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Rebecca Murphy, Jessica O'Connor, Katie Sugrue and Ruth Carey at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The ITT Clubs And Societies Ball (Part 2)

April 6, 2019 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball took place on Thursday night and there was no shortage of style. Around 350 students from the college attended the event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and societies. We brought you some of […]

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Michelle Parker, Irene Okunbor and Clíona O'Connor at the IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The IT Tralee Clubs And Societies Ball (Part 1)

April 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel was once again the venue last night for the annual IT Tralee Clubs and Societies Ball. Around 350 students from the college attended and it was a chance to celebrate student participation and achievement in the college’s clubs and societies. There were also four special awards […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco with Audrey Moran of MS Tralee looking forward to the coffee/fashion morning on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning Fundraiser

April 3, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event, the first at the store this year, to raise funds of MS Tralee and North Kerry Branch. From 11am to […]

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Tomás Garvey joined by Kerry legends Colm Cooper, Eoin Liston, Ogie Moran and Sean Walsh. Photo by Julien Behal

PHOTO GALLERY: Hundreds Enjoy Oiche Chiarraí At Croke Park

April 2, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

OICHE Chiarraí 2019, the flagship event in the annual calendar of the Kerry Association in Dublin, took place on Saturday in the iconic setting of Croke Park. The Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were presented with the Laochra Chiarraí 2019 award on the night by the President of the Kerry Association […]

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Launching the 'Celebrity Chef' fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven were Sales and Marketing Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley, Phil Stack of Recovery Haven, General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan, Carol Barry of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Incredible Prizes At Fantastic Night Out This Friday In The Rose Hotel

April 1, 2019 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

ROUNDS of golf at world-famous courses and luxury nights away are among the amazing attractions at a dining experience to remember from four renowned chefs at The Rose Hotel this Friday night. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive pastry chef […]

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Pamela Prendiville Farr (left) with Jessica Sheridan.

Kerry Woman Launches Podcast ‘For All Mum Kind’

March 28, 2019 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY mother of one, Pamela Prendiville Farr, launches ‘For All Mum Kind’ The Podcast this Mother’s Day, Sunday, March 31. ‘For All Mum Kind’ is a homegrown Irish podcast described as “for mums by mums”.  A new episode will be released every Sunday on podcast platforms. Pamela is mother […]

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Allanagh O'Sullivan.

Allanagh To Represent Ireland In World Skills Final In Russia

March 27, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

A LIXNAW teenager will go on to represent her country in the World Skills Final in Russia later this year after winning the national competition at the weekend. Kerry ETB trainee, Allanagh O Sullivan from Lixnaw won the national title in the beauty therapy category at the Ireland Skills Live […]

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Roger Harty: Do The Opposite (Part 2)

Roger Harty: Do The Opposite (Part 2)

March 24, 2019 at 10:38 am 2 comments

LAST week I wrote about ‘Do The Opposite’ (click here for previous column) and I want to continue on that theme. Most people will go for a hot shower in the morning but something I have discovered in recent years, the benefits of a cold shower. Yes, it is a […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary Invites You Into Her ‘Capsule’ For A Great Evening Of Beauty, Fashion And More

March 20, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

WELL-KNOWN beauty expert Mary O’Donnell is bringing her first live show to Tralee on Saturday, March 30 in the Ashe Hotel. Mary from Tralee is one of Ireland’s leading beauty experts on TV, radio, social and as a brand ambassador. The focus of evening is “Capsule” so focussing on what you […]

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Sorcha Keoghan, Sandra Egan and Denise O'Connor at the finish line. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Brave The Wind And Rain At Tralee Half-Marathon And 10k

March 17, 2019 at 11:04 am 1 comment

THEY’RE a hardy lot that running crowd. It was a case of driving rain and wind on Saturday morning as hundred of people set off on the Tralee Half Marathon, 10k and 5k races from Tralee Bay Wetlands. There was no let up all morning but they ploughed on and […]

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Roger Harty: Green Is The Colour

Roger Harty: Green Is The Colour

March 17, 2019 at 10:56 am 1 comment

THERE is a wonderful Chelsea Football Club song of the ‘60s and 70’s origin called ‘Blue is the colour’. In fact it is now the Chelsea FC anthem and it unites fans whenever they meet. It begins like this ‘Blue is the colour, football is the game, we’re all together […]

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Setting off at the final night of the Couch To 5k Run on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduating From The ‘Couch To 5k’ With Born To Run Club

March 15, 2019 at 9:40 am 1 comment

WHILE the wind and rain on Thursday evening made it a night on the couch for most people, over 50 runners from Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club braved the elements to complete their first ever 5k. Kicking off at Áras an Phobail in Moyderwell, the latest recruits- who joined […]

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Paula Mee, Celia Holman Lee and Nathalie Lennon will be guests at the event in the INEC on March 28.

