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Denis and Donnacha Sayers and Paul and Siún Fitzgibbon, Tralee, at the City End Terrace in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: More Green And Gold Fans At Saturday’s Match

September 2, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of Kerry fans travelled to Limerick on Saturday for the Kerry V Mayo game and here are some more photos of them enjoying the atmosphere in the Ardhú bar near the Gaelic Grounds and on the terraces. (See previous fan pics here) Scroll down for photos…  

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Orlagh Winters: I’m Back In Black For Autumn

Orlagh Winters: I’m Back In Black For Autumn

September 2, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

SO now is the time that we start to think about one of our big wardrobe investments, a winter coat! Much to the despair of my very own Irish mammy, I love the colour black so much that it makes up 90% of my wardrobe. She thinks I look like […]

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Man Has €3k Of Belongings Stolen From Van While Doing Volunteer Work

Man Has €3k Of Belongings Stolen From Van While Doing Volunteer Work

September 1, 2014 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A VOLUNTEER with the Tralee Red Cross has had €3,000 worth of his belongings stolen from his van while doing work for the Red Cross. The theft took place from his vehicle which was parked outside the Red Cross building in Killerisk on Sunday sometime between 11.30am and 6pm, while […]

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Crime: Gardai Seek Help With Oakpark Burglaries

Crime: Gardai Seek Help With Oakpark Burglaries

September 1, 2014 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO burglaries took place in the Oakpark area last week and Gardai are asking the public for help in solving the crime. A number of windows were smashed in premises near Subway on the Oakpark Road in Sunday night August 25/Monday morning August 25. Nothing was taken but there was significant […]

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Aoife, Sean, Siobhan and Sarah Barrett at the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club fundraising cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Na Gaeil Faithful Get On Their Bikes For Fundraiser

September 1, 2014 at 7:50 am Comments are Disabled

ABOUT  160 cyclists set off for the annual Na Gaeil GAA club cycle on Saturday morning. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the club and there was a good turnout in the sunshine to see the riders off. There were two routes, the first of which took them from Na Gaeil out to […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley Into Final But Stalemate In Other Semi

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley Into Final But Stalemate In Other Semi

September 1, 2014 at 7:49 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the weekend’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-finals… Kilmoyley 0-13 Ballyduff 0-10 Kilmoyley powered their way to their first Kerry Senior Hurling Final since 2009, when the completely overwhelmed a timid Ballyduff challenge in Austin Stack Park on Friday night. Ballyduff went into this game […]

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Helen O'Sullivan, Siobhan O'Sullivan, Margo O'Sullivan and Eileen Riordan, Currow and Castleisland, in The Sin Bin, prior to Saturday's big match. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Fans Invade Limerick For Semi-Final

September 1, 2014 at 7:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE green and gold hordes invaded Limerick on Saturday for the semi-final against Mayo. From very early on there was a good smattering of Kerry colours in the city centre while down on the quays in The Sin Bin hundreds of Kingdom fans enjoyed a drink before heading across the bridge […]

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Photos: Images From Kerry’s Epic Encounter With Mayo

Photos: Images From Kerry’s Epic Encounter With Mayo

August 31, 2014 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW that we’ve got out breath back after yesterday’s heartstopping Kerry V Mayo match, here’s some photos you might enjoy from the epic All-Ireland Semi-final in Limerick. And if you’re the young fella who took this great selfie with Man Of The Match, James O’Donoghue; great opportunism kid! • We’ll have more […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘What If’

At The Omniplex: ‘What If’

August 31, 2014 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘What If’ By John Lyons LIKE most film fanatics, whenever I’m feeling stressed about something, I like to go to the cinema and forget about my troubles for two hours. That was the case this week when I was let down by a famous film-maker who had promised me an […]

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Roger Harty: Fear And Living In The Modern World

Roger Harty: Fear And Living In The Modern World

August 31, 2014 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

IN my previous article (here) I wrote about how ancient man experienced real fear. The reality that he was going to die when he stepped out of his immediate environment (comfort zone) for more rewards (rich pickings) with the prospect (risk) of attack from dangerous wild animals or neighbouring tribes. […]

