Archive for August, 2017

Former IRA Member And Informer Sean O’Callaghan Has Died

Former IRA Member And Informer Sean O’Callaghan Has Died

August 24, 2017 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Sean O’Callaghan, the Tralee native who became an informer for the gardaí against the IRA, has died at the age of 62. It’s understood Mr O’Callaghan passed away while a visiting a relative in Jamaica earlier this week. He was rercruited at the age of 17 by the IRA and […]

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WATCH: Stacks Doing A Good Job Promoting Strictly This Saturday

WATCH: Stacks Doing A Good Job Promoting Strictly This Saturday

August 24, 2017 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

FINAL preparations are being made for the biggest night of the year for Austin Stacks GAA Club and their marketing machine has produced some great promo videos in the run up to the event. The theme of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing event is ‘Dancing Through The Decades’ to reflect […]

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Vote For Your Favourite Local Takeaway In National Awards

Vote For Your Favourite Local Takeaway In National Awards

August 24, 2017 at 11:05 am 4 comments

WHETHER it’s a late night feast after a feed of pints or an alternative to cooking on any given evening, Tralee’s takeaways have been expanding our waistlines and raising our cholesterol for decades now. Now, Just Eat, Ireland’s leading online food ordering app, has called on the people of Tralee to […]

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IT Tralee North Campus

IT Tralee Sees 25% Increase In CAO Offers For Level 8 Courses

August 24, 2017 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology Tralee will register over 1,500 new learners this September seeing an increase of 25% in level 8 CAO offers on this time last year. New students will enter the Institute from the CAO, Springboard, FETAC linked/advanced progression routes and international markets. Dr Brendan O’Donnell, Vice-President, Academic […]

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SPONSORED: Credit Union Survey Reveals Optimism For Future Among Students

SPONSORED: Credit Union Survey Reveals Optimism For Future Among Students

August 24, 2017 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

  AS Leaving Certificate students mull over their CAO offers, they can take heart that the majority of third level students are now highly optimistic about their future job prospects. A new survey, commissioned by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU), has examined the attitudes and concerns of 474 […]

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Over 1.5m Viewers Tuned Into Rose Of Tralee TV Shows This Year

Over 1.5m Viewers Tuned Into Rose Of Tralee TV Shows This Year

August 24, 2017 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE net number of viewers who tuned into the Rose of Tralee TV shows over Monday and Tuesday night exceeded 1.5m. According to RTE, a peak audience of over 700,000 tuned in on Tuesday night to see Offaly Rose Jennifer Byrne crowned the Rose of Tralee. The announcement by host […]

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Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Jennifer ‘Blown Away By The Support’ Of The People Of Tralee

August 23, 2017 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival was brought to you by AIB Tralee… IF she was tired after the night before, Jennifer Byrne wasn’t showing it when she turned up in the Town Park for the traditional photoshoot in the Rose Garden. The tall (5ft 11″) 23-year-old […]

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NCBI To Hold Public Meeting For People Affected With Sight Loss

NCBI To Hold Public Meeting For People Affected With Sight Loss

August 23, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE National Council For The Blind Of Ireland (NCBI) is holding a public meeting in Tralee on September 6 in a bid to engage with people who are directly affected with sight loss. The meetings are being held to  focus attention on the difficulties people who are blind or vision impaired encounter […]

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Daniel Doyle & Mark Cushen

Two Events Raise €4,000 For Fenit RNLI

August 23, 2017 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDS from an Ironman challenge and an event where people took a rowing machine on top of a mountain benefitted a worthy organisation recently. The rescue service provided by the volunteer crew of Fenit RNLI was shown great appreciation once again at the presentation of funds raised by the two […]

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Man To Appear In Court In Connection With Nicola Collins Murder

Man To Appear In Court In Connection With Nicola Collins Murder

August 23, 2017 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE man who was detained at Mayfield Garda Station in relation to the murder of a Tralee woman earlier this year, is scheduled to appear before a sitting of Cork District Court today charged in relation to the investigation. Gardaí investigating the murder of Nicola Collins on March 27 at […]

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Tadhg O'Regan of the Tralee Woodies store with Woodies staff at the presentation of a cheque for €5,786 for four children's charities.

