REPORT: A Win At Home For Kerry FC Against Finn Harps

REPORT: A Win At Home For Kerry FC Against Finn Harps

May 25, 2024 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

David Moriarty reports on Kerry FC’s win at Mounthawk Park last night… KERRY FC 2-0 FINN HARPS Kerry FC were back at home on Friday night as they took on Finn Harps who made the long trip down to Mounthawk Park from Ballybofey. Kerry are coming into the game off […]

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Laura Dennehy, Carys Curran, Caoimhe Cotter and Hannah McKenna after the Mercy Mounthawk Graduation Ceremony at St John's Church on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk’s Class Of ’24 Says Farewell To Schooldays

May 25, 2024 at 9:30 am 0 comments

ST John’s Church was packed to capacity on Friday afternoon as around 240 sixth year students from Mercy Mounthawk enjoyed their graduation day. An incredible eight classes plus LCA students were present for a wonderful occasion that draws a curtain down on their time at Kerry’s largest secondary school. With […]

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Know Your Rights: SUSI Student Grant Scheme

Know Your Rights: SUSI Student Grant Scheme

May 25, 2024 at 9:29 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public…  The Student Grant Scheme is the main financial support scheme for students studying in Ireland and abroad. It is also known as the SUSI grant because the Student Universal […]

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The Japanese Ambassador with teachers and pupils on a visit to Moyderwell Primary School.

Japanese Ambassador Pays A Visit To Moyderwell School

May 24, 2024 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

THERE was a sense of excitement throughout Moyderwell Mercy Primary school on Wednesday last as pupils eagerly anticipated an official visit from His Excellency, Maruyama Norio, Ambassador of Japan to Ireland. Moyderwell is proud to be taking part in the ‘Say Yes to Languages’ initiative and Ambassador Maruyama was keen […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí sixth year students Fionn Bermingham, Conor Morrison, Tommy O'Connor, Cruz Bauschlicher and Mark Quinn on their graduation day on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Looking Back On Schooldays At Coláiste Gleann Lí On Graduation Day

May 24, 2024 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

THE sixth year students of Coláiste Gleann Lí said farewell to their fellow students and teachers in an emotional graduation ceremony held at the school on Thursday. It was clear from the decorations in the hall that intricate planning went into the occasion, where students, their families and staff gathered […]

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Almost €200,000 For Tralee Under Town Centre Revival Scheme

Almost €200,000 For Tralee Under Town Centre Revival Scheme

May 24, 2024 at 11:08 am 0 comments

TRALEE and Killarney are to receive up to €197,094 each under THRIVE, the Town Centre First Heritage Revival Scheme, awarded under Ireland’s two European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Regional Programmes. The funding is targeted at allowing Kerry County Council and residents of the towns to reimagine and revitalise town centres […]

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Kaitlyn O'Connell, who received the Coláiste Gleann Lí Michelle Flannery School Ethos Award, pictured with Michelle's family, Cian O'Sullivan with Jack Delaney, Hughie Flannery, Will Delaney, Maeve Flannery with Sadie Delaney, Fidelma Flannery with Róise Delaney, in the garden dedicated to Michelle. Photo by Dermot Crean

Reflective Garden Dedicated To Memory Of Much-Loved Teacher At Coláiste Gleann Lí

May 24, 2024 at 10:46 am 0 comments

IT was an emotional day for all at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Tuesday as a ‘Reflective Garden’ was unveiled, dedicated to the memory of a much loved teacher at the Clash school. The annual student awards at the school in Clash also saw the inaugural Michelle Flannery School Ethos Award presented […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Serious Road Traffic Collision Near Camp

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Serious Road Traffic Collision Near Camp

May 23, 2024 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision near Camp, on Wednesday afternoon, May 22. The collision involving two cars occurred on the N86 at Doonore North at approximately 3:05pm. All four occupants of the vehicles received serious but not life-threatening injuries. Two males, 60s & 20s, and […]

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Funky Fi on her Chinese Pole in The Mall on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Clubs And Organisations Receive Funding Under LEP

May 23, 2024 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

FUNDING has been allocated to a number of projects in the Tralee area through the Local Enhancement Programme (LEP) 2024. Féile Thrá Lí, Tralee Chamber Alliance and Tralee Tidy Towns are among those to receive funding. The Local Enhancement Programme 2024 was launched in December 2023 with funding of €6 […]

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Mounthawk Park under lights.

