Articles by: Dermot Crean

Claire and Oliver Molloy with kids Ryan, Kevin and Adam who took part in the 5k Santa Fun Run from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Jolly Santas Ignore The Rain On Their 5k Fun Run

December 15, 2014 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather may have been miserable but it didn’t deter the hundreds of happy Santas on their 5k run on Sunday morning. They created a sea of red and white at the Tralee Wetlands, for the 5k Santa Fun Run in aid of the Ronald McDonald House, Crumlin and in memory […]

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice Opens New Bons Care Centre

Eamonn Fitzmaurice Opens New Bons Care Centre

December 14, 2014 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry senior football manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, officially opened the Urgent Care Centre at Bon Secours Hospital Tralee this week. The General Manager of Kerry General Hospital, TJ O’Connor, a number of GPs from the Kerry area and the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Jim Finucane, attended the official opening. […]

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Daniel Kirby, Ben Murphy, Billy Kirby, Grace Kirby, Kate Kirby and Cara Kirby meet Santa at the Tralee Rugby Club Christmas Family Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Family Day At Tralee Rugby Club

December 14, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Santa guy really gets around town these days. He turned up again at Tralee Rugby Club on Saturday morning as the club hosted a family day which drew a big crowd of kids and their parents. “It’s just a little Christmas party for the kids,” said Gerard Hill, Chairman […]

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Paul Murphy, Scartaglin with Paul Galvin at his book signing at O'Mahony's on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paul Galvin Returns For Book Signing

December 14, 2014 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL Galvin was back in Tralee yesterday as people got their Christmas presents signed by the author himself in O’Mahony’s on Castle Street. Since it was launched a month ago, the book has been doing very well and Paul has been doing radio, print and TV interviews and a number of book […]

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Caroline Breen, Elaine Whelan and Jacinta Cronin at the Fels Point Hotel Christmas party night on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At Christmas Parties In Tralee Hotels

December 14, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

GLAMOUR and style were the order of the night in venues all over town on Saturday as companies in town and beyond treated their staff to a night out. Everybody TraleeToday.ie met was in great form as they looked forward to a fantastic  night in the Manor West and Fels Pint Hotels who hosted […]

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At The Omniplex: The Verdict On The Final Hobbit Movie

At The Omniplex: The Verdict On The Final Hobbit Movie

December 14, 2014 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ by John Lyons AS I write this I’m currently sitting in Killarney’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ themed pub, ‘The Shire’,  after returning from a trek to Dublin to see the final ‘Hobbit’ film projected in 3D at 48 frames per second. There’s […]

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Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Truth

Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Truth

December 14, 2014 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

AS I wrote in a previous article, happiness can be best achieved in life not necessarily by finding the right answers, but perhaps by asking the right questions. To this effect a great question to ask is ‘What is the meaning of Truth?’ Now Roger figure your way out of […]

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Tralee Man To Star In Huge HBO Drama ‘True Detective’ Next Year

Tralee Man To Star In Huge HBO Drama ‘True Detective’ Next Year

December 13, 2014 at 10:44 pm 1 comment

THE news just gets better and better for Tralee’s Timothy V Murphy as he has just scored a role in the hugely popular HBO drama ‘True Detective’ alongside fellow Irish man Colin Farrell. Murphy, a native of Oakpark, is an award-winning star of stage and screen, and is set to play Russian […]

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An Garda Síochána

Presentation Secondary School Teacher Killed In Car Accident

December 13, 2014 at 9:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE woman who died the car crash on Saturday morning at Ballincrossig Cross has been named as 50 year old Catriona Dowling (nee Boyle) of Ballyduff. Originally from Dublin, but living in Kerry for many years, Mrs Dowling, a mother of three, was a German teacher in Presentation Secondary School in […]

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Food Bank To Open In Town Next Week

Food Bank To Open In Town Next Week

December 13, 2014 at 10:58 am 1 comment

THE former Denny factory in the Island of Geese will be the location of the first Kerry  St Vincent de Paul Food Bank. It comes at a vital time of the year when many families in town are hard pressed to meet the demands of Christmas. The Bank, which has has […]

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Woman Dies In Car Crash Near Lixnaw

Woman Dies In Car Crash Near Lixnaw

December 13, 2014 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision, which happened this morning  shortly before 9.00am. The single vehicle crash happened on the Ballyduff to Tralee road at Ballincrossig Cross, Lixnaw. The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s, was fatally injured. Two teenaged passengers were removed by ambulance […]

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Kilkenny hurling team manager, Brian Cody, is presented with honorary life membership of Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club by Aidan O'Connor, Club Chairman, Liam Lynch, Club Vice-Chairman, Stephen Stack, Senior Football Team manager and Elma Nix, Club Secretary.

