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REVIEW 2014: The News From September

REVIEW 2014: The News From September

December 30, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s the news we brought you from September… • September began with the disappointing news that a volunteer with the Tralee Red Cross had €3,000 worth of his belongings stolen from his van while doing work for the Red Cross. The theft took place from […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From August

REVIEW 2014: The News From August

December 29, 2014 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s the news we brought you from August… • We reported that the Entente Florale judges were very impressed with the town when they visited. “It was a great success. It’s very hard to judge because we had 12 different adjudicators from 11 different countries, but […]

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REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

December 29, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

We look back on 10 sporting stories we covered around Tralee over the past eight months, that were significant in different ways (part 2 tomorrow)…   Ultan Dillane Makes Senior Debut For Connaught Former Tralee RFC  youth player, Ultan Dillane, was selected in the Connacht squad which faced Leinster in their Pro12 clash in the […]

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REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part One)

REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part One)

December 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of TraleeToday.ie’s most popular features has been our weekly ‘#Tralee On Social Media This Week’ round up of photos. The quality of the snaps has blown us away over the last number of months so we decided to compile the best ones we’ve featured in two separate posts (part 2 tomorrow). The photos below were taken in […]

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Sean Taaffe: To Cut Or Not To Cut

Sean Taaffe: To Cut Or Not To Cut

December 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm 1 comment

See above ad for special offer Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I’ve long hair and have had it really long for years. I’m not very tall and someone has said it’ll suit me better shorter. […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From July

REVIEW 2014: The News From July

December 29, 2014 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s some of the news we brought you back in July… • On July 1, we told you about the first All-Ireland title won by the John Mitchels GAA Club with their Under 14 side victorious at the Féile competition in Galway. The Under 14 side won […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Telling The Big GAA Stories Of The Year Through Pictures

December 28, 2014 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been taking photos at the big GAA games since TraleeToday.ie went live in April. Here we look back at some of the images we took, which tell the big stories of the year… Continued below… • It’s amazing to think now that back in May, while Austin Stacks were taking […]

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PHOTOS: The 12 Cribs Of Christmas

PHOTOS: The 12 Cribs Of Christmas

December 28, 2014 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE many young people went off doing the ’12 Pubs Of Christmas’, there’s an altogether different (and far more healthy) alternative. Adrienne McLoughlin, a regular photography contributor to TraleeToday.ie, went around town on St Stephen’s Day taking snaps of Christmas cribs, 12 to be precise. Continued below… “They are all […]

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REVIEW 2014: Our Movie Guy Picks His Films Of The Year

REVIEW 2014: Our Movie Guy Picks His Films Of The Year

December 28, 2014 at 1:33 pm 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s movie reviewer, John Lyons, looks back on the year in film… Seeing as this is the last article of the 2014, it’s only fitting to do a top ten list. It’s been a pleasure writing these reviews for the website throughout the year, I look forward to it every […]

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Roger Harty: Mindfulness In Everyday Life

Roger Harty: Mindfulness In Everyday Life

December 28, 2014 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

When you ask the question ‘what are we?’ an obvious answer is ‘Human Beings’. To an alien coming from outer space that would sound very strange as he would observe that we spend the majority of our waking time ‘Doing’. Perhaps we should be called ‘Human Do’ers’ instead – at […]

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Ogie Moran makes a dash for the warm waters of the Atlantic. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Race For The Water In Fenit

December 27, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a glorious morning for a dip on Christmas Day as an estimated 600 swimmers ran for the sea in Fenit. They began arriving well before the noon start time, (un)dressed to impress in all sorts of Christmas outfits with the Santa hat an ubiquitous accessory. Members of Fenit RNLI […]

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False Alarm As Rescue Helicopter Called To Canal Area

False Alarm As Rescue Helicopter Called To Canal Area

December 27, 2014 at 1:26 pm 1 comment

MANY residents on the west side of town may have seen a rescue service helicopter hovering over the canal area on St Stephen’s night at around 10pm. Apparently a member of the public reported that a woman had fallen into the canal while out  jogging and as a result the helicopter and […]

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Running participants take off at the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk from Kirby's Brogue Inn last St Stephens Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Blowing Off The Cobwebs At Bill Kirby Memorial Walk

