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Elma Walsh and Colin 'Poshey' Ahern launching the 5k A Day challenge.

Poshey Plans Special Finish To His 5k A Day Challenge

January 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

COLIN ‘Poshey’ Aherne has had a busy month. The well-known mental health awareness campaigner took on a 5k A Day for January challenge and he’s nearing the end of the road. Poshey was donating €1 for each run to total €31 for the month, but he started a gofundme page which has […]

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Contestants Wanted For Miss Kerry 2017 Event

Contestants Wanted For Miss Kerry 2017 Event

January 25, 2017 at 11:58 am 0 comments

THE organisers of Miss Kerry 2017 are currently looking for is now looking for applicants for 2017. The competition is open to women throughout the county, offering a great experience for the contestants, encouraging confidence and promotes ‘girl power’, say organisers. The competition has become very popular in recent years, with the 2017 event already […]

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Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

January 25, 2017 at 10:12 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event featuring a number of speakers on the topic of women’s health will be held in tomorrow evening (Thursday) at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On Women’s Health And […]

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PHOTOS: KBN Holds Lunch ‘N’ Learn Event At The Rose Hotel

PHOTOS: KBN Holds Lunch ‘N’ Learn Event At The Rose Hotel

January 24, 2017 at 11:51 am 0 comments

THE Kerry Businesswomen’s Network held an event on Practical Tools for Well-Being at The Rose hotel last Friday. The three key speakers were Ailish Brosnan, Susan Browne and Rebecca Atkinson. Ailish shared some recipes from Your Healthy Living Coach and gave ten tips to healthy eating and incorporating movement into our […]

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Noreen Noonan, Amy Noonan, Kieran Noonan, Jamie Moynihan, Saoirse Moynihan and Rian Moynihan at the Junior Parkrun on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Junior Parkrun Looks Forward To RTE Cameras Next Week

January 23, 2017 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

THERE was another great turnout at the Junior Parkrun on Sunday and there will be even bigger crowds this coming weekend, as the RTE cameras are on the way. The 2k course in the Town Park is proving a big hit with youngsters over the past number of weeks. The […]

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Orla Brosnan and Oonagh McGibney at the Tralee Triathlon Club Aquathon event at Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Triathlon Club Members Enjoy Event At The Complex

January 23, 2017 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Triathlon Club have got the New Year off to a good start with their first event of 2017 taking place last Sunday at Tralee Sports Complex. A club aquathon put the winter training to the test with a pool swim and run. For this event the bikes were left at home. Members […]

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The Chef’s Table: Top Tips For A Healthier Diet

The Chef’s Table: Top Tips For A Healthier Diet

January 22, 2017 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Mark Doe of the ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has some healthy recipes for January… We all know the benefits of a healthy diet. You will certainly feel better if you watch what you eat. It is so easy to open packet and jar of convenience foods, but they […]

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Roger Harty: Thank You

Roger Harty: Thank You

January 22, 2017 at 10:06 am 0 comments

THE sages say that perhaps the most powerful feelings that we can endow ourselves with is that of gratitude, and the easiest way to express that feeling is to say a simple yet sincere ‘Thank You’. Last week I wrote an article about the importance of tradition and culture in our […]

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Repro Free: Tuesday 23rd February 2016. Picture Jason Clarke.

Oesophageal Cancer Fund Looking For Lollipop Day Volunteers In Kerry

January 21, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

THE Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) is looking for volunteers in Kerry for Lollipop Days on March 3rd and 4th. Lollipop Day involves thousands of people selling lollipops (€2) nationwide, in an effort to raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer. Without the generosity and support from volunteers, the OCF would not be able […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Benefits Of Folic Acid

Dr Caitlin: The Benefits Of Folic Acid

January 21, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on the benefits of Folic Acid… What is folic acid? Folic acid, which is also known as folate, is a B group vitamin. Like most other vitamins, it cannot be made in the body, so it must be taken […]

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Marilyn O'Shea and Ashley O'Shea at the start of the Valentine's 10 Mile Road Race from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Set For The Valentines 10 Mile Road Race

