Archive for March, 2017

Gardaí Warning About Hoax Calls To Mobiles And Landlines

Gardaí Warning About Hoax Calls To Mobiles And Landlines

March 27, 2017 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry are warning people about hoax calls doing the rounds. People have been ringing the gardaí to complain they have been getting hoax calls from a number beginning with 0750. The person on the line asks for information regarding banking details and internet security. Gardaí say the calls are coming into […]

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Five Jobs Created As World Of Tiles Brings It All Back Home For Donal

March 27, 2017 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE new jobs will be created next month when the fourth World Of Tiles branch opens in Tralee. But what makes the opening special is that the company’s Tralee owner is coming back to the building where he started his career around 20 years ago. Donal Higgins will open the branch at the Mile Height on Saturday, […]

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GoFundMe Page To Help Tralee Man Who Suffered With Brain Tumour In Canada

GoFundMe Page To Help Tralee Man Who Suffered With Brain Tumour In Canada

March 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help a Tralee man who suffered a life-changing illness abroad. Niall Hurley from Clogherbrien was spending two years in Calgary, Canada, working on residential building sites doing carpentry work. He was due to leave on Thursday, February 16 because his two year work visa […]

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Edwina O'Driscoll, Kara Kerins and Trish Corcoran at the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Strictly Come Dancing event at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From Kerins O’Rahillys ‘Strictly’ Event (Part 3)

March 27, 2017 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE dust is settling now after a fun-filled weekend for all associated with the Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club. Their first ever Strictly Come Dancing event was a huge success attended by over 1,000 people in the Brandon Hotel. We’ve brought you the winners and the style from the event (click […]

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Shane Nolan being watched by David King. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Disappointment As Kerry Suffer Defeat To Offaly

March 27, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY will face the prospect of a relegation play-off next weekend after a defeat to Offaly by 1-21 to 2-16, at home in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B clash at Austin Stack Park on Sunday. Although Kerry, Laois and Offaly all finished on two points, the Faithful county’s […]

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PHOTOS: Mitchels Surprise Victory Over Stacks In High-Scoring Local Derby

PHOTOS: Mitchels Surprise Victory Over Stacks In High-Scoring Local Derby

March 27, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN Mitchels produced a gutsy, determined second half performance to surprise their illustrious neighbours from across town at Ballyseedy yesterday by winning 4-10 to 1-17. A late Laurence Bastible goal was crucial in deciding this Credit Union County League Division 1 Round 2 tie played in glorious sunshine to give the […]

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Liz Kelly Regan, Bridget Quirke Doherty, Martina O'Brien O'Donoghue, Pauline McCarthy O'Donoghue, Dyanne Wallace O'Shea and Tracy Bolger at the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Strictly Come Dancing event at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Night Of Entertainment And Style At Strand Road’s ‘Strictly’ (Part 2)

March 26, 2017 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE last time over 1,000 people attended a Kerins O’Rahillys event in The Brandon was 14 years ago at a gala dinner to celebrate the club’s last county senior football title success a few months before. Well many of that team were back in the venue last night for a night filled […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 26, 2017 at 11:34 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)… We haven’t had one from the golf club for a […]

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The Chef’s Table: Retro Dishes With Renewed Appeal

The Chef’s Table: Retro Dishes With Renewed Appeal

March 26, 2017 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, has some dishes you may be familiar with but are well worth revisiting… Due to the great feedback from the last time we ran these recipes, I thought it would be good to cover it again. I love food memories of […]

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Ogie Moran and Eileen O'Shea performing in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 1,000 People Wowed By Kerins O’Rahillys Strictly Come Dancing

March 26, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

THEY were some movers last night! The inaugural Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Strictly Come Dancing took place in the Brandon Hotel and it was an incredible success with well over 1,000 people in attendance. Kerry GAA legend, Ogie Moran, showed he’s a nifty mover off the field too, when he and dance […]

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Roger Harty: True Courage

Roger Harty: True Courage

March 26, 2017 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT is very helpful here is to look at the etymology of the word ‘Courage’. It comes from the French word ‘le coeur’ meaning Heart. So when we talk and act from ‘The Heart’ we are showing true courage. Where is the evidence of this? All we need to do is […]

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Know Your Rights: When You’re Called For Jury Duty

Know Your Rights: When You’re Called For Jury Duty

March 26, 2017 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question I have been called for jury service but I’m not sure if I can take the time off work. What are my employment rights if I attend for […]

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Barry's Bakery.

