Health&Fitness

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 0 comments

‘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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 . 


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

September 18, 2018 at 10:20 am 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

Families Look Forward To The Ardfert Kids Cycle This Weekend

September 11, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

WITH children well back into the swing of things in school, the Ardfert kids cycle couldn’t be better timed to encourage them to get out and be active at the weekends. The cycle is taking place on this Sunday, September 16 at 12pm and children have the option of a […]

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Ciara Rogers, Holly O'Brien, Gemma O'Connell and Carol Hickson at the Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk on Saturday from Blennerville Windmill. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Community Braves The Rain For Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk

September 9, 2018 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather didn’t play ball for the walkers in Blennerville  taking part in the annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk on Saturday evening, but their efforts raised €1,900 for a great cause. Around 100 walkers set off from the Windmill but were soaked thanks to ‘horizontal’ rain showers while they made their […]

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Rainbow Warrior David Toomey from Listowel, on Drung Hill, Mountain Stage, competing in the 200km non stop endurance race -The Kerry Way Ultra Marathon, a daunting 40 hour, 200km, non stop Ultra Marathon,  which traverses  the MacGillycuddy's Reeks and Iveragh Peninsula, stretching along The Wild Atlantic Way, along ancient trails and old roads and coastal cliffs. It is Ireland’s longest distance trail.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC**

PHOTOS: Brave Souls Take Part In 200k Kerry Way Ultra Marathon

September 9, 2018 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s annual 200KM  non stop endurance race, The Kerry Way Ultra Marathon, saw over 70 athletes depart  Killarney,from 14 Countries, enduring heavy downpours during nightfall, and glorious evening rainbows along the daunting 40 hour, non stop Ultra Marathon. The Race traverses the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and Iveragh Peninsula, stretching along […]

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Roger Harty: A Farmer Back In Ballyferriter…

Roger Harty: A Farmer Back In Ballyferriter…

September 9, 2018 at 12:20 pm 3 comments

THE essence of the article I am writing here is to demonstrate how life has changed immensely in this world (especially in the world of communication) over a relatively short period of time. Let’s give the farmer a name – say Padraig and his wife Peig. They have three young […]

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Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

September 2, 2018 at 12:03 pm 2 comments

I CAME across a saying recently which I thought was very apt – it goes as follows. ‘Long ago there were smart people and dull phones, now we have smart phones and dull people.’ There is a certain truth in that saying that I believe is a little bit close […]

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Tralee Woman Says Carers Should Visit Mobile Information Service On Dementia

Tralee Woman Says Carers Should Visit Mobile Information Service On Dementia

August 30, 2018 at 5:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman, who cares for her mother who was diagnosed with dementia in 2014, says an information service coming to town next week is a great point of contact for carers of alzheimer’s and dementia patients in Tralee and surrounding areas. The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland’s Mobile Information service, […]

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Roger Harty: Not Having Information Is Power

Roger Harty: Not Having Information Is Power

August 26, 2018 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

THERE is one thing that we are absolutely guaranteed in this world and that is change. The world is constantly changing. Now people who read my articles will know that I have a great love for the wisdom of old sayings but I am now going to challenge the wisdom […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher, with members of the Kerry Hospice Foundation launching this year's annual coffee morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Kirsten Helps Kerry Hospice Launch Coffee Morning

August 24, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, popped down to Kirby’s Brogue Inn to help launch the annual coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice. She was joined by members of the Kerry Hospice Foundation who are encouraging bars, hotels, businesses and groups to hold a coffee morning on […]

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Martina Lawless and Caroline Lynch at the finish of the Rose of Tralee 10k race on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy The Rose Of Tralee 10k Race

August 20, 2018 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee 10k race is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE rain of the previous night had cleared away, so runners enjoyed dry weather for the annual Rose of Tralee 10k Race on Sunday morning. Over 400 participants took off from the Tralee Bay […]

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Roger Harty: Delivering Results

Roger Harty: Delivering Results

August 12, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

IF we are looking for improved results in any aspect of our lives there is one common denominator – it has to involve one thing — Change. The reason for this is as follows. A quote from Albert Einstein; “If you always do as you always did you will always get what […]

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Jason Kelly, Sohaib Syed, Darren Truslove, Fergus Dennehy and Ethan Cronin, at the Rose 10k on Sunday Morning. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

ROSE COUNTDOWN: Still Time To Enter The Rose Of Tralee 10k Race

August 11, 2018 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just over a week to go until the Rose of Tralee 10km, so there’s still time to enter the great event. Organised by the Tralee Harriers club, the race takes place on Sunday, August 19, starting at 11am at the Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre and follows the River Lee […]

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Roger Harty: Pull The Other One!

