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Brendan Culloty of Hugh Culloty Expert, The Mall with a Panasonic 50'' Smart TV. Photo by Dermot Crean

TV Dealers Fail To Score Big For World Cup

June 12, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more WHILE most sports fans are salivating at the prospect of a month of football on the box, the explosion of TV sales never materialised this year according to local and national retailers. The World Cup normally signals a rush to get the biggest, flattest and […]

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Mary Harkin, Go for Life Programme Manager with Mossy Kelleher accepting his 'Spirit of the Games Award' from Tony McCarthy, members of the Go for Life Steering Committee.

Mossy’s In Great Spirits After Winning Award

June 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has won the ‘Spirit of the Games Award’ at the Go for Life Games in Dublin at the weekend. Mossy Kelleher, from Oakpark, a member of the Kerry team, was the winner of the award where 300 older people from 17 counties celebrated sport at Dublin City University on Saturday June […]

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Tara O'Halloran, with her award.

Tara Mines A Prestigious International Beauty Industry Award

June 11, 2014 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED tutor has won a prestigious international award at a ceremony in the UK. Tara O’Halloran, Kerry ETB Training Centre Beauty Therapy Instructor, won International Tutor of the Year Award in a competition involving 37 countries and organised by the major industry and international accreditation bodies BABTAC and CIBTAC. Tara, originally […]

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Orlagh Winters: Avoiding Fashion Faux Pas

Orlagh Winters: Avoiding Fashion Faux Pas

June 11, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Rihanna must have had some idea of the stir that her sheer dress would cause at the CFDA Fashion Awards. With all due respect, she is a stunning looking girl who hardly needs more attention, so why wear a “not really there” dress? Showing […]

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Business: The Advantages Of Being A Limited Company

Business: The Advantages Of Being A Limited Company

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

  By Chris Murray We are often asked by clients what are the advantages to operating as a limited company. Below is an outline of what limited liability means and the advantages of incorporating. Limited Liability – what does it really mean? First and foremost, the principal benefit of trading by way […]

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James Finnegan, volunteer and Trina Houlihan of Tralee Chamber Alliance at the Tourist Information Kiosk on The Mall on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Wanted: Volunteers To Help Promote Tralee At Tourist Kiosk

June 11, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE Tourist Kiosk is back in the heart of Tralee but more volunteers are needed to join the roster over the summer months to pass on information about the town, its attractions, restaurants and accommodation providers to visitors and locals. The Kiosk will open […]

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Body Found In Search For Missing Tralee Man

Body Found In Search For Missing Tralee Man

June 10, 2014 at 6:42 pm Comments are Disabled

POLICE in Spain searching for a missing Tralee man since January have recovered a body. Forty-five year old Dermot Quinn, formerly of Brewery Road, was last seen on  January 23 at the metro station in Valencia. Efforts to formally identify a body are underway and the Department of Foreign Affairs is continuing to […]

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Kerry Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

Learn Languages For Free With Kerry Library

June 10, 2014 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRRY Library has announced the launch of ‘Transparent Languages online’, a new language learning service which allows library customers who sign up online, to pick a language and learn it for free. From Arabic to Zulu, all library members will have over 80 different languages to choose from. The choice of languages […]

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Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

June 10, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THEY say talent runs in the family and this is certainly the case with Joy Agwu and her nine year old daughter Sandra. The two of them are set to release books at the same time in the County Library on June 21. Joy originally from Nigeria has been living […]

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Tralee Man Mark Makes It As A Rose Escort

Tralee Man Mark Makes It As A Rose Escort

June 10, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on ad for great offers ONE Tralee man has made it as an Escort for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival. Mark Sheehy from Blackrock, Tralee, was among the group of 32 Irish lads who made it through the rigours of the Rose of Tralee Boot Camp for Escorts recently. […]

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Niall O’Brien: Songs In The Key Of Life

Niall O’Brien: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 10, 2014 at 10:20 am 1 comment

