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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Battle Hard But Come Up Short

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Battle Hard But Come Up Short

November 10, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on the AIB Munster Club Intermediate Championship Semi-Final in Austin Stack Park yesterday… Lixnaw 2-10 Bruff 2-13 Lixnaw had to line out without the mercurial young forward, John Buckley, who injured his hand in a game with Causeway Comprehensive School, added to that, the loss of […]

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Two Men Charged With Drug Offences After Seizure

Two Men Charged With Drug Offences After Seizure

November 9, 2014 at 10:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO men have appeared in court charged with drug offences after the seizure of €175,000 of cannabis at Fenit and Barrow at the weekend. David Lidwa (29), with an address at Barrow House, Barrow West Ardfert appeared before the Killorglin District Court on Sunday afternoon charged with possession of cannabis, cultivation of […]

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Two To Appear In Court In Relation To Drug Seizure

Two To Appear In Court In Relation To Drug Seizure

November 9, 2014 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO males are scheduled to appear before a special sitting of Killorglin District Court at 2.30pm today charged in connection with yesterday’s drug seizures in Fenit and Barrow. A female in her 20’s was released late last night and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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Claire, Caoimhe and Will Leahy with Paul Galvin at his book signing event at Eason's Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Massive Crowds Flock To Get Book Signed By Paul Galvin

November 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL has some pulling power. Hundreds queued up for Paul Galvin’s book signing at Eason’s yesterday but by the end Paul must have been signing something else as Eason’s stock ran out! “This is by far the biggest crowd we’ve ever had. It’s quite a diverse crowd here and since […]

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Amanda Griffin, Megan O'Connor, April O'Rourke and Michaela Kavanagh, Ballyduff at the 'Take Me Out' night in aid of Ballyduff Buds Family Resource Centre at Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Take Me Out’ Fundraiser In Ballyroe

November 9, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘Take Me Out’ fundraiser for the Ballyduff Buds Resource Centre was held at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. The organisers decided to try something new to help fund the vital service in the north Kerry village. “With all the cuts coming in, funding is essential so we said we’d […]

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U13 boys with mentors Billy Ó Brien Tim Kelliher, Tim Lynch and John Keating. Also in picture Andrew Barry and Dylan Burke. Tadgh Lynch holding Town Championship Trophy, Seamus Harty holding Rose Cup and Ruairi O'Sullivan with a Town League Trophy.

PHOTOS: All-Ireland Winners Present Medals At Na Gaeil

November 9, 2014 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

NA Gaeil youngsters had their awards night in the clubhouse on Friday last in the company of Kerry senior All-Ireland winner Paul Geaney, the club’s own minor All-Ireland football medal winner Andrew Barry Minor and Dylan Burke of the Minor B hurling winning side. Tim Lynch, Chairman of Bord Na nOg, […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Interstellar’

At The Omniplex: ‘Interstellar’

November 9, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

‘Interstellar’ By John Lyons It’s 2am in the early hours of Sunday morning. The biggest film of the year – ‘Interstellar’ – has been on release for two days, and so far I’ve seen it twice. Even though my second viewing of the film ended over two hours ago, the […]

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The Chef’s Table: Anyone For Squash?

The Chef’s Table: Anyone For Squash?

November 9, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Our food writer, Mark Doe, on a vegetable which can go with most dishes – the Butternut Squash… Butternut squash is a very versatile Autumn vegetable and if cooked properly (as in not boiled) is full of a lovely sweet flavour. It can be used as a side vegetable to game […]

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Gardai Seize €175,000 Of Drugs In Fenit And Barrow

Gardai Seize €175,000 Of Drugs In Fenit And Barrow

November 8, 2014 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

DRUGS worth over €175,000 and a handgun and ammunition were found in Fenit and Barrow in two searches carried out by gardaí in the early hours of this morning. As part of an ongoing operation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Kerry area gardaí have seized a […]

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VIDEO: Watch A Teenager Who Overcame The Odds In This Inspirational Clip