Fantastic Ladies Lifestyle Evening For The INEC

March 13, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS FOR ABOVE EVENT DAWN Milk and the National Dairy Council are delighted to host a fabulous Ladies Lifestyle Evening at the INEC, Killarney on Thursday March 28. The evening will include advice on shaping up your diet and nutrition with dietitian Paula Mee. Style queen […]

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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

Still Time To Enter Tralee Half-Marathon, 10k And 5k Races

March 13, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just days to go, preparations are well advanced for Saturday when Tralee Harriers will host their fundraising Half Marathon and 10k. The Half Marathon will be starting at the Tralee Bay Wetlands centre at 10am with the 5k/10k starting at 10.30am. The club has been approached by various local running […]

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Yvonnee Savage at the Image awards.

Yvonne Wins Silver At Image Best In Beauty Awards

March 12, 2019 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

EXPOSE Hair Studio Manageress, Yvonne Savage, has won the Silver Award at the prestigious Image Best in Beauty Awards in Dublin on Sunday. She was the only Kerry hairdresser nominated at the awards and was in a hotly contested category of Best Bloody Brilliant Blow Dry. Yvonne was accompanied by […]

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Nicola O'Carroll, Aisling O'Leary and Erin Hoare at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 2)

March 11, 2019 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we told you who won what and showed you some of the style at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel (click here for previous coverage). A huge crowd of 260 guests had a wonderful day (and night) and there was some serious glamour to be […]

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at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Style At The Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 1)

March 11, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S probably one of the most stylish occasions of the year and the ladies attending the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards 2019 did not disappoint when it came to glamour on Sunday at The Rose Hotel. Around 260 guests enjoyed a fantastic afternoon, evening and night of food, fun and […]

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Roger Harty: Do The Opposite

Roger Harty: Do The Opposite

March 10, 2019 at 10:08 am 2 comments

IF there is one thing for sure it is this – our world is constantly changing. The population of the world at the beginning of the nineteenth century was 1 billion people, now it is heading rapidly towards 8 billion. The mind boggles. In this ever changing world certain truths […]

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Roger Harty: The Original Author of Mindfulness

Roger Harty: The Original Author of Mindfulness

March 3, 2019 at 9:40 am 1 comment

MINDFULNESS: A mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment. I was first introduced to the whole area of mindfulness when I read the book The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. They say that necessity is the mother of invention and the necessity in my case […]

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Michelle Greaney (second from left) presents a cheque for €1,700, proceeds from the recent Optimal Fitness 10 Miler, to Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice. Also included is Bridie O'Connor, Brian O'Sullivan of The Rose Hotel and Breda Barry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Michelle’s Run Raises Funds For Kerry Hospice

February 28, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an event which drew around 370 people to the Rose Hotel just two weeks ago and yesterday evening the proceeds from the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race were presented to Kerry Hospice. Organised by Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness, she said she was delighted with the turnout […]

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Con O'Connor (standing second from left) of Pieta House with the Tralee Darkness Into Light committee at the presentation of proceeds from last year's event. Front from left; Martin Brosnan, Marilyn O'Shea and Aidan O'Sullivan. Back from left; Stephanie Turner, Ann Leahy O'Shea and Pat Turner. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Amount Raised From Tralee Darkness Into Light 2018

February 27, 2019 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Darkness Into Light event was a massive success again last May and this year’s walk was launched at a cheque presentation at Kirby’s Brogue Inn last night. The cheque of €41,198.97 raised in the 2018 event was presented to Con O’Connor, Co-ordinator of Pieta House in the South West, […]

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Pupils, staff and parents launch the Ardfert NS Cycle which takes place on Sunday, April 28. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ardfert NS Looks Forward To Annual Fundraising Cycle

