Other News

James Finnegan, volunteer and Trina Houlihan of Tralee Chamber Alliance at the Tourist Information Kiosk on The Mall on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Wanted: Volunteers To Help Promote Tralee At Tourist Kiosk

June 11, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE Tourist Kiosk is back in the heart of Tralee but more volunteers are needed to join the roster over the summer months to pass on information about the town, its attractions, restaurants and accommodation providers to visitors and locals. The Kiosk will open […]

Read more ›
Body Found In Search For Missing Tralee Man

Body Found In Search For Missing Tralee Man

June 10, 2014 at 6:42 pm Comments are Disabled

POLICE in Spain searching for a missing Tralee man since January have recovered a body. Forty-five year old Dermot Quinn, formerly of Brewery Road, was last seen on  January 23 at the metro station in Valencia. Efforts to formally identify a body are underway and the Department of Foreign Affairs is continuing to […]

Read more ›
Kerry Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

Learn Languages For Free With Kerry Library

June 10, 2014 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRRY Library has announced the launch of ‘Transparent Languages online’, a new language learning service which allows library customers who sign up online, to pick a language and learn it for free. From Arabic to Zulu, all library members will have over 80 different languages to choose from. The choice of languages […]

Read more ›
Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

June 10, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THEY say talent runs in the family and this is certainly the case with Joy Agwu and her nine year old daughter Sandra. The two of them are set to release books at the same time in the County Library on June 21. Joy originally from Nigeria has been living […]

Read more ›
Tralee Man Mark Makes It As A Rose Escort

Tralee Man Mark Makes It As A Rose Escort

June 10, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on ad for great offers ONE Tralee man has made it as an Escort for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival. Mark Sheehy from Blackrock, Tralee, was among the group of 32 Irish lads who made it through the rigours of the Rose of Tralee Boot Camp for Escorts recently. […]

Read more ›
Niall O’Brien: Songs In The Key Of Life

Niall O’Brien: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 10, 2014 at 10:20 am 1 comment

Tralee singer/songwriter Niall O’Brien picks the music which has shaped his musical path… David Gray – White Ladder For me growing up there was never a real montage of music within my family tree but I do remember very vividly the first artist that tattooed a memory in both mind and […]

Read more ›
Thousands To Go For Gold At Community Games

Thousands To Go For Gold At Community Games

June 10, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE official launch of the 2014 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Monday at An Ríocht, in Castleisland. The event, sponsored by Denny, will take place at An Ríocht on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday,  June 22. The finals features a full list of track and field events which […]

Read more ›
Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Some Holiday Beauty Tips You May Have Missed

June 10, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers It has been five years since we had a family holiday and I forgot so many travel beauty tips. So many people I spoke to before my departure said it had also been years since their last holiday due to the R word […]

Read more ›
Gardai Investigate Robberies And Rath Orig Incident

Gardai Investigate Robberies And Rath Orig Incident

June 9, 2014 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAI are investigating two robberies and another incident which have taken place in the town over the past week. On Bank Holiday Monday, June 2, between 7am and 5pm, someone broke in to an apartment in the Marina Apartments while the occupant was out. A large amount of cash was taken […]

Read more ›
Guy Hulbert of Hulbert's Fine Foods at the Taste Of Kerry event in Manor West on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Delicious Taste of Kerry In Manor West

June 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHT food artisans showed their delicious produce at the Manor West Retail Park on Saturday and Sunday at the second Taste of Kerry event at the centre this year. The producers came from Dingle, Ballinskelligs, Cromane, Ballybunion and Tralee with cakes, pates, jellies, jams and paella among the goodies on display. Always a […]

Read more ›
VIDEO: Mike Making Waves On The Internet Again

VIDEO: Mike Making Waves On The Internet Again

June 9, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers NA GAEIL GAA and CSKA Tralee player, Mike Griffin, is involved in another video which is getting attention on the internet. Last night Joe.ie posted a video of Mike, who is from Oakpark, walking on a Brazilian beach with former Liverpool FC striker Dirk Kuyt […]

Read more ›
What might have been...Kevin Walsh despairs after driving a shot on goal wide of the post from close range in the first half of the Kerins O'Rahilly's V Feale Rangers game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Injuries Prove Too Much As They Exit Championship

