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Santa Claus meets bargain hunters in the queue for the CH Christmas Shopping Event on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Massive Turnout For CH Chemists Christmas Event

November 18, 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

BY the time they opened the doors for the CH Chemists Christmas Shopping night, the queue had gone all the way down to Penneys, across The Mall and snaked around Denny Street as far as The Roast House cafe. It seems people just love a bargain and staff were ready […]

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Dr Caitlin: Insomnia — Its Effects And How To Get A Good Sleep

Dr Caitlin: Insomnia — Its Effects And How To Get A Good Sleep

November 18, 2017 at 9:38 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on insomnia… As many as one in three people can have some difficulty with sleeping. However, there are many things you can do to help yourself. This information aims to show you some of them. For example, simple things […]

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Joanann Urges Tralee People To Support NCBI’s ‘Clear Our Paths’ Campaign

Joanann Urges Tralee People To Support NCBI’s ‘Clear Our Paths’ Campaign

November 14, 2017 at 4:26 pm 1 comment

  PEOPLE in Tralee are today being asked to join a movement to ensure people who are blind or vision impaired can move around freely and safely. The National Council for the Blind of Ireland has launched a nationwide awareness campaign urging people not to place obstacles in the way […]

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Tara O'Farrell (centre) with Kerry and Eva Nolan at her Make-Up Masterclass at CH Chemists on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tara’s Masterclass Is A Sell-Out Success At CH

November 12, 2017 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists had to produce extra chairs on Saturday as a make-up artist drew a huge a big crowd to the Tralee store. Tara O’Farrell, aka Tara Makeup, was in-store for a make-up masterclass and was showcasing Rimmel London, Max Factor & Bourjois Paris makeup ranges, with fantastic tips and tricks […]

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Roger Harty: Is That So?

Roger Harty: Is That So?

November 12, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

‘IS That So’ Is an ancient Zen story of Japanese origin that goes as follows. The Zen master Hakuin was praised by his neighbours as one living a pure life. A beautiful Japanese girl, whose parents owned a food store, lived near him. Suddenly, without any warning, her parents discovered […]

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Dr Caitlin: Coronary Artery Calcification Tests

Dr Caitlin: Coronary Artery Calcification Tests

November 11, 2017 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on measuring calcium in coronary arteries… Coronary artery disease (CAD) is still a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Europe. There has been much interest in developing screening methods to identify those at risk of having a primary […]

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Eoin Liston, Kieran Ruttledge, Sean Walsh and Ogie Moran, models in the Shaws Fashion Show in aid of Kerry Hospice at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Familiar Faces On The Catwalk At Shaws Event (Part 2)

November 10, 2017 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you coverage of the Shaws Tralee fashion show in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation (click here). Well apart from much-need funds being raised for a great cause, a few familiar faces from the world of sport gave their time to strut their stuff on the catwalk […]

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WATCH: Tralee Woman’s ‘Bikini Body Mash-Up’ Is A Viral Hit

WATCH: Tralee Woman’s ‘Bikini Body Mash-Up’ Is A Viral Hit

November 10, 2017 at 11:15 am 1 comment

SHE’S done it again. Oakpark native Riona O’Connor has another viral video on her hands after a clip of her singing about how the whole ‘bikini body’ pressure thing is ridiculous, struck a chord with thousands of women. In a facebook post she wrote “Women, Men, Girls, Boys, I love […]

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PHOTOS: Fabulous Fashions At Shaws Event For Hospice Foundation (Part 1)

PHOTOS: Fabulous Fashions At Shaws Event For Hospice Foundation (Part 1)

November 10, 2017 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

AUTUMN/WINTER fashions from local boutiques were on display at a charity fashion show last night. The people at Shaws Department Store decided to organise the event last night at The Rose Hotel to help out the Irish Hospice Foundation and it was well supported with over 100 people attending. They […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys To Host Talks On Mental Health For Sports Communities

Kerins O’Rahillys To Host Talks On Mental Health For Sports Communities

November 9, 2017 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’Rahillys GAA club has announced that — in association with State of Mind Ireland — they will be hosting a number of information events in the club over the coming months which will focus on improving the mental health, well being and working life of sports people and sporting […]

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The crowd at the fashion show in aid of St Vincent de Paul at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion Show To Help Out ITT Students In Need

November 9, 2017 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE students at the St Vincent de Paul Society in the Institute of Technology Tralee are busy organising a very special event to raise much needed funds in time for Christmas. On November 23 they are holding their annual fashion show in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee. It will start […]

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Mike Standen.

