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Luxury Cruise Liner Visits Foynes and Boosts Kerry Economy

June 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Luxury Cruise Liner Visits Foynes and Boosts Kerry Economy

The Foynes and wider region received a summer tourism boost last week when a luxury cruise liner on a nostalgic voyage docked at the busy shipping port.
The Prinsendam, a Holland America Line ship, which […]

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TLI and Kerry Coaches partner with Cycle Against Suicide

June 20th, 2019|Comments Off on TLI and Kerry Coaches partner with Cycle Against Suicide

LOCAL KERRY BUSINESSES, TLI Group and Kerry Coaches, Ireland’s leading Luxury Coach Company, were proud to sponsor the recent 780km main cycle organised by national charity Cycle Against Suicide, in which hundreds of cyclists took […]

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Super League champions Garvey’s Tralee Warriors sign Daniel Jokubaitis

June 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Super League champions Garvey’s Tralee Warriors sign Daniel Jokubaitis

Reigning Men’s Super League champions Garvey’s Tralee Warriors have secured the services of former Killorglin star player Daniel Jokubaitis for the 2019/2020 season.The 25 year old Lithuanian signed for the Warriors this week and will […]

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Who’s on the phone? It’s Lucy the Alpaca, from Sandy Feet Farm!

June 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Who’s on the phone? It’s Lucy the Alpaca, from Sandy Feet Farm!

Dr Doolittle isn’t the only human who can talk to the animals. Visitors to Sandy Feet Farm can receive calls on their mobiles from Lucy the Alpaca, Goujon the chicken, Kathleen the Highland Cow or […]

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Legends at The Jazz

June 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Legends at The Jazz

Taken sometime in 2003, this photo shows the diversity and wealth of musical talent we have in Tralee.
L to R, The late Michael Donovan was the leader of the band, Mark Leen fresh from selling […]

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Baile Mhuire shows off their budding Artists!

June 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Baile Mhuire shows off their budding Artists!

Tralee Art Group and clients of Baile Mhuire are holding a joint exhibition of new and exciting artworks. Opening on June 20th ‘3pm,this exhibition will showcase what clients of Baile Mhuire have achieved while working […]

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New Executive Director Appointed To Siamsa Tíre

June 7th, 2019|Comments Off on New Executive Director Appointed To Siamsa Tíre

The Chairman, Pat Dawson and the Board of SIAMSA TÍRE are pleased to announce the appointment of Róisín McGarr as the new Executive Director for Siamsa Tíre – Home to the National Folk Theatre of […]

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Tim Wins The Corrib Car!

June 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Tim Wins The Corrib Car!

Tim O’Connor (Leith West Tralee) with his family Jack and Bernadette O’Connor and staff from Corrib Oil, Dioreann Morgan, Maria Rahilly, Sean Hennessy and Conor Hurley .Tim was the overall winner of the Corrib Oil […]

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Are you taking part in Tralee’s Nun Challenge on June 15?

June 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Are you taking part in Tralee’s Nun Challenge on June 15?

Are you ready for the Tralee Nun Challenge on June 15th? Saturday week will see a black and white crowd descending on Tralee Town Park attempting to break the Guinness World Record of the largest […]

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The Ring of Beara Cycle draws 1000s from across the globe

May 31st, 2019|Comments Off on The Ring of Beara Cycle draws 1000s from across the globe

Last weekend saw the staging of the fifth annual Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare. This sold-out event brought cyclists from all over Ireland and as far afield as Australia, the US, Canada and Switzerland to […]

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Kerry has been chosen to host the first ever RETRO Cannonball

May 31st, 2019|Comments Off on Kerry has been chosen to host the first ever RETRO Cannonball

Driving through the countryside in a classic sports car taking in magnificent mountain views and rugged coastlines, aromas of summer infusing the crisp air, retro sounds blasting from the stereo and the authentic driving experience […]

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Faha N.s Kids At Junior Entrepreneur All Ireland Showcase Dublin

May 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Faha N.s Kids At Junior Entrepreneur All Ireland Showcase Dublin

Creativity, hard graft and willingness to invest their own hard-earned cash were the hallmarks of the primary school Entrepreneurs who took part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme All Ireland Showcase Day at the RDS in […]

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Tralee Nun Challenge’ Attempts New Guinness World Record

May 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Tralee Nun Challenge’ Attempts New Guinness World Record

Tralee Rowing Club in association with Pieta House invite everyone to support the Tralee Nun Challenge, a Guinness World Record attempt to see how many nuns they can gather together in Tralee Town Park, on […]

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The Big Helicopters are here to stay!

