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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council To Hold Christmas Cookery Demonstration

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council To Hold Christmas Cookery Demonstration

November 15, 2019 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

THE Parents Council of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will present ‘A Christmas Cookery Demonstration’ by chef Mark Doe at The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on Wednesday, November 27, at 8.00pm. In addition to the cookery demonstration there will be a door raffle, spot prizes and a raffle for the various meal courses prepared […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 15, 2019 at 9:23 am 0 comments

Fashion, quizzes, rock music, circus thrills and science fun. Here’s a few things happening this weekend around Tralee… Friday 1. Fashion and Beauty Tips… The annual Weardrobe Tralee Killarney and CH Lancôme Team Fashion Show is on at 7.30pm, at the new look store on The Mall. It will be […]

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Great Original Rock Music At Stag & Doe Sessions This Friday

Great Original Rock Music At Stag & Doe Sessions This Friday

November 14, 2019 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

THE Stag & Doe Sessions is back this Friday night, offering original live music in The Fiddler Bar in the Square. Three bands are lined up ready to rock the venue and they’re no stranger to playing top venues. First up  is Tralee’s own Sam Kavanagh’s and his band Outlion […]

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The National Circus Festival Has Begun In Tralee

The National Circus Festival Has Begun In Tralee

November 14, 2019 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

IT’S that time of the year again when performers from all over the country and beyond come to  Tralee for the annual National Circus Festival of Ireland. It kicks off today, continuing until Sunday and will see shows, workshops, street entertainment, parades and more over the next few days. Organised […]

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Carmel McKenna, Francesca O'Sullivan, Maggie O'Connor Fiona Nealon and Patrice O'Callaghan of the Listowel Arms at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards at the INEC Killarney on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Connect Hospitality Awards (Part 2)

November 14, 2019 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

EARLIER we brought you the results and images from a glitzy night the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards in the INEC Killarney (click here for details of winners). Over 300 guests enjoyed a night of great food and entertainment as nominees from bars, restaurants and hotels were rewarded for their hard […]

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Sponsored: Bet On A Great Time At Casino Christmas Party Night In The Rose Hotel

Sponsored: Bet On A Great Time At Casino Christmas Party Night In The Rose Hotel

November 14, 2019 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

IF you’re looking for something fun and different for a Christmas party, then Casino Night at the Rose Hotel is set to be a stylish treat. With the red carpet rolled out, bubbles on ice, scrumptious seasonal food, blackjack tables and festive entertainment, The Rose Hotel has all the ingredients needed […]

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Bill Bailey

Top Comedian Bill Bailey Is Coming To Kerry This Christmas

November 14, 2019 at 11:15 am 0 comments

ENGLISH comedian, Bill Bailey, is coming to Kerry during the Christmas season to have a lark. Bailey is a multi-award-winning British comedian, songwriter, musician, actor, presenter and animal welfare campaigner and for the fist time ever he brings his ‘Larks in Transit’ Show to the Gleneagle INEC Arena on December […]

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Michele King, Susan Kelly, Dick Henggeler, Siobhan Gilbert and Marie McMahon from The Rose Hotel at the Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards at the INEC Killarney on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Winners And The Style From Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards (Part 1)

November 14, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

THE proprietor of Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa in Tralee, Pádraig McGillicuddy, was the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards last night in the INEC Killarney. He was one of 30 recipients at the gala event which celebrated all those who have contributed […]

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Show Is Returning To INEC Stage

‘Dirty Dancing’ Show Is Returning To INEC Stage

November 13, 2019 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

‘DIRTY Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage’, is returning due to the Gleneagle INEC Arena due to phenomenal demand next year. The iconic story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs ‘Hungry Eyes’, ‘Hey! Baby’, ‘Do You Love Me?’ and ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’, returns […]

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Launching the 'Poetry From The Pulpit' fundraiser for the Kerry Hospice Foundation were, in front; Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy, Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice Foundation. At back; At back; Linda O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit; Liam Hassett; Andrea O’Donoghue of the Kerry Hospice Foundation and Andrea O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Well Known Kerry People To Read ‘Poetry From The Pulpit’ At Hospice Fundraiser

November 13, 2019 at 10:22 am 0 comments

RADIO Kerry presenter Deirdre Walsh is hosting a poetry evening with a difference in Listowel at the end of the month, to raise money for a cause very close to her heart. Since last year, Deirdre – who presents the station’s ‘TalkAbout’ programme – has been an Ambassador for the […]

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Chloe Jenkins.

