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Know Your Rights: Opening A Bank Account

November 18, 2017 at 9:37 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 bank is insisting I must prove my identity to open a new account, even though I already have an account with them. What is required to open a […]

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Presentation Castleisland students presented a cheque to Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Students Turn Off Their Phones To Help Enable Ireland Kerry

November 17, 2017 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

STUDENTS from Presentation Secondary School Castleisland present Enable Ireland Kerry Services with a cheque for €270 on Friday. The money was raised by students who took part in a No Phone Survival Challenge. That’s right – no phones, no calls, no texts, no snaps, no posts, no likes, no selfies […]

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Pictured at the opening of The Golf Doc Academy in Ballinorig, Tralee was ( L to R )  Philip Walton, Simonette Clifford, Ellen O'Dowd, Susan O'Dowd, Owner James O'Dowd, Dick Spring and Mary O'Dowd.

PHOTOS: Dick Spring Opens Tralee Man’s ‘The Golf Doc’ Academy

November 17, 2017 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man has just opened a new facility for golf enthusiasts on the outskirts of town. James O’Dowd is bringing his insights, tips and experience to his new venture ‘The Golf Doc’ which opened its doors for the first time on Thursday. Situated just outside Tralee in Ballinorig West, […]

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Paving works underway on Bridge Street on Thursday.

Bridge Street Work Won’t Be Finished Until End Of November

November 17, 2017 at 11:11 am 1 comment

IT has emerged that the works which have been taking place on the Bridge Street area won’t be completed until the end of the month. The work on The Mall/Bridge Street project was scheduled to finish on Tuesday, November 21, but it’s clear now that this will not happen and […]

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Santa is coming to Manor this weekend.

Santa Claus To Arrive In Manor This Weekend

November 17, 2017 at 10:26 am 0 comments

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is creating a buzz this Christmas season the arrival of Santa Claus will enhance this at the centre on Saturday. Kids will have the chance to meet the big man in red and his friends for free from 12noon to 6pm on Saturday […]

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Forever blowing bubbles at the ITT STEM event as part of Science Week on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Eight Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 17, 2017 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Tea parties, Santa, science, shopping and more. There’s actually a bit to get up to over the weekend… Friday 1. Christmas at CH kicks off… The annual CH Christmas Evening event  takes place from 6pm to 8pm tonight. 800 goodie bags will be given to customers who spend more than […]

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Launching Radio Kerry's Christmas Jumper Day in aid of St Vincent de Paul were, front from left; Andrew Morrissey, Paddy Kevane (St Vincent de Paul) and Pat Kelly. Back from left; Alan Finn, Elaine Kinsella, Junior Locke (St Vincent de Paul), Melanie O'Sullivan and Brendan Fuller. Photo by Dermot Crean

Help Out A Great Cause By Taking Part In Christmas Jumper Day

November 17, 2017 at 9:36 am 0 comments

IT’S raised almost €50,000 for St Vincent de Paul over the past few years, so everyone is encouraged to get the Christmas jumper out to help families in need this festive season. Radio Kerry’s third annual Christmas Jumper Day will take place on Friday, December 15 and Junior Locke of […]

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Ardfert NS Pupils Wins Best Film Of The Year At Nationwide FÍS Festival

Ardfert NS Pupils Wins Best Film Of The Year At Nationwide FÍS Festival

November 16, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

ARDFERT NS won the top prize today at the FÍS National Film Festival. The pupils from Ms Holland’s fifth class at the school won Overall Film of the Year award for their entry, ‘The Gooseberry Fair’. They were up against 24 other schools from around the country. Their entry re-enacts […]

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Christmas Classics Coming To The Omniplex Big Screen

Christmas Classics Coming To The Omniplex Big Screen

November 16, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

YES, it’s only November, but some people are already embracing the thought of the festive season ahead. With this in mind, Tralee Omniplex Cinema is cranking up a notch on nostalgia in a seasonal run of their popular #BringItBack classic film screenings which includes ‘Gremlins’, ‘Die Hard’ and, er, ‘Goodfellas’?! #BringItBack […]

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The Ashe Hotel Features In Trivago Awards 2018

The Ashe Hotel Features In Trivago Awards 2018

November 16, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE hotel has featured in the Trivago Awards for 2018. The Ashe Hotel was rated in the Top 3 Best Rated 3 Star Hotel’s in Ireland. Meanwhile, Camp Junction House B&B came second in the Ireland’s Top-Rated Alternative Accommodation category. It’s the second year in a row the Ashe Hotel […]

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WATCH: Short Film Promoting Tralee At Night Shows What Town Has To Offer

WATCH: Short Film Promoting Tralee At Night Shows What Town Has To Offer

November 16, 2017 at 11:38 am 0 comments

TRALEE will receive its Purple Flag at a ceremony in Norwich tonight after a supreme effort by all involved during the summer. It was announced in late September that Tralee would be awarded The Purple Flag which confirms the commitment to ensuring that Kerry’s capital town has a safe, vibrant […]

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The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town judges are shown around Tralee during the judging last month

