Articles by: Dermot Crean

Premiere Of Film On Ardfert To Take Place In Siamsa Next Week

Premiere Of Film On Ardfert To Take Place In Siamsa Next Week

November 15, 2018 at 10:51 am 0 comments

A SCREENING of the new offering from local film producer, James McCarthy and his wife Catherine, featuring the village of Ardfert will take place next week. The two hour film ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’ was two years in the making. The village is steeped in history, from St Brendan […]

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Parnells To Launch Adult Camogie And Plan To Compete In Men’s U21 Competitions

Parnells To Launch Adult Camogie And Plan To Compete In Men’s U21 Competitions

November 15, 2018 at 10:42 am 0 comments

TRALEE Parnells aims to start playing Under 21 men’s hurling next year, which is the beginning of the natural progression of competing in adult competitions in the years ahead. Following a recent meeting of 2018 minors mentors, parents and club officers, Tralee Parnells are now making plans for men to compete […]

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Santa is back in Manor West Shopping Centre from this weekend.

Santa Claus Arrives In Manor West This Weekend

November 15, 2018 at 10:13 am 0 comments

WITH the festive season well and truly upon us, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is certainly embracing the Christmas spirit. As part of the centre’s fantastic line up of free events in the run up to Christmas, Santa Claus will be at the centre on Saturday, November 17 […]

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Thomas, Gavin and Adam taking part in Science Day at Scoil Eoin on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Pupils Enjoy Experimenting On Science Day

November 14, 2018 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

IT’S a day when children from Scoil Eoin can get messy and learn about science at the same time. Science Day saw hundreds of pupils take part in the school hall and they had great fun as the event’s coordinator, teacher Aileen Griffin, explained. “Classes third to sixth, about 350 […]

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People Wanted For Filming Of RTE TV Series At Cara Credit Union

People Wanted For Filming Of RTE TV Series At Cara Credit Union

November 14, 2018 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

ALLEYCATS Films, a film production company based in Derry, are coming to Tralee to film an exciting new TV series based on credit union lending called “The Borrowers” set to air on RTE 1 in Spring 2019. “The Borrowers” will follow credit union members across Ireland as they apply for […]

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Head of English Language Studies at Castel Education Denise Healy and lecturer Cormac McCarthy with Omani student Ali Alghaithi taking part in International Day at the college on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Day To Celebrate Culture At IT Tralee International Day

November 14, 2018 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

THERE was music, dancing and plenty of exotic dishes as students from countries all over the world took part in international Day in the ITT. It’s an annual event where students express and display their culture, norms and traditions to all students and staff in the college. Students from Kuwait, […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students who took part in the 24 hour challenge with teacher Máire Ní Laocha. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Students Take Part In #Gaeilge24 Challenge

November 14, 2018 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

AROUND 12o students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí took their work home with them, so to speak, when they took part in the #Gaeilge24 event yesterday. The students spoke Irish from 9am on Tuesday to 9am on Wednesday as part of the Conradh Na Gaeilge organised challenge as teacher Máire Ní Laocha […]

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Ogie Moran ITT, AIB Tralee Branch Manager Stephen Stack, David Moran of Casey Stephenson, Barry O'Shea AIB, Ollie Mangan AIB, Kevin McCarthy of Garvey Group, Patrick McElligott of McElligott's Oakpark and Head of AIB Kerry Sean Healy at the AIB Lunchtime Economic Seminar at the Ashe Hotel on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: AIB’s Chief Economist Speaks In Tralee On ‘Economic Outlook In Uncertain Times’

November 14, 2018 at 10:19 am 0 comments

BUSINESSPEOPLE in Tralee heard some interesting insights into what the economic future may hold at a special event organised by AIB on Tuesday. Taking place in The Ashe Hotel, AIB’s Chief Economist Oliver Mangan gave his ‘Economic Outlook In Uncertain Times’ talk to over 100 people who gathered for the […]

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Paudie Lynch with his painting and daughter Aoife Lynch at the official opening of Tralee Art Group's new exhibition in Tralee Library on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Art Group Surpasses Itself With Amazing New Exhibition

November 14, 2018 at 9:25 am 1 comment

FROM Elvis to Munster rugby, Banna Sea Rescue to dolphins, you’ll find these the subject of amazing artwork at Tralee Library from now until the end of the month. Tralee Art Group’s new exhibition, entitled “Out of the Blue”, was officially opened last night by Mary Greene, Arts Officer at […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

