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At The Omniplex: Miss ‘Gone Girl’ At Your Peril!

At The Omniplex: Miss ‘Gone Girl’ At Your Peril!

October 4, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

‘Gone Girl’ By John Lyons RECENTLY I was reading an interview with David Fincher on ‘Little White Lies’ website. He was promoting his newest film, ‘Gone Girl’. In the comments section, one comment simply read: “The wait for Gone Girl is getting excruciating.” Absolutely. Fincher is one of the finest […]

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Tralee Woman Writes Book On History Of Irish Dance

Tralee Woman Writes Book On History Of Irish Dance

October 3, 2014 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW book on the history of dance in Ireland was launched last night at Siamsa Tire. Written by lecturer in performing arts and cultural studies at IT Tralee, Dr Sharon Phelan, ‘Dance in Ireland: Steps, Stages and Stories’, was launched by Pat Ahern, founding director of the national folk theatre. […]

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Photos and Video: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

Photos and Video: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 3, 2014 at 11:24 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. Mel on Instagram, captured this couple as the sun went down on Sunday evening. “All the leaves are brown!” but the sky has been […]

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Bernie Falvey and Mary O'Sullivan at last years 'Splash of Pink' event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society held in Ballyseedy Home and Gardens.

Six Things To Do This Weekend In Tralee

October 3, 2014 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and while the weather is miserable, there’s still loads to do around town over the coming days. Speaking of weather… Friday Ireland’s Weather with Evelyn Cusack A person we are well used to seeing on our TV screens, RTE weather woman, Evelyn Cusack will be at Siamsa […]

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Actress With Tralee Link For Hollywood Movie

Actress With Tralee Link For Hollywood Movie

October 2, 2014 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

A DINGLE actress, whose father hailed from Tralee, has landed the female lead in Hollywood movie. Charlotte Peters will star as the lead in ‘A Winter’s Dream’ which begins shooting in this month. The actress is the daughter of Susan and the late Joseph O’Connor who hailed from Ard Na […]

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At the Costa Coffee Table Quiz in aid of Recovery Haven was, from left: Shane Clifford, Ciara Heaslip and Claire Goodall. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Quiz Night With A Difference In Aid Of Recovery Haven

October 2, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

TABLE quiz aficionados were treated to a change of scenery on Wednesday in Costa Coffee when the pint glass was swapped for the coffee cup as part of a charity event in aid of Recovery Haven. The in-store quiz, at the Mall cafe, was the brainchild of Ballyrickard woman, Claire Maher, […]

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Derek Rusk Manager Manor Shopping Cnt Tralee , Corrie Rodgers Tralee and Teresa Foley Tralee Pictured at the Manor West Retail Park.jpg

Looking Forward To Foodies’ Heaven In Manor West

October 1, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE hugely popular ‘Taste of Kerry’ event returns to Manor West Retail Park this month with food artisans from all over the county showing their wares. The event will take place on Saturday/Sunday, October 11/12 and will run from noon to 6pm on both days. Among the producers who will have stands at the […]

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Music To Play A Big Part In Upcoming Kerry Film Festival

Music To Play A Big Part In Upcoming Kerry Film Festival

October 1, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

A WEEK long feast of cinema in Tralee will kick off this Saturday when the first screenings of the Kerry Film Festival 2014 get under way. The festival is now in its 15th year and has been an important part of the county’s cultural landscape ever since the beginning. The […]

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Ogie Moran feels the pain  being waxed at the 'Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition' at the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over €12,000 Raised For Charity At GAA Legends Night

September 29, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €12,000 was raised at the ‘Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ held in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night according to organiser Andrea O’Donoghue. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, it was a fantastic occasion attended by over 400 people, all in aid the Palliative Care Unit at Kerry General Hospital. “It was […]

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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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