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VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

March 4, 2015 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU can take the man out of Kerry but it seems you can never take Kerry out of the man, if the video from the ‘Middle East Kerry Society’ (MEKS) is anything to go by. The team are preparing to compete in the ‘GAA World Games Tournament’ which will be taking […]

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How Twitter Reacted To Paul Galvin’s Return To Kerry Panel

How Twitter Reacted To Paul Galvin’s Return To Kerry Panel

March 4, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

NOT for the first time, Paul Galvin was trending  on Twitter last night after the shock announcement of his return to the Kerry panel after 13 months of retirement. Here is how sports fans near and far reacted on Twitter… Kerry star Paul Galvin in for battle with shock Kingdom return. […]

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Breaking News: Paul Galvin Has Come Out Of Retirement

March 3, 2015 at 7:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATEMENT released on the Kerry GAA website has announced that Paul Galvin has come out of retirement and returned to training with the Kerry senior football panel. Eamonn Fitzmaurice, confirmed the shock return of Paul Galvin in a short and sweet statement on the Kerry GAA website. “Paul Galvin […]

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At The Enable Ireland Cheltenham Preview night in association with Paddy Power at the Fels Point Hotel, were, from left: Jerry Mangan, Con Bailey, Brian O'Connell, Jim Culloty and Phillip Enright. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Stars Of Racing Turn Out For Cheltenham Charity Night

March 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHELTENHAM preview night in aid of Enable Ireland, sponsored by Paddy Power took place in the Fels Point Hotel on Monday night. This is the second time Enable Ireland have put on the racing event where the public get to quiz a panel of well known faces in the […]

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Kiaran Donaghy, gets aquanted

PHOTOS: Five Things We Learned From Kerry v Dublin

March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the talking points from yesterday’s Kerry v Dublin clash… 1. When the going got tough, Kerry got going In the first six minutes of the second half, with hail and snow belting their bodies, Kerry kicked four points without reply. The fourth from David Moran, being […]

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St Brendans Park FC News

St Brendans Park FC News

March 2, 2015 at 2:14 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 U6’s […]

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O’Halloran’s Rugby: The Grand Slam Is On, But Only With A Fit Sexton

O’Halloran’s Rugby: The Grand Slam Is On, But Only With A Fit Sexton

March 2, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, was in the Aviva Stadium yesterday for Ireland’s clash with the ‘old enemy’… During the week prior to this game I was told that the two tickets I had for this game would buy me a small car. Phrases like ‘name your price’ were mentioned. […]

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John O'Connor, Kelly Ann Roantree, Maura O'Connor and Barry O'Shea at the Kerins O'Rahilly's GAA Club Social at the clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA Social At The Clubhouse

March 2, 2015 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA faithful gathered in their clubhouse on Saturday night for their annual social. Those attending included past and present players, former chairmen and club members, who enjoyed a meal followed by entertainment from DJ Chris Shortt. While the club hadn’t a vintage year, there was plenty […]

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Marc Ó Sé with youngsters and club members at the John Mitchels Registration Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowd Attends Registration Day At John Mitchels

March 2, 2015 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

A LARGE crowd attended the John Mitchels Centre of Excellence at Camp, Ballyseedy on Sunday for the club’s annual juvenile registration day. Youngsters got a chance to get their photo taken with the Sam Maguire Cup and current Kerry star, Marc Ó Sé, who dropped by for the event. It was a […]

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O Brennan National School - Winning Team of Inaugural CBS Primary Hoops Tournament.

Super Day Of Hoops At New CBS Primary Basketball Tournament

March 2, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

  THE John Mitchels GAA sports hall was home to a chosen few on Friday for the inaugural CBS Primary Hoops Tournament. Twelve teams from the North Kerry area took part in a basketball tournament which aims to fill a gap in the sporting calendar for primary school boys basketball […]

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With hail stones teaming down, David Moran, grabs the game by the scruff of the neck and pings the ball over the bar for Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Another Two League Points As Kingdom Beat Dublin

March 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  Kerry 0-15 Dublin 1-10 Kerry picked up another two Allianz National League points today in Killarney, as they beat great rivals Dublin, thanks to a superior second-half performance at Fitzgerald Stadium. The conditions were terrible at times and it was also an ill-tempered affair on occasions, with five yellows, four black […]

