Beauty&Fashion

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

November 27, 2014 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students of Mercy Mounthawk, produced their own fashion show on Wednesday night in aid of the Cycle Against Suicide and the school building fund. A huge amount of effort was put in by the students who took part in every facet of the production, from the building of the […]

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Zoe’s World: When Feminists Go Too Far

Zoe’s World: When Feminists Go Too Far

November 26, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our teen columnist, Zoë O’Connor, on why she’s a feminist…an ‘equalist’…and a ‘menist’… THE other day, I came across a woman who ranted on about the behaviour of men in front of a bunch of teenage girls. You could just hope that she was joking and poking fun at men, but then she […]

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Orlagh Winters: Get The Benefit Of Free Tickets To CH Chemists Event

Orlagh Winters: Get The Benefit Of Free Tickets To CH Chemists Event

November 25, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

WELL seeing as it is the season of goodwill I am delighted to announce that I am giving away six tickets to a very special event that is happening in CH Chemists on Thursday night. Benefit Cosmetics, as we all know, are trend setters in the make-up artistry world and […]

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PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Christmas Fashion Lunch For Charity

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Christmas Fashion Lunch For Charity

November 24, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AN afternoon of fine food, wines and fashion took place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday afternoon, all for a good cause. The ‘Connect Kicks Off Christmas’ fashion event was attended by over 100 ladies with proceeds going towards the Kerry Cancer Support Services. Ladies were greeted on arrival with […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Surviving Christmas With Boots

November 24, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN the Boots Christmas ads start it is Christmas for me. They are usually all about getting ready, beauty-wise, for the big day. This year they have gone one step further and have come up with a survival pack. This will get you ready for the party season and if […]

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Linda Flynn, Tina Enright, Caroline Simpson and Elaine Daly handing out goodie bags at the CH Chemists Christmas Customer evening on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Get Bargains At CH Chemists’ Customer Evening

November 23, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE famous CH Chemists was heaving on Friday evening as the store held its annual   Christmas customer evening. The annual event is growing every year and they came in their hundreds to get great discounts as the Christmas shopping season gets into full swing. There was mulled wine and […]

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At the IT Tralee St Vincent de Paul Fashion Show were: Jane Guerin, Cynthia Uderji, Helen Locke and Ellen Mangan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: IT Tralee Holds Fashion Show For St Vincent de Paul

November 22, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE IT TRALEE’S St Vincent de Paul Conference hosted a fashion show with a difference on Thursday night. Students from the college modelled clothes sourced from St Vincent de Paul shops from Cork and Kerry. The fashion was held in the Fels Point Hotel and the host for the evening was Radio Kerry’s […]

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Fitness: We Learned A Lot From Martial Arts Legend Bruce Lee

Fitness: We Learned A Lot From Martial Arts Legend Bruce Lee

November 20, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Michael  Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee says the legendary Bruce Lee was ahead of his time regarding health and fitness… It been more than 40 years since the passing of the martial artist Bruce Lee, but his name still holds a great respect amongst the fitness community largely due […]

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Zoe’s World: Why Wanting To Get Out Of Here Isn’t A Bad Thing

Zoe’s World: Why Wanting To Get Out Of Here Isn’t A Bad Thing

November 19, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

NOT so long ago, I wrote a little post about what I wanted to do with my future – and if I do say so myself, it was a quite an exact plan. It is true that I know exactly what I want to do with my future and I […]

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Orlagh Winters: My Christmas Gift Tips For The Boys

Orlagh Winters: My Christmas Gift Tips For The Boys

November 18, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

SO last week I gave you my favourite pressies for the gals that can all be bought locally and this week it is the turn of the boys. If you are stuck to buy the perfect Christmas present for the men in your life then hopefully this will help a […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Impressed By New Stila Range

November 17, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

STILA is the latest No.1  premium brand to be launched by Sam McCauleys. Previously only available in Harvey Nichols, Brown Thomas etc., this brand is always heavily featured and loved by beauty editors worldwide and Victoria Beckham is just one of their celeb super fans. Here are some of their popular […]

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Fionnuala O'Donovan, Lorraine Hopkins, Sharon Scanlan and Cecelia Kelliher at the Rotary Club Gala Ball in Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday  night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rotary Club Holds Annual Gala Ball In Ballyseede Castle

November 15, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a glamorous affair in the Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday night as the Tralee Rotary Club held their annual Gala Ball. A different charity is picked to benefit every year and it was Enable Ireland’s Kerry Services who will receive funding from the €80 a head dinner last night. Continued […]

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Zoe’s World: Don’t Take Everything Literally

Zoe’s World: Don’t Take Everything Literally

November 12, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

RECENTLY I have picked up on people who take absolutely everything you say literally… like, literally! I don’t want to rant my way through this blogpost like the “literally” people because I think that kind of defeats the purpose. Anyway, I read this blog post recently (by a very well […]

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Orlagh Winters: Five Gift Ideas From Local Businesses

Orlagh Winters: Five Gift Ideas From Local Businesses

November 11, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

OK so I know that some of you don’t want to hear the “C” word but you are going to have to face up to it sooner rather than later, Christmas is on its way. Maybe the fact that I have been engrossed in Christmas decorations for the last two […]

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Entries Invited For Kerry Fashion Week Awards

Entries Invited For Kerry Fashion Week Awards

November 10, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

ENTRY is now open for the seventh annual ‘Kerry Fashion Week Irish Fashion Industry Awards’ in association with Image Magazine. Winner of the KFW15 ‘One to Watch’ will take part in commercial show-space for Irish Design 2015 during, ‘London Fashion Week’ next year. The seventh annual KFW will take place […]

