Archive for December 4th, 2019

Outgoing President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Aidan Kelly hands over the chain of office to new President Kevin McCarthy at the Chamber's AGM on Tuesday night at The Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kevin McCarthy Appointed New Tralee Chamber Alliance President

December 4, 2019 at 7:33 pm 2 comments

THE Managing Director of the Garvey Group was appointed as the new President of Tralee Chamber Alliance at yesterday evenings Chamber AGM. Kevin McCarthy is one of a number of key appointments made by the Chamber, in what is a significant strengthening of their Executive Board. Also appointed last night […]

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Photographed at the launch of the ‘Food for Good’ Christmas Campaign in the Aldi Royal Canal Park Store is TV personality, Glenda Gilson and Co - Founder of FoodCloud, Aoibheann O’Brien. Pic: Conor McCabe.

Aldi Launches Christmas Campaign To Donate Food To Kerry Charities

December 4, 2019 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

ALDI has launched its Food For Good campaign with FoodCloud to help those in need this Christmas, including their charity partners Novas Knocklee House and ADAPT Kerry Women’s Refuge in Tralee. A new independent survey from Aldi has found that households in Kerry throw out over €1.5m worth of food each year, […]

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Tralee Lions Club members   who will be out collecting for great causes this Friday and Saturday.

Tralee Lions Club Asks Public To Give Generously To Collection This Weekend

December 4, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will hold their annual street collection this Friday and Saturday in aid of good causes in the Tralee area for Christmas. Tralee Lions Club was formed over 50 years ago and their motto is “We Serve”. It is about helping others in the community through fundraising and […]

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Caroline Houlihan presenting a cheque to Con O'Connor of Pieta House Tralee.

Caroline Uses 40th Birthday Celebration To Raise Funds For Charity

December 4, 2019 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

NOW this was a great idea! A Causeway woman used the occasion of her birthday to raise funds for two great causes. Caroline Houlihan recently celebrated her 40th birthday in the north Kerry village and decided to generously donate the proceeds of donations from friends and family to Temple Street Children’s […]

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WATCH: Proceeds From Song With Video Shot In Tralee To Go To Charity

December 4, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY singer-songwriter has released a song where all proceeds from sales goes to the The Simon Communities of Ireland. Grace Foley from Killarney has released ‘Close The Door’, co-written by Dave McCune with the video shot by James Maher of Maher Media in Tralee featuring actor Laura Reidy. It shows the […]

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Louise Cotter (right) accepts the Design Project of the Year award at the at the KPMG/Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards at The Convention Centre, Dublin from Ger Harvey of OPW, with David Conway of Limerick 2030.

Tralee Architect Wins Prestigious Award For Design Of Limerick Building

December 4, 2019 at 9:29 am 1 comment

A TRALEE woman was a winner at the KPMG/Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards at The Convention Centre, Dublin last Thursday. Louise Cotter of Carr, Cotter and Naessens Architects in Cork was presented with the Design Project of the Year award for the Hanging Gardens building in Limerick City. This […]

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Radio Kerry Presenter Needs Your Votes In RTE Stand-Up Comedy Competition

December 4, 2019 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

A POPULAR Radio Kerry presenter is having a crack at the world of stand-up comedy and could even appear on the Ray Darcy show this Saturday night…with your help. Brendan Fuller, of the station’s Afternoon Show, has entered ‘Stand Up & Be Funny’,  a new comedy talent competition searching for Ireland’s next […]

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Launching the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk were, back from left; Mike Moriarty, Patrick Casey, Pa Laide, Mark Lee, Mayor Jim Finucane, Cllr Sam Locke, Jerry Daly and Michael Fox Connor. Front from left; Fiona Kirby, Ciss O'Connor, Joe Hennebery, Mary Shanahan, Willie Cleary and Frank Greaney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Looking Forward To The Bill Kirby Memorial Walk For Kerry Hospice

December 4, 2019 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year saw a big crowd take to the road in sunshine for the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk and organisers are hoping the weather gods will be just as kind this year. The charity event on St Stephen’s Day, organised by Michael ‘Fox’ Connor, is a wonderful way for […]

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Launching the Ballad and Folk Night fundraising concert at The Ashe Hotel were, front from left; Peter Tigge, Pamela O'Connor and Dave Buckley. Back from left; Julie O'Sullivan (Tralee Community Responders), Mary Lynch, Padraig Hanrahan (The Ashe Hotel), Mary Fitzgerald (Comfort For Chemo Kerry) and Jimmy Murphy (Tralee Community Responders). Photo by Dermot Crean

Best Of Local Musicians To Play Concert In Ashe Hotel This Friday

December 4, 2019 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LINE-UP consisting of the best of local ballad/ folk musicians and singers will entertain at a special fundraising concert this Friday night at The Ashe Hotel. It’s a who’s who of the local scene appearing, with Spailpín, Flight of Earls, Ronnie Ryan, Sligo & Shenanigans, Joe & Pam, Dreams […]

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Kerry Festival Of Pride To Return In Summer 2020

Kerry Festival Of Pride To Return In Summer 2020

December 4, 2019 at 8:12 am 1 comment

THE Kerry Festival of Pride is relaunching in 2020 with an LGBTQ+ Pride parade in Tralee on Saturday, June 13th 2020. The parade will be at the centre of a series of events running throughout the weekend of 12th-14th June 2020 including a social night and a family event. The […]

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