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Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

September 14, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  By Chris Murray AS a self employed individual you are regulated for Income Tax, PRSI and Universal Social Charge which are collected by the Revenue under the Self Assessment Tax System. The obligation is on you to send in tax returns to Revenue and voluntarily pay your tax liability. […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

September 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm 1 comment

WELL done to all at Moyderwell Mercy Primary School in Tralee who made this fantastic video (below) to support Kerry next Sunday. Pupils from Múinteoir Eoin Sayers’ 5th Class adapted the lyrics of Taylor Swift’s – ‘Shake it Off’ to a version that will definitely get the Kingdom moving over the […]

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It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

September 13, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYRICKARD woman has organised a quiz night in her place of work in aid of the Recovery Haven. Claire Maher, manager of the Costa Coffee branch in The Mall, decided to run the event on Wednesday, October 1, for the centre as it is a place close to her […]

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VIDEO: Blennerville NS Staff Latest To Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Blennerville NS Staff Latest To Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

September 13, 2014 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE gorgeous weather we had Friday afternoon was put on ice for the teachers of Blennerville Primary School who were the latest  school to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge. Two lucky children from each class were chosen to dunk icy water over a teacher, while all the other pupils […]

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Are There Any Young Tralee Poets Out There?

Are There Any Young Tralee Poets Out There?

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Library is looking for Kerry students to enter the annual Poetry Aloud Competition. This year marks the eighth annual Poetry Aloud competition organised by the National Library of Ireland and Poetry Ireland, and students from all over Kerry are encouraged to enter. Poetry Aloud, an annual poetry speaking […]

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AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

ON Tuesday we told you about Killarney-based band, The Kingdom, who will release “Come on Kerry Live the Dream” on Monday in support of Kerry’s bid to win back Sam Maguire. Well we’ve got the audio here so have a listen to it and sing along to the lyrics below to get you […]

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Out To Lunch: All’s Rosy In The Garden Centre

Out To Lunch: All’s Rosy In The Garden Centre

September 13, 2014 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

The Cafe @ Ballyseedy Ballyseedy Garden Centre I DECIDED to travel out of town this week for a bite to eat. Not too far out mind you. I’ve been out to Ballyseedy Garden Centre’s Cafe once before and it was only for a coffee, but it really is a nice place to […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Boxtrolls’

At The Omniplex: ‘Boxtrolls’

September 13, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

‘Boxtrolls’ by John Lyons FOR almost a century, the easiest and most common form of animation was hand-drawn 2D animation. The Disney Empire as we know it was built by their successful string of animated films throughout the 20th century. However, the paradigm quickly changed after Pixar released Toy Story […]

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Extra Train Put On For All-Ireland Final Sunday

Extra Train Put On For All-Ireland Final Sunday

September 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Rail has put on an extra train for the 2014 All-Ireland Football Finals between Kerry and Donegal in Croke Park, Dublin on Sunday, September 21. Tickets are available on-line at www.irishrail.ie With both Kerry teams, senior and minor, in the All-Ireland Football Finals this year, trains from Kerry to Dublin went […]

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Over 90% Rise In Patients On KGH Trolleys In August Compared To Same Month Last Year

Over 90% Rise In Patients On KGH Trolleys In August Compared To Same Month Last Year

September 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of people waiting in Kerry General Hospital on trolleys in August increased by over 90% on last year’s figures for the same month. This is according to the Trolley/Ward Watch figures supplied by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation whose General Secretary, Liam Doran, who talked of the […]

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An Garda Síochána

American Woman Killed In Annascaul Crash

September 12, 2014 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THE woman killed in yesterday’s road accident near Annascaul has been named as Susan Joan Maher from Minnesota, USA. Gardai in Annascaul are investigating the two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occured at Ballynane, Annascaul, at approximately 6.40pm on Thursday evening. The 59 year old American woman was fatally injured when the […]

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Chamber To Be More Active In Efforts To Create Jobs

Chamber To Be More Active In Efforts To Create Jobs

September 12, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Tralee Chamber Alliance Board will take a more hands-on role in the efforts to drive employment growth over the coming 12 months and to raise the profile of Tralee as the capital of Kerry. A meeting of the TCA Board, facilitated by Breda O’Dwyer from the Institute of […]

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

BUMBLEance Passes Through Town Centre

September 12, 2014 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  A CHARITY Drive which will see a three wheeled van  pushed from Dingle to Dublin in aid of the Saoirse Foundation ‘BUMBLEance’ rolled into town on Thursday. The ‘BUMBLEance’ is a solution for sick children who require ambulance transportation between home and the national treatment centres, children’s hospitals and […]

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Enjoying the Indian summer in Banna were, Kevin Moynihan, Aaron O'Malley, Kevin Twomey Claire McCarthy and Dean Sinnott. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Enjoying The Indian Summer On Banna Beach

September 12, 2014 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

WEIRD and wonderful weather we’re  having isn’t it? The Indian Summer is being enjoyed by all, seeing temperatures soar into the 20s for this time of year. For many who didn’t have too many work or school commitments, Banna Beach was the place to soak up the sun, while we still have it. “It’s great […]

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Man Charged After Drug Seizure In Ballymac on Wednesday

Man Charged After Drug Seizure In Ballymac on Wednesday

September 12, 2014 at 10:13 am 1 comment

A MAN has appeared in Cahersiveen District Court in connection with the seizure of drugs in Ballymacelligott on Wednesday. James O’Brien, of 21 The Anchorage, Tralee, was charged with the possession of a large quantity of cannabis and the intention to sell or supply the drug. When charged at Tralee Garda Station, […]

