Entertainment

McCann At The Movies: ‘Solo’ Is A Fun-Filled Ride With One Of Cinema’s Heroes

McCann At The Movies: ‘Solo’ Is A Fun-Filled Ride With One Of Cinema’s Heroes

June 2, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ is a summer blockbuster worthy of your hard-earned cash… With more baggage than an airport carousel (original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the project in 2017 due to creative differences) and an estimated budget over $250 million, […]

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Students taking part in the end of year graduation show.

Siamsa Training Academy Students Perform End Of Year Show

May 30, 2018 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre was proud to present its Level 3 Final Year pupils of the National Folk Theatre (NFT) Training Academy at their end of year graduation show on Tuesday. This performance showcased what the students have learned over the previous three years at Siamsa Tíre in the disciplines of traditional […]

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The champ Dominic O'Brien with the One Furlong Dash Perpetual Trophy and his dinner for two. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Who Will Win The ‘Race Of Champions’ This Bank Holiday Monday?

May 30, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year again! An occasion when the great athletes of our time show their talents on Rock Street to decide who take home the ‘Race of Champions’ trophy on this Bank Holiday Monday. The name has changed from the ‘One Furling Dash’ which has been won […]

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Ladies To Lunch At The Oyster In Aid Of Palliative Care Unit

Ladies To Lunch At The Oyster In Aid Of Palliative Care Unit

May 30, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Spa Fenit Hospice Committee are busy preparing for their upcoming Midsummer Ladies Lunch  which is set to be a fantastic way to spend a Saturday afternoon next month. This new fundraising event for the Palliative Care Unit University Hospital Kerry takes place on Saturday, June 16, at The Oyster […]

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Get set for the summer at Boyles Patio and Stove Centre.

SPONSORED: Boyles Patio And Stove Centre To Hold Open Day This Saturday

May 29, 2018 at 7:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather has been glorious over the past week and many of you might be wondering about getting a beautiful patio area to get the most out of your garden space. Well this Saturday you’ll have a chance to see the the amazing garden solutions and stylish paving options at […]

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Launching the walk in memory of Jamie Wrenn and Mike Dean were Maureen O'Brien, Marisa Reidy, Mary Lynch and Marian Barnes. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jamie And Mike To Be Remembered At Annual Walk To Castlegregory

May 28, 2018 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is calling on walkers to put their best foot forward this July 21 as they host the annual – and final – fundraising walk from Tralee to Castlegregory in memory of West Kerry men Jamie Wren and Mike Deane. This year’s event will be […]

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Ciara Culloty, Claire Savage, Katie Guinan, contestant Stephanie Horan, Georgina Lynch and Alison O'Connor at the Kerry Rose Selection Night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Kerry Rose Selection Night

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyroe Heights Hotel saw its fair share of glamour and style at the weekend. On Friday the Connect Kerry Women In Business awards took place while on Saturday it was the turn of the Kerry Rose contestants and their supporters to dress to impress. Celine O’Shea was chosen at […]

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The railings at Tralee Town Park will be brightened up this summer.

‘Art In The Park’ Starts Next Saturday For The Summer

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am 1 comment

STARTING this weekend, Saturday, June 2 and on every Saturday in Summer until the end of August, ‘Art in the Park Tralee’ will take place. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance, this is an outdoor exhibition space that is providing artists with an opportunity to exhibit and sell their work in the heart of Tralee Town Centre. […]

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Gathering In The  Square In Support Of CervicalCheck Scandal Victims

Gathering In The Square In Support Of CervicalCheck Scandal Victims

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GATHERING will be held in the Square, Tralee from 5pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday, May 30 in support of those affected by the cervical check scandal and by screening misdiagnoses. Organisers are asking that people wear red on the day. It’s part of the Standing4Women movement which is holding […]

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Bagatelle, Brendan Grace And High Kings For Summer At The Gleneagle

