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Hail To The Coach…Jimmy To Receive Basketball Ireland’s Presidents Award

Hail To The Coach…Jimmy To Receive Basketball Ireland’s Presidents Award

June 13, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST two years after being inducted into the Basketball Ireland Coaches Hall Of Fame, a Tralee man is now to receive its highest honour this Saturday night. Jimmy Diggins will receive the Basketball Ireland Presidents Award at a ceremony in The National Basketball Arena in Tallaght and no better man […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

June 13, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Intermediate Scratch Cup Results Jun 09th 2018 RESULTS : 1st: Ned O’Shea Jnr (11) 79 Gross 2nd Seamus Enright (12) Gross 82 3rd Daniel F O’Connor (10) Gross 85 4th Aidan Tobin (10) Gross 85 5th Domo Lyne (10) Gross 85 1st Nett: James Judge (14) Nett 73 2nd Nett: […]

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

PREVIEW: Exciting Weekend Of Kerry Hurling Championship Action In Tralee

June 13, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran previews the four Garvey’s SuperValu Hurling Championship games taking place this weekend in Austin Stack Park… Kilmoyley v Lixnaw — Saturday, 5.30pm Kilmoyley are managed by one of the greatest forwards ever to play the game of hurling Shane Brick. Fergus Fitzmaurice and Mark foley are attempting to […]

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Anne O'Callaghan, Marie Gannon, Mags Quinn and Nuala Finnegan at the Tralee Tennis Club Ladies Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Tennis Club Hosts Ladies Day Competition

June 12, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

By Club PRO, Hannah O’Leary Tralee Tennis Club hosted their annual Ladies’ Day last Saturday which was very generously sponsored by John Ross Jewellers. It was a fantastic day from start to finish, with the club decorated in style for this very elegant event. Banners, beautiful bunting and flower baskets […]

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The torch arrives in The Mall. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Welcome For Special Olympics Ireland Torch To Tralee

June 12, 2018 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Special Olympics Ireland Torch Run swept into Tralee at around 5pm on Monday evening with Aidan O’Mahony and Kerry participants in the games carrying it to the Mall. An Garda Siochana in association with Special Olympics Ireland are holding the Law Enforcement Torch Run between Monday and Thursday this […]

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Last year's Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing' winners, Norma O'Connor and Kevin Cotter are joined by Mairead Fernane and Aidan O'Connor of Austin Stacks and Fiona Kirby of Kirby's Brogue Inn at the launch of the event on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Austin Stacks ‘Strictly’ To Return Again This August

June 11, 2018 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW in its 11th year, the Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ fundraiser will return later this summer for what is sure to be another fantastic night in the Dome. It’s just 10 weeks away and the organisers are still looking for dancers to take part in the event which has […]

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John O'Connell, Amy O'Connell, Paula Rogers, Chloe Quillinan and in front, Adam Patrick O'Connell at the Kerry GAA 'Night of Champions' at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Big Night For Kerry GAA At The Dog Track

June 10, 2018 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry stars were out on Friday night for a big fundraiser at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. The Kerry GAA ‘Night of Champions’ saw people from clubs all over the county converge on the track for music, family fun, great prizes and racing in the company of Kerry senior and minor […]

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Susan, Róisín and Ciara Sugrue at the 'Pedal In The Park' from Tralee Bay Wetlands on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Lovely Evening For A ‘Pedal In The Park’

June 9, 2018 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a lovely evening made for cycling on Friday night and where better to start from than Tralee Bay Wetlands. Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership, in collaboration with the Chain Gang and Kingdom Cycling Clubs, held the annual ‘Pedal in The Park’ as part of National Bike Week. It […]

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Kieran Donaghy in possession. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tickets Details For Cork v Kerry Munster Final

June 8, 2018 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a familiar pairing but there’s a lot of novelty about the Munster football final in a couple of weeks. First of all, Cork will play Kerry in the Munster Football showpiece on a Saturday night (June 23) at 7pm. Add in the fact that it’ll be the Kerry seniors […]

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Family Fun, Great Prizes And Meet The Kerry Players At ‘Night Of Champions’

Family Fun, Great Prizes And Meet The Kerry Players At ‘Night Of Champions’

June 7, 2018 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry GAA Night of Champions takes place again on this Friday night at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium with racing , fashion, family entertainment, prizes and some familiar faces to meet. The “Kerry GAA Supporters Club” Race of Champions, with €15,000 to the winner and an overall Prize fund […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

June 6, 2018 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Kevin McCarthy’s Captains Prize Jun 02nd/3rd 2018 1st Sean O’Loughlin (12) 41pts 2nd Padraig Tobin (16) 3rd Ger Gatt Carey (21) 40pts Best Gross Darren O’Sullivan (1) 37pts 4th Rory Doyle (11) 40pts 5th Tomas Eoin Dowling (13) 39pts 6th Peter O’Driscoll (14) 39pts 7th Maurice Mulcaire (13) 39pts Category […]

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D. Siegel Tralee CBS who won a silver in the Shot Putt.

