Archive for November, 2021

David Moran comes under pressure.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys V Dr Crokes To Be Streamed Live

November 17, 2021 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a fantastic weekend of action with the two Garveys Kerry Senior Football Championship semi-finals taking place in Austin Stack Park. Austin Stacks take on St Brendan’s on Saturday night at 5.30pm with Kerins O’Rahilly v Dr Crokes taking place on Sunday at 2.30pm. Of course, nothing […]

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Public’s Views To Be Sought On Tralee Flood Relief Scheme

Public’s Views To Be Sought On Tralee Flood Relief Scheme

November 17, 2021 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE public’s views of the Tralee Flood Relief Scheme will be sought at an online ‘Virtual Consultation Room’ commencing from Friday, November 26. The Virtual Consultation Room will be available for a two-week period until December 10. Kerry County Council in conjunction with the OPW are progressing the implementation of the […]

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Michaela Edwards and John Edwards of Wild Water Adventures with Manager of Recovery Haven, Siobhan MacSweeney (centre) at the presentation of the proceeds from the Dip In The Nip fundraiser which took place in September. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Dip In The Nip’ Raised €11,690 For Recovery Haven

November 17, 2021 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Dip In The Nip’ back in September was a roaring success and it was revealed on Tuesday that €11,690 was raised for Recovery Haven Kerry. The Cancer Support facility at Killerisk joined forces with Fenit-based Wild Water Adventures for the inaugural ‘Dip in The Nip Kerry’ which saw 170 […]

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Sponsored: Range Of Skincare Products And Treatments At Cosmetic And Hair Restoration Clinic

Sponsored: Range Of Skincare Products And Treatments At Cosmetic And Hair Restoration Clinic

November 17, 2021 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

Beauty expert Mary O’Donnell of the Cosmetic and Hair Restoration Clinic at the Bon Secours in Tralee, has advice on skincare and the treatments available at the Clinic… THEY say a summer body is made in winter, the same can apply to skin care. A lot of people work on […]

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Inspired To Collaborate With Dublin Group To Roll Out Programme In Kerry Special Needs Schools

Inspired To Collaborate With Dublin Group To Roll Out Programme In Kerry Special Needs Schools

November 17, 2021 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

A COLLABORATION between Inspired Tralee and a Dublin-based disability group will see the ‘WALK PEER’ supported transition programme rolled out across a number of special needs schools in Kerry. The partnership with Inspired — the community project that aims to develop the employment, education and personal development skills of adults with […]

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Tralee Town Park And The Wetlands Receive Green Flag Awards

Tralee Town Park And The Wetlands Receive Green Flag Awards

November 17, 2021 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Town Park and Tralee Bay Wetlands have received 2021 Green Flag Awards. The awards were announced by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens. Childers Park & Woodlands in Listowel also received the flag award. The Green Flag awards are available to public town parks, country […]

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Tralee Courthouse Should Be Retained For Courts Use Say Survey Respondents

Tralee Courthouse Should Be Retained For Courts Use Say Survey Respondents

November 17, 2021 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

A GREEN Party Kerry online survey has revealed that the vast majority of respondents want Tralee Courthouse to be retained in use for Courts and there is overwhelming opposition to the proposal of a new courthouse at the Island of Geese site. The survey was conducted in September to capture public views […]

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Ciara Griffin. Photo: Billy Strickland/INPHO

Ciara Griffin To Retire From International Rugby

November 16, 2021 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

IRELAND women’s rugby team captain Ciara Griffin, will retire from international rugby following Saturday’s Autumn Test against Japan at the RDS. The 27-year-old Ballymac woman, who teaches in CBS Primary in Tralee, has captained Ireland since 2018 and will win her 41st cap this weekend. She made her test debut against […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

November 16, 2021 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Imperials BC Club Notes Some of our juvenile teams finally got to get back to competitive games. U12 Girls T1 St. Mary’s 18 – 15 Tralee Imperials The girls were unlucky to lose to St. Mary’s Castleisland but they played extremely well for their first ever competitive game. U12 […]

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Lee Strand Presents €1,000 To Winners Of Doorstep Challenge

Lee Strand Presents €1,000 To Winners Of Doorstep Challenge

November 16, 2021 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand welcomed Anthony Clifford and his father Pat from Glenbeigh to Lee Strand on Friday afternoon to be presented with €1,000 as the grand finale winners of the Lee Strand Doorstep Challenge. To celebrate one year since the launch of Lee Strand’s 100% renewable 2 litre cartons, Radio Kerry presenters […]

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Cian O’Connor, Principal at Scoil Réalt na Mara receiving a €500 donation from Aldi Charity Champion and Deputy Store Manager Eoin Finnegan at the Aldi Kenmare Store.