Woodie’s Tralee Smashes Fundraising Target For Children’s Charities

August 23, 2017 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

STAFF at Woodie’s Tralee raised nearly €6,000 for four children’s charities over the last four weeks. A very successful Charity Soccer Tournament, a Monster Draw in-store and table quiz all helped the Tralee team to smash their €4,000 target. Continued  below… On Monday a team of 16 cyclists from Woodie’s […]

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New Principal and Deputy Principal Appointed At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

New Principal and Deputy Principal Appointed At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

August 23, 2017 at 9:25 am 1 comment

KERRY ETB has announced the new senior management team in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Ruairí Ó Cinnéide has been appointed as Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, taking over from Austin Ó Seachnasaigh who recently retired from the role. Conall Ó Cruadhlaoich has been appointed Deputy Principal. A native Irish speaker hailing from Dingle, […]

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Crotta O’Neills Faithful To Head To The Dogs This Weekend

Crotta O’Neills Faithful To Head To The Dogs This Weekend

August 23, 2017 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE Crotta O’Neills hurling club will head en masse to the dogs this weekend for a major fundraiser. Their 2017 family fundraising Night at the Dogs is on Saturday night in The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee. There will be 12 races with the first race at 7:50 pm; there may […]

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WATCH: Birds Amusements From The Air Is Quite A Sight

WATCH: Birds Amusements From The Air Is Quite A Sight

August 23, 2017 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… MICHAEL ‘Pixie’ O’Gorman brought us some amazing footage of the Rose of Tralee parade a few days ago which showed the town lit up by fireworks. Well he was also had cameras on the ground […]

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Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Rose Jennifer ‘Really Excited’ At Winning Crown

August 23, 2017 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE new Rose of Tralee thought her heart was going to jump out of her chest when she heard her name called out by Daithi O Se last night. Jennifer Byrne, a doctor from […]

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And The Winner Is…Offaly

And The Winner Is…Offaly

August 22, 2017 at 11:33 pm 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… OFFALY Rose, Jennifer Byrne is Rose of Tralee 2017, the first win for the county. She was in shock after hearing her name called out in the Dome tonight and was immediately surrounded and […]

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Kerry Rose Breda Impresses In Interview With Daithí

Kerry Rose Breda Impresses In Interview With Daithí

August 22, 2017 at 10:50 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE Kerry Rose took to the stage tonight and looked relaxed as she chatted away with host Dáithí. Breda O’Mahony from Rathmore looked beautiful and elegant in her dress and spoke about her career in food, […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

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

Saturday 19th August  fourball sponsored by DCS Group 1st: Tim Healy (6) & Chris McNamara (13) 47 Points 2nd: Conor Stack (14) & Seamus MacGearilt (16) 44 Points 3rd: Sean Corcoran (11) &Brendan Brosnan (21) 43 Points 4th: Stephen Barter (17) & Harry Dawson (13) 43 Points 5th: Sean McCarthy (9) […]

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Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

August 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

DANCING: Our club’s ‘Dancing Through the Decades’ will take place in the Festival Dome next Saturday (26th). Have you your ticket? We urge all to support this enjoyable fundraiser. Costas ticéid: €20. Even if you yourself cannot attend, you could offer a ticket to a friend! We expect this ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ presentation […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

August 22, 2017 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

ST. BRENDAN’S PARK CLUB NOTES Under 11 (2007) Our under 11A have nailed down their squad for the coming season following a number of trial games. Well done to all those who took part. Training for our u11A will continue this Tuesday. Our u11B will reconvene with the new management […]

