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Sr Marie Lyons presenting her father's medals to Fr Pat Ahern and Jonathan Kelliher of Siamsa Tíre.

Historic Medals Find New Home At Siamsa Tíre

March 21, 2019 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

TODAY at Siamsa Tíre – the National Folk Theatre of Ireland (NFT), Sister Marie Lyons presented a case of 35 historic medals won by her father, Irish Dance Master Jack Lyons of Ballybunion. The national medals were won for both music (Jack played the concertina) and Irish dance and includes […]

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Joe Linehan, Danny Greaney and Oisin O'Connor before going on stage at the opening night of the CBS The Green students' production of 'The Playboy Of The Western World'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Students Impress Audiences With ‘The Playboy Of The Western World’

March 21, 2019 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

THERE was a packed house in CBS The Green on Wednesday night for the opening of their latest production, John Millington Synge’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’. There were fantastic performances all around by the Transition Years in the pop-up theatre in the school foyer and the stage design looked incredible […]

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St John of God actors looking forward to 'Sister'.

Actors From St John Of God Prepare For ‘Sister’ Act In Siamsa

March 20, 2019 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

THE talented actors of Saint John of God Kerry Services are preparing to tread the boards of Siamsa Tire yet again next week in their musical production of ‘Sister’. This show, on Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27 at 8pm provides individuals with a musical platform to showcase their acting, […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Over Ten Jobs To Be Created With Opening Of New Restaurant

March 20, 2019 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

THE team behind Croí Restaurant in the Square are busily preparing for their new venture which is set to create around 10 full-time jobs and a few more part-time positions within the next few weeks. Paul Cotter, Noel Keane and Kevin O’Connor have enjoyed great success since they opened the […]

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PHOTOS: More From The St Patrick’s Day Parade In Tralee (Part 2)

March 18, 2019 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE St Patrick’s Day parade got our national holiday off to a great start in town yesterday with the community once again coming out in force in the sunshine. Well there were enough clubs […]

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At the launch of the SRAC Atlantic Challenge at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday morning were, in front; Seamus Cotter, John Murray, Sean Kelly and Neil Bradley, back from left; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly, Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance Ken Tobin, Josephine Molyneaux and Kay McNamara of the Alzheimers Society of Ireland, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley, The Rose Hotel's Director of Sales and Marketing Michele King and Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring. Photo by Dermot Crean

Major Cycling Event This Month To Be Huge Boost For Tralee

March 18, 2019 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

TRALEE is gearing up to host one of the biggest and best charity cycling events of the year, as an estimated 1,500 riders will take part in the Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge (SRAC) at the end of the month. It’s an amazing opportunity to cycle with sporting icons, legends and […]

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Deep Sky Objects.

Exciting New Music Sessions At The Ashe Hotel

March 18, 2019 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

THE first Stag & Doe Sessions will take place in The Ashe Hotel on Saturday, March 30 with doors open at 7:30pm. According to the organisers, Stag & Doe Sessions aims to revive the original live music scene in Tralee. With an abundance of acts itching to perform and  prove […]

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Pictured at the launch of National Pyjama Day – the annual fundraising drive organised by Early Childhood Ireland were Mia Bevins, aged 4; Teresa Heeney, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland and Calvin Smith Hayes, aged 3.

Tralee Childcare Services Encouraged To Take Part In National Pyjama Day

March 18, 2019 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

EARLY Childhood Ireland, the national representative body for the early years sector is calling on childcare services in Kerry to get involved in their annual fundraising drive – National Pyjama Day. Taking place on May 10, the day will see thousands of children nationwide sponsored by their families to wear […]

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Grand Marshals Anthony O'Gara and young Ryan Kelliher being held by his dad Trevor. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fun In The Sun At Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade (Part 1)

March 17, 2019 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the St Patrick’s Day parade is sponsored by AIB Tralee… THEY were blessed with the weather. After the horrendous rain, hail and gales of the past couple of days, the rain cleared and the sun came out for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee at noon […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 17, 2019 at 11:04 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… Tralee lads get everywhere… Shout out to the two Irish lads playing hurling on the streets in #Hanoi – one of them […]

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Six Things You Need To Know About The Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16, 2019 at 9:43 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade will be brought to you by AIB Tralee… Thousands of people will be in the town centre tomorrow for the annual St Patrick’s day parade. Here’s some things to note about the day… 1. Be prepared for the elements… While the […]

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'Fighting With My Family'

