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Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

October 3, 2014 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman has decided to cut 16 inches off her hair to help out cancer patients. Sarah Burke from Ballymac, who works in the cosmetics department in Sam McCauley’s Chemists in Manor West, chopped off her locks to donate to Recovery Haven, where the hair will be used in making […]

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Denise Bourke of Divas and Dudes, Margaret Brick of Connect Publications, Deputy Michael Healy Rae, JP Brick and Lisa Geaney of Divas and Dudes, at the launch party for 'Connect' Magazine in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Margaret’s ‘Connections’ Turn Up For A Great Party

October 3, 2014 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed house in Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Thursday night for the official launch of ‘Connect’ Magazine. The monthly lifestyle publication, the brainchild of Tralee woman Margaret Brick, has been running for six months now and 10,000 copies are distributed all over the county. Family, friends, clients and staff […]

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Fitness: Eight Reasons Why Running Is Great For You

Fitness: Eight Reasons Why Running Is Great For You

October 1, 2014 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness, Tralee, on running… Running is an ancient sport and has it origins as far back as 490BC when Pheidippides ran the first ever marathon as a wartime messenger for the Greeks. It is a very primal and effective form of exercise and one to which […]

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Zoe’s World: What’s Wrong With Having Expensive Taste?

Zoe’s World: What’s Wrong With Having Expensive Taste?

October 1, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

I BELIEVE in buying more expensive things. I believe in spending that extra bit of money on something, purely because I know that it will last. You would think that would be okay. A lot of people however, don’t seem to share the same views. When someone asks you where you […]

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Ciara Brosnan of Shindig, outside the new Shindig store in Manor West Retail Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Parking Issue Influences Shindig To Branch Out To Manor West

September 30, 2014 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of Tralee’s fashion institutions, Shindig, have opened a store in Manor West Retail Park – but this doesn’t spell the end for the Shindig store on Russell Street where they have been for 25 years. “We’ve opened a store in Manor because it’s more convenient,” said owner, Gary Brosnan. “Parking […]

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Orlagh Winters: We’re Spoiled For Choice In Our Local Shops

Orlagh Winters: We’re Spoiled For Choice In Our Local Shops

September 30, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

OK so it is too warm to wear a jacket or coat yet so what is the solution, especially for that special occasion? A Pashmina of course! Strolling through town on Saturday I popped in to ‘That’s Perfect’ where there is every possible colour and print available. The great thing […]

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Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

September 30, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Chartered Physiotherapist, Dr Derek Griffin, on the problem 0f Shin-splints… 1. Introduction Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or “shin splints” is a common running-related injury with approximately 15% of novice runners reporting shin pain within a year of starting running. The problem is often difficult to manage with recent evidence […]

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Bernie Falvey and Mary O'Sullivan at last years 'Splash of Pink' event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society held in Ballyseedy Home and Gardens.

A Splash Of Pink For A Great Cause In Ballyseedy

September 29, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Splash of Pink’ coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society will take place in Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre, on Saturday October 4 from 10am to 12 noon. “It’s a serious issue, but the morning is a fun way of raising funds and awareness, we want […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Cindy From CH Picks Her Top Five Products

September 29, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week I took myself to CH Chemist which is like a mecca in Tralee for beauty junkies. CH Chemist is a family-run business located in the heart of the town. They offer a wide range of products and services from a Pharmacy, Opticians, Photographic counter, Aura Beauty Salon, Cosmetic […]

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Roger Harty: The Difference Between Success And Happiness

Roger Harty: The Difference Between Success And Happiness

September 28, 2014 at 9:33 am 1 comment

SUCCESS: Is having what you want. Happiness: Is wanting what you have. Very often we hear in life ‘don’t take things literally’, but in this case, I think to get the full meaning and benefit of the above mentioned definitions, it is important to take every word literally as it was […]

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Catriona Sayers, Kitty Collins, Danny Leane, Mary Horgan and Noreen Sayers at the Style Evening with Danny Leane at The Abbey Inn on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ladies Get Fashion Tips At Style Evening With Danny

September 26, 2014 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

AN evening of style was held in The Abbey Inn on Thursday night where Danny Leane of Annbury’s Boutique gave tips on making the best from your wardrobe. Entitled ‘Buy Less, Wear More’, ladies enjoyed complimentary cocktails and canapés while hearing how to identity items from their wardrobe that they may have bought […]

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Fitness: Why Willpower And Motivation Are So Vital

Fitness: Why Willpower And Motivation Are So Vital

September 26, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness, Tralee, on how motivation and willpower is so important… This week we are going to touch on the subject of motivation and willpower and how it plays such a vital role in helping you reach your fitness goals. The mind and the power of the […]

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Physio Talk: Strength Training For Endurance Athletes

Physio Talk: Strength Training For Endurance Athletes

September 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

With the popularity of triathlons and other endurance sports growing and growing, Dr Derek Griffin gives advice on how to prepare… 1. Background Recent scientific evidence has shown that overuse sport injuries can be reduced by as much as 50% with the addition of strength training. Despite this, it is […]

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Orlagh Winters: Kerry Ladies Are Champions In Style At The Banquet

Orlagh Winters: Kerry Ladies Are Champions In Style At The Banquet

September 23, 2014 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AS the old saying goes, behind every good man there is a good woman and this has never been more true of the wonderful girls behind the Kerry boys. At the helm is Eamonn Fitzmaurice who is married to the stunningly beautiful Tina. On Sunday night at the post match […]

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Zoe’s World: Ladies Day Teen Fashion Special

Zoe’s World: Ladies Day Teen Fashion Special

September 22, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Our teen columnist, Zoë O’Connor, was at Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday and was impressed with what she saw… LADIES day at Listowel Races was a huge success as always, but I decided to turn my focus away from all the beautifully dressed women and instead I focused on teen […]

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Roger Harty: Stress – What Is It?

