Articles by: Dermot Crean

John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

October 12, 2015 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Co League – Round 10 John Mitchels v Glenflesk: Mitchels played at home in Round 10 of the Co League against Glenflesk. This game had everything from goals scored to goals missed and the final score was decided in the last kick of the game. Mitchels needed to win to […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

October 12, 2015 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Siobhan Cotter Tournament Last Sunday, in glorious conditions, Churchill welcomed Austin Stacks, Ballymac and Ardfert to The Spa for the annual Siobhan Cotter Juvenile Tournament. The field was a buzz of activity as U7s, U8s, U9s and U10s from each team played a series of matches against each other to […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

October 12, 2015 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02, 05, 18 & 20. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Donal O Connor c/o Mono Ryle, Mary O Shea c/o Texaco,  Marie Moriarty Annagh, E&S Quill Lohercannon and Pat O […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

October 12, 2015 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football Garvey’s Super Valu Senior Football Championship Quarter Final Kerins O’Rahillys 1-15 Killarney Legion 4-09 They say goals win matches and this was certainly the case on Saturday evening last when we bowed out of the championship with a James O’Donoghue inspired Legion march on to the semi final. […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

October 12, 2015 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6: (i) Football on Sunday for our Under 6 boys, mar is gnách! PEIL FAOI 8: (i) Football for our Under 8 boys on Sunday morning, mar is gnách. (ii) The Bracker ‘Regan Cup competition is still in progress on Thursday. (iii) The Siobhán Cotter Tournament was held […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 12, 2015 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in the Halfway Bar on Monday 5th October 2015 for a lotto jackpot of €8,600.  Numbers drawn were 3,10,15,18.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Joan Reidy, Kielduff 2. Sinead Nolan, Caher, Kilduff 3. Caroline O Connell, c/o Paula Silles 4. Margaret Wharton, c/o […]

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Van Damaged In Car Park As Owner Attended Bingo

Van Damaged In Car Park As Owner Attended Bingo

October 12, 2015 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are investigating a case of criminal damage to a car last week. A white Fiat Doblo van was parked in the car park of John Mitchels GAA clubhouse on the John Joe Sheehy road on Wednesday evening, October 7. When the owner came out from playing bingo in the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Attempted Break-In At Rock Street Bar

Gardaí Investigate Attempted Break-In At Rock Street Bar

October 12, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Tralee are investigating an attempted break-in of a bar in Rock Street, along with a number of other incidents in Tralee over the past week. An attempt to break into The Shebeen Bar on Rock Street was made between midnight on Thursday, October 9 and 7.30am on Friday morning. […]

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John Joe Fitzgerald from Listowel, Co. Kerry has won €40,000 on last Saturdays (10th October 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; Carmel Kehoe, the winning participant who played on behalf of her brother John Joe Fitzgerald; John Joe Fitzgerald, the winning recipient; Harry Cooke, Head of Corporate Affairs at the National Lottery who made the presentation and Sinead Kennedy Winning Streak game show co-host. The winning ticket was bought from Garvey’s Supervalu, Listowel, Co.Kerry. Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Listowel Man Wins €40,000 On Winning Streak

October 12, 2015 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A LISTOWEL man had a good Saturday night when he won €40,000 on the Winning Streak TV show.   John Joe Fitzgerald (55) from Greenville, Listowel, chose his sister Carmel Kehoe to represent him on the show. Carmel lives on a farm in North Wexford with her husband, Miley Kehoe. […]

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Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

October 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

  THERE is a sense of shock in Fenit at the death of Fr. Gearoid Ó Donnchadha in a fire in the early hours of Monday morning. The well-known an much-loved man was a huge figure in the Fenit community, actively promoting many projects in Fenit and beyond, including the statue of […]

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PHOTOS: Gardaí And Na Gaeil Ladies Raise Cash For Red Cross

PHOTOS: Gardaí And Na Gaeil Ladies Raise Cash For Red Cross

October 12, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Kerry Garda Síochána and Na Gaeil GAA ladies took part in the tenth  ‘Carmel O’Connor Memorial Shield’ match on Saturday, all for a good cause. The event, dedicated to the memory of their late Listowel-based former colleague, was held for in aid of the Tralee branch of the Irish Red Cross. Gardaí […]

