Archive for May, 2018

Brandon Car Park To Close For A Week From Monday

Brandon Car Park To Close For A Week From Monday

May 25, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE Brandon car-park will be closed to the public from next Monday, May 28, for one week. The car-park, which is notoriously patchy, uneven and prone to accumulations of large puddles during bad weather, is currently being resurfaced. Parking will be facilitated at Fels Point and will be signposted. The […]

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Horses in the parade ring at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Things To Do In Tralee This Weekend

May 25, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and the weather is supposed to stay dry for the most part. Unfortunately, there isn’t that much to get to compared to other weekends. Still though… Friday 1. Beauty night… HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at […]

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The Rosebuds on parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter To Be A Rosebud During Festival

May 24, 2018 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE deadline to be Rose Buds at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival has crept up on some people, but there’s still time for your daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, friend or neighbour to apply. Fifty children from Kerry and beyond will be chosen through the direct application process, while […]

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Alan Pan with CH Tralee staff Ciara Cashan, Sharon Houlihan and Karen Corridon at the CH Tralee Alan Pan Estee Lauder Masterclass on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Hosts Top Make-Up Artist For Masterclass

May 24, 2018 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Tralee hosted a famed make-up artist for a masterclass last night. Alan Pan is one of Estee Lauder’s leading global makeup artists and has worked with celebrities such as Kendall Jenner. Based in the UK, Alan works across North America, the UK and Europe.  He appears frequently on TV […]

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Subject award winners, in front; Michael O'Donnell (Irish), Darragh O'Brien (Maths, Physics, Economics, Geography, German) Principal Anne O'Callaghan, Stephen Gannon (DCG and Chemistry) and Cathal Murphy (History). Back row left to right; Dylan Kildea McConnell (Business), Leon Dunne Hourigan (Construction Studies), John Walsh (LCVP), Hugh Healy (French, English, Biology).

PHOTOS: CBS The Green Presents Annual Awards To Students

May 24, 2018 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green Tralee has had its annual awards ceremony in the school this week to honour its high-achieving pupils. A number of awards were given to 6th Year students in the various academic subjects and for sporting prowess. Principal of CBS The Green, Ms Anne O’Callaghan presented the award and, […]

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Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony and Mary Doyle.

Kerry Rose To Take On Charity Challenge This Saturday

May 24, 2018 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE current Kerry Rose will have a very busy but rewarding day ahead of her on Saturday, when she takes on a challenge for charity before handing over her sash later that night at the Kerry Rose Selection. Breda O’Mahony from Rathmore will be taking on Ireland’s highest mountain and climbing […]

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Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai students with the Gaelbhratach.

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Receive An Gaelbhratach

May 24, 2018 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLAISTE Chiarraí’s Coiste Gaeilge received An Gaelbhratach in Dublin this week where they met music group Seo Linn and students from 80 other schools. An Gaelbhratach is a purple flag that gives the school recognition for the promotion of Irish outside of the classroom. It’s the schools 4th year in […]

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Gardaí In Kerry To Conduct ‘Slow Down’ Day

Gardaí In Kerry To Conduct ‘Slow Down’ Day

May 24, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry and around the country will conduct a speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority for a 24 hour period from 7am on Friday to 07am on Saturday. The objective is to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce injuries […]

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The Kerry team. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT: Kerry Under 17 Hurlers Impress Against North Cork

May 24, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the Under 17 Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge match between Kerry and North Cork on Wednesday night in Crotta O’Neills pitch… Kerry 4-17 Cork North 2-10 Played in brilliant sunshine in the beautiful sod of Crotta O’Neills new pitch in Dromakee, Kerry led from start to finish […]

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Man Who Died After Stabbing Was From North Kerry

Man Who Died After Stabbing Was From North Kerry

May 23, 2018 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE man who died following a stabbing incident in Cahersiveen this morning has been named as Robert Elston. He was originally from Croagh, Lisselton.  A 20-year-old man has been arrested and is being detained at Killarney Garda Station following the incident, which happened shortly after 4am in a house at Fertha Drive in the town. […]

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Leah Kavanagh of Mercy Mounthawk with her work. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Murals Go On Display At The Ashe Memorial Hall

