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Former IT Tralee Student Wins Best Irish Film Award At Dublin Film Festival

Former IT Tralee Student Wins Best Irish Film Award At Dublin Film Festival

March 30, 2015 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  A FORMER IT Tralee student scooped the Best Irish Film award at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival. Glassland, a film directed and written by Gerard Barrett from Knockanure, near Listowel has already won numerous awards and acclaim. It was filmed in Dublin, and stars Jack Reynor, Will Poulter and Toni […]

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Kieran Donaghy contest a ball against Monaghan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Four Talking Points From Kerry v Monaghan

March 30, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

What were the main talking points after yesterday’s defeat to Monaghan? Plus some more action shots from yesterday’s game in Austin Stack Park… 1. Kerry can still advance…but still go down as well  Making the long trip north to Tyrone next week, Kerry will have a lot to play for. […]

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PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

March 30, 2015 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY photographer has sent us some absolutely stunning photographs of Kerry that show ‘The Kingdom’ in all its glory. Peter Cox, who is responsible for the amazing drone footage we showed you recently (click here for previous story), is looking for help to fundraise the cost of his new book which […]

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St John’s Parish’s Income Down While Expenditure Sees Sharp Rise

St John’s Parish’s Income Down While Expenditure Sees Sharp Rise

March 30, 2015 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  ST John’s Parish accounts have revealed a dip in income while repairs and upgrades have seen a huge rise in expenditure. In a pamphlet issued to homes in the parish, the Statement of Income and Expenditure shows income last year at €457,929, down from €464,160 in 2013. Expenditure meanwhile […]

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VIDEO: Up To 90 People A Week Using Tralee Soup Kitchen

VIDEO: Up To 90 People A Week Using Tralee Soup Kitchen

March 30, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE girls over at ‘Social Box TV’ have uploaded another great interview to their YouTube channel. This time they interviewed one of the co-founders of the Tralee Soup Kitchen, Collette Price, who along with her friend Dawn Roberts have been running the establishment with the help of volunteers since October 2012. In the video, […]

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Pat Spillane To Judge Tralee GAA Stars’ Food At ‘The Restaurant’ In The Brogue

Pat Spillane To Judge Tralee GAA Stars’ Food At ‘The Restaurant’ In The Brogue

March 30, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY football legend Pat Spillane will lead the judging panel where two mystery Tralee footballers take part in a fundraising event for Pieta House at Kirby’s Brogue Inn Tralee on Wednesday, April 29. The high profile footballers will be the ‘Mystery Chefs’ in ‘The Restaurant’ on the night and it will […]

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Minister Launches Great New Kerry Tourism Brochure

Minister Launches Great New Kerry Tourism Brochure

March 30, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE next time the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, spends his holidays in Kerry his visit will be enhanced from information contained within the new Kingdom of Kerry Tourist Information Booklet. Minister Donohoe officially launched the new publication on Friday in Tralee and revealed that two of his […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Good Sleep Is Essential For Your Mind And Body…Here’s How To Get It

March 30, 2015 at 9:36 am 1 comment

PENELOPE Cruz apparently gets anything up to 14 hours a night, while Catherine Zeta Jones and Renee Zellwegger swear  it keeps them beautiful. Sleep is the most powerful rejuvenating treatment of them all. From 8pm to 11pm is the time for hydration and stimulation, while 11pm to 3am is the time for […]

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John Brassil Selected As Fianna Fáil Candidate For Next General Election

John Brassil Selected As Fianna Fáil Candidate For Next General Election

March 29, 2015 at 11:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  CLLR John Brassil has been selected to be the Fianna Fail candidate for the Kerry constituency at the next General Election. Cllr Brassil was elected at the Fianna Fail convention held tonight. In the first count, with a quota of 597, Cllr Tom McEllistrim got 406 votes followed by […]

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Stephen O'Brien and Kieran Donaghy, dispossess a Monaghan in the Allianz National League match in Austin Stack Park last year. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Fall To Farney Men But Can Still Qualify For Semis

