Articles by: Dermot Crean

‘Frozen Fest’ Party To Attracts Hundreds To North Kerry Venue

‘Frozen Fest’ Party To Attracts Hundreds To North Kerry Venue

February 10, 2016 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER a fantastic event last year, a north Kerry nightclub is again to welcome a very different clientele than usual for the ‘FrozenFest’ party next month. Around 500 people from north Kerry, many from Tralee, went to JD’s Nightclub in Ballybunion last March, where the venue was transformed into Arendelle for the event. Children […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Horror Of ‘Revenge Porn’

Orlagh Winters: The Horror Of ‘Revenge Porn’

February 10, 2016 at 10:00 am 1 comment

VERY little at this stage of my life surprises me but I was horrified to read about the alleged behaviour of a few UCD male students. They are said to have set up a group on What’s App and shared pictures of naked girls that they had slept with and then […]

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It Could Be You…The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Lottery Was Held Last Night

It Could Be You…The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Lottery Was Held Last Night

February 10, 2016 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Ring of Kerry Cycle Lottery was held on Tuesday evening, as the button was pushed to start the Lottery selection process in the presence of Garda Dermot O’Connell, Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle PRO Cathal Walshe, John Cleary of Eventmaster and Edel Hobbert of South West Counselling. With the lottery […]

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Three Kerry Properties Added To Allsop Auction Catalogue

Three Kerry Properties Added To Allsop Auction Catalogue

February 9, 2016 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Kerry properties, including a cottage in Banna with a €30,000 reserve, have been added to the catalogue for the next Allsop Auction which takes place in February. The property in Banna, a bungalow in Moyvane and a dormer-style house in Caherdaniel have been added to the apartment in Tralee,  house in Listowel […]

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Kyran Boyle and Jack Lynch, both from both from Scoil Nuachabháil, Ballymacelligott, showcasing their doodles.

Voting Open To Help Kerry Schoolchildren In Doodle4Google Awards

February 9, 2016 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

VOTING for the 2016 Doodle4Google awards has now opened and three Kerry schoolchildren need your votes. Members of the public can now vote online until the closing date of February 14. Seanie Feehan, from Scoil Niamh Eirc, Kilmoyley, and Kyran Boyle and Jack Lynch, both from Scoil Nuachabháil, Ballymacelligott, are among […]

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Woman Who Died In Fall On Mountain Worked As A Midwife In KGH

Woman Who Died In Fall On Mountain Worked As A Midwife In KGH

February 9, 2016 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

  THE woman who died tragically in a fall on Stradbally mountain on Sunday was from Knocknagoshel. Mary Cotter, who was in her early 50s, was out with a group of hill walkers when she slipped and fell on the mountain in west Kerry. The mother of three worked as a midwife in […]

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Presenting the cheque were Michelle McElligott to Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Also included are  little Roisin Kerins,  and at back Helen McElligott and Rose O'Callaghan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christmas Floral Display Raises Cash For Charity

February 9, 2016 at 10:42 am 1 comment

A FAMILY from The Kerries held a great event over Christmas and raised over €700 for a great cause. Michelle McEllligott opened her home in the Kerries and held a floral display with a large crowd attending and giving generously to Recovery Haven. “The event was a pre-Christmas floral demonstration night […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA News

February 8, 2016 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahillys Notes Senior Football Our Senior season will get started on St Valentines day with their first game it the Coiste Trá Lí League. It will be away to Ballymac at 12.30. Minor Football Coiste Trá Lí League Kerins O’Rahillys 4-10 Ballymacelligott 3-06 The second round of the Coiste […]

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In front; Anne Kerins presents a cheque for €500 to Recovve

‘Strictly’ Event Raises Hundreds For Recovery Haven

February 8, 2016 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Castlegregory Golf Club handed over a cheque to volunteers at Recovery Haven after a hugely successful fundraiser recently. Hundreds of people gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday, January 22 for the Strictly Come Dancing event and people gave generously to both the club and Recovery Haven. […]

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Storm Imogen Passes But Yellow Status Wind Warning Remains Until Tonight

Storm Imogen Passes But Yellow Status Wind Warning Remains Until Tonight

February 8, 2016 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE worst of Storm Imogen has passed but there is still a Yellow Status wind warning in place until this evening. Westerly winds of mean speeds 50-65 km/h will gust 85-100 km/h this afternoon and evening in southern parts of Munster and Leinster. The warning  remains in place until 8pm […]

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Gardaí Look To Reunite People With Some Cash

