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Chloe Morris, Fiona O'Sullivan, Selena Morris and Celine O'Sullivan all Tralee, at Miss Kerry 2015 which took place in the Killarney Plaza Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Miss Kerry 2015 Night

April 6, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we brought you the news that Mairead Breathnach from Ballydavid was crowned Miss Kerry 2015 (click here for story). The west Kerry woman will now go on to represent the county in June. The Killarney Plaza Hotel  was the venue for a night filled with glamour and not just […]

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New Arrivals At The Bons

New Arrivals At The Bons

April 6, 2015 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  THREE new Consultant Surgeons and a Consultant Radiologist have joined the medical team at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, enhancing its reputation as one of the top private hospitals in Ireland. Consultant General Surgeon, Yasir Bakhari and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Greg Fulton will begin to see patients in April, […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: A Sweet, Luscious French Fragrance

April 6, 2015 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

  THIS year sees Roger&Gallet launch their first ever Eau de Parfum, created by world-renowned perfumer, Francis Kurkdjian and housed in a stunning cut glass bottle designed by Martin Szekely. Following on from the success of the Fleur de Figuier range, Francis has created an entirely NEW composition with precious distilled essences and stunning candied fig. This ingenious […]

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PHOTOS: New Miss Kerry Is Revealed At Stylish Event In Killarney

PHOTOS: New Miss Kerry Is Revealed At Stylish Event In Killarney

April 5, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE judges decided west was best last night as the new Miss Kerry was crowned in the Killarney Plaza Hotel. Mairead Breathnach from Ballydavid was chosen as Miss Kerry and will go on to represent the county at the Miss Ireland event in June. Kerry GAA star James O’Donoghue along with […]

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Roger Harty: ‘True Love’ – What Is It?

Roger Harty: ‘True Love’ – What Is It?

April 5, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

IF you look up Youtube and search for the engagement interview of Prince Charles and Diana in 1981, they were asked how best they would describe their situation. Perhaps “in love” suggested the interviewer. Diana said “yes” while Charles said “in love…whatever that is ?” With an answer like that, […]

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Amy O'Connor (right) with Sharon O'Connor, John O'Connell and little Adam O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Rallies To Help Amy In The Face Of Upcoming Operation

April 4, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A COMMUNITY will get together next Thursday to help a young Tralee girl who is undergoing an operation on her brain next month. Twelve year old, Amy O’Connor from Cois Coille, will have an operation in the Beaumont Hospital, Dublin on May 7 to remove a cyst that has developed on […]

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Left to right: Damian Morrisson Jackie Ruttledge Lian McCarthy Lorraine O'Halloran. Photo Gavin O'Connor

Can You Spare A Bed For ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ Participants?

April 4, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE in Tralee are being asked to do their bit in helping out a worthy cause by providing accommodation for participants in the Cycle Against Suicide event next month. Cycle Against Suicide in partnership with Homestay.com, is looking for homeowners in town, to provide overnight accommodation for the thousands of […]

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Suzanne Doyle, Deirdre Kelly, Christina Doyle and Joan Kelly at the Churchill GAA Fashion Fundraiser at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Fashion Night In Ballyroe For Churchill GAA

April 3, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Churchill community was out in force on Thursday night for a fantastic fashion show in aid of  the GAA club. It was all in aid of the development of a new pitch for the club and judging by the hundreds present, a huge sum was raised for the cause. Continued […]

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Zoe’s World: Bullying Yik Yak App Is Just Yuck!

Zoe’s World: Bullying Yik Yak App Is Just Yuck!

April 1, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

Zoë O’Connor on an app which has become bullying central in Tralee… A NEW phenomenon has swept over the youth of Tralee, and definitely not in a good way. There really is an app for everything and honestly at this point they should just make a bullying genre. Yik Yak is […]

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Sean Taaffe Group Wins National Salon Of The Year Award

Sean Taaffe Group Wins National Salon Of The Year Award

March 30, 2015 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Sean Taaffe Group won the top award, the National Salon of the Year, at the prestigious Schwarzkopf Irish Hairdressing Business Awards in the RDS, Dublin, yesterday. Sean Taaffe and Kara O’Shea (General Manager) accepted the award from the host for the event, TV personality, Lorraine Keane. The National […]

