Articles by: Dermot Crean

Bryan Cooper Suffers Partially Collapsed Lung After Fall In Galway

Bryan Cooper Suffers Partially Collapsed Lung After Fall In Galway

July 29, 2016 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

BRYAN Cooper suffered a partially collapsed lung after a fall at Galway Races yesterday, but his injuries could have been worse if he had not been wearing an upgraded body protector. It means the Tralee jockey could be out of action for up to a month. Cooper was riding the Gordon Elliott-trained Tiger Roll in the Guinness […]

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It’s Looking Okay For The Bank Holiday Weekend

It’s Looking Okay For The Bank Holiday Weekend

July 29, 2016 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

  YOU know, it’s not looking half-bad at all. It’s the last Bank Holiday weekend until late autumn, so we could do with a nice spell of weather to go with the days off. Well it looks like Mother Nature will oblige as there’ll be a lot of dry weather in […]

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Know Your Rights: Part-Time Work And Social Welfare Payments

July 28, 2016 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public. Contact us in Tralee on Tel: 0761 07 7860 Killarney 0761 07 7820, Listowel 0761 07 7840 Kenmare 0761 07 7810, Killorglin 0761 07830 & Caherciveen 0761 07 […]

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Warning About Venomous Fish On The Beaches This Weekend

Warning About Venomous Fish On The Beaches This Weekend

July 28, 2016 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading to the beach this weekend (once the fine weather materialises!) then you better mind yourself. The Irish Water Safety CEO John Leech is warning people to stay off beaches at low tide because of the danger of Weever fish. Weever fish stings aren’t fatal, but they cause discomfort he told […]

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Sponsored: Brush ‘N’ Blush To Host Girls Pampering Evening At Salon In Caheranne

Sponsored: Brush ‘N’ Blush To Host Girls Pampering Evening At Salon In Caheranne

July 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ladies at a hair and beauty salon in Caheranne Village are preparing for a night of style, fashion and make-up tips next Tuesday with a special guest dropping in from London. It’s billed as the ‘Ultimate Girls Pamper Evening’ hosted by Brush ‘N’ Blush with loads happening on the night and […]

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PHOTOS: Mid-Kerry Students Have A Ball At Debs In Ballyroe

PHOTOS: Mid-Kerry Students Have A Ball At Debs In Ballyroe

July 28, 2016 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE students from Intermediate School Killorglin has a summer get-together last night as they had a stylish Debs Ball in Ballyroe. Some 185 students donned the glad rags and tucked into a three course meal before entertainment from the DJ Aaron Murphy. The dry weather allowed us to take some shots […]

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PHOTOS: Inside The Denny Plant Eight Years After Closure

PHOTOS: Inside The Denny Plant Eight Years After Closure

July 28, 2016 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE First Phase of the Consultation process for the Denny Site was announced this morning. The old plant at the Island of Geese finally closed its doors in December 2008 but now there are plans to regenerate the area and the public are being asked for submissions (story on this […]

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New Basketball Tournament Planned During Rose Of Tralee Festival

New Basketball Tournament Planned During Rose Of Tralee Festival

July 28, 2016 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A BASKETBALL tournament is to be held during the Rose of Tralee Festival and teams from all over the country are being invited to take part. Organised by Tralee Imperials and sponsored by Premier Financial Services, the ‘Rose of Tralee 3×3 Tournament 2016’ will take place on Saturday, August 20 featuring […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

July 27, 2016 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Sympathy: Our club extends sympathy to Anne and Padraig along with Dara and Seán Hogan- (two of our underage players) on the death of their mother/mother-in-law/ nana -Eileen recently.R.I.P. GAA LOTTO DRAW: The Lotto Jackpot Draw for €10,200 ( generously sponsored by Mike O’Shea and sons- Builders – Farran) will […]

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Charities To Benefit From Abbeydorney Vintage Weekend Fun

