Articles by: Dermot Crean

Man Looks To Reward Tralee Ladies For Good Deed At Bank

Man Looks To Reward Tralee Ladies For Good Deed At Bank

February 9, 2015 at 2:39 pm 1 comment

A BALLYDUFF man is looking to thank two young Tralee ladies for ensuring he wasn’t €500 out of pocket last week. Murt O’Sullivan was on Deirdre Walsh’s ‘Talkabout’ programme on Radio Kerry earlier today, where he told listeners about what happened to him at the AIB  ATM machine on Castle […]

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A Fashion Show Not To Be Missed In Ballygarry

A Fashion Show Not To Be Missed In Ballygarry

February 9, 2015 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Fashion Week, Kerry Boutique and Kerry Designer Show will be held in the magnificent surroundings of the Pavilion at Ballygarry House Hotel on Tuesday, March 3 and promises to be something special. The show, produced as part of the 7th annual Kerry Fashion Week, will exclusively feature new collections from […]

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Eoghain Sheehy, Jamie Lowham, David Culloty, Kieran O'Donovan and Neil Cannon at the Na Gaeil GAA Celebration Night at The Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Na Gaeil GAA Club Celebrates In The Meadowlands

February 9, 2015 at 11:08 am 1 comment

OVER 150 members of Na Gaeil GAA gathered to celebrate a great year for the Oakpark club at the Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday night. This year the annual social was billed as a celebration night, as they have a lot to celebrate according to Club PRO, Theresa Kelliher. “We have […]

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Jane Lynch, Paula Foley and Melissa Costello at the 'Dress Haven' fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Night Of Fashion For A Great Cause At Fels Point

February 8, 2015 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 fashion lovers showed up at the Fels Point Hotel last night for a great charity event. The ‘Dress Haven’ fundraiser, the brainchild of Mary Brick, was in aid of the Recovery Haven. People attending could browse through the donated items on racks, while models also displayed the clothes […]

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Roger Harty: Spirit v Energy

Roger Harty: Spirit v Energy

February 8, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

  IF I pose to you a simple question – what is the difference between Slán leat, Goodbye, Au revoir and Auf wiedersehen? What would your answer be? Perhaps ‘Roger, don’t be ridiculous and don’t be wasting my time as you know well they’re all saying the same thing’. Exactly, […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘The Interview’ Doesn’t Go Well

At The Omniplex: ‘The Interview’ Doesn’t Go Well

February 8, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Interview’ By John Lyons Seth Rogen’s newest comedy venture made worldwide headlines last December when North Korea officially condemned the film, declaring it to be an “act of war”. In the weeks to follow, an unknown source hacked Sony Pictures. There were implications of a terrorist attack, the film was […]

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O’Halloran’s Rugby: Italian Job Done, But Ireland Face Much Tougher Test Against France

O’Halloran’s Rugby: Italian Job Done, But Ireland Face Much Tougher Test Against France

February 8, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, says Ireland can expect France to bring their A game for the next match… EVEN the loss of Sean O Brien just before kick off wasn’t enough to prevent the expected opening win for Ireland over Italy in the Six Nations. O’Brien twinged his hamstring […]

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Stephen Stack Rallies The Troops Ahead Of Big Match

Stephen Stack Rallies The Troops Ahead Of Big Match

February 7, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks senior team boss, Stephen Stack, has issued a rallying cry for all Rockie supporters ahead of the All-Ireland Club semi-final next Sunday. In an open letter published on the Austin Stacks website last night, the Rockies manager asks the black and amber fans to make a special effort […]

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Aqua Dome To Welcome Its 4,000,000th Visitor This Month

Aqua Dome To Welcome Its 4,000,000th Visitor This Month

February 7, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

CONFETTI shoots will explode and ticker-tape will shine when the Aqua Dome Tralee welcomes its four millionth (4,000,000) visitor next weekend, sometime between February 19 and 22. But who will be the lucky 4,000,000th visitor? “Based on the average number of people who visit the Aqua Dome each week, our calculations suggest that […]

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Kerry To Faro Service Reduced To Summer Months

Kerry To Faro Service Reduced To Summer Months

February 6, 2015 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE was bad news for spring and autumn sun worshippers as Ryanair have announced a reduction in their service from Kerry to Faro in Portugal. Normally operating from April to October, the twice weekly service has now been reduced to just the three peak summer months of June to August. […]

