Articles by: Dermot Crean

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

October 3, 2022 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

Great news, our social is a sell-out! We would ask club members to collect your tickets by lunchtime Wednesday from reception at Ballyseedy. We look forward to welcoming all those attending the social to The Rose Hotel on October 8th 2022. Our thanks in advance to all who have supported this […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 3, 2022 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Lotto results: Lotto Tue 27th September. No Winner. Numbers drawn were 3, 13, 16 & 27. Lucky dip winners of €20 were Meabh Barry, Margaret Crean, Fiona Kavanagh, James Crean & Geraldine O’Mahony. Next week’s jackpot will be €1,250. Why not try your luck in our lotto. The links is […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

October 3, 2022 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

Club Lotto There was no winner of our club Lotto jackpot of €3300 on Sunday night last the numbers drawn were 01,05,11, & 25. The five €30 euro consolation prizes went to: Joan Clifford c/o B. Poff Tommy Brosnan Lohercannon Cathal Moriarty Curraheen Finn and Alva Burke c/o Eileen O […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 3, 2022 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Ballymac Senior B team Ballymac Senior B team played their last game of the season on Saturday 1st Oct where they competed in the Tralee/St Brendan’s Group A Junior League Final. Ballymac B 2 08 John Mitchels B 0 04 The first half proved to be that seen in most finals […]

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott.

Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott To Return To INEC Killarney

October 3, 2022 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

FORMER Housemartin and member of The Beautiful South, Paul Heaton, will once again team up with Jacqui Abbott to perform in the Gleneagle INEC Arena on February 24, 2023. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott’s new album ‘N.K-Pop’ is released on Friday, October 7 when tickets for the concert also go on […]

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Gardaí To Issue Fines To Motorists Parking Between Garda Cones Outside Schools

Gardaí To Issue Fines To Motorists Parking Between Garda Cones Outside Schools

October 3, 2022 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee say they will issue fines to motorists who illegally park outside schools. Gardaí have placed traffic cones outside some schools in town in a bid to deter motorists from parking there, but they say motorists are now manoeuvring to park between the cones. Speaking on Radio Kerry […]

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An Dún Mór - Dunmore Head in West Kerry Ir eland's most westerly landmass point

West Kerry Landmark In New Study To Link Ireland’s Furthermost Points

October 3, 2022 at 2:23 pm 0 comments

A PLAN to highlight and upgrade Ireland’s four most extreme geographic viewing points, including An Dún Mór / Dunmore Head in West Kerry, is among the successful projects to be awarded Shared Island (North/South) funding. Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced 25 projects to benefit from the Shared Island Local Authority Development […]

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Some of the members of the cast of ‘Ballymacandy’ during rehearsals this week: front l-r: Siobhán Collins (Annie Cronin), Claire O’Connor (Maggie Slattery), back l-r: Chris Horan (Commissioner Smyth), Jeremiah Murphy (Constable John Quirke), Muireann McAuliffe (Meriel Leeson Marshall), Michael Quirke (Jack Flynn), John Sexton (Denis Sugrue), Joe Horan (Totty O’Sullivan).

Story Of Ballymacandy Ambush Brought To The Stage

October 3, 2022 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

THE dramatic story of the IRA ambush of members of the Crown Forces near Milltown in 1921 is being presented as a new play in the local Community Hall this November. ‘Ballymacandy’ is based on the best-selling book by local historian and author Owen O’Shea and involves a cast of […]

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Cast members of Tralee Musical Society's 'That's Entertainment' in rehearsals. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Musical Society Back With ‘That’s Entertainment’

October 3, 2022 at 11:44 am 0 comments

REHEARSALS are in full swing as Tralee Musical Society prepares to present That’s Entertainment in Siamsa Tire from October 11th to 15th at 8pm nightly. Rehearsals have taking place since August and the cast are excited to be performing for the first time since 2019. This come back show from […]

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Almost €8.7m In Funding Announced For Kerry ETB

Almost €8.7m In Funding Announced For Kerry ETB

October 3, 2022 at 11:13 am 0 comments

AN announcement of €8,696,719 in funding for Kerry ETB to invest in further education centres in Tralee and Listowel has been made this morning. Over €3,700,000 will see a new apprenticeship training building established at the site of the Kerry College Monavalley Campus. The new project will facilitate the expansion […]

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Dre Jackson lays up for the Warriors Credit Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Edge Out Flexachem KCYMS In Overtime Thriller

October 2, 2022 at 2:28 pm 0 comments

Alan Cantwell watched the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Super League 2022/2023 – Round 1 at Tralee Sports Complex last night… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 105 Flexachem KCYMS 103 (After OT) Garvey’s Tralee Warriors got their Super League defence off to a winning start as they edged out Flexachem KCYMS in a pulsating and heart […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In August

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In August

October 2, 2022 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that there were 22 property sales in the Tralee area in August in transactions fetching a total of €5,270,000. The property that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in August was […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 2, 2022 at 11:11 am 0 comments

