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Tributes Paid To Kerry Team’s Kit-man And Austin Stack Park Caretaker

April 11, 2017 at 11:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Chairman of the Kerry County Board and Kerry senior football manager have both paid tribute to Vincent Linnane who passed away this afternoon. Mr Linnane was caretaker in Austin Stack Park and kit-man for the Kerry senior team and was in Croke Park on Sunday with the team […]

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Andrew Barry Named U21 Player Of The Province For Munster

Andrew Barry Named U21 Player Of The Province For Munster

April 11, 2017 at 9:54 pm Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL’s Andrew Barry  has been selected as the EirGrid GAA U21 Player of the Province for Munster after his performances for Kerry during this year’s championship. Andrew was named Man of the Match in the recent Munster final victory over Cork. This is the first year of the EirGrid GAA […]

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Tesco Stores In Kerry Raise €4,250 For Temple Street

Tesco Stores In Kerry Raise €4,250 For Temple Street

April 11, 2017 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  TESCO stores in Kerry alone raised over €4,250 to support the little heroes of Temple Street last Friday. Over €130,000 was raised by Tesco stores across the country  in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. Tesco colleagues and customers baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations […]

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The Tankard.

Get Your Runners At The Ready For Spa/Fenit Good Friday Walk

April 11, 2017 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Spa/Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice will hold their annual Good Friday 10k scenic route walk and run on Friday, April 14, in memory of the late Jerry O’Sullivan. Participants will take off from The Tankard, Kilfenora, at 11am.  Walkers of all ages are invited to come along, take part and […]

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Jennifer Rock - The Skin Nerd.

The Skin Nerd On The Way To CH Chemists

April 11, 2017 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists are planning the ultimate skincare event for Saturday, May 20, where award winning beauty therapist Jennifer Rock, the Skin Nerd, will appear as a special guest. Jennifer will go through her favourite products and offer advice and recommendations for those that wouldn’t be the best at keeping on […]

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David Moran tries to get passed Dublin's Brian Fenton. Photo by Dermot Crean

David Moran Wins GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week

April 11, 2017 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER his man of the match winning performance on Sunday, it comes as no surprise to see Kerry’s David Moran voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week. The midfielder was inspirational against Dublin in the league final  and earned 50% of the votes on the GAA’s Official Twitter (@officialgaa), Facebook, and Instagram pages with Tipperary’s […]

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At the launch of the Turner's Invitational Cup on Sunday were, from left; Micheal Ladden, Brian McCarthy, Alison Stack, Aidan Turner, Seamus Deady and Paul O'Hanlon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Teams To Do Battle At Easter Sunday Soccer Blitz For Charity

April 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TEAMS from supermarkets, the hospital and the Gardaí will take to the astroturf up in the North Campus of IT Tralee on Easter Sunday for the second annual Turner’s Bar Invitational Cup. There will be ten teams in all taking part with a women’s tournament also taking place. It’s all in aid of Acquired Brain […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Students To The Fore At Kerry Schools Track And Field Champ

PHOTOS: Tralee Students To The Fore At Kerry Schools Track And Field Champ

April 11, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE schools enjoyed big success at the annual Kerry Colleges Track and Field Championships  held in ideal conditions at An Riocht Athletic Track on Thursday last. Around 400 athletes representing 15 secondary schools contested sprints, middle and long distance races;  shot putt, long and high jumps, and to finish off the day, […]

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Pictured at the announcement of the consultants who will draw up the master-plan for the former Denny site, l-r: Aidan Healy (Director, Reddy A+U), Moira Murrell (Chief Executive, Kerry County Council), Mayor of Tralee Cllr Terry O’Brien, Mike Scannell (Tralee Municipal District Manager), Rob Keane (Design Team Leader, Reddy A+U).

Consultant Appointed To Draw Up Plan For Denny Site

April 11, 2017 at 9:43 am 1 comment

  THE rejuvenation of Tralee Town Centre West and the former Denny bacon factory at the Island of Geese in Tralee has taken another step forward with the appointment of consultants to draw up a master-plan for the 2.3 acre site. Reddy Architecture + Urbanism have been tasked with identifying options […]

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Here’s The Draw For The Garvey’s Supervalu County Football Championship

Here’s The Draw For The Garvey’s Supervalu County Football Championship

April 10, 2017 at 8:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE launch and draw for the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship took place this evening at the Pavilion at Austin Stack Park. For the Tralee teams, Austin Stacks will face St Kierans, while Kerins O’Rahillys play the formidable South Kerry side. It’s a local derby with East Kerry facing Rathmore, West Kerry take […]

