Beauty&Fashion

Zoe’s World: Why I’ve Been Dreading ‘Results Night’

Zoe’s World: Why I’ve Been Dreading ‘Results Night’

September 10, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

RIGHT now, as you are reading this, I am probably being handed a little white envelope containing my results from my Junior Certificate. Contrary to popular belief, I am actually not nervous about the results themselves. What can I do about them now anyway? I am actually quite excited about […]

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Pippa Joins Dáithi As Judge At Listowel Ladies Day

Pippa Joins Dáithi As Judge At Listowel Ladies Day

September 10, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

PIPPA Ormond O’Connor has been announced as a judge for Chic Boutique Ladies Day in Listowel on Friday, September 19. The most glamorous ladies day of the fall season has a prize fund of €9,000 and the model will join RTE’s Daithi O Se as judge. Sponsored for 25 years by Patricia and Mary […]

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Orlagh Winters: Who Says September Is A Boring Month?!

Orlagh Winters: Who Says September Is A Boring Month?!

September 9, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  EVERY now and again a town can boast about an über stylish lady and Tralee certainly has that in Claire Murphy. Claire has graced every fashion page in the country thus allowing us all see her magnificent ensembles. She has won lots of best-dressed competitions at events and race […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: It Takes Make-Up To Achieve The ‘No Make-Up Look’

September 8, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

  A RECENT survey found that men prefer women to look natural than a make-up look. Lads, this is a myth, most ladies who look effortless have in fact worked very hard to achieve this. I recently did a lady’s make up for a poster, the look was to be natural […]

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Video Of Make-Up Blogger’s Visit To Tralee Gets 28,000 Youtube Views

Video Of Make-Up Blogger’s Visit To Tralee Gets 28,000 Youtube Views

September 3, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

A VIDEO made by a popular make-up blogger about her visit to Tralee, where she praises CH Chemists and The Grand Hotel, has received over 28,000 hits in just two days since she put it on Youtube. Cork city-based, Sinead Cady, who is behind ‘The Make-up Chair’ website, was in town […]

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Zoe’s World: Don’t Be So Quick To Judge

Zoe’s World: Don’t Be So Quick To Judge

September 3, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Everyone rushes to judgement on people and it isn’t right says our teen columnist Zoë O’Connor… Something hit me the other day. It wasn’t a bus or a car, but a Lulu Guinness iPad cover. This was not my own purchase but a gift from the amazing Orlagh Winters. Not only […]

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Orlagh Winters: I’m Back In Black For Autumn

Orlagh Winters: I’m Back In Black For Autumn

September 2, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

SO now is the time that we start to think about one of our big wardrobe investments, a winter coat! Much to the despair of my very own Irish mammy, I love the colour black so much that it makes up 90% of my wardrobe. She thinks I look like […]

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Caroline O'Donoghue, Andrea Quirke, Edwina Hurley, Jackie Moriarty and Tara Dillon at the Balloonagh Secondary School Class of 1997 reunion in O'Donnell's Bar, Mounthawk on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Balloonagh Ladies Party Like It’s 1997

August 31, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

EAR-SPLITTING laughter was the order of the night at O’Donnell’s in Mounthawk  on Friday, as ladies recalled their 90s heyday. The Balloonagh Secondary School Class of 1997 got back together to reminisce about their schooldays with a ‘Dress To Impress’ theme and they certainly didn’t disappoint. The glamorous bunch of […]

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Zoe’s World: My Transition Time Will Be Well Spent

Zoe’s World: My Transition Time Will Be Well Spent

August 27, 2014 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Our teen columnist, Zoë O’Connor, wants to use her time in transition year to jumpstart her career… TRANSITION year can be seen in many different ways. It can be seen as a doss year, a year of work or a year to grow. I don’t see the point of wasting […]

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Orlagh Winters: You Gotta Love Our Rose Maria’s Style

Orlagh Winters: You Gotta Love Our Rose Maria’s Style

August 26, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

STOP the clock, the Rose of Tralee came out as…a Mayo Supporter! What a beautiful lady Maria Walsh is and what a wonderful response to her publicly saying that she is gay, not that it should even be considered as something different. I do however understand how there has been […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: The Dos And Don’ts Of Nail Care

August 25, 2014 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

IF you were like me and your nails come way down the line on the list of things to do before a special occasion, you will know the panic of last minute nail shaping and painting usually ending in disaster! So, I put together some facts and tips so that […]

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Orlagh Winters: A Week Where Tralee Rivalled Anywhere For Style

Orlagh Winters: A Week Where Tralee Rivalled Anywhere For Style

August 20, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

WELL folks that’s it for another year, we have our winner! Maria Walsh is our new Rose of Tralee and we here at TraleeToday.ie wish her the very best of luck for the coming year. We will be looking forward to seeing her style and glamour over the coming 12 months. Speaking […]

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Zoe’s World: Backstage Pass To A Fashion Masterclass

Zoe’s World: Backstage Pass To A Fashion Masterclass

August 20, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Fashion Show was amazing. Did I watch it? No, but I got one better, I worked at it. Everyone knows that I am a Team Upfront girl and don’t worry, that hasn’t changed. But I moved from my role of Backstage Manager and Boss’s Girl to […]

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At the Rose Fashion show were, from left: Catriona Sayers, Noreen Sayers, Patricia Sayers, Kitty Sayers, Margaret Trant. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

Photos: More Stylish Ladies At The Rose Fashion Show

August 19, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

  OK, this is our last batch of photos from The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday night in The Dome. We took 60 photos on the night, not to mention our short videos featuring our fashion columnist, Orlagh Winters, interviewing a host of stylish local ladies and […]

