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  • Some of the 1998 Rose of Tralee contestants gathered outside Maddens on Milk Market Lane, with Alison Kelliher (second left) and Aine Kelliher (fifth from left). The former Roses are, from left; Emilia Cirkur (Washington DC), Frances Carley (Dublin), Orla Cusack (Waterford), Liz Gavin (Belgium), Caroline Wilson (Texas), Katie McMahon (New York), Joanna Halloran (South Wales), Siobhan McMahon (Leeds), Rebekah Wall (Kerry) and Emma Hyland (Midlands UK). Photo by Dermot Crean

    The Roses Of 1998 Catch Up After 20 Years

    TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE Rose of Tralee festival has always been an opportunity for former Roses to come back to town to relive some wonderful memories. This was certainly the case for many of the 1998 contestants […]

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  • Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher on stage with Daithi O Se in the Dome for Monday Night's Rose TV show at the Rose of Tralee International Festival 
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    Here’s The Latest Betting For The Rose Of Tralee

    TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee WITH just hours to go until the Rose of Tralee 2018 is crowned, the bookies have a  favourite in Waterford. Kirsten Mate Maher, the 21 year old who is about to study multimedia at Waterford […]

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  • Judy Griffin, Aideen Griffin,  Lauren Griffin and Susan Griffin in the Dome for the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show. Photo by Dermot Crean

    PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Fashion Show In The Dome (Part 2)

    TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE glamour of it all. As you told you yesterday (click here if you missed it), the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show was another roaring success on Sunday night. Hundreds of fashionable ladies watched […]

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  • Kerry Rose Celine O'Shea on stage with Daithi O Se in the Dome for Monday Night's Rose TV show at the Rose of Tralee International Festival 
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    Celine Shines As Kerry Rose In TV Interview

    TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE Kerry Rose charmed the audience in the Dome on Monday night as she was interviewed live on stage by Dáithí. The 25 year old from Foilmore looked beautiful in a red dress and also […]

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  • ROSE FESTIVAL: Four Things To See And Do Today

    ROSE FESTIVAL: Four Things To See And Do Today

    TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee It’s the final day of the festival but why not see it off in style. Here’s a few things to get up to today… 1. Family time… Family Town is still in full swing […]

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Bernie O'Flaherty, Fiona Leahy and Elaine Harris in The Rose Hotel prior to going into the Dome for the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Awesome Night Of Style At Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show (Part 1)

August 20, 2018 at 5:31 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show is brought to you by AIB Tralee A FANTASTIC night of fashion came to the Dome once again with the annual Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday. Ireland’s super model, Alannah Beirne was the special guest on the catwalk while […]

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Gardaí Investigate Two Assaults In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Two Assaults In Tralee

August 20, 2018 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating two separate assaults which happened over the weekend in town. Late on Saturday night/Sunday morning a man was assaulted in the Boherbee area of town. At about 3.15am, he was involved in an argument with a man and a woman and ended up in hospital […]

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Martina Lawless and Caroline Lynch at the finish of the Rose of Tralee 10k race on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy The Rose Of Tralee 10k Race

August 20, 2018 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee 10k race is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE rain of the previous night had cleared away, so runners enjoyed dry weather for the annual Rose of Tralee 10k Race on Sunday morning. Over 400 participants took off from the Tralee Bay […]

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Billy Ryle: Kerry CAO Applicants Do Exceptionally Well In Securing Places

Billy Ryle: Kerry CAO Applicants Do Exceptionally Well In Securing Places

August 20, 2018 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Billy Ryle says 70% for Kerry students who sat the Leaving Cert will go on to Higher Education… Kerry’s CAO applicants  have done exceptionally well in Round One of college offers which went online at 6am on Monday morning. On a pro-rata population basis, Kerry’s CAO applicants are up there […]

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Castleisland Members' Golf Club captains, Maryann Downes and Denis O'Sullivan at the announcement of details of the club's Play in Pink Charity Classic for Breast Cancer Research due at the Castleisland course on August 25th and 26th. Photograph: John Reidy

Play In Pink For Breast Cancer Research

August 20, 2018 at 10:55 am 0 comments

THERE was nobody more qualified than Castleisland Members’ Golf Club Lady Captain, Maryann Downes when it came organising a charity golf outing for Breast Cancer Research. The Brosna native’s qualifications came layered and wrapped in experience. Ms. Downes was there. Ms Downes survived. It’s the backdrop of that interruption to the […]

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The book of roses in the Town Park.

