Articles by: Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Host Enrolment 2016 Information Sessions

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí To Host Enrolment 2016 Information Sessions

October 3, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí in Moyderwell, Tralee will be hosting information sessions on enrolment for the 2016 school year in the school on Tuesday 20th October and Wednesday 21st October. These sessions are open to students attending Gaelscoileanna and those attending English-medium schools along with their parents or guardians. Deputy principal Mr […]

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Man Assaulted In Killeen Woods Has Died

Man Assaulted In Killeen Woods Has Died

October 3, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Tralee investigating the serious assault of a male at Killeen Woods on Wednesday  September 30 have confirmed that the injured male died last night in hospital. A post mortem will be carried out later today  at the morgue at Kerry General Hospital. The second male who was arrested and detained in connection […]

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Tralee Actor To Talk ‘True Detective’ And Fatherhood On Ray Darcy TV Show

Tralee Actor To Talk ‘True Detective’ And Fatherhood On Ray Darcy TV Show

October 2, 2015 at 11:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  HE”S a busy man these days, but Tralee actor Timothy V Murphy will find time to appear on an RTE  chat show on Saturday night. The Oakpark native, who recently became a father, will have a lot to talk about on Ray Darcy’s new TV show just after the nine […]

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Cyclist In Serious Condition After Road Accident In Killerisk

Cyclist In Serious Condition After Road Accident In Killerisk

October 2, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

  A WOMAN suffered serious injuries in a road accident in the Killerisk area of town last night. The accident happened when a car and cyclist made impact at the entrance to the Fortfield estate at around 7.15pm on Thursday night. Gardai and emergency services attended the scene and the […]

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Town Mourns A Great Sportsman, Bruddy Burrows

Town Mourns A Great Sportsman, Bruddy Burrows

October 2, 2015 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

  THE town lost a great sportsman this morning when Bruddy Burrows passed away at Kerry General Hospital following a brave battle with illness. Bruddy and his brother Seanie are the only brothers in history to win back to back All Ireland minor football medals with Kerry when they were trained by […]

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SCHOOLS GAA: Green Gunned Down By Late Sem Surge In Corn Uí Mhóráin

SCHOOLS GAA: Green Gunned Down By Late Sem Surge In Corn Uí Mhóráin

October 2, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Corn Uí Mhóráin Munster U15 Football St Brendan’s Killarney 4-14 Tralee CBS 1-10 (Match report supplied by CBS The Green) Tralee CBS were decisively beaten when they crumbled in the last 15 minutes of a pulsating Munster 1st Round played in ideal conditions in Farranfore. The game had been in […]

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1916 Roadshow At Kerins O’Rahillys Is A Must For History Buffs

1916 Roadshow At Kerins O’Rahillys Is A Must For History Buffs

October 2, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

AN event designed to commemorate the 1916 rising and look forward to its centenary celebrations next year is set to take place in Tralee this coming Saturday, October 3. The Revolutionary Decade Roadshow in conjunction with the School of History in UCC, Kerry County Council will be the first official […]

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Gardaí Release Man Questioned In Relation To Assault

Gardaí Release Man Questioned In Relation To Assault

October 2, 2015 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ have released without charge a male arrested in connection with the serious assault on a man in his 20s in Killeen Woods on Wednesday night. The man in his 30’s, who is a foreign national, had been detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 […]

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Deputy Tom Fleming speaking at the protest against water charges on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fleming Says No Funding For Farranfore-Killarney Road Development Is Severe Blow To County

October 1, 2015 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY TD has described the omission of the Killarney to Farranfore N22 proposed road development from the Government’s recently announced €42bn investment plan, as a severe blow for the county. Kerry South Independent TD, Tom Fleming, has described the decision as a massive setback to the infrastructural needs of the county. Deputy […]

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‘Very Serious Injuries’ Inflicted On Man In Assault

‘Very Serious Injuries’ Inflicted On Man In Assault

October 1, 2015 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  TWO men are still being questioned in Tralee Garda Station after last night’s suspected assault on a man at a house in Killeen Woods. Speaking to Radio Kerry today, Supt Jim O’Connor said there were “very serious injuries inflicted” on the man, who is a foreign national. “We believe […]

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Repro Free: 30/09/2015 RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan and TV3’s Triona McCarthy, who have each lost a sister to cancer, join together to Paint it Pink for the Irish Cancer Society to fight breast cancer this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To join the fight against breast cancer this October visit www.paintitpink.ie for information on how to get involved. Picture Andres Poveda

