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    Cantillon Conference 2017 To Take Place In Rose Hotel

      FEXCO – one of the world’s leading independent financial technology providers –  recently launched the Cantillon 2017, Ireland’s only one-day, financial technology (fintech) discussion forum which takes place in Tralee. ‘Building Borderless Business’ is the theme of the Cantillon Conference which is coordinated by the IT Tralee and takes […]

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  • Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

    Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

    DUBLIN Brothers Cry Monster Cry have joined the line up for ‘Future Sounds’ in the INEC Killarney, February 3. The duo recently wowed audience at Other Voices with their much-anticipated first album ‘Rhythm of Dawn’ to rave reviews. And now they join Little Hours on the Acoustic Stage on Friday, February 3. […]

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  • Two Warriors Make Ireland U20 Basketball Squad

    Two Warriors Make Ireland U20 Basketball Squad

    GARVEYS Tralee Warriors are certainly making an impact in their first season in the Men’s Superleague and the talent of their younger players is being recognised nationally. Yesterday, the 20 players for the Ireland Under 20 Men’s team were selected and it features two Warriors among them. Ryan Leonard from Leith […]

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  • Kathleen McElligott, Diarmaid McKenna, Mary Mahony and JJ Kelliher at the Bridal Recognition Day at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

    PHOTOS: Ballygarry House Hotel Hosts Bridal Recognition Day

    FUTURE brides, grooms and their family members converged on Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday for a special event to show what they have to look forward to on their big day. The hotel invited the couples who have already booked their wedding at the venue for a Bridal Recognition Day. “We […]

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  • Rockies To Celebrate Centenary At Corporate Lunch

    Rockies To Celebrate Centenary At Corporate Lunch

    THIS year is a very special one for everyone associated with Austin Stacks. The club is celebrating its centenary and is in the process of finalising their calendar events for a year of celebration. One event which is sure to be well-attended is a Centenary Corporate Lunch next month. Past players and the […]

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Jack Savage concentrates before taking a free. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Footballers And Hurlers In Double Bill At The Gaelic Grounds

January 17, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

THE McGrath Cup Final between Kerry and Limerick has been fixed for the Gaelic Grounds next Sunday at 3pm. The venue was decided on the toss of a coin and sees the footballers join the Kerry hurlers at the venue in a double bill of action. The hurlers also take on […]

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Man Dies In Accident On Farm Near Currow

Man Dies In Accident On Farm Near Currow

January 16, 2017 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

A MAN has died in an accident on a farm near Currow. The HSA has launched an investigation  after a man fell from a height around 11.30am this morning at a farm yard in Lisheenbawn, Farranfore close to Currow village. The man in his 30’s was removed from the scene by ambulance to University […]

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Kerry Airport

Six Per Cent Increase In Passenger Numbers At Kerry Airport In 2016

January 16, 2017 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

OVER 325,000 passengers travelled through Kerry Airport last year, marking a 6% increase on the figures for 2015. The positive details of the passenger numbers follow the recent pre-Christmas funding allocation of €2.77 million for Ireland’s four regional airports, including Kerry Airport. The Chairman of Kerry Airport, Denis Cregan, said: […]

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Ciste Turasóireachta Na Gaeilge

Ciste Turasóireachta Na Gaeilge

January 16, 2017 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

Tá Oifig Gaeilge Chomhairle Contae Chiarraí ag glacadh anois le hiarrataisí ó ghrúpaí a eagraíonn imeachtaí a thugann deis do phobal Chiarraí, agus do chuairteoirí araon, an Ghaeilge a chlos, a fheiceáil agus a úsáid. Ag luí le Plean Forbartha Chiarraí 2015‐2021 agus le Straitéis Turasóireachta 2016-2022 tá Ciste Turasóireachta […]

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Eight Burglaries Around The County In Past Week

Eight Burglaries Around The County In Past Week

January 16, 2017 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking the public to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity after eight burglaries were reported in the county over the past week. In one incident, around €5,000 worth of jewellery was taken from a house. The burglaries took place in Killorglin, Ballylongford, Listowel, Ballyheigue, Knocknagoshel and […]

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Gardaí Arrest Young Male After Finding Knife In His Possession

Gardaí Arrest Young Male After Finding Knife In His Possession

January 16, 2017 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

A YOUNG man will appear before court after he was found to be carrying a knife last week. Gardaí were patrolling the outskirts of Tralee on Tuesday last, January 10, and encountered a young male. During their interactions, the young man was searched and a knife was found on his person. He was arrested and […]

