Archive for February, 2017

REPORT/PHOTOS: Second Half Masterclass Sees St Brendan’s Overcome CBS Challenge

REPORT/PHOTOS: Second Half Masterclass Sees St Brendan’s Overcome CBS Challenge

February 26, 2017 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A report from CBS The Green on the Munster Schools Under 18 1/2 Corn Uí Mhuirí Final on Saturday at Austin Stack Park… Tralee CBS 0-11 St Brendan’s Killarney 2-20 The Tralee CBS Corn Uí Mhuirí dream was destroyed by a second half masterclass from a St Brendan’s side who, on this […]

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Somebody Won Over €150,000 In Blennerville On Friday Night

Somebody Won Over €150,000 In Blennerville On Friday Night

February 26, 2017 at 11:38 am 1 comment

GOOD on you whoever you are. Somebody in Tralee/Blennerville is €154,280 richer as of Friday night, as they won a big prize in the Euromillions draw. They bought their ticket in O’Shea’s Gala store in Blennerville and can look forward to a nice windfall. Continued below… They were the only Irish […]

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Mommy Moments: The Essentials For The Hospital Before Baby Comes

Mommy Moments: The Essentials For The Hospital Before Baby Comes

February 26, 2017 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Our parenting columnist, Jennifer Kissane, remembers what it was like just before baby came…and what you need in the hospital…  I RECENTLY met a lady who recognised me as “the lady with the baby, from the paper”, who is keeping an eye on my articles for her pregnant daughter! This got […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 26, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Cloudporn indeed Tadhg… Go azzay Doris gurl 😳🌬☁️🐄 #stormdoris A […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Vital Away Win Seals A Top Four Finish For Warriors In Men’s Superleague

February 26, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

NOW it’s looking very good indeed. Garveys Tralee Warriors were on the road at the weekend to meet a team one place above then in the Men’s Superleague Table,  UCD Marian. Well it was a thrilling game last night in Dublin in which Tralee emerged victorious and they now lie […]

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Pictured at Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork were: 26 Chinese Buyers. Today’s visit is part of Bord Bia’s Marketplace 2015, a week-long business development event aimed atbuilding new trade relationships with retailers, foodservice and ingredient buyers and distributors fromacross the globe. Marketplace 2015 will be the largest international food buyer event ever staged inIreland, with in excess of 400 food and drink trade buyers from 30 countries travelling to meet, and dobusiness, with the Irish food and drink industry. For three days, over 215 of the international buyers aretaking part  in  11  targeted  itineraries  arranged by  Bord  Bia  visiting farms and factories  across  thecountry to examine first-hand Ireland’s world-class agri-food industry. On Thursday (March 26th), all ofthe overseas buyers will join 140 Irish food and drink buyers at the Convention Centre Dublin for amajor one-to-one business development event. Some 185 Irish food and drink companies will meet the540 buyers during 4,500 pre-scheduled ‘speed-dating’ style meetings taking place throughout the day.

Sponsored: Boru Stoves Roadshow Comes To Corcorans

February 26, 2017 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

BUILDING a new home or renovating? Don’t miss the Boru Roadshow coming to Corcorans Furniture and Carpets, Cork Road Killarney Friday March 3rd, Saturday March 4th and Sunday March 5th. The Boru Roadshow 38 square meter mobile display unit has over 17 individual products, including fully functioning and lighting stoves […]

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Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry On Sunday

Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry On Sunday

February 25, 2017 at 9:41 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading to the match in Killarney tomorrow take care. Kerry  County Council is advising motorists and members of the public to take care and precautions tomorrow, Sunday, from 6am to 3pm in particular, following the issuing of a Code Orange warning for wind for Kerry, Cork, Wexford and Waterford […]

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Paul Stephenson, Kieran Donaghy, Ger Teahon, Eoin Kelliher and Daniel Bohane at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Craic As Rockies And Friends Gather For Centenary Lunch

February 25, 2017 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rockies sure know how to throw a good party! Around 430 people gathered in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday afternoon for the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch as part of the club’s centenary celebrations. It was an afternoon of superb entertainment with more GAA legends present than you could shake a stick at, […]

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Mikey Sheehy and Ger Power with Robbie Kelleher and Paddy Cullen share a laugh onstage at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stars Of Mikey’s ‘Greatest Freak Of All Time’ Reunite At Austin Stacks Lunch

February 25, 2017 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

ROBBIE Kelleher will refer to it on his tombstone, it made Mikey Sheehy famous and Paddy Cullen rich. It was described by the late, great commentator Micheál Ó Hehir as the ‘greatest freak of all time’ and it’s still a focus of fascination nearly 40 years on. When Mikey Sheehy cheekily […]

