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Join The Parkrun Family For Their 200th Celebrations

Join The Parkrun Family For Their 200th Celebrations

November 15, 2018 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

NEXT Saturday sees another milestone reached in the history of Parkrun in Tralee. It will be the 200th Parkrun since it began in the Town Park back in January 2015. Since then it has become a fantastic weekly 5k event with hundreds availing of the fantastic facility that is our […]

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Special guest Pamela Flood will join host Deirdre Walsh at the Talkabout Christmas Tea Party on Sunday November 18.

Radio Kerry Invites Ladies To The ‘Talkabout Tea Party’

November 8, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Christmas Tea Party’ has been announced for Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday, November 18 with special guest, TV star Pamela Flood. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event is ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women in their […]

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Launching the upcoming Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch were Fashion writer Catherine Keane, Aoife Hickey of The Ashe Hotel, Margaret Kissane of Connect Kerry, Toireasa Ferris (MC for the event) and General Manager fo The Ashe Hotel Ruth O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Connect Kerry Ladies Luncheon And Fashion Afternoon Is Back Again This Month

November 7, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, on Sunday, November 25. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Christmas Bellini Reception and ladies can avail of the final make up touches at Alfie’s Powder Rooms, lots of gift ideas on […]

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Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

November 4, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

AS a general rule, the main ingredient of a cake is flour and without it you have no cake. Like any good rule there is always an exception and the one that comes to mind is Victoria Beckham who recently celebrated her birthday with a ‘Melon Cake’! A ‘Melon Cake’ […]

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Cheerleading fun at Presentation. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Loads Of Activities Give A Sense Of ‘Wellbeing’ At Presentation

October 31, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S been plenty of activity at Presentation Secondary School Tralee lately, as the junior cycle pupils get into the new subject of ‘Wellbeing’. In the first term of school, the PE Department has always organised outdoor trips for new groupings where well established community links are utilised. Pupils in 2nd, […]

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Participants take off on the Santa 5k Fun Run from the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Join The Hundreds Of People At The Santa 5k Run Fundraiser

October 30, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S pretty much a Christmas tradition at this stage. This year’s Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will take place on Sunday, December 16 at 11am from the Tralee Bay Wetlands and once again, runners, joggers, walkers, cyclists and pets alike are welcome to take part. It’s very much a community […]

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Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

I FIRST came across this idea about 12 years ago in a book called ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle (over 33 million copies sold!). In the book Eckhart says that we have no problems in life. To this day I can still remember the page I read it […]

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Sandra Rusk (centre) of Weardrobe with her models Noreen McElligott, Paula Foley, Linda Lowth, Helen Leahy, Tish O'Flaherty and Martina Power at the CH/Weardrobe Fashion and Beauty Show at CH Tralee on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Make-Up Tips For Autumn/Winter At CH Show

October 27, 2018 at 8:35 am 1 comment

WINTER is coming and with the changes of the seasons comes changes in your wardrobe. With this in mind, Helen Parker of CH Tralee and Sandra Rusk Weardrobe teamed up last night to give fashion and make-up tips for autumn/winter at CH. “It’s an informal gathering to give tips and […]

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Tricia and Lexi Moran with Sharon O'Sullivan and Danni Moriarty at the coffee/fashion morning in Paco to promote the Grace Moran Memorial Walk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco Coffee/Fashion Morning Promotes Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

PACO on The Mall held coffee/fashion morning fundraiser on Friday to raise awareness of the Grace Moran Memorial Walk to be held next month. People also had chance to come in for a tea and a pastry and donate to the three charities to benefit at the walk — Pieta House, […]

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Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

October 25, 2018 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S had his designs worn by Hollywood royalty but now a Kerry designer can add actual royalty to his list of clients, as Meghan Markle donned a Don O’Neill creation this week. The Duchess of Sussex wore the custom THEIA gown to a reception and dinner hosted by King Tupou VI […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary’s In Virgin Territory As She Begins On ‘Ireland AM’

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

MANY TV viewers were used to seeing Tralee woman Mary O’Donnell on our screens with Maura and Daithi on the RTE ‘Today’ show over the last few years. But now the beauty expert and social influencer is switching to a new channel where we’ll probably see a lot more of […]

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Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

