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At The Omniplex: ‘The Judge’

At The Omniplex: ‘The Judge’

October 18, 2014 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Judge’ Robert Downey Jr. is perhaps the most charismatic superstar that Hollywood has to offer at the moment. His magnetic on-screen presence is seemingly unmatched by no one else, and he has a knack for delivering lengthy monologues in a fast-paced fashion, jumping back and forth between serious and […]

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Sarah Higgins getting the first bit of her hair shaved at the 'Chop or Change' fundraiser. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Skin And Hair Flying At Chop Or Change Fundraiser

October 18, 2014 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

TWO sisters organised a fundraiser on Friday night for Recovery Haven after the amazing care the centre showed for their aunt who passed away from cancer last year. Charlotte and Sarah Higgins held the ‘Chop Or Change’ event in the Slieve Mish Bar and it was a great success. “We decided […]

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The bar downstairs has kept the character of its previous incarnation. Photo by Dermot Crean

Out To Lunch: Value And Quality At The Brogue

October 18, 2014 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Rock Street I HAD intended on writing an ‘Out To Lunch’ on tour this week, seeing as I was ‘out foreign’ this week but then I had a change of mind. It’s not much good to readers of this column to be extolling the culinary delights of […]

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Beauty expert, Triona McCarthy (centre) with the staff of Expose Beauty  Salon, from left: Sharon Hurley, Mary O'Hara, Sheila McQuinn, Kate Kavanagh (Manager), Triona McCarthy, Tara Griffin, Siobhan Sheehy and Sarah Dowling. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Sunday Indo Beauty Expert Launches Tralee Salon

October 18, 2014 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE official opening of Expose Beauty in Mounthawk took place on Friday with popular beauty writer, Triona McCarthy, on hand to do the honours. “Kerry is such a social county, it really is,” said Triona McCarthy. “I come down here quite a lot for racing and the women are always so stylish, they […]

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Top Honour For The ‘Masterchef’ At Darcy’s

Top Honour For The ‘Masterchef’ At Darcy’s

October 17, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man, who has been a head chef in restaurants all over the world, has been awarded the top honour of ‘Masterchef’. Ballinorig native, Noel Keane, is head chef in Darcy’s Restaurant in Barrack Lane, Tralee, which has been nominated for numerous awards over the last year. Now […]

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At the opening of Winters Display, in the Horan Centre were: Carol Kennelly, Anne Leen, Danny Leen and Claire Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Opening Of Orlagh Winters’ Christmas Shop

October 17, 2014 at 10:11 am 1 comment

A LARGE crowd of well wishers were at the opening of a new business at the Horan Centre last night. Orlagh Winters opened her Winters Display business with a wine and canapés reception, DJ spinning festive tracks, special discounts and festive surprises throughout. There was even an appearance by the […]

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It’s The Weekend! Five Things To Occupy Your Time

It’s The Weekend! Five Things To Occupy Your Time

October 17, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

The weekend. It’s so close we can taste it. We’ve got that Friday feeling so if you want to know what’s on in town for the weekend then looky here… Friday Expose Beauty Lauch Sunday Independent beauty writer and TV3 regular, Triona McCarthy, will officially open Expose Beauty in Mounthawk from 3pm to […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 17, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week, here at Traleetoday.ie we pull together all of the best photos and videos posted up on social media of Tralee and its surrounding area. The three wise men. Donnacha Clifford, was out in Fenit and came across these three lads having a moment. Susan, on Instagram was lucky […]

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Video: Stained Glass Artist Works On Exciting New Project For Jameson

Video: Stained Glass Artist Works On Exciting New Project For Jameson

October 17, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL stained glass artist, Mary Leen, was asked to contribute her expertise and craft to a historic project for Irish whiskey giant, Jameson. In a video posted up on Youtube by Jameson on Wednesday, Mary can be seen working on a project called ‘Pencil and Sledge’ to help promote a new brand […]

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At the Abbey Theater performance of Sive in the Siamese Tire were, from left:  Kerry McCarthy, Fiona Nelligan, Leona McHenry and Joanne McCarthy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: It’s A Siamsa Sellout For John B Keane’s ‘Sive’

