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Gardaí Issue Warning To Students About Rental Scams

August 8, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are advising people to be wary of rental scams, particularly at this time of year when students are returning to college. While rental scams occur throughout the year there is a spike due to a new generation of third level students seeking accommodation. The scams fall into three broad […]

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Sean Kelly gets over the line at the Tour de Munster stop off in Tralee. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Sean Kelly And Tour de Munster To Roll Into Tralee This Friday

August 8, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will welcome the Tour de Munster cyclists this Friday. The event is held annually in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland and will see over 100 cyclists, including the legendary Sean Kelly, take to the roads for the four day cycle across Munster. This year’s tour will be kicking off […]

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Tralee Jobless Figure Rises In July

Tralee Jobless Figure Rises In July

August 8, 2017 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of unemployed people signing on in Tralee rose slightly in Kerry during July. This is the second month in a row to see a rise in the number of jobless according to figure from the Central Statistics Office. There were 4,286 on the live register last month, up 12 […]

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WATCH: The Sky Soccer Lads Learn From The Master

WATCH: The Sky Soccer Lads Learn From The Master

August 7, 2017 at 9:22 pm Comments are Disabled

SO you’ve seen the first episode of Sky Sports’ Jeff Stelling and Chris Kamara’s visit to Kerry where they arrived at Kerry Airport. Now the lads make their way to Dingle where they get some commentating advice from the master, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh. Watch it below…

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Liz Shanahan.

Castleisland Native Named Kerry Association London Person Of The Year

August 7, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A woman who advises some of the world’s leading health organisations has been chosen as the 2017 Person of the Year by the Kerry Association London. Liz Shanahan , a Castleisland native, arrived in London in the mid-eighties on the Slattery’s Bus. She lives in London with her husband, Tim […]

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The mural beginning to take shape on Abbey Street.

A New Mural Is Beginning To Take Shape On Abbey Street

August 7, 2017 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

MANY of you who have passed Dominick Street or the Abbey car park might have noticed a bit of painting going on over the past few days. A new mural, some 20 metres long by 10 metres high, on the theme of the Rose of Tralee, is slowly revealing itself […]

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Kayla Pigott with Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony at Carriage Donn on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Busy Schedule For Kerry Rose As Festival Approaches

August 7, 2017 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT won’t be long now until Kerry Rose joins the rest of the Roses for the tour next week, but Breda O’Mahony has been keeping very busy in the run up to the festival. The Rathmore lady was back in Tralee to promote Tipperary Crystal at Carraig Donn on Bridge […]

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Lixnaw Is Inviting Us All To Their Inaugural Summer Festival

Lixnaw Is Inviting Us All To Their Inaugural Summer Festival

August 7, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S going to be an event-filled weekend in Lixnaw as the village comes alive to enjoy the inaugural Lixnaw Summer Festival. There’s an outdoor movie screening, music, tug of war, indoor and outdoor entertainment and so much more to look forward to this coming weekend. On Saturday August 12, Kerry […]

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Sinead Kavanagh (centre) with Jane Doyle and Rebecca Hyland at her make-up masterclass in CH Chemists on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sinead Delivers Some ‘Beautiful Truths’ At CH Make-Up Event

August 7, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists in The Mall welcomed a well-known beauty blogger for a make-up masterclass on Saturday. Sinead Kavanagh has The Beautiful Truth website and Facebook page which contains tips and advice on all things beauty-related. She has over 77,000 likes for her Facebook page and a big following on other […]

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Launching the Kerry Vintage Club's upcoming charity run were Paul Horan and Tom Glover. At back; Joan Glover, Timmy Connor, Peter O'Connor, John Reidy, George Glover, Garrett Foley, Brian Glover and Gary Horan. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Ballymac Vintage Car Run Is Back On For This Friday

August 7, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

HAVING postponed the event in July, The Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club are preparing for their annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run this coming Friday. It was due to take place on Friday, July 21 but it was decided to reschedule due to poor weather conditions. […]

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Padraig O'Grady celebrates at the final whistle. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Ballyduff Snatch Victory Over Causeway With Late Goal

