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VIDEO: Stacks Get ‘Home’ Advantage For County Final

VIDEO: Stacks Get ‘Home’ Advantage For County Final

October 13, 2014 at 9:50 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks fans will be happy to know they have a ‘home’ venue for the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football final against Mid Kerry on Sunday, October 26. In a surprise move, the CCC decided on Monday night, to fix the game for Austin Stack Park at 3pm in two […]

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Man Pretending To Be From Irish Water Demanded €50 From Householders

Man Pretending To Be From Irish Water Demanded €50 From Householders

October 13, 2014 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are following a definite line of enquiry after reports of a man in his 20s claiming to be from Irish Water, went from door to door demanding money to connect the water supply in the past week. The man was in Rockwell Estate and the Oakpark area wearing a boiler suit as he […]

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Full Match Report/Photos: “To Get Back To A County Final Is Great” Says Donaghy

Full Match Report/Photos: “To Get Back To A County Final Is Great” Says Donaghy

October 13, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from yesterday’s Austin Stacks v Dingle county senior championship final in Austin Stack Park and talks to Kieran Donaghy… DONAGHY was the catalyst for the purple purple patch at the end of the first half which left Dingle’s hopes black and blue. On current form he is quite […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Former Tralee Councillors Receive over €111,000 In Retirement Payments

October 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm 2 comments

FORMER Tralee town councillors, who are now over 50, shared over €111,000 in retirement gratuities according to figures released by Kerry County Council. The six who receive the payments are Ted Fitzgerald (FF) €52,623; Johnnie Wall (FF) €28,851; Pat Hussey (FG) €16,650; Gillian Wharton-Slattery (Lab) €13,667; Mairead Fernane (FG) €8,316 and Dan Galvin (Lab) €5,154. Johnnie […]

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Launching the 'Chop Or Change' fundraiser to be held in aid of the Recovery Haven on Friday night in the Slieve Mish Bar were Eileen Kennedy, Recovery Haven; Charlotte Higgins, Sarah Higgins, Laura Bourke and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ladies To Get Chopping And Changing For Friday Fundraiser

October 13, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

TWO sisters have decided to raise funds for the Recovery Haven after the amazing care the centre showed for their aunt who passed away from cancer last year. Charlotte and Sarah Higgins are holding a ‘Chop Or Change’ event in the Slieve Mish Bar this Friday night at 8pm and […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí To Hold Open Day This Saturday

Coláiste Gleann Lí To Hold Open Day This Saturday

October 13, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

COLÁISTE Gleann Lí is gearing up for its inaugural Open Day this Saturday, October 18 from 10am to 1pm. The post primary school will display the new developments which have taken place to date on the campus in Clash. The former Tralee Community College now no longer exists and instead two separate entities- Coláiste […]

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Kieran Donaghy with customers and Tesco staff at the launch Tesco's year of events in aid of the Temple Street Children's Hospital on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Star’ Helps Tesco Launch Its Charity Campaign

October 13, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY star Kieran Donaghy took time out from his preparations for yesterday’s county championship battle with Dingle to help launch a charity campaign. Tesco Ireland have name Temple Street Children’s Hospital as their charity of the year and the Stacks man was happy to help out on Saturday. “Today [Saturday] we’ve […]

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Conor O'Mahony, Aine Daly, Brendan O'Connor and Michael Grimes with their awards at Mercy Mounthawk on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk School Honours Exceptional Students

October 13, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk held special awards ceremony on Saturday morning, to honour the students from the school who achieved over 600 points in the Leaving Certificate this year. Principal John O’Roarke presented the four teenagers with a special memento to mark the achievement while their families and staff from the school […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Much Praised Niche Beauty Products At O’Neill’s

Mary O’Donnell: Much Praised Niche Beauty Products At O’Neill’s

October 13, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Pharmacy Focus O’Neill’s Pharmacy, 3 Abbey Court, Tralee is one of the last remaining independent pharmacies in Tralee. Anne O’Neill, originally from the Oakpark, has over 25 years experience in community pharmacy having studied pharmacy in Trinity College. In the bustling Abbey Court area, O’Neill’s Pharmacy is busy dispensing  prescriptions both […]

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Deirdre, Karina and Kevin O'Carroll at the Austin Stacks v Dingle match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Stacks Fans Kidnap ‘Fungi’ For The Day

