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Jerry Dwyer, Milk Operations Manager, Lee Strand makes a presentation too JOHN & Catherine DALTON
Listellick, Tralee, Co. Kerry 
 at the Lee Strand Milk Quality Award Winners at the Lee Strand office in Tralee . 
 

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PHOTOS: Lee Strand Presents Monthly Milk Quality Awards

February 7, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand presented its monthly Milk Quality Award winners at a ceremony at its offices  last week. Awards of excellence for supplying the highest quality of milk are presented to twelve Lee Strand farmers each year for their commitment to excellence on the farm, month after month providing the highest […]

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New Retail Store To Open On Ashe Street In April

New Retail Store To Open On Ashe Street In April

February 7, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ASHE Street will be the location for a new retailer to open an outlet in April. The Woollen Market, founded in Clare in 2015, already has four stores open in Liscannor, Ennis, Westport and Sligo. It will set up its fifth outlet at the former Regatta Great Outdoors store which […]

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Gala Caheranne.

Gala Shop To Reopen At Caheranne Next Week

February 7, 2019 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S good news for residents in the Ballyvelly area of town as the Gala shop which shut last year is due to reopen again. The shop at Caheranne Village, which served the surrounding community on the westside of town, closed its doors last summer, but we’ve been informed that it […]

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Kieran Donaghy on The Late Late Show.

Kieran Donaghy Joins ‘Off The Ball’ Team For GAA Coverage

February 6, 2019 at 8:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy has joined Newstalk’s ‘Off The Ball’ team to talk GAA for the coming season. The former Kerry star was announced as their new ‘signing’ on the show tonight. Kieran has been sporadically applying his punditry skills in the past, but listeners to the excellent ‘Off The Ball’ show […]

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Spa NS students, winners of the U11 Quiz at the Cara Credit Union Quiz in the Brandon Hotel on Sunday. 
Students l to r: Abby Stevenson, Molly Dwyer Diggins, Anna O’Sullivan and Anna Chute with Pa Laide (Manager Cara Credit Union), Peter Linihan (Principal), Caroline Sugrue and Siobhan Donnelly (Cara Credit Union).
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PHOTOS: Tralee Area Schools Emerge As Winners Of Cara Credit Union Quiz

February 6, 2019 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union held its Annual Schools Quiz on Sunday in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre with many school represented. Schools from all over the are took part and for the 1st and 2nd place winners in the Under 11 and Under 13 categories, they will now go onto Stage […]

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Saoirse O'Connor with grandparents Aidan O'Connor, Ann Crean and Dolores O'Connor at the St Brendan's NS Blennerville Grandparents Day on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Grandparents Enjoy A Visit To Blennerville School

February 6, 2019 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

GRANDPARENTS of children at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville were made to feel special on Wednesday when the school hosted a day dedicated to them. A short prayer service was held and pupils read poems and sang songs before the adults enjoyed some refreshments. It’s a day both pupils and […]

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A Windy Friday In Prospect According To Met Éireann

A Windy Friday In Prospect According To Met Éireann

February 6, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

FROM the cold to the wind. There was a Status Yellow alert for snow and ice for most of last week, but we really didn’t get it too bad around the Tralee area. Now it’s the wind we’re being warned about as Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow – Weather […]

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University Hospital Kerry Asks Public To Take Part In Online Survey

University Hospital Kerry Asks Public To Take Part In Online Survey

February 6, 2019 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry is conducting a survey to find out about public opinion on the hospital and its services from the people of Kerry. The survey is part of an overall process to develop and promote communications with patients, relatives, general public, GPs, healthcare professionals, other institutions and prospective healthcare professional […]

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Shane Clifford

Shane Clifford To Perform Stand-Up Show In Blasket On Thursday Night

February 6, 2019 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will take to the stage at The Blasket Comedy Club tomorrow night (Thursday) for what should be a hugely entertaining show. It’s a great chance for locals to see Shane Clifford, who is currently performing around the country including a Dublin gig at the International Bar last […]

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Launching the dual collection day were, in front; President of Tralee Rotary Club Pierse Wall; Rachel Fitzgerald and Risteárd Pierse of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Grace O'Donnell, Tralee Rotary; Fr Padraig Walsh, Michal Slattery, Ken Wainwright and Trevor Giles of Tralee Rotary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rotary Club And Down Syndrome Kerry Team Up For Collection Day

