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Janet Boyle, Robert McGovern, Rebecca McGovern, Sheridan McGovern, Oliver McGovern, Sharon Healy and Sean McGovern at the Alan McGovern Memorial UHK Soccer Tournament at Tralee Dynamos pitch on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Alan Remembered By UHK Staff With Memorial Soccer Tournament

July 17, 2018 at 10:57 am 0 comments

STAFF from University Hospital Kerry gathered at Tralee Dynamos pitch on Saturday for a day to remember a much-loved colleague. Alan McGovern was just 52 when he passed away in July 2017 and it was decided to hold a soccer tournament and family fun day in his memory. Eight men’s […]

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Gardaí Discover Cannabis Grow House And Seize €31,500 Of Drugs In Castleisland

Gardaí Discover Cannabis Grow House And Seize €31,500 Of Drugs In Castleisland

July 17, 2018 at 10:08 am 0 comments

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 40s and seized approximately €25,500 worth of suspected cannabis plants and €6,000 worth of various other drugs following the discovery of a grow house in Cahereen Heights, Castleisland on Monday. At approximately 5:30pm, Gardaí from the Tralee District Drugs Unit carried out a […]

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At the launch of the 2018 Sandra Keane U13 North Kerry Ladies blitz were new Sponsors Liam and Bernie Davis Liber House Tralee .. photo L to R .. Frank Mc Loghlin NKLGFA,Christena Curtin NKLGFA,Rory Kikgallen NKLGFA, Liam Davis ,Bernie Davis Liber House Sponsors,James Hayes NKLGFA, Troy O Connell NKLGFA, John Keane (late Sandra Keane’s Father)

Hundreds To Take Part In Sandra Keane Under 13 Ladies Football Blitz

July 17, 2018 at 9:34 am 0 comments

THE 5th annual Sandra Keane u/13 ladies football blitz will take place on Saturday, July 28 at the John Mitchels sports complex Tralee with a starting time of 10 am. The tournament, which is run by the North Kerry ladies football board, has been a massive success since it was […]

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Pictured today, Mon 16th July at the launch of the new, user friendly Kerry Tourism Brochure by the Tourism Unit of Kerry County Council are from left Joan McCarthy, Head of Tourism, Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, John Edwards, Wild Water Adventures, Fiona Monaghan, Head of Product Development, Fáilte Ireland and Moira Murrell, Chief Execeutive, Kerry County Council. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. No fee for repro.

New Brochure Of Kerry’s Wide Range Of Tourism Attractions Launched

July 16, 2018 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW, comprehensive and user-friendly brochure highlighting the wide and diverse range of activities and attractions on offer to locals and visitors in the county has been published by the Tourism Unit of Kerry County Council. The 170-page brochure was launched at County Buildings today by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry […]

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Gardaí Investigate Incidents Of Assault And Burglary In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Incidents Of Assault And Burglary In Tralee

July 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating after a man was assaulted with a crutch in the town centre. The incident took place in the Square/Abbeycourt area in the past number of days and was posted on social media. Gardaí have seen footage of the incident and are looking to speak to the people […]

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Council Publishes Masterplan For Island Of Geese Site

Council Publishes Masterplan For Island Of Geese Site

July 16, 2018 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has published the draft masterplan for the development of Tralee Town Centre West and the Island of Geese site in the town. The draft plan, completed by Reddy Architecture and Urbanism provides an overarching design concept and architectural framework for the development of the area which includes […]

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Ciara Hurley, Colin McCarthy, Holly O'Byrne, Samantha Murphy, Cilla Beer and Katie O'Keeffe at the start of 'Sandstorm' on Ballyheigue beach on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tackling The ‘Sandstorm’ In Ballyheigue

July 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather played ball on Saturday as many fit participants took the Spin Southwest ‘Sandstorm’ challenge. It was pretty windy and the sun didn’t appear that much, but the participants had great fun at the Fanta-sponsored event on Ballyheigue beach. The 5k course was full of challenging obstacles including a […]

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Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted For Carvery Pub Of The Year

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted For Carvery Pub Of The Year

