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  • PREVIEW: Kilmoyley Look To Curb Challenge Of Ballyduff In Semi-Final

    PREVIEW: Kilmoyley Look To Curb Challenge Of Ballyduff In Semi-Final

    A tense and tough game is on the cards when Ballyduff and Kilmoyley meet on Sunday in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-final. Mike O’Halloran sets the scene… Ballyduff and Kilmoyley will renew rivalry after their epic battles last year in the final, where it took over two hours to […]

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  • Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

    Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

    TWO Tralee clubs will be looking to advance to the semi-finals of the Garvey’s Supervalu County Senior Football Championship this Saturday evening at Austin Stack Park. At 4pm, Kerins O’Rahillys face East Kerry who will be hoping their Kerry minor star David Clifford can work his magic, but it’s a different […]

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  • Public Consultation On Taxi Ranks And Pedestrianising The Mall Begins

    Public Consultation On Taxi Ranks And Pedestrianising The Mall Begins

    A PUBLIC consultation process on pedestrianising The Mall during the day and the location of taxi ranks has begun. Kerry County Council is proposing traffic calming measures in Bridge Street and The Mall and this includes pedestrianisation of the area from 10.30am and 6.30pm, making this area exclusive to pedestrians […]

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  • Top MUA To Give Masterclass In CH Chemists Next Month

    Top MUA To Give Masterclass In CH Chemists Next Month

    MAKE-Up enthusiasts will be delighted to learn about an upcoming masterclass by a renowned expert at CH Chemists next month. Jeanette Cronin in collaboration with a top seller in CH, Powder ‘n’ Pout will be doing make up demos on Saturday, October 7 at 2pm. She will be using both […]

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  • The Winners Of The Tralee Tidy Towns Competition Have Been Announced

    The Winners Of The Tralee Tidy Towns Competition Have Been Announced

    MANOR Village, Knockmoyle and Kerins Park scooped the top estate prizes in the Tralee Tidy Towns competition for this year. The winners have been announced and will receive their prizes at an awards ceremony on October 2 in The Rose Hotel. There were also a number of winners for gardens, […]

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PREVIEW: A Battle Royal In Prospect Between Lixnaw And St Brendans

PREVIEW: A Battle Royal In Prospect Between Lixnaw And St Brendans

September 21, 2017 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to a fascinating Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-final clash between Lixnaw and St Brendan’s this Sunday in Austin Stack Park (2pm)… When Lixnaw face off against St Brendan’s next Sunday it will almost be three months since they played their last game in the Garvey’s SuperValu […]

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Kieran Donaghy places the ball into the net for his first half goal.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Kieran Donaghy Among Kerry Nominees For All-Stars

September 21, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

KIERAN Donaghy and four of his Kerry teammates have been shortlised for the PWC Football All-Stars it was announced this morning. The Tralee man is joined by defenders Tadhg Morley and Paul Murphy and forwards Paul Geaney and James O’Donoghue. Thirteen players from Dublin’s and 12 from Mayo have made the […]

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Con Houlihan To Be Remembered In His Hometown With New Trail

Con Houlihan To Be Remembered In His Hometown With New Trail

September 21, 2017 at 9:57 am 0 comments

THE annual remembrance day for Con Houlihan takes place in Castleisland on Saturday, September 30 and this year sees the the launch of the Con Houlihan Trail by Castleisland Chamber Alliance. The trail consists of a short tour of Castleisland town taking in some of Con’s favourite places in the area. […]

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REPORTS/PHOTOS: Wins For Abbeydorney/Parnells And Crotta In Minor Championship

REPORTS/PHOTOS: Wins For Abbeydorney/Parnells And Crotta In Minor Championship

September 21, 2017 at 9:12 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran watched two  Kerry County Minor Hurling Championship quarter-final ties at Kilmoyley and Abbeydorney on Wednesday evening… THERE were big wins for both Crotta O’Neill’s and Abbeydorney/Parnells in the minor championship yesterday evening. Abbeydorney/Parnells overcame Kilmoyley in the beautiful sod that is Kilmoyley pitch, given all the rain that […]

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A crowd watching chef Odran Lucey giving a cookery demo in the Square as part of the Tralee Food Festival on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Square Space For Transition Kerry During Tralee Food Festival

September 20, 2017 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

  TRANSITION Kerry will be hosting a ‘Sustainable Space’ at Tralee Food Festival on this Saturday in the Square. This is to celebrate and showcase the work that is being done by local community groups and small local sustainable businesses. Tralee Allotments Project will show how the Community Apple Press works. […]

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Extreme Endurance Athlete To Give Talk In Tralee Hotel

Extreme Endurance Athlete To Give Talk In Tralee Hotel

September 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

EXTREME endurance athlete Gavan Hennigan will be delivering a talk, organised by Jigsaw Kerry, entitled “Developing Mental Resilience” in the Rose Hotel in Tralee on Sunday, October 8.   Gavan Hennigan is an Irish Extreme Endurance Athlete who hails from Galway. He has worked worldwide as a deep-sea saturation diver […]

