Beauty&Fashion

Maree O'Connor, Maeve O'Connor, Labhaoise O'Connor, Sinead Joy, Denise O'Mahony, Breda O'Sullivan and Eileen Whelan of Paco at the Paco Coffee Morning/Fashion Show in aid of Inspired on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco’s Fundraiser Is An Inspiring Success

February 25, 2018 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet hosted a great coffee/fashion morning on Friday which raised €530 for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall  organised the event to raise funds for the Inspired group based at Friary Lane. Members of the group modelled fashions from the store and there was […]

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Maryanne McCarthy, Carmel Patton, Anne McGillycuddy, Emma Galvin, Maura Mason and Annemarie O'Flaherty at the University Hospital Kerry 'Sickly Come Dancing' night in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Event (Part 2)

February 25, 2018 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 700 people had a great time at the University Hospital Kerry ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ event in Ballygarry House last night. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous coverage)  Allan Morales and Hazel Reid were the judges winners and the public and audience winners were Chris Carmody/Joe Diggins […]

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The opening dance at the University Hospital Kerry 'Sickly Come Dancing' night in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fantastic Fun At UHK’s ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ (Part 1)

February 24, 2018 at 10:40 am 1 comment

YOU wouldn’t want to get sick last night, because it seemed like the entire medical community from University Hospital Kerry was in Ballygarry House Hotel! The occasion was the ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Contest, organised by the hospital’s social club, where 12 couples took to the floor to raise funds for the […]

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Still Time To Vote For Tralee’s Junk Kouture Entrants

Still Time To Vote For Tralee’s Junk Kouture Entrants

February 23, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE earlier this week we told you about Mercy Mounthawk’s entry in the Regional finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition (click here), there are three other entries from Tralee schools vying to win. Over in Presentation Secondary School, Edel Campion, Zainab Lawall and Niamh Rahilly created a […]

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Mounthawk Students Have Junk Fashion Down To A ‘Tea’

Mounthawk Students Have Junk Fashion Down To A ‘Tea’

February 21, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at Mercy Mounthawk are hoping a design inspired by their grannies sees them through to the Junk Kouture national finals. Transition Years Louise O’Sullivan from Gort na Gréine, Isabelle Crowe from Doon and Clodagh O’Sullivan from Leith are in the Regional Finals of the competition but they need public […]

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Noranne Scollard, Mary Ann Dennehy, Teresa Higgins-Walker, Suzanne O’Sullivan, Kitty Walsh & Kelly Robbins at the Lee Strand Annual Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee. Photo by Domnick Walsh

PHOTOS: A Night Of Awards And Style At Lee Strand Social

February 14, 2018 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 people attended the 55th year of the Lee Strand Annual Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee. The annual gathering attended by farmers, shareholders, staff and customers of Lee Strand was a wonderful social evening of fine dining, great music and dancing. On arrival guests were welcomed with […]

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Pamela Laird and Holly Carpenter (second and third from left) with CH staff Julie Cahill, Eilish Griffin and Ciara Cashman at the promotion event on Friday evening at CH Chemists. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holly And Pamela Bring Their Brands To CH Chemists

February 11, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE ladies behind two well-known beauty brands came to Tralee on Friday evening and really enjoyed the hospitality at CH Chemists. Holly Carpenter and Pamela Laird are the creators of the LoveLift and Moxi Loves brands respectively and were hugely impressed with their visit to CH to promote their products. […]

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Guests and speaker at the Sam McCauley Health and Wellbeing evening at the Manor West Hotel on Thursday. Front from left; Mary Byrne, Dr Mary McCaffrey and Dr Corinne Evans. Back from left; Dr Louis Keary of the Bon Secours Hospital, Clair McEvoy, Brian Kearney, Tracey Stack and Christine Foley all from Sam McCauley's. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Informative Evening At Women’s Health Event In Manor West Hotel

February 9, 2018 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was another large turnout for the Women’s Health And Well-Being event in the Manor West Hotel last night. The free event, organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists for the second year in a row, saw a number of speakers including former X-Factor contestant and Celebrity Operation Transformation participant, Mary Byrne and experts […]

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Mary Byrne Joins Line-Up Of Speakers At Free Health And Wellbeing Event

Mary Byrne Joins Line-Up Of Speakers At Free Health And Wellbeing Event

February 6, 2018 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A FORMER X-Factor contestant and Celebrity Operation Transformation participant has joined the line-up of speakers for an event in Tralee on Thursday night. Singer Mary Byrne will be at The Manor West Hotel appearing at a special free event on Women’s Health And Well-Being organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists. The […]

