Articles by: Dermot Crean

Martin O’Connor (fifth from left) receiving the keys to his new Citroen C4 from Fintan Ryan CEO Tralee Credit Union, with his brother Michael Fox O’Connor, sisters Elizabeth Mason, Ann Ryle, Patsy O’Connor. Also in the photo is Helen Geary, Tralee Credit Union and Jimmy O’Sullivan, Bill Naughton Ltd.

Martin Wins New Car Thanks To Tralee Credit Union

July 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A RAHOONANE resident is the latest winner of Tralee Credit Union’s Members Car Draw. A delighted and overwhelmed Martin O’Connor had great support from family and friends when he  picked up his brand new Citroen 4 this week at the Ashe Street branch. […]

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Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

July 7, 2014 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for news of special event on July 11 THE new Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Jim Finucane, will get an annual allowance of €12,000 it was agreed at the meeting of the Municipal District of Tralee meeting on Monday. Councillors were asked to consider the payment of an […]

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At the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle were, from left: Sarah Waldron, Meave O'Rahilly, Peter Lynch, Linda Lynch, Daire Dunne, Fiachra Dunne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Contingent Of Tralee Cyclists Complete The Ring

July 7, 2014 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more NEARLY 10,000 cyclists set off from the New Street Car Park in Killarney on Saturday morning to take part in the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle. The weather didn’t look favourably on participants, but we’re sure many welcomed the sprinkle of rain on the 180km route […]

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Tim 'Tiger' Slattery and Chris Lynch at the Tom Naughton memorial race night in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Wonderful Tribute To Tom Naughton At Race Night

July 6, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of a great beauty event on July 11 THE people at the Bon Secours can take a bow after organising a fantastic benefit event in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. It was all to remember Tom Naughton, an employee at the hospital who […]

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Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THERE will be free family entertainment over in Manor Park, Manor West on Saturday, when Suits Select celebrates its one year anniversary at the premises. In conjunction with The Streat Cafe next door, who are marking their third year anniversary, the two have come […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition 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 […]

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Steven O'Farrell, Dublin and Ailve McCormack, Tralee, at the Friends of Kerry General Hospital Gala Benefit Night at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Hundreds Enjoy Entertainment At Dog Track Fundraiser

July 5, 2014 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THERE was a great turnout on Friday night in the Kingdom Greyhound Track for the annual Friends of Kerry General Hospital fundraiser. There was bouncy castles and an ice-cream van to entertain the kids and a Best Dressed Lady competition for […]

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Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

July 5, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S racing season, so it’s time for ladies to style-up and head to Killarney for their summer meeting. You might even win a trip to Paris or Milan! Tralee ladies always make an impression at the course and travel in their droves to enjoy the […]

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Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

July 5, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more Johnny Franks, Meadowlands Hotel, Oakpark Road I HAVEN’T been to Meadowlands Hotel in a long time, again harking back to my old days in The Kerryman. The lunches there were generally good and the place was always fairly packed – that’s quite an […]

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Ticketmaster agent John McCarthy of B-Mobile with Eoin Burns, Fenit, who bought Garth Brooks tickets for the Tuesday night concert back in February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

‘A Lot Of Tralee People Are Going To Be Disappointed’ Says Ticketmaster Agent

July 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who has seen the Garth Brooks fanaticism first hand in town is John McCarthy. The Tralee man, who owns the B-Mobile shop in Dominick Street, is the only Ticketmaster agent in town and his shop was thronged with fans when the tickets went on sale months ago. “It was […]

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Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

July 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more  SINN Fein will table a motion at the next full meeting of Kerry County Council which will call on councillors to commit to reducing the Property Tax. A media report revealed this week that the Government is considering new cuts to 11 local authorities, including Kerry County […]

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VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

July 4, 2014 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on ad for details of special event on July 11 IT’S close now. With anticipation building for the battle with Cork on Sunday in the Munster Final, TraleeToday.ie’s Oscar Brophy and Ryan Higgins took to the streets of Tralee to get some verdicts on the match. They even […]

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Tralee Clubs To Receive Hundreds Of Thousands In Funding

Tralee Clubs To Receive Hundreds Of Thousands In Funding

July 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE clubs are to receive hundreds of thousands in funding from the government’s Sport Capital Programme. In all, €40.5m will be granted to new and improved sports facilities and equipment nationwide, an increase of 33% since the last round of funding and €927,255 will got to Kerry clubs. The Tralee-based clubs […]

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Five Reasons We Hate Going To Cork For ‘The Big One’

Five Reasons We Hate Going To Cork For ‘The Big One’

July 3, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

SO Kerry are to play their last game at the old Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday. Ah, the battles over the years, the stamina needed, the ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and the elation of success…and that’s just the emotions felt by Kerry supporters when they finally get to the ground! Yes, it’s […]

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The crew from French TV show 'Faut Pas Rever' Christian Auxemery, Bertrand Edel and Michel Magnien with Declan Dowling of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Million French People Go To The Dogs In Tralee

July 3, 2014 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of special event TRALEE is to get a big tourism boost when a French national television station screens a programme, partly filmed in the town, to an audience of four million viewers. The crew from ‘Faut Pas Rêver’ are in Ireland to film their 11o […]

