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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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Tralee Clubs To Receive Hundreds Of Thousands In Funding

Tralee Clubs To Receive Hundreds Of Thousands In Funding

July 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE clubs are to receive hundreds of thousands in funding from the government’s Sport Capital Programme. In all, €40.5m will be granted to new and improved sports facilities and equipment nationwide, an increase of 33% since the last round of funding and €927,255 will got to Kerry clubs. The Tralee-based clubs […]

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Five Reasons We Hate Going To Cork For ‘The Big One’

Five Reasons We Hate Going To Cork For ‘The Big One’

July 3, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

SO Kerry are to play their last game at the old Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday. Ah, the battles over the years, the stamina needed, the ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and the elation of success…and that’s just the emotions felt by Kerry supporters when they finally get to the ground! Yes, it’s […]

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Laura’s Doing Her Bit For A Vital Community Service

Laura’s Doing Her Bit For A Vital Community Service

July 3, 2014 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more A TRALEE woman has taken it upon herself to organise a fundraising event for the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. “It’s a vital service for the community and they are lacking funds this year so I decided I would give them a helping hand,” […]

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The crew from French TV show 'Faut Pas Rever' Christian Auxemery, Bertrand Edel and Michel Magnien with Declan Dowling of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Million French People Go To The Dogs In Tralee

July 3, 2014 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of special event TRALEE is to get a big tourism boost when a French national television station screens a programme, partly filmed in the town, to an audience of four million viewers. The crew from ‘Faut Pas Rêver’ are in Ireland to film their 11o […]

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Sharon Sheehan and Ann Laide of Caball's Toymaster on Bridge Street with the 'Toby' teddies on sale for €3. All proceeds go to the Jack & Jill Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Toby’ And Caball’s Help Out Jack & Jill Foundation

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad to enter a great competition CABALL’S Toymaster in Tralee are helping out the Jack & Jill Foundation…with a little assistance from ‘Toby’. Toymaster ‘Toby’ puppies are on sale in the Bridge Street shop and it’s all to raise funds for the campaign to provide home nursing hours […]

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Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TRALEE and Killarney have been included in a venture to bring a 100 per cent fibre to the building broadband network offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps. The ESB and Vodafone have signed the innovative joint venture agreement to invest €450 million in building […]

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Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

July 2, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE stage is set for a fantastic line-up of dog racing for a great cause when the Friends of Kerry General Hospital hold their annual Gala Benefit Night on Friday. The event in Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, supported by Kerry Group, has raised in excess of €1.2 million since its inauguration in 1991 and these funds […]

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Members of Spa Road Youth Development from left, Leann Moriarty: Giorgina O'Really, Niamh Brosnan, Michaela Brosnan, Shannon McInerney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

€4,000 Shared Between Youth Groups At Credit Union Awards

July 2, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter great competition THIRTEEN Youth Groups from Tralee, Castleisland and surrounding areas received €4,000 in funds at this year’s Credit Union Youth Union Community Awards Night on Monday. This was a joint initiative between Tralee Credit Union and Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (K.D.Y.S.) a charity supporting young people […]

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Churchill Teenager’s Sailing Win Is A First For Club

Churchill Teenager’s Sailing Win Is A First For Club

July 2, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A CHURCHILL teenager has become the first member of Tralee Sailing Club to win a Laser Regional Championship in the sport. Tadhg Ó Loingsigh from Churchill had a very impressive win in the Connaught Laser Radial Championship in Lough Derg last weekend. Tadhg lead from the […]

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Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

July 1, 2014 at 2:27 pm 3 comments

IT’S been an amazing weekend for the John Mitchels GAA Club with their Under 14 side bringing home their first ever All-Ireland title from the Féile competition in Galway. The Under 14 side won five games on the way to the final where they were victorious against Kilkenny side, Dicksboro (for a comprehensive […]

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‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

July 1, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click above to enter a great competition IS Santa right in the head? It’s a bit unseasonal for him to be making an appearance in July, but there he is in the window of the Credit Union in Ashe Street. There is method to this madness though, as it’s all […]

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Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

July 1, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more THE clock is ticking towards the time when a group of judges will arrive in Tralee to consider if the town should be the champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. There’s only one month to go to the big day – […]

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VIDEO: Darren’s Fighting Cancer In A Knockout Clip

VIDEO: Darren’s Fighting Cancer In A Knockout Clip

June 30, 2014 at 1:47 pm 2 comments

Click on above ad to enter a great competition ON Sunday we brought you the story of Tralee Musical Society’s video tribute to Darren Mullery’s fight against cancer (click here). The video was premiered at the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse on Sunday in front of Darren’s family and friends but now it has been […]

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Pull! Participants in the men's tug-o-war at the Ted O'Keeffe Family Fun Day at Ballymacelligott GAA Grounds on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Families Enjoy Day Out In Ballymac GAA Grounds

June 30, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more on special event HUNDREDS turned up at Ballymacelligott GAA grounds on Sunday for the Ted O’Keeffe Family Fun Day. “Ted O’Keeffe was a  former chairman and longtime worker for the club. He was a great supporter and inspiration to the club and parish,” said Club […]

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Some members of the Tralee Arsenal Supporters Club with a replica of the FA Cup in the Greyhound Bar last Friday night.

