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REVIEW 2014: TraleeToday.ie’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

REVIEW 2014: TraleeToday.ie’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

December 22, 2014 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been busy over the past eight months filming various events from water charge protests to All-Ireland homecomings to Munster rugby stars playing head tennis in a Tralee sports store. But which of our videos received the most views on Youtube? Here’s the countdown of our most popular clips since we started […]

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Fireworks And A Big Countdown In Denny Street Planned For New Year’s Eve

Fireworks And A Big Countdown In Denny Street Planned For New Year’s Eve

December 22, 2014 at 10:13 am 1 comment

TRALEE will host two celebration events for all ages in Manor and the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at Manor Park and what’s billed as a New York “Times Square”-style Countdown on Denny Street will book-end New Year’s Eve celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Wednesday, […]

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So Who Are The Judges For Kerry Fashion Week Awards?

So Who Are The Judges For Kerry Fashion Week Awards?

December 22, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE judges for the 7th annual Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) Irish Fashion Industry Awards have been announced. The awards which will take place in the Europe Hotel & Resort on Friday March 6 are Melanie Morris, Editor in Chief, Image Publications and Chairperson of the Judging Panel; Helen Steele, Fashion Designer, and winner […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Take Care Of Your Skin This Christmas

December 22, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS can wreak havoc on your skin, late nights, excess of everything  and the temptation to fall into bed without the last and most important skin regime. So first piece of advice over the party season is no matter how tempted you are after a night out, please make sure to take your […]

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At the Mitchels Avenue FC Christmas Party were, from left:  Dylan O'Shea, Dylan Hennessy, Kieran Dineen and Luke Bradley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time Around Town

December 21, 2014 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

HO, ho, ho! Tralee was hopping on Saturday night with people out celebrating for Christmas. There was Christmas parties galore while other groups were taking part in the ’12 Pubs of Christmas’ God love ’em. We were out to capture people enjoying their night out. Scroll down for photos…  

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At 'Seussical The Musical' in Siamsa Tire were, from left,  Ciara Samy, Saoirse Cahil, Evan Murphy and Meg Cronin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy ‘Seussical The Musical’ In Siamsa

December 21, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES enjoyed some great entertainment in Siamsa Tire last night for ‘Seussical The Musical’. Members of the Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts put on the show that brings to life the fun and  adventures that are alive within Dr. Seuss books with Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Labour/Sinn Féin Coalition Elected Office Chair Racing Champions

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Labour/Sinn Féin Coalition Elected Office Chair Racing Champions

December 21, 2014 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

CHEATING, dirty tricks, coalitions? It was like a general election campaign on Neil Armstrong Way on Saturday as the inaugural Office Chair Racing event took place. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance and sponsored by Radley’s, politicians and businesspeople gamely took part in the fun where the aim was to raise […]

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Martin Ferris and Cllr Robert Beasley (left of Deputy Ferris) at the Sinn Fein protest in Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sinn Fein Organises Protest Outside Bank To Highlight Repossession Orders

December 21, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 40 people gathered outside AIB in Castle Street on Saturday to highlight the 65 repossession cases which came before a Tralee court this week. “When you have 65 orders coming on the one day in Tralee it’s quite stark and frightening, so that’s why we’re here to highlight it,” […]

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The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

December 21, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

      THE big day is close now and our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, has the recipe for a perfect roast turkey… As a rule a 7kg (14-15lb) turkey will feed 10-12 people with left over. Ingredients • 1 x 7kg Turkey (14-15lb) […]

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Roger Harty: Mindfulness At Work

Roger Harty: Mindfulness At Work

December 21, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

  From the beginning of time mindfulness and meditation have been very misunderstood practices in The Western Hemisphere. The reason it is misunderstood is that you cannot really understand it. You have to experience it from doing it (or at least experience the benefit of it) in the same way […]

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Elvis Weekend And Oliver To Kick Off New Year Of Events At INEC

Elvis Weekend And Oliver To Kick Off New Year Of Events At INEC

December 20, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

YES, yes, we know it’s still 2014 and there’s loads happening over the next few weeks, but looking further on, it appears the great entertainment in the Killarney INEC is set to continue into 2015. Top Irish comic and satirist Oliver Callan will have audiences in raptures with his show on […]

