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Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

February 21, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

BLENNERVILLE Community Playschool are hosting an evening of style and glamour at Benner’s Hotel, on Friday February 24. Fashion expert Joan Cashman, of the Colour and Image Academy, will provide guests with loads of advice on how to create a stylish wardrobe that suits every woman’s colour, shape, personality and […]

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Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

Kerry Households To Be Asked To Take Part In National Travel Survey

February 21, 2017 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

HUNDREDS of Kerry households will be asked to take part in the National Household Travel Survey 2017 over the coming weeks. The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced the start of their survey which will collect information on travel patterns of the Irish public, targeting over 6000 households from all over Ireland. The […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Faith?

Roger Harty: What Is Faith?

February 19, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

FAITH, in layman’s terms,  is concentrating on a process knowing that it will work. The key word here is ‘knowing’. In other words you don’t believe it will work (belief is an opinion!) you know it will work. You see, true knowing is not leaving any room for doubt. In […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Sensitive Teeth

Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Sensitive Teeth

February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on the problem of sensitive teeth… Sensitive Teeth is one of the most common complaints to dentists – pain or discomfort when your teeth are exposed to stimuli such as cold or hot drinks, cold air and sweet foods. […]

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PHOTOS: Barry Loses His Locks As Gaelcholáiste Students Hold Fashion Show

PHOTOS: Barry Loses His Locks As Gaelcholáiste Students Hold Fashion Show

February 17, 2017 at 11:35 am 0 comments

TRANSITION year students of Gaelchoáiste Chiarraí held a fashion show on Wednesday night at the Rose Hotel at 7.30pm, but it also saw a student lose his hair for a great cause. The students walked down the runway in everything from sports wear to Debs dresses and spot prizes were also raffled off […]

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Miriam, Aisling and Breda Murphy with Sarah Wilson at the 'Valentines With A Difference' event in aid of Recovery Haven at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Valentines Night Sellout Event For Recovery Haven

February 15, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

IT was a wonderful night of food and entertainment at The Rose Hotel for the ‘Valentines With A Difference’ event. Hosted by Recovery Haven, it was a sellout event with around 200 people paying just €30 a head for the a great evening. The event was aimed at couples and friends, looking for something different […]

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Ciarán Kelliher and Gerry Enright of Bank of Ireland Tralee, with Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí students Christina Nic Gearailt. Kay De Barra, Sibéal Ni Chathasaigh, Sadhbh Sionóid, Laura Ní Eidhin, Katie Ní Thoibín Breathnach. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: TY Students At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Make ‘Junk Kouture’ Regional Final

February 15, 2017 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

A TRANSITION Year student group at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí are through to the finals of the national art competition, ‘Junk Kouture’. The students designed and created their high fashion outfits out of ‘junk’ with every outfit  unique and one made from 100% recycled materials for the Bank Of Ireland sponsored competition. One group from the […]

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Frances and Maureen McCarthy of Brush N Blush at Caheranne Village, with Sadhbh Clifford and Kayleigh Murphy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Hair And Beauty Salon Celebrates Another Award

February 15, 2017 at 11:28 am 0 comments

THEY’RE on a roll in Caheranne Village. Tralee hair and beauty salon, Brush N Blush, picked up their second award in six months at the weekend. The business, run by mother and daughter team of Frances and Maureen McCarthy, won the  Wedding Hair and Make-Up Salon of the Year- South […]

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Little Nicola and Emily Corridon with Maura O'Donnell, Collette Price and Nora Corridon at the Fashion Sale for St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion Sale Raises Close To €1,000 For Blennerville School

February 14, 2017 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

THERE was a rush for bargains on Saturday afternoon at Benners Hotel for a sale of ‘New and Pre Loved Clothes. Held in aid of Blennerville National School, the sale saw a very busy opening hour and steady stream of people visit during the afternoon, eventually raising €965 at the weekend. Continued […]

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Zoe O Connor, who is a finalist in the .eu Web Awards 2016

Zoe’s World: Leave Out The Condescension When Talking To Me

February 14, 2017 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

WHEN I started writing articles and blogs, I did so because I was trying to be the voice for the teenagers around me and I was trying to be the much needed primary source for parents of teenagers out there. In many ways, I think that I have been quite […]

