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Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

March 11, 2015 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE jockey Bryan Cooper had a winner earlier today at Cheltenham. Cooper, already an established jockey at the young age of 22 claimed victory on Don Poli in the RSA Chase at 2.05pm today as the favourite won at a 13/8 starting price. It marks a happier return to the course for […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Racecourse Hosts A Very Different Type Of Horsepower

VIDEO: Tralee Racecourse Hosts A Very Different Type Of Horsepower

March 11, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

IN its heyday, the racecourse here in Tralee was very much used to seeing its fair share of excitement and experiencing the ‘heart in mouth’ feeling as the horses rounded the final corner and hurdled toward the finish line. That was then though and a new video released by the ‘Kerry […]

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Danny Honoured For Services To Style At Kerry Fashion Week

Danny Honoured For Services To Style At Kerry Fashion Week

March 11, 2015 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

DANNY Leane, who is the owner and stylist of Annbury’s Boutique in here in Tralee, has won the Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) Special Merit Award 2015. The business man has been recognised for his services in fashionably dressing the fuller figures in the town over the period of the last 16 years. […]

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PHOTOS: Around 500 People Enjoy ‘Frozen’ Party In Ballybunion

PHOTOS: Around 500 People Enjoy ‘Frozen’ Party In Ballybunion

March 11, 2015 at 11:31 am 1 comment

A FANTASTIC day was had in Ballybunion on Sunday where around 500 people from north Kerry (many from Tralee) enjoyed a ‘Frozen’ Party. JD’s Nightclub was transformed for the event where children enjoyed numerous activites and got to meet the characters from the popular animated movie phenomenon. The cost was […]

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VIDEO: Cuteness Alert! Quadruplet Lambs Filmed By Kerry Photographer

VIDEO: Cuteness Alert! Quadruplet Lambs Filmed By Kerry Photographer

March 11, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement on a farm in Beaufort recently when quadruplet lambs were born on February 28. The four female ewe lambs were born to a four-year-old Mayo Mule ewe on the farm of Michael Mangan. Quadruplets are very rare and make up less than half of a percent of the three […]

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Tralee Man Heads To The White House For St Patrick’s Day

Tralee Man Heads To The White House For St Patrick’s Day

March 10, 2015 at 9:40 pm 1 comment

  A TRALEE man is off to the US for the St Patrick’s celebrations where he will pay a visit to the White House. Brian Hurley, Munster Regional Manager of Irish TV, will be covering a host of major events in New York and Washington DC as part of the channel’s St Patrick’s […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

March 10, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE film producer is currently preparing to head to the famous Cannes Film Festival for the second year running. Bertie Brosnan, a local film-maker here in town, will take his ‘Sineater’ film to the festival which is one of the most widely recognised and prestigious film festivals in the world which […]

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Listowel And Kilmoyley Kids Look For Your Votes in ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition

Listowel And Kilmoyley Kids Look For Your Votes in ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition

March 10, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

THREE Kerry children have made it into the final stage of voting in Google’s ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition with online voting opening to the public open from March 9. Mikey Corridon from Scoil Naomh Eirc (Group 1) Kilmoyley along Colm O’Sullivan (Group 1) from the same school are joined by Jane Flanagan, Convent […]

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IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

March 9, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

The Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Department (HCT) of the IT Tralee are preparing to host their ‘Food 4 Thought’ event on Wednesday, March 25 at the North Campus from 10am to 3pm. The event which is now in its third year will feature a series of workshops and demonstrations […]

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Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

March 9, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

  BUSINESSES in Kerry are being asked to play a part in this year’s upcoming Daffodil Day which this year is set to take place on Friday, March 27. The Irish Cancer Society along with Dell Ireland are hoping that more businesses in Kerry and members of the public around the […]

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Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

March 8, 2015 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

  AN information evening on ‘Student Universal Support Ireland’ (SUSI)  grants will be held at the ‘Kerry College of Further Education’ (KCFE)  in Clash, Tralee on Thursday March 12, in three sessions 4.30pm, 5.30.pm and 6.30pm. The event is being held in co-operation with Kerry Education & Training Board and Kerry Citizens […]

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New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

March 7, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING funny is going to happen in The Abbey Inn on April 16. It’s the inaugural night of The KY Comedy Alternative, Kerry’s new comedy club. It’s all for a good cause, too – all proceeds from the night will go to the Tralee Soup Kitchen. The night will see local first […]

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At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

March 7, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

‘Chappie’ By John Lyons I’VE been writing film reviews for TraleeToday.ie on a weekly basis since last summer, and I’ve known that a day would probably come where I’d wind up singing my praises about a film that most folks seem to dislike. Today is that day. What I wasn’t […]

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Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

March 7, 2015 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

  A ‘Mental Wellness Exhibition’ will be taking place in the Malton Hotel in Killarney on Sunday, March 8 and is being organised by the voluntary group of ‘Be Aware Prevent Suicide’. There will be guest speakers on the day, including psychologist Tony Humphreys along with the founder of Pieta House, […]

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€1m Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Listowel

€1m Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Listowel

March 6, 2015 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

  It has been announced that a €1m winning lottery ticket has been sold in Listowel. The €1.50 ticket was sold in Fitzgerald’s Centra in Listowel for the Daily Million lotto game last night. The winning lottery numbers were 1, 11, 17, 20, 31 and 37.  

