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Alan Pan with CH Tralee staff Ciara Cashan, Sharon Houlihan and Karen Corridon at the CH Tralee Alan Pan Estee Lauder Masterclass on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Hosts Top Make-Up Artist For Masterclass

May 24, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

CH Tralee hosted a famed make-up artist for a masterclass last night. Alan Pan is one of Estee Lauder’s leading global makeup artists and has worked with celebrities such as Kendall Jenner. Based in the UK, Alan works across North America, the UK and Europe.  He appears frequently on TV […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

May 23, 2018 at 10:33 am 0 comments

It’s that time of year again when the Kerry Rose is chosen. The 2018 selection takes place on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel so it’s time to find out more about the 25 contestants… AMIE MCNAMARA SPONSORED BY THE THATCH Amie is 20 years old from Listowel, County […]

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Michell Greaney, Optimal Fitness, with runners from Aspen Grove. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time For Teams And Individuals To Take Part In 5k/10k Corporate Challenge

May 23, 2018 at 10:27 am 0 comments

THE weather is supposed to be great for Friday evening, so conditions will be perfect for the Optimal Fitness Tralee’s Corporate Challenge event. This 5k and 10k event takes place from Aspen Grove on the Castlemaine Road at 7pm and teams and individuals still have time to enter. “It is […]

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Mary O'Donnell.

Mary O’Donnell To Help Launch Skincare Range At Horan’s Healthstore

May 22, 2018 at 11:54 am 0 comments

HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at Horan’s The Square Tralee with special guest Mary O’Donnell Beauty.   Tickets are €5 and are redeemable on the night. They are available from Horan’s The Square. There’s refreshments and nibbles on arrival, goodie […]

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Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

May 20, 2018 at 10:45 am 1 comment

ONE of the great advantages of writing my own article is that I have the opportunity to ask myself my own questions and in turn give my own answers. With this in mind I am going to ask myself perhaps the deepest question that there is to ask. ‘Roger, what […]

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Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

May 16, 2018 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

THIS looks like a healthy and relaxing way to spend some of your Sunday. Tralee’s first Yoga and Live Viola Brunch takes place this Sunday, May 20 at The Ashe Hotel from 11am. This consists of a peaceful one and a half hour Yin Yoga practice led by Maeve Ferris […]

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Pupils from St Brendan's NS Blennerville looking forward to the fashion show with teacher Sorcha Ryan. Colette Price and Gráinne Smith of the Parents Council and teacher Olivia Ní She. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pupils To Take To The Runway At Blennerville School Fashion Show

May 15, 2018 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s National School, Blennerville are taking to the catwalk shortly for the first time, as they are busily preparing for their Fashion Show fundraiser. The event will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday, May 31 and promises to be a fantastic night of entertainment, fashion and fun […]

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At the launch of Listowel June Bank Holiday Race Meeting were (from left) Brenda Daly (Listowel Race Company), John Galvin (Chairman Listowel Race Company), Eilish Stack (Organiser) and Sinead O Brien (judge of Ladies Day - also known as ‘Sinead Curvy Style’) . Photo Credit: John Kelliher

If you are looking for serious racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  . . . then race to the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th of June.  As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening.  The fashion highlight, Ladies Day on Sunday 3rd of June, will be judged by award winning soprano, model, and social media star, Sinead O’Brien, known also as “Sinead’s Curvy Style”. There is a total prize fund of €5,000, generously sponsored by the businesses and publicans of Listowel town. For more information on Listowel Races contact 068 21144 / 21172 or visit www.listowelraces.ie #listowelraces

Looking Forward To Ladies Day At Listowel This June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 14, 2018 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

SERIOUS racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  are on the cards at the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday/Monday June 3/4. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening. The fashion […]

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Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

May 13, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

WELL I have decided to avail of the wonderful delights that Kerry Airport offers and I have availed of the chance to travel to Berlin. Berlin has so many sights to explore and it is great to have the opportunity to do so. I use the word opportunity instead of […]

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Ivan Parker and McKenzie Keane at the Churchill GAA 'Lip Sing Battle' at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on  Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Churchill GAA’s ‘Lip Sing Battle’ (Part 2)

