Beauty&Fashion

Orlagh Winters: Avoiding Fashion Faux Pas

Orlagh Winters: Avoiding Fashion Faux Pas

June 11, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Rihanna must have had some idea of the stir that her sheer dress would cause at the CFDA Fashion Awards. With all due respect, she is a stunning looking girl who hardly needs more attention, so why wear a “not really there” dress? Showing […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Some Holiday Beauty Tips You May Have Missed

June 10, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers It has been five years since we had a family holiday and I forgot so many travel beauty tips. So many people I spoke to before my departure said it had also been years since their last holiday due to the R word […]

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Deputy Manager at the Urban Decay Counter in Debenham's, Emma Houlihan with Manager Brid Long on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Jobs Created At New Counter In Debenhams

June 6, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THREE new jobs have been created in Debenhams with the introduction of a new make-up products stand. The new Urban Decay stand was launched on Wednesday with Tralee ladies, Manager Brid Long, Deputy Manager Emma Houlihan and Shannon Lonergan offering expert advice to customers. “The new Urban Decay counter will […]

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Orlagh Winters: How To Avoid “I Have Nothing To Wear!” Syndrome

Orlagh Winters: How To Avoid “I Have Nothing To Wear!” Syndrome

June 5, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

“I have nothing to wear!” We have all said those words at one time or another and some of us have said them a lot more than others. How do we avoid uttering these words of desperation? The solution is actually quite simple, you need to invest in some wardrobe […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Essential Tips Before You Go On Holidays

June 4, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

Going on holidays? Let Mary prepare you for looking heavenly on the beach BEFORE you start packing I suggest some personal preparation! First make an appointment for waxing approximately 10 days before your departure date. This way you won’t have to worry about it while you are away. Be brave […]

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VIDEO: Dance2Destiny Fashion Show Raises Cash For Charities

VIDEO: Dance2Destiny Fashion Show Raises Cash For Charities

May 31, 2014 at 10:40 am 2 comments

Click on above ad for more By Ryan Higgins CHARITY fashion show ‘Dance 2 Destiny’ took the Fels Point Hotel by storm this Friday as local men and women took to the catwalk in aid of three charities. The event, which was organised by Joanne Barry School of Performance showcased, Tralee’s […]

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Orlagh Winters: Preparing For Festival Season

Orlagh Winters: Preparing For Festival Season

May 28, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE upon a time when going to a concert or festival, practicality was the top priority when dressing. How much it has all changed! Today it’s all about the wellies or to be exact The Hunters! My late Grandad would laugh at me today if he were alive to see […]

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Mary O’Donnell: The Beauty Spot

Mary O’Donnell: The Beauty Spot

May 27, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

LAST week I caught up with Majella O’Connell of O’Connells Pharmacy in St. Brendan’s Park. Late opening and parking outside the door makes this pharmacy a great place to shop for your cosmetic needs. At the moment they have the Vichy skin diagnosis machine, which tells you what is going on […]

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A group at the launch of the Dance2Destiny charity fashion show in aid of Pieta House and the Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hoping For A Runway Success At Fashion Show

May 27, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY fashion show will take place this Friday night in aid of three vital charities and organisations. The event called ‘Dance 2 Destiny’ is being organised by Joanne Barry School of Performance and will aid Breast Cancer Research, Recovery Haven and Pieta House, the latter which is particularly important to Joanne. […]

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Video: Hail Mary, Our New Kerry Rose

Video: Hail Mary, Our New Kerry Rose

May 24, 2014 at 1:14 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean RATHMORE has its first ever Kerry Rose as Mary Hickey was picked out of the bunch of 27 contestants on Friday night at Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The 26 year old primary school teacher, representing the O’Donoghue Ring Hotel Group, was shocked and delighted when Daithi O Se […]

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Photos: Glamour At The Kerry Rose Selection

Photos: Glamour At The Kerry Rose Selection

May 23, 2014 at 8:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose selection over now, but earlier on Friday we were there to capture the glamour of the contestants before they took to the stage at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The 27 ladies were looking amazing and posed for photos with family and friends before facing their interviews with host […]

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Models strutting their stuff at the fashion show in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over 700 Attend Fantastic Fashion Show

May 23, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean IT really was a memorable night with a party atmosphere when around 700 people attended a fashion show with a difference. Around 70 models with Down Syndrome and learning disabilities, from all over Kerry, strutted their stuff on the catwalk to rapturous applause in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday […]

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Orlagh Winters: C’mon Guys, Let’s See The Style!