PHOTOS: Tralee Athletes In The Medals At National Schools Championships

June 6, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE schools athletes came home with medals from the Irish Life Health/Irish Schools Track and Field Championships 2018 held in Tullamore on Saturday. Niamh O’Mahony of Presentation Tralee brought home gold in the 3000m with Mercy Mounthawk winning the Intermediate 4 x 100m Relay in a record time. Other gold medallists […]

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Paul Geaney in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paul Geaney Nominated For Footballer Of The Week

June 5, 2018 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY had an emphatic victory over Clare in Killarney on Sunday afternoon and one forward has impressed enough to be nominated in the GAA.ie’s Footballer of the Week award. Paul Geaney finished with a 0-7 haul, including six points from play during the game which saw a number of Championship […]

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Tim Defends Himself After Kerry v Clare Match Programme Controversy

Tim Defends Himself After Kerry v Clare Match Programme Controversy

June 5, 2018 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man who provided some stats for the Kerry v Clare match programme on Sunday, has defended himself after confusion over the omission of a famous Clare victory. Tim Slattery from the Austin Stacks club is a renowned statistician and Kerry football historian. He sent a list of […]

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Caherleaheen pupils  celebrate their overall win in the Tralee Primary School Sports. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen Pupils Excel In Track And Field Events

June 3, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE kids from Caherleaheen had something to celebrate recently as they won the overall Best School award in the Tralee Area Primary Schools Sports day. Held at the Tralee Harriers grounds on the Dan Spring Road recently, schools from all around the town competed in track and field events. Pupils from […]

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Sergeant Eileen O'Sullivan with John Brosnan and Sean Farrell and the Scoil Eoin team at the Community Garda schools football blitz at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schoolchildren Enjoy Garda-Organised Football Blitz

June 3, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was some great football played at Na Gaeil GAA Grounds on Friday morning for the inaugural Community Policing Garda Blitz in association with Cumann na mBunscoil. Nine teams from eight primary schools from the Tralee area — Abbeydorney, CBS, Holy Family, St Brendan’s Fenit, Spa, Scoil Eoin, Scoil Nuachabháil, Gaelscoil Mhic […]

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International Call-Up for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Players Past And Present

International Call-Up for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Players Past And Present

June 1, 2018 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors Eoin Quigley and former Warriors player Ryan Leonard have been selected for the Ireland Senior Men’s team at this year’s FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup qualifiers. They will join Black Amber Templeogue’s Stephen James and Scott Kinevane of UCD Marian on international duty for the qualifying rounds of […]

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Tralee Warriors Dusan Bogdanovic, coaches and Tralee Community Gardaí with teams at the blitz on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Primary Schools Girls Take To The Court For Basketball Blitz

June 1, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Moyderwell school gym was the location on Thursday for the second schools basketball blitz for girls, run by the Community Gardaí. There were nine teams from six schools taking part were Moyderwell, St Brendan’s NS Fenit, Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Presentation Primary, St Brendan’s NS Blennerville. “We decided to organise […]

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Jimmy Deenihan at the start of the Pedal In The Park event from Tralee Bay Wetlands on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two Great Events To Get Families On Their Bikes In Tralee

May 31, 2018 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Recreation & Sports Partnership, in collaboration with local cycling clubs, are inviting families of all ages to participate in the ‘Pedal in The Park’ and ‘Any Bike Will Do’ events in Tralee, part of a series of forthcoming events for National Bike Week. These events are aimed at getting […]

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Golf Classic To Help Kerry Schoolboys/Girls League

Golf Classic To Help Kerry Schoolboys/Girls League

May 31, 2018 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A GOLF Classic will be held next Monday to fundraise for the Kerry Schoolboys/Girls League and Under 15 League Of Ireland. It will be held at Beaufort Golf Club and teams of four are €200. Tee box/green sponsorship is €50. Prizes include; • 4 Ball in Tralee Golf Cub • 4 […]

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Pictured are the U16 county squad in their club colours Michele King & Mark Sullivan of The Rose Hotel and Christena Curtin, Vice Chairperson KLGFA.

