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PHOTOS: Tralee’s Tim Murphy Celebrates Becoming A First-Time Daddy

PHOTOS: Tralee’s Tim Murphy Celebrates Becoming A First-Time Daddy

July 31, 2015 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE actor, Timothy V Murphy and his wife Caitlin Manley are currently celebrating the arrival of their first child. The 55 year old who hails from the Oakpark area here in town, is currently starring in the second season of ‘True Detective’ and is already well known for his role in the hit show […]

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Model Sarah Morrissey wearing a dress by designer Jennifer Rothwell and a headpiece by Carol Kennelly photographed today (Wednesday, 29th of July) at a press call in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin  where Minister for Diaspora Affairs, Jimmy Deenihan TD, officially announced details of the inaugural Ireland Fashion Showcase, supported by Irish Design 2015, which will be held in the Irish Consulate, New York City on Thursday 10th of September. For more information visit www.irelandfashionshowcase.ie or @IrelandFSC. Pix: Pawel Nowak.

Kerry Designers To Showcase Their Collections At New York Event

July 31, 2015 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY designers will be to the fore at an Irish fashion event in New York this September. The Ireland Fashion Showcase will feature emerging Irish Fashion Designers who will showcase collections in New York during New York Fashion Week. Minister for Diaspora Affairs, Jimmy Deenihan TD, officially announced details of the event which will be held in […]

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Mounthawk Montessori Needs Your Votes In National Awards

Mounthawk Montessori Needs Your Votes In National Awards

July 31, 2015 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

MOUNTHAWK Montessori have been chosen as one of four finalists for the national finals of the ‘Boots Maternity & Infant Awards 2015’ with voting taking place now to determine who will take home the prize. The ‘Mounthawk Montessori School & Busy Bees Nursery’ is the only Kerry service nominated for the […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Free Education Sessions Coming To Kerry This Autumn

Type 2 Diabetes Free Education Sessions Coming To Kerry This Autumn

July 30, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be a series of free education sessions held in and around Kerry this coming Autumn for people with Type 2 diabetes. The sessions are planned for Dingle, Tralee, Listowel, Kenmare and Castleisland over the next few months. This award winning X-PERT programme is being organised by the HSE […]

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At the Presentation Secondary School Miltown Debs, were from left: Isaac Ramsey, Emer Hurley, Orla Courtney, Shannon Carey and Philip O'Brien. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Summer Glamour At The Debs In Ballyroe

July 29, 2015 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

SUMMER style was on show last night as teenagers from mid-Kerry enjoyed a night out. Just under 170 students looked dapper and glamorous at the Presentation Secondary School Miltown Students’ Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The teenagers started arriving from 7.30pm and posed for pictures from the photographers present, before […]

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Zoe’s World: Isn’t Honesty The Best Policy?

Zoe’s World: Isn’t Honesty The Best Policy?

July 29, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

  I THINK that people can stand in two positions. Either they are pressured to do everything, or they pressure themselves to do everything. What I mean by this is, an individual is expected to be able to sit through a football game, even if they have no interest in […]

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Kendall Jenner’s Make Up Artist To Give A Masterclass In CH Chemists

Kendall Jenner’s Make Up Artist To Give A Masterclass In CH Chemists

July 28, 2015 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

CH CHEMISTS have  announced that they will be welcoming Kendall Jenner’s very own Estee Lauder Global Makeup Artist, Alan Pan, to their store on the evening of Thursday, September 24. The internationally renowned make-up artist to the stars will be holding a very exclusive make-up masterclass session on the night where […]

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Orlagh Winters: Be Kind To Your Four-Legged Friends

Orlagh Winters: Be Kind To Your Four-Legged Friends

July 28, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

ANIMALS are something that have always been a huge part of my life, in fact it is safe to say that there have been times that I preferred the company of animals to humans. My two cats are my babies and I cannot imagine ever harming them. Over the weekend, readers […]

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Jackie Willes, Maire Hennessy and Josie Scanlon at the start of the Jamie Wrenn Walk on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines On The Jamie Wrenn Walkers

July 26, 2015 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST under 100 people took to the roads on Saturday morning for the annual Jamie Wrenn Walk for the Kerry Hospice. The walk sets off in the sunshine at 10am from the Aquadome and along the way, the walkers stopped off for refreshments at O’Sheas in Curraheen, then The Junction Bar, Camp and finally at the […]

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Roger Harty: Self Esteem -Our Driving Force

Roger Harty: Self Esteem -Our Driving Force

July 26, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

OUR self-esteem connects deep into our inner core – I suppose you could say it is our inner Sat-Nav and our driving force all in one. Without it – to borrow a phrase from former Kerry footballer Tomás Ó Sé – we are rudderless. But what is self-esteem and why […]