Kerry FC Welcome Finn Harps To Mounthawk Park This Friday

May 23, 2024 at 10:54 am 0 comments

By Ivan Hurley Kerry FC host Finn Harps as the Donegal side makes the long trip to the south-west to Mounthawk Park with kick-off at 7.45 tomorrow (Friday). The Kingdom come into the game off the back of 6 straight defeats in the SSE Airtricity Men’s First Division, with the […]

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Action from the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Point-To-Point Racing At Ballybeggan This Weekend

May 23, 2024 at 10:07 am 0 comments

FOR those of you looking for a family day out this weekend, then why not head to the races? Having been cancelled in April, the North Kerry Harriers Tralee Point-to-Point Horse Racing will take place at Ballybeggan Racecourse, Tralee on Saturday. This will be a six race card with the first […]

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The public toilets at the Town Park.

Call For More Public Toilet Facilities In Tralee Area

May 23, 2024 at 10:07 am 0 comments

A CANDIDATE in the upcoming local elections has called for more public toilet facilities in the Tralee Municipal District. Green Party candidate Anluan Dunne said the lack of public toilets, seating and access to the town for people with disabilities has continually been pointed to as needed attention from Kerry […]

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Drumming entertainment at Africa Day in the Town Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

All Invited To An Afternoon Of Food, Music, Fun And Games In Town Park

May 23, 2024 at 10:06 am 0 comments

TRALEE International Resource Centre (TIRC), Killarney Immigrant Support Centre (KASI) and the African community in Kerry (AFCOM) are celebrating Africa day with a big day of celebration in Tralee Town Park this Sunday. The three groups are organising an African party for the entire county, on Sunday, May 26 which […]

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Looking forward to the Spa NS Donal Walsh 6k Challenge on May 26. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community To Come Together This Sunday For Donal Walsh 6k Challenge

May 23, 2024 at 10:05 am 0 comments

THE ground of Spa National School will be a hive of activity this Sunday morning for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’. This hugely popular event was first held in 2014 and has become a firm favourite on the community calendar in the Spa. Over the years the event has […]

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Young members of St Pats GAA Club are joined by Club Chairman Sean Daly, PRO Sharon Williams, sponsors Michael Moriarty 3D Personnel, George and Liam Poff Poff Motors and John Vahey Divane's Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and John Lenihan at the launch of the Dingle Way Challenge. Photo by Dermot Crean

Countdown Is On To The St Pat’s GAA Club Dingle Way Challenge

May 23, 2024 at 10:04 am 0 comments

PREPARATIONS are well in hand with less than two weeks to go until the St Pat’s GAA Club Dingle Way Challenge. The walking event takes place on the Sunday of the June Bank Holiday weekend and the Challenge has grown in popularity over the last number of years with many […]

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Garveys Supervalu's Kevin McCarthy and Sandra Lynch with staff and members of Tralee Tidy Towns.

Garveys Supervalu Sponsors Tralee Tidy Towns Weekly Litter Picks

May 22, 2024 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Tidy Towns has announced Garvey’s SuperValu as the official sponsor of their weekly litter picks in Tralee. With the number of volunteers growing each week, the group says it is crucial to ensure they are both visible and safe during their activities. Chairperson Brendan O’Brien expressed his gratitude saying: […]

