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Tralee Golf Club News

July 18, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

RESULTS Ladies Club Singles 12th July 2017 1st Marion Cahillane 38 pts (22) 2nd Goretti O Connor 33 pts (20) Senior Ladies 10th July 2017 1st Mary Underwood 2nd Michelle Moore 3rd Gloria Walsh Scramble Friday 14th 2017 1st Gerard O’Sullivan (21) Geraldine Hughes (15) Mark Teehan (14)  30 5/6 2nd […]

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Tralee Man Comes To Aid Of Girl Hit By Drunk Driver In African Country

Tralee Man Comes To Aid Of Girl Hit By Drunk Driver In African Country

July 13, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A MEMBER of Tralee Community Responders put his skills to good use last week when he came to the aid of a teenager hit by a motorbike in Tanzania last week. Jimmy Murphy and his wife Maureen are over in the African country where they visited the Tír na nÓg […]

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New ‘Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif’ To Be A Boost For Kerry Tourism

July 13, 2017 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Tourism and Sports Brendan Griffin TD announced today that Fáilte Ireland is teaming up with cycling specialists Ride Wild (www.ridewild.ie ) to launch the Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportive which will take in stages in Kerry and could prove a huge tourism boost to the county during the off-season. This […]

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Darragh Ó Sé Is Tipping Cork To Beat Kerry By ‘A Couple Of Points’

Darragh Ó Sé Is Tipping Cork To Beat Kerry By ‘A Couple Of Points’

June 28, 2017 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry great, Darragh Ó Sé is saying Cork have it in them to beat Kerry in the Munster final this Sunday in his weekly column in The Irish Times. The six time All-Ireland medal winner says Cork are in the perfect position coming into the game having failed to […]

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IT Tralee Hosts ‘Steps To Success’ Networking Event For Students

IT Tralee Hosts ‘Steps To Success’ Networking Event For Students

May 10, 2017 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

LAST week saw the annual Institute of Technology of Tralee’s Steps to Success Networking Event for the Computing and IT Departments take place. This is a unique careers module delivered to final year students to assist in the transition from the world of college to the world of work. The aim […]

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Delay To Denny Street Two-Way System As Traders Ask Public To Support Town Centre

Delay To Denny Street Two-Way System As Traders Ask Public To Support Town Centre

April 6, 2017 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY County Council says there is a delay to Denny Street becoming a tw0-way system and work will not be completed by the May Bank Holiday weekend. A meeting of Tralee traders on Tuesday night heard that the two-way system will be delayed until June 7, however the Council […]

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Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

February 23, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

IF you are a parent or guardian of a school leaver, then next Wednesday, March 1 is a date for your diary. Kerry’s largest provider of full-time further education courses, Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee, is hosting an event that is aimed at informing parents of options available to school […]

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Paul Galvin, made a return to Croke Park. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Paul Galvin To Play Football With Dublin Club

February 16, 2017 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL Galvin has decided to throw his lot in with a Dublin football club this year. Appearing on Today FM’s Dermot and Dave Show this morning to promote his new line of clothing with Dunnes Stores, he told the lads he would be playing for North Dublin side St Oliver Plunker’s, the club side […]

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REPRO FREE - ROSE of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, has challenged young Irish men to see if they have what it takes to be a Rose Escort at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from 16-22 August 2017. The Festival takes its name from a 19th century love song, so it was fitting that Maggie and the reigning Rose Escort of Year, John Slowey, would choose Valentine’s Day to launch the search for lads aged 21 to 30 to take part one of the most famous international festivals in the world. March 16th is the entry deadline, so lads will have one month to apply at www.roseoftralee.ie/apply.
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Kerry Lads Wanted To Apply For Rose Of Tralee Escort Role

February 14, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, has challenged young Kerry men to see if they have what it takes to be a Rose Escort at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from 16-22 August. The Festival takes its name from a 19th century love song, so it was fitting that Maggie and […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 13, 2017 at 5:52 pm Comments are Disabled

