Articles by: Dermot Crean

Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

August 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE races are coming back to Ballybeggan for the Rose Festival weekend, restoring the tradition of the sport in the town which has gone on for hundreds of years. It was coincidental then that TraleeToday.ie came across a piece of silverware currently on sale in a London antique store. Daniel Bexfield Antiques […]

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Benefit Night To Be Held For Darren And Family

Benefit Night To Be Held For Darren And Family

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

DARREN Mullery came to national attention last month when his ‘Rocky’ themed video on Youtube went viral. The video, which was made by his friends in the Tralee Musical Society, was inspired by Darren’s fight against pancreatic cancer. As it stands, the video has amassed 110,000 views on Youtube. This […]

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Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

August 6, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Zoë O’Connor on how teenagers have to go through a “rebel phase”… YOU may or may not realise that I am a teenager, (if you didn’t know, no I am not just using an amazing anti-aging cream) and obviously teenagers are known for being rebellious. Well, often when adults refer […]

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Photos: Bands Make Some Noise At Showcase In The Greyhound

Photos: Bands Make Some Noise At Showcase In The Greyhound

August 6, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

By Oscar Brophy LAST Friday and Saturday the Greyhound Bar once again played host to the ‘Hear The Noise Promotions’ showcase of bands. This time, it was HTN’s first anniversary show, featuring 16 bands over two days. Hear the Noise has put on numerous shows around the country, from Tralee […]

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Festival Memories: Seven Things We Loved About The ‘Festibal’ As Kids

Festival Memories: Seven Things We Loved About The ‘Festibal’ As Kids

August 6, 2014 at 9:28 am 1 comment

By Mairead Moriarty (pictured) THE ‘festibal’ is just around the corner and it won’t be long before the streets of Tralee are teeming with crowds, soaking up the atmosphere and hoping to catch a glimpse of the Roses. Those of us who grew up with the Rose on our doorstep, year after […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Overloading

Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Overloading

August 6, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

ARE you training or exercising but not seeing the result you want? I see clients all the time who power walk, cycle or follow gym programmes all with various different goals, from weight loss to muscle gain, but don’t see results they want. If you feel this applies to you then […]

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Chris Murray: Tax And Charitable Donations

Chris Murray: Tax And Charitable Donations

August 6, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

  By Chris Murray RECENTLY I was approached by a client with a query which I thought may be of interest to many readers. He has been making donations to a local charity over the last number of years,. He wondered at what rate tax relief is available and whether […]

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Breda Browne, Christy Browne, Della Finn and Michael Finn at the St John's Park reunion night at Stoker's Lodge on Saturday. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: St John’s Park Residents Reunite In Stoker’s

August 5, 2014 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

By Ryan Higgins IT was a great night for renewing old friendships and making new connections at Stoker’s Lodge on Saturday, as the St John’s Park residents held a reunion for past and present residents. “The night is a great get-together for neighbours who grew up together around St John’s Park,” said organiser Helen […]

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Klaudio Dema, Brian Hill, Cian Kennedy and Josh O'Reilly at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards Night in the Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: A Dynamite Night For The Dynamos

August 5, 2014 at 11:53 am 1 comment

  By Ryan Higgins There was great fashion on show at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards night in the Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday night. Players and supporters turned out to enjoy the occasion but to also raise funds for the club. The night which was in aid of the rebranding of […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

August 5, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT believe that it is over. This marker in the calendar as a child was always a bad sign as it meant only one more month of holidays. I speak of course of the Galway Races. How or why Ballybrit became the leader of the Irish fashion stakes I really […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Round Up Of Weekend’s County Championship Action

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Round Up Of Weekend’s County Championship Action

August 5, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran looks back at the weekend’s action in the Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Finals… Ballyduff 1-22 Crotta O’Neills 0-13 As expected Ballyduff overcame Crotta ONeills in what can best be described as “a nice game a hurling”. Overall the game lacked the bite one would […]

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John Hamill, DJ O’Neill, Tom Houlihan and Evelyn Houlihan, Ballyduff, in Croke Park for the game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: The Kingdom Invades Croker

August 4, 2014 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

    We were in Croke Park yesterday for the Kerry V Galway match and captured some of the fans up for the match. Scroll down for photos…    

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Micheal Rice, Aoife McCabe, Joanne Masterson and Padraig Mulrennan enjoying the atmosphere outside James Gill pub near Croke Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Fans Up For The Match In Dublin

August 4, 2014 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great day in Dublin on Sunday for Kerry fans, as they saw their team beat the men from Galway. There was a small enough crowd in Croke Park but a few thousand Kerry fans made the journey up to support the lads and there was a good smattering […]

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Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

August 4, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Summer has seen many beauty launches and it is hard to make out if they live up to their claims, so I have put together my finds for the Summer of 2014. First up is a mascara from Lancome. Penelope Cruz is the face of this mascara and the mascara, in a […]

