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Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

April 9, 2020 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

RTÉ is calling on the Irish public to come together to shine a light this Saturday at 9pm to create a moment of solidarity in our battle against the Covid 19 pandemic. President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina are set to shine their light from the Áras. Government […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 5, 2020 at 12:33 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 and we’ll see it… Fantastic work… 14th of March @SVP_Ireland Meals on Wheels #Tralee volunteers distributed just over 70 dinners. Today 300 are being distributed. Thanks […]

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Finnegan On Films: Five Great Comedies To Watch On Netflix This Week

Finnegan On Films: Five Great Comedies To Watch On Netflix This Week

April 4, 2020 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, chooses five movies available on Netflix that’ll give you a much-needed laugh… I think we can all agree we could do with a bit of light relief, so here are some options available for viewing on Netflix.  Once again, please feel free to add your […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 29, 2020 at 11:53 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… All is quiet… #StayAtHomeAndStaySafe Tralee Town deserted at 1.15pm today. Picture by Dominick Walsh for EyeFocus #CapturingHistory #WashYourHands #staysafe pic.twitter.com/brpGelGjbY — PPAI […]

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Finnegan On Films: Four Classics To Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

Finnegan On Films: Four Classics To Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

March 28, 2020 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

As filming on productions close all over the world, our movie guy, James Finnegan, revisits some of the classic thrillers with four different permutations and perspectives on that staple premise…The Chase…  First comes the film that reset the template for the summer blockbuster – Jaws (1975). Starring Roy Scheider, Robert […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 22, 2020 at 10:13 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… I have a feeling Friday night will feature prominently in the images below… Beautiful evening in Tralee 😀#kerrygolf #WildAtlanticWay #www.traleegolfclub.com pic.twitter.com/3yeLJiy4hX — […]

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Finnegan On Films: Great Family Movies To Enjoy On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: Great Family Movies To Enjoy On Netflix

March 21, 2020 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

With most people shut up in their homes, if you have Netflix there’s hundreds of movies to choose from and plenty to watch with all the family says our movie guy, James Finnegan… As the cinemas are currently closed, it might be a time to revisit, or even introduce, some […]

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Sarah Jane Drummey.

Tralee Woman’s Acclaimed Short Film Now Available To Watch Online

March 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm 3 comments

A TRALEE woman’s short film, which has been shown at film festivals all over the world, can now be viewed online. Sarah Jane Drummey, originally from Oakpark, is an award-winning actor and filmmaker. Her film, ‘134’, which was shot in Tralee, is the story of an Irish couple struggling to […]

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Cast members performing 'Big Maggie' on Wednesday last. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Before The Curtain Came Down, ‘Big Maggie’ Had Its Premiere In CBS

March 18, 2020 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

A LOT has changed in a week. Last Wednesday evening, CBS The Green presented the John B. Keane play “Big Maggie” at the school in front of a packed audience. While two more shows were planned, the curtain came down on them with the measures introduced last Thursday by the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 15, 2020 at 12:03 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… Getting some fresh air… So lucky to live so close to the beach. #Banna #Strand #Tralee #Kerry #Love #TheKingdom #windopenspaces #CabinFever #WildAtlanticWay […]

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Kristen Scott Thomas in 'Military Wives'.

Finnegan On Film: A Perfect Movie To Escape From Coronavirus Blues

March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says ‘Military Wives’ has good performances to make it worth investing your time and money… THIS week’s film is very much in the genre of “Calendar Girls” and “The Full Monty”, so if you enjoyed them, you will enjoy this. It is a story based on the true […]

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Children from Caherleaheen NS are joined by Principal Mary Connolly and Carol O'Connor with at back, Ciara Buckley, Laura O'Shea, Trish Cronin and Courtney, to launch the Spring Gourmet Barbecue at Ballygarry House Hotel to take place on March 13. Photo by Dermot Crean

Number Of Events Planned For Tralee This Weekend Called Off

March 12, 2020 at 4:12 pm 1 comment

IN light of this morning’s announcement of new measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, a number of events which were due to take place in Tralee over the coming days have been called off. CBS The Green’s ‘Big Maggie’ had been cancelled for Thursday and Friday night. A […]

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Siamsa Tíre And INEC Postpone Upcoming Events

Siamsa Tíre And INEC Postpone Upcoming Events

March 12, 2020 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS morning’s announcement by the Government about new measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has resulted in the INEC Killarney and Siamsa Tíre having to postpone events in the next few weeks. The Government recommends any indoor gatherings of over 100 people be cancelled until after March 29. […]

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'Lost' by the Free Radicals Youth Theatre, takes place on this Saturday night.

