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Quinlans Bar On Bridge Street Sold

February 14, 2020 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

QUINLANS Bar on Bridge Street was sold recently and it is believed the owners have plans to reopen it again as a public house. Jim Finucane Auctioneers handled the sale before Christmas and TraleeToday.ie understands the new owners have a family connection to the O’Connor family who ran the bar […]

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Kerry Property Searched In Relation To Sexual Offences Investigation

Kerry Property Searched In Relation To Sexual Offences Investigation

February 14, 2020 at 11:40 am 0 comments

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 70s in relation to sexual offences that are alleged to have occurred over a 30 year period. The investigation surrounds a number of complaints relating to an individual associated with Scouting Ireland. To date, An Garda Síochána has carried out a lengthy investigation […]

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Fiona Kirby of the Brogue Inn and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven launch the Pancake Tuesday fundraiser on February 25. Photo by Dermot Crean

Flipping For Funds In The Brogue On Pancake Tuesday

February 14, 2020 at 9:12 am 0 comments

RECOVERY Haven Kerry will be flipping for funds on Tuesday, February 25, when the cancer support charity hosts its third annual fundraising pancake morning at Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Tralee. Fiona Kirby and her team have once again joined forces with Recovery Haven Kerry to offer free pancakes with every tea […]

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Looking forward to the Valentine's Wedding Night in Kirby's Brogue Inn were Dan Horan of Kerry Cancer Support Group, Noreen O'Mahony, 'Father' Vinnie Murphy and Austin Fitzmaurice and Breda Dyland of Kerry Cancer Support Group. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To See And Do Around Tralee This Weekend

February 14, 2020 at 9:11 am 0 comments

It’s Valentine’s weekend and there’s no shortage of things to go to over the next couple of days. Hopefully Storm Dennis doesn’t spoil the party… Friday 1. Puppy love… THE Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) Tralee Branch will host a dance at the Meadowlands Hotel with the theme […]

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At the Eimear Ryan - Joint Advertising & Marketing Manager Ryanair, Moira Morrell - Chief Executive Kerry County Council, John Mulhern - CEO Kerry Airport and Cormac Ó Súilleabháin - Tourism Ireland GB.

Tourism Interests Hear How Kerry-Manchester Route Can Benefit Business

February 14, 2020 at 9:10 am 0 comments

TOURISM stakeholders in the Kingdom got to hear about how they can maximise the potential of the Kerry-Manchester route at a series of workshops this week around the county, including one in Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday morning. Those attending were advised on how to attract visitors from the northwest […]

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Gardaí Arrest Man After Attempted Robbery In North Kerry

Gardaí Arrest Man After Attempted Robbery In North Kerry

February 14, 2020 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Gardaí have arrested a man in his late 20s in relation to an attempted robbery at a takeaway in East End, Ballybunion last night. Shortly after midnight, a man entered the takeaway armed with what is believed to be an iron bar and demanded money from staff. He caused some […]

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Warriors’ Disappointment As Committee To Appeal Decision To Overturn Points Sanction

Warriors’ Disappointment As Committee To Appeal Decision To Overturn Points Sanction

February 13, 2020 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors are facing another anxious wait, after the decision to overturn a points sanction against them, will now be appealed. Last week, Warriors won their appeal against a points deduction imposed for incorrectly registering American, Andre Berry. They were docked two wins (six points) by Basketball Ireland for playing Berry […]

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Looking forward to the 'Into-Me-See' on Sunday night in The Meadowlands Hotel were, seated; writer and director Fidelma Fitzgerald and poet Louise Ward. Back; Pierse O'Brien, Chloe Hudd, Katie Moloney, Namejs Balodis, Owen Rua Herlihy, Karen Conway, Regina O'Connor and Joanne Bolton. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Play In Support Of Kerry Festival Of Pride To Premiere On Sunday

February 13, 2020 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE woman’s play will receive its premiere at The Meadowlands Hotel this Sunday night. Written and directed by Fidelma Fitzgerald, ‘Into-Me-See’ is a Philomena Dramatics Production and features a talented cast from Tralee and the surrounding area. The play is Fidelma’s sixth production to date and is in support […]

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WATCH: Gavin O’Brien Hits Great Goal In Trench Cup Final Win For CIT

WATCH: Gavin O’Brien Hits Great Goal In Trench Cup Final Win For CIT

February 13, 2020 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

TRALEE man Gavin O’Brien played a pivotal role in CIT’s Trench Cup win last night at the DCU Sportsgrounds. The Kerins O’Rahillys and Kerry star kicked 1-4 in his side’s 2-20 to 0-12 win over Mary Immaculate in the decider which will ensure CIT plays top tier colleges football next […]

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Máire Holmes

New Kerry County Council Writer In Residence Appointed

February 13, 2020 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

MÁIRE Holmes from Galway is Kerry County Council’s new writer in residence, co-funded by the Arts Council and Creative Ireland. This isn’t Máire’s first residency in Kerry – she proved immensely popular here a number of years ago, interacting with students and writers all across the county at events, libraries […]

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Presentation Secondary Tralee In SEAI Competition Regional Final

