Articles by: Gavin O'Connor

Launch night for Strictly Come Dancing hosted by Kerry Down Syndrome, held in The Brehon Hotel, Killarney, Saturday 14th October 2016.

PHOTOS: Down Syndrome Kerry Launches ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Night

October 17, 2016 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Kerry will be dancing its way onto the INEC stage for what’s going to be a great night of craic at ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ on Friday, December 2 Over the next two months, 24 dancers – including Kerry footballer Aidan O’Mahony, Kerry Rose Danielle O’Sullivan journalist Aidan O’Connor, Sean Taaffe […]

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Tralee Golf Club

Tralee Golf Club News

October 17, 2016 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

    Captains Liam & Dorothys Charity Day Am Am Result 14th Oct 2016 Overall 1st : 92 Points Sean Ryan (22), Ger Hussey (12), Declan Raggett (13) , Francis Fitzgerald(14) Overall 2nd : 88 Points Mary Sheehy (3), Noreen Coffey (13), Eileen Kenny Ryan (13) , Mary O’Rourke (22) […]

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Tralee Imperials GAA Club News

Tralee Imperials GAA Club News

October 17, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

  Our Academy is now in full swing in Cumann Iosaef every Saturday morning and the training times are as follows Boys 7, 8  and 9    9-15 to 10-15 Boys and Girls 4, 5 and 6     10-30 to 11-15 Girls 7, 8 and 9       […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

October 17, 2016 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY MASS: A Community Mass will be held on Thursday November 3rd at 8.00 p.m. in the old Club House, John Joe Sheehy Road.  All are welcome to attend. STRICTLY COME DANCING: John Mitchels Inaugural Strictly Come Dancing will take place on Sunday October 30th in Ballygarry House Hotel commencing […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 17, 2016 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

  LOTTO The lotto was held in Ballygarry House on 10th October for a jackpot of €5,000. Numbers drawn were 16,18,27,28. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Mary Riordan, Ballymac 2. Maurice Leen, Chutehall 3. Mick O Connell, Castleisland 4. Tim Murphy, Bog Road 5. Brian and Deirdre O […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club

Tralee Parnells GAA Club

October 17, 2016 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

  Quiz Night: Tralee Parnells Quiz Night will take place on Friday the 11th of November. Fáilte roimh Cách. Sympathies: Tralee Parnells would like to extend our sympathies to the Sheehy family on their recent bereavement. Tralee Parkrun: Following on from the Tralee Parkrun awards presented at the recent Parnells […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: Culloty Rescues Draw For Na Gaeil Against 13 Man Glenbeigh/Glencar

PHOTOS/REPORT: Culloty Rescues Draw For Na Gaeil Against 13 Man Glenbeigh/Glencar

October 16, 2016 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports on the Junior Premier County Final between Na Gaeil and Glenbeigh/Glencar in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday afternoon… Na Gaeil 0-9 Glenbeigh-Glencar 1-6 NA GAEIL rescued a draw with the last kick of the game against Glenbeigh/Glencar who played 20 minutes plus stoppage time down to 13 men […]

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Na Gaeil get ready for round their opening round game against St Pat's. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: Na Gaeil Could Upset The Odds Against More Experienced Mid-Kerry Club

October 15, 2016 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at Na Gaeil v Glenbeigh/Glencar in the Kerry Junior Football Championship Final, Fitzgerald Stadium, Sunday 1:30pm… GIVEN the success of Kerry teams in the All-Ireland Junior Championship in recent years, the winners here could start to build something special come February. Before Na Gaeil can they even think […]

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Seo Linn with Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

TG4 Crew Pays A Visit To Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

October 13, 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn 4th, 5th and 6th class pupils gave the musical performance for a TG4 camera crew on Wednesday. TV show ‘Cleas Act’ visited the school to film the kids performing with the band Seo Linn and it doesn’t end there. Singers from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn will travel to RTE […]

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Kunle Owolabi, Aisling O'Callaghan, Jacqueline O'Callaghan and Aidan Conlon at the Special Olympics table quiz. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Table Quiz For Special Olympics In Sean Og’s

