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  • What Twitter Had To Say About Kerry V Cork

    What Twitter Had To Say About Kerry V Cork

    Kerry enjoyed a facile victory over Cork yesterday in the Páirc Ui Chaoimh sunshine and with a 3-18 to 2-4 scoreline, people on Twitter had plenty to say about it… Delighted with how good Kerry looked again tonight. But looking at what’s happening at all three age levels, things look […]

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  • Children pictured perfoming their songs during the 'Singathon' in Tralee during Cruinniu na Nog at the weekend.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Further info Deirdre Enright / artsoffice1@kerrycoco.ie

    PHOTOS: Great Fun At Cruinniú Na nÓg Around The County

    Cruinniú na nÓg took place all over Ireland on Saturday and there was a host of events in Kerry. Billed as the national day of creativity for children and young people, the programme of free events in Tralee drew young people to a number of venues. Tralee Library hosted a […]

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  • PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

    PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

    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… The weather is great for pics like this… Great day […]

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  • CH To Host Benefit Beauty Expert Katie Tiernan For Masterclass

    CH To Host Benefit Beauty Expert Katie Tiernan For Masterclass

    CH Chemists are renowned for their in-house masterclasses and next month will see another expert visit the store. Benefit Cosmetics’ ‘The Brow Tour Masterclass’ with Katie Tiernan is taking place in store on Thursday, July 12, beginning at 6pm. The Masterclass will include a full make-up demo focusing on brows […]

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  • Roger Harty: We Are In Control

    Roger Harty: We Are In Control

    WE cannot control what happens in our world but we can always control how we react to what happens in our world. Let me repeat that please – we always have the ability to control how we react. The problem is… • We have this ability but we do not […]

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Michelle Kissane and Jennifer Kissane at the Connect Kerry Cocktails and Canapes night at The Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style At The Connect Kerry ‘Cocktails And Canapés’ Night

June 23, 2018 at 11:41 am 0 comments

THERE was a great turnout for the Connect Kerry ‘Cocktails And Canapes’ night out on Friday night in The Meadowlands Hotel. Ladies arrived to be greeted by some bubbly and cocktails before canapés and wine later, while hearing some great advice on beauty, fashion, skincare, health and nutrition from a […]

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Latest Crime Figures Show Rise In Number Of Assaults In Kerry

Latest Crime Figures Show Rise In Number Of Assaults In Kerry

June 23, 2018 at 11:41 am 0 comments

THE latest figures from the Kerry Garda Division has shown a 26% rise in assaults from January to May this year compared to the same period in 2017. The crime stats for January to May of this year were revealed at a Joint Policing Committee meeting in Kerry County Council […]

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Stacks Faithful Are Going To The Dogs Next Weekend

Stacks Faithful Are Going To The Dogs Next Weekend

June 23, 2018 at 11:39 am 0 comments

IT’S been a hugely popular night in the past and it’s set to draw another big crowd of Rockies next Saturday night. The Austin Stacks night at the dogs at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium will feature great racing, family fun and fantastic prizes on June 30. The club says that the […]

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Know Your Rights: Home Renovation Incentive Scheme

June 23, 2018 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My partner and I own our home and want to extend it this year. Would we qualify for a tax credit for the work, and if so, how do […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Is A Waste Of Great Acting Talent

June 23, 2018 at 11:37 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘Ocean’s 8’ is a bland forgettable heist movie that criminally wastes the acting talent at its disposal… THE arrival of Oceans 8 to Tralee Omniplex was one that was always going to intrigue and excite. The reboot of a popular franchise with all star female cast that […]

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David Moran on the attack from the start. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Cork On Saturday

June 22, 2018 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry team to face Cork on Saturday night in Páirc Ui Chaoimh features one change from the game against Clare. Ronan Shanahan of Austin Stacks will be on the bench as Brian O Beaglaioch comes in at corner back. It’s another mix of experience and youth as the Kingdom […]

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Most Drink-Driving Offences Detected In Urban Parts Of Kerry

Most Drink-Driving Offences Detected In Urban Parts Of Kerry

June 22, 2018 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

DRINK-DRIVING detections were down slightly in the January to May of this year compared to the same period in 2017 and most of these are in urban parts of the Kerry, according to the latest statistics revealed by gardaí at the Joint Policing Committee meeting in Kerry County Council on […]

