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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 25, 2020 at 10:13 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… Lockdown can’t stop a good walk…   View this post on Instagram   Autumn in the Park 😊 #tralee #kerry #parks #ireland […]

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Some Spooky Stories From Local Actors On Halloween Weekend

Some Spooky Stories From Local Actors On Halloween Weekend

October 25, 2020 at 10:13 am 0 comments

IF you’re looking for some fun and a few spooky stories for the Halloween weekend, then a local drama production will deliver the thrills on YouTube. ‘The Philomena Dramatics’ will present ’24 Hours Of Horror! Story-Terrors’ on the social media platform next Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. Written […]

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Lily James in 'Rebecca'.

Finnegan On Films: A Remake, A Documentary And A Super Spy On Netflix

October 24, 2020 at 9:37 am 0 comments

Since we will all be staying in for a while, here are three selections available on Netflix to consider chosen by our movie guy, James Finnegan… One of Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous films is Rebecca. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier and made in 1940, it got him […]

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Paula Murrihy.

Acclaimed Tralee Mezzo-Soprano To Take Part In Online Concert This Weekend

October 21, 2020 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE mezzo-soprano will take part in a special online concert this Saturday which is a must for classical music and opera lovers. Irish National Opera has joined forces with the Office of Public Works to present three of Ireland’s greatest living singers, mezzo-sopranos Paula Murrihy, Sharon Carty, and Tara […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 18, 2020 at 1:04 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… Careful now…   View this post on Instagram   Come here til I tell you a question 😋🍽 . . . . […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Thriller, Comedy And Drama To Check Out On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: A Thriller, Comedy And Drama To Check Out On Netflix

October 17, 2020 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

No shortage of films available to entertain us as we stay at home, with some Netflix selections and the Kerry International Film Festival this weekend says our movie guy James Finnegan… At time of writing, there are discussions going on trying to decide what Covid level we should be at, […]

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Siamsa Tíre Looks For Public To Complete Short Survey To Plan For The Future

Siamsa Tíre Looks For Public To Complete Short Survey To Plan For The Future

October 13, 2020 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre is looking for the public’s input so that they can assess what people would like to see at the theatre and what they feel is important about the services provided. COVID-19 has created a tough year for everyone and like many organisations, Siamsa Tíre has used this opportunity […]

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Safe Outdoor Dining And Delicious Food At Gally’s Bar And Restaurant

Safe Outdoor Dining And Delicious Food At Gally’s Bar And Restaurant

October 11, 2020 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Sponsored WITH Level 3 Restrictions currently in place, some people assume that all bars and restaurants are closed now. However, there are some hospitality businesses in town that can safely open, adhering to social distancing and public health guidelines, while providing delicious food in a comfortable atmosphere. Gally’s Bar and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 11, 2020 at 11:33 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… A bit of much-needed entertainment on Friday… Thanks to @CormacBegley and @marycullosmusic for fantastic live performances! earlier today in Tralee ‘s Pearse […]

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'The Peanut Butter Falcon'

Finnegan On Films: Two Great Offerings To Check Out On Netflix

October 10, 2020 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

With the new restrictions in place and the Omniplex closed, James Finnegan checks out some offerings on Netflix… Unfortunately, the Tralee Omniplex is closed due to the Level Three Covid restrictions.  Like all businesses affected by this global pandemic, there is an industry reaction in terms of productions halted and […]

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Mark’s ‘Unputdownable’ Biography Of DJ Curtin Garners Huge Praise

Mark’s ‘Unputdownable’ Biography Of DJ Curtin Garners Huge Praise

October 8, 2020 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

HE’S one of Tralee’s favourite sons and now a new book about his life and career is garnering wild praise from everyone who has bought it. Local businessman, Mark Leen, has put written and published ‘Curtin Call’ about famed singer DJ Curtin which people are describing as ‘unputdownable’. It’s been […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 4, 2020 at 11:08 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… Another class offering from Mike… Training for the Ring in lovely #Abbeydorney #Tralee #Kerry #RingOfKerry #ROK pic.twitter.com/He5FVTjcXU — Mike O’Donnell (@mikodonnell) October […]

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'The Trial Of The Chicago 7'.

Finnegan On Films: Compelling Performances In ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’

October 3, 2020 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says Aaron Sorkin’s gets the best out of a wonderful cast in ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7′ which plays at the Omniplex this week… I understand that this film has been thirteen years in development.  It is hard to imagine any other time during this period where […]

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Kerry Film Festival Launches Online Programme Of Events

Kerry Film Festival Launches Online Programme Of Events

October 2, 2020 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival has launched their 2020 online programme today with a host of unique feature films, documentaries, animation, short film programmes and online industry events not to be missed. In keeping with current Government guidelines surrounding Coivd19 and to maintain the safety of KIFF audiences everywhere, the festival […]

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Free Radicals Youth Theatre returns to Siamsa Tíre.

Young People Invited To Join Free Radicals Youth Theatre At Siamsa Tíre

October 1, 2020 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre is inviting young people aged 15 – 20 to let drama take front stage as it launches its twelfth season of the Free Radicals Youth Theatre (FRYT). The term commences this Saturday, October 3 at 4pm at Siamsa Tíre and new members are welcome. The group meets every […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 27, 2020 at 3:03 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… And what a view it is… View from Blenerville Bridge looking out to #Tralee Bay last week. pic.twitter.com/cakmpskHWD — Dermot O’Sullivan (@Derm_Sullivan) […]

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Street Leagues.

