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Geaney To Start In Place Of Captain Donaghy For The Final

Geaney To Start In Place Of Captain Donaghy For The Final

September 17, 2015 at 8:51 pm Comments are Disabled

SO now we know. The Kerry senior team has been named for Sunday and Kieran Donaghy will have to settle for a place on the bench with Paul Geaney coming in at full forward for the decider against Dublin. Elsewhere, Fionn Fitzgerald and Aidan O’Mahony come into the full back line […]

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Tralee Gardaí Investigating Break-In At Heiton Buckley Yard In Clash

Tralee Gardaí Investigating Break-In At Heiton Buckley Yard In Clash

September 17, 2015 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  A NUMBER of chainsaws were stolen and a window broken after a break in at the Heiton Buckley site at the Clash Industrial Estate over the weekend. The robbery occurred sometime between the hours of lunchtime on Saturday and the early hours of Monday morning. Gardaí are currently investigating the break […]

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Marcus Howlett, in the IT Tralee North Campus wearing the colours with pride. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

FINAL COUNTDOWN: A Die-Hard Dub’s Week Behind Enemy Lines

September 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  THROUGHOUT the year, they walk among us, but in the lead up to an All-Ireland final against Dublin, the presence of those neighbours who’ve swapped City life for the Kingdom is more keenly felt. Marcus Howlett, is well known to the running fraternity in Tralee, having set up the […]

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PHOTOS: Fans Make The Effort By Decorating Their Houses In Green And Gold

PHOTOS: Fans Make The Effort By Decorating Their Houses In Green And Gold

September 17, 2015 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A QUICK drive around the outskirts of town and in a few estates showed Tralee folk are making the effort to show their support for the Kerry teams. We noticed while going through the Mitchels Road, that there were plenty of flags and bunting on view, so we decided to go left […]

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FINAL COUNTDOWN: A Tale Of Three Seasons For Strand Road Contingent

FINAL COUNTDOWN: A Tale Of Three Seasons For Strand Road Contingent

September 17, 2015 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

IN the annals of Kerry football only one other club has contributed more men to senior cause than Kerins O’Rahilly’s. Town rivals, John Mitchels, with 48 players, are the only team that have provided more players for Kerry in the history of inter-county football. Kerins O’Rahilly’s supplied 47 and Austin Stacks at 46 make […]

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PHOTOS: Mark Hamill Was Pulling Pints In Portmagee Last Night

PHOTOS: Mark Hamill Was Pulling Pints In Portmagee Last Night

September 17, 2015 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

LEGENDARY Star Wars actor Mark Hamill took a break from his hectic filming schedule last night to try his hand at a different kind of trick when he was filmed pulling pints in The Bridge Bar, Portmagee last night. The Luke Skywalker actor is down around these parts as he […]

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Derek Kidney, outside his 'Kerry Shop' on Rock Street has everything that a supporter might need. Photo by Fergus Dennehy.

PHOTOS: Green And Gold Galore As Local Businesses Show Their Support Ahead Of The Final

September 17, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a great sense of excitement all around the town as the day of the All Ireland Final clash with Dublin approaches with local businesses keen to show their support to the team ahead of the match. TraleeToday.ie were out and about yesterday afternoon capturing a selection of the […]

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VIDEO: Hear Tralee Band Rouge’s Catchy Song ‘The Gooch & His Boots’

VIDEO: Hear Tralee Band Rouge’s Catchy Song ‘The Gooch & His Boots’

September 17, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE band Rouge, featuring Paudie Hobbert, have recorded quite a catchy song ahead of the upcoming All-Ireland Final clash with Dublin. Entitled ‘The Gooch & His Boots’, it tells the tale of Kerry’s trip through this year’s championship where they beat Tipperary Cork, Kildare and Tyrone along the way. There are a […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí To Showcase Its Great Facilities At Open Day

Coláiste Gleann Lí To Showcase Its Great Facilities At Open Day

September 17, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

  AN Open Day for Coláiste Gleann Lí Post Primary School in Clash takes place on Saturday, October 17th from 10am to 1pm. The school has been growing in popularity and enrolments since it was relaunched and rebranded over a year ago. The initial relaunch saw plans for a two […]

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PHOTOS: Kelliher Leads CBS To Victory In Dunloe Cup Tie

PHOTOS: Kelliher Leads CBS To Victory In Dunloe Cup Tie

September 17, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

  Dunloe Cup Round 2, John Mitchels Pitch CBS The Green  2-12 Mercy Mounthawk  3-7 (Photos and report from CBS The Green) MICHAEL Kelliher scored eight points as CBS beat Mercy Mounthawk in the second round of the Dunloe Cup on Tuesday at the John Mitchels grounds. This result means that […]

