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Sport: Missing Men To Affect Mitchels’ C’ship Aspirations

Sport: Missing Men To Affect Mitchels’ C’ship Aspirations

June 19, 2014 at 10:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S championship action this weekend when John Mitchels face Ardfert in the second round of the Intermediate grade this Saturday night in Ardfert (7pm). There has been a very worrying mass exodus of players from the county over the last couple of weeks and it’s the […]

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Sun To Shine On Féile na mBláth This Weekend

Sun To Shine On Féile na mBláth This Weekend

June 19, 2014 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the glorious weather we’re having, it’s set up to be a fantastic weekend in town for Féile na mBláth which kicks off on Friday morning. Young, old – and those of us in between – are all catered for in the annual festival which runs until Sunday. And what an array of attractions it […]

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Bord Says No To Construction Of Large Estate At Caherwisheen

Bord Says No To Construction Of Large Estate At Caherwisheen

June 19, 2014 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

PLANS for a large new estate at Caherwisheeen have been shot down by An Bord Pleanala. The planning body has refused permission for the major housing development proposed by O’Flynn Construction Company Limited to construct 98 residential units and a crèche at Caherwisheen and Skehanagh. The planning permission was previously refused by […]

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Rock Street’s Looking Good After Summer Clean

Rock Street’s Looking Good After Summer Clean

June 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

BUSINESSES on Rock Street combined forces with Tralee Tidy Towns for a clean-up this morning, the first in the Tidy Towns new street by street initiative. “It has been a very good response, almost every business on the street has sent someone out this morning. We had about 35 people in total” […]

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Tralee Area Residential Properties Fetch Nearly €2m In May

Tralee Area Residential Properties Fetch Nearly €2m In May

June 19, 2014 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 14 residential properties sold in the Tralee area during the month of May, with a combined value of just under €2m. The houses sold ranged in price from €43,000 to €300,000 according to the Property Price Register. Five houses were sold for under €100,000. They were 64 Rahoonane […]

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Fr Sean Hanafin with Elma and Fionnbar Walsh and Tom Foley just before the start of the journey to take Donal Walsh's anti-suicide message, written on the scroll, to Rome. Photo by Dermot Crean

Video: The Journey Begins For Home To Rome Cyclists

June 19, 2014 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AN epic journey began on Wednesday that will see cyclists bring Donal Walsh’s anti-suicide message all the way to the Rome on July 5. A large crowd gathered at St John’s Church to see Tom Foley, Tralee, Maurice Brosnan  from Scartaglin and Tony Galwey, […]

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World Cup Tips: Enlightened England To March On

World Cup Tips: Enlightened England To March On

June 19, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

WE’RE exactly a week into the World Cup and we’re in danger of taking this constant football lark for granted. We predict a serious comedown as soon as the group stage finishes. Today it’s Columbia v Ivory Coast, followed by those ‘brave lions’ England v Uruguay, then Japan v Greece. Columbia v […]

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Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 19, 2014 at 9:32 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more Jay Fitz is an electronic music DJ in Tralee, and plays with the Eclectoballs collective in town and further afield, here’s the music  that shaped his musical upbringing…  Prodigy – Everybody in the Place Since the age of 12 I have been into electronic music […]

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Orlagh Winters: Kerry Wins Big In The Style Stakes

Orlagh Winters: Kerry Wins Big In The Style Stakes

June 19, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more ON Saturday night in the INEC in Killarney there was an array of stunning dresses that would not be out of place in Cannes or Hollywood. The style was simply bewitching and magical. The reason for this fashionable ball was the annual AIMS (Amateur […]

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Lower Rock Street Clean-Up Planned For This Thursday Morning

Lower Rock Street Clean-Up Planned For This Thursday Morning

June 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns committee have announced details of their new business clean street campaign. A different business street in the centre of Tralee will be targeted each Thursday morning starting this Thursday, June 19, when we will see businesses from Lower Rock Street, provide a staff member to come out between […]

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The five members of Tralee Stars Special Olympics team with their medals. Photo by Danielle Courtney

A Special Welcome Home For Our Olympians

June 18, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

By Danielle Courtney TRALEE’S very own Special Olympics club, Tralee Together, returned from the Ireland Special Olympics Games 2014 on a high this Monday. For the first time ever the club had five athletes competing in the four day event, which took place in the University of Limerick. All five […]

