Articles by: Dermot Crean

‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

October 23, 2014 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a boost for Kieran Donaghy ahead of the county final on Sunday as it was announced this morning that he has won an GAA GPA All-Star along with fellow Tralee man David Moran. Legion’s James O’Donoghue, as expected, won an All-Star as well as Kenmare’s Paul Murphy and […]

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‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

October 22, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

STRAND Road, Carrigeendaniel, Criolar Na Mistealach and Caherina Cross were the big winners in the Tidy Tralee Awards on Monday night where a call was made to try for the Overall National prize next year. The event, held in the Fels Point Hotel, also saw local businesses and private residences collect awards […]

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Mitchels Kids In New Estate Learn Road Safety

Mitchels Kids In New Estate Learn Road Safety

October 22, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a fun time for Croilar Na Mistealach kids at the weekend when they held an informative safety awareness day. The Residents Committee at the new estate saw a need for a Road Safety Workshop due to busy traffic in the estate after the nearby Aras an Phobail building was opened. The […]

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Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

October 22, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

I THINK that 21st century children and teens are often portrayed as the tech children. I think that is true, considering I am always the one to ask when the computer stops working or I am always the one to offer a magic solution when you need to change your phone […]

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Stacks fans on the terraces on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

County Final: Chamber Urges Tralee People To Support The Rockies

October 22, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a tall order for some, but the CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance has urged all Tralee people to support the Rockies Parade through town on Sunday. The spotlight will be on Tralee next weekend when thousands of GAA fans will be in town for the County Senior Football […]

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John Mitchels Club News

John Mitchels Club News

October 21, 2014 at 9:51 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR MEN County League We have one match left in the county league, where we are at home to Laune Rangers. Date T.B.C. Coiste Tra li Championship The Coiste Tra Li championship is provisionally fixed for the weekend of the 2nd November. SENIOR LADIES Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday […]

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Tralee-Based Gardaí Win National Awards

Tralee-Based Gardaí Win National Awards

October 21, 2014 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Gardaí based in Tralee, including Kerry All-Ireland winner Aidan O’Mahony, are to be honoured next month at the 2014 Coiste Siamsa Sportstar Awards which will be held at The Malton Hotel, Killarney. The awards are presented to Garda members who have achieved success in their chosen sporting areas, locally, nationally and […]

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Orlagh Winters: My Weakness For Handbags

Orlagh Winters: My Weakness For Handbags

October 21, 2014 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a weakness that overcomes me when I see a handbag I want. To say I become a woman possessed is an understatement. Apparently to some expert somewhere in the world, you can tell a lot about a girl by her choice of handbag. I am not quite sure […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

October 20, 2014 at 10:05 pm Comments are Disabled

CONGRATULATIONS : Well done and Congratulations to senior management and panel on gaining promotion to Division Three, as champions and unbeaten. Well done to all concerned. RACE NIGHT:Na Gaeil is once again organizing an all-sponsored Race Night in its clubhouse on Saturday 22nd November at 8 30pm. The proceeds will go towards catering for our […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

October 20, 2014 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10 Girls and Boys had a very busy morning on Saturday last with each group having normal training sessions. While this happened the excitement around Healy Park built because Sam Maguire and Tom Markham made their way accompanied by Barry John Keane and Cormac Coffey around to each group. Children […]

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Glass Broken In Transit Delays Repairs To Aqua Dome

Glass Broken In Transit Delays Repairs To Aqua Dome

October 20, 2014 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

MANAGEMENT at the Aqua Dome in Tralee have confirmed that all the work to repair the damage caused by the storms last December and February will be completed before Christmas. A shipment of glazing for the dome was broken in transit to the site and this will now enforce another […]

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Austin Stacks GAA News

Austin Stacks GAA News

October 20, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Our much-awaited Co. Final against Mid Kerry goes ahead in Austin Stack Park on Sunday next (26th Oct) with a 3pm start. The game will be preceded by the MF Final between Dingle and Dr. Crokes at 1pm. The Senior game will be the 11th Championship meeting between the two sides […]

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St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News

St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News

October 20, 2014 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €12,800. The numbers drawn were 04, 10, 17 & 19. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Patricia Sayers, Derrymore; Martina McHugh; Ciaran O’Donoghue, Cluain Ard; Noreen Moriarty, Curraheen & Annette Huggard, Glenbeigh. This week’s jackpot will be €12,900 and […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Marc’s Master Tips Go Down A Storm

October 20, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

MARC Sinclair was a big hit in CH Chemist recently. Marc is one of Lancome’s elite makeup artists and is a big deal in the world of makeup. Marc was a professional ballet dancer before he trained as a makeup artist. He does makeup for the BAFTAs, London Fashion Week […]

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Ballymacelligott News

Ballymacelligott News

October 20, 2014 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO Ballymac GAA lotto was held in Glenduff House on Monday October 13th for a jackpot of €3,700.  Numbers drawn were 11, 13, 16, 23.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Griffin Family, Gortatlea 2. Brian McCarthy, c/o Halfway Bar 3. Joe Butler, Kielduff 4. David McCarthy, c/o Tony […]

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‘Night At The Dogs’ For Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre

‘Night At The Dogs’ For Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre

October 19, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre is delighted to announce a fundraising initiative, “A Night At The Dogs”, on Saturday, November 8 in the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. They are now seeking people to support the Centre by buying a ticket and raise money on their behalf. Continued below… The centre provides free professional counselling […]

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The Chef’s Table: Mmmm…Chocolate!

The Chef’s Table: Mmmm…Chocolate!

