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TLI Group's Donagh Shanahan, Aideen O’Connor and Brenda O’Sullivan with Enable Ireland Kerry's Sean Scally at the cheque presentation.

TLI Group Raises Thousands Of Euro For Enable Ireland Kerry

November 8, 2017 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

SEAN Scally from Enable Ireland Kerry Services was presented with cheques totalling €3,399 from TLI Group on Tuesday morning. The Abbeydorney based company selected Enable Ireland as the company’s 2017 Charity of the Year and the money was raised from a series of events and activities organised throughout the year. […]

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Seniz Kuccuk, Riadh O'Sullivan, Grace Myers, Becky Fitzgerald, Kayla Sugrue, Caroline Courtney and Ella Itsede at the Transition Year Parish Day at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Parishes Hold Tenth Annual Day For Transition Years

November 8, 2017 at 8:16 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Tralee schools gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Tuesday for the annual Parishes Day for transition years. The three parishes of St John’s, Our Lady and St Brendan’s and Spa/Churchill form an Area Council to organise the event. The morning saw a talk on climate change, followed […]

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Who Will Win The Kerry U21 Hurling Championship?

Who Will Win The Kerry U21 Hurling Championship?

November 8, 2017 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks at the Kerry Under 21 Hurling Championship Final between Causeway and Crotta O’Neills at Austin Stack Park this Saturday at 2pm in his video preview below…

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Mike Standen.

A Festive Make-Up Masterclass From Benefit Expert

November 8, 2017 at 8:13 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES who would like some tips on how to look fabulous during the Christmas party season might want to go to this event at CH The Mall. Benefit Cosmetics Festive Makeup masterclass with Mike Standen, trend makeup artist from Benefit Cosmetics Ireland, takes place on Thursday, December 7 at 7pm. […]

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County Museum Event To Reveal Tomb’s Ancient Secrets During Science Week

County Museum Event To Reveal Tomb’s Ancient Secrets During Science Week

November 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Museum will reveal the ancient secrets of Killaclohane Portal Tomb using 21st century science next week as part of Science Week. The Tomb in the Lab is a series of discussions, demonstrations and displays taking place during Science Week Ireland. All events are based on Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown, […]

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Zoe’s World: Don’t Fear Change, It Means You’re Moving On To Better Things

Zoe’s World: Don’t Fear Change, It Means You’re Moving On To Better Things

November 7, 2017 at 2:08 pm 2 comments

IN the past I have often referred to my particular dislike for the notion of ‘change’. Throughout my childhood I always wanted things to remain stable, thinking that if things remained the same then I would be safe. It’s only all of these years later that I can finally admit […]

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Evelyn Horvath, Ryanair, Maurice Whelan, Ireland Walk, Catriona Ni Churrain, Cloghane/Brandon Tourism Group, Aine O'Sullivan, German Rose of Tralee and Noel Ryan, Kerry Airport pictured at the historic Branderburg Gate in Berlin Germany at the weekend as part of a Kerry Business delegation promoting tourism and the inaugural twice weekly Ryanair flight to Berlin from Kerry. The flight will operate between Kerry Airport and Berlin Shoenefeld every Thursday & Sunday.
Photo: Don MacMonagle 


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Berlin Route To Have Huge Benefits For Kerry Tourism

November 7, 2017 at 9:55 am 1 comment

THE organisers of last weekend’s three-day Kerry tourism promotional visit to Berlin have hailed it an outstanding success. The 35-strong group, led by Minister Brendan Griffin TD and Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan, held a series of engagements with tourism trade, media and consumer groups. They also held a […]

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Shauna Enright, Mark Bright and Anne Marie Bright at the Class of 2017 IT Tralee Mental Health and General Nursing Graduates Ball at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Have A Ball To Celebrate Graduation From IT Tralee

November 7, 2017 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been working hard for the past four years so they deserved a great night out. The IT Tralee Mental Health and General Nursing Class of 2017 decided to have one last get together at their graduation ball on Saturday night in The Rose Hotel, where 95 people enjoyed glass […]

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Are You Missing A Bike? The Gardaí In Tralee Might Have It

Are You Missing A Bike? The Gardaí In Tralee Might Have It

November 7, 2017 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee have a bicycle at the station which they are looking to reunite with its owner. The gardaí recovered the Gant bicycle from Casement Station in Tralee on October 29. The bike has not been reported stolen. The silver/grey bicycle is in excellent condition so give them a […]

