Beauty&Fashion

Orlagh Winters: When Is The Government Going To Act On Our Mental Health Crisis?

Orlagh Winters: When Is The Government Going To Act On Our Mental Health Crisis?

November 22, 2016 at 10:09 am 0 comments

YESTERDAY I read a tweet from a man who I hugely admire as he has spoken candidly about his battle with depression and written some heartbreaking pieces about his own mental health and suicidal thoughts. Conor tweeted a frightening statistic, that in a 16 day period in Cork, 16 people […]

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Christina O'Carroll, Emma O'Gorman and Sinead Hilliard meet Santa while queuing for the CH Chemists Customer Night on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Queue For Bargains As CH Puts On Customer Night

November 19, 2016 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

BY 5.45pm the queue was down to Heatons. That’ll tell you the popularity of CH Chemists Customer Night held on Friday. Luckily the weather held off and people were in good spirits for the event which really kicks off the Christmas shopping frenzy. There was discounts galore on the night all over the store […]

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Saoirse O'Rourke, Jolene Buckley, Ewelina Olechowska and Ciara Curtin at the fashion show in aid of St Vincent de Paul at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style On And Off The Runway At SVP Fashion Show (Part 2)

November 18, 2016 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

THE IT Tralee students showed there are some great bargains to be got at St Vincent de Paul shops when they put on a fashion show last night. The charity event featured only clothes available from SVP shops and drew a good crowd to the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There was […]

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Danielle Mahon, Mary O'Donnell, Maeve Rogers, Anna Keogh and Catherine Vodden at the Shiseido Night at CH Chemists on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Beauty Blogger Proves A Big Draw At CH Event

November 17, 2016 at 9:50 am 0 comments

EXTRA chairs had to be produced to accommodate the number ladies who turned up for a special Shiseido special make-up and skincare event upstairs at CH Chemists last night. Award-winning make-up artist and blogger Danielle Mahon proved a big attraction, as did well known beauty expert, Mary O’Donnell who was MC for the […]

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TraleeToday.ie Columnist Wins European Web Award

TraleeToday.ie Columnist Wins European Web Award

November 17, 2016 at 9:39 am 0 comments

A LOCAL student and TraleeToday.ie columnist has won an award at the prestigious .eu Web Awards for her website. Founder of teentimes.eu, Zoe O’Connor, is a leaving certificate student in Brookfield College in Tralee, a well known blogger and YouTuber and also writes a weekly column for TraleeToday.ie. Continued below… Teentimes.eu […]

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Hundreds Expected To Snap Up Bargains At CH Customer Night

Hundreds Expected To Snap Up Bargains At CH Customer Night

November 16, 2016 at 1:01 pm 1 comment

HUNDREDS of people are expected to turn up for the CH Chemists Customer Night this Friday signalling the real start to the shopping season. The annual event is always a huge hit, with customers from near and far converging on the Tralee institution. There is going to be great discounts on the night […]

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Beauty Experts To Give Tips At CH Shiseido Night

Beauty Experts To Give Tips At CH Shiseido Night

November 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

LADIES are in for a treat this Wednesday when two beauty experts combine for a Shiseido special make-up and skincare event at CH Chemists. Special guest on the night is award-winning make-up artist and blogger Danielle Mahon who will be giving beauty tips to ladies at an event sure to brighten up […]

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Fashion Store Hosts Event To Raise Funds For Chemotherapy Chairs At UHK

Fashion Store Hosts Event To Raise Funds For Chemotherapy Chairs At UHK

November 11, 2016 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

THE Paco fashion store at the Mall was a hive of activity this morning for a charity event in aid of a great cause. There were fashion shows, scones, cakes, teas and coffee served to customers who gave generously throughout the morning and early afternoon. “We’re trying to raise €20,000 to buy 10 new chemotherapy chairs […]

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Zoe O Connor, who is a finalist in the .eu Web Awards 2016

