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Murt Murphy’s Tips For Gold Cup Day At Cheltenham

Murt Murphy’s Tips For Gold Cup Day At Cheltenham

March 17, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

And so we come to Gold Cup day. Sports journalist and racing fan, Murt Murphy, has some tips for the final day of the Cheltenham festival which has been very good indeed for the Irish. Good luck all!… Yesterday was a good day for the Irish though many trebles were scuppered when […]

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Miriam Ryan, Manager Employability Service and Rebecca Kemp, Rose of Tralee Festival, at Focus 2017 at the HQ Tralee on Thursday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony

PHOTOS: Focus 2017 Held At HQ Tralee

March 17, 2017 at 10:17 am 0 comments

NORTH, East & West Kerry Development , Tralee Local Employment Service and HQ Tralee hosted Focus 2017 on Thursday March 16, as part of Growing Enterprise in Kerry. The event was held at the HQ, and provided a space to create referrals and develop long lasting relationships for businesses. Facilitator, […]

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Mayor Michael O'Shea presents the new Kerry Tourism Strategy to Billy Condon, Vice Prseident, Tourism Ireland North America in New York. On right is the County Tourism Officer John

Mayor Of Kerry Begins St Patrick’s Day Engagements In The US

March 17, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

THE Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Michael O’Shea is in New York at the start of a series of engagements around St. Patrick’s Weekend in both New York and Boston. Yesterday, the Mayor presented copies of the  new Kerry Tourism Strategy, 2016-2022 to Mr. Billy Condon, Vice President, Tourism Ireland North […]

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Bryan Cooper arrives in Blennerville with the jockey's trophy he won for winning the Gold Cup last week at Cheltenham. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bryan Cooper Gets His Second Win At Cheltenham 2017

March 16, 2017 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

YESTERDAY may not have been the best of days for Bryan Cooper, but that was forgotten by 4.20pm this afternoon. The Tralee jockey was on ‘Road To Respect’ who won the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate Handicap. He brought home the Noel Meade trained horse at odds of 14/1 to […]

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Denis Nominated For ‘Silver Surfer’ Award

Denis Nominated For ‘Silver Surfer’ Award

March 16, 2017 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man has been nominated in an awards scheme which honours senior citizens who have enthusiastically taken to using technology and the internet. Denis O’Regan (81) from The Kerries is one of three Kerry nominees in the ‘Silver Surfer’ awards – sponsored by eir and run with Age Action Ireland – aimed at raising awareness among […]

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The Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at in Ballyseedy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Taoiseach To Visit IT Tralee This Month

March 16, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

FRESH from his visit to the States this week, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. will visit the IT Tralee on Monday, March 27. His visit it to launch the commencement of the construction of the Kerry Sports Academy. Contracts for the project will be signed on Friday March 24, with […]

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Sadness In Town At Passing Of Donie Houlihan

Sadness In Town At Passing Of Donie Houlihan

March 16, 2017 at 12:58 pm 1 comment

THERE was sadness in town this morning at news of the death of Donie Houlihan. Donie, of Connolly Park and formerly of O’Rahillys Villas,  was well known and loved throughout Tralee and beyond as a former publican, sportsman, raconteur and rogue, but above all a gentleman. He passed away last night […]

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Michael Healy-Rae with the Best Dressed Lady, Tracey Kerins and the Best Dressed Man, Martin O'Shea at the Castlebar on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Best Dressed Day In The Castle Bar

March 16, 2017 at 11:58 am 0 comments

THE Castle Bar was rocking on Wednesday as the pub enjoys their busiest week of the year for Cheltenham. On Wednesday, those who couldn’t be at the real thing in the Cotswolds, attended the Best Dressed Day at the bar. Martin O’Shea came out with Best Dressed man, as decided by a ‘secret’ judge. […]

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New System Sees Records Of Babies Born At UHK To Be Stored Digitally

New System Sees Records Of Babies Born At UHK To Be Stored Digitally

March 16, 2017 at 10:52 am 0 comments

BABIES born at University Hospital Kerry will now have their records stored digitally rather than on paper after the Maternal and Newborn Clinical Management System (MN-CMS) went live in the hospital on Saturday. This ‘go live’ marks the introduction of an electronic health record (EHR) for all women and babies receiving maternity services in […]

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Murt Murphy’s Tips For Day Three Of Cheltenham

Murt Murphy’s Tips For Day Three Of Cheltenham

March 16, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

We’re halfway through the greatest racing festival on earth and sports journalist and racing fan, Murt Murphy, has some tips for day three of Cheltenham… Its 2-0 to the Bookmakers, as Wednesday proved a horrible day for punters. Who would have predicted that Douvan (who appears to have injured himself during […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’ Nominated For National Award

March 16, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

  THE shortlist for the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards has been revealed and Mercy Mounthawk are again in the running. The school, has been shortlisted in the Best Set category for secondary schools for its set creation in the school production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Judges said the set […]

