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Cara Credit Union welcomes new additions to the team!

August 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Cara Credit Union welcomes new additions to the team!

Cara Credit Union is pleased to welcome the appointments of Sarah O’Regan, Head of Credit and Mark Hussey, Chief Operations Officer to their Senior Executive Team. Sarah O’Regan from Abbeydorney has been appointed Head of […]

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Vintage Cars to Parade the Roses

August 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Vintage Cars to Parade the Roses

30 ROSES of Tralee will return to Kerry’s Capital to take part in the 60 Year Celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival.

They will take part in many official events, but the parade is […]

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Syphon coffee shop opens on courthouse lane

August 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Syphon coffee shop opens on courthouse lane

A new coffee shop called Syphon has opened on courthouse lane.It has mix of industrial and mid century vintage decor and furniture with art from Banksy , German graffiti artist Daim, blue crow origami and […]

James Patrice announced as Festival Fashion Show judge!

August 9th, 2019|Comments Off on James Patrice announced as Festival Fashion Show judge!

ONE of Ireland’s most stylish men, James Patrice, has been confirmed as the special guest at the 2019 Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday 25th August.
The TV and […]

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Allanagh heads to Russia in August!

August 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Allanagh heads to Russia in August!

Kerry trainee, Allanagh O’Sullivan from Lixnaw , will represent Ireland at the 45th WorldSkills Competition, the skills Olympics, in Kazan, Russia in August 2019. Allanagh will take part in the Beauty Therapy competition.Allanagh was the […]

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Stag & Doe ‘brewing up a storm’ in the Fiddler!

August 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Stag & Doe ‘brewing up a storm’ in the Fiddler!

Stag & Doe Sessions is now on its third outing, the launch night went down a treat with an array of artists from all around Kerry including Deep Sky Objects, Scenes, Leevy, Radar Fry, Julian […]

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Great Southern Killarney joins Preferred Hotels & Resorts

July 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Great Southern Killarney joins Preferred Hotels & Resorts

The owners of Great Southern Killarney are delighted to announce that Great Southern has become a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts — the world’s largest independent hotel brand that represents more than 750 distinctive […]

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Kerry College of Further Education – Giving Back to the Community!

July 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Kerry College of Further Education – Giving Back to the Community!

Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), of Kerry Education and Training Board, at all times strives to foster a culture of “caring and support” within their student body and this was certainly evident during the […]

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Work in Kerry for a Day and maybe you’ll stay!

July 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Work in Kerry for a Day and maybe you’ll stay!

An exciting collaboration launched an initiative recently that allows more people work from Kerry this Summer.
Dotted throughout the county of Kerry, there are a myriad of entrepreneurial hubs, ranging from incubation spaces to co-working […]

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Kerry Council and Chamber lead UK VISIT TO GROW ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION

July 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Kerry Council and Chamber lead UK VISIT TO GROW ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION

The UK launch of the British Embassy-led programme ‘Joining the Dots’ took place on Wednesday at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry and is the second phase in the programme, following a successful launch […]

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Racing Style tips from Dancing with Stars Winners 2019 for Dawn Milk Ladies Day in Killarney

July 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Racing Style tips from Dancing with Stars Winners 2019 for Dawn Milk Ladies Day in Killarney

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 18th, 2019. The style stakes are […]

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Off to Russia!

July 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Off to Russia!

Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane , Michael Culloty and mentors with the contestants who will represent Tralee in The International Childrens Games in Russia
(see sports pages at back of this issue for full report […]

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Siamsa Tíre announces winner of the Visual Arts Residency 2019

July 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Siamsa Tíre announces winner of the Visual Arts Residency 2019

Zoë Uí Fhaoláin Green has been awarded this year’s Visual Arts Residency at Siamsa Tíre. This residency aims to reflect creatively on the impact of Climate Change on Siamsa Tíre’s local community and […]

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Enhance your health and well being with Thornton Therapies at the Aquadome!

June 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Enhance your health and well being with Thornton Therapies at the Aquadome!

Enhance your health and well being with a visit to the newly opened Thornton Therapies wellness rooms in the Aqua Dome where a variety of wellness treatments, holistic therapies and beauty treatments are on offer. […]

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Supervalu Reveal 49% Of Kerry People Cook the Same Meat Every Time They Bbq

June 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Supervalu Reveal 49% Of Kerry People Cook the Same Meat Every Time They Bbq

As the weather gets warmer 49% of people in Kerry are getting ready to fire up their BBQ this summer. Research, conducted by SuperValu, has dived into the BBQ habits of the Kerry public and […]

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Crowning of Reigning Queen of Puck Kicks Off Preparations for Puck Fair 2019

June 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Crowning of Reigning Queen of Puck Kicks Off Preparations for Puck Fair 2019

Hear ye, hear ye – a new queen has arrived in town! With the annual Puck Fair celebrations just around the corner, preparations for the biggest event of the year are already well underway in […]

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With a Ryle Debs Suit, you not only look great.. You feel great!

June 28th, 2019|Comments Off on With a Ryle Debs Suit, you not only look great.. You feel great!

After all the study sessions, late nights and assignments now it’s time to celebrate. Ryle Menswear in Ashe street will make you the best dressed at your Debs. Take your pick from tuxedos to the […]

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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 […]