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VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

September 23, 2014 at 8:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was proud day for the Austin Stacks Club on Sunday when Kieran Donaghy collected his fourth All-Ireland medal and the biggest roar of the night was reserved for the Rockie when he was interviewed on stage last night. After Chairman of Kerry County Council, John Brassil, and Mayor Of […]

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Three townies and one blow-in. David Moran, Barry John Keane and Marc O'Se take in the crowd on Denny St. Marc O'Se who now lives in Tralee later remarked that this year's homecoming was one of the best moments in his career. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Welcome Kerry Heroes Back To Tralee

September 23, 2014 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

AN estimated crowd of about 25,000 lined the streets of Tralee to welcome the victorious Kerry football teams on what was the biggest homecoming since 1997. The Tralee lads, were the cup bearers for much of the journey with David Moran, Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy at the rear […]

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VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

September 23, 2014 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S one of the most hotly debated questions in the GAA world; which is more important to you, club or county? Many people might talk a big game about how the club is the most important thing to them, but before the ball was thrown in on Sunday, Ardfert clubman John […]

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Orlagh Winters: Kerry Ladies Are Champions In Style At The Banquet

Orlagh Winters: Kerry Ladies Are Champions In Style At The Banquet

September 23, 2014 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AS the old saying goes, behind every good man there is a good woman and this has never been more true of the wonderful girls behind the Kerry boys. At the helm is Eamonn Fitzmaurice who is married to the stunningly beautiful Tina. On Sunday night at the post match […]

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Michelle Dunlea, Ann Marie Murphy, Briana Kelly and Siobhan Kiely outside The Gresham before heading for Croke Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: The Kingdom Invades Dublin For The Big Match

September 23, 2014 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

TENS of thousands of Kerry fans watched their team collect their 37th senior All-Ireland on Sunday and what a great time they had in the capital! The city centre was turned into a sea of green and gold and yellow as fans from both sides enjoyed the atmosphere inside and […]

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Andrew O'Connell, TV3's Sinead Kissane and Marguerite Dineen at the after-match function in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Teams Celebrate With Fans In Dublin On Sunday Night

September 23, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE were jubilant scenes in the capital on Sunday night and TraleeToday.ie was there to capture the celebrations at the Ballsbridge Hotel at the after-match function (click here for earlier coverage). The Kerry teams and management took to the stage to thank fans for their support and some joined […]

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Seamus O’Connor, Valentia, David Moran and Mike Keane at the after-match function in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

David Moran: “It’s Mission Accomplished”

September 22, 2014 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who had a very special year in the green and gold (and blue) is David Moran. TraleeToday.ie caught up with him at the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night during the after-match celebrations to get his thoughts on the match. “It still hasn’t sunk in, maybe in the morning […]

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Barry John Keane with Edward Kerrisk and Frankie Sheehy at the after-match function in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Barry John Keane: “It’ll Be Nice Going Down Denny Street On Monday”

September 22, 2014 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S garnered a reputation of late as a sort of a go-to guy when the going gets tough and it all came good for Barry John Keane on Sunday. We talked to the Kerins O’Rahilly’s man on Sunday night in the Ballsbridge Hotel and got his reaction to the game […]

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Julianne Twomey, Kay Dennehy, Aoife Daly and Gary Coffey, at the Kerry after-match function in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Celebrating No.37 At The After-Match Function

September 22, 2014 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER a thousand people thronged the Ballsbridge Hotel last night to help the Kerry team celebrate their 37th All-Ireland last night on what was a fantastic occasion for supporters and the team. The team and management took to the stage to thank the fans for their support throughput the year […]

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Simon Renardson: Songs In The Key Of Life

Simon Renardson: Songs In The Key Of Life

September 22, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

Simon Renardson is a well known gigging bass player in town. Here he picks the music which has soundtracked his life… Burt Ives – Ugly Bug Ball The earliest song I can remember, this was on a Disney cassette that was on constant play any time we went anywhere in […]

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Calendar girls....Brid Coffey, Kathryn Browne, Dervil Fleming and Eilish Coffey  pose in Killarney for the fundraising calendar.