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Churchill GAA Club News

Churchill GAA Club News

August 22, 2017 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior B: Churchill B team are in Championship action this Thursday evening in Churchill. Throw in versus St Senans is at 7pm. Academy: After a break last weekend, Academy training resumes as normal at 11am on Sunday morning. Don’t forget to bring water, gum shield and €2. U11:On Monday evening […]

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PHOTOS: More Style From The Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show (Part 2)

PHOTOS: More Style From The Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show (Part 2)

August 22, 2017 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… YESTERDAY we brought you the style from ladies attending the Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday night (click here if you missed it). Hundreds were in the Dome for the event and the […]

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Texas Is The Bookies’ Favourite To Win Rose Of Tralee

Texas Is The Bookies’ Favourite To Win Rose Of Tralee

August 22, 2017 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE Texas Rose is the hot favourite to win the Rose of Tralee title according to the bookies this afternoon. Lydian Lawler Lopez was 11/10 at 3.10pm today at Paddy Power and Boylesports to […]

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Pamella Corkery, Nicola Curtin, Caroline Corkery, Peter Coffey, Sinead Edwards, and John O'Sullivan at the 'It's a Knockout' event in the Town Park on Sunday, Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Fantastic Fun In The Rain At ‘It’s A Knockout’

August 22, 2017 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… TEAMS of six battled it out in the Town Park on Sunday for a new festival event, the ‘It’s a Knockout’ Challenge. The showery weather proved no deterrent to either the teams, or the […]

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Gardaí Arrest Man In Connection With Murder Of Tralee Woman

Gardaí Arrest Man In Connection With Murder Of Tralee Woman

August 22, 2017 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI investigating the murder of Tralee woman Nicola Collins on March 27 this year at Pophams Road, Cork city, have arrested a man in his 40s. The man was arrested today and is currently detained at Mayfield Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. The body of Nicola […]

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Local Fashion And Beauty Experts To Feature Regularly On New RTE Morning Show

Local Fashion And Beauty Experts To Feature Regularly On New RTE Morning Show

August 22, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO local beauty and fashion experts will be on our TV screens every morning on a new style programme. Well known beauty expert Mary O’Donnell from Tralee and fashionista Orla Diffily, based in Firies, will each have a slot on ‘Life N Style’ which will air every morning from Monday, […]

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Cycle Against Suicide Spinoff participants make their way down Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Powerful Event Spreads Cycle Against Suicide Message

August 22, 2017 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were over 100 cyclists taking part in the Cycle Against Suicide Spinoff on Saturday afternoon and the support of the local community both in Tralee and Ballyheigue was inspiring say organisers. The cyclists set off from Austin Stacks GAA Club in Connolly Park at around 2.30pm making their way […]

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Sydney Rose Aisling Walsh with her personalised Austin Stacks jersey at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Roses Meet Young Fans In Their ‘Pub Twins’

August 22, 2017 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… SATURDAY was a chance for the Roses to get out and about and visit their ‘Pub Twins’. Every year a pub or hotel is paired up with a number of Roses and between 1pm […]

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The captains meet. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Beat Meath To Reach Under 21B All-Ireland Hurling Final

August 22, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was at the Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All Ireland U21B Semi-Final on Saturday in Semple Stadium to see Kerry take on Meath… Kerry 1-23 Meath 1-9 Kerry ran out easy winners in the end on the scoreline of Kerry 1-23 Meath 1-9, but for a short period at […]

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Memorial Stone To Commemorate Babies Who Died To Be Unveiled At Rath Cemetery

Memorial Stone To Commemorate Babies Who Died To Be Unveiled At Rath Cemetery

August 22, 2017 at 10:44 am 1 comment

A MEMORIAL stone to commemorate babies who have died before, during or after birth will be unveiled and blessed at Rath Cemetery, Tralee on Saturday next, August 26 at 11am. The memorial is being put in place by Kerry County Council in association with the Miscarriage Association of Ireland. The Association […]

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