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Michael Nicholson, Mary Hazelwood, Martin Conway, Jordan Conway, Aisling Nicholson at John Mitchels GAA Lip Syng Battle at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Enjoying The John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle (Part 2)

October 29, 2018 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you the news that James Duggan, Akeem Molloy, Mikey Walsh and Jonathan O’Halloran stole the show and were announced winners of the John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle event in Ballygarry on Sunday night (click here for previous coverage). Now it’s time to see the style off the […]

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PHOTOS: Clanmaurice Are Munster Junior Club Champions Again

PHOTOS: Clanmaurice Are Munster Junior Club Champions Again

October 29, 2018 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Clanmaurice made the journey to Newcastle West on Sunday to defend their Munster Junior Club Camogie title against Crecora of Limerick. The Limerick girls were first on the scoreboard with a 1st minute free. Laura Collins got Clanmaurice up and running a minute later. Dearbhla Egan pointed two frees for […]

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Debbie Guerin, Jordan Bowler, Wayne Enright and Aileen Galvin at John Mitchels GAA Lip Syng Battle at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Contestants ‘Creep’ It Real At John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle (Part 1)

October 29, 2018 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

By Lisa O’Mahony A GREAT night was had at John Mitchels Lip Syng Battle in Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night as contestants kept it spooky with a Halloween theme! ‘Wrong Direction’ members James Duggan, Akeem Malloy, Jonathon O’Halloran and Mikey Walsh unleashed their inner popstars and were crowned overall […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Topple Champs To Set Up Date With Demons

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Topple Champs To Set Up Date With Demons

October 29, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on an amazing win for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors in the National Cup on Saturday night… GarGarvey’s Tralee Warriors 103 Templeogue BC 92 WARRIORS stunned the reigning champions Black Amber Templeogue with a 103-92 win in absolutely pulsating and at times breathless National Cup first round clash at the Oblate […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 28, 2018 at 5:31 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… It’s freaky Friday at Pres… 1st year dance party during Freaky Friday! The event was organised and run by […]

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Roundy’s Will Come Alive For ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party

Roundy’s Will Come Alive For ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party

October 28, 2018 at 5:31 am Comments are Disabled

WELL as Halloween is almost upon us, an event in Tralee’s favourite cocktail bar, Roundy’s, is going to be the highlight of next weekend. The bar will be hosting a Mexican ‘Day of the Dead’ party on Saturday, November 3. As well as the usual fantastic and inventive cocktails, cool […]

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Foil Arms And Hog

Foil Arms And Hog Return To Kerry For January Show

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

JANUARY is such a miserable month. The parties are over, no money, crap weather and you’re bloated after December. Don’t despair though, because by the end of the month Ireland’s most popular comedy troupe are back to cheer you up. After bringing the house down at Siamsa Tire earlier this year, […]

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Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

I FIRST came across this idea about 12 years ago in a book called ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle (over 33 million copies sold!). In the book Eckhart says that we have no problems in life. To this day I can still remember the page I read it […]

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President Higgins Gets 50% Of Kerry Vote

October 27, 2018 at 8:55 pm 2 comments

THE results of the Kerry count in the Presidential Election saw the county give a resounding yes to another seven years for Michael D Higgins in the Áras. The result of the Kerry count was announced in Killarney this evening and the incumbent got 25,078 votes or about 50% of the […]

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Rachel Hoctor performing under the marquee on The Mall on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Buskers On The Mall Competing For €1,500 In Prizes

October 27, 2018 at 8:51 am 1 comment

THERE’S a busking competition on in town this weekend and despite the cold last night, a number of them took to the marquee on The Mall last night to show their talent. The winners will be determined by a public vote on the Tralee What’s On facebook page after the […]

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Sandra Rusk (centre) of Weardrobe with her models Noreen McElligott, Paula Foley, Linda Lowth, Helen Leahy, Tish O'Flaherty and Martina Power at the CH/Weardrobe Fashion and Beauty Show at CH Tralee on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Make-Up Tips For Autumn/Winter At CH Show

