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PHOTOS: Kerry Book Place In Division 2A Final After Win Over London

PHOTOS: Kerry Book Place In Division 2A Final After Win Over London

March 22, 2015 at 10:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mike O’Halloran was in Austin Stack Park to see a comprehensive win for Kerry that sets them up with a final appearance against Westmeath… Kerry 3-17 London 2-10 Kerry hurlers qualified for the final of Division 2A of the Allianz Hurling League with a well-earned win over London in Austin Stack […]

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Action from the match on Saturday between Kerins O'Rahilly's and Legion in Killarney. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: How Will Your Club Fare In The County League 2015?

March 21, 2015 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend, the county league season gets underway with eight teams from the Tralee area looking to impress in 2015. Gavin O’Connor predicts how they’ll fare… Austin Stacks, Division 1 Opening game – Kilcummin (Away) Sunday March 29, 2pm. Season’s Key Man – Kieran Donaghy  Manager – Stephen Stack In what’s become a bit […]

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Ballybunion Golf Club’s Old Course Greens To Get €1.5m Makeover

Ballybunion Golf Club’s Old Course Greens To Get €1.5m Makeover

March 20, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

MANY Tralee people who enjoy golfing in Ballybunion will see some big changes to the greens by this time next year. Almost 300 members attending a Special General Meeting at Ballybunion Golf Club on Thursday night voted on a proposal by the club’s Management Committee to strip all eighteen greens on the famous […]

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Darragh To Step Down As Cork U21s Make It Five In A Row Against Kerry

Darragh To Step Down As Cork U21s Make It Five In A Row Against Kerry

March 19, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

  U21 Munster Championship Semi Final, Páirc Uí Rinn Cork 1-12 Kerry 1-9 FOR the fifth consecutive year Kerry have been beaten by Cork in the Munster U21 championship. In a tight game, Kerry were only a point behind going into the final ten minutes, but the Leesiders more physical side finished […]

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Tadhg Kennelly Inducted Into Sydney Swans Hall Of Fame

Tadhg Kennelly Inducted Into Sydney Swans Hall Of Fame

March 19, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

AS if he hasn’t enough accolades! The great Tadhg Kennelly received yet another honour on Wednesday night when he was inducted into the Sydney Swans’ Hall of Fame. In front of a crowd of more than 650 guests at Sydney’s The Star Event Centre, the Listowel man, who won a […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Highlights Of CBS v The Sem In The Frewen Cup Final

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Highlights Of CBS v The Sem In The Frewen Cup Final

March 17, 2015 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you a report on the St Brendan’s College, Killarney, against CBS The Green Frewen Cup final which took place on Monday. The Tralee side came up short as a result of a late rally by The Sem (see earlier match report here). Well the progressive people at […]

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Gallant Tralee CBS Side Lose Out In Frewen Cup Final

Gallant Tralee CBS Side Lose Out In Frewen Cup Final

March 17, 2015 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

U16 1/2 Munster Final – Frewen Cup St Brendan’s Killarney 1-13 Tralee CBS 1-9 Tralee CBS came closer than the scoreline suggests to overcoming favourites St Brendan’s Killarney in a hard fought game in Fitzgerald Stadium on Monday afternoon. The Sem, anchored by six players who had been part of their […]

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Na Geail's, Jack Barry in action for Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Savage, Coffey and Barry In Kerry U21 Team For Championship Clash With Cork

March 16, 2015 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

  THREE players from Tralee clubs will line out for Kerry against Cork in the Munster U21 championship semi-final this Wednesday evening at Pairc Uí Rinn. Kerins O’Rahilly’s players, Cormac Coffey and Jack Savage will start alongside Na Gaeil man, Jack Barry. Austin Stacks players, Greg Horan and Conor Jordan […]

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Mary Quinn, Helen Nolan Finn and Nina Mansfield at the Tralee Marathon finish line in The Mall on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Cross Tralee Marathon Finishing Line In The Mall

March 16, 2015 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

IT was another fantastic Tralee Marathon on Sunday with almost 850 people crossing the finishing line, in both the full and half events, at The Mall. There were very emotional scenes on some occasions as athletes completed the course and there was great support along the route from members of the public and, […]

