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Final Chance To Register For Cullotys Of Currovough Gathering

Final Chance To Register For Cullotys Of Currovough Gathering

September 7, 2018 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE organiser of a family gathering later this month is encouraging people with a connection to the Cullotys of Currovough to register to attend the event before this Sunday. Mike Culloty has had a great response to his appeal to find relations to come to the event and one of […]

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Principal of St Ita's and St Joseph's School Grace Sheahan, accepts a cheque from the Born To Run Club on Friday morning. Also included are pupils of the school and  Majella Milward of The Ashe Hotel, Maria Moynihan, teacher Aoife O'Connor, Marilyn O'Shea and Tom Foley of Born To Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Born To Run Club’s Marathon Effort To Help Local School

September 7, 2018 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IT was “back to school” for members of Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club on Friday as they presented a cheque for over €2,000 to students and staff at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s primary and post primary special school. The popular running club raised €2,058 from their sell-out 40 […]

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Get €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers To Promote Your Business

Get €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers To Promote Your Business

September 6, 2018 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

TRADING Online Vouchers to the value of €2,500 are still available to support small Kerry businesses to enhance their online trading presence and can also be used to buy online advertising on websites like TraleeToday.ie. A free information session run by Kerry Local Enterprise Office is the first step in applying for the Trading […]

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An impression of what the Square could look like (from the direction of Abbeycourt) in the coming years.

New Strategy For Town Centre Recommends Changes To Streetscapes And Public Spaces

September 6, 2018 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW strategy for Tralee, recommending changes to the streetscapes and public areas of the town, is to go to public consultation in the near future. A draft of the Tralee Town Centre Public Realm Strategy 2018 was presented to councillors at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, where […]

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Jimmy Murphy of Tralee Community Responders accepts the new defibrillator from Caroline Sugrue of Cara Credit Union board of management. Also included, standing, from left; Siobhan Donnelly of Cara Credit Union and Carmelia Draghici of Tralee Community Responders. Kneeling is Julie O'Sullivan of Tralee Community Responders and Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cara Credit Union Presents New Defibrillator To Tralee Community Responders

September 6, 2018 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Tralee Community Responders were in attendance on Thursday morning for the presentation of a new defibrillator by Cara Credit Union. Camelia Draghici It was presented as part of Cara Credit Union’s 50th Anniversary celebrations they have installed the defibrillator outside the door of their Tralee office in Ashe Street. […]

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National Circus Festival Makes Final Of National Lottery Awards

National Circus Festival Makes Final Of National Lottery Awards

September 6, 2018 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-based National Circus Festival of Ireland has beaten stiff competition to be announced as a finalist and West Region  in the first ever National Lottery Good Causes Awards. The National Circus Festival group, with local man Con Horgan as the main organiser of the festival, has come out tops […]

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Here’s How Many Bicycles Were Reported Stolen In Kerry In 18 Month Period

Here’s How Many Bicycles Were Reported Stolen In Kerry In 18 Month Period

September 6, 2018 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána is appealing to cyclists to take extra precautions in keeping their bicycles safe by locking them in the most secure way possible, as new figures show 139 bikes were stolen in Kerry from January 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018. Over 14,000 bikes have been stolen since […]

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The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Norma Foley, who addressed the new Tralee Rotary Council at The Imperial Hotel on Tuesday. Front from left; John Moriarty, Pierce Wall (President), Norma Foley and David Slattery. Back from left; Hilary Kelly, Daniel Giles (Treasurer), Grace O'Donnell, George Philip and Michael Slattery. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Tralee Rotary Council Holds Meeting

September 6, 2018 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Tralee Rotary council met on Monday at The Imperial Hotel where Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, was a special guest. The new President is Pierce Wall, who owns and manages Ireland Golf Travel which organises Golf Tours to Ireland and Scotland for overseas visitors. Mr Wall served […]

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The Winners Of The Tralee Tidy Towns Competition Have Been Announced

The Winners Of The Tralee Tidy Towns Competition Have Been Announced

September 5, 2018 at 8:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE winners of the Tralee Tidy Towns 2018 competition have been revealed. In the Large Estates category, Manor Village came out on top, retaining their title. Ashgrove, Ballyvelly won the Medium Estates category while Quarryvale in Mounthawk won the Small Estates category. There were also a number of businesses in […]

