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New Doctors Arrive At The Bons As Hospital Recruits More Staff

September 14, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bon Secours Hospital Tralee has welcomed two new doctors to the hospital. Plastic Surgeon, Mr John Curran, a Donegal-native, commenced work at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee in August and his clinic appointments are already quite busy. He previously practised as a Clinical Fellow in Aesthetic Surgery at The New […]

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It's on the move...saying goodbye to the Tourist Information Kiosk in The Mall for another year are Tralee Chamber Alliance CEO Kieran Ruttledge with Triona Houlihan, James Finnegan, Michael Kelly, Eddie Bailey, Bridget O'Connell and Natacha Rocheteau. Photo by Dermot Crean

Another Successful Year For The Tourist Kiosk

September 11, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee tourist information kiosk, which is now in its fourth year of operations, last week closed the door again until next summer, but not before it enjoyed one of its most fruitful seasons yet. The kiosk, located in the very heart of the town, was manned by 32 volunteers over the […]

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Number Of Kerry Properties Sold At Dublin Auction

Number Of Kerry Properties Sold At Dublin Auction

September 10, 2015 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY properties went under the hammer at the two Allsop Auctions in Dublin this week. On Tuesday, a two-bedroom apartment 105 Fairway Heights was sold at its reserve of €55,000 at the RDS event. Also sold was a semi-detached three-bedroomed house in Sunnyhill Drive, Dromnevane, Kenmare which fetched a price of […]

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One Of Town’s Best Known Shops To Close This Weekend

One Of Town’s Best Known Shops To Close This Weekend

September 10, 2015 at 11:41 am 2 comments

ONE of the most well known shops in Tralee is getting set to close its doors this coming weekend. Galvin’s shop on Rock Street has been a mainstay of the town since it first opened its doors back in the 1920’s and even to those who have never stepped foot inside […]

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Kerry Health Fitness and Beauty Expo at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Beauty, Health And Fitness Expo At The Fels Point Hotel

September 7, 2015 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE Fels Point Hotel was the location for the Kerry Health, Beauty and Fitness Expo on Sunday. There were over 30 stands at the expo displaying their wares in all areas of the beauty, health and fitness industry. “It’s basically to tell people what’s available in the industry around Kerry,” […]

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Tralee-Based Businesswoman Encourages Women To Apply For ACORNS Programme

Tralee-Based Businesswoman Encourages Women To Apply For ACORNS Programme

September 6, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE-BASED entrepreneur is encouraging women to apply for a programme aimed at early stage rural based entrepreneurs. Caroline McEnery of the HR Suite is one of six Lead Entrepreneurs for the ACORNS programme looking for 50 rural start-up female-led businesses. ACORNS – Accelerating the Creation Of Rural Nascent Start-ups […]

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Woodies Tralee Raises €8,590 For Make A Wish Foundation

Woodies Tralee Raises €8,590 For Make A Wish Foundation

September 4, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE guys at Woodies in Tralee have raised an incredible €8,590 for the Make A Wish Foundation after a major fundraising drive at the store. Staff at the Manor West outlet took to riding an exercise bike for the past five Saturdays between 12 noon and 4pm, with the public invited to […]

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Dublin Coach Creates New Jobs On Kerry Routes

Dublin Coach Creates New Jobs On Kerry Routes

September 3, 2015 at 10:23 am 1 comment

Advertorial SEPTEMBER can be a busy time for Kerry people travelling to Dublin with many young people starting or going back to college and of course, the All-Ireland final. It can also be expensive whether if you’re driving or travelling by train. But now there is a new kid on the block […]

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Tralee In Top Three Most Litter Free Towns In Ireland

Tralee In Top Three Most Litter Free Towns In Ireland

August 31, 2015 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has recently finished in the top three litter free towns in Ireland in a survey carried out by the Irish Business Against Litter Group (IBAL). It is news that is sure to bring a huge sense of pride to the large number of volunteers, who have been working around the […]

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Over €2.9m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In July

