Articles by: Dermot Crean

Diarmuid O'Connor is in midfield for the clash with Louth.

Here’s The Kerry Minor Team Aiming For Four In A Row This Sunday

September 15, 2017 at 7:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Minor Football Team to play Derry in the Electric Ireland GAA All Ireland Minor Football Championship Final at Croke Park on Sunday  has been named and it shows one change from the side that defeated Cavan in the semi-final. Jack Griffin of Dr Crokes comes in at full […]

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PHOTOS: All The Style Winners From Ladies Day In Listowel

PHOTOS: All The Style Winners From Ladies Day In Listowel

September 15, 2017 at 6:43 pm 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Listowel… THERE were winners alright in the style stakes at Listowel on Friday as McElligotts Honda Ladies Day drew thousands to the Island once again. Jill Duggan, from Killarney, was declared the overall winner of the McElligotts […]

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Looking forward to the Tralee Food Festival which takes place from September 22-24 were, Yomk Oviedo and Mayrinfer Ambrano of Transition Kerry, Paul Cotter, Croí Restaurant; David Scott, Tralee Chamber Alliance; Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley; Kevin O'Connor of Croí Restaurant and Sylvia Thompson of Transition Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Tantalising Line-Up Of Tasty Treats At Tralee Food Festival

September 15, 2017 at 9:53 am 1 comment

THERE’S just a week to go until  the third Tralee Food Festival in association with Taste Kerry and organisers say it will be the most important food event in the county capital this year. The town will strive to promote local producers and restaurants to an appreciative and rapidly growing […]

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The contestants and organising committee at the launch of the Ballyheigue GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' event at the clubhouse on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyheigue GAA Looks Forward To Its First ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Event

September 15, 2017 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

IT may be seven weeks away, but excitement is already building in the village of Ballyheigue as the club prepares to hold its first ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ night. A launch night was held at the club grounds on Thursday evening where many of the contestants gathered for photos and chat […]

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Launching the new Tourism with Business Course at Kerry ETB were Kerry Tourism Officer John Griffin; Evening Course Manager Kerry ETB Training Centre, Caroline Pull; Area Training Manager, Nora O'Callaghan; Manager of Go Kerry, Grace O'Donnell; CEO of NEWKD Eamon O'Reilly; Kerry ETB Training Officer, Sharon Browne. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Course Is The Business When It Comes To Tourism

September 15, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE tourism group Go Kerry has collaborated with Kerry Education and Training Board with the support of Kerry County Council and Destination Kerry, to introduce a Tourism with Business Course. This course when finished will offer a level 5 FETAC major award. Participants will learn a whole range of new […]

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Funding Of Over €280k For Disabled Persons Grant Scheme

Funding Of Over €280k For Disabled Persons Grant Scheme

September 15, 2017 at 9:50 am 1 comment

FUNDING of over €283,666 has been allocated for the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Kerry. Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin welcomed announcement, saying it’ll greatly improve the housing conditions for those living with disabilities. The Disabled Persons Grant […]

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Missing Man From Ballylongford Found Safe And Well

Missing Man From Ballylongford Found Safe And Well

September 14, 2017 at 9:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerryman who was reported missing from Ballylongford on September 11 has been located safe and well. Gardaí issued an appeal to the public earlier this week to try to locate 47 year old Barry Ahern who was last seen on Monday at his home in Tullahinell, Ballylongford. Gardai confirmed […]

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20 Residential Units In Tralee Estate To Be Auctioned

20 Residential Units In Tralee Estate To Be Auctioned

September 14, 2017 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE new lots of properties in Tralee have been added to the upcoming online auction being held by BidX1 (formerly Allsop). We previously told you about the 16 Kerry properties going to auction on September 27/28 on the website (click here for previous story). One new addition  is 20 residential […]

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Manager Stephen Wallace. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Ardfert Man Set To Be Next Manager Of Offaly Senior Football Team

September 14, 2017 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT man Stephen Wallace is set to be the new Offaly Senior Football Manager. The Kerry Junior All-Ireland-winning coach is to be  ratified at the next meeting of the county board. Wallace, who also won an All-Ireland intermediate club title with Ardfert, was recommended by a committee — comprising of Chairman Tommy […]

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Gardaí Appeal To Public For Information On Missing Man

Gardaí Appeal To Public For Information On Missing Man

September 14, 2017 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí wish to seek the public’s help in locating 47 year old Barry Ahern who is missing from Ballylongford. Barry was last seen on the 11th September at his home in Tullahinell, Ballylongford. He is described as being 5′ 8”, of thin build with a shaved head and brown eyes. […]

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People Invited To Fenit To Take Part In Coastwatch Survey

People Invited To Fenit To Take Part In Coastwatch Survey

September 14, 2017 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be a training event for people interested in taking part in the Coastwatch Survey on Sunday, September 17 on Fenit Island at 2pm, meeting at the carpark at the back beach. September 15 marks the beginning of the annual Coastwatch Survey.  The survey is a fantastic way to […]

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Celebrate Tetra Pak Tree Day by planting a tree this October 6th 
The Tree Council of Ireland supported by Tetra Pak, is delighted to launch Tetra Pak Tree Day themed ‘Tell me How to Make a Difference’, which will take place on Thursday 6th October.

