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Cheque presentation of proceeds of "The Bracker 100k" to Nial Shanahan, Austin Stacks Finance Committee by Martin O'Regan of event organising committee, and framed poem "On Bracker's Road" to Billy Ryle, Chairman of Austin Stacks GAA Club/event committee by Denis O'Regan.  Also in picture are Tim Guiheen, Carmel O'Regan, Mairead Fernane and Liz O'Regan.

Bracker Walk Raises Nearly €3,500 For Austin Stacks Club

September 22, 2020 at 9:15 am 0 comments

THE proceeds of the recent ‘Bracker 100km fundraising walk’ were presented to the Austin Stacks Club on Saturday afternoon. Martin O’Regan of the event’s organising committee, presented Niall, Shanahan, Chairman of Austin Stacks Finance Committee with a cheque for €3,452 at the Bracker O’Regan Monument. Denis O’Regan, on behalf of the […]

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Billy Ryle finishing the 100km walk on Sunday. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Billy Finishes His 100k Walk For Austin Stacks Club

July 27, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin THE Bracker 100km Fundraising Walk came to a successful conclusion on Sunday at the Bracker O’Regan Monument. Joining the event organiser, our Club Chairman, Billy Ryle on the 4km last stage of the 100km walk were regulars Timmy Slattery, Denis and Liz O’Regan, Martin and Carmel O’Regan.  […]

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Mikey Sheehy cutting the tape to launch the 'Bracker 100km' event. Photo: Adrienne McLoughlin

Mikey Sheehy Launches ‘Bracker 100km’ Fundraising Event

July 15, 2020 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE launch of the ‘Bracker 100km’ fundraising walk took place, on Monday evening, July 13 at the Bracker monument which is situated on the Bracker O’Regan Road, Tralee (link road between Monavalley and Mounthawk.) The event was launched by Austin Stacks and Kerry football legend, Mikey Sheehy.  A sizeable contingent […]

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Fundraising Walk Aims To Reclaim Bracker O’Regan Road Name From ‘Fat Mile’

Fundraising Walk Aims To Reclaim Bracker O’Regan Road Name From ‘Fat Mile’

July 9, 2020 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE Chairman of Austin Stacks GAA Club is to undertake a fundraiser for the club which also aims to reclaim the name of a local road named after a Rockie legend. Billy Ryle will walk 100km on the Bracker O’Regan Road from Friday, July 17 to Sunday, July 26. The main […]

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At the online launch of the Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club Lotto at the club grounds in Connolly Park, Tralee on Monday night, 8th June wereL/r Billy Ryle (Club Chairman), Martin Collins (Club PRO), Elma Nix (Club Secretary), Jim Naughton (Chairman, Club Field Committee), Carmel Quilter O Neill (Club Lotto Committee), Nial Shanahan (Chairman, Club Finance Committee), Brendan O Regan (Club Lotto Committee) and Eamonn O Reilly (Club Vice-Chairman).

Stacks Relaunch Lotto With Option To Play Online

June 10, 2020 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks GAA Club launched their fundraising Lotto on Monday night and have taken the step of also allowing people locally and beyond to play online. The loss of income from the Lotto during the past three months was a big setback to the club, so the Lotto Committee – […]

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New Chairman of Austin Stacks Billy Ryle with outgoing Chairwoman Mairead Fernane in Rathmore on Sunday. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Billy Ryle Takes Over As Chairman Of Austin Stacks On A Super Sunday For Club

December 16, 2019 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SUNDAY was a good day for Austin Stacks GAA Club with the seniors winning the Division 1 County League title to add to the Club Championship win earlier that year. The beat Rathmore in the east Kerry village after a penalty shootout with Kieran Donaghy scoring the decisive penalty. It […]

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Mairead Fernane, Jim Naughton, Jan Rice of the Samaritans, Tim Guiheen, Anne Marie Healy, Niall Shanahan and Mairead Moriarty of the Samaritans at the new sign at Austin Stacks GAA grounds in Connolly Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Sign At Austin Stacks Promotes Mental Health Services

December 11, 2019 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW sign has been erected at Austin Stacks GAA grounds at Connolly Park promoting local mental health services. The sign gives the contact details of Pieta House and Samaritans and encourages anyone feeling worried or upset to get in touch with them. “I feel clubs need to help their […]

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1969 minors Joe Parker, Niall Murphy, John O'Keeffe and Tim Clifford at the function to honour members of the 1969 minor and 1994 senior championship winning teams. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating The Champions Of 1994 And 1969 At Stacks Clubhouse

November 11, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a good weekend for Austin Stacks GAA Club. With East Kerry winning the county championship, it means the Rockies will enter the Munster Club Championship at the semi-final stage where they will play Nemo Rangers next Sunday in Páirc Ui Rinn at 1.30pm. At half-time during Sunday’s county […]

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Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Hosts John Lynch Memorial U10 Football Tournament

October 28, 2019 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

By Liam Lynch Perfect weather, brilliant football, great joy and fun and over 500 smiling players faces made today’s 5th annual John Lynch Memorial U10 tournament a day for the annals. Right from the first arrivals (Oranmore,) watching the rugby match on the big screen in the Connolly Park car park […]

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Austin Stacks And Tralee Mourns Jackie Power

Austin Stacks And Tralee Mourns Jackie Power

May 31, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks GAA family is in mourning after news of the passing of Jackie Power spread last night. Son of Limerick hurling legend, Jackie and brother of Kerry great, Ger, Jackie himself was an accomplished hurler and footballer with the Stacks club. The Austin Stacks club has paid tribute […]

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Mairead Fernane.

