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From left to right.   Dara Donnelly, Denis Lynch,    Back Row . Dara Kearney, Adam Dineen, Charlie Fitzgerald, David O'Sullivan, Oisín O'Regan, with their teacher and coach Terence Dineen and John Brassil T.D.

Ballyheigue School Team Wins All-Ireland Gold In Draughts

May 18, 2017 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

A TEAM from a school in Ballyheigue recently won gold in draughts in the All Ireland Community Games which took place in the National Sports Campus Dublin. The St Joseph’s NS Under 14 team was welcomed home on Sunday, May 7 as the people of Ballyheigue lined the street. The team was welcomed by […]

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Community Comes Together To Help Out Trish’s Family

Community Comes Together To Help Out Trish’s Family

February 1, 2017 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of family and friends have come together to organise a benefit dance in support of the husband and children of the late Patricia (Trish) Flavin nee Guerin. Trish was aged just 38 when she passed away unexpectedly on January 7 in University Hospital, Tralee having been admitted to hospital earlier that day. […]

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Participants make it home at the Spin SouthWest Sandstorm event at Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Sandstorm Is Coming Back To Ballyheigue

August 1, 2016 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE Spin South West Sandstorm is coming back this autumn. The event will take place in Ballyheigue Beach again for the second year on Saturday, October 1. Sandstorm is a 5k endurance race that challenges participants both physically and mentally with a course consisting of multiple obstacles and challenges along the beach. Continued below… Last […]

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Ballyheigue's, Mikey O'Halloran, knocks a ball down the line. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: Ballyheigue Will Be Up Against It When They Face St Brendan’s

June 24, 2016 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, thinks St Brendan’s will have the better of their neighbours this Sunday in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC first round match…  BALLYHEIGUE and St Brendan’s is the second-match at Abbeydorney on Sunday coming at 4.30pm,  after the Kilmoyley V Ballyduff opener earlier that afternoon. St Brendan’s return […]

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'New Stars of Ballyheigue',  Lilly Stack (policewoman), TJ O'Halloran (Charlie Chaplin), Jack O'Halloran (clapperboard), Rían Donnelly (Boy with letter) and Caoimhe O'Regan (Camera lady) from St. Joseph's Primary School, Bouleenshere, Ballyheigue, County Kerry pictured pictured with Avril Ronan of Trend Micro recreating a scene from their award winning movie about ''what the internet meant to them',  which won first prize in the Trend Micro "What's Your Story" video and poster internet safety competition.  The young pupils /filmakers were presented with a cheque for €2,000 and an award by Avril Ronan and Nicola Buckley, Trend Micro. 
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Young Ballyheigue Moviemakers Win Overall Award In National Competition

May 16, 2016 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from St Joseph’s National School Ballyheigue showed their movie-making skills by being named the overall prize winners in Trend Micro’s  “What’s Your Story?” competition. The 2016 Online Digital Safety Competition aims to promote and encourage conversations about being online amongst young people. The young pupils /filmakers were presented with a cheque […]

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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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St Brendans, Fionan Mackessy, attempts to control the sliotar. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: St Brendan’s Get Past Ballyheigue In Gruelling Affair

July 27, 2015 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

St Brendans 0-10 Ballyheigue 0-9 AS has happened so often in the past, John Egan, was the hero for St Brendan’s as they just about got over Ballyheigue in a gruelling encounter in  Causeway on Sunday afternoon. With his team trailing by a point and playing against a stiff breeze, […]

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A brilliant catch by Mark Dineen of Ballyheigue during the Ballyheigue v Lixnaw Kerry Senior Championship game in Abbeydorney on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/REPORT: Lixnaw Get Title Defence Off To A Winning Start Against Ballyheigue

July 18, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the opening fixture of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship between Lixnaw and Ballyheigue in Abbeydorney on Friday night… Lixnaw 0-17 Ballyheigue 0-15 Surely, Abbeydorney must be the sporting and cultural capital of Kerry. The village has a long tradition in the organisation of drama, music […]

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Hurling: Lixnaw To Get Over Ballyheigue Challenge In Championship Opener

Hurling: Lixnaw To Get Over Ballyheigue Challenge In Championship Opener

July 14, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, previews the opening match in the Garveys Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship, which gets underway this weekend… Friday Lixnaw v Ballyheigue, Tom Healy Park, Abbeydorney, 7pm Abbeydorney is one of the five North Kerry venues to be selected to host the hurling championship games during the […]

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Scoil Naomh Erc, Glenderry, take part in National WOW Day 2015.

