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At the Whipps Cross Nurses reunion in the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night were, seated from left; Liz McTiernan,Aileen Shanahan, Mary Jeffers, Eileen Curtin, Anne Clancy and Mary McLoughlin. Back from left; Christine Holman, Carmel O'Flaherty, Claire Felle, Debbie Colley, Noreen Leahy, Michelle Vale, Sylvia fallon, Maria Hickey and Margaret Cotter. Photo by Dermot Crean

Whipps Cross Girls Reunite In Tralee After 42 Years

July 12, 2014 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE Meadowlands Hotel reverberated with laughter on Friday night when 19 ladies who trained as nurses in a London hospital reunited after 42 years. “In 1972 there was about 70 people who started training to be nurses in Whipps Cross Hospital […]

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At the Fuchsia evening in O'Neill's Pharamacy, Abbeycourt, were celebrity make-up artist Juliette Morrow, Linda Fitzgerald, Anne O'Neill and Jennifer O'Mahoney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ladies Get Expert Make-Up Advice At O’Neill’s Pharmacy

July 12, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more LADIES got the celebrity make-up treatment on Friday evening when O’Neill’s Pharmacy in Abbey Court, hosted a Fuchsia promotion at the store. Fuschia make-up expert Juliette Morrow, who has appeared giving make-up advice on TV3’s ‘Expose’, gave one-on-one treatments and dispensed beauty and […]

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At the Morning Star Performance Troupe for Youth, show in Siamsa Tire were, back from left: Shannon Hennessy, Isabella Flamini, Ursula Earley, Kelly Pierce, Danielle Pierce, Kaley Moriarty, Michaela McCarthy, Front: Evan Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Tralee Teens Watch US Troupe Belt Out Broadway Classics

July 12, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to for more THERE was a good crowd of youngsters at Siamsa Tire on Friday afternoon to watch American teenagers perform well known songs from Broadway musicals. The internationally-recognized, Morningstar Performance Troupe for Youth are on a goodwill concert tour throughout Ireland and stopped off in Tralee […]

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At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

July 12, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more 22 Jump Street By John Lyons PREVIOUSLY on ‘21 Jump Street’… Jonah Hill & Co. took an old tv series – which had, frankly, a quite silly premise to begin with – and adapted it into one of the best buddy cop comedies that we’ve seen […]

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The Dulwich Harps GAA team who are taking part in the Comortas Peile  John Egan tournament at Caherslee on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

South London Boys Bring GAA Skills To Tralee

July 11, 2014 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S an unusual sight. A Gaelic Football team made up of mostly black players from London, with no connection to Ireland, beating Kerry teams in our national game. London side Dulwich Harps are in Tralee playing a blitz in honour of the late, great John Egan. The tournament called Comórtas Peile John Egan is […]

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Gary Keane

Gary Makes It To The Electric Picnic Thanks To You!

July 11, 2014 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad for more A TRALEE man has won the chance to play this year’s Electric Picnic and it’s all thanks to you. Gary Keane, aka, Like A Fire, entered the 2FM ‘Play the Picnic’ competition with hundreds of other artists to try to earn a place on […]

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Bad News For Jimmy Deenihan As He Loses Senior Cabinet Post

Bad News For Jimmy Deenihan As He Loses Senior Cabinet Post

July 11, 2014 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was bad news for North Kerry/ West Limerick Deputy Jimmy Deenihan this afternoon, when it was announced that  has lost his position as Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in the cabinet reshuffle. Instead he has been moved to Minister for State at the Department of the Taoiseach and Gaeltacht […]

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Photos: Blending The Old With The New On The Streets Of Tralee

Photos: Blending The Old With The New On The Streets Of Tralee

July 11, 2014 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad for more HOW times have changed. We came across some photos of Tralee streets from the early to mid-20th century on the web. We then got Ryan Higgins to recreate the same angles today to contrast the times. Ryan then blended the old photos with the new. Check […]

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Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

July 11, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE Sisters of Mercy Solidarity Trust will fund a Support Group for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse being run by the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. “The Sisters of Mercy have been fantastic as trying to get funding is always a challenge,” […]

