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Four Patients Have Died Since Delayed Cancer Diagnoses At UHK

Four Patients Have Died Since Delayed Cancer Diagnoses At UHK

December 5, 2018 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

RTE News is reporting that 11 patients had their cancer diagnoses delayed at University Hospital Kerry and four of those patients have since. The news comes as a result of the review of the 46,000 radiology scans at University Hospital Kerry concerning the work of a locum consultant who no longer […]

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KCFE students are bringing Santa's Grotto to primary schools in Tralee over the coming weeks.

KCFE Launches Fundraising Initiatives To Give Back To The Community

December 5, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education has launched an initiative which will see a variety of unusual and collaborative fundraising events being organised to support local charities, not just for Christmas, but also running through the entire academic year. The first scheduled event  is ‘Santa Claus is Coming to You!’, the brainchild of […]

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ViClarity staff all set for the 'Viathlon' challenge.

Tralee Company’s ‘Viathlon’ To Raise Funds For Homeless Facility

December 5, 2018 at 12:03 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL company is taking part in a special fundraising event over the next number of days in aid of Arlington Lodge. Tralee-based ViClarity kicked off their annual charity fundraiser on Tuesday in in aid of the homeless facility, part of the Novas group, which is located on Church Street […]

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Staff and students at Coláiste Gleann Lí with SVP Tralee representatives at the school on Tuesday.

Coláiste Gleann Lí Gets Into Christmas Spirit With SVP Donation

December 5, 2018 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

WELL done to students at Coláiste Gleann Lí who are doing their bit to help people in need in the locality this Christmas. A presentation of goodies and money, raised by the students was made to representatives of St Vincent de Paul on Tuesday morning. The students organized a raffle […]

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WATCH: Caherleaheen’s Infants Give Their Unique Take On Christmas

WATCH: Caherleaheen’s Infants Give Their Unique Take On Christmas

December 5, 2018 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

WITH less than three weeks to go until Santa arrives, children are understandably getting excited about what the big man will bring them. With that in mind, parent at Caherleaheen NS, Michelle Culloty, assisted by teachers Adrienne Heaslip and Caroline Brick, put together a clip of the Junior and Senior […]

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Charlie Kerins.

Sinn Féin Cllr To Give Oration At Annual Charlie Kerins Commemoration This Friday

December 5, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold their annual Volunteer Charlie Kerins commemoration on this Friday, December 7 to mark the anniversary of his death by execution in 1944. Members and supporters of Sinn Féin will march from the Pikeman monument on Denny Street at 7.30pm to the monument at Charlie Kerins […]

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Tralee Lions Club To Hold Street Collection This Weekend

Tralee Lions Club To Hold Street Collection This Weekend

December 5, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will hold its annual street collection this Friday and Saturday and they are hoping the public will give towards the causes they support throughout the year. They will have collection points at AIB, Penneys, Garvey’s SuperValu and Dunnes Stores NCR and are looking forward to meeting people […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In October

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In October

December 4, 2018 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that October was a very busy month for sales with 35 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €4,348,550. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in October was a house […]

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Pictured are Jill, Hugh and Enda O'Brien from Tralee at the Tour de Munster 2018 cheque presentation at Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork on Saturday, December 1st. This year’s Tour de Munster charity cycle from August 9th – 12th raised €224,486 for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland.
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PHOTOS: Down Syndrome Kerry Members Attend Tour De Munster Cheque Presentation

December 4, 2018 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tour de Munster charity cycle raised a phenomenal €256,404 in total for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries. Members of Down Syndrome Kerry were at a special celebratory event attended by cyclists, branch members, and their families at Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork on Saturday, December […]

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Tralee Art Group To Hold Christmas Sale Of Work Event

Tralee Art Group To Hold Christmas Sale Of Work Event

December 4, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Art Group has had a hectic couple of weeks. Just three weeks ago their new exhibition opened in Tralee Library and at the weekend some of their members’ work went on display in the ‘Off The Rails — Art In The Park’ exhibition in Kerry County Museum. Now they’re […]

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The 4 Of Us.

