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In 2014, David Moran announced himself on the big stage. Photo by Dermot Crean.

David Moran Captains Kerry With Tommy Walsh On The Bench

January 29, 2015 at 10:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  DAVID Moran is to captain his county on Sunday against Mayo in the Allianz National Football League opening match. With new captain Kieran Donaghy unavailable due to Austin Stacks’ involvement in the club championship, it’ll be a proud moment for the Kerins O’Rahilly’s man. The team contains just six of […]

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Donaghy Would Love To Play On Sunday, But Stacks Need Him Now

Donaghy Would Love To Play On Sunday, But Stacks Need Him Now

January 29, 2015 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT’s hard to imagine how the next year can go better for Kieran Donaghy than 2014 did. He starts the year, with a 4th All-Ireland medal, county and Munster medals for Stacks and the Kerry captaincy that comes with those successes. It’s a cruel irony that the performances that won […]

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice, prepares for his third year in charge with Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Eamonn Fitzmaurice: “Tommy Walsh Will Give Us Something Different”

January 28, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are a few welcome headaches for Kerry manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice as he prepares for the 2015 season. The Finuge man now has a wealth of depth in the squad to play with and one of the big questions from supporters on the eve of the National League opener against Mayo on […]

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O’Rahilly’s To Face Legion While Stacks Get A Bye In Club Champioship

O’Rahilly’s To Face Legion While Stacks Get A Bye In Club Champioship

January 27, 2015 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

    KERINS O’Rahilly’s will face Legion in the first round of the senior club championship which commences April 19. Austin Stacks got a bye in the first round, while in the intermediate grade, John Mitchels  got a home draw against Finuge. In the junior championship, Churchill will host Na […]

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Fenit Samphires FC Club News

Fenit Samphires FC Club News

January 27, 2015 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

U16 Fenit Samphires 1 Ballyhar 2 How the 16s did not come away with at least a point last weekend is a mystery. A fabulous performance against a good team ended in a 2-1 loss for us. We started with Ciaran Carmody in goal (for the injured Brian O’Regan) but […]

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Tralee Set To Be Featured In New Book On Racecourses In Britain And Ireland

Tralee Set To Be Featured In New Book On Racecourses In Britain And Ireland

January 27, 2015 at 12:20 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Racecourse is set to be featured in a new book about the great racecourses of Britain and Ireland. The book ‘From Epsom To Tralee – A Journey Round The Racecourses Of The British Isles’ (not many will be happy with that title!) is written by Roy Gill, who chronicles his visits to […]

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Blue Is The Colour – Kerry GAA Unveils New ‘Away’ Shirt

Blue Is The Colour – Kerry GAA Unveils New ‘Away’ Shirt

January 27, 2015 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

  THE new Kerry blue jersey was unveiled over the weekend and come Sunday, Mayo will be the first team to go up against the Kingdom in the Munster colours. “The response to the shirt has been very good. People have been waiting for the blue jersey since before Christmas,” […]

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“It’s Instilled In Us To Never Give Up” Says Ardfert’s John Dowling

“It’s Instilled In Us To Never Give Up” Says Ardfert’s John Dowling

January 27, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

ON SUNDAY, Ardfert beat the Ulster champions to make it to Croke Park to contest an All-Ireland final for the third time since 2006. It’s been an incredible journey built on grit, determination and the steel this North Kerry dual club has become synonymous with. Fresh from the aftermath of their one […]

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The Tralee Golf Club 2015 Captains' Drive-In at Barrow took place at the weekend as over 300 members arrived onto the course. Pictured are Deirdre McElligott, Lady President; Ger O'Connell  Captain; Bernie Buckley, Lady Captain and Eugene O'Callaghan, President. Photo By Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus.©

Tralee Golf Club News

January 27, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

  WHAT a turnout to witness our Captains Ger O’Connell and Bernie Buckley get the 2015 golf season off to a good start with great drives at the weekend. CAPTAINS DRIVE-IN 4 PERSON AM/ AM RESULTS FRONT 9 1st. Colm Sheehy (15) William J Daly (17)   42pts James O’Connor (17) Jim […]

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Matthew O'Flaherty in action for Dingle against Austin Stacks.  Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Clubs To Kick-Off Their League Campaigns On March 22