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VIDEO: Watch This Spectacular Aerial Drone Footage Featuring Kerry Beauty Spots

VIDEO: Watch This Spectacular Aerial Drone Footage Featuring Kerry Beauty Spots

March 6, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  GOING about our daily routines and the hustle and bustle of city/town life, we sometimes may forget how beautiful the country that we live in really is. Raymond Fogarty of Aircam Ireland is not such a person, as shown by aerial drone footage that was filmed from all around […]

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David O'Doherty

Funnyman David O’Doherty Set For Tralee Show This Month

March 6, 2015 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT has been announced that one of Ireland’s top comedians David O’Doherty will be playing a show in Siamsa Tire on Saturday, March 21. The Dubliner billed as the “the forgotten Sugababe” and “the bad boy of Zumba” will bring his peculiar world whimsy to a Tralee audience with a new hour […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

March 6, 2015 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR students from a local school here in town have won a place in a national table quiz competition that will be taking place on Tuesday, March 10 in Dublin. Gaelcholáiste Ciarraí students Tadhg Mac Suibhne, Donagh Mac Uileagóid, Vince Ó Cathasaigh agus Michéal Ó Duinn recently won the ‘Munster Tráth […]

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VIDEO: Musical Society Makes Manic Video For New Show

VIDEO: Musical Society Makes Manic Video For New Show

March 5, 2015 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Musical Society have released a new promotional video for their upcoming show  based on the much-loved ‘Sister Act’ film…and it’s a little bit mad! The society recently released the promotional poster for their new play/musical which will run from April 8 to April 12 and start at 8pm nightly. […]

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Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

March 5, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee and Kerry Rose were in town at the weekend to help launch the search for the Mary Hickey’s successor. There has been a lot of interest already in the Kerry Rose but organisers are putting the call out to young ladies to enter the competition. Applications are now […]

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VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

March 4, 2015 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU can take the man out of Kerry but it seems you can never take Kerry out of the man, if the video from the ‘Middle East Kerry Society’ (MEKS) is anything to go by. The team are preparing to compete in the ‘GAA World Games Tournament’ which will be taking […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Lads Capture Lightning Strike On Camera, Run Like Hell

March 3, 2015 at 8:44 pm Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER that crazy thunder and lightning strike yesterday lunchtime near town which sounded like the end was nigh? Well Shane Doyle and Dylan Enright from Tralee were out walking at about 1.30pm when the bolt hit and they somehow managed to catch it on camera. No wonder they ran like hell […]

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Fiona Heaney Named ‘Kerry Fashion Week’ Business Person Of The Year

Fiona Heaney Named ‘Kerry Fashion Week’ Business Person Of The Year

March 3, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  Fiona Heaney, creative director and co-owner of Fee G, has been officially announced as the Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) Irish Fashion Business Person of the Year. She will be presented with her Award by Minister for State for the Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan TD, and Editor in Chief of Image […]

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VIDEO: Ballyseede Castle Hotel Set To Feature In ‘Ghostcircle’ TV Show On Friday

VIDEO: Ballyseede Castle Hotel Set To Feature In ‘Ghostcircle’ TV Show On Friday

March 3, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDE Castle Hotel will appear on our televisions this Friday, March 6 as the hotel is investigated for any possible ‘paranormal activity’ taking place within its walls. We reported back in October that the hotel was named as one of the ‘Top 10 Haunted Hotels’ in the world according to TripAdvisor. We’ll […]

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Rose of Tralee 2014, Maria Walsh, in the Rose Garden in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Of Tralee Launches Search For Escorts

March 2, 2015 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  MARIA Walsh, the Rose of Tralee, has challenged young Kerrymen to see if they have what it takes to be Rose Escorts at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from  August 14-18. The March 16 deadline is fast approaching for lads aged between 21 and 30 to apply […]

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With Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh were, front row, from left: Amanda Breen, Siona Leahy, Taya Donaghy, Lucy Kingston, Liah Mclysheght, Anna McCarthy, Grace Kirby and Abrdad Babatuade. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Rose Of Tralee Delights Pupils With Visit To Tralee School

March 1, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL school welcomed a lady who has made headlines around the world over the last six months. Rose Of Tralee Maria Walsh is taking all the responsibilities of the title in her stride and had to especially be on the ball on Friday morning to handle the array of excellent questions […]

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At the Churchill Players 'Springtime Variety Show' on in Siamsa Tire were, from left: Katie Ellard, Conor Ellard, Katie McCarthy, Clodagh Ellard and Micheal Ellard. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Churchill Players Remember Former Member With ‘Springtime Show’

March 1, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL Drama Players Group paid tribute to the late Tommy Brosnan on Friday and Saturday night. The Group,  celebrated their 25th anniversary, by bringing their “Springtime Variety Show” to Siamsa Tire and it was all in honour of Tommy, who was such a prominent member of the Group down the […]

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Put Your Feet On The Peat In Siamsa Tíre

Put Your Feet On The Peat In Siamsa Tíre

February 28, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

  Siamsa Tíre opened its doors to a new exhibition this week where the entire floor is covered with 3,000 peat briquettes. The exhibition officially opened yesterday (Friday) and will run until March 27.  In it, Sue Morris looks at ideas of domestic need and luxury in the context of our […]

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Kerry Hospice And Recovery Haven To Benefit From Mountain Climb

Kerry Hospice And Recovery Haven To Benefit From Mountain Climb

February 27, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

  The ‘Strickeen Mountain Climb’, now in its third year of operation will be raising funds for two Kerry based organisations when it takes place on March 7. Recovery Haven, which is a cancer support house/group is based here in Tralee and the Kerry Hospice Foundation will benefit greatly from […]

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VIDEO: Tralee College Prepares For Its Open Day

VIDEO: Tralee College Prepares For Its Open Day

February 27, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

  AN open day for ‘Kerry College of Further Education’ (KCFE)will be held at the college in Clash, Tralee on March 5, from 11am-7pm. The event is being geared toward school leavers, those who are unemployed and those who might be looking for a possible change in career direction. The open day […]

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