A Festive Make-Up Masterclass From Benefit Expert

November 8, 2017 at 8:13 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES who would like some tips on how to look fabulous during the Christmas party season might want to go to this event at CH The Mall. Benefit Cosmetics Festive Makeup masterclass with Mike Standen, trend makeup artist from Benefit Cosmetics Ireland, takes place on Thursday, December 7 at 7pm. […]

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Zoe’s World: Don’t Fear Change, It Means You’re Moving On To Better Things

Zoe’s World: Don’t Fear Change, It Means You’re Moving On To Better Things

November 7, 2017 at 2:08 pm 2 comments

IN the past I have often referred to my particular dislike for the notion of ‘change’. Throughout my childhood I always wanted things to remain stable, thinking that if things remained the same then I would be safe. It’s only all of these years later that I can finally admit […]

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Shauna Enright, Mark Bright and Anne Marie Bright at the Class of 2017 IT Tralee Mental Health and General Nursing Graduates Ball at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Have A Ball To Celebrate Graduation From IT Tralee

November 7, 2017 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been working hard for the past four years so they deserved a great night out. The IT Tralee Mental Health and General Nursing Class of 2017 decided to have one last get together at their graduation ball on Saturday night in The Rose Hotel, where 95 people enjoyed glass […]

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Roger Harty: Why There Are No Problems In Life

Roger Harty: Why There Are No Problems In Life

November 5, 2017 at 9:28 am 1 comment

I FIRST came across this idea in Eckhart Tolle’s bestselling book ‘The Power of Now’ about ten years ago. To be honest when I first read it I thought it was the most ridiculous statement ever written and that it could not possibly be true as sure everybody has problems […]

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Dr Caitlin: Measles — How It’s Diagnosed And Complications That May Arise

Dr Caitlin: Measles — How It’s Diagnosed And Complications That May Arise

November 4, 2017 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on measles… Measles is an infection that mainly affects children but can occur at any age. It is rare in Ireland and the UK, due to immunisation. The illness is unpleasant but most children fully recover. However, some children […]

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Allie Tarrant, Rosie Giles and Emma Tarrant after they had their hair cut for the Rapunzel Foundation at Allure Hair Salon on Rock Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Tralee Girls Get The Chop For Rapunzel Foundation

November 3, 2017 at 5:41 pm 1 comment

THREE girls from St John’s Parochial School on Ashe Street did a wonderful thing on Friday when they chopped off their long locks for the Rapunzel Foundation. Sisters Allie (12) and Emma Tarrant (11) from Clash and Rosie Giles (11) from Ballyard, decided on doing it about 18 months ago […]

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The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

November 2, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has announced details of its first-ever ‘TalkAbout’ Christmas Afternoon Tea Party. Tralee’s Ballygarry House Hotel is the venue for the event, which is inspired by some of the popular elements from the station’s afternoon talk show, hosted by Deirdre Walsh. So expect plenty of fashion, beauty and hair […]

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Think Ahead To 5k A Day Charity Challenge In January

Think Ahead To 5k A Day Charity Challenge In January

November 1, 2017 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

HE raised thousands last year and now a Tralee man is asking people to make a commitment to get active for the month of January for great causes with the 5k A Day Challenge. Last year, Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne’s efforts raised an amazing €5,722 for the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation […]

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Great Line-Up For Sport, Fitness And Nutrition Expo At INEC

Great Line-Up For Sport, Fitness And Nutrition Expo At INEC

November 1, 2017 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AN expo will bring together leaders from the worlds of fitness, health, nutrition and sport at the INEC in Killarney next January. The one day event, Balance Expo, will inform those who are health enthusiasts and support those who want to start to learn about creating and sustaining a balance […]

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Tara O'Farrell.