June 9, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-11 Feale Rangers 1-16 DESPITE being a man up for 45 minutes Kerins O’Rahilly’s could not get past Feale Rangers at this Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship Round 2 tie at Strand Road. The game went to extra time where the north Kerryman showed fresher legs and […]

Read more ›
Anthony Lonergan, Tralee, (left) on the offensive against Matty Ryan in their bout on Saturday night. Photo by Kieran Connolly

VIDEO: Anthony Steals The Show At Night Of Champions in Horan’s

June 9, 2014 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

By Mairead Moriarty HORAN’S Nite Club in town was the set for a different type of entertainment for Tralee on Saturday night. The showcase of muay-thai and K1 kickboxing went down a treat with the crowd who gathered to see local fighters compete in amateur and professional fights. The talent […]

Read more ›
Denise Bourke of Divas and Dudes, Geraldine Canty and Lisa Geaney, judges of the Best Dressed Lady at the Boylesports Kerry GAA Night of Champions at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Champion Night For The GAA At The Dog Track

June 8, 2014 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry football stars turned out in force on Friday night for the Boylesports Kerry GAA Night of Champions. Marc O Se, Kieran Donaghy, Mark Griffin and Kerry boss Eamon Fitzmaurice were just some of the familiar faces there on the night as the rain stopped and hundreds enjoyed the facilities […]

Read more ›
Film Review: ‘Godzilla’ Is A Monster Treat

Film Review: ‘Godzilla’ Is A Monster Treat

June 8, 2014 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

By John Lyons ENGLISH director Gareth Edwards has wanted to be a filmmaker since he was a child. Like most cinema lovers who dream of one day making their own films, Gareth realised that if he wanted to make a film, he was going to have to pick up a camera […]

Read more ›
Roger Harty: Come To Your Senses

Roger Harty: Come To Your Senses

June 8, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

MY father used to say that “the thing about common sense is that they gave it the wrong name!” Then he’d go on to say “because it’s not really that common at all.” He’d walk away and give a big laugh. Connecting with our senses is absolutely necessary for our […]

Read more ›
Netflix Warn Kerry Customers Of ‘Phishing Scam’

Netflix Warn Kerry Customers Of ‘Phishing Scam’

June 7, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE estimated 175,000 Netflix users in Ireland, many in Kerry, are been warned about the threat of a major phishing scam which has been identified by IT Security company, Smarttech.ie. The phishing scam comes in the form of a “fake message” on the users screen requesting the customer to click on […]

Read more ›
A cheque for €2,900 was presented by Anne Lawlor of Ardfert to Recovery Haven recently. Anne raised the amount after completing the 'Swim for a Mile' challenge in the 50 metre pool in U.L. Limerick. From left: Phil Stack, Anne Lawlor, Maureen O'Brien and Eileen Comerford. Photo by Steve Baker

Anne Goes The Mile For Recovery Haven

June 7, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT native Anne Lawlor raised €2,900 for Recovery Haven by taking on the ‘Swim for a Mile’ challenge at the University of Limerick. “It was absolutely fabulous and a great experience,” said Anne who swam in the University’s 50 metre Olympic sized swimming pool. Anne swam the mile (1,600 mtrs) in a time […]

Read more ›
o'donnells mounthawk

Out To Lunch: Rain Drives Review To O’Donnell’s

June 7, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers O’Donnell’s Restaurant And Bar Mounthawk IRISH summers, eh? I had great intentions of going somewhere else on Friday to do my weekly review but the weather had other plans for me. So with my wipers working frantically to prevent me from ploughing into the car in […]

Read more ›
VIDEO: Ding, Ding!  ‘Night Of Champions 2’ In Horan’s

VIDEO: Ding, Ding! ‘Night Of Champions 2’ In Horan’s

June 7, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTY Thai Boxers, male and female, will do battle in the ‘Night of Champions 2’  event being in held in Horan’s Nightclub tonight (Saturday). “The thing that sets us apart is we promise knock-outs, said organiser David O’Sullivan. “Normally on these nights you get maybe two knock outs – we had ten […]

Read more ›
Deputy John Brassil.