May 23, 2018 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is set for a splash of colour and an exhibition of some exceptional artistic work over the coming weeks as a series of newly created murals are displayed around the town. It’s all part of the Tralee Town Centre Mural Project which aims to further enhance the appearance of […]

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Two Tralee Natives Receive Prestigious Honours From NUI Galway

Two Tralee Natives Receive Prestigious Honours From NUI Galway

May 23, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee natives were among just seven people honoured at the prestigious NUI Galway 2018 Alumni Awards at the weekend. Award-winning poet, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, originally from Oakpark, was presented with the ‘Gradam Alumni don Ghaeilge’, while Professor Declan Sugrue, originally from Tralee, Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital received the Alumni […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

May 23, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

It’s that time of year again when the Kerry Rose is chosen. The 2018 selection takes place on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel so it’s time to find out more about the 25 contestants… AMIE MCNAMARA SPONSORED BY THE THATCH Amie is 20 years old from Listowel, County […]

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Pictured at the launch of The Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Festival in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation which takes place in Tralee 15th-17th June, is (L to R) Marc Ó Sé, Brian O'Se, Dave Elson, Peigí O’Mathúna of Meadowlands Hotel, Avril Hewett, Joe Hennebry, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice Foundation and (back row) Dusan Bogdanovic and Kieran Donaghy.

Sports Stars And Family Fun For Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Celebrations

May 23, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Meadowlands Hotel will be play host to sports stars including soccer legend Paul McGrath and Cork’s Seán Óg Ó hAilpín to celebrate its 20th anniversary as a business with a weekend festival next month. The Meadowlands Hotel has a long tradition of supporting sports organisations in Tralee and currently sponsors local GAA, soccer & […]

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Michell Greaney, Optimal Fitness, with runners from Aspen Grove. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time For Teams And Individuals To Take Part In 5k/10k Corporate Challenge

May 23, 2018 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather is supposed to be great for Friday evening, so conditions will be perfect for the Optimal Fitness Tralee’s Corporate Challenge event. This 5k and 10k event takes place from Aspen Grove on the Castlemaine Road at 7pm and teams and individuals still have time to enter. “It is […]

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Cara Credit Union To Replace €2 Saving Stamps With E Stamp Balance

Cara Credit Union To Replace €2 Saving Stamps With E Stamp Balance

May 23, 2018 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have announced that they are replacing their €2 Saving Stamps and machines with an E Stamp Balance now available on every members account. “our €2 Saving Stamps and machines are no longer compliant with Anti Money Laundering (AML) Regulation and guidance issued by the Central Bank,” explanined […]

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Man Dies After Stabbing In Cahersiveen

Man Dies After Stabbing In Cahersiveen

May 23, 2018 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

Gardai at Caherciveen, are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred at Fertha Drive, Caherciveen at approximately 4.35am this morning. A 33-year-old male received serious stab wounds and was removed by ambulance to University Hospital in Kerry where he was pronounced dead. A 30-year-old man was arrested a short time later […]

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Volunteers Wanted For Cosmetic Validation Services At IT Tralee Centre

Volunteers Wanted For Cosmetic Validation Services At IT Tralee Centre

May 23, 2018 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

SHANNON Applied Biotechnology Centre (Shannon ABC), a research centre at IT Tralee, is looking for volunteers to partake in Cosmetic Product Validation Studies. Shannon ABC has been conducting research with cosmetic companies for over 6 years, to assist them in the validation of their products. Shannon ABC, IT Tralee has […]

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Kerry ETB Courses Starting Soon In Tralee Centre

Kerry ETB Courses Starting Soon In Tralee Centre

May 23, 2018 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TWO new courses are beginning very soon at Kerry ETB Training Centre but there’s still time to apply. Interviews take place tomorrow, Thursday, May 24 for IT Support Specialist Traineeship. This course is for people who have an interest in developing careers in IT support services. It offers a grounding […]

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Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

May 22, 2018 at 8:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AS part of their ongoing planning preparation, Kerry County Council is to hold a public consultation day regarding the proposed Tralee to Fenit Greenway this Wednesday in Fenit. Maps of the route of the proposed greenway will be on display for inspection throughout the day. Kerry County Council officials will […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Club Juvenile News