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Carol Dooley, Majella Duignan of Nutrifit for Women, and Maura Wheelan at the Paco Fashion Show on Friday morning. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Friday Morning Fashion Fundraiser At Paco

February 25, 2017 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

PACO at The Mall, Tralee, held a coffee morning and fashion show on Friday morning, in aid of the family of a local woman who passed away earlier this year. Patricia Flavin (nee Guerin) was a young woman from Ballyheigue who died suddenly, leaving behind a husband and five children. The coffee […]

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Lenten Talks In Tralee Area Planned By Diocese Of Kerry

Lenten Talks In Tralee Area Planned By Diocese Of Kerry

February 25, 2017 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A SERIES of talks will be held in the Diocese of Kerry over the month of March to mark Lent. There will be a number of key speakers and events happening all over the diocese during the month in Tralee, Ardfert, Killarney, Listowel, Cahersiveen, Kenmare, Dingle and Boherbue. Guests from Fr […]

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Meeting On Socio-Economic Future Of Milltown To Be Held Thursday

Meeting On Socio-Economic Future Of Milltown To Be Held Thursday

February 25, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE findings of a study on the future community and development needs 0f Milltown will be presented in the Nagle-Rice Community Centre in Milltown on Thursday, March 2 at 7.30pm. Kerry native and lecturer on rural development, Dr. Brendan O’Keeffe of UL and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick was commissioned by Kerry County Council to […]

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Kerry Team To Face Monaghan On Sunday Announced

Kerry Team To Face Monaghan On Sunday Announced

February 24, 2017 at 8:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to play Monaghan in Round 3 of the Allianz Football League in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Sunday at 2pm shows three changes in personnel from the Mayo game two weeks ago. Brendan Kealy is in goal in place of Brian Kelly; Shane Enright returns to the defence with Jonathan Lyne […]

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Treasa Murphy, Spela Cvar, Elaine Kinsella and Anne O'Neill at the 'Brains of Kerry' table quiz on Thursday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: ‘Brains Of Kerry’ Table Quiz Takes Place In Brandon

February 24, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE regional semi-finals of the ‘Brains of Kerry’ table quiz took place across the county last night at seven different venues in Kerry. There was a small turnout for The Brandon Hotel, where the Tralee heat was hosted, but it was an enjoyable evening, with Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh asking the questions. The same questions were asked […]

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WATCH: Tralee Boy Interviews Liverpool FC Legend At Anfield

WATCH: Tralee Boy Interviews Liverpool FC Legend At Anfield

February 24, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG Tralee soccer fan will always remember his first trip to see his favourite team, after he interviewed a club legend for his video blog. Zach Garvey is an 11 year old student in Scoil Eoin Ballooonagh who went to Anfield a couple of weeks ago with his dad […]

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Member of the IT Tralee events Society Committee are Conor O'Brien- Secretary, Zahra Al Saedi, PRO, Gerard, Denis O'Connor, Chairperson, Stephen Glacken, Treasurer.

ITT Students Get Their Legs Out For ‘Strictly Come Waxing’

February 24, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE ITT Events Society are holding a charity ‘Strictly Come Waxing’ night on Thursday March 2, at Fabrik, Tralee. The event kicks off at 8.30pm and is being held in aid of The Irish Cancer Society and sounds like a lot of fun…if seeing people squeal in pain is your […]

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Over 10,500 Votes Already Cast For Connect Hair And Beauty Awards

Over 10,500 Votes Already Cast For Connect Hair And Beauty Awards

February 24, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE have been voting in their thousands for nominees in an upcoming awards ceremony to honour workers in the Kerry hair and beauty salons. The inaugural Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards take place on Sunday, March 12 from 3pm in The Rose Hotel and the event is close to […]

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Make-A-Wish Look For Tralee Volunteers For ‘Wish Day’

Make-A-Wish Look For Tralee Volunteers For ‘Wish Day’

February 24, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

MAKE-A-WISH Ireland made eight lifetime memories for sick children and their families in Kerry last year and they need 65 local volunteers on a day next month to continue this amazing work. The local volunteers are needed in Kerry towns on Wish Day, which takes place on Friday, March 31, to celebrate and […]

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Last Chance For Kerry Filmmakers To Enter Shorts For Youth Film Festival

