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Jack Walsh, Luke Bishop, Bela Winde and Daithi O'Regan at the Tralee Rowing Club social at O'Donnells Bar on Saturday night.

PHOTOS: Tralee Rowing Club Members Enjoy Annual Social Event

January 22, 2018 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Rowing Club celebrated their annual social event last Saturday at O’Donnell’s Bar, Mounthawk, with a belated Christmas party for all members and their families. They also had something to celebrate from earlier that day at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championship with Nicolas Larkin winning 1st place at his J15 race. […]

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A dog is wanted to star in 'Legally Blonde The Musicial'.

Could Your Dog Be A Musical Star In ‘Legally Blonde’?

January 22, 2018 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

LEGALLY Blonde The Musical is going on tour and the producers are holding auditions in Killarney to discover a four-legged star for the show. Producers of a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical  are on the hunt for a dog to fill the role of ‘Rufus’ and auditions take […]

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Tom and Eileen O'Shea are to leave Kerins O'Rahillys after over 30 years manning the bar. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tom And Eileen Call Time On Life At Kerins O’Rahillys Bar

January 22, 2018 at 11:46 am 0 comments

IT’LL be an emotional occasion for Tom and Eileen O’Shea on Wednesday, January 31, as they will spend their last night behind Charlie’s Bar at Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse. The couple are part of the furniture at the club and have seen so many changes over the years. They’ve catered for […]

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At the launch of the 5k A Day for January Challenge in the Ashe Hotel earlier this month were, kneeling;  Luke Boyle. Back; Colin 'Poshey' Aherne, Elma Walsh and Breda Dyland. Photo by Dermot Crean

Join Poshey And Co. For Final 5k Walk Of 31 Day Challenge

January 22, 2018 at 11:45 am 0 comments

MANY people are currently hitting the road every day this month for the 5k A Day January Challenge. Organised by Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne, the campaign has proved hugely popular with almost €11,500 already raised for three great organisations — Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation, Kerry Cancer Support Group and Make A […]

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Competitive spirit at the 'Mingle On The Mall' party on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fun Afternoon As Families ‘Mingle On The Mall’

January 21, 2018 at 9:50 am 0 comments

MORE of this please. The weather gods smiled on Tralee on Saturday afternoon, as families gathered on the Mall for a party to mark the revamp of the area. While we’ve seen horrendous showers for what seems like every 15 minutes over the past week, the rain stayed away for […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 21, 2018 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… We begin with Fenit… Fenit lighthouse😍 #WildAtlanticWay #Tralee #Fenit #lighthouse […]

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Looking forward to the Caherleaheen NS Bingo event in The Rose Hotel on February 4 were, in front; Principal Mary Connolly and Ryan McMahon. Kneeling; Oisin Brosnan, Fionán Brosnan, Aidan Brennan and Amelia Obrusnik. Back; Sophie O'Donoghue, Ava McGough, Sean Óg Brosnan, Darragh O'Callaghan, Cian Caplis and Ben Callinan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caherleaheen NS Hopes For Full House At Bingo Bonanza In The Rose Hotel

January 20, 2018 at 11:55 am 0 comments

CAHERLEAHEEN staff and pupils are getting ready for a fantastic fundraising day at The Rose Hotel with a ‘Bingo Bonanza’ afternoon. It’ll be ‘eyes down’ at 2pm on Sunday, February 4, with well over €1,500 in prizes and a huge crowd is expected. The event is open to the general […]

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Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand in "Three Billboards..."

McCann At The Movies: A McDonagh Movie-Making Masterclass

January 20, 2018 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is a must-see from director Martin McDonagh… London-Irish director’s third feature, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ sees the filmmaker return to the promise shown with ‘In Bruges’ after the disappointment that was his second film ‘Seven Psychopaths’. This black comedy […]

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Fancy Appearing On Brendan O’Connor’s ‘Cutting Edge’?

Fancy Appearing On Brendan O’Connor’s ‘Cutting Edge’?

