Archive for August, 2022

The Island of Geese site will be opened for an event during Culture Night on September 23.

New Island Of Geese Amphitheatre To Host Event During Culture Night

August 31, 2022 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE new amphitheatre at the Island of Geese site will be the venue for one of town’s events during Culture Night next month. ‘Firestorm’, a new and innovative fire show, takes place at  Island of Geese Amphitheatre on Friday, September 23. Meanwhile, 30 events will take place in September […]

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Another Record-Breaking Month For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

Another Record-Breaking Month For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

August 31, 2022 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

YET again this year, this month was a record-breaker for the number of patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry. There were 343 people waiting on trolleys at UHK in August, an increase of 16 on the previous record for August last year when there were 327 patients on […]

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Junior infants making friends at Listellick NS. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For Junior Infants At Listellick NS

August 31, 2022 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE junior infants entered the classrooms for the first time at Listellick National School this week, they’ll have to get used to new surroundings again later in the year. This is the last time a set of new arrivals are starting their education at the old school on the hill […]

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Craig LLynch of Ballygarry Estate won Best Chef Kerry at the awards.

Tralee Area Winners At The Munster ‘Food Oscars’

August 31, 2022 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Munster Regional finals of the 2022 Irish Restaurant Awards were held last night. Dubbed the Irish Food Oscars, the awards were held in the Radisson Blu Hotel Little Island, Co. Cork. Award winners from each county were announced in a number of different categories. Local winners included Craig Lynch of […]

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Paralympians To Speak At Chamber Breakfast Briefing

Paralympians To Speak At Chamber Breakfast Briefing

August 31, 2022 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will host its next Breakfast Briefing to take place on Thursday September 8 at The Rose Hotel. The briefing, sponsored through SME Partnership with AIB, will be focused on the theme of ‘Resilience’ and will begin at 7:30am, with arrival from 7:15am. The lead speaker on the morning will […]

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Diocese Of Kerry To Mark ‘Season Of Creation’

Diocese Of Kerry To Mark ‘Season Of Creation’

August 31, 2022 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Diocese of Kerry will join dioceses across Ireland and Christian churches globally in marking the ‘Season of Creation’  from September 1st to October 4th. This is a time when Christian churches around the world focus on prayer and action to protect the natural world or creation. It closes on the […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Local Councillor Calls For Action To Resolve School Transport Problems

August 31, 2022 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Councillor Deirdre Ferris is calling on the Dept of Education act immediately to resolve the ongoing problems with school transport. In recent weeks the councillor for the Tralee Municipal District of the Council has been contacted by numerous families looking for assistance as they cannot get a placement […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Rental Scams As Students Prepare To Return To College

Gardaí Warn Of Rental Scams As Students Prepare To Return To College

August 31, 2022 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are advising people to be wary of rental scams, particularly at a time of year when students are preparing  to return to college. There has been an increase of 30% in accommodation fraud in 2022, in comparison with 2019 (February–July 2022 v February-July 2019 (pandemic restriction years omitted). €1300 […]

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Radio Kerry Receives Five IMRO Awards Nominations

Radio Kerry Receives Five IMRO Awards Nominations

August 30, 2022 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has been shortlisted in five categories for the 2022 IMRO National Radio Awards published today. The nominations are Specialist Music Programme – The Music Tree presented by JJ O Shea; Magazine Programme – The Saturday Supplement presenter by Joe McGill; Specialist Speech Programme – Speak Up (the entry […]

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Tralee And Munster Subbuteo Club News

Tralee And Munster Subbuteo Club News

August 30, 2022 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

In it’s day the motto was “flick to kick” 7 million people played the game and it was huge. World Cup’s, National Championships the list goes on. The game is Subbuteo Table Footbal and this year marks the 75th anniversary of it’s founding. In the last 22 years the game […]

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he Austin Stack Club UNDER 7 lads who hosted Na Gaeil in Páirc Uí Chonghaile ar an Domhnach seo caite.

