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Top Trad Musicians Set To Play Concert At Dúchas In Tralee

September 30, 2019 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

MACALLA na hÉireann, the 2019 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will perform in The Dúchas Comhaltas Centre in Tralee, on Wednesday October 16 while on this year’s 14 venue tour. Sponsored by Bus Éireann this annual Concert Tour Bus features the best of traditional talent drawn from the four provinces […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 29, 2019 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram.  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Minding their language skills… Today we celebrated European Languages Day in Pres with a taste of French and German foods prepared by […]

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Kerry Sports Academy

Kerry Sports Academy At ITT To Host ‘Pain To Performance’

September 29, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA, in conjunction with The Bon Secours Hospital, will welcome world renowned applied sports scientist and S&C Coach, Professor Tim Gabbett, to deliver a performance workshop, entitled “Pain to Performance”. This event will take place in the Kerry Sports Academy at IT Tralee on Thursday October 3 from 6.30 – […]

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Aobh Culloty Aine Lambe, Martina Lawless, Roanna O'Sullivan and Aifric Culloty at the Tralee Parnells Family Fun Day at Caherslee on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Parnells Hosts Family Fun Evening At Caherslee

September 28, 2019 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a good season so it was time to relax at the Tralee Parnells GAA Club Family Day on Friday evening. There was a great turnout and the weather held off on the evening with activities enjoyed including space-hopper racing, tug o’ war, egg ‘n’ spoon, 3-legged racing, welly […]

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Blennerville Threshing Festival Celebrates 30th Anniversary This Sunday

Blennerville Threshing Festival Celebrates 30th Anniversary This Sunday

September 27, 2019 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 30th annual Blennerville Windmill threshing festival takes place this Sunday and there’s a wonderful line-up of entertainment for the day to celebrate the anniversary. This is one of the oldest steam threshing and vintage car display in Kerry running since 1989 and there’s something for all the family. Starting at […]

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Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

September 27, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING different in the Town Park on a Saturday. As part of European Week of Sport 2019, Mountain Biking Kerry will be holding a mountain biking experience day in Tralee Town Park in conjunction with Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership. On the day, two local mountain biking clubs will be […]

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Launching the second Kerry County Council’s second Architecture Kerry Festival at Killarney House and Gardens were from left, Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher, Emer Corridon, Manager Cahernane House, Chief Executive Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell, Bríd Colhoun, Killarney House and Gardens and Victoria McCarthy, Kerry County Council’s Architectural Conservation Officer. Kerry’s architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated from 27 to 29 September.A wide range of free events including talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events will take place. Visit www.kerrycoco.ie/AK2019 for further details.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Events Taking Place In Tralee This Weekend During Architecture Kerry Festival

September 26, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Kerry’s architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated during the second annual Architecture Kerry Festival this weekend and a wide range of free events including talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events will take place. Tralee will host events during the festival, which is part […]

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Vincent Lynch (in front) of Nolan's Londis on North Circular Road prepares for the 'Row For Rescue' fundraiser next month. Also included at back is Niall Nolan of Nolan's Londis, Julie Conway, Maureen Greaney, Michael Slattery of Kerry Mountain Rescue and Frank O'Brien of Banna Rescue. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Row For Rescue’ At Nolan’s Garage To Help Out Two Local Organisations

September 25, 2019 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

NOLAN’S Londis are once again hosting an all-day challenge to help out local volunteer groups who do so much for the local community. Last year, Pieta House benefited from a Bikeathon to the tune of €4,700 thanks to a super effort by local people. On Saturday, October 5, people are […]

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Two Kerry Pubs Win Regional Categories In Irish Pub Awards 2019

Two Kerry Pubs Win Regional Categories In Irish Pub Awards 2019

September 25, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry pubs have won regional categories in the Irish Pub Awards 2019. Mike the Pies in Listowel and JM Reidy’s in Killarney will now go forward to the National Awards Final on November 20 next in the RDS Concert Hall in Dublin. The Listowel pub has been has been […]

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Blindboy Boatclub.

