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  • Three classics come back to Tralee Omniplex.

    Omniplex To Screen Christmas Classics In December For #BringItBack Season

    TRALEE Omniplex is getting all seasonal with the screening of three classic Christmas movies (and one not so old) as part of their #BringItBack season. This Friday sees them re-screen the much-loved musical, ‘The Greatest Showman’ due to popular demand. Starring Hugh Jackman, the movie was a massive success when released […]

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  • Martin Moore, Paige and Mags Quillinan, Aoife Moynihan, Maura Sullivan, Mary and Deirdre Moore with 'Jazz' launching the Santa Fun Run at Tralee Wetlands on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

    ‘Be A Claus For A Cause’ At The Santa Fun Run

    TRALEE will once again play host to the annual ever-popular Santa Fun Run on Sunday, December 16 and everyone is invited to ‘be a Claus for a cause’. Now in its’ sixth year this event has gone from strength to strength as families get into the Christmas spirit by coming out to participate, […]

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  • On the Shores of Lough Lein, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, where Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin announced  Over €700,000 in Government funding is being allocated  for two Kerry tourism projects, €500,000 of which being  allocated for Tomies Wood carpark and walk in Beaufort.
The Junior Minister also says €208,000 will be used for a major upgrade of the Dingle Way including path maintenance and restoration. The Minister met with various voluntary organisations involved with the Tomies Wood Project, on Tuesday morning, from left, Michael Spillane, Fossa Way, Padruig O’Sullivan, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Niamh O’Shea, President Kerry Branch Irish Hotels Federation, and  Paul O’Neill, President of Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***/20/11/2018

    Two Kerry Tourism Projects Receive €708,000 In Funding

    TWO tourism projects in Kerry have been allocated €708,000 in funding from the State. Local tourism industry chiefs have been working on the development of a looped walk, along the shores of the iconic Lakes of Killarney, which will encompass some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. Confirmation […]

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  • The Britain's Got Talent team are coming back to Tralee.

    ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Auditions In Tralee This Week

    IT’S one of the most popular shows in the UK and Ireland and now you have a chance to audition to see if you have what it takes to be a star. Britain’s Got Talent is looking for people in Tralee and Kerry to head along to auditions in town […]

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  • Gardaí Look For Information On Criminal Damage Incidents

    Gardaí Look For Information On Criminal Damage Incidents

    GARDAI in Tralee are investigating cases of criminal damage on businesses in town over the past couple of weeks. The window of the Phonewatch business on Denny Street was broken between the night of Monday, November 12 and the morning of Tuesday, November 13. Also, Gardai are reiterating their appeal […]

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Other News

Shaun O'Shea of Sigmar Recruitment.

Sigmar Launches Talent Hub In Tralee And Looks To Fill Positions

November 20, 2018 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

TWENTY of the 60 jobs announced a few months ago in Sigmar Recruitment have been filled. The news comes as the company launched its European Talent Hub in Liber House, Monavalley, today. The jobs for the town were announced back in August following the company’s one billion-euro partnership with French giant Groupe […]

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Looking forward to the annual St John's Bazaar were, from left; Vincent O'Sullivan, Eileen Murrihy, Celine O'Callaghan, Nora Maher, Margaret Crean, Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald, Bridie O'Connor, Mary Hayes, John Murphy and Ita Behan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Prizes Up For Grabs At Annual St John’s Parish Bazaar

November 20, 2018 at 10:15 am 0 comments

IT’S that time of year again when people gather over a weekend in KDYS Denny Street for the St. John’s Parish annual Bazaar. Taking place from Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December, as always, there will be plenty on offer – raffles and auctions galore – everything from 2019 […]

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Rose Of Tralee And Mayor To Light Up Tralee For Christmas This Saturday

Rose Of Tralee And Mayor To Light Up Tralee For Christmas This Saturday

November 20, 2018 at 9:50 am 0 comments

THE Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, and the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Graham Spring, will switch on the Christmas Lights in The Square, Tralee at 5pm this Saturday, heralding the start of five weeks of Festive fun in Kerry’s Shopping Capital. Tralee boasts the most colourful and decorative Christmas […]