October 13, 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

QUIZ fans convened on Sean Og’s Pub on Tuesday night to test their knowledge and raise a little cash for Special Olympics Ireland. Behind the night was Special Olympics volunteer, Deirdre Lyons, who must raise €3,000 so she can continue her good work at the Winter games in Austria next March. Continued […]

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Easkey Britton

International Adventure Tourism Conference To Take Place In Tralee

October 13, 2016 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

A THREE-DAY International Adventure Conference takes place in Tralee next week. The conference will attract in the region of 60 international delegates to Tralee, many are experts in their field, all of whom are interested in tourism and adventure tourism. Failte Ireland is co-hosting an event for Wild Atlantic Tourism adventure […]

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IT Tralee Lecturer To Sign His Book About Irishman’s Epic WW2 Story

IT Tralee Lecturer To Sign His Book About Irishman’s Epic WW2 Story

October 11, 2016 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

AN IT Tralee lecturer will sign copies of the book he wrote about the incredible story of an Irish man who survived the Nagasaki atomic bomb at the end of World War 2. Music technology lecturer, Bob Jackson, will be signing copies of ‘A Doctors Sword’ and conducting a Q&A in O’Mahony’s Bookshop this Wednesday […]

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Republic Of Telly Comedian To Perform In Tralee This Weekend

Republic Of Telly Comedian To Perform In Tralee This Weekend

October 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A STAR of the ‘Republic of Telly’ and ‘Bridget and Eamonn’ shows is bringing his stand up show to Il Forno Restaurant on Courthouse Lane on this Saturday night at 8pm. Edwin Sammon plays Father Gabriel in the Republic of Telly spin-off, Bridget and Eamonn, which has recently shot a second […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club

October 11, 2016 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  Our Academy is now in full swing in Cumann Iosaef every Saturday morning and the training times are as follows Boys 7, 8 and 9 9-15 to 10-15 Boys and Girls 4, 5 and 6 10-30 to 11-15 Girls 7, 8 and 9 11-30 to 12-30 Registration Fee 45 […]

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St Brendans Basketball Club News

St Brendans Basketball Club News

October 11, 2016 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

  RESULTS Boys U16 Div 3 Ballybunion Wildcats 37 St. Brendan’s 49 Boys U14 Div 2 St. Brendan’s 16 St. Paul’s 22 Boys U14 Div 3 St. Anne’s 31 St. Brendan’s 13 UPCOMING FIXTURES Friday 14th October Boys U14 Div 1 TK Bobcats v St. Brendan’s at 7.45pm in John […]

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Skellig Michael

Kerry Ranks High In List Of Counties With The Most Overseas Tourists

October 11, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has come fourth in a list of counties with the most overseas tourists published by Fáilte Ireland. Just over one million foreign visitors came to Kerry last year, spending €234 million while they holidayed in the Kingdom. Dublin, Cork and Galway all finished above Kerry, but when you take into account those […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

October 10, 2016 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

  Senior Football Coiste Trá Lí Senior Championship Semi-final will take place on Saturday next the 15th of October at 5pm. We will face neighbours Austin Stacks and venue has to be confirmed. Cahill Cup Charlie Kerins will play Skellig Rangers in the final of the Cahill Cup. The date, […]

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Na Gaeil Girls U 15 team that played Austin Stacks in the County Final on Sunday

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 10, 2016 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Junior Final All roads lead to Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney this Sunday October 16th for the Premier Junior County Final between Na Gaeil and Glenbeigh/Glencar. Throw in time is 1.30pm. It promises to be a cracking game and we are asking everybody connected with the club to come out […]

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The Indigenous Round Ball is seen during the 2013 AFL Indigenous Round Launch at Victoria Park, Melbourne on May 20, 2013. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media)

“I Do Want To Pursue An AFL Career” Says Kerry Rising Star Mark O’Connor

October 10, 2016 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

IT looks like one of Kerry’s most promising young stars is very, very, interested in a career playing in the AFL. Mark O’Connor has made his intentions clear to AFL.com saying, “I do want to pursue an AFL career. It’s definitely something I want to do”. The two-time All-Ireland minor champion was down-under taking […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

October 10, 2016 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  PEIL FAOI 6: The bad news: only three more Sundays left in our football season! We look forward to the final of the Jimmy Barry Cup Competition which will be played on October 30th. Beidh peil gan sárú le feiceáil! Lá mór a bheidh ann i gcuimhne Jimmy. PEIL […]

