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

Zoe’s World: We All Need To Have Goals To Strive For

July 26, 2017 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

WE are all driven by something. Whether it be by a singular dream, by money, by love or perhaps by a particularly pleasant glass of wine. Without drive, we would all lie marooned on our couches, moaning away. Sadly, those people do exist and they can drag those around them […]

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Tralee Woman Wins U Magazine ’30 Under 30′ Award

Tralee Woman Wins U Magazine ’30 Under 30′ Award

July 26, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

A TRALEE woman was one of the winners at the annual U Magazine ’30 Under 30′ awards last night. Úna-Minh Kavanagh, from Ballyard and formerly of St Brendan’s Park, won the Social Activist award in the Social Contribution and Activism section, for her work over the years in challenging peoples’ […]

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The cyclists gather at the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil Prepares To Saddle Up For Annual Cycle

July 26, 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

IT’S become a very popular annual event at the Oakpark club and this year is set to be no different as Na Gaeil prepares for its annual fundraising cycle. Over 100 cyclists took to the road last year and on Saturday, August 26, the club is hoping as many people […]

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REPRO FREE – RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars winner and former Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony, will set the catwalk alight in the Festival Dome next month as the special guest at this year’s Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday 20th August. The Rose of Tralee Fashion Show, which was launched at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee, will feature all the top boutiques and stores from the Munster region, including top Irish milliners. Pictured were … Laura Guilfoyle - Pamela Scott Tralee
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Top Fashions And Amazing Prizes At Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show

July 25, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars winner and former Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony, will set the catwalk alight in the Festival Dome next month as the special guest at this year’s Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday, August 20. But you’ll have to be there on the night to find out […]

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Taking off in the Jamie Wrenn/Mike Dean Walk from the Aquadome to Castlegregory on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Fun And Thousands Raised On Annual Memorial Walk

July 23, 2017 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

THE weather stayed fine for walkers who went west in aid of Recovery Haven on Saturday. There were 135 people registered for the annual Jamie Wrenn walk which this year also remembered Mike Deane who passed away in March. This walk from Tralee to Castlegregory raises much needed funds for […]

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Ellen Reidy, Lucy Baker, Anthea Reidy and Jennifer O'Connor at the Spin Southwest Sandstorm on Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Get Caught Up In Spin Southwest’s ‘Sandstorm’ In Ballyheigue

July 23, 2017 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

GLORIOUS weather, a beautiful beach and a pumped up crowd — all the ingredients then for a fantastic ‘Sandstorm’ in Ballyheigue. The Spin Southwest event had 800 people registered for 5k of endurance and fun on the beach and it was an enormous success with people from all over Munster […]

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Roger Harty: Not My Circus Not My Monkeys

Roger Harty: Not My Circus Not My Monkeys

July 23, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

EVERY now and then we come across a slogan that seems to ‘fit the bill’ for our lives. ‘Not my circus not my monkeys’ is one such slogan that works very well for me. In fact, it is an old Polish proverb and if you ‘google it’ you will find […]

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PHOTOS: More Glamour From Ladies Day In Killarney (Part 2)

PHOTOS: More Glamour From Ladies Day In Killarney (Part 2)

July 22, 2017 at 10:23 am 0 comments

YESTERDAY we brought you loads of photos from a fantastic day of style and racing in Killarney for Dawn Milk Ladies Day (click here for previous coverage). Thursday saw thousands of ladies turn on the glamour for the occasion and we were there to capture the atmosphere. Here’s out final […]

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Dr Caitlin: When Earwax Becomes A Problem

Dr Caitlin: When Earwax Becomes A Problem

July 22, 2017 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on the build-up of earwax… Cerumen or earwax is healthy in normal amounts and serves as a self-cleaning agent with protective, lubricating, and antibacterial properties. Its purpose is to trap dust and other small particles and prevent them from […]

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Know Your Rights: Prescription Charges

July 22, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I have a medical card but I seem to be paying more than the monthly cap for prescription charges for my family. Why would this happen and how […]

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Deirdre Hennebery and Moira Greer at Dawn Milk Ladies Day at Killarney Races on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Style From Ladies Day At Killarney Races (Part 1)

July 21, 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

WHILE it was a local woman who took the big prize at the Dawn Milk Ladies Day in Killarney yesterday, the judges must have had an impossible task considering the amazing style on show. Siobhan McCarthy is off to Paris after winning Best Dressed Lady, thanks to the decision of […]