‘Award Recognises Wonderful Spirit In Tralee’ Says Mayor

November 16, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

THE Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley has warmly welcomed the announcement that Tralee is the national winner of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards for 2017. Mayor Foley was among those present at the announcement in Tullamore last night. Tralee won the top award after earlier taking the […]

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Minister Finian McGrath with participants and volunteers in the Inspired group on his visit to the centre in Friary Lane on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Minister Impressed As He Visits Inspired Centre

November 16, 2017 at 10:11 am 0 comments

THE Inspired group were delighted to receive a visit from a special guest this afternoon and ended up getting an invitation to take a tour of Dáil Éireann. Minster for State for Disabilities Finian McGrath, went to the Inspired centre at Friary Lane and was hugely impressed with what the […]

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Anna Chute with Marisa Reidy, Marketing and PR Officer with Recovery Haven and Siobhan McSweeney, Manager of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Young Anna’s Wonderful Gesture Makes Its Mark At Recovery Haven

November 16, 2017 at 10:10 am 0 comments

A YOUNG Tralee schoolgirl who wanted to add a little joy to those suffering from cancer has melted the hearts of a local charity with a selfless donation. Nine-year-old Anna Chute from The Spa made a selection of hand-made bookmarks and donated them to Recovery Haven Kerry, along with €20 […]

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Deirdre Walsh with John and Eilish Cleary at the launch of 'T'was Only Like Yesterday' in The Imperial Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Launch Of John’s Book Of Images Of Kerry In The 1980s

November 16, 2017 at 10:09 am 0 comments

TRALEE photographer, John Cleary, saw his book of images from Kerry life in the 1980s launched in The Imperial Hotel on Tuesday night. The Ireland v Denmark game might have affected the turnout but John was delighted to see friends and family there to wish him well with ‘T’was Only Like […]

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Overall National Award For Tralee At Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

Overall National Award For Tralee At Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

November 15, 2017 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

IT gets better for Tralee. Having won the Regional Category for ‘Most Enterprising Large Town Award for Munster’ in the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Competition tonight, they then won ‘Most Enterprising Large Town in Ireland’ category and finally the Overall National most Enterprising Town In Ireland award netting […]

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Tralee Wins Regional Category Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

Tralee Wins Regional Category Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

November 15, 2017 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

For an update on this story, click here GOOD news from Tullamore tonight. Tralee has won the Regional Category for Munster in the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Competition tonight at a ceremony attended by over 500 people from towns all over Ireland at the Tullamore Court Hotel. The […]

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HRI Awards 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award Nominee Jack Kennedy Photo: Alain Barr

Give Jockey Jack Your Vote For Outstanding Achievement At HRI Awards

November 15, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

A KERRY jockey has been shortlisted in the 2017 Horse Racing Ireland Awards Outstanding Achievement category…and your vote can help him win it. Jack Kennedy from Dingle has been nominated after his landmark year on the saddle. Despite an injury-interrupted year, Jack Kennedy got to show the racing world his undoubted […]

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PHOTOS: Picture This Perform Two Sell-Out Shows At INEC

PHOTOS: Picture This Perform Two Sell-Out Shows At INEC

November 15, 2017 at 12:33 pm 0 comments

PICTURE This played to thousands of fans in the INEC in Killarney for two sellout shows last Friday and Saturday night. The Athy duo of Jimmy Rainsford  and Ryan Hennessy have experienced a meteoric rise in the past year with a huge selling self-titled album released in August. They put […]

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O’Brennan NS, Kielduff, Tralee wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw .. Pictured were     Mary Slattery Vice Principal O’Brennan NS , Teresa Higgins-Walker, Lee Strand and Mike Sweeney, Principal O’Brennan NS . 

O’Brennan NS, Kielduff, Tralee was filled with lots of excitement when Lee Strand visited this week to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. Speaking at the presentation Mike Sweeney, Principal stated “We are delighted to have won this month’s draw and I would like to thank all the parents and pupils for sending in their Mighty Mikey Milk tokens in such great numbers, we certainly have a lot of Lee Strand milk drinkers! We will be putting the money towards our improvements to the outside play area. Thank you Lee Strand.”

John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand said “Once again this year Lee Strand will present a total of €2,000 to schools in Kerry & West Limerick providing much valued financial support for schools. We would like to congratulate O’Brennan NS on winning €500 in our first draw and wish all schools the best of luck in our next three €500 draws.”
 
