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WATCH: See The Trailer For The Movie ‘Joyride’ Filmed In Kerry

WATCH: See The Trailer For The Movie ‘Joyride’ Filmed In Kerry

July 1, 2022 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

NEXT Tuesday sees the premiere of ‘Joyride’ — the movie starring Olivia Colman and filmed in Kerry last summer —at the Galway Film Fleadh. The trailer for the movie has been uploaded to YouTube. Do you recognise any of the locations? Joyride will go on general release at the end […]

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Launching the fundraiser for Phoenix Women's Centre's Women's Shed were, front from left; Rita O'Sullivan (Chairperson), Noreen Greaney, Jackie Lythgoe, Eva Walsh. Back from left; Mary Tarrant Lynch, Mandy Landers, Marian Fitzgerald, Sheila Martin (Secretary) and Margaret Carey. Photo by Dermot Crean

Phoenix Centre To Launch ‘Women’s Shed’ This Month

July 1, 2022 at 11:37 am 0 comments

THE Phoenix Women’s Centre is holding an official launch later this month as it prepares to expand its range of activities, training programmes, workshops, and events. The centre, located at Market Place on Maine Street in Tralee, will now be known as the Phoenix Women’s Centre and Shed. The Centre will still be […]

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Four Men And A Dog will play a concert at the festival in Castleisland this October.

Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival Line-Up Revealed

July 1, 2022 at 11:36 am 0 comments

THE Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival will this year celebrate its 30th year in existence and to mark this milestone they are beginning the Castleisland festival on Thursday, October 27 until Monday, October 31. There’s a packed line-up of events over the five days with top artists to perform. Headline concerts […]

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Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

June 30, 2022 at 9:34 am 0 comments

THE people of Keel and the wider community are set to remember the late Damien Foley with a memorial walk on Sunday, July 10. Beginning at Keel GAA grounds at 10am, Damien‘s family, friends and neighbours will walk the Keel Loop Walk to mark what would have been the occasion […]

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Olivia Colman (Joy) and Charlie Reid (Mully) in Joyride which goes on general release later this month.

Movie Filmed In Tralee Area To Premiere Next Week

June 30, 2022 at 9:27 am 0 comments

A MOVIE filmed in Tralee and around Kerry last summer will have its premiere next week in Galway. ‘Joyride’, starring Oscar-winning actor Olivia Colman, will premiere as the opening film at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh on Tuesday July 5, before going on general release on July 29. Written by […]

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Two Music Acts To Play In Old Chapel At Moyderwell Tonight

Two Music Acts To Play In Old Chapel At Moyderwell Tonight

June 29, 2022 at 9:07 am 0 comments

TONIGHT will see vocal harmony trio Rufous Nightjar and Canadian duo Mama’s Broke play in Tralee as part of their national tour. The venue for this show is the old convent chapel (Tobar Naofa), Moyderwell, and this event from nonfaction is supported by Kerry County Council through their Arts Act Grant and […]

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Professional Performers Invited To Apply For Live Performance Scheme

Professional Performers Invited To Apply For Live Performance Scheme

June 27, 2022 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

A FOURTH round of the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme (LLPPS) has been announced and applications are invited from people wishing to avail of the funding. The aim of the scheme is to support employment opportunities for professional performers and technicians across every town, city and county in Ireland and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 26, 2022 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Another step towards the full opening… Kerry County Council was delighted to have Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD and Minister […]

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Open Call Deadline For Culture Night Events Extended

Open Call Deadline For Culture Night Events Extended

June 26, 2022 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

THE Arts Office at Kerry County Council has extended the Open Call deadline for Culture Night Kerry 2022 programme to 5pm on Thursday, July 7. The 17th edition of Culture Night will take place on Friday, September 23 and the early call out went out to anyone interested in organising […]

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Finnegan On Films: Gender Wars, An Acting Masterclass And Dinosaurs

Finnegan On Films: Gender Wars, An Acting Masterclass And Dinosaurs

June 25, 2022 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there’s a mixed bag of films on the box tonight… When a plot against a prominent Middle Eastern politician is uncovered, David Pollock (Gregory Peck), a Professor of Ancient Hieroglyphics at Oxford University, is recruited to help expose the scheme, as can only happen […]

