Articles by: Dermot Crean

Drive-In Movies Coming To Aqua Dome Car Park

Drive-In Movies Coming To Aqua Dome Car Park

July 23, 2021 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

TRALEE folk will get a chance to enjoy a pop-up drive-in cinema experience on Saturday, August 7th and Sunday, August 8th at the Aqua Dome car park. Hosted by Reel Events Kerry, they plan on showing old school movies and recommend customers dressing up in 1950’s style attire to add to […]

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Joe Moynihan of Tralee Tidy Towns with Jean Foley, Tralee MD officer and Colm Nagle, Tralee MD engineer, launching the new mural initiative.

Artists Wanted To Paint Murals Around Tralee Town Centre

July 23, 2021 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

MURALS are to be installed in strategic locations around Tralee town centre after funding was secured for Tralee Tidy Towns through Creative Ireland. A call out has been issued to artists to apply to paint the murals. Artists may apply as individuals, or as a group of artists submitting collaborative […]

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Men’s Shed Association Launches Manual On Dementia Awareness

Men’s Shed Association Launches Manual On Dementia Awareness

July 23, 2021 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

THE Irish Men’s Sheds Association has launched a new manual ‘Your Shed & Dementia’ aimed at raising awareness of the condition, as well as offering advice for “Shedders”, their families and carers on supporting a member with dementia. There is an estimated 941 men living with dementia in Kerry, while […]

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Siamsa Tíre Opens Free Self-Guided Exhibition

Siamsa Tíre Opens Free Self-Guided Exhibition

July 23, 2021 at 10:53 am 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre in Tralee has a solution on what to do when the rain returns this summer — or if you fancy a bit of shade! Its newly-opened Folk Homecoming Exhibition explores Ireland’s cultural traditions of song, music, and dance and it makes for a great activity for all the family. The free […]

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Tralee LEA Still Among Lowest In Ireland For COVID Rates

Tralee LEA Still Among Lowest In Ireland For COVID Rates

July 23, 2021 at 10:38 am 0 comments

THERE were 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, July 19, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. With a 14-day incidence rate of 54.5 per 100,000 of the population, this was the fifth […]

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Andrew Morrissey with Bailey.

Me And My Dog: Bailey — The Tiny Diva With A Huge Personality

July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Radio Kerry’s Andrew Morrissey lives with fiancé Úna and their ‘little baby’ Bailey who has captured their hearts… Why did you decide to get a dog? We were moving back to Kerry in 2014 and spoken about it a few times and then once we were settled we just went […]

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Met Éireann Extends Status Yellow High Temperature Warning Until Saturday

Met Éireann Extends Status Yellow High Temperature Warning Until Saturday

July 22, 2021 at 11:43 am 0 comments

MET Éireann has extended its Status Yellow high temperature warning until Saturday. The warning was to end on Friday at 12 noon, but the fine weather is set to continue until after the weekend. However, there is a chance of scattered heavy rain and thunderstorms in some areas on Friday […]

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Over €65,000 In Funding For Tralee-Based Company Under Government Scheme

Over €65,000 In Funding For Tralee-Based Company Under Government Scheme

July 22, 2021 at 10:43 am 0 comments

FUNDING of €746,091 is to be invested in 12 Kerry Digital Hubs, including one in Tralee, under the Connected Hubs Scheme. The funding is designed to enable existing hubs and broadband connection points to enhance, improve and upgrade capacity to remote working infrastructure in Kerry. Grants will also fund measures […]

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Taylor

Gardai Seek Public’s Help In Locating Kerry Teenager

July 21, 2021 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

  Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 16-year-old Taylor Lee, who is missing from his home in Kenmare, since Friday 9th July. Taylor is described as being 5’ 7” in height, with a slight build. He has short brown hair, which is currently dyed blonde, […]

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The empty pool at the Aqua Dome.