March 29, 2015 at 6:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry 0-10 Monaghan 1-11 DOWN, but not out just yet. Monaghan deserve credit for coming to Tralee and digging out a result in a windy Austin Stack Park today, inflicting a second home defeat on the Kingdom this spring. The loss leaves Kerry in sixth position, on six points, just ahead […]

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Bons Is Still Tops For Hand Hygiene

Bons Is Still Tops For Hand Hygiene

March 29, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Bon Secours Hospital has Ireland’s highest hand hygiene levels for the second time in a row according to the latest Health Protection Surveillance Centre Survey of 54 Irish hospitals. The survey is carried out by the HSE infectious disease watchdog every six months. The Bon Secours Hospital Tralee is […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds March In Anti-Water Charges Protest

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds March In Anti-Water Charges Protest

March 29, 2015 at 12:35 pm 2 comments

  HUNDREDS took to the streets of Tralee for an anti-water charges protest yesterday. After the huge numbers marched in Dublin last weekend, the local protest was organised by Right2Water Kerry and they came from all over the county to again voice their opposition to Irish Water. The march was organised […]

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Denis 'Ogie' Moran

‘Laochra Gael’ Documentary On Ogie To Be Screened On Tuesday

March 29, 2015 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE popular TG4 GAA documentary series, Loachra Gael, will feature one of Kerry’s most decorated footballers, Denis ‘Ogie’ Moran, on Tuesday. Ogie holds a unique record in Gaelic Football. Alongside his former teammates, Paidí Ó Sé, Pat Spillane, Ger Power and Mikey Sheehy, he is the proud holder of eight All-Ireland […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 29, 2015 at 9:07 am 1 comment

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… An inside look at the behind close doors Kerry training session. Edward Snowden wouldn’t get in this deep. Ok, it wasn’t taken this […]

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Janet Leahy, Laura Cunningham and Lisa McCarthy at the Elite Make-Up Masterclass with Fortunato Benavoli at CH Chemists on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO: Tips From A Master At CH Chemists

March 29, 2015 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 80 ladies went to CH Chemists on Friday night for a make-up masterclass. They were there to see Lancome Elite Make-Up artist, Fortunato Benavoli gives tips on all things make-up wise. Fortunato has worked with names such as Shiseido and Tom Ford and was recently resident make-up artist at the BAFTAS. […]

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Churchill GAA Prepares For Fundraising Fashion Evening

Churchill GAA Prepares For Fundraising Fashion Evening

March 29, 2015 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

  CHURCHILL GAA are all set to host a fundraising evening on Thursday, April 2, for the development of a new pitch for the club. As it this is the centenary of the Churchill club, there has been a concerted effort  to try and raise as much funds as possible. The […]

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Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

March 29, 2015 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘The SPAR Great Ireland Run 2015’ which will be taking place on Saturday April 11 in Phoenix Park, Dublin is looking for runners from here in Kerry to sign up to take part in the ‘All-Ireland County Challenge’. Local runners are being asked to represent their county in the […]

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Roger Harty: Body Confidence

Roger Harty: Body Confidence

March 29, 2015 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

  I looked up the word confidence in the dictionary and found the following definition; Confidence is generally described as a state of being certain either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct. Confidence comes from being sure that you are on the right path. It is a form of […]

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VIDEO: How Much Has The Town Changed From This Footage?

VIDEO: How Much Has The Town Changed From This Footage?

March 28, 2015 at 11:03 am 1 comment

HOW things have changed? Hat-tip to the good people at Yummy Cafe’s Facebook page for this one. They posted up a video of aerial footage in the town dated from August 1990. Initially it seems not much has changed in the town, but on closer examination you can see the old Russell […]

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PHOTOS: ‘Inspired’ Idea At Table Quiz To Stop People Cheating

PHOTOS: ‘Inspired’ Idea At Table Quiz To Stop People Cheating

March 28, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

ON Wednesday night, The Castle Bar played host to a table quiz in aid of Inspired, the community project that aims to develop the employment, education and personal development skills of adults with intellectual disabilities. One innovation of this particular table quiz was a method to curtail the, now institutional, practise of […]

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At the handing of the Ballyroe School roll books to Kerry County Library were back, from left: Micheal Lynch, John King, Marian Fitzgerald, Kay McGillycuddy, Tommy O'Connor, Peggy Geary, Angela Kirby and Marie McSweeney. Front: Denis Walsh and Margaret Murphy.

