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At the Seroptimist Tralee 50th anniversary were, from Left: Etna Fitzgerald, Karen Ivers Keohane and Joan Ivors. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Soroptimists Celebrate 50 Years At The Meadowlands

October 12, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee branch of Soroptimist Ireland came together in the Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday night to celebrate 50 years of activity in Tralee. The Soroptimists are a ladies only club with their origins stemming from 1920’s USA. Since then the organisation has spread progressively worldwide. In attendance for the 50th year celebration were two […]

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PHOTOS: A Game Of Two Halves As Lixnaw Crowned Kerry Champs

PHOTOS: A Game Of Two Halves As Lixnaw Crowned Kerry Champs

October 12, 2014 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling expert, Mike O’Halloran, on the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Final replay on Saturday at Austin Stack Park… Lixnaw 1-12 Kilmoyley 0-12 Lixnaw completed the double in Kerry Hurling finals when they added the senior title to the minor title they won last week. I played in the […]

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Driven Ladies Hand Over Cheque For €5,407 To Recovery Haven

Driven Ladies Hand Over Cheque For €5,407 To Recovery Haven

October 12, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR north Kerry ladies handed over a cheque for €5,407 to the Recovery Haven on Friday night after they drove around the 32 counties in record time last month. Karen McKenna, Lixnaw, Nicola Baker from Abbeydorney and  Linda Murphy and Joanne Coffey from Ardfert took to the road from Abbeydorney on […]

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Roger Harty: The Inner Self

Roger Harty: The Inner Self

October 12, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IF I posed to you a simple question with the only requisite being that you reply with a simple Yes or No,  what answer would you give? Your answer must be what you truly believe to be true. Ok, here is the question: Is the abstract important? If your answer […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Perfect Recipe For Autumn/Winter

The Chef’s Table: A Perfect Recipe For Autumn/Winter

October 12, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ In Firies, has a great recipe for braised red cabbage… With the Autumn here and Winter just around the corner, I thought now is the perfect time to share my braised red cabbage recipe with you all. I love to serve this cabbage with game, […]

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Lorraine Counihan, Emma Healy and Catriona Walsh  at the Listellick NS 150th anniversary celebrations at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Mark Listellick NS 150th Anniversary At St Brendan’s

October 11, 2014 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A CROWD of about 500 people gathered in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday evening for a special celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of Listellick National School. Bishop Ray Browne was the chief celebrant assisted by 12 other clergymen and the Listellick choir provided an excellent musical […]

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Listellick Cover Girls Reunite Over 60 Years Later

Listellick Cover Girls Reunite Over 60 Years Later

October 11, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Listellick NS 150th anniversary celebrations were extra special for six former pupils on Friday night. The girls who grace the cover of Micheál O Cinnéide’s book on the school were reunited over 60 years after their photo was taken. A special Mass to mark the anniversary was said […]

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Chief UK Film Critic with 'Variety', Guy Lodge, Catherine Bray, one of the producers of 'Beyond Clueless' and Ciara Fitzgerald of Kerry Film Festival at the 'Beyond Clueless' screening as past of the Kerry Film Festival at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moviegoers Revisit Their Formative Years At Siamsa Performance

October 11, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

MOVIEGOERS  at Siamsa Tire enjoyed a performance by indie-pop duo ‘Summer Camp’ as they played their soundtrack to ‘Beyond Clueless’ on Friday night, as part of the Kerry Film Festival programme. The audience included members of the public, film industry movers and shakers (including Chief UK Film Critic with showbiz bible ‘Variety’, Guy Lodge) and Kerry […]

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SPORT: Stacks To Shade It On Sunday…But Only Just!

