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The Junior Einstein Club is coming to Manor West next week.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

October 26, 2018 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and it’s a long one, so make the most of it. Here’s a few things to get up to around town… Friday 1. Winter wardrobe and make-up tips… Looking for some ideas for your winter wardrobe? Tired of wearing the same make up day in day out? […]

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Legal Briefs: Shareholders Agreements Give A Voice To Minority Shareholders in SMEs

Legal Briefs: Shareholders Agreements Give A Voice To Minority Shareholders in SMEs

October 26, 2018 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

With Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) accounting for 99.8% of all Irish business, Alex Hoffman of Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors explains what a shareholders’ agreement is and why you should have one… A shareholders’ agreement is essentially a contract between the shareholders of a company, the basic purpose of which […]

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The seating area for diners on The Mall.

Busking Competition To Bring Music To The Mall This Bank Holiday Weekend

October 25, 2018 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE town centre will be buzzing during the evenings this coming weekend as the town hosts a busking competition on The Mall. The ‘Live On The Mall’ marquee returns with a great line-up to celebrate retaining the Purple Flag in Tralee. Following on from recent successes with live events on the […]

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Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

October 25, 2018 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S had his designs worn by Hollywood royalty but now a Kerry designer can add actual royalty to his list of clients, as Meghan Markle donned a Don O’Neill creation this week. The Duchess of Sussex wore the custom THEIA gown to a reception and dinner hosted by King Tupou VI […]

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Junior infants taking part in the Halloween Fancy Dress fundraiser at Scoil Eoin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ghastly Goings-On For Scoil Eoin’s Halloween Fundraiser

October 25, 2018 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

GHOULS, vampires and zombies invaded Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh on Thursday as the school held a Halloween Fancy Dress Day. This year the fun day was to raise funds for Recovery Haven and children duly obliged wearing Halloween costumes where each child was asked to bring a donation of €2 […]

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Contestants Jordan Bowler, Debbie Guerin, Aileen Galvin, Wayne Duggan.

John Mitchels Prepares For A Night To Remember At ‘Lip Syng’

October 25, 2018 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE contestants are ready to rock the Ballygarry House Hotel this Sunday night in the Ballygarry House Hotel when they take the stage for the first ever John Mitchels GAA Lip Syng. Having put on two successful ‘Strictly’ nights over the past two years, this time it’s a new format […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary’s In Virgin Territory As She Begins On ‘Ireland AM’

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

MANY TV viewers were used to seeing Tralee woman Mary O’Donnell on our screens with Maura and Daithi on the RTE ‘Today’ show over the last few years. But now the beauty expert and social influencer is switching to a new channel where we’ll probably see a lot more of […]

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The 'Boheroe' team.

PHOTOS: Abbeydorney All Set For ‘Battle Of The Parish’ In Ballyroe

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE excitement has building for months and Ballyroe will be buzzing on Sunday at the second Abbeydorney GAA ‘Battle of The Parish’. There’s eight teams assembled who will perform a song, dance and drama segment from a well known movie. There’s all new teams from last year and they’ve been […]

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Bríd Uí Chatháin, Cáit Uí Luanaigh and Michaela McCarthy at the Table Quiz as gaeilge  Iin The Ashe Hotel on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Answering As Gaeilge At Table Quiz For Pieta House

October 25, 2018 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout for a table quiz with a difference on Wednesday night with proceeds raised going to Pieta House. Former Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí student, Damien Kissane from Lixnaw, decided to put on a quiz as gaeilge for the charity at The Ashe Hotel. “It’s for the love of […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn teachers and pupils with Dan Galvin of Kerry Hospice at the cheque presentation.

Gaelscoil’s ‘Maidin Chaife’ Helps Out Kerry Hospice

October 24, 2018 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES, friends and colleagues in Gaelscol Mhic Easmainn came together last month to enjoy a delicious cup of Bewley’s Coffee and fresh home baking in support of our local Hospice. Children in the school were excited to partake in Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning, understanding that this is the main annual […]

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Kevin Williams presenting a cheque to members of Fenit RNLI.