October 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks fans are renowned for the colour they bring to matches and Sunday was no exception. They even had a special guest in the form of Fungi dressed in an Austin Stacks jersey (see video below). The fans gathered at headquarters in Connolly Park and paraded up to Austin […]

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SPORT: Donaghy The X-Factor In Stacks’ Triumph

SPORT: Donaghy The X-Factor In Stacks’ Triumph

October 12, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from Austin Stack Park where Austin Stacks booked their place in the county final in two weeks time Austin Stacks 2-13 Dingle 1-9 KIERAN Donaghy was the main man for Stacks as they beat Dingle by seven points to book their place in the county final. Players […]

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At the Seroptimist Tralee 50th anniversary were, from Left: Etna Fitzgerald, Karen Ivers Keohane and Joan Ivors. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Soroptimists Celebrate 50 Years At The Meadowlands

October 12, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee branch of Soroptimist Ireland came together in the Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday night to celebrate 50 years of activity in Tralee. The Soroptimists are a ladies only club with their origins stemming from 1920’s USA. Since then the organisation has spread progressively worldwide. In attendance for the 50th year celebration were two […]

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PHOTOS: A Game Of Two Halves As Lixnaw Crowned Kerry Champs

PHOTOS: A Game Of Two Halves As Lixnaw Crowned Kerry Champs

October 12, 2014 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling expert, Mike O’Halloran, on the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Final replay on Saturday at Austin Stack Park… Lixnaw 1-12 Kilmoyley 0-12 Lixnaw completed the double in Kerry Hurling finals when they added the senior title to the minor title they won last week. I played in the […]

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Driven Ladies Hand Over Cheque For €5,407 To Recovery Haven

Driven Ladies Hand Over Cheque For €5,407 To Recovery Haven

October 12, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR north Kerry ladies handed over a cheque for €5,407 to the Recovery Haven on Friday night after they drove around the 32 counties in record time last month. Karen McKenna, Lixnaw, Nicola Baker from Abbeydorney and  Linda Murphy and Joanne Coffey from Ardfert took to the road from Abbeydorney on […]

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Roger Harty: The Inner Self

Roger Harty: The Inner Self

October 12, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IF I posed to you a simple question with the only requisite being that you reply with a simple Yes or No,  what answer would you give? Your answer must be what you truly believe to be true. Ok, here is the question: Is the abstract important? If your answer […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Perfect Recipe For Autumn/Winter

The Chef’s Table: A Perfect Recipe For Autumn/Winter

October 12, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ In Firies, has a great recipe for braised red cabbage… With the Autumn here and Winter just around the corner, I thought now is the perfect time to share my braised red cabbage recipe with you all. I love to serve this cabbage with game, […]

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Lorraine Counihan, Emma Healy and Catriona Walsh  at the Listellick NS 150th anniversary celebrations at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Mark Listellick NS 150th Anniversary At St Brendan’s

October 11, 2014 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A CROWD of about 500 people gathered in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday evening for a special celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of Listellick National School. Bishop Ray Browne was the chief celebrant assisted by 12 other clergymen and the Listellick choir provided an excellent musical […]

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Listellick Cover Girls Reunite Over 60 Years Later

Listellick Cover Girls Reunite Over 60 Years Later

October 11, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Listellick NS 150th anniversary celebrations were extra special for six former pupils on Friday night. The girls who grace the cover of Micheál O Cinnéide’s book on the school were reunited over 60 years after their photo was taken. A special Mass to mark the anniversary was said […]

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Chief UK Film Critic with 'Variety', Guy Lodge, Catherine Bray, one of the producers of 'Beyond Clueless' and Ciara Fitzgerald of Kerry Film Festival at the 'Beyond Clueless' screening as past of the Kerry Film Festival at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moviegoers Revisit Their Formative Years At Siamsa Performance

October 11, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

MOVIEGOERS  at Siamsa Tire enjoyed a performance by indie-pop duo ‘Summer Camp’ as they played their soundtrack to ‘Beyond Clueless’ on Friday night, as part of the Kerry Film Festival programme. The audience included members of the public, film industry movers and shakers (including Chief UK Film Critic with showbiz bible ‘Variety’, Guy Lodge) and Kerry […]

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SPORT: Stacks To Shade It On Sunday…But Only Just!

