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Tricia and Lexi Moran with Sharon O'Sullivan and Danni Moriarty at the coffee/fashion morning in Paco to promote the Grace Moran Memorial Walk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco Coffee/Fashion Morning Promotes Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

PACO on The Mall held coffee/fashion morning fundraiser on Friday to raise awareness of the Grace Moran Memorial Walk to be held next month. People also had chance to come in for a tea and a pastry and donate to the three charities to benefit at the walk — Pieta House, […]

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Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

October 25, 2018 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S had his designs worn by Hollywood royalty but now a Kerry designer can add actual royalty to his list of clients, as Meghan Markle donned a Don O’Neill creation this week. The Duchess of Sussex wore the custom THEIA gown to a reception and dinner hosted by King Tupou VI […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary’s In Virgin Territory As She Begins On ‘Ireland AM’

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

MANY TV viewers were used to seeing Tralee woman Mary O’Donnell on our screens with Maura and Daithi on the RTE ‘Today’ show over the last few years. But now the beauty expert and social influencer is switching to a new channel where we’ll probably see a lot more of […]

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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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Leon Burke, Danielle Vaughan, Rebecca Sparks and Dan Bergin  at the IT Tralee General Nursing and Mental Health Nursing Graduation Ball at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The ITT Nurses Graduation Ball

October 22, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a very eventful weekend for graduates from IT Tralee. Around 1,000 men and women attended the graduation ceremonies over the weekend and the nursing students obviously wanted the fun to continue as they held a Nurses Ball on Saturday night in the Rose Hotel for students from the […]

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Tara Ryan, Claire Kelly and special guest Mary O'Donnell  at the Customer Night and opening of The Nail Bar in Leahy's Pharmacy on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Leahy’s Pharmacy Packed For Official Launch Of New Nail Bar

October 21, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was standing room only at Leahys Pharmacy Oakpark on Thursday for a special customer evening to launch their new Nail Bar. Guests enjoyed wine and delicious nibbles on arrival and Mary O’Donnell was on hand to to provide skincare advice. Leahy’s own nail technician Tara Ryan provided tips on nail care. The […]

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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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Models Fiona Griffin, Sheila Wells, Eileen Kennedy and Brenda Litchfield at the ADAPT Fashion Show at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fantastic Night Of Fashion At Ballyroe For ADAPT

October 20, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of euro was raised for ADAPT Kerry last night as hundreds of ladies saw a fantastic fashion show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There were over 350 tickets sold before the event and many more showed up on the night as fashions from the ADAPT Charity Shop on Matt […]

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Grace O'Donnell, Catherine White and Mary Griffin at the Connect Kerry Business Breakfast at Croí Restaurant to celebrate National Women's Enterprise Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Connect Kerry Breakfast To Mark Women’s Enterprise Day

October 18, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL event was held on Thursday morning to mark National Women’s Enterprise Day at Croí Restaurant. Organised by Connect Kerry’s Margaret Kissane, the event consisted of a delicious breakfast, followed by a number of guest speakers. They included Dr Mary McCaffrey who spoke on the topic of ‘Healthy Body, […]

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Marissa Carter (centre) with Fidelma Rahilly, Mary O'Sullivan, Bridie Collins and Joanne Fleming at her Make-Up Masterclass at CH Tralee on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Another Huge Turnout For Make-Up Masterclass At CH Tralee

October 18, 2018 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed audience upstairs at CH Tralee for the second time in five days on Wednesday night. On Saturday around 115 people listened to beauty advice and tips from top blogger Lisa Jordan and a similar number turned up this time to see another businesswoman. Famed beauty entrepreneur, […]

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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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SPONSORED: The Nail Bar @ Leahy’s Pharmacy Oakpark To Launch This Week

October 16, 2018 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

LEAHY’S Pharmacy in Oakpark will be very busy on Thursday evening for a special customer evening for the official launch their new nail bar. Owner of Leahys Pharmacy Oakpark, Claire (Cronin) Kelly, has organised a very special night which will bring Tralee’s own beauty guru Mary O’Donnell to the pharmacy […]

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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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Denise Browne, Aileen O'Connor, Chloe Farrell, Claire Guiney and Emma Browne at the 'Just Jordan' Make-Up Masterclass at CH Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Make-Up Masterclass Is A Sellout At CH Tralee

