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Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

Chamber Calls For Extra Special Effort To Win Entente Florale

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

  Click on above ad for more THE clock is ticking towards the time when a group of judges will arrive in Tralee to consider if the town should be the champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. There’s only one month to go to the big day – […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Tips For Blushing

July 1, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of special event AFTER our great summer spell, people have found their skin is breaking out. We are all using a lot of suntan lotion and our skin can only absorb so much. So aim for oil free formulations and shower well to remove in […]

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VIDEO: Darren’s Fighting Cancer In A Knockout Clip

VIDEO: Darren’s Fighting Cancer In A Knockout Clip

June 30, 2014 at 1:47 pm 2 comments

Click on above ad to enter a great competition ON Sunday we brought you the story of Tralee Musical Society’s video tribute to Darren Mullery’s fight against cancer (click here). The video was premiered at the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse on Sunday in front of Darren’s family and friends but now it has been […]

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Pull! Participants in the men's tug-o-war at the Ted O'Keeffe Family Fun Day at Ballymacelligott GAA Grounds on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Families Enjoy Day Out In Ballymac GAA Grounds

June 30, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more on special event HUNDREDS turned up at Ballymacelligott GAA grounds on Sunday for the Ted O’Keeffe Family Fun Day. “Ted O’Keeffe was a  former chairman and longtime worker for the club. He was a great supporter and inspiration to the club and parish,” said Club […]

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Some members of the Tralee Arsenal Supporters Club with a replica of the FA Cup in the Greyhound Bar last Friday night.

Locals Get Their Hands On The FA Cup…Or Did They?

June 30, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A TROPHY more used to Wembley Way came closer to the Dingle Way over the weekend…or so it would seem. Arsenal fans congregated at The Greyhound Bar when the FA Cup came to the famous watering hole…except it wasn’t really the cup! The Arsenal Tralee Supporters Club […]

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Nessan Crean, Director of Oakview Village Childcare, Kerry Rose Mary Hickey and Clodagh Moynihan, Manager of Oakview Village Childcare at the centre's family day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Rose Raises Green Flag At Oakview Village Childcare

June 30, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge THE Kerry Rose hoisted the Green Flag at the  held the first ever Family Fun/Open Day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday. A great day was had by all who attended and enjoyed the many activities and barbecue. They were delighted to have the Kerry Rose, Mary […]

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At back; Lisa Nolan, Cara Wallace, David Broderick and Helena McMahon with, in front Leon and Liath Nolan and Eve and Katelyn Broderick at the Bluebell Markets at Collis Sandes House on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: In The Market For Fun At Collis Sandes

June 30, 2014 at 10:42 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more COLLIS Sandes House was awash with food, art, music and fashion on Saturday for the first Bluebell Markets event. There were 25 stands set up with everything from paintings, jewellery, cakes, clothing and much more on display. There was an entry fee of just […]

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Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

June 29, 2014 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition TRALEE Musical Society outdid themselves on Sunday afternoon when they screened a special music video tribute to a member who is suffering from cancer. It was an emotional but uplifting occasion in Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse when Darren Mullery watched himself star in the video, ‘Fighting […]

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St Brendan’s Answer Their Critics In Currow

St Brendan’s Answer Their Critics In Currow

June 29, 2014 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Currow 0-13 St Brendan’s 3-13 THE odds were stacked against St Brendans before this ‘losers’ round clash against Currow in the Super Valu County Senior Football Championship. In the lead up to the game, due to a number of circumstances, the divisional outfit lost […]

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VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge AN IT Tralee lecturer, who recorded a musician in Cuba over three years ago, has finally launched a CD of the sessions. Friends and music lovers gathered in Roundy’s Bar on Friday night for the launch of Erdwin Garcia’s debut album, ‘Removiendo’ which has been […]

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Tom Naughton To Be Remembered At Benefit Race Night

Tom Naughton To Be Remembered At Benefit Race Night

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for details of special event FRIENDS and colleagues of the late Tom “Fridge” Naughton, who worked at the Bon Secours, will be “under starters orders”when they stage a benefit race night in his memory at the Fels Point Hotel  on July 4. Tom Naughton died suddenly in […]

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Roger Harty: Gratitude And The Energy Within Us

Roger Harty: Gratitude And The Energy Within Us

June 29, 2014 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more IN the last article I wrote of the benefit of gratitude and why it works (read it here). I want to write more on this subject as this is the keystone to true happiness – that is how important gratitude is and it will […]

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World Cup Betting Tips: Dutch Courage To Come Through

World Cup Betting Tips: Dutch Courage To Come Through

June 29, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more WELL last night worked out well! David Luiz  and James Rodriguez both scored at 12/1 and 2/1 respectively, so you would have pocketed a nice few bob if you followed our tips. Anyway, after last night’s South American dramafest, it’s time for Europe to do battle […]

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John Sheehan doesn't flinch a bit while he has his leg waxed. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Andrea’s Tickled Pink As €5,000 Raised In Fundraiser

June 28, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enter great competition IT was an fantastic, pink-filled night of fun, laughter and no small amount of pain last night in McElligott’s Bar, Ardfert night for a special fundraiser which raised €5,000 over the past week. The Ardfert community came together to support mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), […]

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Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

June 28, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

FR. Seán Hanafin has been re-appointed to his present posting as Parish Priest in St John’s Tralee for a further six-year term. The announcement came following a re-shuffle of diocesan appointments by Bishop Ray Browne just before the weekend. Commenting on the appointments, Bishop Browne said parish life is healthy throughout […]

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Denise Opens Meadow Fresh Beauty Business At Tralee Hotel

