Articles by: Dermot Crean

Business: The Four Golden Rules Of Advertising

Business: The Four Golden Rules Of Advertising

May 10, 2014 at 7:55 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on advertising strategy… We are all exposed to vast amounts of advertising from global organisations with very deep pockets. They focus on brand awareness and have budgets of several hundreds of millions annually to do […]

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Profile: The Days Of Grace

Profile: The Days Of Grace

May 10, 2014 at 7:55 am 1 comment

“We’re a great, generous community-orientated town – that’s what makes us a little bit different.” By Dermot Crean GRACE O’Donnell is no longer the new kid on the block. Having been elected for the first time to Tralee Town Council in 2009, the Oakpark woman is now hoping to take the step up County […]

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Photos: Celebrity Celia Holman Lee Turns On The Style At CH

Photos: Celebrity Celia Holman Lee Turns On The Style At CH

May 10, 2014 at 7:54 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES from all over the county turned up at CH The Mall on Friday evening, for an evening of style and beauty tips from, among others, celebrity model agency mogul, Celia Holman Lee. About 100 fashion-loving women heard from the Limerick-based special guest, who gave styling advice, as well as from TraleeToday.ie […]

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Telia Lucid, Tralee, Mary Shanahan, Betina Hoare, Kristina Silina, Alex Shanahan of the Tralee International Resource Centre Craft Group taking part in the Craft-Bomb event in the Town Park on Friday morning.

Rose Statues Kitted Out By Craft Group

May 9, 2014 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee statue was kept warm on Friday morning thanks to volunteers from Tralee International Resource Centre. The Craft Group from the centre took part in CraftBomb, a nationwide secret project as a part of a Voluntary Arts Week. CraftBomb is a project to brighten up your community and help launch Voluntary […]

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Cian Moore, Tralee, Christine Mortimer, Chantell Murphy and Fionan O'Carroll from Tralee taking part in the Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai Transition Year annual fashion show in the Meadowlands on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholaiste Students Take To The Catwalk

May 9, 2014 at 8:09 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year students from Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai strutted their stuff in the Meadowlands Hotel to raise funds for their annual trip to Fenit for their foundation course in sailing. “This will help defray the cost of the course because parents have enough to pay for these days,” said teacher,  Michelle Daltuin. “They’ve […]

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Tommy Tiernan Packs Them Into Ballyroe

Tommy Tiernan Packs Them Into Ballyroe

May 9, 2014 at 8:08 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people from all over Tralee enjoyed a night of laughs from a man no stranger to these parts over the past few years. Tommy Tiernan is on his World Tour Of Kerry – he did a similar tour in 2010 – and he didn’t disappoint punters when he visited […]

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Songs In The Key Of Life: John Buggy

Songs In The Key Of Life: John Buggy

May 9, 2014 at 8:08 am Comments are Disabled

Well-known Tralee Singer/Songwriter, John Buggy, selects the soundtrack to his life… Elton John – Rocket Man No surprises here for anyone that knows me. Sometime back in 1973, I can remember lunchtime in the school canteen…the radio was playing and I heard this song. I was captivated and wanted to […]

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Presentation Tralee students Hannah O'Connor and Aoife Sheehan with their project 'The Dangers Of Household Chemicals To Young Children' at the Scifest fair in the ITT on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Students Reach For The Scifest

May 8, 2014 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

SCIENCE projects ranging from increasing milk yields through cow-love to getting drunk on mouthwash were on show at the SciFest fair at the ITT on Thursday where students from all over Kerry took part. SciFest is a series of one-day science fairs for second-level students hosted locally in schools and […]

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The Manager of the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, Donna Roche, with Mayor of Tralee, Pat Hussey and Orla Quirke, Bon Secours Hospital Tralee Staff Nurse Orla Quirke who is this year’s winner of INMO Nurse Preceptor of the Year 2014 at the Civic Reception on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Civic Honour For Bon Secours

May 8, 2014 at 7:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Pat Hussey, has presented the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee with a Civic Award to recognise the recent success in being chosen as Ireland’s Private Hospital of the Year 2014. The Civic Award presentation, which was proposed by Cllr Terry O’Brien at the April meeting of […]

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Town Manager: ‘Money Raised In Tralee, Will Be Spent In Tralee’