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Chamber Tells Tánaiste Grants To Tackle Derelict Sites Can Create Hundreds Of Jobs In Town

Chamber Tells Tánaiste Grants To Tackle Derelict Sites Can Create Hundreds Of Jobs In Town

February 6, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

TÁNAISTE Joan Burton has been told that hundreds of jobs would be created in Tralee if the Government introduced a grant scheme to regenerate former industrial areas in the town. At a meeting with the Board of Tralee Chamber Alliance yesterday, Joan Burton heard that one company had planned to […]

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Jeep Repeatedly Crashes Into Car In Hit And Run Incident At Boherbee

Jeep Repeatedly Crashes Into Car In Hit And Run Incident At Boherbee

February 6, 2015 at 10:41 am 1 comment

A HIT and run incident occurred in Boherbee last night, where a car, occupied by two people, was repeatedly crashed into by a jeep. No-one was injured in the incident. At around 9pm on Thursday night, a car, with a male in the passenger seat and a female in the driver’s side, […]

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O’Halloran’s Rugby: Hard To See Ireland Beaten…But You Never Know!

O’Halloran’s Rugby: Hard To See Ireland Beaten…But You Never Know!

February 6, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, looks forward to Ireland’s Italian job tomorrow and says the home side will be no pushovers… IRELAND head to the Eternal City for their opening game in this years RBS Six Nations. The fan-friendly (if not transport-friendly) Stadio Olimpico will play host to this battle […]

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Kate’s Tips To Get Your House In Order For Spring

Kate’s Tips To Get Your House In Order For Spring

February 5, 2015 at 12:13 pm 1 comment

Spring is here (technically) and Kate Brosnan of Total Cleaning Supplies at Clash Industrial Estate, has tips to spruce up your home for the season… Cleaning. Ah yes, that lovely word that evokes such pleasant thoughts in our minds!  Try a few of these little tips to make it a little […]

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Curtain Comes Up On Tralee Theatre Group’s Play

Curtain Comes Up On Tralee Theatre Group’s Play

February 5, 2015 at 11:41 am 1 comment

IT’S nearly showtime for members of the Zyber Theatre as they begin a three night run of their new play tonight. The Tralee-based group presents ‘CrissCross’, a new play by John Fraher at the Ivy Leaf  Theatre, Castleisland on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 5th, 6th and 7th of February at 8pm. […]

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Gardaí Seize €480k Of Cannabis In Abbeyfeale And Newcastle West Area

Gardaí Seize €480k Of Cannabis In Abbeyfeale And Newcastle West Area

February 4, 2015 at 9:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  CANNABIS with an estimated street value of €480,000 was seized by Gardaí in the Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale areas today. As part of an ongoing operation into the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Newcastle West area, Gardaí from Newcastle West Garda Station, with the assistance of […]

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It’s Going To Be Cold Out There Tonight…

It’s Going To Be Cold Out There Tonight…

February 4, 2015 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  MET Eireann have issued a status Orange weather alert for Munster and Leinster with temperatures set to plummet to -2 to -6 degrees celsius. The weather warning is in effect from tonight at 8pm to Thursday morning at 10am. Kerry County Council are advising caution on the roads tonight and in […]

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Archive Ice Cross Photo Goes Viral Thanks To Kerry-Based Facebook Group

Archive Ice Cross Photo Goes Viral Thanks To Kerry-Based Facebook Group

February 4, 2015 at 2:46 pm 2 comments

A PHOTO taken in Kerry during the ‘Big Freeze’ of winter 2010 has gone viral after a Kerry Facebook group posted it on Monday morning. The image of the ice-laden cross taken on the top of Mount Brandon on January 1, 2010 by Máire Criomhthain, has been viewed 167,000 times (as of early […]

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Zoe’s World: I’m So Bored With Transition Year

Zoe’s World: I’m So Bored With Transition Year

February 4, 2015 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

HERE come the “I told you sos”… As some of you may be aware, I am currently half way through transition year. I am asked almost daily “what year are you in?” and when I say transition year, everyone kind of nods and just knows that you don’t do a whole […]

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Visit Kerry Heritage Sites For Free On First Wednesday Of The Month

