Health&Fitness

Taking off in the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kids Fun Cycle In Aid Of Ardfert School Rescheduled For This Sunday

September 20, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

WHILE adults took off on the annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle in aid of the local school two weeks ago, the planned kids cycle for September 10 had to be postponed. Well now the Kids’ Fun Cycle has been rescheduled for this Sunday, September 24. Registration from 10am to 10.45am and […]

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Join The Swimathon In Banna In Aid Of Enable Ireland Kerry

Join The Swimathon In Banna In Aid Of Enable Ireland Kerry

September 19, 2017 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

THE 5th Annual Enable Ireland Swimathon takes place on Sunday, October 1 at Banna Beach Hotel, Ardfert and organisers are looking for people to take part. This is a continuous swim over 8 hours from 10am – 6pm. Organiser Brid Brown says; “There is no age limit and we welcome […]

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Roger Harty: Failure

Roger Harty: Failure

September 17, 2017 at 10:11 am 1 comment

THERE is no such thing as failure, The only real failure is the failure to try. Anytime we try something new, then it is almost inevitable and necessary that it is accompanied by a certain amount of failure, otherwise the statement ‘practice makes perfect’ wouldn’t exist. We see it so often […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Flu Vaccine And Who Should Get It

Dr Caitlin: The Flu Vaccine And Who Should Get It

September 16, 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on the flu vaccine and who should get it… Who is most at risk from flu? Anyone can get the flu but it is more severe in people aged 65 years and over and anyone with a chronic medical […]

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Lady Golfers Raise Funds For Recovery Haven

Lady Golfers Raise Funds For Recovery Haven

September 12, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven were delighted with a visit by two members of Tralee Golf Club on Friday as they brought something special with them. The Lady Captain’s Charity Day was held recently out in Barrow and raised €1,585 for the Cancer Support House which was accepted by volunteers on behalf of the facility, […]

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Dr Eamonn Shanahan.

Well-Known Kerry Doctor Shortlisted For National GP Award

September 12, 2017 at 11:21 am 3 comments

A WELL-KNOWN Kerry doctor has been shortlisted in a category in a National GP Awards. GPBuddy.ie, the online resource for GPs in Ireland, has announced details of the shortlisted nominees for this year’s GPBuddy National GP Awards and Dr Eamonn Shanahan (Farranfore Medical Centre, Farranfore) is shortlisted in the ‘GPs in […]

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A sea of colour during the charity Colour Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Wonderful Colour From Yesterday’s Charity Run (Part 2)

September 11, 2017 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY saw thousands of euro raised for a great cause from the Crumlin Colour Dash. As we told you earlier today (click here if you missed it), Micheál Dillon of Kinetic Health and Fitness organised the fantastic event from the Tralee Bay Wetlands with over 350 people taking part. We […]

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Dr Caitlin: Common Illnesses Passed On In The Playground

Dr Caitlin: Common Illnesses Passed On In The Playground

September 9, 2017 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on some common illnesses now that children are back at school… If your child’s off to school for the first time, you’re probably far more concerned about how they’ll settle in than whether they’ll be ill. But many common […]

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Dr Caitlin: Lupus

Dr Caitlin: Lupus

September 2, 2017 at 10:18 am 1 comment

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Lupus… What is Lupus? Lupus is the Latin for wolf, and the medical condition known as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (or SLE) takes its name from the fact that it can cause a facial rash, which crudely resembles the […]

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CH Chemists To Welcome Another Top Make-Up Artist Next Month

CH Chemists To Welcome Another Top Make-Up Artist Next Month

August 29, 2017 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE high-profile beauty bloggers/make-up artists continue to come to CH Chemists in the Mall and next month there’s another special event. A Real Techniques Makeup Masterclass with Jade Mullett Pro MUA takes place on Saturday, September 23 at 2pm. Tickets are €5 and are fully redeemable with Real Techniques purchases […]

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Dublin 27th August 2017
Bewley’s Employees Gear Up for Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice.
The Bewley’s cycle team, Charlie Scully, Joe Hann Davis, Mark Saunders – Brand Director at Bewley’s and Jason Doyle set off on a 500km cross country cycle to raise much needed funds for Hospices nationwide as part of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s which takes place on Thursday 14th September. The cycle kicks off on the 1st September in a bid to rise €7,000 for local hospice care and finishes four days later in Dublin. 
For those interested in hosting a coffee morning to help raise funds for their local hospice, you can register at www.hospicecoffeemorning.com. Alternatively you can text COFFEE to 50300 to donate €4 to your local hospice.

