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All Set For Paul Galvin’s ‘Story Of Shelby’ Event In The Brandon

All Set For Paul Galvin’s ‘Story Of Shelby’ Event In The Brandon

October 17, 2017 at 9:40 am 1 comment

DUNNES Stores and Paul Galvin will present an event at The Brandon Hotel, this Friday night which will benefit his local GAA club. The Story of Shelby Autumn/Winter 17, will see appearances by hurling legend Joe Canning and Paul’s wife Louise Duffy while other brands showing on the night are Savida, […]

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Roger Harty: Time

Roger Harty: Time

October 15, 2017 at 10:42 am 3 comments

I ONCE heard a quote from an elderly Tipperary man, when he was asked about time, he said “there are three important aspects about time when doing anything” Be on time. Take your time. and Go home in time. Mankind has always been baffled about time. Imagine if you could, […]

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Moira Keane and Sandra Rusk (third and fourth from left) from Weardrobe with models Helen Leahy, Elaine Hennebery, Paula Foley and Suzanne Sheehy at the Weardrobe 20th Birthday Fashion Show in The Ashe Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Style And Fun At Weardrobe Fashion Fundraiser

October 13, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 200 ladies packed into The Ashe Hotel for a fantastic fashion show to mark 20 years of Weardrobe on Thursday night. The fashion boutique owned by sisters Sandra Rusk and Moira Keane has survived and thrived in Tralee and Killarney over the past two decades and Thursday night had […]

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Weardrobe To Celebrate 20th Birthday With Fundraising Fashion Show

Weardrobe To Celebrate 20th Birthday With Fundraising Fashion Show

October 11, 2017 at 8:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a great night of fashion and fundraising ahead on this Thursday night with a local business celebrating its 20th birthday. The Ashe Hotel is the location for Weardrobe’s celebratory fashion night in association with the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre which will benefit from all proceeds. Weardrobe’s suppliers […]

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Well-Known Beauty/Fashion Journalist For CH Chemists

Well-Known Beauty/Fashion Journalist For CH Chemists

October 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

BEAUTY and fashion journalist, Triona McCarthy, is coming to Tralee for a special event next week. The sometime TV presenter will be in CH Chemists on Friday, October 20 at 7pm for their ‘Autumn Beauty Edit’ in association with Clarins. Triona has recently been on our TV screens in RTE’s […]

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Ciara Sheridan, Robert Powell and Abbie Sheridan at the Banna Beast Challenge on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Weather Holds For Hundreds Taking Part In Beast Challenge

October 8, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people varying ages headed to the beach on Saturday for yet another Banna Beast Challenge. There were about 350 adults and and around 300 children taking part in the event which saw competitors  face the obstacles on courses of varying lengths. The weather held out which was a […]

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Roger Harty: Keep It Simple Sweetheart (Stupid)

Roger Harty: Keep It Simple Sweetheart (Stupid)

October 8, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

KISS is an acronym for – Keep It Simple Stupid. In order not to offend anyone and in the event that I am speaking to a lady, one can replace Stupid with Sweetheart. So Keep It Simple Sweetheart. The bottom line is the same thing, it is telling us that […]

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Facing the wall at the Beast Challenge in Banna on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

The ‘Beast Challenge’ Returns To Banna This Weekend

October 4, 2017 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of fitness enthusiasts are expected to converge on Banna Beach this Saturday for what has become the bi-annual Beast Challenge. Last April around 500 adults and an incredible 450 children turned up in the sunshine to face the obstacles on courses of varying lengths. For adults it’s a 7km […]

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Mommy Moments: When Is The Right Time For Baby To Have Their Own Room?

Mommy Moments: When Is The Right Time For Baby To Have Their Own Room?

October 2, 2017 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Our occasional columnist, Jennifer Kissane, on when to make ‘The Big Move’ for baby to their own room… I’m not sure if there is a “right” time for your baby to move into their own room. In fact,  I know mothers who co-sleep successfully and contentedly with their babies, in […]

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Lorraine Walsh, Karen Joy, Majella O'Sullivan, Lisa Priestly and Aisling O'Dwyer who took part in the Bon Secours Lip Sync For Sudan at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Bon Secours ‘Sync It For Sudan’ (Part 2)

October 1, 2017 at 1:55 pm 1 comment

THE staff of the Bon Secours can take a bow after last night’s fun at the ‘Sync  It For Sudan’ event in the Brandon Hotel. As we told you earlier (click here for previous coverage),‘The Girl Behind The Fringe’ Karen Joy and Aisling O’Dwyer  won the judges vote in the […]