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Pat Spillane To Judge Tralee GAA Stars’ Food At ‘The Restaurant’ In The Brogue

Pat Spillane To Judge Tralee GAA Stars’ Food At ‘The Restaurant’ In The Brogue

March 30, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY football legend Pat Spillane will lead the judging panel where two mystery Tralee footballers take part in a fundraising event for Pieta House at Kirby’s Brogue Inn Tralee on Wednesday, April 29. The high profile footballers will be the ‘Mystery Chefs’ in ‘The Restaurant’ on the night and it will […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Good Sleep Is Essential For Your Mind And Body…Here’s How To Get It

March 30, 2015 at 9:36 am 1 comment

PENELOPE Cruz apparently gets anything up to 14 hours a night, while Catherine Zeta Jones and Renee Zellwegger swear  it keeps them beautiful. Sleep is the most powerful rejuvenating treatment of them all. From 8pm to 11pm is the time for hydration and stimulation, while 11pm to 3am is the time for […]

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Bons Is Still Tops For Hand Hygiene

Bons Is Still Tops For Hand Hygiene

March 29, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Bon Secours Hospital has Ireland’s highest hand hygiene levels for the second time in a row according to the latest Health Protection Surveillance Centre Survey of 54 Irish hospitals. The survey is carried out by the HSE infectious disease watchdog every six months. The Bon Secours Hospital Tralee is […]

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Janet Leahy, Laura Cunningham and Lisa McCarthy at the Elite Make-Up Masterclass with Fortunato Benavoli at CH Chemists on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO: Tips From A Master At CH Chemists

March 29, 2015 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 80 ladies went to CH Chemists on Friday night for a make-up masterclass. They were there to see Lancome Elite Make-Up artist, Fortunato Benavoli gives tips on all things make-up wise. Fortunato has worked with names such as Shiseido and Tom Ford and was recently resident make-up artist at the BAFTAS. […]

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Roger Harty: Body Confidence

Roger Harty: Body Confidence

March 29, 2015 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

  I looked up the word confidence in the dictionary and found the following definition; Confidence is generally described as a state of being certain either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct. Confidence comes from being sure that you are on the right path. It is a form of […]

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PHOTOS: Star And The Kerry Team Wear Red To Give Charity A Boost

PHOTOS: Star And The Kerry Team Wear Red To Give Charity A Boost

March 28, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY campaign which raised thousands of euro for Crumlin Children’s Hospital this week, got another great boost on Friday when the Kerry team lent their support to the cause. The ‘Glow Hearts 4 Crumlin’ group, made up of six mothers of children who each have a child that was born with […]

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PHOTOS: Glamour In Ballyroe At The ITT NAGS Ball

PHOTOS: Glamour In Ballyroe At The ITT NAGS Ball

March 27, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 100 students from the IT Tralee put on their gladrags last night for the NAGS Ball. Taking place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, the student were dressed to impress for this annual event for students of Nursing and Agricultural Studies. They enjoyed a four course meal followed by entertainment. We were […]

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Zoe’s World: Adventures In ‘Stalking’ On Instagram

Zoe’s World: Adventures In ‘Stalking’ On Instagram

March 25, 2015 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  I HAVE accepted the fact that I will probably never like a photo of myself. Considering that it is a rather broad statement for someone with such an active instagram account (@zoe402), I can say that I never like a photo of myself that I don’t have editing rights to. […]

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Foodies To Flock To See Michelin Star Chefs In Action At Festival

Foodies To Flock To See Michelin Star Chefs In Action At Festival

March 25, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

EIGHT of Ireland’s finest Michelin Star and celebrity chefs will be cooking up a storm in the Food & Wine Magazine Village hosted by Norah Casey, at the inaugural boutique festival at Killarney House Demesne on June 27 and 28. Derry Clarke (L’Ecrivain, Dublin), Ross Lewis (Chapter One, Dublin) and JP McMahon (EatGalway Restaurant […]

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Orlagh Winters: Hit The Litterbugs Where It Hurts Most…Their Pockets!

Orlagh Winters: Hit The Litterbugs Where It Hurts Most…Their Pockets!