January 20, 2017 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

IT’S that time of the year again! The Kerry’s Eye Tralee International Valentines Weekend 10 Mile Road Race returns next month and pinks and reds will be the order of the day on Sunday, February 12. Last year around 500 people took part in the race in sunny – but cold […]

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Launching the 'Valentines With A Difference' event at the Rose Hotel on Thursday were, seated; Phil Stack and Eileen Comerford of Recovery Haven. Back; Dermot Crowley and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Valentines Night With A Difference’ With Fundraiser In Rose Hotel

January 20, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

NOW this really is a great idea and for an even better cause. Valentines Day falls on a Tuesday this year and for those of you thinking about a night out, Recovery Haven and The Rose Hotel have come up with something very special. It’s not just for loved-up couples either. […]

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After Lisa Sells Out, She’s Back For A Second Masterclass At CH

After Lisa Sells Out, She’s Back For A Second Masterclass At CH

January 20, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

THERE was an incredible reaction to news that a top make-up blogger was coming to CH Chemists next month, so much so that it sold out. If you were one of the people to miss out on tickets, then you’ll be delighted to know that a second Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan […]

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CBS Students Attend Massive Cycle Against Suicide Event In Limerick

CBS Students Attend Massive Cycle Against Suicide Event In Limerick

January 19, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

  CBS The Green students were among the thousands who attended the biggest ever Cycle Against Suicide Student Leaders’ Congress this week and found it a really worthwhile experience. Last week, students and teachers travelled to the University of Limerick to the event where 6,000 students gathered in UL to raise awareness of the […]

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Mommy Moments: We Need To Talk About Sophie…The Giraffe

Mommy Moments: We Need To Talk About Sophie…The Giraffe

January 19, 2017 at 9:58 am 1 comment

Jennifer Kissane went investigating her son’s teething toy, Sophie the Giraffe, amid claims the product contains mould. It didn’t end well for Sophie… ALL mommies have more than likely read or heard the recent warnings across social media and in the print media about Sophie the Giraffe, the popular teething […]

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Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

Pieta House To Move Its Service In Balloonagh To Moyderwell Centre

January 18, 2017 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

PIETA House will move its Balloonagh services to its Moyderwell base after it was revealed its lease on Catherine McAuley House had ended and the property is to be sold by the Diocese of Kerry. The suicide prevention charity had taken over the client base of the Console charity, which was located at […]

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Orlagh Winters: Irish Cancer Society Ad Campaign Sickens Me

Orlagh Winters: Irish Cancer Society Ad Campaign Sickens Me

January 18, 2017 at 10:29 am 2 comments

DRIVING home from University College Hospital Galway during the week, I turned the radio off in temper. Why? Because of that bloody advert for the Irish Cancer Society. You know the one, “I want to get cancer…” It angers and sickens me so much that I can feel the bile rise inside […]

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Roger Harty: Tradition And Culture

Roger Harty: Tradition And Culture

January 15, 2017 at 11:29 am 2 comments

DID you ever hear the comment passed about someone –‘He’s a nice man but there is no real depth to him’? What does this word ‘depth’ mean and is it important if he is a nice man? Well I suppose nice is good but if we really want to develop […]

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Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

January 14, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event discussing a range of topics to do with women’s health will be held in towards the end of the month at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On […]

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Dr Caitlin: What Causes Hair Loss And Treatment For It

Dr Caitlin: What Causes Hair Loss And Treatment For It

January 14, 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor, of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on hair loss which causes concern for many men and women… What is the normal cycle of hair growth and loss? The normal cycle of hair growth lasts for two to six years. Each hair grows approximately 1 cm (less […]

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A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

January 13, 2017 at 8:34 am 0 comments

JANUARY is a notoriously quiet time for events, but things get more lively next month so here’s something for ladies into their fashion and beauty to look forward to. Just in time for Valentines Day, a Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan (Just Jordan) in conjunction with NOTE Cosmetics will take place  on […]

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

Zoe’s World: Why Can’t Women Stop Bitchin’ About Each Other?

