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Greg Horan turns to celebrate his goal early in the second half. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Impressive Stacks Cruise To Quarter-Finals With Ten-Point Win

May 27, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 4-13 Killarney Legion 3-6 If Austin Stacks were guilty of a being slow out of the blocks in their last home game against St Kieran’s, they almost beat the starter gun this time out. Their third Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC game in two weeks, saw the Rockies turn on the style […]

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Tralee Triathlon Club will hold its Tri Kingdom Come this Summer in Fenit Co Kerry , as over 400 competitors are due too arrive to take part in one of the county’s top sporting events this year. 

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Time To Get Fit For ‘Tri Kingdom Come’ This Summer

May 26, 2017 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE beautiful surrounds of Fenit will once again play host to Tri Kingdom Come which is expected to be bigger and better than ever. Last year almost 400 triathletes took part in the Tralee Triathlon Club organised event and it is hoped that similar numbers will once again descend on Fenit on Saturday […]

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Draw For County Hurling Championship To Be Made Monday

Draw For County Hurling Championship To Be Made Monday

May 24, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

MONDAY next will see both the draw for the Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Co. Senior Hurling Championship and the draws for the Castleisland Mart Intermediate, Junior Premier, Junior and Novice Club Football Championships. The draw for the County Senior Hurling Championship will take place on Monday at Austin Stack Park at 6.30pm. Continued […]

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Aoife O'Carroll, Rachel Bowler, Aoibheann O'Brien and Orla O'Reilly Mercy Mounthawk's Senior 29yr old Record breaking Munster School Relay Team

Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

May 23, 2017 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Harriers Weekly update Competition News The Munster Schools Track Field championships were held last on Saturday 20th May, in Cork’s CIT track The day was filled with outstanding performances from all Kerry schools. Mercy Mounthawk won the Overall Senior Girls School, as well as the Junior Boys schools. Several of […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

May 23, 2017 at 5:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Open Scotch Mixed Foursomes Sponsored by Billy Nolan: 1st :John O’Driscoll (19) & Anne O’Driscoll (27) 44 Points 2nd : Mikey Sheehy (13) & Grainne Sheehy (33) 42 Points 3rd : Michael Halloran (12) & Brid Halloran (19) 41 Points MC 7 Ballybunion Exchange Sponsored by Stephenson/Casey/Billy Naughton 1st ; […]

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Noel Duggan gives chase to Andrew Barry. Photo by Dermot  Crean

Andrew Barry Among Three Kerry Players In ‘Top 21’

May 23, 2017 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

EirGrid, sponsors of the U21 All-Ireland Football Championship, today revealed details of the top 21 players of this year’s competition and three Kerry players have made the cut. Despite losing out narrowly to Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final, Munster champions Kerry have three recipients in Brian Ó Beaglaoich, Andrew Barry and Matthew Flaherty. […]

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Students with the Women's Rugby World Cup at Presentation Secondary School on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Women’s Rugby World Cup Visits Presentation Secondary School

May 23, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE girls at Presentation Secondary School got a chance to see the Women’s Rugby World Cup trophy on Tuesday morning. The cup is on a tour of Ireland at the moment and had already visited Tralee RFC last month. “We’re lucky enough to have it in school today,” said PE […]

