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Finnegan On Films: Biopics And More On The TV Today To Enjoy

Finnegan On Films: Biopics And More On The TV Today To Enjoy

April 20, 2024 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on some films to enjoy on RTE and TG4 this Saturday… Let’s start with a typical Saturday afternoon tale of daring do with The Guns of Navarone (Saturday 2.50pm RTE1). In 1943, a small commando team is sent to destroy huge German guns on the […]

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Table Quiz For Cancer Fund For Children At Kerins O’Rahillys

Table Quiz For Cancer Fund For Children At Kerins O’Rahillys

April 19, 2024 at 11:51 am 0 comments

A TABLE quiz will be held tonight (Friday) at The Klub at Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club for a very worthy cause. The event is in aid of the Cancer Fund For Children and will take place at 8.30pm. Table of four is €40. All are welcome and your support is […]

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Looking forward to the Tralee Lions Club Table Quiz in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School were, from left; President of Tralee Lions Club John Hallinan, Peggy Daly the Board of Management; Chairman of the Board of Management Ger O'Sullivan; Deputy Principal Denise Kerins, Sean Cooke of Tralee Lions Club and Deputy Principal Louise Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Table Quiz Fundraiser On Thursday Night To Help Buy Bus For School

April 17, 2024 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Lions Club are organising a fundraiser for a local school this Thursday evening. St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School has started a campaign to raise funds for a new bus for transporting children on school trips and activities and this campaign has already realised €6,000. However, they have a […]

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Finnegan On Films: Diverse Selection Of Movies On The Box Today

Finnegan On Films: Diverse Selection Of Movies On The Box Today

April 13, 2024 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

From a dearth of choice last week, today sees a cinematic smorgasbord of treats and classics says our movie guy, James Finnegan… First up is the original, and best, Ghostbusters (Saturday 1pm RTE2). Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd and Harold Ramis star as three rather eccentric but gifted scientists use their […]

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Cast members of 'All Well That Ends Well?' which will be staged at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí next month.

Gaelcholáiste’s TY Students Look Forward To Staging ‘All’s Well That Ends Well?’

April 12, 2024 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí are tirelessly rehearsing for their upcoming comedy ‘All’s Well That Ends Well?’ The play next month will see the return of Audrey (Kayla Ní Chonchúir) and Davy (Dan Ó Maoldomhnaigh) in the trilogy of plays written by playwright Mary Quirke of Qwerkkreations. Seventeen transition […]

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About to set off on the annual Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Head To Blennerville This Saturday For The Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk

April 10, 2024 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk takes place this Saturday, April 13, marking it’s tenth anniversary, and all are invited to take part. Last year the walk, in memory of the much-loved man from Blennerville who passed away in 2014, raised €5,000 for Donal’s Den at the Palliative Care Unit, adding to […]

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Horse Lords.

Baltimore Rock Band To Play The Greyhound Bar This Friday

April 10, 2024 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE venue will host the debut Irish show for Baltimore avant-garde rock quartet Horse Lords this Friday, April 12. The Greyhound Bar will host a band with a meticulous sound centred in controlled minimalism, their experimentation with krautrock, post-punk, traditional Appalachian, African polyrhythms, arcane tunings, and use of electronics. They […]

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Finnegan On Films: How ‘The Bodyguard’ Made It To The Big Screen

Finnegan On Films: How ‘The Bodyguard’ Made It To The Big Screen

April 6, 2024 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at how one of tonight’s films on TV, ‘The Bodyguard’ came to the big screen… When you consider all the components and stages that go to making a film, from the blank page right at the start, all the way to the final production […]

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Fashion Show Fundraiser At The Ashe Hotel This Friday

Fashion Show Fundraiser At The Ashe Hotel This Friday

April 4, 2024 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

A FASHION show will take place this Friday as a fundraiser for the Phoenix Women’s Centre and Shed. Taking place at The Ashe Hotel, the centre is collaborating with five Tralee town based shops  to bring the best of fashion to those attending the show which begins at 7.30pm. The […]

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Caroline Spillane, Tracy O'Keeffe and Anne Marie Earley, cast members of Tralee Musical Society's upcoming production of 'Sister Act'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Musical Society Cast Prepares For ‘Sister Act’

March 30, 2024 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

REHEARSALS are in full swing for Tralee Musical Society’s production of the musical comedy Sister Act which will be staged from April 9th to April 13th. Some of the cast gathered at Siamsa on Friday in full dress for a photoshoot to promote the show which is based on the […]

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Finnegan On Films: An Easter Parade Of Movies On The Box