STRICTLY LOVE DANCING Ballygarry House Hotel hosted the Strictly Love dancing last Saturday evening and a great evening’s entertainment was enjoyed by all who attended the event. Congratulations to Tomas O’Connor and Nicole Mc’Ellistrim who won the judges vote on the night and were crowned as Strictly champions. The winners […]

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Pay By The Hour Car Hire Company Interested In Locating Cars In Tralee

Pay By The Hour Car Hire Company Interested In Locating Cars In Tralee

January 27, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE councillor has asked Kerry County Council to talk to a company who are interested in bringing an online car hire service to town. Go Car is a Dublin-based company who operate a service in the same way as DublinBikes, where people can book a car by the hour online, take […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

January 24, 2017 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: Our Sunday morning sessions are really motoring in the Mercy Mounthawk Gym!! Great enthusiasm! Might football! Training times: the Under 6 boys @ 10am, the Under 8s @ 11am and the Under 10s @ 12.00. Thanks to all! PEIL FAOI 14: (i) Under 14 boys are the second group of […]

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Newly crowned Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney in the Rose Garden at Tralee Town Park. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Rose Maggie Launches Search For Rose Of Tralee 2017

January 8, 2017 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

BIRTHDAY celebrations were put on hold for the Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, so that she could announce details of the 2017 Rose of Tralee International Festival from August 16-22. Instead of blowing out the 28 birthday candles in her native city of Chicago, Maggie arrived into Ireland to launch […]

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Participants take off at the Park Run in conjunction with Operation Transformation on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In Operation Transformation Park Run

January 8, 2017 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A MIST shrouded the town park on Saturday morning but the enthusiasm of the people there was clear as they gathered for the Park Run. This particular run was held in conjunction with RTE’s Operation Transformation and resulted in nearly 320 participants circling the park three times to complete the 5k […]

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Avril Hewitt, Joe Sheehy and Brenda Conway at the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle

January 8, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT was looking dodgy for a while such was the extent of the fog, but it lifted for the hordes of cyclists setting off from St Pats GAA Club on Saturday morning. Hi-vis jackets were the uniform of the day as around 130 participants made their way to Castleisland and back for the […]

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Kilmoyley captain Aidan McCabe with the Neilus Flynn trophy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Kerry Team To Face Cork Announced As McCabe To Captain County This Year

January 7, 2017 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry senior hurling team to play Cork on Sunday in the Co-op Superstores.ie Munster Senior Hurling League Round 1 game has been announced. The team – which will be new manager Fintan O’Connor’s first competitive match in charge – will be captained by Aiden McCabe who has been nominated by […]

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Chart-Topping Singer With Tralee Roots For Siamsa Concert

Chart-Topping Singer With Tralee Roots For Siamsa Concert

January 7, 2017 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A BRIT award-winning artist with ties to Tralee makes a welcome to town on February 19 at 8pm. Eddi Reader is probably best known – by people of a certain age – as lead singer with Fairground Attraction who had a No.1 hit back in 1988 with ‘Perfect’. The Scottish singer has enjoyed […]

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Kerry Animal Welfare Groups Receive Government Funding

Kerry Animal Welfare Groups Receive Government Funding

December 21, 2016 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

LOCAL animal welfare groups received a boost yesterday when it was announced they would get funding from the Department of Agriculture. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced funding awards of €2,460,500 to 137 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare. The […]

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Council Urges People Home For Christmas To Check Out Jobs On ‘SciTech’ Website

Council Urges People Home For Christmas To Check Out Jobs On ‘SciTech’ Website

December 21, 2016 at 4:40 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council is urging any Kerry natives who are home for Christmas and who may be looking for job opportunities in science or technology in the county to visit a new online portal which lists a range of vacancies in the sector. Launched recently, KerrySciTech is a not-for-profit organisation whose […]

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Senior infants from CBS Primary before going on stage on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Primary Pupils Shine At Christmas Concerts

December 21, 2016 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE boys and girls of CBS Primary School gave star performances at their Christmas concerts on Tuesday and Wednesday with the weeks of hard work paying off. In the Junior infants,  Maddison played the part of a disorganised but lovable angel who is chosen to show the way to Bethlehem in the […]

