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22.9.17  Culture Night Kerry Friday 22nd September. With the national catchphrase Switch On Culture Night, venues and public spaces across Kerry open their doors to host a programme of arts entertainment late into the night. Culture Night is an all-Kerry celebration of arts, heritage and culture . Pictured in Siamsa Tire Tralee - 


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Baile Mhuire Centre To Host ‘Céilí Afro Dabke’ On Culture Night

September 14, 2018 at 9:27 am 0 comments

CÉILÍ Afro Dabke will take place in Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre in Balloonagh, Tralee on Culture Night, Friday, September 21 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. This is a world music céilí dance developed by dancer and choreographer Catherine Young and The Welcoming Project with a cast spanning performers from Ireland, Europe, Palestine, […]

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FRONT : Actress, presenter and media personality Aoibhín Garrihy will judge the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday 14th of September. She will be assisted by stylist Marietta Doran. 

Photographed with (from left) John Galvin, Chairman of Listowel Race Company, Patrick McElligott, MD, McElligotts Tralee and David Moran, Brand Ambassador, McElligotss Tralee. 

There is a cash prize money fund of over €6,000 and the overall winner will receive a cheque for €3,000 and a Honda Civic for a year. Pix : MacMonagle

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It’s Ladies Day And The Weather Is Looking Good This Afternoon

September 14, 2018 at 9:20 am 0 comments

TODAY is the day when it appears the entire female population of north Kerry invades the Island in Listowel for style, fun and maybe even a drink or two. The good news is the weather is supposed to clear up in the afternoon, so the judges will be able to […]

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Christy Lynch (Area Manager SVP) presenting a special trophy to Honor O'Connor to mark 50 years as a volunteer SVP and incoming president Tralee and South West Area Paddy Kevane presenting Junior Lock outgoing President SVP with a special trophy.

Years Of Service Celebrated At St Vincent de Paul Meeting

September 13, 2018 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

TWO long-serving volunteers with St Vincent de Paul were honoured at a meeting in Ozanam House on Tuesday night. Honor O’Connor received a memento to mark 50 years of service, while Emmett Kennelly (represented by his wife Aileen) was also recognised for his 60+ years of giving his time to […]

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Bluebird Care Recruiting For 20 Jobs With Open Day At Tralee Office

Bluebird Care Recruiting For 20 Jobs With Open Day At Tralee Office

September 13, 2018 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

BLUEBIRD Care in Tralee is holding an open day next week to recruit people for 20 new jobs in Kerry. The homecare provider announced last week it was creating 450 jobs nationally across its 26 offices. Staff will be needed nationwide after they secured tenders to provide care in all nine […]

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Movie Screening At Omniplex To Raise Funds For Cancer Charities

Movie Screening At Omniplex To Raise Funds For Cancer Charities

September 13, 2018 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

A NEW Irish movie will be screened at Tralee Omniplex next month to support Recovery Haven and Kerry Cancer Support. ‘For Molly’ tells the story of a young Irish couple ‘Evan and Laura’, engaged to be married and preparing for the arrival of their first child ‘Molly’ when a shock […]

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Aras an Phobail.

Successful Employment Programme For Women In Kerry Looking For New Recruits

September 13, 2018 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

AN exciting, new three-year employment programme for women in Kerry, supported by NEWKD is looking for new recruits and will host a free information session next week. The Moving On programme offers women free training, support and links with employers and while it only began last September, it is going […]

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IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

September 13, 2018 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

PROSPECTIVE employers will make their way to Institute of Technology Tralee for their annual Careers Fair taking take place on Wednesday, September 26 in the North Campus’ BIT building from 10am to 2pm. Graduates, students and job seekers from Kerry are urged to attend and connect in-person with potential employers in […]

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High-achieving Mercy Mounthawk students Keela Hughes (nine A grades) and Isobel Keane (eight A grades) with their results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Joy Around Tralee Schools As Students Receive Junior Cert Results

September 13, 2018 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were smiling faces in the sunshine on Wednesday morning as hundreds of students around Tralee received their Junior Cert results. Over in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí there was great excitement as the envelopes were handed out at around 10am. Principal of the school, Ruairí Ó Cinnéide, was very pleased for the […]

