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Kerry Minor Team Named For Tipperary Match

April 9, 2018 at 5:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to face Tipperary in the the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship quarter-final this Wednesday at 7pm  in Semple Stadium, Thurles, has been named. The team, captained by Paul O’Shea is as follows; Marc Kelliher — Gleann Fleisce 2. Conor Flannery — Daingean Uí Chúis 3. Kieran O Donoghue — An Leigiún […]

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Two People Die In Pony And Cart Accident At Gap Of Dunloe

Two People Die In Pony And Cart Accident At Gap Of Dunloe

April 9, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO people have died after an accident involving a pony and cart on the Gap of Dunloe. A man and a woman in their 60s, from Arizona in the United States, were fatally injured when the horse and carriage they were travelling in went off the road. They were pronounced […]

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An Garda Síochána

Gardaí To Crackdown On Seat Belt Offences This Week

April 9, 2018 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry are to conduct an operation this Thursday and Friday to crackdown on seat belt offences. They say the message still isn’t getting through to some people about the necessity in buckling up and how it can prevent serious injuries in a road accident. With the kids back […]

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Gardaí Urge Cyclists To Be Vigilant After Bike Thefts In Tralee

Gardaí Urge Cyclists To Be Vigilant After Bike Thefts In Tralee

April 9, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning bicycle owners to be vigilant after a number of thefts in Tralee and around the county. They say they have noticed a trend that thefts increased around Tralee, especially during the Easter holidays. They are advising people to take precautions and that if your bike is stolen, […]

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REPORT: Kerry Book Place In Division 3 Final After Victory Over Clare

REPORT: Kerry Book Place In Division 3 Final After Victory Over Clare

April 9, 2018 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

By Risteárd Ó Fuaráin The Kerry Camogie Team will face Roscommon in the Littlewoods Ireland Division 3 Final after a strong performance against Clare at Tom Healy Park, Abbeydorney on Sunday. Prior to the game, a minute’s silence was observed to remember Oisín Cahill and Darragh Killeen, brother and cousin […]

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The Blasket Islands Centre

€2.25m Investment For Work On Blasket Centre

April 9, 2018 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland, in partnership with the OPW, has today announced a major investment of €2.25 million in the Blasket Centre in Kerry, to enhance the visitor experience at the OPW site. The investment, which forms part of Fáilte Ireland’s strategic partnership with the OPW, will see the development of a new walkway […]

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PHOTOS: Tenacity Performers’ Show ‘Woz’ Just Brilliant In Siamsa

April 9, 2018 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE entertainment from local groups has been fantastic over the past few weeks with the Light Opera Society of Tralee and Bryan Carr’s Tenacity School of Performing Arts both putting on amazing shows. On Sunday it was the turn of the Tenacity School of Performing Arts to showcase their talent […]

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Tralee’s Jobless Number Decreases In March

Tralee’s Jobless Number Decreases In March

April 9, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER rising steadily since October, the number of people signing on in Tralee dropped last month. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show that there were 3,846 on the Tralee live register in March, a decrease of 126 on February’s  number. In the past year, the number of people […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

Na Gaeil v Finuge Match Abandoned Due To Injuries

April 8, 2018 at 7:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mike O’Halloran was at the Junior Premier Club Championship match between Na Gaeil and Finuge which had to be abandoned this afternoon… Finuge 0-4 Na Gaeil 0-4 (match abandoned after 20 minutes) What began as a very lively competitive encounter between Finuge and Na Gaeil ended after 20 minutes […]

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Barry John Keane gets past David Naughton in the Kerins O'Rahillys v Dr Crokes match on Sunday in Strand Road. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Day For The Black And Amber As Stacks And Crokes Win

April 8, 2018 at 6:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks prevailed in a tough encounter in Connolly Park but Kerins O’Rahillys came up short in the Senior Club Championship Round 2 games played in town on Sunday afternoon. Stacks hosted An Ghaeltacht and won by 0-16 to 1-9. The Rockies went ahead in the opening minute and never […]

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Free Screening Of Film On ‘Why We Cycle’

