Entertainment

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 19, 2015 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) “You know we belong […]

Read more ›
Tommy and Siobhan Brosnan with children Leah and Katie at the Ballyseedy BBQ Fun Weekend event on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Family Fun At Ballyseedy For A Great Cause

April 19, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY stars Colm Cooper and Kieran O’Leary lent a hand to a great cause on Saturday when they appeared at an event in the Ballyseedy Garden Centre. ‘The Tour de Munster Partnership Spin and Family Fun Day 2015′ is taking place throughout the weekend to raise funds for the Down Syndrome Ireland, […]

Read more ›
Tim’s Visit Home Before Resuming His ‘True Detective’ Work

Tim’s Visit Home Before Resuming His ‘True Detective’ Work

April 18, 2015 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

TIMOTHY V Murphy walks through the arrival doors at Farranfore Airport and a few people present do a double take with that ‘I know that fella from somewhere’ expression on their faces. It’s a look the Oakpark native must be well acquainted with. Since he left Ireland for Hollywood many years ago, he […]

Read more ›
The late Tommy Brosnan's family, at the Primrose Black Tie Gala Ball at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night. From left; Kate, Marelda, Niall, Aisling and Niamh Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Primrose Gala Ball In Ballygarry

April 18, 2015 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 350 people packed the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday night for a night of glamour, entertainment and  fundraising for a great cause. The Primrose Black Tie Gala Ball, in memory of Tommy Brosnan, was a fiercely stylish affair with people from all over the country attending. Guests at the €100 a […]

Read more ›
Tralee Toastmasters Celebrate 90th Anniversary In Style

Tralee Toastmasters Celebrate 90th Anniversary In Style

April 18, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL group who have proven that they can certainly ‘talk the talk’ have now shown that they have the style to match their verbal skills, as they celebrated an anniversary this week. The ‘Tralee Toastmasters Club’ celebrated the 90th anniversary of the foundation of ‘Toastmasters International’ with a […]

Read more ›
Pictured at the launch of Irelandways.com at th Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre on Wednesday night were, from left; Grace O'Donnell, Kerry Camino; Roland Monsegu, Irelandsways.com; Frank Hartnett, Kerry County Council; Mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, Ingrid Boyle, Kerry Camino; Emmett Roche, Irelandways.com and Maria Golpe, Irelandways.com. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Camino Gets Huge Boost As International Journalists Sample The Walk

April 17, 2015 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a fantastic boost for a local tourism attraction this week as journalists from Ireland, the UK and the US sampled the delights of the Kerry Camino. The Kerry Camino is described as a “walk in the footsteps of St. Brendan, the Navigator, as a walker or pilgrim, on this […]

Read more ›
Five Things You’ll See This Weekend During The Fine Weather

Five Things You’ll See This Weekend During The Fine Weather

April 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Temperatures are set to rise over the next few days, but we have a tendency to over-react when we get a fine spell in April. Here’s a few things you may see in town over the weekend… 1. The sight of a hastily-prepared BBQ With our unpredictable weather, we’re rarely […]

Read more ›
Diabetes Ireland To Hold Meeting In Tralee Next Week

Diabetes Ireland To Hold Meeting In Tralee Next Week

April 17, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  DIABETES Ireland will hold a meeting in Tralee which will focus on the practice of good management of diabetes in daily life and how it can be harmful when not controlled properly. The meeting which will be called ‘Head to Toe Management’ will be held in the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday, […]

Read more ›
VIDEO: Tralee Woman Named Miss Bikini For South America/New Zealand

VIDEO: Tralee Woman Named Miss Bikini For South America/New Zealand

April 16, 2015 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL woman was recently named as the winner of a modelling competition that was held in Auckland, New Zealand last month. Debbie Sugrue who is originally from Fountain Court was named as the winner of the ‘Miss Bikini South America/New Zealand’ competition and will now go on to complete the […]

Read more ›
Ballyseede Castle Used As Location For Hit US TV Show

Ballyseede Castle Used As Location For Hit US TV Show

April 16, 2015 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

TELEVISION cameras returned to Ballyseede Castle last week but it definitely wasn’t ghouls they were filming this time. The hotel was one of the locations for filming a hit US reality TV show  set to air on ABC Television in June of this year. ‘The Bachelorette’ which is regularly watched  by up […]

