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Gardai Seek Information On Two Crime Incidents

Gardai Seek Information On Two Crime Incidents

September 26, 2014 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are seeking the public’s help in relation to two crimes committed in the past week. In the early hours of last Saturday, September 20, a man was set upon and robbed by three men in the Upper Rock Street area, while on his way to work. The victim was left […]

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The Bumbleance In town during the Summer. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Lidl Ireland Gives €5k To Bumbleance After Hearing Of Robbery

September 26, 2014 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

WELL done Lidl Ireland. After hearing that the Bumbleance charity were robbed at the Ploughing Championships yesterday, the German Supermarket giant has stepped in and donated €5,000 to the charity. Medical equipment and bandages were taken from presses in the incident which Tony Heffernan described as a set-back. Bumbleance, the brainchild of […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 26, 2014 at 11:08 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. Continued below… Scarlett Eclipse, who has become a bit of a regular on these pages, got this magnificent shot of the sky over Fenit […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Head To Ploughing Championships

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Head To Ploughing Championships

September 26, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

By Niamh Ní Chonaill, Transition Year Student At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí’s transition year students with our two teachers Máistir Breathnach and Iníon Ní Shé travelled up to Ratheniska, Co. Laois to visit the National Ploughing Championships on Wednesday. It was an early morning for all as the bus left […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Reasons For Immunisation

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: The Reasons For Immunisation

September 26, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park, on immunisations…  What is immunisation? Immunisation is the use of a vaccine to protect against a disease. Vaccination is simple, safe and effective. The risks of having these diseases are far greater than the risk of any minor side effects […]

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Catriona Sayers, Kitty Collins, Danny Leane, Mary Horgan and Noreen Sayers at the Style Evening with Danny Leane at The Abbey Inn on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ladies Get Fashion Tips At Style Evening With Danny

September 26, 2014 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

AN evening of style was held in The Abbey Inn on Thursday night where Danny Leane of Annbury’s Boutique gave tips on making the best from your wardrobe. Entitled ‘Buy Less, Wear More’, ladies enjoyed complimentary cocktails and canapés while hearing how to identity items from their wardrobe that they may have bought […]

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Fitness: Why Willpower And Motivation Are So Vital

Fitness: Why Willpower And Motivation Are So Vital

September 26, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness, Tralee, on how motivation and willpower is so important… This week we are going to touch on the subject of motivation and willpower and how it plays such a vital role in helping you reach your fitness goals. The mind and the power of the […]

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The Bumbleance In town during the Summer. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Bumbleance Charity Robbed At The Ploughing Championships

September 25, 2014 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IN what can only be described as a crime of the lowest order, the Kerry-based Bumbleance Charity was robbed on Thursday at the National Ploughing Championships. Medical equipment and bandages were taken from presses in the incident which Tony Heffernan described as a set-back. He said they are selling tickets as a fundraiser […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

The Omniplex Re-opens Its Doors

September 25, 2014 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

GOOD news for movie lovers. The Tralee Omniplex will reopen today (Thursday) after a week of being out of action due to upgrade work being done. The that was carried out over the past week at the cinema on the Dan Spring road was the installation of high definition digital […]

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Tralee Dentist Helps Solve Mystery Of Body Found In Woods Eight Years Ago

Tralee Dentist Helps Solve Mystery Of Body Found In Woods Eight Years Ago

September 25, 2014 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED forensic dentist was instrumental in the identification of a man whose body was found in woods in Connemara in 2006, according to a report in today’s Irish Times. Paul V. Keogh of Kerry Oral Surgery Practice at the Bon Secours in Tralee, used dental records from Germany to match those with […]

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Stephan O'Brien signs the jersey of one lucky fan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Fans Meet The Champions At GOAL Charity Match

September 25, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a chance for many to catch their first glimpse of the newly-crowned All-Ireland champions in action again when the Kerry team took part in the ‘Goal Challenge’ match in Austin Stack Park on Wednesday night. Above all, the night was a great opportunity for kids to meet their […]

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Photos: Banna Beach Gets Cleaned Up By Volunteers

Photos: Banna Beach Gets Cleaned Up By Volunteers

September 25, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

TWENTY volunteers took part in the clean-up of Banna Beach on Saturday and joined the movement for Litter Free Seas by being part of the 29th annual International Coastal Cleanup Banna saw a fantastic turnout for this year’s Big Beach Clean with volunteers giving just one hour of their time to help clean […]

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Colleges Join Forces To Deliver New Early Childhood Programme

Colleges Join Forces To Deliver New Early Childhood Programme

September 25, 2014 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee and Mary Immaculate College in Limerick have joined forces to deliver a BA Early Childhood Practice programme. The new programme was launched at the IT Tralee on Saturday. The level 7 degree programme will be jointly delivered over four semesters by both the Faculty of Education at Mary Immaculate College(MIC) Limerick […]

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Listellick NS Invites Past Pupils To 150th Celebrations

Listellick NS Invites Past Pupils To 150th Celebrations

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

LISTELLICK school is inviting past pupils to join them in their 150th anniversary celebrations next month. It should be a memorable day with a commemoration mass followed by book launch which will be held at the Church of Our Lady and St. Brendan Tralee on Friday, October 10 at 7pm. The Listellick 150 […]

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Photos: How Kerry Players And Friends Reacted On Social Media

Photos: How Kerry Players And Friends Reacted On Social Media

September 25, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LOT has changed since Kerry last won the All-Ireland, back in 2009 only a handful of Kerry players had a presence on social media, usually the odd Bebo account. Now it’s almost obligatory for today’s stars to keep their public up to date with their thoughts and activities (as well […]

