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At the Whipps Cross Nurses reunion in the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night were, seated from left; Liz McTiernan,Aileen Shanahan, Mary Jeffers, Eileen Curtin, Anne Clancy and Mary McLoughlin. Back from left; Christine Holman, Carmel O'Flaherty, Claire Felle, Debbie Colley, Noreen Leahy, Michelle Vale, Sylvia fallon, Maria Hickey and Margaret Cotter. Photo by Dermot Crean

Whipps Cross Girls Reunite In Tralee After 42 Years

July 12, 2014 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE Meadowlands Hotel reverberated with laughter on Friday night when 19 ladies who trained as nurses in a London hospital reunited after 42 years. “In 1972 there was about 70 people who started training to be nurses in Whipps Cross Hospital […]

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Gary Keane

Gary Makes It To The Electric Picnic Thanks To You!

July 11, 2014 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad for more A TRALEE man has won the chance to play this year’s Electric Picnic and it’s all thanks to you. Gary Keane, aka, Like A Fire, entered the 2FM ‘Play the Picnic’ competition with hundreds of other artists to try to earn a place on […]

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Bad News For Jimmy Deenihan As He Loses Senior Cabinet Post

Bad News For Jimmy Deenihan As He Loses Senior Cabinet Post

July 11, 2014 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was bad news for North Kerry/ West Limerick Deputy Jimmy Deenihan this afternoon, when it was announced that  has lost his position as Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in the cabinet reshuffle. Instead he has been moved to Minister for State at the Department of the Taoiseach and Gaeltacht […]

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Photos: Blending The Old With The New On The Streets Of Tralee

Photos: Blending The Old With The New On The Streets Of Tralee

July 11, 2014 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad for more HOW times have changed. We came across some photos of Tralee streets from the early to mid-20th century on the web. We then got Ryan Higgins to recreate the same angles today to contrast the times. Ryan then blended the old photos with the new. Check […]

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Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

July 11, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE Sisters of Mercy Solidarity Trust will fund a Support Group for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse being run by the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. “The Sisters of Mercy have been fantastic as trying to get funding is always a challenge,” […]

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Attending the annual Mass for the Holy Souls at Rath cemetery on Wednesday evening by the Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne. Photo by John Cleary.

Mist Fails To Dampen Spirits Of 5,000 At Rath Cemetery Mass

July 10, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

ORGANISERS estimate that up to 5,000 people went to the annual Rath Cemetery Mass on Wednesday night. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, was joined by 17 other clergymen to celebrate the annual Mass at the People’s Altar. “The Bishop was thrilled with the Mass and the turnout,” said Chairman of […]

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Upfront model Dawn O'Sullivan, Ballyheigue Fashion Show organiser Laura Dineen and model Kinga Grunau before the Ballyheigue Fashion Show in the Community Centre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ballyheigue Turns On The Style For Festival Fashion Show

July 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to enlarge OVER 400 style-conscious ladies and gents showed up at the Ballyheigue Community Centre on Wednesday night for the Festival Fashion Show and they even got to see the new Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council strutting his stuff on the catwalk. “We had a fantastic night,” said Laura Dineen, Secretary […]

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The Stacks Players line out for the game against Milltown/Castlemaine last week. Photo Gavin O'Connor

Sport: Rockies To Continue Championship Charge

July 10, 2014 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad to enter a great competition TOP of the bill this Saturday for the Super Valu Senior County Championship double header in Austin Stack park will be Austin Stacks v Rathmore, throw in 7:30pm. This year Stacks have been hit by a mix of injuries and emigration, most […]

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Sean’s Irish Transplant Games Trip Is A Tribute To His Brother

Sean’s Irish Transplant Games Trip Is A Tribute To His Brother

July 10, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

 Click on above ad for more AN ABBEYDORNEY man, who four years ago had just a 10 per cent chance of coming through a life-saving operation, will travel to Poland next month to take part in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships. Sean Marshall is the sole Kerry member of Transplant Team […]

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Beds Nearly Booked Out Already For Rose Festival

