Articles by: Dermot Crean

Tralee Development Gets Green Light As Govt Announces €6.3m Funding For Kerry

Tralee Development Gets Green Light As Govt Announces €6.3m Funding For Kerry

May 5, 2015 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

  A 12 unit social housing development at Killeen was part of a number of projects given the green light today with the allocation by the Government of €6.3m for Kerry. Overall, it will deliver 28 houses in areas such as Tralee, Killarney and Lixnaw and permit the building of 12 additional […]

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Gardaí Say Number Of Arrests At Killarney Rally Down On Other Years

Gardaí Say Number Of Arrests At Killarney Rally Down On Other Years

May 5, 2015 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI made 21 arrests for public order offences in Killarney over the May Bank Holiday weekend which was down on other years. All in all, the Rally of the Lakes was a great success for businesses with little trouble for the Gardaí with around 20,000 people in town for the event. There […]

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Nuala O’Connor, Louise Nelligan McCarthy,  Thomas O’Regan, Michelle Browne

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 5, 2015 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

BWILDERED Saturday, 2nd May was one of the biggest days of the year for Ballymac GAA Club with Bwildered the John Lenihan Wilderness Challenge taking place in Gleanageenty.  The overcast day certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of the participants as all thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and feedback from the event […]

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Series Of Public Meetings On Kerry Tourism Strategy

Series Of Public Meetings On Kerry Tourism Strategy

May 5, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Destination Kerry Tourism Forum, the umbrella body for tourism in the county, established by Kerry County Council, is organising a series of public meetings in relation to the new Kerry Tourism Strategy, 2016-2020. Meetings will take place at seven venues throughout the county over the next two weeks, […]

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Orlagh Winters: Indifference To Mayweather’s Domestic Abuse Is Wrong

Orlagh Winters: Indifference To Mayweather’s Domestic Abuse Is Wrong

May 5, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

IN the early hours of Sunday morning last, millions of people paid money to watch a boxing match between two guys in Las Vegas. The two, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could not be more different. Pacquiao a charitable man who donates a lot of money to his impoverished country […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 4, 2015 at 9:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Another Milestone for Tralee Parnells: On April 30th 2012 Parnells Hurling club was officially reformed, well done to everyone that has helped the club grow in just 3 years, from one coach (Mark Ryall) and thirteen under 14 players at our first training session in Caherslee to now having over 200 […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

May 4, 2015 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 07, 10, 12 & 21. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Jim Savage Curraheen, John Kelliher Lohercannon, Gerard and Katherine Hanafin Curraheen, Jamie Moriarty c/o Andrea and Mary McNamee c/o Rock […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 4, 2015 at 8:31 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIORS: County League – Division 2 Round 4 – Kenmare. V. Mitchels Saturday May 9th @ 7.00p.m. ALL. SUPPORT WOULD. BE. GREATLY. APPRECIATED Round 1 – Mitchels 0-10 – Templenoe, 0-06 Round 2 – Tarbert​ 0-08 – John Mitchels 0-14 Round 3 – Mitchels 0-16. – Spa Killarney 1-08 Semi-Final. […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

May 4, 2015 at 8:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahillys Notes   Kerins O’Rahillys Notes Senior Football The seniors had a very competitive challenge game against the Kerry Juniors on Saturday last in Strand Rd. It was great to see Shane Brosnan back playing. Next competitive game is in the Co League on Sunday next 10-05-2015 v Glenbeigh/Glencar […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 4, 2015 at 8:17 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 3-15; Waterville 0-4. We has a good win in this Co. League round 1 back game played in heavy rain in Connolly Park last Saturday evening (2ndMay) with a 20 points winning margin at the end. Missing nine first choice players for a variety of reasons […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 4, 2015 at 8:04 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL SENIOR: Ballymacelligott  v Na GAEIL to play County League game on Sunday May 10th 2:30pm. NA GAEIL U16:Under 16: Na Gaeil hosted Laune Rangers in Div. 1. of the ‘Kelliher’s Toyota Tralee Central Region’ semi-final. Playing against the breeze in the first half the home team did well and were up […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: My London Trip For Eucerin