Blindboy Boatclub Brings Live Podcast Show To The INEC

September 24, 2019 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMED Rubberbandit, Blindboy Boatclub, is inviting people to a live edition of The Blindboy Podcast, in conversation with a soon-to-be-announced guest this Saturday night. Following on from a complete sell out in the INEC Acoustic Club in February, Blindboy returns to the Gleneagle Ballroom this Saturday, September 28. Blindboy’s increased notability […]

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A Tralee Hotel Is Hosting ‘Peaky Blinders’ Themed Christmas Party Nights

A Tralee Hotel Is Hosting ‘Peaky Blinders’ Themed Christmas Party Nights

September 24, 2019 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE fifth season of ‘Peaky Blinders’ has just finished on BBC and the show has never been more popular. It’s cultural impact has been significant since the show first aired in 2013, especially in the world of fashion where flat caps have become ubiquitous as well as those haircuts — […]

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.Members of Tralee Tennis Club enjoying the 'Wrap Party' at Benners Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Tennis Club Hosts Club Championships ‘Wrap Party’

September 24, 2019 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tennis Club had a very busy time last week and it all culminated in a party on Saturday night. The club held its Club Championships all last week with members battling it out for honours with some great games played. It’s been a good period for the club as two […]

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Ariana Grande poses for a selfie with Tralee ladies Jenny Lynch and Jenny O'Donnell.

Tralee Ladies Meet Ariana Grande In Dublin Restaurant And Get Invited To Concert

September 23, 2019 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

SHE’S one of the biggest pop stars on the planet but she’s as down to earth as they come. That’s the experience of Tralee ladies who met Ariana Grande in a Dublin restaurant on Friday night. Tim Lynch from Tralee was with his two daughters Sinead and Dearbhla and their […]

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Marisa Reidy, Kathleen Collins and Maureen O'Brien eyeing up Eamonn Kirby's beard which will be shaved off at the end of November as part of Recovery Haven's Movember Fundraiser. Photo by Dermot Crean

Eamon To Lose His Beard After 45 Years As Part Of Movember Challenge

September 21, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

A NORTH Kerry publican who has sported his signature beard for over 45 years has pledged to face the chop in support of cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. Well known Ardfert pub owner Eamon Kirby has become one of the first ‘victims’ of Recovery Haven’s 2019 Movember Challenge which […]

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Jenny Crushell, Bláthnaid Walsh, Grace Walsh and Alice Fitzgibbon at ‘Imagining the Future – Climate and Coastal Communities' by Zoë Uí Fhaoláin Green at Siamsa Tire on Culture Night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Events To Suit All Tastes For Culture Night

September 21, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

A VARIETY of free entertainment was laid on all over town for Culture Night on Friday. Appealing to all tastes and ages, there was music, drama, art, film and much more. The weather was also dry so people were able to move between the events without getting a soaking. There […]

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Young People Wanted To Perform With The Free Radicals

Young People Wanted To Perform With The Free Radicals

September 21, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre is inviting young people aged 15 – 20 to get dramatic as it launches its eleventh season of the Free Radicals Youth Theatre (FRYT). A Taster Session will take place on Saturday, September 28 from 4 – 6pm and new members are welcome with the term commencing Saturday, […]

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Former Kerry star Marc Ó Sé helps launch 'The Chaser' at Skelper Quane's Bar on Thursday evening with Principal of St Brendan's NS Blennerville Robbie O'Connell and organising committee members Claire Flynn, Louise Brassil, Rebecca Roche and Nora Corridon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville School To Bring ‘The Chaser’ To Tralee Next Month

September 20, 2019 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

CAN you beat ‘The Chaser’? As host Bradley Walsh says on the hugely popular quiz show, “Come and have a go if you think you’re clever enough!” Well you’ll get your chance at a special fundraising event on Friday, October 18, at The Rose Hotel when St Brendan’s NS in […]

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Part of the crowd at the Horan's Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get To The Rose Hotel For The Horan’s Healthstores Health And Wellness Fest

September 20, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Horan’s Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest is back this weekend with over 50 health and lifestyle exhibitors and internationally renowned speakers. Taking place in The Rose Hotel on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, Sandra Breen Regional Manager of Horan’s Healthstores explained why they are holding the event. […]

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Brian Crean and Steve Baker of Banna Sea Rescue with Derek Rusk of Manor West Retail Park at last year's event. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Discover More About Local Organisations At ‘Community On Your Doorstep’ This Saturday

September 20, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome a host of Kerry’s local community organisations for its ‘Community on Your Doorstep’ exhibition this weekend. Taking place on Saturday, September 21, the event will showcase a wide variety of organisations, clubs and services which are right on the doorstep of […]

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Here’s What’s Happening In Tralee For Culture Night

