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Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

January 17, 2017 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

DUBLIN Brothers Cry Monster Cry have joined the line up for ‘Future Sounds’ in the INEC Killarney, February 3. The duo recently wowed audience at Other Voices with their much-anticipated first album ‘Rhythm of Dawn’ to rave reviews. And now they join Little Hours on the Acoustic Stage on Friday, February 3. […]

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The Wedding Party at the Na Gaeil GAA Club 'One Wedding And A Funeral' event at their clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Bit Of A Do At The Na Gaeil Club

January 15, 2017 at 11:35 am 0 comments

THERE was some craic at the Na Gaeil Club last night as the club held a very different kind of fundraiser. Around 160 people paid €20 a head to attend ‘One Wedding And A Funeral’ at the clubhouse in Killeen and they sure got their money’s worth. The rich talent […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 15, 2017 at 11:34 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)… Great to see another super turnout… Well over 250 runners/walkers at […]

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Out To Brunch: The Bookshelf Is Well-Stacked With Style And Substance

Out To Brunch: The Bookshelf Is Well-Stacked With Style And Substance

January 14, 2017 at 1:44 pm 1 comment

The Bookshelf Coffee House Manor East THE last few years has seen a resurgence of stylish-looking  restaurants and cafes in town. The Roast House led the way with cool decor, chilled out background music, impeccable coffee and delicious dishes, No.4 On The Square is perhaps the town’s most hip and stylish restaurant […]

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Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

January 14, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

THEY’VE racked up over four million YouTube, countless Facebook views and featured on Ireland’s biggest TV comedy shows. Foil Arms and Hog are Ireland’s top comedy sketch group and they’re returning to Tralee, a year after playing Siamsa Tíre for the first time. Called ‘Pure Brilliant’ by Tommy Tiernan, the […]

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Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

January 14, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event discussing a range of topics to do with women’s health will be held in towards the end of the month at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On […]

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Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

January 13, 2017 at 10:59 am 1 comment

THE renowned poet, novelist, playwright and educator, Brendan Kennelly, is to be honoured for his contribution to literature throughout his life next weekend in his home village. The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr. Michael O’Shea will host a reception by the local authority to honour a man who is […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors Match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

January 13, 2017 at 8:35 am 0 comments

No really! We found six things…It’s a bit quiet around this time of the year, but there is still some events you can head to around the place this weekend… Saturday 1. Keep on running… Double the normal amount of people showed up for the weekly Park Run last Saturday and organisers […]

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A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

January 13, 2017 at 8:34 am 0 comments

JANUARY is a notoriously quiet time for events, but things get more lively next month so here’s something for ladies into their fashion and beauty to look forward to. Just in time for Valentines Day, a Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan (Just Jordan) in conjunction with NOTE Cosmetics will take place  on […]

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Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

January 12, 2017 at 11:26 am 0 comments

THE Sherlock series on BBC has become hugely popular over the past number of years and fans will have a chance to see it on the big screen this Sunday. The Tralee Omniplex will show the Series Four finale ‘Sherlock: The Final Problem’ in the cinema at 8.45pm. Omniplex Cinemas […]

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WATCH: Documentary On Kerry Priest’s Crusade Against The Devil To Be Screened On Netflix

WATCH: Documentary On Kerry Priest’s Crusade Against The Devil To Be Screened On Netflix

January 9, 2017 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

AN Irish feature documentary about a Kerry priest and his battle against evil will be available on Netflix from next Sunday. ‘Hostage to the Devil’ (see trailer below) will launch on the streaming service, telling the story of Malachi Martin from Ballylongford.  Fr Malachi, a Jesuit priest, was a writer of several […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 8, 2017 at 12:02 pm 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)… Catherine took some sunset shots… Yesterday local graveyard sunset #Rathass […]

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Marie Scott, Dara Quirke, Deirdre Maguire, Niamh O'Donnell and Maura O'Donnell enjoying Women's Christmas at Benners Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Night Brings Festive Season To A Close

January 7, 2017 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

AND so it ends. The festive season is officially over and ladies hit restaurants all over town last night to bid it farewell on Women’s Christmas. Restaurants were packed all over Tralee, as groups large and small enjoyed some delicious meals and the odd glass of wine. We visited the Brogue, The Grand […]

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Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

January 6, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

FAMILIES from Lixnaw, Abbeydorney and around north Kerry are preparing to do battle in aid of Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Lixnaw next month. The school, together with Trendhouse Events, is putting on a Family Gameshow at The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 4 at 8.30pm sharp. The gameshow is based on popular television […]

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Park Run. File Photo

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

January 6, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

‘It’s January! What could possibly be on in this dreary month?’ I hear you ask. Well, there is a few things to do this weekend… Friday 1. The last hurrah… Ladies, it’s time to get out and finish off the festive period with a bang. Women’s Christmas is pretty much a Kerry/Cork […]

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WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

January 5, 2017 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

FILMMAKERS of all ages still have just less than four weeks to ‘Make Every Second Count’ by entering the fourth annual Live Life National Film Competition. It is over three years now since young teenager Donal Walsh sadly lost his battle to cancer.  The impact of his powerful positive message however continues to be […]

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Dee’s Dropping Balls At Barrow For Special Olympics