Tralee singer/songwriter Niall O’Brien picks the music which has shaped his musical path… David Gray – White Ladder For me growing up there was never a real montage of music within my family tree but I do remember very vividly the first artist that tattooed a memory in both mind and […]

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Thousands To Go For Gold At Community Games

Thousands To Go For Gold At Community Games

June 10, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE official launch of the 2014 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Monday at An Ríocht, in Castleisland. The event, sponsored by Denny, will take place at An Ríocht on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday,  June 22. The finals features a full list of track and field events which […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Some Holiday Beauty Tips You May Have Missed

June 10, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers It has been five years since we had a family holiday and I forgot so many travel beauty tips. So many people I spoke to before my departure said it had also been years since their last holiday due to the R word […]

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Gardai Investigate Robberies And Rath Orig Incident

Gardai Investigate Robberies And Rath Orig Incident

June 9, 2014 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAI are investigating two robberies and another incident which have taken place in the town over the past week. On Bank Holiday Monday, June 2, between 7am and 5pm, someone broke in to an apartment in the Marina Apartments while the occupant was out. A large amount of cash was taken […]

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Guy Hulbert of Hulbert's Fine Foods at the Taste Of Kerry event in Manor West on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Delicious Taste of Kerry In Manor West

June 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHT food artisans showed their delicious produce at the Manor West Retail Park on Saturday and Sunday at the second Taste of Kerry event at the centre this year. The producers came from Dingle, Ballinskelligs, Cromane, Ballybunion and Tralee with cakes, pates, jellies, jams and paella among the goodies on display. Always a […]

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VIDEO: Mike Making Waves On The Internet Again

VIDEO: Mike Making Waves On The Internet Again

June 9, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers NA GAEIL GAA and CSKA Tralee player, Mike Griffin, is involved in another video which is getting attention on the internet. Last night Joe.ie posted a video of Mike, who is from Oakpark, walking on a Brazilian beach with former Liverpool FC striker Dirk Kuyt […]

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What might have been...Kevin Walsh despairs after driving a shot on goal wide of the post from close range in the first half of the Kerins O'Rahilly's V Feale Rangers game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Injuries Prove Too Much As They Exit Championship

June 9, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-11 Feale Rangers 1-16 DESPITE being a man up for 45 minutes Kerins O’Rahilly’s could not get past Feale Rangers at this Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship Round 2 tie at Strand Road. The game went to extra time where the north Kerryman showed fresher legs and […]

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Anthony Lonergan, Tralee, (left) on the offensive against Matty Ryan in their bout on Saturday night. Photo by Kieran Connolly

VIDEO: Anthony Steals The Show At Night Of Champions in Horan’s

June 9, 2014 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

By Mairead Moriarty HORAN’S Nite Club in town was the set for a different type of entertainment for Tralee on Saturday night. The showcase of muay-thai and K1 kickboxing went down a treat with the crowd who gathered to see local fighters compete in amateur and professional fights. The talent […]

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Denise Bourke of Divas and Dudes, Geraldine Canty and Lisa Geaney, judges of the Best Dressed Lady at the Boylesports Kerry GAA Night of Champions at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Champion Night For The GAA At The Dog Track

June 8, 2014 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry football stars turned out in force on Friday night for the Boylesports Kerry GAA Night of Champions. Marc O Se, Kieran Donaghy, Mark Griffin and Kerry boss Eamon Fitzmaurice were just some of the familiar faces there on the night as the rain stopped and hundreds enjoyed the facilities […]

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Film Review: ‘Godzilla’ Is A Monster Treat

Film Review: ‘Godzilla’ Is A Monster Treat

June 8, 2014 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

By John Lyons ENGLISH director Gareth Edwards has wanted to be a filmmaker since he was a child. Like most cinema lovers who dream of one day making their own films, Gareth realised that if he wanted to make a film, he was going to have to pick up a camera […]

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Roger Harty: Come To Your Senses

Roger Harty: Come To Your Senses

June 8, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

MY father used to say that “the thing about common sense is that they gave it the wrong name!” Then he’d go on to say “because it’s not really that common at all.” He’d walk away and give a big laugh. Connecting with our senses is absolutely necessary for our […]

