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Roger Harty: ‘I Have A Plan’ Part 2

Roger Harty: ‘I Have A Plan’ Part 2

November 16, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

AS I wrote in my previous article (here), in the area of psychological illness (depression anxiety, panic attacks etc.) I believe many lives have been saved due to medical intervention. However, unfortunately,  I also believe many lives have been lost because adequate attention has not been paid to the other […]

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VIDEO: Tadhg Pranks Co-Workers In A Tralee Shop

VIDEO: Tadhg Pranks Co-Workers In A Tralee Shop

November 15, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

SO this is how people spend their break time in a sports store. This very short video of one Tadhg Fleming pranking his co-workers, in an unidentified Tralee sports store, made Joe.ie yesterday. Ah, the endless possibilities of the sellotape/door combination… See video below… Post by Snapped at Tralee I.T.

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Fionnuala O'Donovan, Lorraine Hopkins, Sharon Scanlan and Cecelia Kelliher at the Rotary Club Gala Ball in Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday  night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rotary Club Holds Annual Gala Ball In Ballyseede Castle

November 15, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a glamorous affair in the Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday night as the Tralee Rotary Club held their annual Gala Ball. A different charity is picked to benefit every year and it was Enable Ireland’s Kerry Services who will receive funding from the €80 a head dinner last night. Continued […]

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At the ITT Tralee open day in the North Campus were, from left: Abbey Egan, Grace O'Carroll, Siona Begley, Kate Sheehy, Elle Supple. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Prospective Students Visit IT Tralee For Open Day

November 15, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee, held its annual open day for second level  and other prospective students at the North Campus on Friday morning. “We’ve had a fantastic day. We’ve had students from as far afield as Dundalk, Portlaoise and Cork here,” said Carol Fitzgerald of the IT Tralee. “They really seem to […]

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Big Match: Stacks To Prevail In A Tough Battle With Cork Champions

Big Match: Stacks To Prevail In A Tough Battle With Cork Champions

November 15, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor previews the Austin Stacks v Ballincollig Munster Club Championship semi-final at Austin Stack Park on Sunday (2pm) THIS is a weird one for Stephen Stack and his band of champions to prepare for. The celebrations and good vibes that spread across the town when Stacks won the county final would […]

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Out To Lunch: Shelter From The Cold November Rain In Ballygarry

Out To Lunch: Shelter From The Cold November Rain In Ballygarry

November 15, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

The Leebrook Bar, Ballygarry House Hotel WE’VE had some rain this week! And, unfortunately, it finally started to get cold as well. The first two weeks of November is one of the most miserable times of the year (along with all of January and the first two weeks of February) as the […]

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Kerry Citizens Information Service Gets The Gold Star

Kerry Citizens Information Service Gets The Gold Star

November 15, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Citizens Information Service (KCIS) recently received the EFQM Gold Star Service Excellence Quality Mark having reached the quality standards of customer service excellence required. The service underwent a rigorous in-depth assessment to measure their performance against the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) principles. On receipt of […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Mr Turner’

At The Omniplex: ‘Mr Turner’

November 15, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

‘Mr. Turner’ By John Lyons SINCE mid-October, every time I’ve made a trip to the cinema, a poster for ‘Mr. Turner’ has greeted me in the hallway. And every time I saw it, I got really excited. Not because of the film’s subject matter, but because it’s the new film […]

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Fiona To Be Remembered At 5km Santa Fun Run

Fiona To Be Remembered At 5km Santa Fun Run

November 14, 2014 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE girl who died last year will be remembered again this December at the second annual Tralee 5Km Santa Fun Run. The run had a hugely successful debut in 2013 with over 800 participants on the day raising a total of €13,060.44, all of which went towards granting wishes for Kerry children with […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 14, 2014 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… Maria Moynihan, caught banna shimmering in winter light on Sunday. Staying in Banna, Ryan Duggan, got this spectacular shot of Ray Stack at the Banna Rally. How the…? What the…? Is […]

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At the ‘Know Your Rights and Obligations as an Employer’ seminar on in the Ballygarry House Hotel were, from left: Mary O'Donoghue, Fiona Leahy (Kerry Local Enterprise Office), Caroline McHenry (The HR Suite), Alan Roycroft (Enercon Windfarm Services). Photo Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sam Maguire On Show At Ballygarry Seminar

