Articles by: Dermot Crean

Kerry ETB To Receive Over €507,000 In Funding

Kerry ETB To Receive Over €507,000 In Funding

February 23, 2024 at 9:15 am 0 comments

THE Kerry Education and Training Board is to receive over €507,000 in infrastructure funding. Under Project Ireland 2040, an investment of over €8 million will be distributed to the 16 ETBs this year as part of the ongoing investment in the further education and training  sector. SOLAS will distribute the […]

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The proposed greenway will run along the coastline from Cockleshell to the Spa.

Cockleshell-Spa Walkway Project Included In €10.5m Funding For Kerry Greenways

February 22, 2024 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

THE proposed Cockleshell Road to the Spa walkway is to receive €300,000 as part of a €10.5m funding package for Kerry greenways. The Government announced today that the South Kerry Greenway will receive €8.4m of the funding, with the balance being distributed across the other projects including Cockleshell to Spa […]

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The winning Tralee Educate Together team with teacher Deirdre and Principal Mary Brosnan.

Tralee Educate Together Wins Kerry Final Of Schools Debating Competition

February 22, 2024 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

A TEAM from Tralee Educate Together have been named Kerry winners of the Concern Primary Schools Debate Competition. The question of if “Sport always brings communities together” was the motion for yesterday’s county final between Tralee Educate Together NS and Ardfert NS. Both teams made excellent points and it was […]

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Mounthawk Park under lights.

Kerry FC Welcome Bray For First Home League Game Of The Season

February 22, 2024 at 11:37 am 0 comments

AFTER defeat in the opening Airtricity League Of Ireland Division 1 game of the season last Friday against Cork City, Kerry FC will return home for the first home game on Friday evening when they host Wicklow-based Bray Wanderers in Mounthawk Park. A big home crowd is hoped for as Kerry […]

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Details Of Arts Event For Young People At Island Of Geese

Details Of Arts Event For Young People At Island Of Geese

February 22, 2024 at 10:16 am 0 comments

A FREE public arts event will take place early next month in Tralee in the shape of Youth Mental Health Awareness Day at the Island of Geese. The event on Saturday, March 2 is part of the Planning for Outdoor Performances (POP) Events series, which has been organised by local authorities […]

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Presentation Secondary School Tralee Under 16 girls who won the All-Ireland B Schools League Final on Wednesday afternoon. Photo: Pres Secondary Social Media

Presentation Tralee Girls Win All-Ireland Schools Basketball Title

February 21, 2024 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

THERE were great celebrations in Dublin this afternoon when a team from a Tralee school won an All-Ireland basketball title. Presentation Secondary School girls were victorious in the All-Ireland U16B Schools League Final at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. The Pres Panthers beat Loreto Bray by 41 to 37 […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

February 21, 2024 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown  The most recent fortnightly club lotto draw took place on Monday, February 19th at the club grounds. There was no jackpot or match 3 winner on this occasion. The numbers drawn were 9, 17, 23 and the bonus ball was 15. Lucky Dip Winners were […]

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Tralee And Munster Subbuteo Club News

Tralee And Munster Subbuteo Club News

February 21, 2024 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

Irish Subbuteo World Cup Qualifiers – 17 February, Dublin Ten hopefuls met for an intense day of table football in the Cherrytree, Walkinstown Dublin to decide the 4 standard bearers to lead Ireland at the 2024 World Cup in England, this coming September. The first two places to be decided […]

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Pictured at the launch of L'Étape Ireland in Killarney town on Tuesday morning were: Mhairi Baird (Elite Event Management), Umberto Manchini (Tour De France), Oliver Kirwan (Elite Event Management) and Cian Murphy (Elite Event Management). L'Étape Ireland by Tour de France takes place on September 7th, 2024.

A Taste Of The Tour de France In Killarney This Autumn

February 21, 2024 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

THE Tour de France will bring its iconic L’Etape event to Ireland this September giving up to 3,000 cyclists the chance to sample the thrills and challenge of a Tour de France stage in Ireland for the first time. Designed and vetted by the team behind the Tour de France, […]

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High Street.

Closure Of High Street To Traffic For Nightly Periods Next Month

February 21, 2024 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council is to close High Street in Tralee to public traffic for nightly periods next month. From Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8, the road will be closed from 7pm to 7am each night. The purpose of the road closure is to facilitate the permanent road reinstatement […]

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The crowd filling Skelper Quane's before the Cheltenham Preview Night on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cheltenham Preview Night Returns To Skelper Quanes

February 21, 2024 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

THE Cheltenham Races Preview night returns once again to Skelper Quane’s Bar in Blennerville on Thursday, March 7 from 8pm. This is a must for racing fans as it’s always a great night of fun to hear tips and stories from the experts on the festival which takes place from […]

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Deirdre and Bob Leger.