Get ‘Lost’ With The Free Radicals Youth Theatre Group In Siamsa

March 11, 2020 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-based Free Radicals Youth Theatre with present their new play this Saturday night. Produced by Laura Gibney & Neil Flynn in association with Siamsa Tíre, ‘Lost’ will be performed at 7.30pm in the theatre.  Tickets €10 from the Box Office 066 7123055 or via www.siamsatire.com This rip-roaring adventure spans the […]

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CBS The Green students in rehearsals for 'Big Maggie'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Forget ‘Big Maggie’ At CBS The Green This Week

March 11, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Transition Years of CBS The Green will stage their dramatic production of John B. Keane’s ‘Big Maggie’ tonight, Thursday and Friday night at the school. The cast have been rehearsing for months now and all that hard work will come to fruition in a top quality production which is […]

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The Neon Cars.

Stag & Doe Sessions Returns For First Anniversary Gig In Tralee

March 10, 2020 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

STAG and Doe Sessions will celebrate their one year anniversary with a gig in The Fiddler Bar Tralee on Friday, April 3. They have three amazing original Irish acts with Leevy, Sara Ryan and The Neon Cars (formerly Columbia) taking to the stage in on the night. Kicking off the night will be Leevy who […]

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Darren O'Sullivan, Fergal O'Sullivan and Mark O'Sullivan looking forward to Cheltenham week at The Castle Bar. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cheltenham Comes To The Castle Bar This Week

March 9, 2020 at 1:13 pm 1 comment

LAST chance to enter! The Cheltenham festival begins tomorrow and the next best thing to being there is the craic in The Castle Bar. In fact, many racing fans in town take a week’s holidays to enjoy the atmosphere. The highlight at the Rock Street bar is the racing and […]

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Kerry Pride To Host Bingo Night With A Difference This Weekend

Kerry Pride To Host Bingo Night With A Difference This Weekend

March 9, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Pride is hosting a Variety Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, March 14, in The Rose Hotel at 8pm with all funds going to Kerry Pride and Pieta House. The event will feature drag performers, live music, special guest bingo callers, games, and spot prizes. Entry on the night costs €10 […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 8, 2020 at 10:34 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… Big crowd indeed… Amazing turnout this morning for our @bankofireland #IWD2020 event here in Workbench Tralee, fantastic insights being shared by a […]

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Children from Caherleaheen NS are joined by Principal Mary Connolly and Carol O'Connor with at back, Ciara Buckley, Laura O'Shea, Trish Cronin and Courtney, to launch the Spring Gourmet Barbecue at Ballygarry House Hotel to take place on March 13. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Night Of Entertainment In Prospect At Fundraising BBQ In Ballygarry

March 8, 2020 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

CAHERLEAHEEN NS and Parents Association will host their ‘Gourmet Spring Grill’ fundraiser to support a facility which has been a huge support to parents of a child attending the school. The event on this coming Friday, March 13 at The Pavilion in Ballygarry House Hotel, will support the Hugh’s House charity, […]

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Angela Leahy, Sarah Leahy, Monica Flynn and Deirdre Flynn at the Causeway Community Action Group Oskars Night at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Causeway Goes To The ‘Oskars’ In Ballyroe

March 7, 2020 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Causeway community was out in force last night for a fantastic night of glitz and glamour at the ‘Oskars’. The Causeway Community Action Group Oskars was held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel as a fundraiser to help purchase the Shannon Ballroom in the village. Produced by Dublin-based company, Kevin Rowe […]

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Finnegan On Film: ‘The Invisible Man’ Is A Tense And Inventive Thriller

Finnegan On Film: ‘The Invisible Man’ Is A Tense And Inventive Thriller

March 7, 2020 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says you should definitely see ‘The Invisible Man’… “What did you see this week?” “The Invisible Man” “How did you manage that?” I’m not a great devotee of modern horror films – far too many graphic decapitations.  But I love the old Universal and Hammer […]

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Stewart Lyons and Noel Keane of Cocktail Heist.