Cyclists To Set Off On Fundraiser From New Palliative Care Unit

August 28, 2017 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Friday sees six Bewley’s employees set off from Tralee on a 500km cross country cycle to raise much needed funds for Hospices nationwide. It’s all part of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s which takes place on Thursday 14th September. The cycle kicks off on the September […]

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Roger Harty: We Are All Equal

Roger Harty: We Are All Equal

August 27, 2017 at 11:25 am 2 comments

If you look at this through human eyes I’m on a hiding to nothing here, as no matter what I say the subject of equality is always bound to evoke controversy. While I’m not trying to avoid controversy, I’m also not trying to provoke it. The thing about equality is […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Symptoms And Treatment Of Vaginal Dryness

Dr Caitlin: The Symptoms And Treatment Of Vaginal Dryness

August 26, 2017 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on vaginal dryness… It’s a problem that can affect any woman; although after the menopause it is very common, affecting over half of post-menopausal women. The symptoms may include dryness, discomfort during sex and urinary symptoms, but these can […]

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Poshey Completes Town2Town Challenge From Dundalk To Tralee For Charities

Poshey Completes Town2Town Challenge From Dundalk To Tralee For Charities

August 24, 2017 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has thanked everyone who donated to a marathon cycle he took part in last weekend in aid of three charities. Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne took part in the Town2Town Challenge, a three day event, raising money for Make A Wish Ireland, Friends of A & Donal Walsh #LiveLife. He […]

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NCBI To Hold Public Meeting For People Affected With Sight Loss

NCBI To Hold Public Meeting For People Affected With Sight Loss

August 23, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE National Council For The Blind Of Ireland (NCBI) is holding a public meeting in Tralee on September 6 in a bid to engage with people who are directly affected with sight loss. The meetings are being held to  focus attention on the difficulties people who are blind or vision impaired encounter […]

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Cycle Against Suicide Spinoff participants make their way down Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Powerful Event Spreads Cycle Against Suicide Message

August 22, 2017 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were over 100 cyclists taking part in the Cycle Against Suicide Spinoff on Saturday afternoon and the support of the local community both in Tralee and Ballyheigue was inspiring say organisers. The cyclists set off from Austin Stacks GAA Club in Connolly Park at around 2.30pm making their way […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Symptoms, Causes And Treatment Of Anaemia

Dr Caitlin: The Symptoms, Causes And Treatment Of Anaemia

August 19, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on anaemia… What is anaemia? Anaemia is a condition caused by a lack of red blood cells. It means that the body’s tissues and organs cannot get enough oxygen. Red blood cells are given their colour by a red […]

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Marie O'Carroll meets Sligo Rose Lisa Maloney and Arizona Rose Lauren Koll at the Palliative Care Unit of UHK on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Roses Pay A Visit To Palliative Care Unit

August 18, 2017 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… A NUMBER of Rose of Tralee contestants paid a visit to the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday morning. They met staff and patients to hear about the amazing work that […]

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NO REPRO FEE: Tuesday, 8 August 2017: The Irish Cancer Society will be joined by the National Women’s Council of Ireland, Children’s Rights Alliance, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, Union of Students in Ireland and many others to sign a Contract Against Cancer at the launch of a new HPV Vaccination Alliance. Pictured at the contract signing against Cancer and launch of new HPV Vaccination Alliance were fron left: Tanya Ward, Chief Executive Childrens Righta Alliance; Donal Buggy, Head of services and Advocacy, Irish Cancer Society; Niamh MurtaghNiamh Murtagh, Vice President for Welfare Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Orla O’ Connor, Director, National Womens Council of Ireland.  Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Dramatic Drop In Uptake Of HPV Vaccine In Kerry Girls

August 14, 2017 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a big fall in uptake of a life-saving cancer vaccine. The dramatic fall in the uptake of the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said. Kerry has seen one of the steepest drops in uptake of […]

