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Launching the Lee Strand Garda Achievement Awards at Lee Strand Headquarters, Tralee l-r: Niamh Rahilly, Ailbhe Mangan and Eve Creedon.  
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Do You Know A Young Person Who Deserves To Be Recognised?

November 13, 2014 at 9:58 am 1 comment

IT’s time to get your nominations in for young people who went that little bit further for their community this year. The Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards take place early next year and they are looking for nominations. The awards are designed to acknowledge the volunteering endeavors of young people […]

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At the 'ITT Career's Fair' in the ITT North Campus were, from left Jane Fitzpatrick, Mia Donovan, Maura Buckley, Katriona Neville and Amanda Coughlan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Positive Signs Of Recovery At The ITT Careers Fair

November 13, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE ITT North Campus, hosted their Careers Fair for graduate students on Tuesday. The fair brought a number of national and international businesses and universities there to scout some of the top talent in the college. “There’s definitely a big upturn in terms of jobs available, which is very positive, […]

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Oskars Krastins and Liam Bohan of Octofly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Networking Event For Local Businesses In Fels Point

November 13, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Chamber Alliance presented a Networking Event for members of the group at the Fels Point Hotel on Tuesday evening. It was an opportunity for members to get to know each other and introduce themselves, their company and their line of business in an effort to generate more business. There was team-building games and […]

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A section of tarmacking work that is being done currently in Cockleshell. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Car-Park Near Cockleshell Gets A Makeover

November 13, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council have begun tarmacking the carpark near Cockleshell beach. The makeover for the car-park will be welcomed by townsfolk and tourists alike who  access the scenic area. The area is a great place for walkers to park their cars and take a walk either down by the canal or out Cockleshell way to take in […]

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‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

November 12, 2014 at 10:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks fans are getting ready. This poster (click on image to enlarge) which was sent to TraleeToday.ie,  issues a rallying cry to all Rockie fans for Sunday’s Munster semi-final clash with Ballincollig at Austin Stack Park. Kieran Donaghy is in full Lord Kitchener pose to ask for the black […]

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Man Charged In Relation To Stabbing Incident At Woodbrook Lawn

Man Charged In Relation To Stabbing Incident At Woodbrook Lawn

November 12, 2014 at 10:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have charged a 23 year old man in connection with the incident which occurred in the Woodbrook Lawn area, Tralee,  on Tuesday, where two people – a 47 year old man and his 18 year old son – received stabbing injuries. The man remains in Garda custody and is due […]

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Men Appear In Court On Weapons Possession Charges

Men Appear In Court On Weapons Possession Charges

November 12, 2014 at 6:04 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE males, including one 15 year old boy, from Cork appeared in Tralee District Court on Wednesday after an incident at Rath cemetery yesterday. The incident took place around lunchtime yesterday in which one man received stab wounds and received treatment at Kerry General Hospital. Shortly after the incident, a number of weapons […]

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The Bumbleance In town during the Summer. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Lions Club Table Quiz In Aid Of The Bumbleance

November 12, 2014 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  Tralee Lions Club is calling on all ‘Quiz Wizards’ for a fun Table Quiz this Thursday night,  November 13, at The Meadowlands Hotel. The quiz commences at 8.30 sharp and it promises to be a great night of entertainment, with numerous prizes  on the night. The table quiz, with quizmaster […]

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New Initiative Signals The Shape Of Things To Come In Tralee

New Initiative Signals The Shape Of Things To Come In Tralee

November 12, 2014 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

  AN exciting new initiative which will change the way people travel in town was launched yesterday at Tralee Bay Wetlands. The Active Travel Town Initiative will see a 6km new cycle route through the town, a ‘shared space’ in The Mall and the extension of of the Tralee Fenit walkway to name but a […]

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Man Hospitalised After Incident In St Brendan’s Park

Man Hospitalised After Incident In St Brendan’s Park

November 12, 2014 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  A MAN has been taken to hospital after an overnight incident in St Brendan’s Park.. A woman was arrested at the scene in an unrelated incident. The man was taken to Kerry General Hospital. Gardai have sealed off the house and a technical examination is taking place.

