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Survey Shows 31% Of Kerry People Support England In Euro 2024

July 9, 2024 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

A SURVEY by a betting company has revealed that 31% of Kerry people who took part are supporting England in Euro 2024. Our neighbours are in the semi-finals on Wednesday against the Netherlands and it appears they have some support in the Kingdom. Tonybet commissioned a survey to unearth exactly […]

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Kerry FC Season Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday Morning

Kerry FC Season Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday Morning

December 5, 2022 at 1:43 pm 1 comment

SEASON tickets for Kerry FC’s stand at Mounthawk Park will go on sale on Tuesday morning at 9am. The club will compete for the first time in the SSE Airtricity First Division next year. Season tickets are priced as €275 for adults, €145 for students (over 18) and OAPs and €400 […]

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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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Swansea City's goalkeeping coach, Dean Thornton, with young Fenit Samphires goalkeepers David Chute, Paddy O'Sullivan, Jack O'Dwyer and Garry Egan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Professional Coach Gives Goalkeeping Tips To Fenit Samphires Youngsters

June 14, 2022 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE young goalkeepers at Fenit Samphires FC received some expert coaching at the weekend from the Swansea City goalkeeping coach. Dean Thornton is holidaying in Tralee with his partner Sinead and baby daughter Maddie, where his father-in-law, Anthony Hanafin, resides. Dr John Chute, whose son David plays underage with the […]

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Roses with representatives from soccer clubs launching the Rose Bowl competition. Photo by Dermot Crean

Roses Launch New Girls Underage Rose Bowl Soccer Tournament For 60th Year Of Festival

July 22, 2019 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Bowl, a new girls underage girls soccer tournament has been launched to coincide with the 60 Year Celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Organised by the Kerry School Boys and Girls League, the day-long event for Under 13s from eight leagues will take place at Mounthawk […]

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Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

January 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE isn’t much happening around this time of the year, but if you want to head out and test your general knowledge, then this might be for you. Tralee Dynamos FC are holding a table quiz this Thursday night in The Huddle Bar starting at 8.30pm. The event is a […]

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Launch Of International Soccer Tournament To Be Held In Tralee

Launch Of International Soccer Tournament To Be Held In Tralee

September 7, 2018 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is set for an economic and sporting boost this winter when the 2018 Victory Shield will be held in the town. The tournament was officially launched at The Rose Hotel on Thursday afternoon with games played at three venues between November 12-16. Republic of Ireland Under-16 Head Coach Paul […]

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The Garda and HSE teams which took part in Friday night's fundraiser.

PHOTOS: Gardaí And HSE Staff Play Soccer Match In Aid Of Palliative Care

August 25, 2018 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL game of soccer was held on Friday night in the John Mitchels GAA Grounds for a great cause. Members of the HSE Mental Health Services staff took on a team of local gardaí in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK. It was also held in support […]

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A presentation was made to Derek O'Shea (second left) by John Ross (fourth from left), Chairman of the Kerry Irish Soccer Referees Society at The Rose Hotel. Alsoncluded are Seamus O'Mahony (Kerry ISRS), Owen Moynihan (Kerry ISRS) and David Fizgerald, The Rose Hotel.

Derek Honoured For Refereeing FAI Junior Cup Final

May 29, 2018 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A PRESENTATION was held in the Rose Hotel on Monday night, to Kerry soccer referee Derek O’Shea. Tralee man Derek was appointed to the 2018 FAI Junior Cup Final between Pike Rovers face North End United at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, May 12. “This was a great achievement by Derek and […]

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WATCH: Park FC Player Scores Incredible Free Kick In U14 Game

WATCH: Park FC Player Scores Incredible Free Kick In U14 Game

February 20, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

SWEETLY struck. Young Kieran O’Connor of St Brendan’s Park FC channelled his inner Philippe Coutinho at the weekend when he scored a monstrous free kick from 35 yards out in an Under 14 game. Park were playing Kells Blackwater in the Sketchers National Cup last 16 tie at Mounthawk Park […]

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Soccer Match Held In Tommy’s Memory Raises Funds For Hospital Unit

Soccer Match Held In Tommy’s Memory Raises Funds For Hospital Unit

August 6, 2016 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

A SOCCER match between the town’s two hospitals raised over €1,600 for the Oncology Unit at University Hospital Kerry. Three weeks ago, the Bon Secours beat UHK in the Tommy Naughton Perpetual Cup in Cahermoneen. Held in memory of Tommy who worked at the Bons until he died suddenly in 2014, this was the […]

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at the soccer tournament yesterday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Twelve Teams Show Their Skills At Turner’s Invitational Cup

August 1, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

TEAMS from supermarkets, companies, hospitals and the Garda took to the astroturf yesterday  for the inaugural Turner’s Bar Invitational Cup. Twelve teams took part in the tournament at the ITT North Campus sports grounds in aid of Acquired Brain Injury Ireland. The tournament  was organised by Brian McCarthy from Kielduff, whose brother works […]

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Staff From Hospitals, Gardaí, Supermarkets And More To Compete For Soccer Trophy

Staff From Hospitals, Gardaí, Supermarkets And More To Compete For Soccer Trophy

July 20, 2016 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A FEAST of soccer for a great cause will take place at the end of the month where teams from companies, hospitals and the Gardaí will compete for the inaugural Turner’s Bar Invitational Cup. Twelve teams will take part in the tournament over one day on Sunday, July 31 at the ITT […]

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Ex-Dynamos Player Leaves English Club And Thanks Them With Emotional Letter

