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Kerry GAA Greats Reveal The Games Of Their Lives In New Book

Kerry GAA Greats Reveal The Games Of Their Lives In New Book

November 1, 2021 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THIRTY Kerry GAA greats will detail the best games of their football careers in a new book released this week. ‘Kerry Game of My Life’ is a new publication from Hero Books written by Kerry’s Eye journalist David Byrne. From the 1959 All-Ireland final between Kerry and Galway to the All-Ireland Club […]

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John Cleary at the launch of his latest book in Tralee Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sponsored: John Cleary’s Five Book Collection Makes For Perfect Gift Idea

October 21, 2021 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re still looking for a special present for Christmas this year, then John Cleary has a special deal for his five photography books released over the past few years. All the Tralee man’s books feature stunning images capturing life in the town and around the county in a variety […]

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Aidan O'Mahony, bursts out from the back

Aidan O’Mahony To Sign Copies Of ‘Unbroken’ In Tralee Bookshop

October 21, 2021 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

AIDAN O’Mahony will sign copies of his book in Tralee later this month. The former Kerry GAA star, who retired from inter-county football in January 2017 after an illustrious time in the green and gold, released his biography earlier this month and he will be in O’Mahony’s Bookshop, Castle Street […]

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At the presentation of books to the Kerry Intervention and Disability Services at Killarney Library this week were: l-r: Tommy O’Connor (County Librarian), Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Jimmy Moloney, Katie Cournane-Friel (KIDS) and Eamon Browne (Killarney Library)

Tralee Centre To Receive Books From Kerry Library

October 7, 2021 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Library is to present sets of books to centres in Tralee, Listowel and Killarney for the benefit of children who attend Kerry Intervention and Disabilities Services. This has been made possible with Dormant Accounts funding matched with a contribution from Kerry County Council. The centres benefitting are the North […]

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New Book On Early Neolithic Portal Tombs Near Milltown

New Book On Early Neolithic Portal Tombs Near Milltown

August 25, 2021 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THE story of the excavations at some of the oldest extant monuments in Ireland is told in a new book published by Kerry County Council. The portal tombs at Killaclohane near Milltown date to around 3,700 BC at the beginning of the Neolithic Period in Ireland and are considered to […]

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New Book By Local Historian Tells Story Of The Ballymacandy Ambush

New Book By Local Historian Tells Story Of The Ballymacandy Ambush

May 18, 2021 at 11:46 am 1 comment

A NEW book on the Ballymacandy Ambush of June 1921, where a senior figure in the IRA in Tralee was the only casualty on the IRA side, has just been published by a local author and historian. Owen O’Shea’s book tells the story of the ambush which happened in mid-Kerry just […]

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New Book On Old Presbyterian Church In Tralee

March 18, 2021 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW book exploring the fascinating history of an old church in Tralee has just been launched. ‘Recollections of the Presbyterian Church Tralee’ is an intimate portrait of the church that once stood on Edward Street on the site now occupied by the Post Office car park. Its author, the […]

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New Book Details Archaelogical Discoveries On Tralee Bypass

New Book Details Archaelogical Discoveries On Tralee Bypass

December 14, 2020 at 10:41 am 1 comment

A NEW book describing the remarkable discoveries that were made along the route of the Tralee bypass is now available to buy. Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and Kerry County Council have announced the publication of In the Vale of Tralee – the archaeology of the N22 Tralee Bypass. The book […]

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New Book On History Of Kerry Published

New Book On History Of Kerry Published

October 30, 2020 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW book which charts the long and diverse history of County Kerry, in many of its aspects, has been published by Geography Publications as part of its series of county histories. The 650-page Kerry: History and Society is number 28 of the acclaimed series which when complete, will have […]

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Kelby Guilfoyle.

Tralee Author’s Debut Novel Available To Buy Online

July 11, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE author has just released their debut novel which is currently available to buy online. Kelby Guilfoyle is a 23 year old author who identifies as non-binary. Their debut novel ‘Poppy’ released July 3, takes place in Tralee and is a love letter to growing up in small town Ireland, […]

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Local Man To Launch His Fantasy Novel In Tralee Bookshop

Local Man To Launch His Fantasy Novel In Tralee Bookshop

December 14, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL author will launch his book at the Action Lesotho Bookshop in the Tralee Shopping Centre on Saturday, December 21, from 1pm-3pm. Aidan Lucid’s ‘The Lost Son’ is a fantasy novel aimed at both adults and teenage readers. Aidan first began writing this novel back in 2005 while recovering from a […]

