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PHOTOS: Billy’s Spectacular Shot Of Tralee During Festival Wins Photo Competition

PHOTOS: Billy’s Spectacular Shot Of Tralee During Festival Wins Photo Competition

November 18, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AN amazing image of ‘Tralee On Fire’ from the hills outside Tralee has won first prize in the ’Images of Tralee Photo Competition’ run by Tralee Chamber Alliance (see photos below story). The stunning picture captured the colour and excitement of the Midnight Madness celebrations on the last night of this […]

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In front; Peter Kerins and Carmel Quilter O'Neill, with at back; Damien Dowling, Jack Murphy, John Murphy and Ciaran Murphy at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rockie Fans Gather At The Clubhouse Before The Big Game

November 18, 2014 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE already put up the videos of the Austin Stacks fans, but TraleeToday.ie was also there to take photos of the fans on that sunny Sunday morning. Rockie fans gathered at the Connolly Park headquarters before the game against Ballincollig and what a colourful lot they were. No doubt they’ll gather early on Sunday […]

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In St Ita's and St Joesph school to launch their fundraiser night in the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on November 21 were, from left, front row: Grace Sheehan (Principle), Lia Lynch, Breda Quilligan, Nicole O'Sullivan, Daniel Diggins, Martina McElligott, Lindsey Dowling (Teacher). Back row: Dylan Hide, Stephen Buckley, Conor Griffin and  Luke Scollard. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Night At The Dogs For St Ita’s And St Joseph’s

November 18, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

ST ITA’S  AND ST JOSEPH’S are hosting a fundraising night in aid of vital new extension work which is currently ongoing in the school. The fundraiser will take place in the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, this Friday, November 21. Tickets are priced at €5 with children allowed to go in free. […]

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Benner’s Sell 1,000 Traps In A Month As The Mice Move In

Benner’s Sell 1,000 Traps In A Month As The Mice Move In

November 18, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT seems there has been a massive migration of little furry intruders to Tralee homes in the last month. Many homes have had to deal with a mouse or two on their doorstep, so much so that hardware stores in the town have seen mouse traps and other rodent repellents scurry out […]

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Ardfert To Play Their Munster Final In Killarney

November 17, 2014 at 8:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was good news for Ardfert folk this evening as it was announced they will play their Munster Intermediate Football Final in Killarney. The opposition will be Cork side Innishannon side Valley Rovers who will journey up from West Cork to Fitzgerald Stadium. The match will be played at 2pm […]

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Crime: Firecrackers Put Through Letterbox And Glass Door Broken

Crime: Firecrackers Put Through Letterbox And Glass Door Broken

November 17, 2014 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAí are looking for the public’s help in relation to two criminal damage incidents in the Tralee area over the past week. First of all, there was an incident where firecrackers were put through a letterbox at a house in Ballincullig, Kielduff. The incident occurred on Tuesday, November 11.30pm and caused quite a […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help In Relation To Serious Assault In Hennessy’s

Gardaí Seek Public’s Help In Relation To Serious Assault In Hennessy’s

November 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information regarding a serious assault on a bar owner in Tralee two weeks ago. Ger Hennessy of Hennessy’s Bar in Castle Street sustained a serious eye injury in the random assault on Tuesday, November 4, at approximately 2.15am. The person who attacked Mr Hennessy was unknown to him and […]

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Stacks To Travel To Cork Venue For Munster Final

Stacks To Travel To Cork Venue For Munster Final

November 17, 2014 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE date and venue has been set for the Munster Club Championship Final between Austin Stacks and The Nire from Waterford. The match will take place at Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork city on Sunday, November 30 at 2pm. Expect a big crowd to travel from The Rock for that one! […]

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Ballymac Woman Wins €54,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

Ballymac Woman Wins €54,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

November 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  A BALLYMACELLIGOTT native has won €54,000 in prizes at the National Lottery’s Winning Streak gameshow on Saturday. Mary Cremin, who now lives in Lisselton, won a Suzuki Grand Vitara and cash prizes on the RTE show. Mary and husband John are dairy farmers in the north Kerry town land. […]

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VIDEO: From The Clubhouse To The Final Whistle, We Follow The Rockie Fans

VIDEO: From The Clubhouse To The Final Whistle, We Follow The Rockie Fans

November 17, 2014 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE already shown you the Austin Stacks and Ballincollig fans creating fun on the streets of Tralee yesterday. But TraleeToday.ie was also at the clubhouse on Sunday morning with the fans and we followed them on their journey to the stadium, on the terraces, right through to the final whistle. […]

