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The Chef’s Table: A Quick And Tasty Dish For January

The Chef’s Table: A Quick And Tasty Dish For January

January 4, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, on a healthy dish for January… If your new years resolution is to eat healthy, try this tasty chicken dish. Cheap, tasty, quick and healthy this recipe pushes all the buttons to start the year with a healthy diet. Grilled Harissa […]

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Roger Harty: The Mastery Of Habits

Roger Harty: The Mastery Of Habits

January 4, 2015 at 10:36 am 1 comment

  THIS is the start of a new year. A new dawn beckons so this is the perfect time to discuss habits. So what is the big deal about habits? Probably the most interesting statement I have ever heard about habits is the following: ‘Habits make Habits’. Very simple, very […]

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Out To Lunch: A New Year’s Trip To Ardfert

Out To Lunch: A New Year’s Trip To Ardfert

January 3, 2015 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Kate Browne’s Ardfert A NEW year and another meal out. Over the course of the past eight months, I’ve  just about covered every place there is to eat lunch in town, so I decided to venture further afield on the first day of January. This isn’t really a lunch review as […]

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Over €1.6m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

Over €1.6m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

January 3, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

FOURTEEN properties in the Tralee area fetched over €1.6m in November according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures. This is a drop on the 18 residential properties sold for over €2.7m in October and from September when 26 properties worth nearly €3.5m were sold in the Tralee environs. Continued below… In all […]

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Petrol Prices In Town Down 20c On This Time Last Year

Petrol Prices In Town Down 20c On This Time Last Year

January 3, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

  See above ad for special offer MOTORISTS in Tralee are enjoying petrol prices 20 cent cheaper on  this time last year, from €1.50 a litre to under €1.30. As of Friday afternoon, the cheapest places to get petrol in town were Esso on the North Circular Road and Top at the […]

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Mike O’Halloran: Reflections On A Sporting Year

Mike O’Halloran: Reflections On A Sporting Year

January 3, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling and rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, reflects on his personal highlights of the year in sport 2014…  In a year when Kerry footballers won the senior, minor All Irelands and the juniors were Munster Champs, a few other sporting moments caught my interest. 1. Ultimate Frisbee. My son in […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘The Theory Of Everything’

At The Omniplex: ‘The Theory Of Everything’

January 3, 2015 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘The Theory of Everything’ By John Lyons IF there’s one person who I can guarantee will be at the Oscars this year, it’s Eddie Redmayne. This week Redmayne stars as professor Stephen Hawking in ‘The Theory of Everything’, a film based on Jane Hawking’s memoir: “Travelling to Infinity: My […]

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Fitness: Should You Train Sore Muscles?

Fitness: Should You Train Sore Muscles?

January 3, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Tom O’Regan of RnR Fitness in Tralee has some advice on whether you should train with sore muscles… We explore whether your DOMS (Delayed onset muscle soreness) mean you should skip the gym or grit your teeth and power through the pain No pain no gain. At least, If you […]

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David Moran and Colm Cooper cerebrate in thof the aftermath of last year's All-Ireland final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Things To Look Forward To In Kerry GAA For 2015

January 2, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Last year was a great one for Austin Stacks and Kerry football, but what can we look forward to this year? Gavin O’Connor takes a look at 2015 and five factors which could make it a vintage year… 1. The return of ‘Gooch’ and Tommy Walsh Marc O’Se recently said that […]

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Town Centre Pubs Report Better Christmas Period Compared To Last Year

Town Centre Pubs Report Better Christmas Period Compared To Last Year

January 2, 2015 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was good news for town centre publicans over the past two weeks as trade was up considerably this Christmas/New Year period on the same time last year, due to a number of factors. We spoke to five town centre publicans and all reported a successful Christmas, which was mainly due to the way […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 2, 2015 at 11:58 am 1 comment

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… A fantastic fireworks show was laid on in Manor West on New Year’s Eve for those who would be tucked away in bed for the […]

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REVIEW 2014: Like Music? We Pick Our Favourite Albums Of The Year

REVIEW 2014: Like Music? We Pick Our Favourite Albums Of The Year

January 2, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

We’re pretty music-mad here in TraleeToday.ie, so we decided to pick our favourite albums of the 2014. First up is Gavin O’Connor’s choices with a key track from each record underneath… 1. The War in Drugs – Lost in The Dream Over a blatant influence of 80’s ‘Dad rock’, there is […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Families Enjoy Spectacular Fireworks Display

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Families Enjoy Spectacular Fireworks Display

January 1, 2015 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS enjoyed an early New Year’s Eve celebration with a spectacular fireworks display at Manor West. Part of the Christmas Spraoi in Tralee programme, families gathered under the moonlight as MC for the evening, John Drummey, counted down to the display which lit up the sky for over 12 minutes. […]

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Mick Eile of Eile Entertainment blowing fire at the New Year's Eve Ball at the Fels Point Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The Fels Point Hotel New Year’s Eve Gala Ball

January 1, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE people in the Fels Point Hotel were the best dressed people to see in 2015 in Tralee as they enjoyed a great evening at the New Year’s Eve Gala Ball. It was a lavish affair with a champagne and cocktails drinks reception on arrival and entertainment from vocal trio ‘Swingabella’ with […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From December

