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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 0 comments

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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Susan Sugrue, Catherine Sugrue, Jo O'Connor, Marie Hill and Kayrena Bolger enjoying the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Christmas party in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Brogue And The Ashe Host Christmas Parties

December 15, 2018 at 10:05 am 0 comments

WITH Christmas approaching fast, this weekend is party central in Tralee as work colleagues who have worked hard all year come together for a well-deserved night out. It’s boom time for the hotels, restaurants and bars in the town and they are certainly giving value for money with their party […]

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Tracy Hurley, Mairead O'Sullivan and Sandra MacMillan at the University Hospital Kerry Christmas Party Night at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: University Hospital Kerry Staff Enjoy Christmas Party Night

December 15, 2018 at 10:04 am 0 comments

THERE were no scrubs or white coats in sight on Friday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel as staff from University Hospital Kerry enjoyed their Christmas party. There were around 330 people from many departments attending where they enjoyed a mulled wine reception before a delicious four course meal and […]

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Aileen Galloway and Aaron James at the Ballyheigue GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Fun At Ballyheigue GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

December 9, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THEY came in their hundreds, despite the wind and rain, for a fantastic night of entertainment at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday, as 12 couples competed in the Ballyheigue GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. There were banners aplenty all around the dance floor as the couples danced the night away to impress […]

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Cara O'Flaherty, Roseanne Daly and Niamh O'Connor at the Rose Hotel Christmas Party Night on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Night At The Rose Hotel

December 9, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather may have been pretty awful, but that that had little effect on the turnout for a Christmas Party Night at the Rose Hotel on Saturday. Guests from schools, companies and charity organisations enjoyed a bubbly and mulled wine reception before a fabulous meal and entertainment in the Lee […]

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Niamh Hennessy, Karen O'Sullivan, Jacinta Lucey and Brid Daly at the Aspen Grove Christmas Party at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Ashe, Brogue And Benners Host Christmas Parties

December 8, 2018 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

JUST over two weeks to go now until Christmas Day and the pubs, restaurants and hotels are enjoying great business thanks to the party people in town. Deserved nights out are being enjoyed by businesses, companies, schools, State bodies and many organisations and they’re well-catered for in the many hostelries. […]

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Catriona McCarthy, Michelle Murphy, Geraldine Hurley, Irene O'Donnell and Anne O'Donnell of Siamsa Tíre at the Ballygarry House Hotel Christmas Party Night on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballygarry Rocks For Christmas Party Night

December 8, 2018 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC night of entertainment was laid on at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday for the annual Christmas party night. Aound 380 guests were in the hotel for a ‘Rock n Roll’-themed evening of music, fun and delicious food, as well as other parties in the bar and restaurant. Groups […]

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Amber Galvin, Karla White and Chloe Galvin at the IT Tralee SVP Society Enchanted Evening Ball in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour From The ITT SVP Ball At Ballyroe

December 7, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

LADIES and gents were looking very stylish in on Thursday as IT Tralee St. Vincent de Paul Society held the ‘Enchanted Evening Masquerade Ball’ in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Around 160 people attended the ball where they enjoyed a drinks reception, three course meal and entertainment. All the money raised will […]

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Traders on Castle Street look forward to the Christmas shopping season.

SPONSORED: Castle Street Is A Fantastic Place To Shop And Dine This Christmas

December 6, 2018 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the festive season fast approaching the businesses of Castle Street, Tralee have come together to promote the street as a great place to shop and dine this Christmas. By supporting local business you are helping to support local jobs and your community, so this Christmas, why not visit Castle […]

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Katie Tiernan.

CH To Host Benefit Expert For Make-Up Masterclass

December 4, 2018 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists is renowned for their in-house masterclasses and next week will see another expert visit the store. Benefit Cosmetics’ National Brow Artist, Katie Tiernan, will give a masterclass in-store on Wednesday, December 12, with doors open at 6.30pm. The Masterclass will ensure all ladies present will be ready for […]

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Tara Cunningham of Serenity Spa in The Rose Hotel pictured with Amanda Brunker at the Hi Style Awards.

