Articles by: Dermot Crean

Visitor Restrictions As Vomiting Bug Back In Kerry General Hospital

Visitor Restrictions As Vomiting Bug Back In Kerry General Hospital

December 4, 2014 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

STRICT visitor restrictions have been introduced with immediate effect at Kerry General Hospital (KGH) due to a number of patients with suspected norovirus – commonly known as the vomiting bug. Visitors are asked to adhere strictly to the visiting times which are 2pm-4pm and 6.30pm-8.30pm. Two visitors are allowed per patient with […]

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Funding Of €7,500 For Tralee Youth Project

Funding Of €7,500 For Tralee Youth Project

December 4, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE youth project has received a capital grant for €7,500 from the Government. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James O’Reilly, announced that three Kerry youth organisations are to receive capital grants to upgrade their projects. Tralee, Killarney and Listowel Special Projects for youth are to receive […]

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VIDEO: CBS The Green Defeated By The Sem In O’Sullivan Cup Decider

VIDEO: CBS The Green Defeated By The Sem In O’Sullivan Cup Decider

December 4, 2014 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Match report and video highlights (below, courtesy of CBS The Green) of Kerry Colleges Under 18½ – O’Sullivan Cup Final… St Brendans Killarney 1-19 C.B.S The Green 1-7 A damp and wet John Mitchels GAA grounds, hosted a brilliant battle between two of Kerry’s elite level teams, St Brendans Killarney and C.B.S […]

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Kieran Donaghy with his Kerry Blue Terrier, Bailey, who won the Cutest Puppy and Best Puppy categories in the Féile na mBláth Dog Show on Saturday in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Star’, Santa And Sam To Turn Up At Gaelscoil’s Christmas Fair

December 4, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy and friends will lend a hand to Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn’s Annual Christmas Fair Day which takes place this Sunday, December 7 in the school hall from 1pm-4pm. Everyone is welcome and there will be plenty of crafts, auctions and spot prizes on offer, with plenty of festive fun for everyone at the […]

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Gaelcholáiste Past Pupils Play Celebration Match At Na Gaeil

Gaelcholáiste Past Pupils Play Celebration Match At Na Gaeil

December 4, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

By Lisa De Róiste (múinteoir) A CRISP winter’s afternoon saw two past students teams battle it out in the grounds of Na Gaeil as part of the 25 year celebrations for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Under the watchful management of Eddie Murphy and Dónal Ó Ruanaidh, the two sides battled it out. […]

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Kerry County Council Motor Tax Office, Princes Quay.

Motor Tax Office Moves To Old Town Council Building From Monday

December 4, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Motor Tax Office is to move to a new location in Tralee on Monday next. The new office will be in Prince’s Quay, formerly Tralee Town Council headquarters and across from the Brandon Hotel. From Monday, December 8, all Motor Tax queries and transactions in Kerry will be carried out in the […]

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Fitness: Principles, Components And Variables Of Fitness

Fitness: Principles, Components And Variables Of Fitness

December 4, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee on basic exercise principles… In developing an effective physical fitness program, you must adhere to basic exercise principles, regardless of your fitness level. In the first of a three part series I will look at the principles of an effective training programme. This […]

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INMO Calls For Action As 128 Patients Waited On KGH Trolleys In November

INMO Calls For Action As 128 Patients Waited On KGH Trolleys In November

December 4, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 128 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital in November, up from 72 in the previous month, according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). This represents an almost 80% increase and a whopping 250% increase on the November 2013 figure of 36. The […]

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Blennerville Native Wins €350,000 In Lotto Plus Draw

Blennerville Native Wins €350,000 In Lotto Plus Draw

December 3, 2014 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A BLENNERVILLE native has won €350,000 in the Lotto Plus 1 draw last Wednesday and will share his winnings with his children. John Foley (77), now living in Williamstown, Co. Galway, his daughter Annette Keegan and son Timothy Foley celebrated winning €350,000  today at National Lottery offices in Dublin. When asked how he plans to enjoy his […]

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Teaching staff from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Tomás Mac Muiris, Fiona Uí Mhuiris, Deirdre Ní Chochláin and Principal Austin Ó Seachnasaigh  taking part in the official strike on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Teachers Take To Picket Line At Tralee Secondary Schools

December 3, 2014 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

SECONDARY school teachers in Tralee joined their comrades all over the country in the one day strike yesterday over changes to the Junior Certificate. Thousands of students attending Presentation, Mercy Mounthawk, CBS The Green, Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Coláiste Gleann Lí had a day off as members of teaching unions walked the picket […]

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Who Will Win The Kerry Hurling All-Stars This Saturday?