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Sport: Youthful Dingle To Halt St Brendan’s

Sport: Youthful Dingle To Halt St Brendan’s

July 11, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more ST BRENDAN’S take on Dingle in the first game of the Super Valu Kerry Senior Football Championship 3rd round double header at Austin Stack Park this Saturday evening, throw-in 6pm. The Saints defied all the odds in their last match in the county championship when […]

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Special guest Mark Rogers (third from left) with Anthony O'Sullivan, Alison Mallard, Aisling O'Riordan of CH Chemists at the CH Chemists Benefits Summer Party on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Chemists Summer Party Entices Friends With ‘Benefits’

July 11, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad to enlarge LADIES got a masterclass in make-up tips on Thursday evening at the Benefits Summer Party in CH Chemists, The Mall Over 100 ladies were treated to refreshments and greeted on arrival by the star of the show, Benefits leading make-up artist in Ireland, Mark Rogers. […]

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Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

July 10, 2014 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers A FORMER Rose of Tralee is to star with Kylie Minogue and Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, in a Hollywood blockbuster action movie. Tara Talbot, who won the Rose title in 2011, has landed a role a new action film called ‘San Andreas’ […]

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Attending the annual Mass for the Holy Souls at Rath cemetery on Wednesday evening by the Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne. Photo by John Cleary.

Mist Fails To Dampen Spirits Of 5,000 At Rath Cemetery Mass

July 10, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

ORGANISERS estimate that up to 5,000 people went to the annual Rath Cemetery Mass on Wednesday night. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, was joined by 17 other clergymen to celebrate the annual Mass at the People’s Altar. “The Bishop was thrilled with the Mass and the turnout,” said Chairman of […]

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Upfront model Dawn O'Sullivan, Ballyheigue Fashion Show organiser Laura Dineen and model Kinga Grunau before the Ballyheigue Fashion Show in the Community Centre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ballyheigue Turns On The Style For Festival Fashion Show

July 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to enlarge OVER 400 style-conscious ladies and gents showed up at the Ballyheigue Community Centre on Wednesday night for the Festival Fashion Show and they even got to see the new Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council strutting his stuff on the catwalk. “We had a fantastic night,” said Laura Dineen, Secretary […]

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The Stacks Players line out for the game against Milltown/Castlemaine last week. Photo Gavin O'Connor

Sport: Rockies To Continue Championship Charge

July 10, 2014 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad to enter a great competition TOP of the bill this Saturday for the Super Valu Senior County Championship double header in Austin Stack park will be Austin Stacks v Rathmore, throw in 7:30pm. This year Stacks have been hit by a mix of injuries and emigration, most […]

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Sean’s Irish Transplant Games Trip Is A Tribute To His Brother

Sean’s Irish Transplant Games Trip Is A Tribute To His Brother

July 10, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

 Click on above ad for more AN ABBEYDORNEY man, who four years ago had just a 10 per cent chance of coming through a life-saving operation, will travel to Poland next month to take part in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships. Sean Marshall is the sole Kerry member of Transplant Team […]

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Action from Last Year's, Minor County Championship match between Kerins O'Rahillys and Austin Stacks. Photo by Oakview Sport Pics.

Sport: O’Rahillys Defeat Stacks In Minor Championship

July 10, 2014 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Kerins O’Rahillys 2-14 Austin Stacks 1-06 KERINS O’Rahillys were too strong for Austin Stacks in Strand Road last night as these two age-old rivals met in the opening round of the Minor County Championship. The Blues’ dominance sprung from midfield which they had a […]

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US Troupe To Perform Broadway Favourites At Siamsa

US Troupe To Perform Broadway Favourites At Siamsa

July 10, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A TROUPE of American teenagers will perform well known songs from Broadway musicials this Friday lunchtime in Siamsa Tire. The internationally-recognized, Morningstar Performance Troupe for Youth are on a goodwill concert tour throughout Ireland and will be stopping off in Tralee […]

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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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