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… Spectacular… Don’t try this at home! Firestorm #culturenight #tralee @KerryCoArts @Fanzinis @countykerry @artscouncil_ie pic.twitter.com/1C7dtNZncj — Richard Dwyer (@spinningyarns) September 25, 2022 […]

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Nominee Cian Heaslip from Tralee fourth from left) with Fionn Heaslip, Cathy Heaslip, Ger Sheehy, Sheila Enright and Richard Heaslip at the Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night To Celebrate Young People At Garda Youth Achievement Awards

October 1, 2022 at 10:14 am 0 comments

THERE were 170 guests from across the county attending the 25th celebration of the Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2022 in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee on Friday. The evening commenced with dinner and was followed by a presentation of 25 awards, accompanied with an inspiring citation of […]

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Maths Week Ireland has been launched by Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD. The annual festival of maths and numeracy returns from 15th– 23rd October 2022 with a range of events set to attract participation by schools and people all over the island. Maths Week is supported by the Department of Education, the SFI Discover Programme and co-ordinated by Calmast, South East Technological University’s STEM Engagement Centre. Pictured are Darius O’Reilly (9); Maisie Hogan (10) and Lexi Hopkins (10) from Scoil Chaoimhin, Marlborough Street, Dublin.

Kerry Schools Encouraged To Get Involved In Maths Week

October 1, 2022 at 10:06 am 0 comments

MATHS Week 2022 was launched on Thursday by Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Kerry schools are encouraged to take part in the all-island festival of maths and numeracy from Saturday, October 15 and until Sunday, October 23. Maths Week is designed to promote a positive attitude towards maths and […]

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Know Your Rights: What To Do If You Have A Motor Vehicle Collision

Know Your Rights: What To Do If You Have A Motor Vehicle Collision

October 1, 2022 at 10:06 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Let’s face it, despite our best efforts, accidents do happen.  If you are involved in a motor collision, the law requires you to do certain things. ] This applies […]

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Sponsored: Award-Winning Tribella Treatment At The CHRC

Sponsored: Award-Winning Tribella Treatment At The CHRC

October 1, 2022 at 10:05 am 0 comments

Mary O’Donnell of the Cosmetic Hair and Restoration Clinic at the Bon Secours in Tralee on V-Tribella treatment… The V-Tribella is one of the most popular treatments at the moment in CHRC. This is the area when you put on your V-neck top or dress and see that obvious pigmentation, […]

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Finnegan On Films: Fun And Action On The Box Today

Finnegan On Films: Fun And Action On The Box Today

October 1, 2022 at 10:05 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has the pick of the movies on RTE/TG4 tonight… If you are a Barbara Streisand fan I am about to give you a wonderful surprise. Yentl (Saturday 2.50pm RTE1) is all about Barbara as she directed, produced, co wrote the screenplay, and, of course, took […]

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Marcella O'Connor.

New Kerry Filmmaker In Residence Commences Work

September 30, 2022 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

MARCELLA O’Connor is commencing her Filmmaker in Residence position in Kerry County Council next week. Due to the high demand for filmmaker advice and facilitation in Kerry, Marcella will be providing additional filmmaking mentoring to schools in Kerry alongside the work already being done by Mieke Vanmechelen in this area. […]

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‘From The Ground Up’ Gathering In Tralee To Celebrate Biodiversity Initiatives

‘From The Ground Up’ Gathering In Tralee To Celebrate Biodiversity Initiatives

September 30, 2022 at 10:53 am 0 comments

A GATHERING will take place next weekend in Tralee to showcase and celebrate the many biodiversity initiatives that have taken place all over Kerry during the past few challenging years. ‘From The Ground Up – Celebrating Biodiversity, Leadership and Community Wellbeing’ will take place in a number of locations in town […]

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Fiona Stack of Radio Kerry presents a Best of Kerry Award 2022 for Best Family Business to Eleanor Wall of Sandy Feet Farm at the awards ceremony in the Dúchas Comhaltas Centre at the Kerry Sports Academy,Tralee on Thursday evening. Photo: Domnick Walsh

PHOTO GALLERY: Tralee Winners At Best Of Kerry Awards

September 30, 2022 at 10:10 am 0 comments

LAST night was a good one for businesses in the Tralee area as they scooped a fair share of the awards at the Radio Kerry’s ‘Best Of Kerry 2022 Awards’, sponsored by Lee Strand. Taking place at an event at the Dúchas Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Centre at the Kerry Sports Academy, […]

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Wednesday, 28th September 2022
Picture This: Illustration-led reading guide from Children’s Books Ireland aims to break down barriers to children’s reading
Pupils from St Patrick's Cathedral Grammar School in Dublin mark the launch of Children’s Books Ireland’s new Picture This reading guide which celebrates picture books and illustrations for children and young people aged 0-18. Pictured at the launch assisting Children’s Books Ireland CEO, Elaina Ryan, was young reader Kate (3).
Picture This features over 230 recommended reads reviewed by experts in children’s literature, including 29 Irish language books. 
Contact: Emma Walsh / Julie Sherlock, Alice PR & Events, Email: media@alicepr.com / Tel: 083-3839791 / +44 7834 776519

New Children’s Books Reading Guide Available In Kerry Libraries

September 30, 2022 at 10:04 am 0 comments

A NEW reading guide from Children’s Books Ireland celebrating picture books and illustration is now available in every branch library in Kerry. ‘Picture This’ features over 230 recommended reads for children and young people aged 0–18, which have been reviewed by experts in children’s literature. The guide aims to break […]

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Amy Huberman.

