Archive for June, 2024

Feile na mBlath kicked off on Friday in the Town Park and continues until Sunday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To See And Do At Féile na mBláth On Sunday

June 30, 2024 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

The weather wasn’t great on Saturday but it’s set to be bit brighter today, so here’s some things to get out and enjoy at Féile na mBláth on Sunday… 1. Visit the Food and Craft village… Again, you can enjoy the festival gourmet food and craft stalls on the pathways […]

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Automobili Italia Event To Take Place In Tralee Again This September

June 30, 2024 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

  FOR the third year, Tralee will once again host ‘Automobili Italia Tralee’ this September. Owners of cars, motorbikes or vans, which are of Italian make, can bring them along to the Ballygarry Hotel And Spa car park on Saturday, September 7. The event has been a great success over […]

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REPORT: Kerry And Wexford Share The Points At Mounthawk Park

REPORT: Kerry And Wexford Share The Points At Mounthawk Park

June 29, 2024 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Ivan Hurley reports on last night’s Airtricity League Of Ireland Division One game at Mounthawk Park last night… Kerry FC 1-1 Wexford FC Kerry were back in Mounthawk Park following the summer recess in the League of Ireland season, welcoming the South-Easterners to a wet and windy Tralee on one […]

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Know Your Rights: Support For Carers

Know Your Rights: Support For Carers

June 29, 2024 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Ciara O’Gorman, Development Manager with South Munster Citizens Information Service outlines the supports currently available for carers. “People providing care for family members often are so busy with their […]

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Families Invited To Watch Kerry v Derry On Big Screen In The Town Park

Families Invited To Watch Kerry v Derry On Big Screen In The Town Park

June 29, 2024 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE most Kerry fans in town are unlikely to make their way to Dublin on Sunday to watch the big game, an alternative for families is a trip to the Town Park during Féile na mBláth. The Festival organisers are putting a big screen in the Kerry Group Marquee and […]

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One of the floral creations in the Flower Tent. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do At Féile na mBláth On Saturday

June 29, 2024 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

While there’s a few showers forecast for this morning, the afternoon should brighten up, so here’s some things to get out and enjoy at Féile na mBláth on Saturday… 1. Have a blooming lovely time… Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents a festival of colour  with decorative wild and cut […]

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Finnegan On Films: Disaster Flick And A Biopic Among Movies On The Box

Finnegan On Films: Disaster Flick And A Biopic Among Movies On The Box

June 29, 2024 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Sport still dominates the home channels today, but there are some interesting film offerings on display says our movie guy, James Finnegan… Two years on from capsizing an ocean liner in ‘The Poseidon Adventure’, Producer Irwin Allen gathered another group of well know acting talent in The Towering Inferno (Saturday […]

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Anne Abraham with Estelle Ambrose and her 'Let's Go Party' Barbie floral creation in the Flower Tent. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Féile na mBláth Officially Opens In Town Park

June 28, 2024 at 5:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather held out (for the most part) this afternoon as Féile na mBláth returned to the Town Park. Deputy Mayor Cllr Terry O’Brien performed the official opening in the Kerry Group Marquee kicking off a weekend of family entertainment. There was music in the marquee from Music Generation Kerry […]

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Members of the Cassie Leen Dance Company at Shannon Airport before heading to Blackpool.

Local Dance Troupe Heads To Blackpool For World Championships

June 28, 2024 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was dance fever at Shannon Airport this week as the Cassie Leen Dance Company from Tralee arrived at the airport ahead of their trip to Blackpool, UK, to compete in the World Dance Championships. The troupe of 28 dancers hail from Tralee and Listowel and are aged between 3 […]

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Mayor of Tralee Cllr Mikey Sheehy pictured in June 2022.

Mikey Sheehy Elected New Mayor Of Tralee

June 28, 2024 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Mayor of Tralee has made the progression of the new chemotherapy unit at UHK one of his priorities during his tenure as first citizen of the town for the next year. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy was elected Mayor at a meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on […]

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Gardai Investigate Suspected Fatal Assault In Castleisland

Gardai Investigate Suspected Fatal Assault In Castleisland

June 28, 2024 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are investigating a suspected fatal assault on a male that occurred in the early hours of Friday, June 28 in Castleisland. At approximately 12:30am, Gardaí and emergency services received a report of an unresponsive male with serious injuries outside a residence at An Caislean Mor in Castleisland. The man, […]

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At the launch of the Blennerville Horse and Pony Agricultural Show were Tim Hurley, Joan Devane, John Browne, Anne Smith, Michelle Smith, Jill Moffatt, Sinead Walsh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Entertainment For All The Family At 43rd Blennerville Horse And Pony Agricultural Show

June 28, 2024 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Blennerville Horse and Pony Agricultural Show committee got together at Gallys Bar and Restaurant on Thursday evening to launch of the 43rd edition of the show. The show will take place on Sunday July 14, and will be the third show to be held in the new showgrounds […]

