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Tralee Man Rescued From Shipwreck During Volvo Ocean Race

Tralee Man Rescued From Shipwreck During Volvo Ocean Race

December 1, 2014 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man was involved in a shipwreck while taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday. Brian Carlin from Cloghers is a member of Tralee Bay Sailing Club and took up a position with Danish crew Team Vestas Wind who set sail in the Volvo Ocean Race in early October. In […]

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An Garda Síochána

Stolen Jeep And Trailer Used In Ardfert Theft

December 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A JEEP and trailer, stolen from the Leith area outside town, was used in a robbery in Ardfert between Saturday night and Sunday morning which saw a quantity of metal stolen. The 00 Galway-registered blue Izuzu jeep and an 8×4 trailer double axel, dull silver colour, galvanised with a frame in the front  was […]

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The Sod Finally Turned On New School in Blennerville

The Sod Finally Turned On New School in Blennerville

December 1, 2014 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHTEEN years is a hell of a long wait for work to begin on a new National School in Blennerville, but that day finally came on Monday morning. “We’ve been waiting for this day an awful long time,” said principal of Blennerville National School, Terry O’Sullivan. A brand new two storey […]

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Over 615,000 Pageviews In November For TraleeToday.ie

Over 615,000 Pageviews In November For TraleeToday.ie

December 1, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEETODAY.IE continues to grow with our figures for November almost twice that of the previous month. We received over 615,000 page views from over 73,000 unique users last month (30 day period), up from 333,000 page views from 42,000 users in October (31 day period). It shows that more and […]

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Multi-Storey Car-Park On Edward Street Reopens

Multi-Storey Car-Park On Edward Street Reopens

December 1, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE car park on Edward Street, which has been closed for a number of months reopened on Friday, just in time for the Christmas influx of shoppers. The Q-Park Group are now operating the multi-storey car-park. Q-Park is an off-street car parking company who own and manage over 30 car parks […]

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The Austin Stacks support will be as loud as ever in O'Moore Park Portlaoise this Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Marching, Singing, Celebrating – The Rockie Hordes Descend On Cork

November 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm Comments are Disabled

HOW many Austin Stacks fans marched to the stadium today? Eh, lots! Judging by our video, probably around 600 to 800 Rockies took to the road from the Cork Constitution rugby grounds to Páirc Uí Chaoímh for the clash with The Nire. They marched, they chanted and, as our video shows towards the […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rose Maria Lights Up Tralee…Again!

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rose Maria Lights Up Tralee…Again!

November 30, 2014 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

NOT content with lighting up the town by winning the Rose of Tralee contest in August, Maria Walsh returned to town on Saturday to perform the official turning on of the Christmas Lights. Ably assisted by Mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, the Mayo native charmed the hundreds who gathered in […]

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Tralee International Children's Games teams going to Lake Macquarie, near Sydney for this year's Games. The teams depart on Sunday Nov 30 and return on Friday Dec 12th.
Back L to R: Rian O Sullivan, Brian O Regan, Michael Potts, Dylan O Sullivan, Sean O Leary, Conor Standen, Gary Matthews, Sean Collins, Caomhan Daly, Paul Dolan
Saoirse Kennedy, Leah Henry, Paula Henry, Jim Finucane, Mayor of Tralee Municipal District, Michael Culloty, Aoife Gallagher, Keelie O Connor
Front: Megan O Donnell, Mary Barry, Caitlin Gunn, Elaina Galvin, Rachel Mulvihill, Elizabeth Mohan.

Bon Voyage To Kerry Students Off To International Games

November 30, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  EIGHTEEN young Kerry athletes depart for “down under” this morning (Sunday) to represent Tralee and Ireland at this year’s International Children’s Games and Cultural Festival, which will be held in Lake Macquarie, near Sydney from December 6-11. The teams, coaches and family members travelling to Australia number 29 in total […]

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at the Evening With John Barnes at the Brandon Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Liverpool Legend Helps Raise Nearly €1,000 For Charity At The Brandon

November 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great night for Liverpool fans in  when Anfield icon John Barnes appeared in The Brandon Conference Centre on Friday. The local Liverpool Supporters Club brought the former Kop legend over to meet local fans and to answer questions about his career. Between 180 to 200 people came and paid the […]

