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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

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Just days to go now…

The Festival Dome is looking spectacular! ⭐️🎪🌹 Have you got your tickets yet?? https://t.co/bofyJJB0Vv#roseoftralee pic.twitter.com/ZPAvUJ2ohP

— Rose of Tralee (@RoseofTralee_) August 15, 2019

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PHOTOS: Family Fun In Churchill On Heritage Day

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Sarah O’Sullivan with Sparky, John Joe Hannafin with Ollie and Grace Hamilton with Mylo at the Churchill Heritage Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

THE weather held, for the most part, at the annual Churchill Heritage Day at the Forge on Saturday afternoon.

This ...

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REPORT/PHOTOS: It’s A Causeway v Lixnaw Final Next Week

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Action from the St Brendans v Causeway game. Photo: Steve Baker

Causeway overcame St Brendan’s on a scoreline of 1-16 to 0-12 in the opener in Tralee on Saturday.

Causeway led at halftime 1-05 to 0-03, the Causeway goal coming from a beautiful one handed over head flick ...

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Roger Harty: The Sound Of One Hand Clapping

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THE sound of one hand clapping is a classic example of a koan. This in turn leads us to another question.

What in God’s name is a koan?

A koan is a ‘device’ that was used in Zen Buddhism in order to challenge the human intellect.

It was a form of a question riddle ...

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PHOTOS: Celia Holman Lee Open ‘Gowns Of Glory’ At Kerry County Museum

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Aisling Foley, Moira King Fitzgerald, Michele King and Kerina Ó Ciardubháin at the official opening of the ‘Gowns Of Glory’ Exhibition at Kerry County Museum on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

FASHION icon Celia Holman Lee was in town on Friday evening to ...

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PHOTOS: Beauty And Style Tips At Carraig Donn Fundraiser

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Cora Walsh, Mairead Enright and Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry with Manage of Carraig Donn Tralee, Catherine O’Sullivan, at the fundraiser in Carraig Donn on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

THERE was a steady stream of ladies heading into Carraig Donn on ...

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Chain Gang’s Pedal Power Raises Funds For Rosemary Centre

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Kay McNamara and Kathriona Sheehan (third and sixth from left) of the Rosemary Centre in Tralee accept a cheque for €5,500 from members of the Chain Gang Cycling Club, Jean Foley, David Elton, Thomas Crowley, John Murray and Seamus Cotter, at the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday evening. ...

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Know Your Rights: Emergency Medical Card

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Question: What is an emergency medical card?    

Answer: An emergency medical card is a temporary medical card that is issued without a means test in certain emergency situations and is valid for 6 months.

For example, you could be issued an emergency medical card ...

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Kilmoyley To Host ‘Love Our Waters Weekend’

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WHILE Tralee is the place to be for the Rose of Tralee Festival next weekend, a village not far from town are hosting their own event.

Tidy Towns Kilmoyley will host a ‘Love Our Waters Weekend’ in conjunction with the Local Authority Waters Programme as part of National ...

2019-08-16 16:37 open_in_new
All The Details Of The 161st Listowel Harvest Festival Race Meeting

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Aishling O’Connell from Tralee was on hand in vintage clothing at the launch of the 161th Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which takes place from Sunday 8th to Saturday 14th of September. Also in photo are members of the vintage committee, Brenda Daly, Secretary /Manager, Listowel ...

2019-08-16 16:37 open_in_new
Council Says It’s Safe To Swim At Ballybunion Beaches Again

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THE bathing water samples taken at Ballybunion North and South Beaches in recent days have tested negative for any bacterial matters, so the swimming prohibition notices are being removed with immediate effect .

Tests on water quality taken at Ballybunion north and south beaches ...

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Billy Ryle: Kerry’s Students Excelled But The Cost Of Going To Third Level Looms

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The insensitive and ill-timed bluster from Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor to college students to use their Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) grant to cover their accommodation costs, failed to take the glow off the wonderful results achieved by the 2019 Leaving Cert ...

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New Boxing Club Building Planned At Dean’s Lane

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KERRY County Council has given notice that it is planning to build a boxing club/community facility at a site at Dean’s Lane in Boherbee, Tralee.

The proposed development will include a boxing gym and club, circulation area, changing rooms and toilets on the ground floor, ...

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Six Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

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1. Getting into Rose mode…

The ‘Gowns Of Glory’ exhibition is currently going on at the Kerry County Museum from 10am to 4.30pm daily.

It charts the changing styles in the dresses worn by the winning Roses over the past decades and is a must for anyone with ...

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Annual Annagh Cemetery Mass On Friday Evening

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THE annual mass in memory of all those buried in Annagh Cemetery takes place at 7.30pm tonight (Friday).

All are invited to attend, especially those who have family and friends laid to rest in the cemetery.

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Stephen O’Brien Cleared To Play In All-Ireland Final

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Stephen O’Brien in action against Tyrone on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

STEPHEN O’Brien has been cleared to play in the All-Ireland football final, after the black card he received against Meath was rescinded earlier this evening.

He was facing an automatic ...

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Showband Fans In For A Treat At The INEC

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FOLLOWING its outstanding success at the Grand Opera House, Belfast, ‘The Miami Showband Musicial’ comes to the INEC Killarney on August 28.

Marie Jones (Stones In His Pockets) and Martin Lynch (Dancing Shoes – The George Best Story) have another huge hit on their ...

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New-Look CH Store Due For Completion By End Of September

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How the front of the new CH will look.

THE new-look CH store on The Mall is on schedule to be completed by the end of September.

The redevelopment is at an advanced stage and the Harty family have released the first design images of the new look CH store.

Work began ...

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Councillor Criticises Dublin Hotels For ‘Exorbitant Prices’ During All-Ireland Final Weekend

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A KERRY councillor has called on the Government to do something about, what he terms, “rogue hoteliers” putting up the prices for hotel rooms during the All-Ireland final weekend.

In welcoming Kerry’s qualification for the final on September 1, Councillor Michael ...

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Kieran Prepares For Gruelling Challenge In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

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Kieran O’Callaghan (right) who is taking on a unique challenge later this month, is joined by, from left, Andrea O’Donoghue, Mark O’Brien, Ally Lynch, Millie O’Brien and Maura Sullivan to launch his charity venture on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A TRALEE ...

2019-08-14 16:19 open_in_new
People Advised Not To Swim At Ballybunion Beaches Until Further Notice

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THE public has been advised not to swim on Ballybunion beaches until further notice, after elevated levels of ecoli were detected in the water on Monday.

The most recent tests on water quality taken at Ballybunion north and south beaches (known locally as the Men’s and Ladies ...

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