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WATCH: Ballylongford Wishes Good Luck To Its Rose With Stunning Video

WATCH: Ballylongford Wishes Good Luck To Its Rose With Stunning Video

August 10, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IN case you didn’t know, the Sydney Rose this year is a Ballylongford woman and the village is very proud of her. Aisling Walsh (27) grew up in the north Kerry village with her parents, brother and sister. After qualifying in nursing from IT Tralee, she moved to Sydney four […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2017 Contestants (Part Two)

PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2017 Contestants (Part Two)

August 10, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Yesterday, 32 Rose of Tralee 2017 contestants introduced themselves here before they arrive in Tralee next Tuesday. Now here’s the other 32 ladies… MEATH ROSE – ANNE LYNAM Hi there everyone, my name is Anne Lynam and I am 24 years old. I live in a small area called Hortland […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Free Buses From Tralee To The Beach Next Week For Kids

August 9, 2017 at 4:01 pm 3 comments

HERE’S some great news if you want to head to the beach over the coming weeks…once we get the weather! Local Link Kerry, in Partnership with Tralee Chamber Alliance, is running a Pilot Bus service, two days a week from Tralee to Fenit and two days a week from Tralee […]

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REPRO FREE - KERRY Rose, Breda O’Mahony, has announced that Tamarind Asian Restaurant, Balloonagh, Tralee will welcome all 64 Roses for dinner to celebrate the restaurant’s 12th birthday on Wednesday 16th August. 
Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony with staff members Meave Ong , Caitlin Ong and owner Andrew Ong at the Tamarind Restaurant in Tralee .  The the Tamarind Restaurant will be hosting the 2017 Roses on Wed 16th for dinner and an evening of fun . 
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ROSE COUNTDOWN: Asian Restaurant To Host Roses For Special Birthday Dinner

August 9, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose, Breda O’Mahony, visited Tamarind Asian Restaurant, last week to announce that they will welcome all 64 Roses for dinner to celebrate the restaurant’s 12th birthday on Wednesday, August 16. The owners of Tamarind Restaurant on Matt Talbot Road, Andrew Ong and his wife Angeline, are looking forward […]

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Launching the Balloon Fundraiser in aid of the Palliative Care Centre were Ted Moynihan and Mairead Fernane of Kerry Hospice, Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Rose Launches Balloon Fundraiser In Aid Of Palliative Care Unit

August 9, 2017 at 10:32 am 2 comments

A FUNDRAISER started by a former Rose of Tralee will return this year to help the Palliative Care Unit which opens in October. Kerry Hospice  volunteers will return to the Town Park again this year on Sunday, August 20 to launch balloons to remember loved ones who have survived or passed […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee Contestants (Part One)

PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee Contestants (Part One)

August 9, 2017 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S less than a week to go until the 64 Rose of Tralee 2017 contestants arrive in town for a week they’ll never forget. Maybe it’s time to find out more about them. Meet the first 32 Roses who will tell you about themselves… ABU DHABI ROSE – NIAMH KELLY […]

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Emerging Irish Acts Under The ‘Spotlight’ At INEC Concert

Emerging Irish Acts Under The ‘Spotlight’ At INEC Concert

August 8, 2017 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

  BUILDING on the success of Future Sounds in February the INEC Killarney are once again turning the light on talented home grown musicians with ‘Spotlight’ taking place on Sunday, October 29th in the INEC Acoustic Club. Acts taking part in the concert, in conjunction with Spin SouthWest are Sample Answer, […]

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WATCH: The Sky Soccer Lads Learn From The Master

WATCH: The Sky Soccer Lads Learn From The Master

August 7, 2017 at 9:22 pm Comments are Disabled

SO you’ve seen the first episode of Sky Sports’ Jeff Stelling and Chris Kamara’s visit to Kerry where they arrived at Kerry Airport. Now the lads make their way to Dingle where they get some commentating advice from the master, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh. Watch it below…

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Kayla Pigott with Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony at Carriage Donn on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Busy Schedule For Kerry Rose As Festival Approaches

August 7, 2017 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT won’t be long now until Kerry Rose joins the rest of the Roses for the tour next week, but Breda O’Mahony has been keeping very busy in the run up to the festival. The Rathmore lady was back in Tralee to promote Tipperary Crystal at Carraig Donn on Bridge […]

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Lixnaw Is Inviting Us All To Their Inaugural Summer Festival

