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Frustration As Pedestrian Crossing For Ardfert Junction Turned Down Again

Frustration As Pedestrian Crossing For Ardfert Junction Turned Down Again

July 24, 2019 at 1:38 pm 1 comment

TWO councillors expressed their frustration that the Council has decided a pedestrian crossing is not warranted at a busy junction in the centre of Ardfert village. Both Cllr Toireasa Ferris and Cllr Norma Foley both had motions about the issue before the meeting of Tralee Municipal District last week. Cllr […]

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Woman Dies After Road Crash In Ardfert Village

Woman Dies After Road Crash In Ardfert Village

June 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí in Tralee, are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision this morning, Friday June 28th 2019. At approximately 11.25am Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene of a single vehicle collision at Farranwilliam, Ardfert, not far from the junction in the centre of the village. A female […]

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English Choir To Perform In Tralee And Ardfert In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

English Choir To Perform In Tralee And Ardfert In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

May 5, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

A CHOIR from England will come to Tralee to perform three concerts next weekend with proceeds going to Down Syndrome Kerry. The Gledholt Male Voice Choir from Huddersfield in Yorkshire, which numbers 32 members, is travelling from England to sing in Tralee. They  will be performing three concerts in total, […]

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Camille Ryan, Avril O'Shea, Lily Kirby and Bernadette Tangney at the Vintage Afternoon Tea fundraiser at O'Riordan's in Ardfert on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rolling Back The Years At Vintage Tea Weekend In Ardfert

April 29, 2019 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

PRETTY incredible! With around 280 people converging on Josephine and Patrick O’Riordan’s property over Saturday and Sunday, it was a massively successful Vintage Tea Afternoon at their cottage in Ardfert over the weekend. The cottage adjacent to their home was transformed into vintage tea rooms where everyone was encouraged to […]

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Looking forward to the Vintage Tea weekend in Ardfert were Siobhan Hussey, Josephine O'Riordan, Phil Stack and Patrick O'Riordan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected For Fundraising Vintage Tea Event In Ardfert This Weekend

April 24, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC vintage tea weekend is taking place over the coming weekend in Ardfert and organisers are hoping the public gets behind the unique event. The cottage adjacent to the home of Josephine and Patrick O’Riordan is transformed into vintage tea rooms where everyone is encouraged to dress up in […]

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Cars parked up on the footpath in Ardfert village recently.

Labour Candidate Calls For Action Over Issues In Ardfert

April 9, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A CANDIDATE in the upcoming local elections has expressed concern about vehicles parking on the footpath in Ardfert village at certain times during the day. Ben Slimm, who is running for the Labour Party in the Tralee Municipal District local elections in May, said he has been contacted by residents […]

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Ardfert To Feature Prominently On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ Tonight

Ardfert To Feature Prominently On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ Tonight

April 1, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT will get national exposure tonight when RTE’s Nationwide devotes its programme to the village and its history. Mary Kennedy was down recently where she met local film producer, James McCarthy and his wife Catherine, who last year created the two hour film ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’. Mary will […]

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PHOTOS: Full House At Siamsa For Screening Of Film On Ardfert

PHOTOS: Full House At Siamsa For Screening Of Film On Ardfert

November 24, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed theatre for the screening of the new film by local producer James McCarthy and his wife Catherine at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. The couple from Fenit were delighted with the turnout for the two-hour film, ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’, which was two years in the […]

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Premiere Of Film On Ardfert To Take Place In Siamsa Next Week

Premiere Of Film On Ardfert To Take Place In Siamsa Next Week

November 15, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

A SCREENING of the new offering from local film producer, James McCarthy and his wife Catherine, featuring the village of Ardfert will take place next week. The two hour film ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’ was two years in the making. The village is steeped in history, from St Brendan […]

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An artist's impression of the proposed new sports facility in Ardfert.