Locals Get Their Hands On The FA Cup…Or Did They?

June 30, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A TROPHY more used to Wembley Way came closer to the Dingle Way over the weekend…or so it would seem. Arsenal fans congregated at The Greyhound Bar when the FA Cup came to the famous watering hole…except it wasn’t really the cup! The Arsenal Tralee Supporters Club […]

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Nessan Crean, Director of Oakview Village Childcare, Kerry Rose Mary Hickey and Clodagh Moynihan, Manager of Oakview Village Childcare at the centre's family day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Rose Raises Green Flag At Oakview Village Childcare

June 30, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge THE Kerry Rose hoisted the Green Flag at the  held the first ever Family Fun/Open Day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday. A great day was had by all who attended and enjoyed the many activities and barbecue. They were delighted to have the Kerry Rose, Mary […]

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At back; Lisa Nolan, Cara Wallace, David Broderick and Helena McMahon with, in front Leon and Liath Nolan and Eve and Katelyn Broderick at the Bluebell Markets at Collis Sandes House on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: In The Market For Fun At Collis Sandes

June 30, 2014 at 10:42 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more COLLIS Sandes House was awash with food, art, music and fashion on Saturday for the first Bluebell Markets event. There were 25 stands set up with everything from paintings, jewellery, cakes, clothing and much more on display. There was an entry fee of just […]

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Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

June 29, 2014 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition TRALEE Musical Society outdid themselves on Sunday afternoon when they screened a special music video tribute to a member who is suffering from cancer. It was an emotional but uplifting occasion in Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse when Darren Mullery watched himself star in the video, ‘Fighting […]

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VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge AN IT Tralee lecturer, who recorded a musician in Cuba over three years ago, has finally launched a CD of the sessions. Friends and music lovers gathered in Roundy’s Bar on Friday night for the launch of Erdwin Garcia’s debut album, ‘Removiendo’ which has been […]

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Tom Naughton To Be Remembered At Benefit Race Night

Tom Naughton To Be Remembered At Benefit Race Night

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for details of special event FRIENDS and colleagues of the late Tom “Fridge” Naughton, who worked at the Bon Secours, will be “under starters orders”when they stage a benefit race night in his memory at the Fels Point Hotel  on July 4. Tom Naughton died suddenly in […]

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John Sheehan doesn't flinch a bit while he has his leg waxed. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Andrea’s Tickled Pink As €5,000 Raised In Fundraiser

June 28, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enter great competition IT was an fantastic, pink-filled night of fun, laughter and no small amount of pain last night in McElligott’s Bar, Ardfert night for a special fundraiser which raised €5,000 over the past week. The Ardfert community came together to support mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), […]

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Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

June 28, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

FR. Seán Hanafin has been re-appointed to his present posting as Parish Priest in St John’s Tralee for a further six-year term. The announcement came following a re-shuffle of diocesan appointments by Bishop Ray Browne just before the weekend. Commenting on the appointments, Bishop Browne said parish life is healthy throughout […]

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Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

June 27, 2014 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A NURSE was attacked by a patient in the psychiatric unit of KGH on Thursday, making it the seventh attack since June 7, according to a report in The Journal.ie The attack took place Thursday morning where a female patient struck a female nurse in the face and head. Cormac Williams, branch leader of the Psychiatric […]

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Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

June 27, 2014 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition! THE holidays are here! Yes, school’s out for summer with all primaries finishing up by today, so what in the name of God are you going to do with the kids for the next two months? With most youngsters possessing the […]

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At the Tralee Tidy Town's clean up on Castle Street were, from left: Joe Mannix, Ggreta O'Rourke, Gillian Wharton Slattery, Geaoroid Ryle, Stephen O'Brian, Ackie O'Rourke, Joan O'Regan.

Kings Of The Castle: Businesses’ Tidy Effort Continues

June 27, 2014 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

UPPER Castle Street was the next stop for the Tralee Tidy Towns team in their efforts to clean up our streets. With the help of some local businesses on the street, they did a clean up of the area yesterday morning. “Being on the high street in the centre of […]

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At the history of Ballymullen book launch at the library were the author Robert Tangney and his wife Evelyn Tangney.

Big Turnout For ‘History Of Ballymullen Barracks’ Book Launch

June 26, 2014 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A LARGE crowd came to the launch of the book, ‘The History of Ballymullen Barracks’, in Tralee library on Tuesday night. The author is Kerry County Council employee, Robert Tangney, who decided to write it in his late father Denis’s honour. Denis, who hailed from the area, had said he […]

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Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

June 26, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was the year the Spice Girls ruled the planet, Leo and Kate became megastars because of some boat movie and Princess Diana’s death shocked the world. But for the Class of 97, school was out for good as they graduated from Balloonagh Secondary. […]

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