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WATCH: ‘Flames’ Set To Ignite Tralee Musician’s Blossoming Career

WATCH: ‘Flames’ Set To Ignite Tralee Musician’s Blossoming Career

July 26, 2017 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE singer-songwriter who has received great reviews for her music so far will release her new single this Friday (watch below). Twenty-seven year old Kate Dineen is from the Spa outside town, but is now based in Dublin. The former Presentation Secondary School student’s new single ‘Flames’ is the […]

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Tralee Woman Wins U Magazine ’30 Under 30′ Award

Tralee Woman Wins U Magazine ’30 Under 30′ Award

July 26, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

A TRALEE woman was one of the winners at the annual U Magazine ’30 Under 30′ awards last night. Úna-Minh Kavanagh, from Ballyard and formerly of St Brendan’s Park, won the Social Activist award in the Social Contribution and Activism section, for her work over the years in challenging peoples’ […]

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Enable Ireland’s Sean Scally (back fourth from left) and Catherine Healy (front third from left) with choreographer Jackie O’Mahony (back, second left) and contestants.

Enable Ireland Kerry Looking For ‘Lip Sing’ Contestants

July 25, 2017 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

IT was a massive success last year and it’s hoped the public will respond for a great cause when Enable Ireland Kerry holds its ‘Lip Sing’ event this autumn. However, they’re going to need some performers first, so the call has gone out for participants in this year’s event which […]

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Abbeydorney GAA To Host Free Family Fun This Sunday

Abbeydorney GAA To Host Free Family Fun This Sunday

July 25, 2017 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

IF you’re not Dublin-bound for the big Kerry match this Sunday, then this might be something to do. Abbeydorney GAA are hosting a free Family Fun Day which will take place in Tom Healy Memorial Park this Sunday at 2pm. Activities will include Novelty Races, Fun Hurling and Football Games, Penalty […]

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Stiofán.

Tralee Native Following His Dreams On The LA Music Scene

July 25, 2017 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE native is currently recording his debut album over in Los Angeles, where he has been living and playing to audiences for the past year. Steven Forde, a 24 year old recording artist/actor who performs under the name Stiofán, left Ireland in 2016 to follow his musical dreams in […]

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REPRO FREE – RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars winner and former Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony, will set the catwalk alight in the Festival Dome next month as the special guest at this year’s Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday 20th August. The Rose of Tralee Fashion Show, which was launched at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee, will feature all the top boutiques and stores from the Munster region, including top Irish milliners. Pictured were … Laura Guilfoyle - Pamela Scott Tralee
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Top Fashions And Amazing Prizes At Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show

July 25, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars winner and former Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony, will set the catwalk alight in the Festival Dome next month as the special guest at this year’s Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday, August 20. But you’ll have to be there on the night to find out […]

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Staff at Woodies Tralee looking forward to a month of fundraising activities. At back; John O'Connor, Eileen Redmond, Tadhg O'Regan (Store Manager), Josephine Patwell. In front; Sean Kerins, Barry O'Connor and Paul O'Sullivan.

Woodies Tralee Staff All Set For A Month Of Fundraising

July 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

THE staff at Woodies in Tralee are getting ready for their annual fundraising campaign with a table quiz, a monster prize draw and a soccer tournament among the events planned. This is the 3rd year in a row that Woodie’s Ireland are raising badly needed funds for Ireland’s most vulnerable children. […]

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Ellen Reidy, Lucy Baker, Anthea Reidy and Jennifer O'Connor at the Spin Southwest Sandstorm on Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Get Caught Up In Spin Southwest’s ‘Sandstorm’ In Ballyheigue

July 23, 2017 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

GLORIOUS weather, a beautiful beach and a pumped up crowd — all the ingredients then for a fantastic ‘Sandstorm’ in Ballyheigue. The Spin Southwest event had 800 people registered for 5k of endurance and fun on the beach and it was an enormous success with people from all over Munster […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 23, 2017 at 11:07 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 shot of the ominous clouds from the Fenit road… […]

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WATCH: Tralee Bay Is Looking Well In This Drone Footage

WATCH: Tralee Bay Is Looking Well In This Drone Footage

July 23, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

SOMETIMES we don’t brag enough about the coastline around Tralee, with other parts of Kerry taking the plaudits. However, drone footage in a new video uploaded by ONIT Media this week shows the Tralee Bay Wetlands, Blennerville, Fenit and beyond in all their glory. Watch it below…

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Tom Holland is Spider-Man in Columbia Pictures' SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING.

McCann At The Movies: Third Time Lucky As Marvel Hits The Right Note!