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Róisín Reidy and Amy Naughton looking forward to performing in Positive Dead People in Madden's next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Nights Of Drama From Hy-Breasal Players At Maddens

June 24, 2022 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THIS July sees local drama group, Hy-Breasal Players, perform for three nights in Madden’s Coffeehouse. Taking place on July 6th, 7th and 8th, at 8pm each night, the evenings kick off with two of Frank Houlihan’s Strong Coffee plays: ‘Communion’ and ‘Conception’. These played to popular acclaim in the Ballymac […]

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Michelle Greaney and Mary Gardiner are joined by local runners to launch the 3k Road Race to take place on June 24. Photo by Dermot Crean

3k Road Race This Friday To Help Mary’s Fundraising Campaign

June 23, 2022 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget that a road race to support Mary Gardiner’s 100km in 30 days campaign for Breast Cancer Ireland takes place on this Friday night.. Michelle Greaney from MG Coaching is organising the 3k run which takes place at 7pm in Blennerville. The route takes runners from the bridge at Blennerville, […]

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Fundraising Table Quiz For Phoenix Women’s Centre

Fundraising Table Quiz For Phoenix Women’s Centre

June 23, 2022 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TABLE quiz will take place this Friday night at The Klub Bar in the Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Clubhouse for a great cause. The Phoenix Women’s Centre will host the fun night to raise funds for the service which is based at Maine Street in Tralee. Test your trivia knowledge […]

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Caitriona O'Sullivan' star continues to rise.

Tralee Music Artist Gets Her Own TV Show

June 23, 2022 at 10:38 am 1 comment

A TRALEE singer-songwriter will have her own TV music show broadcast from next Monday. ‘The Caitriona O’Sullivan Show’ will feature the well known artist presenting country, rock n roll, Irish, folk and showband music videos, interviews with special guests from the world of showbiz. It will also feature acoustic songs […]

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Donal Dineen Brings ‘Backstory’ To Tralee Venue

Donal Dineen Brings ‘Backstory’ To Tralee Venue

June 22, 2022 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of Ireland’s most respected DJs and the driving force behind the cult 90s TV show ‘No Disco’, Donal Dineen returns to Tralee this weekend. ‘Backstory’ is a night of dancing tunes and original visuals hosted by the Rathmore native at Croí Restaurant on Princes Street on Friday, June 24, […]

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Morrissey Announces Date At The INEC

June 21, 2022 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

BRITISH singer-songwriter Morrissey has announced a show at the Gleneagle INEC in Killarney on Saturday, September 24. It is his only Irish date this year as part of his UK and Ireland tour. Tickets for the INEC, Killarney are priced from €48.05 (including booking fee) and go on sale this Thursday […]

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Jiggy will play Féile Lughnasadh in Milltown this summer.

Another Top Trad Act To Play Féile Lughnasadh in Milltown

June 20, 2022 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A TOP trad act will play a free concert as part of the Féile Lughnasadh which takes place in Milltown from July 28th to 31st. Having already secured Sharon Shannon to play at the free, family-friendly festival on the Saturday night, the organizing committee are delighted to announce that ‘Jiggy’ […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Thrilling Set Of Movies On The Box Tonight

Finnegan On Films: A Thrilling Set Of Movies On The Box Tonight

June 18, 2022 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan says there is quite a diverse selection of film types available with today’s television films… Let’s start with Charade (Saturday 2.40pm RTE1) which has been described as the best Hitchcock film Hitchcock never made. After Regina (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the dashing Peter Joshua (Cary […]

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Rose Ball Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

Rose Ball Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

June 16, 2022 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

TICKETS for the 2022 Rose Ball are set to go on sale this Friday, June 17. The event will take place on Friday, August 19, at the Kerry Sports Academy at the Munster Technological University’s North Campus in Tralee. Ticket prices are €200 per person and go on sale on […]

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Michelle Greaney and Mary Gardiner are joined by local runners to launch the 3k Road Race to take place on June 24. Photo by Dermot Crean