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“Hon The Kingdom!” Says Rising Hollywood Star

“Hon The Kingdom!” Says Rising Hollywood Star

September 25, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

PLAUDITS for the Kerry team have been coming in from Kingdom folk all over the world in the past few days, but one unexpected source of support came soon after the victory from a Hollywood star. Jack O’Connell, who was hailed by showbiz bible Variety last month as one of the stars to […]

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Kerry Film Festival Announces Adjudicators

Kerry Film Festival Announces Adjudicators

September 25, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Film festival is back from October 4-11 with a week-long celebration of movies and the adjudicators that will have the difficult task of judging this year’s short film competitions have been announced. They are Mark Bomback, Niall Byrne, Rory Fellowes, Guy Lodge and Rod Stoneman. “We’re thrilled to welcome such a wonderful […]

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Cliona Palmer, shows off her European Special Olympics with her Mom, Pat Palmer. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Special Reception For St Ita’s And St Joseph’s Golden Girl

September 24, 2014 at 12:47 pm 1 comment

THERE was a fantastic reception at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s school in Balloonagh today (Wednesday) for the return of student, Cliona Palmer, who scooped gold and silver medals at the European Summer Special Olympics in Belgium. Cliona picked up gold in the shot-putt and a silver medal in the […]

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Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

September 24, 2014 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be some craic tonight in Austin Stack Park when the All-Ireland champions take part in the GOAL Challenge charity match. The victorious Kerry team will play an exhibition ‘A versus B’ match on the night with plenty of scores and family fun guaranteed. Players and management will be available for […]

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Physio Talk: Strength Training For Endurance Athletes

Physio Talk: Strength Training For Endurance Athletes

September 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

With the popularity of triathlons and other endurance sports growing and growing, Dr Derek Griffin gives advice on how to prepare… 1. Background Recent scientific evidence has shown that overuse sport injuries can be reduced by as much as 50% with the addition of strength training. Despite this, it is […]

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Video/Photos: How Tralee Reacted To Kerry’s Win

Video/Photos: How Tralee Reacted To Kerry’s Win

September 24, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

SO Tralee got excited when the final whistle went around 5pm on Sunday. We found these videos posted on Facebook pages that we thought we’d share showing the euphoria at Kerry’s 37th All-Ireland victory. Below are the reactions from The Castle Bar and the Paddy Mac’s at the full time whistle, […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley To Take Title By A Narrow Margin

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley To Take Title By A Narrow Margin

September 24, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, says the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Final this Sunday will be a close run thing… Lixnaw and Kilmoyley meet in the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship next Sunday in Austin Stacks Park in Tralee. Lixnaw come into this game having had five games in […]

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Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

September 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offer Nobody expected it so why are Kerry champions again. Gavin O’Connor tries to make sense of it… New blood With Tomas O’Sé, Paul Galvin and Eoin Brosnan exiting the camp, one of the main reasons Kerry were written off at the start of championship […]

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John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

September 23, 2014 at 8:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert man who became an internet sensation on Tuesday when the video of him earning €2,000 for his club in an AIB challenge, has spoken to TraleeToday.ie about the experience. When, John Dowling, a teacher at Mercy Mounthawk, was faced with the difficult decision of ripping up his All-Ireland final ticket in […]

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VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

September 23, 2014 at 8:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was proud day for the Austin Stacks Club on Sunday when Kieran Donaghy collected his fourth All-Ireland medal and the biggest roar of the night was reserved for the Rockie when he was interviewed on stage last night. After Chairman of Kerry County Council, John Brassil, and Mayor Of […]

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Three townies and one blow-in. David Moran, Barry John Keane and Marc O'Se take in the crowd on Denny St. Marc O'Se who now lives in Tralee later remarked that this year's homecoming was one of the best moments in his career. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Welcome Kerry Heroes Back To Tralee

September 23, 2014 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

AN estimated crowd of about 25,000 lined the streets of Tralee to welcome the victorious Kerry football teams on what was the biggest homecoming since 1997. The Tralee lads, were the cup bearers for much of the journey with David Moran, Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy at the rear […]

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VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

September 23, 2014 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S one of the most hotly debated questions in the GAA world; which is more important to you, club or county? Many people might talk a big game about how the club is the most important thing to them, but before the ball was thrown in on Sunday, Ardfert clubman John […]

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Orlagh Winters: Kerry Ladies Are Champions In Style At The Banquet

Orlagh Winters: Kerry Ladies Are Champions In Style At The Banquet

September 23, 2014 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AS the old saying goes, behind every good man there is a good woman and this has never been more true of the wonderful girls behind the Kerry boys. At the helm is Eamonn Fitzmaurice who is married to the stunningly beautiful Tina. On Sunday night at the post match […]

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Michelle Dunlea, Ann Marie Murphy, Briana Kelly and Siobhan Kiely outside The Gresham before heading for Croke Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: The Kingdom Invades Dublin For The Big Match

September 23, 2014 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

TENS of thousands of Kerry fans watched their team collect their 37th senior All-Ireland on Sunday and what a great time they had in the capital! The city centre was turned into a sea of green and gold and yellow as fans from both sides enjoyed the atmosphere inside and […]

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Andrew O'Connell, TV3's Sinead Kissane and Marguerite Dineen at the after-match function in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Teams Celebrate With Fans In Dublin On Sunday Night

September 23, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE were jubilant scenes in the capital on Sunday night and TraleeToday.ie was there to capture the celebrations at the Ballsbridge Hotel at the after-match function (click here for earlier coverage). The Kerry teams and management took to the stage to thank fans for their support and some joined […]

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