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  • Edel Joy (centre) with Principal of Kerry College Stephen Goulding and Beauty instructor Tara O'Halloran Cronin. Photo by Dermot Crean

    Kerry College Student Wins ‘Best In Ireland’ Award In International Competition

    A STUDENT at Kerry College of Beauty, Clash Campus was awarded a ‘Best in Ireland’ award from CIDESCO International at the recent CIDESCO Congress 2021 International Virtual Makeup and Body Art Competition. Edel Joy, a Beauty Therapy Traineeship student from Listowel, won the award on Tuesday, September 8. She competed with […]

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  • Drop-In Service For LGBT+ Community At Tralee Café

    Drop-In Service For LGBT+ Community At Tralee Café

    A TRALEE cafe will host a LGBT+ Drop-In service monthly for members of  the LGBT+ community over 18 years of age next Wednesday. The service is facilitated by Listowel Family Resource Centre’s LGBT Working Group for County Kerry, ScEEN in Kerry . The first drop-in is scheduled for Wednesday, September […]

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  • Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

    Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

    SKINGREDIENTS, in association with CH Tralee, has something very exciting coming  later this month! If you want to find out more, join founder Jennifer Rock and panel at the Skingredients x CH Tralee Virtual Event for the big reveal you’ve all been waiting for! This is your exclusive opportunity to hear […]

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  • Kerry College To Host Live Information Webinar This Thursday

    Kerry College To Host Live Information Webinar This Thursday

    KERRY COLLEGE will hold a live information webinar event on Thursday 16th September at 7pm. The event will be run via Zoom and will also be streamed live via the Kerry College YouTube Channel. The event will feature the following staff: Stephen Goulding, Ioseph Nestor, John Herlihy, Elaine O’Connor, Ann Doyle, […]

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  • Women Wanted For ‘Moving On’ Employment Programme

    Women Wanted For ‘Moving On’ Employment Programme

    ‘MOVING On’ is an innovative employment programme or women in Kerry, matching women who are looking for work with employers looking for staff. Moving On offers women free training, support & links with employers. It also gives women the opportunity to update their digital skills. Over 200 women have participated […]

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Tralee COVID Vaccination Centre To Move To Former Borg Warner Plant

Tralee COVID Vaccination Centre To Move To Former Borg Warner Plant

September 15, 2021 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

A NEW vaccination centre will open at the former BorgWarner site in the next two weeks. The HSE has confirmed that the vaccination centre at the Kerry Sports Academy at MTU will close with future appointments and clinics to take place at the new centre in the Monavalley Industrial Estate […]

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A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

September 15, 2021 at 9:34 am 0 comments

THERE’S just two sleeps until Culture Night returns to Kerry on Friday, September 17. And with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom, it’s worth looking at what’s on around Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy […]

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Pictured outside the Cara Credit Union Tralee were Roisin Smullen Cara Credit Union & Tralee tidy Towns , Joe Moynihan Tralee Tidy Towns  , Tim Guiheen Tralee Tidy Towns , Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union  . FRONT : L/R Michelle Quirke cara Credit Union and Brendan O'Brien Tralee Tidy Towns .

Cara Credit Union Lends Support To Tralee Tidy Towns

September 15, 2021 at 9:26 am 0 comments

CARA Credit Union have teamed up with the Tralee Tidy Towns committee to lend support to the fantastic work done by the local group. Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union, said; ““Every day we see ordinary  people going to extraordinary lengths to make our communities better places to live. […]

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Remains Of Baby John Exhumed From Cemetery In Cahersiveen As Part Of Garda Investigation

Remains Of Baby John Exhumed From Cemetery In Cahersiveen As Part Of Garda Investigation

September 14, 2021 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

AS part of An Garda Síochána’s  investigation into the death of Baby John in Caherciveen in 1984, the remains of the baby were exhumed by Gardaí at Holy Cross Cemetery, Caherciveen, this morning and taken to the morgue at University Hospital Kerry, for examination. The exhumation commenced at first light and […]

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Clodagh McCluskey's 'Feathers', a category winner in this year's Texaco Art Competition.

Presentation Tralee Student Wins Category In Texaco Art Competition

September 14, 2021 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE student has won a category in the 67th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. The winners, runners-up and merit award recipients in seven different categories were announced on their website today. Clodagh McCluskey, a 15 year old student at Presentation Secondary School Tralee, won Category B (14-15 years) for ‘Feathers’, […]

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Jack O'Connor on the sideline. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jack Leads The Pack In Betting For Kerry Manager Job

September 14, 2021 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

A LEADING bookmakers has Jack O’Connor the clear favourite to return as the Kerry senior football team manager. Paddy Power believes the ‘third coming of Jack’ will be the most likely recommendation from the Kerry GAA sub-committee formed last night tasked with finding the next manager. Jack is 5/4 for the […]

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Jamie Redknapp and Freddie Flintoff of 'A League Of Their Own'.