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Photos And Video: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos And Video: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 12, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week we at Traleetoday.ie pull together all of the best photos and video posted up on social media of Tralee and its surrounding area. The Indian summer has brought out the best in us this week. You would be forgiven for thinking that Donnacha Clifford’s shot of Tralee Bay […]

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An Garda Síochána

Woman Killed In Road Accident Near Annascaul

September 12, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

  A 59-YEAR-OLD woman was killed in a road accident in west Kerry last night. Gardai in Annascaul are investigating the two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occured at Ballynane, Annascaul, at approximately 6.40pm on Thursday evening. A 59 year old woman was fatally injured when the car she was a passenger in collided […]

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Revenue Officers Seize 10,000 Cigarettes From Tralee Residence

Revenue Officers Seize 10,000 Cigarettes From Tralee Residence

September 11, 2014 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

REVENUE’S Customs Service seized 10,000 cigarettes with a retail value of over €4,600 at a private residence in Tralee, on Tuesday. In an intelligence-led operation, the cigarettes were found by officers in two packages, each containing 5,000 ‘Legendario Negro’ cigarettes, which had been consigned from Germany to an address in […]

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David Moran Wins GAA/GPA All Star Player Of The Month For August

David Moran Wins GAA/GPA All Star Player Of The Month For August

September 11, 2014 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IT will come as no surprise to many that Kerry’s David Moran has been named the football Opel GAA/GPA All Star player of the month for August. The Kerins O’Rahilly’s man showed well in the All-Ireland quarter final match against Galway game earlier in the month, but it was his performances in […]

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Sales Team Leader at Lifestyle Sports in Bridge Street, Suzanne Rigney with the Kerry jerseys. Photo by Dermot Crean

Final Countdown: Kerry Jerseys Flying Out Of The Shops Downtown

September 11, 2014 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A QUICK run around to sports shops in the town centre revealed jersey sales have been brisk in the run-up to the All-Ireland final on Sunday week with the blue jersey proving a big hit in one outlet. There’s a great feel good factor around town with the glorious weather […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park Marks World Suicide Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park Marks World Suicide Day

September 11, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

  OVER 120 people came out to Pearse Park on Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to mark World Suicide Day. Organised by Tralee resident, Gerard Collins, people gathered to remember those lost to suicide in town and beyond and to let people know that help is there for those […]

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Looking For Sharp Dressed Men At Listowel Races

Looking For Sharp Dressed Men At Listowel Races

September 11, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE about 30,000 women will invade Listowel’s ‘Island’ track on Friday, September 19, the lads also have an incentive to spruce themselves up for the Races. A day dedicated to fashion conscious men will take on Thursday, September 18, sponsored again by Lyons of East River, with a prize fund of €1,300. […]

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Photos: CBS Kickstarts School Year With Healthy Eating Week

Photos: CBS Kickstarts School Year With Healthy Eating Week

September 11, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  THE children at CBS enjoyed a healthy start to the school year as their annual healthy eating week took place. Junior infants enjoyed a healthy Teddy Bears picnic with cheese and brown bread and fruit treats while Doc McStuffins, Mikey Mouse and friends also made an appearance. “We usually kickstart the year […]

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Lucky 13 Years For Bryan Carr’s School Of Performing Arts

Lucky 13 Years For Bryan Carr’s School Of Performing Arts

September 11, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S not just the primary and secondary schools that are back in action this September. Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts recommences its singing, acting and dance classes at Collis Sands this Saturday and is looking for new members. “I am really looking forward to this term; its great to […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Apps For Strength Training

Shape Up With Siobhan: Apps For Strength Training

September 11, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

  Our fitness expert, Siobhan Sentry, of Advanced Fitness Education, recommenders more fitness apps aimed slightly more at strength training…. 1. Full Fitness This app is just so handy to have on the phone. It has a huge bank of exercises and instructions with videos on how to do each […]

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An Garda Síochána

Gardaí Arrest Man In Relation To Seizure Of €15,000 Worth Of Drugs

September 11, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ have arrested a man in relation to the seizure €15,000 worth of drugs yesterday in a wooded area in Ballymacelligott yesterday. The drugs were recovered after a surveillance operation carried out by Gardai on a local drug dealing gang in the days leading up to the seizure. A known suspect went […]

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€10,500 In Education Awards From Tralee Credit Union

€10,500 In Education Awards From Tralee Credit Union

September 11, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union are now accepting student applications for their Education Awards worth €10,500. Whatever year in college you are starting this month, one thing facing every student is the stress associated with financing the year ahead. The significant cost of third level education has become a financial burden for many […]

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Students of Mercy Mounthawk open up the envelopes that hold the results of their Junior cert exams. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Junior Cert Results Joy For Tralee Students

September 10, 2014 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were nerves and excitement in equal measure across all secondary schools in town on Wednesday morning as this year’s Junior Certificate exams students received their results. Two of the top scorers were Lauren Kelly of Presentation Secondary School and Niamh Ni Chonaill of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí who both fetched a […]

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Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park To Mark World Suicide Day

Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park To Mark World Suicide Day

September 10, 2014 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A CANDLELIGHT vigil will be held in Pearse Park, Tralee tonight (Wednesday) at 10pm in memory of those lost to suicide. September 10 is World Suicide Day and at 10pm worldwide people will light candles. The organisers wish to point out  that this is a candle vigil only, lanterns are not permitted at this […]

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Price Chopped On Ambri Boards Thanks To Lee Strand

Price Chopped On Ambri Boards Thanks To Lee Strand

September 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand customers can avail of beautiful hand-crafted Ambri Boards at a reduced price in a new promotion launched by the company. Lee Strand has commissioned Ambri Boards in Tralee to design an exclusive range of hand crafted serving and chopping boards. Each board is unique, cut by hand and […]

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