Bag-Packing Weekend Of Family Fun In Tesco To Help With Chloe’s Journey

November 13, 2019 at 10:21 am 0 comments

A BAG-PACKING weekend, with family fun, spot prizes and a chance to win a trolley of groceries, will take place at Tesco in Manor West Shopping Centre to help out a little girl diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a very rare and aggressive cancer, earlier this year. Chloe Jenkins from Cork (whose […]

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Christmas Toy Appeal For Children In Need This Saturday

Christmas Toy Appeal For Children In Need This Saturday

November 13, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

PEOPLE are asked to help make a child’s Christmas a little brighter by donating to a Christmas Toy Appeal this Saturday. The ‘Mas On A Mission’ group, numbering almost 100,000 on Facebook are organising this huge nationwide appeal for children in need this Christmas. They aim to help over 100 […]

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Members of the Ballymacelligott Parish Bazaar Committee at a planning meeting the presbytery in Clogher on Monday night. Seated from left: Florence Ahern, Joan Harrington, Lil O'Leary and Mary O'Connell. Back from left: Tony Riordan, Bobby Fitzgerald, Fr. Gearóid Walsh, PP Ballymacelligott and Tadhg Kerins. The committee also includes: Kathleen Griffin, Pat O'Connell, Nell O'Connell, Siobhán O'Connor and Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald. Photograph: John Reidy

Preparations In Place For Ballymac Parish Bazaar And Sale Of Work

November 12, 2019 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

THE final touches are being put to plans for the annual Ballymacelligott Parish Bazaar and Sale of Work which takes place over the coming Sunday and Monday nights. It will be held at St. Brendan’s Hall, Ballydwyer on the coming Sunday, November 18 from 6pm until 10pm and on Monday, […]

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In front, Eamonn Browne with Jack Barry and Donal Lucey launch the Na Gaeil Race Night, joined at the back by club members. Photo: Joe Hanley

Na Gaeil Faithful Look Forward To Race Night

November 12, 2019 at 11:56 am 0 comments

IT’S an exciting month for all involved in Na Gaeil GAA Club with the senior team involved in the Munster Junior Club Championship and a special fundraiser coming up. On Saturday, November 30, Na Gaeil GAA Club are holding an all sponsored Race Night to finance its increasingly expanding club […]

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Launching the Radio Kerry St Vincent de Paul Christmas Jumper Day appeal were, top row: Elaine Kinsella, Andrew Morrissey;  Middle Row:  Brendan Fuller, Deirdre Walsh.  Standing:  Junior Locke, SVdeP, Paddy Kevane SVdeP and Jerry O'Sullivan, Radio Kerry.

Get The Christmas Jumper Ready For Annual Radio Kerry SVP Appeal

November 12, 2019 at 10:16 am 0 comments

RADIO Kerry’s annual countywide Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser for St Vincent de Paul, was launched yesterday and will take place on Friday December 6. This will be the sixth year of the fundraising initiative which to date has raised over €80,000. Everyone is invited to take part – private individuals, […]

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Catherine Sugrue, Jo O'Connor and Deirdre Lyons at the Ireland AM event at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 200 Enjoy ‘Ireland AM’ Event At Ballygarry

November 11, 2019 at 11:51 am 0 comments

THEY came from all over the county and far beyond for the first Ireland AM lifestyle event at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Hosted by Anna Daly Simon Delaney and Deric Ó h’Artagáin from the Virgin Media One show, over 200 (mostly) ladies paid  €85 a head to enjoy a wonderful […]

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Mary Fitzgerald and Mikey Sheehy launch the upcoming information evening on Men's Cancers. Photo by Dermot Crean