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Austin Stacks Are Lucky Winners of Lidl’s Ladies Gaelic Football Club Competition winning a Full Shop for their club worth €500.
Pictured at the Lidl store in Edward Street Tralee at the prize handover for Lidl’s LGFA Club Competition Michael Slemon, Manager, LIDL Edward Street, Tralee pictured with members of Austin Stacks Ladies Football Team where he presented them with shopping vouchers to the value of €500. Included in the photo are Club officers, Noreen Power, Elma Nix and trainer Anthony Moriarty.
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The club was recently announced as winners for the store which saw them win a full shop for their club worth €500. They were one of 150 lucky clubs across the country to win a full shop for their club to assist with club fundraising or just to top up on club essentials throughout the year.
Lidl, proud partners of Ladies’ Gaelic Football, called on customers across Ireland to nominate their local ladies’ Gaelic football club to win a share of €75,000 worth of Lidl shopping vouchers. The Lidl LGFA Club Competition gave 150 lucky clubs across the country the opportunity to win €500 worth of vouchers each; reinforcing Lidl’s commitment to #SeriousSupport for the grassroots of the game. This year’s competition follows two successful competitions which took place last year; one which supported Post Primary Schools with kit and equipment and the other which supported clubs with cash donations.
Speaking about the Lidl LGFA Club Competition, John Paul Scally, Managing Director at Lidl Ireland, said: “When launching the second year of our LGFA partnership earlier this year, we reiterated our commitment to the sport and to its grassroots in particular. At Lidl, we understand the challenges faced by clubs in raising funds and we’re delighted to be able to use our store network to reach out to clubs to provide much needed support.”
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Austin Stacks Ladies Club Wins A €500 Shop With Lidl

May 22, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks continued their winning ways recently, this time with Lidl as they won a full shop for their club worth €500. The club was recently announced as winners for the Tralee store, one of 150 lucky clubs across the country to win a full shop for their club to […]

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Causeway In Control As They Defeat Abbeydorney In Intermediate Final

Causeway In Control As They Defeat Abbeydorney In Intermediate Final

May 22, 2017 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the North Kerry Hurling Board Intermediate Final between Causeway and Abbeydorney… Causeway 2-12 Abbeydorney 0-3 The final of the North Kerry Intermediate hurling final was played on the beautiful surface that is the Kilmoyley pitch. Causeway played with the wind in the first half and were always […]

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The Under 14 Féile team with coach Ollie Broughton, Dermot Reen, Micheál Cassidy and Jimmy Litchfield. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Parnells To Send Team To Féile Competition For First Time

May 22, 2017 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S an exciting time for Tralee Parnells hurling and camogie club as they will have an Under 14 team in the Féile competition for the first time this year. The club was only formed five years ago but has grown to boast a healthy membership with some very skilful players who will […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí GAA Teams Enjoy Success

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí GAA Teams Enjoy Success

May 20, 2017 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a good week for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí teams this week. The under 15 hurlers won the Craobh Chiarraí on Wednesday. They defeated St Brendan’s Killarney in the semi-final and the final was contested between Gaelcholáiste and Mercy Mounthawk at the John Mitchels sports grounds. Continued below… Gaelcholáiste played with the wind […]

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John ‘Tweek’ Griffin Retires After Great Service To Kerry Team

John ‘Tweek’ Griffin Retires After Great Service To Kerry Team

May 19, 2017 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN ‘Tweek’ Griffin has retired from inter-county hurling after 15 years involved with the Kerry team. The 33-year-old Lixnaw clubman won a number of honours with Kerry over the years and was a huge inspiration to many with his skill and versatility in many positions on the field. In a […]

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AIB Brings Kerry Legends Together to Celebrate Colm Cooper’s Inter-County CareerColm Cooper prepares to take on a new role with AIB17th May 2017 AIB hosted a gathering of Kerry GAA legends and customers last night to mark the inter-county retirement of gaelic footballer Colm Cooper. Colm who has worked with AIB since 2004, retired from inter-county GAA in April 2017 following a stellar career spanning 15 years. Rising to the challenge once again, Colm is taking on a new role as AIB’s Business Development Manager for Kerry, having worked in a national youth ambassador role previously. Speaking at the event, Robert Mulhall, AIB’s Managing Director of Retail and Commercial Banking Ireland said: “I am delighted to be here to celebrate Colm’s excellence in his GAA career and his continued excellence with the AIB team. In his new role as Business Development Manager for Kerry, Colm will work with our Kerry Local Market team to meet with business owners, deliver fantastic customer service and grow business across the county”.  At the event in Killarney’s Malton Hotel, Colm was presented with a specially commissioned hand-sculpted piece by Jarlath Daly. Other attendees on the night included GAA Ard Stiurthoir Paraic Duffy.

