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Five Reasons You’re Better Off Without Garth

Five Reasons You’re Better Off Without Garth

July 15, 2014 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE bad news for Garth Brooks fans came through last night that the concerts in Croke Park are definitely not going ahead. Boo, and furthermore, hoo, I hear you all cry. But come on, it’s not the end of the world. Dermot Crean gives five good reasons why you’re better off […]

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New-Look Lidl Due To Re-Open By Mid-August

New-Look Lidl Due To Re-Open By Mid-August

July 15, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers MANY of you may have noticed the extensive work being undertaken at the Lidl supermarket over on the Castlemaine Road. The store closed its doors in late June and is undergoing a huge renovation job. It’s all in line with company policy where when one of […]

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Chamber Alliance Praises Deputy Deenihan As He Departs Cabinet

Chamber Alliance Praises Deputy Deenihan As He Departs Cabinet

July 15, 2014 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Chamber Alliance has expressed disappointment at Jimmy Deenihan losing his seat at the cabinet table last Friday. “Tralee Chamber Alliance is disappointed that Jimmy Deenihan has lost his seat at the Cabinet Table,” read a statement from the Alliance. “However, we look forward to working with him in […]

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Joan O'Regan, Mary O'Shea, Mary Walsh, Patricia Crowley and Ciara Fields of the Castlemorris residents out cleaning up and tending to the flowers in the area on Monday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Castlemorris and Ballymullen Residents Taking Pride In Their Area

July 15, 2014 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AS the Entente Florale judging comes ever closer, people are making a special effort to have the town looking its best. July 31 is when Tralee will be scrutinised as part of the international Tidy Towns Competition that aims to promote a greener and more […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Looking Forward To The Championship

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Looking Forward To The Championship

July 15, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the ad above for more Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, takes a look at the Supervalu Kerry County Senior Hurling Championship ties coming up this weekend… THE Kerry Senior Hurling Championship begins this weekend, when Ballyheigue take on Lixnaw at 7pm on Friday in Austin Stack Park. Lixnaw, […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: The Truth About Serums

July 15, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IN my opinion, serum is the most important part of your skincare because it penetrates the dermis deeper than another part of your skincare and it will make all your other skincare more effective. If you are contemplating adding a serum to your skincare […]

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Park FC Kicks Off Its Summer Camp For Kids

Park FC Kicks Off Its Summer Camp For Kids

July 14, 2014 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more LAST night the eyes of the world were fixed on Rio when Mario Gotze, a player who has graced a Kerry pitch back in 2008, bagged the winner in the World Cup final for Germany. On Monday morning though,  St Brendan’s Park FC got their annual […]

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€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

July 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more CALLING all musicians! A prize pot in excess of €5000 is up for grabs in the  ACCESS competition which will take place during this year’s Rose of Tralee festival. The competition is open to all solo artists, duos, groups or bands who can submit an […]

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At the 'Giving Something Back' fundraiser for the Kerry Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre on Saturday night in the Meadowlands Hotel were, from left: Eileen O'Shea, Laura McCarthy (Organiser), Vera O'Leary (Kerry Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse), Mark Lynchahan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Fundraiser For Centre At The Meadowlands

July 14, 2014 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more ABOUT 100 or so people attended a fundraising event for Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre in The Meadowlands Hotel last Saturday night. The event called ‘Giving Something Back’ was organised by Laura McCarthy of Manor, during the night she gave a speech about the importance of […]

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Wow! Mike Gets World Cup Winner Ozil To Sign His Na Gaeil Shirt

Wow! Mike Gets World Cup Winner Ozil To Sign His Na Gaeil Shirt

July 14, 2014 at 10:49 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more SO Mike Griffin had a good time in Rio last night. The Na Gaeil man had a ticket for the World Cup final and saw Mario Götze – who played in Listowel in an U16 international for Germany against Ireland back in April 2008 […]

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Party Time At Manor Businesses

Party Time At Manor Businesses

July 14, 2014 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IF you were in the Manor West area on Saturday you may have noticed a few bouncy castles and music in the area. It was all part of the celebrations to mark the first anniversary of Suits Select at their Manor premises, while The Streat cafe […]

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Sport: St Brendan’s Exit County Championship

Sport: St Brendan’s Exit County Championship

July 13, 2014 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more St Brendan’s 0-9 Dingle 2-9 St Brendan’s were knocked out of the Super Valu Senior Football County Championship last night. Two goals, one coming right at the finish of the first and the other at the beginning of the second halves were the difference […]

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Austin Stacks Shane Carroll comes under the close scrutiny of Rathmore Aidan O'Mahony. Photo by Oscar Brophy.

