Archive for February, 2019

Eleanor Tiernan

Great Night Of Comedy At The Blasket Bar

February 21, 2019 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TONIGHT sees the third Blasket Comedy Club night of the year when Eleanor Tiernan takes the stage. Having hosted successful gigs from Chris Kent and Shane Clifford, the reputation for the club as a great night out is growing and there’s set to be another good turnout this evening. Especially […]

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Niall Nolan of Nolan's Londis with Chris Robbins, Trish Kelly and Breda Dyland of Kerry Cancer Support Group looking forward to the coffee morning which takes place on Thursday, February 28. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nolan’s Londis To Hold Coffee Morning For Kerry Cancer Support Group

February 21, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something worthy of your support next week. The folks at Nolan’s Londis on North Circular Road are hosting a fundraising coffee morning on this Thursday, February 28, in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group/Kerry Cork Health Link Bus. Taking place between 10am and 12noon, visitors can enjoy coffee/tea […]

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KBN To Host Dinner To Mark International Women’s Day

KBN To Host Dinner To Mark International Women’s Day

February 21, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Businesswomen’s Network (KBN), will mark International Women’s Day 2019 at a special event Muckross Park Hotel. KBN is inviting women in business to the event — at 7pm on Friday, March 8 — which will play host to guest speakers Pauline McLynn, actor and rally legend Rosemary Smith. As newly-elected KBN […]

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Get Ready For St Patrick’s Parade At Free Creative Workshops In Tralee

February 21, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

IF you want to get involved in Tralee’s St.Patrick’s Day parade then this will be great preparation. As part of the Creative Ireland Kerry Activation plan, under the theme of nurturing the creative sector and fostering cultural innovation Kerry County Council has initiated a street spectacle training and engagement project with community […]

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Russian Appointed Irish Language Planning Officer In Kerry Gaeltacht Area

Russian Appointed Irish Language Planning Officer In Kerry Gaeltacht Area

February 21, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

COMHCHOISTE Gaeltachta Uíbh Ráthach have announced that Dr. Victor Bayda has been appointed as the Irish Language Planning Officer for the south Kerry Gaeltacht. Dr. Bayda, a native of Moscow, Russia, was a lecturer of Irish in the Lomonosov State University in Moscow for 15 years. He is the tenth […]

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Met Eireann.

A Wind Warning Has Been Issued For Kerry

February 20, 2019 at 10:22 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST for Kerry, no other county. While our weather is going to stay mild, it’ll get windy in our county tomorrow evening, according to Met Eireann. Earlier this evening a Status Yellow wind warning was issued for Kerry which takes effect from 4pm on Thursday until 5am on Friday morning. […]

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Petmania Tralee.

Petmania’s ‘Operation TransPAWmation’ Kicks Off With Dog Walk In Tralee

February 20, 2019 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of pet parents and four legged friends are expected to take part in Petmania’s Operation TransPAWmation Tralee dog walk. The charity event will take place in Ballyseedy Wood on Sunday, March 3. The walk will be starting at 10.30am with registration from 10.00am. It is a free event and […]

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Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club To Host 2019 Lacey Cup

Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club To Host 2019 Lacey Cup

February 20, 2019 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 2019 Lacey Cup will be held on Sunday, March 3 hosted by Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club. The Lacey Cup is the grand opener to the Munster racing season with a competitive field anxious to show early season form. The race always draws a large field of riders, with […]

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Brave Little Carmen Is A Water Babies Hero

Brave Little Carmen Is A Water Babies Hero

February 20, 2019 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A  15-MONTH-OLD girl from Castlegregory has just won a Water Babies Little Hero Award. Water Babies, Ireland’s leading baby and toddler swimming school, has announced that sixteen inspirational Little Heroes have been honoured at this year’s Water Babies Little Heroes awards ceremony at Junction 6 in Blanchardstown, Dublin. Little Hero Carmen […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

February 20, 2019 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

Seniors: Churchill continued the Brendan’s League with a two point victory over St Pats on Friday evening. Our last game is this Sunday morning against Ardfert. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details on this fixture. A win here will see us through to the League Final […]

