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Orlagh Winters: When The Media Goes Too Far With Photos

Orlagh Winters: When The Media Goes Too Far With Photos

February 3, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the most disturbing trends of the modern age has to be the fascination of photos of accidents and funerals by certain newspapers. Before anyone leaps to make the point that by highlighting car accident pictures that someone may slow down and drive a little more carefully, do you […]

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Car Window Smashed And Items Stolen At Ballyseedy Woods

Car Window Smashed And Items Stolen At Ballyseedy Woods

February 2, 2015 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are warning people not to leave expensive items on show when parking up their car, after an incident in Ballyseedy on Sunday where a car was broken into. Between 3.15pm and 4.30pm, a car that had been parked in the car park of Ballyseedy Woods, had its window smashed and was […]

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David Moran looks for a team-mate as Stephen Coen of Mayo looks on during the Allianz League game between Kerry and Mayo at Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Four Talking Points From Kerry v Mayo

February 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm 1 comment

GAVIN O’Connor takes a look at a few of the main talking points among Kerry supporters after defeat to Mayo in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday, along with photos from yesterday’s game by Dermot Crean… 1. ‘Wintering Well’ Again Kerry had all the signs of it yesterday as they dusted off the cobwebs […]

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Conor Pass

Conor Pass Closed To Traffic For The Next Few Days

February 2, 2015 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY County Council and Gardaí have taken the decision to close the Conor Pass for the next few days as poor weather conditions are predicted. Signs will be erected on both sides of the Pass to alert motorists of the roads closure. The decision comes after a number of […]

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Kerry Motor Sales In January Up Almost 30% On Same Month In 2014

Kerry Motor Sales In January Up Almost 30% On Same Month In 2014

February 2, 2015 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THINGS are looking good for the motor industry in Kerry with the latest figures  released today. There were 688 new car registrations in Kerry in January according to the figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was an increase of 29.57% on January 2014’s figure of 531 […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Shanakill And St Anne’s Bungalows

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Shanakill And St Anne’s Bungalows

February 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are investigating two separate burglaries in Tralee last week. A house at St Anne’s Bungalows was broken into between 11.30am on Tuesday, January 27 and 12 noon on Wednesday, January 28. The house was ransacked and a number of small items were taken. Many elderly people live in St Anne’s Bungalows […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Tara Wins Third All-Ireland Title

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Tara Wins Third All-Ireland Title

February 2, 2015 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí student, Tara Ní Dhuinín, won an amazing third All-Ireland championship in Dublin last week. Tara, from Castlegregory, was one of six Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí acts to reach the All-Ireland of Scléip, the stage competition for All-Irish second level schools. Tara had won the prestigious award twice at junior level in the […]

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Pictured are l-r: Mark Sullivan (General Manager), Patrick Windell (Duty Manager), John Collins (Proprietor), Mike Ryle (Duty Manager) & Jonathan Collins (Assistant General Manager)
Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD ©

Ballyroe Heights Hotel Scoops Three Top Wedding Venue Awards

February 2, 2015 at 11:48 am 1 comment

BALLYROE Heights Hotel has a cause for celebration after being voted as ‘Ireland’s Top 3-Star Wedding Hotel’ for the second year running in the WeddingDates.ie 2014 Wedding Venue Awards. The Tralee Hotel which has fared very well in the area of awards in recent years came up trumps after receiving the […]

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Michelle Greaney, Helen Tansley, Anne Kelliher, Ursula Barrett and Marian Bowler at the start of the Kerins O'Rahilly's GAA 10k Run on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Four Hundred Take Part In First Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA 10k Run

February 2, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural Kerins O’Rahilly’s 10k run was a huge success with 400 taking part yesterday morning. It was cold, but the rain cleared just in time for the runners to take off from the clubhouse at 10am for the route which took them up around the Kerries and Fenit Road area and […]

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Tommy Walsh, fetches a ball high in the sky earlier in the year against Mayo in the National League.  Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Kerry Off The Pace Against Fit And Eager Mayo Side

February 1, 2015 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  Kerry 0-1o Mayo 2-11 IT’S only February. They’ll be a few doom-mongers about, but Kerry’s lacklustre performance against Mayo in the Allianz National League opener at Killarney’s Fitzgerald Stadium today isn’t the end of the world. The Kingdom looked off the pace for most of the game, with only Kerins […]

