Articles by: Dermot Crean

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Trip To Milan Up For Grabs At Ladies Day In Killarney

July 1, 2015 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  WOMEN from all over the county will be flocking to Killarney Racecourse later this month with a chance of a trip for two to Milan up for grabs for the winner. Celebrities attending the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the Killarney Races on Thursday, July 16 will include Glenda Gilson, of TV3’s […]

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Zoe’s World: Internet Strips Us Of Our Innocence So Use In Moderation

Zoe’s World: Internet Strips Us Of Our Innocence So Use In Moderation

July 1, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

I MAY yawn every time that I have to explain the internet to my grandparents, but truly I am not 100% sure what it is myself. I guess that it is a bank of never-ending information, a platform for all of our inner thoughts, a way of connecting and communicating with […]

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VIDEO: Moyderwell Pupils Make Tribute To Radio Kerry In Bid To Win €5,000 Prize

VIDEO: Moyderwell Pupils Make Tribute To Radio Kerry In Bid To Win €5,000 Prize

June 30, 2015 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE pupils at Moyderwell had a busy end to the school year and were up to their video-making shenanigans again. They decided to enter a Radio Kerry birthday competition and created a video of their version of the hit song Cheerleader from OMI. “Great fun was had, and is an ideal way to […]

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Orlagh Winters: True Friendship Is A Wonderful Gift…So Cherish It!

Orlagh Winters: True Friendship Is A Wonderful Gift…So Cherish It!

June 30, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week I was lucky enough to be a guest at a wedding of an old school friend in the beautiful city of Prague. It is a wonderful, magical city and the wedding day was one of those days that you will never forget. Memories were created that will last forever. […]

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Claire Makes Final Of €20,000 Most Stylish Lady Compeition At The Derby

Claire Makes Final Of €20,000 Most Stylish Lady Compeition At The Derby

June 30, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

A BANNA lady was in the final five of the the Most Stylish Lady at the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. Claire Murphy was in with a shout of winning the €20,000 first prize which eventually went to Limerick lady, Lorraine O’Sullivan. Claire Murphy wore a […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 10:26 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL SENIOR LADIES: Na Gaeil added to their Junior title of two years ago winning the County Intermediate final last Sunday in Ballymac against a very spirited and well drilled Rathmore team. This was a very exciting game of ladies football with the teams level on numerous occasions and […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

June 29, 2015 at 10:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  JUVENILE CLUB NOTES ÁR LAOCHRA FAOI 14: What a weekend! We took on the best at Féile na nÓg in Wicklow, in Carlow and in Wexford…and won! After 6 hard games we returned to The Rock as champions of Ireland. Gaiscígh na Ríochta! What a proud homecoming for Dara de Barra-Breathnach […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIORS: Churchill put in a convincing performance at home on Saturday running out and comfortable winners against Dromid Pearses on a scoreline of 1-14 to 0-08. In the beginning, Dromid showed signs of why they were top of the table with Chris Farley scoring 2 quick points in the opening […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football Senior County League Round 7 Division 1 Kerins O’Rahillys 1-15 AustinStacks 0-12 This game was played at the Caherina grounds on Saturday last in ideal conditions and a local derby went our way and a valuable two league points and a change in fortune in our Co. League campaign. Austin Stacks […]

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Austin Stacks, David Mannix, under close scrutiny from Con Barrett and Mitchell Donnelly. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:34 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Kerins O’Rahillys 1-15; Austin Stacks 0-12. Round 7 of the Co. League, played in overcast drizzly conditions at Strand Road on the last Saturday in June, went the way of the home side. The result leaves us on 8 points (3 wins, 2 draws, 2 lost) and brings […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Feile: A historic weekend in the history was for St Pats club took place at the weekend.  Pride of the parish has to go to this amazing bunch of un14s. Players who represent our club with great heart and determination through out. Our host club were Newtownmountkennedy and  treated the […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Parnells Cúl Camp: Parnells Cúl Camp takes place the 10th to the 14th of August.  Contact David O Dea 066 712 7782.  To avail of family discounts (for 2nd and 3rd children), all bookings must be made in one transaction.  Sign up online at https://www.gaa.ie/youth-zone/kelloggs-gaa-cul-camps/ Under 14 Camogie Final: Tralee Parnells […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 9:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR MEN: County League – Round 7: Mitchels v Currow We played Currow at home in Round 7 of the Credit Union Co. league last Saturday evening. Currow played with the breeze in the first half and opened the score with 2 points. We scored a point from Alan O’Donoghue […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