Finnegan On Films: An Easter Parade Of Movies On The Box

March 30, 2024 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Saturday throws up some fine films on the box… There was a time when there was traditional Bank Holiday classics rolled out, but we appear to be surprisingly light this weekend. Swallows and Amazons (Saturday 1.15pm RTE2) is a rather old fashioned story of […]

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Looking forward to the Kerry Choral Union Spring Concert in aid of Recovery Haven were Jacinta Bradley, Recovery Haven, Elizabeth O'Halloran of Kerry Choral Union, Dermot Crowley of Recovery Haven and Hilla  Jylhänkangas of Kerry Choral Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

An Evening With The Kerry Choral Union At Spring Concert Fundraiser

March 29, 2024 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Choral Union will host their much-anticipated Spring Concert at St Brendan’s Church, Tralee on Sunday, April 21 at 7.30pm. The wonderful concert of choral music will be conducted by Sharon Reidy and is being organised, once again, to raise vital funds for cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. As […]

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Mark Doe.

Mark Doe To Give An Air Frying Masterclass At Kerins O’Rahillys Clubhouse

March 29, 2024 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

‘SUCCESS comes at a price’ may be a well-worn cliché, but it’s perfectly apt when it comes to the Tralee Magic underage teams’ exploits this season. The basketball club’s Under 14 and Under 16 girls teams have reached the All Ireland Club Championship and it’s a costly business. The club […]

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Postmodern Jukebox is a very different musical experience coming to the INEC in April.

Unique Takes On Rock And Pop Classics With Postmodern Jukebox At INEC This April

March 28, 2024 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

AND now for something completely different. Famed concert act Postmodern Jukebox has announced a new World Tour to celebrate the dual milestone of their 10th anniversary of touring and their 1,000th show in 2024, taking in a stop at the Gleneagle INEC Arena on April 19. With Postmodern Jukebox, modern-day earworms […]

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The Oyster Tavern.

Kerry Winners Announced At Munster Regional Finals Of Irish Restaurant Awards

March 28, 2024 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Munster winners in the Irish Restaurant Awards were announced last night at the Great Southern Hotel in Killarney. The winners of categories in each of the six counties were announced and among the award recipients were Mairead McCarthy who won the Employee Excellence Award and while The Oyster Tavern […]

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Phoenix Women’s Centre To Host Fashion Show At The Ashe Hotel

Phoenix Women’s Centre To Host Fashion Show At The Ashe Hotel

March 27, 2024 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

A FASHION show will take place next week as a fundraiser for the Phoenix Women’s Centre and Shed. Taking place at The Ashe Hotel, the centre is collaborating with five Tralee town based shops  to bring the best of fashion to those attending on Friday, April 5 at 7.30pm. The […]

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TJ Cosgrove from Listowel features on An Ríl Deal.

Kerry Dancers To Feature On TG4’s ‘An Ríl Deal’ This Weekend

March 27, 2024 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY dancers will feature on this week’s episode of An Ríl Deal. The show from TG4 and Adare Productions is looking for the next big thing in the world of Irish dancing. Performers of all styles of traditional dance are entertaining viewers over eight episodes on the show; from step […]

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Fiona O'Connor, John Fealy, Ella Gethin, Matthew Riordan and Matthew Ryan, cast members in the Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts production of 'Shrek The Musical Jr' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Cast Of ‘Shrek The Musical Jr’ Thrill Audiences At Siamsa Tíre

March 23, 2024 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were standing ovations over a number of performances at Siamsa Tíre this week, as the young cast from Bryan Carr’s School of Performing Arts staged ‘Shrek The Musical Jr’. The students of the local stage school in Tralee — who are celebrating 15 years in business this year — performed sold-out shows on […]

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Finnegan On Films: Three To Watch On The Box Tonight

Finnegan On Films: Three To Watch On The Box Tonight

March 23, 2024 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks three movies to watch on TV tonight… In amongst the multitude of rugby and soccer fixtures, there are still a few films that are well worth viewing on Saturday. Paddington (Saturday 7pm RTE1) tastefully updates the traditional story of this long time children’s favourite. […]

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Tralee Musical Society Returns With ‘Sister Act’ At Siamsa

Tralee Musical Society Returns With ‘Sister Act’ At Siamsa

March 22, 2024 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Musical Society is back with the musical comedy Sister Act which will be staged from April 9th to April 13th. Based on the hit 1992 film, the stage production is filled with gospel music, dancing and a  story that will entertain audiences. Tracy Foley is Mother Superior, alongside award-winner Clodagh […]