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Taking off in the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kids Fun Cycle In Aid Of Ardfert School Rescheduled For This Sunday

September 20, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

WHILE adults took off on the annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle in aid of the local school two weeks ago, the planned kids cycle for September 10 had to be postponed. Well now the Kids’ Fun Cycle has been rescheduled for this Sunday, September 24. Registration from 10am to 10.45am and […]

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WATCH: When Jimmy Magee Met A Na Gaeil Man In Rio

WATCH: When Jimmy Magee Met A Na Gaeil Man In Rio

September 20, 2017 at 11:48 am 0 comments

  THE country was saddened this morning at the news of the passing of the legendary Jimmy Magee. The RTE broadcaster passed away at the age of 82 and will be fondly remembered by all sports fans who grew up hearing his voice. One man who’ll feel saddened is Michael […]

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Yellow Status Weather Warning In Place But It’ll Clear Later

September 20, 2017 at 11:20 am 0 comments

YOU may have noticed that it’s pretty rotten outside today, but it should clear later this evening. The rain is coming down at the moment and Met Eireann has issued a Yellow Status Weather Advisory for Munster, Leinster, Cavan and Monaghan. There’ll be heavy rain today, continuing in the east for […]

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Tralee Boxer Within One Win Of Medal At European Championships

Tralee Boxer Within One Win Of Medal At European Championships

September 20, 2017 at 10:29 am 0 comments

TRALEE Boxing Club’s Patrick McCarthy is within one win of at least a bronze medal at the European Junior Championships. The local  boxer advanced to the quarter-finals of the 32-nation tournament held in Bulgaria this week with a 5-0 win over Owen Paton from Scotland in the 48kg category. The […]

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Number Of People Signing On In Tralee Down 15% In A Year

Number Of People Signing On In Tralee Down 15% In A Year

September 20, 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

THE number of people signing on in Tralee’s Social Welfare office fell in August, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. There were 4,205 signing on last month, down 81 from July’s figure. Countywide, 8,711 signed on at Kerry’s seven social welfare offices in August, down 284 […]

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Top Sailing Event For Fenit This Weekend

Top Sailing Event For Fenit This Weekend

September 19, 2017 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

SAILING enthusiasts are in for a treat this weekend with top racing coming to Fenit. Tralee Bay Maritime Centre along with Tralee Bay Sailing Club are hosting some of the best sailors in the country in a spectacular sailing competition, The 49er Nationals and Skiff Open from Friday, September 22 […]

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Join The Swimathon In Banna In Aid Of Enable Ireland Kerry

Join The Swimathon In Banna In Aid Of Enable Ireland Kerry

September 19, 2017 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

THE 5th Annual Enable Ireland Swimathon takes place on Sunday, October 1 at Banna Beach Hotel, Ardfert and organisers are looking for people to take part. This is a continuous swim over 8 hours from 10am – 6pm. Organiser Brid Brown says; “There is no age limit and we welcome […]

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Pope’s Astronomer To Visit Kerry Next Month

Pope’s Astronomer To Visit Kerry Next Month

September 19, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

The Pope’s Astronomer, Bro. Guy Consolmagno, S.J.,Director of the Vatican Observatory, will visit the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve on Tuesday, October 17 He is due to deliver two talks – one to secondary school students at Coláiste na Sceilge, Cahersiveen, and the second, a public lecture later that evening […]

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Budget 2018 Breakfast Briefing Event In Ballygarry

Budget 2018 Breakfast Briefing Event In Ballygarry

September 19, 2017 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council Local Enterprise Office, in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services), will present a Budget 2018 Breakfast Briefing in Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee on Thursday, October 12 from  8.30am to 10.30am. The briefing will summarise the main points arising from the Budget announced on the afternoon of October 10. There will be particular emphasis […]

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Have You A Treasured Object To Submit For This National Project?

Have You A Treasured Object To Submit For This National Project?

September 19, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

PUBLIC history project ‘National Treasures’ is calling on the people of Kerry to submit their treasured objects to help tell the story of Irish life over the past 100 years. RTÉ and the National Museum of Ireland are currently working together to create ‘National Treasures’, a unique archive documenting how […]

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Tom Barry Selected By Sinn Féin For Kerry County Council Seat

Tom Barry Selected By Sinn Féin For Kerry County Council Seat

September 19, 2017 at 10:26 am 0 comments

LISTOWEL native and former Mayor of Listowel, Tom Barry was selected to replace Cllr Diane Nolan at a convention of the Listowel LEA, in the Listowel Arms Hotel, on Monday night. His was the only nomination received before the deadline closed on Friday.  He was selected to replace Cllr Diane […]

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David Clifford about to take the stage at the Kerry minor team homecoming at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: The All-Singing, All-Dancing Kerry Minors Welcomed Home In Killarney

September 19, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

WELL they didn’t come to Tralee, but we made our way over the road to Killarney last night to see the Kerry minors feted for their amazing performances this year, which ended in a record-breaking four in a row of All-Ireland titles. Over 1,000 people were there to see captain […]