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Keith Jumper

Warriors Strengthen Squad With New American Signing

November 20, 2018 at 9:37 am 0 comments

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors have signed 24 year old American, Keith Jumper, to their squad ahead of a number of key fixtures in both Super League and the Pat Duffy National Cup in the coming weeks. Jumper, a 6’8’’ power forward from South Carolina, was signed earlier this week, and will […]

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Third year students at Presentation Secondary School in Tralee who received First Aid certificates from the Tralee Branch of the Irish Red Cross on Monday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pres Girls Receive Certificates From Irish Red Cross

November 19, 2018 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

PRESENTATION Secondary School third year students took part in a very worthwhile course earlier this year. They participated in First Aid training provided by the Irish Red Cross in May and received certs on Monday morning. This is a very important life skill for the students to have. They can use […]

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Two Further Arrests Made In Relation To Ongoing Criminal Activies In Killarney Area

Two Further Arrests Made In Relation To Ongoing Criminal Activies In Killarney Area

November 19, 2018 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

FOLLOWING three arrests made last Thursday in Killarney as part of a Criminal Assets Bureau/Kerry Division Money Laundering Operation, a further two related arrests have been made this morning in Clondalkin, and they are being detained in Clondalkin Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. Both […]

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Representatives from Maherees Coastal Area, receiving their award for the Special Awards category, at the IPB 'Pride of Place' awards ceremony in association with Co-operation Ireland at City Hall, Cork.
Included are, Dr Christopher Moran, chairman of Co-operation Ireland, George Jones, chairman of IPB Insurance and Tom Dowling, chairperson of Pride of Place.
Picture: David Keane.

17.11.2018

PHOTOS: Kerry Community Groups Honoured At Pride Of Place Awards

November 19, 2018 at 10:45 am 0 comments

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley has congratulated the three Kerry community groups which were honoured at the annual Irish Public Bodies (IPB) Pride of Place awards held in Cork City Hall on Saturday evening. Blackwater Women’s Group and Maharees Coastal Area received a Special Award for their work while Killorglin’s K-Fest was […]

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Host Deirdre Walsh (centre) with special guests Pamela Flood and Mary O'Donnell at the Radio Kerry Talkabout Tea Party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Looking Stylish At ‘Talkabout’ Event In Ballygarry

November 19, 2018 at 10:20 am 0 comments

THERE was a large attendance at the second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Tea Party’ at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday afternoon for music, fashion, beauty tips and great food. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event was ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women […]

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Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

November 19, 2018 at 10:14 am 0 comments

A FREE event aimed at older people will take place at Tralee Library this week. “Eat Well, Age Well – Healthy Eating for Older People” is a talk by Niamh O’Connor, Dietician and Nutrition Consultant and takes place this Thursday morning at 11am. Topics will include : what does a […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Back To Winning Ways After Victory In Galway

November 19, 2018 at 10:09 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell saw Garvey’s Tralee Warriors get back to winning ways on the road on Saturday night in the Men’s Super League 2018/2019 – Round 7… Maree 92 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 99 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors got back to winning ways with a 99-92 win over Maree at the Calasanctius College […]

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Cllrs Pa Daly and Toireasa Ferris.

Sitting Sinn Fein Cllrs To Contest Local Elections For Tralee Electoral Area Next Year

November 18, 2018 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

CLLRS Pa Daly and Toireasa Ferris will be Sinn Fein’s candidates in the local elections for the Tralee Electoral Area next year. Sinn Féin members met in the River Island Hotel on Saturday evening to select candidates to go forward for next years local elections in the Tralee Municipal District, which comprises both Tralee and […]

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The late Weeshie Fogarty.