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Jean Farrell and Bláthín Griffin keeping guests refreshed at the  'Masterclass With Benefit' evening at CH Chemists on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Get The Benefit Of A Make-Up Masterclass In CH

July 25, 2015 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge turnout in CH Chemists on Friday night for a special masterclass from the experts. Benefit’s Alyson Rowe and Clare McKinley flew in from the UK to give tips on make-up and skin care to the 120 people who attended. Continued below… Ladies from all over the county, […]

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Out To Lunch: A Wonderful Lunch By The Lake At The Wetlands

Out To Lunch: A Wonderful Lunch By The Lake At The Wetlands

July 25, 2015 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Lakeside Cafe Tralee Bay Wetlands I NEVER thought of the Wetlands as somewhere to specifically go to have lunch. I don’t know why, but I always thought the Lakeside Cafe inside as a place for people get a coffee or a quick sandwich while taking a break from the activities at the […]

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FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

July 23, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN Benners Hotel reopened its doors a few months ago it brought a breath of fresh air to the Castle Street area of town. The cafe and gastropub are serving up some excellent fare with friendly service, but some of you may not know that the Courtyard Bar to the rear of […]

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Photographed at the official launch today (Wednesday 22nd of July) of the inaugural ‘Fashion Soirée at Manor West Hotel’ which will take place in the 4 star Tralee hotel on Friday 4th of September were (from left) Carol Kennelly, milliner; Annette Gavin, Deputy manager, Manor West Hotel, Orlagh Winters (MC), Colette Nolan, Sales & Marketing Manager, Manor West Hotel;    Leighanne Moore, Front Office, Manor West Hotel; Mary O Donnell, Beauty Expert and judge of Best Dressed Lady on the night and Breda Dyland and Trish Kelly, Kerry Cancer Support Group. Featuring the latest style in Ladies Day fashion and exclusive new looks for Autumn / Winter 2015, the night will showcase top Kerry designers, milliners and boutiques. Mc’ed by Fashionista Orlagh Winters, the Fashion Soirée will also include a pre drinks & canapes reception, jazz band, best dressed lady, spot prizes and dancing till late. Tickets are only €30 and are available now from the reception of Manor West Hotel, Tralee, the Kerry Cancer Support Group and some participating boutiques. For more information, telephone Manor West Hotel on 066 7194500. Pix: Pawel Nowak.

Charity Fashion Night To Give Style Tips For The Races

July 23, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

A FASHION Soirée will take place in early September to showcase the latest fashions ahead of ladies day at Listowel Races. The inaugural ‘Fashion Soirée at Manor West Hotel’, in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group, which will take place in the  Tralee venue  on Friday, September 4. Featuring the latest style […]

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Zoe’s World: Forget The Fad Diets, Just Eat In Moderation And Exercise

Zoe’s World: Forget The Fad Diets, Just Eat In Moderation And Exercise

July 22, 2015 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

  I HAVE always been aware of fad diets. I have often heard people talk about how they were only allowed to eat a certain amount of calories in a day and some people even swear by a certain super food that has recently been discovered in some foreign rainforest. I have […]

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‘Glowhearts’ Mums Present €18,000 To Crumlin Hospital And Ronald McDonald House

‘Glowhearts’ Mums Present €18,000 To Crumlin Hospital And Ronald McDonald House

July 22, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Glowhearts 4 Crumlin moms travelled to Dublin yesterday to present cheques to the children’s heart centre in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin and the Ronald McDonald House. The Glowhearts4Crumlin campaign – started by Kerry mothers who have children born with a heart defect – generated a fantastic €18,000 which […]

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Orlagh Winters: A Visit To Ryle, The House Of Men’s Style

Orlagh Winters: A Visit To Ryle, The House Of Men’s Style

July 21, 2015 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IN recent times there has been a huge surge in the amount of men taking extra special care of their appearance. It’s no longer just the ladies who put thought and effort into choosing outfits for special occasions. I had to ask Kerry’s favourite menswear clothing expert about the style […]

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At the launch of the Jamie Wrenn walk, were front, from left: Deirdre Quinn, Mary Lynch, Sandra Finn. Maire Sullivan, Dara Rohan, Mike Keane, Jimmy Ryan and Ted Moynihan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fun, Fresh Air And Great Exercise On The Jamie Wrenn Walk For Charity

July 21, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

ORGANISERS are looking forward to another great Jamie Wrenn Walk on this Saturday, July 25 for the Kerry Hospice. Back in 1999, Castlegregory man Jamie Wrenn, began a charity walk in aid of cancer services that has become a long standing tradition. A cancer sufferer himself, unfortunately Jamie lost his battle with […]

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CH Chemists To Welcome Benefit Experts For A Masterclass This Friday

