colm McEvoy, CEO of Kerry ETB.

Kerry ETB Looks Forward To Major Fair On Wednesday

March 21, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

THE public are invited to the Kerry ETB FET Fair in the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday to join in a number of workshops, talks and skills demonstrations. Interactive opportunities on the day include a Performance Arts workshop with speakers in the areas of dance, music and music technology. Hairdressing students will […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

March 20, 2017 at 7:56 pm 0 comments

Parnells Launch Night 7th April: April 7th is the night under 6s will join all other age groups in restarting training.  So, our Tralee Parnells 2017 season Official Launch Night will take place at Caherslee Road GAA grounds on Friday evening the 7th of April.  See you there. Easter Camp Tue […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

March 20, 2017 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

Sympathy: We extend sympathy to the Hanafin family, Kilcolman, Milltown on the death of Jackie Hanafin. Two of Jackie’s grandsons Ciarán and Cathal O’ Connor are part of our senior panel. May Jackie enjoy eternal peace and happiness. Mother’s Day: We wish all the mothers in our community a wonderful mother’s […]

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Na Gaeil girls taking part in the parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

March 20, 2017 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

Seniors    Na Gaeil entertained Fossa in Round 1 of the Division 3 County League in Killeen on Sunday afternoon last. Fossa opted to play with the aid of a strong breeze in the opening half but it was Na Gaeil that got off to the better start scoring the first two […]

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An Garda Síochána

Cash, Phone And Passport Handed Into Tralee Garda Station

March 20, 2017 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee have had items handed into the station they would like to see reclaimed by owners. A sum of cash was found in the town and handed into the station, so if you can prove it’s yours call to them. Also, a black samsung phone was handed in. […]

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Ref Admits He Didn’t See Vital Incident In Kerry v Dublin Semi-Final

Ref Admits He Didn’t See Vital Incident In Kerry v Dublin Semi-Final

March 20, 2017 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

SO he didn’t see it after all. While the events of last Saturday’s Kerry v Dublin clash continue to be analysed, the referee in the side’s previous encounter has shed light on a major incident in that game. Peter Crowley was taken out of it in the closing stages of […]

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Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald and Aileen Murphy showing
people around The UN Gift Box today.

‘Gift Box’ Appears In Manor West To Highlight Human Trafficking

March 20, 2017 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

IF you were around Manor West today you might be wondering what a big gift box is doing in the retail park. Well, it’s walk-in structure to  to raise awareness about Human Trafficking. It’s in Tralee as part of a nationwide tour today and Tuesday from 10am-7pm and members of the public […]

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CBS Students Take Part In Apprentice Chef Cook-Off At ITT

CBS Students Take Part In Apprentice Chef Cook-Off At ITT

March 20, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

CBS the Green students Kevin Browne and Cathal Mcloughlin were among nine students who took part in the third day of the apprentice chef cook-offs at IT Tralee on Thursday March 16. Each student had an hour and a half to cook a ‘good mood’ dish that they created based […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Too Strong For Clare In Camogie League Match

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Too Strong For Clare In Camogie League Match

March 20, 2017 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran watched a skilful Kerry side beat Clare in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 3 match in Abbeydorney on Sunday… Kerry 1-15 Clare 0-14 A hugely impressive outing for Kerry Camogie in Abbeydorney, where they were much too powerful and skilful for Clare. The conditions were not ideal for […]

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Anna Sheehy, Nina Mansfield and Helen Finn at the finish on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In Tralee International Marathon Runs

March 19, 2017 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

THE weather wasn’t ideal at the beginning but it didn’t bother the hundreds of runners taking part in the Kerry’s Eye Tralee International Marathon on Saturday. Around 800 took part in the event which consisted of the full, half, 10k and 5k runs and Race Director, Martin O’Sullivan was very […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 19, 2017 at 12:03 pm 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)… Another full house at the complex… Tip off in Tralee […]

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Tralee female Gardai attending the St Patrick's Day Parade in New York 
Garda Lynda Brosnan , garda Helen Healy, Gda Claudine O Sullivan , Gda Eilís O Sullivan , Gda Ann Marie O Sullivan, & Gda Sarah Jennings. Tralee Garda Station

PHOTOS: Tralee’s Finest March In New York St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 19, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

WHILE we were drowned out of it in Tralee on Friday, it was a drier, sunnier affair in the Big Apple for the New York St Patrick’s Day parade. Among the many people from Kerry taking part on the day were representatives from Tralee Garda Station. Gardas Lynda Brosnan, Helen Foley, […]

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