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At the Rose Fashion show were, from left: Haley O'Sullivan, Jean O'Callaghan, Lyndsey O'Sullivan, Mary Devlin and Sara Devlin. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

Video/Photos: Yet More Glamour And Style From The Rose Fashion Show

August 18, 2014 at 7:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose Fashion Show was attended by over 1,600 people at the Dome last night and we were there to capture all the style (see previous videos and photos here and here). See our fashion columnist Orlagh Winters interview stylish women from the event in the video below and scroll […]

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Video/Photos: More Style From The Rose Fashion Show

Video/Photos: More Style From The Rose Fashion Show

August 18, 2014 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  DON O’Neill promised high-octane Red Carpet glamour and he didn’t disappoint after bringing his most spectacular gowns to The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show in the Dome. The Ballyheigue native, who is based in New York, said the 1,600-strong audience was bigger than attendances at any […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Get The Frizz Out Of Your Hair

Mary O’Donnell: Get The Frizz Out Of Your Hair

August 18, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE waiting in a very humid airport during the Summer, my husband turned around, looked at me and started laughing. In between his fits of laughing he said “go look at your hair”. I was like a cross between Diana Ross and one of the Jackson Five, but yes, very funny. […]

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Zoe’s World: Put Away The Phone And Have Some Fun

Zoe’s World: Put Away The Phone And Have Some Fun

August 13, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WE are all living in the 21st century, the technology age. Everything that we do is surrounded by phones or computers. We are no longer just living; we are telling people how we live. Whether it be an innocent instagram photo or a full spiel about how you spent your […]

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Orlagh Winters: Criticism Of Ladies Day Events Is Unjustified

Orlagh Winters: Criticism Of Ladies Day Events Is Unjustified

August 12, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

SO everyone is entitled to their opinion, but Una Mullally’s attack in The Irish Times on Ladies Day events is typical of an attitude that is becoming more prevalent in the press. Mullally wrote: “…it’s not so much a celebration of style, as a judgment on a particular type of femininity. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: When Your Skin Needs That Something Special

August 11, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THIS time of the year, the skin needs a little something extra. After sun, suntan lotion and just being outdoors more, skin always looks a little sluggish and a buildup of dead cells can be responsible for a lot of this. I have a hero product for this problem and […]

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Dylan Ronan, Catherine O'Halloran, Saorise Brosnan and David O'Brien at the Presentation Students Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Style And Glamour At Presentation Students Ball

August 8, 2014 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was red carpet glamour at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night, as teenagers glammed up for the Presentation Tralee Students Debs Ball. About 240 teenagers attended the €55 a head affair and there was no expense spared on the dresses either judging by the style on show as they all enjoyed the occasion. […]

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The graduates from Sanctuary Beauty Academy at their graduation ceremony on Thursday evening in the Brandon Hotel. Front from left; Rosemary Herlihy, Camp, Sinead Sheahan, Killarney, Siobhan Farrell, Keel, Danielle Mannix, Farranfore, Marilyn O'Brien, Killarney, Ena Russell, Tipperary. Back row; Niamh Counihan, Nicola Walsh, Tralee, Leonora Stack, Killarney, Rachel O'Halloran, Ballyheigue and Kathleen O'Connor, Dingle.

Graduating Ladies Find Sanctuary In Beauty Careers

August 8, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

FOURTEEN ladies from all over the county and beyond, received their certificates last night as they graduated from the Sanctuary Beauty Academy at a ceremony in The Brandon Hotel. The owner of the academy and course director, Mary O’Donoghue, was there to issue the qualifications from ITEC, CIDESCO and City and Guilds, […]

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Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

August 7, 2014 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE milliner, Carol Kennelly, added another feather to her cap, so to speak, when the acclaimed designer won the Best Dressed Lady competition at the Dublin Horse Show this afternoon. Carol won the competition in a dress designed by another Kerry woman, Tina Griffin, from Killorglin and of course, her own headpiece. Carol, […]

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Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

August 6, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Zoë O’Connor on how teenagers have to go through a “rebel phase”… YOU may or may not realise that I am a teenager, (if you didn’t know, no I am not just using an amazing anti-aging cream) and obviously teenagers are known for being rebellious. Well, often when adults refer […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

August 5, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT believe that it is over. This marker in the calendar as a child was always a bad sign as it meant only one more month of holidays. I speak of course of the Galway Races. How or why Ballybrit became the leader of the Irish fashion stakes I really […]

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Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

August 4, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Summer has seen many beauty launches and it is hard to make out if they live up to their claims, so I have put together my finds for the Summer of 2014. First up is a mascara from Lancome. Penelope Cruz is the face of this mascara and the mascara, in a […]

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Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

July 30, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more info AS many of you are aware by now, I want to become a fashion journalist. Well that is what I am aiming for before I become the editor of Vogue! As well laid out as I hope my future career is, I find that […]

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Orlagh Winters: Why Recycling Makes Sense

Orlagh Winters: Why Recycling Makes Sense

July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “ONE girl’s trash is another girl’s treasure.” Social media has a lot to do with how us girls fret over who has seen us in what outfits and when. Ok, so we all wake with the dread after a night out as to whether […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: The Remarkable Preservation Powers Of Peat

July 28, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more BILL Kenny, as a small boy, got badly burnt. His mother put him on her bike and quickly cycled to the bog where she wrapped the burns with peat. When the bandages were removed a few days later, there were no blisters, just healed skin. […]

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Zoe’s World: The Frightening ‘Thinspiration’ Fad

Zoe’s World: The Frightening ‘Thinspiration’ Fad

July 24, 2014 at 8:27 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more BEING a part of the teenage world, I experience a lot of teenager issues. A lot of people know about these issues from either experiencing them in their own childhood or from experiencing them today. Drinking, drugs and peer pressure all seem to rank […]

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