Here’s What’s Happening In Tralee For Culture Night

September 20, 2019 at 8:38 am Comments are Disabled

CULTURE Night kicks off right across Ireland between the hours of 5.00pm and 11.00pm tonight and there’s a whole lot to do and see around Tralee. The variety of events on offer ensures there is something that will appeal to everyone, with, tours, talks, screenings and performances that suit all […]

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Local Writers To Launch Anthology Of Work On Culture Night

Local Writers To Launch Anthology Of Work On Culture Night

September 18, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL writing group will launch their anthology of work this Friday to coincide with Culture Night. The Thursday Night Writers will also host an Open Mic evening in Tralee Library from 6pm to 8pm at the launch of ‘Thursday Night Tales’. There will also be raffles with prizes that […]

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Fun Day To Recognise ‘Little Heroes’ Dealing With Cancer

Fun Day To Recognise ‘Little Heroes’ Dealing With Cancer

September 17, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A VERY special event to recognise and reward Kerry’s brave little heroes who are dealing with cancer is being organised in Tralee on Sunday, September 29. Organised by cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, a special ‘Little Heroes’ Fun day will take place at John Mitchel’s GAA Grounds from 3-6pm […]

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Kerry Children Wanted To Take Part In TG4 Show

September 17, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY children are wanted to participate in a TG4 show called ‘Is Eolaí Mé’. The production company, Fíbín Media, is looking for children between the ages of 8-12 years of age for the show – chatty confident kids with Irish who have some interest in Science – kids that are […]

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Gavin James

Gavin James To Play INEC On New Year’s Eve

September 16, 2019 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  GAVIN James plus very special guests will play Gleneagle INEC Arena this December. The Irish singer-songwriter is no stranger to the venue having played concerts there over the past few years, including one in late December last year. Now he’s set to return to Killarney for a New Year’s Eve […]

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Catherine Dillon, Laura O'Sullivan, Eimear Talbot, Rachel Moynihan and Denise Counihan outside The Gresham Hotel up for the match in Dublin on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Of The Green And Gold Army Invading The Capital (Part 2)

September 16, 2019 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’LL be back…and soon! If one thing was clear from Kerry’s season it’s that we can look forward to more All-Ireland finals over the next few years. This young team will only improve and the experience of two All-Ireland final days will stand to them next year. That was the […]

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Tara Guerin, Linda Sugrue, Laura O'Connor and Aaron O'Connor outside The Gresham Hotel up for the match in Dublin on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Fans Cheering On Their Team In Dublin (Part 1)

September 16, 2019 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

SO it was not to be. This Monday morning was all the more bleak when waking up again to the realisation that Kerry are not All-Ireland champions. The mood was altogether different on Saturday afternoon in Dublin where thousands of Kerry fans thronged the main streets of the capital. Cautious […]

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Denise O'Connor, Maggie Ann Fleming and Sandra Lynch at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Final Part Of Our Coverage Of The Glamour At Ladies Day (Part 4)

September 15, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda  Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by Manor West Retail Park… SO it’s all over for another year and what a week was had at Listowel Races. It’ll be different next year as the Races move back two weeks, starting on Saturday, […]

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Claire Harte, Diane Jeffers, Nollaig McCarthy and Laura Horgan at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From Ladies Day In Listowel (Part 2)

September 14, 2019 at 7:52 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of McElligott’s Honda  Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by Manor West Retail Park… THEY came from all over the country and beyond to enjoy exciting racing and sensational style at Ladies Day in Listowel yesterday. Tens of thousands are estimated to have passed through […]

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Brian Crean and Steve Baker of Banna Sea Rescue with Derek Rusk of Manor West Retail Park at last year's event. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Manor West To Host ‘Community On Your Doorstep’ Exhibition

September 14, 2019 at 7:52 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome a host of Kerry’s local community organisations for its ‘Community on Your Doorstep’ exhibition next weekend. Taking place on Saturday, September 21, the event will showcase a wide variety of organisations, clubs and services which are right on the doorstep of […]

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Eleven Pubs To Watch The Game In On Saturday Night

Eleven Pubs To Watch The Game In On Saturday Night

September 14, 2019 at 7:51 am Comments are Disabled

While tens of thousands of Kerry fans will be in Croke Park on Saturday evening, those who can’t make it will be looking for somewhere with a bit of atmosphere in town (besides the Square of course!). Every pub is bound to be buzzing but here’s some suggestions to where […]

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