May 17th, 2019|Comments Off on The Big Helicopters are here to stay!

The first Helicopters have arrived in Kerry Airport to service the re-opening of Ireland’s oil and gas exploration industry off the coast of Kerry. A number of local business and political representatives and members of […]

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The Rose Hotel staff Accredited for Excellence by Fáilte Ireland

May 17th, 2019|Comments Off on The Rose Hotel staff Accredited for Excellence by Fáilte Ireland

The Rose Hotel, the warm and welcoming four-star family run hotel in the heart of Tralee town, has once again been recognised for its high standards of excellence, having recently received the Service Excellence […]

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‘A Great start to the Bank Holiday‘ says Pauline

May 17th, 2019|Comments Off on ‘A Great start to the Bank Holiday‘ says Pauline

Pauline Campion from Ballyard in Tralee kick started her Bank Holiday weekend with a phone call from Cara Credit Union telling her she was the latest winner of their members car draw. Pauline drives away […]

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Local Fundraiser for Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania

May 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Local Fundraiser for Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania

A fundraising event will take place in Ann O Dowd’s playschool at number 6 Lioscarrig Drive, Caherslee , Friday May 17th from 5pm -7pm. The wine and cheese night has been organised by Jacinta DIneen, […]

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Jerry’s kids are top of the (Entrepeneur) Class!

May 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Jerry’s kids are top of the (Entrepeneur) Class!

Ireland’s Junior Entrepreneurs set a new record this week , when it was announced that sales from the Junior Entrepreneur Programme had hit an all-time high in Irish schools. The 16,000 eleven and twelve year […]

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Cluster Gardai – A partnership with Tralee businesses

May 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Cluster Gardai – A partnership with Tralee businesses

Following on from the success of the See Something, Say Something programme from 2018, the business community of Tralee and the Gardai are fostering greater relations to ensure the town builds on it’s safe and […]

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Connect Women In Business Awards 2019 Deadline

May 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Connect Women In Business Awards 2019 Deadline

OVER 300 women have been recognised for their key role in driving business in Kerry since the Connect Kerry Women in Business Awards were first presented in 2015.

The closing date for nominations for prospective recipients […]

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Landers finalists in Energia Business Awards

May 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Landers finalists in Energia Business Awards

The finalists have been announced for this year’s Energia Family Business Awards. The ceremony which is the first of its kind in Ireland, celebrates successful generations of families who work together.
The Energia Family Business Awards […]

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Kerry start-up companies urged to enter InterTradeIreland’s Seedcorn Investor Readiness competition

April 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Kerry start-up companies urged to enter InterTradeIreland’s Seedcorn Investor Readiness competition

The largest business competition of its kind, Seedcorn offers a total cash prize fund of €280,000, with €100,000 earmarked for the overall winner. Since its inception in 2003, the total awarded to innovative companies stands […]

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Kerry Airport Announces 2019 Sunroutes and City Routes!

April 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Kerry Airport Announces 2019 Sunroutes and City Routes!

THE waiting is finally over for thousands of holidaymakers who are looking forward to flying from Kerry Airport to the 2019 Summer Sun routes of Alicante in Spain and Faro in Portugal with Ryanair.com.
It’s not […]

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New Tralee website to reduce election posters

April 26th, 2019|Comments Off on New Tralee website to reduce election posters

The European and Local Elections take place on Friday, May 24th and candidates will erect an estimated half a million posters on telephone poles and lamp posts across the country. Most of these posters will […]

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Win a car with Cara Credit Union and Adams!

April 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Win a car with Cara Credit Union and Adams!

