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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 19, 2020 at 10:43 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… A view from the Spa… Looking west from the Spá, Tralee Co Kerry. pic.twitter.com/88t5r3VRjU — Kilian Kelly (@kellylad) January 16, 2020 Well […]

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Fleadh 2020 Chairman Vincent Prendergast, with commitee members Sarah Clinton, Louise O'Shea and Tricia Bennett, inviting you all to the Faha Court Quiz in aid of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí, Milltown 2020.

Table Quiz Fundraiser For Fleadh Cheoil 2020

January 19, 2020 at 10:42 am 0 comments

THE organisers of 2020 Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí are organising a table quiz in Listry for the end of the month to help with the cost of putting on the great entertainment. The Faha Court Bar in Listry is the venue for the quiz at 8.30pm on Friday, January 31. Vincent […]

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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

Caherleaheen NS Parents To Host A ‘Gourmet Spring Grill’ At Ballygarry

January 18, 2020 at 9:58 am 0 comments

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 Friday, March 13 at The Pavilion in Ballygarry House Hotel, will support the Hugh’s House charity, located on […]

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Eileen Stack, Marie Hill, Jo O'Connor, Siobhan Meehan, Kathleen Houlihan, Clodagh Foley, Aileen Hill, Therese Greaney and Deirdre Lyons at the launch of Deirdre Millane's album at Siamsa Tíre on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout At Siamsa For Deirdre’s Album Launch

January 18, 2020 at 9:57 am 0 comments

VISITORS to Siamsa Tíre last night were treated to a fabulous evening of music as a teacher in a local school launched her debut album. Kilmore, Co. Clare native, Deirdre Millane welcomed friends, family, colleagues from Scoil Eoin  and music lovers to the venue to hear ‘Idir Dubh Agus Bán’ played […]

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'1917'.

Finnegan On Film: ‘1917’ Is A Totally Immersive Cinematic Experience

January 18, 2020 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says ‘1917’ is likely to feature on many critics’ ‘Best Of 2020’ lists later this year… One major difficulty about war films is that the real life heroics are often so unbelievably brave, they look false on screen. It is why those who were actually […]

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The St Brigid’s Cow at the Biddy’s Day parade last year.

Artist Works With Community Groups For ‘Street Spectacle’ In Time For St Patrick’s Day

January 17, 2020 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

COMMUNITY groups are taking part in a ‘Street Spectacle’ project which is set to come to fruition for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office is delighted to have Caoimhe Dunn back in the county as facilitator on their Street Spectacle project. This year she […]

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Team Bramble volunteers out picking up rubbish.

Public Asked To Give Half An Hour At ‘Day Of Cleaning’ This Saturday

January 17, 2020 at 9:42 am 0 comments

A ‘DAY Of cleaning’ is planned for this Saturday in The Square to welcome the Chinese New Year festival in a clean environment. The public is invited to volunteer and and join volunteers from Glan Tralee, Team Bramble, Tralee Tidy Towns, Kerry Sustainable Energy Co-op, Tidy Tralee Together, Kerry County Council, […]

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‘Puppy Love’ On St Valentine’s Night In The Meadowlands For A Great Cause

‘Puppy Love’ On St Valentine’s Night In The Meadowlands For A Great Cause

January 16, 2020 at 11:05 am 1 comment

THE Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) Tralee Branch have announced that their annual dance will be held again at the Meadowlands Hotel and given that the event will be taking place on St Valentine’s night, Friday, February 14, this year’s theme of ‘Puppy Love’ is very apt. There […]

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Carole Ann Clark.

