Archive for December 22nd, 2019

Shannon Sheehan, Laura Fitzgerald, Deborah Sheehan and Leanne Barrett at the Casino Christmas Party night at The Rose Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time In The Brogue, Ballyroe And The Rose Hotel

December 22, 2019 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled’s coverage of Christmas party season in Tralee is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE official Christmas parties may be winding down this weekend, but the pubs and restaurants will still be packed over the next two weeks. Ballyroe Heights Hotel hosted a Christmas party night on Friday with […]

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Volunteers filling St Vincent de Paul hampers at their warehouse in Monavalley on Friday. Included are Charlotte Dolan, Jaafar Alrusan, Courtney Sheehy, Rose O'Reilly, Catherine O'Connell, Helen Locke, Pat Hussey and Natalie O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Vincent de Paul To Distribute Hundreds Of Hampers In Tralee Area

December 22, 2019 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just days to Christmas, volunteers at St Vincent de Paul depot in Monavalley have been working diligently to get food packages made up for needy families in the Tralee area. By Friday they had over 800 families on their list to receive  hampers, but that number was likely to […]

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At the Lions Club Christmas party for the preschool at St Brigid's Community Centre in Hawley Park on Friday were in front; Rhona Johnston, Annette O'Sullivan and Mena Quiligan. At back; Sean Cooke, Santa, Mena Quilligan,  Photo by Dermot Crean

Lions Club Brings The Party To St Brigid’s Preschool In Hawley Park

December 22, 2019 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club paid their annual visit  to St Brigid’s PreSchool at Hawley Park and they brought Santa with them The little ones had a great time, enjoyed sweets and goodies, while Santa had a toy for everyone. It continues a tradition of visiting the area going back decades, before […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport To Welcome Thousands Home This Christmas

December 22, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport will handle thousands of passengers over the Christmas period with people travelling between the Kingdom and Germany, London, Dublin and, through connections at Dublin Airport, further afield. It’s always the scene of emotional reunions as people return home for Christmas to spend time with their families and tearful […]

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Roger Harty: Compassion Is Our Compass

Roger Harty: Compassion Is Our Compass

December 22, 2019 at 9:20 am 2 comments

I WROTE an article last week about the beauty of a compass and how it is a great instrument to give us security of direction. In the middle of writing that article it dawned on me that ‘compass’ is an integral part of the word compassion. I said to myself […]

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