Colm Cooper Celebrated By AIB As He Takes On New Role

May 18, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

AIB hosted a star-studded event in The Malton Hotel in Killarney last night to mark Colm Cooper’s retirement inter-county football. Colm who has worked with AIB since 2004, retired from inter-county GAA in April 2017 following a stellar career spanning 15 years. Colm is now taking on a new role […]

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Tralee Harriers Athletics Club

Tralee Harriers Athletics Club

May 16, 2017 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

  Competition News The North Munster Schools Track Field championships were held last week, on Tuesday 9th, Ennis Track hosted the first day with UL Track hosting the Second day on Thursday 11th. Both days were blessed with very fine weather with several athletes gaining the much loathed farmers tan. […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 16, 2017 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens Results: Saturday 13th May  (Intermediate Scratch cup) 1st: Richard Rafferty (10)  81 Gross 2nd: Brian Monaghan (09) 82 Gross 3rd: Shane O’Sullivan (11) 84 Gross 4th: Gerry O’Shea (12)  85 Gross 1st  Nett : Derek O’Brien(16)  70 Nett 2nd Nett : Conor Corroon (15) 70 Nett CSS : 73 Sunday […]

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Bridget Moynihan from Camp (holding son Jack) receives her St Pat's lotto winning cheque for €4,900 from club treasurer Jim Savage. Also included, from left; St Pat's PRO Dipo Dairo, Christy Murphy, Club Chairman Terry Boyle, Kathleen Poff and Dan Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bridget Wins Big In St Pat’s GAA Club Lotto

May 16, 2017 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A CAMP woman received a nice boost recently when she won nearly €5,000 in a GAA lotto draw. Bridget Moynihan works in Seamus O’Sullivan’s Master Butcher’s over in Manor and was delighted to receive her St Pat’s GAA Club lotto winnings of €4,900 on Tuesday afternoon at the shop where […]

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REPORT: Kerry Beat Cork To Win Munster Junior Camogie Title

REPORT: Kerry Beat Cork To Win Munster Junior Camogie Title

May 16, 2017 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A report on Kerry’s victory in the Munster Junior Camogie final against Cork on Sunday from Diarmuid Kearney… Kerry 0-14 Cork 1-10 Coming of the back of an impressive victory against Waterford in Walsh Park the previous weekend, Kerry faced Cork in the Munster Junior Camogie Final in Killeedy Co.Limerick. Playing in difficult conditions, […]

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Cllr Jim Finucane helps unveil the new monument outside Austin Stacks GAA club grounds at Connolly Park on Monday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Stone Monument Unveiled At Austin Stacks Club

May 16, 2017 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks GAA clubhouse at Connolly Park was packed on Monday night for two special events. First of all, a special edition of Radio Kerry’s ‘Terrace Talk’ was broadcast from the club. Tim Moynihan interviewed club stalwarts, GAA legends and past and present players as part of the club’s centenary celebrations. Afterwards, everybody […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Is This The Turning Point For Kerins O’Rahillys Season?

REPORT/PHOTOS: Is This The Turning Point For Kerins O’Rahillys Season?

May 15, 2017 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahillys 2-12 South Kerry 2-8 WOULD the real Kerins O’Rahillys please stand up? Having been dumped out of the club championship three weeks ago by Kenmare, a week later Strand Road capitulated to arch rivals Austin Stacks to send them into a relegation dogfight. That team was unrecognisable on Sunday […]

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Paudie O'Connor comes under pressure from Stephen Bergin.  Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Can’t Find Enough To Get Past Laois

May 15, 2017 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on a disappointing day in Austin Stack Park for Kerry as they bowed out of the Leinster Hurling Championship…. Kerry 3-15 Laois 2-21 Kerry’s journey in the Leinster championship ended in Austin Stack Park on Sunday when they went down to Laois and failed to progress to quarter-final losing out […]

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Shane Carroll tackles James Walsh of St Kieran's. Photo by Dermot Crean