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Sharon Hayes (right), who held a quiz night in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs For the Blind at the Kerins O'Rahilly's Club on Thursday night, with MC for the evening Mike O'Donnell, Aoife Lynch and Grace O'Donnell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photo: Sharon’s Quiz Raises Funds For Irish Guide Dogs

August 3, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout at the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club on Thursday for a quiz night to help send a local woman on a fund-raising trek in Spain. Tralee native Sharon Hayes organised the event in an effort to raise funds for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind charity in support […]

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The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

August 3, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food columnist, ‘Just Cooking’s’ Mark Doe, on how different chefs have their ways in the kitchen… WE all know that some chefs have a reputation of being temperamental, and to a degree it is true. I know when I ran kitchens I sometimes had my moments, so I have decided to […]

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Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

August 3, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT emphasise enough the importance of ownership in our lives. It is a key to success, health and happiness, which practically every human being strives for, but you will fail to succeed in any of these areas unless ownership is a very strong part of the relationship. I can hear […]

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At the Advanced Fitness Education open evening in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night were Jed McNamara (tutor), Siobhan Sentre (Course Director) and Melissa Ross (tutor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fitness Business Holds Open Evening At Ballyroe

August 3, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

ADVANCED Fitness Education held an open evening for new students at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The business, which is based in Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre, has been operating for just a year and trains students to become fitness instructors and freelance personal trainers and nutrition advisors. […]

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Out To Lunch: Fish Trio Hits The Heights At Ballyroe

Out To Lunch: Fish Trio Hits The Heights At Ballyroe

August 2, 2014 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Ballyroe Heights Hotel I’M cheating a bit this week as it’s an evening meal review, rather than a lunch. I was covering a story at the hotel on Thursday night so I decided to have a have a bite to eat while I waited to do my job. The hotel always sends in […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

August 2, 2014 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes By John Lyons ANOTHER week, another sequel. Over the past decade Hollywood has taken an extreme liking to rebooting, remaking and adapting any popular property that could conceivably make a nice chunk of money. Not the least of which is the ‘Planet of […]

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Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

August 2, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, visited The Strand @ Inch Beach Hotel and was very impressed… RECENTLY my husband and I were married 16 years and with four kids, we do not get many breaks away. But on this anniversary we decided a weekend away was in order and decided a […]

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Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

August 1, 2014 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WHILE there will be hordes of Kerry fans in Croke Park on Sunday, there will also be many thousands watching on TVs all over the world. One man who will have a special interest in the game is former Kerry star Tommy Walsh, who […]

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Damian Greer: Songs In The Key Of Life

Damian Greer: Songs In The Key Of Life

August 1, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Damian Greer is the drummer in Midnite Cafe who next play in The Blasket on August 9. Here he takes us through the music that soundtracked his life… Where it all began… Glen Campbell – ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ I must have been ten or eleven when I was introduced to music […]

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Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

August 1, 2014 at 9:50 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more WHAT a day it was for Tralee  when it showed the Entente Florale judges all it had to offer. And the adjudicators in the Europe-wide Tidy Towns competition were very impressed by all accounts! “It was a great success. It’s very hard to judge […]

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Strictly Mary: That Sickly Feeling At The Thought Of The Dome

Strictly Mary: That Sickly Feeling At The Thought Of The Dome

August 1, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, is taking part in this year’s Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing, which takes place in the Dome on August 23. Here she keeps us informed on her progress… I SAW the construction of the dome yesterday as I passed in […]

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Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

August 1, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on being a team leader… BUSINESS owners have been known to experience increased blood pressure, extreme hair loss, and other stress-induced conditions as a direct result of interactions with their Team. The way to avoid these […]

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VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

July 31, 2014 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF the rugby doesn’t work out for Munster’s Ronan O’Mahony and Felix Jones they can always look at a career in soccer judging by the skills they showed at Lifestyle Sports in Tralee on Thursday afternoon. The rugby lads made a stop-off at the Manor West store as part of ‘The Munster […]

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Mark O'Sullivan, Connie O'Connor and John Browne at the Ballybeggan Course getting it ready for Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event which takes place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballybeggan Course On Track For August Race Meeting

July 31, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  WORK is in full swing up in Ballybeggan at the moment as the course is taking shape for the Kerry International Horse and Pony meeting in just over two weeks. The two day event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17 and while they’re cutting hay and silage […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Fighters Return Victorious From Thailand Trip

VIDEO: Tralee Fighters Return Victorious From Thailand Trip

July 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

By Mairead Moriarty A GROUP of determined young fighters from Champion Thaiboxing Tralee returned jet-lagged but victorious from a month-long trip to Thailand. The team of 10 trained long and hard before they took the plunge to make the journey to Bangkok and South Thailand. David O’Sullivan of Champion Thaiboxing Tralee was […]

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Photos: So Tralee, How You Looking For The Entente Florale Judges?

July 30, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

JUST one day to go until the group of judges give us the once over for our bid to become champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. The international Tidy Towns Competition aims to promote a greener and more pleasant environment in European towns and villages. With this in mind, TraleeToday.ie took a […]

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