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Barry John Keane scoring his goal against Tipperary in the Munster SFC sem-final.. Photo Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Five Things To Ponder From Kerry v Tipperary

June 15, 2015 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor assesses the Kerry v Tipperary game and looks at what we learnt from the victory… 1. The Gooch hasn’t lost his touch Colm Cooper seems to be timing his comeback perfectly. After playing only ten minutes of action in the league, there were worries it may take him […]

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Niamh Moriarty, Amy Moriarty, Clodagh Fitzgerald and Ciara Kennedy in Thurles for the Tipperary v Kerry match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Fans Make Trip To Tipp In The Sunshine

June 15, 2015 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY fans came up in their thousands to Semple Stadium on Sunday to watch their team advance to another Munster Final next month. It was a glorious day in Thurles for the Tipperary v Kerry encounter with people from all corners of the county wearing Kerry jerseys of  green and gold, blue, navy, white and even pink […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: Kerry Negotiate Tipp Test With Ease

June 14, 2015 at 8:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Tipperary 2-8 Kerry 2-14 “Job done” read the end of a tweet from the Kerry GAA Twitter account on the full time whistle in Thurles. That pretty much sums up today’s exercise. Kerry did enough to get past an ultimately disappointing Tipperary side whose challenge was snuffed out early in […]

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Golf Star Praises The Return Of Colm Cooper

Golf Star Praises The Return Of Colm Cooper

June 14, 2015 at 7:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  A WELL-KNOWN golfer took to Twitter earlier today to show his support for a returning Kerry hero. Shane Lowry, who is currently ranked at #55 in the world golf rankings tweeted a quick message about the return of Colm ‘ The Gooch’ Cooper who today made his championship comeback. On his Facebook […]

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All ready suitably drench, the Kerry team line up before the start of the Allianz National League round 3 match against Dublin in Fitzgerald Stadium. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Depleted Kerry Will Need To Be Tipp Top

June 13, 2015 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Kerry’s Munster SFC semi-final against Tipperary on Sunday in Thurles could turn out to be one of the sternest tests of the year… A DEPLETED Kerry will face a Tipperary side stocked with players who have no fear of the Kingdom. Why should they? In this decade, Tipperary Minor […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Home Are The Kennedy Cup Heroes

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Home Are The Kennedy Cup Heroes

June 13, 2015 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Under 14 soccer team received a great welcome home to Tralee last night after their Kennedy Cup heroics. Despite the driving rain, friends and families of the youngsters gathered in Denny Street to welcome the lads after they beat Dublin and District Schoolboy League (DDSL) 1-0 in the […]

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Kerry Students Will Have Plenty Support At Children’s Games In Holland

Kerry Students Will Have Plenty Support At Children’s Games In Holland

June 13, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

EIGHTEEN Kerry students are heading to Holland soon for the annual International Children’s Games in Alkmaar…and they’re bringing a crowd with them! The athletes selected to represent Tralee at this year’s games, from June 24 to 29, gathered at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday night for a photoshoot and to hear […]

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Irish TV To Broadcast Part Of The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Live

Irish TV To Broadcast Part Of The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Live

June 12, 2015 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

  IRISH TV will be broadcasting part of the ‘Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle’ live when it takes place on Saturday July 4. The station will air the cycle live on their Sky 191 channel from 2pm-4pm on the day. This will be the first time that the charity cycle – which […]

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New Sponsor And Judges For Ladies Day At Listowel Races

June 12, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a new sponsor and judges this year for Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival with over €5,000 in prizes on offer. The day is the most stylish in Kerry’s social calendar with upwards of 30,000 people descending on the Island for the event which takes place on […]

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Kerry Senior Football & Hurling Team Captains Kieran Donaghy and John Griffin at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium with the 6 All Ireland Winning Football and Hurling Trophies which will be on Display during the Race of Champions night. © 2015 www.deniswalshphotography.com

Race Of Champions To Host Huge Haul Of Kerry GAA National Trophies

June 12, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT has been a vintage 12 months or so for Kerry GAA on the national stage. On the night of the Boylesports Race of Champions night at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, six All-Ireland and national league winning football and hurling trophies will be on display to the public. Continued below… Kerry […]

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PHOTOS: Na Gaeil Hosts Town Clubs For Under 10 Blitz

PHOTOS: Na Gaeil Hosts Town Clubs For Under 10 Blitz

June 12, 2015 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE stars of the future took to the Na Gaeil GAA club pitches on Wednesday evening for a fun blitz between the town clubs. Organised over the course of a month, Austin Stacks, Kerins O’Rahilly’s, John Mitchels and Na Gaeil are each hosting a night of matches to give the kids […]

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John Mitchels, Alan O'Donoghue, in action against Templenoe in last year's county league meeting. File photo.