Pic shows children from Stanhope Street Primary School  celebrating the launch of National Tree day with Tail Skinner the Tree Man in the Phoenix Park Yesterday (Mon).
On Tetra Pak Tree Day primary schools and families nationwide are invited to spend the day learning about trees and being outside enjoying their natural environment.  As part of this year’s campaign, over 1,000 Rowan tree saplings will be made available free of charge through the website, www.treeday.ie, for primary schools to help teach children about the importance of planting trees to improve biodiversity on the school grounds.  
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Tralee Schools Wanted To Get Involved In Tree Day

September 14, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tree Council of Ireland supported by Tetra Pak is calling on Tralee and Kerry’s primary schools to get involved in Tetra Pak Tree Day 2017 on Thursday, October 5. The aim of Tetra Pak Tree Day 2017 is to encourage primary school children across the country to put down their […]

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John B Keane Work Adapted For Stage At INEC This Winter

John B Keane Work Adapted For Stage At INEC This Winter

September 14, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

JON Kenny and Mary McEvoy will be taking to the stage in a play based on ‘The Letters of A Successful TD and An Irish Minister of State’ by John B Keane and adapted by the director Michael Scott. ‘A Successful TD’ makes its debut in the INEC Killarney on […]

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LISTOWEL RACES LAUNCH -   Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane pictured at the  launch of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day which will be held on Friday 15th of September at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival. The overall winner of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival will win an all new and super stylish Honda Jazz for a year plus a cheque for Ä3,000! Details of the amazing first prize were announced by David Fitzmaurice, Chairman, Listowel Race Company and Patrick McElligott, Managing Director, McElligotts Tralee. Judges were revealed as Ireland's top TV personalities and best known TV duo, Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane assisted by Kerry footballer and McElligott's ambassador Dave Moran. This is the third year of the McElligotts Honda sponsorship and in addition to the all new Honda Jazz with Ä3,000 cash for the Best Dressed Lady, there are also prizes for the Jazziest Headpiece, Most Iconic Lady, Most Glamorous Young Racer and Most Stylish Selfie!  Last year the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day attracted a record crowd of over 29,000, confirming it as one of the most popular and stylish events on the Irish racing and fashion calendar. The annual 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival runs from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September 2017. For more information visit www.listowelraces.ie. #listowelraces ##mcelligottshondaladiesday
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Three Days Of Fashion Competitions At Listowel Races Begins Thursday

September 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races this Friday is sponsored by AIB Listowel… FASHIONABLE racers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including dedicated categories for gentlemen, ladies, younger racers, vintage lovers, couples and the most Stylish Selfie! Commencing tomorrow […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students, in front; Lisa Costello and Ellie McElligott. At back; Alison Guerin, Clodagh Kirby, Sarah Healy, Niamh Ryan, Maeve McElligott and Rebecca Conway with their Junior Certificate results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students In Celebratory Mood After Junior Cert Results

September 13, 2017 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of teenagers had a day off today after they collected their Junior Certificate results at five Tralee secondary schools. There were smiles aplenty as they gathered this morning and principals were delighted with how they got on in the exams. In Presentation Secondary there were 107 students who sat […]

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Initiatives Planned In Town For European Mobility Week

Initiatives Planned In Town For European Mobility Week

September 13, 2017 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are a number of initiatives including free travel and a walking tour of Tralee planned in town for European Mobility Week which takes place from September 16-22. This is an annual campaign on sustainable urban mobility, the aim of which is to encourage and promote sustainable transport measures and to […]

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Members of Coiste Thionól Mhic Easmainn who are organising this year’s Casement Gathering in Tralee on Friday 15th September in The Meadowlands Hotel: tosach (ó chlé) – Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa, Seán Seosamh Ó Conchubhair (Cathaoirleach), Dawn Uí Chonchubhair. Líne 2 (ó chlé) – Brian Caball, Dr Tadhg Ó hArragáin, who will officially open The Gathering and speak ón Tomás Ághas/Thomas Ashe, Aoife Ní Chonchubhair, Brian O’Daly.

Casement Autumn Gathering To Take Place This Friday

September 13, 2017 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Tionól Mhic Easmainn/Casement Autumn Gathering will take place in The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, at 8pm on Friday next, September 15. This year’s lecture, entitled ‘Saving Roger Casement: The Exiled Children’s Misplaced Trust’, will be given by Dr Robert (Bob) Schmuhl of Notre Dame University, Indiana, USA. Dr Schmuhl, author of ‘Ireland’s […]

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Clean-Up Of Coastal Area Behind Blennerville Windmill This Sunday

Clean-Up Of Coastal Area Behind Blennerville Windmill This Sunday

September 13, 2017 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you want to get involved in cleaning up our lovely coastline this weekend, then this is a great way to do it. As part of the CleanCoasts Big Beach Clean Weekend, Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre will be running a cleanup of the area behind the windmill at Blennerville. Slí […]