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For further info contact:
Donna Parsons Communications Officer 
Irish Cancer Society
T: +353 1 2310 573
E: dparsons@irishcancer.ie

Tralee People Urged To ‘Paint It Pink’ In Ballyseedy This October

October 1, 2015 at 4:26 pm Comments are Disabled

TV personalities, Miriam O’Callaghan and Triona McCarthy, are encouraging Tralee people to ‘Paint It Pink’ at a special event this October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Friday, October 16 from 11am to 1pm, Ballyseedy Home & Garden in Tralee is once again turning pink as part of Paint it […]

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Sixteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

Sixteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

October 1, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE are 16 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital today, according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. It comes during a very busy spell at the hospital. On Tuesday, there were 10 patients waiting on trolleys with eight waiting yesterday, according to the Trolley and […]

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David Moran Among The Eight Kerry Nominations For All-Stars

David Moran Among The Eight Kerry Nominations For All-Stars

October 1, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY’S midfield pairing of David Moran and Anthony Maher are two of eight Kerry nominations for the GAA GPA All-Stars this year announced this morning. The other Kerry players nominated are goalkeeper Brendan Kealy, backs Shane Enright, Jonathan Lyne and forwards Donnchadh Walsh, Paul Geaney and James O’Donoghue. No Kerry player has been nominated for […]

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Three Young Entrepreneurs Share €50,000 Investment At Kerry LEO Competition

October 1, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THREE of the county’s best young entrepreneurs have won a total investment of €50,000 through the Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office, as part of the €2million Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition (#IBYE). The three winners were Brendan O’Connell from Listowel, Shane Hassett, Killarney and Erika Fox, Glenbeigh who was also named ‘Kerry’s Best Young Entrepreneur’. […]

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Man Seriously Injured After Suspected Assault In Tralee Last Night

Man Seriously Injured After Suspected Assault In Tralee Last Night

October 1, 2015 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

TWO men have been arrested by Gardaí in Tralee following a suspected assault incident last night. At approximately 10.35pm Gardaí were called to the scene of an incident at Killeen Woods. On arrival a male aged in his 20s was discovered unconscious in the front garden of a house. He was […]

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Zoe’s World: Taking Time To Chat To Someone Who May Be Lonely Could Make Their Day

Zoe’s World: Taking Time To Chat To Someone Who May Be Lonely Could Make Their Day

September 30, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

  FROM time to time, I think we all feel a little bit lonely. Whether it be that we feel alone in a crowded room of people, or whether we actually live our lives in solitude. Despite my personal only-child syndrome, I don’t think that I have ever been truly, and […]

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Meeting To Discuss Childcare Issues This Saturday At Fels Point

Meeting To Discuss Childcare Issues This Saturday At Fels Point

September 30, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

DEPUTY Arthur Spring is hosting a Childcare Public Meeting at the Fels Point Hotel,Tralee on this Saturday, October 3 at 11.30am and is inviting parents across the county to participate. “Raising children requires dedicated effort and each experience with child raring is unique. Therefore, it is important to hear from parents and their […]

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Tralee Man Wins €500,000 In Euromillions Draw

Tralee Man Wins €500,000 In Euromillions Draw

September 29, 2015 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man has collected his prize of €500,000 in the EuroMillions Plus, after he bought his his lucky €12 Quick Pick ticket in Centra, Ballyduff, on Wednesday, September 16. He won it in the draw which took place on Tuesday, September 22 and collected his prize at National Lottery offices today. The winner, who wishes […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: All The Colour From County Hurling Final Day In Our Photo Gallery

PHOTOS/VIDEO: All The Colour From County Hurling Final Day In Our Photo Gallery

September 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Kilmoyley captured their 23rd county senior hurling title on Sunday when they defeated St Brendan’s in glorious sunshine out in Abbeydorney. We were there to capture the atmosphere of the day in the photos below and the celebrations in this short video…

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What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our Town In Their Report

What The Tidy Towns Judges Said About Our Town In Their Report

September 29, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has once again kept its Gold Medal status in the National Tidy Towns competition, but what had the judges to say about the town in their report. Here’s just a few extracts, but if you want to read the full report on Tralee or other Kerry towns and villages, click here. […]

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Orlagh Winters: Cyclists Need To Lighten Up And Brighten Up On The Roads

