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  • Michelle Greaney (right) of Optimal Fitness with Tommy Horan, Anne Kelliher and Christine Brosnan looking forward to the 5k/10k Road Race on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

    Michelle’s Invitation To Final Run Of 2017 With 5k/10k Road Race

    A 5K/10K road race will take place on New Years Eve in Tralee to close the year on a healthy note and raise funds for a local charity. Optimal Fitness presents its first 5k and 10k event starting from The Rose Hotel at 11am on Sunday, December 31 and organiser […]

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  • Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan, with the winning entrants for the Kerry County Council 2018 Road Safety Calendar.

    Primary School Pupils’ Art Features In Council’s Road Safety Calendar

    PRIMARY school pupils from Kilflynn, Ardfert, Ballyheigue and around the county demonstrated their artistic skills to highlight road safety in the 2018 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition. This week, David Doyle, Senior Engineer, Operations, Capital Infrastructure and Safety Department, Kerry County Council presented the twelve winning pupils from various primary […]

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  • Status Yellow Wind Warning Extended For Kerry

    Status Yellow Wind Warning Extended For Kerry

    THE Status Yellow Wind Warning for Kerry is still in place for today and has been extended to 4am on Friday morning. Met Eireann updated the previous warning this morning at 9am which applies to Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick. West to northwest winds veering north to […]

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  • Ms Daly's Senior Infants in Presentation Primary ready for the Christmas Concert on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

    PHOTOS: Singing, Dancing And Fun At Presentation Primary Concert

    TWO sellout shows took place at Presentation Primary School on Wednesday as pupils performed their annual Christmas concert. Speaking to teacher Helena Hennessy before the evening performance, she said the afternoon show was a huge success thanks to the rehearsals put in over the previous two weeks by all involved. […]

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    Pres Students Get Photography Tips From Camera Club Exhibition

    PRESENTATION Secondary Tralee first year students visited the Ardfert Camera Club’s exhibition in the nearby County Library and invited the club to display their exhibition on the corridors of Pres Tralee. The stunning photographs have drawn huge attention from all the students and staff in the school – not just the […]

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Ms Sugrue's Senior Infants in Scoil Eoin ready for the Christmas Concert on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Pupils Have Festive Fun At Concerts

December 14, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

THE town’s largest primary school, Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh, hosted three days of festive fun as the annual Christmas concerts took place this week. There were performances during the day and in the evening with parents enjoying music, drama and dancing from pupils in all years. Madeline McCarthy’s third class […]

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Over 50 Refugees Due To Arrive In Kerry

Over 50 Refugees Due To Arrive In Kerry

December 14, 2017 at 10:13 am 0 comments

KILLARNEY will receive 55 refugees into the town in the coming days. They will be accommodated in Linden House on the New Road which has previously housed asylum seekers. Mayor of Killarney, Cllr Niall Kelleher, has expressed concern that the local community and Kerry County Council had not been consulted […]

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At the launch of the 5k A Day for January Challenge in the Ashe Hotel on Tuesday night were, kneeling; Jenny Boyle, Tommy Commane and Luke Boyle. Back from left; Noel Kelliher, Yvonne Quill, Michelle McGrath, Elma Walsh, Colin 'Poshey' Aherne, Eamonn McAuliffe, Breda Dyland and Trish Kelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over 150 People Already Signed Up For January 5k A Day Challenge

December 13, 2017 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

THE launch of the 5k a day January challenge for positive mental health took place in The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday night and already over 150 people have registered to take part. Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne was present at the hotel with Elma Walsh from the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation and […]

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Heather’s Guide To Sorting Out ‘Kris Kindle’ Gifts

Heather’s Guide To Sorting Out ‘Kris Kindle’ Gifts

December 13, 2017 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Ok, so your family has opted for ‘Kristkindl’/Kris Kindle and you have gone into an immediate panic.  How in all reality can you find clever, inspired and attractive gifts for everyone with a spending cap of €50 each? Fear not, Traleetoday.ie got advice from an expert.  Heather from John Ross Jewellers […]

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Trae Pemberton and Goran Pantovic with kids at the Tralee Imperials Basketball Marathon on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Imperials Club Raises Funds With Basketball Marathon

December 13, 2017 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Imperials BC took over the hall in Mercy Mounthawk on Saturday and did a marathon 12 hours of basketball raising funds for club and the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Starting at 9am with the enthusiasm of the young academy members evident, each age group took to the floor filling an hour […]

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'When the saints go marching in 'Billy Curtin, keeping the tempo at full blast with the charge to the sea at Fenit on Christmas day.

