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Mary Black Launches Grandparent Of The Year Award 2018 At Specsavers Tralee

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Mary Black Launches Grandparent Of The Year Award 2018 At Specsavers Tralee

Esteemed Irish folk singer, recording artist and grandmother of two, Mary Black, launched this year’s Grandparent of the Year Award.
Specsavers Audiologists in Tralee, in association with Beaumont Hospital’s Cochlear Department is calling for nominations as […]

Des can motor on thanks to Cara Credit Union !

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Des can motor on thanks to Cara Credit Union !

Des Horan from Cloonmore, Tralee is the latest winner of Cara Credit Union’s Members Car Draw when his name was picked from their live members car draw on International Credit Union. Des drives away with […]

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Its time… the Connect Ladies Luncheon & Fashion Afternoon!

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Its time… the Connect Ladies Luncheon & Fashion Afternoon!

Kerry’s premier monthly lifestyle magazine, Connect Publications, is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, on Sunday November 25th. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Christmas Bellini […]

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Call for nominations for the Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2018

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Call for nominations for the Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2018

The Lee Strand/Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2018 was officially launched on Friday, October 26th in Lee Strand in Tralee. The awards are held for youths between the ages of thirteen and twenty one years […]

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Day of the Dead party @Roundys

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Day of the Dead party @Roundys

Tralee’s favourite cocktail bar ,Roundys, is having a Mexican Day of the Dead party tomorrow, Saturday November 3rd.
The highlight of the party with be “The taco truck “ .Believed to Irelands only authentic texmex taco […]

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Ballymac businessman Eamon, profiled in report on tech investment

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Ballymac businessman Eamon, profiled in report on tech investment

Kerry native Eamonn Costello and his company patientMpower are profiled in a report launched this week by the Local Enterprise Office for Dublin City.
Mr. Costello – who hails from Ballymacelligot – is co-founder and CEO […]

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Cara Credit Unions has plenty to celebrate for International Credit Union Day

October 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Cara Credit Unions has plenty to celebrate for International Credit Union Day

Cara Credit Union joined more than 68,800 credit unions around the world to celebrate the 70th annual International Credit Union Day on Thursday 18th of October. As the Irish credit union movement celebrates 60 years […]

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The Circus is rolling into town in November

October 26th, 2018|Comments Off on The Circus is rolling into town in November

It’s time to run away to the circus as The National Circus Festival of Ireland lands in Tralee this November
Every November, Tralee becomes a haven for the eccentric and wonderful world of contemporary circus as […]

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Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle festival at the Meadowland Hotel in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A.

October 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle festival at the Meadowland Hotel in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A.

MEADOWLANDS Hotel is the venue for the 5th Annual Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle Festival on November 9th-11th2018 in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A. Run by the Gin Palace Bar-Stewards who have organised an exciting line […]

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Rundell to rock Abbey in Halloween Gig

October 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Rundell to rock Abbey in Halloween Gig

AFTER THE SELL OUT CARL COX SHOW IN DUBLIN THIS SUMMER JON RUNDELL is coming TO IRELAND TO ROCK THE ABBEY INN FOR A HALLOWEEN SPECIAL,

JOINED BY INTEC LABEL ARTISTS JONNO & GIBSON
AND KERRY FAVOURITES […]

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Annascaul native, Alex Hoffman joins prominent Tralee legal firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors

October 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Annascaul native, Alex Hoffman joins prominent Tralee legal firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors

Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors are pleased to announce the recent appointment of the experienced solicitor Alex Hoffman as an associate to the firm which is situated on Ashe Street, Tralee, Co Kerry.
Originally from Annascaul, County […]

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FEELING HEALTHY AT HORANS EXPO!

October 12th, 2018|Comments Off on FEELING HEALTHY AT HORANS EXPO!