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PHOTOS: Siobhan And Gavin Win Awards At Ladies Day In Killarney

PHOTOS: Siobhan And Gavin Win Awards At Ladies Day In Killarney

July 20, 2017 at 6:20 pm 0 comments

KILLARNEY was the big winner at Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the scenic racecourse this afternoon and two locals scooped the big prizes in the Best Dressed Lady and Gent competition. The weather was mostly kind, the course was packed and the style amazing as judges Thalia Heffernan and Aidan […]

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

Zoe’s World: We Live In A World Of Oversharing

July 20, 2017 at 12:08 pm 1 comment

I’m an over-sharer, an open book. People often know what I’m thinking before a word comes out of my mouth. I used to think that this was a trait that possibly needed a bit of maintenance, but in today’s world, it’s completely normal. With social media, it is considered weirder […]

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19-7-2017: Contestants in the Rose of Tralee from left, Amy Callaghan, Donegal, Layleigh Maher, Limerick, Aisling McArdle, Yorkshire, Sheila Ryan, Tipperary, Breda O'Mahony, Kerry, Aoife Murray, Clare and Lisa Maloney, Sligo  were special guests at Killarney Races / Roses evening on Wednesday evening.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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PHOTOS: The Roses Go Racing In Killarney

July 20, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

SOME of the Rose of Tralee contestants got a taste of racing yesterday evening at Ireland’s most scenic racecourse. Killarney is enjoying four days of racing and the rain stayed away so the glamorous Roses and their escorts could enjoy the evening with thousands of other punters. Today is Dawn […]

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SPONSORED: Peace And Serenity At New Spa In The Rose Hotel

SPONSORED: Peace And Serenity At New Spa In The Rose Hotel

July 20, 2017 at 10:21 am 0 comments

THE Rose Hotel is preparing to launch their new Serenity Spa at the end of the month and it has a special offer to celebrate. The bespoke treatment rooms provide a tranquil space to relax and let the worries of the world drift away. Each treatment room has special design […]

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Getting over the wall and home at the Spin SouthWest Sandstorm event at Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballyheigue Braces Itself For ‘Sandstorm’ This Weekend

July 19, 2017 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

THE Sandstorm endurance race is back in Ballyheigue this weekend and hundreds are expected to take to the beach. The race, which takes place on Saturday morning, challenges participants both physically and mentally with a course consisting of multiple obstacles and challenges along the beach. It’s the third year it has […]

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Úna O'Connell and Rachel Walsh who have begun fundraising for the Meningitis Research Foundation. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Coffee Morning To Help Rachel And Una’s Fundraising Campaign

July 19, 2017 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO young women are to do a skydive in August in aid of a great cause and to help raise funds, they will hold a coffee morning in town next week. Rachel Walsh from Ballyheigue, and Úna O’Connell of Kilflynn, will take part in a skydive in aid of the […]

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Roger Harty: When Cheap Is Expensive

Roger Harty: When Cheap Is Expensive

July 16, 2017 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

I WAS in the company of a man recently and the conversation centred around the subject of value for money. He said that he likes to visit Kenya on holidays and that the great thing about it is that he can buy cigarettes 5 times cheaper there than he could […]

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Andrea Dolan, Erris O'Carroll, Karen O'Connor, Alison O'Sullivan and Margaret Bell at the Connect Kerry Cocktails and Canapés night at Benner's Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The ‘Cocktails And Canapés’ Soirée At Benner’s

July 15, 2017 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE cocktails were flowing and the fun was in full swing at a special event for the ladies in Benner’s Hotel on Friday night. Organised by Connect Kerry, ladies enjoyed a great night of style and beauty tips, a drink or two and excellent company with Geraldine Flynn on MC […]

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Nominations Sought For Awards To Recognise Ireland’s Bravest Children

Nominations Sought For Awards To Recognise Ireland’s Bravest Children

July 15, 2017 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

WOMAN’S Way and Pharmaton Kiddi have teamed up to find Ireland’s bravest and most courageous children and their looking for nominations from Kerry people for the Woman’s Way Children’s Awards 2017 in association with Pharmaton Kiddi. The Awards, the first for the magazine, give parents, relatives, friends, charities and community groups […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Causes, Symptoms And Management Of Asthma

Dr Caitlin: The Causes, Symptoms And Management Of Asthma

July 15, 2017 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on the serious issue of asthma in Ireland… Asthma is a serious problem. Ireland has the fourth highest prevalence of asthma worldwide. One in eight of population have asthma, 20% of these do not have their symptoms controlled. The […]

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Pauline Barrett with children on one of her trips to South Africa with Mellon Educate.

