Articles by: Dermot Crean

Killarney Music Festival Moves To The Racecourse

Killarney Music Festival Moves To The Racecourse

June 23, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Killarney Festival of Music & Food has announced that it will relocate from Killarney House Demesne to Killarney Racecourse. In a statement released this morning, the organisers do not give any reason why the festival has been relocated, but thanked the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht for working […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

June 22, 2015 at 8:26 pm Comments are Disabled

U12 Girls Blitz in Croke Park: We now have a full travelling panel confirmed for the Under 12 and 10 Girls Camán to Croker Event at Croke Park on Tuesday, July 7th. We are the only Kerry team among the 54 teams selected to date for the annual Camán to Croker event hosted by the Camogie […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

June 22, 2015 at 8:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Juvenile GAA It was a busy weekend for our Juveniles last weekend. On Friday night, our U-11s, along with the U-11s from Milltown-Castlemaine had a coaching session under the watchful eye of Kerry Captain, Kieran Donaghy, as part of the Night of Champions at Tralee Greyhound Stadium. A great evening was had by […]

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John Mitchels GAA News

John Mitchels GAA News

June 22, 2015 at 8:05 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER FINAL Kerry will play Cork in the Munster Senior Football Final on Sunday 5th July at 2.00pm. This game will be preceded by the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Final between Kerry and Tipperary at 12 noon. Stand tickets €35 There will be a limited number of stand tickets […]

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St Pat’s GAA News

St Pat’s GAA News

June 22, 2015 at 8:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 12, 14 & 26. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Mike Greaney Annagh, Bridie Hanrahan c/o Betty’s Bar, Denise McEvoy c/o Beauty Matters, Brenda O Hehir Balloonagh Estate and John […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

June 22, 2015 at 6:17 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in the Halfway Bar on Monday 15th June 2015 for a lotto jackpot of €7,000.  There was no winner.    Numbers drawn were 4.7.16.18. Lucky Dips. 1. Anne Sheahan, Oakpark 2. Betty Keane, c/o Paula Silles 3. C. Carmody, c/o Tom Leen 4. Michael Savage, Tylough […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

June 22, 2015 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL U16: Na Gaeil travelled to Killorglin to take on Laune Rangers in round one of the ‘County League’. Both teams had met earlier in the year in the Central Region where Laune Rangers defeated an under strength Na Gaeil team. This eagerly awaited contest promised to deliver some exciting moments and a […]

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Possible Venue Change For Killarney Music Festival

Possible Venue Change For Killarney Music Festival

June 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Killarney Festival of Music and Food, which is due to take place this coming weekend, is looking for a new venue. The organisers expected crowds of up to 36,000 to attend the two-day event in Killarney House Demesne according to their licence application to Kerry County Council. However, […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

June 22, 2015 at 5:32 pm Comments are Disabled

BRENDA MCMAHON: All in the Club and the local community were saddened to learn of the death at the weekend of Brenda McMahon (nee Foley), The Glebe, Cloonalour and late of Basin View. Brenda’s family association with the Club goes back to the very beginning when her father (John Foley) was […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

June 22, 2015 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

  Senior Football Senior County League Round 7 Division 1 Kerins O’Rahillys v Austin Stacks on Saturday next the 27th at 5pm in Strand Road. Junior Leagues Charlie Kerins played St Pats in Blennerville on Tuesday 16th of June at 7.30. This was their last game in the league and was […]

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Ballymac Man Elected New Mayor Of Kerry

Ballymac Man Elected New Mayor Of Kerry

June 22, 2015 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  A BALLYMACELLIGOTT man was elected the new Mayor of Kerry County Council on Monday afternoon at Kerry County Council. The Fine Gael man was the second Ballymac native to be elected on Monday, as Fianna Fáil councillor, Tom McEllistrim became Mayor of Tralee Municipal District that morning. Cllr Bobby O’Connell (FG) proposed […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help After Spate Of Burglaries

Gardaí Seek Public’s Help After Spate Of Burglaries

June 22, 2015 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ are seeking the public’s help after a spate of burglaries in the mid-Kerry area over the past number of days. A substantial amount of jewellery, estimated to be worth in the thousands of euro, was stolen in a burglary at Chestnut Bridge in the Firies/Gurrane area on Thursday night. Gardaí say […]

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New Mayor Aims For City Status For Tralee

New Mayor Aims For City Status For Tralee

June 22, 2015 at 11:56 am 1 comment

  THE new Mayor of Tralee is calling for Tralee to be given city status and also wants free parking for half days during the week in the town centre. Fianna Fáil Cllr Tom McEllistrim was speaking after he was elected Mayor at a meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry […]

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Participants at the start of the Summer Solstice 10k Run on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Runners Brave The Rain For Summer Solstice Run

June 22, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 150 runners registered for the ‘Summer Solstice 10k’ which was run in horrible conditions on Sunday night. It was the tenth anniversary of the run which was started back in 2005 by Jim McNeice as he looked to raise money for the ‘Irish Heart Foundation’. Runners took shelter from the rain […]

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Siobhan Leen and James Sugrue at the Ted O'Keeffe Family Fun Day at Ballymac GAA Grounds on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Brilliant Family Day Out In Ballymac

June 22, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather stayed fine for much of the day on Sunday to allow for the Ballymac GAA faithful to enjoy the annual Ted O’Keeffe Family Fun Day. There was a huge range of entertainment on offer during the afternoon a tug-o-war, puppet show,  barbecue and much more for families to enjoy […]