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Netflix Warn Kerry Customers Of ‘Phishing Scam’

Netflix Warn Kerry Customers Of ‘Phishing Scam’

June 7, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE estimated 175,000 Netflix users in Ireland, many in Kerry, are been warned about the threat of a major phishing scam which has been identified by IT Security company, Smarttech.ie. The phishing scam comes in the form of a “fake message” on the users screen requesting the customer to click on […]

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A cheque for €2,900 was presented by Anne Lawlor of Ardfert to Recovery Haven recently. Anne raised the amount after completing the 'Swim for a Mile' challenge in the 50 metre pool in U.L. Limerick. From left: Phil Stack, Anne Lawlor, Maureen O'Brien and Eileen Comerford. Photo by Steve Baker

Anne Goes The Mile For Recovery Haven

June 7, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT native Anne Lawlor raised €2,900 for Recovery Haven by taking on the ‘Swim for a Mile’ challenge at the University of Limerick. “It was absolutely fabulous and a great experience,” said Anne who swam in the University’s 50 metre Olympic sized swimming pool. Anne swam the mile (1,600 mtrs) in a time […]

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Out To Lunch: Rain Drives Review To O’Donnell’s

Out To Lunch: Rain Drives Review To O’Donnell’s

June 7, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers O’Donnell’s Restaurant And Bar Mounthawk IRISH summers, eh? I had great intentions of going somewhere else on Friday to do my weekly review but the weather had other plans for me. So with my wipers working frantically to prevent me from ploughing into the car in […]

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Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control

Dr Caitlin O’Connor: Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control

June 7, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre, St Brendan’s Park, offers advice on getting high blood pressure under control Blood pressure is a measure of the force that the blood applies to the walls of the arteries as it flows through them. It’s normal for blood pressure to increase when you […]

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VIDEO: Ding, Ding!  ‘Night Of Champions 2’ In Horan’s

VIDEO: Ding, Ding! ‘Night Of Champions 2’ In Horan’s

June 7, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTY Thai Boxers, male and female, will do battle in the ‘Night of Champions 2’  event being in held in Horan’s Nightclub tonight (Saturday). “The thing that sets us apart is we promise knock-outs, said organiser David O’Sullivan. “Normally on these nights you get maybe two knock outs – we had ten […]

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Ballyheigue Man Elected As Council Cathaoirleach

Ballyheigue Man Elected As Council Cathaoirleach

June 6, 2014 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYHEIGUE man, John Brassil was elected first Cathaoirleach of the newly elected Kerry County Council this  morning. Tralee Electoral Area’s, Pa Daly, Sam Locke and Graham Spring were just three of 14 new councillors who arrived to take their  seats in the new-look 33 seat authority at Rathass. Two councillors were proposed for […]

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Video: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

Video: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

June 6, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Danielle Courtney talks to Declan Dowling of the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium about the ‘Night of Champions’ this Friday night, as well as getting the lowdown from Melanie Harty on the Taste of Kerry event in Manor West and the Tom Naughton Memorial Cup charity soccer match taking place tonight (Friday). Camera: Ryan […]

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Remember This Place? Eight Examples Of Old-School Beach Behaviour

Remember This Place? Eight Examples Of Old-School Beach Behaviour

June 6, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

Click ad above to see great offers IT emerged this week that Fenit and Banna have retained their Blue Flag status for another year – not that we can enjoy them in this weather! This will come as no surprise to anyone who spent their childhoods at these beaches playing in the sand dunes, […]

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Melanie Harty of Harty's Jellies at the Taste of Tralee Food Fair at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Food Firms To Exhibit At Cork Event

June 6, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee companies will take part in a Cork city food forum later this month. Guy Hulbert of Hulberts Fine Foods, based in The Anchorage, Tralee who sells vegetarian pate and Melanie Harty of Hartys jellies and jams will take part in the Cork and Kerry Food Forum which takes place in City […]

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