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‘Terrace Talk’ Programme Wins McNamee Award

‘Terrace Talk’ Programme Wins McNamee Award

January 13, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVING reported last week on the announcement that Austin Stacks won a McNamee Award, it’s emerged it isn’t the only Kerry winner this year. Radio Kerry’s ‘Terrace Talk’ won the Best GAA Related Radio Programme. The particular edition of the programme that won the award was presented by Deirdre Walsh – filling […]

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After Kerry It’s Current Sigerson Champs UCC For ITT This Friday In McGrath Cup

After Kerry It’s Current Sigerson Champs UCC For ITT This Friday In McGrath Cup

January 13, 2015 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT TRALEE will host UCC for the McGrath Cup Semi-final this Friday at the ITT at 7.30pm. Both colleges recorded emphatic wins against inter-county sides in the opening round of the McGrath Cup. Tralee defeated Kerry by 4-12 to 0-16 while UCC eased past Limerick by 4-16 to 3-9. […]

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Snow Predicted In Tralee As Gardaí Urge Caution On Roads

Snow Predicted In Tralee As Gardaí Urge Caution On Roads

January 13, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

MET EIREANN are predicting snowfall for the Kerry area and have put the county on a status ‘Orange’ weather warning for snow and icy conditions. With today set to be bitterly cold, the wintry conditions are set to be most acute in western parts of Munster, Connacht and Ulster where there […]

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Gardaí Investigate Van Theft At Caherina

Gardaí Investigate Van Theft At Caherina

January 13, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ are looking for the public’s help in relation to the theft of a white van at the Caherina area of Strand Road last Thursday. The theft is believed to have taken place at Caherina between 3.30am and 5.40am on January 8. The van door was unlocked and the keys were in […]

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Coronation Street actors,  Mikey North and Ian Puleston-Davies.

Video: Coronation Street Stars Set To Come To Tralee

January 13, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE Coronation Street actors who play the characters, Owen Armstrong and Gary Windass, will be appearing in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday, February 28. Tralee will be the first date for the actors, who will travel the nation as part of their ‘Gary and Owen Men at Work Tour’. […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Style Winners And Losers At Golden Globes

Orlagh Winters: The Style Winners And Losers At Golden Globes

January 13, 2015 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

AWARDS season in the USA is always something that we look at with bated breath and it’s funny but the best and worst dressed gongs have grown to be as important – and in some cases more important – than the actual awards. Why? Well, we all love to see […]

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Khloe Kardashian Wears Kerry Man’s Creation To Golden Globes Party

Khloe Kardashian Wears Kerry Man’s Creation To Golden Globes Party

January 12, 2015 at 10:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a Kerry connection at the Golden Globes last night when famed socialite and reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian, showed up to an after party in a gown created by Ballyheigue man Don O’Neill. The New York-based designer is enjoying huge success at the moment with his THEIA collection, appearing […]

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Michael Recalls Being There When James Scored THAT Goal

Michael Recalls Being There When James Scored THAT Goal

January 12, 2015 at 10:15 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE there was disappointment all around Ireland that Stephanie Roche didn’t win the FIFA Goal Of The Year earlier this evening, one Tralee man consoled himself by recalling being there when the winning goal was scored. Michael Griffin tweeted a photo of himself at the game, behind the goals, when Colombia’s […]

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Players and fans celebrate after the Munster Final. Photo by Dermot Crean

Venue And Date Set For Austin Stacks All-Ireland Club Semi-Final

January 12, 2015 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE date has been set for Austin Stacks AIB GAA Senior Club Championship semi-final next month and it looks like the GAA have granted Slaughtneil’s request to have the fixture moved to Sunday as one of the players in the Derry side has a family wedding. The Rockies will face Slaughtneil (Derry) in […]

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Unemployment In Tralee Down Nearly Eight Per Cent On January 2014

Unemployment In Tralee Down Nearly Eight Per Cent On January 2014

January 12, 2015 at 2:50 pm 1 comment

  THERE are 468 less people on the live register in Tralee than this time last year, but the town still accounts for more than a third of Kerry’s unemployed. In January 2014 there was a total 5,996 people unemployed in Tralee, by the end of December the number was 5,528. […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help In Catching Rock-Throwing Vandals