May 8, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fantastic night of entertainment in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday night. The occasion was the Churchill GAA ‘Lip Sing Battle’ and it was an amazing success with over 500 people attending. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous story), John Murray got the nod from […]

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WATCH: ‘Frankie Balboa’ Will Get You Motivated To ‘Run For The Rock’

WATCH: ‘Frankie Balboa’ Will Get You Motivated To ‘Run For The Rock’

May 4, 2018 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST look at those calf muscles! If you’re looking for motivation to take part in the ‘Run For The Rock this Monday, then look no further than this video starring Frankie Murphy (of the Celsius videos fame). Created by video blogger extraordinaire, Tadhg Fleming, Frankie channels his inner Rocky and […]

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Spa NS pupils with Elma Walsh and Principal Peter Linehan launching the Donal Walsh 6km Walk/Run at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Looks Forward To The Donal Walsh 6k Challenge

May 4, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S.  as the 2018 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched on Thursday. This will be the fifth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising an amazing family fun day in honour of Donal, […]

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Niall Lucey with children Seamus, Tadhg, Hannah Mai and Ellen at the launch of the Paul Lucey Memorial Run on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paul Lucey Memorial Run To Take Place On Monday

May 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW 5k/10k event will take place this bank holiday Monday to remember a great servant to the Austin Stacks Club. The ‘Run for the Rock — Paul Lucey 10km / 5km Memorial Runwill honour the memory of  a proud Austin Stacks man who played with the club and won an […]

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Image Skincare Expert To Give Tips At CH Chemists Event

Image Skincare Expert To Give Tips At CH Chemists Event

May 2, 2018 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists will host national IMAGE Skincare Trainer, Caroline Casey, at a special event on Friday week, May 11. An expert in her field, Caroline will be going through all the new lines in IMAGE Vital C & Ageless Range and will be giving the perfect resolutions to aging later. […]

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Just four of the Born To Run members who completed last year's Couch To 5k programme: Noreen Quirke, Catherine O'Connor, Rita Ryan and Anthony O'Connor.

How Born To Run Club Can Get You Off The Couch And Running That 5k

May 2, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

HAVE you ever wished that you could jog or run a 5k, but don’t know where to start? Well, on Tuesday May 8, Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club will launch its annual “Couch to 5k” programme, which is free to join, friendly and most of all, fun. Over a […]

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Taking off on the cycle in aid of Fenit Lifeboat on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Saddle Up For A Great Cause Next Weekend

April 29, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Fenit RNLI Annual 50km Cycle Fundraiser is set to take place on Saturday, May 5 this year and it’s another great way to warm up for the Ring Of Kerry Cycle and raise funds for a great cause. The event will see cyclists make their way from Tralee through Farranfore […]

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Roger Harty: The Real Meaning Of The Word Religion

Roger Harty: The Real Meaning Of The Word Religion

April 29, 2018 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE word Religion has got a lot of bad press of recent years and many would say ‘quite rightly so’, but I would like to say that we have to be careful not to throw out the baby with the bathwater. To begin with, no one holds ownership over the word […]

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Kian Ó Riagáin, Eve Ní Chriodáin Amy Ní Mháirtín and Sean Ó Murchú at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Transition Year students' Fashion Show in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Hit The Catwalk For Annual Fashion Show

April 27, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students turned on the style last night for their annual fashion show. There was a large crowd at The Rose Hotel for the event which saw the students take to the catwalk in fashions from numerous local businesses. Mentored by teacher Michelle D’Altúin, the students organise every aspect […]

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Participants at the start of the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fifth Annual Ardfert Cycle To Take Place This Sunday

April 26, 2018 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE time has almost arrived for the 5th Ardfert Annual Cycle in aid of Ardfert School Building Fund  and all is ready for what should be another great event this Sunday, April 29 at 10am. This is a departure from the previous year’s cycle which took place in September and […]

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at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The IT Tralee Clubs And Societies Ball

April 26, 2018 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE glamour was something else at Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for the annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball. Around 350 students from the college attended the final students ball of the year and it was a chance to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and […]

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Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

April 24, 2018 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Camino was launched yesterday and organisers expect around 200 walkers from far and wide will take part in the annual event on routes from Tralee to Dingle. The three day walk will take place on the May Bank Holiday weekend, May 4-6, with a registration/information evening at The […]

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Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

April 24, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL hair and beauty salon has will raise funds during the month of May for a great cause. Ballybeg Hair and Beauty are doing a month long initiative to support the Palliative Care Unit at UHK. “We all love to look and feel good and at Ballybeg Hair and […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Divine Mercy?