Máiréad Fernane Becomes First Female Chairperson Of Austin Stacks

January 7, 2019 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks has elected Mairead Fernane as its first ever female chairperson. At the club’s AGM on Sunday afternoon Máiréad followed in the footsteps of her uncle, Dan O’Sullivan, who was the Club’s first Chairman when the Club was founded back in 1917. Máiréad, who was Vice Chairperson for the […]

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Greg Horan gets his shot away.

PHOTOS: Dingle Goals Destroy Stacks’ Championship Ambitions

September 30, 2018 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 0-9 Dingle 3-9 GOALS win games and Austin Stacks came up empty in that department on Saturday evening in their clash with Dingle in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC quarter-final in Austin Stack Park. The men from the west struck three times in the first half in a […]

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Shane O'Callaghan in the ball. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Clubs Advance In County Senior Football Championship

September 2, 2018 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys both enjoyed wins in the first round of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC last night, but St Brendan’s were well beaten by East Kerry. Kerins O’Rahillys travelled to Listowel to play Feale Rangers and came away 3-15 to 0-16 victors. The real damage was done […]

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PHOTOS: Stacks Faithful Enjoy Fantastic Night At The Dogs

PHOTOS: Stacks Faithful Enjoy Fantastic Night At The Dogs

July 2, 2018 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin The Austin Stacks Night at the Dogs was a successful fundraiser for the “Nuns Field” pitch development in Connolly Park. Numbers in attendance were down somewhat on previous events, perhaps due to the later start-time due to hot weather conditions, but those present had an enjoyable time, […]

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Stacks Faithful Are Going To The Dogs Next Weekend

Stacks Faithful Are Going To The Dogs Next Weekend

June 23, 2018 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a hugely popular night in the past and it’s set to draw another big crowd of Rockies next Saturday night. The Austin Stacks night at the dogs at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium will feature great racing, family fun and fantastic prizes on June 30. The club says that the […]

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Niall Lucey (centre) with Tim Francony and Maurice Kelter at the 10K & 5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’ on Monday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Remember Paul Lucey At Austin Stacks ‘Run For The Rock’

May 8, 2018 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone for the Rockies on what was a wonderful day for the 10k/5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’ on Monday morning from Connolly Park. Seasoned runners joined families at the Austin Stacks base and around 500 finally took off at 11am on the routes. Paul […]

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Niall Lucey with children Seamus, Tadhg, Hannah Mai and Ellen at the launch of the Paul Lucey Memorial Run on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paul Lucey Memorial Run To Take Place On Monday

May 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW 5k/10k event will take place this bank holiday Monday to remember a great servant to the Austin Stacks Club. The ‘Run for the Rock — Paul Lucey 10km / 5km Memorial Runwill honour the memory of  a proud Austin Stacks man who played with the club and won an […]

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Barry John Keane gets past David Naughton in the Kerins O'Rahillys v Dr Crokes match on Sunday in Strand Road. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Day For The Black And Amber As Stacks And Crokes Win

April 8, 2018 at 6:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks prevailed in a tough encounter in Connolly Park but Kerins O’Rahillys came up short in the Senior Club Championship Round 2 games played in town on Sunday afternoon. Stacks hosted An Ghaeltacht and won by 0-16 to 1-9. The Rockies went ahead in the opening minute and never […]

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front row L>R Bernie Mannix, Austin Stacks treasurer; Elma Nix, Austin Stacks secretary; John Horan, GAA President; Liam Lynch, Austin Stacks Chairman.
back row L>R Ger Mannix; Adrienne McLoughlin, Austin Stacks photographer;  Damien McLoughlin; Máiréad Fernane, Austin Stacks Vice-Chairman; Tim Guiheen.

Austin Stacks Collects Second MacNamee Award At Croke Park

April 3, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks were presented with a national GAA award for “Best New Digital Initiative” for the Stacks100.ie website initiative. at Croke Park last Thursday night.   This is the club’s second national MacNamee Award, previously winning in 2014 with ‘Rockumentary’ – the story of that year’s Co & Munster […]

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MacNamee Award For Rock Club’s ‘Stacks 100’ Project

MacNamee Award For Rock Club’s ‘Stacks 100’ Project

March 5, 2018 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks has won another MacNamee GAA award. The Austin Stacks ‘Stacks 100’ project has today been announced as the MacNamee GAA Award winner in the  Category:  Best New Digital Initiative. This category acknowledges the efforts made to find new ways to deliver GAA digital content, i.e. live streaming, social content, fan […]

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County Librarian Tommy O'Connor with Austin Stacks GAA Chairman Liam Lynch at 'Ag Féachaint Siar', the Austin Stacks Centenary Celebrations exhibition at Tralee Library on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Exhibition Of Stacks’ Centenary Celebrations Opens At Tralee Library

