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Sport: One Change In Kerry Team To Face Galway

Sport: One Change In Kerry Team To Face Galway

July 29, 2014 at 8:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is one change in the Kerry team to play Galway this Sunday in the All-Ireland quarter-final, from the side who faced Cork three weeks ago. Dingle’s Micheal Geaney will start instead of Kenmare’s Stephen O’Brien, who is sidelined because of a quad muscle injury. There is one swap in positions from […]

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Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

July 29, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual celebration of Roger Casement will take place in Tralee at the end of August. The Tionól Ruairí Mhic Easmainn will take place this year on 29th/30th August at Meadowlands Hotel where three Kerrymen with interest in and expertise on Roger Casement and his times will address The Gathering on […]

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From left, Brian O'Se and Jim McNeice will take part in the 'Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon' this Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Running Group To Take On 100k Ultra Marathon Challenge

July 29, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for info on open evening this Thursday ONE of the ultimate tests of endurance in Ireland will take place this Saturday around Tralee and north Kerry. Just over 60 competitors will set off from the Wetlands and take on the gruelling, first ever ‘Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon’. […]

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Sharon’s Quiz Night For Guide Dogs Charity

Sharon’s Quiz Night For Guide Dogs Charity

July 29, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

  By Mairead Moriarty KERINS O’Rahilly’s Club in Strand Road will play host to a special fundraising evening this Thursday night with a table quiz in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Tralee native Sharon Hayes is organising the event in an effort to raise funds for […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Round-Up Of Weekend’s Championship Action

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Round-Up Of Weekend’s Championship Action

July 29, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, was in Austin Stack Park over the weekend to see the Supervalu Kerry County Senior Hurling Championship action… BALLYDUFF, Abbydorney, Crotta O Neills and Lixnaw advanced to the quarter finals next weekend August 2, where Ballyduff will take […]

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Video: The Best Kerry v Galway Clashes Over The Years

Video: The Best Kerry v Galway Clashes Over The Years

July 29, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more SUNDAY will renew a rivalry between the Kingdom and the men from the west. There have been some memorable clashes between Kerry and Galway over the years but we’ll just concentrate on the ones we won this time! 1939, Yankee Stadium, New York: 2-6 – […]

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Orlagh Winters: Why Recycling Makes Sense

Orlagh Winters: Why Recycling Makes Sense

July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “ONE girl’s trash is another girl’s treasure.” Social media has a lot to do with how us girls fret over who has seen us in what outfits and when. Ok, so we all wake with the dread after a night out as to whether […]

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The new look Paul O'Sullivan gets the approval from daughter Erin after the headshave in aid of the A-T Society in Woodies on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO: A Case Of ‘Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow’ For Paul

July 28, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “I’LL miss the beard, not the hair,” said Paul O’Sullivan before going under the clippers on Saturday as he had his locks and facial hair shorn for charity. Paul, from Gort na Greine, Gallowsfield, was doing the event to raise funds for the A-T […]

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The U8 group at the St Pats GAA Cul Camp in Blennerville. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Stars Of The Future Hone Skills At St Pats Camp

July 28, 2014 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THIRTY boys and girls ranging from the ages of 6 and 13 are taking part in the St Pats GAA Cul Camp in Blennerville this week. The aim of the camp is to teach children the most important skills of the game, plus for them to have a bit of fun […]

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Some of the residents who attended the Ballyrickard Court Family Fun Day on Sunday.

Photos: Infinite Entertainment At Ballyrickard Court Family Fun Day

July 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE residents of Ballyrickard Court got together on Sunday for a great afternoon of family fun. It was all thanks to the Infinity Youth Group who are made up of young people from the Spa Road/Ballyrickard area. “We decided to hold the fun day to get […]

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Anne O'Donoghue, Jean Hollywood, Dolores O'Callaghan at the Tralee Tennis Club's annual barbecue on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Service At Tennis Club Barbecue Is Just Ace

July 28, 2014 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of July 31 open evening in Ballyroe Heights Hotel GLORIOUS weather and delicious food made the annual Tralee Tennis Club barbecue another great success on Saturday. Over 60 members turned up for an afternoon of competitive action followed by a great spread put on by members […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: The Remarkable Preservation Powers Of Peat

July 28, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more BILL Kenny, as a small boy, got badly burnt. His mother put him on her bike and quickly cycled to the bog where she wrapped the burns with peat. When the bandages were removed a few days later, there were no blisters, just healed skin. […]

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Photos: Blitz At John Mitchels In Honour Of Sandra Keane

Photos: Blitz At John Mitchels In Honour Of Sandra Keane

July 28, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad to enter a great competition ELEVEN U13 teams from Kerry and further afield took part in a blitz on Saturday in John Mitchels in memory of former Kerins O’Rahillys footballer Sandra Keane. “It was a fantastic day and the good weather really helped,” said organiser Maurice McNamara. There […]

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The Chef’s Table: Cooking The Perfect Steak

The Chef’s Table: Cooking The Perfect Steak

July 27, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Our food columnist, ‘Just Cooking’s’ Mark Doe, on the traditional favourite – a juicy steak… Cooking the perfect steak is a lot easier than people make out. 
Okay it does take a little practice to test the degree of cooking by pressing the steak, but […]

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Taking part in the Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk from Tralee to Castlegregory in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group were Sarah Flynn and Maura Hennessy from Castlegregory. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Taking A Walk To Castlegregory In Jamie’s Memory

July 27, 2014 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more OVER 80 people set off from the Aqua Dome on Saturday morning for the annual Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk to Castlegregory. The event was founded in the early 2000s by Castlegregory native, Jamie Wrenn, who died five years ago.  He wanted to give something back […]

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VIDEO: The Top Five Best Kerry All-Ireland Quarter Finals

