Archive for December 9th, 2018

Mark Sugrue on Winning Streak.

Kerry Players Win A Total Of €61,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

December 9, 2018 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

TWO men from Kerry enjoyed a fun Saturday in Dublin bringing home €61,000 in prizes between them on RTE’s Winning Streak show. Mark Sugrue from Castleisland and Dave Morris from Cromane appeared on the show last night and seemed right at home with Marty and Sinead. Mark brought a big […]

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Aileen Galloway and Aaron James at the Ballyheigue GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Fun At Ballyheigue GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

December 9, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THEY came in their hundreds, despite the wind and rain, for a fantastic night of entertainment at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday, as 12 couples competed in the Ballyheigue GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. There were banners aplenty all around the dance floor as the couples danced the night away to impress […]

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Cara O'Flaherty, Roseanne Daly and Niamh O'Connor at the Rose Hotel Christmas Party Night on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Night At The Rose Hotel

December 9, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather may have been pretty awful, but that that had little effect on the turnout for a Christmas Party Night at the Rose Hotel on Saturday. Guests from schools, companies and charity organisations enjoyed a bubbly and mulled wine reception before a fabulous meal and entertainment in the Lee […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 9, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… An exhibition worth a visit… Lovely morning at Tralee Library with relatives of Kerry’s first four TDs as part of opening of […]

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Looking over a March 1918 of the Freeman's Journal at the opening of the exhibition were, at back; Eddie Barrett, a grandnephew of Austin Stack;  Clementine O’Keeffe, a granddaughter of James Crowley, Mary Lynch, granddaughter of Fionán Lynch and John Beazley, a cousin of Piaras Béaslaí. In front is Leas Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council John Joe Culloty and County Archivist Michael Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

Exhibition To Mark Centenary Of First Dáil Opens At Library

December 9, 2018 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

AN exhibition to mark the centenary of the 1918 general election and the First Dáil was officially opened by the Leas Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council on Saturday at Tralee Library. Relatives of the first Kerry TDs were in attendance at the opening of the exhibition which features information on the […]

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Mark Looks For Votes In Christmas FM Song Contest

Mark Looks For Votes In Christmas FM Song Contest

December 9, 2018 at 10:39 am 2 comments

TRALEE musician and businessman, Mark Leen, is hoping the public will vote for his Christmas song in a radio station contest. The Coca-Cola Christmas FM Song Contest entries have been whittled down to six finalists and Mark’s big band number, ‘Fly Home For Christmas’ is one of them. The Coca-Cola […]

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Roger Harty: Why Sugar Is Addictive

Roger Harty: Why Sugar Is Addictive

December 9, 2018 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

GETTING straight to the kernel of the matter, sugar is addictive because it is connected with our very survival. In other words, if we don’t get what the body believes to be an adequate supply of sugar it thinks it is going to die. A very important point to make […]

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