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The big screen in the Square being tested last night.

Big Screen In The Square For All-Ireland Final Replay

September 6, 2019 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Council in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance are planning a family experience in The Square for the All-Ireland Final on Saturday week. Sinn Féin Cllr Pa Daly told TraleeToday.ie that the Council has met with Tralee Chamber Alliance who are organising entertainment and a family-friendly atmosphere is assured before, […]

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The properties at Strand Street up for auction.

Two Tralee Properties To Go To Commercial Auction

September 6, 2019 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee properties will go up for auction online later this month. The next Bidx1 commercial auction takes place on Tuesday, September 24 and sees properties in Strand Road and Castle Street for sale. A portfolio of properties at Beechgrove House, 18/19 Strand Street, Tralee has a guide price of […]

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Representatives from IT Tralee collect the REACT award from Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor.

IT Tralee Honoured For Efforts To Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm Among Students

September 6, 2019 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee were one of ten third level institutions who received an award at the REACT inaugural presentation ceremony. The REACT (Responding to Excessive Consumption of Alcohol in Third Level) awards were presented by the Minister of State for Education Ms Mary Mitchell O’Connor in Dublin City University last Wednesday. […]

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Participants at the Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk on Saturday from Blennerville Windmill. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

September 6, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

After last weekend’s excitement about the match, it’s a more tame weekend in prospect. Still though, there’s a few things to do in town and beyond… Friday 1. 50 years of Save The Green… Tralee Save the Green Committee will commemorate 50 years together today in Tralee Town Park. A […]

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Official Kerry GAA Post-Match Function To Be In Same Place

Official Kerry GAA Post-Match Function To Be In Same Place

September 6, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

WELL it wasn’t the party atmosphere everyone wanted after the All-Ireland in Dublin last weekend, but Kerry GAA fans are hoping it’s just a postponement of celebrations until the next time. With this in mind, Kerry GAA has announced details of the official post match function and once again it will […]

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Kieran Donaghy on The Late Late Show.

Kieran Donaghy Announced As Joint Manager Of IT Tralee Football Team

September 5, 2019 at 7:46 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee has tonight announces that Kieran Donaghy is coming on board as joint manager of the Senior Football team for the 2019/20 Academic year and another former Kerry star will be a selector. The former Kerry star will team up with Liam Brosnan, who has been at the helm […]

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Looking forward to the annual Tony O'Donoghue Walk were, in front; Millie O'Brien, Andrea O'Donoghue, Mark O'Brien, Ally Lynch and Kevin Boyle. Back from left; Stephen Griffin, Mono Ryle, Mary O'Donoghue, Tommy Brosnan, Bernadette Boyle and Donal Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Healthy Way To Spend Saturday Evening For A Great Cause

September 5, 2019 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S expected the weather will be fine for the annual Tony O’Donoghue walk which will take place this Saturday, September 7 at 5pm from the Blennerville Windmill Car Park. Thanks to the huge generosity of the local people and beyond they have raised over €45,000 in fundraising  in the event […]

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Cllr Norma Foley wants a pedestrian crossing in the Princes Street area.

Cllr Says More Needs To Be Done For People With Mobility Issues At Busy Roads

September 5, 2019 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE councillor said more needs to be done to help people with disabilities and mobility issues when it comes to facilitating them in being able to cross the roads safely in Tralee. Cllr Norma Foley had a motion before the Tralee Municipal District on Monday, that provision be made […]

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July Was A Busy Month For Residential Property Sales Around Tralee

July Was A Busy Month For Residential Property Sales Around Tralee

September 5, 2019 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that July was a very busy month for sales with 36 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €6,114,914. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in July was for several […]

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Dr Ciara Kelly launching the Irish Heart Foundation's 'Escape Your Chair' campaign.