Finnegan On Films: Three Very Different Offerings At The Omniplex

September 26, 2020 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at what’s playing in Tralee Omniplex this week… Three very different offerings on show this week at Tralee Omniplex including science fiction (I hope!), a romantic comedy musical and a wonderful Irish made true life documentary that tells a great human story. Street Leagues […]

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Looking forward to the John Mitchels Drive-In Bingo event this Sunday were, in front; Denis Mannix and Clive O'Callaghan. Back from left; Michael Walsh, Wayne Duggan, George Lowe and Rory Kilgallen. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Mitchels GAA Club To Host Drive-In Bingo Event This Sunday

September 22, 2020 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE John Mitchels Club will host a novel Drive-In Bingo event next Sunday at their grounds in Camp, Ballyseedy. Chairman of the club Denis Mannix said times are tough for all GAA clubs and it was necessary for them to do something to bring money into the club, with the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 20, 2020 at 12:13 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… We begin with this class shot… Luí na gréine I gCathair Uí Mhoráin tráthnóna aréir. A lovely sunset in Blennerville last night. […]

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Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in Bill And Ted Face The Music.

Finnegan On Films: Not Quite Excellent, But Bill And Ted Provide Great Fun

September 19, 2020 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Among this week’s selections at Tralee Omniplex are two films that could not be more different in style and tone, but both deservedly enjoy a faithful and enthusiastic following says our movie guy, James Finnegan… Woah, Dude! It’s thirty years since Bill and Ted’s last chapter of their ‘Excellent Adventure’ […]

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Launching the Kerry Visual Arts Showcase were Caroline Lynch (Arts Office, Kerry County Council); Christopher Shaw, artist; Kate Plum, artist; Cllr Patrick Connor-Scarteen, Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council

Number Of Events Online Tonight For ‘Culture Night’

September 18, 2020 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TONIGHT is Culture Night in Kerry and lots of the events are online, to ensure public safety while still providing arts and cultural groups the opportunity of showcasing their work to the Kerry public. Every year the Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase is launched on Culture Night. This year the launch […]

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Jessie Buckley

Jessie Buckley To Receive Kerry Film Festival’s Maureen O’Hara Award

September 17, 2020 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) has announced that Jessie Buckley is the recipient of this year’s Maureen O’Hara award. The Killarney native will be accepting the accolade in October in celebration of her exceptional work in both film and the arts. The much-coveted award is offered exclusively to women who […]

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Gerry Cinnamon

Gerry Cinnamon Concert Announced For INEC Next Year

September 15, 2020 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

GLASWEGIAN music sensation Gerry Cinnamon is to play the INEC in Killarney next year. Having already sold-out shows scheduled for Malahide Castle in Dublin and Irish Independent Park in Cork for next summer, a third date has been added for the Kerry venue on June 8, 2021. The continuing ascent […]

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Performers in Siamsa Tíre's 'An Ghaoth Aniar'.

Siamsa Tíre Goes Online For Culture Night With Scene From ‘An Ghaoth Aniar’

September 15, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre will share the closing scene from An Ghaoth Aniar through a special YouTube digital screening on Culture Night which takes place this Friday. An Ghaoth Aniar (The Wind from the West) premiered in Siamsa Tíre on August 22, 2018.  It formed part of the 2018 and 2019 seasons […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 13, 2020 at 1:29 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… Lovely spot… Look at this stunning woodland in Glanageenty near Tralee. pic.twitter.com/wJKPf20iC0 — Proinsias Ó Foghlú (@francisfoley) September 12, 2020 A few […]

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Knives Out.

Finnegan On Films: Murder And Romance At The Omniplex

September 12, 2020 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at what’s playing at the Omniplex this week… This week’s reviews include a delightful combination of murder and romance.  What more could you ask from your local Omniplex? Personally, the big film this week is Knives Out, a delightfully modern take on the Agatha […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 6, 2020 at 11:55 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… We begin with Banna…   View this post on Instagram   Big #Kerry skies. #wildatlanticway #ireland #tralee A post shared by Karl […]

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Kerry Artists Go Online For Culture Night

Kerry Artists Go Online For Culture Night

September 5, 2020 at 2:21 pm 1 comment

DESPITE the current COVID-19 pandemic, Culture Night is happening in Kerry this year. On Friday, September 18, lots of the events are online, to ensure public safety while still providing arts and cultural groups the opportunity of showcasing their work to the Kerry public. Every year the Kerry Visual Artists’ […]

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The New Mutants.

Finnegan On Films: No Shortage Of Fantasy Flicks At The Omniplex

September 5, 2020 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, say there is no shortage of fantasy in this week’s offerings at the Tralee Omniplex, appealing to all ages and genres… The new release this week is The New Mutants, the thirteenth and final chapter in the 20th Century X-Men series of films. This was […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 30, 2020 at 11:47 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… Great spot… Wonderful Blennerville Windmill fantastic day well spent #explorethekingdom #WildAtlanticWay #lovekerry #thekingdom #visitkerry #tralee #lovetralee @ExperienceKerry pic.twitter.com/70LphbK3ej — Annette Kennedy (@NettyJKE) […]

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