July 16, 2018 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn has been shortlisted in the annual Knorr Great Carvery Pub of the Year competition. The Rock Street hostelry is one of three pubs shortlisted for the Munster final of the competition with the winner going forward to Great Carvery Pub of the Year National Final. The Brogue […]

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PHOTOS: More From The Colour Dash For Crumlin Hospital (Part 2)

July 15, 2018 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was certainly a bright morning at Tralee Bay Wetlands as participants took to the road for the Colour Dash for Crumlin Children’s Hospital. Around 300 people took part and they were covered in paint dust by the finish of the 5k course. We brought you some images earlier (click […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 15, 2018 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it… Doing great work for Tralee… Clean up at Canal #Tralee […]

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PHOTOS: Explosions Of Colour At Fundraising Fun Run (Part 1)

July 15, 2018 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be washing machines working overtime today after around 300 people got pasted with coloured paint at a wonderful fundraiser this morning from Tralee Bay Wetlands. This was the second Colour Dash for Crumlin Children’s Hospital organised by Micheál Dillon of Kinetic Health And Fitness. He said he was delighted with […]

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Roger Harty: Ego

Roger Harty: Ego

July 15, 2018 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

I PURPOSEFULLY left this little word stand alone in its own right without adding or subtracting  to the title. I suppose the underlying reason for this is to show how three simple letters can describe something (is it even a thing?) that can play such a powerful part in our lives. […]

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Amber and Jacinta Hobbert at the Friends of University Hospital Kerry fundraiser at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fun Night For A Great Cause As Friends Of UHK Go To The Dogs

July 14, 2018 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE crowds turned out once again at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium as the Friends of University Hospital Kerry held their annual fundraising night at the dogs. Over €70,000 was raised at the event in 2017 enabling the hospital to buy vital equipment and it’s hoped the thousands raised last night […]

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Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven with Eileen Whelan of Paco Tralee and Mary Lynch of the Jamie Wrenn/Mike Dean Memorial Walk at Paco on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paco Raises Hundreds For Recovery Haven With Fashion/Coffee Morning

July 14, 2018 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER in a town centre boutique raised around €370 for Recovery Haven yesterday in a great morning of fashion and fun. Paco held another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings on Friday and not only did they raise cash for Recovery Haven, but also raised awareness of the upcoming annual […]

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Liam Horan, Tom Foley and Marilyn O'Shea of the Born To Run Club with the shield and medals from the 40 Mile Ultra Marathon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Born To Run Club Prepares For 40 Mile Ultra Marathon

July 14, 2018 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Born To Run Marathon Club in Tralee is gearing up for a major event at the end of the month with their 40 Mile Ultra Marathon. This is the fourth year of the event where runners of all levels can mix, in a fun filled welcoming atmosphere and the good […]

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Know Your Rights: What You Can Do About Noisy Neighbours

July 14, 2018 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: Our neighbours often have noisy parties that keep us awake at night. We don’t really want to call the Gardaí – what else can we do? Answer: Noise nuisance can […]

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McCann At The Movies: Mediocre ‘Skyscraper’ Just About Gets Off First Floor

July 14, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s star quality just about saves ‘Skyscraper’… After a two week summer break from the big screen, I was looking forward to catching the latest B movie blockbuster from the ever watchable and dependable Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. His MO in Hollywood seems to […]

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Jack Barry on the attack. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Galway On Sunday

July 13, 2018 at 8:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY begin their All-Ireland Super 8 series journey on Sunday and the side to face Galway has just been announced. It features one change from the side that beat Cork convincingly in the Munster final three weeks ago. Kevin McCarthy replaces Micheál Burns at No.10. A win would be a huge […]

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Stefan Okunbor with his man of the match award. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Team Named For U20 All-Ireland Semi-Final Against Kildare

July 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry U20 team go in search of an All-Ireland place when they play Kildare in the semi-final in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick tomorrow at 4pm. Despite convincing wins over Limerick, Waterford and Cork along the way, they will take nothing for granted against Kildare who beat Dublin in […]