Orlagh Winters: Cyclists Need To Lighten Up And Brighten Up On The Roads

September 29, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

LAST night I was driving down from Galway back to Kerry. It was a stunning evening when I set off on the trip and I am sure that this added to the reason a lot of people chose to go out for a walk or a cycle. It is of […]

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Tralee Retains Its Gold Medal Status In Tidy Towns Competition

Tralee Retains Its Gold Medal Status In Tidy Towns Competition

September 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE has retained its Gold Medal status in the national Tidy Towns Competition and has increased its points total on last year. Tralee was one of four Kerry towns to achieve gold status along with Listowel, Killarney and Kenmare as the results were announced this afternoon at a ceremony in […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

September 28, 2015 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Annual Awards Night and Social A great night was had last Saturday in The Meadowlands Hotel with over 100 swimmers, friends and family attending our Annual Awards Night. The night kicked off with a great meal and quickly moved on to to The Main Event, the Prizegiving. Most of the […]

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At the Tralee Bay Swimming Club social on in the Meadowlands were, from left: Tom Brosnan, Maeve Goodall, Catriona Kelliher, Annie Horgan, Kathy Fisher and Damian Morrison. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Bay Swimming Club Holds Annual Awards Night

September 28, 2015 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 100 swimming enthusiasts  gathered in the Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday for the Tralee Bay Swimming Club annual awards night. After a delicious meal, it was on to the main event of the prizegiving. The Winter Swimmer of The Year was Thomas Brosnan and Best Newcomer was John Quilter. The 2015 […]

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Great News As Tralee Is Shortlisted For Top Tourism Town Award

Great News As Tralee Is Shortlisted For Top Tourism Town Award

September 28, 2015 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is one of four towns shortlisted for the Best Large Town award in the upcoming 2015 Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns Awards. It’s fantastic news for Tralee and shows how much has been done locally to get the town to this level. Tralee will face stiff competition from Cobh, Kilkenny and […]

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Liam, Olivia and Hannah O'Rahilly at the CBS 5k and 3k Fun Run at the school on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In CBS The Green Fun Run

September 28, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was brilliant sunshine for runners at the inaugural CBS The Green 5k and 3k Run on Sunday. There were 465 runners taking part, as a family atmosphere greeted everyone arriving at the school with a bouncy castle and children’s play facilities. There was also a chance to pose for photos […]

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PHOTOS: Kilmoyley Crowned Champions With Victory Over Neighbours

PHOTOS: Kilmoyley Crowned Champions With Victory Over Neighbours

September 28, 2015 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Kilmoyley claim the Neilus Flynn Cup with a victory over near neighbours St Brendan’s in Abbeydorney yesterday. Plus action shots from the game below… Kilmoyley 3-15 St Brendan’s 1-13 Kilmoyley have gathered their 23rd Kerry senior hurling title with an emphatic victory over St Brendan’s Ardfert. The Garvey’s […]

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Santa Claus and Alfie Elf in the front window at the launch of Santaland at CH Chemists on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Santa Makes Flying Visit To CH Chemists To Launch ‘Santland’

September 27, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a strange feeling around CH Chemists in the warm autumn sunshine on Saturday afternoon, as the staff donned Santa hats and Christmas music played from their PA system. It was all to launch their Santaland experience which begins on November 28 and who did they get to kick things off? […]

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Eddie Bowler, AIB, Martin McElligott of McElligott's Castleisland, Ger O'Connor, AIB Castleisland and Michael McElligott, McElligotts Castleisland at the AIB Lunchtime Seminar for the Retail Sector in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: AIB Holds Seminar For Retail Sector At Fels Point

September 27, 2015 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

  AROUND 60 businesspeople heard a lunchtime seminar from an expert on the retail sector in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday. Simon Healy AIB’s Retail Sector Specialist gave the seminar entitled ‘Grow your top line and help your bottom line’ which essentially provided advice and clarity on the most important key performance […]

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COUNTY FINAL: Meet The Players – St Brendan’s

COUNTY FINAL: Meet The Players – St Brendan’s

September 26, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

St Brendan’s and Kilmoyley face-off on Sunday in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC final. Here’s the St Brendan’s panel out to win the title… Darren Delaney (Captain)  AGE:  25 OCCUPATION:  Gym Instructor SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS: 1 Co. Senior Hurling Championship 2013, 1 Div. 1 Co. Senior Hurling Lg., 2 Co. U-21 […]

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