Archive for August, 2021

Marking The ‘Season Of Creation’ In Diocese Of Kerry

Marking The ‘Season Of Creation’ In Diocese Of Kerry

August 31, 2021 at 6:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Diocese of Kerry is joining dioceses across Ireland and Christian churches globally in calling for action, to ‘Restore Our Common Home’ during this ‘Season of Creation’. The Season of Creation runs from September 1st to October 4th when Christian churches around the world focus on prayer and action to […]

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New Junior Infants beginning their schooldays at Holy Family NS. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For New Junior Infants At Holy Family NS

August 31, 2021 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was the usual excitement at Holy Family NS on Monday morning for the new arrivals. In fact, the juniors weren’t the only ones beginning at Holy Family. A new principal, Maria O’Regan, was also starting her time at the school having taken over from Ed O’Brien who has just […]

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Kerry Schools Invited To Take Part In Blue Star Programme

Kerry Schools Invited To Take Part In Blue Star Programme

August 31, 2021 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY school pupils in Kerry and around Ireland are being challenged to get creative in how they learn and think about Europe through the Blue Star Programme, coordinated by European Movement Ireland. The Blue Star Programme teaches primary school children about Europe through creative activities and projects that complement the […]

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Busiest August On Record For Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

Busiest August On Record For Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

August 31, 2021 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation shows there were 327 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry. This is the biggest number since the INMO began recording the numbers back in 2006. In August 2020 there were 208 patients waiting on trolleys. The total trolley figures […]

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Ms Quirke's CBS Primary School Junior Infants in the yard during playtime on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Primary Welcomes New Junior Infants

August 31, 2021 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

AND so the fun begins. Monday saw the arrival of nearly 40 new children to CBS Primary School and the beginning of a wonderful educational journey. Friends for life were made in Ms Quirke and Ms Donoghue’s classes in the new, impressive extension to the school which opened this time […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 31, 2021 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA HOUSE DRAW: Kerry GAA’s recently launched ‘Win A House Draw’ continues to expand.  Tickets are €100 each for your chance to win a stunning 3 bedroomed house in Killarney while supporting our Kerry GAA teams.  Remember when purchasing your ticket don’t forget to include ‘Austin Stacks GAA’ in […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Bogus Traders Calling Door To Door

Gardaí Warn Of Bogus Traders Calling Door To Door

August 30, 2021 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning people to be vigilant of people calling door to door offering trade services. Gardaí say there has been an increase in these type of calls over the past few weeks. If someone calls offering painting services or to clean the gutters, be cautious and don’t feel under […]

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Kerins O’ Rahilly’s Minors after their Co. League game v Kilcummin last week

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 30, 2021 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

NÓTAÍ NA mBAN Everyone will be in action again from next week onwards. We have Co. League semi finals and finals, the North Kerry League, the Town League and Championship will also be kicking off shortly. The draw for U13, U15 and U17 Championship will be made during the week. […]

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Nearly €180,000 In Funding For Six Kerry Projects

Nearly €180,000 In Funding For Six Kerry Projects

August 30, 2021 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Rural and Community Development , Heather Humphreys TD, has announced over €4.2 million in funding to support schools, playgrounds, infrastructure projects and community organisations across Rural Ireland. The funding includes €179,191 for six Kerry projects which are as follows… • €21,487.50 — for Firies Sports Facility CLG (in association with Kerry […]

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Launching the Kerry Camino walk which takes place in September were Mike O'Donnell, Adrienne McLoughlin, Grace O'Donnell, Billy Nolan and Ingrid Boyle.

Kerry Camino To Take Place From Tralee To Dingle Next Month

August 30, 2021 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE re-scheduled annual three-day walk of the Dingle Way from Tralee To Dingle takes place on the weekend of Friday 17th to Saturday 19th September. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, the annual walk of the Kerry Camino was postponed for May 2020 and 2021. On Friday the 17th, walkers will […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 30, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil seniors will play Beaufort in the 2020 County Intermediate semi final next Sunday September 5th at 4pm in Fitzgerald Stadium. U15    Last Wednesday August 25th our U15 team travelled across town to play John Mitchels in Round 3 of the Kelliher’s Toyota Central Region competition. Our lads […]

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Tralee Parnells U10 Parnells Girls after Playing Causeway at Home in Caherslee

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

U7 Boys and Girls Following an intense training session last Friday the Tralee Parnells Under 7’s travelled to Crotta on Saturday morning for a few glorious games of hurling in the sunshine. A combination of ground and off the ground hurling tested all level of skills and Tralee Parnells rose […]

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Ballymac U-9 girls at a challenge game on Sunday last in Kileen  V Na Gaeil

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 30, 2021 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

St Kierans Minors St Kieran’s are training presently for the upcoming County Championship in September/ October . Ballymac have13  players on the squad and St Kieran’s  play against Austin Stacks West Kerry & Dr Crokes .  It was great to see such a huge turnout for our first training session […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

August 30, 2021 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Condolences: It is with great sadness that we heard the news of the passing of Elaine Clifford née Harrington this weekend. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Clifford Family Elaine’s husband Pádraig and their boys Patrick, Jack, Andrew and Conor as well as Elaine’s family, friends and neighbours at […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 30, 2021 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS John Mitchel’s Sunday Morning Juvenile Academy returns this Sunday morning from 10.15am for the start of our Autumn Season. Our Academy caters for all Boys from U7 to U11 & all Girls from U7 to U10. Our coaches are all fully vetted & having fun is our […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