VIDEO: The Top Five Best Kerry All-Ireland Quarter Finals

July 27, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

 Click on above ad for information on July 31 open evening SO now we know we’re facing Galway next Sunday in our 14th consecutive All-Ireland quarter final. Since the advent of the quarter final round in the All Ireland series in 2001, Kerry are the only county to be involved […]

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Roger Harty: It’s All About Attitude

Roger Harty: It’s All About Attitude

July 27, 2014 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above to enter a great competition IF I said to you “I don’t like your attitude” how would it make you feel? The normal reaction would be to feel a little offended or to wonder ‘who does this guy think he is’! Of course everyone’s reaction will be […]

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Chris Murray: Tax Planning For Retirement

Chris Murray: Tax Planning For Retirement

July 27, 2014 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

By Chris Murray WE are often approached by family run businesses with queries on retirement and in particular to Retirement Relief available. Tax planning for retirement needs to take place well in advance of the final decision to retire. Provided certain conditions are met, it is possible to dispose of […]

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VIDEO: Hundreds Protest in Tralee Against Assault On Gaza

VIDEO: Hundreds Protest in Tralee Against Assault On Gaza

July 26, 2014 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a huge turnout for a protest against the bombing of Gaza in the Square at 1pm today (Saturday). The Sinn Fein-organised demonstration saw about 300 people gather with Palestinian flags and placards protesting against the IDF bombing of civilians in Gaza which has claimed over 900 lives in the past […]

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Midnite Cafe in full flight on the stage at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Video/Photos: Midnite Cafe Rock The Brogue With Opening Gig

July 26, 2014 at 10:31 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more WHILE The new Brogue Inn may have opened its doors on Thursday morning, it was on Friday night that the real celebrations began with a performance by old favourites, Midnite Cafe. The bar was packed to capacity on the night for a performance by […]

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Tralee band Sumdaze launch new single 'All Smiles in the City', from left: Junior Abdulsalam, Hugh 'Shug' Gallagher, Omar Abdulsalam, Denis O Sullivan.

All Smiles For Sumdaze’s Single Launch In The Blasket

July 26, 2014 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more TRALEE band Sumdaze launched their new single entitled “All Smiles Around The City” in the Blasket last night (Friday).   The rockers also had a viewing of the video for the single.  “All Smiles Around The City” is the second single off the yet to […]

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Out To Lunch: Dawson’s Doesn’t Disappoint

Out To Lunch: Dawson’s Doesn’t Disappoint

July 26, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Dawson’s Restaurant The Mall (Above Heaton’s) MY attitude to Dawson’s is a bit like my attitude to the TV series, Star Trek: The Next Generation. When I was in college years ago my flatmates would insist on watching it and I’d groan ‘Oh God, […]

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"Talk to Us" Samaritans campaign was launched in the streets of Tralee on Thursday by Pat O'Connor, Director of the Kerry Branch of the Samaritans, and  Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, supported by Samartitans staff and Councillors, left Regional Publicity Officer Samaritans Majella Canty, Cllr. Norma Foley, Deputy Director Samaritand Kerry Br Joan Curtin, Director Samaritans Kerry Branch Pat O'Connor, Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, John O'Keeffe, Cllr. Teresa Ferris, Josephine Gorman, and Chairperson Samaritans Kerry branch Pauline Corridon. Photo by John Cleary.

Micheál Lends A Hand To Promote Samaritans’ Campaign

July 26, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition GAA commentating legend Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh was in town on Thursday to help the Samaritans with their latest campaign. A group of representatives from the local branch joined Micheál for a photoshoot in Denny Street to bring the ‘Talk To Us’ campaign […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’

At The Omniplex: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’

July 26, 2014 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to buy tickets How To Train Your Dragon 2 By John Lyons If I had to sit down and make a list of my five favourite animated films right this second, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ would definitely be on that list. Dreamworks really outdid themselves […]

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Members of Tralee Tidy Towns in the town centre for a clean up in anticipation of the arrival of the Entente Florale judges next week . Photo by Gavin O'Connor

‘We Don’t Want To See Your Butts’ Tidy Towns Say To Smokers

July 25, 2014 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WITH the arrival of the Entente Florale judges just one week away, Tralee Tidy Towns are appealing to the public to go that little bit further to have our town looking well. They’re also appealing to smokers to dispose of their cigarette butts properly […]

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Martin Hurley: Songs In The Key Of Life

Martin Hurley: Songs In The Key Of Life

July 25, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Martin Hurley is a well known face that has played the pubs of Tralee. He’s also a member of the Contempory Folk outfit Oracle. Here is a selection of the songs that shaped his musical outlook… Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms Where It Began One […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 25, 2014 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more We at Traleetoday.ie have gathered together a selection of photos posted up on social media from Tralee this last week by locals and tourists to the area… Ciara Kenihan took her puppy Sam to his first trip to the beach yesterday. Continued below… Click […]

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All The Ingredients For A Great Book On Kerry Food

All The Ingredients For A Great Book On Kerry Food

July 25, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A NEW Kerry food book with recipes from chefs all trained at the IT Tralee was launched in the college on Thursday. The 68-page book and directory, which will be given out free of charge to food businesses and chefs, contains a listing of over […]

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Strictly Mary: ‘Throws’ And Falls At The Launch

Strictly Mary: ‘Throws’ And Falls At The Launch

July 25, 2014 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, is taking part in this year’s Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing, which takes place in the Dome on August 23. Here she keeps us informed on her progress… THE ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ launch was great fun last Saturday. It […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Treating The Common Skin Condition Psoriasis

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Treating The Common Skin Condition Psoriasis

July 25, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for great offers Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, gives advice on treatment of constipation… PSORIASIS is a long-term condition that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin […]

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