Articles by: Dermot Crean

The St Pats U10 team at the John Mitchels blitz on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Pats GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 04, 19, 24 & 29. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Caroline Clapham c/o Betty’s Bar, Moss O’Donnell Blennerville, James Hanafin Curraheen, Mags Bowler c/o T Casey and Berti Flynn c/o M Sugrue. Next […]

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The Kerins O'Rahilys Under 10 team with coaches David Flaherty, Richie Roche, John O'Connor and Richie Donnelly at the John Mitchels blitz on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Seniors: Following our win last weekend over Dr Crokes, the draw for the quarter finals will see us vie with local divisional side St Brendans ( impressive 3-18 to 1-18 winners over Mid Kerry on Sunday last)  for a place in this year’s semi finals. This promises to be an […]

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The Ballymac U8 team with coaches John Moriarty, Neilus O'Connor, Franic Hobbert, Maurice Brosnan and Thomas Lyons at the John Mitchels blitz on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Lotto Results 10/09/2018 Venue: Ballygarry Hotel Jackpot: €6,400 Numbers Drawn : 1, 10, 23, 26 NO WINNER Lucky Dip Winners …. 1. Fr John Laide Ballydwyer 2. Bobby Howard Tursillagh 3. Teresa Lonergan c/o Tony Marshall 4. Tina O Connor Caherbreagh 5. Tom O Connoll Gortshanavalla Seller: Mannix Post Office […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

U8 & U10 BLITZ: On last Saturday we held our annual U8 and U10 blitz. This was the 17th year we have held this tournament. Over 450 children took part with 12 clubs playing in both age groups. In the U8 age group there was 30 games played with each […]

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The Austin Stacks U8 team at the John Mitchels blitz on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL: We have drawn Dingle in the quarter final of the Co. Championship. In a way this will be an historic meeting as our very first SF Co. Championship game played 90 years ago this year  was against a team named Dingle in Dingle, played on 6th May 1928.We […]

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The Na Gaeil U8 team with coaches Mike Brick, Helen Kelliher, Martin Doyle and Terry McEneaney at the John Mitchels blitz on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

U14    As the season draws to a close, we hosted Ardfert in the final of the St. Brendan’s U14 Championship. Na Gaeil started well getting three points in a row from Edward Sheehy, Jack Doyle and Sean O’Connor before Ardfert scored a goal in the 14th minute. This was immediately […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

U12 : Our U12s were defeated by a strong Ballyduff team last Friday evening in Abbeydorney. Final Score : Abbeydorney 1-04 Ballyduff 6-10. They will play St. Pat’s, Killarney this Friday evening, Sept 21st @ 6.00pm in Abbeydorney. They will also play in the Munster Blitz the following day in Adare, Co. […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 17, 2018 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Fundraising Lotto Jackpot Draw: Our jackpot now stands at €6,200 with €650 on offer for a match 3. We had six lucky consolation prize winners in our latest draw which took place on Friday night last. Drawn numbers were :10,17,21 and the bonus number was 6. Congratulations to our winners […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information After Burglary In Milltown

Gardaí Appeal For Information After Burglary In Milltown

September 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing for information after a burglary in the Milltown area last week. On Monday, September 10, between 8.15am and 8pm, a white transit van with a Northern Ireland registration beginning with SHZ, was seen in the Laharn  area of Milltown and the vehicle is a point of interest […]

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Martin Ferris.

Martin Ferris Welcomes Nomination Of Liadh Ní Riada For President

September 17, 2018 at 3:10 pm 1 comment

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris has welcomed the nomination of Liadh Ní Riada as the Sinn Fein Presidential candidate. Deputy Ferris said: “Liadh Ní Riada received the backing of the Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle yesterday as our candidate in the Presidential election on the 26th of October. “Liadh will […]

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Peter Casey.

