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Cash, Phone And Passport Handed Into Tralee Garda Station

March 20, 2017 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee have had items handed into the station they would like to see reclaimed by owners. A sum of cash was found in the town and handed into the station, so if you can prove it’s yours call to them. Also, a black samsung phone was handed in. […]

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Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald and Aileen Murphy showing
people around The UN Gift Box today.

‘Gift Box’ Appears In Manor West To Highlight Human Trafficking

March 20, 2017 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

IF you were around Manor West today you might be wondering what a big gift box is doing in the retail park. Well, it’s walk-in structure to  to raise awareness about Human Trafficking. It’s in Tralee as part of a nationwide tour today and Tuesday from 10am-7pm and members of the public […]

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Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

March 20, 2017 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

FENIT RNLI  is holding a recruitment day on Sunday next, March 26, between 2.30pm-4.30pm. They are currently seeking volunteer crew members for both lifeboat and shore duties. In inviting potential RNLI volunteers to visit the station on the recruitment day, Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Gerard O’Donnell said; “this event […]

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2016 Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney at the International Tralee Half Marathon.

‘Marathon Maggie’ Raises Funds For Baile Mhuire

March 20, 2017 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

THE 2016 Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney completed the Tralee International Half Marathon on Saturday, in a time of 2’06” and in the process, she has raised funds and awareness for two charities – Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for the Elderly in Tralee and Young Irish Fellowship Club of […]

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CBS Students Take Part In Apprentice Chef Cook-Off At ITT

CBS Students Take Part In Apprentice Chef Cook-Off At ITT

March 20, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

CBS the Green students Kevin Browne and Cathal Mcloughlin were among nine students who took part in the third day of the apprentice chef cook-offs at IT Tralee on Thursday March 16. Each student had an hour and a half to cook a ‘good mood’ dish that they created based […]

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Tralee female Gardai attending the St Patrick's Day Parade in New York 
Garda Lynda Brosnan , garda Helen Healy, Gda Claudine O Sullivan , Gda Eilís O Sullivan , Gda Ann Marie O Sullivan, & Gda Sarah Jennings. Tralee Garda Station

PHOTOS: Tralee’s Finest March In New York St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 19, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

WHILE we were drowned out of it in Tralee on Friday, it was a drier, sunnier affair in the Big Apple for the New York St Patrick’s Day parade. Among the many people from Kerry taking part on the day were representatives from Tralee Garda Station. Gardas Lynda Brosnan, Helen Foley, […]

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Scoil Eoin pupils enjoying the St Patrick's Day parade on Thursday.

PHOTOS: Quiz, Parade And Concert In A Busy Week At Scoil Eoin

March 18, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

IT’S been a hectic week of activities at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh. The pupils were taking part in Seachtain na Gaeilge and set dancers taught by Peggy Sweeney and Teresa Murphy and the school’s Trad Group taught by Siobhán Meehan entertained classes in the hall during the week. The school also had a […]

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NO REPRO FEES - 11th May, 2016.Show Racism the Red Card Highlight Need for Government to Combat Racism
Pictured today (11.05.16) at Show Racism the Red Card creative competition awards ceremony in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.Photo:Barry Cronin/www.barrycronin.com 087-9598549 info@barrycronin.com - Wilkinstown, Navan, County Meath, Ireland.

Anti-Racism Creative Competition Looking For Kerry Entrants

March 18, 2017 at 10:37 am 0 comments

SHOW Racism the Red Card’s annual ‘Anti-Racism Creative Competition’ is looking for primary and secondary schools, youth organisations and individual children and young people, from Kerry to register for the competition. The competition encourages young people to develop creative anti-racism messages using written, visual and audio-visual means Show Racism the […]

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Treasa Walsh and Caragh Kelliher, Deirdre Walsh of Radio Kerry, Liz Locke, Isabel and Rory Clifford at the first birthday celebrations for the St Vincent de Paul shop on Castle Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St Vincent de Paul Shop Celebrates First Birthday

March 17, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

THERE were spot prizes galore, face painting and a Radio Kerry show broadcast from the St Vincent de Paul shop on Castle Street, as it held a party to celebrate its first birthday on Thursday. All day long there were cakes and refreshments served with special offers including 50% off ladies clothes. Deirdre […]

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Aoife Ní Loingsigh, Grainne Ní Choirc, Luke Ó Cathasaigh, and Shane Ó Cheallaigh at the Seachtain na Gaeilge Table Quiz at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Thursday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Hosts Quiz For Seachtain Na Gaeilge

March 17, 2017 at 10:21 am 0 comments

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn held a Tráth na gCeist on Thursday as part of their Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations. The Gaelscoil invited other schools from around the county to take part in the Table Quiz, which was sponsored by the Tralee branch of Conradh na Gaeilge. The other schools that took part […]

