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Kerry Fashion Week Producers Decide Not To Go Ahead With Event

February 4, 2017 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

  THERE was disappointing news for fashion lovers in the county yesterday when it was revealed Kerry Fashion Week would not be going ahead this March. The announcement was made on the KFW website citing the “considerable costs” involved as the reason for the event not being produced. The event was […]

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Contestants Wanted For Miss Kerry 2017 Event

Contestants Wanted For Miss Kerry 2017 Event

January 25, 2017 at 11:58 am 0 comments

THE organisers of Miss Kerry 2017 are currently looking for is now looking for applicants for 2017. The competition is open to women throughout the county, offering a great experience for the contestants, encouraging confidence and promotes ‘girl power’, say organisers. The competition has become very popular in recent years, with the 2017 event already […]

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Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

January 25, 2017 at 10:12 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event featuring a number of speakers on the topic of women’s health will be held in tomorrow evening (Thursday) at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On Women’s Health And […]

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After Lisa Sells Out, She’s Back For A Second Masterclass At CH

After Lisa Sells Out, She’s Back For A Second Masterclass At CH

January 20, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

THERE was an incredible reaction to news that a top make-up blogger was coming to CH Chemists next month, so much so that it sold out. If you were one of the people to miss out on tickets, then you’ll be delighted to know that a second Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan […]

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A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

January 13, 2017 at 8:34 am 0 comments

JANUARY is a notoriously quiet time for events, but things get more lively next month so here’s something for ladies into their fashion and beauty to look forward to. Just in time for Valentines Day, a Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan (Just Jordan) in conjunction with NOTE Cosmetics will take place  on […]

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Emma Lonergan, Richard Horgan, Shannon McInerney, Leanne Moriarty and Mark Donovan  at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball

January 7, 2017 at 11:57 am 0 comments

THURSDAY night saw over 300 student party in Ballyroe Heights Hotel at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball. It was a fantastic night for the students, most of whom are facing into months of study ahead of the Leaving Cert so it was a chance for all of them to get together […]

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Hannah Edwards, Anne Dowling, Sinead Shanahan, Nora Courtney, Jenny Godley and Amy Shalvey at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Super Style As Mounthawk Students Enjoy Debs Ball At Ballyroe (Part 1)

January 6, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

WITH just a few days before returning to their studies (sorry to remind ye guys!), the students from Mercy Mounthawk converged in their hundreds at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The occasion? Well, the Debs Ball of course – organised by the students themselves – with a three course […]

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Stephen O'Brien, Ellen O'Mahony, Eva O'Connell and Jack Walsh at the Meán Scoil Nua an Leith Triúigh Castlegregory students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Dress To Impress At Debs Ball In Ballyroe

January 5, 2017 at 10:38 am 1 comment

STUDENTS from Meán Scoil Nua an Leith Triúigh Castlegregory had a ball last night. Over 40 students from the secondary school enjoyed their Debs at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night and they certainly went all out in the style stakes as you can see from our photos below…

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Sarah Fitzgerald, Nora O'Connell, Mary Fitzpatrick, Zoe O'Connor and Kelly Tobin at the CBS The Green Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style And Glamour At The CBS Students Debs Ball

December 30, 2016 at 11:35 am 0 comments

OVER 150 teenagers gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night for the CBS students Debs Ball. The Christmas period is the perfect time for the students to relax and enjoy themselves before the pressure of the Leaving Cert rears its ugly head in the new year. They enjoyed […]

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Michael Moran, Isabella Stein, Ursula Earley and Declan Hourigan at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Glamour At The Students’ Debs Ball In Ballyroe

December 23, 2016 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

THE Christmas season is also a time for many students around town to enjoy their Debs Balls and take a well-earned break from their studies. The Ballyroe Heights Hotel was the venue on Thursday night for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students to celebrate the festive season and well over 100 enjoyed the […]

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Dee Heaslip, Jean O'Hara, Helena Rusk, Kate Gosney of Kennellys Haven Pharmacy at No.4 On The Square on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Benners, Brogue And No.4 On The Square Host Christmas Parties

December 18, 2016 at 10:57 am 0 comments

THE town was packed again last night for another weekend of Christmas parties. Kirby’s Brogue Inn was packed with Top Part, Banna Beach Hotel, Ger Griffin Construction and many more enjoying the great food on the night. Continued below… Banners Hotel hosted Debenhams, BNI Networking and many more while No.4 on […]

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Trish O'Brien, Sinead Costello, Grainne Ryle and Ellen Enright of Lloyd's Pharmacy, Fairies Cross at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time All Over Town

