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8/4/2015. NO REPRO FEE. Frank Kelly, Tony Daly and Ron Consenheim at the launch of #PaintMyPub, in association with Sandtex and Crown Paints. This new campaign is calling on the people of Ireland to nominate a pub in their area that's in need of an exterior make-over by posting a photo to Crown Paints Ireland's Facebook page or tweeting it to @CrownPaintsIRL with the hashtag #PaintMyPub. Four perfectly imperfect pubs, one per province, will each win an incredible exterior make-over courtesy of Sandtex. For more, visit www.sandtex.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

Does Your Local Pub Need A Lick Of Paint?

May 10, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’S no easy way to tell your publican that the exterior of their establishment is looking a bit shabby. But with a new competition you could win them a free lick of paint and a Spanish holiday for yourself! #PaintMyPub, the latest campaign from Sandtex Masonry Paint and Crown Paints Ireland, […]

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Kerry Schools To Take Part In ‘Walk To School Week’

Kerry Schools To Take Part In ‘Walk To School Week’

May 10, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

  SCHOOLS all around the county and country are getting ready to take part in a national campaign this coming week to promote the benefits of physical activity on a school journey. Starting on May 11 and running until May 15, there will be a ‘National WOW (Walk on Wednesday) Day’ […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 10, 2015 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) Sean Desmond took this spectacular photo near Tralee Golf […]

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PHOTOS:  Glamour From The Kerry Rose Selection

PHOTOS: Glamour From The Kerry Rose Selection

May 10, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose selection was a stylish affair last night, with Julett Culloty from Kilcummin chosen to represent Kerry in the Rose of Tralee this August. All the Rose contestants looked very glamorous at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on the night and we were there at the reception to capture the […]

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Michael Flatley was on hand to support this year’s HB Hazelbrook Farm Ice Cream Fundays Campaign in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland.  He was joined by 4 year old Grace Prendergast, Youghal, Cork and 5 year old Ava Ann Barry, Fermoy, Cork. The HB Hazelbrook Farm Ice Cream Fundays Campaign is to encourage people across Ireland to organise their own ice cream party this summer to raise much needed funds for DSI. To get involved simply lo-call 1890 37 37 37 or register online at www.downsyndrome.ie to receive your party pack, which includes vouchers for free HB Hazelbrook Farm ice cream. 
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Call For Kerry People To Host Ice Cream Parties In Aid Of Down Syndrome

May 10, 2015 at 1:58 am Comments are Disabled

  THE people of Kerry have been called upon to hold their own ice cream parties with the aim of raising much needed funds for ‘Down Syndrome Ireland’ (DSI). Michael Flatley was on hand recently to support the launch of the new ‘Fundays Campaign’ that is being organised by HB Hazelbrook […]

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And The New Kerry Rose Is…Julett Culloty

And The New Kerry Rose Is…Julett Culloty

May 10, 2015 at 12:21 am Comments are Disabled

  THE new Kerry Rose is Julett Culloty from Kilcummin. Julett was delighted and shocked to hear her name called out by host Dáithí Ó Sé on Saturday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Hundreds packed the venue where Dáithí interviewed all the contestants who all gave stellar performances on […]

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Out To Lunch: Make A Dash To The Ashe

Out To Lunch: Make A Dash To The Ashe

May 9, 2015 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

The Gastro Bar And Restaurant The Ashe Hotel SO we’re back with our lunch reviews. After running out of places to review a couple of months ago, suddenly we have had The Ashe Hotel, Benners Hotel and Coffee Start on The Mall open recently, giving us somewhere new to go. I […]

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Six Businesses You’d Miss Around Tralee

Six Businesses You’d Miss Around Tralee

May 9, 2015 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

In the wake of new businesses like Quarters, The Ashe Hotel and Benners opening in town, we got in touch with our feminine side (ok, we asked some women we know!) to reflect on some much missed places which have closed over the years… Woolworths Okay, so you have to be at least over 40 to remember […]

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VIDEO: New York’s Finest Kerry Fan Does Donaghy’s ‘Whaddya Think Of That?’ Line

VIDEO: New York’s Finest Kerry Fan Does Donaghy’s ‘Whaddya Think Of That?’ Line

May 8, 2015 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER the guy who upstaged Anna Wintour at the Met Gala earlier this week in his Kerry jersey? He was later revealed to be Clayton James, a regular visitor to Dingle over the past 25 years, who bought the shirt last year in Garvey’s. Well Brian O’Connell has posted a […]

