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Photographed at the official launch of the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday 13th to Saturday 19th of September, was model Aisling McDaid wearing an original 1950‘s green vintage lace and taffeta dress with vintage headpiece with fashion expert Orlaith Winters. Fashionable race goers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including the Listowel Tidy Towns Group, in association with An Taisce, Best Presentation of an Authentic Vintage or Up-cycled / Re-styled  outfit on the closing day of the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival on Saturday 19th of September. 
Racing highlights include the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade A) Chase on Wednesday 16th; the €55,000 Guinness Handicap Hurdle on Thursday 17th and the Listowel Races Supporters Club Sponsored Race 'The Slan Abhaile" on Saturday 19th September. This year the total Prize Money over the 7-days is €1.2 million (up €150,000 on 2014). The fashion highlight of the week is the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day on Friday 18th of September, judged by model Alison Canavan and former TV apprentice, Brian Purcell with a total cash prize fund of €5,750. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised an extensive range of free entertainment, including the Kerry Group family Day; daily race card draws with cash prizes, promotions, music and more. For more information on Listowel Races contact 068 21144 / 21172 or visit www.listowelraces.ie
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Fashion Competitions Galore And Great Racing On The Way At Listowel

August 12, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE biggest race meeting in Kerry is set to take place next month as the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival was officially launched at the course yesterday. The seven days of racing starts on Sunday, September 13 and continues until Saturday, September 19 and includes the €175,000 Guinness Kerry National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade […]

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Photographed at the official launch today (Wednesday 22nd of July) of the inaugural ‘Fashion Soirée at Manor West Hotel’ which will take place in the 4 star Tralee hotel on Friday 4th of September were (from left) Carol Kennelly, milliner; Annette Gavin, Deputy manager, Manor West Hotel, Orlagh Winters (MC), Colette Nolan, Sales & Marketing Manager, Manor West Hotel;    Leighanne Moore, Front Office, Manor West Hotel; Mary O Donnell, Beauty Expert and judge of Best Dressed Lady on the night and Breda Dyland and Trish Kelly, Kerry Cancer Support Group. Featuring the latest style in Ladies Day fashion and exclusive new looks for Autumn / Winter 2015, the night will showcase top Kerry designers, milliners and boutiques. Mc’ed by Fashionista Orlagh Winters, the Fashion Soirée will also include a pre drinks & canapes reception, jazz band, best dressed lady, spot prizes and dancing till late. Tickets are only €30 and are available now from the reception of Manor West Hotel, Tralee, the Kerry Cancer Support Group and some participating boutiques. For more information, telephone Manor West Hotel on 066 7194500. Pix: Pawel Nowak.

Charity Fashion Night To Give Style Tips For The Races

July 23, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

A FASHION Soirée will take place in early September to showcase the latest fashions ahead of ladies day at Listowel Races. The inaugural ‘Fashion Soirée at Manor West Hotel’, in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group, which will take place in the  Tralee venue  on Friday, September 4. Featuring the latest style […]

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New Sponsor And Judges For Ladies Day At Listowel Races

June 12, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a new sponsor and judges this year for Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival with over €5,000 in prizes on offer. The day is the most stylish in Kerry’s social calendar with upwards of 30,000 people descending on the Island for the event which takes place on […]

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PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Listowel Races Ladies Day

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Listowel Races Ladies Day

June 2, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather did not make for a good day at the races in Listowel yesterday. Lucky then that Ladies Day was held on Sunday in the sunshine – all be it a bit windy – at the Island. Yesterday we brought you the news that Tralee native Caroline O’Sullivan won […]

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The 10 finalists in the Best Dressed Lady competition enjoying the day at the Listowel Races on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Glamour From Ladies Day At Listowel Races

June 1, 2015 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native was the winner of the Best Dressed Lady on Sunday on the opening day of the Listowel Races Whit Weekend Meeting. Caroline O’Sullivan (nee Foran), originally from Tralee but now living in Lisselton, won the prize in the face of stiff competition from a plethora of stylish ladies at […]

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At the photo-call to announce details of the forthcoming annual two day Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting, which will be held on Sunday 31st of May and Monday 1st of June were (from left) organiser of Ladies Day, Eilish Stack, with Listowel based models Brenda Heffernan and Shauna Lynch.  This year, Ladies Day will be judged by top Irish stylist and TV personality, Marietta Doran and Kerry Football Star, Shane Enright and there is a total prize fund of €5,000 sponsored by Listowel town businesses and publicans. Admission is €15.00, OAP / Students: €7 and children under 16 are free. Generous group, corporate, sports clubs and pre booking discounts also available. For more information, visit www.listowelraces.ie

Prize Fund Of €5,000 For Listowel Races Ladies Day

May 7, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Listowel Races are back this June and ladies are set to turn on the style with a €5,000 prize fund up for grabs. Details were announced this week of the forthcoming annual two day Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting which will be held at the scenic race […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More Fashionable Women At Listowel Races Ladies Day

September 21, 2014 at 10:02 am 1 comment

HERE’S the final instalment of our coverage of the glamour and style on Listowel Races Ladies Day which took place on Friday. Orlagh Winters interviews stylish ladies in the video below, while further down are more great photos from the day. If you missed our previous coverage click here, here […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Glam Ladies At The Listowel Races

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Glam Ladies At The Listowel Races

September 20, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE got more stylish glamour from the Listowel Races Ladies Day on Friday. (If you missed our previous coverage click here and here) In the video, our fashion columnist, Orlagh Winters, talks fashion with elegant women enjoying the day, while below are even more great photos from the ‘Island’. More great photos […]

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Looking For Sharp Dressed Men At Listowel Races

Looking For Sharp Dressed Men At Listowel Races

September 11, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE about 30,000 women will invade Listowel’s ‘Island’ track on Friday, September 19, the lads also have an incentive to spruce themselves up for the Races. A day dedicated to fashion conscious men will take on Thursday, September 18, sponsored again by Lyons of East River, with a prize fund of €1,300. […]

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Pippa Joins Dáithi As Judge At Listowel Ladies Day

Pippa Joins Dáithi As Judge At Listowel Ladies Day

September 10, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

PIPPA Ormond O’Connor has been announced as a judge for Chic Boutique Ladies Day in Listowel on Friday, September 19. The most glamorous ladies day of the fall season has a prize fund of €9,000 and the model will join RTE’s Daithi O Se as judge. Sponsored for 25 years by Patricia and Mary […]

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Get Ready For The Best Ladies Day Ever In Listowel

Get Ready For The Best Ladies Day Ever In Listowel

August 8, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

MID-SEPTEMBER can only mean one thing in Kerry: Listowel Race Week. Thousands of racing and fashion fans from Tralee and all over the county will converge on ‘the Island’ for what is essentially the end of the summer in north Kerry. And the highlight for most will be the Chic Boutique […]

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