Sky’s TV’s ‘League Of Their Own’ Panellists Filming In West Kerry

September 14, 2021 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

THE stars of Sky TV’s ‘A League Of Their Own’ are understood to be filming in West Kerry today. Regular panellists on the comedy sports TV quiz show, Jamie Redknapp and Fredde Flintoff are joined by former Man Utd footballer Patrice Evra and TV/movie star Idris Elba of The Wire […]

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Tickets Selling Out Fast For Listowel Races Festival

Tickets Selling Out Fast For Listowel Races Festival

September 14, 2021 at 10:44 am 0 comments

THERE’S still tickets available for the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival next week, but you better act fast because four of the seven days are sold out. In compliance with current guidelines, only 2,000 spectators are allowed to attend each day of the celebrated festival which starts this Sunday. Sadly, tickets […]

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Gearóid Ó Laitheasa, with Gavin, Ruairí and Siobhan Lacey, at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Communion Day on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils

September 14, 2021 at 10:08 am 0 comments

IT was a busy Saturday morning at St John’s Church as families of 47 Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils arrived for First Holy Communion Day. Like the rest of the Tralee schools, the ceremony was postponed from the traditional May date due to COVID restrictions and had to be divided into […]

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Volunteers out cleaning up Banna Beach on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Great Effort By Volunteers To Clean Up Banna Beach

September 14, 2021 at 9:48 am 0 comments

AROUND 30 bags of litter were collected by 67 dedicated volunteers in just one hour at the Big Beach Clean on Banna last Sunday. Banna Coastcare in collaboration with Tralee Tidy Towns & MTU Kerry Green Campus organised the cleanup. The Big Beach Clean is an annual call-to-action organised by […]

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Éanna Ryle with Finbarr, Deirdre and Ailbhe Ryle, at the Caherleaheen NS Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John’s Church Hosts Confirmation Day For Caherleaheen NS

September 14, 2021 at 9:03 am 0 comments

TOGETHER again, one last time. The boys and girls of the Caherleaheen NS Class of 2021 were reunited on Sunday for their belated Confirmation Day. The 23 friends wore the uniforms of their secondary schools for the ceremony celebrated by Fr Seán Jones while their former teacher Ms Bradley was […]

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Sponsored: Introduction To Radio Broadcasting Course Starts Soon

Sponsored: Introduction To Radio Broadcasting Course Starts Soon

September 13, 2021 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

ARE you a Leaving Cert student wondering what to do next, a media graduate who wants hands on experience or perhaps you are thinking of a career change. Kerry College are currently recruiting for an 8 week introduction to Radio Broadcasting course which commences in Tralee on September 27th. Trained […]

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Pictured in Listowel at the launch of the fourth annual Architecture Kerry Festival are Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Jimmy Moloney and Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council. The festival which includes free guided tours and exhibitions across Kerry takes place from 24th to 26th September. Full programme of events on www.architecture.kerrycoco.ie. Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Architecture Kerry Festival To Take Place This Month

September 13, 2021 at 4:02 pm 1 comment

KERRY’S architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated during the annual Architecture Kerry Festival between 24 and 26 September 2021. A wide range of events including free guided tours and exhibitions form part of the programme for the event which is now in its fourth year and […]

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Gardaí Investigate Number Of Thefts And Burglaries In Caherslee Area

Gardaí Investigate Number Of Thefts And Burglaries In Caherslee Area

September 13, 2021 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a number of thefts and burglaries which occurred in the Caherslee area last week. Between Wednesday, September 8 at 10pm and Thursday, September 9 at 11:45am, a vehicle parked outside a house was entered. A number of items were taken including keys and sunglasses. No […]

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Tralee Company To Move Into Former Borg Warner Building

Tralee Company To Move Into Former Borg Warner Building

September 13, 2021 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

TRALEE-BASED company Wazp is to move into the former Borg Warner building in Monavalley and create 20 new jobs. It’s a €2m investment by the company will involve the creation of a new 3D printing facility. The 20 new jobs will be created over the next few years in product design, […]

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Cameron Patterson with Roscoe, Linda, Mia and Brandon Patterson, at the Holy Family NS Communion Day on Saturday at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family School Pupils Receive First Holy Communion

September 13, 2021 at 11:47 am 0 comments

PUPILS from third class in Holy Family Primary School finally enjoyed their big day out at the weekend when they received their First Holy Communion. While May is the traditional time for First Communions, it was delayed by COVID restrictions, so the ceremony finally went ahead in Our Lady and […]

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Caoilainn Culloo, with Conor, Rowan and Michelle Culloo, at the Blennerville NS Confirmation Day on Saturday afternoon at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy Blennerville NS Confirmation Day

September 12, 2021 at 11:08 am 0 comments

ALL-IRELAND final day isn’t usually the time for Confirmations, but we’re living in strange times…still. Families of last year’s sixth class in Blennerville gathered at St John’s Church on Saturday for the delayed celebration of the sacrament and they got dry, but dull day for it. Fr Vitalis celebrated the Mass […]

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Danielle O'Leary, Karen O'Leary and Michelle O'Leary at the Park Run on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Park Run Returns To Tralee After 18 Months