Kerry People Encouraged To ‘Escape Your Chair’ For September

September 5, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Heart Foundation has called on the people of Kerry to escape their chair this September to improve your heart health. The Foundation’s month-long heart health campaign entitled, ‘Escape Your Chair’ was launched this week and aims to raise awareness of prolonged sitting as a risk factor for heart disease […]

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Community Groups Urged To Collaborate With Fidget Feet For Siamsa Show

Community Groups Urged To Collaborate With Fidget Feet For Siamsa Show

September 5, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY groups in Tralee and around the county are being asked to get involved in a spectacular project and show in Siamsa Tire next month. The Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre have been wowing audiences for 21 years, with their indoor and outdoor aerial circus acrobatics. Their latest show Bingo Wings […]

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Next Year’s Listowel Races Festival To Be Closer To End Of September

Next Year’s Listowel Races Festival To Be Closer To End Of September

September 4, 2019 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH excitement building up to the Listowel Harvest Festival race meeting starting this Sunday, the news has come through that the 2020 meeting will be two weeks later than this year. Horse Racing Ireland has released the fixture list for next year and Listowel also gets an extra days racing […]

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Collective Approach Needed To Tackle Waste Issue At Car Park Says Cllr Foley

Collective Approach Needed To Tackle Waste Issue At Car Park Says Cllr Foley

September 4, 2019 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE councillor has asked the Council and local businesses to work together to solve the problem of overflowing rubbish in the general Abbey Car Park area in town. Cllr Norma Foley had a motion before Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday, that the Tralee […]

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Vicky McCarthy

Vicky Achieves Honour In Her Local Toastmasters Club

September 4, 2019 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman has attained a special honour in her local Toastmasters Club. In the 26 years of Tralee Toastmasters Club existence, only two club members have ever achieved its highest award status until now. Rapturous applause greeted Vicky McCarthy, the third member of Tralee Toastmasters club to attain ‘Distinguished […]

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Radio Kerry Receives Six IMRO Nominations

Radio Kerry Receives Six IMRO Nominations

September 4, 2019 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has received six nominations for the 2019 National Radio Awards. The annual awards, sponsored by IMRO, recognise the best in Irish radio and include local, national and regional stations in the 32 counties.   The 2019 event will take place on Friday, October 4, at the Lyrath Estate Hotel […]

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Location Sought In Tralee Area For ‘Pump Track’

Location Sought In Tralee Area For ‘Pump Track’

September 4, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

NO location has yet been identified for a ‘Pump Track’ pedal bike facility in Tralee, but initial discussions have taken place with a promoter. A Pump Track is a continuous loop of dirt berms and “rollers” (smooth dirt mounds) that you ride without pedalling. The name “pump track” comes from the […]

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Kerry County Council launched new brochure which showcases and promotes the county’s parks, gardens and woodlands. The new guide  will enhance the attractiveness of the county for visitors with an interest in ecology, biodiversity, wildlife habitats and walking trails. The brochure was launched by the Minister of State, Brendan Griffin TD and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher, with Joan McCarthy, Tourism Development Officer Kerry County Council, 3rd left, Moira Murrell, Chief Executive Kerry County Council and Cllr Michael Gleeson, Cathaoirleach, Killarney Municipal District. The Launch took place  at Killarney House and Gardens, which is one of the many amenities which feature in the new brochure.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***/ISSUED 03/09/2019

New Guide To Kerry’s Parks, Gardens And Woodlands Launched

September 3, 2019 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has published a new brochure which showcases and promotes the county’s parks, gardens and woodlands. The new guide highlights what those amenities have to offer and will enhance the attractiveness of the county for visitors with an interest in ecology, biodiversity, wildlife habitats and walking trails. The […]

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The Morriston Orpheus Choir.

Welsh Choir To Perform Fundraising Concert At St Brendan’s Church

September 3, 2019 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A WELSH choir will be in Tralee next week to perform a fundraising concert in aid of 321 Down Syndrome Kerry Charity Shop. The all male Morriston Orpheus Choir will sing at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday, September 13 at 7.30pm in an event organised by Tralee Rotary […]

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The new walkway which has opened near the car park at the lock gates at Lohercannon.

Hopes That Walkway Will Be Extended From Cockleshell To The Spa

September 3, 2019 at 12:10 pm 1 comment

THE Council is to look into extending the walkway from Cockleshell beach to the Spa. A tarmacadamed walkway was recently constructed linking the car park at the Lock Gates to Cockleshell and it has been a huge success over the summer. At the Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County […]

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Second Ford Fair To Take Place In Banna This Weekend

Second Ford Fair To Take Place In Banna This Weekend

September 3, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IRELAND’S only car show dedicated to Fords will take place in Banna this weekend, September 7 and September 8. Based at the popular Banna Beach Resort in the north of county and sponsored by local Ford dealers Kerry Motor Works, the two-day event will cater for all types of Blue Oval […]

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The software developers at Kerry ETB taking part in Careers Week.

