Articles by: Dermot Crean

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Eczema And How To Treat It

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Eczema And How To Treat It

October 9, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on the Eczema skin condition… A QUERY came in from a reader recently on the topic of Eczema. The email read: “I have suffered with Eczema for the past 10 years and I have tried everything and anything. I would be very interested […]

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Fitness: Correcting Muscle Imbalance And Posture

Fitness: Correcting Muscle Imbalance And Posture

October 9, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness on correcting muscle imbalance and posture… It is commonplace amongst regular fitness enthusiasts or gym users to ask such questions as: Why am I stronger on one side of my body than the other? Why can I lift heavier weight with one arm over the […]

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Staff At Kerry Women’s Refuge Centre Vote For Industrial Action

Staff At Kerry Women’s Refuge Centre Vote For Industrial Action

October 9, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

SIPTU members at the Kerry Women’s Refuge at Killeen Road have voted in favour of industrial action. The decision comes after a dispute over rosters at the centre, which provides services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. According to SIPTU, management informed employees recently that the 12am-9am shift at the […]

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TraleeToday.ie Passes 1,000,000 Pageviews Mark!

TraleeToday.ie Passes 1,000,000 Pageviews Mark!

October 8, 2014 at 8:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THANKS a million everyone! After less than six months TraleeToday.ie has passed the magical 1,000,000 page views mark. It’s somewhere we never expected to be over that short period of time and we’re overwhelmed by the positive response received from everyone we’ve encountered in town and beyond. The figures on our Google […]

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IT Tralee Students Attend Rally To Outline Concerns To Government

IT Tralee Students Attend Rally To Outline Concerns To Government

October 8, 2014 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT Tralee students attended a rally on Wednesday afternoon with The Union of Students in Ireland together with lecturers, college staff, trade unions and secondary students, in advance of next week’s budget announcements. The rally comes as it emerged that many students in Tralee have applied for a fund to assist students who […]

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Beata Kalinowska, Beata Witek, Magda Choroszewska, Krystle Delaney, Killorglin, at the Lancome Elite makeup artist, Marc Sinclair's Masterclass in CH Chemists on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Packed Audience For Make-Up Masterclass In CH Chemists

October 8, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists was packed on Tuesday evening for a masterclass from one of the top make-up artists in the world. Marc Sinclair is one of six elite Lancome make-up artists in the world and ladies turned up to get top tips and watch a demonstration of the master at work. “Marc […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s The Festive Season…No Really!

Zoe’s World: It’s The Festive Season…No Really!

October 8, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S officially the festive season. Well, yes, it is, according to the array of selection boxes available in Tesco’s. Since it is only the beginning of October, I can’t deny that this scares me a little bit. Contrary to popular belief, I actually do keep up with the news. And […]

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Dr Rizwan Khan, Muhammad Haroon, Zak Yasin, Helal Harazi, Sertan Ozdimir and Arnend Maliqi  at the Tralee International Resource Centre in association with the Kerry Islamic Outreach Centre, celebration of ‘Eid ul Adha’ in the Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Special Day Of Celebration In The Meadowlands To Mark Muslim Holiday

October 8, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large gathering  of people in the Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday for a celebration of  ‘Eid ul Adha’, the religious holiday marked by muslims worldwide each year. The day, attended by over 100 people, was organised by the Tralee International Resource Centre (TIRC) in association with the Kerry Islamic […]

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Cllr Calls For Town Square To Be Used More For Cultural Events

Cllr Calls For Town Square To Be Used More For Cultural Events

October 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A FIANNA Fail councillor put forward a motion that the Square be utilised more to showcase the town’s artistic talent through regular events. Cll Norma Foley was speaking at the monthly meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, where she said the Entente Florale gathering in the […]

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There Were 91 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In September

There Were 91 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In September

October 7, 2014 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of patients waiting in trolleys in the Emergency Department and Wards at Kerry General Hospital in September was 91. This is an 80 per cent increase on the September 2013 number of 51. It continues the trend reported in August where the figure was up 90 per cent on […]

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VIDEO: Atmosphere Of Culture Night In Town Caught On Film

VIDEO: Atmosphere Of Culture Night In Town Caught On Film

October 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WERE you at Culture Night in Tralee last month? Well Michael Kelly of Feenish Productions, has put together a great short video of the events held in Siamsa Tire, The Square and the Tralee International Resource Centre. So if you were around town on Friday, September 19, you might see […]

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Pa Daly out the back of his offices in 23 Rock Street where a tannery was once located. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Requests Meeting With Kerry GAA About Lack Of Big Games For Tralee

October 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm 2 comments

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor said that a meeting should take place with members of the GAA county board about the lion’s share of big Kerry games being allocated to Killarney. Sinn Fein Cllr, Pa Daly, brought up the issue at the monthly meeting on Monday and said he would like councillors to meet with board […]

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Orlagh Winters: New Season, New Wardrobe

Orlagh Winters: New Season, New Wardrobe

October 7, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

WELL hello October! We certainly changed seasons with a bang this week. The flip flops and light cottons are finally packed away to the back of the wardrobe and if I am honest I am delighted. I have said before and I will say it again I am a Winter Girl, […]

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‘Star’ And Barry John Open New Astro-Turf Pitch At Coláiste Gleann Lí

‘Star’ And Barry John Open New Astro-Turf Pitch At Coláiste Gleann Lí

October 7, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY stars Kieran Donaghy and Barry John Keane turned up at  Coláiste Gleann Lí with the Sam Maguire on Monday. While students got a chance to get their hands on Sam, it was also an occasion for the lads to officially open the school’s brand new astro turf pitch, which […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Holds Sports Day Trí Ghaeilge

