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Roger Harty: There’s No Point In Worrying

Roger Harty: There’s No Point In Worrying

October 13, 2019 at 9:47 am 0 comments

I was walking down Denny St Tralee recently and I met a friend of mine and stopped for a chat. She was worried about her daughter who had just emigrated to Perth, Australia and she was very concerned about how she was getting on and also whether her two granddaughters […]

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Looking forward to the 'Roaring Twenties' Fashion Show at Mercy Mounthawk were students Eabha Murphy, Hugh Emerson, Emily O'Brien, Alison Lane and Favor Itsede. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students To Go Back To The ‘Roaring Twenties’ For Fashion Show

October 12, 2019 at 10:04 am 0 comments

PREPARATIONS are well underway for a night of fabulous fashion at Mercy Mounthawk gym organised by the school’s Transition Year students. With a theme of ‘The Roaring Twenties’, hundreds of students and their families are set to enjoy a great show on Thursday, October 24, which will benefit charities M.S Ireland, […]

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Lorraine Fitzgerald, Ruth Kemple and Bridget Douglas at the IT Cosmetics CH Tralee event at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Special Event To Mark IT Cosmetics Coming To CH Tralee

October 11, 2019 at 8:52 am 0 comments

SPECIAL guests of CH Tralee were invited to The Rose Hotel on Thursday night for a pre-launch event to mark the introduction of IT Cosmetics to the store. IT Cosmetics expert, Caolan Kelly, gave a demonstration of the products and this was followed by a supper in The Rose Room. […]

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Kerry addiction treatment centre Talbot Grove has unveiled a new name and identity in tandem with the release of its annual report. The Castleisland facility, which offers Residential, Continuing Care and Concerned Persons programmes, will be known as The Grove, with a new logo incorporating a birch leaf and symbolising new beginnings. Meanwhile in its annual report it was noted that the number of clients presenting with cocaine addiction continues to climb with a further 5% increase reported in 2018.  The report also found an increase in younger clients - in 2018, there was a 30% increase in clients aged between 24 and 29. From left, Sean Fleming, Deputy Director, Meadbh O’Connor, Front Desk, Peggy Keane, Counsellor, Kathleen Walsh, Chef, Marie McEllistrim, Front Desk, Dolores Tiernan, Director, The Grove and Miney Harnett, Maintenance. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan.FREE PIC/NO REPRO FEE/ISSUED 10/10/2020

Numbers Seeking Treatment For Cocaine Addiction Rises At Kerry Facility

October 10, 2019 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

TO coincide with the announcement of a new identity, for Talbot Grove, the addiction treatment centre in Castlelisland also announced the details of their annual report where incidents of cocaine addiction is on the increase Talbot Grove has announced that from today, the centre will be known as The Grove […]

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O'Sullivan's Pharmacy

‘Cups Against Breast Cancer’ Coffee Morning At Tralee Pharmacy

October 8, 2019 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE pharmacy is hosting a charity event on this Friday morning to benefit the Irish Cancer Society. The ‘Cups Against Breast Cancer’ coffee morning will take place at O’Sullivan’s Pharmacy at Centrepoint on Edward Street from 10am to 1pm. This is an event that will be held all over […]

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Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

Pieta House Tralee Invites All To Open Day

October 8, 2019 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

PIETA House in Moyderwell, Tralee is hosting an open day on Thursday, October  17. Pieta House Tralee provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service for people who are experiencing suicidal ideation, people who have attempted suicide, people who are engaging in self-harm and people bereaved by suicide. Con O’Connor of Pieta […]

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Host Helen Queally Murphy with Regina Tarrant, Anne Marie Horgan and Vanessa Casey at Helen and Stuart's Fashion Fix event at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style Event In Ballygarry Is A Sensational Success

October 6, 2019 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were over 200 women in Ballygarry House hotel for a night of fashion, food and fun hosted by two well-known social influencers. Following the huge success of their sold out event in Cork earlier this year. Helen Quealy Murphy (Daily Diva) and Stuart Montgomery (Stuart‘s Select Style) teamed up […]

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Roger Harty: My Greatest Application

Roger Harty: My Greatest Application

October 6, 2019 at 10:58 am 1 comment

I WROTE last week (here) about my greatest awareness being ‘living in the now’ so ergo it should make absolute sense that my greatest application should be practicing ‘living in the Now’. The two key words here are the words ‘should’ and ‘practice’. As Jesus said – ‘The road to […]