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The crowd in The Square at the protest against water charges on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Healy Rae Says Kerry Protesters Won’t Resort To Abusing Ministers

February 1, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

PROTESTERS on the march against water charges vowed that they would not shout abuse at any Minister or the President when he visits Tralee later this month. The comment was made by Phil Horgan of Right2Water Tralee in The Square, after a group – numbering around 400 people according to organisers – marched […]

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New Golf Training Facility Swings Into Action In Tralee

New Golf Training Facility Swings Into Action In Tralee

February 1, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

            A NEW business opened in Tralee on Monday last, where golfers can hit the fairways of the Tralee and Ballybunion courses from inside a building in Killerisk (that’s some drive)! The golf performance centre, which is located opposite Manor Village Filling Station, is already garnering rave reviews […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 1, 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… Fenit Lighthouse made it onto the back page of the Irish Examiner on Friday with a photo by Denis Scannell. Today’s back page picture is […]

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Roger Harty: Success v Happiness

Roger Harty: Success v Happiness

February 1, 2015 at 10:19 am 1 comment

  A GREAT question to ask is – ‘what is the difference between success and happiness?’ I really like the following definition. Success: Is having what you want Happiness: Is wanting what you have Note: I have highlighted the ‘h’ and the ‘w’ in the success definition – the reason for this […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Big Hero 6’

At The Omniplex: ‘Big Hero 6’

February 1, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

ADMITTEDLY, I wasn’t too sure what to expect going into this film. I knew that it had been well-received in America, but I was expecting Disney’s next film to be the big follow-up to ‘Frozen’ and ‘Tangled’, not an adaptation of an obscure Marvel comic book series about some chunky-looking […]

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Kerry Fashion Week Finalists Announced

Kerry Fashion Week Finalists Announced

February 1, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE finalists in the Kerry Fashion Week, which takes place in March, were announced on Friday. The finalists were shortlisted from all received entries by the judging panel: Melanie Morris, Editor in Chief, Image Publications (Chairperson of judging panel); Bairbre Power, Fashion Editor, Irish Independent and Executive Editor, Weekend Magazine; Helen Steele, award winning […]

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Mick Galwey, Tom Cooper, Joe Brolly and Eoin Liston at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch Fundraiser at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 550 People Pack Ballygarry For Stacks’ Fundraiser

January 31, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT a fantastic afternoon, evening and night it was in the Ballygarry House Hotel yesterday for the Austin Stacks GAA corporate lunch fundraiser. There was wall to wall GAA legends among the 550 people present who gathered to celebrate the Rock club’s success in 2014. Companies and clubs from all over […]

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At the Fels Point Hotel end of year party, were from left: Carol Heffernan, Meagan Dunne, Shona Hoolahan, Karina Dodorovica, and Niamh Fitzgerald. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Fels Point Hotel Say Thank You To Staff At Belated Christmas Party

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

DUE to the Christmas season being a busy time of year for the Fels Point Hotel, they had to forgo a Christmas party…until Friday night. Staff and management met up in the  Manor West Hotel, to let their hair down after a long and successful year for the business. “This […]

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The Wailing Wall: I Won’t Be Forsaking The ‘Pint Of Plain’ For Lent

The Wailing Wall: I Won’t Be Forsaking The ‘Pint Of Plain’ For Lent

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

  Johnnie Wall won’t be giving up his pint for Lent…due to philanthropic and social reasons of course!  LENT is close at hand (February 14) and you are probably considering what you are going to give up for the seven weeks. Before you make any drastic decision to go ‘tee-total’, spare a […]

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Five Things To Look Forward To In February…

Five Things To Look Forward To In February…

January 31, 2015 at 10:30 am 1 comment

We’re almost there… Let’s be honest here and admit that January wouldn’t rank high on everyone’s list of favourite months. Crap weather, no money, and the hangover, after the party that is December, kicks in. Bu we’re almost through it and we here at TraleeToday.ie felt that we should give people a […]

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Tralee Filmmaker Raises Funds To Distribute Work Nationwide

Tralee Filmmaker Raises Funds To Distribute Work Nationwide

January 31, 2015 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

  LOCAL filmmaker, Bertie Brosnan, is on the fundraising trail to try and get the short film, he wrote and directed, a nationwide distribution. The film is called, ‘Sineater’ and stars Joe Mullins – who played the lead role in the award winning and critically acclaimed “Pilgrim Hill” which was also […]

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Whaddya Think Of Joe Turning Up Like That Kieran?

