Articles by: Dermot Crean

At the presentation of a cheque to Pieta House, the proceeds of a bikeathon at Nolan's Londis on North Circular Road were Niall Nolan, Daragh Murnane and Sinead O'Connor of Nolan's Londis and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Effort At Nolan’s Londis Sees Thousands Raised For Pieta House

February 14, 2019 at 10:10 am 0 comments

THE local community turned out in force at a fun charity event in October which ended up raising thousands of euro for Pieta House. Nolan’s Londis on the North Circular Road was the venue for a bikeathon back on October 20 which saw people taking turns in pedalling away on […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students Meg Ní Chrónín, Mébh Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh, Caragh Ní Néill, Amy Ní Mháirtín, Aoibhnea Níc Muiris and Eoin Mac Uileagóid who took part in wearing orange for Cycle Against Suicide. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Goes Orange For Cycle Against Suicide

February 13, 2019 at 6:18 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí was a colourful place on Wednesday as the school took part in a special event for Cycle Against Suicide. All the students were asked to wear an item of orange clothing with some even painting their faces that colour for the day, in order to complete another ‘gear’ […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Under 15 boys and coaches after winning the Subway All-Ireland Schools U15A Cup final today in Dublin.

Mercy Mounthawk Basketballers Win All-Ireland Final

February 13, 2019 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has new All-Ireland champions thanks to the exploits of Mercy Mounthawk basketballers this afternoon. After some disappointments over the past few week, the Under 15A boys side went to the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght today and won the Subway  All-Ireland Schools final. They beat Malahide in the semi-final […]

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Tralee Mother Appeals For Respite Help For Intellectually-Disabled Son

Tralee Mother Appeals For Respite Help For Intellectually-Disabled Son

February 13, 2019 at 2:49 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE woman is appealing for respite help with her seven year old son who has autism and is intellectually disabled. Selina Switzer was on RTE Radio 1’s Liveline Show on Tuesday where she outlined the constant care her son needs and the pressure it is putting on her family. […]

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John O'Brien (seated centre) receives his Lotto winnings from Na Gaeil GAA on Monday night. Included are, front from left; Mary Maunsell, Pat O'Connor, Cathy Carey, Micheál O'Herlihy. Back from left; Sean O'Connor, Tim Lynch, Joe Clifford, Helen Cooper, Pat Daly and Donal Lucey. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Hits The Na Gaeil GAA Lotto Jackpot With €11,000 Win

February 13, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

AN Oakpark resident is €11,000 richer after he scooped the Na Gaeil GAA Club lotto jackpot recently. The lotto had not been won in 95 weeks so John, a west Cork native and former employee of Kerry Group, was surprised and delighted to learn he had won the prize. John, […]

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Mr Bob Savage, CIT Governing Body Chair; Mr Lionel Alexander, ITT Governing Body Chair
Front Row (L-R) - Dr Oliver Murphy, President ITT; Dr Barry O'Connor, President CIT

CIT And IT Tralee Submit Application To Become Munster Technological University

February 13, 2019 at 9:34 am 1 comment

CORK Institute of Technology (CIT) and the Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) have submitted a formal application to the Minister for Education and Skills to seek designation as the Munster Technological University (MTU). The application will be considered in accordance with criteria established under the Technological Universities Act 2018. The […]

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OFFICIAL VISIT TO CORK AND KERRY BY H.R.H The Prince of Wales & H.R.H The Duchess of Cornwall 13-15 June 2018.
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Royal Visit To Kerry Cost Council Just Under €11,000

February 13, 2019 at 9:30 am 1 comment

ACCORDING to a report by Radio Kerry today, Kerry County Council spent €10,850.16 on the visit of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall last June. The royals spent a day in Kerry visiting Derrynane, Siamsa Tíre in Tralee and Killarney House. Staff overtime accounted for €4,461.58 of that total.  The […]

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Kerry Badminton Association News

February 12, 2019 at 5:58 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin Kerry Division 2 and Division 4 County Singles Championships. Killarney was the badminton focal point last Friday night as the CPC.ie sponsored final four singles titles of the season where played out in the senior Ladies and Men’s Championships. With four titles on offer it was nice […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

