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Ardfert’s First Responders To ‘Go Live’ This Sunday

Ardfert’s First Responders To ‘Go Live’ This Sunday

February 19, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert and District Community First Responders group, which was formed in May 2014, is to “go live” with the National Ambulance Service this weekend. The group, made up of local volunteers, will respond to any 999 calls within 6km Ardfert that involve chest pain, stroke, choking or cardiac arrest. The […]

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“It’s Instilled In Us To Never Give Up” Says Ardfert’s John Dowling

“It’s Instilled In Us To Never Give Up” Says Ardfert’s John Dowling

January 27, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

ON SUNDAY, Ardfert beat the Ulster champions to make it to Croke Park to contest an All-Ireland final for the third time since 2006. It’s been an incredible journey built on grit, determination and the steel this North Kerry dual club has become synonymous with. Fresh from the aftermath of their one […]

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Cash And Cigarettes Taken In Burglary Of Shop

Cash And Cigarettes Taken In Burglary Of Shop

January 26, 2015 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAI are appealing for information regarding a burglary on a shop in Ardfert. Collins’ Shop on Church Street was broken into on Thursday, January 22, between the hours of 5.30pm and 7.30pm. The shop has been broken into on a number of occasions in the past three months and […]

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Out To Lunch: A New Year’s Trip To Ardfert

Out To Lunch: A New Year’s Trip To Ardfert

January 3, 2015 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Kate Browne’s Ardfert A NEW year and another meal out. Over the course of the past eight months, I’ve  just about covered every place there is to eat lunch in town, so I decided to venture further afield on the first day of January. This isn’t really a lunch review as […]

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Fitzgerald Stadium

Ardfert To Play Their Munster Final In Killarney

November 17, 2014 at 8:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was good news for Ardfert folk this evening as it was announced they will play their Munster Intermediate Football Final in Killarney. The opposition will be Cork side Innishannon side Valley Rovers who will journey up from West Cork to Fitzgerald Stadium. The match will be played at 2pm […]

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Churchill News 03/11/14

Churchill News 03/11/14

November 4, 2014 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

St Brendan’s Championship, Churchill 1-4 Ardfert 1-13 Churchill took to the field for this Brendan’s Championship Semi-Final last Sunday in the Spa short a number of regulars. In fact, Churchill had only the bare ‘15’, with no subs togged out. Against the current County Intermediate Champions, this was going to be […]

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VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

October 30, 2014 at 8:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  EVERYONE knows the story of the Ardfert man who tore up his All-Ireland ticket in order to get €2,000 for his GAA club. But what happened next? John Dowling and his girlfriend were stopped by a film crew from AIB outside Croke Park on All-Ireland final day and he […]

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Churchill GAA Club News 27/10/14

Churchill GAA Club News 27/10/14

October 29, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

  KIDS HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS DISCO To be held in Fenit Community Centre on Thursday, 30th October, from 5.30-8.00pm. Prizes for best dressed boy, girl and baby. There will be a disco and games with BIG Jim. Teas, coffees and treats will be available to buy on the night. Lots […]

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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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John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

September 23, 2014 at 8:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert man who became an internet sensation on Tuesday when the video of him earning €2,000 for his club in an AIB challenge, has spoken to TraleeToday.ie about the experience. When, John Dowling, a teacher at Mercy Mounthawk, was faced with the difficult decision of ripping up his All-Ireland final ticket in […]

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Ballymacelligott Club News 15/09/14

Ballymacelligott Club News 15/09/14

September 15, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO Ballymac GAA Lotto was held on Monday, 8th September 2014 in Ballygarry House Hotel for a jackpot of €3,200. Numbers drawn were 12,21,24,25 and there was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Joe O Connor, Scart, Gortatlea 2. Eamon Donovan, c/o Tom Leen 3. Robert Leen, Chutehall 4. Ashling and […]

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Andrea Hogan (centre in white top) with members of the Pink Ladies And Gents Committee, family and friends handing over the cheques to Breast Care Nurse, Mary O'Donoghue (standing in blue top next to Andrea) accepting on behalf of the Oncology Unit of Kerry General Hospital and the Breast Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nearly €8,000 Raised By Andrea And The Pink Heroes

July 8, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AN amazing figure of nearly €8,000 was raised in a week in two events, inspired by an Ardfert lady who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Mother of two, Andrea Hogan decided to do something positive when she heard her news. Along with friends, they […]

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John Sheehan doesn't flinch a bit while he has his leg waxed. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Andrea’s Tickled Pink As €5,000 Raised In Fundraiser

June 28, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enter great competition IT was an fantastic, pink-filled night of fun, laughter and no small amount of pain last night in McElligott’s Bar, Ardfert night for a special fundraiser which raised €5,000 over the past week. The Ardfert community came together to support mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), […]

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Andrea Hogan, with her children Saoirse and Brian, promoting the Breast Cancer Fundraiser which takes place in McElligott's Ardfert on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Comes Together For Andrea’s Fundraiser

June 24, 2014 at 10:46 am 2 comments

Click on above ad for more THE Ardfert community has come together to help a woman, recently diagnosed with breast cancer, to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Ardfert mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), turned the news of her diagnosis into a positive […]

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Sport: Missing Men To Affect Mitchels’ C’ship Aspirations

Sport: Missing Men To Affect Mitchels’ C’ship Aspirations

June 19, 2014 at 10:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S championship action this weekend when John Mitchels face Ardfert in the second round of the Intermediate grade this Saturday night in Ardfert (7pm). There has been a very worrying mass exodus of players from the county over the last couple of weeks and it’s the […]

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New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

June 5, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW Community First Responder scheme has been planned for Ardfert and surrounding areas. The scheme, which will provide medical assistance to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrests, strokes, choking and heart attacks – until the arrival of an ambulance, will be run by local volunteers. The group will also have […]

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