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Some of the Cromane Seafest Committee launching one of the best festivals on the Kerry Calendar at Cromane Beach on Wednesday evening

Back Row (L-R) Margaret O’Shea, Sandra, Healy, Helena Joy, Patie O'Sullivan. Front Row (L-R) Nuala Hurley

Details Of Cromane Seafest Revealed At Launch

July 15, 2022 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE official launch of the Cromane Seafest took place this week at Jacks Coastguard Restaurant as details of the event which takes place from September 16th to 18th were revealed. The Seafest Committee Crew, made up of local people from different age groups, have put together a festival celebrating Cromane’s […]

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Olivia Colman (Joy) and Charlie Reid (Mully) in Joyride which goes on general release later this month.

‘Joyride’ To Have Its Premiere At Killarney Cinema

July 14, 2022 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry premiere of ‘Joyride’, filmed at locations around the county last summer, will take place in Killarney at the end of the month, ‘Joyride’, starring Academy Award winner Olivia Colman, recently had its world premiere at Galway Film Fleadh, but the film will have its first screening in Kerry […]

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Celtic Goddesses and fields of Gold…  Neasa O’Shea, right, Louise O’Shea, launching ‘Féile Lughnasadh’,  this years Irish traditional festival in Milltown, Co Kerry. It takes place from Thursday 28th - Sunday 31st July. The theme for this years festival is the ancient Lughnasadh Celtic celebration, which heralds the begining of harvest and gathering of the first crop of fruit and grain. Headlining the event is World-renowned Sharon Shannon showcasing her mercurial talents with her band, drumming with Urs Wenk and Celtic lore from the Dingle Druid. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Full Programme Of Events For Free Concerts At Féile Lughnasadh

July 13, 2022 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

FÉILE Lughnasadh, the free, family-friendly, four-day festival in Milltown will begin on July 28, bringing a spectacular line up to the stage. Free concerts include The Rising on July 29, Sharon Shannon on July 30, and Jiggy, on July 31 (see programme below). The festival marks Lughnasadh, the ancient Celtic […]

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The Phoenix Women's Centre launches the new Women's Shed with two events over the coming days.

Two Social Events To Launch New Women’s Shed In Tralee

July 13, 2022 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Phoenix Women’s Centre is holding an official launch of their Women’s Shed with two special events over the coming days. The centre, located at Market Place on Maine Street in Tralee, will now be known as the Phoenix Women’s Centre and Shed, providing the full range of supports, counselling, advocacy, […]

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Brighid Daly.

Brighid Goes To The ‘Memories Well’ This Sunday

July 13, 2022 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY native Brighid Daly is performing a concert of song and music entitled ‘Memories Well’ this coming Sunday at St. John’s Church, Ashe Street at 8pm. Brighid’s music has also been influenced by her travels and training as a psychotherapist and an educator in the area of personal development and self-awareness for […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 10, 2022 at 10:35 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Brightening up the skinny mile… More #wildflowers on the Skinny Mile #Greenway #Tralee pic.twitter.com/jav1RcDRSU — Proinsias Ó Foghlú 🇮🇪🇪🇺❤️ Ukraine (@francisfoley) […]

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Cycle Fundraiser From Tralee In Aid Of Kerry Samaritans

Cycle Fundraiser From Tralee In Aid Of Kerry Samaritans

July 9, 2022 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Samaritans are hosting a fundraising cycle next month from the John Mitchels GAA Complex for a scenic journey around the West Kerry peninsula. While enjoying the beautiful scenery, you will be helping raise much needed funds to continue the Samaritans support service. Cyclists of all abilities are invited to […]

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Finnegan On Films: Comedy, Drama And A Classic On The Box

Finnegan On Films: Comedy, Drama And A Classic On The Box

July 9, 2022 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has the pick of the movies on RTE/TG4 on Saturday… There is nothing like a true black and white classic shown in the afternoon, and All About Eve (Saturday 1.30pm RTE1) ticks all those boxes and more. This is one of those backstage stories revolving […]

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Laoise O'Sullivan, Grainne Leahy and Sinead Carr at the Hy-Breasal Players plays at Maddens on Milk Market Lane on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Enjoying Hy-Breasal Players Comedy-Dramas At Maddens

July 8, 2022 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE Hy-Breasal Players performances this week have been such a success that an extra night has been added this Saturday night at Madden’s Coffeehouse on Milk Market Lane. Their Wednesday to Friday night run has sold out and audiences have loved the plays performed each night in the intimate venue […]

