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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 0 comments

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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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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