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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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Ballyheigue Golf Classic In Memory Of Trevor Barrett

Ballyheigue Golf Classic In Memory Of Trevor Barrett

July 24, 2014 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A GOLF event in honour of the late Austin Stacks dual player, Trevor Barrett, is set to take place this Saturday in Ballyheigue. ‘The Trevor Barrett Memorial Golf Classic’  is a four person per team competition being held at Ballyheigue Castle Golf Club with 45 teams of four taking part to date, […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Cardio Is Essential In Any Exercise Programme

Shape Up With Siobhan: Cardio Is Essential In Any Exercise Programme

July 24, 2014 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more Our new fitness columnist, Siobhan Sentry of Advanced Fitness Education, goes through the benefits of cardio in your exercise programme… Cardio is short for cardiovascular exercise. It is any exercise or movement that increases your heart rate and blood circulation. For many people it’s all […]

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Thumbs up from the Cotter family at the opening of the new look Kirby's Brogue Inn on Thursday morning. Included are mum and dad Kevin and Fiona, with Michéal, Eimear, Saidhbh and Caoimhe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: A Look Inside The New Brogue As It Opens Its Doors

July 24, 2014 at 11:02 am 4 comments

  Click on above ad for more THE doors were flung open in The Brogue on Thursday morning as a new era began for the old dame of Rock Street. And TraleeToday.ie was there to capture the moment. Kevin Cotter, wife Fiona and their four children were present to welcome all to […]

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Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan and James O’Donoghue, the Proprietor of Oaklands Daybreak, proud sponsors of the 2014 Rose Cup with some of the youngsters who will be lining out for their clubs in this year’s competition on Saturday 16th August.

New York Team To Play In ‘Rose Cup’ During Festival

July 24, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more TEAMS from Kerry, Cork and even New York will contest the Oaklands Daybreak Rose Cup Under 13 Boys Football Tournament  during the 2014 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Now in its sixth year, this competition is a prestigious event on the GAA Juvenile calendar […]

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Paul and Caroline O'Sullivan with their three children, Louise, Erin and Megan at their home in Gort na Greine. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dad’s Charity Headshave To Help Combat His Little Girl’s Rare Condition

July 24, 2014 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more A TRALEE dad will shave off his beard and hair on Saturday to raise funds for an organisation who helped his family so much over the past number of years. His daughter Erin is a seven year old girl who suffers from a rare condition called Ataxia-Telangiectasia […]

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Doireann Barrett (left) of The Gluten Free Kitchen with Laura O'Driscoll. Doireann will have a stall at  the Electric Picnic music festival at the end of August. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Tralee Business To Provide A Gluten Free Picnic For Music Fans

July 24, 2014 at 8:26 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more IT’S not just musician Gary Keane that’ll be flying the flag for Tralee talent at this year’s Electric Picnic (see story here). Local business, The Gluten Free Kitchen, has been invited to showcase and sell its products at the famous festival. Doireann Barrett, who owns and runs the […]

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That’s The Morning Coffee Sorted: Brogue To Reopen Thursday At 9am

That’s The Morning Coffee Sorted: Brogue To Reopen Thursday At 9am

July 23, 2014 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee institution that is Kirby’s Brogue Inn will re-open its doors again this Thursday morning at 9am. The famous landmark at the bottom of Rock Street will open for the first time since April 2013. Under new ownership, but continuing to have strong links with the Kirby Family, 35 people will […]

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Making the draw for the Trevor Barrett Memorial Tournament on Friday night in the Austin Stacks clubhouse were, from left: Lorraine Counihan, Mark Power (Austin Stacks Hurling Manager) and Ger McCarthy (Kerry County Board Hurling Officer).

Tournament In Memory Of Much-Missed Stacks Man

July 23, 2014 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AUSTIN Stacks will remember a player who died tragically last April with a hurling tournament in his memory during the August Bank Holiday weekend. Twenty-nine year old Trevor Barrett took ill suddenly at the beginning of April and died later that month on Easter Sunday in […]

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Putting their right feet forward to get to the Kingdom were from left: Donegal Rose, Tamara Payne; Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan and Abu Dhabi Rose, Patrice McGillycuddy.
Photo by Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD

Looking Forward To A Fantastic Festival Of Entertainment

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

  Click on above ad for more MUSIC, fashion and family fun were to the fore as Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan and a bunch of this year’s Roses were in Tralee last week to announce details of the festival entertainment line-up. The festival will feature over 80 hours of free and affordable […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Wham-Bam Thank You Council: Tralee Bypass To Cost Over Double The Estimate

July 23, 2014 at 9:58 am 1 comment

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE TRALEE bypass is now set to cost more than double the original estimate it emerged in Kerry County Council on Monday. In a presentation of the most recent audit of Kerry County Council’s finances at the July monthly meeting, it […]

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Orlagh Winters with mother and daughter Liz O'Gorman and Helena Hanbidge at Killarney Races last Thursday.

Orlagh Winters: Glamour And Great Fun At Ladies Day

July 23, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “JULY please I’m on my knees, the smell of your fresh cut grass….” Mundy had it right last Thursday at Killarney Races Ladies Day. What an incredible day it was, both for the racing enthusiasts and for the fashionistas. Tralee ladies contributed greatly in […]

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People Encouraged To Give Blood Outside The Brandon Hotel

People Encouraged To Give Blood Outside The Brandon Hotel

July 23, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

BLOOD donor clinics will be set up outside the Brandon Hotel on behalf of The Irish Blood Transfusion Service next week. The times and dates the blood clinics will be operating are… • Monday, July 28, 5-8:30pm • Tuesday, July 29, 3-5pm and 7-9pm • Wednesday, July 30, 3-5pm • […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Crotta, St Brendan’s, Causeway and Abbeydorney To Prevail

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Crotta, St Brendan’s, Causeway and Abbeydorney To Prevail

July 23, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at this weekend’s matches in the Supervalu County Senior Hurling Championship… ROUND two of the Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship takes place in Austin Stacks Park Tralee, with two double headers on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday at […]

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