Glenderry Kids Make Strides For Healthier Living

June 3, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Naomh Erc, Glenderry, held an action day on Thursday last to support the Greenschools, Active Schools and Health Promoting Schools Programmes. Pupils from Green-Schools all over Ireland come together during National Walk to School Week to show their support for a greener, healthier environment by encouraging pupils, parents and teachers to walk to […]

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At the Fashion Fusion launch at the Fels Point Hotel were, from left: Collate Nolan, Katrina Lucid, Ilene Whelan, Kristin McKenzie Vass, Orla  Diffily and John Lucid. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fashion Night To Help Family Who Lost Everything In House Fire

March 17, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A FASHION fundraiser will be held next month to help a family who lost their home in a fire near Ballyheigue in November. The Duggans from Kerry Head were out when a fire engulfed their home on November 28 leaving them with nothing. Now, a fundraising campaign is under way to get them back on […]

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Kerry Designer Dresses Winners At Hollywood Awards

Kerry Designer Dresses Winners At Hollywood Awards

January 26, 2015 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR those of you not in the know, the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) were held in Los Angeles on Sunday night, and again there was a Kerry connection thanks to Ballyheigue’s Don O’Neill. While we may not have had any winners in the acting categories, we still had someone to […]

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Ciaran Casey with the great white on Golden Bay, Victoria. Photo Noelle Casey.

Ballyheigue Man Has Close Encounter With Great White Shark Down Under

January 7, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYHEIGUE man out sea fishing in Australia got a whole lot more than he bargained for when he caught a great white Shark last Saturday. Ciaran Casey, who has been living down under with his family since 2013, was fishing on Golden Beach in Victoria when hooked the endangered […]

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Christmas In Kenya For Kind-Hearted Joan

Christmas In Kenya For Kind-Hearted Joan

December 4, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

ONE Tralee resident has decided to give up her comfortable Christmas at home to go to Africa in order to bring vital supplies to a school in northern Kenya. Joan O’Regan, originally from Ballyheigue, now living in Castlemorris, is raising funds for her solo run to St Philip’s Secondary School in Kitale, Kenya by organising […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 10, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week here at Traleetoday.ie, we pull together all of the best photos and videos posted up on social media of Tralee and its surrounding area. Seán Ó Cionnaith, got this intriguing shot of the stone buildings around the old Market Place… On Tuesday, Fabneish, on Instagram showed that the […]

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Ballyheigue Woman Wins €68,000 In Prizes On RTE Show

Ballyheigue Woman Wins €68,000 In Prizes On RTE Show

September 29, 2014 at 12:38 pm 1 comment

A BALLYHEIGUE woman scooped €68,000 in prizes on the Winning Streak RTE gameshow on Saturday night. Julie (40), a team supervisor for a company calling Cullen Cleaning, was supported in Dublin by her son Alex (21) and daughter and Leanne (13) among other friends and family. She has six siblings – brothers John, […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 26, 2014 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week, here at Traleetoday.ie we pull together all of the best photos and videos posted up on social media of Tralee and its surrounding area. Continued below… Scarlett Eclipse, who has become a bit of a regular on these pages, got this magnificent shot of the sky over Fenit […]

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Upfront model Dawn O'Sullivan, Ballyheigue Fashion Show organiser Laura Dineen and model Kinga Grunau before the Ballyheigue Fashion Show in the Community Centre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ballyheigue Turns On The Style For Festival Fashion Show

July 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to enlarge OVER 400 style-conscious ladies and gents showed up at the Ballyheigue Community Centre on Wednesday night for the Festival Fashion Show and they even got to see the new Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council strutting his stuff on the catwalk. “We had a fantastic night,” said Laura Dineen, Secretary […]

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At the launch of the Ballyheigue Summer Festival on Ballyheigue Stand on Friday were  members of the Organising Committee, from left Michael Leane, Brendan Kenny, Clr. John Brassil, (Mayor of Kerry and Chairman of the Ballyheigue Summer Festival), Laura Dineen, John Healy, Mike Nilsson and Fiona Moriarty, with front, Model Kinga Granau. The 12th annual Ballyheigue Summer Festival is on from Sunday 6th to Sunday 13th of July. This year’s programme is packed with lots of fun for everyone of every age, including Ball Roll, Pig Racing, Fashion Show, Human Drag Racing, live music at the Festival Marquee, plus lots more.  For more information, and a full programme of events, visit their Facebook page Ballyheigue Summerfest, or website www.ballyheigue.ie . Most events are FREE. Photo Credit. Pawel Nowak

A Brilliant Ballyheigue Festival Is On The Way

June 15, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC family fun festival will take place in Ballyheigue next month with loads of free entertainment and a fashion show extravaganza. The 12th annual Ballyheigue Summer Festival takes place from Sunday, July 6 to Sunday, July 13. This year’s programme is packed with lots of fun for everyone of […]

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