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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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VIDEOS: Five Reasons Why We Love Beating Cork

VIDEOS: Five Reasons Why We Love Beating Cork

March 6, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

AHEAD of Kerry’s game against Cork on Sunday in the national league, Gavin O’Connor look at the reasons why the clash is so special and why we love to beat ‘da rebaals’…  1. Because we’re meant to beat them It goes without saying,  maintaining supremacy over Cork is one of the mission statements […]

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Barry John Keane, celebrates the excellent individual score he got at the start of the second half against Dublin. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Barry John Keane Wins His Place Back For Kerry’s Trip To Cork

March 5, 2015 at 9:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  BARRY JOHN KEANE regains his place in the side for Kerry’s trip down to Páirc Uí Rinn to face Cork in the 4th round of Allianz National Football League fixtures this Sunday. After being dropped, the Strand Road man scored two points off the bench against Dublin last Sunday. He will […]

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Paul Galvin in action for Kerry.

Paul Galvin Has Returned, But Is There Anywhere For Him To Go?

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

There’s talk of Paul Galvin being played  in a half-back role rather than his favoured half-forward position, but Gavin O’Connor says both lines are already rich with talent… IT was in the tunnel after losing to Dublin in the league last year in Croke Park when Paul called time on his career […]

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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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Paul Galvin

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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