October 22, 2018 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE local branch of the Irish Red Cross is getting on board with an initiative to get people moving, more healthy and also to bring the community together. The Healthy Steps active lifestyle programme was developed to address health issues and promote social inclusion in communities around Ireland. The service […]

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Leon Burke, Danielle Vaughan, Rebecca Sparks and Dan Bergin  at the IT Tralee General Nursing and Mental Health Nursing Graduation Ball at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The ITT Nurses Graduation Ball

October 22, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a very eventful weekend for graduates from IT Tralee. Around 1,000 men and women attended the graduation ceremonies over the weekend and the nursing students obviously wanted the fun to continue as they held a Nurses Ball on Saturday night in the Rose Hotel for students from the […]

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Tara Ryan, Claire Kelly and special guest Mary O'Donnell  at the Customer Night and opening of The Nail Bar in Leahy's Pharmacy on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Leahy’s Pharmacy Packed For Official Launch Of New Nail Bar

October 21, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was standing room only at Leahys Pharmacy Oakpark on Thursday for a special customer evening to launch their new Nail Bar. Guests enjoyed wine and delicious nibbles on arrival and Mary O’Donnell was on hand to to provide skincare advice. Leahy’s own nail technician Tara Ryan provided tips on nail care. The […]

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Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

October 21, 2018 at 9:37 am 2 comments

A FEW weeks ago I was out for a meal with a few friends. All was going great until I noticed a large red wine stain on my shirt. Now it was early in the evening and I had no intention of going home to change until suddenly I remembered […]

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Models Fiona Griffin, Sheila Wells, Eileen Kennedy and Brenda Litchfield at the ADAPT Fashion Show at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fantastic Night Of Fashion At Ballyroe For ADAPT

October 20, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of euro was raised for ADAPT Kerry last night as hundreds of ladies saw a fantastic fashion show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There were over 350 tickets sold before the event and many more showed up on the night as fashions from the ADAPT Charity Shop on Matt […]

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Grace O'Donnell, Catherine White and Mary Griffin at the Connect Kerry Business Breakfast at Croí Restaurant to celebrate National Women's Enterprise Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Connect Kerry Breakfast To Mark Women’s Enterprise Day

October 18, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL event was held on Thursday morning to mark National Women’s Enterprise Day at Croí Restaurant. Organised by Connect Kerry’s Margaret Kissane, the event consisted of a delicious breakfast, followed by a number of guest speakers. They included Dr Mary McCaffrey who spoke on the topic of ‘Healthy Body, […]

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Marissa Carter (centre) with Fidelma Rahilly, Mary O'Sullivan, Bridie Collins and Joanne Fleming at her Make-Up Masterclass at CH Tralee on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Another Huge Turnout For Make-Up Masterclass At CH Tralee

October 18, 2018 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed audience upstairs at CH Tralee for the second time in five days on Wednesday night. On Saturday around 115 people listened to beauty advice and tips from top blogger Lisa Jordan and a similar number turned up this time to see another businesswoman. Famed beauty entrepreneur, […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey

Scotia Clinic To Host Fertility Information Evening For Couples

October 18, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Scotia Clinic, in conjunction with Sims IVF Cork, are hosting an information evening for couples undergoing, or about to start, fertility treatments in the Brehon Hotel, Killarney on this Friday, October 19 at 7.30pm. Approximately 1: 6 couples experience difficulties in becoming pregnant. The process of deciding on what […]

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SPONSORED: The Nail Bar @ Leahy’s Pharmacy Oakpark To Launch This Week

October 16, 2018 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

LEAHY’S Pharmacy in Oakpark will be very busy on Thursday evening for a special customer evening for the official launch their new nail bar. Owner of Leahys Pharmacy Oakpark, Claire (Cronin) Kelly, has organised a very special night which will bring Tralee’s own beauty guru Mary O’Donnell to the pharmacy […]

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Roger Harty: Back To Basics

Roger Harty: Back To Basics

October 14, 2018 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

PEOPLE who know me will know that I often talk about the basic pillars that are required for good health, be it mental health or otherwise. On that subject I believe that our mental health and general health go hand in hand i.e. you can’t have one without the other. […]

