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Tara O'Halloran, with her award.

Tara Mines A Prestigious International Beauty Industry Award

June 11, 2014 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED tutor has won a prestigious international award at a ceremony in the UK. Tara O’Halloran, Kerry ETB Training Centre Beauty Therapy Instructor, won International Tutor of the Year Award in a competition involving 37 countries and organised by the major industry and international accreditation bodies BABTAC and CIBTAC. Tara, originally […]

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Orlagh Winters: Avoiding Fashion Faux Pas

Orlagh Winters: Avoiding Fashion Faux Pas

June 11, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Rihanna must have had some idea of the stir that her sheer dress would cause at the CFDA Fashion Awards. With all due respect, she is a stunning looking girl who hardly needs more attention, so why wear a “not really there” dress? Showing […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Some Holiday Beauty Tips You May Have Missed

June 10, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers It has been five years since we had a family holiday and I forgot so many travel beauty tips. So many people I spoke to before my departure said it had also been years since their last holiday due to the R word […]

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Roger Harty: Come To Your Senses

Roger Harty: Come To Your Senses

June 8, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

MY father used to say that “the thing about common sense is that they gave it the wrong name!” Then he’d go on to say “because it’s not really that common at all.” He’d walk away and give a big laugh. Connecting with our senses is absolutely necessary for our […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control

June 7, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, offers advice on getting high blood pressure under control Blood pressure is a measure of the force that the blood applies to the walls of the arteries as it flows through them. It’s normal for blood pressure to increase when you […]

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Niall Hobbert: Invest A Little To Save A Lot

Niall Hobbert: Invest A Little To Save A Lot

June 6, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THANK you all so much for the great response to last week’s article about untrained running coaches. This week I am going to stick to the Topic of ‘Running’ for runners. It is essential to have core stability to maximize performance and prevent Injury. The core of your body is where […]

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Deputy Manager at the Urban Decay Counter in Debenham's, Emma Houlihan with Manager Brid Long on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Jobs Created At New Counter In Debenhams

June 6, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THREE new jobs have been created in Debenhams with the introduction of a new make-up products stand. The new Urban Decay stand was launched on Wednesday with Tralee ladies, Manager Brid Long, Deputy Manager Emma Houlihan and Shannon Lonergan offering expert advice to customers. “The new Urban Decay counter will […]

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New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

June 5, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW Community First Responder scheme has been planned for Ardfert and surrounding areas. The scheme, which will provide medical assistance to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrests, strokes, choking and heart attacks – until the arrival of an ambulance, will be run by local volunteers. The group will also have […]

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Orlagh Winters: How To Avoid “I Have Nothing To Wear!” Syndrome

Orlagh Winters: How To Avoid “I Have Nothing To Wear!” Syndrome

June 5, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

“I have nothing to wear!” We have all said those words at one time or another and some of us have said them a lot more than others. How do we avoid uttering these words of desperation? The solution is actually quite simple, you need to invest in some wardrobe […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Essential Tips Before You Go On Holidays

June 4, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

Going on holidays? Let Mary prepare you for looking heavenly on the beach BEFORE you start packing I suggest some personal preparation! First make an appointment for waxing approximately 10 days before your departure date. This way you won’t have to worry about it while you are away. Be brave […]

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Susan Walsh, Tralee, Lisa Geaney, Castleisland and Cathy O'Connor, Tralee, at the Kerry Cancer Support Group Big Bus Barbecue at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Large Turnout For Big Bus BBQ In Ballygarry

June 3, 2014 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Cancer Support Group held its fourth annual ‘Big Bus BBQ’ in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday evening and it proved to be another great success with well over 200 people in attendance. The €35 a head fundraiser is held in aid of the bus that runs from Kerry to Cork […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of The Breath

Roger Harty: The Power Of The Breath

May 31, 2014 at 10:41 am 1 comment

I wrote last week about the thinking mind and how we have on average 60,000 thoughts a day – 90% of which are useless and repetitive. As all these thoughts are energy that is a lot of energy needlessly being wasted? If you focus your mind on your breath (breathing […]

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VIDEO: Dance2Destiny Fashion Show Raises Cash For Charities

VIDEO: Dance2Destiny Fashion Show Raises Cash For Charities

May 31, 2014 at 10:40 am 2 comments

Click on above ad for more By Ryan Higgins CHARITY fashion show ‘Dance 2 Destiny’ took the Fels Point Hotel by storm this Friday as local men and women took to the catwalk in aid of three charities. The event, which was organised by Joanne Barry School of Performance showcased, Tralee’s […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Want To Quit Smoking?

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Want To Quit Smoking?

May 29, 2014 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, offers advice on quitting smoking  Why should I quit? The health benefits of stopping smoking become evident within a very short time period. • As soon as you stop smoking, body will begin to rid itself of tobacco toxins. • […]

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Niall Hobbert: Get The Right Advice Before You Start Running

Niall Hobbert: Get The Right Advice Before You Start Running

May 29, 2014 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from last week’s workout tips for getting into better shape, I hope you are all doing well and can feel a difference already. This week I will be talking about running. I love seeing people of all ages getting out there doing exercise. Whether it’s in BTS Fitness or another […]

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Emma Lowham, Hazel Donegan, Shauna Coffey, Clodagh Moore, Lauren Flynn soaking up the sun in the Town Park on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Parklife On The First Real Day Of Summer

May 29, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY was really the first day of summer and people took full advantage of it by heading to the beaches and scoffing ice-creams. We went to the Town Park – which was looking beautiful as always – and took photos of people of all ages enjoying the sunshine. With a dreary […]

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VIDEO: Ask Tralee: “Where Would You Get The Best ’99’?”

