REVIEW 2016: The Top 10 Stories On TraleeToday.ie This Year

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We’ve brought you many news stories this year on TraleeToday.ie but these 10 have gained the most page views…

10. Whale Of A Time..

A killer whale spotted off the coast of Slea Head. Photo by Richard Creagh.

The rare sighting of one of the ocean’s most interesting mammals off the Kerry Coast back in June gained a lot of interest.

Whale-watchers out at sea sighted a killer whale near Slea Head. The experts on the boat identified  it to be an elderly individual named John Coe, who is well known to whale-watchers around these isles. 14,169 page views  click here for story

9. Death Of A Legend…

Joe Flynn

Back in January we reported on the death of an inspirational man. Joe Flynn succumbed to illness after a battle which saw him go public about his fight and gave courage to others going through the same journey. 14,293 page views click here for story

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8. Darragh’s Classic Yarn…

Darragh O’Se

In August, on the eve of the Kerry v Dublin All-Ireland semi-final clash, Darragh Ó Sé came up with this hilarious story in his Irish Times column. It’s well worth reading. 15,500 page views click here for story

7. One For The Ladies…

If there’s one thing we’ve realised on this website, it’s that you love your style. In September you clicked on in your droves to see who won the Best Dressed Ladies prize in Listowel Races. 17,292 page views  click here for story

6. Romance Is Not Dead…

Back in July, a photo taken on Banna Beach of a couple in ‘proposal position’ got a lot of attention. A Lixnaw woman took a photo of the couple and it went mad on social media around the country. 17,766 page views  click here for story

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5. Meet The Kerry Rose Hopefuls…

You really want to see what Kerry Rose contestants look like! Back in May we reported that the Rose hopefuls gathered at The Rose Hotel  for an information evening hosted by the Kerry Rose Centre ahead of the Kerry Rose Selection later that month. 21,048 page views   click here for story

4. Town Plans…

Kerry County Council released images of what the The Mall, Bridge Street and Russell Street will look like after proposed works in 2017.

You were really interested in the images  released as part of the public consultation process, which commenced in relation to the materials to be used on The Mall. 22,928 page views  click here for story

3. Now That’s A Tip…

An American walks into a bar, buys drink for the night. Not a joke in this case. He went into the Blasket with a few buddies and spent €2,500. 29,158 page views  click here for story

2. Scam Warning…

Gardaí were advising restaurant staff and other businesses to beware of a scam involving a person making large bookings back in March. It gained a lot of interest. 31,882 page views click here for story

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1. Another Scam Warning…

Back in January, Gardaí were warning the public about a phone scam which can clear the credit on your phone or add large amounts to your monthly bill.

People around the county were reporting that they received calls from a foreign number starting with 00 247. A person can be heard shouting in distress in the background and they then hang up. You were very, very interested in that story. 40,426 page views   click here for story

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