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Kerry U21B Hurling Team Announced For All-Ireland Quarter-Final

July 13, 2018 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry U21 Hurling Team to play Kildare in the Richie McElligott Cup tomorrow in Limerick has been announced. The game against Kildare, which throws in at 2pm, forms part of a double-header with the Kerry Under 20 footballers taking on the Lilywhites  at 4pm. The team is as follows; […]

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PHOTOS: Irish Names Added To Buildings On Milk Market Lane

July 13, 2018 at 2:16 pm 1 comment

IF you’ve been down Milk Market Lane in the past couple of weeks, you may have noticed some nice new additions to the walls. While the murals have really brightened up the area since they were painted in March, the old Irish names of the people who lived in the […]

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New Tralee Brand To Be Launched Next Week

New Tralee Brand To Be Launched Next Week

July 13, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will officially launch the new Tralee brand next week, part of a plan to attract business and tourism to the town. It will be launched by former Tanaiste, Dick Spring in Siamsa Tire Theatre Tralee on Tuesday. The event will outline plans for job creation and attracting […]

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Having fun during the charity Colour Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

July 13, 2018 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

The searing heat is gone and we might even see (whisper it) a shower or two over the next couple of days. No matter, you can still enjoy these events around Tralee… Friday 1. Go to the dogs… It’s set to be another wonderful night at the dogs on Friday […]

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DJs, Barbecues And Fun At ‘Gin-Fest’ This Weekend

DJs, Barbecues And Fun At ‘Gin-Fest’ This Weekend

July 13, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something different when heading out this weekend, Alfie’s second annual Gin-Fest takes place at The Ashe Hotel tonight and Saturday night. It all kicks off on this evening with the return of their popular Wine-Down Friday from 5pm with a live DJ, a brand new sharing platter […]

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Anna To Fly The Flag For Kerry At Miss Universe Ireland

July 12, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY model has been selected as a finalist in the Miss Universe Ireland Pageant Anna Cahill (21) from Rossbeigh, will go forward to the contest which takes place on Thursday, August 2 at the Mansion House, Dublin. “I am thrilled to be a finalist in Miss Universe Ireland and represent my […]

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Ferris Writes To UHK Management About Waiting Times At Hospital

Ferris Writes To UHK Management About Waiting Times At Hospital

July 12, 2018 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has written to University Hospital Kerry Management and the HSE about current waiting times at A&E at the Hospital. Speaking today, Deputy Ferris said; “Having been contacted by a number of patients and their families who had the misfortune to have had to present to […]

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Participants make it home at the Spin SouthWest Sandstorm event at Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Sandstorm’ Rolls Into Ballyheigue Again This Weekend

July 12, 2018 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S proved massively popular over the past few years and now it returns to Ballyheigue beach this Saturday. Spin Southwest’s ‘Sandstorm’, sponsored by Fanta, will see hundreds of people take on the 5k race starting from 12 noon. The run is full of challenging obstacles including a tyre mound, the net crawl and […]

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Friends Of UHK Look Forward To Night At The Dogs

Friends Of UHK Look Forward To Night At The Dogs

July 12, 2018 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be another wonderful night at the dogs on Friday as the Friends of University Hospital Kerry hold their annual fundraiser. Over €70,000 was raised at the event at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in 2017. With the funds raised, the Friends of University Hospital Kerry donated a Cardiac […]

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Lay it on me!..Runners during the charity Colour Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Colour Dash For Crumlin Hospital At The Wetlands This Sunday

July 12, 2018 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year’s event was a fantastic success and Sunday is set to be no different as the Crumlin Colour Dash returns. Around 350 took part in last year’s September’s event in aid of Crumlin Children’s Hospital, organised by Micheál Dillon of Kinetic Health And Fitness. The run this Sunday starts […]

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Tralee Jobless Figure Increases For Second Month In A Row

Tralee Jobless Figure Increases For Second Month In A Row

July 12, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of people signing on the Live Register in Tralee in June has increased for the second month in a row according to the latest data from the  Central Statistics Office. There were 3,746 people on the register in June, an increase of 20 on the May figure. It’s […]

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