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No Medal For Tralee Man But Brendan’s Still An LA Star

No Medal For Tralee Man But Brendan’s Still An LA Star

July 31, 2015 at 11:21 am 1 comment

THERE was to be no medal this time around for Tralee man Brendan O’Connell after he secured a fourth place ribbon at the Special Olympics World Games currently taking place in Los Angeles. The 29 year old Kerry Stars Special Olympics Club member, from the Oakview area performed excellently in […]

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Banna Road Race All Set To Take Off This Sunday

Banna Road Race All Set To Take Off This Sunday

July 31, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Banna 10k and 5k road races are all set to make their return for what will be their fifth year this coming weekend as runners put the final touches on what should be an enjoyable day out. With 400 runners taking part in last year’s event, it is hoped […]

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Folk-Rock Star Newton Faulkner To Give Acoustic Session In Tralee

Folk-Rock Star Newton Faulkner To Give Acoustic Session In Tralee

July 31, 2015 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW acoustic guitar finger style session is to be held in town next month with Newton Faulkner, who has had two UK No.1 albums in the last ten years, scheduled to give a performance and workshop on their styles. The Eric Roche Acoustic Guitar Sessions, named in memory of the late, […]

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One Change For Kerry Team To Face Kildare

One Change For Kerry Team To Face Kildare

July 30, 2015 at 8:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is just one change on the Kerry team from the Munster final replay two weeks ago, for their clash against Kildare on Sunday in Croke Park. Stephen O’Brien, introduced in the Munster Final, is named in the half forward line in place of Johnny Buckley. Colm Cooper remains on […]

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PHOTO: This Kerry Fan In India Certainly Went The Extra Mile To Show His Support

PHOTO: This Kerry Fan In India Certainly Went The Extra Mile To Show His Support

July 30, 2015 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE Kerry fan has certainly get in the way of supporting Kerry ahead of their upcoming quarter final clash with Kildare. Gearóid Fitzgerald from the Cloghane area, is currently in Mumbai in India and so most likely won’t be travelling to Croke Park for the matches this year, but he still […]

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Tralee Native Makes Irish Team To Face Australia In Jockeys’ Challenge

Tralee Native Makes Irish Team To Face Australia In Jockeys’ Challenge

July 30, 2015 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native will be part of the 2015 Irish National Hunt Jockeys’ Team to face Australia in this year’s Jockeys’ Challenge. The team was announced at the Galway Races by President Michael D Higgins. Niki O’Shea, who is based in Adelaide, will be joined by jockeys Jonathan Burke,  Jody McGarvey and […]

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Gary Keane, performing at their recent single launch of their track 'Stylin' in the Savoy, in Cork City.

Gary Keane’s Band Secures Spot At Electric Picnic But Still Needs Your Votes

July 30, 2015 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL musician and his band have succeeded in securing a prestigious spot playing in this year’s Electric Picnic music festival, taking place from the 4-6 September in Stradbally, Co Laois. Gary Keane and his band ‘White Boys’ managed to secure themselves a top ten place in the 2FM/Oxfam ‘Play The Picnic’ […]

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Gardaí Arrest Man In Connection With Investigation Into Death Of Cyclist In 2012

Gardaí Arrest Man In Connection With Investigation Into Death Of Cyclist In 2012

July 30, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with the investigation into the fatal hit and run traffic incident at Gneeveguilla which claimed the life of a man in 2012. Paud O’Leary was killed when he was struck by a vehicle at Scrahanfadda, Gneeveguilla, on Sunday, July 1, 2012. In March of […]

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Runners To Take The Tralee Ultra Marathon 100k Challenge This Saturday

Runners To Take The Tralee Ultra Marathon 100k Challenge This Saturday

July 30, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE countdown is on for the now sold-out Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon that will be taking place this Saturday August 1 with 50 people scheduled to take part in the daunting challenge. Now in its second year, it is truly an event that is growing, increasing its capacity from last […]

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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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Kerry Man Set To Work On New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season

Kerry Man Set To Work On New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season

July 30, 2015 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY man has secured a job on one of television’s biggest shows as he was confirmed this week to be working as a cinematographer on the new season of ‘Game of Thrones’. PJ Dillon from Listowel, who previously worked as Director of Photography on an episode back in the second season, […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands Featured On TV3’s Ireland AM This Morning

Tralee Bay Wetlands Featured On TV3’s Ireland AM This Morning

July 29, 2015 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Bay Wetlands got a great boost this morning when it featured in a new clip promoting the attraction on TV3’s Ireland AM. The team at at the morning show are travelling around the country this summer, testing out some of the best family attractions/activities and were spotted filming at the popular […]

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Over €3m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In June

Over €3m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In June

July 29, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN residential properties in the Tralee area fetched €3,022,488 in June, while total Kerry sales exceeded €13m according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures for the month. The Tralee figure is an increase on the 17 residential properties that were sold for over €2.2m in May, but a decrease on the 25 residential properties that were sold […]

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Rose of Tralee 2014, Maria Walsh, in the Rose Garden in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Runners Encouraged To Join Maria On Her ‘Trek2Tralee’ Charity Challenge

July 29, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  THE ROSE of Tralee Maria Walsh is gearing up to push herself to the limits over the next few weeks, all in the name of charity, as she prepares for the inaugural ‘Trek2Tralee’ event. And local runners are being encouraged to come out and run with her on the home […]

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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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The Applegreen station in   Faries Cross. File Photo.

