Articles by: Dermot Crean

Joan O'Regan on one of her trips to Kenya with Brighter Communities.

How Brighter Communities Changed Joan’s Outlook On Life

September 28, 2022 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL woman has spoken of the benefits of volunteering overseas, crediting Kenya with ‘blowing her mind and changing her outlook forever. 72-year-old Joan O’Regan, who lives in Ballymullen, was recounting her time spent volunteering in Kericho County in Kenya with Irish NGO, Brighter Communities Worldwide. The retired French teacher, […]

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Pat Herlihy and Paul Lowth of The Huddle Bar looking forward to welcoming Ray Houghton on Sunday, October 9. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Night In Store As The Huddle Prepares To Welcome Ray Houghton

September 28, 2022 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S not long to go until a Republic of Ireland and Liverpool FC legend comes to The Huddle Bar for a night not to be missed by football fans. Paul Lowth of The Huddle on Strand Street brought Ronnie Whelan to the bar in April and now Ronnie’s former teammate […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 28, 2022 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown The fortnightly club lotto draw took place on Monday, September 19th at the club grounds. There was no jackpot winner on this occasion. The numbers drawn were 2, 10, 17 and the bonus ball was 4. Lucky Dip winners were as follows: €50 – Padraig […]

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Tralee Boxing Club News

September 28, 2022 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Our young squad of boxers at Tralee Boxing Club have been keeping up the hard work this week with a trip to neighbours,Sliabh Luachra in Castleisland, for a night of sparring last Wednesday. A change is as good as a rest, and it was a great opportunity for our boxers […]

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Laurie Shaw

Laurie Shaw And Pretty Happy For Free Gig In The Greyhound

September 28, 2022 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TWO music artists make their way to Tralee this Friday night, September 30, for a free gig in ClubHeadBangBang at The Greyhound Bar. The double header, brought to you by non-faction, features Laurie Shaw and three piece art-punk band Pretty Happy at an event supported by Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, […]

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Tralee Chamber CEO Colette O'Connor

Tralee Chamber Welcomes Some Budget Measures But Says Opportunities Were Missed

September 27, 2022 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber has welcomed the overall initiatives introduced in Budget 2023 to support business and the expansionary approach of the Government to address many of the needs of the most exposed members of the business community. However, Colette O’Connor CEO Tralee Chamber, said the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

September 27, 2022 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ALL-STARS: Our All-Stars had great football and great fun again last Sunday at the Austin Stack Club in Connolly Park. Yes, they had a ‘ball’! To join our Sunday morning session just come along to Connolly on Sunday at 11am. For information….ring/text Sandra (087-294 6658) or Sarah (087-281 0239). […]

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Kingdom Swimmers Community Games Finals

Kingdom Swimming Club News

September 27, 2022 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

National Community Games Swimming Finals Kingdom Swimming club was well represented at the recent National Community Games Swimming Finals with a number of our swimmers representing their respective areas across a number of individual & relay events., and taking home 4 individual & 1 team medals to the Kingdom. Congratulations […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

September 27, 2022 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

RESULTS: Sunday 25th – MC12 -Dooks Exchange – sponsored by The Grand Hotel 1st Monica O’Neill 37pts (24) 2nd Maura Mc Kenna 36pts (31) Best Gross Margaret Hayes 23pts 3rd Bernie O’Loughlin 36pts (33) Wed 21st – Club singles 1st Carole Dooley 37pts (31) 2nd Nuala Dawson 37pts (20) 3rd […]

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Ciara Noble – Clippity Clop, Ciaran Sears – Scotia Farm, Orla Brosnan – Clippity Clop and Tom Sears – Scotia Farm at the 'Promoting Inclusive Employment' event at Ballygarry Estate on Friday.