Comfort For Chemo Kerry To Host Free Information Evening On Men’s Cancers

November 11, 2019 at 10:39 am 0 comments

COMFORT for Chemo Kerry will host a free information evening— ‘Maintenance For Men’ — on Men’s Cancers on Tuesday, November 19 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at The Rose Hotel. One in three men get cancer every year . We need to take action and it is predicted that by taking […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 10, 2019 at 11:29 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… Deric was out running this morning… Join me for a early morn 5km run & Atlantic sunrise swim in Blennerville, Tralee tomorrow […]

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Bernard Casey

Tickets Still Available For Bernard Casey At The INEC

November 10, 2019 at 11:28 am 0 comments

BERNARD Casey has become a quite the phenomenon in his home county over the past couple of years. Following the success of two sold out shows in the Acoustic Club, the man from Portage announced a gig earlier this year for the INEC Killarney on November 30th and it sold […]

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Kieran Sweeney, Bernie Moriarty, Diarmuid Moriarty, Dariuss and Adrian Benner at the Tralee Rock, Blues and Motorcycle Festival at Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rocking Out In The Meadowlands At Rock, Blues And Motorcycle Festival

November 9, 2019 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

THE Meadowlands Hotel was rocking on Friday night as the 6th annual Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle Festival kicked off with some great music. Held in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A. , the event is run by the Gin Palace Bar-Stewards and it was just the beginning of some great entertainment […]

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Models Kayla Lacey, Eabha Coffey and Arbresha Kastrati at the ADAPT Fashion Show in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy ADAPT Fashion Show In Ballyroe

November 9, 2019 at 11:20 am 0 comments

WITH over 300 tickets sold prior to the event, the annual ADAPT Kerry Charity Shop Fashion Show on Friday night was sure to be a success. It didn’t disappoint as the function room in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel filled up nicely to see models take to the catwalk, wearing fashions available […]

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Barbara Byar with Janna Burns at the launch of Barbara's book  at Madden's on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Maddens Hosts Barbara’s Book Launch

November 9, 2019 at 11:02 am 0 comments

MADDENS on Milk Market Lance proved the perfect spot for the launch of a local writer’s first foray into literary fiction on Friday evening. Barbara Byar, an American native who has lived in Kerry for many years now, launched her debut short fiction collection, ‘Some Days are Better than Ours’ […]

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Teacher Mary Slattery , Principal Barry O’Leary , Paddy Rusk and Aoife Kelliher Students at O’Brennan national School As part of National Science Week, 
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The Kerry Science Festival, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and led by IT Tralee, will host a programme of free public engagement events, workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks and other science-related events to demonstrate how science can inspire and enable people to act positively to mitigate climate change

The Festival themed “A Prospective on Climate Change” will feature over 40 events developed in collaboration with industry, businesses, public bodies, schools, libraries, teachers, researchers and students throughout Kerry. 
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Connecting Climate Change and STEM at Kerry Science Festival

Co. Kerry, Friday October 25th: As part of National Science Week, The Kerry Science Festival, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and led by IT Tralee, will host a programme of free public engagement events, workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks and other science-related events to demonstrate how science can inspire and enable people to act positively to mitigate climate change

The Festival themed “A Prospective on Climate Change” will feature over 40 events developed in collaboration with industry, businesses, public bodies, schools, libraries, teachers, researchers and students throughout Kerry. 

Highlights at this year’s Kerry Science Festival 2019 include an ‘Effects of Climate Change’ VR experience, a ‘Climate Hack’ for second level students, advanced biotechnology food and cosmetic testing, a climate-themed movie screening, the Eccentric Energy Show, and a range of other events in partnership with Killarney National Park, Tralee Bay Wetlands, Dingle Seaworld, Dairymaster, Enercon, and Tralee Chamber Alliance, among others.

IT Tralee will also host a flagship event as part of the Festival, consisting of a ‘Women in STEM’ Careers event and a Climate Change Family Showcase.

