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Former CBS Student’s Company Up For BAFTA Awards

Former CBS Student’s Company Up For BAFTA Awards

October 29, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

AN ABBEYDORNEY native is hoping his company can add another BAFTA to its awards cabinet next month. ‘Roy’, created by Jam Media which is headed by a former CBS The Green student, John Rice, is up for two Children’s BAFTA awards in the drama and writers categories on November 23. The show previously won the […]

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In 2014, David Moran announced himself on the big stage. Photo by Dermot Crean.

David Moran Is The Only Kerryman To Face Aussies Next Month

October 29, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man, David Moran, is the only Kerry player to feature in the 25-strong panel for the International Rules clash against Australia next month. Irish International Rules manager Paul Earley named his  panel yesterday for the clash against Australia in Perth on November 22. Mayo lead the way with four home-based player, […]

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Barry John And Co. Bring Sam To Kerry London Association Dinner

Barry John And Co. Bring Sam To Kerry London Association Dinner

October 28, 2014 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY stars Barry John Keane, Kieran O’Leary and Kerry minor manager Jack O’Connor were among the guests at the Kerry Association London Dinner Dance where the Sam Maguire and Tom Markham Cups took pride of place on Friday night. The Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood was also the scene of the auction of Aidan […]

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In the Austin Stacks clubhouse before the County Final were, from left: Timmy O'Brien, Phillip Moriarty, Jonathan Lynch, Phillip Brosnan and Gary Lynch. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Rockie Faithful Gather At Connolly Park Before The Big Game

October 28, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the most fanatical Rockies congregated in the Austin Stacks clubhouse ahead of the County Final On Sunday and TraleeToday.ie captured some of the colour. Fans began to gather early and by 12.30pm the clubhouse was packed with fans anticipating the big match. The thrilling encounter finished in a draw, 1-13 […]

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Laura Mullane, Limerick, Shauna Kelly, Ballymac and  Christine Collins, Gneeveguilla, who all qualified in Early Childcare and Education at the IT Tralee graduation ceremony on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Last Of Our Images From The IT Tralee Graduation

October 26, 2014 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE hard work paid off for hundreds of students of IT Tralee on Friday as they were conferred with academic honours. TraleeToday.ie was at the Brandon Conference Centre to photograph some of the 900 students celebrating on the day. If you missed out previous coverage click here and here. Scroll […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Protest Through Town Against Water Charges

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Protest Through Town Against Water Charges

October 26, 2014 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

A CROWD of around 400 people took part in a march through Tralee on Saturday, to protest against water charges. The protest was organised by a combination of parties and organisations including Mandate, Unite, Sinn Fein, Right2Water, Independent TDs and councillors. “We all came together in this campaign; people from […]

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County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

October 25, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THEY come in their hundreds. They’re noisy and colourful. They are The Rockies fan club. We caught up with one of the Austin Stacks fan club’s chief organisers, Kevin O’Carroll, to get a sense of the mood ahead of the hotly anticipated county final this Sunday against Mid Kerry. “There […]

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Shannon O’Sullivan and Chloe O’Halloran, both from Tralee, graduated Health and Leisure. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

PHOTOS: More Images From The ITT Graduation Ceremony

October 25, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

PRINCES Street was a hive of activity on Friday, as hundreds of students went in and out of the Brandon Hotel to receive their qualifications after graduating from IT Tralee. Over 900 students from the School of Health & Social Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Health […]

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The Rock Is Ready: Street Of Champions Decked Out For Sunday

The Rock Is Ready: Street Of Champions Decked Out For Sunday

October 25, 2014 at 9:19 am 1 comment

FROM the Brogue to St Brendan’s Church, Rock Street is decked out in black and amber. While there is bunting aplenty and flags hanging from every pole, businesses on the ‘Street Of Champions’ are also passionate in showing their support. We all know about the Kirby family’s passion for the Rock club, […]

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CBS Primary Wins Cumann Na mBunscoil County Final