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An Garda Síochána

Garda Warning About Phone Scam

January 16, 2017 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are warning the public about a phone scam where people are asked for credit card details. Gardaí in Tralee received a report this morning from a member of the public about a scam from a Canadian phone number asking an elderly couple for their credit card number. The scam […]

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It’s A Big Fortnight For Students As CAO Deadline Looms

It’s A Big Fortnight For Students As CAO Deadline Looms

January 16, 2017 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, gives advice to students as deadlines approach for county’s 2,250 third level college applicants… With more than 80,000 applicants – about 2,250 from County Kerry – expected to compete for about 49,000 coveted Central Applications Office (CAO) college places, it’s vital to be aware of the key […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Give A Gritty Display Against Clare

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Give A Gritty Display Against Clare

January 16, 2017 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran watched Kerry in action against Clare yesterday in Austin Stack Park… Kerry 1-15 Clare 2-24 Kerry hurlers proved yesterday that they are almost a match for any team in the country, with a gritty display against a Clare team full of senior and under 21 All-Ireland medal holders. There was […]

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Declan Lovett (seated centre) accepts the Hall of Fame award from Chairman of Kilmoyley GAA Club Joe Walsh at the Kilmoyley GAA Social in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Also included are seated; Noreen Lovett, Nora Lovett and Karen Daly. Back; John Nolan, Xavier Lovett and Tom Daley. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kilmoyley GAA Celebrates Another Great Year At Social

January 15, 2017 at 11:36 am 0 comments

2016 was another good year for Kilmoyley GAA Club. But then again, any year you win the county senior hurling championship is certainly one worth celebrating – especially when you win back to back titles. And that’s just what around 200 of the club faithful did at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday […]

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The Wedding Party at the Na Gaeil GAA Club 'One Wedding And A Funeral' event at their clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Bit Of A Do At The Na Gaeil Club

January 15, 2017 at 11:35 am 0 comments

THERE was some craic at the Na Gaeil Club last night as the club held a very different kind of fundraiser. Around 160 people paid €20 a head to attend ‘One Wedding And A Funeral’ at the clubhouse in Killeen and they sure got their money’s worth. The rich talent […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 15, 2017 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Great to see another super turnout… Well over 250 runners/walkers at […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Warriors Win Again In Front Of Another Full House

January 15, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

A SATURDAY night in January was brightened up in a big way for basketball fans last night as Garvey’s Tralee Warriors enjoyed a ten point win in the Men’s Superleague. After a good win away in Belfast last week, the home side was hoping to keep up their fine home […]

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Roger Harty: Tradition And Culture

Roger Harty: Tradition And Culture

January 15, 2017 at 11:29 am 1 comment

DID you ever hear the comment passed about someone –‘He’s a nice man but there is no real depth to him’? What does this word ‘depth’ mean and is it important if he is a nice man? Well I suppose nice is good but if we really want to develop […]

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The late Pat Healy's daughter, Lilian and wife Lilie, with club members launch the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k event which takes place on Sunday, January 29. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pat Healy To Be Remembered With Kerins O’Rahillys 10k Run

January 14, 2017 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

A MUCH-MISSED former Chairman of Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club, who played a pivotal role in its development over a 30 year period, will be remembered at an event later this month. The third annual Kerins O’Rahillys 10k will be run in memory of Pat Healy who passed away almost 10 […]

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Out To Brunch: The Bookshelf Is Well-Stacked With Style And Substance

Out To Brunch: The Bookshelf Is Well-Stacked With Style And Substance

January 14, 2017 at 1:44 pm 1 comment

The Bookshelf Coffee House Manor East THE last few years has seen a resurgence of stylish-looking  restaurants and cafes in town. The Roast House led the way with cool decor, chilled out background music, impeccable coffee and delicious dishes, No.4 On The Square is perhaps the town’s most hip and stylish restaurant […]

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Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

January 14, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

THEY’VE racked up over four million YouTube, countless Facebook views and featured on Ireland’s biggest TV comedy shows. Foil Arms and Hog are Ireland’s top comedy sketch group and they’re returning to Tralee, a year after playing Siamsa Tíre for the first time. Called ‘Pure Brilliant’ by Tommy Tiernan, the […]

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Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

January 14, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event discussing a range of topics to do with women’s health will be held in towards the end of the month at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On […]

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Kerry Destinations Fared Well In A National Newspaper Reader Awards

Kerry Destinations Fared Well In A National Newspaper Reader Awards

January 14, 2017 at 10:29 am 1 comment

THE Irish Independent 2017 Reader Travel Awards have been revealed and it’s no surprise to see Kerry destinations featuring in the top 10 of many categories. The paper’s website asked readers to share their favourite getaways, nationally and internationally and after thousands of entries, tips and hours of judging they published the results today. Continued […]