Orlagh Winters: C’mon Guys, Let’s See The Style!

May 20, 2014 at 7:18 am Comments are Disabled

Everyone is crazy ‘bout a sharp dressed man…..! As a nation, our men would not be known as hugely stylish unlike say the French or the Italian. This could be true for lots of men who think that it is completely acceptable to wear the same style jeans, suits or […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Chic Treats From An Irish Company

Mary O’Donnell: Chic Treats From An Irish Company

May 19, 2014 at 8:12 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT idea from a new Irish company is Chic Treat Club. So what happens? You subscribe to a monthly surprise beauty gift box. What I love is this beautiful box is that it arrives with five beauty goodies each month, valued at more than your subscription. Since its launch […]

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So Who Are The Kerry Rose Contestants?

So Who Are The Kerry Rose Contestants?

May 16, 2014 at 7:23 am Comments are Disabled

Meet the Kerry Rose hopefuls who will vie for the honour of representing the county at the Rose of Tralee International Festival in August. The selection night takes place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday, May 23. Linda Byrne – Sponsored by CH The Mall, Tralee Linda lives and […]

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Cosmetics counter staff from Debenhams, Mary Kelliher, Aisleen O'Connell, Jackie Kelliher, Noranne Gleeson, Sarah Bermingham and Grace McNamara at the Debenhams Customer Event on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gala Night At Debenhams

May 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

DEBENHAMS held a cosmetics gala evening on Tuesday evening where one lady enjoyed a full makeover. “Tickets for the event were €5, customers who purchased a ticket received €5 off their purchases, free goody bag and entry to a draw for a cosmetic hamper worth over €500,” said Liz Murphy of Debenhams. […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Celia’s Secret To A Great Figure

Mary O’Donnell: Celia’s Secret To A Great Figure

May 13, 2014 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

LAST Friday night, Clarins had a customer evening in CH Chemist with the Celia Holman Lee and Siobhan O’Mahony. Celia was looking amazing with a dress from MacBees and with a figure to die for. I asked her what was the secret. She told me walking and doing a few […]

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Rose Hopefuls Take A Tour Of Kerry

Rose Hopefuls Take A Tour Of Kerry

May 12, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you were out and about in the county on Saturday, chances are, you were presented with a bunch of Roses. The Kerry Rose contestants went on a day-long tour of the county to promote the upcoming selection which takes place on May 23 in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. They gathered at […]

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Orlagh Winters: Bridget Jones Has A Lot To Answer For!

Orlagh Winters: Bridget Jones Has A Lot To Answer For!

May 12, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

GUYS really didn’t need to know that on occasion we do wear big knickers. Every woman’s underwear drawer contains at least one pair of parachute knickers and this is nothing to be ashamed of, but neither is it something that we needed to broadcast. Let’s face it when we wear […]

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Photos: Celebrity Celia Holman Lee Turns On The Style At CH

Photos: Celebrity Celia Holman Lee Turns On The Style At CH

May 10, 2014 at 7:54 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES from all over the county turned up at CH The Mall on Friday evening, for an evening of style and beauty tips from, among others, celebrity model agency mogul, Celia Holman Lee. About 100 fashion-loving women heard from the Limerick-based special guest, who gave styling advice, as well as from TraleeToday.ie […]

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Cian Moore, Tralee, Christine Mortimer, Chantell Murphy and Fionan O'Carroll from Tralee taking part in the Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai Transition Year annual fashion show in the Meadowlands on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholaiste Students Take To The Catwalk