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Aine Quinn with pupils and guests  at a retirement celebration held for her at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tears And Laughter As Blennerville School Says Goodbye To Áine

June 28, 2024 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

FEW members of staff have touched the lives of pupils and staff at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville in such a positive way as Áine Quinn. The Tralee native has spent nearly 30 years nurturing pupils at the school, but that all comes to an end this week with Áine’s […]

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Four Things To See And Do At Féile Na mBláth On Friday

Four Things To See And Do At Féile Na mBláth On Friday

June 28, 2024 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

Three days of fun for all the family kicks off today when Féile na mBláth returns to the Town Park and surrounding area. Here’s a few things to get up to…. 1. Peruse the food and craft stalls… From 12 noon, a food and craft village will deliver delicious food […]

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MTU President, Professor Maggie Cusack, at the launch of MTU's Cyber Innovate initiative in Cork City Gaol in February. Photographer: Darragh Kane

MTU Announces 14 New Jobs Under TU RISE Programme

June 28, 2024 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER Technological University (MTU) has today announced 14 new roles in research management and administration under the Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE) programme. Earlier this year, MTU received €14.6 million in funding under TU RISE and the new posts will form a key part of MTU’s Research-to-Impact initiative. MTU […]

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PREVIEW: Kerry FC Welcome Wexford Side To Mounthawk Park On Friday Night

PREVIEW: Kerry FC Welcome Wexford Side To Mounthawk Park On Friday Night

June 27, 2024 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

By Ivan Hurley The Kingdom are back in action tomorrow evening in Mounthawk Park as the SSE Airtricity Men’s First Division rumbles back into action after a well-deserved summer recess. Wexford FC are the visitors to Mounthawk Park for Matchday 22 and there is a 19:45 kick-off for this one. […]

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Mags O'Sullivan with fellow swimmer Javier Vázquez Díaz-Mayordomo.

Tralee Woman Swims The Straits of Gibraltar

June 27, 2024 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL woman has completed an impressive achievement by swimming the Straits of Gibraltar. On Monday, June 17, Mags O’Sullivan was offered an opportunity to swim the Straits, after a long wait of seven years. “I had just turned 60 a few weeks prior to this so this was a […]

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Here’s The Full Programme For Féile Na mBláth This Weekend

Here’s The Full Programme For Féile Na mBláth This Weekend

June 27, 2024 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Féile na mBláth at the Park Festival begins this Friday and continues until Sunday evening with a host of activities in the Town Park and surrounding area. Thanks to Kerry County Council – Tralee Municipal District, entry to the festival and its events will once again be 100% […]

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Pictured at the Network Ireland Kerry June event ‘The Impact of Self Image on your Well-being & Success’ with Fiona Doyle, International Personal Stylist / B.Ed President Network Ireland Limerick, in The Great Southern Hotel Killarney on Thursday evening last (June 20th) were: Linda O’Callaghan (CSG), Brid O’Connor (CSG), Aisling Foley (The Rose Hotel) and Roisin Smullen (MTU). Photo: Michelle Breen Crean Photography

PHOTOS: Network Ireland Kerry Celebrates First Anniversary In Style

June 27, 2024 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

NETWORK Ireland Kerry hosted their first anniversary in the Great Southern Hotel, Killarney as they welcomed members to enjoy an evening of celebration and networking. President of Network Ireland Kerry, Linda O’Mahony Logan, acknowledged in her remarks how the ongoing support and participation of the members has enabled the group […]

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Council To Continue Clockwise Traffic Management System On Slea Head During Summer

Council To Continue Clockwise Traffic Management System On Slea Head During Summer

June 26, 2024 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, are continuing the clockwise traffic management system for visitors on Slí Cheann Sléibhe (Slea Head) during the peak visitor season, from Friday, June 28 to Friday, September 13. A Kerry County Council employee will be positioned each day from 10.30am to 4pm […]

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Denis Cronin, Bernie Cronin, Alex O'Connor and John O'Connor from DSI Kerry branch with Paul Sheridan, founder and organiser of Tour de Munster, and cycling legend Sean Kelly, pictured at the official launch of the 24th annual Tour de Munster, in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster branches. The launch was held in Plassey House, UL on Monday 24th of June. The four day charity cycle is set to take place from August 8th-11th and will see amateur cyclists travel 600 km across Munster, in efforts to raise vital funds for the Munster branches of DSI. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com 
Pic. Brian Arthur

Tour De Munster To See Cyclists Visit Kerry Towns And Villages Again

June 26, 2024 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE 24th annual edition of the Tour de Munster charity cycle was officially launched by cycling legend Seán Kelly at Limerick’s Plassey House, on Monday. The popular Tour which takes place from August 8th to August 11th will see amateur cyclists travel 600km across the six counties of Munster in […]

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Ms Moriarty with the sixth class at their graduation ceremony on Tuesday. Also included is Principal Robbie O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Class Of 2024 Says Farewell To Primary Schooldays In Blennerville

June 26, 2024 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES arrived in glorious sunshine to St Brendan’s NS Blennerville on Tuesday evening for a special graduation night for sixth class pupils. There were 26 pupils saying a fond farewell after eight years of running the gamut of emotions during their wonderful time at the school. “They were a pleasure […]

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A room for 'The Whole Squad' at Base Dingle.

