Archive for June 18th, 2014

Lower Rock Street Clean-Up Planned For This Thursday Morning

Lower Rock Street Clean-Up Planned For This Thursday Morning

June 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns committee have announced details of their new business clean street campaign. A different business street in the centre of Tralee will be targeted each Thursday morning starting this Thursday, June 19, when we will see businesses from Lower Rock Street, provide a staff member to come out between […]

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The five members of Tralee Stars Special Olympics team with their medals. Photo by Danielle Courtney

A Special Welcome Home For Our Olympians

June 18, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

By Danielle Courtney TRALEE’S very own Special Olympics club, Tralee Together, returned from the Ireland Special Olympics Games 2014 on a high this Monday. For the first time ever the club had five athletes competing in the four day event, which took place in the University of Limerick. All five […]

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Enda Gee and Daniel Casey of Maguire's Butchers, Caherslee with some of the barbecue meats on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Butchers’ Bonanza As Tralee Goes Barbecue Bonkers

June 18, 2014 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the fine weather might not be good for some businesses in the town centre, as everyone heads to the beach, butchers are doing a roaring trade. We visited some of them to ask how sales have gone since the heatwave started and for any barbecue tips. “It’s very busy […]

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On the beach at Banna were, from left front row: Darlene Lacey, Kate Callaghan, Fay Cox, Sophie Carey, Back Row: Timmy Ryle, Eddie Mooney and Oscar White. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Life’s A Beach, And Then You Fry: Scenes From Banna And Fenit Yesterday

June 18, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY saw the temperatures hit the mid-twenties for the first time this summer, so where else would you go but to hit the beach! We’re spoiled by the beaches we have in the Tralee area so we headed to Banna and Fenit to talk to people on what’s so special about […]

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With some of the collecting scrap were St Brendans Park players Ronan Ballard, Adam Sheehy, Martin Lukeo, Lorcan Ryan, Even Foley, James Charles. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Scrap Metal Collection To Help St Brendan’s Park Club

June 18, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Park lads are always up for a battle on the soccer pitch, but now they’re hoping people will bring the scrap to them this Saturday. St Brendan’s Park FC  is asking everybody to bring all unwanted scrap metal, batteries, electrical goods and dispose of it for free at Christy Leahy […]

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Chris Murray: Business Tax Planning Strategies

Chris Murray: Business Tax Planning Strategies

June 18, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

WHERE the owners of a business are the shareholders there is considerable scope for deciding how profits should be taken out of a company. Firstly, this involves deciding whether to take profit as a salary and/or a dividend. There are sixteen factors one should consider when reviewing whether it is […]

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Recovery Haven All Set For Celebration Of Light

Recovery Haven All Set For Celebration Of Light

June 18, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two days to go until thousands of people around the county take part in a special event in aid of Recovery Haven. The “Celebration of Light” event takes place this Friday at 8pm at 12 locations throughout Kerry. This has become a very important annual community event which gives an […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Stay In The Shades This Summer

June 18, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT is that time of year when sunglasses are needed for soaking up the sun on the beach. They protect our eyes , help prevent crows feet and look good also. When looking for the perfect one, here are some tips. Sunglasses should not […]

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World Cup Tips: Dutch Gold Again And Spain To Bounce Back

World Cup Tips: Dutch Gold Again And Spain To Bounce Back

June 18, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more DID you follow our tips yesterday and catch Belgium winning 2-1 at 7/1? Oh well. Today sees a do or die game for Spain, Australia face the rampant Dutch and Croatia will hope to bounce back against a Cameroon side who failed to impress against Mexico. […]

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