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Micheal Rice, Aoife McCabe, Joanne Masterson and Padraig Mulrennan enjoying the atmosphere outside James Gill pub near Croke Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Fans Up For The Match In Dublin

August 4, 2014 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great day in Dublin on Sunday for Kerry fans, as they saw their team beat the men from Galway. There was a small enough crowd in Croke Park but a few thousand Kerry fans made the journey up to support the lads and there was a good smattering […]

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At the ‘The Trevor Barrett Memorial Hurling Tournament’ were, from left: Aisling O'Mahony, Conor Jordan, Shane O'Callaghan, Fergal McNamara, Paul Barrett. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Poignant Tribute To Trevor In Connolly Park

August 4, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Austin Stacks GAA dual player Trevor Barrett was remembered on Saturday with a memorial hurling tournament in his name. “Trevor was the heartbeat of the club, his death is still very raw. This tournament has been fitting tribute, but also quite poignant” said Mark Power, Austin Stacks Senior Hurling […]

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Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

Mary O’Donnell: My Finds Of The Summer

August 4, 2014 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Summer has seen many beauty launches and it is hard to make out if they live up to their claims, so I have put together my finds for the Summer of 2014. First up is a mascara from Lancome. Penelope Cruz is the face of this mascara and the mascara, in a […]

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Sharon Hayes (right), who held a quiz night in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs For the Blind at the Kerins O'Rahilly's Club on Thursday night, with MC for the evening Mike O'Donnell, Aoife Lynch and Grace O'Donnell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photo: Sharon’s Quiz Raises Funds For Irish Guide Dogs

August 3, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout at the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club on Thursday for a quiz night to help send a local woman on a fund-raising trek in Spain. Tralee native Sharon Hayes organised the event in an effort to raise funds for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind charity in support […]

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The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

The Chef’s Table: You Gotta Love Those Temperamental Chefs

August 3, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food columnist, ‘Just Cooking’s’ Mark Doe, on how different chefs have their ways in the kitchen… WE all know that some chefs have a reputation of being temperamental, and to a degree it is true. I know when I ran kitchens I sometimes had my moments, so I have decided to […]

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Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

Roger Harty: Taking Ownership Of Your Life

August 3, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

I CANNOT emphasise enough the importance of ownership in our lives. It is a key to success, health and happiness, which practically every human being strives for, but you will fail to succeed in any of these areas unless ownership is a very strong part of the relationship. I can hear […]

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At the Advanced Fitness Education open evening in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night were Jed McNamara (tutor), Siobhan Sentre (Course Director) and Melissa Ross (tutor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fitness Business Holds Open Evening At Ballyroe

August 3, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

ADVANCED Fitness Education held an open evening for new students at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The business, which is based in Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre, has been operating for just a year and trains students to become fitness instructors and freelance personal trainers and nutrition advisors. […]

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Roxy with her 'Nose of Tralee' sash. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Meet Our Kerry ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Contestant, Roxy The Talking Dog

August 2, 2014 at 10:34 am 1 comment

ROXY the talking Shih Tzu, will represent Kerry in the upcoming ‘The Nose of Tralee’ national pet competition. The ‘Nose of Tralee’ is an online competition being run by ‘Pet Sitters Ireland’, so Roxy and her owner, Maria O’Carroll will need your votes to fire Kerry to glory once again […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 2, 2014 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

We at Traleetoday.ie have gathered together a selection of photos posted up on social media from Tralee this last week by locals and tourists to the area… Erlan Silva Desousa on Instagram got this snap of a wedding in full flow outsides St John’s last Saturday. It begins! Shane Farmer […]

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Out To Lunch: Fish Trio Hits The Heights At Ballyroe

Out To Lunch: Fish Trio Hits The Heights At Ballyroe

August 2, 2014 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Ballyroe Heights Hotel I’M cheating a bit this week as it’s an evening meal review, rather than a lunch. I was covering a story at the hotel on Thursday night so I decided to have a have a bite to eat while I waited to do my job. The hotel always sends in […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

August 2, 2014 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes By John Lyons ANOTHER week, another sequel. Over the past decade Hollywood has taken an extreme liking to rebooting, remaking and adapting any popular property that could conceivably make a nice chunk of money. Not the least of which is the ‘Planet of […]

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Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

Breakaway: Chilled Out At The Strand @ Inch Beach

August 2, 2014 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, visited The Strand @ Inch Beach Hotel and was very impressed… RECENTLY my husband and I were married 16 years and with four kids, we do not get many breaks away. But on this anniversary we decided a weekend away was in order and decided a […]

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Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

Kerry Should Get Through Says Former Star Tommy Walsh

August 1, 2014 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more WHILE there will be hordes of Kerry fans in Croke Park on Sunday, there will also be many thousands watching on TVs all over the world. One man who will have a special interest in the game is former Kerry star Tommy Walsh, who […]

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Damian Greer: Songs In The Key Of Life

Damian Greer: Songs In The Key Of Life

August 1, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Damian Greer is the drummer in Midnite Cafe who next play in The Blasket on August 9. Here he takes us through the music that soundtracked his life… Where it all began… Glen Campbell – ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ I must have been ten or eleven when I was introduced to music […]

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Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

Entente Florale Judges Impressed With Our Lovely Town

August 1, 2014 at 9:50 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more WHAT a day it was for Tralee  when it showed the Entente Florale judges all it had to offer. And the adjudicators in the Europe-wide Tidy Towns competition were very impressed by all accounts! “It was a great success. It’s very hard to judge […]