Who Will Win The Kerry Hurling All-Stars This Saturday?

December 3, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hurling All Stars 2014 will be held in Parker’s Bar, Kilflynn on this Saturday night at 7.30pm. The annual awards night, now in its second year, was the brain child of TraleeToday.ie’s hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran who, along with the meticulous work of Timmy Sheehan set up an […]

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Newsletter On All Things Volunteer-Related To Be Launched

December 3, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Volunteer Centre will be launching the first edition of ‘Volunteering Matters’ on ‘International Volunteer Day’ this Friday. Volunteering Matters is a monthly electronic newsletter for all things pertaining to the voluntary sector in Kerry. The newsletter will be directly distributed to the circa 3,000 individual volunteers and 600 plus groups registered with Kerry […]

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Charlie Kerins.

Republicans To Mark 70th Anniversary Of Execution Of Charlie Kerins

December 3, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold their annual Volunteer Charlie Kerins commemoration on this Friday, December 5. Members and supporters of Sinn Fein will march from the Pikeman on Denny Street at 8pm to the monument at Charlie Kerins park in Strand Road where Cllr Damien Quigg will give the oration. […]

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Climbing Wall And Playground To Be Built At Wetlands

Climbing Wall And Playground To Be Built At Wetlands

December 3, 2014 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

MAYOR of Tralee Municipal District of  Kerry County Council, Cllr Jim Finucane signed the contract for the construction of a 9m high Climbing Wall and toddler playground at the Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre on Wednesday morning. The €130,000 contract, which will be carried out by Browne Brothers Site Services Ltd. Loughlee, Carrigadrohid, […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Ok Not To Be Happy All The Time At Christmas

Zoe’s World: It’s Ok Not To Be Happy All The Time At Christmas

December 3, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

AS you are most certainly aware, Christmas is on the way. Christmas is meant to be such a happy time and everyone is expected to be so happy. It is true that Christmas is one of my favourite times of year; the lights, the presents and just the genuine warmth […]

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John Mitchels GAA News

John Mitchels GAA News

December 2, 2014 at 10:46 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR TOWN CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL ​Kerins O’Rahillys  V  John Mitchels on Sunday 7th December at 2pm (A)
 Ballymac  V Austin Stacks on Sunday 7th December at 2.00 pm (B)

Winners of semi-final (A) V (B) will play each other in Championship final
Loser of semi-final (A) V(B) will play each other in Championship […]

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€2.7m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee in October

€2.7m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee in October

December 2, 2014 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHTEEN residential properties made were sold for over €2.7m  in the Tralee area in October, according to figures from the Property Price Register. The most expensive of which was Glenogue House in The Spa which sold for €465,000, while the an apartment in Pier Village made the least amount of […]

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VIDEO: The Trailer For Austin Stacks ‘Rockumentary’ Looks Pretty Good

VIDEO: The Trailer For Austin Stacks ‘Rockumentary’ Looks Pretty Good

December 2, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks memorable journey to the Munster Club crown has been captured on a DVD to be on sale for the Christmas market. Rory Kirby has been filming the Austin Stacks progress through the championship this year, getting exclusive interviews and access to the Munster champions for ‘2014 – A Rockumentary’. […]

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Possible Change Of Stacks All-Ireland Semi-Final Date Could Mean No Live TV Coverage

Possible Change Of Stacks All-Ireland Semi-Final Date Could Mean No Live TV Coverage

December 2, 2014 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks’ Ulster opposition in the All-Ireland final have issued a request to move the fixture from Saturday, February 14 to the next day, which may affect live TV coverage of the game. New Ulster club champions Slaughtneil lodged the request with the Central Competitions Control Committee GAA to change the […]