John Mitchels Star Captains Kerry Juniors On Sunday

June 11, 2015 at 9:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  JOHN Mitchels sharpshooter, Alan O’Donoghue, will captain the Kerry juniors in Sunday’s Munster Championship Semi Final v Tipperary. The young forward has been in blistering form in the county league and is the only Tralee man in the starting 15, while Churchill players Michael Brennan and Cillian Fitzgerald are on the bench. This […]

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Moran Injured, Barry John Starts And The Gooch Returns To C’ship Action

June 11, 2015 at 8:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  DAVID Moran will miss Sunday’s Munster’s semi final in Thurles, his club mate Barry John Keane makes his first senior championship start, while the Gooch returns to championship action against the Premier County. Moran and fellow All Star Paul Murphy miss out due to injury in a team which […]

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VIDEO: ‘King’ James Features In New AIB Championship Ad

VIDEO: ‘King’ James Features In New AIB Championship Ad

June 11, 2015 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

LONG live the King…King James that is! A new GAA TV advertisment starring our very own reigning footballer of the year James O’Donoghue has hit the web and it’s definitely worth a watch to whet the football fan’s appetite for Sunday’s championship opener. We see the young Kerry star from the cradle […]

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Nice Incentive For Kerry Fans To Travel To Thurles On Sunday

Nice Incentive For Kerry Fans To Travel To Thurles On Sunday

June 11, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

WITH good weather and a competitive game expected, Thurles is the place to be this weekend for any Kerry football follower. Tickets for Kerry’s Munster championship opener against Tipperary in Thurles this Sunday are priced at a very reasonable €15 for adults with U16 getting in for free. Both stands will […]

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The launch of the 2015 Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championships, Ballybeggan Park, June 27-28. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fun, Fashion And Great Racing Returns To Ballybeggan

June 11, 2015 at 10:24 am 1 comment

THE white flag has been raised and it’s all systems go for a bumper weekend for race-goers when Ballybeggan Park hosts the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championships on June 27-28. The two-day family event, supported by Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council, will see top class racing […]

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Action from Last Year's, Minor County Championship match between Kerins O'Rahillys and Austin Stacks. Photo by Oakview Sport Pics.

Stacks And O’Rahillys Get Home Draws In Minor Championship

June 10, 2015 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE draw has been made for the 2015 Keanes Supervalu Killorglin County Minor Football Championship. Kerins O’Rahilly’s were drawn at home against An Ghaeltacht in the preliminary round of the competition. Austin Stacks will also play at home against Feale Rangers. The Blues’ preliminary round match will be played in advance of […]

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Tralee Boy To Lead Out The Irish Soccer Team On Saturday

Tralee Boy To Lead Out The Irish Soccer Team On Saturday

June 10, 2015 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE boy will carry the Irish flag leading the Irish team out for their vital European Championship tie against Scotland this Saturday. Scoil Eoin pupil, Darragh O’Callaghan, from Oakpark, couldn’t believe his luck this week when he won a competition to be a flag bearer for the Republic of Ireland Soccer team at […]

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Thhe Pink Swingers Eoin Landers, DJ Geaney and Michael Sheehan at the launch of swing4cancer at Castlemartyr Resort. The initiative is a unique fundraising event in aid of Breast Cancer Ireland. The guys will race against the clock to play 32 golf holes in 32 golf courses in 32 counties on June 19 and 20 in 40 hours.  Donations can be made via: idonate.ie/swing4cancer. Kindly supported by Kearys, Dwyers & Co. Irish Examiner is media partnerAt the launch of swing4cancer at Castlemartyr Resort today were the three 'Pink Swingers' Michael Sheehan, DJ Geaney and Eoin Landers.  The initiative is a unique fundraising event in aid of Breast Cancer Ireland. The guys will race against the clock to play 32 golf holes in 32 golf courses in 32 counties on June 19 and 20 in 40 hours.  Donations can be made via: idonate.ie/swing4cancer. Kindly supported by Kearys, Dwyers & Co. Irish Examiner is media partner. Picture Dan Linehan

Kerry Golf Enthusiast To Play 32 Counties In 40 Hours For Charity

June 10, 2015 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY man is part of a trio playing a hole in each of 32 golf courses, in all 32 counties later this month to raise much needed funds for ‘Breast Cancer Ireland’. DJ Geaney, from Castleisland, who lost his mother to cancer in 2011, will join his two friends Michael Sheehan and […]

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Jack Savage in action for Kerins O'Rahilly's against Castleisland Desmonds. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

