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Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

May 16, 2018 at 10:09 am 0 comments

THIS looks like a healthy and relaxing way to spend some of your Sunday. Tralee’s first Yoga and Live Viola Brunch takes place this Sunday, May 20 at The Ashe Hotel from 11am. This consists of a peaceful one and a half hour Yin Yoga practice led by Maeve Ferris […]

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Alan Pan.

CH To Welcome Top International Make-Up Artist Next Week

May 16, 2018 at 10:09 am 0 comments

ALL at CH Tralee are excited at the prospect of welcoming a famed make-up artist back to the store next week. Alan Pan is one of Estee Lauder’s leading global makeup artists and has worked with celebrities such as Kendall Jenner. Based in the UK, Alan works across North America, […]

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Kerry ETB Holds Final Parents Forum Of School Year

Kerry ETB Holds Final Parents Forum Of School Year

May 16, 2018 at 10:08 am 0 comments

KERRY Education and Training Board held its fourth and final Parents Forum for the 2017/2018 school year on May 10. Parents attending this forum are representing members from their respective Parent’s Councils. The forum was first established in 2006 to promote effective liaison and consultation between schools and parents and […]

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Section Of Farranfore To Castleisland Road To Close From May 24

May 15, 2018 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

A SECTION of the N23 road between Farranfore and Castleisland will be closed to traffic from Thursday next, May 24 to facilitate the demolition and rebuilding of Dysert Bridge on the N23 national primary route. The road closure is being put in place for safety reasons and to allow for […]

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Cumann Iosaef.

Cumann Iosaef Needs Funding To Cover Extra Costs For Meals On Wheels Service

May 15, 2018 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

MANAGEMENT at Cumann Iosaef Community Centre have asked councillors of Tralee Municipal District to help them in their appeal to the Government for extra funding, after the increase in the minimum wage came in earlier this year. Their meals on wheels service operates seven days a week, all year round, […]

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Gardaí Warning Tralee Businesses About Change Scam

Gardaí Warning Tralee Businesses About Change Scam

May 15, 2018 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are warning businesses to be aware of a scam where people coming in looking for change. An incident happened in Tralee last week where a male entered a shop. He wanted to change a large amount of notes into different denominations. After the transaction was completed, he changed his […]

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Call For Designated Amenities For Children With Autism And Disabilities

Call For Designated Amenities For Children With Autism And Disabilities

May 15, 2018 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has been called upon to ensure inclusion for all by providing funding and lands where feasible for the development/ extension of playgrounds for children with disabilities and designated walks and amenities in a safe and quiet environment for children with Autism. Councillor Michael Cahill, who made the […]

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Pupils from St Brendan's NS Blennerville looking forward to the fashion show with teacher Sorcha Ryan. Colette Price and Gráinne Smith of the Parents Council and teacher Olivia Ní She. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pupils To Take To The Runway At Blennerville School Fashion Show

May 15, 2018 at 11:51 am 0 comments

ST Brendan’s National School, Blennerville are taking to the catwalk shortly for the first time, as they are busily preparing for their Fashion Show fundraiser. The event will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday, May 31 and promises to be a fantastic night of entertainment, fashion and fun […]

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There Were Kerry Winners At The ‘Food Oscars’ In Dublin Last Night

There Were Kerry Winners At The ‘Food Oscars’ In Dublin Last Night

May 15, 2018 at 11:48 am 0 comments

THERE were Kerry winners at at the Irish Restaurant Awards which were held in Dublin last night. The Apprentice Chef Programme, founded by IT Tralee lecturer Mark Murphy and Firies-based chef Mark Doe, was awarded the All Ireland Local Food Hero title, the Park Hotel Kenmare won Best Hotel and Guesthouse in […]

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Some of the crowd at the vigil. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Gather For Silent Vigil To Support Victims Of CervicalCheck Scandal

May 15, 2018 at 11:16 am 0 comments

AROUND 400 people gathered in The Square in Tralee on Monday evening for a silent vigil to stand in solidarity with Emma Mhic Mhathúna and all the other women and their families affected by the CervicalCheck scandal. The 37 year old mother of five who lives in west Kerry was diagnosed […]

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Iceland Creates 20 New Jobs At New North Kerry Store