October 27, 2018 at 8:35 am 1 comment

WINTER is coming and with the changes of the seasons comes changes in your wardrobe. With this in mind, Helen Parker of CH Tralee and Sandra Rusk Weardrobe teamed up last night to give fashion and make-up tips for autumn/winter at CH. “It’s an informal gathering to give tips and […]

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Shania Griffin, Oonagh O'Keeffe and Róisín Downey at the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds See What IT Tralee Has To Offer At Open Day

October 27, 2018 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE buses started arriving from early on Friday as hundreds of secondary school students from all over Kerry and beyond arrived for the IT Tralee Open Day on Friday. They were joined by mature students, post-Leaving Cert course students and families to check out all that the college has to […]

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Know Your Rights: Help For People In Mortgage Arrears

October 27, 2018 at 8:27 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: We’re way behind with our mortgage and can’t pay our other bills either. We’re afraid that the bank will take our home – they keep sending us letters. What […]

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Halloween.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Halloween’ Is A Scary Return To Form For Jaded Franchise

October 27, 2018 at 8:26 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says the heart-rate will fluctuate quite a bit when watching ‘Halloween’… For the week that’s in it, I decided, rather than sit back enjoy the plush seats and comfort at Tralee Omniplex, I would subject myself to the constant feeling of unease and jump scares. The reason being […]

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Teacher Ellen Moloney with Cheyenne O'Reilly, winner of the Halloween Fancy Dress contest at Kerry College of Further Education on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Halloween Fancy Dress Fun At Kerry College Of Further Education

October 26, 2018 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a bit of fun at Kerry College of Further Education on Friday before students headed off on the mid-term break. A Halloween Fancy Dress day saw some students and teachers go to great efforts with make-up and costume as Principal, Mary Lacey, explained. The staff and students got […]

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Tricia and Lexi Moran with Sharon O'Sullivan and Danni Moriarty at the coffee/fashion morning in Paco to promote the Grace Moran Memorial Walk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco Coffee/Fashion Morning Promotes Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

PACO on The Mall held coffee/fashion morning fundraiser on Friday to raise awareness of the Grace Moran Memorial Walk to be held next month. People also had chance to come in for a tea and a pastry and donate to the three charities to benefit at the walk — Pieta House, […]

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In front; Isabel Barrio and Linda Flanagan. At back; Estrella Oronoz and Karen Conway at the coffee morning in aid of Focus Ireland at The Imperial Hotel on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Denise Raises Funds For Focus Ireland With Coffee Morning

October 26, 2018 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman helped out a homeless charity by holding a coffee morning today at The Imperial Hotel. Denise Hanbidge of Dee’s Delightful Bakes said she was happy to help Focus Ireland and raised €265 during the morning. “We’ve had a fantastic morning. We had a steady stream of people in […]

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Chefs from the Munster region this week gathered for a special mentoring workshop at the Institute of Technology, Tralee to support the new Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme workshop, supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. Mark Murphy, Lecturer at Tralee IT is pictured giving a demonstration to the group of apprentice chefs.  Photography by  Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228

Mentoring For The Chefs Of Tomorrow At IT Tralee

October 26, 2018 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

CHEFS from the Munster region this week gathered for a special mentoring workshop at the Institute of Technology, Tralee to support the new Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme workshop, supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. The workshop was held by Fáilte Ireland to assist existing industry mentors […]

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Evelyn Fox, Niamh Ryan, Grace Reidy and Hannah Willoughby at the table quiz in O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fundraising Table Quiz At O’Donnell’s For Dancers’ Trip

October 26, 2018 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the award-winning Academy of Dance were joined by family and friends at a table quiz in O’Donnell’s Mounthawk. It was all to raise funds to send 29 dancers to the International Dance Competition in Barcelona next April. “The girls are very excited about the trip and are thrilled to […]

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The Junior Einstein Club is coming to Manor West next week.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

October 26, 2018 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and it’s a long one, so make the most of it. Here’s a few things to get up to around town… Friday 1. Winter wardrobe and make-up tips… Looking for some ideas for your winter wardrobe? Tired of wearing the same make up day in day out? […]

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Legal Briefs: Shareholders Agreements Give A Voice To Minority Shareholders in SMEs

Legal Briefs: Shareholders Agreements Give A Voice To Minority Shareholders in SMEs

October 26, 2018 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

With Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) accounting for 99.8% of all Irish business, Alex Hoffman of Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors explains what a shareholders’ agreement is and why you should have one… A shareholders’ agreement is essentially a contract between the shareholders of a company, the basic purpose of which […]

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The seating area for diners on The Mall.

