Archive for August, 2021

Former Holy Family NS pupil, Thomas Hurley, with Channelle and Thomas Hurley at his Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Finally Arrives For Holy Family’s Class Of 2021

August 25, 2021 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THEY may be starting a whole new chapter in their lives soon, but there was one last aspect to their primary school lives to complete for last year’s Holy Family NS sixth class pupils. Nearly 30 pupils and their parents were in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church for their […]

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Tralee Dynamos To Host Charity Family Fun Day

Tralee Dynamos To Host Charity Family Fun Day

August 25, 2021 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Dynamos FC is to host a family fun charity event with all gate proceeds on the day going to the Kerry Parents and Friends Association. Taking place on Sunday, September 5, from 1pm to 4pm at the grounds in Cahermoneen, everyone is asked to come along for some fun and […]

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Miriam O'Callaghan launching the

Host A Coffee Morning And Help Out Kerry Hospice

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TOGETHER for Hospice, which represents 26 Hospice and specialist palliative home care services throughout the country, today announced the launch of the 2021 Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice. The campaign was launched by journalist and broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan, who is calling on people in Kerry to support this […]

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Launching the Honda 50/70/90 and Classic Bike Run which takes place this Sunday.

Get Set For The Honda 50/70/90 And Classic Bike Run This Sunday

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success last year and those of you with a Honda 50/70/90 or classic motorbike might be interested in this day out this weekend. The West Kerry Honda 50 and Classic Bike Run takes place on Sunday, August 29 from 12 noon and will see participants head […]

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Leah Clail transformed.

Kerry Make-Up Artists To Compete In New RTE Series

August 24, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a strong Kerry connection to a new series beginning on RTE next week. Glow Up Ireland, presented by TV star, model and influencer Maura Higgins will air on RTÉ2 from 9:35pm on Thursday September 2. And the first episode will feature a guest judge, Colin Horgan from Ardfert. Also, Leah […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Wants Assurances Students Won’t Be Out Of Pocket For Accommodation If Classes Move Online

August 24, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Deirdre Ferris is calling on Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris, to ensure that any student who pays for student accommodation in advance will be refunded in the event classes move primarily online. Cllr Deirdre Ferris of Sinn Fein stated; “I welcome recent statements that college […]

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Gardaí Investigate Incidents Involving Damaged Vehicles

Gardaí Investigate Incidents Involving Damaged Vehicles

August 24, 2021 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to two incidents involving vehicles recently. On Saturday, August 14, a car was damaged at Garveys Supervalu carpark in town at about 10.35pm. A black car with a 10-D registration was seen in the vicinity and failed to remain in the scene […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 24, 2021 at 9:25 am 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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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 23, 2021 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS 60 boys and girls trained in perfect weather on Sunday at our academy.  Super fun was had with lots of super skills on show and no small amount of fun was had in addition.  Training takes a break next Sunday before they go back to school and will […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 23, 2021 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Minors     Our minors had a great win in the County League semi final last week when they defeated Dingle/Annascaul/Lispole on a score line of: Na Gaeil: 4-16; Dingle/Annascaul/Lispole: 1-08. The date for the final is not fixed yet. U15    So far in the Kelliher’s Toyota Central region Competition Na Gaeil […]

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Carmel OShea (Development & Facilities Officer) presenting the Top Sellers Prize in the National Club Draw to Natalie Hennessy and Diarmuid Brennan

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 23, 2021 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

National Cub Draw, Our top sellers in the National Cub Draw, Natalie Hennessy and Diarmuid Brennan were presented with two tickets for Sundays All Ireland hurling final by Development & Facilities Officer Carmel O Shea. Thank you to Diarmud and Natalie for all your hard work, we hope that you […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

August 23, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL We will face Castleisland Desmonds or Spa in Round 1 of the Intermediate Club Championship. Date & time to be confirmed. JUVENILES Please ensure your child completes the mandatory health questionnaire before each training session or game. Please check out our Facebook Page/Instagram/Twitter for all fixtures and photos […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

August 23, 2021 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €7100 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 09, 13 & 16. The five €30 consolation prizes went to: 1. Edddie Lynch Online 2. Laila Counihan Curraheen 3. Moss Trant Curraheen 4. Delia Finn Curraheen 5. Marie […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

August 23, 2021 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown Next Draw Our next draw is tomorrow (Monday, August 23rd, 2021) where the jackpot will be €12,600.   BAILE AN MHUILINN – CAISLEÁN NA MAINGE ABU. Get you tickets for this draw or renew your yearly tickets right here online with Clubforce or from […]

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Fun games at Kerins O’ Rahilly training

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 23, 2021 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

NÓTAÍ NA mBAN While our other age groups have been playing away over the past few weeks there hasn’t been anything happening  competition wise for our U14 and U16 girls…. Well ladies you’re in for a bumper pack of games over the next few weeks you’ll be delighted to hear… […]

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The Park U12 side taking part in the tournament. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Teams Take Part In Underage Soccer Blitz At Park FC

August 23, 2021 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kenya Education Project Cup was a fantastic success on Saturday at St . Brendans Park FC with clubs from all over the county and beyond taking part. Christy Leahy Park was a hive of activity for the underage tournament which saw teams from Clare, Tipperary and Kerry take to […]

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Una Lynch and Teresa O'Brien of 2 Beans In A Box launching the annual Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk.

