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Spate Of Car Break-Ins On Easter Sunday In Tralee Area

Spate Of Car Break-Ins On Easter Sunday In Tralee Area

April 7, 2015 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were three break-ins to vehicles in Tralee on Easter Sunday, two of which occurred very close to the Garda Station. On Easter Sunday between 1pm and 2pm a silver Toyota Hilux was broken into on High Street. The car was parked in front of Tru-Care Dry Cleaners, just yards from the […]

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PHOTOS: Rockies Step Out In Style At Annual Social

PHOTOS: Rockies Step Out In Style At Annual Social

April 7, 2015 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks held their annual social in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday night and it was a resounding success. Yesterday we brought you photos from the event (click here) which was attended by over 350 of the Rockie faithful and we now have many more photos below. After  the […]

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Paul Galvin’s New Job Is A Dunne Deal

April 7, 2015 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT long after announcing himself back on the inter-county scene, Paul Galvin, has reportedly bagged himself a new job designing an exclusive range of clothing for Dunnes Stores. Following in the footsteps of golfer, Padraig Harrington, Paul Galvin has designed a new line of clobber for Dunnes which is expected […]

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Kerry Autism Action To Host One-Day Conference At IT Tralee

Kerry Autism Action To Host One-Day Conference At IT Tralee

April 7, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY Autism Action will host a One Day Autism Conference on Saturday, April 25 in the Solas Building, Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus, Tralee. Registration will be from 9.30am with the conference beginning at 10am and finishing at 4pm. Guest speakers include: • Adam Harris from AsIam.ie (most recently […]

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Ita Cracks The Code To Win €2,000 On RTE Show

Ita Cracks The Code To Win €2,000 On RTE Show

April 7, 2015 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman came away from Dublin €2,000 richer on Saturday night. Ita Neligan from Tralee won €2,000 in the Crack the Code game on the National Lottery’s The Million Euro Challenge game show on RTE . She entered a supplementary lottery game, Crack The Code, for the chance to appear on the show and win […]

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Orlagh Winters: Blood Is Boiling At Shocking Attack On Autistic Boy

Orlagh Winters: Blood Is Boiling At Shocking Attack On Autistic Boy

April 7, 2015 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

IT is seldom when I read something these days that I am shocked, but by God I was more than shocked when I read about the autistic boy in Carrigaline that was attacked by a group of teenagers. Twigs were shoved down his throat and he was forced to expose […]

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Ashe Hotel To Create 50 New Jobs

Ashe Hotel To Create 50 New Jobs

April 7, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel, Tralee’s newest hotel, will open its doors for the first time on Thursday, April 9 in the heart of the town, leading to the creation of up to 50 jobs. “The arrival and opening of the Ashe Hotel is an exciting addition to the tourism sector in […]

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VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

April 6, 2015 at 6:59 pm Comments are Disabled

COLM Cooper made a welcome return to the Kerry team yesterday. He delivered an inch perfect pass to Kieran Donaghy to score a point against Tyrone, but his road to recovery since his cruciate ligament injury last February has been a tough one. Watch this great video by AIB GAA […]

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At the Austin Stacks Social in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, from left: Denis Ryan, Carmelita Ryan, Fiona O'Connor and Paul O'Connor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Celebrates A Momentous Year At Social

April 6, 2015 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was an amazing night of celebrations at Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for the Austin Stacks GAA social. The club enjoyed an incredible 2014 and the exploits of the senior team will be remembered decades to come with them winning the county championship for the first time in 20 years, […]

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15 Million ITV Viewers To See Wild Atlantic Way TV Show

15 Million ITV Viewers To See Wild Atlantic Way TV Show

April 6, 2015 at 11:01 am 1 comment

  IT’S hoped the beauty of our fair county is set to be seen by up to 15 million people on a new television show. ‘Wild Ireland’ is a six-part television series about the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ that will be broadcast on ITV starting with the first of six 30-minute episode on […]

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Children gathered at Caballs Toymaster for the puppet show on Saturday morning as part of the Tír Na nÓg Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caballs Hosts Puppet Show As Part Of Children’s Festival

