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Right2Water To Protest Outside Council Buildings On Monday

Right2Water To Protest Outside Council Buildings On Monday

July 17, 2015 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Righ2Water campaign got a shot in the arm earlier in this week when the government announced that  less than half (43%) of the total houses liable to pay water charges have paid up. “The news is brilliant and I think they’re hiding the figures. It could be even more […]

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Ciara O'Connor, Brid Stackpoole, Abbeyfeale, Trish Murray and Caoimhe Dineen, West Cork at the Dawn Dairies Ladies Day at Killarney Racecourse on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Glamour From Ladies Day In Killarney

July 17, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were some heavy showers, but it didn’t stop thousands turning up at Killarney Racecourse for a very stylish ladies day. Women from all over the county (including many from Tralee) and beyond looked amazing at the picturesque course with many quaffing some bubbly and soaking up the atmosphere on […]

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VIDEO: The People Have Their Say On Tralee Looking For ‘City’ Status

VIDEO: The People Have Their Say On Tralee Looking For ‘City’ Status

July 17, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

MAYOR of Tralee, Tom McEllistrim, has stated that one of his priorities for the year is securing city status for the town. He said he hoped to achieve this under the ‘Living City Initiative’ which is designed to get cities back on their feet following the recession and to attract business back into the […]

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Quinlan’s Makes Top Three Fish And Chip Shops In Ireland List

Quinlan’s Makes Top Three Fish And Chip Shops In Ireland List

July 17, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

QUINLAN’S Seafood Bars in Tralee and Killarney have battered the opposition to make into a top ten list of best fish and chip shops in Ireland compiled by the Irish Daily Star. The business – based in The Mall with sister outlets in Killarney and now in Cork – has beaten off […]

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Five Things To Do At The Weekend

Five Things To Do At The Weekend

July 17, 2015 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend already which means that there’s places to go, things to do and people to see. Here’s some stuff you can get up around the county… Friday 1. Enjoy An Indiana Summer Tralee Town Park will play host to a free open air cinema screening this coming Friday July […]

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Big Changes To Kerry Team For The Replay

Big Changes To Kerry Team For The Replay

July 16, 2015 at 8:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE have been a number of changes to the Kerry team for the Munster final replay against Cork on Saturday, most notably that Kerins O’Rahilly’s Barry John Keane loses his place on the starting 15. There are four changes in all from the side that faced Cork on July 5, while it’s also […]

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Edel Is Crowned Queen Of Fashion At Ladies Day In Killarney

Edel Is Crowned Queen Of Fashion At Ladies Day In Killarney

July 16, 2015 at 7:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Edel Crowley wearing in pink wearing dress from @PHOENIX_VIRE in facts wins #LadiesDay pic.twitter.com/CYi3tUK5T1 — Ladies Day (@LadiesDayIre) July 16, 2015 A KENMARE lady was crowned the Dawn Dairies Best Dressed Lady at Ladies Day at Killarney Racecourse on Thursday, as hundreds of stylish women looked their best for the glamorous occasion. […]

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PHOTOS: John Mitchels Turn Over Austin Stacks In U21 County Championship

PHOTOS: John Mitchels Turn Over Austin Stacks In U21 County Championship

July 16, 2015 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

John Mitchels 0-16 Austin Stacks 0-13 AN incredible late rally by John Mitchels, where they score six unanswered points, was enough to knock Austin Stacks out of the Acorn Life U21 Championship. The victory has booked the Mitchels a place in the semi-final of the competition where Kerins O’Rahilly’s now await. […]

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Businesses Called Upon To Help Pay For Festival Street Entertainment

Businesses Called Upon To Help Pay For Festival Street Entertainment

July 16, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

LOCAL businesses are being asked to dig deep to make this year’s street entertainment another resounding success during the Rose of Tralee Festival. A collection will be beginning this week with the money going towards paying for this year’s  entertainment which features a host of top acts such as Nathan Carter, Gavin […]

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KY Comedy Alternative To Bring Laughs To The Abbey Tonight

KY Comedy Alternative To Bring Laughs To The Abbey Tonight

July 16, 2015 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

SEAMUS Kelly brings his KY Comedy Alternative to the Abbey Inn tonight where hopeful comedians will be taking to the stage in an effort to impress the judges and audience, who now can vote for their favourite act. The event is all set to kick off at 9pm tonight with […]