Read more ›
At the reunion of former members of CBS Primary School Choir on Wednesday were front, from left; Eamonn Horan, Con McCarthy, Joe Cotter, Ted O Keeffe, Liam O Connor, Paddy Breen. Back from left; Fr Padraig Walsh, John Fitzgerald, Muiris Ó Cléirigh, Denis Coleman (Principal CBS), Michael Ashe, Tim Collins, John Counihan, Paudie Murphy. Photo by Michelle Culloty

Former CBS Pupils Mark 70th Anniversary Of Choir’s Formation

April 16, 2015 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A LANDMARK occasion was celebrated at a local school in Wednesday as former members of a choir rolled back the years to mark a special milestone. The past members of the CBS Primary School Choir met up at the school for a reunion to mark the 7oth anniversary of the choir’s formation. The event began with a special mass […]

Read more ›
CBS The Green Set To Host Concert For Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation

CBS The Green Set To Host Concert For Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation

April 15, 2015 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL school is getting ready to host a fundraising concert in memory of one of their former pupils on this Saturday. CBS The Green will hold the ‘In Tune For Life’ event in their school hall at 4pm with all proceeds going towards the Donal Walsh ‘LiveLife Foundation’. A […]

Read more ›
VIDEO: Castleisland Woman Finds Her Doppelganger After Social Experiment

VIDEO: Castleisland Woman Finds Her Doppelganger After Social Experiment

April 15, 2015 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A CASTLEISLAND woman who is taking part in an experiment to find a person who resembles them may have found her doppelgänger. Twenty-year-old Niamh Geaney and her two friends, Terence Manzanga and Harry English from Dublin City University are taking part in an experiment called Twin Stranger where they made a bet to […]

Read more ›
The Roast House Wins At Irish Restaurant Awards

The Roast House Wins At Irish Restaurant Awards

April 15, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL restaurant received another award to add to their already burgeoning collection of accolades. The Roast House on Denny Street was named the winner in the ‘Best Casual Dining’ category for Kerry at the ‘Irish Restaurant Awards’ Munster ceremony which was held in The Strand Hotel in Limerick last night. Ronan Hurley and Linda Carmody from The Roast House […]

Read more ›
Comedy Night For Great Cause In The Abbey This Thursday

Comedy Night For Great Cause In The Abbey This Thursday

April 14, 2015 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE guys from the forthcoming Kerry comedy club night are honing their stand-up skills for this Thursday’s inaugural event in the Abbey Inn. The brainchild of Seamus Kelly (aka Frank Hicks), all the proceeds from the The KY Comedy Alternative night will be donated to the Tralee Soup Kitchen. The event, which […]

Read more ›
Music Festival To Honour Tony Fenton By Naming Stage In His Memory

Music Festival To Honour Tony Fenton By Naming Stage In His Memory

April 14, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

KILLARNEY Festival of Music and Food have announced they will honour the late Tony Fenton by naming a stage in memory of the late broadcaster who passed away last month. The Tony Fenton Stage, which will be hosted in a big top marquee, will feature acts and music that Tony loved including The […]

Read more ›
Kerry Singer/Songwriter Amano Reaches For The ‘Skies’

Kerry Singer/Songwriter Amano Reaches For The ‘Skies’

April 13, 2015 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY singer-songwriter Amano is to release her debut single “Skies” on April 24. The Killarney resident, was recently named as one of Hot Press Magazine’s “Ones to Watch” for 2015. The 19 year old  had recently also been selected by Guinness Amplify’s expert panel as one of 22 out of […]

Read more ›
Joan’s €15,000 Saturday Night Takeaway

Joan’s €15,000 Saturday Night Takeaway

April 13, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

A MOYVANE woman came away €15,000 better off on Saturday after she appeared on the National Lottery’s The Million Euro Challenge game show on RTE. Joan Kiely appeared on the programme, hosted by Nicky Byrne, and took away the tidy sum which will go towards a holiday as Joan would particularly like to […]

Read more ›
PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 12, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

  Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… You have to get an ice cream when the sun is out. Sprinkles optional. Ruth Falvey, got this great sunset […]

Read more ›
At The Omniplex: One Of The Best Hollywood Action Movies In Years

At The Omniplex: One Of The Best Hollywood Action Movies In Years

April 12, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘John Wick’ By John Lyons ‘JOHN Wick’ is a sequel to an action film that never existed, and that’s what makes it interesting. While most action franchises would characteristically start with an origin story, ‘John Wick’ instead opts for the opposite – a straight-out retirement story. Keanu Reeves stars […]

Read more ›
Kerry Director Reveals He Is To Work On Project With Leonardo Di Caprio

