Archive for July 19th, 2017

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada with Tralee student Sinead Ryan who will be representing Ireland in the European Youth Parliament later this month.

Mercy Mounthawk Student Off To European Youth Parliament

July 19, 2017 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has congratulated Mercy Mounthawk student Sinead Ryan on being selected to represent Ireland at the European Youth Parliament in the Czech Republic later this week. The Ireland South MEP met with Sinead in Tralee on Monday to present her with a small donation towards […]

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Gentlemen at the bench outside the Mall in happier times.

Where To Now For The Eason’s Benchwarmers?

July 19, 2017 at 4:30 pm 2 comments

IT was a popular spot to put the world to rights before The Mall works began and apparently there will be ample seating to continue same when the area is finished in November…just not outside Eason’s. Sinn Féin Cllr Pa Daly had a motion at the Tralee Municipal District meeting […]

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Council Identifies Public Picnic Area At A Very Beautiful Location

Council Identifies Public Picnic Area At A Very Beautiful Location

July 19, 2017 at 3:32 pm 3 comments

IT’S probably the best spot for walks in the Tralee area and now the Council is looking to attract more people there. Cllr Tom McEllistrim called on the Tralee Municipal District to identify an area for the public to hold picnics in Tralee town and its environs at the meeting […]

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Mother Tells Of Fear As Daughter Got Caught In Rip Current In Banna

Mother Tells Of Fear As Daughter Got Caught In Rip Current In Banna

July 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

A MOTHER of a teenage girl who had to be rescued after getting into difficulty in the water on Banna Beach on Monday has told of the incident. Adele Kelliher was on Radio Kerry’s ‘Talkabout’ programme with host Deirdre Walsh on Wednesday afternoon where said her daughter, Danica, had to […]

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Getting over the wall and home at the Spin SouthWest Sandstorm event at Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballyheigue Braces Itself For ‘Sandstorm’ This Weekend

July 19, 2017 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Sandstorm endurance race is back in Ballyheigue this weekend and hundreds are expected to take to the beach. The race, which takes place on Saturday morning, challenges participants both physically and mentally with a course consisting of multiple obstacles and challenges along the beach. It’s the third year it has […]

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As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” . pictured on the day were - 
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PRESS INFO -- Fun For All The Family At Manor West-Animal Roadshow to arrive in centre on Saturday 5th November-As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” on Saturday 5th November from 12 noon.  The day will feature lots of fun things to do for kids of all ages, the highlight of which will be “The Animal Roadshow” and will on site from 1pm.The Animal Roadshow, will host a mini zoo in the centre with a range of different types of animals including Snakes, Lizard, Tortoises, Rabbits, Guinea pigs, an Owl and lots of creepy crawlies that are still hanging around after the Halloween celebrations, such as slimey snails, tickley spiders, scorpions and other teeney insects! There will also be an animal arts and crafts area where kids can draw, make and colour their favourite animals and bring their works of art home with them.Speaking about the event Derek Rusk, Centre Manager said, “At Manor West, family is very important to us. We really enjoy organising these types of events and seeing all the visitors to the centre enjoying a fun filled family day out. I think I might be even more excited about the mini zoo than some of the kids will be!”Kingdom Party Pals will be there on the day with Minnie and Mickey Mouse as well as Anna and Elsa among others, so don’t forget to take a picture and share it on the Manor West Facebook page. There will also be face painters, balloon modeller and ‘Tony Wonder The Magician’ with magic skills and illusions that will amaze visitors.For more information on Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park and upcoming events please visit or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

Summer Food And Craft Fair Coming To Manor West

July 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is gearing up for its Summer Food and Craft Fair which will take place on Saturday, July 29 from 12noon to 5pm. The Summer event is the first in a series of markets which will take place this year. The food and crafts […]

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Úna O'Connell and Rachel Walsh who have begun fundraising for the Meningitis Research Foundation. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Coffee Morning To Help Rachel And Una’s Fundraising Campaign

July 19, 2017 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO young women are to do a skydive in August in aid of a great cause and to help raise funds, they will hold a coffee morning in town next week. Rachel Walsh from Ballyheigue, and Úna O’Connell of Kilflynn, will take part in a skydive in aid of the […]

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Research Reveals Issues Facing Residents In Five Tralee Estates

July 19, 2017 at 10:48 am 1 comment

SHANAKILL Family Resource Centre has called for more resources after research revealed the advantages and disadvantages of living in five estates in the area. Noise, anti-social behaviour and litter were among the biggest problems in the estate but community spirit and great neighbours were mentioned frequently as positives. Bernadette O’Carroll, […]

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