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Zoe’s World: Missing The Friendliness Of Home In The Big City

Zoe’s World: Missing The Friendliness Of Home In The Big City

September 18, 2017 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

I’VE made the move to Dublin; and honestly I never thought that I would miss home. Of course I knew that I would miss people, my family and all that; but we all have to move on at some point. One thing that I have noticed, and I guess I […]

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Opportunistic Thief Steals Tools From Outside House In Tralee

Opportunistic Thief Steals Tools From Outside House In Tralee

September 18, 2017 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking for the public’s help with a case of theft yesterday in Tralee. A man was loading tools into his van at his house at Knockmoyle, Tralee between 8pm and 10pm on Sunday night, September 17. He stepped back into his house momentarily and when he came back […]

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Patrick McCarthy (centre) with Noel and Tommy Kelliher of Tralee Boxing Club at the National Stadium on Friday.

Tralee Boxer To Fight For Ireland Tomorrow At European Championships

September 18, 2017 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Boxing Club’s Patrick McCarthy is off to Bulgaria to fight for Ireland. Patrick left Tralee at the weekend on the road to the European Championships in Bulgaria. He will box for team Ireland against Owen Paton of Scotland tomorrow. The young boxer has already won a national title and National […]

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Tara Dowling and Elizabeth Sullivan get some goodies from Andrea O'Donoghue at the cake sale in aid of Kerry Hospice at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Coffee Morning Events Around Tralee Raise Funds For Kerry Hospice

September 18, 2017 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

THE annual coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice was another great success last week with hotels, bars and businesses holding fundraisers. While Thursday was the designated day to hold events, schoolchildren in St Brendan’s NS Blennerville held theirs on Friday. Children brought in €2 each to contribute to the […]

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Fitzgerald Stadium yesterday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Here’s Where The Kerry Minors Homecoming Will Be On Monday

September 17, 2017 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

NOW that the Tommy Markham Cup is staying in Kerry for the fourth year in a row, thoughts turn to celebrating a marvellous victory. Well the team won’t be back in Kerry until Monday evening and if you want to turn up to show your appreciation for their incredible four […]

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Twitter Was In Absolute Awe Of David Clifford This Afternoon

Twitter Was In Absolute Awe Of David Clifford This Afternoon

September 17, 2017 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

ANOTHER victory for the Kerry minors, another masterclass from David Clifford. The young man from Fossa is a phenomenal talent. He scored four goals in a sensational 60 minutes for Kerry where they beat Derry by 6-17 to 1-8 and Twitter took notice. David Clifford has been trending since the […]

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Liz and Gene O'Sullivan, Helen and Jim O'Connor, Tralee, at the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: And Finally…The Last Of Our Coverage Of Ladies Day (Part 4)

September 17, 2017 at 10:14 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day is brought to you by AIB Listowel… WE’VE brought you some serious style from the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday over the past couple of days. Now here’s our final part of our coverage featuring more stunning ladies from […]

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Gerry Adams To Launch Book In Tralee On Thursday

Gerry Adams To Launch Book In Tralee On Thursday

September 17, 2017 at 10:13 am 0 comments

PRESIDENT of Sinn Féin Gerry Adams TD will be in The Rose Hotel Tralee on Thursday September 21 at 7.30pm to launch ‘Ireland’s Hunger for Justice’, the story of Ireland’s 22  hunger strikers. Early in 2017 a  committee consisting of Martin Ferris TD, John Buckley, Pól O’Clúbháin, Seán O’Braoin, Éamonn deBairéad, Seán O’Luing, […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 17, 2017 at 10:12 am 1 comment

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)… To start off, a shockingly amazing sunset… Lovely evening on […]

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Tralee SPAR Businesses Nominated For Q Mark Awards

Tralee SPAR Businesses Nominated For Q Mark Awards

September 17, 2017 at 10:12 am 0 comments

THE National Q Mark Awards 2017 nominations for Hygiene and Food Safety have been announced and SPAR Tralee outlets are among those up for awards. SPAR Byrne Tralee Caherslee, SPAR Byrne Tralee Monavalley and SPAR Byrne Tralee Oak Park have been nominated alongside fellow Kerry nominees Fitzpatricks SPAR Express Cahersiveen, Keanes […]

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Roisin Mulvihill, Listowel, Emily O'Driscoll, Dublin and Ciara McNamara, Listowel, at the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Dry Day For The Ladies To Shine In Listowel (Part 3)

September 17, 2017 at 10:12 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S all quiet now until next June, but the Island was hopping on Friday for Ladies Day at Listowel Races. There were thousands of women there dressed to impress on a day when […]

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Roger Harty: Failure

Roger Harty: Failure

September 17, 2017 at 10:11 am 1 comment

THERE is no such thing as failure, The only real failure is the failure to try. Anytime we try something new, then it is almost inevitable and necessary that it is accompanied by a certain amount of failure, otherwise the statement ‘practice makes perfect’ wouldn’t exist. We see it so often […]

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