Archive for September, 2022

Marcella O'Connor.

New Kerry Filmmaker In Residence Commences Work

September 30, 2022 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

MARCELLA O’Connor is commencing her Filmmaker in Residence position in Kerry County Council next week. Due to the high demand for filmmaker advice and facilitation in Kerry, Marcella will be providing additional filmmaking mentoring to schools in Kerry alongside the work already being done by Mieke Vanmechelen in this area. […]

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‘From The Ground Up’ Gathering In Tralee To Celebrate Biodiversity Initiatives

‘From The Ground Up’ Gathering In Tralee To Celebrate Biodiversity Initiatives

September 30, 2022 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A GATHERING will take place next weekend in Tralee to showcase and celebrate the many biodiversity initiatives that have taken place all over Kerry during the past few challenging years. ‘From The Ground Up – Celebrating Biodiversity, Leadership and Community Wellbeing’ will take place in a number of locations in town […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Tralee Winners At Best Of Kerry Awards

PHOTO GALLERY: Tralee Winners At Best Of Kerry Awards

September 30, 2022 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

LAST night was a good one for businesses in the Tralee area as they scooped a fair share of the awards at the Radio Kerry’s ‘Best Of Kerry 2022 Awards’, sponsored by Lee Strand. Taking place at an event at the Dúchas Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Centre at the Kerry Sports Academy, […]

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Wednesday, 28th September 2022
Picture This: Illustration-led reading guide from Children’s Books Ireland aims to break down barriers to children’s reading
Pupils from St Patrick's Cathedral Grammar School in Dublin mark the launch of Children’s Books Ireland’s new Picture This reading guide which celebrates picture books and illustrations for children and young people aged 0-18. Pictured at the launch assisting Children’s Books Ireland CEO, Elaina Ryan, was young reader Kate (3).
Picture This features over 230 recommended reads reviewed by experts in children’s literature, including 29 Irish language books. 
Contact: Emma Walsh / Julie Sherlock, Alice PR & Events, Email: / Tel: 083-3839791 / +44 7834 776519

New Children’s Books Reading Guide Available In Kerry Libraries

September 30, 2022 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW reading guide from Children’s Books Ireland celebrating picture books and illustration is now available in every branch library in Kerry. ‘Picture This’ features over 230 recommended reads for children and young people aged 0–18, which have been reviewed by experts in children’s literature. The guide aims to break […]

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Amy Huberman.

Amy Huberman To Receive Maureen O’Hara Award At Kerry Film Festival

September 30, 2022 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF)  officially launched their 2022 film festival programme this morning. Celebrating its 23rd edition, this year’s festival will take place from October 20 – 23 across a series of venues throughout Killarney, as well as showcasing a bespoke KIFF screening in Dingle on Sunday, October 23. […]

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Tralee Businesses Win At ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’

Tralee Businesses Win At ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’

September 29, 2022 at 9:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were a number of Tralee businesses among the winners at Radio Kerry’s ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’ announced tonight at an event at the Dúchas Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Centre at the Kerry Sports Academy,Tralee. There were 17 winners (see full list below) announced at the inaugural awards which were organised by […]

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Pictured are Susan Duggan (Wilton); Elaine O’Driscoll (Tralee); Aisling Linehan (Blackpool); Peter Mark CEO Peter O’Rourke; Gwen Cleary (Winthrop Street); Alice Hanley (Crescent Limerick) and  Lorraine O’Connor (Crescent Limerick) at the Peter Mark Long Service Awards, held at Hayfield  Manor, Cork. The Peter Mark Long Service Awards recognise employees from salons across the  island of Ireland who have worked at Peter Mark for 10 years or more. In total, 115 Peter Mark  colleagues across the country received a Long Service Award this year. 
Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney / Provision.

Peter Mark Tralee Employee Honoured At Company’s Long Service Awards

September 29, 2022 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Peter Mark employee was among the 115 members of the company’s team to be honoured for their valued contribution and long-standing service. Elaine O’Driscoll, who has 30 years service to Peter Mark Tralee, received a Long Service Award which recognises employees from salons across the island of Ireland […]

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Tomás Hayes, Kerry LEO, Kevin McCarthy, Garvey Group, Fiona Leahy, Kerry LEO and Noel Fitzgerald of PSC Taxation Services at the Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office in association with PSC Taxation Services Budget 2023 Briefing in the Manor West Hotel on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Budget 2023 Briefing Held At Manor West Hotel

September 29, 2022 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large attendance this morning at the Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office, in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services), Budget 2023 Briefing in the Manor West Hotel. The seminar was delivered by registered tax consultant Francis Moriarty of PSC Taxation Services who was also available to answer questions on the […]

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Looking forward to the John Mitchels GAA Social on Saturday, October 8 were Rory Kilgallen, Aisling Foley of The Rose Hotel with Joanne Noonan and Mark Noonan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mitchels Faithful To Gather For First Social In Over A Decade