Dan Horan of Horan’s Fruit & Veg and Health Stores with chef Oliver Mccabe at Horan’s Health Stores Open Day at Manor West Hotel Tralee on Saturday

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‘Good Morning Mister Turner’ exhibition comes to Siamsa Tíre

October 5th, 2018|Comments Off on ‘Good Morning Mister Turner’ exhibition comes to Siamsa Tíre

Following inclusion in the annual exhibition of Turner watercolours in the National Gallery of Ireland earlier this year, Irish printmaker, Niall Naessens brings his ‘Good Morning Mister Turner’ exhibition to the Siamsa Tíre Galleries. The […]

APOLOGY

September 30th, 2018|Comments Off on APOLOGY

We regularly receive contributions from the public towards our “It’s only a Joke ” page ,which is one of the most popular pages in our magazine.We regret that in last Friday’s edition we published ,in […]

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Tralee Gardai are First Class

September 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Tralee Gardai are First Class

What an experience for the Kerry College of Education Students this week when Garda Aidan O Mahoney and his colleagues were in the KCFE Clash Campus for their inaugural session with the Pre-Garda Studies Students. […]

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Tralee retains Gold medal in the Tidy Towns as Listowels toil finally pays off!

September 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Tralee retains Gold medal in the Tidy Towns as Listowels toil finally pays off!

In this, the 60th Anniversary year of the TidyTowns competition, Listowel was best of a record number of 883 entries from towns and villages throughout the country in the SuperValu National TidyTowns competition.Listowel, Co. Kerry […]

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The National Circus Festival of Ireland returns

September 21st, 2018|Comments Off on The National Circus Festival of Ireland returns

The National Circus Festival of Ireland returns once again to Tralee to celebrate its 17th year in the town. Today the festival confirms its lineup release for 2018, running from the 8th – 11th of […]

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Girls, come together for this fab Ladies Lunch!

September 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Girls, come together for this fab Ladies Lunch!

Get the girls together for a fabulous Ladies Lunch in the Rose Hotel on Sunday, October 7th at 2pm. Ladies will be welcomed with a prosecco reception at 2pm, followed by a delicious three course […]

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Tralee’s bigger better Food Festival is on next weekend!

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Tralee’s bigger better Food Festival is on next weekend!

THE season of food festivals has arrived in Kerry and where better to set the table to treat the palette than Kerry’s Capital, home to Tralee Food Festival from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd September.The […]

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Kerrys first Architecture Festival

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Kerrys first Architecture Festival

Kerry’s architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival which takes place from the 28th to 30th September. The event will feature talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events […]

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New members are welcome at Tralee Toastmasters

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on New members are welcome at Tralee Toastmasters

Tralee Toastmasters will be holding an opening meeting (no charge for guests) on the 17th of September at Kerins O’Rahilly’s Club (Strand Road). Everyone is welcome.
For those who are not familiar with Toastmasters its aims […]

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KCFE Graduation Ceremony Celebrates Academic and Personal Success

September 7th, 2018|Comments Off on KCFE Graduation Ceremony Celebrates Academic and Personal Success

Academic achievement and personal success was celebrated at the Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) Graduation Ceremony at the Brandon Conference Centre, Tralee on Friday 31st August. An annual highlight in the college calendar, […]

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Jenny Greene And The Rté Concert Orchestra to Play Inec Killarney

September 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Jenny Greene And The Rté Concert Orchestra to Play Inec Killarney

Last year they lifted the roof off the INEC Killarney with two sell out shows and we are delighted to announce 2FM Live with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra are returning to the […]

Morning Sessions at Maureen’s Pre-school

September 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Morning Sessions at Maureen’s Pre-school

Maureen’s Montessori Pre-school & Childcare Centre , 48 Casements Avenue , Upper Rock Street Tralee is delighted to launch our new MORNING SESSIONS for both our 2 year FREE ECCE Pre-school Programme for all children […]

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Tralee Golf Club members celebrate the opening of the new Par 3 Course at Barrow

August 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Tralee Golf Club members celebrate the opening of the new Par 3 Course at Barrow

Tralee Golf Club members celebrate the opening of the new Par 3 Course at Barrow

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Top 100 retailers , Garveys of Listowel and CH Chemist Tralee attend Masterclass

August 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Top 100 retailers , Garveys of Listowel and CH Chemist Tralee attend Masterclass

