Archive for March 9th, 2023

Table Quiz At The Oyster Tavern Tonight In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

Table Quiz At The Oyster Tavern Tonight In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

March 9, 2023 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A BIT of late notice with this one, but the Spa/Fenit Branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation are hosting a fundraising table quiz this evening (Thursday). Starting at 8.30pm in The Oyster Tavern, Spa, people are invited to come out and test their general knowledge. Table of four costs just […]

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First year students with the spectacular west Kerry backdrop.

Sponsored: Coláiste Íde To Host Open Day Later This Month

March 9, 2023 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

  COLÁISTE Íde, the all-Irish 7 day boarding school for girls situated in the Dingle Peninsula, is holding an Open Day on Saturday, March 25, from 10am to 4pm. The college provides post-primary education to a very high standard to students. Dedicated teachers and staff along with daily supervised study […]

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Launching this years Wander Wild Festival,  Ireland’s great outdoors festival, which returns to Killarney from 24th-26th March 2023. Nicole O'Brien, left, Claire Tangney and Donal O'Donoghue, and their faithful companions - Bob and Marley, on board the traditional 'Killarney Gap of Dunloe Boats' 
 The unique adventure and wellness festival, is set in the lakes and mountains of the 25,000-acre UNESCO Killarney National Park.  
New additions include a natural ice-bath in the Lakes of Killarney, a 3D sensory tour of the Blue Pool Nature Reserve with a light and sound installation, the premiere of two Irish adventure films, a gourmet food trail, a photo exhibition, and an expanded children’s activity camp.  You can also nourish your inner self with a range of culinary and cultural experiences unique to the area.
For those who want to explore the National Park with the benefit of local knowledge, there are guided hikes, night walks, and pony treks, urban orienteering, photo exhibitions, and self-guided loop walks for families. Wellness enthusiasts can experience Yoga & Light Therapy, Reiki, Yoga, Sunrise Vinyasa, workshops on Handstands, Yin Yoga, and a Strength and Conditioning for Hiking for over 55s. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC*** ISSUED THURSDAY 5th January 2023/ NO REPRO FEE

Sponsored: Fantastic Range Of Events And Activities For Wander Wild Festival

March 9, 2023 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

WHETHER you’re an adrenaline junkie, or a rambler who treks off the beaten track, or are on the search for new mindful experiences, there’s something to suit all wanderers at the Wander Wild Festival, Ireland’s great outdoors festival, which returns to Killarney from  March 24th-26th . The unique adventure and wellness […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to St Vincent de Paul by the Tralee International Bridge Congress were; Claire Carmody from The Rose Hotel, Tom Hardiman, Hugh O Connell President of the Congress, Paddy Kevane SVDP President, Junior Locke SVDP, and Trish Stack.

Bridge Tournament Raises Fund For St Vincent de Paul

March 9, 2023 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

A BRIDGE tournament held in Tralee last month has raised funds for charity. The Tralee International Bridge Congress, which was held in The Rose Hotel from February 24-26, has raised €850 for St. Vincent de Paul. SVDP President Paddy Kevane was on hand to collect the cheque yesterday evening from […]

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'Morning After The Night Before' by photographer Alison Slattery.

Entries Wanted For Exhibition Showing Tralee Through The Lens

March 9, 2023 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you have some great photos taken around Tralee, then you might want to submit them for a photography competition being run by a local café. Entitled ‘Days Like These’, the exhibition, which will be held at Madden’s Cafe on Milk Market Lane, will showcase Tralee through the lens of […]

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Grants Of Over €100,000 For Kerry Projects Under Built Heritage Investment Scheme

Grants Of Over €100,000 For Kerry Projects Under Built Heritage Investment Scheme

March 9, 2023 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY projects are to receive over €100,000 in funding from the Built Heritage Investment Scheme. A total of €101,000 being awarded to 15 projects in Kerry, including €14,000 for the ‘mitigation of damp’ at the former Magdalene Laundry at Baile Mhuire, Balloonagh and €4,500 for same at 10 High Street, Tralee. Other […]

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irector Mo’Connell, sound recordist, Alex O’Brien, & camera assist, Miguel Lonergan
2021 Short Film “Haven” ©ScreenKerry

Kerry Short Film €10,000 Bursary Now Open For Applications

March 9, 2023 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Short Film Bursary 2023 is now open for applications! €10,000 will be awarded to the successful team to produce a short drama or documentary film in the county. This Bursary is funded through Kerry County Council Arts Service and the Arts Council of Ireland to support & encourage […]

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The Tankard won Best Customer Service Kerry at the Irish Restaurant Awards last night. Photo: The Tankard Facebook

The Tankard Wins At Irish Restaurant Awards

March 9, 2023 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tankard in Kilfenora was one of the winners in the Munster Regional Finals the 2023 Irish Restaurant Awards which took place in the Strand Hotel, Limerick, last night. Hundreds people attended the regional events on Wednesday evening, where the top establishments in each county were named. The Tankard won […]

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