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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

September 28, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S greatest GAA stars felt the pain on Saturday night as they had their legs waxed for a great cause in the Fels Point Hotel. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, the ‘Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ was a fantastic occasion attended by over 300 people, who made a great contribution to […]

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Issabelle Flamini is one of the Annie's performing in the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of Annie. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: ‘Annie’ Delights Audiences At Siamsa

September 28, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were great crowds for the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s production of Annie which played for three days at Siamsa Tire. There were matinees on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and evening performances which received standing ovations. Continued below… The 65-strong cast were put through their paces over the past few months […]

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RTE Weather Presenter For Siamsa Tíre Show

RTE Weather Presenter For Siamsa Tíre Show

September 28, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

RTE’S laid back weather presenter, Evelyn Cusack, is coming to town for a show about, you guessed it, the Irish weather. It’s a subject we obsess about and talk incessantly on so it’s the ideal topic for a talk by the expert. Evelyn Cusack celebrates her 26th anniversary as a weather […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Great Thai Chicken Curry

The Chef’s Table: A Great Thai Chicken Curry

September 28, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THAI cookery has to be my favourite style of food. I love the freshness and simplicity of the dishes.

 Thai food is unique in the fact that in many dishes you get spicy, sweet, citrusy and salty all in one dish. During my time working in Australia, I worked with […]

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At the launch of 'Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition' in aid of the Palative Care Unit in Tralee General Hospital were, from left: Denis Moran, Andrea O'Donoghue, Eoin Liston, Riona Kennedy and Ger Power. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

RTE’S Miriam To Interview GAA Legends Tonight In Fels Point

September 27, 2014 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

JUST in case any of you are at a loose end tonight (Saturday), there’s a fantastic event on in the Fels Point Hotel, where Miriam O’Callaghan and a host of stars of the sporting and media world will help raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Palliative Care unit in KGH. Five Kerry […]

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Out To Lunch: Nothing Small About Teach Beag Dish

Out To Lunch: Nothing Small About Teach Beag Dish

September 27, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

An Teach Beag The Mall WALKING around town this week it was plain to see most people had a spring in their step. The All-Ireland has provided us with an unexpected boost going into the late autumn and as the phrase goes, “it’ll shorten the winter”. I decided to head […]

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Seven Movies To Look Out For In The Next Few Months

Seven Movies To Look Out For In The Next Few Months

September 27, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John Lyons, takes a look at seven movies which should be making waves come awards season next year… Next week I’ll be reviewing David Fincher’s latest film, ‘Gone Girl’. I’ve been counting down the days until the first showing of ‘Gone Girl’, not just because I’m a […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 26, 2014 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week, here at Traleetoday.ie we pull together all of the best photos and videos posted up on social media of Tralee and its surrounding area. Continued below… Scarlett Eclipse, who has become a bit of a regular on these pages, got this magnificent shot of the sky over Fenit […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

The Omniplex Re-opens Its Doors

September 25, 2014 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

GOOD news for movie lovers. The Tralee Omniplex will reopen today (Thursday) after a week of being out of action due to upgrade work being done. The that was carried out over the past week at the cinema on the Dan Spring road was the installation of high definition digital […]

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“Hon The Kingdom!” Says Rising Hollywood Star

“Hon The Kingdom!” Says Rising Hollywood Star

September 25, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

PLAUDITS for the Kerry team have been coming in from Kingdom folk all over the world in the past few days, but one unexpected source of support came soon after the victory from a Hollywood star. Jack O’Connell, who was hailed by showbiz bible Variety last month as one of the stars to […]

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Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

September 24, 2014 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be some craic tonight in Austin Stack Park when the All-Ireland champions take part in the GOAL Challenge charity match. The victorious Kerry team will play an exhibition ‘A versus B’ match on the night with plenty of scores and family fun guaranteed. Players and management will be available for […]

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Video/Photos: How Tralee Reacted To Kerry’s Win

Video/Photos: How Tralee Reacted To Kerry’s Win

September 24, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

SO Tralee got excited when the final whistle went around 5pm on Sunday. We found these videos posted on Facebook pages that we thought we’d share showing the euphoria at Kerry’s 37th All-Ireland victory. Below are the reactions from The Castle Bar and the Paddy Mac’s at the full time whistle, […]

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Simon Renardson: Songs In The Key Of Life

Simon Renardson: Songs In The Key Of Life

September 22, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

Simon Renardson is a well known gigging bass player in town. Here he picks the music which has soundtracked his life… Burt Ives – Ugly Bug Ball The earliest song I can remember, this was on a Disney cassette that was on constant play any time we went anywhere in […]

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Out To Lunch: Fallen For A Fels Sandwich

Out To Lunch: Fallen For A Fels Sandwich

September 22, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Claret’s Bar Fels Point Hotel THE Fels Point Hotel was a different place on a sunny Tuesday afternoon compared to when I was last there four weeks before. That was the night Maria Walsh was selected as Rose of Tralee and the hotel was full of revellers, journalists and friends of the Roses […]

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The Chef’s Table: Why Do We Overcook Our Food?

The Chef’s Table: Why Do We Overcook Our Food?