June 29, 2015 at 8:45 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto draw was held in  O Riadas Bar on Monday 22nd June 2015 for a lotto jackpot of €7,100.  Numbers drawn were 6,9,13,14.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Jack Kelly, Ballyseedy 2. Geoff Riordan, Ballymac 3. Nellie Brosnan, c/o Mannix PO 4. Fionnan Fitzgerald, Rathanny 5. […]

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Build4Life Receives €250k Grant But Ward In CUH Remains Closed

Build4Life Receives €250k Grant But Ward In CUH Remains Closed

June 29, 2015 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Castleisland-based Build4Life organisation today received €250,000 in National Lottery funding towards the funding of isolated inpatient children’s beds in Cork University Hospital, but the ward is still closed much to the dismay of the organisation The grant comes as the Irish Examiner reports that staffing shortages are delaying the opening […]

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Louth Rose Jenny Hanlon, Galway Rose Olga Lee, Meath Rose Elysha Brennan, Longford Rose Daphne Howard, Kerry Rose Juliette Culloty and Cork Rose Aoife Murphy at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing in Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Weather Stays Fine For Races In Ballybeggan

June 29, 2015 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather stayed fine for a weekend of great racing at Ballybeggan, but it failed to bring big crowds to the racecourse. Punters enjoyed two days at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event, while families were well catered for with children’s play facilities and a bouncy castle. However, it […]

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Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries At Tralee Businesses

Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries At Tralee Businesses

June 29, 2015 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are looking for the public’s help after two Tralee businesses were broken into last week. On Thursday night/Friday morning, between midnight and 7am, a rock was used to smash the glass on the door of Spotless Dry Cleaners in Oakpark. The thief gained entry and took the cash register. Then […]

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Tralee Native’s Company Wins Top Public Relations Award

Tralee Native’s Company Wins Top Public Relations Award

June 29, 2015 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

FUZION Communications, founded by Tralee businesswoman Deirdre Waldron, has been announced as the winner of the Best Public Affairs Campaign at the prestigious Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) Awards 2015, for its work with Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) on a public awareness campaign last year. The announcement was made at the […]

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Sonya Hogan, Mairead Enright, Tonya McGowan, Karen Best and Andrea Hogan at 'The Voice Of Tralee' contest in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ Entertains Crowds At Fels Point

June 29, 2015 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ on Saturday night. The fundraiser in aid of the Recovery Haven drew around 350 people who saw ‘The Supremes’ scoop the title (see previous story and photos here). Mary Higgins, Ann Drury Kahraman and Karyn Moriarty had the crowd in […]

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Austin Stacks Under 14s Are Best In The Country After Winning All-Ireland Final

Austin Stacks Under 14s Are Best In The Country After Winning All-Ireland Final

June 28, 2015 at 6:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE holy grail may have eluded the senior team this year, but the Under 14s from the Rock have captured the All-Ireland title this evening in Wexford. The Austin Stacks U14 youngsters are the best in the land as they won the Division 1 Féile na nÓg title against Naomh […]

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PHOTOS: Ladies Reign ‘Supreme’ At Voice Of Tralee

PHOTOS: Ladies Reign ‘Supreme’ At Voice Of Tralee

June 28, 2015 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE ladies reigned supreme last night at ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ contest in the Fels  Point Hotel. Karyn Moriarty, Ann Drury Kahraman and Mary Higgins, known as ‘The Supremes’, took the coveted prize in a fantastic night in aid of the Recovery Haven. Continued below… About 350 people packed the […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