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Mayor Michael O'Shea presents the new Kerry Tourism Strategy to Billy Condon, Vice Prseident, Tourism Ireland North America in New York. On right is the County Tourism Officer John

Mayor Of Kerry Begins St Patrick’s Day Engagements In The US

March 17, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

THE Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Michael O’Shea is in New York at the start of a series of engagements around St. Patrick’s Weekend in both New York and Boston. Yesterday, the Mayor presented copies of the  new Kerry Tourism Strategy, 2016-2022 to Mr. Billy Condon, Vice President, Tourism Ireland North […]

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Denis Nominated For ‘Silver Surfer’ Award

Denis Nominated For ‘Silver Surfer’ Award

March 16, 2017 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man has been nominated in an awards scheme which honours senior citizens who have enthusiastically taken to using technology and the internet. Denis O’Regan (81) from The Kerries is one of three Kerry nominees in the ‘Silver Surfer’ awards – sponsored by eir and run with Age Action Ireland – aimed at raising awareness among […]

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The Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at in Ballyseedy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Taoiseach To Visit IT Tralee This Month

March 16, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

FRESH from his visit to the States this week, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. will visit the IT Tralee on Monday, March 27. His visit it to launch the commencement of the construction of the Kerry Sports Academy. Contracts for the project will be signed on Friday March 24, with […]

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Sadness In Town At Passing Of Donie Houlihan

Sadness In Town At Passing Of Donie Houlihan

March 16, 2017 at 12:58 pm 1 comment

THERE was sadness in town this morning at news of the death of Donie Houlihan. Donie, of Connolly Park and formerly of O’Rahillys Villas,  was well known and loved throughout Tralee and beyond as a former publican, sportsman, raconteur and rogue, but above all a gentleman. He passed away last night […]

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New System Sees Records Of Babies Born At UHK To Be Stored Digitally

New System Sees Records Of Babies Born At UHK To Be Stored Digitally

March 16, 2017 at 10:52 am 0 comments

BABIES born at University Hospital Kerry will now have their records stored digitally rather than on paper after the Maternal and Newborn Clinical Management System (MN-CMS) went live in the hospital on Saturday. This ‘go live’ marks the introduction of an electronic health record (EHR) for all women and babies receiving maternity services in […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’ Nominated For National Award

March 16, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

  THE shortlist for the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards has been revealed and Mercy Mounthawk are again in the running. The school, has been shortlisted in the Best Set category for secondary schools for its set creation in the school production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Judges said the set […]

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The Match Is Sold Out, But There’s Still Beds In Tralee For Saturday Night

The Match Is Sold Out, But There’s Still Beds In Tralee For Saturday Night

March 15, 2017 at 4:35 pm 1 comment

A FEW weeks ago it seemed that there wasn’t a bed to be had in town for Saturday night as the town prepared to welcome Dublin fans and marathon runners. We checked on booking.com and hotel websites on February 9 and couldn’t find a room in town. Now, after some […]

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Dublin Fans Plan Tribute To Coastguard Crew At Kerry Match In Tralee

Dublin Fans Plan Tribute To Coastguard Crew At Kerry Match In Tralee

March 15, 2017 at 3:55 pm 1 comment

DUBLIN GAA supporters are calling on people attending the match in Tralee on Saturday to join with them in a tribute to the Irish Coastguard crew involved in the tragedy off the coast of Mayo on Monday night. The ‘All Dublin GAA Fans’ Facebook page, which has over 20,000 followers, […]

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Transition Year Students of the Presentation Secondary School, Tralee, Rebecca Poultney, Caoimhe Tobin, Leanne Savage, Blathnaid Cotter, Chloe Morris, Niamh Walsh  Eimear Ellard, Niamh O'Shea, showcasing their Enterprise Projects at AIB Tralee on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Presentation Students Showcase Projects At AIB

March 15, 2017 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

TRANSITION Year students from the Presentation Secondary School, Tralee, showcased their Enterprise Projects at AIB on Wednesday morning. The students set up mini businesses which are in operation in the school once a week. They are mainly selling items (buns, cookies, magnets, pens etc) and some are showcasing blogs and websites. The […]

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Students at Coláiste Gleann Lí preparing for a music performance as part of Kerry Music Education Partnership’s pilot Take Note Vocal and Instrumental Tuition Initiative.

Hopes For New Music Education Initiatives For Young People Across Kerry

March 15, 2017 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

KERRY Education and Training Board in partnership with Kerry County Council, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, Ealain na Gaeltachta and local music educators and schools have announced their intention to apply to Music Generation for up to €600,000 in seed funding to develop new music education initiatives […]

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The late former Bishop Eamon Casey.