Ex-Dynamos Player Leaves English Club And Thanks Them With Emotional Letter

February 3, 2016 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AS the final deals of the English transfer window were being done, ex Tralee Dynamos goalkeeper Paul White, made the announcement that it was time for him to depart Forest Green Rovers. The decision was made due to the lack of action White has seen between the posts in his […]

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Former Park FC Player Named In Ireland Squad To Play In Kerry

Former Park FC Player Named In Ireland Squad To Play In Kerry

January 29, 2016 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER St Brendan’s Park player Jesse Stafford Lacey will be part of the Republic of Ireland’s U18s Schoolboys squad taking on Scotland in Killarney on April 14. Stafford Lacey, who currently plays with Limerick FC’s U19s, is the only Kerry player on the squad for the Centenary Shield series. The […]

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A Former Park FC Player Was Named In Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich Squad Last Night

A Former Park FC Player Was Named In Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich Squad Last Night

January 20, 2016 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Park FC player, Shane McLoughlin, was named in Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich squad for last night’s FA Cup third-round replay against Portsmouth. The 18-year-old from Castleisland didn’t get chance to make his first team debut in the 2-1 defeat, but his inclusion as a sub for the Championship side represents a […]

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An Ireland International Soccer Match Is Coming To Kerry

An Ireland International Soccer Match Is Coming To Kerry

January 18, 2016 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY will host an Republic of Ireland U18 International in Killarney Celtic’s grounds on Thursday, April 14 at 7pm. Ireland will take on Scotland in the Inspiresport U18 Boys Centenary Shield clash. In the competition, Ireland also play Northern Ireland, England and Wales. The Ireland U18’s are a development side which […]

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Dynamos Player Signs Three Year Deal With Championship Side

Dynamos Player Signs Three Year Deal With Championship Side

July 1, 2015 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  A FORMER Tralee Dynamos player has put pen to paper on a three year deal at Championship side Brighton and Hove Albion. Rian O’Sullivan from Camp, who has just recently completed his junior cert in Mercy Mounthawk, will now set his sights on a career in football at a […]

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PHOTOS: Students Return From Games With Impressive Medal Haul

PHOTOS: Students Return From Games With Impressive Medal Haul

June 29, 2015 at 4:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT was a case of celebrations all around today as local athletes returned from the ‘International Childrens Games’ that was held in Holland over the past week. They brought with them a fantastic total of ten medals as they returned home to a fine reception from parents and friends who had bravely […]

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How Twitter Reacted To Kerry Winning The Kennedy Cup

How Twitter Reacted To Kerry Winning The Kennedy Cup

June 16, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

LAST Friday the Kerry U14 soccer team, pulled off one of the shocks of the year by defeating Dublin Districts Schoolboys League in the Kennedy Cup Final. There was a huge reaction all around the Irish soccer scene and beyond with fans, journalists and a former GAA star expressing their […]

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Former Dynamos Player Signs New Professional Contract

Former Dynamos Player Signs New Professional Contract

May 7, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER Tralee Dynamos goalkeeper has extended his professional contract with Forest Green Rovers in England. Paul White, who has represented Ireland at under 18 level, has extended his contract at the Gloucestershire club for a third season after a promising campaign that saw him benefit from a spell spent out on […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News 08/12/14

St Brendans Park FC Club News 08/12/14

December 8, 2014 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

ACADEMY SEASON; Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching .Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The U6’s […]

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Return Of A Kerry Soccer Hero For One Last Season

Return Of A Kerry Soccer Hero For One Last Season

November 11, 2014 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of Tralee’s most successful soccer players ever is returning home. After 14 seasons in the League of Ireland, Galway United legend, Derek O’Brien, is back to play one last season with, Tralee Dynamos, the club where his football journey began. Derek holds the record for appearances by a Kerry player […]

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St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

September 29, 2014 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching .Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The following are the times for […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News 15/09/14

St Brendans Park FC Club News 15/09/14

September 15, 2014 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

ACADEMY SEASON; Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching .Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The […]

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St Brendans Park Club News 02/09/14

St Brendans Park Club News 02/09/14

September 2, 2014 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

ACADEMY SEASON Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching .Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The […]

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St Brendans Park Club News 25/08/14

St Brendans Park Club News 25/08/14

August 25, 2014 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

ACADEMY SEASON Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching. Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The […]

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Klaudio Dema, Brian Hill, Cian Kennedy and Josh O'Reilly at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards Night in the Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: A Dynamite Night For The Dynamos

August 5, 2014 at 11:53 am 1 comment

  By Ryan Higgins There was great fashion on show at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards night in the Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday night. Players and supporters turned out to enjoy the occasion but to also raise funds for the club. The night which was in aid of the rebranding of […]

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Interview: The Story Of How Mike Griffin Got That Star-Studded Jersey

Interview: The Story Of How Mike Griffin Got That Star-Studded Jersey

July 21, 2014 at 6:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor catches up with the Mike Griffin who is home after his incredible experience at the World Cup in Rio ONE of the most memorable Irish stories of the World Cup was the adventures of Oakpark native, teacher and Na Gaeil player Michael Griffin who made football fans green with […]

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Stars Of The Future Earn Certificates At St Brendan’s Park FC

Stars Of The Future Earn Certificates At St Brendan’s Park FC

July 18, 2014 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

BETWEEN 50 and 60 kids received their Certificates for finishing the St Brendan’s Park FC Summer Camp in Christy Leahy Park on Friday. “It went great, we got fantastic numbers this year and all the kids enjoyed themselves very much,” said Colm McLoughlin, Chairman of St Brendan’s Park FC. “Head coach Jack […]

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