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Mary O’Donnell: Stay In The Shades This Summer

Mary O’Donnell: Stay In The Shades This Summer

June 18, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT is that time of year when sunglasses are needed for soaking up the sun on the beach. They protect our eyes , help prevent crows feet and look good also. When looking for the perfect one, here are some tips. Sunglasses should not […]

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Tralee To Host County Championship Double Header

Tralee To Host County Championship Double Header

June 17, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and St Brendan’s will take on opposition in a double header for the Round 3 games of the Super Valu Senior Football County Championship in Austin Stack Park on July 12. The evening matches will first see St Brendan’s take on Dingle at 6pm, then Stacks against Rathmore at […]

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Madeline O'Connor (centre), from Clogher, Ballymacelligott is presented with a cheque for €12,400 following her jackpot win in the Ballymac GAA Lotto by Tom Herlihy, Chairman Ballymac GAA Club. Also included in the picture are members of Madeline's family, winning ticket seller Brendan Mannix, and the Executive members of Ballymac GAA Club.

Madeline Scoops Over €12,000 In Ballymac Lotto

June 17, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

WELL it had to be won sometime and after a century of weeks it was Madeline O’Connor who scooped the Ballymacelligott Lotto worth €12,400. Madeline, from Clogher, who bought the ticket from Brendan Mannix at Ballydwyer Post Office, collected her cheque at O’Riada’s on Saturday night, the same venue where the […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance AGM Hears Of ‘Very Positive Year’

Tralee Chamber Alliance AGM Hears Of ‘Very Positive Year’

June 17, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE coming year will see Tralee Chamber Alliance change its focus to put more emphasis on promoting the business community in the town with a view to attracting more jobs to Tralee. The second AGM of Tralee Chamber Alliance took place on Monday at […]

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Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Rose Of Tralee

Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Rose Of Tralee

June 17, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help co-ordinate and marshal the multitude of events planned for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival this August. The Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan, flew in from Texas to help recruit new personnel to join a great team of people who work tirelessly to make […]

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Under 14 Rockies enjoying the quiz night - Michael O'Gara, Dara Barry Walsh, Donagh McMahon, Niall Hurley and Niamh McMahon. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Rockie Faithful Help Out Under 14s With Table Quiz

June 17, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks faithful turned out in force on Friday night to help send youngsters on a trip to Mayo. The U14 Feile Family Fun Quiz was a great success in Connolly Park, well attended by the young footballers and their families who will be travelling to Mayo in two weeks […]

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Helen Burns: Communication Is The Response You Get

Helen Burns: Communication Is The Response You Get

June 17, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on communicating with employees… I WAS speaking to a business owner last week and he relayed a big frustration to me; “I cannot seem to get my team to do what I want them to […]

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Is Your Estate Worthy Of A Tidy Tralee Prize?

Is Your Estate Worthy Of A Tidy Tralee Prize?

June 16, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

IS your estate worthy of a Tidy Tralee award? That’s the question the people at Tidy Tralee Together are asking of estates, homes and businesses as they invite entries for this year’s competition. Criteria and applications forms are now available from traleetidytowns@gmail.com and must be returned by email by Monday, July 14 […]

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St John’s In Bloom For Festival Of Flowers And Music

St John’s In Bloom For Festival Of Flowers And Music

June 16, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

OVER the weekend the first ‘Festival of Flowers and Music’ took place in St John’s the Evangelist Church on Ashe Street to celebrate the successful restoration of the organ at the church. The restoration cost a whopping €100,000 and took the best part of year to dismantle and restore the […]

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Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

June 16, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was a great night for the Hurley and Landers families on Saturday as they picked up awards at a ceremony in Killarney. The annual Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) Awards took place in the INEC and were attended by just under 1,100 people representing societies throughout […]

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Paul and Caroline O'Sullivan with their three children, Louise, Erin and Megan at their home in Gort na Greine. Photo by Dermot Crean

“Érin’s Just A Normal Seven-Year-Old Girl…But With Limitations”

June 16, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean YOUNG Érin O’Sullivan looks like an ordinary, fun-loving seven year old girl who enjoys school and playing with her sisters, Louise and Megan at her home in Gort Na Greine near Gallowsfield. But for Érin, life isn’t always ordinary and easy-going. She suffers from a condition, Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T), […]

