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Mairead Roche, Helen O'Leary, Aoife O'Connell and Louise Hanafin at the Abbeydorney GAA Club Social at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot

PHOTOS: Victory Social Celebrates Abbeydorney’s Winning Teams

January 21, 2019 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

WITH their minor team enjoying an especially good year, there was a lot to celebrate at the Abbeydorney GAA Club Victory Social on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Around 150 people were in attendance to see the victorious minor team receive their Co. Minor C’Ship and N.K. League […]

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Paul Geaney has a shot at goal. Photo by Dermot Crean

It’ll Cost You More To See Kerry Play This Year

January 21, 2019 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading to the Kerry’s Allianz Football League opener against Tyrone next Sunday in Killarney, then be aware that admission prices have gone up. In the Allianz Leagues, tickets for matches in Divisions 1 and 2 in football and for games in Divisions 1A and 1B in hurling will […]

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Miriam O'Sullivan, Marie O'Shea and Kay Cronin at the 29th Kerry GAA Supporters Social at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Honouring Kerry GAA Teams’ Achievements At Supporters Club Social

January 20, 2019 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 140 of the best GAA fans in Kerry were in Ballygarry House Hotel last night for the 29th annual Kerry GAA Supporters Club Social. The night, as always, honoured the achievements of successful Kerry teams and pride of place went to the team who achieved the five in a […]

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Liam Brosnan, Coach of IT Tralee accepts one of the gear bags sponsored by Eoin Kelliher (Financial Services).

IT Tralee Begin Sigerson Cup Campaign With Home Game This Sunday

January 18, 2019 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

By Eamon Fitzgerald IT Tralee will kick off their 2019 Sigerson Cup campaign with a home game against Ulster University this Sunday (January 20th). The game will take place at the John Mitchels GAA Pitch, Tralee and will have a throw in time of 1pm. IT Tralee come in to this […]

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Annemarie O'Flaherty, Eileen O'Mahony and Kathy Roberts at the Tralee Dynamos Table Quiz at The Huddle Bar on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Huddle Bar Packed For Tralee Dynamos Table Quiz

January 18, 2019 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

WHO wrote ‘Auld Lang Syne’? Which national soccer team is known as La Albicelestes? Which country has the beaver as its national emblem? These were just some of the questions fired at participants in a table quiz in town last night. And with spot prizes like two nights in Sheen Falls […]

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Park FC grounds.

Local Soccer Club To Receive €45,000 In Funding

January 17, 2019 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €325,000 has been announced for eight Kerry sports projects by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, this morning. The Kerry Fine Gael TD announced substantial funding for the projects under his Department’s Sports Capital Programme and a Tralee club is set to benefit. St. Brendan’s Park FC will […]

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Ultan Dillane.

Ultan Dillane Makes Irish Rugby Squad For Six Nations

January 16, 2019 at 7:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has been named in Joe Schmidt’s Irish rugby squad for their first two matches in the Six Nations. The 25 year old Connacht player is included in the 38-man squad, just as he was last year. However, his involvement in squad was cut short due to […]

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Pictured at Dublin’s Sandymount Strand for the launch of the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2019 GAA Football Festival, which takes place in the Dingle Peninsula from 15th to 17th February, was former Kerry star Kieran Donaghy and Dublin All-Ireland winner Lyndsey Davey. Full details on www. paidiose.com (Photo by Thomas White)

Kieran Donaghy Helps Launch Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2019

January 16, 2019 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

GAA clubs from Tralee will join teams from the United Arab Emirates, Scotland, England and 17 counties across the four provinces of Ireland taking part in the 30th anniversary of the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2019, with 44 adult men’s and ladies club teams descending on the Dingle Peninsula […]

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Pictured at the Launch of the 2019 Ballyheigue Badminton Tournament which takes place this Sunday Jan 20th. From Left to Right: Kathleen Gilbride Club Chairperson, Colm Griffin Purchase.ie, Maurice Lawlor Club Treasurer, Alan O Halloran AOH Valeting, Patsy O Connor Club Secretary.