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PHOTOS: Why The Long Face?…Paddy Goes For A Pint In Purtills

PHOTOS: Why The Long Face?…Paddy Goes For A Pint In Purtills

September 16, 2015 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT looks like the craic has begun in earnest in north Kerry as racing and football fever has combined to create an electric atmosphere. These were the scenes captured by photographer Don MacMonagle in The Ocean Bar in Ballybunion on Wednesday as Paddy the Horse paid a visit to […]

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Junior Infant students in Blennerville National School were, from left, front: Dara Cronin, Callum Flynn, Rian Flynn and Ruby Foley. Back: Jake Moriarty Kelly, Barry O'Sullivan, Wiktor Kopec and Rory O'Brien Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Blennerville Schoolkids Show Their Pride In The Green and Gold

September 16, 2015 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE NS their ‘Jersey Day’ on Tuesday in anticipation of the big matches on Sunday in Croker. Schoolchildren from junior infants up to sixth class rolled out the green and gold for the day adding a splash of All-Ireland colour to the place. “There’s a load of excitement in the […]

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PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Under 13 Tournament Another Huge Success

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Under 13 Tournament Another Huge Success

September 16, 2015 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

  Adrienne McLoughlin reports on the Lee Strand Austin Stacks Under 13 tournament held on Saturday and Sunday at Connolly Park… THE annual Lee Strand Austin Stacks Under 13 tournament was another huge success over the weekend. Three trophies were up for grabs with 16 teams taking part in this year’s competition. […]

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Bridie Howard, Noreen Lynch and Gráinne Howard at the 'Mad For Sam' Irish TV show in the Fels Point Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fans Go ‘Mad For Sam’ At Irish TV Show Broadcast

September 16, 2015 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry faithful turned up at the Fels Point Hotel last night for the live broadcast of ‘Mad For Sam’. The Irish TV production, hosted by Brian Hurley and Síle Ní Dheargáin, had a great atmosphere with some Kerry legends giving their views on the match while Kerry GAA officials […]

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Building On John Joe Sheehy Road Goes On The Market for €1.25m

Building On John Joe Sheehy Road Goes On The Market for €1.25m

September 16, 2015 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL RETAIL complex located near the centre of the town that features with it 23 apartments has gone on sale by private treaty with the market price for €1.25m. The complex is located on John Joe Sheehy Road and is made up of an 8,000 square feet ground floor retail […]

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VIDEO: Three Kerry Legends Reminisce Ahead Of Final In This Great Clip

VIDEO: Three Kerry Legends Reminisce Ahead Of Final In This Great Clip

September 16, 2015 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THREE bona fide legends of Kerry football met up on a couch in Waterville to discuss games gone by and this Sunday’s Kerry v Dublin, final. Along with the football talk, Mick O’Dwyer, Maurice Fitzgerald and Darragh, attempt to out-rogue each other and talk Dublin up a bit at times, […]

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Darragh Paints A Funny Picture Of Losing An All-Ireland…But Calls Kerry To Win This One

Darragh Paints A Funny Picture Of Losing An All-Ireland…But Calls Kerry To Win This One

September 16, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

YOU can nearly, always count on a Darragh O’Se article in The Irish Times, to give you at least one decent chuckle. This week, while lamenting the sadness of an All-Ireland Final loss around the county he uses the sight of a lonely flag in Glenbeigh to humorous to effect, […]

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VIDEO: St John’s Parochial School Pupils Tell Kerry To ‘Fight For The Sam’

VIDEO: St John’s Parochial School Pupils Tell Kerry To ‘Fight For The Sam’

September 16, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

AND the songs keep on coming… With just days to go until the All-Ireland final, schoolchildren from all over Tralee have been wearing the green and gold and singing their support for the Kerry team. The kids at St John’s Parochial School have made a great video to the tune of […]

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Ballyduff Native Is London Kerry Person Of The Year

Ballyduff Native Is London Kerry Person Of The Year

September 16, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

A WEMBLEY-BASED ground work contractor who celebrates 30 years in business this year has been awarded one of the most important Irish community awards in Britain. Gerry Rochford has been named as the winner of the prestigious London Kerry Person of the Year award for 2015. The Ballyduff native was selected […]

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Zoe’s World: We Are All Entitled To Our Opinions…Just Don’t Shove It Down People’s Throats!

Zoe’s World: We Are All Entitled To Our Opinions…Just Don’t Shove It Down People’s Throats!