Petrol Prices Drop For First Time In Months – See Where’s The Cheapest To Fill Up

July 28, 2015 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the first time in four months petrol prices have gone down in Tralee. We took our monthly spin around town to see where was the cheapest place to fill up. As of Tuesday morning, the cheapest places to fill up in town are the Applegreen stations in Fairies Cross and […]

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Ed Sheeran Joins Cast Of Tralee Actor’s New Series

Ed Sheeran Joins Cast Of Tralee Actor’s New Series

July 28, 2015 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE actor Timothy V Murphy will be sharing the screen with one of the most famous singers in the world in his new series this autumn. Chart-topping singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, who just played two sell-out shows in Croke Park, is set for a recurring role on the forthcoming FX drama, The Bastard […]

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VIDEO: New Archive Footage Released Of De Valera Reviewing The Forces In Tralee

VIDEO: New Archive Footage Released Of De Valera Reviewing The Forces In Tralee

July 28, 2015 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS man could certainly draw a crowd! Long before Nathan Carter was packing Denny Street for the festival, there was another guy who had the magnetism to attract thousands of people to the streets of Tralee. British Movietone, the digital archive service, has just uploaded a video of Eamon De Valera […]

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Ballyseedy Home And Garden Centre Named In Top 100 Businesses In Ireland List

Ballyseedy Home And Garden Centre Named In Top 100 Businesses In Ireland List

July 28, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre has been named in the Retail Excellence Ireland Top 100 list. The business, located on the outskirts of Tralee, is the only Kerry entry. The Retail Excellence Ireland Awards are the largest, most prestigious and recognised event in the Irish Retail Industry calendar. The objective of the […]

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Woodies Staff Are Working On Granting Wishes For Children

Woodies Staff Are Working On Granting Wishes For Children

July 28, 2015 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

STAFF at Woodies DIY are working hard to make children’s wishes come true in a new fundraising drive at the store. Workers at the Manor West branch are taking turns on a stationary bike every Saturday, between 12 noon and 4pm, for the next four weeks in their bid to raise cash for the […]

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House Restaurant To Host Coffee Morning In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

House Restaurant To Host Coffee Morning In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

July 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE ‘House’ restaurant is getting all set to hold its coffee morning on Tuesday July 28 from which all takings from those hours will be going towards helping out the newly opened ‘321 Down Syndrome Kerry Shop’. The event is sure to be a relaxed one and will be […]

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Eric Leahy To Be Remembered With Memorial Shield At Tralee 100k Race

Eric Leahy To Be Remembered With Memorial Shield At Tralee 100k Race

July 27, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE team at Run The Kingdom (RTK) have announced that they will be presenting the ‘Eric Leahy Memorial Shield’ at the Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon this weekend. The shield will be awarded to the first male and female home in honour of Eric, who sadly passed away back in April. […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee Area

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee Area

July 27, 2015 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are seeking the public’s help with burglaries in Tralee and around the county over the past week. Gardaí are urging homeowners to be vigilant as the amount of burglaries has increased over the past month or so and they encourage people to lock doors and windows when leaving and to install an alarm […]

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The Kerry team take part in  the pre match parade. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry To Face Kildare At 2pm But Minors To Play On Monday

July 27, 2015 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT’S been confirmed by the GAA that Kerry will play their All-Ireland Quarter Final against Kildare at 2pm on Sunday in Croke Park. The other quarter-final involving Dublin v Fermanagh will throw-in at 4pm. Meanwhile the Kerry minors will be involved in another double-header, this time in Tullamore the following […]

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Tralee Man Conor Left Humbled By Team Hoyt Opportunity At The Weekend

Tralee Man Conor Left Humbled By Team Hoyt Opportunity At The Weekend

July 27, 2015 at 12:33 pm 1 comment

TRALEE man, Conor Cusack was left humbled this weekend as he took part in the Keith Whyte Waterfront Ultra Marathon as part of the famous ‘Team Hoyt’. Team Hoyt consists of the American father and son duo of Dick and Rick Hoyt, who are known around the world for their […]

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Ginger Goes For Gold In ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Competition

Ginger Goes For Gold In ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Competition

July 27, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE hopes of the county in this year’s ‘Nose of Tralee 2015’ competition are pinned on a little dog called Ginger from Tralee. Stacey Wallace’s dog is this year’s Kerry finalist in the second year of the national competition which will see dogs from the 32 counties taking part. Stacey is […]

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A Vintage Weekend In Prospect In Abbeydorney

July 27, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

MICHAEL Healy Rae officially launched details of the Abbeydorney Vintage Weekend last Thursday evening at Abbeydorney GAA Grounds. This year’s two day event, on August 8-9, kicks off with registration at 5pm on the Saturday, for the Vintage and Classic Car and Tractor Run. All vehicles will set off from the […]

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Rose of Tralee 2014, Maria Walsh, in the Rose Garden in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Maria To Parachute Into The Park During Festival

July 27, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

MARIA Walsh expects to literally drop into Tralee Town Park on Sunday, August 16 if she becomes the first Rose of Tralee to perform a parachute jump in the height of the Festival. Landing in picturesque Tralee Town Park, the tandem jump, which is subject to licence, will form part […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

Cinema Evacuated Last Night Due To Suspected Gas Leak Nearby

July 26, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

CINEMAGOERS at the Omniplex had their evening interrupted last night when they had to be evacuated due to suspected gas leak at the Aquadome. Two units of Tralee Fire Brigade were called to the scene just after 9pm to Dan Spring Road where there were reports of a strong smell of […]

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Young Mother’s Warning About Men’s Strange Behaviour Towards Child

Young Mother’s Warning About Men’s Strange Behaviour Towards Child

July 26, 2015 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A MOTHER of an 11 month child felt intimidated and frightened when two strangers asked her if they could take her baby out of the buggy and take photos of him. Melanie Clancy from Killeen contacted TraleeToday.ie as she wanted to warn other parents about the incident in town on […]

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