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Ireland’s premier personal trainer Karl Henry pushes team Irish Cancer Society to their limits as they get into gear for this years VHI Women’s Mini Marathon.

Kerry Women Called To Dublin To Help Fight Cancer

March 7, 2015 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Irish Cancer Society is calling on Kerry women of all ages to sign up to join their team ahead of the VHI Mini Marathon 2015 so the Society can continue its work of providing vital cancer services. The event, which takes place on Monday, June 1, will see over […]

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€1m Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Listowel

€1m Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Listowel

March 6, 2015 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

  It has been announced that a €1m winning lottery ticket has been sold in Listowel. The €1.50 ticket was sold in Fitzgerald’s Centra in Listowel for the Daily Million lotto game last night. The winning lottery numbers were 1, 11, 17, 20, 31 and 37.  

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Watch Out For Parking Tickets At Cork/Kerry Game This Weekend

Watch Out For Parking Tickets At Cork/Kerry Game This Weekend

March 6, 2015 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY fans travelling to Cork against the ‘Rebels’ at the weekend have been urged to be careful where they park or they could be lighter in the pocket come Sunday evening. Residents near the Pairc Uí Rinn stadium, where the match is being held, have complained that they feel under siege […]

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Terry O'Brien presents a memento to Ted Fitzgerald of the John Mitchels club in recognition of the Under 14 team's All-Ireland Féile win back in June. Also included are, in front; Dave Leahy. At back; Cllr Pa Daly (who proposed the team be recognised); Paul Barden, Diarmaid Cunnane and Mikey Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Council Makes Presentation To Mark John Mitchels All-Ireland Victory

March 6, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE John Mitchels Under 14 team who won the All-Ireland Féile title back in June were recognised for their exploits at the meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday. The team brought home the club’s first ever All-Ireland title from the competition in Galway back in the summer […]

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VIDEO: Watch This Spectacular Aerial Drone Footage Featuring Kerry Beauty Spots

VIDEO: Watch This Spectacular Aerial Drone Footage Featuring Kerry Beauty Spots

March 6, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  GOING about our daily routines and the hustle and bustle of city/town life, we sometimes may forget how beautiful the country that we live in really is. Raymond Fogarty of Aircam Ireland is not such a person, as shown by aerial drone footage that was filmed from all around […]

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David O'Doherty

Funnyman David O’Doherty Set For Tralee Show This Month

March 6, 2015 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT has been announced that one of Ireland’s top comedians David O’Doherty will be playing a show in Siamsa Tire on Saturday, March 21. The Dubliner billed as the “the forgotten Sugababe” and “the bad boy of Zumba” will bring his peculiar world whimsy to a Tralee audience with a new hour […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

March 6, 2015 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR students from a local school here in town have won a place in a national table quiz competition that will be taking place on Tuesday, March 10 in Dublin. Gaelcholáiste Ciarraí students Tadhg Mac Suibhne, Donagh Mac Uileagóid, Vince Ó Cathasaigh agus Michéal Ó Duinn recently won the ‘Munster Tráth […]

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Dr Jim O'Sullivan with the painting

Donated Painting Of ‘The Gooch’ Finds New Home In Tralee Library

March 6, 2015 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

AN awe-inspiring painting of Colm Cooper netting the goal against Cork in the 2007 All-Ireland Final has found a new home in Kerry Library. The painting is called “Opening the Floodgates” by Killarney-based artist, Paul Downey. It was bought by Dr Jim O’Sullivan at the Frank Lewis gallery in Killarney, but […]

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Veronica Houlihan, Dingle, Maureen McCarhty and Frances McCarthy, Fenit at the 'Agents of Change-Empowering Women through Education' event last night, at the Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Turnout At Businesswomen’s Event In Ballygarry

March 6, 2015 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 160 businesswomen from all over Kerry attended the event ‘Agents of Change-Empowering Women through Education’ last night, at the Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa. The event was held in advance of International Women’s Day, and was jointly hosted by Kerry Businesswomen’s Network and the European Parliament (EP) office in Dublin. It […]

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Kerry General Hospital Has One Of The Lowest Death Rates For Heart Attacks

Kerry General Hospital Has One Of The Lowest Death Rates For Heart Attacks

March 6, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

NEW figures recently released for the first time in an official healthcare report reveal that Kerry General Hospital (KGH) has one of the lowest death rates in the country for heart attacks. However the hospital doesn’t fare as well when it comes to stroke due to clot. The figures show that KGH […]