Aqua Dome To Remain Closed Until Next Easter

July 21, 2021 at 1:55 pm 0 comments

THE Directors of the Aqua Dome Tralee have today announced that, regretfully due to the continuing Government ban on indoor activities, the facility will not now reopen in 2021 and a new target date of Easter 2022 has been set. Having previously announced that it would reopen on July 9th, […]

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Kerry Airport To Commence Discussions With Ryanair Regarding Kerry-Dublin Route

Kerry Airport To Commence Discussions With Ryanair Regarding Kerry-Dublin Route

July 21, 2021 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

KERRY Airport is due to commence discussions with Ryanair in the coming days ahead of the airline’s planned return to the Kerry-Dublin route later this month. Ryanair has notified Kerry Airport that it intends to operate the route once a day until the end of August and has committed to […]

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Virgin Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela Laird issue rallying call for Virtual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk fundraiser. Photo: Karen Morgan / Lensmen

Call For Kerry People To Take Part In ASI Memory Walk Fundraiser

July 21, 2021 at 11:59 am 0 comments

VIRGIN Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela Laird issue rallying call for Kerry people to take part in th Virtual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk fundraiser. The walk, supported by Iceland, is taking place nationwide on Sunday,  September 19 during World Alzheimer’s Month 2021. Alzheimer’s Memory Walk […]

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Sponsored: Ballyseedy Midsummer Plant Sale Now On With Discounts Of Up To 40%

July 21, 2021 at 9:58 am 0 comments

BALLYSEEDY Home & Garden has announced their mid-summer indoor plant sale with discounts of up to 40% off. Whether you fancy treating yourself or someone special to an indoor plant, there is incredible value at Ballyseedy Home and Garden, July sale. Up to 40% off luxury plants such as the Aglaonema, Philodendron […]

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Credit Union Survey Reveals Back To School Costs Concerns For Parents

Credit Union Survey Reveals Back To School Costs Concerns For Parents

July 21, 2021 at 9:57 am 0 comments

ALTHOUGH we’re not even halfway through the summer holiday, back to school costs are never far from parents minds. A new survey from the Irish League of Credit Unions shows that back to schools cost still a struggle for parents, annual ILCU survey shows more than a quarter of parents […]

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20/7/21 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Pictured with Benny The Burger is Kellymarie Gleeson, Trade Marketing Manager, Foods Division at Kepak and Julie Delany, Brand Manager at Blenders as the Battle for Ireland’s best burger begins in support of foodservice sector Fourth annual National Burger Day to take place on August 12.
Simon Communities in Ireland will receive one meal for every burger sold. The classic cheeseburger is Ireland’s favourite burger, according to new research. To top it off, for every burger purchased and a photo shared online with the hashtag
#nationalburgerday, a meal will be donated to Simon Communities across the country, with over
14,000 meals donated in 2020 as part of the campaign. Voting is already underway and customers across the country have just over three weeks to cast
their important vote online through the dedicated website - www.nationalburgerday.ie Pic: Marc O'Sullivan

Kerry Eateries Look For Your Vote In National Burger Competition

July 21, 2021 at 9:56 am 0 comments

SEVEN Kerry businesses are vying to have their product voted as Ireland’s Best Burger. With the reopening of indoor dining now firmly on the horizon and foodservice finally starting to show signs of returning to some degree of normality, the hunt for Ireland’s best burger has begun thanks to National […]

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National Play Day For Children In Kerry’s Direct Provision Centres

National Play Day For Children In Kerry’s Direct Provision Centres

July 20, 2021 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has collaborated with Healthy Kerry, Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park, Kerry CYPSC, South Kerry Development Partnership, NEWKD, Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership, TIRC and KASI to organise suitable play, recreation and game equipment for families living in Kerry Direct Provision Centres. National Play Day is […]

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Sponsored: Give Your Garden The Wow Factor With PST Lawns

July 20, 2021 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

Dreaming of a lawn that requires ZERO maintenance and looks great all year round? Kieran Donaghy of PST Lawns, outlines why they are Ireland’s leading supplier of top-quality artificial grass… For over 12 years we’ve been supplying top quality artificial grass to homeowners and landscapers all over Ireland. To date we […]

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RSA Reminds Road Users Of Dangers During High Temperature Warning