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PHOTOS: Sunshine, Dazzling Colour And A Fantastic Atmosphere For St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17, 2024 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH glorious sunshine, dazzling costumes and a wonderful community spirit, the annual St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee was a fantastic occasion with massive crowds in the town centre. ‘A World of Colour/ An Domhan trí Dhathanna’ was the theme of the parade brought to you by Tralee Chamber in partnership […]

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Finnegan On Films: Comedy, Drama And Action On The Box

Finnegan On Films: Comedy, Drama And Action On The Box

March 16, 2024 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there are lots of literary adaptations on the box today… At the end of a week where we had one of the most enjoyable Oscar ceremonies of recent times —  particularly notable for the multiple Irish successes and achievements — it was also the […]

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Finnegan On Film: Strong Irish Representation In Today’s Movies On TV

Finnegan On Film: Strong Irish Representation In Today’s Movies On TV

March 9, 2024 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, observes that a number of Irish actors feature in films on TV this Saturday… In Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (Saturday 7pm RTE1) Thomas (Domhnall Gleeson) and Bea (Rose Byrne) are now married, while Peter (voiced by James Cordon) and his rabbit family are living […]

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Sponsored: An Unforgettable Line-Up Of Events At Wander Wild Festival

March 7, 2024 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just two weeks remaining until the highly anticipated Wander Wild Festival in Killarney, which takes place from 22nd to 24th March, outdoor, adventure, and wellness enthusiasts are gearing up for an unforgettable weekend in the heart of nature. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the 26,000-acre UNESCO Killarney National […]

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Actors And Other Performers Wanted For New Play By Local Writer

Actors And Other Performers Wanted For New Play By Local Writer

March 6, 2024 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

A READING of ‘In The Shadow of the Cathedral — A Tribute To Elizabeth Luling Dooley’, a new play by Mike O’Halloran, will take place in Cúl Street (Curbys Bar) Ardfert on Wednesday, March 13 at 7.30pm. Everybody is welcome to attend this reading, especially actors who may wish to […]

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Fundraising Table Quiz At Mercy Mounthawk Next Week

Fundraising Table Quiz At Mercy Mounthawk Next Week

March 6, 2024 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

FANCY testing your general knowledge? Well the Parents Council in Mercy Mounthawk will hold a table quiz next week to raise funds to cover expenses for various sports teams at the school who are excelling at the moment. Music, sport, local affairs and school related topics will make up the questions […]

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5.3.2024 : Repro Free . Tralee is all set for this years St Patricks Day parade . Pictured at the launch in Tralee's town Cnt were Juke Healy ( St Patrick ) and stars  Róisín Sugrue and Maiya Rivis McHugh,
Prepare to be dazzled by an eclectic mix of community groups and an expanded parade route, all coming together to bring the theme of ‘A World of Colour/ An Domhan trí Dhathanna’ to life. Tralee Chamber in partnership with Kerry County Council this week unveiled the 2024 St Patrick’s Day parade theme.
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‘A World Of Colour’ Promised For Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 5, 2024 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

‘A WORLD of Colour/ An Domhan trí Dhathanna’ is the theme of this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade which was launched this week. Tralee Chamber in partnership with Kerry County Council and The Rose Hotel this week unveiled the 2024 theme and promise a fantastic day for all the family […]

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Information Evening On Haemochromatosis At The Rose Hotel

Information Evening On Haemochromatosis At The Rose Hotel

March 4, 2024 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Haemochromatosis Association is organising a free Patient Information evening with Dr. John Casey, for patients, family members and members of the public who are interested in finding out more about haemochromatosis. The event will take place on this Tuesday, March 5 from 7pm at The Rose Hotel, Tralee. […]

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Brush Up On Your Irish At Seachtain Na Gaeilge Events In Tralee

Brush Up On Your Irish At Seachtain Na Gaeilge Events In Tralee

March 4, 2024 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

If you’ve been waiting for the right moment to brush up on your Irish, why wait any longer? Seachtain na Gaeilge  gets off a great start on Thursday 7th March with a screening of An Cailín Ciúin in Restaurant K, Prince’s Street. With tae/caife and refreshments from 6.45pm there’ll be […]

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Finnegan On Films: Spider Stories And A Web Of Intrigue On The Box

Finnegan On Films: Spider Stories And A Web Of Intrigue On The Box

March 2, 2024 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has the pick of the films on RTE/TG4 on Saturday… A resourceful orphan Madeline (Saturday 1.20pm RTE2), played by Hattie Jones, is the star of this utterly charming story based on the children’s books based in Paris and the film cleverly shows its literary origins. […]

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