Roger Harty: Stress – What Is It?

September 21, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

IF one is to succeed in life, it is important to have the right answers, but in my opinion it is of far more importance to ask the right questions. A great question to ask is –‘what is stress?’ I think it would be fair to say that stress is […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

September 21, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

HERE’S the final instalment of our coverage of the glamour and style on Listowel Races Ladies Day which took place on Friday. Orlagh Winters interviews stylish ladies in the video below, while further down are more great photos from the day. If you missed our previous coverage click here, here […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Glam Ladies At The Listowel Races

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Glam Ladies At The Listowel Races

September 20, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE got more stylish glamour from the Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday. (If you missed our previous coverage click here and here) In the video, our fashion columnist, Orlagh Winters, talks fashion with elegant women enjoying the day, while below are even more great photos from the ‘Island’. More great photos […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day

September 20, 2014 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE things looked bad for a while weather-wise, the rain stayed away and the crowds thronged Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday. There was an abundance of style on show and TraleeToday.ie was there with our cameras to capture the glamour (click here for our previous story on the winner and pics). Scroll […]

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Grainne Greville (2nd runner-up), Elaine Moriarty (1st runner-up), Mary Houihan, winner of Best Dressed Lady. Pippa Ormond O'Connor (judge) and Daithi O Se (judge) in the parade ring after the result of the Ladies Day competition was announced. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Local Lady Wins At Listowel Ladies Day

September 19, 2014 at 9:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away all afternoon at Listowel Race Ladies Day on Friday where 30,000 people packed ‘the Island’ for an afternoon of fun and style. TV personality and Kerryman, Daithi O’Se and top model Pippa O’Connor Ormond had the difficult task of selecting the 15 finalists from the very well dressed […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Whole Health – Mental Health

Shape Up With Siobhan: Whole Health – Mental Health

September 18, 2014 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our fitness expert, Siobhan Sentry, of Advanced Fitness Education, talks about the relationship between physical health and mental wellbeing…. Mental health is a topic that’s close to most people’s hearts. People can get a little uncomfortable when talking about mental health, but the funny thing about it is that everyone […]

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Zoe’s World: Support Your Local Boutiques!

Zoe’s World: Support Your Local Boutiques!

September 17, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

IF you look through my wardrobe, you will see a whole pile of clothes gathered from a multitude of high street stores. However, if you look through my mom’s wardrobe, you will see a whole pile of clothes from all the different boutiques in town. So who do you think […]

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Orlagh Winters: Growing Older With Grace And Style

Orlagh Winters: Growing Older With Grace And Style

September 16, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

OK so where is the fine line in dressing for your age? “Mutton dressed as lamb” is the phrase that every woman over a certain age dreads so here is how to avoid it. In your twenties, you can basically afford to experiment with all styles and can also afford […]

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Riealeen Dineen, one of the modals at the launch of the 'MS Society Fashion Show' to be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Night Of ‘Music, Fashion And Fun’ For A Great Cause

September 16, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT of ‘Music, Fashion & Fun’ is promised at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel next month in aid of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry Branch). Organised by Eileen Whelan, manager of Carraig Donn, Tralee, and Audrey Moran, PRO of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry), the fashion show on Saturday, October 18 hopes to raise much […]

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Carol and Keith McGlynn, Tralee, at the Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Beauty Of Our County On Display At Exhibition

September 15, 2014 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

PHOTOGRAPHERS from all over the county gathered at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday to show some of their spectacular work. The ‘Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition’ showcased the stunning scenery the county has to offer and the event was a great success. “It’s gone great,” said one of the organisers, Keith McGlynn from […]

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Photos: Fashion And Fun At Expose In Mounthawk

Photos: Fashion And Fun At Expose In Mounthawk

September 15, 2014 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES enjoyed an evening of fashion and fun in Expose Hair Studio in Mounthawk on Sunday. The event was the autumn/winter launch of their Friendtex range of clothing and customers enjoyed some bubbly and refreshments before seeing the range worn by local models, described by MC for the evening, Orlagh Winters. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: See A Beautiful Image With ‘Image’

September 15, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

  THIS time of year people think about pigmentation. No matter how hard we try after a good summer we all get a little sun damage. UVA stimulates your pigment cells called Melanocytes to manufacture the pigment called Melanin. This is responsible for your tan and also your unwanted dark […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

September 14, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

Our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, says salads don’t have to stop once summer is over… “SALADS? They’re rabbit food!” I hear you say! Most people’s idea of a salad is limp lettuce with tasteless tomatoes and a bit of cucumber, but there is so much […]

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Roger Harty: The Link Between Health And Fear

Roger Harty: The Link Between Health And Fear

September 14, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a saying that goes like this: ‘If you always do what you always did you will always get what you always got’ (Definition of madness: keep on doing the same thing and expecting a different result!). This is what I call a ‘truism’, in other words – our […]

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Looking For Sharp Dressed Men At Listowel Races

Looking For Sharp Dressed Men At Listowel Races

September 11, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE about 30,000 women will invade Listowel’s ‘Island’ track on Friday, September 19, the lads also have an incentive to spruce themselves up for the Races. A day dedicated to fashion conscious men will take on Thursday, September 18, sponsored again by Lyons of East River, with a prize fund of €1,300. […]

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