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Bishop Ray Browne with Dr. Patricia Kieran of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and Fr Ger Godley at the launch of the Be Christ's Joy Diocese of Kerry Pastoral Plan 2016-2020 at The Malton, Killarney on Monday.
Photo by Michelle Cooper Galvin

Kerry Diocesan Public Talk On ‘Exploring Family Life’

January 3, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

DR. Patricia Kieran will present the annual Diocesan Public Talk, on Tuesday, January 9, at 8pm in The Gleneagle, Killarney. The theme is ‘Exploring Family Life’.  Patricia is a lecturer in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, in the Department of Learning Society and Religious Education. She is no stranger to Kerry […]

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Gardaí Investigate Graffiti On Side Of Train Carriages At Casement Station

Gardaí Investigate Graffiti On Side Of Train Carriages At Casement Station

January 2, 2018 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating after an incident of criminal damage on train carriages in Casement Station, Tralee. Graffiti on the exterior of two carriages was discovered on Christmas Day morning and gardaí say it looks like some time and work went into painting what they described as the person’s ‘signature or […]

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Status Orange Wind Warning Extended For Kerry Until Tomorrow

Status Orange Wind Warning Extended For Kerry Until Tomorrow

January 2, 2018 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Status Orange weather warning issued this morning by Met Eireann has been extended this afternoon for four counties including Kerry. The wind and rain arrived early this afternoon to Kerry and will now continue until 2pm tomorrow. The warning was extended for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry. It was […]

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Participants at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Active At The Annual Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle

January 2, 2018 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TIME to get active again after the Christmas/New Year period and what better way than to achieve this than by getting the bike out for a cycle. The Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle takes place Saturday, January 13 at 11am from St. Pat’s GAA Club, Blennerville. The event is held annually […]

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Massive Increase In Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK Since Decade Began

Massive Increase In Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK Since Decade Began

January 2, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE numbers of patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry has risen from 623 in 2010 to 2,215  in 2017 according the the latest trolley watch figures. The figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) also show that there was an increase of one third on the […]

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DUP Leader, Arlene Foster.

DUP Leader To Speak At Conference In Kerry This Month

January 2, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

DUP leader Arlene Foster and influential Scottish Government Minister, Michael Russell, will be part of a high-powered gathering of politicians and business leaders at a major conference in Kerry focusing on the impact of Brexit on Ireland, the UK and the European Union. The Killarney Economic Conference will take place […]

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Orange Weather Warning For Kerry This Afternoon/Evening

Orange Weather Warning For Kerry This Afternoon/Evening

January 2, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

MET Eireann has updated its weather warning to include Kerry and the rest of Munster in the Status Orange area today. The wind warning is for Munster, Leinster and south Galway. Storm Eleanor will move in off the Atlantic later this afternoon and will move very quickly across the country this […]

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REPORT: Pemberton’s Clutch Shots Keep Warriors In Gear

REPORT: Pemberton’s Clutch Shots Keep Warriors In Gear

January 2, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win on Saturday night on the road in Dublin… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors finished 2017 in second place on the Super League table after securing their 10thwin of the season with a last gasp one point win over bottom of the table KUBS in the […]

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Finbarr and Mairead Canty and Kate and David Leen at The Rose Hotel's New Year's Eve Black-Tie Ball. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style At The Rose Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Ball

January 1, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the fireworks were kicking off in the town centre, over 65 people were arriving in The Rose Hotel for a swish night out to welcome 2018. While many hotels used to host New Year’s Eve balls in the past, The Rose Hotel was the only place to hold a […]

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At the launch of the 5k A Day for January Challenge in the Ashe Hotel earlier this month were, kneeling;  Luke Boyle. Back; Colin 'Poshey' Aherne, Elma Walsh and Breda Dyland. Photo by Dermot Crean

5k A Day Challenge For January Has Already Raised A Lot Of Money

January 1, 2018 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

TODAY is the day. The turkey and ham are well gone, the bottle banks are heaving and changes have had to be made to notches on the belt. Now it’s time for a change and the perfect start can be made by starting the 5k a day January challenge for positive […]

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At the Tralee Credit Union AGM last night in The Rose Hotel were; Front Row from left;
Sean Roche, John O’Connor, Tom Lawlor, Aoife Lynch, John Welch. Back Row: Michael O’Sullivan, Eddie Enright, Richard Bono, Caroline Sugrue, Pa Laide, Una Glazier-Farmer, Danny Kerins. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The News From December…

December 31, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of the year, here’s some of the stories we brought you in December… • KIERAN Donaghy announced  that he will not be retiring from the Kerry team and is available for selection in the 2018 season. He spoke to his family and Eamonn Fitzmaurice and decided he will […]

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Top 10 Most Viewed Stories Of 2017 On TraleeToday.ie

Top 10 Most Viewed Stories Of 2017 On TraleeToday.ie

December 31, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

From new businesses to Rose Ball glamour and viral videos, we countdown the 10 stories that garnered the most page views on the TraleeToday.ie website in 2017… Note: All figures below are page views on the website, not Facebook reach which is entirely different. 10. Scam warning… Back in March, […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 31, 2017 at 11:24 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)… An alternative view in Fenit… Alternative!#TBSC #Fenit #Lighthouse #SeaView pic.twitter.com/AqacH4ToRe […]

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PHOTOS: The News From November…

PHOTOS: The News From November…

December 31, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of the year, here’s some of the stories we brought you in November… • GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors head coach, Mark Bernsen, won the Basketball Ireland Super League Coach of the Month for October after leading his team to an unbeaten run of four games in the league throughout […]

