Archive for March 22nd, 2018

John Kennny pictured on film location on Ballybunion Beach Co Kerry this week on the film  All Washed Up which is the new short film by writer and producer Keith Bogue.. 
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FILM INFO All Washed Up is the new short film by writer and producer Keith Bogue. Filmed over three days in Ballybunion, it is being directed by Ivan McMahon and starring Jon Kenny in the lead role. The film is being financed by the Limerick city of Culture 2014. It is hoped that the film will be completed in time for the Richard Harris International Film Festival in Limerick at the end of October. The rest of the film will be shot on location in Limerick city and county. Producer and author of the film Keith Bogue has expressed his thanks to the people of Ballybunion for all the help they have extended to him. The cast and crew were resident in the Ballybunion Golf Holiday Homes. Director Ivan McMahon is delighted with the wild natural beauty of Ladies beach; where the film was shot. Sharon OÕKeeffe from the Kerry Screen Commission, Arts Office, Kerry County Council was not surprised that they chose North Kerry and BallybunionÕs iconic beach, ÔWe are delighted they chose Kerry for this scene. This year there have been numerous shoots throughout the county. KerryÕs dramatic landscape and seascape are a natural attraction for producers and directorsÕ.

Applications Open For €15,000 Short Film Bursary

March 22, 2018 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  FILMMAKING in Kerry is set to receive a boost with the recent announcement of a new short film bursary by Kerry County Council and The Arts Council. The Film Bursary Award is set as a grant valued at €15,000 for 2018 and aims to foster talent, creativity and activity […]

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Tralee Woman Asks People To Support Autism Awareness Campaign

Tralee Woman Asks People To Support Autism Awareness Campaign

March 22, 2018 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE mother is part of an Autism Awareness campaign to be officially launched next Monday on Snapchat. Lisa Curran, who has a young son with autism, is asking people to support the ‘Through Their Eyes’ campaign which has seen a promo video with a song written by Killarney man […]

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Two Tralee Businesses Make Image Beauty Awards Shortlist

Two Tralee Businesses Make Image Beauty Awards Shortlist

March 22, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee businesses have made the shortlist in the prestigious Image Magazine Business Of Beauty Awards. Nádúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel and Expose Beauty Lounge, Tralee are both in the shortlist for the awards which take place next month. Nádúr Spa is in the Best Spa category while Expose […]

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Principal of CBS The Green Anne O'Callaghan with Billy Keane and Mark Ryall at the production of 'Sive' at CBS The Green on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Full House As CBS Students Tread The Boards For ‘Sive’

March 22, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE Transition Year students at Tralee CBS  took to the stage for their production of the John B Keane classic ‘Sive’ last night in front of a packed hall at the school. Directed by Ellen McGillycuddy, the students had been preparing for months and thankfully all those rehearsals paid off […]

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The cast of Light Opera Society of Tralee's 'Little Shop Of Horrors' at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’ Opens At Siamsa Tíre

March 22, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE cast of ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’ took to the stage for the opening performance of a four night run at Siamsa Tire last night. Recognised as one of the all-time great comedy musicals, the production is presented by the multi-award-winning Light Opera Society of Tralee (LOST), and directed by […]

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In front; Aoife Hickey, Mary O'Connell, Aisling O'Connell, Coach Del White, Rachel Kilgallen, Alannah O'Sullivan. Back from left; Mayor of Tralee and Presentation teacher Norma Foley, Lisa Curran, Maryanne Fleming, Sarah Barrett and Ciara Rath, Principal Chrissie Kelly and Deputy Principal Sandra Moore. Photo by Dermot Crean

Double-Winning Presentation Basketballers Honoured By School

March 22, 2018 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE feats of the U16 basketball team at Presentation were acknowledged at the school on Wednesday with a presentation from the Board of Management. The girls won the league and Cup All-Ireland double in the space of five weeks back in January/February at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght, which […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Croí And Oyster Tavern Manager Win At Irish Restaurant Awards

March 22, 2018 at 9:57 am 1 comment

THERE were two local winners at the regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards which took place in the Radisson Blu, Little Island, Cork, last night. Croí Restaurant in The Square won Best Kerry Newcomer while Jim McGrath of The Oyster Tavern in the Spa won Best Restaurant Manager in Kerry […]

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