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Mayor Wants Green Flag For Our Town Park

Mayor Wants Green Flag For Our Town Park

November 8, 2018 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is to apply to An Taisce for the Green Flag for our Town Park. Mayor of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring put forward the motion, at Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors, to consider applying for the the Green Flag considering the reception that this award receives […]

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The monument to mark Neil Armstrong Way which has just been erected. Photo by Johnnie Wall

Stone Monument And Information Panel Erected To Mark Neil Armstrong Way

August 16, 2018 at 4:28 pm 3 comments

MANY people may not even know that the walkway in the Town Park close to Siamsa Tíre running to Princes Street is called Neil Armstrong Way but that’s about to change. A stone monument has just been erected at the walkway with new information panels giving details about the first man […]

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New ‘Garden Of Contemplation’ To Be Opened In Pearse Park On Saturday

New ‘Garden Of Contemplation’ To Be Opened In Pearse Park On Saturday

October 19, 2017 at 10:24 am 1 comment

A NEW space created by members of a religious faith in Kerry will be officially opened at Pearse Park on Saturday at 3pm. The wooden structure containing various types of plants was constructed by Kerry’s Baha’i community and is almost ready to be unveiled. The community decided to build the […]

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Launching Over The Rainbow with the Rose of Tralee were from left: Kevin Roche, Ciara Murray O'Connor Roche, Carrie O'Connor and Mairead Fernane Maura O'Sullivan and Ted Moynihan of the Kerry Hospice. Photo Gavin  O'Connor.

Elysha To Honour Local Woman’s Memory With Hospice Fundraiser

August 11, 2016 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE memory of an Abbeydorney native who shared a bond with Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan, will be honoured, along with others who have passed away from cancer, during the festival. The outgoing Rose wanted to do something special for Hellen O’Connor Roche, whom she met on a visit to the Palliative […]

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PHOTOS: Rain Comes Early But Crowds Still Enjoy Fun In The Park

PHOTOS: Rain Comes Early But Crowds Still Enjoy Fun In The Park

June 19, 2016 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE rains came earlier than expected and spoiled the Tralee 800 celebrations somewhat, but there was still big crowds in the Town Park on Saturday. The big match screening in the Square was the big casualty of the afternoon, with only about 5o people braving the spitting rain to stand […]

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Public Asked For Submissions On New 3km Greenway Plan

Public Asked For Submissions On New 3km Greenway Plan

September 4, 2015 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the public are being asked for their opinions on the plans for a new 3km greenway route on which work is scheduled to start in the new year. A planning application has been lodged by Kerry County Council for a 3km greenway from the Town Park to Blennerville, which is […]

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PHOTOS: Emotional Morning As Dott Is Remembered In New Rose Walkway

PHOTOS: Emotional Morning As Dott Is Remembered In New Rose Walkway

August 14, 2015 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a poignant moment for the Henggelers and indeed the extended Rose of Tralee family when the new Rose Walkway was officially opened on Friday morning in the Town Park. The Rose contestants, local politicians, Kerry County Council officials and a good crowd present, watched as Dick and Eibhlín Henggeler and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 2, 2015 at 7:02 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) Here’s a man getting himself ready for the bank […]

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New Rose Walk Takes Shape At Denny Street Entrance To Park

New Rose Walk Takes Shape At Denny Street Entrance To Park

June 10, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

DRIVERS and pedestrians will have noticed a lot of work going on in Denny Street over the past couple of weeks. It’s all to do with the construction of the new ‘Rose Walk’ which will begin at the Town Park Denny Street entrance and stretch all the way through the Park, […]

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At the launch of the Féile na mBláth, Sean Lyons, Giles Kelliher, Cormac Sertutexa, Joe Hanley and Richard O'Halloran. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Looking Forward To A Bark In The Park

June 7, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’S almost 101 reasons to head down to the Féile na mBláth festival in the Town Park, but dog lovers may just need one. Sponsored by Kelliher’s Mills in association with Animal Net Kerry, the Féile na mBláth dog show, which is always a hit, is back again this year. […]

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At the Tralee shoppers meeting in the Ashe Hotel were, from left, in front: Laura Lee Murphy, Geraldine O'Brien andAndrea Brosnan. Back: Ciara O'Connor, Siobhan Fitzgerald, Majella Horgan and Jennifer Gleeson. Photo O'Connor.

