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Six Things You Need To Know About The Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16, 2019 at 9:43 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade will be brought to you by AIB Tralee… Thousands of people will be in the town centre tomorrow for the annual St Patrick’s day parade. Here’s some things to note about the day… 1. Be prepared for the elements… While the […]

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Know Your Rights: Language Exemption

March 16, 2019 at 9:38 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My son is exempted from studying Irish. Can he still go on to study at third level? Answer: Students must have the academic entry requirements (also called matriculation requirements) for […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Fighting With My Family’ Is A Lot Of Fun

March 16, 2019 at 9:37 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘Fighting with My Family’ see Stephen Merchant make a noble effort in a heartfelt wrestling feature sure to make you laugh… Premiering at this years’ Sundance Film Festival, ‘Fighting with My Family’ which was written, directed and produced by Stephen Merchant, is a sports biographical comedy based […]

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Here’s The Kerry Side To Face Mayo On Saturday Night

Here’s The Kerry Side To Face Mayo On Saturday Night

March 15, 2019 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

KERRY senior footballers can seal a league final place by avoiding a defeat in Austin Stack Park tomorrow night. The Round 6 game of the Allianz Football League Division 1 pits them against a Mayo which has done well down here in Kerry over the past number of years in […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Kerry Overnight

March 15, 2019 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

A STATUS Yellow Rainfall warning has been issued for Kerry and several other counties to come into effect overnight. Very heavy rain will develop overnight and into Saturday with spot flooding, 25 to 35mm expected. The rain may turn to snow in parts for a time. The warning is valid from […]

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Karie O'Toole, Elaine Kinsella, Pauline McLynn, Rosemary Smith, Elin Sorensen, Helen Burns, Orla Diffily

PHOTOS: Kerry Businesswomen’s Network Holds Event For International Women’s Day

March 15, 2019 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

KERRY Businesswomen’s Network brought Actress and author Pauline McLynn and rally legend and motor sport pioneer Rosemary Smith to Kerry to speak exclusively for KBN on International Women’s Day, last Friday, March 8. Over 65 women from across Kerry came together to mark the celebration of women’s social, political, and cultural […]

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Participants in the Scoil Eoin St Patrick's Parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Goes Green For St Patrick’s Parade

March 15, 2019 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

AS is the custom, the St Patrick’s celebrations started early at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh as the whole school came out in the yard for their annual parade on Friday. St Patrick (Jimmy Diggins) led the procession with eight year old Ryan Kelliher, a pupil at the school, who has Muscular […]

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Paula Silles (front second left) presented a cheque for €2,700 to the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday evening. Also pictured is, front, from left; Oran Silles, Andrea O'Donoghue, Aimee Silles and Maura Sullivan
At back; Margaret Crean, Luke Silles, Tony Silles and Bridie O'Connor. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two Events Raise Over €16,000 For Kerry Hospice

March 15, 2019 at 10:08 am 0 comments

THE proceeds from two separate fundraisers were handed over to the Kerry Hospice Foundation on Thursday evening. A coffee morning and a bus convoy trip to west Kerry raised €2,700 and €13,500 respectively, a huge boost for the palliative care unit facility. Paula Silles has been holding the coffee morning […]

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The boxers at the IT Tralee Spark Society 'Rumble In The Jungle' Boxing Night at Tralee Sports Complex on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Box Clever To Raise Funds For Samaritans

March 15, 2019 at 9:41 am 0 comments

THERE was a great turnout for a boxing event fundraiser at Tralee Sports Complex last night. The IT Tralee Spark Society organised their ‘Rumble in the Jungle’, a collaboration with IT Tralees Boxing club in aid of Samaritans, pushing the message that nobody has a perfect mental health. It was […]

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Setting off at the final night of the Couch To 5k Run on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduating From The ‘Couch To 5k’ With Born To Run Club

March 15, 2019 at 9:40 am 1 comment

WHILE the wind and rain on Thursday evening made it a night on the couch for most people, over 50 runners from Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club braved the elements to complete their first ever 5k. Kicking off at Áras an Phobail in Moyderwell, the latest recruits- who joined […]

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Anthony O'Gara and Ryan Baily Kelliher are the Grand Marshalls in this year's Tralee St Patrick's Day Parade. Also pictured is Mayor Of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring with, at back, Chairperson of the Parade, Johnnie Wall and Ryan's mom Janene Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 15, 2019 at 9:39 am 0 comments

Even if the weather isn’t kind, it should still be a great weekend around town. Here’s a few things to do… Friday 1. Warriors go again… It’s getting tense now. After last week’s important win, Garvey’s Tralee Warriors can’t afford to take the foot off the pedal tonight against Neptune […]