October 11, 2014 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the Austin Stacks v Dingle Super Valu Senior County Championship Semi-Final at Austin Stacks Park, this Sunday… STACKS and Dingle have a few things in common. Firstly – and they won’t like being reminded of this – they have both suffered heavy county final defeats to Crokes in recent years. […]

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Out To Lunch: A Trip Down Denny Lane

Out To Lunch: A Trip Down Denny Lane

October 11, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

Denny Lane Bistro Denny Street I SEEM to be running out of places to eat in Tralee. I found this out while walking around town one afternoon, searching for an eaterie about which to write a review and finding I’d already covered about 22 places so far. Then I remembered Denny Lane. […]

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The Mounthawk Transition year class prensenting mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, with a pennant to mark the occasion. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rotary Club Encourages Good Citizenship In Mounthawk

October 11, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk transition year students were paid a visit by town mayor Jim Finucane on Friday morning. The students are taking part in the fifth year of the ‘Interact Club’ in Mercy Mounthawk which is the Junior Rotary Club of Tralee. Mayor Jim Finucane made his visit to commend the Interact […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Dracula Untold’

At The Omniplex: ‘Dracula Untold’

October 11, 2014 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

‘Dracula Untold’ By John Lyons For the last few weeks I’ve been hearing less about ‘Dracula Untold’ and more about the cinderella story of the Irish man who directed the film – Gary Shore. Shore was plucked out of obscurity after having directed a series of music videos and commercials […]

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Oakview Childcare Wins Best Private Creche In Ireland Title

Oakview Childcare Wins Best Private Creche In Ireland Title

October 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE childcare facility has won the Best Private Creche In Ireland honour for the second time, at the Maternity And Infant awards 2014  ceremony in the Hilton Hotel, Dublin, this afternoon. It’s the second time Oakview Childcare has won childcare’s most prestigious national award, the having previously collected the top prize […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: 150th Celebrations Kick Off At Listellick National School

VIDEO/PHOTOS: 150th Celebrations Kick Off At Listellick National School

October 10, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTELLICK national school’s  150th anniversary celebrations kicked off in earnest on Friday morning with a balloon releasing ceremony and the presentation of a jersey by former pupil and ex-Irish rugby international, Donal Spring. Each of the balloons released signified a year where ‘the academy on the hill’ provided education for children […]

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It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

October 10, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SO the weekend has finally arrived and you’re wondering what’s on around the place and what to do? Here’s a few suggestions, from tasting great food to listening to mellifluous music… Friday 1. Did you got to Listellick NS? Then you should head along to St Brendan’s Church tonight at 7pm for […]

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John Paul O'Connor, founder of Sasta Sausages.

John Paul’s Sausage Is The Best In Ireland And Britain

October 10, 2014 at 11:13 am 1 comment

SASTA Sausages, a regular fixture at Tralee Farmers Market and Taste of Kerry events in Manor West, has won two major prizes in France last night at the ‘World Cup’ of sausage and pudding producers. And they’ll be in Manor West tomorrow, so you can taste the best sausage in Ireland and […]

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Sean Prendergast (front left) of the Kerry Cancer Support Group accepts a cheque from Jimmy Wrenn, the proceeds of the annual Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk from Tralee to Castlegregory. Also included are Sandra Finn, Garda Deirdre Quinn, Jamie Wrenn, Mary Lynch, Joanne Dowling and Jerry Flynn. Photo by Dermot Crean

Walk Raises Over €13,000 For Kerry/Cork Health Link Bus

October 10, 2014 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

AN incredible €13,239.50 was raised for the Kerry/Cork Health Link Bus from the annual Jamie Wrenn Memorial Walk which took place in late July. This brings the total from the last four years of the walk to €54,813, all of which has gone towards the vital bus service, run by […]

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Fashion Night For A Great Cause In Ballyroe

Fashion Night For A Great Cause In Ballyroe

October 10, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT’s billed as ‘A Great Night of Fashion Fun and Music’ is coming up on Saturday, October 18, in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel All proceeds are in aid of the Tralee and West Kerry branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. There are up to 60 people in the the Tralee and […]

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Breakfast Briefing On What The Budget Means For Businesses

Breakfast Briefing On What The Budget Means For Businesses

October 10, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

ATTENTION business owners! The Kerry Local Enterprise Office in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services) present a Budget 2015 Breakfast Briefing in the Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee on Thursday next from 8.30am to 10.30am. The briefing will summarise the main points arising from the Budget on the previous Tuesday. […]

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Donaghy Wins GAA GPA Player Of The Month For September

Donaghy Wins GAA GPA Player Of The Month For September

October 9, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IT has been announced that, Kieran Donaghy, is the GAA GPA Player of the Month for September. Kieran received the award in Croke Park alongside Kilkenny’s, Richie Power, who picked up the Hurling Player of the Month. “Kieran Donaghy’s role in Kerry’s All-Ireland series push was nothing short of spectacular, […]