Software Developers Engaging With Potential Employers At Careers Week

September 3, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

GRADUATES from a software development course are currently engaging with potential employers at a Careers Week in Kerry College Monavalley Campus. With a worldwide shortage of STEM talent, companies in Kerry are constantly looking for initiatives to ensure a strong pipeline of software developers and engineers who can meet the […]

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Recovery Haven Announces Busy Autumn Schedule Of Classes And Courses

Recovery Haven Announces Busy Autumn Schedule Of Classes And Courses

September 3, 2019 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

WITH summer already behind us, cancer support charity Recovery Haven Kerry is busy preparing its Autumn schedule, with lots of free classes and courses on offer to help support those affected by cancer throughout the county: On Monday, September 16th the charity’s Le Chéile Bereavement Group reconvenes at Recovery Haven’s […]

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Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Invites All To Open Day Next Sunday

Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Invites All To Open Day Next Sunday

September 3, 2019 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT RNLI Lifeboat hosts open day next Sunday, September 8, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of return of lifeboat service to Fenit. The volunteer crew of Fenit RNLI is delighted to celebrate the re-in statement of the lifeboat service to Fenit exactly 25thyears ago this month. To mark this very special […]

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JC Higgins, Kevin O'Mahony, Paddy Moran, Tadhg Casey, Marie O'Mahony, Amy Fuller, Siobhan O'Driscoll and Damien Casey in The Gresham Hotel in Dublin before the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Of The Green And Gold Army In Dublin For The Match (Part 2)

September 2, 2019 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THE atmosphere was absolutely fantastic in the capital yesterday with hordes of Kerry fans enjoying the day. Every pub was overflowing with tickets swapped, hopes and fears for the afternoon aired and a few pints drank of course. Here’s our second batch of photos of fans on the day. Well […]

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Ger Collins, Declan O'Connell, Bernard Cassidy, Seamus Landers, Seamus O'Mahony, Jacqueline O'Callaghan and Frank Dillane outside The Palace Bar in Dublin before the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Fans Up For The Match On Sunday (Part 1)

September 2, 2019 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

DEEP breaths now. We’re still recovering from the excitement of yesterday’s game in Croke Park and we’re sure anyone who was there is feeling the same. What a fantastic occasion it was and hopefully the result on Saturday will favour the green and gold. They’ll need the same kind of […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglary At House In Firies

Gardaí Investigate Burglary At House In Firies

September 2, 2019 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses in relation to a burglary at a house in Hollycross, Firies, that occurred between 11am and 12 midday on Sunday. The occupant of the house disturbed the suspects during the burglary, who then left the scene in a grey/charcoal car. Speaking at Tralee Garda Station, […]

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Clara Culloty, Sophie Kerins and Shannon Enright at the Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing' in The Dome on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Style From Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 2)

September 1, 2019 at 7:22 am Comments are Disabled

EARLIER today we brought you the news that Nela Budayova and Sean McElligott  were crowned Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ 2019 champions (click here for previous story). The event was well-supported again in the Dome as over 1,000 people enjoyed a entertaining evening where the public vote went to Katelyn Griffin […]

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Park FC Under 12s.

PHOTOS: Park FC Hosts Big Soccer Tournament In Aid Of BUMBLEance

September 1, 2019 at 7:18 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTY Leahy Park was buzzing on Saturday as a massive soccer tournament took place to raise funds for BUMBLEance. St Brendan’s Park FC hosted the event for U11/12 teams from all over the county and in Cork, Clare and Limerick, at their pitches in Cahermoneen and despite a few showers […]

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Kerry Choral Union.

Kerry Choral Union Looks For New Members

September 1, 2019 at 7:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Choral Union is looking for new people to get involved. It’s a large mixed choir based in Tralee and if you are interested in joining and would like to check them out, they are back to rehearsals for the 2019/2020 season on Wednesday, September 4th at 7:30 p.m. […]

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The opening dance at the Austin Stacks 'Strictly Come Dancing' in The Dome on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Dancing The Night Away In The Dome At Austin Stacks ‘Strictly’ (Part 1)

September 1, 2019 at 7:15 am Comments are Disabled

YOU could be forgiven for thinking that the crowds wouldn’t turn up in in the Dome on the eve of an All-Ireland final. But they showed up in their hundreds yet again for a fantastic night of entertainment at the Austin Stacks GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event. It was another […]

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