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Gardaí To Hold ‘Day Of Action’ In Tralee Area On Tuesday

Gardaí To Hold ‘Day Of Action’ In Tralee Area On Tuesday

February 12, 2018 at 3:19 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee are holding a ‘Day Of Action’ in Tralee on Tuesday where there will be more interaction with the public. From 7am they will be focussing on increased garda visibility, to obstruct the movement of criminals, increase the execution of warrants and to increase interaction with the general […]

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Bad Weather On The Way For Tonight As Another Warning Issued

February 12, 2018 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann have issued a Status Yellow weather advisory for all of Ireland from tonight until Tuesday morning as we’re in for more bad weather. A spell of wet and windy weather, with thundery downpours, will sweep eastwards over the country during Monday evening and night. Gusts between 90 and […]

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See All Presentation Primary Has To Offer At Open Morning

February 12, 2018 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School, Tralee will hold an Open Morning this Wednesday, February 14, to showcase  all the school has to offer. Located in the heart of Tralee, Presentation Primary School has a long tradition of delivering an outstanding education to pupils in their care. Working in partnership with parents/guardians, they […]

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‘A Royal Farewell’ Planned To Say Goodbye To Kilflynn Princess

February 12, 2018 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

BRAVE young teenager, Tina McElligott, from Kilflynn, has passed away after a battle with a rare illness. The 17-year-old suffered life threatening seizures as a result of Alpers syndrome and suffered a serious setback on Friday. She passed away peacefully yesterday at home  in the arms of her mom and […]

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Chairperson of the Parents Council Noel Keenan makes a presentation to Austin Ó Seachnasaigh to mark his retirement from his role as Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Austin’s Career At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebrated By Parents Council

February 12, 2018 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER almost 40 years in the teaching profession, Austin Ó Seachnasaigh retired from his post as Principal of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí last September. The Parents Council at the school decided that this would not go unnoticed so there was a large gathering in the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night to honour […]

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Report Shows Tourism Worth Over €400m Annually To Killarney

Report Shows Tourism Worth Over €400m Annually To Killarney

February 12, 2018 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

TOURISM is worth €410m to Killarney annually according to a report to be launched this morning. Commissioned by Killarney Chamber of Commerce, the report shows the incredible importance of the industry to Ireland’s premier tourist town. It also shows 3,000 people are directly employed in the industry in Killarney and […]

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The Irish Rugby Team Showed Solidarity With Ultan Dillane On Saturday

The Irish Rugby Team Showed Solidarity With Ultan Dillane On Saturday

February 11, 2018 at 9:43 pm Comments are Disabled

IN a lovely gesture on Saturday, the Irish rugby team wore black armbands as a mark of respect for their teammate Ultan Dillane’s mother who died earlier in the week. The Tralee man and his family are grieving for Ellen Dillane who passed away suddenly on Monday.  Ellen was laid […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 11, 2018 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Raising the flag… Flying high: Raising Tralee’s Purple Flag at […]

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Launching the Tralee Pastoral Area Lenten Programme were Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald, Fr Francis Nolan, Fr Pat Crean Lynch, Fr Piotr Delimat, Anne O'Shea Daly, Norma Foley, Fr Niall Geaney, Fr Bernard Healy, Fr Seamus Linnane, Dermot Crowley and Denis Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Pastoral Area Launches Lenten Programme Of Events

February 11, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Pastoral Area, consisting of the parishes of St John’s, Our Lady and St Brendan’s and Spa/Churchill announced a series of Lenten events in preparation for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin later this year. These events, times of prayer and reflection with special guest speakers, will be […]

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Pamela Laird and Holly Carpenter (second and third from left) with CH staff Julie Cahill, Eilish Griffin and Ciara Cashman at the promotion event on Friday evening at CH Chemists. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holly And Pamela Bring Their Brands To CH Chemists

February 11, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE ladies behind two well-known beauty brands came to Tralee on Friday evening and really enjoyed the hospitality at CH Chemists. Holly Carpenter and Pamela Laird are the creators of the LoveLift and Moxi Loves brands respectively and were hugely impressed with their visit to CH to promote their products. […]

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Laura Ní Eidhin of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí at the Scifest 2017 event in IT Tralee on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Time For Students To Get Entries Ready For SciFest 2018

