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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 25, 2014 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more We at Traleetoday.ie have gathered together a selection of photos posted up on social media from Tralee this last week by locals and tourists to the area… Ciara Kenihan took her puppy Sam to his first trip to the beach yesterday. Continued below… Click […]

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Strictly Mary: ‘Throws’ And Falls At The Launch

Strictly Mary: ‘Throws’ And Falls At The Launch

July 25, 2014 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Our Beauty Columnist, Mary O’Donnell, is taking part in this year’s Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing, which takes place in the Dome on August 23. Here she keeps us informed on her progress… THE ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ launch was great fun last Saturday. It […]

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Thumbs up from the Cotter family at the opening of the new look Kirby's Brogue Inn on Thursday morning. Included are mum and dad Kevin and Fiona, with Michéal, Eimear, Saidhbh and Caoimhe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: A Look Inside The New Brogue As It Opens Its Doors

July 24, 2014 at 11:02 am 4 comments

  Click on above ad for more THE doors were flung open in The Brogue on Thursday morning as a new era began for the old dame of Rock Street. And TraleeToday.ie was there to capture the moment. Kevin Cotter, wife Fiona and their four children were present to welcome all to […]

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Doireann Barrett (left) of The Gluten Free Kitchen with Laura O'Driscoll. Doireann will have a stall at  the Electric Picnic music festival at the end of August. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Tralee Business To Provide A Gluten Free Picnic For Music Fans

July 24, 2014 at 8:26 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more IT’S not just musician Gary Keane that’ll be flying the flag for Tralee talent at this year’s Electric Picnic (see story here). Local business, The Gluten Free Kitchen, has been invited to showcase and sell its products at the famous festival. Doireann Barrett, who owns and runs the […]

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Putting their right feet forward to get to the Kingdom were from left: Donegal Rose, Tamara Payne; Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan and Abu Dhabi Rose, Patrice McGillycuddy.
Photo by Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD

Looking Forward To A Fantastic Festival Of Entertainment

July 23, 2014 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more MUSIC, fashion and family fun were to the fore as Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan and a bunch of this year’s Roses were in Tralee last week to announce details of the festival entertainment line-up. The festival will feature over 80 hours of free and affordable […]

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Breakdancing Rose Tops Most Memorable Moments Survey

Breakdancing Rose Tops Most Memorable Moments Survey

July 22, 2014 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A SURVEY has found that the Dublin Rose break-dancing and her re-enactment of the performance with Crystal Swing were the two most unforgettable moments in the Rose of Tralee’s history. Siobheal Nic Eochaidh danced her way into people’s memories back in 2011 only to take […]

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At the Austin Stacks GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' Launch were, from left: Claire McAvoy, Joanna O'Driscoll, Amy Prendergast, Michelle Culloty, Susan O'Gara, Mary O'Donnell, Helen Enright, Treasa Murphy,  Bernie Slattery, Miriam Owens and Bridie Courtney. Photo bv Gavin O'Connor.

Couples To Light Up The Dancefloor At Stacks’ ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

July 21, 2014 at 10:22 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for a great offer THE annual dancing extravaganza that is ‘Strictly Come Dancing was  launched at the Austin Stacks GAA headquarters in Connolly Park on Saturday night. The event has been an enormous success over the past few years and there’s every chance that will be […]

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Out To Lunch: Hail Caesar In Paddy Mac’s

Out To Lunch: Hail Caesar In Paddy Mac’s

July 19, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more Paddy Mac’s Pub, The Mall I DON’T know about you, but I have no mind for eating on really humid days. And Friday was one of them. I fancied something light for lunch so I called into Paddy Mac’s on The Mall. I’ve always […]

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Alannah Roche and Kaitlyn O'Connell enjoying the 'Frozen' summer camp. Ryan Higgins

Photos: Warm Reception For ‘Frozen’ Summer Camp

July 19, 2014 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enlarge IT was a magical day in the Cassie Leen dance studio on Friday as the children attending the Tralee Performing Academy (formerly Tim Landers School for Performing Arts) Frozen Summer Camps showcased their talents to their parents. Over 60 children in total took to the dance […]

