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Contestants Rachel Quirke, Chantelle O'Sullivan, Sinead Kennedy and Sarah O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants For The Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

August 7, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! It started back in 2011 and now the eighth Austin Stacks GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ is set to be the biggest yet with 14 couple taking to the dance floor. The Festival Dome is the venue again on Saturday, August 25, and the contestants are drawn from all […]

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

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

August 6, 2018 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that June saw 59 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €6,591,016. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs — and indeed the county — in June was a house in Curragraigue, […]

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PREVIEW: Who Will Emerge From The Kerry SHC Semi-Finals Next Sunday?

PREVIEW: Who Will Emerge From The Kerry SHC Semi-Finals Next Sunday?

August 6, 2018 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran previews the two Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship semi-finals next Sunday in Austin Stack Park… LIXNAW V CAUSEWAY The opening game will be between Lixnaw and Causeway and this promises to be an intriguing encounter as both teams had a rehearsal earlier in the competition where Causeway […]

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Cahill Criticises Decision To Choose Moriarty To Contest Next Election

Cahill Criticises Decision To Choose Moriarty To Contest Next Election

August 6, 2018 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has expressed his dissatisfaction that he was not chosen by the Fianna Fáil party to contest the next General Election in Kerry. The party chose Cllr Norma Moriarty to run alongside John Brassil in the next election, but this decision has irked Cllr Michael Cahill. While congratulating […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 5, 2018 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. 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… Some rugby silverware was on The Mall yesterday… Was great […]

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A group from Tralee in Killarney for the Kerry v Kildare game on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Fans Turn Killarney Green And Gold

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

IN fairness to the Kerry supporters, they turned up in their droves to cheer on the team against Kildare in Killarney on Saturday evening. The official attendance was just shy of 18,000, but around 17,000 of those were surely from Kerry. Killarney was buzzing as it always is on a […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry U21 Hurlers Win All-Ireland B Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry U21 Hurlers Win All-Ireland B Final

August 5, 2018 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Kerry win the Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling U21B Championship Final yesterday… Kerry 2-20 Derry 0-11 In this final played in Nowlan Park Kilkenny on a carpet like surface, Kerry completely outplayed a Derry side that flattered to decieve early on as they drew level with Kerry […]

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Roger Harty: Pull The Other One!

Roger Harty: Pull The Other One!

August 5, 2018 at 12:15 pm 1 comment

THE above phrase is often used in terms of humour – it refers to someone telling you a tall story that they are asking you to believe and you reply that instead of ‘pulling my leg’, why not ‘pull the other one’. It also gives recognition to the fact that […]

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David Griffin with Alan Kennedy signing a Liverpool shirt for Nick Lacey with Timmy O'Dowd at the Robert O'Dowd Memorial  5k/10k Run/Walk from the Aquadome on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Incredible Turnout For Walk/Run To Remember Robert O’Dowd

August 4, 2018 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone down on the walkers and runners at an event to remember a much-loved John Mitchels stalwart on Friday evening. The Robert O’Dowd Memorial Walk/Run drew a crowd of 650 people, the most for an event of its type for quite some time in Tralee, as they took […]

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The models and organisers of the Paco fashion show/coffee morning fundraiser in aid of Rehabcare Blennerville on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paco Hosts Another Fun Fashion/Coffee Morning

August 4, 2018 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER great event was held at Paco on The Mall on Friday in aid of a local group. Eileen Whelan hosted a fashion/coffee morning aid of Rehabcare in Blennerville and the fun spilled out onto the street thanks to musicians Damian Greer and Pat Pierse. There was a fashion show […]

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Kerry Needs The Fans To Turn Up In Killarney Says Aidan

Kerry Needs The Fans To Turn Up In Killarney Says Aidan

August 4, 2018 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry GAA star Aidan O’Mahony says Kerry needs the fans to turn up in theyr droves in Killarney on Saturday and he still believes we can win Sam if Kerry progresses today. The former All-Star was speaking at an event in Benner’s Hotel to honour the late Robert O’Dowd […]

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Know Your Rights: Renting Out A Room In Your Home