Free Screening Of Film On ‘Why We Cycle’

April 8, 2018 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

ONE for anyone interested in cycling and what it can do for our society. Kerry Cycling Campaign presents ‘Why We Cycle’ a new documentary which explores the needs and motivations of everyday cyclists. “Why We Cycle” takes a ride with ordinary cyclists and specialists from a variety of disciplines. These conversations […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 8, 2018 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. 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)… A tourist enjoys his pint… Day 4 in Ireland. Sean […]

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Cyclists gather before the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil Prepares For Annual Cycle Fundraiser

April 8, 2018 at 11:42 am 1 comment

IT’S normally held at the end of August, but this year’s annual Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle has been brought forward to April and it’s set to draw a big entry. In fact, with the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle coming up it’s a perfect way to practice for it […]

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Pixie McKenna launching the awards.

Nominations Sought For National GP Awards

April 8, 2018 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

GPBuddy.ie, Ireland’s most widely used online resource for GPs, is calling on GPs in Kerry to nominate themselves and their colleagues for the third annual GPBuddy.ie National GP Awards. The GPBuddy.ie National GP Awards recognise excellence in General Practice and Primary Care in Ireland. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony hosted by television […]

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Christopher Mongans with Tommy Kelliher and Donie Jack Griffin after he won the All-Ireland title.

Tralee Has A New All-Ireland Boxing Champion

April 7, 2018 at 9:52 pm Comments are Disabled

By Donie Jack Griffin A YOUNG Tralee boxer has won an All-Ireland title in Dublin. Chris Mongans is an All Ireland Champion (Boy 2 54Kg) and the improvement in this young man since winning his County Championship in February is largely down to the young fella’s attitude to work. He […]

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Choreographer/artistic director Jackie O'Mahoney with the contestants in the upcoming Churchill GAA Lip Sing Battle. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Churchill GAA ‘Lip Sing Battle’ Contestants

April 7, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

WE can expect some amazing performances, slick moves, colourful costumes and lots of laughter next month when 11 acts take to the stage for Churchill GAA’s ‘Lip Sing Battle’. Following on from their hugely successful ‘Strictly’ event in 2017, the club has gone for a different type of show and […]

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The railings at Tralee Town Park will be brightened up this summer.

Artists Will Have A Great Place To Park Their Paintings This Summer

April 7, 2018 at 10:28 am 2 comments

THE railings at the Town Park will resemble those at St Stephen’s Green in Dublin this summer in a new initiative to bring even more colour to the area. Tralee Chamber Alliance is organising an outdoor exhibition space called ‘Art in the Park Tralee’. This event will provide artists an opportunity to […]

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Know Your Rights: Voting In The Forthcoming Referendum

April 7, 2018 at 10:27 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: How do I check if I can vote in the forthcoming referendum? If I’m not in Ireland on polling day, can I still vote? Answer: To vote in a […]

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Ready Player One.

McCann At The Movies: A Visually Stunning Blockbuster From Spielberg

April 7, 2018 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, was blown away by ‘Ready Player One’ which is a must for retro gaming fans… After dealing with a more serious subject matter earlier in the year with ‘The Post’, iconic director Steven Spielberg returns this time around to the genre that he more or […]

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Launching the 'Ask For Angela' campaign in Tralee on Friday were, Danny Leane of The Abbey Inn, Sgt Tim O'Keeffe, Bernie Moore of An Chearnóg, IT Tralee students Tomás Duane, Jacy Ybanez and Febielyne Nicolas and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Ask For Angela’ Campaign To Help People Feel Safer On Night Out

April 6, 2018 at 10:35 pm Comments are Disabled

PUBS in Tralee, supported by local Gardaí, have backed Tralee Chamber Alliance’s roll-out of the ‘Ask For Angela’initiative for people who feel unsafe on a night out. The campaign encourages people who might find themselves in an uncomfortable situation to ‘Ask for Angela’ at the bar. When a customer uses the code-phrase ‘Ask For […]

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Christopher Mongans with his Coach Doniejack Griffin after his win in the National Stadium on Thur evening

Tralee Boxer To Fight For All-Ireland Title On Saturday

April 6, 2018 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG Tralee boxer will fight for an All-Ireland on Saturday morning. Christopher Mongans of Tralee Boxing Club will take to the ring to compete for an All Ireland Boy 2 54Kg title after a convincing 5-0 win over much fancied Jake Buckley Rosslare B.C at the National Stadium on […]

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Mike Edgar who will abseil down Croke Park for charity.