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Holds Sports Day Trí Ghaeilge

October 7, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

By Michelle D’Altúin, Transition Year Coordinator GAELCHOLAISTE Chiarraí organised a Transiton Year Sports Day Trí Ghaeilge last week. The sun shone at the Na Gaeil pitch, on October 1 with students from the five schools who took part in activities ranging from sack and wheelbarrow racing to the poc fada […]

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The Abbey Inn

The Abbey Inn

October 7, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

SPECIAL The best lunch time deal in town : soup of the day + club style sandwich + tea or coffee only €7.50 Click on image for more

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Caroline Lynch, Minister Jimmy Deenihan, Eanna de Buis, current Filmmaker in Residence at Kerry County Council, Michael Kelly and Lisa Fingleton (previous filmmakers in residence), Kate Kennelly, KCC Arts Officer at the official opening of the Kerry Film Festival at Siamsa Tire on Sunday. Photo by Ciara O'Donnell

Minister Opens Kerry Film Festival At Siamsa Tire

October 7, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE 15th Annual Kerry Film Festival opening night took place in Siamsa Tire on Sunday, and though the weather tried its best, it certainly did not dampen the spirits of the large crowd who made it to the National Folk Theatre. It was a real birthday celebration with thanks to the […]

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Get Your Child’s Car Seat Fitted Properly For Free This Wednesday

Get Your Child’s Car Seat Fitted Properly For Free This Wednesday

October 7, 2014 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

DO you have a child’s car seat fitted in the back of your car? Well chances are it’s not fitted properly. Research from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) shows that as many as 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted nationwide. You can get your child’s car […]

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Austin Stack Park To Host Championship Double Header

Austin Stack Park To Host Championship Double Header

October 6, 2014 at 11:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host the Garvey’s Supervalu Senior Football Championship semi-finals next Sunday, October 12. Austin Stacks will play Dingle at 2pm followed by the clash of Shannon Rangers and Mid-Kerry at 3.45pm, both in Austin Stack Park. The news will be welcomed by Austin Stacks fans and businesses in the […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

October 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL LADIES: Na Gaeil v Kerins O Rahillys, Tralee Town League U16 Final We played Kerins O’Rahillys in the final at Killeen on Monday in a very exciting game. This was going to be a very tight game as we were missing a few girls through sickness and injury. […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Ask That Some Estate Residents Be Exempt From Water Charges

October 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is to write to Irish Water to ask that residents of Tralee estates, proven to have dangerous levels of lead in their water supply, be exempt from water charges until the situation has been resolved. The Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council heard on Monday morning, that the […]

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Kerry Wins Big On Lottery Show As Knocknagoshel’s On A ‘Winning Streak’

Kerry Wins Big On Lottery Show As Knocknagoshel’s On A ‘Winning Streak’

October 6, 2014 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY people were big winners on Saturday night’s Winning Streak show on RTE with two players winning €73,000 between them…and there’s more to come next week! Josephine Quinlan from Knocknagoshel, won €39,000 including a car while Jim K Morris from Killarney, won €34,000, on the National Lottery Gameshow. Jim purchased his ticket […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

October 6, 2014 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8: Girls and Boys had a visit from their counterparts from Kilcummin on Saturday last. This meant that Healy Park was hive of activity on Saturday with matches happening on every available space. All age groups played very well and showed off their skills to a high level with […]

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St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News

St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News

October 6, 2014 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €12,600. The numbers drawn were 05, 17, 24 & 27. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Mike O’Shea c/o Skelper Quanes; Sheila Leen, Kielduff; Chris Foley, St John’s Park; Cecila Lynch, Marian Park & Donal O’Connor c/o Mono Ryle. […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile News

October 6, 2014 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

JUVENILE CLUB NOTES PEIL FAOI 6: The spirit among these lads is to be experienced to be believed! Some very very promising players! As fine a group of footballers as we’ve ever had! See you all again next Sunday, boys! FAOI 8: Our Under 8 footballers will be travelling to […]

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Austin Stacks GAA News

Austin Stacks GAA News

October 6, 2014 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL Austin Stacks 0-14 West Kerry 0-7 Our Seniors qualified for their 28th Co. Championship semi-final in total, and their 4th in the last six seasons, with a relatively comfortable win, in wet and windy conditions, at Fitzgerald Stadium on yesterday afternoon (5th Oct). It took us a little […]

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The Rock To Meet Dingle In County Semi-Final

October 6, 2014 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks will face Dingle and Shannon Rangers take on Mid Kerry in the semi-finals of the Supervalu Kerry Senior Football ChampionshipK next weekend. The draw was made within the past hour live on Radio Kerry. Times and venue for the double-header will be decided later tonight. Stacks were hugely […]

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John Mitchels GAA News

John Mitchels GAA News

October 6, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

SENIOR MEN County League We have one match left in the county league, where we are at home to Laune Rangers. Date T.B.C. Coiste Tra li Championship: The team also has the Coiste Tra Li championship to play in; dates for this should be available after the next meeting of […]

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Colette O'Halloran and Lesley Daly, Tralee, at the 'Splash of Pink' event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, at Ballygarden Garden Centre on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Colourful Morning In Ballyseedy At ‘Splash Of Pink’ Event

October 6, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre is always a colourful spot, but none more so than on Saturday morning, where people gathered for the ‘Splash of Pink’ coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Ladies and gents sported some element of pink clothing and the event went down a storm for all […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Ten Tips To Prevent You From Scaring Him Away

October 6, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

RECENTLY I was asked to give a talk to students about beauty. The principal, who is male, asked me to get across that if a woman looks like she has no makeup on, then she’s got it right. I was very impressed with his knowledge of my world. So it got me thinking, what […]

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