Tributes Paid To Broadcasting Legend Weeshie Fogarty

November 18, 2018 at 2:31 pm 1 comment

THERE is great sadness around the county and beyond today at the passing of Weeshie Fogarty. Weeshie was the voice of Kerry sport for many years on Radio Kerry and the station posted a tribute on their facebook page earlier today. It reads; “It is with profound sadness that we […]

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Chloe O'Connor, Ellie McElligott, Claire Fealey and Síofra O'Shea at the Kerry Ladies Football Awards Night in the Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Awards Night Celebrates Year In Kerry Ladies Gaelic Football

November 18, 2018 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

OVER 260 people attended the annual Kerry Ladies Gaelic Football annual awards on Saturday night in the Rose Hotel. It was a night to celebrate the achievements of teams and players at all age levels. Pride of place went to under 14 team who won the Munster title and the […]

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Launching the Memorial Tree for the Kerry Hospice Foundation were Andrea O'Donoghue, Ursula O'Connell, Joe Hennebery, Deirdre Walsh, Marie O'Connell, Eileen Sheehy, Maura Sullivan and Fearghal Grimes. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice And UHK Combine To Host Memorial Tree Ceremony

November 18, 2018 at 11:24 am 0 comments

FOR the first time, University Hospital Kerry and Kerry Hospice Foundation are together hosting a special Christmas event which will also support the continuous wonderful work of the Kerry Hospice Foundation . Deirdre Walsh of Radio Kerry officially launched the Light to Remember Memorial Christmas Tree on Saturday evening. A […]

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Eamonn Browne with 'Beauty' and members of Na Gaeil GAA Club launching their race night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil Under Starters Orders For Annual Race Night

November 18, 2018 at 11:24 am 0 comments

IT’S been a momentous year so far for Na Gaeil GAA Club and they’ll enjoy another great night at the end of the month when they hold their annual race night. Just last weekend they held a 40th anniversary bash at the clubhouse, but the club faithful will be back […]

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Music And Festive Cooking At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council Fundraiser

Music And Festive Cooking At Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council Fundraiser

November 18, 2018 at 11:22 am 0 comments

THE Parents Council of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will present an evening of Festive Cookery by Chef Frank Moynihan at The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on Thursday, November 29, at 8.00pm. The evening will commence at 7.15 pm with music performed by students from the school. In addition to the cookery demonstration there […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 18, 2018 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Happy 200th to Tralee Park Run… @parkrunIE It has to be parkrun day. Jumping joy for parkrun. My video […]

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Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

November 18, 2018 at 11:10 am 0 comments

ABOUT 14 years ago when I was troubled with issues of ‘the mind’, I set out on a quest to solve these issues. I came to the conclusion that if my mind could make me sick, then my mind could also make me better. As a result of this quest […]

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WATCH: Radio Kerry’s Elaine Promotes Tralee In New Video

WATCH: Radio Kerry’s Elaine Promotes Tralee In New Video

November 17, 2018 at 11:32 am 0 comments

A NEW video featuring Elaine Kinsella has been uploaded to Tralee Chamber Alliance’s social media pages. The Radio Kerry’s ‘Full Breakfast’ show presenter is featured in a number of businesses in town telling why Tralee is such a special place. It’s worth a watch below…

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Lorraine Horan with her Milkshake Creative Vision Live prize. Photo by Dermot Crean

Lorraine’s Creativity In Hairdressing Scoops National Award

November 17, 2018 at 11:01 am 0 comments

A BALLYMAC woman was thrilled on Sunday night when she won a national award in Dublin for her creativity in a hairdressing colour competition. Lorraine Horan is the manager of House Of Glamour on Castle Street and she was one of five finalists from all over Ireland — out of […]

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Launching the Christmas Marquee On The Mall were, in front, Lisa Curran, with musicians Owen Rua, Daragh Breen, Conor Breen and Lucy White and Dovile Baltoniene of the Scotia Ensemble. Photo by Dermot Crean

Marquee On The Mall To Bring Christmas Cheer To Shoppers

November 17, 2018 at 11:00 am 0 comments

CAROL Singers and musicians will quite literally be covered during the Festive Season in Tralee with the introduction of an all-weather marquee on the Mall on the weeks leading up to Christmas. Tralee Chamber Alliance, with the assistance of the Kerry County Council Community Support Fund, will present a varied […]

