Beauty&Fashion

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: 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: 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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Orlagh Winters with mother and daughter Liz O'Gorman and Helena Hanbidge at Killarney Races last Thursday.

Orlagh Winters: Glamour And Great Fun At Ladies Day

July 23, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “JULY please I’m on my knees, the smell of your fresh cut grass….” Mundy had it right last Thursday at Killarney Races Ladies Day. What an incredible day it was, both for the racing enthusiasts and for the fashionistas. Tralee ladies contributed greatly in […]

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Mary O’Donnell: The Debate On Body Hair Rages On

Mary O’Donnell: The Debate On Body Hair Rages On

July 22, 2014 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enlarge HAVE you noticed the virtual epidemic of hairy selfies popping up on newsfeeds all over the social media world? Perhaps you yourself have actually posted one? Enough I say… stop it! I’m all for people making their own choices regarding hair removal but, really, I […]

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Martin Maguire and Fiona O'Donoghue, Killarney, Stephen O'Sullivan and Aileen Maher, Killarney at the pre Killarney Races brunch in The Heather Restaurant in the Gap of Dunloe on Thursday.
Picture by Don MacMonagle

Photos: Tralee Ladies Step Out In Style At Killarney Races

July 18, 2014 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was Ladies Day yesterday at Killarney Races and despite a local woman picking up the top prize, Tralee girls went all out in the style stakes. Denise Healy from Killarney was judged the winner by broadcaster Kathryn Thomas and Rose of Tralee Haley O’Sullivan. Denise, […]

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Orlagh Winters: Ladies Day Beckons!

Orlagh Winters: Ladies Day Beckons!

July 16, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AND so it arrives on Thursday, the biggest day of the racing calendar in Kerry! Ladies Day at Killarney racecourse has become synonomus with style and there are a lot of Tralee ladies heading there to show off the best they have to offer. […]

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Mary O’Donnell: The Truth About Serums

July 15, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IN my opinion, serum is the most important part of your skincare because it penetrates the dermis deeper than another part of your skincare and it will make all your other skincare more effective. If you are contemplating adding a serum to your skincare […]

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Jill Hannon, birthday boy Oliver Hurley and Michelle Kerins at Oliver Hurley's 50th birthday celebrations at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Guests Shout ‘Hurrah For Ollywood!’ At Oliver’s Bash

July 13, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE glamour and glitz of a Hollywood awards ceremony came to the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night as Oliver Hurley threw a 50th birthday party to end all others. The renowned musical director and Rose of Tralee Festival General Manager, invited 230 guests to […]

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At the Fuchsia evening in O'Neill's Pharamacy, Abbeycourt, were celebrity make-up artist Juliette Morrow, Linda Fitzgerald, Anne O'Neill and Jennifer O'Mahoney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ladies Get Expert Make-Up Advice At O’Neill’s Pharmacy

July 12, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more LADIES got the celebrity make-up treatment on Friday evening when O’Neill’s Pharmacy in Abbey Court, hosted a Fuchsia promotion at the store. Fuschia make-up expert Juliette Morrow, who has appeared giving make-up advice on TV3’s ‘Expose’, gave one-on-one treatments and dispensed beauty and […]

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Special guest Mark Rogers (third from left) with Anthony O'Sullivan, Alison Mallard, Aisling O'Riordan of CH Chemists at the CH Chemists Benefits Summer Party on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Chemists Summer Party Entices Friends With ‘Benefits’

July 11, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad to enlarge LADIES got a masterclass in make-up tips on Thursday evening at the Benefits Summer Party in CH Chemists, The Mall Over 100 ladies were treated to refreshments and greeted on arrival by the star of the show, Benefits leading make-up artist in Ireland, Mark Rogers. […]

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Orlagh Winters: Leave Your Prints All Over The Summer

Orlagh Winters: Leave Your Prints All Over The Summer

July 9, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S all about the prints this summer! Unless you have been hiding under a rock lately, you will have seen the huge trend that is in this year – Prints! Trousers, tops, jackets or shoes, they are all showing bright colours and vibrant patterns. […]

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Mary O’Donnell: How To Get Happy Feet

Mary O’Donnell: How To Get Happy Feet

July 8, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for details of special event ACCORDING to the big heel reveal survey by Micro Pedi, unattractive feet are the biggest turn-off for Irish women. Men’s feet are the least favoured body part for Irish women and say unattractive feet would be a dealbreaker in a relationship. […]

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Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

July 5, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S racing season, so it’s time for ladies to style-up and head to Killarney for their summer meeting. You might even win a trip to Paris or Milan! Tralee ladies always make an impression at the course and travel in their droves to enjoy the […]

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Orlagh Winters: Who Are My All-Time Favourite Style Icons?

Orlagh Winters: Who Are My All-Time Favourite Style Icons?

July 2, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more SO there will always be an argument as to who was or is the greatest style icon! Marie, a friend of mine send me a great quote recently: “Fashion and Style are totally different things. Fashion is about looking like everyone. Style is about […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Tips For Blushing

July 1, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of special event AFTER our great summer spell, people have found their skin is breaking out. We are all using a lot of suntan lotion and our skin can only absorb so much. So aim for oil free formulations and shower well to remove in […]

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Denise Opens Meadow Fresh Beauty Business At Tralee Hotel

Denise Opens Meadow Fresh Beauty Business At Tralee Hotel

June 28, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more AN Ardfert woman has taken the plunge into self-employment with the opening of her new beauty salon. Denise O’Riordan will officially open Meadow Beauty this evening (Saturday) in the Meadowlands Hotel, with former Munster and Ireland rugby star, Alan Quinlan, as special guest. Denise, who previously worked at […]

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Orlagh Winters: How To Look Great On The Beach

Orlagh Winters: How To Look Great On The Beach

June 25, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more   WELL now haven’t we been the lucky ducks with the sunshine? The fine weather is simply wonderful and it puts a smile on your face and a perk in your step. By now us ladies have bodies that would not be out of […]

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