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Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

May 20, 2018 at 10:45 am 1 comment

ONE of the great advantages of writing my own article is that I have the opportunity to ask myself my own questions and in turn give my own answers. With this in mind I am going to ask myself perhaps the deepest question that there is to ask. ‘Roger, what […]

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Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

May 16, 2018 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

THIS looks like a healthy and relaxing way to spend some of your Sunday. Tralee’s first Yoga and Live Viola Brunch takes place this Sunday, May 20 at The Ashe Hotel from 11am. This consists of a peaceful one and a half hour Yin Yoga practice led by Maeve Ferris […]

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Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

May 13, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

WELL I have decided to avail of the wonderful delights that Kerry Airport offers and I have availed of the chance to travel to Berlin. Berlin has so many sights to explore and it is great to have the opportunity to do so. I use the word opportunity instead of […]

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WATCH: ‘Frankie Balboa’ Will Get You Motivated To ‘Run For The Rock’

WATCH: ‘Frankie Balboa’ Will Get You Motivated To ‘Run For The Rock’

May 4, 2018 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST look at those calf muscles! If you’re looking for motivation to take part in the ‘Run For The Rock this Monday, then look no further than this video starring Frankie Murphy (of the Celsius videos fame). Created by video blogger extraordinaire, Tadhg Fleming, Frankie channels his inner Rocky and […]

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Spa NS pupils with Elma Walsh and Principal Peter Linehan launching the Donal Walsh 6km Walk/Run at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Looks Forward To The Donal Walsh 6k Challenge

May 4, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S.  as the 2018 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched on Thursday. This will be the fifth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising an amazing family fun day in honour of Donal, […]

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Niall Lucey with children Seamus, Tadhg, Hannah Mai and Ellen at the launch of the Paul Lucey Memorial Run on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paul Lucey Memorial Run To Take Place On Monday

May 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW 5k/10k event will take place this bank holiday Monday to remember a great servant to the Austin Stacks Club. The ‘Run for the Rock — Paul Lucey 10km / 5km Memorial Runwill honour the memory of  a proud Austin Stacks man who played with the club and won an […]

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Just four of the Born To Run members who completed last year's Couch To 5k programme: Noreen Quirke, Catherine O'Connor, Rita Ryan and Anthony O'Connor.

How Born To Run Club Can Get You Off The Couch And Running That 5k

May 2, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

HAVE you ever wished that you could jog or run a 5k, but don’t know where to start? Well, on Tuesday May 8, Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club will launch its annual “Couch to 5k” programme, which is free to join, friendly and most of all, fun. Over a […]

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Taking off on the cycle in aid of Fenit Lifeboat on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Saddle Up For A Great Cause Next Weekend

April 29, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Fenit RNLI Annual 50km Cycle Fundraiser is set to take place on Saturday, May 5 this year and it’s another great way to warm up for the Ring Of Kerry Cycle and raise funds for a great cause. The event will see cyclists make their way from Tralee through Farranfore […]

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Roger Harty: The Real Meaning Of The Word Religion

Roger Harty: The Real Meaning Of The Word Religion

April 29, 2018 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE word Religion has got a lot of bad press of recent years and many would say ‘quite rightly so’, but I would like to say that we have to be careful not to throw out the baby with the bathwater. To begin with, no one holds ownership over the word […]

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

Fifth Annual Ardfert Cycle To Take Place This Sunday

April 26, 2018 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE time has almost arrived for the 5th Ardfert Annual Cycle in aid of Ardfert School Building Fund  and all is ready for what should be another great event this Sunday, April 29 at 10am. This is a departure from the previous year’s cycle which took place in September and […]

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Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

April 24, 2018 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Camino was launched yesterday and organisers expect around 200 walkers from far and wide will take part in the annual event on routes from Tralee to Dingle. The three day walk will take place on the May Bank Holiday weekend, May 4-6, with a registration/information evening at The […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Divine Mercy?

Roger Harty: What Is Divine Mercy?