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Samhradh Samhradh…a Unique  Kerry Solstice open air ceremony at  Killaclohane Portal Tomb, a 6000 year old burial site,  on the the second night  of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí  in Milltown, Co Kerry, celebrating  mid-Kerry’s ancient rituals and musical heritage, invoking the spiritual connections with the Neolithic age. Dingle Druid, Juli Ní Mhaoileoin performed the opening ceremony,    Solstice Bonfire was ablaze,  percussive rhythms from Drum Dance Ireland. Uileann piper Barry Lynch and harpist Reidun Schlesinger performed some of the ancient music of Ireland and a group of local musicians will play the tunes they listened and danced to in mid-Kerry a century ago. Sliabh Luachra poet, Eileen Sheehan performed of her work and singer, Joan Greene celebrated in song the different international Solstice ceremonies from around the world.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS***

PHOTO GALLERY: Beautiful Night For Summer Solstice Ceremony At Killaclohane Portal Tomb

June 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

A UNIQUE cultural celebration of the Summer Solstice at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown took place last night and they had wonderful weather for it. A highlight of this year’s Kerry Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town this week, it saw a large crowd […]

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Renowned Kerry Priest receives prestigious Kerry Association Arts Award .Pictured at the National Library of Ireland in Dublin was Rev.J.Anthony Gaughan who received the Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award  with Miriam O’Callaghan and Keelin Kissane Chairperson of the Kerry Association in Dublin (right).
More info contact Keelin Kissane 087-7441793

Fr. Anthony Gaughan Receives Kerry Association In Dublin Arts Award

June 22, 2018 at 9:52 am 0 comments

LISTOWEL-BORN historian and author, Father Anthony Gaughan, has received this year’s Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award. Fr. Gaughan, a former parish priest in the Archdiocese of Dublin, has written extensively about the history, personalities and politics of Kerry and beyond. His publications include several acclaimed books and articles including ‘Austin […]

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Participants take off at the Summer Solstice 10k Race from the Town Park on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating The Summer Solstice With A 10k Run

June 22, 2018 at 9:26 am 0 comments

THE sun shone for the large number of runners taking part in the Tralee Summer Solstice 10K Run which started in the Town Park on Thursday night. It was a glorious evening for the event which was started back in 2005 by Jim McNeice. Just under 150 runners finished the race […]

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Sara Peterniec, Shania Coffey and Lily O'Brien at graduation night in the Moyderwell Mercy school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils Look Back On Their Time In Moyderwell At Graduation Night

June 22, 2018 at 9:26 am 0 comments

IT was a time for celebration and reflection at Moyderwell Mercy Primary School on Thursday evening, as sixth class pupils graduated after eight years of hard work and fun times. Principal Moira Quinlan spoke very highly of the pupils and presented them with a certificate and medal to mark their […]

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Cruinniú na nÓg, which celebrates and encourages children and young people’s participation in culture and creativity is taking place all over Ireland on Saturday June 23rd next. As the national day of creativity for children and young people, the programme in Kerry with free events from 11.00 to 5.00pm in the towns of Listowel, Tralee and Killarney, Dingle, Sliabh Luachra, Milltown, Brosna, Cahirciveen, Killorglin, and Kenmare. Pupils from Ardfert National School, rehearsing their dance movements with Kerry County Council Dance Artist Maria Svensson were Elsa Lawlor and Louise Lane  in Ardfert Cathedral ahead of Saturday’s main event.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Five Things To Do This Weekend

June 22, 2018 at 9:24 am 0 comments

Get the barbecues out because it’s going to be a hot, hot weekend. If you’re not heading to the beach then here’s a few things to do in Tralee and beyond… Friday 1. Fashion and fun… Why not kick off the weekend at Connect Kerry’s Cocktails and Canapes Night at […]

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Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare On Saturday Named

Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare On Saturday Named

June 21, 2018 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry minor team to face Clare in the Munster Final on Saturday at 4.30pm at Pairc Ui Chaoimh has been named. It is as follows… 1 Marc Kelliher — Gleann Fleisce 2 Conor Flannery  — Daingean Uí Chúis 3 Owen Fitgerald — Gniomh Go Leith 4 David Mangan — Fánuithe na Leamhna 5 Colm Moriarty — Abha na Scáil […]

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Tralee Enterprises And Projects To Benefit from LEADER Funding

