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Rose Beats Love/Hate As The Nation’s Favourite TV Show To Tweet About

Rose Beats Love/Hate As The Nation’s Favourite TV Show To Tweet About

November 27, 2014 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE ROSE OF TRALEE has beaten Love/Hate as Ireland’s favourite TV show to Tweet about. After being put to a vote, the festival picked up the accolade at the #RaboTweeties 2014 awards night held in Dublin last night. Nidge and his posse of grim gangland goons were no match for […]

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Alanna Reflects On Her ‘Connected’ TV Experience

Alanna Reflects On Her ‘Connected’ TV Experience

November 27, 2014 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  SHE was on our TV screens for the past two months, sharing her life with the great Irish public as part of the RTE2 reality show ‘Connected’. But as the series, which followed the lives of six women from around Ireland over the course of nearly a year, ended […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Fashion Show A Runway Success

November 27, 2014 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students of Mercy Mounthawk, produced their own fashion show on Wednesday night in aid of the Cycle Against Suicide and the school building fund. A huge amount of effort was put in by the students who took part in every facet of the production, from the building of the […]

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Tempers come to the boil between The Nire and Ballylanders in this year's Munster Club Championship quarter-final.

Munster Club Final: Focus On The Austin Stacks’ Opposition

November 27, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH only days to go before Austin Stacks look to end a 38 year gap without a Munster championship, many will be looking at their opponents, Waterford champions, The Nire. Hailing from a county which has never produced a Munster club winning side and is looked upon as minnows […]

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Fitness: How Interval Training Can Be A Great Tool To Reach Your Goal

Fitness: How Interval Training Can Be A Great Tool To Reach Your Goal

November 27, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

  Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness in Tralee explains the benefits of interval training in your routine… Interval training: What is it? An interval training involves alternating bursts of high-intensity exercise with periods of low-intensity exercise (the recovery phase) predominantly used in running or circuits. The  constant variations in speed […]

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Food Fair At Fels Point To Help Recovery Haven

Food Fair At Fels Point To Help Recovery Haven

November 27, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be a chance to get into the Christmas culinary spirit tonight (Thursday) in the Fels Point Hotel and all for a great cause. Weeshie Fogarty will act as MC at the annual Garvey’s Food Fair, which will see a range of food-related activities put on in aid of the […]

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Thieves Steal Floodlights From Tralee Rugby Club

Thieves Steal Floodlights From Tralee Rugby Club

November 27, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THIEVES dealt a huge financial blow to Tralee Rugby Club at the weekend when they stole 2o floodlights from the club grounds. The lights, which will cost an estimated €4,000 to replace, were in the process of being moved to from one part of the grounds to their newly-developed training pitch at the […]

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VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

November 26, 2014 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

STAR WARS fans are getting excited at the news that the official trailer for ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ will be out on Friday. However,  a fake teaser trailer appeared yesterday on YouTube and has garnered over 130,000 views, featuring Skellig Michael in it…for about a second! Regardless of […]

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Bank Of Ireland Building Sells For Over €3m

Bank Of Ireland Building Sells For Over €3m

November 26, 2014 at 8:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Bank of Ireland building in Castle Street has been sold for  just over €3m this afternoon. The property, which had an asking price of €2.5m, was sold by agents Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean at a private auction in the Imperial Hotel. “There were 10 or 12 people there […]

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Kerry/Dublin Flight Route Gets Boost As PSO To Be Retained Until 2017

Kerry/Dublin Flight Route Gets Boost As PSO To Be Retained Until 2017

November 26, 2014 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD announced today that he is to retain the Public Service Obligation (PSO) on the Kerry-Dublin route. The PSO is vital to the existence of the daily service to and from the capital. The current PSO contract expires in January and the […]

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GAA Legends Help Recovery Haven Launch Awareness Campaign

GAA Legends Help Recovery Haven Launch Awareness Campaign

November 26, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GAA stars of the past were on hand on Monday evening to help launch the Recovery Haven’s campaign to raise awareness of their services. Weeshie Fogarty’s ‘Terrace Talk’ programme was broadcast from the centre at Haig’s Terrace in Killerisk where Ogie Moran, Eoin Liston and Ger O’Keeffe were on hand […]