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Mary Brosnan, Jeanette Brosnan and Aifric Rice at Michelle Regazolli Stone's Make-up Masterclass at CH Chemists on Saturday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Ladies Get Top Tips At CH’s First Make-Up Masterclass Of The Year

February 4, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

MRS Make-Up herself, Michelle Regazzoli Stone, came to CH Chemists on Saturday to share her top tips on how to achieve a seamless look. Fresh from her success at the Xposé Benefit Awards during the week, Michelle shared all her favourite items from the famous Revlon brand. With over eleven […]

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Tralee Businesses Win At Irish Wedding Awards 2018

Tralee Businesses Win At Irish Wedding Awards 2018

January 29, 2018 at 9:54 am 1 comment

TRALEE businesses were among the winners at the Irish Wedding Awards 2018 which took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin last night. The awards, organised by Creative Oceanic, celebrate the hard work of the best professionals and establishments in the Irish wedding industry. Thousands of nominations were received […]

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Zoe O'Carroll, Sarah Thornton, Maureen McCarthy and Kayleigh Murphy of Brush N Blush, at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nominations Sought For Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards

January 28, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to nominate people and businesses for the 2nd Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards will take place at The  Rose Hotel on Sunday, March 11. Organized by Margaret Kissane Publisher and Editor of Connect Magazine, the awards will both celebrate and recognize the enormous talent and success […]

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Experts To Speak At Free Women’s Healthcare Event In Manor West Hotel

Experts To Speak At Free Women’s Healthcare Event In Manor West Hotel

January 19, 2018 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Manor West Hotel will be the venue for a special free event next month on Women’s Health And Well-Being organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists. The event on Thursday, February 8 at 7.15pm, applies to women of all ages and speakers include  Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist), Dr Louis Keary […]

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A Fabulous Start To February At CH With Mrs Make-Up’s Masterclass

A Fabulous Start To February At CH With Mrs Make-Up’s Masterclass

January 18, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE January blues have set in and the miserable weather isn’t helping things as the Christmas party season seems a distant memory. However, ladies have something to look forward to at the start of February with the first make-up masterclass of 2018 at CH Chemists in The Mall. Mrs Make-Up […]

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Liam Boyle (centre) with sons Aidan, Kenneth, Colm, Mikey, Padraig and Liam at the Ballyduff GAA Club Victory Social at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyduff GAA Celebrates In Style At Victory Social In The Rose Hotel

January 14, 2018 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S been a very good year for Ballyduff GAA. The men from north Kerry claimed their 25th Kerry SHC title in October when they beat Lixnaw at the second time of asking, thus moving ahead of great rivals Kilmoyley in the county’s pecking order. It’s a cause for celebration […]

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Don O’Neill’s Designs Worn On Golden Globes Red Carpet

Don O’Neill’s Designs Worn On Golden Globes Red Carpet

January 9, 2018 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE movie awards season has arrived and that means a focus on the Red Carpet for fashion fans. As usual there’s a Kerry interest thanks to Ballyheigue native, Don O’Neill, who saw his THEIA designs worn by celebrities at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. THEIA gowns were worn by […]

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Marian Teahan, Bláthín Griffin, Denise McKenzie and Kinga Grunau at the CH Chemists Christmasn Party in The Imperial Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Belated Christmas Party For CH Chemists Staff

January 8, 2018 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE most other businesses and organisations were out partying in December, the staff at CH Chemists were flat out taking care of customers for Christmas. Saturday night then was a chance to reward the staff with a fun Christmas party in The Imperial Hotel. There was cocktails, food, fun and, […]

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Front from left; Deirdre O'Connor, Karena Slattery, Aisling Sheehan and Teresa Horgan. Back from left; Olivia O'Shea, Catriona Ni Dhomhnall, Gemma O'Connell, Ciara Curtin and Ciara Rogers celebrating Women's Christmas in Benner's Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Women’s Christmas Celebrated All Over Town

January 7, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE final fling of the festive season took place last night as ladies hit the town for Women’s Christmas. Traditionally signalling the end of Christmas, the hotels and restaurants were packed out all over town as families and groups of friends enjoyed a night out. We travelled around to Kirby’s […]

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Sarah Benner, Barbara Higgins, Jacqueline Higgins and Laura Burke at Rebecca Shortt's 'Beautiful Favourites' Skincare and Make-Up Demo in Benner's Hotel on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rebecca Shares Her ‘Beautiful Favourites’ In Benner’s

January 7, 2018 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL make-up artist held a skincare and make-up event at Benner’s Hotel on Saturday evening. There was a great turnout for Rebecca Shortt’s ‘Beautiful Favourites’ event — sponsored by Blank Canvas Cosmetics — where guests enjoyed prosecco and canapés on arrival followed by make-up and skincare demos and the […]