January 26, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE County Football League fixtures draw has taken place for 2015 with round one scheduled to take place March 22. The round 4 clash on May 10, between Austin Stacks and Dr Crokes will double up as the 2014 League Final. Last year, Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahilly’s both consolidated […]

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At the Kerry GAA Supporters Club annual social were, from left: Mary Claire McCarthy with Kieran Donaghy, Eamonn Fitzmaurice and Peter Crowley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry GAA Supporters Club Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary With Sam And Tommy

January 26, 2015 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Supporters Club came together on Saturday night in the Ballygarry House Hotel, to celebrate a successful year on pitch for Kerry teams and 25 years as an organisation following the green and gold the length and breath of the country. The silver jubilee gala event was made even more […]

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well in contention in the Junior Boys race were Darragh Lowth, Sean Hamilton, Conor Corrigan of Tralee CBS with Rory Murphy of Mercy Mounthawk

PHOTOS: Tralee Schools Among Winners At Cross-Country Championships

January 26, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Schools Cross Country Championships 2015 took place on Friday at The Demesne, Killarney and Tralee schools acquitted themselves well taking the Best Overall School awards in both Boys and Girls categories. Fifteen schools and 350 athletes competed in good, testing cross-country conditions, thanks to the preparation by Mike Horan and his […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

January 26, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Winter Swimming We were greeted in Fenit , on Sunday , with a strong wind and overcast drizzle . 14 swimmers showed up to take on the challenge . There was a race planned , but the big waves put a halt to that and everyone just did their own […]

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Rugby: Feelgood Factor Is Back As Munster Run Riot

Rugby: Feelgood Factor Is Back As Munster Run Riot

January 25, 2015 at 9:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, was at Thomond Park today where he saw Munster run riot over Sale Sharks… Munster 65 Sale Sharks 10 THERE was a try fest in Thomond this afternoon with Munster scoring eight second half tries. Simon Zebo twisted his way to the line to touch […]

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A familiar style, Tommy Walsh, makes an attempt on goal. Photoby Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS/REPORT: Tommy Walsh Returns But Stacks Claim Victory Over The Blues

January 25, 2015 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

2014 Town Championship Final, Austin Stack Park Austin Stacks 1-14 Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-9 TOMMY WALSH played his first club football since returning back home from Australia but he didn’t stop Austin Stacks from claiming their latest bit of silverware in the shape of the Town Championship trophy. Tommy Walsh played 52 minutes […]

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Kieran Donaghy Talks About Year Ahead In Kerry GAA Video

Kieran Donaghy Talks About Year Ahead In Kerry GAA Video

January 24, 2015 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  KIERAN Donaghy said Austin Stacks are prepared for a tough battle next month, when they face Slaughtneil in the AIB All-Ireland Club Football semi-final. The Kerry captain was speaking in a video interview with Kerry GAA TV about the year ahead for both Austin Stacks and Kerry. “We have […]

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Aine Ferris, Mairead O'Mahony, Orla Young, Sarah Collins and Kathleen O'Sullivan at the Kilmoyley GAA Social in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kilmoyley GAA Honours Heroes Of The Past At Social

January 24, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE hurling-mad parish of Kilmoyley held their 53rd annual social last night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and it was a typically great occasion. The club social, which also celebrated 125 years of GAA, was attended by the young and not so young and the special guests on the night were the U21 […]

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Profile: Meet The Man Who’s ‘Running The Kingdom’ To Fitness

Profile: Meet The Man Who’s ‘Running The Kingdom’ To Fitness

January 23, 2015 at 7:24 pm Comments are Disabled

With the running season kicking off in earnest again, Fergus Dennehy of TraleeToday.ie meets the man who has turned the town running-mad over the past year…  Marcus Howlett, as founder of the Tralee International Marathon, Director of ‘Run The Kingdom’ and club trainer for the ‘Born To Run’ marathon club, should […]

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New Poster Issues Rockies Rallying Cry

New Poster Issues Rockies Rallying Cry

January 23, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks faithful have released more details of travel arrangements for their All-Ireland semi-final match in Portlaoise next month in a new poster published today. The poster shows club players, management and stalwarts in a golden ring with the words of the ‘Celtic Symphony’ gracing the bottom – “We’re on the […]

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The CBS The Green team before the start of the Corn Uí Mhuirí Quarter-Final clash on Wednesday at Dr Crokes GAA grounds. Photo by Fergus Dennehy

