Beauty&Fashion

Sharon Lewis of Bamboo inside the Ardfert boutique.

Sponsored: Get Your Fashion Fix At Bamboo In Ardfert Village

April 18, 2019 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

WITH the fine weather here for the coming days and the Easter break to enjoy, it’s definitely worth a trip out to the lovely village of Ardfert. And with the fantastic Bamboo boutique located there, you can be assured of finding something special on your visit. While Bamboo — located […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018 Kirsten Mate Maher at Sean Taaffe's salon.

Sean Taaffe Partners Up Again With Rose Of Tralee Festival

April 15, 2019 at 11:33 am 0 comments

THE 60th year celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival have received a springtime boost with the confirmation that the multi­-award winning salon group Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty will be the Official Hair Partner to the event again in 2019. This year’s flagship event on the Irish Festivals […]

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The Serenity Spa

SPONSORED: Serenity Spa At The Rose Hotel Introduces New Bamboo Massage

April 13, 2019 at 2:47 pm 0 comments

THIS spring allow yourself some time for relaxation and reflection with the new Bamboo Massage at Serenity Spa at The Rose Hotel which will energise you physically, mentally and spiritually. Bamboo massage is an innovative way to provide Swedish or deep tissue massage using heated bamboo sticks to roll and […]

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Siobhan Ryle, Sarah Barry and Sarah Moloney at the Tapas and Pintxo evening at The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Excellent Tapas and Pintxos At The Ashe

April 10, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

GOOD food, wine and great company was on the menu at The Old Market Bar in the Ashe Hotel on Tuesday night, for an event to celebrate the All-Ireland Tapas and Pintxo Championships taking place in Tralee. Hosted by the hotel in association with Connect Marketing and Events and Taste Kerry, […]

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Eileen McNamara, Pat Carmody, Margaret Coleman, Catriona O'Mahony, Maeve Nealon and Sandra Rusk at the fundraising dinner in The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Food And A Fun Night At Fundraiser In The Rose Hotel

April 7, 2019 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

WITH round of golf at world-famous courses and luxury nights away among the amazing attractions at a dining experience in The Rose Hotel, it was bound to be a great success on Friday night. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive […]

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Mary Slattery, Helen Slattery and Sheila Madden at the Fashion Show/Dinner fundraiser in O'Riada's on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy A Stylish Night Out In Ballymac

April 6, 2019 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE style was something else last night as ladies converged O’Riada’s in Ballymac for a fashion fundraiser. There were 150 people in attendance to enjoy a fashion show and three course meal with the Palliative Care Unit and Rosabel’s Rooms benefitting. Featuring fashions from Castleisland boutiques, former Rose of Tralee, […]

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Rebecca Murphy, Jessica O'Connor, Katie Sugrue and Ruth Carey at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The ITT Clubs And Societies Ball (Part 2)

April 6, 2019 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball took place on Thursday night and there was no shortage of style. Around 350 students from the college attended the event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and societies. We brought you some of […]

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Michelle Parker, Irene Okunbor and Clíona O'Connor at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The IT Tralee Clubs And Societies Ball (Part 1)

April 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel was once again the venue last night for the annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball. Around 350 students from the college attended and it was a chance to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and societies. There were also four special awards […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco with Audrey Moran of MS Tralee looking forward to the coffee/fashion morning on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning Fundraiser

April 3, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event, the first at the store this year, to raise funds of MS Tralee and North Kerry Branch. From 11am to […]

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Allanagh O'Sullivan.

Allanagh To Represent Ireland In World Skills Final In Russia

March 27, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

A LIXNAW teenager will go on to represent her country in the World Skills Final in Russia later this year after winning the national competition at the weekend. Kerry ETB trainee, Allanagh O Sullivan from Lixnaw won the national title in the beauty therapy category at the Ireland Skills Live […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary Invites You Into Her ‘Capsule’ For A Great Evening Of Beauty, Fashion And More

March 20, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

WELL-KNOWN beauty expert Mary O’Donnell is bringing her first live show to Tralee on Saturday, March 30 in the Ashe Hotel. Mary from Tralee is one of Ireland’s leading beauty experts on TV, radio, social and as a brand ambassador. The focus of evening is “Capsule” so focussing on what you […]

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Paula Mee, Celia Holman Lee and Nathalie Lennon will be guests at the event in the INEC on March 28.

