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22 Bags Of Rubbish Collected In One Hour At Beach Clean-Up

22 Bags Of Rubbish Collected In One Hour At Beach Clean-Up

December 23, 2014 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

  IT was pretty windy but that didn’t stop 24 volunteers havng fun on Sunday at the Banna Beach clean-up on Sunday. The volunteers gave one hour of their time to clean up where in just one hour,22 bags of litter were collected along with two duvets, two jerry cans, three fishing […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s A Magical Time Of The Year In Tralee

Zoe’s World: It’s A Magical Time Of The Year In Tralee

December 23, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARE yourselves people, because I am about to do the totally cliché thing where I wish you a Merry Christmas. But before I get too mushy on you all, I just wanted to share the magic that I have been experiencing in Tralee. If you haven’t been listening to Christmas songs […]

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Sean Taaffe: Thinking Of A Change In Hairstyle?

Sean Taaffe: Thinking Of A Change In Hairstyle?

December 23, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

  Our hair expert columnist, Sean Taaffe of the Sean Taaffe Hair Group answers some common questions on hair care… Question: I’ve had the same hairstyle for as long as I can remember and am thinking of a change. Help? Sean Says: Any change of style needs an investment of […]

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Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

December 23, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost turkey time, but for anyone who wants to escape the house between now and Saturday, let’s see what you can get up to… 1. Take in the atmosphere There’s nothing like going to town on Christmas Eve and meeting up with friends and family. The atmosphere is special everywhere, especially […]

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Der O’Sullivan Buys Benners Hotel

Der O’Sullivan Buys Benners Hotel

December 23, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

  THE old Benners Hotel on Castle Street has been purchased by Der O’Sullivan of The Mall it was announced today. “Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean are pleased to announce the sale of Benners Hotel in Tralee,” reads a statement from the auctioneers in Denny Street. “The property has been purchased […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Fake €20 Notes In Circulation

Gardaí Warn Of Fake €20 Notes In Circulation

December 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  GARDAí in Tralee are warning the public and businesses of fake €20 notes in circulation. They have received reports of a number of false notes in circulation, particularly  in the Tralee and Dingle area. They are asking people to be mindful when they are out shopping or receiving money. […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From May

REVIEW 2014: The News From May

December 22, 2014 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

  We started TraleeToday.ie in late April, so we’re going to begin our review of the news we brought you throughout the last eight months with May… • THE Tralee Central Hotel in Maine Street came on the market with a guide price of €1m. The hotel, formerly known as the Abbey Gate, […]

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Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

December 22, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been brightening up the lives of Tralee people for 35 years now, but come January 17, Forget-Me-Not Florists will wilt. Tony and Mary Ennis will retire on that Saturday having operated their flower shop in Tralee for the past 35 years. Originally from Dublin, they moved to Tralee in […]

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REVIEW 2014: TraleeToday.ie’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

REVIEW 2014: TraleeToday.ie’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

December 22, 2014 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been busy over the past eight months filming various events from water charge protests to All-Ireland homecomings to Munster rugby stars playing head tennis in a Tralee sports store. But which of our videos received the most views on Youtube? Here’s the countdown of our most popular clips since we started […]

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Fireworks And A Big Countdown In Denny Street Planned For New Year’s Eve

Fireworks And A Big Countdown In Denny Street Planned For New Year’s Eve

December 22, 2014 at 10:13 am 1 comment

TRALEE will host two celebration events for all ages in Manor and the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at Manor Park and what’s billed as a New York “Times Square”-style Countdown on Denny Street will book-end New Year’s Eve celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Wednesday, […]

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So Who Are The Judges For Kerry Fashion Week Awards?

So Who Are The Judges For Kerry Fashion Week Awards?

