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VIDEO: CBS Pupils Give A Memorable Rendition Of ‘Let It Go’

VIDEO: CBS Pupils Give A Memorable Rendition Of ‘Let It Go’

December 31, 2014 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something that passed us by during the Christmas madness. This video of CBS Primary School pupils singing ‘Let It Go’ was uploaded to Vimeo over a week ago by teacher Michelle Culloty. It features pupils from Laura O’Keeffe’s Junior Infants class giving it their all during their version of […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From November

REVIEW 2014: The News From November

December 31, 2014 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s what we brought you in November… • AUSTIN Stacks ended a 20 year barren spell without a senior county championship title in emphatic style against Mid Kerry in Killarney on November 2. With the light dimming, captain Barry Shanahan lifted the Bishop Moynihan Cup to […]

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Kieran Donaghy, bares down on goal against Mid Kerry.

REVIEW 2014: The News From October

December 30, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s the news from October… • WE reported early in October that drugs with an estimated value of €16k were found in the Ballyseedy area. Members of the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, acting on confidential information, uncovered the suspected amphetamines weighing over a kilo, in […]

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REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part Two)

REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part Two)

December 30, 2014 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S part two of our round-up of the best photos posted in and around Tralee over the past eight months, from our  popular weekly feature, ‘#Tralee On Social Media This Week’. We decided to compile the best ones we’ve featured (see part one here). I’m sure you’ll agree many of them are quite spectacular. […]

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Some of the Cast who will performing in the Aladdin Christmas Panto in Siamsa Tire were, from left: John Drummey, Tom Hanifin and Gary Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Curtain Comes Up For Panto Season In Tralee

December 30, 2014 at 11:12 am 1 comment

PANTO season gets underway in town today with the opening performance of ‘Aladdin’ in Siamsa Tire. Oliver Hurley Productions will be taking on the classic Arabian tale, adapted most famously by Disney, with plenty of special effects,  sing-along moments and loads of laughs. Continued below… “The cast and the audiences love […]

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REVIEW 2014: The News From September

REVIEW 2014: The News From September

December 30, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review of 2014, here’s the news we brought you from September… • September began with the disappointing news that a volunteer with the Tralee Red Cross had €3,000 worth of his belongings stolen from his van while doing work for the Red Cross. The theft took place from […]

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REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part One)

REVIEW 2014: The Best Of #Tralee On Social Media (Part One)

December 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of TraleeToday.ie’s most popular features has been our weekly ‘#Tralee On Social Media This Week’ round up of photos. The quality of the snaps has blown us away over the last number of months so we decided to compile the best ones we’ve featured in two separate posts (part 2 tomorrow). The photos below were taken in […]

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REVIEW 2014: Our Movie Guy Picks His Films Of The Year

REVIEW 2014: Our Movie Guy Picks His Films Of The Year

December 28, 2014 at 1:33 pm 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s movie reviewer, John Lyons, looks back on the year in film… Seeing as this is the last article of the 2014, it’s only fitting to do a top ten list. It’s been a pleasure writing these reviews for the website throughout the year, I look forward to it every […]

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Ogie Moran makes a dash for the warm waters of the Atlantic. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Race For The Water In Fenit

December 27, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a glorious morning for a dip on Christmas Day as an estimated 600 swimmers ran for the sea in Fenit. They began arriving well before the noon start time, (un)dressed to impress in all sorts of Christmas outfits with the Santa hat an ubiquitous accessory. Members of Fenit RNLI […]

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Running participants take off at the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk from Kirby's Brogue Inn last St Stephens Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Blowing Off The Cobwebs At Bill Kirby Memorial Walk

December 27, 2014 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a pretty miserable morning but the mood of the people who gathered outside the Brogue on Friday  did not mirror the weather. Everyone in the crowd of a few hundred people was in high spirits at the Rock Street venue before the start of the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk. […]

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Tadhg Ó Loingsigh, Laura O'Driscoll, Jack Moriarty and Anna Ní Loingsigh at the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students' Debs Ball on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At The Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students’ Debs

December 23, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

See great offer above THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel was buzzing on Monday night as students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí held their Debs Ball. The teenagers looked glamorous as they posed for photos before the event kicked off, with 75 students attending the meal, while another 100 tickets were sold for the ‘afters’. […]

