Beauty&Fashion

Khloe Kardashian Wears Kerry Man’s Creation To Golden Globes Party

Khloe Kardashian Wears Kerry Man’s Creation To Golden Globes Party

January 12, 2015 at 10:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a Kerry connection at the Golden Globes last night when famed socialite and reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian, showed up to an after party in a gown created by Ballyheigue man Don O’Neill. The New York-based designer is enjoying huge success at the moment with his THEIA collection, appearing […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: A Good REN For Your Money

January 12, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

I ALWAYS think this is bubble bath season. After a long hard day at work, being out it this cold weather, a long hot soak is a lovely way to upwind and feel pampered. Finances are not  good in January, so a bubble bath can be a good alternative for pamper […]

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Daniel Kinsella, Ina Dema, Max Benner and Dearbhla Lynch at the CBS The Green Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Teenagers Enjoy CBS Students’ Debs Ball At Ballyroe

January 11, 2015 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

See above ad for special promotion THOSE CBS lads scrub up well! A couple of hundred students looked dapper and glamorous at the CBS The Green Students’ Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Organised by students, Adam Barrett, Sean Carroll, Eoghan O’Hanlon and Dylan Hartnett, there were […]

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At the launch of Dress Haven were,  from left: Nicola O'Sullivan (Sales and Marketing Manager Fels Point), Laura O'Reidy (Operations Manager Fels Point), Grace O'Donnell (Recovery Haven), Mary Brick and Denis Leary (General Manager Fels Point). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Charity Night Will Be A Haven For Fashionistas At The Fels Point

January 10, 2015 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

  See above ad for special promotion DESIGNER bags, dresses, shoes and all accessories will be available at a fraction of the price at the ‘Dress Haven’ fashion night in the Fels Point Hotel on Febuary 7. Proceeds of the event will go towards Recovery Haven cancer respite centre so, […]

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Noelle O'Grady O'Neill and Mags O'Grady at the Fels Point Hotel Women's Christmas Celebration. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Keeping Up The Women’s Christmas Tradition

January 7, 2015 at 10:58 am 1 comment

WOMEN took to the hotels and restaurants around town last night to celebrate Women’s Christmas. A number of restaurants had special menus for the event, while the Fels Point Hotel provided a latin flavour to the night with tapas and salsa dancing. Ballygarry House Hotel also had a special celebration […]

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Zoe’s World: Wear What You Want And Ignore Those Who Judge

Zoe’s World: Wear What You Want And Ignore Those Who Judge

January 7, 2015 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

  THE teenage years commence a whole pile of changes. But other than the physical changes, like the bad skin and growth spurts (I am personally still waiting on mine), there are also a lot of mental changes. Most adults have probably had the word “moody” pass through their heads […]

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Sean Taaffe: Broken Hairs At The Roots?

Sean Taaffe: Broken Hairs At The Roots?

January 7, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

  Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I have long hair but whenever I straighten it, I’ve loads of little broken hairs at the roots and along the outside of my hair. Help? Sean Says: This is […]

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Orlagh Winters: I Think I’ll Leave The Resolutions Until February

Orlagh Winters: I Think I’ll Leave The Resolutions Until February

January 6, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

    See above ad for special offer OK folks, it’s finally 2015 and time to make all the resolutions that we will probably break by the time the month ends. I normally wait until February to make mine as I find January is a busy month catching up with […]

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Marian Teahan, Jennifer Conway, Bláithín Griffin, Denise McKenzie Vass, Michelle O'Leary and Aislinn McCarthy at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: School’s Out As Mounthawk Students Show Some Style At Debs

January 4, 2015 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students swapped the uniforms for some stunning dresses and stylish suits on Saturday night. The occasion was, of course, their Debs Ball where up to 300 people enjoyed a night of food and fun at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. They enjoyed a meal followed by DJ Ahmed rocking […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Been A Pretty Good Year

Zoe’s World: It’s Been A Pretty Good Year

December 31, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS is my last post of 2014. I know that it may seem shocking that you have put up with me since the middle of July, but I think overall, it has been a pretty good year. I don’t like the concept of the New Year. The whole “New Year, New […]

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Sean Taaffe: To Cut Or Not To Cut

Sean Taaffe: To Cut Or Not To Cut

December 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm 1 comment

See above ad for special offer Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I’ve long hair and have had it really long for years. I’m not very tall and someone has said it’ll suit me better shorter. […]

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Tadhg Ó Loingsigh, Laura O'Driscoll, Jack Moriarty and Anna Ní Loingsigh at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students' Debs Ball on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students’ Debs

December 23, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

See great offer above THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel was buzzing on Monday night as students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí held their Debs Ball. The teenagers looked glamorous as they posed for photos before the event kicked off, with 75 students attending the meal, while another 100 tickets were sold for the ‘afters’. […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Best And Worst Of 2014

Orlagh Winters: The Best And Worst Of 2014

December 23, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

SO what were your favourite and least favourite moments of 2014? Who got it right and who got it wrong? For me Kate Middleton did not put a foot wrong this year.  She wowed the world in her floor length gowns and remained true to British designers. Her obvious favourite […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s A Magical Time Of The Year In Tralee

Zoe’s World: It’s A Magical Time Of The Year In Tralee

December 23, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARE yourselves people, because I am about to do the totally cliché thing where I wish you a Merry Christmas. But before I get too mushy on you all, I just wanted to share the magic that I have been experiencing in Tralee. If you haven’t been listening to Christmas songs […]

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Sean Taaffe: Thinking Of A Change In Hairstyle?

Sean Taaffe: Thinking Of A Change In Hairstyle?

December 23, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

  Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I’ve had the same hairstyle for as long as I can remember and am thinking of a change. Help? Sean Says: Any change of style needs an investment of […]

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So Who Are The Judges For Kerry Fashion Week Awards?