PHOTOS: More Images From The 1980s In ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’

December 13, 2017 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

TRALEE photographer, John Cleary’s new book ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’ is a great stocking filler this Christmas. The follow up to ‘Through The Lens’ — which featured images of life in Tralee in and Kerry in the 1970s — his latest book of photographs concentrates on the 1980s with images from sporting, […]

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Pictured with Cllr Michael O’Shea at the Kilderry Bends on the N70, Franck Guérineau (centre) and Paul Curry of the Kerry National Road Design Office.

Work To Commence In January On New €10m Road On Tralee-Killorglin Route

December 13, 2017 at 11:36 am 0 comments

WORK is due to begin next month on the construction of a new road at the Kilderry Bends on the N70 between Milltown and Killorglin following the appointment of a contractor for the €10m project. Kerry County Council has received approval from Transport Infrastructure Ireland to appoint Cork-based Sorenson Civil […]

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Traffic Returns To Bridge Street/The Mall On Thursday Evening

Traffic Returns To Bridge Street/The Mall On Thursday Evening

December 13, 2017 at 11:22 am 0 comments

THE Mall and Bridge Street in Tralee will re-open to traffic on Thursday evening at 6.00pm following the completion of works costing approximately €1.7m as part of the Tralee Active Travel Town Project. New taxi bye-laws have been in place since Tuesday and the part-pedestrianisation of The Mall will come […]

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Repro Free Tralee ~Golf Club 11.12.17

TRALEE GOLF CLUB RETIREMENT OF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT  JJ YOUNG .JJ Young retires from Tralee Golf Club after 41 years’ service as Course Superintendent. The club honoured his service by holding a charity golf competition and dinner attended by club members & guests. During the evening Club officers including Captain Kevin Mc Carthy, Lady Captain Margaret O’Shea & Chairperson Teddy Reynolds thanked JJ for his loyal service to the club & the vital part he played in developing the Arnold Palmer designed course into one of the finest links layouts in the world. In his farewell speech JJ spoke fondly of his time & passion in working with Tralee Golf Club & thanked all members for making his day so special.The occasion was marked with TGC granting JJ with Honorary Life Membership. A special presentation was also made to JJ & his wife Adrienne. PICTURED  L to R    Kevin McCarthy Captain TGC ,  J.J. Young , Teddy Reynolds Chairperson TGC and  Margaret O’Shea Lady Captain, ,   
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Tralee Golf Club Honours JJ For His Years Of Service

December 13, 2017 at 9:30 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL  celebration was held recently to mark the retirement of the Tralee Golf Club Course Superintendent. JJ Young retires from Tralee Golf Club after 41 years’ service and the club honoured his service by holding a charity golf competition and dinner attended by club members and guests. Continued below… […]

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The dancers in the Ballymacelligott GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' 2018.

Participants Getting Ready For Ballymac GAA’s ‘Strictly Love Dancing 2018’

December 13, 2017 at 9:28 am 0 comments

THE talented and hardworking Ballymac Strictly Love Dancing participants will take to the floor in less than two months to dance their hearts out for the chance to be crowned winners in the 2018 competition. The dancers rehearsals are well underway and this year’s event at the Ballygarry House Hotel […]

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PHOTOS: Students Tested At Taekwondo Event In Tralee

December 12, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

The ITA (Irish Taekwon-Do Association) National Blackbelt Grading took place in Tralee, at the John Mitchels GAA Complex at the weekend. Students were tested on hand and foot techniques, patterns, sparring, self defence, theory and power breaking. The standards were very high, with students from Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Tipperary, Kildare, […]

