Archive for September, 2014

Churchill News

Churchill News

September 30, 2014 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

GAA Div 4 Co. League – Churchill 1-7 Cordal 0-10 Churchill welcomed Cordal to The Spa on Saturday night in a ‘must-win’ game for both teams to maintain their push for promotion. The home team were boosted by Ivan Parker’s return to the Churchill forward line, having missed the last […]

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Ciara Brosnan of Shindig, outside the new Shindig store in Manor West Retail Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Parking Issue Influences Shindig To Branch Out To Manor West

September 30, 2014 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

ONE of Tralee’s fashion institutions, Shindig, have opened a store in Manor West Retail Park – but this doesn’t spell the end for the Shindig store on Russell Street where they have been for 25 years. “We’ve opened a store in Manor because it’s more convenient,” said owner, Gary Brosnan. “Parking […]

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Tralee Could Host Europe-wide Entente Florale Ceremony In 2016

Tralee Could Host Europe-wide Entente Florale Ceremony In 2016

September 30, 2014 at 11:39 am 1 comment

  NOW that Tralee secured a Gold Medal in the Entente Florale competition on Friday, thoughts are now turning to the possibility hosting the awards ceremony in two years time to coincide with the celebrations to mark 800 years since the founding of the town. The Tralee delegation of John […]

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Orlagh Winters: We’re Spoiled For Choice In Our Local Shops

Orlagh Winters: We’re Spoiled For Choice In Our Local Shops

September 30, 2014 at 10:19 am 0 comments

OK so it is too warm to wear a jacket or coat yet so what is the solution, especially for that special occasion? A Pashmina of course! Strolling through town on Saturday I popped in to ‘That’s Perfect’ where there is every possible colour and print available. The great thing […]

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Public Speaking And PR Courses From The Experts

Public Speaking And PR Courses From The Experts

September 30, 2014 at 10:06 am 0 comments

THERE are two courses starting up soon for anyone who is interested in improving their public speaking skills and wants to learn how the media works. An eight-week public speaking and presentation course will be held at The Meadowlands Hotel starting this Saturday, October 4, 10am – midday Aimed at anyone who wants […]

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Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

September 30, 2014 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Chartered Physiotherapist, Dr Derek Griffin, on the problem 0f Shin-splints… 1. Introduction Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or “shin splints” is a common running-related injury with approximately 15% of novice runners reporting shin pain within a year of starting running. The problem is often difficult to manage with recent evidence […]

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Kilkenny Hurling team doctor and Traleeman, Dr Tadhg Crowley.

Meet The Tralee Man Who Has Kilkenny Hurling In Good Health

September 30, 2014 at 9:54 am 0 comments

YOU might be surprised to learn that at the heart of of the most successful hurling team of all time is a Tralee man. Dr Tadhg Crowley originally from Oakpark, has been the chief medic for nine All-Ireland winning Kilkenny hurling sides. The most recent of which coming last Saturday […]

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John Mitchels Club News 29/09/14

John Mitchels Club News 29/09/14

September 30, 2014 at 9:45 am 0 comments

JOHN MITCHELS SPORTS COMPLEX Our Sports Complex at Camp Ballyseedy is available for bookings on the Sports Hall and All Weather pitch. The Complex is also open for children’s parties. Further information contact the Club reception on 066 7197070. SENIOR MEN John Mitchels 1-10 Gneevegullla 0-13 We were away to […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

September 29, 2014 at 9:52 pm 0 comments

NA GAEIL SENIOR In the second last game of the League campaign Na Gaeil extend their unbeaten run with a good away win against Cromane, played in ideal conditions. Mike Griffin opened up Na Gaeil’s account with a superbly taken goal within minutes of the start, followed by a quick […]

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Austin Stacks Juvenile News

Austin Stacks Juvenile News

September 29, 2014 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

PEIL FAOI 6: See you all again next Sunday, boys! What a joy to see these future stars among the 100+ young Rock footballers playing good quality caid on Sunday morning! Is fearr An Charraig….an club is fearr gan dabht! FAOI 8: The finals of the Kevin Barry and Bracker […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