August 4, 2018 at 11:48 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 have an extra room in my home and I would like to rent it out. Will I have to pay tax on this rental income? Answer: If you rent […]

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McCann At The Movies: You Should Definitely Accept ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’

August 4, 2018 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says there are thrills aplenty in the ‘Mission Impossible’ series that just keeps giving… The pulling power of Tom Cruise has been somewhat dented in recent times with box office outings such as The Mummy and American Made failing to live up to the heightened figures generated by […]

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David Moran, rises up with Kildare's Paul Cribbon. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Kildare

August 3, 2018 at 8:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to face Kildare on Saturday sees suspended Killian Young and injured Jason Foley return to defence, while Micheál Burns also starts with Kevin McCarthy losing out. Kieran Donaghy retains his place at No.14  while Jack Barry and David Moran make up a Tralee midfield. Young is at centre-back […]

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Castleisland-Farranfore Road Reopens In Time For Bank Holiday Weekend

Castleisland-Farranfore Road Reopens In Time For Bank Holiday Weekend

August 3, 2018 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE main Castleisland-Farranfore road will re-opened to traffic this afternoon, over two weeks ahead of schedule, following the construction of a new bridge at Dysert. Following the closure of the N23 route at the end of May, work has been completed on the replacement of the Dysert Bridge as well […]

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Free Coffee For Drivers At Applegreen Tralee Stations On Friday And Monday

Free Coffee For Drivers At Applegreen Tralee Stations On Friday And Monday

August 3, 2018 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

DRIVERS can get a free coffee at Applegreen service stations in Tralee today and on Bank Holiday Monday thanks to a road safety campaign in conjunction with the Road Safety Authority. The campaign is to combat the effects of driver fatigue over the Bank Holiday weekend with so many people […]

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The green area by the Lock Gates.

Funding For Yoga And Outdoor Gym Facilities Near Lock Gates

August 3, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL group has been successful in their application for funding for facilities near the Lock Gates. Team Bramble have been granted €8,000 in the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP), which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. The group, which does fantastic work collecting litter and enhancing areas […]

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Launching the Robert O'Dowd Memorial 5k/10k Walk/Run at the Palliative Care Unit on Monday night were, front from left; Eoin Kelliher with daughter Olivia, and Joe Hennebery. Back from left; Andrea O'Donoghue, Ger Dennehy, Martin Dennehy, Matt Moloney, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, Mary Shanahan, Ciara O'Dowd, Maura Sullivan, Diarmuid Cunnane and Dave Leahy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

August 3, 2018 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Fine weather is on the way, it’s a long weekend, Kerry are playing, a Liverpool FC legend is in town…what more do you want?… Friday 1. Walking with legends… A much-loved local man and sports fanatic will be remembered tonight at the Robert O’Dowd Memorial 10k Run/5k Walk . Three-time European […]

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Sean Taaffe And Rose Festival Partner Up Again

Sean Taaffe And Rose Festival Partner Up Again

August 3, 2018 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  AWARD-WINNING Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty has been confirmed as official hair partner to Rose of Tralee International Festival for third successive year. Sean Taaffe will style the 57 Roses hair and make-up for their appearances on TV in the Dome and for the social event of the year […]

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Cllr Norma Moriarty

Norma Moriarty Added To Kerry Fianna Fáil Ticket For Next Election

August 2, 2018 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil’s National Constituencies Committee has confirmed the addition of Cllr. Norma Moriarty to the party ticket in the Kerry constituency. She joins sitting TD and Spokesperson on Primary Care and Community Health, John Brassil. The ticket in Kerry will be kept under review over the next number of months. […]

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Kerry Gardaí Carry Out Checkpoints ‘As Gaeilge’

Kerry Gardaí Carry Out Checkpoints ‘As Gaeilge’

August 2, 2018 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ from the Roads Policing Unit in Kerry carried out a number of checkpoints in the Dingle area ‘As Gaeilge’ last week. Garda O’Brien and Garda Grennan translated the Garda operational order into Irish with the aim of promoting Gaeilge and offering a policing service in Irish. The operation last […]