February 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club and Down syndrome Kerry have got together to promote a day for dropping off unwanted bicycles and clothing at two different venues. If you have an old bike that you want to get rid of, then a trip to Tralee Rugby Club is in order later this […]

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Corinne Evans

Local Doctor Appointed Vice-President Of Irish Society Of Chartered Physiotherapists

February 5, 2019 at 3:23 pm 2 comments

A TRALEE-BASED physiotherapist has been appointed Vice President of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. Dr Corinne Evans will take up the role at the Society which is the national professional body representing over 3,000 Chartered Physiotherapists in Ireland. While head office is in the Royal College of Surgeons in […]

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Property In Kerry Searched By Gardaí In Relation To Child Pornography Offences

Property In Kerry Searched By Gardaí In Relation To Child Pornography Offences

February 5, 2019 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A PROPERTY in Kerry was searched in the past few days as part the nationwide Operation Ketch which targets suspects involved in the possession and distribution of child pornography Operation Ketch 5 is the latest phase of an on-going search and recovery operation targeting suspects involved in the possession and […]

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Pop-Up Valentine’s Craft Market For This Saturday In Roundy’s Bar

Pop-Up Valentine’s Craft Market For This Saturday In Roundy’s Bar

February 5, 2019 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something different to do this Saturday — that doesn’t include the Six Nations and the big GAA game — then you can support local artists and craft makers at a Valentine’s Market in Roundy’s Bar at Milk Market Lane in Tralee from 1pm-6pm. Having previously hosted […]

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New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB Training Centre

New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB Training Centre

February 5, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

RESPONDING to the shortage of skilled construction workers across Kerry, Kerry ETB Training Centre have announced an all-new 22-week full time Construction Groundworks Skills training course. Learners will learn how to lay, fix and join a range of kerbs, flags and paviors, mix and finish concrete and undertake skill sampling […]

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The drugs seized in Camp last night.

Gardaí Seize €57,000 Of Suspected Cannabis Resin In Camp

February 5, 2019 at 12:16 pm 1 comment

GARDAI have arrested and charged a man in his 20s and seized approximately €57,000 worth of suspected cannabis resin following an operation in Camp, last night. Shortly after 10pm, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Kerry carried out a search operation in Camp. During the course of the search Gardaí […]

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Find Out About Getting €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

Find Out About Getting €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

February 5, 2019 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

TRADING Online Vouchers to the value of €2,500 are still available to support small Kerry businesses to enhance their online trading presence and can also be used to buy online advertising with TraleeToday.ie. A free information session is the first step in applying for the Trading Online Voucher and it will be held in The Park […]

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Some of those attending the meeting last week. Photo: Kerry Sustainable Energy Co-op.

Kerry Environmental And Community Groups Unite To Take Action On Climate Change

February 5, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 70 people, representing environmental organisations, businesses, community groups and individuals from all over Kerry, participated in the inaugural meeting of the Kerry Climate Action Network at the Institute of Technology, Tralee last Tuesday evening. Arising from two public events in November 2018: The National Dialogue for Climate Action and […]

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Front Row, L-R: Moira Murrell, Chief Executive Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley,Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Niamh O’Shea, Chairperson, Kerry Irish Hotels Federation. Standing (Representing the following Hotels and Guest Houses in County Kerry) L-R: Mark Sullivan – The Rose Hotel, Anne Marie Collins - International Killarney, Donal Liston - Ballybunion Community Forum, Siobhan Ní Mathúna – The Meadowlands, Maurice O’Donoghue – The Brehon, Emer Corridon – Cahernane House, Thys Vogels – Ballygarry House Hotel, Heather Mac Iver - The Meadowlands, Helen Woods Heaton and Brian Heaton – Castlewood House, Sheila O’Callaghan – The Lake Hotel, Ruth O’Sullivan – Manor West Hotel, Padraig McGillicuddy – Ballygarry House Hotel, Joan McCarthy - Head of Tourism, Kerry County Council

Celebrating A Great Month For Tourism Interests In Kerry

February 4, 2019 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of representatives from the hospitality industry in Kerry joined Kerry County Council in celebrating a number of recent accolades won for the countty. The Irish Independent readers recently voted Kerry as their No. 1 Home Holiday Destination in its 2019 Reader Travel Awards. Kerry has been picking up […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Ferris Calls On Minister To Simplify Pension Recalculations Process

