Archive for November, 2014

The Austin Stacks support will be as loud as ever in O'Moore Park Portlaoise this Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Marching, Singing, Celebrating – The Rockie Hordes Descend On Cork

November 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm Comments are Disabled

HOW many Austin Stacks fans marched to the stadium today? Eh, lots! Judging by our video, probably around 600 to 800 Rockies took to the road from the Cork Constitution rugby grounds to Páirc Uí Chaoímh for the clash with The Nire. They marched, they chanted and, as our video shows towards the […]

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Kieran Donaghy and Daniel Bohane celebrate after their Munster final victory. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Are Munster Champions Again

November 30, 2014 at 5:04 pm Comments are Disabled

‘Mystic’ Gavin O’Connor – who predicted a four point win for Austin Stacks in his preview yesterday – reports on a historic win for the Rockies… Austin Stacks 3-5 The Nire 2-4 IT was some slog, but 14 man Stacks rally hard to capture first Munster title in 38 years. “I […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Line Streets For CH Chemists Christmas Parade

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Line Streets For CH Chemists Christmas Parade

November 30, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was colour and excitement galore on the streets of Tralee on Saturday as CH Chemists pulled out all the stops for the best Christmas parade ever. Hundreds lined the streets as Spiderman led the parade through town at about 2.15pm. The webbed one was joined by Doc McStuffins, Minnie […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rose Maria Lights Up Tralee…Again!

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rose Maria Lights Up Tralee…Again!

November 30, 2014 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

NOT content with lighting up the town by winning the Rose of Tralee contest in August, Maria Walsh returned to town on Saturday to perform the official turning on of the Christmas Lights. Ably assisted by Mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, the Mayo native charmed the hundreds who gathered in […]

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Tralee International Children's Games teams going to Lake Macquarie, near Sydney for this year's Games. The teams depart on Sunday Nov 30 and return on Friday Dec 12th.
Back L to R: Rian O Sullivan, Brian O Regan, Michael Potts, Dylan O Sullivan, Sean O Leary, Conor Standen, Gary Matthews, Sean Collins, Caomhan Daly, Paul Dolan
Saoirse Kennedy, Leah Henry, Paula Henry, Jim Finucane, Mayor of Tralee Municipal District, Michael Culloty, Aoife Gallagher, Keelie O Connor
Front: Megan O Donnell, Mary Barry, Caitlin Gunn, Elaina Galvin, Rachel Mulvihill, Elizabeth Mohan.

Bon Voyage To Kerry Students Off To International Games

November 30, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  EIGHTEEN young Kerry athletes depart for “down under” this morning (Sunday) to represent Tralee and Ireland at this year’s International Children’s Games and Cultural Festival, which will be held in Lake Macquarie, near Sydney from December 6-11. The teams, coaches and family members travelling to Australia number 29 in total […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Perfect Vegetable For Christmas Lunch

The Chef’s Table: The Perfect Vegetable For Christmas Lunch

November 30, 2014 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, on a great veg for this time of the year… Parsnips are in season from the end of October until February and are great for Autumn and winter comfort food dishes. They are the perfect compliment  for […]

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Roger Harty: The Chakras

Roger Harty: The Chakras

November 30, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN we look at life and particularly the human body through the ‘eyes’ of energy everything begins to make sense. Because our bodies are energy, there is an energy field around every single living thing so it would make sense that we connect with other energy sources such as heat, light […]

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at the Evening With John Barnes at the Brandon Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Liverpool Legend Helps Raise Nearly €1,000 For Charity At The Brandon

November 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great night for Liverpool fans in  when Anfield icon John Barnes appeared in The Brandon Conference Centre on Friday. The local Liverpool Supporters Club brought the former Kop legend over to meet local fans and to answer questions about his career. Between 180 to 200 people came and paid the […]

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Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