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VIDEOS: Five Reasons Why We Love Beating Cork

VIDEOS: Five Reasons Why We Love Beating Cork

March 6, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

AHEAD of Kerry’s game against Cork on Sunday in the national league, Gavin O’Connor look at the reasons why the clash is so special and why we love to beat ‘da rebaals’…  1. Because we’re meant to beat them It goes without saying,  maintaining supremacy over Cork is one of the mission statements […]

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At the cheque handover of €2650 from Tralee Rotory Club to the Kerry Branch of Enable were. from left: Richard Bonno, Meg Healy, Derry O'Sullivan (President of Tralee Rotory Club), Sean Scally (Enable Ireland) and Alison Boardman. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rotary Club Raises €2,650 For Enable Ireland Kerry

March 6, 2015 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club raised €2,650 for the Kerry branch of Enable Ireland and its assisted technologies programme. The Rotary club raised money by hosting their annual ball in the Ballyseede Castle Hotel in November, with all proceeds going to Enable Ireland. “We were approached by Enable Ireland and we went […]

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Barry John Keane, celebrates the excellent individual score he got at the start of the second half against Dublin. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Barry John Keane Wins His Place Back For Kerry’s Trip To Cork

March 5, 2015 at 9:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  BARRY JOHN KEANE regains his place in the side for Kerry’s trip down to Páirc Uí Rinn to face Cork in the 4th round of Allianz National Football League fixtures this Sunday. After being dropped, the Strand Road man scored two points off the bench against Dublin last Sunday. He will […]

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TUI Members Vote In Favour Of Taking Industrial Action In IT Tralee

TUI Members Vote In Favour Of Taking Industrial Action In IT Tralee

March 5, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

  STAFF members of the Teachers Union Of Ireland (TUI) Branch of IT Tralee have voted to take industrial action regarding the proposed merger between CIT and ITT The count of the ballot, which was taken last night, resulted in over 84% of the TUI Branch voting in favour of taking […]

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Claire Chauvet and Zelda Boyle at Danny Leane's 'Summer Occasions' styling tips night at The Abbey Inn. Photo by Oscar Brophy

PHOTOS: Style Tips From The Experts At Fashion Event In The Abbey

March 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Abbey Inn was the location for a styling tips event last night as part of Kerry Fashion Week. The ‘Style Workshop’ from Danny Leane of Annbury’s Boutique was aimed at giving ladies tips for the forthcoming summer season. Topics covered included style secrets, weddings, races, headpieces, key trends and how […]

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Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Mental Health Survey

Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Mental Health Survey

March 5, 2015 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  RESEARCHERS from the University of Limerick and Pieta House are looking for people to take part in a survey aimed at exploring thoughts and beliefs surrounding suicide and mental health amongst the Tralee Community. The first stage of this study will be to carry out a survey amongst residents in […]

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VIDEO: Musical Society Makes Manic Video For New Show

VIDEO: Musical Society Makes Manic Video For New Show

March 5, 2015 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Musical Society have released a new promotional video for their upcoming show  based on the much-loved ‘Sister Act’ film…and it’s a little bit mad! The society recently released the promotional poster for their new play/musical which will run from April 8 to April 12 and start at 8pm nightly. […]

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Back row left to right: Nuria Lopez Izquierdo (Thesis of the Year), Louise O’Connor, Jodie Sheehy, Catriona McEnery, Ann Louise Curtin, Caoimhe Finnegan
Front Row L to R: Michelle Mangan (Student of the Year), Ms. Janet Rose (CIDESCO Examiner), Nora O’Callaghan (Assistant Manager, Kerry ETB Training Centre), Bernadette Casey (Performance Award)

Kerry ETB Beauty Department Gets International Recognition

March 5, 2015 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

GREAT news for the Beauty Therapy Department at Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley Industrial Estate. They have received International recognition for the standard of their training and the quality of their students following their successful examinations for an internationally recognised diploma course with CIDESCO. CIDESCO is an International awarding […]

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Ballygarry House Invests €250,000 In Huge Refurbishment

Ballygarry House Invests €250,000 In Huge Refurbishment

March 5, 2015 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYGARRY House Hotel and Spa has recently invested over €250,000 in the refurbishment and renovation of one of its major banqueting suites in the hotel. The four star hotel which was recently voted  Number 5 hotel in Ireland on TripAdvisor, oversaw the massive investment which led to their ‘Monarch Suite’ being completely […]

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Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

