The Kerry County Fleadh organising committee at the launch of the event. Front: Bernard Cronin, Sheila Hurley(treasurer), Ciara Kennedy(secretary), Margaret Wrenn(vice-treasurer), John Joe Harmon, John Lehane. Back: Chris Horan(PRO), Turlough O'Brien(vice chairman), Vincent Prendergast(chairman), Tim Wrenn.

Milltown Looks Forward To Hosting Kerry County Fleadh

March 30, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

PLANS are coming together in Milltown for the Kerry County Fleadh, which will be staged in the mid-Kerry town in June for the second year running. “Last year’s Fleadh was a huge success in Milltown”, said Chairman of the organising committee Vincent Prendergast. “Feedback has been very positive, and there’s […]

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'Fit For Discharge', contestants at UHK's Got Talent at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Raised For Chemotherapy Unit With UHK’s Got Talent (Part 1)

March 30, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 1,000 people enjoyed some fantastic entertainment last night as the staff at University Hospital Kerry showed there’s a lot more to them than their talents in the healthcare profession. Over 7o of them in eight acts took to the stage in the Brandon Hotel Conference centre for UHK’s Got […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Us’ Is The Scariest Movie You’ll See This Year

March 30, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Jordan Peele’s stunning, fear-filled feature ‘Us’ is a remarkable movie that will  feature in many ‘Best of 2019’ lists… This week’s Tralee Omniplex outing, ‘Us’, tells the story of Adelaide (Nupita Nyong’o) who, haunted by an unexplainable trauma from her childhood and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, […]

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Deep Sky Objects.

Launch Of New Music Sessions Night In Tralee

March 29, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE first Stag & Doe Sessions will take place in The Fiddler Bar in the Square on this Saturday night with doors open at 7:30pm. The event was previously due to take place in The Ashe Hotel, so note the change of venue. According to the organisers, Stag & Doe […]

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Participants in St John of God Services production of 'Sister' at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John Of God Services ‘Sister’ Is A Sellout Success

March 28, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TWO sell-out nights at Siamsa Tíre ensured the latest production from Saint John of God Kerry Services was a massive success. ‘Sister’, based on the hit movie and musical ‘Sister Act’, saw people from all over the county converge on the Tralee venue for superb entertainment on Tuesday and Wednesday. […]

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Tralee Lions Club To Host Annual Table Quiz At The Meadowlands

Tralee Lions Club To Host Annual Table Quiz At The Meadowlands

March 27, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will host their annual table quiz at The Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday, April 4 at 8pm. All proceeds raised on the night will go in support of Kerry Cancer Support Group. This is always a well-attended event and there’s loads of spot prizes up for grabs on […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming Tapas and Pintxo event at The Ashe Hotel were Chef Dimitri, The Ashe Hotel Group GM Ruth O'Sullivan, Group Sales and Marketing Manager, Leonie Flaherty, Margaret Kissane of Connect Publications and Head Chef Lukasz Wacnik. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spanish-Themed Night At The Ashe Hotel To Excite Lovers Of Tapas And Pintxo

March 26, 2019 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Old Market Bar in the Ashe Hotel goes Spanish with an amazing Pintxo and Tapas Experience to celebrate the All-Ireland Tapas and Pinxto Championships happening in Kerry. The evening of Tuesday, April 9, hosted by hotel in association with Connect Marketing and Events and Taste Kerry, will be focused […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 24, 2019 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile 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… Pretty good work by Bolger Fabrication… We were honoured to be part of the Greenway initiative this week. We fabricated and installed […]

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Katherine Lynch (RTÉ’s “Wagons Den”), Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders favourite Heather Trott), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans) and Casualty’s Rebecca Wheatley,

‘Menopause The Musical’ Coming To The INEC Next Month

March 23, 2019 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING multiple sell out performances, the ultimate girls night out, “Menopause the Musical” is embarking on another Irish nationwide tour this spring with an all- star cast…and its coming to Kerry. This popular comedy hosts a cast of hormonal women, memory loss one-liners and innuendo-laden versions of pop classics and […]

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Pupils taking part in the Céilí Mór at Derryquay NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Derryquay NS Looks Forward To Open Day

March 23, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A VIBRANT school will host an open day next Thursday, March 28, to showcase all it has to offer prospective pupils and their families. Derryquay National School, 5 km from Tralee on the main Dingle road, is a primary school at the centre of a vibrant community.  It has a […]

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Brie Larson as 'Captain Marvel'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Captain Marvel’ Is A Blockbuster To Satisfy Fans

March 23, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Captain Marvel’ is a steady addition to the superhero canon that holds its own amongst the Marvel collection… Longer evenings and clocks going forward must only mean one thing — summer blockbuster season and a endless glut of superheroes at Tralee Omniplex. This year’s Marvel machine begins with […]

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Fr Philip Mulryne.

