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Tommy Walsh in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Draw For The Kerry SFC Quarter-Finals

September 16, 2018 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

THE draw for the quarter-finals of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship has just been made and sees some very interesting match-ups. Austin Stacks will face Dingle while Kerins O’Rahillys’ reward for beating Dr Crokes in the last round is a clash with surprise packages St Brendan’s — who […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 16, 2018 at 1:33 pm 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Jeff’s impressed… Tralee – possibly the most amazing back 9 on earth. pic.twitter.com/q3SDaOo5bw — Jeff Macey (@JeffJmm17) September 14, […]

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Mairead McNamara, Jessica Harris and Tamara Goggin at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: And Finally…The Last Fashion Fix From Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 4)

September 16, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

AS we have brought you over the past couple of days, it was quite an afternoon in Listowel on Friday. The McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day saw thousands of women dressed to impress on the Island and it was a fantastic day of style and fun. We’ve brought you loads of […]

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Michelle Mulvihill, Deirdre Kelliher Mulvihill and Sonja Bliessen at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Dressing To Impress At Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 3)

September 16, 2018 at 11:26 am 0 comments

THERE was some fabulous style in Listowel on Friday for the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day in Listowel on Friday. Thousands descended on the course from early on and stayed until the evening on what has become the biggest day of the festival. We’ve brought you some great style over the […]

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A group cleaning up Banna Strand in 2014.

Beach Clean-Ups In Banna And Fenit On Sunday

September 15, 2018 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

THERE’S beach clean-ups taking place across Kerry this weekend with volunteers wanted for two close to Tralee. It’s part of events nationwide for the Clean Coasts’ Big Beach Clean, which aims to raise awareness about marine litter. Glan Tralee will be doing a beach clean in Fenit on Sunday from 11am […]

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Vivienne O'Shea, Ger O'Brien, Claire and Oliver Molloy, Kelly-Ann Roantree and John O'Connor at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 2)

September 15, 2018 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

THEY came from all over the country for McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday and they were not disappointed with great style and a whole lot of fun on the Island. Earlier (click here and here if you missed it) we brought you the winners and glamour […]

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Sam Locke with wife Annie and daughters Samantha and Catriona  at his surprise 60th birthday party at the Slieve Mish Bar on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Surprise For Sam As He Celebrates His 60th Birthday

September 15, 2018 at 10:33 am 0 comments

POPULAR local politician, Sam Locke, got a shock on Friday night when he went into The Slieve Mish Bar to be greeted by cheers and flashing cameras. The occasion was a surprise party to mark the Tralee Municipal District Councillor’s 60th birthday and he hadn’t a clue it was planned […]

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Sheila O'Connell, Sharon Quilter, Joanne O'Flaherty and Maria Sheehy at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines For Stylish Ladies At Listowel Races (Part 1)

September 15, 2018 at 10:21 am 0 comments

AFTER a mixed week of weather at Listowel Races there was a fine day for McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day on Friday…mostly! For a brief period during the announcing of the prizes on a specially constructed stage, the heavens opened and people sought cover, but that was as bad as it […]

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Know Your Rights: Making A Will

September 15, 2018 at 10:19 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: I would like to make a will. Do I need to go to a solicitor or can I draw up the will myself? Answer: It is important for you to […]

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John Cho in 'Searching'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Searching’ Is A Clever And Timely Thriller

September 15, 2018 at 10:19 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘Searching’ has strong performances and is an inventive, tense thriller… After two fruitful weeks at Tralee Omniplex with ‘BlackkKlansman’ and ‘Black 47’ amongst the best of 2018’s productions, I was delighted to see that this marked rise in quality continued with this weeks’ feature ‘Searching’ – a tense […]

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at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Siobhan’s A Winner Alright In The Ladies Day Style Stakes

September 14, 2018 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

SIOBHAN Coakley, from Killarney, was announced as the McElligotts Honda Best Dressed Lady at the Listowel Harvest Races on Friday. Judged by actress and presenter, Aoibhin Garrihy and fashion MC and stylist, Marietta Doran, Siobhan won a Honda Civic for a year and a cheque for €3,000. Resplendent in a […]

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Teachers Karen Tobin and Helen Kelliher with students launching the CBS The Green 5k/3k Fun Run which takes place on September 30. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected To Take Part In CBS The Green 5k/3k Fun Run

September 14, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the annual CBS The Green 5k and 3k Fun Runs which take place at the end of the month. The school will host the event for the fourth time and organisers Helen Kelliher and Karen Tobin, both teachers at the school, are looking forward to […]