REVIEW 2014: The News From December

December 31, 2014 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

See above ad for special offer And finally, here’s the news we brought you in December… • At the beginning of December we told you about a Tralee man who was involved in a shipwreck while taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race. Brian Carlin from Cloghers, a member of Tralee Bay Sailing […]

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Johnnie Wall: What I Want For Tralee In 2015

Johnnie Wall: What I Want For Tralee In 2015

December 31, 2014 at 12:44 pm 1 comment

Johnnie Wall says what Tralee needs for the new year is jobs… Each and every year, for many years, my New Year’s wish for our town was and still is, that an industrialist would suddenly get the idea that Tralee was the place to set up business and that we […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s Been A Pretty Good Year

Zoe’s World: It’s Been A Pretty Good Year

December 31, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS is my last post of 2014. I know that it may seem shocking that you have put up with me since the middle of July, but I think overall, it has been a pretty good year. I don’t like the concept of the New Year. The whole “New Year, New […]

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VIDEO: CBS Pupils Give A Memorable Rendition Of ‘Let It Go’

VIDEO: CBS Pupils Give A Memorable Rendition Of ‘Let It Go’

December 31, 2014 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something that passed us by during the Christmas madness. This video of CBS Primary School pupils singing ‘Let It Go’ was uploaded to Vimeo over a week ago by teacher Michelle Culloty. It features pupils from Laura O’Keeffe’s Junior Infants class giving it their all during their version of […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From November

REVIEW 2014: The News From November

December 31, 2014 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s what we brought you in November… • AUSTIN Stacks ended a 20 year barren spell without a senior county championship title in emphatic style against Mid Kerry in Killarney on November 2. With the light dimming, captain Barry Shanahan lifted the Bishop Moynihan Cup to […]

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Kieran Donaghy, bares down on goal against Mid Kerry.

REVIEW 2014: The News From October

December 30, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s the news from October… • WE reported early in October that drugs with an estimated value of €16k were found in the Ballyseedy area. Members of the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, acting on confidential information, uncovered the suspected amphetamines weighing over a kilo, in […]

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REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part Two)

REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part Two)

December 30, 2014 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S part two of our round-up of the best photos posted in and around Tralee over the past eight months, from our  popular weekly feature, ‘#Tralee On Social Media This Week’. We decided to compile the best ones we’ve featured (see part one here). I’m sure you’ll agree many of them are quite spectacular. […]

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Some of the Cast who will performing in the Aladdin Christmas Panto in Siamsa Tire were, from left: John Drummey, Tom Hanifin and Gary Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Curtain Comes Up For Panto Season In Tralee

December 30, 2014 at 11:12 am 1 comment

PANTO season gets underway in town today with the opening performance of ‘Aladdin’ in Siamsa Tire. Oliver Hurley Productions will be taking on the classic Arabian tale, adapted most famously by Disney, with plenty of special effects,  sing-along moments and loads of laughs. Continued below… “The cast and the audiences love […]

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Austin Stack's players and fans celebrate winning the county championship last November. Photo by Dermot Crean.

REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part Two)

December 30, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

  Part two of our look back on 10 significant sporting stories we covered around over the past eight months. (click here for part one)…  The Dennehy Brothers Star For Cork City In a county not in short supply of famous GAA siblings, the two Dennehys, Billy and Darren, have been blazing […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From September

REVIEW 2014: The News From September

December 30, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s the news we brought you from September… • September began with the disappointing news that a volunteer with the Tralee Red Cross had €3,000 worth of his belongings stolen from his van while doing work for the Red Cross. The theft took place from […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From August

REVIEW 2014: The News From August

December 29, 2014 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s the news we brought you from August… • We reported that the Entente Florale judges were very impressed with the town when they visited. “It was a great success. It’s very hard to judge because we had 12 different adjudicators from 11 different countries, but […]

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REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

December 29, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

We look back on 10 sporting stories we covered around Tralee over the past eight months, that were significant in different ways (part 2 tomorrow)…   Ultan Dillane Makes Senior Debut For Connaught Former Tralee RFC  youth player, Ultan Dillane, was selected in the Connacht squad which faced Leinster in their Pro12 clash in the […]

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REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part One)

REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part One)

December 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of TraleeToday.ie’s most popular features has been our weekly ‘#Tralee On Social Media This Week’ round up of photos. The quality of the snaps has blown us away over the last number of months so we decided to compile the best ones we’ve featured in two separate posts (part 2 tomorrow). The photos below were taken in […]

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Sean Taaffe: To Cut Or Not To Cut

Sean Taaffe: To Cut Or Not To Cut

December 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm 1 comment

See above ad for special offer Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I’ve long hair and have had it really long for years. I’m not very tall and someone has said it’ll suit me better shorter. […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From July

REVIEW 2014: The News From July

December 29, 2014 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s some of the news we brought you back in July… • On July 1, we told you about the first All-Ireland title won by the John Mitchels GAA Club with their Under 14 side victorious at the Féile competition in Galway. The Under 14 side won […]

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

PHOTOS: Telling The Big GAA Stories Of The Year Through Pictures

December 28, 2014 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been taking photos at the big GAA games since TraleeToday.ie went live in April. Here we look back at some of the images we took, which tell the big stories of the year… Continued below… • It’s amazing to think now that back in May, while Austin Stacks were taking […]

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