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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

June 21, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies tosses some delicious salad recipes together for summer days… Be creative with your salads and use as much seasonal produce as you can. A few tips for tasty salads; • Wash and dry your salad leaves. A salad spinner is a great […]

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Paul Stephenson, Kieran Donaghy, Gary and Harvey Brosnan, Jimmy and Denise O'Sullivan and Neil O'Shea at the Kerry GAA Night Of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Stars Come Out For Night Of Champions

June 20, 2015 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE crowd came out for the Kerry GAA Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night with the stars of the pas year in both codes lending a hand. There was a lot of silverware on display after a great 12 months for our hurlers and footballers and many of […]

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Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

June 20, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

No.4 On The Square The Square YOU’VE got to hand it to the people in No.4 On The Square; they know their interiors. There’s been a lot of work going on over the past couple of months at the former Nightjar/Ruairis/Jack’s (remember Jack’s!) and the results are very impressive. Gone […]

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O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

June 19, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  O’BRENNAN NS in Kielduff showed their caring side on Wednesday when they held a successful fundraising day, with a local rock band providing the entertainment. The day kicked off with a bake sale run by Sixth Class with money raised going  towards buying musical instruments for the school. Continued below… Then the Third […]

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Our Guide To Getting A Great Father’s Day Gift In Town

Our Guide To Getting A Great Father’s Day Gift In Town

June 18, 2015 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of year again when we show our appreciation for the dads in our lives. They’ve done a lot for us kids over the years; changing our nappies (the odd one did this), driving us to school/soccer/rugby/ballet practice, roaring at us on the football field, throwing dirty looks at boyfriends, punishing us […]

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Summer Solstice Run Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Sunday

Summer Solstice Run Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Sunday

June 18, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL runners and organisers put the finishing touches to their preparations for the ‘Summer Solstice 10k’ run taking place this Sunday, June 21. This will be the tenth anniversary of the run which was started back in 2005 by Jim McNeice as he looked to raise money for the ‘Irish Heart […]

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VIDEO: Social Box TV Got Some Fantastic Footage At The Féile Na mBláth

VIDEO: Social Box TV Got Some Fantastic Footage At The Féile Na mBláth

June 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

SOCIAL Box TV were out and about over the weekend at the ‘Féile na mBláth Park Family Festival’ where they got some great footage of the festivities and events that took place. The 7-minute long clip, from the locally-based YouTube channel, highlights the fantastic work that went into this year’s […]

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This Guinness-Themed Mural In Boherbee Is Going Down Well

This Guinness-Themed Mural In Boherbee Is Going Down Well

June 17, 2015 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU’LL have to be careful driving up Boherbee these days, because a new mural on the side of a famous pub is stopping both pedestrians and traffic alike. Francis Galvin of the Slieve Mish Bar wanted to do something to brighten up the side of the building, so a locally-based artist […]

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Kerry Named Amongst The Best In Europe For Family Holidays

Kerry Named Amongst The Best In Europe For Family Holidays

June 17, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has been ranked amongst the elite of Europe for family holiday destinations in a new feature by the travel heavyweights ‘Lonely Planet’. The kingdom is joined in a top ten list of ‘Best Places For Family Holidays In Europe 2015’, by some of the most spectacular and iconic tourist destinations […]

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At the launch of the Spa/Fenit Hospice Committee Midsummer Art Exhibition in aid of the Palliative Care Unit in Kerry General Hospital were, from left: Sally Ryle, Jane Hilliard, Maureen O'Mahony, John Hurley, Mairead Moriarty, Margaret O'Shea, Nuala Finnagan, Noreen O'Leary and Mary McSwiney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Afternoon Of Art In Aid Of Kerry Hospice At The Oyster Tavern

June 17, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE SPA/FENIT branch of the Kerry Hospice are joining forces with local artists to raise funds for the Palliative Care Unit in Kerry General Hospital. ‘A Midsummer Art Exhibition’ will take place in the Oyster Tavern, this Sunday, between 3pm and 8pm. Highly acclaimed artist, John Hurley, has kindly donated […]

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Sign Gives Walkers In Fenit A Witty Warning

Sign Gives Walkers In Fenit A Witty Warning

June 16, 2015 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL, you can’t say that you weren’t warned! A photo of a warning sign on a gate near Fenit has been doing the rounds on social media (we saw it on the West End Bar’s Facebook page) after it was spotted earlier this week. You really couldn’t have come up with a […]