Venues, Dates And Times Decided For Next Weekend’s Championship Games

May 14, 2017 at 9:08 pm Comments are Disabled

SO then, after a weekend of first round games, the teams in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC now know who they will face next weekend. After the draw was made earlier this evening, the following fixtures have been made by the CCC for the Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship Round […]

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Eric Nelligan, Edel Broderick, Miriam Rohan, Mike Rohan and Tom Bourke (all Castleisland) at the Kerry Badminton Association annual social at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Badminton Association Looks Back On Year At Social

May 14, 2017 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 120 people from the county’s eight badminton clubs gathered in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night for the Kerry Badminton Association annual social. As always it was a great occasion to reflect on the past year and to officially hand out awards for competitions won around Kerry during the […]

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St Brendan's Ivan Parker celebrates his second half goal with Diarmuid Herlihy (right).  Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Draw While St Brendan’s Continue Winning Ways

May 14, 2017 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and St Kieran’s will have to do it again, but St Brendan’s will advance with confidence to Round 2 after a deserved victory over Kilcummin last night in Round 1 of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC. Stacks and the divisional side couldn’t be separated after over 80 minutes of […]

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Tony Buckley, Paschal Buckley, Mary Angela Lynch, Aoife Lynch and in front Brian Buckley, at the Tralee Imperials Awards on Friday night at The Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Imperials Celebrate Another Successful Year At Awards Night

May 13, 2017 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER great year in Tralee Imperials Basketball Club was celebrated with their annual awards night in The Rose Hotel on Friday. The club is making huge progress as Chairman John Dowling explained: “We’ve had a very successful year. Our club is involved in setting up the Warriors with St Brendan’s […]

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Action during the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Team To Face Laois This Sunday Is Named

May 12, 2017 at 9:13 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY boss Fintan O’Connor is sticking with the starting 15 who beat Westmeath in the last game, when they face Laois in the Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship – Round Robin  – 3nd Round game in Austin Stack Park on Sunday  next (3pm). Kerry must beat Laois to be in […]

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The Austin Stacks team stand for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rockies Planning A Big Weekend In Connolly Park

May 11, 2017 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend is a big one for Austin Stacks GAA club as they hold a series of activities to mark their centenary.   Saturday sees championship football return to Connolly Park as they host St Kierans in Rd. 1 of the Senior Co. Championship Austin Stacks at 6.30pm. On Sunday, there is […]

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Darran O'Sullivan with young fans at the Kerry GAA Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Meet Kerry GAA Stars At The Night Of Champions

May 11, 2017 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry GAA ‘Night of Champions’ returns to the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium next month and it promises to be a fun night out for the family. The event, taking place on Friday, June 16, is a fundraising event for Kerry GAA teams and will see the county’s football and hurling stars […]

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Kerry's, Mark O'Connor, in the 2015 Munster Minor Semi-Final against Cork. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Former Kerry Minor Star To Make AFL Debut This Weekend

May 11, 2017 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THAT was quick! Former Kerry minor Mark O’Connor is set to make his AFL debut this weekend for Geelong Cats against Essendon less than eight months after making the trip to Australia. The Dingle man  has been upgraded from Geelong’s rookie list to its senior list, after a opened up last week when a midfielder […]

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Shane Nolan has his eyes on the post against Laois earlier this year. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: Kerry Have The Ability To Overcome Laois Challenge

May 11, 2017 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on a must-win game for Kerry in Austin Stack Park on Sunday when they take on Laois in the Leinster Hurling Championship Round Robin series… If Maurice Leahy is in Austin Stack Park on Sunday it will be 40 years to the day since he first played for Kerry […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 9, 2017 at 8:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Results 6th May  Fourball Sponsored by Ryle Menswear : 1st : Gerard O’Sullivan (5) & David Hennebery (4) 40 Points 2nd : Don Nolan (12) & Robert O’Brien (22) 40 Points There was 10 entries for the 9 Hole competition Sunday Afternoon: 1st:  Pierce Wall (17) 17 Points 2nd : […]

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