PHOTOS: Kilkenny Supremo Feels At Home With The Black And Amber

December 13, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks team got some food for thought over the Christmas period as they received a motivational speech from the greatest hurling manager of them all, Brian Cody, on Friday evening. There was a large gathering at Connolly Park for the Kilkenny supremo’s visit to Tralee where he was accompanied […]

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Sarlote Babarskaite, Candy Fitzgerald and Chioma Roberts before the Moyderwell Christmas Concert on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell’s Little Ones Take To The Stage For Christmas Concert

December 13, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were excited little faces all around Moyderwell Primary School on Friday morning as pupils prepared to take to the stage for the annual Christmas concert. “A lot of preparation went into today,” said Principal Moira Quinlan. “It’s a small enough concert, with just three groups taking part; the ‘Colour My […]

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Out To Lunch: A Quiet Bite At The B Bar

Out To Lunch: A Quiet Bite At The B Bar

December 13, 2014 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

B Bar The Brandon Hotel IF these walls could talk. I’m in the B Bar in The Brandon Hotel on a cold and wet Thursday and I’m remembering the nights of old when Spirals was but a short walk out the double doors from The Fiddler into debauchery (not that […]

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Jennifer Casey and Clodagh Stack attending a Kerry General Hospital staff Christmas party in The Grand Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Season In Tralee

December 13, 2014 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas party season is in full swing now with many businesses, schools, clubs  etc. holding their annual soirees this weekend. We travelled to Ballygarry House Hotel where about 300 people attended their party night with people travelling from Abbeyfeale, Castlegregory and Listowel to sample the party atmosphere, while over in […]

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Imelda May To Rockabilly The INEC This Tuesday

Imelda May To Rockabilly The INEC This Tuesday

December 13, 2014 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

  STARTING the Christmas celebrations early? Well it’s not too late to catch the sensational Imelda May, fresh from her Late Late Show appearance on Friday night,  at the INEC Killarney this Tuesday. Since the release of her raucous debut Love Tattoo in 2009 (now 8 times platinum in Ireland), Imelda […]

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Kerry Association London Raises Funds For Vital Services

Kerry Association London Raises Funds For Vital Services

December 13, 2014 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Association London ‘Darkness Into Light’ committee members were joined by CEO of Pieta House Joan Freeman, to present a cheque to  the Immigrant Counselling and Psychotherapy, ICAP, charity on Wednesday. The presentation took place in the Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood which hosted the walk back on May 10, […]

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Five Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

December 12, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

GAA heroes, Christmas jumper parties, Santas running amok? It must be the weekend. Here’s what to do… FRIDAY 1. Brian And Liam Come To Town! There’s a bona fide hurling legend in town and he’s bringing the Liam McCarthy Cup with him. Brian Cody, winner of a gazillion All-Irelands as a […]

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Tralee Properties Fetch €291,000 At Dublin Auction

Tralee Properties Fetch €291,000 At Dublin Auction

December 11, 2014 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE properties went under the hammer at the Allsop auction at the RDS Dublin today. No’s. 1, 2, 6, 7 and 10 Church Street, Tralee, (click here) were sold at the reserve price of €175,000. A building at The Market sold for just over the reserve at €27,000 (click here); Unit 11 Monavalley Industrial Estate, Tralee, sold for […]

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Six Things Johnnie Wall Loves About Christmas

Six Things Johnnie Wall Loves About Christmas

December 11, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Former Mayor of Tralee and current Chairman of Towards A Better Tralee, Johnnie Wall, tells us what he loves about Christmas… 1. The Christmas Spirit In Town There are many, many things to love about Christmas. One is, without doubt, the Christmas spirit that prevails throughout the month of December. […]

