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Daithi O’Regan, Nicolas Larkin and Bela Winde of Tralee Rowing Club who all took part in the

Tralee Rower Wins First In Indoor Rowing Championship

November 30, 2017 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Rowing Club junior member Nicolas Larkin won 1st place in the Provinces Irish Indoor Rowing Championship, held in the Sports Arena in UL (University of Limerick) last Saturday. He won the Junior 14 time lapsed race, with an impressive 1,181 metres in 4 minutes among 55 competitors in […]

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Former CBS The Green student Cathal Hannafin who received a JP McManus All-Ireland Scholarship in the University of Limerick on Saturday. Cathal is pictured with his parents Christine and Michael and Principal of CBS The Green Anne O'Callaghan.

Former CBS Students Receive Scholarships At UL Ceremonies

November 29, 2017 at 5:47 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO former CBS The Green students received scholarships in the past week at University of Limerick. Business Studies student Gearoid O’Connor, who achieved 613 points in his 2017 Leaving Cert, received a ‘UL 40 Scholarship’ of €2,000. Meanwhile on Saturday, Cathal Hannafin, received a JP McManus All-Ireland Scholarship. Cathal, who got […]

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Participants at the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Call Goes Out For Participants In The Bill Kirby Memorial Walk On St Stephen’s Day

November 29, 2017 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR what’s now become an annual fixture of Christmas celebrations, the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk will take off once more from Rock Street on St Stephen’s Day, December 26. Festive attire is encouraged for the Christmas walk (or run) which would go some way in working off some excesses of the […]

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John Ross Jewellers Clock Is Alive And Ticking Again

John Ross Jewellers Clock Is Alive And Ticking Again

November 29, 2017 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S back where it belongs and brighter than ever. The John Ross Jewellers clock was hoisted above the jewellers on Castle Street early on Tuesday morning after a six week period where it went through a refurbishment. “We’re just thrilled, it’s a wonderful moment to see the clock working again,” said […]

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At the launch of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society's Kerry Magazine 2018 in Tralee Library on Tuesday evening were, from left; Donal O'Sullivan, Kathleen Browne, Dick Maguire, Elizabeth O'Donoghue Ross, John Breen of Kerry County Council, Marie O'Sullivan, Dan Graham and Tony Bergin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Magazine 2018 Launched In Tralee Library

November 29, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Magazine 2018 was launched on Tuesday evening in Tralee Library by Mr John Breen, Director of the Services, Kerry County Council. Between its covers are a range of articles  pertaining to Kerry’s rich and diverse culture and heritage. Published annually by the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society and […]

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Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair In Shopping Centre This Weekend

Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair In Shopping Centre This Weekend

November 29, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Shopping centre will be oozing Christmas spirit this Saturday, December 2, as the town centre premises hosts the annual Recovery Haven Kerry Craft Fair. Management at the shopping centre on The Mall have offered to open up several empty units to facilitate this year’s craft fair – a hugely […]

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Sponsored: #Reunite At Yummy This Christmas

Sponsored: #Reunite At Yummy This Christmas

November 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Sponsored A LOCAL business has shown imagination with their marketing this Christmas and created a touching storytelling video clip to promote Yummy Cafe. Not unlike the approach taken by multinational giants like Debenhams or John Lewis, Ken Tobin of HQ Tralee and Weebiz Media, commissioned the advert for his business, Yummy […]

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Jim O'Brien from O'Brien's Cheese and Rose Blackwell from Ardfert Pictured at the Manor West Retail Park, Christmas food fair which took place in Manor Shopping Cnt over the weekend . 
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PHOTOS: Food And Fun At The Fair In Manor West

November 28, 2017 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the CH Christmas parade and the switching on of the lights drew big crowds to the town centre on Saturday, Manor West was also buzzing with families enjoying the Food and Craft Fair. Artisan food producers and the finest craftspeople the Kingdom has to offer, were present and with […]

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Soccer Club To Host Table Quiz In The Huddle

Soccer Club To Host Table Quiz In The Huddle

November 28, 2017 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a big crowd expected in The Huddle Bar this Thursday night as a local soccer club is inviting people to test their general knowledge. The Tralee Dynamos FC Table Quiz is a major fundraiser for the club, so whether you’re a Dynamo or not, they would like to see […]

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Killarney To Bestow The Order Of Innisfallen On Enda Kenny

Killarney To Bestow The Order Of Innisfallen On Enda Kenny

November 28, 2017 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

KILLARNEY will this week bestow its top honour on former Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader, Enda Kenny, who will be inducted into the Order of Innisfallen on Friday, December 1. The longest serving TD in Dáil Éireann, his contribution to life in Ireland will be celebrated at a reception in […]