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Kelly Holmes with occupational therapists Bridget Scannell and Siobhan O'Grady trying on her Olympic medals at the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Double Olympic Gold Medal Winner Visits Palliative Care Unit

September 14, 2018 at 9:30 am 0 comments

THE palliative care unit at UHK received a special visitor on Thursday as a double Olympic gold medal winner and athletics legend arrived with her medals. Dame Kelly Holmes was invited to the unit by her friend Andrea O’Donoghue from Blennerville, who has organised numerous fundraisers for Kerry Hospice and […]

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Filming of Abbeyleaks in Tralee last February. Photo by Jill St John Harrington

Free Screening Of Film Shot In Tralee At The Omniplex

September 14, 2018 at 9:29 am 0 comments

A FREE screening of a short film shot in Tralee back in February will take place next Thursday at Tralee Omniplex. ‘Abbeyleaks’ is produced by local actor/writer man Patrick McDonnell and directed by Philip Briggs who has worked on a number of top US TV shows. Local actors taking part […]

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Janusz Glebocki, Store Manager at Tesco in the town centre, presents a cheque for €199 to Principal of Coláiste Gleann Lí, Richard Lawlor. Also included is student Hannah Mullins, Duty Manager at Tesco Sean Fitzgerald, Deputy Principal Liam McGill and student Zain Ali. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tesco Tralee Branch Helps Out Local School

September 14, 2018 at 9:29 am 0 comments

THE guys from Tesco in the town centre paid a visit to Coláiste Gleann Lí on Thursday to hand over a cheque. It was part of Tesco’s Community Fund initiative and Austin McGinley, who works in Tesco and is a parent of a former pupil in Coláiste Gleann Lí, suggested that […]

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22.9.17  Culture Night Kerry Friday 22nd September. With the national catchphrase Switch On Culture Night, venues and public spaces across Kerry open their doors to host a programme of arts entertainment late into the night. Culture Night is an all-Kerry celebration of arts, heritage and culture . Pictured in Siamsa Tire Tralee - 

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Baile Mhuire Centre To Host ‘Céilí Afro Dabke’ On Culture Night

September 14, 2018 at 9:27 am 0 comments

CÉILÍ Afro Dabke will take place in Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre in Balloonagh, Tralee on Culture Night, Friday, September 21 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. This is a world music céilí dance developed by dancer and choreographer Catherine Young and The Welcoming Project with a cast spanning performers from Ireland, Europe, Palestine, […]

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FRONT : Actress, presenter and media personality Aoibhín Garrihy will judge the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday 14th of September. She will be assisted by stylist Marietta Doran. 

Photographed with (from left) John Galvin, Chairman of Listowel Race Company, Patrick McElligott, MD, McElligotts Tralee and David Moran, Brand Ambassador, McElligotss Tralee. 

There is a cash prize money fund of over €6,000 and the overall winner will receive a cheque for €3,000 and a Honda Civic for a year. Pix : MacMonagle

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It’s Ladies Day And The Weather Is Looking Good This Afternoon

September 14, 2018 at 9:20 am 0 comments

TODAY is the day when it appears the entire female population of north Kerry invades the Island in Listowel for style, fun and maybe even a drink or two. The good news is the weather is supposed to clear up in the afternoon, so the judges will be able to […]

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Christy Lynch (Area Manager SVP) presenting a special trophy to Honor O'Connor to mark 50 years as a volunteer SVP and incoming president Tralee and South West Area Paddy Kevane presenting Junior Lock outgoing President SVP with a special trophy.

Years Of Service Celebrated At St Vincent de Paul Meeting

September 13, 2018 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO long-serving volunteers with St Vincent de Paul were honoured at a meeting in Ozanam House on Tuesday night. Honor O’Connor received a memento to mark 50 years of service, while Emmett Kennelly (represented by his wife Aileen) was also recognised for his 60+ years of giving his time to […]

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Bluebird Care Recruiting For 20 Jobs With Open Day At Tralee Office

Bluebird Care Recruiting For 20 Jobs With Open Day At Tralee Office

September 13, 2018 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

BLUEBIRD Care in Tralee is holding an open day next week to recruit people for 20 new jobs in Kerry. The homecare provider announced last week it was creating 450 jobs nationally across its 26 offices. Staff will be needed nationwide after they secured tenders to provide care in all nine […]

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Movie Screening At Omniplex To Raise Funds For Cancer Charities

Movie Screening At Omniplex To Raise Funds For Cancer Charities

September 13, 2018 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW Irish movie will be screened at Tralee Omniplex next month to support Recovery Haven and Kerry Cancer Support. ‘For Molly’ tells the story of a young Irish couple ‘Evan and Laura’, engaged to be married and preparing for the arrival of their first child ‘Molly’ when a shock […]

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Aras an Phobail.

