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Sales Team Leader at Lifestyle Sports in Bridge Street, Suzanne Rigney with the Kerry jerseys. Photo by Dermot Crean

Final Countdown: Kerry Jerseys Flying Out Of The Shops Downtown

September 11, 2014 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A QUICK run around to sports shops in the town centre revealed jersey sales have been brisk in the run-up to the All-Ireland final on Sunday week with the blue jersey proving a big hit in one outlet. There’s a great feel good factor around town with the glorious weather […]

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The Mercy Mounthawk U19 basketball team that won the Mercy Mounthawk Invitational Basketball tournament at the weekend, front row, from left:

Mounthawk U19s Clinch First Home Invitational Basketball Title

September 9, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk’s U19 Basketball team won their first ever invitational tournament at home after six years of hosting the event. At the weekend, Mounthawk beat St Malachy’s from Belfast in the final by a score of 37-32. “I am thrilled for the boys. Seven games in two days is hard enough […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Could We Get Another Draw On Saturday?

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Could We Get Another Draw On Saturday?

September 9, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran previews this Saturday’s Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-final replay… The replay of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior hurling championship semifinal takes place on Saturday next in Austin Stacks Park, Tralee. Lixnaw and St Brendan’s go head to head again in an attempt to separate these two […]

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St Brendans Park Club News 08/09/14

St Brendans Park Club News 08/09/14

September 8, 2014 at 3:52 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 following […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 08/09/14

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 08/09/14

September 8, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

The Gerald Walsh Memorial Swim The final round of our 8 swim World Series took place Sunday evening in blazing sunshine and smooth water . The c1100 metre race took off and finished at a blistering place as vital points had to be won for Swimmer of the Year . […]

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Ballymacelligott Club News 08/09/14

Ballymacelligott Club News 08/09/14

September 8, 2014 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

The Lotto draw was held in O Riadas Bar on Monday, 1st September 2014 and the numbers drawn were 7,12,13,15. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Tom McMahon, Listowel 2. Ann McDonell, Rathanny 3. Lorraine O Connor, Mweenalaa 4. Michael Leen, Kilquane 5. Katie Leen, Kilquane Sellers Prize : […]

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Roisín Murray from Camp is in the safe hands of James O'Donoghue at the Kerry Supporters Open Day at Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Players Thrill Fans At Supporters Open Day

September 7, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a few years but Kerry fans got a chance to wish their heroes well for the All-Ireland final at the supporters open day at Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday. A crowd of more than 1,500 people turned up at the famed venue and  left happy as the players signed jerseys, […]

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Launch Of Annual Austin Stacks U13 Tournament

Launch Of Annual Austin Stacks U13 Tournament

September 7, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks GAA Club launched the 29th annual Lee Strand Tournament during the week. It will take place next weekend, September 13th/14th  in Connolly Park, Tralee. The teams competing in this year’s competition are as follows: from Kerry are An Ghaeltacht; Austin Stacks; Churchill; John Mitchels; Killarney Legion; Dr. […]

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Kerry Minor Hurlers Win All-Ireland Title

Kerry Minor Hurlers Win All-Ireland Title

September 7, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

By Mike O’Halloran THE Kerry minor hurlers made it three titles in a row on Saturday when they defeated Meath in Nenagh on Saturday on a scoreline of Kerry 3-18 Meath 2-15. Kerry started brightly and led 1-1. to 0-3 before the magnificent Charlie Bird, the Meath number eight, put […]

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Tommy Walsh: ‘I Knew David Moran Had Games Like That In Him’

Tommy Walsh: ‘I Knew David Moran Had Games Like That In Him’

September 6, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

HE may be on the other side of the world, but former Kerry star Tommy Walsh felt the tension of last weekend’s Kerry V Mayo game just as much as any Kingdom fan. Tommy, who is over in Australia playing for Sydney Swans, said he was delighted especially for his […]

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VIDEO: Dynamos Striker Nets Cracking Bicycle Kick At KDL Pitch

VIDEO: Dynamos Striker Nets Cracking Bicycle Kick At KDL Pitch

September 4, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE KDL pitch in Mounthawk recently saw a bicycle kick goal that could grace the Bernabeu or Nou Camp from the boot of new Dynamos player Gintaras Paketuras. “It was something I’ve managed to do many times in training. I’ve always thought why haven’t I been able to do it in […]

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Kerry will be without James O'Donoghue for the entire league campaign because of a shoulder injury. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Meet The Kerry GAA Heroes This Saturday At Open Day

September 3, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been three years since we’ve had one, but big crowds will be expected in Killarney for the Pre-Final Kerry Supporters Open Day in Fitzgerald Stadium on this Saturday, September 6. The day is a chance for young and old to meet with the Kerry players, have their photo taken and get […]

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Sailing Club To Host Optimist Munster Championships

Sailing Club To Host Optimist Munster Championships

September 3, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Sailing Club will host the ‘Optimist Munster Championships 2014’ this coming weekend September 6-7. At the competition, which takes place in Fenit, over a hundred or so young dinghy sailors ranging in age from 7 to 14 will compete in what promises to be an exciting and fun […]

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St Brendans Park Club News 02/09/14

St Brendans Park Club News 02/09/14

September 2, 2014 at 4:02 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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Barry O’Shea: Kerry Showed True Grit In Classic Encounter

Barry O’Shea: Kerry Showed True Grit In Classic Encounter

September 2, 2014 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Our football columnist, Barry O’Shea, says Kerry showed great determination in Saturday’s clash with Mayo and the management deserve credit for their progress this year… THERE were are a number of moments in the match where I thought Kerry are up for this – and it wasn’t when they got scores. People might […]

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Kerry Team To Banish The Blues For Green And Gold In All-Ireland Finals

