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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 10, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  (If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… The madness started with this… What a crazy day #BatDad […]

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David O'Doherty is in Siamsa Tire in December 1.

David O’Doherty Comes To Siamsa This Winter

September 10, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

COMEDIAN, author and cycling enthusiast, David O’Doherty is coming back to Tralee this winter for a stand-up show. Self-styled as the Aldi Bublé, the Ryanair Enya, he will present an evening of his latest jokes and songs in Siamsa Tíre on December 1. Tickets are €18 / €16 plus €1 […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Victorious In Under 21 B All-Ireland Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Victorious In Under 21 B All-Ireland Final

September 10, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in Semple Stadium Thurles to see Kerry win the Under 21 Hurling All Ireland B Final yesterday… Kerry 2-12  Wicklow 2-8 I had said in my preview that there would be bonfires in Lixnaw on Saturday night and that Kerry to bring home the Richie McElligott Cup […]

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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 9, 2017 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that July was another busy month for sales of houses and apartment in the Tralee area. There were 26 properties sold fetching a total of €3,598,779. The house that sold for the most was in Lisardboula for […]

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Jack O'Regan (right) showing people the

Local Man Returning From Kenya With New Family And An Exhibition

September 9, 2017 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYHEIGUE man will be coming home this September to celebrate his 40th birthday and he’s bringing an exhibition and some friends with him. Jack O’Regan, son of well-known community activist Joan O’Regan, who lives in the Castlemorris area of Tralee, is the Chairperson of the Irish Kenyan Society in […]

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We’ve Hit The Magic 1,000,000 Page Views A Month For First Time!

We’ve Hit The Magic 1,000,000 Page Views A Month For First Time!

September 9, 2017 at 9:11 am 1 comment

NOT bad for a month’s work. While it’s not uncommon for us to hit 800,000 and 900,000 hits in a 31 day period, yesterday TraleeToday.ie went past the 1,000,000 page views a month mark on the website for the first time. Our many stories on the Rose of Tralee Festival and […]

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Dr Caitlin: Common Illnesses Passed On In The Playground

Dr Caitlin: Common Illnesses Passed On In The Playground

September 9, 2017 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre in St Brendan’s Park on some common illnesses now that children are back at school… If your child’s off to school for the first time, you’re probably far more concerned about how they’ll settle in than whether they’ll be ill. But many common […]

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Know Your Rights: What To Do If You Didn’t Get The Student Grant You Were Expecting

September 9, 2017 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I’ve applied for a student grant to start a college course this year but I didn’t get the grant I was expecting. What can I do? Answer: Applications for the […]

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The captain shake hands before the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lady’s Walk Prevail Over Duagh In Kerry Junior Hurling Final

September 9, 2017 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the Kerry Junior Hurling Championship Final on Friday night in Abbeydorney… Lady’s Walk 3-17 Duagh 0-4 In the final of the Kerry Junior Hurling Championship Lady’s Walk overcame a never say die Duagh team in a one sided game played in Abbeydorney. In fairness the scoreboard dose […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Detroit’ – A Tough But Essential Piece Of Filmmaking

McCann At The Movies: ‘Detroit’ – A Tough But Essential Piece Of Filmmaking

September 9, 2017 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

‘Detroit’ is an emotional and gut-wrenching movie from one of Hollywood’s finest directors says our movie critic, John McCann… The latest feature from Kathryn Bigelow – the Academy Award winning director with a rich back catalogue which includes ‘The Hurt Locker’ and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ – tells the gripping true […]

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Met Eireann Issues Wind Warning For Sunday Night

Met Eireann Issues Wind Warning For Sunday Night

September 8, 2017 at 7:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AT least it’s not rain. Met Eireann are giving us plenty of notice for some windy weather on the way as the weekend comes to a close. A Yellow Status Wind Warning has  been issued Kerry, Galway, Mayo, Clare and Cork, valid from Sunday at 6pm to Monday 9am. Some very strong […]

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Amy Lynch, Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee People To Feature On New RTE Fashion Series ‘Frockfinders’

September 8, 2017 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE people will feature prominently in a new TV series next month about finding that perfect dress. The people from Waddell Media had their cameras in town over the summer months at a number of events, following Kerry Rose contestant Amy Lynch and Danny Leane of Annburys Boutique for the […]

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Seamus Moran is making a feature film in Tralee next month.