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Roger Harty: Namaste

Roger Harty: Namaste

August 13, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT a beautiful word ‘Namaste’ is. I suppose that is part of the beauty, the fact that it is only a simple single word, yet it incorporates so much meaning to it. Certainly it is a prime example of the expression ‘the best goods come in small parcels’. Namaste is […]

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Dr Caitlin: A Guide To Safer Sex

Dr Caitlin: A Guide To Safer Sex

August 12, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on practising safer sex and avoiding STIs… “Safer sex” usually refers to having sex in a way which reduces your risks of catching a sexually transmitted infection. Although sex should be an enjoyable activity, it can put you at […]

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Participants at the start of the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ardfert Harvest Cycle Set To Be The Best Yet

August 11, 2017 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

  THE 4th annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle is  promises to reach even greater heights this year with a number of exciting additions. Held to raise funds for Ardfert NS, the leisure cycle with 2 routes, 32km and 70km, will provide a challenge for both the novice and experienced cyclist as they […]

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Participants in the Cycle Against Suicide make their way through town on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Involved In The Cycle Against Suicide Spinoff

August 11, 2017 at 10:19 am 1 comment

TRALEE people are being asked to support a fantastic event held during the Rose of Tralee Festival which spreads the message that “It’s OK not to feel OK; and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help”. On Saturday, August 19th, the community of Tralee will host a 50km cycle as part […]

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Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry Services accepts a cheque for €12,186 from Tommy Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tommy’s Pedal Power Gives Another Funding Boost To Enable Ireland Kerry

August 10, 2017 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A CYCLING dynamo from Ballyroe visited Enable Ireland Kerry at Oakview this morning to deliver another big cheque to the service. This year, Tommy Sheehy, originally from Castleisland, has raised a staggering €12,186 for Enable Ireland Kerry Services by undertaking a series of 8 hour spinning sessions throughout Kerry. To […]

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Dr Caitlin: Slapped Cheek Disease

Dr Caitlin: Slapped Cheek Disease

August 5, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Slapped Cheek Disease… Slapped cheek disease is normally a mild, short illness. However, the rash may appear to be quite dramatic. No treatment is usually needed. However, it can cause harm to an unborn baby, so women who are […]

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Roger Harty: Why ‘Now’ Works

Roger Harty: Why ‘Now’ Works

July 30, 2017 at 8:45 am 1 comment

WE know something is a truth because it works and it works because it is a truth. Living in the ‘Now’ works so therefore it is a truth but the question on the title above is ‘Why’ ? Again I have to ask the right question. Do you have a […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Tips For Potty Training

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Tips For Potty Training

July 29, 2017 at 9:24 am 1 comment

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on all things to do with potty training… Judging the right moment! Most parents, particularly those with a first child, spend many hours agonising over how they are going to teach the child acceptable toilet behaviour. When the child […]

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Open Arms Kerry Looks For Volunteers For New Office

Open Arms Kerry Looks For Volunteers For New Office

July 27, 2017 at 9:49 am 1 comment

THE Open Arms Kerry project, which aims to provide help for people with mental health issues, is looking for volunteers to man their new office when it opens in September. “It is one of our aims to set up a movement of people who will play a part in helping […]

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The cyclists gather at the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil Prepares To Saddle Up For Annual Cycle

July 26, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S become a very popular annual event at the Oakpark club and this year is set to be no different as Na Gaeil prepares for its annual fundraising cycle. Over 100 cyclists took to the road last year and on Saturday, August 26, the club is hoping as many people […]

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REPRO FREE – RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars winner and former Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony, will set the catwalk alight in the Festival Dome next month as the special guest at this year’s Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday 20th August. The Rose of Tralee Fashion Show, which was launched at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee, will feature all the top boutiques and stores from the Munster region, including top Irish milliners. Pictured were … Laura Guilfoyle - Pamela Scott Tralee
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Top Fashions And Amazing Prizes At Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show

July 25, 2017 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars winner and former Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony, will set the catwalk alight in the Festival Dome next month as the special guest at this year’s Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday, August 20. But you’ll have to be there on the night to find out […]

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