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Glan Tralee Partners Up With Refill Ireland To Make Town Cleaner And Greener

Glan Tralee Partners Up With Refill Ireland To Make Town Cleaner And Greener

February 20, 2019 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

GLAN Tralee officially launched their partnership with Refill Ireland on Tuesday, in their latest move to make Tralee one of the cleanest and greenest towns in Ireland. Refill Ireland is a voluntary environmental project leading the way to make Ireland a tap water refilling country once again. Participating organisations display the […]

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Bank Of Ireland Staff Raise Over €23,000 For Charities And Causes In Kerry

Bank Of Ireland Staff Raise Over €23,000 For Charities And Causes In Kerry

February 20, 2019 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland staff raised €23,381 for charitable causes in Kerry in 2018 through the bank’s flagship charity and community initiative, Give Together. The charity programme gives Bank of Ireland colleagues throughout Ireland the chance to lend support to their chosen charities or causes through fundraising and volunteering. In total, […]

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Crowds in the Town Park on Saturday.

Over €120,000 Allocated For Community Groups And Projects In Tralee Municipal District

February 20, 2019 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY groups and projects in the Tralee Municipal District will receive over €120,000 as part of the Community Support Fund for 2018. In all, 46 groups and projects will benefit from the funding allocated by Kerry County Council. The overall aim of the funding scheme is to provide flexible financial support […]

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Jimmy Kelly, John Conway, Ber Walsh, Kevin Sullivan, Moss Hayes and Geoff Stacey at the Tralee Jogging Club reunion at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Reunion At The Rose Hotel Jogs The Memories Of Running Group

February 20, 2019 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

A REUNION was held in The Rose Hotel on Saturday night where members of a local group reminisced about the days of Tralee Jogging Club. Formed back in the 1980s, the club, boasted many members around that time as Mike O’Donnell explained. “It was in 80s when marathon running was […]

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WATCH: Victory Over Dublin Through The Eyes Of A Kerry Player

WATCH: Victory Over Dublin Through The Eyes Of A Kerry Player

February 20, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE win over Dublin in Tralee less than two weeks ago was sweet for fans, but for Kerry players it was even more satisfying. In case you missed it, Allianz Ireland brought out a short video about a month ago as part of their ‘My Tribe’ series, featuring Kerry back, […]

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Kerry Grade D team

Kerry Badminton News

February 19, 2019 at 7:40 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin Kerry Ladies and Men’s Doubles Championships Friday night last was one of the busiest evenings on the badminton calendar in Kerry when the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre played host to the CPC.ie sponsored Division 1, 3 and 5 Ladies and Men’s Doubles Championships. With 128 players […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

February 19, 2019 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES KABB VITHIT Mens Div 1 Final St. Brendan’s 90 KCYMS 80 St. Brendan’s added the Men’s Division 1 Cup to the club collection with a very impressive team performance against a determined KCYMS side in front of a big crowd in Killarney. The sides went […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

February 19, 2019 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

U6/U8 TRAINING : Our U6s and U8s will start back training this Sunday, 24th February from 12pm to 1pm in the Community Hall, across from the School. All boys and girls interested from ages 4 to 8 are welcome. FÉILE 2019 : It has been confirmed that Kerry GAA will co-host Feile Na […]

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Ultan Dillane Tops Off A Good Week With Place In Squad For Italian Game

Ultan Dillane Tops Off A Good Week With Place In Squad For Italian Game

February 19, 2019 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane has been named in the squad to play Italy in Rome on Sunday in the Six Nations Championship. The Tralee man made his first appearance for Ireland in 15 months when he came off the bench in their 22-13 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield less than two weeks […]

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That’s Four-In-A-Row Footballer Of The Week Awards For Kerry Players

That’s Four-In-A-Row Footballer Of The Week Awards For Kerry Players

February 19, 2019 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

SEAN O’Shea has picked up his third GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week award this year, but this time it’s not for his performances in green and gold. The Kenmare forward was in scintillating form for UCC bagging 2-3 as the college proved too strong for NUIG in Sunday’s Electric Ireland Sigerson […]

