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Final Countdown: Barry John Keane – The Man To Make An Impact

Final Countdown: Barry John Keane – The Man To Make An Impact

September 16, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  Player Profile – By Gavin O’Connor BARRY John Keane’s ability to make an instant impact on games when introduced is quickly earning him a ‘super-sub’ reputation. It’s one he wouldn’t welcome because, like every member of the panel, they want to be in the action right from the start. It may come […]

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Orlagh Winters: Growing Older With Grace And Style

Orlagh Winters: Growing Older With Grace And Style

September 16, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

OK so where is the fine line in dressing for your age? “Mutton dressed as lamb” is the phrase that every woman over a certain age dreads so here is how to avoid it. In your twenties, you can basically afford to experiment with all styles and can also afford […]

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At the launch of the Tralee Tennis Club 'BMW Club Championships' were from left: Roberta Kneeshaw (Chairperson), John Finnegan (Treasurer), Gordan Lunn (Aherns Garage), Rosemary Broderick (P.R.O), Clíodhna Routledge and Nuala Finnegan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Tennis Club To Hold Five Day ‘BMW Championship’

September 16, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tennis Club will host a tournament that will run over five days next week from Tuesday to Saturday. “This year the championships are going to be bigger and better, it’s going to be an extremely exciting week of tennis,” said Rosemary Broderick PRO of Tralee Tennis Club. The five day tournament, called […]

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VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

September 16, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club launched their annual ball in a most unusual fashion on Saturday – by taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. Five members of the club got a soaking at this year’s venue for Rotary Club of Tralee Gala Ball, the Ballyseede Castle Hotel. The ball  takes place on Friday, […]

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Riealeen Dineen, one of the modals at the launch of the 'MS Society Fashion Show' to be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Night Of ‘Music, Fashion And Fun’ For A Great Cause

September 16, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT of ‘Music, Fashion & Fun’ is promised at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel next month in aid of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry Branch). Organised by Eileen Whelan, manager of Carraig Donn, Tralee, and Audrey Moran, PRO of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry), the fashion show on Saturday, October 18 hopes to raise much […]

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Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

September 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Chartered Physiotherapist, Derek Griffin, on how to prevent running injuries Running continues to grow in popularity with recent studies showing that as little as five to ten minutes of running per day results in significant health benefits. However, approximately 27% of novice runners will report an injury within the first […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Secure Final Date With Kilmoyley

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Secure Final Date With Kilmoyley

September 15, 2014 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, was at the Kerry SHC semi-final replay on Saturday between Lixnaw and St Brendan’s… Lixnaw 0-14 St Brendans 0-13 Only one point separated Lixnaw and St Brendan’s in the replay of Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry County Senior Hurling Championship semi-final played in Austin Stacks Park on Saturday […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

September 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE another Kerry song everyone! This time it comes from ‘The Kingdom Krew’ who have recorded an eight-track CD, ‘Sam’s Comin Home’, with all funds raised going to the Recovery Haven cancer support centre in town. “I’m a neighbour of Dermot Crowley who is heavily involved with the centre,” said […]

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Liam O'Sullivan with two young participants in the sumo wrestling at the St Pat's GAA Club Family Fun Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Sun Shines For St Pat’s Family Fun Day

September 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great sense of a community coming together in the name of fun on Sunday, as St Pat’s GAA club hosted their annual family day. Hundreds turned up in the autumn sunshine for an afternoon of music, puppet shows and games, with plenty food and refreshments laid on […]

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Carol and Keith McGlynn, Tralee, at the Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Beauty Of Our County On Display At Exhibition

September 15, 2014 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

PHOTOGRAPHERS from all over the county gathered at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday to show some of their spectacular work. The ‘Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition’ showcased the stunning scenery the county has to offer and the event was a great success. “It’s gone great,” said one of the organisers, Keith McGlynn from […]

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Photos: Fashion And Fun At Expose In Mounthawk

Photos: Fashion And Fun At Expose In Mounthawk

September 15, 2014 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES enjoyed an evening of fashion and fun in Expose Hair Studio in Mounthawk on Sunday. The event was the autumn/winter launch of their Friendtex range of clothing and customers enjoyed some bubbly and refreshments before seeing the range worn by local models, described by MC for the evening, Orlagh Winters. […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: See A Beautiful Image With ‘Image’

September 15, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

  THIS time of year people think about pigmentation. No matter how hard we try after a good summer we all get a little sun damage. UVA stimulates your pigment cells called Melanocytes to manufacture the pigment called Melanin. This is responsible for your tan and also your unwanted dark […]

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Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

September 15, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean WE’RE less than a week away from throw-in and butterflies have taken up residence in our extended tummies here at TraleeToday.ie. All-Ireland week brings out the madness in all of us so we’ve decided to compile a few indications that final day is nearly here… Continued below… 1. […]

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VIDEO: Watch This Short Video Of Spectacular Scenery In Blennerville And Fenit

VIDEO: Watch This Short Video Of Spectacular Scenery In Blennerville And Fenit

September 14, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

WE thought you’d like to see this great time lapse video of Fenit and Blennerville in the glorious weather we’ve been enjoying. It was uploaded by Spinning Yarns Video Productions on Thursday and features beautiful sunsets, spectacular scenery and, on 0:35, divers from Fenit pier.

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Paul Dolan (center) with his family at his retirement party in the Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Paul Retires…But He’s Not Finished Yet!