Visit Kerry Heritage Sites For Free On First Wednesday Of The Month

February 4, 2015 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re at a loss for something to do on a Wednesday during the tourist season, then The Office of Public Works (OPW) could come to the rescue. It’s been announced that all OPW managed Heritage Sites will continue the policy of offering  free admission to individuals wishing to visit these sites […]

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Ben O'Brien, Louis Tobin and Daniel O'Sayanrhion of Derryquay NS at the Tralee Credit Union Kerry Schools Quiz in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday.  Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD ©

PHOTOS: Schools Battle It Out At Tralee Credit Union Table Quiz

February 3, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 200 children from 27 primary schools in Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin and the surrounding areas competed on Sunday in the Tralee Credit Union Noreen Lynch Annual Schools Quiz 2015 at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. “We had great support again this year from all the schools who battled it out for the […]

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Graham’s Jigsaw Work Earns Him National Recognition

Graham’s Jigsaw Work Earns Him National Recognition

February 3, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A TEENAGER from Tralee is one of 20 young people nationally to be recognised in the Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards Programme. Graham Nelligan, a sixth year student at Mercy Mounthawk, has been recognised for the motivation, service and impact he has demonstrated for his local community. Graham has been volunteering with […]

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Kerry Hospice AGM To Take Place Next Week

Kerry Hospice AGM To Take Place Next Week

February 3, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE AGM of the Tralee Branch of the Kerry Hospice will take place on Tuesday Feburary 10 at 8.15pm in the Grand Hotel, Denny Street, everybody welcome. The Kerry Hospice Foundation is at a very important stage at the moment with the new in-patient unit going to tender shortly. The turning of […]

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Drop In Number Of People Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

Drop In Number Of People Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

February 3, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a decrease in the amount of patients waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital in January compared to the same month in 2014. Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) showed 75 patients were waiting on trolleys in wards and the Emergency Department last month, down from […]

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Orlagh Winters: When The Media Goes Too Far With Photos

Orlagh Winters: When The Media Goes Too Far With Photos

February 3, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the most disturbing trends of the modern age has to be the fascination of photos of accidents and funerals by certain newspapers. Before anyone leaps to make the point that by highlighting car accident pictures that someone may slow down and drive a little more carefully, do you […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

February 2, 2015 at 10:01 pm Comments are Disabled

CELEBRATION DANCE Our dinner dance will be held in the Meadlowlands hotel, Saturday the 7th of February 2015 at 7.30pm sharp. The  band Heart and Soul will have you on the dance floor all night and our Senior and Junior team will be presented with their medals. €35 per person,tickets now on sale […]

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Kerry Motor Sales In January Up Almost 30% On Same Month In 2014

Kerry Motor Sales In January Up Almost 30% On Same Month In 2014

February 2, 2015 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THINGS are looking good for the motor industry in Kerry with the latest figures  released today. There were 688 new car registrations in Kerry in January according to the figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was an increase of 29.57% on January 2014’s figure of 531 […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Shanakill And St Anne’s Bungalows

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Shanakill And St Anne’s Bungalows

February 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are investigating two separate burglaries in Tralee last week. A house at St Anne’s Bungalows was broken into between 11.30am on Tuesday, January 27 and 12 noon on Wednesday, January 28. The house was ransacked and a number of small items were taken. Many elderly people live in St Anne’s Bungalows […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Tara Wins Third All-Ireland Title

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Tara Wins Third All-Ireland Title

February 2, 2015 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí student, Tara Ní Dhuinín, won an amazing third All-Ireland championship in Dublin last week. Tara, from Castlegregory, was one of six Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí acts to reach the All-Ireland of Scléip, the stage competition for All-Irish second level schools. Tara had won the prestigious award twice at junior level in the […]

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Michelle Greaney, Helen Tansley, Anne Kelliher, Ursula Barrett and Marian Bowler at the start of the Kerins O'Rahilly's GAA 10k Run on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Four Hundred Take Part In First Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA 10k Run

February 2, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural Kerins O’Rahilly’s 10k run was a huge success with 400 taking part yesterday morning. It was cold, but the rain cleared just in time for the runners to take off from the clubhouse at 10am for the route which took them up around the Kerries and Fenit Road area and […]

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