Articles by: Dermot Crean

Woman Carrying Knife In Stand-Off With Gardaí In Shop On Castle Street

Woman Carrying Knife In Stand-Off With Gardaí In Shop On Castle Street

August 7, 2015 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  A STAND-OFF between gardaí and a woman wielding a knife, is continuing at a shop in Lower According to sources a woman carrying a knife entered a Yusuf Spice Halal shop on Castle Street this afternoon. Gardai were called to the scene and are now negotiating with the woman […]

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Ciara Mooney, Laura McElligott, Laura Dempsey, Sorcha Lyne, Sinead O'Sullivan, Shannon Dempsey and Orla Keane at the Presentation Tralee Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Glamour From Presentation Students’ Debs At Ballyroe

August 7, 2015 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE buses of tourists arriving at Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night, must have thought  they were gatecrashing a glitzy awards ceremony such was the style at the Presentation Tralee Students’ Debs Ball. Over 190 ladies and gents looked elegant and dapper as they posed for photos outside the hotel as the rain actually stayed […]

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Lady Wearing Tralee Milliner’s Creation Wins A Top Prize At Dublin Horse Show

Lady Wearing Tralee Milliner’s Creation Wins A Top Prize At Dublin Horse Show

August 7, 2015 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Dublin Horse Show is a happy hunting ground for Carol Kennelly, as a woman wearing one of her creations won Most Creative Hat at Ladies Day yesterday. Linda Morrison from Dublin wore one of the Tralee designer’s pieces and won the first prize at the show. Linda picked up €1,000 worth of Great […]

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The contestants in this year's Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing 2015. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants For ‘Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing 2015’

August 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Dome will be rocking next month when 12 couples battle it out for the ‘Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing 2015’ title. The 24 fleet-footed movers gathered for a photoshoot on Thursday night at the club’s base in Connolly Park and judging by the laughter and craic there, they’re having […]

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Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

August 7, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee hotels are in the running for  prestigious 2015 Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal awards. Ballyseede Castle Hotel and Ballygarry House Hotel are nominated in the Ireland’s Country House and Guest House and the Ireland’s Four Star Hotel categories respectively. Running for more than two decades, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold […]

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Kerry Junior Team Named For All-Ireland Final

Kerry Junior Team Named For All-Ireland Final

August 6, 2015 at 10:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  The Kerry Junior Football Team that will face Mayo in the All Ireland Junior Football final in Croke Park on Saturday at 2pm has been named. There team, which will be led out by captain Alan O’Donoghue of John Mitchels , shows three changes from the side that started in […]

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Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In July Is Highest Since Records Began

Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In July Is Highest Since Records Began

August 6, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE number of patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital last month, was up 38% on the 2014 figure according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). The 98 patients is the highest number for July since records began 2006 – the year when the INMO began recording the information – and 300% […]

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The Mitchels Will Have Their Own Rose To Cheer On During The Festival

The Mitchels Will Have Their Own Rose To Cheer On During The Festival

August 6, 2015 at 2:40 pm 1 comment

WE know who the people of Boherbee will be supporting in the upcoming Rose of Tralee competition. Mitchels woman, Claire Connolly, got in touch with us to tell us about this year’s South Australia Rose, Chelsea Thursby-Milovanovic’s connections to Tralee. She takes up the story… “Chelsea’s granddad, Paddy Connolly, was born […]

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Zoe’s World: Fame, Infamy And Their Associations To You

Zoe’s World: Fame, Infamy And Their Associations To You

August 5, 2015 at 4:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  I HAVE always been proud to be who I am. I have always been proud to be a  part of my family. I have held my family name since I have been born; and forevermore, whether you like it or not you are associated with your family name. You will […]

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Welcome To ‘The Great Kerry Hurling Cake-Off 2015’

Welcome To ‘The Great Kerry Hurling Cake-Off 2015’

August 5, 2015 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike ‘Masterchef’ O’Halloran has been sampling the delights of north Kerry hospitality while covering the county hurling championship for TraleeToday.ie over the past month. So whose buns have impressed him…  SINCE the games in this year’s Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Senior hurling championship were moved to the five North Kerry clubs of […]