Kevin’s ‘Across The Bay’ Swim Raises Funds For Fenit RNLI

October 24, 2018 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man presented a cheque to Fenit RNLI at the weekend after raising funds at a swimming event in late August. Well-known swimmer Kevin Williams organised the Across The Bay swim from Derrymore beach to Locke’s beach in Fenit, which was an impressive 4.8km. They had 49 swimmers taking part, […]

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Mercy Mounthawk student Cillian Griffin presents a cheque to Elma Walsh of the Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation, the proceeds of the basketball match between teachers and pupils. Also pictured is teacher Olivia Dineen and TY students. Photo by Dermot Crean

Teachers Against Students Game Raises Funds For Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation

October 24, 2018 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Mounthawk took on the teachers in a fundraising basketball match recently and the main winners were the Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation. The event took place as part of the schools Health and Wellbeing Week held from October 8 to October 12, as teacher Olivia Dineen explained. “The […]

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o'donnells mounthawk

Table Quiz To Help Send Dancers To Competition In Barcelona

October 24, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night, then you can test your knowledge at a table quiz in O’Donnell’s Mounthawk. The Academy Of Dance is holding the event to help raise funds to send dancers to the International Dance Competition in Barcelona next April. The Academy, which teaches […]

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Launching the new CBS The Green App were pupils Kealan Downey and Donnacha Sayers with Principal Anne O'Callaghan and members of the Parents Council, Anne O'Connell, Catherine Kerins and Grainne Hayes. Photo by Dermot Crean

CBS The Green Launches New App To Improve Communication

October 24, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW app which will improve communication between CBS The Green, the parents, students and all involved in the school has just been launched. It is available on the Apps Store & Google Play by searching for ‘CBS The Green’. The app  allows parents and students to have instant access […]

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Eileen Whelan, Audrey Moran, Eileen Moran and Con O'Connor looking forward to the Coffee/Fashion morning to highlight the Grace Moran Memorial Walk and to raise funds  for Cuan Mhuire, Pieta House and MS Branch.

Paco Fundraiser To Raise Awareness Of Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 24, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

PACO in Tralee are once again holding a coffee/fashion morning fundraiser for a great cause this Friday. Aileen Whelan from the store on The Mall has, in the past, held fundraisers for Recovery Haven, Nano Nagle School, MS Tralee District Branch, Inspired, Blennerville Rehabcare and  defibrillators for Tralee among others. […]

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Majella Duignan (centre) of Nutrifit with Nancy Keane, Maria Maher, Saira Riaz and Tahira Siddique at the Coffee Morning in aid of Recovery Haven at Nutrifit on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Nutrifit’s Coffee Morning Helps Out Recovery Haven

October 24, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED women’s health and fitness business was even busier than normal on Tuesday morning for a special fundraiser for local cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. Nutrifit for Women at Princes Street (above Il Pomo Dor0 Restaurant) held a coffee morning where members brought in cakes, buns, pies and scones […]

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Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí students in Italy.

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Enjoy Italian Adventure

October 24, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí student, Ciarán Ó Donnchú, reports on the 5th year students recent trip to Italy…  After weeks of endless anticipation, the time had finally arrived for the 5th year students of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí to set off on their school tour to Lake Garda. As the bus departed the school just […]

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Ballygarry House Hotel staff celebrate recent awards.

Ballygarry House Hotel Wins Munster Wedding Venue Of The Year Award

October 23, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYGARRY House Hotel was a winner at the the 2018 National Hospitality Awards (NHA) held in the Shelbourne Hotel. The NHA awards are judged by industry professionals to a rigorous standard and Ballygarry House Hotel beat off some stellar competition to win Munster Wedding Venue of the Year. It was […]

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In front; Na Gaeil ladies team manager Eddie Sheehy with Na Gaeil captain Susan Fernane and AIB Tralee Branch Manager, Stephen Stack. Also included at back is Na Gaeil players Sarah Barrett and Cara O'Neill, Kieran O'Donovan of AIB Tralee, player Clodagh McHugh, Secretary of Na Gaeil Ladies Club Janice McHugh and Siobhan Barrett of AIB Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

AIB Helps Out Na Gaeil Ladies As They Prepare For All-Ireland Quarter-Final

October 23, 2018 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

NA Gaeil ladies football team is flying at the moment and after winning the Munster Intermediate title a couple of weeks ago, now the quest is on for an All-Ireland title. Unfortunately though, the next step sees them having to travel to either Edinburgh or London so it’s suddenly become […]

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Niall and Vivienne Nolan with people taking part in the bikeathon at Nolan's Londis on the North Circular Road on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Thousands Raised For Pieta House At Nolan’s Londis Family Day And Bikeathon

October 23, 2018 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

A DAY of fun at Nolan’s Garage on the North Circular Road on Saturday has so far raised over €4,500 for Pieta House. Londis are a Charity partner of Pieta House in 2018 and in conjunction with that, Nolans Londis invited people to take part in a bikeathon for the […]

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Council Warns Of €5,000 Fine For Using Unauthorised Waste Collectors

Council Warns Of €5,000 Fine For Using Unauthorised Waste Collectors

October 23, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Council is telling householders to ensure the person taking their waste has a waste collection permit, or they could be fined up to €5,000. Kerry County Council is this week launching a publicity campaign to raise awareness amongst the public about the hazards of giving waste over to anyone […]

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The suspected cannabis seized from a teenager in Cahersiveen.