So Who Are The Judges For Kerry Fashion Week Awards?

December 22, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE judges for the 7th annual Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) Irish Fashion Industry Awards have been announced. The awards which will take place in the Europe Hotel & Resort on Friday March 6 are Melanie Morris, Editor in Chief, Image Publications and Chairperson of the Judging Panel; Helen Steele, Fashion Designer, and winner […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Take Care Of Your Skin This Christmas

December 22, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS can wreak havoc on your skin, late nights, excess of everything  and the temptation to fall into bed without the last and most important skin regime. So first piece of advice over the party season is no matter how tempted you are after a night out, please make sure to take your […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: The Best Facial I Ever Had Was…

December 18, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE best facial I have ever had was in the ‘Beauty by the Beach’ salon in Ballybunion. It is called the Caci ultimate facial. This was originally developed for treating facial palsy using micro current and this is widely used in physiotherapy for pain control and in hospitals for wound […]

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Zoe’s World: I Hate Those Overtly Sexual Perfume Ads!

Zoe’s World: I Hate Those Overtly Sexual Perfume Ads!

December 17, 2014 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

I HATE perfume ads. I literally despise perfume ads and I always have. I just don’t understand why they have to be so sexual. I’m sorry but I don’t care how flipping good you smell. Gucci Guilty (the worst one of them all) is just false advertising if I am […]

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Sean Taaffe: Are Hair Straighteners Damaging To Your Hair?

Sean Taaffe: Are Hair Straighteners Damaging To Your Hair?

December 17, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I’m thinking of buying my 14 year old daughter a hair straightener for Christmas. I know they damage hair so what advice can you give? Sean Says: You’re right […]

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Orlagh Winters: My Dream Dinner Party Guests

Orlagh Winters: My Dream Dinner Party Guests

December 16, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

SO at the moment I am the ‘favourite aunt’ as I got my hands on one of the coveted Frozen Elsa dolls and delivered her to my adorable niece in Dublin on Saturday. It got me thinking if I had to have one gift this christmas, what would it be? […]

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Zoe’s World: I’ll Never Stop Searching For Answers To Life’s Questions

Zoe’s World: I’ll Never Stop Searching For Answers To Life’s Questions

December 10, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

I HAVE an overactive mind. A seriously overactive mind. That is, when I’m not thinking about Taylor Swift and other general teenager things (and no mom I don’t mean kissing boys), my mind is constantly thinking about life. Questions reel through my mind constantly. Life’s unanswerable questions apparently. But the fact that they […]

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Orlagh Winters: Stay Warm During The Cold Snap

Orlagh Winters: Stay Warm During The Cold Snap

December 9, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE hustle and bustle has begun and Tralee is looking fabulous. There is a real Christmas feeling in the air and finally the weather experts are getting it right and we are experiencing some cold weather. So this week I am going to give you some advice on wrapping up […]

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Sean Taaffe: Our Award-Winning New Columnist Gives Advice On Hair Matters

Sean Taaffe: Our Award-Winning New Columnist Gives Advice On Hair Matters

December 9, 2014 at 9:52 am 1 comment

Sean Taaffe of Sean Taaffe Hair And Beauty answers questions on all things hair-related in his new column for TraleeToday.ie… Q. I’ve long dyed blond hair and have had it this way for years. My hairdresser has recently refused to colour it and advised me not to use straightens or […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Good Nail Maintenance Nailed Down

December 8, 2014 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

MY advice for nails for years has gone like this – keep three hand creams. One for work, one for the car and one for home. Cuticle oil applied every evening, almond oil is a favourite of mine. If the nails have ridges use a buffer. File the nails from […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: How To Deal With ‘Red Veins’

December 6, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE query I am asked most frequently (besides ‘Mum , where is….?’) is about red veins. Our celtic skin is fair and sensitive and is prone to red veins. A lady recently told me she applies her makeup then goes out. If there is a fire or alcohol, within half an hour her […]

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Tralee hoteliers, Marnie and Rory O'Sullivan, Ballyseede Castle, Emma Larkin, Denis Deery and Laura Reidy, Fels Point Hotel pictured at the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation annual ball in the Dromhall Hotel, Killarney. Photo by Don MacMonagle

PHOTOS: Glamour At The Hoteliers Annual Ball

December 5, 2014 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

HOTELIERS from around the county gathered at the Dromhall Hotel for the annual ball of the Kerry branch of the Irish Hotels Federation. The hoteliers were no doubt reflecting on a very good year for the industry and are looking forward to 2015 which is being predicted as one of the […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Ok Not To Be Happy All The Time At Christmas

Zoe’s World: It’s Ok Not To Be Happy All The Time At Christmas

December 3, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

AS you are most certainly aware, Christmas is on the way. Christmas is meant to be such a happy time and everyone is expected to be so happy. It is true that Christmas is one of my favourite times of year; the lights, the presents and just the genuine warmth […]

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Orlagh Winters: Prepare For The Party Season

Orlagh Winters: Prepare For The Party Season

December 2, 2014 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s December and we can all now embrace the Christmas spirit. Of course with this time of year comes the party season and this week I am going to give you my tips for being super stylish during this festive time. This week have your hair colour done, I […]

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Mark Rogers with Grace Clifford, Julie McGrath and Sarah Rael, Tralee, at the 'Benefit' evening at CH Chemists on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Get Festive Make-Up Tips From Leading Expert

November 28, 2014 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

WOMEN from all over the county came to CH Chemists last night to get tips on looking great as the party season approaches from one of Ireland’s leading make-up artists. Head Make-Up and Trend Artist with Benefit Ireland, Mark Rogers, visited town again, fresh from London Fashion Week and was delighted to […]

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