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PHOTOS: Tralee Schools In The Awards At Kerry Cross Country Championships

January 22, 2018 at 11:12 am 0 comments

By Adrienne McLoughlin SCHOOLS cross-country began in earnest at The Demesne, Killarney on Thursday last, where 17 schools (320 secondary school athletes) from Kerry and West Limerick took part in the annual Kerry Schools Cross Country Championships, an event which began in 1985. The fixture was in doubt early in […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Hit The Ton To Bring Saints To Their Knees

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Hit The Ton To Bring Saints To Their Knees

January 22, 2018 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell Reports on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win over DCU St Vincent’s on Saturday night… DCU St Vincents 74 Garveys Tralee Warriors 110 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors produced arguably their best performance of the season as they outplayed and outclassed DCU Saints by 110-74 in St. Vincent’s on Saturday night. The […]

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Colm Cooper at the launch of his autobiography in the Gleneagle Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Colm Cooper Named Kerry Person Of The Year

January 18, 2018 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

COLM Cooper has been announced as Kerry Person Of The Year  by the Kerry Association in Dublin tonight. The Kerry GAA legend will be presented with the award at a gala ceremony at the Association’s annual Oiche Chiarrai which will be held at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin on Friday, March 2. The […]

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IT Tralee To Hold Fundraising Gala Dinner To Honour Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

IT Tralee To Hold Fundraising Gala Dinner To Honour Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

January 18, 2018 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

THE IT Tralee Foundation Board has today announced plans to hold a fundraising gala dinner this September, to honour and celebrate the life and times of one of Ireland’s most popular and much loved sons, the legendary Mícheál Ó’Muircheartaigh. Guest of honour at the gala dinner will be President Michael […]

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John Griffin (second from right) with Frank O'Connor, Mike Griffin, Catriona O'Sullivan, little Katie Cunningham and Tony Corridon at the launch of the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA annual 10k Run on Saturday last. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Griffin Looks Forward To Kerins O’Rahillys 10k In His Honour

January 18, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

TRALEE athletics legend, John Griffin, is very much looking forward to the upcoming Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run being run in his honour this year. The 1988 and 1989 Dublin City Marathon winner,  was speaking at the launch of the event at the clubhouse on Saturday last and said it was […]

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Kevin Looks For Hikers To Take Part In Kerry Four Peaks Challenge

Kevin Looks For Hikers To Take Part In Kerry Four Peaks Challenge

January 18, 2018 at 10:45 am 0 comments

CLIMBERS are being asked to consider taking part in a fundraising event this summer to climb four of Kerry’s highest peaks in two days. Organised by Ballyduff man, Kevin Maguire, this will be the seventh year of the Four Peaks Challenge and it takes place on Friday, June 29 and […]

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CBS The Green Into Corn Uí Mhuirí Semi-Final

CBS The Green Into Corn Uí Mhuirí Semi-Final

January 17, 2018 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

CBS The Green have advanced to the Corn Uí Mhuirí Munster Colleges semi-final after a comprehensive win over St Flannan’s of Ennis today at Rathkeale. The Green scored 4-16 to the Clare side’s 1-7 in a game where the Tralee side really pulled away in the second half. With the […]

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The Division 4 Mens League Final took place at Tralee Regional Sports Complex Wednesday 10  January 
This photograph shows The Ballyheigue Division 4 Team who won the final 
L/R, : Noel Carroll, John McDonnell, Colm Carroll, Kevin O'Mahony, Colm Griffin.

Kerry Badminton Association News

January 16, 2018 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

BADMINTON NOTES The Ladies and mens Badminton league finals played in Tralee on Wednesday night last certainly had a bit of everything. Firstly , great credit due to everyone, players, mentors and the many supporters of all teams, who braved the torrential rain on the night to attend the Presentation […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

January 16, 2018 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Club Results  U12 Premier Killarney Celtic 6 : 3 St. Brendan Park Fc U12A Munster Youth Cup Kilfrush Crusaders 1 : 2 St. Brendan’s Park Fc Club fixtures Weekending 20/1/18 U12 Premier St. Brendan’s Park Fc U12A v Killarney Athletic 10.30 U12 Div. 1 Killorglin U12C v St. Brendan’s Park Fc […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