September 16, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

  WE are granted a lot of things in this day and age. One of the most powerful being free speech. I believe that everyone is entitled to their own opinion. I can’t see it any other way. It would be like saying that we aren’t allowed to form our […]

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Irish Naval Service rescuing migrants from an overcrowded boat in  June

Council Official Says Refugees Won’t Impact Too Much On Kerry Housing List

September 15, 2015 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE 11 refugee families set to arrive in Tralee and Killarney in November and a further 16 families in January and February, will not impact too much on the housing list according to the Director of Services in Kerry County Council. Forty-five is the number of first phase refugees coming to Kerry, with […]

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Kerry School Of Music News

Kerry School Of Music News

September 15, 2015 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Class resumption Classes resumed in all centres last Monday, September 14th. Access Fund Scholarships With the generous support of our teachers, families and private, business and corporate friends,  a limited number of scholarships is made available annually to provide access to the full range of Kerry School of Music classes to […]

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Kieran Donaghy contests a ball with Rory O'Carroll. Photo by Dermot Crean.

FINAL COUNTDOWN: Three Key Tactical Decisions To Be Made If Kerry Are To Make It No.38

September 15, 2015 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at three key areas where Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s tactical guile will prove invaluable if Kerry are to win title No.38… ONE of the main buzzwords you’ll hear in the run up to the All-Ireland Final is ‘versatility’. Eamonn Fitzmaurice has shown this in spades so far in his […]

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Barry John Keane, in hot pursuit of Dublin's Cian O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

The Bidding War For An All-Ireland Ticket Has Gone Over The €2,000 Mark On eBay

September 15, 2015 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S fair to say that spare tickets for the upcoming All Ireland Final between Kerry and Dublin are few and far between at the moment. The clash of the two heavyweights has left those GAA fans lucky enough to have secured a ticket, salivating at the thought of the match […]

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VIDEO: Watch This Freestyle Player Pull Off Some Amazing Skills In Kerry Jersey

VIDEO: Watch This Freestyle Player Pull Off Some Amazing Skills In Kerry Jersey

September 15, 2015 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH skills like this, you’d definitely know that this young man has some Kerry blood in him! Daniel Dennehy is a 3x Irish freestyle champion who was raised in Dublin, but who spent three years living here in Kerry with his Kingdom-born father. With the All-Ireland Final now fast approaching, […]

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Don’t Forget ‘Mad For Sam’ On Irish TV Tonight

Don’t Forget ‘Mad For Sam’ On Irish TV Tonight

September 15, 2015 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget that tonight, Irish TV will broadcast a special show on the All-Ireland Football Final from the Fels Point Hotel at 8pm. ‘Mad For Sam’ will showcase the wonderful passion for football here in the county with a host of legendary past players, including Ogie Moran, giving their insights and analysis ahead […]

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Tralee Businesses Raise €250,000 In Just Two Working Days For Austin Stack Park Development

Tralee Businesses Raise €250,000 In Just Two Working Days For Austin Stack Park Development

September 15, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

TWO working days was all it took for the business community in Tralee to achieve their target contribution figure within the overall one million euro fund to develop Austin Stack Park Tralee. A five year All-Ireland Final ticket-scheme, costing €1,000 a year for five years, was created to encourage businesses in […]

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VIDEO: Lifestyle Sports Team Upload Rugby World Cup #ForVictory Video

VIDEO: Lifestyle Sports Team Upload Rugby World Cup #ForVictory Video

September 15, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Manor West Lifestyle Sports team have shot and uploaded a ‘Drop Kick Goal Challenge’ video as part of the #ForVictory campaign around the upcoming Rugby World Cup. With Ireland set to kick off their RWC this coming Saturday, September 19, the #ForVictory hashtag has been adopted by many of the […]

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Orlagh Winters: Time To Give A Céad Míle Fáilte’ To Those Who Need It

Orlagh Winters: Time To Give A Céad Míle Fáilte’ To Those Who Need It

September 15, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

SELDOM in my life have I have ever been as upset at seeing a photo of the beautiful boy lying lifeless on the beach in Bodrum. This precious little boy was called Aylan and he perished along with his mother and brother on the way to what was perceived to be […]

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Tripadvisor Flags To Fly Proudly In Tralee

Tripadvisor Flags To Fly Proudly In Tralee

September 15, 2015 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has received the flags from TripAdvisor confirming Kerry’s capital town as one of Ireland’s top 10 towns based on ratings and reviews in the Annual Travellers’ Choice Awards. The flags will be proudly flown above Kerry County Museum in the Ashe Memorial Hall in the town centre, at the […]

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