Articles by: Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors: A break from the  action this weekend as we gear up for the last rounds of the league. The league table shows us in 2nd spot on 11 points with only points difference separating us from An Ghaeltacht. The points difference is marked however  as we are + 16 […]

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U12 mixed team for the Jack Rahilly Memorial Blitz

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  Ballymac Senior Fixtures Ballymac will take on Ardfert on Friday the 13th of July at 7.30pm in Ballymac in Round 9 of The County League. Make sure and come along in what is will be a great game. Lotto Results 2/7/2018 Jackpot €5,400 Venue – Halfway Bar Numbers Drawn […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Darragh Caplis and Sean Broderick . Both boys are on the under 15 North Kerry development squad  and got to the final in the Munster Humphrey Kelleher  Cup on Saturday the 7th July. Co League 2018 – Round 9 John Mitchels v Rathmore July 14th @ 7.30 […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

CÚL CAMPS : Hurling Cúl Camp will take place in Abbeydorney from 23rd to 27th July. Cost is €60 per child with reductions for additional members of families. Open to primary school children, boys and girls between 6 and 13 years of age. Monday’s to Friday’s, 10.00a.m. – 2.30p.m. daily. […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Minors vs Lixnaw: Round 1 of the 1B Minor County League sees Parnells minors face Lixnaw.  In previous meetings, Lixnaw won comfortably at home, then a few weeks later Parnells seemed to have turned their fortunes around, earning a lead that saw them several points around the end of regulation, only […]

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Stephen O'Brien lets fly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Details Of Kerry Sides In Action This Weekend

July 9, 2018 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE full All-Ireland senior football championship Super 8 fixtures for next weekend were confirmed on Monday afternoon and tickets are now on sale. As we all knew, Kerry play Galway in Croke Park at 4pm, a game that clashes with the World Cup Final which kicks off at the same […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

July 9, 2018 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Public Meeting: Milltown Castlemaine GAA Field Development Information: We had a wonderful turnout at our public information meeting on Monday last. There was a very positive feedback to the proposed development of our club facilities, which will be phased out over a 3 year period. We are privileged to have […]

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SPONSORED: Coláiste Íde Has Availability For 5th Year Transition Programme

SPONSORED: Coláiste Íde Has Availability For 5th Year Transition Programme

July 9, 2018 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

  Coláiste Íde has availability for students who wish to spend a year improving their grasp of the Irish language prior to embarking on the Leaving Certificate. Coláiste Íde is an all-Irish 7 day boarding school for girls situated close to Dingle town. Renowned for its high standard of post-Primary […]

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Grace Sheehan and Louise McCarthy, both Special Needs Teachers, on hand to help Killarney Valley Classic & Vintage club members, who restored a 1989 Land Rover 90,  putting it to the test on Rossbeigh Beach, Co Kerry,  giving the Land Rover a whole new lease of life, all in the name of charity. John Coffey, left and Tom Leslie, together with members exhaustingly worked over 300 hours on the classic Land Rover. The club sourced the old Land Rover in Cork. The vehicle had been off the road since 2002 , with only 82,000 miles on the clock.Benefitting this year from the proceeds are Down Syndrome Kerry and Recovery Haven Cancer Support Group. Tickets cost €10 each and are available online at www.killarneyvintage.com.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***09/07/2018

Win A Land Rover And Help Out Recovery Haven And Down Syndrome Kerry

July 9, 2018 at 3:32 pm 1 comment

A VINTAGE car club has restored an old Land Rover and will raffle it in aid of Recovery Haven and Down Syndrome Kerry later this year. It was a labour of love for The Killarney Valley Classic & Vintage club, who have restored the 1989 Land Rover 90, and put […]

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REPRO FREE - Erika Fox, top Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger/YouTuber, aka Retro Flame will choose the Best Dressed Lady at the 2018 Rose of Tralee Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday 19th August. A Glenbeigh-native, Erika is currently based in New York. Through blogging, she has worked with brands such as Tom Ford, Google, Land Rover USA, Vera Wang & Samsung. She has also been featured in a wide range of national and international publications including Teen Vogue, Seventeen and The Sunday Time STYLE Magazine. Her current overall fan-base is now at almost 200,000 followers. Erika will also Co judge the 2018 Rose of Tralee Designer of the Year Awards which will be sponsored this year by The Zipyard. Tickets to the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show are available from www.roseoftralee.ie and the Rose of Tralee App.”
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Top Model And Fashion Expert To Make Rose Fashion Show A Must For Ladies

July 9, 2018 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of the most popular events at the Rose of Tralee Festival is getting a make-over with a major emphasis on providing the ultimate girls’ night out experience at this year’s Fashion Show on Sunday, August 19. Ireland’s super model, Alannah Beirne will star as the special guest on the […]

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Call For Commemorative Plaque To Mark Site Of Old Creamery

Call For Commemorative Plaque To Mark Site Of Old Creamery

July 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has called on the Council to do something to mark the site of the old creamery at the laneway at Church Street. Cllr Norma Foley, who is also Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, put forward her motion at the recent meeting of Tralee Municipal District. Continued below… Cllr […]

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You can hit some great family resorts from Kerry Airport this summer.