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PHOTOS: Blues Fans Show Their Support In Killarney

PHOTOS: Blues Fans Show Their Support In Killarney

October 11, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a tough day for Strand Road fans in Killarney yesterday, but one thing it proved was how once again Tralee clubs bring the big crowds to championship games. Kerins O’Rahillys went down by three points to the Legion, but their fans certainly made a lot of noise. The championship will be […]

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Guide To Surviving Today’s Super Sunday Of Sport In The Pub

Guide To Surviving Today’s Super Sunday Of Sport In The Pub

October 11, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

TODAY is arguably the biggest day in years for Irish sports fans, with the rugby and soccer teams playing vital games. Many of you will be heading down town on Sunday afternoon to sample the atmosphere in the pubs showing the matches on the big screen. It’ll be a long evening, so here’s […]

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Launch of the One Good Idea.
Pictured is Craoi Horgan, Adam McDonagh, Sarah Bodenham and Tiernan O'Sullivan from Ardferet Central National School, Co Kerry.
Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2015

Ardfert Pupils Help Launch National ‘One Good Idea’ Competition

October 11, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY primary school puils are being asked to submit ‘One Good Idea’ to combat climate change in a competition which could win their school a cash prize. The ‘One Good Idea’ competition, was launched last week and Ardfert pupils were on hand to help give it some publicity. They were […]

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Trevor Giles Transfers Fair Green Land To Ardfert Community Council

Trevor Giles Transfers Fair Green Land To Ardfert Community Council

October 11, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a momentous day for Ardfert village on Friday when a significant portion of the Fair Green was transferred into the ownership of the local community council. It came about thanks to a very generous gesture from Trevor Giles of Giles Auctioneers in Tralee, whose family has owned the […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

October 11, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

ACCEPTANCE is one of the most powerful tools that you can have in your psychological welfare arsenal. I discovered this many years ago and I regularly use phrases like ‘it is as it is’ or the infamous teenage phrase of ‘whatever’ much to the chagrin of my family and friends. The […]

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PHOTOS: O’Donoghue’s Hat-Trick Knocks The Blues Out Of The Championship

PHOTOS: O’Donoghue’s Hat-Trick Knocks The Blues Out Of The Championship

October 10, 2015 at 7:36 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the second week in a row, a Tralee team has been knocked out of the championship by a Killarney side. Kerins O’Rahillys were on the receiving end of a first half blitz of goals from the Legion which ultimately proved the difference in Fitzgerald Stadium. James O’Donoghue netted three […]

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At the Tralee Parnells Mark Doe cookery demonstration in the Meadowlands were, from left, Front: Cian O'Neil and Jack Doyle. Back: Katie Doyle, Finnuala English, Onaigh O'Neil. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Mark Cooks Up Some Treats At Parnells Fundraiser

October 10, 2015 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was another great turnout for the Tralee Parnells annual cookery demonstration last night in the Meadowlands Hotel. Mark Doe of Just Cooking cookery school in Firies cooked up some treats and gave his expert tips on the culinary arts. The evening also featured a guest speaker on preventative strategies regarding […]

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PHOTOS: Kingdom Care Hold Information And Coffee Morning

PHOTOS: Kingdom Care Hold Information And Coffee Morning

October 10, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE people at Kingdom Care held an information and coffee morning at their Tralee base on the Mart Grounds in Caherslee on Friday. The event was to raise awareness of the services they offer to people in need and to showcase the clothes and goods on sale at the shop. […]

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Jacinta Wins A Trip To New York With National Lottery Competition

Jacinta Wins A Trip To New York With National Lottery Competition

October 9, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

JACINTA Hobbart from Tralee, is packing her suitcases as she prepares to jet off on her dream holiday to New York with her sister Mary. The busy mum burst into tears of joy when she received news that she’d won the National Lottery’s Bigger Better Lotto Dream Holiday Competition, currently […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

October 9, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT fundraiser was held in Mercy Mounthawk on Friday morning to raise funds for a worthy cause. First year students sat down in the canteen area to enjoy a bowl of cereal thanks to an idea from Tori Lonergan, an LCA 2 student. “The event is to raise awareness about Childline and […]