Iceland Creates 20 New Jobs At New North Kerry Store

May 15, 2018 at 10:26 am 0 comments

ICELAND set to open second its second Kerry store next week creating 20 new jobs. The food retailer will open its newest store in Units 1 and 2 Old Mill Lane, Listowel on Tuesday, May 22. They have operated in Tralee since 2015. The new Listowel store spans 8,200 square […]

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Professional Beggars Making Hundreds And Throwing Away Food Donated To Them

Professional Beggars Making Hundreds And Throwing Away Food Donated To Them

May 15, 2018 at 10:11 am 1 comment

GARDAI and councillors in Tralee Municipal District are encouraging people not to give money or food to people described as ‘professional beggars’ operating in town since late last year. The Sinn Fein councillor said well-meaning people trying to help them were being ‘taken for a ride’ by these beggars. Speaking […]

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At the launch of Listowel June Bank Holiday Race Meeting were (from left) Brenda Daly (Listowel Race Company), John Galvin (Chairman Listowel Race Company), Eilish Stack (Organiser) and Sinead O Brien (judge of Ladies Day - also known as ‘Sinead Curvy Style’) . Photo Credit: John Kelliher

If you are looking for serious racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  . . . then race to the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th of June.  As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening.  The fashion highlight, Ladies Day on Sunday 3rd of June, will be judged by award winning soprano, model, and social media star, Sinead O’Brien, known also as “Sinead’s Curvy Style”. There is a total prize fund of €5,000, generously sponsored by the businesses and publicans of Listowel town. For more information on Listowel Races contact 068 21144 / 21172 or visit www.listowelraces.ie #listowelraces

Looking Forward To Ladies Day At Listowel This June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 14, 2018 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

SERIOUS racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  are on the cards at the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday/Monday June 3/4. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening. The fashion […]

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Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries And An Assault In Tralee Area

Gardaí Investigate Two Burglaries And An Assault In Tralee Area

May 14, 2018 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing to the public for information after two burglaries in town over the past week and an assault in Tralee town centre. Between the night of May 8 and the morning of May 9, a house was broken into in the Beenoskee area of Ballyard. A quantity of […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin turns the sod on the new extension for Coláiste Gleann Lí.

Minister Turns Sod On €1.1m Extension Works At Coláiste Gleann Lí

May 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

BRENDAN Griffin TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport    officially turned the sod today on the site of Coláiste Gleann Lí post-primary school. This marks the commencement of extensive building works, valued at €1.1 million, by Kerry Education and Training Board which will see […]

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Showjumping at the County Fair. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Enjoy The Kingdom County Fair On Sunday

May 14, 2018 at 10:40 am 0 comments

THE car-parks were jammed to capacity as the weather gods smiled for the Kingdom County Fair  in Ballybeggan on Sunday. There was so much to see from the agricultural competitions, family entertainment, stalls, dog show, equestrian competitions, arts and crafts, food demos and loads more. The fine weather was a […]

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Musicians at the Donal Walsh music day in town on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Weekend To Remember Donal Walsh

May 14, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

THIS weekend marked the fifth anniversary of the passing of Donal Walsh and two special events took place to remember the young man who continues to make such an impact on people’s lives. On Friday there was a special anniversary Mass celebrated in Knock with 3,000 students attending from all […]

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Robbie Fowler

A Liverpool Legend Is Coming For A Meet And Greet in Kerry This September

May 14, 2018 at 10:14 am 0 comments

IT’S an exciting time to be a Liverpool fan, especially with the European Champions League Cup Final coming up on May 26. Now, following on from the appearance of Jamie Carragher last month in Killarney, 5Times Events are advertising that a fellow Kop legend Robbie Fowler is coming to the […]

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REPORT: Kerry Get Back On Track In Joe McDonagh Cup

REPORT: Kerry Get Back On Track In Joe McDonagh Cup

May 14, 2018 at 9:52 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran on Kerry’s win against Laois in the Joe McDonagh Cup in Austin Stack Park in Tralee on Sunday… Kerry 3-20 Laois 0-19 Three goals in the first half set Kerry on their way to their first win in the Joe McDonagh Cup,. The first goal came from Jack […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 13, 2018 at 12:19 pm 1 comment