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Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

February 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

KERRY’S top stylists will do battle at a fantastic charity event next month which is a must for fashion lovers. ‘Rags To The Runway’, which takes place at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday, March 11, is a unique fashion event for anyone with an interest in thrift shopping, vintage clothes […]

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Attending the Ballymacelligott GAA 'Strictly Love Dancing' on Saturday night were Mary T. Griffin, Genie Griffin and Sheila Griffin. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: More From Ballymac GAA’s Big ‘Strictly’ Night

February 12, 2017 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

EARLIER we told you about the enormous success of last night’s Ballymac GAA Club ‘Strictly Love Dancing’ event (click here for previous coverage). Hundreds had a fantastic time at the Ballygarry House Hotel watching the action and there was no shortage of style off the dance floor as well, as […]

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PHOTOS: ‘Just Jordan’ Packs Out CH For Masterclass

PHOTOS: ‘Just Jordan’ Packs Out CH For Masterclass

February 12, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

OVER 100 ladies were upstairs in CH Chemists on Saturday for the first of two sellout masterclasses from a hugely popular beauty blogger. Lisa Jordan (Just Jordan) was fashionably late, but she didn’t disappoint those present, many of whom came from Kenmare, Killarney and north Kerry to see her at […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Sellout Success At Ballymac ‘Strictly’ In Ballygarry

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Sellout Success At Ballymac ‘Strictly’ In Ballygarry

February 12, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

THE parish of Ballymac descended on Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night for the local GAA Club’s second ‘Strictly Love Dancing’ event. A sellout crowd of around 700 people were entertained by the slick dance moves of the 12 couples – put through their paces over the past number of weeks […]

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Roger Harty: The Real Beauty of Icons

Roger Harty: The Real Beauty of Icons

February 12, 2017 at 10:56 am 1 comment

IF we are to be honest I’m sure even though we might not like to admit it there is a bit of a detective hidden in all of us. I used to love watching the TV detective ‘Columbo’ many years ago, when he would turn around at the last minute […]

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Mommy Moments: Weaning Is Such An Important Stage For Babies

Mommy Moments: Weaning Is Such An Important Stage For Babies

February 11, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Our columnist, Jennifer Kissane, writes about her experience of weaning with son Fionn… Since I last wrote, two weeks ago, we were awaiting the arrival of Fionn’s first tooth. We have had a double celebration as two bottom teeth arrived, one a few days after the other. Peace has now […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Erectile Dysfunction

Dr Caitlin: The Problem Of Erectile Dysfunction

February 11, 2017 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor, of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on erectile dysfunction… Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, is the inability of a man to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. Occasional failure to achieve an erection is a common phenomenon and does not constitute […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: A Perfect ’10@10′ For Listellick School’s Operation Transformation Effort

VIDEO/PHOTOS: A Perfect ’10@10′ For Listellick School’s Operation Transformation Effort

February 10, 2017 at 11:55 am 1 comment

CHILDREN all over the country got out this morning for some physical activity as part of the Operation Transformation TV show drive to get people more healthy and active. Among the Tralee schools taking part in the ’10@10′ – which asked schools to take 10 minutes exercise at 10am – […]

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Looking forward to the 'New and Pre-Loved Clothes Sale' in aid of St Brendan's NS Blennerville this Saturday were teacher Edel O'Sullivan, Principal Terry O'Sullivan, pupils Sorcha O'Donoghue and Katie Moriarty and Maura O'Donnell of the Parents Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Fashions For Sale In Aid Of Blennerville NS

February 8, 2017 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

THERE’LL be fashion galore at a special event this Saturday at Benners Hotel in aid of a local school. A ‘New and Pre Loved Clothes Sale’ will take place from 12pm to 5pm at the Castle Street premises in aid of Blennerville National School and judging by the donations so far, […]

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Top Speakers Lined Up For Energise 2017 This Friday

Top Speakers Lined Up For Energise 2017 This Friday

February 6, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

ENERGISE 2017 is an inspiring evening taking place in The Ashe Hotel, Tralee on Friday, February 10, bringing together well-known speakers from sport, fitness and positive psychology. The evening will begin at 6.30pm and is guaranteed to be filled with plenty of content to kick start 2017. Orlagh Winters will be the […]

