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Tralee Businesses Raise €250,000 In Just Two Working Days For Austin Stack Park Development

Tralee Businesses Raise €250,000 In Just Two Working Days For Austin Stack Park Development

September 15, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

TWO working days was all it took for the business community in Tralee to achieve their target contribution figure within the overall one million euro fund to develop Austin Stack Park Tralee. A five year All-Ireland Final ticket-scheme, costing €1,000 a year for five years, was created to encourage businesses in […]

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VIDEO: Lifestyle Sports Team Upload Rugby World Cup #ForVictory Video

VIDEO: Lifestyle Sports Team Upload Rugby World Cup #ForVictory Video

September 15, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Manor West Lifestyle Sports team have shot and uploaded a ‘Drop Kick Goal Challenge’ video as part of the #ForVictory campaign around the upcoming Rugby World Cup. With Ireland set to kick off their RWC this coming Saturday, September 19, the #ForVictory hashtag has been adopted by many of the […]

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Orlagh Winters: Time To Give A Céad Míle Fáilte’ To Those Who Need It

Orlagh Winters: Time To Give A Céad Míle Fáilte’ To Those Who Need It

September 15, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

SELDOM in my life have I have ever been as upset at seeing a photo of the beautiful boy lying lifeless on the beach in Bodrum. This precious little boy was called Aylan and he perished along with his mother and brother on the way to what was perceived to be […]

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Tripadvisor Flags To Fly Proudly In Tralee

Tripadvisor Flags To Fly Proudly In Tralee

September 15, 2015 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has received the flags from TripAdvisor confirming Kerry’s capital town as one of Ireland’s top 10 towns based on ratings and reviews in the Annual Travellers’ Choice Awards. The flags will be proudly flown above Kerry County Museum in the Ashe Memorial Hall in the town centre, at the […]

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Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Car Near Ballybunion

Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Car Near Ballybunion

September 15, 2015 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Listowel are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occured on the Lisselton to Ballybunion Rd on in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The collision between a car and a pedestrian occurred at approximately 4am at Barnadarrig, Ballybunion. A 24 year old male pedestrian was fatally injured and pronounced […]

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PHOTOS: Good Weekend For Star-Spotting In Town’s Pubs

PHOTOS: Good Weekend For Star-Spotting In Town’s Pubs

September 14, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a good weekend for celebrity spotting in town as a soccer legend and star of a famous US reality show were spotted out on the town. Former Republic of Ireland, Arsenal, Manchester City and Sunderland player, was spotted over the weekend enjoying a night out with friends. Eagle-eyed fans […]

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Gardaí Warn Public About Unusual Hoax Calls

Gardaí Warn Public About Unusual Hoax Calls

September 14, 2015 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAÍ are warning the public after they received reports about strange hoax calls to landlines. People are getting phone calls from a person claiming to be from a business in Grafton Street, ringing to let them know their nephew has been arrested and he has been taken to Dundrum Garda […]

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Kerry senior star, Marc O'Se along with Kerry minors, Jack Morgan, Michéal	Reidy and Eoin O'Brien, with staff and students in the school on Monday morning for their 'Jersey Day'. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOs: The Green (And Gold) School Will Be Well-Represented On All-Ireland Final Day

September 14, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS THE GREEN showed off its colour and the strong links with the Kerry teams aiming for ‘Double, Double’ glory in the All-Ireland Senior and Minor finals, on Monday morning. Between the two finals, The GreeN will have a teacher and eight past and present pupils involved in Croke Park. Story […]

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Listowel To Hold Replacement Day’s Racing On All-Ireland Final Day

Listowel To Hold Replacement Day’s Racing On All-Ireland Final Day

September 14, 2015 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  WITH Monday and Tuesday’s races in Listowel called off due to the weather conditions and its effect on the course, Horse Racing Ireland have announced a replacement meeting for this Sunday. With seven races on the card, it will get underway at the early time of 12.15pm, so no doubt many […]

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Another Weather Warning Issued As Rain Continues

Another Weather Warning Issued As Rain Continues

September 14, 2015 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S no let up it seems with the rain, as yet another weather warning for  Munster has been issued this morning. Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall alert for Munster and Galway with further heavy rain at times for the rest of today and early tonight with a […]

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill Nearly Killed During Filming On Skellig Michael Last Year

Star Wars’ Mark Hamill Nearly Killed During Filming On Skellig Michael Last Year

September 14, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

STAR Wars actor Mark Hamill had to be rescued from a near-fatal fall on the set of Skellig Michael when he was filming on the island last year for the latest film in the Star Wars saga it has emerged. Hamill, famous for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker, reportedly slipped […]

