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Billy Ryle: CAO ‘Change Of Mind’ Deadline Is Approaching

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CHANGE OF MIND

With the State Exams concluding, the thoughts of exhausted candidates are no doubt turning to holidays, summer jobs and travel. But there is still an important job to be done.

The 80,000 plus applicants to the Central Applications Office (CAO) for a ...

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Thirty-Two Rose Buds Chosen For 60th Rose Of Tralee Festival

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Kerry Rose Sally Ann Leahy with Rosebuds Aoife, Alya and Sophie and Jessica Lewis and Clodagh Quane of Audiology Medical Services. Photo by Dermot Crean

THIRTY-TWO young girls have been selected as Rose Buds during the 60 year celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International ...

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Meadowlands Hotel To Be HQ For International Angling Championships Event In July

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A MAJOR angling championships competition will have its headquarters in a Tralee hotel next month.

The Irish Federation of Sea Anglers, (IFSA), a 32 county organisation, will host the 2019 Home Nation Shore Angling Championships in Kerry and the Meadowlands Hotel will be the base ...

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Twelve Runners Raise Thousands For Kerry Hospice With Marathon Effort

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The 12 participants after completing the event in Killarney on Saturday.

TWELVE charity runners made the most of the longest day of the year by running a mile in every county in the Republic of Ireland to raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation and they’re raised over ...

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PHOTOS: Funky Footwear And Flag Flying Fun At Blennerville School

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St Brendan’s NS Blennerville celebrates getting the Health Promoting Flag on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

THE countdown to the summer holidays is on for Tralee primary schools and in Blennerville they’re keeping themselves busy with activities in the final ...

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Legal Briefs: Is It Time For One-Off Landlords To Bale Out?

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For generations, property was regarded as one of the soundest investments you could make – your money was literally “safe as houses”. Rent would provide a steady income, while the house itself gradually grew in value – at worst it held its own.

The property boom of the ...

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Sponsored: Tralee Clinic To Co-Host Fertility Information Event In Dublin

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Dr Mary McCaffrey.

THE Scotia Clinic, Tralee and the Embryo Clinic, Greece will co-host an open free event on Sunday the 30th of June, in the Aishling Hotel Dublin, named “Fertility Treatment Abroad – the Ireland / Greek Solution”.

The keynote speakers on the day will ...

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Over Three Years For Kerry First-Time Buyers To Get Deposit Together For House

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A NEW report issued today by EY-DKM Economic Advisory, has revealed it takes 3.1 years for a first-time buyer in Kerry, on an average income, to save the necessary deposit  to get a mortgage for a home in their native county.

The report confirms that nearly half of all counties ...

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New Survey Reveals What Kerry People Cook On The Barbecue

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Kerry people are creatures of habit when it comes to what they cook at a barbecue.

FANCY a barbecue this week? While today might be dull, the rest of the week is looking very good indeed so the aroma of burgers, sausages and steaks will be wafting through the estates of Tralee over ...

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Actors Promise Entertaining ‘Night Of Stage And Screen’ In Ballymac Bar

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Tim Landers.

IF you want to be entertained by local actors performing scenes from famous movies and TV shows, then a trip to The Ballymac Bar, Boherbee, next week is definitely for you.

Tim Landers’ ‘Act Up Drama Group’ is in rehearsals at the moment ...

2019-06-24 17:40 open_in_new
Local Liverpool Fans Show Generosity By Helping The Irish Heart Foundation

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Regional Manager with the Irish Hearth Foundation, Anne Riordan (third from left), receives a cheque from Leo Byrne of the Kerry Liverpool Supporters Club (second from right). Also included were Sophie Byrne, Helen Moriarty, Manager of O’Donnells Ross Ahern and Clodagh Byrne. Photo ...

2019-06-24 17:40 open_in_new
Temperatures Are Set To Rise This Week, But First…

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Lots of this to come this week.

TEMPERATURES are set to rise significantly in Ireland this week, but Met Eireann has issued an Status Yellow Weather Advisory for Ireland this afternoon.

They say there is the risk of heavy thundery downpours, especially over Munster and ...

2019-06-24 16:37 open_in_new
St John’s Parochial School Presented With €500 By Lee Strand

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Teresa Huggins of Lee Strand presents a cheque to Deputy Principal Patricia Fitzell of St John’s Parochial School Ashe Street Tralee with pupils and Mighty Mikey Milk at the school recently. Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD

LEE Strand visited St John’s Parochial School ...

2019-06-24 14:31 open_in_new
Queen Maeve Looks Forward To Puck

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Twelve-year old Maeve McCarthy, the new Queen of Puck Fair.

IT may be only June, but a hugely popular Kerry festival has already selected their Queen.

With the annual Puck Fair Festival taking place from August 10-12, preparations are already well underway in Killorglin and ...

2019-06-24 14:31 open_in_new
Queen Maeve Looks Forward To Puck

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Maeve McCarthy, the new Queen of Puck Far.

IT may be only June, but a hugely popular Kerry festival has already selected their Queen.

With the annual Puck Fair Festival taking place from August 10-12, preparations are already well underway in Killorglin and an integral part ...

2019-06-24 13:28 open_in_new
PHOTOS: Athletics Finals Bring Out The Best In Community Spirit

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Spa/Fenit/Barrow athletes at the games on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A FANTASTIC weekend of athletics and the very essence of community spirit was on display at An Ríocht athletics grounds in Castleisland.

The Kerry Community Games athletics finals was the occasion and ...

2019-06-24 13:28 open_in_new
WATCH: Banna Rescue Makes Safety Video As Summer Holidays Approach

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A still from the video.

BANNA Rescue are urging people to stay safe in or around the water with a new video (see below).

As the school holidays descend upon us, the award winning rescue service is warning of the potential dangers in the sea with the video made by local ...

2019-06-24 12:25 open_in_new
PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

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Well done Kerry Civil Defence…

Another busy day yesterday. EMT’s covered a race in Tralee which entailed a 100K, 50K, Half Marathon & 5K. We had a crew covering Community Games in Castleisland. Finally, we covered the Fleadh Cheoil in Milltown. All thanks to ...

2019-06-23 18:34 open_in_new
PHOTOS: Paco Event Raises Around €1,000 For Chernobyl Children’s Fund

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Rachel O’Sullivan, Mag Carroll and Hilda Nolan at the fundraiser for the Chernobyl Children’s Fund at Paco on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

THERE was colour, noise and style on The Mall on Saturday afternoon as the Paco store once again held one of their ...

2019-06-23 17:31 open_in_new
PHOTOS: Glamorous Ladies Enjoy Spa/Fenit Midsummer Lunch At The Oyster

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Clara McSweeney and Mary O’Reilly at the Spa/Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice’s Midsummer Ladies Lunch at the Oyster Tavern on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

OVER 90 ladies enjoyed a fabulous afternoon of food and good company at The Oyster Tavern, thanks to the ...

2019-06-23 15:25 open_in_new
Roger Harty: Be Careful What You Think

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IS it a fair statement to say that the way we think may bring us to conclusions that may not necessarily be true?

I’m going to answer this question with a couple of examples that should really explain the above statement.

For instance many thousands of years ago, man ...

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