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In front; Deborah Murphy and Eimear Casey. At back; Celine O'Connor, Maggie Doherty, Miriam Healy, Maura O'Connor and Ruth Murphy at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Beast Of A Day In Banna For Fitness Challenge (Part 1)

April 2, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun came out for the hundreds of fitness enthusiasts who converged on Banna yesterday for what has become the bi-annual Banna Beach Challenge. Around 500 adults and an incredible 450 children turned up in the sunshine to face the obstacles on courses of varying lengths. The adults tackled a […]

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Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About The Menopause

Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About The Menopause

April 1, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre at St Brendan’s Park on the menopause… What is the menopause? The menopause, also known as the ‘change of life’, simply means the end of menstruation. The term is also used to refer to the months and years in a woman’s life before […]

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Star-Studded Line-Up For Lee Strand & NDC Health And Wellbeing Evening

Star-Studded Line-Up For Lee Strand & NDC Health And Wellbeing Evening

March 30, 2017 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand and the National Dairy Council are delighted to announce an exciting evening centred on Health and Wellbeing on Thursday 6th April in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee. The event will host high profile guest speakers including: Derval O’Rourke, Irish Olympic Athlete and cookbook author; Aidan O’Mahony, Kerry Football legend and […]

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Gok Wan is on his way to Newcastlewest next month.

Gok Wan To Host Glamorous Fashion Event This Easter

March 29, 2017 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMOUS celebrity stylist and award winning TV favourite, Gok Wan is coming around these parts soon with his Fashion Brunch Club. He will be getting up close and personal with his fans at a glamorous event on Easter Saturday, April 15, in Newcastlewest, less than an hour from Tralee, where he will […]

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Corinna Hopes To Nail Down Win In National Beauty Awards

Corinna Hopes To Nail Down Win In National Beauty Awards

March 29, 2017 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

A BEAUTICIAN from a Tralee hair and beauty salon is one of the only Kerry-based nominees in the National Image Magazine Business of Beauty Awards. Corinna Kennelly a Beauty Therapist and Nail Technician working in Expose Beauty Lounge in Mounthawk, is delighted to bein the perstigious annual  awards. Corinna graduated from […]

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Liz Kelly Regan, Bridget Quirke Doherty, Martina O'Brien O'Donoghue, Pauline McCarthy O'Donoghue, Dyanne Wallace O'Shea and Tracy Bolger at the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Strictly Come Dancing event at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Night Of Entertainment And Style At Strand Road’s ‘Strictly’ (Part 2)

March 26, 2017 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE last time over 1,000 people attended a Kerins O’Rahillys event in The Brandon was 14 years ago at a gala dinner to celebrate the club’s last county senior football title success a few months before. Well many of that team were back in the venue last night for a night filled […]

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Roger Harty: True Courage

Roger Harty: True Courage

March 26, 2017 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT is very helpful here is to look at the etymology of the word ‘Courage’. It comes from the French word ‘le coeur’ meaning Heart. So when we talk and act from ‘The Heart’ we are showing true courage. Where is the evidence of this? All we need to do is […]

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PHOTOS: Maria Walsh Opens New Treatment Room At Exposé Beauty Lounge

PHOTOS: Maria Walsh Opens New Treatment Room At Exposé Beauty Lounge

March 25, 2017 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

EXPOSÉ Beauty Lounge was buzzing on Friday evening for the the opening of the new upstairs treatment room by former Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh. There was a steady stream of ladies to the stylish salon at Mounthawk throughout the evening to avail of a range of offers including 20% off products on the […]

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Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Chickenpox

Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Chickenpox

March 25, 2017 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Chickenpox… What is chickenpox? Chickenpox is a highly contagious illness that usually occurs in children, although adults can also be affected. It causes a rash on the skin with blisters, which can be very itchy. It is caused […]

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Lisa McGrath, Deirdre O'Mahony, and Siobhan O'Mahony at Marek's Makeup Masterclass at CH Chemists on Thursday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Ladies Get A Masterclass From Marek At CH Chemists

