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Launching the Nolan's Londis at North Circular Road Family Day and Bikathon on Monday were Mayor of Tralee Cllr Norma Foley, Vincent Lynch, Sinead O'Connor, Niall Nolan of Nolan's Garage and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get On The Bike At Nolan’s Garage To Help Out Pieta House

October 2, 2018 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE public is invited to Nolan’s Garage on the North Circular Road later this month for a great family day to help out Pieta House. Londis are a Charity partner of Pieta House in 2018 and in conjunction with that, Nolans Londis are having a big family day on Saturday, […]

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Patrick Walsh from Chute Hall at the Blennerville Threshing Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville Threshing Festival To Be A Fantastic Family Day Out

October 1, 2018 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE  annual Blennerville Windmill threshing festival takes place next Sunday and there’s a wonderful line-up of entertainment for the day. This is one of the oldest steam threshing and vintage car display in Kerry running since 1989 and with a family fun day and a visit from some of the Kerry […]

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Get Rid Of Electrical Goods At Free Recycling Event

Get Rid Of Electrical Goods At Free Recycling Event

October 1, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

FOR those of you who are stuck with old toasters, irons, coffee machines or the larger electrical goods, then you can get rid of them for free next week. It’s an ideal opportunity to support the environment and de-clutter your home by recycling the free Electrical Recycling Drop Off Days […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 30, 2018 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of 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… Glad you enjoyed it… Great end to my trip to Tralee for @GrowRemoteIrl Ya gotta have fun too. Thanks […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Kate Waldron, Isabel Curran and Samuel Abubakar at the ‘New Life in Old Spaces’ symposium at the chapel of the former Balloonagh Convent in Tralee on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Architecture Kerry Festival Kicks Off In Beautiful Balloonagh Chapel

September 29, 2018 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE beautiful surroundings of Balloonagh Convent Chapel was the setting yesterday morning for the beginning of the Architecture Kerry Festival. A wide-ranging symposium, ‘New Life in Old Spaces’ was hosted there and Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council, was delighted with how it went. “It’s the inaugural symposium, part […]

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Contestants, front row left to right: Aileen Galvin, Debbie Guerin, Nadia Woods, Cliona Caplis, Donna Flaherty. Back Row left to right Denis Mannix, Jordan Bowler, Rosemary Broderick, Mary Higgins, George Lowe, Brian Hurley, Jackie O'Mahony and Wayne Enright.

PHOTOS: Amazing Talent To Take The Stage For John Mitchels ‘Lip Syng’

September 29, 2018 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE countdown is on. The John Mitchels club has run a fantastic ‘Strictly’ fundraiser for the past couple of years, but this time they’ve turned their attention to a Lip Sync event to be held in Ballygarry House Hotel on the October Bank Holiday weekend. The acts are currently in […]

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'A Simple Favour'

McCann At The Movies: ‘A Simple Favour’ Is A Mystic Movie Of Mystery

September 29, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘A Simple Favour’ is a mysterious thriller with more twists and turns than a rollercoaster ride!… This week’s movie at Tralee Omniplex sees Bridesmaids director Paul Feig serve up a feature quite removed from his usual comedic fare with ‘A Simple Favour’, a dark thriller filled with numerous twists and turns. […]

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Get Involved In The Free Radicals Theatre Group At Siamsa

Get Involved In The Free Radicals Theatre Group At Siamsa

September 28, 2018 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Siamsa Tíre, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland, invites young people aged 15 – 20 to get dramatic as it launches its tenth season of the Free Radicals Youth Theatre (FRYT). A Taster Session will take place on this Saturday, September from 4 – 6pm and new members are welcome […]

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Tom Invites You To ‘Arrive And Jive’ At The Grand

Tom Invites You To ‘Arrive And Jive’ At The Grand

September 28, 2018 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

SO what are you doing next Wednesday night. Flopping in front of the telly with a cup of tea and biscuits watching the soaps? Well for the next four Wednesdays, you can get out of the house and head down to The Grand Hotel to meet new people, have fun, […]

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Kerry's architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival which takes place from the 28th to 30th September. The event will feature talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events all around the county. Pictured at the launch in Ballonagh Convent Chapel are from left Barbara Carey, Carey Architects, Mike Scannell, Director of Services, Kerry County Council, Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council, Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Cormac Kane, Kane Williams Architects and Kate Kennelly, Creative Ireland Coordinator in Kerry. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Free Public Tours And Exhibitions In Tralee For ‘Architecture Kerry’ Festival This Weekend

September 28, 2018 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival this weekend and Tralee venues will host events and tours of buildings. The event, which will showcase and celebrate the best of the county’s architectural heritage, will take place from Friday to Sunday and will feature talks, […]

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Sponsor, Norman Foley of Foleys SPAR Express on the Castlemaine Road with students and teachers Karen Tobin and Helen Kelliher with the trophies and medals up for grabs at the CBS The Green 5k/3k Fun Run on this Sunday, September 30.

