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Aoife Daly and Kayrena Dowling at the Kerins O'Rahillys 'Strictly Club Dancing' on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From Kerins O’Rahillys ‘Strictly’ Night (Part 2)

March 18, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a memorable night for Kerins O’Rahillys as they held their second ‘Strictly Club Dancing’ event on Friday in The Brandon Hotel. Around 1,000 tickets were sold and unsurprisingly, many if them came dressed to impress on the night. Here’s some of the style from the night and more […]

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Roger Harty: The Precious Shamrock

Roger Harty: The Precious Shamrock

March 18, 2018 at 10:11 am 1 comment

IF you were to look up the meaning of the word precious in the dictionary you would find the following…‘of great value; not to be wasted or treated carelessly’. Another bit of trivia is that the word precious originates from the Latin word pretiōsus costly, valuable, equivalent to preti(um) price. […]

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Launching the Kerry Hospice Good Friday walks around the county were, in front; athlete Shona Heaslip, Maura Sullivan, Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and her daughter Olivia Crean. Back from left; Joe Hennebery (Tralee), Pat Doolan (Killarney, Michelle Jones (Killorglin), Eileen Sheehy (Listowel), Jenny Tarrant (Listowel), Mary O'Connor, Mary Shanahan, Breda O'Sullivan (Killorglin) and Andrea O'Donoghue (Tralee). Photo by Dermot Crean

People Urged To Hit The Road On Good Friday For The Hospice

March 16, 2018 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE athlete Shona Heaslip and Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh were on hand on Thursday evening to help launch the annual Kerry Hospice Good Friday Walks around the county. They will take place in various locations including Killarney, Killorglin, Inch, Listowel, the Spa and Tralee to name but a few. The […]

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Simon Lorne, Olivera Ivkovic, Liridona Bunjaku and Elsa Cenaj at the IT Tralee Students Unio Ball on Wednesday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The IT Tralee Students Union Ball

March 15, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the nurses and agri studies students had their fun last week, this time it was the occasion of the IT Tralee Students Union Ball to bring the glamour to Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Over 150 students and staff members from IT Tralee enjoyed a meal and entertainment from No Direction […]

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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

Stacks To Remember Paul Lucey With 10k/5k Memorial Run/Walk

March 13, 2018 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW 5k/10k event will take place in May to remember a great servant to the Austin Stacks Club. The ‘Run for the Rock — Paul Lucey 10km / 5km Memorial Run was launched on Monday night at Austin Stacks clubhouse. This run is to honour the memory of Paul […]

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Lucia Murphy, Kellie Houlihan, Tina O'Connor, Andrea Moriarty and Mags Sugrue of Aspire Hair Solutions at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards in The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

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

March 12, 2018 at 3:29 pm 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 capacity crowd of 275 guests had a wonderful day (and night) and there was some serious glamour to […]

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Stephanie Kerins, Emma McElligott, Leanne Walsh, Andrea Kerins and Tara O'Sullivan of Boutique at Ballyroe at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards in The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Connect Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 1)

March 12, 2018 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a staggering amount of style and glamour in The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the second annual Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards. A sellout crowd of 275 guests enjoyed a fantastic afternoon, evening and night of food, fun and awards at an event which has already become […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of Fasting

Roger Harty: The Power Of Fasting

March 11, 2018 at 9:03 am 1 comment

AS I write this, I am just reflecting on how the word ‘Fasting’ is a term we hardly use anymore, it’s as if it is ‘old hat’ and a thing of the past. It’s also associated with what we could call self – inflicted suffering and deprivation and when we […]

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Louise McGillycuddy, Noreen O'Sullivan, Emily Fitzpatrick and Aoife O'Shea at the IT Tralee Nursing and Agri Students Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyroe Rocks For The ITT Students’ Nursing And Agri Studies Ball

March 10, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 students from the IT Tralee put on their gladrags last night for the Nursing and Agricultural Studies Ball. Taking place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, the students were dressed to impress for this annual event and enjoyed a four course meal followed by entertainment from ‘Hell For Leather’ and  a […]

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Know Your Rights: Free Cancer Screening Programmes

March 10, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My friend has been offered free screening for cancer. She says it’s a national free screening programme. How can I take part? Answer: The National Cancer Screening Service provides free […]

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Jewellery, Cosmetics And Dining Out — Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

Jewellery, Cosmetics And Dining Out — Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

March 8, 2018 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Time is running out to get that wonderful gift for mammy, so if you’re stuck for ideas have a look here… 1. CH has it all… CH Tralee have suggested some great gifts that mom would love on Sunday. First up is the Lancome La Vie est Belle EDP 50ml […]