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Tralee Woman To Feature On RTE Documentary Tonight

March 14, 2019 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman will feature on an RTE Documentary tonight (Thursday) looking at the lives of people who were born into deaf families. “Mother Father Deaf” airs at 10.15pm on RTE ONE and is a touching and informative one-off special about what it’s like growing up with deaf parents and walking […]

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Deputy Principal of Mercy Mounthawk, Pat Fleming with Sean Hennessy and John Crohan who are into the Munster Schools Debating Final at UCC next week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Into Munster Schools Debating Final

March 14, 2019 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO students from Mercy Mounthawk will take part in the Munster Schools Debating Final next week. Organised by the UCC Philosophical Society, Sean Hennessy and John McCrohan have won three debates to get to the final which again takes place at UCC and will be Kerry’s only representative. “It’s a […]

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Presentation Secondary School students join Presentation Primary School pupils for rehearsals for their upcoming 'No Boundaries' concert in Siamsa Tíre. Also included are Megan Murphy and Anna Rodgers of Frontline Films. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Pupils To Feature On TV Documentary

March 14, 2019 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THE cameras were rolling in Presentation Primary School on Tuesday as the school was selected to feature in an upcoming television documentary. The crew from Frontline Films spent the day in the school which is taking part in the Creative Schools Programme. Creative Schools — led by the Arts Council in […]

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Looking forward to the All-Ireland Tapas and Pintxo Championships at IT Tralee to be held next month were Chef Robert Curley, John Harty of Taste Kerry, Chef Gorka Arrieta and Mark Murphy, Lecturer in Culinary Arts at IT Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tapas Championships In Tralee Will Be A Tasty Attraction For Foodies

March 14, 2019 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE first All Ireland Tapas & Pintxo Championships are taking place next month in Tralee and events are taking place around it which are a must for foodies. Taking place on Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10 and hosted by Taste Kerry and the IT Tralee Culinary Department, 20 […]

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Sixth Class pupils from Ardfert NS with their reusable aluminium water bottles. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ardfert Pupils Show Entrepreneurial Skills With JEP ‘Showcase Day’

March 14, 2019 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN in Ardfert have been taking their first steps into the world of business with some innovative ideas at the school. Pupils from Mrs. Sheehan’s Sixth Class in Ardfert NS took part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme and have been working very hard since December, setting up their mini company. […]

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Sinn Féin Asks Irexit To Explain ‘Absurd’ Killarney Candidate Story

Sinn Féin Asks Irexit To Explain ‘Absurd’ Killarney Candidate Story

March 13, 2019 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A SINN Féin candidate in the Killarney Local Election Area has called on the Irexit Freedom Party to explain the announcement of a candidate with a fake profile photo circulated in a press release to local media. John Buckley was contacted by a fellow Sinn Féin member after discovering that the […]

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Kerry Murphy, Shannon Quill, Linda O'Shea (Tutor), Katie Ferriter and Leah O'Neill taking part in Health Promotion Day at Kerry College of Further Education on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: KCFE Hosts Fundraising Health Promotion Day

March 13, 2019 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education held a Health Promotion Day organised by the Physiotherapy Assistant and Sports Therapy Students on Tuesday. The college’s all weather astro-turf was used for activities such as a Crossbar Challenge, Penalty Shoot Outs, Volley Ball etc. The student body also benefited from Health and Fitness Screening […]

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Councillors Reiterate Call For Funding For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Councillors Reiterate Call For Funding For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

March 13, 2019 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee and councillors in the Tralee Municipal District have reaffirmed their unanimous support for Tralee to Fenit Greenway project and have supported calls for funding for the amenity. The ten-kilometre greenway project will see the completion of a three-metre wide greenway suitable for walking and cycling along […]

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Kerry Garda Division To Get New Chief Superintendent

Kerry Garda Division To Get New Chief Superintendent

March 13, 2019 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW Garda Chief Superintendent will be appointed for Kerry soon in a reshuffle of positions. Current Kerry Garda Chief Superintendent Tom Myers, who was appointed in December 2016, is to take up a role in the Fermoy district in Cork at the end of the month. It is expected he will […]

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Paula Mee, Celia Holman Lee and Nathalie Lennon will be guests at the event in the INEC on March 28.