Four Things To Do This Weekend

September 28, 2018 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

Sport dominates the weekend and many in town will be torn between two venues. Elsewhere there’s architecture and a fun run… Friday 1. Discover architecture… There’s loads of events planned in Tralee for the weekend as part of the inaugural Architecture Kerry Festival. The event, which will showcase and celebrate […]

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Information Night To Recruit New Samaritans Volunteers

Information Night To Recruit New Samaritans Volunteers

September 28, 2018 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry branch of the Samaritans are looking to recruit new volunteers and are holding an information night in Tralee on Friday, October 5 at 7.30pm. Back in July the local branch revealed that to that date in 2018, they have received 14,700 contacts. These contacts include telephone calls, SMS  […]

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NO REPRO FEE 26/9/2018 Pictured are fashion designer Helen Steele, popular photographer Damien Broderick and CEO of Tweak.com, Jerry Kennelly at the launch of the annual One4all Design a Gift Card competition. The trio lead line up of the 2018 judging panel for the competition, which calls on aspiring designers, artists and photographers to submit their own One4all Gift Card designs. The winner is given the incredible opportunity to gain national exposure for their work, with the winning design being turned into a gift card and sold in An Post outlets nationwide and online at One4all.ie in 2019. 
The Design a Gift Card competition is open for entries from Wednesday 3rd of October and closes on Friday the 16th of November 2018. For further information on how to enter the competition and specific guidelines, visit One4all.ie/design. Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

Call For All Creative Kerry People To Enter Competition

September 28, 2018 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

CREATIVE people in Kerry are being invited to enter a competition which could win them a trip to Barcelona and see their winning entry sold in shops all around the country. This October will see the One4all Design a Gift Card competition return, and the 2018 judging panel is on […]

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James Pembroke and Brian Hurley who made 'Living With Lyme Disease'.

Kerry Filmmakers’ Documentary On Lyme Disease On RTE ONE Next Week

September 27, 2018 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A DOCUMENTARY made by Kerry filmmakers will broadcast next week on RTE ONE. ‘Living with Lyme Disease’, presented by Kerry native Brian Hurley and co-produced by James and David Pembroke from Currow will be broadcast on Thursday, October 4 at 10.15pm. The programme examines how a tiny tick bite can […]

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Voting Open To Decide Who Wins At the Connect Hospitality Awards

Voting Open To Decide Who Wins At the Connect Hospitality Awards

September 27, 2018 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE finalists have been decided and now it’s time to get voting. The Connect Kerry Hospitality Awards will take place at a black-tie gala dinner event in less than two weeks time and the public voting is open for the 20 categories. Organised by Margaret Kissane Publisher and Editor of […]

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Fantastic Line-Up Of Speakers For Horan’s Healthstores Health & Wellness Fest

Fantastic Line-Up Of Speakers For Horan’s Healthstores Health & Wellness Fest

September 27, 2018 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores are delighted to announce that they will be holding their premiere Health & Wellness Fest on Saturday the 6th & Sunday the 7th of October at Manor West Hotel Tralee from 10am until 6pm each day. Horan’s Healthstores currently have 14 Health stores in the Munster region.  “Having […]

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Launching the ADAPT Fashion Show 2018 at the shop on Matt Talbot Road were, in front; Louise O'Connor, Helena Slattery. Back; Bridget O'Sullivan, Mary O'Sullivan, Helen Corrigan, Noelle Moylan and Ljilja Samardzic. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tickets Selling Fast For Annual ADAPT Kerry Fashion Show

September 26, 2018 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just over three weeks to the annual ADAPT Kerry Charity Shop Fashion Show but already there’s a huge amount of tickets sold. No surprise really, as the show sold out in advance last year and tickets are a snip at just €5! The clothes come from the show and […]

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Garry O'Donnell won 'Pub Personality of the Year' at the Irish Pub Of The Year Awards for the South-West Region last night.

Garry O’Donnell Wins ‘Pub Personality Of The Year’ Award

September 26, 2018 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Bar of the Year awards for the South West regional took place last night and a Tralee man won a top prize. Garry O’Donnell from Baily’s Corner on Castle Street was voted ‘Pub personality of the year’ for the South West Region at the awards held in Bobby Byrne’s […]

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Kayleigh Moriarty, Paula Walsh, Oscar Leane, Maureen Caden Grimes, Jerry Grimes, Gerda Sab, Valte Dub at the 'Abbeyleaks' screening on Thursday at Tralee Omniplex. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Short Film Shot In Tralee Gets Local Screening

September 25, 2018 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

A FREE screening of a short film shot in Tralee back in February took place last Thursday at Tralee Omniplex. ‘Abbeyleaks’, produced by local actor/writer man Patrick McDonnell and directed by Philip Briggs, was attended by some of the actors and students from the Kerry ETB Digital Media Centre who worked […]

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Launching the upcoming event for National Women's Enterprise Day were Fiona Leahy, Business Advisor, Kerry Local Enterprise Office and Joan Walsh, Partnership International and ambassador for National Women’s Enterprise Day in the south west region.

