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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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PREVIEW: Hard To Choose Between Ballyduff And Abbeydorney

PREVIEW: Hard To Choose Between Ballyduff And Abbeydorney

July 7, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Abbeydorney and Ballyduff clash in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 tie this Saturday in Austin Stack Park (5.30pm). Mike O’Halloran looks at both teams’ chances… Ballyduff take on Abbeydorney in the final game of the first round,. Last year Abbeydorney opened their account with a well deserved win […]

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Sky Sports Soccer Presenters Enjoy Tralee Pub’s Hospitality On Kerry Visit

Sky Sports Soccer Presenters Enjoy Tralee Pub’s Hospitality On Kerry Visit

July 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS should be good craic. Sky Sports soccer presenters Chris Kamara and Jeff Stelling  are in Kerry for a special engagement out west. The two lads also enjoyed a drink in Sean Og’s Pub on Bridge Street last night where they posed with locals for photos.   It’s part of […]

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5k Fundraising Event From Connolly Park This Sunday

5k Fundraising Event From Connolly Park This Sunday

July 6, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Senior Men’s team have organised a 5K fun run/walk/Jog this Sunday for an Irish team over in the US. The event is being arranged to fundraise and support the Irish Powerchair team who are playing in the FIFA World Cup in Orlando. The club’s Senior Team Manager, Pat Flanagan, and his […]

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John Griffin of Lixnaw is first to the sliotar during the Ballyheigue v Lixnaw Kerry Senior Championship game in Abbeydorney on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: Lixnaw Should Have Too Much For Ballyheigue

July 6, 2017 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran previews the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 tie between Lixnaw and Ballyheigue this Friday night at Austin Stack Park (7.30pm)… Very little hope is given to Ballyheigue this season, as they seem to be struggling badly to get numbers training and finding it difficult to field a […]

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Padraig Harrington Names Two Kerry Golf Courses Among His Irish Favourites

Padraig Harrington Names Two Kerry Golf Courses Among His Irish Favourites

July 5, 2017 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

PADRAIG Harrington has named two Kerry courses among his Top 5 in Ireland, but Rory McIlroy didn’t include any when asked for his choices, according to a story in the International edition of the New York Times yesterday. Speaking before the Irish Open which begins tomorrow, Padraig Harrington, the two-time […]

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Paul Has A Pep In His Step After Meeting Man City Manager

Paul Has A Pep In His Step After Meeting Man City Manager

July 5, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL Galvin may be a Man United fan, but he was honoured to meet Man City’s managerial maestro this morning. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss, Pep Guardiola, was in Ireland and bumped into the ex-Kerry player and current fashion designer. Paul even managed to pass on some of […]

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Transplant Team Ireland member Con Brosnan from Killarney after returning to Dublin airport with supporters Teresa and Pat Looney on Sunday.

Kerryman Returns Home After World Transplant Games Experience

July 4, 2017 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRYMAN who was a member of Transplant Team Ireland at the World Transplant Games in Malaga said he really enjoyed the experience. Con Brosnan from Killarney was part of the 27 members of Team Ireland who can take pride in their performances at the 21st World Transplant Games in Spain. It […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 4, 2017 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunday 2nd July  Master Classic 9 sponsored by Adams Garage 1st : Eoghan O’Donnell (3) 41 Points 2nd : Niall Sheehy (19) 40 Points 3rd : Paudie O’Keefe (10) 39 Points 4th : Martin Mitchell (12) 38 Points 5th : Noel Carr (27) 36 Points 6th : Fergal O’Sullivan (-1) 36 […]

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Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To Night At The Dogs Fundraiser

Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To Night At The Dogs Fundraiser

July 4, 2017 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S always a major night of fun and entertainment as Friends of University Hospital Kerry  get set for their annual Gala Benefit Night this weekend. Sponsored by Kerry Group, the event will take place on Friday, July 7, at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. This year marks the 27th anniversary of the fundraising programme, which has raised […]

