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Local Man Named Rose Of Tralee Escort Of The Year

Local Man Named Rose Of Tralee Escort Of The Year

August 17, 2015 at 11:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE architect Shane Kenny (23) is the 2015 Newbridge Silverware Rose of Tralee Escort of the Year. Shane’s fellow Rose Escorts and this year’s 32 International Roses voted for the winner before Dáithí Ó Sé announced the result in the Festival Dome in front of live on RTÉ One. In […]

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VIDEO: Watch Rose Of Tralee Maria Walsh Skydive Into Tralee In Excellent Clip

VIDEO: Watch Rose Of Tralee Maria Walsh Skydive Into Tralee In Excellent Clip

August 17, 2015 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

MARIA Walsh has certainly had a busy week as she finishes up her reign as the current Rose of Tralee in style. Only last Friday August 14, she completed her 242km ‘Trek2Tralee’ charity challenge which raised funds for three different charities in the Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation, Development Perspectives and […]

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Gardaí Report A Relatively Quiet Festival On The Crime Front

Gardaí Report A Relatively Quiet Festival On The Crime Front

August 17, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI say 32 people were arrested for Public Order Offences over the weekend in Tralee, but crowds have generally been well behaved. There were 15 arrests made on Friday night, five on Saturday and 12 on Sunday night. Most of the incidents were due to people drinking too much alcohol. Meanwhile, a […]

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PHOTOS: Denny Street Line Up Is Great Night Out For Hundreds Of Fans

PHOTOS: Denny Street Line Up Is Great Night Out For Hundreds Of Fans

August 17, 2015 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

STUNNING Sunday on Denny Street last certainly lived up to its billing as hundreds of fans were kept highly entertained well into the night by a multitude of hugely talented acts. With seven bands taking to the stage last night in a line up that included ‘Ovie’, ‘5 Dollar Shakes’ […]

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Accordion Worth €5,000 Stolen From Tralee Pub

Accordion Worth €5,000 Stolen From Tralee Pub

August 16, 2015 at 10:48 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ have appealed have information relating to the theft of an accordion from a public house in Tralee on Saturday. At about 1.20pm, an accordion worth around €5,000 was taken from An Cearnóg pub in The Square, by a male wearing a tracksuit in his early 20’s thin with ginger hair, […]

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Amanda Moloney, Mary Moloney and Siobhan Moloney enjoying themselves at Nathan Carter on Friday night. Photo by Fergus Dennehy

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Nathan Carter Puts On A Hell Of A Show To Delight Fans

August 16, 2015 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of fans were out in force on Friday night to watch one of the best known singers in the country rock his third straight appearance at the Rose of Tralee Festival. Nathan Carter blew Denny Street away last night with his typical energetic performance for almost three hours as he […]

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Rebecca, Adam and Grace Roche with Josephine McSweeney enjoying themselves at the Family Town day in the park on Friday. Photo by Fergus Dennehy.

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy A Great Day Out In The Park At ‘Family Town’

August 15, 2015 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were smiles and laughs all round on Friday as crowds of families enjoyed the first day of the festival. It was a great day out in the sun at Family Town which is set up in the town park and will run over the next four days. With giant […]

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Motorcyclist Dies In Kerry Road Accident

Motorcyclist Dies In Kerry Road Accident

August 15, 2015 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  Gardaí in Kenmare are investigating following a fatal traffic collision today. Shortly before midday, a male aged in his 50s was seriously injured when his motorcycle collided with a car. The collision occurred on the N70, between Kenmare and Sneem, at Lackeen, Blackwater. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the […]

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At the civic reception for the Rose's, were, from left:  Sarah Hogan (Boston and New England Rose), Deirdre Ward (Abu Dhabi Rose), Jennifer and Katie Casey, Bríd Madigan (Soctland Rose). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Delighted Kids Get To Mingle With The Roses In The Wetlands

August 15, 2015 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME lucky children seized a great opportunity to meet this year’s Roses in the Wetland’s when the selection were given a civic reception on Friday afternoon. The Roses, were only too happy to stop, chat and taking photos with kids at the Wetlands even though they were taking a break […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: The Rose Ball Was, Once Again, The Glamour Event Of The Year

VIDEO/PHOTOS: The Rose Ball Was, Once Again, The Glamour Event Of The Year

August 15, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s Coverage Of The Rose Ball Is Brought To You By CH Chemists… OH the glamour of it all! Yes, the Rose Ball was once again the social event of the year in Kerry with over 1,000 people enjoying a fantastic night of food, fun and eye-popping style. After a […]