Vital Link To Ballyroe’s Past Handed Over To Library

March 28, 2015 at 10:22 am 1 comment

LONG lost roll books from the old schoolhouse in Ballyroe have been handed over to the Kerry County Library. For many years the fate of the books had remained a mystery, until one day when former pupil of the school, Margaret Murphy, who was planning a Ballyroe school reunion at the […]

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PHOTOS: Star And The Kerry Team Wear Red To Give Charity A Boost

PHOTOS: Star And The Kerry Team Wear Red To Give Charity A Boost

March 28, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY campaign which raised thousands of euro for Crumlin Children’s Hospital this week, got another great boost on Friday when the Kerry team lent their support to the cause. The ‘Glow Hearts 4 Crumlin’ group, made up of six mothers of children who each have a child that was born with […]

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David Moran get's a shot away against Donegal. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry To Put Out The Northern Lights Again

March 28, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Kerry are likely to face a more negative style of football from Monaghan this Sunday, but that might be no harm in preparation for later this year… KERRY will once again face northern raiders at home in this league campaign, having dispatched of Donegal with some exciting, open football. Surely Monaghan […]

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Tralee Entrepreneur Selected For ‘Going For Growth’ National Forum

Tralee Entrepreneur Selected For ‘Going For Growth’ National Forum

March 28, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE entrepreneur Breda Barry was selected for the innovative ‘Going for Growth’ National Forum which was held in Barberstown Castle, Co. Kildare on March 23/24. Going for Growth, a support initiative designed specifically for female entrepreneurs, launched its latest cycle in January 2015 following a competitive process. The 60 successful participants […]

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At The Movies: They’ve Made A Balls Of ‘Cinderella’

At The Movies: They’ve Made A Balls Of ‘Cinderella’

March 28, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

‘Cinderella’ by John Lyons ‘HAVE courage and be kind’ is the moral of the ‘Cinderella’ story. In fact, that’s probably rather obvious. But Disney seem to be convinced that the only possible way to sink this lesson into children’s skulls is to simply have the characters say it over and […]

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Lixnaw Drama Group To Put On John B. Keane Play

Lixnaw Drama Group To Put On John B. Keane Play

March 28, 2015 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

  A DRAMA group from Lixnaw will be presenting the John B. Keane play ‘Moll’ from Sunday March 29 to Wednesday April 1. St. Michael’s Drama Group Lixnaw will host the play in An Ceolann, Lixnaw on these nights at 8pm with tickets €10 at the door. The group, which […]

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Kerry’s Blues Get Behind Masterful Idea For Club Fundraiser

Kerry’s Blues Get Behind Masterful Idea For Club Fundraiser

March 27, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THINK you know your golf? Well the Kerins O’Rahilly’s ‘Masters Challenge’ is back again this year with a first prize of €500 for the winner. Now in its third year, the competition has proved a very successful way of generating funds for the club. Past winners who collected the cash are Mossie Kelly […]

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Mounthawk Basketballers Win South-West Regional Final

Mounthawk Basketballers Win South-West Regional Final

March 27, 2015 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  MOUNTHAWK second years boys basketball team were victorious in the Southwest Regional Finals last week as they put their perfect winning record this season on the line against St Pat’s of Castleisland. The tournament was held in the Castleisland Community Centre with Mounthawk having qualified for the final by beating […]

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Fenit Man Died In Fall At UCC Building

Fenit Man Died In Fall At UCC Building

March 27, 2015 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry man studying at UCC who died in a fall yesterday has been named. Paul Higgins from Kilfenora, Fenit, died in a fall at the Kane Science Building at the university at around lunchtime yesterday. Emergency services were called to the scene and Mr Higgins, who was aged […]

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Four Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Four Things To Do In Town This Weekend

March 27, 2015 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend so here are four events to check out in town… FRIDAY 1. This Friday at 7pm, CH Tralee in association with Lancôme will be hosting elite make-up artist, Fortunato Benavoli who will  host a master class He’ll also do one-to-one exclusive appointments at CH Tralee, on both Friday and Saturday. […]

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