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Paco To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning In Aid Of Comfort For Chemo Kerry

Paco To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning In Aid Of Comfort For Chemo Kerry

October 1, 2019 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again on Friday, October 11, for a great cause. The event was due to take place on Friday, October 4, but has been postponed due to Storm Lorenzo. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised […]

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Roger Harty: My Greatest Awareness

Roger Harty: My Greatest Awareness

September 29, 2019 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

AS you might well be aware that there is much talk about mental health of recent times as this is mental health awareness month. My own dealings (I don’t like the words battle or fight) with anxiety/depression have been well documented and my main advice here would be to treat […]

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Members of Ballymacelligott GAA Club looking forward to 'Run Ballymac' next month.

Ballymac GAA Prepares For Running Event Next Month

September 27, 2019 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYMACELLIGOTT GAA club is hoping as many people as possible turn up in their running shoes for an event next month. The inaugural ‘Run Ballymac’ will be held on Sunday, October 13 and will feature a half marathon 10k, 5k and family fun run. All money raised will go to the […]

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Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

September 27, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING different in the Town Park on a Saturday. As part of European Week of Sport 2019, Mountain Biking Kerry will be holding a mountain biking experience day in Tralee Town Park in conjunction with Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership. On the day, two local mountain biking clubs will be […]

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At the opening of Donal's Den at the Palliative Care Unit were, seated; Joe Hennebery, Fionnbar and Elma Walsh and Maura Sullivan. Back from left; John Sheehy, Dr Des McMahon, Emer Hallissey, Dr Patricia Sheahan, Mari O'Connell, McAtamney, Aine Moriarty, Maura Sullivan, Andrea O'Donoghue, and Joan Carmody.

Donal’s Den Officially Opened At Palliative Care Unit

September 25, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

A ROOM where teenagers can go to relax and take some time to themselves was officially  opened last Thursday at the Palliative Care In-patient Unit at University Hospital Kerry. While the Unit opened in September of 2017, the staff decided to invite Elma and Fionnbar Walsh to the opening of […]

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24-9-2019: Sport Inclusion Disability Officers based in the 29 Local Sports Partnerships nationwide pictured at the Kerry Sports Academy in Tralee for a training day on Tuesday as part of European Week of Sport.  Cara in conjunction with Sport Ireland coordinated a day of inclusion training at the Kerry Sports Academy for the network of Sport Inclusion Disability Officers based in the 29 Local Sports Partnerships nationwide. They were also joined by a dedicated team of Cara tutors who deliver over 100 inclusion workshops nationwide. 
The inclusion training was facilitated by two international leaders in Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity. Dr Lynn Anderson Distinguished Service Professor in the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department at State University of New York at Cortland, and the director for the Inclusive Recreation Resource Centernand  Dr. Lauren Liebermann Distinguished Service Professor at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, who are leading authorities in the world on physical activity and sports for children who are blind or visually impaired. 
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Media Release 24th September 2019 For Immediate Release
International leaders in Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity deliver training at Kerry Sports Academy
As part of European Week of Sport, Cara in conjunction with Sport Ireland coordinated a day of inclusion training at the Kerry Sports Academy for the network of Sport Inclusion Disability Officers based in the 29 Local Sports Partnerships nationwide. They were also joined by a dedicated team of Cara tutors who deliver over 100 inclusion workshops nationwide. 
The inclusion training was facilitated by two international leaders in Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity. Dr Lynn Anderson is a Distinguished Service Professor in the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department at State University of New York at Cortland, and the director for the Inclusive Recreation Resource Center. She has been active in the field of therapeutic recreation, inclusion, and outdoor recreation for over 40 years. Dr. Lauren Liebermann, is currently a Distinguished Service Professor at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, and teaching adapted physical education. She is the leading authority in the world on physical activity and sports for children who are blind or visually impaired. 
Speaking at the training day Cara CEO, Niamh Daffy said: “We are delighted to have both Dr Lynn Anderson and Dr Lauren Lieberman here with us today to further upskill the network Sports Inclusion Disability Officers and Cara Tutors who are all doing fantastic work at community level to bring about more inclusive practice with the aim of increasing sport and physical activity participation opportunities for people with disabilities.  ” 
More information can be found at www.caracentre.ie  or by contacting Michael Gilroy at mgilroy@caracentre.ie. 
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For Further Information:
Michael Gilroy
mgilroy@caracentre.ie 