Zoe’s World: My Absolute Terror Waking Up To Trump’s World

November 10, 2016 at 12:18 pm 2 comments

PEOPLE may forever mark the 9th of November 2016 as the day that the world changed. However, maybe we should accept the fact that the world had already changed and it has just taken this bombshell for us to realise it. The world is divided and we didn’t even see it […]

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Fundraising Co-ordinator with ADAPT, Helena Slattery (left) and Louise Herbert from the shop (right) with models Brenda Litchfield, Kathy Hughes and Aine Wall looking forward to the Fashion Show. Photo by Dermot Crean

Super Fashion Event For A Great Cause At ADAPT

November 9, 2016 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

THE ADAPT shop on Matt Talbot Road will be the venue for a special fundraising fashion show later this month. Helena Slattery – manager of the shop which raises funds for the ADAPT Kerry Women’s Refuge Centre on the Killeen Road – said she is really looking forward to the event on Friday, […]

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PHOTOS: More Style From The Aughacasla NS Fashion Show At The Rose Hotel (Part 2)

PHOTOS: More Style From The Aughacasla NS Fashion Show At The Rose Hotel (Part 2)

November 6, 2016 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

THERE was incredible style on and off the catwalk at the Aughacasla NS Fashion Show fundraiser on Friday night in The Rose Hotel. Co-MC’d by RTE comedy star, Bernard O’Shea and Tralee fashion designer Rebekah Wall, it was a fantastic night of entertainment in aid of the west Kerry school with […]

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IT Tralee Students To Model At Fundraising Fashion Show For SVP

IT Tralee Students To Model At Fundraising Fashion Show For SVP

November 5, 2016 at 11:01 am 0 comments

THE students from IT Tralee will be strutting their stuff in Ballyroe Heights Hotel later this month at a special fundraising fashion show at Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The show, which takes place on Thursday, November 17 at 7.30pm, is organised by the IT Tralee St. Vincent De Paul Society and is in aid […]

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Co-MC for the evening, RTE star Bernard O'Shea, with Ailbhe Keogan, Aine O'Dwyer, Liz Moore, Caroline Hayes, Jennifer Barry, Catherine Keane and Susan Keane at the Aughacasla NS Fashion Show at the Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: RTE Star Entertains At School’s Fashion Show Fundraiser (Part 1)

November 5, 2016 at 10:58 am 0 comments

THEY came from the west to pack out the Lee Suite in The Rose Hotel last night, for a highly entertaining fashion show in aid of Aughacasla NS. The special guest MC was Bernard O’Shea from RTE’s ‘Bridget And Eamon’ and ‘Republic of Telly’ comedy shows, who has ties to […]

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Ladies from Billy Nolan's and Hissers Jewellers, Amy Conway, Ciara Nolan, Louise Nolan and Trish Breen at the 'Think Pink, Think Positive' event at Benners Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Night Of Fun And Fashion At Benners

October 28, 2016 at 11:33 am 0 comments

FORMER Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh was one of the guest speakers at an evening of fashion, fun and awareness in Benners Hotel on Thursday night. ‘Think Pink, Think Positive’, in aid of Breast Cancer Research, was an evening for ladies, by ladies with some inspirational speakers, including Daily Diva Diary founder Helen Quealy-Murphy and […]

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At the launch in Ballyroe Heights Hotel of the annual Connect Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon in support of Recovery Haven were Orlagh Winters (MC), Margaret Kissane (Organiser and Editor of Connect Kerry) and Orla Diffily (PR & Fashion Stylist, who will judge the Best Dressed Lady. The lunch is on Sunday 27th of November in Ballyroe Heights Hotel from 12.30pm. Tickets €50 direct from reception of Ballyroe Heights Hotel or by calling 086 2408237

Ladies Lunch And Fashion Show To Aid Recovery Haven

October 27, 2016 at 11:50 am 0 comments

THE 4th annual Connect Ladies Lunch & Fashion Afternoon was officially launched this week at a photo-call in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. In support of Recovery Haven Cancer Support House in Tralee, the Connect Lunch on Sunday, November 27, will begin the Christmas season in style with a champagne reception, 4 course luncheon […]