SPONSORED: From City Breaks To Fun In The Sun, Summer Escapes From Kerry Airport

July 9, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THIS summer why not fly local as there is so much to choose from at Kerry Airport when it comes to booking the perfect getaway. Fly direct to Portugal’s Algarve coast with the Kerry to Faro route with Ryanair twice weekly from Kerry Airport. The Algarve region is Portugal’s southernmost […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 8, 2018 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it… It’s been nice for golfers… The scenery alone is worth […]

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Penny for your Thoughts…Anto ‘Butch’ Cronin, pedaling his Penny Farthing passed Breens ‘Open House’ at Kelly’s Cross, Sneem. Anto is cycling for the Ian O’Connell Trust, in the 35th Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, Ireland’s Biggest Charity event, the 175 km cycle has raised over 15 million for 150 charities, supported by 1400 volunteers on the route.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Perfect Day For The Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

July 8, 2018 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 35th year of the Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle was surely one of the best as around 7,000 riders enjoyed some fantastic weather. With many taking off at 7.30am — and some as early as 4.30am — it was dry and sunny with cyclists in high spirits as they […]

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Rent A Room To IT Tralee Students And Earn Extra Income

Rent A Room To IT Tralee Students And Earn Extra Income

July 8, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee is encouraging people in the town and beyond to look at a scheme where people can earn extra income by taking in a student. Under the Irish government’s Rent A Room scheme you can rent out a spare room in your house, tax-free, if the income does […]

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Roger Harty: The Importance Of The Word ‘Abstract’

Roger Harty: The Importance Of The Word ‘Abstract’

July 8, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

OK, this article is a little tricky, but that’s ok with me because the word ‘Abstract’ is a little tricky. Useful quote: If you change the way you look at the world; the world you look at changes – Wayne Dyer. Right let’s get down to business. If I asked most […]

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Launching the Summer Stars programme at Castleisland Library on Friday, l-r: Tommy O’Connor (County Librarian), Dawn Kavanagh (Dogs Trust), John Breen (Director of Services), Cllr Bobby O’Connell, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley, Eileen Murphy (Librarian). 

Libraries Launch Summer Stars Reading Adventure

July 7, 2018 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

LIBRARIES across Kerry are inviting children to participate in a fantastic adventure that will keep them busy with reading throughout the school summer holidays – the Summer Stars Reading Adventure. Each year Kerry Library runs summer reading programmes for primary school children to promote literacy development during the holidays and […]

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Aidan O'Mahony, bursts out from the back

Aidan To Relive His Special Moments In Croker On Stadium Tour Next Weekend

July 7, 2018 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ANYONE thinking of going up to Dublin early for the Kerry v Galway game can enjoy a tour of Croke Park with a five-time All-Ireland medal winner. Legendary former Kerry player Aidan O’Mahony will return to headquarters on Saturday July 14th at 11am, treating GAA fans to an exclusive tour […]

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Starters orders… At the official starting  line for the Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, on Beech Road, Killarney,  the Inspirational Ian O’Connell, had the honour of raising the Flag with Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach Killarney Muncipal District Cllr John Sheahan, also at the starting line was Ian’s Mum Nora O’Connell, Carer Kitty Scannell, Aidan Bergin, and  Dignitaries Bishop Ray Browne, Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle Founder Denis Geaney, PRO Cathal Walsh, Lily of Killarney, Carmel O’Leary, Old Velos Brendan Hennessy.The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is celebrating 35 years’ as Irelands largest one-day charity fundraising event. Over the past 35 years, we’ve raised almost €15 million for 150 charity organisations through the annual support of participating cyclists and volunteers.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Ian Sees Participants Set Off On Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

July 7, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 7,000 people set off this morning on the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle with a brave young man from Killarney among those cheering them on at the start. Ian O’Connell, who sustained life-changing injuries when he fell from his bike last August, was there with his family to watch […]

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Emma Nic Mhatúna addressing the crowd. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Ferris Calls For Support For Cervical Check Protest In Tralee  