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The Match Is Sold Out, But There’s Still Beds In Tralee For Saturday Night

The Match Is Sold Out, But There’s Still Beds In Tralee For Saturday Night

March 15, 2017 at 4:35 pm 1 comment

A FEW weeks ago it seemed that there wasn’t a bed to be had in town for Saturday night as the town prepared to welcome Dublin fans and marathon runners. We checked on booking.com and hotel websites on February 9 and couldn’t find a room in town. Now, after some […]

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Dublin Fans Plan Tribute To Coastguard Crew At Kerry Match In Tralee

Dublin Fans Plan Tribute To Coastguard Crew At Kerry Match In Tralee

March 15, 2017 at 3:55 pm 1 comment

DUBLIN GAA supporters are calling on people attending the match in Tralee on Saturday to join with them in a tribute to the Irish Coastguard crew involved in the tragedy off the coast of Mayo on Monday night. The ‘All Dublin GAA Fans’ Facebook page, which has over 20,000 followers, […]

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Transition Year Students of the Presentation Secondary School, Tralee, Rebecca Poultney, Caoimhe Tobin, Leanne Savage, Blathnaid Cotter, Chloe Morris, Niamh Walsh  Eimear Ellard, Niamh O'Shea, showcasing their Enterprise Projects at AIB Tralee on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Presentation Students Showcase Projects At AIB

March 15, 2017 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

TRANSITION Year students from the Presentation Secondary School, Tralee, showcased their Enterprise Projects at AIB on Wednesday morning. The students set up mini businesses which are in operation in the school once a week. They are mainly selling items (buns, cookies, magnets, pens etc) and some are showcasing blogs and websites. The […]

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Students at Coláiste Gleann Lí preparing for a music performance as part of Kerry Music Education Partnership’s pilot Take Note Vocal and Instrumental Tuition Initiative.

Hopes For New Music Education Initiatives For Young People Across Kerry

March 15, 2017 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

KERRY Education and Training Board in partnership with Kerry County Council, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, Ealain na Gaeltachta and local music educators and schools have announced their intention to apply to Music Generation for up to €600,000 in seed funding to develop new music education initiatives […]

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The late former Bishop Eamon Casey.

Bishop Of Kerry Pays Tribute To Former Bishop Eamon Casey

March 15, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

BISHOP of Kerry, Ray Browne, has paid tribute to former Bishop of Kerry and Galway, Eamon Casey who died earlier this week. “It is with sadness that I learn of the death of Bishop Eamon Casey,” reads the statement from the Bishop. “He was bishop of the diocese of Kerry from […]

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Coffee Morning At Shanakill Centre In Aid Of Cancer Awareness

Coffee Morning At Shanakill Centre In Aid Of Cancer Awareness

March 15, 2017 at 10:29 am 0 comments

SHANAKILL Family Resource Centre is hosting a Cancer Awareness Coffee morning on Thursday, March 23. The event is being held in conjunction with Kerry Travellers Health and Community Development Project, Rahoonane Community Centre and The Marie Keating Foundation This coffee morning aims to raise awareness around a wide range of cancers […]

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Murt Murphy’s Top Tips For Day Two Of Cheltenham

Murt Murphy’s Top Tips For Day Two Of Cheltenham

March 15, 2017 at 10:12 am 0 comments

IT was a great day for Kerry jockeys at Cheltenham yesterday. Can Bryan Cooper and Jack Kennedy add to their success today? Sports journalist and racing fan, Murt Murphy, has some tips for day two of the festival… Today is a very tricky day for punters so tread carefully with […]

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Portman Clarity Takes On Seven New Trainees At Tralee Office

Portman Clarity Takes On Seven New Trainees At Tralee Office

March 15, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

PORTMAN Clarity has taken on seven new trainees, in partnership with the First Steps youth employment initiative, at its Tralee offices. The travel management company, which has a base in Monavalley, is undergoing a period of transition after Portman Travel and Clarity Travel Management merged in November 2016 to form the seventh largest TMC in […]

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Julie Cahill from CH Chemists applying the Clinique Fresh Pressed Renewing Powder.