Fantastic Ladies Lifestyle Evening For The INEC

March 13, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS FOR ABOVE EVENT DAWN Milk and the National Dairy Council are delighted to host a fabulous Ladies Lifestyle Evening at the INEC, Killarney on Thursday March 28. The evening will include advice on shaping up your diet and nutrition with dietitian Paula Mee. Style queen […]

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Runners set off on the Tralee half and full marathon from Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter Tralee Half-Marathon, 10k And 5k Races

March 13, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just days to go, preparations are well advanced for Saturday when Tralee Harriers will host their fundraising Half Marathon and 10k. The Half Marathon will be starting at the Tralee Bay Wetlands centre at 10am with the 5k/10k starting at 10.30am. The club has been approached by various local running […]

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Pauline McLynn urges Ireland to join Ireland’s Great Get Together for Focus Ireland.
People can hold events (like a Bar-B-Q or Movie Night) - at home, school or work from May 3rd to 5th and raise vital funds to prevent family homelessness.
Pauline McLynn, star of legendary comedy, Father Ted, teamed up with Focus Ireland today to launch Ireland’s Great Get Together which aims to raise funds to prevent family homelessness.
Pauline called on people nationwide to sign up to Ireland’s Great Get Together which takes place on May Bank Holiday weekend, May 3rd -5th.  This is the second year of Focus Ireland’s Great Get Together which sees people hold events such as a coffee morning, a movie night or Bar-B-Q and everyone who attends donates to help Focus Ireland’s work. 
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People Urged To Host Event On May Bank Holiday Weekend For Focus Ireland

March 13, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

PAULINE McLynn, star of legendary comedy, Father Ted, has teamed up with Focus Ireland today to launch Ireland’s Great Get Together which aims to raise funds to prevent family homelessness. Pauline called on people in Tralee and Kerry to sign up to Ireland’s Great Get Together which takes place on […]

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Kerry Punter Wins Over €182,000 On First Day Of Cheltenham

Kerry Punter Wins Over €182,000 On First Day Of Cheltenham

March 12, 2019 at 9:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY person won an incredible €182,567.80 for a €2 stake on the first day of Cheltenham, according to Boylesports. The anonymous Boylesports customer won it in a placepot in six of Tuesday’s races. The dividend of the successful selection was €91,283.90 with the €2 stake returning a total payout of […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns volunteers gather for the County Clean-Up day. Photo by Dermot Crean

Call Goes Out To Rally Communities For County Clean-Up Day

March 12, 2019 at 6:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and a call has gone out to individuals and communities across the county to get involved in the annual litter collection effort. Last year, some 5,500 volunteers were out and about on the day with the support of […]

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€2.3m For Housing Adaptations Grants For Older People And People With A Disability In Kerry

€2.3m For Housing Adaptations Grants For Older People And People With A Disability In Kerry

March 12, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

€2.3 milion has been made available to support home adaptations for older people, people with a disability and people with mobility issues in Kerry. The funding, which has been increased this year, will help enable older people and people with disabilities to remain living independently in their own homes for […]

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Photographed at the KDYS youth day at the INEC was  Laura Griffin from Dingle.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

PHOTOS: Over 1,500 Young People Enjoy KDYS Youth Day

March 12, 2019 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

KDYS Youth Day took place at the INEC Killarney on Sunday last and brought together over 1,500 young people from all over Kerry to celebrate, innovate and illustrate what it means to be young in Kerry today. Youth Day has now grown to become one of the largest annual youth […]

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Chamber To Host Pre-Election Forum For Candidates And Business Community

Chamber To Host Pre-Election Forum For Candidates And Business Community

March 12, 2019 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A PRE-ELECTION Forum will take place on Thursday, April 11 from 8.30am to 11.30am at The Rose Hotel. This will be an opportunity for candidates in the forthcoming Local Authority Elections (in the Tralee MD area) to present their vision and objectives for Tralee and to address key matters from […]

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Work On Development At Former Bridge Inn Expected To Begin This Month

Work On Development At Former Bridge Inn Expected To Begin This Month

March 12, 2019 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

WORK will start on a development at the former Bridge Inn/Minstrels at the end of the month. Tralee Municipal District Manager, Michael Scannell, told councillors at the March meeting of Tralee MD last week, that he understood the demolition of the existing building which includes the former Sol Travel offices […]

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Action from the game. Photo: Liam Ryan

Tickets For Warriors Game Go On Sale Wednesday

March 12, 2019 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

YOUR St Patrick’s weekend starts with this… There’ll be a rush on for tickets again tomorrow, as Garvey’s Tralee Warriors face another busy weekend of action. They’ll tip off against Neptune at 8.15pm this Friday night at the complex and it’s another all-ticket affair with them going on sale tomorrow Wednesday […]

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