Articles by: Dermot Crean

Walk, jog or run a mile a day this May with the Mater Hospital Foundation by signing up to their new '31 Miles in May' challenge. Put a spring in your step and do something really special for patients with dementia by helping to raise vital funds for the Hospital. Everyone who registers will receive a free challenge t-shirt and miles tracker. To learn more, visit www.materfoundation.ie.

Take The 31 Miles In May Challenge To Support Dementia Care At Mater Hospital

April 16, 2024 at 11:50 am 0 comments

THE Mater Hospital Foundation is calling on people across Kerry to lace up, head out and take on its new 31 Miles in May challenge, supporting dementia care in the Mater Hospital. This challenge is an opportunity for family members, friends, carers and anyone wanting to make a difference to […]

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Killarney Division 5 league champions.

Kerry Badminton Association News

April 16, 2024 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Mixed League Finals 2024 Killarney take 3 out of 4 Titles The mixed leagues came to an end this week as we held the finals on Monday and Thursday evenings in Ballyheigue. A big thank you must go out to the Ballyheigue club for hosting the finals on both nights […]

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The Kingdom Swimming Club Senior Squad.

Kingdom Swimming Club To Host Regional Gala At Tralee Sports And Leisure Centre

April 16, 2024 at 11:25 am 0 comments

KINGDOM Swimming Club is to host the upcoming regional swimming gala  on Saturday and Sunday, April 20th and 21st, at the Tralee Regional Sports and Leisure Centre. The event, expected to draw over 200 swimmers, will see participants from various clubs, including Ballybunion, Killarney, Blackrock, Celtic Waves, Ennis Swimming Club, […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

April 16, 2024 at 11:13 am 0 comments

PEIL FAOI 7/8/9: Our outdoor academy for the Under 7, Under 8 and Under 9 boys was a great success last Sunday. It was good to see our youngsters enjoying real football on real green grass!! The 2nd outdoor session of 2024 will take place Caherslee at 11am on Sunday next (21st April). […]

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Basketball Ireland Development League Men's Final, National Basketball Arena, Dublin 14/4/2024
Tralee Warriors vs Carrick Cruisers
Tralee Warriors players celebrate with the cup
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PHOTOS/REPORT: Warriors Development Complete As They Capture Inaugural National League Title

April 15, 2024 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

Alan Cantwell on the Basketball Ireland Development League Final at the weekend… Tralee Warriors 86 Carrick Cruisers 70 The Tralee Warriors made it a weekend to remember by adding the inaugural Basketball Ireland Development National League title to the Mens U20 National League title they won on Saturday with an […]

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Basketball Ireland Under 20 Men's National League Final, National Basketball Arena, Dublin 13/4/2024
Tralee Warriors vs Eanna
Tralee Warriors captain Eddie Sheehy leads the celebrations after the game
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PHOTOS/REPORT: Warriors Under 20s Fire Their Way To Back-To-Back National Titles

April 15, 2024 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

Alan Cantwell reports on the  Mens U20 National League Final held on Sunday… Tralee Warriors 96 Éanna 91 The Tralee Warriors U20s made it back-to-back National League titles with a 96-91 win over Éanna in an absorbing and high scoring decider at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght yesterday. An […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 15, 2024 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

The Credit Union SFL Div 1 Round 4 Our Seniors will play round 4 of county League next weekend. We will play Spa Killarney. Keep an eye on social media pages for further details. Senior Ladies Our Senior Ladies travelled to Finuge on Sunday afternoon to take on Finuge/St Senan’s […]

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Tralee Parnells U15s that defeated Lixnaw in the Feile semi-final in Caherslee last Friday evening

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

April 15, 2024 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

U15 Hurling After a titanic battle in Caherslee last Friday evening which saw our lads come from eight points down to win by three against a very gallant Lixnaw side, they have now qualified for the County Feile Division 1 Final. Well done to all involved and commiserations to a […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

April 15, 2024 at 3:23 pm 0 comments

Dingle Way Challenge We are pleased to announce that our Dingle Way Challenge is back for another year. This event takes place on Sunday 2nd of June. Please find details of the two routes below we have available this year for you to choose from. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or […]

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Under 12 girls

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 15, 2024 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

Seniors: We return to county league action next weekend with a home game vs Milltown/Castlemaine – throw-in in Strand Road is at 3 pm – the game will be preceded by our Div 6 fixture when we play An Ghaeltacht @ 1 pm. Our division 6 team suffered defeat at […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 15, 2024 at 2:58 pm 0 comments

Lotto results: Lotto Tue 9th April 2024. Numbers drawn were 4, 13, 17, 21. No winner. Lucky dip winners of €20 were Moira Godley, Shane Murphy, Margaret O’Shea, Barry O’Donoghue, Christina Donovan. Our next draw will be tomorrow night and the jackpot will be €1,650. Why not try your luck in our […]

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Niamh Carmody about to get a shot off despite the attention of Aisling Gilsenan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Kerry Players Make League Team Of The Year

April 15, 2024 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

THE Teams of the 2024 Lidl National Football Leagues – selected by the Ladies Gaelic Football Association’s All-Star committee – have been revealed with three Kerry ladies making the Division 1 team. Champions Armagh, who won the Division 1 title for the very first time in 2024, lead the way […]

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Under 11 boys.