BEAUTY: The CH Guide To…Cleansing And Moisturising

March 15, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Preparing for a night on the town? Lisa O’Mahony of TraleeToday.ie asks the experts at CH Chemists about  how to properly cleanse and moisturise in the days before that special event, to have your skin looking radiant… Step 1: Consultation Beauty consultant at CH Chemists, Julie Cahill, went through a list […]

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Motorsport Fans To Converge On Tralee For Circuit Of Kerry Rally

Motorsport Fans To Converge On Tralee For Circuit Of Kerry Rally

March 15, 2017 at 9:53 am 0 comments

KERRY Motor Club will launch its Rose Hotel Circuit of Kerry Rally with a special function at the landmark Tralee establishment on Monday night, March 20. The event attracts thousands of rally fans to town say the organisers and this creates a great tourism boost for the town. A counting round of […]

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Cooper Makes It Two Wins For Kerry Jockeys At Cheltenham Opening Day

Cooper Makes It Two Wins For Kerry Jockeys At Cheltenham Opening Day

March 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

TRALEE’S Bryan Cooper landed his first win of the Cheltenham festival 2017, when he rode Apples Jade to victory in the Mares’ Hurdle earlier today. It was already a good day for Kerry jockeys as 17 year old Jack Kennedy from Dingle won the festival opener on board 25/1 shot Laibaik, trained by […]

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REPORT: Emotional Day As IT Tralee Wins Fresher’s Football Championship

REPORT: Emotional Day As IT Tralee Wins Fresher’s Football Championship

March 14, 2017 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

A report from IT Tralee on their great win in the Rory O’Connor Fresher Football Championship final in Cork last week… LAST Thursday night saw the IT Tralee Fresher Football team travel to CIT to play Waterford IT in the Rory O’Connor Fresher Football Championship final. Fresh from winning the Division […]

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Head girls Katie Ahern and Aoife O’Sullivan with Nikki Bradley.

Range Of Events For Mental Health Week At Presentation

March 14, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

MENTAL Health Week 2017 took place in Presentation Secondary School Tralee last week. An excellent and diverse range of diverse of activities took place for all year groups during the week – all coordinated by the Student Representative Council. School Principal, Mary O’Keeffe and Head girls, Aoife O’Sullivan and Katie […]

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taking part in the St Patrick's Day parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

The St Patrick’s Day Parade Won’t Finish In Denny Street This Year

March 14, 2017 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

THE route for this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade will be slightly different this year. Owing to the road works on Denny Street and The Mall, the route at the end of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade has to change. The parade will start, as always, at John Joe Sheehy Road […]

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Gaelcholáiste To Cheer On Past Pupils In All-Ireland Club Finals

Gaelcholáiste To Cheer On Past Pupils In All-Ireland Club Finals

March 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm 1 comment

THE All Ireland Club Finals will take place in Croke Park this St Patrick’s Day, and although no Tralee Club will take part, two past pupils from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will take to the hallowed turf  in both games. Darragh Ó’Conaill and Daithí Ó’Cathasaigh were students in the school in the noughties […]

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Murt Murphy’s Tips For Day One Of Cheltenham

Murt Murphy’s Tips For Day One Of Cheltenham

March 14, 2017 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

This week is like Christmas for racing fans, so sports journalist, Murt Murphy, is hoping to give gifts to punters with his top choices for Day One of the Cheltenham Festival… In the 1.30pm opener I’ll go for Willie Mullins’ Melon. Willie reckons he is very good, although he has only run once over […]

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At the tree planting at the Kerry Scout Hall on Saturday morning was Karolis Streimikis of Applegreen. Standing; Gavin Mulvihill, Maura and Grainne O'Donnell, Alusin Jah, Ryan and Sean O'Donnell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Applegreen Helps With Local Scout Group’s Tree Planting

March 14, 2017 at 10:50 am 0 comments

THE 1st Kerry Scouts Tralee in association with Applegreen planted a tree for National Tree Day on Saturday at their HQ on Matt Talbot Road. Applegreen has come on board to sponsor the local Scout Group, which is much appreciated by the local scouts “We are very honoured that they […]

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Photographed at Muckross House on Saturday, where The Kerry Rape Crisis Centre celebrated their 25th Anniversary were organiser Bernie McCarthy, 
KRCC Chair person Carol-Anne Coolican, KRCC Manager Vera O'Leary, Muckross House Trustee Geradine Rosney and Michelle Rosney.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre Celebrates 25th Anniversary

March 14, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

THIS year, Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (KRSAC) will be celebrating 25 years in existence. To celebrate this milestone, several events have been planned for 2017. The first of these celebratory events took place on Saturday, March 11 at the School House at Muckross House & Gardens. Soprano and Harpist, […]

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REPRO FREE – The Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney flew in from Chicago today to announce that County Kildare will host the 2017 Rose Tour before the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth will be the home to the Roses for two nights on 13th and 14th August, while Kildare Fáilte and Kildare County Council will facilitate a "behind the scenes" tour of key Kildare flagship locations such as The K Club, Kildare Village, the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens and Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Centre. Pictured at the launch in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth is Maggie McEldowney. Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoterry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site :  www.dwalshphoto.ie

Kildare To Play Host To Roses For Two Days This Year

March 14, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

LAST year’s day-long Rose experience in Kildare was so successful, the county will double the hospitality in 2017 and welcome the International Roses for two-days next August, before the Rose of Tralee International Festival. The Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney flew in from Chicago today to join the Mayor of […]

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