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Seminar On Link Between Dance And Healthcare And Well-Being

Seminar On Link Between Dance And Healthcare And Well-Being

March 8, 2018 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

A TWO-DAY seminar titled ‘Dance and Health Event’ will take place at Siamsa Tíre next month on the relevance of dance to healthcare and well-being. The event, on  April 26/27, will bring together dance artists, healthcare professionals and service users to explore the possibilities for dance in healthcare. “We need to […]

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REPRO FREE - Pictured L/R - Denis Walsh Tralee , Michael McCarthy , Pauleen O'Sullivan Nurse Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre and Kathleen Jordan Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre .
MICHAEL McCarthy from Ardfert has said he would love to take part in this year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, but he can’t because he has Multiple Sclerosis and is confined to a wheelchair. Full of life and positivity, he is client of Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older Persons in Tralee which has been fortunately chosen as one of the main beneficiary charities for the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2018 (ROKCC). Registration opens on Saturday 10th March and Michael has invited able-bodied cyclists to participate in this year’s showpiece with a view to raising much needed funds to develop a new multipurpose unit at the centre in Caherslee, Tralee.”
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Michael Asks People To Saddle Up For Baile Mhuire In Ring Of Kerry Cycle

March 7, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

MICHAEL McCarthy from Ardfert has said he would love to take part in this year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, but he can’t because he has Multiple Sclerosis and is confined to a wheelchair. Full of life and positivity, he is client of Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older […]

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Grace Mongey (Faces By Grace).

Top Make-Up And Lifestyle Blogger For CH Masterclass

March 7, 2018 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

A TOP beauty blogger will visit CH Chemists in Tralee later this month for a make-up masterclass. Grace Mongey is a 29 year old mum of one from Tallaght who has become enormously popular through her Faces By Grace blog on social media. She has over 75,000 likes for her […]

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Zoe O'Carroll, Sarah Thornton, Maureen McCarthy and Kayleigh Murphy of Brush N Blush, at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds To Attend Connect Hair And Beauty Awards

March 6, 2018 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is a huge crowd expected this Sunday in The Rose Hotel for the second annual Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards 2018. Organised by Margaret Kissane, publisher of Connect Magazine, the Awards will both celebrate and recognize the enormous talent and success of the hair and beauty industry in […]

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Organisers, sponsors and participants in the upcoming Ballybunion Leisure Centre 24 Hour Hydrobike event for charity later this month.

Participants Wanted For 24 Hour Charity Hydrobike Event In Ballybunion

March 6, 2018 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY event in Ballybunion is seeking participants to help raise funds for Nano Nagle School in Listowel and Kerry Parents and Friends. Organised by Ballybunion Health and Leisure Centre and sponsored by The Coast Cafe, the event will see people take turns on the hydrobikes in the pool over […]

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Roger Harty: Breath Meditation

Roger Harty: Breath Meditation

March 4, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

IT is often said “you don’t know what’s around the corner” and that is true for most things…most things with the exception of the breath. You see the breath is always available, as long as we are alive it is constantly at hand. In fact the first thing that a […]

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Stay Off The Road Is Still The Message From Council

Stay Off The Road Is Still The Message From Council

March 2, 2018 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Status Red weather warning still in effect for Kerry and with further snowfall and freezing conditions anticipated this evening and tonight, the Kerry Local Coordination Group is appealing to members of the public not to travel for the rest of today. At this stage, national primary routes in the […]

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Maree O'Connor, Maeve O'Connor, Labhaoise O'Connor, Sinead Joy, Denise O'Mahony, Breda O'Sullivan and Eileen Whelan of Paco at the Paco Coffee Morning/Fashion Show in aid of Inspired on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco’s Fundraiser Is An Inspiring Success

February 25, 2018 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet hosted a great coffee/fashion morning on Friday which raised €530 for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall  organised the event to raise funds for the Inspired group based at Friary Lane. Members of the group modelled fashions from the store and there was […]

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Maryanne McCarthy, Carmel Patton, Anne McGillycuddy, Emma Galvin, Maura Mason and Annemarie O'Flaherty at the University Hospital Kerry 'Sickly Come Dancing' night in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Event (Part 2)

February 25, 2018 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 700 people had a great time at the University Hospital Kerry ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ event in Ballygarry House last night. As we told you yesterday (click here for previous coverage)  Allan Morales and Hazel Reid were the judges winners and the public and audience winners were Chris Carmody/Joe Diggins […]

