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Eileen Whelan of Paco with Audrey Moran of MS Tralee looking forward to the coffee/fashion morning on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning Fundraiser

April 3, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event, the first at the store this year, to raise funds of MS Tralee and North Kerry Branch. From 11am to […]

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Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

April 3, 2019 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night, then head to the Na Gaeil GAA Clubhouse to test your general knowledge. The annual table quiz in aid of the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania is taking place there at 8pm this Thursday. The orphanage was set up Tralee […]

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Looking forward to pub theatre in the Ballymac Bar this week Kneeling in front, Gillian Wharton and Darach Gallagher. Standing; Frank Houlihan (Director), Ger Madden, James Finnegan, Eleanor Sugrue, Peter Colleran, Eileen Moynihan, Tommy Sweeney, Kay Dowling, John Creagh and Ger Reidy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballymac Bar To Host Brilliant Bard-Related Comedy Plays

April 2, 2019 at 6:07 pm 1 comment

HERE’S something different for your local pub. The Ballymac Bar will host two comedy plays related to the works of William Shakespeare on this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm each night. Under the heading ‘Much Ado About The Bard’, it promises to be a highly entertaining night out with […]

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Lisa Curran and her son Christopher.

County Buildings To Light Up Blue Tonight For World Autism Day

April 2, 2019 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council buildings will be lit up blue tonight to raise awareness of World Autism Day and the public is invited to snap it with a chance to win prizes. Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Graham Spring, and Lisa Curran of the Irish Autism Mammy facebook page have organised this event […]

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The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley is leading calls for as many people as possible to get involved. Pictured at the launch in Tralee are from left: Marian Egan, Tralee Tidy Towns, Tim Guiheen, Olga Taranta-Sova and Joe Moynihan from Tidy Tralee Together, Henry Lowe and Anne Connolly from Friends of Able, Cllr. Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Joan O' Regan, Team Bramble, Gerard O' Brien, Environment Dept. Kerry County Council, Cllr. Sam Locke, Chairman, Tralee Tidy Towns, Brian Stephenson, Environment Task Force, Anne Jones, Team Bramble and Jean Foley, Tralee Municipal District Officer. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Volunteers Wanted For ‘County Clean-Up’ Day

April 2, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE days are counting down to one of Kerry’s biggest annual mobilisations of community groups, Tidy Towns committees, voluntary and sporting organisations, and individual residents and families across the county. The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr […]

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Launching the 'Celebrity Chef' fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven were Sales and Marketing Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley, Phil Stack of Recovery Haven, General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan, Carol Barry of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Incredible Prizes At Fantastic Night Out This Friday In The Rose Hotel

April 1, 2019 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

ROUNDS of golf at world-famous courses and luxury nights away are among the amazing attractions at a dining experience to remember from four renowned chefs at The Rose Hotel this Friday night. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive pastry chef […]

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Melissa Nix, Rachel Browne, Rebecca Ryan Griffin, Dolly Molloy, Claire Molloy and Trish Molloy at Mary O'Donnell's 'Capsule' event in The Ashe Hotel on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mary O’Donnell Hosts Sold-Out Lifestyle Event In The Ashe Hotel

March 31, 2019 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the great reputation she has, it was no wonder that Mary O’Donnell’s first beauty event was a sold-out success. Around 150 ladies attended ‘Capsule’ at The Ashe Hotel on Saturday evening where ladies found all they needed to know from the experts about beauty, hair, fashion, wellness, food and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 31, 2019 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… The Warriors show the Cup at The Green… Great photos of the @warriors_bc visit. Thank you to Joe Hanley. @Traleetodaynews @Kerrys_Eye @kerryman_ie […]

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Michelle O'Sullivan, Sharon McElligott, Sarah Louise Carey and Sandra Walsh at UHK's Got Talent at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The UHK’s Got Talent Night At The Brandon (Part 2)

March 30, 2019 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY came in their hundreds to support the staff of University Hospital Kerry taking part in UHK’s Got Talent last night. As we told you earlier (click here for previous coverage), the judges went for Vocal Chords as the winners while the public vote favoured The Arrhythmias. But it was the […]

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‘May the Force be with you’…Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. The Festival takes place from Friday 3rd May - Sunday 5th May 2019. Also on Hand was Danielle Favier, Fáilte Ireland and James Murphy, Skellig Whiskey.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Star Wars Fans To Enjoy ‘May The 4th Be With You’ Festival In Kerry Villages

March 30, 2019 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

CALLING all Star Wars fans. The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. Celebrating […]

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The Kerry County Fleadh organising committee at the launch of the event. Front: Bernard Cronin, Sheila Hurley(treasurer), Ciara Kennedy(secretary), Margaret Wrenn(vice-treasurer), John Joe Harmon, John Lehane. Back: Chris Horan(PRO), Turlough O'Brien(vice chairman), Vincent Prendergast(chairman), Tim Wrenn.