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Public Meeting On Creative Ireland Kerry Programme To Be Held In Tralee

Public Meeting On Creative Ireland Kerry Programme To Be Held In Tralee

November 7, 2017 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Councillor John Sheahan is inviting the public to attend a consultation meeting about the Creative Ireland Kerry programme at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday, November 14 from 7.30-9.00pm. “The 2017 Creative Ireland Kerry Action Plan was informed by public meetings and this approach is set to […]

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Kerry Community Groups Invited To Meeting On New Seniors Alert Scheme

Kerry Community Groups Invited To Meeting On New Seniors Alert Scheme

November 7, 2017 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY community groups are being encouraged to attend an information meeting on the new Seniors Alert Scheme on Wednesday, November 15 in Dromhall Hotel, Killarney. The new Seniors Alert Scheme  provides older persons (65 years +) with a free personal monitored alarm and is run by local groups around the […]

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Music Fans Set To Flock To Dingle For Other Voices Festival

Music Fans Set To Flock To Dingle For Other Voices Festival

November 7, 2017 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE eir Other Voices Festival returns to Dingle, from December 1-3 and while the musical heart of eir Other Voices beats stronger than ever within the walls of St. James’ Church, beyond the chapel gates a three-day festival of music, song and story has evolved, on the streets and laneways, […]

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Wayne Quillinan.

New Manager Of Austin Stacks Senior Team Announced

November 6, 2017 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks have confirmed that Wayne Quillinan has been appointed as the senior football team manager for the forthcoming season. He takes over from Pat Flanagan who stepped down after Austin Stacks defeat to West Kerry in the county championship quarter-final. He was previously in charge of their senior team […]

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Gardaí Seek Information About Fire At House In Fenit

Gardaí Seek Information About Fire At House In Fenit

November 6, 2017 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for information after a break-in to a house at Island View in Fenit. The owner was away for a month and returned on October 29 to find there was fire damage in the back of the house. Gardaí say the incident occurred between October 2-29 and are […]

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Gardaí Reissue Warning About Phone Scams

Gardaí Reissue Warning About Phone Scams

November 6, 2017 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have reissued a warning about phone scams after reports that people have been caught by fraudsters. Gardai say scammers are using numbers beginning with 021 or 066 making it look like they are calls from local numbers, but on closer inspection the number is much longer than those which […]

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24/10/2017  Yes Chef Awards in the Strand Hotel. 
Photograph Liam Burke Press 22.

IT Tralee Students Cook For Top Chefs At Awards

November 6, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

CHEFS from Institute of Technology Tralee cooked for Ireland’s finest purveyors of culinary hospitality at the YesChef awards in The Limerick Strand recently and some former students were part of the team which won awards. With a full house of 450 guests, the evening was a celebration of the hospitality industry […]

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PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahillys In Facile Win Over Ballymac In Town Championship Final

PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahillys In Facile Win Over Ballymac In Town Championship Final

November 6, 2017 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahillys 5-18 Ballymacelligott 1-7 Ballymac were no match for a Kerins O’Rahillys side who finished their season with some silverware by winning the Lee Strand Town Championship Final at Connolly Park on Sunday afternoon. It was O’Rahillys second successive town championship final win over the same opposition who struggled […]

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The launch of the Banna Beach Resort Winter Rally yesterday.

Over 80 Entrants Expected For Banna Beach Resort Kerry Winter Rally Next Sunday

November 6, 2017 at 12:41 pm 1 comment

KERRY Motor Club will host its annual Banna Beach Resort Kerry Winter Rally on Sunday next with over 80 cars expected to take to the start line of the popular end of season event. Contested over six special stages in the Ardfert area of North Kerry, where recent farming activity […]

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Action from Saturday night's game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Given Tough Lesson By UCD

November 6, 2017 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell reports on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors defeat at the hands of UCD Marian at Tralee Sports Complex on Saturday night… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 63 UCD Marian 92 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors surrendered their place at the head of affairs in the Super League to keen rivals UCD Marian in a […]

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REPORT: Ballyduff Come Up Short Against Kanturk Munster IHC Semi-Final

