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Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

July 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above to enlarge Chez Christophe, Courthouse Lane I HAD been to Chez Christophe before and,  despite only staying for a very fine coffee, I promised to return. That was over a year ago. It was quiet then as it was only open a few weeks so that was to be expected, […]

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At the Morning Star Performance Troupe for Youth, show in Siamsa Tire were, back from left: Shannon Hennessy, Isabella Flamini, Ursula Earley, Kelly Pierce, Danielle Pierce, Kaley Moriarty, Michaela McCarthy, Front: Evan Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Tralee Teens Watch US Troupe Belt Out Broadway Classics

July 12, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to for more THERE was a good crowd of youngsters at Siamsa Tire on Friday afternoon to watch American teenagers perform well known songs from Broadway musicals. The internationally-recognized, Morningstar Performance Troupe for Youth are on a goodwill concert tour throughout Ireland and stopped off in Tralee […]

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At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

July 12, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more 22 Jump Street By John Lyons PREVIOUSLY on ‘21 Jump Street’… Jonah Hill & Co. took an old tv series – which had, frankly, a quite silly premise to begin with – and adapted it into one of the best buddy cop comedies that we’ve seen […]

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Gary Keane

Gary Makes It To The Electric Picnic Thanks To You!

July 11, 2014 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click above ad for more A TRALEE man has won the chance to play this year’s Electric Picnic and it’s all thanks to you. Gary Keane, aka, Like A Fire, entered the 2FM ‘Play the Picnic’ competition with hundreds of other artists to try to earn a place on […]

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Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

Former Rose Of Tralee Lands Role In Hollywood Blockbuster

July 10, 2014 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers A FORMER Rose of Tralee is to star with Kylie Minogue and Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, in a Hollywood blockbuster action movie. Tara Talbot, who won the Rose title in 2011, has landed a role a new action film called ‘San Andreas’ […]

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Upfront model Dawn O'Sullivan, Ballyheigue Fashion Show organiser Laura Dineen and model Kinga Grunau before the Ballyheigue Fashion Show in the Community Centre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Ballyheigue Turns On The Style For Festival Fashion Show

July 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad to enlarge OVER 400 style-conscious ladies and gents showed up at the Ballyheigue Community Centre on Wednesday night for the Festival Fashion Show and they even got to see the new Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council strutting his stuff on the catwalk. “We had a fantastic night,” said Laura Dineen, Secretary […]

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US Troupe To Perform Broadway Favourites At Siamsa

US Troupe To Perform Broadway Favourites At Siamsa

July 10, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A TROUPE of American teenagers will perform well known songs from Broadway musicials this Friday lunchtime in Siamsa Tire. The internationally-recognized, Morningstar Performance Troupe for Youth are on a goodwill concert tour throughout Ireland and will be stopping off in Tralee […]

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Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

Don O’Neill To Showcase Fall/Winter Collection At Rose Fashion Show

July 9, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition NEW York fashion designer, Don O’Neill will showcase Red Carpet gowns from THEIA’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection at the 2014 Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show. The Kerry-native will be among a star-studded line-up of designers and boutiques in the Festival […]

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Gary Keane

Tralee People Urged To Get Gary To The Picnic

July 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more TRALEE musician Gary Keane is making a charge to play The Electric Picnic festival this summer and needs your votes to get him there! Gary has been shortlisted on the 2FM website along with 30 other artists from around the country and now […]

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Michal Wagner: Songs In The Key Of Life

Michal Wagner: Songs In The Key Of Life

July 7, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Michal “Wiggles” Wagner is the lead singer of Chapter 2, an acoustic cover band who has been carving out a living for themselves in Tralee pubs for the last two years. Michal and his bandmates all hail from the town of Edenderry, Co. Offaly. […]

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Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

Fun Day In Prospect At Birthday Bash In Manor

July 6, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THERE will be free family entertainment over in Manor Park, Manor West on Saturday, when Suits Select celebrates its one year anniversary at the premises. In conjunction with The Streat Cafe next door, who are marking their third year anniversary, the two have come […]

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Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

July 5, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more Johnny Franks, Meadowlands Hotel, Oakpark Road I HAVEN’T been to Meadowlands Hotel in a long time, again harking back to my old days in The Kerryman. The lunches there were generally good and the place was always fairly packed – that’s quite an […]

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Ticketmaster agent John McCarthy of B-Mobile with Eoin Burns, Fenit, who bought Garth Brooks tickets for the Tuesday night concert back in February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

‘A Lot Of Tralee People Are Going To Be Disappointed’ Says Ticketmaster Agent

July 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who has seen the Garth Brooks fanaticism first hand in town is John McCarthy. The Tralee man, who owns the B-Mobile shop in Dominick Street, is the only Ticketmaster agent in town and his shop was thronged with fans when the tickets went on sale months ago. “It was […]

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Josh O'Sullivan and Jonathan Roche , aka 'NBK', from Tralee will be taking part in the Summerbrawl wrestling event in Horan's this August.

