Archive for May, 2021

Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 9:44 pm Comments are Disabled

JUVENILE SPONSOSHIP LAUNCH: Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club launched a new three-year sponsorship of their under-age teams in glorious sunshine at Connolly Park on Sunday. Club Chairman, Billy Ryle said he was delighted to announce that Ned O’Shea & Sons Construction Ltd and John Lane & Sons Ltd, Food […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Upcoming Fixtures Credit Union SFL Division 1B Rd 1 June 12/13 Kenmare Shamrocks v Kerins O Rahillys Rd 2 June 19/20 Kerins O Rahillys v Legion Rd 3 July 3/4 Kerins O Rahillys v Rathmore Rd 4 July 17/18 An Ghaeltacht v Kerins O Rahillys Rd 5 July 31/Aug 1 Beaufort v Kerins […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB MEMBERSHIP The closing date for club membership is 31st May. Please pay online at www.foireann.iebefore then.  Senior adult membership can also be paid directly to Maurice Harmon and juvenile membership to Mary Brick or contact us through our Facebook page. JUVENILES Please ensure you have registered your child on […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Team The County League is scaled down to five games per team. Division 2 is split into A and B and we play in B.  We have two home games and three away games in this competition. In this Division: Three teams are promoted –  the top team in […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Training Friday evening in Caherslee was again abuzz with activity with everybody enjoying the long overdue warm sunshine.  Many of the older age groups focused on tactics and strategy in preparation for the return to competitive matches next week.  New players are always welcome at all age groups and pre-sanitised […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil will open their County League campaign on the weekend of June 12th /13th with a home game against Ballydonoghue. Na Gaeil 2nd team is away to Spa on the same weekend. Minor County League    Na Gaeil will play Renard/St. Mary’s at home in Killeen on Monday, June […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information In Relation To Ballyard Burglaries

Gardaí Appeal For Information In Relation To Ballyard Burglaries

May 31, 2021 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for any information regarding burglaries committed in the Ballyard area. At around 2am this morning, two houses on the same property were broken into. Gardaí are asking that if anyone saw anything suspicious in the Wetlands/Ballyard area on Sunday evening or night to contact […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Serious Assault In Banna

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Serious Assault In Banna

May 31, 2021 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault which took place in Banna last week. On Friday, May 28, between 7.30pm and 8pm, an altercation took place between a number of males in the vicinity of Car Park 3 and the Roger Casement Memorial at Banna. One of the […]

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Mayor Terry O'Brien.

Mayor Expresses Sadness That Rose Festival Won’t Go Ahead This Year

May 31, 2021 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O’Brien has expressed sadness that the Rose of Tralee International Festival will not be taking place this year. The Festival organisers issued a statement this afternoon confirming that the event will not go ahead this August. Commenting on the decision to cancel this year’s […]

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ohn Tuite of tli Tralee Road Abbeydorney who presented a cheque of €2278 to Con O'Connor Pieta House also in pic Noelle O'Brien (tli), Mary McGuillycuddy and Bryan Daly, (tli). Photo Joe Hanley

Tli Group Staff Undertake Walking Challenge For Charities

May 31, 2021 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TLI Group presented a cheque to Pieta House on Monday morning, the proceeds of a recent fundraiser by staff. Headquartered near Abbeydorney and employing over 720 staff across Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK, the company made the most of the recent level 5 restrictions by engaging their staff to […]

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Rose of Tralee 2019, Sinead Flanagan in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Of Tralee Festival Cancelled Again This Year

May 31, 2021 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International Festival will not take place again this year. This was confirmed in an official statement from the organisers this afternoon. The news will come as a blow to hospitality businesses in town who benefit hugely from the event. The Festival will return in August 2022 after […]

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Cathaoirleach Thanks Public For Efforts During County Clean-Up Week

Cathaoirleach Thanks Public For Efforts During County Clean-Up Week

May 31, 2021 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Patrick Connor Scarteen has thanked the 3,400 registered volunteers who took part in the annual County Clean Up over the past week. This year’s event took place across a full week rather than the traditional one-day initiative to ensure that public health restrictions […]

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Kerry MTU Campus Students Create Education Tool For Children With Haemophilia

Kerry MTU Campus Students Create Education Tool For Children With Haemophilia

May 31, 2021 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW education tool for children with haemophilia and their families has been created through an innovative collaboration involving students from the Creative Media Department at the Kerry campus of the Munster Technological University, Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin and the Irish Haemophilia Society. ‘My Buddy Cormac’, an informative and […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS 71 boys and girls, all superstars, trained in glorious sunshine at our academy Sunday morning.  A great time was had by all and it’s wonderful to watch the progress of our footballers. We trained in our pods and adhered to current guidelines.  Dodge ball was […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €5900 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 21, 22 & 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to: 1.       Therese Greaney Annagh, 2.      Paul McMahon Ballyard, 3.      Emma Colivet Annagh […]

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Jaro’s Image Selected For Astrophotography Exhibition

Jaro’s Image Selected For Astrophotography Exhibition

May 31, 2021 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY-BASED photographer’s work has been selected to feature in an exhibition of the judges’ 20 top-rated images, as part of the inaugural ‘Reach for the Stars’ astrophotography competition run by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. The exhibition is running online initially, on the DIAS website, www.dias.ie. An outdoor exhibition […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

May 31, 2021 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown Best of luck to everyone in our in tomorrow evenings draw (Monday, May 31st , 2021) where the jackpot will be €12,600. Play by going to: Get your tickets here Míle búiochas do gach duine for playing Milltown/Castlemaine Clubs Fortnightly Fundraiser, the money raised is vital […]

