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Dylan Ronan, Catherine O'Halloran, Saorise Brosnan and David O'Brien at the Presentation Students Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Style And Glamour At Presentation Students Ball

August 8, 2014 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was red carpet glamour at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night, as teenagers glammed up for the Presentation Tralee Students Debs Ball. About 240 teenagers attended the €55 a head affair and there was no expense spared on the dresses either judging by the style on show as they all enjoyed the occasion. […]

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The graduates from Sanctuary Beauty Academy at their graduation ceremony on Thursday evening in the Brandon Hotel. Front from left; Rosemary Herlihy, Camp, Sinead Sheahan, Killarney, Siobhan Farrell, Keel, Danielle Mannix, Farranfore, Marilyn O'Brien, Killarney, Ena Russell, Tipperary. Back row; Niamh Counihan, Nicola Walsh, Tralee, Leonora Stack, Killarney, Rachel O'Halloran, Ballyheigue and Kathleen O'Connor, Dingle.

Graduating Ladies Find Sanctuary In Beauty Careers

August 8, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

FOURTEEN ladies from all over the county and beyond, received their certificates last night as they graduated from the Sanctuary Beauty Academy at a ceremony in The Brandon Hotel. The owner of the academy and course director, Mary O’Donoghue, was there to issue the qualifications from ITEC, CIDESCO and City and Guilds, […]

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Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

August 7, 2014 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE milliner, Carol Kennelly, added another feather to her cap, so to speak, when the acclaimed designer won the Best Dressed Lady competition at the Dublin Horse Show this afternoon. Carol won the competition in a dress designed by another Kerry woman, Tina Griffin, from Killorglin and of course, her own headpiece. Carol, […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Oh My GORD! When Heartburn Strikes

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Oh My GORD! When Heartburn Strikes

August 7, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, gives advice on Gastro-Oesophagel Reflux Diesase (GORD)… Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is the most common cause of indigestion in Ireland. GORD affects nearly one third of the adult population to some degree at least once a month. Almost 10% of […]

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Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

Zoe’s World: Rebel With A Cause

August 6, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Zoë O’Connor on how teenagers have to go through a “rebel phase”… YOU may or may not realise that I am a teenager, (if you didn’t know, no I am not just using an amazing anti-aging cream) and obviously teenagers are known for being rebellious. Well, often when adults refer […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Overloading

Shape Up With Siobhan: The Importance Of Overloading

August 6, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

ARE you training or exercising but not seeing the result you want? I see clients all the time who power walk, cycle or follow gym programmes all with various different goals, from weight loss to muscle gain, but don’t see results they want. If you feel this applies to you then […]

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Derek Rusk Manager Manor Shopping Cnt Tralee , Corrie Rodgers Tralee and Teresa Foley Tralee Pictured at the Manor West Retail Park.jpg

Kerry Taste Buds Will Tingle In Manor West

August 5, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

DURING Rose festival week you’ll be able to sample some of the unique food of the county as the ‘Taste of Kerry’ comes back to Manor West Retail Park. The event will take place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. The event will run from noon to 6pm on both days. “There […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

Orlagh Winters: The Glamour Of Galway Races

August 5, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT believe that it is over. This marker in the calendar as a child was always a bad sign as it meant only one more month of holidays. I speak of course of the Galway Races. How or why Ballybrit became the leader of the Irish fashion stakes I really […]

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Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

August 4, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Summer has seen many beauty launches and it is hard to make out if they live up to their claims, so I have put together my finds for the Summer of 2014. First up is a mascara from Lancome. Penelope Cruz is the face of this mascara and the mascara, in a […]

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The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

August 3, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food columnist, ‘Just Cooking’s’ Mark Doe, on how different chefs have their ways in the kitchen… WE all know that some chefs have a reputation of being temperamental, and to a degree it is true. I know when I ran kitchens I sometimes had my moments, so I have decided to […]

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Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

August 3, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT emphasise enough the importance of ownership in our lives. It is a key to success, health and happiness, which practically every human being strives for, but you will fail to succeed in any of these areas unless ownership is a very strong part of the relationship. I can hear […]

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At the Advanced Fitness Education open evening in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night were Jed McNamara (tutor), Siobhan Sentre (Course Director) and Melissa Ross (tutor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fitness Business Holds Open Evening At Ballyroe

August 3, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

ADVANCED Fitness Education held an open evening for new students at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The business, which is based in Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre, has been operating for just a year and trains students to become fitness instructors and freelance personal trainers and nutrition advisors. […]

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Roxy with her 'Nose of Tralee' sash. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Meet Our Kerry ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Contestant, Roxy The Talking Dog

August 2, 2014 at 10:34 am 1 comment

ROXY the talking Shih Tzu, will represent Kerry in the upcoming ‘The Nose of Tralee’ national pet competition. The ‘Nose of Tralee’ is an online competition being run by ‘Pet Sitters Ireland’, so Roxy and her owner, Maria O’Carroll will need your votes to fire Kerry to glory once again […]

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Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

August 2, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, visited The Strand @ Inch Beach Hotel and was very impressed… RECENTLY my husband and I were married 16 years and with four kids, we do not get many breaks away. But on this anniversary we decided a weekend away was in order and decided a […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Nuisance Of Ingrown Toenails