Presentation Secondary Tralee In SEAI Competition Regional Final

February 13, 2020 at 11:59 am 0 comments

PRESENTATION Primary School in Tralee is one of five schools in Kerry to compete in the Regional Finals of the SEAI One Good Idea Competition. Students from; Tahilla CNS/Scoil Eoin, St. Michael’s N.S., Presentation Brothers College, Presentation Secondary School Tralee, and Colaiste na Sceilge, in Kerry will compete in the […]

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Alan Tracey, Ann Treacy, Tom Wharton, Amanda O'Connor, Lyndsey Kelly, Orla Dooley and Donal Flaherty  at the Lee Strand Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel. Photo By Domnick Walsh

PHOTOS: Hundreds Celebrate Special Year For Lee Strand At Annual Social

February 13, 2020 at 8:36 am 0 comments

OVER four hundred people attended the 100th year celebration of Lee Strand at their annual social on Saturday last in the Ballygarry House Hotel. The evening marked a special milestone to celebrate 100 years of the establishment of Lee Strand Co-operative in April 1920. The annual gathering attended by farmers, […]

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Cllr Pa Daly.

Daly Wants Review Of Tendering Process For New Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí

February 13, 2020 at 8:34 am 0 comments

INCOMING Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has called on the Department of Education to review the tendering process for the new Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí school, so that local builders would not be excluded from the process. A contractor has yet to be appointed to the project, located on a […]

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'Totally Tina', the UK's best Tina Turner tribute act is coming to the INEC next month.

Simply The Best Tina Turner Tribute Around Comes To The INEC

February 13, 2020 at 8:33 am 0 comments

TOTALLY Tina, the UK’s official number one Tina Turner tribute comes to the Gleneagle INEC Arena on March 6. It’s been the UK’s official number one Tina Turner tribute for the past six years (as voted by the Agents Association of Great Britain), with a Lifetime Achievement Award under its […]

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Status Yellow Wind Warning Issued For Kerry Tonight

Status Yellow Wind Warning Issued For Kerry Tonight

February 12, 2020 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

EXPECT a few more of these over the next few days. After Storm Ciara caused disruption in the county over last weekend and Monday, the coming weekend doesn’t look too good either with Storm Dennis threatening. But even before Dennis arrives, Met Eireann has issued yet another Status Yellow Wind […]

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Fáilte Ireland has revealed its brand-new marketing campaign to businesses in the Kerry tourist industry at a meeting in the Muckross Park Hotel this week. Called ‘Keep Discovering’ the €6million Fáilte Ireland investment in the campaign development and execution aims to grow the domestic tourism market by reminding people of all there is to discover across the country. At the launch were from left, Ali Levins, Fáilte Ireland, Head of Marketing Communications, Aoife Hickey, Ashe and Manor Hotels, Tralee, Grainne Toomey, Ballybunion Community Forum, Declan Murphy, Fáilte Ireland, Michelle King, The Rose Hotel, Tralee.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Kerry Tourism Interests Get Preview Of Fáilte Ireland’s New Campaign

February 12, 2020 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland has revealed its brand-new marketing campaign to businesses in the Kerry tourist industry at a meeting in the Muckross Park Hotel this week. The National Tourism Development Authority is launching its new domestic holiday campaign to the public from mid-February on TV, radio and Out of Home advertising, […]

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Music, Dancing And Puppies At Valentine’s Night Event In The Meadowlands

Music, Dancing And Puppies At Valentine’s Night Event In The Meadowlands

February 12, 2020 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) Tralee Branch will host a dance at the Meadowlands Hotel this St Valentine’s night, with the theme of ‘Puppy Love’. There are several volunteers in the area doing great work raising puppies for IGDB and some of the puppies-in-training and other IGDB […]

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Rose of Tralee 2019 Sinead Flanagan is joined by host Dáithí Ó Sé to officially launch the search for this year's Rose of Tralee. Photo by Domnick Walsh

The Search Begins For The 2020 Rose Of Tralee

February 12, 2020 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE search is officially on for the 2020 International Rose of Tralee. With Rose Selections taking place across 32 centres nationally and worldwide, 2019 Rose of Tralee Dr Sinéad Flanagan has officially launched the search for the 2020 International Rose of Tralee who will be crowned during the festival which […]

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Looking forward to the Bon Jovee concert were Mike Leahy of Bon Jovee, Mary O'Connor of Action For Amber and Damian Greer of Bon Jovee, Cora Walsh of Comfort For Chemo, Eileen Whelan of Paco, Mary Lynch and Audrey Moran. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bon Jovee To Rock The Brandon At Charity Gig This Saturday

February 12, 2020 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S all set to be a fantastic night of entertainment at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre this Saturday as local act Bon Jovee once again take to the stage in aid of great causes. Last year’s gig saw thousands raised for Cliona’s Foundation, the Chemotherapy Unit at UHK and Kerry Hospice, […]

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Time To Get Involved In The St Patrick’s Day Parade

February 12, 2020 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

WITH St Patricks Day just over a month away, the call has gone out to community groups, schools, businesses and clubs to get involved in this years St Patrick’s Day Parade. It’s always a massive day for the community to get together and the organisers are calling for eye catching entries and […]

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Aidan O'Connor (centre) of Mike The Pies accepting his award.

