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Volunteers Marie and Merv preparing for the Coffee and Adoption Morning on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Coffee And Adoption Morning at Sera Husky And Animal Rescue Tralee

February 22, 2017 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

SERA Husky and Animal Rescue are holding a coffee and adoption morning in their Charity Shop on Rock Street, this Saturday, February 25, at 12 noon. This event will raise funds for the Rescue Charity, and hopefully home a number of animals currently up for adoption. The dogs will be present […]

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Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

February 22, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

IF you can’t make it to the Corn Uí Mhuirí Football Final this weekend then don’t fret because help is at hand. The match pits great rivals Tralee CBS against St. Brendan’s Killarney on Saturday  at 4:30pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee. It’s sure to draw a big crowd of current […]

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Beachcombing And Clean Up This Saturday At Derrymore Beach

Beachcombing And Clean Up This Saturday At Derrymore Beach

February 22, 2017 at 1:10 pm 0 comments

A BEACH clean-up has been organised by Clean Coasts and Irish Wildlife Trust at Derrymore Strand on Saturday February 24, at 10.oo am. The Beach Clean event promises to help keep one of the most beautiful spots in Tralee Bay pristine for everyone. As well as cleaning up the inevitable […]

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Carmel Kelly, Acting Principal and the management team of KCFE Joe Kelly, Mary Murphy and Joanne Roche pictured in advance of Thursdays Open Day.

Open Day To Showcase Courses At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 22, 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

KERRY College of Further Education (KCFE) is looking forward to holding an open day next week where they can showcase all the facilities they can offer. KCFE at Clash offers the most comprehensive suite of full-time further education courses in the county providing school leavers and adult learners with so much […]

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Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

February 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

PACO at The Mall, Tralee, is holding a coffee morning and fashion show on this Friday morning,  in aid of the family of a local woman who passed away earlier this year. Patricia Flavin (nee Guerin) was a young woman from Ballyheigue who died suddenly, leaving behind a husband and five children. […]

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Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

February 21, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

BLENNERVILLE Community Playschool are hosting an evening of style and glamour at Benner’s Hotel, on Friday February 24. Fashion expert Joan Cashman, of the Colour and Image Academy, will provide guests with loads of advice on how to create a stylish wardrobe that suits every woman’s colour, shape, personality and […]

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Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

February 21, 2017 at 11:25 am 0 comments

A NEW table quiz, billed as the ‘Brains of Kerry’ takes place over the coming fortnight. The regional semi-finals with take place at seven different venues across Kerry, including in Tralee, on Thursday, February, 23. The Brandon Hotel will host the Tralee heat at 8.30pm with the same questions asked at each quiz by […]

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Four Kerry Restaurants Make Prestigious Top 100 In Ireland List

Four Kerry Restaurants Make Prestigious Top 100 In Ireland List

February 20, 2017 at 11:34 am 0 comments

THE annual famed list of restaurants from John and Sally McKenna has just been revealed for 2017 and features four Kerry businesses. The list, which was first compiled in 1992, is eagerly awaited by those in the trade and is a huge endorsement for restaurants who make the 100. The […]

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Carol Anna O'Donoghue, Hazel O'Donoghue and Siobhan Ryle at the Churchill Players' 'Springtime Variety Show' at Siamsa Tíre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Crowds Pack Siamsa For Churchill Players Performances

February 19, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

CHURCHILL Players Drama Group put on their  “Springtime Variety Show 2017” and they emptied the parish over the three performances on Friday and Saturday. The Show featured something for everyone, with a variety of song, dance and comedy under the guidance of the AIMS award winning Director, Oliver Hurley, and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 19, 2017 at 11:11 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)… Sinead Kennedy was having fun in Tralee… Such a great […]

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Recruitment Drive For Mentors Underway At KDYS

Recruitment Drive For Mentors Underway At KDYS

February 19, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

KDYS have started recruiting for their new Mentor Project Volunteer Programme, which encourages people to make a difference in a young person’s life. They are looking for people who can spare 2-3 hours per week to dedicate to the mentoring programme. The recruitment drive is focused on finding positive role […]

