Articles by: Fergus Dennehy

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TV Architect Dermot Bannon To Visit Tralee This Month

September 21, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

  RTE’S ‘Room To Improve’ architect Dermot Bannon is getting ready to visit Tralee this coming week as part of an event organised by the Bank of Ireland. He will visit the Fels Point Hotel on the night of Thursday, September 24, where he will meet home buyers from around the […]

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Helpful Stress And Anxiety Talk To Take Place In The Meadowlands Hotel This Month

Helpful Stress And Anxiety Talk To Take Place In The Meadowlands Hotel This Month

September 21, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

  A TALK designed to help people deal more effectively with stress and anxiety will be taking place in the Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday, September 24, with free entry on the night. The ‘Outsmart Stress & Anxiety’ talk will be given by Counselling Psychologist Marianne Wall from ‘Smart Psychology’ and […]

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Siamsa Tíre To Stage School Edition Of Les Misérables

Siamsa Tíre To Stage School Edition Of Les Misérables

September 21, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

  SIAMSA Tire is set to stage one of the world’s best known musicals when it shows the stage edition of Les Misérables from September 24 to September 26 at 8pm each night. The musical, which will be presented by the award-winning Light Opera Society of Tralee (LOST), is set to […]

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PHOTOS: Crowds Enjoy ‘Shaun The Sheep’ And Writers Club Performances On Culture Night

PHOTOS: Crowds Enjoy ‘Shaun The Sheep’ And Writers Club Performances On Culture Night

September 20, 2015 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IN the end, the weather kept its promise and the rain stayed away on Friday night, thus leaving everyone else to enjoy the much anticipated culture night taking place all around the town. One of the biggest draws of the night was the special open air cinema which was showing […]

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Tralee Man Poised To Win €10,000 If Kerry Lift Sam

Tralee Man Poised To Win €10,000 If Kerry Lift Sam

September 18, 2015 at 6:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man finds himself poised to win a small fortune if the final piece of this long-term bet comes to fruition over the weekend. Ballybeggan’s David Culloty placed the the €100 bet close to 10 months ago and is now just under 48 hours away from finding if he will […]

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Bernie Summers showing off the Euro Focus Kerry display on Castle Street on Tuesday evening. Photo by Fergus Dennehy.

PHOTOS: More Businesses Go Green And Gold Ahead Of Final

September 18, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

IF you hadn’t already guessed it, there’s a bit of a match coming up this weekend in Croke Park. Local businesses have been out and about putting the last touches on their displays as they show their support for the Kerry team, with excitement and hype surrounding the final clash […]

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Culture Night 2015

Tralee’s Culture Night Set To Be An Exciting Night For All

September 18, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE wait is almost over for those looking forward to Culture Night which takes place tonight. There will be a whole range of exciting things happening over the course of the day and night, with members of the public encouraged to come down and experience something a little different. All events […]

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Launching the Tralee Food Festival were, from left: Niall Harty (Caveman Food Company), Frank Hartnett (Kerry County Council), Jean Foley (Kerry County Council), Noal Keane (Chef), John Drummey, Thomas O'Connor (Transition Kerry), Niamh Ni Goold (Transition Kerry) and Kieran Ruttledge (Tralee Chamber Alliance). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Food Festival Will Tickle Your Taste Buds This Weekend

September 18, 2015 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IF the football isn’t your thing or you’ve just decided to stay around town for the weekend, then you will definitely need check out Tralee Food Festival set to place this weekend. This will be the first ever year of the event which is set to run from Friday, September 18 […]

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Tralee Gardaí Investigating Break-In At Heiton Buckley Yard In Clash

Tralee Gardaí Investigating Break-In At Heiton Buckley Yard In Clash

September 17, 2015 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  A NUMBER of chainsaws were stolen and a window broken after a break in at the Heiton Buckley site at the Clash Industrial Estate over the weekend. The robbery occurred sometime between the hours of lunchtime on Saturday and the early hours of Monday morning. Gardaí are currently investigating the break […]

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PHOTOS: Mark Hamill Was Pulling Pints In Portmagee Last Night

PHOTOS: Mark Hamill Was Pulling Pints In Portmagee Last Night

September 17, 2015 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

LEGENDARY Star Wars actor Mark Hamill took a break from his hectic filming schedule last night to try his hand at a different kind of trick when he was filmed pulling pints in The Bridge Bar, Portmagee last night. The Luke Skywalker actor is down around these parts as he […]

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Derek Kidney, outside his 'Kerry Shop' on Rock Street has everything that a supporter might need. Photo by Fergus Dennehy.

