Articles by: Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

July 10, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

The Austin Stack Club Juvenile Notes     Club Aibhistín de Staic FAOI 6: (i) We will NOT have football on Sunday morning….sos beag! (ii) Training as usual on Thursday at 5.45pm (go 6.45pm) i gCathair Sailí. (iii) We’ll pay a return visit to our Ballymac opponents in a few weeks….looking forward […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 10, 2018 at 10:03 pm 0 comments

Captains Charity Day – Saturday  7th July 2018 1st Robert O’Brien, Don Nolan, David Nolan, Jerry O’Shea 93pts 2nd Derek Bulman, Ken West, Moss O’Connor, Daniel O’Connor 92pts 3rd Antoinette Sayers, Tom O’Driscoll, Colm O’Connor, Padraig Sayers 87pts Nearest The Pin – Pierce Wall 14” – 7th Hole Longest Drive […]

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Members of Ardfert Youth Club receiving their Online Competition Winner award from Joanne Vance, Community Programmes Manager and Sarah Chadwick, Cancer Prevention Officer at the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth Awards 2018.

Ardfert Club Wins X-HALE Youth Award For Short Film

July 10, 2018 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

ARDFERT Youth Club from Kerry has been awarded the Online Community prize at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2018. The group scooped the award for the most views on YouTube of its short film “Think Twice” which was showcased at the recent event in the Helix in Dublin. […]

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Siamsa Tíre Wins Award For Environmental Efforts

Siamsa Tíre Wins Award For Environmental Efforts

July 10, 2018 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

SIAMSA Tire has won the ‘Best Newcomer’ award at Julie’s Bicycle Creative Green Awards on Monday night in London. Julie’s Bicycle is a London based charity that supports the creative community to act on climate change and environmental sustainability. Just last month, Siamsa Tíre became the first theatre in Ireland to achieve […]

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ALL SET FOR THE SADDLE! Pictured are Donie McCannon and Joan O' Regan both from Tralee at the official launch of Rediscover Cycling in Tralee today, 9th July 2018. Rediscover Cycling is a unique older adult bike hire programme created by Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership aimed at older adults residing or visiting Co. Kerry. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. NO FEE FOR REPRO. For further info: Córa Carrigg, KRSP, 066 718 4766 or 087 204 3631, cora.carrigg@kerrycoco.ie

New Bike Hire Programme To Get Young At Heart Cycling In Tralee

July 10, 2018 at 11:22 am 0 comments

AN older adult bike hire programme, called Rediscover Cycling, was officially launched by Chairperson of Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership Mr. Jimmy Deenihan on Monday at Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre. Rediscover Cycling for the Young at Heart, is an affordable priced bike hire scheme aimed at older adults residing in […]

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The bridge at Killeen which is too narrow for large vehicles to pass over.

Sat Nav Sending Trucks To Oakpark Bridge Too Narrow To Pass

July 10, 2018 at 9:49 am 2 comments

A COUNCILLOR called for a sign to be erected to prevent large trucks going down a road where there is a bridge too narrow for them to pass. Sinn Fein Cllr Pa Daly brought the motion to the Council at the last meeting of Tralee Municipal District council asking for […]

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Increase In People Contacting Local Samaritans Branch This Year

Increase In People Contacting Local Samaritans Branch This Year

July 10, 2018 at 9:43 am 0 comments

THE Kerry Branch of Samaritans are holding an event in the Meadowlands Hotel this Friday at 7.30pm. The event comes as the local branch reveals that to date in 2018, they have received 14,700 contacts. These contacts include telephone calls, SMS  message and face to face callers to the branch […]

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Kerry Carers Of Family Members With Dementia Wanted For NUI Galway Study

Kerry Carers Of Family Members With Dementia Wanted For NUI Galway Study

July 10, 2018 at 9:41 am 0 comments

THE Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway are leading the first ever study in Ireland looking at supports and services available for people with dementia and their families following a recent diagnosis. The study aims to recruit informal carers from Kerry, often family members, who […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: The first of our three remaining rounds of the Co. League goes ahead in Connolly Park on next Saturday evening (14th July) with a visit from Listowel Emmets for a 7.30pm start. After that we play two of the other teams who, along with ourselves, are battling for […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

  Seniors    Na Gaeil play Kenmare Shamrocks in Round 9 of the Senior County League on Saturday next July 14th at 7.30pm in Kenmare. Minor Football Championship    St. Brendans will play West Kerry in Round 3 of the Minor Football Championship on Thursday July 12th at 7pm in Castlegregory. U10    […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 08, 12 & 28. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Bridget Boyle Derrymore, JJ Murphy Derrymore, Tom, Ciaran Sears Clahane, N+D Ashe Keel and Kelley Daly The Kerries. Next week’s Lotto will […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