November 29, 2014 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GEORGIAN building, which is currently operating as The Park Georgian Guesthouse on Denny Street, is one of seven Tralee properties to be auctioned in Dublin next month. We already brought you the news that The Kerryman/AIB building is go under the hammer at the RDS on December 9 (click here), […]

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Shane O'Callaghan shoots against Ballincollig in the Munster Club Championship last year. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: Current Austin Stacks Team To Move Up Alongside Greats

November 29, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Austin Stacks will capture their first Munster Club Championship title in 38 years on Sunday… AUSTIN STACKS can almost feel their hands on that Munster Cup. Sixty more minutes of football to capture a trophy they have only won once before. The side of ’76 was littered with bona […]

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TV chef, Rachel Allen, cuts the ribbon at the official opening of John Griffin Butchers, in the Horan Centre.

PHOTOS: Rachel Allen Serves Up Smiles For Opening Of New Butchers

November 29, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the nation’s favourite foodies, Rachel Allen, was in town on Friday afternoon for the official opening of the new John Griffin butchers in the Horan centre. The top TV Chef, has been to Tralee and the surrounding area many times and had only good things to say. “It’s always […]

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Laura and Sinead Donnelly with Catherine Dwyer at the opening night of the St John's Parish Bazaar at the KDYS in Denny Street on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Weekend Of Prize-Winning Begins At St John’s Parish Bazaar

November 29, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S was a good turnout for the St John’s Parish Bazaar opening night at the KDYS on Friday. Young and old gathered in the Denny Street venue to support the annual fundraiser which is vital for the upkeep of the parish. Businesses from all over town supplied the prizes and […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’

At The Omniplex: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’

November 29, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

‘Horrible Bosses 2’ by John Lyons IT’S been over three years since the release of the first ‘Horrible Bosses’ film, a surprise hit-comedy about three best friends who hatch a seemingly foolproof plan to murder each of their despicable bosses. The first film worked so well because of its three […]

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Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

November 28, 2014 at 6:10 pm 1 comment

EVERY week dogs go missing in the Tralee area, so hopefully we here at TraleeToday.ie can help reunite owners with their beloved canine companions with our new feature. Speaking to, Traleetoday.ie, Wendy O’Connor of Animal Help Net Kerry said the incidents when dogs go missing the most is when there’s lightning or fireworks. The […]

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HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

November 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were six people waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital on Friday, down from 17 the previous day and from 11 on Wednesday. The figures come as the HSE issued a statement yesterday about the pressure the emergency department has been under this week. “The Emergency Department at Kerry […]

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Suzie Conway, Rita O'Connor and Caroline Dineen, Castleisland and Causeway at the Garvey's Food Fair in aid of the Recovery Haven in the Fels Point Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tasty Treats At Food Fair In Aid Of Recovery Haven

November 28, 2014 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout on Thursday night for the annual Garvey’s Supervalu Food Fair in aid of the Recovery Haven. Food producers from all over the county were present at the Fels Point Hotel, to give free samples to those attending, ranging from jams to bakery goods to delicious sausages […]

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Mark Rogers with Grace Clifford, Julie McGrath and Sarah Rael, Tralee, at the 'Benefit' evening at CH Chemists on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Get Festive Make-Up Tips From Leading Expert

November 28, 2014 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

WOMEN from all over the county came to CH Chemists last night to get tips on looking great as the party season approaches from one of Ireland’s leading make-up artists. Head Make-Up and Trend Artist with Benefit Ireland, Mark Rogers, visited town again, fresh from London Fashion Week and was delighted to […]

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Austin Stacks, team manager, Stephen Stack Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: “We’re Just Enjoying The Journey” Says Stephen Stack

November 28, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor talks to Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, about the upcoming Munster Club Final on Sunday… AT a time of the year when the lights are turned on inside before 5pm and almost every tree on your street has been stripped of its leaves, Austin Stacks are still preparing for football […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 28, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… A foreboding Fenit Lighthouse was the scene captured by Maria Moynihan as light faded on Sunday evening. Quite reminiscent of the movie Shutter Island…worryingly! Continued […]

