Archive for September 1st, 2022

Here’s How Many New Cars Were Sold In Kerry In August

Here’s How Many New Cars Were Sold In Kerry In August

September 1, 2022 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to August 2021, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 155 new car registrations in the county in August compared to 134 in the same month in 2021, […]

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Whatever your sartorial style. . . . there is something for everyone at the forthcoming Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which runs from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th of September. So whether you live ‘forever in blue jeans’; consider yourself a ‘sharp dressed man’, love a retro vintage look or want to dress up to the nines  . . . you could be a winner alright at Listowel Harvest Races! 
Top International model, Sydney Sargent, (who now lives in Dingle) will judge the Listowel Tidy Towns/An Taisce Best Up-Cycled, Vintage or Preloved Outfit on the closing day of the festival race meeting on Saturday 24th of September. There are generous cash and other prizes for both male and female winners. Sydney is wearing an original crochet dress from 1965 styled for the shoot by one of the organisers local designer Imelda Murphy. 
Listowel Races were the first course to host a sustainable focussed fashion competition and this competition which promotes and celebrates up-styling, recycling and vintage / pre loved style has continued to grow in popularity as we all seek to reduce waste to protect the future of our planet.
Tickets can be purchased online or at turnstiles on the day for €20 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & €25 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, with a 20% discount for groups of 20 or more. Visit for more information and follow the hashtag #listowelraces on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates and to join the conversation!

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Press Release
Today, Listowel Race Company announced an action packed programme both on and off the course for their forthcoming 7 day Harvest Racing Festival from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th of September. Celebrated as one of the longest established race meetings in Ireland - Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday are all National Hunt meetings and Tuesday & Thursday feature an all Flat race card. Off course, months of careful planning have gone into ensuring that this yearís festival will be the most exhilarating ever! There is something for everyone of all ages including six fashion competitions with dedicated days for Ladies, Men, Couples, Sustainable / Vintage, Blue Jeans and Fancy Dress; exceptional free childrenís entertainment on the Sunday; live music and some very special celebrity guests. PLUS the ëSave your Heels, Weíve got Wheelsí free double decker bus is back on Ladies Day! Visit for more information and to pre-book tickets and corporate entertainment. Follow the hashtag #listowelraces on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for exclusive updates and to join the conversation!
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Sponsored: New Ticket Kiosk For Racing Festival Opens In Listowel Town Centre

September 1, 2022 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

With the Listowel Harvest Festival now just weeks away, a designated Listowel Races ticket shop has opened on William Street in the town today (Thursday). Located next to McGuires pharmacy at the site of the old “Coco Kids” store, the shop be open from Thursday to Saturday between 12 to […]

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Presentation Primary junior infants pupils on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Happy Faces As Junior Infants Begin Schooldays At Presentation Primary

September 1, 2022 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

AS ever, the teachers at Presentation Primary School had a busy Wednesday morning as they welcomed the new arrivals to the school. Ms Deenihan and Ms Daly have about 50 pupils between the two junior infants classes and all went smoothly as they settled into school life. Scroll down for […]

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Film Produced By Tralee Native About Dingle ‘Blow-Ins’ To Screen On RTE Next Week

September 1, 2022 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A FILM produced by a Tralee native and directed by a Dingle-based filmmaker will be shown on RTE next week. Following its world-premiere at the 2022 Galway Film Fleadh, ‘Blow-Ins’, a feature documentary film directed by Malcolm Willis, and produced by Ben Kavanagh, will be screening on RTÉ One on […]

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Teacher Patricia Fitzell and Principal Mike O'Toole with junior infants at St John's Ashe Street Parochial School on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Arrivals Welcomed At St John’s Parochial School

September 1, 2022 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a new beginning for young boys and girls as they made their way to St John’s Parochial School this week. The school located off Ashe Street continues to grow and they welcome nine junior infants this year, double the usual amount of new arrivals from the previous few […]

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Junior infants taking some time to meditate on their first day at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fun First Day For Junior Infants At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

September 1, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy end to the month of August at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn as the school welcomed two junior infants classes. Ms Ní Dhonghaile and Ms Ní Ghearáin made the 56 new arrivals feel at home in a school which has seen more work completed over the summer […]

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Gardaí Make Arrests In Relation To Fatal House Fire In Tralee 10 Years Ago

Gardaí Make Arrests In Relation To Fatal House Fire In Tralee 10 Years Ago

September 1, 2022 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí investigating a house fire in which a father and daughter died at their home at Killeen Heights, Tralee, on May 12, 2012 have arrested three people. A man aged in his 30s was arrested in June 2022. He has since been released without charge with a file being prepared […]

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