CBS Primary Wins Cumann Na mBunscoil County Final

October 25, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

  THE CBS Primary senior football team won the Cumann na mBunscoil Division 2 County Final on Thursday. In breezy conditions, the team, coached by Mr. Smith and Mr. Moynihan, took on The Monastery from Killarney. The game was played in the well kept John Mitchels GAA grounds and it proved […]

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VIDEO: Car On Fire Near School Playground On Friday

VIDEO: Car On Fire Near School Playground On Friday

October 24, 2014 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were dramatic scenes when a car caught fire on the road adjacent to the Holy Family School playground on Friday afternoon. Nobody was hurt in the incident which occurred between 2.20pm and 2.35pm. TraleeToday.ie was passing at the time and took the video (below) of the incident. When we arrived, smoke […]

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Anita Sheahan, Boherbue, Elaine Carroll, Sixmilebridge, Clare, Joanne Moynihan, Killarney who all received Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education degress and Carmel Drumm, Boherbue, Bachelor of Arts in Social Care, at the ITT graduation ceremony in The Brandon Hotel on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Momentous Day For Over 900 Graduates From IT Tralee

October 24, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of students and their families converged on The Brandon Hotel on Friday morning for the annual IT Tralee graduation ceremony. Caps and gowns were donned by the students as they are being conferred over three sessions throughout the day in the School of Health & Social Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

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More Old Tralee! This Time, Aerial Photos Of The Town From The 1950s

More Old Tralee! This Time, Aerial Photos Of The Town From The 1950s

October 24, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

WE received a huge response to the aerial photos of Tralee in the 1930s which we put up on the website on Wednesday (here). Following on from that, we also came across the only other aerial shots of the town on the ‘Britain From Above’ website, this time from the mid-1950s. Along […]

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Kenneth Hopes To Teach GAA Skills To Students In North Korea

Kenneth Hopes To Teach GAA Skills To Students In North Korea

October 23, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has posted a YouTube video of his trip to a North Korean University in July and he hopes to return next year to teach GAA skills to students. Kenneth Quillinan, originally from Oakpark, is an English and Academic Writing Instructor at Kyungpook National University, in Daegu, South Korea for the past […]

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Charlie Nelligan’s To Close After Christmas

Charlie Nelligan’s To Close After Christmas

October 23, 2014 at 9:40 am 4 comments

IT’LL be the a sad time for many Tralee people on Christmas Eve when Charlie Nelligan’s shop closes on the Mall. The bakery/cafe has been in operation for 30 years, but Charlie and his wife Colette have decided to retire and have put the lease up for sale with North’s on Denny Street. […]

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‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

October 23, 2014 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a boost for Kieran Donaghy ahead of the county final on Sunday as it was announced this morning that he has won an GAA GPA All-Star along with fellow Tralee man David Moran. Legion’s James O’Donoghue, as expected, won an All-Star as well as Kenmare’s Paul Murphy and […]

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PHOTOS: Incredible Aerial Images Of Tralee From The 1930’s

PHOTOS: Incredible Aerial Images Of Tralee From The 1930’s

October 22, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  AERIAL archive images of Tralee have recently been made available to view on the website, ‘Britain From Above’. The photos below, which were taken in 1933, give a fascinating insight into what Tralee looked like 81 years ago. As you can imagine quite a lot has changed since. These six images […]

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County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

October 22, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH excitement building ahead of this Sunday’s county final, the Austin Stacks contingent in CBS Primary went all out on Tuesday to show their colours. Austin Stacks face Mid Kerry this Sunday in Austin Stacks Park and will be bidding for their first county championship in 20 years, long before the […]

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‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

October 22, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

STRAND Road, Carrigeendaniel, Criolar Na Mistealach and Caherina Cross were the big winners in the Tidy Tralee Awards on Monday night where a call was made to try for the Overall National prize next year. The event, held in the Fels Point Hotel, also saw local businesses and private residences collect awards […]

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Mitchels Kids In New Estate Learn Road Safety

Mitchels Kids In New Estate Learn Road Safety

October 22, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a fun time for Croilar Na Mistealach kids at the weekend when they held an informative safety awareness day. The Residents Committee at the new estate saw a need for a Road Safety Workshop due to busy traffic in the estate after the nearby Aras an Phobail building was opened. The […]