Busking Competition To Bring Music To The Mall This Bank Holiday Weekend

October 25, 2018 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE town centre will be buzzing during the evenings this coming weekend as the town hosts a busking competition on The Mall. The ‘Live On The Mall’ marquee returns with a great line-up to celebrate retaining the Purple Flag in Tralee. Following on from recent successes with live events on the […]

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Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

Meghan Markle Wears Kerry Designer’s Gown On Royal Tour

October 25, 2018 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S had his designs worn by Hollywood royalty but now a Kerry designer can add actual royalty to his list of clients, as Meghan Markle donned a Don O’Neill creation this week. The Duchess of Sussex wore the custom THEIA gown to a reception and dinner hosted by King Tupou VI […]

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Junior infants taking part in the Halloween Fancy Dress fundraiser at Scoil Eoin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ghastly Goings-On For Scoil Eoin’s Halloween Fundraiser

October 25, 2018 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

GHOULS, vampires and zombies invaded Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh on Thursday as the school held a Halloween Fancy Dress Day. This year the fun day was to raise funds for Recovery Haven and children duly obliged wearing Halloween costumes where each child was asked to bring a donation of €2 […]

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Contestants Jordan Bowler, Debbie Guerin, Aileen Galvin, Wayne Duggan.

John Mitchels Prepares For A Night To Remember At ‘Lip Syng’

October 25, 2018 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE contestants are ready to rock the Ballygarry House Hotel this Sunday night in the Ballygarry House Hotel when they take the stage for the first ever John Mitchels GAA Lip Syng. Having put on two successful ‘Strictly’ nights over the past two years, this time it’s a new format […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary’s In Virgin Territory As She Begins On ‘Ireland AM’

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

MANY TV viewers were used to seeing Tralee woman Mary O’Donnell on our screens with Maura and Daithi on the RTE ‘Today’ show over the last few years. But now the beauty expert and social influencer is switching to a new channel where we’ll probably see a lot more of […]

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The 'Boheroe' team.

PHOTOS: Abbeydorney All Set For ‘Battle Of The Parish’ In Ballyroe

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE excitement has building for months and Ballyroe will be buzzing on Sunday at the second Abbeydorney GAA ‘Battle of The Parish’. There’s eight teams assembled who will perform a song, dance and drama segment from a well known movie. There’s all new teams from last year and they’ve been […]

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Bríd Uí Chatháin, Cáit Uí Luanaigh and Michaela McCarthy at the Table Quiz as gaeilge  Iin The Ashe Hotel on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Answering As Gaeilge At Table Quiz For Pieta House

October 25, 2018 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout for a table quiz with a difference on Wednesday night with proceeds raised going to Pieta House. Former Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí student, Damien Kissane from Lixnaw, decided to put on a quiz as gaeilge for the charity at The Ashe Hotel. “It’s for the love of […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn teachers and pupils with Dan Galvin of Kerry Hospice at the cheque presentation.

Gaelscoil’s ‘Maidin Chaife’ Helps Out Kerry Hospice

October 24, 2018 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES, friends and colleagues in Gaelscol Mhic Easmainn came together last month to enjoy a delicious cup of Bewley’s Coffee and fresh home baking in support of our local Hospice. Children in the school were excited to partake in Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning, understanding that this is the main annual […]

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Kevin Williams presenting a cheque to members of Fenit RNLI.

Kevin’s ‘Across The Bay’ Swim Raises Funds For Fenit RNLI

October 24, 2018 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man presented a cheque to Fenit RNLI at the weekend after raising funds at a swimming event in late August. Well-known swimmer Kevin Williams organised the Across The Bay swim from Derrymore beach to Locke’s beach in Fenit, which was an impressive 4.8km. They had 49 swimmers taking part, […]

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