Kerry Team To Banish The Blues For Green And Gold In All-Ireland Finals

September 2, 2014 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S minors and seniors will revert back to their traditional green and gold colours  for the All-Ireland finals on September 21. It was thought that Kerry seniors might retain the blue jerseys they wore for the semi-final against Mayo because of Donegal’s similar colours, but a statement on the Kerry GAA […]

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Denis and Donnacha Sayers and Paul and Siún Fitzgibbon, Tralee, at the City End Terrace in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: More Green And Gold Fans At Saturday’s Match

September 2, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of Kerry fans travelled to Limerick on Saturday for the Kerry V Mayo game and here are some more photos of them enjoying the atmosphere in the Ardhú bar near the Gaelic Grounds and on the terraces. (See previous fan pics here) Scroll down for photos…  

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

September 1, 2014 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Swims The weather was unkind to us last week resulting in the postponement of 2 swims. Round 7 of the World Series was to take place last Wednesday but high winds delayed the swim until last Monday eve. Also The Blennerville to Fenit Swim was postponed until Saturday 13th September […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley Into Final But Stalemate In Other Semi

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley Into Final But Stalemate In Other Semi

September 1, 2014 at 7:49 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the weekend’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-finals… Kilmoyley 0-13 Ballyduff 0-10 Kilmoyley powered their way to their first Kerry Senior Hurling Final since 2009, when the completely overwhelmed a timid Ballyduff challenge in Austin Stack Park on Friday night. Ballyduff went into this game […]

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Photos: Images From Kerry’s Epic Encounter With Mayo

Photos: Images From Kerry’s Epic Encounter With Mayo

August 31, 2014 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW that we’ve got out breath back after yesterday’s heartstopping Kerry V Mayo match, here’s some photos you might enjoy from the epic All-Ireland Semi-final in Limerick. And if you’re the young fella who took this great selfie with Man Of The Match, James O’Donoghue; great opportunism kid! • We’ll have more […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

It Was About Guts, Glory And Tralee Heroes

August 30, 2014 at 9:57 pm 2 comments

By Dermot Crean THE photos show what it means. Ogie Moran ran on to the field after the final whistle and met his son David and Kieran Donaghy. There were tears in his eyes as he embraced them and told them both how great they played. ‘Epic’ doesn’t quite cover what […]

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

Kerry v Mayo: Five Questions To Ponder On For The Big Match

August 30, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the key questions that will be answered on Saturday in Limerick… Who will favour the six day turnaround? Coming out of Croke Park last Sunday, the feeling was that Kerry would! Given that Mayo had just put in a gruelling second half of football,  a man […]

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Driving To The Match? You Better Know This Then…

Driving To The Match? You Better Know This Then…

August 29, 2014 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of Kerry fans are driving to Limerick for the match against Mayo in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. You better know what the traffic management plan is then! The following is the Garda Traffic Management Plan to cater for the match, including road closures and diversions. • The Garda advice to […]

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No Changes To Kerry Team For Mayo Replay

No Changes To Kerry Team For Mayo Replay

August 28, 2014 at 8:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE  are no changes to the Kerry side that will face Mayo this Saturday in the All-Ireland semi-final replay. Stephen O’Brien, who was a doubt because of a calf muscle injury, retains his place. Bryan Sheehan and Declan O’Sullivan remain on the bench. Throw-in for the match is at 5pm […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: Kerry’s Quality Could Make The Difference

August 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Barry O’Shea says there are many ifs, buts and maybes about Saturday’s Kerry V Mayo clash, but the Kingdom’s quality up front could prevail… ONE of the major talking points coming out of Croke Park last Sunday was what happened to our extra man? I have a feeling the players didn’t […]

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Young Tralee Talent Making Waves At Munster Rugby

Young Tralee Talent Making Waves At Munster Rugby

August 28, 2014 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR underage Tralee rugby players have had a busy few weeks representing Munster sides at home and abroad. The four players who are all members of Tralee RFC are Eoin O’Carroll, James O’Connor, Josh Barnes and Jack Quilter. “We consistently have three or four guys playing in Munster underage teams, which is very good for […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Ballyduff And Lixnaw Have Enough To Book Final Place

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Ballyduff And Lixnaw Have Enough To Book Final Place

August 28, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the two Kerry SHC semi-finals coming up this weekend… NEXT weekend sees both semi-finals of the Garveys SuperValu Kerry senior hurling championship take place in Austin Stacks Park Tralee. On Friday August 29 at 6.45, the kings of Kerry hurling, Kilmoyley and Ballyduff, face […]

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Charity Events In Trevor’s Memory Raise Almost €13,000

Charity Events In Trevor’s Memory Raise Almost €13,000

August 27, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THREE charity events held in July and August in memory of a former Austin Stacks player raised almost €13,000. Trevor’s family and Austin Stacks Hurling Club organised three events in July/August for Bru Columbanus, Cork which is an independent charity that provides “home from home” accomodation for relatives of seriously […]

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Only Terrace Tickets Available To Public For Kerry V Mayo Replay

Only Terrace Tickets Available To Public For Kerry V Mayo Replay

August 27, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA have made an announcement this morning that due to the “unbelievable” demand by clubs for tickets for the All-Ireland Semi-final replay, only terrace tickets will be available for public sale at the Austin Stack Park on this Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm. It is anticipated at this stage […]

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Video: Great Kerry Draws And Replays In C’ship Over The Years

Video: Great Kerry Draws And Replays In C’ship Over The Years

August 27, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY will face Mayo this Saturday in the first All-Ireland senior football semi-final to be played outside Dublin since 1983. Our replay record in the All-Ireland series is, thankfully, quite good. Since 1940, Kerry have played in 10 and won eight. Amazingly in 1941, Kerry played a All-Ireland semi-final against […]

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