November 13, 2018 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Training continues at usual times and venues Upcoming Fixtures in Lee Strand County Leagues 15/11 U12 Div1 Boys Team1 Imperials v KCYMS Mounthawk 20-00 U12 Div3 Boys Pool2 Imperials v Ballybunion Mounthawk 19-00 Academy Div1 Girls Imperials Diamonds v St.Brendans Green Mounthawk 18-00 16/11 U14 Div1 Girls Glenbeigh v Imperials […]

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The November Handicap Competition in Badminton commenced in Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre Sunday 11 November.
This photograph shows the winners and runners up  of the Division 4 Competition,
Edel Kenny Co Treasurer presenting Josie Gilbert,  Ballyheigue & Cathal Donovan,  Annascaul with their prizes along with Kevin O'Mahony,  Ballyheigue and Rita McCarthy,  Listowel.

Kerry Badminton Association News

November 13, 2018 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Badminton News by Colm Griffin Sunday saw Kerry badminton season go into full flight with the hosting of the November handicap competition at Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre. An impressive 110 players across the 5 divisions in the county participated in the event and competition was quite intense with 3 […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

November 13, 2018 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

END OF SEASON: Junior Football: Our B team had a reasonably good season culminating in winning two out of the four trophies in which they contested – winning of the Junior Co. Championship (The McElligott Cup) and the Town League. They had a good win against Rathmore in the McElligott […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

November 13, 2018 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

  SCÓLÁIREACHTÍ GAELTACHTA: (i) Our club received two Gaeltacht scholarships this summer. These scoláireachtaí amounted to c.€340. Ní beag an méid sin! Thanks must go to the GAA (TDB, KY County Board, Comhairle na Mumhan) for this continued support for our club’s juvenile members/players and their supportive parents who understand […]

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IT Tralee’s SVP Society To Hold ‘Masquerade Ball’ Fundraiser

IT Tralee’s SVP Society To Hold ‘Masquerade Ball’ Fundraiser

November 13, 2018 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

THE IT Tralee St. Vincent de Paul Society are holding a ‘Masquerade Ball’ in Ballyroe Heights Hotel next month to help their students. The ball on Thursday, December 6, is in aid of St. Vincent de Paul and the money raised will go directly back into helping less fortunate students […]

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WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk Needs Your Help To Win Science Competition

WATCH: Mercy Mounthawk Needs Your Help To Win Science Competition

November 13, 2018 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

MERCY Secondary School Mounthawk have been shortlisted as 1 of 10 finalists in the Saffron Travel 2018/2019 Science Competition. This is a nation-wide competition. The team, made up of ten 2nd year students, were given a question to answer: “How will we pay for our roads in the future?” The […]

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Ciara Dolan presenting 'Wild Kids'.

Tralee Woman To Talk About Presenting Wildlife Show On RTE Jnr

November 13, 2018 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE woman will speak about her experience as  TV presenter in one of three events in the IT Tralee’s  ‘Film Makers Meet Wildlife In Kerry’ mini-festival series. Taking place this Wednesday at 7pm in the L108 Lecture Theatre, Solas Building, North Campus, Ciara Dolan, a graduate of BSc(H)in Wildlife Biology will speak of her […]

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Kerry Sinn Féin To Select Local Election Candidates In Coming Week

Kerry Sinn Féin To Select Local Election Candidates In Coming Week

November 13, 2018 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold selection conventions for the Tralee, Castleisland, Killarney, Kenmare and Listowel Local Election Areas in the coming week. First up are the Killarney and Kenmare areas on Thursday 15th November at the Manor Inn Killorglin where delegates will select candidates to run in each area. On the following […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Kerry

November 13, 2018 at 11:03 am 0 comments

WHILE the weather looks good for later on in the week, we’ll have to get over a bit of rain first. Met Eireann has just issued a Status Yellow Rainfall warning for Kerry and Cork for later this evening. Heavy rain expected giving totals of 25 to 40 mm, with […]

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Trees cut back in Day Place.

