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  • Some of the large group that set off on Saturday morning from Camp for Annascaul.

    Experience The Kerry Camino In One Day With Bus/Walk Experience

    KERRY Camino have organised a Heritage Tour next week which will give participants a combined walk/bus experience of the history and heritage of The Dingle Way. The event takes place on Saturday, August 26, departing from St. Johns Church Tralee and finishing at the Church of St. James in Dingle. The event […]

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  • Marie O'Carroll meets Sligo Rose Lisa Maloney and Arizona Rose Lauren Koll at the Palliative Care Unit of UHK on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

    PHOTOS: Roses Pay A Visit To Palliative Care Unit

    TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… A NUMBER of Rose of Tralee contestants paid a visit to the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday morning. They met staff and patients to hear about the amazing work that […]

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  • John Sheahan, Mayor of Kerry, along with Charlie O’Sullivan, Deputy CE of Kerry County Council were in Tralee this week and marked the printed programme launch and approaching events in the company of Aidan O’Mahony, Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador and Kate Kennelly, Arts Officer and Sharon O’Keeffe, Arts Office. 

    Loads To See In Tralee For Culture Night Next Month

      WE may be in the middle of the Rose Festival, but it’s worth remembering Culture Night this year takes place on Friday, September 22 and Tralee has a whole host of events for all tastes. With the national catchphrase ‘Switch On Culture Night’, venues and public spaces across Kerry […]

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  • Kids at the Tralee Parnells GAA Cúl Camp. Photo by Dermot Crean

    PHOTOS: Young Hurlers Enjoy Tralee Parnells Cúl Camp Fun

    THE weather stayed kind at Caherslee all week for the Tralee Parnells GAA Cúl Camp. There were 54 kids from the ages of six to 14 gathered for a week of learning new skills, playing games and having fun. Under the watchful eye of David O’Dea, Hurling Games Development Administrator […]

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  • Four Things To See At The Festival On Friday

    Four Things To See At The Festival On Friday

    TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… It’s really today that the family fun begins in earnest and the town centre comes alive. There’s loads to do from dawn to well past dusk so here’s a few suggestions… 1. Check out […]

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Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney with host Marty Morrissey at the Celebration Of Roses event in the Dome on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Marty Hosts A Party As First 16 Roses Are Chosen For Final

August 18, 2017 at 9:37 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… BALLYLONGFORD native Aisling Walsh is through to the live TV final next week as the first 16 Roses for the selection nights were chosen. The Dome came alive last night as hundreds of family […]

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Roses To Join Norah Casey And Businesswomen On ‘Mentorship Walk’

Roses To Join Norah Casey And Businesswomen On ‘Mentorship Walk’

August 17, 2017 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… AN X Factor finalist, an actress, and high ranking business women will all share the stage at Norah Casey’s Rose Women’s Academy next Monday at Siamsa Tíre. Broadcaster and publishing entrepreneur, Norah Casey will delve […]

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Come on!...Paul Geaney salutes the Kerry crowd on the terraces after he put Kerry two points ahead in the second period of extra time. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Six Memorable Moments From Kerry V Mayo Down The Years

August 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

SUNDAY’S game against Mayo is being eagerly anticipated among Kerry fans and with good reason. Apart from a few notable occasions (2014, 1996, 1997) Kerry v Mayo has had the ability to produce a stroll in Croke Park for the Kingdom and nightmares for men from the west and we have […]

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Michael Twomey, here as 'Miah', was a former selection host of the Rose of Tralee.

Rose Festival Expresses Sadness At Death Of Former Selection Host

August 17, 2017 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

THE Managing Director of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, has sent his sympathies on behalf of the festival, to the family of the late Michael Twomey, a former selection host, who died yesterday. Mr Twomey, the veteran Cork actor who was best known as Miah to actor Frank […]

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Robert’s Sunday Drive To The Pier To Help Children In Africa

Robert’s Sunday Drive To The Pier To Help Children In Africa

August 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man is preparing for a trip to Africa in February to work for an Irish charity which helps both sexually abused and trafficked children and he’s organising a fundraising ‘Sunday drive’ next month to raise funds for the project. Kerry’s Eye photographer Robert O’Mahony, who now lives in […]

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Ballygarry Hotel And Spa And Rose Hotel Chef Up For Top Awards

Ballygarry Hotel And Spa And Rose Hotel Chef Up For Top Awards

August 17, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

NOMINATIONS for the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards have been announced and two Tralee hotels will be represented at the black-tie gala dinner to announce the winners on September 26 at The  Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny. Nádúr Spa Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa,  has been nominated in the Ireland’s Four Star […]