Ballyheigue Club Looks Forward To Hosting Badminton Tournament

January 16, 2019 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Ballyheigue Badminton tournament takes place this Sunday, January 20th, at Ballyheigue Community Centre. This year the club is hoping that up to 100 men and women from the nine clubs in Kerry officially registered with the Kerry Badminton Association will take part in the event. Ballyheigue Badminton club […]

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The Moyvane Division 4 Ladies League Team who won the league final in Tralee Sports Centre Wednesday last.  From left....  Maria Kennelly, Breda Lane, Louise Behan, Michelle Corridan, Maria Nolan. Photo by Tom Bradley

Kerry Badminton News

January 15, 2019 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin Listowel Tournament  About 120 players from Kerry and beyond dusted themselves down in a bid to counter the excess turkey consumed during the holiday period and took part in the Listowel tournament last weekend (Jan 12th and 13th) On the Saturday the Division 1, Division 2 and […]

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Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

January 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE isn’t much happening around this time of the year, but if you want to head out and test your general knowledge, then this might be for you. Tralee Dynamos FC are holding a table quiz this Thursday night in The Huddle Bar starting at 8.30pm. The event is a […]

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Colette O'Mahony, Carmel Walsh, and Amy O'Connell at the Crotta O'Neills GAA Club social at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on  Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Crotta Faithful Gathers To Celebrate A Good Year For The Club

January 14, 2019 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great crowd at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night as Crotta O’Neills GAA Club celebrated its successful year. Pride of place went to the U-21 hurling  panel who received their County Championship medals from special guest, former Tipperary goalkeeper Brendan Cummins, but a number of other awards were […]

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Kieran Donaghy takes on the entire Killester team to score. Photo by Liam Ryan

PHOTOS: No Joy For Warriors As Killester Advance To Cup Final

January 13, 2019 at 9:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell was at the Hula Hoops National Cup Semi Final where Garvey’s Tralee Warriors went down to Pyrobel Killester… Pyrobel Killester 76 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 70 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors hopes of making it through to this year’s Hula Hoops National Cup final ended in disappointment on Saturday night as they […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

PREVIEW: Warriors Aim For Cup Final Place By Beating Killester

January 12, 2019 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell previews tonight’s Hula Hoops National Cup semi-final between Garvey’s Tralee Warriors and Pyrobel Killester at the Mardyke Arena in Cork… GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors will contest a National Cup semi final for the first time in their short three-year history tonight when they take to the court at the […]

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Participants at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

On Your Bike For The Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle This Saturday

January 11, 2019 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

TIME to get active again after the Christmas/New Year period and what better way than to achieve this than by getting the bike out for a cycle. The Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle takes place this Saturday, at 11am from St. Pat’s GAA Club, Blennerville. The event is held annually to […]

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Action from the Mercy Mounthawk v CBS The Green game. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Wins A Thriller Against CBS To Go Through To Schools Cup Final

January 10, 2019 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

WHAT a game. What an atmosphere! Tralee Sports Complex was packed to capacity on Thursday afternoon to see Mercy Mounthawk take on CBS The Green in an all-Tralee U19A National Subway Schools Cup Semi-Final. In a thrilling game, it took overtime to separate the sides and Mercy Mounthawk emerged victorious […]

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Gary O'Sullivan.

Gary O’Sullivan Among Special Guests At Kerry Supporters Club Social

January 10, 2019 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry GAA Supporters club annual social takes place on  January 19 in the Ballygarry House Hotel and will honour achievements of successful Kerry teams. The highlight was the five in a row of All Ireland minor titles and captain Paul O’Shea and former minor manager Peter Keane will be […]

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Ultan Dillane.

Ultan Dillane Delighted To Commit To Connacht Rugby

January 9, 2019 at 6:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has committed to Connacht for the next two years after he signed a two year contract extension that will keep him at the Sportsground up to the end of the 2020/21 season. The 25 year old former Tralee RFC player, who has made 11 appearances for Ireland, joined […]

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WATCH: Great Video Shows How Warriors Are Looking Forward To Cup Clash

WATCH: Great Video Shows How Warriors Are Looking Forward To Cup Clash

January 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Hula Hoops Men’s National Cup semi-final just days away, sports website Balls.ie visited Tralee recently to find out more about Garvey’s Tralee Warriors who face Killester on Saturday night in the Mardyke Arena in Cork. The video they made (below) features interviews with captain Darren O’Sullivan, players Keith […]

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Pictured at the Munster Individual Grade H Championships last Sunday at the University of Limerick where members of Ballyheigue Badminton Club. From Left to Right. Aidan Reidy, Brian Hehir, Michelle Fealy Corr, Alan O Halloran, Kyle Reidy.

