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at McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 2)

September 25, 2021 at 9:55 am 0 comments

IT was great to see crowds back at Listowel Racecoure on Friday for Ladies Day. Back, after an absence of two years, it saw women from all over the country and beyond don some amazing fashions to impress the judges. Maritess McCarthy from Cork was deemed the best dressed lady […]

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at McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Fashion From Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 1)

September 25, 2021 at 9:53 am 0 comments

SO, things are finally getting back to normal….and fashion helps! Friday at Listowel Races saw the first real McElligotts Honda Ladies Day take place in two years, with Maritess McCarthy from Cork, resplendent in a fitted statement red dress with matching red coat and sapphire blue headpiece, catching the eye […]

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Maritess McCarthy (centre) who won Best Dressed Lady, Deirdre Kissane (left) who won Most Contemporary New Season Look and Niamh Lordan who won Best Headpiece, at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Winners Alright At McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day In Listowel

September 24, 2021 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

A NURSE from Cork was the big winner at at McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Maritess McCarthy glamorous red dress was a big hit with judge Celia Holman Lee, who had a very difficult job such was the style on shoes. Maritess, who is originally from […]

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Ardfert-based fashion designer with models wearing his latest collection.

Ardfert Designer Streams New Collection On London Fashion Week Website

September 22, 2021 at 1:46 pm 0 comments

ARDFERT fashion designer, Colin Horgan, live-streamed his Spring/Summer 2022 collection from Tralee onto the London Fashion Week website last Friday. His collection ‘Future Partisan’ was recorded live from an empty retail unit upstairs at Central Plaza in Tralee, and streamed onto the British Fashion Council London Fashion Week’s website. Colin describes […]

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Artist Katie O'Donoghue.

Free Creative Workshop For Children Impacted By Cancer

September 21, 2021 at 11:10 am 0 comments

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, will host a free creative workshop for children impacted by cancer on Thursday, September 30. The online event has been organised to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September and will be facilitated by Recovery Haven Kerry deputy manager and art therapist, Katie O’Donoughue. […]

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Listowel Races Opens With Most Stylish Racegoer Competition

Listowel Races Opens With Most Stylish Racegoer Competition

September 19, 2021 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

RACEGOERS were welcomed back for the first time in two years to the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which started this afternoon to run for the next week. Besides the traditional Ladies Day on Friday, there was an additional Best Dressed Event – the Most Stylish Racegoerskindly sponsored by McElligotts Tralee […]

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Edel Joy (centre) with Principal of Kerry College Stephen Goulding and Beauty instructor Tara O'Halloran Cronin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry College Student Wins ‘Best In Ireland’ Award In International Competition

September 16, 2021 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT at Kerry College of Beauty, Clash Campus was awarded a ‘Best in Ireland’ award from CIDESCO International at the recent CIDESCO Congress 2021 International Virtual Makeup and Body Art Competition. Edel Joy, a Beauty Therapy Traineeship student from Listowel, won the award on Tuesday, September 8. She competed with […]

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Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

September 15, 2021 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

SKINGREDIENTS, in association with CH Tralee, has something very exciting coming  later this month! If you want to find out more, join founder Jennifer Rock and panel at the Skingredients x CH Tralee Virtual Event for the big reveal you’ve all been waiting for! This is your exclusive opportunity to hear […]

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Danielle O'Leary, Karen O'Leary and Michelle O'Leary at the Park Run on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Park Run Returns To Tralee After 18 Months

September 12, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S so good to see it back. The Tralee Park Run returned to the Town Park on Saturday morning with eager participants meeting old friends after an 18 month break from the weekly event. Participants started gathering from around 9am and there was a wonderful atmosphere and a sense of […]

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Pictured at the launch of the in Listowel were Deirdre Hegarty (Healthy Kerry Coordinator), Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Jimmy Moloney, Geraldine O'Sullivan (Manager Kerry Volunteer Centre), Donagh Hennebry (Chair of Interagency Steering Committee/Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention) and John Drummey, (Kerry Mental Health Association). Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Free Events For Kerry Mental Health And Wellbeing Fest

September 10, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE programme of free events for the 2021 Kerry Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest has been launched with a range of activities to suit all ages from October 9-16. The key focus of the #KerryMHWFest is to promote mental health and wellbeing in Kerry through a fun and interactive programme […]

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Emily O'Donoghue.