ROSE FESTIVAL: Four Things To See And Do Today

August 20, 2018 at 10:41 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee This will brighten up you Monday. There’s still loads to see and do around town all day and all of the night… 1. Family fun all over town… The weekend may be over but […]

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John Tuite, Alanna Maharaj, Judy Dillane, Claire Murphy, Geraldine Lennon and Benny Murphy at the Rose Ball on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Final Part Of Our Rose Ball Coverage (Part 4)

August 19, 2018 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Ball is brought to you by AIB Tralee AND finally! The social highlight of the year is deserving of many, many photographs and that’s just what we’ve brought you. You’ve seen many images from us over yesterday and today (click here, here and here if you […]

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PHOTOS: Rose Of #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: Rose Of #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 19, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. With the week that’s in it, let’s see some Rose of Tralee related snappery this week… If […]

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PHOTOS: Crowds And Roses Brave The Elements For The Annual Parade

August 19, 2018 at 1:37 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee IT wasn’t looking good for a while last night as the wind and rain lashed the streets of Tralee. The crowds were thin on the ground too, even up to 8.30pm when the parade […]

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Marian Murphy Cooney, Niamh Kelly and Jean Maguire at the Rose Ball on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Social Event Of The Year (Part 3)

August 19, 2018 at 11:19 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Ball is brought to you by AIB Tralee SO you’ve seen some of the style from Friday night’s Rose Ball in our previous posts (click here and here if you missed them) and here’s part 3 of our photos. It was the social highlight of […]

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Rachel Durran, Shane Durran and Christine Gallagher at the Rose Ball on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Amazing Style From The Rose Ball (Part 2)

August 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Ball is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE Rose Ball provided the usual mix of style, entertainment and fun at the Festival Dome on Friday night. As we told you earlier (click here if you missed it), there was well over a thousand guests […]

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Myra and Damian Greer, Aidan and Denise O'Mahony at the Rose Ball on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fabulous Glamour At The Rose Ball (Part 1)

August 18, 2018 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Ball is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE most glamorous night of the year in Kerry didn’t disappoint last night as well over a thousand people converged on the Dome for the Rose Ball. A champagne reception greeted the guests as they entered the […]

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Fantastic colour at the parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

ROSE FESTIVAL: Five Things To See And Do Today

August 18, 2018 at 11:17 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee Saturday of the festival always draws the biggest crowds to town thanks to the parade, but there’s loads to see and do before and after it… 1. Hit the market… It’s proving a big […]

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The Galway Rose Deirdre O'Sullivan with London Rose Gráinne Hawkes  at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The 32 Roses Through To The TV Shows

August 18, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee THERE were 57 Roses, but now it’s down to 32. The Roses have had a fantastic week so far, but there had to be disappointment for 25 of them as the cut for the […]

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Know Your Rights: Appealing Your Leaving Cert Results

August 18, 2018 at 9:22 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 am unhappy with the result in one of my Leaving Cert subjects and think that I should have got a higher grade. How can I get the grade […]

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'The Meg'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘The Meg’ Is More Of A Damp Squib Of A Movie

August 18, 2018 at 9:22 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘The Meg’ is an awful mess of a movie… With low expectations, but high anticipation of a brain-vacation movie forthcoming, I took my comfy seat at Tralee Omniplex ready to marvel at the wonderful world of CGI effects, shriek at the horror of 70ft […]

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Daithí Ó Sé on a visit to Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

ROSE FESTIVAL: A Busy Day Of Fun Around Town

August 17, 2018 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee FRIDAY saw big crowds in the town centre as the festival fun kicked off in earnest. The stalls were set up in the town centre — this year facing on to the shops on […]

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Rainfall Warning Issued For Saturday Night

August 17, 2018 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

LET’S hope the parade goes off on time tomorrow night! While the rain has so far been light today and tomorrow looks dry, things aren’t looking so good for Saturday night. The remnants of tropical Storm Ernesto is on the way and has prompted Met Eireann to issue a Status […]

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Taking off in the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ardfert School To Host Children’s Cycle Event In September

August 17, 2018 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

PREPARATIONS for the second annual Ardfert Annual Kids’ Cycle have moved into top gear as the event is just four weeks away. Taking place on Sunday, September 16 at 12pm, children have the option of a 5km or 10km cycle. At last year’s inaugural kids cycle, 58 kids who were […]

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ROSE FESTIVAL: Family Entertainment Truly Kicks Off The Festival Today

ROSE FESTIVAL: Family Entertainment Truly Kicks Off The Festival Today

August 17, 2018 at 9:23 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee WHILE the Roses have been here since Wednesday, for many the festival really kicks off today with the food stalls, street entertainment and Family Town in the Town Park in place for the next […]

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The crowds in The Mall on Saturday.

ROSE FESTIVAL: Six Things To See And Do Today

August 17, 2018 at 9:20 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee The Festival is here and there’s a whole lot to do today. Here’s just a few suggestions… 1. Market research… A variety of food, arts and crafts stalls are in place from 9am to […]

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The monument to mark Neil Armstrong Way which has just been erected. Photo by Johnnie Wall

Stone Monument And Information Panel Erected To Mark Neil Armstrong Way

August 16, 2018 at 4:28 pm 3 comments

MANY people may not even know that the walkway in the Town Park close to Siamsa Tíre running to Princes Street is called Neil Armstrong Way but that’s about to change. A stone monument has just been erected at the walkway with new information panels giving details about the first man […]

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'Live Forever — Oasis Tribute' play The Square on Friday night.