Tralee Man Plans To Abseil Down Croke Park For Charity

April 6, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man is going to abseil down Croke Park to raise awareness of a mental health support organisation. Mike Edgar, a student in IT Tralee, decided to take on the challenge because he is passionate about the issue of mental health. The former Mercy Mounthawk student has set up […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Blennerville School To Host The ‘Gangsters’ For Fundraiser

April 6, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE Playschool is holding a Food Demonstration in association with Croí Restaurant next weekend. The renowned Tralee Culinary Gangsters will be demonstrating how to cook wild, local, fresh foraged food at Blennerville school on Sunday, April 15 at 1pm. This promises to be a fun-filled, family-friendly event and adults are asked […]

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Final Preparations In Place For Musical Society’s ‘Children Of Eden’

Final Preparations In Place For Musical Society’s ‘Children Of Eden’

April 6, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

NOT long to go now. Following on from the huge success of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ staged in 2017, the award-winning Tralee Musical Society (TMS) will present ‘Children of Eden’ next week in what is an eagerly anticipated production. The show will run nightly from Wednesday, April 11 to Saturday, April […]

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Barry John Keane and Colm Cooper tangle. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

April 6, 2018 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

The Easter holidays are coming to an end but there’s still a few things to do over the weekend… Friday 1. Getting lippy in Churchill… With just a month a go, the Churchill GAA Club Lip Sing 2018 event will be officially launched at the Oyster Tavern tonight. The contestants […]

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Keeping Up A Time-Honoured Tradition At The US Masters

Keeping Up A Time-Honoured Tradition At The US Masters

April 6, 2018 at 10:40 am 1 comment

WELL you have to keep some traditions, don’t you? I mean it’s been going for, oh, a whole six years now, so I mean it wouldn’t be the same sitting down to watch the US Masters without a Kerry jersey flashing across our screens. It all started in 2012 with […]

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Martin Bealin, Eddie Attwell and Tom Flavin who will appear at the Taste Kerry event later this month at the ITT.

Taste Kerry Event Is A Must For People In Food Industry

April 5, 2018 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

TASTE Kerry’s Annual Food Showcase will see the launch of the Kerry Seafood Resource pack, an in-depth exploration of Kerry’s Fishing Industry and its communities, a valuable resource developed for the hospitality and tourism industry. The one-day TasteKerry Food Showcase will be held at IT Tralee on April 26, 9.00 am – […]

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‘Spring Into Storytime’ To Entertain Children On Saturdays At Tralee Library

‘Spring Into Storytime’ To Entertain Children On Saturdays At Tralee Library

April 5, 2018 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a great idea to get kids reading this season. ‘Spring into Story-time’ is back on Saturdays this April at Tralee Library. These events provide an ideal opportunity for children to take time to enjoy stories in their local library and experience reading as an activity which is fun, entertaining and […]

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The principal cast members in 'Hairspray' from the Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Super Entertainment At ‘Hairspray’ In Siamsa Tíre

April 5, 2018 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE young actors, singers and dancers from the Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts put on a marvellous show at Siamsa Tíre this week. In four performances over Tuesday and Wednesday they thrilled hundreds of people of all ages with the popular musical based on the 1988 John Waters movie […]

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Circuit Of Kerry Rally To Thrill Motorsport Fans This Sunday

Circuit Of Kerry Rally To Thrill Motorsport Fans This Sunday

April 5, 2018 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

The Rose Hotel will be a hive of activity this Sunday as the base for the Circuit of Kerry Rally which has attracted a strong entry field this year. Martin Walsh previews what’s to come… The splendid and iconic west Kerry scenery provides the backdrop to Sunday’s second round of […]

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