Actors And Extras Wanted For Feature Film In Tralee

September 8, 2017 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

A FEATURE film will be made in Tralee this October and the makers are looking for local people to volunteer their services in its production in a number of ways, in return for shares in a co-op. They are looking to cast for actors for speaking parts, as well as […]

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Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra INEC Gig Sells Out In One Minute, New Date Added

Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra INEC Gig Sells Out In One Minute, New Date Added

September 8, 2017 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a phenomenal response this morning when tickets for Jenny Greene and RTÉ Concert Orchestra in the INEC Killarney on December 15th sold out in just one minute! The collaboration has been selling out shows all over the country and will perform their last show of 2017 at Ireland’s biggest […]

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Norette Prendergast, Shannon McCarthy, Jade Crean and Lauren Hurley (Nursing Studies) at the Kerry College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Graduate At Kerry College Of Further Education Ceremony

September 8, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of students donned their caps and gowns at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Thursday evening for the annual Kerry College of Further Education graduation ceremony. There were 625 students enrolled in the past year at the college. Awards conferred on graduates are nationally and internationally recognised at Level 5 and Level […]

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Six Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

Six Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

September 8, 2017 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Cycles, colour runs, big time basketball and family fun days. There’s a few things to get up to this weekend… Friday 1. Quiz time… A fundraising Fun Quiz will be held in Na Gaeil GAA Club at 8.30pm on Friday to help defray costs for a special event later this month […]

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CBS The Green students, Adam Walker, Darragh Sweeney, Armin Heinrich, TJ Heaphy and David Kelliher on their marks, with teacher Caroline Dillane, athlete Shona Heaslip and teacher Helen Kelliher launching the CBS 5k Run at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

CBS The Green Looks Forward To Third Annual Fun Run

September 8, 2017 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE and Irish team athlete Shona Heaslip was present on Thursday to help launch the CBS The Green annual 5k/3K timed fun run which takes place next month. The secondary school is busy preparing for the run which takes place on Sunday,  October 1 at 1pm. Both routes are fast and […]

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The Kerry U21B hurling panel.  Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PREVIEW: Kerry Team To Face Wicklow In All-Ireland Final Named

September 8, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran can’t see anything other than a Kerry win this weekend as the team to face Wicklow in the All-Ireland Under 21B final… The Kerry U21 hurling team take on Wicklow in the final of The All Ireland Under 21 B Hurling on Saturday at 1pm in Thurles and […]

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WATCH: ‘Bat Dad’ Danced A Jig On The Jimmy Kimmel Show Last Night

WATCH: ‘Bat Dad’ Danced A Jig On The Jimmy Kimmel Show Last Night

September 8, 2017 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S one of the biggest talk shows on the world but that didn’t faze the Flemings from Ballymac after they appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Show last night. Tadhg, Derry and Maureen Fleming appeared via Skype on the enormously successful US TV talk show to talk about the success of […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Big-time Basketball Returns To Complex This Weekend

September 7, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Warriors return to action this weekend and that means the crowds will be back in Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre in their hundreds. They host a pre-season tournament over Saturday and Sunday with Neptune, Ballincollig and St Paul’s teams also taking part. On Saturday at 6pm, St Pauls take […]

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Hairy Baby Have A Class T-Shirt In Pipeline For ‘Bat Dad’ Phenomenon

Hairy Baby Have A Class T-Shirt In Pipeline For ‘Bat Dad’ Phenomenon

September 7, 2017 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THIS one will just fly! While Tadhg Fleming’s ‘Bat Dad’ video has now gone way over the 30 million views territory — 20 million on ‘Ladbible’ and 10 million views on ‘Unilad’ Facebook pages alone — it was only natural that the lads from renowned t-shirt makers ‘Hairy Baby’ would […]

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Mayor Wants An Adult Exercise Facility In Town Park

