Archive for August 23rd, 2018

Contestants Rachel Quirke, Chantelle O'Sullivan, Sinead Kennedy and Sarah O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Final Preparations In Place For A Stellar Strictly Night At The Dome

August 23, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two more sleeps until the Dome hosts over 1,000 people for the eighth Austin Stacks GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. The 14 couples are ready to rock in what should be an amazing night of entertainment on Saturday beginning at 8pm (doors open at 7pm). The judges were announced […]

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Cake Sale At UHK This Friday For Brighter Communities

Cake Sale At UHK This Friday For Brighter Communities

August 23, 2018 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the fantastic response to the last cake sale held at the Bon Secours Hospital, it’ll be the turn of University Hospital Kerry to host the next one on this Friday morning. Joan O’Regan and six other volunteers from Tralee will be travelling to Kenya to work with the charity […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher with Lorna and Brendan Enright in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Festival Marks Brendan And Lorna’s Years Of Work In The Rose Garden

August 23, 2018 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUSBAND and wife team of gardeners received a small gift from the Rose of Tralee Festival on Wednesday to mark their upcoming retirement. Brendan and Lorna Enright, who live in Causeway, have been tending to the Rose Garden in the town park since it was created in 1986 but […]

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Two New Warriors Ready For Superleague Battle

Two New Warriors Ready For Superleague Battle

August 23, 2018 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors have sent for reinforcements after the departure of Trae Pemberton and Goran Pantovic. Two new players joining the club for the coming season are 6’5 forward Jordan Evans from Houston, Texas and 6’5 power forward Janis Dumburs from Cesis, Latvia. So it’s all shaping up nicely for the opening […]

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Dancing in the wind… Fiddle player Mairtín Ó’Cathasaigh, Helena Brosnan and  Mairtín O’Cathasaigh, performers with Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland opens its world premiere of ‘An Ghaoth Aniar’ – The Wind from the West on Wednesday 22nd August. This new production marks 50 years since the first summer season of performances by the National Folk Theatre, An Ghaoth Aniar, is a new production which takes inspiration from the West of Ireland's strong cultural traditions and from the wild natural sounds of the western Irish seascape.  This production will weave a story across time and cultural traditions through traditional Irish music, song, and dance.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Ten Night Run Of New Production Begins At Siamsa Tíre

August 23, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland had its world premiere of An Ghaoth Aniar – The Wind from the West on Wednesday night. This new production — which runs nightly until August 31 — marks 50 years since the first summer season of performances by the National Folk Theatre, combining old favourite traditional […]

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