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Roger Harty: Live In The Present

Roger Harty: Live In The Present

April 5, 2020 at 11:39 am 0 comments

I SAW a lovely post on Facebook this week that funnily enough I had posted myself about 6 years ago and it came up as a memory. It goes like this. One day at a time – this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past for […]

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Roger Harty: The Serenity Prayer

Roger Harty: The Serenity Prayer

March 29, 2020 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

NEVER, at least in my lifetime, has the Serenity Prayer been more apt or more helpful than it is at the current moment. What is the Serenity Prayer? I’m fairly sure you have heard of it and perhaps even said it, but this time I’m asking you to slow down […]

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St John Of God Services in Monavalley

St John Of God Services Seeking Nurses, Social Care Workers And Care Assistants

March 27, 2020 at 9:59 am 1 comment

ST John of God Services in Kerry are seeking urgent support in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis. If you are a qualified nurse, social care worker, care assistant or would like to help in household or catering and are interested in supporting the service in this current crisis, please […]

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Alzheimer Society Cancels Tea Day And Makes Urgent Appeal For Support

Alzheimer Society Cancels Tea Day And Makes Urgent Appeal For Support

March 25, 2020 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Alzheimer Society of Ireland is appealing for public support after it had to postpone it’s annual Alzheimer’s Tea Day because of the Coronavirus crisis. It has launched an urgent appeal for vital dementia supports to help them to continue their vital work with people with dementia and their families during the […]

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Shane’s Fundraiser Raises Thousands For Irish Cancer Society

Shane’s Fundraiser Raises Thousands For Irish Cancer Society

March 25, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man has already raised thousands of euro from a charity initiative where he is encouraging people to walk or run 5k, on their own, to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. Shane Kenny from Churchill, who now works in Cork City, came up with the idea after […]

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Roger Harty: Calm Is Cool

Roger Harty: Calm Is Cool

March 15, 2020 at 10:29 am 1 comment

THERE is no doubt that we are living in unprecedented times. If normality was in place, we would now be preparing earnestly for next Tuesday’s St Patrick’s days celebrations, but now all of the talk is of the Covid-19 virus and all of its implications. Unprecedented for this generation at […]

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Roger Harty: Depression – Why It’s Important To Talk About It

Roger Harty: Depression – Why It’s Important To Talk About It

March 8, 2020 at 11:22 am 3 comments

2006 was a very significant year for me. I was coming to terms with depression and was working at sorting it out. I began to look at the roots of the problem and came to the conclusion that the thinking mind (thoughts) was the culprit. Also, 2006 was the year […]

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Sarah Foale and her mom Karyn Moriarty at the CH Tralee Wellness coffee morning event in aid of Recovery Haven on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CH Hosts Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

March 8, 2020 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

DESPITE the bad weather, CH Tralee and Recovery Haven Kerry hosted a successful fundraising coffee morning with a difference on Saturday. It was a morning of health, beauty and wellness in aid of the cancer support charity, with special guests, discussions and demonstrations on show from 11am. Dr Mary McCaffrey […]

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Kerry Businesswomen’s Network Hosts 5k ‘March For Change’ This Sunday

Kerry Businesswomen’s Network Hosts 5k ‘March For Change’ This Sunday

March 5, 2020 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Businesswomen’s Network (KBN), will mark its most important day of the year with a unique celebration this Sunday. KBN invites all Kerry women to lace up their trainers and walk 5km in a ‘March for Change’ in support of Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, and the Kerry […]

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CH To Host ‘Morning Of Beauty, Health And Wellness’ For Charity

CH To Host ‘Morning Of Beauty, Health And Wellness’ For Charity

March 2, 2020 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Tralee and Recovery Haven Kerry are joining forces this Saturday, March 7 for a fundraising coffee morning with a difference. The store will host a morning of health, beauty and wellness in aid of the cancer support charity, with special guests, discussions and demonstrations on show from 11am. First […]

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Tara Johnston, Christina Hurley, Emma Bolgar, Valla Rogojna, Maureen McCarthy, Frances McCarthy, Erica Tynan and Rachel O'Mahony of Brush N Blush at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards

March 2, 2020 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards took place in The Rose Hotel on Sunday. It was a stylish evening of awards and recognition for the excellent work done, and the enormous talent, of the hair and beauty industry in Kerry. There were a number of awards given on the […]

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John, Jack and Caroline Collins at the 10 Miler/5k race on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take To The Road For Tralee 10 Miler/5k Race

March 2, 2020 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge turnout for the Tralee 10 Miler/5k race on Sunday. Hundreds or runners set off from outside The Rose Hotel and thankfully the rain held off for the most part. It had to be postponed a few weeks ago because of the weather but yesterday was more […]

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Roger Harty: Emotions – What Are They?