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The Kerry Camogie Panel. (File Photo)

REPORT: Kerry Edge Armagh In Junior All-Ireland Camogie Opener

July 3, 2017 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Diarmuid Kearney reports from Athletic Grounds Armagh on Kerry’s win over Armagh in the All Ireland Junior Camogie Championship on Saturday… Kerry 0-11 Armagh 0-10 Kerry managed to get their 2017 Liberty Insurance Junior All Ireland Camogie Championship campaign off to a winning start as they got the better of […]

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James O'Donoghue on the attack. Photo by Dermot Crean

Vote For Jamesie In GAA.ie’s Football Player Of The Week

July 3, 2017 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WE think he deserves to win this, but then again we’re a bit biased. James O’Donoghue had a storming game yesterday scoring seven points in Kerry’s win over Cork in the Munster Final in Killarney. This has resulted in a GAA.ie Football Player of The Week nomination, alongside Eoin Cleary […]

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Fionn Fitzgerald and Johnny Buckley lift the cup. Photo by Will Nolan

PHOTOS: Munster Final Day In Killarney Is Always Special

July 3, 2017 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU can’t beat Munster final day in Killarney…especially when it’s Kerry against Cork! With over 30,000 people converging on town for the occasion, it created a very special atmosphere with great colour splashed in the stands and terraces of Fitzgerald Stadium. The weather gods were kind too and when rain […]

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Kerry team in the parade before the game. Photo by Dermot Crean

Twitter Had Its Say On Kerry And Cork In The Munster Final

July 3, 2017 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Yesterday saw a superb performance by Kerry to overcome Cork in the Munster Final by an impressive scoreline of 1-23 to 0-15. Twitter had its say and it wasn’t kind to the Rebels… …or Colm Cooper. Aw Des! Gardai in Killarney searching for missing hotel curtains… 😉#KERRYvCORK pic.twitter.com/wq6oPFYfs9 — Des […]

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David Griffin breaks away tackled by Paul McGrath. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway And St Brendan’s Can’t Be Separated

July 2, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched on in Austin Stack Park as St Brendan’s and Causeway served up an entertaining Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship opening tie.. Causeway 3-15 St Brendan’s 2-18 (After Extra Time) Causeway did not present themselves for the customary pre-match photo but they did provide the spectators with […]

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Daniel Collins has his eye on the sliotar.  Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Crotta Offer Little Resistance As Kilmoyley Ease Into Next Round

July 2, 2017 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Kilmoyley get the better of Crotta O’Neills in Austin Stack Park yesterday evening in the opening round of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship… Kilmoyley 3-16  Crotta O’Neills 0-14  Kilmoyley are going in the front door this year in their attempt to win The Neilus Flynn […]

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Alan Freeman (seated second from left) accepts his lotto winnings from Ballymacelligott GAA Club Chairman, Jeremiah Lynch at Glenduff Manor on Friday evening. Also included, back from left are; Noelle O'Brien, Padraig Laide, Mike Sweeney, Katie Leen, Paula Silles and Tony Silles. Seated; Tom Leen (President), and Laura Freeman. In front; Blake Leen, With James and Evan Freeman. Photo by Dermot Crean

Alan Scoops Thousands In Ballymac Lotto Draw

July 1, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was happiness in the Freeman household last night as they collected a cheque for a cool €8,200 thanks to Ballymacelligott GAA. Tralee native, Alan Freeman, of Freeman Electrical Services, has lived with his family in Kielduff since 2008. He bought his the Ballymac GAA annual lotto ticket in early […]

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Five Killarney Pubs To Visit On Munster Final Day

Five Killarney Pubs To Visit On Munster Final Day

July 1, 2017 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Munster Final is a glorious occasion for fans of Kerry and Cork fans and – let’s not be coy here – there’s a lot of socialising and carousing to be done before and after the game. So if you’re heading over to Killarney tonight or tomorrow, you could do […]

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