Articles by: Dermot Crean

Orlagh Winters: Just Because A Man Looks Stylish Doesn’t Mean He’s Vain

Orlagh Winters: Just Because A Man Looks Stylish Doesn’t Mean He’s Vain

February 24, 2015 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

  “You’re so vain I bet you think this song about you…” What is it about us as a nation that we still believe that when a man looks after himself that he is vain? Granted it is getting much more acceptable for a man to ditch the sportswear and […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

February 23, 2015 at 7:05 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL U14: The under 14 team played host to Finuge on Sunday for a friendly game in wet and heavy conditions. All payers played a full game. It was a good experience for the panel to play another game together as a team. Training this Tuesday in the Sorts […]

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Cathal Foley Elected Chairperson Of Kerry Sinn Féin Board

Cathal Foley Elected Chairperson Of Kerry Sinn Féin Board

February 23, 2015 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin elected a new officer board at the AGM of it’s Comhairle Ceantair in Tralee last Thursday evening. Former Tralee town councillor Cathal Foley was selected to replace outgoing chairperson Ristéard Ó Fuaráin. Robert Brosnan from Lispole was elected as Vice-Chairperson. Outgoing secretary Yvonne Sugrue from Ballybunion was returned. The […]

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Ballyheigue Man Dresses Elsa From ‘Frozen’ At The Oscars

Ballyheigue Man Dresses Elsa From ‘Frozen’ At The Oscars

February 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYHEIGUE designer Don O’Neill had one his designs worn by a big star at an Oscars party last night. The successful fashion designer based in New York tweeted the photo below of Oscar winner, Idina Menzel (better known as the voice of Elsa from ‘Frozen) at the Vanity Fair Oscar […]

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Duran Duran Are Coming To Killarney…Settle Down Now Ladies!

Duran Duran Are Coming To Killarney…Settle Down Now Ladies!

February 23, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

  AS TV show host, Jonanthan Ross, beautifully put it when introducing them a couple of years back; they helped many women get through puberty and now they’re helping that same generation through the menopause. Yes, those flag-bearers of 80s pop, Duran Duran, are coming to Kerry this summer and […]

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Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

February 23, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S still more than two weeks to the off, but punters, bookies and publicans are already rubbing their hands with glee at the thought of the racing extravaganza that is Cheltenham. But if you want to wipe the smile off your bookies face, there’s an event in the Fels […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Brushing Up On Beauty

February 23, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

  IN the last few years make-up application is all about the brushes. Three years ago I got my first Blank Canvas brush and three years later I still use it. It was the company’s first brush and now the range has grown to include a contour palette and liners […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

February 22, 2015 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies has a recipe for fantastic fish cakes… Thai food is one of my favourite foods to cook.  It is so unique in taste as you often have salty, sweet, spicy and citrusy in one dish. Thai fish cakes are simple […]

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Roger Harty: The Health Benefit Of Laughter

Roger Harty: The Health Benefit Of Laughter

February 22, 2015 at 11:27 am 1 comment

  EVERYBODY knows that laughter works. You have often heard it said; “we had a great laugh last night”, even Facebook is getting in on the act with LOL (Laugh out Loud) and LMFAO (a little too rude to print but you can ‘google it’!). You can even listen to […]

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Out To Lunch: Classy Darcy’s Is A Welcome Addition To Lunch Market

Out To Lunch: Classy Darcy’s Is A Welcome Addition To Lunch Market

February 21, 2015 at 5:41 am Comments are Disabled

Darcy’s Restaurant Barrack Lane TRALEE gets a bad rap when it comes to high-end restaurants. Everybody talks about the culinary delights of Dingle, Kenmare and Killarney and while it could be argued that there could be more high-end restaurants in a town of its size, we are still serviced by […]

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The Wailing Wall: St Patrick’s Day – An Oasis In The Desert Of Lent

The Wailing Wall: St Patrick’s Day – An Oasis In The Desert Of Lent

February 21, 2015 at 5:40 am Comments are Disabled

Johnnie Wall is looking forward to St Patrick’s Day, the bastion of relief in the middle of Lent… St Patrick’s Day. A day of celebration, an oasis in the desert that is Lent, the one day when it is officially OK to let loose on that repressed desire and longing, […]