Beds Nearly Booked Out Already For Rose Festival

July 9, 2014 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

  WITH the Rose of Tralee just five weeks away it’s emerged that the town is almost booked 0ut already. Tralee Chamber Alliance recently conducted a survey of some of the town’s largest accommodation providers and, as of the end of June, there were just over 300 hotel and apartment […]

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U6 Kids at the Churchill GAA Cúl Camp. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Churchill GAA Stars Of The Future At Cúl Camp

July 9, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week Churchill GAA are holding their annual summer Gaelic Football Cúl Camp for boys and girls in the U6, U8, U10 and U12 age groups. The summer camp is taking place in Churchill GAA grounds and runs from Monday to Friday. “It’s been going great,” said camp co-coordinator John Griffin. […]

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Council Round-Up: Killerisk Crossings And Concrete Slab Safety Issues

Council Round-Up: Killerisk Crossings And Concrete Slab Safety Issues

July 9, 2014 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT may be some time before a pedestrian crossing is introduced in the Killerisk area, councillors were told at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday. Cllr Norma Foley (FF) asked that a pedestrian crossing be provided on the Killerisk road Tralee as a matter […]

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Sé O'Neill, Mike O'Neill and Mike Moriarty outside the old Garda station in Fenit. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Fenit Locals Concerned After Vandalism To Cars And Lighthouse

July 9, 2014 at 11:01 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more A SPATE of vandalism in Fenit and damage to the lighthouse there, has prompted some residents to call for the Garda station to be reinstated. Locals were horrified when it was discovered on Friday that vandals had smashed windows and gained entry to the […]

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Cllrs Spring And Foley Nominated To Board Of Tralee Chamber Alliance

Cllrs Spring And Foley Nominated To Board Of Tralee Chamber Alliance

July 8, 2014 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fail councillor Norma Foley and Labour’s Graham Spring were nominated to the board of Tralee Chamber Alliance at Monday’s meeting of the Municipal District of Tralee. But it wasn’t without a request from Sinn Fein’s Toireasa Ferris to allow her party colleague, Cllr Pa Daly to be appointed to the board, due […]

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Gary Keane

Tralee People Urged To Get Gary To The Picnic

July 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more TRALEE musician Gary Keane is making a charge to play The Electric Picnic festival this summer and needs your votes to get him there! Gary has been shortlisted on the 2FM website along with 30 other artists from around the country and now […]

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Andrea Hogan (centre in white top) with members of the Pink Ladies And Gents Committee, family and friends handing over the cheques to Breast Care Nurse, Mary O'Donoghue (standing in blue top next to Andrea) accepting on behalf of the Oncology Unit of Kerry General Hospital and the Breast Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nearly €8,000 Raised By Andrea And The Pink Heroes

July 8, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AN amazing figure of nearly €8,000 was raised in a week in two events, inspired by an Ardfert lady who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Mother of two, Andrea Hogan decided to do something positive when she heard her news. Along with friends, they […]

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All-Ireland Title For Tralee Pipes and Drums Band

All-Ireland Title For Tralee Pipes and Drums Band

July 8, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition FRESH from the youngsters of John Mitchels bringing an All-Ireland to town, the members of Tralee Pipes And Drums Band brought more glory home last weekend. The band travelled to New Ross for the All-Ireland Pipeband Championships on Saturday and came away with […]

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Martin O’Connor (fifth from left) receiving the keys to his new Citroen C4 from Fintan Ryan CEO Tralee Credit Union, with his brother Michael Fox O’Connor, sisters Elizabeth Mason, Ann Ryle, Patsy O’Connor. Also in the photo is Helen Geary, Tralee Credit Union and Jimmy O’Sullivan, Bill Naughton Ltd.