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21/5/24 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Minister O’Donovan announces over 11,400 free or subsidised places available under Springboard+ and HCI Pillar 1 2024 course. Pictured at the Springboard+ and Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 1 launch are Springboard+ participant Cian Kelleher and HCI Pillar 1 participants  James McDonnell, Ran Weissblech, and Piro Kocsis.
This year, a total of more than 11,400 free and subsidised higher education places on 355 courses are being made available nationwide. Courses are available across a wide range of sectors and aim to address critical skills shortages and emerging technological demands. The offering includes courses in Cybersecurity; Virtual Reality; Health Innovation; Logistics; Climate, Sustainability, and Energy; and many more. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, or those who are in employment and are looking to upskill or change career. Pic:Marc O'Sullivan
Details of the opportunities for upskilling and reskilling under the two initiatives were unveiled today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donovan TD and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins TD.
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Thousands Of Springboard+ Course Places Available To Kerry Applicants

May 22, 2024 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

THOUSANDS of free and subsidised higher education places will be available to people in Kerry under Springboard+ and the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 1 Graduate Conversion Programmes for the academic year 2024/25. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, returners, recent graduates and those who are in […]

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Anne O'Sullivan

More Amenities For Young People A Key Part Of New Candidate’s Campaign

May 22, 2024 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

A LOCAL election candidate has called for improved public amenities to be built in the community, to enhance the area and tackle community issues in areas. Fianna Fáil’s Anne O’Sullivan, who works in the constituency office of Kerry Minister Norma Foley TD, says improved public amenities like playgrounds, pitches and […]

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Playwright John Fraher with the cast of 'The Game' in rehearsals at John Mitchels GAA Complex this week. Included is Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, Mags Slattery, Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin and Eoghain Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Top Drama From Zyber Theatre Company At Siamsa Tíre This Week

May 22, 2024 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

THE Zyber Theatre Company will present an acclaimed drama this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Siamsa Tíre. ‘The Game’ written by John Fraher, was first performed in Siamsa Tíre back in 1992. It’s an emotional drama set within the confines of a dysfunctional family and their associates, where life becomes […]

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The Connie Fitzgerald Memorial Walk takes place on May 26.

Fundraising Walk To Remember Popular Currans Man

May 22, 2024 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

THE annual Connie Fitzgerald Memorial Walk will once again take place on Sunday, May 26 in Currans Village marking the third year of the event. Last year attracted a crowd of almost 350 walkers in memory of the popular and much loved man from Currans, who passed away in 2020 […]

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Sixth Year award winners Mark O'Regan, Lily O'Sullivan, Mary Butcher, Peter Duggan, Amira Clifford and Owen McCrohan with Principal Liam McGill. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Coláiste Gleann Lí Students Honoured At Annual Awards

May 22, 2024 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

THERE was a great sense of expectancy and excitement at Coláiste Gleann Lí before the annual awards ceremony on Tuesday. The 2023/2034 academic year was another strong year of growth for the school in Clash and the annual awards ceremony is a cherished tradition that acknowledges the dedication, perseverance and […]

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Intermediate B winners Cornelia and Jim Casey with North Munster President Liam Lynch.

PHOTOS: Successful Charity Event Held At Tralee Bridge Centre

May 22, 2024 at 11:10 am 0 comments

THE inaugural North Munster President’s Charity Bridge Day, held on Friday, May 19, at the Tralee Bridge Centre, was a triumphant success. The event was specially designed to blend the challenge of bridge with the mission of supporting the RNLI. Each entry fee, each bid, and each play contributed directly to […]

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Breda Dyland and Trish Kelly (third and fourth from left) receive a cheque on behalf of the Kerry Cancer Support Group from Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club Chairman Oliver Hurley. Also included is the Race Committee Caitriona O'Sullivan, Tony Corridon, Frank O'Connor and Pat Flavin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Cancer Support Group Benefits From Kerins O’Rahillys Run

May 22, 2024 at 10:50 am 0 comments

KERRY Cancer Support Group, represented by Manager Breda Dyland and office administrator Trish Kelly, were the grateful recipients of a cheque for €572 presented by Kerins O’Rahillys GAA club on Tuesday evening. The funds were generated from the annual 10K fun run in late January where hundreds took to the […]