March 24, 2015 at 9:55 am 2 comments

SO after last week’s moan about people who inconsiderately park in disabled spaces, I am on a bit of a roll in the pet hates department. This week my target is people who think it is quite acceptable to throw litter or dump their rubbish in the countryside. Only yesterday […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Product To Help Restore Hair Growth After Pregnancy

March 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

NEWBORN babies mean sleepless nights, nappy changes…and hair loss. That’s something celeb mums-to-be, from Kate Middleton to Kiera Knightley, Abbey Clancy and Jessica Biel – all due in spring 2015 – could soon know all about. With that gorgeous pregnancy glow comes thick and lustrous hair, full of body and […]

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Roger Harty: Body Gratitude (Part Two)

Roger Harty: Body Gratitude (Part Two)

March 22, 2015 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

  I REMEMBER watching a film many years ago (for the life of me I can’t remember the name of it) but the gist of it was that a man lost a 50,000 dollar engagement ring only to discover that the young girl next door had found the said ring. When […]

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Lixnaw Woman Vies For DIT Student Designer Of The Year Award

Lixnaw Woman Vies For DIT Student Designer Of The Year Award

March 20, 2015 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A LIXNAW woman is amongst 22 students competing at the semi final of Vodafone DIT student designer of the year awards on March 24 in Smock Alley. The DIT Fashion Society announced that Nuala McCarthy from the north Kerry village has been shortlisted for her design entitled “Clash of Culture” for the semi […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Miss Kerry 2015

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Miss Kerry 2015

March 19, 2015 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE ladies are among the 25 participants in this year’s Miss Kerry contest which takes place next month. Kerry star James O’Donoghue will have a tough job as one of the judges in the Killarney Plaza Hotel on Saturday, April 4, where Radio Kerry’s Brendan Fuller will be the MC for […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Vital Bus Service Is ‘Better Than Any Therapy’

NEWS FEATURE: Vital Bus Service Is ‘Better Than Any Therapy’

March 19, 2015 at 11:10 am 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s Fergus Dennehy travelled on the Kerry Cork Health Link Bus this week and spoke to people for whom the service is vital for many reasons… MONDAY morning. It’s 7.45am, the air is cold and the eyes are sleepy as I wait near McDonald’s in Rathass for the arrival of a service that, until […]

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Claire O'Conner of Manna Organic Store at the fitness expo in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Oscar Brophy

PHOTOS: Health, Fitness And Beauty Expo Held In Fels Point

March 18, 2015 at 11:30 am 1 comment

  BUSINESSES from all over the county took stands at the Kerry Health, Fitness and Beauty Expo in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday. Billed as the first expo of its kind in Kerry, there were over 60 exhibitors on the day with numerous demonstrations and workshops. Linda Flanagan of Zumba Salsa Kerry who held […]

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Orlagh Winters: I Love It When Karma Strikes People Who Park Illegally In Disabled Spaces

Orlagh Winters: I Love It When Karma Strikes People Who Park Illegally In Disabled Spaces

March 18, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

UNDER normal circumstances I hate to see people getting parking tickets, especially when the case is a few minutes over the metered time. This is usually the case with me as I never remember to tear the time off my parking disc thus having a reminder when my time is […]

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Zoe’s World: Why You Should Cherish Your Mom

Zoe’s World: Why You Should Cherish Your Mom

March 18, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

I KNOW that I am a little late on the whole dedication to my mom, as mother’s day has been and gone, but I feel like we should be just as mushy with our moms on a daily basis, so I am just going to go with it. A girl said […]

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Beauty Of Cloghane And Brandon To Entice Walkers For Easter Festival

Beauty Of Cloghane And Brandon To Entice Walkers For Easter Festival

March 17, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Easter Bank Holiday weekend, the Cloghane Brandon Walking and Music Festival is sure to draw huge crowds. The festival, running from April 3rd – 6th will cater to all levels of walkers.  Those seeking a challenge will be treated to the stunning vistas of Más an Tiompáin and Mount Brandon, […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: A Vital Product For Sensitive Skin

March 17, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THREE years ago I went on my first press trip to the south of France which is the home of Avene skincare. Avene is a small town in the South of France where they have a naturally occurring spring known for its healing powers. At one time, only the rich and famous […]

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