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Jack Reynor To Attend Dingle Film Festival Screening Tomorrow

Jack Reynor To Attend Dingle Film Festival Screening Tomorrow

March 22, 2017 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

TOP Irish actor, Jack Reynor, will attend the screening of his new movie at the Dingle International Film Festival (Dingle IFF) tomorrow evening. Reynor will be at the showing of Ben Wheatley’s new film Free Fire in The Phoenix Cinema on Thursday. “Amazingly talented and globally recognised, Jack will make for an […]

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A scene from 'Making It'.

Kerry Film To Get Charity Screening In Tralee Omniplex Next Week

March 22, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

A FILM made in Kerry is to get special charity screenings in Listowel, Tralee and Killarney over the next few weeks. “Making It”  is a full length feature film which was written, directed and produced here in Kerry by current trainees and former trainees at the National Digital Skills Centre at […]

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Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

March 20, 2017 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

FENIT RNLI  is holding a recruitment day on Sunday next, March 26, between 2.30pm-4.30pm. They are currently seeking volunteer crew members for both lifeboat and shore duties. In inviting potential RNLI volunteers to visit the station on the recruitment day, Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Gerard O’Donnell said; “this event […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 19, 2017 at 12:03 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)… Another full house at the complex… Tip off in Tralee […]

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Tralee female Gardai attending the St Patrick's Day Parade in New York 
Garda Lynda Brosnan , garda Helen Healy, Gda Claudine O Sullivan , Gda Eilís O Sullivan , Gda Ann Marie O Sullivan, & Gda Sarah Jennings. Tralee Garda Station

PHOTOS: Tralee’s Finest March In New York St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 19, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

WHILE we were drowned out of it in Tralee on Friday, it was a drier, sunnier affair in the Big Apple for the New York St Patrick’s Day parade. Among the many people from Kerry taking part on the day were representatives from Tralee Garda Station. Gardas Lynda Brosnan, Helen Foley, […]

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at the parade on Friday. Photo by  Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sports Clubs And Other Groups Out In Force At Parade

March 19, 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

AS we brought you over the past couple of days, there was a great community spirit at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee on Friday. The theme of the parade this year was ‘A Celebration of Tralee Sport’ and there was huge representation among the sports clubs and other local groups as […]

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at the parade on Friday. Photo by  Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 18, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

THE St Patrick’s Day parade was spoiled to a certain degree by the wind and rain (although it was mild compared to what came later that afternoon) but it still had its colourful moments. It also showcased the various sporting clubs, dancing schools and community groups which are flourishing all over town and proud […]

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No Ticket For The Match? Head To These Places In Town Instead

No Ticket For The Match? Head To These Places In Town Instead

March 18, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

THERE’S a serious day of sport ahead with the rugby on the telly and the football  at Austin Stack Park tonight. The Dubs are coming in their thousands and it’s going to make for a great atmosphere in town. So then, where to go if you don’t have a ticket… 1. The Brogue… With […]

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PHOTOS: Fun In The Rain At The St Patrick’s Day Parade In Tralee

PHOTOS: Fun In The Rain At The St Patrick’s Day Parade In Tralee

March 17, 2017 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

THE rain and wind came but hundreds still braved to elements for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee. Beginning soon after 12 noon, the hundreds of participants were led by Grand Marshall, Rick Leonard, who arrived in Mayor Terry O’Brien’s vehicle and took his place in the shelter of the […]

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Michael Healy-Rae with the Best Dressed Lady, Tracey Kerins and the Best Dressed Man, Martin O'Shea at the Castlebar on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Great Fun At Best Dressed Day In The Castle Bar

March 16, 2017 at 11:58 am 0 comments

THE Castle Bar was rocking on Wednesday as the pub enjoys their busiest week of the year for Cheltenham. On Wednesday, those who couldn’t be at the real thing in the Cotswolds, attended the Best Dressed Day at the bar. Martin O’Shea came out with Best Dressed man, as decided by a ‘secret’ judge. […]

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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

Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’ Nominated For National Award

March 16, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

  THE shortlist for the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards has been revealed and Mercy Mounthawk are again in the running. The school, has been shortlisted in the Best Set category for secondary schools for its set creation in the school production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Judges said the set […]

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taking part in the St Patrick's Day parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