Dee’s Dropping Balls At Barrow For Special Olympics

January 4, 2017 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE woman is organising an unusual fundraiser next week. The Great Golf Ball Release Tralee will see Dee Lyons drop/roll numbered golf balls on to the practice greens at Tralee Golf Club and the ball that lands closest to the pin wins. It’s all in aid of Special Olympics […]

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Most Viewed Story In RTE Archives Last Year Was A Rose Interview From 1991

Most Viewed Story In RTE Archives Last Year Was A Rose Interview From 1991

January 2, 2017 at 11:56 am 0 comments

THE RTE Archives section of the national broadcasters’ website is a treasure trove of curious stories. Back in November we spotted some great footage of Tralee from 50 years ago (click here for story). Well a couple of days ago, RTE revealed that the most viewed archive story on the […]

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The fireworks on Denny Street on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Real Family Occasion At The New Year’s Eve Fireworks

January 1, 2017 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

THERE was a massive crowd on Denny Street last night for the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display. Crowds started gathering before 7pm for the show and Andrew Morrissey of Radio Kerry was getting the crowd warmed up playing pop music to the masses. Then at around 7.25pm, the fireworks started […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 1, 2017 at 11:55 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)… A good week for the Warriors… Tralee beat Demons 81-67 […]

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A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

December 30, 2016 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

JUST in case you’re feeling energetic this coming Sunday morning, here’s something to tackle, literally. Tralee Dynamos are holding a charity soccer match at the Low Field billed as the ‘Legends Vs All-Stars’ at 12.30pm sharp. The event will also remember former Dynamos player Joe Flynn who passed away in January […]

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Front from left; Chloe Lacey, Frankie Glennon and Evie Giles. Back from left; Naledi Hlongwane, Alysha O'Connor, Jenna Louise O'Regan and Tara Smith before taking the stage for the opening performance of 'Rapunzel' on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Rapunzel’ Is Wowing Audiences At Siamsa Tíre

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

IF you haven’t got your tickets for this season’s Christmas panto, you better get your skates on because audiences are raving about the superb production of ‘Rapunzel’ directed by Oliver Hurley. Almost all performances are sold out and Thursday saw capacity audiences for the opening shows where those present were treated to an amazing display of […]

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Una Kelly, Roisin O'Shea, Linda Kane, Marie O'Connor, Alanna Maharaj, John Twomey and Deirdre Barry at the Moyderwell Secondary School Class of 1991 Reunion at No.4 On The Square on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell’s Class Of 1991 Share Memories At Reunion

December 29, 2016 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

IT’S been 25 years since the Class of 1991 graduated from Moyderwell Secondary School, so there was a lot to catch up on at No.4 On The Square on Tuesday night. Around 30 people attended the reunion at the bar/restaurant where a couple of teachers – Marie O’Connor and Mike […]

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

Fireworks And Countdown Clock To End 2016 In Tralee

December 29, 2016 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

TRALEE will host two celebration events for all ages in the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at the Ashe Memorial Hall and a Countdown Clock by the Croppy Boy on Denny Street will book-end New Year’s Eve celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Saturday, December 31. Organised […]

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Daniel Remembered At St Stephen’s Day Soccer Tournament

Daniel Remembered At St Stephen’s Day Soccer Tournament

December 28, 2016 at 11:22 am 1 comment

THERE was a great turnout at the Low Field on Monday for the 2016 Daniel Coffey Memorial Tournament. The tournament celebrated a talented footballer, Daniel Coffey, who sadly passed away a few years ago and was first held in 2014. Four teams took part managed by Tim Landers, Pat Coffey, Pat […]

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Joanna, Judy and Gabrielle Walsh at the Christmas Swim in Fenit on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Miserable Weather But The Christmas Swimmers In Fenit Didn’t Care

December 27, 2016 at 9:46 am 0 comments

THE wind howled and the rain fell (horizontally!), but that didn’t deter the hundreds of dippers in Fenit on Christmas Day. There was a huge crowd at the beach, despite the bad weather and spirits were high as they sang ‘Jingle Bells’ just prior to the dash. And dash they did to […]

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PHOTOS: Banna Swim Draws Hundreds On Christmas Day

PHOTOS: Banna Swim Draws Hundreds On Christmas Day

December 27, 2016 at 9:38 am 0 comments

THE craic was mighty over in Banna on Sunday morning for the annual Christmas swim with hundreds making the dash for the ocean. It was blustery and rainy conditions at times, with the sun, as it was in Fenit, but there was great enthusiasm amongst those taking part. It was […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 27, 2016 at 9:38 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)… No better place to be on Christmas Eve… Christmas time […]

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Let's go again...making the dash into the water for the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

December 24, 2016 at 8:48 am 0 comments

Christmas is finally here and people will enjoy a well-earned break from work. But  for anyone who wants to escape the house between now and Monday afternoon, let’s see what you can get up to…  1. Enjoy the Christmas atmosphere… There’s nothing like going to town on Christmas Eve and meeting […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students To Bring Shakespeare Classic To Siamsa Stage

December 24, 2016 at 8:47 am 0 comments

IT may be Christmas, but the students of Mercy Mounthawk are already looking ahead to the new year and their upcoming production of a Shakespearean classic. TraleeToday.ie visited the school on Thursday morning where the students were rehearsing for ‘Romeo And Juliet’ which will be performed at Siamsa Tíre from […]

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