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VIDEO: Daniel O’Donnell Popped Into Hussey’s For A Cone This Week

VIDEO: Daniel O’Donnell Popped Into Hussey’s For A Cone This Week

July 16, 2015 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

LEGENDARY Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell must have heard about the quality of the cones in Hussey’s, for he stopped off for an ice cream in Princes Street recently. The 53 year old singer is touring the country with his wife Majella as part of work for their new UTV show ‘Daniel and […]

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There’s Been More Work Done On The Slieve Mish Mural

There’s Been More Work Done On The Slieve Mish Mural

July 16, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

LAST month we told you about the great mural on the side of the Slieve Mish Bar and how it was still a work in progress (see previous story here). Well there’s been considerable progress to it since – as we realised when passing on Wednesday – and it’s really […]

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At the launch of the Rose Cup 2015, with the Roses were members of competing teams plus organisers and representatives of the sponsors Oakland Daybreak. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee GAA Teams Look To Defend Rose Titles Against Prestigious Opposition

July 16, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

U14 TEAMS from Kerry, Dublin and Limerick will contest the Oaklands Daybreak Rose Cup Boys Football Tournament during the 2015 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Now in its seventh year, this competition is a prestigious event on the GAA Juvenile calendar in Ireland and it will be organised by Coiste […]

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PHOTOS: Paddy Mac’s New Bar Begins To Take Shape

PHOTOS: Paddy Mac’s New Bar Begins To Take Shape

July 15, 2015 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE lads at Paddy Mac’s on The Mall have posted up a couple of photos as their new bar around the corner takes shape. The bar, which has yet to be given a name, is situated at the old Baily’s Corner on Ashe Street and it’s expected to be open within […]

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Chamber Cooking Up A Great Programme For Tralee Food Festival This September

Chamber Cooking Up A Great Programme For Tralee Food Festival This September

July 15, 2015 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the huge success of the Dingle Food Festival and the Listowel Food Fair over the past number of years, it only makes sense that Tralee should have its own cuisine celebration. Well Tralee Chamber Alliance is in the process of organising the town’s first food festival with the aim of showcasing the town […]

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VIDEO: Kerry v Cork Replays – A Recent History

VIDEO: Kerry v Cork Replays – A Recent History

July 15, 2015 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has been involved in five replays with Cork since 2002 and before that you would have to go back to 1987, when Billy Morgan and Co. effectively brought an end to the ‘Golden Years’ generation of Kerry football. Despite Kerry’s perceived good record in replays, since the turn of the […]

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Members of the Born To Run club who decided to run the Rose Of Tralee 10k dressed as Roses and Escorts at Denny Street on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO: Don’t Forget To Sign Up For The Rose Of Tralee 10km Run

July 15, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE countdown to the ‘Rose of Tralee International Festival’ has well and truly started with less than a month to go until it all kicks off. With the festival comes a whole host of different activities that will take place throughout the week, including the ‘Rose of Tralee 10km’ run which has quickly […]

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Hurling: Who’ll Emerge From Sunday’s Feast Of Championship Hurling?

Hurling: Who’ll Emerge From Sunday’s Feast Of Championship Hurling?

July 15, 2015 at 11:14 am 1 comment

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the feast of Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship hurling action on the way this Sunday… Crotta O’Neill’s v Kilmoyley, Causeway 1.30pm Kilmoyley are riding high at the top of the County Hurling League and are seeking to get over the hurdle posed […]

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Original Kerry Craft Centre Opens Its Doors In Castlegregory

Original Kerry Craft Centre Opens Its Doors In Castlegregory

July 15, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a great crowd in Castlegregory last week for the opening of the new ‘Original Kerry Craft Centre’ in the village along with members of Original Kerry. The centre, located on Strand Street in the village, has created a showcase store full of craft products from the county’s various craft […]

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Matchgoers Asked To Refrain From Using The Franciscan Friary As A Toilet

