Articles by: Dermot Crean

Jack O'Connor on the sideline. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jack Leads The Pack In Betting For Kerry Manager Job

September 14, 2021 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A LEADING bookmakers has Jack O’Connor the clear favourite to return as the Kerry senior football team manager. Paddy Power believes the ‘third coming of Jack’ will be the most likely recommendation from the Kerry GAA sub-committee formed last night tasked with finding the next manager. Jack is 5/4 for the […]

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Jamie Redknapp and Freddie Flintoff of 'A League Of Their Own'.

Sky’s TV’s ‘League Of Their Own’ Panellists Filming In West Kerry

September 14, 2021 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE stars of Sky TV’s ‘A League Of Their Own’ are understood to be filming in West Kerry today. Regular panellists on the comedy sports TV quiz show, Jamie Redknapp and Fredde Flintoff are joined by former Man Utd footballer Patrice Evra and TV/movie star Idris Elba of The Wire […]

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Tickets Selling Out Fast For Listowel Races Festival

Tickets Selling Out Fast For Listowel Races Festival

September 14, 2021 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still tickets available for the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival next week, but you better act fast because four of the seven days are sold out. In compliance with current guidelines, only 2,000 spectators are allowed to attend each day of the celebrated festival which starts this Sunday. Sadly, tickets […]

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Gearóid Ó Laitheasa, with Gavin, Ruairí and Siobhan Lacey, at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Communion Day on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils

September 14, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a busy Saturday morning at St John’s Church as families of 47 Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils arrived for First Holy Communion Day. Like the rest of the Tralee schools, the ceremony was postponed from the traditional May date due to COVID restrictions and had to be divided into […]

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Volunteers out cleaning up Banna Beach on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Great Effort By Volunteers To Clean Up Banna Beach

September 14, 2021 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 30 bags of litter were collected by 67 dedicated volunteers in just one hour at the Big Beach Clean on Banna last Sunday. Banna Coastcare in collaboration with Tralee Tidy Towns & MTU Kerry Green Campus organised the cleanup. The Big Beach Clean is an annual call-to-action organised by […]

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Éanna Ryle with Finbarr, Deirdre and Ailbhe Ryle, at the Caherleaheen NS Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John’s Church Hosts Confirmation Day For Caherleaheen NS

September 14, 2021 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

TOGETHER again, one last time. The boys and girls of the Caherleaheen NS Class of 2021 were reunited on Sunday for their belated Confirmation Day. The 23 friends wore the uniforms of their secondary schools for the ceremony celebrated by Fr Seán Jones while their former teacher Ms Bradley was […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 14, 2021 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Austin Stacks 1-13; Kerins O’Rahillys 0-12. This round 2 Club Championship game played in Connolly Park on last Sunday afternoon (12th Sept) was a typical old-style Town Derby with both sides playing to the edge and Donal Casey, the experienced referee that he is, issuing many yellow cards […]

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Sponsored: Introduction To Radio Broadcasting Course Starts Soon

Sponsored: Introduction To Radio Broadcasting Course Starts Soon

September 13, 2021 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

ARE you a Leaving Cert student wondering what to do next, a media graduate who wants hands on experience or perhaps you are thinking of a career change. Kerry College are currently recruiting for an 8 week introduction to Radio Broadcasting course which commences in Tralee on September 27th. Trained […]

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Pictured in Listowel at the launch of the fourth annual Architecture Kerry Festival are Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Jimmy Moloney and Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council. The festival which includes free guided tours and exhibitions across Kerry takes place from 24th to 26th September. Full programme of events on www.architecture.kerrycoco.ie. Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Architecture Kerry Festival To Take Place This Month

September 13, 2021 at 4:02 pm 1 comment

KERRY’S architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated during the annual Architecture Kerry Festival between 24 and 26 September 2021. A wide range of events including free guided tours and exhibitions form part of the programme for the event which is now in its fourth year and […]