Town Manager: ‘Money Raised In Tralee, Will Be Spent In Tralee’

May 7, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER €11m in funds left in the Town Council coffers will stay in the town, Tralee Town Council Management informed councillors at the May meeting on Tuesday evening. Tralee Town Manager, Michael McMahon, said he has received assurances from Kerry County Council management, that these monies will remain for use in the town and were “ring-fenced” for […]

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Top Showjumping Expert For Kingdom County Fair

Top Showjumping Expert For Kingdom County Fair

May 7, 2014 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE world famous showjumper and current High Performance Manager for the Irish Show Jumping team, Robert Splaine, will attend the 65th Kingdom County Fair this Sunday. He will meet riders and exhibitors and present rosettes at the event which begins at 10am at Ballybeggan Racecourse. Mr Splaine has represented Ireland on many winning […]

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Tralee Business Showcase At Fels Point Hotel

Tralee Business Showcase At Fels Point Hotel

May 7, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE business community in the Tralee and wider area are set to come together next week at the inaugural Tralee Chamber Alliance Business Expo in association with The Kerryman. The event between 4pm and 8pm on Tuesday, May 13 at Fels Point Hotel will showcase the excellence, broad range and […]

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Pedestrian Danger On Tralee Roads

Pedestrian Danger On Tralee Roads

May 7, 2014 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE issue of dangers to pedestrians at two busy Tralee roads was raised by two councillors at the May meeting of Tralee Town Council on Tuesday evening. Cllr Johnnie Wall (Ind) put forward a motion that a pedestrian crossing be put in place on the Killerisk Road because of the level […]

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Orlagh Winters: Pride In Kerry Designers

Orlagh Winters: Pride In Kerry Designers

May 7, 2014 at 10:04 am 2 comments

OK, so I know that I am a blow-in living in Kerry but I am very proud of the designers and miliners here in The Kingdom. It really is no wonder that these designs constantly adorn the social pages and win numerous best dressed events at racecourses throughout the country. […]

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Probus Gets To The Art Of The Matter

Probus Gets To The Art Of The Matter

May 7, 2014 at 9:15 am 1 comment

A LARGE crowd gathered in Tralee Library on Tuesday evening for the official opening of the Probus art exhibition. “Every year we do an art exhibition of our works from the Kerry Probus groups and this is our sixth exhibition,” said co-ordinator of the exhibition, Phil Hussey. “We have both men […]

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John Mitchels GAA News 05/05/2014

John Mitchels GAA News 05/05/2014

May 6, 2014 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIORS We are away to Ardfert in Round 2 time and date T.B.C. Our next Co. League game is at home to Skellig Rangers in round 4 on Saturday next May 10th at 7pm. UNDER14 BOYS Our under fourteen team enjoyed a productive week in the county league winning both […]

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London Rose

Donegal Teacher Is London Rose

May 6, 2014 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

AN award winning teacher has been named as the 2014 London Rose. Saoirse Faughnan from Letterkenny, Donegal and a secondary school teacher for Burnt Mill Academy in Essex, has been previously awarded as an Outstanding Teacher in her school and is also nominated for a Teachers Award. The 24-year-old was […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Some Hair-Raising Facts!

Mary O’Donnell: Some Hair-Raising Facts!

May 6, 2014 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

I RECENTLY attended the Viviscal Hair Confessions launch in Dublin. Viviscal is an Irish success story as it is the World’s best selling hair supplement and has been proven by seven separate clinical trials. This award winning company’s product is sold in over 25 countries. I met the lovely Maia […]

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Homes Burgled In Ballymacelligott Area

Homes Burgled In Ballymacelligott Area

May 6, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking homeowners to be vigilant after three homes were burgled in the Ballymacelligott/Ballyseedy area last week. Money and jewellery were taken when the houses were broken into on Thursday, May 1. The houses were vacant for a short period during daylight hours and Gardai believe the thieves may have been watching […]

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St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News 05/05/2014

St Pat’s GAA/Blennerville News 05/05/2014

May 6, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €10,400. The numbers drawn were 05, 17, 24 & 28. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Anne Kennedy, Camp; Katie Burke, Curraheen; Eugene Dullaghan c/o Maurice Hanafin; James Sayers, Derrymore West; Liam O’Sullivan, Derrymore East. Next week’s jackpot will […]

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Sailing Regatta This Sunday

Sailing Regatta This Sunday

May 6, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Sailing Club and School holds its Spring Dinghy Regatta this Sunday, May 11. Registration from 9am with first gun at 11am sharp followed by BBQ in the club. A competitive day’s racing is promised around Fenit Light House. Younger optimist sailors will get their first competitive thrill as they […]

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Billy Nolan of Kerry Camino presents certificates to Joan Prendiville of Castleisland and Mary Nagle of Tipperary.