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Action from the match on Tuesday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Ballyduff Advance After Beating Crotta In Extra Time

August 5, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on an exciting Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC clash between Ballyduff and Crotta O’Neill’s in Lixnaw last night… Ballyduff 2-20 Crotta O’Neill’s 1-17 Crotta have played nearly four hours of hurling in the 2015 championship between draws, extra time and added time. Tonight again, in Lixnaw, they lost […]

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Quinlan’s Wins Three Star Golds In Prestigious Great Taste 2015 Awards

Quinlan’s Wins Three Star Golds In Prestigious Great Taste 2015 Awards

August 4, 2015 at 8:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  QUINLAN’S Fish, who have a shop in Tralee, are celebrating after winning three star golds in the prestigious Great Taste 2015 judging. Quinlan’s Fish based in Cahersiveen, took three-star golds for its smoked Irish Organic Salmon and its Smoked Irish Organic Salmon cured with Irish Atlantic Sea Salt. Top […]

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Gray and white seagull of the Atlantic

Seagull Attack On Swimmer In Fenit

August 4, 2015 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  A SEAGULL attacked a swimmer in Fenit last week and drew blood from his hand. According to a report on the RTE news website, the man who was visiting the area required tetanus shots after the attack which took place last Tuesday afternoon, around 70m off the coast. The swimmer was attacked twice […]

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VIDEO: It’s 14 Years To The Day Since This Happened…

VIDEO: It’s 14 Years To The Day Since This Happened…

August 4, 2015 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

  AFTER Kerry showed flashes of genius in their demolition of Kildare it’s worth recalling this, the greatest point in Kerry football history. It happened 14 years ago today, August 4, 2001. Kerry, losing by a point to Dublin in the closing stages of the All-Ireland Quarter Final in Thurles, […]

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Noreen O’Sullivan from Killarney, Co. Kerry has won €30,000 including a holiday to the Greek Islands on last Saturdays (1st August 2015) National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.  Pictured here at the presentation of the winning cheques were from left to right: Marty Whelan, Winning Streak game show co-host; Noreen O’Sullivan, the winning player; Peter Plunkett, Head of IT at the National Lottery who made the presentation and Sinead Kennedy Winning Streak game show co-host. The winning ticket was bought from Kearney’s Centra, Ballydesmond, Mallow, Co.Cork. Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Kerry Woman Wins €30,000 In Prizes On National Lottery Gameshow

August 4, 2015 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

LADY luck smiled on a Currow woman at the weekend when she won €30,000 in prizes on the Winning Streak gameshow on RTE. Noreen O’Sullivan, Currow, was one of five players from Dublin, Galway, Kerry and Louth who won prizes to the value of  €245,000. Noreen’s prize included a holiday […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 4, 2015 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in Ballygarry House on the 27th July 2015 for a jackpot of €7,600.  Numbers drawn were 12,15,19,25    There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Mike Rahilly, Chutehall 2. Ricky Rogers, Kildare 3. Sarah O Connor, c/o Paula Silles 4. Kieran Boyle, Arabella 5. Helen & Blake […]

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HURLING: Kilmoyley Easily Get The Better Of Abbeydorney

HURLING: Kilmoyley Easily Get The Better Of Abbeydorney

August 4, 2015 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in Ballyduff yesterday to see Kilmoyley play Abbeydorney in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC clash… Kilmoyley 2-10 Abbeydorney 0-6 Kilmoyley had a very facile victory over a very poor outfit from Abbeydorney in the wind and rain in Ballyduff. Kilmoyley played with a significant wind in the […]

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Orlagh Winters: Women Need To Stop Bringing Each Other Down

Orlagh Winters: Women Need To Stop Bringing Each Other Down

August 4, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

GALWAY was where it was at last week and boy was it fun! Racing, friends, a little champers and lots of craic is always the recipe for a good meeting. I caught up with my childhood friends and lots of the Cork and Kerry girls too. Ladies Day at any […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 3, 2015 at 10:32 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL FUN DAY:  Will be held on Sunday 9th August  at 2.30pm. Lots of fun and games,mouth watering BBQ,Yummy Tent( Cake sale fundraiser in aid of the club) Tea & Coffee Mickey Mouse, live music, obstacle course ,Fuzzball Arts & Crafts  Face painting  and lots more. This event is one of the […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News…