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Denise Browne, Aileen O'Connor, Chloe Farrell, Claire Guiney and Emma Browne at the 'Just Jordan' Make-Up Masterclass at CH Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Make-Up Masterclass Is A Sellout At CH Tralee

October 14, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS were sold out days in advance for a Cork-based beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger and social influencer at CH Tralee on Saturday afternoon. Lisa Jordan gave a beauty masterclass for 115 ladies who heard tips from the expert known for her ‘Just Jordan’ brand. The mother of one presented […]

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Majella Duignan of Nutrifit with Marisa Reidy and Carol Barry of Recovery Haven launching the coffee morning and information session which takes place later this month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nutrifit For Women Pulls Out All The Stops For Local Cancer Charity

October 11, 2018 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED women’s health and fitness business is doing its bit to help promote breast cancer awareness month this October by teaming up with local cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. Nutrifit for Women, which provides a workout programme and nutritional advice to women of all ages, is dedicating the […]

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Rosie McGrath, Julie McGrath and Sarah Rael at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards at Ballygarry House Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Connect Hospitality Awards (Part 2)

October 10, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you the results and glamour from a fantastic night at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards (click here for details of winners). Over 230 guests enjoyed a night of great food, company and entertainment as the people who make eating, drinking and staying in Kerry so special were […]

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Miriam Ferriter, Dingle Skellig Hotel, Aisling Flahive and Caroline Clancy of the Dingle Benner's Hotel at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards at Ballygarry House Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour From The Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards (Part 1)

October 10, 2018 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were winners galore at the inaugural Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards last night at Ballygarry House Hotel. The lavish black-tie affair was attended by over 230 guests who enjoyed a fantastic meal and wonderful entertainment, despite the bad news from the budget earlier about the VAT increase for the hospitality […]

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Denise Healy, Teresa Higgins Walker, Derval Spring, Grainne Stack and Martha Farrell at the Ballymacelligott Ladies Lunch in the Rose Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Lunch Raises Thousands For Ballymac Club

October 8, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

STYLISH ladies from Ballymacelligott enjoyed an afternoon of fun, fashion, music, health and lifestyle tips at the Ballymacelligott Ladies Lunch in the Rose Hotel on Sunday. Speaking about the event Teresa Walker commented; “The Ladies Lunch was a fantastic success raising €5,000 for the development of the Ballymacelligott GAA Ladies […]

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Maria Maher and Majella Duignan of Nutrifit for Women at the Horan's Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Crowds At Horan’s Healthstores Health And Wellness Fest

October 7, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a massive turnout yesterday at the Horan’s Healthstore’s Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel. And the event continues today. Nutritionist Kevin Beasley will be with members of the Kerry team for a panel session at 3.30pm in the board room. World renowned nutritionist Patrick Holford is […]

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Roger Harty: Reshaping Fear

Roger Harty: Reshaping Fear

October 7, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT acronym for the word FEAR is; False Expectations Appearing Real The reason for this is that in truth most of our fears aren’t real. They’re in our imagination and when we face them (i.e. put them to the test) we find that they really and truly weren’t real […]

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Marketing Officer with Recovery Haven Marisa Reidy surrounded by well known Radio Kerry presenters John Drummey, Jerry O'Sullivan, Brendan Fuller and Andrew Morrissey who have signed up for the Recovery Haven Movember Challenge. Photo by Dermot Crean

Radio Kerry Stars To Take Part In ‘Movember Challenge’

October 5, 2018 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THEIR voices are already renowned around the county of Kerry, but now it’s the appearance of four Radio Kerry presenters that will come under the spotlight after they signed up to take part in Recovery Haven Kerry’s ‘100 Men/€100 Movember Challenge.’ Big-hearted radio stars Brendan Fuller, Andre Morrissey, Jerry O’Sullivan […]

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Fantastic Line-Up For Health & Wellness Fest In Manor West Hotel

Fantastic Line-Up For Health & Wellness Fest In Manor West Hotel

October 5, 2018 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S going to be a weekend not to be missed for anyone with any interest in health, nutrition and much more as Horan’s Healthstores hold their premiere Health & Wellness Fest on Saturday and Sunday at Manor West Hotel Tralee from 10am until 6pm each day. Horan’s Healthstores currently have […]

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