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Sharon Sheehan and Ann Laide of Caball's Toymaster on Bridge Street with the 'Toby' teddies on sale for €3. All proceeds go to the Jack & Jill Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Toby’ And Caball’s Help Out Jack & Jill Foundation

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad to enter a great competition CABALL’S Toymaster in Tralee are helping out the Jack & Jill Foundation…with a little assistance from ‘Toby’. Toymaster ‘Toby’ puppies are on sale in the Bridge Street shop and it’s all to raise funds for the campaign to provide home nursing hours […]

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Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TRALEE and Killarney have been included in a venture to bring a 100 per cent fibre to the building broadband network offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps. The ESB and Vodafone have signed the innovative joint venture agreement to invest €450 million in building […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Keeping Salt Levels Under Control

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Keeping Salt Levels Under Control

July 2, 2014 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, looks at salt and the effect too much of it can have on our bodies… AT the moment, the average Irish adult consumes up to 66% more salt than the recommended daily amount (only 6g per day) advocated by health […]

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Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

July 2, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE stage is set for a fantastic line-up of dog racing for a great cause when the Friends of Kerry General Hospital hold their annual Gala Benefit Night on Friday. The event in Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, supported by Kerry Group, has raised in excess of €1.2 million since its inauguration in 1991 and these funds […]

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Members of Spa Road Youth Development from left, Leann Moriarty: Giorgina O'Really, Niamh Brosnan, Michaela Brosnan, Shannon McInerney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

€4,000 Shared Between Youth Groups At Credit Union Awards

July 2, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter great competition THIRTEEN Youth Groups from Tralee, Castleisland and surrounding areas received €4,000 in funds at this year’s Credit Union Youth Union Community Awards Night on Monday. This was a joint initiative between Tralee Credit Union and Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (K.D.Y.S.) a charity supporting young people […]

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Churchill Teenager’s Sailing Win Is A First For Club

Churchill Teenager’s Sailing Win Is A First For Club

July 2, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A CHURCHILL teenager has become the first member of Tralee Sailing Club to win a Laser Regional Championship in the sport. Tadhg Ó Loingsigh from Churchill had a very impressive win in the Connaught Laser Radial Championship in Lough Derg last weekend. Tadhg lead from the […]

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Orlagh Winters: Who Are My All-Time Favourite Style Icons?

Orlagh Winters: Who Are My All-Time Favourite Style Icons?

July 2, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more SO there will always be an argument as to who was or is the greatest style icon! Marie, a friend of mine send me a great quote recently: “Fashion and Style are totally different things. Fashion is about looking like everyone. Style is about […]

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Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

July 1, 2014 at 2:27 pm 3 comments

IT’S been an amazing weekend for the John Mitchels GAA Club with their Under 14 side bringing home their first ever All-Ireland title from the Féile competition in Galway. The Under 14 side won five games on the way to the final where they were victorious against Kilkenny side, Dicksboro (for a comprehensive […]

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Josh O'Sullivan and Jonathan Roche , aka 'NBK', from Tralee will be taking part in the Summerbrawl wrestling event in Horan's this August.

Tralee’s ‘Natural Born Killers’ Set For Hometown ‘Summerbrawl’

July 1, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee wrestlers are hoping for a packed hometown crowd when they part in ‘Summerbrawl’ this August. Josh O’Sullivan (26) from Ballyrickard and Jonathan Roche from Spa Road are better known in wrestling circles as ‘NBK’ (Natural Born Killers). They are part of the Celtic Championship Wrestling show which will […]

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‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

July 1, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click above to enter a great competition IS Santa right in the head? It’s a bit unseasonal for him to be making an appearance in July, but there he is in the window of the Credit Union in Ashe Street. There is method to this madness though, as it’s all […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA News

July 1, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10/Girls Training as usual in Healy Park on Saturday next at 11am. It will be the last Saturday training session before the Summer break. The Kerins O’Rahillys Summer Camp will take place on the week of the 11th to 15th of August. U10s U10s held a skills competition on […]

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World Cup Betting Tips: Will Argentina Finally Let Loose?

World Cup Betting Tips: Will Argentina Finally Let Loose?

July 1, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TODAY is the last of the second round games, which means no more soccer until Friday. I know, it’s depressing. But we still have Messi, sorry, I mean Argentina v Switzerland and Belgium v USA to look forward to this evening. Argentina v Switzerland […]

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Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

July 1, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more THE clock is ticking towards the time when a group of judges will arrive in Tralee to consider if the town should be the champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. There’s only one month to go to the big day – […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Tips For Blushing

July 1, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of special event AFTER our great summer spell, people have found their skin is breaking out. We are all using a lot of suntan lotion and our skin can only absorb so much. So aim for oil free formulations and shower well to remove in […]

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John Mitchels GAA News

John Mitchels GAA News

June 30, 2014 at 10:27 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER14 BOYS FEILE WEEKEND Feile 2014 The u-14 team set out for Galway early on Friday morning to take part in the All-Ireland Feile Football Finals, although the team and mentors had heard about the wonderful adventure that lay ahead of them. The new friends made in St. Gabriels, the comradeship […]

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