Gardaí Seize Over €9,000 Worth Of Suspected Cannabis And Counterfeit Cash From Teenager

October 23, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have arrested a man in his late teens and seized approximately €9100 worth of suspected cannabis and counterfeit cash in Caherciveen, on Monday, October 22. Shortly before 11am, whilst patrolling Main Street in Caherciveen, Gardaí stopped and searched a man. He was found to be in possession of approximately […]

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David Coleman

IT Tralee To Hold Open Day And Information Night For Parents

October 23, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week sees two major events hosted by IT Tralee. Friday sees the college host it’s open day from 9.30am to 1.30pm at the north Campus. Staff and students will be available all day to answer questions from prospective students about programmes, facilities and campus life. There will also be […]

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Great Line-Up Once Again For Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

Great Line-Up Once Again For Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

October 23, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Celebration of Christie Hennessy and Songwriters includes a fantastic line up of musical talent to be enjoyed. The event, which takes place at The Ashe Hotel on the weekend of November 2/3, kicks off on the Friday night at 8pm with the Troubadour Club presented by Francie Conway. […]

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Carmel’s Creative Way Of Turning Vandalised Window Into Halloween Decoration

Carmel’s Creative Way Of Turning Vandalised Window Into Halloween Decoration

October 23, 2018 at 10:03 am 1 comment

IF you passed That’s Perfect on the Mall in the past couple of days you might have noticed something on the window. In the early hours of Sunday morning, someone decided to vandalise the window of the shop and succeeded in causing a large crack. Gardaí are investigating and looking at […]

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Ferris Seeks Clarity On Hip And Knee Surgeries At UHK

Ferris Seeks Clarity On Hip And Knee Surgeries At UHK

October 23, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Toireasa Ferris has called for answers on the status of hip and knee replacement procedures at University Hospital Kerry. Speaking yesterday, Cllr Ferris stated: “Despite reassurances from management that hip and knee replacements would recommend the week beginning the 15th October, we have been informed this has […]

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Fiona Leahy, Kerry LEO; Lisa O’Carroll, Kerry LEO; Nicola Lawless, Kerry Flyer; Michelle Keane, Mibeau Interiors; Liz Maher, Kerry Businesswomen’s Network; Diana McCarthy, NEWKD Home Maintenance Service

Kerry Entrepreneurs Attend National Women’s Enterprise Day Event

October 22, 2018 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

FEMALE entrepreneurs from Kerry took part in Ireland’s largest National Women’s Enterprise Day on Thursday, October 18 when they attended their local event at Clayton Silver Springs Hotel in Tivoli, Cork City. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices, and now in its 12th year, over 1,400 female entrepreneurs attended […]

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Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

October 22, 2018 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE local branch of the Irish Red Cross is getting on board with an initiative to get people moving, more healthy and also to bring the community together. The Healthy Steps active lifestyle programme was developed to address health issues and promote social inclusion in communities around Ireland. The service […]

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Black 47 actors Freddie Fox and Barry Keoghan with Kerry Film Festival director Maeve McGrath pictured at The Killarney Cinema at the weekend.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

Kerry Film Festival Holds Awards Ceremony

October 22, 2018 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING another wonderful year of Irish and European film premieres, screenings and events, the Kerry Film Festival annual awards ceremony took place after the Irish Premiere of Thunder Roadin the the Plaza Hotel, Killarney on Saturday evening. The 19th edition of the Kerry Film Festival featured short and feature films from […]

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Director of Ballyheigue GAA's Strictly Come Dancing 2018, Joe Burkett, with dancers Laura Galway, Mairead Moriarty, Breda Shanahan and Gráinne Galway. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dancers Announced For Ballyheigue GAA’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing 2018’

October 22, 2018 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S back and promises to be better than ever. Ballyheigue GAA Strictly Come Dancing 2018 was launched at the Clubrooms on Saturday evening and organisers and participants are looking forward to a fantastic night of entertainment on December 8. Following a very successful event in 2017, the organisers have no […]

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