The Women in STEM careers event will take place at IT Tralee’s North Campus on Friday November 15th from 6-9pm and will include a careers discussion for females of all ages to understand how a career in STEM goes beyond numbers, equations and lab coats! Participants will get the opportunity to engage in discussion, learn something new, and meet others females who have made significant leaps in their STEM careers.

The following day, on Saturday November 16th, a family Showcase event will take place at IT Tralee’s North Campus. This daylong event offers a vast array of fun, educational and interactive events for all age’s including VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, weather forecasting, electric vehicle display, sustainable food making, zoology, book reading, children’s sustainable recycling workshop, slime experiments and much more. A full day of family fun is guaranteed!

Details on all of the events as part of Kerry Science Festival can be found at www.kerryscience.com. 

Kerry Science Festival events are free, but many will require registration, as places on interactive workshops are limited. For further information please contact info@creancentre.com   066 7144229.

-ENDS- 
*Editor’s Notes:* 

Kerry Science Festival is an Institute of Technology Tralee initiative and is developed by a team representing education and industry across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) from the Kerry region area, funded by Science Foundation Ireland. 
Media contact ben.slimm@staff.ittralee.ie.

Special Family Event At IT Tralee For Science Week

November 8, 2019 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

IT Tralee, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), will host a family showcase event at IT Tralee’s North Campus on Saturday, November 16, as part of National Science Week This daylong event offers a vast array of fun, educational and interactive events for all age’s including VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, […]

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Meet The ‘Kingdom Trooper’ And Help Raise Funds For Cian

Meet The ‘Kingdom Trooper’ And Help Raise Funds For Cian

November 8, 2019 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man will become a minion of the evil empire later this month to help raise funds for a young boy battling Leukemia. Photographer Keith McGlynn will don a Star Wars’ stormtrooper outfit and station himself in Manor West Shopping Centre on Sunday, November 24 where he is hoping […]

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Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 8, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Who says November is a boring month? Well, ok it is, but try and make the most of the pre-party season by heading out and about to some of these events!… Friday 1. Barbara’s book launch… Local author Barbara Byar will launch her debut short fiction collection – ‘Some Days […]

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Anna Daly of Ireland AM.

Tickets Selling Fast For Sunday’s ‘Ireland AM’ Event At Ballygarry

November 7, 2019 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH just days to go, over 180 people have already bought tickets for a special one-day event at Ballygarry House Hotel where they will welcome the Ireland AM team. Hosted by Anna Daly, Simon Delaney and Deric Ó h’Artagáin from the popular Virgin Media One show, it features your favourite […]

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Sinead O'Shea, Mary O'Connell and Phil Daly at the opening of the 'Esoteric' exhibition from Tralee Art Group members on display at the Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An ‘Esoteric’ Exhibition From Tralee Art Group Opens At The Library

November 7, 2019 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

ALL styles of paintings and other media are on display at the new exhibition from members of Tralee Art Group which opened on Tuesday at Tralee Library. There was a large crowd in attendance for the official opening by Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh and art lovers will have ample opportunity […]

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Pizza Is The Takeaway Of Choice In Kerry According To Just Eat

Pizza Is The Takeaway Of Choice In Kerry According To Just Eat

November 6, 2019 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY people just love their pizza! The findings of a Just Eat survey based of data from every county, has revealed the Top 5 foods of choice people order from their clients. In Kerry, pizza is No.1, followed by Chinese, burgers, kebabs and American (hotdogs and such). Only three (Monaghan […]

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A Weekend Of Rock, Blues And Motorbikes At The Meadowlands

A Weekend Of Rock, Blues And Motorbikes At The Meadowlands

November 6, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

MEADOWLANDS Hotel is the venue for the 6th annual Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle Festival this weekend from Friday, November 8 to Sunday, November 11. Held in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A. , the event is run by the Gin Palace Bar-Stewards who have organised an exciting line up of entertainment […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands To Host Events During Science Week

Tralee Bay Wetlands To Host Events During Science Week

November 5, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park is preparing for a very busy Science Week which takes place from November 10-17. Science Week 2019 will focus on climate action, seeking to help people understand climate change, how science and technology can help us create a positive climate future and the […]

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