Last week, AIB Merchant Services hosted a masterclass in Dublin with UK retail expert Matthew Brown (Echochamber) and representatives from the Top 100 retailers in Ireland. Kerry retailers

Jim Garvey of Garvery’s of Listowel and Peter […]

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€1 Billion International Group Invests in Kerry To Create 50 Jobs

August 17th, 2018|Comments Off on €1 Billion International Group Invests in Kerry To Create 50 Jobs

Sigmar this week announces the creation of 50 jobs in Co. Kerry. The positions are for international recruiters to work in the company’s European Talent Hub, which has just opened in Tralee.

Sigmar is currently seeking […]

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House of Coffee pop up cafe opens in Roundys

August 10th, 2018|Comments Off on House of Coffee pop up cafe opens in Roundys

Life long friends Rachel Templeman and Edwin Byrne have opened a pop up cafe in the popular Pub Roundys , Brogue Maker Lane ( near the Ashe Hotel). “We have been looking for an opportunity […]

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Festival Oktoberfest!

August 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Festival Oktoberfest!

FOR one night only, festive folk in Tralee – locals and visitors alike – will embrace their inner-German and experience a ‘wunderbar’ evening at Oktoberfest on Saturday 18th August in the Dome during the Rose […]

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Rose Festival appeals to non-contributors to play their part in biggest FREE Festival yet!

August 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Rose Festival appeals to non-contributors to play their part in biggest FREE Festival yet!

IT’S the beginning of August, the Dome is up, the lights are up, and excitement is building ahead of the start of Kerry’s most important annual international tourism event, the Rose of Tralee International Festival.
The […]

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Roses expand their tastebuds!

July 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Roses expand their tastebuds!

Roses competing for the international Rose of Tralee title later this year were treated to some Kildare culinary delights when they toured the county, courtesy of the inaugural Taste of Kildare Food Festival.
Five entrants in […]

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Chamber announces Dick Spring as Business Development Ambassador for Tralee

July 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Chamber announces Dick Spring as Business Development Ambassador for Tralee

DICK Spring has encouraged the people and business community of Tralee to buy in to Tralee Chamber Alliance’s plans for the future of the town, at the launch of the new Tralee brand at Siamsa […]

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Dawn Milk celebrates 25 years sponsoring Ladies Day at the Killarney Races

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Dawn Milk celebrates 25 years sponsoring Ladies Day at the Killarney Races

The 25th year of the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the Killarney Races promises to be action packed both on and off the track with a host of celebrities attending on Thursday, July 19th, 2018. […]

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Help Raise Much needed funds for Crumlin Children’s Hospital

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Help Raise Much needed funds for Crumlin Children’s Hospital

Last year’s Crumlin Colour Run was a great success after we raised €5,050 in aid of Crumlin Children’s Hospital.“ says Micheál Dillon of Kinetic Fitness Last September the weather wasn’t great so we were thrilled […]

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Ardfert Youth Club win Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Award

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Ardfert Youth Club win Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Award

Ardfert Youth Club from Kerry has been awarded the Online Community prize at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2018. The group scooped the award for the most views on YouTube of its short […]

Life’s a Beach for Gala holiday winner

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Life’s a Beach for Gala holiday winner

FOLLOWING a huge in-store giveaway by Gala Retail, local woman Angela O’Donnell from Tralee has been named as the winner of a holiday after entering the competition in local store, Gala Mounthawk.

Running in store as […]

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Barrygarry House Hotel takes the Green Route

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Barrygarry House Hotel takes the Green Route

Awareness of the damage caused to the environment by pollution is top of the agenda at Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee. What started with small efforts to reduce waste with the introduction of paperless checkouts […]

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Cara Credit Union hands the keys to Matthew!!!

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Cara Credit Union hands the keys to Matthew!!!