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

August 30, 2022 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ALL-STARS: The Rock All-Stars and their team of coaches had another brilliant morning in Connolly Park last Sunday. Everyone will be in attendance again next Sunday at 11am. Venue: the Austin Stack Club in Connolly Park…a great hour of activities and football fun in a safe space for any […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 30, 2022 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Ladies results: Sunday 28th August: MC11 Ceann Sibeal Exchange – sponsored by Adams Garage 1st Laura Rafferty 46pts (18) 2nd Sophie Moynihan 42pts (28) Best Gross Mary Savage 31pts 3rd Noran Shanahan 39pts (25) Number of entries: 48 _________ Wed 24th Aug Festival Open -Ladies singles- Tankard Bar & Restaurant […]

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Tralee Boxing Club News

Tralee Boxing Club News

August 30, 2022 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

The IABA is delighted to confirm the launch of the High Five Boxing Academy this week, an inclusive boxing training programme, for children with disabilities and additional needs. High Five began in four Dublin boxing clubs in October 2021. Chairperson Paddy Dingle, from Michael Carruth’s Drimnagh Boxing Club, had an […]

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Sean Lynch (second from right) of Hogan's Tralee, presents a cheque to Thomas White of Tralee First Responders towards the cost of a new defibrillator. Also pictured is Audrey Moran and Mary Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fundraising Campaign To Add More Public Defibrillators In Tralee

August 30, 2022 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

AN incident, where a tourist was revived after he suffered a cardiac arrest in the town centre, has prompted a fundraiser to supply more public defibrillators for Tralee. Tralee Community Responders are raising money through a gofundme page to add more defibrillators to the town and a local businessman, Sean Lynch […]

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Junior Infants at Spa NS on their first day of school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Spa NS Welcomes New Arrivals For First Day At School

August 30, 2022 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

A BIG day in the lives of young boys and girls arrived on Tuesday as Spa NS welcomed this year’s junior infants. There’s two small classes this year and they were greeted by Principal Peter Linehan and teachers Ms O’Reilly and Ms Murphy as they arrived with parents in the glorious […]

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Tralee Omniplex Reduces Ticket Prices To €4 For National Cinema Day

Tralee Omniplex Reduces Ticket Prices To €4 For National Cinema Day

August 30, 2022 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

CINEMAS across Ireland, including Tralee Omniplex, will celebrate National Cinema Day this Saturday with admission tickets at participating cinemas reduced to just €4 (RSP) including premium seats, screens and 3D screenings. Over 95% of cinemas in the Republic of Ireland will participate in this initiative, offering a wide variety of […]

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Chief Executive of the Rose of Tralee International Festival Anthony O'Gara. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Festival Boss To Meet Tralee Businesses About Formation Of ‘Co-operative’

August 30, 2022 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International Festival CEO is to meet businesspeople in Tralee with a view to encouraging the formation of a ‘co-operative’ style venture. Anthony O’Gara was speaking on Radio Kerry’s ‘Kerry Today’ programme this morning where he said they would be meeting with “significant” businesspeople in the town […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 29, 2022 at 9:35 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Fixtures for the first round of the Co. Championship have come to hand with our historic game against Na Gaeil opening the proceedings on Friday night week (9thSept) at 8pm. This will be the first time ever that the two sides are meeting in the competition. Sixteen teams […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Assault In The Square

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Assault In The Square

August 29, 2022 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses to an assault which occurred in The Square last week. The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday morning where a young man was punched by another man. Footage of the incident was widely circulated on social media. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and […]

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Kerins O’ Rahilly U12s having fun in the sun at training last Saturday

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 29, 2022 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry Petroleum Senior Club Football Championship semi final:Spa 0-16 Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-16 ) A penalty converted by Kerry senior Jack Savage in the 40th minute proved crucial as Kerins O’Rahilly’s saw off the challenge of a gallant Spa side but only after extra time in this Kerry Senior Club Championship […]