July 22, 2017 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, John McCann, on the highly enjoyable Spider-Man: Homecoming… In Spider-Man: Homecoming, under the watchful eye of Tony Stark, Peter Parker starts to embrace his new found identity as Spider-Man whilst also attempting to return to his normal daily routine and frustrated by thoughts of proving himself to be […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

Omniplex To Put On ‘Secret Screening’ During Bank Holiday Weekend

July 21, 2017 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Omniplex has announced details of a ‘Secret Screening’ event taking place this August Bank Holiday Weekend. Omniplex Secret Screenings give cinema fans the chance to see a major new film before it goes on general release, but just like every good film plot, there is a twist. With only […]

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Anthony O'Gara, CEO of the Rose Of Tralee International Festival.

Rose Festival Boss Says Fáilte Ireland Funding Cut Is “Snub To Tralee”

July 21, 2017 at 3:12 pm 0 comments

FÁILTE Ireland has been criticised by the Rose of Tralee International Festival CEO about the cut in funding for the festival this year. Anthony O’Gara was speaking on Radio Kerry’s ‘Kerry Today’ programme this morning, where he said the cut was “a bit of a snub to Tralee and Kerry […]

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Picture This Add Another INEC Date After Selling Out In Record Time

July 21, 2017 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

Picture This have become the fastest ever act to sell out the INEC Killarney when tickets went on sale this morning and due to unprecedented,  phenomenal demand they have added a second date at the INEC Killarney on November 11th. Tickets from €30 (ex service fee), can be bought by […]

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Walkers setting off on the Jamie Wrenn Walk on Saturday morning from the Aqua Dome. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

July 21, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The weather is set to put a dampener on today, but there’s still a few things to get up to this weekend as the weather clears up… Friday 1. A festival tonic… The Ashe Hotel is holding something special all this weekend in the shape of a Gin Festival in […]

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Kerryman Appears With Ed Sheeran In Game Of Thrones Episode

Kerryman Appears With Ed Sheeran In Game Of Thrones Episode

July 20, 2017 at 11:50 am 0 comments

THE world’s biggest TV series returned to our screens on Monday night and a Kerryman appeared in a scene with, arguably, the world’s biggest pop star. The worldwide phenomenon that is ‘Game of Thrones’ has dominated the news over the past few days, returning for Season 7 on Sky Atlantic […]

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19-7-2017: Contestants in the Rose of Tralee from left, Amy Callaghan, Donegal, Layleigh Maher, Limerick, Aisling McArdle, Yorkshire, Sheila Ryan, Tipperary, Breda O'Mahony, Kerry, Aoife Murray, Clare and Lisa Maloney, Sligo  were special guests at Killarney Races / Roses evening on Wednesday evening.
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PHOTOS: The Roses Go Racing In Killarney

July 20, 2017 at 10:55 am 0 comments

SOME of the Rose of Tralee contestants got a taste of racing yesterday evening at Ireland’s most scenic racecourse. Killarney is enjoying four days of racing and the rain stayed away so the glamorous Roses and their escorts could enjoy the evening with thousands of other punters. Today is Dawn […]

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Tralee Photographer’s Beach Snap Is Runner-Up In RTE Competition

Tralee Photographer’s Beach Snap Is Runner-Up In RTE Competition

July 20, 2017 at 10:24 am 0 comments

A TRALEE photographer will have his work shown on national television after being named a runner-up in the RTE weather summer photo competition. John Ryle took a photo from a cave out in Ballybunion earlier in the summer and it grabbed the attention of the judges. His striking image will […]

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SPONSORED: Peace And Serenity At New Spa In The Rose Hotel

SPONSORED: Peace And Serenity At New Spa In The Rose Hotel

July 20, 2017 at 10:21 am 0 comments

THE Rose Hotel is preparing to launch their new Serenity Spa at the end of the month and it has a special offer to celebrate. The bespoke treatment rooms provide a tranquil space to relax and let the worries of the world drift away. Each treatment room has special design […]

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Council Identifies Public Picnic Area At A Very Beautiful Location

Council Identifies Public Picnic Area At A Very Beautiful Location

July 19, 2017 at 3:32 pm 3 comments

IT’S probably the best spot for walks in the Tralee area and now the Council is looking to attract more people there. Cllr Tom McEllistrim called on the Tralee Municipal District to identify an area for the public to hold picnics in Tralee town and its environs at the meeting […]

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Getting over the wall and home at the Spin SouthWest Sandstorm event at Ballyheigue Beach on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballyheigue Braces Itself For ‘Sandstorm’ This Weekend

July 19, 2017 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Sandstorm endurance race is back in Ballyheigue this weekend and hundreds are expected to take to the beach. The race, which takes place on Saturday morning, challenges participants both physically and mentally with a course consisting of multiple obstacles and challenges along the beach. It’s the third year it has […]