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Council Gets The Lock Gates Back In Operation

Council Gets The Lock Gates Back In Operation

November 12, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE lock gates have been repaired which means water will can be kept in the canal so rowers will be a welcome, regular sight again. The repairs were made on Tuesday with divers helping Kerry County Council staff and Kelliher crane hire with the operation so the gates can be opened and […]

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Zoe’s World: Don’t Take Everything Literally

Zoe’s World: Don’t Take Everything Literally

November 12, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

RECENTLY I have picked up on people who take absolutely everything you say literally… like, literally! I don’t want to rant my way through this blogpost like the “literally” people because I think that kind of defeats the purpose. Anyway, I read this blog post recently (by a very well […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

€1m Paid Out In Compensation For Claims Made Against Tralee Town Council

November 12, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

ACCORDING to figures released by Kerry County Council, nearly €1m in compensation was paid out for claims made against Tralee Town Council in less than two years. The figures were released after a motion from Cllr Brendan Cronin at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Council, asking for the figures and the breakdown […]

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23 Year Old Man Arrested In Relation To Double Stabbings Yesterday

23 Year Old Man Arrested In Relation To Double Stabbings Yesterday

November 12, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

A 23 year old man has been arrested in relation to the double stabbing in Tralee yesterday. He was arrested in Tralee on Tuesday evening November and is being detained at Tralee Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended. The incident which occurred […]

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Outbreak Of Violence At Rath Cemetery This Lunchtime

Outbreak Of Violence At Rath Cemetery This Lunchtime

November 11, 2014 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

SIX people were arrested after a violent incident at Rath Cemetery this lunchtime, in which one man was injured. The injured person is currently receiving treatment at Kerry General Hospital. The six are being taken into Garda custody at Tralee and Castleisland garda stations after violence broke out after the funeral of a settled Traveller. […]

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See Kerry Stars And Get Photo Taken With The Sam Maguire Tonight

See Kerry Stars And Get Photo Taken With The Sam Maguire Tonight

November 11, 2014 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Don’t forget tonight there’s a chance to watch Kerry players past and present – including Kieran Donaghy, David Moran and Marc O Se – in a fundraising match for CBS The Green’s plans to build an all-weather pitch. The match between the Green All-Stars and the Kerry All-Ireland Champions takes […]

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Death Of Well Known Former Businessman Willie Ryle

Death Of Well Known Former Businessman Willie Ryle

November 11, 2014 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE death has taken place of well known former businessman, Willie Ryle. Mr Ryle, of Somerville, The Spa, died yesterday. The 79-year old had been suffering from Parkinson’s Disease for about 18 years and fought it bravely, but took a turn for the worse over the past month or so. He […]

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Christmas Spraoi Worth Millions To Tralee Says Chamber

Christmas Spraoi Worth Millions To Tralee Says Chamber

November 11, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS is worth millions of euro to Tralee and the Christmas Spraoi in Tralee aims to attract more people than ever to the county’s retail capital for a great festive experience in 2014. Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council have teamed up to launch the Christmas Spraoi in Tralee […]

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It`s Time for  Women to take the night off as the Kerry Businesswomens Network and in Association with Fels Point Hotel,  Launch their Pink Knickers Bust Up In Aid of Charities , Multiple  Sclerosis Tralee and Breast Cancer Awareness and a Fun night is planned for the Event. Attending the Launch at the Fels Point Hotel,  L-R: 
Nicola O`Sullivan (Sales & Marketing Manager Fels Point), Liz Maher (K.B.N.) and Kathy Rael ( Accomodation Manager Fels Point).The Pink Knickers Bust-up is to be held at the Fels Point Hotel on the Thursday 20th of November at 8pm. © www.deniswalshphotography.com  087-6017694

Kerry Business Women’s Network To Hold Charity Event With A Difference

November 11, 2014 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

WOMEN of Kerry are encouraged to take the night off for a fun Christmas event called ‘The Pink Knickers Bust Up’ in Fels Point Hotel, Thursday, November 20. The night, organised by the Kerry Businesswoman’s Network (KBN), will feature three novel events, the first of which being a prize for the ‘wackiest bra’. […]

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Orlagh Winters: Five Gift Ideas From Local Businesses

