Articles by: Dermot Crean

Denise Opens Meadow Fresh Beauty Business At Tralee Hotel

Denise Opens Meadow Fresh Beauty Business At Tralee Hotel

June 28, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more AN Ardfert woman has taken the plunge into self-employment with the opening of her new beauty salon. Denise O’Riordan will officially open Meadow Beauty this evening (Saturday) in the Meadowlands Hotel, with former Munster and Ireland rugby star, Alan Quinlan, as special guest. Denise, who previously worked at […]

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Niall Hobbert: Ignore Negative People And Accentuate The Positive

Niall Hobbert: Ignore Negative People And Accentuate The Positive

June 28, 2014 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S nearly July already, wow! How many of you have stuck to your training plans to get those summer bods or did you get disillusioned with the volume of negativity? Unfortunately Ireland doesn’t lend itself too kindly to positivity, especially when you are trying to […]

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Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

June 27, 2014 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A NURSE was attacked by a patient in the psychiatric unit of KGH on Thursday, making it the seventh attack since June 7, according to a report in The Journal.ie The attack took place Thursday morning where a female patient struck a female nurse in the face and head. Cormac Williams, branch leader of the Psychiatric […]

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Finance: Who Qualifies For Student Grants?

Finance: Who Qualifies For Student Grants?

June 27, 2014 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Chris Murray As the Leaving Cert 2014 has now been completed we have noticed a large increase in calls from clients regarding the Higher Maintenance Grant, especially relating to the information required relating to PAYE and self employed persons income. From the academic year 2012/2013, Student Universal Support Ireland […]

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The organisers of the Bluebell Markets which takes place this Saturday, from left Tricia O'Connor and Dominique

What’s On This Weekend: A Kilflynn Fairy Invasion And Much More

June 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

From a family day at the markets to a fairy invasion in Kilflynn, there’s loads to do this weekend…   Saturday Bluebell Markets Music, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. There will be […]

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Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

June 27, 2014 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition! THE holidays are here! Yes, school’s out for summer with all primaries finishing up by today, so what in the name of God are you going to do with the kids for the next two months? With most youngsters possessing the […]

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Out To Lunch: A Satisfying Salad On Denny Street

Out To Lunch: A Satisfying Salad On Denny Street

June 27, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more The Imperial Hotel Denny Street AFTER last week’s trip to Stoker’s Lodge, I decided to continue my ‘Tour-of-places-I-used-to-lunch-in-when-I-worked-for-The-Kerryman’ for this week’s review. So I decided to pop into the Imperial Hotel on Thursday which used to be a hop, skip and a jump from my desk across […]

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Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

June 26, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was the year the Spice Girls ruled the planet, Leo and Kate became megastars because of some boat movie and Princess Diana’s death shocked the world. But for the Class of 97, school was out for good as they graduated from Balloonagh Secondary. […]

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Mark Leen with his new concert DVD 'The Final Curtain' filmed at his farewell shows in the INEC back in January 2013. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark’s Fans Face ‘The Final Curtain’ On Concert Film

June 26, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S been 18 months in the making but Mark Leen’s final shows as Emerald Elvis have finally made it to the small screen with the release of ‘The Final Curtain’ Concert DVD. Singer-songwriter Mark played three sell-out shows in the INEC in January 2013, […]

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Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

June 26, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT should be an action-packed day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday when they hold a Fun Family Open Day. The Kerry Rose, Mary Hickey will on hand to raise the Green Flag at the centre at 3.15pm  and Kelliher’s Mills, Farm Garden and Pet Supplies will bring along baby chicks on […]

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Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

June 25, 2014 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more IT’S been six years since punters could enjoy horse racing during the Rose of Tralee International Festival, but there’s good news for race-goers because Ballybeggan Park will host the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championship in August. Tralee Chamber Alliance has announced that the […]

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Less Than 24 Hours From Tulsa Orchestra’s Performance

Less Than 24 Hours From Tulsa Orchestra’s Performance

June 25, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A SIXTEEN piece ​Youth Orchestra from Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, ​ will be performing in St John’s Church of Ireland this Thursday at 7.30pm.​ ​ Admission is free.​ The Youth Orchestra are on a tour of Ireland where they are playing in Waterford, Galway and Dublin and they’re very […]

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Kerry Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

Library Throws Down Summer Reading Challenge To Children

June 25, 2014 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more TRALEE Library is welcoming children to participate in a fantastic adventure that will keep them reading throughout the school summer holidays, the Summer Reading Challenge. The Reading Challenge has a fantasy theme, called Mythical Maze. It will take young readers into a magical land where […]

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Eoin Kelliher, Financial Planning Partner (QFA) and Niall Hobbert of BTS Fitness at the 'Build A Better Business' run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International at the Fels Point Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Good Turnout For Networking Evening In Fels Point

June 25, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE ‘Build A Better Business’ networking evening generated much interest among the business community and was well attended in the Fels Point Hotel last night. The event was run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International, which helps people generate new business through networking […]

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Tidy Towns And Businesses To Clean Upper Castle Street

Tidy Towns And Businesses To Clean Upper Castle Street

June 25, 2014 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tidy Towns team will be out again on Thursday, this time helping out the businesses in Upper Castle Street. After last Thursday’s great success on Rock Street, businesses are asked to come out to help volunteers between 10.30-11am for the second Business Street Clean. Later that evening the volunteers will meet up […]

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IT Tralee Hosts TRADEIT Summer Academy

