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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 24, 2021 at 11:16 am 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 and we’ll see it… A cold one… Snowcapped mountains overlooking Fenit pier #Fenit #Tralee #Kerry #SnowcappedMountains #January2021 pic.twitter.com/53HkgvYA0t — Shelagh❤ (@Shelaghk22) January 23, 2021 Winter beauty […]

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Joanne Barry, Repertory Director, Siamsa Tíre and host of Sounds Like Folk Podcast as she interviews guests for the podcast series which launches 12 noon on Mon 1st February.

Siamsa Tíre Hosts ‘Sounds Like Folk’ Podcast Series

January 24, 2021 at 11:15 am 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre is launching a series of initiatives that support and engage with professional artists across Ireland to explore folk in all its forms and this includes a new podcast series beginning on February 1. For over fifty years, Siamsa Tíre has championed the importance of folk, community and creativity, but the interruption caused by COVID to traditional methods of collaboration and telling stories has seen the organisation experiment with new ways to achieve its […]

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Finnegan On Films: TG4 Proves A Good Place For Your Movie Fix

Finnegan On Films: TG4 Proves A Good Place For Your Movie Fix

January 23, 2021 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at some great films on TG4 over the next few days… One of the most underrated channels for lovers of film is TG4. This week they have two films, different in tone and style, but both enjoyable in their own way. Seven Brides for […]

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Siamsa Looks For Groups And Artist To Join Them For A Folk Explosion

Siamsa Looks For Groups And Artist To Join Them For A Folk Explosion

January 19, 2021 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre invites artists and groups of all art forms to join together in a celebration of folk. Siamsa wants to reignite connections in the community with a ‘Folk Explosion’ which will herald the Summer Solstice, the height of summer and the most powerful moment of potential in the Celtic Calendar when […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 17, 2021 at 12:23 pm 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 and we’ll see it… Amazing work from Mike… Why would you want a ladder when you have a decent stack of books? #Derryquay #School #Kerry pic.twitter.com/T0XBeJtSq2 […]

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Finnegan On Films: Some Movies Choices On Netflix And On TV This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Some Movies Choices On Netflix And On TV This Weekend

January 16, 2021 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan takes a look at some good movies on TV this week and available on Netflix…  A Beautiful Mind (Saturday 9.20pm TG4) is the story of John Nash, a mathematical genius who went on to win the Nobel Prize for Economics. However, the film starts in his early days […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 10, 2021 at 11:31 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 and we’ll see it… The man comes around Tralee… Cash for St Vincent de Paul #Tralee #JohnnyCash #Mural #SVP pic.twitter.com/CCMMHjhZxz — ’, ☘️ (@mikodonnell) January 9, […]

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Finnegan On Films: Movies On TV And Netflix Worth Checking Out

Finnegan On Films: Movies On TV And Netflix Worth Checking Out

January 9, 2021 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

With no prospect of films at the Omniplex for a while, our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at some offerings on Netflix and on TV this week… First, let me wish you and your family a very happy and memorable New Year. It is going to be a different type […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 3, 2021 at 11:23 am 1 comment

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 and we’ll see it… Artist at work… While working, I overheard the following exactly a year ago: Young boy:’Look Dad, the horses!’ Dad: ‘Ah!’ Young boy:’I […]

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Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies To Watch On New Year’s Eve/Day

Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies To Watch On New Year’s Eve/Day

December 30, 2020 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

Since you won’t be going out this New Year’s Eve (or the day after, or the day after etc.), our movie guy, James Finnegan, has some film suggestions for your viewing pleasure over the coming days… There are a number of excellent films on the television this New Years Eve […]

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James Finnegan will read A Christmas Carol this evening (Wednesday).

James To Read ‘A Christmas Carol’ Online This Wednesday

December 30, 2020 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

POETRY Emotion Ireland is hosting an online reading of Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ adapted and performed by Tralee actor James Finnegan this evening, Wednesday, December 30th at 8pm. James, who is also the resident movie reviewer of this parish,  has adapted this much loved story and will present it […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 27, 2020 at 12:26 pm 1 comment

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 and we’ll see it… Doing great work on Christmas Day… Tralee Gardaí, out and about delivering some Christmas dinners this afternoon. 🍽 From all of us […]

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Finnegan On Films: My Favourite Movies Of 2020

December 27, 2020 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks his favourite movies of 2020, a year of very limited releases in the cinemas… I think it is fair to say this has been a different type of year in the cinema. All those films that were going to open — from blockbusters to […]

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Mark Doe’s Tips For Delicious Christmas Dinner

Mark Doe’s Tips For Delicious Christmas Dinner

December 24, 2020 at 8:01 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of Just Cooking cookery school in Firies has some tips on how to deliver an amazing Christmas dinner tomorrow… The key to a stress free Christmas lunch is preparation and timing. You want to be able to enjoy the day without being tied to the stove all day long. […]

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Dr Gavan Ring and friends are planning something special for Christmas Eve.

Very Special Performance Of ‘O Holy Night’ This Christmas Eve

December 24, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

DR Gavan Ring – Cahersiveen’s own international tenor – is bringing the people of Kerry and further afield together for a special Christmas Eve broadcast of the famous Christmas song ‘O Holy Night. In association with Creative Ireland Kerry/Kerry County Arts and Radio Kerry, and accompanied by legendary Cahersiveen organist […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm 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 and we’ll see it… The Rose Hotel always looks great at Christmas… If you are dining with us over the week end make sure to take […]

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Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies On The Box This Christmas

Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies On The Box This Christmas

December 19, 2020 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks the best films to watch on TV between now and Christmas Day… We thought we might have a look at what was on offer on ‘terrestrial television’ over the festive season, in a fond remembrance of when the Christmas TV film selection was a […]

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The festive lighting at Ballygarry House Hotel is always special.

Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Ballygarry House This Christmas

December 18, 2020 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS is always a special time of year — even in these difficult times — and a visit to Ballygarry House Hotel only enhances the festive spirit. The sight that greets you when driving towards the hotel grounds at night is a heartwarming and inviting one, with the spectacular and […]

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Kerry College Music Students To Livestream Concert For Pieta House

Kerry College Music Students To Livestream Concert For Pieta House

December 15, 2020 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College music students are hosting a concert in aid of Pieta House this Saturday evening at 7pm. “In what has been a very difficult year for everyone, this initiative shows remarkable resilience by our students who are giving their time and talents to facilitate a wonderful evening in support […]

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Siamsa Tíre will project Christmas carol singing on to the side of their building in the run up to Christmas.

Siamsa Tíre To Project Christmas Concerts On Walls Of Building

December 15, 2020 at 11:24 am 1 comment

SIAMSA Tíre is marking the festive season by bringing Christmas carols from past festive concerts onto the walls of its iconic theatre to entertain Christmas shoppers from 5-7pm each day up to Monday, December 21. These clips will also be available on the Siamsa Tíre Facebook page to view at […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 13, 2020 at 11:59 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 and we’ll see it… Fishing by the Lock Gates… @Irishwildlife Otter at tralee canal lock. Caught about 5 fish in row. pic.twitter.com/CZwn0upIwj — paulstack1 (@paulstack11) December […]

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Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Luxury At The Rose Hotel

Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Luxury At The Rose Hotel

December 13, 2020 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

GIVE the gift of luxury this Christmas with a gift card or e-voucher from a fabulous hotel in Tralee. This Christmas, give someone you love a chance to experience delicious food, indulgence and relaxation with a monetary or experiential voucher from The Rose Hotel. With overnight stays, afternoon tea, Sunday […]

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Liam Neeson in 'Honest Thief'.

Finnegan On Films: Some New Surprises And Old Favourites At The Omniplex

December 12, 2020 at 10:42 am 1 comment

James Finnegan looks at another Liam Neeson action flick and takes a trip to ‘Dreamland’ at Tralee Omniplex… Liam Neeson is a much underrated actor.  He has that great virtue of sincerity that brings an authenticity to his roles that the scripts do not always support. With the success of […]

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Kate Kennelly.

Kerry Artists And Arts Groups Urged To Apply For Grants

December 11, 2020 at 4:37 pm 1 comment

THE Arts Officer with Kerry County Council is urging artists and arts groups to get their Arts Grants application in now for projects and activities taking place in 2021. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm Thursday 17th December 2020. “The Arts Act Grants provide funding to arts events […]

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One of the members of the Kerry Youth Choir.

Kerry Youth Virtual Choir Formed To Celebrate Christmas

December 11, 2020 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

TO celebrate Christmas, the Diocese of Kerry has embarked on a new venture and has formed a Youth Virtual Choir. Over the month of November, the Diocese sent out word to all parishes, post-primary schools and youth choirs inviting as many young people as possible to take part and now up […]

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Santa and friends at Gally's Bar and Restaurant.

Local Bar & Restaurant Introduces Drive-Thru Santa Experience

December 11, 2020 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE many of the ‘Santa’s Grotto’ experiences have had to be cancelled this year,  a local bar and restaurant has come up with a safe and novel alternative for customers. When you order food through the Gally’s Bar & Restaurant Drive-Thru service on this Saturday and Sunday you’ll get served […]

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Sponsored: Treat Yourself With A Festive Grazing Box From The Meadowlands Hotel

Sponsored: Treat Yourself With A Festive Grazing Box From The Meadowlands Hotel

December 10, 2020 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you haven’t booked the restaurant for this weekend or want to treat yourself or a loved one to something special at home, then The Meadowlands Hotel’s wonderful grazing boxes are a wonderful option. Iasc Uí Mhathúna Teo & Meadowlands Hotel have teamed up to produce fabulous grazing/sharing boxes for […]

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Paul Sexton, Ciarán Kelleher and Tom O'Connor belting out the tunes at Faha rambling House, 2019

A Treat For Trad Music Fans As ‘Rambling House’ Goes Online

December 8, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

MILLTOWN Listry Comhaltas is inviting traditional music lovers to join them for a special event this Saturday night. The idea came about as ‘Rambling houses’, like many other popular social events, have taken a hit this year. Rambling Houses take their inspiration from the open-door tradition in rural Ireland and […]

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Sponsored: Manor West And Ashe Hotels Are Perfect For Dining Out Or Gift Ideas For Christmas

Sponsored: Manor West And Ashe Hotels Are Perfect For Dining Out Or Gift Ideas For Christmas

December 7, 2020 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Christmas lights looking resplendent, most of the COVID restrictions now lifted and the public able to shop and dine safely, there’s a wonderful festive atmosphere in town. That atmosphere is also prevalent throughout two local hotels who are welcoming patrons back through their doors. The Sea Salt and […]

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Dr Gavan Ring and friends are planning something special for Christmas Eve.

A Christmas Eve Treat From Renowned Kerry Tenor

December 7, 2020 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

DR Gavan Ring – Cahersiveen’s own international tenor – is bringing the people of Kerry and further afield together for a special Christmas Eve broadcast of the famous Christmas song ‘O Holy Night. In association with Creative Ireland Kerry/Kerry County Arts and Radio Kerry, and accompanied by legendary Cahersiveen organist […]

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