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Stacks See Off West Kerry To Make C’ship Semi-Final

Stacks See Off West Kerry To Make C’ship Semi-Final

October 5, 2014 at 6:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS, booked their place in the SuperValu Kerry County Senior Championship semi-final after they overcame West Kerry by 0-14  to 0-7 at a rain-soaked Fitzgerald Stadium. Stacks will now go into the semi-final draw tomorrow which will be made live on Radio Kerry at lunchtime. They will face either, […]

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Lixnaw Crowned Minor Hurling Champions

Lixnaw Crowned Minor Hurling Champions

October 5, 2014 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, on the minor hurling championship final played yesterday in Abbeydorney Lixnaw 3-18 South Kerry 1-9 Lixnaw completed leg one of a possible double of minor and senior hurling championship titles, when they completely out classed a gallant South Kerry outfit in Abbeydorney on Saturday afternoon. […]

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Nicolas Roche, after finishing a race at this years Tour de France.

Internationally Renowned Cyclist Nicolas Roche To Visit Tralee

October 5, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

TOUR DE FRANCE cyclist Nicolas Roche will be in town to help raise funds for the Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation on Monday. Roche will be appearing at the Fels Point Hotel from 7pm. First, fans will get a chance to grab a photo and an autograph during a meet and […]

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Rory Hill, a member of the Ireland U18 golf team and a student of Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Has A Rory Of Its Own To Take On The Golf World

October 4, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG golfer Rory Hill doesn’t just share a first name with his idol from Northern Ireland. He too can say he has been selected on the Ireland U18 golf team, just as Rory McIlroy was when he was an up and coming golfer. “I was delighted when I got the news, […]

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Weeshie’s ‘Terrace Talk’ Wins Prestigious PPI Award

Weeshie’s ‘Terrace Talk’ Wins Prestigious PPI Award

October 3, 2014 at 10:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Terrace Talk’ programme has scooped the Gold in the category of the ‘Best Sports Programme of the Year’ at the prestigious PPI Awards held on Friday night in Lyrath Castle, Kilkenny. The PPI’s are the ‘Oscars’ of the radio world and the Weeshie Fogarty-presented show was up against such well-known programmes as […]

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Paul Galvin

GAA Style Icon Paul Galvin Picks Up New Fashion Job

October 3, 2014 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IN news that might get fashion gurus and GAA followers talking in equal measure, Paul Galvin, has been announced as the new style editor for men’s lifestyle website Joe.ie Paul starts his role with immediate effect. The former Kerry player, who has lived in Tralee for a number of years now, […]

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Blues Delighted Over Tommy Walsh Return

Blues Delighted Over Tommy Walsh Return

October 2, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN the news came through on Wednesday morning that Tommy Walsh was coming back to Ireland, none were more happy than the people at Kerins O’Rahillys club. Tommy, who left in 2009, is now 26 and coming into the prime of his playing career. The return of one of the Blues’ […]

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Shane Carroll turns away after scoring the 'insurance point' to put the Rockies four points clear at the match on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Preview: Can Stacks Beat The Men From The West?

October 2, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

  Gavin O’Connor previews the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship Quarter Final in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday between Austin Stacks  and  West Kerry  (3:30pm) AUSTIN STACKS resume their county championship ambitions this weekend with added impetus after two seismic events in Kerry football since they defeated Rathmore in the last round of […]

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The Stacks Players line out for the game against Milltown/Castlemaine last week. Photo Gavin O'Connor

‘We’ll Be Treating Sunday’s Game Like A County Final’ Says Austin Stacks’ Boss

October 1, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great student offer AUSTIN STACKS return to senior county championship football once again this weekend after a long gap when they face West Kerry in Killarney, this Sunday at 3.30pm. The Stacks will play in the second game of a double header which also features […]

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Confirmed: Tommy Walsh Is Coming Home

Confirmed: Tommy Walsh Is Coming Home

October 1, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

TOMMY WALSH has confirmed he is leaving the Sydney Swans and coming home to Tralee. The former Kerry star told Sydney Swans TV he is leaving and returning to Ireland at the end of 2014. “I’ll be going back to my club Kerins O’Rahilly’s and I don’t know, but maybe Kerry […]

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Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

September 30, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Chartered Physiotherapist, Dr Derek Griffin, on the problem 0f Shin-splints… 1. Introduction Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or “shin splints” is a common running-related injury with approximately 15% of novice runners reporting shin pain within a year of starting running. The problem is often difficult to manage with recent evidence […]

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Kilkenny Hurling team doctor and Traleeman, Dr Tadhg Crowley.

Meet The Tralee Man Who Has Kilkenny Hurling In Good Health

September 30, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

YOU might be surprised to learn that at the heart of of the most successful hurling team of all time is a Tralee man. Dr Tadhg Crowley originally from Oakpark, has been the chief medic for nine All-Ireland winning Kilkenny hurling sides. The most recent of which coming last Saturday […]

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St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

September 29, 2014 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

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 are the times for […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Incident Overshadows Hurling Final

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Incident Overshadows Hurling Final

September 28, 2014 at 9:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on a controversial day at the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC final… Lixnaw 0-11 Kilmoyley 0-11 My “sit on the fence” prediction last week was a draw and with Lixnaw involved, a draw is always a good call given their record of draws in the county championship. […]

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Stephan O'Brien signs the jersey of one lucky fan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Fans Meet The Champions At GOAL Charity Match

September 25, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a chance for many to catch their first glimpse of the newly-crowned All-Ireland champions in action again when the Kerry team took part in the ‘Goal Challenge’ match in Austin Stack Park on Wednesday night. Above all, the night was a great opportunity for kids to meet their […]