Major Plans For New Sports Facility In Ardfert

October 31, 2018 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW multi-sports facility is being planned for Ardfert. A number of sports clubs in Ardfert village have come together to plan an exciting community sports facility for future generations to enjoy. Ardfert Community Council, Ardfert Football club, Ardfert/Kilmoyley Community Games, Ardfert Youth Club, Athletico Ardfert, St Brendan’s Athletics club […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Night Of 80/90s Music And Great Prizes In Ardfert This Weekend

February 16, 2018 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING 80s/90s disco will take place this Saturday night in Ardfert organised by an local woman to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caroline Wants To Give Something Back After Cancer Ordeal

January 17, 2018 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert woman is organising a 80s/90s disco fundraiser next month to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in her tongue removed at the […]

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PHOTOS: Ardfert Beat St Pat’s To Win St Brendan’s Board Championship

PHOTOS: Ardfert Beat St Pat’s To Win St Brendan’s Board Championship

November 7, 2016 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT was the venue for the St Brendan’s Board Championship final on Saturday and it was the home side who emerged triumphant over St Pat’s by a scoreline of 1-10 to 0-10. Ardfert took full advantage of wind in the first half with Shane Griffin was in flying form helping them […]

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SEAI Launch of One Good Idea.
Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2016

Ardfert Pupils Help Launch National SEAI Competition

September 29, 2016 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT Central National School and Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra pupils helped the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) officially launch this year’s One Good Idea competition. Ardfert are no strangers to success in the competition. Having won the first ever Primary Schools category in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) One Good Idea […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Ardfert Welcomes President Higgins At Unveiling Of Sculpture Of Roger Casement

PHOTO GALLERY: Ardfert Welcomes President Higgins At Unveiling Of Sculpture Of Roger Casement

April 23, 2016 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people turned up in Ardfert village on Thursday afternoon to see Ireland’s first citizen perform a very special unveiling. President Higgins and his wife Sabina came to the village at around 3.20pm on Thursday, after giving the keynote address at the State Commemoration at Banna earlier that morning. He was […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Ardfert Shock All-Ireland Champs St Mary’s

REPORT/PHOTOS: Ardfert Shock All-Ireland Champs St Mary’s

April 17, 2016 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the 2015 All-Ireland Intermediate champs Ardfert knock this year’s winners out of this year’s competition… Ardfert 2-15 St Mary’s 1-16 At half-time in this Intermediate Championship tie, nobody gave Ardfert a chance of winning as they trailed by a point 1-6 to 1-7. Shane Griffin had forced the […]

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Mary Jeffers from Ardfert being handed the keys to a new Nessan Pulser by Helen Geary of Tralee Credit Union. Back Row, David Randles (Randles Brothers Garage), Eileen Kirwin and Mary McElligott. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mary Drives Away In A Brand New Motor Thanks To Tralee Credit Union Draw

April 5, 2016 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert lady is the latest person to drive off with a brand new car courtesy of the Tralee Credit Union members car draw. There was great excitement outside Tralee Credit Union as the latest car draw winner, Mary Jeffers, picked the keys to a brand new Nissan Pulsar. Mary was […]

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Contestants performing at Strictly Come Dancing in aid of Ardfert National School. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Draws 600 People To Ballyroe

March 27, 2016 at 11:41 am 1 comment

THERE was standing room only at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for the Ardfert NS Strictly Come Dancing event. After many weeks of practicing under choreographer Joe Burkett, the hard work paid off as the 12 couples took to the floor to show off their moves. Radio Kerry’s Francis Jones was […]

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Anne O'Sullivan, Kerry, 4000 member with Brian Purcell, President CPA Ireland
Institute of Certified Public Accountants Ireland Graduation Ceremony
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Fennell Photography 2015

Ardfert Woman Becomes 4,000th Member Of Accountants Body

December 10, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert woman became the 4,000th member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) at the Institute’s annual conferring ceremony, which took place in Croke Park this week. Anne O’Sullivan, who currently works for Fexco, previously completed a BA and MA in economics in UCC and completed her CPA studies […]

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Martin Hooks A Gold At Bank Of Ireland Start-Up Awards

Martin Hooks A Gold At Bank Of Ireland Start-Up Awards

November 14, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert man’s company has won a Gold Award at the Bank Of Ireland Start Up Awards on Thursday night in Dublin. Martin McGowan’s business, Ullcatch, won the Product Start-Up Of The Year category, mainly due to his product, the Bait Weaver, which is proving enormously popular with anglers. Continued below… […]

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Supporters of Johnny Roche launching the Road to Recovery Fund 80's Night to be held in McElligotts Bar, Ardfert this Saturday night at 9pm. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ardfert To Go Back To The 80s In Aid Of Ballyheigue Man Injured In USA

