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Tina Pierce, Shauna Goggin, Michelle Broderick and Shannon Lonergan at the IT Tralee Students Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Students Clearly Studied Up On Style For Annual Ball

March 12, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 students from IT Tralee dressed to impress last night for their annual ball. The red carpet was rolled out at Ballyroe Heights Hotel for the glamorous affair and the ladies  lived up to the treatment with some amazing gowns while the guys scrubbed up well for the black-tie bash. […]

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Orlagh Winters: Plenty Of Glamour Over Here In Cheltenham

Orlagh Winters: Plenty Of Glamour Over Here In Cheltenham

March 11, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of my favourite times of the year is here – Spring has sprung. I’m writing this week’s column from Cheltenham and have one day behind me. I think yesterday will be forever known as “Ruby Tuesday”. What a magnificent start to the festival for Mr Walsh. Bookmakers all over […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Joanne’s ‘Can Do’ Attitude Makes Kinvara Special

March 9, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

ON Tuesday I am showcasing  Kinvara on RTE from the coastal town that bears its name in Galway. Dr. Joanne O’Reilly is the brains behind the natural skincare range. Joanne’s professional background lies in science, specifically the ecology and conservation of the Asian elephant in Indonesia – Joanne loves elephants! She has additional postgraduate […]

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Kerry Cork Health Link Bus To Feature On RTE Radio 1 Show

Kerry Cork Health Link Bus To Feature On RTE Radio 1 Show

March 9, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Cancer Support Group’s Kerry Cork Health Link Bus literally caught the eye of journalist Brian O’Connell last week which will result in the service being featured on the Sean O’Rourke Show on RTE Radio 1 on Tuesday morning. Mr O’Connell saw the service while out and about in Cork and […]

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Zoe’s World: I Can’t Believe KFW Is All Over For Another Year

Zoe’s World: I Can’t Believe KFW Is All Over For Another Year

March 8, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

  CAN you believe that KFW is over for another year? I am personally in some sort of exhausted daze, I am still adjusting to the fact that after months of planning and preparation that the actual event itself is over (it was an amazing event though, so that is helping […]

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Sheila Breen, Catherine Breen, Brendan Breen, Catherine Kelly and Sarah Kelly at the Kerry Fashion Week Awards Night at the Europe Hotel, Killarney on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Style From The KFW Awards Night

March 8, 2015 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WE reported yesterday about the glamorous evening at the Kerry Fashion Week awards night. The highlight of KFW, the event was held in the opulent setting of the Europe Hotel and Resort, Killarney and was a huge success with numerous awards  handed out on the night (click here for winners and photos). Continued below… […]

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Roger Harty: Body Intelligence

Roger Harty: Body Intelligence

March 8, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  WHEN we discuss the whole area of intelligence, we could very easily end up down a bottomless pit. Brian O’ Driscoll (of rugby fame) once asked the following question. “What is the difference between intelligence and wisdom?” The answer was as follows; Intelligence is knowing that a tomato is a […]

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Anne Marie O'Leary, Agne Kremenskiene and Doranne Hickey at the Kerry Fashion Week Awards Night at the Europe Hotel, Killarney on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Night Of Glamour And Style At Kerry Fashion Week Awards

March 7, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER hugely successful Kerry Fashion Week concluded on Friday night with a glamorous affair at the Europe Hotel, Killarney. They came from all over the country and beyond for the awards night which is the highlight of a great week of events. Guests, who paid €120 a head to attend […]

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Ireland’s premier personal trainer Karl Henry pushes team Irish Cancer Society to their limits as they get into gear for this years VHI Women’s Mini Marathon.