PHOTOS: Inspired Group Hosts ‘Promoting Inclusive Employment’ Event At Ballygarry

September 27, 2022 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Inspired group held their ‘Promoting Inclusive Employment’ event at Ballygarry Estate on Friday, September 23. The event aimed to raise awareness among local employers in relation to the recruitment and retention of people with intellectual disabilities in the workplace. Over 25 local employers were represented at the presentation, which […]

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Domino’s Pizza To Create 30 Jobs In Kerry Over Coming Months

Domino’s Pizza To Create 30 Jobs In Kerry Over Coming Months

September 27, 2022 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

DOMINO’S Pizza has launched a major new recruitment drive to fill 1,000 roles across Ireland, around 30 of which will be located in Kerry. The company is gearing up for the busy festive season and the World Cup 2022, with 700,000 pizzas estimated to be ordered by consumers in the country […]

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The TEDx Tralee stage before welcoming audiences to the event at Siamsa Tíre on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

TEDx Tralee Returns To Siamsa Tíre Next Month

September 27, 2022 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

TEDxTralee, an independently organised event, licensed by TEDx, returns to Siamsa Tire on Thursday, October 6, with the theme of ‘The Good Room’ and as part of the An Turas Mor – Homecoming Kerry Festival. Local Curators and Co-Coordinators Bryan Carr and James Finnegan felt that after the stunning success […]

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Participants in the Banna Coastcare beach clean-up on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Volunteers Collect 20 Bags Of Waste In One Hour On Banna Beach

September 27, 2022 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

BANNA Coastcare were out in force again on Sunday taking part in this year’s Big Beach Clean. Sixteen youths joined the clean-up, removing 20 bags of rubbish from the beach and dunes in just one hour. Banna Coastcare saw a fantastic turnout on Sunday for this year’s Big Beach Clean, approximately […]

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The Warriors team panel with coaches and Kevin McCarthy and Jim Garvey of sponsors Garvey Group. Photo by Dermot Crean

Warriors Ready To Defend Title As Season Begins This Weekend

September 27, 2022 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

  By Alan Cantwell Garvey’s Tralee Warriors launched their 2022/2023 season at Garvey’s Supervalu in Tralee  on Monday ahead of the start of the Super League campaign this weekend. The League and National Cup champions took a short break from preparations for the opening game of the season, and what […]

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Launching the Tralee Chamber/Kerry County Council Christmas In Tralee programme at Kerry County Museum on Tuesday morning were, seated in front; President of Tralee Chamber Nathan McDonnell and Mayor of Tralee Mikey Sheehy. Standing from left; Colette O'Connor, Stephen Stack, Aidan Turner and Cllr Jim Finucane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chamber And Council Already Planning For A Memorable Christmas In Tralee

September 27, 2022 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S less than 90 days to Christmas and preparations are already in hand to make it another memorable season in Tralee. Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council are focusing on bringing family interactive events of a high standard to the town this Christmas. With the support of Oliver Hurley […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 8:52 pm Comments are Disabled

DEATH OF BRENDAN DOWLING: There was great sadness in the Club and in the local community last Tuesday (20th Sept) when news broke of the death of our current Club President, Brendan Dowling. Brendan was appointed to that position in 2010 following the passing of Fr. Mícheál Galvin and like […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Alleged Slapping Of Child

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Alleged Slapping Of Child

September 26, 2022 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving a child last week in town. An 11-year-old girl was cycling her bike in Garvey’s Supervalu car park in Tralee with friends between 7.30pm and 8.15pm on Tuesday, September 20. It is alleged a man in a car, not […]

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Representing Kerins O’ Rahilly in the U13 Tralee District team are Lily, Aimee, Córa, Caragh and Aoife with their coach Tricia and her daughter Lexi

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

County Championship Round 3 Result Spa  4-13 Kerins O RAHILLYS 0-16 We traveled to Spa Killarney for our final game in this years Senior County Championship on Saturday evening. In a game that was irrelevant to both sides , having both lost in rounds one and two. Lining out with […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our club Lotto jackpot of €3200 on Sunday night last the numbers drawn were 01,18,21 & 29. The five €30 euro consolation prizes went to: Rosalee Scanlon Annagh Sinead Foran c/o Rock Inn Caroline Hutchinson Online Junior Moriarty c/o Betty’s Bar Colette O […]

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Tralee Parnells U8s at their final final training session of the season with head coach Hazel O'Leary and youth coach Caoilinn

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

An Turas Mór An Turas Mór is a call to our diaspora from all aspects of Kerry Business, Tourism, Sports and Cultural organisations spearheaded by Kerry County Council to come home and enjoy close to forty events and activities that will take place throughout the County during the month of […]

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Eoin Kelliher Denis O Regan Fergus Foley and Anthony Mc Elligott enjoying the presentation evening in gallys Friday night.