The St Patrick’s Day Parade Won’t Finish In Denny Street This Year

March 14, 2017 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

THE route for this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade will be slightly different this year. Owing to the road works on Denny Street and The Mall, the route at the end of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade has to change. The parade will start, as always, at John Joe Sheehy Road […]

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REPRO FREE – The Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney flew in from Chicago today to announce that County Kildare will host the 2017 Rose Tour before the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth will be the home to the Roses for two nights on 13th and 14th August, while Kildare Fáilte and Kildare County Council will facilitate a "behind the scenes" tour of key Kildare flagship locations such as The K Club, Kildare Village, the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens and Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Centre. Pictured at the launch in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth is Maggie McEldowney. Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoterry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site :  www.dwalshphoto.ie

Kildare To Play Host To Roses For Two Days This Year

March 14, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

LAST year’s day-long Rose experience in Kildare was so successful, the county will double the hospitality in 2017 and welcome the International Roses for two-days next August, before the Rose of Tralee International Festival. The Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney flew in from Chicago today to join the Mayor of […]

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Pat Hussey, Rita O'Sullivan, Evan McNamara, Sam Locke, Catherine Horan, Cathy Murphy, Paul Horan, Chris Griffin and Ed O'Connor at the Launch of Daffodil Day at the Brogue Inn on Monday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Daffodil Day Launched At The Brogue Inn

March 14, 2017 at 10:06 am 0 comments

DAFFODIL Day was launched on Monday at The Brogue Inn. It will take place on Friday, March 24, and will help raise vital funds for The Irish Cancer Society. There will be 13 stations located around Tralee on the day, giving people plenty of opportunity to donate to the cause. […]

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Catherine Summers, Sarah Doherty, Paula McSweeney and Aisling Crowley at the 'Rags to the Runway' event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Stylists Do Battle In Ballyroe At ‘Rags To The Runway’

March 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

THERE was a great turnout at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday as  stylists from around the county battled it out at a fantastic charity event. ‘Rags To The Runway’,was a fashion event for anyone with an interest in thrift shopping, vintage clothes and fashion in general. Stylists had the challenge of […]

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Sarah Donnellan, Erin Donnellan, Kevin Donnellan, Maureen O'Shea and Rachel Fortune at Spa National School's 'Night at the Dogs' on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: A Fun Night At The Dogs For Spa NS

March 12, 2017 at 11:50 am 0 comments

THE Spa/Churchill community and beyond were out in force last night for its ‘Night at the Dogs’ fundraiser. It was a great night of racing with a wide variety of different novelty activities from bouncy castles to face painting for the younger visitors, to a ‘Battle of the Legends’ with former Kerry […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 12, 2017 at 11:30 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)… Terrific win for these lads… Great night for @ITTraleeGAAClub last […]

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A Choral Treat To Aid Recovery Haven At St Brendan’s

A Choral Treat To Aid Recovery Haven At St Brendan’s

March 11, 2017 at 9:20 am 0 comments

A SPRING treat is on the way next weekend with a not-to-be-missed choral concert with the Kerry Choral Union in St Brendan’s Church, Upper Rock Street, Tralee on Sunday March 19 at 7:30pm. The concert is eagerly anticipated and has been organised as a fundraiser for the benefit of Recovery Haven, the Kerry […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 10, 2017 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

It’s the weekend and before the green-hued madness of St Patrick’s Day takes hold, there’s still a few things to get up to this weekend… Friday 1. Have a laugh… If you fancy a some great entertainment this evening, acclaimed comedy act, Foil, Arms And Hog will be in Siamsa […]

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Melanie Harty, Harty's, Angela Donnellon , Ardfert Farmers Market, Heather Hanafin, Ardfert Market, at the Taste Kerry's event in the Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Taste Kerry Hosts Kerry Food And Drink Experience In The Rose Hotel

March 9, 2017 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

Taste Kerry hosted the Kerry Food and Drink Experience at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday afternoon with food producers from all over the county in attendance. Stalls lined the room, allowing people to taste the different food and drink available, while a number of representatives across the county, who personify everything that […]

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Gorka’s Appetite For Success Grows After National Awards

Gorka’s Appetite For Success Grows After National Awards

March 8, 2017 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE-BASED chef was feted by judges at a major national event last week. Head Chef at The Grand Hotel, Gorka Arrieta, won a Silver Medal for his salted cod dish and a merit award for his lamb dish at the Catex Exhibition 2017 in Dublin More than 10,000 industry professionals were […]