Mayor Wants An Adult Exercise Facility In Town Park

September 7, 2017 at 10:27 am 3 comments

KERRY County Council are to look into installing an adult exercise facility in Tralee Town Park. Mayor of Tralee, Norma Foley, asked the local authority to investigate the potential of installing the facility. The Council said it would investigate the feasibility of the request and they would look at possible […]

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Councillors Request Return Of Diving Boards To Fenit

Councillors Request Return Of Diving Boards To Fenit

September 7, 2017 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLORS have asked that the Council consider the return of diving boards to Fenit, which proved so popular with swimmers in years gone by. A motion was put forward by Sinn Féin Cllr Pa Daly at the meeting of the Tralee Municipal District on Monday morning that the diving boards […]

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Here’s How Many Garda CCTV Cameras Are Working In Town

Here’s How Many Garda CCTV Cameras Are Working In Town

September 7, 2017 at 10:18 am 1 comment

AN Garda Síochána has confirmed to Tralee Municipal District councillors that there are 24 CCTV cameras in operation at the moment in the town. The information was supplied in reply to a motion by Cllr Norma Foley, asking the Council to carry out an evaluation of CCTV cameras in conjunction […]

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Tralee Triathlon Club’s athletes who will be representing Ireland at the ITU World Championships in Rotterdam next week. From left; Ciara Tierney, Paudie Murphy, Philip Dewey (quiz organiser), chairman of Tralee Triathlon club John Quilter, Seamus Hoare and Suzanne O’Sullivan.

Tralee Triathlon Club Members Off To World Championships Next Week

September 7, 2017 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE members of Tralee Triathlon Club will be wearing the Irish colours as they head to Rotterdam to represent Ireland and Kerry at the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam next week. Eight triathletes from the county are representing Ireland and Kerry and their club on the International field. The […]

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Illegal Dumping Near One Of Tralee’s Most Scenic Areas

Illegal Dumping Near One Of Tralee’s Most Scenic Areas

September 7, 2017 at 9:47 am 2 comments

EARLIER this week, Tralee received some disheartening news about it’s placing in the latest Irish Business Against Litter league placing, dropping to 33rd place and being deemed ‘moderately littered’, despite the huge efforts of Tidy Towns volunteers. Councillors rightly said people had to step up and take responsibility for their […]

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Much-Coveted Designer Handbag To Be Won In New Category For Ladies Day

Much-Coveted Designer Handbag To Be Won In New Category For Ladies Day

September 7, 2017 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just over a week to go to ladies day at Listowel Races, stylish women might be interested in a new category in the prizes where they can walk off with a much coveted fashion item. The winner of the Most Iconic Lady at the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at […]

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Siobhan King, Fáilte Ireland, Kieran Ruttledge, Tralee Chamber Alliance, Lisa Geaney, Crag Caves, delegates at the national tourism conference in Listowel today, Wednesday, hosted by Kerry County Council. The conference, with the theme of ‘Working as One on the Wild Atlantic Way – Building Sustainable Communities’.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS***

PHOTOS: Tourism Experts Address Major Conference In Listowel

September 6, 2017 at 3:24 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council hosted a major national tourism conference in Listowel today, Wednesday with a focus on growing and enhancing the Wild Atlantic Way. The event at the Listowel Arms Hotel heard from a wide range of tourism experts and aims to strengthen the links and networks which have been […]

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Final Call For Old Photos For Mitchels Area Calendar

Final Call For Old Photos For Mitchels Area Calendar

September 6, 2017 at 2:03 pm 4 comments

A FINAL call has gone out for photos of the Boherbee/Mitchels area, for their 10th anniversary calendar. The people from the Mitchels Regeneration Project are looking for old photographs of the area; its people, work places, buildings and landmarks. They are asking people to root through their collection of photographs and […]

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WATCH: Fans Thank Kerry GAA Teams In Tralee-Based Video

WATCH: Fans Thank Kerry GAA Teams In Tralee-Based Video

September 6, 2017 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

DAYS before Kerry took on Mayo in the All-Ireland semi-final replay, Jill Harrington and John Ryle from Tralee asked the people of the town to give their support to the lads in a video they made. Well as a follow-up, Jill and John took to the streets and Austin Stack […]

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