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WATCH: Tralee Looks Great In This RTE ‘Today’ Feature

WATCH: Tralee Looks Great In This RTE ‘Today’ Feature

December 8, 2017 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

IF you can’t watch the RTE ‘Today’ programme between 3.30pm and 5.40pm later today, then the show’s Facebook page has come to the rescue by putting up the feature on Tralee in advance. In the five minute clip, Tralee is seen from the air thanks to Colm Flynn and his […]

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WATCH: Tom Waits’ Wife Talks About Tralee In Old Late Late Show Clip

WATCH: Tom Waits’ Wife Talks About Tralee In Old Late Late Show Clip

December 7, 2017 at 2:24 pm 2 comments

WHILE many people know legendary singer songwriter Tom Waits sang about dancing with the Rose of Tralee on his song Rain Dogs, an old clip has surfaced from The Late Late Show referring to his visit to the town in February 1981. The RTE Archives tweeted a link this morning […]

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Cameraman Klaus Kappa with June Carey, Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne and Colm Flynn of RTE Today in the Town Park on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee To Feature On RTE’s ‘Today’ Show This Friday

December 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will feature in the ‘Our Town’ slot on the popular RTÉ ‘Today’ Show this Friday between 3.30pm and 5.30pm. Back in October, reporter, Colm Flynn, and crew were in town filming some of our top attractions. They started at Blennerville Windmill where Donal Coppinger showed them around the wonderful […]

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Anthony Launches Fourth Book In ‘Gravespeakers’ Series

Anthony Launches Fourth Book In ‘Gravespeakers’ Series

December 7, 2017 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED award winning presenter and author, Anthony Garvey, launched his new children’s book yesterday at Douglas National School, in Killorglin. Aimed at 7-11 year olds, ‘Gravespeakers: Jack’ is the fourth in a seven-book series.  Each of the Gravespeakers’ books tells the stories of a different child who discover they have […]

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Mags O'Regan Quillinan with Kirby and Quillinan looking forward to this year's Santa 5k Fun Run.

Don’t Forget The Santa 5k Fun Run This Sunday

December 6, 2017 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

  HERE’S a reminder of a great event this weekend to get you active, dressed up and feeling great. This year’s Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will take place on Sunday at 11am from the Tralee Bay Wetlands and once again, runners, joggers, walkers, cyclists and pets alike are welcome […]

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Ballymac Family Makes Ireland’s Top Ten Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of 2017

Ballymac Family Makes Ireland’s Top Ten Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of 2017

December 6, 2017 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Fleming family from Ballymac featured in the YouTube Rewind 2017, the annual list of Ireland’s top trending videos and music videos for the past year, offering an insight into what caught our interest and imaginations these past months. But it wasn’t the actual video of the bat flying around […]

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Recovery Haven Invitation To Switching On Of ‘Haven Of Light’ Christmas Tree

Recovery Haven Invitation To Switching On Of ‘Haven Of Light’ Christmas Tree

December 6, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Kerry is extending a warm invitation to their clients, volunteers and the general public to join them for the official switching on of their ‘Haven of Light’ Christmas Tree this Friday night, December 8, at 7.30pm. The symbolic event will take place at the charity’s cancer support house […]

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Derry's Shoes for all the family, wanted helpers for Derry's Shoes, Russell Street, which is about to flood and pictured next to Garvey's first shop in Tralee, and next Cleary's Photographer's also in Russell Street.

PHOTOS: Images From John Cleary’s ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’

December 5, 2017 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE photographer, John Cleary’s new book ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’ is already selling well in shops all over town since it was launched last month. The follow up to ‘Through The Lens’ — which featured images of life in Tralee in and Kerry in the 1970s — his latest book of […]

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Frank Hartnett, Kerry County Council; Joshua and Sharon Roche and Jean Foley of Kerry County Council in front of the Remembrance Tree at the Tralee Municipal District/Motor Tax Office on Princes Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Special Christmas Tree A Place To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