Martin Wins New Car Thanks To Tralee Credit Union

July 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A RAHOONANE resident is the latest winner of Tralee Credit Union’s Members Car Draw. A delighted and overwhelmed Martin O’Connor had great support from family and friends when he  picked up his brand new Citroen 4 this week at the Ashe Street branch. […]

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Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

July 7, 2014 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for news of special event on July 11 THE new Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Jim Finucane, will get an annual allowance of €12,000 it was agreed at the meeting of the Municipal District of Tralee meeting on Monday. Councillors were asked to consider the payment of an […]

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At the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle were, from left: Sarah Waldron, Meave O'Rahilly, Peter Lynch, Linda Lynch, Daire Dunne, Fiachra Dunne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Contingent Of Tralee Cyclists Complete The Ring

July 7, 2014 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more NEARLY 10,000 cyclists set off from the New Street Car Park in Killarney on Saturday morning to take part in the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle. The weather didn’t look favourably on participants, but we’re sure many welcomed the sprinkle of rain on the 180km route […]

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At the graduation for students of the Healthcare Support Course were, from left: Jack O'Doherty, Dylan O'Doherty, Linda O'Doherty, Tom O'Doherty, Dharma O'Doherty. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Students Celebrate Graduation From Healthcare Course

July 7, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more IT was a momentous night for the students of a Healthcare Support Course and their families, as they graduated from the ten month long course which took place in Rahoonane Community Center. The Healthcare Support Course, which prepares people to be healthcare workers, […]

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Tim 'Tiger' Slattery and Chris Lynch at the Tom Naughton memorial race night in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Wonderful Tribute To Tom Naughton At Race Night

July 6, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of a great beauty event on July 11 THE people at the Bon Secours can take a bow after organising a fantastic benefit event in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. It was all to remember Tom Naughton, an employee at the hospital who […]

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Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THERE will be free family entertainment over in Manor Park, Manor West on Saturday, when Suits Select celebrates its one year anniversary at the premises. In conjunction with The Streat Cafe next door, who are marking their third year anniversary, the two have come […]

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Steven O'Farrell, Dublin and Ailve McCormack, Tralee, at the Friends of Kerry General Hospital Gala Benefit Night at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Hundreds Enjoy Entertainment At Dog Track Fundraiser

July 5, 2014 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THERE was a great turnout on Friday night in the Kingdom Greyhound Track for the annual Friends of Kerry General Hospital fundraiser. There was bouncy castles and an ice-cream van to entertain the kids and a Best Dressed Lady competition for […]

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Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

July 5, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S racing season, so it’s time for ladies to style-up and head to Killarney for their summer meeting. You might even win a trip to Paris or Milan! Tralee ladies always make an impression at the course and travel in their droves to enjoy the […]

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Ticketmaster agent John McCarthy of B-Mobile with Eoin Burns, Fenit, who bought Garth Brooks tickets for the Tuesday night concert back in February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

‘A Lot Of Tralee People Are Going To Be Disappointed’ Says Ticketmaster Agent

July 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who has seen the Garth Brooks fanaticism first hand in town is John McCarthy. The Tralee man, who owns the B-Mobile shop in Dominick Street, is the only Ticketmaster agent in town and his shop was thronged with fans when the tickets went on sale months ago. “It was […]

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Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

July 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more  SINN Fein will table a motion at the next full meeting of Kerry County Council which will call on councillors to commit to reducing the Property Tax. A media report revealed this week that the Government is considering new cuts to 11 local authorities, including Kerry County […]

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VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

July 4, 2014 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on ad for details of special event on July 11 IT’S close now. With anticipation building for the battle with Cork on Sunday in the Munster Final, TraleeToday.ie’s Oscar Brophy and Ryan Higgins took to the streets of Tralee to get some verdicts on the match. They even […]

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Anthony Moriary of ... with the pink boot

Anthony Signs Deal To Put The Boot Into Ladies Football

July 4, 2014 at 9:44 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more A FORMER builder is flying high in the footwear industry as he has just signed a deal with the GAA this week. Tralee-based sports company RClub Sports, owned and run by Anthony Moriarty,  this week launched a commercial partnership with The Ladies Gaelic Football Association […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns Tackles The Square With Local Businesses

Tralee Tidy Towns Tackles The Square With Local Businesses

July 4, 2014 at 9:42 am 1 comment

Click above ad to enter a great competition TRALEE Tidy Towns continued their clean up of the town’s streets yesterday morning with the help of local businesses.  This week it was the turn of The Square. In all, eleven businesses took part, which has followed on from the general good reaction from businesses around […]

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