Archive for March 8th, 2019

Kerry Man Makes Final Of International Songwriting Contest

Kerry Man Makes Final Of International Songwriting Contest

March 8, 2019 at 5:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A RADIO Kerry presenter and singer-songwriter has seen his song chosen as a finalist in the International Song Writing Contest (ISC) this year. Some 19,000 entries were received for the competition and Cathal Flaherty’s ‘A Thousand Miles’ is the only Irish artist included in the final. The winning track is […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí students Samia Ali, Aleksandra Skotka, Chantelle Allen and Sophie Foran who are representing Ireland at ‘She Runs’ event in Paris. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Schools’ Students Off To Paris For ‘She Runs’ Programme

March 8, 2019 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

TWELVE students from three of Kerry ETB’s schools will be representing Ireland on the ‘She Runs’ education programme. This flagship event will be held in Paris next week and the international programme aims to promote physical activity, develop leadership and empower female students through school sport. The three Kerry ETB schools […]

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MC Murt Murphy with panel Pat Healy, Bryan Cooper, Philip Enright, Berkie Browne, Tom Quane and Conor O'Neill at the Cheltenham Preview night in Skelper Quane's on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Cheltenham Preview Night In Blennerville

March 8, 2019 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

TOP tips from the experts were handed out in Skelper Quane’s in Blennerville on Thursday night for their annual Cheltenham Preview night. MC Murt Murphy interviewed jockeys Bryan Cooper and Philip Enright  as trainer Tom Cooper, photographer Pat Healy, bookmaker Berkie Browne, Limerick Racecouse manager Conor O’Neill about the upcoming race […]

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Fr Piotr Delimat (second from right) with David Healy, Norma Foley and Bridie Healy at Fr Piotr's farewell party at St John's Parish Centre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John’s Parishioners Say Fond Farewell To Fr Piotr

March 8, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

A POPULAR priest was thanked for his work at farewell party in his honour at St John’s Parish Centre on Thursday evening. There was a good turnout for Polish native, Fr Piotr Delimat, who came to the parish in 2014 and made a great impression on his colleagues and parishioners. […]

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‘The Big Hello’ Weekend To Strengthen Community Ties And Tackle Social Isolation

‘The Big Hello’ Weekend To Strengthen Community Ties And Tackle Social Isolation

March 8, 2019 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council, in conjunction with Kerry’s Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), is inviting applications for funding from local community-led events linked to the first ever Healthy Kerry Community Weekend which will take place on the May Bank Holiday Weekend. With the theme of ‘Wellbeing Across the Ages’, the event […]

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Teacher Ms O'Leary (seated) with Holy Family pupils dressed up as fictional characters for World Book Day on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family Pupils Dress Up For World Book Day

March 8, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

HOLY Family NS was even more colourful than usual on Thursday with an array of outfits sported by the young pupils. The reason was World Book Day and the school went all out with a number of activities. “We celebrate the importance of reading for pleasure and this was certainly […]

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Mercy Mounthawk girls at the camogie blitz at Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Hosts Camogie Blitz For Schools

March 8, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE schools from Tralee and beyond took part in a schools blitz yesterday at Mercy Mounthawk. Aimed at 1st to 3rd year pupils, teams from Pres Tralee, Pres Castleisland, Causeway Comprehensive, St Joseph’s Ballybunion and Mercy Mounthawk took to the pitches under the guidance of Laura Collins, Kerry Camogie County […]

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Cast members in 'Chicago'.

Five Things To Do This Weekend

March 8, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Not a lot on this weekend, but you might find something of interest in the following… Friday 1. ‘Chicago’ in Siamsa… THE Light Opera Society of Tralee’s ‘Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville’  is being performed at Siamsa Tire, Tralee for this week with two performances left on Friday and Saturday at 8pm. […]

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