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Over 2,500 Untaxed Kerry Vehicles On Irish Roads According To Website

Over 2,500 Untaxed Kerry Vehicles On Irish Roads According To Website

October 8, 2015 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE website MyVehicle.ie has released data revealing there are 2,585 untaxed Kerry vehicles on Irish roads.   The car history check service  has published statistics on second-hand cars to highlight the importance of conducting a thorough background check before purchasing a second-hand car. MyVehicle.ie’s statistics reveal that nearly 2,585 vehicles with […]

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Austin Stacks in the huddle before the match. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Tralee Clubs Get €245,000 In Sports Capital Grants

October 8, 2015 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  SEVEN Tralee sports clubs will receive Sports Capital Grants totalling €245,000. Labour TD, Arthur J. Spring has welcomed the government’s announcement which covers clubs in a diverse range of sports. The clubs to benefit are: • Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club €65,000 • County Kerry Cricket Club €9,000 • […]

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Kerry Hotels Have A Positive Outlook For Coming Year

Kerry Hotels Have A Positive Outlook For Coming Year

October 8, 2015 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

HOTELS and guesthouses in Kerry have reported an upturn in business during the first nine months of 2015 according to the latest quarterly barometer from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF). With overseas visitors to Ireland up 12% year to date, local hoteliers are reporting an increase in business from key […]

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Iceland To Open In Tralee By Early December Creating 25 Jobs

Iceland To Open In Tralee By Early December Creating 25 Jobs

October 8, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

BRITISH supermarket giant Iceland is to open their Tralee store by early December creating around 25 jobs. The store is to be located at the Horan Centre at the former Kiely’s Electrical shop near Argos on 665 sq metre premises. Auctioneer, Ger Carmody, who handled the lease on behalf of the landlord, said work […]

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VIDEO: St Pat’s Lads Were Having Fun Over At The Rugby World Cup

VIDEO: St Pat’s Lads Were Having Fun Over At The Rugby World Cup

October 8, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the excitement building ahead of Sunday’s showdown with France, thousands of Irish people are enjoying the craic over at the Rugby World Cup in England. Among them are a few guys from St Pat’s GAA club in Blennerville, including Joe Costello, Brendan Poff and Kieran O’Shea, who were captured in Fanzone […]

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VIDEO: ‘The Dancing Priest’ Was Jigging For Angela Merkel Yesterday

VIDEO: ‘The Dancing Priest’ Was Jigging For Angela Merkel Yesterday

October 8, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

HE’S putting on the moves again. The ‘dancing priest’ from Kerry, Neil Horan, was doing his thing out in Brussels on Wednesday, this time for two prominent world leaders. Having previously caused a stir at the British Grand Prix in 2003 and infamously interrupting the men’s marathon at the Athens Olympics […]

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Council Welcomes Ruling Ensuring €69m Works Can Go Ahead

Council Welcomes Ruling Ensuring €69m Works Can Go Ahead

October 7, 2015 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has welcomed the ruling of the Commercial Court today, dismissing the challenge taken by An Taisce against the planning approval by An Bord Pleanála, in November 2014, for proposed 28kms of improvement works to the N86 Camp to Dingle Road. The estimated cost of the scheme is €69m […]

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Orlagh Winters: Getting That Lump Checked Out Could Save Your Life

Orlagh Winters: Getting That Lump Checked Out Could Save Your Life

October 7, 2015 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

OCTOBER as many of you will know is Breast Cancer Awareness month and for that reason I am giving you all a gentle reminder that if there is any lump, bump or pain that you are unsure about, please go and get it checked. So many times we ignore our […]

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Service To Remember Children Lost In Infancy, Stillbirth Or Miscarriage

Service To Remember Children Lost In Infancy, Stillbirth Or Miscarriage

October 7, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  CORK University Maternity Hospital will be holding their annual Service of Remembrance on Friday October 16, at 7.30pm in the Sacred Heart Church, Western Road, Cork for anyone who has experienced pregnancy or infant loss. They welcome all parents and families who have experienced the death of a baby – […]

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