September 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Meadowlands Hotel was the venue for the retirement party of Paul Dolan, who spent 36 years as a trainer with FAS. Paul, originally from Dublin, came to Tralee in 1978 to work with FAS on the motor engineering course. In 1987 he started the highly successful video production course which […]

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Presenting a cheque to the William Davis of the AT Society were, Megan O'Sullivan (center) and Erin O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Gallowsfield Family Makes A Difference For Charity

September 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG girl who suffers from a rare condition handed over a cheque for €5,000 to an organisation which has done so much for her over the past number of years. Erin O’Sullivan who is a sufferer of a rare condition called Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) handed over the cheque raised by her father Paul […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

September 14, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

Our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, says salads don’t have to stop once summer is over… “SALADS? They’re rabbit food!” I hear you say! Most people’s idea of a salad is limp lettuce with tasteless tomatoes and a bit of cucumber, but there is so much […]

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Final Countdown: Bons Goes Green And Gold For Jersey Day

Final Countdown: Bons Goes Green And Gold For Jersey Day

September 14, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bon Secours will go green and gold next Friday to show support for the Kerry team, but they’re also hoping to celebrate a victory of their own that day. “We have JCI which is Joint Commission International accreditation going on in the hospital next week, which is the gold […]

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Roger Harty: The Link Between Health And Fear

Roger Harty: The Link Between Health And Fear

September 14, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a saying that goes like this: ‘If you always do what you always did you will always get what you always got’ (Definition of madness: keep on doing the same thing and expecting a different result!). This is what I call a ‘truism’, in other words – our […]

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Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

September 14, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  By Chris Murray AS a self employed individual you are regulated for Income Tax, PRSI and Universal Social Charge which are collected by the Revenue under the Self Assessment Tax System. The obligation is on you to send in tax returns to Revenue and voluntarily pay your tax liability. […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

Final Countdown: Video – Shake On Down To Moyderwell’s Song For Kerry

September 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm 1 comment

WELL done to all at Moyderwell Mercy Primary School in Tralee who made this fantastic video (below) to support Kerry next Sunday. Pupils from Múinteoir Eoin Sayers’ 5th Class adapted the lyrics of Taylor Swift’s – ‘Shake it Off’ to a version that will definitely get the Kingdom moving over the […]

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It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

September 13, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYRICKARD woman has organised a quiz night in her place of work in aid of the Recovery Haven. Claire Maher, manager of the Costa Coffee branch in The Mall, decided to run the event on Wednesday, October 1, for the centre as it is a place close to her […]

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VIDEO: Blennerville NS Staff Latest To Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Blennerville NS Staff Latest To Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

September 13, 2014 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE gorgeous weather we had Friday afternoon was put on ice for the teachers of Blennerville Primary School who were the latest  school to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge. Two lucky children from each class were chosen to dunk icy water over a teacher, while all the other pupils […]

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Are There Any Young Tralee Poets Out There?

Are There Any Young Tralee Poets Out There?

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Library is looking for Kerry students to enter the annual Poetry Aloud Competition. This year marks the eighth annual Poetry Aloud competition organised by the National Library of Ireland and Poetry Ireland, and students from all over Kerry are encouraged to enter. Poetry Aloud, an annual poetry speaking […]

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AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

ON Tuesday we told you about Killarney-based band, The Kingdom, who will release “Come on Kerry Live the Dream” on Monday in support of Kerry’s bid to win back Sam Maguire. Well we’ve got the audio here so have a listen to it and sing along to the lyrics below to get you […]

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Out To Lunch: All’s Rosy In The Garden Centre

Out To Lunch: All’s Rosy In The Garden Centre

September 13, 2014 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

The Cafe @ Ballyseedy Ballyseedy Garden Centre I DECIDED to travel out of town this week for a bite to eat. Not too far out mind you. I’ve been out to Ballyseedy Garden Centre’s Cafe once before and it was only for a coffee, but it really is a nice place to […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Boxtrolls’

At The Omniplex: ‘Boxtrolls’

September 13, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

‘Boxtrolls’ by John Lyons FOR almost a century, the easiest and most common form of animation was hand-drawn 2D animation. The Disney Empire as we know it was built by their successful string of animated films throughout the 20th century. However, the paradigm quickly changed after Pixar released Toy Story […]

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Extra Train Put On For All-Ireland Final Sunday

Extra Train Put On For All-Ireland Final Sunday

September 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Rail has put on an extra train for the 2014 All-Ireland Football Finals between Kerry and Donegal in Croke Park, Dublin on Sunday, September 21. Tickets are available on-line at www.irishrail.ie With both Kerry teams, senior and minor, in the All-Ireland Football Finals this year, trains from Kerry to Dublin went […]

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Over 90% Rise In Patients On KGH Trolleys In August Compared To Same Month Last Year

Over 90% Rise In Patients On KGH Trolleys In August Compared To Same Month Last Year

September 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of people waiting in Kerry General Hospital on trolleys in August increased by over 90% on last year’s figures for the same month. This is according to the Trolley/Ward Watch figures supplied by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation whose General Secretary, Liam Doran, who talked of the […]

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American Woman Killed In Annascaul Crash

American Woman Killed In Annascaul Crash

September 12, 2014 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THE woman killed in yesterday’s road accident near Annascaul has been named as Susan Joan Maher from Minnesota, USA. Gardai in Annascaul are investigating the two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occured at Ballynane, Annascaul, at approximately 6.40pm on Thursday evening. The 59 year old American woman was fatally injured when the […]

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