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Out To Lunch: Fish Trio Hits The Heights At Ballyroe

Out To Lunch: Fish Trio Hits The Heights At Ballyroe

August 2, 2014 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Ballyroe Heights Hotel I’M cheating a bit this week as it’s an evening meal review, rather than a lunch. I was covering a story at the hotel on Thursday night so I decided to have a have a bite to eat while I waited to do my job. The hotel always sends in […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

August 2, 2014 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes By John Lyons ANOTHER week, another sequel. Over the past decade Hollywood has taken an extreme liking to rebooting, remaking and adapting any popular property that could conceivably make a nice chunk of money. Not the least of which is the ‘Planet of […]

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Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

August 2, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, visited The Strand @ Inch Beach Hotel and was very impressed… RECENTLY my husband and I were married 16 years and with four kids, we do not get many breaks away. But on this anniversary we decided a weekend away was in order and decided a […]

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Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

August 1, 2014 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WHILE there will be hordes of Kerry fans in Croke Park on Sunday, there will also be many thousands watching on TVs all over the world. One man who will have a special interest in the game is former Kerry star Tommy Walsh, who […]

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Damian Greer: Songs In The Key Of Life

Damian Greer: Songs In The Key Of Life

August 1, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Damian Greer is the drummer in Midnite Cafe who next play in The Blasket on August 9. Here he takes us through the music that soundtracked his life… Where it all began… Glen Campbell – ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ I must have been ten or eleven when I was introduced to music […]

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Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

August 1, 2014 at 9:50 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more WHAT a day it was for Tralee  when it showed the Entente Florale judges all it had to offer. And the adjudicators in the Europe-wide Tidy Towns competition were very impressed by all accounts! “It was a great success. It’s very hard to judge […]

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Strictly Mary: That Sickly Feeling At The Thought Of The Dome

Strictly Mary: That Sickly Feeling At The Thought Of The Dome

August 1, 2014 at 9:50 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… I SAW the construction of the dome yesterday as I passed in […]

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Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

August 1, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on being a team leader… BUSINESS owners have been known to experience increased blood pressure, extreme hair loss, and other stress-induced conditions as a direct result of interactions with their Team. The way to avoid these […]

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VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

July 31, 2014 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF the rugby doesn’t work out for Munster’s Ronan O’Mahony and Felix Jones they can always look at a career in soccer judging by the skills they showed at Lifestyle Sports in Tralee on Thursday afternoon. The rugby lads made a stop-off at the Manor West store as part of ‘The Munster […]

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Tony Heffernan Father of Saoirse and Liam Heffernan at the Enterprise Ireland & New Frontiers Event on in Fels Point. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Planning Decision On Liam’s Lodge Due In August Says Tony At Networking Event

July 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above for information on open evening on July 31   PLANS for Liam’s Lodge have been submitted to Kerry County Council and a planning decision is expected by the end of August according to Tony Heffernan. Mr Heffernan was speaking to TraleeToday.ie at an event for entrepreneurs which was held in […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: Kerry v Galway Is Not A Foregone Conclusion

July 31, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more YOU could class this game as a match up of two traditional powers. Galway, to their credit, always go out to play an attacking style of football and I expect Sunday to be no exception. I have some great memories of playing Galway. In 1994 […]

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Tony Monaghan will be giving it the 'heavy, heavy monster sound' with his 'Oi Oi Soundsystem at the Electric Picnic next month.

Tony To Touch Bass At Electric Picnic

July 31, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE ELECTRIC PICNIC beckons again for another Tralee creative. Tony Monaghan, will be bringing his  ‘Oi Oi  Soundsystem’ reggae experience to the famous music festival at the end of this month. The ‘Oi Oi Soundsystem’ will be rubbing shoulder with such world renowned artists as, Outkast, Beck, Blondie and Chic. […]

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Mark O'Sullivan, Connie O'Connor and John Browne at the Ballybeggan Course getting it ready for Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event which takes place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballybeggan Course On Track For August Race Meeting

July 31, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  WORK is in full swing up in Ballybeggan at the moment as the course is taking shape for the Kerry International Horse and Pony meeting in just over two weeks. The two day event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17 and while they’re cutting hay and silage […]

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Kerry County Council Motor Tax Office, Princes Quay.

Photos: So Tralee, How You Looking For The Entente Florale Judges?

July 30, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

JUST one day to go until the group of judges give us the once over for our bid to become champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. The international Tidy Towns Competition aims to promote a greener and more pleasant environment in European towns and villages. With this in mind, TraleeToday.ie took a […]

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Photos: Great Turnout For Ballymac GAA Cúl Camp

Photos: Great Turnout For Ballymac GAA Cúl Camp

July 30, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 90 boys and girls are taking part in the Ballymacelligott GAA Cul Camp this week. “It’s a big group for a rural club camp and it’s great to see so many girls. The oldest group has as many boys as girls so that’s great to see,” said camp coordinator and […]

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Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

July 30, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more info AS many of you are aware by now, I want to become a fashion journalist. Well that is what I am aiming for before I become the editor of Vogue! As well laid out as I hope my future career is, I find that […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more info on open evening this Thursday, July 31 Strength training…. it’s not just for bodybuilders! That ideal physique we all pine after, the toned or ripped look? I’ll let you in on a little trade secret, the key to getting it isn’t power walking or […]

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Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more FANS of Munster rugby are in for a treat as top players like Keith Earls and BJ Botha are coming to town. The Red heroes will visit Lifestyle Sports in Manor West this Thursday between 12 noon and 12.45pm. Six of Munster Rugby’s finest: […]

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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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