January 19, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

  THE award winning ‘Cutting Edge’ show is coming back our screens this spring and they want big personalities from Kerry to take part. They are seeking people who are opinionated, outgoing and chatty to star in Brendan O’Connor’s hit show on RTÉOne. Those who are familiar with the show […]

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Planter Trees Appear On The Mall In Time For Party

Planter Trees Appear On The Mall In Time For Party

January 19, 2018 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

THE Council has begun planting the trees in the square pots on The Mall this week as the final touches are put in place on the revamped space. While obviously there’s no leaves on the trees at this time of the year, it still adds a nice look to the […]

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The contestants in University Hospital Kerry's 'Sickly Come Dancing' with MC Tim Moynihan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Couples In UHK’s ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Contest

January 19, 2018 at 10:27 am 0 comments

IT’S all systems go for a fundraiser where staff from University Hospital Kerry will dance the night away for a great cause. The Hospital Social Club has organised a ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ Contest where 12 fleet-footed couples will take to the floor in the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday, February […]

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Experts To Speak At Free Women’s Healthcare Event In Manor West Hotel

Experts To Speak At Free Women’s Healthcare Event In Manor West Hotel

January 19, 2018 at 10:26 am 0 comments

THE Manor West Hotel will be the venue for a special free event next month on Women’s Health And Well-Being organised by Sam McCauley’s Chemists. The event on Thursday, February 8 at 7.15pm, applies to women of all ages and speakers include  Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist), Dr Louis Keary […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Couple To Bring Their Magic Touch To Killorglin Panto

PHOTOS: Tralee Couple To Bring Their Magic Touch To Killorglin Panto

January 19, 2018 at 9:48 am 0 comments

TRALEE husband and wife team, Jackie O’Mahoney and Martin Hurley, are busy these days bringing their expertise to a panto in Killorglin. The Killorglin Panto Group’s 55th Pantomime is ‘Pinocchio’ and if you’re looking for something to take the kids to in the coming weekends it sure to provide fantastic family […]

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Kevin Looks For Hikers To Take Part In Kerry Four Peaks Challenge

Kevin Looks For Hikers To Take Part In Kerry Four Peaks Challenge

January 18, 2018 at 10:45 am 0 comments

CLIMBERS are being asked to consider taking part in a fundraising event this summer to climb four of Kerry’s highest peaks in two days. Organised by Ballyduff man, Kevin Maguire, this will be the seventh year of the Four Peaks Challenge and it takes place on Friday, June 29 and […]

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Camp Resident To Appear On Winning Streak This Saturday

January 17, 2018 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

A UK-born woman who became known with her husband as “the couple who owned two donkeys” after her move to Kerry has been selected to appear on Saturday’s National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE One. Pauline Bell, who lives in Camp, is now looking forward to becoming known […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caroline Wants To Give Something Back After Cancer Ordeal

January 17, 2018 at 11:29 am 0 comments

AN Ardfert woman is organising a 80s/90s disco fundraiser next month to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in her tongue removed at the […]

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There’s A Party On The Mall And You’re All Invited

There’s A Party On The Mall And You’re All Invited

January 15, 2018 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

TO celebrate the re-opening of The Mall and the completion of significant enhancement works in Tralee Town centre over the past year, Kerry County Council, Tralee Chamber Alliance and Tralee town centre traders have organised a street party and fun day which will take place on Saturday next, January 20. […]

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Anne Kelliher and Michelle Greaney  look forward to the Optimal Fitness 10 Miler in February. Photo by Dermot Crean

Michelle Plans 10 Miler And 5k Race For February

January 15, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER holding a very successful event on New Year’s Eve, Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness has another race planned for next month which is sure to attract running enthusiasts. The Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race will take place on Sunday, February 18 at 10am from The Rose Hotel. […]

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Susan O'Connell, Lulget Toplli and Abigail McDonnell at the Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre Christmas Party in No.4 On The Square on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre Staff Enjoy Belated Christmas Party

January 15, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE many of us were out partying before Christmas, many other businesses couldn’t spare the time as they were so busy catering for customers during the festive period. Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre was one such business but Saturday night was an occasion to treat the staff to a Christmas […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 14, 2018 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… You can’t beat Banna… A sunny Banna Beach #Tralee #TraleeBay […]

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Catherine Rahilly, Mark O'Sulivan and Lisa Mulvihill at the heat of The Big Quiz Ireland in aid of Muscular Dystrophy Ireland in O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Taking On ‘The Big Ireland Quiz’ In O’Donnells

January 13, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain and the wind howled outside, so fair play to the people who showed up to support a great cause last night. The Big Ireland Quiz is a fundraising event for Muscular Dystrophy Ireland and the Kerry heat took place in O’Donnell’s Mounthawk on Friday night. The two winning […]

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McCann At The Movies: A Terrific Thriller From Veteran Director Ridley Scott