February 11, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

SCIFEST returns to IT Tralee on Wednesday, May 9 this year and Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD has called on second-level students in Kerry to put their skills in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) to the test as he launched the event. SciFest is the largest […]

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Kerry Contestants Sought For New TG4 Talent Show

Kerry Contestants Sought For New TG4 Talent Show

February 11, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

TG4 is looking for Ireland’s most talented family to take part in a brand new TV show. If you and your brother or sister, father, mother, granny has a talent, now is your chance to make your family a household name. Presented by Síle Seoige, this brand new talent show […]

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In front; Ted Cronin, Lousie Ryan and Ted Moynihan, with, back from left; Liz Leen, Fiona Griffin, Grace Moynihan and Con O'Connor, at the Sports Table Quiz at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fun Night At Sports Quiz In The Rose Hotel

February 10, 2018 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL known sports broadcaster Tim Moynihan was delighted with the fundraising sports table quiz held in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. The quiz saw funds going towards a charity event for Pieta House in Tralee which will see Radio Kerry’s Terrace Talk host Tim Moynihan and friends Louise Ryan […]

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Special guest Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh with ladies at the Kerry Camogie Social at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night To Celebrate Kerry Camogie At Annual Awards Social

February 10, 2018 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE year in Kerry Camogie was celebrated at the annual awards social in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night with over 170 people attending. Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh was the special guest at the occasion where presentations were made to teams who excelled throughout the year. “It’s been a fantastic year […]

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Scoil Eoin NS boys at the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Kerry Primary Schools Cross Country event at Caherslee on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Pupils Excel At Primary Schools Cross Country Championships

February 10, 2018 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Ciarraí Primary Schools Cross Country Championships took place in Caherslee  on Thursday last and Tralee schools did very well indeed. A total of 34 schools had 368 athletes competing from throughout the county  coming from Asdee NS in North Kerry down to St Finian’s […]

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CEO of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr John Sheahan, David Clifford and Peter Keane at the KCC awards on Friday night. Photo courtesy of KCC

All-Ireland Winning Minor Footballers Honoured By Kerry County Council

February 10, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry minor football team of 2017 was honoured at the Kerry County Council Awards Night on Friday at Council Buildings. Some of the team attended the ceremony with team manager Peter Keane to be feted by the local authority. Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan, welcomed the […]

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Know Your Rights: Treatment Abroad Scheme

February 10, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I know that medical treatments available in Ireland can be accessed in other EU countries instead. What if I need a treatment that is not available in Ireland? Answer: If […]

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McCann At The Movies: An Important, Entertaining Film That Won’t Disappoint

McCann At The Movies: An Important, Entertaining Film That Won’t Disappoint

February 10, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘The Post’ is a masterful, nostalgic yet timely film… Combine the magnificent iconic acting talent of two Hollywood heavyweights in Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, with the skills of one of the worlds most decorated movie makers in Steven Spielberg to retell a poignant, […]

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Barry Brothers Among Five Tralee Players Starting For Kerry Against Monaghan

Barry Brothers Among Five Tralee Players Starting For Kerry Against Monaghan

February 9, 2018 at 9:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Barry brothers from Na Gaeil will start the Allianz Football League Division 1 game against Monaghan in Iniskeen on Sunday at 2pm in a team which features five Tralee men. Ronan Shanahan of Austin Stacks moves to corner back while Jack Savage starts in the forward line (instead of […]

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Omniplex #BringItBack Season Returns With Some Classics

Omniplex #BringItBack Season Returns With Some Classics

February 9, 2018 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Omniplex #BringItBack series will return next week with some very special screenings some modern classics and old favourites. Featuring films such as ‘The Lion King’, ‘Thelma & Louise’ and ‘Avatar’, there’s something for all tastes and this time there’ll be more than one screening of the movies. The […]

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Planned €5m Irish Water Works In Tralee Town Area In 2018

Planned €5m Irish Water Works In Tralee Town Area In 2018

February 9, 2018 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water is currently rolling out an extensive multi-million mains rehabilitation and lead replacement programme in Tralee. It’s part of Irish Water Capital Investment Programme with €5m works planned for the Tralee Town Area in 2018. Commencing in March, contractor Coffey Northumbrian Ltd will work in O’Rahilly’s Villas, Strand Street, Rae Street, […]