Sport: Stacks Advance After Victory Over Rathmore

July 13, 2014 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition Austin Stacks 0-17 Rathmore 2-5 IN what was a dull affair, Austin Stacks made the most of some sloppy defending by Rathmore to book their place in this year’s SuperValu Kerry Senior County Championship quarter-final. Rathmore were missing some key players […]

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Roger Harty: Acceptance Is The Key To Happiness

Roger Harty: Acceptance Is The Key To Happiness

July 13, 2014 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers I WISH to continue writing about acceptance (previous article here) as it absolutely essential to realising true peace and happiness. Notice that I used the word ‘realising’ instead of ‘achieving’ peace and happiness. The reason for this is that one cannot achieve true […]

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Jill Hannon, birthday boy Oliver Hurley and Michelle Kerins at Oliver Hurley's 50th birthday celebrations at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Guests Shout ‘Hurrah For Ollywood!’ At Oliver’s Bash

July 13, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE glamour and glitz of a Hollywood awards ceremony came to the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night as Oliver Hurley threw a 50th birthday party to end all others. The renowned musical director and Rose of Tralee Festival General Manager, invited 230 guests to […]

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World Cup Betting Tips: It’s Gotta Be The Germans

World Cup Betting Tips: It’s Gotta Be The Germans

July 13, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more SO how was it for you? Did the earth move when Suarez auditioned for ‘The Walking Dead’ on Chiellini? Did the Germans rock your world when they arrived at Brazil’s house party only to pee on the rug and set fire to the curtains? Or did Robben’s diving antics […]

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World Cup Betting Tips: Goals Galore In A Pointless Match

World Cup Betting Tips: Goals Galore In A Pointless Match

July 12, 2014 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TODAY we have what is pretty much an embarrassment of a match; no one likes coming second in football never mind third, but FIFA must squeeze every last coin out of the World Cup so here we are. Brazil v Netherlands It’s probably not too hyperbolic […]

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Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

July 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above to enlarge Chez Christophe, Courthouse Lane I HAD been to Chez Christophe before and,  despite only staying for a very fine coffee, I promised to return. That was over a year ago. It was quiet then as it was only open a few weeks so that was to be expected, […]

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At the Whipps Cross Nurses reunion in the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night were, seated from left; Liz McTiernan,Aileen Shanahan, Mary Jeffers, Eileen Curtin, Anne Clancy and Mary McLoughlin. Back from left; Christine Holman, Carmel O'Flaherty, Claire Felle, Debbie Colley, Noreen Leahy, Michelle Vale, Sylvia fallon, Maria Hickey and Margaret Cotter. Photo by Dermot Crean

Whipps Cross Girls Reunite In Tralee After 42 Years

July 12, 2014 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE Meadowlands Hotel reverberated with laughter on Friday night when 19 ladies who trained as nurses in a London hospital reunited after 42 years. “In 1972 there was about 70 people who started training to be nurses in Whipps Cross Hospital […]

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At the Fuchsia evening in O'Neill's Pharamacy, Abbeycourt, were celebrity make-up artist Juliette Morrow, Linda Fitzgerald, Anne O'Neill and Jennifer O'Mahoney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ladies Get Expert Make-Up Advice At O’Neill’s Pharmacy

July 12, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more LADIES got the celebrity make-up treatment on Friday evening when O’Neill’s Pharmacy in Abbey Court, hosted a Fuchsia promotion at the store. Fuschia make-up expert Juliette Morrow, who has appeared giving make-up advice on TV3’s ‘Expose’, gave one-on-one treatments and dispensed beauty and […]

