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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 23, 2022 at 1:16 pm 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Ah, there’s himself now… Day 21 of Days of Walking and 386 of 500 Days of Walking. Spotted this Otter on […]

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Finnegan On Films: Something For Everyone On The Box This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Something For Everyone On The Box This Weekend

January 22, 2022 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, chooses a diverse choice of films on the telly this weekend… There was a tendency for a while to use video games as source material for a film.  The results have been variable overall. One of the more recent additions, Sonic the Hedgehog (Saturday 6.35pm […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 16, 2022 at 10:18 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… A bit of wildlife… Otter in Canal outside Tralee today near Blenerville,brilliant watching it catch fish and having a fine snack. […]

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Finnegan On Films: Adventure, Action And Canine Capers On The Box This Week

Finnegan On Films: Adventure, Action And Canine Capers On The Box This Week

January 15, 2022 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at stories of honour, love and the pursuit of power on the box this week… There is a wonderful story of adventure, daring do, honour and revenge in The Mask of Zorro (2.15pm Saturday RTE2) directed by Martin Campbell, that will appeal to all […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 9, 2022 at 11:31 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Swan relaxing by the canal… Day 7 of 💯 Days of Walking and 371 of 500 Days of Walking. It’s a […]

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Finnegan On Films: Colourful Mix Of Genres On The Box This Week

Finnegan On Films: Colourful Mix Of Genres On The Box This Week

January 8, 2022 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there is a colourful mix of styles and genres in this week’s film selections, so hopefully there will be something for everyone’s taste… The third in a series franchise is normally the scraping of the barrel, but Cars 3 (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) is considered […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 2, 2022 at 11:46 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… James ends his year of walks… Day 365 of 365 Days of Walking Ending the year with Fireworks and walks in […]

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Finnegan On Films: Movies To Watch On TV Over New Year’s Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Movies To Watch On TV Over New Year’s Weekend

December 30, 2021 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on some movies on the box to end 2021 and usher in the new year… In what has been another strange year in film, there are a number of classic films and performances to see out 2021 and get into 2022 One of the most […]

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Ladies taking part in the Banna Christmas swim in pre-COVID times. Photo: Steve Baker

Three Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond Over The Weekend

December 24, 2021 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

Just in case you want to get some fresh air over the next few days, there are a few things on in town and beyond despite the restrictions… 1. Go for a Christmas morning run… Christmas falls on a Saturday so that means it’s Parkrun Day. Get the morning off […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Selection Box Of Delights On TV This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: A Selection Box Of Delights On TV This Weekend

December 24, 2021 at 8:19 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan,  looks at some great films on the box over the coming Christmas weekend… There are so many good films on RTE and TG4 this Christmas, I need to quickly give you my ‘Selection Box’ before I change my mind and give you another Santa list […]

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Shane Clifford before his stand-up show at The Blasket on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Music And Comedy Stars On The Way To Siamsa Tíre In The New Year

December 16, 2021 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A HOST of popular music and comedy acts are coming to Siamsa Tíre next year as their spring programme was announced. Declan O’Rourke (March 6), Eddi Reader (February 19) and Declan Nerney (January 23) are some of the music acts while Tralee’s native Shane Clifford (April 1), Neil Delamere (March […]

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Laoise O'Brien (recorders), Maria Ryan (violin) and Michael O'Toole (guitar) of The Marble Collective.

Over 55s Invited To Take Part In Kerry-Based Music Project

December 15, 2021 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

MUSIC Network and St. John’s Theatre & Arts Centre, Listowel are inviting Kerry residents aged 55 and over to join an exciting music project with The Marble Collective, featuring renowned musicians Laoise O’Brien (recorders), Michael O’Toole (guitar) and Maria Ryan (violin). The focus of this project is on returning to […]

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Ladies taking part in the Banna Christmas swim in pre-COVID times. Photo: Steve Baker

Banna Christmas Day Swim To Return But With Safety Restrictions

December 14, 2021 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Banna Christmas Day swim will take place this year, but with a few restrictions in recognition of the threat of COVID. The swim will take place from 12.30pm and organisers say given the current public health advice, Banna Strand is an ideal outdoor venue, with a sizable stretch of […]

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PHOTOS: ‘Sounds Of Cinema’ Enchants Audiences At Balloonagh Church

PHOTOS: ‘Sounds Of Cinema’ Enchants Audiences At Balloonagh Church

December 14, 2021 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the wind howled outside, there was a more serene, calm ambience in Balloonagh Church on Sunday  during two performances from talented musicians and a well known local singer. The Scotia Ensemble orchestra and singer Caitriona O’Sullivan presented ‘Sounds Of Cinema’, an afternoon and evening of music from popular film […]

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Looking forward to the fireworks on New Year's Eve are Brian Scally (Ashe/Manor Hotels), Sarah Carey of The Ashe/Manor Hotels, President of Tralee Chamber Nathan McDonnell, Mayor Johnnie Wall and Nicky Simmonds-Gooding of The Ashe/Manor Hotels. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fireworks To Go Ahead On New Year’s Eve But No Street Party

December 13, 2021 at 7:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE skies will once again be lit up on New Year’s Eve as the annual fireworks display returns to Tralee. The annual display and street party couldn’t take place last year due to Covid restrictions, but the good news for 2021 is Tralee Chamber in conjunction with Kerry County Council […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 12, 2021 at 12:40 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Chasing rainbows in town… Chasing #rainbows around #johnjoesheehyroad #railwaystation #tralee #lovetralee pic.twitter.com/A4S2GZNvJZ — Catherine White (name sign Shaky Shaky Capital C) […]

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Finnegan On Films: Some Festive Fun And Compelling Drama On The Box