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VIDEO: Mayo Legend In Tralee Takes The Ice Challenge With Leo Griffin

VIDEO: Mayo Legend In Tralee Takes The Ice Challenge With Leo Griffin

August 31, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s all over and Mayo still have to break the curse put on them by a priest back in 1951. One man who played on that team, Paddy Prendergast, resides in Tralee and he showed what a good sport he is by doing the Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday. […]

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Caroline O'Donoghue, Andrea Quirke, Edwina Hurley, Jackie Moriarty and Tara Dillon at the Balloonagh Secondary School Class of 1997 reunion in O'Donnell's Bar, Mounthawk on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Balloonagh Ladies Party Like It’s 1997

August 31, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

EAR-SPLITTING laughter was the order of the night at O’Donnell’s in Mounthawk  on Friday, as ladies recalled their 90s heyday. The Balloonagh Secondary School Class of 1997 got back together to reminisce about their schooldays with a ‘Dress To Impress’ theme and they certainly didn’t disappoint. The glamorous bunch of […]

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At the handing over of the proceeds of the Tralee Lions Club's Golf Classic to local charities and groups were, back from left; Lions Club members Teddy Reynolds and Michael Higgins; Mary O’Keeffe MS Tralee Branch; Tim O’Donoghue KDYS; Louie O’Connell and Michael Stack (Golf Classic winners)  and Garda Stephen Kelly and Enda McInerney, Community Garda. Front  from left; Gillian Wharton Slattery; Tralee International Resource Centre; Mark Boyle, President Tralee Lions Club; Maree O’Connor and Sheila Power Kerry Branch Down Syndrome. Photo by Dermot Crean

Lions Club Golf Classic Raises €6,700 For Local Groups

August 31, 2014 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

SIX charities and centres received a boost on Friday when they received cheques from the Tralee Lions Club. Outgoing President of Tralee Lions Club, Mark Boyle, distributed the cheques – the proceeds from their annual golf classic totalling €6,700 – at the offices of the winners of the event, Baily’s Solicitors […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

It Was About Guts, Glory And Tralee Heroes

August 30, 2014 at 9:57 pm 2 comments

By Dermot Crean THE photos show what it means. Ogie Moran ran on to the field after the final whistle and met his son David and Kieran Donaghy. There were tears in his eyes as he embraced them and told them both how great they played. ‘Epic’ doesn’t quite cover what […]

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Video/Photo: A Cool First Day At St Ita’s And St Joseph’s School

Video/Photo: A Cool First Day At St Ita’s And St Joseph’s School

August 30, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

  IT turned out to be a really cool first day in St Ita’s and St Joseph’s as the 82 students started back to school and staff took the Ice Bucket Challenge. The Caherslee school, which caters for children and teenagers with a mild learning disability and draws its attendance from […]

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VIDEOS: More Local Businesses Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEOS: More Local Businesses Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

August 30, 2014 at 8:23 am Comments are Disabled

IS there anyone dry left in the town? The Ice Bucket Challenge is reaching saturation point (sorry!) at this stage, but when it’s for a cause as good as Motor Neuron Disease research, may it continue until every last one of us is dripping. For anyone who missed some of […]

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Out To Lunch: Feeling ‘Appy At The Abbey

Out To Lunch: Feeling ‘Appy At The Abbey

August 30, 2014 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

The Abbey Inn Abbey Street GROWING up in Tralee, the Abbey has taken a number of guises over the years. When I was a teenager in the late 80s, it was the place where the bikers and rockers went, so I missed out on going there back then. My impressions […]

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Orla Ní Choisteala and Ava Ní Dhaibhín at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on  Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: New Arrivals Get A ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ At The Gaelscoil

August 30, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE junior infants in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn were well settled when TraleeToday.ie visited on Friday morning to get a class photo. “We had a very exciting day yesterday with our 43 new junior infants and everybody was very happy both coming into school and going home,” said Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir. […]

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice, prepares for his third year in charge with Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry v Mayo: Five Questions To Ponder On For The Big Match

August 30, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the key questions that will be answered on Saturday in Limerick… Who will favour the six day turnaround? Coming out of Croke Park last Sunday, the feeling was that Kerry would! Given that Mayo had just put in a gruelling second half of football,  a man […]