April 6, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

A WONDERFUL morning of puppet shows and balloon fun was held in Caballs Toymaster on Saturday morning as part of the Tír Na nÓg Children’s Festival. A children’s entertainer pulled out all the stops to enthral kids with a story about ‘Granny Annie’ and Boris the Magician while some other children […]

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Chloe Morris, Fiona O'Sullivan, Selena Morris and Celine O'Sullivan all Tralee, at Miss Kerry 2015 which took place in the Killarney Plaza Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Miss Kerry 2015 Night

April 6, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY we brought you the news that Mairead Breathnach from Ballydavid was crowned Miss Kerry 2015 (click here for story). The west Kerry woman will now go on to represent the county in June. The Killarney Plaza Hotel  was the venue for a night filled with glamour and not just […]

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Kerry Vehicle Sales In March Up 40% On Same Month Last Year

Kerry Vehicle Sales In March Up 40% On Same Month Last Year

April 6, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY vehicle sales in March were up 40 per cent on the same month last year according to figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 419 new vehicle registrations in Kerry last month, up from 298 in March 2014.  It’s a rise on February 2015’s […]

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New Arrivals At The Bons

New Arrivals At The Bons

April 6, 2015 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  THREE new Consultant Surgeons and a Consultant Radiologist have joined the medical team at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, enhancing its reputation as one of the top private hospitals in Ireland. Consultant General Surgeon, Yasir Bakhari and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Greg Fulton will begin to see patients in April, […]

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Mary O’Donnell: A Sweet, Luscious French Fragrance

Mary O’Donnell: A Sweet, Luscious French Fragrance

April 6, 2015 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

  THIS year sees Roger&Gallet launch their first ever Eau de Parfum, created by world-renowned perfumer, Francis Kurkdjian and housed in a stunning cut glass bottle designed by Martin Szekely. Following on from the success of the Fleur de Figuier range, Francis has created an entirely NEW composition with precious distilled essences and stunning candied fig. This ingenious […]

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Kerry Stay In Top Division After Epic Battle In Omagh

Kerry Stay In Top Division After Epic Battle In Omagh

April 5, 2015 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

  Tyrone 1-14 Kerry 0-17  Kerry ensured their Division One status after a great tussle with rivals Tyrone in Omagh this afternoon. Kerry were lacklustre in the first half, but came to life in the second period where Colm Cooper made a welcome return to the Kerry side, coming on […]

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Two of the three winners of Fancy Dress Competition, Rachel O'Connor and Darragh Murphy with characters at the Meadowlands Hotel Kids Fun Run at the Town Park on Saturday afternoon as part of the Tír Na nÓg Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Family Fun Run Brings Hundreds To Town Park

April 5, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a great afternoon of family fun in the Town Park on Saturday for the Meadowlands Hotel Fancy Dress Fun Run. Part of the Tír Na nÓg festival taking place around the town this weekend, the event drew a plethora of ‘Annas’, ‘Elsas’, ‘Batmen’, ‘Spidermen’ and many more great […]

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New Benner’s Hotel Aims For Late April Opening

New Benner’s Hotel Aims For Late April Opening

April 5, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

SPRING is really bringing a sense of optimism to Tralee businesses this year, with a number of new ventures opening in the near future. The Ashe Hotel (old Abbey Gate) starts business on Thursday, a nightclub is opening at the old Fabric building in May sometime and we’ve been told Benner’s […]

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PHOTOS: New Miss Kerry Is Revealed At Stylish Event In Killarney

PHOTOS: New Miss Kerry Is Revealed At Stylish Event In Killarney

April 5, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE judges decided west was best last night as the new Miss Kerry was crowned in the Killarney Plaza Hotel. Mairead Breathnach from Ballydavid was chosen as Miss Kerry and will go on to represent the county at the Miss Ireland event in June. Kerry GAA star James O’Donoghue along with […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Retain Division 2A Hurling League Title In Style

PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Retain Division 2A Hurling League Title In Style

April 5, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on a great victory for Kerry yesterday in the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A Hurling Final… Kerry 5-17 Westmeath 3-17 KERRY hurlers have defended their Division 2A title in style in the Gaelic Grounds Limerick in some style on Saturday. Kerry led by nine points at halftime and were […]

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At The Movies: Crowe’s Convoluted Vanity Project

At The Movies: Crowe’s Convoluted Vanity Project

April 5, 2015 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘The Water Diviner’ by John Lyons  ‘THE Water Diviner’ marks the directorial debut of Russell Crowe, an actor who, similar to the likes of Clint Eastwood, fancies himself working both in front of the camera and behind it at the same time. Crowe stars as Joshua Connor, an Australian […]

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Roger Harty: ‘True Love’ – What Is It?

