Articles by: Fergus Dennehy

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Kerry Solicitors Encouraging The Public To Take Part in ‘Best Will Week’

October 18, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

  SOLICITORS in Kerry are getting set to offer initial consultations to the public on how best to write their wills as part of the of the ‘Best Will Week’ campaign that is set to take place in November. The campaign was launched this week by ‘MyLegacy.ie’ with hundreds of […]

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Action Lesotho Shop Moves But Its Book Lovers Go With Them

Action Lesotho Shop Moves But Its Book Lovers Go With Them

October 17, 2015 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Fergus Dennehy talks to Paul Hanrahan of the Action Lesotho about the book shop, people’s reading habits and the work the charity does… THE big move is over and the books have settled back into the heaving shelves at the ‘Action Lesotho Book Shop’ at Tralee Shopping Centre. The NGO and charity organisation […]

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Tralee Town Park Getting Set To Host Scary Halloween Fancy Dress 5km Run

Tralee Town Park Getting Set To Host Scary Halloween Fancy Dress 5km Run

October 17, 2015 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S almost time to grab the make up kits, dust off your capes and rustle up something delightfully ghoulish to wear this Halloween with the ‘Tralee Fancy Dress Park Run’ edging ever closer on our calendars. With the infamous night of October 31 happening to fall on a Saturday this […]

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Bord Gáis Energy’s Donate a Library ambassador Lisa Duffy pictured with Denas Valasinas, age 5 and Chloe Ratty, age 4 at the Daoine Óga Community Childcare in Navan, Co. Meath as Daoine Óga became  the first organisation to receive a library in 2015. The programme sees the energy company give away libraries to community groups and charities all over Ireland. The charities are nominated by the public and anyone can nominate at www.bgebookclub.ie Pic. Robbie Reynolds

Kerry Public Called Upon To Nominate Organisations In ‘Donate A Library’ Campaign

October 17, 2015 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry public is being called upon to take part in the ‘Donate a Library’  programme in which they must nominate an organisation throughout Ireland that they want to receive a number of books and library equipment, valued at €1,500 each. Bord Gáis Energy are the organisation behind the campaign, now […]

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AONTAS Wants Kerry Projects To Enter Star Awards

AONTAS Wants Kerry Projects To Enter Star Awards

October 17, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

  THE NATIONAL ADULT Learning Organisation (AONTAS) wants  Kerry projects to enter the tenth annual STAR Awards, which are designed to celebrate the achievements of adult learners and adult education programmes throughout the island of Ireland. Previous Kerry-based STAR Award winners include ‘The Ballyduff Community of Excellence in Promoting Mental Health Awareness and […]

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VIDEO: Presentation Secondary School Students Star In New AIB Promotion Video

VIDEO: Presentation Secondary School Students Star In New AIB Promotion Video

October 16, 2015 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of talented entrepreneurs over at the Presentation Secondary School Tralee are getting to relive one of their moments of the year after starring in a new AIB promotion video for the ‘Build a Bank’ challenge. The girls emerged triumphant in the national final of the AIB Build a Bank challenge in […]

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Camp’s Mike O’Neill To Host Annual Volkswagen Outing At His Pub

Camp’s Mike O’Neill To Host Annual Volkswagen Outing At His Pub

October 16, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL known publican is this weekend getting ready to share his passion with the rest of the county when he plays host to a spectacular Volkswagen vehicle event. Camp’s Mike O’Neill will see over sixty vehicles, made up of VW camper vans and beetles, set up a base at his […]

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Kerry Group Purchases Three US Companies In Multi-Million Euro Deal

Kerry Group Purchases Three US Companies In Multi-Million Euro Deal

October 15, 2015 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY GROUP have today announced that they will be completing the purchase of three US based companies in a deal reported to be worth close to €642 million. The companies that have been acquired are the Red Arrow Products, Island Oasis and Biothera’s Wellmune business, all of which are in the nutrition […]

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Four Kerry Schools Have Films Nominated For FÍS Festival

Four Kerry Schools Have Films Nominated For FÍS Festival

October 15, 2015 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR Kerry schools have seen their hard work pay off after they have been nominated for awards at the 11th FÍS Film Festival. This year’s schools will be hoping to emulate the success of St Brendan’s National School in Fenit who took home a top award at last year’s festival (see […]