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Shay Walsh, Hannah Lenihan, Lauren Griffin, Tom Houston, Niamh O'Sullivan and Shane McElligott at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 2)

January 6, 2018 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we brought coverage of the Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel (click here for previous photos). The style and glamour was only stunning at the event which drew around 300 teenagers. Here’s the second part of our photos taken at the start of the night…

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Katelyn Cashman, Seniz Kuccuk, Fiona O'Shea and Kasia Bella at the Mercy Mounthawk Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Mercy Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball (Part 1)

January 5, 2018 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

DEBS season in Tralee drew to a close last night when over 300 students partied at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. After CBS The Green and Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí held their debs over the past week, this time it was the turn of Mercy Mounthawk students to organise their ball. They certainly […]

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Femma Lynch, Mia Duggan and Tirna Brosnan at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students From Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Enjoy Debs Ball

January 3, 2018 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE wind howled and rain lashed the windows as Storm Eleanor came to town, but the students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí stayed dry and happy in Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night. Over 120 teenagers sat down for a meal followed by some great entertainment at the Debs Ball organised by the […]

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Finbarr and Mairead Canty and Kate and David Leen at The Rose Hotel's New Year's Eve Black-Tie Ball. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style At The Rose Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Ball

January 1, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the fireworks were kicking off in the town centre, over 65 people were arriving in The Rose Hotel for a swish night out to welcome 2018. While many hotels used to host New Year’s Eve balls in the past, The Rose Hotel was the only place to hold a […]

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Graham Moriarty Flynn, Isabella Flamini, Andrea O'Callaghan and Daniel Sveda at the CBS The Green students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The CBS Students’ Debs Ball At Ballyroe

December 30, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from CBS The Green held their Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night and it was a glamorous affair. Around 130 teenagers sat down for a meal followed by a band and DJ and they were joined by some 100 more partygoers for the ‘afters’. We called […]

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Kristen McKenzie Vass, Erika Fox, Maureen McCarthy and Niamh Comerford at the opening of the new Brush N Blush Salon at Market Gate House on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Fashion Blogger Opens New Brush N Blush Salon

December 28, 2017 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TOP fashion and lifestyle blogger, Erika Fox, was in town on Wednesday to open Brush N Blush’s new salon which has created three new jobs. There was a big crowd of well-wishers at the event who enjoyed champagne and canapés to launch the second Blush N Brush from mother and […]

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Marie Baker, Laura Baker, Therese Diggins, Imelda McGarry and Edel O'Donoghue of Ballybeg Hair Salon enjoying their Christmas party at Benners Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Saturday Night Is Christmas Party Time Around Tralee

December 17, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

FROM hair salons to department stores, schoolteachers to sailing clubs, there was a lot of people enjoying themselves out on Saturday night. While there’s another weekend before Christmas, the lion’s share of parties have now taken place and some fun was had around town. We captured some of the atmosphere […]

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Louise Duffy To DJ In CH Chemists On Friday

Louise Duffy To DJ In CH Chemists On Friday

December 17, 2017 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

THAT’S one way to kick off the weekend. CH Chemists is renowned for its instore events and this Friday is no exception when they welcome Today FM’s Louise Duffy to the store. Louise, who is married to former Kerry GAA star and successful fashion designer Paul Galvin, will be DJing […]

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Anne O'Connor, Paula McElligott and Marian O'Toole at the Kerry ETB staff Christmas party in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time Around Tralee

December 16, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE restaurants, hotels and bars were hopping last night as Christmas parties were held all over town. Even though there’s another nine days to Christmas, most of the parties will be held by the end of this weekend so there’s a great atmosphere around town. We visited Kirby’s Brogue Inn, […]

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Margaret Healy, Claire Walsh, Hayley Evans, Tracy O'Shea and Anne Walsh at the Christmas Party Night at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Night At The Rose Hotel

December 11, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel was rocking on Saturday night as they hosted a special Christmas party night. Tesco in Manor West, Keane’s Supervalu Killorglin, Lee Strand and many more businesses and groups gathered for a mulled wine/champagne reception followed by a delicious meal and music til the wee hours. We were […]

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Ladies from House Of Glamour in Tralee enjoying their Christmas party at Benner's Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Town Is Packed With Christmas Party People

December 10, 2017 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE was rocking last night with people enjoying Christmas parties in pubs, hotels and restaurants all over the town. We were out and about in Kirby’s Brogue Inn, No.4 On The Square, The Ashe Hotel and Benner’s Hotel where people were enjoying themselves in some style. Scroll down for photos…

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