April 22, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

IN my last article, I defined mercy as – sending a loving reaction to any given human situation. Well to follow on from that then the definition of ‘Divine Mercy’ should be very easy. It is God sending a loving reaction to any given human situation. I suppose it would […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin is joined by local athlete Shona Heaslip and pupils from Blennerville, Caherleaheen, Listellick and CBS Primary schools at the launch of 'The Daily Mile' at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville School Welcomes Minister For Launch Of ‘The Daily Mile’

April 20, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s NS in Blennerville was the venue this morning for Athletics Ireland to announce the ‘Pilot’ launch of ‘The Daily Mile’, hosted by Kerry Recreation and Sport Partnership. Brendan Griffin TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport and John Foley, CEO of Athletics Ireland, launched the Primary Schools […]

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Participants ready for the Tri and Move event at IT Tralee on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Staff And Students Get Active At ‘Tri And Move’

April 19, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee hosted an event aimed at getting staff and students in IT Tralee together and moving in the ‘Tri and Move ITT’ on Wednesday evening. It was a combination of two events, a 5km individual/family fun walk/run and a fun team triathlon. The triathlon consisted of a 5km run followed by a […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Mercy?

Roger Harty: What Is Mercy?

April 15, 2018 at 11:31 am 1 comment

I RECENTLY heard someone give a definition of the true meaning of mercy and I must say I found it very interesting. To be honest I had not given it much thought prior to this. He said – “Mercy is sending a loving reaction to any given human situation”. What […]

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Cyclists gather before the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil Prepares For Annual Cycle Fundraiser

April 8, 2018 at 11:42 am 1 comment

IT’S normally held at the end of August, but this year’s annual Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle has been brought forward to April and it’s set to draw a big entry. In fact, with the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle coming up it’s a perfect way to practice for it […]

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Mike Edgar who will abseil down Croke Park for charity.

Tralee Man Plans To Abseil Down Croke Park For Charity

April 6, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man is going to abseil down Croke Park to raise awareness of a mental health support organisation. Mike Edgar, a student in IT Tralee, decided to take on the challenge because he is passionate about the issue of mental health. The former Mercy Mounthawk student has set up […]

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The 20th annual Tralee Good Friday Walk taking off from The Grand Hotel. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Don’t Forget The Good Friday Walks For Kerry Hospice

March 28, 2018 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GOOD Friday is just a couple of days away and people are being urged to support the two walks in aid of the Kerry Hospice in the Tralee area. The Tralee walk will begin from The Grand Hotel at 10am on Friday, March 30. Walkers in the 22nd annual event […]

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Roger Harty: What We Can Learn From Animals

Roger Harty: What We Can Learn From Animals

March 25, 2018 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE answer to this can be summed in two words – it’s Limitless. It all really depends on the amount of attention we give them. The more we study them the more they will fascinate us and very often they will give us lessons as to how we can best live […]

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Gardaí who took part at the finish line. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Tralee Marathon Races On Sunday (Part 2)

March 20, 2018 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Marathon races drew huge support from both locals and runners around the country. Sunday’s event, sponsored by Kerry’s Eye, at Tralee Bay Wetlands was also a massive operation to organise and the work of volunteers was vital in everything going smoothly on the day. Here’s some more images […]

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Kieran Finn, Helen Nolan Finn, Louise Porter, Nia Mansfield, Anna Sheehy and Kieran Nolan at the finish line. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Dry But Chilly Day As Hundreds Take Part In Tralee Marathon Events (Part 1)

March 20, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

SUNDAY was cold but dry as the big day arrived for hundreds taking part in the Tralee Marathon events from the Tralee Bay Wetlands. Sponsored by Kerry’s Eye and hosted by Tralee Harriers, there were almost 800 entries for the marathon, half-marathon, 10k and 5k races. There was a great […]

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Community Looks Forward To Fenit Coastal Cycle

Community Looks Forward To Fenit Coastal Cycle

March 19, 2018 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

CYCLISTS are getting ready for the sixth annual Fenit Coastal Cycle which takes place on Saturday, March 24. The cycling event is a fundraiser for St. Brendan’s National School, Fenit and they have two charities who will receive a monetary donation from the event — Diabetes Ireland & Kerry Cork Link […]

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Roger Harty: The Precious Shamrock