October 11, 2014 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the Austin Stacks v Dingle Super Valu Senior County Championship Semi-Final at Austin Stacks Park, this Sunday… STACKS and Dingle have a few things in common. Firstly – and they won’t like being reminded of this – they have both suffered heavy county final defeats to Crokes in recent years. […]

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Out To Lunch: A Trip Down Denny Lane

Out To Lunch: A Trip Down Denny Lane

October 11, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

Denny Lane Bistro Denny Street I SEEM to be running out of places to eat in Tralee. I found this out while walking around town one afternoon, searching for an eaterie about which to write a review and finding I’d already covered about 22 places so far. Then I remembered Denny Lane. […]

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The Mounthawk Transition year class prensenting mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, with a pennant to mark the occasion. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rotary Club Encourages Good Citizenship In Mounthawk

October 11, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk transition year students were paid a visit by town mayor Jim Finucane on Friday morning. The students are taking part in the fifth year of the ‘Interact Club’ in Mercy Mounthawk which is the Junior Rotary Club of Tralee. Mayor Jim Finucane made his visit to commend the Interact […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Dracula Untold’

At The Omniplex: ‘Dracula Untold’

October 11, 2014 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

‘Dracula Untold’ By John Lyons For the last few weeks I’ve been hearing less about ‘Dracula Untold’ and more about the cinderella story of the Irish man who directed the film – Gary Shore. Shore was plucked out of obscurity after having directed a series of music videos and commercials […]

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Oakview Childcare Wins Best Private Creche In Ireland Title

Oakview Childcare Wins Best Private Creche In Ireland Title

October 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE childcare facility has won the Best Private Creche In Ireland honour for the second time, at the Maternity And Infant awards 2014  ceremony in the Hilton Hotel, Dublin, this afternoon. It’s the second time Oakview Childcare has won childcare’s most prestigious national award, the having previously collected the top prize […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: 150th Celebrations Kick Off At Listellick National School

VIDEO/PHOTOS: 150th Celebrations Kick Off At Listellick National School

October 10, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTELLICK national school’s  150th anniversary celebrations kicked off in earnest on Friday morning with a balloon releasing ceremony and the presentation of a jersey by former pupil and ex-Irish rugby international, Donal Spring. Each of the balloons released signified a year where ‘the academy on the hill’ provided education for children […]

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It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

October 10, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SO the weekend has finally arrived and you’re wondering what’s on around the place and what to do? Here’s a few suggestions, from tasting great food to listening to mellifluous music… Friday 1. Did you got to Listellick NS? Then you should head along to St Brendan’s Church tonight at 7pm for […]

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John Paul O'Connor, founder of Sasta Sausages.

John Paul’s Sausage Is The Best In Ireland And Britain

October 10, 2014 at 11:13 am 1 comment

SASTA Sausages, a regular fixture at Tralee Farmers Market and Taste of Kerry events in Manor West, has won two major prizes in France last night at the ‘World Cup’ of sausage and pudding producers. And they’ll be in Manor West tomorrow, so you can taste the best sausage in Ireland and […]

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Sean Prendergast (front left) of the Kerry Cancer Support Group accepts a cheque from Jimmy Wrenn, the proceeds of the annual Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk from Tralee to Castlegregory. Also included are Sandra Finn, Garda Deirdre Quinn, Jamie Wrenn, Mary Lynch, Joanne Dowling and Jerry Flynn. Photo by Dermot Crean

Walk Raises Over €13,000 For Kerry/Cork Health Link Bus

October 10, 2014 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

AN incredible €13,239.50 was raised for the Kerry/Cork Health Link Bus from the annual Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk which took place in late July. This brings the total from the last four years of the walk to €54,813, all of which has gone towards the vital bus service, run by […]

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Fashion Night For A Great Cause In Ballyroe

Fashion Night For A Great Cause In Ballyroe

October 10, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT’s billed as ‘A Great Night of Fashion Fun and Music’ is coming up on Saturday, October 18, in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel All proceeds are in aid of the Tralee and West Kerry branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. There are up to 60 people in the the Tralee and […]

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Breakfast Briefing On What The Budget Means For Businesses

Breakfast Briefing On What The Budget Means For Businesses

October 10, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

ATTENTION business owners! The Kerry Local Enterprise Office in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services) present a Budget 2015 Breakfast Briefing in the Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee on Thursday next from 8.30am to 10.30am. The briefing will summarise the main points arising from the Budget on the previous Tuesday. […]

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