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Winners of the Network Ireland Kerry inaugural Businesswomen of the Year Awards on Friday night in The Rose Hotel, Tralee from left were: Denise Healy (Castel Education), Jacqueline Gavaghan (MTU), Kerry McCarthy Brady (Hercules Building Systems), Edel Lawlor (Expressive Play), Helen O’Sullivan Murphy (O’Sullivan’s Bakery), Dr Fiona Boyle (MTU) and Brigeen O’Sullivan (Match Marketing), pictured with President of Network Ireland Kerry, Linda O’Mahony Logan (fourth left). Photo: Michelle Breen Crean Photography

PHOTOS: All The Winners From The Network Ireland Kerry Businesswomen Of The Year Awards

May 21, 2024 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

NETWORK Ireland Kerry hosted their inaugural Businesswomen of the Year Awards on Friday night in The Rose Hotel to great acclaim and a full house. The evening showcased 30 finalists who amongst them competed in seven categories. Special guests on the evening included Minister Norma Foley, Trisha Lewis of “Trisha’s […]

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21-5-2024:  Kerry has a new millionaire after it was confirmed that the LIDL store in Killarney sold a 'Daily Million' winning ticket worth a cool €1,000,000. Pictured at the Lidl Store in Killarney on Tuesday are Lidl Store Manager Stephen O'Connell, staff members Mairead McKenna, Beata Bak and Jason Maye celebrating with Sarah Ruane (centre)  from The National Lottery after selling the winning ticket.
Photo: Don MacMonagle - Mac Innes Photography

Killarney Store Sells €1m Winning Daily Million Lottery Ticket

May 21, 2024 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

THE Lidl store based on the Tralee Road in Killarney, sold the winning €1m Quick Pick ticket in Sunday night’s 9pm Daily Million draw. The National Lottery confirmed yesterday that the Kerry winner had already made contact and arrangements are being made for them to claim their prize. Store Manager […]

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Great crowds in the Island of Geese for the Tralee Food Festival on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Food Festival Hailed Another Huge Success

May 21, 2024 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

THE organisers of the Tralee Food Festival have expressed their delight and gratitude after a weekend which saw more events and bigger crowds than last year. The weather was fine and dry for Saturday and so good on Sunday that organisers held back on the strip down of areas to […]

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Siobhan MacSweeney, Marisa Reidy, Don O'Neill, Jacinta Bradley and Pascal Guillermie at the appreciation afternoon for volunteers at Recovery Haven on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Special Day At Recovery Haven To Recognise Volunteers

May 21, 2024 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

RECOVERY Haven hosted a special event at their centre in Haigs Terrace on Sunday as an appreciation of the work done by volunteers for the organisation. A number of volunteers, as well as family members of volunteers who have passed on, were present for refreshments with Recovery Haven Patron Don […]

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Grace Kemple, Theo Bastible, Emer Kemple and Sarah Kemple at the St John's Parochial School run in the Town Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Run In The Sun To Raise Funds For St John’s Parochial School

May 21, 2024 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

IT was a glorious Sunday morning in Tralee Town Park as families gathered for a fundraiser for a local school. The community from St John’s Parochial School in Ashe Street were out in force for a fun run to raise funds for school yard and play space upgrades. “We’re delighted […]

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Gardaí In Tralee Appeal For Information Regarding Criminal Damage Incident

Gardaí In Tralee Appeal For Information Regarding Criminal Damage Incident

May 21, 2024 at 10:47 am 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing for information in relation to an incident of criminal damage which took place at a Tralee estate at the start of the month. On Wednesday, May 1, between 8am and 5.30pm, an object was used to break the front window at a house in the Rahoonane area, […]

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The Presentation students with teacher Ms Boyle at Microsoft last week.

Presentation Girls Receive Award For Taking Part In Microsoft Programme

May 21, 2024 at 10:37 am 0 comments

THE Presentation Secondary School DreamSpace Ambassadors travelled to Microsoft in Dublin on Thursday last to graduate from the programme. The Ambassadors, Ellie, Ciara, Lily, Brid, Tieanna, Faith, Caitlin, Roisin and Milena were chosen for the programme in September and have been attending training with Microsoft and organising school events all […]

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