Health&Fitness

CAMINO FOR CRY: In order to raise money for CRY Ireland, Aidan O'Mahony is urging people to walk the Camino de Santiago with him this September 2024. Through free access to grief assistance and cardiac assessments, CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) Ireland assists families who have lost loved ones to sudden cardiac death. Aidan O'Mahony, an ambassador for CRY, gets ready for the journey at Glenageenty Woods in County Kerry. To register your interest or for additional information, please visit cry.ie. Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Aidan’s Invitation To Join Him On Camino For CRY

January 31, 2024 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE-TIME All Ireland winning Kerry footballer and CRY Ireland ambassador, Aidan O’Mahony, is gearing up for the iconic Camino de Santigo this autumn and he’s looking for people to join him. This venture is more than just a personal challenge for Aidan; it’s a heartfelt initiative to raise crucial funds […]

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Club members launching the Kerins O'Rahillys 5k and 10k Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sign Up For The Kerins O’Rahillys 5k And 10k Run

January 21, 2024 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just one week to go until hundreds take to the road for the annual  Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run and 5k fun run. Held in association with FBD Insurance, it’s been a massively successful event and this year’s run will be in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group. The […]

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Tralee Pharmacies To Offer Free Blood Pressure Checks Next Thursday

Tralee Pharmacies To Offer Free Blood Pressure Checks Next Thursday

January 12, 2024 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) are teaming up with RTÉ’s Operation Transformation to support National Blood Pressure Day 2024. The partnership will see over 28 participating pharmacies in Kerry, including nine in Tralee (see list below), offering once-off free blood pressure checks this Thursday, January 18. Following a quick, easy, and […]

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Setting off on the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k and 5k Run on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Save The Date For The Annual Kerins O’Rahillys 5k And 10k Run

January 4, 2024 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGELY successful event over the past number of years, the Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run and 5k fun run returns at the end of the month. Held in association with FBD Insurance, this year’s run will be in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group. The popular run (also open […]

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Pictured L to R Petrina Comerford, Leah O Sullivan, Bernadette Fitzgerald, Hazel Byrne, Emma Cruise, Sigrid Crean

Kerry Sports Academy Receives National Quality Award

December 20, 2023 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sports Academy has been awarded the National Quality Standard (NQS) at a special ceremony held at the Lyrath Estate Hotel Kilkenny. The NQS is the most sought-after accolade in the leisure and fitness industry and it’s awarded to facilities that meet the operational standards for leisure and fitness facilities. […]

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Making the dash at the Christmas Swim in Fenit on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Traditional Christmas Day Dips To Take Place In Banna And Fenit

December 13, 2023 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH less than two weeks to go to the big day, it’s worth a reminder that there’s wonderful opportunities to take a bracing dip and help out two great causes on Christmas Day in Banna and Fenit. The annual Christmas Day Swim in Fenit will take place at 12 noon […]

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The walkers gather for the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Active During Christmas With St Stephen’s Day Walk

December 7, 2023 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

FOR many, Christmas is a time for rest, relaxation and indulging in the finer things in life, but if you want to get active, then the annual St Stephen’s Day Walk in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation is for you. The walk, organised by Michael ‘Fox’ O’Connor, is held […]

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Some of the participants in the Santa 5k Fun Run at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Take To The Road This Sunday At The Santa 5k Run

December 7, 2023 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the most popular family festive events, the Tralee 5km Santa Fun Run, is back again this year for its 10th anniversary. As always, the Tralee Bay Wetlands will be a sea of red and white this Sunday, December 10, at 11am as everyone is encouraged to dress up […]

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Alicia Buckley, Mary McCoy and Petrina Comerford the GOAL Mile at Kerry Sports Academy on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Taking A Walk At The Kerry Sports Academy In Aid Of GOAL

November 30, 2023 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS and staff at MTU took a walk on Wednesday to raise funds for GOAL this Christmas. The GOAL Mile saw walkers leave from the entrance of the Kerry Sports Academy at the MTU for a short walk around campus for the great cause. The GOAL Mile is a renowned and long-standing event that helps raise […]

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Assembling before the Goal Mile event at Kerry Sports Academy on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

All Welcome To GOAL Mile Event At Kerry Sports Academy Next Week

November 22, 2023 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS and staff at MTU will be out in force to raise funds for GOAL this Christmas with a special event next week. A GOAL Mile will take place on Wednesday, November 29 at 1pm. The walk will start from the entrance of the Kerry Sports Academy at the MTU North Campus and organisers are […]

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Some of the participants in the Santa 5k Fun Run at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Save The Date For The Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run

November 17, 2023 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the most popular family festive events, the Tralee 5km Santa Fun Run, is back again this year for the 10th anniversary since the first one. As always, the Tralee Bay Wetlands will be a sea of red and white on Sunday, December 10, at 11am as everyone is […]