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Staff from Listellick National School on a night out in the Grand Hotel on Friday. Included from left are; Annette Dineen, Patsy Moyles, Karen O'Driscoll, Mary Dillane, Sinead Dwyer, Catriona Moore and Aileen Bulman. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Party Time In Town On Friday

December 20, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S the final weekend before Christmas so Tralee is pretty much party central at the moment. The pubs, hotels and restaurants were all hosting get-togethers at the weekend, while the Abbey Inn also had a visit during the afternoon from Santa for a children’s party to see if they were […]

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Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

December 20, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Charlie’s Bar Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse RIGHT. This week’s review is a tough one because it’s a little too close to home…literally! I live in ‘Narieland’ so the Kerins O’Rahilly’s  clubhouse is a place I go to quite a bit for a pint, to watch a football match and have a […]

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CBS The Green Issues Invitation To Past Students To Join Alumni Network

CBS The Green Issues Invitation To Past Students To Join Alumni Network

December 20, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green have invited all former students to join their new Alumni Network. Unlike other schools and colleges, CBS The Green has never had an Alumni Network through which past pupils and staff could connect and keep in touch. Continued below…   The school has a strong tradition of education […]

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At The Movies: ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

At The Movies: ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

December 20, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

‘Dumb And Dumber To’ By John Lyons THIS week Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels have returned with their bad hair cuts, juvenile sense of humour and an impeccable sense of timing (20 years, to be precise) in a sequel to ‘Dumb And Dumber’. If there was an award for ‘Trailer […]

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General Manager of the Fels Point Hotel, Denis Deery and Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh launching the New Year's Eve Ball at the hotel. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Glamorous Goings-On At The Fels Point Hotel Over New Year Period

December 20, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

WITH Christmas almost upon us, it’s a good time to finalise those plans for New Year’s Eve and Women’s Christmas. The Fels Point Hotel has organised two great events which are sure to attract a lively crowd and festive atmosphere. First of all there is a Gala Ball on New Year’s Eve. […]

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REPRO FREE - MOVE over white collar boxing or inter-firm sports tournaments because latest corporate craze, Office Chair Racing is coming to Tralee on Saturday 20th December as part of the 2014 Christmas Spraoi in Tralee. Sponsored by Radleys Business Solutions Tralee, the money from the event will go to St Vincent de Paul. Pictured with Santa at the launch were – Nicola O’Sullivan (Fels Point Hotel Tralee), Christy Lynch (St Vincent de Paul) , Helen Lock , Tommy Leahy and Pat Herlihy. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Rose Boss, Mayor Of Tralee And Others To Go Office Chair Racing For Charity

December 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and the Executive Chair of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, are among 18 competitors who will take part in tomorrow’s Office Chair Racing in Tralee. The event, sponsored by Radley’s Business Systems, will take place outside Siamsa Tíre Theatre, from 2pm […]

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Sinn Féin To Protest Outside Tralee Banks On Saturday

Sinn Féin To Protest Outside Tralee Banks On Saturday

December 19, 2014 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris will lead a protest outside banks in Tralee tomorrow. Sinn Féin say the protest is “to highlight the government’s continuing failure to deal with mortgage debt crisis and the banks aggressive behaviour towards those in mortgage distress.” This week saw financial institutions take 65 […]

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Kerry Airport To Handle 12,000 Passengers Over Christmas Period As Ryanair Adds Flights

Kerry Airport To Handle 12,000 Passengers Over Christmas Period As Ryanair Adds Flights

December 19, 2014 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

SIX extra flights have been added to the Ryanair schedule between Kerry and London Luton and London Stansted to accommodate the increased demand from passengers over the Christmas period. Kerry Airport expects to handle up to 12,000 passengers travelling through the airport from Saturday, December 20 to Sunday, January 4, […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 19, 2014 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week we at Traleetoday.ie pull together all of the best photos posted up on social media by people from the Tralee area and visitors. If you have been up with the lark over the past week you may have spotted a spectacular occurrence in the sky. Richard Dwyer, was […]

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Hazel Receives A Christmas Bonus She Didn’t Expect…A New Car!

Hazel Receives A Christmas Bonus She Didn’t Expect…A New Car!