Matchgoers Asked To Refrain From Using The Franciscan Friary As A Toilet

July 15, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading to the Kerry v Cork match in Killarney on Saturday, don’t use the Franciscan Friary as a toilet. This is the fairly basic request from Fr Padraig Breheny of the order, who wrote to Cllr Danny Healy Rae to tell him that ten men were caught short while […]

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The Fashion Event Of The Year Is Coming To The Dome

July 15, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be the fashion event of the year in Kerry with hundreds expected at The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday, August 16. The main attraction this year will be a salute to Irish designers, Irish fashion and Irish craft to celebrate Irish […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Summer So I’m Gonna Make The Most Of It

Zoe’s World: It’s Summer So I’m Gonna Make The Most Of It

July 15, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

ALRIGHT. Let’s just call a spade a spade here and address the fact that the weather has been far from pleasant around here recently. I know what you’re thinking, “no surprise there, it is Ireland after all”. But the fact of the matter is that it’s the middle of July […]

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Tralee Couple’s Simple Gesture Helps UCC Students Avoid Thai Jail

Tralee Couple’s Simple Gesture Helps UCC Students Avoid Thai Jail

July 14, 2015 at 3:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT seems that no matter where you go, you can always depend on your own helping you out of a tight spot. This was the case as two Tralee natives came to the rescue of three young Irish students in Thailand earlier this week, when they helped to pay […]

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Paul Geaney, made an instant impact despite precious little ball. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Changes Eamonn Fitzmaurice Could Make For The Munster Final Replay

July 14, 2015 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THOUGH the gates of Fitzgerald Stadium are shut to outsiders and interlopers, there are whispers emanating from the Kerry camp that Eamonn Fitzmaurice, may ring the changes for Saturday’s Munster SFC final replay against Cork. The Kerry boss has made it known that his side under performed on the […]

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Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

July 14, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  JACKIE Crowe, who went on TV last year to highlight how economic conditions are affecting Ireland’s healthcare system, has died. The Ballyheigue lady passed away last night at the age of 51. She appeared on a TV3 documentary in May, 2014 where she described her battle against a rare form of cancer, Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and […]

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Forget The Crap Weather, Here’s A Sign Fun Times Are On The Way

Forget The Crap Weather, Here’s A Sign Fun Times Are On The Way

July 14, 2015 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

OK, the weather may be awful and the summers of the past two years haven’t materialised this year (yet!), but there’s a reminder in the town centre that fun times are on the way. We’ve noticed that the Rose of Tralee festival lights are being set up at the moment, which […]

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VIDEO: Moyderwell Primary School Students Win Radio Kerry €5K Competition

VIDEO: Moyderwell Primary School Students Win Radio Kerry €5K Competition

July 14, 2015 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

MOYDERWELL Primary School has scooped the top prize of €5,000 in the ‘Radio Kerry ‘Catch Our Attention €5k’ giveaway competition. Kerry Today host, Jerry O’Sullivan, announced the school as the winners of the competition this morning on his show, as they just edged out the two other shortlisted finalists in Breda Daly and […]

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Orlagh Winters: Why Is It A Mortal Sin To Have An Opinion On A Bold Child?

Orlagh Winters: Why Is It A Mortal Sin To Have An Opinion On A Bold Child?

July 14, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

HAVE you ever uttered the words “that wouldn’t happen in my day”? Well I certainly have and I almost immediately laughed at it, as they were not words that I ever thought I would hear myself  say. Without sounding like a grumpy old bat, there is something that I have […]

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This Kerry Legend Will Release His Autobiography This Year

This Kerry Legend Will Release His Autobiography This Year

July 14, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THIS should be good. Kerry legend Tomás Ó Sé will release an autobiography on his life in football due out before the end of the year, according to a tweet from sports writer Kieran Cunningham last night (see below). The five time All-Ireland winner will follow in the footsteps of his […]

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Hurling: Lixnaw To Get Over Ballyheigue Challenge In Championship Opener

Hurling: Lixnaw To Get Over Ballyheigue Challenge In Championship Opener

July 14, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, previews the opening match in the Garveys Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship, which gets underway this weekend… Friday Lixnaw v Ballyheigue, Tom Healy Park, Abbeydorney, 7pm Abbeydorney is one of the five North Kerry venues to be selected to host the hurling championship games during the […]

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