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Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Ferris.

Deputy Ferris Pays Tribute To ‘Friend And Comrade’ Martin McGuinness

March 21, 2017 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has paid tribute to Martin McGuinness who sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning. Speaking at Leinster House today Deputy Ferris said; “I know I speak on behalf of all Kerry Republicans when I say we have not only lost a great Irish […]

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Business, Sport And Community Groups Invited To Launch Of Enterprise Towns Event

Business, Sport And Community Groups Invited To Launch Of Enterprise Towns Event

March 21, 2017 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

A MAJOR event will be held in early May to showcase the town’s businesses, sporting and community groups. The Bank Of Ireland ‘Tralee Enterprise Town Event’ on May 5/6 will see 120 Tralee business stands and 120 Tralee sport and community stands pitch up at the Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre. […]

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Work On New Taxi Rank To Begin Next Week

Work On New Taxi Rank To Begin Next Week

March 21, 2017 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

WORK will begin next week on a new taxi rank at the car park next to Boots/Tesco town centre. The rank will have around 14 spaces and will stretch along the side of the Boots building and around the corner into the Abbey car park. It will be ready by the […]

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Bridge Street Work Will Have To Wait A While

Bridge Street Work Will Have To Wait A While

March 21, 2017 at 11:54 am 0 comments

BRIDGE Street won’t be part of the first phase of the Tralee town centre works due to commence in May and it may be a while before resurfacing takes place there due to lack of funding. When the plans were initially announced last May, artists impressions of a resurfaced Russell Street […]

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Pat McCarthy, Graham Spring, Sam Locke, Aidan O'Mahony, Pa Daly, Anne Walsh, Anne McCarthy, Louise Farrell, Norma Foley, Jim Finucane and Jennifer Mackey at the unveiling of of the Wood Sculpture at Manor Park on Monday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Striking Wooden Sculpture Unveiled At Manor Village

March 21, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

TWO stunning monuments were unveiled today at Manor Village. The 10 feet tall wood sculpture stands close to the entrance to the estate, while the boat lies at the bottom of the estate. The residents of the area decided to raise funds for the projects. They also received a contribution from […]

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PHOTOS: Busy Couple Of Weeks For TY Students At Presentation Secondary

PHOTOS: Busy Couple Of Weeks For TY Students At Presentation Secondary

March 21, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

THE past couple of  weeks have been quite  busy for Transition Year students at Presentation Secondary School with a number of events taking place. TY students from Presentation Tralee and CBS attended a Lenten talk in the Presentation Primary Hall with Richard Moore organised by the Diocese of Kerry on Tuesday last. […]

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Sharon Browne, Adult Education Officer Kerry ETB; Mr. Owen O’Donnell Director of Further Education and Training with Kerry ETB; Shivaun Shanahan, Adult Education Officer Kerry ETB and Colm McEvoy, CEO of Kerry ETB.

Kerry ETB Looks Forward To Major Fair On Wednesday

March 21, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

THE public are invited to the Kerry ETB FET Fair in the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday to join in a number of workshops, talks and skills demonstrations. Interactive opportunities on the day include a Performance Arts workshop with speakers in the areas of dance, music and music technology. Hairdressing students will […]

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An Garda Síochána

Cash, Phone And Passport Handed Into Tralee Garda Station

March 20, 2017 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee have had items handed into the station they would like to see reclaimed by owners. A sum of cash was found in the town and handed into the station, so if you can prove it’s yours call to them. Also, a black samsung phone was handed in. […]

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Ref Admits He Didn’t See Vital Incident In Kerry v Dublin Semi-Final

Ref Admits He Didn’t See Vital Incident In Kerry v Dublin Semi-Final

March 20, 2017 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

SO he didn’t see it after all. While the events of last Saturday’s Kerry v Dublin clash continue to be analysed, the referee in the side’s previous encounter has shed light on a major incident in that game. Peter Crowley was taken out of it in the closing stages of […]

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Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald and Aileen Murphy showing
people around The UN Gift Box today.

