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Launching the upcoming Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch were Fashion writer Catherine Keane, Aoife Hickey of The Ashe Hotel, Margaret Kissane of Connect Kerry, Toireasa Ferris (MC for the event) and General Manager fo The Ashe Hotel Ruth O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion, Beauty, Great Food And Fun At Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch

November 23, 2018 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, this Sunday, but there’s only a handful of tickets left. With over €4,000 in spot prizes, it’s going to be a fantastic day of fashion, beauty, food and fun. The day will commence at […]

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Paola Kennedy teaching the Grow Happier programme at Listellick NS on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Listellick Pupils ‘Grow Happier’ With Yoga, Dance And Mindfulness

November 22, 2018 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL pupils in Listellick N.S. took part in the “Let’s Grow Happier” programme for 6 weeks this term. This programme, devised by Paola Kennedy, is all about empowering pupils to reach their full potential and to teach them how to be kind, respectful, more confident, calmer, happier and less anxious. […]

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Host Deirdre Walsh (centre) with special guests Pamela Flood and Mary O'Donnell at the Radio Kerry Talkabout Tea Party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Looking Stylish At ‘Talkabout’ Event In Ballygarry

November 19, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large attendance at the second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Tea Party’ at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday afternoon for music, fashion, beauty tips and great food. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event was ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women […]

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Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

November 19, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

A FREE event aimed at older people will take place at Tralee Library this week. “Eat Well, Age Well – Healthy Eating for Older People” is a talk by Niamh O’Connor, Dietician and Nutrition Consultant and takes place this Thursday morning at 11am. Topics will include : what does a […]

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Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

November 18, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 14 years ago when I was troubled with issues of ‘the mind’, I set out on a quest to solve these issues. I came to the conclusion that if my mind could make me sick, then my mind could also make me better. As a result of this quest […]

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Lorraine Horan with her Milkshake Creative Vision Live prize. Photo by Dermot Crean

Lorraine’s Creativity In Hairdressing Scoops National Award

November 17, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYMAC woman was thrilled on Sunday night when she won a national award in Dublin for her creativity in a hairdressing colour competition. Lorraine Horan is the manager of House Of Glamour on Castle Street and she was one of five finalists from all over Ireland — out of […]

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Launching the Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show were TY students Erin O'Halloran, Ciara Collins, Isobel Keane and Alan Ybanez. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students In A New York State Of Mind For Fashion Show

November 16, 2018 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

EXPECT Big Apple glamour at the Mercy Mounthawk gym when the students hold the annual fashion show at the end of the month for the 15th year running. Taking place on Thursday, November 29 the theme of this year’s show, put on by the Transition Years, is ‘New York, New […]

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Join The Parkrun Family For Their 200th Celebrations

Join The Parkrun Family For Their 200th Celebrations

November 15, 2018 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

NEXT Saturday sees another milestone reached in the history of Parkrun in Tralee. It will be the 200th Parkrun since it began in the Town Park back in January 2015. Since then it has become a fantastic weekly 5k event with hundreds availing of the fantastic facility that is our […]

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Special guest Pamela Flood will join host Deirdre Walsh at the Talkabout Christmas Tea Party on Sunday November 18.

Radio Kerry Invites Ladies To The ‘Talkabout Tea Party’

November 8, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Christmas Tea Party’ has been announced for Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday, November 18 with special guest, TV star Pamela Flood. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event is ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women in their […]

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Launching the upcoming Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch were Fashion writer Catherine Keane, Aoife Hickey of The Ashe Hotel, Margaret Kissane of Connect Kerry, Toireasa Ferris (MC for the event) and General Manager fo The Ashe Hotel Ruth O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Connect Kerry Ladies Luncheon And Fashion Afternoon Is Back Again This Month

November 7, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, on Sunday, November 25. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Christmas Bellini Reception and ladies can avail of the final make up touches at Alfie’s Powder Rooms, lots of gift ideas on […]

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Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