December 27, 2014 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a pretty miserable morning but the mood of the people who gathered outside the Brogue on Friday  did not mirror the weather. Everyone in the crowd of a few hundred people was in high spirits at the Rock Street venue before the start of the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk. […]

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Happy Christmas To All Our Readers

Happy Christmas To All Our Readers

December 23, 2014 at 10:53 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’RE taking a bit of a break for the next few days here at TraleeToday.ie, but we’ll be back on Saturday, December 27 with coverage of the Christmas swim in Fenit, the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk and more of our ‘Review of 2014’. I’d like to wish all our readers, […]

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Tadhg Ó Loingsigh, Laura O'Driscoll, Jack Moriarty and Anna Ní Loingsigh at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students' Debs Ball on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students’ Debs

December 23, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

See great offer above THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel was buzzing on Monday night as students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí held their Debs Ball. The teenagers looked glamorous as they posed for photos before the event kicked off, with 75 students attending the meal, while another 100 tickets were sold for the ‘afters’. […]

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Orlagh Winters: The Best And Worst Of 2014

Orlagh Winters: The Best And Worst Of 2014

December 23, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

SO what were your favourite and least favourite moments of 2014? Who got it right and who got it wrong? For me Kate Middleton did not put a foot wrong this year.  She wowed the world in her floor length gowns and remained true to British designers. Her obvious favourite […]

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Micheal Griffin, from Oakpark was having the time of his life in Rio at the World Cup.

REVIEW 2014: The News From June

December 23, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

IN June the sun was out and people were tuning into watch the World Cup. Here are some of the stories we covered over the course of the month… • Over 300 cyclists set off on the Kingdom Sportive Alliance Tour of Kerry. They came from all over Kerry and […]

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22 Bags Of Rubbish Collected In One Hour At Beach Clean-Up

22 Bags Of Rubbish Collected In One Hour At Beach Clean-Up

December 23, 2014 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

  IT was pretty windy but that didn’t stop 24 volunteers havng fun on Sunday at the Banna Beach clean-up on Sunday. The volunteers gave one hour of their time to clean up where in just one hour,22 bags of litter were collected along with two duvets, two jerry cans, three fishing […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s A Magical Time Of The Year In Tralee

Zoe’s World: It’s A Magical Time Of The Year In Tralee

December 23, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARE yourselves people, because I am about to do the totally cliché thing where I wish you a Merry Christmas. But before I get too mushy on you all, I just wanted to share the magic that I have been experiencing in Tralee. If you haven’t been listening to Christmas songs […]

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Sean Taaffe: Thinking Of A Change In Hairstyle?

Sean Taaffe: Thinking Of A Change In Hairstyle?

December 23, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

  Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I’ve had the same hairstyle for as long as I can remember and am thinking of a change. Help? Sean Says: Any change of style needs an investment of […]

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Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

December 23, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost turkey time, but for anyone who wants to escape the house between now and Saturday, let’s see what you can get up to… 1. Take in the atmosphere There’s nothing like going to town on Christmas Eve and meeting up with friends and family. The atmosphere is special everywhere, especially […]

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Der O’Sullivan Buys Benners Hotel

Der O’Sullivan Buys Benners Hotel

December 23, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

  THE old Benners Hotel on Castle Street has been purchased by Der O’Sullivan of The Mall it was announced today. “Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean are pleased to announce the sale of Benners Hotel in Tralee,” reads a statement from the auctioneers in Denny Street. “The property has been purchased […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Fake €20 Notes In Circulation

Gardaí Warn Of Fake €20 Notes In Circulation

December 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAí in Tralee are warning the public and businesses of fake €20 notes in circulation. They have received reports of a number of false notes in circulation, particularly  in the Tralee and Dingle area. They are asking people to be mindful when they are out shopping or receiving money. […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From May

REVIEW 2014: The News From May

December 22, 2014 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

  We started TraleeToday.ie in late April, so we’re going to begin our review of the news we brought you throughout the last eight months with May… • THE Tralee Central Hotel in Maine Street came on the market with a guide price of €1m. The hotel, formerly known as the Abbey Gate, […]

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Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

December 22, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been brightening up the lives of Tralee people for 35 years now, but come January 17, Forget-Me-Not Florists will wilt. Tony and Mary Ennis will retire on that Saturday having operated their flower shop in Tralee for the past 35 years. Originally from Dublin, they moved to Tralee in […]

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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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