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With hail stones teaming down, David Moran, grabs the game by the scruff of the neck and pings the ball over the bar for Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Another Two League Points As Kingdom Beat Dublin

March 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  Kerry 0-15 Dublin 1-10 Kerry picked up another two Allianz National League points today in Killarney, as they beat great rivals Dublin, thanks to a superior second-half performance at Fitzgerald Stadium. The conditions were terrible at times and it was also an ill-tempered affair on occasions, with five yellows, four black […]

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With Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh were, front row, from left: Amanda Breen, Siona Leahy, Taya Donaghy, Lucy Kingston, Liah Mclysheght, Anna McCarthy, Grace Kirby and Abrdad Babatuade. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Rose Of Tralee Delights Pupils With Visit To Tralee School

March 1, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL school welcomed a lady who has made headlines around the world over the last six months. Rose Of Tralee Maria Walsh is taking all the responsibilities of the title in her stride and had to especially be on the ball on Friday morning to handle the array of excellent questions […]

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At the 'Mods and Minis’ fashion show in CH Chemists were, from left: Lily Parker and Bitania Yosef. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Youngsters Hit The Runway In Style For Recovery Haven

March 1, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Cancer Support House along with CH Chemists and Mods & Minis hosted a fundraising fashion show for kids and older models on Friday evening in CH Chemists. The fashion event displayed both communion and confirmation outfits and was a great success. There was plenty of involvement for parents too who […]

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At the Churchill Players 'Springtime Variety Show' on in Siamsa Tire were, from left: Katie Ellard, Conor Ellard, Katie McCarthy, Clodagh Ellard and Micheal Ellard. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Churchill Players Remember Former Member With ‘Springtime Show’

March 1, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL Drama Players Group paid tribute to the late Tommy Brosnan on Friday and Saturday night. The Group,  celebrated their 25th anniversary, by bringing their “Springtime Variety Show” to Siamsa Tire and it was all in honour of Tommy, who was such a prominent member of the Group down the […]

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Roger Harty: ‘Oneness’

Roger Harty: ‘Oneness’

March 1, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

  WHAT is ‘Oneness’? Well it is absence of ‘Twoness’. I know and accept that this is a corny answer but there might just be something in it. You see, what I refer to as ‘Twoness’ is often referred to as duality in psychology. Duality, in other words, means moving […]

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Kerry huddle before National Football League opening game against Mayo in Kilaraney. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Have Enough To Beat Dublin On Sunday

February 28, 2015 at 8:05 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Kerry have enough to get over their great rivals on Sunday… Kerry v Dublin, Allianz National League, Fitzgerald Stadium, Sunday, 2pm throw in.  A HELL of a lot can change in a year. At this point 12 months ago there was a “crisis” in Kerry football and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 28, 2015 at 8:03 am 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 in and around Tralee during the week… Though the weather doesn’t feel like it, the first signs that Spring is around the corner are beginning to show. If […]

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Put Your Feet On The Peat In Siamsa Tíre

Put Your Feet On The Peat In Siamsa Tíre

February 28, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

  Siamsa Tíre opened its doors to a new exhibition this week where the entire floor is covered with 3,000 peat briquettes. The exhibition officially opened yesterday (Friday) and will run until March 27.  In it, Sue Morris looks at ideas of domestic need and luxury in the context of our […]

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Kerry Hospice And Recovery Haven To Benefit From Mountain Climb

Kerry Hospice And Recovery Haven To Benefit From Mountain Climb

February 27, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

  The ‘Strickeen Mountain Climb’, now in its third year of operation will be raising funds for two Kerry based organisations when it takes place on March 7. Recovery Haven, which is a cancer support house/group is based here in Tralee and the Kerry Hospice Foundation will benefit greatly from […]

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VIDEO: Tralee College Prepares For Its Open Day

VIDEO: Tralee College Prepares For Its Open Day

February 27, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

  AN open day for ‘Kerry College of Further Education’ (KCFE)will be held at the college in Clash, Tralee on March 5, from 11am-7pm. The event is being geared toward school leavers, those who are unemployed and those who might be looking for a possible change in career direction. The open day […]

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Top Fashion Blogger Returns To Kerry

