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Ewes on the Move….at Lough Accose, Glencar Co Kerry. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Insightful App To Guide You On The Kerry Way

April 5, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

AN innovative app, showcasing the heritage and folklore of the Kerry Way walking route, has been launched by EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan in South Kerry today. The App, developed by Béaloideas Chiarraí/Kerry Folklore, identifies particular points of interests for walkers along the route as well as enabling them listen […]

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Brenda O'Connell, Helen Pierse and Leanne Houseman at the Tralee Imperials awards night at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Imperials Look Back On Another Year Of Growth At Awards Night

April 5, 2019 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a great season for basketball in Tralee and a local club looked back on the year at its annual awards on Thursday night. There was a big crowd in The Rose Hotel as Tralee Imperials players received awards with three Tralee Warriors, Daire Kennelly, Eoin Quigley and Darragh […]

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Listowel Electoral Area Cllr. Mike Kennelly, Tainiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD, and local elections candidate Dr. Bridget O'Brien supporting National Arthritis Week.

County Buildings To Go Orange For National Arthritis Week

April 5, 2019 at 11:00 am 1 comment

NATIONAL Arthritis Week takes place from April 8-14 and will see county buildings in Tralee and Killarney lit up orange to raise awareness. Also, to encourage people living with arthritis and other related conditions to be more active and increase their range of motion, the Kerry Branch of Arthritis Ireland […]

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Rose O'Keeffe, Suzanne Boyle and Fiona Griffin at 'Much Ado About The Bard' at The Ballymac Bar on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Much Ado About The First Night Of Comedy Plays At Ballymac Bar

April 5, 2019 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something different to go to over the next couple of nights, then head to the Ballymac Bar for some pub theatre. The bar in Boherbee hosted the opening night of ‘Much Ado About The Bard’ on Thursday where punters enjoyed two comedy plays related to the […]

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Cathy Troth, Orlagh Winters and Theresa Kelliher at the launch of the Turning Tide Creative Project at Maddens on Milk Market Lane on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Turnout At Maddens For Launch Of ‘Turning Tide’ Initiative

April 5, 2019 at 9:22 am 1 comment

MADDENS Creative Hub on Milk Market Lane opened its doors last night to the businesses and people of Tralee town to give details of a special project. Creative director of Maddens, Rebekah Wall, welcomed a full house to the ‘Turning Tide’ initiative, which promises to showcase the best of our town […]

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At the launch of the Kerry Hospice Good Friday walks at the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday evening were, front from left; Maura Sullivan, Dr Patricia Sheahan, Deirdre Walsh, Breda Moynihan, Joe Hennebery and Mairead Fernane. At back; Maura Casey, Eilish Herlihy, Tina Bolger, Ted Moynihan, Michael 'Fox' Connor, Mary Shanahan Norma Lee and Noreen O'Leary.  Photo by Dermot Crean

People Urged To Hit The Road For Kerry Hospice Good Friday Walks

April 5, 2019 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

APRIL 19 will see many people in various parts of the county take to the roads for the Annual Good Friday walks. Over the years, a huge amount of money has been raised for the KHF along with the Palliative Care Unit. This annual walk was the brainchild of the […]

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Tralee Lions Club’s Annual Fundraising Table Quiz

Tralee Lions Club’s Annual Fundraising Table Quiz

April 4, 2019 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will host their annual table quiz at The Meadowlands Hotel tonight (Thursday) at 8pm. All proceeds raised on the night will go in support of Kerry Cancer Support Group. This is always a well-attended event and there’s loads of spot prizes up for grabs on the night. […]

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Dr Lorna Gold.

Well-Known Climate Activist To Give Talk At IT Tralee

April 4, 2019 at 12:25 pm 1 comment

A WELL-KNOWN climate activist and author will give a free talk in IT Tralee next week. Dr Lorna Gold, author of ‘Climate Generation’, will visit the college on Thursday, April 11 from 1pm-2pm in Room L105 in the Solas Building, North Campus. It’s a free event and all are welcome. […]

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PJ Dowd with Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley and David Fitzgerald, Operations Manager at The Rose Hotel at the launch of the Circuit of Kerry Rally at The Rose Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over €1m Worth Of Rally Cars On Display In Town Centre This Saturday

April 4, 2019 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

IN case you didn’t know, Kerry Motor Club are hosting the Rose Hotel Circuit of Kerry Rally this Sunday, but on Saturday cars will be on display in the town centre. Tralee Chamber Alliance and the Club will host a static display of rally cars on the Mall and in […]

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Scenes. Photo by Jim Culloty

PHOTOS: Stag And Doe Sessions Proves A Success At Tralee Bar

April 4, 2019 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

NEW music talent was to the fore at the first Stag and Doe Sessions at The Fiddler Bar in the Square on Saturday night. The organisers said the gig was a success and proved what a great depth of talent we have here in Kerry and further afield. “We were […]

