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Gardaí Appeal For Help After Crash Claims Two Lives

November 3, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Killarney are still appealing for the public’s help after two teenagers, from Tralee and Killarney, lost their lives in a road accident near Glenflesk in the early hours of Saturday morning. Sixteen-year-old Dylan McCarthy from Cois Coille in Tralee and 17-year-old Anthony Battles from Hazlewood Drive, Ballyspillane, Killarney died when […]

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VIDEO:  The Rock Fans Get Tunnel Vision

VIDEO: The Rock Fans Get Tunnel Vision

November 2, 2014 at 8:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ON a day when the Austin Stacks team rose to the occasion to win their first senior championship county title since 1994, so did the famous Rockies’ support. Stacks beat Mid Kerry by 2-13 to 1-7 in a replay of the senior county championship final in Killarney and hundreds of Rock […]

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

VIDEO/PHOTOS: The Star, The Power And The Glory

November 2, 2014 at 8:15 pm Comments are Disabled

TWENTY years. Kerry football was still in the famine years the last time the Rock won a county title. Back then, a young Pa Laide was instrumental in bringing the Bishop Moynihan Cup back to Connolly Park. William Kirby was still a Na Gaeil player, moving to the Stacks in […]

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Match Report: Champions! Austin Stacks End 20 Years Of Hurt

Match Report: Champions! Austin Stacks End 20 Years Of Hurt

November 2, 2014 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor on a momentous day for Austin Stacks… Austin Stacks 2-13 Mid Kerry 1-7 AUSTIN Stacks ended a 20 year barren spell without a senior county championship title in emphatic style against Mid Kerry in Killarney on  Sunday.. With the light dimming, captain Barry Shanahan lifted the Bishop Moynihan […]

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County Final: Why Today We Should All Be Rockies

County Final: Why Today We Should All Be Rockies

November 2, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie Editor, Dermot Crean, on why he’s hoping for a ‘Tralee’ victory today, despite not being a Rockie… I’M not a Rockie. I’ve never played for Stacks and I even hated them when I was a young U12 forward for Na Gaeil back in the mid 80s. At that time, Na […]

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VIDEO: ‘I’ll Go To Prison Rather Than Pay A Cent’ Says Ferris

VIDEO: ‘I’ll Go To Prison Rather Than Pay A Cent’ Says Ferris

November 2, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Fein Deputy Martin Ferris says he will suffer any consequences, including prison, rather than pay a cent to Irish Water. The Kerry North/West Limerick politician was speaking in the Square after the protest march in Tralee in which over 3,000 people took part in appalling weather conditions. The protest […]

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The Chef’s Table: Get The Most Out Of Oysters

The Chef’s Table: Get The Most Out Of Oysters

November 2, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

Oysters are in season and our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, describes how to buy, open and cook them to perfection…  Oysters, you either love them or hate them. I haven’t always liked oysters, but discovered how good they are whilst working in Australia. Australia now […]

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Roger Harty: The Art Of ‘Kaizen’

Roger Harty: The Art Of ‘Kaizen’

November 2, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘KAIZEN’ is a Japanese word meaning ‘good change’ but it is used in business terms meaning the philosophy of ‘continuous effort at improvement’. The great Toyota car company in Japan would be a good example of the kaizen philosophy at work. As I have often said, there is a […]

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Well We Had A Good October… 333,000 Pageviews, 42,000 Users

Well We Had A Good October… 333,000 Pageviews, 42,000 Users

November 1, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

WE celebrated a milestone earlier this month when we passed the 1,000,000 page view mark, but we also reached another magic number on Friday night, when our weekly Facebook reach went over the 100,000 mark for the first time (click on image taken Saturday morning). This means over 100,000 Facebook users […]

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Niamh Crowley, Érin Crowley and Patricia Murray enjoying the kids Halloween party in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ghoulish Goings-On At Ballyroe Fancy Dress Party

November 1, 2014 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were witches, ghouls and vampires aplenty in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Halloween night for the annual Ballyroe/Clogherbrien Community Association Fancy Dress kids party. Children and parents from all over the area converged on the venue for a party night replete with bouncy castles, games with Sean Lyons, spot […]