Milltown Looks Forward To Hosting Kerry County Fleadh

March 30, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

PLANS are coming together in Milltown for the Kerry County Fleadh, which will be staged in the mid-Kerry town in June for the second year running. “Last year’s Fleadh was a huge success in Milltown”, said Chairman of the organising committee Vincent Prendergast. “Feedback has been very positive, and there’s […]

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'Fit For Discharge', contestants at UHK's Got Talent at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Raised For Chemotherapy Unit With UHK’s Got Talent (Part 1)

March 30, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 1,000 people enjoyed some fantastic entertainment last night as the staff at University Hospital Kerry showed there’s a lot more to them than their talents in the healthcare profession. Over 7o of them in eight acts took to the stage in the Brandon Hotel Conference centre for UHK’s Got […]

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'Us'

McCann At The Movies: ‘Us’ Is The Scariest Movie You’ll See This Year

March 30, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Jordan Peele’s stunning, fear-filled feature ‘Us’ is a remarkable movie that will  feature in many ‘Best of 2019’ lists… This week’s Tralee Omniplex outing, ‘Us’, tells the story of Adelaide (Nupita Nyong’o) who, haunted by an unexplainable trauma from her childhood and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, […]

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Deep Sky Objects.

Launch Of New Music Sessions Night In Tralee

March 29, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE first Stag & Doe Sessions will take place in The Fiddler Bar in the Square on this Saturday night with doors open at 7:30pm. The event was previously due to take place in The Ashe Hotel, so note the change of venue. According to the organisers, Stag & Doe […]

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Participants in St John of God Services production of 'Sister' at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John Of God Services ‘Sister’ Is A Sellout Success

March 28, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TWO sell-out nights at Siamsa Tíre ensured the latest production from Saint John of God Kerry Services was a massive success. ‘Sister’, based on the hit movie and musical ‘Sister Act’, saw people from all over the county converge on the Tralee venue for superb entertainment on Tuesday and Wednesday. […]

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Tralee Lions Club To Host Annual Table Quiz At The Meadowlands

Tralee Lions Club To Host Annual Table Quiz At The Meadowlands

March 27, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will host their annual table quiz at The Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday, April 4 at 8pm. All proceeds raised on the night will go in support of Kerry Cancer Support Group. This is always a well-attended event and there’s loads of spot prizes up for grabs on […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming Tapas and Pintxo event at The Ashe Hotel were Chef Dimitri, The Ashe Hotel Group GM Ruth O'Sullivan, Group Sales and Marketing Manager, Leonie Flaherty, Margaret Kissane of Connect Publications and Head Chef Lukasz Wacnik. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spanish-Themed Night At The Ashe Hotel To Excite Lovers Of Tapas And Pintxo

March 26, 2019 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Old Market Bar in the Ashe Hotel goes Spanish with an amazing Pintxo and Tapas Experience to celebrate the All-Ireland Tapas and Pinxto Championships happening in Kerry. The evening of Tuesday, April 9, hosted by hotel in association with Connect Marketing and Events and Taste Kerry, will be focused […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 24, 2019 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Pretty good work by Bolger Fabrication… We were honoured to be part of the Greenway initiative this week. We fabricated and installed […]

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Katherine Lynch (RTÉ’s “Wagons Den”), Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders favourite Heather Trott), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans) and Casualty’s Rebecca Wheatley,

‘Menopause The Musical’ Coming To The INEC Next Month

March 23, 2019 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING multiple sell out performances, the ultimate girls night out, “Menopause the Musical” is embarking on another Irish nationwide tour this spring with an all- star cast…and its coming to Kerry. This popular comedy hosts a cast of hormonal women, memory loss one-liners and innuendo-laden versions of pop classics and […]

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Pupils taking part in the Céilí Mór at Derryquay NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Derryquay NS Looks Forward To Open Day

March 23, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A VIBRANT school will host an open day next Thursday, March 28, to showcase all it has to offer prospective pupils and their families. Derryquay National School, 5 km from Tralee on the main Dingle road, is a primary school at the centre of a vibrant community.  It has a […]

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Brie Larson as 'Captain Marvel'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Captain Marvel’ Is A Blockbuster To Satisfy Fans

March 23, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Captain Marvel’ is a steady addition to the superhero canon that holds its own amongst the Marvel collection… Longer evenings and clocks going forward must only mean one thing — summer blockbuster season and a endless glut of superheroes at Tralee Omniplex. This year’s Marvel machine begins with […]

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Fr Philip Mulryne.