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Volunteers from Clean Coasts group Banna Coastcare, who regularly get involved in coastal activities, beach cleans and various calls-to-action

Volunteers Invited To Take Part In Clean-Up Planned For Fenit Beach

July 7, 2022 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A CLEAN Coasts and Fáilte Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way Community Clean-up will take place at Fenit Beach on Saturday, July 16. The meeting point for this event is the Lifeguard hut at Fenit Beach at 11:00am where volunteers will be welcomed by a Clean Coasts Officer and given a safety […]

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The Strawboys are coming to a town and village near you next week.

Tralee Native To Bring Strawboys Performance To Towns And Villages In Kerry

July 6, 2022 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you see dancers wearing straw outfits dancing around the town or a village near you next week don’t be alarmed. It’s just Tralee dance artist Rob Heaslip and some friends reviving the cultural tradition of ‘The Strawboys’ with a modern twist, in a vibrant pop-up work across Kerry from July […]

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Director Frank Houlihan with Róisín Reidy and Amy Naughton looking forward to the three nights of drama in Madden's this week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Drama Nights From Hy-Breasal Players This Week At Maddens

July 5, 2022 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL drama group, Hy-Breasal Players, will perform for three nights in Madden’s Coffeehouse this week Taking place nightly from Wednesday July 6 to Friday July 8 at 8pm each night, the evenings kick off with two of Frank Houlihan’s Strong Coffee plays: ‘Communion’ and ‘Conception’. These played to popular acclaim […]

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Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council launching the free events later this week.

Series Of Free Fun Events For Children This Week

July 4, 2022 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A SERIES of free fun events from children between 5 and 17 years of age have been organised for National Play Day which takes at a number of locations in Kerry later this week, organised by the Kerry Community Response Forum. The aim of National Play Day is to promote […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 3, 2022 at 12:56 pm 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Some famous visitors today… Some serious golf underway in the Kingdom this morning. @JustinThomas34 taking on Tralee with @JordanSpieth and @RickieFowler […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Variety Of Fine Movies To Watch On Saturday

Finnegan On Films: A Variety Of Fine Movies To Watch On Saturday

July 2, 2022 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there is a wonderful combination of  comedy and drama – both real life and imagined – on show for Saturday… They simply don’t make films like Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines (Saturday 2.05pm RTE2) anymore, not only on this scale, but also […]

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Launching the fundraiser for Phoenix Women's Centre's Women's Shed were, front from left; Rita O'Sullivan (Chairperson), Noreen Greaney, Jackie Lythgoe, Eva Walsh. Back from left; Mary Tarrant Lynch, Mandy Landers, Marian Fitzgerald, Sheila Martin (Secretary) and Margaret Carey. Photo by Dermot Crean

Phoenix Centre To Launch ‘Women’s Shed’ This Month

July 1, 2022 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Phoenix Women’s Centre is holding an official launch later this month as it prepares to expand its range of activities, training programmes, workshops, and events. The centre, located at Market Place on Maine Street in Tralee, will now be known as the Phoenix Women’s Centre and Shed. The Centre will still be […]

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Four Men And A Dog will play a concert at the festival in Castleisland this October.

Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival Line-Up Revealed

July 1, 2022 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival will this year celebrate its 30th year in existence and to mark this milestone they are beginning the Castleisland festival on Thursday, October 27 until Monday, October 31. There’s a packed line-up of events over the five days with top artists to perform. Headline concerts […]

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Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

June 30, 2022 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE people of Keel and the wider community are set to remember the late Damien Foley with a memorial walk on Sunday, July 10. Beginning at Keel GAA grounds at 10am, Damien‘s family, friends and neighbours will walk the Keel Loop Walk to mark what would have been the occasion […]

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Olivia Colman (Joy) and Charlie Reid (Mully) in Joyride which goes on general release later this month.

