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Jiggy will play Féile Lughnasadh in Milltown this summer.

Another Top Trad Act To Play Féile Lughnasadh in Milltown

June 20, 2022 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A TOP trad act will play a free concert as part of the Féile Lughnasadh which takes place in Milltown from July 28th to 31st. Having already secured Sharon Shannon to play at the free, family-friendly festival on the Saturday night, the organizing committee are delighted to announce that ‘Jiggy’ […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Thrilling Set Of Movies On The Box Tonight

Finnegan On Films: A Thrilling Set Of Movies On The Box Tonight

June 18, 2022 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan says there is quite a diverse selection of film types available with today’s television films… Let’s start with Charade (Saturday 2.40pm RTE1) which has been described as the best Hitchcock film Hitchcock never made. After Regina (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the dashing Peter Joshua (Cary […]

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Rose Ball Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

Rose Ball Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

June 16, 2022 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

TICKETS for the 2022 Rose Ball are set to go on sale this Friday, June 17. The event will take place on Friday, August 19, at the Kerry Sports Academy at the Munster Technological University’s North Campus in Tralee. Ticket prices are €200 per person and go on sale on […]

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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 To Help Mary Raise Funds For Breast Cancer Ireland

June 15, 2022 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

A ROAD race will take place in Tralee next week to support Mary Gardiner’s 100km in 30 days campaign for Breast Cancer Ireland. Michelle Greaney from MG Coaching is organising the run which takes place on Friday, June 24 at 7pm in Blennerville. The route takes runners from the bridge at […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming Summer Concert in aid of Recovery Haven were, in front; Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Dermot Crowley of Recovery Haven and Thomas O'Callaghan, musician. At back; Marian Barnes, Maurenn O'Brien and Marisa Reidy of Recovery Haven with musicians Fergus Courtney and Stephen O'Flaherty. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gala Summer Concert For A Great Cause At Ballyroe This Sunday

June 14, 2022 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still tickets available for a wonderful night of music for a great cause this weekend. Cancer Support Charity Recovery Haven Kerry join forces with a number of Kerry musicians and singers for the gala summer concert at Tralee’s Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday, June 19. This much-anticipated concert will […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 12, 2022 at 8:32 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… Well done lads… Members of Born To Run (Tralee Marathon Club) pictured at last weekend’s Cork City Marathon. L to R […]

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Finnegan On Films: Saturday Night Romance And Action On The Box

Finnegan On Films: Saturday Night Romance And Action On The Box

June 11, 2022 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks some movies to watch on TV today… First up is Sabrina (Saturday 2.40pm RTE1), not the 1954 Billy Wilder version starring William Holden, Humphery Bogart and Audrey Hepburn, but the more recent Sidney Pollack directed version. It is always a challenge to remake a beloved […]

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Check Out What’s On Saturday For Cruinniú Na nÓg

Check Out What’s On Saturday For Cruinniú Na nÓg

June 10, 2022 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

Cruinniú na nÓg returns tomorrow (Saturday), with free events for young people taking place around the county and online. There is something for all ages and tastes in this year’s programme and some of the highlights include a circus show and workshop, a youth film programme and discussion panel, music […]

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Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Returns To Tralee This Weekend

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Returns To Tralee This Weekend

June 9, 2022 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí returns to Tralee this week after a two year absence due to COVID restrictions. All dancing competitions will be held on the  June 11/12 at MTU and Dúchas Comhaltas Centre, Tralee. All other competitions will be held on June  18/19 at the same venues. Other events happening […]

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Grace & Mary Walsh and Dáibhéid, Tara and Oisín O Regan, all students of the National Folk Theatre Training Academy, pictured at the Garden of Europe in Listowel.

Children Invited To Audition For Training Programme At Siamsa Tíre

June 7, 2022 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

AUDITIONS will soon be taking place for the National Folk Theatre of Ireland’s three-year training programme at Siamsa Tíre. These auditions are open to children between the ages of 7 and 12 and take place at three locations in Kerry. On Thursday June 16th, the children of North Kerry can […]

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at Listowel Races Ladies Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Grace Wins Best Dressed At Ladies Day In Listowel

June 5, 2022 at 9:39 pm Comments are Disabled

A VERY Carrie Bradshaw inspired soft pink dress with full tulle skirt caught the eye of fashion judge Emily O’Donoghue and won Grace Flynn from Pallaskenry, Limerick, the coveted title of Listowel Races Best Dressed Lady at the June Bank Holiday meeting on Sunday (for more photos from the day […]

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PHOTO: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTO: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 5, 2022 at 11:45 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… Won’t be long before this is open… Day 516 of 1000 Days of Walking You never know what is right beside […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Varied Selection For Viewing This Saturday

Finnegan On Films: A Varied Selection For Viewing This Saturday

June 4, 2022 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there are lots of moral conundrums and action adventures in this week’s selection of reviews… The first film on the schedule is UglyDolls (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1). It’s similar in theme and style to the Toy Story franchise in as much as we should accept everyone […]

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Host Of Events In Tralee And Around The County For Criunniú Na nÓg

Host Of Events In Tralee And Around The County For Criunniú Na nÓg

June 3, 2022 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just over a week to go until the annual Cruinniú na nÓg returns, with free events for young people taking place around the county and online on Saturday, June 11. There is something for all ages and tastes in this year’s programme and some of the highlights include a […]

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Tralee Parnells To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At O’Donnells

Tralee Parnells To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At O’Donnells

June 3, 2022 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THOSE of you wishing to test your general knowledge (and perhaps be rewarded for it) should head out to O’Donnells in Mounthawk tonight. The Tralee Parnells GAA  club will be holding a fundraising  quiz night at 8pm.  There will be lots of spot prizes on the night. All money raised […]