March 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

ON Thursday night, renowned international makeup artist Marek Hegli gave a makeup masterclass at CH Chemists, The Mall. Marek has a huge celebrity clientele including Millie Mackintosh and in the masterclass, Marek taught people all about the latest makeup trends and told all about this year’s BAFTAs. Marek currently works with Harrods […]

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at the ITT Ball in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour From The IT Tralee College Ball At Ballyroe

March 23, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 250 people glammed up on Wednesday night for the IT Tralee College Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There was a James Bond theme to this year’s event with Martinis upon arrival courtesy of Students Union, while there were no doubt a few guests shaken and stirred by the end […]

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Exposé Beauty Lounge To Open New Treatment Room On Friday

Exposé Beauty Lounge To Open New Treatment Room On Friday

March 22, 2017 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

EXPOSÉ Beauty Lounge is planning something special for this Friday night…and you’re invited! The salon at Mounthawk will be a hive of activity for the opening of the new upstairs treatment room by former Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh. Guests on the night can avail of a range of offers including 20% […]

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Mommy Moments: Now That Baby Has Arrived…

Mommy Moments: Now That Baby Has Arrived…

March 22, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Our parenting columnist, Jennifer Kissane, on what you need just after baby is born… FOLLOWING on from my last article about packing the hospital bag essentials, I’m going to look at what you need when baby arrives. I know it’s hard to resist, when you are surrounded by cuteness and you are bursting […]

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Runners set off on the Tralee half and full marathon from Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Runners Set Off On Their Tralee Marathon Runs

March 18, 2017 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

TODAY is marathon day and around 800 runners took off from the Tralee Bay Wetlands centre this morning in less than ideal conditions. The Kerry’s Eye sponsored event is in its fifth year and attracts runners from all over the county and country. It was pretty wet when the participants […]

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Makeup Masterclass With Marek At CH Chemists

Makeup Masterclass With Marek At CH Chemists

March 18, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

RENOWNED international make-up artist Marek Hegli will give a masterclass on Thursday, March 23 from 7pm to 9pm at CH Chemists, The Mall. Marek has a huge celebrity clientele including Millie Mackintosh. In this masterclass, people will have the opportunity to learn all about the latest makeup trends and hear all about […]

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Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Meningitis

Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Meningitis

March 18, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on meningitis… What is meningitis ? Meningitis is a disease that causes inflammation of the lining covering the brain and spinal cord (called the ‘meninges’). It can be caused by a bacterial infection or a virus, or more rarely, […]

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Michael Healy-Rae with the Best Dressed Lady, Tracey Kerins and the Best Dressed Man, Martin O'Shea at the Castlebar on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Best Dressed Day In The Castle Bar

March 16, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Castle Bar was rocking on Wednesday as the pub enjoys their busiest week of the year for Cheltenham. On Wednesday, those who couldn’t be at the real thing in the Cotswolds, attended the Best Dressed Day at the bar. Martin O’Shea came out with Best Dressed man, as decided by a ‘secret’ judge. […]

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Julie Cahill from CH Chemists applying the Clinique Fresh Pressed Renewing Powder.

BEAUTY: The CH Guide To…Cleansing And Moisturising

March 15, 2017 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

Preparing for a night on the town? Lisa O’Mahony of TraleeToday.ie asks the experts at CH Chemists about  how to properly cleanse and moisturise in the days before that special event, to have your skin looking radiant… Step 1: Consultation Beauty consultant at CH Chemists, Julie Cahill, went through a list […]

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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

PHOTOS: More Style From The Connect Hair And Beauty Awards

March 13, 2017 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you the winners of the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards in the Rose Hotel (click here for previous story and images). It was glamorous occasion with no shortage of style and amazing hair and make-up as you’d expect from guests who are experts in their field. […]

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Katie Slattery, Indre Bunikyte, Emer Kemple, Jamie Louise Bowler, Claire O'Sullivan and Sandra Coffey of Sean Taaffe, Tralee, at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Afternoon Of Glamour At Connect Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 1)

March 13, 2017 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 250 people from the hair and beauty industry in Kerry gathered at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon for an afternoon of fun, style and awards. The inaugural Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards garnered huge interest over the past couple of months with thousands of votes cast for […]

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Catherine Summers, Sarah Doherty, Paula McSweeney and Aisling Crowley at the 'Rags to the Runway' event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Stylists Do Battle In Ballyroe At ‘Rags To The Runway’