August 7, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Ballyduff’s late show snuff out Causeway’s challenge in the Round 3 Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC clash on Sunday afternoon in Austin Stack Park… Ballyduff 1-10   Causeway 0-12 Ballyduff had played with the aid of a stiff wind in the first half but it was Causeway from […]

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Martina Lawless, Una Brosnan and Caroline Lynch at the Tri Kingdom Come at Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines On Fantastic Tri Kingdom Come Event In Fenit

August 6, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

FENIT was the place to be yesterday as hundreds of athletes took part in this year’s Tri Kingdom Triathlon. With a fantastic course, great community support and a wonderful atmosphere, Kerry’s biggest triathlon was another huge success. The sun shone down for the event ensuring that spectators and participants got […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 6, 2017 at 12:27 pm 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)… Very interesting stuff came out of this… Launch of Tralee […]

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REPORT: Stalemate Between St Brendan’s And Abbeydorney

REPORT: Stalemate Between St Brendan’s And Abbeydorney

August 6, 2017 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on stalemate between rivals St Brendans and Abbeydorney last night in the Round 3 Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC clash… St Brendan’s 1-12 Abbeydorney 1-12 There was no separating these two after 69 minutes of poor hurling. St Brendan’s played with a fairly stiff breeze in the first […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Man Wins Tri Kingdom Come Event In Fenit

PHOTOS: Tralee Man Wins Tri Kingdom Come Event In Fenit

August 6, 2017 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Cillian Tierney was thrilled to win his home triathlon, Tri Kingdom Come, on Saturday in Fenit in the impressive time of 58.17. The 19-year old from the Spa is fast making a name for himself in the world of triathlon. With a win both in King of the Hill […]

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Aidan To Be A Cultural Ambassador For Kerry In September

Aidan To Be A Cultural Ambassador For Kerry In September

August 6, 2017 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE  ‘Dancing with the Stars’ champion, Aidan O’Mahony, has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Local Culture Night Ambassador. The Garda from Rathmore who is bases in Tralee will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22 as Culture Night takes place […]

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The Abbey Inn Is 50 Next Year And A Book Is In The Pipeline

The Abbey Inn Is 50 Next Year And A Book Is In The Pipeline

August 5, 2017 at 10:44 am 1 comment

THIS has to be the most hotly anticipated book of 2018 in Tralee! A native of the town is collaborating with the Leane family to produce a history of the most iconic music bar in Kerry, The Abbey Inn, in time for the 50th anniversary of its opening next June. […]

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Kerry star Jack Savage with cousins Elliot and Taylor Savage  at Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club summer camp on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Stars Drop Into Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Summer Camp

August 5, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a fantastic week of fun at Kerins O’Rahillys as around 160 kids attended their annual summer camp at Ballyrickard. The club ran from 10am to 2pm from Monday to Friday and cost just €25 which was great value as the kids learnt new skills and met new friends. […]

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Young players at the Ballymacelligott GAA Cúl Camp on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Ballymacelligott GAA Cúl Camp

August 5, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather held for the main part this week as a huge number of kids ranging in ages from five to 13 took part in the Ballymacelligott GAA Club Cúl Camp. “I thought it would be a washout today but it’s fine now,” said head coach, Lorraine Scanlon of Knocknagoshel […]

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Bishop To Celebrate Mass To Mark Austin Stacks GAA Centenary

Bishop To Celebrate Mass To Mark Austin Stacks GAA Centenary

August 5, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

BISHOP Ray Browne will  celebrate a Centenary  Mass at the Austin Stack’s Club in Connolly Park on this Tuesday evening at 7pm. Following  the Mass  the Bishop will  bless the Nun’s field.   It is fitting that the blessing will be performed by Bishop Ray Browne as  the field was part […]

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Dr Caitlin: Slapped Cheek Disease

Dr Caitlin: Slapped Cheek Disease

August 5, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on Slapped Cheek Disease… Slapped cheek disease is normally a mild, short illness. However, the rash may appear to be quite dramatic. No treatment is usually needed. However, it can cause harm to an unborn baby, so women who are […]