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Padraig Boyle captains Kerry. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry’s Season Starts With Defeat To Clare

December 31, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Kerry take a beating from Clare in the opening match of the Munster Hurling League in Limerick yesterday… Clare 4-20 Kerry 0-12 The official score in the referees book at the end of the Munster Hurling League was Clare 4-20 Kerry 0-12. Three sports journalists covering the […]

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Roger Harty: New Beginnings

Roger Harty: New Beginnings

December 31, 2017 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT think of a better way to finish the old year and to begin the New year than with a bit of humour. Ok here goes. What’s the difference between commitment and involvement ? In the case of a bacon and egg sandwich – the chicken is involved while […]

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Man Utd fanatic Seamus 'Mogs' O'Mahony looking very pleased with the Premier League Trophy and Cadbury Ladies Ella Scanlon and Katie Walsh at Garvey's Supervalu in Tralee on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

REVIEW 2017: The News From October…

December 30, 2017 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of the year, here’s some of the stories we brought you in October…  • MANOR Village, Knockmoyle and Kerins Park were the estate winners in the Tidy Tralee Together competition and the awards ceremony was held in The Rose Hotel. Prizes were given out in the estates, gardens, […]

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Graham Moriarty Flynn, Isabella Flamini, Andrea O'Callaghan and Daniel Sveda at the CBS The Green students Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The CBS Students’ Debs Ball At Ballyroe

December 30, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from CBS The Green held their Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night and it was a glamorous affair. Around 130 teenagers sat down for a meal followed by a band and DJ and they were joined by some 100 more partygoers for the ‘afters’. We called […]

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Laura Lee Curtin as Cinderella at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: It’s Panto Time As ‘Cinderella’ Starts At Siamsa Tíre

December 30, 2017 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S pantomime time at Siamsa Tíre and Friday saw two sell-0ut performances of Cinderella. Oliver Hurley is the man behind the panto once again and he has created a tremendous treat for all the family. With perennial favourites, Buttons, the wicked stepmother and the ugly sisters, this is a pantomime […]

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The fireworks on Denny Street on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fireworks Display For New Year’s Eve In Town Centre

December 30, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host a special event once again in the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at the Ashe Memorial Hall will mark end of year celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Sunday, December 31. Organised by Kerry County Council and Tralee Chamber Alliance, the fireworks […]

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REVIEW 2017: The News From September…

REVIEW 2017: The News From September…

December 30, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of the year, here’s some of the stories we brought you in September…  • September began with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar paying a visit to town to pay tribute to a party stalwart. He was among 300 people in The Rose Hotel to celebrate the political life of […]

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Know Your Rights: Consumer Rights During Sales

December 30, 2017 at 11:23 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: What are my consumer rights when I buy something in the sales? Can I return sales items? Answer: Your consumer rights during a sale are exactly the same as at […]

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Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

REVIEW 2017: The News From August…

December 29, 2017 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2017, here’s some of the stories we brought you in August… • THE month began with some good news for  local businesses. Four from Tralee made the Retail Excellence Top 100 Stores In Ireland list. Ballyseedy Home and Garden, Corcoran’s Furniture and Carpets at Manor Park, Garvey’s Supervalu […]

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Michelle Greaney (left) of Optimal Fitness looking forward to the 5k/10k Road Race on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Set To Finish The Year On A Fitness High

December 29, 2017 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL woman is encouraging people to get involved in the final 5K/10K road race of the year on New Years Eve in Tralee. Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness presents her first 5k and 10k event starting from The Rose Hotel at 11am on Sunday, December 31 and she is […]

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

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

December 29, 2017 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that November was another good month for sales of houses and apartment in the Tralee area. There were 25 properties sold, fetching a total of €3,754,748. The house that sold for the most in Tralee in November […]

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REVIEW 2017: The News From July…

REVIEW 2017: The News From July…

December 29, 2017 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2017, here’s some of the stories we brought you in July… • IN an escalation of action by local taxi drivers, they withdrew their services on the busiest night of the week as July arrived. The strike action from 7pm on Saturday to Sunday at 7am came after […]

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Storm Dylan Is On The Way But We’ll Escape The Worst

Storm Dylan Is On The Way But We’ll Escape The Worst

December 29, 2017 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S no let up in the weather warnings these days. While there’s a Status Yellow wind warning in place until 1pm on Friday, another one has been issued for Saturday night into Sunday morning as Storm Dylan lands in Ireland. The Status Yellow wind warning is for Munster, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, […]

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Kristen McKenzie Vass, Erika Fox, Maureen McCarthy and Niamh Comerford at the opening of the new Brush N Blush Salon at Market Gate House on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Fashion Blogger Opens New Brush N Blush Salon

December 28, 2017 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TOP fashion and lifestyle blogger, Erika Fox, was in town on Wednesday to open Brush N Blush’s new salon which has created three new jobs. There was a big crowd of well-wishers at the event who enjoyed champagne and canapés to launch the second Blush N Brush from mother and […]

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REVIEW 2017: The News From June…

REVIEW 2017: The News From June…

December 28, 2017 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2017, here’s some of the news we brought you in May… • A FORMER Presentation Secondary School Tralee student was crowned Miss Hull 2017. Agatha Lawton, 24, won the title in the UK city. She moved to Mayo from the UK 18 years ago with her mom […]

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Setting off in the rain on the Tralee RFC fun run on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Good Day At Tralee Rugby Club Despite The Weather

December 28, 2017 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable St Stephen’s Day but they’re made of stern stuff up in Tralee Rugby Club. They weren’t going to let a bit of cold and rain cancel their annual 3k & 5k Fun Run. Around 50 men, women and children set off from the club on the […]

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