Finnegan On Films: Some Festive Fun And Compelling Drama On The Box

December 11, 2021 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says it’s starting to look a lot like Christmas in the movies schedules for the weekend… As the Festive Season is almost upon us, the weekly film selections take on that traditional touch of tinsel decorations. Nativity Rocks! (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) is the fourth instalment […]

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Balloonagh Church To Host Concerts Of Music From The Movies

Balloonagh Church To Host Concerts Of Music From The Movies

December 8, 2021 at 8:30 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW this is something to interest both music and movie lovers this weekend. The Scotia Ensemble orchestra and Tralee singer Caitriona O’Sullivan will present an evening of music from popular film soundtracks at Balloonagh Church this Sunday. Sounds Of Cinema is taking place over two shows at 3pm and 7pm, […]

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Short Film Funded By Kerry County Council Wins Award

Short Film Funded By Kerry County Council Wins Award

December 8, 2021 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE winner of the Kerry Short Film Bursary in 2020, has been awarded Best Irish Short Film at the Foyle Film Festival in Derry. This award puts the film, which was shot in Castlegregory,  in consideration for the BAFTAs & Academy Awards. Kerry County Council and the Arts Council of […]

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Tralee man Fionn Van der Noll contributed to the 'Make Your Mark' exhibition.

Siamsa Tíre Makes Its Mark With New Free Art Exhibition

December 8, 2021 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW free art exhibition, ‘Make Your Mark’, a free art exhibition featuring works by local and national printmakers, is running at Siamsa Tíre until January 15. The exhibition has just been launched in its gallery to showcase its new brand identity.  This identity draws on Siamsa Tíre’s history, its connection with its local community, and […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Combination Of Laughs, Tears And Romance

Finnegan On Films: A Combination Of Laughs, Tears And Romance

December 4, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Saturday’s films on RTE1, RTE2 and TG4 will take you through the full emotional wringer with laughs, tears and romance, and sometimes all three together… The story of Marley & Me (Saturday 3.30 pm TG4) is a true one based on a family that lived […]

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Public Screening Of Eric Roche Documentary In Tralee This Saturday

Public Screening Of Eric Roche Documentary In Tralee This Saturday

December 3, 2021 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

MUSIC fans in Tralee should check out the screening of a new short documentary on the late Tralee guitarist Eric Roche this weekend. ‘Eric Roche — Still My Guitar Gently Weeps’ contains interviews with family and friends of the acclaimed guitarist. Made by his childhood friend, Riobaird Brosnan, the screening […]

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Sponsored: Enjoy Festive Cheer At The Ashe Hotel This Christmas

Sponsored: Enjoy Festive Cheer At The Ashe Hotel This Christmas

December 3, 2021 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

TWINKLING lights and festive cheer it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Tralee! This festive season join us in The Ashe Hotel for festive dining from the 1st until the 23rd December.  Indulge in the culinary delights of the season while celebrating with friends and family. Dine in […]

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Lisa Fingleton.

Lisa’s ‘Last Hug For A While’ Details Sadness And Lighter Moments In A Pandemic

December 1, 2021 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYBUNION-BASED artist and author Lisa Fingleton is launching her new book ‘The Last Hug For a While’ online next Wednesday night, December 8 at 8pm. The author Michael Harding will officially launch the book. According to Lisa, the book “charts the last year and a half through a series of rhyming […]

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PHOTOS: Enjoying The Winter Wonderland In The Square

November 28, 2021 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a wonderful family atmosphere in The Square on Saturday to begin the Christmas festivities in the town. A merry-go-round kept the little ones entertained, while snow machines enhanced the yuletide feel, but judging by the cold on the day, it’s surprising we didn’t get the real thing! Brian […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Varied Bag Of Film Treats On TV This Week

Finnegan On Films: A Varied Bag Of Film Treats On TV This Week

November 27, 2021 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at two comedies, a drama,  a fantasy and a thriller on TV over the next few days… Jack Frost (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) has a very strange concept, even allowing for a Christmas fantasy story. Michael Keaton plays the aforementioned Jack, who is a musician […]

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The Mall. Photo by Dermot Crean

Winter Wonderland In The Square For Switching On Christmas Lights

November 26, 2021 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget that tomorrow (Saturday) will see a fantastic afternoon of family entertainment in The Square, culminating in the switching on of the Christmas lights. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the Christmas experience in Tralee. The Square will be transformed into a mini North Pole, with its giant […]

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Patricia O'Connor, Kay McCarthy, Kate Malone, Fran Malone and Maree O'Connor  at the Inspired Book Launch/Celebrity Chef event in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Inspired Group Launches Cookbooks At ‘Celebrity Chef’ Event

November 26, 2021 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Inspired Group launched their cookbooks entitled ‘Cook, Snap N Taste’ and ‘Bake, Snap N Taste’ at Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Wednesday with an event inspired by ‘The Restaurant’ format with celebrity chefs. On the night, patrons were treated to a complimentary drinks’ reception at 6.30pm provided by Garvey’s Supervalu, […]

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Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader Announces Siamsa Tíre Concert For Tralee

November 26, 2021 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOTTISH singer Eddi Reader is celebrating her 40th year on stage next year with with a ’40 Years Live’ concert tour which is set to tour across Ireland in February 2022, including a date in Tralee. The concert in Siamsa Tire will take place on February 19 and is a […]

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Ray And Rossa From ‘Ultimate Hell Week’ To Speak At KBN Event

Ray And Rossa From ‘Ultimate Hell Week’ To Speak At KBN Event

November 25, 2021 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Business Women’s Network (KBN) are bringing Ray Goggins and Rossa O’Donnell of RTE’s Special Forces Ultimate Hell week to Kerry for one special evening this December 8t at the Ballygarry House Hotel. Ray and Rossa’s combined years of military training have created a mindset, outlook and series of skills […]

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