December 19, 2014 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was huge surprise for Hazel Mooney on Tuesday when news came through that she would be a getting a Christmas bonus she wasn’t counting on. Hazel, from Manor West, was at her place of work in, Kelliher O’Shea Accountants, Castleisland, when she received a phone call telling her she had […]

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Make It A ‘Green’ Christmas With Big Beach Clean This Sunday

Make It A ‘Green’ Christmas With Big Beach Clean This Sunday

December 19, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

WANT to do a good deed before Christmas? Well Rachel Boyle of An Taisce is dreaming of a ‘Green’ Christmas and is hoping as many volunteers as possible turn up to give Banna Beach a clean this Sunday. Volunteers for the big beach clean-up will meet at 12 noon at the main car-park. […]

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Cast members of 'Seussial The Musical' from Bryan Carr School Of Performing Arts launching the musical which takes place in Siamsa Tire this weekend.

Six Things To Do In Town This Weekend

December 19, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

JUST six sleeps til Santa! To while away the time this weekend you can do one (or all) of the below… FRIDAY 1. Kids To Have An Abbey Christmas! It’s party time for kids in The Abbey Inn as they are hosting a Fancy Dress event in the bar from 4.30-6.30pm. It’s something Danny Leane puts […]

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Tralee Credit Union

Tralee And Killorglin Credit Unions Combine After Application To High Court By Central Bank

December 19, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE and Killorglin Credit Unions have combined after an application by the Central Bank of Ireland to the High Court yesterday. The high approved the transfer of Killorglin Credit Union (KCU) to Tralee Credit Union (TCU) which now makes TCU the largest community based credit union in Munster with total assets […]

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Flemby National School Provides Christmas Cheer In Ballyseedy

Flemby National School Provides Christmas Cheer In Ballyseedy

December 18, 2014 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE people had their lunch in Ballyseedy Garden Centre n Thursday, they were also treated to some festive singing by the pupils of the small Flemby National School. “We do carol singing every second year and the Ballyseedy Garden Centre are always very good to us and invite us over,” said […]

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Hollywood Star In North Kerry To Trace His Roots For TV Show

Hollywood Star In North Kerry To Trace His Roots For TV Show

December 18, 2014 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

FIRST Ant and Dec and now the star of hit comedy show ‘Will And Grace’. Kerry seems to be celebrity central these days. It emerged yesterday that famed ITV light entertainment duo will be attending the wedding of their friend, ex-Eastenders actor Sean Maguire, in Sneem over Christmas. Now we hear […]

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Mario To Impersonate Donaghy? What D’ya Think Of That Kieran?

Mario To Impersonate Donaghy? What D’ya Think Of That Kieran?

December 18, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT appears Mario Rosenstock must have some fixation with Kerry people judging by the latest promos for his upcoming RTE special. In the previews we see the well-known comic doing impressions of Kerry hotelier Francis Brennan of ‘At Your Service’ fame and he also has Dáithí Ó Sé on the show with him. Now it […]

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Performing in the CBS Primary School Christmas Concert were, from left: Veronica Paperocka, Abegalle Adetunji, Lauren Brosnan, Emily Rose McSweeney and Kaylee Oristejolomi. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Festive Fun At CBS Primary Christmas Concert

December 18, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE corridors and classes of  Scoil Mhuire na mBráithre, CBS Primary School, were buzzing with activity as pupils prepared for the last performance of their annual Christmas concert on Wednesday. “Everyone has worked very hard on it, they have researched dances and put it together,” said CBS Primary School Deputy Principal, Pat […]

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Stacks Club Are Kerry Champions In Latest Funding From Munster Council

Stacks Club Are Kerry Champions In Latest Funding From Munster Council

December 18, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks are not only top dogs in Kerry on the field, but they are also the club that got the most funds from the Munster GAA Council in their 2014 Development Grant Scheme. The Munster GAA Council has announced details of the 2014 Scheme, funding club and school capital development […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: The Best Facial I Ever Had Was…

December 18, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE best facial I have ever had was in the ‘Beauty by the Beach’ salon in Ballybunion. It is called the Caci ultimate facial. This was originally developed for treating facial palsy using micro current and this is widely used in physiotherapy for pain control and in hospitals for wound […]

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