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Mairead Stack (3rd in 8-10 category) with Eleanor Foley and Grace Stack at the Tralee Credit Union Schools Awards at the Manor West Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Young People Receive Awards At Credit Union Prize-giving

November 17, 2014 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 100 people attended Tralee Credit Union’s Prize Giving Night dedicated to their Youth on Friday night in Manor West Hotel. Presentations were made to students from primary, secondary and third level for Tralee Credit Union’s Annual Art Competition, their Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards, their schools’ credit unions […]

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VIDEO: This Is What Being A Sports Fan Is All About

VIDEO: This Is What Being A Sports Fan Is All About

November 16, 2014 at 6:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE GAA seems to bring out the best in people and Sunday was no different in Tralee. The Austin Stacks fans paraded through town and came upon the Ballincollig supporters, who came out from Turner’s and The Sportsfield Bar to witness the colourful carnival. Both sets of fans greeted  and wished […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockies Look Forward To Munster Final Date With The Nire

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockies Look Forward To Munster Final Date With The Nire

November 16, 2014 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t the greatest of games, but it was certainly an epic! Austin Stacks booked their place in the Munster Club Championship final after a three point win, 0-15 to 1-9, over Ballincollig at a sunny Austin Stack Park on Sunday afternoon. They become the first Tralee team to contest […]

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At a table quiz in aid of the Bumbleance, being held in the Meadowlands Hotel were from left: Sandra Bunion, Gene Earley, Niamh O'Shea and Ruth Falvey. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Lions Club Raises Funds For Bumbleance At Table Quiz

November 16, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club continued their sterling work in the community with a charity quiz in the Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday. For a Thursday night in November, there was a very healthy crowd present to participate in the quiz, with funds going towards the Saoirse Foundation’s, Bumbleance campaign. The Bumbleance is an ambulance […]

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A group at the unveiling of the plaque commemorating where Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty spent a period of his childhood years. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Holocaust Survivor In Town For Dedication To Mons. O’Flaherty

November 16, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

A PLAQUE was unveiled to commemorate the birthplace of Msgr Hugh O’Flaherty on Saturday afternoon. Hugh O’Flaherty was Ireland’s answer to Oscar Schindler in the sense that he saved over 6,500 lives of Jews and anti-fascists during World War 2, by hiding them in monasteries and ushering them to safety. […]

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Fionnuala O'Donovan, Lorraine Hopkins, Sharon Scanlan and Cecelia Kelliher at the Rotary Club Gala Ball in Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday  night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rotary Club Holds Annual Gala Ball In Ballyseede Castle

November 15, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a glamorous affair in the Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday night as the Tralee Rotary Club held their annual Gala Ball. A different charity is picked to benefit every year and it was Enable Ireland’s Kerry Services who will receive funding from the €80 a head dinner last night. Continued […]

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At the ITT Tralee open day in the North Campus were, from left: Abbey Egan, Grace O'Carroll, Siona Begley, Kate Sheehy, Elle Supple. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Prospective Students Visit IT Tralee For Open Day

November 15, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee, held its annual open day for second level  and other prospective students at the North Campus on Friday morning. “We’ve had a fantastic day. We’ve had students from as far afield as Dundalk, Portlaoise and Cork here,” said Carol Fitzgerald of the IT Tralee. “They really seem to […]

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Kerry Citizens Information Service Gets The Gold Star

Kerry Citizens Information Service Gets The Gold Star

November 15, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Citizens Information Service (KCIS) recently received the EFQM Gold Star Service Excellence Quality Mark having reached the quality standards of customer service excellence required. The service underwent a rigorous in-depth assessment to measure their performance against the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) principles. On receipt of […]

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Fiona To Be Remembered At 5km Santa Fun Run

Fiona To Be Remembered At 5km Santa Fun Run

November 14, 2014 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE girl who died last year will be remembered again this December at the second annual Tralee 5Km Santa Fun Run. The run had a hugely successful debut in 2013 with over 800 participants on the day raising a total of €13,060.44, all of which went towards granting wishes for Kerry children with […]

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Jim Moriarty (Development officer), Jamie Mulligan (Treasurer), Terry Boyle (Club Secretary),  Bridget Boyle, Jim Savage (Treasurer), Christy Murphy (President) and James Costello (Chairman). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Bridget Wins Big In St Pat’s GAA Lotto