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Enda Gee and Daniel Casey of Maguire's Butchers, Caherslee with some of the barbecue meats on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Butchers’ Bonanza As Tralee Goes Barbecue Bonkers

June 18, 2014 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the fine weather might not be good for some businesses in the town centre, as everyone heads to the beach, butchers are doing a roaring trade. We visited some of them to ask how sales have gone since the heatwave started and for any barbecue tips. “It’s very busy […]

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On the beach at Banna were, from left front row: Darlene Lacey, Kate Callaghan, Fay Cox, Sophie Carey, Back Row: Timmy Ryle, Eddie Mooney and Oscar White. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Life’s A Beach, And Then You Fry: Scenes From Banna And Fenit Yesterday

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

YESTERDAY saw the temperatures hit the mid-twenties for the first time this summer, so where else would you go but to hit the beach! We’re spoiled by the beaches we have in the Tralee area so we headed to Banna and Fenit to talk to people on what’s so special about […]

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With some of the collecting scrap were St Brendans Park players Ronan Ballard, Adam Sheehy, Martin Lukeo, Lorcan Ryan, Even Foley, James Charles. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Scrap Metal Collection To Help St Brendan’s Park Club

June 18, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Park lads are always up for a battle on the soccer pitch, but now they’re hoping people will bring the scrap to them this Saturday. St Brendan’s Park FC  is asking everybody to bring all unwanted scrap metal, batteries, electrical goods and dispose of it for free at Christy Leahy […]

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Chris Murray: Business Tax Planning Strategies

Chris Murray: Business Tax Planning Strategies

June 18, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

WHERE the owners of a business are the shareholders there is considerable scope for deciding how profits should be taken out of a company. Firstly, this involves deciding whether to take profit as a salary and/or a dividend. There are sixteen factors one should consider when reviewing whether it is […]

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Recovery Haven All Set For Celebration Of Light

Recovery Haven All Set For Celebration Of Light

June 18, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two days to go until thousands of people around the county take part in a special event in aid of Recovery Haven. The “Celebration of Light” event takes place this Friday at 8pm at 12 locations throughout Kerry. This has become a very important annual community event which gives an […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Stay In The Shades This Summer

June 18, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT is that time of year when sunglasses are needed for soaking up the sun on the beach. They protect our eyes , help prevent crows feet and look good also. When looking for the perfect one, here are some tips. Sunglasses should not […]

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World Cup Tips: Dutch Gold Again And Spain To Bounce Back

World Cup Tips: Dutch Gold Again And Spain To Bounce Back

June 18, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more DID you follow our tips yesterday and catch Belgium winning 2-1 at 7/1? Oh well. Today sees a do or die game for Spain, Australia face the rampant Dutch and Croatia will hope to bounce back against a Cameroon side who failed to impress against Mexico. […]

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Tralee To Host County Championship Double Header

Tralee To Host County Championship Double Header

June 17, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and St Brendan’s will take on opposition in a double header for the Round 3 games of the Super Valu Senior Football County Championship in Austin Stack Park on July 12. The evening matches will first see St Brendan’s take on Dingle at 6pm, then Stacks against Rathmore at […]

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Madeline O'Connor (centre), from Clogher, Ballymacelligott is presented with a cheque for €12,400 following her jackpot win in the Ballymac GAA Lotto by Tom Herlihy, Chairman Ballymac GAA Club. Also included in the picture are members of Madeline's family, winning ticket seller Brendan Mannix, and the Executive members of Ballymac GAA Club.