The 4 Of Us To Play Tralee Show This Week

December 4, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

THEIR heyday may have been nearly three decades ago, but The 4 Of Us can still create a beautiful noise as Tralee will find out this week. The Murphy brothers will play an acoustic show in Banners Hotel on Thursday, December 6 at 9.30pm. The gig is the third in the […]

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Katie Tiernan.

CH To Host Benefit Expert For Make-Up Masterclass

December 4, 2018 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists is renowned for their in-house masterclasses and next week will see another expert visit the store. Benefit Cosmetics’ National Brow Artist, Katie Tiernan, will give a masterclass in-store on Wednesday, December 12, with doors open at 6.30pm. The Masterclass will ensure all ladies present will be ready for […]

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IT Tralee North Campus

Researchers At IT Tralee Secure €1.2m In Funding

December 4, 2018 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

INSTITUTE of Technology Tralee has been awarded €1.26 million in new funding to partner in two new research initiatives. This brings to over €11m the total value of research grants secured by IT Tralee from competitive national and EU funding bodies in the past 12 months. IT Tralee will receive […]

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Tara Cunningham of Serenity Spa in The Rose Hotel pictured with Amanda Brunker at the Hi Style Awards.

Serenity Spa Wins Hi! Magazine Style Award

December 3, 2018 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

SERENITY Spa at The Rose Hotel has once again added to its list of accolades at The Cointreau Hi Style Awards 2018 which took place on Saturday, November  24 at the Clayton Convention Centre, Cork. Serenity Spa at The Rose Hotel was awarded the coveted Most Stylish Bridal Spa award, beating significant competitors […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Annual Christmas Fair

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Annual Christmas Fair

December 3, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn is hosting its annual Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 9 in the school hall. This year is extra special as  the school is celebrating 40 successful years in all-Irish primary education. There’s an invitation to come along and enjoy the great variety of stalls and auctions, where […]

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Theft And Criminal Damage Incidents In Tralee Area

Theft And Criminal Damage Incidents In Tralee Area

December 3, 2018 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating separate incidents of theft and criminal damage in the Tralee area over the past week. On Sunday last, a large quantity of Yankee candles was taken from a premises in Manor Business Park. Gardaí are asking the public that if they are offered such items for sale […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Bogus Callers In Tralee Area

Gardaí Warn Of Bogus Callers In Tralee Area

December 3, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are warning the public about bogus callers in the Tralee area. The men claim to be from an alarm company and say they are checking the alarms in houses. They are calling outside of normal working hours, they are not in any uniform and are not presenting with identification. Gardaí […]

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Just One New Car Registration In Kerry Last Month According To SIMI Figures

Just One New Car Registration In Kerry Last Month According To SIMI Figures

December 3, 2018 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was just one new car sale in Kerry in November, compared to 14 sold in the same month last year, according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). So far this year there were 2,658 new car sales in the first eleven months […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Down Demons To Reach Cup Semi-Final

December 3, 2018 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell reports on a great win for Warriors in the Hula Hoops Pat Duffy National Cup quarter-final yesterday… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 85 UCC Demons 79 For the first time in their short history, Garvey’s Tralee Warriors are through to the semi final of the Hula Hoops Pat Duffy National Cup […]

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The lights in Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Free Parking After 1pm Begins From Today

December 3, 2018 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE annual free parking period for Christmas has begun in Tralee. Parking will be free from 1pm in all areas where pay and display currently operates, both on-street and in Kerry County Council car parks. This will be effective from today (Monday) until Saturday, January 5, 2018 inclusive. People are […]

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Eavan Murphy

Gardaí Appeal For Help Finding Missing Person Last Seen In Listowel

December 2, 2018 at 10:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts 37-year-old Eavan Murphy (her name is pronounced Yvonne) who was last seen in Listowel on Saturday morning, December 1. Eavan is described as 5′ 2” in height, medium build with brown hair. When last seen she was wearing a white […]

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Antoinette O'Connell, Tara Ryan, Kathleen Ladden, Caroline Nolan and Róisín O'Regan from Leahy's Pharmacy at their Christmas party at the Brogue Inn on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Parties At The Brogue And The Ashe