The Loss Of Barry’s Bakery Is A Sad Time For Tralee

March 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm 3 comments

IT was with great sadness that we heard the news of the closure of Barry’s Bakery on Rock Street yesterday. Barry’s sliced pan, the pan loaf and the vanilla slices in particular, were synonymous with growing up in the town and the news about the loss of 20 jobs is especially devastating. A […]

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Churchill GAA's 'Strictly Come Dancing' Contestants. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Meet The Churchill GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Contestants

March 25, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Oyster Tavern was the place to be for Churchill GAA faithful on Friday night, as their first ‘Strictly Come Dancing’  event was officially launched. The dancers were introduced to those present, who had a chance to purchase tickets – which will soon be like gold dust – for the […]

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PHOTOS: Maria Walsh Opens New Treatment Room At Exposé Beauty Lounge

PHOTOS: Maria Walsh Opens New Treatment Room At Exposé Beauty Lounge

March 25, 2017 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

EXPOSÉ Beauty Lounge was buzzing on Friday evening for the the opening of the new upstairs treatment room by former Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh. There was a steady stream of ladies to the stylish salon at Mounthawk throughout the evening to avail of a range of offers including 20% off products on the […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Have Fun Aiming To Break World Record

March 25, 2017 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a weird sight from the balcony of the Mercy Mounthawk gym on Friday afternoon as hundreds of students aimed to break a world record. Hundreds of white-clad figures milled around aiming to break the record of having the most number of ‘ghosts’ in one location and raise funds for the Kerry […]

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Mercy Moyderwell pupils who were confirmed on Thursday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS And Moyderwell Pupils Enjoy Confirmation Day

March 25, 2017 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was standing room only in St John’s Church on Castle Street on Thursday, as nearly 90 children from schools in town celebrated their Confirmation Day. There were three classes from CBS Primary School, two from Mercy Moyderwell and also a few pupils from St John’s Ashe Street and Mercy Mounthawk receiving […]

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Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Chickenpox

Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Chickenpox

March 25, 2017 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Chickenpox… What is chickenpox? Chickenpox is a highly contagious illness that usually occurs in children, although adults can also be affected. It causes a rash on the skin with blisters, which can be very itchy. It is caused […]

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Teenager Dies In Road Accident Near Abbeyfeale

Teenager Dies In Road Accident Near Abbeyfeale

March 24, 2017 at 10:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardai are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N21 at Wards Cross on the Limerick side of Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick at approximately 7.40pm this evening. A 19 year old male was fatally injured when the vehicle he was driving was involved in a collision with a […]

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Here’s The Kerry Team For Showdown With Offaly

Here’s The Kerry Team For Showdown With Offaly

March 24, 2017 at 8:59 pm Comments are Disabled

The Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Offaly in the Allianz Hurling League on Sunday next in Austin Stack Park has one change in from the side defeated by Galway. Tom Murnane comes in at full back in place of the injured Rory Horgan. The team captained by Daniel Collins of […]

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Kerry Team To Face Cavan On Sunday Announced

March 24, 2017 at 8:48 pm Comments are Disabled

The Kerry Team to play Cavan in Round 6 of the Allianz Football League in Breffni Park on Sunday  shows two changes in personnel from the side that drew with Dublin in Round 5. Fionn Fitzgerald, fresh from success with Dr Crokes comes back to action. He joins Paul Murphy, […]

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Hundreds Of Students To Attend Céiliúradh Na nÓg Next Week In Tralee

Hundreds Of Students To Attend Céiliúradh Na nÓg Next Week In Tralee

March 24, 2017 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 post-primary students from across the Diocese of Kerry are gathering together for a celebration day in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee on Wednesday, March 29. All post-primary schools in the Diocese of Kerry were invited to participate in ‘Ceiliúradh na nÓg.’  The purpose of this initiative is to develop […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students wearing yellow to mark Daffodil Day at the school on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Goes Yellow To Raise Funds For Daffodil Day