Lixnaw Is Inviting Us All To Their Inaugural Summer Festival

August 7, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S going to be an event-filled weekend in Lixnaw as the village comes alive to enjoy the inaugural Lixnaw Summer Festival. There’s an outdoor movie screening, music, tug of war, indoor and outdoor entertainment and so much more to look forward to this coming weekend. On Saturday August 12, Kerry […]

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Launching the Kerry Vintage Club's upcoming charity run were Paul Horan and Tom Glover. At back; Joan Glover, Timmy Connor, Peter O'Connor, John Reidy, George Glover, Garrett Foley, Brian Glover and Gary Horan. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Ballymac Vintage Car Run Is Back On For This Friday

August 7, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

HAVING postponed the event in July, The Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club are preparing for their annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run this coming Friday. It was due to take place on Friday, July 21 but it was decided to reschedule due to poor weather conditions. […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 6, 2017 at 12:27 pm 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)… Very interesting stuff came out of this… Launch of Tralee […]

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Aidan To Be A Cultural Ambassador For Kerry In September

Aidan To Be A Cultural Ambassador For Kerry In September

August 6, 2017 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE  ‘Dancing with the Stars’ champion, Aidan O’Mahony, has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Local Culture Night Ambassador. The Garda from Rathmore who is bases in Tralee will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22 as Culture Night takes place […]

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The Abbey Inn Is 50 Next Year And A Book Is In The Pipeline

The Abbey Inn Is 50 Next Year And A Book Is In The Pipeline

August 5, 2017 at 10:44 am 1 comment

THIS has to be the most hotly anticipated book of 2018 in Tralee! A native of the town is collaborating with the Leane family to produce a history of the most iconic music bar in Kerry, The Abbey Inn, in time for the 50th anniversary of its opening next June. […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Dunkirk’ Is One Of The Year’s Best

McCann At The Movies: ‘Dunkirk’ Is One Of The Year’s Best

August 5, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says believe the hype about Dunkirk  because it’s a stunning film… With every movie theater showing trailers for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk since about January of this year, to claim that this was one of the most anticipated movies of the year would be a huge […]

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‘Willy Wonka’ To Get Open Air Screening In Lixnaw

‘Willy Wonka’ To Get Open Air Screening In Lixnaw

August 4, 2017 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! The Summer Open Air Cinema season continues next Friday and this time it’s heading to Lixnaw with a classic normally associated with Christmas. Presented by Kerry Film Festival in association with Lixnaw Summer Festival, ‘Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory’ will be shown at Lixnaw GAA pitch at 10pm. […]

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WATCH: Surfing In An Amazing Cave In Ballybunion

WATCH: Surfing In An Amazing Cave In Ballybunion

August 4, 2017 at 4:09 pm 2 comments

THIS video (below) of surfing in a Ballybunion cave has been viewed thousands of times since it was uploaded yesterday to YouTube. Paul Deering and his friends headed down to Kerry in the hope of finding some waves at the popular surfing beach in Ballybunion. “However it was flat so […]

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Noírín Lynch accepting a presentation of photography of special moments of Noírín performing with the National Folk Theatre. On behalf of all the board members and staff at Siamsa Tíre, the presentation was made by (L-R) Artistic Director Jonathan Kelliher; Anne O’Donnell, Training & Development Officer & Joe Leonard, outgoing Chair of Siamsa Tíre.

Nóirín Retires From Siamsa Board While Joe Steps Down As Chairperson

August 4, 2017 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S changing times on the board of directors of Siamsa Tire, as one long running member has retired while another is stepping down from his role as Chairperson. Company Secretary since 2005, Noírín Lynch retired from the Board following 12 years of service with Louise Donlon now the incoming Company […]

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at the Tri Kingdom Come Triathlon in Fenit on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Bank Holiday Weekend

August 4, 2017 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and it’s a long one. Hallelujah! The weather is set to be mixed but that won’t stop you from getting up to all sorts. Here’s a few suggestions on what to do… Saturday 1. Watch the triathletes… Fenit is going to be packed this Saturday afternoon as […]

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Afternoon Tea For Jack & Jill Foundation At The Rose Hotel

Afternoon Tea For Jack & Jill Foundation At The Rose Hotel

August 3, 2017 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Saturday sees a special event at The Rose Hotel to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation. Afternoon tea will be served from 2.30pm to 4pm in the beautiful Rose Room and guests can experience delicious food created by Executive Head Chef, Odran Lucey and his […]

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Ayesha Quane, Phena Mulligan, Katie Lehane, Catherine O'Halloran, Yasmin Gardezi at the Woodies Fundraising Table Quiz in O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Good Turnout For Woodie’s Tralee Fundraising Table Quiz

