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Beds Nearly Booked Out Already For Rose Festival

Beds Nearly Booked Out Already For Rose Festival

July 9, 2014 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

  WITH the Rose of Tralee just five weeks away it’s emerged that the town is almost booked 0ut already. Tralee Chamber Alliance recently conducted a survey of some of the town’s largest accommodation providers and, as of the end of June, there were just over 300 hotel and apartment […]

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U6 Kids at the Churchill GAA Cúl Camp. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Churchill GAA Stars Of The Future At Cúl Camp

July 9, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week Churchill GAA are holding their annual summer Gaelic Football Cúl Camp for boys and girls in the U6, U8, U10 and U12 age groups. The summer camp is taking place in Churchill GAA grounds and runs from Monday to Friday. “It’s been going great,” said camp co-coordinator John Griffin. […]

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Council Round-Up: Killerisk Crossings And Concrete Slab Safety Issues

Council Round-Up: Killerisk Crossings And Concrete Slab Safety Issues

July 9, 2014 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT may be some time before a pedestrian crossing is introduced in the Killerisk area, councillors were told at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday. Cllr Norma Foley (FF) asked that a pedestrian crossing be provided on the Killerisk road Tralee as a matter […]

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Sé O'Neill, Mike O'Neill and Mike Moriarty outside the old Garda station in Fenit. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Fenit Locals Concerned After Vandalism To Cars And Lighthouse

July 9, 2014 at 11:01 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more A SPATE of vandalism in Fenit and damage to the lighthouse there, has prompted some residents to call for the Garda station to be reinstated. Locals were horrified when it was discovered on Friday that vandals had smashed windows and gained entry to the […]

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World Cup Betting Tips: Argentina To Sink The Netherlands

World Cup Betting Tips: Argentina To Sink The Netherlands

July 9, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WELL who saw that coming last night? We did tip Muller to score the first goal at 7/1 but not the humiliation that followed. In the second semi-final of the World Cup, the Netherlands will face Argentina for a chance to play Germany for the […]

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Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

July 9, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition NEW York fashion designer, Don O’Neill will showcase Red Carpet gowns from THEIA’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection at the 2014 Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show. The Kerry-native will be among a star-studded line-up of designers and boutiques in the Festival […]

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Cllrs Spring And Foley Nominated To Board Of Tralee Chamber Alliance

Cllrs Spring And Foley Nominated To Board Of Tralee Chamber Alliance

July 8, 2014 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fail councillor Norma Foley and Labour’s Graham Spring were nominated to the board of Tralee Chamber Alliance at Monday’s meeting of the Municipal District of Tralee. But it wasn’t without a request from Sinn Fein’s Toireasa Ferris to allow her party colleague, Cllr Pa Daly to be appointed to the board, due […]

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Gary Keane

Tralee People Urged To Get Gary To The Picnic

July 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more TRALEE musician Gary Keane is making a charge to play The Electric Picnic festival this summer and needs your votes to get him there! Gary has been shortlisted on the 2FM website along with 30 other artists from around the country and now […]

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Barry O’Shea: Absolute Perfection From Kerry

Barry O’Shea: Absolute Perfection From Kerry

July 8, 2014 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more Former Kerry star, Barry O’Shea, says Kerry gave a perfect performance on Sunday, but the players won’t be getting carried away…  ONE moment that set the tone for the win over Cork on Sunday came early in the first half. Anthony Maher and Bryan […]

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Andrea Hogan (centre in white top) with members of the Pink Ladies And Gents Committee, family and friends handing over the cheques to Breast Care Nurse, Mary O'Donoghue (standing in blue top next to Andrea) accepting on behalf of the Oncology Unit of Kerry General Hospital and the Breast Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nearly €8,000 Raised By Andrea And The Pink Heroes

July 8, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AN amazing figure of nearly €8,000 was raised in a week in two events, inspired by an Ardfert lady who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Mother of two, Andrea Hogan decided to do something positive when she heard her news. Along with friends, they […]

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World Cup Betting Tips: Germans To Deliver A Knockout Blow To Hosts

World Cup Betting Tips: Germans To Deliver A Knockout Blow To Hosts

July 8, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WE’RE down to the last four now and teams get more defensive as the competition enters its final week. The first of the semi-finals takes place tonight and sees the hosts Brazil take on the might of the Germans. Brazil v Germany What have learned […]

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All-Ireland Title For Tralee Pipes and Drums Band

All-Ireland Title For Tralee Pipes and Drums Band

July 8, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition FRESH from the youngsters of John Mitchels bringing an All-Ireland to town, the members of Tralee Pipes And Drums Band brought more glory home last weekend. The band travelled to New Ross for the All-Ireland Pipeband Championships on Saturday and came away with […]

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Mary O’Donnell: How To Get Happy Feet

Mary O’Donnell: How To Get Happy Feet

July 8, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for details of special event ACCORDING to the big heel reveal survey by Micro Pedi, unattractive feet are the biggest turn-off for Irish women. Men’s feet are the least favoured body part for Irish women and say unattractive feet would be a dealbreaker in a relationship. […]

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Five Things We Learned From Kerry’s Majestic Performance

Five Things We Learned From Kerry’s Majestic Performance

July 7, 2014 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TraleeToday.ie’s Gavin O’Connor was at the match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh yesterday to witness a powerful performance by the men in green and gold. Here’s what he learned… 1. Kerry are a lot better than we thought! I’ll hold my hands up and say […]

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Martin O’Connor (fifth from left) receiving the keys to his new Citroen C4 from Fintan Ryan CEO Tralee Credit Union, with his brother Michael Fox O’Connor, sisters Elizabeth Mason, Ann Ryle, Patsy O’Connor. Also in the photo is Helen Geary, Tralee Credit Union and Jimmy O’Sullivan, Bill Naughton Ltd.