Madeline Scoops Over €12,000 In Ballymac Lotto

June 17, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

WELL it had to be won sometime and after a century of weeks it was Madeline O’Connor who scooped the Ballymacelligott Lotto worth €12,400. Madeline, from Clogher, who bought the ticket from Brendan Mannix at Ballydwyer Post Office, collected her cheque at O’Riada’s on Saturday night, the same venue where the […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance AGM Hears Of ‘Very Positive Year’

Tralee Chamber Alliance AGM Hears Of ‘Very Positive Year’

June 17, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE coming year will see Tralee Chamber Alliance change its focus to put more emphasis on promoting the business community in the town with a view to attracting more jobs to Tralee. The second AGM of Tralee Chamber Alliance took place on Monday at […]

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Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Rose Of Tralee

Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Rose Of Tralee

June 17, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help co-ordinate and marshal the multitude of events planned for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival this August. The Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan, flew in from Texas to help recruit new personnel to join a great team of people who work tirelessly to make […]

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Under 14 Rockies enjoying the quiz night - Michael O'Gara, Dara Barry Walsh, Donagh McMahon, Niall Hurley and Niamh McMahon. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Rockie Faithful Help Out Under 14s With Table Quiz

June 17, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks faithful turned out in force on Friday night to help send youngsters on a trip to Mayo. The U14 Feile Family Fun Quiz was a great success in Connolly Park, well attended by the young footballers and their families who will be travelling to Mayo in two weeks […]

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Helen Burns: Communication Is The Response You Get

Helen Burns: Communication Is The Response You Get

June 17, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on communicating with employees… I WAS speaking to a business owner last week and he relayed a big frustration to me; “I cannot seem to get my team to do what I want them to […]

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Is Your Estate Worthy Of A Tidy Tralee Prize?

Is Your Estate Worthy Of A Tidy Tralee Prize?

June 16, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

IS your estate worthy of a Tidy Tralee award? That’s the question the people at Tidy Tralee Together are asking of estates, homes and businesses as they invite entries for this year’s competition. Criteria and applications forms are now available from traleetidytowns@gmail.com and must be returned by email by Monday, July 14 […]

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St John’s In Bloom For Festival Of Flowers And Music

St John’s In Bloom For Festival Of Flowers And Music

June 16, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

OVER the weekend the first ‘Festival of Flowers and Music’ took place in St John’s the Evangelist Church on Ashe Street to celebrate the successful restoration of the organ at the church. The restoration cost a whopping €100,000 and took the best part of year to dismantle and restore the […]

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Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

June 16, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was a great night for the Hurley and Landers families on Saturday as they picked up awards at a ceremony in Killarney. The annual Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) Awards took place in the INEC and were attended by just under 1,100 people representing societies throughout […]

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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

“Érin’s Just A Normal Seven-Year-Old Girl…But With Limitations”

June 16, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean YOUNG Érin O’Sullivan looks like an ordinary, fun-loving seven year old girl who enjoys school and playing with her sisters, Louise and Megan at her home in Gort Na Greine near Gallowsfield. But for Érin, life isn’t always ordinary and easy-going. She suffers from a condition, Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T), […]

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World Cup Tips: French Fancy And An Argentinian Walkover On The Cards

World Cup Tips: French Fancy And An Argentinian Walkover On The Cards

June 15, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Not a good day for our tips on Saturday. We were right about Colombia beating Greece – though not about the score – but Uruguay’s shock defeat and England succumbing to Italian guile left us with a beaten docket. We’ll have better luck today though… hopefully. Switzerland V Ecuador 5pm Ottmar Hitzfeld’s […]

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At the launch of the Ballyheigue Summer Festival on Ballyheigue Stand on Friday were  members of the Organising Committee, from left Michael Leane, Brendan Kenny, Clr. John Brassil, (Mayor of Kerry and Chairman of the Ballyheigue Summer Festival), Laura Dineen, John Healy, Mike Nilsson and Fiona Moriarty, with front, Model Kinga Granau. The 12th annual Ballyheigue Summer Festival is on from Sunday 6th to Sunday 13th of July. This year’s programme is packed with lots of fun for everyone of every age, including Ball Roll, Pig Racing, Fashion Show, Human Drag Racing, live music at the Festival Marquee, plus lots more.  For more information, and a full programme of events, visit their Facebook page Ballyheigue Summerfest, or website www.ballyheigue.ie . Most events are FREE. Photo Credit. Pawel Nowak

A Brilliant Ballyheigue Festival Is On The Way

June 15, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC family fun festival will take place in Ballyheigue next month with loads of free entertainment and a fashion show extravaganza. The 12th annual Ballyheigue Summer Festival takes place from Sunday, July 6 to Sunday, July 13. This year’s programme is packed with lots of fun for everyone of […]

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