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The Chef’s Table: Meet Our New Food Columnist Mark Doe

The Chef’s Table: Meet Our New Food Columnist Mark Doe

July 19, 2014 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Meet our new columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies. Here he describes how he got started in the industry and how he ended up in Kerry. BE a chef they said. See the world, get a trade, everybody has to eat! […]

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At The Omniplex: Two Great Doses Of Laughter And Romance

At The Omniplex: Two Great Doses Of Laughter And Romance

July 19, 2014 at 8:43 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Danielle Courtney on the pick of the movies at the Omniplex this week. Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie Ignore the critics, if you’re a fan of the show, you have to go and will laugh hysterically for the entire show. If however you’re not a […]

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Why Stop At Seagulls? Five Flying Menaces In Town The Minister Needs To Tackle

Why Stop At Seagulls? Five Flying Menaces In Town The Minister Needs To Tackle

July 18, 2014 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A KERRY Senator came in for ridicule on Thursday when he suggested seagulls ‘had lost the run of themselves’ and had to be stopped. Senator Ned O’Sullivan from Listowel referred to the gulls as vermin, said they were stealing lollipops from children and asked the […]

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At the performance of 'Wuthering Heights' at Ballyseede Castle were, from left: Gerardine, Karen Lynch, Catherine Tobin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Hundreds Enjoy ‘Wuthering Heights’ Sell-Out At Ballyseede Castle

July 17, 2014 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more HUNDREDS turned up in the summer sunshine at Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Wednesday, for an open-air theatre performance of a literary classic. The Chapterhouse Theatre Company returned to the grounds to perform ‘Wuthering Heights’ and tickets were sold out before Wednesday, showing the popularity […]

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Tommy Leahy: Songs In The Key Of Life

Tommy Leahy: Songs In The Key Of Life

July 17, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Tom Leahy (pictured) is the vocalist/guitarist in Tralee band, Enemy Armada who are currently working on a new album. Here are the songs that soundtracked his life… A Day In The Life – The Beatles Being the youngest of five siblings in my house – […]

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Louis Walsh’s Latest Boyband ‘Hometown’ Added To Festival Line-Up

Louis Walsh’s Latest Boyband ‘Hometown’ Added To Festival Line-Up

July 16, 2014 at 2:55 pm 1 comment

YOUNG pop music fans were rejoicing this afternoon when it was announced Louis Walsh’s latest creation, ‘Hometown’, will be playing the Rose of Tralee Festival. Consisting of Josh Gray, Dean Gibbons, Brendan Murray, Cian Morrin, Dayl Cronin and Ryan McLoughlin the band caused a stir among teenage girls when they appeared on […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell’s Dancing Queen Ambitions

July 16, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more LOCK up your toes! Our regular beauty columnist, Mary O’Donnell, is taking to the dance floor as a contestant in Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. The event takes place on August 23 in the Festival Dome. She’ll keep us abreast of her progress through a weekly […]

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Zoe’s World: Meet Our New Columnist

Zoe’s World: Meet Our New Columnist

July 16, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition Meet TraleeToday.ie’s new columnist, Zoë O’Connor, who will give a worldview from a teenager’s perspective…  Hi everyone, Zoë O’Connor here. I am a 15 year old blogger with the hopes to become a successful fashion journalist in the future (I know dad, it’s […]

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Five Reasons You’re Better Off Without Garth

Five Reasons You’re Better Off Without Garth

July 15, 2014 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE bad news for Garth Brooks fans came through last night that the concerts in Croke Park are definitely not going ahead. Boo, and furthermore, hoo, I hear you all cry. But come on, it’s not the end of the world. Dermot Crean gives five good reasons why you’re better off […]

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€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

July 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more CALLING all musicians! A prize pot in excess of €5000 is up for grabs in the  ACCESS competition which will take place during this year’s Rose of Tralee festival. The competition is open to all solo artists, duos, groups or bands who can submit an […]