Fantastic Ladies Lifestyle Evening For The INEC

March 13, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS FOR ABOVE EVENT DAWN Milk and the National Dairy Council are delighted to host a fabulous Ladies Lifestyle Evening at the INEC, Killarney on Thursday March 28. The evening will include advice on shaping up your diet and nutrition with dietitian Paula Mee. Style queen […]

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Yvonnee Savage at the Image awards.

Yvonne Wins Silver At Image Best In Beauty Awards

March 12, 2019 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

EXPOSE Hair Studio Manageress, Yvonne Savage, has won the Silver Award at the prestigious Image Best in Beauty Awards in Dublin on Sunday. She was the only Kerry hairdresser nominated at the awards and was in a hotly contested category of Best Bloody Brilliant Blow Dry. Yvonne was accompanied by […]

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Nicola O'Carroll, Aisling O'Leary and Erin Hoare at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 2)

March 11, 2019 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we told you who won what and showed you some of the style at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel (click here for previous coverage). A huge crowd of 260 guests had a wonderful day (and night) and there was some serious glamour to be […]

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at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Style At The Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 1)

March 11, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S probably one of the most stylish occasions of the year and the ladies attending the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards 2019 did not disappoint when it came to glamour on Sunday at The Rose Hotel. Around 260 guests enjoyed a fantastic afternoon, evening and night of food, fun and […]

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Lillian Shortt, Caroline Martin, Colette Mallon and Edel Sheehan at the Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Diamond Ball In Ballygarry (Part 2)

February 24, 2019 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here if you missed it), Ballygarry House Hotel was the place to be last night as hundreds of guests enjoyed a lavish occasion for a great cause. The Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry was a big hit and provided the first real […]

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Conor Hoey, Kathleen Hoey, Jimmy Litchfield, Brenda Litchfield Kevin Cotter and Fiona Kirby at the Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Glittering Night At The Diamond Ball In Ballygarry (Part 1)

February 24, 2019 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

WITH over 250 guests attending, the Diamond Ball was an outstanding success at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. It was all in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry and one of the main attractions was a beautiful diamond piece worth €1,000 courtesy of Billy Nolan & Hilsers Jewelers, Tralee, which was […]

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Elaine Courtney and Bernadette Courtney O'Sullivan at the 'Under The Stars at Ballyseedy Valentines Banquet' at Ballyseedy Garden Centre on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyseedy Garden Centre Hosts Banquet ‘Under The Stars’

February 17, 2019 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable night outside, but that didn’t deter around 150 guests from attending a very special event at Ballyseedy Garden Centre on Saturday evening. The ‘Under The Stars Valentine’s Banquet’ event saw guests enjoy a champagne reception followed by an amazing four course meal. There was also an after […]

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James Sugrue, Mags Sugrue, Jonathan Burrows, Leah Hamill, Adrian Quirke and Jeanette Quirke at the Lee Strand Social at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Great Food, Music And Dancing At Lee Strand Social

February 10, 2019 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 people attended the 56th year of the Lee Strand Annual Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel. The annual gathering attended by farmers, shareholders, staff and customers of Lee Strand was a wonderful social evening of fine dining, great music and dancing. On arrival guests enjoyed a […]

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Tralee Schools Among Kerry Entries To Make Junk Kouture Semi-Final

Tralee Schools Among Kerry Entries To Make Junk Kouture Semi-Final

February 8, 2019 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  TWO entries from Tralee have been selected to go forward to represent their schools in the semi-finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture taking place in March. ‘Climate Calamity’ from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and ‘Keeping Up With The Khristmas Kouture’ from Mercy Mounthawk join the other Southern finalists in the competition. […]

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Yvonne Savage.