January 11, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

AS a girl/woman (depending on your viewpoint), I would like to think that we have made several major leaps and bounds in society in the last number of years. It’s taken a lot, and we have taken several steps back, recently with the election of Trump, but we have been making […]

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Mommy Moments: I’ll Miss These Blurry, Sleepless, Hormonal Maternity-Leave Days

Mommy Moments: I’ll Miss These Blurry, Sleepless, Hormonal Maternity-Leave Days

January 10, 2017 at 2:53 pm 1 comment

Our new columnist, Jennifer Kissane, is going back to work soon after maternity leave and it’s a time filled with emotion… “On the day a baby is born, so too is a mother. She never existed before.”– Rajneesh. My baby is 6 months old and the hazy, fog-filled daze I’ve been […]

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Marie Scott, Dara Quirke, Deirdre Maguire, Niamh O'Donnell and Maura O'Donnell enjoying Women's Christmas at Benners Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Night Brings Festive Season To A Close

January 7, 2017 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

AND so it ends. The festive season is officially over and ladies hit restaurants all over town last night to bid it farewell on Women’s Christmas. Restaurants were packed all over Tralee, as groups large and small enjoyed some delicious meals and the odd glass of wine. We visited the Brogue, The Grand […]

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Seven Things To Ponder Before Starting Your New Year Exercise Regime

Seven Things To Ponder Before Starting Your New Year Exercise Regime

January 7, 2017 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Micheal Dillon, of Kinetic Health And Fitness Gym in Monavalley, gives some advice on what to do before you jump into a fitness plan for the new year… 1. Plan Out Your Goals The biggest mistake that most people make when they start training is exercising for the sake of […]

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Dr Caitlin: Head Lice Are Not Nice

Dr Caitlin: Head Lice Are Not Nice

January 7, 2017 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of St Brendan’s Park Medical Centre, looks at the problem of head lice which can occur when children go back to school… Head lice are tiny greyish-brown wingless insects that are about the size of a sesame seed when fully grown. They have six legs that end […]

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Emma Lonergan, Richard Horgan, Shannon McInerney, Leanne Moriarty and Mark Donovan  at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Mounthawk Students’ Debs Ball

January 7, 2017 at 11:57 am 0 comments

THURSDAY night saw over 300 student party in Ballyroe Heights Hotel at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball. It was a fantastic night for the students, most of whom are facing into months of study ahead of the Leaving Cert so it was a chance for all of them to get together […]

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Hannah Edwards, Anne Dowling, Sinead Shanahan, Nora Courtney, Jenny Godley and Amy Shalvey at the Mercy Mounthawk students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Super Style As Mounthawk Students Enjoy Debs Ball At Ballyroe (Part 1)

January 6, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

WITH just a few days before returning to their studies (sorry to remind ye guys!), the students from Mercy Mounthawk converged in their hundreds at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The occasion? Well, the Debs Ball of course – organised by the students themselves – with a three course […]

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Hilda Doody, Margaret O'Connor, Caroline Coffey and Heidi Heinrich at the opening night of the Garvey's Get Fit campaign at Garvey's Supervalu on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Good Turnout As Garvey’s Get Fit Crew Takes To The Road

January 6, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

A DRY night and a great atmosphere helped kick off the Garveys Supervalu series of walks to coincide with the launch of Operation Transformation this week. The ‘Garvey’s FitCrew’, were joined at the start by members of Garvey’s Tralee Warriors and Head Coach Mark Bernsen, who encouraged the fine turnout present to persevere with […]

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Garvey’s Supervalu Is All Set To Get You Healthier For The New Year

Garvey’s Supervalu Is All Set To Get You Healthier For The New Year

January 5, 2017 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

LOTS of exercise, great fun and healthy eating are the order of the day at Garveys Supervalu Tralee where customers, staff and friends are beginning a fantastic new programme of fitness in association with Operation Transformation tonight. Aptly named ‘Garvey’s FitCrew’, they have planned out a series of walks/runs around the town over an 8-week period. This wonderful initiative begins tonight (Thursday) and […]

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