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VIDEO: Killorglin Man’s Kerry GAA Song Goes Viral

VIDEO: Killorglin Man’s Kerry GAA Song Goes Viral

September 14, 2015 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

ONE Kerry man is certainly getting into the swing of things in the build up to the upcoming All Ireland Final after he penned quite a catchy ‘tune’ about what he predicts will happen in our showdown with the ‘mighty dubs’. Killorglin’s James Flynn recently put pen to paper on […]

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Tralee Credit Union Helps Irish Red Cross’ Refugee Appeal

Tralee Credit Union Helps Irish Red Cross’ Refugee Appeal

September 14, 2015 at 11:03 am 1 comment

THE Tralee Credit Union has opened an account in their branch through which donations can be made to help the Irish Red Cross with their work during the refugee crisis. “Over the last week we have seen in the media the devastation of thousands of people risking their lives to […]

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New Doctors Arrive At The Bons As Hospital Recruits More Staff

New Doctors Arrive At The Bons As Hospital Recruits More Staff

September 14, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bon Secours Hospital Tralee has welcomed two new doctors to the hospital. Plastic Surgeon, Mr John Curran, a Donegal-native, commenced work at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee in August and his clinic appointments are already quite busy. He previously practised as a Clinical Fellow in Aesthetic Surgery at The New […]

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Woman Seriously Injured In Crash At Tonevane On Sunday

Woman Seriously Injured In Crash At Tonevane On Sunday

September 14, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

  TWO people are in hospital in Tralee after a road accident at Tonevane, near Blennerville, yesterday evening. The crash involved a car and a van at around 6pm. The man and woman in the car suffered injuries and were taken by ambulance to Kerry General Hospital. The woman’s injuries […]

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Orla Diffily and Marietta Doran at the inaugural Ireland Fashion Showcase, supported by Irish Design 2015, which was held in the Consulate General of Ireland, New York City (Thursday 10th of September). The following 10 Irish designers showcased key pieces from their new Spring / Summer 2016 collections: Úna Burke Leather Artisan, Helen Steele, Heidi Higgins, Fee G, House of Delphine, Lucy Nagle (knitwear), Jennifer Rothwell, Caroline Matthews, Chupi (Jewellery) and Carol Kennelly Millinery.
The Ireland Fashion Showcase NYC, aimed to enhance the profile and reputation of the many emerging and established designer talents within the Irish Fashion Industry to an international market. The Showcase was co-produced by  Marietta Doran, fashion stylist and presenter and Orla Diffily, PR, Event & Model Management Consultant. The organisers are currently planning annual Ireland Fashion Showcases for both New York and European Fashion Weeks. For more information visit www.irelandfashionshowcase.ie or @IrelandFSC. #irelandfashionshowcase .
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PHOTOS: Kerry Designers Impress At New York Fashion Week

September 14, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY-based designers were among those who wowed fashionistas during a special event for New York Fashion Week. The inaugural Ireland Fashion Showcase, supported by Irish Design 2015, was held in the Consulate General of Ireland, New York City on Thursday, September 10. The following 10 Irish designers showcased key pieces from their new Spring […]

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Town Centre Without Water This Afternoon After Mains Burts

Town Centre Without Water This Afternoon After Mains Burts

September 13, 2015 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAJOR water mains burst has left the town centre and surrounding area without water this afternoon. The water mains burst on the Dan Spring Road will take some time to fix and Kerry County Council hope to have the problem resolved by sometime this evening. The areas affected are the town […]

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Not Again! Another Status Orange Rainfall Alert For Kerry

Not Again! Another Status Orange Rainfall Alert For Kerry

September 13, 2015 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST when we thought we were out, they pull us back in. Having taken a battering of torrential rain on Friday, Met Eireann says we’re in for more of the same in the next 24 hours and have issued a Status Orange rainfall alert for the county. Unusually, it’s just for Kerry and […]

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Eight Things You’ll Hear During All-Ireland Final Week

Eight Things You’ll Hear During All-Ireland Final Week

September 13, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S getting close. We’re coming into All-Ireland final week now so expect to see changes around the county in the next seven days. Fingernails will be gnawed shorter, animals will get a lick of paint and the mood will be a mixture of euphoria and dread as the days go by. […]

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At the Ardfert Harvest Cycle were, from left: Audrey Fortune, Liz McCathy, Cecilia Lawlor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTO: Cyclists Hit The Road For Ardfert Harvest Cycle