Kerry SciTech And Kerry GAA To Host ‘Momentum 2020’ At Currans

January 13, 2020 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY SciTech and Kerry GAA have joined forces for Momentum 2020, an event taking place at the end of this month at Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence, Currans. “With almost 70 science, technology and engineering companies in the region, Kerry has huge potential as a target location for talent and […]

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In front; Frank O'Connor and Club Chairman Haulie Kerins are joined by club members at the launch of the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k/5k run on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Charlie Kerins To Be Remembered At GAA Club’s Annual 10k/5k Event

January 13, 2020 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS take part in the event every year and the annual Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run and 5k fun run is set to be another big draw on Sunday, January 26. Held in association with FBD Insurance, this year’s run will honour the memory of Charlie Kerins. “Kerins O’Rahillys are delighted to […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 12, 2020 at 12:14 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… The ladies really enjoyed their weekend… The Roses of Tralee meet up every year for their own special reunion. That’s 1959 Rose […]

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Deirdre Millane

Local Teacher To Launch Debut Album At Siamsa Next Week

January 12, 2020 at 11:26 am 1 comment

A CLARE native who is teaching in a Tralee primary school will launch her debut album next weekend in Tralee. Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, teacher Deirdre Millane is from Kilmore, Co. Clare and is no stranger to the trad scene, boasting an array of prestigious awards under her belt by the […]

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Some of the cast of 'Hairspray', Padraig Harrington, Sorcha Ringland and Lorcan Ryan  at rehearsals in Mercy Mounthawk last week. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Rehearsing For Latest Production

January 11, 2020 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students have been working hard over the past few months rehearsing for their latest stage production, with some even coming in the morning after their school debs. With a cast of about 140, taking in students from all years, they will bring the much-loved musical ‘Hairspray’ to the […]

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History Of Faction Fighting In Kerry Explored In New Book

History Of Faction Fighting In Kerry Explored In New Book

January 11, 2020 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE brutal history of faction fighting in Kerry is explored in a new book to be launched next week. ‘Days Of The Blackthorn – Faction Fighters Of Kerry’ by Sean Moraghan, details some grim encounters in all parts of the county, including the Battle of Ballyeagh near Ballybunion in 1834, between […]

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The Gentlemen

Finnegan On Film: Guy Ritchie Back On Familiar But Fun Ground With ‘The Gentlemen’

January 11, 2020 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Guy Ritchie’s return to the cockney gangster genre is great fun with the cast really enjoying themselves… “The Gentlemen” is Guy Rtchie’s welcome return to the “Manor” of his signature sub genre of Cheeky Crafty Cockney Gangster after Hollywood blockbusters Aladdin (big box office) […]

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Bands To Rock Benners In Aid Of Tralee Native Siobhain

Bands To Rock Benners In Aid Of Tralee Native Siobhain

January 9, 2020 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT out to support a striker Tralee native has been organised for the end of the month which will see live bands and DJs entertain at Benners Hotel. ‘Bands For Bubbles’ is being held on Friday, January 31 in aid of Siobhain Maher Sequeval. Siobhan (51), originally from Connolly Park […]

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Looking forward to the Scoil Eoin St Valentines Ball.

Scoil Eoin To Host Fundraising St Valentine’s Ball In Ballygarry

January 8, 2020 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WE know it’s early, but if you’re making any plans for St Valentine’s night, you might consider this fundraiser from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh. There is a great buzz of excitement around the school as they monitor the progress of their new building and the fundraising committee are organising a Valentine’s […]

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Kerry Sports Academy

Kerry Sports Academy To Host Open Day This Saturday

January 8, 2020 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Sports Academy at IT Tralee is now open to the public for membership and Pay as you Go visits and will hold an Open Day on Saturday, January 11th from 12-4pm. The Kerry Sports Academy is an 8,400m2 universally accessible sports facility which includes a state of the […]

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Launching the upcoming Chinese New Year Festival at Tamarind Restaurant on Tuesday were, seated from left; Angelina Ong of Tamarind, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Kevin McCarthy, Mayor of Tralee Cllr Jim Finucane, Angie Baily and Chris Sun of Hillbillys Tralee. At back are nursing students at IT Tralee from China. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Host Of Events Planned For Chinese New Year Festival In Tralee

January 7, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

DETAILS of the much-anticipated line up of events for the inaugural Chinese New Year Festival in Tralee were announced this morning through the events team in Tralee Chamber Alliance. The first Festival of the New Year in Tralee celebrates Chinese and Irish Communities and Culture and promises to deliver a […]

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Launching the upcoming '80s Night' at The Rose Hotel were, kneeling, Mikey Sheehy of Comfort For Chemo Kerry and Mark Sullivan, General Manager of The Rose Hotel. At back; Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry, Marketing and Advertising Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley and Elma Walsh of Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Ways To Make January More Bearable