Annual Walk To Remember Tony O’Donoghue

August 23, 2021 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tony ‘Todd’ O’Donoghue Memorial Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit was launched yesterday by local business, 2Beans In A Box. The walk will take place on Saturday, September 4 and due to current restrictions  organisers are asking that you walk with your own group . It will […]

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‘My Kerry Biosphere’ Calendar Launched

‘My Kerry Biosphere’ Calendar Launched

August 23, 2021 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘My Kerry Biosphere’ calendar for 2022 was launched this week at an event in Killarney House as part of the National Heritage Week. The artwork on the calendar has been created by students from all over Kerry who were invited to connect creatively with the natural heritage of the […]

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Kerry lining up.

Kerry v Tyrone Game To Be Shown On Big Screen In Pearse Park

August 23, 2021 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Park Festival Tralee has just released tickets for the Kerry v  Tyrone game to view on the big screen on Saturday next and is inviting Kerry supporters to enjoy the match in a safe and enjoyable setting. Tralee Municipal District and the festival organisers have organised the screen in […]

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Fenit RNLI Rescues Swimmer After Search Off Castlegregory

Fenit RNLI Rescues Swimmer After Search Off Castlegregory

August 23, 2021 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Volunteer lifeboat crew from Fenit RNLI rescued a swimmer last night following an extensive search after clothes had been found on a beach at Castlegregory earlier in the day. At 8.30pm volunteer lifeboat crew with Fenit RNLI spotted a head above the water and took the swimmer onboard the […]

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Jimmy and Eileen Moran looking forward to their retirement. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jimmy And Eileen Say Farewell After 34 Years In Strand Street Shop

August 21, 2021 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an emotional evening for Jimmy and Eileen Moran on Friday as they closed the door on their Strand Street shop for the last time. Having taken over the store back in 1987, generations of families have shopped there over the years and the couple have held a special […]

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Finnegan On Films: All Human Life And Drama On Display

Finnegan On Films: All Human Life And Drama On Display

August 21, 2021 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on a diverse range of movies on the box over the next week… We are now approaching the conclusion of the series with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1).  Harry, Ron and Hermione are in hiding after the dark lord […]

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Gardaí Warn Of COVID-19 Related Text Scam

Gardaí Warn Of COVID-19 Related Text Scam

August 20, 2021 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning the public of a recent text message (smishing) scam where persons are receiving text messages purporting to be from Health Service Executive (HSE) and advising the public to book an appointment for a Covid-19 test through a link on the text. Once the person clicks on the […]

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Little Rose O'Flaherty and family with members of the  Tralee Born To Run Club launching the Virtual 5k fundraiser. Photo by Dermot Crean

Help Rose’s Campaign With Born To Run’s 5k Fundraiser This Weekend

August 20, 2021 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Born to Run Club are all set to host their fundraising run to help a little girl from Ballymac. The Help Rose Bloom 5k Virtual Run is being held this Saturday and Sunday in aid of four year old Rose O’Flaherty who lives with Type 1 Spinal Muscular […]

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Places Filling Up Fast For Féile Family Camps At Pearse Park

Places Filling Up Fast For Féile Family Camps At Pearse Park

August 20, 2021 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Feis Dancing competition is in full swing at the moment in Pearse Park with hundreds of dancers competing and families from all over the country staying in town. However, there’s still much more to look forward to after the dancing finishes on Saturday evening. Sunday will see the start […]

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Tralee LEA Saw 169 New COVID Cases In Fortnight Up To Monday

Tralee LEA Saw 169 New COVID Cases In Fortnight Up To Monday

August 20, 2021 at 10:18 am 1 comment

THERE were 169 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, August 16, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This is a rise of 45% on the the previous fortnight (up to August 2) when […]

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Free Online Course For Those Supporting Loved One With Cancer

Free Online Course For Those Supporting Loved One With Cancer

August 19, 2021 at 2:18 pm 1 comment

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, will host a free, six-week online course for those supporting a loved one with cancer, beginning on September 14th. Given over two and a half hours, one day a week, for six weeks, the Building Better Caregivers programme will offer valuable support and practical […]

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Kerry Projects To Receive €476,000 In Funding

Kerry Projects To Receive €476,000 In Funding

August 19, 2021 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AN announcement of €476,000 in funding for Kerry under the Our Rural Future Digital Innovation Programme has been made today. The programme funds Local Authority-led innovation projects that provide a public benefit and support regional digital development. In total €476,800 in funding is awarded to three major projects across the […]

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Met Éireann Issues Rainfall Warning For Kerry

Met Éireann Issues Rainfall Warning For Kerry

August 19, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

ENJOY the dry weather today because Friday is going to be a wet one according to Met Éireann. They have just issued a Status Yellow  Rain warning for Kerry as well as Mayo and Galway. Heavy and possibly thundery falls of rain at times onThursday night and on Friday with […]

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Sponsored: Kirby’s Brogue Inn Is Hiring For A Number Of Positions

Sponsored: Kirby’s Brogue Inn Is Hiring For A Number Of Positions

August 19, 2021 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S not often that someone gets the opportunity to work in their favourite restaurant. Business is booming in Kirby’s Brogue Inn since they reopened and the “landmark at the bottom of the Rock in Tralee” is hiring experienced staff for multiple roles. Chefs, Commis Chefs, Bar and Waiting Staff, Deli […]

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