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Stacks fans on the terraces on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

County Final: Chamber Urges Tralee People To Support The Rockies

October 22, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a tall order for some, but the CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance has urged all Tralee people to support the Rockies Parade through town on Sunday. The spotlight will be on Tralee next weekend when thousands of GAA fans will be in town for the County Senior Football […]

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Barry John And Cormac Keep Their Promise To Donal Walsh

Barry John And Cormac Keep Their Promise To Donal Walsh

October 21, 2014 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry stars remained true to their word when they visited an old friend over the weekend. Barry John Keane and Cormac Coffey, both tasted All-Ireland success this year, something they had promised they would do for anti-suicide campaigner Donal Walsh, before he passed away in May last year. They […]

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Tralee-Based Gardaí Win National Awards

Tralee-Based Gardaí Win National Awards

October 21, 2014 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Gardaí based in Tralee, including Kerry All-Ireland winner Aidan O’Mahony, are to be honoured next month at the 2014 Coiste Siamsa Sportstar Awards which will be held at The Malton Hotel, Killarney. The awards are presented to Garda members who have achieved success in their chosen sporting areas, locally, nationally and […]

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Barry John Keane with Sam Maguire cup and Andrew Barry with the Tom Markham Cup, along with students of Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Gavin O'Connor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Mounthawk Gives Huge Reception For Kerry Stars

October 21, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

SAM was on the move again around the town on Monday. The famous cup received a huge reception, at Mercy Mounthawk, when Barry John Keane accompanied by current pupil, Andrew Barry, with the minor trophy arrived to the school. “Since we won I’ve been looking forward to this day. It’s […]

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Glass Broken In Transit Delays Repairs To Aqua Dome

Glass Broken In Transit Delays Repairs To Aqua Dome

October 20, 2014 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

MANAGEMENT at the Aqua Dome in Tralee have confirmed that all the work to repair the damage caused by the storms last December and February will be completed before Christmas. A shipment of glazing for the dome was broken in transit to the site and this will now enforce another […]

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PHOTOS: Glamorous Night Of Fashion At MS Fundraiser

PHOTOS: Glamorous Night Of Fashion At MS Fundraiser

October 20, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT was billed as ‘A Great Night of Fashion Fun and Music’ took place on Saturday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. All proceeds were in aid of the Tralee and West Kerry branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. “We’re delighted with the turnout and quite a lot of people supported […]

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With Sam and Barry John Keane in Healy Park were, from left: Ross Kennedy, Rory Kennedy and Adam Evans.

“Dream Come True” For Barry As He Brings Sam Back To O’Rahilly’s

October 20, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

BARRY John Keane was a happy man on Saturday morning as he and his Kerins O’Rahilly’s teammate, Cormac Coffey, paraded the Sam Maguire and Tom Markham Cups around Healy Park in Ballyrickard. “It’s a dream come true, when I was training all year, I didn’t really think of these moments, […]

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‘Night At The Dogs’ For Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre

‘Night At The Dogs’ For Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre

October 19, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre is delighted to announce a fundraising initiative, “A Night At The Dogs”, on Saturday, November 8 in the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. They are now seeking people to support the Centre by buying a ticket and raise money on their behalf. Continued below… The centre provides free professional counselling […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students gathering in the sports hall before they departed on the run. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.,

Mercy Mounthawk Gearing Up For Cycle Against Suicide

October 19, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS and staff of Mercy Mounthawk took part in a fun run in aid of the Donal Walsh inspired charity, ‘Cycle Against Suicide’. The 2.5k run, brought them out of the gates of the school, out the Bracker O’Regan Road, around the roundabout and back again. The run on Friday […]

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Tralee Credit Union Shows Support For Ebola Appeal

Tralee Credit Union Shows Support For Ebola Appeal

October 19, 2014 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union celebrated International Credit Union Day on Thursday by highlighting this year’s theme “Local Service, Global Good” to launch their support for the Ebola crisis. “The best way we feel that our “local service” as a credit union can do “global good” right now is to fundraise and get […]

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