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Boyle Brothers Are New Owners Of Tralee Central Hotel

Boyle Brothers Are New Owners Of Tralee Central Hotel

October 9, 2014 at 2:11 pm 1 comment

THE Tralee Central Hotel in Maine Street, which was sold recently, is under the ownership of Boyle Brothers. According to a spokesperson for the company, it’s hoped the hotel will re-open in March next year following significant refurbishing and rebranding. Boyle Brothers already own and operate the Manor West Hotel and now add the […]

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Three Days Left At The Kerry Film Festival. Here’s What’s On…

October 9, 2014 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

WE’RE coming into the weekend and the last three days of Kerry Film Festival 2014, Here’s a quick guide of what’s on until the festival finishes this Saturday. Thursday 4:00pm – Brandon Conference Centre – Ar Lorg Shomhairle – Tracing Sorley’s Footsteps This is a film about Sorley MacLean, who is widely recognised as […]

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TV Programme To Show Tralee Was ‘Mad For Sam’ At Homecoming

TV Programme To Show Tralee Was ‘Mad For Sam’ At Homecoming

October 9, 2014 at 10:30 am 1 comment

WHILE the Kerry teams’ homecoming to Tralee was skimmed over by RTE, Irish TV captured all the atmosphere and can be seen in a special programme this Friday. A crowd of up to 25,000 people packed Tralee streets to welcome home the Kerry senior and minor teams after their victories over […]

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Bank Of Ireland Building For Sale With €2.5m Price Tag

Bank Of Ireland Building For Sale With €2.5m Price Tag

October 9, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bank Of Ireland building on Castle Street has been put up for sale, at a guide price of €2.5m, with Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean in Denny Street. The tenant will be unaffected by the sale as the entire building is held under a 25 year lease let to Bank Of Ireland […]

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SPORT: Three Key Battles That May Decide Austin Stacks v Dingle

SPORT: Three Key Battles That May Decide Austin Stacks v Dingle

October 9, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

IF you were going to pick the dream match-up of the round before the semi-final draw was made, it would have been this one. Both sides have a panel of full of young, quality players and established stars to make it a hotly anticipated encounter. Dingle remain the only side to […]

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Chamber Alliance To Present A Family Fun Day In The Park

Chamber Alliance To Present A Family Fun Day In The Park

October 9, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE Town Park will be the venue for a special Fancy Dress Fun Run at the end of the month as part of the Halloween festivities. This event on Wednesday, October 29, is a family day out in the Park organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance which will see the place transformed into […]

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Fitness: Correcting Muscle Imbalance And Posture

Fitness: Correcting Muscle Imbalance And Posture

October 9, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Michael Ryan of RnR Fitness on correcting muscle imbalance and posture… It is commonplace amongst regular fitness enthusiasts or gym users to ask such questions as: Why am I stronger on one side of my body than the other? Why can I lift heavier weight with one arm over the […]

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Staff At Kerry Women’s Refuge Centre Vote For Industrial Action

Staff At Kerry Women’s Refuge Centre Vote For Industrial Action

October 9, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

SIPTU members at the Kerry Women’s Refuge at Killeen Road have voted in favour of industrial action. The decision comes after a dispute over rosters at the centre, which provides services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. According to SIPTU, management informed employees recently that the 12am-9am shift at the […]

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TraleeToday.ie Passes 1,000,000 Pageviews Mark!

TraleeToday.ie Passes 1,000,000 Pageviews Mark!

October 8, 2014 at 8:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THANKS a million everyone! After less than six months TraleeToday.ie has passed the magical 1,000,000 page views mark. It’s somewhere we never expected to be over that short period of time and we’re overwhelmed by the positive response received from everyone we’ve encountered in town and beyond. The figures on our Google […]

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Images Show Where The Lightning Hit Kerry Over The Past Few Days

Images Show Where The Lightning Hit Kerry Over The Past Few Days

October 8, 2014 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY has been getting some serious rain over the past few days and judging by the Met Eireann and Irish Weather News images here, it looks like the country got a battering from lightning as well. There were several lightning strikes in the Tralee area during the hours of 3am […]

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