Articles by: Dermot Crean

Rehearsals In Full Swing For ‘Annie’ Production

Rehearsals In Full Swing For ‘Annie’ Production

September 17, 2014 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

    THE 65-strong cast of Annie are being put through their paces ahead of the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s production of Annie next week. Rehearsals are in full swing for the show which takes place at Siamsa Tire from Thursday to Saturday, September 25th to 27th with matinees for […]

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Zoe’s World: Support Your Local Boutiques!

Zoe’s World: Support Your Local Boutiques!

September 17, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

IF you look through my wardrobe, you will see a whole pile of clothes gathered from a multitude of high street stores. However, if you look through my mom’s wardrobe, you will see a whole pile of clothes from all the different boutiques in town. So who do you think […]

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Final Countdown: Tralee Man To Drive Donegal Fans To The Match

Final Countdown: Tralee Man To Drive Donegal Fans To The Match

September 17, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will be hoping more than most that Kerry bring Sam home on Sunday. Geoff Cotter now lives in Donegal and drives the Letterkenny to Dublin route for Bus Eireann, a journey he’ll be undertaking on All-Ireland final morning. It should be an entertaining journey as Geoff is going […]

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Legend Micheál Speaks To Gaelcholáiste Students About Importance Of Irish

Legend Micheál Speaks To Gaelcholáiste Students About Importance Of Irish

September 17, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

LEGENDARY broadcaster Micheál O Muircheartaigh gave a talk to Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students on Tuesday as part of the school’s 25th anniversary celebrations. TG4 also visited the school to interview students, while their campaign for the Gaelbhratach was also launched by Micheál at the Fels Point Hotel where he gave a […]

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Final Countdown: County Board Says Ticket Allocation Now Fully Distributed

Final Countdown: County Board Says Ticket Allocation Now Fully Distributed

September 17, 2014 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE County Board says that Kerry’s full allocation of tickets for Sunday’s All-Ireland Finals, including the second allocation received over the weekend, has been distributed to the clubs and GAA units around the county. They have also said that ticket demand for the after match function for Kerry GAA supporters to […]

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Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH On Tuesday

Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH On Tuesday

September 16, 2014 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were nine people waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital today according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). This is down on the number of 16 patients waiting yesterday which was a record since the INMO started compiling the figures, based on daily checks in emergency […]

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Final Countdown: Mitchels Area Awash With Colour Ahead Of Sunday

Final Countdown: Mitchels Area Awash With Colour Ahead Of Sunday

September 16, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

WE decided to hop into the car and take a trip up to the Mitchels area today (Tuesday) to see if there was much colour around the heartland of the green and gold. We weren’t disappointed! The residents of Mitchels Avenue and Hawley Park especially, made a great effort with flags and […]

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Beach Clean-Ups Planned For This Weekend

Beach Clean-Ups Planned For This Weekend

September 16, 2014 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

BEFORE you all hop on trains, planes and automobiles for Dublin this weekend, Clean Coasts are organising clean-ups in Banna and Castlegregory this Saturday. Rachel Boyle of An Taisce is hoping as many volunteers as possible turn up to give the beaches a clean after the busy summer season we’ve […]

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Churchill News

Churchill News

September 16, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

GAA County League:  Churchill 3-6 Ballylongford 0-15 Churchill made the trip north to Ballylongford on Sunday knowing their promotion destiny was in their own hands. Three wins from their three remaining games would ensure a return to Division 3 after a long absence. From Bally’s perspective, they required a win […]

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Orlagh Winters: Growing Older With Grace And Style

Orlagh Winters: Growing Older With Grace And Style

September 16, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

OK so where is the fine line in dressing for your age? “Mutton dressed as lamb” is the phrase that every woman over a certain age dreads so here is how to avoid it. In your twenties, you can basically afford to experiment with all styles and can also afford […]

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VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

September 16, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club launched their annual ball in a most unusual fashion on Saturday – by taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. Five members of the club got a soaking at this year’s venue for Rotary Club of Tralee Gala Ball, the Ballyseede Castle Hotel. The ball  takes place on Friday, […]

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Riealeen Dineen, one of the modals at the launch of the 'MS Society Fashion Show' to be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Night Of ‘Music, Fashion And Fun’ For A Great Cause

September 16, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT of ‘Music, Fashion & Fun’ is promised at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel next month in aid of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry Branch). Organised by Eileen Whelan, manager of Carraig Donn, Tralee, and Audrey Moran, PRO of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry), the fashion show on Saturday, October 18 hopes to raise much […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA News

September 15, 2014 at 9:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Juveniles U6/8/10 Saturday morning training continued on Saturday last with numbers growing as our Indian summer continues. Training continues on Saturday next at 11am in Healy Park Ballyrickard. All welcome. U8/10 Girls U10 Girls travelled to Passage West in Cork on Saturday last to take part in the Annual Passage […]

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Na Gaeil GAA News

Na Gaeil GAA News

September 15, 2014 at 8:58 pm Comments are Disabled

ANDREW BARRY On behalf of everyone in Na GAEIL we would like to wish Andrew Barry and all the Kerry Team and Management, all the best in the All Ireland Final.All in the club will be watching with immense pride. COUNTY JUNIOR FINAL Last Saturday evening Na Gaeil played An […]

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Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