Cara Credit Union teams up with Adams of Tralee for their 2019 Members Car Draw. Speaking to Pa Laide CEO of Cara Credit Union “each year our car draw tender goes out to all the […]

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Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty ready for Roses 60th Year Celebrations

April 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty ready for Roses 60th Year Celebrations

THE 60th Year Celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival have received a springtime boost with the confirmation that the multi¬-award winning salon group Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty will be the Official Hair […]

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Polish Super Star Dj…. D-Unity Flys Into Kerry For Abbey Gig Easter Saturday

April 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Polish Super Star Dj…. D-Unity Flys Into Kerry For Abbey Gig Easter Saturday

D-Unity is going TO ROCK THE ABBEY INN FOR the ACCESS FINAL SHOW AT THE Abbey
also on the bill are production duo jonno & gibson,
(who’s rhythm ep is out on Trevor Rockcliffes mentor label on […]

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Chamber issues call to shop local as O’Connors Toyshop and Radar Sports announce their Onstreet Closure

April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Chamber issues call to shop local as O’Connors Toyshop and Radar Sports announce their Onstreet Closure

“Heartbreaking to see this after over 40 years and 2 generations in business. We want to wish all the best to the O’Connor family.
Its frustrating and maddening to see another business close, in a week […]

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Easter in Tralee Eggsplodes with family fun events, including a Charity Fun Run

April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Easter in Tralee Eggsplodes with family fun events, including a Charity Fun Run

Ballygarry House Hotel is delighted to launch their new Brunch Menu. Designed for healthy eating with wholesome & organic options there’s something for everyone.

Whether it’s a walk on the grounds, Ballyseede Woods or a […]

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Access final show at the Abbey

April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Access final show at the Abbey

This brings international star D-UNITY along with support jonno brien and timmy gibson.
Damian “D-Unity” Jacuk’s extensive self-taught career is based on a long lasting belief in quality music. It has led him to a consolidated […]

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Kerry and Cork Credit Unions working together to support local farmers.

April 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Kerry and Cork Credit Unions working together to support local farmers.

Early milking was the order of the day on as Six Credit Unions in the Kerry/Cork region joined forces to launch a new Agri Loan product called Cultivate. The launch held in The Gleneagle Hotel, […]

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Taste Kerry and Tralee IT host first All-Ireland Tapas and Pintxo Championship in Kerry April 8th -10th

April 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Taste Kerry and Tralee IT host first All-Ireland Tapas and Pintxo Championship in Kerry April 8th -10th

Some Exciting news for Kerry food lovers this April when the All Ireland Tapas and Pinxto Championship will be hosted at the IT Tralee. Two days of competitions where chefs from all over the country […]

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Warrior spirit wins as Tralee savours Super League glory

March 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Warrior spirit wins as Tralee savours Super League glory

Following the heart stopping action in Belfield on Saturday night, the second act of the compelling season ending drama was played out to a sold out Tralee Complex on Sunday, when Garvey’s Tralee Warriors reached […]

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Importance of positive mental health in the workplace

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Importance of positive mental health in the workplace

Shannon College of Hotel Management graduates told to prioritise staff wellbeing in order to maximise productivity
‘Switch off when you go home and get good sleep’ Guinness Store House MD and former graduate tells class of […]

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BEFORE THE WEEKEND – Warriors survive Neptune battle and now prepare for Western shootout

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on BEFORE THE WEEKEND – Warriors survive Neptune battle and now prepare for Western shootout

Garvey’s Tralee Warriors kept their Super League dreams alive last weekend as they secured another vital win, this time over C&S Neptune, in front of a capacity crowd at the Tralee Sports Complex. The Warriors […]

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3 Students from Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne compete for a place in national calf-rearing competition

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on 3 Students from Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne compete for a place in national calf-rearing competition

(l-r) Jack Ó Bric, Naoise MacGearailt, Ciarán Ó Muircheartaigh from Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne were among 31 groups who exhibited their project ideas for the Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition to a panel of judges […]

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Chefs join forces to raise funds for Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support House at The Rose Hotel this April

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Chefs join forces to raise funds for Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support House at The Rose Hotel this April

Four of Ireland’s finest chefs and former colleagues are joining forces once again to create a dining experience to remember at The Rose Hotel, Tralee.
Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of […]

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Tour De Ballyfinnane Cycle – Are You Going?

