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It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Tonight

It’s Going To Get A Bit Windy Tonight

February 22, 2017 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

WHILE Wales and northern England braces itself for Storm Doris, it looks like we won’t escape either… although to a much lesser scale. The deepening Atlantic low pressure system is forecast to track across Ireland and Britain Wednesday night and Thursday. Met Eireann issued a Status Yellow weather advisory for the country […]

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Carmel Kelly, Acting Principal and the management team of KCFE Joe Kelly, Mary Murphy and Joanne Roche pictured in advance of Thursdays Open Day.

Open Day To Showcase Courses At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 22, 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

KERRY College of Further Education (KCFE) is looking forward to holding an open day next week where they can showcase all the facilities they can offer. KCFE at Clash offers the most comprehensive suite of full-time further education courses in the county providing school leavers and adult learners with so much […]

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WATCH: Here’s A Different Way Of Looking At Ballyseedy Woods

WATCH: Here’s A Different Way Of Looking At Ballyseedy Woods

February 22, 2017 at 10:31 am 0 comments

EVERYONE knows Ballyseedy Woods is a great place to get some fresh air and admire the surroundings. However, in this clip (below) they couldn’t look any less like the lovely woods where you take the family for a Sunday stroll. The footage, accompanied by eerie music, gives the area a gothic feel which wouldn’t […]

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Participants at the start of the Kerry's Eye Tralee International Marathon from the Aqua Dome on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Organisers Encourage More People To Sign Up For Tralee Marathon Races

February 22, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

THE annual Tralee Internation Marathon is coming close and organisers are hoping as many people sign up to the races as possible with less than a month to go. The race will take place on Saturday, March 18, (St Patrick’s weekend) in Tralee with the race  due to start at 9.30 from […]

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Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

February 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

PACO at The Mall, Tralee, is holding a coffee morning and fashion show on this Friday morning,  in aid of the family of a local woman who passed away earlier this year. Patricia Flavin (nee Guerin) was a young woman from Ballyheigue who died suddenly, leaving behind a husband and five children. […]

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Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

February 21, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

BLENNERVILLE Community Playschool are hosting an evening of style and glamour at Benner’s Hotel, on Friday February 24. Fashion expert Joan Cashman, of the Colour and Image Academy, will provide guests with loads of advice on how to create a stylish wardrobe that suits every woman’s colour, shape, personality and […]

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Irish Independent columnist, Billy Keane, receiving a CIE Tours International Merit Visit Award for John B. Keane’s Pub, Kerry from Elizabeth Crabill, Chief Executive Officer, CIE Tours International, at CIE Tours International’s 27th Annual Awards of Excellence, Dublin City Hall, 20th February, 2017

PHOTOS: Kerry Hotels And Pubs Honoured At CIE Awards Of Excellence

February 21, 2017 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

KERRY hotels and pubs took home awards yesterday at a reception in Dublin City Hall on for the 27th CIE Tours International Awards for Excellence. Thirteen overall category winners from around the country were chosen according to customer feedback with a total of 99 winners including hotels, entertainment venues and tourist […]

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Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

February 21, 2017 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

HUNDREDS of Kerry households will be asked to take part in the National Household Travel Survey 2017 over the coming weeks. The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced the start of their survey which will collect information on travel patterns of the Irish public, targeting over 6000 households from all over Ireland. The […]

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Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

February 21, 2017 at 11:25 am 0 comments

A NEW table quiz, billed as the ‘Brains of Kerry’ takes place over the coming fortnight. The regional semi-finals with take place at seven different venues across Kerry, including in Tralee, on Thursday, February, 23. The Brandon Hotel will host the Tralee heat at 8.30pm with the same questions asked at each quiz by […]

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Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

February 21, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

UP to 20 new jobs will be created this week when the new Lidl supermarket opens at its Edward Street site this Thursday. The building is complete and they’re stocking the store at the old Heiton Buckley site, with the finishing touches to some landscaping and paving work taking place before the opening. Their second store in […]

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Council Holds Civic Reception For Members Of The Defence Forces

Council Holds Civic Reception For Members Of The Defence Forces

February 21, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

KERRY County Council held a Civic Reception to honour members of the Defence Forces for their contribution to United Nations peacekeeping, on Monday. Members of the permanent Defence Forces and the reserve Defence Forces were welcomed in the council chambers for the occasion, by proposer of the Civic Reception, Councillor Jim […]