December 22, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE judges for the 7th annual Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) Irish Fashion Industry Awards have been announced. The awards which will take place in the Europe Hotel & Resort on Friday March 6 are Melanie Morris, Editor in Chief, Image Publications and Chairperson of the Judging Panel; Helen Steele, Fashion Designer, and winner […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Take Care Of Your Skin This Christmas

Mary O’Donnell: Take Care Of Your Skin This Christmas

December 22, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS can wreak havoc on your skin, late nights, excess of everything  and the temptation to fall into bed without the last and most important skin regime. So first piece of advice over the party season is no matter how tempted you are after a night out, please make sure to take your […]

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PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time Around Town

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time Around Town

December 21, 2014 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

HO, ho, ho! Tralee was hopping on Saturday night with people out celebrating for Christmas. There was Christmas parties galore while other groups were taking part in the ’12 Pubs of Christmas’ God love ’em. We were out to capture people enjoying their night out. Scroll down for photos…  

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At 'Seussical The Musical' in Siamsa Tire were, from left,  Ciara Samy, Saoirse Cahil, Evan Murphy and Meg Cronin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy ‘Seussical The Musical’ In Siamsa

December 21, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES enjoyed some great entertainment in Siamsa Tire last night for ‘Seussical The Musical’. Members of the Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts put on the show that brings to life the fun and  adventures that are alive within Dr. Seuss books with Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Labour/Sinn Féin Coalition Elected Office Chair Racing Champions

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Labour/Sinn Féin Coalition Elected Office Chair Racing Champions

December 21, 2014 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

CHEATING, dirty tricks, coalitions? It was like a general election campaign on Neil Armstrong Way on Saturday as the inaugural Office Chair Racing event took place. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance and sponsored by Radley’s, politicians and businesspeople gamely took part in the fun where the aim was to raise […]

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Martin Ferris and Cllr Robert Beasley (left of Deputy Ferris) at the Sinn Fein protest in Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sinn Fein Organises Protest Outside Bank To Highlight Repossession Orders

December 21, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 40 people gathered outside AIB in Castle Street on Saturday to highlight the 65 repossession cases which came before a Tralee court this week. “When you have 65 orders coming on the one day in Tralee it’s quite stark and frightening, so that’s why we’re here to highlight it,” […]

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The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

December 21, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

      THE big day is close now and our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, has the recipe for a perfect roast turkey… As a rule a 7kg (14-15lb) turkey will feed 10-12 people with left over. Ingredients • 1 x 7kg Turkey (14-15lb) […]

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Roger Harty: Mindfulness At Work

Roger Harty: Mindfulness At Work

December 21, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

  From the beginning of time mindfulness and meditation have been very misunderstood practices in The Western Hemisphere. The reason it is misunderstood is that you cannot really understand it. You have to experience it from doing it (or at least experience the benefit of it) in the same way […]

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Elvis Weekend And Oliver To Kick Off New Year Of Events At INEC

Elvis Weekend And Oliver To Kick Off New Year Of Events At INEC

December 20, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

YES, yes, we know it’s still 2014 and there’s loads happening over the next few weeks, but looking further on, it appears the great entertainment in the Killarney INEC is set to continue into 2015. Top Irish comic and satirist Oliver Callan will have audiences in raptures with his show on […]

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Staff from Listellick National School on a night out in the Grand Hotel on Friday. Included from left are; Annette Dineen, Patsy Moyles, Karen O'Driscoll, Mary Dillane, Sinead Dwyer, Catriona Moore and Aileen Bulman. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Party Time In Town On Friday

December 20, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S the final weekend before Christmas so Tralee is pretty much party central at the moment. The pubs, hotels and restaurants were all hosting get-togethers at the weekend, while the Abbey Inn also had a visit during the afternoon from Santa for a children’s party to see if they were […]

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Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

December 20, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Charlie’s Bar Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse RIGHT. This week’s review is a tough one because it’s a little too close to home…literally! I live in ‘Narieland’ so the Kerins O’Rahilly’s  clubhouse is a place I go to quite a bit for a pint, to watch a football match and have a […]