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Tour De Ballyfinnane Cycle – Are You Going?

Following the resounding success of previous year’s cycles, ‘Tour de Ballyfinnane’ Cycle will take place again this year on Saturday, 6th April 2019 @10 am.
This is the 6th year of the cycle which is organised […]

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Daffodil Day 2019 – Friday, 22nd March

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Daffodil Day 2019 – Friday, 22nd March

The Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day takes place this year on the Friday 22nd March 2019.

Daffodil Day is the biggest and longest running fundraising day for the Irish Cancer Society and is celebrating its 32st […]

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Rose Hotel holds Open Day for its Spirit Gym this Saturday

March 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Rose Hotel holds Open Day for its Spirit Gym this Saturday

Spirit Gym at The Rose Hotel are holding an open day on Saturday 9th March from 12noon-4pm. Call in to meet their gym instructors, view their facilities and take part in one of their free […]

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Two Grand Marshals to lead Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade – Anthony O’Gara and Ryan Kelliher

March 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Two Grand Marshals to lead Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade – Anthony O’Gara and Ryan Kelliher

THE organisers of the 2019 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee have announced that not one, but two people will act as Grand Marshals for this year’s national holiday celebration in Kerry’s Capital town.
60 years […]

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Rock Street / Caherslee Community Games Swimming Team

March 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Rock Street / Caherslee Community Games Swimming Team

The Rock Street/Caherslee Community Games Swimming Team had a very successful outing at the recent Kerry Community Games Swimming Finals in Tralee Sports & Leisure Centre. Rock St/Caherslee was successful in the following events:
Girls U14 […]

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Hurry for the Curry at Grill & Thrill!

March 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Hurry for the Curry at Grill & Thrill!

When Grill and Thrill family restaurant opened its doors on Castle street last Autumn , its owner Irfan had a very simple goal, to serve the very best of what he served up . And […]

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There and Not There’ Photographic Exhibition opens at Siamsa Tíre

February 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on There and Not There’ Photographic Exhibition opens at Siamsa Tíre

THERE AND NOT THERE is an exhibition of photographic work by Victoria J Dean and Sharon Murphy which will be open to the public at Siamsa Tíre, Tralee from Saturday 16th February. Originally exhibited at […]

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Chicago comes to Tralee

February 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Chicago comes to Tralee

Light Opera Society of Tralee’s Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse is coming to Siamsa Tire, Tralee for four performances only […]

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Tralee set for Legendary Country show!

February 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Tralee set for Legendary Country show!

Now seen by over 250,000 people the hugely popular hit Legends of American Country show is set to make its welcome Tralee return on Sunday 24th February to the Siamsa Tire Theatre and what a […]

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Is It Time For Tralee To ‘Twin’ With Another European Town? Funding Available For Short Term Town Twinning Projects In Kerry

February 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Is It Time For Tralee To ‘Twin’ With Another European Town? Funding Available For Short Term Town Twinning Projects In Kerry

Towns all across Ireland should consider applying for funding for short-term Town Twinning projects. This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune. Tralee is currently in the process of twinning with Beit Sahour near […]

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Gers Place… Nice eggs …nice touch!

February 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Gers Place… Nice eggs …nice touch!

Last Friday out delivering our weekly edition of THe Tralee Advertiser, late in the day I pulled up into Gers Place in Manavalley and owner Ger himself whipped up ,in no-time, a delicious plate of […]

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Kerry Motor Works keep themselves and Ford at No 1 in Kerry!

February 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Kerry Motor Works keep themselves and Ford at No 1 in Kerry!

THe results are in ! The January figures for new car sales are out there and once again its hats off to Kerry Motor Works as they have helped the Ford Kuga secure the top […]

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Off The Ball boosts GAA coverage with ‘Star’ signing

February 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Off The Ball boosts GAA coverage with ‘Star’ signing

One of Kerry’s most decorated Gaelic footballer players, Kieran Donaghy, is the latest star signing at Off The Ball.

The former Kingdom full-forward – who played senior football for 14 years, amassing four All-Ireland wins and […]