February 12, 2019 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6 – MOUNTHAWK: UNDER 6 boys (born in 2013/14) will revert to their Sunday morning base at the Mounthawk Gym for training, ag tosú ag 11am. All welcome. CNOC AN tSEABHAIC – PEIL FAOI 8: The UNDER 8s (boys born in 2011/12) will be back to Mercy Mounthawk […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

February 12, 2019 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Men’s Results: Sunday 10th February  (14 holes singles) 1st Edward J Morrison (14) 30 Points 2nd Donagh Shanahan (16) 29 Points 3rd Ger Power (11) 29 Points 4th Kieran T Dinan (19) 28 Points Nrs of Cards – 50 Fixtures: Sat 16th Feb Casual Golf & Junior Golf Sun 17th […]

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Jessie Buckley.

Jessie Buckley Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List

February 12, 2019 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY native Jessie Buckley, has been recognised in the Entertainment category of the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List 2o19. The Killarney actor was hailed for her performance in the 2018 film ‘Beast’ and comes days after her appearance at the BAFTAS where she was nominated for a Rising Star […]

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Major Dinner In London To Raise Funds For Kerry GAA Centre Of Excellence

Major Dinner In London To Raise Funds For Kerry GAA Centre Of Excellence

February 12, 2019 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

DOZENS of Kerry GAA stars from past and present will attend the ‘Friends of Kerry’ dinner on this Friday night at a five-star hotel in the centre of London. MC Daithi O’Shea will host an evening to celebrate an all star line-up of Kerry GAA greats as well as marking […]

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Robbie Gets New Wheelchair Thanks To Wheelblasters Alliance With KRSP

Robbie Gets New Wheelchair Thanks To Wheelblasters Alliance With KRSP

February 12, 2019 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A MEMBER of the Kingdom Wheelblasters has a new wheelchair thanks to the alliance the club enjoys with Kerry Recreation and  Sports and Partnership. The wheelchair basketball club formed the alliance to provide the opportunity for more people with physical disabilities the choice to get physically active. During 2018, both partners jointly […]

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Dara Moynihan.

For Third Week In A Row The GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week Is A Kerry Man

February 12, 2019 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’s Dara Moynihan has been voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week beating fellow Kerry man Kevin McCarthy in a public vote. Sean O’Shea had been voted Footballer of the Week for the past two weeks for his performances against Cavan and Tyrone. This time it’s the Spa clubman who wins […]

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No.20 Sand Dune Cottages, Banna.

Three Kerry Properties For Sale At Online Auction

February 12, 2019 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Kerry properties are part of the next Bidx1 (formerly Allsop) Online Auction to take place next week. Located in Banna, Killarney and Castlecove, the three properties are part of over 250 lots (residential and commercial) to be sold on February 20/21. Over in Banna, No.20 Sand Dune Cottages has […]

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Flemby NS.

SPONSORED: Flemby NS — A School Of Diverse And Enriching Experiences

February 12, 2019 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a small school but Flemby NS has so much to offer children and parents can find out all about its attributes at an open day next Tuesday, February 19 at 7pm. Flemby NS is a two teacher school on the outskirts of Tralee in Ballymacelligott. It’s a school full […]

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Tralee Sports Complex.

IT Tralee Society To Host Fundraising Fight Night At The Complex

February 12, 2019 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

A SOCIETY at the IT Tralee is getting ready to rumble as they prepare for a fundraising boxing night at Tralee Sports Complex. The IT Tralee Spark Society is all about sparking the conversation on Mental Health. The society, which was founded by Co-Chairmen Conor O’Brien and Mike Edgar, holds weekly […]

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The Na Gaeil Léiriú group who will head to Mayo this weekend to compete in the All-Ireland Scór na nÓg Finals.