Rose Hotel Sponsors Kerry Ladies Gaelic Football Juvenile County League

May 31, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel has joined forces with the Kerry Ladies Gaelic Football Association become sponsors of the Juvenile County League. At the launch event on Wednesday, May 23, Mark Sullivan, General Manager, said; “The Rose Hotel are thrilled to be associated with the underage ladies county football leagues, we have […]

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The team reps with Paudie Dineen, Jim Garvey and Chairman of county board Tim Murphy.  Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PHOTOS: The Draw For Round 1 Of The Kerry SHC Has Been Made

May 30, 2018 at 9:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was at the 1st Round Draw for the The Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Hurling Championship tonight at Tralee Bay Wetlands… Ballyduff and Abbeydorney will square off again this year in round one of The Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Hurling Championship, Causeway and St Brendan’s will again meet in the opening […]

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Tommy Kelliher presents Thomas Kelliher Memorial Cup to Christopher Mongans. Tralee

End Of Season Tournament At Tralee Boxing Club

May 30, 2018 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

By Donie Jack Griffin THERE was a great turnout at Tralee Boxing Club on Sunday for the end of season annual tournament. Ten boxing clubs were well represented from Bantry, Cashenvale, Sliabh lucrha, Sunnyside, Tipperary, Vikings, Urlingford, Corpus-Christi, OLOL, and Tralee. The best boxer on the day was our own […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 29, 2018 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens  results Saturday 26th May Junior Scratch cup 1st Ray Deering (Nenagh) 75 2nd Niall Henry (Killeen Castle) 76 3rd Mark Leahy (Tralee) 76 4th Gerard O’Sullivan (Tralee) 77 Full Nett Result 1st Brian O’Callaghan (Fermoy) 71 2nd Jason Ryan (Lee Valley) 71 Number of Cards 165 Sunday 27th May […]

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A presentation was made to Derek O'Shea (second left) by John Ross (fourth from left), Chairman of the Kerry Irish Soccer Referees Society at The Rose Hotel. Alsoncluded are Seamus O'Mahony (Kerry ISRS), Owen Moynihan (Kerry ISRS) and David Fizgerald, The Rose Hotel.

Derek Honoured For Refereeing FAI Junior Cup Final

May 29, 2018 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A PRESENTATION was held in the Rose Hotel on Monday night, to Kerry soccer referee Derek O’Shea. Tralee man Derek was appointed to the 2018 FAI Junior Cup Final between Pike Rovers face North End United at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, May 12. “This was a great achievement by Derek and […]

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Ten Places In Town To Watch Liverpool v Real Madrid

Ten Places In Town To Watch Liverpool v Real Madrid

May 26, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

“Six times! We’ve won it six tiiimes/In Kiev, we won it six times!” How that chant sounds depends on where your loyalties lie. For Liverpool supporters it would be as mellifluous and soothing as a babbling brook on a sunny day. For most other soccer fans it would sound like […]

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The Kerry team. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT: Kerry Under 17 Hurlers Impress Against North Cork

May 24, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the Under 17 Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge match between Kerry and North Cork on Wednesday night in Crotta O’Neills pitch… Kerry 4-17 Cork North 2-10 Played in brilliant sunshine in the beautiful sod of Crotta O’Neills new pitch in Dromakee, Kerry led from start to finish […]

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Pictured at the launch of The Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Festival in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation which takes place in Tralee 15th-17th June, is (L to R) Marc Ó Sé, Brian O'Se, Dave Elson, Peigí O’Mathúna of Meadowlands Hotel, Avril Hewett, Joe Hennebry, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice Foundation and (back row) Dusan Bogdanovic and Kieran Donaghy.

Sports Stars And Family Fun For Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Celebrations

May 23, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Meadowlands Hotel will be play host to sports stars including soccer legend Paul McGrath and Cork’s Seán Óg Ó hAilpín to celebrate its 20th anniversary as a business with a weekend festival next month. The Meadowlands Hotel has a long tradition of supporting sports organisations in Tralee and currently sponsors local GAA, soccer & […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 22, 2018 at 7:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens Results Sat. 19/5/18 –  Billy Nolan Jewellers Open Scotch Mixed Foursomes 1st Mikey Sheehy (12) Gráinne Sheehy (34) 42pts 2nd Rory Hill (3) Maura Shanahan (16) 40pts 3rd Danny Leen (5) Brid Halloran (18) 38pts 22 Cards Processed. Sun. 20/5/18 – MC5 Ballybunion Exchange – CaseyStephenson/Naughton 1st: Patrick Lawlor […]

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Leighanne Moore of the Manor West Hotel, Stevie Griffin, team manager Daithi Creedon, team members Paul Kennedy, Cormac Daly, Cathal Moynihan, Shane Courtney, Leonie Flaherty of The Ashe Hotel, Angela O'Mahony of Manor West Hotel Leisure Centre at the launch of the Tralee Manor West Rás team at the hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Manor West BC Team Taking Part In Rás Tailteann

May 22, 2018 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Manor West BC team is currently taking part in the Rás Tailteann which had a stage finish in Listowel on Tuesday. This year’s eight day Ras Tailteann sees a new era for the Tralee club as they have entered their own team with the support of Manor West Hotel […]

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