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Tralee Library To Host Lecture On Ardfert Witnesses At Roger Casement’s Trial

Tralee Library To Host Lecture On Ardfert Witnesses At Roger Casement’s Trial

October 15, 2015 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Library is getting set to host a lecture next week based on the stories of the five civilians that witnessed the arrival of Roger Casement to Kerry in 1916 and the subsequent story of their evidence at his trial. The story of Casement’s arrival in Kerry is well known […]

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Kerry Business Women Help Organise ‘Synergy Southwest’

Kerry Business Women Help Organise ‘Synergy Southwest’

October 15, 2015 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Business Women’s Network have teamed up with a number of similar branches in Munster to help organise an event designed to celebrate the role of women in business. The Synergy Southwest event will take place on Friday October 23 from 10am to 1pm in Charleville Park Hotel in Cork and will promote […]

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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

5km Walk To Take Place In Town As Part Of ‘Paint It Pink’ Campaign

October 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is getting ready to host a very special fundraising event later this month when the ‘Paint it Pink 5k Walk’ takes place from outside Greyhound Bar on Sunday, October 25 at 5pm. The event is being organised as part of the ‘Paint it Pink’ campaign that is being run […]

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CBS Student Dáire Triumphs In Handball Munster Final

CBS Student Dáire Triumphs In Handball Munster Final

October 14, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A CBS The Green student is certainly in a celebratory mood after he recently triumphed playing handball at provincial final level. Dáire Keane, a third year student in the school, won the Munster Final in the U15 handball category recently to add another feather to his already burgeoning cap of accolades, when […]

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Ballyheigue Drama Group Set To Bring John B. Keane Play To Life This Weekend

Ballyheigue Drama Group Set To Bring John B. Keane Play To Life This Weekend

October 14, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyheigue Drama group is getting set to bring one of John B. Keane’s most beloved plays to life this weekend when they stage the great man’s play ‘Sive’. The group will be staging the play on October 16, 17 and 24 in the Ballyheigue Community Centre with doors set to open on the night […]

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Book of Condolence Opened In Tralee For Victims Of Carrickmines Tragedy

Book of Condolence Opened In Tralee For Victims Of Carrickmines Tragedy

October 14, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

A BOOK of condolence has been opened at a number of areas here in Kerry to allow the the public to express their sympathy for the victims of the recent Carrickmines fire tragedy. The Aras an Phobail building, which is located on Deans Lane here in Tralee, opened the book […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands Nominated For National Award

Tralee Bay Wetlands Nominated For National Award

October 13, 2015 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Tralee Bay Wetlands team have reason to celebrate this morning after they received word that they had been shortlisted by the Green Hospitality Awards. The popular local business and activity centre is shortlisted in the ‘Best Responsible Activity Provider’ category with the winners set to be announced at an […]

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LISTEN: UK Singer Kelly Oliver Pens Beautiful ‘Miles To Tralee’ Song

LISTEN: UK Singer Kelly Oliver Pens Beautiful ‘Miles To Tralee’ Song

October 13, 2015 at 12:26 pm 1 comment

A TALENTED up and coming singer/songwriter has penned a beautiful new song based on the true story of how her maternal grandmother journeyed from her hometown of Tralee to England in order to find work. Kelly Oliver is behind the upbeat song entitled ‘Miles to Tralee’, which talks about the desire that her grandmother […]

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New Community Responders Scheme To Be Set Up In Tralee

New Community Responders Scheme To Be Set Up In Tralee

October 12, 2015 at 12:27 pm 1 comment

TRALEE is to get a new ‘Community Responder Scheme’ (CFR) to assist the Ambulance Service in various life threatening emergencies. The scheme will be made up entirely of volunteers living or working within the coverage area who will be on a roster system. The scheme will be reliant entirely on public support and […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

Omniplex To Stream Live Broadcast Of ‘Otello’ From New York

October 12, 2015 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL fans of the opera will soon be getting their chance to see an adaptation of one of the world’s best known plays when the Metropolitan Opera streams the latest production of  ‘Otello’ straight into the Tralee Omniplex Cinema. On Saturday October 17 at 6pm, Verdi’s ‘Otello’ will be broadcast by […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Minors Visit Their Old School In Kielduff

