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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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Mary Quinn, Helen Nolan Finn and Nina Mansfield at the Tralee Marathon finish line in The Mall on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Cross Tralee Marathon Finishing Line In The Mall

March 16, 2015 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

IT was another fantastic Tralee Marathon on Sunday with almost 850 people crossing the finishing line, in both the full and half events, at The Mall. There were very emotional scenes on some occasions as athletes completed the course and there was great support along the route from members of the public and, […]

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A group at the Family Fun Day to mark the Scotia Clinic's 13th birthday celebrations on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Stars Help Scotia Clinic Celebrate 13 Years In Business

March 16, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE Scotia Clinic, Tralee held a Family Fun Day, themed on healthiness and fitness for children, on Saturday to mark its 13 years providing maternity and gynaecology care. Since 2002, the clinic has has been involved in the delivery of 2000 babies and many of those children came to the Fun Day […]

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Roger Harty: Body Gratitude

Roger Harty: Body Gratitude

March 16, 2015 at 10:27 am 1 comment

  I CAN remember distinctly as a child, walking with my father down Fenit pier in the middle of winter. If a lady passed he would inevitably tip his hat. It was a kind of automatic  reverence of a man for womankind. That kind of old-style etiquette for living is just […]

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At the Ardfert GAA annual social on in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, from left: Martin Ferris, Pat O’Driscoll and Eamonn Ferris . Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: More From The Ardfert GAA Victory Social

March 15, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert GAA Victory Social was held in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night and it was one hell of a hooley! Having had an amazing year where they won their third All-Ireland title in nine years, it was a chance to reflect on their success and revel in it. […]

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PHOTOS: Ardfert GAA Club Celebrates Year To Remember At Victory Social

PHOTOS: Ardfert GAA Club Celebrates Year To Remember At Victory Social

March 14, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was plenty of silverware on display and All-Ireland medals in the back pockets for the  Ardfert GAA Victory Social held in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. In 2015, Ardfert went all the way to Croke Park to collect an incredible third All-Ireland title in nine years when they beat […]

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Launching Daffodil Day were, front row, from left: Kathleen Curtin, Sinead O'Keefe, Chris Griffin, Holly Lynch. Back Row: Eileen O'Shea, Ed O'Connor, Rita O'Sullivan, Pat Dineen, Brenda Griffin, Grace O'Donnell, Anne O'Connor, Pat Hussey and Gillian Wharton Slattery. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Branch Of Irish Cancer Society Looks For Public To Support Daffodil Day

March 14, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

  MEMBERS of the Tralee branch of the Irish Cancer Society are asking the public and businesses to support Daffodil Day by buying merchandise or by holding a coffee morning  on Friday, March 27. In 2014 Daffodil Day raised an amazing €3.4m nationally, this year the Society needs to raise their […]

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Irish Optometrists Warn Of Damage To Eyes During Next Friday’s Solar Eclipse

Irish Optometrists Warn Of Damage To Eyes During Next Friday’s Solar Eclipse

March 13, 2015 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

  IN case you weren’t aware, there’s going to be a solar eclipse next Friday and Irish optometrists are advising the public to exercise caution when viewing it. There will be a total solar eclipse over the Northern Hemisphere at the Faroe Islands (Norway) and a rare 92% partial eclipse over […]

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Mary Riordan, Sarah O'Sullivan, Orla Young, Caroline Creedon and Michelle Young at the IT Tralee Students Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style And Glamour From IT Tralee Students Ball

March 12, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you all the style and glamour from the IT Tralee Students Ball (click here for previous photos). The Ballyroe Heights Hotel event was attended by over 300 students and they all stepped out in their gladrags at the black-tie affair. Here’s the rest of the images we took […]

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Worst February Ever For Numbers Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

Worst February Ever For Numbers Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

March 12, 2015 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE INMO recorded the highest number of patients waiting on trolleys for the month of February since records began. There were 121 patients waiting on trolleys in the hospital during the month which beats the previous highest figure of 118 in February 2010. Nationally there were 9,657 patients waiting […]

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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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