Two Best Dressed Events For Listowel Races

September 9, 2021 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL Race Company officially announced details of not one – but TWO – spectacular Best Dressed Events to be held on the racecourse over the forthcoming Harvest Racing Festival which takes place from September 19-25. Making a most welcome return again this year, is one of Ireland’s most prestigious best […]

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Leah Clail transformed.

Kerry Make-Up Artists To Compete In New RTE Series

August 24, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a strong Kerry connection to a new series beginning on RTE next week. Glow Up Ireland, presented by TV star, model and influencer Maura Higgins will air on RTÉ2 from 9:35pm on Thursday September 2. And the first episode will feature a guest judge, Colin Horgan from Ardfert. Also, Leah […]

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Free Online Course For Those Supporting Loved One With Cancer

Free Online Course For Those Supporting Loved One With Cancer

August 19, 2021 at 2:18 pm 1 comment

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, will host a free, six-week online course for those supporting a loved one with cancer, beginning on September 14th. Given over two and a half hours, one day a week, for six weeks, the Building Better Caregivers programme will offer valuable support and practical […]

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Pieta To Hire Additional Therapists For Tralee Centre Due To Demand For Services

Pieta To Hire Additional Therapists For Tralee Centre Due To Demand For Services

August 10, 2021 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

PIETA has announced it is on a recruitment drive to hire additional therapists for its Tralee centre due to an increased demand for services. In Kerry alone, 36% of clients presenting to Pieta have attempted suicide and one in three have been bereaved by suicide. Some of the triggers identified included […]

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Men’s Shed Association Launches Manual On Dementia Awareness

Men’s Shed Association Launches Manual On Dementia Awareness

July 23, 2021 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Men’s Sheds Association has launched a new manual ‘Your Shed & Dementia’ aimed at raising awareness of the condition, as well as offering advice for “Shedders”, their families and carers on supporting a member with dementia. There is an estimated 941 men living with dementia in Kerry, while […]

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Andrew Morrissey with Bailey.

Me And My Dog: Bailey — The Tiny Diva With A Huge Personality

July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Radio Kerry’s Andrew Morrissey lives with fiancé Úna and their ‘little baby’ Bailey who has captured their hearts… Why did you decide to get a dog? We were moving back to Kerry in 2014 and spoken about it a few times and then once we were settled we just went […]

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Virgin Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela Laird issue rallying call for Virtual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk fundraiser. Photo: Karen Morgan / Lensmen

Call For Kerry People To Take Part In ASI Memory Walk Fundraiser

July 21, 2021 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

VIRGIN Media TV presenter Martin King and beauty expert and entrepreneur Pamela Laird issue rallying call for Kerry people to take part in th Virtual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk fundraiser. The walk, supported by Iceland, is taking place nationwide on Sunday,  September 19 during World Alzheimer’s Month 2021. Alzheimer’s Memory Walk […]

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Pupils in Blennerville NS with Principal Robbie O'Connell and Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching promoting the Irish Life/Athletics Ireland 'Family Mile Challenge'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Families Encouraged To Take Part In ‘Mile Challenge’ Later This Month

June 4, 2021 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman is encouraging schools to get involved in a healthy initiative for families this month. Irish Life Health has launched the ‘Family Mile Challenge’ with Athletics Ireland to encourage families to get out and get active together. Athletics Ireland National Level 2 Coach, Michelle Greaney, says she would […]

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Tommy, Emma, Niamh, Sophie and Liam Culloty all set for the Lee Strand & An Riocht Family Fun 5K Challenge.

Take Part In The Lee Strand & An Riocht AC Family Fun Virtual 5K This Weekend

May 1, 2021 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Lee Strand & An Riocht AC Family Fun Virtual 5K is taking place this May Bank Holiday Weekend. Everyone is welcome to take part, families or individuals of all levels, walkers, joggers or runners. To register for the Lee Strand & An Riocht Family Fun Virtual 5K Challenge visit […]

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Michelle Greaney with the late Jemma O'Shea's sister Josie O'Shea looking forward to the virtual run/walk at Easter.

