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Club News: John Mitchels and Tralee Parnells


Father and son Barry John Keane and Leo met up with Lexi Keane after last Sunday’s semifinal v Dr. Crokes

Father and son Barry John Keane and Leo met up with Lexi Keane after last Sunday’s semifinal v Dr. Crokes

Tralee Parnells Senior Hurlers Tommy O'Connor, Diarmuid Brennan, Gearoid O' Doherty, Tim Kelliher and Andrew Morrisey at the Deb

Tralee Parnells Senior Hurlers Tommy O'Connor, Diarmuid Brennan, Gearoid O' Doherty, Tim Kelliher and Andrew Morrisey at the Deb


Father and son Barry John Keane and Leo met up with Lexi Keane after last Sunday’s semifinal v Dr. Crokes



Under 7 Boys & Girls

Our next and last session of the year is Sunday the 28th of November. I’m sure there will be a medal presentation and even some treats on the day. Looking forward to seeing all our under 7s then

Training next week indoors for all in our fantastic indoor facility (new joiners always welcome):

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Age: 6/7 years @ 10.15am

Age: 4/5 years @ 11.00am

Until then keep practising and as always please complete the Covid questionnaire.

U8/U10 Girls

The u8 and u10s have now finished for the season. We hope to see you all again next year Padraig, Tanya and Brian would like to thank all the girls and their parents for putting in a huge effort all year round. Keep up the great work by practising at home. See you all in 2022. UNDER 12 GIRLS

The u12 girls’ season has finished and we look forward to seeing you all again next season.

Keep up the practice at home. Under 14/16 girls

The u 14 girls’ season has now finished. Keep up the practice at home We look forward to seeing you all again for next season.

Under 9 Boys

Our u9 boys have now finished for the season and welcome you all back again next season

We wish you all health and happiness in the run up to Xmas and please remember keep practising your skills and we will see you all again in 2022

Under 11 Boys

Our u11s have now finished for the 2021 season.

Please remember to keep practicing over the Winter, keep safe and see you all in early 2022

Up the Mitchels!

Under 13 Boys

The u 13 boys’ season has now finished. Keep up the practice at home We look forward to seeing you all again for next season.

Under 15 Boys

The u15s have now finished for the season. Fixtures have not been set for the remainder of the games. Until then the boys are on a break . We will keep you all informed of any fixtures in the near future

Under 17 Boys

Our u17s are now finished for the 2021 season. Hope to see you all again in 2022.

Senior Ladies

Well done to Áine Ní Mhurchú who has made it to the next section with TG4 underdog from our senior ladies’ team and coach Rory Kilgallen

Tune in and watch Áine Ní Mhurchú and follow her progress each week. Fingers crossed that you make it through to the next stage.

We are very proud of you from all here at John Mitchel’s Gaa Club

Our senor ladies are awaiting fixtures for the next game in north Kerry league. Anyone interested in joining should come along and give it a go. If you are 16 and over, you are more than welcome to join. Great way to meet new people and keep active also.

Do not forget to fill out the return to play form before each session.

Senior Men

From everyone in the club we want to say hard luck to the senior players and mentors who played in Austin Stack Park last night against Stacks in the County Championship semi-final. You all did John Mitchel’s proud. Speedy recovery to Alan O Donoghue who captained the St Brendan’s team last night and went off injured.

The Senior men have now finished for the season and will take a short break before starting their winter training for next season

Clothes collection

We have joined up with St Vincent De Paul to rise much needed funds for both John Mitchel’s and SVP. All donations welcome. Clothes bank on site.

Club walkway

Our walkway is open for everyone to enjoy come along and take part in a healthy lifestyle. Complete with bollard level lighting. Winter walking club coming soon. Stay tuned. This is a smoke-free zone a strict no dogs – no cycling or no studded football boots rule applies to the walkways. San Rita Wellness

San Rita Wellness weight loss and wellness consultants hold weekly (in person) meetings every Tuesday in our clubhouse (Ballyseede)

Times: 9.30am-10.30am & 5.45pm -6.45pm

Warm and friendly interacting group meetings, simple to follow calorie counting plan.

Come along and make a fresh start.


Our weekly bingo was back to its roots this week as it was held in our old club grounds Chamfers next to Aldi on John Joe Sheehy Road on Wednesday 29 was fanatic to see everyone enjoying the evening. New start time of 8.00pm

Prices and prizes with roll over jackpot are back

Double €15.00, includes sheets 1 pink 1 blue and 1 yellow. Single €11.00, includes sheets 1 pink 1 blue and 1 yellow. Extra sheets sold separately pink sheet €2.00, Blue sheet €2.00 Yellow sheet €1.00

Any line €30.00 Full House €60.00 Rolling jackpot starts at €500.00 on 44 calls or less!