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Driving To The Match? You Better Know This Then…

Driving To The Match? You Better Know This Then…

August 29, 2014 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of Kerry fans are driving to Limerick for the match against Mayo in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. You better know what the traffic management plan is then! The following is the Garda Traffic Management Plan to cater for the match, including road closures and diversions. • The Garda advice to […]

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KGH Nursing Staff Shortage At Crisis Point Says INMO

KGH Nursing Staff Shortage At Crisis Point Says INMO

August 29, 2014 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE shortage of nurses within Kerry General Hospital has reached crisis point according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The INMO is  now calling for an immediate recruitment of staff specific to KGH to address this crisis. “The situation that currently exists within Kerry General Hospital is unsafe and […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 29, 2014 at 8:23 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week Traleetoday.ie pulls together all of the best photos put up in the Tralee area on social media. So what were you snapping this week… Instagramer, Cristin Dougherty, was in town on Monday and got this shot of a butterfly going about its business over looking Denny Street. Autumn […]

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Ms Sarah Daly's junior infants class in Moyderwell on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Settling In For Schooldays At Holy Family And Moyderwell

August 29, 2014 at 8:23 am Comments are Disabled

THURSDAY morning was a hive of activity in Moyderwell and Holy Family as the children settled into their first days at school. “It all went very well in our two classes,” said Principal of Moyderwell, Moira Quinlan. “There were a few tears but they settled down quickly so it’s a […]

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New €1.4m Baile Mhuire Day-Care Centre Opens

New €1.4m Baile Mhuire Day-Care Centre Opens

August 29, 2014 at 8:20 am 1 comment

THE €1.4 million Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for the elderly was officially opened in Balloonagh, Tralee by the Director General of the Health Service Executive, Tony O’Brien on Thursday morning. Employing 16 people, the facility opened its doors last April and it now provides a full range of care to the […]

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Seminar On Managing PR For Festivals And Food Events

Seminar On Managing PR For Festivals And Food Events

August 29, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

UPFRONT PR will host a one day training seminar focused on the PR and Publicity requirements of the Irish Festival, Food and Hospitality Industry next month. This one day Seminar in the Fels Point Hotel, on Monday, September 22, will be particularly useful for anyone managing the PR function for […]

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No Changes To Kerry Team For Mayo Replay

No Changes To Kerry Team For Mayo Replay

August 28, 2014 at 8:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE  are no changes to the Kerry side that will face Mayo this Saturday in the All-Ireland semi-final replay. Stephen O’Brien, who was a doubt because of a calf muscle injury, retains his place. Bryan Sheehan and Declan O’Sullivan remain on the bench. Throw-in for the match is at 5pm […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: Kerry’s Quality Could Make The Difference

August 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Barry O’Shea says there are many ifs, buts and maybes about Saturday’s Kerry V Mayo clash, but the Kingdom’s quality up front could prevail… ONE of the major talking points coming out of Croke Park last Sunday was what happened to our extra man? I have a feeling the players didn’t […]

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Twins Oisin and Fionn Cotter on their first day at school in Scoil Eoin on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Four Sets Of Twins Start In Balloonagh School

August 28, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean IT was an eventful day in Scoil Eoin on Thursday as almost 90 children made their in the doors for the first time – among them four sets of twins! The new school year is just beginning at the Balloonagh primary school and with that comes new surroundings […]

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ITT To Welcome World’s Leading Games Designer

ITT To Welcome World’s Leading Games Designer

August 28, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A WORLD famous web games developer will be a special guest of the IT Tralee next month where she will share her expertise with students and lecturers. The visit of Ms Brenda Romero follows on from the auspicious beginning to last year’s academic year when students from the ITT welcomed television star Graham […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Ballyduff And Lixnaw Have Enough To Book Final Place

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Ballyduff And Lixnaw Have Enough To Book Final Place

August 28, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the two Kerry SHC semi-finals coming up this weekend… NEXT weekend sees both semi-finals of the Garveys SuperValu Kerry senior hurling championship take place in Austin Stacks Park Tralee. On Friday August 29 at 6.45, the kings of Kerry hurling, Kilmoyley and Ballyduff, face […]

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