December 5, 2017 at 12:44 pm 2 comments

A TREE outside the old Tralee Town Council building will once again be a focal point to remember those who have lost their lives to suicide with a special ceremony this Sunday. Over the last number of years the tree has served as a poignant reminder and a special service will take place on […]

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Launch Of January 5k A Day Challenge Next Week

Launch Of January 5k A Day Challenge Next Week

December 5, 2017 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE launch of the 5k a day January challenge for positive mental health will take place in The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday, December 12 at 7pm. Everyone is invited and people will have the chance to register for the event on the night. Last year, Tralee man Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne’s efforts […]

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David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance and Eva Grafstrom of Dairy Delights at the Tess Quarter Market on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tess Quarter Market To Have More Stalls This Friday

December 5, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW market for December saw stallholders set up on Abbey Street and the numbers are set to increase this Friday. There were food stalls as well as arts and crafts for sale in the area which has become known as Tess Quarter, adding to the festive atmosphere around town. […]

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Book Launch And Art Exhibition At Tralee Library

Book Launch And Art Exhibition At Tralee Library

December 4, 2017 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL writing group will launch its new book and art exhibition this Tuesday night at Tralee Library. The ‘Tapestry of Words’ from the Lesley Collins creative writing group will be launched from 6pm-8pm. Part of the event will include an art exhibition aimed at the whole community so anyone […]

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Calling All ‘Star Wars’ Fans For Special Table Quiz In The Abbey Inn

Calling All ‘Star Wars’ Fans For Special Table Quiz In The Abbey Inn

December 4, 2017 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

ARE you a serious Star Wars fan? Well the new SciFan Society of the ITT is having an event on December 7 in the Abbey Inn, Tralee starting at 8pm with some great prizes for those of you with a love for all things to o with the Force. This […]

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Maria Rahilly, Aisling Thornton, Jane Sweeney,  Miriam Dowling, Chloe Davis and Gerri O'Brien at the St Brendan's Hurling Club Strictly Come Dancing at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From St Brendan’s ‘Strictly’ Night In Ballyroe (Part 2)

December 3, 2017 at 1:02 pm 1 comment

AS we reported earlier (click here), Ballyroe Heights Hotel was the place to be for a great night of entertainment at the second St Brendan’s Hurling Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. The 11 couples had great support from the big crowd of over 400 present and Orlaith Hussey and Bobby O’Regan […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 3, 2017 at 10:19 am 1 comment

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)… It was cold but sunny in Tralee bay… A beautiful […]

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Contestants in the opening dance in the St Brendan's Hurling Club Strictly Come Dancing at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Another Fantastic Night For St Brendan’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Part 1)

December 3, 2017 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A MEMORABLE night of dancing and fun was had at the second annual St Brendan’s Hurling Club’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. Over 400 people attended the event with the crowds arriving from early evening, waiting to get a good seat to view the entertainment. […]

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KCFE staff with Santa Claus at the Kerry College of Further Education Christmas Party on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Festive Fun For Staff And Students At KCFE

December 2, 2017 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

MUSIC, food, song, Santa and, er, snow — all the ingredients then for a Christmas party. Students and staff from Kerry College of Further Education took a break from classes for a few hours to kick off the Christmas season with a party. They even had a snow machine for […]

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McCann At The Movies: Hard To Find Fault With This Entertaining And Timely Film

December 2, 2017 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ is a socially important film with great performances from the leads… In 1973, in the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, a tennis match between women’s World No. 1 Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) […]

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The lights in the grounds of Ballygarry House Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Christmas Lights In Ballygarry Are Only Stunning

December 1, 2017 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

BE careful when you’re driving to Tralee from the east over the next few weeks as Ballygarry House Hotel’s spectacular Christmas lights are sure to distract you! The hotel has gone the extra mile this year and last night saw a special event to kick off the Christmas season as […]

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Miriam Murphy Joins Kerry Choral Union For Christmas Concert In Tralee

Miriam Murphy Joins Kerry Choral Union For Christmas Concert In Tralee

December 1, 2017 at 10:56 am 1 comment

THIS year’s Christmas treat not to be missed is the ‘O Holy Night’ choral concert with The Kerry Choral Union The concert, which takes place in St John The Baptist Church, Castle Street, Tralee on Sunday December 10 at 7:30pm, is eagerly anticipated each year and attracts up to 600 people. […]

