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  • Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee, Ardfert And Kilflynn

    Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee, Ardfert And Kilflynn

    GARDAI are investigating burglaries which occurred in Tralee, Ardfert and Kilflynn recently. At about 3.30am on Saturday morning, Byrnesworth in The Square was broken into. The window at the front was smashed and a small amount of coins were taken from the register. No other damage was caused. Gardaí are […]

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  • Elderly Couple Conned Out Of Thousands By Man Pretending To Be Garda

    Elderly Couple Conned Out Of Thousands By Man Pretending To Be Garda

    GARDAI are warning people to be vigilant after an elderly couple in the Currans area were conned out of thousands of euro on Saturday. A male called to the home of the couple between 6pm and 7pm that evening, pretending to be a member of An Garda Síochána. He said […]

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  • Fáilte Ireland’s CEO Paul Kelly Jene Foley Kerry County Council . Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane , Minister Brendan Griffin T.D , Charlie O’Sullivan and Mike Scannell Kerry County Council pictured in Tralee as funding has been allocated as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns . Every county in Ireland will be allocated significant funding by Fáilte Ireland to develop the tourism potential of their destination towns. The funding has been allocated through the Local Authorities as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National Tourism Development Authority. Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D made the national announcement this morning in Tralee - the town put forward by Kerry County Council for investment – where he was joined by Fáilte Ireland CEO Paul Kelly. Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD

    Tralee Awarded €500,000 As Part Of ‘Destination Towns’ Initiative

    TRALEE will receive €500,000 as part of the ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National Tourism Development Authority. The funding has been allocated through the Local Authorities as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National Tourism Development Authority. Every county […]

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  • Number Of People Signing On In Tralee Rose In November

    Number Of People Signing On In Tralee Rose In November

    TRALEE’S live register number increased in November according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. The number of people signing on in Tralee is 3,057, an increase of 85 on October. That’s still a drop of around nine per cent on November 2018 when the figure was 3,370. […]

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    ‘Weather Advisory’ Issued By Met Eireann For Much Of Tuesday

    WE’RE set for more bad weather on Tuesday according to Met Eireann. They have issued a ‘weather advisory’ for the entire country for much of tomorrow. They say it will be a blustery day with strong winds and very gusty conditions associated with an active front moving eastwards across the country. […]

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Three Premises In Tralee Served Alcohol To Minor During Garda Operation

Three Premises In Tralee Served Alcohol To Minor During Garda Operation

December 9, 2019 at 10:18 am 0 comments

THREE premises failed in a test purchasing operation in Tralee on Saturday, December 7. As part of the Garda operation in the town, a young student was served alcohol at a bar and two off licences without being asked for identification. A total of seven premises were checked in the […]

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St Vincent de Paul To Host Christmas Day Dinner In Tralee

St Vincent de Paul To Host Christmas Day Dinner In Tralee

December 9, 2019 at 9:51 am 0 comments

ST Vincent de Paul will be hosting a special Christmas Day Dinner from 2pm to 4pm in St. John’s Parish Centre, Castle Street. This is a free event, open to everyone and wouldn’t be possible without much needed and generous donations from both the public and the local business community of […]

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Pictured are Eamonn and Eve McKay of Eve’s Leaves who will be attending the Manor West Food and Craft Fair Weekend on December 14th and 15th from 11am to 5pm. The hugely popular Food and Craft Fairs celebrate some of Kerry’s finest food producers and crafts people the county has to offer. Pic Domnick Walsh

Manor West To Welcome Food And Craft Producers To Fair This Weekend

December 9, 2019 at 9:51 am 0 comments

PREPARATIONS are underway at Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park ahead of their weekend-long Christmas Food and Craft Fair, which will take place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of December. The annual pre-Christmas weekend sees the shopping centre play host to a variety of local food producers and […]

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The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra

Tralee Concert For Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra

December 9, 2019 at 9:51 am 0 comments

ANOTHER festive treat for music lovers is in prospect when the Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra come to Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Wednesday, December 18 at 7.30pm. Tickets are available in Mac Domhnaill Dental, Upper Rock Street, for €10. The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra, which was founded […]

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At the presentation of €500 by the Kerry Pool Association to Pieta House at The Huddle Bar were Philip Lawlor, Niall Marshall, Con O'Connor of Pieta House, Mike Moriarty, Tim Winters and Derek Hasell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Pool Association Presents €500 To Pieta House

December 9, 2019 at 9:50 am 0 comments

A LOCAL association held two fundraisers recently and presented the proceeds to Pieta House on Saturday in Tralee. The Kerry Pool Association had a 24 hour pool marathon in The Cue Club in Killarney and a race night in Sullys Bar back in April. They were in The Huddle Bar […]

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Looking forward to 'Rise' at Benners next month were, in front; Denise Mahony and Miss Fiona McCarthy. At back; Liz John Lane with Josh Moore, Stephen Buckley, Eoin O'Sullivan, Conagh Forbes and Tommy Cole. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Night For Adults With Physical And Intellectual Disabilities To Party

December 9, 2019 at 9:49 am 0 comments

ADULTS with physical and mental disabilities from all over the county are encouraged to head along to a club night in Tralee on this weekend. Organised by service users in Enable Ireland Tralee, ‘Rise’, which takes place on Saturday, December 14 in Benners Hotel, will give a chance for adults […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 8, 2019 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram.  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Nice one Phil… Blennerville Windmill in all it’s glory amid the autumn rain showers. #blennerville #tralee #kerry #Ireland @wildatlanticway @PictureIreland @ThePhotoHour @StormHour […]

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Roger Harty: The Beauty Of A Compass

Roger Harty: The Beauty Of A Compass

December 8, 2019 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

I CAN remember it as though it was yesterday when my son, who is now 22, was about four years old and he was standing in the sitting room with a compass in his hand. In walked his uncle who asked him what was that in his hand? The child […]

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Nora Falvey, Maria Cunningham, Sinead O'Connell, Breda Brosnan, Margaret Quinlan, Rosemary Browne and Mary O'Brien of Kilflynn NS at their Christmas party at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From Christmas Party Time In Tralee

December 8, 2019 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Christmas Party Season in Tralee is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT was wet and windy last night, but it was warm and dry inside the many pubs, restaurants and hotels hosting Christmas parties. There were businesses, schools, clubs and private get-togethers enjoying a well-deserved […]

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Status Red Warning Issued For Kerry

Status Red Warning Issued For Kerry

December 8, 2019 at 11:33 am 0 comments

A STATUS Red Wind warning has been issued for Kerry. Storm Atiyah will bring west to southwest winds veering northwest reaching mean speeds in excess of 80km/h with gusts in excess of 130km/h for a time this evening. Extreme caution is advised, especially near the coast and on high ground. Due […]

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Betty Brosnan, Nora Burke and Emer McDaid at the John Mitchels Christmas Markets on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Magical Experience And Christmas Market At John Mitchels Complex

December 8, 2019 at 11:05 am 0 comments

IF you’re brave enough to head out during the storm later, you can browse the stands at the John Mitchels Complex this afternoon until 5pm. The club is welcoming families to their ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’ which also takes place next weekend at their Camp, Ballyseedy base. As well as a chance […]

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Members of the CBS The Green Student Council in front of The Memory Tree at the school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Spirit Of Generosity Shown By Students At CBS The Green

December 7, 2019 at 10:52 am 0 comments

THE student council at CBS the Green have been working very hard to ensure the real spirit of Christmas is brought to life at their school with a schedule of festive activities taking place through December until they break up for the holidays. A magnificent Christmas tree kindly donated by Norman […]

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Mary Lynch, Eileen Whelan, Barbara Liston and Audrey Moran at the charity music night in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Talented Local Musicians Gather For Fundraiser In The Ashe Hotel

