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Kerry Woman To Appear On Winning Streak This Saturday

January 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

A KERRY woman will be hoping to go on a Winning Streak of her own when she appears on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE One this Saturday. Peggie Fitzgibbon from Kenmare only discovered she had been selected to appear on the iconic game show after she […]

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Blasket Comedy Club Returns With Three Great Stand-Up Shows

January 15, 2019 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

TOP comedy acts are returning to Tralee over the next month with three shows on the way in The Blasket Bar on Castle Street. Having hosted such well known acts as Karl Spain and Bernard O’Shea late last year, acclaimed comedians Chris Kent, Shane Clifford and Eleanor Tiernan will perform […]

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Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

January 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

THERE isn’t much happening around this time of the year, but if you want to head out and test your general knowledge, then this might be for you. Tralee Dynamos FC are holding a table quiz this Thursday night in The Huddle Bar starting at 8.30pm. The event is a […]

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Sean Lyons of Listowel Writers Week with General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Sales and Marketing Manager Aisling Foley looking forward to the Literary Evenings which begin this Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Free Literary Evenings Begin At The Rose Hotel This Wednesday

January 14, 2019 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

THOSE winter nights will be brightened up at The Rose Hotel as they have teamed up with Listowel Writers Week for free Literary Evenings at the hotel. They are asking you to embrace your inner story-teller and revel in all things literary this January and February in the Kerry Suite […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 13, 2019 at 11:44 am 0 comments

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… A super achievement… Pictures from a memorable day for our 3 students at the BT young Scientist. Senior Group Category Winners Social […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Welcome To Marwen’ Is Well-Intentioned But Poorly Executed

McCann At The Movies: ‘Welcome To Marwen’ Is Well-Intentioned But Poorly Executed

January 12, 2019 at 11:36 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘Welcome To Marwen’ is a visually superb, well intentioned but poorly executed true story that will split audiences… Robert Zemeckis, director of such classics as Back to the Future and Forest Gump has in recent times taken to redeveloping the source material of some extraordinary documentaries as […]

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Jane Behan, Carmel Quirket, Kathleen O'Sullivan, Lorraine Hobbery and Amy O'Sullivan, participants in the upcoming Kerry Camogie 'Stars In Their Eyes' at the launch in The Forge Bar, Causeway, on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ Night To Help Kerry Camogie

January 11, 2019 at 11:12 am 0 comments

IT’S set to be a star-studded night of entertainment later this month when well-known faces from the north Kerry sporting fraternity take to the stage for ‘Stars In Their Eyes’. Taking the format of the well-known ITV show, 10 acts will take on the persona of famous music stars for […]

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At the launch of the Donal Walsh LiveLife Film Competition were, front from left; Filmmaker Lisa Fingleton of NEWKD (adjudicator), Elma Walsh of LiveLife, Mary Lucey, Principal of Kerry College of Further Education and Maurice Galway (adjudicator). Back from left; Eamonn Hickson of Radio Kerry; Jennifer Boyle of LiveLife Foundation; Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance; Michaela Brosnan of KCFE; Margaret Kissane of Connect Publications and Aidan Kelly of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

Entries Now Open For Donal Walsh Live Life Film Competition

January 11, 2019 at 9:40 am 0 comments

THE National Live Life Film Competition for 2019 was officially launched on Thursday in Kerry College of Further Education and entries are now invited with the theme of “It All Works Out!” This is the 6th year of this hugely popular competition in memory of Tralee teenager Donal Walsh. The Competition aims […]

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Aisling Hogan, Andrea Kerins, Rachel Roche and Michelle Naughton at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel staff Christmas Party at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Well-Earned Night Out At The Brogue For Ballyroe Heights Hotel Staff

January 10, 2019 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER hosting parties, weddings and debs balls over the Christmas and New Year period, the staff at Ballyroe Heights Hotel finally got a chance to get together for a night out on Wednesday. Over 50 of them gathered at Kirby’s Brogue Inn for a well-deserved night of great food and […]