ROSE FESTIVAL: The Square Will Rock To Oasis, Stones And Neil Diamond Tribute Acts

August 16, 2018 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE Square is always a popular spot at night during the Festival, especially with locals, and if rock is your thing then you won’t be disappointed this year with some great free entertainment. Tribute […]

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San Francisco Rose Annie Powers with Grace and Muireann O'Shaughnessy from Laois at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

ROSE FESTIVAL: Roses With Kerry Links Delighted Be Coming To Tralee

August 16, 2018 at 11:35 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee EVERY year there’s a number of Rose of Tralee contestants with links to Kerry and of course this year is no different. We caught up with a few of them when they arrived at […]

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The Kerry Rose Celine O'Shea with her parents Eileen and John at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

ROSE FESTIVAL: Celine’s Having An Amazing Time As Kerry Rose

August 16, 2018 at 10:14 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE Rose Hotel was buzzing yesterday as the 57 Roses arrived for their weeklong stay. Among them was the Kerry Rose Celine O’Shea who was delighted to be representing her county at the Festival. […]

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Breda Loughlin, Linda Davis, Ewan Davis and John Davis at the Celebration of Light at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Celebration Of Light’ Held At The Wetlands

August 16, 2018 at 9:32 am 0 comments

THE weather dried up just in time for the start of the seventh annual Recovery Haven ‘Celebration of Light’ at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday night. It had rained heavily about a half an hour beforehand and things weren’t looking good for those present, but thankfully the rain subsided and the […]

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Amy Walsh, Emma Daly, Emma Lynch and Brogan Rogers with their Leaving Cert results at Presentation Tralee on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Leaving Cert Results Are In For Tralee Students

August 15, 2018 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

HAPPINESS, nervousness, and for some, a little disappointment were among the emotions evident at schools around the country this morning as thousands of students collected their Leaving Cert results. There were 1,727 Kerry students among them and hundreds were from Tralee schools, so we called around this morning to see what […]

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Gardaí And RSA To Bring ‘Roll Over Simulator’ To Tralee

Gardaí And RSA To Bring ‘Roll Over Simulator’ To Tralee

August 15, 2018 at 8:51 am 0 comments

PEOPLE will have the chance to use the ‘Roll Over Simulator’ when An Garda Síochána and Road Safety Authority (RSA) bring a display and information stand to the small Tesco car park in the town centre between 10am and 6pm on this Saturday. The interactive road safety experience simulator is highly effective in […]

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14-8-2018: Grace Madden with a special birthday cake celebrating Listowel Races 160th year pictured on Tuesday with John Galvin and Brenda Daly at the launch of the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival (Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th of September) which will feature The Kerry National on Sept 12th, Ladies Day on Sept 14th and Listowel Tidy Towns Best Presentation of an Up cycled/Restyled or Authentic Vintage Outfit  Sept 15th.
Photo: Don MacMonagle†

This year Listowel Race Company are celebrating 160 years of racing at the scenic course, and racing highlights include the Ä40,000 Kerry Group Handicap Steeplechase (Sunday 9th); the Ä200,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase, Grade A (Wednesday 12th) and the Ä100,000 Ladbrokes Ireland Handicap Hurdle, Grade B on (Thursday 13th). 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.

The meeting opens on Sunday 9th of September with the Kerry Group Family Day, and other social highlights include the Best Dressed Man, on Thursday 13th and the Listowel Tidy Town / An Taisce - Best Presentation of an Up cycled/Restyled or Authentic Vintage Outfit on Saturday 15th of September. The fashion highlight, judged by Aoibhin Garrihy assisted by Marietta Doran, is the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day on Friday 14th of September with a total cash prize fund of Ä6,500 and the opportunity to win a Honda Civic for a year.

Admission is only Ä20 each day / OAP / Students: Ä12 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.

Further info: orla@upfrontprgroup.eu

Serious Racing, Fun And Fashion At Listowel Races This September

August 15, 2018 at 8:50 am 0 comments

THE Listowel Racing Company is celebrating 160 years of racing at the scenic course this year and they are promising some fantastic entertainment. The festival, which takes place from Sunday, September 9 to Saturday, September 15, was launched at the course on Tuesday and the racing highlights over the seven days […]

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Conor Keane.

Listowel Man’s Documentary To Air On RTE Radio 1 This Weekend

August 15, 2018 at 8:50 am 1 comment

A RADIO documentary narrated and produced by a Listowel man Conor Keane will air on RTE Radio 1 this weekend. ‘In Shame, Love, In Shame’ tells the story behind the famous song written by Sean McCarthy. In 1946, in an act of defiance against the local clergy, a group of […]

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