November 4, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT will be going back to the 80s this Saturday night, all in aid of the ‘Johnny Roche Road To Recovery Fund’. Back in August, Ballyheigue man Johnny Roche was working in Chicago and had a serious accident which left him in a hospital for a number of weeks. Story […]

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Ardfert Farm Makes Shortlist For Prestigious National Quality Milk Awards

Ardfert Farm Makes Shortlist For Prestigious National Quality Milk Awards

September 22, 2015 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

  AN Ardfert dairy farm has had its high standards and hard work recognised after it made the shortlist for the National Dairy Council & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. Florence and Caitriona McCarthy from Banna East, who are representing the Lee Strand Co-Op, will compete in the finals of the awards, […]

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At the Ardfert Harvest Cycle were, from left: Audrey Fortune, Liz McCathy, Cecilia Lawlor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTO: Cyclists Hit The Road For Ardfert Harvest Cycle

September 13, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE chance of rain didn’t put off  well over 100 brave souls who took part in the second annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. In fact, they were rewarded with their dedication with better weather than expected gracing the 75k and 45k routes around North Kerry. The cycle set off from […]

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Ardfert Golf Club. Google Street View.

Ardfert Golf Course To Close At The End Of The Year

September 3, 2015 at 5:25 pm Comments are Disabled

  ARDFERT Golf Club is to close at the end of the year. The 170 members of Ardfert Golf Club, were informed in writing on Tuesday that the course would close its doors at the end of December. The golf club made the announcement to the public yesterday afternoon on its Facebook […]

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Kilmoyley's Daniel Collins lines up a shot earlier in the championship. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

The Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Finals Pairings Have Been Made

August 18, 2015 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Draw for the Garvey’s Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Finalss have been made. Dates and times for fixtures have as yet to be decided. Kilmoyley v Ballyduff Lixnaw v St Brendans Last year’s finalists, Lixnaw and Kilmoyley, went into the draw seeded. Champions Lixnaw, remain the only side in […]

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Medley Of Queen Songs To Feature In Kerry Choral Union’s Cathedral Concert

Medley Of Queen Songs To Feature In Kerry Choral Union’s Cathedral Concert

May 21, 2015 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Choral Union, Adult and Junior Choirs, will sing at a celebration concert in Ardfert Cathedral which will include a medley of a rock band’s numbers. It will be the finale of the Medieval Festival to be held in the village on June 7 at 7.30pm, with the choir – some 80 singers in all –  performing […]

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PHOTOS: Beauty Of Kerry Takes A Starring Role In Tim’s Tweets

PHOTOS: Beauty Of Kerry Takes A Starring Role In Tim’s Tweets

April 24, 2015 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

OUR very own Hollywood star is certainly doing his bit to help out local tourism this week as he spent some quality time at home with his family. Timothy V Murphy is definitely no stranger to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood what with having worked on shows such as Sons Of […]

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Greg Horan in action for Austin Stacks in last year's county final replay. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Seven Kerry Players Make Club Championships All-Star Selection

April 22, 2015 at 5:09 pm 1 comment

  TWO Austin Stacks men were among seven Kerry players included on the Gaelic Life Magazine Gaelic Life All-Ireland Club All Stars team selection. Three members of the Ardfert team who won the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Final and one from Brosna’s  All-Ireland Junior Club winning team made the selection which was decided by a combination of public votes […]

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Ardfert on the map on RTE's Nine News

Ardfert Was The Hottest Spot In Ireland Yesterday

April 22, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT was the place to be for sun worshippers yesterday as the village had the highest temperature recorded in Ireland. Last night, RTE’s Nine News highlighted Ardfert’s national high temperature of 21 degrees, confirming what all ‘Ardfertians’ know already – it’s the hottest spot around. Continued below… The nation is currently enjoying a ‘mini-heatwave’ […]

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PREVIEW: How Will Your Club Fare In The County League 2015?

PREVIEW: How Will Your Club Fare In The County League 2015?

March 21, 2015 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend, the county league season gets underway with eight teams from the Tralee area looking to impress in 2015. Gavin O’Connor predicts how they’ll fare… Austin Stacks, Division 1 Opening game – Kilcummin (Away) Sunday March 29, 2pm. Season’s Key Man – Kieran Donaghy  Manager – Stephen Stack In what’s become a bit […]

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