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4 November 2023; Participants, from left, Cheryl Carmody, Tara Tangney, Gavin and Helena Fitzgerald and Caitriona Shanahan, all from Killarney, pictured at Fenit Greenway parkrun. parkrun Ireland in partnership with Vhi, added a new parkrun at Fenit Greenway, Kerry, on Saturday, 4th of November. parkruns take place over a 5km course weekly, are free to enter and are open to all ages and abilities, providing a fun and safe environment to enjoy exercise. To register for a parkrun near you visit www.parkrun.ie.
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PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Inaugural Fenit Greenway Parkrun

November 7, 2023 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 people headed to the Greenway at Fenit on Saturday to take part in the first ever Fenit Parkrun. The efforts of volunteers paid off as it was a hugely successful first running with people of all ages taking part. The runners and walkers set off from the starting […]

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Sponsored: Dáithí Undergoes Hair Restoration Treatment At CHRC In The Bon Secours

Sponsored: Dáithí Undergoes Hair Restoration Treatment At CHRC In The Bon Secours

November 1, 2023 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

RTE star Dáithí Ó Sé has had hair restoration treatment at the Cosmetic and Hair Restoration Clinic (CHRC) at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee (BSHT) and they have announced Dáithí as the Clinic’s hair restoration Brand Ambassador. The team at the CHRC felt that with the help of a Brand Ambassador, […]

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Rhys Phillips of Revive Active with Julianne Foley and Joan Wharton at the Horan's Healthstores Health and Wellness Expo at The Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Horan’s Healthstores Hosts Successful Health And Wellness Expo

October 24, 2023 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Meadowlands Hotel saw hundreds of people attend Horan’s Healthstores Health & Wellness Expo on both Saturday and Sunday. There was a fantastic turnout to visit the 50 health and lifestyle exhibitors in attendance from all over the country. They offered advice and answered health queries throughout the weekend, while there […]

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The crowd at the Horan's Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest at The Rose Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Horan’s Healthstores Hosts Health And Wellness Expo In Meadowlands This Weekend

October 20, 2023 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores has announced they will be holding their third Health & Wellness Expo on Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of October in Tralee at The Meadowlands Hotel from 10am until 5pm each day. “Having attended several exhibitions throughout Europe, UK and USA I decided it was time […]

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Record Number Of Events For Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Fest

Record Number Of Events For Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Fest

September 26, 2023 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

A RECORD-BREAKING number of free in-person and online events are ready to roll during the Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Fest from October 7-14. The key focus of the #KerryMHWFest is to promote mental health and wellbeing in Kerry through a diverse programme of fun, informative and interactive events. There are […]

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Emma Keohane, Seoirse Keniry and Megan O'Brien after taking part in the Tralee 10k on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In The Tralee 10k Race

September 24, 2023 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was spitting rain for the Tralee 10k on Saturday but that didn’t deter over 220 participants who took to the roads around the town. “We’re delighted, the running conditions were great in the rain. Everyone is happy and home safe so it all went off well,” said race organiser, […]

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Join The Human Chain On Strickeen To Support Kerry Mental Health Association

Join The Human Chain On Strickeen To Support Kerry Mental Health Association

September 19, 2023 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Mental Health Association (KMHA) has launched its first Human Chain Mountain Challenge Walk to the top of Strickeen in the Gap of Dunloe near Killarney from 9am on Sunday, October 8. Walkers are invited to register at https://kerrymentalhealth.ie/human-chain-challenge for a fun and colourful show of support for people with […]

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Launching the Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club End of Season Sportive were Michael O’Callaghan, Bernard Keane, Jack Lacey, Michael Mannix, Daithi Creedon, Cathal Moynihan, Matt Lacey

Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club Looks Forward To Scenic End Of Season Sportive

September 12, 2023 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Manor West Bicycle Club is inviting cyclists to join them for their End-of-Season Sportive on Sunday, September 24. The event will commence from John Mitchels GAA complex in Tralee, offering two scenic routes covering 70km and 40km, and is open to cyclists of all levels. The ride serves as […]

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Pictured at the launch of The Asthma Society of Ireland's 'Take a Breath Challenge' by 27-year-old Leanne Haussman, a Kerry-based asthma patient and leader of this year’s overnight Glendalough Challenge taking place on 29th September. The Asthma Society celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and aims to raise funds to support their lifesaving work. For more details please visit asthma.ie. Photo: Pauline Dennigan. NO FEE FOR REPRO

Local Garda Encourages Public To ‘Take A Breath’ For Asthma Society

September 6, 2023 at 2:33 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL Garda is encouraging the public to take part in a special challenge in aid of the Asthma Society. In recognition of 50 years of life-changing work in Ireland, the Asthma Society has launched their ‘2023 Take a Breath Challenge’. Taking place at the end of September, the challenge […]

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REPRO-FREE - KERRY Captain, David Clifford was looking colourful at the launch of Kerry Mental Health Association's #TieDayFriday Fundraising Business Breakfast in The Great Southern Killarney on Friday 6th October. David and his on-field marker from Mayo will be part of an expert panel discussion on the importance of staying connected in our communities and how to look after our mental wellbeing. Tickets are available from www.KerryMentalHealth.ie/business-breakfast. Pictured with David at the launch were Kerry Mental Health Association General Manager, John Drummey and Board Member, Conor Hennigan.