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The ‘YES’ Bus Is Coming To Tralee And Killarney Next Week

The ‘YES’ Bus Is Coming To Tralee And Killarney Next Week

May 8, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Yes For Equality Bus’ will be rolling into both Tralee and Killarney next Wednesday May 13 as it steps up its campaign ahead of the vote on May 22. It will be taking place in The Square here in town from 11.30am-1.30pm and then will be moving onto Killarney […]

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at the information meeting for the Kerry Rose 2015 contestants in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Seven Things To Do In Town This Weekend

May 8, 2015 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

The bank holiday weekend has come and gone, so many of us will have to make do with just the two days off…here’s a few ways to spend your time…  FRIDAY 1. Running from Thursday, May 7 to Saturday, May 9 at the ‘R Block’ at IT Tralee North Campus, final year […]

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Michael Daly on 'Greenlawn Butterfly' takes flight at the Kingdom County Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Thousands To Flock To Ballybeggan For Kingdom County Fair

May 7, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers are prepared for another huge crowd at the Kingdom County Fair this weekend. Celebrating its 66th year with over €50,000 in prize money and trophies the fair takes place this Sunday at Ballybeggan Racecourse, Tralee. Showcasing the best of family entertainment, it will be a family-oriented day with a Mobile Animal […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

May 7, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Swimming Club are set to take the plunge this weekend as they get ready to take part in what will be Kerry’s first ever ‘Darkness Into Light Swim’ with funds from this going towards Pieta House. Tralee is amongst the few locations in Kerry that will not be […]

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At the photo-call to announce details of the forthcoming annual two day Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting, which will be held on Sunday 31st of May and Monday 1st of June were (from left) organiser of Ladies Day, Eilish Stack, with Listowel based models Brenda Heffernan and Shauna Lynch.  This year, Ladies Day will be judged by top Irish stylist and TV personality, Marietta Doran and Kerry Football Star, Shane Enright and there is a total prize fund of €5,000 sponsored by Listowel town businesses and publicans. Admission is €15.00, OAP / Students: €7 and children under 16 are free. Generous group, corporate, sports clubs and pre booking discounts also available. For more information, visit www.listowelraces.ie

Prize Fund Of €5,000 For Listowel Races Ladies Day

May 7, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Listowel Races are back this June and ladies are set to turn on the style with a €5,000 prize fund up for grabs. Details were announced this week of the forthcoming annual two day Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting which will be held at the scenic race […]

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VIDEO: Gary Funks Up Hozier And Goes Viral Again

May 6, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE musician, Gary Keane, has produced a cover version of Hozier’s, ‘Take me to Church’ as part of the cork based neo-soul duo White Boys and it’s getting a lot of attention (see video below). Gary and his partner in funk, Eoin Walsh, who is from Cork, have knocked […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2015 Contestants

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2015 Contestants

May 6, 2015 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose  2015 selection night takes place this Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. But who are the ladies taking part? Let’s meet them… AILEEN HURLEY SPONSORED BY VERO MODA Aileen currently works as a sales assistant in Vero Moda Tralee. She has a keen interest in fashion and enjoys […]

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Kerry Jersey Makes An Appearance At The Met Gala

Kerry Jersey Makes An Appearance At The Met Gala

May 5, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW fashion trend is no doubt all set to sweep towards world domination after it made its debut in the 2015 MET Gala in New York last night. With stars such as George Clooney, Beyonce, Rihanna and Cara Delevingne all present at the awards, an annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan […]

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Tralee Writer Shortlisted For Hot Press Competition

Tralee Writer Shortlisted For Hot Press Competition

May 4, 2015 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE student has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Hot Press ‘Write Here, Write Now’  competition. Kerry is represented in the third-level category by David O’Donoghue for Tralee. The prize for the overall winners includes an internship at Hot Press.   “There was a huge level of interest in the […]

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Clare Foran, Amy McLoughlin, Kayleigh Muntzer and Sarah Griffin at the opening night of Quarters Nightclub on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Quarters Opening Night