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Kerry huddle before National Football League opening game against Mayo in Kilaraney. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Have Enough To Beat Dublin On Sunday

February 28, 2015 at 8:05 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Kerry have enough to get over their great rivals on Sunday… Kerry v Dublin, Allianz National League, Fitzgerald Stadium, Sunday, 2pm throw in.  A HELL of a lot can change in a year. At this point 12 months ago there was a “crisis” in Kerry football and […]

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Kieran Donaghy To Start First Game As Kerry Captain Against Dubs

Kieran Donaghy To Start First Game As Kerry Captain Against Dubs

February 26, 2015 at 8:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Senior Football Team to play Dublin in Round 3 of the Allianz Football League in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Sunday shows two changes in personnel from the side that started in the defeat of Derry in Round 2. Kieran Donaghy, will start his first game for Kerry as […]

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VIDEO: Five Reasons Why We Love To Beat The Dubs

VIDEO: Five Reasons Why We Love To Beat The Dubs

February 26, 2015 at 2:36 pm 1 comment

It’s, arguably, the greatest rivalry in the GAA and with another meeting with the Dubs coming up on  Sunday, Gavin O’Connor reflects on why it’s such a special fixture we love to win… 1. Tradition 2015 marks the 60th anniversary since Kerry beat Dublin in the 1955 decider. It is […]

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Tralee Woman Prepares For Gruelling Indoor ‘Ironman’ For Charity

Tralee Woman Prepares For Gruelling Indoor ‘Ironman’ For Charity

February 26, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  MOST of us recoil from the idea of any sort of exercise that could be described as gruelling, while some might not even know what an ‘Ironman’ is. All of this is certainly not the case for Tralee woman, Alison Reidy. She is currently preparing to go toe-to-toe with […]

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Some of the people involved in the Blennerville National School and Born To Run fitness initiative were, front, from left: Daniel Breen, Emily O'Donoghue, Conor Kavanagh, Emma Grainey and Conor Crowley. Back: Michelle Grainey (Born to Run), Julie Foley, Zara Efegbain, Eric O'Connor and Terry O'Sullivan (Principal). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Blennerville Pupils Get Even More Active With Born To Run Club

February 26, 2015 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE National School and the ‘Born to Run’ running group have joined forces in order to promote a healthy active lifestyle for young people. “Basically over the school year our 6th class will be running 100 miles in total,” said Principal Terry O’Sullivan. “We will be running on average five […]

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Students of Causeway Comprehensive talk with President Micheal D Higgins, from left: Aoife O'Mahony, Freya Casey and Brianne barrett. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: President Gets Huge Welcome At IT Tralee For Launch Of UNESCO Chair

February 25, 2015 at 4:14 pm 1 comment

  PRESIDENT of Ireland, Micheal D Higgins, visited IT Tralee on Tuesday to launch the college becoming the worlds’s first UNESCO chair in physical education, sports, recreation and fitness. A festival atmosphere that greeted the President, with performers at every turn showing off the talent of the area. Flanked by security, Micheal […]

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Sam To Pay A Visit To John Mitchels Registration Day

Sam To Pay A Visit To John Mitchels Registration Day

February 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL roads, ring roads and bye roads will lead to the John Mitchels Centre of Excellence, Camp, Ballyseedy on Sunday next March 1 from 10am. A special appearance will be made by the Sam Maguire Cup at the club’s registration day which is set to be a fabulous occasion. Shane […]

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At the Kerry Masters Basketball Tournament function on in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, from left: Tony Burke, Katrina White, Ricardo Leonard and Anthony Flores. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: First Ever Kerry Masters Basketball Tournament A Great Success

February 24, 2015 at 12:19 pm 1 comment

FOLLOWING on from the success of other masters basketball tournament across the country, the first ever Kerry masters tournament was held over Saturday and Sunday. The tournament is the brainchild of Tralee Tigers legend, Ricardo Leonard, a two time national title winner with the Tralee side. “We’re very pleased how […]

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Sean Lacey on the attack up Gleann na nGealt. Photo by Karen Edwards.

