Archive for June, 2014

World Cup Tips: South Koreans To Go Through…And Pigs To Fly!

World Cup Tips: South Koreans To Go Through…And Pigs To Fly!

June 26, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more D-DAY arrives for the teams of Groups G and H today with only Belgium absolutely guaranteed of qualifying from the eight teams, although big wins by the USA and Ghana can only deny Germany of advancing. Not. Gonna. Happen. USA v Germany If Germany were already qualified […]

Read more ›
At the history of Ballymullen book launch at the library were the author Robert Tangney and his wife Evelyn Tangney.

Big Turnout For ‘History Of Ballymullen Barracks’ Book Launch

June 26, 2014 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A LARGE crowd came to the launch of the book, ‘The History of Ballymullen Barracks’, in Tralee library on Tuesday night. The author is Kerry County Council employee, Robert Tangney, who decided to write it in his late father Denis’s honour. Denis, who hailed from the area, had said he […]

Read more ›
Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

June 26, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was the year the Spice Girls ruled the planet, Leo and Kate became megastars because of some boat movie and Princess Diana’s death shocked the world. But for the Class of 97, school was out for good as they graduated from Balloonagh Secondary. […]

Read more ›
Mark Leen with his new concert DVD 'The Final Curtain' filmed at his farewell shows in the INEC back in January 2013. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark’s Fans Face ‘The Final Curtain’ On Concert Film

June 26, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S been 18 months in the making but Mark Leen’s final shows as Emerald Elvis have finally made it to the small screen with the release of ‘The Final Curtain’ Concert DVD. Singer-songwriter Mark played three sell-out shows in the INEC in January 2013, […]

Read more ›
Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 26, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Having played in numerous bands that have rocked the pubs and clubs of Tralee down the years, Ross Brassil is a well known musician in town. Here is a selection of the songs that have shaped him… Pearl Jam – Alive I was fortunate enough […]

Read more ›
Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

June 26, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT should be an action-packed day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday when they hold a Fun Family Open Day. The Kerry Rose, Mary Hickey will on hand to raise the Green Flag at the centre at 3.15pm  and Kelliher’s Mills, Farm Garden and Pet Supplies will bring along baby chicks on […]

Read more ›
Bridie Courtney of the Chernobyl Children's Foundation in the Austin Stacks clubhouse with some of the children who flew in from Belarus this week, from left: Valeteina Marosha, Anlina Hoza, Anstasia Ivashkeich, Diana Marosakao, Sabrina Biryna.

Belarus Girl Alina Keeps Up Family Link To Tralee

June 25, 2014 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks clubhouse was a hive of activity on Tuesday night as it hosted a party for children from Belarus as part of their annual holiday, thanks to the Chernobyl Children’s Fund. This year was made even more special by the arrival of Alina Moza, whose mother Natillia was one […]

Read more ›
Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

June 25, 2014 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more IT’S been six years since punters could enjoy horse racing during the Rose of Tralee International Festival, but there’s good news for race-goers because Ballybeggan Park will host the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championship in August. Tralee Chamber Alliance has announced that the […]

Read more ›
Less Than 24 Hours From Tulsa Orchestra’s Performance

Less Than 24 Hours From Tulsa Orchestra’s Performance

June 25, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A SIXTEEN piece ​Youth Orchestra from Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, ​ will be performing in St John’s Church of Ireland this Thursday at 7.30pm.​ ​ Admission is free.​ The Youth Orchestra are on a tour of Ireland where they are playing in Waterford, Galway and Dublin and they’re very […]

Read more ›
Kerry Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

Library Throws Down Summer Reading Challenge To Children

June 25, 2014 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more TRALEE Library is welcoming children to participate in a fantastic adventure that will keep them reading throughout the school summer holidays, the Summer Reading Challenge. The Reading Challenge has a fantasy theme, called Mythical Maze. It will take young readers into a magical land where […]