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New €1.5m ‘Restaurant 58’ Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

New €1.5m ‘Restaurant 58’ Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

March 8, 2017 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

THERE is huge excitement amongst the team at Ballygarry House this week as the doors have opened to Restaurant 58, the newest addition to the four-star property. The name is derived from its origins in 1958 when the hotel first opened. Development began in late September on the former hotel restaurant, […]

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Castle Bar Looks Forward To Rollover Rollercoaster Of A Week For Cheltenham

Castle Bar Looks Forward To Rollover Rollercoaster Of A Week For Cheltenham

March 8, 2017 at 10:19 am 0 comments

CHELTENHAM week is coming and there’s some line-up of craic planned for The Castle Bar. It all revolves around their famous Rollover competition where thousands of euros will be won. Running since 1998, it has now grown to the stage where there are over 115 entries for this year so far. At €100 per entry, that’s a lot […]

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Vincent's Shop on Castle Street, Tralee.

St Vincent De Paul Shop Plans A Birthday Bash

March 8, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

ST VINCENT de Paul on Castle Street, will celebrate their first birthday on Thursday, March 16 and to mark the day, the shop will hold celebrations in the shop all day long. Refreshments will be available on the day, some face painting for kids (young and old!), a raffle for some great […]

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Denis Cronin from Castlegregory Co. Kerry has won €37,000 including a car on last Saturdays (4th March 2017) National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.  Pictured here at the presentation of the winning cheques were from left to right: Sinead Kennedy, Winning Streak game show co-host; Andrew Egan, National Lottery ticket selling agent, Post Office, Castlegregory, Tralee, Co. Kerry; Mrs Noreen Cronin, (Dennis’s wife) Denis Cronin the winning player; Niall Andrews, Head of Sales, the National Lottery and Marty Whelan, Winning Streak game show co-host: Pic: Mac Innes Photography.

Denis Wins €37,000 In Prizes On ‘Winning Streak’

March 6, 2017 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

A CASTLEGREGORY man has a brand new motor after appearing on Winning Streak at the weekend. Denis Cronin from Fahamore won €37,000 including a car worth €25,000 on last Saturday’s National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE. The 66-year-old is married to Noreen and they have six children, three sons […]

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WATCH: Daniel O’Donnell Was Having Some Craic Water Zorbing At Tralee Wetlands

WATCH: Daniel O’Donnell Was Having Some Craic Water Zorbing At Tralee Wetlands

March 5, 2017 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

DANIEL O’Donnell is mad for Kerry. He’s always playing concerts in Killarney and in the past couple of years his RTE show has taken him to Tralee and west Kerry. Well he’s been around again with his wife for their ‘Daniel And Majella’s Road Trip’ TV show which airs at […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 5, 2017 at 11:56 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)… There was a big change to the town centre this […]

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Eileen Flanagan, Veronica Hunt, Mary Barry, Eimear Nolan, Mairead O'Mahony

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Mounthawk Students And Staff Dress Up For Literacy Week 2017

March 4, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

As part of Literacy Week 2017, Transition Year Students of Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School took part in Character Costume Day on Friday. The students dressed as their favorite fictional characters from literature, and produced some brilliant efforts! Harry Potter and Hagrid, Bananas in Pyjamas, Thomas the Tank Engine and even […]

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Anne O'Shea Daly, Conor Fitzgerald, Eamon Mulvihill, Dermot Crowley, Tadhg Fitzgerald, Patsy Lynch, Ann Dalton, Bill Looney, Norma Foley and Denis kelliher at the Launch of the Lenten Justice Talks on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony

Man Blinded By Rubber Bullet To Give Talk In St John’s

March 4, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

A MAN who was blinded by a bullet at age 10 and later founded a charity will give a talk this month at St John’s Church. The ‘Tralee Lenten Justice Talk: When Compassion Leads to Change’ was launched on Friday at the church on Castle Street. On Monday, March 13, Richard Moore will […]

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WATCH: Tralee Warriors And Mercy Mounthawk Get Behind Aidan O’Mahony

WATCH: Tralee Warriors And Mercy Mounthawk Get Behind Aidan O’Mahony

March 3, 2017 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

IN case ye all haven’t seen it already, Garvey’s Tralee Warriors got together with Aidan O’Mahony for a bit of a ‘game’ up in Mercy Mounthawk during the week. It was all to get behind Aidan in his bid to get further in RTE’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’. The lads had […]

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