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Paul Geaney celebrating his goal in the All-Ireland final against Donegal. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Champions Again For The 37th Time…Hallelujah!

September 21, 2014 at 8:06 pm Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t pretty but who cares? Kerry are champions again after five years and the winter will be well and truly shortened with the celebrations that will ensue over the coming weeks. There were some tense moments with just a kick of a ball between the two sides at the end and […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

September 21, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

HERE’S the final instalment of our coverage of the glamour and style on Listowel Races Ladies Day which took place on Friday. Orlagh Winters interviews stylish ladies in the video below, while further down are more great photos from the day. If you missed our previous coverage click here, here […]

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Pupils from Listellick National School show off the green and gold for their 'Jersey Day' on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Schools Turn Green And Gold For Jersey Day

September 20, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY Schools all over the town were decked out in green and gold on Friday with schools taking part in their ‘Jersey Day’ in anticipation of Kerry’s All-Ireland appearance this Sunday. Kerry being in the final was made a bit more special this year for Holy Family National School who […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day

September 20, 2014 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE things looked bad for a while weather-wise, the rain stayed away and the crowds thronged Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday. There was an abundance of style on show and TraleeToday.ie was there with our cameras to capture the glamour (click here for our previous story on the winner and pics). Scroll […]

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The 'Head2Head' cyclists arrive in Tralee on Friday morning on their way to Dublin for the All-Ireland. From left; Dick Boyle of The Grand Hotel, Nicola Kearns of Niks Tea (sponsor) Dublin, JJ Coffey, Jim Breen, Kevin Finn, Orlagh Winters, Stephen McDonald and Ritchie Comerford. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cyclists Take The Long Road To Croker For Childline

September 20, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re travelling up to Dublin on Saturday, keep an eye out for a few cyclists making their way to the capital for the match. Well known taxi driver, Kevin Finn, is making the journey from ‘Head2Head’ with a fellow cyclists Jim Breen (organiser of the Cycle Against Suicide), JJ […]

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Grainne Greville (2nd runner-up), Elaine Moriarty (1st runner-up), Mary Houihan, winner of Best Dressed Lady. Pippa Ormond O'Connor (judge) and Daithi O Se (judge) in the parade ring after the result of the Ladies Day competition was announced. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Local Lady Wins At Listowel Ladies Day

September 19, 2014 at 9:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away all afternoon at Listowel Race Ladies Day on Friday where 30,000 people packed ‘the Island’ for an afternoon of fun and style. TV personality and Kerryman, Daithi O’Se and top model Pippa O’Connor Ormond had the difficult task of selecting the 15 finalists from the very well dressed […]

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Final Countdown: Businesses Showing Their True Colours Ahead Of Sunday

Final Countdown: Businesses Showing Their True Colours Ahead Of Sunday

September 19, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

WE took a walk around the town centre on Thursday to see the efforts made by local businesses to support the Kerry teams for Sunday. Here’s some photos of the best shopfronts we came across. If your business isn’t here feel free to email your photo into us at dcrean@traleetoday.ie. […]

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Final Countdown: Gaelscoil Gives Kerry Minor Stars A Major Send-Off

Final Countdown: Gaelscoil Gives Kerry Minor Stars A Major Send-Off

September 19, 2014 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement and colour at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Primary School on Thursday when three past pupils who will be involved on All-Ireland final day this Sunday received a Heroes send off. Former students Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan will be lining out for the Kerry Minor team while […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

Cinema Closed Until Next Week…But An OmniplexMAXX May Be On The Way

September 18, 2014 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

MOVIE-LOVERS will have to do with DVDs or downloads for the next number of days as the Omniplex Cinema on Dan Spring Road is closed to allow for an upgrade. A new high definition digital projection is to be installed in each of the cinema’s screens. The good news is there are longterm […]

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Eoin Liston is critical of Kerry performance against Tipperary. File photo.