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At the Tralee Credit Union AGM last night in The Rose Hotel were; Front Row from left;
Sean Roche, John O’Connor, Tom Lawlor, Aoife Lynch, John Welch. Back Row: Michael O’Sullivan, Eddie Enright, Richard Bono, Caroline Sugrue, Pa Laide, Una Glazier-Farmer, Danny Kerins. Photo by Dermot Crean

Motion To Change Name Of Tralee Credit Union Is Passed

December 12, 2017 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Credit Union will be known as ‘Cara Credit Union’ after the motion to change its name was passed last night at the AGM in The Rose Hotel. There was a large attendance at  the 50th Annual General Meeting where the Board of Directors  reported a very positive year of […]

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Looking forward to the Christmas Fair in Teach an tSolais in St John's Ashe Street on Sunday were Mona Butler, Michael Latchford, Rhona Giles and Mary Kinch. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christmas Fair Returns To St John’s Ashe Street On Saturday

December 12, 2017 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

TEACH an tSolais at St John’s Ashe Street will be a busy spot this Saturday as the parish hosts a Christmas Fair from 10am to 4pm. The Fair has returned after a break of three years and there’s some great prizes including a weekend away at Breaffy House Resort in […]

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Blessings On Christmas Crib And Christie Statue On 10th Anniversary Of His Death

Blessings On Christmas Crib And Christie Statue On 10th Anniversary Of His Death

December 12, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

THE Christmas Crib in the Square received a blessing yesterday afternoon. Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald PP of St John’s and Church of Ireland Rev. Jim Stephens performed the joint ceremony watched by a small gathering, while Mark Leen concluded the blessing with a Christmas hymn. The crib was subject to vandalism […]

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Looking forward to Friday night's book launch at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Friday night were Seamus Smith, Billy Ryle, Mairead Fernane, Tadhg McMahon, Martin Collins, Kerry O'Shea, Tim Slattery and Adrienne McLoughlin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Centenary Book On Austin Stacks Club To Be Launched Friday

December 12, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

FRIDAY should see a huge crowd of Rockies converge on their Connolly Park headquarters at 8pm for another event to mark the centenary of the club. This time it’s for the launch of a book which is sure to be in many a Christmas stocking on December 25. The Austin […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club members looking forward to the Christmas swim.

Will You Be Taking A Dip On Christmas Day In Fenit?

December 12, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

TRALEE Bay Swimming Club has announced details of The 65th Annual Christmas Day Swim in Fenit. Once again the collection will be in aid of RNLI Fenit Lifeboats. The swim will take place at 12 noon and will begin with The traditional singing of Jingle Bells. Santa will then sound […]

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Judy Costelloe (TAG) with some of her creations at the Tralee Art Group Sale of Work in Baile Mhuire Day Centre Tralee.

Tralee Art Group Holds Festive Sale Of Work Event

December 11, 2017 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Art Group’s Sale of Work at Baile Mhuire Day Centre on Sunday was a great occasion with paintings, drawings, cakes and crafts on sale. Carols and music were provided by Ardfert Ladies’ Choir, while members of Bryan Carr’s School of Performing Arts gave a rousing performance. Mulled wine and […]

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Morna and Joe O'Halloran with Eoin Porter and Goldie the dog at the Santa 5k Fun Run from the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Santa 5k Fun Fun At The Wetlands (Part 2)

December 11, 2017 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

AS we brought you earlier (click here if you missed it), the annual Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run was another great success despite the bad weather yesterday morning. Hundreds took to the road from the Tralee Bay Wetlands just after 11am with many dressed in their Santa hats and Christmas […]

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Bridie Roche from Tralee pictured enjoying the Manor West Christmas Food & Craft Fair which took place over the weekend. The food fair hosted numerous local artisan food producers and craftspeople offering fantastic handmade products made in the heart of Kerry. Santa and his friends were there too .