Ballyheigue Man Elected As Council Cathaoirleach

June 6, 2014 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYHEIGUE man, John Brassil was elected first Cathaoirleach of the newly elected Kerry County Council this  morning. Tralee Electoral Area’s, Pa Daly, Sam Locke and Graham Spring were just three of 14 new councillors who arrived to take their  seats in the new-look 33 seat authority at Rathass. Two councillors were proposed for […]

Read more ›
Video: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

Video: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

June 6, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Danielle Courtney talks to Declan Dowling of the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium about the ‘Night of Champions’ this Friday night, as well as getting the lowdown from Melanie Harty on the Taste of Kerry event in Manor West and the Tom Naughton Memorial Cup charity soccer match taking place tonight (Friday). Camera: Ryan […]

Read more ›
Remember This Place? Eight Examples Of Old-School Beach Behaviour

Remember This Place? Eight Examples Of Old-School Beach Behaviour

June 6, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

Click ad above to see great offers IT emerged this week that Fenit and Banna have retained their Blue Flag status for another year – not that we can enjoy them in this weather! This will come as no surprise to anyone who spent their childhoods at these beaches playing in the sand dunes, […]

Read more ›
Melanie Harty of Harty's Jellies at the Taste of Tralee Food Fair at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Food Firms To Exhibit At Cork Event

June 6, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee companies will take part in a Cork city food forum later this month. Guy Hulbert of Hulberts Fine Foods, based in The Anchorage, Tralee who sells vegetarian pate and Melanie Harty of Hartys jellies and jams will take part in the Cork and Kerry Food Forum which takes place in City […]

Read more ›
Kerins O'Rahilly's maybe without the services of Barry John Keane against East Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Sport: No More Chances, O’Rahilly’s Need To Win This

June 6, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s will face Feale Rangers in the ‘losers round’ of the Super Valu Senior Football Championship this weekend in Strand Road at 4pm. HAVING been quite easily brushed aside by South Kerry in last weekend’s opening round game, O’Rahilly’s have one last chance to keep their championship ambitions alive. As […]

Read more ›
Niall Hobbert: Invest A Little To Save A Lot

Niall Hobbert: Invest A Little To Save A Lot

June 6, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THANK you all so much for the great response to last week’s article about untrained running coaches. This week I am going to stick to the Topic of ‘Running’ for runners. It is essential to have core stability to maximize performance and prevent Injury. The core of your body is where […]

Read more ›
Deputy Manager at the Urban Decay Counter in Debenham's, Emma Houlihan with Manager Brid Long on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Jobs Created At New Counter In Debenhams

June 6, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THREE new jobs have been created in Debenhams with the introduction of a new make-up products stand. The new Urban Decay stand was launched on Wednesday with Tralee ladies, Manager Brid Long, Deputy Manager Emma Houlihan and Shannon Lonergan offering expert advice to customers. “The new Urban Decay counter will […]

Read more ›
Chairman of the Tralee Branch of the Kerry Hospice, Dan Galvin and committee member Margaret Crean promoting Sunflower Days which take place on Friday and Saturday, June 6-7. Photo by Dermot Crean

Support Sunflower Day For The Kerry Hospice

June 5, 2014 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice members and its volunteers will be out in force all over town on Friday and Saturday for their annual Sunflower Days fundraiser. “We’re asking people to give their support and contribute a little,” said Chairman of the Tralee Branch of Kerry Hospice, Dan Galvin. It’s all  for […]

Read more ›
David Moran Ruled Out For Championship Game This Sunday

David Moran Ruled Out For Championship Game This Sunday

June 5, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’RAHILLYS were dealt a big blow last night when David Moran was ruled out for their Round 2 County Championship game against Feale Rangers which takes place this Sunday. The midfielder went down injured holding his knee in O’Rahilly’s championship defeat to South Kerry at last weekend. The Kerry […]

Read more ›
New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

New First Responder Scheme Planned For Ardfert Area

June 5, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW Community First Responder scheme has been planned for Ardfert and surrounding areas. The scheme, which will provide medical assistance to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrests, strokes, choking and heart attacks – until the arrival of an ambulance, will be run by local volunteers. The group will also have […]

Read more ›

image