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Group Theatre Prepares To Break ‘The Camel’s Back’ Next Week

Group Theatre Prepares To Break ‘The Camel’s Back’ Next Week

February 21, 2015 at 5:40 am Comments are Disabled

CAST members from the Group Theatre Tralee are close to staging a work they’ve  been rehearsing for a few months now. ‘The Camel’s Back’ will be performed next week at the Ivy Leaf Theatre in Castleisland from Friday to Sunday night before travelling to Listowel and finally Abbeydorney. Continued below… […]

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At The Movies: ‘Whiplash’ Is A Suspense Masterpiece

At The Movies: ‘Whiplash’ Is A Suspense Masterpiece

February 21, 2015 at 5:39 am Comments are Disabled

‘Whiplash’  By John Lyons It’s not even March yet, and already I think I’ve found my favourite film of 2015 – ‘Whiplash’. ‘Whiplash’ is this ferocious, raw, visceral experience that’s guaranteed to give audiences a relentless surge of adrenaline. I would wholeheartedly declare ‘Whiplash’ to be a truly magnificent film, […]

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Gardaí And Ambulance Attend Rathass Crash As Car Ends Up On Wall

Gardaí And Ambulance Attend Rathass Crash As Car Ends Up On Wall

February 20, 2015 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a crash outside the County Council buildings at Rathass just before lunchtime today. As the photo shows, the front left of a car involved ended up  balancing on the wall outside county buildings near the roundabout. Gardaí and an ambulance were called to the scene and while the road […]

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Man Killed In Road Accident Yesterday Was From Ballyduff

Man Killed In Road Accident Yesterday Was From Ballyduff

February 20, 2015 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE man who died in yesterday’s road accident on the Tralee-Abbeydorney road has been named. Michael O’Sullivan, from Ballyduff, was killed in the collision between his motorcycle and a truck near Abbeydorney village on Thursday morning at around 10am. Mr O’Sullivan, who was in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the […]

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Man Dies After Road Accident On Tralee-Abbeydorney Road

Man Dies After Road Accident On Tralee-Abbeydorney Road

February 19, 2015 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ have confirmed a man has died in this morning’s road accident on the Tralee-Abbeydorney road. Gardai in Tralee are investigating the two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred near Abbeydorney Village this morning at approximately 10am. A male in his 30’s was fatally injured when the motorcycle he was riding was […]

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Caherleaheen Pupils Turn Blue To Highlight Water Conservation

Caherleaheen Pupils Turn Blue To Highlight Water Conservation

February 19, 2015 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

CAHERLEAHEEN N.S turned blue yesterday as pupils and staff highlighted an important issue. As part of their ongoing two year Green Schools Water Theme Programme, both pupils and staff dressed in blue to. “The main aim of the day was to raise awareness about the importance of protecting, respecting and […]

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Person Seriously Injured In Crash On Tralee-Abbeydorney Road

Person Seriously Injured In Crash On Tralee-Abbeydorney Road

February 19, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

  ONE person has been seriously injured in a crash on the Tralee-Abbeydorney road. Gardai have closed the road between the crossroads in Abbeydorney and the bend on the approach road to the village from Tralee. The road is expected to be closed until 4pm. A truck and a motorbike were involved […]

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Ardfert’s First Responders To ‘Go Live’ This Sunday

Ardfert’s First Responders To ‘Go Live’ This Sunday

February 19, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert and District Community First Responders group, which was formed in May 2014, is to “go live” with the National Ambulance Service this weekend. The group, made up of local volunteers, will respond to any 999 calls within 6km Ardfert that involve chest pain, stroke, choking or cardiac arrest. The […]

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Tralee Shopping Centre Units Remain Unsold At Auction

Tralee Shopping Centre Units Remain Unsold At Auction

February 18, 2015 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

NINE units in Tralee Shopping Centre remain unsold after going under the hammer at today’s Allsop Auction in Dublin. The units had a reserve price of between €475,000-€525,000 and had a bid at the minimum of €475,000. Units 1, 6, 8, 10, 10a, 12, 14, 20 and 20a were offered collectively as one […]