Tralee Enterprises And Projects To Benefit from LEADER Funding

June 21, 2018 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

A NUMBER of projects and enterprises in Tralee and the surrounding area are among the 133 Kerry beneficiaries of €2.35 million Euro in LEADER funding. The announcement was made this week by Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring. The LEADER programme funds projects under a diverse range of themes […]

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Holy Family sixth class pupils at graduation night on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day For Pupils At Holy Family School

June 21, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

IT was a special evening on Wednesday as pupils from Holy Family graduated after eight years in primary school. A Mass was celebrated in the school assembly area followed by a few words from Principal Ed O’Brien who spoke highly of the Class of 2018 and wished them well in […]

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Principal of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Cáit Uí Chonchúir, accepts a cheque from Eddie Forster and Chairperson of the Parents Association, Anne Marie Rogers Burke at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fundraisers Result In €35,000 For Gaelscoil As School Marks Achievements

June 21, 2018 at 3:06 pm 1 comment

CELEBRATIONS to mark the end of the school year continued in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn this week as pupils, teachers, staff and parents joined together to mark further awards and presentations made to Tralee’s All Irish Education School which is also celebrating 40 successful years in All Irish Primary Education. Following a […]

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Kerry U20 Team Named For Friday Night’s Game In Tralee

Kerry U20 Team Named For Friday Night’s Game In Tralee

June 21, 2018 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

AFTER beating Limerick by 1-30 to 0-5 last week, the Kerry Under 20s are back in action in the Munster Semi Final tomorrow night at 7.30pm in Austin Stacks Park with Waterford providing the opposition. Na Gaeil’s Stefan Okunbor and Diarmuid O’Connor retain their places at full-back and midfield respectively. […]

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A Lotto Ticket Worth Nearly €150,000 Was Bought In Tralee Yesterday

A Lotto Ticket Worth Nearly €150,000 Was Bought In Tralee Yesterday

June 21, 2018 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Lotto players have today been urged to check their tickets after Wednesday night’s Lotto draw produced a Match 5 + Bonus winner of €149,347. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased on the day of the draw, Wednesday, at the O’Connor’s Topaz SPAR in Rathass, Tralee. The winning Lotto numbers […]

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New management appointments for 208 at The Ashe Hotel. Group General Manager, Ruth O'Sullivan; Deputy General Manager, Padraig Hanrahan; Head Chef Lukasz Wacnik and Group Sales and Marketing Manager, Leonie Flaherty.

New Management Appointments At The Ashe Hotel

June 21, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

EXPERIENCE, expertise and excellence are the key attributes of the new management team at The Ashe Hotel Tralee. Ruth O’Sullivan has joined the team as Group General Manager for both The Ashe Hotel and Manor West Hotel. She brings with her to Tralee, 18 years of experience in the hotel […]

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David Moran on another attack. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Fans Advised To Travel Early On Saturday For Munster Finals

June 21, 2018 at 10:30 am 0 comments

WITH just days to go until the Munster football finals, here’s a few things to know before travelling on Saturday. The Kerry minors are in action at 4.30pm with the senior game at 7pm so the advice for patrons is to arrive early and avail of the many parking offers […]

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Kerry Businesses Taking Part In National Burger Day’s Two For One Offer

Kerry Businesses Taking Part In National Burger Day’s Two For One Offer

June 21, 2018 at 10:21 am 1 comment

TODAY is National Burger Day and to celebrate, hundreds of participating outlets across the country, including a handful in Kerry, are offering a special 2 for 1 deal on their signature burgers in celebration of the day. In the past month alone, almost 17,000 Irish burger enthusiasts cast their vote […]

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Dr Timothy Shriver, nephew of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, who visited the Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) campus on Wednesday  to deliver the keynote address at the college.  Dr Timothy met with Emer Moloney and members of The Tralee Together for special Olympics Club ahead of his speech.
UNESCO Chairholder at the Institute of Technology Tralee.he Institute of Technology Tralee became the first third level institution in the world to receive a UNESCO Chair in 2013. The IT Tralee was awarded the Chair in recognition of its outstanding work completed over many years in the area of inclusion of people with disabilities. The Chair leads a global partnership , included from left, Dr Oliver Murphy, President IT Tralee, Timoty Shriver, UNESCO Chairholder and Catherine Carty, UNESCO Chair Project Manager.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS***

UNESCO Chairholder Dr Timothy Shriver Visits IT Tralee

June 20, 2018 at 4:44 pm 1 comment

UNESCO Chairholder at the Institute of Technology Tralee, Dr Timothy Shriver, nephew of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, is visiting the Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) campus on Wednesday and Thursday to deliver a keynote address at the college. The visit by Dr Shriver further demonstrates the commitment […]

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Colin Horgan.

