Denis loved his family, his county and his native town
The late Denis Foley
The late Denis Foley
A LISTOWEL woman living in the big smoke was extremely proud to attend the graduation of two young girls from a literacy programme at an inner-city school.
IT'S been a busy year for 15 year old Aislinn O'Connell who has just completed her Junior Cert exams at Scoil Ide agus Iosef in Abbeyfeale and now she is in serious training with the Irish under-16 basketball team in advance of the European Championships in Portugal in August.
WELL known Tralee businessman John Moriarty is to take over the reins of the Tralee Rotary Club in the coming weeks after Denis Hanafin hosted his final event as Club President.
MARTIN Bealin of Dingle's Global Village Restaurant is among the eight 'food tourism ambassadors' recently announced by Fáilte Ireland. The tourism authority had sought nominations for emerging 'food champions' with a belief in Irish food and who actively influence and shape Irish cuisine and food tourism.
THREE Maharees fishermen are currently preparing to undertake a tough challenge on the high seas in an effort to raise much needed funds for RNLI Fenit Lifeboat Service by rowing from Clare to West Kerry this August.
KNOCK ANNUAL FRANCISCAN PILGRIMAGE: Pilgrimage to Knock to take place on Sunday June 30th. Bus leaving, from The Fairgreen Cahersiveen at 6 am. Phone Christina on 0669472185/ 0876777148
TENNIS Marathon: The Tennis Marathon took place on Friday June 21st 2013. All four courts were played on constantly from 9am to 9pm.
BALLYLONGFORD/TARBERT C.C.E. An evening of music and song was held in the Parish Hall, Ballylongford last Friday night to mark the LoveLive Music Day 2013 which was celebrated this year on 21st June.
Forthcoming Events - Sunday June 30th: Mid-summer Bar-B-Q and Thomas Moore Celebration Concert at KSM Tralee
The series of Set Dancing Céilís organised by Wicklow Town CCE, raised over €700 for local charities.
Console is holding a one-day suicide prevention training programme in Console House, Balloonagh, Tralee on July 16 from 10am to 4pm.
The late Sr Martha Harris
Sir, I was heartened to read during the week that the number of suicides among some categories of people is down by a few percentage points on last year.
LANDMARK Tralee pub The Brogue Inn on Rock Street has this week been placed on the market. The well known Tralee bar and restaurant which was owned and run by the Kirby family closed suddenly in April after 36 years in business.
TRALEE'S rumour mill has gone into overdrive since news broke on Sunday that the country's newest Lotto millionaire had purchased their ticket in the town.
Munster MEP Seán Kelly raised the European flag at Scoil Mhuire, Knocknagoshel during his recent visit to the village school to celebrate it's successful participation in the Blue Star programme of 2012/2013 and the beginning of their participation in the 2013/2014 programme.
The late John 'Johnny' Meehan
THE tragic last moments of Killarney man Cian O'Donoghue, Gortacoosh, Glenflesk (19) who drowned in Lough Leane in Killarney this summer, were relived on Monday as his heartbroken family attended an inquest into his death.
PRESSURE is continuing to mount in Kerry this week for a reversal of the Government plan to impose 50 per cent commercial rates on unoccupied premises in the county.
THE biggest annual fundraising event in Tralee's biggest parish raised more than €40,000 over the course of the weekend.
'GOTTA Lotta Colour' was the caption and inspiration for the 2013/2014 Irish League of Credit Unions Poster Competition at Killarney Credit Union and it really inspired the imaginations of the young artists who entered.
BOOTS Chemists opened their new outlet in Tralee's Central Plaza last Wednesday to a warm reception from shoppers and with a helping hand from Kerry football star Kieran Donaghy.
MEMBERS of the Psychiatric Nurses' Association challenged delegates at last weekend's Labour party conference in Killarney over the current lack of mental health services in Kerry and asked that the issue be brought to the floor when the members met.
THIS FRIDAY, December 6, sees the official opening of the Waterville Water and Wastewater Scheme by Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan.
IT is difficult for farmers to plan ahead when they don't know what price they will get for their produce and this problem is set to become even more of an issue in the coming years with up and down variations in prices expected to increase even more.