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Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In April

Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In April

May 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that April was another busy month for property sales around Tralee with 25 transactions taking place fetching a total of €4,966,605. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 30, 2021 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Edward has some views there… Break this morning from soil sampling to climb the Caherconree inland #promontoryfort guarding the approaches to […]

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Know Your Rights: Carer’s Support Grant

Know Your Rights: Carer’s Support Grant

May 29, 2021 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I care for my mother full time and I get Carer’s Allowance. Last year, I automatically got the Carer’s Support Grant in June – will I get it […]

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Finnegan On Films: Fantasy, True Stories And An Irish Classic For Your Entertainment

Finnegan On Films: Fantasy, True Stories And An Irish Classic For Your Entertainment

May 29, 2021 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has three true stories and two original tales either side of the imagination spectrum available on RTE this coming week, each with its own interesting virtues… Chariots of Fire (Saturday RTE1 2.10pm) is based on the true story of two Olympic athletes at the 1924 Paris […]

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David Clifford looks for options. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Ring The Changes For Game Against Roscommon

May 28, 2021 at 8:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY take on Roscommon in their third Allianz National Football League game at  Dr Hyde Park in Roscommon at 3.45pm on Sunday. The team shows a number of changes from the team that started in the draw against Dublin last weekend. Graham O’Sullivan comes into the full back line with […]

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Kerry Ladies Team Named For Clash Against Clare

Kerry Ladies Team Named For Clash Against Clare

May 28, 2021 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY face Clare on Sunday in the Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 2A Round 2 game. The match has a throw in time of 2pm in Austin Stack Park in Tralee and the team has been announced this afternoon. Kerry got their campaign off to a winning start with a […]

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The seizure of suspected cannabis made on Wednesday.

Gardaí Seize €20,000 Of Suspected Cannabis Herb In Killarney

May 27, 2021 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have seized almost €20,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Killarney, on Wednesday. At around 6pm Gardaí from Killarney carried out a search of a property in the Park Road area of the town. During the course of the search Gardaí seized almost €20,000 of suspected cannabis herb that had […]

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€41,000 For Tralee MD From Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund

€41,000 For Tralee MD From Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund

May 27, 2021 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Municipal District is to receive €41,000 as part of  €793,000 allocated for the county in the  ‘Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund’ to help ensure a safe outdoor summer in Kerry. The bulk of the funding (€400,000) will go to Killarney MD, over €194,000 has been allocated to Listowel MD, Castleisland/Corca […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Young Environmentalist Award

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Young Environmentalist Award

May 27, 2021 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

THREE students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí in Tralee were winners in the Young Environmentalist Awards (YEA) hosted by ECO-UNESCO in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday. The Transition Year students Zoë Ní Chearúill, Máiréad De Staic and Sorcha Ní Dhonnchú won in the final of the Senior Climate Change Category for their […]

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26/5/21 ***NO REPRO FEE*** New kettle launched to help people with restricted mobility
People with restricted mobility or limited strength will find it easier to make a cup of tea thanks to a new kettle launched in the Irish market today by Uccello Designs (26.05.21). 
Pictured at the launch of the Uccello Kettle, a daily living aid which helps people with reduced strength or mobility to pour hot water safely or lift heavy objects were Darragh Lynch, Director of Uccello Designs and Maura Maycock, who suffers from orthopaedic problems including Osteoporosis and has been using the Uccello Kettle. 
The Uccello Kettle features a ‘tilt and pour’ mechanism, enabling users to pour water without having to pick the kettle up. The product was developed in Australia by three cofounders, including Kerry man Darragh Lynch and is being launched in the Irish market today. 
For more information, or to purchase the kettle, visit: www.uccellodesigns.ie  
Pic: Marc O'Sullivan
Contact: Darragh McGirr / Niamh Breathnach, Alice PR & Events, Tel: 086-2599369 / 085-1461231, Email: media@alicepr.com

North Kerry Man Launches Product To Aid People With Reduced Strength/Mobility

May 27, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

A NORTH Kerry man has launched a kettle which is a daily living aid helping people with reduced strength or mobility to pour hot water safely. Ballylongford man, Darragh Lynch, Director of Uccello Designs launched the Uccello Kettle in the Irish market today. The product features a non-weight-bearing ‘tilt to […]

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Luke Scollard.

Luke Encourages Kerry People To Support Special Olympics Collection Day

May 27, 2021 at 9:48 am 2 comments

A LOCAL athlete is encouraging people from County Kerry to help raise €200,000 of vital funds throughout May as part of the Special Olympics Ireland annual Collection Day campaign on Friday. The fundraising target is needed to enable the charity to continue its support of 7,351 children and adults living with […]

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Jason Sinnott from Tralee and Garry Murphy from Milltown of Charge-It.

National Award For Tralee-Based Business

May 26, 2021 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED business has been honoured with a major All-Star accolade from the All-Ireland Business Foundation. Charge It Ltd, run by Jason Sinnott from Tralee and Garry Murphy from Milltown, was named All-Ireland Mobile Phone Charging Company Of The Year 2021. This is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based […]

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Maureen O'Mahony with her painting she has donated for a raffle in aid of Tír na nÓg Orphanage.

Maureen Donates Art For Raffle In Aid Of Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

May 26, 2021 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY-BASED artist has donated one of her paintings for a raffle in aid of an African orphanage set up by a Tralee woman. Maureen O’Mahony’s piece featuring two children in Kerry jerseys is called ‘The Lads’ and keeps up the GAA-related theme to her work. She was moved to […]

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