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Former CBS Student’s Company Up For BAFTA Awards

Former CBS Student’s Company Up For BAFTA Awards

October 29, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

AN ABBEYDORNEY native is hoping his company can add another BAFTA to its awards cabinet next month. ‘Roy’, created by Jam Media which is headed by a former CBS The Green student, John Rice, is up for two Children’s BAFTA awards in the drama and writers categories on November 23. The show previously won the […]

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The Fanzini Brothers, Con Horgan, with kids promoting the National Circus Festival of Ireland.

The Circus Festival Is Coming To Town Next Month

October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

  FROM its humble beginnings as a juggling convention 12 years ago, The National Circus festival is now Ireland’s largest annual circus festival and takes place in Tralee from November 13 – 16. Details of this year’s line-up have just been announced and families from all over the country will […]

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Zoe’s World: The Real ‘F Word’

Zoe’s World: The Real ‘F Word’

October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am 1 comment

YEARS ago, when referring to a women’s body shape, people never really knew what to say when a woman wasn’t stick-thin. Unfortunately, this led to people being called Fat when they didn’t have the same figure as Kate Moss. Which was totally, 100% wrong. Women are all different shapes and […]

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Tralee Imperials Welcome New Sponsors Garvey’s As Three Teams Bid For Glory

Tralee Imperials Welcome New Sponsors Garvey’s As Three Teams Bid For Glory

October 29, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Imperials will have three separate teams competing in the National Cup campaign this season. It is the first time in the history of Tralee basketball that a club has had both male and female teams competing at National Cup Level. On Friday night last, in the Mercy Mounthawk school […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: No Maybes, It’s Definitely Maybelline For Me!

October 29, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

I REALLY like Maybelline New York.  I feel it is a very price friendly range so it’s really easy and cost effective to try out new colours and trends. When thinking about this topic I realised that some of my favourite products of all time are by Maybelline. Here’s a little history of Maybelline (source […]

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

David Moran Is The Only Kerryman To Face Aussies Next Month

October 29, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man, David Moran, is the only Kerry player to feature in the 25-strong panel for the International Rules clash against Australia next month. Irish International Rules manager Paul Earley named his  panel yesterday for the clash against Australia in Perth on November 22. Mayo lead the way with four home-based player, […]

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How Austin Stacks v Mid Kerry Went Down On Twitter

How Austin Stacks v Mid Kerry Went Down On Twitter

October 28, 2014 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor trawls through Twitter and finds out what people were saying and what photos they were posting on Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC Final day… There were signs early on that we were in for a good day when Dermot Mahony spotted this rainbow over Austin Stack Park. Rainbow in Tralee for […]

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Five Things Stacks’ Fans Will Ponder From Sunday’s County Final

Five Things Stacks’ Fans Will Ponder From Sunday’s County Final

October 28, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the main features of Sunday’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC final at Austin Stack Park from a Rockie point of view… 1. Austin Stacks’ Point-Scoring  Some of the scores by Stacks were of an extremely high calibre and that’s not even taking the weather into account. The […]

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Barry John And Co. Bring Sam To Kerry London Association Dinner

Barry John And Co. Bring Sam To Kerry London Association Dinner

October 28, 2014 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY stars Barry John Keane, Kieran O’Leary and Kerry minor manager Jack O’Connor were among the guests at the Kerry Association London Dinner Dance where the Sam Maguire and Tom Markham Cups took pride of place on Friday night. The Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood was also the scene of the auction of Aidan […]

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Orlagh Winters: You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

Orlagh Winters: You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

October 28, 2014 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S Tuesday morning and I am back in Tralee after a long weekend in Italy and I am very glad to be home. Firstly, because no matter where I am in the world, there is nothing that beats waking up in your own bed. Secondly, I am delighted that I […]

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In the Austin Stacks clubhouse before the County Final were, from left: Timmy O'Brien, Phillip Moriarty, Jonathan Lynch, Phillip Brosnan and Gary Lynch. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Rockie Faithful Gather At Connolly Park Before The Big Game

