Archive for February, 2019

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 25, 2019 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Comedy Drama     All roads lead to the Na Gaeil Clubhouse this week for the hilarious comedy drama “One Ordination and a Donation”. It opens on Wednesday night and is on again on Thursday and Saturday nights. It is shaping up to be just as hilarious as One Wedding and a […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

February 25, 2019 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 12 GIRLS Mitchel’s u12 Girls celebrate an unbelievable 2018 Our mighty Mitchel’s girls all came together on Saturday night 23rd February in our old club grounds in Chamfers to celebrate what was a brilliant 2018 for them!! They not only won Division 4 of the county league, they also […]

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Don’t Carry That Calf In The Backseat Say Gardaí

Don’t Carry That Calf In The Backseat Say Gardaí

February 25, 2019 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are advising members of the public not to carry large animals unrestrained in the back of the car. The warning comes after a video went viral two weeks ago of a car in the McDonalds Tralee drive-thru with a calf in the backseat. Sergeant Tim O’Keeffe was speaking on […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Public’s Assistance After Bikes Stolen

Gardaí Appeal For Public’s Assistance After Bikes Stolen

February 25, 2019 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are looking for the public’s help with a burglary at a Tralee estate last week. Two bikes were stolen from a shed at house in Páirc Na Dún, Caherslee, on Wednesday, February 20 at about 5pm. The bikes are worth about €500 each and gardaí are asking if anyone […]

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Representatives of this years main charities at the launch of The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2019, at Muckross Gardens, Killarney. The Annual cycle now in its 36th year, takes place on Saturday 6th July 2019. It is Ireland’s largest single day fundraising event. Registration for the charity cycle opens this Thursday 28th February via www.ringofkerrycycle.ie .Back row from left, Evelyn Goggin, Cúnamh Iveragh, Marisa Reidy, Recovery Havan, Michéal O’ Muircheartaigh (Sports Commentator), Kerry Parents & Friends, Sean Heaphy, Aras Mhuire, Nursing Home, front row, Eoghan O’Sullivan, Breakthrough Cancer Research and Vera O’Leary, Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Registration For Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle Opens On Thursday

February 25, 2019 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is back, with registration for the 2019 event opening this Thursday at 12 noon via their website www.ringofkerrycycle.ie. Thousands of leisure cyclists are expected to take part in this year’s 175km Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, with places limited to 8,000 this year […]

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Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

February 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AN art and sound exhibition created by Kerry LGBTQ+ adults and young people will launch on Saturday, March 2 at 1pm in Tralee Library. The show documents the experience of being LGBTQ+ in Kerry today and explores how it fits into the broader theme of personal identity. The show will […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

PHOTOS/REPORT: Warriors Shine As Belfast’s Star Burns Out

February 25, 2019 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on how Warriors are keeping the pressure on the leaders after their victory over Belfast Star on Saturday night… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 80 Belfast Star 68 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors have moved to joint second in Super League alongside UCD Marian following a vital but hard earned win away […]

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Table Quiz Fun In The Brogue Inn This Wednesday

Table Quiz Fun In The Brogue Inn This Wednesday

February 25, 2019 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man  is hosting a table quiz on this Wednesday night in the Brogue Inn which will benefit the Irish Heart Foundation. It will be a night of quizzical fun with spot prizes galore and the questions will be fired out from 8:30pm. A table of four people is […]

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Joe Cotter of the 'Walk The Line' committee with Kieran Ruttledge of the Aqua Dome and Aidan Kelly, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, hoping that progress will take place on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway soon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Call For Politicians To Act On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

February 25, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

IT was said that the old Tralee to Fenit railway line would never be transformed into a Greenway that would benefit to local tourism, because many believed that planning permission would never be granted. Well, the planning process has been completed, the money is available in the form of the […]

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Contracts Signed For 29 Social Housing Units In Listowel, Milltown And Killorglin

Contracts Signed For 29 Social Housing Units In Listowel, Milltown And Killorglin

February 25, 2019 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE contracts have been signed for the construction of 29 new social housing units in the county. The new homes are being developed by Kerry County Council in Listowel, Milltown and Killorglin under the Rebuilding Ireland programme. The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, and the Chief Executive […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 24, 2019 at 8:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Minor Tralee Town League ( Team photo attached ) Venue: Connolly Park, Tralee Date: Sat. 23rd February 2019 Referee: Billy Lacey Result: Austin Stacks 4-9 Ballymacelligott 3-12   We played Stacks in the town league in Connoly park last Saturday evening. While Stacks were short some of their regulars  ,this was […]