December 18, 2016 at 10:54 am 0 comments

THE hotels and restaurants were packed at the weekend for Christmas parties. The Rose Hotel hosted a plethora of parties including Foley’s SPAR of Killorglin and Lloyd’s Pharmacy among many more in opulent surroundings. Over in The Ashe Hotel they were packed with Louis Byrne’s SPAR, Campus Kids Childcare and […]

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Caroline O'Shea, Jonathan Silles, Lucy Horan, Marion Long, Aoife Newell, Yvonne Duggan and Mary Smullen of E-Fitness at John Mitchels at Kirbys Brogue Inn on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: No.4 On The Square And Kirbys Brogue Inn Packed For Parties

December 17, 2016 at 10:20 am 0 comments

THE Christmas party weekends are coming to a close and this Friday was incredibly busy around  with restaurants and pubs around town. The stylish surrounds of No.4 On The Square saw staff from St Brendan’s NS Blennerville, Tralee Medical Centre, University Hospital Kerry and more enjoy great food and atmosphere for […]

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Catherine Tobin, Geraldine Cotter, Fiona Leahy and Nicola Sheehy at Kerry County Council party  at the Rose Hotel Christmas Party Night on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Rose Hotel And Ballyroe Host Christmas Party Nights

December 17, 2016 at 10:20 am 0 comments

IT’S the weekend before Christmas and the town is packed with companies, businesses and clubs out for their annual parties. Ballyroe House Hotel had over 300 people for their party night on Friday with Tralee Probus, Causeway Comprehensive, Ardfert Community Centre and about ten more businesses/organisations enjoying a fantastic night of entertainment. Continued below… Meanwhile, in […]

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Zoe O Connor, who is a finalist in the .eu Web Awards 2016

Zoe’s World: Age Really Is Just A Number

December 15, 2016 at 9:08 am 0 comments

THE earth is approximately 4.5 billion years old. The human race began around 2 million years ago. So, relative to all of that, at my ripe 17 years, you could say that I am pretty young. But does that mean that I am incapable? I don’t think so. I began […]

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Orlagh Winters at the Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch in aid of Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Orlagh Winters: Forget Online Shopping And Support Local This Christmas

December 14, 2016 at 12:17 pm 2 comments

SO it is definitely feeling like Christmas in town and the lights and decorations are just fantastic. Huge kudos goes to Sean Murphy and his hardworking team for the magnificent lighting displays all over town. As many of you who have ever heard me MC an event, I always point […]

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Mary Sheahan, Danielle Keane, Sarah Rusk and Jennifer Mackey  of TK Maxx enjoying their Christmas party at the Ashe Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Brogue Inn And The Ashe Hotel Host Christmas Parties

December 11, 2016 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

WITH Christmas closing in, this weekend was a busy one around town as businesses and groups hold their annual Christmas get-togethers. Kirby’s Brogue Inn was hopping on Saturday night with NEWKD, Dunnes Stores, Ballybeg Hair Salon, Na Leanaí Causeway and many more enjoying parties. Over in The Ashe Hotel it was […]

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Ellen Houlihan, Leanne O'Driscoll, Lyndsey Kelly, Angela Keane and Elaine Stryker of Cathriona's Hair Saon enjoying their Christmas party at No.4  On The Square on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party Time At No.4 On The Square, Benners And Il Forno

December 11, 2016 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

IT was Christmas party time around town last night and bonanza time for restaurants and bars as folks enjoyed a great night out. The stylish surroundings of No.4 On The Square hosted parties from Cathriona’s Hair Salon, Minx and Wild Pair, Costellos Pharmacy and many more. Continued below… Il Forno […]

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Tim Moynihan, Andrew Morrissey, Brendan Fuller and Cathal Flaherty at the Radio Kerry Christmas party at Dott's Bar at The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party Time At The Rose Hotel, No.4 On The Square And Charlie’s Bar

December 10, 2016 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

THEY were rocking around Christmas trees all over town last night with companies holding festive nights out. The opulent surroundings of The Rose Hotel played host to Radio Kerry, Aspen Grove and Presentation Secondary School for their annual yuletide soirées while No.4 On The Square was packed with groups from AIB, […]

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Shiniqua O'Driscoll, Helen Dineen, Niamh Casey and Michelle Walmsley at the Cumann Iosaef Christmas party at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time In The Brogue And Ballygarry

December 10, 2016 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

THE town was packed on Friday night for Christmas parties all over Tralee. In Kirby’s Brogue Inn, a well-earned night out was enjoyed by the good folks from Cumann Iosaef, Holy Family NS, Lixnaw First Responders, Healthy Bedding of Clash Industrial Estate and more. Meanwhile, Ballygarry House Hotel held their annual […]

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Five Christmas Gifts The Ladies Will Love From John Ross Jewellers

