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€4,000 Shared Between Youth Groups At Credit Union Awards

€4,000 Shared Between Youth Groups At Credit Union Awards

July 2, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter great competition THIRTEEN Youth Groups from Tralee, Castleisland and surrounding areas received €4,000 in funds at this year’s Credit Union Youth Union Community Awards Night on Monday. This was a joint initiative between Tralee Credit Union and Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (K.D.Y.S.) a charity supporting young people […]

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Churchill Teenager’s Sailing Win Is A First For Club

Churchill Teenager’s Sailing Win Is A First For Club

July 2, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A CHURCHILL teenager has become the first member of Tralee Sailing Club to win a Laser Regional Championship in the sport. Tadhg Ó Loingsigh from Churchill had a very impressive win in the Connaught Laser Radial Championship in Lough Derg last weekend. Tadhg lead from the […]

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Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

July 1, 2014 at 2:27 pm 3 comments

IT’S been an amazing weekend for the John Mitchels GAA Club with their Under 14 side bringing home their first ever All-Ireland title from the Féile competition in Galway. The Under 14 side won five games on the way to the final where they were victorious against Kilkenny side, Dicksboro (for a comprehensive […]

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‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

July 1, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click above to enter a great competition IS Santa right in the head? It’s a bit unseasonal for him to be making an appearance in July, but there he is in the window of the Credit Union in Ashe Street. There is method to this madness though, as it’s all […]

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Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

July 1, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more THE clock is ticking towards the time when a group of judges will arrive in Tralee to consider if the town should be the champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. There’s only one month to go to the big day – […]

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VIDEO: Darren’s Fighting Cancer In A Knockout Clip

VIDEO: Darren’s Fighting Cancer In A Knockout Clip

June 30, 2014 at 1:47 pm 2 comments

Click on above ad to enter a great competition ON Sunday we brought you the story of Tralee Musical Society’s video tribute to Darren Mullery’s fight against cancer (click here). The video was premiered at the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse on Sunday in front of Darren’s family and friends but now it has been […]

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Photos: Families Enjoy Day Out In Ballymac GAA Grounds

Photos: Families Enjoy Day Out In Ballymac GAA Grounds

June 30, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more on special event HUNDREDS turned up at Ballymacelligott GAA grounds on Sunday for the Ted O’Keeffe Family Fun Day. “Ted O’Keeffe was a  former chairman and longtime worker for the club. He was a great supporter and inspiration to the club and parish,” said Club […]

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Locals Get Their Hands On The FA Cup…Or Did They?

Locals Get Their Hands On The FA Cup…Or Did They?

June 30, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A TROPHY more used to Wembley Way came closer to the Dingle Way over the weekend…or so it would seem. Arsenal fans congregated at The Greyhound Bar when the FA Cup came to the famous watering hole…except it wasn’t really the cup! The Arsenal Tralee Supporters Club […]

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Nessan Crean, Director of Oakview Village Childcare, Kerry Rose Mary Hickey and Clodagh Moynihan, Manager of Oakview Village Childcare at the centre's family day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Rose Raises Green Flag At Oakview Village Childcare

June 30, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge THE Kerry Rose hoisted the Green Flag at the  held the first ever Family Fun/Open Day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday. A great day was had by all who attended and enjoyed the many activities and barbecue. They were delighted to have the Kerry Rose, Mary […]

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At back; Lisa Nolan, Cara Wallace, David Broderick and Helena McMahon with, in front Leon and Liath Nolan and Eve and Katelyn Broderick at the Bluebell Markets at Collis Sandes House on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: In The Market For Fun At Collis Sandes

June 30, 2014 at 10:42 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more COLLIS Sandes House was awash with food, art, music and fashion on Saturday for the first Bluebell Markets event. There were 25 stands set up with everything from paintings, jewellery, cakes, clothing and much more on display. There was an entry fee of just […]

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Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

June 29, 2014 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition TRALEE Musical Society outdid themselves on Sunday afternoon when they screened a special music video tribute to a member who is suffering from cancer. It was an emotional but uplifting occasion in Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse when Darren Mullery watched himself star in the video, ‘Fighting […]

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VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge AN IT Tralee lecturer, who recorded a musician in Cuba over three years ago, has finally launched a CD of the sessions. Friends and music lovers gathered in Roundy’s Bar on Friday night for the launch of Erdwin Garcia’s debut album, ‘Removiendo’ which has been […]

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Tom Naughton To Be Remembered At Benefit Race Night

Tom Naughton To Be Remembered At Benefit Race Night

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for details of special event FRIENDS and colleagues of the late Tom “Fridge” Naughton, who worked at the Bon Secours, will be “under starters orders”when they stage a benefit race night in his memory at the Fels Point Hotel  on July 4. Tom Naughton died suddenly in […]

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John Sheehan doesn't flinch a bit while he has his leg waxed. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Andrea’s Tickled Pink As €5,000 Raised In Fundraiser

June 28, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enter great competition IT was an fantastic, pink-filled night of fun, laughter and no small amount of pain last night in McElligott’s Bar, Ardfert night for a special fundraiser which raised €5,000 over the past week. The Ardfert community came together to support mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), […]

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Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

June 28, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

FR. Seán Hanafin has been re-appointed to his present posting as Parish Priest in St John’s Tralee for a further six-year term. The announcement came following a re-shuffle of diocesan appointments by Bishop Ray Browne just before the weekend. Commenting on the appointments, Bishop Browne said parish life is healthy throughout […]

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Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

June 27, 2014 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A NURSE was attacked by a patient in the psychiatric unit of KGH on Thursday, making it the seventh attack since June 7, according to a report in The Journal.ie The attack took place Thursday morning where a female patient struck a female nurse in the face and head. Cormac Williams, branch leader of the Psychiatric […]

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Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

June 27, 2014 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition! THE holidays are here! Yes, school’s out for summer with all primaries finishing up by today, so what in the name of God are you going to do with the kids for the next two months? With most youngsters possessing the […]

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At the Tralee Tidy Town's clean up on Castle Street were, from left: Joe Mannix, Ggreta O'Rourke, Gillian Wharton Slattery, Geaoroid Ryle, Stephen O'Brian, Ackie O'Rourke, Joan O'Regan.