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Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

December 23, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost turkey time, but for anyone who wants to escape the house between now and Saturday, let’s see what you can get up to… 1. Take in the atmosphere There’s nothing like going to town on Christmas Eve and meeting up with friends and family. The atmosphere is special everywhere, especially […]

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REVIEW 2014: TraleeToday.ie’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

REVIEW 2014: TraleeToday.ie’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

December 22, 2014 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been busy over the past eight months filming various events from water charge protests to All-Ireland homecomings to Munster rugby stars playing head tennis in a Tralee sports store. But which of our videos received the most views on Youtube? Here’s the countdown of our most popular clips since we started […]

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Fireworks And A Big Countdown In Denny Street Planned For New Year’s Eve

Fireworks And A Big Countdown In Denny Street Planned For New Year’s Eve

December 22, 2014 at 10:13 am 1 comment

TRALEE will host two celebration events for all ages in Manor and the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at Manor Park and what’s billed as a New York “Times Square”-style Countdown on Denny Street will book-end New Year’s Eve celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Wednesday, […]

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At the Mitchels Avenue FC Christmas Party were, from left:  Dylan O'Shea, Dylan Hennessy, Kieran Dineen and Luke Bradley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time Around Town

December 21, 2014 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

HO, ho, ho! Tralee was hopping on Saturday night with people out celebrating for Christmas. There was Christmas parties galore while other groups were taking part in the ’12 Pubs of Christmas’ God love ’em. We were out to capture people enjoying their night out. Scroll down for photos…  

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At 'Seussical The Musical' in Siamsa Tire were, from left,  Ciara Samy, Saoirse Cahil, Evan Murphy and Meg Cronin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy ‘Seussical The Musical’ In Siamsa

December 21, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES enjoyed some great entertainment in Siamsa Tire last night for ‘Seussical The Musical’. Members of the Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts put on the show that brings to life the fun and  adventures that are alive within Dr. Seuss books with Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Labour/Sinn Féin Coalition Elected Office Chair Racing Champions

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Labour/Sinn Féin Coalition Elected Office Chair Racing Champions

December 21, 2014 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

CHEATING, dirty tricks, coalitions? It was like a general election campaign on Neil Armstrong Way on Saturday as the inaugural Office Chair Racing event took place. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance and sponsored by Radley’s, politicians and businesspeople gamely took part in the fun where the aim was to raise […]

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The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

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

      THE big day is close now and our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, has the recipe for a perfect roast turkey… As a rule a 7kg (14-15lb) turkey will feed 10-12 people with left over. Ingredients • 1 x 7kg Turkey (14-15lb) […]

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Elvis Weekend And Oliver To Kick Off New Year Of Events At INEC

Elvis Weekend And Oliver To Kick Off New Year Of Events At INEC

December 20, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

YES, yes, we know it’s still 2014 and there’s loads happening over the next few weeks, but looking further on, it appears the great entertainment in the Killarney INEC is set to continue into 2015. Top Irish comic and satirist Oliver Callan will have audiences in raptures with his show on […]

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Staff from Listellick National School on a night out in the Grand Hotel on Friday. Included from left are; Annette Dineen, Patsy Moyles, Karen O'Driscoll, Mary Dillane, Sinead Dwyer, Catriona Moore and Aileen Bulman. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Party Time In Town On Friday

December 20, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S the final weekend before Christmas so Tralee is pretty much party central at the moment. The pubs, hotels and restaurants were all hosting get-togethers at the weekend, while the Abbey Inn also had a visit during the afternoon from Santa for a children’s party to see if they were […]

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Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

December 20, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Charlie’s Bar Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse RIGHT. This week’s review is a tough one because it’s a little too close to home…literally! I live in ‘Narieland’ so the Kerins O’Rahilly’s  clubhouse is a place I go to quite a bit for a pint, to watch a football match and have a […]

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At The Movies: ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

At The Movies: ‘Dumb And Dumber To’

December 20, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

‘Dumb And Dumber To’ By John Lyons THIS week Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels have returned with their bad hair cuts, juvenile sense of humour and an impeccable sense of timing (20 years, to be precise) in a sequel to ‘Dumb And Dumber’. If there was an award for ‘Trailer […]