Final Countdown: Eoin Liston And Ger Power Talk About The Big Match

September 18, 2014 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH the Kerry team to play the All-Ireland set to be announced later this evening, Traleetoday.ie caught up with two legends of the game, Eoin ‘Bomber’ Liston and Ger Power, who between them in their careers collected 15 senior Celtic crosses. We spoke to the Kerry greats about  Sunday’s game […]

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At the launch of 'Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition' in aid of the Palative Care Unit in Tralee General Hospital were, from left: Denis Moran, Andrea O'Donoghue, Eoin Liston, Riona Kennedy and Ger Power. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Miriam To Wax Lyrical With GAA Legends At Charity Night

September 18, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE Kerry legends of the past and present are set to have their legs waxed all in aid of the Kerry Hospice Palliative Care unit in Kerry General Hospital. The event called ‘Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ will take place on September 27, at Fels Point Hotel and kicks off at 8pm. […]

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Final Countdown: ‘Is It In The Bag?’ We Hope So!

Final Countdown: ‘Is It In The Bag?’ We Hope So!

September 18, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

YOU may have seen some colourful bags in shop windows and around town over the last week posing the question; “Is it in the bag?” Well they are the brainchild of the people from Barry Packaging up in Monavalley who decided to bring out the limited edition product and give it […]

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IT Tralee’s Bid For Technology Park Rejected

IT Tralee’s Bid For Technology Park Rejected

September 18, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

A BID from IT Tralee to buy Kerry Technology Park has been rejected. The bid, thought to be in the region of €3m, was turned down by Shannon New Co., the body which replaced the Shannon Airport Authority and Shannon Development. The park employs around 400 people and it is understood the facility […]

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Final Countdown: Brogue Inn To Host ‘Terrace Talk’ Special

Final Countdown: Brogue Inn To Host ‘Terrace Talk’ Special

September 18, 2014 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn is the only place to be for football fans on Friday night when a special All-Ireland edition of Radio Kerry’s ‘Terrace Talk’ will be broadcast from the Rock landmark. Weeshie Fogarty will be joined by loads of special guests from 6-8pm where you can hear expert analysis on […]

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Kerry ETB Fair May Hold The Key To Your Future

Kerry ETB Fair May Hold The Key To Your Future

September 17, 2014 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry ETB is holding an Education, Training and Opportunities fair tomorrow, Thursday, at the Brandon Hotel from 12 noon to 8pm. This is a must-attend event for people looking for career opportunities and features some top speakers including; Jimmy Deenihan, TD,  Minister of State for the Diaspora; Jack O’Connor: Kerry  Minor […]

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Final Countdown: Tralee Man To Drive Donegal Fans To The Match

Final Countdown: Tralee Man To Drive Donegal Fans To The Match

September 17, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will be hoping more than most that Kerry bring Sam home on Sunday. Geoff Cotter now lives in Donegal and drives the Letterkenny to Dublin route for Bus Eireann, a journey he’ll be undertaking on All-Ireland final morning. It should be an entertaining journey as Geoff is going […]

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Legend Micheál Speaks To Gaelcholáiste Students About Importance Of Irish

Legend Micheál Speaks To Gaelcholáiste Students About Importance Of Irish

September 17, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

LEGENDARY broadcaster Micheál O Muircheartaigh gave a talk to Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students on Tuesday as part of the school’s 25th anniversary celebrations. TG4 also visited the school to interview students, while their campaign for the Gaelbhratach was also launched by Micheál at the Fels Point Hotel where he gave a […]

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Final Countdown: County Board Says Ticket Allocation Now Fully Distributed

Final Countdown: County Board Says Ticket Allocation Now Fully Distributed

September 17, 2014 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE County Board says that Kerry’s full allocation of tickets for Sunday’s All-Ireland Finals, including the second allocation received over the weekend, has been distributed to the clubs and GAA units around the county. They have also said that ticket demand for the after match function for Kerry GAA supporters to […]

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Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH On Tuesday

Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH On Tuesday

September 16, 2014 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were nine people waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital today according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). This is down on the number of 16 patients waiting yesterday which was a record since the INMO started compiling the figures, based on daily checks in emergency […]

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Beach Clean-Ups Planned For This Weekend