Spread the word! Bring a friend!! Meet old friends or make new friends

Christmas Market

We are thinking of running a Christmas Market this year in our complex in Ballyseedy . It will be €25.00 per day and you will need your own table also. The dates will be 12th and 19th both Sundays in December and will only go ahead if we have 50 tables per day also. Payment for your table will also be taken when booking your spot. If you or anyone you know is interested, please contact Tanya on 0876258737 or message us on Facebook for more information.

Sports Complex:

If anyone is interested in hiring the hall for indoor soccer, basketball or indoor dance and fitness classes please contact immediately as only a few spaces available

Our Astro in our sports complex at Camp Ballyseedy is available for bookings. For further information contact the club reception on 066 7197070.


Hi folks we are now Closing membership for player’s & patrons for 2021 we will inform you when it re opens for next season.…

Grounds Committee

Grounds committee helped upkeep and maintain our grounds throughout the season. Thanks to all involved


John Mitchel’s Training Gear

Please use the link below to see all the merchandise available to purchase.…/john-mitchels-gaa-kerry.htm

Club Coffee Shop

Thanks to all who supported our shop all year round. We will run the shop again next season. Thanks to all volunteers through the year especially to Maureen, Sonya, Abigail, Alanna Ava and Joan. Block 11 Gym Anyone wanting to do a bit of exercise while the kids are training on a Sunday morning, or any evening can avail of the on-site gym for as little as €5.00 each time or €40.00 per month. It would be a great way to stay fit, especially in the cold wet weather. There is a huge range of equipment to avail from and help is always on hand. Please contact Oliver for more information.

Boot Club

Boot club has been a fantastic sucess and most of the boots have gone to new homes. Both parents and players are finding it great as a backup if boots are forgotten or on the way out. Feel free to take a pair when needed. Thanks to all who have passed on their boots. We will continue this initiative for next season also

Win a house in Killarney with Kerry GAA

Help our Club to win a cash prize! Please nominate our club when you buy your ticket online for the Kerry Gaa house draw. Support the club support the County. Buy online at #YourKeyToTheKingdom

For €100 you could win a stunning new build A-rated 3-bedroom house superbly located just off the Park Road in Killarney, Co Kerry.


The deaths have occurred of Fr Denis M O’Rourke, St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Wicklow / Thurles, Tipperary / Tralee; Dr. George Rice, Drumcondra, Dublin / Tralee; Baby Caoimhe Bridget McCarthy, Killerisk, Tralee; Michael Horgan, The Spá, Tralee; Eileen Relihan, (née Sheehy), Oakpark, Tralee.


Senior Hurling

We wish our Senior Hurling Team and Management the best of luck in their Munster Junior Hurling Championship Quarter Final vs Skeheenarinky from Tipperary in Austin Stacks Park next Saturday 27th at 1:30pm. Tickets must be purchased online before the game. Free admission for under 16’s. Please come along and give the team your support.

Debs and Evening Wear Fashion Show

A great evening of entertainment was had on Sunday evening at the Ballyroe Heights hotel with the Debs and Evening Wear fashion show. Magician Gerard Kearney got proceedings under way and entertained the crowd with some brilliant mind reading skills.

The fashion show started with a selection of outfits provided by the Kerry Wedding Store and Tuxedo Menswear.

A big thank you to our club members from hurling and camogie who modelled on the night, some looked like naturals on the catwalk ! Guest speaker Mary O’Donnell of Radio Kerry fame gave some health and well being tips at the interval.

Overall this was a very entertaining evening and was a great opportunity to meet club members.

Congratulations to Maria Guthrie and Barry Hamilton who won the best dressed competition.

The club is very proud to be associated with this event as all proceeds will be shared with Autism Friendly Tralee. A big thank you to all of our sponsors who donated prizes on the night including Garveys Supervalu, Kellihers Toyota Garage, Meadowlands Hotel, Siamsa Tire, INEC, Kerry Sports Academy and Relife Beauty.

A special thank you to Mike and Sinead McCarthy of the Kerry Wedding Store for inviting the club to be part of the show. Well done to all involved in the setup and running of this event.

Social Hurling

Boys from U9 to 15s are welcome to meet up on Saturday mornings at the astro pitch at the MTU Sports academy for an hour of social hurling.

This is an opportunity for the boys to keep up their practise during the off season. Games will be supervised and whoever is available can just turn up that morning.

U9 to U11s meet at 9am, U12 to U15s meet at 10am.