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Nuisance Of Ingrown Toenails

July 31, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, gives advice on treatment of ingrown toenails… Ingrown toenails are nails that grow back into the flesh of the toe, causing pain and discomfort. When a toenail is ingrown, the nail is curved downward […]

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Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

July 30, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more info AS many of you are aware by now, I want to become a fashion journalist. Well that is what I am aiming for before I become the editor of Vogue! As well laid out as I hope my future career is, I find that […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more info on open evening this Thursday, July 31 Strength training…. it’s not just for bodybuilders! That ideal physique we all pine after, the toned or ripped look? I’ll let you in on a little trade secret, the key to getting it isn’t power walking or […]

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Orlagh Winters: Why Recycling Makes Sense

Orlagh Winters: Why Recycling Makes Sense

July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “ONE girl’s trash is another girl’s treasure.” Social media has a lot to do with how us girls fret over who has seen us in what outfits and when. Ok, so we all wake with the dread after a night out as to whether […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: The Remarkable Preservation Powers Of Peat

July 28, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more BILL Kenny, as a small boy, got badly burnt. His mother put him on her bike and quickly cycled to the bog where she wrapped the burns with peat. When the bandages were removed a few days later, there were no blisters, just healed skin. […]

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Roger Harty: It’s All About Attitude

Roger Harty: It’s All About Attitude

July 27, 2014 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above to enter a great competition IF I said to you “I don’t like your attitude” how would it make you feel? The normal reaction would be to feel a little offended or to wonder ‘who does this guy think he is’! Of course everyone’s reaction will be […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Treating The Common Skin Condition Psoriasis

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Treating The Common Skin Condition Psoriasis

July 25, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for great offers Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, gives advice on treatment of constipation… PSORIASIS is a long-term condition that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Cardio Is Essential In Any Exercise Programme

Shape Up With Siobhan: Cardio Is Essential In Any Exercise Programme

July 24, 2014 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more Our new fitness columnist, Siobhan Sentry of Advanced Fitness Education, goes through the benefits of cardio in your exercise programme… Cardio is short for cardiovascular exercise. It is any exercise or movement that increases your heart rate and blood circulation. For many people it’s all […]

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Zoe’s World: The Frightening ‘Thinspiration’ Fad

Zoe’s World: The Frightening ‘Thinspiration’ Fad

July 24, 2014 at 8:27 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more BEING a part of the teenage world, I experience a lot of teenager issues. A lot of people know about these issues from either experiencing them in their own childhood or from experiencing them today. Drinking, drugs and peer pressure all seem to rank […]

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Orlagh Winters with mother and daughter Liz O'Gorman and Helena Hanbidge at Killarney Races last Thursday.

Orlagh Winters: Glamour And Great Fun At Ladies Day

July 23, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “JULY please I’m on my knees, the smell of your fresh cut grass….” Mundy had it right last Thursday at Killarney Races Ladies Day. What an incredible day it was, both for the racing enthusiasts and for the fashionistas. Tralee ladies contributed greatly in […]

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Mary O’Donnell: The Debate On Body Hair Rages On

Mary O’Donnell: The Debate On Body Hair Rages On

July 22, 2014 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enlarge HAVE you noticed the virtual epidemic of hairy selfies popping up on newsfeeds all over the social media world? Perhaps you yourself have actually posted one? Enough I say… stop it! I’m all for people making their own choices regarding hair removal but, really, I […]

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Roger Harty: Attaining A State Of Awareness

Roger Harty: Attaining A State Of Awareness

July 20, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enlarge WHEN we accept things just as they are, we are sending clear messages through our thought system to our body that everything is fine just as it is. Our body thus responds as a result over a period of time with a certain inner […]

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Martin Maguire and Fiona O'Donoghue, Killarney, Stephen O'Sullivan and Aileen Maher, Killarney at the pre Killarney Races brunch in The Heather Restaurant in the Gap of Dunloe on Thursday.
Picture by Don MacMonagle

Photos: Tralee Ladies Step Out In Style At Killarney Races

July 18, 2014 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was Ladies Day yesterday at Killarney Races and despite a local woman picking up the top prize, Tralee girls went all out in the style stakes. Denise Healy from Killarney was judged the winner by broadcaster Kathryn Thomas and Rose of Tralee Haley O’Sullivan. Denise, […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Frustration Of Constipation

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Frustration Of Constipation

July 17, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, gives advice on treatment of constipation… Constipation has varied meanings for different people. Stools may be too hard or too small for some, while for others defecation is too difficult or infrequent. In constipation, a […]

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Zoe’s World: Meet Our New Columnist

Zoe’s World: Meet Our New Columnist

July 16, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition Meet TraleeToday.ie’s new columnist, Zoë O’Connor, who will give a worldview from a teenager’s perspective…  Hi everyone, Zoë O’Connor here. I am a 15 year old blogger with the hopes to become a successful fashion journalist in the future (I know dad, it’s […]

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Orlagh Winters: Ladies Day Beckons!

Orlagh Winters: Ladies Day Beckons!

July 16, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AND so it arrives on Thursday, the biggest day of the racing calendar in Kerry! Ladies Day at Killarney racecourse has become synonomus with style and there are a lot of Tralee ladies heading there to show off the best they have to offer. […]

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