John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB SOCIAL John Mitchels GAA Club Social @ the Rose Hotel. Drinks reception at 7pm followed by dinner and dancing until late! A limited number of tickets available at €65.00 per person. Please email Johnmitchelssocial@gmail.com to book your tickets or call the Club at 066 71 9197070 UNDER 7 BOYS & […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Co. Championship: Last Saturday night our senior team travelled to Gallarus to play West Kerry in Round 3 of the Senior County Championship. Despite playing with the aid of the strong breeze our lads got off to the worst possible start as West Kerry managed a goal straight from […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 26, 2022 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Ballymac Junior win Cahill Cup Shield Final Replay Cahill Cup Shield Final Replay Ballymacelligott 2-12 St Michaels Foilmore 2-10 Replays rarely entertain as much as the original fixture. However last Saturday night in Glenbeigh was a rare exception. Ballymacelligott and St Michael’s Foilmore met once again in the Cahill Cup […]

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22-9-2022: Pictured at the launch of Aclú in MTU in Tralee on Thursday were, Left to right: Mairéad Carolan Senior Clinical Psychologist HSE Cork; Dr Tara Coppinger lecturer Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health MTU; Professor Maggie Cusack, President of Munster Technological University; Catherine Carty MTU UNESCO Chair project manager.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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The hybrid event - both on campus and online featured stakeholders interested in, working in or living with Enduring Mental Illness and was held as Sedentary behaviour and reduced physical activity in mental illness arise from many variables, including the nature of the illnesses, the medication associated with them, social isolation, poverty, stigma, and exclusion. Aclú seeks to improve health outcomes for those living with enduring mental illnesses (EMI) by increasing physical activity, reducing sedentariness, and improving nutrition with the support of digital technologies. A recent special issue of the Irish Journal

MTU And HSE Launch New Mental Health Initiative Aclú

September 26, 2022 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER Technological University (MTU) and the HSE joined forces to create Aclú,  a new mental health initiative which was launched at the MTU on Thursday last. The initiative seeks to address enduring mental illness (EMI) recovery using physical activity, nutrition and digital technology. People living with enduring mental illness often […]

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Tom Foley, Jack Moriarty, Kevin Roche, Tommy O'Brien and Donnacha O'Brien before the start of the Tralee Marathon on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Marathon Celebrates Tenth Running Of The Event

September 26, 2022 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain cleared just in time for runners to set off on Tralee Marathon from the Aqua Dome on Saturday morning. There were over 160 participants in what was the tenth running of the race. Conditions were good for the event which took runners on a route to Ardfert, Barrow, Fenit, […]

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Mairead Lane Cronin (wellbeing coordinator), Caoimhe Keoghan (Jigsaw Kerry) & Pierce Dargan (Principal)

Presentation Castleisland Launches ‘One Good School’ Initiative

September 26, 2022 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was an air of excitement Presentation Secondary School Castleisland as students and staff enjoyed the ‘One Good School’ launch day. Jigsaw’s One Good School initiative is a two year comprehensive initiative which strives to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people, and those around them by developing […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information On Man Missing From Ballybunion

Gardaí Appeal For Information On Man Missing From Ballybunion

September 26, 2022 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 33-year-old Donal Kennedy last seen in Ballybunion. Donal, from Caherdavin in Limerick, was last seen at approximately 11.30pm on Saturday night, on the Main Street in Ballybunion. Donal is described as being approximately 6 foot in height with a […]

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Louise Ryan, Clodagh Walsh and Norma O'Connor at Listowel Races on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Super Saturday Style At Final Day Of Listowel Races

September 25, 2022 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Listowel… IS Saturday the new ‘Friday’ at Listowel Races? There’s a good case to be made for it considering the crowds at the Island for the final day of the Listowel Harvest Festival of racing. While admittedly there were […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 25, 2022 at 11:37 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… A great night of culture in town… ‘Awaken’ part of #CultureNight late in #Tralee lots of people enjoying the music & […]

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Lorraine Savage, Aine Wall and Margaret Kennedy at Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Our Final Look At The Ladies Day Style In Listowel (Part 3)

September 24, 2022 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Listowel… THE Listowel Harvest Festival of Racing comes to an end today for the year, but what a week it’s been! Tens of thousands have enjoyed great weather for the most part over the week and […]

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