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Controversial Ballybunion Site Sells For €200,000 At Auction

Controversial Ballybunion Site Sells For €200,000 At Auction

February 18, 2015 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A CONTROVERSIAL site in Ballybunion, where there were plans in the past to build a €25m hotel development, fetched €200,000 at an auction today  in the RDS Dublin. The 2.45 acre site opposite Ozone Terrace, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, was once the location of The Castle Hotel and is situated in the town centre […]

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Gardaí Seize €40,000 Of Drugs And Arrest Man In Ballyroe

Gardaí Seize €40,000 Of Drugs And Arrest Man In Ballyroe

February 18, 2015 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ have seized €40,000 of cannabis (pending analysis) and arrested a man in his 30s in Ballyroe as part of an on-going intelligence led operation targeting the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Kerry area. The man arrested is expected to appear before a sitting of Tralee District Court […]

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Tralee Experiences Big Surge In Broadband Speeds

Tralee Experiences Big Surge In Broadband Speeds

February 18, 2015 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will now be able to access even better high-speed broadband as part of €9 million investment by Eircom in the county’s broadband infrastructure. Most of Tralee will now be able to access broadband speeds of up to 100 Mb/s through eircom’s Open Access Network (click to enlarge map to find out if […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Worth Making The Effort To Socialise

Zoe’s World: It’s Worth Making The Effort To Socialise

February 18, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

  I AM not an unsociable person. All teenagers are not unsociable. Just because we tend to spend most of our lives on our headphones on, doesn’t mean that we don’t enjoy a bit of human interaction from time to time. That doesn’t mean that you should continue to talk […]

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HSE And Kerry General Hospital Apologise To Child Brain-Damaged At Birth

HSE And Kerry General Hospital Apologise To Child Brain-Damaged At Birth

February 17, 2015 at 7:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A THREE-YEAR-OLD Kerry child will receive an interim payment of over €2.5m after the HSE settled a High Court action today in Dublin. RTE reported on the Six-One News (click here for full story), that Skye Worthington was brain-damaged during her birth in Kerry General Hospital in April 2011. She now has […]

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PHOTOS: A Flipping Great Time In Town For ‘Pancake Tuesday’

PHOTOS: A Flipping Great Time In Town For ‘Pancake Tuesday’

February 17, 2015 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  FOLKS around Tralee were busy whisking batter and flipping pancakes this morning  for Shrove Tuesday. Over in CBS Primary School, pupils donned their chef’s hats and aprons and had super fun preparing pancakes for their classes. “The most popular process by far, has been choosing toppings,” said teacher Michelle Culloty. “We […]

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Orlagh Winters: Safe To Say I’m Not A Big Fan Of ‘Kimye’

Orlagh Winters: Safe To Say I’m Not A Big Fan Of ‘Kimye’

February 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

APPARENTLY Kanye West knows fashion! I say this with my tongue firmly fixed in my cheek having seen what he showed in New York Fashion Week at the weekend. How the ‘Queen of Style’, Anna Wintour, sat with a straight face is beyond me. To add insult to injury his wife […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

February 16, 2015 at 7:59 pm Comments are Disabled

STEPHEN’S MEN: We thank our seniors for a season of great outings and memories. They inspired us with their dedication and enthusiasm. They are indeed outstanding role models for our upcoming stars. They may feel justly proud of their ‘14/’15 campaign! While we deeply feel their disappointment, we look forward to […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

February 16, 2015 at 7:46 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL SENIOR: In what was always going to be a difficult away game, Na Gaeil face Kerins O’Rahilly’s in the first round of the town league. O Rahillys started the stronger scoring the opening three scores without reply. Na Gaeil got off the mark courtesy of Dara Carmody, who […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

February 16, 2015 at 7:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U8/10/12 Boys Our U8/10 and 12 Boys are training on Sundays last at the Sports Complex. This is proving to be popular and great preparation for their return to outdoor training on the 7th of March. Training continues on Sunday next the 22nd at 11am for the U8/10s and […]

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