Roger Harty: Emotions – What Are They?

March 1, 2020 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

TO understand emotions I believe we have to go back to basics. Just like building a house we have to go back to the foundations. The basic ingredient of a cake is flour.  Without flour you cannot have a cake. No flour – No Cake. The basic ingredient of emotion […]

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Connect Hair And Beauty Awards To Take Place In Tralee This Sunday

Connect Hair And Beauty Awards To Take Place In Tralee This Sunday

February 28, 2020 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards will take place in The Rose Hotel this Sunday. Helmed by Margaret Kissane, Publisher and Editor of Connect Magazine, it will be an evening of awards and recognition for the excellent work done, and the enormous talent, of the hair and beauty industry […]

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Roger Harty: Don’t Get Involved

Roger Harty: Don’t Get Involved

February 23, 2020 at 9:42 am 1 comment

I HAD an aunt who used to give advice that in the event of a row “don’t get involved”. She is long passed on now, God rest her, but I can still hear her voice in my head and she used to pronounce the ‘v’ in involved like a ‘w’, […]

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Launching the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race on Thursday at The Rose Hotel were, seated; Joe Hennebery, Kerry Hospice; Michelle Greaney, MG Coaching and Maura Sullivan, Kerry Hospice. At back; Doreen Moore (past category winner in the 5k), Derek Griffin (Overall winner in the 10 Miler in 2018), Mark Sullivan of The Rose Hotel, Stephen Moore (2019 2nd place overall in the 10 Miler) and Niamh O'Mahony (5k winner for the last two years). Photo by Dermot Crean

10 Miler/5k Race Rescheduled For Two Weeks Time

February 17, 2020 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee 10 Miler and 5k event was one of the sporting events that had to be postponed at the weekend, but it has now been rescheduled for Sunday, March 1. Michelle Greaney of MG Fitness who organised the race made the call to postpone the race on Saturday morning. […]

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Roger Harty: An Eye For Calm

Roger Harty: An Eye For Calm

February 16, 2020 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is something special and exciting about writing on a subject that is very topical to the moment. It’s as if the universe has somehow decided that now is the time to write this article. Well the whole talk in Ireland at the moment is all about storms. We have just […]

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Brenda Litchfield, Kevin Cotter and Fiona Kirby at the Scoil Eoin Valentine's Ball in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Scoil Eoin Valentine’s Gala Ball (Part 2)

February 15, 2020 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we told you earlier (click here if you missed it), ladies and gents stepped out in style at Ballygarry House Hotel for the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Valentines Night Gala Ball fundraiser. The event was a huge success with over 250 guests enjoying music and entertainment on arrival  a gin […]

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Aine Baker, Therese Greaney, Veronica Donovan and Sinead Curtinat the Scoil Eoin Valentine's Ball in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Hosts Glamorous Valentine’s Night Ball At Ballygarry (Part 1)

February 15, 2020 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Scoil Eoin Balloonagh community was out in force on Friday night and didn’t they all look stylish! Local businesses, parents, boards of management, parents association, staff members past and present, families and friends gathered at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa to celebrate Valentines Night with a Gala Ball. Guests […]

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Launching the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race on Thursday at The Rose Hotel were, seated; Joe Hennebery, Kerry Hospice; Michelle Greaney, MG Coaching and Maura Sullivan, Kerry Hospice. At back; Doreen Moore (past category winner in the 5k), Derek Griffin (Overall winner in the 10 Miler in 2018), Mark Sullivan of The Rose Hotel, Stephen Moore (2019 2nd place overall in the 10 Miler) and Niamh O'Mahony (5k winner for the last two years). Photo by Dermot Crean

Runners On Their Marks For Tralee 10 Miler/5k Event

February 11, 2020 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to enter the Tralee 10 Miler/5k which takes place this Sunday. Organised by Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching, the event returns for the third consecutive year and will bring together the ideal combination of club athletes and recreational runners over relatively flat fast courses taking in the outskirts […]

