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Walkers on the Climb To Remember last year.

People Urged To Take Part In ‘Climb To Remember’

April 27, 2017 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

THE 6th annual charity ‘Climb to Remember’ to the summit of Carrauntoohil takes place on Sunday, May 14th and will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of climbing Ireland’s highest peak in memory of a loved one, with funds raised going towards The Mercy Hospital Foundation. The ‘Climb to […]

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Betesaida Shows She Has A Nose For Success

Betesaida Shows She Has A Nose For Success

April 27, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

AN employee of CH Chemists has become just the second person in the country to receive a prestigious qualification in her field. Betesaida Hailegeorgis, the fragrance counter manager at the famous Tralee business in The Mall, has been certified with the Fragrance Foundation UK as a Fragrance Specialist. She passed with […]

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Corinne Evans, Sadie Evans, Jennifer Flaherty and Laura Sheehy at the Lunchtime Mile event on Wednesday in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Healthy Option For Lunchtime In Town Park

April 26, 2017 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

THE medical community was well represented in the Town Park this lunchtime for an event to promote physical activity. The ‘Lunchtime Mile’ event was the brainchild of physiotherapist, Corinne Evans who is based in High Street. She asked other health professionals to lead by example in taking part in a run/walk in the […]

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Mommy Moments: Even The Dog Gets A Shout Before Me!

Mommy Moments: Even The Dog Gets A Shout Before Me!

April 26, 2017 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Our ‘mommy’ columnist, Jennifer Kissane, finds herself far down the pecking order when it comes to having her name called by her infant son… THESE last few weeks have been very busy with Fionn getting a lot more active. He now has four teeth, which has created a mini munching machine! He […]

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Contestants, Shannon O'Sullivan. Carol Lane, Gabriella Ward and 
Holly Ring, in the 2017 Miss Kerry Competition. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Meet The Miss Kerry 2017 Contestants

April 23, 2017 at 11:03 am 0 comments

MISS Kerry 2017 was launched on Saturday night at the Brehon Hotel in Killarney. A few Tralee ladies will be among the 23 women who will take part in the competition on May 5 at 8pm at the Brehon Hotel. This year, the participants are from all over Kerry and […]

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Eileen Whelan and Paco staff at the Paco Fashion and Coffee morning on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Coffee Morning Fundraiser Another Success At Paco

April 22, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

PACO in The Mall Tralee was a hive of activity on Friday morning for a special fundraiser in aid of the Nano Nagle Special School in Listowel. The coffee and fashion morning was well attended and two girls, Rachel O’Brien and Michelle Costello got chance to model for the audience present. The […]

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Experts On Bowel Cancer From UHK To Speak At Event In Rose Hotel

Experts On Bowel Cancer From UHK To Speak At Event In Rose Hotel

April 22, 2017 at 9:55 am 0 comments

A RANGE of speakers in the field of Bowel Cancer will speak at an event in the Rose Hotel next week. Presented by University Hospital Kerry, the Bowel Cancer Prevention and Stoma Care Evening will feature a range of experts from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday, April 27. People attending […]

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Dr Caitlin: Bone Marrow Transplants And How They Work

Dr Caitlin: Bone Marrow Transplants And How They Work

April 22, 2017 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Bone Marrow transplants… What is bone marrow? Bone marrow is a blood-based substance that can be found inside the body’s hollow bones. Marrow produces platelets, the red and white blood cells that form the basis of the body’s […]

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Kerry Designer Wins At VIP Style Awards

Kerry Designer Wins At VIP Style Awards

April 22, 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

THERE was a Kerry winner at the VIP Style Awards in Dublin last night. The who’s who of the Irish fashion and showbiz world were out in force at The Marker Hotel for the lavish affair, including Aidan O’Mahony who was supporting his Dancing With The Stars buddy, Dayl Cronin, […]

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Corinne’s Looking For People To Join Her On ‘Lunchtime Mile’

Corinne’s Looking For People To Join Her On ‘Lunchtime Mile’

April 21, 2017 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

A LOCAL physiotherapist is looking for other health professionals to lead by example in taking part in a run/walk next week in the town park. Corinne Evans, based in High Street, is organising a ‘Lunchtime Mile’ run, which is a circuit of the town park on Wednesday, April 26 at […]