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Killarney Music & Food Festival Announces Line-Up Of Kids Activities

Killarney Music & Food Festival Announces Line-Up Of Kids Activities

June 16, 2015 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF you’re heading to the Killarney Festival of Music & Food later this month, it’s worth noting that children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult, with an incredible line-up of  activities for the young ones. The family-friendly boutique festival, which is taking place on June 27-28 at Killarney […]

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Pictured at the launch of "Tough as Leather", the John Lenihan story written by journalist Con Dennehy at the launch in Gallys Tralee on Friday night. Front L/r: Clare O'Leary and John Lenihan. Back L/r: Con Dennehy, Margaret Dennehy and Weeshie Fogarty.

New Book On ‘King Of The Mountains’ Launched In Gally’s

June 16, 2015 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

LAST week saw more than 500 people attend the launch of the new book about the life and success of the Kerry athlete, John Lenihan, which is entitled ‘Tough As Leather’. Lenihan, the former ‘World Mountain Running Champion’ from Ballymac, has run more than 140,000 miles during his illustrious career, the […]

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VIDEO: New Clip Of Tralee Shows The Town In Full Bloom

VIDEO: New Clip Of Tralee Shows The Town In Full Bloom

June 15, 2015 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  WHILE it might be sometimes easy to forget that we live in a beautiful part of the world, it only takes a simple video like the one below to make you stop and take note. Alanna Diggin, a local filmmaker and internet blogger, spent a few days filming in […]

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PHOTOS: Another Great Day Out For Families At Féile na mBláth

PHOTOS: Another Great Day Out For Families At Féile na mBláth

June 15, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Féile na mBláth @ The Park festival saw more crowds flock down to the festivities in what was a fantastic family event, thanks in part to the amazing weather. Crowds of families, couples and interested tourists strolled through the various stalls and entertainment set-ups with most stopping for a glance and staying […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee People Win At AIMS Awards In Killarney

June 15, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the big prizes eluded most Tralee nominees at the the Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) Awards on Saturday night, there was still much to cheer about. The INEC was the venue as over 1,200 members waited with baited breath for the winners to be announced. One of these winners […]

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Bebhinn Keane, Neil Burns, Laoise Keane and Ciara Sheridan at the Féile na mBláth in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fantastic Fun Day At The Féile

June 14, 2015 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

BEAUTIFUL sunshine helped turn Saturday’s Féile na mBláth into one of the most successful ever with hundreds of families enjoying the various attractions. The ‘Lords of Strut’ drew a massive crowd who really enjoyed their antics, there was a huge variety of children’s entertainment with bouncy castles, face painting and the […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

VIDEO/PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 14, 2015 at 9:20 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) For some, a spell of fine weather means sand. […]

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The Chef’s Table: Some Sizzling Stir-Fry Recipes

The Chef’s Table: Some Sizzling Stir-Fry Recipes

June 14, 2015 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has some amazing stir-fry recipes to liven up meal times… Stir-frying is a quick and tasty style of cooking that is also very versatile. Any prime cut of meat and most fish can be stir-fried and all vegetables as long […]

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Dingle Animation Festival Named Amongst Top 25 In The World

Dingle Animation Festival Named Amongst Top 25 In The World

June 13, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

  IN another coup for Kerry tourism, it has been announced that the ‘Dingle International Film Festival’ has been named in the Top 25 Animation Festivals in the world by international publication Animation Magazine. The Kerry Festival has joined an elite group sitting alongside the world famous San Diego International Comic-Con Festival. Animation […]

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Irish TV To Broadcast Part Of The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Live

Irish TV To Broadcast Part Of The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Live

June 12, 2015 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

  IRISH TV will be broadcasting part of the ‘Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle’ live when it takes place on Saturday July 4. The station will air the cycle live on their Sky 191 channel from 2pm-4pm on the day. This will be the first time that the charity cycle – which […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Star To DJ In Tralee Nightclub

‘Game Of Thrones’ Star To DJ In Tralee Nightclub

June 12, 2015 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A GAME Of Thrones star is on his way to Quarters Nightclub this July. Northern Irish actor, Kristian Nairn who plays Hodor, the simple 6″ 11″ giant who protects Bran Stark in the mega-hit HBO show, is already well-known in DJ circles and is currently on his worldwide ‘Rave Of […]

