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Dr Caitlin: Phobic Anxiety Disorders

Dr Caitlin: Phobic Anxiety Disorders

May 27, 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on phobic anxiety disorders… A phobia is strong fear or dread of a thing or event. The fear is out of proportion to the reality of the situation. Coming near or into contact with the feared situation causes anxiety. […]

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Tralee Triathlon Club will hold its Tri Kingdom Come this Summer in Fenit Co Kerry , as over 400 competitors are due too arrive to take part in one of the county’s top sporting events this year. 

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Time To Get Fit For ‘Tri Kingdom Come’ This Summer

May 26, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

THE beautiful surrounds of Fenit will once again play host to Tri Kingdom Come which is expected to be bigger and better than ever. Last year almost 400 triathletes took part in the Tralee Triathlon Club organised event and it is hoped that similar numbers will once again descend on Fenit on Saturday […]

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Tralee Woman Nominated For Irish Beauty Blog Awards…And She Needs Your Votes!

May 24, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

A WELL-KNOWN Tralee beauty expert is the sole Kerry entrant in the upcoming Irish Beauty Blog Awards and she needs your votes. Mary O’Donnell, from Listellick, is familiar to many from her ‘Beauty Spot’ slot on the Talkabout show on Radio Kerry, her regular appearances on the ‘Today’ show on RTE as well […]

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The Dingle Way Challenge Is Back And Better Than Ever

The Dingle Way Challenge Is Back And Better Than Ever

May 23, 2017 at 9:49 am 0 comments

THE Dingle Way Challenge is less than two weeks away and it’s set to be another great event. Sponsored by O’Sullivan Financial Services, this year’s routes on Sunday, June 4 are the best yet. This walk is ideal for groups, teams, friends and solo hikers. There will then be a choice of […]

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Sheila and Noel Hartnett (second and third from right) present at cheque at the Recovery Haven Open Day and Corporate Launch on Friday afternoon. Also included are, from left; Siobhan McSweeney, Marian Barnes and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Euro Presented At Recovery Haven Corporate Launch And Open Day

May 21, 2017 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

IT was a very busy day in Recovery Haven on Friday as they hosted an Open Day and Corporate Launch at Killerisk. Special guests on the day were Dr Eddie Murphy of Operation Transformation and patrons Mr Dick Spring and Dr Edmond Harty, while Aidan O’Mahony also made an appearance.   […]

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Lorraine Sheehan, Geraldine Cotter, Siobhan McElligott and Eilish Flaherty  at The Skin Doctor event in CH Chemists on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies At CH Chemists Enjoy Visit From ‘The Skin Nerd’

May 21, 2017 at 11:53 am 0 comments

THERE was the biggest crowd yet  for an appearance by a beauty blogger in CH Chemists on Saturday, as The Skin Nerd came to town. Jennifer Rock is an multi-award winning dermal facialist and skin lecturer for brands and professional bodies such as ITEC and CIDESCO. She has lectured on skincare in […]

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Roger Harty: All Shall Be Well

Roger Harty: All Shall Be Well

May 21, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

SOMETIMES it is good to interact with what you are reading and this is a perfect opportunity to do so. You have to be reading this on some sort of computer, be it smartphone, tablet or laptop etc., so it should be very easy for you to access Google. If you […]

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Pupils on the runway at the Caherleaheen NS Fashion Show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Caherleaheen NS Fashion Show (Part 2)

May 20, 2017 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a night to remember for everyone involved in Caherleaheen NS on Thursday as they enjoyed a fantastic fashion show in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous coverage), it was a great sellout success with staff, pupils and parents hitting the runway parading […]

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Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Testicular Cancer

Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Testicular Cancer

May 20, 2017 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Testicular Cancer… What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer is caused by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both testicles, which causes a lump or tumour. Cancerous cells can break away from this tumour and form […]

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Helen O'Connor, Kitty Curtin, Mary Redmond, Maureen Williams and Mary McCarthy at the 'Be Summer Ready' event at Expose Beauty Lounge on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ladies Get Style And Beauty Tips At ‘Ready For Summer’ Event

May 19, 2017 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

LADIES enjoyed an informative morning at Expose Beauty Lounge And Hair Studio on Thursday morning, looking forward to the season ahead. ‘Ready For Summer’ was a style event where Danny Leane of Annbury’s offered fashion tips for the coming season, while there were also hair and beauty advice from Expose staff, to showcase the products at […]