Gardaí Look To Reunite People With Some Cash

February 8, 2016 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Tralee are looking for owners of a number of wallets found around town in the past couple of months. Some of the wallets contain quantities of cash but there is insufficient identification to locate the owners. There was a man’s wallet with a sum of cash found at Casement […]

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Students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí who won the Scléip award in Dublin last week, pictured with teacher Michelle D'Altúin Third left). From left; Karen Ní Dhubhlainn, Cian Ó Cianáin, Jeaic Mac Ginneá, Ciarán Ó Nualláin Taidhg and Máire Ní Threantaigh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí Students Win Scléip Award

February 8, 2016 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students enjoyed success in the Scléip competition held in Dublin last week. The school had six acts in the All-Ireland of Scléip and while singers, musicians and creative dancers put on a spectacular display it was the TY drama group who won the day with their Coiste Cróinéara, where members of […]

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PHOTOS: Daniel Collins Wins Player Of The Year At Kerry Hurling All-Stars Awards

PHOTOS: Daniel Collins Wins Player Of The Year At Kerry Hurling All-Stars Awards

February 8, 2016 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hurling All Stars 2015 were held in The Abbey Tavern Ardfert on Sunday night and Daniel Collins of Kilmoyley was named Player Of The Year. The county champions made up eight of the team with finalists St Brendan’s with two representatives and Ballyheigue, Abbeydorney, Crotta and Lixnaw with one each. Shane […]

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Storm Imogen Continues To Hit The County

Storm Imogen Continues To Hit The County

February 8, 2016 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is advising everyone that a Status Orange wind warning remains in place until noon today. There are very high waves in coastal areas and spot flooding in places as Storm Imogen continues. The main message from the council at present is that there is a lot of […]

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Storm Imogen To Batter Kerry Tonight

Storm Imogen To Batter Kerry Tonight

February 7, 2016 at 6:39 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Orange Status wind warning has been issued for Kerry and Cork tonight as the latest storm heads our way. Storm Imogen will bring westerly winds reaching mean speeds of 65 to 75 km/h with gusts of 100 to 120 km/h, strongest winds along the coast. Continued below… The weather warning is […]

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PHOTOS: Rossies Leave Kerry With Uphill Battle In League

PHOTOS: Rossies Leave Kerry With Uphill Battle In League

February 7, 2016 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry 1-10 Roscommon 0-14 PLENTY to think about for the next three weeks then. Kerry were beaten fair and square today by a game Roscommon outfit, who adapted better to the  poor footballing conditions in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. The rain and wind kept the fans away too, as just 4,507 paid […]

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At the Lee Strand social were, from left:  Liz Mason, Niall Mason, Deirdre Fitzgibbon, Gregory Herve, Sinead  Herve, Sheila McQuinn and Thomas McQueen. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Lee Strand Social At Ballygarry

February 7, 2016 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 people attended the Lee Strand Annual Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee. The annual gathering attended by farmers, shareholders, staff and customers of Lee Strand was a wonderful social evening of fine dining, great music and dancing. On arrival guests were welcomed with a […]

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St Valentine’s Walk To Raise Funds For Recovery Haven

St Valentine’s Walk To Raise Funds For Recovery Haven

February 7, 2016 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE are encouraged to get dressed up and loved up for Valentine’s Day for a great cause, as a precursor to the Kerry Camino walk later this summer. Regular walkers and newcomers to the Kerry Camino are encouraged to take part in a guided walk from Camp to Inch on Sunday, […]

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Roger Harty: Mindfulness

Roger Harty: Mindfulness

February 7, 2016 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

  THE meaning of the word paradox is an ‘an apparent contradiction’. Great examples of paradoxes are “I can resist anything but temptation,” Oscar Wilde, “what a pity that youth must be wasted on the young,” George Bernard Shaw, or in culinary terms the expression ‘Jumbo Shrimp’. I’m suggesting that the […]

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Weeshie Inducted Into McNamee Awards Hall Of Fame

Weeshie Inducted Into McNamee Awards Hall Of Fame

February 6, 2016 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry legend, Weeshie Fogarty was inducted into the McNamee Awards Hall of Fame at a function in Croke Park last night and he wasn’t the only Kerry winner. The McNamee Awards are held annually to honour excellence in the area of communications, public relations and journalism, specifically related to the […]

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Emotional Article On Austin Stacks’ Journey Wins McNamee Award