Former Man Utd Player To Speak At ‘Ceiliúradh na nÓg’ In Tralee

March 22, 2019 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 450 post-primary students from across the Diocese of Kerry are gathering together for a celebration day in the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday next, where the guest speaker is a former professional footballer turned who became a priest. All post-primary schools in the Diocese of Kerry were invited to participate […]

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Pupils prior to taking part in the Presentation Primary School 'No Boundaries' concert at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Pupils And Friends Put On A Fantastic Show At Siamsa

March 22, 2019 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre’s theatre was sold out on Thursday night as over 300 pupils from Presentation Primary took part in a fantastic concert showing the talent and creativity at the school. Presentation has been taking part in the Creative Schools Programme and is part of a five year pilot project that aims […]

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St John’s Ashe Street To Host Free Choral Concert From US University Choir

March 22, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

A FREE choral concert will be given in St. John’s Church of Ireland, Ashe Street, Tralee at 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 26. St. Mary’s Cathedral Choir, Killarney, Director Aidan O’Carroll will host Brown University Alumni Chamber Choir and String Quartet from the United States. Admission is free and a voluntary collection […]

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Sr Marie Lyons presenting her father's medals to Fr Pat Ahern and Jonathan Kelliher of Siamsa Tíre.

Historic Medals Find New Home At Siamsa Tíre

March 21, 2019 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

TODAY at Siamsa Tíre – the National Folk Theatre of Ireland (NFT), Sister Marie Lyons presented a case of 35 historic medals won by her father, Irish Dance Master Jack Lyons of Ballybunion. The national medals were won for both music (Jack played the concertina) and Irish dance and includes […]

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Joe Linehan, Danny Greaney and Oisin O'Connor before going on stage at the opening night of the CBS The Green students' production of 'The Playboy Of The Western World'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Students Impress Audiences With ‘The Playboy Of The Western World’

March 21, 2019 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed house in CBS The Green on Wednesday night for the opening of their latest production, John Millington Synge’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’. There were fantastic performances all around by the Transition Years in the pop-up theatre in the school foyer and the stage design looked incredible […]

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St John of God actors looking forward to 'Sister'.

Actors From St John Of God Prepare For ‘Sister’ Act In Siamsa

March 20, 2019 at 5:04 pm 1 comment

THE talented actors of Saint John of God Kerry Services are preparing to tread the boards of Siamsa Tire yet again next week in their musical production of ‘Sister’. This show, on Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27 at 8pm provides individuals with a musical platform to showcase their acting, […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Over Ten Jobs To Be Created With Opening Of New Restaurant

March 20, 2019 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE team behind Croí Restaurant in the Square are busily preparing for their new venture which is set to create around 10 full-time jobs and a few more part-time positions within the next few weeks. Paul Cotter, Noel Keane and Kevin O’Connor have enjoyed great success since they opened the […]

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PHOTOS: More From The St Patrick’s Day Parade In Tralee (Part 2)

March 18, 2019 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE St Patrick’s Day parade got our national holiday off to a great start in town yesterday with the community once again coming out in force in the sunshine. Well there were enough clubs […]

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At the launch of the SRAC Atlantic Challenge at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday morning were, in front; Seamus Cotter, John Murray, Sean Kelly and Neil Bradley, back from left; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly, Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance Ken Tobin, Josephine Molyneaux and Kay McNamara of the Alzheimers Society of Ireland, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley, The Rose Hotel's Director of Sales and Marketing Michele King and Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring. Photo by Dermot Crean

Major Cycling Event This Month To Be Huge Boost For Tralee

March 18, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is gearing up to host one of the biggest and best charity cycling events of the year, as an estimated 1,500 riders will take part in the Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge (SRAC) at the end of the month. It’s an amazing opportunity to cycle with sporting icons, legends and […]

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