July 7, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TODAY sees a nationwide protest will be held surrounding the Cervical Check Scandal and Cllr Toireasa Ferris is calling on people to come to square in Tralee at 1.45pm in support of all the women and families affected. Cllr Ferris said; “The organisers of the protest are asking for people to wear red to show […]

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Know Your Rights: Apprenticeships

July 7, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My daughter is leaving school and she is thinking about doing an apprenticeship. How can she qualify for an apprenticeship and how much are apprentices paid? Answer: An apprenticeship is […]

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At the launch of the North Kerry Way Guidebook was John Griffin (Tourism Officer, KCC), Helen Fitzgibbon (North Kerry Way Committee), Cllr Jimmy Moloney, Cllr John Lucid, Abbey Murphy (neé Cummings) (KCC), Ogie Moran (North Kerry Way Committee), Cllr Mike Kennelly, Joan McCarthy (Head of Tourism, KCC), Andy Smith (KCC).

Walking Guide For North Kerry Way Launched

July 6, 2018 at 12:44 pm 1 comment

A NEW walking guide for the North Kerry Way between Tralee and Ballyheigue has been designed and produced by Kerry County Council. The guide focuses on the attractions of the popular walking route and represents the realisation of an objective in the County Kerry Tourism Strategy and Action Plan. The […]

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Cars parked on the vacant site opposite Austin Stack Park on a match day.

Cllr Wants Action On ‘Terrible Eyesore’ Opposite Austin Stack Park

July 6, 2018 at 12:31 pm 2 comments

THE issue of the vacant piece of land opposite Austin Stack Park was brought up again at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District, with one councillor describing it as ‘awful’. Cllr Terry O’Brien brought a motion forward last week where he called on the Council to establish the ownership of […]

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PHOTOS: A Good Year For The Roses In The Town Park

PHOTOS: A Good Year For The Roses In The Town Park

July 6, 2018 at 10:59 am 1 comment

THE hosepipe ban comes into effect today but it’s good to know the Rose Garden in the town park will continue to look amazing. Kerry County Council staff in Tralee and across the county are using ‘grey’ water from the sewerage treatment plant to deliver a reduced watering service to […]

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Clearance Of Denny Site To Be Completed In Next Few Weeks

Clearance Of Denny Site To Be Completed In Next Few Weeks

July 6, 2018 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

IN case any of you were wondering, the Denny site demolition and clearance work is coming to a close. There are some final materials to be cleared and a small amount of work remains to be done on the chimney but it should all be wrapped up in the next […]

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Deputy Ferris Welcomes €176,000 Funding For Kilfenora-Fenit Road

Deputy Ferris Welcomes €176,000 Funding For Kilfenora-Fenit Road

July 6, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has welcomed the announcement from Minister for Public Works, Kevin Boxer Moran, that his department is allocating €176,166 to  fund a detailed design for the coastal road between Kilfenora and Fenit. The money is being allocated to Kerry County Council to progress the badly […]

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Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh at Annascaul Celebrating Singing 2017.

Annascaul Prepares For ‘Celebrating Singing’ Gathering

July 6, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE cream of Kerry musical talent is due to gather in Annascaul Village for a free weekend of singing workshops, music sessions, gigs, children’s entertainment, and lots of fun at the end of the month. The third annual Annascaul Celebrating Singing gathering is set to take place in the homeplace […]

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Sharon Farrelly.

Tralee SVP Shops Win At Awards Event In Croke Park

July 5, 2018 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was good news for St Vincent de Paul shops in Tralee last week when they picked up two awards at the Vincent’s Retail Awards in Croke Park. The Vincent’s Castle Street, Tralee picked up the Window Dressing award and Vincent’s Friary Lane  was awarded the ‘Team of the Year’ award […]

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Two Events For Children In Tralee Library This Saturday

Two Events For Children In Tralee Library This Saturday

July 5, 2018 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking to something to do with the kids this weekend, then Tralee Library could be the place to go. They are hosting two events for children with a well-known writer on Saturday morning and in the afternoon. Róisín Meaney will first host ‘Lost Heads And Superheroes’ at 11.30am where […]

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The Return Of Gin-Fest To Alfie’s At The Ashe Hotel

The Return Of Gin-Fest To Alfie’s At The Ashe Hotel

July 5, 2018 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

ALFIE’S second annual Gin-Fest takes place at The Ashe Hotel on Friday, July 13th and Saturday July 14th and promises yet another top notch line-up of events and entertainment. It all kicks off on Friday 13th with the return of their popular Wine-Down Friday. This takes place from 5pm with […]

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