May 4, 2015 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

MY first week away from TV land and I was glad I was heading to London for Eucerin. It was a big change not putting my slot together and the nerves of appearing on live TV and when it all stopped it was a mixture of relief and missing it […]

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Stacks Club To Host RTE All-Ireland Championship Launch

Stacks Club To Host RTE All-Ireland Championship Launch

May 4, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks GAA Club, Tralee will be rolling out the red carpet and welcoming Marty Morrissey and the RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday Sports team  to the ‘Street of Champions’ this Sunday, May 10. RTE Sports have chosen the home of the Munster and  Kerry Champions as the football club from which to launch the station’s Sunday Game coverage for 2015. The programme will […]

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Tralee Writer Shortlisted For Hot Press Competition

Tralee Writer Shortlisted For Hot Press Competition

May 4, 2015 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE student has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Hot Press ‘Write Here, Write Now’  competition. Kerry is represented in the third-level category by David O’Donoghue for Tralee. The prize for the overall winners includes an internship at Hot Press.   “There was a huge level of interest in the […]

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Clare Foran, Amy McLoughlin, Kayleigh Muntzer and Sarah Griffin at the opening night of Quarters Nightclub on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Quarters Opening Night

May 4, 2015 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S newest nightclub opened its doors on Saturday night and the place was packed. We were in Quarters to capture the atmosphere as people flocked to the venue in Godfrey Place for a look. Scroll down for photos…

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Denise McKenzie, Michelle Quinlan, Aoife McDonnell and Jennifer Conway  at the opening night of Quarters Nightclub on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party People Pack Quarters On Opening Night

May 3, 2015 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A CAPACITY crowd rocked the opening night of Quarters Nightclub at Godfrey Place on Saturday. After much anticipation over the past few weeks, the doors opened at 9pm where Q14 played a gig in Quarters Live. At 11pm the large queue of people lining up were allowed in to get […]

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Joanne Fitzgerald, Anne Brosnan and Gary Normoyle finishing the BWildered Challenge last year. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Muddy Morning’s Work At ‘BWildered’ Challenge

May 3, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a gruelling but satisfying morning/afternoon for about 250 brave souls who took a unique challenge on Saturday morning. The ‘B-Wildered – The John Lenihan Wilderness Challenge’, sponsored by Lee Strand, with proceeds going to Ballymacelligott GAA Club, took place from 11am at Glanageenty, and it was deemed a very […]

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Paul Galvin Is The Head Off This 19th Century Russian Writer

Paul Galvin Is The Head Off This 19th Century Russian Writer

May 3, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  SO you think Paul Galvin grew that beard because he’s a slave to hipster fashion, eh? And his decision to write a book was an off-the-cuff desire to tell the real story behind the enigmatic Lixnaw character? Well thanks to a photo posted on Facebook by a friend of TraleeToday.ie, […]

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Vital Family Fun Day To Raise Funds For Shanakill Resource Centre

Vital Family Fun Day To Raise Funds For Shanakill Resource Centre

May 3, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’LL be a fantastic family fun day held in Shanakill later this month to raise vital funds for the local resource centre. The Shanakill Family Resource Centre will be buzzing with activity on May 15 to celebrate the ‘Day of Families’ kicking off at 2pm with a BBQ, bouncy […]

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Kerry’s April Car Sales Up 42% On Same Month Last Year

Kerry’s April Car Sales Up 42% On Same Month Last Year

May 3, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

  NEW car registrations in Kerry last month were up 42% on the April 2014 figure according to the latest data from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 179 new car registrations in April, up 53 on the 126 sold during the same month in 2014, double […]

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Roger Harty: The Benefits Of Technology