Tralee Salon Nominated In Image Business Of Beauty Awards 2019

January 29, 2019 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

EXPOSE Beauty Lounge and Hair Studio will be flying the flag for Tralee in the Image Magazine Business Of Beauty Awards 2019. The salon in Mounthawk has been nominated in the ‘Best Beauty Salon’ category while their Hair Manager, Yvonne Savage is on the shortlist for ‘Best Bloody Brilliant Blow-Dry’. There […]

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Caoimhe Carroll, Abbie Brosnan and Eve Creedon at the Ballymacelligott GAA Club 'Strictly Love Dancing' at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From Ballymac GAA’s ‘Strictly’ Night (Part 2)

January 27, 2019 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we told you earlier (click here if you missed it), it was a fun night at Ballygarry House Hotel with hundreds of people watching the Ballymac GAA ‘Strictly Love Dancing’. James O’Mahony and Katelyn Galvin celebrated when they were announced as the judges winners, while the public voted for Julie […]

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Instructor Tara O'Sullivan in front with Kerry ETB trainees and models taking part in the

Kerry ETB Beauticians Get Creative For National Skills Competition

January 26, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

COMPETITORS went head to head (literally) at Kerry ETB Training Centre this week in a bid to represent Kerry in the All-Ireland Beauty Therapy Skills Final in the RDS this March. Taking place at the Monavalley centre, members of the public 9am-3pm to come and observe the best of the […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students Clodagh Ní Bhrádaigh, Abbie Ní Bhrosnacháin, Sadie Ní Bhrosnacháin, Heather Breathnach and Abi Ní Chathasaigh with their Junk Kouture entry. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Spectacular Junk Kouture Entries From Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students

January 23, 2019 at 5:48 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the success of one of their entries last year, it’s no wonder the students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí have gone all out again this year for the Junk Kouture competition. ‘Fear Leighis Na Mara Plaisteach’ from Lennox Beaujouan, Peadar Toibin and Seán Ó Loingsigh won the ‘Most Unusual Material Award’ for […]

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Sarah Cleary, Aoife O'Donoghue, Rebecca Reilly and Molly Breathnach at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students' debs ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Enjoy Their Debs Ball

January 6, 2019 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER CBS and Mercy Mounthawk students enjoyed their debs during the week, it was time for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students to have some fun on Saturday night. Again, the venue was the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and 74 students enjoyed a three course meal with entertainment from DJ Big Jim. They were joined […]

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Breda Furlong, Jean Devane, Ciara Cashman, Eilish Griffin and Julie Cashman at the CH Chemists 'Strictly'-themed Christmas party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CH Chemists Staff Enjoy A Belated ‘Strictly’-Themed Christmas Party

January 6, 2019 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

BETTER late than never! The folks at CH Chemists were working flat out over the past couple of months to make sure Santa came to people in Tralee and beyond, so much so that they didn’t have time for a Christmas party. Well that was rectified on Saturday night when […]

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Rachel Ryan, Sorcha Ringland and Meabh McElligott at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 2)

January 4, 2019 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you some of the style from the Mercy Mounthawk students’ debs ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel held on Thursday night (click here for previous coverage). Over 340 teenagers had a great time at the event and they certainly dressed to impress as you can see from […]

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Rebecca O'Brien, Jessica Moynihan, Amy Kerins, Christine Fitzgibbon and Natalie Daly at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 1)

January 4, 2019 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH school starting again next week it’s a timely occasion to end the holiday season with a party. Well, Mercy Mounthawk students did just that by organising their annual Debs Ball and over 340 people gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel for a serious shindig on Thursday night. They certainly […]

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Cian Barden, Kristyna Cieslarova, Jason Hellstrom and Gillian Boardwell and Noel Brassil and Emer Forde at the CBS The Green Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The CBS The Green Students’ Debs Ball

January 3, 2019 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE party season may be over but nobody told the students from CBS The Green who held their Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Organised by the students, around 180 teenagers sat down for a meal followed by a DJ who kept the party atmosphere going and […]

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Sarah Moloney and Ciara Hill at Brendan McMahon's Retirement Party from CBS Primary School at The Ashe Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party Time At The Ashe And Rose Hotels

December 16, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

PARTY season continues and it’s a boom time for hotels, restaurants and bars with hundreds of revellers hitting the town on Saturday night. In The Ashe Hotel there was a special celebration for one man which double up as a Christmas party. Brendan McMahon has been a teacher at CBS […]

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