Seven Kerry Organisations Benefit From Aldi Community Grants Programme

November 16, 2021 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

A TOTAL of seven Kerry-based charities and community organisations have become the latest beneficiaries of Aldi’s Community Grants programme, with each receiving a €500 grant from the Aldi store teams in County Kerry. €500 grants were presented to Scoil Réalt na Mara, KDYS Tralee, St Francis Special School, Enable Ireland […]

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Launching Christmas In Tralee on Tuesday morning in The Square were Santa Claus with Mayor Of Tralee Johnnie Wall and Isabelle Lynch of John Dough's. At back is Niamh Hanley of Effigy with Brendan Culloty and Jean Foley of Tralee Municipal District with David Scott of Tralee Chamber. Photo by Dermot Crean

Square To Become A Winter Wonderland As Christmas In Tralee Launched

November 16, 2021 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE town square is set to be a winter wonderland this December as ‘Christmas In Tralee’ will create a fun-filled atmosphere for all the family. Tralee Chamber Alliance in partnership with Kerry County Council will kick off Christmas in  the town on Saturday, November 27 with the switching on of […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns Welcomes New Members In Wake Of Gold Medal Success

Tralee Tidy Towns Welcomes New Members In Wake Of Gold Medal Success

November 16, 2021 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns is holding its annual general meeting this Thursday and they are welcoming new members. It comes in the wake of Tralee being awarded their ninth Gold Medal in a row last week. Joe Moynihan of the Tralee Tidy Towns committee said: “We are thrilled to retain our […]

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Blessing Ceremony At Construction Site Of New Listellick School

November 16, 2021 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather gods were not smiling down on the site of the new Listellick school building on Friday, but nonetheless, spirits were high for a special blessing ceremony. Cahalane Brothers construction company began work at the site — just metres up the road from the current school building — back […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

November 15, 2021 at 9:16 pm Comments are Disabled

RACE NIGHT: Our hardworking Finance Committee is asking us all to join our fellow Rockies for the social event of the year at the Austin Stacks Gala Race Night on Friday week, 26th November! After nearly two years in hibernation, the great re-emergence of the Rockie faithful will take place […]

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MTU Wins Special Award For COVID Impact

MTU Wins Special Award For COVID Impact

November 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 has placed Munster Technological University (MTU) as both the highest ranked of Ireland’s Technological Universities and also the winner of a special award – University of the Year for COVID Impact. Professor Maggie Cusack, President of MTU, is delighted that this has been recognised […]

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Gavin O'Brien celebrates his second goal. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

November 15, 2021 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR CO. CHAMPIONSHIP SEMIFINAL On Sunday November 21st at 2.30p.m. our Senior team take on Dr Crokes in Austin Stack Park, Tralee. This is a huge occasion for our Club. We are looking for as many of our children, parents and families to come out and support on the day, wearing […]

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Youngsters taking part in the Sylvie Mason Blitz.

John Mitchels GAA Club News

November 15, 2021 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS 49 boys and girls trained on Sunday in addition to taking part in the pre match formalities for the John Mitchel’s Sylvie Mason tournament. In addition, 8 of our under 7s girls participated in the competition playing alongside their under 8 and 10s compatriots. They played outstandingly and are a credit to […]

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Kerry College To Host Webinar On Fibre Installation And Overhead Lines Sector

Kerry College To Host Webinar On Fibre Installation And Overhead Lines Sector

November 15, 2021 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College will hold a live information webinar event on Monday, November 29 at 7pm. This free event will feature graduates from Fibre and Overhead Lines (OHL) courses who are now working in the sector, Kerry College Admissions Office staff and members of the TLI Group Training Team. It will run […]

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Ríain will travel to Mexico City this week for the ITF Union Open World Taekwon-Do World Championship. Riain will Weigh-in on the 19th for the weight division that Riain will compete in for Sparring, followed by a Seminar where Masters & Grand Master (9th degree Black Belts) from all over the world will speak to competitors & perform demonstrations - there will be a light training session as part of it. On Sat Riain will have 2 main competitions - 1) Tul (Patterns) which is where competitors demonstrate the technical movements of TaeKwon-Do & then Sparring (1:1 combat - points system) winner takes all.