March 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday as  stylists from around the county battled it out at a fantastic charity event. ‘Rags To The Runway’,was a fashion event for anyone with an interest in thrift shopping, vintage clothes and fashion in general. Stylists had the challenge of […]

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Roger Harty: Charity

Roger Harty: Charity

March 12, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

I SUPPOSE a good place to begin with anything is at the start and a good place to start here is in the dictionary. Charity is described as ‘Charitable giving is the act of giving money, goods or time to the unfortunate, either directly or by means of a charitable […]

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Dr Caitlin: What To Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied

Dr Caitlin: What To Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied

March 11, 2017 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor, of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on the problem of bullying… Many children and young people experience the long-standing dilemma of bullying sometime in their lives. If you are being bullied, you may feel scared, vulnerable and helpless but no one deserves to be bullied […]

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Olivia Derengowska, Rebecca Higgins, Aine O'Carroll and Ramona Tudorovici at the IT Tralee  Nurses and Agricultural Society Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The ITT Students Ball At Ballyroe (Part 2)

March 10, 2017 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of IT Tralee students rocked Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night at the Nursing and Agricultural Society ball. Earlier we brought you some of the style from the event (click here for previous photos) and here’s the rest of our photos…

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at the IT Tralee  Nurses and Agricultural Society Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Students Glam Up For Annual Ball In Ballyroe (Part 1)

March 10, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

NURSING and Agricultural Society students from the ITT arrived at Ballyroe House Hotlel on Thursday night for their annual ball. Around 340 people packed the hotel to enjoy a three course meal, before a band and DJ had them rocking into the night (and early morning). There was no shortage of style and glamour […]

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Zoe O Connor, who is a finalist in the .eu Web Awards 2016

Zoe’s World: Tired Of Trump When We’ve Got Problems Of Our Own

March 9, 2017 at 3:16 pm 3 comments

FOR over a year now, every single minute of every single day we are blasted with update after update on every movement of a certain Donald Trump. At first, I laughed at his ridiculous outbursts swearing that he would never actually have an influence. Then as months passed, the laughter […]

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Pat Turner, Ann O'Shea, Marilyn O'Shea, Martin Brosnan and Gillian Goggin at the official launch of Darkness Into Light. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Darkness Into Light Tralee Gets Town Centre Office To Take Registrations

March 8, 2017 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness Into Light Tralee group will open for registration for this May’s event at their temporary headquarters in the town centre on Saturday The Darkness Into Light group has been allowed to use the premises on Castle Street, which used to be Divas and Dudes, for the next few months. All funds […]

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Kerry ETB Student Wins First Prize In National Skills Competition

Kerry ETB Student Wins First Prize In National Skills Competition

March 7, 2017 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY ETB student won a top award in a national competition last week. Ciara Daly from Listowel was awarded first prize in The Ireland Skills National Beauty Therapy  Competition 2017 at Kerry ETB Training Centre. The Ireland Skills National Beauty Therapy Competition was held at Kerry ETB Training Centre last […]

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2017 Vhi Women's Mini Marathon - Open For Entries, River Liffey, Dublin 28/2/2017
Pictured is Amanda Byram, a member of the Vhi Support Team who announced today that the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is now open for entries! Celebrating 35 years, this year’s event will see over 35,000 women walk, jog or run through Dublin city on Bank Holiday Monday, 5th June 2017. Participants can enter at www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie and can also access the latest training plans, recipes and expert advice from the Vhi Support Team!
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Kerry Women Wanted To Take Part In VHI Mini-Marathon

March 6, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE call has gone out for Kerry women to take part in the  2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon later this year. Amanda Byram and David Gillick, members of the Vhi Support Team announced that 2017 event is now open for entries and will see over 35,000 women walk, jog or run through Dublin city […]

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Roger Harty: What Is Hope?

Roger Harty: What Is Hope?

March 5, 2017 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

HOPE is the ability to see the light in the darkest of situations. They say the difference between a pessimist and an optimist is as follows… A pessimist is a person who sees the difficulty in every opportunity.  An optimist is a person who sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Hope […]

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