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Party Time At Manor Businesses

Party Time At Manor Businesses

July 14, 2014 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IF you were in the Manor West area on Saturday you may have noticed a few bouncy castles and music in the area. It was all part of the celebrations to mark the first anniversary of Suits Select at their Manor premises, while The Streat cafe […]

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Jill Hannon, birthday boy Oliver Hurley and Michelle Kerins at Oliver Hurley's 50th birthday celebrations at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Guests Shout ‘Hurrah For Ollywood!’ At Oliver’s Bash

July 13, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE glamour and glitz of a Hollywood awards ceremony came to the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night as Oliver Hurley threw a 50th birthday party to end all others. The renowned musical director and Rose of Tralee Festival General Manager, invited 230 guests to […]

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Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

July 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above to enlarge Chez Christophe, Courthouse Lane I HAD been to Chez Christophe before and,  despite only staying for a very fine coffee, I promised to return. That was over a year ago. It was quiet then as it was only open a few weeks so that was to be expected, […]

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At the Morning Star Performance Troupe for Youth, show in Siamsa Tire were, back from left: Shannon Hennessy, Isabella Flamini, Ursula Earley, Kelly Pierce, Danielle Pierce, Kaley Moriarty, Michaela McCarthy, Front: Evan Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Tralee Teens Watch US Troupe Belt Out Broadway Classics

July 12, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to for more THERE was a good crowd of youngsters at Siamsa Tire on Friday afternoon to watch American teenagers perform well known songs from Broadway musicals. The internationally-recognized, Morningstar Performance Troupe for Youth are on a goodwill concert tour throughout Ireland and stopped off in Tralee […]

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At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

July 12, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more 22 Jump Street By John Lyons PREVIOUSLY on ‘21 Jump Street’… Jonah Hill & Co. took an old tv series – which had, frankly, a quite silly premise to begin with – and adapted it into one of the best buddy cop comedies that we’ve seen […]

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Gary Keane

Gary Makes It To The Electric Picnic Thanks To You!

July 11, 2014 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad for more A TRALEE man has won the chance to play this year’s Electric Picnic and it’s all thanks to you. Gary Keane, aka, Like A Fire, entered the 2FM ‘Play the Picnic’ competition with hundreds of other artists to try to earn a place on […]

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Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

July 10, 2014 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers A FORMER Rose of Tralee is to star with Kylie Minogue and Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, in a Hollywood blockbuster action movie. Tara Talbot, who won the Rose title in 2011, has landed a role a new action film called ‘San Andreas’ […]

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Upfront model Dawn O'Sullivan, Ballyheigue Fashion Show organiser Laura Dineen and model Kinga Grunau before the Ballyheigue Fashion Show in the Community Centre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ballyheigue Turns On The Style For Festival Fashion Show

July 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to enlarge OVER 400 style-conscious ladies and gents showed up at the Ballyheigue Community Centre on Wednesday night for the Festival Fashion Show and they even got to see the new Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council strutting his stuff on the catwalk. “We had a fantastic night,” said Laura Dineen, Secretary […]

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US Troupe To Perform Broadway Favourites At Siamsa

US Troupe To Perform Broadway Favourites At Siamsa

July 10, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A TROUPE of American teenagers will perform well known songs from Broadway musicials this Friday lunchtime in Siamsa Tire. The internationally-recognized, Morningstar Performance Troupe for Youth are on a goodwill concert tour throughout Ireland and will be stopping off in Tralee […]

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Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

July 9, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition NEW York fashion designer, Don O’Neill will showcase Red Carpet gowns from THEIA’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection at the 2014 Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show. The Kerry-native will be among a star-studded line-up of designers and boutiques in the Festival […]

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Gary Keane

Tralee People Urged To Get Gary To The Picnic

July 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more TRALEE musician Gary Keane is making a charge to play The Electric Picnic festival this summer and needs your votes to get him there! Gary has been shortlisted on the 2FM website along with 30 other artists from around the country and now […]

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