Over €2.9m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In July

August 28, 2015 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

TWENTY-FIVE residential properties in the Tralee area fetched €2,969,000 in July, while total Kerry sales exceeded €15m according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures for the month. The Tralee figure is a decrease on the 19 residential properties that were sold for over €3m in June, but an increase on the […]

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Tralee Site Purchased By Supermarket Chain For Over €1m

Tralee Site Purchased By Supermarket Chain For Over €1m

August 27, 2015 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE site has been purchased by a large supermarket chain for a price believed to exceed €1m. The former Heiton Buckley premises, accessible by Edward Street and located behind the Centrepoint building on John Joe Sheehy Road/Edward Street, which closed down back in 2006, has 3.2 acres of space […]

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Petrol Prices Fell In The Past Month, Check Where Is The Cheapest Here

August 27, 2015 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’s good news motorists as petrol prices fell in town for the second month in a row. Back in June the the lowest price in Tralee was  €1.41.8 for a litre of petrol, now you can fill up in Amber in Shanakill for as low as  €1.34.9 per litre, when we drove […]

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Tralee Borg Warner Employees Take Part In Triathlon

August 27, 2015 at 8:12 am Comments are Disabled

BORG Warner employees, including those from the Tralee branch of the company, took part in the Hardman Triathlon in Killarney on Saturday last as part of a series of team building exercises. Twenty-seven workers from all over Europe, including Tralee employees were involved in the challenge as they worked in teams of […]

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Roses Help Meadowlands Hotel Celebrate Association With Festival

August 26, 2015 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Roses released 364 balloons into the sky over Meadowlands Hotel Tralee to celebrate the hotel’s long association with the Rose of Tralee International Festival since 2005. The Meadowlands Hotel, which has undergone a major transformation throughout, hosted the annual Traditional Irish Party Night for the Roses and their […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Properties Going Under The Hammer in Dublin Next Month

PHOTOS: Kerry Properties Going Under The Hammer in Dublin Next Month

August 21, 2015 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SEVEN Kerry properties will go under the hammer in Dublin next month at the latest Allsop Auction. The lots will form part of Allsop’s biggest commercial property auction yet on September 8th and 10th, with 278 lots going under the hammer at a combined reserve value of €60 million, at the […]

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PHOTOS: Inaugural Bloom For Ireland Business Conference Hailed A Success

PHOTOS: Inaugural Bloom For Ireland Business Conference Hailed A Success

August 19, 2015 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Festival this year saw the inaugural one day women’s business conference that celebrated and recognised the achievements of modern women in the business sector. The ‘Bloom for Ireland’ conference was held in the Brandon Hotel on Monday and it has been heralded as a massive success […]

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Over €1,800 Raised For Charity By Tesco Kerry Staff

Over €1,800 Raised For Charity By Tesco Kerry Staff

August 14, 2015 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Tralee and Killarney collected over €1,800 for charity in just six hours last Saturday during the ‘Lemonade & Lollipops’ event. It was a sweet success for the Tesco colleagues as they raised the cash for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. Customers were invited to enjoy a cup of lemonade […]

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At the Credit Union Coffee & Crepes Van day, were from left, in pram: Armani Karem. Back: Charlotte and Jaydon Karem, Elijah Lonergan and Vivian Lonergan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Credit Union Hits The Sweet Spot With The Public

August 12, 2015 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Credit Union have picked 26 locations across Ireland to avail of free crepes and coffee for the public and Tralee was one of them. “It’s great way to promote what we do in Tralee Credit Union,” said Suzanne Ennis of Tralee Credit Union. The van created a buzz around […]

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Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

August 7, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee hotels are in the running for  prestigious 2015 Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal awards. Ballyseede Castle Hotel and Ballygarry House Hotel are nominated in the Ireland’s Country House and Guest House and the Ireland’s Four Star Hotel categories respectively. Running for more than two decades, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold […]

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Brazil-Bound Tara A Judge At International Skills Competition

August 6, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre’s, Tara O’Halloran, will be in Brazil next week showcasing her beauty therapy expertise as part of the 43rd World Skills Competition held in Sao Paulo. The competition under way next Monday, August 11 and will run for the entire week up until Sunday. Tara is a beauty […]