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Guests and speaker at the Sam McCauley Health and Wellbeing evening at the Manor West Hotel on Thursday. Front from left; Mary Byrne, Dr Mary McCaffrey and Dr Corinne Evans. Back from left; Dr Louis Keary of the Bon Secours Hospital, Clair McEvoy, Brian Kearney, Tracey Stack and Christine Foley all from Sam McCauley's. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An Informative Evening At Women’s Health Event In Manor West Hotel

February 9, 2018 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was another large turnout for the Women’s Health And Well-Being event in the Manor West Hotel last night. The free event, organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists for the second year in a row, saw a number of speakers including former X-Factor contestant and Celebrity Operation Transformation participant, Mary Byrne and experts […]

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Paul Ryan and Claire Molloy performing in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys Looks Forward To Second ‘Strictly’ Event

February 9, 2018 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success last year with over 1,100 people packing the Brandon, so it’s no surprise that Kerins O’Rahillys ‘Strictly Club Dancing’ is returning next month. The GAA club on Strand Road has announced it will take place on Friday, March 16 next in the Mount Brandon Hotel […]

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Four Return To NLN Centre In Tralee With Chef Ireland Medals

February 9, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR students from the National Learning Network centre in Tralee were among the medals at the  prestigious Chef Ireland Competition held recently. The NLN Kerry Learners won four Bronze Medals at the event in the City West Conference Hotel in Dublin on Tuesday last. Craig Coady, Liam O’Brien, Imelda O’Reilly, CarrieAnn O’Connor […]

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Tommy Sheehy who will be spinning for Enable Ireland at various locations in Kerry in the coming weeks, with Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tommy’s Spinning Around To Help Out Enable Ireland

February 9, 2018 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

TOMMY Sheehy is back on his bike to raise funds for Enable Ireland. Since 2011, Tommy — who lives in Ballyroe but is originally from Castleisland, has raised over €65,000 for Enable Ireland in Kerry and now he’ll be holding a series of spinathons in locations around the county for […]

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Kerry College Of Further Education Up For Prestigious Adult Education Award

Kerry College Of Further Education Up For Prestigious Adult Education Award

February 9, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education, based in Tralee, has been shortlisted for an AONTAS STAR Award. The STAR Awards (Showcasing Teamwork, Awarding Recognition) are an awards initiative organised by the national adult learning organisation, AONTAS, to recognise and celebrate the work undertaken by adult learning initiatives throughout Ireland. Kerry College of […]

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WATCH: CBS Primary Infants Talk All Things Love-Related

WATCH: CBS Primary Infants Talk All Things Love-Related

February 9, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S  something to put a smile on your face this Friday. The good folks at CBS Primary School have got into the Valentine’s Day spirit a bit early and made a video where children from the infants class talk all things love-related. Below, they explain what love is, what happens […]

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Ted Moynihan at the turning of the sod on the new palliative care unit at UHK back in November 2016.

Sadness Around The County After Passing Of Ted Moynihan

February 8, 2018 at 4:59 pm 2 comments

THERE was great sadness in Tralee and around the county with the news that Ted Moynihan had passed away early on Thursday morning. He died in the new Palliative Care In Patient Unit at University Hospital Kerry, the facility he had been instrumental in building through his fundraising efforts over […]

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Debra Ireland supporters Sarah Clancy and Liz Collins are asking walkers to join them for this year's inspirational Kerry Challenge from May 18th to 20th, see www.debraireland.org for more information.

People Wanted For Three Days Of Fun Out West For Charity

February 8, 2018 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY work colleagues with walking boots are being sought for an inspirational three-day adventure in the Dingle Peninsula, where the fun will help raise vital funds for butterfly skin charity Debra Ireland. Running from May 18th to 20th, ‘Debra’s Kerry Challenge’ includes three days of trekking though the beautiful Dingle […]

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Prices At The Pumps Almost Identical To Seven Weeks Ago

Prices At The Pumps Almost Identical To Seven Weeks Ago

February 8, 2018 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE price of petrol and diesel at the filling station pumps around Tralee are identical in all but one case, since we last carried out a survey seven weeks ago. In our regular check on the prices of petrol and diesel, it shows that most garages are between the €1.34 and […]

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