Couple To Be Honoured For Contribution To Boston And New England Rose Organisation

February 21, 2024 at 10:33 am 0 comments

THE Irish Cultural Centre of Greater Boston (ICC) is to honour a couple for their 38-year contributions and philanthropic work with the Boston and New England Rose of Tralee. The Gradam Dóchais (The Hope Award) will be presented to Deirdre and Bob Leger, who travel to the Festival every year […]

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UNDER 15 LEAGUE WINNERS: The Austin Stack Club U15 footballers at their Medal Presentation Night in Connolly Park on Friday last when they received their 2023 League winners’ medals from Rock and Kerry players Dylan Ó Cathasaigh and Joe Ó Conchúir, Joe and Dylan addressed the successful young players on how to prepare for games as well as how to really enjoy their football. These same U15 players will travel to Cork on Saturday next and will participate in the Nemo |Rangers Football Tournament. An Charraig go deo!

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

February 20, 2024 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

PEIL: (i) UNDER 7 boys (2017, 2018, 2019 or 2020)….next Sunday (25th) at 10am in the Mercy Mounthawk School Hall….new boys welcome…enquiries at 089 2470791. (ii) Buachaillí FAOI 9 (2015/2016)….Sunday next (25th) at 11am in the Mounthawk Secondary School Hall….eolas ag 089 2470791. (iii) UNDER 11 boys (2013/2014)…. next Sunday (25th) at 11am on the Astro Turf […]

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DIV 1 LADIES WINNERS (FIRST AND 3RD FROM LEFT AND RUNNERS UP (LAST 2 ON RIGHT)  (presented by Tom Bourke)

Kerry Badminton Association News

February 20, 2024 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

Kerry Division 1,3 & 5 Doubles County Championship On Friday last, the division 1,3 and 5 Doubles County Championship in association with CPC.ie took place in the Tralee Sports and Leisure complex. There was a great crowd there on the night between players and supporters. As always, this competition was […]

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20.2.2024 : Repro Free : Pictured in the Black Valley Co Kerry   : Joe Lavin, Hazel Casanova and TJ Malone, National Broadband Ireland (NBI), in
 Black Valley, Co. Kerry. Works are under way to install the NBI high-speed fibre broadband network in the remote location which is expected to be live in the second half of this year . 
Pictured is NBI alltec workers onsite blowing 1.8km of fibre optic cable into the Black Valley, Co. Kerry. Works are under way to install the NBI high-speed fibre broadband network in the remote location which is expected to be live in the second half of the year. Photo Dominic Walsh
Photo By : Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD .
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Tralee Co Kerry Ireland.
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ALL IMAGES ARE COVERED BY COPYRIGHT ©Information ::: Pictured in the Black Valley is : 
 Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the National Broadband Plan (NBP) has today (Tuesday) hosted a media event in Black Valley as works are under way to install the NBI high-speed fibre broadband network in the remote location which is expected
 to be live in the second half of the year with residents already able to pre-order their connection.  The Black
 Valley in Kerry is a symbol of NBI’s mission that no area will be left behind no matter how rural or remote they are within Ireland .

Work Underway To Install High-Speed Broadband In Black Valley

February 20, 2024 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

NATIONAL Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company rolling out the National Broadband Plan (NBP) has today hosted a media event in Black Valley as works are under way to install the NBI high-speed fibre broadband network in the remote location which is expected to be live in the second half of […]

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Overnight Status Yellow Rain Warning For Kerry

Overnight Status Yellow Rain Warning For Kerry

February 20, 2024 at 3:23 pm 0 comments

A STATUS Yellow Rain warning for Kerry and Cork has been issued for tonight and Wednesday morning. Met Éireann says for tonight and for a time on Wednesday morning, there will be heavy rain at higher elevations in Kerry and west Cork. The warning is valid from 10pm on Tuesday […]

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Talk On The Brent Goose In Fenit This Wednesday

Talk On The Brent Goose In Fenit This Wednesday

February 20, 2024 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

IN the lead up to this year’s festival which will take place in April, WildMind is hosting a number of fundraising events. One of these will take place this Wednesday evening and will focus on a regular visitor to the area: The Brent Goose. Join Gerry Murphy of the Irish Brent […]