John Mitchels GAA Club News

April 15, 2024 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

Senior Men – Our Division 2 team play Glenbeigh/Glencar away at 2pm on Sunday April 21st and our Division 6 team play Dr. Crokes away Friday April 19th at 7pm. All support at both games would be much appreciated. Senior Ladies – John Mitchels suffered their first defeat in this years Donal […]

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Samantha Axworthy, Andrea O'Donoghue, Amanda Axworthy and Deirdre Dorgan at the Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk Is Another Fantastic Success

April 15, 2024 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

IT’S become almost a tradition out in Blennerville for the past 10 years and Saturday was another fantastic day for Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk. After passing away from cancer back in 2013, Tony’s daughter Andrea started the charity event in his memory with funds raised going towards the Palliative Care […]

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Six Kerry Projects To Share Over €260,000 In Funding

Six Kerry Projects To Share Over €260,000 In Funding

April 15, 2024 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

PROJECTS in Kerry have been awarded over €260,000 to protect archaeological monuments. Minister of State for Nature, Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, announced that over €7.4 million will be awarded to 140 projects around the country through the 2024 Community Monuments Fund to help owners and custodians of […]

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Gerard Mannix (Contest Chair) Michael Collins (Shannon TM) Mairead Dillon (Club Growth Director District 71) James Finnegan (Division Director) Anthony Garvey (Chief Judge) 

Tralee Toastmasters Hosts Division Final

April 15, 2024 at 11:56 am 0 comments

By James Finnegan THE Path to The World Championship of Public Speaking came via Tralee last Saturday where the best of this region’s Toastmasters competed in the Division Final of the Toastmaster International Speech Contest and the Evaluation Contest, which tests the contestants’ listening and feedback skills. This year is […]

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REPORT: Kerry FC Stretch Unbeaten Run To Eight Games After Draw Against Treaty

REPORT: Kerry FC Stretch Unbeaten Run To Eight Games After Draw Against Treaty

April 13, 2024 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

David Moriarty report on another impressive display by Kerry FC last night in Limerick… TREATY UNITED 0-0 KERRY FC Kerry FC were back on the road once again on Friday night as they took on Munster rivals Treaty United in the Markets Field. Kerry came into this game off the […]

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Presentation Microsoft Dream Space Ambassador Brid O'Shea  teaching cyber security awareness to Eilish Delaney Dalton, Anne Lynch and Anne Gleasure. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation ‘Dream Space Ambassadors’ Bring Their Knowledge To All Ages

April 13, 2024 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School Tralee was a hive of activity on Friday morning as they welcomed both older members of the local community for an information event and a film crew to showcase the work being done by the Microsoft Dream Space Ambassadors. The Dream Space programme at Microsoft Ireland provides […]

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Know Your Rights: Long-Term Illness Scheme And Drug Payment Scheme

Know Your Rights: Long-Term Illness Scheme And Drug Payment Scheme

April 13, 2024 at 10:05 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… If you have a medical condition covered by the Long-Term Illness Scheme, you can get free drugs, medicines and medical and surgical appliances for the treatment of that condition. […]

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Finnegan On Films: Diverse Selection Of Movies On The Box Today

Finnegan On Films: Diverse Selection Of Movies On The Box Today

April 13, 2024 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

From a dearth of choice last week, today sees a cinematic smorgasbord of treats and classics says our movie guy, James Finnegan… First up is the original, and best, Ghostbusters (Saturday 1pm RTE2). Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd and Harold Ramis star as three rather eccentric but gifted scientists use their […]

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Funding Of Over €26,000 For Programmes On Radio Kerry

Funding Of Over €26,000 For Programmes On Radio Kerry

April 12, 2024 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING of over €26,000 has been awarded for the production of specialist programmes on Radio Kerry. Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD,  today welcomed the announcement by Coimisiún na Meán of the award of €8.6 million to broadcasters and independent producers under rounds 51 […]

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Cast members of 'All Well That Ends Well?' which will be staged at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí next month.