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Two Na Gaeil Players On Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare

Two Na Gaeil Players On Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare

April 10, 2017 at 8:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Minor Football Team to play Clare in the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship Quarter Final at Austin Stack Park on Wednesday evening has been named. It contains just four of the side who played in the All-Ireland Minor Final last year – Michael Potts, Na Gaeil’s Diarmuid […]

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Vandals Cause Damage To Car In Tralee

Vandals Cause Damage To Car In Tralee

April 10, 2017 at 3:44 pm 1 comment

GARDAI are seeking the public’s help after a car was vandalised in Tralee at the weekend. It happened in the St John’s Park area on Saturday night/Sunday morning. The owners came out on Sunday morning to find vandals had smashed the windows and appeared to have jumped all over the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Weekend Burglaries In Town

April 10, 2017 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating three burglaries in town at the weekend. In Caherslee on Saturday, between 3pm and 6pm a house in the Caherslee area was broken into. Nothing was taken in the course of the burglary. Another house in the Caherslee area was broken into between 3.30pm and […]

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Vocal performance by Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn.

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils To Star In TG4 Series ‘Cleas Act’

April 10, 2017 at 3:09 pm 1 comment

THE children from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn in Tralee will star in a jam-packed episode of TG4’s ‘Cleas Act’ on Easter Sunday, April 16. This series brings Ireland’s funniest, cheekiest and most talented kids to your TV screens. Expect the best ‘out of the mouth of babes’ wisdom as the pupils reveal […]

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Maureen O’Sullivan from Killarney, Co. Kerry has won €28,000 including a holiday on last Saturdays (8th April 2017) National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.  Pictured here at the presentation of the winning cheques were from left to right; Marty Whelan Winning Streak game show co-host; Maureen O’Sullivan the winning player; Dermot Griffin, Chief Executive at the National Lottery  and Sinead Kennedy, Winning Streak game show co-host. The winning ticket was bought from Eurospar. Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Kerry Women Get Lucky On Winning Streak

April 10, 2017 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  AN Abbeydorney woman won a trip to New York and a Tuosist lady went home with €28,000 in prizes after RTE’s Winning Streak show on Saturday.   Eighty-eight-year-old Maureen O’Sullivan of the Tuosist Post Office near Kenmare was one of five contestants on the National Lottery Show. Maureen had lots […]

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Kerry GAA star Johnny Buckley helps Fiona Higgins cut the tape cheered on by well-wishers at the opening of World Of Tiles on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: World Of Tiles Opens At The Mile Height

April 10, 2017 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a stream of people all day at the opening of the new World of Tiles store at the Mile Height on Saturday. Kerry GAA star Johnny Buckley was there to help do the honours and draw the winners of a raffle for €500 worth of tiles. The Dr […]

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Cast Members at the Tenacity School of Performing Arts 'Wonderland' show in Siamsa Tire on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Wonderful Show In Siamsa From Tenacity Performers

April 10, 2017 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun was shining outside but there was still a great crowd in Siamsa on Saturday afternoon for the annual show from Tenacity School of Performing Arts. A cast of over 90 took part in both the matinee and evening performances of ‘Wonderland’. The young performers are from Tralee and all […]

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Patricia O' Connell, Division B Director and Tricia Healy, Tralee Toastmaster.

Tralee Toastmaster Wins Division Part Of International Speech Contest

April 10, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

A MEMBER of Tralee Toastmasters won the Division contest in the Toastmasters International Speech contest on Saturday, April 8. Tricia Healy, originally from Tarbert, beat seven competitors in this round of the competition in the Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick, having previously won her club and area competitions. She will […]

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Rachel O'Connor, with parents Jacinta and Kevin, with her shorn locks. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rachel Loses Her Locks For Rapunzel Foundation

April 10, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG girl from Boherbee made a very kind-hearted gesture on Saturday morning when she shed her locks for a great cause. Rachel O’Connor, a nine year old pupil in Moyderwell Primary, went to Vogue Hair and Beauty on North Circular Road to get her hair cut. Rachel saw a video recently […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 9, 2017 at 2:14 pm 1 comment