Roger Harty: What Is Divine Mercy?

April 22, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

IN my last article, I defined mercy as – sending a loving reaction to any given human situation. Well to follow on from that then the definition of ‘Divine Mercy’ should be very easy. It is God sending a loving reaction to any given human situation. I suppose it would […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin is joined by local athlete Shona Heaslip and pupils from Blennerville, Caherleaheen, Listellick and CBS Primary schools at the launch of 'The Daily Mile' at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville School Welcomes Minister For Launch Of ‘The Daily Mile’

April 20, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s NS in Blennerville was the venue this morning for Athletics Ireland to announce the ‘Pilot’ launch of ‘The Daily Mile’, hosted by Kerry Recreation and Sport Partnership. Brendan Griffin TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport and John Foley, CEO of Athletics Ireland, launched the Primary Schools […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Prize At National Junk Kouture Awards

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Prize At National Junk Kouture Awards

April 20, 2018 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLAISTE Chiarraí students were among the prize winners at the national final of the Junk Kouture competition at the 3 Arena last night. With thousands attending the event, the Tralee school was represented by ‘Fear Leighis Na Mara Plaisteach’ from Lennox Beaujouan, Peadar Toibin and Seán Ó Loingsigh. They won […]

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Participants ready for the Tri and Move event at IT Tralee on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Staff And Students Get Active At ‘Tri And Move’

April 19, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee hosted an event aimed at getting staff and students in IT Tralee together and moving in the ‘Tri and Move ITT’ on Wednesday evening. It was a combination of two events, a 5km individual/family fun walk/run and a fun team triathlon. The triathlon consisted of a 5km run followed by a […]

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Jemi John and Saoirse Horgan apply the effects make-up to Orla O'Brien during the special make-up art event on Wednesday at Presentation School. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pres Students In Colourful Collaboration With Kerry ETB

April 19, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A COLOURFUL, fun and educational event took place in Presentation Secondary School on Wednesday which saw students get a taste of photography and special effects make-up art. In a collaboration between the Transition Years and tutors and trainees from Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley, a special make-up event was […]

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Back row; Adele Conway, Samantha ward, Aoife Flavin, Aideen Spillane, Naomi O'Leary, Dawn Lenihan, Niamh O'Halloran Colbert, Anna Flannery, Sandra O'Shea, Katie Mc Coy, Chloe Carroll.Front row; Cliona Moran, Kayleigh Muphy, Shannon Brown, Danielle Horgan, Shannon Murphy at the opening of the new Hairdressing Salon facility at Kerry ETB in Monavalley.

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Opens New Salon For Hairdressing Trainees

April 18, 2018 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

HAIR Salons from across Kerry gathered at Kerry ETB Training Centre’s all-new Hairdressing Salon in Monvalley on Monday for an opening evening to showcase their futuristic looking new facility and to meet the current crop of young hairdressers. Visitors spent two hours mingling with staff, trainees and other business owners […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Mercy?

Roger Harty: What Is Mercy?

April 15, 2018 at 11:31 am 1 comment

I RECENTLY heard someone give a definition of the true meaning of mercy and I must say I found it very interesting. To be honest I had not given it much thought prior to this. He said – “Mercy is sending a loving reaction to any given human situation”. What […]

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Cyclists gather before the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil Prepares For Annual Cycle Fundraiser

April 8, 2018 at 11:42 am 1 comment

IT’S normally held at the end of August, but this year’s annual Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle has been brought forward to April and it’s set to draw a big entry. In fact, with the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle coming up it’s a perfect way to practice for it […]

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