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Ciara Griffin of the Irish rugby team with her Croí crew, David Culleton, Noel Keane, Paul Cotter and Dale Houlihan at the 'Celebrity Chef Gourmet Night' in aid of Cycle Against Suicide at Croí Restaurant on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rugby Captain Ciara Lines Up A Tasty Menu At Charity Night

September 13, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE award-winning Croí Restaurant in the Square was the venue on Monday night for a special ‘Celebrity Chef’ night to raise money for Cycle Against Suicide. Almost €3,000 was raised when Irish rugby team captain, Ciara Griffin, took to the kitchen to cook up an amazing five course dinner for […]

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Pictured - Derek Rusk, Manager of Manor West Retail Park with Aisling Enright from Tralee and Seoidin Long from Tralee at last year’s Wellness on your Doorstep event.

‘Wellness On Your Doorstep’ Returns To Manor West Shopping Centre

September 12, 2018 at 7:12 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will host its annual ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ exhibition on Saturday, September 22nd from 12pm to 5pm. The event will provide information to the local community and visitors to Manor West about organisations, clubs and services which are right on their doorstep in […]

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New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

September 12, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB will be the venue for the launch of an interactive guide to list locations in Kerry to attract filmmakers to shoot here. Kevin Mulcahy and Ed O’Connor completed a Broadcast Production Course at the National Digital Skills Centre and are behind ‘The Kerry Film Location Guide’. The digital […]

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Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

September 12, 2018 at 2:06 pm 3 comments

TRALEE received a boost this week with the news it has been chosen to host a conference where speakers will discuss remote-working opportunities in Ireland. The town saw off competition from 40 towns and villages to host the conference which will be attended by 20 speakers and 150 delegates from […]

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Gemma Sugrue with Jenny Greene.

Another INEC Date Added For Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra

September 12, 2018 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

DUE to phenomenal demand 2FM Live with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra have announced a second date at the INEC Killarney on Saturday, December 8. After selling out two shows in 2017 2fm Live are back to do it all over again with two more shows this December. […]

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Launching the Recovery Haven 'Movember Challenge' were, in front; Mike Smith and Anthony Clifford. Seated is James Kelly. Back from left; Jamie Blake, Marketing Officer with Recovery Haven Marisa Reidy, Junior Locke, Siobhan McSweeney of Recovery Haven and Brian McCannon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Search For Volunteers For Recovery Haven’s ‘Movember Challenge’

September 12, 2018 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is calling on the men of the Kingdom to come together and show their support for its inaugural “100 Men/€100” Movember Challenge. The charity, which offers free, therapeutic support to almost 1,300 cancer patients across Kerry, is hoping to recruit 100 men to shave […]

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Members of the club committee. From left to right, back row: Anthony Garvey, Donal McCarthy, Eamonn Bannan, Sergey Udaltsov, John McGillycuddy. Front row: Derry Butler and Lily Tangney

Tralee Toastmasters Club To Hold Open Night

September 12, 2018 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Toastmasters will be holding an opening meeting (no charge for guests) on Monday, September 17 at Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club at 8pm. Everyone is welcome. For those who are not familiar with Toastmasters its aims are to enable people to build confidence in general and in public speaking and leadership […]

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Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH retirements come tributes and the sporting world was very busy today dishing them out to a Kerry legend. Here’s what people from all walks of life were tweeting about Kieran Donaghy’s retirement from the Kerry team… The best teammate I ever had bar none. The ultimate team player. Never […]

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A candlelight vigil in Pearse Park to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

September 11, 2018 at 3:28 pm 1 comment

A CANDLELIGHT vigil was held in Pearse Park on Monday night to remember those lost to suicide. Organised by Gerard Collins, this was the sixth year of the vigil which is held to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. People gathered in the park at 8.30pm where candles were lit and there […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Seven Milestone Games Where Donaghy Was A ‘Star’

September 11, 2018 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s a tough job picking highlights from the great Kieran Donaghy’s career in green and gold. He transformed Kerry’s fortunes in 2006, bagged two goals in the 2007 final, gave a stirring display in their loss to Dublin in 2011, saved their season in 2014 and supplied the next generation […]

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Listowel Races launch 2018 with Aoibhinn Garrihy and Marietta Dolan.
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SPONSORED: What A Week Of Fun, Fashion And Great Racing At Listowel Races!