Roger Harty: The Benefits Of Technology

May 3, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

  It almost goes without saying to talk about the benefits that changes in technology have brought to our lives. I suppose we could go back in history and firstly look at the invention of the wheel, then perhaps the industrial revolution and then the introduction of ‘mass production’ by […]

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Kerry captain, John Griffin, is chased by Down men. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Get Past Down Challenge In Christy Ring Cup Clash

May 2, 2015 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

  Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, was in Austin Stack Park this afternoon for Kerry’s Christy Ring Cup clash with Down… Kerry 2-17 Down 2-10 ‘Job done’ the Kerry management will say. The Christy Ring Cup is the terminus for the 2015 journey of this team and they have taken […]

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Can You Handle The Dingle Way Challenge?

Can You Handle The Dingle Way Challenge?

May 2, 2015 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

A MAJOR fundraiser for a local GAA club will see people take off from town to enjoy the beauty of the west Kerry peninsula all in one day. The St Pats GAA Club 2015 Dingle Way Challenge will take place on Sunday, May 31 and promises to be an exceptional day […]

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Teen Summer Beauty Camps Return To CH

Teen Summer Beauty Camps Return To CH

May 2, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

CH TRALEE has announced that their Teen Summer Beauty Camp are back! Now an annual event, the CH Teen Summer Beauty Camp is tailored towards teenagers aged between 13 and 17 years of age who would love to know more about beauty. They can learn everything they ever wanted to know […]

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PREVIEW: Kerry Hurlers Begin Quest For Christy Ring

PREVIEW: Kerry Hurlers Begin Quest For Christy Ring

May 1, 2015 at 9:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, previews tomorrow’s big Christy Ring opening round game for Kerry against Down in Austin Stack Park… The Division 2A champions take on ‘The Ards Men’ on Saturday in Austin Stacks Park Tralee at 1pm. The management of the Kerry hurling team have set the winning of The […]

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at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Transition Year Students Fashion Show at the Ashe Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Strut Their Stuff At The Ashe Hotel

May 1, 2015 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year students from Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai strutted their stuff in the newly opened Ashe Hotel on Wednesday night, to raise funds for their annual trip to Fenit for their foundation course in sailing. This was the 13th year of the fashion show and the students wore clothes from local retailers in front of around […]

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CONFIRMED: Parents Of Late Rose Purchase Fels Point Hotel

CONFIRMED: Parents Of Late Rose Purchase Fels Point Hotel

May 1, 2015 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

  DICK and Eileen Henggeler, the parents of the late Dorothy Henggeler, the 2011 Washington DC Rose who sadly passed away last year, have succeeded in their bid to purchase Fels Point Hotel in Tralee. The Executive Chairman of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, will become Managing […]

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Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

April 30, 2015 at 4:28 pm 3 comments

  WITH the opening of Quarters Nightclub just days away, we popped down to the venue on Thursday to see how things were progressing. James Flaherty from Lixnaw, along with his Lixnaw hurling team-mates Pat Corridon, Stephen Power and Michael Conway are behind the new venture at the old Fabric […]

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‘It’s Onwards And Upwards From Here’ At Benners Says Der

‘It’s Onwards And Upwards From Here’ At Benners Says Der

April 30, 2015 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new owner of Benners was delighted that the business has finally reopened on Castle Street and says the hotel will breathe more life into that part of town. Benners Hotel opened yesterday and Der O’Sullivan of The Mall Tavern and Delicatessan was at the opening of the new bar there last night where […]

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'Chefs' Kieran Donaghy and Barry John Keane in the kitchen at 'The Restaurant' fundraiser in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Star Gets The Blues As Barry John Wins ‘The Restaurant’

April 30, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

  KERINS O’Rahilly’s got one over on their great rivals from The Rock on Wednesday night…but not on the football field. Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy were the celebrity chefs cooking up the goods in the kitchen of Kirby’s Brogue Inn for ‘The Restaurant’ fundraiser in aid of Pieta […]

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