Gaelcholáiste’s TY Students Look Forward To Staging ‘All’s Well That Ends Well?’

April 12, 2024 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí are tirelessly rehearsing for their upcoming comedy ‘All’s Well That Ends Well?’ The play next month will see the return of Audrey (Kayla Ní Chonchúir) and Davy (Dan Ó Maoldomhnaigh) in the trilogy of plays written by playwright Mary Quirke of Qwerkkreations. Seventeen transition […]

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Tralee Rugby Club To Host West Munster U14 Finals This Sunday

Tralee Rugby Club To Host West Munster U14 Finals This Sunday

April 12, 2024 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rugby Club will play host to the West Munster Cup and Plate Finals this Sunday, April 14. With hundreds of players and supporters expected, this is set to be one of the most anticipated events taking place in the club this season. The West Munster U14 plate final between […]

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Mayor of Tralee Cllr Terry O'Brien is joined by Harry Twamley, Karen Twamley, Laura Jane Nealon, Peter Stepin and Evan Nealon

Ashe Memorial Hall Goes Purple To Support Cystic Fibrosis Ireland Campaign

April 12, 2024 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Memorial Hall was lit up in purple by the local authority last night, to support a Cystic Fibrosis Ireland campaign. Today is 65 Roses Day and it’s hoped the fundraiser will meet its  target of €300,000 nationwide. Volunteers will be out in force selling purple roses in Kerry […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Fatal Road Traffic Collision On Tralee-Listowel Road

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Fatal Road Traffic Collision On Tralee-Listowel Road

April 11, 2024 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Listowel are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on the N69 on Wednesday evening. Gardaí and emergency services responded after two cars collided on the N69 at Banemore, Listowel, around 9 pm. A male passenger in his 20s from one car sustained serious injuries and […]

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Where the new developments will be located at the Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre.

Council Plans To Develop New Facilities At Tralee Sports And Leisure Centre

April 11, 2024 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has announced plans for the further development of Tralee Regional Sports and Leisure Centre at Clounalour. The proposed works will include the construction of a new three-lane 25m training pool, a new 45m x 35m sports hall, construction of new Sport Therapy Suite, construction of new all-weather playing […]

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The Wild Atlantic...Sand Artist Manuel Frolich, putting the finishing touches to his sand artwork on Ballybunion North Beach (Ladies Beach) County Kerry to celebrate 10th anniversary of the iconic Wild Atlantic Way - Launched in 2014, the longest defined coastal routes in the world, which stretches for 2600 km from Cork to Donegal. Over the last decade it has become a globally recognised tourism brand and has provided an economic engine for the west of Ireland.  This rowth has contributed to the creation of an additional 35,000 jobs, with tourism now supporting 121,000 jobs across the region. At the anniversary, were staff of Wild Atlantic Way (Fáilte  Ireland) in Kerry, Sharon Houlian, Declan Murphy and Veronica O'Connor. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC/ISSUED 11/04/2024

Report Reveals Wild Atlantic Way Tourism Worth €3 Billion A Year

April 11, 2024 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW report issued today estimates that almost 2,000,000 more tourists visited the Wild Atlantic Way in 2023 than in 2013. The Wild Atlantic Way tourism brand developed by Fáilte Ireland, was launched to the tourism industry at Meitheal in Killarney back in 2014, and over the last decade has become a […]

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Crowds at the Island of Geese.

Tralee Festivals Among Those To Receive Funding Under Fáilte Ireland Programme

April 11, 2024 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has announced the successful recipients under Fáilte Ireland’s Regional Festival & Participative Events Programme 2024. The Programme aims to support festivals and participate events that will drive domestic tourism and help to improve the visitor experience in Kerry. Among the recipients are Tralee Food Festival (€1,805), National […]

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Kerry FC Aim To Continue Good Form Against Treaty United

Kerry FC Aim To Continue Good Form Against Treaty United

April 11, 2024 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

By Ivan Hurley KERRY FC make the short journey to the Markets Field in Limerick this Friday to take on Treaty United in Matchday 10 of the SSE Airtricity Men’s First Division, with a kick-off time of 7.45pm. The season has passed its quarter mark following the conclusion of Matchday […]

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Open Invitation To ‘Connect With MTU’ At Event This Month

Open Invitation To ‘Connect With MTU’ At Event This Month

April 11, 2024 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

MTU invites companies, start-ups, businesses, entrepreneurs, community groups and the general public to visit the campus from 8.30am to 11.00am to ‘Connect with MTU’ on Friday, April 26. This event is an opportunity for anyone to connect with the university. Whether you are a company looking for research support to […]

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