Archive for November 28th, 2018

Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

November 28, 2018 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will return for a hometown gig tomorrow night with his London based experimental pop/noise rock outfit TAYNE. Fronted by Matthew Sutton, they released their debut album ‘Breathe’ at the start of this month and finish up their 21 date UK/Ireland tour with a gig in Greyhound bar this […]

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600 Patients Over 75 Years Old Waited On Trolleys At UHK In First Nine Months Of 2018

600 Patients Over 75 Years Old Waited On Trolleys At UHK In First Nine Months Of 2018

November 28, 2018 at 3:33 pm 2 comments

SINN Féin Councillor Toireasa Ferris has expressed her concern that 600 patients over the age of 75 were left waiting over 24 hours to be seen in University Hospital Kerry ED in the first nine months of 2018, according to statistics from the HSE. The figures come as the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation […]

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Aoife Roche.

Tralee Woman Aoife Wins Miss Bikini Titles At Championships In Belfast

November 28, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman was a big winner in Belfast on Sunday in the National Irish Fitness Model Association World Championships. Aoife Roche (35) won the Miss Bikini over 30s,  Miss Beach Body and Overall Miss Bikini World Champion 2018 at the event. Aoife, the daughter of well known publican Damien and Bridie Roche of The […]

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Members of the Zyber Theatre Group in rehearsals for 'With Love From Above'. From left; Tim Landers, Raphael Crowley, Ted Cronin, Katie Moloney, Ken Quillinan, John Patton, Rhona Johnston and George Lowe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Theatre Group To Perform Funny And Poignant Play At Meadowlands Hotel

November 28, 2018 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Group is all set to stage their new production at the Meadowlands Hotel next week, with proceeds raised going to three great causes. They will present Fidelma Fitzgerald’s funny and poignant play, ‘With Love From Above’ on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3rd to 5th. Featuring some […]

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Maureen McCarthy with her Hi Magazine Award.

Local Businesswoman Wins At Hi Magazine 2018 Awards

November 28, 2018 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Hi Magazine Awards 2018 were held in The Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork on Saturday night and a local businesswoman came home with an award. Maureen McCarthy, who runs Brush’n’Blush in Tralee with her mother Frances, won Hi’s ‘Most Stylish Newcomer to the Hair Industry 2018’ award. The Fenit […]

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Cormac Sertutxa.

Local Red Cross Volunteer Nominated For National Award

November 28, 2018 at 10:05 am 2 comments

A MEMBER of the Irish Red Cross in Tralee will be hoping to win a Volunteer Ireland Award next week. Cormac Sertutxa is nominated in the Community Category in the awards which take place at the Carlton Hotel in Blanchardstown, Dublin on Friday, December 7. According to the Volunteer Ireland website, Cormac […]

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Tralee Rowing Club athletes at the Irish Provinces Indoor Rowing Competition. Front row: Rosie Giles, Amy Darcy, Nicolas Larkin (MJ15, 1st place 1000m), Heidi Giles (Club Captain), Alayna Gannon, Sarah Fitzgerald (WJ16, 2nd place 500m and 3rd place 2000m), Emma Fitzgibbon and Ruairi Healy. Back row: Daniel Fitzgerald and Ted Hanly. Missing from the photo, Liam Daly and Shane Deane.

Tralee Rowing Club Members Win Medals At Inter-Provincial Event

November 28, 2018 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rowing Club brought 11 young athletes to the Irish Provinces Indoor Rowing Competition last Saturday, at the UL Sports Arena in Limerick, and came back home with three medals, many personal best performances and happy first-time competitors. Sarah Fitzgerald won two medals in the WJ16 age group, achieving 3rd […]

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Students and teachers from KCFE attending the National FET Lrearner Forum in The Grand Hotel, Tralee on Tuesday, Mary Lucey (Principal of KCFE), Sean Maunsell, Erin Linehan, Michaela Brosnan (teacher), Leona Stack, Senan Wrenn, Kate O'Connor and Conor JJ Marchi. Photo: Joe Hanley

FET Learners From KCFE Have Their Voices Heard At Kerry Regional Forum

November 28, 2018 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

LEARNERS from the Kerry College of Further Education under the auspices of Kerry Education and Training Board (KETB) convened at the regional meeting of the National Further Education and Training (FET) Learner Forum which took place in Tralee at the Grand Hotel on Tuesday. As a learner-centred form of provision, […]

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STORM UPDATE: No Roads Closed In Tralee Area But Watch Out For Debris

STORM UPDATE: No Roads Closed In Tralee Area But Watch Out For Debris

November 28, 2018 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

STORM Diana is affecting the county this morning and while there are no reports of roads closed in the Tralee area, Gardai report that a number of incidents have occurred on the Tralee/Fenit Road this morning where debris is an issue. Elsewhere, Kerry County Council is aware of and dealing with […]

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