Kings Of The Castle: Businesses’ Tidy Effort Continues

June 27, 2014 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

UPPER Castle Street was the next stop for the Tralee Tidy Towns team in their efforts to clean up our streets. With the help of some local businesses on the street, they did a clean up of the area yesterday morning. “Being on the high street in the centre of […]

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At the history of Ballymullen book launch at the library were the author Robert Tangney and his wife Evelyn Tangney.

Big Turnout For ‘History Of Ballymullen Barracks’ Book Launch

June 26, 2014 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A LARGE crowd came to the launch of the book, ‘The History of Ballymullen Barracks’, in Tralee library on Tuesday night. The author is Kerry County Council employee, Robert Tangney, who decided to write it in his late father Denis’s honour. Denis, who hailed from the area, had said he […]

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Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

June 26, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was the year the Spice Girls ruled the planet, Leo and Kate became megastars because of some boat movie and Princess Diana’s death shocked the world. But for the Class of 97, school was out for good as they graduated from Balloonagh Secondary. […]

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Mark Leen with his new concert DVD 'The Final Curtain' filmed at his farewell shows in the INEC back in January 2013. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark’s Fans Face ‘The Final Curtain’ On Concert Film

June 26, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S been 18 months in the making but Mark Leen’s final shows as Emerald Elvis have finally made it to the small screen with the release of ‘The Final Curtain’ Concert DVD. Singer-songwriter Mark played three sell-out shows in the INEC in January 2013, […]

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Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

June 26, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT should be an action-packed day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday when they hold a Fun Family Open Day. The Kerry Rose, Mary Hickey will on hand to raise the Green Flag at the centre at 3.15pm  and Kelliher’s Mills, Farm Garden and Pet Supplies will bring along baby chicks on […]

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Bridie Courtney of the Chernobyl Children's Foundation in the Austin Stacks clubhouse with some of the children who flew in from Belarus this week, from left: Valeteina Marosha, Anlina Hoza, Anstasia Ivashkeich, Diana Marosakao, Sabrina Biryna.

Belarus Girl Alina Keeps Up Family Link To Tralee

June 25, 2014 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks clubhouse was a hive of activity on Tuesday night as it hosted a party for children from Belarus as part of their annual holiday, thanks to the Chernobyl Children’s Fund. This year was made even more special by the arrival of Alina Moza, whose mother Natillia was one […]

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Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

June 25, 2014 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more IT’S been six years since punters could enjoy horse racing during the Rose of Tralee International Festival, but there’s good news for race-goers because Ballybeggan Park will host the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championship in August. Tralee Chamber Alliance has announced that the […]

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Kerry Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

Library Throws Down Summer Reading Challenge To Children

June 25, 2014 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more TRALEE Library is welcoming children to participate in a fantastic adventure that will keep them reading throughout the school summer holidays, the Summer Reading Challenge. The Reading Challenge has a fantasy theme, called Mythical Maze. It will take young readers into a magical land where […]

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Eoin Kelliher, Financial Planning Partner (QFA) and Niall Hobbert of BTS Fitness at the 'Build A Better Business' run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International at the Fels Point Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Good Turnout For Networking Evening In Fels Point

June 25, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE ‘Build A Better Business’ networking evening generated much interest among the business community and was well attended in the Fels Point Hotel last night. The event was run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International, which helps people generate new business through networking […]

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Tidy Towns And Businesses To Clean Upper Castle Street

Tidy Towns And Businesses To Clean Upper Castle Street

June 25, 2014 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tidy Towns team will be out again on Thursday, this time helping out the businesses in Upper Castle Street. After last Thursday’s great success on Rock Street, businesses are asked to come out to help volunteers between 10.30-11am for the second Business Street Clean. Later that evening the volunteers will meet up […]

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Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

June 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State at the Department of for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Alan Kelly, was in town last Friday to  officially launch the new Phase of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway (Casements Railway Station-Rock Street section) as part of the National Cycle Network. The launch was held in the green area of Casement’s Avenue and while there […]

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Andrea Hogan, with her children Saoirse and Brian, promoting the Breast Cancer Fundraiser which takes place in McElligott's Ardfert on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Comes Together For Andrea’s Fundraiser

June 24, 2014 at 10:46 am 2 comments

Click on above ad for more THE Ardfert community has come together to help a woman, recently diagnosed with breast cancer, to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Ardfert mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), turned the news of her diagnosis into a positive […]

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Kilflynn Festival Will Be Enchanting For Children

Kilflynn Festival Will Be Enchanting For Children

June 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more KILFLYNN will host the most magical event of the summer this coming weekend in the shape of the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival. The Kilflynn Fairy Council are inviting all children and adults to come to the event to celebrate the International Year of the Family. On Saturday there will […]

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