September 11, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE race is on  to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival – the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday, September 9th until Saturday, September 15. This year Listowel Race Company is celebrating 160 years of racing at the scenic course, making it one of the longest established race […]

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Kieran Donaghy, turns his back on his job to concentrate on football. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kieran’s Poem As He Departs The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy signed off this morning from the Kerry senior football team and with it revealed an unknown talent…poetry! The ‘Star’ took to Twitter and uploaded a poem, ‘Kerry, I Thank You’ which is pretty emotional I’m sure you’ll agree. He speaks of playing on the edge (for which he […]

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WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 11:25 am 1 comment

KIERAN Donaghy has served his county with distinction over the past 14 years and deserves all the tributes he gets after announcing his retirement this morning. Just in case you’ve forgotten how pivotal he has been to Kerry, this video on YouTube uploaded last year shows his top scores and […]

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Kieran Donaghy comes away with the ball against Donegal in round 4 of the Allianz National Football League Division 1. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

A True Legend Retires From The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT a player! Kieran Donaghy has retired from the Kerry senior football team. The Stacks man has been a colossus for the Kingdom over the past 14 years giving joy to Kerry fans with his skill, commitment, endeavour but most of all, his enormous heart. He made the following statement […]

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Kerry's architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival which takes place from the 28th to 30th September. The event will feature talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events all around the county. Pictured at the launch in Ballonagh Convent Chapel are from left Barbara Carey, Carey Architects, Mike Scannell, Director of Services, Kerry County Council, Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council, Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Cormac Kane, Kane Williams Architects and Kate Kennelly, Creative Ireland Coordinator in Kerry. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Tralee Venues To Host Part Of Architecture Kerry Festival This Month

September 11, 2018 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival which takes place later this month. The event, which will showcase and celebrate the best of the county’s architectural heritage, will take place from September 28 to 30 and will feature talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops […]

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Taking off in the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Families Look Forward To The Ardfert Kids Cycle This Weekend

September 11, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

WITH children well back into the swing of things in school, the Ardfert kids cycle couldn’t be better timed to encourage them to get out and be active at the weekends. The cycle is taking place on this Sunday, September 16 at 12pm and children have the option of a […]

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Peter O’Rourke, CEO, Peter Mark and Averil Power, CEO of Irish Cancer Society looking forward to the PeterMarkathon next month.

Peter Mark Tralee To Raise Funds For Irish Cancer Society

September 11, 2018 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Petermarkathon’ is coming back to the Tralee salon. The annual fundraiser by Ireland’s largest hairdressing group takes place from October 26 – 28  in salons across the country including the one in Abbeycourt. This year the Peter Mark team will be raising vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society […]

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Appeal For Information After Incident On Tralee-Castlemaine Road

Appeal For Information After Incident On Tralee-Castlemaine Road

September 10, 2018 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for information after a vehicle carrying a trailer jack-knifed and caused thousands of euro worth of damage on the Tralee-Castlemaine Road. A black Toyota Land Cruiser with a trailer attached was transporting a red quad bike on the road to Castlemaine at about 6pm on Thursday, August […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Counterfeit €50 Notes At Listowel Races

Gardaí Warn Of Counterfeit €50 Notes At Listowel Races

September 10, 2018 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning people heading to Listowel Races to be vigilant when it comes to accepting €50 notes. They have reliable information suggesting a large quantity of good quality counterfeit €50 notes could be in circulation at the racecourse. Gardaí say that with the racecourse so busy and money changing […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 10, 2018 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: South Kerry 1-15 (18); Austin Stacks 4- 7  (19). We have reached the quarter final stage of the Co. Championship for the 9th time in the last ten seasons (the only year we missed out was in 2015) with the narrowest of victories in a dry, sunny but […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 10, 2018 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Under 10  Our u10 girls took part in a blitz in Abbeyfeale last Saturday. They played 3 game in total and played very well in all 3. They showed great determination & heart and they were a credit to the club. We’d like to thank Fr. Casey’s Abbeyfeale for inviting […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

September 10, 2018 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior B: Churchill 1-05; Na Gaeil 0-11. Churchill narrowly lost out to Na Gaeil in the Barrett Cup Championship Quarter Final in Killeen on Friday evening. With the aid of a cracking goal from Des McCarthy, Churchill led by three points at half time. However, into a stiff breeze we […]

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