Peter Casey Gets Backing From Kerry County Council To Contest Presidential Election

September 17, 2018 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has given backing to businessman Peter Casey contest the Presidential election in October. The Dragons Den panellist was nominated by Cllr Michael Cahill and seconded by Cllr Johnny Healy Rae. He received 14 votes to Gemma O’Doherty’s three and ‘William Delaney 1957-1970’ received four votes. Eleven councillors did not vote […]

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Hozier Announces INEC Date For December

Hozier Announces INEC Date For December

September 17, 2018 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

IRISH singer/songwriter Hozier is to play a date at the INEC in Killarney this December. The internationally acclaimed, multi-platinum selling artist will play five shows in Ireland during the month of December in Dublin, Belfast and finally in Kerry on Thursday, December 20. On Twitter he said: “I’m very excited […]

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Councillors Approve 28 Unit Local Authority Development…Again!

Councillors Approve 28 Unit Local Authority Development…Again!

September 17, 2018 at 11:04 am 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District councillors met on Monday morning to approve a local authority housing development for the second time. On Monday, September 4, Councillors unanimously approved the construction of a 28-unit estate, which will be located in the lands behind Scoil Eoin Primary School, adjacent to Stacks Villas and south […]

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LtoR. Fr. Tadgh Fitzgerald PP, Fr. Bernard Healy  and Fr. Sean Hanafin PP, back left Fr. Niall Geaney, Fr. Dan Ahern, Fr. Ned Barrett, Fr. James Linnane and Fr Sean Jones.

PHOTOS: A Farewell To Fr Bernard At St John’s Parish Celebration

September 17, 2018 at 8:49 am 1 comment

IT was a case of arrivederci on Friday night to Fr Bernard Healy who said an official farewell to the St John’s parishioners at a special function in the Parish Centre. Fr Bernard, who is a native of Doon just outside Tralee, is heading off to Rome for the next […]

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Youngsters at the Ardfert Kids Cycle from Ardfert NS on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Lovely Day For A Cycle At Ardfert NS

September 17, 2018 at 8:49 am 0 comments

THE weather stayed fine on Sunday afternoon for the annual Ardfert Kids Cycle with over 60 people taking part. They gathered at Ardfert National School before noon with music and refreshments laid on by the organisers and a great community atmosphere evident. Principal Betty Stack waved the red flag to […]

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Tommy Walsh in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Draw For The Kerry SFC Quarter-Finals

September 16, 2018 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

THE draw for the quarter-finals of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship has just been made and sees some very interesting match-ups. Austin Stacks will face Dingle while Kerins O’Rahillys’ reward for beating Dr Crokes in the last round is a clash with surprise packages St Brendan’s — who […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 16, 2018 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

Under 12 Boys: Good win for our U12s Friday evening against Kilmoyley in Div 1 of the County league. Our Lads were leading 4-02 to 2-04 at half time but braced themselves for a second half comeback from a Kilmoyley team that were growing in confidence as the game progressed. […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 16, 2018 at 1:33 pm 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Jeff’s impressed… Tralee – possibly the most amazing back 9 on earth. pic.twitter.com/q3SDaOo5bw — Jeff Macey (@JeffJmm17) September 14, […]

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Mairead McNamara, Jessica Harris and Tamara Goggin at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: And Finally…The Last Fashion Fix From Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 4)

September 16, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

AS we have brought you over the past couple of days, it was quite an afternoon in Listowel on Friday. The McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day saw thousands of women dressed to impress on the Island and it was a fantastic day of style and fun. We’ve brought you loads of […]

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Michelle Mulvihill, Deirdre Kelliher Mulvihill and Sonja Bliessen at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Dressing To Impress At Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 3)

September 16, 2018 at 11:26 am 0 comments

THERE was some fabulous style in Listowel on Friday for the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day in Listowel on Friday. Thousands descended on the course from early on and stayed until the evening on what has become the biggest day of the festival. We’ve brought you some great style over the […]

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The John Mitchels U8 team at the John Mitchels blitz on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Day Of Football At John Mitchels GAA Blitz

September 16, 2018 at 11:24 am 0 comments

IT was a super day of football at the annual John Mitchels football blitz for u10s and u8s at the Camp, Ballyseedy grounds on Saturday. While the U8 played for fun, the Churchill 10s won the tournament by winning an impressive six games out of six. The cup was presented to […]

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A group cleaning up Banna Strand in 2014.

