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Michael Healy-Rae with the Best Dressed Lady, Tracey Kerins and the Best Dressed Man, Martin O'Shea at the Castlebar on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Best Dressed Day In The Castle Bar

March 16, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Castle Bar was rocking on Wednesday as the pub enjoys their busiest week of the year for Cheltenham. On Wednesday, those who couldn’t be at the real thing in the Cotswolds, attended the Best Dressed Day at the bar. Martin O’Shea came out with Best Dressed man, as decided by a ‘secret’ judge. […]

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Cooper Makes It Two Wins For Kerry Jockeys At Cheltenham Opening Day

Cooper Makes It Two Wins For Kerry Jockeys At Cheltenham Opening Day

March 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Bryan Cooper landed his first win of the Cheltenham festival 2017, when he rode Apples Jade to victory in the Mares’ Hurdle earlier today. It was already a good day for Kerry jockeys as 17 year old Jack Kennedy from Dingle won the festival opener on board 25/1 shot Laibaik, trained by […]

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Castle Bar Looks Forward To Rollover Rollercoaster Of A Week For Cheltenham

Castle Bar Looks Forward To Rollover Rollercoaster Of A Week For Cheltenham

March 8, 2017 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

CHELTENHAM week is coming and there’s some line-up of craic planned for The Castle Bar. It all revolves around their famous Rollover competition where thousands of euros will be won. Running since 1998, it has now grown to the stage where there are over 115 entries for this year so far. At €100 per entry, that’s a lot […]

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Well wishers with Bryan Cooper at his homecoming in Blennerville on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Blennerville Comes Out To Welcome Gold Cup Hero Bryan

March 25, 2016 at 11:14 am 1 comment

THEY went mad last Friday when Bryan Cooper rode to Cheltenham Gold Cup victory on Don Cossack and last night the people of Blennerville got to cheer him in person. The young jockey came to the village fresh from riding in Thurles that afternoon and a large crowd greeted him […]

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VIDEO: This Is How They Reacted To Bryan Cooper’s Gold Cup Success In Blennerville

VIDEO: This Is How They Reacted To Bryan Cooper’s Gold Cup Success In Blennerville

March 20, 2016 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE a bit fond of Bryan Cooper out in Blennerville. The young jockey had an amazing ride on Don Cossack on Friday to win the Gold Cup and at his local in Blennerville, Skelper Quane’s, they went bananas while watching the race. Just the week before, Bryan was talking in […]

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Denise Shanahan, Murt Murphy, Bryan Cooper, Maura O'Donnell and Tom Quane at the Cheltenham Preview Night in aid of St Brendan's NS Blennerville at Skelper Quane's on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Racing Jockeys Help Raise Funds For Blennerville School

March 11, 2016 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Bryan Cooper and Philip Enright shared some of their tips for the Cheltenham festival last night at a ‘Preview’ fundraiser for Blennerville school. Racing fans present in Skelper Quane’s in the village, heard expert tips from the top jockeys and other well-known figures from the racing world such as photographer Pat […]

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Sports Fans May Like These Items For Auction At Cheltenham Preview Night This Friday

Sports Fans May Like These Items For Auction At Cheltenham Preview Night This Friday

March 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

ENABLE Ireland will be hosting a ‘Cheltenham Preview Night’ this Friday, March 11, at The Brandon Hotel, at 8pm. Well known personalities from the racing world like Jim Culloty, Philip Enright and Brian O’Connell will attend and on the night, there will also be a sports auction held as part […]

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Enjoying the Cheltenham Festival at the Castle Bar were, from left: Graham Riordan, Aileen Riordan, George Carnegie, Ilene Cooper and Catherine Dempsey. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Punters Celebrate Cheltenham Festival In Style At The Castle Bar

March 13, 2015 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Castle Bar was the place to be this week for punters in Tralee who couldn’t be at the real thing at Cheltenham. The well known pub even went as far as holding a best dressed ladies and men’s competition on Thursday to add a bit of style in the bar. The […]

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And They’re Off…€18,000 In Prize Money For Castle Bar’s ‘Cheltenham Rollover’

And They’re Off…€18,000 In Prize Money For Castle Bar’s ‘Cheltenham Rollover’

March 10, 2015 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

CHELTENHAM has arrived and  while many pubs and bookies will see a surge in business, one Rock Street hostelry becomes the hub of activity for the week. It has almost become a tradition for many punters in town to converge on The Castle Bar where their ‘Cheltenham Rollover’ is the highlight of […]

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At The Enable Ireland Cheltenham Preview night in association with Paddy Power at the Fels Point Hotel, were, from left: Jerry Mangan, Con Bailey, Brian O'Connell, Jim Culloty and Phillip Enright. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Stars Of Racing Turn Out For Cheltenham Charity Night

March 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHELTENHAM preview night in aid of Enable Ireland, sponsored by Paddy Power took place in the Fels Point Hotel on Monday night. This is the second time Enable Ireland have put on the racing event where the public get to quiz a panel of well known faces in the […]

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Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

February 23, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S still more than two weeks to the off, but punters, bookies and publicans are already rubbing their hands with glee at the thought of the racing extravaganza that is Cheltenham. But if you want to wipe the smile off your bookies face, there’s an event in the Fels […]

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