Over 200 Cyclists Slog It Out On Sunday In Lacey Cup

February 24, 2015 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER 200 riders signed up on Sunday for the annual Lacey Cup which was won by Sean McKenna of the Aquablue team. The event was hosted by Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club and set off from Manor West Hotel, taking in Camp, Annascaul, Castlemaine, finishing on the Killorglin road coming back into Tralee. Torrential […]

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St Brendans Park FC News

St Brendans Park FC News

February 23, 2015 at 3:40 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. […]

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Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

February 23, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S still more than two weeks to the off, but punters, bookies and publicans are already rubbing their hands with glee at the thought of the racing extravaganza that is Cheltenham. But if you want to wipe the smile off your bookies face, there’s an event in the Fels […]

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Tralee Hosting Major Games Would Be “A Certainty” If The Money Is There

Tralee Hosting Major Games Would Be “A Certainty” If The Money Is There

February 19, 2015 at 2:56 pm 1 comment

TRALEE could be all set to host an international sports event which will flock young athletes from all over the globe, but it depends on finances according to the local Chairman of Tralee ICG. Tralee International Children’s Games are bidding to host the 2020 event, which, if successful will bring […]

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Phone Watch’s MD Eoin Dunne (centre) join Paidi O’Se’s children L-R Marc O’ Se,Neasa O Se,Siun O’Se and Paidi Og O Se at the launch of the 26th PhoneWatch Comortas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2015.

Parts Of Páidí Ó Sé Football Tournament To Be Played In Tralee This Weekend

February 18, 2015 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

  FOUR GAA venues in Tralee will play host to games during the ‘PhoneWatch Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2015’ from February 20-22. John Mitchel’s facilities in Ballyseedy welcome the ladies senior competition while Caherslee and Mercy Mounthawk will jointly host the Intermediate Ladies Competition. A number of games in the […]

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Kenneth Quillinan, with the signed ball next to  'Coconut's' hole in one score on the leader board.

Tralee Man Tells Thai Golfer He Won A €322k House After Hole In One

February 17, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man attending a golf competition broke the news to a Thai golfer that he had won a house after the Thai made a hole in one over the weekend -the first of two the Kerry man witnessed that weekend! Kenneth Quillinan, from Derrylea, was following Damien McGrane, the only […]

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Cyclists Gear Up For ‘Lacey Cup’ Race In Tralee This Sunday

Cyclists Gear Up For ‘Lacey Cup’ Race In Tralee This Sunday

February 17, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2015 Lacey Cup, the grand opener in the cycling season here in Munster, is all set to kick off this year on Sunday, February 22. The event, which is being be hosted by Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club with the headquarters for cyclists at the Manor West Hotel who sponsor […]

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Aisling O'Brien, Kayleigh Quirke, Sharon Cronin, Gillian Barrett, Aisling O'Mahony, Sarah Hobbert, Nicole Roche and in front, Lorraine Counihan at O'Loughlin's Hotel in Portlaoise prior to the game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Fans Enjoying The Atmosphere Before The Big Game

February 16, 2015 at 4:52 pm 1 comment

ROCKIES travelled in huge numbers again on Sunday to cheer on their heroes in Portlaoise. Eight buses left the Austin Stacks Club at 10.45am and arrived at around 1.15pm in the Laois capital. The nightclub area of O’Loughlin’s Hotel was taken over by Tralee folk and rocked to beat of the […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

February 16, 2015 at 3:55 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 bestof Coaching .Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The U6’s , […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: How Austin Stacks v Slaughtneil Played Out On Twitter

PHOTOS/VIDEO: How Austin Stacks v Slaughtneil Played Out On Twitter

February 16, 2015 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t to be for Austin Stacks, but people from all over Ireland tuned into watch the All-Ireland semi-final against Slaughtneil. Many of them took to twitter to show their appreciation for a brilliant game filled with drama, and played in a fantastic atmosphere. ‘The Poznan’ or on this occasion ‘The […]

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Setting off at the Tralee Valentine 10 Mile Road Race from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 500 Take Part In Valentine’s Run On Sunday

February 16, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away as over 500 runners took part in the  second annual Valentine’s Run on Sunday morning  from Tralee Wetlands. Serious athletes and fun runners set off at 10am with some choosing a love theme to their running gear adding colour to the event which is organised by Run The […]

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