Beach Clean-Ups In Banna And Fenit On Sunday

September 15, 2018 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

THERE’S beach clean-ups taking place across Kerry this weekend with volunteers wanted for two close to Tralee. It’s part of events nationwide for the Clean Coasts’ Big Beach Clean, which aims to raise awareness about marine litter. Glan Tralee will be doing a beach clean in Fenit on Sunday from 11am […]

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Vivienne O'Shea, Ger O'Brien, Claire and Oliver Molloy, Kelly-Ann Roantree and John O'Connor at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 2)

September 15, 2018 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

THEY came from all over the country for McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday and they were not disappointed with great style and a whole lot of fun on the Island. Earlier (click here and here if you missed it) we brought you the winners and glamour […]

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Sam Locke with wife Annie and daughters Samantha and Catriona  at his surprise 60th birthday party at the Slieve Mish Bar on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Surprise For Sam As He Celebrates His 60th Birthday

September 15, 2018 at 10:33 am 0 comments

POPULAR local politician, Sam Locke, got a shock on Friday night when he went into The Slieve Mish Bar to be greeted by cheers and flashing cameras. The occasion was a surprise party to mark the Tralee Municipal District Councillor’s 60th birthday and he hadn’t a clue it was planned […]

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Sheila O'Connell, Sharon Quilter, Joanne O'Flaherty and Maria Sheehy at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines For Stylish Ladies At Listowel Races (Part 1)

September 15, 2018 at 10:21 am 0 comments

AFTER a mixed week of weather at Listowel Races there was a fine day for McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day on Friday…mostly! For a brief period during the announcing of the prizes on a specially constructed stage, the heavens opened and people sought cover, but that was as bad as it […]

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Know Your Rights: Making A Will

September 15, 2018 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I would like to make a will. Do I need to go to a solicitor or can I draw up the will myself? Answer: It is important for you to […]

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John Cho in 'Searching'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Searching’ Is A Clever And Timely Thriller

September 15, 2018 at 10:19 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘Searching’ has strong performances and is an inventive, tense thriller… After two fruitful weeks at Tralee Omniplex with ‘BlackkKlansman’ and ‘Black 47’ amongst the best of 2018’s productions, I was delighted to see that this marked rise in quality continued with this weeks’ feature ‘Searching’ – a tense […]

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at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Siobhan’s A Winner Alright In The Ladies Day Style Stakes

September 14, 2018 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

SIOBHAN Coakley, from Killarney, was announced as the McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady at the Listowel Harvest Races on Friday. Judged by actress and presenter, Aoibhin Garrihy and fashion MC and stylist, Marietta Doran, Siobhan won a Honda Civic for a year and a cheque for €3,000. Resplendent in a […]

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Teachers Karen Tobin and Helen Kelliher with students launching the CBS The Green 5k/3k Fun Run which takes place on September 30. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected To Take Part In CBS The Green 5k/3k Fun Run

September 14, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the annual CBS The Green 5k and 3k Fun Runs which take place at the end of the month. The school will host the event for the fourth time and organisers Helen Kelliher and Karen Tobin, both teachers at the school, are looking forward to […]

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Kelly Holmes with occupational therapists Bridget Scannell and Siobhan O'Grady trying on her Olympic medals at the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Double Olympic Gold Medal Winner Visits Palliative Care Unit

September 14, 2018 at 9:30 am 0 comments

THE palliative care unit at UHK received a special visitor on Thursday as a double Olympic gold medal winner and athletics legend arrived with her medals. Dame Kelly Holmes was invited to the unit by her friend Andrea O’Donoghue from Blennerville, who has organised numerous fundraisers for Kerry Hospice and […]

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