January 16, 2018 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES By Alan Cantwell RESULTS Senior Mens Div 2 Cup Glenbeigh Falcons 53 St. Brendan’s 60 Lee Strand U16 Boys Cup TK Bobcats 26 St. Brendan’s 57 Lee Strand U12 Boys Cup St. Joseph’s 34 St. Brendan’s 28 Lee Strand U18 Plate St. Brendan’s 35 St. […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 16, 2018 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

Mens results (Sunday 14th January) 12 holes singles 1st: Mike Galvin (18) 28 points. 2nd: Mark Leahy (6) 27 points 3rd: Gerard Deegan (1) 26 points. 70 Cards Processed. Fixtures:. Sat 20th Jan: Casual Golf Sun 21st Jan: 12 Holes Singles Sat 27th Jan:  Casual Golf Sun 28th Jan: Captains Drive […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

January 16, 2018 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

Training continues at the following times GIRLS Senior Academy U10s Monday 6-7pm, Mounthawk and Thursday 5-6pm, Balloonagh ***Monday 18th Sept in Balloonagh*** U11s Tuesday 6-7pm, Balloonagh and Saturday 10-11.15 am, Cumann Iosaef U12s Team 1 Wednesday 6-7pm, Mounthawk and Friday 5.45-7.15pm, Mounthawk U12s Team 2 Wednesday 6-7.30pm, John Mitchells U14s Team 1 Monday 7-8pm, Balloonagh and Wednesday 7-8.30pm, Presentation U14s Team 2 Tuesday 8-9pm, Balloonagh and Friday 7-8.30pm, Presentation U16 Girls Wednesday 7-8pm, Mounthawk and Friday 7.15-8.30pm, Friday BOYS […]

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North Kerry Football Coiste na nÓg making presentations to 3 members of the victorious Kerry minor team at the awards night night held in Christys "The Well" Listowel on Thursday night last. L-r Tom Moran Coiste na nÓg, Barry Mahony St Senans, Adam Donoghue Desmonds, Eddie Browne Listowel Emmets, Sean Moriarty Coiste na nÓg, and John Ross Coiste na nÓg. Photo by John Stack

Young Players Honoured At North Kerry Coiste na nÓg Awards

January 16, 2018 at 10:17 am 0 comments

THE first North Kerry Board Coiste-na-nOg Awards night in association with McElligotts Oil, Asdee was held last Thursday night, in Christy’s The Well, Listowel. The guests of honour were our three victorious Kerry minors from the Board, Adam Donoghue (Castleisland Desmonds), Barry Mahony (St. Senans) and Eddie Browne (Listowel Emmets). […]

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REPORT: Warriors Win In The West To Make It Five In A Row

REPORT: Warriors Win In The West To Make It Five In A Row

January 15, 2018 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors victory in Galway at the weekend… Moycullen 73 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 76 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors started 2018 as they finished 2017 with an edge of the seat Super League win this time against Moycullen at the Kingfisher Arena at NUIG on Saturday night. Just […]

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Ballymac Woman Announced As New Captain Of Irish Rugby Team

Ballymac Woman Announced As New Captain Of Irish Rugby Team

January 15, 2018 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee RFC player, Ciara Griffin, has been announced as the new Ireland women’s rugby team captain. The UL Bohemians and Munster flanker, who made her Ireland debut against Wales during the 2016 Women’s Six Nations, has been capped 17 times for her country, and was part of the Munster side that […]

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Anne Kelliher and Michelle Greaney  look forward to the Optimal Fitness 10 Miler in February. Photo by Dermot Crean

Michelle Plans 10 Miler And 5k Race For February

January 15, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER holding a very successful event on New Year’s Eve, Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness has another race planned for next month which is sure to attract running enthusiasts. The Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race will take place on Sunday, February 18 at 10am from The Rose Hotel. […]

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REPORT: Kerry Enjoys Ten-Point Win Over Cork In Munster Hurling League

REPORT: Kerry Enjoys Ten-Point Win Over Cork In Munster Hurling League

January 14, 2018 at 9:27 pm 1 comment

A big win for the Kerry hurlers in Tralee today in the Munster Hurling League reported on by Mike O’Halloran… Kerry 1-23 Cork 1-13 A well deserved win for the Kerry hurlers over Cork, the margin was ten points but it could easily have been sixteen points as Kerry had […]

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Liam Boyle (centre) with sons Aidan, Kenneth, Colm, Mikey, Padraig and Liam at the Ballyduff GAA Club Victory Social at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyduff GAA Celebrates In Style At Victory Social In The Rose Hotel