‘Gift Box’ Appears In Manor West To Highlight Human Trafficking

March 20, 2017 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

IF you were around Manor West today you might be wondering what a big gift box is doing in the retail park. Well, it’s walk-in structure to  to raise awareness about Human Trafficking. It’s in Tralee as part of a nationwide tour today and Tuesday from 10am-7pm and members of the public […]

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Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

March 20, 2017 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

FENIT RNLI  is holding a recruitment day on Sunday next, March 26, between 2.30pm-4.30pm. They are currently seeking volunteer crew members for both lifeboat and shore duties. In inviting potential RNLI volunteers to visit the station on the recruitment day, Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Gerard O’Donnell said; “this event […]

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2016 Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney at the International Tralee Half Marathon.

‘Marathon Maggie’ Raises Funds For Baile Mhuire

March 20, 2017 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

THE 2016 Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney completed the Tralee International Half Marathon on Saturday, in a time of 2’06” and in the process, she has raised funds and awareness for two charities – Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for the Elderly in Tralee and Young Irish Fellowship Club of […]

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CBS Students Take Part In Apprentice Chef Cook-Off At ITT

CBS Students Take Part In Apprentice Chef Cook-Off At ITT

March 20, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

CBS the Green students Kevin Browne and Cathal Mcloughlin were among nine students who took part in the third day of the apprentice chef cook-offs at IT Tralee on Thursday March 16. Each student had an hour and a half to cook a ‘good mood’ dish that they created based […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Too Strong For Clare In Camogie League Match

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Too Strong For Clare In Camogie League Match

March 20, 2017 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran watched a skilful Kerry side beat Clare in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 3 match in Abbeydorney on Sunday… Kerry 1-15 Clare 0-14 A hugely impressive outing for Kerry Camogie in Abbeydorney, where they were much too powerful and skilful for Clare. The conditions were not ideal for […]

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Anna Sheehy, Nina Mansfield and Helen Finn at the finish on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In Tralee International Marathon Runs

March 19, 2017 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

THE weather wasn’t ideal at the beginning but it didn’t bother the hundreds of runners taking part in the Kerry’s Eye Tralee International Marathon on Saturday. Around 800 took part in the event which consisted of the full, half, 10k and 5k runs and Race Director, Martin O’Sullivan was very […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 19, 2017 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

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)… Another full house at the complex… Tip off in Tralee […]

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Tralee female Gardai attending the St Patrick's Day Parade in New York 
Garda Lynda Brosnan , garda Helen Healy, Gda Claudine O Sullivan , Gda Eilís O Sullivan , Gda Ann Marie O Sullivan, & Gda Sarah Jennings. Tralee Garda Station

PHOTOS: Tralee’s Finest March In New York St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 19, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

WHILE we were drowned out of it in Tralee on Friday, it was a drier, sunnier affair in the Big Apple for the New York St Patrick’s Day parade. Among the many people from Kerry taking part on the day were representatives from Tralee Garda Station. Gardas Lynda Brosnan, Helen Foley, […]

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David Moran and Shane McCarthy clash. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: A Titanic Tussle At Austin Stack Park

March 19, 2017 at 10:17 am 1 comment

THAT was some battle last night…at times literally! For anyone who was in Austin Stack Park on Saturday night, there was no shortage of excitement as Kerry and Dublin played out a fascinating draw, 0-13 apiece. It was a passionate, at times ill-tempered affair but those Dubs are incredibly resilient and […]

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at the parade on Friday. Photo by  Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sports Clubs And Other Groups Out In Force At Parade

March 19, 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

AS we brought you over the past couple of days, there was a great community spirit at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee on Friday. The theme of the parade this year was ‘A Celebration of Tralee Sport’ and there was huge representation among the sports clubs and other local groups as […]

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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

PHOTOS: Runners Set Off On Their Tralee Marathon Runs

March 18, 2017 at 11:40 am 0 comments

TODAY is marathon day and around 800 runners took off from the Tralee Bay Wetlands centre this morning in less than ideal conditions. The Kerry’s Eye sponsored event is in its fifth year and attracts runners from all over the county and country. It was pretty wet when the participants […]

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at the parade on Friday. Photo by  Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 18, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

THE St Patrick’s Day parade was spoiled to a certain degree by the wind and rain (although it was mild compared to what came later that afternoon) but it still had its colourful moments. It also showcased the various sporting clubs, dancing schools and community groups which are flourishing all over town and proud […]

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Makeup Masterclass With Marek At CH Chemists

