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What A Difference A Lick Of Paint Makes

What A Difference A Lick Of Paint Makes

March 30, 2017 at 4:59 pm 1 comment

IT’S amazing how just a lick of paint can brighten up a street. Painters are working on The Corner House – popularly known as Godley’s Bar in years gone by – and passers-by and motorists have noticed how a coat of paint has really brightened up the Rock Street/Pembroke Street […]

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GAA Clubs Back New Initiative To Help Rock Street Post Office

GAA Clubs Back New Initiative To Help Rock Street Post Office

September 8, 2016 at 9:35 am 2 comments

THREE GAA clubs have decided to support a local post office by encouraging members to use the facility. Post Offices are coming under increasing pressure to remain open and Austin Stacks, Kerins O’Rahillys and St Pats GAA clubs are playing their part in ensuring the survival of this vital community service. Martin and Marie […]

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The winner Dominic O'Brien is carried shoulder high. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: ‘Barman Dash’ Raises Cash On The Rock

June 7, 2016 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 200 people gathered outside the Castle Bar and along Rock Street for the annual One Furlong Dash on Rock Street. The charity event, where representatives from Rock Street watering holes, race from Galvin’s Shop to the Castle Bar for the honour of winning the One Furlong Dash perpetual trophy. […]

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This Great Rock Street Tradition Will Be Held In Joe Flynn’s Memory On Monday

This Great Rock Street Tradition Will Be Held In Joe Flynn’s Memory On Monday

June 2, 2016 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ANNUAL ‘One Furlong Dash’ on Rock Street will this year be held in honour of the late Joe Flynn who was well-known face at the event down the years. Organised by The Castle Bar, starters orders for the race is at 3pm this coming bank holiday Monday. The fun charity […]

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John McCormick, runs 'Top of The Rock Video' on Rock Street. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rock Street ‘Video’ Store Is Now The Last Picture Show

January 30, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE closure of Xtra-Vision in Manor West this week means that there is only one DVD rental store left in Tralee. That store is ‘Top of The Rock Video’ which has been an institution on Rock Street since the dawn of the video rental days back in the early 80’s. TraleeToday.ie, spoke […]

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Now You See It, Now You Don’t…Here’s Where The Famous Painting On The Rock Has Gone

Now You See It, Now You Don’t…Here’s Where The Famous Painting On The Rock Has Gone

January 21, 2016 at 5:02 pm 1 comment

DID you notice something missing this morning as you were travelling on Rock Street or Pembroke Street this morning? The painting which adorned the side of The Corner House, where the two streets meet, was absent. Based on the famous photo of Sean Walsh rising into the sky over Brian Mullins […]

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One Of Town’s Best Known Shops To Close This Weekend

One Of Town’s Best Known Shops To Close This Weekend

September 10, 2015 at 11:41 am 2 comments

ONE of the most well known shops in Tralee is getting set to close its doors this coming weekend. Galvin’s shop on Rock Street has been a mainstay of the town since it first opened its doors back in the 1920’s and even to those who have never stepped foot inside […]

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VIDEO: Lads In Town Recreate Famous Scene From ‘E.T.’ On Rock Street

VIDEO: Lads In Town Recreate Famous Scene From ‘E.T.’ On Rock Street

July 27, 2015 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A QUITE brilliant homage to Steven Spielberg’s ‘E.T.’ took place on Rock Street recently. Stephen Nicholson, posted this video of his mate Ciaran Crichlow, who tore off down Rock Street with what looks like a doll of the famous alien in the basket of a bicycle. The lads exploits have […]

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The bridge that completed the Tralee part of the walkway was erected last February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Bridge Erected On Walkway Near Casement’s Avenue

February 22, 2015 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

  A NEW bridge has been put in place on the  amenity walking trail that stretches from the Casement railway station to Mounthawk. The bridge is located at the back of Dunnes Stores on the North Circular Road, adjacent to Casement’s Avenue. This latest addition extends the Tralee walking trail allowing […]

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Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

October 26, 2014 at 9:22 pm 1 comment

THE Rock was well and truly out in force today when they took to the streets of the town ahead of today’s County Final against Mid Kerry. Out on the pitch the game ended in a draw, but on the terraces there was no doubt who was victorious. The scenes […]

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Rock Street’s Looking Good After Summer Clean

Rock Street’s Looking Good After Summer Clean

June 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

BUSINESSES on Rock Street combined forces with Tralee Tidy Towns for a clean-up this morning, the first in the Tidy Towns new street by street initiative. “It has been a very good response, almost every business on the street has sent someone out this morning. We had about 35 people in total” […]

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