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WATCH: Ardfert Woman’s Reaction To Great White Shark Near Australian Beach

WATCH: Ardfert Woman’s Reaction To Great White Shark Near Australian Beach

January 10, 2019 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

A VIDEO of an Irish woman’s reaction to a Great White Shark has been featured on a few websites this morning and she’s from Ardfert. A news channel in Sydney, Australia featured a segment about a person who uses drones to find sharks near beaches and Clare Dwyer from Ardfert […]

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Launching the Bon Jovee night in The Brandon were, in front; Brendan Ring, Audrey Reidy and Eileen Whelan. Back from left; Mike Leahy, Sean McCord, and Damian Greer of Bon Jovee, MC for the evening Brendan Fuller, Audrey Moran and Mary Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bon Jovee And Friends To Rock The Brandon At Fundraiser

January 9, 2019 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

ROCK fans are set to flock to the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre next month for a night of music for three great causes. Local Bon Jovi tribute act, ‘Bon Jovee’ will be joined by Oracle and Mickey Joe Harte for the event on Saturday, February 16 which will help out […]

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Cois Lí Camera Club To Host Talk And Demonstration Evening

Cois Lí Camera Club To Host Talk And Demonstration Evening

January 9, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

COIS Lí Camera Club Tralee have announced that they have John Bermingham of ‘All That Can Be Productions’ coming to give a talk and demonstration at the club on Tuesday, January 15 at 7.30pm at The Greyhound Bar on Pembroke Street. They promise a fun, informative,  learning experience, but numbers […]

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Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

January 8, 2019 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre at Monavalley is holding its first ever Open Week from Monday, January 21 to Saturday, January 26. It is a chance for parents, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those who wish to re-skill or up-skill and guidance professionals to visit the Monavalley campus and see […]

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Owen O'Shea and Gordon Revington, authors of a new book released this week.

Talk On North Kerry Politicians Of The Past 100 Years

January 8, 2019 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE north Kerry men and women who have made their mark on the national political stage over the past 100 years will be the focus of a talk by the authors of a new book at the Seanchaí Centre in Listowel on Thursday, 17th January at 8.00pm. The authors of […]

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Melissa Nix, Erica Quill, Kristine Porojan, Mags Lacey, Trish Moran, Laura Baker and Tricia Moran enjoying a night out for Women's Christmas at Benners Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Hit The Town For Women’s Christmas

January 7, 2019 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

IT fell on a Sunday this year, but ladies made the weekend their own as restaurants and bars hosted groups for Women’s Christmas. It’s a tradition mainly confined to Kerry and Cork, but one still well observed and businesses enjoyed a late festive season bonanza to end the Christmas festivities […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 6, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… A great capture by John Ryle… Happy New Year 2019 to all our members, sponsors and followers (home and abroad) on Facebook, […]

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Participants of the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k run on Sunday morning. Photos by Lisa O'Mahony.

Local Man To Be Honoured At Kerins O’Rahillys Annual Race

January 5, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club 10k/5k race returns again later this month and this time it will honour a local man who has served the club and local community over the past 40 years. After 41 years teaching in Holy Family school, Francie Quill retired from his role as Deputy […]

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McCann At The Movies: A Magical Musical To Delight All Ages

McCann At The Movies: A Magical Musical To Delight All Ages

January 5, 2019 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ is a worthy sequel to the classic family movie… Remaking classic movies can often be risky business with more misses than hits (remakes such as Sylvester Stallones’ take on Get Carter simply can’t be unseen!). Therefore, it was with a little trepidation that I […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

As Festival Celebrates Diamond Jubilee, Search Begins For Rose Of Tralee 2019

January 4, 2019 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S never been a better time to apply to be the Rose of Tralee because, this year, Ireland’s most famous family festival will celebrate 60 years in 2019. Rose of Tralee regional selections will be staged in towns and cities all over the world from February to June and anyone […]

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Fitness And Nutrition Talk To Benefit Children’s Hospital