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Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

November 28, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend is a biggie! Christmas officially kicks off, a Liverpool legend is in town and there’s great goodies up for grabs in the KDYS. FRIDAY 1. Kop This… We’re very excited about this here in TraleeToday! Tonight, one of Liverpool’s greatest ever players will visit the Brandon Hotel for a […]

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The Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street To Be Auctioned

The Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street To Be Auctioned

November 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE building in Denny Street which is home to The Kerryman and AIB offices will be auctioned in Dublin next month. According to the Allsop Space website, the property has a reserve range between €825,000 to €875,000 and will go under the hammer at the auction which will take […]

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Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

November 27, 2014 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 17 people waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital today according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). This exceeds the number of 16 patients waiting on September 15 of this year which was a record since the INMO started compiling the figures, based on daily checks in emergency departments across […]

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Rose Beats Love/Hate As The Nation’s Favourite TV Show To Tweet About

Rose Beats Love/Hate As The Nation’s Favourite TV Show To Tweet About

November 27, 2014 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE ROSE OF TRALEE has beaten Love/Hate as Ireland’s favourite TV show to Tweet about. After being put to a vote, the festival picked up the accolade at the #RaboTweeties 2014 awards night held in Dublin last night. Nidge and his posse of grim gangland goons were no match for […]

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Alanna Reflects On Her ‘Connected’ TV Experience

Alanna Reflects On Her ‘Connected’ TV Experience

November 27, 2014 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  SHE was on our TV screens for the past two months, sharing her life with the great Irish public as part of the RTE2 reality show ‘Connected’. But as the series, which followed the lives of six women from around Ireland over the course of nearly a year, ended […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

November 27, 2014 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students of Mercy Mounthawk, produced their own fashion show on Wednesday night in aid of the Cycle Against Suicide and the school building fund. A huge amount of effort was put in by the students who took part in every facet of the production, from the building of the […]

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Tempers come to the boil between The Nire and Ballylanders in this year's Munster Club Championship quarter-final.

Munster Club Final: Focus On The Austin Stacks’ Opposition

November 27, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH only days to go before Austin Stacks look to end a 38 year gap without a Munster championship, many will be looking at their opponents, Waterford champions, The Nire. Hailing from a county which has never produced a Munster club winning side and is looked upon as minnows […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Alzheimer’s Disease

November 27, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

  Dr Caitlin O’Connor of the Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Alzheimer’s Disease… What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is type of dementia that causes a progressive decline in the mental functions that affect memory, thinking, language and behaviour. It is most common in people aged 65 […]

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Fitness: How Interval Training Can Be A Great Tool To Reach Your Goal

Fitness: How Interval Training Can Be A Great Tool To Reach Your Goal

November 27, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

  Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee explains the benefits of interval training in your routine… Interval training: What is it? An interval training involves alternating bursts of high-intensity exercise with periods of low-intensity exercise (the recovery phase) predominantly used in running or circuits. The  constant variations in speed […]

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Food Fair At Fels Point To Help Recovery Haven

Food Fair At Fels Point To Help Recovery Haven

November 27, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be a chance to get into the Christmas culinary spirit tonight (Thursday) in the Fels Point Hotel and all for a great cause. Weeshie Fogarty will act as MC at the annual Garvey’s Food Fair, which will see a range of food-related activities put on in aid of the […]

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Thieves Steal Floodlights From Tralee Rugby Club

Thieves Steal Floodlights From Tralee Rugby Club

November 27, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THIEVES dealt a huge financial blow to Tralee Rugby Club at the weekend when they stole 2o floodlights from the club grounds. The lights, which will cost an estimated €4,000 to replace, were in the process of being moved to from one part of the grounds to their newly-developed training pitch at the […]

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