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Dr Caitlin: What Causes Hair Loss And Treatment For It

Dr Caitlin: What Causes Hair Loss And Treatment For It

January 14, 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor, of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on hair loss which causes concern for many men and women… What is the normal cycle of hair growth and loss? The normal cycle of hair growth lasts for two to six years. Each hair grows approximately 1 cm (less […]

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John Egan scored 0-4 from play against Limerick in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Clare Hurlers In Tralee

January 13, 2017 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry Senior Hurling team to play Clare in the CoOpsuperstores.ie Munster Senior Hurling League in Tralee’s Austin Stack Park on Sunday next (2pm) shows six changes from the side that played Cork in Round 1 last Sunday. The Kerry management has given starting places to more players on the […]

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Barry John Keane mad an impression off the bench. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Team To Face Cork Features Three Strand Road Men

January 13, 2017 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry team to start against Cork in the Munster Senior Football McGrath Cup on Sunday next in Mallow (2pm) will feature three Kerins O’Rahillys players, including Jack Savage at full-forward. He is joined by club mates David Moran in midfield and Barry John Keane in the corner forward position. The […]

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Moyderwell Pupils Show Project At Science Fair In Dublin

Moyderwell Pupils Show Project At Science Fair In Dublin

January 13, 2017 at 3:57 pm 0 comments

MOYDERWELL Mercy pupils got a chance to show a project they have been working on for months at the R.D.S. Primary Science Fair today in conjunction with the B.T. Young Scientist Exhibition in the R.D.S, Dublin. It’s the culmination of much effort for the fourteen students from 6th Class who researched and presented individual projects […]

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Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

January 13, 2017 at 10:59 am 1 comment

THE renowned poet, novelist, playwright and educator, Brendan Kennelly, is to be honoured for his contribution to literature throughout his life next weekend in his home village. The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr. Michael O’Shea will host a reception by the local authority to honour a man who is […]

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Garvey’s Supervalu Presents Funds To Cycle Against Suicide

Garvey’s Supervalu Presents Funds To Cycle Against Suicide

January 13, 2017 at 10:11 am 0 comments

FORMER 2FM DJ Colm Hayes was in town this week to collect a cheque for a great cause. Garvey’s Supervalu staff held a fundraiser across its stores for a number of charities and €822 of that was donated to Cycle Against Suicide. It’s a cause very close to the popular DJ’s […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors Match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

January 13, 2017 at 8:35 am 0 comments

No really! We found six things…It’s a bit quiet around this time of the year, but there is still some events you can head to around the place this weekend… Saturday 1. Keep on running… Double the normal amount of people showed up for the weekly Park Run last Saturday and organisers […]

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A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

January 13, 2017 at 8:34 am 0 comments

JANUARY is a notoriously quiet time for events, but things get more lively next month so here’s something for ladies into their fashion and beauty to look forward to. Just in time for Valentines Day, a Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan (Just Jordan) in conjunction with NOTE Cosmetics will take place  on […]

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Ted Moynihan Named Kerry Person Of The Year

Ted Moynihan Named Kerry Person Of The Year

January 12, 2017 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

TED Moynihan been named Kerry Person of the Year by the Kerry Association in Dublin tonight. The Kerry Hospice Foundation chairman Ted Moynihan will be presented with the award at a gala ceremony at the Association’s annual Oiche Chiarrai which will be held at the  Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin on Saturday, March 4. […]

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Delegation ‘Very Pleased With Commitments’ To Progress On Macroom Bypass

Delegation ‘Very Pleased With Commitments’ To Progress On Macroom Bypass

January 12, 2017 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

A DELEGATION from Kerry County Council met with officials from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) in Dublin today to discuss progress on the provision of the Macroom-Ballyvourney bypass scheme. The delegation included Cathaoirleach Cllr Michael O’Shea, Chief Executive Moira Murrell, Director of Operations Charlie O’Sullivan and Cllrs Brendan Cronin, Johnny Healy-Rae, Mike […]

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Councillor’s Anger At Restricted Access To Cemetery Over Christmas Period

Councillor’s Anger At Restricted Access To Cemetery Over Christmas Period

January 12, 2017 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE councillor expressed her anger and frustration that people with mobility issues were not able to access Rath Cemetery for a five days over the Christmas period. Cllr Norma Foley brought up the issue at Monday’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. The Fianna Fail councillor […]

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