John Mitchels GAA Club News…

August 3, 2015 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

U21 Championship Semi-Final John Mitchels and Kerins O’Rahillys met in Connolly Park last Wednesday evening for the Semi Final of the U21 Championship Semi Final. This local town Derby was well attended by both sides. This was going to be a tricky encounter for John Mitchels as they were missing […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

August 3, 2015 at 6:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  CAMPA PEILE AN CHLUB: Our autumn club football camp began on Tuesday last in Connolly Park and will run until Saturday. It’s being enjoyed by all! Tá an-pheil le feiscint ann agus is ag dul i bhfeabhas atá scileanna na n-imreoirí! Cleachtadh a dhéanann máistreacht! FPEIL AOI 6: (i) […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 3, 2015 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Training every Friday: Our summer break is over and we will be back training as usual every Friday night in August, 7pm at Caherslee Road. Parnells Selected for Community Fund: Parnells have been selected by Tesco Manor for their local Community fund initiative.  From Monday the 3rd of August All blue […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

August 3, 2015 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was one winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €6800 on Sunday night last – Richard Rowan of Church Lawn, Blennerville. The numbers drawn were 02, 05, 18 & 24. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Anne Knowles St. John’s Park, Johnny Enright Derrymore West, Paul Clapham […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

August 3, 2015 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Congratulations Everyone in Kerins O’Rahillys would like to congratulate the Kerry seniors and management on their reaching the All Ireland semi-finals. We would like to especially congratulate our own lads on their contributions on the day, David Moran’s Man of the Match performance, Barry John Keanes 1-03 to add to […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 3, 2015 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

HURLING: Our Hurlers were due to travel to Lixnaw on this Friday evening (7th August) to play the home side in the first round (quarter final) of the Co. Intermediate Hurling Championship with a 6.30 pm throw in. However, as we write, the fixture is in doubt. Check Club Website for updates. […]

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James O’Donoghue’s Shoulder Injury Not Serious

James O’Donoghue’s Shoulder Injury Not Serious

August 3, 2015 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA have issued an update on the injury to James O’Donoghue sustained yesterday. The Kerry star injured his shoulder when he fell following a tackle by the goalkeeper in yesterday’s All Ireland Football Quarter final tie with Kildare. According to the statement: “The Kerry Medical Team immediately realigned the shoulder […]

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Kerry GAA Launch ‘Birthright’ Fundraiser For New Centre Of Excellence

August 3, 2015 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry County Board has launched a new initiative to raise funds for the new Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence. The Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence incorporates two locations, a co-hosted GAA facility at the Institute of Technology, Tralee, and six playing fields with a training facility at Currans near […]

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Tara Ní Mhóráin, Dundalk and Micheál Ó Leidhin, Ballinskelligs, in Croke Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Green And Gold Army Invade Dublin

August 3, 2015 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you photos of the Kerry fans in Dublin for the match (click here for previous story). In recent years, the support for Kerry in quarter and semi-finals has been very impressive and despite the lack of glamour about the fixture, there was still a great showing of […]

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How Twitter Reacted To The #KerryvKildare Slaughter

How Twitter Reacted To The #KerryvKildare Slaughter

August 3, 2015 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

  YOU really had to feel sorry for Kildare by the end yesterday. Sitting in the crowd, when Colm Cooper advanced on goal with a few minutes to go, a few Kerry fans behind me implored him to punch it over and he duly did that. It was a plea for […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2015 Contestants (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2015 Contestants (Part 2)

August 3, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

As the festival is less than two weeks away, yesterday we brought you 16 contestants in the Rose of Tralee International Festival (click here for previous story). Now here’s the rest… MELBOURNE ROSE – JOY KERRIGAN My name is Joy Shannan Kerrigan; I am 24 years old and I was […]

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