February 4, 2019 at 5:43 pm 1 comment

KERRY’S Sinn Féin representatives Martin Ferris and Cllr Toireasa Ferris have called on the Minister for Social Protection to review the current process of pension recalculations with a view to simplifying it as it is causing confusion and frustration for applicants. Speaking today Cllr Ferris stated: “Our offices have been inundated […]

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Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage Incidents And Burglary Around Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage Incidents And Burglary Around Tralee

February 4, 2019 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are looking for information in relation to incidents of criminal damage and a burglary in Tralee over the past few days. On Friday, February 1, between 12.45am and 1.05am, a van was damaged in the Racecourse Road area of Oakpark. Later on Friday, between 2pm and 3pm a window […]

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

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

February 4, 2019 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that December was a very busy month for sales with 23 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,681,777. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in December was a house […]

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Musician John Spillane (centre) with Principal of Presentation Primary School John Hickey and Chairperson of the Parents Association Donal O'Callaghan in front of pupils before the concert in the school hall on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Spillane Entertains At Presentation Primary School

February 4, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-KNOWN musician entertained pupils from a local school on Friday. Presentation Primary School facilitated a concert by the renowned John Spillane, in association with Tony O’ Flaherty of Sonas Recording and the International award-winning Academy of Dance under the directorship of Clarissa Michaux. John performed songs from his triple […]

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Photo by Domnick Walsh.

Artists Invited To Take Part In Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase

February 4, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

PROFESSIONAL artists in Kerry are being invited by Kerry County Council to express their interest in being part of the Kerry Visual Arts Showcase, an annual selected exhibition for professional artists which takes place each year at Government Buildings in Killarney in September. Artists are being asked to download information […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Back To Winning Ways As Saints Sent Marching Home

February 4, 2019 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell reports on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win at the complex on Saturday night… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 89 DCU Saints 55 GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors returned to winning ways in emphatic style with a surprisingly easy win over DCU Saints at the Tralee Sports Complex on Saturday night. As a result […]

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REPORT: Disappointment As Kerry Lose At Home To Westmeath

February 4, 2019 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reflects on how Kerry lost against Westmeath on Sunday in Austin Stack Park… Kerry 2-17 Westmeath 4-13 With 52 minutes on the clock Kerry were six points ahead and looking like they would gather another two points from the lakesiders. They led on a scoreline of Kerry 1-14 […]

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SPONSORED: Caherleaheen NS Hosts Open Week To Showcase A Wonderful School

SPONSORED: Caherleaheen NS Hosts Open Week To Showcase A Wonderful School

February 3, 2019 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

IF your child is starting school this September, then a visit to Caherleaheen this coming week is definitely worth considering as they are holding an open week every morning from 9am to 10.30am, Monday to Friday. Caherleaheen  National School is a vibrant, active and busy school with almost 200 boys and girls, […]

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Young Siún O'Connor with mom Carol and grandmother Catherine Myers at the Caherleaheen NS Grandparents Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Grandparents Celebrated On Visit To Caherleaheen NS

February 3, 2019 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE generations of families enjoyed a wonderful time at Caherleaheen National School on Friday for Grandparents Day. The children were busy for the past week or so, gathering photos and information about their grandparents and the occasion also served a celebration of St Brigid as Principal Mary Connolly explained. “The […]

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Aine Quane and Eilis Gillespie at the Kilmoyley GAA Club Social at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kilmoyley GAA Holds Annual Social In Ballyroe

February 3, 2019 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the ‘big one’ wasn’t on show this year, around 120 of the Kilmoyley GAA faithful showed up in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night for their annual social. The seniors came agonisingly close to winning the county championship in 2018, but they’ll be back this summer to try […]

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Michelle Corr, Karen O'Sullivan, Alan O'Halloran and Adrian Kenny, Ballyheigue, at the Kerry Badminton Association Table Quiz at O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Badminton Faithful Turn Up For Table Quiz At O’Donnells

February 3, 2019 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY came from clubs all over the county for a table quiz on Friday night to raise funds for the Kerry Badminton Association. There were around 15 tables taken at O’Donnell’s Bar in Mounthawk and the organisers were happy with the turnout. “This is about raising funds for our county […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 3, 2019 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile 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… Jaysus, somebody thaw them out!… Good morning from the frosht-bit vale of Tralee 🌹 pic.twitter.com/Q4yRy1yA3V — Ciaraíoch 🎨 (@Ciaraioch) February 2, 2019 […]

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