David Clifford To Attend ‘Tie Day Friday’ Breakfast Fundraiser

September 6, 2023 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

DAVID Clifford and Pádraig O’Hora will be on the same team when they attend Kerry Mental Health Association’s #TieDayFriday Fundraising Business Breakfast in The Great Southern Killarney from 7am to 8.45am on October 6. The Kerry Captain and his on-field marker from Mayo will be part of an expert panel […]

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Sponsored: A New Season Of Fitness Classes At Kerry Sports Academy

Sponsored: A New Season Of Fitness Classes At Kerry Sports Academy

September 5, 2023 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE kids are back to school and the darker evenings are on the way. If you are thinking of, getting back indoors for fitness classes for the autumn then the Kerry Sports Academy has a wide variety of fitness classes for all ages and fitness levels on offer with over […]

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Memory Walk To Take Place In Tralee Town Park

Memory Walk To Take Place In Tralee Town Park

September 4, 2023 at 3:30 pm 1 comment

THE Alzheimer Society of Ireland run a National Memory Walk yearly in locations throughout Ireland and this is the first year Memory Walks are taking place in Tralee. It’s a family-friendly event suitable for all ages and walking abilities to unite friends, families and communities to raise awareness and funds for dementia […]

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Launching the Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle were Aidan O'Mahony (ambassador for TCUHC) Paul Sheridan (Tour de Munster) Daniel Bohan (DSK) Cathal Griffin (DSK) David Wallace (TCUHC Ambassador).

Take Part In The Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle From Tralee Next Month

August 24, 2023 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry branch of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) is preparing for the 6th annual Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle next month and they’re looking for people to take on the cycle. It takes place on Saturday, September 30th from Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre in Tralee and will once again raise […]

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Five Days Of Free Wellness Activities At Féile Thrá Lí

Five Days Of Free Wellness Activities At Féile Thrá Lí

August 16, 2023 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Féile Thrá Lí – Tralee Streetfest is brought to you by CH Tralee… THE marquee at Pearse Park and the Island of Geese in Tralee will host the Wellness Zone which promises to rejuvenate mind, body and spirit, as part of Féile Thrá Lí (Tralee StreetFest). Running […]

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Hands together ...200 amazing women courageously bared all,  in Kerry's 2nd  Women's-only charity 'DIp in the Nip' in aid of  Recovery Haven Kerry - Cancer Support Charity, in Derrymore Beach, Camp, Tralee, Co Kerry. Women of all ages took to the water - with the assistance of an all female support crew,  An Garda Síochána,  Fenit-based Wild Water Adventures, Tralee Bag Pipers and lifeguards. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/ FREE PIC***

‘Dip In The Nip Kerry’ Is Back Again This September

August 3, 2023 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the third year in a row, the ‘Dip in the Nip Kerry’ is returning to a local beach this September with funds raised going towards Recovery Haven, and The Kerry Cancer Support Group. Last year over 180 lovely ladies shed their clothes and went for a swim in aid […]

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Daniel Bohan, Patrick O'Sullivan and Kieran O'Callaghan who are once again preparing to take on the Tom Crean Dingle Peninsula Challenge later this month.

Tralee Trio To Take On Tom Crean Dingle Peninsula Challenge Once Again

August 2, 2023 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THREE Tralee men are once again embarking on a gruelling challenge in aid of worthy charities in a few weeks time. The 2023 Tom Crean Dingle Peninsula Challenge is organised by Kieran O’Callaghan, Patrick O’Sullivan and Daniel Bohan and aims to raise funds this year for the Kerry Cancer Support […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey of Scotia Clinic.

New Free AHR Treatment Welcomed By Local Consultant

July 26, 2023 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

DR Mary Mc Caffrey, of the Scotia Clinic, has warmly welcomed Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly’s announcement that fully publicly funded assisted human reproduction (AHR) treatment will commence in September. This long-awaited programme will entitle eligible patients to one full cycle of IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) or ICSI (Intracytoplasmic sperm injection) […]

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Launching the Born To Run MId-Summer Running Event were Anthony O'Connor, Kathleen Curtin, Brenda Lynch, Anne O'Shea, Helen Twomey, Ciara O'Callaghan and Mike Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Born To Run Club Hosts 5k/10k And Half Marathon Races This Sunday

June 23, 2023 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE Born To Run Club are looking forward to an active Sunday morning when they host their Mid-Summer running event. If you’re feeling energetic it’s a great way to kick-off your Sunday and while online registration has closed, you can still register in person this weekend. The event begins at […]

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Members of St Pats GAA are joined by former Kerry player and manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice for the launch of the Dingle Way Challenge at Camp beach.

St Pats GAA’s Dingle Way Challenge Takes Place This Sunday

June 2, 2023 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

ST Pats GAA Club in Blennerville is ready for another Dingle Way Challenge which takes place on this Sunday, June 4. There has been huge interest in this event in previous years and the club is expecting many walkers to take part on Sunday. The route this year takes in […]

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