Rain Fails To Dampen Spirits On Kerry Camino

May 6, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

  NEARLY 50 people took part in this year’s Kerry Camino and the organisers deemed it a great success. “Our three day guided walking festival on The Dingle Way was a great success,” said Adrienne McLoughlin, secretary of Kerry Camino. “Between 40 and 50 walkers of varying experience took part each day, some […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA News 05/05/2014

Ballymacelligott GAA News 05/05/2014

May 6, 2014 at 8:33 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTO Lotto results for Glenduff House 28/4/14 Numbers drawn 5,6.,9,18 No winner, lucky dips as follows, 1 Kathleen O Connor, Scart 2 Joanne Riordan, Ballymac 3 Patsy Flahive, Kielduff 4 Deirdre O Keeffe, Ballymac 5 Margaret o Connor, Ashill Seller Prize : Mannix Post office. Next weeks draw will take […]

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Film Review: ‘Bad Neighbours’

Film Review: ‘Bad Neighbours’

May 6, 2014 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

By John Lyons IT’S that time of the year again – the new Seth Rogen comedy has come to town. This time he stars in a film about a bunch of young, irresponsible lads who do some raunchy things and learn a couple of hard truths about life. They may […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News 05/05/2014

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News 05/05/2014

May 5, 2014 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10 Our U10s took part in the first leg of the U10 Go Games Blitz held in Healy Park on Thursday last. Teams travelled from John Mitchels, Na Gaeil and Austin Stacks and a great showcase of skills was had on the night. Outstanding on the night for Kerins […]

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Tralee Parnells Club News 05/05/2014

Tralee Parnells Club News 05/05/2014

May 5, 2014 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Under 16 County league B Well done to our U16 who beat Ballyduff in the County league B semi final 5-8 to 2-10. We now play Causeway Friday in Austin Stack Park. One-Direction Ticket Draw Great response to date for the One Direction tickets for the 25th of May concert. […]

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Ballybunion

VIDEO: This Is Great. Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Gets The Ballybunion Treatment

May 5, 2014 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

A VIDEO of Ballybunion people dancing to the Pharrell Williams hit ‘Happy’ is getting a lot of attention since it was uploaded to Youtube yesterday. The town is the latest to make a video version of the hit song and the makers didn’t lose the opportunity to highlight the incredible beauty […]

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Elizabeth Hayes, Clodagh Byrne and Alannah McElligott with 'Donal's Mountain' author, Fionnbar Walsh at Eason's on Monday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fionnbar Walsh Book Signing At Eason’s

May 5, 2014 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of customers lining up at Eason’s in town on Monday afternoon for a book signing by Fionnbar Walsh. The author was there to sign copies of ‘Donal’s Mountain’ which tells the story of his son Donal, the inspirational teenager who came to national attention last March with […]

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Austin Stacks GAA News 05/05/2014

Austin Stacks GAA News 05/05/2014

May 5, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL Austin Stacks 1-11 Milltown/Castlemaine 0-10  This replay, in round 1 of the Club Championship played in ideal conditions in Milltown on last Saturday evening (3rd May), was as intense and as tight as the drawn game six days previously. With both defences excelling early on, the first four […]

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Jack Savage, will play an extremely important part in this year's league. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sport: Strand Road Side Beaten In Killarney

May 4, 2014 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 0-9 Legion 3-9 By Dan Walsh (from Kerins O’Rahilly’s club notes) PLAYED in ideal conditions at the Deerpark pitch, Killarney Legion proved too strong for Kerins O’Rahilly’s, who were without a host of players for this club championship tie. Legion were first on the scoreboard with an early […]

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