McCann At The Movies: ‘Fighting With My Family’ Is A Lot Of Fun

March 16, 2019 at 9:37 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘Fighting with My Family’ see Stephen Merchant make a noble effort in a heartfelt wrestling feature sure to make you laugh… Premiering at this years’ Sundance Film Festival, ‘Fighting with My Family’ which was written, directed and produced by Stephen Merchant, is a sports biographical comedy based […]

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Participants in the Scoil Eoin St Patrick's Parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Goes Green For St Patrick’s Parade

March 15, 2019 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

AS is the custom, the St Patrick’s celebrations started early at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh as the whole school came out in the yard for their annual parade on Friday. St Patrick (Jimmy Diggins) led the procession with eight year old Ryan Kelliher, a pupil at the school, who has Muscular […]

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The boxers at the IT Tralee Spark Society 'Rumble In The Jungle' Boxing Night at Tralee Sports Complex on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Box Clever To Raise Funds For Samaritans

March 15, 2019 at 9:41 am 0 comments

THERE was a great turnout for a boxing event fundraiser at Tralee Sports Complex last night. The IT Tralee Spark Society organised their ‘Rumble in the Jungle’, a collaboration with IT Tralees Boxing club in aid of Samaritans, pushing the message that nobody has a perfect mental health. It was […]

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Anthony O'Gara and Ryan Baily Kelliher are the Grand Marshalls in this year's Tralee St Patrick's Day Parade. Also pictured is Mayor Of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring with, at back, Chairperson of the Parade, Johnnie Wall and Ryan's mom Janene Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 15, 2019 at 9:39 am 0 comments

Even if the weather isn’t kind, it should still be a great weekend around town. Here’s a few things to do… Friday 1. Warriors go again… It’s getting tense now. After last week’s important win, Garvey’s Tralee Warriors can’t afford to take the foot off the pedal tonight against Neptune […]

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Paula Mee, Celia Holman Lee and Nathalie Lennon will be guests at the event in the INEC on March 28.

Fantastic Ladies Lifestyle Evening For The INEC

March 13, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS FOR ABOVE EVENT DAWN Milk and the National Dairy Council are delighted to host a fabulous Ladies Lifestyle Evening at the INEC, Killarney on Thursday March 28. The evening will include advice on shaping up your diet and nutrition with dietitian Paula Mee. Style queen […]

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Pauline McLynn urges Ireland to join Ireland’s Great Get Together for Focus Ireland.
People can hold events (like a Bar-B-Q or Movie Night) - at home, school or work from May 3rd to 5th and raise vital funds to prevent family homelessness.
Pauline McLynn, star of legendary comedy, Father Ted, teamed up with Focus Ireland today to launch Ireland’s Great Get Together which aims to raise funds to prevent family homelessness.
Pauline called on people nationwide to sign up to Ireland’s Great Get Together which takes place on May Bank Holiday weekend, May 3rd -5th.  This is the second year of Focus Ireland’s Great Get Together which sees people hold events such as a coffee morning, a movie night or Bar-B-Q and everyone who attends donates to help Focus Ireland’s work. 
Photo Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography Copyright 2019

People Urged To Host Event On May Bank Holiday Weekend For Focus Ireland

March 13, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

PAULINE McLynn, star of legendary comedy, Father Ted, has teamed up with Focus Ireland today to launch Ireland’s Great Get Together which aims to raise funds to prevent family homelessness. Pauline called on people in Tralee and Kerry to sign up to Ireland’s Great Get Together which takes place on […]

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Photographed at the KDYS youth day at the INEC was  Laura Griffin from Dingle.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

PHOTOS: Over 1,500 Young People Enjoy KDYS Youth Day

March 12, 2019 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

KDYS Youth Day took place at the INEC Killarney on Sunday last and brought together over 1,500 young people from all over Kerry to celebrate, innovate and illustrate what it means to be young in Kerry today. Youth Day has now grown to become one of the largest annual youth […]

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Chamber To Host Pre-Election Forum For Candidates And Business Community

Chamber To Host Pre-Election Forum For Candidates And Business Community

March 12, 2019 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A PRE-ELECTION Forum will take place on Thursday, April 11 from 8.30am to 11.30am at The Rose Hotel. This will be an opportunity for candidates in the forthcoming Local Authority Elections (in the Tralee MD area) to present their vision and objectives for Tralee and to address key matters from […]

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Cast members in CBS The Green's production of 'The Playboy Of The Western World'.

