Articles by: Dermot Crean

Tralee Parnells U7 Boys and Girls after a fantastic game against Kilmoyley

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 20, 2021 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

U7 Boys and Girls After a preparation training session on Friday night Tralee Parnell’s Under 7’s welcomed Kilmoyley to Caherslee on Saturday morning. The young Parnell hurlers put on a fantastic display against an equally strong team and they left the pitch with pride in their hearts.  Such was the […]

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Eoin McClure making his first holy communion both stood in and in front of the brand new stand finished that Saturday morning.

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 20, 2021 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

Condolences Everyone at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club wish to express our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Jim Burke who passed away earlier this week and was laid to rest on Thursday last. Jim Burke of Rathpooke, Milltown & formerly of Ballygamboon, Castlemaine was a great player with […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

September 20, 2021 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €7500 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 01, 10, 12 & 15. The five €30 consolation prizes went Francis King c/o Poff Motors Freddy Hurley Curraheen M Foley c/o The Rock Inn Donal Brosnan Lohercannon Dan McMahon Ballyard […]

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The Ballymacelligott U15 team that secured the Kellihers Toyota Tralee U15 Central Region Div 3 Final last Wednesday night. 

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 20, 2021 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

Senior team: Despite a trojan second half performance, our Seniors just fell short in the thrilling Round 2 Junior Club Championship V Gneeveguilla on Saturday night last.  Our home pitch was alive with the sound of cheering supporters! There are better days ahead. Well done to Gneevguilla and we wish […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 20, 2021 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

Intermediate Championship    Na Gaeil will play An Ghaeltacht in their final group game of the Intermediate Championship on Sunday next September 26th at 2.30pm in Killeen. As per usual match tickets will be available on the Kerry GAA website from early in the week. Your support would be greatly appreciated. […]

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U 8 girls who faced Austin stack Sunday morning in Connolly park

John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 20, 2021 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS A magnificent Sunday of football games and training was had by all in our ballyseedy complex. Sincere thanks to St Pat’s for visiting for go games and it was a joy to watch all the games played with joy, enthusiasm and no little skill.Outside of this we continued training […]

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Harry Healy with Noreen Healy, Ciara Healy, Noel Healy, Freya Healy and Michael Costello, at the Listellick NS First Holy Communion Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Listellick NS Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 20, 2021 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

SATURDAY was another busy day for First Holy Communions in town with both St John’s Church and Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church hosting ceremonies. At St Brendan’s it was the turn of Third Class pupils from Listellick NS to receive the sacrament, along with one pupil from Scoil Eoin. […]

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Participants in the Tralee 'Critical Mass' cycle on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Critical Mass Cycles Return To Tralee This Friday

September 20, 2021 at 10:13 am 0 comments

THE Kerry Cycling Campaign has announced that the monthly Critical Mass cycles are back this September. The group had suspended the events due to Covid-19 public health restrictions. The first Critical Mass ride of 2021 will take place at 6pm on Friday, September 24 at Tralee Town Square. The event […]

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Listowel Races Opens With Most Stylish Racegoer Competition

Listowel Races Opens With Most Stylish Racegoer Competition

September 19, 2021 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

RACEGOERS were welcomed back for the first time in two years to the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which started this afternoon to run for the next week. Besides the traditional Ladies Day on Friday, there was an additional Best Dressed Event – the Most Stylish Racegoerskindly sponsored by McElligotts Tralee […]

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Gardai Appeal For Information On Missing Man

Gardai Appeal For Information On Missing Man

September 19, 2021 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Gardaí are seeking assistance from the public in tracing the whereabouts of 61-year-old John ‘Jack’ Keane, who is missing from his home in Athea, Co. Limerick since Wednesday, 15th September. He is known to frequent the West Limerick, North Kerry and West Clare areas. John is described as approximately 5ft […]

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Mellow Mallow Ladies...A very powerful , emotional and amazing morning for 170 amazing women who courageously bared all,  in Kerry's first ever, Women's-only charity 'DIp in the Nip' in aid of   Recovery Haven Kerry - Cancer Support Charity, in Derrymore Beach, Camp, Tralee, Co Kerry. Women of all ages took to the water - with the assistance of an all female support crew,  An Garda Síochána,  Fenit-based Wild Water Adventures, Tralee Bag Pipers and lifeguards. From left, Kate Browne, Liz Stafford, Susan Sandes, Helen Lombard, Oonagh Stobell, Meg Murphy and Val McDonald. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/ FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Ladies Take A ‘Dip In The Nip’ For Recovery Haven

