Articles by: Dermot Crean

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

November 10, 2015 at 8:49 pm Comments are Disabled

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB Men’s Div 1 County League St Brendan’s 76-52 KCYMS St Brendan’s hosted KCYMS last Sunday in Moyderwell Hall. We started the game at an intense pace scoring 12 points without a reply.   That work rate continued throughout the quarter and thanks to 17 first quarter […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

November 10, 2015 at 8:34 pm Comments are Disabled

What a week. Both our u18 teams had to travel this weekend to compete in their respective National Cups. Our U18 Boys travelled to Dublin where they won their group and played Sligo All Stars in Semi final and won 54 v 38. This win meant automatic qualification for Cup […]

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HIQA Report Reveals Patients At High Risk Of Infection In Kerry General Hospital

HIQA Report Reveals Patients At High Risk Of Infection In Kerry General Hospital

November 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW HIQA report on Kerry General Hospital has identified that patients are at high risk of infection in relation to the maintenance and infrastructure of the Operating Theatre Complex, the infrastructure of the Oncology Day Unit and the management of legionella related risk. The Health Information and Quality Authority inspected KGH on […]

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Orlagh Winters: Forget About Celebrity Endorsements And Support Local

Orlagh Winters: Forget About Celebrity Endorsements And Support Local

November 10, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

FIRSTLY, thanks for all the messages about last week’s column, I really appreciate every single one. Yesterday a friend of mine posted a picture (see below) on Facebook and it really struck a chord with me. It is such a powerful message and it is something that I think we are […]

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Fenit School Pupils Show Kindness For Needy Children At Christmas

Fenit School Pupils Show Kindness For Needy Children At Christmas

November 10, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

WITH Halloween over, many people’s thoughts turn to Christmas and the annual craziness of the shopping season. While many children will be overloaded with presents, the pupils of St Brendan’s NS Fenit have been thinking of kids who will wake up with nothing on Christmas morning. The youngsters there have been busy filling […]

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Clubs Support Plan To Enter Kerry Soccer Team In U17 National  League

Clubs Support Plan To Enter Kerry Soccer Team In U17 National League

November 10, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

By Murt Murphy The Kerry District League were given a ringing endorsement at a meeting on Monday night by the clubs of the county, to press ahead with their plans to explore entry in the newly formed U-17 National League, due to commence in March 2016. There was unanimous support […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

November 9, 2015 at 9:44 pm Comments are Disabled

RACE NIGHT : On Saturday November 14th 8.30pm our annual Race Night will be held in the Clubhouse. We ask all supporters and parents to purchase a horse from Club Officers over the coming weeks. The night is always a great social occasion in the Club, be part of it. […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

November 9, 2015 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIORS The team have one match remaining in the County League away to St Mary’s, date to be confirmed. A win here will secure promotion to Division One for 2016. JUNIORS Congratulations to the team players who defeated Kerins O’Rahilly’s in the Final of the Coiste Tra Li Junior League […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

November 9, 2015 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Parnells Mystery Bus Tour: The 2015 Mystery Bus will depart from Na Gaeil GAA car park, Killeen Road at 845pm Friday night the 13th. For details on bookings call John on 087 225 8894. Tralee Parnells AGM 2015: A very successful AGM was held on Friday 6th of November in […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

November 9, 2015 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in the Halfway Bar on Tuesday, 3rd November 2015 for a jackpot of €9,000.  Numbers drawn were 3,18,24,27.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Aidan Pollard, Kielduff 2. Tom O Connell, Gortshanavalla 3. Niamh Burke, c/o Paula Silles 4. Rose Brosnan, Ballymac 5. Colette […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

November 9, 2015 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE CLUB AGM: takes place this year on Sunday 6th December at 12 noon in the Clubrooms. Nomination & Motion forms have now been emailed to all members. Any member who has not received their form and would like to request one is asked to contact Club Secretary Elma Nix 086 1053300. Closing […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