VIDEO: Ask Tralee: “Where Would You Get The Best ’99’?”

May 28, 2014 at 8:17 pm 1 comment

ONE fine day and it’s gone to our heads here at TraleeToday.ie ! With the town basking in the sunshine and more to come for the next few days we decided to find outWhere Would You Get The Best ’99 in town and what do people love doing during the […]

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Orlagh Winters: Preparing For Festival Season

Orlagh Winters: Preparing For Festival Season

May 28, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE upon a time when going to a concert or festival, practicality was the top priority when dressing. How much it has all changed! Today it’s all about the wellies or to be exact The Hunters! My late Grandad would laugh at me today if he were alive to see […]

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Mary O’Donnell: The Beauty Spot

Mary O’Donnell: The Beauty Spot

May 27, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

LAST week I caught up with Majella O’Connell of O’Connells Pharmacy in St. Brendan’s Park. Late opening and parking outside the door makes this pharmacy a great place to shop for your cosmetic needs. At the moment they have the Vichy skin diagnosis machine, which tells you what is going on […]

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A group at the launch of the Dance2Destiny charity fashion show in aid of Pieta House and the Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hoping For A Runway Success At Fashion Show

May 27, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY fashion show will take place this Friday night in aid of three vital charities and organisations. The event called ‘Dance 2 Destiny’ is being organised by Joanne Barry School of Performance and will aid Breast Cancer Research, Recovery Haven and Pieta House, the latter which is particularly important to Joanne. […]

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Video: Hail Mary, Our New Kerry Rose

Video: Hail Mary, Our New Kerry Rose

May 24, 2014 at 1:14 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean RATHMORE has its first ever Kerry Rose as Mary Hickey was picked out of the bunch of 27 contestants on Friday night at Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The 26 year old primary school teacher, representing the O’Donoghue Ring Hotel Group, was shocked and delighted when Daithi O Se […]

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Photos: Glamour At The Kerry Rose Selection

Photos: Glamour At The Kerry Rose Selection

May 23, 2014 at 8:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose selection over now, but earlier on Friday we were there to capture the glamour of the contestants before they took to the stage at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The 27 ladies were looking amazing and posed for photos with family and friends before facing their interviews with host […]

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Models strutting their stuff at the fashion show in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over 700 Attend Fantastic Fashion Show

May 23, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean IT really was a memorable night with a party atmosphere when around 700 people attended a fashion show with a difference. Around 70 models with Down Syndrome and learning disabilities, from all over Kerry, strutted their stuff on the catwalk to rapturous applause in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday […]

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Roger Harty: Understanding How The Mind Works

Roger Harty: Understanding How The Mind Works

May 23, 2014 at 7:37 am Comments are Disabled

Worry is a waste of time says Roger Harty I WAS talking to a family member a few years ago and during the conversation he informed me that it was impossible to have two thoughts in your mind at exactly the same time. There might be a minute fraction of […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Going Somewhere Exotic? Be Prepared

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Going Somewhere Exotic? Be Prepared

May 21, 2014 at 7:25 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor advises on the steps to take when planning a trip to an exotic country… In preparation for a trip, individuals should arrange a visit their GP, ideally six months in advance. The traveller should come with a record of prior immunizations and an itinerary. Immunization needs are […]

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Video: Get Summer Fit AND Win Gym Membership At BTS Fitness

Video: Get Summer Fit AND Win Gym Membership At BTS Fitness

May 21, 2014 at 7:24 am 1 comment

By Niall Hobbert ASK yourself are you getting the most out of your workouts? Are you summer ready? Here’s some top tips to help you get that summer body and we also have a free three month gym membership to give away. Read the details below and watch the video […]

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Orlagh Winters: C’mon Guys, Let’s See The Style!

Orlagh Winters: C’mon Guys, Let’s See The Style!

May 20, 2014 at 7:18 am Comments are Disabled

Everyone is crazy ‘bout a sharp dressed man…..! As a nation, our men would not be known as hugely stylish unlike say the French or the Italian. This could be true for lots of men who think that it is completely acceptable to wear the same style jeans, suits or […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Chic Treats From An Irish Company

Mary O’Donnell: Chic Treats From An Irish Company

May 19, 2014 at 8:12 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT idea from a new Irish company is Chic Treat Club. So what happens? You subscribe to a monthly surprise beauty gift box. What I love is this beautiful box is that it arrives with five beauty goodies each month, valued at more than your subscription. Since its launch […]

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Roger Harty: There’s No Point In Worrying

Roger Harty: There’s No Point In Worrying

May 17, 2014 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Roger Harty asks ‘what’s the point in worrying?’ I was walking down Denny St Tralee recently and I met a friend of mine and stopped for a chat. She was worried about her daughter who had just emigrated to Perth, Australia and she was very concerned about how she was getting […]

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So Who Are The Kerry Rose Contestants?

So Who Are The Kerry Rose Contestants?

May 16, 2014 at 7:23 am Comments are Disabled

Meet the Kerry Rose hopefuls who will vie for the honour of representing the county at the Rose of Tralee International Festival in August. The selection night takes place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday, May 23. Linda Byrne – Sponsored by CH The Mall, Tralee Linda lives and […]

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