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General Manager of the Fels Point Hotel, Denis Deery and Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh launching the New Year's Eve Ball at the hotel. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Glamorous Goings-On At The Fels Point Hotel Over New Year Period

December 20, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

WITH Christmas almost upon us, it’s a good time to finalise those plans for New Year’s Eve and Women’s Christmas. The Fels Point Hotel has organised two great events which are sure to attract a lively crowd and festive atmosphere. First of all there is a Gala Ball on New Year’s Eve. […]

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REPRO FREE - MOVE over white collar boxing or inter-firm sports tournaments because latest corporate craze, Office Chair Racing is coming to Tralee on Saturday 20th December as part of the 2014 Christmas Spraoi in Tralee. Sponsored by Radleys Business Solutions Tralee, the money from the event will go to St Vincent de Paul. Pictured with Santa at the launch were – Nicola O’Sullivan (Fels Point Hotel Tralee), Christy Lynch (St Vincent de Paul) , Helen Lock , Tommy Leahy and Pat Herlihy. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Rose Boss, Mayor Of Tralee And Others To Go Office Chair Racing For Charity

December 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and the Executive Chair of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, are among 18 competitors who will take part in tomorrow’s Office Chair Racing in Tralee. The event, sponsored by Radley’s Business Systems, will take place outside Siamsa Tíre Theatre, from 2pm […]

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Cast members of 'Seussial The Musical' from Bryan Carr School Of Performing Arts launching the musical which takes place in Siamsa Tire this weekend.

Six Things To Do In Town This Weekend

December 19, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

JUST six sleeps til Santa! To while away the time this weekend you can do one (or all) of the below… FRIDAY 1. Kids To Have An Abbey Christmas! It’s party time for kids in The Abbey Inn as they are hosting a Fancy Dress event in the bar from 4.30-6.30pm. It’s something Danny Leane puts […]

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Flemby National School Provides Christmas Cheer In Ballyseedy

Flemby National School Provides Christmas Cheer In Ballyseedy

December 18, 2014 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE people had their lunch in Ballyseedy Garden Centre n Thursday, they were also treated to some festive singing by the pupils of the small Flemby National School. “We do carol singing every second year and the Ballyseedy Garden Centre are always very good to us and invite us over,” said […]

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Hollywood Star In North Kerry To Trace His Roots For TV Show

Hollywood Star In North Kerry To Trace His Roots For TV Show

December 18, 2014 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

FIRST Ant and Dec and now the star of hit comedy show ‘Will And Grace’. Kerry seems to be celebrity central these days. It emerged yesterday that famed ITV light entertainment duo will be attending the wedding of their friend, ex-Eastenders actor Sean Maguire, in Sneem over Christmas. Now we hear […]

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Mario To Impersonate Donaghy? What D’ya Think Of That Kieran?

Mario To Impersonate Donaghy? What D’ya Think Of That Kieran?

December 18, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT appears Mario Rosenstock must have some fixation with Kerry people judging by the latest promos for his upcoming RTE special. In the previews we see the well-known comic doing impressions of Kerry hotelier Francis Brennan of ‘At Your Service’ fame and he also has Dáithí Ó Sé on the show with him. Now it […]

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Performing in the CBS Primary School Christmas Concert were, from left: Veronica Paperocka, Abegalle Adetunji, Lauren Brosnan, Emily Rose McSweeney and Kaylee Oristejolomi. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Festive Fun At CBS Primary Christmas Concert

December 18, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE corridors and classes of  Scoil Mhuire na mBráithre, CBS Primary School, were buzzing with activity as pupils prepared for the last performance of their annual Christmas concert on Wednesday. “Everyone has worked very hard on it, they have researched dances and put it together,” said CBS Primary School Deputy Principal, Pat […]

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Pictured giving it their all at Blennerville National School's Christmas Carol Service held in St. John's Church on Tuesday evening were junior infants, Eve O'Sullivan and Katelyn Laide. Photo by Pauline Dennigan

PHOTOS: Christmas Spirit Reigns At Blennerville School’s Concert

December 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Christmas concert by pupils from Blennerville NS went down a storm last night in St John’s Church last night. Proud parents, staff and siblings of the pupils enjoyed an evening of Christmas songs from all classes in the school. Much preparation went into the evening and Principal Terry O’Sullivan […]

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