Whaddya Think Of Joe Turning Up Like That Kieran?

January 30, 2015 at 8:05 pm 1 comment

KIERAN Donaghy got a shock this afternoon when a special friend dropped into the Austin Stacks Corporate Fundraiser in Ballygarry House Hotel. While MC, Second Captains’ Eoin McDevitt was interviewing the Rockies ace about his, now famous, post All-Ireland comment “Whaddya think of that?” aimed at Joe Brolly, guess who stepped out from […]

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Amanda Twomey, Gemma O'Connor, Ellen Dempsey and Elisha Buckley at the opening night of the Mercy Mounthawk students' performance of 'The Plough And The Stars' at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Full House For Mounthawk Students’ Show At Siamsa

January 30, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre was packed last night as students from Mercy Mounthawk performed the first show in their three night run of ‘The Plough And The Stars’. Their fellow students, as well as teenagers from other schools around the county, watched on as the actors delivered top performances to justify all the […]

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The crew from French TV show 'Faut Pas Rever' Christian Auxemery, Bertrand Edel and Michel Magnien with Declan Dowling of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. Photo by Dermot Crean

French TV Show Featuring Tralee Will Air To Over Three Million People Tonight

January 30, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER the French TV crew who were here during the summer filming at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium (click here to refresh your memory)? Well the fruits of their travels will be revealed tonight on French national television to an estimated audience of over three million viewers, giving a huge tourism boost […]

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Five Things Kerry Have To Focus On For The League

Five Things Kerry Have To Focus On For The League

January 30, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

On the eve of the opening weekend of the Allianz National Football League, Gavin O’Connor looks at five key areas Kerry need to concentrate on before the summer… 1. Getting Off To A Good Start In Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s previous two seasons presiding over Kerry in the league, he has failed to […]

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Interview: End Of An Era For Teen Rockers As Music Project Finishes

Interview: End Of An Era For Teen Rockers As Music Project Finishes

January 30, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s Fergus Dennehy talks to John Buggy about the end of a project which was important to the lives of many young people over the past 12 years… THE Live Band Project (LBP) which has entertained and educated hundreds of young people over the last 12 years has finished its long work […]

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Over 100 Businesses To Exhibit At Event In Fels Point

Over 100 Businesses To Exhibit At Event In Fels Point

January 30, 2015 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

BUSINESSWOMEN from all over the county will exhibit at the Business EXPO which will be held at Fels Point Hotel on Sunday, February 8 from 12-6pm. Over 100 exhibitors range from the food and tourism sectors to health and fitness, coaching, consultation, fashion and retail, dance and leisure, IT, web and […]

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In 2014, David Moran announced himself on the big stage. Photo by Dermot Crean.

David Moran Captains Kerry With Tommy Walsh On The Bench

January 29, 2015 at 10:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  DAVID Moran is to captain his county on Sunday against Mayo in the Allianz National Football League opening match. With new captain Kieran Donaghy unavailable due to Austin Stacks’ involvement in the club championship, it’ll be a proud moment for the Kerins O’Rahilly’s man. The team contains just six of […]

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President Higgins To Visit IT Tralee Next Month

January 29, 2015 at 4:20 pm 1 comment

  OUR head of state will be hoping for a warmer welcome to Tralee than he got outside a Dublin school last week, when he visits in February. President Micheal D Higgins will be in IT Tralee’s North Campus on Febuary 24 to officially launch the college’s UNESCO Chair in Inclusive PE, Sport, Fitness […]

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Right2Water Protest March In Town This Saturday

Right2Water Protest March In Town This Saturday

January 29, 2015 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  WITH the deadline day to sign up for water charges on Monday, the Right2Water group have scheduled a protest march in Tralee this Saturday. The marchers will assemble on in the Brandon car park at 12 noon. The latest march is part of national day of action against the […]

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