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

November 15, 2021 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto:  Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown Our next draw is tomorrow (Monday, November 15th 2021) where the jackpot will be €12,600. Get you tickets for this draw or renew your yearly tickets right here online with clubforce or at all usual outlets. Mile búiochas do gach duine for playing Milltown/Castlemaine […]

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The six Ballymac GAA Players on the CBS team who won the Munster Final Brother Taft Cup this week. Stephen Turner, Luke Silles, Luke Griffin, Cian Harris, Eoin Moriarty and Mairtín McKivergen.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

November 15, 2021 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Ballymac GAA AGM   The Ballymacelligott GAA AGM which will be held on Wednesday 1st December 2021 @ 7.30pm in The Ballygarry House Hotel. All papers in relation to the AGM have gone to our members. Ballymac GAA Club Shop: The Ideal place to shop for Christmas All our Club Gear is […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

November 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto   There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €2300 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 06, 07, 12 & 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to: Marie Fitzgibbon Online Hugo O’Shea c/o Texaco Ita Greaney Annagh Orlaith Murphy Derrymore E Paul O’Sullivan Online Next week’s […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

November 15, 2021 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Annual General Meeting The club AGM was held on Sunday evening in the sports hall at the Sports and Leisure Centre, Oakpark.  As this was the first in-person club meeting in almost two years, everybody was delighted to attend in a more sociable and relaxed atmosphere even if we did […]

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A science workshop underway at MTU Tralee as part of the Kerry Science Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Young People Enjoy Events At MTU During Kerry Science Festival

November 15, 2021 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Munster Technological University Tralee campus hosted a range of events for young people as part of the Kerry Science Festival. This family showcase event on Saturday was a great success with the 650 free places on the array of workshops and shows — taking place safely and spread out over […]

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Company’s Expansion To Create 15 New Jobs In Tralee

Company’s Expansion To Create 15 New Jobs In Tralee

November 15, 2021 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

MetPro Ltd., has announced that it is to expand operations in its facility in Clash, Tralee. This announcement will lead to the creation of approximately 15 new jobs over the next three years. Established in 1998, MetPro Ltd. specialises in the provision of sustainable solutions based on proprietaryBioCor VCI technology […]

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Top scorer Aaron Calixte in full flight. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Return To Winning Ways As Saints Sent Marching Home

November 15, 2021 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell was at the Complex for the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Super League 2021/2022 – Round 5 game on Saturday evening… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 86 Bright DCU Saints 72 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors got back to winning ways at the Tralee Sports Complex last night as they saw off the challenge of […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Incident Where Man Sustained Head Injury In Tralee

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Incident Where Man Sustained Head Injury In Tralee

November 14, 2021 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Tralee on Sunday, November 7. At approximately 7pm man in his 60s sustained a head injury in the course of an incident outside the entrance to University Hospital Kerry with hospital personnel. Following the incident the injured man was treated a University […]

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Pictured at the launch are Irish Rugby International Jenny Murphy, Senior Dublin ladies' footballer Sinead Ahearn, award-winning writer Paul Howard, Irish Paralympic athlete Greta Streimikyte and Shamrock Rovers’ Captain Ronan Finn.

Kerry People Urged To Take Part In GOAL Mile Christmas Fundraiser

November 14, 2021 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE people of Kerry are asked to stand with GOAL this Christmas as the annual GOAL Mile Fundraiser returns, supported by AIB. The Irish humanitarian aid agency is launching this year’s hugely popular event for people across Ireland and abroad, with registration now open at www.goalmile.org. The annual event sees people […]

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An Afternoon Of Fine Food And Fashion At Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch

An Afternoon Of Fine Food And Fashion At Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch

November 14, 2021 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Kerry is preparing to host a fantastic event later this month, bringing ladies together safely for an afternoon of food and fashion. While it couldn’t go ahead for obvious reasons last year, their annual Ladies Lunch returns and take place at The Ashe Hotel on Sunday, November 28. They […]

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Schools: Mercy Mounthawk Students To Take Part In National Think Languages Event

Schools: Mercy Mounthawk Students To Take Part In National Think Languages Event

November 14, 2021 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is building in the Transition Year classes at Mercy Mounthawk as they prepare for the national #ThinkLanguages2021 event which will take place on Monday, November 22. #ThinkLanguages, an annual initiative organised by Post Primary Languages Ireland  has gone from strength to strength, enjoying the participation of over 12,000 students […]

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