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Call For Action On Dog Roaming And Dog Fouling At Rath Graveyard

Call For Action On Dog Roaming And Dog Fouling At Rath Graveyard

September 5, 2018 at 3:37 pm 1 comment

COUNCILLORS have called for better enforcement of the laws on dog fouling and for the owners to have more ‘cop-on’ about the issue, at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday. Cllr Norma Foley put forward the motion that the issue of roaming dogs and dogs fouling at […]

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Stephen O'Brien aims to break free from Philly McMahon and Brian Fenton while Paul Murphy looks on. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Looks Set To Host Kerry’s League Games Against Dublin And Mayo

September 5, 2018 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is set to host two big Saturday night games in the Allianz National Football League according to a provisional list of fixtures released today. The fixtures are not finalised but have been distributed as part of a consultation process to counties. It sees Kerry footballers play four home league […]

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Caitríona Ní Chullota with a special gift from staff to mark her retirement as Director of the Education Centre in Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Great Servant To Education In Kerry Says Farewell

September 5, 2018 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

SHE has been at the forefront of education in the county for the past 27 years but on Friday last it was time to say goodbye. Caitríona Ní Chullota, from Gurrane, had been instrumental in the genesis and running of The Education Centre in Tralee since 1991 and the staff […]

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Looking forward to the annual Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk this Saturday were, in front; Millie O'Brien, Ally Lynch and Aoife Burke. At back; Andrea O'Donoghue, Michael Ryle, Donal Brosnan, Mary O'Donoghue, Teresa O'Brien and Stephen Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Walk To Remember Tony And Raise Funds For Palliative Care Unit

September 5, 2018 at 10:52 am 1 comment

IF you fancy getting a bit of exercise on Saturday evening, then the annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk is for you. Taking place from the Blennerville Windmill Car-Park at 5pm, the walk remembers Tony, a great stalwart of St Pat’s GAA Club who passed away in September of 2014. Organised […]

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Looking forward to the Irish Food Fair later this month was Kieran Griffin (right) and Stephen Benner (right) of Kerry Motor Works with organiser Ray Stack (centre). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Ford Fair To Be Fun Family Weekend In Banna

September 5, 2018 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S all systems go as organisers rev up for The Irish Ford Fair later this month. Banna Beach Resort & Kerry Motor Works Tralee are proud to present the fair where they are looking for vintage, classic, modified, new, old, race, rally, agricultural and pretty much anything with a Ford badge […]

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Organisers looking forward to the Ballymac Vintage Rally weekend on September 15/16. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Weekend Of Events Planned For Ballymac Vintage Rally

September 5, 2018 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE newly-formed Ballymacelligott Vintage Club will hold its inaugural rally and family fun day, in the field adjacent to O’Riada’s Bar and Restaurant, on Sunday, September 16. The rally will be preceded on Saturday night, September 15, from 8pm with a ‘pig on the spit’, music and dance at O’Riada’s […]

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Chamber Unhappy With Irish Times Column On Kerry Airport

September 4, 2018 at 5:05 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has extended an invitation to the Editor of The Irish Times to visit Kerry’s Capital via Kerry Airport to learn first-hand the important role the airport plays in the development of the economy in the county. In the newspaper’s ‘Cantillon’ column, the writer suggested it was time […]

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Four IMRO National Radio Award Nominations For Radio Kerry

Four IMRO National Radio Award Nominations For Radio Kerry

September 4, 2018 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has received four nominations for the 2018 National Radio Awards. The annual awards, sponsored by IMRO, recognise the best in Irish radio and include local, national and regional stations in the 32 counties. The 2018 event will take place on Friday, October 5th at the Lyrath Estate Hotel […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Up In August On Same Month Last Year

New Car Sales In Kerry Up In August On Same Month Last Year

September 4, 2018 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 148 new car sales in August, an increase on the same month last year according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was an increase of 23, or around 18 percent, on the figure of 125 from August 2017. So far this […]

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Cllr Sam Locke.

