Archive for August 15th, 2018

ERRY ROSE Celine O'Shea and 8 year old Nia Walshe from Tralee . 
pictures from the Rose of Tralee international Festival . Dathi O'Se from RTE was on hand at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin for the launch of this years 2018 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Photo: Domnick Walsh

PHOTOS: Roses Gather In Dublin For Photoshoot Before Heading To Tralee

August 15, 2018 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE 57 Rose of Tralee contestants gathered at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Wednesday morning to meet host Dáithí Ó Sé and pose for some photos. Then it was off on the road to […]

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Amy Walsh, Emma Daly, Emma Lynch and Brogan Rogers with their Leaving Cert results at Presentation Tralee on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Leaving Cert Results Are In For Tralee Students

August 15, 2018 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

HAPPINESS, nervousness, and for some, a little disappointment were among the emotions evident at schools around the country this morning as thousands of students collected their Leaving Cert results. There were 1,727 Kerry students among them and hundreds were from Tralee schools, so we called around this morning to see what […]

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Gardaí And RSA To Bring ‘Roll Over Simulator’ To Tralee

Gardaí And RSA To Bring ‘Roll Over Simulator’ To Tralee

August 15, 2018 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE will have the chance to use the ‘Roll Over Simulator’ when An Garda Síochána and Road Safety Authority (RSA) bring a display and information stand to the small Tesco car park in the town centre between 10am and 6pm on this Saturday. The interactive road safety experience simulator is highly effective in […]

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14-8-2018: Grace Madden with a special birthday cake celebrating Listowel Races 160th year pictured on Tuesday with John Galvin and Brenda Daly at the launch of the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival (Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th of September) which will feature The Kerry National on Sept 12th, Ladies Day on Sept 14th and Listowel Tidy Towns Best Presentation of an Up cycled/Restyled or Authentic Vintage Outfit  Sept 15th.
Photo: Don MacMonagle†

This year Listowel Race Company are celebrating 160 years of racing at the scenic course, and racing highlights include the Ä40,000 Kerry Group Handicap Steeplechase (Sunday 9th); the Ä200,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase, Grade A (Wednesday 12th) and the Ä100,000 Ladbrokes Ireland Handicap Hurdle, Grade B on (Thursday 13th). As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised an extensive range of free entertainment, including the Kerry Group family Day; daily race card draws with cash prizes, promotions, music and more.

The meeting opens on Sunday 9th of September with the Kerry Group Family Day, and other social highlights include the Best Dressed Man, on Thursday 13th and the Listowel Tidy Town / An Taisce - Best Presentation of an Up cycled/Restyled or Authentic Vintage Outfit on Saturday 15th of September. The fashion highlight, judged by Aoibhin Garrihy assisted by Marietta Doran, is the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day on Friday 14th of September with a total cash prize fund of Ä6,500 and the opportunity to win a Honda Civic for a year.

Admission is only Ä20 each day / OAP / Students: Ä12 and children under 12 have free admission to the race course, when accompanied by an adult. Generous group, corporate, sports clubs and pre booking discounts also available including 7 day ticket for the price of 5 days; 20% discount for pre purchase of 20 tickets or more. † All tickets can be purchased online at†

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Serious Racing, Fun And Fashion At Listowel Races This September

August 15, 2018 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Listowel Racing Company is celebrating 160 years of racing at the scenic course this year and they are promising some fantastic entertainment. The festival, which takes place from Sunday, September 9 to Saturday, September 15, was launched at the course on Tuesday and the racing highlights over the seven days […]

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Conor Keane.

Listowel Man’s Documentary To Air On RTE Radio 1 This Weekend

August 15, 2018 at 8:50 am 1 comment

A RADIO documentary narrated and produced by a Listowel man Conor Keane will air on RTE Radio 1 this weekend. ‘In Shame, Love, In Shame’ tells the story behind the famous song written by Sean McCarthy. In 1946, in an act of defiance against the local clergy, a group of […]

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