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Lillian Shortt, Caroline Martin, Colette Mallon and Edel Sheehan at the Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Diamond Ball In Ballygarry (Part 2)

February 24, 2019 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here if you missed it), Ballygarry House Hotel was the place to be last night as hundreds of guests enjoyed a lavish occasion for a great cause. The Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry was a big hit and provided the first real […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 24, 2019 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

Congratulations Daire Keane: Congratulations to Tralee Parnells hurler Daire Keane on winning the Munster Novice Handball final on a result of 21-17 to 21-14. Easter Camp From 15th April: Parnells Camp runs from Monday the 15th to Thursday 18th of April, 10 to 1 pm and it’s only €35 per […]

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Pictured at the University of Limerick for the launch of the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019 are Olympic hurdler Thomas Barr, Theresa Kavanagh of the Children's Grief Centre (which was awarded Overall Good Cause winner in 2018), and National Lottery CEO Dermot Griffin.
Photo by Diarmuid Greene

Irish Olympian hurdler Thomas Barr today (Thursday 14th February) launched the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019 which honour the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of projects, clubs and individuals all over Ireland.
The major awards initiative, now in its second year, is open to organisations making an incredible difference in their communities with the help of National Lottery Good Causes funding. The televised awards carry a prize fund of Û95,000.
Entries are made on line. More information and full competition rules at www.lottery.ie/goodcausesawards.

Kerry Groups Invited To Apply For National Lottery Good Causes Awards

February 24, 2019 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY organisations, sports clubs and projects from Kerry who benefitted from National Lottery Good Causes funding are now invited to apply for the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019. This awards initiative, which was launched by Irish Olympian hurdler Thomas Barr, honours the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of […]

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Conor Hoey, Kathleen Hoey, Jimmy Litchfield, Brenda Litchfield Kevin Cotter and Fiona Kirby at the Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Glittering Night At The Diamond Ball In Ballygarry (Part 1)

February 24, 2019 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

WITH over 250 guests attending, the Diamond Ball was an outstanding success at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. It was all in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry and one of the main attractions was a beautiful diamond piece worth €1,000 courtesy of Billy Nolan & Hilsers Jewelers, Tralee, which was […]

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The Tralee International Children's Games team with soccer coach Robin O'Day, athletics coach Dearbhail Foley, Chairman of Tralee ICG committee Mike Culloty and Anthony Palmer of the Tralee ICG committee. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Team Russia-Bound For International Children’s Games

February 23, 2019 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER an absence of one year from the International Children’s Games and Cultural Festival, Tralee will again be represented at the Games in 2019 in Ufa, the capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia. Ufa becomes the first city in the International Children’s Games to host both the Summer […]

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Con O'Connor (centre) accepts a cheque on behalf of Pieta House from Michelle Walsh and John Tuite.

TLI Group Raised Thousands For Pieta House In 2018

February 23, 2019 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

TLI Group were the charity partner for Pieta House in 2018 and staff there pulled out all the stops to raise thousands for the charity. Following a very clever suggestions from a staff feedback session it was decided to link the number of Good Catch and Near Miss Safety Reports […]

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Members of the Rock Street/Caherlsee Community Games with Helen Griffin and Chris O'Driscoll of Garvey's Supervalu Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rock Street/Caherlsee Swimming Team Enjoys Successful Community Games

February 23, 2019 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rock Street/Caherslee Community Games swimming team had a very successful outing at the recent Kerry Community Games Swimming Finals in Tralee Sports & Leisure Centre. The team was successful in the following events: • Boys U12 Backstroke — 4th Luke O’Donoghue • Girls U14 Freestyle — 1st Kim McTigue, 2nd […]

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McCann At The Movies: A Film Of Dignity And Beauty From A Quality Director

McCann At The Movies: A Film Of Dignity And Beauty From A Quality Director

February 23, 2019 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is a solid follow-up to ‘Moonlight’ from acclaimed director Barry Jenkins… I really do love Februarys at Tralee Omniplex. Each week sees yet another award-nominated feature hit the big screen, with the quality of a very high standard before we head for the […]

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The Kerry panel. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

Here’s The Kerry Team To Play London On Saturday

February 22, 2019 at 9:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Team to play London in Round 4 of the Allianz Hurling League on Saturday at 2pm in McGovern Park, Ruislip is as follows: 1. (GK) John B O’Halloran, Kilmoyley 2. Seán Weir, Crotta O’Neill’s 3. Bryan Murphy, Causeway 4. Eric Leen, St Brendan’s 5. James O’Connor, Abbeydorney 6. Michael Boyle, Ballyduff. 7. Tomás O’Connor, Crotta O’Neill’s 8. Daniel Collins, Kilmoyley 9. Brandon […]