Former Man Utd Player To Speak At ‘Ceiliúradh na nÓg’ In Tralee

March 22, 2019 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 450 post-primary students from across the Diocese of Kerry are gathering together for a celebration day in the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday next, where the guest speaker is a former professional footballer turned who became a priest. All post-primary schools in the Diocese of Kerry were invited to participate […]

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Pupils prior to taking part in the Presentation Primary School 'No Boundaries' concert at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Pupils And Friends Put On A Fantastic Show At Siamsa

March 22, 2019 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre’s theatre was sold out on Thursday night as over 300 pupils from Presentation Primary took part in a fantastic concert showing the talent and creativity at the school. Presentation has been taking part in the Creative Schools Programme and is part of a five year pilot project that aims […]

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St John’s Ashe Street To Host Free Choral Concert From US University Choir

March 22, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

A FREE choral concert will be given in St. John’s Church of Ireland, Ashe Street, Tralee at 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 26. St. Mary’s Cathedral Choir, Killarney, Director Aidan O’Carroll will host Brown University Alumni Chamber Choir and String Quartet from the United States. Admission is free and a voluntary collection […]

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Sr Marie Lyons presenting her father's medals to Fr Pat Ahern and Jonathan Kelliher of Siamsa Tíre.

Historic Medals Find New Home At Siamsa Tíre

March 21, 2019 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

TODAY at Siamsa Tíre – the National Folk Theatre of Ireland (NFT), Sister Marie Lyons presented a case of 35 historic medals won by her father, Irish Dance Master Jack Lyons of Ballybunion. The national medals were won for both music (Jack played the concertina) and Irish dance and includes […]

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Joe Linehan, Danny Greaney and Oisin O'Connor before going on stage at the opening night of the CBS The Green students' production of 'The Playboy Of The Western World'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CBS Students Impress Audiences With ‘The Playboy Of The Western World’

March 21, 2019 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed house in CBS The Green on Wednesday night for the opening of their latest production, John Millington Synge’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’. There were fantastic performances all around by the Transition Years in the pop-up theatre in the school foyer and the stage design looked incredible […]

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St John of God actors looking forward to 'Sister'.

Actors From St John Of God Prepare For ‘Sister’ Act In Siamsa

March 20, 2019 at 5:04 pm 1 comment

THE talented actors of Saint John of God Kerry Services are preparing to tread the boards of Siamsa Tire yet again next week in their musical production of ‘Sister’. This show, on Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27 at 8pm provides individuals with a musical platform to showcase their acting, […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Over Ten Jobs To Be Created With Opening Of New Restaurant

March 20, 2019 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE team behind Croí Restaurant in the Square are busily preparing for their new venture which is set to create around 10 full-time jobs and a few more part-time positions within the next few weeks. Paul Cotter, Noel Keane and Kevin O’Connor have enjoyed great success since they opened the […]

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PHOTOS: More From The St Patrick’s Day Parade In Tralee (Part 2)

March 18, 2019 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE St Patrick’s Day parade got our national holiday off to a great start in town yesterday with the community once again coming out in force in the sunshine. Well there were enough clubs […]

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At the launch of the SRAC Atlantic Challenge at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday morning were, in front; Seamus Cotter, John Murray, Sean Kelly and Neil Bradley, back from left; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly, Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance Ken Tobin, Josephine Molyneaux and Kay McNamara of the Alzheimers Society of Ireland, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley, The Rose Hotel's Director of Sales and Marketing Michele King and Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring. Photo by Dermot Crean

Major Cycling Event This Month To Be Huge Boost For Tralee

March 18, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is gearing up to host one of the biggest and best charity cycling events of the year, as an estimated 1,500 riders will take part in the Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge (SRAC) at the end of the month. It’s an amazing opportunity to cycle with sporting icons, legends and […]

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Pictured at the launch of National Pyjama Day – the annual fundraising drive organised by Early Childhood Ireland were Mia Bevins, aged 4; Teresa Heeney, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland and Calvin Smith Hayes, aged 3.