The Green Outclassed By Experienced Dingle School Side

January 21, 2015 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green 1-3 PS Chorca Dhuibhne 2-10  THE Green were simply outclassed on Wednesday afternoon when they faced a Dingle side who are in the hunt for four in the row Corn Uí Mhuirí titles. Indeed, seven of the side that won last year’s Hogan Cup for PS Chorca […]

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Fenit Samphires FC Club News

Fenit Samphires FC Club News

January 20, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

U13s with a convincing home win. Fenit 6-2 Castleisland On a wet Saturday morning in Fenit our under 13 team displayed a very impressive performance against a strong Castleisland side. It was not only the scoreline which impressed but the manner and style of play by the Fenit players was […]

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Basketball: Tralee Imperials Miss Out On Chance To Go Top

Basketball: Tralee Imperials Miss Out On Chance To Go Top

January 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  Women’s National League Division 1, Mounthawk Gym, Saturday  Garvey’s Imperials 63  Portlaoise 74 In the Women’s National League Division table-topping clash, Garvey’s succumbed to the potent outside shooting of the Laois outfit before a large crowd at Mounthawk Gym on Saturday last. Portlaoise , with the highly impressive US […]

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Austin Stacks And ‘Terrace Talk’ Pick Up Awards At Croke Park

Austin Stacks And ‘Terrace Talk’ Pick Up Awards At Croke Park

January 20, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was success for Austin Stacks and Radio Kerry in Croke Park over the weekend when delegations from the club and radio station picked up their McNamee awards. The GAA McNamee Awards are held annually to honour excellence in the area of communications, public relations and journalism, specifically related to the activities […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 19, 2015 at 11:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Sunday 18th January 12 Holes Singles Stableford. 1. st Pat Stack. (11) 27pts 2. nd Gerry Moloney.  (13) 26pts 3. rd David Nolan     (16) 25pts WINTER RULES APPLY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE TIMESHEETS OPEN 8pm Monday BEFORE COMPETITION 20.th Jan- 18 Hole Tuesday Singles 24.th Jan- Casual Golf 25.th Jan- CAPTAINS DRIVE- IN GER 0’CONNOR/BERNIE BUCKLEY Ladies Results Sunday 18th January New Year Hamper Rd 3 1st Mary […]

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Kieran Donaghy in action for Austin Stacks. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Donaghy Wins GAA Munster Club Football Player Of The Season

January 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  KIERAN DONAGHY was announced as the GAA Munster club football player of the season for 2014 at an awards ceremony in Croke Park today. The AIB #TheToughest club player awards were voted by the national, regional and GAA media. ‘The Star’ was selected based on his overall performance for Austin Stacks throughout […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club

Tralee Bay Swimming Club

January 19, 2015 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Winter Swimming The very popular series of Winter Swimming in Fenit resumed last Sunday and we were greeted with brilliant sunshine. Eight swimmers took to the freezing water, which was measured at 5.2c. Everyone managed an enjoyable swim with the sun shining off of the snow capped mountains making a […]

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Action from the Town Championship semi-final replay between, Kerins O'Rahilly's and John Mitchels.

O’Rahilly’s Edge Out Mitchels To Book Final Date With Stacks

January 19, 2015 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-9 John Mitchel’s 0-7 EXTRA time was needed to separate these two local rivals in a replay of the Town Championship semi-final replay at a sunny Strand Road on Sunday afternoon. A late goal in extra-time put the sheen on the result for Rahilly’s after a battling Mitchel’s […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

January 19, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

ACADEMY SEASON; Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching .Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The […]

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Mike O’Halloran: Munster Outclassed By Saracens

Mike O’Halloran: Munster Outclassed By Saracens

January 18, 2015 at 7:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, reports from London on Munster’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday Saracens 33 Munster 10 In my piece last week before the Munster team was selected, I said that Conor Murray would be a loss if he was unable to play and so it proved. […]

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At the Lixnaw GAA function were, from left: Sharon O'Keeffe, Ann McCarthy, Helena O'Keeffe, David Silles and John Buckley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Lixnaw GAA Celebrates A Great Year At Ballyroe

January 18, 2015 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a great night of celebration in the Ballyyoe Heights Hotel last night as Lixnaw GAA club held its annual social. It’s been a great year for the club as they captured the Kerry Senior Hurling title back in October. The club faithful enjoyed a four course meal […]

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