February 26, 2019 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the 6th Ardfert Annual Cycle in aid of Ardfert  School Building Fund. After such a strong turnout last year, the cycle will again take place in springtime  with this year’s event scheduled for Sunday, April 28. This cycle provides the perfect opportunity for those preparing […]

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Representatives of this years main charities at the launch of The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2019, at Muckross Gardens, Killarney. The Annual cycle now in its 36th year, takes place on Saturday 6th July 2019. It is Ireland’s largest single day fundraising event. Registration for the charity cycle opens this Thursday 28th February via www.ringofkerrycycle.ie .Back row from left, Evelyn Goggin, Cúnamh Iveragh, Marisa Reidy, Recovery Havan, Michéal O’ Muircheartaigh (Sports Commentator), Kerry Parents & Friends, Sean Heaphy, Aras Mhuire, Nursing Home, front row, Eoghan O’Sullivan, Breakthrough Cancer Research and Vera O’Leary, Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Registration For Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle Opens On Thursday

February 25, 2019 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is back, with registration for the 2019 event opening this Thursday at 12 noon via their website www.ringofkerrycycle.ie. Thousands of leisure cyclists are expected to take part in this year’s 175km Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, with places limited to 8,000 this year […]

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Lillian Shortt, Caroline Martin, Colette Mallon and Edel Sheehan at the Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Diamond Ball In Ballygarry (Part 2)

February 24, 2019 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here if you missed it), Ballygarry House Hotel was the place to be last night as hundreds of guests enjoyed a lavish occasion for a great cause. The Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry was a big hit and provided the first real […]

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Conor Hoey, Kathleen Hoey, Jimmy Litchfield, Brenda Litchfield Kevin Cotter and Fiona Kirby at the Diamond Ball in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Glittering Night At The Diamond Ball In Ballygarry (Part 1)

February 24, 2019 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

WITH over 250 guests attending, the Diamond Ball was an outstanding success at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. It was all in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry and one of the main attractions was a beautiful diamond piece worth €1,000 courtesy of Billy Nolan & Hilsers Jewelers, Tralee, which was […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey.

Scotia Clinic: Answering Questions About The Journey Of Surrogacy

February 22, 2019 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Dr. Mary Mc Caffrey, Medical Director MB FRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician – Gynaecologist at The Scotia Clinic, Tralee, answers the most frequently asked questions about the journey of surrogacy… Who typically considers Surrogacy? Surrogacy has traditionally been considered by couples where the woman’s health and pregnancy has been either unsustainable or […]

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Petmania Tralee.

Petmania’s ‘Operation TransPAWmation’ Kicks Off With Dog Walk In Tralee

February 20, 2019 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of pet parents and four legged friends are expected to take part in Petmania’s Operation TransPAWmation Tralee dog walk. The charity event will take place in Ballyseedy Wood on Sunday, March 3. The walk will be starting at 10.30am with registration from 10.00am. It is a free event and […]

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Brave Little Carmen Is A Water Babies Hero

Brave Little Carmen Is A Water Babies Hero

February 20, 2019 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A  15-MONTH-OLD girl from Castlegregory has just won a Water Babies Little Hero Award. Water Babies, Ireland’s leading baby and toddler swimming school, has announced that sixteen inspirational Little Heroes have been honoured at this year’s Water Babies Little Heroes awards ceremony at Junction 6 in Blanchardstown, Dublin. Little Hero Carmen […]

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Ard Chúram in Listowel

New Service For Stroke Patients Commences In Listowel

February 19, 2019 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

ARD Chúram Day Care Centre, Greenville, Listowel has commenced a new pilot Stroke Day Service, providing nursing and physiotherapy supports to people recovering from a stroke in the north Kerry and West Limerick region. The Stroke Day Service is a pilot programme supported by the HSE National Office for Older […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey.

Scotia Clinic Team To Speak At Families Through Surrogacy Conference

February 19, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

DR. Mary Mc Caffrey, Medical Director MB FRCOG, Consultant Obstetrician – Gynaecologist at The Scotia Clinic, Tralee and her team will be speaking at the upcoming Families through Surrogacy conference on March 9, at the Ashling Hotel, Dublin 8, from 2:30pm – 6pm. On the day Dr. Fabian Ward PhD […]

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