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Eamonn McGee and Neil Gallagher put Tommy Walsh under pressure. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Five Talking Points From Kerry v Donegal

March 16, 2015 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor analyses the main talking points from Kerry’s victory over Donegal yesterday, with some great action shots from the game (below)… 1. An awesome display by Johnny Buckley  It can sometimes take a player a few years to grow and really stamp their authority on a game, yesterday was […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

March 16, 2015 at 12:18 pm 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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Hurling: Kerry Win With The Last Puck Of The Game

Hurling: Kerry Win With The Last Puck Of The Game

March 16, 2015 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, on a great victory for the Kerry hurlers yesterday… Kerry hurlers were absolutely brilliant in a surprise one point away win over Carlow on Sunday in round four of Div 2A, played at Netwatch Dr Cullen Park. The win was delivered by Padraigh Boyle with the […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Back On Track After Victory Over Donegal

PHOTOS: Kerry Back On Track After Victory Over Donegal

March 15, 2015 at 8:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  SO, as we predicted, Kerry won by two points today, but it certainly wasn’t the ‘borefest’ we expected at Austin Stack Park. A crowd of over 6,000 watched an entertaining match  played at championship tempo and containing some great scores in a 2-13 to 2-11 victory for the home […]

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Runners taking off at the start of the Tralee Half-Marathon on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Runners Take Off In Marathons This Morning

March 15, 2015 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of runners took off this morning in beautiful conditions for the Tralee Marathon and Half-Marathon. Over 350 people took off at 9am from Dunnes Stores in North Circular Road while hundreds more started the half-marathon at 10.15am from the roundabout at High Street. We were there to see the runners […]

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At the Ardfert GAA annual social on in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, from left: Martin Ferris, Pat O’Driscoll and Eamonn Ferris . Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: More From The Ardfert GAA Victory Social

March 15, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert GAA Victory Social was held in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night and it was one hell of a hooley! Having had an amazing year where they won their third All-Ireland title in nine years, it was a chance to reflect on their success and revel in it. […]

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PREVIEW: Kerry To Eke Out A Victory In Potential ‘Borefest’

PREVIEW: Kerry To Eke Out A Victory In Potential ‘Borefest’

March 14, 2015 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says tomorrow’s meeting between Kerry and Donegal won’t be one for the purists… SO far this year Kerry have faced two opponents they put to the sword on the way to claiming the All-Ireland last September. Mayo and Cork will feel they have gone a way to setting […]

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PHOTOS: Ardfert GAA Club Celebrates Year To Remember At Victory Social

PHOTOS: Ardfert GAA Club Celebrates Year To Remember At Victory Social

March 14, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was plenty of silverware on display and All-Ireland medals in the back pockets for the  Ardfert GAA Victory Social held in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. In 2015, Ardfert went all the way to Croke Park to collect an incredible third All-Ireland title in nine years when they beat […]

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Rockies making their way through the streets of Portlaoise before the 2015/14 All-Ireland Club Semi-Final. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Super Rockies’ To March Again At St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 13, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

TUESDAY’S parade is about to get a whole lot louder! After a year of incredible marches, the Rockies fans will again take to the streets of Tralee for the St Patrick’s day parade. Though the Rock faithful would prefer to be making their way down Jones’s Road before the All-Ireland club […]

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Three Changes In Kerry Team To Face Donegal

Three Changes In Kerry Team To Face Donegal

March 12, 2015 at 9:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE are three changes in personnel and two positional for the Kerry team that will face Donegal this Sunday in round five of the National League. In defence, Peter Crowley, and Killian Young, both come into the half back line with Paul Murphy moving to the corner, Fionn Fitzgerald […]

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Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

March 11, 2015 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE jockey Bryan Cooper had a winner earlier today at Cheltenham. Cooper, already an established jockey at the young age of 22 claimed victory on Don Poli in the RSA Chase at 2.05pm today as the favourite won at a 13/8 starting price. It marks a happier return to the course for […]