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Kerry Group Revenues Increase To €3bn In First Half Of 2015

Kerry Group Revenues Increase To €3bn In First Half Of 2015

August 6, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE global food producer Kerry Group with its headquarters in Tralee has recorded revenues of €3bn in the first half of this year. This translates as a revenue profit increase of 4.7% and they are expecting growth for the year to be between 6-9 per cent. Trading profit also increased by […]

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10,000 Thanks For Liking Us On Facebook

August 1, 2015 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie passed another milestone on Friday when we hit 10,000 Likes for our Facebook page. Since we started on April 23, 2014, you’ve been helping us spread the news by sharing and liking our posts on Facebook which we’re eternally grateful for. It’s all been achieved organically – no buying likes, running competitions […]

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Pictured at the launch of Tesco’s Lemonade & Lollipops campaign in aid of Temple Street’s Children’s Hospital is Temple Street patient, Georgia Symas, aged 6, her mum Linda Symas and Janet Cummins of Tesco Douglas. Pic: Diane Cusack

Tesco Tralee’s Sweet Way To Raise Funds For Hospital

August 1, 2015 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

‘LEMONADE & Lollipops’ stands will be popping up in Tesco’s Tralee stores and in branches across the country in a bid to raise vital funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Tesco’s charity of the year. On Saturday, August 8, customers are invited to enjoy a cup of lemonade and a lollipop […]

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Over €3m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In June

Over €3m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In June

July 29, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN residential properties in the Tralee area fetched €3,022,488 in June, while total Kerry sales exceeded €13m according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures for the month. The Tralee figure is an increase on the 17 residential properties that were sold for over €2.2m in May, but a decrease on the 25 residential properties that were sold […]

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The Applegreen station in   Faries Cross. File Photo.

Petrol Prices Drop For First Time In Months – See Where’s The Cheapest To Fill Up

July 28, 2015 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the first time in four months petrol prices have gone down in Tralee. We took our monthly spin around town to see where was the cheapest place to fill up. As of Tuesday morning, the cheapest places to fill up in town are the Applegreen stations in Fairies Cross and […]

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Ballyseedy Home And Garden Centre Named In Top 100 Businesses In Ireland List

Ballyseedy Home And Garden Centre Named In Top 100 Businesses In Ireland List

July 28, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre has been named in the Retail Excellence Ireland Top 100 list. The business, located on the outskirts of Tralee, is the only Kerry entry. The Retail Excellence Ireland Awards are the largest, most prestigious and recognised event in the Irish Retail Industry calendar. The objective of the […]

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Tralee Makes Top 15 For Best Tourism Town Awards

July 26, 2015 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is in the mix for a prestigious national award so we have to be on our toes for the next few weeks! Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD announced today that Fáilte Ireland is publishing its shortlist of 15 towns and villages from across the country being considered for […]

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€3.2m Allocation To Build 19 Social Housing Units In Mitchels Area

€3.2m Allocation To Build 19 Social Housing Units In Mitchels Area

July 23, 2015 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

€3.2 million has been allocated Clúid to build 19 social houses in the Mitchels/Boherbee area in Tralee. In total €3.9 million has been allocated by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to Cluid and St. John of God Housing Association. €218k and €512k has been allocated to Clúid […]

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FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

July 23, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN Benners Hotel reopened its doors a few months ago it brought a breath of fresh air to the Castle Street area of town. The cafe and gastropub are serving up some excellent fare with friendly service, but some of you may not know that the Courtyard Bar to the rear of […]

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Mothercare in, Manor West Retail Park. File Photo.

Mothercare Ireland Placed In Interim Examinership

July 22, 2015 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  MOTHERCARE Ireland, who have a store in Tralee, have been placed into interim examinership by the High Court. Ten staff are employed at in the Manor Retail Park, Kerry’s only Mothercare outlet. The British retailer which specialises in products for expectant mothers and general merchandise for children have given assurances […]

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