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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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The captain David Clifford and manager Peter Keane at the Kerry minor team homecoming at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stars To Come Out For Kerry GAA Supporters Social

January 6, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the line-up of special guests due to attend, the Kerry GAA Supporters Club’s 28th annual social is sure to be another great night out for the Kingdom faithful. It will take place on Saturday, January 27, in Ballygarry House Hotel at 7.30pm. The special guests on the night are […]

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Kerry's Colm Harty on the ball in the Allianz National League Division 1b match against Limerick. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: A Chance To Experiment For Kerry Hurling Management

January 6, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks at how Kerry will line out in their Munster Senior Hurling League tie tomorrow against Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds… There are a number of changes from the side that challenged Clare last week, both personnel and positional. Kerry were defeated in that game but the scoreline […]

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Padraig Boyle on the attack.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Team To Face Limerick On Sunday Announced

January 5, 2018 at 9:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to face Limerick in the Co OpSuperstores Munster Senior Hurling League Round 2 game this Sunday at 2pm in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick has been announced. After last week’s 4-20 to 0-12 defeat to Clare, they’ll be hoping for a good showing against the Treaty county. The team […]

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RTE Documentary On Mick O’Dwyer Looks Like A Must-See

RTE Documentary On Mick O’Dwyer Looks Like A Must-See

January 5, 2018 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a programme every Kerry GAA fan will be eagerly looking forward to on Monday. RTE has made a documentary on the legendary Mick O’Dwyer looking back at his career on and off the field of play. If the preview below is anything to go by, ‘Micko’ should be a […]

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Runners taking part in the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k run on Sunday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Athletics Legend To Be Honoured At Kerins O’Rahillys 10k Event

January 5, 2018 at 2:56 pm 1 comment

IT’S proved a great success over the past few years, so all at Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Club are looking forward to hosting their annual 10k run which takes place this year on January 28. Many are already taking to the roads for a healthy start to 2018 so the 10k […]

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Padraig Boyle captains Kerry. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry’s Season Starts With Defeat To Clare

December 31, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Kerry take a beating from Clare in the opening match of the Munster Hurling League in Limerick yesterday… Clare 4-20 Kerry 0-12 The official score in the referees book at the end of the Munster Hurling League was Clare 4-20 Kerry 0-12. Three sports journalists covering the […]

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Fionn Fitzgerald lets fly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fionn Fitzgerald To Captain Kerry In 2018

December 22, 2017 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Chairman of the Dr Crokes Club has informed the Chairman and Executive of Kerry GAA that the club is nominating Fionn Fitzgerald as Kerry Senior Football Captain for 2018. The 27 year old defender previously captained Kerry to lift Sam Maguire in 2014 when they beat Donegal. He succeeds […]

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Kerry Minors, Junior Footballers And U21 Hurlers To Receive Medals In Tralee

Kerry Minors, Junior Footballers And U21 Hurlers To Receive Medals In Tralee

December 1, 2017 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY night will see Kerry’s Minor and Junior Footballers and Under 21 Hurlers presented with their All Ireland Medals at The Rose Hotel Tralee. The minor footballers completed an historic 4-in-a-row of All Ireland titles, the Kerry Under 21 hurlers beat Wicklow  in the All Ireland Minor B Championship final […]

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The Kerry College of Further Education side before travelling for their match yesterday.

KCFE Just Pipped For Final Place Against Dundalk IT

November 23, 2017 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education played their first ever Higher Education Gaelic Football league semi-final against Dundalk IT in Portlaoise yesterday. Despite putting in a tremendous performance, the side were beaten after a last minute goal scuppered their hopes. The Clash-based side, coached by Jack O’Connor, led at half time by […]

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Bryan Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

What Twitter Said About Bryan Sheehan’s Retirement From Inter-County Football

November 20, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC footballer called time on his inter-county career yesterday and the tributes weren’t long flowing in on social media. Bryan Sheehan gave great service to Kerry over the course of the past 15 years and he’ll be missed. Here’s what people were saying on Twitter… Congrats @BryanSheehan9 on an […]

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Bryan Sheehan sends in a thunderous effort. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Bryan Sheehan Retires From Inter-County Football

November 19, 2017 at 6:18 pm Comments are Disabled

BRYAN Sheehan has announced his retirement from inter-county football. The St Marys Cahersiveen clubman leaves having gained every honour the game could bestow on him — including five All-Ireland senior medals — and having played and captained his county in all grades. In a statement on the Kerry GAA website […]

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Claire, Michelle and Ashley Maunsell at the annual Castlegregory GAA social at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Castlegregory GAA Looks Back On Year At Annual Social

November 19, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 100 of the Castlegregory GAA faithful gathered at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night for their annual social. It’s been a year of highs and lows with the minors providing the silverware, while the senior side suffered the heartbreak of losing a final as Chairman Tom Rohan explained. “Well, […]

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Young players who performed music at the Tralee Parnells GAA Club awards night in The Rose Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Parnells Celebrates Another Year Of Progress At Awards

