Archive for November, 2017

Allie Tarrant, Rosie Giles and Emma Tarrant after they had their hair cut for the Rapunzel Foundation at Allure Hair Salon on Rock Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Tralee Girls Get The Chop For Rapunzel Foundation

November 3, 2017 at 5:41 pm 1 comment

THREE girls from St John’s Parochial School on Ashe Street did a wonderful thing on Friday when they chopped off their long locks for the Rapunzel Foundation. Sisters Allie (12) and Emma Tarrant (11) from Clash and Rosie Giles (11) from Ballyard, decided on doing it about 18 months ago […]

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Organisers and friends gather at Tralee Bay Wetlands to launch this year's Santa 5k Fun Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get The Red Suit Ready For The Santa 5k Fun Run

November 3, 2017 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

PUT the date in your diary. This year’s Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will take place on Sunday, December 10 at 11am from the Tralee Bay Wetlands and once again, runners, joggers, walkers, cyclists and pets alike are welcome to take part. This year’s run is for a very special […]

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Amy O'Connell, Mary Collins and Kate Mannix, Health and Leisure, at the IT Tralee Conferring Ceremony in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of IT Tralee Students Conferred At The Brandon

November 3, 2017 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

  THE culmination of years of hard work by students, the first 2017  IT Tralee conferring ceremony took place on Thursday in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre, with two more sessions planned for Friday. Over 1,000 students will graduate over the two days including people from 30 different nations, including China, Malaysia […]

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Launching the Christie Hennessy Festival 2017 at the large billboard on Pembroke Street were Mark Leen; CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance Kieran Ruttledge; Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly; General Manager of The Ashe Hotel Stephen O'Connell and Suzanne Ennis of Tralee Credit Union (sponsor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Christie Hennessy Festival To Entertain Music Lovers This Weekend

November 3, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel will  be the centre of music entertainment again this weekend, as it hosts the 7th annual Christie Hennessy Festivalon Friday and Saturday night. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the untimely death of Tralee’s most famous singing and song-writing star which will give this year’s Christie Hennessy […]

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Coach Of The Month Award For Warriors Boss

Coach Of The Month Award For Warriors Boss

November 2, 2017 at 5:04 pm 1 comment

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors head coach, Mark Bernsen, has won the Basketball Ireland Super League Coach of the Month for October after leading his team to an unbeaten run of four games in the league throughout last month which sees them currently top of the table. Bernsen is no stranger to […]

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The six recipients of the Peter Harty (Nov), Dr Mary McCaffrey (Sep), Anthony O’Gara (Aug), Mary Stapleton on behalf of Caroline McEnery (Oct), Kevin McCarthy (Dec), Pádraig McGillicuddy (July).

Tralee Business People Awards Presented To Six Recipients

November 2, 2017 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

PÁDRAIG McGillicuddy, Anthony O’Gara, Dr Mary McCaffrey, Caroline McEnery, Peter Harty and Kevin McCarthy have been announced as the recipients of Tralee Business People Awards for the months of July to December. Each of the individuals was recognised for their extraordinary commitment to their customers and the town of Tralee […]

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Maura Moriarty

Two Kerry Nursing Home Employees Up For National Awards

November 2, 2017 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry finalists are preparing for the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards 2017. Maeve Poff of Mowlam Healthcare Killarney Nursing Home is shortlisted for a Nursing Home Registered Nurse of the Year Award, while Maura Moriarty of Ocean View Nursing Home, Camp is shortlisted for a Nursing Home Catering & Nutrition […]

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Double-Header Of Coiste Trá Lí Finals At Connolly Park

Double-Header Of Coiste Trá Lí Finals At Connolly Park

November 2, 2017 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THIS coming Sunday sees two Coiste Trá Lí finals down for decision in a double-header in Connolly Park. First up at 1pm is the D & E Stove and Tiling Junior League Final between Austin Stacks and Na Gaeil. Stacks will be hoping to complete a 2 in row, but Na […]

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The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

November 2, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has announced details of its first-ever ‘TalkAbout’ Christmas Afternoon Tea Party. Tralee’s Ballygarry House Hotel is the venue for the event, which is inspired by some of the popular elements from the station’s afternoon talk show, hosted by Deirdre Walsh. So expect plenty of fashion, beauty and hair […]

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Borg Warner's plant in Monavalley.