November 14, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘KNOW Your Rights and Obligations as an Employer’ was well attended by local businesses in Ballygarry House Hotel on Tuesday and there was a special shiny guest on show The Sam Maguire trophy was on show for the The HR Suite in association with the Kerry Local Enterprise Office […]

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Jim Moriarty (Development officer), Jamie Mulligan (Treasurer), Terry Boyle (Club Secretary),  Bridget Boyle, Jim Savage (Treasurer), Christy Murphy (President) and James Costello (Chairman). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Bridget Wins Big In St Pat’s GAA Lotto

November 14, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  BRIDGET Boyle, of Derrymore scooped an incredible €13,000 in the St Pats lotto on Sunday night last. With her winnings from a jackpot which had not been won in over two years, Bridget, mother of club secretary Terry Boyle, is planning to do up her house. “We’re delighted that […]

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It’s Friiiidaaay! Six Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

It’s Friiiidaaay! Six Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 14, 2014 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Hello Friday, tis well you’re looking! As the hours tick by until clocking-off time, let’s look at the endless…ok maybe not endless, but the many possibilities the upcoming weekend has to offer in and around town… Friday 1. Roll Up, Roll Up! Yes folks, the circus is in town, or […]

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Chief Supt Says Any Escalation In Traveller Feud Will Be Met With Swift Action From Gardaí

Chief Supt Says Any Escalation In Traveller Feud Will Be Met With Swift Action From Gardaí

November 14, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE top Garda in Kerry has expressed his concerns that the current Traveller feud between two families in Tralee and Cork will escalate. Chief Superintendent Pat O’Sullivan said any further criminal behaviour will be met with an immediate response from the gardaí and he said doesn’t want to see a return to the […]

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Fitness: All You Wanted To Know About Carbs

Fitness: All You Wanted To Know About Carbs

November 14, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee talks about carbs and how they can help your exercise regime… Carbohydrates can be a useful energy source for fuelling your workouts and achieving your fitness goals, however they must be treated with a certain degree of caution. Below I will tackle and answer some […]

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An Garda Síochána

Man Appears In Court Charged In Connection With Stabbings

November 13, 2014 at 6:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A 23 year old man has been remanded in custody after appearing in Cahersiveen District Court today charged in connection with a double stabbing in Tralee. Forty-seven year old Kamil Fital and his son, 17 year-old Hubert  received stab wounds at their home in Woodbrook Lawn, Tralee on Tuesday. Brian Keane, of No […]

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Has Love/Hate’s Trish Relocated To Tralee? Nope, Just Her Car!

Has Love/Hate’s Trish Relocated To Tralee? Nope, Just Her Car!

November 13, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

  FANS of RTE’s ‘Love/Hate’ may have been shocked at last Sunday’s finale to the series where Nidge came a-cropper, but they might be even more surprised to see his wife’s car around town. Has Trish re-located to Tralee? Apparently not, as we found out that Tralee man Emmet O’Grady, bought […]

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An Garda Síochána

Gardai Say Nothing Sinister In Reported Approach To Children

November 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI who were investigating a reported approach to children in Lisselton on Saturday, say they are satisfied that there was nothing sinister involved It was reported that on Saturday morning a male driver asked two boys if they wanted a lift home from a shop in the Lisselton area. Gardai […]

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PHOTOS: CBS Looks To Local Businesses To Help With All-Weather Pitch

PHOTOS: CBS Looks To Local Businesses To Help With All-Weather Pitch

November 13, 2014 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a double event held on Tuesday night to kickstart the CBS The Green plans to build an all-weather pitch on the school grounds. First of all, the All Ireland Champions, Kerry with the help of some past players played a team made up of past pupils from […]

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Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair This Friday

Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair This Friday

November 13, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

A CHRISTMAS craft fair will take place on Friday afternoon/evening  at the Recovery Haven at Haig’s Terrace, Killerisk. The crafts are made by users of the centre and include Christmas cards, home bake goods and homemade jewellery among other items. People can also order their Christmas trees and wreaths at […]

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You’ll Find ‘Hidden Kerry’ Author In Eason’s This Saturday