Motorbike Girls Rev Up For Charity Calendar

September 22, 2014 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of Kerry women bikers have become calendar girls to raise money for a voluntary group working to prevent suicide. The calendar, ‘Girls Rev Up For Charity’, features women from Tralee, Listowel, Killarney and Gneeveguilla and the launch night will be held in the Porterhouse Bar and Restaurant in Killareny […]

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Out To Lunch: Fallen For A Fels Sandwich

Out To Lunch: Fallen For A Fels Sandwich

September 22, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Claret’s Bar Fels Point Hotel THE Fels Point Hotel was a different place on a sunny Tuesday afternoon compared to when I was last there four weeks before. That was the night Maria Walsh was selected as Rose of Tralee and the hotel was full of revellers, journalists and friends of the Roses […]

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Zoe’s World: Ladies Day Teen Fashion Special

Zoe’s World: Ladies Day Teen Fashion Special

September 22, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Our teen columnist, Zoë O’Connor, was at Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday and was impressed with what she saw… LADIES day at Listowel Races was a huge success as always, but I decided to turn my focus away from all the beautifully dressed women and instead I focused on teen […]

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Paul Geaney celebrating his goal in the All-Ireland final against Donegal. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Champions Again For The 37th Time…Hallelujah!

September 21, 2014 at 8:06 pm Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t pretty but who cares? Kerry are champions again after five years and the winter will be well and truly shortened with the celebrations that will ensue over the coming weeks. There were some tense moments with just a kick of a ball between the two sides at the end and […]

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The Chef’s Table: Why Do We Overcook Our Food?

The Chef’s Table: Why Do We Overcook Our Food?

September 21, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, says people who overcook their food don’t know what their missing… ONE thing that I have learnt over the years of teaching people to cook at our school is that the majority of home cooks cook their food to […]

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Roger Harty: Stress – What Is It?

Roger Harty: Stress – What Is It?

September 21, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

IF one is to succeed in life, it is important to have the right answers, but in my opinion it is of far more importance to ask the right questions. A great question to ask is –‘what is stress?’ I think it would be fair to say that stress is […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

September 21, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

HERE’S the final instalment of our coverage of the glamour and style on Listowel Races Ladies Day which took place on Friday. Orlagh Winters interviews stylish ladies in the video below, while further down are more great photos from the day. If you missed our previous coverage click here, here […]

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Kerins O'Rahilly's Juveniles wish David Moran, Barry John Keane and Cormac Coffey the best of luck ahead of All Ireland Final day. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Final Countdown: ‘Naríns’ Out In Force To Wish Luck To All-Ireland Heroes

September 21, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a bit more of a pep in the step of Kerins O’Rahilly’s people during the week knowing that on All-Ireland final day the club will have three players involved with Kerry; David Moran and Barry John Keane for the seniors and Cormac Coffey for the minors. The excitement […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Glam Ladies At The Listowel Races

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Glam Ladies At The Listowel Races

September 20, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE got more stylish glamour from the Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday. (If you missed our previous coverage click here and here) In the video, our fashion columnist, Orlagh Winters, talks fashion with elegant women enjoying the day, while below are even more great photos from the ‘Island’. More great photos […]

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Barry O'Shea

Final Countdown: Barry O’Shea – Kerry To Win But Expect A Few Surprises

September 20, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our football columnist, Barry O’Shea, tips Kerry to just shade it on Sunday… THE week before the All-Ireland Final is not the easiest thing in the world to deal with. It was the worst part of the whole thing for me. I was always a bit edgy, I didn’t want […]

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Pupils from Listellick National School show off the green and gold for their 'Jersey Day' on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Schools Turn Green And Gold For Jersey Day

September 20, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY Schools all over the town were decked out in green and gold on Friday with schools taking part in their ‘Jersey Day’ in anticipation of Kerry’s All-Ireland appearance this Sunday. Kerry being in the final was made a bit more special this year for Holy Family National School who […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day

