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O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

October 25, 2014 at 9:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on Munster’s victory on Friday night… AFTER a very tense first half, full tactical box kicking and handling errors, Munster finally overcame the challenge presented by the star studded Saracens. This game was won by the forwards, especially the back row of O’Donnell, CJ Stander […]

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VIDEO: Scoil Eoin Children Brave The ‘Haunted Hall’

VIDEO: Scoil Eoin Children Brave The ‘Haunted Hall’

October 25, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Haunted Hall’  is entering its final week and from today (Saturday), the public can experience the thrills schoolchildren have been experiencing for the past two weeks. The new seasonal attraction, which sees the cavernous Geraldine Experience in the Kerry County Museum transformed into a hall of horrors, has just […]

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County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

October 25, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THEY come in their hundreds. They’re noisy and colourful. They are The Rockies fan club. We caught up with one of the Austin Stacks fan club’s chief organisers, Kevin O’Carroll, to get a sense of the mood ahead of the hotly anticipated county final this Sunday against Mid Kerry. “There […]

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Shannon O’Sullivan and Chloe O’Halloran, both from Tralee, graduated Health and Leisure. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

PHOTOS: More Images From The ITT Graduation Ceremony

October 25, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

PRINCES Street was a hive of activity on Friday, as hundreds of students went in and out of the Brandon Hotel to receive their qualifications after graduating from IT Tralee. Over 900 students from the School of Health & Social Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Health […]

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The Rock Is Ready: Street Of Champions Decked Out For Sunday

The Rock Is Ready: Street Of Champions Decked Out For Sunday

October 25, 2014 at 9:19 am 1 comment

FROM the Brogue to St Brendan’s Church, Rock Street is decked out in black and amber. While there is bunting aplenty and flags hanging from every pole, businesses on the ‘Street Of Champions’ are also passionate in showing their support. We all know about the Kirby family’s passion for the Rock club, […]

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CBS Primary Wins Cumann Na mBunscoil County Final

CBS Primary Wins Cumann Na mBunscoil County Final

October 25, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

  THE CBS Primary senior football team won the Cumann na mBunscoil Division 2 County Final on Thursday. In breezy conditions, the team, coached by Mr. Smith and Mr. Moynihan, took on The Monastery from Killarney. The game was played in the well kept John Mitchels GAA grounds and it proved […]

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At The Movies: The Scariest Films You’ve (Probably) Never Seen

At The Movies: The Scariest Films You’ve (Probably) Never Seen

October 25, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Halloween is looming so our movie guy, John Lyons, picks the scariest movies which may have passed you by… LAST Summer someone asked me an interesting question: “John, what’s the scariest film that you’ve ever seen?” I cycled through the obvious answers in my head: Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, […]

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VIDEO: Car On Fire Near School Playground On Friday

VIDEO: Car On Fire Near School Playground On Friday

October 24, 2014 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were dramatic scenes when a car caught fire on the road adjacent to the Holy Family School playground on Friday afternoon. Nobody was hurt in the incident which occurred between 2.20pm and 2.35pm. TraleeToday.ie was passing at the time and took the video (below) of the incident. When we arrived, smoke […]

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Anita Sheahan, Boherbue, Elaine Carroll, Sixmilebridge, Clare, Joanne Moynihan, Killarney who all received Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education degress and Carmel Drumm, Boherbue, Bachelor of Arts in Social Care, at the ITT graduation ceremony in The Brandon Hotel on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Momentous Day For Over 900 Graduates From IT Tralee

October 24, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of students and their families converged on The Brandon Hotel on Friday morning for the annual IT Tralee graduation ceremony. Caps and gowns were donned by the students as they are being conferred over three sessions throughout the day in the School of Health & Social Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

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More Old Tralee! This Time, Aerial Photos Of The Town From The 1950s

More Old Tralee! This Time, Aerial Photos Of The Town From The 1950s

October 24, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

WE received a huge response to the aerial photos of Tralee in the 1930s which we put up on the website on Wednesday (here). Following on from that, we also came across the only other aerial shots of the town on the ‘Britain From Above’ website, this time from the mid-1950s. Along […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 24, 2014 at 9:44 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… Bangini got this great snap of their dog Lucy in Banna on Sunday. A wide angle view of Blennerville taken from the Wetlands tower […]

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County Final: Austin Stacks’ Road To The Decider

County Final: Austin Stacks’ Road To The Decider

October 24, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor takes a look at Austin Stacks’ road to the county final this year… ONE of the hallmarks of Austin Stacks charge for county glory this year has been their marked and continued improvement throughout the campaign. Stephen Stack and his men must take a lot of credit for […]

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Fitness: Three Common Fitness And Nutrition Questions Answered

Fitness: Three Common Fitness And Nutrition Questions Answered

October 24, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee, looks at some common questions asked about fitness and nutrition… THIS week, in the first week of a 3 part series, I am tackling and answering some of the reoccurring Facebook questions we receive in R&R on a regular basis. They cover a […]

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Kenneth Hopes To Teach GAA Skills To Students In North Korea

Kenneth Hopes To Teach GAA Skills To Students In North Korea

October 23, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has posted a YouTube video of his trip to a North Korean University in July and he hopes to return next year to teach GAA skills to students. Kenneth Quillinan, originally from Oakpark, is an English and Academic Writing Instructor at Kyungpook National University, in Daegu, South Korea for the past […]

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Top DJ To Play At Launch Of Club Night ‘Sugar’

Top DJ To Play At Launch Of Club Night ‘Sugar’

October 23, 2014 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

CLUB DJ and RTE radio presenter Dave Treacy will be the main attraction at the launch of a new club night in The Blasket. The Dublin-based DJ will help launch ‘Sugar’ at the venue along with local DJ Phonic this Friday night. As the presenter of weekly Saturday night radio show, #WeLoveBeats, […]