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'The Scrubbers' who took part in the Bon Secours Lip Sync For Sudan at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds In Sync With Fun From Bons Staff At The Brandon (Part 1)

October 1, 2017 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was some craic last night in the Brandon as almost 800 people packed the conference centre for the Bon Secours Hospital’s ‘Sync It For Sudan’ fundraiser. Dolly Parton, Rhianna, Jeward, Michael Jackson, Bucks Fizz and more were imitated on the stage to the laughter and cheering of those present. […]

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Roger Harty: How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

Roger Harty: How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

October 1, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

HOW do you get to Carnegie Hall? This is an aphorism of relatively recent origin and it comes with its own set answer – Practice, Practice, Practice. Practice is really a wonderful thing, because when you look at it, it really is all about giving ourselves another chance. Another chance […]

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Paco To Host Fundraising Fashion And Coffee Morning

Paco To Host Fundraising Fashion And Coffee Morning

September 28, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings agains this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event to raise funds of MS Tralee and North Kerry Branch. From 11am to 1pm, there’ll be teas, coffees and scones […]

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Launching the fundraising fashion show at ADAPT at Matt Talbot Road were, from left; Manager of the shop Helena Slattery, Angela Mitchell, Sharon Brosnan, Caitlin Lyons, Bridget O'Sullivan, Mary O'Sullivan, Breda Moriarty and Brenda Diggins. Photo by Dermot Crean

Top Designer Fashions At ADAPT Shop’s Fundraising Show

September 27, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE ADAPT shop on Matt Talbot Road will be transformed into a fashion show venue next month for their second special fundraising fashion show. Last November they held their first show in aid of the organisation and it was a massive success. Now, Helena Slattery – manager of the shop which raises funds for […]

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Michelle Daly and Sylvia Enright with MUA Jade Mullett at CH Chemists on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CH Welcomes Top Beauty Blogger For Masterclass

September 24, 2017 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG ladies were treated to beauty tips from a renowned expert on Saturday afternoon at CH Chemists. A Real Techniques Makeup Masterclass with Jade Mullett Pro MUA  was held at the store and despite the weather there was a good turnout. Jade, a Profesional Make-Up Artist and Irish Brand Ambassador […]

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Tamara Hopes To Be Crowned Miss Ireland Tonight

Tamara Hopes To Be Crowned Miss Ireland Tonight

September 22, 2017 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYDUFF woman will take to stage tonight in a bid to win the Miss Ireland title. Tamara Goggin (20) was crowned Miss Kerry at The Brehon Hotel back in May and will now join ladies from all over the country at at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Northwood Park to […]

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Top MUA To Give Masterclass In CH Chemists Next Month

Top MUA To Give Masterclass In CH Chemists Next Month

September 21, 2017 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

MAKE-Up enthusiasts will be delighted to learn about an upcoming masterclass by a renowned expert at CH Chemists next month. Jeanette Cronin in collaboration with a top seller in CH, Powder ‘n’ Pout will be doing make up demos on Saturday, October 7 at 2pm. She will be using both […]

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

Kids Fun Cycle In Aid Of Ardfert School Rescheduled For This Sunday

September 20, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE adults took off on the annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle in aid of the local school two weeks ago, the planned kids cycle for September 10 had to be postponed. Well now the Kids’ Fun Cycle has been rescheduled for this Sunday, September 24. Registration from 10am to 10.45am and […]

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Join The Swimathon In Banna In Aid Of Enable Ireland Kerry

Join The Swimathon In Banna In Aid Of Enable Ireland Kerry

September 19, 2017 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 5th Annual Enable Ireland Swimathon takes place on Sunday, October 1 at Banna Beach Hotel, Ardfert and organisers are looking for people to take part. This is a continuous swim over 8 hours from 10am – 6pm. Organiser Brid Brown says; “There is no age limit and we welcome […]

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Have You A Treasured Object To Submit For This National Project?

Have You A Treasured Object To Submit For This National Project?