Kerry Badminton News

January 8, 2019 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin Munster Individual Championships Grades F, G and H The University of Limerick was the venue for the first major badminton event involving Kerry badminton players last Sunday (Jan 6th) and the Kingdom was particularly well represented particularly in grades G and H. Listowel duo Rita McCarthy and […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 8, 2019 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Sun 6th Jan Scramble , Mixed Teams . Results and Fixtures (14 Holes) Results: 1st : Alan Kelly (6) Gene Kelly (21) John Paul Enright (21) – 39pts 2nd : Billy Naughton (17) Phillip O’Sullivan (8) Brian Lennon (12) – 38pts 3rd : Gerard Deegan (1) James O’Halloran (8) Colm […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

January 8, 2019 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Training resumes at the normal times. UPCOMING  FIXTURES 10/1 U17 Girls Cup Glenbeigh v Imperials  Glenbeigh 18-00 11/1 U18 Div1 Boys Imperials v St.BrendansB Mounthawk 20-00 13/1 U17 Girls Div1 Gneeveguilla v Imperials Rathmore 18-30 U14 Girls Cup Imperials v St.Marys Mounthawk 18-00 U12 Div3 Boys Pool2 St.Pauls B v […]

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Warriors Paul Dick in full flight against Pyrobel Killester back in October. Photo by Liam Ryan

Tralee Warrior Paul Named Basketball Ireland Player Of The Month

January 3, 2019 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A WARRIOR and a local Tralee man were among the Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month for December 2018 announced yesterday. In the Men’s Super League, star point guard Paul Dick of Garvey’s Tralee Warriors scooped the Player of the Month award for December after some superb performances […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 2, 2019 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Sean Walsh AmAm December 27th 2018. Results & Fixtures Results: 1st :Kevin Lucey(6), Donie O’Keeffe(6), Maurice Laide (17), Peter O’Driscoll (14) – 92pts 2nd :John Reen (24), Geraldine Reen (26), Barry Murphy (15), Billy Daly (21) – 91pts 3rd : Mary Fitzgerald (36), Eamon Fitzgerald (18), Gerard Griffin (23), Richard […]

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Story Of The Offaly Men Who Killed Kerry’s 5-In-A-Row Dream Airs Tonight

Story Of The Offaly Men Who Killed Kerry’s 5-In-A-Row Dream Airs Tonight

December 28, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IF you feel like torturing yourself, then RTE will make your masochistic dreams come true tonight. Relive one of the most heartbreaking moments in Kerry GAA history, when the men from Offaly  put a stop to Micko’s team’s dreams of a 5-in-a-row in ‘Players Of The Faithful’ tonight (Friday) at […]

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The Kerry team which face Limerick in Tralee on Thursday night.

REPORT: All-Ireland Champs Limerick Defeat Kerry In Tralee

December 21, 2018 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in Austin Stack Park on Thursday night to see Kerry take on the All-Ireland champions in the The C0-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League… Limerick 4-14 Kerry 0-11 The All Ireland Hurling champions came to Tralee last night to take on Kerry in The C0-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League. […]

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Kerry players who took part in the Munster Juvenile Championships ...L/R ..Tomas O'Sullivan,  Listowel.  Ruadhan Donovan,  Annascaul.   Ava McKay,  Listowel.   Ayrton Burke,  Castleisland. Photo by Thomas Bradley

Kerry Badminton News

December 18, 2018 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin Munster Closed Championships U-11 / U-15 Kerry were well represented at the Munster Closed Championships last weekend at the University of Limerick and our young Badminton players certainly made the county proud. In the U-11s clubmates Nicole Vesko and Ben McElligott from Listowel both had double success. […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

December 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Results & Fixtures 16.12.18 Results: 14 Hole Scramble 1. Ger Power, Mikey Sheehy, Grainne Sheehy 38pts. 2. Sean McCarthy, Sean Reidy, Colm Sheehy 38pts 3. Kieran Rutledge, Brian Durran, Alan O’Connor 38pts Cards processed 19 Fixtures: Tuesday 18th December – 18 hole Singles Thursday 27th December – Sean Walsh AmAm

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At the launch of the SRAC Atlantic Challenge at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday morning were, in front; Seamus Cotter, John Murray, Sean Kelly and Neil Bradley, back from left; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly, Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance Ken Tobin, Josephine Molyneaux and Kay McNamara of the Alzheimers Society of Ireland, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley, The Rose Hotel's Director of Sales and Marketing Michele King and Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring. Photo by Dermot Crean

Major Tourism Boost As Thousands Of Cyclists Expected In Tralee Next Spring

December 18, 2018 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will see a major boost next  Spring when thousands of cyclists are expected to base themselves in town for the SRAC Atlantic Challenge which features Irish cycling legends Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and Nicolas Roche. Cyclists from all over the world will gather in town on Saturday, March 30 to participate […]

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Darragh Reen of CBS The Green celebrates the win. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: CBS The Green Beats Mercy Mounthawk To Win Munster Hurling Title

December 14, 2018 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Tralee CBS and Mercy Mounthawk clash in the Munster Under 19 ‘E’ Schools Final played at IT Tralee on Friday afternoon… CBS The Green 3-15 Mercy Mounthawk 3-4 TRALEE CBS are the Munster U19 E Schools Hurling champions after defeating Mercy Mounthawk on a scoreline of 3-14 […]

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