September 20, 2014 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE things looked bad for a while weather-wise, the rain stayed away and the crowds thronged Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday. There was an abundance of style on show and TraleeToday.ie was there with our cameras to capture the glamour (click here for our previous story on the winner and pics). Scroll […]

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Final Countdown: Minors To Win But For The Seniors It’s 50/50 Says Charlie Nelligan

Final Countdown: Minors To Win But For The Seniors It’s 50/50 Says Charlie Nelligan

September 20, 2014 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

CHARLIE Nelligan’s on The Mall is never found wanting when it comes to showing the colours for the All-Ireland. We called in and asked the seven-time All-Ireland senior medal winner, how he thinks Sunday will go for the men in green and gold. “Well I think the minors could win alright. The seniors […]

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The 'Head2Head' cyclists arrive in Tralee on Friday morning on their way to Dublin for the All-Ireland. From left; Dick Boyle of The Grand Hotel, Nicola Kearns of Niks Tea (sponsor) Dublin, JJ Coffey, Jim Breen, Kevin Finn, Orlagh Winters, Stephen McDonald and Ritchie Comerford. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cyclists Take The Long Road To Croker For Childline

September 20, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re travelling up to Dublin on Saturday, keep an eye out for a few cyclists making their way to the capital for the match. Well known taxi driver, Kevin Finn, is making the journey from ‘Head2Head’ with a fellow cyclists Jim Breen (organiser of the Cycle Against Suicide), JJ […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Grand Seduction’

Movie Review: ‘The Grand Seduction’

September 20, 2014 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Grand Seduction’ By John Lyons BRENDAN Gleeson stars in this quiet, yet light-hearted drama about a quaint community living in a small harbour on the coast of Canada. I hadn’t even heard of the film, but I’m a huge fan of Gleeson and decided that it would be the film […]

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Grainne Greville (2nd runner-up), Elaine Moriarty (1st runner-up), Mary Houihan, winner of Best Dressed Lady. Pippa Ormond O'Connor (judge) and Daithi O Se (judge) in the parade ring after the result of the Ladies Day competition was announced. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Local Lady Wins At Listowel Ladies Day

September 19, 2014 at 9:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away all afternoon at Listowel Race Ladies Day on Friday where 30,000 people packed ‘the Island’ for an afternoon of fun and style. TV personality and Kerryman, Daithi O’Se and top model Pippa O’Connor Ormond had the difficult task of selecting the 15 finalists from the very well dressed […]

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Final Countdown: Businesses Showing Their True Colours Ahead Of Sunday

Final Countdown: Businesses Showing Their True Colours Ahead Of Sunday

September 19, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

WE took a walk around the town centre on Thursday to see the efforts made by local businesses to support the Kerry teams for Sunday. Here’s some photos of the best shopfronts we came across. If your business isn’t here feel free to email your photo into us at dcrean@traleetoday.ie. […]

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Kerry Minors Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Final Countdown: Barry And Morgan Ready For All-Ireland Minor Final

September 19, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Sunday Kerry will look to banish 20 years of hurt when the minor team take to the field in Croke Park. Traleetoday.ie spoke to two minor players who are taking it all in their stride ahead of the All-Ireland Minor Final showdown against Donegal. Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 19, 2014 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week, here at Traleetoday.ie we pull together all of the best photos and videos posted up on social media of Tralee and its surrounding area. In the run up to the All-Ireland final this Sunday, the colours came out in force as shops and businesses got behind the Kerry […]

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Final Countdown: Kieran Donaghy – A Star Is Reborn

Final Countdown: Kieran Donaghy – A Star Is Reborn

September 19, 2014 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

Player Profile – By Gavin O’Connor THERE was a sense of deja-vu when Kieran Donaghy caught his first ball of many over Mayo’s Ger Cafferkey in the drawn semi-final. It was almost a decade ago, in a qualifier match in 2006 against Longford in Killarney, when Donaghy announced himself with a […]

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