December 7, 2019 at 10:52 am 0 comments

A WONDERFUL night featuring the best of local ballad/ folk musicians and singers took place on Friday night at The Ashe Hotel all in aid of two great causes. The ‘Ballad And Folk Night’ was held to raise funds for Tralee Community Responders and Comfort for Chemo Kerry with singers […]

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At back; Maria McGrath, Leona Enright and Lauren Garczynsky. In front; Siobhan Devane, Gillian Mannix, Cristina Dedios and Rosie McGrath at the Benin Casa Montessori School Christmas Party/Engagement Party/Baby Shower in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Enjoying Christmas Party Fun Around The Town

December 7, 2019 at 10:45 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Christmas Party Season in Tralee is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WITH the town bathed in the glow of the festive lights since last Saturday, one could be forgiven for thinking that it’s Christmas week already! It certainly had that vibe in the pubs, restaurants and […]

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Listellick NS pupils singing carols in The Square on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Singing Schoolchildren Entertain Christmas Shoppers In Town Centre

December 7, 2019 at 10:44 am 0 comments

THE Tralee Chamber Alliance marquee is already proving a welcome addition to the Christmas programme in the town centre and schools are taking full advantage of the facility. They were out bringing Christmas cheer to shoppers on Friday morning and afternoon while helping to raise funds for Tralee Lions Club. […]

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CH fragrance expert Betesaida Hailegeorgis with Rasha Amin and Louise Dennehy at the CH Fragrance event at CH on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Betsy Gives Tips As CH Hosts Fragrance Evening

December 7, 2019 at 10:43 am 0 comments

IT was the last big instore event before Christmas and ladies certainly got some food for thought as regards gifts for loved ones (and themselves!) at CH on Friday evening. The special Christmas Fragrance Event saw over 40 ladies receive tips from specialist in-house fragrance expert Betesaida Hailegeorgis and Helen […]

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Know Your Rights: The New Rules Applying To Gift Vouchers

December 7, 2019 at 10:41 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: I usually get a gift voucher at Christmas. What are the new gift voucher rules that came in recently? Answer: Gift vouchers are any voucher, coupon or other document (including […]

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Swithin Pais and Joshua O'Sullivan of CBS The Green who have

CBS The Green Students Selected For National Webwise.ie Panel

December 6, 2019 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

THREE CBS The Green Tralee Secondary School Students have been selected to represent their school and the young people of Ireland on this year’s webwise.ie Youth Panel for 2019-2020. Webwise.ie is an internet safety awareness initiative focused on the education of young people, teachers and parents on the safe use […]

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Cllr Pa Daly

Cllr Daly Says Grassroots Soccer People In Kerry Will Be Dismayed At FAI Finances

December 6, 2019 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Sinn Féin councillor Pa Daly has said the publication of the FAI’s 2018 accounts showing net liabilities of €55million are absolutely shocking and a kick in the teeth for the grassroots of the organisation. Cllr Daly, who is involved with the Tralee Dynamos club, said ordinary grassroots members throughout […]

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Council Asks Public To Take Necessary Precautions During Storm On Sunday

Council Asks Public To Take Necessary Precautions During Storm On Sunday

December 6, 2019 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

WITH Met Eireann issuing a Status Orange Weather Alert today, Kerry County Council is advising the public to take the necessary safety precautions. The warning is valid from 9am on Sunday to 6am on Monday when Storm Atiyah will track between Iceland and Ireland on Sunday generating a swathe of very […]

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Mayor of Tralee Cllr Jim Finucane, Mags O'Sullivan, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Kevin McCarthy, Shane Murphy of ONIT and Mary O'Connor of Tralee Bay Wetlands at the launch of the 'Tralee By The Sea' video at the Wetlands on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: ‘Tralee By The Sea’ Video Showcases Top Attractions In Local Area

December 6, 2019 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

AFTER the launch of the new ‘Tralee by the Sea’ brochure earlier this year, this week saw the launch of the new ‘Tralee by the Sea’ video. The video (watch it below) showcases top attractions and activity providers in the beautiful Tralee Bay area. Mags O’Sullivan Centre Manager at the […]

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Met Eireann.

