Health&Fitness

Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

November 19, 2018 at 10:14 am 0 comments

A FREE event aimed at older people will take place at Tralee Library this week. “Eat Well, Age Well – Healthy Eating for Older People” is a talk by Niamh O’Connor, Dietician and Nutrition Consultant and takes place this Thursday morning at 11am. Topics will include : what does a […]

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Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

November 18, 2018 at 11:10 am 0 comments

ABOUT 14 years ago when I was troubled with issues of ‘the mind’, I set out on a quest to solve these issues. I came to the conclusion that if my mind could make me sick, then my mind could also make me better. As a result of this quest […]

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Join The Parkrun Family For Their 200th Celebrations

Join The Parkrun Family For Their 200th Celebrations

November 15, 2018 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

NEXT Saturday sees another milestone reached in the history of Parkrun in Tralee. It will be the 200th Parkrun since it began in the Town Park back in January 2015. Since then it has become a fantastic weekly 5k event with hundreds availing of the fantastic facility that is our […]

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Special guest Pamela Flood will join host Deirdre Walsh at the Talkabout Christmas Tea Party on Sunday November 18.

Radio Kerry Invites Ladies To The ‘Talkabout Tea Party’

November 8, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Christmas Tea Party’ has been announced for Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday, November 18 with special guest, TV star Pamela Flood. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event is ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women in their […]

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Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

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

AS a general rule, the main ingredient of a cake is flour and without it you have no cake. Like any good rule there is always an exception and the one that comes to mind is Victoria Beckham who recently celebrated her birthday with a ‘Melon Cake’! A ‘Melon Cake’ […]

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Cheerleading fun at Presentation. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Loads Of Activities Give A Sense Of ‘Wellbeing’ At Presentation

October 31, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S been plenty of activity at Presentation Secondary School Tralee lately, as the junior cycle pupils get into the new subject of ‘Wellbeing’. In the first term of school, the PE Department has always organised outdoor trips for new groupings where well established community links are utilised. Pupils in 2nd, […]

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Participants take off on the Santa 5k Fun Run from the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Join The Hundreds Of People At The Santa 5k Run Fundraiser

October 30, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S pretty much a Christmas tradition at this stage. This year’s Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will take place on Sunday, December 16 at 11am from the Tralee Bay Wetlands and once again, runners, joggers, walkers, cyclists and pets alike are welcome to take part. It’s very much a community […]

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Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

I FIRST came across this idea about 12 years ago in a book called ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle (over 33 million copies sold!). In the book Eckhart says that we have no problems in life. To this day I can still remember the page I read it […]

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Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

October 22, 2018 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE local branch of the Irish Red Cross is getting on board with an initiative to get people moving, more healthy and also to bring the community together. The Healthy Steps active lifestyle programme was developed to address health issues and promote social inclusion in communities around Ireland. The service […]

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Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

October 21, 2018 at 9:37 am 2 comments

A FEW weeks ago I was out for a meal with a few friends. All was going great until I noticed a large red wine stain on my shirt. Now it was early in the evening and I had no intention of going home to change until suddenly I remembered […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey

Scotia Clinic To Host Fertility Information Evening For Couples

October 18, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Scotia Clinic, in conjunction with Sims IVF Cork, are hosting an information evening for couples undergoing, or about to start, fertility treatments in the Brehon Hotel, Killarney on this Friday, October 19 at 7.30pm. Approximately 1: 6 couples experience difficulties in becoming pregnant. The process of deciding on what […]

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Roger Harty: Back To Basics

Roger Harty: Back To Basics

October 14, 2018 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

PEOPLE who know me will know that I often talk about the basic pillars that are required for good health, be it mental health or otherwise. On that subject I believe that our mental health and general health go hand in hand i.e. you can’t have one without the other. […]

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Majella Duignan of Nutrifit with Marisa Reidy and Carol Barry of Recovery Haven launching the coffee morning and information session which takes place later this month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nutrifit For Women Pulls Out All The Stops For Local Cancer Charity

October 11, 2018 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED women’s health and fitness business is doing its bit to help promote breast cancer awareness month this October by teaming up with local cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. Nutrifit for Women, which provides a workout programme and nutritional advice to women of all ages, is dedicating the […]