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Kerry Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Kerry Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann News

October 10, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  Ceol an Geimhridh County Finals will take place on Saturday 12th November in the IT Tralee and on Sunday the dancing will take place in Fossa Community Centre. Closing date for entries to County Secretary will be Thursday, 27th October, 2016. The Munster final on 5th February in Dromcollogher Co Limerick. […]

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Kerry Badminton News

Kerry Badminton News

October 10, 2016 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  BADMINTON The 80th Annual General Meeting of the Kerry Badminton Association took place at the Grand Hotel, Tralee on Friday night last before a reasonable atendance. Indeed that very first meeting of the Kerry Association was held at the K.P.H. Hall, Nelson Street,(now Ashe Street) on Nov.4th 1936. The […]

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Tralee Golf Club

Tralee Golf Club News Results And Fixtures

October 10, 2016 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mens results Results: Sunday 9th October (Master classic final) sponsored by the Kerryman 1st : Anton O’Callaghan (3) 41 Points 2nd : Fergus Kelly (12) 40 Points 3rd : Mike Sheehy jnr (7) 39 Points 4th : Martin Mitchelll (13) 39 Points Best Gross : Killian Wolffe (6) 38 […]

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Park Fc U15B team before they defeated Mastergeeha in the U13 Division 1 on Saturday October 8th 2016

St Brendans Park FC News

October 10, 2016 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

  By Club PRO Tommy Naughton  CLUB RESULTS; Saturday 08th October U13 Sfai Sketchers Troy Cup Park Fc A 5-1 Holycross (LC) . U13 Sfai Sketchers Troy Cup Fairview Rangers 3-0 Park Fc B . U13 Daly’s Supervalu Div.3 Park C 6-0 LB Rovers . U15 Killarney Plaza Premier Park A […]

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At Kerry Hurling All-Stars Sean Kelly, Padraig Boyle, Diarmuid Lyng. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Honoured At End Of Season Awards Night

October 10, 2016 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

FIFTEEN hurlers were honoured for their performances in the Senior Hurling Championship at the Kerry Hurling All-Stars in McElligott’s, Abbeydorney on Saturday night. (photos below) The not-for-profit event, organised by Mike O’Halloran and Timmy Sheehan, is to honour the hurlers who participate in the County Senior Hurling Championship for their dedication to the […]

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The winning Austin Stacks Junior Team, with mentors, William Kirby, Richie Conway and Jonathan Magnier.
Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin.

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

October 10, 2016 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

  B FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 3-10; John Mitchels 0-5. Our B Team regained their Town League title which they last held two seasons ago (champions last time in 2014) with a good win over an understrength Mitchels team at the Mitchels Complex on last Friday night (7th Oct). Alan Duggan […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

October 10, 2016 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

  COMMUNITY MASS: A Community Mass will be held on Thursday November 3rd at 8.00 p.m. in the old Club House, John Joe Sheehy Road. All are welcome to attend. STRICTLY COME DANCING: Tickets are now for sale in the following outlets: O’Mahonys Bakery, Boherbee O’Donoghues Pharmacy, Boherbee Gallys Bar […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 10, 2016 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in O Riadas Bar for a jackpot of €4,900.  Numbers drawn were 10,15,22,27.  There was no winner.  Lucky Dips 1. Teresa Lonergan, Ballymac 2.  Michael Leen, Kilquane 3. Blake, Anna and Eva Leen. 4. Katie Nolan, Ballyfinogue 5. The Savage Family, Tylough. Sellers Prize : […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

October 10, 2016 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Killarney Camogie Tournament: Well done to Killarney Camogie Club on a fantastic day in the Veronica Stack Memorial Day. The buzz and excitement approaching Lewis road was infectious and it was wonderful to see so many girls from such a wide selection of clubs enjoying their sport. Saturday was a […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

October 10, 2016 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

  Lotto There was one winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last, Charlotte Devane c/o O’Dwyer’s Bar. The numbers drawn were 05, 17, 19 & 25. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Sean Daly Tonevane, Mike and Eileen O Connor Annagh, Eileen Gaynor Leith West, John […]

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