Sponsored: The Perfect Base For Exploring Dingle And West Kerry

June 26, 2024 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

BASE Dingle is excited to announce the opening of 10 new guest rooms, increasing its total room count to 30 just in time for the 2024 season. In addition to the expanded accommodation, guests can now enjoy a convenient grab-and-go coffee and snack bar. They also have some great rates […]

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New Tralee Family Heritage Walking Trail Launched

June 26, 2024 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Heritage Council-funded Tralee Family Heritage Trail offers a new free and fun family activity in the town. Building on the Tralee Heritage Trail self-guided digital tour which was developed in 2023, the Tralee Family Heritage Trail is a walking trail around Tralee town centre with an accompanying activity booklet […]

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The sixth class from O'Brennan at their graduation on Tuesday.

O’Brennan’s Sixth Class Pupils Say Farewell To Primary Schooldays

June 25, 2024 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHT years of primary school ended on Tuesday for the Class of 2024 in O’Brennan NS. The school held a Graduation Ceremony in the school hall this morning to mark the occasion with family and friends attending. Fr Gearóid Walsh officiated the ceremony with principal Mrs Michelle White speaking to […]

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Tributes Paid After Death Of Irish Legend Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

Tributes Paid After Death Of Irish Legend Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

June 25, 2024 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

TRIBUTES have been paid after the death was announced earlier today of legendary sport broadcaster and commentator Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh. Micheál passed away this morning surrounded by his family in the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Minister for Education, Norma Foley said; “I am saddened beyond measure to learn of the passing of […]

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REPORT: Disappointment For Kerry FC As Waterford Win Munster Senior Cup

REPORT: Disappointment For Kerry FC As Waterford Win Munster Senior Cup

June 25, 2024 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A report from Kerry FC’s media team on the Munster Senior Cup Final at Turners Cross last night… KERRY FC 1-2 WATERFORD FC Kerry FC were back in action after a week off and returned to Turners Cross for the second time this season as they came to Cork for […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

June 25, 2024 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

Senior Ladies Results Results of Captain Tom O’Driscoll’s Prize to the Senior Ladies on Monday 17 June 2024 First: Margaret Lawlor (25) = 23 Points Second: Carole Dooley (17) = 19 Points (Countback) Third: Michelle Moore (17) = 19 Points (Countback) Fourth: Margaret O’Shea (23) = 19 Points (Countback) Result […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

June 25, 2024 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 7/8/9: Great Under 7/8/9 football was played last Sunday morning in Caherslee. More football at 11am on Sunday next (30th June). Fáilte roimh chách! CAMPA PEILE: Our club summer camp will take place in Connolly Park from Tuesday August 6th to Saturday August 10th from 9.30am to 1pm daily. Everybody welcome! […]

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Repro Free :: Bon Secours Hospital Tralee encourages as many of their staff as possible to get involved in their local community.  As Official Health Partners of the GAA, Joe O’Connor Senior Kerry GAA player and Liam Lynch Vice Chairman of the Kerry County Board presented staff from the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee with cheques from the Hospitals Training & Development Programme.  This Programme provides funding to local community groups where staff from Bon Secours Hospital Tralee volunteer their time to support their community.  
 
A total of €6,200 was donated to the following community groups -  Sliabh a ‘Mhadra National School, Tralee Boxing Club, Ballyheigue GAA, Gaelscoil Lios Tuathail Parents Council, Castlegregory Community Games, Currow Parents Association, John Mitchels GAA Club, Camp Juniors Football Club, Monagea GAA, Irish Girl Guides, St Pats Blennerville U-14 Girls Teams, MEK Galaxy Football Club, Kells First Responders, Ballyduff LGFA, Irish Girl Guides/Shannon Brownies,  Spa/Fenit/Barrow/Kerries Community Games, Derryquay N.S, Na Gaeil LGFA, Ballyduff GAA, Ceoltoirí Na Ríochta, Fenit Viewing Platform and Cobras Basketball Club.
 
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Bon Secours Presents €6,200 To Local Clubs And Community Groups

June 25, 2024 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

BON Secours Hospital Tralee encourages as many of their staff as possible to get involved in their local community and so created the Hospitals Training and Development Programme. This programme provides funding to local community groups where staff from Bon Secours Hospital Tralee volunteer their time to support their community. […]

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