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Book Signing At Horan’s Health Store In Tralee

Book Signing At Horan’s Health Store In Tralee

August 2, 2018 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAN who has written of his experience with Lewy Body Dementia will be signing copies of his book at Horan’s Healthstore in The Square on Friday from 2pm to 4pm. He will also be at their store in Listowel from 11am until 1pm that day/ Limerick native, Kevin Quaid, author of […]

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Credit Union Urges Parents To Shun Moneylenders At Back To School Time

Credit Union Urges Parents To Shun Moneylenders At Back To School Time

August 2, 2018 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW, national survey has identified a rise in the number of parents in debt due to back-to-school related costs. Well over a third of parents in Ireland (36%) now say they are getting into debt trying to cope with costs at back-to-school time. This compares with 29% who reported […]

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Some of the trophies up for grabs in the 10k and 5k events in aid of Enable Ireland Kerry in Lyrecrompane on Sunday.

Runners Can Choose Between Two Road Races This Sunday

August 2, 2018 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

RUNNERS will be spoilt for choice this Sunday, as two runs are taking place north-west and north-east of Tralee and with a good weather forecast there should be a great turnout at both. The Dan Paddy Andy Festival in Lyreacrompane is on this weekend and as part of it, they […]

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Kerry Registrations For .ie Domains Up By Almost Half In A Year

Kerry Registrations For .ie Domains Up By Almost Half In A Year

August 2, 2018 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 586 new .ie domains were registered in Kerry in the first half of 2018, according to the latest Domain Profile Report published today by the IE Domain Registry, the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s official country domain name, .ie. The figure is a 48% year-on-year increase. Overall […]

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SPONSORED: Corcorans Furniture Has Incredible Bargains In Its Summer Sale

SPONSORED: Corcorans Furniture Has Incredible Bargains In Its Summer Sale

August 2, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Advertorial WHAT’S more exciting than getting your hands on a decent bargain from your favourite furniture store? Bargain hunters throughout Kerry are enjoying the annual Corcoran’s Super Summer Savings sale which has been in full swing these last few weeks. Savvy savers are making the most of the deep discounts […]

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July Was A Good Month For New Car Sales In Kerry

July Was A Good Month For New Car Sales In Kerry

August 1, 2018 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE expected 182 boost for the motor industry saw 610 new car sales in Kerry in July, according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was around a seven percent rise on the figure of 568 from July 2017. So far this year there […]

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Members of Kerry Model Railway Club looking forward to the festival this weekend. At back; Denis Murphy, Harry Kelliher and Donal Coppinger. In front; Chris Dyer, Billy Nolan, Leon Kelliher, Liam Freeman, Billy Horgan, Edwin De Groot and Brendan O'Brien. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Fun For All Ages At Kerry Model Railway Festival This Weekend

August 1, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S an event on this weekend which is a must for anyone interested in trains — big or small! The Kerry Model Railway Club’s annual festival has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, in fact, last year over 1,000 people visited the exhibition during the festival […]

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– The 2018 Rose of Tralee Street Entertainment alone will cost €355,000 to present a line-up of family-friendly, FREE and affordable fun from 17 to 21 August. A significant increase in financial support is required and Festival organisers are asking local businesses to make a contribution, with every Euro received set to be invested directly into staging so many events on Tralee’s streets. Some of this year’s Roses visited Tralee to help promote the 2018 Rose of Tralee International Festival.”
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Call For Businesses To Give Financial Support For Festival’s Street Entertainment

August 1, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is already building ahead of the start of the Rose of Tralee International Festival and an appeal has gone out to local businesses and professionals to give financial support to fund the free street entertainment laid on during the week. The street entertainment alone will cost €355,000 this year […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco Tralee.

Fashion And Fun At Paco Event For Rehabcare Blennerville

August 1, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

HOT on the (high) heels of last month’s charity fashion and coffee morning for Recovery Haven at Paco on The Mall in Tralee, another great local service will benefit from an event this Friday. Eileen Whelan is welcoming people to a fashion show in aid of Rehabcare Blennerville starting from […]

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