Beauty Expert To Give Tips For Party Season At CH Chemists

October 31, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists has another treat for beauty-care lovers with an appearance from Tara O’Farrell, aka Tara Makeup, on Saturday, November 11. As a make-up artist Tara has worked across all aspects of the industry including film, TV, commercials and editorial shoots. She has also worked with high profile celebrities including […]

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Emma Campbell, Sophie O'Sullivan, Amy Lawlor and Atlanta Kennedy at the John Mitchels 'Strictly Come Dancing' at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Stylish Night At John Mitchels ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 2)

October 30, 2017 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we told you that Karen O’Connor and Brendan Dillane were the winners of the second John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event (click here for previous coverage). There were hundreds of people in attendance at Ballygarry House Hotel and many glammed up for the occasion as they supported the […]

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Dr Caitlin: Diagnosis And Treatment Of Rib Injuries

Dr Caitlin: Diagnosis And Treatment Of Rib Injuries

October 28, 2017 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on rib injuries and how to treat them… RIB injuries usually heal themselves in a few weeks. Good painkillers are important so that you can breathe and cough comfortably while the injury heals. After a rib injury, if you feel unwell […]

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Mods & Minis Kicks Off Mid-Term With Customer Loyalty Night

Mods & Minis Kicks Off Mid-Term With Customer Loyalty Night

October 27, 2017 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

MODS & Minis at the Mall in Tralee have issued an invitation to their Customer Loyalty Evening tonight (Friday) from 6.30pm. Leading beauty and style expert Mary O’ Donnell, of RTE’s Beauty Expert for Life n’ Style and the Today Show, will be hosting in Mods & Mini’s  Tralee this […]

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Caroline McCarthy among the pamper packs to be distributed to Recovery Haven and Kerry Cancer Support Group.

Caroline Overwhelmed By Support For ‘Pamper Packs’ For Two Charities

October 26, 2017 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A CASTLEISLAND woman has made an incredible gesture to cancer patients across Kerry during  Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October by putting together specialised care packs for clients of two Kerry cancer charities. Caroline McCarthy, a distributor of Forever Living natural, Aloe Vera personal care and beauty products,  sought the […]

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Timmy Dowd, Paul Galvin, Aubrey O'Mahony and Eoin Rochford at The Story of Shelby Autumn/Winter 17 at the Brandon Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: A Memorable Night At Paul Galvin’s Fashion Event At The Brandon

October 23, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

DUNNES Stores and Paul Galvin presented an event at The Brandon Hotel, on Friday night which will benefit his local GAA club. The Story of Shelby Autumn/Winter 17, saw appearances by hurling legend Joe Canning and Paul’s wife Louise Duffy while other brands showing on the night are Savida, Gallery and […]

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Models on the night: Ava Coffey, Victoria Kacprzak, Fiona Griffin, Christine Buckley, Aoife O'Hanlon, and Arbresha Kastrati at the Adapt Kerry Fashion Show on Friday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Adapt Kerry Fashion Show A Huge Success

October 22, 2017 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

FASHION lovers turned up in droves to the Adapt Kerry Fashion Show hosted in the Adapt Shop at Matt Talbot Road on Friday night. The fashion show was held in aid of the Adapt Kerry Women’s Refuge. Last November they held their first show in aid of the organisation and […]

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Roger Harty: Why The Mind Loves Problems

Roger Harty: Why The Mind Loves Problems

October 22, 2017 at 2:31 pm 2 comments

I SUPPOSE I should begin with a bit of clarity. What I mean by the mind is the ‘the thinking mind’ i.e. the part of the mind that is involved in the thought process. So if the thinking mind is involved in the thought process then for its very existence […]

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Anne Marie Jones, Triona McCarthy, Siobhan O'Mahony and Cindy Walsh at the 'Autumn Beauty Edit' at CH Chemists on Friday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Triona Talks Tips For Autumn At CH Chemists

October 21, 2017 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

CH CHEMISTS welcomed renowned beauty and fashion journalist, Triona McCarthy, for her ‘Autumn Beauty Edit’ on Friday night. There was an exclusive viewing of the Clarins christmas collection with a discount on the night for the attendees. Triona has recently been on our TV screens in RTE’s Celebrity Operation Transformation, […]

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Dr Caitlin: Causes And Treatment Of Swollen Lymph Glands

Dr Caitlin: Causes And Treatment Of Swollen Lymph Glands

October 21, 2017 at 7:56 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on swollen lymph glands…  There are a number of causes of swollen lymph glands. The most common cause is infection. See your doctor if you have swollen lymph glands and you do not know why they have swollen, or if […]

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