September 29, 2014 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

Juveniles U6/8/10 Girls and Boys Our U8 and 10 boys travelled to Kilcummin on Saturday last and played some very skilful games where all their hard work is paying off. Kilcummin will be paying a return visit on Saturday next. They will be bringing U6, 8, and 10 boys and […]

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MEP Wants Tralee Railway Tourism Facility Reopened

MEP Wants Tralee Railway Tourism Facility Reopened

September 29, 2014 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

MUNSTER MEP, Deirdre Clune, met with a delegation from the Tralee Chamber Alliance and tourism-related interests at the National Ploughing Championships last week and said she wanted to see the steam train railway line from Blennerville to the Wetlands reopened. “I spoke to Kieran Ruttledge from Tralee Chamber who outlined a […]

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St Pats Club News 29/09/14

St Pats Club News 29/09/14

September 29, 2014 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

Lotto There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €12,500. The numbers drawn were 02, 07, 20 & 22. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Eileen Quill, Lohercannon; Jim O’Hara, Blennerville; Sarah Buckley, Derrymore; James Counihan, Ballyseede & Katie Moriarty, Curraheen. This week’s jackpot will be €12,600 and […]

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A Celebration Of Irish Culture At The Meadowlands

A Celebration Of Irish Culture At The Meadowlands

September 29, 2014 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

IRISH lovers are asked to come together for what’s billed as ‘A Weekend of Language and Culture and Literature’ which will kick off this Friday night at the Meadowlands Hotel. The Irish language event, Éigse Fhilí Chiarraí 2014, begins on Friday night at 8pm with a slide presentation of Kerry’s Flora and […]

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An Garda Síochána

Gardaí Investigate Window Smashing In Connolly Park

September 29, 2014 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are looking for information regarding the breaking of a window in Connolly Park on Sunday night. A garden ornament was used to break the window of house number 139 in the estate at around 10pm. If anyone was passing around that time and saw anything suspicious, they are asked to […]

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St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

September 29, 2014 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching .Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The following are the times for […]

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Ballyheigue Woman Wins €68,000 In Prizes On RTE Show

Ballyheigue Woman Wins €68,000 In Prizes On RTE Show

September 29, 2014 at 12:38 pm 1 comment

A BALLYHEIGUE woman scooped €68,000 in prizes on the Winning Streak RTE gameshow on Saturday night. Julie (40), a team supervisor for a company calling Cullen Cleaning, was supported in Dublin by her son Alex (21) and daughter and Leanne (13) among other friends and family. She has six siblings – brothers John, […]

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Get Snapping For The Tralee Chamber Alliance Photo Competition

Get Snapping For The Tralee Chamber Alliance Photo Competition

September 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

FOLLOWING the great success of last year’s ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ contest, Tralee Chamber Alliance will be sponsoring and running a Photo Competition called “Images of Tralee”. All photographers both amateur and professional are invited to make submissions and there is a prize fund of €1,000 up for tabs The aim is […]

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Pharmacy Giant Buys Ryle And DeLacy Businesses

Pharmacy Giant Buys Ryle And DeLacy Businesses

September 29, 2014 at 11:24 am 0 comments

LLOYDS Pharmacy has bought Ryle and DeLacy Pharmacies in Fairies Cross and Ashe Street. The chemist stores were sold to the British chain two weeks ago for an undisclosed figure but, according to Michael Ryle, it’s business as usual. “Cathal [DeLacy] and I are still here, that won’t change,” said Michael. “It’s […]

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Austin Stacks Club News 29/09/14

Austin Stacks Club News 29/09/14

September 29, 2014 at 11:16 am 0 comments

SENIOR FOOTBALL Austin Stacks 0-9; Waterville 0-6. One could use many of the sporting clichés to describe this round 10 Co. League game played at a drizzly and breezy Waterville on last Saturday evening (27th Sept). Like ‘a win is a win’, or ‘it’s good to win when you are […]

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Bernie Falvey and Mary O'Sullivan at last years 'Splash of Pink' event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society held in Ballyseedy Home and Gardens.