Thirty Jobs Lost Temporarily At Borg Warner Plant

November 2, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

BORG Warner is to let 30 workers go at their Tralee plant. The lay-offs affect contract production workers at the Monavalley Industrial Estate base, but management say the measures are temporary — a reaction to short-term reductions from a customer — and they expect to have staffing numbers back to current […]

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St Brendan’s Park FC News

St Brendan’s Park FC News

November 1, 2017 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

St Brendan’s Park Fc CLUB NOTES NEW ST.BRENDANS PARK FC SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION In conjunction with O’Neill’s Sportswear, the Club will shortly be unveiling a new jersey for the seasons ahead and we would like as many members as possible to enter a competition to decide what it looks like! […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

November 1, 2017 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Men’s results Sunday 29th October  (Naughton McGrath Hamper) 1st Donal Sugrue (9) 42 Points 2nd: Philip O’Sullivan (8) 38 Points 3rd: John W Murphy (14) 37 Points Best Gross: Graham Spring 36 Points 18+ Handicap: Colm Nagle (19) 37 Points CSS 36 No. of players 79 and 8 better than CSS […]

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St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

St Brendan’s Basketball Club News

November 1, 2017 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

ST. BRENDAN’S BASKETBALL CLUB NOTES By Alan Cantwell Lee Strand U18 Div 1 St.Brendan’s 42 KCYMS 65 St. Brendan’s welcomed a strong KCYMS side full of Irish internationals to Moyderwell and the Killorglin side got of to a good start with baskets from former Brendan’s player David McCarthy and Liam […]

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Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

Tralee Imperials Basketball Club News

November 1, 2017 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

FIXTURES3/11 U14 Div 1 Girls Imperials v Caherciveen John Mitchels 19-30 5/11 U14 Div2 Girls Imerials A v Caherciveen Prsntation 19-15 U12 Div)2 Boys Glenbeigh v Imperials Glenbeigh 17-00 U14 Div1 B Girls Imperials v St. Joseph’s Mounthawk 17-00 6/11 Senior Women Div 2 Imperials v Horans Health Store Mounthawk […]

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Think Ahead To 5k A Day Charity Challenge In January

Think Ahead To 5k A Day Charity Challenge In January

November 1, 2017 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

HE raised thousands last year and now a Tralee man is asking people to make a commitment to get active for the month of January for great causes with the 5k A Day Challenge. Last year, Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne’s efforts raised an amazing €5,722 for the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation […]

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Kerry GAA PRO Among Those Vacating Positions At Next County Convention

Kerry GAA PRO Among Those Vacating Positions At Next County Convention

November 1, 2017 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

HIS voice has been heard over the tannoy at grounds around Kerry and he has supplied the county with updates on the GAA scene over the past five years, but John O’Leary will be stepping down as Kerry GAA PRO at annual county  convention next month. The Spa Killarney clubman […]

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Great Line-Up For Sport, Fitness And Nutrition Expo At INEC

Great Line-Up For Sport, Fitness And Nutrition Expo At INEC

November 1, 2017 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AN expo will bring together leaders from the worlds of fitness, health, nutrition and sport at the INEC in Killarney next January. The one day event, Balance Expo, will inform those who are health enthusiasts and support those who want to start to learn about creating and sustaining a balance […]

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Irish Curry Awards Judges Have The Hots For Lizzy’s Little Kitchen

Irish Curry Awards Judges Have The Hots For Lizzy’s Little Kitchen

November 1, 2017 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

A LISTOWEL woman has impressed judges at the Irish Curry Awards. Lizzy’s Little Kitchen in the north Kerry town has won Best Neighbourhood Restaurant in Munster at the awards. The announcement was made last week at an awards’ ceremony in Belfast.  The café, which is owned by Kerry businesswoman, Lizzy Lyons, […]

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Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In September

Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In September

November 1, 2017 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that September was another busy month for sales of houses and apartment in the Tralee area. There were 29 properties sold, fetching a total of €4,413,570. The house that sold for the most in Tralee — and […]

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