3k Road Race To Help Mary Raise Funds For Breast Cancer Ireland

June 15, 2022 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

A ROAD race will take place in Tralee next week to support Mary Gardiner’s 100km in 30 days campaign for Breast Cancer Ireland. Michelle Greaney from MG Coaching is organising the run which takes place on Friday, June 24 at 7pm in Blennerville. The route takes runners from the bridge at […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming Summer Concert in aid of Recovery Haven were, in front; Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Dermot Crowley of Recovery Haven and Thomas O'Callaghan, musician. At back; Marian Barnes, Maurenn O'Brien and Marisa Reidy of Recovery Haven with musicians Fergus Courtney and Stephen O'Flaherty. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gala Summer Concert For A Great Cause At Ballyroe This Sunday

June 14, 2022 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still tickets available for a wonderful night of music for a great cause this weekend. Cancer Support Charity Recovery Haven Kerry join forces with a number of Kerry musicians and singers for the gala summer concert at Tralee’s Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday, June 19. This much-anticipated concert will […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 12, 2022 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Well done lads… Members of Born To Run (Tralee Marathon Club) pictured at last weekend’s Cork City Marathon. L to R […]

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Finnegan On Films: Saturday Night Romance And Action On The Box

Finnegan On Films: Saturday Night Romance And Action On The Box

June 11, 2022 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks some movies to watch on TV today… First up is Sabrina (Saturday 2.40pm RTE1), not the 1954 Billy Wilder version starring William Holden, Humphery Bogart and Audrey Hepburn, but the more recent Sidney Pollack directed version. It is always a challenge to remake a beloved […]

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Check Out What’s On Saturday For Cruinniú Na nÓg

Check Out What’s On Saturday For Cruinniú Na nÓg

June 10, 2022 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

Cruinniú na nÓg returns tomorrow (Saturday), with free events for young people taking place around the county and online. There is something for all ages and tastes in this year’s programme and some of the highlights include a circus show and workshop, a youth film programme and discussion panel, music […]

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Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Returns To Tralee This Weekend

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Returns To Tralee This Weekend

June 9, 2022 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí returns to Tralee this week after a two year absence due to COVID restrictions. All dancing competitions will be held on the  June 11/12 at MTU and Dúchas Comhaltas Centre, Tralee. All other competitions will be held on June  18/19 at the same venues. Other events happening […]

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Grace & Mary Walsh and Dáibhéid, Tara and Oisín O Regan, all students of the National Folk Theatre Training Academy, pictured at the Garden of Europe in Listowel.

Children Invited To Audition For Training Programme At Siamsa Tíre

June 7, 2022 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

AUDITIONS will soon be taking place for the National Folk Theatre of Ireland’s three-year training programme at Siamsa Tíre. These auditions are open to children between the ages of 7 and 12 and take place at three locations in Kerry. On Thursday June 16th, the children of North Kerry can […]

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at Listowel Races Ladies Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Grace Wins Best Dressed At Ladies Day In Listowel

June 5, 2022 at 9:39 pm Comments are Disabled

A VERY Carrie Bradshaw inspired soft pink dress with full tulle skirt caught the eye of fashion judge Emily O’Donoghue and won Grace Flynn from Pallaskenry, Limerick, the coveted title of Listowel Races Best Dressed Lady at the June Bank Holiday meeting on Sunday (for more photos from the day […]

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PHOTO: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTO: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 5, 2022 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Won’t be long before this is open… Day 516 of 1000 Days of Walking You never know what is right beside […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Varied Selection For Viewing This Saturday

Finnegan On Films: A Varied Selection For Viewing This Saturday

June 4, 2022 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there are lots of moral conundrums and action adventures in this week’s selection of reviews… The first film on the schedule is UglyDolls (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1). It’s similar in theme and style to the Toy Story franchise in as much as we should accept everyone […]

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Host Of Events In Tralee And Around The County For Criunniú Na nÓg

Host Of Events In Tralee And Around The County For Criunniú Na nÓg

June 3, 2022 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just over a week to go until the annual Cruinniú na nÓg returns, with free events for young people taking place around the county and online on Saturday, June 11. There is something for all ages and tastes in this year’s programme and some of the highlights include a […]

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