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Class action shot of Kerins O’ Rahilly’s U13 Nick Lacey v Austin Stacks

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 13, 2021 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Club Championship Rd 2. Austin Stacks 1-13   Kerins O Rahillys 0-12 Our senior team made the short journey to Connolly Park on Sunday to face local rivals Austin Stacks . The home side proved to be too strong for us on the day and ran out four point […]

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Gardaí Investigate Number Of Thefts And Burglaries In Caherslee Area

Gardaí Investigate Number Of Thefts And Burglaries In Caherslee Area

September 13, 2021 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a number of thefts and burglaries which occurred in the Caherslee area last week. Between Wednesday, September 8 at 10pm and Thursday, September 9 at 11:45am, a vehicle parked outside a house was entered. A number of items were taken including keys and sunglasses. No […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 13, 2021 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS We had a great turnout on Sunday and the weather played its part staying dry.  The boys and girls put in a great effort and great fun was had by all.  Weekly the ball skills are visibly improving and huge kudos go to the boys […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 13, 2021 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

MC 24 Hour Walkathon Noon til Noon the 25th – 26th of September How you can get involved: Walk with us: Register on our club website milltown-castlemaine.clubforce.com for €20 per family to join in all the fun on the day. Then walk as a family or join a team. Join a […]

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 Ballymac players on North Kerry U14 Development Squad.                                            Jack Joy, Cian Harris,vEoin Moriarty  and Màirtin Mc Kivergan

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 13, 2021 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior team: Our senior team play Gneeveguilla in Ballymacelligott GAA grounds in Round 2 of The Junior Premier championship on Saturday evening next at 5.30pm. We send the team and management all our best wishes. Championship is so vital and having a Championship at home with good support is a […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

September 13, 2021 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €7400 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 02,15,28 & 29 The five €30 consolation prizes went Aisling Lacey Killeen Wood Caroline Hutchinson Rae St (Online) Marie Fitzgibbon Derrymore East Bridget O’Shea Blennerville Michelle O’Shea Online Next week’s Lotto […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 13, 2021 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil travelled to Milltown on Sunday to play the home side, Milltown/Castlemaine in the first group game of the Intermediate Championship. The conditions were ideal for football and the pitch was in excellent condition. This was a game where Na Gaeil was in control from the throw in […]

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Tralee Parnells who played Causeway B in the Intermediate Championship Semi Final 2

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

U7 Boys and Girls The under 7’s welcomed Lixnaw to Caherslee last Friday. Sporting the blue and white of Parnells our players took to the field with a determination to make their club proud and that they did in spades. The coaches were delighted with each and every player, the […]

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Tralee Company To Move Into Former Borg Warner Building

Tralee Company To Move Into Former Borg Warner Building

September 13, 2021 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED company Wazp is to move into the former Borg Warner building in Monavalley and create 20 new jobs. It’s a €2m investment by the company will involve the creation of a new 3D printing facility. The 20 new jobs will be created over the next few years in product design, […]

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Cameron Patterson with Roscoe, Linda, Mia and Brandon Patterson, at the Holy Family NS Communion Day on Saturday at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family School Pupils Receive First Holy Communion

September 13, 2021 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from third class in Holy Family Primary School finally enjoyed their big day out at the weekend when they received their First Holy Communion. While May is the traditional time for First Communions, it was delayed by COVID restrictions, so the ceremony finally went ahead in Our Lady and […]

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Caoilainn Culloo, with Conor, Rowan and Michelle Culloo, at the Blennerville NS Confirmation Day on Saturday afternoon at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy Blennerville NS Confirmation Day

September 12, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

ALL-IRELAND final day isn’t usually the time for Confirmations, but we’re living in strange times…still. Families of last year’s sixth class in Blennerville gathered at St John’s Church on Saturday for the delayed celebration of the sacrament and they got dry, but dull day for it. Fr Vitalis celebrated the Mass […]