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Looking forward to the 24 Miles in 24 Hours swimming event in Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre on April 29/30 were Finbarr Griffin, Kristian O'Donovan, Kyle O'Donovan and Kieran O'Flaherty. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kristian And Friends Take On Marathon Swimming Fundraiser At Tralee Pool

April 21, 2017 at 10:13 am 1 comment

A TRALEE native is raising funds for three great causes by taking on marathon swimming events in the US this year. And having completed the Tampa Bay Marathon Swim (24 miles) in March, Kristian O’Donovan from Derrylea – but now living in Glenbeigh – is turning his attention to raising funds with a marathon […]

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Tralee Rowing Club members and friends preparing for the Duathlon on Sunday.

‘Pull Like A Dog’ And Then Run At Tralee Rowing Club Duathlon

April 19, 2017 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

EVERYONE is invited to Tralee Rowing Club at the Basin this Sunday for a special fundraising event. People are encouraged to ‘come pull like a dog’ in the Row & Run Duathlon from 10am. First, people can take to a rowing machine before heading off on a run. There are two categories: […]

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Zoe’s World: Why ’13 Reasons Why’ Is Essential Viewing For Teens And Adults

Zoe’s World: Why ’13 Reasons Why’ Is Essential Viewing For Teens And Adults

April 19, 2017 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

UNLESS you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, you have probably heard about the Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’, which is becoming more identifiable as a cultural phenomenon than anything else. I, like many people, originally heard about it through the medium of Selena Gomez’s instagram […]

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Edel Fitzgerald, Jean O'Hara, Helen Leahy and Claire Kelliher at the Ardfert NS Strictly Come Dancing in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Night

April 17, 2017 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we brought you all the fun from Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night (click here for previous story). A sellout success, it saw 500 people pack the venue to see the 12 couples vie for the crown. Catherine Leen and Gavin Lacey […]

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Roger Harty: A Chance Encounter

Roger Harty: A Chance Encounter

April 16, 2017 at 10:55 am 2 comments

I was downtown Tralee recently having a cup of coffee and as I was making my way back up the main street, a stranger asked me as to the whereabouts of a local bookshop. Knowing the answer, I was delighted to oblige and I was about to walk away when […]

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PHOTOS: Big Crowds Turn Out For The 20th Annual Good Friday Walk In Tralee

PHOTOS: Big Crowds Turn Out For The 20th Annual Good Friday Walk In Tralee

April 15, 2017 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout at the annual Kerry Hospice Good Friday Walk which set off from The Grand Hotel yesterday. It was the 20th Good Friday Walk organised by Kerry Hospice which started in 1998 and around 200 set out on the walk with a few runners taking part two. The weather […]

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Dr Caitlin: How To Pack A Healthy Lunchbox For The Kids

Dr Caitlin: How To Pack A Healthy Lunchbox For The Kids

April 15, 2017 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on how to pack a child’s lunchbox with healthy food… Most children take a packed lunch to school, but making a packed lunch every day in the rush before school can become a real nightmare. How do you make […]

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Joan Dillon, Marie Rolls, Rosalind Moore, and Anne Tarint at the Spa/Fenit Good Friday Walk. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Braving The Rain For The Spa/Fenit Hospice Walk

April 15, 2017 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE bad weather didn’t deter locals from taking part in the Spa/Fenit Good Friday Walk yesterday. The Spa/Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice held the 10k scenic route walk in memory of the late Jerry O’Sullivan, whose brother took part in the walk on the day. Participants took off from The Tankard, […]

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Participants take off at the Park Run in conjunction with Operation Transformation on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Prepare For VHI Women’s Mini Marathon With The Parkrun

April 14, 2017 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE women are encouraged to prepare for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon by getting down to their local parkrun and kick start their training on April 22. Parkrun, in partnership with VHI, are extending a warm welcome to women training for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon with just over six weeks to go […]

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The Tankard.

Get Your Runners At The Ready For Spa/Fenit Good Friday Walk

April 11, 2017 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Spa/Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice will hold their annual Good Friday 10k scenic route walk and run on Friday, April 14, in memory of the late Jerry O’Sullivan. Participants will take off from The Tankard, Kilfenora, at 11am.  Walkers of all ages are invited to come along, take part and […]

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Jennifer Rock - The Skin Nerd.