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Know Your Rights: Cycle To Work Scheme

August 5, 2017 at 10:41 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 bought a bike under the Cycle to Work tax scheme in December 2013. The bike was stolen last week. Can I use the scheme again when I buy […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Dunkirk’ Is One Of The Year’s Best

McCann At The Movies: ‘Dunkirk’ Is One Of The Year’s Best

August 5, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says believe the hype about Dunkirk  because it’s a stunning film… With every movie theater showing trailers for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk since about January of this year, to claim that this was one of the most anticipated movies of the year would be a huge […]

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‘Willy Wonka’ To Get Open Air Screening In Lixnaw

‘Willy Wonka’ To Get Open Air Screening In Lixnaw

August 4, 2017 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! The Summer Open Air Cinema season continues next Friday and this time it’s heading to Lixnaw with a classic normally associated with Christmas. Presented by Kerry Film Festival in association with Lixnaw Summer Festival, ‘Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory’ will be shown at Lixnaw GAA pitch at 10pm. […]

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WATCH: Surfing In An Amazing Cave In Ballybunion

WATCH: Surfing In An Amazing Cave In Ballybunion

August 4, 2017 at 4:09 pm 2 comments

THIS video (below) of surfing in a Ballybunion cave has been viewed thousands of times since it was uploaded yesterday to YouTube. Paul Deering and his friends headed down to Kerry in the hope of finding some waves at the popular surfing beach in Ballybunion. “However it was flat so […]

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Taxi Drivers No Longer Using Rank At Tesco/Boots

Taxi Drivers No Longer Using Rank At Tesco/Boots

August 4, 2017 at 3:21 pm 2 comments

TRALEE taxi drivers met on Wednesday night and said they will move back into The Mall on November 21 when works are completed and will no longer use the new rank at Boots/Tesco from today (Friday). Terry Boyle, chairperson of Tralee Taxi Association, said the current parking byelaws state that […]

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A titanic tussle at the Cúl Camp at Churchill GAA on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Numbers Enjoy Cúl Camp At Churchill GAA

August 4, 2017 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a very busy week over in Churchill as youngsters took part in the summer Cúl Camp. Under the guidance of head coach Gavin O’Shea of Dr Crokes, the kids, ranging in ages from five to 13 thoroughly enjoyed the week. There was a huge turnout too with around […]

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Noírín Lynch accepting a presentation of photography of special moments of Noírín performing with the National Folk Theatre. On behalf of all the board members and staff at Siamsa Tíre, the presentation was made by (L-R) Artistic Director Jonathan Kelliher; Anne O’Donnell, Training & Development Officer & Joe Leonard, outgoing Chair of Siamsa Tíre.

Nóirín Retires From Siamsa Board While Joe Steps Down As Chairperson

August 4, 2017 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S changing times on the board of directors of Siamsa Tire, as one long running member has retired while another is stepping down from his role as Chairperson. Company Secretary since 2005, Noírín Lynch retired from the Board following 12 years of service with Louise Donlon now the incoming Company […]

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at the Tri Kingdom Come Triathlon in Fenit on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Bank Holiday Weekend

August 4, 2017 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and it’s a long one. Hallelujah! The weather is set to be mixed but that won’t stop you from getting up to all sorts. Here’s a few suggestions on what to do… Saturday 1. Watch the triathletes… Fenit is going to be packed this Saturday afternoon as […]

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President Tralee Chamber Alliance  and Rotarian, Garth Arnold District Governor Rotary Ireland , David Slattery Rotarian, Graham Borley President Tralee Rotary Club and Pierce Wall President Elect Tralee Rotary Club on Tuesday at the Imperial Hotel.

Top Rotarian Tells Tralee Members Of Good Work Being Done Internationally

August 4, 2017 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE District Governor of Rotary Ireland Garth Arnold was in Tralee on Tuesday where he met local Rotary Club members. He was present at The Imperial Hotel to let them know of the great work being done internationally by Rotarian’s to eradicate Polio. President of  Tralee Chamber Alliance and Rotarian, […]

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