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Roger Harty: The Creation Of Adam

Roger Harty: The Creation Of Adam

February 25, 2018 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

THERE is an old Chinese proverb which says that ‘One picture creates ten thousand words’. For me without doubt the painting of ‘The Creation Of Adam’ by Michelangelo is one such painting. It is the central painting of the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican and in my […]

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The opening dance at the University Hospital Kerry 'Sickly Come Dancing' night in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fantastic Fun At UHK’s ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ (Part 1)

February 24, 2018 at 10:40 am 1 comment

YOU wouldn’t want to get sick last night, because it seemed like the entire medical community from University Hospital Kerry was in Ballygarry House Hotel! The occasion was the ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Contest, organised by the hospital’s social club, where 12 couples took to the floor to raise funds for the […]

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Tammy and Paddy O'Connell and Michael McCormack before the cycle in aid of Fenit Lifeboat on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Plenty Time To Prepare For Annual Fenit RNLI Cycle Fundraiser

February 23, 2018 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

ATTENTION all cyclists! The annual Fenit RNLI Annual 50km Cycle Fundraiser is stet to take place on Saturday, May 5 this year. Details of the 16th annual Fenit Lifeboat charity fun cycle have just been announced and the 50 kilometre event will see cyclists make their way from Tralee through Farranfore and […]

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Still Time To Vote For Tralee’s Junk Kouture Entrants

Still Time To Vote For Tralee’s Junk Kouture Entrants

February 23, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE earlier this week we told you about Mercy Mounthawk’s entry in the Regional finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition (click here), there are three other entries from Tralee schools vying to win. Over in Presentation Secondary School, Edel Campion, Zainab Lawall and Niamh Rahilly created a […]

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Talk On Osteoporosis And Bone Health At The Rose Hotel

Talk On Osteoporosis And Bone Health At The Rose Hotel

February 23, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

A TALK on Osteoporosis and Bone Health will take place at The Rose Hotel on Friday, March 2 at 7pm. The speakers at the event, which is sponsored by CH Tralee and the National Dairy Council, are Professor Moira O’Brien, Osteoporosis and Sports Medicine Consultant, Michelle O’Brien, CEO Irish Osteoporosis Society and Sheila King, Registered […]

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Mounthawk Students Have Junk Fashion Down To A ‘Tea’

Mounthawk Students Have Junk Fashion Down To A ‘Tea’

February 21, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at Mercy Mounthawk are hoping a design inspired by their grannies sees them through to the Junk Kouture national finals. Transition Years Louise O’Sullivan from Gort na Gréine, Isabelle Crowe from Doon and Clodagh O’Sullivan from Leith are in the Regional Finals of the competition but they need public […]

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Michelle Greaney with winning male team Kerry Crusaders' members Ollie O'Sullivan, John Healy and John Collins at the finish of the Optimal Fitness 10 Miler/5k Race on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 300 Runners Enjoy 10 Miler/5k Race In Tralee On Sunday

February 19, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a rainy Sunday morning as over 300 runners took off from The Rose Hotel for the Optimal Fitness 10 Miler/5 Race. Organised by Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness, the event was enthusiastically received by runners and was a perfect way to prepare for the upcoming Tralee Marathon and […]

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Roger Harty: The Sistine Chapel

Roger Harty: The Sistine Chapel

February 18, 2018 at 12:20 pm 2 comments

ABOUT five years ago I had the pleasure of visiting The Sistine Chapel in The Vatican and ever since then it holds a special place in my heart. I suppose it would be a fair comparison to say that visiting the Sistine Chapel to Roman Catholics would be the equivalent […]

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Anne Kelliher and Michelle Greaney  look forward to the Optimal Fitness 10 Miler in February. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter The 10 Miler/5k Race This Sunday

February 16, 2018 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still a few places left for an event this Sunday which will see hundreds of runners hit the road. After holding a very successful event on New Year’s Eve, Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness has organised the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race will take place this Sunday at […]

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Noranne Scollard, Mary Ann Dennehy, Teresa Higgins-Walker, Suzanne O’Sullivan, Kitty Walsh & Kelly Robbins at the Lee Strand Annual Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee. Photo by Domnick Walsh

PHOTOS: A Night Of Awards And Style At Lee Strand Social

February 14, 2018 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 people attended the 55th year of the Lee Strand Annual Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee. The annual gathering attended by farmers, shareholders, staff and customers of Lee Strand was a wonderful social evening of fine dining, great music and dancing. On arrival guests were welcomed with […]

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