REPORT: Ballyduff Come Up Short Against Kanturk Munster IHC Semi-Final

November 6, 2017 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran says Ballyduff gave it their all, but came up short against Kanturk in the Munster Intermediate semi-final on Sunday in Austin Stack Park… Ballyduff 2-12 Kanturk 1-20 A five point victory for the Cork big guns, but they were put to the pin of their collar by Ballyduff. […]

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PHOTOS: Looking Stylish At Ballyheigue GAA’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Looking Stylish At Ballyheigue GAA’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 2)

November 5, 2017 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

AS we told you earlier (click here for previous story), Ballyheigue GAA’s first ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ was a massive success on Saturday night. It was the loudest crowd we ever heard for an opening dance at a ‘Strictly’ event and everyone had a great time at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel […]

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Jimmy Ross unveils the plaque to his brother Christie at St John's Park on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Christie Hennessy Plaque Marks His Birthplace At St John’s Park

November 5, 2017 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A SMALL gathering of musicians and supporters of the Christie Hennessy Festival gathered at an archway in St John’s Park on Saturday afternoon for the unveiling of a plaque to the late singer. Although Christie grew up in Casement’s Avenue, it was in a cottage at 2 Steeple View, formerly […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 5, 2017 at 10:56 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)… We love it too Anna… In love with Tralee’s new […]

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Lira Hoxha (Information Systems Management), LIranda Krasniqi (Computing with Software Development) and Tina Kastrati (Bachelor of Business Hons Degree) at the IT Tralee Conferring Ceremony on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Students From School of Business, Computing & Humanities Conferred

November 5, 2017 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee 2017 Conferrings concluded on Friday afternoon, when students from the courses in the School of Business, Computing & Humanities received their qualifications in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre. The courses were in Hotel, Culinary and Tourism, Business Studies, Creative Media & Information Technology and Computing. The conferrings are the main highlight […]

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Susan Lacey, Joan Keating and Fiona Casey, contestants in the Ballyheigue GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Night At Ballyheigue GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 1)

November 5, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE noise was incredible as the Ballyheigue GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ contestants took to the floor for the opening dance and it set the tone for a fantastic night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. This was the club’s first trip to ‘Strictly-land’ and it’s one they’re sure to re-visit after […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway Show Strength To Reach U21 Hurling Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway Show Strength To Reach U21 Hurling Final

November 5, 2017 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Causeway advanced to the final of the Acorn Life Kerry Under 21 Hurling Championship after defeating St Brendan’s yesterday. Mike O’Halloran reports… Causeway 3-13 St Brendan’s 2-5 Following their impressive win over Lixnaw in the quarters of this competition last weekend, Causeway installed themselves as firm favourites to win this […]

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The Crotta O'Neills team. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT: Crotta Make U21 Final After Battle With Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue

November 5, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the Acorn Life Kerry U21 Hurling Championship semi-final yesterday between Crotta O’Neills to Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue… Crotta O’Neills 1-15 Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue 0-14 (after extra time) Adam O’Sullivan came up from his goalkeeping duties to bring Crotta back from the brink of defeat, to point a free in ordinary time, a free […]

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Roger Harty: Why There Are No Problems In Life

Roger Harty: Why There Are No Problems In Life

November 5, 2017 at 9:28 am 1 comment

I FIRST came across this idea in Eckhart Tolle’s bestselling book ‘The Power of Now’ about ten years ago. To be honest when I first read it I thought it was the most ridiculous statement ever written and that it could not possibly be true as sure everybody has problems […]

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WATCH: Barry John Keane Makes Half-Court Shot At Warriors Game

WATCH: Barry John Keane Makes Half-Court Shot At Warriors Game

November 4, 2017 at 9:21 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN you’ve got it, you’ve got it. That’s the case with Kerry and Kerins O’Rahillys star, Barry John Keane, who had a go at the half-court shot during half-time in the Tralee Warriors v UCD Marian game tonight in the Sports Complex. The challenge invites people to take a shot […]

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Kieran Donaghy with youngsters at his Basketball Camp on Friday at John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kieran’s Camp Inspires The Next Generation Of Basketballers

November 4, 2017 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy held his basketball camp during the week and there was another huge turnout. The John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy was buzzing with over 180 youngsters taking part and they received expert coaching from Kieran and his Warriors buddies, among others. “I hold one camp a year but […]

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