Kerry Women Called To Dublin To Help Fight Cancer

March 7, 2015 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Irish Cancer Society is calling on Kerry women of all ages to sign up to join their team ahead of the VHI Mini Marathon 2015 so the Society can continue its work of providing vital cancer services. The event, which takes place on Monday, June 1, will see over […]

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Kerry General Hospital Has One Of The Lowest Death Rates For Heart Attacks

Kerry General Hospital Has One Of The Lowest Death Rates For Heart Attacks

March 6, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

NEW figures recently released for the first time in an official healthcare report reveal that Kerry General Hospital (KGH) has one of the lowest death rates in the country for heart attacks. However the hospital doesn’t fare as well when it comes to stroke due to clot. The figures show that KGH […]

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Claire Chauvet and Zelda Boyle at Danny Leane's 'Summer Occasions' styling tips night at The Abbey Inn. Photo by Oscar Brophy

PHOTOS: Style Tips From The Experts At Fashion Event In The Abbey

March 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Abbey Inn was the location for a styling tips event last night as part of Kerry Fashion Week. The ‘Style Workshop’ from Danny Leane of Annbury’s Boutique was aimed at giving ladies tips for the forthcoming summer season. Topics covered included style secrets, weddings, races, headpieces, key trends and how […]

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Back row left to right: Nuria Lopez Izquierdo (Thesis of the Year), Louise O’Connor, Jodie Sheehy, Catriona McEnery, Ann Louise Curtin, Caoimhe Finnegan
Front Row L to R: Michelle Mangan (Student of the Year), Ms. Janet Rose (CIDESCO Examiner), Nora O’Callaghan (Assistant Manager, Kerry ETB Training Centre), Bernadette Casey (Performance Award)

Kerry ETB Beauty Department Gets International Recognition

March 5, 2015 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

GREAT news for the Beauty Therapy Department at Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley Industrial Estate. They have received International recognition for the standard of their training and the quality of their students following their successful examinations for an internationally recognised diploma course with CIDESCO. CIDESCO is an International awarding […]

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Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

March 5, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee and Kerry Rose were in town at the weekend to help launch the search for the Mary Hickey’s successor. There has been a lot of interest already in the Kerry Rose but organisers are putting the call out to young ladies to enter the competition. Applications are now […]

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Róisín O'Loughlin, Colleen Hopkins, Clare Daly and Orla Crowley at the KFW Kerry Boutique & Kerry Designer Show in the Ballygarry House Hotel last night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Kerry Designers Display Creations At KFW Fashion Show

March 4, 2015 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A SELL-OUT crowd of 100 watched the KFW Kerry Boutique & Kerry Designer Show in the Ballygarry House Hotel last night. A wine and canapés reception was enjoyed by ladies on arrival who paid €45 per ticket for the event which was MC’d by TraleeToday.ie columnist Orlagh Winters. The show […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Native Mary Crowned Kerry’s Most Stylish Woman 2015

PHOTOS: Tralee Native Mary Crowned Kerry’s Most Stylish Woman 2015

March 4, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman was named Kerry’s Most Stylish Woman 2015 at a Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) event last night. Mary Stapleton Foley, originally from Lisdara, Oakpark, but now living in Firies, collected the accolade at the KFW Kerry Boutique & Kerry Designer Show in the Ballygarry House Hotel last night. “Very shocked […]

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Orlagh Winters: Fantastic Fashions From Local Retailers

Orlagh Winters: Fantastic Fashions From Local Retailers

March 3, 2015 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

RECENTLY there has been a bit of a change in the economy for the good and it is certainly welcomed by all. The retailers in Tralee who have weathered the storm deserve to be supported now and in the future. Independent retailers are the backbone of any town and they will […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Why I’m Keeping Up With The Kardashian’s Contouring

March 2, 2015 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

I DON’T know much about Kim Kardashian apart from the fact she had no sense of direction when naming her child ( North west). This woman has made my life a misery as everyday I get asked can you explain contouring like Kim does. When I was doing my training, […]

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At the 'Mods and Minis’ fashion show in CH Chemists were, from left: Lily Parker and Bitania Yosef. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Youngsters Hit The Runway In Style For Recovery Haven

March 1, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Cancer Support House along with CH Chemists and Mods & Minis hosted a fundraising fashion show for kids and older models on Friday evening in CH Chemists. The fashion event displayed both communion and confirmation outfits and was a great success. There was plenty of involvement for parents too who […]

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Roger Harty: ‘Oneness’