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As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” . pictured on the day were - 
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PRESS INFO -- Fun For All The Family At Manor West-Animal Roadshow to arrive in centre on Saturday 5th November-As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” on Saturday 5th November from 12 noon.  The day will feature lots of fun things to do for kids of all ages, the highlight of which will be “The Animal Roadshow” and will on site from 1pm.The Animal Roadshow, will host a mini zoo in the centre with a range of different types of animals including Snakes, Lizard, Tortoises, Rabbits, Guinea pigs, an Owl and lots of creepy crawlies that are still hanging around after the Halloween celebrations, such as slimey snails, tickley spiders, scorpions and other teeney insects! There will also be an animal arts and crafts area where kids can draw, make and colour their favourite animals and bring their works of art home with them.Speaking about the event Derek Rusk, Centre Manager said, “At Manor West, family is very important to us. We really enjoy organising these types of events and seeing all the visitors to the centre enjoying a fun filled family day out. I think I might be even more excited about the mini zoo than some of the kids will be!”Kingdom Party Pals will be there on the day with Minnie and Mickey Mouse as well as Anna and Elsa among others, so don’t forget to take a picture and share it on the Manor West Facebook page. There will also be face painters, balloon modeller and ‘Tony Wonder The Magician’ with magic skills and illusions that will amaze visitors.For more information on Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park and upcoming events please visit www.manorwest.ie or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

Summer Food And Craft Fair Coming To Manor West

July 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is gearing up for its Summer Food and Craft Fair which will take place on Saturday, July 29 from 12noon to 5pm. The Summer event is the first in a series of markets which will take place this year. The food and crafts […]

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Appeal To Businesses To Help Fund Festival’s Street Entertainment

Appeal To Businesses To Help Fund Festival’s Street Entertainment

July 18, 2017 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ADVERTISEMENT New to Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee…ice-cream doughnuts! FESTIVAL organisers have again asked the business community in Tralee to help with funding the free street entertainment programme at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival. The support of the local business community will be more important than recent years after Fáilte Ireland further cut […]

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Christy Moore Announces Concert At INEC

Christy Moore Announces Concert At INEC

July 18, 2017 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

CHRISTY Moore is coming back to the INEC this autumn for one night. Christy’s latest album is due for release in November 2017 and before that on Friday October 27 he will play the Killarney venue. The double CD of 20+ songs consists of new live recordings of Christy’s biggest […]

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Alfie’s To Celebrate All Things Gin This Weekend

Alfie’s To Celebrate All Things Gin This Weekend

July 18, 2017 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

A Festival with a difference is taking place in a Tralee hotel this weekend and it all has to do with gin. Alfie’s Bar in The Ashe Hotel will host a gin festival with music, fun and, of course, gin drinks from all over the world It kicks off on […]

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Picture This.

Picture This To Play Kerry Concert This Winter

July 17, 2017 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY played second on the bill to Stormzy at the weekend at Longitude and now its been announced they’re coming back to Kerry. Picture This return to headline the INEC Killarney this November 10th. Picture This grabbed the attention of Ireland when an iPhone video of their track ‘Take My […]

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Timmy Sugrue, Siobhan Dwyer and Con Slattery at the 'Blast From The Past' fundraiser in aid of the Bon Secours Sudan Appeal on Saturday night in Fabrik Nightclub. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fun Times In Fabrik At ‘Blast From The Past’ Fundraiser

July 16, 2017 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout in Fabrik Nightclub last night to hear the sounds of the 80s and 90s at a special fundraiser. ‘Blast From The Past’ was organised by Amanda Hogan and staff from the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee in aid of their Sudan Appeal. By midnight the upstairs […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 16, 2017 at 1:00 pm 1 comment

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)… Beautiful colours in the town park… It’s not just roses […]

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The Chef’s Table: Super Summer Dessert Recipes To Make Your Mouth Water

The Chef’s Table: Super Summer Dessert Recipes To Make Your Mouth Water

July 16, 2017 at 11:49 am 1 comment

Mark Doe of Just Cooking cookery school in Firies has some amazing dessert recipes ideal for the summer… Summer is a time for light desserts. Seasonal berries, rhubarb, lemon and orange based desserts go down a treat this time of year. Kerry strawberries from a strawberry farm just up the road […]

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Andrea Dolan, Erris O'Carroll, Karen O'Connor, Alison O'Sullivan and Margaret Bell at the Connect Kerry Cocktails and Canapés night at Benner's Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The ‘Cocktails And Canapés’ Soirée At Benner’s

July 15, 2017 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE cocktails were flowing and the fun was in full swing at a special event for the ladies in Benner’s Hotel on Friday night. Organised by Connect Kerry, ladies enjoyed a great night of style and beauty tips, a drink or two and excellent company with Geraldine Flynn on MC […]

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