November 9, 2015 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football Senior Championship Relegation Play Off Kerins O’Rahillys 1-12 Laune Rangers 0-09 Though always in control of this game we had some anxious moments before the final whistle was sounded to guarantee Senior status for 2016. A competition that is seriously flawed and to the detriment of all clubs, […]

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Tralee Student Offered Five-Year Scholarship To Play US College Basketball

Tralee Student Offered Five-Year Scholarship To Play US College Basketball

November 9, 2015 at 3:59 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE teenager, who headed Stateside to a prep school earlier in August to further his basketball career, has just been offered a five year scholarship with a Philadelphia college. Nineteen-year-old Cian Sullivan from Ballymac is to sign a letter-of-intent to play at LaSalle University after committing to the college while on a visit to the school’s […]

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Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

November 9, 2015 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY night in memory of a Lyreacrompane man who died 10 years ago will be held next month in aid of the Kerry Hospice. The family of Mike Dillon – who died in 2005 at the age of 44 – are hoping people will come to O’Riada’s Bar on the […]

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Kerry GAA Greats Say Farewell To Leo

Kerry GAA Greats Say Farewell To Leo

November 9, 2015 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA greats were among those who attended the funeral of Leo Griffin on Saturday afternoon at St John’s Church. Leo died on Friday afternoon and there have been tributes paid to the popular former bagman for the great Kerry team  of the 1970s and 80s from all quarters. Among […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway/Ballyduff Prevail At U21 County Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway/Ballyduff Prevail At U21 County Final

November 8, 2015 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched a great game at the  Acorn Life U21 Hurling Championship in Lerrig on Saturday… Causeway/Ballyduff 2-17 Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue 3-8 The final of The Acorn Life U21 Hurling Championship resulted in a win for the Causeway/Ballyduff outfit when they overcame Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue in Lerrig on Sunday. This was a great […]

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Ramona Scur, Tralee, Nicola O'Sullivan, Castlemaine, Emma Broderick, Athea, Catriona Hurley, Bantry, all qualified in Beauty Therapy at the Kerry College of Further Education graduation ceremony at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Kerry College Of Further Education Graduation

November 8, 2015 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education students celebrated on Friday evening as they graduated from a broad range of Post Leaving Certificate courses. The graduation ceremony was held at Fels Point Hotel which was significant as it was first time the event was held off campus in order to cater for […]

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An Afternoon Of Great Fashion And Fun In Ballyroe

An Afternoon Of Great Fashion And Fun In Ballyroe

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

LADIES can prepare themselves for the ultimate pre-Christmas party later this month. The annual Connect Publications Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon in aid of MS Tralee /West Kerry Branch in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee will take place on Sunday November 22. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Champagne Reception and […]

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Roger Harty: An Emotional Journey (Part 2)

Roger Harty: An Emotional Journey (Part 2)

November 8, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

A SIMPLE Emotional Awareness Exercise. As human beings if we want to prosper in this world (by prosper I mean to grow and not always in the financial sense, and by the way I have no difficulties with that either!) it is of vital importance to become aware that every human […]

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PHOTOS: Blues Are Safe, Stacks Down But Not Out

PHOTOS: Blues Are Safe, Stacks Down But Not Out

November 7, 2015 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE reigning Munster Club Champions are in a real fight for survival now, after they lost their relegation play-off game in Castleisland today. But their arch-rivals across town, Kerins O’Rahillys have secured their senior status after a victory in their game. Stacks went down by 2-6 to 2-9 to Milltown/Castlemaine […]

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Joe Stays Positive And Takes His Terminal Illness One Day At A Time

Joe Stays Positive And Takes His Terminal Illness One Day At A Time

November 7, 2015 at 10:31 am 8 comments

When Joe Flynn was told by doctors in August that he didn’t have long to live, his attitude was the same as always: keep positive and keep fighting. We met him and his family at his Rahoonane home and saw that he has so much to keep fighting for… LATER this month, Joe […]

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Sarah James, Ballyheigue, Abbey Campbell, Tralee, Eileen Sweeney, Ballybunion and Daniel Cronin, Killarney, Art Craft and Design graduates at the Kerry College of Further Education graduation ceremony at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day For Kerry College Of Further Education Students At Fels Point

November 7, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a special day for students from Kerry College of Further Education as they graduated in a ceremony at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday. Around 500 people in all received qualifications after successfully completing their courses at the Clash institution back in May. Amongst the awards were Sports […]

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Mike O'Halloran, Rory O'Mahony and Geraldine Parker in rehearsals for 'A Queen's Speech' at Parker's Bar, Kilflynn.

