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IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

March 9, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

The Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Department (HCT) of the IT Tralee are preparing to host their ‘Food 4 Thought’ event on Wednesday, March 25 at the North Campus from 10am to 3pm. The event which is now in its third year will feature a series of workshops and demonstrations […]

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Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

March 9, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

  BUSINESSES in Kerry are being asked to play a part in this year’s upcoming Daffodil Day which this year is set to take place on Friday, March 27. The Irish Cancer Society along with Dell Ireland are hoping that more businesses in Kerry and members of the public around the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 8, 2015 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… This incredible photo of Fenit lighthouse and the snow capped mountains was captured by a regular on this page, bangini7. Paul […]

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Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

March 8, 2015 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

  AN information evening on ‘Student Universal Support Ireland’ (SUSI)  grants will be held at the ‘Kerry College of Further Education’ (KCFE)  in Clash, Tralee on Thursday March 12, in three sessions 4.30pm, 5.30.pm and 6.30pm. The event is being held in co-operation with Kerry Education & Training Board and Kerry Citizens […]

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New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

March 7, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING funny is going to happen in The Abbey Inn on April 16. It’s the inaugural night of The KY Comedy Alternative, Kerry’s new comedy club. It’s all for a good cause, too – all proceeds from the night will go to the Tralee Soup Kitchen. The night will see local first […]

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At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

March 7, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

‘Chappie’ By John Lyons I’VE been writing film reviews for TraleeToday.ie on a weekly basis since last summer, and I’ve known that a day would probably come where I’d wind up singing my praises about a film that most folks seem to dislike. Today is that day. What I wasn’t […]

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Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

March 7, 2015 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

  A ‘Mental Wellness Exhibition’ will be taking place in the Malton Hotel in Killarney on Sunday, March 8 and is being organised by the voluntary group of ‘Be Aware Prevent Suicide’. There will be guest speakers on the day, including psychologist Tony Humphreys along with the founder of Pieta House, […]

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€1m Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Listowel

€1m Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Listowel

March 6, 2015 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

  It has been announced that a €1m winning lottery ticket has been sold in Listowel. The €1.50 ticket was sold in Fitzgerald’s Centra in Listowel for the Daily Million lotto game last night. The winning lottery numbers were 1, 11, 17, 20, 31 and 37.  

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VIDEO: Watch This Spectacular Aerial Drone Footage Featuring Kerry Beauty Spots

VIDEO: Watch This Spectacular Aerial Drone Footage Featuring Kerry Beauty Spots

March 6, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  GOING about our daily routines and the hustle and bustle of city/town life, we sometimes may forget how beautiful the country that we live in really is. Raymond Fogarty of Aircam Ireland is not such a person, as shown by aerial drone footage that was filmed from all around […]

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David O'Doherty

Funnyman David O’Doherty Set For Tralee Show This Month

March 6, 2015 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT has been announced that one of Ireland’s top comedians David O’Doherty will be playing a show in Siamsa Tire on Saturday, March 21. The Dubliner billed as the “the forgotten Sugababe” and “the bad boy of Zumba” will bring his peculiar world whimsy to a Tralee audience with a new hour […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students To Compete In National Quiz Final

March 6, 2015 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR students from a local school here in town have won a place in a national table quiz competition that will be taking place on Tuesday, March 10 in Dublin. Gaelcholáiste Ciarraí students Tadhg Mac Suibhne, Donagh Mac Uileagóid, Vince Ó Cathasaigh agus Michéal Ó Duinn recently won the ‘Munster Tráth […]

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VIDEO: Musical Society Makes Manic Video For New Show

VIDEO: Musical Society Makes Manic Video For New Show

March 5, 2015 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Musical Society have released a new promotional video for their upcoming show  based on the much-loved ‘Sister Act’ film…and it’s a little bit mad! The society recently released the promotional poster for their new play/musical which will run from April 8 to April 12 and start at 8pm nightly. […]

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Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

Do You Know Anyone Who Could Be Our Next Kerry Rose?

March 5, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee and Kerry Rose were in town at the weekend to help launch the search for the Mary Hickey’s successor. There has been a lot of interest already in the Kerry Rose but organisers are putting the call out to young ladies to enter the competition. Applications are now […]

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VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

March 4, 2015 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU can take the man out of Kerry but it seems you can never take Kerry out of the man, if the video from the ‘Middle East Kerry Society’ (MEKS) is anything to go by. The team are preparing to compete in the ‘GAA World Games Tournament’ which will be taking […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Lads Capture Lightning Strike On Camera, Run Like Hell

VIDEO: Tralee Lads Capture Lightning Strike On Camera, Run Like Hell

March 3, 2015 at 8:44 pm Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER that crazy thunder and lightning strike yesterday lunchtime near town which sounded like the end was nigh? Well Shane Doyle and Dylan Enright from Tralee were out walking at about 1.30pm when the bolt hit and they somehow managed to catch it on camera. No wonder they ran like hell […]

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Fiona Heaney Named ‘Kerry Fashion Week’ Business Person Of The Year

Fiona Heaney Named ‘Kerry Fashion Week’ Business Person Of The Year

March 3, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  Fiona Heaney, creative director and co-owner of Fee G, has been officially announced as the Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) Irish Fashion Business Person of the Year. She will be presented with her Award by Minister for State for the Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan TD, and Editor in Chief of Image […]

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VIDEO: Ballyseede Castle Hotel Set To Feature In ‘Ghostcircle’ TV Show On Friday