August 30, 2021 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €7200 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 03, 06, 07 & 10. The five €30 consolation prizes went to: 1. Harry Poff Curraheen 2. Mike Horgan Lohercannon 3. Sheila and Mike Greaney Annagh 4. Brendan Poff Online […]

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Junior Infants at Caherleaheen getting used to their new surroundings. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin At O’Brennan And Caherleaheen

August 30, 2021 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW chapter in the lives of young children began at Caherleaheen NS and O’Brennan NS last week. The junior infants were dropped off by emotional parents but the kids were unfazed and happy to meet their new friends. “It’s been brilliant with no tears, all went really well and […]

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Ellen Cooke, Cathy Dwyer, Katie Hussey, Kirby Ann Ryan, Ciara O'Mahony and Caoimhe Carmody at the marquee in Pearse Park to watch the big match on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Watching The Kerry Game On The Big Screen In Pearse Park

August 29, 2021 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY fans woke up this morning with that hollow feeling that the team didn’t do themselves justice yesterday. Tyrone were the better team on the day after an epic semi-final in Croke Park and while there was a big contingent of Kerry fans in Dublin, there were many more thousands […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 29, 2021 at 12:51 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…  What a view… Bring your own front row seats to enjoy #BannaBeach #Tralee golden honey sunny sunset @wildatlanticway pic.twitter.com/C8Jmotgqj1 — Catherine […]

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182 New COVID Cases In Tralee LEA In Fortnight Up To Last Monday

182 New COVID Cases In Tralee LEA In Fortnight Up To Last Monday

August 29, 2021 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 182 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, August 23, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This is a 14-day incidence rate of 550.9 per 100,000 of the population, above the national […]

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Kingdom Swimmers Resume Training Together After Eight Months

Kingdom Swimmers Resume Training Together After Eight Months

August 28, 2021 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

KINGDOM Swimming Club’s Senior Squad returned to training after an eight month Covid enforced break last Wednesday. The junior squads are returning to training later in September. Head Coach, Ger McDonnell, said that “all the swimmers were delighted to be back in training and looking forward to upcoming competitions.” As a […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Junior Infants on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines As Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcomes Junior Infants

August 28, 2021 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER first day at school at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn went as smoothly as you’d expect, with two classes of junior infants beginning a new journey. “Everything went great this morning,” said Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir. “The parents had visited with the children on two occasions previously to get used to […]

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Finnegan On Films: Big Brother Is Watching On The Box This Week

Finnegan On Films: Big Brother Is Watching On The Box This Week

August 28, 2021 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week’s films cover a variety of genres and are all excellent examples of their type. We come to the eighth and final chapter of the ever popular series with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two (Saturday 6.35pm RTE One). This is truly a magical epic finale. Harry, […]

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The Range Confirms Opening Date For Tralee Store

The Range Confirms Opening Date For Tralee Store

August 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

HOME Leisure and Gardens retailer, The Range, has confirmed it will open their new store at Manor West Retail Park in Tralee on Friday, October 22. The launch takes place after months of building work and preparations to transform the former Debenhams into a brand new Range superstore. It will […]

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Artists’ Graft Needed To Transform The Mundane Into Works Of Art Around Tralee

Artists’ Graft Needed To Transform The Mundane Into Works Of Art Around Tralee

August 27, 2021 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the success of last year’s initiative where five artists transformed bland utility cabinets throughout the town of Tralee into vibrant works of art, nonfaction have issued an open call for artists, designers, and creatives to submit proposals for artworks at specific sites in the town. Graft aims to enable […]

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Listellick NS Junior Infants on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For Junior Infants At Listellick NS

August 27, 2021 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT abounded at Listellick NS on Thursday morning as parents brought their children to begin their schooldays. Teacher Ashley Reynolds said everything went very smoothly, with no tears shed and children settled in very quickly and comfortably with their new friends. However, they may not be too long in their […]

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A Spa NS Junior Infant on her first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Welcomed At Spa NS

August 27, 2021 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the current mini-heatwave we’re experiencing, it doesn’t feel like back to school time is here again. However, the uniforms have appeared and emotional parents were present and correct on Thursday morning at Spa National School as the junior infants arrived in the sunshine. It all went smoothly and teacher […]

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Manor West Retail Park To Go On The Market

Manor West Retail Park To Go On The Market

August 26, 2021 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Retail Park in Tralee is on the market with a guide price of over €55,175,000 according to a story in The Irish Times. US investor Marathon Asset Management has instructed agent Cushman & Wakefield to bring the site to market. The guide price represents a 6% discount on the […]

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Former Listellick NS pupil, Jennifer O'Mahony, with Caroline and Nicole O'Mahony, at her Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Beautiful Weather For Listellick NS Confirmation Day

August 26, 2021 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WE hope the upcoming weekends in September and October will be as kind weather-wise to those making their Confirmations and First Communions! Another glorious, sunny day saw the Class of 2021 Sixth Class pupils from Listellick NS converge on Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church for their long awaited special […]

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Cllr Jackie Healy Rae

Cllr Describes Public Transport Costs To Match As ‘Astronomical’

August 26, 2021 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY county councillor has hit out at the cost of public transport for Kerry customers, especially with regard to travelling to Dublin this weekend for the Kerry v Tyrone game. Cllr Jackie Healy Rae described the costs for some bus and rail services from Kerry to Dublin this weekend […]

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