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Shannon McInerney (ProPlan Property Management) Catriona Kennedy, Rose McGrath and Marcella Daly (Kingdom Crash Repairs) contestants in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club 'Strictly Come Dancing' event. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In The Kerins O’Rahillys GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

February 18, 2017 at 11:05 am 0 comments

THE Brandon Hotel won’t know what hit it! The blue side of town is set to converge on the hotel next month, as 12 couples will take to the floor for the inaugural Kerins O’Rahillys GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event. Past players, Kerry GAA legends and entrepreneurs are among the contestants […]

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Sandra Bunyan, Ruth Falvey, Norah Gibbons, Lisa Kelly and Michelle Fitzgibbon at the Darkness Into Light Tralee  table quiz at Kirbys Brogue Inn on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Question Time For Two Great Causes At Quizzes

February 18, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

THURSDAY night was a night to test the general knowledge in town as two quizzes were held for great causes. Tralee Lions Club held their annual table quiz at the Meadowlands Hote in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group, Kerry Cork Health Link Bus and as always it was well attended. There were some […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: #Livelife Film Awards Another Resounding Success

PHOTOS/VIDEO: #Livelife Film Awards Another Resounding Success

February 17, 2017 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

OVER 700 people attended the third annual Live Life Film Awards, held in the Brandon Hotel on Thursday, February 17. The theme for the event was ‘Make Every Second Count’ and Tralee entrants were among the prizewinners in the three categories. The film competition is held in memory of Donal Walsh […]

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December 1973 find Tralee boys outside Baily's corner Tralee, where the pressure of water blew the manhole cover skyhigh during the flood, result of the heavy rain can be seen on the photograph due to the rain drops on the lens. LtoR. John McMahon, Jimmy Stack, Dan Healy, and Billy Brosnan.

PHOTOS: More Great Images Of The Past Captured In ‘Through The Lens’

February 17, 2017 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Well-known photographer John Cleary’s book, ‘Through The Lens’, is a treasure trove of memories for the people of Tralee and Kerry. Over the past couple of weeks we’ve brought you images from the book – which covers events from the 1970s – where you might see some familiar faces. Here’s […]

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Great Guests Lined Up For Free Talkshow Event In Benners

Great Guests Lined Up For Free Talkshow Event In Benners

February 17, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

STUCK for something different to do tonight? Well, a new live chat-show event is to take place in Tralee tonight and features a diverse line-up from the world of sport, acting and comedy. And admission is free! Kerry GAA manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice will join Kerry comedian Bernard Casey and actors Daragh O’Malley and Maeve […]

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Rebecca Dennehy, Katie Doyle, Ori Beqaj, Sadhbh Griffin, Maggie Sugrue, Michaela Murphy, Sadhbh Norris, Hannah Stack, Ria McElligott, and Katie Anne Harris of the Churchill Players rehearsing at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Churchill Players Prepare For ‘Springtime Variety Show 2017’

February 16, 2017 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

CHURCHILL Players Drama Group are preparing for their annual  “Springtime Variety Show 2017”. The Show commences this Friday and Saturday night, February 17 and 18, and both night performances are sold out. However, the Group have decided to do a Matinee on the Saturday afternoon, February 18 at 2.30pm. The Show […]

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Miriam, Aisling and Breda Murphy with Sarah Wilson at the 'Valentines With A Difference' event in aid of Recovery Haven at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Valentines Night Sellout Event For Recovery Haven

February 15, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

IT was a wonderful night of food and entertainment at The Rose Hotel for the ‘Valentines With A Difference’ event. Hosted by Recovery Haven, it was a sellout event with around 200 people paying just €30 a head for the a great evening. The event was aimed at couples and friends, looking for something different […]

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Kerry Volunteers Wanted For Daffodil Day

Kerry Volunteers Wanted For Daffodil Day

February 15, 2017 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

RTE ‘Dancing With The Stars’ contestant, Des Bishop, was on hand this week at Croke Park to help launch the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day which takes place on March 24 this year. He was also encouraging Kerry people to donate or take part as a volunteer on day which […]

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‘The Maiden Aunt’ To Entertain Audiences In Lixnaw