Seniors: A break from the  action this weekend as we gear up for the last rounds of the league. The league table shows us in 2nd spot on 11 points with only points difference separating us from An Ghaeltacht. The points difference is marked however  as we are + 16 […]

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U12 mixed team for the Jack Rahilly Memorial Blitz

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

  Ballymac Senior Fixtures Ballymac will take on Ardfert on Friday the 13th of July at 7.30pm in Ballymac in Round 9 of The County League. Make sure and come along in what is will be a great game. Lotto Results 2/7/2018 Jackpot €5,400 Venue – Halfway Bar Numbers Drawn […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Darragh Caplis and Sean Broderick . Both boys are on the under 15 North Kerry development squad  and got to the final in the Munster Humphrey Kelleher  Cup on Saturday the 7th July. Co League 2018 – Round 9 John Mitchels v Rathmore July 14th @ 7.30 […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

CÚL CAMPS : Hurling Cúl Camp will take place in Abbeydorney from 23rd to 27th July. Cost is €60 per child with reductions for additional members of families. Open to primary school children, boys and girls between 6 and 13 years of age. Monday’s to Friday’s, 10.00a.m. – 2.30p.m. daily. […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Minors vs Lixnaw: Round 1 of the 1B Minor County League sees Parnells minors face Lixnaw.  In previous meetings, Lixnaw won comfortably at home, then a few weeks later Parnells seemed to have turned their fortunes around, earning a lead that saw them several points around the end of regulation, only […]

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Stephen O'Brien lets fly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Details Of Kerry Sides In Action This Weekend

July 9, 2018 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

THE full All-Ireland senior football championship Super 8 fixtures for next weekend were confirmed on Monday afternoon and tickets are now on sale. As we all knew, Kerry play Galway in Croke Park at 4pm, a game that clashes with the World Cup Final which kicks off at the same […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Public Meeting: Milltown Castlemaine GAA Field Development Information: We had a wonderful turnout at our public information meeting on Monday last. There was a very positive feedback to the proposed development of our club facilities, which will be phased out over a 3 year period. We are privileged to have […]

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SPONSORED: Coláiste Íde Has Availability For 5th Year Transition Programme

SPONSORED: Coláiste Íde Has Availability For 5th Year Transition Programme

July 9, 2018 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

  Coláiste Íde has availability for students who wish to spend a year improving their grasp of the Irish language prior to embarking on the Leaving Certificate. Coláiste Íde is an all-Irish 7 day boarding school for girls situated close to Dingle town. Renowned for its high standard of post-Primary […]

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Grace Sheehan and Louise McCarthy, both Special Needs Teachers, on hand to help Killarney Valley Classic & Vintage club members, who restored a 1989 Land Rover 90,  putting it to the test on Rossbeigh Beach, Co Kerry,  giving the Land Rover a whole new lease of life, all in the name of charity. John Coffey, left and Tom Leslie, together with members exhaustingly worked over 300 hours on the classic Land Rover. The club sourced the old Land Rover in Cork. The vehicle had been off the road since 2002 , with only 82,000 miles on the clock.Benefitting this year from the proceeds are Down Syndrome Kerry and Recovery Haven Cancer Support Group. Tickets cost €10 each and are available online at www.killarneyvintage.com.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***09/07/2018

Win A Land Rover And Help Out Recovery Haven And Down Syndrome Kerry

July 9, 2018 at 3:32 pm 1 comment

A VINTAGE car club has restored an old Land Rover and will raffle it in aid of Recovery Haven and Down Syndrome Kerry later this year. It was a labour of love for The Killarney Valley Classic & Vintage club, who have restored the 1989 Land Rover 90, and put […]

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REPRO FREE - Erika Fox, top Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger/YouTuber, aka Retro Flame will choose the Best Dressed Lady at the 2018 Rose of Tralee Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday 19th August. A Glenbeigh-native, Erika is currently based in New York. Through blogging, she has worked with brands such as Tom Ford, Google, Land Rover USA, Vera Wang & Samsung. She has also been featured in a wide range of national and international publications including Teen Vogue, Seventeen and The Sunday Time STYLE Magazine. Her current overall fan-base is now at almost 200,000 followers. Erika will also Co judge the 2018 Rose of Tralee Designer of the Year Awards which will be sponsored this year by The Zipyard. Tickets to the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show are available from www.roseoftralee.ie and the Rose of Tralee App.”
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Top Model And Fashion Expert To Make Rose Fashion Show A Must For Ladies