Roger Harty: ‘True Love’ – What Is It?

April 5, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

IF you look up Youtube and search for the engagement interview of Prince Charles and Diana in 1981, they were asked how best they would describe their situation. Perhaps “in love” suggested the interviewer. Diana said “yes” while Charles said “in love…whatever that is ?” With an answer like that, […]

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Amy O'Connor (right) with Sharon O'Connor, John O'Connell and little Adam O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Rallies To Help Amy In The Face Of Upcoming Operation

April 4, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A COMMUNITY will get together next Thursday to help a young Tralee girl who is undergoing an operation on her brain next month. Twelve year old, Amy O’Connor from Cois Coille, will have an operation in the Beaumont Hospital, Dublin on May 7 to remove a cyst that has developed on […]

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Tralee Musicians Give It Their All On TG4 Show

Tralee Musicians Give It Their All On TG4 Show

April 4, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Tralee musicians appeared on a TG4 talent show this week and received great praise from the judges. The Rhythm Method featuring John Buggy, Shane Murphy and John Moriarty were taking part in Busker Abú and got as far as the quarter-final of the competition thanks to some impassioned performances (see link […]

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Bryan Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Survival/Semi-Final Spot On The Line As Kerry And Tyrone Renew Rivalry

April 4, 2015 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY and Tyrone renew acquaintances once more this Sunday in a game with survival on the line for both sides. Though for various reasons it lacks the spice of years gone by. The permutations this Sunday are that Kerry need a win away to guarantee survival, but can stay up if […]

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Adam Hennessy and Maryanne Brassil in a scene from 'Antichrist' performed in Siamsa Tíre on Good Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Theatregoers Enter The World Of ‘Antichrist’ In Siamsa

April 4, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

A PLAY with dark themes attracted theatre-goers to Siamsa Tíre on Good Friday night for the premiere of ‘Antichrist’. The play was performed by the  Tralee-based ‘Free Radical Youth Theatre’ and didn’t disappoint those present for the premiere. With a story full of darkness, tension, black magic and strong language, ‘Antichrist’ […]

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Can You Spare A Bed For ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ Participants?

Can You Spare A Bed For ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ Participants?

April 4, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE in Tralee are being asked to do their bit in helping out a worthy cause by providing accommodation for participants in the Cycle Against Suicide event next month. Cycle Against Suicide in partnership with Homestay.com, is looking for homeowners in town, to provide overnight accommodation for the thousands of […]

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PHOTOS: Large Crowd Attends Easter Pageant In St John’s

PHOTOS: Large Crowd Attends Easter Pageant In St John’s

April 4, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

A LARGE crowd attended a special Easter pageant on Good Friday from a local drama group in St John’s Church. The Tralee Parish Liturgy Drama Group’s weeks of preparation paid off when they staged a moving pageant of the passion of the Christ during the afternoon. There were various re-enactments […]

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PHOTOS: Mitchels Beat St Pat’s In St Brendan’s League Final

PHOTOS: Mitchels Beat St Pat’s In St Brendan’s League Final

April 4, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

 St Brendan’s Board League Final John Mitchels 1-7 St Pat’s 0-7  IT proved to be a happy Easter for the Boherbee side of town on Good Friday, as John Mitchels beat St Pat’s to collect the St Brendan’s Board League trophy at Caherslee. On a day where good football was as […]

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The Wailing Wall: Can Anyone Bring Jeanie Back Home?

The Wailing Wall: Can Anyone Bring Jeanie Back Home?

April 3, 2015 at 10:54 pm 1 comment

Johnnie Wall says every effort should be made to bring the Jeanie Johnston back to Tralee…  We have been told that tourism is the best way to create employment in rural areas like Kerry / Tralee. The ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ is a new initiative by the tourist board, that’s what all […]

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