October 19, 2014 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Our food expert, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, on the artistry involved in cooking with chocolate  Working with chocolate is something that takes years of practice. It takes a special kind of chef to work with chocolate. Like perfect chocolate masterpieces, they need to be cool and well […]

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Roger Harty: Just Do It

Roger Harty: Just Do It

October 19, 2014 at 3:28 pm 1 comment

J.D.I. (the Nike slogan) is a slogan that is very close to my heart. The reason for this is that it works and it was of huge benefit to me in my own life. Every morning I made myself go for a walk, rain, hail or snow whether I liked […]

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Tralee Credit Union Shows Support For Ebola Appeal

Tralee Credit Union Shows Support For Ebola Appeal

October 19, 2014 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union celebrated International Credit Union Day on Thursday by highlighting this year’s theme “Local Service, Global Good” to launch their support for the Ebola crisis. “The best way we feel that our “local service” as a credit union can do “global good” right now is to fundraise and get […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘The Judge’

At The Omniplex: ‘The Judge’

October 18, 2014 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Judge’ Robert Downey Jr. is perhaps the most charismatic superstar that Hollywood has to offer at the moment. His magnetic on-screen presence is seemingly unmatched by no one else, and he has a knack for delivering lengthy monologues in a fast-paced fashion, jumping back and forth between serious and […]

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The bar downstairs has kept the character of its previous incarnation. Photo by Dermot Crean

Out To Lunch: Value And Quality At The Brogue

October 18, 2014 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Rock Street I HAD intended on writing an ‘Out To Lunch’ on tour this week, seeing as I was ‘out foreign’ this week but then I had a change of mind. It’s not much good to readers of this column to be extolling the culinary delights of […]

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Top Honour For The ‘Masterchef’ At Darcy’s

Top Honour For The ‘Masterchef’ At Darcy’s

October 17, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man, who has been a head chef in restaurants all over the world, has been awarded the top honour of ‘Masterchef’. Ballinorig native, Noel Keane, is head chef in Darcy’s Restaurant in Barrack Lane, Tralee, which has been nominated for numerous awards over the last year. Now […]

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At the opening of Winters Display, in the Horan Centre were: Carol Kennelly, Anne Leen, Danny Leen and Claire Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Opening Of Orlagh Winters’ Christmas Shop

October 17, 2014 at 10:11 am 1 comment

A LARGE crowd of well wishers were at the opening of a new business at the Horan Centre last night. Orlagh Winters opened her Winters Display business with a wine and canapés reception, DJ spinning festive tracks, special discounts and festive surprises throughout. There was even an appearance by the […]

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At the Abbey Theater performance of Sive in the Siamese Tire were, from left:  Kerry McCarthy, Fiona Nelligan, Leona McHenry and Joanne McCarthy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: It’s A Siamsa Sellout For John B Keane’s ‘Sive’

October 16, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Abbey Theatre’s production of ‘Sive’ is proving to be one of the most successful runs in Siamsa in years having sold out all five nights this week. The premiere took place on Tuesday and was attended by wife of the late John B Keane, Mary. The Listowel man’s work […]

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Showing Barry John Keane, the picture they drew for the Kerry Team, were sisters, Anne and Emily O'Reilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Bons Staff Get Their Clean Hands On Sam Maguire

October 16, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Sam Maguire and Tom Markham cups went in for check-up to the Bon Secours hospital on Wednesday to coincide with Global Handwashing Day. Staff at the Bons got their (clean) hands on both trophies and posed for photos as some of the players also popped in for a visit […]

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Sunday Indo Writer To Officially Open Expose Beauty

Sunday Indo Writer To Officially Open Expose Beauty

October 16, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  POPULAR beauty writer, Triona McCarthy, will officially open Expose Beauty in Mounthawk this Friday. Expose Beauty opened its doors in February of this year and have been delighted with its success so far! “We are so excited about our official opening,” says Kate Kavanagh, Manager at Expose. “Having been […]

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Well known face on the box, Francis Brennan, will be signing copies of his new book in O'Mahonys on Saturday.

Francis Brennan To Sign His Books At O’Mahony’s

October 16, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

WELL-KNOWN hotelier and TV presenter, Francis Brennan will be signing copies of his book at O’Mahony’s Bookshop this Saturday. The owner of the five-star Park Hotel in Kenmare, with brother John, has written a book ‘It’s The Little Things: Francis Brennan’s Guide To Life’. Full of fun and personal memories, Francis Brennan’s […]

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Fitness: Top Tips To Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

Fitness: Top Tips To Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

October 16, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Micheal Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee gives top tips on how to lose weight… We’ve all said to ourselves at one point or another in our lives; “I would like to lose some weight” or some other similar vague statement of  that description. It may be for a wedding coming […]

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Sample The Kerry Camino In One Day This Weekend

Sample The Kerry Camino In One Day This Weekend

October 16, 2014 at 9:34 am 1 comment

ANYONE up for a trek this weekend? Kerry Camino will be leading a walk of the first stage of The Dingle Way, Tralee to Camp, on this Saturday. The Kerry Camino is normally a three day event held on the May bank holiday weekend, but this gives an opportunity for people in Kerry […]

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Fatima Speight, Linda Clifford, Placement Officer with the Kerry Volunteer Centre and Thandie Dike at the Tralee Wetlands on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nominate Someone You Know For A National Volunteer Award

October 16, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Volunteer Centre is encouraging all of the county to start nominating people for the national Volunteer Ireland Awards. Nominating is free and can be done online on www.volunteerkerry.ie. The deadline for nominations is Friday, October  24 so there is still time to nominate someone you know. The Volunteer […]

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