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And They’re Off…€18,000 In Prize Money For Castle Bar’s ‘Cheltenham Rollover’

And They’re Off…€18,000 In Prize Money For Castle Bar’s ‘Cheltenham Rollover’

March 10, 2015 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

CHELTENHAM has arrived and  while many pubs and bookies will see a surge in business, one Rock Street hostelry becomes the hub of activity for the week. It has almost become a tradition for many punters in town to converge on The Castle Bar where their ‘Cheltenham Rollover’ is the highlight of […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

March 9, 2015 at 9:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Winter Swimming The winter swimming has been a huge success this year. We had up to 27 swimmers one Sunday with the average amount being 14. All swims were in Togs only and a great craic was had by all during the swima and afterwards enjoying teas, coffees and hot […]

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Tralee lads, Tommy Walsh, Kieran Donaghy and David Moran came up against a sea of red. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Five Talking Points From Kerry V Cork

March 9, 2015 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at some things to ponder on for Kerry fans after watching their side take a second heavy beating to Cork in as many years in the National league… 1. No harm in getting a kick up the backside By mid week  Kerry football was on a bit of […]

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Hurling: Kerry Suffer Heavy Home Defeat To Westmeath

Hurling: Kerry Suffer Heavy Home Defeat To Westmeath

March 9, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, on a disappointing day for Kerry hurling yesterday… Kerry 0-12 Westmeath 3-18 LOSING three players from their starting 15, Kerry were on the back foot from the start in this Division 2 league game at Austin Stack Park on Sunday. Paud Costello, John Griffin and Dougie […]

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Barry John Keane will make his first start for Kerry in the All-Ireland championship. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Slaughtered On Leeside…It’s Only March Though!

March 8, 2015 at 8:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Cork 3-17  Kerry 2-9 WELL that didn’t go very well now did it? Kerry went to Páirc Uí Rinn looking for a third league victory in a row but left Cork without any points after a chastening afternoon in Rebel territory. Still though, it’s only March and any serious analyst […]

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Flemby National school with there new Active Schools Flag. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Flemby’s Fighting Fit As Active Flag Is Raised At The School

March 8, 2015 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  A MILESTONE was reached by the 21-pupil, two teacher Flemby National School in Ballymacelligott on Thursday when they raised their new Active School Flag. The Active School Flag award recognises schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and active school community. Flemby National School is a two teacher co-educational school, […]

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Memorabilia From Baseball Legend With A Tralee Link Sold For €200K At US Auction

Memorabilia From Baseball Legend With A Tralee Link Sold For €200K At US Auction

March 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE memorabilia of a baseball legend and ‘hall of famer’ who has ties to Tralee went under the hammer at a US auction fetching $224,039 (about €200,000) last weekend. If someone were to say to you ‘The Duke of Tralee’ you would probably imagine a man from old landed aristocracy and not […]

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PREVIEW: Kerry Face A Rebel Side With Eyes On Revenge

PREVIEW: Kerry Face A Rebel Side With Eyes On Revenge

March 7, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor (who correctly predicted a two point win for Kerry last weekend) says Cork will be out for revenge this Sunday in the Allianz National League Round 4 game at Páirc Uí Rinn… THE last time Kerry and Cork met, the Rebels were left licking their wounds as Kerry inflicted […]

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Watch Out For Parking Tickets At Cork/Kerry Game This Weekend

Watch Out For Parking Tickets At Cork/Kerry Game This Weekend

March 6, 2015 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY fans travelling to Cork against the ‘Rebels’ at the weekend have been urged to be careful where they park or they could be lighter in the pocket come Sunday evening. Residents near the Pairc Uí Rinn stadium, where the match is being held, have complained that they feel under siege […]

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Kerry Schools Invited To Take Part In FAI Programme

Kerry Schools Invited To Take Part In FAI Programme

March 6, 2015 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY schools received the good news over the weekend that the ‘SPAR Primary School 5s Programme’ is now allowing entrants from schools all over the county. The programme is a national five aside competition for boys and girls in 4th, 5th and 6th class which will see them compete in […]

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