Christmas comes early for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

December 14th, 2018|

The puppies of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind have been given an early Christmas present this year, with MSD Animal Health presenting them with ‘the gift of health.’

The donation from the leading animal health specialists will provide around 240 dogs in the Volunteer Breeding Programme, Volunteer Puppy Raising Programme and the Training Programme with […]

Traditional Toys popular as ever say Caballs

December 7th, 2018|

Anne and her team at Caballs Toystore in Bridge St , Tralee ,fresh from staying up late watching the Late Late Toy Show last friday night have put together a very helpful list of the most popular toys in her store for Christmas , both for Girls and Boys …Caballs enjoy the recognition of being […]

Another string to their bow- Serenity Spa win Most Stylish Bridal Spa at The Cointreau Hi Style Awards 2018.

December 7th, 2018|

Serenity Spa at The Rose Hotel has once again added to its list of accolades at The Cointreau Hi Style Awards 2018 which took place on Saturday 24th November at the Clayton Convention Centre, Cork.

Serenity Spa at The Rose Hotel was awarded the coveted Most Stylish Bridal Spa award, beating significant competitors to win the […]

Anthony launches Callum’s story, ‘Gravespeakers’!

December 7th, 2018|

Award winning presenter and author Anthony Garvey will launch his new children’s book today (Friday Dec 7th )at 11am , at Blennerville National School. Aimed at 8-12 year olds, the Gravespeakers’ series tells the stories of six children who discover on their 12th birthday they have a special gift – they can communicate with the […]

Maureen is ‘Most Stylish Newcomer‘!

November 30th, 2018|

Maureen McCarthy of Brush’n’Blush Salon, Tralee , winner of the “Hi’s Most Stylish Newcomer to the Hair Industry 2018”.

Photo from the Hi Magazine Awards 2018 which were held in The Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork on the 24th November.

Highest Accolade for Parknasilla Graduate

November 30th, 2018|

The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) recognised the contribution that individuals make to the hospitality profession at their annual Founders Banquet in Dublin last Thursday.

Kenmare native Keara O’Brien and Operations Manager at Parknasilla Resort and Spa swooped the Institute’s Graduate of the Year Award. Keara was nominated by her college the Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) […]

Now here’s a ‘good news’ story for Christmas

November 30th, 2018|

A VINTAGE watch, once owned by the late Peter Kinane, described as “a frugal farmer from Tipperary”, which was found by a Galway-based antiques dealer among the contents of items he bought from a County Clare pub, has been reunited with his relatives.
Philip, Sadie, Mairead and Mary Kinane, all members of the late Peter Kinane’s […]

Tralee lights up Christmas on Saturday!

November 23rd, 2018|

THE Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, and the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Graham Spring, will switch on the Christmas Lights in The Square, Tralee at 5pm on Saturday 24th November, heralding the start of five weeks of Festive fun in Kerry’s Shopping Capital.

Tralee boasts the most colourful and decorative Christmas lights in Ireland and […]

ITT launches New Springboard+ Courses for January

November 23rd, 2018|

An additional boost has been given to anyone looking to progress their career, gain new skills, start a new career path or re-enter the workforce through €292,876 in new funding secured by IT Tralee for its Springboard+ offering.
The courses, which will run from January 2019 at IT Tralee, are in the areas of Mechatronics, Building […]

Everybody needs a new Rug! A Lovetts Rug!

November 16th, 2018|

Well its that time of year again , when I get a phone call from one of Tralees longest established business . Pat Lovett Carpets who are located in Bridge Lane , right beside Shaws . Why , you may ask …well its the time of their now famous annual Rug Sale .and they want […]