January 14, 2018 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S been a very good year for Ballyduff GAA. The men from north Kerry claimed their 25th Kerry SHC title in October when they beat Lixnaw at the second time of asking, thus moving ahead of great rivals Kilmoyley in the county’s pecking order. It’s a cause for celebration […]

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Anne O'Riordan, Margaret O'Shea, Annette Dineen, Joan O'Sullivan and Margaret Hayes at the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle from St Pats GAA Club on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Dry Day For The Annual Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle

January 14, 2018 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

CYCLING enthusiasts turned out in good numbers on Saturday morning in Blennerville for the annual Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle. Around 120 participants of varying ages set off from St Pats GAA Club to head to Castleisland and back in the cycle to remember the local musician and keen cyclist. Jimmy […]

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Shane Nolan, about to fire a free toward goal. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Team To Face Cork This Sunday Announced

January 12, 2018 at 10:11 pm Comments are Disabled

By Mike O’Halloran THE Kerry Team to play Cork on Sunday at 2.00 pm in Tralee has been announced. Martin Stackpoole of Lixnaw, who I presume is the number one shot stopper for the season ahead, returns between the sticks. Niall O’Mahony and fellow Abbeydorney clubman James O’Connor are at […]

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New Kerry Senior Club Championship Format Agreed

New Kerry Senior Club Championship Format Agreed

January 12, 2018 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL county board meeting was held las night where the format for this year’s Kerry senior football club championship was agreed. There will be two groups of four teams with the groups decided on an open draw basis, no seedings. Teams will play each other once on a home, […]

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Pres Tralee Girls Make All-Ireland Basketball Final

Pres Tralee Girls Make All-Ireland Basketball Final

January 11, 2018 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Presentation Tralee U16 Basketball team won their All Ireland U16 Cup Semi-final against Causeway on Wednesday in the Pres gym. With a final score of 44 to 30, this is a great achievement for this basketball squad who have given so much of their time to training and matches […]

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The CBS The Green U16 team with coaches Dale Counihan and Ruairi O'Rahilly.

CBS The Green Basketball Team Through To National Final

January 11, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green are through to the National schools Cup Under 16 A  Final at the end of the month following a nail biting climax at the University of Limerick on Tuesday last where they clinched a 39-38 victory against Bandon in  the semi-final. Resilience was the key ingredient for […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

January 9, 2018 at 8:11 pm Comments are Disabled

The Tralee bay Swimming Club organised Fenit Christmas Day Swim in aid Of Fenit Lifeboat again drew a huge crowd to Fenit for the annual fun and 3 dashes into the water . The heavy rain in town put some people off but the day in Fenit turned out dry […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

January 9, 2018 at 8:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Training continues at the following timesGIRLS Senior Academy U10s Monday 6-7pm, Mounthawk and Thursday 5-6pm, Balloonagh ***Monday 18th Sept in Balloonagh*** U11s Tuesday 6-7pm, Balloonagh and Saturday 10-11.15 am, Cumann Iosaef U12s Team 1 Wednesday 6-7pm, Mounthawk and Friday 5.45-7.15pm, Mounthawk U12s Team 2 Wednesday 6-7.30pm, John Mitchells U14s Team 1 Monday 7-8pm, Balloonagh and Wednesday 7-8.30pm, Presentation U14s Team 2 Tuesday 8-9pm, Balloonagh and Friday 7-8.30pm, Presentation U16 Girls Wednesday 7-8pm, Mounthawk and Friday 7.15-8.30pm, Friday BOYS Senior […]

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Repro Free 8.1.2018 - Pictured L/R John Fox Vice President Corporate Affairs ITT , Dr. Oliver Murphy, President of the IT Tralee  Frank Hayes, Director of Corporate Affairs at Kerry Group ,Dick Spring Chairman of the IT Tralee Foundation Board  and Ogie Moran IT Tralee Foundation Director .
today as Kerry Group contribute €500,000 to the Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus.
Kerry Group today announced that the Group will contribute €500,000 to assist completion of the €16.5 million Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus. The Kerry Sports Academy development is the largest educational capital project to be undertaken in Kerry in recent years.