VIDEO: Watch A Teenager Who Overcame The Odds In This Inspirational Clip

November 8, 2014 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER Jordan Lee? The Killarney teenager who made the Irish U15 basketball squad this week, despite having been born with just one arm. Fourteen year old Jordan’s story has been featured in just about every national newspaper in the country over the past week, with Jordan even appearing on ‘The […]

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Suzanne Sheehy, Linda Lowth and Margaret O'Connor at the 'Evening Of Style And Beauty' in aid of the Recovery Haven at CH Chemists on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Beauty Night For A Great Cause In CH Chemists

November 8, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

  A HUGE crowd turned out in CH Chemists on Friday night for a fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven. The ‘Evening Of Style And Beauty’ brought together the make-up expertise of Helen Lawlor Parker of the CH Lancome counter and Weardrobe’s Sandra Rusk for tips on the coming season. Continued below… […]

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‘In 40 Years I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It’: ‘Frozen’ Mania Hits Tralee For Christmas

‘In 40 Years I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It’: ‘Frozen’ Mania Hits Tralee For Christmas

November 8, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY Christmas brings its fad toy that every child wants, but something is different this year. It appears the world has gone ‘Frozen’ mad with merchandise from the Disney animated movie, released last November, causing (welcome) headaches for toy stores trying to keep with demand. Tralee is no different according to Ann Laide […]

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Out To Lunch: La Scala Provides A Surprise

Out To Lunch: La Scala Provides A Surprise

November 8, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

La Scala Abbey Court NOT for the first time, our wonderful climate influenced my dining option this week. I was on my way back to my car to head off to a hotel outside town for a bite to eat, when the heavens opened and I was caught in a […]

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Ryan Daly, Molly Heffernan and Tommy Commane at the Churchill GAA race night at the Oyster Tavern on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Racing In The Oyster For Churchill GAA

November 8, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL GAA folk gathered in The Oyster Tavern on Friday night for the annual race night fundraiser. The event is one of the main fundraisers of the year for the club. “We’ve been doing this for around ten years. It’s been very well supported with over 200 horses sold. We […]

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Networking Event For Businesses This Tuesday

Networking Event For Businesses This Tuesday

November 8, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Chamber Alliance will present a Networking Event for members of the group at the Fels Point Hotel on this Tuesday between 5.30pm and 7pm. This is an opportunity for members to get to know fellow members and introduce themselves, their company and their line of business in an effort to generate more business. […]

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Exhibition Is ‘Virtually There’ At The Education Centre

Exhibition Is ‘Virtually There’ At The Education Centre

November 8, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

‘VIRTUALLY There’, a national exhibition and event tour of work made by artists, children and teachers is currently on show at  The Education Centre, Dromtacker. Launched at the centre last month, the exhibition is based on a project by national arts organisation Kids’ Own which has been running in Northern […]

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Builder Wins €500k, Immediately Goes For Pints With Ticket In Back Pocket

Builder Wins €500k, Immediately Goes For Pints With Ticket In Back Pocket

November 7, 2014 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE builder who won €500,000 in Tuesday’s Euromillions draw checked his ticket and immediately went off for a few pints with the ticket still in his back pocket. The Kerry man who bought a €6 Quick Pick in Spar Express, Castlemaine Road in Tralee on Tuesday, claimed his prize at National Lottery Headquarters […]

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Denis Brosnan To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Denis Brosnan To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

November 7, 2014 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry Group CEO, Denis Brosnan, is the recipient of Listowel Food Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2014. One of Ireland’s most respected businessmen, the former Tralee resident will be the recipient of the inaugural award which will be presented to him by the Chairman of the Listowel Food Fair Committee, Pierce Walsh, at […]

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Tralee Woman Shortlisted For National Volunteer Award

Tralee Woman Shortlisted For National Volunteer Award

November 7, 2014 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE woman is one of the 30 shortlisted nominees for the Volunteer Ireland Awards 2014. Louise Quill from Ashgrove, is nominated in the International Development Category, for her work and commitment with setting up the Tir na nOg Orphanage in Tanzania. Louise founded the Tir na nOg Orphanage […]

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#Tralee On Social Media This Week

#Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 7, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we pull together the best images of Tralee and the surrounding area from Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what we saw this week… German Actress/TV Presenter/Journalist, Christiane Imdahl liked her visit to Kerry. “Goodbye Ireland #nature #kerry #dingle #tralee #wildlife #fungithedingledolphin” she wrote to accompany this image. Continued below… […]

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Chef Mark Doe and David Brick of Tralee Parnells at The Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mark Helps Cook Up Some Funds For Tralee Parnells

November 7, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable Thursday night weatherwise, but thankfully it didn’t deter people from turning up for an early Christmas cooking demo by chef Mark Doe, in aid of a local GAA club. “We thought we’d try something different,” said David Brick of Tralee Parnells Hurling Club. “The whole idea […]

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Trip Down Memory Lane At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebration

Trip Down Memory Lane At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Celebration

November 7, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and a night of celebration will be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday the 21st of November to mark the milestone. The event will commence at 6:30pm with a mulled wine reception followed by dinner at 7:30pm.  Music will begin at […]

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Awards Are Simple As ABC For Cleaning Company

Awards Are Simple As ABC For Cleaning Company

November 7, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S ABC Cleaning Services scored another All-Ireland double success for Kerry after winning two top prizes at the Irish Contract Cleaning Association (ICCA) Industry Awards. The Boherbee-based company, which employs 90 staff, wiped the floor with the opposition when securing the “Best Cleaned Premises by a Small Company Award” in […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 7, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

Style evenings, book signings, race nights, hurling and rallying. Whatever you’re into, Tralee has it catered for this weekend… FRIDAY 1. Style Yourself Up CH Chemist have another style event which always attracts a big crowd of fashion and beauty product lovers. This time it’s all for a good cause. ‘An […]

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Get Rid Of Unwanted Electricals At Free Recyling Event This Weekend

Get Rid Of Unwanted Electricals At Free Recyling Event This Weekend

November 7, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

YOU’LL get a chance to fling out that broken toaster or other unwanted electrical items at a free electrical recycling collection on Saturday, November 8, from 10am-4pm at Tralee Mart. The European Recycling Platform (ERP) in association with Kerry County Council will hold this event where householders are encouraged to bring along their electrical […]

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Cllr Ferris Slams Gateway Scheme As SF Calls For IDA To Attend Council Meeting

Cllr Ferris Slams Gateway Scheme As SF Calls For IDA To Attend Council Meeting

November 7, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin councillors in Kerry are calling on representatives from Enterprise Ireland and the IDA to attend its next council meeting to discuss the need for  job creation for the county. The motion to be tabled by Cllr Robert Beasley at Monday’s meeting of Kerry County Council. “Of the 46 jobs that were advertised […]

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Man Found Guilty In Tralee Courthouse Of Double Murder

Man Found Guilty In Tralee Courthouse Of Double Murder

November 6, 2014 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 28 year-old man accused of the double murder in Killorglin last year, has been found guilty in Tralee this afternoon. Aurimas Andruska had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Jolanta Lubiene and Enrika Lubyte at their home at 9 Langford Downs, Killorglin on June 16 last year. The 27 year […]

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There Were 72 Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In October

There Were 72 Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In October

November 6, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 72 patients waiting on trolleys in the wards and emergency department of Kerry General Hospital in October according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Association (INMO). This is down from the September figure of 91, but is up 20 on the October 2013 number. Nationally, there […]

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Almost €3.5 Worth Of Houses Sold Around Tralee In September

Almost €3.5 Worth Of Houses Sold Around Tralee In September

November 6, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TWENTY-SIX residential properties worth nearly €3.5m were sold in the Tralee environs in September according to figures from the Property Price Register. The most expensive house sold was in The Spa for €530,000 while the least amount spent on a house was in Hawley Park for €45,000. The total amount spent […]

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Tralee To Host A Food Festival Next Year

Tralee To Host A Food Festival Next Year

November 6, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will liaise with local businesses, chefs and food producers to hold a Food Festival on the May Bank Holiday Weekend next year. The planning is in the early stages, but it is hoped there will be a food trail, food demonstrations and an emphasis on local producers. Continued below… […]

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