Archive for April 2nd, 2015

All ready suitably drench, the Kerry team line up before the start of the Allianz National League round 3 match against Dublin in Fitzgerald Stadium. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Galvin And Cooper Will Travel For Tyrone Clash

April 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE’s a welcome return to the Kerry panel for Colm Cooper from injury and Paul Galvin from retirement as they have been picked to travel to face Tyrone in Omagh this Sunday. There are three changes to the side who lost to Monaghan. Brendan Kealy returns in goal in place […]

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Dunnes Stores Horan Centre workers on strike were, from left: Sharon O'Sullivan, Fiona Barrett, Trish Ryle, Michelle O'Sullivan, Bernie Hawkins, Joanna O'Connor, Janet Jones, Helen Stack, Seamus Deady and John McCaffery. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Dunnes Stores Workers On The Picket Line At Tralee Branches

April 2, 2015 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

WORKERS at Tralee’s two Dunnes Stores branches were out on strike as part of an industrial dispute with over 6,000 other employees nationwide taking part. The industrial action has come about because of a long held dispute between management and employees over contracts which have left many part-time workers without what they see as decent pay […]

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Graham Norton’s Writers’ Week Appearance Sells Out In 72 Minutes

Graham Norton’s Writers’ Week Appearance Sells Out In 72 Minutes

April 2, 2015 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  WERE you thinking of heading to see Graham Norton in Listowel next month? The hugely popular BBC TV host will be appearing at the Listowel Writers’ Week festival on Saturday night May 30, but unless you got your ticket this morning it looks like you’re out of luck. Tickets for […]

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Local Businessman Spearheads Scheme To Shop Local With Savings

Local Businessman Spearheads Scheme To Shop Local With Savings

April 2, 2015 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

  BUSINESSES in Manor have got together to begin a new loyalty scheme which the founder hopes will help local shops compete against the large multiples and chain stores. Sullycard is a new loyalty/discount program founded in Tralee by Seamus O’Sullivan who has run a butchering business in the town for the past […]

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Old Abbey Gate Hotel To Open Next Week Under A New Name

Old Abbey Gate Hotel To Open Next Week Under A New Name

April 2, 2015 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE old Abbey Gate Hotel is to reopen next week with a new name and a significant refurbishment. The hotel, which was bought by Boyle Brothers earlier this year, will be called The Ashe Hotel and it is hoped the business will be opened by Thursday. The hotel will have 71 bedrooms […]

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Puppet Shows, Fun Run And Much More At Tír Na nÓg Festival

Puppet Shows, Fun Run And Much More At Tír Na nÓg Festival

April 2, 2015 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a great weekend of entertainment for the little ones as the ‘Tír na nÓg Children’s Festival’ kicks off off here in town. A whole host of events running throughout the weekend to keep the children engaged. ‘Arts & Crafts’ days will be held in the Kerry County Museum from now […]

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‘Antichrist’ Is Coming To Siamsa Tíre On Good Friday

‘Antichrist’ Is Coming To Siamsa Tíre On Good Friday

April 2, 2015 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW play which, judging by the themes explored, would appear be more suited to a Halloween release, will have its world premiere in town this Good Friday. The Tralee-based ‘Free Radical Youth Theatre’ will host the ‘Antichrist’ play at 8pm in Siamsa Tire. The group is Siamsa Tire’s official youth theatre and is […]

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Vincent Browne’s ‘People’s Debate’ Is Coming To Kerry

April 2, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry electorate will get an opportunity to grill Kerry TDs as TV3 brings the ‘Vincent Browne People’s Debate’ to the Kerry in April. The, at times, hot and heavy debates have now  become essential viewing and the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney will a hotbed of activity for the political event on Monday April 13. The programme offers a […]

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‘Team Bramble’ Look For Help To Spring Clean The Town

‘Team Bramble’ Look For Help To Spring Clean The Town

April 2, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL group is gathering up as many volunteers as possible as they look to get behind a national campaign to clean up areas all around the country. ‘Team Bramble’  is working in co-operation with Tralee Chamber Alliance as they get behind ‘An Taisce’s National Spring Clean’ (NSC) that is […]

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Windmill Sails Expected To Be Back Up Within A Week

Windmill Sails Expected To Be Back Up Within A Week

April 2, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE Windmill will have its sail back within the week. Work on putting the sails back on the Blennerville landmark began on Wednesday and – weather permitting – the work is expected to take four days. Last October, the sails were taken down due to being in need of urgent because […]

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Anthony’s In With A Chance Of Vegas Trip With Toastmaster Club

Anthony’s In With A Chance Of Vegas Trip With Toastmaster Club

April 2, 2015 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

THEY say that in the art of debating or public speaking that you should never raise your voice, only improve your argument. This is exactly what one local man did as he triumphed in the later rounds of a speaking competition. Now he’s in with a chance to go to […]

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