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Mary Louise Donovan, Moyvane and Marguerite O'Donoghue, Ballybunion, at the Kerry GAA Night Of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of GAA Stars And Glamour At The Dog Track

June 21, 2015 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

NOT only was the Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium a huge success, it was also a stylish affair for ladies. Debenhams sponsored the best dressed lady competition and against some stiff competition, it was won by  Mary Woulfe from Athea who was delighted with her win.   Continued below… She bought […]

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North Kerry Schools Recognised At National Awards

North Kerry Schools Recognised At National Awards

June 21, 2015 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

  THE third and sixth class students of Loughfouder NS and the fourth and sixthth class students of Lyreacrompane N.S. received national recognition at the 10th annual Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015 on Tuesday. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, presented them with awards for their excellent projects, which explored the issues facing […]

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Magic Returns To Kilflynn For Enchanted Fairy Festival

Magic Returns To Kilflynn For Enchanted Fairy Festival

June 21, 2015 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive hit last year with over 3,000 visitors, so it’s no surprise to see the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival return next weekend. Celebrating all things magical for children and adults alike, the festival is taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 27/28. The Kilflynn Fairy Council have again […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

June 21, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies tosses some delicious salad recipes together for summer days… Be creative with your salads and use as much seasonal produce as you can. A few tips for tasty salads; • Wash and dry your salad leaves. A salad spinner is a great […]

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Roger Harty: Blessed Are The Children

Roger Harty: Blessed Are The Children

June 21, 2015 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

  AS an adult there is very little to compare to the joy you experience when you catch a new-born baby smiling or laughing. It is something that puts us in awe of the wonders of the world and nature in general. Normally serious people, can behave like juvenile silly […]

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Paul Stephenson, Kieran Donaghy, Gary and Harvey Brosnan, Jimmy and Denise O'Sullivan and Neil O'Shea at the Kerry GAA Night Of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Stars Come Out For Night Of Champions

June 20, 2015 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE crowd came out for the Kerry GAA Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night with the stars of the pas year in both codes lending a hand. There was a lot of silverware on display after a great 12 months for our hurlers and footballers and many of […]

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Zoe’s World: There’s A Whole World Out There…Experience It!

Zoe’s World: There’s A Whole World Out There…Experience It!

June 20, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

  WE are all victims of routine. We all like what is familiar. Even though sometimes we dip our toes to test out what is different, eventually that is adopted to our routine as well. Recently, instead of dipping my toes in, I actually travelled across the water to America. […]

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Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

June 20, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

No.4 On The Square The Square YOU’VE got to hand it to the people in No.4 On The Square; they know their interiors. There’s been a lot of work going on over the past couple of months at the former Nightjar/Ruairis/Jack’s (remember Jack’s!) and the results are very impressive. Gone […]

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Work is currently being done at Austin Stack Park Park, which is being redeveloped. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

There Won’t Be Many Tackles Going In Here For A While!

June 19, 2015 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE diggers have moved in to the ‘Sportsfield’ as the hallowed turf gets, well, turfed out. A new sand-based pitch will be put down and other works will be taking place in the stadium over the coming months, so the pitch will be closed until around May of next year. Ex-Kerry and Kerins O’Rahilly’s […]

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New Mayors Of Tralee And Kerry To Be Appointed On Monday

New Mayors Of Tralee And Kerry To Be Appointed On Monday

June 19, 2015 at 4:01 pm 1 comment

  THE positions of Mayor of Tralee and Mayor of Kerry will be formally decided at meetings of the municipal districts and Kerry County Council on Monday. It’s understood that Pat McCarthy from Ballymac will become the new Mayor of Kerry, while Tom McEllistrim will be the new Mayor of Tralee. The […]

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O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

June 19, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  O’BRENNAN NS in Kielduff showed their caring side on Wednesday when they held a successful fundraising day, with a local rock band providing the entertainment. The day kicked off with a bake sale run by Sixth Class with money raised going  towards buying musical instruments for the school. Continued below… Then the Third […]

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Is Your Swimming Spot A Designated Bathing Area?

Is Your Swimming Spot A Designated Bathing Area?

June 19, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  TENS of thousands of people have been enjoying a dip at Kerry’s pristine lakes, rivers and beaches during the recent sunny weather. What most swimmers don’t know is that City and County Councils must designate official bathing areas in their area every year, so that they can be monitored […]

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Kerry Association London Looks For Kerry Person Of The Year

Kerry Association London Looks For Kerry Person Of The Year

June 19, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

The Kerry Association London has set a deadline of July 3 for the receipt of nomination forms for its Kerry Person of the Year award. The annual award will be presented to the Kerry person who has made the largest contribution to the social, sporting or cultural life of Kerry […]

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HSE

Nineteen Tralee GPs Have Signed Up For Free Care For Under 6 Scheme

June 18, 2015 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN GPs based in Tralee have signed up for the Free GP Care for Under 6s scheme according to the latest figures from the HSE. The figures show that 68 contracts from Kerry GPs have been received out of a total of 88 – a 77% take up according to […]

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New Brochure Aims To Attract Businesses To Tralee

June 18, 2015 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Tralee Chamber Alliance has published a new brochure to showcase Kerry’s Capital Town as the perfect destination for business, retail, education and for life. The Business Destination Brochure has been designed to give a flavour of what Tralee has to offer and why the town should be considered […]

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