Pop-Up Shop On Saturday To Raise Funds For Mellon Educate

July 14, 2017 at 11:36 am 1 comment

A TRALEE woman is opening a pop-up shop this Saturday, for one day only, to raise funds for the Mellon Educate fund. Pauline Barrett has been to South Africa on numerous occasions with the Irish-based African development charity founded by  Niall Mellon, helping to build houses for the homeless and schools […]

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Style capital…Paris or Milan? Denise Healy winner of the Dawn Milk Ladies Day 2014 with her husband Aidan O’Mahony getting ready for this year’s Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the Killarney Races on Thursday, July 20th, 2017.

Ladies Day Judges Give Tips On How To Win Trips To Paris And Milan

July 14, 2017 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

FANCY winning a trip to Paris? Or Milan? Well, those are the prizes up for grabs for stylish women and dapper men on Ladies Day at Killarney next Thursday, July 20 and the judges have given an idea of what they will be looking for. The Dawn Milk Ladies Day […]

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Dan Horan (second from right) of Horan's Health Food Stores with Siobhan McSweeney, Manager of Recovery Haven announcing the stores will stock 'Cookery For Life'. Also included is Maureen O'Brien, Michael Maher, Sandra Breen and Deirdre Murphy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Business Stocks Cookery Book To Help Recovery Haven

July 12, 2017 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Health Food Stores have come on board with Recovery Haven to stock their fundraising cookery book which was launched late last year. ‘Cook for Recovery’ will now be stocked in the stores in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Newcastlewest and beyond priced €10. ‘Cook for Recovery’ is a wonderful cookbook for […]

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Open Arms Kerry Gathers Momentum To Help People With Mental Health Issues

Open Arms Kerry Gathers Momentum To Help People With Mental Health Issues

July 12, 2017 at 9:34 am 1 comment

IT’S been a good few weeks for The Open Arms Kerry group with donations coming in and a premises secured for holding meetings. The voluntary group was set up to help people who find themselves in crisis. “At a time when mental illness is at an all time high, we […]

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Members of Club Óg Ógras Baile Uí Thuaidhg getting their Community Campaign award at the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth Awards 2017. Left to right, Kai O Fuaráin,  Risteárd O Fuaráin, Darragh O Fuaráin, John McCormack, Irish Cancer Society CEO, Kallum Hussey, T.J. O’Halloran and Ann O Fuaráin.

Ballyheigue Kids Win Award For Anti-Smoking Campaign Video

July 12, 2017 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

CLUB Óg Ógras Baile Uí Thuaidhg from Kerry has been awarded the prize for best Community Campaign at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2017. The group scooped the award for the campaign around its short film “Ná Bac le Tobac” which was showcased at the recent event in […]

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Donagh Prepares For Big Cycling Challenge On The Giro D’Jigsaw

Donagh Prepares For Big Cycling Challenge On The Giro D’Jigsaw

July 11, 2017 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAN based at the Jigsaw Kerry centre is looking forward to a big cycle in aid of the National Centre for Youth Mental Health this September. Donagh Hennebry works at their Tralee centre in Edward Street and he’s hoping other cyclists will sign up for the Giro D’Jigsaw — […]

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PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

July 10, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Senior Men’s team  organised a 5K fun run/walk/Jog last Sunday in sunny Connolly Park. The event was arranged to fundraise and support the Irish Powerchair team who are playing in the FIFA World Cup in Orlando. Their senior team manager, Pat Flanagan, and his son Patrick are currently representing Ireland at the […]

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Dr Pixie McKenna is the host

Is Your Doctor Worthy Of ‘Kerry GP Of The Year’?

July 8, 2017 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

GPBuddy.ie, the online resource for GPs in Ireland, is calling on GPs and members of the public in Kerry to submit their nominations for this year’s GPBuddy National GP Awards, in association with Affidea Ireland, ahead of the deadline on Friday 14th July. The annual GPBuddy Awards recognise excellence, innovation and collaboration […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Reasons For Immunisation

Dr Caitlin: The Reasons For Immunisation

July 8, 2017 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on immunisations…  What is immunisation? Immunisation is the use of a vaccine to protect against a disease. Vaccination is simple, safe and effective. The risks of having these diseases are far greater than the risk of any minor side effects […]

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