Archive for December 13th, 2017

At the launch of the 5k A Day for January Challenge in the Ashe Hotel on Tuesday night were, kneeling; Jenny Boyle, Tommy Commane and Luke Boyle. Back from left; Noel Kelliher, Yvonne Quill, Michelle McGrath, Elma Walsh, Colin 'Poshey' Aherne, Eamonn McAuliffe, Breda Dyland and Trish Kelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over 150 People Already Signed Up For January 5k A Day Challenge

December 13, 2017 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE launch of the 5k a day January challenge for positive mental health took place in The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday night and already over 150 people have registered to take part. Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne was present at the hotel with Elma Walsh from the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation and […]

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Heather’s Guide To Sorting Out ‘Kris Kindle’ Gifts

Heather’s Guide To Sorting Out ‘Kris Kindle’ Gifts

December 13, 2017 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Ok, so your family has opted for ‘Kristkindl’/Kris Kindle and you have gone into an immediate panic.  How in all reality can you find clever, inspired and attractive gifts for everyone with a spending cap of €50 each? Fear not, got advice from an expert.  Heather from John Ross Jewellers […]

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Trae Pemberton and Goran Pantovic with kids at the Tralee Imperials Basketball Marathon on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Imperials Club Raises Funds With Basketball Marathon

December 13, 2017 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Imperials BC took over the hall in Mercy Mounthawk on Saturday and did a marathon 12 hours of basketball raising funds for club and the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Starting at 9am with the enthusiasm of the young academy members evident, each age group took to the floor filling an hour […]

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'When the saints go marching in 'Billy Curtin, keeping the tempo at full blast with the charge to the sea at Fenit on Christmas day.

PHOTOS: More Images From The 1980s In ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’

December 13, 2017 at 12:04 pm 1 comment

TRALEE photographer, John Cleary’s new book ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’ is a great stocking filler this Christmas. The follow up to ‘Through The Lens’ — which featured images of life in Tralee in and Kerry in the 1970s — his latest book of photographs concentrates on the 1980s with images from sporting, […]

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Pictured with Cllr Michael O’Shea at the Kilderry Bends on the N70, Franck Guérineau (centre) and Paul Curry of the Kerry National Road Design Office.

Work To Commence In January On New €10m Road On Tralee-Killorglin Route

December 13, 2017 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

WORK is due to begin next month on the construction of a new road at the Kilderry Bends on the N70 between Milltown and Killorglin following the appointment of a contractor for the €10m project. Kerry County Council has received approval from Transport Infrastructure Ireland to appoint Cork-based Sorenson Civil […]

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Traffic Returns To Bridge Street/The Mall On Thursday Evening

Traffic Returns To Bridge Street/The Mall On Thursday Evening

December 13, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mall and Bridge Street in Tralee will re-open to traffic on Thursday evening at 6.00pm following the completion of works costing approximately €1.7m as part of the Tralee Active Travel Town Project. New taxi bye-laws have been in place since Tuesday and the part-pedestrianisation of The Mall will come […]

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Repro Free Tralee ~Golf Club 11.12.17

TRALEE GOLF CLUB RETIREMENT OF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT  JJ YOUNG .JJ Young retires from Tralee Golf Club after 41 years’ service as Course Superintendent. The club honoured his service by holding a charity golf competition and dinner attended by club members & guests. During the evening Club officers including Captain Kevin Mc Carthy, Lady Captain Margaret O’Shea & Chairperson Teddy Reynolds thanked JJ for his loyal service to the club & the vital part he played in developing the Arnold Palmer designed course into one of the finest links layouts in the world. In his farewell speech JJ spoke fondly of his time & passion in working with Tralee Golf Club & thanked all members for making his day so special.The occasion was marked with TGC granting JJ with Honorary Life Membership. A special presentation was also made to JJ & his wife Adrienne. PICTURED  L to R    Kevin McCarthy Captain TGC ,  J.J. Young , Teddy Reynolds Chairperson TGC and  Margaret O’Shea Lady Captain, ,   
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Tralee Golf Club Honours JJ For His Years Of Service

December 13, 2017 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL  celebration was held recently to mark the retirement of the Tralee Golf Club Course Superintendent. JJ Young retires from Tralee Golf Club after 41 years’ service and the club honoured his service by holding a charity golf competition and dinner attended by club members and guests. Continued below… […]

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The dancers in the Ballymacelligott GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' 2018.

Participants Getting Ready For Ballymac GAA’s ‘Strictly Love Dancing 2018’

December 13, 2017 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE talented and hardworking Ballymac Strictly Love Dancing participants will take to the floor in less than two months to dance their hearts out for the chance to be crowned winners in the 2018 competition. The dancers rehearsals are well underway and this year’s event at the Ballygarry House Hotel […]

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