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Kerry Fashion Week Producers Decide Not To Go Ahead With Event

February 4, 2017 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

  THERE was disappointing news for fashion lovers in the county yesterday when it was revealed Kerry Fashion Week would not be going ahead this March. The announcement was made on the KFW website citing the “considerable costs” involved as the reason for the event not being produced. The event was […]

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Orla To Give A Masterclass In PR At Tralee Hotel

Orla To Give A Masterclass In PR At Tralee Hotel

February 3, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

  TOP fashion and lifestyle PR and events professional, Orla Diffily, is hosting a one day PR Masterclass specially tailored for those working in the Fashion, Beauty and Hospitality Industry on Monday, February 20 in Manor West Hotel in Tralee. This one day course is suitable for independent designers, boutiques, self employed fashion and […]

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Join Tommy For An Epic Cycle Up The Alps This July

Join Tommy For An Epic Cycle Up The Alps This July

February 2, 2017 at 11:09 am 0 comments

ENABLE Ireland Kerry is looking for cyclists to take part in a serious challenge this July riding through the Italian Alps and Dolomites, tackling many of the most famous Giro climbs and highest roads Europe has to offer. Tommy Sheehy, who has raised tens of thousands over the years for […]

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Attending the CH Chemist Christmas Party on Saturday night were Betesaida Hailegeorgis, Helen Parker and Claire Harty. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: A Belated Christmas Party For CH Chemists Staff

January 29, 2017 at 10:07 am 0 comments

BETTER late than never! While most were partying their way through December, the hardworking staff at CH Chemists were toiling away making sure Santa came to leave you all smelling and looking great over the festive period. Well on Saturday night they finally got a chance to have their own […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Frustration Of Constipation

Dr Caitlin: The Frustration Of Constipation

January 29, 2017 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, gives advice on treatment of constipation… Constipation has varied meanings for different people. Stools may be too hard or too small for some, while for others defecation is too difficult or infrequent. In constipation, a change in your bowel habits […]

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John Healy, Jennifer Healy, Claire Ali and Caroline Bulman at a table quiz in aid of Recovery Haven on Thursday night at Kirbys Brogue Inn. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Table Quiz Held At Brogue In Aid Of Recovery Haven

January 28, 2017 at 9:23 am 0 comments

THERE was poor weather on Thursday night but there was fun in the warmth of Kirbys Brogue Inn for a table quiz for a great cause. There was a hamper and loads of spot prizes up for grabs at the quiz in aid of Recovery Haven. It was the latest […]

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Roger Harty: John Egan Is A True Gentlemen Like His Legendary Dad

Roger Harty: John Egan Is A True Gentlemen Like His Legendary Dad

January 28, 2017 at 8:55 am 0 comments

Roger Harty was in London recently where he met John Egan – son of the late Kerry GAA great – who plays soccer with Championship side Brentford who face Chelsea today and says the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree… THE word legend is a word that should not be bandied […]

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Karl Henry In Garvey’s Supervalu This Saturday…And Free Porridge Too!

Karl Henry In Garvey’s Supervalu This Saturday…And Free Porridge Too!

January 27, 2017 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

TRALEE welcomes the RTE Operation Transformation crew to the town this weekend with cameras fixing their lenses on two events. It’s a big day in Garvey’s Supervalu on Saturday with the fitness expert from the show, Karl Henry, in store from 2.30pm giving encouragement to those who are making a transformation in their own […]

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Yvonne Duggan and Lucy Horan at the Sam McCauley's Women's Health event at the Manor West Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Hear About Women’s Health Issues At Event In Manor

January 27, 2017 at 11:38 am 0 comments

THE wind howled and the rain lashed outside, but women turned up in their hundreds for a special event organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists in the Manor West Hotel last night. ‘A Discussion On Women’s Health And Wellbeing For All Ages’  featured a number of speakers on the topic of women’s health […]

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Mommy Moments: Getting Stuck Into Teething Problems

Mommy Moments: Getting Stuck Into Teething Problems

January 26, 2017 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Our columnist, Jennifer Kissane, feels for her little fella as he goes through teething but is there any magic formula to ease baby’s discomfort… I THINK I know now why people have a built-in fear of the dentist and any teeth related ailment – it has to come from their very […]

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