Beauty&Fashion

Anne Marie O'Neill, Mary Casey and Breda Casey at the Radio Kerry Talkabout Afternoon Tea Party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Talkabout’s Afternoon Tea Party Is A Sell-Out Success

November 20, 2017 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

THERE was a sell-out crowd at an event in Ballygarry House Hotel yesterday which gave ladies plenty of fashion food for thought as the festive season approaches. The first-ever Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout’ Christmas Afternoon Tea Party drew ladies from all over the county to the hotel and they enjoyed some […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Launching the fundraising fashion show at ADAPT at Matt Talbot Road were, from left; Manager of the shop Helena Slattery, Angela Mitchell, Sharon Brosnan, Caitlin Lyons, Bridget O'Sullivan, Mary O'Sullivan, Breda Moriarty and Brenda Diggins. Photo by Dermot Crean

Adapt Shop Prepares For Fashion Show This Friday

October 18, 2017 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE Adapt shop on Matt Talbot Road will be transformed into a venue for a fashion show this Friday night for a special fundraiser. Last November they held their first show in aid of the organisation and it was a massive success. Now, Helena Slattery – manager of the shop which […]

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All Set For Paul Galvin’s ‘Story Of Shelby’ Event In The Brandon

All Set For Paul Galvin’s ‘Story Of Shelby’ Event In The Brandon

October 17, 2017 at 9:40 am 1 comment

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

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Roger Harty: Time

Roger Harty: Time

October 15, 2017 at 10:42 am 3 comments

I ONCE heard a quote from an elderly Tipperary man, when he was asked about time, he said “there are three important aspects about time when doing anything” Be on time. Take your time. and Go home in time. Mankind has always been baffled about time. Imagine if you could, […]

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Moira Keane and Sandra Rusk (third and fourth from left) from Weardrobe with models Helen Leahy, Elaine Hennebery, Paula Foley and Suzanne Sheehy at the Weardrobe 20th Birthday Fashion Show in The Ashe Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Style And Fun At Weardrobe Fashion Fundraiser

October 13, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 200 ladies packed into The Ashe Hotel for a fantastic fashion show to mark 20 years of Weardrobe on Thursday night. The fashion boutique owned by sisters Sandra Rusk and Moira Keane has survived and thrived in Tralee and Killarney over the past two decades and Thursday night had […]

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Weardrobe To Celebrate 20th Birthday With Fundraising Fashion Show

Weardrobe To Celebrate 20th Birthday With Fundraising Fashion Show

October 11, 2017 at 8:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a great night of fashion and fundraising ahead on this Thursday night with a local business celebrating its 20th birthday. The Ashe Hotel is the location for Weardrobe’s celebratory fashion night in association with the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre which will benefit from all proceeds. Weardrobe’s suppliers […]

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Well-Known Beauty/Fashion Journalist For CH Chemists

Well-Known Beauty/Fashion Journalist For CH Chemists

October 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

BEAUTY and fashion journalist, Triona McCarthy, is coming to Tralee for a special event next week. The sometime TV presenter will be in CH Chemists on Friday, October 20 at 7pm for their ‘Autumn Beauty Edit’ in association with Clarins. Triona has recently been on our TV screens in RTE’s […]

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Lorraine Walsh, Karen Joy, Majella O'Sullivan, Lisa Priestly and Aisling O'Dwyer who took part in the Bon Secours Lip Sync For Sudan at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Bon Secours ‘Sync It For Sudan’ (Part 2)

October 1, 2017 at 1:55 pm 1 comment

THE staff of the Bon Secours can take a bow after last night’s fun at the ‘Sync  It For Sudan’ event in the Brandon Hotel. As we told you earlier (click here for previous coverage),‘The Girl Behind The Fringe’ Karen Joy and Aisling O’Dwyer  won the judges vote in the […]

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'The Scrubbers' who took part in the Bon Secours Lip Sync For Sudan at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds In Sync With Fun From Bons Staff At The Brandon (Part 1)

October 1, 2017 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was some craic last night in the Brandon as almost 800 people packed the conference centre for the Bon Secours Hospital’s ‘Sync It For Sudan’ fundraiser. Dolly Parton, Rhianna, Jeward, Michael Jackson, Bucks Fizz and more were imitated on the stage to the laughter and cheering of those present. […]

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Paco To Host Fundraising Fashion And Coffee Morning

Paco To Host Fundraising Fashion And Coffee Morning

September 28, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings agains this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event to raise funds of MS Tralee and North Kerry Branch. From 11am to 1pm, there’ll be teas, coffees and scones […]

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Launching the fundraising fashion show at ADAPT at Matt Talbot Road were, from left; Manager of the shop Helena Slattery, Angela Mitchell, Sharon Brosnan, Caitlin Lyons, Bridget O'Sullivan, Mary O'Sullivan, Breda Moriarty and Brenda Diggins. Photo by Dermot Crean

Top Designer Fashions At ADAPT Shop’s Fundraising Show

September 27, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE ADAPT shop on Matt Talbot Road will be transformed into a fashion show venue next month for their second special fundraising fashion show. Last November they held their first show in aid of the organisation and it was a massive success. Now, Helena Slattery – manager of the shop which raises funds for […]

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