Charities To Benefit From Abbeydorney Vintage Weekend Fun

July 27, 2016 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THE village of Abbeydorney can expect an influx of vintage enthusiasts and families looking for a great couple of days out early next month. Three charities – Abbeydorney Playground Committee, Kerry Parents and Friends Association and Cystic Fibrosis charity – will also benefit from the events over the two days, […]

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Fantastic Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show In Prospect At The Dome

Fantastic Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show In Prospect At The Dome

July 27, 2016 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A CELEBRATION of style and Kerry’s place as the fashion capital of the southwest will form the centrepiece of the 2016 Rose of Tralee Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday 21st August. This year’s fashion extravaganza, which was launched at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa this week, will feature all […]

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PHOTOS: Great Style From Students’ Debs Ball At Ballyroe

PHOTOS: Great Style From Students’ Debs Ball At Ballyroe

July 27, 2016 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain poured down on Tuesday night outside Ballyroe Heights Hotel, but students hopped off the buses from Rathmore in fine spirits looking forward to a great night ahead. The teenagers were students in Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra and around 140 travelled from east Kerry to have a ball with a three […]

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VIDEO: West Kerry Looks Only Spectacular In This Drone Clip

VIDEO: West Kerry Looks Only Spectacular In This Drone Clip

July 27, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

IF you want to show Kerry at its best, get the lads from The Irish Drone on the case. That’s the lesson we’ve learnt over the past number of months as video after video of Fenit, Blennerville, Ballybunion et al has been uploaded to YouTube by the guys at the […]

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SPONSORED: Weekend Superstore Sale Is A Must Visit For Anglers And Pet Lovers

SPONSORED: Weekend Superstore Sale Is A Must Visit For Anglers And Pet Lovers

July 27, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a business up in Clash Industrial Estate which you may not know about, but you should definitely visit if you’re a pet lover or into angling. The Weekend Superstore – which is located between Bolger Fabrication and Total Cleaning Supplies – is having a big sale this Saturday with 25% off fishing […]

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€11,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized In Abbeydorney, Ballyheigue And Listowel

€11,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized In Abbeydorney, Ballyheigue And Listowel

July 27, 2016 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI carried out three raids on premises in Abbeydorney, Ballyheigue and Listowel over the past number of days where drugs with a street value of €11,000 were seized. The biggest seizure was in a house in Abbeydorney on Monday evening where €5,000 worth of heroin and €5,000 worth of cocaine and/or amphetamines was uncovered. […]

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Brogue Inn To Host Roses And Escorts Gathering

Brogue Inn To Host Roses And Escorts Gathering

July 27, 2016 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn will host a special event during the Rose of Tralee International  Festival in a few weeks. Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan announced on Monday that the famous hostelry, will host the first gathering of Roses and Rose Escorts at this year’s Festival on Tuesday August 16. Kirby’s Brogue […]

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Ferris Describes Mental Health Waiting Lists For Children And Adolescents In Kerry As ‘Unacceptable’

July 26, 2016 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Deputy for Kerry, Martin Ferris, has described as “unacceptable”, the waiting lists for appointments in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Kerry and nationwide. Figures released by the HSE to the Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Health show the area covering Kerry and much of Cork to have […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

July 26, 2016 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

CAMPA PEILE: Our club football camp will be held next week (9.30am to 1pm)…from Tuesday (2nd) to Saturday (6th). Fáilte roimh chách. Just come along! Costas: €40 per person; €60 for family. It’ll be great!! PEIL FAOI 6/8: (i) More great Football on Sunday at 11am and (ii) on Thursday at 5.45pm […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 26, 2016 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

RESULTS :   1st   Alan Kelly (8) 39 Points 2nd   Bernard Costello Jnr (13) 39 Points 3rd   David Hennebery (4) 38 Points Best Gross: Darren O’Sullivan (1)   31 Points 4th   Kevin O’Connor (13) 37 Points 5th   Padraig Moynihan (13) 37 Points 6th   Ger Power (9) 37 Points 7th     Ger Carmody (16) […]