You’ll Find ‘Hidden Kerry’ Author In Eason’s This Saturday

November 13, 2014 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

JOURNALIST and author Breda Joy will sign copies of her book, ‘Hidden Kerry, The Keys to the Kingdom’ at Eason’s Tralee this Saturday, November 15 at 2.30pm. Hidden Kerry takes a leisurely stroll along some of the lesser-known paths of the Kingdom to reveal a world of amazing characters and colourful […]

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Launching the Lee Strand Garda Achievement Awards at Lee Strand Headquarters, Tralee l-r: Niamh Rahilly, Ailbhe Mangan and Eve Creedon.  
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Do You Know A Young Person Who Deserves To Be Recognised?

November 13, 2014 at 9:58 am 1 comment

IT’s time to get your nominations in for young people who went that little bit further for their community this year. The Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards take place early next year and they are looking for nominations. The awards are designed to acknowledge the volunteering endeavors of young people […]

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At the 'ITT Career's Fair' in the ITT North Campus were, from left Jane Fitzpatrick, Mia Donovan, Maura Buckley, Katriona Neville and Amanda Coughlan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Positive Signs Of Recovery At The ITT Careers Fair

November 13, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE ITT North Campus, hosted their Careers Fair for graduate students on Tuesday. The fair brought a number of national and international businesses and universities there to scout some of the top talent in the college. “There’s definitely a big upturn in terms of jobs available, which is very positive, […]

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Oskars Krastins and Liam Bohan of Octofly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Networking Event For Local Businesses In Fels Point

November 13, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Chamber Alliance presented a Networking Event for members of the group at the Fels Point Hotel on Tuesday evening. It was an opportunity for members to get to know each other and introduce themselves, their company and their line of business in an effort to generate more business. There was team-building games and […]

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A section of tarmacking work that is being done currently in Cockleshell. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Car-Park Near Cockleshell Gets A Makeover

November 13, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council have begun tarmacking the carpark near Cockleshell beach. The makeover for the car-park will be welcomed by townsfolk and tourists alike who  access the scenic area. The area is a great place for walkers to park their cars and take a walk either down by the canal or out Cockleshell way to take in […]

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‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

November 12, 2014 at 10:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks fans are getting ready. This poster (click on image to enlarge) which was sent to TraleeToday.ie,  issues a rallying cry to all Rockie fans for Sunday’s Munster semi-final clash with Ballincollig at Austin Stack Park. Kieran Donaghy is in full Lord Kitchener pose to ask for the black […]

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Man Charged In Relation To Stabbing Incident At Woodbrook Lawn

Man Charged In Relation To Stabbing Incident At Woodbrook Lawn

November 12, 2014 at 10:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have charged a 23 year old man in connection with the incident which occurred in the Woodbrook Lawn area, Tralee,  on Tuesday, where two people – a 47 year old man and his 18 year old son – received stabbing injuries. The man remains in Garda custody and is due […]

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Men Appear In Court On Weapons Possession Charges

Men Appear In Court On Weapons Possession Charges

November 12, 2014 at 6:04 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE males, including one 15 year old boy, from Cork appeared in Tralee District Court on Wednesday after an incident at Rath cemetery yesterday. The incident took place around lunchtime yesterday in which one man received stab wounds and received treatment at Kerry General Hospital. Shortly after the incident, a number of weapons […]

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The Bumbleance In town during the Summer. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Lions Club Table Quiz In Aid Of The Bumbleance

November 12, 2014 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  Tralee Lions Club is calling on all ‘Quiz Wizards’ for a fun Table Quiz this Thursday night,  November 13, at The Meadowlands Hotel. The quiz commences at 8.30 sharp and it promises to be a great night of entertainment, with numerous prizes  on the night. The table quiz, with quizmaster […]

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New Initiative Signals The Shape Of Things To Come In Tralee

New Initiative Signals The Shape Of Things To Come In Tralee

November 12, 2014 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

  AN exciting new initiative which will change the way people travel in town was launched yesterday at Tralee Bay Wetlands. The Active Travel Town Initiative will see a 6km new cycle route through the town, a ‘shared space’ in The Mall and the extension of of the Tralee Fenit walkway to name but a […]

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