McCann At The Movies: A Terrific Thriller From Veteran Director Ridley Scott

January 13, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘All The Money In The World’ is a terrific tense thriller worthy of your attention… Veteran director Ridley Scott’s latest offering ‘All the Money in the World’ is a film that has gained notoriety on its release for the eleventh hour replacing of Kevin […]

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REPRO FREE – 12.01.2018 The desire to the Rose of Tralee is stronger than ever with over 4000 women entering selection events around the world since 2014. The Rose of Tralee, Dr Jennifer Byrne was joined by RTÉ’s Rose of Tralee Host, Dáithí Ó Sé in Galway today to launch the search for her successor who will be crowned in the Festival Dome on Tuesday 21st August. To apply online to be a Rose in 2018, visit www.roseoftralee.ie/apply. The 2018 Rose of Tralee International Festival will take place from Friday 17th to Tuesday 21st August.Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ieTralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site :  www.dwalshphoto.ie

Search For Rose Of Tralee 2018 Launched

January 12, 2018 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee, Dr Jennifer Byrne was joined by RTÉ’s Rose of Tralee Presenter, Dáithí Ó Sé in Galway today to launch the search for her successor who will be crowned in the Festival Dome on Tuesday, August 21. Dr Jennifer Byrne, the first ever Offaly Rose to take the […]

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Participants at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Things To Do This Weekend

January 12, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Early January is pretty miserable but there’s still a few things to get up to over the weekend… Friday 1. Test your knowledge… There’s two table quizzes tonight in town. One is the Kerry heat of The Big Ireland Quiz in aid Muscular Dystrophy Ireland/ It takes place in O’Donnell’s Mounthawk at […]

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Rachel, Kelly and Bernie Hayes at the Garvey's Supervalu Tralee Operation Transformation walk on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Opening Night For Garvey’s Operation Transformation Walks

January 12, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

‘OPERATION Transformation’ is back on our screens this week and Garveys Supervalu Tralee have again teamed up with the show to promote a healthier lifestyle. Over 150 walkers of all ages and fitness levels gathered in the car park on Thursday evening to take on a 5k walk and get […]

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Samaritans Hope Public Join Them For ‘Brew Monday’

Samaritans Hope Public Join Them For ‘Brew Monday’

January 11, 2018 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

WITH next Monday infamously branded ‘Blue Monday’ by the media, the local branch of the Samaritans are asking the public make it a little easier by joining them for a fundraiser. ‘Blue Monday’ is somehow regarded as the day the Christmas bills accumulate and well-intentioned new year resolutions fall by […]

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Kerry Volunteers Needed To Help Out On Lollipop Day

Kerry Volunteers Needed To Help Out On Lollipop Day

January 10, 2018 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) needs the help of Kerry people this February for their 17th annual Lollipop Day. The OCF is calling for volunteers in the county on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24 to help raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer. Lollipop Day involves thousands of people […]

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Table Quiz Offers Chance To Compete For €1,000 Top Prize

January 10, 2018 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you fancy yourself as handy at table quizzes then an event this Friday is definitely for you. The Big Ireland Quiz is a fundraising event for Muscular Dystrophy Ireland and heats already have taken place around the country. The final local quiz heat will take place in O’Donnell’s Mounthawk […]

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Don O’Neill’s Designs Worn On Golden Globes Red Carpet

Don O’Neill’s Designs Worn On Golden Globes Red Carpet

January 9, 2018 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE movie awards season has arrived and that means a focus on the Red Carpet for fashion fans. As usual there’s a Kerry interest thanks to Ballyheigue native, Don O’Neill, who saw his THEIA designs worn by celebrities at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. THEIA gowns were worn by […]

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Na Gaeil Leiriú Group of Aoife O'Sullivan, Joshua Roche, Isabel Crowe, Áine O'Sullivan, Liam Óg Kingston, Emily Crowe, Dearbhla Quirke and Barry Sugrue who won the Munster semi Final of Scór na nÓg in Ovens , Co. Cork on Sunday.

Na Gaeil Group Wins Scór Munster Title

January 8, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE team won top honours at the Munster Finals of Scór na Mumhan held in the Ionad Pobail, Ovens, Co. Cork yesterday. It was a fantastic evening for Muintir Scór Chiarraí with victories by the Spá Set Dancers (East Kerry) and Na Gaeil (Greater Tralee Area) in Léiriú. They, as […]

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