Archive for June, 2014

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tidy Towns And Businesses To Clean Upper Castle Street

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Paul Geaney has a great opportunity to show what he can do against Mayo this Sunday in the All Ireland Semi-Final. Photo by Dermot Crean

Clare v Kerry: Five Things We Learned From The Match

June 23, 2014 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE green and gold will march on to a Munster final date in Cork in two weeks time after their 1-17 to 1-13 victory over Clare in Ennis yesterday. But there were more than a couple of nervous moments and a few shaky performances on […]

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St Pat’s Blennerville News

St Pat’s Blennerville News

June 23, 2014 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €11,100. The numbers drawn were 10, 12, 20 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Dominic O’Brien c/o Rock St PO; Pat McMahon c/o Tony Casey; Lean Nolan c/o Quane’s Bar; Pat Roche c/o Mono Ryle & Mary […]

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Austin Stacks Juvenile News

Austin Stacks Juvenile News

June 23, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

FAOI 6: (i) Our Under 6 footballers take on the might of Legion (Killarney) in Connolly Park at 6pm this Thursday. Táimid ag tnúth go mór leis! (ii) Sunday morning football as usual at 11.00am in Caherslee. FAOI 8: (i) We had some tremendous games in glorious sunshine at the […]

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St Ita's and St Joseph's student, Catherine Moriarty is congratulated by young friends after her certificate was presented to her by Kerry GAA stars Darran O'Sullivan and Kieran Donaghy. Also included is Principal Grace Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean

GAA Stars Hand Out Awards In St Ita’s And St Joseph’s

June 23, 2014 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME special guests turned up at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh on Friday for their annual graduation ceremony. Inter-county GAA stars, Kieran Donaghy and Darran O’Sullivan were on hand to make presentations to graduating pupils at the school who received FETAC qualifications and Leaving Certificate awards in […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club News

June 23, 2014 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10/Girls Training as usual in Healy Park on Saturday next at 11am. U8s U8s took part in the “Go Games Blitz” held in Na Gaeil on Thursday last. There were two teams and both played very well showing off the skills they have being learning at training. Players to […]

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Mary O’Donnell: No One Ever Grows Old At The Table

Mary O’Donnell: No One Ever Grows Old At The Table

June 23, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more GEORGE Bernard Shaw once wrote there is no sincerer love than the love of food, and by eating the right glorious food we can improve our skin. I’m so with Georgie. Dull and lack lustre skin, often follows from poor diet, with poor digestive health. […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA News

Tralee Parnells GAA News

June 23, 2014 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Congratulations Brian on your win at Féile Massive congratulations to Brian Lonergan who came 4th in the overall Féile Skills competition and won the Christy Ring section of the competition in Armagh. All the Parnells club are very proud of your great performance. We are still a very young club, […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

June 23, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Second Swim – The second swim in. The World Series for The Paddy O’Sullivan Cup, took place last Monday night in spectacular conditions again, with the sun shining and sea flat. There were a total of 85 swimmers taking part with the race starting at the bathing slip, around the […]

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Sport: Late Miss Sinks John Mitchels In Ardfert

Sport: Late Miss Sinks John Mitchels In Ardfert

June 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Ardfert 1-9 John Mitchels 1-8 THERE was heartbreak for John Mitchels as this Intermediate County Championship Quarter Final went right to the final kick of the game at Ardfert on Saturday night. But midfielder Brian Costello missed a twenty yard free which would have levelled […]

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