Gardaí Seek Public’s Help In Catching Rock-Throwing Vandals

January 12, 2015 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAí are asking for the public’s help in catching those responsible for throwing rocks at vehicles from a railway bridge on Saturday night. The incident happened at Knockavinnane, Ballymacelligott at 9.15pm and a number of cars were damaged. Gardai say it could have been a much more serious incident if drivers […]

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Kerry Projects To Receive Over €200k Arts Council Funding In 2015

Kerry Projects To Receive Over €200k Arts Council Funding In 2015

January 12, 2015 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ARTS Council has announced major grant allocations for 2015, with €206,682  granted for Kerry projects. Kerry County Council was allocated a total of €26,110, while ‘Listowel Writers Week’ received €65,000 in funding. Elsewhere in Kerry, the Cill Rialaig Project, an artists retreat in Ballinskelligs that provides self-contained live-in work spaces for artists received a grant of €60,845. […]

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Laura Ni Eaidhin, of Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai with her 'Safety On Our Roads' project  at the Scifest Fair at the ITT on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Students Pick Up Awards At BT Young Scientists Exhibition

January 12, 2015 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí didn’t come away empty handed from the BT Young Scientists Exhibition in Dublin at the weekend. The exhibition drew entries from 1,200 students and was held over four days last week in the capital. Second year student, Laura Ní Eidhin, was ‘Highly Commended’ for her project on ‘Reducing […]

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Meeting About People Struggling With Debt

Meeting About People Struggling With Debt

January 12, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be an Insolvency Service meeting in Tralee tonight (Monday) in the Fels Point Hotel at 7pm. It is a briefing for community leaders about the Insolvency Service of Ireland’s (ISI) information campaign for people struggling with problem debt. The public are invited to attend the event to learn more about the […]

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Launching the Kerins O'Rahilly's 10k Run at the clubhouse on Saturday were, seated; Anne Moran, Tommy Horan, Billy Lyons and Breda Dyland. Standing from left; Layla O'Halloran, Frank O'Halloran, Tommy Walsh, Catriona O'Sullivan, Peter Nolan, Frank O'Connor, Stephanie Nix, Frank O'Connor and John Higgins. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hit The Road For The Kerins O’Rahilly’s 10k Run

January 12, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE from all over the county and beyond are expected to take part in a 10k run from Kerins O’Rahilly’s on February 1 to raise funds for the Strand Road club. The event is in conjunction with the ‘Run The Kingdom’ organisation and is part of their calendar of runs for 2015. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: A Good REN For Your Money

January 12, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

I ALWAYS think this is bubble bath season. After a long hard day at work, being out it this cold weather, a long hot soak is a lovely way to upwind and feel pampered. Finances are not  good in January, so a bubble bath can be a good alternative for pamper […]

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Kerry legends, Seamus Moynihan and Darragh O'Se are involved with this year's U21. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Eight Tralee Area Players Involved As ITT Beat Kerry

January 11, 2015 at 7:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT Tralee 4-12 Kerry 0-16 IT TRALEE seized a great opportunity when they faced a Kerry team made up of up and comers at an extremely breezy Austin Stack Park on Sunday afternoon. The absence of Tommy Walsh did take the gloss off this fixture, but nevertheless there were […]

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Rocks And Glass Thrown At Cars From A Bridge In Ballymacelligott

Rocks And Glass Thrown At Cars From A Bridge In Ballymacelligott

January 11, 2015 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

IN a shocking incident of vandalism, rocks and glass were thrown at cars from a railway bridge in Ballymac last night. The dangerous incident took place at the railway bridge at Knockavinnane, Ballymacelligott and a number of cars were damaged. Gardai in Tralee received reports of people throwing rocks and glass on cars […]

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Daniel Kinsella, Ina Dema, Max Benner and Dearbhla Lynch at the CBS The Green Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Teenagers Enjoy CBS Students’ Debs Ball At Ballyroe

January 11, 2015 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

See above ad for special promotion THOSE CBS lads scrub up well! A couple of hundred students looked dapper and glamorous at the CBS The Green Students’ Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Organised by students, Adam Barrett, Sean Carroll, Eoghan O’Hanlon and Dylan Hartnett, there were […]

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At The Movies: Ten Movies To Look Forward To In 2015