September 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Chartered Physiotherapist, Derek Griffin, on how to prevent running injuries Running continues to grow in popularity with recent studies showing that as little as five to ten minutes of running per day results in significant health benefits. However, approximately 27% of novice runners will report an injury within the first […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Secure Final Date With Kilmoyley

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Secure Final Date With Kilmoyley

September 15, 2014 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, was at the Kerry SHC semi-final replay on Saturday between Lixnaw and St Brendan’s… Lixnaw 0-14 St Brendans 0-13 Only one point separated Lixnaw and St Brendan’s in the replay of Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry County Senior Hurling Championship semi-final played in Austin Stacks Park on Saturday […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

September 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE another Kerry song everyone! This time it comes from ‘The Kingdom Krew’ who have recorded an eight-track CD, ‘Sam’s Comin Home’, with all funds raised going to the Recovery Haven cancer support centre in town. “I’m a neighbour of Dermot Crowley who is heavily involved with the centre,” said […]

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Liam O'Sullivan with two young participants in the sumo wrestling at the St Pat's GAA Club Family Fun Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Sun Shines For St Pat’s Family Fun Day

September 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great sense of a community coming together in the name of fun on Sunday, as St Pat’s GAA club hosted their annual family day. Hundreds turned up in the autumn sunshine for an afternoon of music, puppet shows and games, with plenty food and refreshments laid on […]

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Carol and Keith McGlynn, Tralee, at the Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Beauty Of Our County On Display At Exhibition

September 15, 2014 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

PHOTOGRAPHERS from all over the county gathered at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday to show some of their spectacular work. The ‘Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition’ showcased the stunning scenery the county has to offer and the event was a great success. “It’s gone great,” said one of the organisers, Keith McGlynn from […]

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Photos: Fashion And Fun At Expose In Mounthawk

Photos: Fashion And Fun At Expose In Mounthawk

September 15, 2014 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES enjoyed an evening of fashion and fun in Expose Hair Studio in Mounthawk on Sunday. The event was the autumn/winter launch of their Friendtex range of clothing and customers enjoyed some bubbly and refreshments before seeing the range worn by local models, described by MC for the evening, Orlagh Winters. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: See A Beautiful Image With ‘Image’

September 15, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

  THIS time of year people think about pigmentation. No matter how hard we try after a good summer we all get a little sun damage. UVA stimulates your pigment cells called Melanocytes to manufacture the pigment called Melanin. This is responsible for your tan and also your unwanted dark […]

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Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

September 15, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean WE’RE less than a week away from throw-in and butterflies have taken up residence in our extended tummies here at TraleeToday.ie. All-Ireland week brings out the madness in all of us so we’ve decided to compile a few indications that final day is nearly here… Continued below… 1. […]

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VIDEO: Watch This Short Video Of Spectacular Scenery In Blennerville And Fenit

VIDEO: Watch This Short Video Of Spectacular Scenery In Blennerville And Fenit

September 14, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

WE thought you’d like to see this great time lapse video of Fenit and Blennerville in the glorious weather we’ve been enjoying. It was uploaded by Spinning Yarns Video Productions on Thursday and features beautiful sunsets, spectacular scenery and, on 0:35, divers from Fenit pier.

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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

September 14, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

Our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, says salads don’t have to stop once summer is over… “SALADS? They’re rabbit food!” I hear you say! Most people’s idea of a salad is limp lettuce with tasteless tomatoes and a bit of cucumber, but there is so much […]

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Final Countdown: Bons Goes Green And Gold For Jersey Day

Final Countdown: Bons Goes Green And Gold For Jersey Day

September 14, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bon Secours will go green and gold next Friday to show support for the Kerry team, but they’re also hoping to celebrate a victory of their own that day. “We have JCI which is Joint Commission International accreditation going on in the hospital next week, which is the gold […]

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Roger Harty: The Link Between Health And Fear

Roger Harty: The Link Between Health And Fear

September 14, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a saying that goes like this: ‘If you always do what you always did you will always get what you always got’ (Definition of madness: keep on doing the same thing and expecting a different result!). This is what I call a ‘truism’, in other words – our […]

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Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

September 14, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  By Chris Murray AS a self employed individual you are regulated for Income Tax, PRSI and Universal Social Charge which are collected by the Revenue under the Self Assessment Tax System. The obligation is on you to send in tax returns to Revenue and voluntarily pay your tax liability. […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

September 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm 1 comment

WELL done to all at Moyderwell Mercy Primary School in Tralee who made this fantastic video (below) to support Kerry next Sunday. Pupils from Múinteoir Eoin Sayers’ 5th Class adapted the lyrics of Taylor Swift’s – ‘Shake it Off’ to a version that will definitely get the Kingdom moving over the […]

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It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

September 13, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYRICKARD woman has organised a quiz night in her place of work in aid of the Recovery Haven. Claire Maher, manager of the Costa Coffee branch in The Mall, decided to run the event on Wednesday, October 1, for the centre as it is a place close to her […]

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Are There Any Young Tralee Poets Out There?

Are There Any Young Tralee Poets Out There?

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Library is looking for Kerry students to enter the annual Poetry Aloud Competition. This year marks the eighth annual Poetry Aloud competition organised by the National Library of Ireland and Poetry Ireland, and students from all over Kerry are encouraged to enter. Poetry Aloud, an annual poetry speaking […]

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