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There’s still time , says Anne from Caballs

December 8th, 2017|Comments Off on There’s still time , says Anne from Caballs

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 […]

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Prestigious 2017 Parsons Medal awarded to Dr Edmond Harty

December 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Prestigious 2017 Parsons Medal awarded to Dr Edmond Harty

The Irish Academy of Engineering is awarding its highest honour, the Parsons Medal, to leading Irish engineer and businessman Dr Edmond Harty.
The Academy awards the Parsons Medal for Engineering Sciences to engineers or engineering scientists […]

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Give a truly unique gift this Christmas

December 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Give a truly unique gift this Christmas

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to give a picture you painted to somebody you love this Christmas?
Well, yes, you think, “but I can’t even draw a straight line!”
Think again.Painter and Tutor, Anne Lundon, says ‘There are […]

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Jane is in a good ‘Frame’ of mind

December 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Jane is in a good ‘Frame’ of mind

If Kerry is the kingdom then one of the gems in our crown has to be the Jane Hilliard gallery which is nestled in Tralee Shopping Centre , right at the back near the automatic […]

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INSPIRED.”A CHRISTMAS HUG”

November 24th, 2017|Comments Off on INSPIRED.”A CHRISTMAS HUG”

Local artists Pat Pierse and John Buggy wrote this song,”A Christmas Hug” . It’s one of those songs that will make you smile. As you are well aware many people today have serious mental stresses […]

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Vote for Aoife and send her to Mexico!

November 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Vote for Aoife and send her to Mexico!

Local girl Aoife Roche is ready to take on the world next weekend as she has qualified for the final of Miss Bikini Ireland. This event takes place on Friday December 1st in the Red […]

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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!…@The Stationhouse

November 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!…@The Stationhouse

One Facebook competition and over 1,000 shares later and the Chicken Box at The Station House is all people are talking about ! The Station House are on the ball again bringing a popular Dublin […]

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Enjoy a Traditional Christmas at Meadowlands Hotel

November 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Enjoy a Traditional Christmas at Meadowlands Hotel

Are you organising a Christmas party with friends, family or colleagues this Christmas Season? Enjoy a traditional Christmas Party at the family run Meadowlands Hotel. The hotel has a venue to suit all parties.
The Meadowlands […]

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Boogie Block,Yasmin set for ITT, Abbey Gig

November 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Boogie Block,Yasmin set for ITT, Abbey Gig

Fast rising kerry dj/producers Boogie Block are supporting one of Ireland’s biggest stars HYBRASIL on Thursday night Nov 9th at the Abbey inn in Association with Tralee ITT and Fusion Boogie Block consists of the […]

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Don’t forget to turn the clocks back!

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Don’t forget to turn the clocks back!

Top tips for energy saving as the clocks go back on Sunday October 29th

On Sunday October 29th at 2am the clocks go back, making mornings slightly lighter and evenings darker. Some will spend an extra […]

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CIARA BRINGS HOME MEDALLION FOR EXCELLENCE IN BEAUTY THERAPY!

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on CIARA BRINGS HOME MEDALLION FOR EXCELLENCE IN BEAUTY THERAPY!

Kerry trainee, Ciara Daly (Beauty Therapy) has returned from Abu Dhabi with a Medallion for Excellence. The Irish WorldSkills team have won seven Medallions for Excellence overall at the 44th WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi. […]

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Celebrating 20 Years of the Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards

The Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2017 was officially launched this week in Lee Strand in Tralee. This year the awards will be presented at a 20 Year Celebration Ceremony in the Ballyroe Heights […]

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Tralee Dogtrack goes Digital!

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Tralee Dogtrack goes Digital!