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PRESS INFO --  8th January 2018Kerry Group Contributes €500,000 to Kerry Sports Academy Project at IT TraleeKerry Group today announced that the Group will contribute €500,000 to assist completion of the €16.5 million Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus. The Kerry Sports Academy development is the largest educational capital project to be undertaken in Kerry in recent years.Scheduled to open in January 2019, the Kerry Sports Academy will be home to:•	UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Physical Education, Sport Fitness, and Recreation;•	National Centre for Adapted Physical Activity – CARA;•	Health and Leisure Programmes at the IT Tralee;•	Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence;•	Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann – Traditional Irish Music Headquarters.  Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Dick Spring, Chairman of the IT Tralee Foundation Board, said “The Foundation is extremely grateful to Kerry Group for their very generous support for the Kerry Sports Academy. The IT Tralee, which has over 3,000 students, employing 350 people plays a key role in the economic and social development of the county. The main objective of the Foundation is to raise funds for the future development of the Institute, as it embarks on its ambitious five year strategic plan.”Frank Hayes, Director of Corporate Affairs at Kerry Group said, “Kerry Group is pleased to support IT Tralee with the development of the Kerry Sports Academy. The Institute has a proud record of fostering inclusion in sport and in shaping the future of adapted physical activity regionally, nationally and internationally. In addition, the Institute provides a financial contribution of circa €60 million annually to the local economy and Kerry Group supports its future development as it prepares to amalgamate with the Cork Institute of Technology and form the Munster Technological University.”Dr. Oliver Murphy, President of the IT Tralee, expressed his sincere thanks to Kerry Group for their vote of confidence in the project. “The Kerry Sports Academy is a very exciting project which will provide the Institute with facilities of an international standard, in addition to providing an excellent sporting resource for the county and the region. The IT Tralee has an esteemed international reputation for leadership in inclusion and adapted physical activity and is the only higher education provider globally to be awarded a UNESCO Chair in this area. This is testimony to the excellence of the Institute’s work in including people with disabilities in physical education, sport, fitness and recreation.”Contact InformationKerry GroupFrank Hayes	+353 66 7182304	corpaffairs@kerry.ieIT Tralee		Ogie Moran	+353 86 2344996	ogie.moran@staff.ittralee.ie

Kerry Group Gives €500,000 To Kerry Sports Academy Project At IT Tralee

January 9, 2018 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Group has announced that the Group will contribute €500,000 to assist completion of the €16.5 million Kerry Sports Academy at the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus. The Kerry Sports Academy development is the largest educational capital project to be undertaken in Kerry in recent years. Scheduled to open […]

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How Twitter Reacted To RTE’s ‘Micko’ Documentary

How Twitter Reacted To RTE’s ‘Micko’ Documentary

January 9, 2018 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

RTE screened ‘Micko’ last night profiling the life of the legendary GAA man from Waterville. It was a hugely entertaining programme capturing the magic of Mick O’Dwyer and the public’s reaction was overwhelmingly positive judging by Twitter as you can see below. I was genuinely excited about performing in front […]

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Na Gaeil Leiriú Group of Aoife O'Sullivan, Joshua Roche, Isabel Crowe, Áine O'Sullivan, Liam Óg Kingston, Emily Crowe, Dearbhla Quirke and Barry Sugrue who won the Munster semi Final of Scór na nÓg in Ovens , Co. Cork on Sunday.

Na Gaeil Group Wins Scór Munster Title

January 8, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE team won top honours at the Munster Finals of Scór na Mumhan held in the Ionad Pobail, Ovens, Co. Cork yesterday. It was a fantastic evening for Muintir Scór Chiarraí with victories by the Spá Set Dancers (East Kerry) and Na Gaeil (Greater Tralee Area) in Léiriú. They, as […]

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WATCH: Clip Of Kerryman Playing Football With Storm Eleanor Goes Viral

WATCH: Clip Of Kerryman Playing Football With Storm Eleanor Goes Viral

January 8, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

YOU’VE probably seen this over the weekend but if you missed it then have a look. Éanna O’Connor was home in south Kerry for Christmas from Kildare — where he works as a teacher — and decided to keep up the football practice despite Storm Eleanor raging outside. The footballer, […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Can Take Heart From Second Half Performance

January 7, 2018 at 9:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in the Gaelic Grounds to see Kerry take on Limerick today in the  Munster Senior Hurling League… Limerick 3-19 Kerry 1-15 Another great second half display by Kerry hurlers of this Munster Hurling League game played in freezing conditions in the Gaelic Grounds. It did not look […]

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