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Keynote Speaker Maeve Dennehy, founder of ‘Love Cherish’ and ‘Oh Molly’, Eimear Mc Donnell (Match Marketing), Adrian McCarthy (Match Marketing), Emma Phillips (Match Marketing), Brigeen O’Sullivan (Match Marketing) and Anita Michalak (The Digital Talk/Match Marketing) pictured enjoying the Network Ireland Kerry February event 'Elevate 2024 - Create & Integrate Your Online Communities for Success’ in The Brehon Hotel, Killarney on Wednesday evening last. Photo: Michelle Breen Crean Photography

PHOTOS: Network Ireland Kerry Holds February Event In Brehon Hotel

February 20, 2024 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

NETWORK Ireland Kerry held their February event in the Brehon Hotel, Killarney on February 14. The evening’s theme was “Elevate 2024 – create & integrate your online communities for success”.  Megan Daly-Tyrell opened the evening by welcoming everyone to an evening of actionable take-aways in terms of marketing recommendations they […]

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Local Motorcycle Club Invites You To Rock Out For A Great Cause This Friday

Local Motorcycle Club Invites You To Rock Out For A Great Cause This Friday

February 20, 2024 at 11:29 am 0 comments

A LOCAL motorcycle club is to host a special fundraising event this Friday night in Killarney in aid of a vital charity. Omerta Kin MCC , a club based throughout Kerry, will host their first annual Rock Night at Courtney’s Bar Killarney at 8.30pm, in aid of CRITICAL The Emergency […]

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Presenting €8,150 to Down Syndrome Kerry resulting a recent event at the Europe Hotel were L-R Hotel Manager Michael Brennan, Adrian Stehr, Siobhan Looney, Joe Burkett Down Syndrome Kerry, Anthony O'Connor, Fionn Van Bladel, Sarah Kelleher & Siobhan Walsh, Operations Manager for Down Syndrome Kerry.  Picture Marie Carroll-O'Sullivan

Hotel Raises Over €8,000 For Down Syndrome Kerry

February 20, 2024 at 11:09 am 0 comments

THE Europe Hotel & Resort recently presented a cheque of €8,150 to Down Syndrome Kerry raised from their Christmas Fundraiser. “We are most grateful to The Europe Hotel & Resort for this wonderful fundraising initiative – Bertie and Charlie Bear,” said John O’Connor, Chairperson of Down Syndrome Kerry. “The funds raised […]

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MTU Receives Funding To Enhance Opportunities For Students With Intellectual Disabilities

MTU Receives Funding To Enhance Opportunities For Students With Intellectual Disabilities

February 20, 2024 at 10:59 am 0 comments

MUNSTER Technological University (MTU) has received funding of €1,380,233 to provide programme progression pathways for students with intellectual disabilities. The funding is awarded under the HEA Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH) 4 Phase 2 (2023-2025). This will enhance opportunities within a higher education setting for students with intellectual […]

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30.6.2023 - Sun B Post : Bryan .  Wave Wild Atlantic Virtual Experience located in Dingle Dingle Bay comes to life in new Wild Atlantic Virtual ExperienceWAVE Dingle is the newest attraction to open in the West Kerry town and promises visitors an immersive adventure through the underwater world like never before.Photo By : Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD .Domnick Walsh Photographer is an Irish Aviation Authority ( IAA ) approved Quadcopter Pilot.Tralee Co Kerry Ireland.Mobile Phone : 00 353 87 26 72 033Land Line        : 00 353 66 71 22 981E/Mail :        info@dwalshphoto.ieWeb Site :    www.dwalshphoto.ieALL IMAGES ARE COVERED BY COPYRIGHT ©

New Dingle Visitor Attraction Making Waves Out West

February 19, 2024 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

A FORMER Dingle fish processing plant is making waves with a new high-tech, virtual marine visitor attraction which is keeping alive the spirit of one of Kerry’s most loved characters, Fungi the Dolphin. The Wild Atlantic Virtual Experience (WAVE) is offering visitors a unique, immersive ocean experience, telling the story […]

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Repro Free : THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE 2024 INTERNATIONAL ROSE OF TRALEE ::: Repro free images ::: 
 Pictured :  Roses : Bronagh Hogan Wexford , Bethany Cushing Dublin , 2023 Rose of Tralee Roisin Wiley , Ashley Jackson Arizona and Sinead Down Laoise  
 in Dublin for the launch . 
FEBRUARY 19TH: From New York to Arizona, Kerry to Castlebar – Roses and Rose Escorts gathered at the Jeanie Johnston in Custom House Quay, Dublin 1 to launch the search for the 2024 International Rose of Tralee and Rose Escort of the Year. Applications are now open at www.roseoftralee.ie
 With Rose Selections soon taking place across 32 centres nationally and worldwide, Rose of Tralee Róisín Wiley and Rose Escort of the Year Tommy Cunningham officially launched the search for the 2024 International Roses and Benetti Menswear Rose Escorts to take part in the summer of a lifetime by becoming a Rose or Rose Escort.
 