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Tralee Parnells U7s after a very enjoyable hurling blitz in Rathmore on Saturday morning

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 29, 2022 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Under 7s Following an intense preparation training session on Friday night Tralee Parnell’s under 7’s travelled to Rathmore for an early morning blitz on Saturday. Tralee Parnells, Rathmore & Abbeydorney fielded two teams each and team played three matches. All teams displayed fantastic determination while also providing us with exciting […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 29, 2022 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Sympathy: The club would like to extend its deepest sympathy to one of our founding members, Donal Leahy, on the recent passing of his sister-in-law Sr. Columbanus Quirke of the Presentation Sisters. May she rest in peace. Sympathy: The club would like to extend its deepest sympathy to Peggy and […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 29, 2022 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Get ready to party John Mitchels Gaa club social @ the Rose Hotel . Drinks reception at 7pm followed by dinner and dancing until late! A date for your diary Saturday October 08th 2022. Tickets €65.00 per person Email Johnmitchelssocial@gmail.com UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS We will take a little […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

August 29, 2022 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our club Lotto jackpot of €2800 on Sunday night last the numbers drawn were 15,17, 20 & 24. The five €30 euro consolation prizes went to: Graham Foran c/o The Rock Inn Anna Poff c/o Poff Motors P.J Crean Camp Paul Clapham c/o […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 29, 2022 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Team Match Report. On Saturday night our senior men welcomed St. Senan’s for the quarter final of the Junior Premier Championship. Regardless of the result this was to be the final home championship game of the year for Ballymac and a large crown turned. The sunny evening and hopeful expectations […]

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Cllr Sam Locke, Owais Huda, Farhan Azim, Anwarul Azim, Deputy Michael Healy Rae and Waheed Uddin at the Islamic Cultural Exhibition at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Islamic Cultural Exhibition Held In Brandon Hotel

August 29, 2022 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Brandon Hotel was the venue on Saturday for the Kerry Islamic Outreach Society’s ‘Seventh Annual Islamic Cultural Exhibition’. Visitors enjoyed complimentary refreshments, gift bags, henna painting, face painting, having their name written in Arabic calligraphy along with information on Islamic faith and culture. There was a steady stream of […]

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Danielle O'Sullivan with Nicole Comerford at the official opening of the new Quick Lodge and Withdrawal Lobby at Cara Credit Union in Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Family Fun As New Facility Officially Opens At Cara Credit Union

August 29, 2022 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THEY were doling out free ice-creams on Ashe Street on Saturday afternoon for the official launch of the Cara Credit Union’s Quick Lodge and Withdrawal Lobby. The ice-cream was just a small part of the entertainment as customers brought the kids for balloon making, face painting and a chance to win […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 28, 2022 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… Time top start brewing… It’s that time of year again .Are you due a catch up with friends ? Why not […]

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Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry receiving the cheque of €6,517 from Trish Griffin, Bronagh Shiel, Erin Flanagan and Lorraine Flanagan. Photo: Dermot Crean

Trio’s Walk Around Sydney Raises Over €6,500 For Comfort For Chemo Kerry

August 27, 2022 at 10:44 am 1 comment

THE walking efforts of three women on the other side of the world raised over €6,500 for Comfort For Chemo Kerry. Erin Flanagan from Tralee, Aislinn Dowling from Kilmoyley and Bronagh Shiel from Kilkenny (whose mother Trish hails from Castlegregory) took on the fundraiser in response of Erin’s mother Lorraine […]

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The 1938 Riley which was driven to Tralee from Killarney by one of the club’s longest-serving members, Mike Mc Donagh

Kingdom Veteran, Vintage And Classic Car Club Plans Autumn Events

August 27, 2022 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kingdom Veteran, Vintage and Classic Car Club is planning two events to wrap up the classic car season in Kerry. On September 25, the club will run its Secretary’s Scramble, a long-standing tradition in the club where the sitting secretary puts on a run of their choice. This year […]

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