Tralee greyhound track is set to benefit from a digital transformation after the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) announced a five-year technology partnership which will see the sport enhance its customer experience.
The IGB has signed a […]

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Tralee’s Yoga Fun Festival Weekend

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Tralee’s Yoga Fun Festival Weekend

Tralee’s Yoga Fun Festival Weekend is a partnership between two local Tralee yoga teachers Cara Wallace of ‘Yoga with Cara’ and Maeve Ferris of ‘Ebb & Flow Yoga’. Says Cara “We decided to join forces […]

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Tralee Credit Union Ltd appoints Pa Laide as new CEO

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Tralee Credit Union Ltd appoints Pa Laide as new CEO

Tralee Credit Union is pleased to welcome the appointment of Pa Laide as their new CEO. A native of Tralee and well known former Kerry footballer Pa has over 27 years’ experience working in financial […]

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“Liam’s Lodge” gets the go ahead, and creates 117 jobs in Tralee

October 5th, 2017|Comments Off on “Liam’s Lodge” gets the go ahead, and creates 117 jobs in Tralee

An Bord Pleanala has this week upheld the Planning permission granted by Kerry County Council earlier this year to allow the construction of “Liam’s Lodge” a new respite centre for children with complex needs, genetic, […]

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Tralee woman appointed to key position at Mater Private Hospital Cork

September 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Tralee woman appointed to key position at Mater Private Hospital Cork

TRALEE-woman Mandy Mc Kenzie Vass has been appointed as Admission and Discharge Manager at the Mater Private Hospital, Cork.
Mandy trained as a Registered Nurse in St Vincent’s Hospital Elm Park, Dublin and during her career […]

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TIM IS ‘ACTING UP ‘ WITH HIS CLASSES!

September 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on TIM IS ‘ACTING UP ‘ WITH HIS CLASSES!

Fresh from his ‘Fair City ‘ slot last Sunday , well known Tralee actor , Tim Landers , is back with his Autumn schedule of acting classes for Adults …Tims drama group is called […]

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Visual Artist in Residence at Siamsa Tíre

September 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Visual Artist in Residence at Siamsa Tíre

Tralee, 30 June 2017: Karen Hendy has been announced as Siamsa Tíre’s Visual Artist in Residence, following an open call. The residency, which will run from 26th June to 26th August 2017 allows an artist […]

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Jerry Kennelly Receives the TK Whitaker Award in Belfast

September 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Jerry Kennelly Receives the TK Whitaker Award in Belfast

One of Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs, Jerry Kennelly, was today presented with the TK Whitaker Award, the highest honour that the Irish Academy of Management (IAM) can bestow. Previous recipients include Denis Brosnan (2014), Margaret Downes […]

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Thomas Lynch from Castleisland, is the 2017 Rose of Tralee Escort of the Year

August 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Thomas Lynch from Castleisland, is the 2017 Rose of Tralee Escort of the Year

THOMAS Lynch, a business consultant from Castleisland, Co Kerry topped the poll among Roses and Rose Escorts to become the 2017 Rose Escort of the Year at the Rose of Tralee International Festival.

Dáithí Ó Sé […]

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Roses sing Happy Birthday to Tamarind Restaurant!

August 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Roses sing Happy Birthday to Tamarind Restaurant!

All 64 roses helping Andrew , Angeline and the team at The Tamarind Asian restaurant , Matt Talbot road  celebrate 12 years in business .The Roses enjoyed the best of Thai,Chinese  and Malaysian food at […]

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Roses to bloom at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium…and Rose Ball tickets up for grabs!

August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Roses to bloom at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium…and Rose Ball tickets up for grabs!

All 64 Roses are due to meet their official escorts for the first time at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Tuesday (15 August) at Rose Race Day 2017 with gates open from 5.30PM. The ten […]

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LOCAL DJ CHRIS GETS THE ROSE BALL GIG!

August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on LOCAL DJ CHRIS GETS THE ROSE BALL GIG!

Once again ,well known DJ Chris Shortt, has been selected to entertain the Roses at this years gala event ,The Rose Ball on Friday 18th August
However Chris is no stranger to this event having performed […]

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Expose Beauty Lounge and Hair studio has expanded to Kilflynn.

August 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Expose Beauty Lounge and Hair studio has expanded to Kilflynn.