Cllr Calls For Zero Tolerance Approach To Council Tenants Causing Misery In Estates

September 4, 2018 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has called for changes in council tenancy agreements to give more power to the local authority when it comes to dealing with individuals who are making their neighbours’ lives a misery in estates. Speaking at Monday’s Tralee MD meeting, Cllr Locke said residents in estates […]

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The junction at Connolly Park/Rock Street which is to be upgraded before a 28 unit housing estate is completed.

Rock Street/Connolly Park Junction To Be Upgraded Before New Housing Estate Is Occupied

September 4, 2018 at 11:03 am 2 comments

THE busy junction connecting Connolly Park with Rock Street is to be upgraded before a 28 unit social housing development nearby is occupied. Councillors unanimously approved the construction of the estate, which will be located in the lands behind Scoil Eoin Primary School, adjacent to Stacks Villas and south of Connolly Park, […]

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Delegation From Chinese Province Visits Tralee

September 4, 2018 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

A DELEGATION from the Zheijiang Province in eastern China visited Tralee on Friday. The province has a long-standing relationship with Kerry following the establishment of cultural and educational links in 2012 and a Cultural Festival hosted in Tralee in 2015. The political and economic delegation met with the Cathaoirleach and […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information After Collision Between Young Boy And Cyclist

Gardaí Appeal For Information After Collision Between Young Boy And Cyclist

September 3, 2018 at 5:54 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating an incident where a young boy was injured when he was involved in a collision with a cyclist in the town centre last week. On Wednesday last, the boy aged between 8 and 10 years was with his parents in the Abbeycourt area at about […]

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Councillors Approve Plans For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Councillors Approve Plans For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

September 3, 2018 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLORS in the Tralee Municipal District have approved plans for the development of a ten-kilometre greenway between Tralee and Fenit. The project will see a continuation of an amenity trail on the outskirts of the town which was developed by Kerry County Council in 2016 and which links Casement Railway […]

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The damaged defibrillator case on The Mall.

Appeal For Information After Defibrillator Cabinet Vandalised On The Mall

September 3, 2018 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for information after the cabinet for the recently installed defibrillator on The Mall was vandalised on Saturday night/Sunday morning. Tralee First Responders put up photos of the damage on their facebook page on Sunday afternoon. The glass on the cabinet was broken, but the defibrillator itself was […]

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Conor O'Grady.

Siamsa Tíre’s Artist In Residence To Give Public Talk

September 3, 2018 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre’s artist-in-residence, Conor O’Grady will be giving a talk on his residency in Tralee and the work he has been undertaking over the last two months. The talk will take place on Thursday, September 6 next at 3pm in the Gallery at Siamsa Tíre and is open to the public and […]

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The Neilus Flynn trophy visits Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Included is Sean Ó Cíosáin, Liam de Staic, Ruairi MacAmhlaoibh and Eoin de Staic. Darren Ó Briain, Principal Ruairí Ó Cinnéide, Aodáin Ó Seanachain and teacher Fearghus Mac Muiris who is manager of the Lixnaw team. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating Hurling And Academic Achievements At The Gaelcholáiste

September 3, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY saw great achievements in the sporting and academic spheres acknowledged at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Abbeydorney won the minor hurling championship over a week ago now and the school has some students who played a part in the victory. Also Briain Mac Amhlaoibh, who completed his Leaving Cert this year at […]

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Launching the Cultural Archive Awards at Tralee Library were Michael Lynch and Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley.

Applications Invited For Cultural Archive Awards

September 3, 2018 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2018 Kerry County Council Cultural Archive Awards application process was launched by Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at the Local History and Archive Section of Kerry Library this week. Applications are invited for the development or preserving an archive with the intended cultural impact of preserving […]

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

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

September 2, 2018 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that July saw 24 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,806,824. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in July was a house in Knockanish, The Spa, for €320,000, while the lowest […]

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Shane O'Callaghan in the ball. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Clubs Advance In County Senior Football Championship

September 2, 2018 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys both enjoyed wins in the first round of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC last night, but St Brendan’s were well beaten by East Kerry. Kerins O’Rahillys travelled to Listowel to play Feale Rangers and came away 3-15 to 0-16 victors. The real damage was done […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 2, 2018 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… There’s been many fine evenings at this spot… Fine evening in Tralee pic.twitter.com/apuO3AL3i0 — Kerry GAA (@Kerry_Official) September 1, […]

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