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At the Launch of the Lions Club and Tesco food appeal.. were, from left: Christy Lynch, Laura Moynihan, Anna O'Sullivan, Micheal Higgins, Mark Boyle and Junior Locke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Help Out St Vincent de Paul With Lions Club Food Appeal

December 2, 2014 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Lions Club are hoping for the public’s help as they hold their annual food appeal  this weekend with everything collected going to the Tralee Branch of the St Vincent de Paul. It’s part of a busy weekend for the Lions Club as they are also holding their annual street […]

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Orlagh Winters: Prepare For The Party Season

Orlagh Winters: Prepare For The Party Season

December 2, 2014 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s December and we can all now embrace the Christmas spirit. Of course with this time of year comes the party season and this week I am going to give you my tips for being super stylish during this festive time. This week have your hair colour done, I […]

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Austin Stacks Juvenile GAA News

Austin Stacks Juvenile GAA News

December 1, 2014 at 10:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SEAIMPÍNÍ NA MUMHAN: ‘Well done’ to our seniors v The Nire! What a battle! What spirit and courage was shown by our players! What role models on the field of play for our juveniles! Great credit to Stephen, Paul, John Joe and Ciarán. (And we mustn’t forget Wayne Quillinan’s years […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA News

Tralee Parnells GAA News

December 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Brian Cody at Parnells Awards Parnells are delighted to confirm that Brian Cody will be our special guest at the awards night on the 12th of December.  Due to unprecedented anticipation and expected bumper attendance, the spacious venue of Fels Point has been secured by Parnells mentors. 2015 Officers: The following 2015 officers […]

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St Pat’s GAA News

St Pat’s GAA News

December 1, 2014 at 9:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our club lotto draw from last Sunday night. The numbers drawn were 12, 13, 17 & 22. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Mary Rusk, Marian Park; Annie Walsh, Racecourse Lawn; Niamh Switzer c/o Gary Savage; Jack Costello, c/o James Costello & M. […]

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Ballyacelligott GAA News

Ballyacelligott GAA News

December 1, 2014 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

​LOTTO The lotto was held in O Riadas Bar on Monday 24th November 2014.  Numbers drawn were 6,10,12,24.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Tara Murphy, Chuethall 2. Sandra Burke, c/o Paula Silles 3. Julia Jay, c/o Mannix PO 4. Mossie & Joan Harrington, Kielduff 6. Sheilann Rahilly, Chutehall […]

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Austin Stacks GAA News

Austin Stacks GAA News

December 1, 2014 at 9:23 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 3-5; The Nire 2-4. Away back in September 2001 when the English Soccer team scored their 5th goal in their 5-1 trouncing of Germany in a World Cup Qualifier in Munich the legendry John Motson said in his TV commentary – ‘it’s getting betta and betta and […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

December 1, 2014 at 9:14 pm Comments are Disabled

NATIONAL GAA DRAW In association with Croke Park, Na Gaeil are participating in a Monster 15 Prize Draw for prizes including All Star trips , trip to New York,€ 1,500 travel voucher, 2 € 1,000 shopping vouchers and hurling and football All Ireland packages etc. Draw will take place in February. […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

December 1, 2014 at 9:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U8/10 Boys U8/10 – Boys trained in the Sports complex on Sunday last. There were good numbers and everyone is getting back into the swing of things. Training continues on Sunday next the 7th at 11am. U12 U12 – Boys trained in the Sports complex on Sunday last. Training continues on […]

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David and Ger Mannix celebrate with the new addition to the trophy cabinet at Connolly Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockie Fans Up In Cork For The Match

December 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an incredible atmosphere before, during and after the Austin Stacks v The Nire Munster Club final in Cork yesterday. Ten buses put on by the Rockie club pulled up to the Cork Constitution rugby grounds at around noon, where hundreds piled  into the clubhouse for refreshments and fuel […]

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Tralee Man Rescued From Shipwreck During Volvo Ocean Race

Tralee Man Rescued From Shipwreck During Volvo Ocean Race

December 1, 2014 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man was involved in a shipwreck while taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday. Brian Carlin from Cloghers is a member of Tralee Bay Sailing Club and took up a position with Danish crew Team Vestas Wind who set sail in the Volvo Ocean Race in early October. In […]

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