September 12, 2021 at 11:08 am 0 comments

IT’S so good to see it back. The Tralee Park Run returned to the Town Park on Saturday morning with eager participants meeting old friends after an 18 month break from the weekly event. Participants started gathering from around 9am and there was a wonderful atmosphere and a sense of […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 12, 2021 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it…  Foreboding skies… A dirty, but dramatic sky over the town this morning. Rain has stopped, and the mountains are emerging from […]

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She did it...Sharon Roche with son Joshua, mom Philomena Duggan and other son James at Pearse Park on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sharon’s Headshave In Memory Of Son Seán Helps Open Arms Kerry

September 11, 2021 at 8:48 am 0 comments

A TRALEE woman joked that she was feeling “light-headed” on Friday evening after she had her head shaved as a fundraiser for Open Arms Kerry. Sharon Roche wanted to do something special in memory of her son Seán, who died by suicide ten years ago and set up a gofundme […]

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Bríd O'Connor, joined by Ogie Moran and Dick Spring at the launch of Bríd's book, 'Spark' at The Rose Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Bríd Sparks Great Interest In Her Book At Launch In The Rose Hotel

September 11, 2021 at 8:48 am 0 comments

THE Rose Hotel was the venue on Friday evening for the launch of a powerful book containing the experiences of people who have dealt with life-altering events and how they got their spark back. ‘Spark’ is the brainchild of Killarney native Bríd O’Connor who was inspired to collect the stories […]

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Looking forward to the Tralee Toastmasters online open meeting to be held on September 20, were, from left; Paul Fitzgibbon, James Finnegan, John McGillycuddy, Lily Tangney and Sergey Udaltsov. Photo by Dermot Crean

Toastmasters To Hold Open Meeting Online To Attract New Members

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am 0 comments

TRALEE Toastmasters are holding a virtual Open Meeting over Zoom on Monday, September 20 at 8pm. The meeting is open to any members of the public with an interest in developing their public speaking abilities. Details of how you can login to the Zoom meeting will be shared on the […]

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Know Your Rights: Student Grants And Renting 

Know Your Rights: Student Grants And Renting 

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Supports Available It’s that time of year where parents and their school leaving children are preparing for going to college for the first time. The main financial support for […]

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Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks three movies to enjoy on RTE and TG4 this week… You can’t beat an Agatha Christie murder mystery on a Saturday night and Murder on the Orient Express (Saturday 9.40pm RTE One) is a classic of the genre. This is the most recent film […]

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Gardaí Say Post-Mortems On Lixnaw Family Completed And Investigations Continue

Gardaí Say Post-Mortems On Lixnaw Family Completed And Investigations Continue

September 10, 2021 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Listowel are continuing with the criminal investigation into the fatal incident at a domestic residence at Kilfeighney, Lixnaw, on Tuesday evening. The post mortem into the remains of Eileen O’Sullivan, 56 years, Jamie O’Sullivan, 24 year and Maurice O’Sullivan, 63 years, have concluded and the results of which […]

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Pictured at the launch of the in Listowel were Deirdre Hegarty (Healthy Kerry Coordinator), Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Jimmy Moloney, Geraldine O'Sullivan (Manager Kerry Volunteer Centre), Donagh Hennebry (Chair of Interagency Steering Committee/Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention) and John Drummey, (Kerry Mental Health Association). Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Free Events For Kerry Mental Health And Wellbeing Fest

September 10, 2021 at 11:29 am 0 comments

THE programme of free events for the 2021 Kerry Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest has been launched with a range of activities to suit all ages from October 9-16. The key focus of the #KerryMHWFest is to promote mental health and wellbeing in Kerry through a fun and interactive programme […]

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Cllrs Say Funding For Keeping Greenway Clean Must Come From Central Government

Cllrs Say Funding For Keeping Greenway Clean Must Come From Central Government

September 10, 2021 at 9:09 am 0 comments

TRALEE MD councillors said funding must be provided for cleaning up litter on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway when it opens next year. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, About Cllr Terry O’Brien asked could the Council  establish a routine to ensure that the walk […]

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Celebrating being named Deloitte Best Managed Company From left to right, Neil Fitzgibbon, Christine Ahern, Paul Fitzgibbon, Tracey Mangan, Paddy Kelly, Amie Kavanagh, Richard Sharp.

Ard Rí Group Named One Of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies

September 10, 2021 at 9:04 am 0 comments

THE Ard Rí group, headquartered in Tralee, have been chosen once again as a winner in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies awards 2021. The awards ceremony was streamed online on Wednesday and this year’s awards theme was ‘Adapting to Change’. Company CEO, Paul Fitzgibbon, sees the award as a recognition […]

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Tralee LEA COVID Incidence Rate Falls Below National Average

Tralee LEA COVID Incidence Rate Falls Below National Average

September 10, 2021 at 9:01 am 0 comments

THERE were 147 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, September 6, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This is a 14-day incidence rate of 444.9 per 100,000 of the population, below the national […]

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Emily O'Donoghue.

Two Best Dressed Events For Listowel Races

September 9, 2021 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL Race Company officially announced details of not one – but TWO – spectacular Best Dressed Events to be held on the racecourse over the forthcoming Harvest Racing Festival which takes place from September 19-25. Making a most welcome return again this year, is one of Ireland’s most prestigious best […]

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