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Meet The Tralee Chef Feeding The Stars In Los Angeles

Meet The Tralee Chef Feeding The Stars In Los Angeles

June 12, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE chef is enjoying a fantastic career in Los Angeles, which has seen him feed Oscar-winning directors, supermodels, rock gods, rap moguls and NBA stars since he moved Stateside 15 years ago. Gavan Murphy, who grew up in Oakpark, is thriving with his company ‘The Healthy Irishman’ and just this […]

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DON MACMONAGLE www.macmonagle.com

New Sponsor And Judges For Ladies Day At Listowel Races

June 12, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a new sponsor and judges this year for Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival with over €5,000 in prizes on offer. The day is the most stylish in Kerry’s social calendar with upwards of 30,000 people descending on the Island for the event which takes place on […]

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Kade Jameson gives Grissom a hug with Paul Kerins at the Dog Show in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do At Féile na mBláth This Weekend

June 12, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Féile Na mBláth @ The Park Family Festival’ is all ready to go this weekend. With events running from 9.30am to 6pm each day, open air entertainment and protective marquees on hand in case the weather decides to take a turn (it won’t!), it’s set to be a great weekend. It’s hard […]

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Launching the 'Walk For Autism' in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School, were from left: Anne O'Keeffe, Joan O'Keefe and Ellen O'Rahilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

‘Walk 4 Autism’ Event To Raise Funds For School Equipment

June 11, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the success of the recent ‘Walk 4 Life Kerry’ (see here for story), people will be dusting off their running/walking shoes again  as a new fundraiser walk is organised for next month. The ‘Walk 4 Autism’ will be a 5km walk/run to take place on July 12 from the John Mitchels GAA […]

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VIDEO: Castleisland Woman Finds Another ‘Twin Stranger’, This Time In Italy

VIDEO: Castleisland Woman Finds Another ‘Twin Stranger’, This Time In Italy

June 10, 2015 at 8:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  REMEMBER the Castleisland student who found her doppelganger as part of a social experiment (see previous story here)? Well she’s gone and found another one! Twenty-year-old Niamh and her two friends, Terence Manzanga and Harry English from Dublin City University are taking part in an experiment called Twin Stranger where they made a […]

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Thhe Pink Swingers Eoin Landers, DJ Geaney and Michael Sheehan at the launch of swing4cancer at Castlemartyr Resort. The initiative is a unique fundraising event in aid of Breast Cancer Ireland. The guys will race against the clock to play 32 golf holes in 32 golf courses in 32 counties on June 19 and 20 in 40 hours.  Donations can be made via: idonate.ie/swing4cancer. Kindly supported by Kearys, Dwyers & Co. Irish Examiner is media partnerAt the launch of swing4cancer at Castlemartyr Resort today were the three 'Pink Swingers' Michael Sheehan, DJ Geaney and Eoin Landers.  The initiative is a unique fundraising event in aid of Breast Cancer Ireland. The guys will race against the clock to play 32 golf holes in 32 golf courses in 32 counties on June 19 and 20 in 40 hours.  Donations can be made via: idonate.ie/swing4cancer. Kindly supported by Kearys, Dwyers & Co. Irish Examiner is media partner. Picture Dan Linehan

Kerry Golf Enthusiast To Play 32 Counties In 40 Hours For Charity

June 10, 2015 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY man is part of a trio playing a hole in each of 32 golf courses, in all 32 counties later this month to raise much needed funds for ‘Breast Cancer Ireland’. DJ Geaney, from Castleisland, who lost his mother to cancer in 2011, will join his two friends Michael Sheehan and […]

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Vincent Browne

Vincent Browne Is Coming To Kerry With ‘The People’s Debate’

June 10, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER a false start,  the ‘Vincent Browne People’s Debate’ is on its way to Kerry this month for an event that will no doubt bring its heated moments between the public and local politicians. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place in April and which was later cancelled, […]

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James Last, has passed away in Florida at the age of 86

VIDEO: James Last Has Died, Remember When He Played Tralee?

June 10, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE GERMAN composer and big band leader, James Last, has passed away at the age of 86. James Last, played at The Rose Of Tralee festival in 1984 and was a huge hit with the crowds who came to see him and his band pack out Austin Stack Park. The […]

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