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VIDEO: Rev Up Your Casters! Time For Charity Office Chair Racing

VIDEO: Rev Up Your Casters! Time For Charity Office Chair Racing

November 26, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

FOR people who work in offices, the urge to fly around the place in an office chair, can be almost unbearable at times. For long time sufferers, there is a fantastic opportunity to get it all out of your system next month, when the first ever ‘Christmas Office Chair Racing […]

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Rachel Allen

Top TV Chef Rachel Allen To Visit Town This Week

November 26, 2014 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TV STAR and celebrity chef, Rachel Allen will be in Tralee this Friday . The TV star will be in town to officially open John Griffin Butchers in the Horan centre this Friday at 1pm. This will be a chance to meet the culinary queen we are more accustomed to seeing […]

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Hundreds Already Signed Up For Rockies Road Trip On Sunday

Hundreds Already Signed Up For Rockies Road Trip On Sunday

November 26, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks graphic design department has been at it again over the weekend. Last time they corrupted the famous Lord Kitchener poster from World War 1 to rally the forces for the Ballincollig game, but this time they’ve adapted a more modern cultural landmark to entice people to head to the game. Kieran Donaghy […]

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Get Inspired With A Night Of Music For A Great Cause

Get Inspired With A Night Of Music For A Great Cause

November 26, 2014 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Thursday a night of song music and dance will take place in Na Gaeil clubhouse with all proceeds going towards a local initiative called Inspired. The rambling house night will feature local traditional musicians and it all gets underway at 9pm. This is a free event with the hope that […]

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Fair Play To Na Gaeil, Nice Guys Do Finish First

Fair Play To Na Gaeil, Nice Guys Do Finish First

November 26, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

IN Kerry GAA, sitting right up next to the teacher and top of the class for 2014 are Na Gaeil. On Monday night the senior side, picked up this year’s ‘Fair Play League Award’. Because of their good behavior the senior lads have earned their club a cool €1,000. Na Gaeil […]

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Emergency Services At Crash Scene On Tralee/Listowel Road

Emergency Services At Crash Scene On Tralee/Listowel Road

November 26, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a two-car crash on the Tralee to Listowel road this morning at Mountcoal. Gardai and emergency services are at the scene and the road has been closed. Motorists are advised diversions are in place until 12 noon. It is understood minor injuries have been sustained by the occupants […]

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Zoe’s World: When Feminists Go Too Far

Zoe’s World: When Feminists Go Too Far

November 26, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our teen columnist, Zoë O’Connor, on why she’s a feminist…an ‘equalist’…and a ‘menist’… THE other day, I came across a woman who ranted on about the behaviour of men in front of a bunch of teenage girls. You could just hope that she was joking and poking fun at men, but then she […]

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The roar of the Rockies goes up as another point goes over. Photo by Dermot Crean

Change Of Venue For Austin Stacks Munster Final

November 25, 2014 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Munster Club final between Austin Stacks and The Nire has been switched to Pairc Ui Chaoimh, it has been announced on the Munster GAA Website. The game was originally scheduled to take place at Pairc Ui Rinn. This should not upset travel arrangements all too much as the grounds are […]

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At the launch of the annual St John's Parish Bazaar fundraiser were, front row, from left: Bridie O'Connor, Ita Behan. Back row: Kathrine Dwyer, Margaret Crean, Mary Donnelly and Noreen Hanifin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Vital Annual Fundraiser For St John’s Parish This Weekend

November 25, 2014 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

ST JOHN’S annual bazaar takes place this weekend where there a world of prizes to be won. The bazaar, which commences Friday and runs until Sunday, in the KDYS Denny Street, is a vital funds generator for the parish and has been running now for 63 years. “St John’s is an […]

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VIDEO: ‘Social Box TV’ Gets Tralee’s Opinions On All Things ‘Christmassy’

VIDEO: ‘Social Box TV’ Gets Tralee’s Opinions On All Things ‘Christmassy’