Take On The 5k/10k Run/Walk To Remember Jemma And Raise Funds For Kerry Hospice

April 1, 2021 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL fitness/strength and conditioning coach is encouraging people to get out and about during the Easter weekend for a great cause. Michelle Greaney is organising the Jemma O’Shea Memorial 5km & 10km Run/Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK between April 1-4 and with the weather […]

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Dr Clare Kambamettu

Kerry Mental Health Association Video To Help Allay Children’s Anxieties

January 8, 2021 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Mental Health Association has teamed up with a well-known clinical psychologist to help to allay the anxiety that children might feel since the Covid-19 lockdown came into effect over Christmas. Ten years after being crowned the Rose of Tralee, Dr. Clare Kambamettu has created a short video to demonstrate […]

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Caroline Corkery and renowned long-distance swimmer Elaine Burrows Dillane promoting the

Beat Lockdown Blues And Help Great Causes With 31 Day January Challenge

December 31, 2020 at 4:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has never been a better time to do this. With the news that we are now in Lockdown Mk 3, January is looking bleaker than usual this new year. So as well as washing the hands, wearing facemasks and social distancing, keeping the body and mind healthy and building […]

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The festive lighting at Ballygarry House Hotel is always special.

Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Ballygarry House This Christmas

December 18, 2020 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS is always a special time of year — even in these difficult times — and a visit to Ballygarry House Hotel only enhances the festive spirit. The sight that greets you when driving towards the hotel grounds at night is a heartwarming and inviting one, with the spectacular and […]

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Caroline Corkery and renowned long-distance swimmer Elaine Burrows Dillane promoting the

A Great Challenge For A Healthy Start To The New Year

December 18, 2020 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

WE haven’t even begun to tackle the turkey, ham and all the rest of the goodies Christmas brings but it’s also the time of year to think about a healthy start to the new year. And as well as washing the hands, facemarks and social distancing, staying healthy and building […]

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Kerry College Offers Free Programme On Sanitation And Sterilisation In Beauty Salons And Spas

Kerry College Offers Free Programme On Sanitation And Sterilisation In Beauty Salons And Spas

November 19, 2020 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has announced a new fee-free and fully funded skills development programme focused on sterilisation and sanitation for the Beauty Therapy and Spa industry. Given the ongoing pressures on this sector due to COVID-19, Kerry College and CIDESCO International felt that schools, […]

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Fitness classes are about to commence in the Kerry Sports Academy.

Sponsored: Get Fit For Winter At The Kerry Sports Academy

October 2, 2020 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Sports Academy’s new Autumn timetable is commencing next week from Monday, October 5. The facility is open to the public 7 days a week. Facilities include an aerobics studio, dance studio, gym, hydrotherapy pool and sports hall. There is a wide range of new activities to choose from […]

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PHOTOS: Glamorous Ladies Take Part In Listowel Races Online Best Dressed Competition

September 26, 2020 at 11:52 am 1 comment

SADLY, McElligotts Honda Ladies Day did not take place this year at Listowel racecourse, but there was still an array of style to be viewed online. The directors and sponsors, organised a virtual ladies day on Friday where ladies were invited to celebrate all the fashion and fun of ladies […]

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Orla Diffily will head up the panel of judges for the Virtual Ladies Day later this month.

Great Prizes To Be Won As Listowel Races Ladies Day Goes Online

September 2, 2020 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the upcoming Listowel Races Harvest Festival will be held behind closed doors later this month, Ladies Day will go ahead online with some great prizes. The McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival is always one of the fashion and social highlights of the year. Although, […]

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Mary Holly, Lorraine, Sebestova, Claire O'Connor, Brenda Lynch and Carmel Foran at the finale of the Born To Run Couch To 5k programme. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Born To Run Club’s ‘Couch To 5k’ Programme Finally Concludes

August 28, 2020 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Born to Run’s hugely popular ‘Couch-to-5k’ programme finally came to a conclusion this week, as its participants completed their 5km graduation runs. The programme started back in January, however just hours before the participants were set to undertake their final graduation run in March, it had to be called off […]

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Pictured at the launch of Women on the Water in Killorglin are (from left): Mary McGrath, Kerry Canoe Club, Killorglin, Jimmy Deenihan, Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership and Colette Lawlor, Canoeing Ireland with members of the Canoe Club. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

New Programme Aims To Get ‘Women On The Water’

July 31, 2020 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the reopening of our county, Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership, has announced a new programme designed for women called ‘Kerry’s Explore Our Waterways – Women on the Water’. “Kerry’s abundant Waterways provide an ideal environment for people to get outside and get active,” said Jimmy Deenihan, Chairperson of Kerry Recreation […]

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