May 9, 2014 at 8:09 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year students from Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai strutted their stuff in the Meadowlands Hotel to raise funds for their annual trip to Fenit for their foundation course in sailing. “This will help defray the cost of the course because parents have enough to pay for these days,” said teacher,  Michelle Daltuin. “They’ve […]

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‘Bump To Baby’ Event In CH Chemists

‘Bump To Baby’ Event In CH Chemists

May 8, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

EXPECTANT mothers-to-be flocked to a special ‘Bump to Baby’ event on Wednesday in CH Chemists, The Mall. The event is aimed at mothers, fathers and parents-to-be. Some of the experts on hand included a chiropractor, a midwife, a health nurse, an alternative practitioner and a nutritionist. “It’s a very good turn […]

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Orlagh Winters: Pride In Kerry Designers

Orlagh Winters: Pride In Kerry Designers

May 7, 2014 at 10:04 am 2 comments

OK, so I know that I am a blow-in living in Kerry but I am very proud of the designers and miliners here in The Kingdom. It really is no wonder that these designs constantly adorn the social pages and win numerous best dressed events at racecourses throughout the country. […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Some Hair-Raising Facts!

Mary O’Donnell: Some Hair-Raising Facts!

May 6, 2014 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

I RECENTLY attended the Viviscal Hair Confessions launch in Dublin. Viviscal is an Irish success story as it is the World’s best selling hair supplement and has been proven by seven separate clinical trials. This award winning company’s product is sold in over 25 countries. I met the lovely Maia […]

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Catriona Buckley and Helen O'Carroll at the beauty tricks and fashion tips event at CH Chemists on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Getting Ready For Summer In CH

May 3, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 100 ladies were treated to an evening of beauty tricks and fashion tips in CH Chemists on Friday night. “We’re just giving a little advice on beauty and fashion for the season ahead,” said Sandra Rusk of Weardrobe boutique. Both Sandra and Helen Lawlor Parker, who recently won the […]

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Helen’s Made-Up About Winning Top Award

Helen’s Made-Up About Winning Top Award

April 30, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists were in the awards again when one of their cosmetics’ staff won a national award recently. Helen Lawlor Parker from Fenit beat off hundreds of nominees to win the prestigious Lancome Consultant of the Year award and collected her prize in Limerick recently. Helen has worked at CH for […]

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Fashion: A Winters Tale

Fashion: A Winters Tale

April 30, 2014 at 7:31 am Comments are Disabled

Meet Our New Fashion Writer, Orlagh Winters, Who Is Welcoming The Onset Of Summer Into Her Wardrobe OH crikey it is here! How did that happen so soon? I am talking about Summer of course! As a lover of the colour black, every year I reluctantly add some colour to […]

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Sarah Corridon, Caroline Corridon and Eileen Stack, Ballyheigue at the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Afternoon in aid of the Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Feast Of Fashion At Ladies Lunch

April 28, 2014 at 8:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SUPER-STYLISH ladies from all over the county came to Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday for the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show in aid of the Recovery Haven. The event was organised by Margaret Brick of Connexions Marketing, in support of Recovery Haven Cancer Support House in Tralee and was hosted by Orlagh Winters. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Our Love Affair With Fake Tan

April 28, 2014 at 8:43 am 1 comment

Herbs & Roses Olivia Wall and myself were invited to judges the Best Dressed Lady at the Herbs and Roses launch of the Elemis Brand at the Fels Point Hotel last Thursday. Given the number of beautifully turned out ladies it was a very tough decision. However Marguerite Trant was […]

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Marguerite Trant, Curraheen, and Catriona Sayers, Derrymore at the So Sue Me beauty event at the Fels Point Hotel on Thursday.

Glamour At Fels Point For ‘So Sue Me’ Beauty Event

April 25, 2014 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

By Gavin O’Connor GLAMOUR was to the fore at the Fels Point Hotel last night when their Herbs and Roses Spa hosted a fashion and beauty event which was attended by over 150 ladies looking for beauty, fitness and style tips. Irish blogger Suzanne Jackson, who runs the very popular So Sue Me […]

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