Roger Harty: Pull The Other One!

August 5, 2018 at 12:15 pm 1 comment

THE above phrase is often used in terms of humour – it refers to someone telling you a tall story that they are asking you to believe and you reply that instead of ‘pulling my leg’, why not ‘pull the other one’. It also gives recognition to the fact that […]

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David Griffin with Alan Kennedy signing a Liverpool shirt for Nick Lacey with Timmy O'Dowd at the Robert O'Dowd Memorial  5k/10k Run/Walk from the Aquadome on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Incredible Turnout For Walk/Run To Remember Robert O’Dowd

August 4, 2018 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone down on the walkers and runners at an event to remember a much-loved John Mitchels stalwart on Friday evening. The Robert O’Dowd Memorial Walk/Run drew a crowd of 650 people, the most for an event of its type for quite some time in Tralee, as they took […]

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Some of the trophies up for grabs in the 10k and 5k events in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry in Lyrecrompane on Sunday.

Runners Can Choose Between Two Road Races This Sunday

August 2, 2018 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

RUNNERS will be spoilt for choice this Sunday, as two runs are taking place north-west and north-east of Tralee and with a good weather forecast there should be a great turnout at both. The Dan Paddy Andy Festival in Lyreacrompane is on this weekend and as part of it, they […]

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Kathy Jordan, Randall Wharton, Rita Ryan and Rose Pitman Brosnan Photo by James Loveridge

PHOTOS: Born To Run Tralee 40 Mile Ultra Marathon A Sell Out Success

July 30, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

By Maria Moynihan EVEN the occasional downpour did not dampen the spirits of up to 100 runners who took part in the fourth annual Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club 40 mile ultra marathon and relay event on Saturday. The ultra marathon – which last year was voted one of […]

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Roger Harty: Ego (Part 2)

Roger Harty: Ego (Part 2)

July 29, 2018 at 12:40 pm 1 comment

THREE simple letters, yet they have so much influence on our lives and certainly on our happiness. There is an old, but wise saying that goes as follows – ‘Be careful what you tell yourself’. A good question here is to ask why do we have to be so careful? The […]

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Looking forward to the Robert O'Dowd Memorial Walk were, front from left; Mary O'Dowd, Fiona O'Dowd, Sandra O'Dowd, Ciara O'Dowd, Mary O'Shea and Mary Shanahan. Back from left; Aileen Foley, Jordan O'Shea, Jean Connors, Joe Hennebery, Trevor O'Shea, Tommy O'Dowd, Timmy O'Dowd, Andrea O'Donoghue and Bláthnaid Buckley. Photo by Dermot Crean

Liverpool FC Legend To Walk In Memory Of Late John Mitchels Stalwart

July 22, 2018 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A LIVERPOOL FC legend won’t be walking alone when he joins friends and family of the late Robert O’Dowd at a special event during the August Bank Holiday weekend Alan Kennedy, who scored the goal to win the 1981 European Cup final for Liverpool against Real Madrid, will fly over […]

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Roger Harty: Tomato / Tomatoe

Roger Harty: Tomato / Tomatoe

July 22, 2018 at 11:55 am 1 comment

I USE the title above to describe a situation where two words basically mean the same thing. I suppose I want to also highlight how we can involve ourselves in getting too caught up in the pedantics of something as trivial as pronounciation. What a waste of energy.  My mother […]

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Ciara Hurley, Colin McCarthy, Holly O'Byrne, Samantha Murphy, Cilla Beer and Katie O'Keeffe at the start of 'Sandstorm' on Ballyheigue beach on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tackling The ‘Sandstorm’ In Ballyheigue

July 16, 2018 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather played ball on Saturday as many fit participants took the Spin Southwest ‘Sandstorm’ challenge. It was pretty windy and the sun didn’t appear that much, but the participants had great fun at the Fanta-sponsored event on Ballyheigue beach. The 5k course was full of challenging obstacles including a […]

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PHOTOS: More From The Colour Dash For Crumlin Hospital (Part 2)

July 15, 2018 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was certainly a bright morning at Tralee Bay Wetlands as participants took to the road for the Colour Dash for Crumlin Children’s Hospital. Around 300 people took part and they were covered in paint dust by the finish of the 5k course. We brought you some images earlier (click […]

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