November 4, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

AS a general rule, the main ingredient of a cake is flour and without it you have no cake. Like any good rule there is always an exception and the one that comes to mind is Victoria Beckham who recently celebrated her birthday with a ‘Melon Cake’! A ‘Melon Cake’ […]

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Cheerleading fun at Presentation. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Loads Of Activities Give A Sense Of ‘Wellbeing’ At Presentation

October 31, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S been plenty of activity at Presentation Secondary School Tralee lately, as the junior cycle pupils get into the new subject of ‘Wellbeing’. In the first term of school, the PE Department has always organised outdoor trips for new groupings where well established community links are utilised. Pupils in 2nd, […]

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Participants take off on the Santa 5k Fun Run from the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Join The Hundreds Of People At The Santa 5k Run Fundraiser

October 30, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S pretty much a Christmas tradition at this stage. This year’s Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will take place on Sunday, December 16 at 11am from the Tralee Bay Wetlands and once again, runners, joggers, walkers, cyclists and pets alike are welcome to take part. It’s very much a community […]

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Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

I FIRST came across this idea about 12 years ago in a book called ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle (over 33 million copies sold!). In the book Eckhart says that we have no problems in life. To this day I can still remember the page I read it […]

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Sandra Rusk (centre) of Weardrobe with her models Noreen McElligott, Paula Foley, Linda Lowth, Helen Leahy, Tish O'Flaherty and Martina Power at the CH/Weardrobe Fashion and Beauty Show at CH Tralee on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Make-Up Tips For Autumn/Winter At CH Show

October 27, 2018 at 8:35 am 1 comment

WINTER is coming and with the changes of the seasons comes changes in your wardrobe. With this in mind, Helen Parker of CH Tralee and Sandra Rusk Weardrobe teamed up last night to give fashion and make-up tips for autumn/winter at CH. “It’s an informal gathering to give tips and […]

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Tricia and Lexi Moran with Sharon O'Sullivan and Danni Moriarty at the coffee/fashion morning in Paco to promote the Grace Moran Memorial Walk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco Coffee/Fashion Morning Promotes Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

PACO on The Mall held coffee/fashion morning fundraiser on Friday to raise awareness of the Grace Moran Memorial Walk to be held next month. People also had chance to come in for a tea and a pastry and donate to the three charities to benefit at the walk — Pieta House, […]

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Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

October 25, 2018 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S had his designs worn by Hollywood royalty but now a Kerry designer can add actual royalty to his list of clients, as Meghan Markle donned a Don O’Neill creation this week. The Duchess of Sussex wore the custom THEIA gown to a reception and dinner hosted by King Tupou VI […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary’s In Virgin Territory As She Begins On ‘Ireland AM’

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

MANY TV viewers were used to seeing Tralee woman Mary O’Donnell on our screens with Maura and Daithi on the RTE ‘Today’ show over the last few years. But now the beauty expert and social influencer is switching to a new channel where we’ll probably see a lot more of […]

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Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

October 22, 2018 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE local branch of the Irish Red Cross is getting on board with an initiative to get people moving, more healthy and also to bring the community together. The Healthy Steps active lifestyle programme was developed to address health issues and promote social inclusion in communities around Ireland. The service […]

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Leon Burke, Danielle Vaughan, Rebecca Sparks and Dan Bergin  at the IT Tralee General Nursing and Mental Health Nursing Graduation Ball at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The ITT Nurses Graduation Ball

October 22, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a very eventful weekend for graduates from IT Tralee. Around 1,000 men and women attended the graduation ceremonies over the weekend and the nursing students obviously wanted the fun to continue as they held a Nurses Ball on Saturday night in the Rose Hotel for students from the […]

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Tara Ryan, Claire Kelly and special guest Mary O'Donnell  at the Customer Night and opening of The Nail Bar in Leahy's Pharmacy on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Leahy’s Pharmacy Packed For Official Launch Of New Nail Bar

October 21, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was standing room only at Leahys Pharmacy Oakpark on Thursday for a special customer evening to launch their new Nail Bar. Guests enjoyed wine and delicious nibbles on arrival and Mary O’Donnell was on hand to to provide skincare advice. Leahy’s own nail technician Tara Ryan provided tips on nail care. The […]

