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REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

December 29, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

We look back on 10 sporting stories we covered around Tralee over the past eight months, that were significant in different ways (part 2 tomorrow)…   Ultan Dillane Makes Senior Debut For Connaught Former Tralee RFC  youth player, Ultan Dillane, was selected in the Connacht squad which faced Leinster in their Pro12 clash in the […]

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Sean Wins Gold Medal At Transplant Games

Sean Wins Gold Medal At Transplant Games

August 22, 2014 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has a new champion in Sean Marshall after he scooped a gold and silver medal in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships in Krakow, Poland, yesterday. Sean, from Abbeydorney, a bone marrow transplant recipient (see previous story here) took the Gold in his category in the Darts, which he […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Fighters Return Victorious From Thailand Trip

VIDEO: Tralee Fighters Return Victorious From Thailand Trip

July 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

By Mairead Moriarty A GROUP of determined young fighters from Champion Thaiboxing Tralee returned jet-lagged but victorious from a month-long trip to Thailand. The team of 10 trained long and hard before they took the plunge to make the journey to Bangkok and South Thailand. David O’Sullivan of Champion Thaiboxing Tralee was […]

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Photos: Ballymac Victorious At John Mitchels Tournament

Photos: Ballymac Victorious At John Mitchels Tournament

July 20, 2014 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition BALLYMACELLIGOTT and Milltown/Castlemaine were the big winners at the annual John Mitchels tournament held at their grounds in Ballyseedy on Saturday. Hundreds of youngsters, coaches and enthusiastic parents enjoyed a fantastic day of football. Such was the volume of people there, […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Looking Forward To The Championship

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Looking Forward To The Championship

July 15, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the ad above for more Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, takes a look at the Supervalu Kerry County Senior Hurling Championship ties coming up this weekend… THE Kerry Senior Hurling Championship begins this weekend, when Ballyheigue take on Lixnaw at 7pm on Friday in Austin Stack Park. Lixnaw, […]

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Sean’s Irish Transplant Games Trip Is A Tribute To His Brother

Sean’s Irish Transplant Games Trip Is A Tribute To His Brother

July 10, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

 Click on above ad for more AN ABBEYDORNEY man, who four years ago had just a 10 per cent chance of coming through a life-saving operation, will travel to Poland next month to take part in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships. Sean Marshall is the sole Kerry member of Transplant Team […]

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Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

July 1, 2014 at 2:27 pm 3 comments

IT’S been an amazing weekend for the John Mitchels GAA Club with their Under 14 side bringing home their first ever All-Ireland title from the Féile competition in Galway. The Under 14 side won five games on the way to the final where they were victorious against Kilkenny side, Dicksboro (for a comprehensive […]

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Josh O'Sullivan and Jonathan Roche , aka 'NBK', from Tralee will be taking part in the Summerbrawl wrestling event in Horan's this August.

Tralee’s ‘Natural Born Killers’ Set For Hometown ‘Summerbrawl’

July 1, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee wrestlers are hoping for a packed hometown crowd when they part in ‘Summerbrawl’ this August. Josh O’Sullivan (26) from Ballyrickard and Jonathan Roche from Spa Road are better known in wrestling circles as ‘NBK’ (Natural Born Killers). They are part of the Celtic Championship Wrestling show which will […]

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The five members of Tralee Stars Special Olympics team with their medals. Photo by Danielle Courtney

A Special Welcome Home For Our Olympians

June 18, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

By Danielle Courtney TRALEE’S very own Special Olympics club, Tralee Together, returned from the Ireland Special Olympics Games 2014 on a high this Monday. For the first time ever the club had five athletes competing in the four day event, which took place in the University of Limerick. All five […]

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VIDEO: Shane Arrives In Tralee After 11th Marathon In 11 Days

VIDEO: Shane Arrives In Tralee After 11th Marathon In 11 Days

June 14, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A DINGLE man who is expected to complete the remarkable achievement of 12 marathons in 12 days on Saturday afternoon, finished his 11th in Tralee on Friday. Shane Finn has been running since Tuesday, June 3 when he set off from the Phoenix Park in Dublin and has made his […]

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Fantastic Five Take Part In Special Olympics Events

Fantastic Five Take Part In Special Olympics Events

June 13, 2014 at 9:44 am 1 comment

By Danielle Courtney FIVE very excited athletes set off bright and early on Thursday morning to represent Munster in the 100m, 500m and Shot-put in the All Ireland Special Olympics Games 2014 in Limerick. Hugh O’Brien, Liam Purcell, Maurice Moriarty, Eoin O’Sullivan and Christopher Courtney all had their new Munster red […]

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Mary Harkin, Go for Life Programme Manager with Mossy Kelleher accepting his 'Spirit of the Games Award' from Tony McCarthy, members of the Go for Life Steering Committee.

Mossy’s In Great Spirits After Winning Award

June 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has won the ‘Spirit of the Games Award’ at the Go for Life Games in Dublin at the weekend. Mossy Kelleher, from Oakpark, a member of the Kerry team, was the winner of the award where 300 older people from 17 counties celebrated sport at Dublin City University on Saturday June […]

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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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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 9/6/2014

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 9/6/2014

June 9, 2014 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Water temps The water temperature in Fenit was hovering around 12c and rising but all of the recent rain has seen it drop back to below 11c . This combined with the poor weather has seen a drop off in the amount of swimmers in training. Please learn to recognise […]

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Anthony Lonergan, Tralee, (left) on the offensive against Matty Ryan in their bout on Saturday night. Photo by Kieran Connolly

VIDEO: Anthony Steals The Show At Night Of Champions in Horan’s

June 9, 2014 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

By Mairead Moriarty HORAN’S Nite Club in town was the set for a different type of entertainment for Tralee on Saturday night. The showcase of muay-thai and K1 kickboxing went down a treat with the crowd who gathered to see local fighters compete in amateur and professional fights. The talent […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA News 9/06/2014

Ballymacelligott GAA News 9/06/2014

June 9, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO The Lotto draw was held in the Half Way Bar on Monday 2nd June and the numbers drawn were 7,12,13,26. The jackpot of €12,300 was not won. Lucky Dips 1. David Blennerhassett, Gleenageenty (annual) 2. Maurice Leen, Chutehall 3. Helen Leen, Chutehall 4. Fr. John Laide, Ballydwer 5. Jack […]

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VIDEO: Ding, Ding!  ‘Night Of Champions 2’ In Horan’s

VIDEO: Ding, Ding! ‘Night Of Champions 2’ In Horan’s

June 7, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTY Thai Boxers, male and female, will do battle in the ‘Night of Champions 2’  event being in held in Horan’s Nightclub tonight (Saturday). “The thing that sets us apart is we promise knock-outs, said organiser David O’Sullivan. “Normally on these nights you get maybe two knock outs – we had ten […]

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Video: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

June 6, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Danielle Courtney talks to Declan Dowling of the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium about the ‘Night of Champions’ this Friday night, as well as getting the lowdown from Melanie Harty on the Taste of Kerry event in Manor West and the Tom Naughton Memorial Cup charity soccer match taking place tonight (Friday). Camera: Ryan […]

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David Moran Ruled Out For Championship Game This Sunday

David Moran Ruled Out For Championship Game This Sunday

June 5, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’RAHILLYS were dealt a big blow last night when David Moran was ruled out for their Round 2 County Championship game against Feale Rangers which takes place this Sunday. The midfielder went down injured holding his knee in O’Rahilly’s championship defeat to South Kerry at last weekend. The Kerry […]

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