June 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has a recipe for an Thai dish which can be cooked on the barbecue… Thai Chicken Satay Serves 4 Ingredients • 3 chicken fillets cut into small strips the size of your little finger. For the marinade: • 1 lemon […]

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Amanda Griffin, Causeway, Bernard O'Connor and Jay Dalligan, Tralee, at the rock concert at the Wetlands on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Bands Rock The Wetlands On Saturday

June 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sky may have been gloomy but the atmosphere was altogether upbeat at the Wetlands on Saturday for a rock concert which was streamed live online. Artists from all over Kerry and beyond played on the island on the centre of the lake, while students from the Kerry ETB Broadcast, […]

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Lorraine Smith, Sharon Phelan, Phil Smith, Jimmy Smith, Honor Flynn, Fr.Pat Ahern, Seamus Smith at the launch of 'The Origins Of Step Dance' DVD in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Friday. Photo by Aislinn Whelan

PHOTOS: Launch Of ‘The Origins Of Kerry Step Dance’ DVD In The Brogue

June 28, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout last night in Kirby’s Brogue Inn for the launch of the new DVD ‘The Origins Of Kerry Step Dance’. The DVD, which shares the history of where modern Irish dance originated through a beautiful mix of music, dance and stories that will delight all lovers of the […]

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Roger Harty: Conditioning And Its Effect On Our Lives

Roger Harty: Conditioning And Its Effect On Our Lives

June 28, 2015 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

  OUR conditioning (the way we were brought up) plays an enormous part in the way we live our lives. In fact you could also argue that it also plays an enormous part in inhibiting our freedom to live. For instance, if you were brought up in a certain way, […]

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The crowd about to throw stones into the water at the Celebration Of Light ceremony in Banna on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Special Celebration In The Light Of The Banna Sun

June 27, 2015 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

  OVER 100 people turned up on beautiful Banna Beach on Friday evening for the ‘Celebration of Light’. The event, which is one of the Recovery Haven’s biggest fundraisers of the year, is held to give an opportunity for all those whose lives have been touched by cancer to come together […]

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President of Tralee Rotary Club Derry O'Sullivan congratulates incoming President, Richard Bono. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Rotary President Takes Chain As Club Prepares For Sunday Fundraiser

June 27, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tralee Rotary Club President’s night took place at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night and saw a new President take the chain of office. Derry O’Sullivan’s final official function as President of the Rotary Club was to hand over the chain of office to incoming President elect for 2015/2016 Richard Bono. Members […]

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HURLING: St Brendan’s Beat Ballyduff To Win 2014 League Title

HURLING: St Brendan’s Beat Ballyduff To Win 2014 League Title

June 27, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was at the delayed playing of the Division 1 County Hurling League Final last night… Ballyduff 1-16 St Brendans  1-24 It is a long time since the Div 1 Hurling County League final was played in June but this was the 2014 competition final. The Kerry GAA Credit […]

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PROPERTY: Three Family Homes For Under €250k

PROPERTY: Three Family Homes For Under €250k

June 27, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Advertorial WE decided to browse through the many properties available to buy through Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean Auctioneers and picked three family homes for under €250,000 to show you… 1. 21 Carrigeendaniel Caherslee – €225,000 This well maintained five-bedroom detached residence is suitable for a bigger family with this five bedrooms, two bathrooms and […]

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PHOTOS: Great Send-Off For St Pat’s Youngsters Bidding For Féile Glory

PHOTOS: Great Send-Off For St Pat’s Youngsters Bidding For Féile Glory

June 26, 2015 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE school staff and pupils gave a great send-off to the St Pat’s Under 14 side in their quest for glory this weekend. The squad departed Blennerville just after 9am on Friday and pupils from the local school came out to line the bridge in the red and white colours to wish them […]

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