September 13, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE chance of rain didn’t put off  well over 100 brave souls who took part in the second annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. In fact, they were rewarded with their dedication with better weather than expected gracing the 75k and 45k routes around North Kerry. The cycle set off from […]

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A group at the #Walking4Families event in aid of the Ronald McDonald House charity, at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For #Walking4Families Fundraiser

September 13, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday for the #Walking4Families event in aid of the Ronald McDonald House Charities. About 200 people got into the spirit of the occasion for the fancy dress themed 5km family fun walk. There was a great atmosphere as families gathered in the, thankfully, […]

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Stacks’ 80s Disco To Get All-Ireland Weekend Off To A Rocking Start

Stacks’ 80s Disco To Get All-Ireland Weekend Off To A Rocking Start

September 13, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Rock is set to, well, rock, like it’s the 80’s next weekend as the Austin Stacks Ladies Football Club have organised a fundraising disco to kickstart the All-Ireland final weekend. The event will take place in the Austin Stacks Club this Friday,  September 18 and  funds raised will go towards […]

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Robert O'Dowd

Mitchels In Focus: A Q&A With Robert O’Dowd

September 13, 2015 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

  Stephen Brosnan talks to Robert O’Dowd about his time in John Mitchel’s GAA Club… Profile: Robert O’Dowd, Manager John Mitchel’s Junior Team; John Mitchel’s Senior Player From/To: 1982 – 1990 Player Position: Left Half Back Honours Won: Under 21 County Championship Title 1983 (Q): What has been one of your greatest accomplishment […]

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Roger Harty: Kerry Football – Pay Attention To Nature (1)

Roger Harty: Kerry Football – Pay Attention To Nature (1)

September 13, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

  MIKEY Sheehy, the former Kerry footballing great, is a man worth listening to. I do not say this lightly. All we need do is to look at the facts – he has won an All-Ireland with Kerry on eight occasions while at the same time is very modest about his achievements. […]

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All-Blacks Legend Jonah Lomu Is Coming To Kerry

All-Blacks Legend Jonah Lomu Is Coming To Kerry

September 12, 2015 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

SURE everyone knows the All-Blacks are the Kerry of the rugby world so it’s only natural that one of the all-time greats of the sport would come to the Kingdom. In an interview in today’s Irish Independent, Jonah Lomu, says he’s on his way to Kerry in the coming weeks during the World […]

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Tralee Couple Trek 110km For Charity…Then Get Engaged

Tralee Couple Trek 110km For Charity…Then Get Engaged

September 12, 2015 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE couple took on a 110km trek in Sweden last month and ended up raising over €1,000 for charity…then they went and got engaged! Cathal Geary from Caherslee and Rachel Boyle from Alderwood Road decided to take in the Fjällräven Classic, a 110 km long hike in one of the world’s […]

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Tralee Man Appointed To Top Marketing Job With Leading Company

Tralee Man Appointed To Top Marketing Job With Leading Company

September 12, 2015 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has been appointed as the Senior Brand and Shopper Marketing Manager for one of Ireland’s leading provider of high quality skin care products. Paddy Carmody from the Kerries area, a graduate of the IT Tralee, will now be responsible for all of the marketing operations here in Ireland […]

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PHOTOS: CBS Makes Winning Start To Dunloe Cup Campaign

PHOTOS: CBS Makes Winning Start To Dunloe Cup Campaign

September 12, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

A report from the Dunloe Cup  2015/2016 Round 1 tie between CBS The Green V St Pat’s Castleisland at Caherslee (with photos by Adrienne McLoughlin)… CBS The Green 3-13 St Pats Castleisland 3-8 A strong team performance was required by The Green to get the better of St Pats Castleisland in […]

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Some Great Acts Set To Play Christie Hennessy Celebration

Some Great Acts Set To Play Christie Hennessy Celebration

September 12, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE dates and some of the acts have been announced for the annual Christie Hennessy Celebration, which will take place in the Fels Point Hotel later this year. The ever popular music event will take place on October 30 and 31, with a whole host of various acts and musicians lined up […]

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At The Movies: Tom Hardy Excels In Stylish Biopic Of London Gangsters

At The Movies: Tom Hardy Excels In Stylish Biopic Of London Gangsters

September 12, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

At The Movies: Legend THE Tralee Omniplex saw the first national screening/premiere of Tom Hardy’s latest film ‘Legend’ on Tuesday, in which he portrays both of the  infamous East London Kray Twins. TraleeToday.ie was lucky enough to be invited along to this showing of the gangster biopic about the lives of […]

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