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Noreen and Martin Brosnan, Helen O'Neill McAuliffe and Bernie McAuliffe at the Pieta House Masquerade Ball in The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Masquerade Ball For Pieta House

October 23, 2016 at 11:53 am 0 comments

LAST night saw 125 people gathered at The Rose Hotel on Friday night for a special fundraiser for a great cause. The inaugural Pieta House Masquerade Ball was a big success with guests making a big effort for the €100-a-head black-tie affair. As we reported yesterday, loads of money was raised from […]

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Brid McElligott Rusk, Sandra Rusk, Anne Looney and Mary McCaffrey at the Pieta House Masquerade Ball in The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Night Of Style At Masquerade Ball Fundraiser

October 22, 2016 at 9:31 am 0 comments

THERE was amazing style at the Rose Hotel on Friday for the inaugural Pieta House Masquerade Ball. Around 125 guests enjoyed the glamorous €100-a-head black-tie affair and they made the effort with everyone wearing masks on the night. Mary Stapleton-Foley of the HR Suite was head of the organising committee for the […]

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Great Night Of Fashion And Fun Coming To Benners

Great Night Of Fashion And Fun Coming To Benners

October 22, 2016 at 9:27 am 0 comments

AN evening of fashion, fun and awareness will take place this coming Thursday in Benners Hotel, Tralee, for a great cause. The event, “Think Pink, Think Positive”, in aid of Breast Cancer Research is an evening for ladies, by ladies with some inspiration. Guest speakers on the night include Maria Walsh and Daily […]

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Zoe O Connor, who is a finalist in the .eu Web Awards 2016

Zoe’s World: Don’t Be Flippant With People Suffering From Anxiety

October 19, 2016 at 10:12 am 0 comments

ANXIETY is a topic that I frequently discuss on this platform of mine; in the hope that it can help someone somewhere. I have been doing quite well lately, and because of that, it has kind of faded to the background of my topic list. Being replaced with generally more […]

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Catriona Meighan, Helen Leahy, Linda Lowth and Trish O'Flaherty at the 'Look Good, Feel Good' charity fashion event at The Ashe Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Look And Feel Good At Charity Fashion Event

October 13, 2016 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

THERE was a great turnout in The Ashe Hotel on Wednesday night for a fabulous night of fun and fashion, all in aid of Recovery Haven. Ladies arriving at the ‘Look Good, Feel Good’ event were greeted with a cocktail before feasting their eyes on fashions from Effigy and Wardrobe boutiques. Continued […]

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Michael Fassbender with Tracey Coyne, Caroline Hennigan, Hollywood Actor Alicia Vikander, Marie Chawke and Niamh O'Shea,  at the Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce, Gala black-tie ball, at the Europe Hotel and Resort, Killarney, to honour Killarney Man and Hollywood Actor, Michael Fassbender, following his induction into the Order of Innisfallen, at Muckross House, for his outstanding achievements in the film industry.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: The Glamour Of The Gala Ball For Michael Fassbender

October 9, 2016 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

HOLLYWOOD superstar Michael Fassbender was honoured in Killarney on Friday evening with the greatest accolade the town he grew up in can bestow. He was inducted into the Order of Innisfallen in recognition of his remarkable achievements in the film industry which has seen him nominated for Academy Awards, Golden Globes and […]

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Zoe’s World: You Can’t Control How People Define You

Zoe’s World: You Can’t Control How People Define You

October 5, 2016 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

WHEN you were born, your parents gave you a name. Something that you will be known as for the rest of your life. However, although this may be your official title, as you go through life a little tagline or slogan usually gets added on. This is what people consider to […]

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Zoe’s World: The End Of The ‘Brangelina’ Fairytale