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)… Anya was tip-toeing through the daisies in the Town Park… […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns, Val Must, left and Yasser Askar, at this years KWD Recycling County Clean Up Day at Gortatlea outside Tralee town. Now in its sixth year, the County Clean-Up, takes place with the support of Kerry County Council and KWD Recycling, has proven to be a wonderful community event in which people clean up their respective areas.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Huge Community Effort For County Clean-Up

April 9, 2017 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

VOLUNTEERS came out in force yesterday for the 2017 County Clean-Up Day. Now in its sixth year, the County Clean-Up, which took  place with the support of Kerry County Council and KWD Recycling, has proven to be a wonderful community event in which people clean up their respective areas and make […]

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The presentation of a cheque for €3,500 from the Darkness Into Light London Committee last Wednesday night. Photo by Malcolm McNally - The Irish Post

Kerry People In London Help Raise Thousands For Darkness Into Light

April 9, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness into Light London committee members were joined by Brian Higgins, CEO of Pieta House, and representatives of the Clayton Crown hotel last Wednesday to present a cheque to ICAP, the Immigrant Counselling and Psychotherapy charity. Thanks to the generosity of the London Irish community, £3,500 was donated to the […]

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Mommy Moments: When Baby Arrives It’s Okay To Feel Overwhelmed

Mommy Moments: When Baby Arrives It’s Okay To Feel Overwhelmed

April 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s ok to ask for help when the little superstar arrives in your house says Jennifer Kissane… Having a baby is a life changing experience. A baby, despite being so very small demands a huge amount of time and energy and is completely dependent on you. The early days when […]

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Roger Harty: The Cloak

Roger Harty: The Cloak

April 9, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

A few years ago I visited Scotland and while I was there I was enlightened as to the versatility of the traditional Scottish kilt. The traditional kilt was more like a wrap-around and, as such, had many benefits especially if a Scots warrior wanted to venture off into the Highlands […]

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Shane O’Connor, Grainne McPolin and John Herlihy at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students’ Hard Work Pays Off At Kerry ETB Presentation Ceremony

April 8, 2017 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 530 certificates issued by Kerry ETB Training Centre for Spring 2017 and many students were in the Rose Hotel for a presentation of Certificates Ceremony on Thursday night. Awards were presented on the evening for 26 different courses completed, both as full time day courses and part time evening course delivery. […]

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Alice O’Riordan, Finola Fogarty and Trish Byrne at the Lee Strand & National Dairy Council Health & Wellbeing Evening at the Brandon Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Health And Wellbeing Evening In The Brandon

April 8, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR hundred people attended the Lee Strand & National Dairy Council Health & Wellbeing Evening on Thursday in the Brandon Hotel in Tralee. The evening was a star studded event with a host of high profile speakers including former Irish Olympian Derval O’Rourke; Kerry Football Legend and Dancing with the Stars […]

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PHOTOS: Book On Cycling Routes Of Kerry Launched At O’Mahony’s

PHOTOS: Book On Cycling Routes Of Kerry Launched At O’Mahony’s

April 8, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee-based cyclists launched a book on the best cycling routes the Kingdom has to offer at O’Mahony’s Bookshop on Friday evening. ‘Cycling Kerry – Great Road Routes’ (The Collins Press, €14.99) by Donnacha Clifford and David Elton was launched by Tom Daly, cyclist, educator and author of The Rás. They pair have […]

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Karen Corridan, Jeanette Cronin, Rebecca Barry and Sharon Houlihan at Jeanette Cronin's Makeup masterclass at CH Chemists on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Jeanette Cronin Gives Makeup Masterclass At CH Chemists

April 8, 2017 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 70 makeup enthusiasts turned out at CH Chemists for Jeanette Cronin’s Estee Lauder makeup masterclass on Friday. Jeanette has previously worked with INGLOT and is renowned in her field and has a huge following on social media. Jeannette recreated the makeup look she was wearing on the day on the model present. […]

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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

Not Going To Croke Park? Here’s A Few Places To Watch Kerry v Dublin

April 8, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER the fireworks in Tralee last month, this Sunday’s Allianz League Final clash between Kerry and Dublin in Croke Park is being more eagerly anticipated than usual…if that’s possible! If you’re not travelling to HQ , then atmosphere awaits at these locations… 1. A trip to Narieville… With David Moran […]

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Dr Caitlin: The Uncomfortable Condition Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dr Caitlin: The Uncomfortable Condition Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

April 8, 2017 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre at St Brendan’s Park on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)… What is irritable bowel syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder of the large bowel (colon) in which the bowel overreacts to a mild stimulus – such as eating or the presence of […]

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