September 21, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, says people who overcook their food don’t know what their missing… ONE thing that I have learnt over the years of teaching people to cook at our school is that the majority of home cooks cook their food to […]

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Pupils from Listellick National School show off the green and gold for their 'Jersey Day' on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Schools Turn Green And Gold For Jersey Day

September 20, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY Schools all over the town were decked out in green and gold on Friday with schools taking part in their ‘Jersey Day’ in anticipation of Kerry’s All-Ireland appearance this Sunday. Kerry being in the final was made a bit more special this year for Holy Family National School who […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Grand Seduction’

Movie Review: ‘The Grand Seduction’

September 20, 2014 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Grand Seduction’ By John Lyons BRENDAN Gleeson stars in this quiet, yet light-hearted drama about a quaint community living in a small harbour on the coast of Canada. I hadn’t even heard of the film, but I’m a huge fan of Gleeson and decided that it would be the film […]

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Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 19, 2014 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY week, here at Traleetoday.ie we pull together all of the best photos and videos posted up on social media of Tralee and its surrounding area. In the run up to the All-Ireland final this Sunday, the colours came out in force as shops and businesses got behind the Kerry […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

Cinema Closed Until Next Week…But An OmniplexMAXX May Be On The Way

September 18, 2014 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

MOVIE-LOVERS will have to do with DVDs or downloads for the next number of days as the Omniplex Cinema on Dan Spring Road is closed to allow for an upgrade. A new high definition digital projection is to be installed in each of the cinema’s screens. The good news is there are longterm […]

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Secret Cine Club To Entertain Families On Culture Night

Secret Cine Club To Entertain Families On Culture Night

September 18, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE people at Kerry Film Festival have something special planned for families on Culture Night this Friday…but it’s a secret! Following the success of last year’s cinema event, where hundreds of people gathered in The Square to watch ‘Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs’ and ‘The Italian Job’ on their outdoor screen, KFF are thrilled […]

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Final Countdown: Tralee Band’s ‘Star’ Turn For Kerry

Final Countdown: Tralee Band’s ‘Star’ Turn For Kerry

September 17, 2014 at 11:44 pm Comments are Disabled

WE got another song for Kerry to show you! This time it comes from a Tralee band called Rouge featuring Paudie Hobbert. The lads are huge Kerry fans and recorded a song to the air of Christie Hennessy’s ‘I Am A Star’, so you-know-who features quite prominently in the video. […]

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Rehearsals In Full Swing For ‘Annie’ Production

Rehearsals In Full Swing For ‘Annie’ Production

September 17, 2014 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

    THE 65-strong cast of Annie are being put through their paces ahead of the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s production of Annie next week. Rehearsals are in full swing for the show which takes place at Siamsa Tire from Thursday to Saturday, September 25th to 27th with matinees for […]

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VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Rotary Club Launches Annual Ball With Ice Bucket Challenge

September 16, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club launched their annual ball in a most unusual fashion on Saturday – by taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. Five members of the club got a soaking at this year’s venue for Rotary Club of Tralee Gala Ball, the Ballyseede Castle Hotel. The ball  takes place on Friday, […]

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Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

Final Countdown: Video – Caribbean Feel To ‘Kerry For Sam’ Charity Song

September 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE another Kerry song everyone! This time it comes from ‘The Kingdom Krew’ who have recorded an eight-track CD, ‘Sam’s Comin Home’, with all funds raised going to the Recovery Haven cancer support centre in town. “I’m a neighbour of Dermot Crowley who is heavily involved with the centre,” said […]

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Liam O'Sullivan with two young participants in the sumo wrestling at the St Pat's GAA Club Family Fun Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Sun Shines For St Pat’s Family Fun Day

September 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great sense of a community coming together in the name of fun on Sunday, as St Pat’s GAA club hosted their annual family day. Hundreds turned up in the autumn sunshine for an afternoon of music, puppet shows and games, with plenty food and refreshments laid on […]

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Carol and Keith McGlynn, Tralee, at the Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Beauty Of Our County On Display At Exhibition

September 15, 2014 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

PHOTOGRAPHERS from all over the county gathered at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday to show some of their spectacular work. The ‘Kerry Landscapes Photography Exhibition’ showcased the stunning scenery the county has to offer and the event was a great success. “It’s gone great,” said one of the organisers, Keith McGlynn from […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Autumn

September 14, 2014 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

Our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, says salads don’t have to stop once summer is over… “SALADS? They’re rabbit food!” I hear you say! Most people’s idea of a salad is limp lettuce with tasteless tomatoes and a bit of cucumber, but there is so much […]

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It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

It Doesn’t Costa Lot For Tables At Claire’s Charity Quiz

September 13, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

A BALLYRICKARD woman has organised a quiz night in her place of work in aid of the Recovery Haven. Claire Maher, manager of the Costa Coffee branch in The Mall, decided to run the event on Wednesday, October 1, for the centre as it is a place close to her […]

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VIDEO: Blennerville NS Staff Latest To Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Blennerville NS Staff Latest To Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

September 13, 2014 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE gorgeous weather we had Friday afternoon was put on ice for the teachers of Blennerville Primary School who were the latest  school to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge. Two lucky children from each class were chosen to dunk icy water over a teacher, while all the other pupils […]

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AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

ON Tuesday we told you about Killarney-based band, The Kingdom, who will release “Come on Kerry Live the Dream” on Monday in support of Kerry’s bid to win back Sam Maguire. Well we’ve got the audio here so have a listen to it and sing along to the lyrics below to get you […]

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