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Elizabeth Spring, Annette Spring, Linda Davis, Breda Loughlin and Ewan Davis at the Celebration of Light event on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Time To Reflect At ‘Celebration Of Light’

August 17, 2017 at 10:11 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT was an emotional evening for many at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday for the sixth annual Celebration of Light event in aid of Recovery Haven. Held in association with the Rose of Tralee […]

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Gardaí Renew Appeal For Information On Missing Kerry Man

Gardaí Renew Appeal For Information On Missing Kerry Man

August 17, 2017 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information about 54-year old William Mulvihill, who was last seen on the 21st of August 2016 near the N69 Tralee to Listowel bypass at a roundabout at Kielduff, Tralee. He is described as 1.6m (5’3”) tall, medium build with green eyes. When last seen he was wearing […]

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WATCH: What The Rose Of Tralee Festival Looked Like 45 Years Ago

WATCH: What The Rose Of Tralee Festival Looked Like 45 Years Ago

August 16, 2017 at 7:35 pm 0 comments

THANKS to the excellent RTE Archives website, there’s some great footage of the Rose of Tralee from years gone by. Earlier today they tweeted a link to a clip from  the ‘That’s Enterntainment’ series broadcast in 1972. It gives a look behind the scenes at the popular Festival of Kerry which […]

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Mayo fan Joe Deacy who died at the weekend.

Mayo Fans Ask Kerry Supporters To Take Part In Tribute At Croke Park On Sunday

August 16, 2017 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

A GROUP of Mayo fans are trying to organise a minute’s applause tribute to a Mayo supporter who died last weekend and they are appealing for Kerry fans to take part. ‘Cáirde Mhaigheo London’ posted on Facebook that they are appealing to all fans to stand up and applaud Joseph […]

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Kerry Rose Escorts Thomas Lynch, Shane Thornton, Jackie Healy Rae, Joseph Meehan and Sean O'Connor at a make-up tutorial in CH Chemists on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Kerry Escorts Are Revved Up For The Week Ahead

August 16, 2017 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THEY’LL be busy men. With the arrival of the Roses yesterday, it was the signal for the Rose Escorts to begin their duties for the week. To help them along, a make-up tutorial was […]

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Repro Free pictures from the Rose of Tralee international Festival . Dathi O'Se from RTE was on hand at Malahide Castle in Dublin for the launch of this years 2017 Rose of Tralee . Pictured Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony and Sandara Ganley Mayo Rose .are all set for the big game in Dublin on Sunday Next .

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Extra Train Added For Kerry Fans Going To Dublin On Sunday

August 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm 0 comments

IRISH Rail are putting on an extra train to Dublin on Sunday morning to facilitate fans for the Kerry games in Croke Park on Sunday. There will also be extra carriages on the 7.10am service to Heuston so there will be some 800 extra train seats for Kerry GAA fans […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Marisa O'Connell, Ciara McCarthy, Sinead Deasy and Michaela Hennessy receiving their results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Happy Faces At Schools Around Tralee As Leaving Cert Results Revealed

August 16, 2017 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

THERE were many happy faces in schools around Tralee on Wednesday morning as the Leaving Certificate results were released. They were some of the 58,500 students who sat the exams nationally, almost 1,900 of whom were Kerry students. Principals from around the schools said they encountered a lot of satisfied students this […]

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Shona Heaslip front right) with Sarah Healy, AIB, Joe Shannon Tralee Branch Manager AIB and Tomás Griffin AIB. Photo by Dermot Crean

AIB Tralee Supports Shona In Her Bid For World University Games Glory

August 16, 2017 at 9:15 am 1 comment

A TRALEE woman will be competing for Ireland at the World University Games next week. Shona Heaslip from Mounthawk is off to Taipei in Taiwan on Thursday with the Irish team and we met her yesterday at AIB Tralee who are supporting her with the trip. Remarkably, 22-year-old Shona only took […]

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Leona Kane and  Bethesaida Hailegeorgis of CH Chemists in front of part of the wonderful window display of the 64 Roses. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Chemists Goes All Out To Welcome Roses

August 16, 2017 at 9:14 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WITH the Rose of festival officially beginning today, it’s good to see local shops in town  supporting the event. One such business is CH Chemists who have devoted the two windows of their store […]

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Kerry natives who are Roses this year, London Rose Caoimhe Gallagher, Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony and Sydney Rose Aisling Walsh  at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Roses Arrive In Town And Breda’s Having A Ball So Far