A Splash Of Pink For A Great Cause In Ballyseedy

September 29, 2014 at 10:38 am 0 comments

THE annual ‘Splash of Pink’ coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society will take place in Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre, on Saturday October 4 from 10am to 12 noon. “It’s a serious issue, but the morning is a fun way of raising funds and awareness, we want […]

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Ogie Moran feels the pain  being waxed at the 'Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition' at the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over €12,000 Raised For Charity At GAA Legends Night

September 29, 2014 at 10:13 am 0 comments

OVER €12,000 was raised at the ‘Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ held in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night according to organiser Andrea O’Donoghue. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, it was a fantastic occasion attended by over 400 people, all in aid the Palliative Care Unit at Kerry General Hospital. “It was […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Cindy From CH Picks Her Top Five Products

September 29, 2014 at 9:37 am 0 comments

THIS week I took myself to CH Chemist which is like a mecca in Tralee for beauty junkies. CH Chemist is a family-run business located in the heart of the town. They offer a wide range of products and services from a Pharmacy, Opticians, Photographic counter, Aura Beauty Salon, Cosmetic […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News 29/09/14

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News 29/09/14

September 29, 2014 at 9:36 am 0 comments

LOTTO The Lotto was held in the Halfway Bar on Monday 22nd September 2014. The jackpot amount was €3,400. Numbers drawn were 3,4.21,23. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Grace Comerford c/o Pat McDonnell 2. Eoghan Nelligan, Brickfield, Ballymac (online) 3. Pat Griffin, Glounbane, Gortatlea 4. Kevin O Shea, […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Incident Overshadows Hurling Final

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Incident Overshadows Hurling Final

September 28, 2014 at 9:16 pm 0 comments

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on a controversial day at the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC final… Lixnaw 0-11 Kilmoyley 0-11 My “sit on the fence” prediction last week was a draw and with Lixnaw involved, a draw is always a good call given their record of draws in the county championship. […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

September 28, 2014 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

KERRY’S greatest GAA stars felt the pain on Saturday night as they had their legs waxed for a great cause in the Fels Point Hotel. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, the ‘Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ was a fantastic occasion attended by over 300 people, who made a great contribution to […]

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Photos: Kerry Players Get A Grilling From CBS Primary Pupils

Photos: Kerry Players Get A Grilling From CBS Primary Pupils

September 28, 2014 at 9:34 am 0 comments

By Michelle Culloty, CBS Teacher The Sam Maguire and Markham Cups, accompanied by Kieran Donaghy and Marc Ó Sé arrived at CBS Primary school on Friday to a hero’s welcome. The School Hall was packed to capacity, and decked out in a sea of green and gold. Vice Principal, Pat […]

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Issabelle Flamini is one of the Annie's performing in the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of Annie. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: ‘Annie’ Delights Audiences At Siamsa

September 28, 2014 at 9:34 am 0 comments

THERE were great crowds for the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s production of Annie which played for three days at Siamsa Tire. There were matinees on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and evening performances which received standing ovations. Continued below… The 65-strong cast were put through their paces over the past few months […]

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RTE Weather Presenter For Siamsa Tíre Show

RTE Weather Presenter For Siamsa Tíre Show

September 28, 2014 at 9:34 am 0 comments

RTE’S laid back weather presenter, Evelyn Cusack, is coming to town for a show about, you guessed it, the Irish weather. It’s a subject we obsess about and talk incessantly on so it’s the ideal topic for a talk by the expert. Evelyn Cusack celebrates her 26th anniversary as a weather […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Great Thai Chicken Curry

The Chef’s Table: A Great Thai Chicken Curry

September 28, 2014 at 9:33 am 0 comments

THAI cookery has to be my favourite style of food. I love the freshness and simplicity of the dishes.

 Thai food is unique in the fact that in many dishes you get spicy, sweet, citrusy and salty all in one dish. During my time working in Australia, I worked with […]

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