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Tommy Walsh during the Allianz League game between Kerry and Mayo at Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Galway On Sunday

February 22, 2019 at 8:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  ANOTHER big test awaits the Kerry senior footballers this weekend when they face Galway this Sunday. The Round 4 game of the Allianz Football League Division 1 has a 2pm throw-in and Kerry will be looking to avoid three losses in a row to the Tribesmen. Peter Keane has […]

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Dingle Gin Wins ‘Best In The World’ Award

Dingle Gin Wins ‘Best In The World’ Award

February 22, 2019 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

DINGLE Original Gin from the Dingle Whiskey Distillery was awarded Overall Best in World at the World Gin Awards Ceremony 2019, which took place in London last night. More than 400 gins from around the world underwent blind taste testing by industry experts, before a final shortlist of 20 entries […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance President Aidan Kelly with Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley and Arts Officer at Tralee Chamber Alliance Mary Greene and participating artists in the 'Art In The Park' on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Artists Invited To Display Work At ‘Art In The Park’ Later This Year

February 22, 2019 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

ART in the Park is back again this spring and the organisers are looking for artists and art groups to display their work again. In 2018 artworks were displayed on the external railings of the beautiful Tralee Town Park. This event organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance provided an opportunity for […]

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Ultan Dillane.

Ultan Dillane Will Start For Ireland Against Italy On Sunday

February 22, 2019 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

GREAT news for Ultan Dillane as he will get a Six Nations start for Ireland on Sunday. The Tralee man has been named in the starting line-up to play Italy in Rome in the Six Nations Championship (kick-off 3pm). The Tralee man made his first appearance for Ireland in 15 […]

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The Rose Room in The Rose Hotel is perfect for an intimate dinner date.

Friday Night Is ‘Date Night’ At The Rose Room

February 22, 2019 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a great idea for Friday nights over the coming weeks. The good people at The Rose Hotel are enticing couples to the Rose Room restaurant with their ‘Date Night’ offer. Beginning tonight and continuing every Friday throughout the month of March, you can relax in the warm and welcoming […]

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John Fraher, Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, John Patton and Ken Quillinan of the Zyber Theatre Company's production of 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Brings ‘The Kings Of Kilburn High Road’ To Siamsa

February 22, 2019 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company returns to the Siamsa Tíre stage next week to stage a hugely popular play which explores the lives of men who worked on the building sites of London in the 1970s. Productions of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ have been staged in […]

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Launching the dual collection day were, in front; President of Tralee Rotary Club Pierse Wall; Rachel Fitzgerald and Risteárd Pierse of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Grace O'Donnell, Tralee Rotary; Fr Padraig Walsh, Michal Slattery, Ken Wainwright and Trevor Giles of Tralee Rotary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Rid Of Unwanted Bicycles And Help African Children At Event On Saturday

February 22, 2019 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club and Down syndrome Kerry have got together to promote a day for dropping off unwanted bicycles and clothing at two different venues this Saturday. If you have an old bike that you want to get rid of, then a trip to Tralee Rugby Club is in order […]

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Scotia Clinic:  Answering Questions About The Journey Of Surrogacy

Scotia Clinic: Answering Questions About The Journey Of Surrogacy

February 22, 2019 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Dr. Mary Mc Caffrey, Medical Director MB FRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician – Gynaecologist at The Scotia Clinic, Tralee, answers the most frequently asked questions about the journey of surrogacy… Who typically considers Surrogacy? Surrogacy has traditionally been considered by couples where the woman’s health and pregnancy has been either unsustainable or […]

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No Tickets Left For Kerry V Mayo Clash In Tralee

No Tickets Left For Kerry V Mayo Clash In Tralee

February 21, 2019 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST in case you were stalling on getting those tickets…too late! Kerry face Mayo in the Division 1 Allianz League in Austin Stack Park in Tralee on St Patrick’s weekend and it’s already a sellout. In fact, they’ve been sold out since Tuesday evening we’ve been informed. The last time […]

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The IT Tralee hurling panel.

IT Tralee Hurlers To Play In Ryan Cup Semi-Final On Friday

February 21, 2019 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Eamon Fitzgerald looks forward to a big weekend for IT Tralee’s hurlers… THE IT Tralee Senior Hurling team will travel to Waterford this Friday to take part in the Fitzgibbon Cup Finals weekend. IT Tralee will play in the Ryan Cup semi-final against  Ulster University on Friday at 3pm. This […]

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