The Skin Nerd On The Way To CH Chemists

April 11, 2017 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists are planning the ultimate skincare event for Saturday, May 20, where award winning beauty therapist Jennifer Rock, the Skin Nerd, will appear as a special guest. Jennifer will go through her favourite products and offer advice and recommendations for those that wouldn’t be the best at keeping on […]

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Mommy Moments: When Baby Arrives It’s Okay To Feel Overwhelmed

Mommy Moments: When Baby Arrives It’s Okay To Feel Overwhelmed

April 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s ok to ask for help when the little superstar arrives in your house says Jennifer Kissane… Having a baby is a life changing experience. A baby, despite being so very small demands a huge amount of time and energy and is completely dependent on you. The early days when […]

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Roger Harty: The Cloak

Roger Harty: The Cloak

April 9, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

A few years ago I visited Scotland and while I was there I was enlightened as to the versatility of the traditional Scottish kilt. The traditional kilt was more like a wrap-around and, as such, had many benefits especially if a Scots warrior wanted to venture off into the Highlands […]

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Alice O’Riordan, Finola Fogarty and Trish Byrne at the Lee Strand & National Dairy Council Health & Wellbeing Evening at the Brandon Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Health And Wellbeing Evening In The Brandon

April 8, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR hundred people attended the Lee Strand & National Dairy Council Health & Wellbeing Evening on Thursday in the Brandon Hotel in Tralee. The evening was a star studded event with a host of high profile speakers including former Irish Olympian Derval O’Rourke; Kerry Football Legend and Dancing with the Stars […]

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Karen Corridan, Jeanette Cronin, Rebecca Barry and Sharon Houlihan at Jeanette Cronin's Makeup masterclass at CH Chemists on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Jeanette Cronin Gives Makeup Masterclass At CH Chemists

April 8, 2017 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 70 makeup enthusiasts turned out at CH Chemists for Jeanette Cronin’s Estee Lauder makeup masterclass on Friday. Jeanette has previously worked with INGLOT and is renowned in her field and has a huge following on social media. Jeannette recreated the makeup look she was wearing on the day on the model present. […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Uncomfortable Condition Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dr Caitlin: The Uncomfortable Condition Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

April 8, 2017 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre at St Brendan’s Park on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)… What is irritable bowel syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder of the large bowel (colon) in which the bowel overreacts to a mild stimulus – such as eating or the presence of […]

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Beauty: The CH Guide To…. Updating Your Make Up

Beauty: The CH Guide To…. Updating Your Make Up

April 7, 2017 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Lisa O’Mahony of TraleeToday.ie went to CH Chemists get a make-up bag makeover and you can get one too next week… IF the bottom of your make-up bag looks like your bronzer and eyeshadow got into a fist fight, it might be time to update the make-up in there. Cindy Walsh at […]

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Vicky Fitzgibbon, Suan Murphy and Ciara Whelan  at the ITT Clubs and Societies Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Students Enjoy ITT Clubs And Societies Ball

April 7, 2017 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 350 students and staff of IT Tralee enjoyed the Clubs & Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night. They gathered to celebrate student participation and achievement in Clubs & Societies and to have a good time as the Easter break begins. Speaking on the night Sports Officer, Jennifer Healy, acknowledged the significant […]

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Tickets Selling Fast For Health And Wellbeing Evening On Thursday

Tickets Selling Fast For Health And Wellbeing Evening On Thursday

April 5, 2017 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S just one more night until Lee Strand and the National Dairy Council welcome hundreds of people for a Health and Wellbeing Evening in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee. The event on Thursday will host high profile guest speakers including: Derval O’Rourke, Irish Olympic Athlete and cookbook author; Aidan O’Mahony, Kerry Football […]

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Daryl Byrne, Melanie Clancy and Josh Lowham at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Beast Challenge In Banna (Part 2)

April 2, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE popularity of the Banna Beach Challenge is growing and growing judging by the crowds at the event yesterday. As we told you earlier (click here) there were hundreds of participants of varying ages for the various obstacle courses. We were there to capture some of the tired and relieved faces […]

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