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Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

February 20, 2017 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

PRIMARY school children throughout Kerry are busy building businesses and learning skills for the future as the Junior Entrepreneur Programme has returned. Twenty six primary schools through Kerry – with many in the Tralee area – and 602 students have signed up to this year’s programme. The free 12 – 16 […]

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Gardaí Investigate Three Break-ins In Tralee Area On Friday

February 20, 2017 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating three break-ins in the Tralee area on Friday, two of which took place at creches/childcare facilities.   They are looking for help with a break-in at the creche at the North Campus of IT Tralee in the early hours of Friday morning. The incident took place between […]

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Gardaí Ask For Public’s Help After Man Assaulted In Town Centre

Gardaí Ask For Public’s Help After Man Assaulted In Town Centre

February 20, 2017 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are investigating an assault that took place in Tralee town centre last week. A young man was assaulted in Bridge Street in the early hours of Monday morning, February 13, on his way home from a night out. The victim suffered significant injuries in the unprovoked attack by more than one […]

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John Drummey, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Joan O'Reagan, Tidy Towns and Tralee Chamber Alliance, Deirdre Enright, Craftmakers, and Kieran Ruttledge, Tralee Chamber Alliance at the Launch of the Business Awards. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

New Awards To Recognise Businesspeople Who Make A Positive Impact On Tralee

February 20, 2017 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has launched a new monthly award for people who have made a positive impact to Tralee through their business and working lives. Each recipient will have contributed to the economic and community development of the town over the course of their careers. The President of Tralee Chamber […]

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Rachel Bowler with Parents, Pat and Marian Bowler, collecting  her Award at the Emerald Crystal AAI Sports Stars Tullamore on Saturday.

Awards Keep Coming For Tralee Harriers Athletes

February 20, 2017 at 11:56 am 0 comments

TWO members of Tralee Harriers Athletics Club received awards for their achievements this year at two separate awards ceremonies. Rachel Bowler went to Tullamore on Saturday to the Emerald Crystal National Star Awards while Conor Commane collected a Kerry Sports Star Award in Killarney on Friday night. Rachel was chosen as the Juvenile Star […]

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Four Kerry Restaurants Make Prestigious Top 100 In Ireland List

Four Kerry Restaurants Make Prestigious Top 100 In Ireland List

February 20, 2017 at 11:34 am 0 comments

THE annual famed list of restaurants from John and Sally McKenna has just been revealed for 2017 and features four Kerry businesses. The list, which was first compiled in 1992, is eagerly awaited by those in the trade and is a huge endorsement for restaurants who make the 100. The […]

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REPORT: Kerry Take Another Hammering At The Hands Of Limerick

REPORT: Kerry Take Another Hammering At The Hands Of Limerick

February 20, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran saw Kerry take a beating against Limerick yesterday in their Allianz Hurling League Division 1B game at the Gaelic Grounds… Limerick 6-21 Kerry 3-8 Kerry travelled to Limerick on Sunday to take on a Limerick team that hammered them on a scoreline of 4-28 to 0-16 points in […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Sets Up An All Kerry Munster Final After Beating Críost Rí

PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Sets Up An All Kerry Munster Final After Beating Críost Rí

February 19, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

A report from Tralee CBS on the Munster Schools Under 18½ Corn Uí Mhuirí semi-final 2nd Replay at Ballyvourney on Saturday with photos by Adrienne McLoughlin… Tralee CBS 1-10 Coláiste Críost Rí 0-11 Tralee CBS have finally progressed to the final of the Corn Uí Mhuirí at the third attempt […]

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Carol Anna O'Donoghue, Hazel O'Donoghue and Siobhan Ryle at the Churchill Players' 'Springtime Variety Show' at Siamsa Tíre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Crowds Pack Siamsa For Churchill Players Performances

February 19, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

CHURCHILL Players Drama Group put on their  “Springtime Variety Show 2017” and they emptied the parish over the three performances on Friday and Saturday. The Show featured something for everyone, with a variety of song, dance and comedy under the guidance of the AIMS award winning Director, Oliver Hurley, and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 19, 2017 at 11:11 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)… Sinead Kennedy was having fun in Tralee… Such a great […]

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Recruitment Drive For Mentors Underway At KDYS

Recruitment Drive For Mentors Underway At KDYS

February 19, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

KDYS have started recruiting for their new Mentor Project Volunteer Programme, which encourages people to make a difference in a young person’s life. They are looking for people who can spare 2-3 hours per week to dedicate to the mentoring programme. The recruitment drive is focused on finding positive role […]

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DIGITAL SAFETY FIRST: We all have a digital life and Trend Micro – a global leader in security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork – wants students from across Ireland to tell their digital story. The global security software firm launched their 2017 digital safety competition – “What’s Your Story?” in advance of Safer Internet Day. 