Successful Employment Programme For Women In Kerry Looking For New Recruits

September 13, 2018 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

AN exciting, new three-year employment programme for women in Kerry, supported by NEWKD is looking for new recruits and will host a free information session next week. The Moving On programme offers women free training, support and links with employers and while it only began last September, it is going […]

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IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

September 13, 2018 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

PROSPECTIVE employers will make their way to Institute of Technology Tralee for their annual Careers Fair taking take place on Wednesday, September 26 in the North Campus’ BIT building from 10am to 2pm. Graduates, students and job seekers from Kerry are urged to attend and connect in-person with potential employers in […]

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High-achieving Mercy Mounthawk students Keela Hughes (nine A grades) and Isobel Keane (eight A grades) with their results on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Joy Around Tralee Schools As Students Receive Junior Cert Results

September 13, 2018 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were smiling faces in the sunshine on Wednesday morning as hundreds of students around Tralee received their Junior Cert results. Over in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí there was great excitement as the envelopes were handed out at around 10am. Principal of the school, Ruairí Ó Cinnéide, was very pleased for the […]

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Ciara Griffin of the Irish rugby team with her Croí crew, David Culleton, Noel Keane, Paul Cotter and Dale Houlihan at the 'Celebrity Chef Gourmet Night' in aid of Cycle Against Suicide at Croí Restaurant on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rugby Captain Ciara Lines Up A Tasty Menu At Charity Night

September 13, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE award-winning Croí Restaurant in the Square was the venue on Monday night for a special ‘Celebrity Chef’ night to raise money for Cycle Against Suicide. Almost €3,000 was raised when Irish rugby team captain, Ciara Griffin, took to the kitchen to cook up an amazing five course dinner for […]

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Pictured - Derek Rusk, Manager of Manor West Retail Park with Aisling Enright from Tralee and Seoidin Long from Tralee at last year’s Wellness on your Doorstep event.

‘Wellness On Your Doorstep’ Returns To Manor West Shopping Centre

September 12, 2018 at 7:12 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will host its annual ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ exhibition on Saturday, September 22nd from 12pm to 5pm. The event will provide information to the local community and visitors to Manor West about organisations, clubs and services which are right on their doorstep in […]

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New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

September 12, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB will be the venue for the launch of an interactive guide to list locations in Kerry to attract filmmakers to shoot here. Kevin Mulcahy and Ed O’Connor completed a Broadcast Production Course at the National Digital Skills Centre and are behind ‘The Kerry Film Location Guide’. The digital […]

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Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

September 12, 2018 at 2:06 pm 3 comments

TRALEE received a boost this week with the news it has been chosen to host a conference where speakers will discuss remote-working opportunities in Ireland. The town saw off competition from 40 towns and villages to host the conference which will be attended by 20 speakers and 150 delegates from […]

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Gemma Sugrue with Jenny Greene.

Another INEC Date Added For Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra

September 12, 2018 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

DUE to phenomenal demand 2FM Live with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra have announced a second date at the INEC Killarney on Saturday, December 8. After selling out two shows in 2017 2fm Live are back to do it all over again with two more shows this December. […]

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Launching the Recovery Haven 'Movember Challenge' were, in front; Mike Smith and Anthony Clifford. Seated is James Kelly. Back from left; Jamie Blake, Marketing Officer with Recovery Haven Marisa Reidy, Junior Locke, Siobhan McSweeney of Recovery Haven and Brian McCannon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Search For Volunteers For Recovery Haven’s ‘Movember Challenge’

September 12, 2018 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is calling on the men of the Kingdom to come together and show their support for its inaugural “100 Men/€100” Movember Challenge. The charity, which offers free, therapeutic support to almost 1,300 cancer patients across Kerry, is hoping to recruit 100 men to shave […]

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Members of the club committee. From left to right, back row: Anthony Garvey, Donal McCarthy, Eamonn Bannan, Sergey Udaltsov, John McGillycuddy. Front row: Derry Butler and Lily Tangney

Tralee Toastmasters Club To Hold Open Night

September 12, 2018 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Toastmasters will be holding an opening meeting (no charge for guests) on Monday, September 17 at Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club at 8pm. Everyone is welcome. For those who are not familiar with Toastmasters its aims are to enable people to build confidence in general and in public speaking and leadership […]

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