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Maria Maher and Majella Duignan of Nutrifit for Women at the Horan's Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Crowds At Horan’s Healthstores Health And Wellness Fest

October 7, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a massive turnout yesterday at the Horan’s Healthstore’s Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel. And the event continues today. Nutritionist Kevin Beasley will be with members of the Kerry team for a panel session at 3.30pm in the board room. World renowned nutritionist Patrick Holford is […]

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Roger Harty: Reshaping Fear

Roger Harty: Reshaping Fear

October 7, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT acronym for the word FEAR is; False Expectations Appearing Real The reason for this is that in truth most of our fears aren’t real. They’re in our imagination and when we face them (i.e. put them to the test) we find that they really and truly weren’t real […]

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Marketing Officer with Recovery Haven Marisa Reidy surrounded by well known Radio Kerry presenters John Drummey, Jerry O'Sullivan, Brendan Fuller and Andrew Morrissey who have signed up for the Recovery Haven Movember Challenge. Photo by Dermot Crean

Radio Kerry Stars To Take Part In ‘Movember Challenge’

October 5, 2018 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THEIR voices are already renowned around the county of Kerry, but now it’s the appearance of four Radio Kerry presenters that will come under the spotlight after they signed up to take part in Recovery Haven Kerry’s ‘100 Men/€100 Movember Challenge.’ Big-hearted radio stars Brendan Fuller, Andre Morrissey, Jerry O’Sullivan […]

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James Pembroke and Brian Hurley who made 'Living With Lyme Disease'.

Kerry Filmmakers’ Documentary On Lyme Disease On RTE ONE Next Week

September 27, 2018 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A DOCUMENTARY made by Kerry filmmakers will broadcast next week on RTE ONE. ‘Living with Lyme Disease’, presented by Kerry native Brian Hurley and co-produced by James and David Pembroke from Currow will be broadcast on Thursday, October 4 at 10.15pm. The programme examines how a tiny tick bite can […]

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Fantastic Line-Up Of Speakers For Horan’s Healthstores Health & Wellness Fest

Fantastic Line-Up Of Speakers For Horan’s Healthstores Health & Wellness Fest

September 27, 2018 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores are delighted to announce that they will be holding their premiere Health & Wellness Fest on Saturday the 6th & Sunday the 7th of October at Manor West Hotel Tralee from 10am until 6pm each day. Horan’s Healthstores currently have 14 Health stores in the Munster region.  “Having […]

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Pictured today 26th Sept 2018 at John Mitchell's GAA Club were senior citizens from various active retirement groups including Castlegregory, Camp, Ballymacelligott, Ballyheigue, Killorglin and Tralee who were taking part in Age & Opportunity's Go for Life Programme which is teaming up with Sport Ireland and groups across the country to celebrate the 2018 European Week of Sport and Physical Activity which takes place across the country from 22nd-30th September 2018. Pic: Pauline Dennigan.

PHOTOS: Ladies Get Active At ‘Go For Life’ Event In John Mitchels GAA Complex

September 26, 2018 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week Age & Opportunity’s Go for Life Programme teamed up with Sport Ireland and groups across the country to celebrate the 2018 European Week of Sport and Physical Activity,  which takes place across the country from September 22-30. The aim of EWOS is to promote sport and physical activity […]

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Pictured from left; Leanne McCarthy, Tralee with Siobhan Johnston from Volunteer Kerry at the Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park's "Wellness on Your Doorstep" exhibition on Saturday, Sept 22nd which provided information to the local community about organisations, clubs and services which are right on Tralee's doorstep. Local organisations spoke to the public on topics such as wellness, health, fitness and education, as well as ways to get involved and give something back to their local community. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

PHOTOS: ‘Wellness On Your Doorstep’ Exhibition Takes Place In Manor

September 24, 2018 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park opened its doors to organisations, clubs and community services on Saturday for its annual ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ exhibition. There was a wide range of information stands where the public can chat to representatives from various organisations on topics such as wellness, health, […]

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A Weeklong Event In Kerry To Get People Walking

A Weeklong Event In Kerry To Get People Walking

September 19, 2018 at 12:22 pm 1 comment

‘LET’S Get Kerry Walking the Distance Week’ will take place from September 24-30 and communities all over Kerry will be donning their walking shoes in an effort to get more active. Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership invites everyone to participate in this, Kerry’s first ever countywide walking event which is a great […]

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Kerry Badminton Looking For New People To Take Up Sport

Kerry Badminton Looking For New People To Take Up Sport

September 18, 2018 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

By Junior Griffin With the Listowel Races over for another year, the long nights are closing in very fast and many people will be looking for a sporting pastime of some nature in order to pass away those long winter nights. Are you one of those people? Why not consider […]

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The launch of Health and Wellbeing Week.