Notes to the Editor:
Cara (Sport-Inclusion-Ireland) is a national not for profit, pan-disability sport organisation, working to ensure people with disabilities have equal access to, and awareness of participation opportunities in sport and physical activities of their choice.
For more information see: www.caracentre.ie 
Euopean Week of Sport. The 2019 European Week of Sport and Physical Activity will be celebrated across Ireland from 23rd-30th September 2019. European Week of Sport aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level. #BEACTIVE
For more information see:  https://www.sportireland.ie/Participation/European-Week-Of-Sport-/

Leaders In Inclusive Sport And Physical Activity Deliver Training At Sports Academy

September 25, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

AS part of European Week of Sport, Cara in conjunction with Sport Ireland coordinated a day of inclusion training at the Kerry Sports Academy at IT Tralee for the network of Sport Inclusion Disability Officers based in the 29 Local Sports Partnerships nationwide. They were also joined by a dedicated […]

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Roger Harty: Concentrate On The Process

Roger Harty: Concentrate On The Process

September 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is a wonderful ancient piece of advice that I believe has its origin in Buddhist philosophy and it goes something like this. ‘Concentrate on the process and the results will come’. If there is one flaw in this phrase it could be this. How can I concentrate on a […]

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Niamh Quirke and Tracey Cahill at the Horan's Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest at The Rose Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

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

September 22, 2019 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

IT may have been a wet afternoon, but people came in their droves to the Horan’s Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest yesterday…and it’s going on again today from 10am to 5.30pm! Taking place in The Rose Hotel, they have key speakers including renowned nutritionists Patrick Holford & Dr. Marilyn Glenville, nutritionist and author […]

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Marisa Reidy, Kathleen Collins and Maureen O'Brien eyeing up Eamonn Kirby's beard which will be shaved off at the end of November as part of Recovery Haven's Movember Fundraiser. Photo by Dermot Crean

Eamon To Lose His Beard After 45 Years As Part Of Movember Challenge

September 21, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

A NORTH Kerry publican who has sported his signature beard for over 45 years has pledged to face the chop in support of cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. Well known Ardfert pub owner Eamon Kirby has become one of the first ‘victims’ of Recovery Haven’s 2019 Movember Challenge which […]

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Expose Beauty Lounge & Hair Studio owner Claire Murphy (third from left) with staff.

Two Tralee Businesses Win Categories At Irish Hair And Beauty Awards

September 20, 2019 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee businesses took home awards at the fourth ​Irish Hair and Beauty Awards 2019. More than 400 of Ireland’s hair and beauty professionals gathered at The Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork, on Sunday September 15, for the glitzy night, put on to acknowledge the best of the country’s hair and […]

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Part of the crowd at the Horan's Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get To The Rose Hotel For The Horan’s Healthstores Health And Wellness Fest

September 20, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Horan’s Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest is back this weekend with over 50 health and lifestyle exhibitors and internationally renowned speakers. Taking place in The Rose Hotel on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, Sandra Breen Regional Manager of Horan’s Healthstores explained why they are holding the event. […]

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Brian Crean and Steve Baker of Banna Sea Rescue with Derek Rusk of Manor West Retail Park at last year's event. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Discover More About Local Organisations At ‘Community On Your Doorstep’ This Saturday

September 20, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome a host of Kerry’s local community organisations for its ‘Community on Your Doorstep’ exhibition this weekend. Taking place on Saturday, September 21, the event will showcase a wide variety of organisations, clubs and services which are right on the doorstep of […]

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Local Implementation Team at UHK :   From L to R standing Fearghal Grimes General Manager, Ms Eimear Conroy Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr John Rice Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mareeda de Róiste Business Lead, Kerry Mc Auliffe Director of Nursing, Ann Mc Namara Clerical Officer, Tom Bannon Office of CIO

Seated L to R: Sinead Healy Orthopaedic CNS, Dr Niamh Feely clinical Director, Suzanne Rowley INOR Manager

Patients To Benefit At UHK With Irish National Orthopaedic Register

September 17, 2019 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) has announced that University Hospital Kerry is the eighth hospital in Ireland to roll out the Irish National Orthopaedic Register (INOR). INOR is a national electronic register of patients receiving joint replacement surgery in Ireland. Elective orthopaedic hip and knee replacement records will […]

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Denise O'Connor, Maggie Ann Fleming and Sandra Lynch at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Final Part Of Our Coverage Of The Glamour At Ladies Day (Part 4)