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In front; Tom, Darragh and Enda Moriarty with, at back, Marie Fitzgibbon, Sharon Williams, Michael Moriarty, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, Terry Boyle and Johnny Enright looking forward to the St Pats GAA Club Dingle Way Challenge. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Pats All Set For Dingle Way Challenge

June 2, 2022 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just days to go until fun-loving, active, souls take on a route through some of the most scenic areas of the county for the St Pats GAA Club Dingle Way Challenge. Taking place on Sunday, June 5, around 250 walkers are set to take on the challenge which sadly […]

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Cast members of 'Til Death Do Us Part' made up of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí TY students before curtain up at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students’ Production Is A Sold-Out Success

May 30, 2022 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí’s TY students put on a great performance at a sold-out show on Friday evening in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn’s hall. The students had been rehearsing for ‘Til Death Do Us Part’, an original comedy drama written by Mary Quirke of Qwerkreation Productions, for a number of weeks and the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 29, 2022 at 12:04 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… Great event in town… And off the go 🚗 …. Have a safe and enjoyable day in the beautiful sunshine around […]

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Finnegan On Films: War, Comedy, Drama And Romance On The Box

Finnegan On Films: War, Comedy, Drama And Romance On The Box

May 28, 2022 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

On a weekend dominated by sporting attractions, there is still a good selection of films available on the television tonight says our movie guy, James Finnegan… Hotel Transylvania (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) is a comedy animated story about a hotel  set up by Count Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) for the […]

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Early Call For Anyone Planning An Event For Culture Night 2022

Early Call For Anyone Planning An Event For Culture Night 2022

May 27, 2022 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE 17th edition of Culture Night will take place on Friday, September 23 and an early call out has gone out to anyone interested in organising an event in Kerry to get in touch with Kerry County Council. Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity […]

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Setting off at the start of the Donal Walsh Spa NS 6k Challenge on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

May 27, 2022 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

With glorious sunshine forecast all weekend, it’s a great opportunity to get out and about. Here’s some suggestions on what to do… Saturday 1. Rev up for Deja Vu… If you have any interest in cars, head down to The Mall from around 9am to see a collection of amazing […]

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The launch of the 2022 Spa NS Donal Walsh Memorial 6k Run/Walk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Donal Walsh 6k Walk/Run Challenge Returns This Sunday

May 26, 2022 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ will return this Sunday and there’s a fantastic day in prospect for all the family. This hugely popular event was first held in 2014 and has become a firm favourite on the community calendar in the Spa. Unfortunately, it was not possible to host […]

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Sharon Shannon

Sharon Shannon To Play Free Concert In Milltown For Féile Lughnasadh

May 25, 2022 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

TRAD music star Sharon Shannon will be returning to the Kingdom in July as part of Féile Lughnasadh, a free, family-family friendly celebration of traditional music and ancient culture in Milltown. The Milltown Listry CCE are no strangers to hosting the biggest names in traditional music, having welcomed The Chieftains, […]

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‘First Dates Ireland’ Seeks Kerry Singletons To Appear On Show

‘First Dates Ireland’ Seeks Kerry Singletons To Appear On Show

May 25, 2022 at 10:33 am 1 comment

THE producers of RTÉ2’s hit show First Dates Ireland is currently taking applications and is encouraging singletons in Kerry to apply. The matchmakers are currently hard at work chatting to potential daters and the requirements to apply are simple;  you have to be 18 or over and single. “We welcome all ages […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 22, 2022 at 10:56 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… Walkies in the Town Park… Happiness is a smiling, tongue hanging out, tail wagging Kody, sniffing his way around the Town […]

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Bronagh Gallagher received the award from Kerry International Film Festival Chairperson Grace O'Donnell on Thursday night. Photo; Ciara O'Donnell

Bronagh Gallagher Honoured By Kerry Film Festival In Tralee

May 21, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry International Film Festival presented much loved actor and singer Bronagh Gallagher with the 2019 Maureen O’ Hara Award, in celebration of women in film on Thursday evening. The presentation had to be delayed due to COVID but the Derry native made it down to town for a special […]

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Tidy Towns Kilmoyley’s Fundraising 5k/10k Run Returns

Tidy Towns Kilmoyley’s Fundraising 5k/10k Run Returns

May 21, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER two years of Covid restrictions, Kilmoyley Tidy Towns has announced the return of its 5/10K fundraising run which will take place on Sunday, May 29 at 10am. It will follow the usual 5K route from St Erc’s Primary School to the School Cross on to O’ Sullivan’s Lerrig Stores […]

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Finnegan On Films: An Early Madonna Movie And An Irish Classic

Finnegan On Films: An Early Madonna Movie And An Irish Classic

May 21, 2022 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

A forgotten Madonna vehicle and an Irish classic are among our movie guy, James Finnegan’s recommendations for tonight… I am delighted to pass onto you a wonderful selection of films for your consideration today, and we are starting not with a good film, but a great one. Despicable Me (Saturday […]

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Dr Deirdre McQuilllan

Free Workshop In Tralee For Anyone Planning A Career As A Professional Artist

May 19, 2022 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re planning on a career as a professional artist then it will definitely be worth attending a free workshop next Tuesday, May 24, at the Manor West Hotel. Dr Deirdre McQuillan, Project Team Leader, European University of Technology, is inviting community artists in the Tralee area to the workshop on planning personal […]

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Charity Car Wash This Saturday To Help Recovery Haven

Charity Car Wash This Saturday To Help Recovery Haven

May 19, 2022 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re thinking of giving your car a bit of a Spring clean this weekend, then why not kill two birds with one stone and support a worthy charity at the same time. Staff and management at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Tralee (off the John Joe Sheehy Road), are holding a […]

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