Articles by: Dermot Crean

Council Round-Up: Killerisk Crossings And Concrete Slab Safety Issues

Council Round-Up: Killerisk Crossings And Concrete Slab Safety Issues

July 9, 2014 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT may be some time before a pedestrian crossing is introduced in the Killerisk area, councillors were told at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday. Cllr Norma Foley (FF) asked that a pedestrian crossing be provided on the Killerisk road Tralee as a matter […]

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Orlagh Winters: Leave Your Prints All Over The Summer

Orlagh Winters: Leave Your Prints All Over The Summer

July 9, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S all about the prints this summer! Unless you have been hiding under a rock lately, you will have seen the huge trend that is in this year – Prints! Trousers, tops, jackets or shoes, they are all showing bright colours and vibrant patterns. […]

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Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

July 9, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition NEW York fashion designer, Don O’Neill will showcase Red Carpet gowns from THEIA’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection at the 2014 Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show. The Kerry-native will be among a star-studded line-up of designers and boutiques in the Festival […]

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Cllrs Spring And Foley Nominated To Board Of Tralee Chamber Alliance

Cllrs Spring And Foley Nominated To Board Of Tralee Chamber Alliance

July 8, 2014 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fail councillor Norma Foley and Labour’s Graham Spring were nominated to the board of Tralee Chamber Alliance at Monday’s meeting of the Municipal District of Tralee. But it wasn’t without a request from Sinn Fein’s Toireasa Ferris to allow her party colleague, Cllr Pa Daly to be appointed to the board, due […]

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Andrea Hogan (centre in white top) with members of the Pink Ladies And Gents Committee, family and friends handing over the cheques to Breast Care Nurse, Mary O'Donoghue (standing in blue top next to Andrea) accepting on behalf of the Oncology Unit of Kerry General Hospital and the Breast Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nearly €8,000 Raised By Andrea And The Pink Heroes

July 8, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AN amazing figure of nearly €8,000 was raised in a week in two events, inspired by an Ardfert lady who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Mother of two, Andrea Hogan decided to do something positive when she heard her news. Along with friends, they […]

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Churchill News

Churchill News

July 8, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Congratulations To Mikey Brennan, who was a member of the victorious Kerry Junior team that defeated Cork in the Munster Final in Tralee last Wednesday evening, and to Ivan Parker and Eoin O’Brien who were on the Kerry Minor panel that defeated Cork in the Munster Final in Cork on […]

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John Mitchels GAA News

John Mitchels GAA News

July 8, 2014 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

John Mitchels Sports Complex Our Sports Complex at Camp Ballyseddy is available for bookings on the Sports Hall, All Weather Pitch. The Gym, Sauna and Steam rooms are open from 5pm to 9pm Monday to Friday. Cost €3 per session for members and €4 for non members. Complex also open […]

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St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News

St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News

July 8, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €11,300. The numbers drawn were 09, 13, 24 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Catherine O’Callaghan; Deirdre Galvin, Cromane; E Keating, Gallowsfield; Joe McElligott, Crotta & Brendan Poff, Lohercannon. This week’s jackpot will be €11,400 and the […]

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All-Ireland Title For Tralee Pipes and Drums Band

All-Ireland Title For Tralee Pipes and Drums Band

July 8, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition FRESH from the youngsters of John Mitchels bringing an All-Ireland to town, the members of Tralee Pipes And Drums Band brought more glory home last weekend. The band travelled to New Ross for the All-Ireland Pipeband Championships on Saturday and came away with […]

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Mary O’Donnell: How To Get Happy Feet

Mary O’Donnell: How To Get Happy Feet

July 8, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for details of special event ACCORDING to the big heel reveal survey by Micro Pedi, unattractive feet are the biggest turn-off for Irish women. Men’s feet are the least favoured body part for Irish women and say unattractive feet would be a dealbreaker in a relationship. […]

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Austin Stacks Club News

Austin Stacks Club News

July 7, 2014 at 10:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL The Co. Championship resumes this week-end with games in Round 3 (last 15). We are involved in a double header in Austin Stack Park on Saturday evening (12th July). We play Rathmore at 7.30pm with the St. Brendans .v. Dingle game starting at 6pm. WELL DONE Well done […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

July 7, 2014 at 9:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10/Girls Our Saturday Club had its last training session before the Summer break on Saturday last. Everyone, both boys and girls, had training and games and were then presented with a Training top by Kerry footballer Barry John Keane. Barry John also presented trophies to the winners of the […]

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Martin O’Connor (fifth from left) receiving the keys to his new Citroen C4 from Fintan Ryan CEO Tralee Credit Union, with his brother Michael Fox O’Connor, sisters Elizabeth Mason, Ann Ryle, Patsy O’Connor. Also in the photo is Helen Geary, Tralee Credit Union and Jimmy O’Sullivan, Bill Naughton Ltd.