Read more ›
Eoin Kelliher, Financial Planning Partner (QFA) and Niall Hobbert of BTS Fitness at the 'Build A Better Business' run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International at the Fels Point Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Good Turnout For Networking Evening In Fels Point

June 25, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE ‘Build A Better Business’ networking evening generated much interest among the business community and was well attended in the Fels Point Hotel last night. The event was run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International, which helps people generate new business through networking […]

Read more ›
The Tralee Tidy Towns volunteers in Ashe Street about to start their clean up, Front from left: Greta O'Rourke, Joan O'Regan, Paula Duggen, Back row from left: Billy Baker and Marco Must. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tidy Towns And Businesses To Clean Upper Castle Street

June 25, 2014 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tidy Towns team will be out again on Thursday, this time helping out the businesses in Upper Castle Street. After last Thursday’s great success on Rock Street, businesses are asked to come out to help volunteers between 10.30-11am for the second Business Street Clean. Later that evening the volunteers will meet up […]

Read more ›
IT Tralee Hosts TRADEIT Summer Academy

IT Tralee Hosts TRADEIT Summer Academy

June 25, 2014 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

The TRADEIT Entrepreneurial Summer Academy, recently hosted by the Institute of Technology, Tralee, was a three day intensive entrepreneurial and innovative training programme to Post Graduate Food Researchers and Research Centre Managers active in the Traditional Agri-food Sector. The 26 Academy participants were selected from the top food researchers and […]

Read more ›
Orlagh Winters: How To Look Great On The Beach

Orlagh Winters: How To Look Great On The Beach

June 25, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more   WELL now haven’t we been the lucky ducks with the sunshine? The fine weather is simply wonderful and it puts a smile on your face and a perk in your step. By now us ladies have bodies that would not be out of […]

Read more ›
World Cup Tips: Swiss And Nigerians To Go Through

World Cup Tips: Swiss And Nigerians To Go Through

June 25, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

ALL spots have yet to be decided in today’s games but only Argentina are guaranteed of a place in the next round. Mind you, it would take a massive swing in goal difference to oust France. Nigeria v Argentina 5pm The west Africans were dire in their opening round match against Iran, […]

Read more ›
Photos: The Best Of The Tralee Sunshine On Social Media

Photos: The Best Of The Tralee Sunshine On Social Media

June 24, 2014 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WE have been spoiled with incredible weather over the two weeks, but with Met Eireann predicting rain tomorrow it looks like it could be all over for the moment. Over the past couple of weeks, many of you have taken to social media to show off […]

Read more ›
Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

June 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State at the Department of for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Alan Kelly, was in town last Friday to  officially launch the new Phase of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway (Casements Railway Station-Rock Street section) as part of the National Cycle Network. The launch was held in the green area of Casement’s Avenue and while there […]

Read more ›
World Cup Tips: Will Suarez Continue His Blitz?

World Cup Tips: Will Suarez Continue His Blitz?

June 24, 2014 at 11:02 am 1 comment

It’s the final round of matches in Groups B and C with only two more spots available to make it through to the knockout stages. The game of the day is Italy v Uruguay while England play Costa Rica. It’s Greece v Ivory coast later and Japan v Columbia.  Italy […]

Read more ›
Andrea Hogan, with her children Saoirse and Brian, promoting the Breast Cancer Fundraiser which takes place in McElligott's Ardfert on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Comes Together For Andrea’s Fundraiser

June 24, 2014 at 10:46 am 2 comments

Click on above ad for more THE Ardfert community has come together to help a woman, recently diagnosed with breast cancer, to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Ardfert mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), turned the news of her diagnosis into a positive […]

Read more ›
VIDEO: Summer Fashions With Danielle – Jasmine Boutique

VIDEO: Summer Fashions With Danielle – Jasmine Boutique

June 24, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S summer and with so many weddings, race meetings, fashion events and nights on the town to be negotiated, ladies need to dress the part. TraleeToday.ie’s Danielle Courtney, went to Jasmine Boutique on Russell Street and spoke to owner, Diane Jeffers, about what’s in for […]

