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The 3rd/4th class girls team from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn who came 4th in their category. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Schools Excel At Primary Schools Cross Country Event

February 15, 2019 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a meeting which is only in its second year, but it’s already proving massively popular among primary schools throughout the county. Over 500 pupils from 41 schools spread throughout Kerry took part in the Allianz-sponsored Cumann na mBunscol Chiarraí Cross Country competition on Wednesday at Caherslee GAA grounds. “The […]

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Niamh O'Mahony (1st in 5k) with Caroline O'Carroll. Photo by Dermot Crean

Niamh Follows Up Cross-Country Silver With Success In 5k Race

March 20, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been quite a week for a young Tralee athlete with success running for her school and in a 5k event on Sunday. Niamh O’Mahony of Presentation Secondary School Tralee came in second place in the All-Ireland schools cross country championships at W.I.T. sports arena on Saturday, March 10. Niamh, […]

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Tralee Athletes Bring Home Medals From North Munster Schools

Tralee Athletes Bring Home Medals From North Munster Schools

January 29, 2018 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

CROSS country athletes from schools in Tralee and North Kerry competed at the North Munster Schools which were held in Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick on Thursday, January 25. Three athletes collected bronze medals: John Ward, Tralee CBS, Senior Boys; Oisin Spillane, Mercy Mounthawk, Inter Boys and Niamh O’Mahony, Pres. Tralee. Teams […]

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Vote For Local Athletics Legend In ‘Golden Jubilee Volunteer’ Awards

Vote For Local Athletics Legend In ‘Golden Jubilee Volunteer’ Awards

February 23, 2017 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL athletics legend has been put forward for a national “Golden Volunteer” award for his invaluable contribution to the Kerry games. Christy Murray, from St Brendans Park, is up for an overall award with 26 other nominees from around the country, as part of a series of national celebrations marking the fiftieth anniversary […]

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Harriers Among Winners At Munster Athletics Awards

Harriers Among Winners At Munster Athletics Awards

February 17, 2017 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Harriers collected two awards last Saturday at the Munster Athletics Star Awards held in Clonmel last Saturday. Aoibheann O’Brien of Tralee Harriers AC won the Munster Junior Indoor & Track and Field female athlete of the year for 2016 while the club itself was honoured with The Munster Indoor Junior and Senior Club of the […]

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Tralee CBS Intermediate Team, photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Athletes Excel At Kerry Schools Cross Country Championship

January 23, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE schools’ athletes were successful at the annual Kerry Schools Cross Country Championships on Friday last. The Championships took place at the Demesne, Killarney where Tralee CBS won the Shield for the Best Boys School.  Presentation Killarney won the Girls’ Shield at the event. Brothers Sean and Tim Pollman-Daamen of Mercy […]

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18 October 2016; Bank of Ireland and Athletics Ireland have joined forces to launch a nationwide search amongst secondary schools to identify and foster talented students. The programme, which aims to encourage greater participation amongst secondary school students in athletics, will culminate in an athletics Master Class with 200 top students with advice and tips from Ireland’s top sports psychologists, nutritionists and athletes including former European Indoor Championship gold medallist David Gillick. To nominate your school to participate in the Athletics Programme see www.boi.com/athletics. Pictured at the announcement in Santry Stadium, Santry, Dublin are Irish Athlete David Gillick with children from Sutton Park School, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile

New Programme Offers Local Athletes A Chance To Attend Masterclass

December 9, 2016 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland and Athletics Ireland have called for secondary schools in Tralee and around Kerry to sign up and participate in a programme to identify and foster talented students. The Talent ID programme, which aims to encourage greater participation amongst secondary school students in athletics, will culminate in an athletics […]

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Jamie O'Brien of Mercy Mounthawk with a strong finish to take bronze medal in Minor Hurdles.

PHOTOS: Tralee Athletes Break Records At Schools Athletics Championships

June 9, 2016 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

  THE action and the weather was hot in Tullamore on Saturday last for the conclusion of schools athletics competitions. Many new records were set as Mervyn Shalamba of Mercy Mounthawk scorched home in the Minor Boys 100m and created a record time of 11.44. In the Minor Boys Relay […]

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Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

March 29, 2015 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘The SPAR Great Ireland Run 2015’ which will be taking place on Saturday April 11 in Phoenix Park, Dublin is looking for runners from here in Kerry to sign up to take part in the ‘All-Ireland County Challenge’. Local runners are being asked to represent their county in the […]

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well in contention in the Junior Boys race were Darragh Lowth, Sean Hamilton, Conor Corrigan of Tralee CBS with Rory Murphy of Mercy Mounthawk

PHOTOS: Tralee Schools Among Winners At Cross-Country Championships

January 26, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Schools Cross Country Championships 2015 took place on Friday at The Demesne, Killarney and Tralee schools acquitted themselves well taking the Best Overall School awards in both Boys and Girls categories. Fifteen schools and 350 athletes competed in good, testing cross-country conditions, thanks to the preparation by Mike Horan and his […]

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Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

October 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm 1 comment

VETERAN athlete Stephen Griffin enjoyed a happy 58th birthday on Monday when he came first in the Over 55s category in the Dublin City Marathon. And the Blennerville man dedicated his feat to his late friend and St Pat’s GAA stalwart, Tony O’Donoghue, who died last month. Stephen beat hundreds of […]

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Thousands To Go For Gold At Community Games

Thousands To Go For Gold At Community Games

June 10, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE official launch of the 2014 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Monday at An Ríocht, in Castleisland. The event, sponsored by Denny, will take place at An Ríocht on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday,  June 22. The finals features a full list of track and field events which […]

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