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At the launch of the Ballyheigue Summer Festival on Ballyheigue Stand on Friday were  members of the Organising Committee, from left Michael Leane, Brendan Kenny, Clr. John Brassil, (Mayor of Kerry and Chairman of the Ballyheigue Summer Festival), Laura Dineen, John Healy, Mike Nilsson and Fiona Moriarty, with front, Model Kinga Granau. The 12th annual Ballyheigue Summer Festival is on from Sunday 6th to Sunday 13th of July. This year’s programme is packed with lots of fun for everyone of every age, including Ball Roll, Pig Racing, Fashion Show, Human Drag Racing, live music at the Festival Marquee, plus lots more.  For more information, and a full programme of events, visit their Facebook page Ballyheigue Summerfest, or website www.ballyheigue.ie . Most events are FREE. Photo Credit. Pawel Nowak

A Brilliant Ballyheigue Festival Is On The Way

June 15, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC family fun festival will take place in Ballyheigue next month with loads of free entertainment and a fashion show extravaganza. The 12th annual Ballyheigue Summer Festival takes place from Sunday, July 6 to Sunday, July 13. This year’s programme is packed with lots of fun for everyone of […]

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Out To Lunch: Dining Al Fresco In The Sunny Square

Out To Lunch: Dining Al Fresco In The Sunny Square

June 15, 2014 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for much more Nightjar The Square YOU know, when we get the weather there’s no place like home. I walked into the Square on Thursday afternoon to a drumming exhibition from a local school who entertained shoppers and al fresco diners from nearby cafes. It really did have […]

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Outgoing President of Tralee Rotary Club, John Moriarty (second left) hands over the chain of office to incoming President, Derry O'Sullivan, at the Rotary Club dinner at Ballyseedy Castle Hotel on Friday night. Also included in front is Sinead Moriarty (left) and Brigeen O'Sullivan (right) and Tralee Rotary Club members. Photo by Dermot Crean

New President Takes The Reins At Tralee Rotary Club

June 15, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tralee Rotary Club dinner took place at Ballyseedy Castle Hotel on Friday night which saw a new President take the chain of office. John Moriarty’s final official function as President of the Rotary Club was to hand over the chain of office to incoming President elect for 2014/2015 Derry […]

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Roger Harty: Let’s Make Sense

Roger Harty: Let’s Make Sense

June 15, 2014 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

TRULY living in ‘The Now’ is a most wondrous and rewarding way to live life. It might sound strange to speak the obvious to people, but the only time you can truly live is Now. Have you ever managed to live five minutes ago or in five minutes time? It is […]

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Niall Hobbert: A Healthy Body Can Help Towards A Healthy Mind

Niall Hobbert: A Healthy Body Can Help Towards A Healthy Mind

June 14, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

FINALLY the sun has decided to tog out for Kerry. Long overdue if I may say. There’s nothing like getting up early to open up at 6.30am and the sun is there to greet you. It’s a brilliant feeling and you start the day with a smile on your face. […]

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Movie Review: Angelina Can’t Save This Fairytale Flop

Movie Review: Angelina Can’t Save This Fairytale Flop

June 14, 2014 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

  Maleficent By John Lyons EVEN though Angelina Jolie is one of the biggest movie stars in the world, she’s been out of the spotlight since she starred in Salt and The Tourist in 2010. She’s since directed two films, 2011’s in the Land of Blood and Honey, and Unbroken […]

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Micheal Griffin, from Oakpark was having the time of his life in Rio at the World Cup.

VIDEO: Michael’s In Soccer Legend Heaven In Rio

June 14, 2014 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

ON Monday we featured a video of Tralee man and Na Gaeil player Micheal Griffin speaking with former Liverpool FC striker Dirk Kuyt on a Brazilian beach. Well he has upped his game spectacularly since then! Michael has been bumping shoulders and snapping pictures with the stars of football, one of […]

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VIDEO: Shane Arrives In Tralee After 11th Marathon In 11 Days

VIDEO: Shane Arrives In Tralee After 11th Marathon In 11 Days

June 14, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A DINGLE man who is expected to complete the remarkable achievement of 12 marathons in 12 days on Saturday afternoon, finished his 11th in Tralee on Friday. Shane Finn has been running since Tuesday, June 3 when he set off from the Phoenix Park in Dublin and has made his […]

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Fine Gael Cllr Is First Mayor Of Tralee Municipal District