Read more ›
John Mitchels Club News

John Mitchels Club News

June 24, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

INTERMEDIATED CHAMPIONSHIP. John Mitchels 1-8 Ardfert 1-9 With a very much depleted team we put up a gallant performance away to Ardfert in the second round last Saturday evening. Ardfert had the aid of a strong breeze in the first half but for long periods of the half we were […]

Read more ›
At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

June 24, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

‘A Million Ways To Die In The West’ By John Lyons SETH MacFarlane is a busy man. In the last 15 years he’s created three cartoons: Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show. He’s done most of the voice-acting and directing on all of them, not to mention writing, animating […]

Read more ›
Kilflynn Festival Will Be Enchanting For Children

Kilflynn Festival Will Be Enchanting For Children

June 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more KILFLYNN will host the most magical event of the summer this coming weekend in the shape of the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival. The Kilflynn Fairy Council are inviting all children and adults to come to the event to celebrate the International Year of the Family. On Saturday there will […]

Read more ›
‘Morning Ireland’ Comes Looking For Good News In Kerry

‘Morning Ireland’ Comes Looking For Good News In Kerry

June 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

RTÉ Radio 1’s flagship news programme, Morning Ireland, is coming to Kerry and is looking to bring interesting, unheard stories and voices to the station’s listeners. Reporter Cian McCormack is travelling on his bike for two weeks in July stopping in towns, villages and communities from Cork to Kerry to Donegal along the […]

Read more ›
World Cup Tips: Aussies Good Value And Croatia To Advance

World Cup Tips: Aussies Good Value And Croatia To Advance

June 23, 2014 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WHAT an incredible weekend of shocks we had – which put paid to all of our predictions! Portugal scuppered the only shock we actually predicted in the dying seconds against the US. We just can’t catch a break. Today it’s the beginning of the end of […]

Read more ›
Molly and Aoife Sheehy at the Country Flowers stand at the Transition Kerry mini-village in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Mini-Village Springs Up In The Park For Féile na mBláth

June 23, 2014 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

ANYONE in the Town Park at the weekend would have stumbled upon a mini-village filled with eco-friendly smells and sounds. “We’ve set up a Transition Village here, where we have cooking demonstrations, homemade ice-cream, local artists and herbalists displaying their work,” said  Niamh Ní Dhúill of Transition Kerry. “We’re trying to […]

Read more ›
St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

June 23, 2014 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

CLUB WEBSITE; Our Club website is available on www.stbrendansparkfc.com. All the latest club information can be found here. All coaches are asked to submit match reports and squad photos as soon as they can after matches so that they can be posted on the site. We can also be found on Facebook […]

Read more ›
Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

June 23, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO Ballymac Lotto draw was held in Ballygarry House on 16th June 2014 for a jackpot of €2,000. Numbers drawn were 1,19,21,26. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Jimmy Lawlor, Abbeydorney 2. Denis Fitzgerald, Magh 3. Sheila Garry, Ennis 4. Anne Leen, Kilmore 5. Frank O Connor, Ashill Jackpot […]

Read more ›
Learning About Islam At The Brandon

Learning About Islam At The Brandon

June 23, 2014 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of visitors to the Brandon Hotel on Saturday for the second annual Discover Islam open day. Organised by the Kerry Islamic Outreach Society, the event had a number of stands detailing what Islam is all about and telling of the Society’s work in the community. “It’s […]

Read more ›
Austin Stacks Club News

Austin Stacks Club News

June 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

U14 FÉILE: All in the Senior Club wish our Juveniles and their Mentors (who include Gene O’Donnell, Michael Chips Clifford, Mike Casey, Dave Scanlon and Paudie McQuinn and all their backroom team) the best of luck as they travel to Barna, on the edge of the Connemara Gaeltacht, to represent […]

Read more ›

image