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High Praise For Tralee Hospitality This Week

High Praise For Tralee Hospitality This Week

October 23, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a good week for two local hospitality businesses who received glowing compliments in national and international media. The Sunday World gave The Roast House a 5/5 review while Ballygarry House Hotel received high praise in The Irish Post, a UK weekly newspaper aimed at expats. The Sunday World’s ‘Grub Spy’ critic […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: How To Spot And Treat Fever In Children

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: How To Spot And Treat Fever In Children

October 23, 2014 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on fever in children… FEVER is often the first sign of an illness in children. When your child has a temperature it can be a worrying and stressful time. However a high temperature is simply one of your child’s […]

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Charlie Nelligan’s To Close After Christmas

Charlie Nelligan’s To Close After Christmas

October 23, 2014 at 9:40 am 4 comments

IT’LL be the a sad time for many Tralee people on Christmas Eve when Charlie Nelligan’s shop closes on the Mall. The bakery/cafe has been in operation for 30 years, but Charlie and his wife Colette have decided to retire and have put the lease up for sale with North’s on Denny Street. […]

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‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

October 23, 2014 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a boost for Kieran Donaghy ahead of the county final on Sunday as it was announced this morning that he has won an GAA GPA All-Star along with fellow Tralee man David Moran. Legion’s James O’Donoghue, as expected, won an All-Star as well as Kenmare’s Paul Murphy and […]

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PHOTOS: Incredible Aerial Images Of Tralee From The 1930’s

PHOTOS: Incredible Aerial Images Of Tralee From The 1930’s

October 22, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  AERIAL archive images of Tralee have recently been made available to view on the website, ‘Britain From Above’. The photos below, which were taken in 1933, give a fascinating insight into what Tralee looked like 81 years ago. As you can imagine quite a lot has changed since. These six images […]

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County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

October 22, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH excitement building ahead of this Sunday’s county final, the Austin Stacks contingent in CBS Primary went all out on Tuesday to show their colours. Austin Stacks face Mid Kerry this Sunday in Austin Stacks Park and will be bidding for their first county championship in 20 years, long before the […]

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‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

‘Let’s Aim For The Title Next Year’ Says Tidy Tralee Chairman

October 22, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

STRAND Road, Carrigeendaniel, Criolar Na Mistealach and Caherina Cross were the big winners in the Tidy Tralee Awards on Monday night where a call was made to try for the Overall National prize next year. The event, held in the Fels Point Hotel, also saw local businesses and private residences collect awards […]

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Mitchels Kids In New Estate Learn Road Safety

Mitchels Kids In New Estate Learn Road Safety

October 22, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a fun time for Croilar Na Mistealach kids at the weekend when they held an informative safety awareness day. The Residents Committee at the new estate saw a need for a Road Safety Workshop due to busy traffic in the estate after the nearby Aras an Phobail building was opened. The […]

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Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

October 22, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

I THINK that 21st century children and teens are often portrayed as the tech children. I think that is true, considering I am always the one to ask when the computer stops working or I am always the one to offer a magic solution when you need to change your phone […]

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

County Final: Chamber Urges Tralee People To Support The Rockies

October 22, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a tall order for some, but the CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance has urged all Tralee people to support the Rockies Parade through town on Sunday. The spotlight will be on Tralee next weekend when thousands of GAA fans will be in town for the County Senior Football […]

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Barry John And Cormac Keep Their Promise To Donal Walsh

Barry John And Cormac Keep Their Promise To Donal Walsh

October 21, 2014 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry stars remained true to their word when they visited an old friend over the weekend. Barry John Keane and Cormac Coffey, both tasted All-Ireland success this year, something they had promised they would do for anti-suicide campaigner Donal Walsh, before he passed away in May last year. They […]

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Tralee-Based Gardaí Win National Awards

Tralee-Based Gardaí Win National Awards

October 21, 2014 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Gardaí based in Tralee, including Kerry All-Ireland winner Aidan O’Mahony, are to be honoured next month at the 2014 Coiste Siamsa Sportstar Awards which will be held at The Malton Hotel, Killarney. The awards are presented to Garda members who have achieved success in their chosen sporting areas, locally, nationally and […]

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Barry John Keane with Sam Maguire cup and Andrew Barry with the Tom Markham Cup, along with students of Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Gavin O'Connor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Mounthawk Gives Huge Reception For Kerry Stars

October 21, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

SAM was on the move again around the town on Monday. The famous cup received a huge reception, at Mercy Mounthawk, when Barry John Keane accompanied by current pupil, Andrew Barry, with the minor trophy arrived to the school. “Since we won I’ve been looking forward to this day. It’s […]

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Representatives of the five Kerry Special Olympics clubs, with Mayor of Kerry, John Brassil at the Special Olympics civic reception in Kerry County Council buildings were, From left: Cliodhna Palmer, Eoin O'Sullivan, Cllr John Brassil, Brendan O'Sullivan and Bronagh Enright. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Special Olympics Groups Honoured By County Council

October 21, 2014 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE five different Special Olympics groups in Kerry were honoured with a civic reception at Kerry County Council buildings on Monday afternoon. They were gathered to acknowledge their outstanding contribution to the sporting life of Kerry. “This means an awful lot to us. There is a lot of work that […]

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The scene outside Austin Park, just before throw in of Austin Stacks v Dingle, in the County Championship semi-final

Tickets For Sunday’s County Final Now On Sale

October 21, 2014 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS for this Sunday’s County Championship final between Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry in Austin Stack Park are now on sale. The tickets can be purchased from the Kerry County Board Office, Kerry GAA Store in Killarney and Supervalu Stores in Tralee, Dingle, Killorglin and Castleisland. Two weeks ago, due […]

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