Listowel Pub Wins IMRO Munster Live Music Venue Of The Year

February 12, 2020 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE done it again. Mike The Pies in Listowel won another prestigious award last night at the 12th IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards. The won the Munster category, following on being selected as Hot Press Live Music Venue of the Year and IMRO Live Music Venue of the […]

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Launching the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race on Thursday at The Rose Hotel were, seated; Joe Hennebery, Kerry Hospice; Michelle Greaney, MG Coaching and Maura Sullivan, Kerry Hospice. At back; Doreen Moore (past category winner in the 5k), Derek Griffin (Overall winner in the 10 Miler in 2018), Mark Sullivan of The Rose Hotel, Stephen Moore (2019 2nd place overall in the 10 Miler) and Niamh O'Mahony (5k winner for the last two years). Photo by Dermot Crean

Runners On Their Marks For Tralee 10 Miler/5k Event

February 11, 2020 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to enter the Tralee 10 Miler/5k which takes place this Sunday. Organised by Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching, the event returns for the third consecutive year and will bring together the ideal combination of club athletes and recreational runners over relatively flat fast courses taking in the outskirts […]

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On Sunday in The Rose Hotel, Tralee Susan Carey of Kerry MS who announced details of the forthcoming Kerry Mulhple Sclerosis event for the 29th Feb 2020 which will be in The Rose Hotel, Tralee, with Susan on the day Dr Ailis Brosnan, Daniel Griffin (Asst Food and Beverage Manage Rose Hotel), and Jillian O'Sullivan. Photo Joe Hanley

Kerry Multiple Sclerosis Wellness Event To Take Place At The Rose Hotel

February 11, 2020 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel will play host to the first ever MS selfcare seminar in Kerry on Saturday, February 29. The Kerry Multiple Sclerosis Wellness Event will take a holistic approach to empowering attendees to manage their care by focusing on exercise, nutrition and mindset. Expert speakers on the day will […]

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Erin Quirke (third from left) and Anne Marie Fealey (second from right) who won Bronze medals. Also included is Catering Instructor at NLN Tralee Tom Hardiman, NLN Area Manager Fiona Keogh, Mayor of Tralee and Kerry ETB Chairman Cllr Jim Finucane and Assistant Catering Instructor Frances Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two NLN Students Win Medals At Event In Dublin

February 11, 2020 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO catering and culinary skills students at the National Learning Network centre in Clash were celebrating after winning medals at an event in Dublin last week. Erin Quirke from Ballyseedy and Anne Marie Fealey from Killorglin won bronze medals at the international Chef Ireland competition, which took place at the […]

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ViClarity CEO Ogie Sheehy.

Tralee Company To Receive Insurance ERM Award 2020

February 11, 2020 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

VICLARITY, based at Kerry Technology Park, has won the Operational Risk Solution of the Year at the Insurance ERM Awards 2020. The award ceremony for the 2020 award winners on will take place on March 12 at the Tower of London. ViClarity, which founded by its CEO Ogie Sheehy, were […]

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Some of the speed camera zones in Tralee urban area.

Number Of Safety Camera Zones In Kerry Increases By 200%

February 11, 2020 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be 47 new safety camera zones introduced in Kerry from Monday, February 17 at 6am. This brings the total to 70 on national, regional, local and urban roads in the county, up from 23. There will be 41 on national roads, 26 on regional roads, one on local roads […]

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Norma Foley.

It’s All Over In Kerry As Norma Foley Takes Fifth And Final Seat

February 10, 2020 at 6:29 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S all over. Kerry has its five representatives for the 33rd Dáil with two of them from Tralee. Norma Foley took the fifth and final seat after the eighth count at the expense of her Fianna Fáil party colleague and outgoing TD, John Brassil, at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre […]

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Cleo Murphy has been eliminated after the seventh count.

Just One Count To Go After Cleo Murphy Eliminated

February 10, 2020 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

GREEN Party candidate Cleo Murphy has been eliminated after the seventh count at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre this evening, leaving just one more count to determine the destination of the fifth and final seat in the Kerry constituency. The seventh count distributed Brendan Griffin’s surplus of 1,758 with […]

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Danny Healy Rae And Brendan Griffin Elected After Sixth Count

Danny Healy Rae And Brendan Griffin Elected After Sixth Count

February 10, 2020 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

SITTING TDs, Independent Danny Healy Rae and Fine Gael’s Brendan Griffin have been reelected to the Dáil after the sixth count at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre this afternoon. The seventh count is underway now which will distribute Brendan Griffin’s surplus of 1,758. The sixth count saw the distribution of […]

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Norma Foley.

Seat Almost Certain For Foley After Large Gain In Fifth Count

February 10, 2020 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE fifth count has taken place at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre and Danny Healy Rae is just 281 votes from retaining his seat. It saw the distribution of  4,217 votes from Fianna Fáil’s Norma Moriarty who was eliminated after the fourth count. Danny Healy Rae received 574 votes […]

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