Archive for October 6th, 2017

McCann At The Movies: Fascinating Drama Is Not To Be Pooh-Poohed

McCann At The Movies: Fascinating Drama Is Not To Be Pooh-Poohed

October 6, 2017 at 9:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann says Goodbye Christopher Robin is a great drama elevated by remarkable performances by the two leads…. Directed by Simon Curtis, ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ deals with the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose stuffed toys gave rise to […]

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Welcoming the awarding of the Purple Flag to Tralee a few weeks ago were Jean Foley and Frank Hartnett of Kerry County Council, Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

What The Purple Flag Judges Thought Of Tralee

October 6, 2017 at 5:03 pm 1 comment

TRALEE is above the standard when it comes to offering a broad appeal to visitors and locals with a vibrant choice and rich mix of offerings at night, according to the judges who awarded Purple Flag status to Tralee recently. They were impressed by the strong visible Garda presence between […]

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Colm Cooper at the launch of his autobiography in the Gleneagle Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Launch Of Colm Cooper’s Autobiography

October 6, 2017 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

MORE than 800 people were in Killarney’s Gleneagle Hotel last night for the launch of Colm Cooper’s autobiography. The Kerry GAA legend signed copies of ‘Gooch’ for up to two hours before taking the stage where MC Michael Lyster interviewed Colm about the book and his career. Also interviewed were […]

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David Clifford about to take the stage at the Kerry minor team homecoming at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

David Clifford Is Staying In Kerry

October 6, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

ACCORDING to media reports this morning, Kerry minor football star David Clifford will be staying in the county and will not be disappearing down under to the AFL. After talks with Eamonn Fitzmaurice, the 18-year-old forward will attempt to make inroads into the Kerry senior team this coming year says […]

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Kerry Film Festival presented the Maureen O'Hara award to 2017 recipient Director and Editor Emer Reynolds at a ceremony in Dublin October 4.  Local Kerry ceramic artist Amy Smith was proud to create the award which recipient Director Emer Reynolds holds here.

Kerry Film Festival Presents 2017 Maureen O’Hara Award

October 6, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Film Festival presented the 2017 Maureen O’Hara Award to director Emer Reynolds (The Farthest), in celebration of her enormous contribution to the film industry. The Maureen O’Hara Award for this year — presented to Emer Reynolds by Maeve McGrath, Artistic Director of Kerry Film Festival — was created […]

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Tralee’s Live Register Figure Falls Again According To CSO Figures

Tralee’s Live Register Figure Falls Again According To CSO Figures

October 6, 2017 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of people signing on the Live Register in Tralee has dropped by 289 last month, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. It shows there were 3,916 people signing on in Tralee in September compared to 4,205 in August, almost a seven per cent drop, […]

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Members of Camp Community Council with Mayor of Kerry John Sheahan and Director of Services At Kerry County Council, John Breen (back) at the launch of the Kerry 2016 Centenary Programme Book & DVD at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Book And DVD Recalling Kerry’s 1916 Commemorations Launched

October 6, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE 1916 commemorations held across Kerry last year were recalled and celebrated on Thursday evening at the launch of a new book and DVD on the Easter Rising centenary year in the county at the Rose Hotel. Kerry County Council has produced a unique record of the almost 100 commemorative […]

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Katie-Anne Harris, Clodagh Harrington and Doireann O'Carroll before going on stage for the opening night of the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of West Side Story at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Eight Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

October 6, 2017 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

Sport, musicals, beauty event and more coming up this weekend. Here’s a few things to do… Friday 1. Classic photography… If you have some time to spare, Tralee Library is hosting this year’s Press Photographers Association of Ireland [PPAI] Photojournalism Exhibition. A selection of Ireland’s best examples of press photography from Ireland and […]

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