September 15, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda  Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by Manor West Retail Park… SO it’s all over for another year and what a week was had at Listowel Races. It’ll be different next year as the Races move back two weeks, starting on Saturday, […]

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Cathy Troth, Majella Duignan and Eileen Kennedy  at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Looking Stylish At Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 3)

September 15, 2019 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda  Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by Manor West Retail Park… IT’S been some weekend on the sporting front with Listowel Races on Friday and the All-Ireland Final replay last night. But hands down the style was better in Listowel with thousands […]

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Claire Harte, Diane Jeffers, Nollaig McCarthy and Laura Horgan at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

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

September 14, 2019 at 7:52 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda  Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by Manor West Retail Park… THEY came from all over the country and beyond to enjoy exciting racing and sensational style at Ladies Day in Listowel yesterday. Tens of thousands are estimated to have passed through […]

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Breda Horgan, Linda Blake and Katie Buckley at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style In The Sunshine At Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 1)

September 14, 2019 at 7:43 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by Manor West Retail Park… WHAT a day! The weather gods were smiling on Friday as thousands descended on the Island in Listowel for what was a fantastic afternoon of racing, fun and stunning style. With […]

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Mary Kelliher (centre) receives her prize for winning Best Dressed Lady at Listowel Races. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mary Supports Kerry Designers As She Wins Best Dressed Lady

September 13, 2019 at 6:29 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by Manor West Retail Park… A KILLORGLIN lady said a prayer to her late mother this morning that she would win Best Dressed Lady at Listowel Race and her prayers were answered this afternoon. Mary Kelleher […]

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Part of the crowd at the Horan's Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Horan’s Healthcare Health And Wellness Fest Returns

September 13, 2019 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Horan’s Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest is returning this month with over 50 health and lifestyle exhibitors and internationally renowned speakers. Taking place in The Rose Hotel on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, Sandra Breen Regional Manager of Horan’s Healthstores explained why they are holding the event. […]

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At the official photo - call on Friday to officially launch the New Collections Fashion Luncheon, in association with Kelliher's Toyota Tralee, which will be held the Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry on Sunday 29th of September were (from left front row) Orla Diffily, Tim Kelliher, Kelliher's Toyota Tralee, Trish Covarr, Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Sharon O’Mahony, Radio Kerry and Kara McDonagh.(from left back row) Models Fiona Griffin and Sophie Thompson. 

Produced by Orla Diffily and the team at Upfront Model Management and Ray Stack productions in association with Radio Kerry, this stylish event is absolutely unmissable for everyone who loves fashion and want to see first what’s new for the Autumn / Winter season. In addition to showcasing new collections from top designers and boutiques, the afternoon will also focus on sustainable style and how each of us can make a difference. PLUS the organisers have some major surprises which will be revealed every Friday from now until showtime !

Mc’ed by Elaine Kinsella from Radio Kerry, the New Collections Fashion Luncheon will commence with a ‘live from the red carpet’ - as guests arrive - followed by a champagne reception in the newly opened Terrace Bar. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous 4 course luncheon with fine wines. Hair and Make up is by the multi award winning team at Sean Taaffe Group and there will also be a Best Dressed Lady and gift bags.

A limited number of early bird tickets are on sale now from Eventbrite for €80 plus booking fee. There after they will be €90 plus booking fee. Early booking is advised as due to size of the venue capacity at this event is limited. #aghadoefashion

Top Designers Lined Up For Fashion Event Later This Month

September 13, 2019 at 8:06 am Comments are Disabled

TOP fashion designers Umit Kutluk and Helen Cody are the special guests at a hotly anticipated fashion event, the New Collections Luncheon & Show in the Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa in Killarney on Sunday, September 29. They will be joined by both emerging and established Kerry designers and leading […]

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Tralee To Host Series Of Fun Events As Part Of European Mobility Week

Tralee To Host Series Of Fun Events As Part Of European Mobility Week

September 11, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District of Kerry County Council will host a series of free, fun events next week as part of European Mobility Week which runs from September 16-22. Kerry County Council is one of ten local authorities in Ireland to have registered to take part in the continent-wide initiative. Tralee […]

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Elaine Burrows Dillane

Elaine Succeeds In Swimming Across The English Channel

September 10, 2019 at 8:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE swimmer has become the first Kerry woman to swim the English channel. Elaine Burrows Dillane completed her incredible feat just after 8pm this evening, She set off from Kent in England this morning, accompanied by ‘The Optimist’ boat with her supporters, with the aim of reaching France. Just before […]

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