Matthew Mc Sweeney from Tralee is the latest winner of Cara Credit Union’s Members Car Draw when his name was picked from their live members car draw on June 28th, 2018 in the Cara Credit […]

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A Brilliant Hat and a Megawatt Smile from Kerry shines Bright at Bloom

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on A Brilliant Hat and a Megawatt Smile from Kerry shines Bright at Bloom

Brightest at Bloom finalist Grace Mulvihill from Ballybunion in Co Kerry caught the eye of the ‘Brightest at Bloom’ judges at Enable Ireland’s Beyond Boundaries Garden in association with Solus Light Bulbs at Bloom in […]

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The Freedom Machine

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on The Freedom Machine

There are a worrying number of “ists” in society today – racists, sexists, and even fascists – who’d have thought they’d make such a comeback?! For her debut one-woman show, Elaine Gallagher has decided to […]

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53% of Irish Students use CAO Change of Mind

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on 53% of Irish Students use CAO Change of Mind

Irelands’ most important state exam, the Leaving Certificate, is almost over. Thousands of students in exam centres across Ireland have drawn on years of learning and preparation in an effort to achieve results which best […]

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Susan embraces the Italian way of teaching

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Susan embraces the Italian way of teaching

On Sunday June 10th , 2018 I had the privilege of travelling to San Miniato , Italy in my capacity as an Early Childhood Care and Education Teacher with Kerry College of Further Education, with […]

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Gas Networks Ireland launches 2018 Apprenticeship Scheme

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Gas Networks Ireland launches 2018 Apprenticeship Scheme

Following on the success of the 2015 apprenticeship programme, Gas Networks Ireland is delighted to announce that its Apprenticeship Programme will return this Autumn, to recruit 7 new apprentices. The apprenticeship programme plays a key […]

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You heard it here first …VEGTOPIA ….Festival, Sat 14th July

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on You heard it here first …VEGTOPIA ….Festival, Sat 14th July

Noel Keane of Croi Restaurant and the Culinary Gangsters along with the guys from Manna Organic Store at the launch of Tralee’s Newest Festival VEGTOPIA , which celebrates the humble but great Vegetable this coming […]

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Lero, IT Tralee and Bon Secours announce Hip research programme

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Lero, IT Tralee and Bon Secours announce Hip research programme

Lero, the SFI Irish Software Research Centre and IT Tralee have announced a €223,500 programme with Bon Secours Hospital Tralee (BSHT) which could advance the future use of robotics to perform hip replacement operations.

The initial […]

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The Brogue Invite all their tourism partners to celebrate the ‘Arrival of Summer‘

June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on The Brogue Invite all their tourism partners to celebrate the ‘Arrival of Summer‘

Tralee won the title of being Ireland’s Best Tourism Town in 2015. At the heart of that proud achievement is Kirby’s Brogue Inn. The warmth of the hospitality of the owners, Fiona Kirby and Kevin […]

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Big weekend of Art and Cocktails at Roundys

June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Big weekend of Art and Cocktails at Roundys

Our favourite cocktail bar Roundys has a big weekend ahead . Calum Threipland of Chelsea drug store and European bartender school will be doing a guest bartender gig on Friday . Calum will be showcasing […]

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11-year-old Dingle pianist scoops Musician of the Year title

May 31st, 2018|Comments Off on 11-year-old Dingle pianist scoops Musician of the Year title

Kerry School of Music’s Spring Music Festival End-of-Term Ensemble Day workshops and concert took place yesterday, Sunday, May27th in the Rose Hotel, Tralee. Musicians and singers gathered from all over the county to participate in […]

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Poetic success for Elise

May 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Poetic success for Elise

Talented primary school pupil, Elise from St. Brendan’s N.S in Fenit, is celebrating this week after winning an award in a major poetry competition.

With her poem ‘The Sea of Hope’, Elise saw off tough competition […]

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Sporting Greats To Celebrate Meadowlands Hotel 20Th Anniversary Festival

May 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Sporting Greats To Celebrate Meadowlands Hotel 20Th Anniversary Festival

Tralee’s Meadowlands Hotel will be joined by a host of sports stars including soccer legend Paul McGrath and Cork’s Seán Óg Ó hAilpín to celebrate its 20thanniversary as a business with a weekend festival from […]