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Ladies on the catwalk at the Blennerville School Fashion Show at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fun Night On The Catwalk For Blennerville Pupils And Staff

June 1, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was fashion, fun and great prizes as hundreds attended the St Brendan’s NS Blennerville Fashion Show on Thursday night. The Ballyroe Heights Hotel was the venue for the fundraiser which saw pupils, parents and models take to the runway, displaying fashions from 21 local shops with a wide range of […]

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Jimmy Deenihan at the start of the Pedal In The Park event from Tralee Bay Wetlands on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two Great Events To Get Families On Their Bikes In Tralee

May 31, 2018 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Recreation & Sports Partnership, in collaboration with local cycling clubs, are inviting families of all ages to participate in the ‘Pedal in The Park’ and ‘Any Bike Will Do’ events in Tralee, part of a series of forthcoming events for National Bike Week. These events are aimed at getting […]

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Pupils from St Brendan's NS Blennerville looking forward to the fashion show with teacher Sorcha Ryan. Colette Price and Gráinne Smith of the Parents Council and teacher Olivia Ní She. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pupils To Take To The Catwalk For Blennerville School Fashion Show

May 31, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S showtime as St Brendan’s National School, Blennerville are taking to the catwalk tonight, for their Fashion Show fundraiser. The event will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel and promises to be a fantastic night of entertainment, fashion and fun for all the family. The event has been planned for […]

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Breda OMahoney, Kerry Rose 2017 and Daithi O'Se at the launch of the Rose of Tralee 10Km with Tralee Harriers AC on Saturday. Photo by Will Nolan

Breda And Daithí Help Launch The Rose Of Tralee 10k

May 30, 2018 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee 10km was launched on Saturday by Rose of Tralee Host Daithi O’Se and last year’s Kerry Rose, Breda O’Mahony on Saturday last at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel in Tralee. Also in attendance were Oliver Hurley, Festival of Kerry, Una O’Mahoney Radar Retail and Martin Fitzgerald Chair of […]

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Ciara Culloty, Claire Savage, Katie Guinan, contestant Stephanie Horan, Georgina Lynch and Alison O'Connor at the Kerry Rose Selection Night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Kerry Rose Selection Night

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel saw its fair share of glamour and style at the weekend. On Friday the Connect Kerry Women In Business awards took place while on Saturday it was the turn of the Kerry Rose contestants and their supporters to dress to impress. Celine O’Shea was chosen at […]

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Stephanie Moroney, Carly Norris and Kathleen Powell at the Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards (Part 2)

May 26, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here for previous coverage), the Connect Kerry Women in Business awards was another stylish affair in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. There was a host of awards given out on the night to winners from all over the county, on a night filled […]

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Ciarán Duffin with Helen and Ronan Falvey at the Optimal Fitness Corporate Challenge 10k/5k from Aspen Grove on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glorious Weather For The Optimal Fitness Corporate Challenge

May 26, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone for the Optimal Fitness Tralee’s 5k and 10k Corporate Challenge from Aspen Grove on Friday with around 22o registering for the event. There were companies from all over Kerry taking part and there was a great atmosphere before the runners set off on the route at 7pm. As […]

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Nollaig McCarthy, Catriona Kennedy, Catherine Keane and Lisa Martin at the Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards (Part 1)

May 26, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

FABULOUS glamour, style, fun, food and awards made for a wonderful night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel for the annual Connect Kerry Women in Business Awards. Organised by Margaret Kissane Publisher and Editor of Connect Magazine, the Awards celebrated and recognised the enormous entrepreneurial talent and success of women who […]

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Alan Pan with CH Tralee staff Ciara Cashan, Sharon Houlihan and Karen Corridon at the CH Tralee Alan Pan Estee Lauder Masterclass on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Hosts Top Make-Up Artist For Masterclass

May 24, 2018 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Tralee hosted a famed make-up artist for a masterclass last night. Alan Pan is one of Estee Lauder’s leading global makeup artists and has worked with celebrities such as Kendall Jenner. Based in the UK, Alan works across North America, the UK and Europe.  He appears frequently on TV […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