Sponsored: Cocktail Heist — A New Taste Experience For Tralee

March 6, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading out this weekend, then why not try something different which hasn’t been seen (or tasted) in Tralee before. A collaboration between Stewart Lyons (former leaseholder of Roundy’s Bar) and Noel Keane of Croí Restaurant, the seeds of this enterprise were sown just before Christmas, when Noel invited […]

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A Quiet Space For Children With Autism To Enjoy St Patricks Day Parade

March 5, 2020 at 1:45 pm 1 comment

WITH less than two weeks until the St Patrick’s Day Parade many are looking forward to a noisy and colourful extravaganza of entertainment. However, for people with autism, the parade can be distressing. Because of this, there will be a sensory path for children/families with autism and additional needs this […]

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Cast members rehearsing for 'The Field'. Included in front are; Rhona Johnston (Mamie Flanagan), Mags Slattery (Mrs Maggie Butler) and Siobhan Keane (Mrs McCabe). Back from left; Conor O'Sullivan (Leamy Flanagan), Kevin McElligott (Tadhg), Chirs Conlon (William Dee), Frank Houlihan (Dandy McCabe), John Patton (Bull McCabe), George Lowe (Bird) and Eoin Nolan (Fr Murphy). Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Miss ‘The Field’ In Siamsa Tíre Over Next Three Nights

March 5, 2020 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

FINAL preparations are in place as a renowned local theatre company brings a classic John B Keane play to the stage for a three night fun from this evening. Zyber Theatre presents ‘The Field’ at Siamsa Tire on this Thursday, Friday and Saturday 5th, 6th and 7th of March at […]

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Rose OFEscort of The Year 2019 Jamie Flannery with Rose of Tralee Sinead Flannery and Daithí Ó Sé launching the search for this year's escorts. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Search Is On For Escorts At This Year’s Rose Of Tralee Festival

March 4, 2020 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 2019 Rose of Tralee, Dr Sinéad Flanagan and the Rose Escort of the Year Jamie Flannery, have put the call-out to the men of Ireland that time is now running out to join the Rose Escort Team for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from August 21st – […]

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CBS The Green students in rehearsals for 'Big Maggie'. Photo by Dermot Crean

CBS The Green Students To Take On ‘Big Maggie’

March 4, 2020 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Transition Years of CBS The Green are busy preparing for their upcoming dramatic production of John B. Keane’s Big Maggie which takes place over three days next week. “This is our third John B.Keane production in six shows over the past five years,” said teacher Ellen McGillycuddy. “Drama has […]

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UHK 'Sickly Come Dancing' contestants Elma O'Brien, Carmel Quinlan, Breda Twomey and Lorraine Hobbert at the launch on Monday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

UHK Staff To Take To Dancefloor For ‘Sickly Come Dancing — The Relapse’

March 4, 2020 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! Following on from the University Hospital Kerry Sports & Social Club’s previous events Sickly Come Dancing 2018 and UHK Got Talent 2019, they are a hosting a third fundraiser at the end of the month. ‘Sickly Come Dancing — The Relapse’ will take place on Friday , March […]

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CH To Host ‘Morning Of Beauty, Health And Wellness’ For Charity

CH To Host ‘Morning Of Beauty, Health And Wellness’ For Charity

March 2, 2020 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Tralee and Recovery Haven Kerry are joining forces this Saturday, March 7 for a fundraising coffee morning with a difference. The store will host a morning of health, beauty and wellness in aid of the cancer support charity, with special guests, discussions and demonstrations on show from 11am. First […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 1, 2020 at 10:34 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… Well done Pres girls… Kathryn Foley from Epilepsy Ireland accepting a cheque from head girls, Alannah O’ Sullivan and Niamh Rahilly. Funds […]

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