Expose Beauty and Hair Studio are thrilled to announce that they have opened a sister salon. .
Clients’ can expect the same fantastic range of quality services they’ve always received in Tralee only in a new […]

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Tralee Finalist Announced in the BIM Seafood Retail Business Awards 2018

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Tralee Finalist Announced in the BIM Seafood Retail Business Awards 2018

BIM is delighted to announce that eight finalists, one of whom is from County Kerry, have been shortlisted for the BIM Seafood Retail Business Award 2018 today (Wednesday 19th July 2017). BIM are specifically looking […]

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Trips to Paris & Milan for the Best Dressed Lady and Gent at the Dawn Milk Ladies Day 2017 at the Killarney Races

July 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Trips to Paris & Milan for the Best Dressed Lady and Gent at the Dawn Milk Ladies Day 2017 at the Killarney Races

This year promises to be action packed both on and off the track with a host of celebrities attending the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the Killarney Races on Thursday, July 20th, 2017. Top Irish […]

Win a Honda Jazz for a Year

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Win a Honda Jazz for a Year

The overall winner of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day on Friday 15th of September at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival will win an all new and super stylish Honda Jazz for a year plus a […]

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Fashion, Roses, legends and great racing

June 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Fashion, Roses, legends and great racing

Stylish ladies, dapper gents, a beautiful bunch of Roses and hugely popular Kerry GAA legends will be out in force at Killarney’s July Racing Festival which is unquestionably one of the sporting and social highlights […]

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SHINING SUCCESS FOR BALLYDUFF, BALLYHEIGUE, CASTLEISLAND AND CAHERCIVEEN CENTRA STORES AT 2017 QUALITY AWARDS

June 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on SHINING SUCCESS FOR BALLYDUFF, BALLYHEIGUE, CASTLEISLAND AND CAHERCIVEEN CENTRA STORES AT 2017 QUALITY AWARDS

It was a night to remember for Kerry Centra stores after four stores were presented with awards at the 2017 Centra Quality Awards, held in the Malton Hotel, Killarney.

For two of […]

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Celebrating and Connecting Kerry Women in Business

June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Celebrating and Connecting Kerry Women in Business

Connect Kerry Women in Business Awards 2017

The Annual Connect Kerry Women in Business Awards took place at a Black Tie Gala Ceremony on Friday June 9th in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee, County Kerry. Organized by […]

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Alexandra is Sweet Tasters Club Winner!

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Alexandra is Sweet Tasters Club Winner!

Alexandra from Tralee,  is delighted as she won the recent Sweet Tale Hamper from the Sweet Tale Bakery in Rock St , Tralee.

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Rowing club won the won the J15 Double at Carlow Regatta this weekend

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Rowing club won the won the J15 Double at Carlow Regatta this weekend

Jack Walsh and Daithi O’Regan from Tralee Rowing club won the won the J15 Double at Carlow Regatta this weekend

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Funding of €650,394 announced for IT Tralee under Springboard+

June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Funding of €650,394 announced for IT Tralee under Springboard+

The Institute of Technology Tralee has announced that they had successfully tendered for 8 new courses under the Government’s Springboard+ initiative. The courses, which will run from September 2017 are in the areas of Software […]

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Festival announce Dome Events as Dáithí says Yes ,,,again !

May 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Festival announce Dome Events as Dáithí says Yes ,,,again !

DÁITHÍ Ó Sé will return to the Dome to present the Rose of Tralee selection live on TV for the eighth year running next August, while his RTÉ colleague Marty Morrissey will host a brand […]

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Kerry Airport announce 2016 Results

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Kerry Airport announce 2016 Results

Kerry Airport has released their Annual Report & Accounts for the 12 month period ended 31st December 2016 reporting an Operating Profit after Taxation for the period of €287,613 – an increase on Operating Profit […]

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We’re all going on a summer holiday…

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on We’re all going on a summer holiday…

Catherine Keane, Coilagurteen, Moyvane, Co. Kerry winner of the Lee Strand €1,000 Holiday Competition.
Pictured with Jerry Dwyer, Milk Operations Manager, Lee Strand, Michael Keane (husband) and Katie Keane (daughter).

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Wake Up to suicide and walk together for Darkness Into Light on May 6th

May 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Wake Up to suicide and walk together for Darkness Into Light on May 6th

With a stunning portrait series of faces from across the country, Pieta House puts forward a rallying cry for hope and participation in the annual Darkness into Light event – supported by Electric Ireland. Darkness […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance holds key talks with Tánaiste, Ministers, Fianna Fáil Leader and IDA Chief

April 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Tralee Chamber Alliance holds key talks with Tánaiste, Ministers, Fianna Fáil Leader and IDA Chief

THREE Cabinet Ministers, including the Tánaiste, have given commitments to retain full court services in Tralee, to retain the Kerry-Dublin PSO and to secure a high quality client for the Advanced Technology Building at Kerry […]

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Feeding the masses at Roundys!!