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Photos: How Kerry Players And Friends Reacted On Social Media

Photos: How Kerry Players And Friends Reacted On Social Media

September 25, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LOT has changed since Kerry last won the All-Ireland, back in 2009 only a handful of Kerry players had a presence on social media, usually the odd Bebo account. Now it’s almost obligatory for today’s stars to keep their public up to date with their thoughts and activities (as well […]

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Cliona Palmer, shows off her European Special Olympics with her Mom, Pat Palmer. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Special Reception For St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Golden Girl

September 24, 2014 at 12:47 pm 1 comment

THERE was a fantastic reception at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school in Balloonagh today (Wednesday) for the return of student, Cliona Palmer, who scooped gold and silver medals at the European Summer Special Olympics in Belgium. Cliona picked up gold in the shot-putt and a silver medal in the […]

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Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

September 24, 2014 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be some craic tonight in Austin Stack Park when the All-Ireland champions take part in the GOAL Challenge charity match. The victorious Kerry team will play an exhibition ‘A versus B’ match on the night with plenty of scores and family fun guaranteed. Players and management will be available for […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley To Take Title By A Narrow Margin

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley To Take Title By A Narrow Margin

September 24, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, says the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Final this Sunday will be a close run thing… Lixnaw and Kilmoyley meet in the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship next Sunday in Austin Stacks Park in Tralee. Lixnaw come into this game having had five games in […]

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Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

September 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offer Nobody expected it so why are Kerry champions again. Gavin O’Connor tries to make sense of it… New blood With Tomas O’Sé, Paul Galvin and Eoin Brosnan exiting the camp, one of the main reasons Kerry were written off at the start of championship […]

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John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

September 23, 2014 at 8:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert man who became an internet sensation on Tuesday when the video of him earning €2,000 for his club in an AIB challenge, has spoken to TraleeToday.ie about the experience. When, John Dowling, a teacher at Mercy Mounthawk, was faced with the difficult decision of ripping up his All-Ireland final ticket in […]

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VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

September 23, 2014 at 8:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was proud day for the Austin Stacks Club on Sunday when Kieran Donaghy collected his fourth All-Ireland medal and the biggest roar of the night was reserved for the Rockie when he was interviewed on stage last night. After Chairman of Kerry County Council, John Brassil, and Mayor Of […]

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Three townies and one blow-in. David Moran, Barry John Keane and Marc O'Se take in the crowd on Denny St. Marc O'Se who now lives in Tralee later remarked that this year's homecoming was one of the best moments in his career. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Welcome Kerry Heroes Back To Tralee

September 23, 2014 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

AN estimated crowd of about 25,000 lined the streets of Tralee to welcome the victorious Kerry football teams on what was the biggest homecoming since 1997. The Tralee lads, were the cup bearers for much of the journey with David Moran, Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy at the rear […]

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VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

September 23, 2014 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S one of the most hotly debated questions in the GAA world; which is more important to you, club or county? Many people might talk a big game about how the club is the most important thing to them, but before the ball was thrown in on Sunday, Ardfert clubman John […]

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Seamus O’Connor, Valentia, David Moran and Mike Keane at the after-match function in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

David Moran: “It’s Mission Accomplished”

September 22, 2014 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who had a very special year in the green and gold (and blue) is David Moran. TraleeToday.ie caught up with him at the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night during the after-match celebrations to get his thoughts on the match. “It still hasn’t sunk in, maybe in the morning […]

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Members of Tralee Rugby Club and Sisters Laura and Emer O'Mahony played on opposite teams in the Inter-Pro final between Munster and Connacht on in Tralee Rugby Club. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Inter-Pro Final and Family Fun At Tralee Rugby Club

September 22, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

ON Saturday Tralee Rugby Club hosted both an Interprovincial Senior Ladies Final between Munster v Connacht and a ‘Family Fun Day’. The Inter-pro final featured seven players who play for Tralee Rugby Club across both sides, with Connacht in fact having four players drawn from the Tralee club. There was […]

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Kerins O'Rahilly's Juveniles wish David Moran, Barry John Keane and Cormac Coffey the best of luck ahead of All Ireland Final day. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Final Countdown: ‘Naríns’ Out In Force To Wish Luck To All-Ireland Heroes

September 21, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a bit more of a pep in the step of Kerins O’Rahilly’s people during the week knowing that on All-Ireland final day the club will have three players involved with Kerry; David Moran and Barry John Keane for the seniors and Cormac Coffey for the minors. The excitement […]

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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.

Final Countdown: Kerry Class And New Found Grit To Grind Out All-Ireland Win

September 21, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

By Gavin O’Connor A KERRY final defeat can live long in the memory, but their path to a final can be often thrown to one side. Whatever happens this Sunday, 2014 will be a year that won’t be easily forgotten. Back in February, Kerry’s odds of winning the All-Ireland went from […]

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Barry O'Shea

Final Countdown: Barry O’Shea – Kerry To Win But Expect A Few Surprises

September 20, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our football columnist, Barry O’Shea, tips Kerry to just shade it on Sunday… THE week before the All-Ireland Final is not the easiest thing in the world to deal with. It was the worst part of the whole thing for me. I was always a bit edgy, I didn’t want […]

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Final Countdown: Minors To Win But For The Seniors It’s 50/50 Says Charlie Nelligan

Final Countdown: Minors To Win But For The Seniors It’s 50/50 Says Charlie Nelligan

September 20, 2014 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

CHARLIE Nelligan’s on The Mall is never found wanting when it comes to showing the colours for the All-Ireland. We called in and asked the seven-time All-Ireland senior medal winner, how he thinks Sunday will go for the men in green and gold. “Well I think the minors could win alright. The seniors […]

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