‘The Maiden Aunt’ To Entertain Audiences In Lixnaw

February 15, 2017 at 10:10 am 0 comments

ST Michael’s Drama Group Lixnaw will present the hilarious comedy “The Maiden Aunt”, written by Irish playwright Jimmy Keary, at An Ceolann, Lixnaw running for four nights from Thursday, February 16 to Sunday, February 19. With a cast of eight, the play, directed by Mike O’Halloran, revolves around Gertie O’Grady, […]

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Rick and Ryan Leonard with Ciara Drummey, Jayden Breen and Amy Scanlon at CBS Primary School, Tralee. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony

Local Basketball Legend To Lead Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade

February 14, 2017 at 7:42 pm 0 comments

TRALEE basketball legend, Rick Leonard has been unveiled as the Grand Marshal for the 2017 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee, with the theme: A Celebration of Tralee Sport. Local community groups and organisations, as well as clubs, schools and businesses are invited to take part in what is always […]

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Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

February 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

KERRY’S top stylists will do battle at a fantastic charity event next month which is a must for fashion lovers. ‘Rags To The Runway’, which takes place at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday, March 11, is a unique fashion event for anyone with an interest in thrift shopping, vintage clothes […]

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Students of Spa National School ahead of the fundraiser 'Night at the Dogs'. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Spa National School Prepares For A ‘Night At The Dogs’

February 14, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

THERE was a lot of excitement in Spa National School on Monday at the launch of its upcoming ‘Night at the Dogs’ fundraiser. The school will host the night at the Kingdom Greyhound Track on Saturday March 11, and it promises to be a fantastic family night out. All funds raised […]

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Barry John Keane and son Leo at the launch of the Kerins O'Rahillys Juvenile Academy on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fun Day For Families At Kerins O’Rahillys Club

February 13, 2017 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

KERRY stars turned up to see the next generation of blues at a family fun day at the Kerins O’Rahillys Club on Sunday. David Moran and Barry John Keane were fresh from their efforts against Mayo the night before and, along with fellow Kerry squad member Cormac Coffey, gave tips […]

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Marilyn O'Shea at the Valentines 10 Mile Road Race on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Hit The Road For Valentines 10 Miler

February 13, 2017 at 11:32 am 0 comments

THAT was cold. It was a very chilly Sunday morning for the runners in the Kerry’s Eye Tralee International Valentines Weekend 10 Mile Road Race yesterday. A crowd of around 400 took part in the sellout event which was run over a section of the full and half-marathon route to give runners a […]

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Attending the Ballymacelligott GAA 'Strictly Love Dancing' on Saturday night were Mary T. Griffin, Genie Griffin and Sheila Griffin. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: More From Ballymac GAA’s Big ‘Strictly’ Night

February 12, 2017 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

EARLIER we told you about the enormous success of last night’s Ballymac GAA Club ‘Strictly Love Dancing’ event (click here for previous coverage). Hundreds had a fantastic time at the Ballygarry House Hotel watching the action and there was no shortage of style off the dance floor as well, as […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 12, 2017 at 11:08 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)… The Tralee Responders collected a bit of money this week… […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Sellout Success At Ballymac ‘Strictly’ In Ballygarry

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Sellout Success At Ballymac ‘Strictly’ In Ballygarry

February 12, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

THE parish of Ballymac descended on Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night for the local GAA Club’s second ‘Strictly Love Dancing’ event. A sellout crowd of around 700 people were entertained by the slick dance moves of the 12 couples – put through their paces over the past number of weeks […]

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Out To Lunch (On Tour): A Touch Of Class At The Airport

Out To Lunch (On Tour): A Touch Of Class At The Airport

February 12, 2017 at 10:57 am 1 comment

Cork International Hotel Cork Airport THERE was something soulless in the past about airport hotels that made you glad you weren’t staying very long. They were normally a stop-gap for an early morning flight or somewhere to lay your head if the plane gets in late and you were too tired to drive […]

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PHOTOS: A Look Inside The New OmniplexMAXX Theatre

PHOTOS: A Look Inside The New OmniplexMAXX Theatre

February 11, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

“TIS only massive.” That’s what the ladies were saying as they watched Jamie Dornan in ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ last night. Yes they really were impressed with the size of that screen. The OmniplexMAXX experience finally came to Tralee last night. We had a good look at what it offers before the punters […]

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