November 25, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

SO Christmas will officially kick-off on Saturday with the big parade through town. But when does Christmas really start? What are your favourite Christmas movies? When should you start buying presents? Well the girls at the Tralee-based, ‘Social Box TV’ Youtube channel, took to the streets to ask the people of […]

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VIDEO: Teens To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Plight

VIDEO: Teens To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Plight

November 25, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

  By Máiréad Moriarty A GROUP of 15 young people, together with six adults, will sleep outdoors overnight in the village of Castlegregory in aid of the Simon Community homeless charity. The ‘sleep out’, planned for Saturday, December 14, is organised by the Castlegregory Parish Youth Council and will take place in […]

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VIDEO: Preparations In Place For A Perfect Parade On Saturday

VIDEO: Preparations In Place For A Perfect Parade On Saturday

November 25, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE stage is set for a super Saturday coming, as CH Chemists plan a fantastic day of entertainment in the town centre to kick off Christmas. Santa will be joined by Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh, Spiderman, characters from ‘Frozen’ and much more as the parade comes down from Rock […]

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Orlagh Winters: Get The Benefit Of Free Tickets To CH Chemists Event

Orlagh Winters: Get The Benefit Of Free Tickets To CH Chemists Event

November 25, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

WELL seeing as it is the season of goodwill I am delighted to announce that I am giving away six tickets to a very special event that is happening in CH Chemists on Thursday night. Benefit Cosmetics, as we all know, are trend setters in the make-up artistry world and […]

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Renowned Psychologist To Give Free Lecture At Ballygarry

Renowned Psychologist To Give Free Lecture At Ballygarry

November 24, 2014 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

RENOWNED clinical psychologist and author, Dr Tony Humphreys, will give a free lecture at Ballygarry House Hotel this Wednesday night, November 26. The evening is sponsored by Kerry’s Cancer Support House, Recovery Haven, as part of its Outreach Programme. The talk is suitable for anyone experiencing chronic or serious illness, […]

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Man’s Car Gets Stuck, Goes For Help, Comes Back To Find Window Smashed

Man’s Car Gets Stuck, Goes For Help, Comes Back To Find Window Smashed

November 24, 2014 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE motorist had a very bad night last Tuesday when his car got stuck and had his window smashed and radio taken. The man parked his car at Short Mountain and went to Foley’s Glen. His vehicle got stuck so he had to go for help. However, when he returned, he […]

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Two Tonnes Of Copper Stolen In Ardfert

Two Tonnes Of Copper Stolen In Ardfert

November 24, 2014 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO tonnes of scrap copper was stolen from a property in Ardfert last week. Between 7pm on Tuesday and 8am on Wednesday, two tonnes of grade 1 copper were taken from a yard at Drehidasillagh, Ardfert. Gardai in Tralee are asking the public if they saw anything suspicious in the area around that […]

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VIDEO: CBS The Green Team Reaches O’Sullivan Cup Final

VIDEO: CBS The Green Team Reaches O’Sullivan Cup Final

November 24, 2014 at 12:47 pm 1 comment

CBS ‘The Green’ 2-11 Pobal Scoil Corca Dhuibhne 1-13 CBS The Green qualified for their first O’Sullivan Cup final  in five years following a pulsating semi-final victory over reigning All-Ireland champions, Pobal Scoil Corca Dhuibhne, played in John Mitchels grounds last Wednesday. The game went all the way to extra […]

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Plans For Major Works To Upgrade Tralee School Unveiled

Plans For Major Works To Upgrade Tralee School Unveiled

November 24, 2014 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

EXCITING  new plans were unveiled by Kerry Education and Training Board on Monday,  promising that Coláiste Gleann Lí Post Primary School will be extended, refurbished and upgraded, this summer. The plans will be submitted for planning to Kerry County Council following the ETB monthly meeting this week and building works are […]

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PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Christmas Fashion Lunch For Charity

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Christmas Fashion Lunch For Charity

November 24, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AN afternoon of fine food, wines and fashion took place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday afternoon, all for a good cause. The ‘Connect Kicks Off Christmas’ fashion event was attended by over 100 ladies with proceeds going towards the Kerry Cancer Support Services. Ladies were greeted on arrival with […]

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