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Mary Shanahan, Laura Kelliher and Linda Hillier at the Christmas Market on Courthouse Lane (opposite Polymath Bookshop) on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Craft Market Helps Out Tralee Socialstore

November 28, 2017 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHRISTMAS market every Saturday in Tralee is providing a place for people to show their goods and contributing to helping a charity shop with its rent. The Tralee Craft Market is located on Courthouse Lane (opposite Polymath) and offers an alternative spot to pick up a unique gift. Ruth […]

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Tralee Artists To Showcase Work At Craft And Design Fair In Dublin

Tralee Artists To Showcase Work At Craft And Design Fair In Dublin

November 28, 2017 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE artist who discovered her passion for fine painting while studying French in Paris, will be showcased at Gifted Contemporary Craft and Design Fair in Dublin’s RDS from December 5-10. Gifted celebrates the best of over 600 Irish designers and makers from fashion to jewellery and beyond. Record-breaking crowds […]

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Charlie Kerins.

MEP To Speak At Charlie Kerins Commemoration In Tralee

November 28, 2017 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold their annual Volunteer Charlie Kerins commemoration on Friday December 1. Members and supporters of Sinn Féin will march from the Pikeman monument on Denny Street at 7.30pm to the monument at Charlie Kerins Park in Strand Road where MEP Liadh Ní Riada will give the oration. “It […]

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24-11-2017: FDI Oportunites for Kerry event takes place in Tralee as part of Bank of Ireland’s 17th National Enterprise Week.

Pictured at a Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Week event entitled "Building Our Business Future Together" in theTralee Rose Hotel on Friday were speakers, from left,  Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA,  Gerry Enright, Manager, Bank of Ireland, Tralee, June Butler, Bank of Ireland and Frank Murphy, MONEX, Killarney and Frank Shaw, Bank of Ireland.
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Bank of Ireland’s 17th National Enterprise Week, themed ‘Scaling Your Business’, is taking place from 17 to 24 November and will see up to 26 events take place across the country for SMEs with an interest in growing their business. Each National Enterprise Week event has been carefully planned to support specific industry sectors with experts on hand to speak about everything from trends, forecasts and opportunities to personal relevant business experience. The aim of the initiative is to promote and drive momentum for businesses in areas such as manufacturing, tourism and hospitality, agri, finance, fisheries and export markets. 
In Tralee, Bank of Ireland hosted an event on Friday 24 November entitled "Building Our Business Future Together" at the Rose Hotel in Tralee. 
Speakers included Martin Shanahan, CEO, Industrial Development Authority (IDA) who discussed the current market conditions and opportunities within Ireland and Kerry for FDI. 

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PHOTOS: Bank Of Ireland Hosts Event For Enterprise Week

November 28, 2017 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Building Our Business Future Together’ was Bank of Ireland Kerry’s flagship event for National Enterprise Week, held at The Rose Hotel on Friday last. Aimed at SMEs, the highlights of the event were an inspirational story from Frank Murphy about his journey with Monex and a rallying call from […]

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Kerry Backroom Team Confirmed At County Committee Meeting

Kerry Backroom Team Confirmed At County Committee Meeting

November 28, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

JOE O’Connor of NISUS Fitness in Tralee was confirmed as the Head Of Athletic Development for the Kerry Senior Football Team at the Kerry GAA County Committee meeting last night. The Rathkeale native lectures in the physiology and performance training in IT Tralee and runs NISUS Fitness in Killerisk Business Park. He […]

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REPORT: Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Return To Winning Ways

REPORT: Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Return To Winning Ways

November 27, 2017 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win on the road at the weekend… Belfast Star 66 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 79 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors ended their three game losing streak with a relatively comfortable 13 point win away to Belfast Star in the Methodist College last Saturday night. Following defeats to […]

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Five Groups Receive €3,000 Each From Tralee Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Fund

Five Groups Receive €3,000 Each From Tralee Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Fund

November 27, 2017 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE community groups received €3,000 each towards their community project from Tralee Credit Union’s Lauri Healy Community Project Fund. This is the second round of worthy projects within our local communities to receive funding from the Lauri Healy Community Project Fund. Earlier this year four groups benefited to the tune […]

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Paidi O Se's pub in Ventry.