Beach Clean-Ups Planned For This Weekend

September 16, 2014 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

BEFORE you all hop on trains, planes and automobiles for Dublin this weekend, Clean Coasts are organising clean-ups in Banna and Castlegregory this Saturday. Rachel Boyle of An Taisce is hoping as many volunteers as possible turn up to give the beaches a clean after the busy summer season we’ve […]

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VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

September 16, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club launched their annual ball in a most unusual fashion on Saturday – by taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. Five members of the club got a soaking at this year’s venue for Rotary Club of Tralee Gala Ball, the Ballyseede Castle Hotel. The ball  takes place on Friday, […]

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Riealeen Dineen, one of the modals at the launch of the 'MS Society Fashion Show' to be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Night Of ‘Music, Fashion And Fun’ For A Great Cause

September 16, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT of ‘Music, Fashion & Fun’ is promised at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel next month in aid of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry Branch). Organised by Eileen Whelan, manager of Carraig Donn, Tralee, and Audrey Moran, PRO of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry), the fashion show on Saturday, October 18 hopes to raise much […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

September 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE another Kerry song everyone! This time it comes from ‘The Kingdom Krew’ who have recorded an eight-track CD, ‘Sam’s Comin Home’, with all funds raised going to the Recovery Haven cancer support centre in town. “I’m a neighbour of Dermot Crowley who is heavily involved with the centre,” said […]

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Liam O'Sullivan with two young participants in the sumo wrestling at the St Pat's GAA Club Family Fun Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Sun Shines For St Pat’s Family Fun Day

September 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great sense of a community coming together in the name of fun on Sunday, as St Pat’s GAA club hosted their annual family day. Hundreds turned up in the autumn sunshine for an afternoon of music, puppet shows and games, with plenty food and refreshments laid on […]

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Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

September 15, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean WE’RE less than a week away from throw-in and butterflies have taken up residence in our extended tummies here at TraleeToday.ie. All-Ireland week brings out the madness in all of us so we’ve decided to compile a few indications that final day is nearly here… Continued below… 1. […]

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VIDEO: Watch This Short Video Of Spectacular Scenery In Blennerville And Fenit

VIDEO: Watch This Short Video Of Spectacular Scenery In Blennerville And Fenit

September 14, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

WE thought you’d like to see this great time lapse video of Fenit and Blennerville in the glorious weather we’ve been enjoying. It was uploaded by Spinning Yarns Video Productions on Thursday and features beautiful sunsets, spectacular scenery and, on 0:35, divers from Fenit pier.

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Paul Dolan (center) with his family at his retirement party in the Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Paul Retires…But He’s Not Finished Yet!

September 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Meadowlands Hotel was the venue for the retirement party of Paul Dolan, who spent 36 years as a trainer with FAS. Paul, originally from Dublin, came to Tralee in 1978 to work with FAS on the motor engineering course. In 1987 he started the highly successful video production course which […]

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Presenting a cheque to the William Davis of the AT Society were, Megan O'Sullivan (center) and Erin O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Gallowsfield Family Makes A Difference For Charity

September 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG girl who suffers from a rare condition handed over a cheque for €5,000 to an organisation which has done so much for her over the past number of years. Erin O’Sullivan who is a sufferer of a rare condition called Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) handed over the cheque raised by her father Paul […]

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Final Countdown: Bons Goes Green And Gold For Jersey Day

Final Countdown: Bons Goes Green And Gold For Jersey Day

September 14, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bon Secours will go green and gold next Friday to show support for the Kerry team, but they’re also hoping to celebrate a victory of their own that day. “We have JCI which is Joint Commission International accreditation going on in the hospital next week, which is the gold […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

September 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm 1 comment

WELL done to all at Moyderwell Mercy Primary School in Tralee who made this fantastic video (below) to support Kerry next Sunday. Pupils from Múinteoir Eoin Sayers’ 5th Class adapted the lyrics of Taylor Swift’s – ‘Shake it Off’ to a version that will definitely get the Kingdom moving over the […]

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