At The Movies: Ten Movies To Look Forward To In 2015

January 11, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John Lyons, picks his top ten most anticipated films of 2015… There’s so many great films being released this year that it was hard to pick just ten for this list. Big films like the new ‘Jurassic Park’ and the new Bond film didn’t make the cut, along […]

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Participants at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Cyclists Brave The Weather To Remember Jimmy

January 11, 2015 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

SEVENTY cyclists set out from St Pat’s GAA club on Saturday morning to remember a much loved local character. The fourth Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle saw men, women and children brave the biting cold winds to travel to Castleisland and back. The numbers were down on previous years – over […]

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Roger Harty: Loving Kindness (Food)

Roger Harty: Loving Kindness (Food)

January 11, 2015 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

BEFORE I discuss anything to do with food, I believe it is imperative that I write about love and kindness first. What is love? Now there is the quintessential question that has baffled man through the ages. Let’s look to the wise men for an answer. The Buddha was once […]

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At the launch of Dress Haven were,  from left: Nicola O'Sullivan (Sales and Marketing Manager Fels Point), Laura O'Reidy (Operations Manager Fels Point), Grace O'Donnell (Recovery Haven), Mary Brick and Denis Leary (General Manager Fels Point). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Charity Night Will Be A Haven For Fashionistas At The Fels Point

January 10, 2015 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

  See above ad for special promotion DESIGNER bags, dresses, shoes and all accessories will be available at a fraction of the price at the ‘Dress Haven’ fashion night in the Fels Point Hotel on Febuary 7. Proceeds of the event will go towards Recovery Haven cancer respite centre so, […]

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Out To Lunch: Top Service, Surroundings And Good Food In Baily’s

Out To Lunch: Top Service, Surroundings And Good Food In Baily’s

January 10, 2015 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

Baily’s Corner Castle Street I’M pretty much down to the last few places in town for the ‘Out To Lunch’ column, but I left one of the town’s institutions towards the end. Garry O’Donnell has been serving up lunches to the people of Tralee since the ‘Croppy Boy’ was, well, a boy. […]

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Mike O’Halloran: My Dream For JJ Hanrahan

Mike O’Halloran: My Dream For JJ Hanrahan

January 10, 2015 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby columnist, Mike O’Halloran, believes the dream of seeing JJ Hanrahan in the No.10 of Munster is still possible…just not for a while… I have been supporting Munster and attending matches in Thomond Park since 1973 and in all those years, I have never experienced the disappointment that Munster fans […]

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No Tommy Walsh For Sunday’s Kerry Game

No Tommy Walsh For Sunday’s Kerry Game

January 9, 2015 at 8:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE be no sight of Tommy Walsh back in a Kerry jersey this weekend in the McGrath Cup, as the team announced tonight shows he doesn’t even appear on the subs’ bench. There is Tralee area representation in the form of Paul McMahon of St Pat’s at right half back, […]

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Denis Mcellgott in action for Austin Stacks in the 2014 Munster semi-final. Photo byb Dermot Crean

Five Town Players Selected For IT Tralee Team To Face Kerry In McGrath Cup

January 9, 2015 at 4:23 pm 1 comment

  IT TRALEE manager, Noel Kennelly, has announced his starting team that will face Kerry in the McGrath Cup this Sunday and it features five players from Tralee clubs. Three Austin Stacks players are in the side, Denis McElligott, Ciaran O’Connell and Alan Duggan. John Mitchels are represented George Bastible […]

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Stephen Stack. Photo by Dermot Crean

“We Haven’t Taken Our Foot Off The Pedal” Says Stacks Boss

January 9, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor caught up with Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, to find out how preparations are going for the All-Ireland semi-final next month… THE countdown is well and truly on for Austin Stacks date in the All-Ireland semi-final against Ulster champions, Slaughtneil, which is now just five weeks away. A great challenge […]

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The view from Short Mountain on the Slieve Mish Mountains

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 9, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… Alison Slattery took a wonder up Short Mountain on Monday to capture this Winter sunset. Gaothmhor on Instagram took advantage of the low tide to […]

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Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

Pooch Patrol: Do You Recognise These Dogs?

January 9, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

  EVERY week dogs go missing in the Tralee area, so hopefully we here at TraleeToday.ie can help reunite owners with their beloved canine companions with our Poocj Patrol column. Wendy O’Connor, from Animal Net Kerry stresses the importance of putting collars and name-tags on dogs. It makes the job […]

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