Top Fashion Blogger Returns To Kerry

February 27, 2015 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

  TOP fashion blogger, Suzanne Jackson, is returning to Kerry next month to give fashion tips to her enormous amount of Kerry followers. She packed out the Fels Point Hotel on her last visit in April (click here) but it’s the Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa in Killarney who will to host The […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands Featured On TG4 Show

Tralee Bay Wetlands Featured On TG4 Show

February 27, 2015 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

  Tralee Bay Wetlands featured in the TG4 documentary ‘Duiche’ last night highlighting the exciting work and projects that are taking place there. While it wasn’t its first time on the box, another moment in the national spotlight can only have benefitted the centre and boosted its ever increasing tourism factor. The […]

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Six Things To Do This Weekend

Six Things To Do This Weekend

February 27, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

It’s time for that wonderful time of the week again, where we suggest all the things that you have to do this weekend…or just things that we think are fun anyway. Here we go again… FRIDAY  1. PARENTS, ever fancied yourself a catwalk model? Or if there are any budding catwalk stars at […]

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Kieran Donaghy To Start First Game As Kerry Captain Against Dubs

Kieran Donaghy To Start First Game As Kerry Captain Against Dubs

February 26, 2015 at 8:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Senior Football Team to play Dublin in Round 3 of the Allianz Football League in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Sunday shows two changes in personnel from the side that started in the defeat of Derry in Round 2. Kieran Donaghy, will start his first game for Kerry as […]

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VIDEO: Five Reasons Why We Love To Beat The Dubs

VIDEO: Five Reasons Why We Love To Beat The Dubs

February 26, 2015 at 2:36 pm 1 comment

It’s, arguably, the greatest rivalry in the GAA and with another meeting with the Dubs coming up on  Sunday, Gavin O’Connor reflects on why it’s such a special fixture we love to win… 1. Tradition 2015 marks the 60th anniversary since Kerry beat Dublin in the 1955 decider. It is […]

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Price Of Petrol And Diesel Increases, So Where’s The Cheapest Place To Fill Up?

Price Of Petrol And Diesel Increases, So Where’s The Cheapest Place To Fill Up?

February 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  IN the month of January petrol prices dropped dramatically so much so that the cheapest price of petrol in town went from €1.28.9 per litre to €1.22.8 in a space of a month. Since that time, the price of petrol and diesel has risen and is predicted to continue to rise. In […]

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Tralee Woman Prepares For Gruelling Indoor ‘Ironman’ For Charity

Tralee Woman Prepares For Gruelling Indoor ‘Ironman’ For Charity

February 26, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  MOST of us recoil from the idea of any sort of exercise that could be described as gruelling, while some might not even know what an ‘Ironman’ is. All of this is certainly not the case for Tralee woman, Alison Reidy. She is currently preparing to go toe-to-toe with […]

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Nine Charities To Benefit From Ring Of Kerry Cycle 2015

Nine Charities To Benefit From Ring Of Kerry Cycle 2015

February 26, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

  THE nine charities to benefit from the 2015 Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle were announced on Saturday morning last at Aghadoe, Killarney. This year’s nine Kerry based charities are Console, The National Suicide Charity – Kerry Centre, Down Syndrome Ireland Kerry Branch; Enable Ireland Kerry Services; Kerry Hospice; Kerry Rape […]

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200 Mercy Mounthawk girl students take part in 'Black Wednesday'. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mounthawk Students Stage ‘Black Wednesday’ As Part Of ‘Malala’ Week

February 26, 2015 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

  MERCY Mounthawk demonstrated their illustrious history in the area of campaigning and charity on Wednesday. The ‘Mercy Mounthawk Justice and Peace Group’ kicked off their latest campaign to raise awareness about those in the world who are denied an education. The ‘Justice and Peace Group’ is one that aims to […]

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David Moran, Rhona Abbey, EY, Niamh Horgan, Sunshine and Umbrellas, 
and Tommy Walsh at the launch of the Sunshine & Umbrellas to host a star studded fashion show at the Clarion Hotel, Cork on March 20.