Kerry Director Reveals He Is To Work On Project With Leonardo Di Caprio

April 10, 2015 at 11:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  A KNOCKANURE man who is setting the film world alight and will work Leonardo Di Caprio on a future project, paid tribute to his Kerry mentors on ‘The Late Late Show’ tonight. Gerard Barrett, writer and director of Glassland’ was interviewed by Ryan Tubridy alongside star of the movie Jack Reynor on Friday […]

Read more ›
The Planned Nightclub At Godfrey Place Has A New Name…

The Planned Nightclub At Godfrey Place Has A New Name…

April 10, 2015 at 9:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new nightclub, which is due to open at the old Fabric building in Godfrey Place, has a new name. It will be called ‘Quarters’ and according to their new Facebook page cover photo (click  here to like it) it is still set to open sometime in May. The name relates […]

Read more ›
A Weekend For Lovers Of Seafood And Seaweed

A Weekend For Lovers Of Seafood And Seaweed

April 10, 2015 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

SEAFOOD lovers in Tralee may be interested in a new mini-festival over the road in Ballybunion in June with an appearance by celebrity chef Clodagh McKenna. The Ballybunion Community Forum-Tourism and Marketing Team is planning the Wild Atlantic Seaweed Weekend June 5-7. The weekend will celebrate everything good about seaweed…from […]

Read more ›
Maria Launches Regional Rose Of Tralee Festival In Laois

Maria Launches Regional Rose Of Tralee Festival In Laois

April 10, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 60 ladies from all over the world will descend on County Laois for the 2015 Rose of Tralee Regional Festival from  May 28-31. Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, launched the event today in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel. Twenty-three places in the Festival Dome Tralee next August are on the line for […]

Read more ›
Two Man United Legends Are Coming To Causeway

Two Man United Legends Are Coming To Causeway

April 10, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

TWO former league title winners with Manchester United are coming to the Stretford End Bar, Causeway this Saturday. An evening with David May and Lee Sharpe promises to be great night for any United fan old or young. Lee Sharpe was part of the first great Alex Ferguson side that […]

Read more ›
Zoe’s World: Sunshine Is Great For Getting Us Teens Out Of The Bedroom

Zoe’s World: Sunshine Is Great For Getting Us Teens Out Of The Bedroom

April 9, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVE you noticed that there have been a lot of smiley people walking around Tralee lately? Considering that this can sometimes be a rare occurrence, you may have thought that you have been seeing things. Maybe it is what the sun is doing to your eyes? Somehow Ireland has managed to […]

Read more ›
VIDEO/PHOTOS: A First Look Inside Tralee’s Newest Hotel

VIDEO/PHOTOS: A First Look Inside Tralee’s Newest Hotel

April 9, 2015 at 1:35 pm 1 comment

TRALEE’S newest hotel opened its doors to the public today. The Ashe Hotel on Maine Street let us in for a look this morning and it’s mightily impressive. Formerly The Abbey Gate Hotel, the new business is creating up to 50 jobs in the town. On entering the doors, visitors are […]

Read more ›
At the Tralee Musical Society production of Sister Act in Siamsa Tire were, from left: Catsy O'Connor, Tara Dore, Natalie Murphy, Jackie O'Mahony, Zoe Riordan, Andreia Brosnan and Mary McCarthy. Photo by  Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Sister Act Is A Holy Show For Audiences In Siamsa

April 9, 2015 at 12:54 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Musical Society are in the middle of a run of dates performing a musical based on the much-loved 90s film ‘Sister Act’. The opening night was on Tuesday with performances set to continue all the way to Sunday. So far the Tralee Musical Society’s musical adaptation of Sister Act has been wowing […]

Read more ›
In the Town Park enjoying the great weather were, from left: Greg Byrne, Natalie Berales and Bobby Byrne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sunny Delights In The Park, But The Fine Spell Could Be Over Soon

April 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE glorious sunshine has made a very welcome return over the past week and many people have been out and about making the most of it. With temperatures wandering into the high teens we have been hit with an unseasonable mini-heatwave, but unfortunately dark clouds are predicted to come on the […]

Read more ›
Maria Nix, Evangeline O'Dowd, Hannah Nix, Jody O'Donnell and Akie O'Rourke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Dance Academy Wins Big At International Competition

April 8, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY based dance group has came back with top awards from an international dance competition. The Academy of Dance under the directorship of Clarissa Michaux were selected to represent Ireland and competed in the International Dance Competitions in Barcelona over the Easter weekend. They were placed first overall for Artistic and Creative […]

Read more ›

image