May 22, 2018 at 7:14 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) We’ll have a change of plan on Sunday morning next as the Under 6, Under 8 and Under 10 footballers will travel to Puck (Killorglin) for friendly games. We’ll meet at the clubhouse, Connolly Park, at 9.30am. Be there if you need a lift! Many thanks […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

May 22, 2018 at 7:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens Results Sat. 19/5/18 –  Billy Nolan Jewellers Open Scotch Mixed Foursomes 1st Mikey Sheehy (12) Gráinne Sheehy (34) 42pts 2nd Rory Hill (3) Maura Shanahan (16) 40pts 3rd Danny Leen (5) Brid Halloran (18) 38pts 22 Cards Processed. Sun. 20/5/18 – MC5 Ballybunion Exchange – CaseyStephenson/Naughton 1st: Patrick Lawlor […]

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Leighanne Moore of the Manor West Hotel, Stevie Griffin, team manager Daithi Creedon, team members Paul Kennedy, Cormac Daly, Cathal Moynihan, Shane Courtney, Leonie Flaherty of The Ashe Hotel, Angela O'Mahony of Manor West Hotel Leisure Centre at the launch of the Tralee Manor West Rás team at the hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Manor West BC Team Taking Part In Rás Tailteann

May 22, 2018 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Manor West BC team is currently taking part in the Rás Tailteann which had a stage finish in Listowel on Tuesday. This year’s eight day Ras Tailteann sees a new era for the Tralee club as they have entered their own team with the support of Manor West Hotel […]

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Past and present Kerry footballers with Kerry Hospice Foundation volunteers welcoming the news that the GAA has named Kerry Hospice Foundation as one of its official charities.

Kerry Hospice To Receive €20,000 From The GAA

May 22, 2018 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation has been announced as one of the GAA’s Official Charities for the year ahead. Five charities from around the country and representing a range of different causes were selected by the Association to be charity partners for this year. The charities were unveiled at a special photo […]

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Mary O'Donnell.

Mary O’Donnell To Help Launch Skincare Range At Horan’s Healthstore

May 22, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at Horan’s The Square Tralee with special guest Mary O’Donnell Beauty.   Tickets are €5 and are redeemable on the night. They are available from Horan’s The Square. There’s refreshments and nibbles on arrival, goodie […]

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Billy Lacey (Kingdom Castleisland), Muriel Devane (Annascaul) and Keith Newsome  (Annascaul) at the Kerry Badminton Association annual social at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night To Honour The Stars Of Kerry Badminton

May 22, 2018 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

By Junior Griffin The Kerry Badminton Association held their annual awards night on Saturday night last and this year it was held in The Rose Hotel, Tralee. Just short of 125 patrons attended and what a gala, fulfilling night it proved to be with all clubs from the county represented. […]

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Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

May 22, 2018 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on Wednesday, May 23, for an Open Information Morning, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives details on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General […]

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Fenit Diving Boards Move Step Closer With Backing Of Kerry County Council

Fenit Diving Boards Move Step Closer With Backing Of Kerry County Council

May 22, 2018 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

DIVING boards in Fenit moved another step closer on Friday after the Restore Fenit Diving Boards Campaign (RFDBC) delegation received the backing of Kerry County Council for the project. After the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, May 14, Council management revealed there were still issues to be resolved in terms […]

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Students Joanne Kelly and James Lyons with Vogue Williams at the awards

National Learning Network Tralee Wins National Award

May 22, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE Sporting Chance course at National Learning Network in Tralee was announced as winners of the Nutramino Inclusive Health and Fitness Award at a ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin earlier this month. The award recognises the work students from the Sporting Chance course have been doing in the […]

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Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan (right) with solicitor Pa Daly, Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly and Minister Brendan Griffin.

Minister For Justice Alarmed At Antiquated State Of Tralee Courthouse

May 22, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Justice says he’s alarmed at the antiquated condition of the courthouse in Tralee. Charlie Flanagan spent nearly an hour inspecting the building on Ashe Street in Tralee amid proposals from the Court Services to build a new courthouse on the outskirts of the town. Tralee Chamber Alliance, […]

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