To enter simply collect 10 Mighty Mikey Milk mascots printed on Lee Strand 1 Litre and pint cartons or 2 Litre plastic bottles. Post your 10 mascots along with your name, address and telephone number to: Win €500 Cash 4 Schools Competition, Lee Strand, Ballymullen, Tralee, Co. Kerry. The next draw will take place on Friday, December 29th. For further information please contact 066 71 21084 or visit www.leestrand.ie
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Lee Strand Presents O’Brennan School With €500

November 15, 2017 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

O’Brennan NS, Kielduff, Tralee was filled with lots of excitement when Lee Strand visited this week to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. Speaking at the presentation Mike Sweeney, Principal stated; “We are delighted to have won this month’s draw and I would like to […]

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IT Tralee To Host STEM Careers Expo This Friday Night

IT Tralee To Host STEM Careers Expo This Friday Night

November 15, 2017 at 11:46 am 0 comments

IF you or a family member is considering a career in  Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM), then a visit to the IT Tralee this Friday night is a must. As part of National Science week, the Institute of Technology Tralee will host a STEM Enterprise and Career Expo from […]

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The Institute of Technology Tralee honoured it's students who won All Ireland medals this year at a function in the North Campus. Dr. Oliver Murphy ,President, and Dr Brendan O'Donnell IT Tralee presented awards to Michael Potts , Donnchadh O Sullivan David Clifford and Chris O Donoghue. All four were part of the Kerry Minor Football Team who won the All Ireland Minor Football title. Josh Adams also received an award at the event, Josh was part of the Limerick team that won the All Ireland u21 Hurling title this year.Speaking at the event Dr. Oliver Murphy congratulated all five on their achievements and acknowledged the hard work and dedication it takes to perform at this level. He also congratulated David Clifford & Michael Potts on their selection on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Team and on David's selection as the 2017 Electric Ireland Minor Player of the Year.
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All-Ireland Medal Winners Honoured By IT Tralee

November 15, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

THE Institute of Technology Tralee has honoured its students who won All Ireland medals this year at a function in the North Campus. Dr. Oliver Murphy, President, and Dr Brendan O’Donnell, Registrar at IT Tralee presented awards to Michael Potts, Donnchadh O Sullivan, David Clifford and Chris O’Donoghue.  All four […]

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Further Funding Of Over €1m For Munster Technological University

November 15, 2017 at 10:30 am 0 comments

THE Minister for Higher Education yesterday announced funding of €1.03 million to support the development of the Munster Technological University, which will consist of the Institute of Technology Tralee and Cork Institute of Technology. She is also bringing the  the Technological Universities Bill to Committee Stage in the Dáil today, moving […]

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Ladies Lunch And Fashion Afternoon To Benefit Local School

Ladies Lunch And Fashion Afternoon To Benefit Local School

November 15, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon supporting  Moyderwell Mercy Primary School Tralee in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee, on Sunday, November 26. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Champagne reception and a gift exhibition, followed by a five course luncheon with complimentary wines, fashion […]

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Santa and friends are all set for Santaland and the annual CH Christmas parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Santaland And CH Parade To Bring Festive Cheer To Tralee

November 15, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

THE CH Chemists Christmas parade promises to be a feast of fun, colour and a spectacle to get you all into the Christmas spirit again this year when it arrives on November 25. Filled with characters from Paw Patrol, The Little Mermaid, Sponge Bob, Princess Sofia and much more, the […]

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Kerry Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Tralee Comhaltas News

November 14, 2017 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

CRAOBH THRÁ LÍ: (i) The Tralee Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann continues with its weekly traditional music classes in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí at 6.30pm (beginners) every Tuesday. Beginners as well as more accomplished boys and girls are being catered for. Traditional musician Ciarán Ó Flaibhín atá i mbun na ranganna agus an […]

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Joanann Urges Tralee People To Support NCBI’s ‘Clear Our Paths’ Campaign

Joanann Urges Tralee People To Support NCBI’s ‘Clear Our Paths’ Campaign

November 14, 2017 at 4:26 pm 1 comment

  PEOPLE in Tralee are today being asked to join a movement to ensure people who are blind or vision impaired can move around freely and safely. The National Council for the Blind of Ireland has launched a nationwide awareness campaign urging people not to place obstacles in the way […]

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WATCH: Michael’s Vlog For TG4 Sees Him Teach Irish On Streets Of London

WATCH: Michael’s Vlog For TG4 Sees Him Teach Irish On Streets Of London

November 14, 2017 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man features on a new TG4 show with his video blog of people in London uttering sentences as gaeilge. Michael Griffin from Oakpark regularly uses social media to put up clips promoting the Irish language in a cool and fun way. His series of snapchat and Instagram stories […]

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Presentation Transition Year students Claudia Drzymala, Orla O'Brien, Clodagh Begley, Bronagh Foley and Zainab Lawal with their Binder Minder project. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Girls Enter ‘Dragons Den’ To Prepare For Competition

November 14, 2017 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME enterprising Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School pitched their projects in a ‘Dragons Den’-type event in the school on Monday. It was all to prepare for the upcoming Kerry LEO Student Enterprise Awards which take place at IT Tralee in the new year. The school assembled some ‘Dragons’ […]

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Last year's winning captain, Podge Moynihan, presents the cup to Ballymac Galaxy's Larry Kelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Inter-Firm Soccer Tournament Raises Around €2,000 For KCSG

November 14, 2017 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE boys from ‘Ballymac Galaxy’ were crowned Tralee Inter-Firm Soccer Tournament champions 2018, after another enjoyable day of matches last Saturday. This year’s event saw 18 teams from all over town and beyond taking part including the gardaí, Kerry County Council, local companies and businesses, with all funds raised going […]

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