September 29, 2022 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS are selling fast for what is sure to be a fantastic night of entertainment for the members of a proud local GAA club. The first John Mitchels GAA Club Social in 13 years will take place on Saturday, October 8 at The Rose Hotel and club members of the […]

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At the presentation of the cheque from the Automobili Italia Tralee event to the local branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) were, from left; Holly Mulqueen, Andrew Mulqueen of the Italian Car Club Ireland; IWA Bus Driver John Ferguson; Terry O'Brien, Service Co-ordinator at Kerry branch of IWA; Eileen Keane, Service Support Officer at the Kerry branch of the IWA; Mike Dowling and Rory Kerins, organisers of the Automobili Italia Tralee event. Photo by Dermot Crean

Collection At Automobili Italia Tralee Raises €3,500 For Irish Wheelchair Association

September 29, 2022 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE local branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) received a cheque for €3,500 on Wednesday thanks to a event held in town two weeks ago. The inaugural ‘Automobili Italia Tralee’ car show was a huge success on the weekend of September 16/17, with cars and motorcycles filling the FBD Insurance/Peevers […]

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Pictured at the presentation (l to r) Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon; Gearoid Linnane, CEO Lee Strand; Deirdre Ryan, Origin Green Director and Dan Mac Sweeney Chairman of The Board, Bord Bia.

Lee Strand Awarded Gold Membership At Origin Green Awards

September 28, 2022 at 6:50 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand was recognised once again for their exceptional performance and commitment to sustainability with Gold Membership at the Origin Green 2022 awards. Origin Green is Ireland’s food and drink sustainability programme led by Bord Bia – The Irish Food Board. Gold Membership is awarded to companies who demonstrate an […]

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A spectacular fire and aerial circus show will take place in Tralee at the end of October.

Number Of Events In October As Part Of Local Live Performance Programme

September 28, 2022 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE will be 35 events taking place in October with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’s Local Live Performance Programming Scheme 4. The events will take place across the county and there’s something for everyone, with music, vocal, storytelling, fire and aerial circus performances […]

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Joan O'Regan on one of her trips to Kenya with Brighter Communities.

How Brighter Communities Changed Joan’s Outlook On Life

September 28, 2022 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL woman has spoken of the benefits of volunteering overseas, crediting Kenya with ‘blowing her mind and changing her outlook forever. 72-year-old Joan O’Regan, who lives in Ballymullen, was recounting her time spent volunteering in Kericho County in Kenya with Irish NGO, Brighter Communities Worldwide. The retired French teacher, […]

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Pat Herlihy and Paul Lowth of The Huddle Bar looking forward to welcoming Ray Houghton on Sunday, October 9. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Night In Store As The Huddle Prepares To Welcome Ray Houghton

September 28, 2022 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S not long to go until a Republic of Ireland and Liverpool FC legend comes to The Huddle Bar for a night not to be missed by football fans. Paul Lowth of The Huddle on Strand Street brought Ronnie Whelan to the bar in April and now Ronnie’s former teammate […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 28, 2022 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown The fortnightly club lotto draw took place on Monday, September 19th at the club grounds. There was no jackpot winner on this occasion. The numbers drawn were 2, 10, 17 and the bonus ball was 4. Lucky Dip winners were as follows: €50 – Padraig […]

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Tralee Boxing Club News

September 28, 2022 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Our young squad of boxers at Tralee Boxing Club have been keeping up the hard work this week with a trip to neighbours,Sliabh Luachra in Castleisland, for a night of sparring last Wednesday. A change is as good as a rest, and it was a great opportunity for our boxers […]

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Laurie Shaw

Laurie Shaw And Pretty Happy For Free Gig In The Greyhound

September 28, 2022 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TWO music artists make their way to Tralee this Friday night, September 30, for a free gig in ClubHeadBangBang at The Greyhound Bar. The double header, brought to you by non-faction, features Laurie Shaw and three piece art-punk band Pretty Happy at an event supported by Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, […]

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Tralee Chamber CEO Colette O'Connor

Tralee Chamber Welcomes Some Budget Measures But Says Opportunities Were Missed

September 27, 2022 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber has welcomed the overall initiatives introduced in Budget 2023 to support business and the expansionary approach of the Government to address many of the needs of the most exposed members of the business community. However, Colette O’Connor CEO Tralee Chamber, said the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

September 27, 2022 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ALL-STARS: Our All-Stars had great football and great fun again last Sunday at the Austin Stack Club in Connolly Park. Yes, they had a ‘ball’! To join our Sunday morning session just come along to Connolly on Sunday at 11am. For information….ring/text Sandra (087-294 6658) or Sarah (087-281 0239). […]

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Kingdom Swimmers Community Games Finals