Fine Gael Cllr Is First Mayor Of Tralee Municipal District

June 13, 2014 at 12:01 pm 2 comments

FINE Gael councillor Jim Finucane said he was honoured to be the first Mayor of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Cllr Finucane was elected Mayor at the first meeting of the District on Friday morning. He was proposed for the position by Cllr Terry O’Brien (Lab) and […]

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‘Carnaval’ Time For Brazilians In The Huddle

‘Carnaval’ Time For Brazilians In The Huddle

June 13, 2014 at 10:23 am 3 comments

THE sights and sounds of the samba boys and girls echoed across the bottom of Strand Road last night as the town’s Brazilian community gathered for their nation’s opening World Cup game. About 50 Brazilian students from the ITT packed into the top of the Huddle Bar in a sea of yellow and green as Neymar […]

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Fantastic Five Take Part In Special Olympics Events

Fantastic Five Take Part In Special Olympics Events

June 13, 2014 at 9:44 am 1 comment

By Danielle Courtney FIVE very excited athletes set off bright and early on Thursday morning to represent Munster in the 100m, 500m and Shot-put in the All Ireland Special Olympics Games 2014 in Limerick. Hugh O’Brien, Liam Purcell, Maurice Moriarty, Eoin O’Sullivan and Christopher Courtney all had their new Munster red […]

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VIDEO: School Drumming Session Livens Up The Square

VIDEO: School Drumming Session Livens Up The Square

June 13, 2014 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

LUNCHTIME in the Square was sunny enough on Thursday, but the pupils from a local school managed to brighten it up even further with a drumming exhibition. The pupils from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh were joined by teachers and class-room assistants in a lunchtime show where […]

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Brookfield College To Have New Home By September

Brookfield College To Have New Home By September

June 13, 2014 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad above for more BROOKFIELD College students will be moving to a new school come September if all work is completed on schedule according to the Principal Elisha Dowling. Their new home will be at the large, modern structure at the entrance to Monavalley Industrial Estate which has […]

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VIDEO: Park Youngsters Rise To Our ‘Crossbar Challenge’

VIDEO: Park Youngsters Rise To Our ‘Crossbar Challenge’

June 12, 2014 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE gone soccer mad this June on TraleeToday.ie and to show off the talent we have in this town, we’ve started our own ‘Crossbar Challenge’ to test the local clubs on their shooting skills. First up are members of the St Brendan’s Park U16/17 teams and what a start they’ve […]

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Finbarr Griffin at home in St Brendans Park

‘I Feel Ostracised From Society’ Says Crohn’s Sufferer

June 12, 2014 at 11:13 am 1 comment

By Gavin O’Connor A TRALEE man who has felt ostracised from society in the past because of suffering from Crohn’s Disease, has started his own Facebook page and blog to act as a support network for fellow sufferers and to break down the stigma surrounding the condition. Finbarr Griffin of St Brendan’s Park, who […]

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Tidy Towns: ‘We Need More Help To Keep Our Gold’

Tidy Towns: ‘We Need More Help To Keep Our Gold’

June 12, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

A CALL has gone out for volunteers to help out in the Tidy Towns effort as there are fears Tralee could lose its Gold Medal Status. At this month’s meeting of Tralee Tidy Towns committee, it was decided to ask the public for help in getting the town into shape […]

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Does Your Local Pharmacist Deserve An Award?

Does Your Local Pharmacist Deserve An Award?

June 12, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

  IS your local pharmacist deserving of a national award? That’s the question healthcare software solutions company, Helix Health, is asking, as it calls on the people of Tralee to nominate local pharmacists in the ‘Patient Nominated’ category ahead of the 2014 Pharmacist Awards. The call for Kerry people to nominate […]

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History Of Ballymullen Barracks Explored In New Book

History Of Ballymullen Barracks Explored In New Book

June 12, 2014 at 9:44 am 1 comment

Click on ad for more MANY people might know it as the home of the FCA in Tralee, but Ballymullen barracks has seen the changing of the guard on more than a few occasions over the past 200 years. Now, a book about the history of the barracks is set […]

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Brendan Culloty of Hugh Culloty Expert, The Mall with a Panasonic 50'' Smart TV. Photo by Dermot Crean

TV Dealers Fail To Score Big For World Cup

June 12, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more WHILE most sports fans are salivating at the prospect of a month of football on the box, the explosion of TV sales never materialised this year according to local and national retailers. The World Cup normally signals a rush to get the biggest, flattest and […]

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