Movie Filmed In Tralee Area To Premiere Next Week

June 30, 2022 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

A MOVIE filmed in Tralee and around Kerry last summer will have its premiere next week in Galway. ‘Joyride’, starring Oscar-winning actor Olivia Colman, will premiere as the opening film at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh on Tuesday July 5, before going on general release on July 29. Written by […]

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Two Music Acts To Play In Old Chapel At Moyderwell Tonight

Two Music Acts To Play In Old Chapel At Moyderwell Tonight

June 29, 2022 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

TONIGHT will see vocal harmony trio Rufous Nightjar and Canadian duo Mama’s Broke play in Tralee as part of their national tour. The venue for this show is the old convent chapel (Tobar Naofa), Moyderwell, and this event from nonfaction is supported by Kerry County Council through their Arts Act Grant and […]

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Professional Performers Invited To Apply For Live Performance Scheme

Professional Performers Invited To Apply For Live Performance Scheme

June 27, 2022 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A FOURTH round of the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme (LLPPS) has been announced and applications are invited from people wishing to avail of the funding. The aim of the scheme is to support employment opportunities for professional performers and technicians across every town, city and county in Ireland and […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 26, 2022 at 1:28 pm 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Another step towards the full opening… Kerry County Council was delighted to have Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD and Minister […]

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Open Call Deadline For Culture Night Events Extended

Open Call Deadline For Culture Night Events Extended

June 26, 2022 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Arts Office at Kerry County Council has extended the Open Call deadline for Culture Night Kerry 2022 programme to 5pm on Thursday, July 7. The 17th edition of Culture Night will take place on Friday, September 23 and the early call out went out to anyone interested in organising […]

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Finnegan On Films: Gender Wars, An Acting Masterclass And Dinosaurs

Finnegan On Films: Gender Wars, An Acting Masterclass And Dinosaurs

June 25, 2022 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there’s a mixed bag of films on the box tonight… When a plot against a prominent Middle Eastern politician is uncovered, David Pollock (Gregory Peck), a Professor of Ancient Hieroglyphics at Oxford University, is recruited to help expose the scheme, as can only happen […]

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Róisín Reidy and Amy Naughton looking forward to performing in Positive Dead People in Madden's next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Nights Of Drama From Hy-Breasal Players At Maddens

June 24, 2022 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THIS July sees local drama group, Hy-Breasal Players, perform for three nights in Madden’s Coffeehouse. Taking place on July 6th, 7th and 8th, at 8pm each night, the evenings kick off with two of Frank Houlihan’s Strong Coffee plays: ‘Communion’ and ‘Conception’. These played to popular acclaim in the Ballymac […]

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Michelle Greaney and Mary Gardiner are joined by local runners to launch the 3k Road Race to take place on June 24. Photo by Dermot Crean

3k Road Race This Friday To Help Mary’s Fundraising Campaign

June 23, 2022 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget that a road race to support Mary Gardiner’s 100km in 30 days campaign for Breast Cancer Ireland takes place on this Friday night.. Michelle Greaney from MG Coaching is organising the 3k run which takes place at 7pm in Blennerville. The route takes runners from the bridge at Blennerville, […]

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Fundraising Table Quiz For Phoenix Women’s Centre

Fundraising Table Quiz For Phoenix Women’s Centre

June 23, 2022 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TABLE quiz will take place this Friday night at The Klub Bar in the Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Clubhouse for a great cause. The Phoenix Women’s Centre will host the fun night to raise funds for the service which is based at Maine Street in Tralee. Test your trivia knowledge […]

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Caitriona O'Sullivan' star continues to rise.

Tralee Music Artist Gets Her Own TV Show

June 23, 2022 at 10:38 am 1 comment

A TRALEE singer-songwriter will have her own TV music show broadcast from next Monday. ‘The Caitriona O’Sullivan Show’ will feature the well known artist presenting country, rock n roll, Irish, folk and showband music videos, interviews with special guests from the world of showbiz. It will also feature acoustic songs […]

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Donal Dineen Brings ‘Backstory’ To Tralee Venue

Donal Dineen Brings ‘Backstory’ To Tralee Venue

June 22, 2022 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of Ireland’s most respected DJs and the driving force behind the cult 90s TV show ‘No Disco’, Donal Dineen returns to Tralee this weekend. ‘Backstory’ is a night of dancing tunes and original visuals hosted by the Rathmore native at Croí Restaurant on Princes Street on Friday, June 24, […]

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Morrissey

Morrissey Announces Date At The INEC

June 21, 2022 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

BRITISH singer-songwriter Morrissey has announced a show at the Gleneagle INEC in Killarney on Saturday, September 24. It is his only Irish date this year as part of his UK and Ireland tour. Tickets for the INEC, Killarney are priced from €48.05 (including booking fee) and go on sale this Thursday […]

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