County League: O’Rahilly’s Lose Again While Mitchels Continue To Pick Up Steam

June 10, 2015 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the County League action involving Tralee area teams which took place last weekend… County Senior Football League Division one   Milltown/Castlemaine 1-10 Austin Stacks 0-13 Austin Stacks dropped points away to Milltown Castlemaine and lost pace in Division 1. It’s never an easy task heading out to Milltown […]

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Kieran Donaghy, rallies the troops before throw against Dublin on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry All-Star Out For Sunday’s Championship Opener

June 9, 2015 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY will be without the services of All-Star, Paul Murphy, for the Munster Championship semi-final against Tipperary this Sunday according to media reports. The Rathmore man, picked up a shoulder injury taking part in warm weather training with the Kerry team in Portugal last week. This follows the news of […]

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Ballybunion Ranked In Top Five Surfing Destinations In Ireland

Ballybunion Ranked In Top Five Surfing Destinations In Ireland

June 9, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYBUNION has been named amongst the best of the best in terms of summer getaway destinations for surfing. The area has been ranked fifth best in the country as a surfing spot by leading surf travel provider ‘surfholidays.com’ who ranked what they considered to be the best places to surf […]

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John ‘Tweek’ Griffin: “People Are Taking Notice Of Kerry Hurling”

John ‘Tweek’ Griffin: “People Are Taking Notice Of Kerry Hurling”

June 8, 2015 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor speaks to Kerry hurling captain, John ‘Tweek’ Griffin, about Saturday’s victory in the Christy Ring Cup and where Kerry hurling goes from here… IT was a special weekend for Kerry captain, John ‘Tweek’ Griffin, who along with walking up the steps of the Hogan Stand to collect the Christy […]

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How Twitter Reacted To Kerry’s Christy Ring Cup Victory

How Twitter Reacted To Kerry’s Christy Ring Cup Victory

June 8, 2015 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a momentous day in Croke Park on Saturday for Kerry hurling, with the Kingdom beating Derry by 1-20 to 0-12 to collect their second ever Christy Ring Cup. From Lixnaw to the Liffey, here was the reaction on Twitter. It’s official, John ‘Tweak’ Griffin lifts the cup high at […]

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VIDEO: The Most Satisfying Kerry All-Ireland Final Wins Since 1975

VIDEO: The Most Satisfying Kerry All-Ireland Final Wins Since 1975

June 8, 2015 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

WE’RE almost there folks. For many of us, the summer really starts this Sunday when Kerry begin their defence of the All-Ireland against Tipperary. The game in Thurles will be almost 40 years to the day since Kerry beat the Premier county to set in motion the greatest period in […]

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Kerry team in a huddle after the Christy Ring Cup match in Austin Stack Park against Meath. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PREVIEW: Kerry To Come Of Age In Christy Ring Cup Final

June 5, 2015 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the upcoming Kerry v Derry 2015 Christy Ring Cup Final, Croke Park, Saturday, 5:30pm… KERRY hurling is at a crossroads. A win over Derry in the Christy Ring Cup Final will mean a return to championship hurling and further progress. A defeat would shatter the belief that […]

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Kerry GAA’s US Fundraising Trip Grosses $1.15m

Kerry GAA’s US Fundraising Trip Grosses $1.15m

June 4, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry GAA fundraising venture grossed $1,150,000, bringing the Kerry County Board close to the €6m needed to get the Centre of Excellence and training facility at Currans off the ground. The final net figure (less expenses) from the golf outings and special events in New York, Chicago and Boston hasn’t been finalised yet […]

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The Story Of Kerry’s ‘King Of The Mountains’ Told In New Book

The Story Of Kerry’s ‘King Of The Mountains’ Told In New Book

June 3, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE life of one of the Kerry’s most storied and intriguing athletes has been told in a new book. ‘Tough as Leather’ is written by Con Dennehy on the life of runner, John Lenihan, a man forged on the slopes of Kerry mountains who went and conquered the world. John Lenihan, […]

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PHOTOS: The Dingle Way Challenge Goes Down A Treat

PHOTOS: The Dingle Way Challenge Goes Down A Treat

June 2, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Dingle Way Challenge’ was held for the third year running last weekend, with St Pat’s GAA Club hosting the event, looking to raise enough funds for floodlights on their new astro turf pitch. Over 250 people chose to brave the challenging course, which this year was split into two routes […]

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Tipp Win Sets Up 40th Anniversary Rematch Of Beginning Of Kerry’s Golden Years

Tipp Win Sets Up 40th Anniversary Rematch Of Beginning Of Kerry’s Golden Years

June 1, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER Tipperary’s win over Waterford in the Munster Championship over the weekend, Kerry now know their opposition for the semi-final clash on June 14. Coincidentally, that meeting this month will be almost 40 years to the day since they faced the same opposition in a game which started the ‘Golden Years’ […]

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