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The winning 'Avenue' team with organisers and supporters at the Garda/KDYS soccer blitz. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Avenue Wins Out At Garda/KDYS Soccer Blitz

July 26, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

THERE was some great skill and talent on show at the KDL pitches in Mounthawk on Tuesday for the annual Tralee Garda Soccer Blitz. The event was organised by Tralee Community Policing and KDYS Key Service -A Kerry Garda Divisional Service Model Funded by IYJS & Supported by EU structural […]

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PREVIEW: Two Games Up For Decision In Hurling Championship This Weekend

PREVIEW: Two Games Up For Decision In Hurling Championship This Weekend

July 26, 2017 at 10:53 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran previews this weekend’s Garveys SuperValu Senior Hurling Championship action in Austin Stack Park… Friday 7pm Round 2B — Crotta O’Neill’s V Causeway Causeway come into this game having two games under their belt after drawing with St Brendan’s in the first round. Crotta O’Neills went down to Kilmoyley in […]

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The cyclists gather at the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil Prepares To Saddle Up For Annual Cycle

July 26, 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

IT’S become a very popular annual event at the Oakpark club and this year is set to be no different as Na Gaeil prepares for its annual fundraising cycle. Over 100 cyclists took to the road last year and on Saturday, August 26, the club is hoping as many people […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 25, 2017 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

Results : Saturday  22nd and Sunday 23rd  July  (Presidents Prize to the men  (Des Fitzgerald) 1st : Tommy Walsh (18) 44 Points 2nd : Jim O’Donovan (9) 43 Points 3rd : Ger Hussey (12) 43 Points Best Gross: Ger Deegan (1) 41 Points 4th :Tom Moore (15)  40 Points 5th :Ger […]

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WATCH: Five Memorable Kerry Wins Over Galway

WATCH: Five Memorable Kerry Wins Over Galway

July 25, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

SUNDAY will renew a rivalry between the Kingdom and the men from the west. There have been some memorable clashes between Kerry and Galway over the years but we’ll just take a look at some of the ties we won this time!… 1939, Yankee Stadium, New York: Kerry 2-6 Galway 0-7 […]

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Three Kerry Women On World Cup Rugby Squad

Three Kerry Women On World Cup Rugby Squad

July 24, 2017 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

THREE Kerry women have been named in the Ireland squad for next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup. Ciara Griffin, Ciara O’Connor and Ruth O’Reilly are part of Head coach Tom Tierney’s  28-strong squad that will be captained by UL Bohemians and Munster full-back Niamh Briggs. It will be a first time involvement for […]

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Early Start On The Road As Kerry v Galway Throw-in Time Announced

Early Start On The Road As Kerry v Galway Throw-in Time Announced

July 24, 2017 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

THE GAA has announced the throw-in times for the All-Ireland football quarter finals this Sunday in Croke Park. It’ll be an early start on the road for Kerry fans as they will face Galway at 2pm on Sunday with the Mayo v Roscommon game throwing in at 4pm. Kerry will […]

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John Mitchels To Host Sandra Keane Memorial Football Tournament

John Mitchels To Host Sandra Keane Memorial Football Tournament

July 24, 2017 at 10:44 am 0 comments

JOHN Mitchels GAA grounds in Ballyseedy will be the venue for a big ladies football tournament next Saturday morning. The Sandra Keane Under 13 blitz will see 16 teams from all over the county and beyond compete for the Sandra Keane Cup and trophy competitions. The teams taking part this year […]

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Jack O'Connor on the sideline. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jack Set To Take On Kerry U20 Job

July 21, 2017 at 9:02 pm 0 comments

JACK O’Connor is to take on the role of Kerry Under 20 manager. According to Kerry GAA website, the Chairman of Coiste Chontae Chiarraí, Tim Murphy will propose him for ratification as Manager of the Kerry Under 20 Football team for a two year term at the next meeting of […]

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Tralee Boxer To Fight In Cadets Final…And His Cousin Could Be There Too

Tralee Boxer To Fight In Cadets Final…And His Cousin Could Be There Too

July 18, 2017 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Boxing Club news from Donie Jack Griffin… Johnathon McCarthy (44kg weight) will box in the Cadets Championship final on Friday July 28 in the National Stadium Dublin. Tralee Boxing Club is hoping his cousin Patrick (48kg), the reigning Irish Champion, will be alongside him as he boxes next Friday, […]

