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Finnegan On Films: Horror, Car Chases And Childhood Tales At The Omniplex

Finnegan On Films: Horror, Car Chases And Childhood Tales At The Omniplex

August 15, 2020 at 9:11 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan says this week sees an eclectic choice of old favourites and a new version of a well known story at Tralee Omniplex… A Quiet Place was a well-received and multi-nominated film from 2018. It followed the lives of the Abbott family as they struggle to […]

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Siamsa Offers Online Classes In Irish Dancing As Part Of Heritage Week

Siamsa Offers Online Classes In Irish Dancing As Part Of Heritage Week

August 13, 2020 at 11:18 am 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre will go online on as part of Heritage Week 2020 which takes place from August 15th to August 23rd. It will offer both one to one or group classes to experienced Irish dancers from the age of 16 and up, in the unique North Kerry, Molyneaux (Munnix) style […]

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Tralee Attractions Nominated For ‘Museums And Me’ Awards

Tralee Attractions Nominated For ‘Museums And Me’ Awards

August 12, 2020 at 10:16 am 0 comments

KERRY County Museum and Tralee Bay Wetlands have been nominated in the 2020 series of ‘Museums and Me’. The Museums and Me series reaches out to highlight some of the island of Ireland’s most family-friendly cultural spots – from museums, galleries and areas of natural beauty to the incredible and downright […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 9, 2020 at 12:08 pm 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… We’ve had stunning weather over the past couple of days… Lady captains day @traleegolflinks couldn’t ask for better weather #golf #tralee #SUNRISE […]

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Christopher Nolan on set with Christian Bale as Batman.

Finnegan On Films: The Movies Of Christopher Nolan At The Omniplex

August 8, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, takes a look at one of modern cinemas finest directors, Christopher Nolan, with a couple of his movies playing at Tralee Omniplex… It has been a good couple of weeks for those who enjoy the films of director, producer and writer Christopher Nolan. While we […]

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Launching the West Kerry Honda 50 and Classic Bike Run charity event were, from left; Sean Kerins, John O'Regan, Dr Tom McCormack, Maura Sullivan, Elfa Asarina, Jason Clifford and Donal O'Regan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Saddle Up For The West Kerry Honda 50 And Classic Bike Run

August 7, 2020 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH summer passing by without many events taking place, those of you with a Honda 50 or classic motorbike might be interested in this day out next weekend. The West Kerry Honda 50 and Classic Bike Run takes place on Sunday, August 16 from 12 noon and will see participants […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 2, 2020 at 10:53 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… O captain, my captain… Leader #Captain #Kerry #GAA #UHK #Tralee #Championship pic.twitter.com/Z1mizvIXgj — Mike O’Donnell (@mikodonnell) July 31, 2020 Looking good… The […]

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Broken Law.

Finnegan On Films: New Irish Feature ‘Broken Law’ Hits The Omniplex

August 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there’s a mix of new releases and old favourites at the Omniplex this week… I am delighted to say that there are not only one, but two, new releases available this week at the Tralee Omniplex.  Even better, one of them is an Irish […]

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Miriam Murphy.

Night Of Programmes Dedicated To Miriam Murphy On Lyric FM

August 1, 2020 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

RTÉ lyric fm will celebrate the life of Tralee soprano Miriam Murphy with two special programmes  tonight (Saturday). Miriam Murphy passed away in July and tributes poured in from all over the music world for the talented Tralee woman who brought so much joy to people with her extraordinary voice. […]

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Free Access To Tourism Attractions All Over Kerry Today

Free Access To Tourism Attractions All Over Kerry Today

July 30, 2020 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is free entry today (Thursday) to 30 visitor attractions throughout the county as part of Kerry Tourism Day a new initiative by Kerry County Council and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation. There is a variety of attractions and activities to choose from  all over the county from Tarbert Bridewell  […]

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Owen Rua.

Tralee Singer/Songwriter Releases Debut Single

July 29, 2020 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE singer/songwriter Owen Rua has released his debut single ‘Do You Ever Think of Me?’ last Friday. The single is receiving a great reaction so far with interviews and plays on Spin South West, Indie Star radio, Limerick 102fm, Radio Kerry, Near Fm, Mid West Radio, KCLR96fm as well as […]

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Heritage Weekend at the Forge in Churchill, by the Spa Fenit Community Council, begins on Saturday August 15th, we will start with a Vintage Car Run beginning at the Forge in Churchill at 7pm, and on Sunday August 16th at 12noon it is the turn of the Vintage Tractors to take off and returning at 2pm to a full day at the Forge, with new attractions  in the Hall, and Field events, committee from left Nora Landers, Dermot Crowley, John Foley, Peter Carmody and Michelle Burke. Pic John Cleary.

Heritage Weekend To Go Ahead At Churchill Forge Next Month

July 29, 2020 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

SPA Fenit Community Council have decided to go ahead with the annual Heritage Weekend at the Forge in Churchill and will conform with Government and HSE guidelines for their programme of events. However, the events on Saturday, August and Sunday August 16 will be restricted somewhat this year. On Saturday […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 26, 2020 at 1:34 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… Our weekly inclusion of Mike’s work… I am grateful that I enjoy doing my work #art #mural #hospital #Tralee #Kerry #Ireland pic.twitter.com/C3ct5N9RE4 […]

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Finnegan On Films: Epic Blockbusters Playing At Tralee Omniplex

Finnegan On Films: Epic Blockbusters Playing At Tralee Omniplex

July 25, 2020 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan on some epic movies playing at Tralee Omniplex this week… This weeks offerings at the Tralee Omniplex can truly be described as epic.  These are films that challenged the makers to new levels of ingenuity, storytelling and spectacular visual effects. The big treat this week is the showing […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 19, 2020 at 1:33 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… Now that is a table with a view… Lunch Goals 🏌🏻‍♂️🤩 our catering team are on duty from 10-8pm everyday. Come experience […]

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Finnegan On Films: More Blockbusters From The Past Playing At The Omniplex

Finnegan On Films: More Blockbusters From The Past Playing At The Omniplex

July 18, 2020 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

With Tralee Omniplex back in business, James Finnegan looks at some blockbusters from years gone by currently playing… As the return to what passes for normal continues, Tralee Omniplex is offering more blockbusters for your enjoyment – just remember that you have to pre-book your tickets online in advance. Directed […]

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Caitriona O'Sullivan.