Kerry’s Businesswomen Urged To Attend National Women’s Enterprise Day Event

September 24, 2018 at 4:38 pm 1 comment

KERRY Local Enterprise Office is encouraging more women to go from ‘local to global’ with their businesses by attending a joint event in Cork city with 150 female entrepreneurs expected to attend. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, T.D., has launched the national programme of events for National […]

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Walking On Cars Announce INEC Gig For December

Walking On Cars Announce INEC Gig For December

September 24, 2018 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from an amazing summer of festivals, Kerry’s own Walking on Cars announce their last 2018 date this Christmas at the INEC Killarney on December 22. It’s been two years since Dingle natives Walking On Cars released their Double Platinum selling album ‘Everything This Way’, Yet their music still […]

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Melane Harty showing her wares to Heather Lowham, Betty Fitzgerald and Anne Lowham at the Tralee Food Festival in the Mall on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Amazing Turnout For Tralee Food Festival Fun On Saturday

September 23, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

AMAZINGLY, the rainclouds stayed away (despite the forecast) and dry weather prevailed allowing for the most successful Tralee Food Festival to date in town on Saturday. The Taste Trail was a massive success with many of the 26 venues sold out of stock by 2.30pm while the Mall saw big […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 23, 2018 at 11:52 am 1 comment

Every week we compile the best of 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… A special event indeed… The crowd was enthralled by Catherine Young’s It Takes A Village #CultureNight in #Tralee pic.twitter.com/dQYT8tJOwT […]

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Members of Tralee Art Group at Baile Mhuire for Culture Night on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Enjoying A Night Of Culture In Tralee

September 22, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

FROM delving into the Bronze Age at Siamsa to enjoying meat pies in Maddens, there was loads going in town for Culture Night on Friday. The evening was dry so people could move around to different events if they wished and they had much to choose from. There was a […]

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WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

September 22, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

SURE he’s an ‘oul pro at this craic by now! Kieran Donaghy made another appearance last night on The Late Late Show and was his usual charming self in front of hundreds of thousands of viewers. The 35-year-old Rockie announced his retirement from the Kerry team last week and he […]

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Deirdre Burke and Louise Quill at the opening event of the Tralee Food Festival on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Delicious Start To Tralee Food Festival At The Ashe Hotel

September 22, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Food Festival kicked off last night with an event at The Ashe Hotel which bodes well for the rest of the weekend. Guest enjoyed a platter of treats including ‘Annascaul black pudding and Kerry Farm Apples with smoked relish’, miniature lamb burgers, chilli and coriander infused tiger prawns, […]

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'Crazy Rich Asians'

McCann At The Movies: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Gives Boost To Rom-Com Genre

September 22, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is a charming film that gives a well needed boost for the rom-com genre… The beloved rom com has taken a battering in recent times with such a severe decline in quality that it was doubted that it could ever return to its’ former […]

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Ken Tobin of Yummy Cafe and John Harty of Taste Kerry look forward to the Taste Trail at this year's Tralee Food Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

Something For All Tastes At The Tralee Food Festival This Weekend

September 21, 2018 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

SO it’s finally here and people are in for a real treat at many pubs, hotels and restaurants over the next three days. The fourth annual Tralee Food Festival will see a taste trail, live music, special menus, food market, a family fun day and much more to tantalise the […]

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Banna Is The Place For Motor Enthusiasts At The Ford Fair

Banna Is The Place For Motor Enthusiasts At The Ford Fair

September 21, 2018 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

IN case you’d forgotten, the inaugural Irish Ford Fair takes place this weekend out in Banna Beach Resort and there’s a great line-up of events planned. Co-sponsored by Kerry Motor Works Tralee, all vintage, classic, modified, new, old, race, rally, agricultural and pretty much anything with a Ford badge on […]

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The launch of Culture Night activities for 2018.

Seven Things To Do In Tralee On Culture Night

September 21, 2018 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Culture Night is here and events take place this evening at venues all over the county. There’s a bit going on in Tralee as you can see below… 1. Youth has its fling… The programme in Tralee opens with a youth choral performance at The Ashe Hotel at 5.00pm. Lisa Curran […]

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