Ireland’s flagship family festival, the Rose of Tralee International Festival continues to grow in popularity with more than 100,000 enjoying all that was on offer across the five-day event, and more than 15 million views of last year’s festival on Rose of Tralee social media. Now, as we prepare to do it all again in 2024, the search is on at home and abroad to find this year’s Roses and Rose Escorts. Visit www.roseoftralee.ie for more information.
 
The 2024 Rose of Tralee International Festival will take place from August 16th – 20th.
Visit www.roseoftralee.ie for more information on how to start your own Rose journey.
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Tralee Co Kerry Ireland.
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The Search Is On For Rose Of Tralee 2024

February 19, 2024 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

ROSES and Rose Escorts gathered at the Jeanie Johnston in Custom House Quay in Dublin to launch the search for the 2024 International Rose of Tralee and Rose Escort of the Year. With Rose Selections soon taking place across 32 centres nationally and worldwide, Rose of Tralee Róisín Wiley and Rose […]

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Jamie Burke.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 19, 2024 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

The Lee Strand Tralee/St Brendan’s League 2024 Round 2 18th February in Ardfert Churchill  3-09 V Ballymacelligott 0-15 Another solid performance from our Senior team on Sunday last. Despite losing to Churchill the team played well. Jamie Burke made his senior debut with an accomplished performance and Shane Gilroy continues […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 19, 2024 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

Club Social The club social committee are busy with the final preparations for next weekends annual Club social.  The event takes place on Saturday 24th at The Rose Hotel with drinks reception starting at 7pm. Guests of honour include the Mens Senior Hurling Team, who will be presented with their Co. […]

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Under 9s.

St Pats GAA Club News

February 19, 2024 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Registration 2024 Now that some of our teams have resumed training and others will be resuming shortly players and coaches, please register your membership of the Club for 2024. Membership is a vital part of ensuring the club’s continued success and development. Whether you are a player, coach, supporter, parent […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 19, 2024 at 12:46 pm 0 comments

Senior: Our Tralee town board league vs Ardfert was postponed this week due to a bereavement in the Ardfert club. We will be at home next weekend to St Pats in the 3rd round of the competition. The draws for the club championships took place during the week and we […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 19, 2024 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Lotto results: Lotto Tue 13th February 2024. Numbers drawn were 4, 13, 22, 32. No winner. Lucky dip winners of €20 were Brendan McCarthy, Louis Byrne, Honor & Pat O’Riordan, Katherine Duggan, James Costello. Our next draw will be tomorrow night and the jackpot will be €1,250. Why not try your luck […]

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Daniel Jokubaitis knocks down a corner three. Photo by Liam Ryan

PHOTOS/REPORT: Back To Back Losses Sees Warriors Slip To Third 

February 19, 2024 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell reports on the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Super League 2023/2024 – Round 16 game in Cork on Saturday… Irish Guide Dogs Ballincollig 80 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 71 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors hopes of securing a home quarter final in the upcoming Super League playoffs suffered a huge blow yesterday when going […]

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At the relaunch of Coder Dojo in Kerry were Eddie Lawlor, Shane Lawlor, both Tralee. Anluan Dunne, Iseult Brick Dunne, Arthur Brick Dunne, Tralee.  Oleksandr Petrenko, Tralee. Ann Marie Scannell, Aspen Grove. Darcie Scannell, Tralee. Mark Hennessy, Ballybunion. Leon Wong, Tralee. Rani Wheeza, Tralee. Pawel Kaminski, Aspen Grove. Maeve Townsend, Aspen Grove. Tommy Brennan, Aspen Grove, Tralee.

Coder Dojo Classes Are Back And They’re Looking For Help

February 18, 2024 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

CODER Dojo, a free, volunteer-led, community-based computer club for young people, is back in Tralee and beyond this year. A group supported by Tralee based company Aspen Grove, the Tech Industry Alliance and with support from the Tom Crean business centre in Tralee has re-launched Coder Dojo coding classes for children […]

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