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it… An excellent photo… #Tralee reflected @TraleeAlliance @tralee_outlook @RoseofTralee_ @Traleetodaynews @radiokerry […]

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Kerry Rose contestants Laura Bourke (The Ashe Hotel), Sarah Leahy (Dingle Bay Hotel), Celine O'Shea (St Luke's Home), Mairead Browne (Nicholas Browne & Sons Ltd) and Patricia Kerins (Divanes Volkswagen) at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Saturday night. Photo by Will Nolan

PHOTOS: A Night At The Dogs For Kerry Rose Contestants

May 13, 2018 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S just two weeks away now, so most of the Kerry Rose contestants got together again for an evening of fun at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium last night. As is traditional over the past number of years, the ladies from all over the county enjoyed the fine sunny evening and […]

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At back; Catherine Goggin, Amy Goggin and Oonagh Ferris. In front; Aisling McHale, Emma Goggin and Ríona McGrath at the 'Silence Is Golden Lippy Sing' event in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Fun With A Serious Message At Film Premiere

May 13, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was some amazing lip syncing performances at a night to mark the Tralee premiere of a new short film made by four local women. ‘Silence Is Golden — From Birth To Death’ is a short film made by Stormm Productions which is made up of four women, Miriam Moriarty Owens, […]

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Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

Roger Harty: Emotion (Energy in motion) Put To The Test

May 13, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

WELL I have decided to avail of the wonderful delights that Kerry Airport offers and I have availed of the chance to travel to Berlin. Berlin has so many sights to explore and it is great to have the opportunity to do so. I use the word opportunity instead of […]

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Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony cuts the tape to start the Darkness Into Light walk from CBS The Green on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Turn Out Again For Darkness Into Light Tralee

May 12, 2018 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY came in their thousands again to CBS The Green for the third annual Darkness Into Light Tralee walk and once again the weather was ideal for the event. From just after 3am they started to arrive for the Pieta House fundraiser which has raised tens of thousands over the […]

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Jordan, Susan, Megan, Paul and Christopher Tearle at the fundraising table quiz on Friday night at Na Gaeil GAA Club. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Music Quiz Hits Right Note For Megan And Cancer Charity

May 12, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

WHO had a No.1 hit with ‘The One And Only’? What film featured Maria McKee’s No.1 song ‘Show Me Heaven’? These were just two of the questions asked at a music table quiz at the Na Gaeil Club on Friday night. There was a great turnout for it too and the […]

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Edwin Byrne, Rebekah Wall and Rachel Templeman, in front of Maddens on Milk Market Lane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Something Special Has Just Opened At Maddens On Milk Market Lane

May 12, 2018 at 10:36 am 2 comments

IF you’re down at Milk Market Lane then you should take a look at something special happening there. The whole area is enjoying a regeneration with murals near The Mall side and plans for a heritage trail in this historic part of Tralee. Now a new enterprise has opened on […]

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Carol Barry, Tracy Bolger, host Dan Horan and Helen Geary at the table quiz in aid of Recovery Haven at Linnane's Bar on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Dan’s The Man Asking The Questions At Charity Quiz In Linnane’s

May 12, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout in Linnane’s Bar on Rock Street on Friday night for a table quiz in aid of Recovery Haven. Dan Horan of Horan’s Health Stores fame, who is well known for his work for local cancer charities, was the man who was asking the questions on […]

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Know Your Rights: New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

May 12, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I have heard that new data protection rules are coming in. What are these rules and how will they affect me? Answer: A new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes […]

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Melissa McCarthy in 'Life Of The Party'.

McCann At The Movies: Leave Your Brains At The Door For ‘Life Of The Party’

May 12, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Life of the Party’ is a cheesy yet charming comedy with Melissa McCarthy on top form!… After Deanna Miles (Melissa McCarthy) gets a divorce from her husband Dan (Matt Walsh) and decides to go back to college, she ends up in her daughter’s class who’s not comfortable […]

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Thirteen Kerry Properties Up For Sale At Online Auction

Thirteen Kerry Properties Up For Sale At Online Auction

May 11, 2018 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE end of the month will see a number of residential and commercial properties  in Kerry up for bids in the latest online auction from Bidx1. Among the 13 Kerry lots are two commercial premises, three residential properties and one site in the Tralee area. Bidx1 (formerly Allsop) are holding […]

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