Last Chance For Kerry Filmmakers To Enter Shorts For Youth Film Festival

February 24, 2017 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

FIRST Cut! Youth Film Festival 2017 is back for the 8th year running and Kerry filmmakers have just days to submit their entry. The festival which takes place from April 27 to 29, will provide young filmmakers with an opportunity to screen their films and bring them together in a great festival atmosphere. […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Beautiful Banna Tops Tripadvisor’s Irish Beach List

February 23, 2017 at 8:01 pm 1 comment

THAT was a bit of a jump in the ratings. Banna Beach has jumped to the top spot in the latest TripAdvisor Top 10 Beaches in Ireland Travellers Choice List. The beach came seventh in 2016 and sixth the year before, but this year it gained the top spot and […]

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Tralee CBS 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students with teachers Sean Óg Ó Ciardubháin and Tim McMahon at a training session at the school on Thursday. Students will gather at the school gym from 2.30pm on Saturday to march to Austin Stack Park for the match. Photo by Dermot Crean

CBS Army Of Fans To March To The Park On Saturday

February 23, 2017 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE countdown is on to what should be a great occasion in Austin Stack Park on Saturday as Tralee CBS and St Brendan’s College Killarney clash in the Corn Uí Mhuirí final. There never any shortage of crowds and atmosphere when they meet, so expect a large attendance at the stadium […]

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The happy group at the Easter Egg Hunt in aid of Barnardos at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Last Chance To Get Tickets To Ballygarry’s Charity Easter Egg Hunt

February 23, 2017 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 7th Annual Charity Easter Egg Hunt will take place in the gardens of Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa on Easter Sunday April 16. The hotel will be the setting for a choc-filled family day out, with Easter Bunny on hand to help the little ones in their search for the […]

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My Fashion Fix: Isabel Doody

My Fashion Fix: Isabel Doody

February 23, 2017 at 1:04 pm 1 comment

‘My Fashion Fix’ is a new series where TraleeToday.ie’s Lisa O’Mahony asks people in Tralee about their style faves. This week she met Isabel Doody, a 22 year-old make-up artist, who loves all things patterned.  Originally from Castleisland, Isabel filled us in on what fashion is for her…. The Outfit… “My shirt is from Topshop in […]

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Vote For Local Athletics Legend In ‘Golden Jubilee Volunteer’ Awards

Vote For Local Athletics Legend In ‘Golden Jubilee Volunteer’ Awards

February 23, 2017 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL athletics legend has been put forward for a national “Golden Volunteer” award for his invaluable contribution to the Kerry games. Christy Murray, from St Brendans Park, is up for an overall award with 26 other nominees from around the country, as part of a series of national celebrations marking the fiftieth anniversary […]

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Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

February 23, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

IF you are a parent or guardian of a school leaver, then next Wednesday, March 1 is a date for your diary. Kerry’s largest provider of full-time further education courses, Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee, is hosting an event that is aimed at informing parents of options available to school […]

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Sean Walsh Bidding To Become Uachtarán CLG This Weekend

Sean Walsh Bidding To Become Uachtarán CLG This Weekend

February 23, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a big weekend for Moyvane native Sean Walsh as he is one of five candidates bidding to be the new GAA President. The annual congress of the GAA will be held in Croke Park this weekend and will see him bid to become only the second Kerryman to become Uachtarán […]

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WATCH: Rockies Will Love This Clip Celebrating Austin Stacks Centenary

WATCH: Rockies Will Love This Clip Celebrating Austin Stacks Centenary

February 22, 2017 at 7:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AS everyone knows by this stage, 2017 is a very special one for Austin Stacks GAA Club. The most famous club in Kerry has an illustrious history and a number of events are being held to celebrate the milestone, the latest of which is their sold-out Corporate Lunch this Friday […]

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Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

February 22, 2017 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Harriers Ladies shine in Bronze at National Seniors Three Tralee Harriers athletes competed in the Irish Life Health National Senior Indoor Championship at the new The Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena in Dublin last weekend. Aoibheann O’Brien was first up and first to the podium to get her medal. She took Bronze […]

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Tralee Boxing Club News

Tralee Boxing Club News

February 22, 2017 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE twin brothers Patrick & Micheal McCarthy will box Cork twin brothers Gerard & John McDonagh in the Boys Munster Championships in Dungarvan Co Waterford on Saturday. Just to add another bit of spice to it, both coaches are named Tommy Kelliher! Patrick will box Gerard who is current Irish Champion B4 […]

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Little Change In Fuel Prices Over Past Month At Town’s Filling Stations

February 22, 2017 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE price of petrol may have rose by as much as four cent per litre in many garages around town between December and January, but they have remained around the same price in the last six weeks. In our monthly check on the prices of petrol and diesel, it shows that […]

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