Trees Cut Back At Day Place ‘On Health And Safety Grounds’

November 13, 2018 at 9:51 am 2 comments

IF you were travelling down past Staughton’s Row yesterday you might have noticed a bit of a change. The trees on Day Place near the Dominican church have been cut back and the difference is striking, especially when compared to when the trees are in full leaf as you can […]

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Santa Claus is joined by Tigger, Shimmer & Shine, Winnie the Pooh and Alice to launch Santaland at CH and the Christmas parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christmas In Tralee Will Truly Begin With The CH Parade And Santaland

November 13, 2018 at 9:49 am 0 comments

IT’S only six weeks away and excitement is already building for the annual CH Tralee Christmas parade. It’s an event which is seen as the official start of the Christmas in the town and hundreds line the route where Santa and Mrs Claus, along with many familiar characters, arrive on […]

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Pupils from Scoil Eoin students council presented a cheque to Marisa Reidy of Recovery Haven on Monday morning.

Pupils Raise Over €1,000 For Recovery Haven Thanks To Halloween Fundraiser

November 13, 2018 at 9:49 am 0 comments

SCOIL Eoin, Balloonagh, held a Halloween Fancy Dress Day on Thursday, October 25 to raise funds for ‘Recovery Haven’. Children came to school wearing amazing creative Halloween costumes on the day (which you can see by clicking here) and brought in a donation of €2 each. On Monday morning, the […]

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Utilitywise Energy Cost Savings ‘Fit The Bill’ For Tralee Chamber Alliance Members

Utilitywise Energy Cost Savings ‘Fit The Bill’ For Tralee Chamber Alliance Members

November 13, 2018 at 9:48 am 0 comments

MEMBERS of Tralee Chamber Alliance are set to benefit from a new partnership that will allow local businesses take control of their energy bills and potentially make monthly savings worth thousands of euro. Tralee Chamber Alliance has teamed-up with Utilitywise to help its members get the right deal and energy […]

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Stefan Okunbor being presented with a Na Gaeil signed jersey by senior team manager Donie Rooney before he heads off to Australia to play for Geelong Cats. Photo by Joe Hanley

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

40th Anniversary Celebration    Na Gaeil Clubhouse was packed to capacity on Saturday night last to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the club. Over two hundred and fifty people in all attended with one hundred and fifty sitting down to a delicious meal. It was a night to […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

Seniors: Churchill 4-13; Ardfert 0-06. Churchill have qualified for the St Brendan’s Championship Final after a comprehensive semi final win over Ardfert on Sunday afternoon. Churchill trailed by 2 points to 1 early in the contest, before Michael Mixer O’Brien struck two quick fire goals, the second with a neat […]

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People taking part in the Grace Moran Memorial Walk at Kerins O'Rahillys Clubhouse on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

Grace Moran Memorial Walk: 12 months on from the sad and untimely passing of local woman Grace Moran, a huge crowd gathered in Strand Road to remember her in the inaugural Grace Moran Memorial Walk. Despite the early morning rain, a bright and radiant rainbow signalled the start to the […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

Lotto Results 05/11/2018 Lotto Results 05/11/2018 Venue: Ballygarry Hotel Jackpot: €7,200 Numbers Drawn : 2, 3, 22, 24 NO WINNER Lucky Dip Winners …. 1. Johnny Leen Ballymac 2. Mary Landers c/o Tony Marshall 3. Mags O Halloran Ballyheigue 4. John Duggan c/o Tom Leen 5. Noreen Enright Castleisland Seller: […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

John Mitchels Annual General Meeting: Please note that the AGM will take place at 12.00 noon Saturday December 1st 2018 in Chamfers Club House, John Joe Sheehy Road. Nominations and Motions to be sent to Club Secretary, John Mitchels Complex, Ballyseedy, Tralee by 6.00 p.m. Friday November 16th 2018. UPCOMING […]

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The minors who were the opening act.

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

BATTLE OF THE PARISH : Now that the dust has begun to settle after a brilliant weekend of entertainment and fun as part of Battle of the Parish 2, we would like to begin to thank some of the people that supported the event. Firstly our Team Sponsors, all 24 […]

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St Pats

St Pat’s GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 04, 10, 11 & 22. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Kathleen Mason c/o Tony Casey, Cathal Moriarty Curraheen, David Stere c/o Keane’s Bar, Anthony O Connor c/o Betty’s Bar and Mary Lyons […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

November 12, 2018 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

Tralee Adult Camogie Revival Launch Night Fri Nov 23rd: Tralee Parnells will officially launch the revival of adult camogie in the Tralee area on Friday, November 23 at 8:00PM at the Meadowlands Hotel. We welcome potential players, aged 16 and upwards; there is no maximum age limit; no previous experience is […]

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