Beauty&Fashion

Stephanie Coffey, Ciara Cronin, Marie Dineen and Shannon O'Brien at the 'Faces By Grace' masterclass at CH Chemists on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Faces By Grace’ Is A Sellout Success In CH

March 26, 2018 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge turnout for a top beauty and lifestyle blogger who visited CH Chemists in Tralee on Saturday for a make-up masterclass. Around 120 ladies bought tickets to see Grace Mongey, a 29 year old mum of one from Tallaght who has become enormously popular through her ‘Faces […]

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Orla Diffily, Eileen Whelan, Therese O'Brien and Audrey Moran at the fundraiser in Paco on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco’s Fundraiser Raises Thousands To Buy Three Debrillators

March 24, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

THEY did it…and then some! Two ladies, Audrey Moran and Eileen Whelan, set out on a mission to raise enough money to buy two defibrillators and by Friday afternoon they had raised enough for three. “We’re overwhelmed by the response from the public over the past week,” said Eileen Whelan […]

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Two Tralee Businesses Make Image Beauty Awards Shortlist

Two Tralee Businesses Make Image Beauty Awards Shortlist

March 22, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee businesses have made the shortlist in the prestigious Image Magazine Business Of Beauty Awards. Nádúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel and Expose Beauty Lounge, Tralee are both in the shortlist for the awards which take place next month. Nádúr Spa is in the Best Spa category while Expose […]

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Aoife Daly and Kayrena Dowling at the Kerins O'Rahillys 'Strictly Club Dancing' on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From Kerins O’Rahillys ‘Strictly’ Night (Part 2)

March 18, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a memorable night for Kerins O’Rahillys as they held their second ‘Strictly Club Dancing’ event on Friday in The Brandon Hotel. Around 1,000 tickets were sold and unsurprisingly, many if them came dressed to impress on the night. Here’s some of the style from the night and more […]

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Simon Lorne, Olivera Ivkovic, Liridona Bunjaku and Elsa Cenaj at the IT Tralee Students Unio Ball on Wednesday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The IT Tralee Students Union Ball

March 15, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the nurses and agri studies students had their fun last week, this time it was the occasion of the IT Tralee Students Union Ball to bring the glamour to Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Over 150 students and staff members from IT Tralee enjoyed a meal and entertainment from No Direction […]

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Lucia Murphy, Kellie Houlihan, Tina O'Connor, Andrea Moriarty and Mags Sugrue of Aspire Hair Solutions at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards in The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Connect Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 2)

March 12, 2018 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we told you who won what and showed you some of the style at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel (click here for previous coverage). A capacity crowd of 275 guests had a wonderful day (and night) and there was some serious glamour to […]

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Stephanie Kerins, Emma McElligott, Leanne Walsh, Andrea Kerins and Tara O'Sullivan of Boutique at Ballyroe at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards in The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Connect Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 1)

March 12, 2018 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a staggering amount of style and glamour in The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the second annual Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards. A sellout crowd of 275 guests enjoyed a fantastic afternoon, evening and night of food, fun and awards at an event which has already become […]

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Louise McGillycuddy, Noreen O'Sullivan, Emily Fitzpatrick and Aoife O'Shea at the IT Tralee Nursing and Agri Students Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyroe Rocks For The ITT Students’ Nursing And Agri Studies Ball

March 10, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 students from the IT Tralee put on their gladrags last night for the Nursing and Agricultural Studies Ball. Taking place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, the students were dressed to impress for this annual event and enjoyed a four course meal followed by entertainment from ‘Hell For Leather’ and  a […]

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Jewellery, Cosmetics And Dining Out — Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

Jewellery, Cosmetics And Dining Out — Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

March 8, 2018 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Time is running out to get that wonderful gift for mammy, so if you’re stuck for ideas have a look here… 1. CH has it all… CH Tralee have suggested some great gifts that mom would love on Sunday. First up is the Lancome La Vie est Belle EDP 50ml […]

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Grace Mongey (Faces By Grace).

Top Make-Up And Lifestyle Blogger For CH Masterclass

March 7, 2018 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

A TOP beauty blogger will visit CH Chemists in Tralee later this month for a make-up masterclass. Grace Mongey is a 29 year old mum of one from Tallaght who has become enormously popular through her Faces By Grace blog on social media. She has over 75,000 likes for her […]

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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

Hundreds To Attend Connect Hair And Beauty Awards

March 6, 2018 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is a huge crowd expected this Sunday in The Rose Hotel for the second annual Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards 2018. Organised by Margaret Kissane, publisher of Connect Magazine, the Awards will both celebrate and recognize the enormous talent and success of the hair and beauty industry in […]

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Roger Harty: Breath Meditation

Roger Harty: Breath Meditation

March 4, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

IT is often said “you don’t know what’s around the corner” and that is true for most things…most things with the exception of the breath. You see the breath is always available, as long as we are alive it is constantly at hand. In fact the first thing that a […]

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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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