Zoe’s World: The End Of The ‘Brangelina’ Fairytale

September 21, 2016 at 11:05 am 1 comment

WHEN writing my column every week, I tend to look to the news headlines to give me some inspiration to write about a relevant topic. Instead of seeing my newsfeed spattered with the usual news articles (which I often cite as depressing) – I saw something even more tragic. Angelina and […]

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Aoife O'Carroll, Kilmoyley, Katelyn Doyle, Ballyduff, Aoife Mahony, Kilflynn, Kristin Curran and Marianne Nolan, Kilflynn, at the McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Last Of Our Ladies Day In Listowel Coverage

September 18, 2016 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by the Dingle Skellig Hotel IT’S all over now for another year and you can be sure they’re already looking to organising the 2017 racing festival over in Listowel. The highlight for many is Ladies Day and […]

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PHOTOS: More Of The Amazing Fashion On Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 3)

PHOTOS: More Of The Amazing Fashion On Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 3)

September 18, 2016 at 9:57 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by the Dingle Skellig Hotel WE’VE brought you some serious style from the Honda McElligott’s Ladies Day at Listowel Races already (click here and here for previous coverage), but there’s a plenty more where that came from. Organisers say 29,278 people […]

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PHOTOS: Glamour At Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Glamour At Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 2)

September 17, 2016 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by the Dingle Skellig Hotel IT’S a day when the stylish ladies of Kerry and beyond, converge on Listowel for an afternoon of style and socialising. Ladies Day is not just a fashion extravaganza – it […]

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Tralee Ladies Going For Miss Ireland Title Next Week

Tralee Ladies Going For Miss Ireland Title Next Week

September 17, 2016 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

TWO Tralee students will head to Dublin next week to take part in the Miss Ireland pageant. Bláthín Griffin and Shannon Lonergan both took part in the Miss Kerry pageant back in March and finished first and second runner up respectively to the winner, Niamh Enright from Listowel. Now all three are […]

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PHOTOS: A Day Of Amazing Style At Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 1)

PHOTOS: A Day Of Amazing Style At Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 1)

September 17, 2016 at 11:27 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by the Dingle Skellig Hotel THE rain stayed away and crowds flocked  to the Island on Friday for another day at the races in Listowel. It was a day for the ladies of course and around […]

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16-9-2016: Ashe Spillane from Tralee winner of the McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Young Racegoer at Listowel Races with  on Friday.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Louise Allen wins McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady at Listowel Races in a dress she bought on Ebay

The winner of the McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady at Listowel Races (Friday 16th of September) was Louise Allen from Co. Meath. Wearing a structured red cluster rose embellished dress with shoulder detail she purchased on e-bay and a red Carol Kennelly, headpiece, she was presented with a cheque for €3,000 by sponsor Patrick McElligott, MD, McElligotts Tralee. 1st runner up was Catherine Keane from Listowel, receiving €1,000 and, 2nd runner up was Jill Duggan from Killarney receiving €500. The winner of the Jazziest headpiece was Charlene Brosnan from Killarney and the winner of the Most Glamorous Young Racer was Ashe Spillane from Tralee. They both received €500 euro. The winner of the Most Stylish Selfie was Kinga Grunau f

PHOTOS: Tralee Ladies Win Prizes At Ladies Day In Listowel

September 16, 2016 at 7:51 pm 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by the Dingle Skellig Hotel A MEATH woman won the McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady at Listowel Races, but Tralee ladies were also to the fore in the fashion stakes. The winner was Louise Allen from […]

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Alison Lynch, Siobhan Nolan, Anita Barry, Catherine Twomey, Caoimhe Scannell and Lucille Fennell, Ballylongford, enjoying Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Good News If You’re Off To Ladies Day Tomorrow

September 15, 2016 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day will be brought to you by the Dingle Skellig Hotel RIGHT, don’t hold us accountable for this if things go awry, but it looks like Ladies Day tomorrow is going to be OK weatherwise. Upwards of 25,000 are expected at ‘the Island’ in Listowel tomorrow and while Met […]

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