Weather Advisory Issued For Kerry As Storm Atiyah Approaches

December 6, 2019 at 10:03 am 0 comments

SUNDAY will be a windy one. Met Eireann has issued an ‘advisory’ for Kerry and several other counties that Storm Atiyah is on the way, but no colour code warning has been issued as of 10am. The warning is for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, […]

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Fabulous Afternoon Of Festive Entertainment Planned For ‘Snow Day’ In Tralee

Fabulous Afternoon Of Festive Entertainment Planned For ‘Snow Day’ In Tralee

December 6, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

AFTER the incredible crowds that turned out for the switching on of the lights, Tralee will again be basking in the warmth of the Christmas spirit when it holds a ‘Snow Day’ next week. Snow Day, organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance with support from Kerry County Council, promises to be […]

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Monika Mikotajczuk and Katarzyna Sas with Jakub Mikotajczuk and Wansesa Sas who were doing the cooking at 'A Polish Christmas' on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Hosts ‘A Polish Christmas’ As Part Of Inter-Cultural Programme

December 6, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council hosted a ‘A Polish Christmas’ in a home economics room at the school on Thursday night. Guests were treated to traditional Polish recipes from two parents Monika Mikotajczuk and Katarzyna Sas with the help of Monika’s son Jakub and Katarzyna’s  daughter Wanesa. Those present also learnt […]

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Date Set For 30th Kerry GAA Supporters Club Social

Date Set For 30th Kerry GAA Supporters Club Social

December 6, 2019 at 7:59 am 0 comments

THERE’S much to look back on at this occasion The Kerry GAA Supporters’ Club annual social will mark a milestone this year when the Kingdom faithful gather at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday, January 18. This is the 30th social to be held and it is a very special event […]

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Laura Kelliher, Tanya O'Connor and Mona McLeod looking forward to Santa's Magical Experience and Christmas Markets at John Mitchels GAA Complex in December. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

December 6, 2019 at 7:59 am 0 comments

Less than three weeks to go until Christmas Day and the town will be buzzing with shoppers enjoying the festive atmosphere. Here’s a few things to get up to between the spending… Saturday 1. Magic at Mitchels… JOHN Mitchels are all set to welcome families to ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’ and […]

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Greyhound Bar To Host Christmas Cracker Of A Comedy Night

Greyhound Bar To Host Christmas Cracker Of A Comedy Night

December 5, 2019 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

IF Christmas is the season to be jolly, you won’t be disappointed with a line-up of local comedy talent performing at a special stand-up night later this month. A host of budding comedians will take the stage at the Greyhound Bar on Saturday, December 28 at 8pm. Some of the […]

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‘A Christmas Carol’ To Be Performed In Maddens Next Week

‘A Christmas Carol’ To Be Performed In Maddens Next Week

December 5, 2019 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

MADDENS on Milk Market Lane continues to hold unique events and next week is no exception. Next Thursday, December 12, visitors to the cafe/shop will be treated to a very special performance of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by the fireside. This rehearsed reading of the classic story of Scrooge is arranged […]

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Deputy John Brassil.

Kerry TD’s Alternative Solution To Minister’s Driving Licence Proposal

December 5, 2019 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry, Deputy John Brassil, has written to the Road Safety Authority to establish if the agency can devise a driving licence app which would override the need for people to carry their driving licence with them at all times. Deputy Brassil put forward the idea in […]

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Grace Reidy..

Tralee Swimmer In Programme Aiming To Send Team To 2024 Olympics

December 5, 2019 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

A TEENAGER with Kingdom Swimming Club has been named in the final national squad for the F4-24 Programme. Grace Reidy (14) will take part in the programme for the Swim Ireland Performance team to develop a group of female athletes capable of qualifying a Female 800m Freestyle Relay to the 2024 […]

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