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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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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Here Comes Hay Fever Season

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Here Comes Hay Fever Season

May 15, 2014 at 7:18 am Comments are Disabled

Meet our new health columnist, Dr Caitlin O’Connor, from Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park THE arrival of summer is not welcomed by everyone. For those with hay fever, the blooming of nature means pollen and pain. Hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis, is an allergic reaction to pollen and […]

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Cosmetics counter staff from Debenhams, Mary Kelliher, Aisleen O'Connell, Jackie Kelliher, Noranne Gleeson, Sarah Bermingham and Grace McNamara at the Debenhams Customer Event on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gala Night At Debenhams

May 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

DEBENHAMS held a cosmetics gala evening on Tuesday evening where one lady enjoyed a full makeover. “Tickets for the event were €5, customers who purchased a ticket received €5 off their purchases, free goody bag and entry to a draw for a cosmetic hamper worth over €500,” said Liz Murphy of Debenhams. […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Celia’s Secret To A Great Figure

Mary O’Donnell: Celia’s Secret To A Great Figure

May 13, 2014 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

LAST Friday night, Clarins had a customer evening in CH Chemist with the Celia Holman Lee and Siobhan O’Mahony. Celia was looking amazing with a dress from MacBees and with a figure to die for. I asked her what was the secret. She told me walking and doing a few […]

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Rose Hopefuls Take A Tour Of Kerry

Rose Hopefuls Take A Tour Of Kerry

May 12, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you were out and about in the county on Saturday, chances are, you were presented with a bunch of Roses. The Kerry Rose contestants went on a day-long tour of the county to promote the upcoming selection which takes place on May 23 in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. They gathered at […]

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Orlagh Winters: Bridget Jones Has A Lot To Answer For!

Orlagh Winters: Bridget Jones Has A Lot To Answer For!

May 12, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

GUYS really didn’t need to know that on occasion we do wear big knickers. Every woman’s underwear drawer contains at least one pair of parachute knickers and this is nothing to be ashamed of, but neither is it something that we needed to broadcast. Let’s face it when we wear […]

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Keelin O'Shea, who made her First Holy Communion in St John's Church on Saturday morning, with sister Niamh and mother Sinead. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: First Communion Day For Scoil Eoin And Presentation Pupils

May 11, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE wind and rain failed to quench the excitement of well over 100 pupils from Scoil Eoin and Presentation Primary School on Saturday as they celebrated a milestone moment in their lives. Proud parents and family looked on as the youngsters made their First Holy Communion in the shelter of […]

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Photos: Celebrity Celia Holman Lee Turns On The Style At CH

Photos: Celebrity Celia Holman Lee Turns On The Style At CH

May 10, 2014 at 7:54 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES from all over the county turned up at CH The Mall on Friday evening, for an evening of style and beauty tips from, among others, celebrity model agency mogul, Celia Holman Lee. About 100 fashion-loving women heard from the Limerick-based special guest, who gave styling advice, as well as from TraleeToday.ie […]

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Cian Moore, Tralee, Christine Mortimer, Chantell Murphy and Fionan O'Carroll from Tralee taking part in the Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai Transition Year annual fashion show in the Meadowlands on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholaiste Students Take To The Catwalk

May 9, 2014 at 8:09 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year students from Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai strutted their stuff in the Meadowlands Hotel to raise funds for their annual trip to Fenit for their foundation course in sailing. “This will help defray the cost of the course because parents have enough to pay for these days,” said teacher,  Michelle Daltuin. “They’ve […]

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‘Bump To Baby’ Event In CH Chemists

‘Bump To Baby’ Event In CH Chemists

May 8, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

EXPECTANT mothers-to-be flocked to a special ‘Bump to Baby’ event on Wednesday in CH Chemists, The Mall. The event is aimed at mothers, fathers and parents-to-be. Some of the experts on hand included a chiropractor, a midwife, a health nurse, an alternative practitioner and a nutritionist. “It’s a very good turn […]

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The Manager of the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, Donna Roche, with Mayor of Tralee, Pat Hussey and Orla Quirke, Bon Secours Hospital Tralee Staff Nurse Orla Quirke who is this year’s winner of INMO Nurse Preceptor of the Year 2014 at the Civic Reception on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Civic Honour For Bon Secours

May 8, 2014 at 7:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Pat Hussey, has presented the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee with a Civic Award to recognise the recent success in being chosen as Ireland’s Private Hospital of the Year 2014. The Civic Award presentation, which was proposed by Cllr Terry O’Brien at the April meeting of […]

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Orlagh Winters: Pride In Kerry Designers

Orlagh Winters: Pride In Kerry Designers

May 7, 2014 at 10:04 am 2 comments

OK, so I know that I am a blow-in living in Kerry but I am very proud of the designers and miliners here in The Kingdom. It really is no wonder that these designs constantly adorn the social pages and win numerous best dressed events at racecourses throughout the country. […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Some Hair-Raising Facts!