December 2, 2018 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

AND so it begins. No sooner had December showed its festive face, ladies and gents descended on the restaurants and hotels in Tralee to signify the start of the Christmas party season. While Saturday was relatively quiet on the party front, over the next three weekends the he town will […]

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Mary Ellen O'Connor and Lucy Crowe at the Na Gaeil Race Night on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Race Night At Na Gaeil Is Well-Supported By Members

December 2, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

NA Gaeil GAA Club held their annual Race Night on Friday and despite the Toy Show (or perhaps because of it!) on the telly, there was still a good crowd at the event. Judging by the number of adverts in the programme, it was really well-supported by the business community. […]

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At back; Aidan O'Mahony, Ted Walsh, Billy Keane and Cathal Walsh. In front; Dermot Crowley, Ciara Griffin, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh and Marisa Reidy at the 'Evening Of Sporting Greats' event in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Evening Of Sporting Chat At Ballyroe For A Great Cause

December 2, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

JUST a night after the success of the Movember Shave-Off in The Rose Hotel, Recovery Haven held another fundraising event, this time in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. GAA greats Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh and Aiden O’Mahony were joined by horse racing guru Ted Walsh and Ireland’s women’s rugby captain Ciara Griffin […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 2, 2018 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… We’re sure Jose was impressed… Mural pictórico en Tralee, Irlanda. https://t.co/cDZYhAcIWr pic.twitter.com/JBEt8uCHOq — Jose Manuel Leiva (@joseleiva37) December 1, […]

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Roger Harty: Good Old Fashioned Abstinence/Resilience

Roger Harty: Good Old Fashioned Abstinence/Resilience

December 2, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

I LOVE chocolate – that is a fact, but the problem I have is the following; does chocolate love me? I have no doubt that the answer to this question is No, with a big Capital N, but that still doesn’t stop me eating it. In the world that we […]

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PREVIEW: Super Sunday For Warriors As They Face UCC In National Cup

PREVIEW: Super Sunday For Warriors As They Face UCC In National Cup

December 1, 2018 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell previews Sunday’s Hula Hoops Pat Duffy National Cup clash between Warriors and UCC Demons in the Tralee Sports Complex… Since the establishment of Garvey’s Tralee Warriors in 2016, the Tralee Sports Complex has seen some incredible action at the venue with the welcome return of Super League basketball to […]

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Radio Kerry's Andrew Morrissey getting shaved by Stephanie Kerins at the Movember Challenge Shave-Off in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Around €20,000 Raised For Recovery Haven With Movember Shave-Off

December 1, 2018 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN Tralee man, Junior Locke, came up with the idea for a fundraiser where 100 men would raise €100 each for Recovery Haven by shaving off their hair/beards, never did he think it would snowball to this. But that target of €10,000 proved to be modest and the funds realised […]

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Presenting the cheque for €500 to St John Of God Tralee were, front from left;  Jonathan O'Halloran, Maggie O'Donnell and Michael Walsh. Back from left; Brendan Brosnan, Liz O'Donnell, Sarah O'Halloran, Stephen Walsh, Brenda McNamara, Denis Mannix and Hugh Fitzgibbon. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Wrong Direction’ Presents €500 To St John Of God Centre After ‘Lip Sync’ Win

December 1, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE John Mitchels Lip Syng was another successful fundraiser during the October Bank Holiday weekend raising thousands for the club’s development, but there was also a charity aspect to the event. Each act nominated an organisation or charity to benefit if they won and in the case of eventual winners, […]

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Victoria Pula, Sinead Forrest, Zuzanna Redlich, Emma Flanagan and Larisa Vicente helping out at the first night of the St John's Bazaar in the KDYS on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Prizes Galore As The Bazaar Begins At KDYS

December 1, 2018 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S was a healthy crowd at the St John’s annual bazaar in the KDYS last night with great bargains and prizes galore to be won. With an auction — handled by Eddie Barrett — and raffle tickets sold during the evening there were loads of winners and some of the […]

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