PHOTOS: Green And Gold Galore As Local Businesses Show Their Support Ahead Of The Final

September 17, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a great sense of excitement all around the town as the day of the All Ireland Final clash with Dublin approaches with local businesses keen to show their support to the team ahead of the match. TraleeToday.ie were out and about yesterday afternoon capturing a selection of the […]

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VIDEO: Hear Tralee Band Rouge’s Catchy Song ‘The Gooch & His Boots’

VIDEO: Hear Tralee Band Rouge’s Catchy Song ‘The Gooch & His Boots’

September 17, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE band Rouge, featuring Paudie Hobbert, have recorded quite a catchy song ahead of the upcoming All-Ireland Final clash with Dublin. Entitled ‘The Gooch & His Boots’, it tells the tale of Kerry’s trip through this year’s championship where they beat Tipperary Cork, Kildare and Tyrone along the way. There are a […]

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Building On John Joe Sheehy Road Goes On The Market for €1.25m

Building On John Joe Sheehy Road Goes On The Market for €1.25m

September 16, 2015 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL RETAIL complex located near the centre of the town that features with it 23 apartments has gone on sale by private treaty with the market price for €1.25m. The complex is located on John Joe Sheehy Road and is made up of an 8,000 square feet ground floor retail […]

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Barry John Keane, in hot pursuit of Dublin's Cian O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

The Bidding War For An All-Ireland Ticket Has Gone Over The €2,000 Mark On eBay

September 15, 2015 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S fair to say that spare tickets for the upcoming All Ireland Final between Kerry and Dublin are few and far between at the moment. The clash of the two heavyweights has left those GAA fans lucky enough to have secured a ticket, salivating at the thought of the match […]

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VIDEO: Watch This Freestyle Player Pull Off Some Amazing Skills In Kerry Jersey

VIDEO: Watch This Freestyle Player Pull Off Some Amazing Skills In Kerry Jersey

September 15, 2015 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH skills like this, you’d definitely know that this young man has some Kerry blood in him! Daniel Dennehy is a 3x Irish freestyle champion who was raised in Dublin, but who spent three years living here in Kerry with his Kingdom-born father. With the All-Ireland Final now fast approaching, […]

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VIDEO: Lifestyle Sports Team Upload Rugby World Cup #ForVictory Video

VIDEO: Lifestyle Sports Team Upload Rugby World Cup #ForVictory Video

September 15, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Manor West Lifestyle Sports team have shot and uploaded a ‘Drop Kick Goal Challenge’ video as part of the #ForVictory campaign around the upcoming Rugby World Cup. With Ireland set to kick off their RWC this coming Saturday, September 19, the #ForVictory hashtag has been adopted by many of the […]

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PHOTOS: Good Weekend For Star-Spotting In Town’s Pubs

PHOTOS: Good Weekend For Star-Spotting In Town’s Pubs

September 14, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a good weekend for celebrity spotting in town as a soccer legend and star of a famous US reality show were spotted out on the town. Former Republic of Ireland, Arsenal, Manchester City and Sunderland player, was spotted over the weekend enjoying a night out with friends. Eagle-eyed fans […]

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VIDEO: Killorglin Man’s Kerry GAA Song Goes Viral

VIDEO: Killorglin Man’s Kerry GAA Song Goes Viral

September 14, 2015 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

ONE Kerry man is certainly getting into the swing of things in the build up to the upcoming All Ireland Final after he penned quite a catchy ‘tune’ about what he predicts will happen in our showdown with the ‘mighty dubs’. Killorglin’s James Flynn recently put pen to paper on […]

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Tralee Credit Union Helps Irish Red Cross’ Refugee Appeal

Tralee Credit Union Helps Irish Red Cross’ Refugee Appeal

September 14, 2015 at 11:03 am 1 comment

THE Tralee Credit Union has opened an account in their branch through which donations can be made to help the Irish Red Cross with their work during the refugee crisis. “Over the last week we have seen in the media the devastation of thousands of people risking their lives to […]

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Tralee Man Appointed To Top Marketing Job With Leading Company

Tralee Man Appointed To Top Marketing Job With Leading Company

September 12, 2015 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has been appointed as the Senior Brand and Shopper Marketing Manager for one of Ireland’s leading provider of high quality skin care products. Paddy Carmody from the Kerries area, a graduate of the IT Tralee, will now be responsible for all of the marketing operations here in Ireland […]

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Some Great Acts Set To Play Christie Hennessy Celebration