Martin Wins New Car Thanks To Tralee Credit Union

July 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A RAHOONANE resident is the latest winner of Tralee Credit Union’s Members Car Draw. A delighted and overwhelmed Martin O’Connor had great support from family and friends when he  picked up his brand new Citroen 4 this week at the Ashe Street branch. […]

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Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

July 7, 2014 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for news of special event on July 11 THE new Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Jim Finucane, will get an annual allowance of €12,000 it was agreed at the meeting of the Municipal District of Tralee meeting on Monday. Councillors were asked to consider the payment of an […]

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At the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle were, from left: Sarah Waldron, Meave O'Rahilly, Peter Lynch, Linda Lynch, Daire Dunne, Fiachra Dunne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Contingent Of Tralee Cyclists Complete The Ring

July 7, 2014 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more NEARLY 10,000 cyclists set off from the New Street Car Park in Killarney on Saturday morning to take part in the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle. The weather didn’t look favourably on participants, but we’re sure many welcomed the sprinkle of rain on the 180km route […]

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Tim 'Tiger' Slattery and Chris Lynch at the Tom Naughton memorial race night in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Wonderful Tribute To Tom Naughton At Race Night

July 6, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of a great beauty event on July 11 THE people at the Bon Secours can take a bow after organising a fantastic benefit event in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. It was all to remember Tom Naughton, an employee at the hospital who […]

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Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THERE will be free family entertainment over in Manor Park, Manor West on Saturday, when Suits Select celebrates its one year anniversary at the premises. In conjunction with The Streat Cafe next door, who are marking their third year anniversary, the two have come […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition ACCEPTANCE is one of the most powerful tools that you can have in your psychological welfare arsenal. I discovered this many years ago and I regularly use phrases like ‘it is as it is’ or the infamous teenage phrase of ‘whatever’ much […]

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Steven O'Farrell, Dublin and Ailve McCormack, Tralee, at the Friends of Kerry General Hospital Gala Benefit Night at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Hundreds Enjoy Entertainment At Dog Track Fundraiser

July 5, 2014 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THERE was a great turnout on Friday night in the Kingdom Greyhound Track for the annual Friends of Kerry General Hospital fundraiser. There was bouncy castles and an ice-cream van to entertain the kids and a Best Dressed Lady competition for […]

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Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

July 5, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S racing season, so it’s time for ladies to style-up and head to Killarney for their summer meeting. You might even win a trip to Paris or Milan! Tralee ladies always make an impression at the course and travel in their droves to enjoy the […]

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Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

July 5, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more Johnny Franks, Meadowlands Hotel, Oakpark Road I HAVEN’T been to Meadowlands Hotel in a long time, again harking back to my old days in The Kerryman. The lunches there were generally good and the place was always fairly packed – that’s quite an […]

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Ticketmaster agent John McCarthy of B-Mobile with Eoin Burns, Fenit, who bought Garth Brooks tickets for the Tuesday night concert back in February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

‘A Lot Of Tralee People Are Going To Be Disappointed’ Says Ticketmaster Agent

July 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who has seen the Garth Brooks fanaticism first hand in town is John McCarthy. The Tralee man, who owns the B-Mobile shop in Dominick Street, is the only Ticketmaster agent in town and his shop was thronged with fans when the tickets went on sale months ago. “It was […]

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VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

July 4, 2014 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on ad for details of special event on July 11 IT’S close now. With anticipation building for the battle with Cork on Sunday in the Munster Final, TraleeToday.ie’s Oscar Brophy and Ryan Higgins took to the streets of Tralee to get some verdicts on the match. They even […]

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Tralee Clubs To Receive Hundreds Of Thousands In Funding

Tralee Clubs To Receive Hundreds Of Thousands In Funding

July 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE clubs are to receive hundreds of thousands in funding from the government’s Sport Capital Programme. In all, €40.5m will be granted to new and improved sports facilities and equipment nationwide, an increase of 33% since the last round of funding and €927,255 will got to Kerry clubs. The Tralee-based clubs […]

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Five Reasons We Hate Going To Cork For ‘The Big One’

Five Reasons We Hate Going To Cork For ‘The Big One’

July 3, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

SO Kerry are to play their last game at the old Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday. Ah, the battles over the years, the stamina needed, the ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and the elation of success…and that’s just the emotions felt by Kerry supporters when they finally get to the ground! Yes, it’s […]

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The crew from French TV show 'Faut Pas Rever' Christian Auxemery, Bertrand Edel and Michel Magnien with Declan Dowling of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Million French People Go To The Dogs In Tralee

July 3, 2014 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of special event TRALEE is to get a big tourism boost when a French national television station screens a programme, partly filmed in the town, to an audience of four million viewers. The crew from ‘Faut Pas Rêver’ are in Ireland to film their 11o […]

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Sharon Sheehan and Ann Laide of Caball's Toymaster on Bridge Street with the 'Toby' teddies on sale for €3. All proceeds go to the Jack & Jill Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Toby’ And Caball’s Help Out Jack & Jill Foundation

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad to enter a great competition CABALL’S Toymaster in Tralee are helping out the Jack & Jill Foundation…with a little assistance from ‘Toby’. Toymaster ‘Toby’ puppies are on sale in the Bridge Street shop and it’s all to raise funds for the campaign to provide home nursing hours […]

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Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TRALEE and Killarney have been included in a venture to bring a 100 per cent fibre to the building broadband network offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps. The ESB and Vodafone have signed the innovative joint venture agreement to invest €450 million in building […]

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Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

July 2, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE stage is set for a fantastic line-up of dog racing for a great cause when the Friends of Kerry General Hospital hold their annual Gala Benefit Night on Friday. The event in Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, supported by Kerry Group, has raised in excess of €1.2 million since its inauguration in 1991 and these funds […]

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€4,000 Shared Between Youth Groups At Credit Union Awards

€4,000 Shared Between Youth Groups At Credit Union Awards

July 2, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter great competition THIRTEEN Youth Groups from Tralee, Castleisland and surrounding areas received €4,000 in funds at this year’s Credit Union Youth Union Community Awards Night on Monday. This was a joint initiative between Tralee Credit Union and Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (K.D.Y.S.) a charity supporting young people […]

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