October 16, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Abbey Theatre’s production of ‘Sive’ is proving to be one of the most successful runs in Siamsa in years having sold out all five nights this week. The premiere took place on Tuesday and was attended by wife of the late John B Keane, Mary. The Listowel man’s work […]

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Showing Barry John Keane, the picture they drew for the Kerry Team, were sisters, Anne and Emily O'Reilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Bons Staff Get Their Clean Hands On Sam Maguire

October 16, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Sam Maguire and Tom Markham cups went in for check-up to the Bon Secours hospital on Wednesday to coincide with Global Handwashing Day. Staff at the Bons got their (clean) hands on both trophies and posed for photos as some of the players also popped in for a visit […]

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Sunday Indo Writer To Officially Open Expose Beauty

Sunday Indo Writer To Officially Open Expose Beauty

October 16, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  POPULAR beauty writer, Triona McCarthy, will officially open Expose Beauty in Mounthawk this Friday. Expose Beauty opened its doors in February of this year and have been delighted with its success so far! “We are so excited about our official opening,” says Kate Kavanagh, Manager at Expose. “Having been […]

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Well known face on the box, Francis Brennan, will be signing copies of his new book in O'Mahonys on Saturday.

Francis Brennan To Sign His Books At O’Mahony’s

October 16, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

WELL-KNOWN hotelier and TV presenter, Francis Brennan will be signing copies of his book at O’Mahony’s Bookshop this Saturday. The owner of the five-star Park Hotel in Kenmare, with brother John, has written a book ‘It’s The Little Things: Francis Brennan’s Guide To Life’. Full of fun and personal memories, Francis Brennan’s […]

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Fitness: Top Tips To Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

Fitness: Top Tips To Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

October 16, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Micheal Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee gives top tips on how to lose weight… We’ve all said to ourselves at one point or another in our lives; “I would like to lose some weight” or some other similar vague statement of  that description. It may be for a wedding coming […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Prevalence Of Asthma In Ireland

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Prevalence Of Asthma In Ireland

October 16, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on the serious issue of asthma in Ireland… Asthma is a serious problem. Ireland has the fourth highest prevalence of asthma worldwide. One in eight of population have asthma, 20% of these do not have their symptoms controlled. The […]

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Sample The Kerry Camino In One Day This Weekend

Sample The Kerry Camino In One Day This Weekend

October 16, 2014 at 9:34 am 1 comment

ANYONE up for a trek this weekend? Kerry Camino will be leading a walk of the first stage of The Dingle Way, Tralee to Camp, on this Saturday. The Kerry Camino is normally a three day event held on the May bank holiday weekend, but this gives an opportunity for people in Kerry […]

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Fatima Speight, Linda Clifford, Placement Officer with the Kerry Volunteer Centre and Thandie Dike at the Tralee Wetlands on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nominate Someone You Know For A National Volunteer Award

October 16, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Volunteer Centre is encouraging all of the county to start nominating people for the national Volunteer Ireland Awards. Nominating is free and can be done online on www.volunteerkerry.ie. The deadline for nominations is Friday, October  24 so there is still time to nominate someone you know. The Volunteer […]

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Budget 2015: What Does It Mean For Families?

Budget 2015: What Does It Mean For Families?

October 15, 2014 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Chris Murray of Casey and Co. looks at the main points of Budget 2015 as it pertains to families… On 14 October 2014, Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan introduced Budget 2015.  It is the first post austerity Budget and it is hoped that this trend can continue. Below we outline […]

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Kerry team manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, signs a football for a young fan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry County Council Honours Victorious Kerry Teams

October 15, 2014 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Senior and Minor winning teams received one of the highest honours the Kerry County Council can bestow when, on Monday night, they were treated to a civic reception in the Council buildings in Rathass. Representatives from the senior panel in attendance were, Donnchadh Walsh, Killian Young, Barry John Keane, […]

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Zoe’s World: Female Friendships? It’s Complicated!

Zoe’s World: Female Friendships? It’s Complicated!

