Category Archives: Tralee

Pa Laide Appointed as Tralee Credit Union CEO

Pa Laide Appointed as Tralee Credit Union CEO

Tralee Credit Union is pleased to welcome the appointment of Pa Laide as their new CEO. A native of Tralee and well known former Kerry footballer, Pa has over 27 years of experience working in financial services with AIB Bank and has held various positions in management and business development. More recently, he has beenRead more…

Thomas Recalls a Whirlwind Week as the Dust Settles

Thomas Recalls a Whirlwind Week as the Dust Settles

With the dust settling back around the Vale of Tralee and the weariness wearing off those who wholeheartedly partook of the Rose festivities, one Castleisland man has made enough friends and memories to last him an entire life time. When Thomas Lynch’s name tripped off Dáithí O Sé’s tongue in ‘The Dome’ that night, itRead more…

Demolition of the Old Denny Factory Underway in Tralee

Demolition of the Old Denny Factory Underway in Tralee

A relic of old Tralee is about to be wiped from the landscape as a firm of demolition contractors has been appointed to tackle the former Denny Bacon Factory. Many people from Castleisland and its wide neighbourhood earned good livings from the factory at the height of its run. Site Remediation Works “Malachy Walsh andRead more…

KCFE Information Session on Further Education Options

KCFE Information Session on Further Education Options

School Leavers and adults considering a return to education are invited to an Information Session on Further Education Options Outside of CAO at Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), Tralee on Wednesday, August 23rd. commencing at 6.30pm sharp. “The information session will highlight how career goals can be achieved through Level 5 and Level 6Read more…

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Dancing with the Stars champion, Aidan O’Mahony has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador. The Rathmore Garda and GAA star will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22nd. Culture Night takes place right across Ireland on that evening / night between the hoursRead more…

€10,500 Worth of Credit Union Help for Third Level Students

€10,500 Worth of Credit Union Help for Third Level Students

Third level college students are now being invited to apply for a €1,500 windfall to help finance their studies. Tralee Credit Union’s Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards are open to undergraduates in a full time course of at least two years duration. The awards are open to post-graduates in a full or part-time courseRead more…

Back to School Costs Survey – Parents to Shoulder Another Burden

Back to School Costs Survey – Parents to Shoulder Another Burden

As children enjoy their freedom from school, parents are already preparing to shoulder the burden of the back to school spend which has now averaged €1,209 per child. That’s according to the Irish League of Credit Unions latest research of its annual Back to School Costs Survey. The nationwide survey again shows clearly that schoolRead more…

Credit Union Car Winner Shocked but Absolutely Delighted

Credit Union Car Winner Shocked but Absolutely Delighted

Tommy Costello, a roofing contractor from Cahermoneen, Tralee is the latest winner in Tralee Credit Union’s Members’ Car Draw. Tommy drives away with a brand new 172 Ford Focus from Kerry Motor Works. I Thought It Was a Hoax “I was absolutely shocked when I received the call, I had to get my wife VeronicaRead more…

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

With Bank of Ireland announcing the removal of cash counters, Tralee Credit Union in Castleisland took a different approach in the last six months. Here it appointed a dedicated team to meet the growing needs of its members in the locality and increased its opening hours of service by 22 hours a week. CU –Read more…

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News Round-Up

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News Round-Up

Anne O’Sullivan from Ballymacelligott saw this photograph before her after mass on Sunday at Ballymacelligott’s Church of the Immaculate Conception. “I got the chance to photograph a unique occasion and a piece of parish history. The ages of the three Ballymac men pictured here total 275 years – a fair achievement,” Anne thought. “They are,Read more…