RSA Reminds Road Users Of Dangers During High Temperature Warning

July 20, 2021 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

THE Road Safety Authority (RSA) is reminding road users, particularly drivers, to be aware of the dangers posed by ‘sun glare’ as Orange and Yellow weather warnings for High Temperatures have been issued for the next few days. Sun glare can result in drivers being temporarily dazzled or blinded by […]

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The new disability path enables George Dineen to enjoy a bird’s eye view of his beloved Rock team warming-up and to enjoy the game. Photo: Adrienne McLoughlin

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

July 20, 2021 at 10:42 am 0 comments

BRITISH OPEN GOLF CHALLENGE: Thanks to everyone who contributed generously to our Club Fundraiser, spearheaded brilliantly by Tim McMahon. John Fox was the eventual winner with Shane Herbert, Ben Quilter and David Courtney next in line. Check our Club Website for further details. DISABILITY PATH: Our new disability friendly path […]

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Status Yellow High Temperature Warning Issued

Status Yellow High Temperature Warning Issued

July 20, 2021 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Met Éireann has this morning issued a Status Yellow – High Temperature warning for Ireland. High temperatures will  continue this week with hot conditions by day and staying very warm and humid at night. Daytime maximum temperatures generally 27 to 30 degrees Celsius with overnight values not falling below 17 […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

Div 1 County League Rd 4 An Ghaeltacht 1-13. Kerins O Rahillys 1-15 The senior team travelled to West Kerry on Saturday evening last for round 4 of the Division 1 County League. On what was a glorious evening for football in Gallarus we managed to keep our unbeaten run […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Seniors    Na Gaeil played Dr. Crokes in Round 4 of the County League in sun drenched Killeen and in blisteringly hot conditions on Sunday. Na Gaeil’s Declan Cooney was first off the mark with a fine point from play after 2 minutes. Dr. Crokes wing back Mark Fitzgerald replied with […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Condolences: Eileen O’Connor All at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Eileen (Eilo) O’Connor who passed away last Tuesday morning. Many of you will know Eileen’s daughter Adele O’Dwyer who is the founder of our fabulous Mother’s and Others […]

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Council Invites Public To Sign Up For Free Alerts Service

Council Invites Public To Sign Up For Free Alerts Service

July 19, 2021 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council is inviting members of the public to sign up for a free alerts service which enables subscribers to receive important messages, updates and alerts from the local authority. The council has partnered with the MapAlerter.ie service to provide targeted messages to citizens which can be received by […]

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Edel Lawlor.

Free Webinar For Professionals Supporting Children Impacted By Cancer 

July 19, 2021 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, will facilitate a free webinar on Friday, July 30th for professionals supporting children impacted by cancer. The webinar will be hosted by renowned child and adolescent psychotherapist, Edel Lawlor, of Expressive Play and aims to offer support, advice and guidance to professionals who wish […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Munster Final Tickets Kerry will face Cork in the Munster final on Sunday next the 25th July in Killarney. Due to a reduced capacity in Fitzgerald Stadium, we expect to get a very limited number of tickets for this match. Any members that wish to apply please contact club secretary […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 11:39 am 0 comments

U7 Boys and Girls After a very energetic training session last week, the Under 7’s Parnell hurlers were delighted to welcome Kerry’s own Paudie O’Connor who with Chris Murray of Casey Stephenson Accountants presented the team with a new set of jerseys (see photo above). These were kindly sponsored by […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 11:34 am 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL Listowel Emmets had a well-deserved victory over Ardfert in Round 4 of Div. 3A of the County League played in Ardfert on Sunday afternoon. The teams were evenly matched in the first 20 minutes. Christopher Nolan pointed two early frees replied to by David Keane for Listowel. Emmets […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 11:33 am 0 comments

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS 57 boys and girls trained in glorious sunshine and sweltering heat on Sunday.  Great efforts were made in warm conditions.  Some lovely football was in evidence between multiple water breaks and one ice cream stop. It was richly deserved.  New members are always welcome, and […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

July 19, 2021 at 11:31 am 0 comments

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €6600 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 07, 19, 23 & 26. The five €30 consolation prizes went to: 1.      Brenda Conway c/o Poff Motors, 2.      Maurice Long c/o Poff Motors, 3.    […]

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