IT Tralee Hosts TRADEIT Summer Academy

June 25, 2014 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

The TRADEIT Entrepreneurial Summer Academy, recently hosted by the Institute of Technology, Tralee, was a three day intensive entrepreneurial and innovative training programme to Post Graduate Food Researchers and Research Centre Managers active in the Traditional Agri-food Sector. The 26 Academy participants were selected from the top food researchers and […]

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Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

June 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State at the Department of for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Alan Kelly, was in town last Friday to  officially launch the new Phase of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway (Casements Railway Station-Rock Street section) as part of the National Cycle Network. The launch was held in the green area of Casement’s Avenue and while there […]

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Andrea Hogan, with her children Saoirse and Brian, promoting the Breast Cancer Fundraiser which takes place in McElligott's Ardfert on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Comes Together For Andrea’s Fundraiser

June 24, 2014 at 10:46 am 2 comments

Click on above ad for more THE Ardfert community has come together to help a woman, recently diagnosed with breast cancer, to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Ardfert mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), turned the news of her diagnosis into a positive […]

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VIDEO: Summer Fashions With Danielle – Jasmine Boutique

VIDEO: Summer Fashions With Danielle – Jasmine Boutique

June 24, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S summer and with so many weddings, race meetings, fashion events and nights on the town to be negotiated, ladies need to dress the part. TraleeToday.ie’s Danielle Courtney, went to Jasmine Boutique on Russell Street and spoke to owner, Diane Jeffers, about what’s in for […]

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At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

June 24, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

‘A Million Ways To Die In The West’ By John Lyons SETH MacFarlane is a busy man. In the last 15 years he’s created three cartoons: Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show. He’s done most of the voice-acting and directing on all of them, not to mention writing, animating […]

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Kilflynn Festival Will Be Enchanting For Children

Kilflynn Festival Will Be Enchanting For Children

June 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more KILFLYNN will host the most magical event of the summer this coming weekend in the shape of the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival. The Kilflynn Fairy Council are inviting all children and adults to come to the event to celebrate the International Year of the Family. On Saturday there will […]

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‘Morning Ireland’ Comes Looking For Good News In Kerry

‘Morning Ireland’ Comes Looking For Good News In Kerry

June 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

RTÉ Radio 1’s flagship news programme, Morning Ireland, is coming to Kerry and is looking to bring interesting, unheard stories and voices to the station’s listeners. Reporter Cian McCormack is travelling on his bike for two weeks in July stopping in towns, villages and communities from Cork to Kerry to Donegal along the […]

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Molly and Aoife Sheehy at the Country Flowers stand at the Transition Kerry mini-village in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Mini-Village Springs Up In The Park For Féile na mBláth

June 23, 2014 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

ANYONE in the Town Park at the weekend would have stumbled upon a mini-village filled with eco-friendly smells and sounds. “We’ve set up a Transition Village here, where we have cooking demonstrations, homemade ice-cream, local artists and herbalists displaying their work,” said  Niamh Ní Dhúill of Transition Kerry. “We’re trying to […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

June 23, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO Ballymac Lotto draw was held in Ballygarry House on 16th June 2014 for a jackpot of €2,000. Numbers drawn were 1,19,21,26. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Jimmy Lawlor, Abbeydorney 2. Denis Fitzgerald, Magh 3. Sheila Garry, Ennis 4. Anne Leen, Kilmore 5. Frank O Connor, Ashill Jackpot […]

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Learning About Islam At The Brandon

Learning About Islam At The Brandon

June 23, 2014 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of visitors to the Brandon Hotel on Saturday for the second annual Discover Islam open day. Organised by the Kerry Islamic Outreach Society, the event had a number of stands detailing what Islam is all about and telling of the Society’s work in the community. “It’s […]

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Austin Stacks Club News

Austin Stacks Club News

June 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

U14 FÉILE: All in the Senior Club wish our Juveniles and their Mentors (who include Gene O’Donnell, Michael Chips Clifford, Mike Casey, Dave Scanlon and Paudie McQuinn and all their backroom team) the best of luck as they travel to Barna, on the edge of the Connemara Gaeltacht, to represent […]

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St Pat’s Blennerville News

St Pat’s Blennerville News

June 23, 2014 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €11,100. The numbers drawn were 10, 12, 20 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Dominic O’Brien c/o Rock St PO; Pat McMahon c/o Tony Casey; Lean Nolan c/o Quane’s Bar; Pat Roche c/o Mono Ryle & Mary […]

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Austin Stacks Juvenile News

Austin Stacks Juvenile News

June 23, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

FAOI 6: (i) Our Under 6 footballers take on the might of Legion (Killarney) in Connolly Park at 6pm this Thursday. Táimid ag tnúth go mór leis! (ii) Sunday morning football as usual at 11.00am in Caherslee. FAOI 8: (i) We had some tremendous games in glorious sunshine at the […]

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St Ita's and St Joseph's student, Catherine Moriarty is congratulated by young friends after her certificate was presented to her by Kerry GAA stars Darran O'Sullivan and Kieran Donaghy. Also included is Principal Grace Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean

GAA Stars Hand Out Awards In St Ita’s And St Joseph’s

June 23, 2014 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME special guests turned up at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh on Friday for their annual graduation ceremony. Inter-county GAA stars, Kieran Donaghy and Darran O’Sullivan were on hand to make presentations to graduating pupils at the school who received FETAC qualifications and Leaving Certificate awards in […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News

June 23, 2014 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10/Girls Training as usual in Healy Park on Saturday next at 11am. U8s U8s took part in the “Go Games Blitz” held in Na Gaeil on Thursday last. There were two teams and both played very well showing off the skills they have being learning at training. Players to […]

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