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Two Kerry Hotels Have Best Breakfasts In Ireland

Two Kerry Hotels Have Best Breakfasts In Ireland

February 19, 2019 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Park Hotel in Kenmare has the Best Breakfast in Ireland in a Five-Star hotel. The famous hotel won the accolade at this year’s Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards, in association with Fáilte Ireland, announced today at a ceremony at the InterContinental Dublin. Dingle Benners Hotel won the Three-Star Hotel category […]

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Open Day At Kerry College Of Further Education

Open Day At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education Open Day is being held on Wednesday, February 27 at the Clash Campus, Tralee. This annual event provides an opportunity for those attending to gain an insight into the college and the many courses on offer. Teachers and current students will be on hand during […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 19, 2019 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

WEEKLY NEWS Tralee Town Board Senior League Ballymacelligott 2-13 Kerins O’Rahillys 1-13 Our Senior team travelled to Ballymac on Sunday last to take on the home side in Round Three of the Town League.  We started well in fine dry conditions and Jack Savage opened our account in the second […]

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Abbey Inn To Host ITT Sci-Fan Society Event This Sunday

Abbey Inn To Host ITT Sci-Fan Society Event This Sunday

February 19, 2019 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee Sci-fan Society is putting on a one of a kind event for the public this Sunday. The society is bringing CúKon to Kerry for the first time. The event will be held in the Abbey Inn from 11am – 6pm. There are no pre-booked tickets for CúKon. Just […]

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Launching the Enable Ireland Kerry Diamond Ball at Ballygarry House Hotel, were, in front; Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry, Siobhan Murphy of The Kerryman and Billy Nolan of Hilsers. At back is Mark Teahan of Tralee Printing Works, Brian Hurley, Breeda Hurley, Celene Moloney and Padraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tickets Still Available For Lavish Diamond Ball In Ballygarry This Saturday

February 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH a real diamond up for grabs, top class dining and one of Ireland’s best bands to entertain, the inaugural Diamond Ball at Ballygarry House Hotel is certainly set to be a dazzling event and there are tickets still available. The Diamond Ball is being hosted by Enable Ireland Kerry […]

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New Service For Stroke Patients Commences In Listowel

New Service For Stroke Patients Commences In Listowel

February 19, 2019 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

ARD Chúram Day Care Centre, Greenville, Listowel has commenced a new pilot Stroke Day Service, providing nursing and physiotherapy supports to people recovering from a stroke in the north Kerry and West Limerick region. The Stroke Day Service is a pilot programme supported by the HSE National Office for Older […]

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Sinead Scannell, Mallory Higgins, Orla Begley and Joanna Lynch at the Bon Jovee concert  fundraiser at The Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Night At The Brandon With Bon Jovee And Friends

February 19, 2019 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain was pelting down and the wind howling outside, but music acts brewed up a storm inside the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre as around 600 people rocked the venue. Local Bon Jovi tribute act, ‘Bon Jovee’ were joined by Oracle and Mickey Joe Harte for Saturday’s event to help […]

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Scotia Clinic Team To Speak At Families Through Surrogacy Conference

Scotia Clinic Team To Speak At Families Through Surrogacy Conference

February 19, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

DR. Mary Mc Caffrey, Medical Director MB FRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician – Gynaecologist at The Scotia Clinic, Tralee and her team will be speaking at the upcoming Families through Surrogacy conference on March 9, at the Ashling Hotel, Dublin 8, from 2:30pm – 6pm. On the day Dr. Fabian Ward PhD […]

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St Pat’s GAA Club News

St Pat’s GAA Club News

February 18, 2019 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 06, 18 & 23. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Eileen Scollard c/o Texaco, Anne Kelliher Annagh, Kathleen McMulleen Caherina Cross, Moss O’Donnell Blennerville and Mike Farmer Lohercannon Next week’s Lotto will […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 18, 2019 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Scór Na nÓg Finals    The All Ireland Final at The TF Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Saturday last brought our Scór Na nÓg 2019 journey to an end and it was a proud occasion for all who were part of it. Our Léiriú group performed brilliantly to a packed auditorium […]

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