October 28, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the most fanatical Rockies congregated in the Austin Stacks clubhouse ahead of the County Final On Sunday and TraleeToday.ie captured some of the colour. Fans began to gather early and by 12.30pm the clubhouse was packed with fans anticipating the big match. The thrilling encounter finished in a draw, 1-13 […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw’s Historic Win Over Cork Side

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw’s Historic Win Over Cork Side

October 28, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, reports on an incredible day for Lixnaw hurling. WITH all eyes on Austin Stacks Park on Sunday, Lixnaw travelled to Mallow to play the Cork Intermediate hurling champions Ballyhea in the Munster quarter final. Lixnaw won on a scoreline of 3-11 to 1-14. It […]

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VIDEO: Goals And Action From The County Final

VIDEO: Goals And Action From The County Final

October 27, 2014 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS and Mid-Kerry played out a draw in Tralee yesterday, taking the county championship into November when the replay takes place next Sunday. Killarney photographer, Don MacMonagle, captured the atmosphere in a video he posted to YouTube after the game. Watch goals from Kieran Donaghy and Donnchadh Walsh and […]

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PHOTOS: Halloween Hooley For Blennerville School Pupils

PHOTOS: Halloween Hooley For Blennerville School Pupils

October 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was frightening shenanigans in the Scout Hall on Matt Talbot Road on Friday as the pupils of Blennerville NS enjoyed their annual Christmas party. “It’s something we do every year in the school. It’s a bit of treat for them really,” said Raphael Crowley of the Parents Council. “We […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s Man Joe Heads West For Stag Night

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Man Joe Heads West For Stag Night

October 27, 2014 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

  A HORDE of Naries went west on Saturday for the stag party of Joe Griffin. The Kerries native and die-hard Kerins O’Rahilly’s man, set off with his brothers Mike and Kieran, buddies from the Strand Road Club and his dad, 85-year-old Pat, for a night in the wild west. “It’ll be a bit […]

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Roger Harty: The Paradox Of Exercise

Roger Harty: The Paradox Of Exercise

October 27, 2014 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

  A PARADOX is what is known as ‘an apparent contradiction’. For example a well-known paradox is that famous statement by Oscar Wilde when he wrote “I can resist anything but temptation”. I have written many times in this column of how the ‘thinking mind’ doesn’t serve us well and […]

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Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

October 26, 2014 at 9:22 pm 1 comment

THE Rock was well and truly out in force today when they took to the streets of the town ahead of today’s County Final against Mid Kerry. Out on the pitch the game ended in a draw, but on the terraces there was no doubt who was victorious. The scenes […]

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County Final: A Draw! Austin Stacks And Mid Kerry Will Go Again Next Week

County Final: A Draw! Austin Stacks And Mid Kerry Will Go Again Next Week

October 26, 2014 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 1-13 Mid Kerry 2-10 BOTH sides will feel they left this game after them in what was a thrilling, Garvey’s Super Valu Senior Football Championship Final, in Austin Stack Park. Next Sunday is the date for the replay, but the venue is as yet to be decided. It […]

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Laura Mullane, Limerick, Shauna Kelly, Ballymac and  Christine Collins, Gneeveguilla, who all qualified in Early Childcare and Education at the IT Tralee graduation ceremony on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Last Of Our Images From The IT Tralee Graduation

October 26, 2014 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE hard work paid off for hundreds of students of IT Tralee on Friday as they were conferred with academic honours. TraleeToday.ie was at the Brandon Conference Centre to photograph some of the 900 students celebrating on the day. If you missed out previous coverage click here and here. Scroll […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Protest Through Town Against Water Charges

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Protest Through Town Against Water Charges

October 26, 2014 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

A CROWD of around 400 people took part in a march through Tralee on Saturday, to protest against water charges. The protest was organised by a combination of parties and organisations including Mandate, Unite, Sinn Fein, Right2Water, Independent TDs and councillors. “We all came together in this campaign; people from […]

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Out To Lunch: Chopin’s Strikes The Right Note