January 5, 2020 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

The festive season is officially over after Women’s Christmas and most people will be back to work by Monday (if you’re not already back!). Well it doesn’t have to be that depressing a January, so here’s a few things to go to/take part in/get excited about during the rest of the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 5, 2020 at 10:57 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… A great place for a walk alright… Nice and crisp in Tralee town park. #100daysofwalking pic.twitter.com/wplLTx8XkI — Conor Reidy (@ConorJReidy) January 3, […]

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Peter Harty (seated) and Kevin Reardon of CH Tralee with the winners of the Santaland Colouring Competition at the store on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Santaland’ Colouring Competition Winners Receive Their Prizes

January 5, 2020 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG artists were rewarded for their endeavours on Saturday when they received prizes in a colouring competition. Children who visited Santa at CH’s Santaland before Christmas were given a star to colour in for the ‘Wish Upon A Star’ competition and 10 winners were chosen, who received a €50 CH […]

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'LIttle Women'

Finnegan On Film: Often-Adapted Classic Is A Joy For All The Family

January 4, 2020 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says exemplary acting and expert direction make the classic ‘Little Women’ an enjoyable experience for all the family… ‘Little Women’ by Louisa May Alcott is one of those classic books that few have read but most know roughly what the story is about. This is really down to […]

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Clodagh Donnelly, Ciara O'Sullivan and Sinead Murphy at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Debs' Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Style At The Gaelcholáiste Students’ Debs Ball

January 3, 2020 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’RE in festive debs season and after the glamour of the CBS Tralee students ball on Monday, it was the turn of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students to glam up on Thursday night. Again, the venue was the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and over 90 students enjoyed a three course meal with entertainment […]

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Tickets Still Available For Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch This Sunday

Tickets Still Available For Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch This Sunday

January 3, 2020 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Kerry is hosting its annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, on this Sunday January 5. Renowned for hosting the event on the last Sunday in November, organiser of the event Margaret Kissane, explained the reason for the move. “This year we felt, with Women’s […]

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Talk On Health, Nutrition, Fitness And More In Aid Of Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

Talk On Health, Nutrition, Fitness And More In Aid Of Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

January 3, 2020 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A TALK on health, nutrition, and more will take place next week in Tralee with all proceeds raised on the night going to the Tír na nÓg Orphanage. Taking place in The Rose Hotel on Thursday, January 9 at 7.30pm, ‘Keeping Health Simple’ has the aim of educating people on […]

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Cast members of the Oliver Hurley School of Performing Arts production of Aladdin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Aladdin’ Is Delighting Audiences At Siamsa During Panto Season

January 2, 2020 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been packing out Siamsa Tíre since it opened last Sunday and there’s just a few tickets left for the remaining shows. Oliver Hurley’s School of Performing Arts production of ‘Aladdin’ continues at 2.30pm and 7.30pm until Saturday. The production is full of fun, laughter, some fantastic special effects, plenty […]

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Enjoying the New Year's Eve fireworks display on Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party Time On Denny Street For New Year’s Eve Fireworks

January 1, 2020 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

AN earlier start, but the crowd was just as big as previous years on Denny Street yesterday for the fireworks and live band entertainment. The crowd started gathering from around 5pm when the ultimate disco band UV5 took to the Denny Street Stage to get things started. The four-piece group whipped […]

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Caitlyn Brick, Jessica Barrett, Jasmine Ryle and Jennifer McLoughlin at the CBS The Green Students' Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The CBS The Green Students’ Debs Ball

December 31, 2019 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from CBS The Green and their dates for the evening enjoyed a fun end to the year at their Debs Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Monday night. Organised by the students, around 115 people sat down for a meal followed by a DJ who kept the party atmosphere going […]

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The fireworks on Denny Street on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

Families Advised To Get Down Early For Fireworks Display

December 31, 2019 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is ready for a big street party this evening and it’s very much a family affair. At 5pm the ultimate disco band UV5 take to the Denny Street Stage to get things started. UV5 are described as ‘the gold standard of live music entertainment. Delivering high energy shows around Ireland, […]

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