Bagatelle, Brendan Grace And High Kings For Summer At The Gleneagle

May 27, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE summer schedule of concerts and events has been launched at the Gleneagle Hotel and INEC Killarney. The nonstop line up of events features something for everyone including music, kids shows, comedy, dance and musicals. Every Monday during July and August they welcome Michael English to the line-up, the legendary […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 27, 2018 at 11:18 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 this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it… Last minute campaigning on the streets of Tralee… We’re all […]

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Great Events In Tralee For Cruinniú na nÓg Next Month

Great Events In Tralee For Cruinniú na nÓg Next Month

May 27, 2018 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Cruinniú na nÓg is taking place all over Ireland on Saturday June 23 and as the national day of creativity for children and young people, the programme in Kerry looks set to enthuse new comers and creative enthusiasts alike. The programme offers a fine selection of free events from 11.00 […]

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Stephanie Moroney, Carly Norris and Kathleen Powell at the Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards (Part 2)

May 26, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here for previous coverage), the Connect Kerry Women in Business awards was another stylish affair in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. There was a host of awards given out on the night to winners from all over the county, on a night filled […]

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Ten Places In Town To Watch Liverpool v Real Madrid

Ten Places In Town To Watch Liverpool v Real Madrid

May 26, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

“Six times! We’ve won it six tiiimes/In Kiev, we won it six times!” How that chant sounds depends on where your loyalties lie. For Liverpool supporters it would be as mellifluous and soothing as a babbling brook on a sunny day. For most other soccer fans it would sound like […]

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Nollaig McCarthy, Catriona Kennedy, Catherine Keane and Lisa Martin at the Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards (Part 1)

May 26, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

FABULOUS glamour, style, fun, food and awards made for a wonderful night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel for the annual Connect Kerry Women in Business Awards. Organised by Margaret Kissane Publisher and Editor of Connect Magazine, the Awards celebrated and recognised the enormous entrepreneurial talent and success of women who […]

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Breaking In.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Breaking In’ Is A Trainwreck Of A Movie

May 26, 2018 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Breaking In’ almost had him breaking out of the Omniplex.. Reviewing movies for TraleeToday.ie on a weekly basis has seen me experience a large variety of films which, in general, have been enjoyable (some surprisingly so)  with the odd turkey rearing its head now and again, but […]

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Horses in the parade ring at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Things To Do In Tralee This Weekend

May 25, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and the weather is supposed to stay dry for the most part. Unfortunately, there isn’t that much to get to compared to other weekends. Still though… Friday 1. Beauty night… HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at […]

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The Rosebuds on parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter To Be A Rosebud During Festival

May 24, 2018 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE deadline to be Rose Buds at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival has crept up on some people, but there’s still time for your daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, friend or neighbour to apply. Fifty children from Kerry and beyond will be chosen through the direct application process, while […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

May 23, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

It’s that time of year again when the Kerry Rose is chosen. The 2018 selection takes place on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel so it’s time to find out more about the 25 contestants… AMIE MCNAMARA SPONSORED BY THE THATCH Amie is 20 years old from Listowel, County […]

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Pictured at the launch of The Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Festival in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation which takes place in Tralee 15th-17th June, is (L to R) Marc Ó Sé, Brian O'Se, Dave Elson, Peigí O’Mathúna of Meadowlands Hotel, Avril Hewett, Joe Hennebry, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice Foundation and (back row) Dusan Bogdanovic and Kieran Donaghy.

Sports Stars And Family Fun For Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Celebrations

May 23, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Meadowlands Hotel will be play host to sports stars including soccer legend Paul McGrath and Cork’s Seán Óg Ó hAilpín to celebrate its 20th anniversary as a business with a weekend festival next month. The Meadowlands Hotel has a long tradition of supporting sports organisations in Tralee and currently sponsors local GAA, soccer & […]

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Mary O'Donnell.