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As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” . pictured on the day were - 
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PRESS INFO -- Fun For All The Family At Manor West-Animal Roadshow to arrive in centre on Saturday 5th November-As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” on Saturday 5th November from 12 noon.  The day will feature lots of fun things to do for kids of all ages, the highlight of which will be “The Animal Roadshow” and will on site from 1pm.The Animal Roadshow, will host a mini zoo in the centre with a range of different types of animals including Snakes, Lizard, Tortoises, Rabbits, Guinea pigs, an Owl and lots of creepy crawlies that are still hanging around after the Halloween celebrations, such as slimey snails, tickley spiders, scorpions and other teeney insects! There will also be an animal arts and crafts area where kids can draw, make and colour their favourite animals and bring their works of art home with them.Speaking about the event Derek Rusk, Centre Manager said, “At Manor West, family is very important to us. We really enjoy organising these types of events and seeing all the visitors to the centre enjoying a fun filled family day out. I think I might be even more excited about the mini zoo than some of the kids will be!”Kingdom Party Pals will be there on the day with Minnie and Mickey Mouse as well as Anna and Elsa among others, so don’t forget to take a picture and share it on the Manor West Facebook page. There will also be face painters, balloon modeller and ‘Tony Wonder The Magician’ with magic skills and illusions that will amaze visitors.For more information on Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park and upcoming events please visit www.manorwest.ie or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

Wellness Information Exhibition For Manor West

May 19, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will host its second ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ information exhibition on Saturday, May 27th from 12 to 5pm. The successful exhibition will once again provide information to the local community and its visitors on organisations, services, sports clubs and the likes that are available […]

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Mommies on the runway wearing fashions from Hannons Castleisland at the Caherleaheen NS Fashion Show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen NS Fashion Show A Sellout Success (Part 1)

May 19, 2017 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS, parents and staff from Caherleaheen National School took to the catwalk for the first time last night and they didn’t disappoint, delivering a fantastic night of entertainment. With a sell out crowd of over 400 attendees at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, the fashion show had everything. From the pre-schoolers to the nanas, the bravery […]

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Walk And Talk In Ballyseedy Woods This Sunday For Mental Health Awareness

Walk And Talk In Ballyseedy Woods This Sunday For Mental Health Awareness

May 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

A WELL-KNOWN local mental health campaigner is organising an event in Ballyseedy Woods next Sunday to in support of the Green Ribbon campaign. Organised by Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne, ‘Let’s Talk And Walk’ will take place at 3pm from the entrance to the woods (not far from Ballygarry House Hotel) and it’s an […]

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

Zoe’s World: The Stressful Insanity Of Preparing For The Leaving Cert

May 17, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

HELLO, it’s me; your local leaving cert student. I’m not going to inform about how long it is to my leaving cert – because honestly I don’t want to think about it. Thank you to random passerbys who seem to think it is their duty to inform me that it […]

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Jenny Barry and Fiona Leahy before the cycle in aid of Fenit Lifeboat on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Cyclists Raise Funds At Annual Fenit RNLI Cycle

May 14, 2017 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a misty and murky Saturday morning at O’Donnell’s in Mounthawk, as participants made their way off on the annual cycle in aid of Fenit RNLI. There were 62 cyclists taking part this year in the 15th annual fun cycle and they set off on the 50 kilometre cycle taking them out of […]

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Nicole Hartmann, Jocelyn Cushen and Kara Kirby who made their First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Communion Day For Pupils At Scoil Eoin

May 14, 2017 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t a morning for photos outside as the misty rain swept over Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Saturday. Inside there was standing room only as nearly 80 pupils from Scoil Eoin received their First Holy Communion, watched by their families and class teachers. After the lovely ceremony, […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Laws On Drug Driving

Dr Caitlin: The Laws On Drug Driving

May 13, 2017 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on drug driving laws… The Road Safety Authority (RSA) launched its fifth in a series of anti-drug driving awareness campaigns in association with An Garda Síochána in April. The campaign was introduced in co-operation with the Medical Bureau for […]

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Caherleaheen Pupils Looking Forward To Fashion Show

Caherleaheen Pupils Looking Forward To Fashion Show

May 12, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS and staff at Caherleaheen are getting excited as their first fashion show fundraiser looms next week. Taking place at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday, May 18 at 7.30pm, the school is promising a fantastic night of fashion and entertainment. There will be 17 local shops showcasing their clothes […]

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Kerry Rose of Tralee contestants Carol Lane, Castleisland, Catherine Rahilly, Lixnaw, Michaela Brosnan, Ballyduff, Katie Lucey, Listowel and Michelle O'Connor, Fossa,  at a meet and greet evening for the Rose hopefuls   in The  Liquid Lounge at The Killarney Grand on Saturday night. Picture: Eamonn Keogh

PHOTOS: The Kerry Rose Contestants Enjoy Night Out In Killarney

May 11, 2017 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just over three weeks to go to the Kerry Rose selection and the ladies are getting to know each other with another get together last night. Many of the contestants were in The Liquid Lounge over in The Killarney Grand for a meet and greet evening. They met Deputy […]