November 18, 2017 at 10:57 am 1 comment

IT was another momentous year for the Tralee Parnells Hurling and Camogie Club as the members gathered for their awards night on Friday at The Rose Hotel. The club made more progress this year with bigger numbers, an appearance at the Féile competition, making the minor county final and their […]

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The Institute of Technology Tralee honoured it's students who won All Ireland medals this year at a function in the North Campus. Dr. Oliver Murphy ,President, and Dr Brendan O'Donnell IT Tralee presented awards to Michael Potts , Donnchadh O Sullivan David Clifford and Chris O Donoghue. All four were part of the Kerry Minor Football Team who won the All Ireland Minor Football title. Josh Adams also received an award at the event, Josh was part of the Limerick team that won the All Ireland u21 Hurling title this year.Speaking at the event Dr. Oliver Murphy congratulated all five on their achievements and acknowledged the hard work and dedication it takes to perform at this level. He also congratulated David Clifford & Michael Potts on their selection on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Team and on David's selection as the 2017 Electric Ireland Minor Player of the Year.
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All-Ireland Medal Winners Honoured By IT Tralee

November 15, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology Tralee has honoured its students who won All Ireland medals this year at a function in the North Campus. Dr. Oliver Murphy, President, and Dr Brendan O’Donnell, Registrar at IT Tralee presented awards to Michael Potts, Donnchadh O Sullivan, David Clifford and Chris O’Donoghue.  All four […]

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Last year's winning captain, Podge Moynihan, presents the cup to Ballymac Galaxy's Larry Kelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Inter-Firm Soccer Tournament Raises Around €2,000 For KCSG

November 14, 2017 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE boys from ‘Ballymac Galaxy’ were crowned Tralee Inter-Firm Soccer Tournament champions 2018, after another enjoyable day of matches last Saturday. This year’s event saw 18 teams from all over town and beyond taking part including the gardaí, Kerry County Council, local companies and businesses, with all funds raised going […]

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Brandon Barrett and Gary Carey with the cup.  Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/REPORT: Causeway Triumph After Extra-Time Against Crotta O’Neills

November 12, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on the Acorn Life Under 21 Hurling Championship Final on Saturday in Austin Stack Park… Causeway 1-12 Crotta O’Neills 0-10 This game went to extra time but it didn’t look like it would go down to the wire earlier on in the first half, when Causeway led […]

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Garvey's Supervalu Tralee staff celebrating the store's 25th birthday on Saturday. Included are John O'Connell, Joseph Hayes, Helen Griffin, Patricia Claffey and David Barrett. Photo by Dermot Crean

Garvey’s Tralee Up For National Award This Weekend

November 8, 2017 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE supermarket is in the running to be named National Store of the Year this weekend. Garvey’s Supervalu, Tralee and Vodafone Killarney are both Kerry finalists for the Retail Excellence National Store of the Year. The Rock Street store is celebrating 25 years in business this year and has held a […]

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Who Will Win The Kerry U21 Hurling Championship?

Who Will Win The Kerry U21 Hurling Championship?

November 8, 2017 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks at the Kerry Under 21 Hurling Championship Final between Causeway and Crotta O’Neills at Austin Stack Park this Saturday at 2pm in his video preview below…

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Wayne Quillinan.

New Manager Of Austin Stacks Senior Team Announced

November 6, 2017 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks have confirmed that Wayne Quillinan has been appointed as the senior football team manager for the forthcoming season. He takes over from Pat Flanagan who stepped down after Austin Stacks defeat to West Kerry in the county championship quarter-final. He was previously in charge of their senior team […]

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PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahillys In Facile Win Over Ballymac In Town Championship Final

PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahillys In Facile Win Over Ballymac In Town Championship Final

November 6, 2017 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahillys 5-18 Ballymacelligott 1-7 Ballymac were no match for a Kerins O’Rahillys side who finished their season with some silverware by winning the Lee Strand Town Championship Final at Connolly Park on Sunday afternoon. It was O’Rahillys second successive town championship final win over the same opposition who struggled […]

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REPORT: Ballyduff Come Up Short Against Kanturk Munster IHC Semi-Final

REPORT: Ballyduff Come Up Short Against Kanturk Munster IHC Semi-Final

November 6, 2017 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran says Ballyduff gave it their all, but came up short against Kanturk in the Munster Intermediate semi-final on Sunday in Austin Stack Park… Ballyduff 2-12 Kanturk 1-20 A five point victory for the Cork big guns, but they were put to the pin of their collar by Ballyduff. […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway Show Strength To Reach U21 Hurling Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway Show Strength To Reach U21 Hurling Final

November 5, 2017 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Causeway advanced to the final of the Acorn Life Kerry Under 21 Hurling Championship after defeating St Brendan’s yesterday. Mike O’Halloran reports… Causeway 3-13 St Brendan’s 2-5 Following their impressive win over Lixnaw in the quarters of this competition last weekend, Causeway installed themselves as firm favourites to win this […]

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