Na Gaeil Group Bids For Glory At All-Ireland Scór Na nÓg Finals

February 12, 2019 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP from Na Gaeil will head up the west coast this weekend to take part in the All-Ireland Scór Na nÓg Finals Na Gaeil, Tralee/St. Brendans Board  will be appearing in their second All Ireland Final in a row at Scór Na nÓg level in the Léiriú category at […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 11, 2019 at 7:50 pm Comments are Disabled

St Brendans League Ballymac V John Mitchells Sunday 10/02/2019 On a cold wet windy Sunday Ballymac and John Mitchells served up an enthralling contest that while hampered by a strong breeze still produced some exhilerating football. After early points settled both teams Ballymac started to gain a grip on proceedings […]

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Man Assaulted In Killorglin On Sunday Has Died In Hospital

Man Assaulted In Killorglin On Sunday Has Died In Hospital

February 11, 2019 at 5:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE man assaulted in Killorglin in the early hours of Sunday morning has died in hospital. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the incident that occurred in The Square, Killorglin, at approximately 2.20am. The man, aged in his early 30s from the Glencar area, was injured during the incident and […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 11, 2019 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Town Board Senior League Austin Stacks 4-8 Kerins O’Rahillys 2-8 Our Senior team renewed their rivalry with Austin Stacks at Connolly Park on Saturday last.  The game started in bright sunshine with Strand Road playing into the breeze in the first half. An intercepted handpass led to a move […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 4-8; Kerins O’Rahillys 2-8. This second game of the season (round 3 of the Town League) played on a dry Saturday afternoon (9th Feb) in Connolly Park produced some good passages of play by both sides. Shane O’Callaghan opened the scoring with a pointed free in […]

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St Pats

St Pats GAA Club News

February 11, 2019 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 08, 09, 26 & 28. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Mary O’Sullivan Annagh, Seamie O’Shea c/o Texaco, Donal Brosnan Lohercannon, Dylan and Luke Walsh c/o Poff Motors and Mike Greaney Annagh. Next […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 11, 2019 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 8’s John Mitchel’s sports complex was buzzing again this week with our mighty U8 Boys & Girls training session. The coach’s started off with stretching followed by some running & fun games. After that it was time for some Ball work where we got everyone practising the “Hand Pass” […]

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Abbeydorney Under 10s.

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

February 11, 2019 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

U10s : Our U10s participated in an Indoor Hurling Blitz last Saturday morning in John Mitchels Complex organised by Giles O’Grady, Kerry County Board. We played Lixnaw, Kilmoyley and Tralee Parnells with some great skills on display. COACHING IN SCHOOLS : Aidan Leahy has commenced hurling coaching in Abbeydorney and […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 11, 2019 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Scór Na nÓg All Ireland Finals    All roads lead to The Royal Theatre in Castlebar this weekend when a bus full of eager young performers, their mentors, families and supporters head westbound for the All Ireland Finals of Scór Na nÓg. Our talented group of Léiriú hopefuls will take to […]

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Cara Credit Union staff with representatives of the five groups awarded Lauri Healy Sponsorship Awards.

Five Community Groups Receive Sponsorship Awards From Cara Credit Union

February 11, 2019 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE community groups received funds from Cara Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards last week. The recipients were Wild Mind Nature Festival, NEWKD and Tralee International Resource Centre, Farranfore Development Association, #GameOn for Autism and St. Ita’s and Joseph’s School. Speaking to“Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos,” said Sean Roche, the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Theft And Criminal Damage Incidents In Tralee, Camp And Castleisland

Gardaí Investigate Theft And Criminal Damage Incidents In Tralee, Camp And Castleisland

February 11, 2019 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses and information in relation to a number of incidents of theft and criminal damage in Tralee, Camp and Castleisland. On Saturday night, a window at a business premises on Bridge Street was broken between 7pm and 7.30pm. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. At 4.30pm on […]

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WATCH: Check Out This New Music Video Made In Kerry

WATCH: Check Out This New Music Video Made In Kerry

February 11, 2019 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

A MUSIC video made by Tralee man Ben Kavanagh, shot in town and other locations in the county was released on Vapor Memory (YouTube Channel) Friday. Featuring an original track by US-based artist Robot Boyfriend called ‘Lakefront’, the video stars Tralee actor and filmmaker Bertie Brosnan and new actress Naoimh […]

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One-Way Traffic System In Place As Water Mains Works Begin In Boherbee Area

One-Way Traffic System In Place As Water Mains Works Begin In Boherbee Area

February 11, 2019 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE will be watermain works taking place over the coming weeks from Moyderwell Cross down to the grotto in Boherbee. As a result, a one-way traffic system will come into effect. Responding to a request for information on the works from Tralee Chamber Alliance, Kerry County Council said on Friday that […]

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