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Donaghy Calls For Another ‘Star’ Performance From Rockie Fans

Donaghy Calls For Another ‘Star’ Performance From Rockie Fans

November 1, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks talisman, Kieran Donaghy, is calling for more of the same from Rockie fans this Sunday as they attempt to win their first county title in 20 years. The Kerry star spoke to TraleeToday.ie at the ‘Be A Star Dominos Basketball Camp’ on Thursday (click here for more […]

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Out To Lunch: Go West For A Great Bite To Eat

Out To Lunch: Go West For A Great Bite To Eat

November 1, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

The Mercantile Bar Manor West Hotel I FOUND myself in Manor last Thursday. Me and the rest of Kerry it seems. At about 1.20pm a parking space was harder to find than a Narie on a bus to Killarney this Sunday. From now until the first week in January, Manor will […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Nightcrawler’

At The Omniplex: ‘Nightcrawler’

November 1, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

‘Nightcrawler’ by John Lyons “If you want to win the lottery, you have to make the money to buy a ticket.” …that is, according to Jake Gyllenhaal in the new noir-suspense film, ‘Nightcrawler’. A few weeks back I listed ‘Nightcrawler’ as one of the films to look out for in […]

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Rose Of Tralee Festival To Bid For Fels Point Hotel

Rose Of Tralee Festival To Bid For Fels Point Hotel

October 31, 2014 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Executive Chair of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, has announced that the Festival will enter the bidding process to purchase Fels Point Hotel. The hotel on the Dan Spring Road in the town has been the home to the Rose of Tralee International Festival since 2007. […]

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Mwahahaha! Ballyseede Named One Of World’s Most Haunted Hotels

Mwahahaha! Ballyseede Named One Of World’s Most Haunted Hotels

October 31, 2014 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

 CLICK ON AD FOR FULL DETAILS   BALLYSEEDE Castle Hotel has been named one of the Top 10 Haunted Hotels in the world according to Tripadvisor, just in time for Halloween. The hotel is even to be featured on Sky television in the coming months in relation to its spooky history. […]

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At Tralee Musical Society's production of 'That's Entertainment' at Siamsa Tire on Thursday night were, from left: Ella Higgns, Tresa and Nicole Walker. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sold-Out Start For Musical Society’s Production At Siamsa

October 31, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of musical fans flocked to Siamsa Tire for the sold-utpremiere of the Tralee Musical Society’s ‘That’s Entertainment’ show on Thursday night. The show includes excerpts from Wicked,  Matilda, Smash, and Hairspray as well as a Barry Manilow section, an Irish section and several comedy sketches. And there’s still time to go to […]

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Kieran Donaghy and coach Vinny Murphy with kids taking part in the 'Be A Star Dominos Basketball Camp' at the John Mitchels GAA Camp   in Ballyseedy on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Basketball Is Coming Back Says ‘Star’ At Camp For Kids

October 31, 2014 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy was keeping himself on his toes ahead of Sunday’s County Final this week, as he trained young basketballers in the John Mitchels GAA Complex. Over 150 teenagers from all over town and beyond attended his ‘Be A Star Dominos Basketball Camp’, as Kieran explained to TraleeToday.ie when we […]

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Liverpool FC Legend John Barnes To Meet Fans In Tralee

Liverpool FC Legend John Barnes To Meet Fans In Tralee

October 31, 2014 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of Anfield’s greatest heroes, John Barnes, will visit Tralee on Friday, November 28. It’s all a part of charity night being held by the Kerry Liverpool Supporters Club, in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre. Tickets are €20 with all proceeds, after costs, going towards the Tralee branch of the […]

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Photos: #Tralee on Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee on Social Media This Week

October 31, 2014 at 9:20 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… A very beautiful photo by, Robyn Mulligan, capturing the sand on Banna Beach rushing passed the rocks on a windy day. Continued below… It […]

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Kieran Donaghy, bares down on goal against Mid Kerry.