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Chairperson of Tralee Art Group, Geraldine Kissane with her painting 'Waves of Grey' at the Tralee Art Group 'Art Inspired By Literature' exhibition at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: From ’50 Shades’ To ‘Black Beauty’, Art Group Brings Literature To Life

September 13, 2017 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fine turnout at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening for the opening of a wonderful exhibition which brings literature to life on the canvass. The ladies and gents of Tralee Art Group set themselves a task of creating works inspired by all kinds of books. The result was […]

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Billy Ryle: After The Junior Cert Results, It’s Time To Choose Subjects Wisely

September 13, 2017 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

As hundreds of students in Tralee schools get their results this morning, Career Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, says the Junior Cert is a very important exam in its own right… Junior Cert exam results were issued on Wednesday morning to 61,654 (30,349 female, 31,305 male) candidates nationwide, including 1,858 (923 […]

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Afternoon Tea Fundraiser For Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser For Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre

September 13, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING afternoon in aid of Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre will be held later this month and the organisation is hoping people support this great cause. The centre is set to host an Afternoon Tea Party  on Saturday, September 23 at 1pm in the Muckross House Hotel, Killarney. Guests […]

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12 September 2017; Le Galaxie were pictured alongside Aoife Woodlock, music producer for eir Other Voices, far left, at the launch of the eir Other Voices Open Call 2017, which will make possible the opportunity for one Irish artist to earn a huge coverted performance slot at the IMRO Other Room during the festival.  Transmisson of that performance on RTÉ along with further music career support from eir including all festival expenses, time in a recording studio and budget to create a music video, along with music industry mentoring from the eir Other Voices team. Visit www.othervoices.ie for further information.  Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

First Acts For 16th ‘Other Voices’ In Dingle Announced

September 13, 2017 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE eir Other Voices festival returns to Kerry this December 1, 2 and 3, and the first acts have been announced. It will be the 16th instalment of the world-renowned TV series recording sessions that reverberate around the ancient walls of St. James’ Church in Dingle, later edited and broadcast on […]

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Gardaí Appealing For Information On Missing Man From North Kerry

September 12, 2017 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí in north Kerry are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of a man from the Ballylongford/Asdee  missing since yesterday morning. The man, who has not been named, was wearing a black woolly hat, a brown check padded jacket, black jeans and sky-blue Nike trainers. He is said to have […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

September 12, 2017 at 5:37 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) Sunday morning football will take place at 11am in CONNOLLY PARK.…note change of venue….and all parents/guardians are invited to an “all you can eat” breakfast in the clubhouse. That’ll be fun! (ii) Thursday football at the usual times…U6/8s at 5.45pm and U10s at 6.30pm. ‘BRACKER’ O’REGAN CUP: Round […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

September 12, 2017 at 5:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Hi All and welcome back and welcome to all new members, coaches and managers. below is a list of all training times and information on our Academy. Training times confirmed as follows: (Subject to change, our Facebook page will be updated with any changes) 2011/2012 Boys & Girls Saturday 10-11am Mounthawk 2009/2010 […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

September 12, 2017 at 5:27 pm Comments are Disabled

FIXTURES weekending 17/09/2017 Wednesday 13th september VITHIT U12 Premier U12A v L.B Rovers 6.30pm Saturday 16th September SFAI Skechers Cups U12 A v Pallas United 2pm Birdhill v U14A U16A v Tralee Dynamos 2pm VITHIT U12 DIV 2 M.E.K v U12B  10.30am VITHIT U16 DIV 2 U16B v Castleisland 11.30am […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

September 12, 2017 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB REGISTRATION Registration of players for the coming season takes place on Sunday 17th September from 12.00pm to 2.00pm at Moyderwell. We look forward to registering all our players from last season and extend a very warm welcome to new players at all levels. TRAINING TIMES Training times for the 2017/18 […]

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WATCH: Fashion Lover Ashe To Feature On New RTE Show

WATCH: Fashion Lover Ashe To Feature On New RTE Show

September 12, 2017 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman is set to feature on the first episode of a new fashion series tonight (Tuesday) at 8.30pm on RTE1. Ashe Spillane from Tonevane will feature picking out an outfit for Killarney Races in ‘Frockfinders’, which goes behind the scenes of fashion boutiques all over Ireland capturing the difficult […]

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SPONSORED: With The New Kerry To Berlin Route, It’s Perfect For A Winter Break

SPONSORED: With The New Kerry To Berlin Route, It’s Perfect For A Winter Break

September 12, 2017 at 3:05 pm 1 comment

  KERRY Airport in conjunction with Ryanair announced earlier this year that from this November there will be a direct route to Berlin, Germany every Thursday and Sunday. This new route further adds to the number of Ryanair routes direct from Kerry Airport and reflects the Airport’s commitment on building […]

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Lady Golfers Raise Funds For Recovery Haven

Lady Golfers Raise Funds For Recovery Haven

September 12, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven were delighted with a visit by two members of Tralee Golf Club on Friday as they brought something special with them. The Lady Captain’s Charity Day was held recently out in Barrow and raised €1,585 for the Cancer Support House which was accepted by volunteers on behalf of the facility, […]

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