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CH To Host Masterclass From Beauty Expert

CH To Host Masterclass From Beauty Expert

February 7, 2020 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

CH Tralee is renowned for its in-house events and the first one of 2020 is a must for ladies looking for beauty tips. An IT Cosmetics Makeup Masterclass with brand ambassador Rose Gallagher will take place on Wednesday, February 12 at 7pm. Rose will be speaking about all the products […]

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Style gurus Stuart Montgomery and Helen Quealy Murphy are returning to Tralee.

Night Of Fun, Food And Fashion To Benefit Kerry Women’s Refuge Centre

February 6, 2020 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

TWO well known social influencers are coming back to Tralee for what is billed as a fabulous night of fun, food and fashion in the Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa next month. Helen Quealy Murphy of Daily Diva and Stuart Montgomery of Stuart’s Select Style will return after a sold […]

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Roger Harty: Control — It Gets Bad Press

Roger Harty: Control — It Gets Bad Press

February 2, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

LIKE in every household, ever since being a small child and being told to go to bed early, we start to resist being told what to do. ‘Go to bed now’, ‘eat your vegetables’, ‘put on your coat and hat on when you go outside’, gets met with a very […]

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At the presentation of cheques, the proceeds from the 31 Day Challenge for Positive Mental Health in The Rose Hotel on Friday were, in front; Helen Kelly of Chloe's Journey, Hugh and Enda and Jill O'Brien of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Paddy Kelly of Chloe's Journey, Sandra Coffey of Action For Amber, organiser Colin 'Poshey' Aherne, Jackie Nagle of Action For Amber and Enda O'Brien of Down Syndrome Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Presented To Charities As 31 Day Challenge Comes To A Close

February 1, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s over again for another year, but for some it could lead to a change of lifestyle and a healthier body and mind for 2020. The ’31 Day January Challenge for Positive Mental Health’, organised by Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne, came to an end on Friday with a final 5k […]

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Recovery Haven Opens Its Doors For World Cancer Day

Recovery Haven Opens Its Doors For World Cancer Day

January 30, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

TO mark World Cancer Day, Recovery Haven Kerry will host an Open Day and Afternoon Tea at its base at 5 Haig’s Terrace, Killerisk, Tralee on Tuesday next, February 4, from 1-3pm. Everyone is invited to pop in for a cuppa and see for themselves the wonderful services provided by […]

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Setting off on the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k/5k Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Kerins O’Rahillys Annual 10k/5k Run

January 27, 2020 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

CONDITIONS were favourable on Sunday as around 250 people took part in the Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club 10k/5k race from the club. There was a great atmosphere as runners warmed up in the club grounds before the race, which was held this year in memory of Charlie Kerins, whose 75th anniversary […]

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In front; Frank O'Connor and Club Chairman Haulie Kerins are joined by club members at the launch of the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k/5k run on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Forget The Kerins O’Rahillys Run On Sunday

January 25, 2020 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to enter the annual Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run and 5k fun run which is set to take place tomorrow, Sunday, January 26. Held in association with FBD Insurance, this year’s run will honour the memory of Charlie Kerins. The run will once again take place from the […]

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Colin 'Poshey' Aherne.

Join Poshey And Co. For Final Night Of 31 Day Challenge Fundraiser

January 24, 2020 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual ’31 Day January Challenge for Positive Mental Health’ will, of course, come to an end next Friday and the organisers are inviting everyone — even those who haven’t been taking part in the challenge — to come together for the final 5k. Over €12,700 has already been raised […]

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Nominees Sought For Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards

Nominees Sought For Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards

January 23, 2020 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards are now open for nominations. The glam event which takes place on Sunday March 1 at The Rose Hotel, Tralee, is inviting you to tell us who you feel is deserving of an award in the Beauty Industry. “The Connect Kerry Hair and […]

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Roger Harty: It’s All About Reaction

Roger Harty: It’s All About Reaction

January 19, 2020 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

LAST week I wrote about change and the fact that accepting change as a constant is a great awareness for living. Change by its very nature is beyond our control and nobody can ultimately guarantee you what is going to happen be it in the next minute, hour, day, week, […]

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