Fitness And Nutrition Talk To Benefit Children’s Hospital

January 3, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A TALK will be held tonight (Thursday) on weight loss, fitness and nutrition, with all proceeds raised going towards Crumlin Children’s Hospital. ‘Fat Loss Made Easy’ at The Rose Hotel from 7.30pm will feature three speakers from the world of fitness and nutrition; Michael Dillon of Kinetic Health and Fitness, […]

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The fireworks on Denny Street on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowds Watch The Fireworks On Denny Street

January 1, 2019 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a massive crowd on Denny Street for the fireworks last night and they weren’t disappointed as they were treated to a spectacular display. The crowd started gathering from around 6.30pm and by the time they were set off from behind the Ashe Memorial Hall less than an hour […]

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Anne O'Donnell, Alan Teahan, Ella Smith and Laura Lee Curtin appearing in 'Snow White' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Love ‘Snow White’ Christmas Panto At Siamsa Tíre

December 30, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual  Christmas panto at Siamsa Tíre started its run yesterday and audiences are just loving it. The Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre cast are bringing the story of ‘Snow White’ to the stage and it’s jam-packed with magnificent scenery, costumes, live music, spectacular dance routines, comedy capers and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 30, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Some effort!Wouldn’t want to see the leccie bill though… On the way #home last night, this #neighbour sure does #love #Christmas #tralee […]

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The fireworks on Denny Street on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bring The Family To The Fireworks On New Year’s Eve

December 30, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host a special event once again in the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at the Ashe Memorial Hall will mark end of year celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Monday, December 31. Supported by Tralee Chamber Alliance, John Drummey Communications, Manor West Retail […]

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Joe Hennerbery of Kerry Hospice, General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness  launch the New Year's Eve 10/5k Run in aid of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter The New Year’s Eve 10k/5k Road Race

December 29, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

OVERDONE it with the turkey and a few drinks? Well there’s still time to redeem yourself and an event on New Year’s Eve will provide you with the chance to end 2018 on a healthy note. The Optimal Fitness Tralee 5k and 10k Road Race takes place on December 31 […]

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Siamsa To Host ‘Snow White’ Panto Over The Coming Week

December 29, 2018 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

WITH ten performances over the coming week, you’ll have plenty of chances to catch the annual Christmas panto at Siamsa Tíre. This year, the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre will bring the classic story of ‘Snow White to life on stage from Saturday, December 29 to Friday, January 4 […]

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Story Of The Offaly Men Who Killed Kerry’s 5-In-A-Row Dream Airs Tonight

Story Of The Offaly Men Who Killed Kerry’s 5-In-A-Row Dream Airs Tonight

December 28, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IF you feel like torturing yourself, then RTE will make your masochistic dreams come true tonight. Relive one of the most heartbreaking moments in Kerry GAA history, when the men from Offaly  put a stop to Micko’s team’s dreams of a 5-in-a-row in ‘Players Of The Faithful’ tonight (Friday) at […]

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Dakotah Carter O'Flynn and Keela Hughes rehearsing for 'Big Maggie' at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Prepare For ‘Big Maggie’

December 28, 2018 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

REHEARSALS are in full swing for the next stage production from students at Mercy Mounthawk and it promises to be another top-class offering from the school. ‘Big Maggie by John B Keane is directed by Tony Behana nd it will be the 17th time the school has staged a play. […]

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It’s Panto Time At The INEC In Star-Studded ‘Sleeping Beauty’

It’s Panto Time At The INEC In Star-Studded ‘Sleeping Beauty’

December 28, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT will be a truly magical family outing to the INEC next week when the pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’ comes to Killarney venue between Thursday, January 3 and Saturday, January 5. From the team that brought you last year’s smash hit panto, ‘Beauty and the Beast. comes a production bursting with […]

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Dashing out of the water in the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Over The Next Couple Of Days

December 24, 2018 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Right s0, have ye anything to be going to? If not, then here’s a few things to get up to over the next couple of days… 1. Get to town early on Christmas Eve… You probably have all the presents bought, but if you’re not too busy peeling sprouts it’s […]

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