CH Chemists To Welcome Benefit Experts For A Masterclass This Friday

July 21, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

CH CHEMISTS are gearing up to hold a very special event this coming week where they will be welcoming two internationally renowned make-up and skin care artists on the night of Friday, July 24. The evening is all set to kick off at 7pm with a wine reception before the real […]

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Walking On Cars Help Raise Cash For Two Worthy Causes

Walking On Cars Help Raise Cash For Two Worthy Causes

July 20, 2015 at 8:10 pm Comments are Disabled

DINGLE rock band, Walking On Cars, were on hand recently to help present cheques to two very worthy causes after they performed in a charity concert in the INEC last month. After the Killarney Festival of Music and Food was cancelled, the band were part of the series of pop up concerts and […]

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Roger Harty: Galileo Galilei – An All-Time Hero

Roger Harty: Galileo Galilei – An All-Time Hero

July 19, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance. It would be easy to write an article on the life of  Galileo, but in fairness there is so much […]

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Siobhan Fitzgerald, Knoknagoshel, Aine Wall, Derrymore, Rachel Walsh, Ballyheigue and Ciara O'Connor, Tralee, at the Dawn Dairies Ladies Day at Killarney Racecourse on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From Ladies Day At Killarney Races

July 18, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE craic and the style was mighty in Killarney Racecourse on Thursday for the Dawn Dairies Ladies Day. We’ve brought you the story of the winners of Best Dressed Lady and Most Stylish Hat (click here) and photos of glamorous women and some dapper gents (click here). Here’s our final […]

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Ciara O'Connor, Brid Stackpoole, Abbeyfeale, Trish Murray and Caoimhe Dineen, West Cork at the Dawn Dairies Ladies Day at Killarney Racecourse on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Glamour From Ladies Day In Killarney

July 17, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were some heavy showers, but it didn’t stop thousands turning up at Killarney Racecourse for a very stylish ladies day. Women from all over the county (including many from Tralee) and beyond looked amazing at the picturesque course with many quaffing some bubbly and soaking up the atmosphere on […]

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Five Things To Do At The Weekend

Five Things To Do At The Weekend

July 17, 2015 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend already which means that there’s places to go, things to do and people to see. Here’s some stuff you can get up around the county… Friday 1. Enjoy An Indiana Summer Tralee Town Park will play host to a free open air cinema screening this coming Friday July […]

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Edel Is Crowned Queen Of Fashion At Ladies Day In Killarney

Edel Is Crowned Queen Of Fashion At Ladies Day In Killarney

July 16, 2015 at 7:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Edel Crowley wearing in pink wearing dress from @PHOENIX_VIRE in facts wins #LadiesDay pic.twitter.com/CYi3tUK5T1 — Ladies Day (@LadiesDayIre) July 16, 2015 A KENMARE lady was crowned the Dawn Dairies Best Dressed Lady at Ladies Day at Killarney Racecourse on Thursday, as hundreds of stylish women looked their best for the glamorous occasion. […]

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The Fashion Event Of The Year Is Coming To The Dome

The Fashion Event Of The Year Is Coming To The Dome

July 15, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be the fashion event of the year in Kerry with hundreds expected at The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday, August 16. The main attraction this year will be a salute to Irish designers, Irish fashion and Irish craft to celebrate Irish […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Summer So I’m Gonna Make The Most Of It

Zoe’s World: It’s Summer So I’m Gonna Make The Most Of It

July 15, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

ALRIGHT. Let’s just call a spade a spade here and address the fact that the weather has been far from pleasant around here recently. I know what you’re thinking, “no surprise there, it is Ireland after all”. But the fact of the matter is that it’s the middle of July […]

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Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

July 14, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  JACKIE Crowe, who went on TV last year to highlight how economic conditions are affecting Ireland’s healthcare system, has died. The Ballyheigue lady passed away last night at the age of 51. She appeared on a TV3 documentary in May, 2014 where she described her battle against a rare form of cancer, Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and […]

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Orlagh Winters: Why Is It A Mortal Sin To Have An Opinion On A Bold Child?

Orlagh Winters: Why Is It A Mortal Sin To Have An Opinion On A Bold Child?

July 14, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

HAVE you ever uttered the words “that wouldn’t happen in my day”? Well I certainly have and I almost immediately laughed at it, as they were not words that I ever thought I would hear myself  say. Without sounding like a grumpy old bat, there is something that I have […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Dish For All The Runners Out There

The Chef’s Table: A Dish For All The Runners Out There

July 12, 2015 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies, has a tasty dish for runners!… With Run Killarney taking place next weekend and the Rose of Tralee 10k a month away, I thought I would share a tasty dish that will be great for the days coming up to the […]

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