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Director of '2014: A Rockumentary' Rory Kirby and Siobhan Naugthon manning the DVD stand, at the premiere in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Faithful Catch First Look At DVD Of Momentous Year

December 11, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  PLAYERS, club officials and the greater Austin Stacks family gathered at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night for the premiere of ‘2014: A Rockumentary’. The DVD, put together by Rory Kirby, tells the story of Austin Stacks triumphant year in the wake of 2013’s disappointment of losing the County Final to Dr Crokes. Continued […]

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ITT Workshop To Introduce Students To Animation

ITT Workshop To Introduce Students To Animation

December 11, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Creative Media Department, ITT and Animation Dingle, will offer an Animation Workshop on Saturday, December 13 from 11am to 4pm at the North Campus. The workshop is to promote the new BA Degree in Animation, Visual FX & Motion Design on offer this September. This workshop will introduce students to […]

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Rugby View: Will JJ Hanrahan Stay Or Will He Go?

Rugby View: Will JJ Hanrahan Stay Or Will He Go?

December 11, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on the speculation that Kerryman, JJ Hanrahan, could be leaving Munster… IT is all over print, broadcast and digital media that Currow man and Munster Rugby star J J Hanrahan has been offered a contract with Nothampton Saints – figures of €190,000 contract are being […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Raynaud’s Disease Explained

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Raynaud’s Disease Explained

December 11, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Raynaud’s Disease… What is Raynaud’s Disease? Raynaud’s disease is a condition which affects the extremities – predominantly the fingers and toes, but sometimes the ears, and on rare occasions the nose, chin or cheeks. The symptoms are a […]

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Fitness: The Principles Of A Proper Exercise Regimen

Fitness: The Principles Of A Proper Exercise Regimen

December 11, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

  This week in the second of a 3 part series, Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee, continues to examine the principles of a proper exercise regimen… 1. Adaptations The body will react and adapt slowly overtime to the increased training loads imposed on it. Adaptation occurs during the recovery […]

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Two Ladies Hit The €20,000 Bingo Jackpot

Two Ladies Hit The €20,000 Bingo Jackpot

December 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO ladies will enjoy Christmas all the more this year as they scooped over €20,000 between them in the Rehab Radio Kerry Bingo. Patricia Dee of Ballylongford and Peggy O’Connor of Castlegregory each won €10,080 and were both presented with their cheques on Wednesday afternoon in Radio Kerry where they were joined by […]

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Kerry Airport To Get Share Of €2m Payment From Government

Kerry Airport To Get Share Of €2m Payment From Government

December 10, 2014 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has announced that he has approved the payment of just over €2million to the regional airports, including Kerry, under the current Regional Airports Programme. That funding is in respect of subvention payments in 2014 for Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure (OPEX). […]

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Tralee Business Coach Wins National Award

Tralee Business Coach Wins National Award

December 10, 2014 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE-BASED business coach, Helen Burns, has won Action Coach ‘Best Client Results 2014’ for Ireland. The award was given by Action Coach Ireland and is based on the client’s percentage increase in sales, productivity and overall running of the business. Helen Burns, a well known business figure in Munster, […]

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Ferris Outraged Tralee Tenant Received Letter Threatening To Turn Off Water

Ferris Outraged Tralee Tenant Received Letter Threatening To Turn Off Water

December 10, 2014 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

AS hundreds travelled to Dublin this morning for the national protest against water charges, Sinn Fein TD Martin Ferris has expressed outrage that a Tralee tenant received a letter from their landlord saying their water would be turned off for failing to register with Irish Water by January 8 or pay […]

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Rugby View: Can Munster Beat Clermont? Of Course They Can!

Rugby View: Can Munster Beat Clermont? Of Course They Can!

December 10, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, believes Munster can overcome Clermont Auvergne in France next weekend… Munster were bullied into submission by Clermont Auvergne last Saturday evening in Thomond Park, when they surrendered their impressive record of beating French opposition 23 times in Limerick. Munster travel to France on Sunday for […]

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