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Over €75,000 In Funding For Kerry Festivals And Events

Over €75,000 In Funding For Kerry Festivals And Events

April 3, 2019 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has announced details of over €75,000 in funding for festival and events in the county this year. The allocations have been made under the fund which is administered by Kerry County Council on behalf of Fáilte Ireland. Tralee Food Festival (€2,000) and the SRAC Cycle (€1,500) which […]

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Marketing Officer with Recovery Haven, Marisa Reidy (centre), accepts a cheque for €1,563 after a fundraiser held in Cromane some months ago. Also included is Maura and Etain Griffin, Annette Horgan and Olivia Corkery. Photo by Dermot Crean

Parent And Toddler Group Raises Funds For Recovery Haven

April 3, 2019 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHEQUE for over €1,500 was presented to Recovery Haven on Tuesday thanks to the efforts of a local community in mid Kerry. A Christmas-themed coffee morning was held in Cromane Community Centre back in December, organised by the Cromane Parent and Toddler Group and raised €1,563. “Recovery Haven is […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco with Audrey Moran of MS Tralee looking forward to the coffee/fashion morning on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning Fundraiser

April 3, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event, the first at the store this year, to raise funds of MS Tralee and North Kerry Branch. From 11am to […]

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Two Juveniles Arrested After Aggravated Burglary And Assault On Two Men

Two Juveniles Arrested After Aggravated Burglary And Assault On Two Men

April 3, 2019 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI investigating an aggravated burglary at a house in Listowel that occurred on Sunday have charged two juvenile males, aged 16 and 17 years, in relation to the incident and are due to appear before Listowel District Court on Thursday morning. On Sunday at approximately 12:30am two males entered a house […]

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Siobhan O'Sullivan.

New Film Development Officer For Kerry

April 3, 2019 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB in collaboration with Kerry County Council are delighted to announce that Siobhan O’Sullivan has been appointed to the newly created role of Film Development Officer for Kerry. Listowel native Siobhan brings extensive experience to the job having worked in TV production for the last 12 years. She has […]

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Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

April 3, 2019 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night, then head to the Na Gaeil GAA Clubhouse to test your general knowledge. The annual table quiz in aid of the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania is taking place there at 8pm this Thursday. The orphanage was set up Tralee […]

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Launching the inaugural Geography Quiz were, from  left; Karen Tobin, CBS The Green, CBS student Denis Moriarty, Jim McGann of Educate.ie, CBS student Sam McCarthy, Danielle Dunne of Educate.ie and CBS teacher Rebecca Tobin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Junior Cycle Students Invited To Take Part In Schools Geography Quiz

April 3, 2019 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

HAS your school got what it takes to claim the title of Junior Geographers of Kerry? The Educate.ie inaugural Geography Quiz for Junior Cycle Students will take place in CBS the Green, Tralee on Thursday, May 9 at 7pm. The winning team will receive the inaugural Geography Quiz trophy for their […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

April 3, 2019 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that February was relatively quiet for sales with 10 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €1,303,500. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in February was a house in Oakpark […]

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Looking forward to pub theatre in the Ballymac Bar this week Kneeling in front, Gillian Wharton and Darach Gallagher. Standing; Frank Houlihan (Director), Ger Madden, James Finnegan, Eleanor Sugrue, Peter Colleran, Eileen Moynihan, Tommy Sweeney, Kay Dowling, John Creagh and Ger Reidy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballymac Bar To Host Brilliant Bard-Related Comedy Plays

April 2, 2019 at 6:07 pm 1 comment

HERE’S something different for your local pub. The Ballymac Bar will host two comedy plays related to the works of William Shakespeare on this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm each night. Under the heading ‘Much Ado About The Bard’, it promises to be a highly entertaining night out with […]

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Pictured are Nora Casey (left) and Kay O’Connor, two volunteers with the Oxfam shop in Tralee. Oxfam Tralee wants to recruit additional enthusiastic people of all ages to join its existing team.

Oxfam Shop In Tralee Looking For Volunteers

April 2, 2019 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

OXFAM in Tralee is looking for enthusiastic people of all ages to join its existing team of dedicated shop volunteers. The charity shop is appealing to the local community to pledge their time to help people living in poverty in more than 90 countries around the world. Oxfam Tralee Shop […]

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See All IT Tralee Has To Offer At Spring Open Day

See All IT Tralee Has To Offer At Spring Open Day

April 2, 2019 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee will welcome potential students and their families to its annual Spring Open Day this Saturday. This ever-popular event will be held from 11.00am to 2.00pm at IT Tralee’s North Campus and is structured to help potential students to get the most from their visit with a full schedule […]

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St Brendan's Basketball Club U14 Boys who are competing in the All-Ireland Division 1 competition in Gormanston, Co. Meath next weekend.Front Row (from left): Kieran Arrellano, Conor Cronin, Olaf Michalchuk, Rory Clifford, Aaron Nolan.Back Row (from left): Brian O' Donnell, Shane Kelly, Shane Cotter, David Scally, Sean Naughton.Missing from photograph:  Adam O' Carroll & Steven Barrett.