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Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

November 29, 2014 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GEORGIAN building, which is currently operating as The Park Georgian Guesthouse on Denny Street, is one of seven Tralee properties to be auctioned in Dublin next month. We already brought you the news that The Kerryman/AIB building is go under the hammer at the RDS on December 9 (click here), […]

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Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

November 28, 2014 at 6:10 pm 1 comment

EVERY week dogs go missing in the Tralee area, so hopefully we here at TraleeToday.ie can help reunite owners with their beloved canine companions with our new feature. Speaking to, Traleetoday.ie, Wendy O’Connor of Animal Help Net Kerry said the incidents when dogs go missing the most is when there’s lightning or fireworks. The […]

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HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

November 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were six people waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital on Friday, down from 17 the previous day and from 11 on Wednesday. The figures come as the HSE issued a statement yesterday about the pressure the emergency department has been under this week. “The Emergency Department at Kerry […]

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Suzie Conway, Rita O'Connor and Caroline Dineen, Castleisland and Causeway at the Garvey's Food Fair in aid of the Recovery Haven in the Fels Point Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tasty Treats At Food Fair In Aid Of Recovery Haven

November 28, 2014 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout on Thursday night for the annual Garvey’s Supervalu Food Fair in aid of the Recovery Haven. Food producers from all over the county were present at the Fels Point Hotel, to give free samples to those attending, ranging from jams to bakery goods to delicious sausages […]

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The Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street To Be Auctioned

The Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street To Be Auctioned

November 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE building in Denny Street which is home to The Kerryman and AIB offices will be auctioned in Dublin next month. According to the Allsop Space website, the property has a reserve range between €825,000 to €875,000 and will go under the hammer at the auction which will take […]

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Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

November 27, 2014 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 17 people waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital today according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). This exceeds the number of 16 patients waiting on September 15 of this year which was a record since the INMO started compiling the figures, based on daily checks in emergency departments across […]

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Thieves Steal Floodlights From Tralee Rugby Club

Thieves Steal Floodlights From Tralee Rugby Club

November 27, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THIEVES dealt a huge financial blow to Tralee Rugby Club at the weekend when they stole 2o floodlights from the club grounds. The lights, which will cost an estimated €4,000 to replace, were in the process of being moved to from one part of the grounds to their newly-developed training pitch at the […]

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Bank Of Ireland Building Sells For Over €3m

Bank Of Ireland Building Sells For Over €3m

November 26, 2014 at 8:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Bank of Ireland building in Castle Street has been sold for  just over €3m this afternoon. The property, which had an asking price of €2.5m, was sold by agents Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean at a private auction in the Imperial Hotel. “There were 10 or 12 people there […]

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Kerry/Dublin Flight Route Gets Boost As PSO To Be Retained Until 2017

Kerry/Dublin Flight Route Gets Boost As PSO To Be Retained Until 2017

November 26, 2014 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD announced today that he is to retain the Public Service Obligation (PSO) on the Kerry-Dublin route. The PSO is vital to the existence of the daily service to and from the capital. The current PSO contract expires in January and the […]

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GAA Legends Help Recovery Haven Launch Awareness Campaign

GAA Legends Help Recovery Haven Launch Awareness Campaign

November 26, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GAA stars of the past were on hand on Monday evening to help launch the Recovery Haven’s campaign to raise awareness of their services. Weeshie Fogarty’s ‘Terrace Talk’ programme was broadcast from the centre at Haig’s Terrace in Killerisk where Ogie Moran, Eoin Liston and Ger O’Keeffe were on hand […]

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Hundreds Already Signed Up For Rockies Road Trip On Sunday

Hundreds Already Signed Up For Rockies Road Trip On Sunday

November 26, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks graphic design department has been at it again over the weekend. Last time they corrupted the famous Lord Kitchener poster from World War 1 to rally the forces for the Ballincollig game, but this time they’ve adapted a more modern cultural landmark to entice people to head to the game. Kieran Donaghy […]

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Get Inspired With A Night Of Music For A Great Cause