Bishop Of Kerry Pays Tribute To Former Bishop Eamon Casey

March 15, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

BISHOP of Kerry, Ray Browne, has paid tribute to former Bishop of Kerry and Galway, Eamon Casey who died earlier this week. “It is with sadness that I learn of the death of Bishop Eamon Casey,” reads the statement from the Bishop. “He was bishop of the diocese of Kerry from […]

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Coffee Morning At Shanakill Centre In Aid Of Cancer Awareness

Coffee Morning At Shanakill Centre In Aid Of Cancer Awareness

March 15, 2017 at 10:29 am 0 comments

SHANAKILL Family Resource Centre is hosting a Cancer Awareness Coffee morning on Thursday, March 23. The event is being held in conjunction with Kerry Travellers Health and Community Development Project, Rahoonane Community Centre and The Marie Keating Foundation This coffee morning aims to raise awareness around a wide range of cancers […]

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Portman Clarity Takes On Seven New Trainees At Tralee Office

Portman Clarity Takes On Seven New Trainees At Tralee Office

March 15, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

PORTMAN Clarity has taken on seven new trainees, in partnership with the First Steps youth employment initiative, at its Tralee offices. The travel management company, which has a base in Monavalley, is undergoing a period of transition after Portman Travel and Clarity Travel Management merged in November 2016 to form the seventh largest TMC in […]

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REPORT: Emotional Day As IT Tralee Wins Fresher’s Football Championship

REPORT: Emotional Day As IT Tralee Wins Fresher’s Football Championship

March 14, 2017 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

A report from IT Tralee on their great win in the Rory O’Connor Fresher Football Championship final in Cork last week… LAST Thursday night saw the IT Tralee Fresher Football team travel to CIT to play Waterford IT in the Rory O’Connor Fresher Football Championship final. Fresh from winning the Division […]

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Head girls Katie Ahern and Aoife O’Sullivan with Nikki Bradley.

Range Of Events For Mental Health Week At Presentation

March 14, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

MENTAL Health Week 2017 took place in Presentation Secondary School Tralee last week. An excellent and diverse range of diverse of activities took place for all year groups during the week – all coordinated by the Student Representative Council. School Principal, Mary O’Keeffe and Head girls, Aoife O’Sullivan and Katie […]

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taking part in the St Patrick's Day parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

The St Patrick’s Day Parade Won’t Finish In Denny Street This Year

March 14, 2017 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

THE route for this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade will be slightly different this year. Owing to the road works on Denny Street and The Mall, the route at the end of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade has to change. The parade will start, as always, at John Joe Sheehy Road […]

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Gaelcholáiste To Cheer On Past Pupils In All-Ireland Club Finals

Gaelcholáiste To Cheer On Past Pupils In All-Ireland Club Finals

March 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm 1 comment

THE All Ireland Club Finals will take place in Croke Park this St Patrick’s Day, and although no Tralee Club will take part, two past pupils from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will take to the hallowed turf  in both games. Darragh Ó’Conaill and Daithí Ó’Cathasaigh were students in the school in the noughties […]

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At the tree planting at the Kerry Scout Hall on Saturday morning was Karolis Streimikis of Applegreen. Standing; Gavin Mulvihill, Maura and Grainne O'Donnell, Alusin Jah, Ryan and Sean O'Donnell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Applegreen Helps With Local Scout Group’s Tree Planting

March 14, 2017 at 10:50 am 0 comments

THE 1st Kerry Scouts Tralee in association with Applegreen planted a tree for National Tree Day on Saturday at their HQ on Matt Talbot Road. Applegreen has come on board to sponsor the local Scout Group, which is much appreciated by the local scouts “We are very honoured that they […]

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Photographed at Muckross House on Saturday, where The Kerry Rape Crisis Centre celebrated their 25th Anniversary were organiser Bernie McCarthy, 
KRCC Chair person Carol-Anne Coolican, KRCC Manager Vera O'Leary, Muckross House Trustee Geradine Rosney and Michelle Rosney.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre Celebrates 25th Anniversary

March 14, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

THIS year, Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (KRSAC) will be celebrating 25 years in existence. To celebrate this milestone, several events have been planned for 2017. The first of these celebratory events took place on Saturday, March 11 at the School House at Muckross House & Gardens. Soprano and Harpist, […]

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Pat Hussey, Rita O'Sullivan, Evan McNamara, Sam Locke, Catherine Horan, Cathy Murphy, Paul Horan, Chris Griffin and Ed O'Connor at the Launch of Daffodil Day at the Brogue Inn on Monday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Daffodil Day Launched At The Brogue Inn

March 14, 2017 at 10:06 am 0 comments

DAFFODIL Day was launched on Monday at The Brogue Inn. It will take place on Friday, March 24, and will help raise vital funds for The Irish Cancer Society. There will be 13 stations located around Tralee on the day, giving people plenty of opportunity to donate to the cause. […]

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