March 5, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee and Kerry Rose were in town at the weekend to help launch the search for the Mary Hickey’s successor. There has been a lot of interest already in the Kerry Rose but organisers are putting the call out to young ladies to enter the competition. Applications are now […]

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Over €1.9m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In January

Over €1.9m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In January

March 5, 2015 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

SEVENTEEN residential properties in the Tralee fetched over €1,912,301.76 in January while total Kerry sales exceeded €10m according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures. The Tralee figure is a decrease on the 22 residential properties that were sold for over €3.1m in December, but an increase on the 14 properties that were […]

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Met Office Issues Status ‘Orange’ Wind Warning For Kerry

March 5, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

JUST when you think we’re in for a nice spell of weather, Mother Nature has other plans. The cold snap is over and the weather is milder, sunny(ish) and calm, but that’s going to change somewhat tomorrow according to MET Eireann. They’ve just issued a ‘Status Orange’ wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, […]

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The eighth Kerry Barn Owl to be found

Another Endangered Barn Owl Found Dead On Bypass This Week

March 5, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER endangered Kerry barn owl was found dead on the Tralee bypass on Monday, which brings the number of owls recorded killed on the road to three in three weeks. A known total of eight owls have been killed on the Tralee bypass since August 2013 including two on the one day […]

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Paul Galvin in action for Kerry.

Paul Galvin Has Returned, But Is There Anywhere For Him To Go?

March 4, 2015 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

There’s talk of Paul Galvin being played  in a half-back role rather than his favoured half-forward position, but Gavin O’Connor says both lines are already rich with talent… IT was in the tunnel after losing to Dublin in the league last year in Croke Park when Paul called time on his career […]

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Róisín O'Loughlin, Colleen Hopkins, Clare Daly and Orla Crowley at the KFW Kerry Boutique & Kerry Designer Show in the Ballygarry House Hotel last night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Kerry Designers Display Creations At KFW Fashion Show

March 4, 2015 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A SELL-OUT crowd of 100 watched the KFW Kerry Boutique & Kerry Designer Show in the Ballygarry House Hotel last night. A wine and canapés reception was enjoyed by ladies on arrival who paid €45 per ticket for the event which was MC’d by TraleeToday.ie columnist Orlagh Winters. The show […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Native Mary Crowned Kerry’s Most Stylish Woman 2015

PHOTOS: Tralee Native Mary Crowned Kerry’s Most Stylish Woman 2015

March 4, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman was named Kerry’s Most Stylish Woman 2015 at a Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) event last night. Mary Stapleton Foley, originally from Lisdara, Oakpark, but now living in Firies, collected the accolade at the KFW Kerry Boutique & Kerry Designer Show in the Ballygarry House Hotel last night. “Very shocked […]

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Motor Sales In Kerry Up Over 20% In February On Same Month Last Year

Motor Sales In Kerry Up Over 20% In February On Same Month Last Year

March 4, 2015 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was another rise in Kerry motor sales last month compared to February last year. There were 359 new car registrations in Kerry in January according to the figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was an increase of 20.88% on February 2014’s figure of 297 units sold. Kerry sales accounted for 2.27% […]

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Put Your Knowledge To The Test At Kare 4 Kidz Quiz Night

Put Your Knowledge To The Test At Kare 4 Kidz Quiz Night

March 4, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

  KARE 4 Kidz, a Kerry-based children’s charity, will be holding a fundraising table quiz in the Fels Point Hotel this Thursday at 8pm. Kare 4 Kidz was set up 4 years ago with the aim of providing financial support to the families of sick children. Grace O’Donnell of Kare […]

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How Twitter Reacted To Paul Galvin’s Return To Kerry Panel

How Twitter Reacted To Paul Galvin’s Return To Kerry Panel

March 4, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

NOT for the first time, Paul Galvin was trending  on Twitter last night after the shock announcement of his return to the Kerry panel after 13 months of retirement. Here is how sports fans near and far reacted on Twitter… Kerry star Paul Galvin in for battle with shock Kingdom return. […]

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Gardaí Question Another Man In Connection With Drugs And Firearm Seizure Last Year

Gardaí Question Another Man In Connection With Drugs And Firearm Seizure Last Year

March 4, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are questioning a man in connection with the seizure of €200,000 worth of cannabis, a firearm and ammunition in Fenit and Barrow back in November. A number of other people have already appeared before the courts in relation to the seizure, but Gardaí made another arrest on Monday afternoon. The 35 year […]

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