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Caroline O'Connell, Anne Savage, Colette Commane and Andrea Brosnan at the O'Brennan NS 150th anniversary celebrations in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night To Celebrate O’Brennan School’s 150th Anniversary

November 17, 2018 at 10:59 am 0 comments

THE 150th anniversary celebrations continued for all at O’Brennan NS on Friday night when a special barbecue took place in Ballygarry House Hotel. Earlier that day there was a great turnout in the school hall for a special ceremony to mark the milestone (click here for previous story) where pupils […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Lucy O'Sullivan Michael O'Gara and Tiernan Brosnan who were runners-up in the ISTA Science Quiz at the IT Tralee on Thursday night, with teachers Mary Enright and Sheila McCarthy. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Schools Compete In ISTA Science Quiz At IT Tralee

November 17, 2018 at 10:59 am 0 comments

THERE were 21 teams representing around 10 schools from all over the county taking part in the ISTA regional quiz on Thursday night at the south campus at IT Tralee. Tralee schools were represented by a number of teams from both CBS The Green and Mercy Mounthawk and one of […]

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Robert Beasley and Tom Barry at Sinn Féin's candidates in the Listowel Electoral Area next year.

Kerry Sinn Fein Chooses Candidates For Listowel Electoral Area

November 17, 2018 at 10:58 am 0 comments

THE Sinn Fein candidates to go forward for next year’s local elections in the Listowel Electoral Area were chosen last night at the Listowel Arms Hotel. Nominations for sitting councillors Robert Beasley and Tom Barry were the only ones received before the deadline. Robert Beasley from Ballybunion has been involved in Sinn Féin since […]

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Know Your Rights: GP Visit Card For Carers

November 17, 2018 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I am a full-time carer for my mother. I don’t qualify for a medical card but I’ve heard that a GP visit card for carers is now available. How […]

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The Grinch

McCann At The Movies: ‘The Grinch’ Is Sweet And Sugary Colourful Fun

November 17, 2018 at 10:57 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘The Grinch’ is a charming yuletide tale that will please the younger members of the family… SIX weeks away from Christmas and with ‘The Nutcracker’ already getting the feast of festive film underway, this week the whole family headed to Tralee Omniplex to catch the latest in […]

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Teachers Mary Slattery, Michelle Broderick, Andrea Brosnan and Principal Barry O'Leary with pupils at the O'Brennan NS 150th celebrations on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: O’Brennan NS Hosts 150th Birthday Celebrations

November 16, 2018 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

HUNDREDS of people converged on the O’Brennan NS school gym on Friday as a special celebration was held to mark its 150th anniversary. Pupils and their families were joined past pupils and teachers for the event which showed how far the school has come since it was founded back in […]

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Fifth and sixth year students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí who took part in Stand Up Week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Holds Pride Day To Show Support For LGBTI+ Students

November 16, 2018 at 3:15 pm 1 comment

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí students took part in Stand Up Week where they showed the inclusive nature of the school. They ran a Lá Bród/Pride Day on Friday were students were asked to dress up as a colour of the rainbow flag. “Such a small gesture can be incredibly meaningful in creating […]

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Frank and Catriona Ryall in the video (see below).

WATCH: Three Generations Of Tralee Family Describe Why Ballygarry Is Special As Hotel Turns 60

November 16, 2018 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

BALLYGARRY House Hotel turned 60 this week and they are quite rightly celebrating this wonderful milestone. The hotel, which began life as ‘The Manhattan Hotel’, opened its doors on November 14, 1958, and it has become a much-loved venue for all occasions over the years. This week they posted up […]

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Brid Shanahan, Aisling Fitzgibbon (daughter of Martha Brassil) and Denise Buckley at the Mercy Mounthawk Intercultural Night on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fitting Tribute To Martha At Mercy Mounthawk Intercultural Night

November 16, 2018 at 10:46 am 0 comments

THERE was a fantastic turnout at Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday night for an Intercultural Night to in memory of Martha Brassil. The much-loved teacher passed away in May of this year and hundreds of students and parents enjoyed a wonderful night which was a great tribute to the work she […]

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