Martin Wins New Car Thanks To Tralee Credit Union

July 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A RAHOONANE resident is the latest winner of Tralee Credit Union’s Members Car Draw. A delighted and overwhelmed Martin O’Connor had great support from family and friends when he  picked up his brand new Citroen 4 this week at the Ashe Street branch. […]

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Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

Mayor Of Tralee To Get Annual Allowance Of €12,000

July 7, 2014 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for news of special event on July 11 THE new Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Jim Finucane, will get an annual allowance of €12,000 it was agreed at the meeting of the Municipal District of Tralee meeting on Monday. Councillors were asked to consider the payment of an […]

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At the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle were, from left: Sarah Waldron, Meave O'Rahilly, Peter Lynch, Linda Lynch, Daire Dunne, Fiachra Dunne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Contingent Of Tralee Cyclists Complete The Ring

July 7, 2014 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more NEARLY 10,000 cyclists set off from the New Street Car Park in Killarney on Saturday morning to take part in the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle. The weather didn’t look favourably on participants, but we’re sure many welcomed the sprinkle of rain on the 180km route […]

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At the graduation for students of the Healthcare Support Course were, from left: Jack O'Doherty, Dylan O'Doherty, Linda O'Doherty, Tom O'Doherty, Dharma O'Doherty. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Students Celebrate Graduation From Healthcare Course

July 7, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more IT was a momentous night for the students of a Healthcare Support Course and their families, as they graduated from the ten month long course which took place in Rahoonane Community Center. The Healthcare Support Course, which prepares people to be healthcare workers, […]

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Michal Wagner: Songs In The Key Of Life

Michal Wagner: Songs In The Key Of Life

July 7, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Michal “Wiggles” Wagner is the lead singer of Chapter 2, an acoustic cover band who has been carving out a living for themselves in Tralee pubs for the last two years. Michal and his bandmates all hail from the town of Edenderry, Co. Offaly. […]

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Tim 'Tiger' Slattery and Chris Lynch at the Tom Naughton memorial race night in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Wonderful Tribute To Tom Naughton At Race Night

July 6, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for details of a great beauty event on July 11 THE people at the Bon Secours can take a bow after organising a fantastic benefit event in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. It was all to remember Tom Naughton, an employee at the hospital who […]

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Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THERE will be free family entertainment over in Manor Park, Manor West on Saturday, when Suits Select celebrates its one year anniversary at the premises. In conjunction with The Streat Cafe next door, who are marking their third year anniversary, the two have come […]

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Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

Roger Harty: The Power Of Acceptance

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition ACCEPTANCE is one of the most powerful tools that you can have in your psychological welfare arsenal. I discovered this many years ago and I regularly use phrases like ‘it is as it is’ or the infamous teenage phrase of ‘whatever’ much […]

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Steven O'Farrell, Dublin and Ailve McCormack, Tralee, at the Friends of Kerry General Hospital Gala Benefit Night at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Hundreds Enjoy Entertainment At Dog Track Fundraiser

July 5, 2014 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THERE was a great turnout on Friday night in the Kingdom Greyhound Track for the annual Friends of Kerry General Hospital fundraiser. There was bouncy castles and an ice-cream van to entertain the kids and a Best Dressed Lady competition for […]

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Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

July 5, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S racing season, so it’s time for ladies to style-up and head to Killarney for their summer meeting. You might even win a trip to Paris or Milan! Tralee ladies always make an impression at the course and travel in their droves to enjoy the […]

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World Cup Betting Tips: Double Dutch And Argentina After Penalties

World Cup Betting Tips: Double Dutch And Argentina After Penalties

July 5, 2014 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE last two teams in the semi finals will be decided today. First up it’s Argentina v Belgium which will be followed by the Netherlands v Costa Rica Argentina v Belgium  It’s fairly safe to say that without the influence of Messi the Argies […]

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Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

July 5, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more Johnny Franks, Meadowlands Hotel, Oakpark Road I HAVEN’T been to Meadowlands Hotel in a long time, again harking back to my old days in The Kerryman. The lunches there were generally good and the place was always fairly packed – that’s quite an […]

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Ticketmaster agent John McCarthy of B-Mobile with Eoin Burns, Fenit, who bought Garth Brooks tickets for the Tuesday night concert back in February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

‘A Lot Of Tralee People Are Going To Be Disappointed’ Says Ticketmaster Agent

July 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who has seen the Garth Brooks fanaticism first hand in town is John McCarthy. The Tralee man, who owns the B-Mobile shop in Dominick Street, is the only Ticketmaster agent in town and his shop was thronged with fans when the tickets went on sale months ago. “It was […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: ‘Kerry Against Cork Is Like Brazil Against Argentina’

July 4, 2014 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Former Kerry star Barry O’Shea writes for TraleeToday.ie on Sunday’s big match between Cork and Kerry THE Kerry v Cork rivalry is the Brazil v Argentina of the GAA. There’s something special about it, the effects of which linger off the pitch as well. I remember if you met any other inter-county […]

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Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

July 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more  SINN Fein will table a motion at the next full meeting of Kerry County Council which will call on councillors to commit to reducing the Property Tax. A media report revealed this week that the Government is considering new cuts to 11 local authorities, including Kerry County […]

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VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

VIDEO: ‘Ask Tralee’ – Who’s Going To Win The Match On Sunday?

July 4, 2014 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on ad for details of special event on July 11 IT’S close now. With anticipation building for the battle with Cork on Sunday in the Munster Final, TraleeToday.ie’s Oscar Brophy and Ryan Higgins took to the streets of Tralee to get some verdicts on the match. They even […]

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