September 19, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

PUBLIC history project ‘National Treasures’ is calling on the people of Kerry to submit their treasured objects to help tell the story of Irish life over the past 100 years. RTÉ and the National Museum of Ireland are currently working together to create ‘National Treasures’, a unique archive documenting how […]

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Zoe’s World: Missing The Friendliness Of Home In The Big City

Zoe’s World: Missing The Friendliness Of Home In The Big City

September 18, 2017 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

I’VE made the move to Dublin; and honestly I never thought that I would miss home. Of course I knew that I would miss people, my family and all that; but we all have to move on at some point. One thing that I have noticed, and I guess I […]

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Liz and Gene O'Sullivan, Helen and Jim O'Connor, Tralee, at the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: And Finally…The Last Of Our Coverage Of Ladies Day (Part 4)

September 17, 2017 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day is brought to you by AIB Listowel… WE’VE brought you some serious style from the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday over the past couple of days. Now here’s our final part of our coverage featuring more stunning ladies from […]

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Roisin Mulvihill, Listowel, Emily O'Driscoll, Dublin and Ciara McNamara, Listowel, at the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Dry Day For The Ladies To Shine In Listowel (Part 3)

September 17, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S all quiet now until next June, but the Island was hopping on Friday for Ladies Day at Listowel Races. There were thousands of women there dressed to impress on a day when […]

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Roger Harty: Failure

Roger Harty: Failure

September 17, 2017 at 10:11 am 1 comment

THERE is no such thing as failure, The only real failure is the failure to try. Anytime we try something new, then it is almost inevitable and necessary that it is accompanied by a certain amount of failure, otherwise the statement ‘practice makes perfect’ wouldn’t exist. We see it so often […]

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Eimear O'Mahony, Geraldine O'Mahony and Bríd Walsh at the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Wonderful Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 2)

September 16, 2017 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Listowel… SO yesterday saw thousands of ladies get dressed up for Ladies Day in Listowel and there was some style on display. As you’ve seen earlier (click here and here for previous coverage) we […]

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Diane Jeffers, Nollaig McCarthy and Margaret Hynes Cahill at the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Style On Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 1)

September 16, 2017 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Listowel… IT was another incredible day of style at Listowel yesterday for the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous story), Jill Duggan from Killarney won the Best […]

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PHOTOS: All The Style Winners From Ladies Day In Listowel

PHOTOS: All The Style Winners From Ladies Day In Listowel

September 15, 2017 at 6:43 pm 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Listowel… THERE were winners alright in the style stakes at Listowel on Friday as McElligotts Honda Ladies Day drew thousands to the Island once again. Jill Duggan, from Killarney, was declared the overall winner of the McElligotts […]

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LISTOWEL RACES LAUNCH -   Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane pictured at the  launch of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day which will be held on Friday 15th of September at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival. The overall winner of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival will win an all new and super stylish Honda Jazz for a year plus a cheque for Ä3,000! Details of the amazing first prize were announced by David Fitzmaurice, Chairman, Listowel Race Company and Patrick McElligott, Managing Director, McElligotts Tralee. Judges were revealed as Ireland's top TV personalities and best known TV duo, Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane assisted by Kerry footballer and McElligott's ambassador Dave Moran. This is the third year of the McElligotts Honda sponsorship and in addition to the all new Honda Jazz with Ä3,000 cash for the Best Dressed Lady, there are also prizes for the Jazziest Headpiece, Most Iconic Lady, Most Glamorous Young Racer and Most Stylish Selfie!  Last year the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day attracted a record crowd of over 29,000, confirming it as one of the most popular and stylish events on the Irish racing and fashion calendar. The annual 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival runs from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September 2017. For more information visit www.listowelraces.ie. #listowelraces ##mcelligottshondaladiesday
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Three Days Of Fashion Competitions At Listowel Races Begins Thursday

September 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races this Friday is sponsored by AIB Listowel… FASHIONABLE racers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including dedicated categories for gentlemen, ladies, younger racers, vintage lovers, couples and the most Stylish Selfie! Commencing tomorrow […]

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WATCH: Fashion Lover Ashe To Feature On New RTE Show

WATCH: Fashion Lover Ashe To Feature On New RTE Show

September 12, 2017 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman is set to feature on the first episode of a new fashion series tonight (Tuesday) at 8.30pm on RTE1. Ashe Spillane from Tonevane will feature picking out an outfit for Killarney Races in ‘Frockfinders’, which goes behind the scenes of fashion boutiques all over Ireland capturing the difficult […]

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SPONSORED: With The New Kerry To Berlin Route, It’s Perfect For A Winter Break

SPONSORED: With The New Kerry To Berlin Route, It’s Perfect For A Winter Break

September 12, 2017 at 3:05 pm 1 comment

  KERRY Airport in conjunction with Ryanair announced earlier this year that from this November there will be a direct route to Berlin, Germany every Thursday and Sunday. This new route further adds to the number of Ryanair routes direct from Kerry Airport and reflects the Airport’s commitment on building […]

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