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At the Morning Star Performance Troupe for Youth, show in Siamsa Tire were, back from left: Shannon Hennessy, Isabella Flamini, Ursula Earley, Kelly Pierce, Danielle Pierce, Kaley Moriarty, Michaela McCarthy, Front: Evan Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Tralee Teens Watch US Troupe Belt Out Broadway Classics

July 12, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to for more THERE was a good crowd of youngsters at Siamsa Tire on Friday afternoon to watch American teenagers perform well known songs from Broadway musicals. The internationally-recognized, Morningstar Performance Troupe for Youth are on a goodwill concert tour throughout Ireland and stopped off in Tralee […]

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At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

July 12, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more 22 Jump Street By John Lyons PREVIOUSLY on ‘21 Jump Street’… Jonah Hill & Co. took an old tv series – which had, frankly, a quite silly premise to begin with – and adapted it into one of the best buddy cop comedies that we’ve seen […]

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The Dulwich Harps GAA team who are taking part in the Comortas Peile  John Egan tournament at Caherslee on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

South London Boys Bring GAA Skills To Tralee

July 11, 2014 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S an unusual sight. A Gaelic Football team made up of mostly black players from London, with no connection to Ireland, beating Kerry teams in our national game. London side Dulwich Harps are in Tralee playing a blitz in honour of the late, great John Egan. The tournament called Comórtas Peile John Egan is […]

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Gary Keane

Gary Makes It To The Electric Picnic Thanks To You!

July 11, 2014 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad for more A TRALEE man has won the chance to play this year’s Electric Picnic and it’s all thanks to you. Gary Keane, aka, Like A Fire, entered the 2FM ‘Play the Picnic’ competition with hundreds of other artists to try to earn a place on […]

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Bad News For Jimmy Deenihan As He Loses Senior Cabinet Post

Bad News For Jimmy Deenihan As He Loses Senior Cabinet Post

July 11, 2014 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was bad news for North Kerry/ West Limerick Deputy Jimmy Deenihan this afternoon, when it was announced that  has lost his position as Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in the cabinet reshuffle. Instead he has been moved to Minister for State at the Department of the Taoiseach and Gaeltacht […]

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Photos: Blending The Old With The New On The Streets Of Tralee

Photos: Blending The Old With The New On The Streets Of Tralee

July 11, 2014 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad for more HOW times have changed. We came across some photos of Tralee streets from the early to mid-20th century on the web. We then got Ryan Higgins to recreate the same angles today to contrast the times. Ryan then blended the old photos with the new. Check […]

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Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

July 11, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE Sisters of Mercy Solidarity Trust will fund a Support Group for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse being run by the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. “The Sisters of Mercy have been fantastic as trying to get funding is always a challenge,” […]

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Sport: Youthful Dingle To Halt St Brendan’s

Sport: Youthful Dingle To Halt St Brendan’s

July 11, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more ST BRENDAN’S take on Dingle in the first game of the Super Valu Kerry Senior Football Championship 3rd round double header at Austin Stack Park this Saturday evening, throw-in 6pm. The Saints defied all the odds in their last match in the county championship when […]

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Special guest Mark Rogers (third from left) with Anthony O'Sullivan, Alison Mallard, Aisling O'Riordan of CH Chemists at the CH Chemists Benefits Summer Party on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Chemists Summer Party Entices Friends With ‘Benefits’

July 11, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad to enlarge LADIES got a masterclass in make-up tips on Thursday evening at the Benefits Summer Party in CH Chemists, The Mall Over 100 ladies were treated to refreshments and greeted on arrival by the star of the show, Benefits leading make-up artist in Ireland, Mark Rogers. […]

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Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

July 10, 2014 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers A FORMER Rose of Tralee is to star with Kylie Minogue and Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, in a Hollywood blockbuster action movie. Tara Talbot, who won the Rose title in 2011, has landed a role a new action film called ‘San Andreas’ […]

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