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Danielle O'Leary, Karen O'Leary and Michelle O'Leary at the Park Run on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Park Run Returns To Tralee After 18 Months

September 12, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S so good to see it back. The Tralee Park Run returned to the Town Park on Saturday morning with eager participants meeting old friends after an 18 month break from the weekly event. Participants started gathering from around 9am and there was a wonderful atmosphere and a sense of […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 12, 2021 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

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…  Foreboding skies… A dirty, but dramatic sky over the town this morning. Rain has stopped, and the mountains are emerging from […]

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She did it...Sharon Roche with son Joshua, mom Philomena Duggan and other son James at Pearse Park on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sharon’s Headshave In Memory Of Son Seán Helps Open Arms Kerry

September 11, 2021 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman joked that she was feeling “light-headed” on Friday evening after she had her head shaved as a fundraiser for Open Arms Kerry. Sharon Roche wanted to do something special in memory of her son Seán, who died by suicide ten years ago and set up a gofundme […]

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Bríd O'Connor, joined by Ogie Moran and Dick Spring at the launch of Bríd's book, 'Spark' at The Rose Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Bríd Sparks Great Interest In Her Book At Launch In The Rose Hotel

September 11, 2021 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel was the venue on Friday evening for the launch of a powerful book containing the experiences of people who have dealt with life-altering events and how they got their spark back. ‘Spark’ is the brainchild of Killarney native Bríd O’Connor who was inspired to collect the stories […]

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Looking forward to the Tralee Toastmasters online open meeting to be held on September 20, were, from left; Paul Fitzgibbon, James Finnegan, John McGillycuddy, Lily Tangney and Sergey Udaltsov. Photo by Dermot Crean

Toastmasters To Hold Open Meeting Online To Attract New Members

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Toastmasters are holding a virtual Open Meeting over Zoom on Monday, September 20 at 8pm. The meeting is open to any members of the public with an interest in developing their public speaking abilities. Details of how you can login to the Zoom meeting will be shared on the […]

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Know Your Rights: Student Grants And Renting 

Know Your Rights: Student Grants And Renting 

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 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… Supports Available It’s that time of year where parents and their school leaving children are preparing for going to college for the first time. The main financial support for […]

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Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks three movies to enjoy on RTE and TG4 this week… You can’t beat an Agatha Christie murder mystery on a Saturday night and Murder on the Orient Express (Saturday 9.40pm RTE One) is a classic of the genre. This is the most recent film […]

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Gardaí Say Post-Mortems On Lixnaw Family Completed And Investigations Continue

Gardaí Say Post-Mortems On Lixnaw Family Completed And Investigations Continue

September 10, 2021 at 5:49 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Listowel are continuing with the criminal investigation into the fatal incident at a domestic residence at Kilfeighney, Lixnaw, on Tuesday evening. The post mortem into the remains of Eileen O’Sullivan, 56 years, Jamie O’Sullivan, 24 year and Maurice O’Sullivan, 63 years, have concluded and the results of which […]

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Pictured at the launch of the in Listowel were Deirdre Hegarty (Healthy Kerry Coordinator), Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Jimmy Moloney, Geraldine O'Sullivan (Manager Kerry Volunteer Centre), Donagh Hennebry (Chair of Interagency Steering Committee/Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention) and John Drummey, (Kerry Mental Health Association). Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Free Events For Kerry Mental Health And Wellbeing Fest

September 10, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE programme of free events for the 2021 Kerry Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest has been launched with a range of activities to suit all ages from October 9-16. The key focus of the #KerryMHWFest is to promote mental health and wellbeing in Kerry through a fun and interactive programme […]

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Cllrs Say Funding For Keeping Greenway Clean Must Come From Central Government

Cllrs Say Funding For Keeping Greenway Clean Must Come From Central Government

September 10, 2021 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE MD councillors said funding must be provided for cleaning up litter on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway when it opens next year. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, About Cllr Terry O’Brien asked could the Council  establish a routine to ensure that the walk […]

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