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PHOTOS: Emotional Morning As Dott Is Remembered In New Rose Walkway

PHOTOS: Emotional Morning As Dott Is Remembered In New Rose Walkway

August 14, 2015 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a poignant moment for the Henggelers and indeed the extended Rose of Tralee family when the new Rose Walkway was officially opened on Friday morning in the Town Park. The Rose contestants, local politicians, Kerry County Council officials and a good crowd present, watched as Dick and Eibhlín Henggeler and […]

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The Five Stages Of Emotion You’ll Experience When Taking On The Scariest Bazaar Rides

The Five Stages Of Emotion You’ll Experience When Taking On The Scariest Bazaar Rides

August 14, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

You’re looking forward to taking on the scariest rides at Birds Amusements. Well sort of…a bit anyway…eh, no actually you aren’t. Here’s the range of emotions you go through… 1. Arrogant bravado From the safety of your house, you’ll bravely tell your friends about how you’re going to go on absolutely […]

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Want To Earn €4,000 For A Day’s Work In A TV Ad? Read On…

Want To Earn €4,000 For A Day’s Work In A TV Ad? Read On…

August 14, 2015 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

A COMPANY is looking for Kerry people to appear in a TV commercial, earning up to €4,000 for a day’s work…no acting experience necessary. Ali Coffey Casting will be in Scott’s Hotel in Killarney this Sunday casting for the TV ad which will be partly shot in the county later […]

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Over €1,800 Raised For Charity By Tesco Kerry Staff

Over €1,800 Raised For Charity By Tesco Kerry Staff

August 14, 2015 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Tralee and Killarney collected over €1,800 for charity in just six hours last Saturday during the ‘Lemonade & Lollipops’ event. It was a sweet success for the Tesco colleagues as they raised the cash for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. Customers were invited to enjoy a cup of lemonade […]

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Kerry To Benefit From Multi-Million Euro Boost For Regional Airports

August 14, 2015 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY AIRPORT  will be one of the beneficiaries of  a €42.5m boost from the European Commission for regional airports across Ireland. The European Commission has formally approved Ireland’s 2015-2019 Regional Airports Programme, which will support Kerry Airport and other regional airports into the future. “Kerry Airport is of major importance to support local […]

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Former Kerry Star Catches Burglars In The Act

Former Kerry Star Catches Burglars In The Act

August 13, 2015 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  FORMER All-Star, Tom O’Sullivan, proved he is equally adept at catching burglars on Kerry streets as he is at stopping corner forwards running riot round Croke Park. The Garda, based in Listowel, is being hailed a hero after he chased three burglars trying to gain entry to a house […]

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Five Tips To Help You Survive The Festival

Five Tips To Help You Survive The Festival

August 13, 2015 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

The Festival is almost here and many of you plan to make the most of the craic. If you’re going to throw caution to the wind and are determined to soak up every last bit of entertainment that you can find we’ve a few tips and tricks to help you get the best out […]

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Prescription Drugs Seized By Gardaí In Town

Prescription Drugs Seized By Gardaí In Town

August 13, 2015 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER €1,500 worth of Xanax was seized by undercover Gardaí in town last weekend. On Sunday evening last, Gardaí, stopped and searched a car in Stacks Villas and found approximately, 500 Xanax tablets, in the vehicle. A local man and woman were detained over the incident. The woman was released without […]

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PHOTOS: Crowd Gathers At The Right2Water Bill Burning Demonstration

PHOTOS: Crowd Gathers At The Right2Water Bill Burning Demonstration

August 13, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  ANTI-WATER Charge campaigners and protesters again showed their defiance of Irish Water and the Government in the Square yesterday evening as they publicly burnt their bills. THE Kerry Branch of the Right2Water movement were the group behind the event as they encouraged everyone present to avoid payment of their water bills. […]

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PHOTOS: Ataxia Fundraising Coffee Morning Goes Down A Treat

PHOTOS: Ataxia Fundraising Coffee Morning Goes Down A Treat

August 13, 2015 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout yesterday morning as House cafe hosted another great fundraising coffee morning, this time for the very rare condition that is Ataxia. The morning was the brainchild of Tralee woman Paula Walsh, who having experienced the pain and suffering of Ataxia first hand in her family, decided that […]