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Billy Ryle with MC for the evening Kerry O'Shea and former editor of The Kerryman Declan Malone who launched Billy's book, 'Christian Brotherly Love' at Tralee Library on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Billy’s Book Launched At Tralee Library

June 14, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large turnout for the launch of a new book by a local author in Tralee Library on Wednesday night. Launched by former editor of The Kerryman, Declan Malone, Billy Ryle’s new novel ‘Christian Brotherly Love’ is a fictional novel set in the 1950’s and 1960’s and is the […]

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New Book From Local Author To Be Launched At Writers Week

New Book From Local Author To Be Launched At Writers Week

May 11, 2019 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

AWARD-WINNING presenter and locally-based author Anthony Garvey will launch his latest children’s book at 3pm, on Saturday, June, at Listowel Writers’ Week, in the Listowel Community Centre. Aimed at children between 8-12 years of age, ‘Gravespeakers: Louise’  is the final book in his popular six-book series. Set in Tralee, it […]

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The Story Of The Original Rose Of Tralee To Be Told In New Book

The Story Of The Original Rose Of Tralee To Be Told In New Book

April 25, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW book about the story behind the original Rose of Tralee, Mary O’Connor, will be released on May 1. In the tradition of bestselling historical novels ‘Becoming Belle’, ‘The Signature of all Things’ and ‘Love is Blind’, comes ‘The First Rose of Tralee’ from Patricia O’Reilly. According to the […]

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New Anthology Of Kerry Poets Launched

New Anthology Of Kerry Poets Launched

December 7, 2018 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

MUCKROSS House was the beautiful venue for the launch of a stunning new book ‘Still In The Dreaming’ recently. Leas-Cathaoirleach Cllr. John Joe Culloty launched the book, praising the quality of the poems and the dedication of the writers to their craft. Last June a call-out for submissions to Kerry […]

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Callum Houston of Blennerville NS with 'Gravespeakers' author Anthony Garvey.

Blennerville Pupil Callum Is The Hero In New ‘Gravespeakers’ Book

December 7, 2018 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

AWARD-winning presenter and author Anthony Garvey launched his new children’s book on Friday at Blennerville National School, as a pupil there stars in it! Aimed at 8-12 year olds, the Gravespeakers’ series tells the stories of six children who discover on their 12th birthday they have a special gift – […]

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Radio Kerry Journalist Releases Third Book

Radio Kerry Journalist Releases Third Book

December 10, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

A RADIO Kerry journalist has published his third novel which is now on sale. Annascaul man Eamonn Hickson has released ‘Terror’, a thriller in which three people decide to commit a terror attack. The journalist says writing about this topic was not a reaction to recent terror attacks, but rather […]

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PHOTOS: Tomás Ó Sé Is Having A Busy Weekend As He Signs Book In Easons

PHOTOS: Tomás Ó Sé Is Having A Busy Weekend As He Signs Book In Easons

October 25, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

WELL Tomás Ó Sé is having a busy weekend. The five-time All-Ireland medal winner was over in the Kerry GAA store in Killarney at 11am on Saturday morning, where he signed hundreds of copies of his autobiography, ‘The White Heat’. Fans queued patiently for the former Gaeltacht player, whose book has been […]

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Ten Year Old Sandra Presents Her New Book To Kerry Library

Ten Year Old Sandra Presents Her New Book To Kerry Library

August 29, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was cause for pride and celebration in one small part of town today as a highly creative 10 year old girl generously donated copies of her book ‘Bob The Bully’ to the staff of Kerry Library. Sandra Agwu is a 6th class student in the Presentation Primary School […]

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Local Woman Is One Of 12 Authors Nationally To Take Part In ‘Novel Fair 2015’

Local Woman Is One Of 12 Authors Nationally To Take Part In ‘Novel Fair 2015’

January 29, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE resident is in one of 12 writers who have been selected from almost 250 applicants to participate in Novel Fair 2015, an annual Irish Writers Centre initiative which will take place on Saturday, February 21. Barbara Magee Lovric, an avid and talented writer from Knocknacuig in Tralee, has won a […]

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Christmas Gifts: The Pick Of Books For 2014

Christmas Gifts: The Pick Of Books For 2014

December 9, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

Local writer, Anne O’Neill, gives her pick of the books for Christmas for all the family… Christmas 2014 lies tantalizingly on the horizon and the annual frenzy to find gifts for loved ones has begun. I’ve always been a great believer in gifting books at Christmas. They are, after all, the […]

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Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

June 10, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THEY say talent runs in the family and this is certainly the case with Joy Agwu and her nine year old daughter Sandra. The two of them are set to release books at the same time in the County Library on June 21. Joy originally from Nigeria has been living […]

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