Three Big Questions For The County Final Replay

October 31, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at Sunday’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC replay and asks three vital questions… Can Donaghy be used more effectively? During last Sunday’s thrilling match, Kieran Donaghy didn’t spend the entirety hovering around the square where he had been so effective during the semi-final against Dingle and indeed for Kerry […]

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VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

October 30, 2014 at 8:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  EVERYONE knows the story of the Ardfert man who tore up his All-Ireland ticket in order to get €2,000 for his GAA club. But what happened next? John Dowling and his girlfriend were stopped by a film crew from AIB outside Croke Park on All-Ireland final day and he […]

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An Garda Síochána

Gardaí Find €45k Of Drugs In Two Locations

October 30, 2014 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

QUANTITIES of cannabis, amphetamines and suspected ecstasy worth in the region of €45,000 were seized by Gardaí last week in town. The drugs were believed to be destined to target Tralee and north Kerry users for the Halloween period. The drugs were found by the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, Scenes of Crime Unit and […]

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Fireworks Seized En Route To Tralee As Gardaí Urge Safety For Halloween

Fireworks Seized En Route To Tralee As Gardaí Urge Safety For Halloween

October 30, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI seized fireworks, believed to be en route to Tralee, last Friday when a van was searched in Farranfore. A vehicle was stopped and searched and and €350 worth of fireworks were seized. A file has been sent to the DPP and a prosecution is foreseen according to a Garda source. […]

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Shane Carroll and Stephen Stack, celebrate, Kieran Donaghy's, goal with fans last Sunday. Photo by Oscar Brophy.

Hundreds Of Rockies To Board Free Coaches To The Replay

October 30, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 700 Austin Stacks fans are expected to board free coaches to Killarney next week thanks to the club. But the change of venue for this Sunday’s county final replay has forced Rockies to abandon their famous march to the stadium before big matches. Because the replay between Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry […]

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Fitness: Three More Common Questions About Exercise Answered

Fitness: Three More Common Questions About Exercise Answered

October 30, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

  Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee answers common queries associated with health and fitness… Q: Why is that sometimes I don’t see the results of my hard work in the gym and sometimes I do? A: This is a multifaceted question. It can be put down to a […]

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Hospice Coffee Morning In Fenit This Sunday

Hospice Coffee Morning In Fenit This Sunday

October 30, 2014 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE Spa/ Fenit Branch of Kerry Hospice Foundation members are busy once again organising their annual Coffee Morning and Christmas Calendar Launch. The event will take place next Sunday, November 2 at The Parish Centre Fenit monthly market, after 9.30am Mass. The Calendar will once again feature local scenes and historical […]

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At the Halloween Fancy Dress Fun Run & Inflatable Disco Dome were, from left: Brid O'Shea, Lily Collins and Amy O'Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Chamber Alliance Ensures Kids Enjoy Halloween-Themed Events

October 30, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

MONSTERS, ghosts and ghouls were let loose in the town park on Wednesday when around 120 children took part in a free Halloween themed fun-run. The event called the ‘Halloween Fancy Dress Fun Run and Inflatable Disco Dome’ was  organised by the Tralee Chamber Alliance and the Born To Run running […]

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Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

October 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm 1 comment

VETERAN athlete Stephen Griffin enjoyed a happy 58th birthday on Monday when he came first in the Over 55s category in the Dublin City Marathon. And the Blennerville man dedicated his feat to his late friend and St Pat’s GAA stalwart, Tony O’Donoghue, who died last month. Stephen beat hundreds of […]

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Broken Window At Hotel And Car Damaged In Early Hours Of Monday Morning

Broken Window At Hotel And Car Damaged In Early Hours Of Monday Morning

October 29, 2014 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking for the public’s help in relation to two criminal damage incidents which occurred in the early hours of Monday morning in Tralee. At 2.30am the front window was broken at The Grand Hotel on Denny Street. CCTV footage shows a man fell, or was pushed, into the window but […]

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Baily’s Corner Represents The County At Bar Of The Year Awards

Baily’s Corner Represents The County At Bar Of The Year Awards

October 29, 2014 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

BAILY’S Corner was flying the flag for Kerry last night at the Irish Bar Of The Year Awards ceremony in Dublin. The Tralee bar was the only Kerry pub to feature in the contest this year, being nominated in the Country category of the awards, where there were eight other nominees. Alas, they didn’t […]

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