Roger Harty: The Precious Shamrock

March 18, 2018 at 10:11 am 1 comment

IF you were to look up the meaning of the word precious in the dictionary you would find the following…‘of great value; not to be wasted or treated carelessly’. Another bit of trivia is that the word precious originates from the Latin word pretiōsus costly, valuable, equivalent to preti(um) price. […]

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Launching the Kerry Hospice Good Friday walks around the county were, in front; athlete Shona Heaslip, Maura Sullivan, Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and her daughter Olivia Crean. Back from left; Joe Hennebery (Tralee), Pat Doolan (Killarney, Michelle Jones (Killorglin), Eileen Sheehy (Listowel), Jenny Tarrant (Listowel), Mary O'Connor, Mary Shanahan, Breda O'Sullivan (Killorglin) and Andrea O'Donoghue (Tralee). Photo by Dermot Crean

People Urged To Hit The Road On Good Friday For The Hospice

March 16, 2018 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE athlete Shona Heaslip and Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh were on hand on Thursday evening to help launch the annual Kerry Hospice Good Friday Walks around the county. They will take place in various locations including Killarney, Killorglin, Inch, Listowel, the Spa and Tralee to name but a few. The […]

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Niall Lucey with children Seamus, Tadhg, Hannah Mai and Ellen at the launch of the Paul Lucey Memorial Run on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stacks To Remember Paul Lucey With 10k/5k Memorial Run/Walk

March 13, 2018 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW 5k/10k event will take place in May to remember a great servant to the Austin Stacks Club. The ‘Run for the Rock — Paul Lucey 10km / 5km Memorial Run was launched on Monday night at Austin Stacks clubhouse. This run is to honour the memory of Paul […]

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Know Your Rights: Free Cancer Screening Programmes

March 10, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My friend has been offered free screening for cancer. She says it’s a national free screening programme. How can I take part? Answer: The National Cancer Screening Service provides free […]

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Seminar On Link Between Dance And Healthcare And Well-Being

Seminar On Link Between Dance And Healthcare And Well-Being

March 8, 2018 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

A TWO-DAY seminar titled ‘Dance and Health Event’ will take place at Siamsa Tíre next month on the relevance of dance to healthcare and well-being. The event, on  April 26/27, will bring together dance artists, healthcare professionals and service users to explore the possibilities for dance in healthcare. “We need to […]

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REPRO FREE - Pictured L/R - Denis Walsh Tralee , Michael McCarthy , Pauleen O'Sullivan Nurse Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre and Kathleen Jordan Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre .
MICHAEL McCarthy from Ardfert has said he would love to take part in this year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, but he can’t because he has Multiple Sclerosis and is confined to a wheelchair. Full of life and positivity, he is client of Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older Persons in Tralee which has been fortunately chosen as one of the main beneficiary charities for the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2018 (ROKCC). Registration opens on Saturday 10th March and Michael has invited able-bodied cyclists to participate in this year’s showpiece with a view to raising much needed funds to develop a new multipurpose unit at the centre in Caherslee, Tralee.”
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Michael Asks People To Saddle Up For Baile Mhuire In Ring Of Kerry Cycle

March 7, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

MICHAEL McCarthy from Ardfert has said he would love to take part in this year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, but he can’t because he has Multiple Sclerosis and is confined to a wheelchair. Full of life and positivity, he is client of Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older […]

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Organisers, sponsors and participants in the upcoming Ballybunion Leisure Centre 24 Hour Hydrobike event for charity later this month.

Participants Wanted For 24 Hour Charity Hydrobike Event In Ballybunion

March 6, 2018 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY event in Ballybunion is seeking participants to help raise funds for Nano Nagle School in Listowel and Kerry Parents and Friends. Organised by Ballybunion Health and Leisure Centre and sponsored by The Coast Cafe, the event will see people take turns on the hydrobikes in the pool over […]

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Stay Off The Road Is Still The Message From Council

Stay Off The Road Is Still The Message From Council

March 2, 2018 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Status Red weather warning still in effect for Kerry and with further snowfall and freezing conditions anticipated this evening and tonight, the Kerry Local Coordination Group is appealing to members of the public not to travel for the rest of today. At this stage, national primary routes in the […]

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