November 14, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  BRIDGET Boyle, of Derrymore scooped an incredible €13,000 in the St Pats lotto on Sunday night last. With her winnings from a jackpot which had not been won in over two years, Bridget, mother of club secretary Terry Boyle, is planning to do up her house. “We’re delighted that […]

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Chief Supt Says Any Escalation In Traveller Feud Will Be Met With Swift Action From Gardaí

Chief Supt Says Any Escalation In Traveller Feud Will Be Met With Swift Action From Gardaí

November 14, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE top Garda in Kerry has expressed his concerns that the current Traveller feud between two families in Tralee and Cork will escalate. Chief Superintendent Pat O’Sullivan said any further criminal behaviour will be met with an immediate response from the gardaí and he said doesn’t want to see a return to the […]

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Man Appears In Court Charged In Connection With Stabbings

Man Appears In Court Charged In Connection With Stabbings

November 13, 2014 at 6:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A 23 year old man has been remanded in custody after appearing in Cahersiveen District Court today charged in connection with a double stabbing in Tralee. Forty-seven year old Kamil Fital and his son, 17 year-old Hubert  received stab wounds at their home in Woodbrook Lawn, Tralee on Tuesday. Brian Keane, of No […]

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Gardai Say Nothing Sinister In Reported Approach To Children

Gardai Say Nothing Sinister In Reported Approach To Children

November 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI who were investigating a reported approach to children in Lisselton on Saturday, say they are satisfied that there was nothing sinister involved It was reported that on Saturday morning a male driver asked two boys if they wanted a lift home from a shop in the Lisselton area. Gardai […]

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PHOTOS: CBS Looks To Local Businesses To Help With All-Weather Pitch

PHOTOS: CBS Looks To Local Businesses To Help With All-Weather Pitch

November 13, 2014 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a double event held on Tuesday night to kickstart the CBS The Green plans to build an all-weather pitch on the school grounds. First of all, the All Ireland Champions, Kerry with the help of some past players played a team made up of past pupils from […]

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Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair This Friday

Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair This Friday

November 13, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

A CHRISTMAS craft fair will take place on Friday afternoon/evening  at the Recovery Haven at Haig’s Terrace, Killerisk. The crafts are made by users of the centre and include Christmas cards, home bake goods and homemade jewellery among other items. People can also order their Christmas trees and wreaths at […]

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You’ll Find ‘Hidden Kerry’ Author In Eason’s This Saturday

You’ll Find ‘Hidden Kerry’ Author In Eason’s This Saturday

November 13, 2014 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

JOURNALIST and author Breda Joy will sign copies of her book, ‘Hidden Kerry, The Keys to the Kingdom’ at Eason’s Tralee this Saturday, November 15 at 2.30pm. Hidden Kerry takes a leisurely stroll along some of the lesser-known paths of the Kingdom to reveal a world of amazing characters and colourful […]

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Launching the Lee Strand Garda Achievement Awards at Lee Strand Headquarters, Tralee l-r: Niamh Rahilly, Ailbhe Mangan and Eve Creedon.  
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Do You Know A Young Person Who Deserves To Be Recognised?

November 13, 2014 at 9:58 am 1 comment

IT’s time to get your nominations in for young people who went that little bit further for their community this year. The Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards take place early next year and they are looking for nominations. The awards are designed to acknowledge the volunteering endeavors of young people […]

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At the 'ITT Career's Fair' in the ITT North Campus were, from left Jane Fitzpatrick, Mia Donovan, Maura Buckley, Katriona Neville and Amanda Coughlan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Positive Signs Of Recovery At The ITT Careers Fair

November 13, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE ITT North Campus, hosted their Careers Fair for graduate students on Tuesday. The fair brought a number of national and international businesses and universities there to scout some of the top talent in the college. “There’s definitely a big upturn in terms of jobs available, which is very positive, […]

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A section of tarmacking work that is being done currently in Cockleshell. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Car-Park Near Cockleshell Gets A Makeover

November 13, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council have begun tarmacking the carpark near Cockleshell beach. The makeover for the car-park will be welcomed by townsfolk and tourists alike who  access the scenic area. The area is a great place for walkers to park their cars and take a walk either down by the canal or out Cockleshell way to take in […]

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‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

November 12, 2014 at 10:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks fans are getting ready. This poster (click on image to enlarge) which was sent to TraleeToday.ie,  issues a rallying cry to all Rockie fans for Sunday’s Munster semi-final clash with Ballincollig at Austin Stack Park. Kieran Donaghy is in full Lord Kitchener pose to ask for the black […]

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