Some Great Acts Set To Play Christie Hennessy Celebration

September 12, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE dates and some of the acts have been announced for the annual Christie Hennessy Celebration, which will take place in the Fels Point Hotel later this year. The ever popular music event will take place on October 30 and 31, with a whole host of various acts and musicians lined up […]

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At The Movies: Tom Hardy Excels In Stylish Biopic Of London Gangsters

At The Movies: Tom Hardy Excels In Stylish Biopic Of London Gangsters

September 12, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

At The Movies: Legend THE Tralee Omniplex saw the first national screening/premiere of Tom Hardy’s latest film ‘Legend’ on Tuesday, in which he portrays both of the  infamous East London Kray Twins. TraleeToday.ie was lucky enough to be invited along to this showing of the gangster biopic about the lives of […]

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All aboard for the Volunteer Ireland Awards: Previous winners Jim Kavanagh, Volunteer with the Chernobyl Children’s Foundation and Stephen O’Gara, Volunteer with the Irish Coast Guard launch this year’s Volunteer Ireland Awards which are open for nominations until 16th October. See www.volunteer.ie for more info.
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Photography: Conor Healy Photography

Kerry Volunteer Centre Looks For Nominations For National Awards

September 11, 2015 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Volunteer Centre is calling for the public for local nominations for the eighth annual Volunteer Ireland Awards. The Volunteer Ireland Awards are open to volunteers of all ages working in any part of Ireland and there are ten different award categories, along with the prestigious Christine Buckley Volunteer […]

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Kerry Photographers Encouraged To Enter Monument Photography Competition

Kerry Photographers Encouraged To Enter Monument Photography Competition

September 11, 2015 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY photographers are being actively encouraged to enter into a photography competition in which they will need to take their best possible photo of local monuments and then upload them to the competition page for judging. The ‘Wiki Loves Monuments’ competition is an international photo competition and is scheduled […]

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It's on the move...saying goodbye to the Tourist Information Kiosk in The Mall for another year are Tralee Chamber Alliance CEO Kieran Ruttledge with Triona Houlihan, James Finnegan, Michael Kelly, Eddie Bailey, Bridget O'Connell and Natacha Rocheteau. Photo by Dermot Crean

Another Successful Year For The Tourist Kiosk

September 11, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee tourist information kiosk, which is now in its fourth year of operations, last week closed the door again until next summer, but not before it enjoyed one of its most fruitful seasons yet. The kiosk, located in the very heart of the town, was manned by 32 volunteers over the […]

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Tralee Red Cross To Hold Night At The Dogs

Tralee Red Cross To Hold Night At The Dogs

September 11, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Red Cross are set to go to the dogs this coming weekend as part of their fundraising activities for their new HQ building. The local branch of the organisation are hoping a big crows shows up at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium at 7pm this Saturday night September 12 where there will be […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Woman Alanna Encourages Speaking Up In Suicide Awareness Clip

VIDEO: Tralee Woman Alanna Encourages Speaking Up In Suicide Awareness Clip

September 10, 2015 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  TODAY, September 10, marks ‘World Suicide Prevention Day’ and with this in mind, one local woman has taken the time to upload a short clip promoting suicide awareness. Alanna Diggin recently uploaded the clip in which she asks people to take the time to ask themselves or someone they […]

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Group Takes Sign Language Course To Help Communicate Better With Fellow Residents

Group Takes Sign Language Course To Help Communicate Better With Fellow Residents

September 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

RESIDENTS of a local estate have recently completed their ten week long course to learn the basics of sign language. The people of Croilar Na Mistealach estate and members of the wider community have been coming together once a week over the last number of months to learn the skills. […]

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One Of Town’s Best Known Shops To Close This Weekend

One Of Town’s Best Known Shops To Close This Weekend

September 10, 2015 at 11:41 am 2 comments

ONE of the most well known shops in Tralee is getting set to close its doors this coming weekend. Galvin’s shop on Rock Street has been a mainstay of the town since it first opened its doors back in the 1920’s and even to those who have never stepped foot inside […]

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PHOTOS: Guests Enjoy National Premiere Of ‘Legend’  At The Omniplex

PHOTOS: Guests Enjoy National Premiere Of ‘Legend’ At The Omniplex

September 9, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Omniplex last night hosted the exclusive national screening/premiere of one of the most exciting and anticipated films of the year in Tom Hardy’s ‘Legend’. The omniplex was celebrating its eighth year in its new location at Fels Point and marked it by treating invited guests from the media and business community […]

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