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The Christmas lights on The Mall Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

December 1, 2017 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

Just less than four weeks to go and so much to do for Christmas. Here’s a few things to see and go to at the weekend…in between the shopping of course… Friday 1. Fun in Tess Quarter… The first of the Tess Quarter Christmas Markets will launch in Abbey Street and […]

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Tips For Christmas Party Season At CH Fashion And Beauty Event

Tips For Christmas Party Season At CH Fashion And Beauty Event

November 30, 2017 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the festive season here, it’s time to think about what to wear and how to look for the that Christmas party. With this in mind, a special Fashion and Beaty Show will be held at CH Chemists this Friday, December 1. Sandra Rusk from Weardrobe will be on hand […]

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Free Talks On Work Of Irish Artist In Kerry County Museum

Free Talks On Work Of Irish Artist In Kerry County Museum

November 30, 2017 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of his works topped the poll of Ireland’s favourite paintings and now two free public talks will be given in Tralee next week on him, his work and connection to Kerry.   Kerry County Museum will host the public talks by Dr. Marie Bourke on the Irish artist Frederic […]

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Ellen Lenihan, Riadh O'Sullivan and Seniz Kuccuk at the Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year Fashion Show at the school gym on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Winter Wonderland Of Fashion From Mercy Mounthawk Students

November 30, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE gym at Mercy Mounthawk was packed on Wednesday night for a colourful and entertaining fashion show from the Transition Year students. The Transition Years took to the runway for their annual fundraising shows at 2pm and 8pm and loads of  money was raised for the great causes of […]

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Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair In Shopping Centre This Weekend

Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair In Shopping Centre This Weekend

November 29, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Shopping centre will be oozing Christmas spirit this Saturday, December 2, as the town centre premises hosts the annual Recovery Haven Kerry Craft Fair. Management at the shopping centre on The Mall have offered to open up several empty units to facilitate this year’s craft fair – a hugely […]

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Sponsored: #Reunite At Yummy This Christmas

Sponsored: #Reunite At Yummy This Christmas

November 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Sponsored A LOCAL business has shown imagination with their marketing this Christmas and created a touching storytelling video clip to promote Yummy Cafe. Not unlike the approach taken by multinational giants like Debenhams or John Lewis, Ken Tobin of HQ Tralee and Weebiz Media, commissioned the advert for his business, Yummy […]

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PHOTOS: Food And Fun At The Fair In Manor West

November 28, 2017 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the CH Christmas parade and the switching on of the lights drew big crowds to the town centre on Saturday, Manor West was also buzzing with families enjoying the Food and Craft Fair. Artisan food producers and the finest craftspeople the Kingdom has to offer, were present and with […]

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Soccer Club To Host Table Quiz In The Huddle

Soccer Club To Host Table Quiz In The Huddle

November 28, 2017 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a big crowd expected in The Huddle Bar this Thursday night as a local soccer club is inviting people to test their general knowledge. The Tralee Dynamos FC Table Quiz is a major fundraiser for the club, so whether you’re a Dynamo or not, they would like to see […]

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TG4 To Ring In The New Year With Live Show From Páidí Ó Sé’s Pub

November 27, 2017 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

TG4 will broadcast a live show from Páidí Ó Sé’s pub in Ceann Trá on December 31 to ring in the 2018 which has been designated the Year of the Irish Language The programme, Fáilte 2018, will be broadcast live from the famed pub featuring a review of 2017, music, dance and singing, […]

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Marie Morrison, Helena Leahy, Jennifer and Nodie O'Brien at the Irish Wheelchair Association North Kerry Christmas party at The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Irish Wheelchair Association Branch Holds Christmas Party In The Meadowlands

November 27, 2017 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was around 100 people in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the Irish Wheelchair Association North Kerry branch Christmas Party. Guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh before tucking into a four course meal. People from all over the county attended and really enjoyed the food […]

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