Pictured at the launch in their EMEA HQ Cork was Ryan Manley from Scoil Naomh Michael, Upper Glanmire.

Picture: Cathal Noonan

Trend Micro Is Looking For Students’ Digital Story

February 19, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

TREND Micro, a security software with EMEA headquarters in Cork, is looking for Tralee and Kerry students to tell their digital story. The 2017 ‘What’s your story’ video competition which awards  €8,000 in cash prizes, wants students and schools to get creative and share their online experiences using the theme ‘If […]

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The Gift Box campaign is coming to Manor West.

Kerry Volunteers Sought For Manor West Event To Highlight Human Trafficking

February 19, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

THE Kerry Diocesan Justice, Peace & Creation Committee is currently looking for volunteers for the GIFT Box Campaign which will come to Manor West Retail Park from 10am to 7pm on March 21/22. The campaign is a unique way to raise awareness about human trafficking and gather knowledge on the issue. The large […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Faith?

Roger Harty: What Is Faith?

February 19, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

FAITH, in layman’s terms,  is concentrating on a process knowing that it will work. The key word here is ‘knowing’. In other words you don’t believe it will work (belief is an opinion!) you know it will work. You see, true knowing is not leaving any room for doubt. In […]

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Shannon McInerney (ProPlan Property Management) Catriona Kennedy, Rose McGrath and Marcella Daly (Kingdom Crash Repairs) contestants in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club 'Strictly Come Dancing' event. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In The Kerins O’Rahillys GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

February 18, 2017 at 11:05 am 0 comments

THE Brandon Hotel won’t know what hit it! The blue side of town is set to converge on the hotel next month, as 12 couples will take to the floor for the inaugural Kerins O’Rahillys GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event. Past players, Kerry GAA legends and entrepreneurs are among the contestants […]

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Sandra Bunyan, Ruth Falvey, Norah Gibbons, Lisa Kelly and Michelle Fitzgibbon at the Darkness Into Light Tralee  table quiz at Kirbys Brogue Inn on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Question Time For Two Great Causes At Quizzes

February 18, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

THURSDAY night was a night to test the general knowledge in town as two quizzes were held for great causes. Tralee Lions Club held their annual table quiz at the Meadowlands Hote in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group, Kerry Cork Health Link Bus and as always it was well attended. There were some […]

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At the opening of the new bathroom showroom at Bathrooms 4U Right Price Tiles Centre Manor Mile Height Tralee. Pictured Bathrooms 4U Team Brendan O'Sullivan, Kim Stokes, Alan O'Sullivan, Jacinta McMahon, Jacinta McMahon

Sponsored: How Bathrooms4U Can Create Your Dream Bathroom

February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am 0 comments

MANY people fantasise about making dreams come true without realising that doing so is much easier than we think. Bathrooms4U, located at Right Price Tile Centre at the Mile Height, Tralee,  is a Kerry-based business that specialises in creating dream bathrooms. Alan O’Sullivan is the CEO of the business and he started out […]

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Tralee Credit Union held its Annual General Meeting at the Rose Hotel Tralee on the 12.12.16 . Pictured at the AGM were 
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Credit Union Opens Applications For Lauri Healy Community Fund

February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am 0 comments

TRALEE Credit Union is inviting applications from community projects for funding from a special fund named after a founding member of the union in town. At Tralee Credit Union’s AGM in December, the Board of Directors announced the approval of a fund of €260,000 to be shared with the community over the […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Sensitive Teeth

Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Sensitive Teeth

February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on the problem of sensitive teeth… Sensitive Teeth is one of the most common complaints to dentists – pain or discomfort when your teeth are exposed to stimuli such as cold or hot drinks, cold air and sweet foods. […]

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