Five Christmas Gifts The Ladies Will Love From John Ross Jewellers

December 8, 2016 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

Heather O’Sullivan of John Ross Jewellers, Castle Street, has some great gift suggestions to make the ladies very happy this Christmas… Christmas is definitely the time to treat the one you love and nothing will bring a sparkle to your Christmas morning faster than a gift of jewellery or a designer […]

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Miriam Ryall, Nora Nolan and Sarah Galloway from St Louis Nursing Home at Benners Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: It’s Christmas Party Time Around Tralee

December 4, 2016 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

PUBS, restaurants and hotels were packed last night as people from companies in town and beyond headed out on their Christmas parties. The style was striking among the ladies at the Brogue, Benners, Il Forno, Sean Ógs and The Ashe Hotel at the various get togethers as you can see […]

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Nora Teahon, Diane Bambury, Olga Enright, Patricia Hannon and Catherine O'Connor at the Bon Secours Christmas Party at The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Style And Fun At Bon Secours Christmas Party

December 3, 2016 at 11:22 am 0 comments

THE Bon Secours crowd are certainly a stylish bunch! The Christmas party season is underway and a big one took place in The Rose Hotel where there were more stylish ladies than you could shake a stethoscope at. There were dapper gents too of course, but they were outshined by […]

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at the Christmas Beauty And Fashion Show at CH Chemists on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Festive Beauty And Fashion Trends Explored At CH Event

December 3, 2016 at 10:43 am 0 comments

WITH the festive season here, we’re guessing there might be a few parties coming up around town. With this in mind, a special Christmas Beauty and Fashion Show was held at CH Chemists last night. Sandra Rusk from Weardrobe was on hand to give tips while fashions from her boutique […]

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Rachel Cleary, Ciara Moynihan and Katie Jones  at the Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Watch Mounthawk Models Display ‘All Things Irish’ At Fashion Show

December 2, 2016 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

THE gym at Mercy Mounthawk was packed to capacity last night to see students from Mercy Mounthawk take to the catwalk for their annual fashion show . This year the secondary school’s Transition Years had a theme of ‘All Things Irish’, so the audience was greeted with the sights of rainclouds, Roses, sports outfits of […]

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Style Icon, Lorraine Keane, at the announcement  this week of ‘Keane on Style’ which will be held on Women’s Christmas, Friday 6th of January, in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee from 7pm until late. Organised by Ballyroe Heights Hotel in association with Connect Magazine, and hosted by style icon, Lorraine Keane, the evening will include bubbles on arrival, delicious food & wines all evening, fashion, hair & make up tips, goodie bags, and after party with a complimentary cocktail and entertainment. Tickets are €75 each and Ballyroe Heights Hotel have a special overnight rate of just €40pp B&B. To book and for more information, call Ballyroe Heights Hotel on 066 7126796 or Connect Magazine on 086 2408237.

A Treat For The Ladies On The Way For Women’s Christmas

December 1, 2016 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

NOW here’s a Christmas present idea for the ladies. Details were announced this week of ‘Keane on Style’ which will be held on Women’s Christmas, Friday, January 6, in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Organised by Ballyroe Heights Hotel in association with Connect Magazine, and hosted by style icon, Lorraine Keane, the evening will […]

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Anne Marie O'Flaherty, Susan Lawlor and Liranda Krasniqi  at the Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch in aid of Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Lunch In Style At Fashion Event In Ballyroe

November 28, 2016 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

THE fourth annual Connect Ladies Lunch & Fashion Afternoon was another roaring success at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel yesterday, with those attending really pulling out all the stops in the style stakes. Held in support of Recovery Haven Cancer Support House in Tralee, guests enjoyed a champagne reception, four course luncheon with wines, fashion […]

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at the Adapt Fashion Show on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Fashion Show At ADAPT Shop

November 26, 2016 at 11:57 am 0 comments

THERE were some great fashions on display at the ADAPT shop on Matt Talbot Road last night for a special fundraising show. The local community came out to support the event and they were treated to a super night of entertainment at the shop which was transformed into a runway for the […]

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Contestants and others doing the opening dance at the 'Strictly Come Dancing' event in aid of Pieta House at the Ashe Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Fun At ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ For Pieta House

November 25, 2016 at 11:08 am 0 comments

OVER 200 people enjoyed great entertainment at the Ashe Hotel last night, as nine couples took to the floor for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in aid of Pieta House. The idea for the event came from Tralee students Katie O’Donoghue and Akeem Molloy who wanted to do something to help the organisation, as they […]

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Black Friday Shopping Fever About To Strike Tralee

Black Friday Shopping Fever About To Strike Tralee

November 24, 2016 at 11:25 am 0 comments

THE window displays are ready, the discounts have been made and now it’s time for the frenzy to begin. While many electrical goods stores have been running their Black Friday deals all week, tomorrow sees the biggest shopping day of the year for many retailers in town with prices slashed […]

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