Mary O’Donnell To Help Launch Skincare Range At Horan’s Healthstore

May 22, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at Horan’s The Square Tralee with special guest Mary O’Donnell Beauty.   Tickets are €5 and are redeemable on the night. They are available from Horan’s The Square. There’s refreshments and nibbles on arrival, goodie […]

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Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

May 22, 2018 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on Wednesday, May 23, for an Open Information Morning, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives details on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General […]

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Stockton's Wing.

Stockton’s Wing To Play Free Gig In Milltown During Fleadh Cheoil

May 21, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCLAIMED trad/folk group Stockton’s Wing will return to Milltown after 20 years to play during the upcoming  County Fleadh Cheoil. When Milltown-Listry Comhaltas hosted their first County Fleadh Cheoil in Milltown in 1998, a live open-air performance by the trad supremos  was the undoubted highlight. Now, 20 years later, they […]

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Yummy Cafe Wants Your Vote In Nationwide Competition

Yummy Cafe Wants Your Vote In Nationwide Competition

May 21, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE cafe/restaurant is on a shortlist to find Ireland’s favourite family restaurant. Organised by Today FM’s Weekend Breakfast programme, Yummy Cafe on Dominick Street is the only Kerry restaurant on the shortlist with businesses in Dublin, Galway, Offaly, Waterford and Cork aiming to be crowned ‘The Best Family Restaurant […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 20, 2018 at 10:46 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 this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it… The local Gardaí popped into the Inspired exhibition… @GmailMahony Thank […]

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Members of  Kerry Youth Choral Group, performing in the Christmas Concert at the Creative Ireland, Kerry Youth Choral performance at the Acoustic Club, INEC, Killarney. The  trained by Voiceworks Director, Gemma Sugrue, and vocal coaches Lisa Curran & Clare Adams. The Choral group is an initiative of Kerry County Council Arts Department, Creative Ireland Programme.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS**

‘Kerry Sing Together’ Camp Takes Place In Tralee Next Month

May 20, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

CONTINUING on from a hugely successful series of youth choral workshops and performances in 2017, Creative Ireland Kerry, co-ordinated by the Kerry County Council’s Arts Office has arranged an even greater number of opportunities for youth singing in six locations, including Tralee, across the county during the month of June. […]

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Deadpool 2

McCann At The Movies: ‘Deadpool 2’ Is A Sequel To Please Old Fans And Make New Ones

May 19, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Deadpool 2’ more than lives up to expectation and delivers on all fronts… Two years after the blockbuster smash that was Deadpool, the highly anticipated sequel posed many questions to its eager audience prior to its release. Would the sequel hold the same charm and appeal now […]

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Spa NS pupils with Elma Walsh and Principal Peter Linehan launching the Donal Walsh 6km Walk/Run at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

May 18, 2018 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Unlike the plethora of events last week, this weekend is relatively quiet. There is a few things to do though… 1. Enjoy the weather… It’ll be fine on Friday and Saturday is supposed to be dry and sunny, so take advantage of the fine weather by going for a walk, […]

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Barnardos Calls On Tralee Families And Communities To Take Part In ‘Big Toddle’

Barnardos Calls On Tralee Families And Communities To Take Part In ‘Big Toddle’

May 17, 2018 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

BARNARDOS children’s charity is looking for families, community groups and creches in Tralee and Kerry to take part in their annual Big Toddle for Barnardos Ireland’s biggest sponsored walk for under-fives! 2018 will see the little feet of more than 50,000 toddlers – including 1,239 already signed up in Kerry  – […]

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Tralee Venues To Host Events For Kerry Biodiversity Week

Tralee Venues To Host Events For Kerry Biodiversity Week

May 17, 2018 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are lots of events happening in the Tralee area and around the county for Kerry Biodiveristy Week 2018, running from May 19-27. From land- based whale watching to bat walks, a dawn chorus walk, plant identification walks, a swift talk and walk, nature walks and an organic farm biodiversity […]

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