May 23, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

It’s that time of year again when the Kerry Rose is chosen. The 2018 selection takes place on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel so it’s time to find out more about the 25 contestants… AMIE MCNAMARA SPONSORED BY THE THATCH Amie is 20 years old from Listowel, County […]

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Michell Greaney, Optimal Fitness, with runners from Aspen Grove. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time For Teams And Individuals To Take Part In 5k/10k Corporate Challenge

May 23, 2018 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather is supposed to be great for Friday evening, so conditions will be perfect for the Optimal Fitness Tralee’s Corporate Challenge event. This 5k and 10k event takes place from Aspen Grove on the Castlemaine Road at 7pm and teams and individuals still have time to enter. “It is […]

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Mary O’Donnell To Help Launch Skincare Range At Horan’s Healthstore

May 22, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at Horan’s The Square Tralee with special guest Mary O’Donnell Beauty.   Tickets are €5 and are redeemable on the night. They are available from Horan’s The Square. There’s refreshments and nibbles on arrival, goodie […]

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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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Pupils from St Brendan's NS Blennerville looking forward to the fashion show with teacher Sorcha Ryan. Colette Price and Gráinne Smith of the Parents Council and teacher Olivia Ní She. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pupils To Take To The Runway At Blennerville School Fashion Show

May 15, 2018 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s National School, Blennerville are taking to the catwalk shortly for the first time, as they are busily preparing for their Fashion Show fundraiser. The event will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday, May 31 and promises to be a fantastic night of entertainment, fashion and fun […]

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At the launch of Listowel June Bank Holiday Race Meeting were (from left) Brenda Daly (Listowel Race Company), John Galvin (Chairman Listowel Race Company), Eilish Stack (Organiser) and Sinead O Brien (judge of Ladies Day - also known as ‘Sinead Curvy Style’) . Photo Credit: John Kelliher

If you are looking for serious racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  . . . then race to the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th of June.  As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening.  The fashion highlight, Ladies Day on Sunday 3rd of June, will be judged by award winning soprano, model, and social media star, Sinead O’Brien, known also as “Sinead’s Curvy Style”. There is a total prize fund of €5,000, generously sponsored by the businesses and publicans of Listowel town. For more information on Listowel Races contact 068 21144 / 21172 or visit www.listowelraces.ie #listowelraces

Looking Forward To Ladies Day At Listowel This June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 14, 2018 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

SERIOUS racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  are on the cards at the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday/Monday June 3/4. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening. The fashion […]

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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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Ivan Parker and McKenzie Keane at the Churchill GAA 'Lip Sing Battle' at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on  Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Churchill GAA’s ‘Lip Sing Battle’ (Part 2)

May 8, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fantastic night of entertainment in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday night. The occasion was the Churchill GAA ‘Lip Sing Battle’ and it was an amazing success with over 500 people attending. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous story), John Murray got the nod from […]

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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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Image Skincare Expert To Give Tips At CH Chemists Event

Image Skincare Expert To Give Tips At CH Chemists Event

May 2, 2018 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists will host national IMAGE Skincare Trainer, Caroline Casey, at a special event on Friday week, May 11. An expert in her field, Caroline will be going through all the new lines in IMAGE Vital C & Ageless Range and will be giving the perfect resolutions to aging later. […]

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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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Kian Ó Riagáin, Eve Ní Chriodáin Amy Ní Mháirtín and Sean Ó Murchú at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Transition Year students' Fashion Show in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Hit The Catwalk For Annual Fashion Show

April 27, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students turned on the style last night for their annual fashion show. There was a large crowd at The Rose Hotel for the event which saw the students take to the catwalk in fashions from numerous local businesses. Mentored by teacher Michelle D’Altúin, the students organise every aspect […]

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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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at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The IT Tralee Clubs And Societies Ball

April 26, 2018 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE glamour was something else at Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for the annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball. Around 350 students from the college attended the final students ball of the year and it was a chance to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs 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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Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

April 24, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL hair and beauty salon has will raise funds during the month of May for a great cause. Ballybeg Hair and Beauty are doing a month long initiative to support the Palliative Care Unit at UHK. “We all love to look and feel good and at Ballybeg Hair and […]

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