Makeup Masterclass With Marek At CH Chemists

March 18, 2017 at 10:41 am 0 comments

RENOWNED international make-up artist Marek Hegli will give a masterclass on Thursday, March 23 from 7pm to 9pm at CH Chemists, The Mall. Marek has a huge celebrity clientele including Millie Mackintosh. In this masterclass, people will have the opportunity to learn all about the latest makeup trends and hear all about […]

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No Ticket For The Match? Head To These Places In Town Instead

No Ticket For The Match? Head To These Places In Town Instead

March 18, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

THERE’S a serious day of sport ahead with the rugby on the telly and the football  at Austin Stack Park tonight. The Dubs are coming in their thousands and it’s going to make for a great atmosphere in town. So then, where to go if you don’t have a ticket… 1. The Brogue… With […]

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Scoil Eoin pupils enjoying the St Patrick's Day parade on Thursday.

PHOTOS: Quiz, Parade And Concert In A Busy Week At Scoil Eoin

March 18, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

IT’S been a hectic week of activities at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh. The pupils were taking part in Seachtain na Gaeilge and set dancers taught by Peggy Sweeney and Teresa Murphy and the school’s Trad Group taught by Siobhán Meehan entertained classes in the hall during the week. The school also had a […]

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Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Meningitis

Dr Caitlin: What You Need To Know About Meningitis

March 18, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on meningitis… What is meningitis ? Meningitis is a disease that causes inflammation of the lining covering the brain and spinal cord (called the ‘meninges’). It can be caused by a bacterial infection or a virus, or more rarely, […]

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NO REPRO FEES - 11th May, 2016.Show Racism the Red Card Highlight Need for Government to Combat Racism
Pictured today (11.05.16) at Show Racism the Red Card creative competition awards ceremony in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.Photo:Barry Cronin/www.barrycronin.com 087-9598549 info@barrycronin.com - Wilkinstown, Navan, County Meath, Ireland.

Anti-Racism Creative Competition Looking For Kerry Entrants

March 18, 2017 at 10:37 am 0 comments

SHOW Racism the Red Card’s annual ‘Anti-Racism Creative Competition’ is looking for primary and secondary schools, youth organisations and individual children and young people, from Kerry to register for the competition. The competition encourages young people to develop creative anti-racism messages using written, visual and audio-visual means Show Racism the […]

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Kerry Team Named For Clash With Dublin

Kerry Team Named For Clash With Dublin

March 17, 2017 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry Senior Football team to play Dublin in Round 5 of the Allianz Football League in Austin Stack Park on Saturday evening at 7pmshows two changes in personnel from the side that defeated Roscommon in Round 4. Mark Griffin returns to the defence in place of Paul Murphy who moves […]

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PHOTOS: Fun In The Rain At The St Patrick’s Day Parade In Tralee

PHOTOS: Fun In The Rain At The St Patrick’s Day Parade In Tralee

March 17, 2017 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

THE rain and wind came but hundreds still braved to elements for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee. Beginning soon after 12 noon, the hundreds of participants were led by Grand Marshall, Rick Leonard, who arrived in Mayor Terry O’Brien’s vehicle and took his place in the shelter of the […]

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Treasa Walsh and Caragh Kelliher, Deirdre Walsh of Radio Kerry, Liz Locke, Isabel and Rory Clifford at the first birthday celebrations for the St Vincent de Paul shop on Castle Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St Vincent de Paul Shop Celebrates First Birthday

March 17, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

THERE were spot prizes galore, face painting and a Radio Kerry show broadcast from the St Vincent de Paul shop on Castle Street, as it held a party to celebrate its first birthday on Thursday. All day long there were cakes and refreshments served with special offers including 50% off ladies clothes. Deirdre […]

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Aoife Ní Loingsigh, Grainne Ní Choirc, Luke Ó Cathasaigh, and Shane Ó Cheallaigh at the Seachtain na Gaeilge Table Quiz at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Thursday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Hosts Quiz For Seachtain Na Gaeilge

March 17, 2017 at 10:21 am 0 comments

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn held a Tráth na gCeist on Thursday as part of their Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations. The Gaelscoil invited other schools from around the county to take part in the Table Quiz, which was sponsored by the Tralee branch of Conradh na Gaeilge. The other schools that took part […]

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