Kingdom Swimming Club News

September 27, 2022 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

National Community Games Swimming Finals Kingdom Swimming club was well represented at the recent National Community Games Swimming Finals with a number of our swimmers representing their respective areas across a number of individual & relay events., and taking home 4 individual & 1 team medals to the Kingdom. Congratulations […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

September 27, 2022 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

RESULTS: Sunday 25th – MC12 -Dooks Exchange – sponsored by The Grand Hotel 1st Monica O’Neill 37pts (24) 2nd Maura Mc Kenna 36pts (31) Best Gross Margaret Hayes 23pts 3rd Bernie O’Loughlin 36pts (33) Wed 21st – Club singles 1st Carole Dooley 37pts (31) 2nd Nuala Dawson 37pts (20) 3rd […]

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Ciara Noble – Clippity Clop, Ciaran Sears – Scotia Farm, Orla Brosnan – Clippity Clop and Tom Sears – Scotia Farm at the 'Promoting Inclusive Employment' event at Ballygarry Estate on Friday.

PHOTOS: Inspired Group Hosts ‘Promoting Inclusive Employment’ Event At Ballygarry

September 27, 2022 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Inspired group held their ‘Promoting Inclusive Employment’ event at Ballygarry Estate on Friday, September 23. The event aimed to raise awareness among local employers in relation to the recruitment and retention of people with intellectual disabilities in the workplace. Over 25 local employers were represented at the presentation, which […]

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Domino’s Pizza To Create 30 Jobs In Kerry Over Coming Months

Domino’s Pizza To Create 30 Jobs In Kerry Over Coming Months

September 27, 2022 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

DOMINO’S Pizza has launched a major new recruitment drive to fill 1,000 roles across Ireland, around 30 of which will be located in Kerry. The company is gearing up for the busy festive season and the World Cup 2022, with 700,000 pizzas estimated to be ordered by consumers in the country […]

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The TEDx Tralee stage before welcoming audiences to the event at Siamsa Tíre on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

TEDx Tralee Returns To Siamsa Tíre Next Month

September 27, 2022 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

TEDxTralee, an independently organised event, licensed by TEDx, returns to Siamsa Tire on Thursday, October 6, with the theme of ‘The Good Room’ and as part of the An Turas Mor – Homecoming Kerry Festival. Local Curators and Co-Coordinators Bryan Carr and James Finnegan felt that after the stunning success […]

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Participants in the Banna Coastcare beach clean-up on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Volunteers Collect 20 Bags Of Waste In One Hour On Banna Beach

September 27, 2022 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

BANNA Coastcare were out in force again on Sunday taking part in this year’s Big Beach Clean. Sixteen youths joined the clean-up, removing 20 bags of rubbish from the beach and dunes in just one hour. Banna Coastcare saw a fantastic turnout on Sunday for this year’s Big Beach Clean, approximately […]

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The Warriors team panel with coaches and Kevin McCarthy and Jim Garvey of sponsors Garvey Group. Photo by Dermot Crean

Warriors Ready To Defend Title As Season Begins This Weekend

September 27, 2022 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

  By Alan Cantwell Garvey’s Tralee Warriors launched their 2022/2023 season at Garvey’s Supervalu in Tralee  on Monday ahead of the start of the Super League campaign this weekend. The League and National Cup champions took a short break from preparations for the opening game of the season, and what […]

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Launching the Tralee Chamber/Kerry County Council Christmas In Tralee programme at Kerry County Museum on Tuesday morning were, seated in front; President of Tralee Chamber Nathan McDonnell and Mayor of Tralee Mikey Sheehy. Standing from left; Colette O'Connor, Stephen Stack, Aidan Turner and Cllr Jim Finucane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chamber And Council Already Planning For A Memorable Christmas In Tralee

September 27, 2022 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S less than 90 days to Christmas and preparations are already in hand to make it another memorable season in Tralee. Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council are focusing on bringing family interactive events of a high standard to the town this Christmas. With the support of Oliver Hurley […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 8:52 pm Comments are Disabled

DEATH OF BRENDAN DOWLING: There was great sadness in the Club and in the local community last Tuesday (20th Sept) when news broke of the death of our current Club President, Brendan Dowling. Brendan was appointed to that position in 2010 following the passing of Fr. Mícheál Galvin and like […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Alleged Slapping Of Child

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Alleged Slapping Of Child

September 26, 2022 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving a child last week in town. An 11-year-old girl was cycling her bike in Garvey’s Supervalu car park in Tralee with friends between 7.30pm and 8.15pm on Tuesday, September 20. It is alleged a man in a car, not […]

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Representing Kerins O’ Rahilly in the U13 Tralee District team are Lily, Aimee, Córa, Caragh and Aoife with their coach Tricia and her daughter Lexi

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

County Championship Round 3 Result Spa  4-13 Kerins O RAHILLYS 0-16 We traveled to Spa Killarney for our final game in this years Senior County Championship on Saturday evening. In a game that was irrelevant to both sides , having both lost in rounds one and two. Lining out with […]

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