Amy Huberman To Receive Maureen O’Hara Award At Kerry Film Festival

September 30, 2022 at 10:00 am 0 comments

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF)  officially launched their 2022 film festival programme this morning. Celebrating its 23rd edition, this year’s festival will take place from October 20 – 23 across a series of venues throughout Killarney, as well as showcasing a bespoke KIFF screening in Dingle on Sunday, October 23. […]

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Tralee Businesses Win At ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’

Tralee Businesses Win At ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’

September 29, 2022 at 9:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were a number of Tralee businesses among the winners at Radio Kerry’s ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’ announced tonight at an event at the Dúchas Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Centre at the Kerry Sports Academy,Tralee. There were 17 winners (see full list below) announced at the inaugural awards which were organised by […]

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Pictured are Susan Duggan (Wilton); Elaine O’Driscoll (Tralee); Aisling Linehan (Blackpool); Peter Mark CEO Peter O’Rourke; Gwen Cleary (Winthrop Street); Alice Hanley (Crescent Limerick) and  Lorraine O’Connor (Crescent Limerick) at the Peter Mark Long Service Awards, held at Hayfield  Manor, Cork. The Peter Mark Long Service Awards recognise employees from salons across the  island of Ireland who have worked at Peter Mark for 10 years or more. In total, 115 Peter Mark  colleagues across the country received a Long Service Award this year. 
Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney / Provision.

Peter Mark Tralee Employee Honoured At Company’s Long Service Awards

September 29, 2022 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Peter Mark employee was among the 115 members of the company’s team to be honoured for their valued contribution and long-standing service. Elaine O’Driscoll, who has 30 years service to Peter Mark Tralee, received a Long Service Award which recognises employees from salons across the island of Ireland […]

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Tomás Hayes, Kerry LEO, Kevin McCarthy, Garvey Group, Fiona Leahy, Kerry LEO and Noel Fitzgerald of PSC Taxation Services at the Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office in association with PSC Taxation Services Budget 2023 Briefing in the Manor West Hotel on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Budget 2023 Briefing Held At Manor West Hotel

September 29, 2022 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large attendance this morning at the Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office, in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services), Budget 2023 Briefing in the Manor West Hotel. The seminar was delivered by registered tax consultant Francis Moriarty of PSC Taxation Services who was also available to answer questions on the […]

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Looking forward to the John Mitchels GAA Social on Saturday, October 8 were Rory Kilgallen, Aisling Foley of The Rose Hotel with Joanne Noonan and Mark Noonan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mitchels Faithful To Gather For First Social In Over A Decade

September 29, 2022 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS are selling fast for what is sure to be a fantastic night of entertainment for the members of a proud local GAA club. The first John Mitchels GAA Club Social in 13 years will take place on Saturday, October 8 at The Rose Hotel and club members of the […]

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At the presentation of the cheque from the Automobili Italia Tralee event to the local branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) were, from left; Holly Mulqueen, Andrew Mulqueen of the Italian Car Club Ireland; IWA Bus Driver John Ferguson; Terry O'Brien, Service Co-ordinator at Kerry branch of IWA; Eileen Keane, Service Support Officer at the Kerry branch of the IWA; Mike Dowling and Rory Kerins, organisers of the Automobili Italia Tralee event. Photo by Dermot Crean

Collection At Automobili Italia Tralee Raises €3,500 For Irish Wheelchair Association

September 29, 2022 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE local branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) received a cheque for €3,500 on Wednesday thanks to a event held in town two weeks ago. The inaugural ‘Automobili Italia Tralee’ car show was a huge success on the weekend of September 16/17, with cars and motorcycles filling the FBD Insurance/Peevers […]

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Pictured at the presentation (l to r) Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Martin Heydon; Gearoid Linnane, CEO Lee Strand; Deirdre Ryan, Origin Green Director and Dan Mac Sweeney Chairman of The Board, Bord Bia.

Lee Strand Awarded Gold Membership At Origin Green Awards

September 28, 2022 at 6:50 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand was recognised once again for their exceptional performance and commitment to sustainability with Gold Membership at the Origin Green 2022 awards. Origin Green is Ireland’s food and drink sustainability programme led by Bord Bia – The Irish Food Board. Gold Membership is awarded to companies who demonstrate an […]

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A spectacular fire and aerial circus show will take place in Tralee at the end of October.

Number Of Events In October As Part Of Local Live Performance Programme

September 28, 2022 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE will be 35 events taking place in October with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’s Local Live Performance Programming Scheme 4. The events will take place across the county and there’s something for everyone, with music, vocal, storytelling, fire and aerial circus performances […]

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