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Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

Tralee Woman Wins Best Dressed Lady At Dublin Horse Show

August 7, 2014 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE milliner, Carol Kennelly, added another feather to her cap, so to speak, when the acclaimed designer won the Best Dressed Lady competition at the Dublin Horse Show this afternoon. Carol won the competition in a dress designed by another Kerry woman, Tina Griffin, from Killorglin and of course, her own headpiece. Carol, […]

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Fresh New Start For Tralee’s Lidl Store

Fresh New Start For Tralee’s Lidl Store

August 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’s new look Lidl store opened its doors this morning a week earlier than anticipated. “Basically we’ve done a total modernization of the store. The original store had been open in Tralee for 11 years so we pretty much cleared out the place and revamped it,” said Stuart Mangan, Lidl […]

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Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

August 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE races are coming back to Ballybeggan for the Rose Festival weekend, restoring the tradition of the sport in the town which has gone on for hundreds of years. It was coincidental then that TraleeToday.ie came across a piece of silverware currently on sale in a London antique store. Daniel Bexfield Antiques […]

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Benefit Night To Be Held For Darren And Family

Benefit Night To Be Held For Darren And Family

August 7, 2014 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

DARREN Mullery came to national attention last month when his ‘Rocky’ themed video on Youtube went viral. The video, which was made by his friends in the Tralee Musical Society, was inspired by Darren’s fight against pancreatic cancer. As it stands, the video has amassed 110,000 views on Youtube. This […]

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A closeup look at the three roses that are now situated on the Tralee bypass. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Sculpture Stems From The Tradition Of The Rose Festival

August 7, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

YOU may have noticed a new addition on the side of our roads in the last few days. A towering sculpture of three roses can be seen on the new bypass coming into town. The sculpture, by artist Rory Breslin, features three blood red roses rising from the earth and […]

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Derek Rusk Manager Manor Shopping Cnt Tralee , Corrie Rodgers Tralee and Teresa Foley Tralee Pictured at the Manor West Retail Park.jpg

Kerry Taste Buds Will Tingle In Manor West

August 5, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

DURING Rose festival week you’ll be able to sample some of the unique food of the county as the ‘Taste of Kerry’ comes back to Manor West Retail Park. The event will take place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. The event will run from noon to 6pm on both days. “There […]

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Breda Browne, Christy Browne, Della Finn and Michael Finn at the St John's Park reunion night at Stoker's Lodge on Saturday. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: St John’s Park Residents Reunite In Stoker’s

August 5, 2014 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

By Ryan Higgins IT was a great night for renewing old friendships and making new connections at Stoker’s Lodge on Saturday, as the St John’s Park residents held a reunion for past and present residents. “The night is a great get-together for neighbours who grew up together around St John’s Park,” said organiser Helen […]

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Klaudio Dema, Brian Hill, Cian Kennedy and Josh O'Reilly at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards Night in the Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: A Dynamite Night For The Dynamos

August 5, 2014 at 11:53 am 1 comment

  By Ryan Higgins There was great fashion on show at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards night in the Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday night. Players and supporters turned out to enjoy the occasion but to also raise funds for the club. The night which was in aid of the rebranding of […]

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John Hamill, DJ O’Neill, Tom Houlihan and Evelyn Houlihan, Ballyduff, in Croke Park for the game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: The Kingdom Invades Croker

August 4, 2014 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

    We were in Croke Park yesterday for the Kerry V Galway match and captured some of the fans up for the match. Scroll down for photos…    

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Micheal Rice, Aoife McCabe, Joanne Masterson and Padraig Mulrennan enjoying the atmosphere outside James Gill pub near Croke Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Fans Up For The Match In Dublin

August 4, 2014 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great day in Dublin on Sunday for Kerry fans, as they saw their team beat the men from Galway. There was a small enough crowd in Croke Park but a few thousand Kerry fans made the journey up to support the lads and there was a good smattering […]

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At the ‘The Trevor Barrett Memorial Hurling Tournament’ were, from left: Aisling O'Mahony, Conor Jordan, Shane O'Callaghan, Fergal McNamara, Paul Barrett. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Poignant Tribute To Trevor In Connolly Park