October 15, 2014 at 5:39 am Comments are Disabled

EVERYONE has seen those clichéd Hollywood movies where the “High School” is divided into all the different groups. Each group carries the title of “Jocks”, “Geeks” or “Freaks”, depending on just how clichéd the movie actually is. These titles don’t actually fit any of the groups in the real world. […]

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Andrea Helps Raise €20,000 For Palliative Care Unit

October 15, 2014 at 5:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Palliative Care Unit in Kerry Genaral Hospital, received a massive boost, when a €20,000 cheque from a fundraiser was handed over to them on Monday. The chief organiser behind the Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Compeition in aid of the Unit was Andrea O’Donoghue from Blennerville, who recently lost her father, Tony, […]

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Frights In Store For Kids At The ‘Haunted Hall’

Frights In Store For Kids At The ‘Haunted Hall’

October 15, 2014 at 5:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE Geraldine Experience in the Kerry County Museum is scary enough at the best of times but it’s about to get a whole lot more frightening in the run-up to Halloween! The staff have transformed the cavernous medieval experience into a ‘Haunted Hall’ for the next few weeks and schoolchildren from […]

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Musical Society Prepares For Nights Of Entertainment

Musical Society Prepares For Nights Of Entertainment

October 15, 2014 at 5:38 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just two weeks to go until the opening night of That’s Entertainment 2014, the excitement is steadily building amongst the cast of Tralee Musical society (recent winners in the ‘Best Ensemble’ section of the Amateur Irish Musical Society awards). The finishing touches are being put to the exciting medley of […]

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Tralee Foodies To Flock To Listowel Next Month

Tralee Foodies To Flock To Listowel Next Month

October 15, 2014 at 5:37 am Comments are Disabled

  A MIGRATION of Tralee foodies will happen next month when the 2oth anniversary of the Listowel Food Fair takes place next month The mouth watering programme of events, for the week-long event from Monday November 17 to Sunday November 23,  includes a Gala Dinner and Awards, Craft Beer Symposium, Farming Seminar, Best Emerging […]

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Coláiste Launches Book Of Poetry And Prose By Students

Coláiste Launches Book Of Poetry And Prose By Students

October 15, 2014 at 5:35 am Comments are Disabled

COLÁISTE Gleann Lí- Post Primary School in Clash has launched ‘The Next Instalment’, an anthology of poetry and prose, produced by students of the school. The book, which has been published locally, is a sequel to their earlier anthology of poetry and prose, entitled ‘The Write Stuff’ which was published […]

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Orlagh Winters: Debs Are Far More Sophisticated These Days

Orlagh Winters: Debs Are Far More Sophisticated These Days

October 14, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

  OK, so it was the early nineties and except for the dodgy perm, the thinking behind the look was quite ingenious even if I say so myself. I am talking about my debs dress. I restyled my mother’s cousin’s wedding dress. Life was an awful lot simpler then, there […]

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Stacks fans on the terraces on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

AUDIO: Kathryn Makes Short Documentary On Rockie Fans’ Passion

October 14, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something to get Austin Stacks fans in the mood for the county final. The passion of the Rockie hordes is captured brilliantly on a short audio documentary made by Ballyduff native Kathryn Smith. At the time Kathryn, who is married to a Connolly Park man, John Smith, was doing a […]

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Upfront PR Nominated For European Web Award

Upfront PR Nominated For European Web Award

October 14, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE website of Kerry-based Upfront PR, Event and Model Management has been nominated for the .eu Web Awards under House Category. Upfront, owned and run by Orla Diffily, is one of three finalists in the House Category and there are five categories in total. The .eu Web Awards is an […]

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Another Big Win For Kerry On ‘Winning Streak’

Another Big Win For Kerry On ‘Winning Streak’

October 14, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

  DO Kerry people just spend their time buying lottery tickets or are we just lucky? Ellen Brosnan from Knocknagoshel, is the latest player to scoop a big cash prize of €43,000 on the ‘Winning Streak’ show, following on from last week where two Kerry people, one from Knocknagoshel, were big winners. Ellen, […]

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At the Kerry Film Festival Award Ceremony were, from left: Ciara Fitzgerald, Neil Brown and Aedamar O'Neil. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Filmmakers Honoured At Final Night Of Kerry Film Festival

October 14, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE curtain came down on Kerry Film Festival 2014 last Saturday night when the best films were honoured in an awards ceremony at Siamsa Tire. “We’re very confident and enthused by this year’s festival,” said one of the organisers, Neil Brown. “Numbers are up all across the board, we travelled to […]

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