Archive for June 10th, 2017

Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Fungal Nail Infections

Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Fungal Nail Infections

June 10, 2017 at 3:50 pm 1 comment

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on fungal nail infections… Fungal infection of nails (tinea unguium) is common. The infection causes thickened and unsightly nails which sometimes become painful. Medication often works well to clear the infection but you need to take medication for several […]

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Listellick National School players with trainers Damien Finn and Carol Benner at the Garda-organised Blitz at Na Gaeil Football Club on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Kids Have A Blast At Second Annual Garda-Organised Blitz

June 10, 2017 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY School children from all over Tralee showed off their skills at Na Gaeil GAA Grounds on Friday morning for the second annual Community Policing Garda Blitz in association with Cumann na mBunscoil. Twelve teams took part in total, with the aim of the blitz to encourage the young people in Kerry […]

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Luke Earns School Spirit Award At Balloonagh School

Luke Earns School Spirit Award At Balloonagh School

June 10, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Student Council at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh awarded second class student Luke O’Donoghue this year’s School Spirit Award on Friday. The award isn’t based on academic ability, but the child’s behaviour, presence, attitude and enthusiasm in class. Each teacher in the school anonymously nominated a child. The student council, which comprises […]

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Rachel Bowler, Aoife O'Carroll, Lauren O'Grady, Aoibín O'Bryan, and Orla O'Reilly who won Best Senior Girls Team at the All Ireland School's Athletics at the weekend. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Mounthawk Students Take Home Gold At All Ireland Schools Athletics

June 10, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk had a very successful trip to the All Ireland School’s Athletics in Tullamore last weekend. The senior girls were awarded Best Senior Girls Team, with some of the team also winning individual medals. Aoibhín O’Brien won gold at the senior girls Long Jump, while Lauren O’Grady won bronze in […]

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Know Your Rights: Medical Card And Domiciliary Care Allowance

June 10, 2017 at 12:28 pm 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’m getting Domiciliary Care Allowance for my daughter so I was happy to hear that medical card cover was being extended to children who qualify for the payment. […]

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Wonder Woman (2017)
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McCann At The Movies: Wonder Woman Is Worthy Of High Praise

June 10, 2017 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, says DC has got back on track with Wonder Woman… As the only positive thing to come out of the dreadful Batman vs Superman, and with DC Universe on a steady losing streak movie wise, it was always going to be interesting to see how […]

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