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Parents Learn How To Support Children’s Literacy Skills With Library Programme

Parents Learn How To Support Children’s Literacy Skills With Library Programme

July 26, 2016 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  A FAMILY project which aimed to aimed to equip parents with the tools to support their child’s literacy development is coming to an end this week at Tralee Library. ‘Let’s Read Together’ is a Family Learning Programme organised by the Library. It is part of a national initiative to support families […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

July 26, 2016 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

By Kevin Williams With our weather patterns similar to last year , it has been playing havoc with our swim schedule and resulted in three postponements . With a short break in the weather last week it was decided to run off 2 events. First up was The Donald Walsh […]

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Tree Planting Event Planned For Irish Descendants Coming Home For Rose Festival

Tree Planting Event Planned For Irish Descendants Coming Home For Rose Festival

July 26, 2016 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Community Garden project are holding an event coming up during the Rose of Tralee Festival inviting visiting diaspora and Irish descendants to plant a tree to remind them of their roots. ‘Planting Community Roots’ is part of the Community Tourism Diaspora initiative on August 20 from 10am to 2pm. Irish descendants abroad […]

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If You’re Going To The Matches On Sunday, Here’s The Ticket News

If You’re Going To The Matches On Sunday, Here’s The Ticket News

July 26, 2016 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry minors and seniors are in action next Sunday in Croke Park and the ticket prices and arrangements have been announced. It’s not the most attractive of line-ups to entice fans to headquarters as Kerry face Clare for the second time in two months in the championship at 2pm. […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

July 25, 2016 at 6:37 pm Comments are Disabled

GAA/Camogie Initiative: Parnells Chosen for new GAA/Camogie initiative.  Parnells are one of 8 clubs selected nationally to roll out a new GAA/Camogie initiative ‘hurl with me’. The idea behind it is to get parents involved over a 6-week period on the evening that the children are training. Parents will be […]

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Sean Moloney of John Mitchels looks for a colleague. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

John Mitchels GAA Club News

July 25, 2016 at 6:32 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR TEAM John Mitchels played Round 9 of the Co League against Austin Stacks last Sunday evening at home. The throw in was at 2.00 p.m. and Stacks played with a strong wind in the first half. Stacks were first to get on the score board with a point from […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

July 25, 2016 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The Ballymac GAA Lotto draw took place in the Ballygarry House Hotel on the 18th of July. Prize was €3,800. The numbers drawn were 6,14,20 & 26. No winners. Sellers prize: club website (online ticket). Lucky Dips: 1 – Edel Leen Kilmore, Kielduff. 2- Jack Kelly Ballyseedy. 3 – […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

July 25, 2016 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 04, 13, 21 & 22. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Niamh Switzer Curraheen , Brian and Ann O Shea Curraheen, Alan Walsh Lohercannon, Theresa Ashe Doon and Martina Madden Causeway. […]

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Austin Stacks, Daniel Bohan, gets on the ball. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

July 25, 2016 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: John Mitchels 0-11; Austin Stacks 1-9. Our thanks to Tim Slattery for the following Report. Playing with the wind in the first half we opened the scoring in the 4th minute from a David Mannix free after a foul on Darragh O’Brien. Mitchels hit back then with two, only […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

July 25, 2016 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Football Credit Union Senior Co League Kerins O’Rahillys 2-12 Milltown/Castlemaine 2-12 A game of two halves where Kerins O’Rahillys dominated the first half and were well ahead in the first half and Milltown/Castlemaine made a great comeback in the second half and both sides could have snatched victory at the […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

July 25, 2016 at 5:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Cul Camps: Churchill will be hosting the Football Cul Camps from the 8th to the 12th August. Parents can register online at www.gaa.ie/kelloggsculcamp U16 Churchill had a hard fought battle against Dingle last Wednesday evening in Churchill. Churchill played extremely well throughout and looked to be in control nearing the end. However a […]

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