Audiences Bow To ‘A Queen’s Speech’ At Abbeydorney Venue

November 7, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

THE new play by Mike O’Halloran opened last night in Abbeydorney to a great response by the audience. The local Community Centre was the venue for a ‘A Queen’s Speech’ from the pen of the man who brought you the acclaimed ‘September 82. It was described as a play with “a brilliant […]

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Kerry Car Sales See A Dip In October On Same Month Last Year

Kerry Car Sales See A Dip In October On Same Month Last Year

November 7, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY motor sales saw a dip in October on the same period last year. New registrations were down by nearly 25% from 45 in 2014 to 34  this October. It’s also a big drop on the September figure of 105 vehicles sold. However, new car sales in Kerry from January […]

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Donnchadh Gets His All-Star Along With Three Other Kerry Footballers

Donnchadh Gets His All-Star Along With Three Other Kerry Footballers

November 6, 2015 at 7:57 pm Comments are Disabled

AT last, he got it! Kerry’s unsung hero of the past number of years, Donnchadh Walsh, finally got an All-Star tonight on an occasion where three other Kerry footballers won awards. Goalkeeper Brendan Kealy was rewarded for his star shot-stopping efforts all year, corner-back Shane Enright’s solid performances were worthy […]

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Kerry ‘Golden Years’ Team Bagman, Leo Griffin, Dies

Kerry ‘Golden Years’ Team Bagman, Leo Griffin, Dies

November 6, 2015 at 7:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE death has occurred of well-known Kerry GAA figure, Leo Griffin, today. Leo, who grew up in the Mitchels area, was a familiar face around town, but came to be known nationally when he accompanied the Kerry team of the 1970s and 80s during the glory years as their bagman. […]

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Tralee Student Wins President’s Award At University Of Limerick

Tralee Student Wins President’s Award At University Of Limerick

November 6, 2015 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-woman, Aislinn Kelly (21) has been presented with a University of Limerick President’s Award in recognition of the voluntary work that she undertook at Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre, Balloonagh, Tralee. She was one of 270 students at the university to receive an award and she was one of the […]

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Rose Of Tralee’s Facebook Post Reaches 2,000,000 In Just Two Weeks

Rose Of Tralee’s Facebook Post Reaches 2,000,000 In Just Two Weeks

November 6, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

WELL that escalated quickly! In the wake of the death of iconic actress, Maureen O’Hara two weeks ago, the people at the Rose of Tralee Facebook Page decided to upload a video tribute to the ‘The Quiet Man’ star. It was an archive clip of O’Hara singing The Rose Of Tralee […]

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Four-Bed House For €8k+ Is One Of Three Kerry Properties In Online Auction

Four-Bed House For €8k+ Is One Of Three Kerry Properties In Online Auction

November 5, 2015 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A FOUR-Bedroom house in Causeway, with a price tag of between €8,000 and €12,000, is one of three Kerry properties going to online auction in a couple of weeks. The detached four bedroom house at Ardagh, Causeway, extending to approximately 96 sq. m (1,033 sq. ft) will go to auction on the […]

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Spring Urges Schools To Apply For Summer Work Funds

Spring Urges Schools To Apply For Summer Work Funds

November 5, 2015 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE and Kerry schools are being urged to apply for a share of the €40m available for the Summer Works Scheme next year. The scheme funds small and medium scale building works such as gas, electrical and mechanical works, roof and window upgrades, and structural improvements. Local Labour TD, Arthur […]

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