Public Give Their Opinions On Tralee Shopping At Open Forum

April 22, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 70 members of the public gathered in the Ashe Hotel on Monday night to give their thoughts as part of open forum about how to make the shopping experience in Tralee a better one. The event, led by retail members of Tralee Chamber Alliance and the Institute of Technology […]

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In the Town Park enjoying the great weather were, from left: Greg Byrne, Natalie Berales and Bobby Byrne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sunny Delights In The Park, But The Fine Spell Could Be Over Soon

April 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE glorious sunshine has made a very welcome return over the past week and many people have been out and about making the most of it. With temperatures wandering into the high teens we have been hit with an unseasonable mini-heatwave, but unfortunately dark clouds are predicted to come on the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 21, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… The mornings this time of year really can be beautiful. On Monday, Bangini7, was around to capture the early fog lift off the Town Park. […]

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At the Halloween Fancy Dress Fun Run & Inflatable Disco Dome were, from left: Brid O'Shea, Lily Collins and Amy O'Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Chamber Alliance Ensures Kids Enjoy Halloween-Themed Events

October 30, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

MONSTERS, ghosts and ghouls were let loose in the town park on Wednesday when around 120 children took part in a free Halloween themed fun-run. The event called the ‘Halloween Fancy Dress Fun Run and Inflatable Disco Dome’ was  organised by the Tralee Chamber Alliance and the Born To Run running […]

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Chamber Alliance To Present A Family Fun Day In The Park

Chamber Alliance To Present A Family Fun Day In The Park

October 9, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE Town Park will be the venue for a special Fancy Dress Fun Run at the end of the month as part of the Halloween festivities. This event on Wednesday, October 29, is a family day out in the Park organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance which will see the place transformed into […]

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The Town Park playground.

Cllr Proposes ‘Park Patrol’ To Ensure Safe Atmosphere At Playground

September 3, 2014 at 2:16 pm 1 comment

A FIANNA Fail councillor has proposed a type of ‘Park Patrol’ pilot scheme for the summer months because of problems in the Town Park playground. Cllr Norma Foley put forward a motion at the monthly meeting of the Tralee Municipal District on Monday, that measures be put in place to improve the children’s playground in […]

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Roxy with her 'Nose of Tralee' sash. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Meet Our Kerry ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Contestant, Roxy The Talking Dog

August 2, 2014 at 10:34 am 1 comment

ROXY the talking Shih Tzu, will represent Kerry in the upcoming ‘The Nose of Tralee’ national pet competition. The ‘Nose of Tralee’ is an online competition being run by ‘Pet Sitters Ireland’, so Roxy and her owner, Maria O’Carroll will need your votes to fire Kerry to glory once again […]

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Molly and Aoife Sheehy at the Country Flowers stand at the Transition Kerry mini-village in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Mini-Village Springs Up In The Park For Féile na mBláth

June 23, 2014 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

ANYONE in the Town Park at the weekend would have stumbled upon a mini-village filled with eco-friendly smells and sounds. “We’ve set up a Transition Village here, where we have cooking demonstrations, homemade ice-cream, local artists and herbalists displaying their work,” said  Niamh Ní Dhúill of Transition Kerry. “We’re trying to […]

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Kieran Donaghy with his Kerry Blue Terrier, Bailey, who won the Cutest Puppy and Best Puppy categories in the Féile na mBláth Dog Show on Saturday in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

Puppy Love: The New Star In The Donaghy Family

June 22, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more KERRY footballer Kieran Donaghy got his weekend off to a winning start when his puppy claimed two prizes in a dog show yesterday. ‘Bailey’, the Donaghy’s three month old Kerry Blue Terrier, won Best Puppy and Cutest Puppy in the Féile na mBláth […]

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Photos: Children Display Their Talent In Féile na mBláth Art Competition

Photos: Children Display Their Talent In Féile na mBláth Art Competition

June 20, 2014 at 6:50 pm Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN from all over town gathered in the Kerry Group Marquee on Friday morning for the presentation  of prizes in the Féile na mBláth art competition. Hundreds of schoolchildren took part and Chairman of the Féile na mBláth Committee, Johnnie Wall, ably assisted by committee members, Caroline Toal and Mary […]

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New Wheelchair Access To Park Nears Completion

New Wheelchair Access To Park Nears Completion

June 5, 2014 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’ve been driving down Denny Street lately, you’ll have seen some work being carried out on the wall at the entrance to the Town Park. This is because the Council is constructing a new and improved access for wheelchair users which should be completed in the next fortnight. The old entrance had […]

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