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CBS The Green Issues Invitation To Past Students To Join Alumni Network

CBS The Green Issues Invitation To Past Students To Join Alumni Network

December 20, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green have invited all former students to join their new Alumni Network. Unlike other schools and colleges, CBS The Green has never had an Alumni Network through which past pupils and staff could connect and keep in touch. Continued below…   The school has a strong tradition of education […]

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At The Movies: ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

At The Movies: ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

December 20, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

‘Dumb And Dumber To’ By John Lyons THIS week Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels have returned with their bad hair cuts, juvenile sense of humour and an impeccable sense of timing (20 years, to be precise) in a sequel to ‘Dumb And Dumber’. If there was an award for ‘Trailer […]

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Glamorous Goings-On At The Fels Point Hotel Over New Year Period

Glamorous Goings-On At The Fels Point Hotel Over New Year Period

December 20, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

WITH Christmas almost upon us, it’s a good time to finalise those plans for New Year’s Eve and Women’s Christmas. The Fels Point Hotel has organised two great events which are sure to attract a lively crowd and festive atmosphere. First of all there is a Gala Ball on New Year’s Eve. […]

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Rose Boss, Mayor Of Tralee And Others To Go Office Chair Racing For Charity

Rose Boss, Mayor Of Tralee And Others To Go Office Chair Racing For Charity

December 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and the Executive Chair of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, are among 18 competitors who will take part in tomorrow’s Office Chair Racing in Tralee. The event, sponsored by Radley’s Business Systems, will take place outside Siamsa Tíre Theatre, from 2pm […]

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Sinn Féin To Protest Outside Tralee Banks On Saturday

Sinn Féin To Protest Outside Tralee Banks On Saturday

December 19, 2014 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris will lead a protest outside banks in Tralee tomorrow. Sinn Féin say the protest is “to highlight the government’s continuing failure to deal with mortgage debt crisis and the banks aggressive behaviour towards those in mortgage distress.” This week saw financial institutions take 65 […]

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Kerry Airport To Handle 12,000 Passengers Over Christmas Period As Ryanair Adds Flights

Kerry Airport To Handle 12,000 Passengers Over Christmas Period As Ryanair Adds Flights

December 19, 2014 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

SIX extra flights have been added to the Ryanair schedule between Kerry and London Luton and London Stansted to accommodate the increased demand from passengers over the Christmas period. Kerry Airport expects to handle up to 12,000 passengers travelling through the airport from Saturday, December 20 to Sunday, January 4, […]

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Hazel Receives A Christmas Bonus She Didn’t Expect…A New Car!

Hazel Receives A Christmas Bonus She Didn’t Expect…A New Car!

December 19, 2014 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was huge surprise for Hazel Mooney on Tuesday when news came through that she would be a getting a Christmas bonus she wasn’t counting on. Hazel, from Manor West, was at her place of work in, Kelliher O’Shea Accountants, Castleisland, when she received a phone call telling her she had […]

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Make It A ‘Green’ Christmas With Big Beach Clean This Sunday

Make It A ‘Green’ Christmas With Big Beach Clean This Sunday

December 19, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

WANT to do a good deed before Christmas? Well Rachel Boyle of An Taisce is dreaming of a ‘Green’ Christmas and is hoping as many volunteers as possible turn up to give Banna Beach a clean this Sunday. Volunteers for the big beach clean-up will meet at 12 noon at the main car-park. […]

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Cast members of 'Seussial The Musical' from Bryan Carr School Of Performing Arts launching the musical which takes place in Siamsa Tire this weekend.

Six Things To Do In Town This Weekend

December 19, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

JUST six sleeps til Santa! To while away the time this weekend you can do one (or all) of the below… FRIDAY 1. Kids To Have An Abbey Christmas! It’s party time for kids in The Abbey Inn as they are hosting a Fancy Dress event in the bar from 4.30-6.30pm. It’s something Danny Leane puts […]

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