Roger Harty: ‘Oneness’

March 1, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

  WHAT is ‘Oneness’? Well it is absence of ‘Twoness’. I know and accept that this is a corny answer but there might just be something in it. You see, what I refer to as ‘Twoness’ is often referred to as duality in psychology. Duality, in other words, means moving […]

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Top Fashion Blogger Returns To Kerry

Top Fashion Blogger Returns To Kerry

February 27, 2015 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

  TOP fashion blogger, Suzanne Jackson, is returning to Kerry next month to give fashion tips to her enormous amount of Kerry followers. She packed out the Fels Point Hotel on her last visit in April (click here) but it’s the Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa in Killarney who will to host The […]

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Zoe’s World: Life Is For Living You Know?

Zoe’s World: Life Is For Living You Know?

February 25, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

  YOU know that feeling when you reach the end of a week and you have absolutely no idea what you actually did? Your life just kind blends into one until you are left with vast periods of your life gone. You can’t just hit rewind. When you eventually reach […]

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Orlagh Winters: Just Because A Man Looks Stylish Doesn’t Mean He’s Vain

Orlagh Winters: Just Because A Man Looks Stylish Doesn’t Mean He’s Vain

February 24, 2015 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

  “You’re so vain I bet you think this song about you…” What is it about us as a nation that we still believe that when a man looks after himself that he is vain? Granted it is getting much more acceptable for a man to ditch the sportswear and […]

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Ballyheigue Man Dresses Elsa From ‘Frozen’ At The Oscars

Ballyheigue Man Dresses Elsa From ‘Frozen’ At The Oscars

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

BALLYHEIGUE designer Don O’Neill had one his designs worn by a big star at an Oscars party last night. The successful fashion designer based in New York tweeted the photo below of Oscar winner, Idina Menzel (better known as the voice of Elsa from ‘Frozen) at the Vanity Fair Oscar […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Brushing Up On Beauty

February 23, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

  IN the last few years make-up application is all about the brushes. Three years ago I got my first Blank Canvas brush and three years later I still use it. It was the company’s first brush and now the range has grown to include a contour palette and liners […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

February 22, 2015 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies has a recipe for fantastic fish cakes… Thai food is one of my favourite foods to cook.  It is so unique in taste as you often have salty, sweet, spicy and citrusy in one dish. Thai fish cakes are simple […]

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Roger Harty: The Health Benefit Of Laughter

Roger Harty: The Health Benefit Of Laughter

February 22, 2015 at 11:27 am 1 comment

  EVERYBODY knows that laughter works. You have often heard it said; “we had a great laugh last night”, even Facebook is getting in on the act with LOL (Laugh out Loud) and LMFAO (a little too rude to print but you can ‘google it’!). You can even listen to […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Worth Making The Effort To Socialise

Zoe’s World: It’s Worth Making The Effort To Socialise

February 18, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

  I AM not an unsociable person. All teenagers are not unsociable. Just because we tend to spend most of our lives on our headphones on, doesn’t mean that we don’t enjoy a bit of human interaction from time to time. That doesn’t mean that you should continue to talk […]

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Orlagh Winters: Safe To Say I’m Not A Big Fan Of ‘Kimye’

Orlagh Winters: Safe To Say I’m Not A Big Fan Of ‘Kimye’

February 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

APPARENTLY Kanye West knows fashion! I say this with my tongue firmly fixed in my cheek having seen what he showed in New York Fashion Week at the weekend. How the ‘Queen of Style’, Anna Wintour, sat with a straight face is beyond me. To add insult to injury his wife […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: A Great Welcome From The People At RTE

February 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

  MY first week on RTE’s Today show was some experience. Walking into the studio was all a bit mad. To be part of a set that you’re used to looking at at home with a cuppa in your hand was strange to say the least. Now from the minute […]

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The Chef’s Table: How To Make Perfect Pancakes This Shrove Tuesday

The Chef’s Table: How To Make Perfect Pancakes This Shrove Tuesday

February 15, 2015 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies has some great pancake recipes for this Shrove Tuesday… Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting […]

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