Archive for September 13th, 2017

LISTOWEL RACES LAUNCH -   Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane pictured at the  launch of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day which will be held on Friday 15th of September at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival. The overall winner of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival will win an all new and super stylish Honda Jazz for a year plus a cheque for Ä3,000! Details of the amazing first prize were announced by David Fitzmaurice, Chairman, Listowel Race Company and Patrick McElligott, Managing Director, McElligotts Tralee. Judges were revealed as Ireland's top TV personalities and best known TV duo, Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane assisted by Kerry footballer and McElligott's ambassador Dave Moran. This is the third year of the McElligotts Honda sponsorship and in addition to the all new Honda Jazz with Ä3,000 cash for the Best Dressed Lady, there are also prizes for the Jazziest Headpiece, Most Iconic Lady, Most Glamorous Young Racer and Most Stylish Selfie!  Last year the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day attracted a record crowd of over 29,000, confirming it as one of the most popular and stylish events on the Irish racing and fashion calendar. The annual 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival runs from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September 2017. For more information visit #listowelraces ##mcelligottshondaladiesday
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Three Days Of Fashion Competitions At Listowel Races Begins Thursday

September 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm Comments are Disabled’s coverage of the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races this Friday is sponsored by AIB Listowel… FASHIONABLE racers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including dedicated categories for gentlemen, ladies, younger racers, vintage lovers, couples and the most Stylish Selfie! Commencing tomorrow […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students, in front; Lisa Costello and Ellie McElligott. At back; Alison Guerin, Clodagh Kirby, Sarah Healy, Niamh Ryan, Maeve McElligott and Rebecca Conway with their Junior Certificate results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students In Celebratory Mood After Junior Cert Results

September 13, 2017 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of teenagers had a day off today after they collected their Junior Certificate results at five Tralee secondary schools. There were smiles aplenty as they gathered this morning and principals were delighted with how they got on in the exams. In Presentation Secondary there were 107 students who sat […]

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Initiatives Planned In Town For European Mobility Week

Initiatives Planned In Town For European Mobility Week

September 13, 2017 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are a number of initiatives including free travel and a walking tour of Tralee planned in town for European Mobility Week which takes place from September 16-22. This is an annual campaign on sustainable urban mobility, the aim of which is to encourage and promote sustainable transport measures and to […]

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Members of Coiste Thionól Mhic Easmainn who are organising this year’s Casement Gathering in Tralee on Friday 15th September in The Meadowlands Hotel: tosach (ó chlé) – Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa, Seán Seosamh Ó Conchubhair (Cathaoirleach), Dawn Uí Chonchubhair. Líne 2 (ó chlé) – Brian Caball, Dr Tadhg Ó hArragáin, who will officially open The Gathering and speak ón Tomás Ághas/Thomas Ashe, Aoife Ní Chonchubhair, Brian O’Daly.

Casement Autumn Gathering To Take Place This Friday

September 13, 2017 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Tionól Mhic Easmainn/Casement Autumn Gathering will take place in The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, at 8pm on Friday next, September 15. This year’s lecture, entitled ‘Saving Roger Casement: The Exiled Children’s Misplaced Trust’, will be given by Dr Robert (Bob) Schmuhl of Notre Dame University, Indiana, USA. Dr Schmuhl, author of ‘Ireland’s […]

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Clean-Up Of Coastal Area Behind Blennerville Windmill This Sunday

Clean-Up Of Coastal Area Behind Blennerville Windmill This Sunday

September 13, 2017 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you want to get involved in cleaning up our lovely coastline this weekend, then this is a great way to do it. As part of the CleanCoasts Big Beach Clean Weekend, Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre will be running a cleanup of the area behind the windmill at Blennerville. Slí […]

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Chairperson of Tralee Art Group, Geraldine Kissane with her painting 'Waves of Grey' at the Tralee Art Group 'Art Inspired By Literature' exhibition at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: From ’50 Shades’ To ‘Black Beauty’, Art Group Brings Literature To Life

September 13, 2017 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fine turnout at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening for the opening of a wonderful exhibition which brings literature to life on the canvass. The ladies and gents of Tralee Art Group set themselves a task of creating works inspired by all kinds of books. The result was […]

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Billy Ryle: After The Junior Cert Results, It’s Time To Choose Subjects Wisely

September 13, 2017 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

As hundreds of students in Tralee schools get their results this morning, Career Guidance Counsellor, Billy Ryle, says the Junior Cert is a very important exam in its own right… Junior Cert exam results were issued on Wednesday morning to 61,654 (30,349 female, 31,305 male) candidates nationwide, including 1,858 (923 […]

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Afternoon Tea Fundraiser For Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser For Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre

September 13, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING afternoon in aid of Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre will be held later this month and the organisation is hoping people support this great cause. The centre is set to host an Afternoon Tea Party  on Saturday, September 23 at 1pm in the Muckross House Hotel, Killarney. Guests […]

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12 September 2017; Le Galaxie were pictured alongside Aoife Woodlock, music producer for eir Other Voices, far left, at the launch of the eir Other Voices Open Call 2017, which will make possible the opportunity for one Irish artist to earn a huge coverted performance slot at the IMRO Other Room during the festival.  Transmisson of that performance on RTÉ along with further music career support from eir including all festival expenses, time in a recording studio and budget to create a music video, along with music industry mentoring from the eir Other Voices team. Visit for further information.  Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

First Acts For 16th ‘Other Voices’ In Dingle Announced

September 13, 2017 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE eir Other Voices festival returns to Kerry this December 1, 2 and 3, and the first acts have been announced. It will be the 16th instalment of the world-renowned TV series recording sessions that reverberate around the ancient walls of St. James’ Church in Dingle, later edited and broadcast on […]

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