Mary O’Donnell: Some Hair-Raising Facts!

May 6, 2014 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

I RECENTLY attended the Viviscal Hair Confessions launch in Dublin. Viviscal is an Irish success story as it is the World’s best selling hair supplement and has been proven by seven separate clinical trials. This award winning company’s product is sold in over 25 countries. I met the lovely Maia […]

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Little Liam Dies From Battens Disease

Little Liam Dies From Battens Disease

May 4, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG Liam Heffernan, who had been battling Batten’s Disease, has died. He was just five years old. His father Tony tweeted the news earlier yesterday morning. “#LittleLiamo has grown angelwings and joined sister Saoirse in heaven #RIP son #SuperHero No More #BattenDisease” Liam, from Castlemaine, suffered from the rare Battens […]

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Communion Day For Listellick Pupils

Communion Day For Listellick Pupils

May 3, 2014 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a special day at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Saturday when 25 children made their First Communion. Parents and family members were on hand to witness the milestone event in the lives of the Listellick NS pupils. The weather smiled on the occasion as families gathered […]

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Catriona Buckley and Helen O'Carroll at the beauty tricks and fashion tips event at CH Chemists on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Getting Ready For Summer In CH

May 3, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 100 ladies were treated to an evening of beauty tricks and fashion tips in CH Chemists on Friday night. “We’re just giving a little advice on beauty and fashion for the season ahead,” said Sandra Rusk of Weardrobe boutique. Both Sandra and Helen Lawlor Parker, who recently won the […]

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Helen’s Made-Up About Winning Top Award

Helen’s Made-Up About Winning Top Award

April 30, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists were in the awards again when one of their cosmetics’ staff won a national award recently. Helen Lawlor Parker from Fenit beat off hundreds of nominees to win the prestigious Lancome Consultant of the Year award and collected her prize in Limerick recently. Helen has worked at CH for […]

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Fashion: A Winters Tale

Fashion: A Winters Tale

April 30, 2014 at 7:31 am Comments are Disabled

Meet Our New Fashion Writer, Orlagh Winters, Who Is Welcoming The Onset Of Summer Into Her Wardrobe OH crikey it is here! How did that happen so soon? I am talking about Summer of course! As a lover of the colour black, every year I reluctantly add some colour to […]

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Sarah Corridon, Caroline Corridon and Eileen Stack, Ballyheigue at the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Afternoon in aid of the Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Feast Of Fashion At Ladies Lunch

April 28, 2014 at 8:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SUPER-STYLISH ladies from all over the county came to Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday for the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show in aid of the Recovery Haven. The event was organised by Margaret Brick of Connexions Marketing, in support of Recovery Haven Cancer Support House in Tralee and was hosted by Orlagh Winters. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Our Love Affair With Fake Tan

April 28, 2014 at 8:43 am 1 comment

Herbs & Roses Olivia Wall and myself were invited to judges the Best Dressed Lady at the Herbs and Roses launch of the Elemis Brand at the Fels Point Hotel last Thursday. Given the number of beautifully turned out ladies it was a very tough decision. However Marguerite Trant was […]

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Marguerite Trant, Curraheen, and Catriona Sayers, Derrymore at the So Sue Me beauty event at the Fels Point Hotel on Thursday.

Glamour At Fels Point For ‘So Sue Me’ Beauty Event

April 25, 2014 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

By Gavin O’Connor GLAMOUR was to the fore at the Fels Point Hotel last night when their Herbs and Roses Spa hosted a fashion and beauty event which was attended by over 150 ladies looking for beauty, fitness and style tips. Irish blogger Suzanne Jackson, who runs the very popular So Sue Me […]

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Niall Hobbert of BTS Fitness puts a client through her paces at his gym at Manor Park, Tralee.

Fitness: Get in shape with Niall

April 24, 2014 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

“Your Health is precious so look after it” Hi everyone, My name is Niall Hobbert owner of BTS Fitness club and I will be your resident Personal Trainer for Traleetoday.ie. With over 15 years experience in the industry and many years training a long list of ‘A’ list celebrities and sports […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell’s Beauty Matters

April 21, 2014 at 8:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Hi everyone, my name is Mary O’Donnell and I’m the contributing beauty consultant to TraleeToday.ie. I will answer your beauty queries and keep you up to date with all the latest in the beauty world from new launches to the latest beauty treatments from local salons and spas. With that […]

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