CBS Boys Prepare To Tread The Boards With Latest Production

March 12, 2019 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green are embarking on their fifth Transition Year dramatic production next week. This year’s choice of play is John Millington Synge’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World ’. The show is being held in the pop-up theatre in the school foyer on Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st and Friday […]

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Launching Daffodil Day were Garda Irene O'Riordan, Cllr Sam Locke, Chris Griffin, Ed O'Connor and Rachel O'Connor. Photo by Dermot Crean

Looking Forward To Daffodil Day In Tralee

March 11, 2019 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day takes place this year on Friday, March 22 and it was launched at Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Monday afternoon. Daffodil Day is the biggest and longest running fundraising day for the Irish Cancer Society and is celebrating its 32nd anniversary this year. On Daffodil […]

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Jennifer Conway of Ballyroe Heights Hotel with Celine O'Shea, Kerry Rose 2018, launching the search for this year's Kerry Rose. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Search Is On For Kerry Rose 2019

March 11, 2019 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

COULD you or someone you know be the 2019 Kerry Rose? Celine O’Shea, Kerry Rose 2018, kicked off the search for this year’s Kerry Rose at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. The selection night will be held on Saturday, June 8, at the hotel with Kerryman Dáithí Ó Sé once again […]

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Three Musicians To Entertain Crowds At St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 11, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers of the 2019 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee are proud to announce that three well-known musicians from Kerry’s Capital will perform on the viewing platform before the parade arrives in the town centre next Sunday. Up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Seamus Harty will be joined in the line-up by Lauryn […]

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at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Style At The Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards (Part 1)

March 11, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S probably one of the most stylish occasions of the year and the ladies attending the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards 2019 did not disappoint when it came to glamour on Sunday at The Rose Hotel. Around 260 guests enjoyed a fantastic afternoon, evening and night of food, fun and […]

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PJ Dowd with Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley and David Fitzgerald, Operations Manager at The Rose Hotel at the launch of the Circuit of Kerry Rally at The Rose Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Motor Enthusiasts Look Forward To Circuit Of Kerry Rally

March 10, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel Circuit of Kerry rally takes place over the weekend of April 7 and the event was launched at the hotel on Saturday afternoon. Organised and promoted by Kerry Motor Club, this year’s clerk of the course is Eoin Duffin who together with the organising team has put […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 10, 2019 at 10:11 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… We begin with blue skies…   View this post on Instagram   View out over Tralee #instapic #love #sunrise #sky #roadtrip #walking […]

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Launching The Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle and family fun weekend, in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry,  which takes place on  Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April this year, at Ballyseedy Home & Garden, Tralee. The event has no fee to participate but all donations to DSI Kerry are gratefully welcomed. The event is in partnership with the Tour de Munster, the annual charity cycle entering its 19th year this August. 
DSI Kerry’s ‘Tom Crean Unsung Hero Charity Cycle’ pays homage to renowned explorer Tom Crean. Back from left: Mikey Collins, Nathan McDonnell (Ballyseedy),  John Keoghane, Enda & Hugh O' Brien, Madeleine DOyle, Daniel Bohan, David Wallace, Aidan & Lucia O' Mahony, Kieran Donaughy, Emilie & Simone Leahy, .Front from left: Yann Carroll, Risteard Pierce, Kevin Donovan, Gerard Carroll and Catherine Duggan.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Ballyseedy To Host Fantastic Family Fun Weekend In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

March 9, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle and family fun weekend, in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry,  takes place this year on Saturday/Sunday, April 20/21, at Ballyseedy Home & Garden, Tralee. Last year was the first year of the event when over 250 cyclists took to the road raising much needed […]

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Cast members of the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of 'Chicago' at Siamsa Tíre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Are Raving About ‘Chicago’ At Siamsa

March 9, 2019 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE latest production from the Light Opera Society of Tralee is garnering high praise indeed from members of the public and tonight it your last chance to catch it at Siamsa Tíre. ‘Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville’ has been described as the Society’s best ever production to the Musical Director, Aidan O’Carroll. […]

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The Lego Movie 2

McCann At The Movies: Latest ‘Lego’ Offering Is Simply A Fun Movie

March 9, 2019 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says The Lego Movie 2 is a well constructed sequel for all the family… THIS week’s cinematic journey at Tralee Omniplex, saw the whole McCann family settle in their very comfy MAXX screen seats for the eagerly anticipated Lego movie sequel – the imaginatively title ‘Lego Movie 2’. […]

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Cathal Flaherty

Kerry Man Makes Final Of International Songwriting Contest

March 8, 2019 at 5:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A RADIO Kerry presenter and singer-songwriter has seen his song chosen as a finalist in the International Song Writing Contest (ISC) this year. Some 19,000 entries were received for the competition and Cathal Flaherty’s ‘A Thousand Miles’ is the only Irish artist included in the final. The winning track is […]

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