Tralee’s ‘Natural Born Killers’ Set For Hometown ‘Summerbrawl’

July 1, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee wrestlers are hoping for a packed hometown crowd when they part in ‘Summerbrawl’ this August. Josh O’Sullivan (26) from Ballyrickard and Jonathan Roche from Spa Road are better known in wrestling circles as ‘NBK’ (Natural Born Killers). They are part of the Celtic Championship Wrestling show which will […]

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Pull! Participants in the men's tug-o-war at the Ted O'Keeffe Family Fun Day at Ballymacelligott GAA Grounds on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Families Enjoy Day Out In Ballymac GAA Grounds

June 30, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more on special event HUNDREDS turned up at Ballymacelligott GAA grounds on Sunday for the Ted O’Keeffe Family Fun Day. “Ted O’Keeffe was a  former chairman and longtime worker for the club. He was a great supporter and inspiration to the club and parish,” said Club […]

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Nessan Crean, Director of Oakview Village Childcare, Kerry Rose Mary Hickey and Clodagh Moynihan, Manager of Oakview Village Childcare at the centre's family day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Kerry Rose Raises Green Flag At Oakview Village Childcare

June 30, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge THE Kerry Rose hoisted the Green Flag at the  held the first ever Family Fun/Open Day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday. A great day was had by all who attended and enjoyed the many activities and barbecue. They were delighted to have the Kerry Rose, Mary […]

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At back; Lisa Nolan, Cara Wallace, David Broderick and Helena McMahon with, in front Leon and Liath Nolan and Eve and Katelyn Broderick at the Bluebell Markets at Collis Sandes House on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: In The Market For Fun At Collis Sandes

June 30, 2014 at 10:42 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more COLLIS Sandes House was awash with food, art, music and fashion on Saturday for the first Bluebell Markets event. There were 25 stands set up with everything from paintings, jewellery, cakes, clothing and much more on display. There was an entry fee of just […]

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VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

VIDEO: Bob’s Cuban Recordings Finally Come To Fruition

June 29, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad to enlarge AN IT Tralee lecturer, who recorded a musician in Cuba over three years ago, has finally launched a CD of the sessions. Friends and music lovers gathered in Roundy’s Bar on Friday night for the launch of Erdwin Garcia’s debut album, ‘Removiendo’ which has been […]

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The organisers of the Bluebell Markets which takes place this Saturday, from left Tricia O'Connor and Dominique

What’s On This Weekend: A Kilflynn Fairy Invasion And Much More

June 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

From a family day at the markets to a fairy invasion in Kilflynn, there’s loads to do this weekend…   Saturday Bluebell Markets Music, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. There will be […]

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Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

Five Ways To Entertain The Kids Around Tralee This Summer

June 27, 2014 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition! THE holidays are here! Yes, school’s out for summer with all primaries finishing up by today, so what in the name of God are you going to do with the kids for the next two months? With most youngsters possessing the […]

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Out To Lunch: A Satisfying Salad On Denny Street

Out To Lunch: A Satisfying Salad On Denny Street

June 27, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more The Imperial Hotel Denny Street AFTER last week’s trip to Stoker’s Lodge, I decided to continue my ‘Tour-of-places-I-used-to-lunch-in-when-I-worked-for-The-Kerryman’ for this week’s review. So I decided to pop into the Imperial Hotel on Thursday which used to be a hop, skip and a jump from my desk across […]

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The organisers of the Bluebell Markets which takes place this Saturday, from left Tricia O'Connor and Dominique

Something For Everyone At The Bluebell Markets

June 27, 2014 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more MUSIC, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. The event will take place tomorrow at Collis Sandes House, Killeen, between 10am and 4pm. “What we’re trying to do is […]

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Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

Schooldays Revisited For Balloonagh’s Class of 1997

June 26, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was the year the Spice Girls ruled the planet, Leo and Kate became megastars because of some boat movie and Princess Diana’s death shocked the world. But for the Class of 97, school was out for good as they graduated from Balloonagh Secondary. […]

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Mark Leen with his new concert DVD 'The Final Curtain' filmed at his farewell shows in the INEC back in January 2013. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark’s Fans Face ‘The Final Curtain’ On Concert Film

June 26, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S been 18 months in the making but Mark Leen’s final shows as Emerald Elvis have finally made it to the small screen with the release of ‘The Final Curtain’ Concert DVD. Singer-songwriter Mark played three sell-out shows in the INEC in January 2013, […]

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Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 26, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Having played in numerous bands that have rocked the pubs and clubs of Tralee down the years, Ross Brassil is a well known musician in town. Here is a selection of the songs that have shaped him… Pearl Jam – Alive I was fortunate enough […]

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Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

June 26, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT should be an action-packed day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday when they hold a Fun Family Open Day. The Kerry Rose, Mary Hickey will on hand to raise the Green Flag at the centre at 3.15pm  and Kelliher’s Mills, Farm Garden and Pet Supplies will bring along baby chicks on […]

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Less Than 24 Hours From Tulsa Orchestra’s Performance

Less Than 24 Hours From Tulsa Orchestra’s Performance

June 25, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A SIXTEEN piece ​Youth Orchestra from Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, ​ will be performing in St John’s Church of Ireland this Thursday at 7.30pm.​ ​ Admission is free.​ The Youth Orchestra are on a tour of Ireland where they are playing in Waterford, Galway and Dublin and they’re very […]

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At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

June 24, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

‘A Million Ways To Die In The West’ By John Lyons SETH MacFarlane is a busy man. In the last 15 years he’s created three cartoons: Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show. He’s done most of the voice-acting and directing on all of them, not to mention writing, animating […]

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Kieran Donaghy with his Kerry Blue Terrier, Bailey, who won the Cutest Puppy and Best Puppy categories in the Féile na mBláth Dog Show on Saturday in the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

Puppy Love: The New Star In The Donaghy Family

June 22, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more KERRY footballer Kieran Donaghy got his weekend off to a winning start when his puppy claimed two prizes in a dog show yesterday. ‘Bailey’, the Donaghy’s three month old Kerry Blue Terrier, won Best Puppy and Cutest Puppy in the Féile na mBláth […]

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Out To Lunch: A Fine Feed At Stokers

Out To Lunch: A Fine Feed At Stokers

June 21, 2014 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Stokers Lodge Upper Edward Street IN a former life I regularly lunched at Stoker’s Lodge. It was ideal for people whose workplace was located outside of the town centre and didn’t want to hassle of finding a parking space. There was always a good crowd there and the food was good. […]

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