August 4, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Austin Stacks GAA dual player Trevor Barrett was remembered on Saturday with a memorial hurling tournament in his name. “Trevor was the heartbeat of the club, his death is still very raw. This tournament has been fitting tribute, but also quite poignant” said Mark Power, Austin Stacks Senior Hurling […]

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Sharon Hayes (right), who held a quiz night in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs For the Blind at the Kerins O'Rahilly's Club on Thursday night, with MC for the evening Mike O'Donnell, Aoife Lynch and Grace O'Donnell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photo: Sharon’s Quiz Raises Funds For Irish Guide Dogs

August 3, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout at the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club on Thursday for a quiz night to help send a local woman on a fund-raising trek in Spain. Tralee native Sharon Hayes organised the event in an effort to raise funds for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind charity in support […]

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Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

August 1, 2014 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WHILE there will be hordes of Kerry fans in Croke Park on Sunday, there will also be many thousands watching on TVs all over the world. One man who will have a special interest in the game is former Kerry star Tommy Walsh, who […]

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Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

August 1, 2014 at 9:50 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more WHAT a day it was for Tralee  when it showed the Entente Florale judges all it had to offer. And the adjudicators in the Europe-wide Tidy Towns competition were very impressed by all accounts! “It was a great success. It’s very hard to judge […]

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VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

July 31, 2014 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF the rugby doesn’t work out for Munster’s Ronan O’Mahony and Felix Jones they can always look at a career in soccer judging by the skills they showed at Lifestyle Sports in Tralee on Thursday afternoon. The rugby lads made a stop-off at the Manor West store as part of ‘The Munster […]

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Tony Heffernan Father of Saoirse and Liam Heffernan at the Enterprise Ireland & New Frontiers Event on in Fels Point. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Planning Decision On Liam’s Lodge Due In August Says Tony At Networking Event

July 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above for information on open evening on July 31   PLANS for Liam’s Lodge have been submitted to Kerry County Council and a planning decision is expected by the end of August according to Tony Heffernan. Mr Heffernan was speaking to TraleeToday.ie at an event for entrepreneurs which was held in […]

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Mark O'Sullivan, Connie O'Connor and John Browne at the Ballybeggan Course getting it ready for Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event which takes place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballybeggan Course On Track For August Race Meeting

July 31, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  WORK is in full swing up in Ballybeggan at the moment as the course is taking shape for the Kerry International Horse and Pony meeting in just over two weeks. The two day event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17 and while they’re cutting hay and silage […]

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Kerry County Council Motor Tax Office, Princes Quay.

Photos: So Tralee, How You Looking For The Entente Florale Judges?

July 30, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

JUST one day to go until the group of judges give us the once over for our bid to become champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. The international Tidy Towns Competition aims to promote a greener and more pleasant environment in European towns and villages. With this in mind, TraleeToday.ie took a […]

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Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more FANS of Munster rugby are in for a treat as top players like Keith Earls and BJ Botha are coming to town. The Red heroes will visit Lifestyle Sports in Manor West this Thursday between 12 noon and 12.45pm. Six of Munster Rugby’s finest: […]

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Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

July 29, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual celebration of Roger Casement will take place in Tralee at the end of August. The Tionól Ruairí Mhic Easmainn will take place this year on 29th/30th August at Meadowlands Hotel where three Kerrymen with interest in and expertise on Roger Casement and his times will address The Gathering on […]

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Sharon’s Quiz Night For Guide Dogs Charity

Sharon’s Quiz Night For Guide Dogs Charity

July 29, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

  By Mairead Moriarty KERINS O’Rahilly’s Club in Strand Road will play host to a special fundraising evening this Thursday night with a table quiz in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Tralee native Sharon Hayes is organising the event in an effort to raise funds for […]

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The new look Paul O'Sullivan gets the approval from daughter Erin after the headshave in aid of the A-T Society in Woodies on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO: A Case Of ‘Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow’ For Paul

July 28, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “I’LL miss the beard, not the hair,” said Paul O’Sullivan before going under the clippers on Saturday as he had his locks and facial hair shorn for charity. Paul, from Gort na Greine, Gallowsfield, was doing the event to raise funds for the A-T […]

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Some of the residents who attended the Ballyrickard Court Family Fun Day on Sunday.