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Sandra’s In Style At Top Hairdressing Awards

Sandra’s In Style At Top Hairdressing Awards

November 10, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

SANDRA O’SULLIVAN, a hairdresser with the Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty Group who have an outlet in Tralee, came second in top annual hairdressing awards. Sandra, came second in the ‘ALFAPARF Junior Category  Hairdresser Awards’ at a ceremony at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Dublin last week. “As a […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Discovering Green Angel Products

November 10, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

    GREEN Angel is an award-winning luxurious range of Irish skincare, hair care and bath care preparations, which are based on the fusion of Irish seaweed and natural essential oils. The duel energy blend of their unique qualities provides Green Angel Irish Skincare with a truly outstanding range. The company […]

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Amanda Griffin, Megan O'Connor, April O'Rourke and Michaela Kavanagh, Ballyduff at the 'Take Me Out' night in aid of Ballyduff Buds Family Resource Centre at Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Take Me Out’ Fundraiser In Ballyroe

November 9, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘Take Me Out’ fundraiser for the Ballyduff Buds Resource Centre was held at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. The organisers decided to try something new to help fund the vital service in the north Kerry village. “With all the cuts coming in, funding is essential so we said we’d […]

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Suzanne Sheehy, Linda Lowth and Margaret O'Connor at the 'Evening Of Style And Beauty' in aid of the Recovery Haven at CH Chemists on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Beauty Night For A Great Cause In CH Chemists

November 8, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

  A HUGE crowd turned out in CH Chemists on Friday night for a fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven. The ‘Evening Of Style And Beauty’ brought together the make-up expertise of Helen Lawlor Parker of the CH Lancome counter and Weardrobe’s Sandra Rusk for tips on the coming season. Continued below… […]

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Zoe’s World: What Happened To Living In The Now?

Zoe’s World: What Happened To Living In The Now?

November 5, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

  WHEN I come home from any event that I have ever attended with the philosophy of writing a blogpost on it, I am one of many that has to run to the laptop rushing to be the first to tell people about it. Rushing to jump into that short […]

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Orlagh Winters: Children Should Be Allowed Be Children

Orlagh Winters: Children Should Be Allowed Be Children

November 4, 2014 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

SO there is no doubting that Romeo Beckham is one handsome little dude. It is hardly surprising that he was chosen as the face for Burberry’s Christmas campaign. He has, as my mother would say, a great mix of both his parents. I wonder did he want to do the […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: My Encounter With The ‘Galway Player’

November 3, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

I HAVE taken to touring Ireland with Youngblood Ireland which is a mineral luxury cosmetic company. It is designed by Pauline Youngblood a lady from LA with a medical background. She believed that after procedures that there was not a make-up range that was gentle to the skin that also provided […]

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The Fanzini Brothers, Con Horgan, with kids promoting the National Circus Festival of Ireland.

The Circus Festival Is Coming To Town Next Month

October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

  FROM its humble beginnings as a juggling convention 12 years ago, The National Circus festival is now Ireland’s largest annual circus festival and takes place in Tralee from November 13 – 16. Details of this year’s line-up have just been announced and families from all over the country will […]

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Zoe’s World: The Real ‘F Word’

Zoe’s World: The Real ‘F Word’

October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am 1 comment

YEARS ago, when referring to a women’s body shape, people never really knew what to say when a woman wasn’t stick-thin. Unfortunately, this led to people being called Fat when they didn’t have the same figure as Kate Moss. Which was totally, 100% wrong. Women are all different shapes and […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: No Maybes, It’s Definitely Maybelline For Me!

October 29, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

I REALLY like Maybelline New York.  I feel it is a very price friendly range so it’s really easy and cost effective to try out new colours and trends. When thinking about this topic I realised that some of my favourite products of all time are by Maybelline. Here’s a little history of Maybelline (source […]

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Orlagh Winters: You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

Orlagh Winters: You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

October 28, 2014 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S Tuesday morning and I am back in Tralee after a long weekend in Italy and I am very glad to be home. Firstly, because no matter where I am in the world, there is nothing that beats waking up in your own bed. Secondly, I am delighted that I […]

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Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

October 22, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

I THINK that 21st century children and teens are often portrayed as the tech children. I think that is true, considering I am always the one to ask when the computer stops working or I am always the one to offer a magic solution when you need to change your phone […]

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Orlagh Winters: My Weakness For Handbags

Orlagh Winters: My Weakness For Handbags

October 21, 2014 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a weakness that overcomes me when I see a handbag I want. To say I become a woman possessed is an understatement. Apparently to some expert somewhere in the world, you can tell a lot about a girl by her choice of handbag. I am not quite sure […]

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PHOTOS: Glamorous Night Of Fashion At MS Fundraiser

PHOTOS: Glamorous Night Of Fashion At MS Fundraiser

October 20, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT was billed as ‘A Great Night of Fashion Fun and Music’ took place on Saturday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. All proceeds were in aid of the Tralee and West Kerry branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. “We’re delighted with the turnout and quite a lot of people supported […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Marc’s Master Tips Go Down A Storm

October 20, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

MARC Sinclair was a big hit in CH Chemist recently. Marc is one of Lancome’s elite makeup artists and is a big deal in the world of makeup. Marc was a professional ballet dancer before he trained as a makeup artist. He does makeup for the BAFTAs, London Fashion Week […]

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