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Conor Foley and Teresa Ferris along with the other competitors of the Blue Collar Boxing Night for Recovery Haven. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Charity Event Set To Pull No Punches In Aid Of The Kerry Cancer Support Group

August 13, 2015 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Festival Dome will be warming for the Rose Ball as hosts ‘The White Collar Boxing’ event in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group tonight (Thursday) at 7.45pm. There is still a chance for you to get tickets for this exciting event with prices set at around the €20 mark and available […]

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Ballyseedy Lady Looks Forward To Making A Splash As Perth Rose

August 13, 2015 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Perth Rose will feel pretty much at home this Friday when she comes to Tralee this Friday because, well, it is home! Denise Lynch is a native of Ballyseedy and emigrated to Western Australia four years ago with her partner, Diarmaid Casey from Ballymac. The 27 year old and currently completing […]

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Sean Dowling, Tréise Moran, Andrew McEllistrim, Aoife Garvey and Gavin Connolly with their Leaving Cert results at Mercy Mounthawk on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Smiles All Around As Students Collect Their Leaving Cert Results

August 12, 2015 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s Dermot Crean and Fergus Dennehy visited schools around Tralee in the wake students receiving their Leaving Cert results… IT was D-Day today for hundreds of students all around Tralee this morning as they arrived at their schools to collect the Leaving Certificate results. Many were full of excitement, trepidation and […]

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At the Credit Union Coffee & Crepes Van day, were from left, in pram: Armani Karem. Back: Charlotte and Jaydon Karem, Elijah Lonergan and Vivian Lonergan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Credit Union Hits The Sweet Spot With The Public

August 12, 2015 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Credit Union have picked 26 locations across Ireland to avail of free crepes and coffee for the public and Tralee was one of them. “It’s great way to promote what we do in Tralee Credit Union,” said Suzanne Ennis of Tralee Credit Union. The van created a buzz around […]

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Festival Countdown: Dáithí And The Roses Meet Up At RTE For An Ice-Cream

Festival Countdown: Dáithí And The Roses Meet Up At RTE For An Ice-Cream

August 11, 2015 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

LOOKS like it’s a fine day in Dublin too today as the Roses enjoyed an ice-cream with the man who’ll be asking the questions next week. Kerry man Dáithí Ó Sé met the 32 Roses for the annual photo-shoot at the RTE studios in Montrose and it looks like they […]

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Climb Mt Brandon Next Month For #LiveLife Foundation

Climb Mt Brandon Next Month For #LiveLife Foundation

August 11, 2015 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Donal Walsh ‘LiveLife’ foundation is currently in the midst of organising the third annual ‘Climb Donal’s Mountain’ with all proceeds and funds raised going to the to ‘LiveLife’ Foundation. The climb is organised for September 27 in which over 600 people will come together to hike Mt Brandon in memory […]

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Kerry Payments To Poor Box Accounts For 40% Of Money Collected Nationally

Kerry Payments To Poor Box Accounts For 40% Of Money Collected Nationally

August 11, 2015 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT has emerged that Kerry defendants contributions to the court poor box accounts for around 40% of the amount collected nationally last year. A total of €883,527 of the €2 million paid out nationally came from court sittings in the county and mainly under the direction of Judge James O’Connor. The […]

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Get Ready To Zumba In The Dome In Aid Of Inspired Group

Get Ready To Zumba In The Dome In Aid Of Inspired Group

August 11, 2015 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

A ZUMBATHON is all set to be held this coming Saturday during the Rose of Tralee with all funds raised from the event going straight towards helping out the local ‘Inspired’ group who do great work within the community. The event will be held in the Dome on August 15 from 3-5pm […]

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Gardaí Investigate After Teens Falsely Claim To Collect Cash For KDYS

Gardaí Investigate After Teens Falsely Claim To Collect Cash For KDYS

August 10, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Tralee are investigating after two teenage girls went door to door claiming to collect money for the Kerry Diocesan Youth Service. The girls, carrying clipboards, went to homes in the Ballyrickard, Kerries and Spa Road areas on Friday and Saturday night and persuaded people to give them money. […]

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Rachel And Cathal Take A 110k Trek To Lapland For Charity

Rachel And Cathal Take A 110k Trek To Lapland For Charity

August 9, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

TWO intrepid Tralee people are taking on a 110km trek this week to raise funds for the Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust. Rachel Boyle from Alderwood Road and Cathal Geary from Caherslee set off this Sunday morning on the gruelling journey which will take them four to five days. “The 110 km long hike […]

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