Post Tagged with: "Ireland"

Mercy Mounthawk Ireland basketball stars in front, Rachel and Rebecca Ryan and Dara Kennelly. Back row, Liam Culloty (Teacher and former Ireland U18 women basketball head coach), Norah Quane and Pat Fleming, Mercy Mounthawk dept head Principles.  Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ireland Comes Calling For Young Mounthawk Basketball Stars

October 8, 2016 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THREE Mercy Mounthawk students have big years ahead of them both in class and on the basketball court. Darragh Kennelly, Rebecca Ryan and Rachel Ryan are all involved with Irish national basketball teams this year and continue a fine Mounthawk tradition of producing international players in recent years. Sisters, Rebecca and […]

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Ultan Dillane Poised For Irish Debut As He’s Named On Bench For England Game

Ultan Dillane Poised For Irish Debut As He’s Named On Bench For England Game

February 25, 2016 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has been named on the Ireland bench for Round 3 of the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Championship against England in Twickenham. It’s fantastic news for the former Tralee RFC who looks set to make his first Ireland debut from the replacements bench, inside the belly of the beast at Twickenham on Saturday […]

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An Ireland International Soccer Match Is Coming To Kerry

January 18, 2016 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY will host an Republic of Ireland U18 International in Killarney Celtic’s grounds on Thursday, April 14 at 7pm. Ireland will take on Scotland in the Inspiresport U18 Boys Centenary Shield clash. In the competition, Ireland also play Northern Ireland, England and Wales. The Ireland U18’s are a development side which […]

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Zoe Grattage. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Player Ready For Big Step At Twickenham Stoop

November 10, 2015 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor talks to Tralee Rugby Club’s Zoe Grattage as she prepares to head to England for a test match this weekend… A TRALEE and Munster player is heading to England this weekend with the Ireland women’s rugby team to take part in an international test against the old foe. Zoe Grattage, from […]

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OPINION: Why The Berkeley Tragedy Has Affected Us All

OPINION: Why The Berkeley Tragedy Has Affected Us All

June 20, 2015 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

Young writer, Fergus Dennehy, says his peers have been shocked and saddened by the tragedy in Berkeley this week. But there is also the sense that it could have happened to their friends, family members or even themselves…. What is it about the Berkeley tragedy that has affected the mood of the entire country? Realistically, […]

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VIDEO: Kerry Accent Ranks Sixth Best In The Country In Website Poll

VIDEO: Kerry Accent Ranks Sixth Best In The Country In Website Poll

June 5, 2015 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  A RECENT poll conducted by website, ‘The Sliced Pan’, to find the best accent in the country, has resulted in a  very respectable finish for the dulcet tones of Kerry as we took home 6th place. Only Donegal, Galway, Cork, Derry and Roscommon finished ahead of us in the poll, conducted by […]

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Darragh Ó Sé Appointed Selector For Ireland International Rules Side

Darragh Ó Sé Appointed Selector For Ireland International Rules Side

March 31, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

DARRAGH Ó SÉ has been appointed as one of four selectors for the Ireland International Rules team that will play Australia at home in Croke Park this November. Ó Sé only stepped down from a three year stint with the Kerry U21s two weeks ago. Joe Kernan, former Armagh All-Ireland winning manager, has […]

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How ‘The Rose Of Tralee’ Answered Ireland’s Call At The World Cup

How ‘The Rose Of Tralee’ Answered Ireland’s Call At The World Cup

February 6, 2015 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a fact that has passed us by as Ireland prepares to kick-off their Six Nations campaign tomorrow. It came as a surprise to us to learn that ‘The Rose of Tralee’ was used four times as Ireland’s national anthem at the 1987 Rugby World Cup. An article by Malachy […]

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Kenneth Quillinan, with five world time champ, Katie Taylor and her Father Peter, at the Woman's World Boxing Championships in South Korea.

Tralee Man Pops The Question To Irish Boxing’s Golden Girl

November 24, 2014 at 11:28 am 1 comment

THERE was a Tralee twist to Katie Taylor winning her fifth consecutive world title earlier this morning at the Women’s World Boxing Championships in Jeju, South Korea. While at the final bout, Kenneth Quillinan from Derrylea, who is currently a university instructor in South Korea, asked Katie Taylor to marry him! […]

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US Journalists Not Impressed With Our Politicians, Very Impressed With Kerry

US Journalists Not Impressed With Our Politicians, Very Impressed With Kerry

November 21, 2014 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TWO journalists who were touring Kerry, were not impressed with three government ministers who stood them up for meetings earlier in the week. Ari Shapiro and Rich Preston, are journalists from NPR, which is a world-renowned American public radio network. The journalists were in Ireland touring from north to south. While […]

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Rory Hill, a member of the Ireland U18 golf team and a student of Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Has A Rory Of Its Own To Take On The Golf World

October 4, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG golfer Rory Hill doesn’t just share a first name with his idol from Northern Ireland. He too can say he has been selected on the Ireland U18 golf team, just as Rory McIlroy was when he was an up and coming golfer. “I was delighted when I got the news, […]

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Ladies To Drive Through 32 Counties In One Day For Charity

Ladies To Drive Through 32 Counties In One Day For Charity

September 9, 2014 at 11:19 am 1 comment

FOUR ladies are giving Recovery Haven a boost this month when they attempt to drive through all 32 counties of Ireland in 24 hours in aid of the cancer respite care centre. “We just got a brainwave one night and thought could we do it? So we said if we were going […]

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