St Brendan’s U14 Basketballers Going For All-Ireland Glory

April 2, 2019 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the recent heroics by Tralee Warriors, excitement is building in another local basketball club as the St. Brendan’s club U14A team prepare for the All-Ireland Div 1 tournament in Gormanston, Co. Meath this weekend. It has been a fantastic season for the team, having lost only one game to Rathmore, […]

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Lisa Curran and her son Christopher.

County Buildings To Light Up Blue Tonight For World Autism Day

April 2, 2019 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council buildings will be lit up blue tonight to raise awareness of World Autism Day and the public is invited to snap it with a chance to win prizes. Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Graham Spring, and Lisa Curran of the Irish Autism Mammy facebook page have organised this event […]

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The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley is leading calls for as many people as possible to get involved. Pictured at the launch in Tralee are from left: Marian Egan, Tralee Tidy Towns, Tim Guiheen, Olga Taranta-Sova and Joe Moynihan from Tidy Tralee Together, Henry Lowe and Anne Connolly from Friends of Able, Cllr. Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Joan O' Regan, Team Bramble, Gerard O' Brien, Environment Dept. Kerry County Council, Cllr. Sam Locke, Chairman, Tralee Tidy Towns, Brian Stephenson, Environment Task Force, Anne Jones, Team Bramble and Jean Foley, Tralee Municipal District Officer. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Volunteers Wanted For ‘County Clean-Up’ Day

April 2, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE days are counting down to one of Kerry’s biggest annual mobilisations of community groups, Tidy Towns committees, voluntary and sporting organisations, and individual residents and families across the county. The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr […]

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Siobhan Devane, Anne Devane, Killduff, Judith Dillane, Carmel Patton and Joan Hill from Tralee photographed with guest speaker Celia Holman Lee  at the Dawn Milk and NDC Ladies Lifestyle evening in The INEC on Thursday.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

PHOTOS: Dawn Milk’s Lifestyle Event Raises €7,000 For Two Local Charities

April 2, 2019 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 500 people from across the county attended the Dawn Milk & National Dairy Council Ladies Lifestyle Evening at the INEC, Killarney on Thursday last. The evening was a fantastic success with ladies enjoying nutrition, fitness and style tips while raising €7,000 for two local charities the Donal Walsh Livelife […]

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Tomás Garvey joined by Kerry legends Colm Cooper, Eoin Liston, Ogie Moran and Sean Walsh. Photo by Julien Behal

PHOTO GALLERY: Hundreds Enjoy Oiche Chiarraí At Croke Park

April 2, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

OICHE Chiarraí 2019, the flagship event in the annual calendar of the Kerry Association in Dublin, took place on Saturday in the iconic setting of Croke Park. The Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were presented with the Laochra Chiarraí 2019 award on the night by the President of the Kerry Association […]

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Gardaí Investigate Break-In At House In Tralee Estate

Gardaí Investigate Break-In At House In Tralee Estate

April 1, 2019 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for information after a break-in at a house last week. In the early hours of Tuesday, March 26, there was a break-in at a house in the Castlecountess area. At approximately 5.15am, the elderly occupant of the house heard voices downstairs and immediately called the gardaí. The intruders […]

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Launching the 'Celebrity Chef' fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven were Sales and Marketing Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley, Phil Stack of Recovery Haven, General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan, Carol Barry of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Incredible Prizes At Fantastic Night Out This Friday In The Rose Hotel

April 1, 2019 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

ROUNDS of golf at world-famous courses and luxury nights away are among the amazing attractions at a dining experience to remember from four renowned chefs at The Rose Hotel this Friday night. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive pastry chef […]

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James and Catherine McCarthy of Digimack Photography & Video Productions Fenit with Mary Kennedy of Nationwide and cameraman Martin Cronin

Ardfert To Feature Prominently On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ Tonight

April 1, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT will get national exposure tonight when RTE’s Nationwide devotes its programme to the village and its history. Mary Kennedy was down recently where she met local film producer, James McCarthy and his wife Catherine, who last year created the two hour film ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’. Mary will […]

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Ken Tobin.

Kerry Chambers Make Commitment To Fight For Change To RSES Plan

April 1, 2019 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Chambers of Commerce have issued a comprehensive joint-submission and have expressed a commitment to fight for changes to be made to the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) for the Southern Region. The Chambers have warned, in their submission, that the RSES document will adversely affect Kerry as […]

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