Serenity Spa Wins Hi! Magazine Style Award

December 3, 2018 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

SERENITY Spa at The Rose Hotel has once again added to its list of accolades at The Cointreau Hi Style Awards 2018 which took place on Saturday, November  24 at the Clayton Convention Centre, Cork. Serenity Spa at The Rose Hotel was awarded the coveted Most Stylish Bridal Spa award, beating significant competitors […]

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Antoinette O'Connell, Tara Ryan, Kathleen Ladden, Caroline Nolan and Róisín O'Regan from Leahy's Pharmacy at their Christmas party at the Brogue Inn on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Parties At The Brogue And The Ashe

December 2, 2018 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

AND so it begins. No sooner had December showed its festive face, ladies and gents descended on the restaurants and hotels in Tralee to signify the start of the Christmas party season. While Saturday was relatively quiet on the party front, over the next three weekends the he town will […]

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Some of the models before the Mercy Mounthawk TY Fashion Show on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stylish Students Take To The Catwalk For Mounthawk Fashion Show

November 30, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people packed the Mercy Mounthawk school gym on Thursday night for the annual fashion show and they weren’t disappointed with some great entertainment laid on. The theme of this year’s show, put on by the Transition Years, was ‘New York, New York’ and they began the show with […]

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Maureen McCarthy with her Hi Magazine Award.

Local Businesswoman Wins At Hi Magazine 2018 Awards

November 28, 2018 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Hi Magazine Awards 2018 were held in The Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork on Saturday night and a local businesswoman came home with an award. Maureen McCarthy, who runs Brush’n’Blush in Tralee with her mother Frances, won Hi’s ‘Most Stylish Newcomer to the Hair Industry 2018’ award. The Fenit […]

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Mags Savage, Aleksandra Nowicka, Rachel O'Shea, Pat Clapham and Christina Hickey from All Seasons Florists at the Connect Kerry Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Afternoon at The Ashe Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Connect Kerry Ladies Luncheon And Fashion Afternoon

November 26, 2018 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 130 ladies enjoyed a fantastic afternoon of food, fashion and much more at the annual Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee on Sunday. With over €4,000 in spot prizes, many ladies didn’t go home empty handed and more than €2,200 was raised for […]

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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

Fashion, Beauty, Great Food And Fun At Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch

November 23, 2018 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, this Sunday, but there’s only a handful of tickets left. With over €4,000 in spot prizes, it’s going to be a fantastic day of fashion, beauty, food and fun. The day will commence at […]

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Host Deirdre Walsh (centre) with special guests Pamela Flood and Mary O'Donnell at the Radio Kerry Talkabout Tea Party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Looking Stylish At ‘Talkabout’ Event In Ballygarry

November 19, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large attendance at the second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Tea Party’ at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday afternoon for music, fashion, beauty tips and great food. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event was ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women […]

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Lorraine Horan with her Milkshake Creative Vision Live prize. Photo by Dermot Crean

Lorraine’s Creativity In Hairdressing Scoops National Award

November 17, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYMAC woman was thrilled on Sunday night when she won a national award in Dublin for her creativity in a hairdressing colour competition. Lorraine Horan is the manager of House Of Glamour on Castle Street and she was one of five finalists from all over Ireland — out of […]

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Launching the Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show were TY students Erin O'Halloran, Ciara Collins, Isobel Keane and Alan Ybanez. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students In A New York State Of Mind For Fashion Show

November 16, 2018 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

EXPECT Big Apple glamour at the Mercy Mounthawk gym when the students hold the annual fashion show at the end of the month for the 15th year running. Taking place on Thursday, November 29 the theme of this year’s show, put on by the Transition Years, is ‘New York, New […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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