Denise Opens Meadow Fresh Beauty Business At Tralee Hotel

June 28, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more AN Ardfert woman has taken the plunge into self-employment with the opening of her new beauty salon. Denise O’Riordan will officially open Meadow Beauty this evening (Saturday) in the Meadowlands Hotel, with former Munster and Ireland rugby star, Alan Quinlan, as special guest. Denise, who previously worked at […]

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Niall Hobbert: Ignore Negative People And Accentuate The Positive

Niall Hobbert: Ignore Negative People And Accentuate The Positive

June 28, 2014 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S nearly July already, wow! How many of you have stuck to your training plans to get those summer bods or did you get disillusioned with the volume of negativity? Unfortunately Ireland doesn’t lend itself too kindly to positivity, especially when you are trying to […]

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Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

Seventh Attack In Three Weeks On Nurses In KGH Psychiatric Unit

June 27, 2014 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A NURSE was attacked by a patient in the psychiatric unit of KGH on Thursday, making it the seventh attack since June 7, according to a report in The Journal.ie The attack took place Thursday morning where a female patient struck a female nurse in the face and head. Cormac Williams, branch leader of the Psychiatric […]

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Finance: Who Qualifies For Student Grants?

Finance: Who Qualifies For Student Grants?

June 27, 2014 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Chris Murray As the Leaving Cert 2014 has now been completed we have noticed a large increase in calls from clients regarding the Higher Maintenance Grant, especially relating to the information required relating to PAYE and self employed persons income. From the academic year 2012/2013, Student Universal Support Ireland […]

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The organisers of the Bluebell Markets which takes place this Saturday, from left Tricia O'Connor and Dominique

What’s On This Weekend: A Kilflynn Fairy Invasion And Much More

June 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

From a family day at the markets to a fairy invasion in Kilflynn, there’s loads to do this weekend…   Saturday Bluebell Markets Music, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. There will be […]

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Sport: Depleted St Brendan’s To Find It Tough In Currow

Sport: Depleted St Brendan’s To Find It Tough In Currow

June 27, 2014 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

ST BRENDAN’S will take on Currow this Saturday evening in the Super Valu County Senior Football Championship in Currow at 7pm. Both sides faltered in the opening round so this will be their last chance to advance in the competition. It has not been an easy ride for St Brendan’s this summer. […]

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Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

June 27, 2014 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition! THE holidays are here! Yes, school’s out for summer with all primaries finishing up by today, so what in the name of God are you going to do with the kids for the next two months? With most youngsters possessing the […]

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Out To Lunch: A Satisfying Salad On Denny Street

Out To Lunch: A Satisfying Salad On Denny Street

June 27, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more The Imperial Hotel Denny Street AFTER last week’s trip to Stoker’s Lodge, I decided to continue my ‘Tour-of-places-I-used-to-lunch-in-when-I-worked-for-The-Kerryman’ for this week’s review. So I decided to pop into the Imperial Hotel on Thursday which used to be a hop, skip and a jump from my desk across […]

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The organisers of the Bluebell Markets which takes place this Saturday, from left Tricia O'Connor and Dominique

Something For Everyone At The Bluebell Markets

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

Click on above ad for more MUSIC, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. The event will take place tomorrow at Collis Sandes House, Killeen, between 10am and 4pm. “What we’re trying to do is […]

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At the Tralee Tidy Town's clean up on Castle Street were, from left: Joe Mannix, Ggreta O'Rourke, Gillian Wharton Slattery, Geaoroid Ryle, Stephen O'Brian, Ackie O'Rourke, Joan O'Regan.

Kings Of The Castle: Businesses’ Tidy Effort Continues

June 27, 2014 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

UPPER Castle Street was the next stop for the Tralee Tidy Towns team in their efforts to clean up our streets. With the help of some local businesses on the street, they did a clean up of the area yesterday morning. “Being on the high street in the centre of […]

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World Cup Tips: South Koreans To Go Through…And Pigs To Fly!

World Cup Tips: South Koreans To Go Through…And Pigs To Fly!

June 26, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more D-DAY arrives for the teams of Groups G and H today with only Belgium absolutely guaranteed of qualifying from the eight teams, although big wins by the USA and Ghana can only deny Germany of advancing. Not. Gonna. Happen. USA v Germany If Germany were already qualified […]

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At the history of Ballymullen book launch at the library were the author Robert Tangney and his wife Evelyn Tangney.

Big Turnout For ‘History Of Ballymullen Barracks’ Book Launch

June 26, 2014 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A LARGE crowd came to the launch of the book, ‘The History of Ballymullen Barracks’, in Tralee library on Tuesday night. The author is Kerry County Council employee, Robert Tangney, who decided to write it in his late father Denis’s honour. Denis, who hailed from the area, had said he […]

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Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

June 26, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was the year the Spice Girls ruled the planet, Leo and Kate became megastars because of some boat movie and Princess Diana’s death shocked the world. But for the Class of 97, school was out for good as they graduated from Balloonagh Secondary. […]

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Mark Leen with his new concert DVD 'The Final Curtain' filmed at his farewell shows in the INEC back in January 2013. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark’s Fans Face ‘The Final Curtain’ On Concert Film

June 26, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S been 18 months in the making but Mark Leen’s final shows as Emerald Elvis have finally made it to the small screen with the release of ‘The Final Curtain’ Concert DVD. Singer-songwriter Mark played three sell-out shows in the INEC in January 2013, […]

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Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 26, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Having played in numerous bands that have rocked the pubs and clubs of Tralee down the years, Ross Brassil is a well known musician in town. Here is a selection of the songs that have shaped him… Pearl Jam – Alive I was fortunate enough […]

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