September 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

THE location was kept top secret for obvious reasons, but all was literally revealed on Sunday as Recovery Haven hosted a most unusual fundraiser. Around 170 women gathered at Derrymore beach early this morning for ‘Dip in The Nip Kerry’. The Cancer Support facility joined forces with Fenit-based Wild Water Adventures […]

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Photo Caption: Melvin Carson, owner of Carson’s Daybreak store in Beaufort, Co. Kerry celebrates after he sells one of his customers a winning Lotto ticket worth €257,723 in Saturday night’s (18th September) draw.

Kerry Lotto Player Wins Over €250,000

September 19, 2021 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

A Lotto player Beaufort came within just one number of last night’s mega €16,419,005 jackpot. The lucky Kerry player matched five numbers and the bonus to win a massive €257,723 in the Saturday night draw. The winning Normal Play ticket was purchased on the day of the draw at Carson’s […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 19, 2021 at 10:57 am 1 comment

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… Well you know where it is now… Holy cow!! THIS is walking distance from The Rose Hotel @TheRoseHotel in Tralee! How […]

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at the Blennerville NS Communion Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Blennerville NS Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 19, 2021 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE pupils of St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville finally got to enjoy their First Holy Communion Day on Saturday morning. Delayed from the traditional May date, the weather stayed dry while they arrived at St John’s Church, but the heavens opened as soon they went inside. However, a wet day […]

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A young artist at the 'Me And The Moon' event in Collis Sandes House. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Events Held Around Tralee For Culture Night

September 18, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was no shortage of events held all around Tralee for Culture Night 2021. The hunger for the arts was evident at events right across Kerry as culture vultures flocked to live events, theatre, music, exhibitions and tuned in online for a wide variety of events. For many, Culture Night […]

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Finnegan On Films: Drama And Action On The Box This Week

Finnegan On Films: Drama And Action On The Box This Week

September 18, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks movies from different genres on RTE and TG4 this week… If ever there was a typical Saturday evening film for all the family, it is A Dog’s Way Home (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1). Lucas and Olivia find a puppy, a litter of kittens and a […]

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American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

September 17, 2021 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCLAIMED American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick is set to visit Tralee for an intimate concert following the release of his new solo album Blackberry. Blackberry, Peter’s first vocal album in five years, was recorded in his bedroom in London during the lock-down of 2019, hence Peter’s description of it […]

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Kerry Airport Ireland asked former professional golfer Graham Spring from Tralee to combine 18 holes from around the Kingdom to create the perfect Kerry Ryder Cup Course. Videos of all 18 holes will be premiered on Kerry Airport's social media platforms from Saturday 18th September, just in time for this year's Ryder Cup (24-26 Sept). Graham Spring is pictured at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club with John Drummey who came up with the idea to compile the perfect Kerry Ryder Cup Course.
Photo By : Domnick Walsh ©

Kerry Airport Asks Graham To Pick Perfect Kerry Ryder Cup Course

September 17, 2021 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IMAGINE if the Ryder Cup was played in Kerry? How would you decide which of our amazing courses would host the competition? We’ll imagine no more as Kerry Airport has come up with a solution by asking former professional golfer Graham Spring from Tralee to combine 18 holes from around […]

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Kerry To Remember Those Who Died During COVID Pandemic At Special Service

Kerry To Remember Those Who Died During COVID Pandemic At Special Service

September 17, 2021 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL service will take place in Tralee later this month in memory of those who have died during the Covid pandemic. Radio Kerry with the Horizons team will broadcast the ‘Kerry Remembers’ service at 9am on Sunday morning, September 26, in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church Tralee. This multi denominational […]

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Number Of Confirmed COVID Cases Continues To Fall In Tralee LEA

Number Of Confirmed COVID Cases Continues To Fall In Tralee LEA

September 17, 2021 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 109 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, September 13, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This is a 14-day incidence rate of 329.9 per 100,000 of the population, below the national […]

