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Boot scootin’ for Amy at Stetsons & Stilettos in the INEC

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The Stetsons and Stilettos fundraiser takes place in the INEC, Killarney, on September 23.

YEE-HAW! The countdown is on and tickets are selling fast for the much-anticipated Stetsons & Stilettos event which will be staged in Killarney in coming weeks.

The toe-tapping night out, which will unfold in the INEC on Friday, September 23, at 7.30pm, is the brainchild of Killarney Celtic soccer club in association with the INEC and friends of Amy O’Connor. They are delighted to present “The Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience” Friends in Low Places featuring Trevor Smith in concert to raise funds in support of Amy O’Connor and St John’s Ward CMRF Crumlin.

Amy is a young member of the soccer club who is battling illness and those behind the event wanted to give something back to the excellent staff in Crumlin and to support Amy and her parents who will have many expenses to bear in the months ahead.

Trevor Smith, the top Garth Brooks tribute artist brings his ‘Friends in Low Places’ act to Killarney for one night only. Also featured will be appearances by local artists and will include “Amy’s Hoe Down”.

As for the dress code? Yup, you guessed it, the eponymous Stetsons and stilettos will be de rigueur on the night and proceeds of the event will go to support Amy O’Connor and St John’s Ward in Crumlin Children’s Hospital.

On the night Stetsons will be on sale, while prizes for the best-dressed country guy, gal and child are up for grabs with an exciting raffle also in the offing.

Angie Kissane of the Killarney Celtic organising committee said: “Everyone in the club is really looking forward to the event we are expecting a great night out. “We are extremely grateful to our colleagues and friends in the Killarney Fire Service, Killarney Valley Athletic Club, Dr Crokes GAA Club, An Post, Whitebridge Manor Residents Association, Gaelscoil Faithleann Parents Council, and Fiona O’ Connor of the INEC Killarney for their support and help in promoting this event.”

Tickets are priced at €20 for adults and €10 for children/senior citizens and are available from the INEC Box Office, 064-667 1555, Mary on 086-648 5809, Angie on 087-131 1608 and Tim on 087-758 4847.

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Who’s in your circle?

    Are you happy and where you want to be with your health, where you want to be financially or are you going through the motions each day, unsure of your purpose? Are you supported by others when you’re struggling or only supported by others when things are going well?Are you looking forward to […]

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Are you happy and where you want to be with your health, where you want to be financially or are you going through the motions each day, unsure of your purpose?

Are you supported by others when you’re struggling or only supported by others when things are going well?
Are you looking forward to the next five, 10, 20 years of your life?

If you answered “no” to any of these questions, I encourage you to look around at the people you spend your time with. Your time is your most expensive asset. Your mind is your most expensive real estate.

With whom you spend your time, and those that you permit to impact your thoughts and decisions will have a great impact on your life.

From the outside looking in, our gym culture is the most difficult health benefit for others to understand.
Now more than ever all our brains are fed is chaos, division, selfishness and negativity. We can’t have that here. Those that thrive in that environment aren’t a good fit for us, and they won’t last long here. Either they’ll leave on their own, or we’ll tell them it’s time to go.

Years ago, when I was struggling with some people decisions (personally and business); one of my mentors told me something that continues to stick with me. It’s since been something I have said to people many times;
“The people that have helped you get to where you are may not be the same people that can help you get to where you want to go.”

Ask yourself these three questions;

* Who’s in your circle?
* Who do you need to start spending less time with?
* In order to get where you want to be, what kind of people do you need to start spending more of your time with?

Now it’s time to get to work. Start spending less time with those dragging you down. Start surrounding yourself with the people that won’t condone your behaviours that aren’t consistent with your goals, support your work ethic, help you to learn from your failures and will be excited to celebrate your successes.

When you are ready, we are here to help. Book your complimentary consultation by visiting our website www.activate.ie.

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Get on your bike from The Rose Hotel!

  There’s an energetic way to explore Tralee and its surrounds this summer as a new bike rental company has teamed up with The Rose Hotel. Tralee Bike Rental have opened a new bike kiosk located at the hotel where visitors and locals can now hire a bike. “This is a fantastic service for our […]

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There’s an energetic way to explore Tralee and its surrounds this summer as a new bike rental company has teamed up with The Rose Hotel.

Tralee Bike Rental have opened a new bike kiosk located at the hotel where visitors and locals can now hire a bike.

“This is a fantastic service for our customers and we are thrilled to be part of this new collaboration with Tralee Bike Rental. We wish Maurice and his team the very best of luck, and I know all our guests and visitors to Tralee are going to really enjoy this new service exploring Tralee and its surrounds,” Mark Sullivan, General Manager, The Rose Hotel, said.

Tralee Bike Rental have a fleet of comfortable, top quality Hybrid Bikes – ideal for a leisurely cycle, and power assisted eBikes. For families, child seats or trailer for the little legs that can’t cycle yet can be provided!

“We are thrilled to have our new business, Tralee Bike Rental, located on the grounds of The Rose Hotel,” Maurice Whelan, Tralee Bike Rental, said.

“With so many visitors coming to Tralee, we feel this will be a fantastic service and partnership. Included in the bike rental is access to a self-guided tour via our App, which has preloaded moderate and more energetic cycling tours of Tralee.”

The Rose Hotel have a new package, Tralee Activity Break, with bike hire included. You can book this package online at www.therosehotel.com or call 066 7199100.

To contact Tralee Bike Rental, visit www.traleebikerental.ie or call 085 2605817.

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Currow kids go toddling to raise vital funds

  70 toddlers from Currow Play School have become Ireland’s littlest fundraisers as they stepped out to raise vital funds for vulnerable children. They took part in the Barnardos Big Toddle which this year has the theme of ’Community Helpers’. Barnardos currently works with just under 18,000 children and families across Ireland and the funds raised will support Barnardos Early Years […]

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70 toddlers from Currow Play School have become Ireland’s littlest fundraisers as they stepped out to raise vital funds for vulnerable children.

They took part in the Barnardos Big Toddle which this year has the theme of ’Community Helpers’.

Barnardos currently works with just under 18,000 children and families across Ireland and the funds raised will support Barnardos Early Years services.

“This year, Currow Play School turns 25 and we have been taking part in Barnardos Big Toddle since 2006, which is 18 years of toddling in aid of vulnerable children,” Catherine Fleming form Currow Play School said.
“Our toddle is a highlight for the children and the team every year. It’s fantastic to get the little ones involved in something so worthwhile at a young age, it’s always a great day of fun. Barnardos provides a huge number of services in communities across Ireland, but these can only continue with help from the public. The toddle runs throughout June so I would implore anyone with toddlers or wobblers at home to sign up for Barnardos Big Toddle supported by Pipin Pear today.”

Anyone wishing to take part can register today at www.barnardos.ie/bigtoddle.  

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