August 16, 2017 at 9:14 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee SO now their week really begins. The 64 Roses received a rousing welcome on Tuesday afternoon when they disembarked from the coaches to a jazz band playing and banners waving to arrive at The […]

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Dancers at the Zumbathon in the Dome on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zumbathon To Be Held In Dome For Inspired

August 16, 2017 at 9:13 am 0 comments

IF you’re feeling energetic on Saturday then head over the Dome for a great fundraiser. The Inspired charity in Tralee that caters for young adults with intellectual disabilities are holding a Zumbathon from 12noon to 2pm. The event will be led by Linda Flanagan, Zumba instructor. It was a well-attended […]

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Annascaul GAA club members launch their fundraising night at the dogs.

GAA Club Looks Forward To Night At The Dogs In Tralee

August 15, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

  ANNASCAUL GAA and Coiste na nOg are promising a great night of entertainment when they hold a fundraising night at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Saturday, September 9. This event is being organised to raise funds for the improvement and expansion of club facilities. Continued below… The aim is to […]

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Poshey Takes To The Road This Weekend For Great Causes

Poshey Takes To The Road This Weekend For Great Causes

August 15, 2017 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man is preparing for a marathon cycle at the weekend in aid of three great charities. Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne will join other cyclists on the Town2Town Challenge.  Town2Town is a three day event, raising money for Make A Wish Ireland, Friends of A & Donal Walsh #LiveLife. They […]

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Pictures from the Rose of Tralee - Roses arrive too the Guinness Storehouse Brewery for the Brewery experience telling the tale of Ireland's famous beer, with tastings and a rooftop bar at St James's Gate . Cork Rose Aisling O'Connor , Wexford Rose Julie Sinnott , Dublin Rose Maria Coughlan and Sydney Rose Aisling Walsh . 
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PHOTOS: Roses Arrive Today After Fun Times In Dublin And Kildare

August 15, 2017 at 11:37 am 0 comments

THE 64 Roses will arrive in Tralee on Tuesday afternoon after enjoying a few days in Kildare and Dublin. They took in a visit to the Guinness Storehouse on Monday and looked like they enjoyed the experience as Domnick Walsh’s photos below show. They also took time out to support […]

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More Style On The Way For Ladies Day At Killarney Races

More Style On The Way For Ladies Day At Killarney Races

August 15, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

THE week ahead is set to be one for style lovers everywhere with the Rose Ball and Rose of Tralee Fashion Show set to be the highlights of the fashion year in Tralee. But if you’re still looking for glamour, Killarney Races has another Ladies Day on the way on […]

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14-8-2017: pictured at the launch of the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which takes place from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September at Listowel Race Track on Monday.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Press Release:
The Race is on ... to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival - the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September. Racing highlights include the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A) Chase on Wednesday 13th; the €55,000 Guinness Handicap Hurdle on Thursday 14th and the Listowel Races Supporters Club Sponsored Race 'The Slán Abhaile" on Saturday 16th of September. This year the total Prize Money over the 7-days is €1.2 million (€1,225,500). 

Fashionable racers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including dedicated categories for gentlemen, ladies, younger racers, vintage lovers, couples and the most Stylish Selfie! The fashion highlight of the week is the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day on Friday 15th of September judged by top TV Presenters Maura Derrane and Daithi O Se. The overall McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady will win a Honda Jazz for a year and €3,000 in cash, with further cash prizes of €3,000 to be won on the day. The popular Best Dressed Man Competition, sponsored by Emerald Properties, Construction & Property Rentals, Listowel, is on Thursday 14th and will be judged by the Crimmin Triplets. The Listowel Tidy Town / An Taisce The Best Presentation of an Up cycled/Restyled or Authentic Vintage Outfit is on the closing date of the festival, Saturday 16th of September. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised an extensive range of free entertainment, including the Kerry Group family Day; daily race card draws with cash prizes, promotions, music and more.

“Save your heels - we have got wheels” 
Making a welcome return again on Ladies Day is the Listowel Races double decker bus. With the promise to “Save your heels - we have got wheels” the Listowel Bus is free and will depart from 12 noon, every half hour from the town Square. There will also be music and bubbles on board the bus, with ticket giveaways and prizes. The brainchild of David Fitzmaurice, Chairman of Listowel Racing Company, the bus will bring racegoers in comfort and style to Ladies Day.

Admission is only €20 each day / OAP / Students: €12 and children under 12 have free admission to the race course, when accompanied by an adult. Generous group, corporate, sports clubs and pre booking discounts also available including 7 day ticket for the price of 5 days; 20% discount for pre purchase of 20 tickets or more.   All tickets can be purchased online at www.listowelraces.ie.