October 14, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS were sold out days in advance for a Cork-based beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger and social influencer at CH Tralee on Saturday afternoon. Lisa Jordan gave a beauty masterclass for 115 ladies who heard tips from the expert known for her ‘Just Jordan’ brand. The mother of one presented […]

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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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Rosie McGrath, Julie McGrath and Sarah Rael at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards at Ballygarry House Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Connect Hospitality Awards (Part 2)

October 10, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you the results and glamour from a fantastic night at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards (click here for details of winners). Over 230 guests enjoyed a night of great food, company and entertainment as the people who make eating, drinking and staying in Kerry so special were […]

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Miriam Ferriter, Dingle Skellig Hotel, Aisling Flahive and Caroline Clancy of the Dingle Benner's Hotel at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards at Ballygarry House Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour From The Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards (Part 1)

October 10, 2018 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were winners galore at the inaugural Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards last night at Ballygarry House Hotel. The lavish black-tie affair was attended by over 230 guests who enjoyed a fantastic meal and wonderful entertainment, despite the bad news from the budget earlier about the VAT increase for the hospitality […]

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Denise Healy, Teresa Higgins Walker, Derval Spring, Grainne Stack and Martha Farrell at the Ballymacelligott Ladies Lunch in the Rose Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Lunch Raises Thousands For Ballymac Club

October 8, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

STYLISH ladies from Ballymacelligott enjoyed an afternoon of fun, fashion, music, health and lifestyle tips at the Ballymacelligott Ladies Lunch in the Rose Hotel on Sunday. Speaking about the event Teresa Walker commented; “The Ladies Lunch was a fantastic success raising €5,000 for the development of the Ballymacelligott GAA Ladies […]

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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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Fantastic Line-Up For Health & Wellness Fest In Manor West Hotel

Fantastic Line-Up For Health & Wellness Fest In Manor West Hotel

October 5, 2018 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S going to be a weekend not to be missed for anyone with any interest in health, nutrition and much more as Horan’s Healthstores hold their premiere Health & Wellness Fest on Saturday and Sunday at Manor West Hotel Tralee from 10am until 6pm each day. Horan’s Healthstores currently have […]

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Beauty Entrepreneur To Give Make-Up Masterclass At CH Tralee

Beauty Entrepreneur To Give Make-Up Masterclass At CH Tralee

October 4, 2018 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

FAMED beauty entrepreneur, Marissa Carter, is coming back to Tralee this month for a make-up masterclass at CH Tralee. Just last month, Marissa launched Carter Beauty Cosmetics, with 103 products in the range. The businesswoman is in Guinea-Bissau at the moment, with children’s rights charity Plan International Ireland – for whom she is […]

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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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Launching the ADAPT Fashion Show 2018 at the shop on Matt Talbot Road were, in front; Louise O'Connor, Helena Slattery. Back; Bridget O'Sullivan, Mary O'Sullivan, Helen Corrigan, Noelle Moylan and Ljilja Samardzic. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tickets Selling Fast For Annual ADAPT Kerry Fashion Show

September 26, 2018 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just over three weeks to the annual ADAPT Kerry Charity Shop Fashion Show but already there’s a huge amount of tickets sold. No surprise really, as the show sold out in advance last year and tickets are a snip at just €5! The clothes come from the show and […]

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Mary O'Donnell.

Mary Needs Your Votes To Win Irish Beauty Blog Award

September 25, 2018 at 12:45 pm 1 comment

WELL-KNOWN beauty blogger Mary O’Donnell is up for an award this Thursday, but she needs public votes to win it. The Tralee woman who is familiar from her many TV appearances on RTE’s Today show, Radio Kerry’s ‘Beauty Spot’ and to her tens of thousands of followers on social media, […]

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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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Lisa Jordan.

Well-Known Beauty And Lifestyle Blogger For CH Masterclass

September 20, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

CORK-BASED beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger and social influencer, Lisa Jordan is coming to CH Tralee for a beauty masterclass next month. Known for her Just Jordan brand, the mother of one will present the masterclass in collaboration with NOTE Cosmetics on Saturday, October 13 from 12noon to 2pm. Tickets […]

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