Emotional Article On Austin Stacks’ Journey Wins McNamee Award

February 6, 2016 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

AN article on the Austin Stacks journey in the All-Ireland Club championship in 2014/15, has won the 2015 National Media Award at the McNamee Awards in Croke Park last night. Marie Crowe – wife of well-known former Stacks footballer Billy – is a journalist with UTV Ireland and wrote the article for the Sunday […]

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When Celebrity Big Brother Winner Scotty T Came To Tralee

When Celebrity Big Brother Winner Scotty T Came To Tralee

February 5, 2016 at 10:51 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE people watching Celebrity Big Brother Final on TV3 tonight might recognise the champion from a wild night in town not so long ago. Scotty T, real name Scott Timlin, of popular TV series ‘Geordie Shore’, won the competition coming out of the house to wild cheering from fans and watched […]

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Deputy Tom Fleming Pulls Out Of Election Race

Deputy Tom Fleming Pulls Out Of Election Race

February 5, 2016 at 7:19 pm Comments are Disabled

  IN what is an election bombshell for the Kerry constituency, sitting Independent TD for Kerry South, Tom Fleming, has announced he is pulling out of the race. The ex-Fianna Fáil man made the decision based on the conclusion that he was lagging behind in the north Kerry constituency and […]

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The Kerry team lineup for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Tommy Walsh Named As Full-Forward As Eamonn Rings Changes

February 5, 2016 at 6:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team for Sunday sees Tommy Walsh named as full forward while his Strand Road team mates retain their positions in a side which has three changes in personnel from last week’s defeat to Dublin. The team to play Roscommon in Round 2 of the Allianz League in Fitzgerald Stadium […]

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Denny Street.

Tidy Tralee Group Hoping For Good Turnout At AGM

February 5, 2016 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tidy Tralee Together group are holding their AGM on Tuesday next in the Fels Point Hotel at 8pm. Having enjoyed great success in recent years, the group will be hoping to retain Tralee Gold Medal in the Tidy Towns and kick on for next year’s competition. They have done sterling work […]

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Visually-Impaired Tralee Woman Left Waiting At Traffic Lights Due To Fault

Visually-Impaired Tralee Woman Left Waiting At Traffic Lights Due To Fault

February 5, 2016 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

A VISUALLY impaired Tralee woman is regularly left standing at a crossing in town, sometimes for up to ten minutes, because the audible function at the traffic lights has been inactive for the past five months. Sabrina McKiernan, from the Mitchels area, must wait at the crossing on Castle Street, outside the entrance to […]

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Two Tralee Women To Start For Ireland Against Wales Tomorrow

Two Tralee Women To Start For Ireland Against Wales Tomorrow

February 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee women will start for Ireland in their Six Nations game against Wales tomorrow in Donnybrook. Tralee RFC’s Zoe Grattage and Galwegians Ruth O’Reilly, a native of Ballyroe, will take to the field for the opening clash of the tournament in Donnybrook at 1pm. Hooker Zoe Grattage will win […]

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Challenge Match Forces Kerry Hurling All-Stars Event To Be Moved To Sunday Night

Challenge Match Forces Kerry Hurling All-Stars Event To Be Moved To Sunday Night

February 5, 2016 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHALLENGE match, organised for the Kerry senior hurlers in Limerick,  has forced the Kerry Hurling All Stars event scheduled for Saturday in The Abbey Tavern, Ardfert, to be moved to this Sunday night. Other arrangements remain in place with a pre-awards reception at 7.30pm. Andrew Morrissey of Radio Kerry – a huge hurling […]

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VIDEO: David Moran’s Got Bling In Dubsmash Challenge

VIDEO: David Moran’s Got Bling In Dubsmash Challenge

February 4, 2016 at 11:24 pm Comments are Disabled

NONE of this craic on Sunday now young man! The Allianz League issued a Dubsmash challenge to some footballers recently and Kerry’s David Moran looked happy to impart his impeccable lip-syncing skills to Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’. For the few of you who don’t know what Dubsmash is, it’s a video messaging app where users can […]

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New Jobs Created As UK Clothing Chain To Open Store In Town Tomorrow

New Jobs Created As UK Clothing Chain To Open Store In Town Tomorrow

February 4, 2016 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A UK CLOTHING chain is to open a new store on Abbeycourt this Friday. A number of new jobs will be created at Mountain Warehouse – the UK-based discount outdoor clothing seller which has branches in Dublin, Wexford, Banbridge and Antrim – when opens next to Holland & Barrett on Friday afternoon. […]

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