February 21, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE centenary celebrations for Austin Stacks GAA club are coming to an end, but not without showing what an eventful year it has been for the Rock club. An exhibition was opened at Tralee Library by Chairman of Austin Stack Liam Lynch on Tuesday night, with images from socials, medal […]

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GENEROUS DONATION TO THE ROCK CLUB: A cheque presentation was made to Tralee’s Austin Stack Juvenile Club at a training session in the Mercy Mounthawk Hall on Sunday last. Billy Ryle, Austin Stack club member and author of "From Fenit Bathing Slip to the High Court", gave a very generous donation of €1,000 from the book proceeds. The club is greatly appreciative of Billy's generosity in assisting the juvenile structure of The Rock Club. Sa phictiúr a ghlac Adrienne McLoughlin tá (cúl ó chlé): William Kirby (trainer), Tim McMahon (Juvenile Chairman), Billy Ryle (book author/club member), Jonathan Magnier (trainer); (tosach ó chlé) Billy Kirby, Finn McKenzie, Kyle O'Flaherty, Conor McCannon, Noah Diggin, Rocco McMahon, Jamie Quillinan. Slán beo leis an gCarraig!

Billy Donates Money From Book Sales To Austin Stacks Juvenile Club

January 30, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the proceeds from a book by a local author were presented to Austin Stack Juvenile Club last Sunday. Billy Ryle wrote “From Fenit Bathing Slip to the High Court” which was launched last year. A cheque presentation was made to Tralee’s Austin Stack Juvenile Club at a training session in the […]

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The club faithful gather at the unveiling of the Austin Stacks sign at Urban Terrace on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tribute To The ‘Street Of Champions’ Unveiled At Urban Terrace On The Rock

January 27, 2018 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A SIGN in tribute to the ‘Street of Champions’ was unveiled on Saturday afternoon at Urban Terrace on Rock Street. The Austin Stacks club faithful gathered at 12 noon to see the the sign on the gable of No.20 Urban Terrace and there’s no better place to have it too […]

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Looking forward to Friday night's book launch at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Friday night were Seamus Smith, Billy Ryle, Mairead Fernane, Tadhg McMahon, Martin Collins, Kerry O'Shea, Tim Slattery and Adrienne McLoughlin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Centenary Book On Austin Stacks Club To Be Launched Friday

December 12, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY should see a huge crowd of Rockies converge on their Connolly Park headquarters at 8pm for another event to mark the centenary of the club. This time it’s for the launch of a book which is sure to be in many a Christmas stocking on December 25. The Austin […]

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Wayne Quillinan.

New Manager Of Austin Stacks Senior Team Announced

November 6, 2017 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks have confirmed that Wayne Quillinan has been appointed as the senior football team manager for the forthcoming season. He takes over from Pat Flanagan who stepped down after Austin Stacks defeat to West Kerry in the county championship quarter-final. He was previously in charge of their senior team […]

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Phil O'Mahony, Mary Ellen Hurley, Kayleigh O'Mahony and Amy Conway at the Austin Stacks GAA Club Centenary Gala Dinner at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Celebration Of Austin Stacks History At Gala Dinner

October 15, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 300 people were in The Rose Hotel on Saturday night for the Austin Stacks Centenary Gala Dinner Celebration. The rockies were treated to a champagne reception followed by a delicious dinner and some great entertainment from ‘Keep In Touch’ and DJ Francie Breen. There was also a discussion on […]

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Ann Eager, Jackie Moriarty, Sheila Power and Noreen Power at the 40th anniversary of the Austin Stacks Ladies 1977 Championship winning team. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The 1977 Championship-Winning Stacks Ladies Team Reunites

October 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

LADIES from the Austin Stacks team which won the County Championship Final against Castleisland Desmonds back in 1977, attended a 40th anniversary celebration on Saturday night. Taking place in the Austin Stacks Clubhouse in Connolly Park, many of the team attended and reminisced about the win and their times on […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Well-Organised West Kerry See Off Stacks

REPORT/PHOTOS: Well-Organised West Kerry See Off Stacks

September 24, 2017 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 0-14 West Kerry 1-17 LAST year West Kerry exited Austin Stack Park and the championship after a five point loss to the Rockies. They more than reversed that result on Saturday as their well-organised outfit outplayed the Tralee side who played well below their potential end their season on […]

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Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

September 21, 2017 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee clubs will be looking to advance to the semi-finals of the Garvey’s Supervalu County Senior Football Championship this Saturday evening at Austin Stack Park. At 4pm, Kerins O’Rahillys face East Kerry who will be hoping their Kerry minor star David Clifford can work his magic, but it’s a different […]

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Chairman of Austin Stacks GAA Club with Denis O'Connor's sons, Paul and Denis at the clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Denis O’Connor Remembered At The Rock Club

September 12, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin Family and friends of the late Denis O’Connor were present in Connolly Park on Saturday night, after the first day of an event which will always be associated with him – the Lee Strand U13 Football Tournament. In his memory, the Lee Strand Cup has been re-named the […]

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