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Edel Joy (centre) with Principal of Kerry College Stephen Goulding and Beauty instructor Tara O'Halloran Cronin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry College Student Wins ‘Best In Ireland’ Award In International Competition

September 16, 2021 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT at Kerry College of Beauty, Clash Campus was awarded a ‘Best in Ireland’ award from CIDESCO International at the recent CIDESCO Congress 2021 International Virtual Makeup and Body Art Competition. Edel Joy, a Beauty Therapy Traineeship student from Listowel, won the award on Tuesday, September 8. She competed with […]

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Drop-In Service For LGBT+ Community At Tralee Café

Drop-In Service For LGBT+ Community At Tralee Café

September 16, 2021 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE cafe will host a LGBT+ Drop-In service monthly for members of  the LGBT+ community over 18 years of age next Wednesday. The service is facilitated by Listowel Family Resource Centre’s LGBT Working Group for County Kerry, ScEEN in Kerry . The first drop-in is scheduled for Wednesday, September […]

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Tralee COVID Vaccination Centre To Move To Former Borg Warner Plant

Tralee COVID Vaccination Centre To Move To Former Borg Warner Plant

September 15, 2021 at 7:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW vaccination centre will open at the former BorgWarner site in the next two weeks. The HSE has confirmed that the vaccination centre at the Kerry Sports Academy at MTU will close with future appointments and clinics to take place at the new centre in the Monavalley Industrial Estate […]

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Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

September 15, 2021 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

SKINGREDIENTS, in association with CH Tralee, has something very exciting coming  later this month! If you want to find out more, join founder Jennifer Rock and panel at the Skingredients x CH Tralee Virtual Event for the big reveal you’ve all been waiting for! This is your exclusive opportunity to hear […]

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Kerry College To Host Live Information Webinar This Thursday

Kerry College To Host Live Information Webinar This Thursday

September 15, 2021 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY COLLEGE will hold a live information webinar event on Thursday 16th September at 7pm. The event will be run via Zoom and will also be streamed live via the Kerry College YouTube Channel. The event will feature the following staff: Stephen Goulding, Ioseph Nestor, John Herlihy, Elaine O’Connor, Ann Doyle, […]

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Women Wanted For ‘Moving On’ Employment Programme

Women Wanted For ‘Moving On’ Employment Programme

September 15, 2021 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

‘MOVING On’ is an innovative employment programme or women in Kerry, matching women who are looking for work with employers looking for staff. Moving On offers women free training, support & links with employers. It also gives women the opportunity to update their digital skills. Over 200 women have participated […]

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A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

September 15, 2021 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two sleeps until Culture Night returns to Kerry on Friday, September 17. And with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom, it’s worth looking at what’s on around Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy […]

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Pictured outside the Cara Credit Union Tralee were Roisin Smullen Cara Credit Union & Tralee tidy Towns , Joe Moynihan Tralee Tidy Towns  , Tim Guiheen Tralee Tidy Towns , Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union  . FRONT : L/R Michelle Quirke cara Credit Union and Brendan O'Brien Tralee Tidy Towns .

Cara Credit Union Lends Support To Tralee Tidy Towns

September 15, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have teamed up with the Tralee Tidy Towns committee to lend support to the fantastic work done by the local group. Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union, said; ““Every day we see ordinary  people going to extraordinary lengths to make our communities better places to live. […]

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Remains Of Baby John Exhumed From Cemetery In Cahersiveen As Part Of Garda Investigation

Remains Of Baby John Exhumed From Cemetery In Cahersiveen As Part Of Garda Investigation

September 14, 2021 at 7:41 pm Comments are Disabled

AS part of An Garda Síochána’s  investigation into the death of Baby John in Caherciveen in 1984, the remains of the baby were exhumed by Gardaí at Holy Cross Cemetery, Caherciveen, this morning and taken to the morgue at University Hospital Kerry, for examination. The exhumation commenced at first light and […]

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Clodagh McCluskey's 'Feathers', a category winner in this year's Texaco Art Competition.

Presentation Tralee Student Wins Category In Texaco Art Competition

September 14, 2021 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE student has won a category in the 67th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. The winners, runners-up and merit award recipients in seven different categories were announced on their website today. Clodagh McCluskey, a 15 year old student at Presentation Secondary School Tralee, won Category B (14-15 years) for ‘Feathers’, […]

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