Tralee Singer Caitríona O’Sullivan Duets On New Single ‘Summer Wine’

July 15, 2020 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-KNOWN Tralee singer has teamed up with recording artist Desi Egan to release a new single to hit the airwaves this Saturday. Caitriona O’Sullivan, who is a judge on TG4’s series Glór Tíre, has duetted with Egan on the classic Lee Hazelwood/Nancy Sinatra hit ‘Summer Wine’ which is going to […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 12, 2020 at 12:28 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… Glad you enjoyed the Tralee… Having the craic in @Ballybuniontour with a swim followed by @LoveListowel and & Tralee @kerryman_ie . #loveIreland […]

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Kelby Guilfoyle.

Tralee Author’s Debut Novel Available To Buy Online

July 11, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE author has just released their debut novel which is currently available to buy online. Kelby Guilfoyle is a 23 year old author who identifies as non-binary. Their debut novel ‘Poppy’ released July 3, takes place in Tralee and is a love letter to growing up in small town Ireland, […]

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Finnegan On Films: It’s Back To The Omniplex And Three Crowd-Pleasers

Finnegan On Films: It’s Back To The Omniplex And Three Crowd-Pleasers

July 11, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

With Tralee Omniplex back to business, our movie guy James Finnegan takes a look at some great old movies playing as part of the ‘Bring It Back’ season… The great news that the Omniplex has reopened is another sign of the gentle return to what passes for normal. Yes, these […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 5, 2020 at 12:21 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… A busy Saturday in Tralee… Streets are for people! Check out the positive and welcoming atmosphere in #Tralee town centre today. Communities […]

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Kids Can Get Creative Through Free Online Workshops From Monday

Kids Can Get Creative Through Free Online Workshops From Monday

July 4, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY  Local Creative Youth Partnership is running a free live stream eight-part summer series of workshops for young people of all ages. The live stream workshops will commence at 12pm each working day and run for two weeks from Monday, July 6th to Wednesday, July 15th. They will live stream […]

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Finnegan On Films: Three Spielberg Gems To Savour On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: Three Spielberg Gems To Savour On Netflix

July 4, 2020 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

This week, our movie guy, James Finnegan selects three films on Netflix from arguably the greatest director of all-time, Steven Spielberg… This week’s selections from Netflix come from the extraordinary talent that is Steven Spielberg. As a producer, director and screenwriter, he has helped shape modern storytelling in ways that […]

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Kerry Pride Reveals Details Of Online ‘Pride Inside’ Festival

July 3, 2020 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

PRIDE Inside — the online LGBT festival organised by Kerry Pride, Killarney Pride, Black Pride Ireland, Galway Pride, Limerick Pride, Mayo Pride, and Sligo Pride — has announced the line-up of events happening from July 11-19. Opening on Saturday, July 11 with Limerick Pride’s virtual parade and closing on Sunday, […]

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Máire Holmes.

Writer In Residence To Recommence Work Remotely

July 3, 2020 at 10:21 am 1 comment

AFTER the unexpected break due to Covid 19 safety measures, Máire Holmes is recommencing her work as Kerry County Council’s writer in residence, co-funded by the Arts Council and Creative Ireland. This isn’t Máire’s first residency in Kerry – she proved popular here a number of years ago, interacting with […]

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The Rose Hotel's Head Chef Jason Fabian with General Manager Mark Sullivan and Sales and Marketing Manager Aisling Foley looking forward to the event on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Special Day Planned To Celebrate 4th Of July At The Rose Hotel

July 2, 2020 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE past few months have been tough for everyone in terms of staying at home and not socialising, but with hotels, restaurants and some bars reopening, people are beginning to venture out and have fun. Well The Rose Hotel, which reopened on Monday, are offering a special incentive to visit […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 28, 2020 at 2:51 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… Have to start with another Mike masterpiece… Don Cossack with Bryan Cooper aboard has taken a gallop from The Oyster Tavern in […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Mixed Bag Of Movies To Entertain On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: A Mixed Bag Of Movies To Entertain On Netflix

June 27, 2020 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

As options for socialising at night begin to appear next week with opening of restaurants, James Finnegan takes a look at a mixed bag of movies to entertain on Netflix if you stay at home… AS we move back towards what passes for normal life, this week’s selections from Netflix […]

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Summer Season Of Free Online Workshops From Kerry LCYP

Summer Season Of Free Online Workshops From Kerry LCYP

June 25, 2020 at 8:59 am 1 comment

KERRY  Local Creative Youth Partnership is running a free live stream eight-part summer series of workshops for young people of all ages. The live stream workshops will commence at 12pm each working day and run for two weeks from Monday, July 6th to Wednesday, July 15th. They will live stream […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 21, 2020 at 11:12 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… Mike was a very busy man this week… You can’t beat a bit of romance…#Hospital #Tralee #Kerry #Romance pic.twitter.com/c1IANk2QyA — Mike O’Donnell […]

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