Archive for May, 2014

Getting Ready For Summer In CH

Getting Ready For Summer In CH

May 3, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 100 ladies were treated to an evening of beauty tricks and fashion tips in CH Chemists on Friday night. “We’re just giving a little advice on beauty and fashion for the season ahead,” said Sandra Rusk of Weardrobe boutique. Both Sandra and Helen Lawlor Parker, who recently won the […]

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Review: Ups And Downs On A Fine Pixies Return

Review: Ups And Downs On A Fine Pixies Return

May 3, 2014 at 8:13 am 2 comments

ARTIST: Pixies ALBUM: Indie Cindy By Zach Buggy THE comeback of Pixies has received quite a mixed response to say the least. It was over ten years ago that Black Francis and co. began touring again, and for all the naysayers and negative nellys that called it a ‘cash-grab’, the […]

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Euromillions/New Car Double For Kathleen

Euromillions/New Car Double For Kathleen

May 2, 2014 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union member, Kathleen Twomey, won’t forget last Friday (April 25) in a hurry. Not only did she win €100 in the Euromillions that night, but she also was informed she was the owner of a brand new Citroen C4.    The win came thanks to the Tralee Credit […]

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Video Of Men At Reopening Of Kerry Pub Goes Viral

May 2, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

A VIDEO of three men supping pints and cracking jokes at the reopening of the ‘highest pub in Ireland’ in Coom on the Kerry Cork border has gone viral. The pub was destroyed in a fire two years ago which left locals in the area without a place to meet up […]

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Seven Tralee Culinary ‘Institutions’

Seven Tralee Culinary ‘Institutions’

May 2, 2014 at 8:37 am 7 comments

If you were asked what foods you’d associate with Tralee (past or present) what would you pick?  Dermot Crean makes his choices 1. Barry’s Pan Loaf – Aah, the smell of the fresh bread. Aah, the combination of the hard crust and the fluffy dough. Aah, the way you’d actually eat the […]

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Profile: Graham Spring Tees Off For His First Election

Profile: Graham Spring Tees Off For His First Election

May 2, 2014 at 7:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE machine keeps on going. Another election, another new Spring on the ticket for Labour. It’s a name synonymous with Kerry (and national) politics and Graham Spring says he is determined to give his all to try to emulate the achievements of his grandfather Dan, uncle Dick, aunt Maeve and brother […]

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‘Pensioner’ Kingdom County Fair Never Gets Old

‘Pensioner’ Kingdom County Fair Never Gets Old

May 1, 2014 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kingdom County Fair turns the pension age this year as huge crowds are expected to flood into Ballybeggan Race Course on Sunday, May 11. The 65th Fair, which is the second biggest in Munster, will have bundles of things on offer for what is seen as a great family […]

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Kerry Cumann Na mBan To Be Celebrated At Library

Kerry Cumann Na mBan To Be Celebrated At Library

May 1, 2014 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Library will host a lecture titled ‘Cumann na mBan in Kerry 1914 – 1923’ on Thursday, May 15 at 7.30 pm to commemorate the centenary of its foundation. Neglected by the history books, the stories of the heroic women of Cumann na mBan remained quietly within families who cherished their […]

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Ferris: Adams Arrest Was “Politically Motivated”

Ferris: Adams Arrest Was “Politically Motivated”

May 1, 2014 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Fein North Kerry Deputy, Martin Ferris, said the arrest of Gerry Adams last night, to answer questions in relation to the disappearance and murder of Jean McConville,  was “politically motivated”. The Ardfert politician was speaking on Radio Kerry’s ‘Kerry Today’ programme on Thursday morning. “This was politically motivated, the intent is […]

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KDL Weekend Preview 2nd, 4th, 5th of May

KDL Weekend Preview 2nd, 4th, 5th of May

May 1, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Friday Denny Premier A Park FC v Camp United, 7pm Tommy Healey Memorial Cup Tralee Athletic v Tralee Dynamos 7pm Park have their eye on qualification for the league final and got themselves into second place last weekend after a 5-0 win against Tralee rivals Spa Road. Every point is […]

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€1m Price Tag On Tralee Hotel

€1m Price Tag On Tralee Hotel

May 1, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Central Hotel in Maine Street has come on the market with a guide price of €1m. The hotel, formerly known as the Abbey Gate, was run by the Carlton Hotel group from 2013 and rebranded as the Tralee Central Hotel. It closed its doors in January of this […]

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