Ardfert’s Designer To The Stars Back In Kerry For Show

June 20, 2018 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

AN Ardfert man who has dressed some of the world’s biggest pop stars is back in Kerry this week for a special event in Kenmare. Colin Horgan has dressed Lady GaGa, Little Mix and Dua Lipa and is widely considered one of Ireland’s brightest young fashion design talents on the […]

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There’s A Heatwave On The Way Over The Next Week

There’s A Heatwave On The Way Over The Next Week

June 20, 2018 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

GET ready to break out the barbecues (and leave them out!) because summer is truly on the way. Met Eireann is predicting a heatwave for Kerry and the rest of the country in the coming week with temperatures rising as we get to the weekend and it’s set to stay […]

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Front from left; Adam Maher, Lauren Walsh Hayes, special guest Marc Ó Sé, Nikita Hallissey, Kevin Bunger. Back from left; Christina Hannon, Dylan Hyde, Blake O'Gorman and Conor Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day At St Ita’s And St Joseph’s School

June 20, 2018 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

A SIGNIFICANT day in the lives of eight young students arrived on Tuesday when they graduated from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School. Families gathered at the school in Caherslee for the ceremony which began with Mass followed by cert presentations and special awards. “The students have completed Leaving Cert […]

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‘The Lost Tribe of Collis Sandes Woods’ – a sample of work created by the Teacher Artist Partnership Residency Programme by Tralee Educate Together National School

Tralee Educate Together Pupils Explore Creativity At Education Centre

June 20, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

A TRALEE school was one of four countywide to take part in the 2017/2018 Teacher/Artist Partnership (T/AP) residency programme at the Education Centre in Dromtacker. The four participating schools were Tralee Educate Together, Gaelscoil Lios Tuathail, Scoil Mhuire Knocknagoshel and Fossa National school. Each school worked with an artist in residence […]

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Miss Kerry Brogan O'Sullivan.

Tralee Woman Brogan Selected As The New Miss Kerry

June 20, 2018 at 10:10 am 0 comments

A TRALEE woman was crowned Miss Kerry at a selection night at the weekend. Twenty-year-old Brogan O’Sullivan from Killeen Wood, was chosen from  15 contestants from all over the county at the event in the Killarney Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Denise Hickey from Rathmore was second and Emily Hayes from […]

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Oktoberfest Is Coming To The Dome For The Rose Festival

Oktoberfest Is Coming To The Dome For The Rose Festival

June 19, 2018 at 3:57 pm 1 comment

NOW this looks interesting and something different for the festival. Oktoberfest is coming to the Rose Of Tralee Festival Dome with Oompah Brass Bands, biers, bratwursts and banter on Saturday, August 18 from 7.30pm to 2am. It will bring the best of German traditions and culture to the Festival and the […]

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From left; Emily Fitzgerald, Down To Earth; Niall O'Shea from Hugh Jordan; Gillian Wharton of Team Bramble and Tralee Environmental Task Force (TETF); Brian Stephenson TETF; Olive Sheehan, Imperial Hotel; Mary Dolan, Team Bramble and TETF; Tralee Chamber Alliance President Aidan Kelly; Joan O'Regan, Team Bramble and TETF and Derek Carroll, General Manager of Imperial Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Imperial Hotel Signs Up For Environmentally-Friendly Programme

June 19, 2018 at 2:48 pm 0 comments

THE Imperial Hotel will send all its plastic takeaway cups, lids and straws off to the recycling plant to make way for 100% green, compostable utensils to demonstrate a genuine commitment to play its part in the recently launched GLAN initiative. GLAN is a community movement designed to develop Tralee as […]

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Over €10k Raised For Two Organisations After 24-Hour Hydrobike Challenge

Over €10k Raised For Two Organisations After 24-Hour Hydrobike Challenge

June 19, 2018 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man played his part in raising over €10,000 for two great organisations after a day long event in Ballybunion. A 24 hour hydrobike challenge at Ballybunion Leisure Centre back in March raised €10,785 which was divided equally between Nano Nagle School in Listowel and Kerry Parents and Friends […]

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