Photos: Infinite Entertainment At Ballyrickard Court Family Fun Day

July 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE residents of Ballyrickard Court got together on Sunday for a great afternoon of family fun. It was all thanks to the Infinity Youth Group who are made up of young people from the Spa Road/Ballyrickard area. “We decided to hold the fun day to get […]

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Anne O'Donoghue, Jean Hollywood, Dolores O'Callaghan at the Tralee Tennis Club's annual barbecue on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Service At Tennis Club Barbecue Is Just Ace

July 28, 2014 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of July 31 open evening in Ballyroe Heights Hotel GLORIOUS weather and delicious food made the annual Tralee Tennis Club barbecue another great success on Saturday. Over 60 members turned up for an afternoon of competitive action followed by a great spread put on by members […]

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Photos: Blitz At John Mitchels In Honour Of Sandra Keane

Photos: Blitz At John Mitchels In Honour Of Sandra Keane

July 28, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad to enter a great competition ELEVEN U13 teams from Kerry and further afield took part in a blitz on Saturday in John Mitchels in memory of former Kerins O’Rahillys footballer Sandra Keane. “It was a fantastic day and the good weather really helped,” said organiser Maurice McNamara. There […]

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Taking part in the Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk from Tralee to Castlegregory in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group were Sarah Flynn and Maura Hennessy from Castlegregory. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Taking A Walk To Castlegregory In Jamie’s Memory

July 27, 2014 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more OVER 80 people set off from the Aqua Dome on Saturday morning for the annual Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk to Castlegregory. The event was founded in the early 2000s by Castlegregory native, Jamie Wrenn, who died five years ago.  He wanted to give something back […]

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VIDEO: Hundreds Protest in Tralee Against Assault On Gaza

VIDEO: Hundreds Protest in Tralee Against Assault On Gaza

July 26, 2014 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge turnout for a protest against the bombing of Gaza in the Square at 1pm today (Saturday). The Sinn Fein-organised demonstration saw about 300 people gather with Palestinian flags and placards protesting against the IDF bombing of civilians in Gaza which has claimed over 900 lives in the past […]

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Midnite Cafe in full flight on the stage at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Video/Photos: Midnite Cafe Rock The Brogue With Opening Gig

July 26, 2014 at 10:31 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more WHILE The new Brogue Inn may have opened its doors on Thursday morning, it was on Friday night that the real celebrations began with a performance by old favourites, Midnite Cafe. The bar was packed to capacity on the night for a performance by […]

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"Talk to Us" Samaritans campaign was launched in the streets of Tralee on Thursday by Pat O'Connor, Director of the Kerry Branch of the Samaritans, and  Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, supported by Samartitans staff and Councillors, left Regional Publicity Officer Samaritans Majella Canty, Cllr. Norma Foley, Deputy Director Samaritand Kerry Br Joan Curtin, Director Samaritans Kerry Branch Pat O'Connor, Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, John O'Keeffe, Cllr. Teresa Ferris, Josephine Gorman, and Chairperson Samaritans Kerry branch Pauline Corridon. Photo by John Cleary.

Micheál Lends A Hand To Promote Samaritans’ Campaign

July 26, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition GAA commentating legend Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh was in town on Thursday to help the Samaritans with their latest campaign. A group of representatives from the local branch joined Micheál for a photoshoot in Denny Street to bring the ‘Talk To Us’ campaign […]

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Members of Tralee Tidy Towns in the town centre for a clean up in anticipation of the arrival of the Entente Florale judges next week . Photo by Gavin O'Connor

‘We Don’t Want To See Your Butts’ Tidy Towns Say To Smokers

July 25, 2014 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WITH the arrival of the Entente Florale judges just one week away, Tralee Tidy Towns are appealing to the public to go that little bit further to have our town looking well. They’re also appealing to smokers to dispose of their cigarette butts properly […]

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