Orlagh Winters: Five Gift Ideas From Local Businesses

November 11, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

OK so I know that some of you don’t want to hear the “C” word but you are going to have to face up to it sooner rather than later, Christmas is on its way. Maybe the fact that I have been engrossed in Christmas decorations for the last two […]

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Gardai Issue Description Of Suspect In Double Stabbing

Gardai Issue Description Of Suspect In Double Stabbing

November 11, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have issued a description of the man they are searching for after a double stabbing in Monavalley this morning. They are now following a definite line of enquiry  after a 47 year old man and his 18 year old son were stabbed. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, […]

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Man Stabbed In Monavalley Area This Morning

Man Stabbed In Monavalley Area This Morning

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

A MAN is being treated in hospital in Tralee for stab wounds after he interrupted  an man  breaking into his car at his home in Woodbrook Lawn. The incident happened at the house in the Monavalley estate at 5.50am this morning. Gardaí are at the scene and the man’s injuries are described as non-life-threatening.

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Gardaí Probe Suspicious Approach To Children In North Kerry

Gardaí Probe Suspicious Approach To Children In North Kerry

November 10, 2014 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating a suspicious approach to two boys by a motorist on Saturday morning. The two boys, aged 10 and 12, were on their way home from a shop near Loughanes, Lisselton, at about 11.15am, when a male motorist stopped and asked the boys if they wanted a lift home. The […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

November 10, 2014 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Tuesday 4th November 1. Pat Stack(10) 35pts 2. Tony Johnson(16) 34pts 3. Bryan O’Keeffe(19) 33pts Sunday 9th November sponsor MCCARTHY INSURANCE (Hamper) 1. Joe Slattery(8) 40pts 2. Tim Scannell(13) 38pts 3. Colm Sheehy(16) 37pts Thank you to our sponsor MCCARTHY INSURANCE Reminder Tuesday Competitions are now QUALIYFYING WINTER RULES APPLY FROM […]

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Blood Donor Clinics In The Brandon Hotel This Week

Blood Donor Clinics In The Brandon Hotel This Week

November 10, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

BLOOD donor clinics will be set up in the Brandon Hotel on behalf of The Irish Blood Transfusion Service next week. The times and dates the blood clinics will be operating are… • Monday, Nov 10, 5pm – 8:30pm • Tuesday, Nov 11, 3pm – 5pm and 7pm – 9pm • Wednesday, […]

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Entries Invited For Kerry Fashion Week Awards

Entries Invited For Kerry Fashion Week Awards

November 10, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

ENTRY is now open for the seventh annual ‘Kerry Fashion Week Irish Fashion Industry Awards’ in association with Image Magazine. Winner of the KFW15 ‘One to Watch’ will take part in commercial show-space for Irish Design 2015 during, ‘London Fashion Week’ next year. The seventh annual KFW will take place […]

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Sandra’s In Style At Top Hairdressing Awards

Sandra’s In Style At Top Hairdressing Awards

November 10, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

SANDRA O’SULLIVAN, a hairdresser with the Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty Group who have an outlet in Tralee, came second in top annual hairdressing awards. Sandra, came second in the ‘ALFAPARF Junior Category  Hairdresser Awards’ at a ceremony at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Dublin last week. “As a […]

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Mary O’Donnell: Discovering Green Angel Products

Mary O’Donnell: Discovering Green Angel Products

November 10, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

    GREEN Angel is an award-winning luxurious range of Irish skincare, hair care and bath care preparations, which are based on the fusion of Irish seaweed and natural essential oils. The duel energy blend of their unique qualities provides Green Angel Irish Skincare with a truly outstanding range. The company […]

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Young Rockies Get Their Medals From Senior Heroes

Young Rockies Get Their Medals From Senior Heroes

November 10, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Under 12 boys were presented with their medals in Connolly Park on Saturday. The event was co-ordinated by John Purcell, team manager, who thanked all involved with the under 12 panel – players, parents, trainers and mentors, and had encouraging words for all the players looking forward […]

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Roger Harty: ‘I Have A Plan’

Roger Harty: ‘I Have A Plan’

November 10, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

  BEFORE I begin, I believe I should inform the readers that I got most of my knowledge as a direct result from recovery from mental illness (depression). Having travelled the journey and made a full recovery (whatever that is!), I realised the importance of having a good plan as […]

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