PHOTOS: Kerry Minors Visit Their Old School In Kielduff

October 12, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry minors paid a quick visit to their old alma mater this week with a few trophies in hand of course, to the obvious delight of staff and pupils. Footballer Mícheál Reidy and hurler Tomás O’Connor stopped off in their former stomping ground of O’Brennan NS in Kielduff with the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 11, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) The fishermen among us enjoyed a fantastic few days […]

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Call Goes Out For Castleisland Presentation Class Of ’95 To Attend Reunion

Call Goes Out For Castleisland Presentation Class Of ’95 To Attend Reunion

October 11, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE girls from the Castleisland Presentation Secondary school  Class of  95 are preparing to hold its reunion and the call has gone out to former classmates who might want to attend. Continued below… As it will the 20th anniversary of the girls’ graduation this year, the reunion is set to be a […]

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Tralee’s Randall Wharton Needs Your Votes For Top Blog At Running Awards

Tralee’s Randall Wharton Needs Your Votes For Top Blog At Running Awards

October 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IF THERE’S ONE Tralee man that seemingly can’t stay out of the news recently, it’s Randall Wharton. The well known runner who was recently interviewed and profiled in the hugely popular ‘Runners World’ magazine (see previous article here) has now seen his blog ‘RandRuns’ nominated for the best blog award […]

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VIDEO: Castleisland Woman’s Project Teams Up With Top US TV Show

VIDEO: Castleisland Woman’s Project Teams Up With Top US TV Show

October 10, 2015 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

A PROJECT started by Castleisland woman Niamh Geaney and her friends has reached one of the highest echelons of TV coverage after it recently teamed up with the hugely popular US TV programme, ‘The Today Show’ on NBC. Niamh Geaney, Harry English and Terence Manzanga are the three friends behind the […]

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Mounthawk School To Host Monster Bingo Fundraiser This Sunday

Mounthawk School To Host Monster Bingo Fundraiser This Sunday

October 10, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY MOUNTHAWK are getting set to host their huge fundraising activity this coming Sunday as they look to raise money for a state of the art extension to the school. The ‘Monster Bingo’ fundraiser will take place in the school’s gym at 3pm where it is expected that there will be […]

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Inch Beach Set To Host Toddleathon Fundraiser For UNICEF

Inch Beach Set To Host Toddleathon Fundraiser For UNICEF

October 10, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

  INCH BEACH is getting set to host a a very different type of activity later this month when the ‘Inch by Inch Toddleathon’ takes place to help raise funds for UNICEF Ireland. It will be taking place at 1pm sharp at Inch Beach on October 18 and will cost €10 […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí Receives €90,000 In Latest Sports Capital Grant Allocation

October 10, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE school is celebrating after benefitting from the latest ‘Sports Capital Programme’ grants allocation. The Clash-based Coláiste Gleann Lí post-primary school received €90,000  and means that it is the only school-based application in the entire country to receive a grant. This new influx of money will now be used by the school to help build […]

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Kerry Fire And Rescue To Hold Fire Safety Demonstration In Manor West On Sunday

Kerry Fire And Rescue To Hold Fire Safety Demonstration In Manor West On Sunday

October 9, 2015 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  MANOR WEST Retail Park will hold a fire safety demonstration this coming weekend as part of the ‘National Fire Safety Week’ campaign taking place all this week. The Kerry Fire and Rescue Service will be on the main premises this coming Sunday, October 11 from 2pm-4pm. They will be […]

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Donal Walsh Rooms To Open In Console Centre In Tralee

Donal Walsh Rooms To Open In Console Centre In Tralee

October 9, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE Console Centre has named two new counselling rooms after the late Donal Walsh. Funding for the rooms in the Balloonagh centre came from the Donal Walsh Foundation which has held a large number of fundraising activities since Donal’s passing back in May of 2013. One of the rooms will be […]

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NUIG To Hold Information Evening For Secondary Students In Tralee

NUIG To Hold Information Evening For Secondary Students In Tralee

October 7, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Brandon Hotel will hold an information evening next week for any secondary school students  interested in attending NUI Galway. It will run from 7pm-9pm on the night of Thursday, October 15. Parents and guardians are also being welcomed down on the evening where they, along with the students, will be […]

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