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Camogie: Kerry Continue Winning Ways Against Roscommon

Camogie: Kerry Continue Winning Ways Against Roscommon

July 17, 2017 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on Kerry’s win over Roscommon in the Liberty Premier Junior Championship at the weekend… The Kerry Camogie team had an emphatic win over Roscommon in Tralee on Saturday. The home side’s win was never in doubt from the moment Jessica Fitzell pointed after three minutes. Roscommon had all […]

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Tommy O'Connor is surrounded by Abbeydorney men. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Gallant Ballyheigue Bow Out As Abbeydorney Advance

July 17, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Abbeydorney beat Ballyheigue in the Round 2A Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC clash in Austin Stack Park yesterday… Ballyheigue 0-13 Abbeydorney 2-13 At halftime, nobody gave Ballyheigue a chance in this game as they trailed on a scoreline of 0-4 to 2-8, but they started a revival that […]

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John Hussey gets his shot away. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Looking Very Good As They Make Semi-Finals

July 17, 2017 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Lixnaw are in the semi-finals after convincingly beating Ballyduff yesterday in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 2B clash at Austin Stack Park yesterday… Lixnaw 3-19 Ballyduff 1-16 I had suggested in my preview of this game that Lixnaw would come out the right side of this game and so […]

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Anthony Fealy gives chase to David Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Exciting Finish As St Brendan’s Beat Causeway

July 16, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched St Brendan’s beat Causeway in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Round 1 replay at Austin Stack Park last night… St Brendan’s 1-13 Causeway 2-7 They say goals win matches, but that didn’t prove to be the case for Causeway who scored two goals to St […]

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A young hurler shows his skills at the Tralee Parnells summer camp on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Parnells Holds Summer Camp For Young Hurlers

July 14, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 50 boys and girls gathered at the GAA grounds in Caherslee this week as the Tralee Parnells club held a summer camp. All were welcome to take part and learn new skills and the kids, ranging in age from six to 14, looked very talented from the games we […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

July 13, 2017 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Round 4 Of our World Series took place on Tuesday night. The Swim was The Donald Walsh Memorial Swim and BBQ with 2 perpetual trophies up for grabs. All of the 20 or so volunteers were in place well before starting time setting up the BBQ and getting Kayaks and […]

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Darragh Shanahan is chased by Francis Flaherty. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: Mouthwatering Double Header In Hurling C’ship On Sunday

July 13, 2017 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks at the Garvey’s SuperValu Senior Hurling Championship Round 2A and 2B clashes taking place in Austin Stack Park this Sunday… Round 2B (Losers Group) Abbeydorney v Ballyheigue (1.45pm)  Ballyheigue are in a bit of bother numbers wise these days and found the going very difficult against Lixnaw […]

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Brendan Kealy.

Former All-Star Goalkeeper Leaves Kerry Senior Football Panel

July 13, 2017 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER All-Star goalkeeper on the Kerry panel has stepped away from the squad, according to the Irish Independent this morning. Brendan Kealy has decided to leave, but has not closed the door on a return at a later date, reports the paper. The 31 year old, who won an All-Star […]

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The presentation of training gear from The Meadowlands Hotel to the St Brendan's Minor Footballers at the hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Brendans To Face Dingle In Minor Championship Quarter-Final

July 12, 2017 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Brendans’ reward for beating Firies away last night is a home tie against Dingle in the Quarter finals of the Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin Minor Football Championship next week. The draw was made this afternoon and the other three pairings are (first named having home venue): • Mid Kerry or West Kerry […]

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Jason Leahy tries to block David Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: St Brendan’s To Edge Out Causeway At Second Time Of Asking

July 12, 2017 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to the Causeway v St Brendans Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 Replay this Saturday at Austin Stack Park (7pm)… St Brendan’s “won” the drawn game in terms of the number of scores (20 to 18 after extra time), they also had more scores at the […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 11, 2017 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Results: Sunday 9th July MC 10 sponsored by Acorn life 1st : Darren  O’Sullivan (01) 41 Points 2nd : John F O’Carroll (12) 40 Points 3rd : Danny Leen (5) 39 Points 4th : Daniel F O’Connor (9) 39 Points 5th : Tomas Eoin Dowling (13) 39 Points 6th : Eoghan […]

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At the presentation of training gear to the St Brendan's Minor Footballers were, from left; Niall O'Mahony, Heather MacIver of The Meadowlands Hotel, David McElligott,Darragh Devine, Peggy Ó Mathúna of The Meadowlands and Mike Moriarty. Photo by Dermot Crean

Teams From Tralee Area In Minor Championship Action

July 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE area teams are in action tonight in the Keane’s Super Valu County Minor Football Championship. St Brendan’s play Firies away, while Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys are also in action away against East Kerry (in Rathmore) and West Kerry (Lispole) respectively. All games throw in at 7.30pm. Meanwhile, a Tralee […]

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Tralee lads escort a bride to her wedding.