TG4 To Ring In The New Year With Live Show From Páidí Ó Sé’s Pub

November 27, 2017 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

TG4 will broadcast a live show from Páidí Ó Sé’s pub in Ceann Trá on December 31 to ring in the 2018 which has been designated the Year of the Irish Language The programme, Fáilte 2018, will be broadcast live from the famed pub featuring a review of 2017, music, dance and singing, […]

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Gardaí Investigate Theft From Car In Monavalley

Gardaí Investigate Theft From Car In Monavalley

November 27, 2017 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are asking for the public’s help after a theft from a car in Tralee. On Thursday, November 23, between 7pm and 8pm, a car was broken into at Liber House in Monavalley. A woman left her wallet on the passenger seat of the car and it was […]

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Emergency Department At UHK Experiencing Overcrowding

Emergency Department At UHK Experiencing Overcrowding

November 27, 2017 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry is asking patients to only attend their emergency department if it’s absolutely necessary, as it’s experiencing a high level of activity today. People are advised to contact their GP and explore all other options before attending the hospital. Management say every effort is being made to address the situation. There were […]

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Marie Morrison, Helena Leahy, Jennifer and Nodie O'Brien at the Irish Wheelchair Association North Kerry Christmas party at The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Irish Wheelchair Association Branch Holds Christmas Party In The Meadowlands

November 27, 2017 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was around 100 people in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the Irish Wheelchair Association North Kerry branch Christmas Party. Guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh before tucking into a four course meal. People from all over the county attended and really enjoyed the food […]

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The new Palliative Care Unit at UHK.

Kerry Hospice Invites Public To See New Palliative Care Unit

November 27, 2017 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation and HSE are inviting the people of Kerry to come and view the New In Patient Unit on Friday, December 1st between 4pm and 7pm. This is to give an opportunity to all who donated or helped in any way to come and see the results […]

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Tralee Could Apply To Be A Gaeltacht Service Town

Tralee Could Apply To Be A Gaeltacht Service Town

November 27, 2017 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

IT has been announced that Tralee has been named as one of the towns that could apply to achieve recognition as a Gaeltacht Service Town under the Gaeltacht Act 2012. Gaeltacht Service Towns are defined as those towns situated in or adjacent to Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas and which have […]

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Game show host, Marty Whelan with Margaret Flynn from Kimmage, Dublin 12 has won €67,000 including a car on last Saturdays (25th November 2017) National Lottery Winning Streak Game Show on RTE. The winning ticket was bought from Centra, Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Pic: Mac Innes

Castleisland Woman Spins The Wheel On Winning Streak

November 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A FORMER National Lottery employee, who worked with the organisation for 27 years, saw her dream realised when she got to spin the iconic Grand Prize Wheel when she appeared on the Winning Streak game show on RTE One on Saturday. Originally from Castleisland, Margaret Flynn is now living in […]

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Amel Bentoumi, Margaret Bell and Fiona Gaudino at the Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style At The Ladies Lunch And Fashion Afternoon In Ballyroe

November 27, 2017 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

STYLISH ladies enjoyed a wonderful afternoon in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday for the Connect Kerry annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon, which supported Moyderwell Mercy Primary School Tralee. Around 100 ladies were greeted with a Champagne reception and had a chance to browse the beauty and fashion stands before the […]

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Claire Murphy and Mary Stapleton Foley who won awards in Cork on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Claire And Mary Win At Lifestyle Magazine’s Awards

November 27, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

TWO local ladies won awards at a lifestyle magazine’s stylish ceremony in Cork on Saturday night. The annual Hi New Yorker Style Awards were held in The Clarion Hotel in Cork city and a number of  Kerry women businesses were nominated. Banna woman, Claire Murphy of Expose Beauty Lounge & Hair Studio […]

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Santa and Mrs Claus wave to the crowd in the CH Chemists Christmas Parade on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Colour And The Fun Of The CH Christmas Parade

November 26, 2017 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT was cold but, essentially, dry on The Mall yesterday as the annual CH parade drew hundreds to the street again. An annual staple of the festive calendar, the parade, along with the switching on of the Christmas lights, officially starts Christmas in Tralee. Santa and Mrs Claus were joined […]

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The mural at 'Tess Quarter'.

Christmas Market To Take Place In ‘Tess Quarter’

November 26, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tess Quarter Christmas Market will launch in Abbey Street and Dominick Street on Friday next  in time for the festive season. The market will be an end-of-year celebration attracting locals and visitors with its cheerful ambience while spotlighting traditional crafts and speciality foods. Abbey Street and Dominick Street will […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 26, 2017 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… A Tralee girl in South Kerry with a legend… A […]

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Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley with Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne at the turning on of the Christmas Lights in the Square. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Christmas Lights Are On And They’re Looking Amazing

November 26, 2017 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE lights were officially switched on yesterday and the town is looking beautiful. The Square was packed with people who turned out to join the Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne when she switched on the festive lights in Kerry’s capital town to launch the 2017 Christmas Spraoi in Tralee. Everyone was […]

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