Tralee Childcare Services Encouraged To Take Part In National Pyjama Day

March 18, 2019 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLY Childhood Ireland, the national representative body for the early years sector is calling on childcare services in Kerry to get involved in their annual fundraising drive – National Pyjama Day. Taking place on May 10, the day will see thousands of children nationwide sponsored by their families to wear […]

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Grand Marshals Anthony O'Gara and young Ryan Kelliher being held by his dad Trevor. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fun In The Sun At Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade (Part 1)

March 17, 2019 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the St Patrick’s Day parade is sponsored by AIB Tralee… THEY were blessed with the weather. After the horrendous rain, hail and gales of the past couple of days, the rain cleared and the sun came out for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee at noon […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 17, 2019 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile 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… Tralee lads get everywhere… Shout out to the two Irish lads playing hurling on the streets in #Hanoi – one of them […]

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Six Things You Need To Know About The Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade will be brought to you by AIB Tralee… Thousands of people will be in the town centre tomorrow for the annual St Patrick’s day parade. Here’s some things to note about the day… 1. Be prepared for the elements… While the […]

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'Fighting With My Family'

McCann At The Movies: ‘Fighting With My Family’ Is A Lot Of Fun

March 16, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Fighting with My Family’ see Stephen Merchant make a noble effort in a heartfelt wrestling feature sure to make you laugh… Premiering at this years’ Sundance Film Festival, ‘Fighting with My Family’ which was written, directed and produced by Stephen Merchant, is a sports biographical comedy based […]

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Participants in the Scoil Eoin St Patrick's Parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Goes Green For St Patrick’s Parade

March 15, 2019 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

AS is the custom, the St Patrick’s celebrations started early at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh as the whole school came out in the yard for their annual parade on Friday. St Patrick (Jimmy Diggins) led the procession with eight year old Ryan Kelliher, a pupil at the school, who has Muscular […]

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The boxers at the IT Tralee Spark Society 'Rumble In The Jungle' Boxing Night at Tralee Sports Complex on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Box Clever To Raise Funds For Samaritans

March 15, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for a boxing event fundraiser at Tralee Sports Complex last night. The IT Tralee Spark Society organised their ‘Rumble in the Jungle’, a collaboration with IT Tralees Boxing club in aid of Samaritans, pushing the message that nobody has a perfect mental health. It was […]

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Anthony O'Gara and Ryan Baily Kelliher are the Grand Marshalls in this year's Tralee St Patrick's Day Parade. Also pictured is Mayor Of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring with, at back, Chairperson of the Parade, Johnnie Wall and Ryan's mom Janene Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 15, 2019 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

Even if the weather isn’t kind, it should still be a great weekend around town. Here’s a few things to do… Friday 1. Warriors go again… It’s getting tense now. After last week’s important win, Garvey’s Tralee Warriors can’t afford to take the foot off the pedal tonight against Neptune […]

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Paula Mee, Celia Holman Lee and Nathalie Lennon will be guests at the event in the INEC on March 28.

Fantastic Ladies Lifestyle Evening For The INEC

March 13, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS FOR ABOVE EVENT DAWN Milk and the National Dairy Council are delighted to host a fabulous Ladies Lifestyle Evening at the INEC, Killarney on Thursday March 28. The evening will include advice on shaping up your diet and nutrition with dietitian Paula Mee. Style queen […]

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Pauline McLynn urges Ireland to join Ireland’s Great Get Together for Focus Ireland.
People can hold events (like a Bar-B-Q or Movie Night) - at home, school or work from May 3rd to 5th and raise vital funds to prevent family homelessness.
Pauline McLynn, star of legendary comedy, Father Ted, teamed up with Focus Ireland today to launch Ireland’s Great Get Together which aims to raise funds to prevent family homelessness.
Pauline called on people nationwide to sign up to Ireland’s Great Get Together which takes place on May Bank Holiday weekend, May 3rd -5th.  This is the second year of Focus Ireland’s Great Get Together which sees people hold events such as a coffee morning, a movie night or Bar-B-Q and everyone who attends donates to help Focus Ireland’s work. 
Photo Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography Copyright 2019

People Urged To Host Event On May Bank Holiday Weekend For Focus Ireland

March 13, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

PAULINE McLynn, star of legendary comedy, Father Ted, has teamed up with Focus Ireland today to launch Ireland’s Great Get Together which aims to raise funds to prevent family homelessness. Pauline called on people in Tralee and Kerry to sign up to Ireland’s Great Get Together which takes place on […]

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