Tralee GAA Stars Lend A Hand To Worthy Rebel Cause

February 26, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA star David Moran and Tommy Walsh may be helping the Kingdom against Cork in the league encounter on March 8, but they’ll be behind a worthy Rebel cause two weeks later. The Tralee men donned the red and white of Cork to help launch the Ernst and Young Sunshine & […]

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Students of Causeway Comprehensive talk with President Micheal D Higgins, from left: Aoife O'Mahony, Freya Casey and Brianne barrett. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: President Gets Huge Welcome At IT Tralee For Launch Of UNESCO Chair

February 25, 2015 at 4:14 pm 1 comment

  PRESIDENT of Ireland, Micheal D Higgins, visited IT Tralee on Tuesday to launch the college becoming the worlds’s first UNESCO chair in physical education, sports, recreation and fitness. A festival atmosphere that greeted the President, with performers at every turn showing off the talent of the area. Flanked by security, Micheal […]

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Members of the St Patrick's Day parade committee getting into the spirit of things, from left: Martin Brosnan, Anne O'Shea, Jason Brick, Micheal Gaffney, Johnnie Wall, Danny Wall and Sean Lyons. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

‘Active Tralee’ The Theme For This Year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade

February 25, 2015 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER the last few years, Tralee has been gripped by running mania so it’s fitting that the St Patrick’s day parade in town will represent that. The theme of the St Patrick’s Day parade this year is  being active and the parade committee would like if community groups taking part […]

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Kerry Business Womens Network To Host Special Event In Ballygarry

Kerry Business Womens Network To Host Special Event In Ballygarry

February 25, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  BALLYGARRY House Hotel is preparing to play host to a very special event on Thursday March 5, as the Kerry Business Womens Network (KBWN) arrives at the venue for their conference. The KBWN’s conference will be entitled “Agents of Change–Empowering Women through Education” where there will be keynote speeches […]

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were, from left: Alison Roche, Kevin Riordan and Helen Parker. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Recovery Haven To Hold A ‘Mods & Minis’ Fashion Show For Charity

February 25, 2015 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

PARENTS, ever fancied yourself a catwalk model? Or if there are any budding catwalk stars at home, they take note as your lucky day might the corner. ‘Recovery Haven Cancer Support House’ along with CH Chemists and Mods & Minis from here in town are preparing to host a fundraising fashion […]

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Tralee Rugby Club Fundraiser To Help Replace Stolen Floodlights

Tralee Rugby Club Fundraiser To Help Replace Stolen Floodlights

February 25, 2015 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

  Tralee Rugby Football Club are preparing to host a fundraising night on Friday, March 6 at 9pm in an effort to raise much needed funds for the club. The event will be a race night that will be held in O’Donnells Bar in Mounthawk with cash prizes on offer […]

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Kerry Man Raises Over €115,000 For Cork University Hospital

Kerry Man Raises Over €115,000 For Cork University Hospital

February 25, 2015 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has once again enhanced its image as a very generous county thanks to a south Kerry man. John Garvey, who is from from Foilmore, near Cahersiveen has certainly done his part for charity after raising over €115,000 for Cork University Hospital (CUH) over the last 11 years in gratitude to the hospital […]

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Zoe’s World: Life Is For Living You Know?

Zoe’s World: Life Is For Living You Know?

February 25, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

  YOU know that feeling when you reach the end of a week and you have absolutely no idea what you actually did? Your life just kind blends into one until you are left with vast periods of your life gone. You can’t just hit rewind. When you eventually reach […]

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Top Line up for Women in Media event.

Top Speakers Lined Up For Women In Media Event

February 24, 2015 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE annual celebration of the most influential women working in the public eye is set to take place at the third Women in Media event at Kilcooly’s Country House Hotel, Ballybunion, on Saturday/Sunday April 18-19. The only event of its kind in Ireland, Women in Media aims to provide a […]

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VIDEO: Kilfynn Prepares For Inaugural Soap Box Derby Race

VIDEO: Kilfynn Prepares For Inaugural Soap Box Derby Race

February 24, 2015 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

  PEOPLE of a certain age may remember the ‘Wacky Races’ cartoon show that entertained us growing up. Well, a village in Kerry has taken it upon themselves to stage their very own version of the show…well, sort of! The Kilfynn Soap Box Derby is only days away (it will take place on Sunday, March […]

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Sam To Pay A Visit To John Mitchels Registration Day

Sam To Pay A Visit To John Mitchels Registration Day

February 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL roads, ring roads and bye roads will lead to the John Mitchels Centre of Excellence, Camp, Ballyseedy on Sunday next March 1 from 10am. A special appearance will be made by the Sam Maguire Cup at the club’s registration day which is set to be a fabulous occasion. Shane […]

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