July 9, 2018 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

ONE of the most popular events at the Rose of Tralee Festival is getting a make-over with a major emphasis on providing the ultimate girls’ night out experience at this year’s Fashion Show on Sunday, August 19. Ireland’s super model, Alannah Beirne will star as the special guest on the […]

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Call For Commemorative Plaque To Mark Site Of Old Creamery

Call For Commemorative Plaque To Mark Site Of Old Creamery

July 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has called on the Council to do something to mark the site of the old creamery at the laneway at Church Street. Cllr Norma Foley, who is also Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, put forward her motion at the recent meeting of Tralee Municipal District. Continued below… Cllr […]

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You can hit some great family resorts from Kerry Airport this summer.

SPONSORED: From City Breaks To Fun In The Sun, Summer Escapes From Kerry Airport

July 9, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THIS summer why not fly local as there is so much to choose from at Kerry Airport when it comes to booking the perfect getaway. Fly direct to Portugal’s Algarve coast with the Kerry to Faro route with Ryanair twice weekly from Kerry Airport. The Algarve region is Portugal’s southernmost […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 8, 2018 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. 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… It’s been nice for golfers… The scenery alone is worth […]

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Penny for your Thoughts…Anto ‘Butch’ Cronin, pedaling his Penny Farthing passed Breens ‘Open House’ at Kelly’s Cross, Sneem. Anto is cycling for the Ian O’Connell Trust, in the 35th Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, Ireland’s Biggest Charity event, the 175 km cycle has raised over 15 million for 150 charities, supported by 1400 volunteers on the route.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Perfect Day For The Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

July 8, 2018 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 35th year of the Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle was surely one of the best as around 7,000 riders enjoyed some fantastic weather. With many taking off at 7.30am — and some as early as 4.30am — it was dry and sunny with cyclists in high spirits as they […]

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Rent A Room To IT Tralee Students And Earn Extra Income

Rent A Room To IT Tralee Students And Earn Extra Income

July 8, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee is encouraging people in the town and beyond to look at a scheme where people can earn extra income by taking in a student. Under the Irish government’s Rent A Room scheme you can rent out a spare room in your house, tax-free, if the income does […]

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Roger Harty: The Importance Of The Word ‘Abstract’

Roger Harty: The Importance Of The Word ‘Abstract’

July 8, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

OK, this article is a little tricky, but that’s ok with me because the word ‘Abstract’ is a little tricky. Useful quote: If you change the way you look at the world; the world you look at changes – Wayne Dyer. Right let’s get down to business. If I asked most […]

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Launching the Summer Stars programme at Castleisland Library on Friday, l-r: Tommy O’Connor (County Librarian), Dawn Kavanagh (Dogs Trust), John Breen (Director of Services), Cllr Bobby O’Connell, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley, Eileen Murphy (Librarian). 

Libraries Launch Summer Stars Reading Adventure

July 7, 2018 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

LIBRARIES across Kerry are inviting children to participate in a fantastic adventure that will keep them busy with reading throughout the school summer holidays – the Summer Stars Reading Adventure. Each year Kerry Library runs summer reading programmes for primary school children to promote literacy development during the holidays and […]

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Aidan O'Mahony, bursts out from the back

Aidan To Relive His Special Moments In Croker On Stadium Tour Next Weekend

July 7, 2018 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ANYONE thinking of going up to Dublin early for the Kerry v Galway game can enjoy a tour of Croke Park with a five-time All-Ireland medal winner. Legendary former Kerry player Aidan O’Mahony will return to headquarters on Saturday July 14th at 11am, treating GAA fans to an exclusive tour […]

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Starters orders… At the official starting  line for the Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, on Beech Road, Killarney,  the Inspirational Ian O’Connell, had the honour of raising the Flag with Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach Killarney Muncipal District Cllr John Sheahan, also at the starting line was Ian’s Mum Nora O’Connell, Carer Kitty Scannell, Aidan Bergin, and  Dignitaries Bishop Ray Browne, Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle Founder Denis Geaney, PRO Cathal Walsh, Lily of Killarney, Carmel O’Leary, Old Velos Brendan Hennessy.The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is celebrating 35 years’ as Irelands largest one-day charity fundraising event. Over the past 35 years, we’ve raised almost €15 million for 150 charity organisations through the annual support of participating cyclists and volunteers.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Ian Sees Participants Set Off On Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

July 7, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 7,000 people set off this morning on the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle with a brave young man from Killarney among those cheering them on at the start. Ian O’Connell, who sustained life-changing injuries when he fell from his bike last August, was there with his family to watch […]

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