Brosna goals doom Tarbert
North Kerry SFC
North Kerry SFC
A loss, a draw and two less than convincing wins has qualified the county minor team for a shot at a Munster Final as well as guaranteeing them a place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals.
The weather isn't exactly screaming summer but the county's senior footballer team will take to Fitzgerald Stadium this Sunday to face Tipperary in the quarter-final of Munster Championship.
HAVING finished the league campaign proper in positions 1 and 2, it was left to Ballydonoghue and St Senans to line out against each other in the 2013 Division 1 North League final played in Moyvane last week.
Causeway Camogie Club: The Club are holding an open day on Sunday the 25th May from 12 noon to 2pm.
On a drive home from Killarney last week, I noticed five or six Kerry flags on my journey, outside houses and hanging off poles.
Well done to the Annascaul/Lispole U14's who won the County Football League Division 5 final last Wednesday on a scoreline of Annascaul/Lispole 3-9 to Cordal/Scartaglin 4-3. Castlegregory U14's must do it all again after they drew with Brosna/Knock on a scoreline of Brosna/Knock 2-15 to Castlegregory 2-15. That replay is fixed for next Friday at 7.30 and the venue is to be confirmed, best of luck lads. In the Division 1 Final Dingle U14's were beaten by Austin Stacks, keep up the training lads you're time will come.
Kerry football manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice will have to play the waiting game for the next week to see if three key injury worries can make their way off the treatment table in time for the Munster Championship opener against Tipperary in less than two weeks.
Kerry Ladies Chairperson Pat Hartnett was full of praise in the wake of Kerry's return to Division 1 Football.
TEAM captain Bernie Breen's smile said it all. All the training, all the travelling, all the matches, all the sacrifices and all the days of doubt were but a faded memory as Bernie Breen raised the Division 2 cup.
Dominick Lynch (Glenbeigh) came within a whisker of reaching the All-Ireland Senior Hardball final before he ultimately fell short against CJ Fitzpatrick (Limerick) at Cullen in north Cork last Saturday.
NOT that long ago they were the most feared brand name in the county.
THIS, we assumed, wasn't going to be easy.
Diarmuid Murphy is well accustomed to the rigours of press days and the former Kerry goalkeeper is at ease at the Munster GAA Council's launch of their provincial championships in Mallow on Monday. Murphy was an unmissable yet unassuming presence in the Kerry goalmouth through the great years of the Noughties, and as when he wore the gloves, the Dingle man fields questions and lays off answers with the same coolness and confidence.
THE Kerry senior football team will train for this year's championship behind closed doors in Fitzgerald Stadium to prevent unwelcome spying by outside forces.
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.