Get Inspired With A Night Of Music For A Great Cause

November 26, 2014 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Thursday a night of song music and dance will take place in Na Gaeil clubhouse with all proceeds going towards a local initiative called Inspired. The rambling house night will feature local traditional musicians and it all gets underway at 9pm. This is a free event with the hope that […]

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Fair Play To Na Gaeil, Nice Guys Do Finish First

Fair Play To Na Gaeil, Nice Guys Do Finish First

November 26, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

IN Kerry GAA, sitting right up next to the teacher and top of the class for 2014 are Na Gaeil. On Monday night the senior side, picked up this year’s ‘Fair Play League Award’. Because of their good behavior the senior lads have earned their club a cool €1,000. Na Gaeil […]

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Emergency Services At Crash Scene On Tralee/Listowel Road

Emergency Services At Crash Scene On Tralee/Listowel Road

November 26, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a two-car crash on the Tralee to Listowel road this morning at Mountcoal. Gardai and emergency services are at the scene and the road has been closed. Motorists are advised diversions are in place until 12 noon. It is understood minor injuries have been sustained by the occupants […]

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At the launch of the annual St John's Parish Bazaar fundraiser were, front row, from left: Bridie O'Connor, Ita Behan. Back row: Kathrine Dwyer, Margaret Crean, Mary Donnelly and Noreen Hanifin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Vital Annual Fundraiser For St John’s Parish This Weekend

November 25, 2014 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

ST JOHN’S annual bazaar takes place this weekend where there a world of prizes to be won. The bazaar, which commences Friday and runs until Sunday, in the KDYS Denny Street, is a vital funds generator for the parish and has been running now for 63 years. “St John’s is an […]

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VIDEO: Teens To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Plight

VIDEO: Teens To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Plight

November 25, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

  By Máiréad Moriarty A GROUP of 15 young people, together with six adults, will sleep outdoors overnight in the village of Castlegregory in aid of the Simon Community homeless charity. The ‘sleep out’, planned for Saturday, December 14, is organised by the Castlegregory Parish Youth Council and will take place in […]

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Renowned Psychologist To Give Free Lecture At Ballygarry

Renowned Psychologist To Give Free Lecture At Ballygarry

November 24, 2014 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

RENOWNED clinical psychologist and author, Dr Tony Humphreys, will give a free lecture at Ballygarry House Hotel this Wednesday night, November 26. The evening is sponsored by Kerry’s Cancer Support House, Recovery Haven, as part of its Outreach Programme. The talk is suitable for anyone experiencing chronic or serious illness, […]

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Man’s Car Gets Stuck, Goes For Help, Comes Back To Find Window Smashed

Man’s Car Gets Stuck, Goes For Help, Comes Back To Find Window Smashed

November 24, 2014 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE motorist had a very bad night last Tuesday when his car got stuck and had his window smashed and radio taken. The man parked his car at Short Mountain and went to Foley’s Glen. His vehicle got stuck so he had to go for help. However, when he returned, he […]

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Two Tonnes Of Copper Stolen In Ardfert

November 24, 2014 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO tonnes of scrap copper was stolen from a property in Ardfert last week. Between 7pm on Tuesday and 8am on Wednesday, two tonnes of grade 1 copper were taken from a yard at Drehidasillagh, Ardfert. Gardai in Tralee are asking the public if they saw anything suspicious in the area around that […]

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Plans For Major Works To Upgrade Tralee School Unveiled

Plans For Major Works To Upgrade Tralee School Unveiled

November 24, 2014 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

EXCITING  new plans were unveiled by Kerry Education and Training Board on Monday,  promising that Coláiste Gleann Lí Post Primary School will be extended, refurbished and upgraded, this summer. The plans will be submitted for planning to Kerry County Council following the ETB monthly meeting this week and building works are […]

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Kenneth Quillinan, with five world time champ, Katie Taylor and her Father Peter, at the Woman's World Boxing Championships in South Korea.

Tralee Man Pops The Question To Irish Boxing’s Golden Girl

November 24, 2014 at 11:28 am 1 comment

THERE was a Tralee twist to Katie Taylor winning her fifth consecutive world title earlier this morning at the Women’s World Boxing Championships in Jeju, South Korea. While at the final bout, Kenneth Quillinan from Derrylea, who is currently a university instructor in South Korea, asked Katie Taylor to marry him! […]

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