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Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

October 21, 2018 at 9:37 am 2 comments

A FEW weeks ago I was out for a meal with a few friends. All was going great until I noticed a large red wine stain on my shirt. Now it was early in the evening and I had no intention of going home to change until suddenly I remembered […]

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Models Fiona Griffin, Sheila Wells, Eileen Kennedy and Brenda Litchfield at the ADAPT Fashion Show at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fantastic Night Of Fashion At Ballyroe For ADAPT

October 20, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of euro was raised for ADAPT Kerry last night as hundreds of ladies saw a fantastic fashion show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There were over 350 tickets sold before the event and many more showed up on the night as fashions from the ADAPT Charity Shop on Matt […]

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Grace O'Donnell, Catherine White and Mary Griffin at the Connect Kerry Business Breakfast at Croí Restaurant to celebrate National Women's Enterprise Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Connect Kerry Breakfast To Mark Women’s Enterprise Day

October 18, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL event was held on Thursday morning to mark National Women’s Enterprise Day at Croí Restaurant. Organised by Connect Kerry’s Margaret Kissane, the event consisted of a delicious breakfast, followed by a number of guest speakers. They included Dr Mary McCaffrey who spoke on the topic of ‘Healthy Body, […]

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Marissa Carter (centre) with Fidelma Rahilly, Mary O'Sullivan, Bridie Collins and Joanne Fleming at her Make-Up Masterclass at CH Tralee on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Another Huge Turnout For Make-Up Masterclass At CH Tralee

October 18, 2018 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed audience upstairs at CH Tralee for the second time in five days on Wednesday night. On Saturday around 115 people listened to beauty advice and tips from top blogger Lisa Jordan and a similar number turned up this time to see another businesswoman. Famed beauty entrepreneur, […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey

Scotia Clinic To Host Fertility Information Evening For Couples

October 18, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Scotia Clinic, in conjunction with Sims IVF Cork, are hosting an information evening for couples undergoing, or about to start, fertility treatments in the Brehon Hotel, Killarney on this Friday, October 19 at 7.30pm. Approximately 1: 6 couples experience difficulties in becoming pregnant. The process of deciding on what […]

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SPONSORED: The Nail Bar @ Leahy’s Pharmacy Oakpark To Launch This Week

October 16, 2018 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

LEAHY’S Pharmacy in Oakpark will be very busy on Thursday evening for a special customer evening for the official launch their new nail bar. Owner of Leahys Pharmacy Oakpark, Claire (Cronin) Kelly, has organised a very special night which will bring Tralee’s own beauty guru Mary O’Donnell to the pharmacy […]

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Roger Harty: Back To Basics

Roger Harty: Back To Basics

October 14, 2018 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

PEOPLE who know me will know that I often talk about the basic pillars that are required for good health, be it mental health or otherwise. On that subject I believe that our mental health and general health go hand in hand i.e. you can’t have one without the other. […]

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Denise Browne, Aileen O'Connor, Chloe Farrell, Claire Guiney and Emma Browne at the 'Just Jordan' Make-Up Masterclass at CH Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Make-Up Masterclass Is A Sellout At CH Tralee

October 14, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS were sold out days in advance for a Cork-based beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger and social influencer at CH Tralee on Saturday afternoon. Lisa Jordan gave a beauty masterclass for 115 ladies who heard tips from the expert known for her ‘Just Jordan’ brand. The mother of one presented […]

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Majella Duignan of Nutrifit with Marisa Reidy and Carol Barry of Recovery Haven launching the coffee morning and information session which takes place later this month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nutrifit For Women Pulls Out All The Stops For Local Cancer Charity

October 11, 2018 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED women’s health and fitness business is doing its bit to help promote breast cancer awareness month this October by teaming up with local cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. Nutrifit for Women, which provides a workout programme and nutritional advice to women of all ages, is dedicating the […]

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