PHOTOS: A Memorable Week For Tralee Team At International Games

July 11, 2017 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mike Culloty of Tralee International Games reflects on a great week for the Tralee team over in Lithuania, even if incidents in a soccer match where two Tralee players had to be hospitalised left a sour taste… THE Tralee International Children’s Games teams returned from Kaunas, Lithuania on Sunday evening […]

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At the presentation of cheques to organisations benefitting from the Tralee Lions Club Golf Classic at Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, in front; Fran Malone, Inspired; President of Tralee Lions Club Brendan Kenny; Audrey Heffernan, Brothers of Charity. At back; Eleanor Collins and Joan O'Regan of Tralee Lions Club; Karen Gearon, Carers Association; Ted Coates and Tim Aslett, Ballyheigue Inshore Rescue; George Groves, St John's Restoration Fund; Mags Knightly and John O'Sullivan  Open Arms Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Lions Club Golf Classic Raises Over €40,000 For Worthy Causes

July 10, 2017 at 2:25 pm 1 comment

FOURTEEN organisations shared €40,000 as the 43rd Tralee Lions Club Annual Golf Classic was staged recently at Tralee Golf Club. The golf classic represents the club’s major fund raiser each year and the Lions are delighted to report that this year a sum in excess of €40,000 was raised for distribution to […]

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PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

July 10, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Senior Men’s team  organised a 5K fun run/walk/Jog last Sunday in sunny Connolly Park. The event was arranged to fundraise and support the Irish Powerchair team who are playing in the FIFA World Cup in Orlando. Their senior team manager, Pat Flanagan, and his son Patrick are currently representing Ireland at the […]

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REPORT: Ballyduff Prevail In Low-Scoring Contest With Abbeydorney

REPORT: Ballyduff Prevail In Low-Scoring Contest With Abbeydorney

July 9, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Ballyduff overcome Abbeydorney yesterday in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC first round  tie at Austin Stack Park… Ballyduff 0-13 Abbeydorney 0-12 A bore fest provided Ballyduff with a one point win over an Abbeydorney team that battled hard, but were out-muscled at the back at vital times […]

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Youngsters having fun at Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Cúl Camp on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stars Of The Future At Stacks And Strand Road Cúl Camps

July 9, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH school finished the week before, youngsters got a chance to get out and play this week at Cúl Camps around the county. Yesterday we brought you photos from successful Na Gaeil and John Mitchels camps (click here for previous coverage). Well the biggest amount of kids were at Austin […]

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Mary Scannell, Patricia Flynn, Rachel Ryan, Nicola Dodson, Margaret Lyne and Sinead McCarthy at the Friends of University Hospital Kerry Night At The Dogs Fundraiser on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowd Enjoys Friends Of UHK Night At The Dogs

July 9, 2017 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a huge night at  Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday as the Friends of University Hospital Kerry held their annual Gala Benefit Night. Sponsored by Kerry Group, the event  saw a massive crowd converge on the stadium with great family entertainment for the 27th anniversary of the fundraising programme which […]

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About to make a great save at the Na Gaeil Cúl Camp on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Talent Shines At Na Gaeil And John Mitchels Cúl Camps

July 8, 2017 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of young GAA fans were put through their paces at Cúl Camps around the county during the week. In Tralee there were four clubs holding camps — Austin Stacks, Kerins O’Rahillys, John Mitchels and Na Gaeil — which no doubt hosted Kerry stars of the future. John Mitchels had […]

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Liam Collins comes out of defence with Francis Flaherty in chase. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Looking Good As They Take Ballyheigue Apart

July 8, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Lixnaw demolish Ballyheigue in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 tie in Austin Stack Park on Friday night… Lixnaw 1-26 Ballyheigue 1-8 In my preview of this this game I expressed concern that Ballyheigue might struggle against a very slick Lixnaw outfit and so they did. […]

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