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Strictly Mary: That Sickly Feeling At The Thought Of The Dome

Strictly Mary: That Sickly Feeling At The Thought Of The Dome

August 1, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, is taking part in this year’s Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing, which takes place in the Dome on August 23. Here she keeps us informed on her progress… I SAW the construction of the dome yesterday as I passed in […]

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Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

August 1, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on being a team leader… BUSINESS owners have been known to experience increased blood pressure, extreme hair loss, and other stress-induced conditions as a direct result of interactions with their Team. The way to avoid these […]

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VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

July 31, 2014 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF the rugby doesn’t work out for Munster’s Ronan O’Mahony and Felix Jones they can always look at a career in soccer judging by the skills they showed at Lifestyle Sports in Tralee on Thursday afternoon. The rugby lads made a stop-off at the Manor West store as part of ‘The Munster […]

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Tony Heffernan Father of Saoirse and Liam Heffernan at the Enterprise Ireland & New Frontiers Event on in Fels Point. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Planning Decision On Liam’s Lodge Due In August Says Tony At Networking Event

July 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above for information on open evening on July 31   PLANS for Liam’s Lodge have been submitted to Kerry County Council and a planning decision is expected by the end of August according to Tony Heffernan. Mr Heffernan was speaking to TraleeToday.ie at an event for entrepreneurs which was held in […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: Kerry v Galway Is Not A Foregone Conclusion

July 31, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more YOU could class this game as a match up of two traditional powers. Galway, to their credit, always go out to play an attacking style of football and I expect Sunday to be no exception. I have some great memories of playing Galway. In 1994 […]

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Tony Monaghan will be giving it the 'heavy, heavy monster sound' with his 'Oi Oi Soundsystem at the Electric Picnic next month.

Tony To Touch Bass At Electric Picnic

July 31, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE ELECTRIC PICNIC beckons again for another Tralee creative. Tony Monaghan, will be bringing his  ‘Oi Oi  Soundsystem’ reggae experience to the famous music festival at the end of this month. The ‘Oi Oi Soundsystem’ will be rubbing shoulder with such world renowned artists as, Outkast, Beck, Blondie and Chic. […]

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Mark O'Sullivan, Connie O'Connor and John Browne at the Ballybeggan Course getting it ready for Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event which takes place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballybeggan Course On Track For August Race Meeting

July 31, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  WORK is in full swing up in Ballybeggan at the moment as the course is taking shape for the Kerry International Horse and Pony meeting in just over two weeks. The two day event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17 and while they’re cutting hay and silage […]

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Kerry County Council Motor Tax Office, Princes Quay.

Photos: So Tralee, How You Looking For The Entente Florale Judges?

July 30, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

JUST one day to go until the group of judges give us the once over for our bid to become champion of Europe in the Entente Florale 2014. The international Tidy Towns Competition aims to promote a greener and more pleasant environment in European towns and villages. With this in mind, TraleeToday.ie took a […]

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Photos: Great Turnout For Ballymac GAA Cúl Camp

Photos: Great Turnout For Ballymac GAA Cúl Camp

July 30, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 90 boys and girls are taking part in the Ballymacelligott GAA Cul Camp this week. “It’s a big group for a rural club camp and it’s great to see so many girls. The oldest group has as many boys as girls so that’s great to see,” said camp coordinator and […]

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Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

Zoe’s World: Stop Being Snobbish About My Creative Aspirations

July 30, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more info AS many of you are aware by now, I want to become a fashion journalist. Well that is what I am aiming for before I become the editor of Vogue! As well laid out as I hope my future career is, I find that […]

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Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

Shape Up With Siobhan: Strength Training Will Get You The Body You Want

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more info on open evening this Thursday, July 31 Strength training…. it’s not just for bodybuilders! That ideal physique we all pine after, the toned or ripped look? I’ll let you in on a little trade secret, the key to getting it isn’t power walking or […]

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Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more FANS of Munster rugby are in for a treat as top players like Keith Earls and BJ Botha are coming to town. The Red heroes will visit Lifestyle Sports in Manor West this Thursday between 12 noon and 12.45pm. Six of Munster Rugby’s finest: […]

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Sport: One Change In Kerry Team To Face Galway

Sport: One Change In Kerry Team To Face Galway

July 29, 2014 at 8:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is one change in the Kerry team to play Galway this Sunday in the All-Ireland quarter-final, from the side who faced Cork three weeks ago. Dingle’s Micheal Geaney will start instead of Kenmare’s Stephen O’Brien, who is sidelined because of a quad muscle injury. There is one swap in positions from […]

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Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

July 29, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual celebration of Roger Casement will take place in Tralee at the end of August. The Tionól Ruairí Mhic Easmainn will take place this year on 29th/30th August at Meadowlands Hotel where three Kerrymen with interest in and expertise on Roger Casement and his times will address The Gathering on […]

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From left, Brian O'Se and Jim McNeice will take part in the 'Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon' this Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Running Group To Take On 100k Ultra Marathon Challenge

July 29, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for info on open evening this Thursday ONE of the ultimate tests of endurance in Ireland will take place this Saturday around Tralee and north Kerry. Just over 60 competitors will set off from the Wetlands and take on the gruelling, first ever ‘Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon’. […]

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