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Fashion, Fun And Great Racing Is On The Way At Listowel Festival

August 14, 2017 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

THE race is on to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival – the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September. Racing highlights include the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A) Chase on Wednesday 13th; the €55,000 Guinness Handicap Hurdle on Thursday […]

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Denny Factory Demolition Begins And Will Be Completed By End Of Year

August 14, 2017 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

A COMPANY has been appointed to carry out the demolition of the former Denny Factory site and work was due to begin today (Monday). Malachy Walsh and Partners on behalf of Kerry County Council have appointed Munster firm – Loftus Demolition and Recycling Ltd – as the contractor to carry […]

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Celebrate Leaving Cert Results But Keep An Eye On The Timeline

August 14, 2017 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

Tralee students are among the thousands who will receive their Leaving Certificate results on Wednesday. Billy Ryle gives some advice on what follows… The eagerly awaited Leaving Cert exam results will be issued by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) to about 60,000 candidates nationwide this Wednesday. The anticipation is intense […]

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KCFE Invites People To Information Session On Options Outside Of CAO

KCFE Invites People To Information Session On Options Outside Of CAO

August 14, 2017 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

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 23rd August commencing at 6.30pm sharp. “The Information Session will highlight how career goals can be achieved through […]

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Gardaí Seek Information On Stolen Vehicle

Gardaí Seek Information On Stolen Vehicle

August 14, 2017 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

GARDAí are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen vehicle from the Ballymac area last week. The car was taken between 5.30am and 7.30pm on Tuesday, August 8 in Flemby, Ballymacelligott. The car is an orange Skoda with licence plate 03-CE-2128. The keys were left in the ignition. Continued below… Gardaí […]

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Gordon Lunn, Adam Lunn, Nathan O'Connor, Calum Naughton and Louise O'Connor at the St Brendan's Park FC 5k Fun Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Family Fun At St Brendan’s Park FC 5k Run

August 14, 2017 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

THERE was a great atmosphere up in the St Brendan’s Park FC grounds on Sunday morning as the club hosted a 5k Fun Run. The event was held to raise funds for the pitch development and a new shop and there was a big turnout with around 170 setting off from […]

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NO REPRO FEE: Tuesday, 8 August 2017: The Irish Cancer Society will be joined by the National Women’s Council of Ireland, Children’s Rights Alliance, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, Union of Students in Ireland and many others to sign a Contract Against Cancer at the launch of a new HPV Vaccination Alliance. Pictured at the contract signing against Cancer and launch of new HPV Vaccination Alliance were fron left: Tanya Ward, Chief Executive Childrens Righta Alliance; Donal Buggy, Head of services and Advocacy, Irish Cancer Society; Niamh MurtaghNiamh Murtagh, Vice President for Welfare Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Orla O’ Connor, Director, National Womens Council of Ireland.  Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Dramatic Drop In Uptake Of HPV Vaccine In Kerry Girls

August 14, 2017 at 11:47 am 0 comments

KERRY has seen a big fall in uptake of a life-saving cancer vaccine. The dramatic fall in the uptake of the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said. Kerry has seen one of the steepest drops in uptake of […]

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Tralee Team winners of the Munster Final of the AIG Barton Shield at Tralee Golf Club, Tralee, Co Kerry. 12/08/2017

Back Row:
Fergal O'Sullivan, Eoghan O'Donnell, Graham Spring, Darren O'Sullivan and Ger Deegan
Front Row:John Teen (Club Captain), Philip Coburn (AIG), Paul Hughes (Team Manager) and Jim Long (Cahirman Munster Golf GUI).

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Tralee Golf Club Wins Prestigious AIG Barton Shield Munster Final

August 14, 2017 at 11:25 am 0 comments

TRALEE Golf Club  won the AIG Barton Shield Munster Final on Saturday afternoon with a great display of golf against Castletroy. The hosts defeated holders Cork in the morning semi-final, again playing some great golf to win by four holes. They took an early lead in the final with the […]

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Vincent Dowling and his 1974  Mercedes at the Ballymac Vintage Run from O Riada's on Friday.  Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Classic Cars And Bikes Take Off On Vintage Run In Ballymac

August 13, 2017 at 11:38 am 0 comments

THERE were classic cars of varying ages, styles and sizes taking to the roads on Friday night night for the Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club’s annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run. They gathered at O’Riada’s Bar and left after 7pm on a route that took in Farranfore, […]

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