Loads Of Events In Tralee For Kerry’s First Health And Wellbeing Week

September 18, 2018 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

DOZENS of free events including workshops, seminars, coffee mornings, film screenings and sports events will form part of the first ever Health and Wellbeing Week in Kerry, which is being organised by the HSE and Kerry County Council. The week will coincide with World Mental Health Day and runs from […]

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An Tochar Education Centre in Causeway.

Causeway Macra To Hold 5k/10k Fun Run In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

September 18, 2018 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

CAUSEWAY Macra is hosting a 5K/10K Fun Run in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry taking place from An Tochar Adult Education Centre, Causeway on Sunday, September 30. On the day, registration will take place from 11am, with the run starting at 12 Noon Sharp. The cost is €10 per person […]

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Repro Free 20.8.17 Kilarney Dawn Milk Ladies Day 2017 .  Killarney Ladies Day judge Aidan O'Mahony with his wife Denise Healy .
Pictures from Ladies Day Killarney Races Killarney Co Kerry . 


Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ieTralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site :  www.dwalshphoto.ie

Fun, Fashion, Music And More At Ladies Lunch In The Rose Hotel

September 18, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something fun to look forward to next month for ladies out there. An afternoon of fun, fashion, music, health and lifestyle tips will be had at a ladies lunch in the Rose Hotel, Tralee on Sunday, October 7 all to raise funds for the development of the Ballymacelligott GAA Ladies Club. […]

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Youngsters at the Ardfert Kids Cycle from Ardfert NS on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Lovely Day For A Cycle At Ardfert NS

September 17, 2018 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather stayed fine on Sunday afternoon for the annual Ardfert Kids Cycle with over 60 people taking part. They gathered at Ardfert National School before noon with music and refreshments laid on by the organisers and a great community atmosphere evident. Principal Betty Stack waved the red flag to […]

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Teachers Karen Tobin and Helen Kelliher with students launching the CBS The Green 5k/3k Fun Run which takes place on September 30. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected To Take Part In CBS The Green 5k/3k Fun Run

September 14, 2018 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the annual CBS The Green 5k and 3k Fun Runs which take place at the end of the month. The school will host the event for the fourth time and organisers Helen Kelliher and Karen Tobin, both teachers at the school, are looking forward to […]

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Kelly Holmes with occupational therapists Bridget Scannell and Siobhan O'Grady trying on her Olympic medals at the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Double Olympic Gold Medal Winner Visits Palliative Care Unit

September 14, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE palliative care unit at UHK received a special visitor on Thursday as a double Olympic gold medal winner and athletics legend arrived with her medals. Dame Kelly Holmes was invited to the unit by her friend Andrea O’Donoghue from Blennerville, who has organised numerous fundraisers for Kerry Hospice and […]

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Movie Screening At Omniplex To Raise Funds For Cancer Charities

Movie Screening At Omniplex To Raise Funds For Cancer Charities

September 13, 2018 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW Irish movie will be screened at Tralee Omniplex next month to support Recovery Haven and Kerry Cancer Support. ‘For Molly’ tells the story of a young Irish couple ‘Evan and Laura’, engaged to be married and preparing for the arrival of their first child ‘Molly’ when a shock […]

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Pictured - Derek Rusk, Manager of Manor West Retail Park with Aisling Enright from Tralee and Seoidin Long from Tralee at last year’s Wellness on your Doorstep event.

‘Wellness On Your Doorstep’ Returns To Manor West Shopping Centre

September 12, 2018 at 7:12 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will host its annual ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ exhibition on Saturday, September 22nd from 12pm to 5pm. The event will provide information to the local community and visitors to Manor West about organisations, clubs and services which are right on their doorstep in […]

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