August 3, 2017 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout for a fundraising table quiz held in O’Donnells Mounthawk on Wednesday night. It’s all part of a fundraising campaign by Woodies Tralee who are fundraising for four children’s charities — Make-A-Wish; Temple Street; Jack and Jill and Act for Meningitis. Continued below… Woodies Tralee Manager, Tadhg […]

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Tralee Gardaí To Hold Open Day At John Mitchels GAA Grounds During Festival

Tralee Gardaí To Hold Open Day At John Mitchels GAA Grounds During Festival

August 2, 2017 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána, Tralee are hoping for a great turnout from the public at their open day  which takes place during the Rose of Tralee Festival. The John Mitchel’s GAA Complex at Ballyseedy will be the venue on Saturday, August 19 for the event which will run from 12pm to 4pm […]

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Top Kerry Entertainer To Tinkle Ivories In The Ashe This Sunday

Top Kerry Entertainer To Tinkle Ivories In The Ashe This Sunday

August 2, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER his last sellout performance, Kerry’s No 1 entertainer, Jack Patrick Healy, is set to return to Alfie’s at The Ashe Hotel this August Bank Holiday Weekend for what promises to be another jam packed evening of top class musical entertainment. Food will be served until 9pm and their Hot […]

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Table Quiz At O’Donnell’s Mounthawk For Children’s Charities

Table Quiz At O’Donnell’s Mounthawk For Children’s Charities

August 2, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do this evening, there’s a fundraising table quiz being held in O’Donnells Mounthawk for great causes. It’s all part of a fundraising campaign by Woodies Tralee who are organising the event with some great spot prizes. It’s one of three big events being held […]

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Some members of the Tionól Mhic Easmainn Committee who have organised next Sunday’s ‘Gathering’ at Lios Mhic Easmainn, Ardfert, to celebrate/commemorate the good and patriotic deeds of Tomás Ághas and Ruairí Mac Easmainn. Sa phictiúr ó chlé: Seán Seosamh Ó Conchubhair (cathaoirleach), Dawn Uí Chonchubhair (rúnaí) and Brian O’Daly. Other members of coiste include: P.Mac Fhearghusa, A.Ní Chonchubhair, B.Caball.

Thomas Ashe To Be Remembered At Ardfert Ceremony

August 1, 2017 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE death of Thomas Ashe will be remembered at Casement Fort, near Ardfert village, at 3pm on Sunday, August 6. Special guest speaker will be Conradh na Gaeilge historian, Donncha Ó hAodha, Uachtarán of the Munster section of CnaG and a former National President of the Conradh, who will talk about Tomás Ághas. […]

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Fun Charity Colour Dash To Take Place In Tralee Next Month

Fun Charity Colour Dash To Take Place In Tralee Next Month

August 1, 2017 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a colourful Sunday morning in September as a Colour Dash for charity is set to take place in town. The Crumlin Colour Dash will take place on Sunday, September 10 at 11am in Tralee Bay Wetlands. This is a 5km run, jog or walk that all the family […]

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WATCH: Jeff And Kammy Arrive In Kerry, Try To Pronounce Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

WATCH: Jeff And Kammy Arrive In Kerry, Try To Pronounce Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

July 31, 2017 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AS you no doubt know, Jeff Stelling and Chris Kamara were in Ireland earlier this month filming a road trip as part of an AIB promotion. Their first port of call was Kerry where they co-commentated on a game in Dingle with Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh. Well, AIB has just uploaded […]

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Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted For Great Carvery Pub Of The Year Award

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted For Great Carvery Pub Of The Year Award

July 31, 2017 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

A FAMOUS Tralee establishment is in the running for Great Carvery Pub of the Year competition. Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Rock Street is one of three Munster businesses shortlisted for the award which honours Ireland’s top carvery venues. The Killarney Heights Hotel has been shortlisted in the Great Carvery Hotel of […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 30, 2017 at 8:51 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)… First of all this is going up… https://t.co/oR2tb88z1w #RoseofTralee pic.twitter.com/AUsmBQo3xN […]

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The launch of the Abbeydorney Vintage Weekend last Thursday.

Abbeydorney Looks Forward To A Vintage Bank Holiday Weekend

July 30, 2017 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

ABBEYDORNEY Vintage Society officially launched their Vintage Weekend on Thursday evening where details of the activities on Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6 were announced. On Saturday afternoon at 5.30pm, the vintage car and tractor run will set off on two different routes around the roads of North Kerry, […]

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