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Volunteers Gather 27 Bags Of Rubbish In Beach Clean-up

Volunteers Gather 27 Bags Of Rubbish In Beach Clean-up

December 21, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Christmas Banna Beach Clean-Up took place last Sunday and a team of 20 people collected a lot of rubbish. “If you’re ever feeling blue about all the troubles in the world, I would highly recommend joining a community initiative, it will warm your heart!” said Rachel Geary who […]

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Crib In The Square Damaged Again Overnight

Crib In The Square Damaged Again Overnight

December 21, 2016 at 10:40 am 3 comments

YET again, there has been damage caused to the Crib in the Square. People walking to work through the Square this morning were greeted with the sight of broken perspex, cut light cables and statues knocked over. The damage has been reported to gardaí who are looking for anyone who […]

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The Kerry ‘Shtar Wars’ Video Has Reached Some Very Famous People

The Kerry ‘Shtar Wars’ Video Has Reached Some Very Famous People

December 20, 2016 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we told you about the Kerry ‘Shtar Wars’ video made by the third year Music Technology BA students of IT Tralee. Well it seems to have caught the attention of some very famous people. It made its way to Graham Norton, who famously featured the Pulp Fiction ‘Kerry Shytle’ video […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

December 19, 2016 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The lotto was held in Glenduff Manor on the 12th December for a jackpot of €5,900.  Numbers drawn were 8,9,20,24,  There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Caroline O Connell, c/o Paula Silles 2. Niamh Kearney, c/o Tom Leen 3. Michael Buckley, Ballymac 4. Paddy Dineen, c/o Tom Leen 5. […]

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Mollie Casey and Róisín Sheehy

Fantastic Events Planned For Christmas Spraoi In Tralee

November 22, 2016 at 10:14 am 1 comment

OFFICE Chair Racing, free parking, food markets, fun runs and much more are included in the exciting Christmas Spraoi in Tralee which runs from November 26th to New Year’s Eve. To kick things off, Kieran Donaghy will join the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O’Brien to switch on the Christmas Lights in […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

November 14, 2016 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 10,13,14 & 26. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Tommy Brosnan Lohercannon, Jimmy Mulligan Tonevane, Caroline Clapham c/o Betty’s, Kathleen Mason c/o Tony Casey and Dermot Waugh Derrymore East. Next week’s […]

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Katie Ross, Tralee, at the Ceol an Geimhridh competition at IT Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: IT Tralee Hosts Musicians From All Over Kerry For ‘Ceol An Geimhridh’ Competition

November 13, 2016 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY saw hundreds of musicians, singers and dancers compete to represent Kerry in the Munster finals of ‘Ceol an Geimhridh’ to be held in Limerick in February. IT Tralee was a hive of activity as musicians and singers from all over the county competed for county titles. This winter competition in the Comhaltas […]

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The Roses and the large crowd present at the civic reception on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mayor Meets With Representatives From Rose Festival To Discuss Issues

September 27, 2016 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee has met with representatives of the Rose of Tralee Festival to discuss the positives and negatives of the event this year and dealing with issues in the future. Yesterday morning, at a meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors, Mayor Terry O’Brien said the Festival contributes enormously to the town and […]

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One Kerry Winner At Top Hospitality Awards In Dublin

One Kerry Winner At Top Hospitality Awards In Dublin

September 21, 2016 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST one Kerry establishment won at the 2017 Georgina Campbell Awards held today at Bord Bia in Dublin. The renowned Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant in Cromane won the Seafood Restaurant of the Year category in the annual food and hospitality awards, which are highly sought after. The award winners are selected based on the reports […]

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Mercy Mounthawk To Host Top Schools Basketball Action This Weekend

Mercy Mounthawk To Host Top Schools Basketball Action This Weekend

September 2, 2016 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk will again host their annual invitational tournament this weekend. It is the seventh year running of the tournament where the best school teams from all over Ireland are invited down to battle in Mounthawk school gym. Mounthawk are defending champions from last year, but will face some stiff competition […]

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