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PHOTOS: Shoppers Enjoy Food And Craft Fair At Manor West

December 11, 2017 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

THE final Food and Craft Fair of the year took place at a busy Saturday and Sunday in Manor West Shopping Centre. The fair comprised of numerous local artisan food producers and craftspeople offering fantastic handmade products from the heart of Kerry. With Santa and his friends present as well […]

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Five Kerry Projects To Receive Government Funding

Five Kerry Projects To Receive Government Funding

December 11, 2017 at 11:09 am 0 comments

FIVE Kerry projects are among the 11 recipients of almost €14.3m in funding approved in counties in the southern region in the Regional Enterprise Development Fund, The Fund, which is an open national competitive call to support regional projects, is provided by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, through Enterprise […]

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Margaret Healy, Claire Walsh, Hayley Evans, Tracy O'Shea and Anne Walsh at the Christmas Party Night at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Night At The Rose Hotel

December 11, 2017 at 10:44 am 0 comments

THE Rose Hotel was rocking on Saturday night as they hosted a special Christmas party night. Tesco in Manor West, Keane’s Supervalu Killorglin, Lee Strand and many more businesses and groups gathered for a mulled wine/champagne reception followed by a delicious meal and music til the wee hours. We were […]

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The O'Sullivan clan and friends at the Santa 5k Fun Run from the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Brave The Rain For Santa 5k Fun Run (Part 1)

December 11, 2017 at 10:20 am 1 comment

IT was cold. It was wet. There was lots of red. The annual Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run went ahead on Sunday morning and fair play to the hundreds who turned out to raise much needed funds for the children’s ward at University Hospital Kerry. It was a sea of […]

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Ladies from House Of Glamour in Tralee enjoying their Christmas party at Benner's Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Town Is Packed With Christmas Party People

December 10, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

TRALEE was rocking last night with people enjoying Christmas parties in pubs, hotels and restaurants all over the town. We were out and about in Kirby’s Brogue Inn, No.4 On The Square, The Ashe Hotel and Benner’s Hotel where people were enjoying themselves in some style. Scroll down for photos…

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 10, 2017 at 11:29 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)… They’re a talented lot here… Merry Christmas from CSOE, Tralee, […]

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Ann Jensen, Suzanne Quill, Jacinta Lucey and Mary Landy at the Aspen Grove Christmas Party in The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Aspen Grove Staff Enjoy Christmas Party In The Rose Hotel

December 10, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

THE salubrious surroundings of The Rose Hotel provided the setting for Aspen Grove staff to have some fun at their Christmas party. Around 100 employees, including founder Sean Ryan and colleagues from the US, enjoyed ‘Festive Bowls’ of delicious bites while Phil N The Blanks provided the soundtrack to a […]

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Radio Kerry Journalist Releases Third Book

Radio Kerry Journalist Releases Third Book

December 10, 2017 at 11:28 am 0 comments

A RADIO Kerry journalist has published his third novel which is now on sale. Annascaul man Eamonn Hickson has released ‘Terror’, a thriller in which three people decide to commit a terror attack. The journalist says writing about this topic was not a reaction to recent terror attacks, but rather […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of Observation

Roger Harty: The Power Of Observation

December 10, 2017 at 11:27 am 1 comment

SOMETIMES, unfortunately, it is only later in life that we learn to appreciate the wisdom that has being handed down to us from our elders. I had an Aunt who would always give the same advice should an argument begin to arise. She would regularly advise “Don’t get inwolved”. I […]

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Status Yellow Wind And Rain Warnings For Kerry

December 9, 2017 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

MET Eireann has this afternoon issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Kerry for tomorrow. This is in addition to the wind warning issued yesterday for the county which comes into effect from 1am on Sunday to noon later that day. Southeast winds veering northwest are expected to reach mean […]

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Gardaí In Kerry And Cork Seize Drugs Worth Estimated €150,000

Gardaí In Kerry And Cork Seize Drugs Worth Estimated €150,000

December 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Gardaí  have arrested two men and one woman and seized a quantity of drugs in an operation in Cork and Kerry on Friday evening. Gardaí from the Cork City Divisional Drugs unit carried out an operation which resulted in the seizure of cannabis herb with an approximate value of €140,000 […]

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Keira O'Regan, Gemma Moore, Patricia Healy and Mary Nolan at the Manhattan-Themed Christmas Party in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Manhattan Style At Christmas Party Night In Ballygarry

December 9, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

THERE was glamour galore befitting the occasion at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night for their Christmas party night. The theme this year was Manhattan glamour, which is apt as the hotel opened in 1958 as The Manhattan Hotel and so celebrates its 60th anniversary next year. Around 270 […]

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