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The Lancome team at CH, Teresa Cosgrove, Helen Parker and Helen O'Sullivan at the CH Chemists Fashion Show on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Fashion And Beauty Night Raises Funds For Great Cause

May 7, 2017 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout in CH Chemists on The Mall on Friday evening for a night of beauty and style tips from the experts. The Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre benefitted from donations on the night where guests enjoyed refreshments on arrival, followed by health, beauty and style […]

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The Listellick pupils who made their First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pupils From Schools Around Town Celebrate First Holy Communion Day

May 7, 2017 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN from four schools from around Tralee enjoyed a dry day as they made their First Holy Communion on Saturday morning. Caherleaheen NS pupils were in the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathass, St John’s Castle Street hosted Moyderwell sixth class, Listellick NS pupils and their families converged on Our […]

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Roger Harty: In Doing We Learn

Roger Harty: In Doing We Learn

May 7, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

YES, there are many great pleasures in life, but I always feel a certain deep pleasure in being able to do something new that I initially doubted was within my remit to do. You see, when we do something new, self-doubt comes as part of the package. In fact, I […]

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Contestants Megan Buckley Heelan, Sandra Fleming, Carol Ní Liathain, Shannon Ní Dhálaigh and Emma O'Connor at the Miss Kerry 2017 contest in The Brehon Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Miss Kerry 2017 (Part 2)

May 6, 2017 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

MISS Kerry 2017 was held last night in The Brehon Hotel in Killarney and, as reported earlier (click here for previous story), it was a Ballyduff woman who won the crown. Tamara Goggin will now go forward to the Miss Ireland contest. Here’s some more photos from the event in […]

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Contestants at the Miss Kerry 2017 contest in The Brehon Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At Miss Kerry 2017 Contest In The Brehon

May 6, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Brehon Hotel was the venue for the glamour of the Miss Kerry 2017 contest last night and the venue was packed to see another north Kerry winner. After Niamh Enright from Listowel was crowned last year, she handed over her title to a Ballyduff lady, Tamara Goggin. She beat […]

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Dr Caitlin: Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Dr Caitlin: Age-Related Macular Degeneration

May 6, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)… What is it? As the name suggests, age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a condition which tends to become more common as people get older. It is a very common cause of reduced vision in […]

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Orlagh Winters: I Never Realised How Grief Can Be All-Consuming

Orlagh Winters: I Never Realised How Grief Can Be All-Consuming

May 4, 2017 at 9:23 am 1 comment

I didn’t get it…until now that is. I didn’t get how grief can consume your body and mind. Having recently lost my beloved father I now know what grief is and how painful it is. I am sorry to everyone in the past that I didn’t understand just how severe […]

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Kerry Camino members/ walk guides, Mike O'Donnell, Ingrid Boyle, Gillian Wharton, John Earley and Brian Fitzgerald at Sammy's, Inch.

PHOTOS: Glorious Weather Makes For Successful Kerry Camino Weekend Out West

May 3, 2017 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people took part in the Kerry Camino over the weekend in what was another great success. Adrienne McLoughlin gives an account of the walks and supplied the photos below; “Friday was unexpectedly sunny, and made a huge difference to the Tralee to Camp Sliabh Mish mountain route, with […]

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Shauna Lynch (Listowel) at the launch of the Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Races which will be on Sunday 4th & Monday 5th of June. Aisling O Loughlin will judge Ladies Day on Sunday 4th of June with a total prize fund valued at €5,000. For more information visit listowelraces.ie. Pix: John Kelliher

Thousands In Prizes For Ladies Day At Listowel Races This June

May 3, 2017 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

STYLE, fun and great racing is on the cards for the June Bank Holiday weekend as Listowel prepares to host two days of great action on the Island. Taking place on Sunday, June 4 and Monday, June 5,  as always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing […]

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Kerry Rose contestants Rebecca Stryker and Ashe Spillane. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Kerry Rose Contestants Attend Information Day

May 2, 2017 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S just a month now until the Ballyroe Heights Hotel hosts the glamorous night that is the Kerry Rose Selection. There are just over 20 contestants confirmed so far and many of them were in The Rose Hotel on Monday afternoon to be briefed by the Kerry Rose Centre team on […]

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Juliette Rolls, Niall Ó Loingsigh, John Carmody and Susan Farrelly at the  Churchill GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' event in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Churchill GAA’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 2)

May 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural Churchill GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ was a resounding success with over 550 people attending. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous story), Ivan Parker and Katie McCarthy were deemed the winners but the judges, while the popular vote belonged to Garry Dillon and Eileen Moran. We were […]

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