Out To Lunch: Chopin’s Strikes The Right Note

October 26, 2014 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

Chopin’s Cafe And Restaurant Ashe Street I’VE already extolled the attractions of an Ashe Street establishment some months ago with a review of Mozarts. Of course it’s not the only cafe which takes its name from a classical composer. O the same side of the street but just on the […]

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O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

October 25, 2014 at 9:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on Munster’s victory on Friday night… AFTER a very tense first half, full tactical box kicking and handling errors, Munster finally overcame the challenge presented by the star studded Saracens. This game was won by the forwards, especially the back row of O’Donnell, CJ Stander […]

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VIDEO: Scoil Eoin Children Brave The ‘Haunted Hall’

VIDEO: Scoil Eoin Children Brave The ‘Haunted Hall’

October 25, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Haunted Hall’  is entering its final week and from today (Saturday), the public can experience the thrills schoolchildren have been experiencing for the past two weeks. The new seasonal attraction, which sees the cavernous Geraldine Experience in the Kerry County Museum transformed into a hall of horrors, has just […]

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County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

October 25, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THEY come in their hundreds. They’re noisy and colourful. They are The Rockies fan club. We caught up with one of the Austin Stacks fan club’s chief organisers, Kevin O’Carroll, to get a sense of the mood ahead of the hotly anticipated county final this Sunday against Mid Kerry. “There […]

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Shannon O’Sullivan and Chloe O’Halloran, both from Tralee, graduated Health and Leisure. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

PHOTOS: More Images From The ITT Graduation Ceremony

October 25, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

PRINCES Street was a hive of activity on Friday, as hundreds of students went in and out of the Brandon Hotel to receive their qualifications after graduating from IT Tralee. Over 900 students from the School of Health & Social Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Health […]

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The Rock Is Ready: Street Of Champions Decked Out For Sunday

The Rock Is Ready: Street Of Champions Decked Out For Sunday

October 25, 2014 at 9:19 am 1 comment

FROM the Brogue to St Brendan’s Church, Rock Street is decked out in black and amber. While there is bunting aplenty and flags hanging from every pole, businesses on the ‘Street Of Champions’ are also passionate in showing their support. We all know about the Kirby family’s passion for the Rock club, […]

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CBS Primary Wins Cumann Na mBunscoil County Final

CBS Primary Wins Cumann Na mBunscoil County Final

October 25, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

  THE CBS Primary senior football team won the Cumann na mBunscoil Division 2 County Final on Thursday. In breezy conditions, the team, coached by Mr. Smith and Mr. Moynihan, took on The Monastery from Killarney. The game was played in the well kept John Mitchels GAA grounds and it proved […]

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At The Movies: The Scariest Films You’ve (Probably) Never Seen

At The Movies: The Scariest Films You’ve (Probably) Never Seen

October 25, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Halloween is looming so our movie guy, John Lyons, picks the scariest movies which may have passed you by… LAST Summer someone asked me an interesting question: “John, what’s the scariest film that you’ve ever seen?” I cycled through the obvious answers in my head: Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, […]

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VIDEO: Car On Fire Near School Playground On Friday

VIDEO: Car On Fire Near School Playground On Friday

October 24, 2014 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were dramatic scenes when a car caught fire on the road adjacent to the Holy Family School playground on Friday afternoon. Nobody was hurt in the incident which occurred between 2.20pm and 2.35pm. TraleeToday.ie was passing at the time and took the video (below) of the incident. When we arrived, smoke […]

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Anita Sheahan, Boherbue, Elaine Carroll, Sixmilebridge, Clare, Joanne Moynihan, Killarney who all received Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education degress and Carmel Drumm, Boherbue, Bachelor of Arts in Social Care, at the ITT graduation ceremony in The Brandon Hotel on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Momentous Day For Over 900 Graduates From IT Tralee

October 24, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of students and their families converged on The Brandon Hotel on Friday morning for the annual IT Tralee graduation ceremony. Caps and gowns were donned by the students as they are being conferred over three sessions throughout the day in the School of Health & Social Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

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