May 4, 2015 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S newest nightclub opened its doors on Saturday night and the place was packed. We were in Quarters to capture the atmosphere as people flocked to the venue in Godfrey Place for a look. Scroll down for photos…

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Denise McKenzie, Michelle Quinlan, Aoife McDonnell and Jennifer Conway  at the opening night of Quarters Nightclub on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party People Pack Quarters On Opening Night

May 3, 2015 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A CAPACITY crowd rocked the opening night of Quarters Nightclub at Godfrey Place on Saturday. After much anticipation over the past few weeks, the doors opened at 9pm where Q14 played a gig in Quarters Live. At 11pm the large queue of people lining up were allowed in to get […]

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Joanne Fitzgerald, Anne Brosnan and Gary Normoyle finishing the BWildered Challenge last year. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Muddy Morning’s Work At ‘BWildered’ Challenge

May 3, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a gruelling but satisfying morning/afternoon for about 250 brave souls who took a unique challenge on Saturday morning. The ‘B-Wildered – The John Lenihan Wilderness Challenge’, sponsored by Lee Strand, with proceeds going to Ballymacelligott GAA Club, took place from 11am at Glanageenty, and it was deemed a very […]

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Paul Galvin Is The Head Off This 19th Century Russian Writer

Paul Galvin Is The Head Off This 19th Century Russian Writer

May 3, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  SO you think Paul Galvin grew that beard because he’s a slave to hipster fashion, eh? And his decision to write a book was an off-the-cuff desire to tell the real story behind the enigmatic Lixnaw character? Well thanks to a photo posted on Facebook by a friend of TraleeToday.ie, […]

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Vital Family Fun Day To Raise Funds For Shanakill Resource Centre

Vital Family Fun Day To Raise Funds For Shanakill Resource Centre

May 3, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’LL be a fantastic family fun day held in Shanakill later this month to raise vital funds for the local resource centre. The Shanakill Family Resource Centre will be buzzing with activity on May 15 to celebrate the ‘Day of Families’ kicking off at 2pm with a BBQ, bouncy […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee In Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee In Social Media This Week

May 3, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) Pat Slattery, was way […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Man Tastes The High Life As Part Of Daft Punk Tribute Act

VIDEO: Tralee Man Tastes The High Life As Part Of Daft Punk Tribute Act

May 2, 2015 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

A GOOD idea and a lot of neck has thrusted a man from the Kerries into the world of the rich and famous. Armed with two helmets, Tralee’s Eugene McGrath and his friend James O’Malley have stepped into the spotlight vacated by reclusive electronic music giants Daft Punk and reaped the benefits […]

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Photo by Paul Tearle

PHOTOS: CBS Primary Kids Prepare For Fashion Show

May 2, 2015 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

CBS Primary School is getting ready to hold its very own fashion show with local celebrities and sports stars all set to take part. The school are organising the event which will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday, May 14 at 7pm. There will be a star-studded line up on […]

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Range Of Events Planned For Kerry Festival Of Pride In Tralee

Range Of Events Planned For Kerry Festival Of Pride In Tralee

May 2, 2015 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

  THE ‘Kerry Festival of Pride’ will be taking place in town later this month with a whole host of events and activities lined up over the 5 day period. The festival is an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the Kerry region. It is now […]

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The Abbey Inn To Hold A ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ BBQ

The Abbey Inn To Hold A ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ BBQ

May 1, 2015 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  ONE LOCAL bar will be doing its bit for mental health this weekend when they host a special BBQ for the Cycle Against Suicide campaign this Sunday May 3. The Abbey Inn will be holding its ‘Big Orange BBQ’ in aid of the the campaign and it is encouraged […]

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Tralee Schools Come Out On Top in Athletics Competition

Tralee Schools Come Out On Top in Athletics Competition

May 1, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE school students took home a huge share of wins at an athletics meeting this week. The annual Kerry Colleges Track and Field Championships at An Riocht Athletic Track, Castleisland were held last Tuesday April 28, when over 400 athletes braved the less than desirable conditions to take part in the […]

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Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

April 30, 2015 at 4:28 pm 3 comments

  WITH the opening of Quarters Nightclub just days away, we popped down to the venue on Thursday to see how things were progressing. James Flaherty from Lixnaw, along with his Lixnaw hurling team-mates Pat Corridon, Stephen Power and Michael Conway are behind the new venture at the old Fabric […]

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