April 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Feeding the masses at Roundys!!

Summer  arrived (fingers crossed ) at Roundys last weekend  . ‘Chefs stable’ taco truck , or is it trailer?  In action  serving tasty Tacos to Roundys patrons  outside Roundys Bar On Saturday & Sunday …. […]

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A Whopping 10,000 visitors to the Kerry EXPO

April 13th, 2017|Comments Off on A Whopping 10,000 visitors to the Kerry EXPO

An incredible 10,000+ people flocked to the Kerry EXPO on Sunday. The event was hailed by both exhibitors and visitors as a significant event for Kerry. The expo brought together a mix of SME’s, Start-ups, […]

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First three Tralee Business People Awards presented to Breeda Hurley, Billy Nolan and Dan Horan

April 7th, 2017|Comments Off on First three Tralee Business People Awards presented to Breeda Hurley, Billy Nolan and Dan Horan

BREEDA Hurley, Billy Nolan and Dan Horan, three outstanding business people who have shown extraordinary commitment to their customers and the town of Tralee, have won Tralee Business People Awards for January, February and March […]

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Kerry girls invited to apply to become Rose Buds at 2017 Rose of Tralee International Festival

April 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Kerry girls invited to apply to become Rose Buds at 2017 Rose of Tralee International Festival

ROSEOFTRALEE.IE will go into meltdown this week when girls aged 6 to 10 (and their parents) begin to download Rose Bud application forms for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from 16-22 August.
Each lucky […]

OVER €16 MILLION WILL BE INVESTED IN KERRY SPORTS ACADEMY

March 31st, 2017|Comments Off on OVER €16 MILLION WILL BE INVESTED IN KERRY SPORTS ACADEMY

Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. today visited the Institute of Technology, Tralee to turn the sod on the new Kerry Sports Academy. This €16.5 million facility, scheduled to open in Autumn 2018 . Also in picture […]

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A world of Fun & Games comes to the Kerry EXPO

March 31st, 2017|Comments Off on A world of Fun & Games comes to the Kerry EXPO

Robot Racing, Wacky Science, Balancing Bodies, & lots of Competitions for both Students and Schools!
A stellar line up of family entertainment has been programmed for this year’s Kerry EXPO and will include, 9ft Robot Ted, […]

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TRALEE ROWING CLUB LAUNCHES ROW AND RUN DUATHLON

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on TRALEE ROWING CLUB LAUNCHES ROW AND RUN DUATHLON

Tralee Rowing Club has just launched ROW and RUN DUATHLON which takes place at the Basin Tralee on Sunday April 23rd.
This is a new concept in terms of duathlons. Row 2km on a rowing machine […]

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McCarthy brothers get weighed in for All Ireland Championship

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on McCarthy brothers get weighed in for All Ireland Championship

There was an Early rise at 6am last week  as Tralee Boxing Club  Coach Donie Jack Griffin  headed to Mitchelstown Co.Cork for All Ireland weigh-ins with Johnathon & Patrick McCarthy . “thankfully all went well […]

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Taste Kerry EXPERIENCE

March 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Taste Kerry EXPERIENCE

Taste Kerry hosted the Kerry Food and Drink Experience at the Rose Hotel with food producers from all over the county in attendance. Stalls lined the room, allowing people to taste the different food and […]

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TY Jack from Causeway wins Top Press Award

March 17th, 2017|Comments Off on TY Jack from Causeway wins Top Press Award

Jack Farrell, a talented Transition Year student from Causeway Comprehensive School, has been awarded 1st prize for his photo ‘An Autumn Stroll’ at the annual NewsBrands Ireland Press Pass Awards which took place in Dublin’s […]

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IT Tralee & FEXCO to Host Upcoming Cantillon Conference 2017

March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on IT Tralee & FEXCO to Host Upcoming Cantillon Conference 2017

Ireland’s only one-day, financial technology discussion forum
The Institute of Technology Tralee in association with FEXCO will host the upcoming Cantillon Conference 2017, Ireland’s only one-day financial technology discussion forum, on Thursday 30th March. The annual […]