March 24, 2017 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was the usual hustle and bustle during the morning break at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday, but there was something different about the students. “The school community is celebrating 30 years of Daffodil Day and to mark it we’re having a non-uniform day,” said teacher Sinead Thornton. The students were asked […]

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Lisa McGrath, Deirdre O'Mahony, and Siobhan O'Mahony at Marek's Makeup Masterclass at CH Chemists on Thursday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Ladies Get A Masterclass From Marek At CH Chemists

March 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

ON Thursday night, renowned international makeup artist Marek Hegli gave a makeup masterclass at CH Chemists, The Mall. Marek has a huge celebrity clientele including Millie Mackintosh and in the masterclass, Marek taught people all about the latest makeup trends and told all about this year’s BAFTAs. Marek currently works with Harrods […]

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Jimmy Deenihan Confirms He Has Retired From Political Life

Jimmy Deenihan Confirms He Has Retired From Political Life

March 24, 2017 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER government minister and North Kerry TD, Jimmy Deenihan, has confirmed he will not run in the next general election and has retired from politics. He made the announcement on Radio Kerry’s ‘Kerry Today’ programme this morning. “It was a considered decision. I look back over my career with a lot […]

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Tom O'Connor and Grace Boyle, AIB, ITT students who organised Recfest Rosie Brown, Lisa O'Mahony, Joe Monaghan and Dale Brosnan with Sarah Leahy and Mary Rose Cantillon, AIB, at Recfest on Abbey Street on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Recfest’ Brings Employers And Graduates Together

March 24, 2017 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE first ever ‘recruitment festival’, RecFest, was  held in Tralee yesterday on Abbey Street. Stalls were taken by businesses from all around Kerry lining the pedestrianised way – between Yummy Cafe and the Abbey Inn – including PhoneWatch, The Rose Hotel, Fexco, Oakview Village Childcare and more. Sponsored  by AIB, the event allowed graduates […]

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Shannon McInerney (ProPlan Property Management) Catriona Kennedy, Rose McGrath and Marcella Daly (Kingdom Crash Repairs) contestants in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club 'Strictly Come Dancing' event. Photo by Dermot Crean

Eight Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 24, 2017 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Rejoice! It’s Friday. Dancing, beautifying, hurling and Mother’s Day are among the things to see, do and celebrate over the weekend, in and around Tralee… Friday 1. Get Exposéd… Exposé Beauty Lounge is the place to be on Friday night. The salon at Mounthawk is opening a new upstairs treatment room with former Rose of Tralee, Maria […]

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PHOTOS: It Was A Colourful Day At KCFE Today

PHOTOS: It Was A Colourful Day At KCFE Today

March 23, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE end of year Colour Fun Day took place in the Kerry College for Further Education on Thursday, March 23, from 11am until 1 pm. The Sports Therapy First Year students came up with the idea that staff and students would run, walk or dance their way through a 5km route after first getting colourful. All […]

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Mikey McCarthy, Kerry Travellers Health and Community Development Project, Mary Cahill O'Connor, Anita Quilligan, Annette Leahy, Nora O'Brien, Sinead Donnelly, Shanakill Family Resource Centre, Helen Parker, CH Chemist, Junior Locke, Shanakill Family Resource Centre, and Maeve Fitzgerald, Marie Keating Foundation at the coffee morning held at Shanakill Family Resource Centre. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Coffee Morning For Cancer Awareness Held At Shanakill Family Resource Centre

March 23, 2017 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

SHANAKILL Family Resource Centre, Rahoonane Community Centre and Kerry Travellers Health and Community Development Project organised a coffee morning at Shanakill FRC on Thursday, March 23 in order to raise awareness around cancer. The date was decided so that it would coincide with the anniversary of the the first ever Daffodil Day in Ireland, […]

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Doireann Barrett, The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, Maura Sheehy, Maura's Cottage Flowers and Catriona Py Collins, CPC Marketing Consultants at the launch of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Towns event at the Castle Street on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Support At Launch Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Town Event

March 23, 2017 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE crowd turned up in Bank of Ireland, Castle Street on Wednesday night for the launch of Tralee Enterprise Town. The launch, which had Mayor of Tralee, Terry O’Brien in attendance, saw businesses, sports clubs, charities and community organisations from all over the town register to showcase their organisations at […]

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