VIDEO: Ballyseede Castle Hotel Set To Feature In ‘Ghostcircle’ TV Show On Friday

March 3, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDE Castle Hotel will appear on our televisions this Friday, March 6 as the hotel is investigated for any possible ‘paranormal activity’ taking place within its walls. We reported back in October that the hotel was named as one of the ‘Top 10 Haunted Hotels’ in the world according to TripAdvisor. We’ll […]

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Rose of Tralee 2014, Maria Walsh, in the Rose Garden in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Of Tralee Launches Search For Escorts

March 2, 2015 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  MARIA Walsh, the Rose of Tralee, has challenged young Kerrymen to see if they have what it takes to be Rose Escorts at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from  August 14-18. The March 16 deadline is fast approaching for lads aged between 21 and 30 to apply […]

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With Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh were, front row, from left: Amanda Breen, Siona Leahy, Taya Donaghy, Lucy Kingston, Liah Mclysheght, Anna McCarthy, Grace Kirby and Abrdad Babatuade. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Rose Of Tralee Delights Pupils With Visit To Tralee School

March 1, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL school welcomed a lady who has made headlines around the world over the last six months. Rose Of Tralee Maria Walsh is taking all the responsibilities of the title in her stride and had to especially be on the ball on Friday morning to handle the array of excellent questions […]

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At the Churchill Players 'Springtime Variety Show' on in Siamsa Tire were, from left: Katie Ellard, Conor Ellard, Katie McCarthy, Clodagh Ellard and Micheal Ellard. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Churchill Players Remember Former Member With ‘Springtime Show’

March 1, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL Drama Players Group paid tribute to the late Tommy Brosnan on Friday and Saturday night. The Group,  celebrated their 25th anniversary, by bringing their “Springtime Variety Show” to Siamsa Tire and it was all in honour of Tommy, who was such a prominent member of the Group down the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 28, 2015 at 8:03 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… Though the weather doesn’t feel like it, the first signs that Spring is around the corner are beginning to show. If […]

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Put Your Feet On The Peat In Siamsa Tíre

Put Your Feet On The Peat In Siamsa Tíre

February 28, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

  Siamsa Tíre opened its doors to a new exhibition this week where the entire floor is covered with 3,000 peat briquettes. The exhibition officially opened yesterday (Friday) and will run until March 27.  In it, Sue Morris looks at ideas of domestic need and luxury in the context of our […]

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Kerry Hospice And Recovery Haven To Benefit From Mountain Climb

Kerry Hospice And Recovery Haven To Benefit From Mountain Climb

February 27, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

  The ‘Strickeen Mountain Climb’, now in its third year of operation will be raising funds for two Kerry based organisations when it takes place on March 7. Recovery Haven, which is a cancer support house/group is based here in Tralee and the Kerry Hospice Foundation will benefit greatly from […]

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VIDEO: Tralee College Prepares For Its Open Day

VIDEO: Tralee College Prepares For Its Open Day

February 27, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

  AN open day for ‘Kerry College of Further Education’ (KCFE)will be held at the college in Clash, Tralee on March 5, from 11am-7pm. The event is being geared toward school leavers, those who are unemployed and those who might be looking for a possible change in career direction. The open day […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands Featured On TG4 Show

Tralee Bay Wetlands Featured On TG4 Show

February 27, 2015 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

  Tralee Bay Wetlands featured in the TG4 documentary ‘Duiche’ last night highlighting the exciting work and projects that are taking place there. While it wasn’t its first time on the box, another moment in the national spotlight can only have benefitted the centre and boosted its ever increasing tourism factor. The […]

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Six Things To Do This Weekend

Six Things To Do This Weekend

February 27, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

It’s time for that wonderful time of the week again, where we suggest all the things that you have to do this weekend…or just things that we think are fun anyway. Here we go again… FRIDAY  1. PARENTS, ever fancied yourself a catwalk model? Or if there are any budding catwalk stars at […]

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Tralee Woman Prepares For Gruelling Indoor ‘Ironman’ For Charity

Tralee Woman Prepares For Gruelling Indoor ‘Ironman’ For Charity

February 26, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  MOST of us recoil from the idea of any sort of exercise that could be described as gruelling, while some might not even know what an ‘Ironman’ is. All of this is certainly not the case for Tralee woman, Alison Reidy. She is currently preparing to go toe-to-toe with […]

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200 Mercy Mounthawk girl students take part in 'Black Wednesday'. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mounthawk Students Stage ‘Black Wednesday’ As Part Of ‘Malala’ Week

February 26, 2015 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

  MERCY Mounthawk demonstrated their illustrious history in the area of campaigning and charity on Wednesday. The ‘Mercy Mounthawk Justice and Peace Group’ kicked off their latest campaign to raise awareness about those in the world who are denied an education. The ‘Justice and Peace Group’ is one that aims to […]

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David Moran, Rhona Abbey, EY, Niamh Horgan, Sunshine and Umbrellas, 
and Tommy Walsh at the launch of the Sunshine & Umbrellas to host a star studded fashion show at the Clarion Hotel, Cork on March 20.

Tralee GAA Stars Lend A Hand To Worthy Rebel Cause

February 26, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA star David Moran and Tommy Walsh may be helping the Kingdom against Cork in the league encounter on March 8, but they’ll be behind a worthy Rebel cause two weeks later. The Tralee men donned the red and white of Cork to help launch the Ernst and Young Sunshine & […]

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Kerry Business Womens Network To Host Special Event In Ballygarry

Kerry Business Womens Network To Host Special Event In Ballygarry

February 25, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  BALLYGARRY House Hotel is preparing to play host to a very special event on Thursday March 5, as the Kerry Business Womens Network (KBWN) arrives at the venue for their conference. The KBWN’s conference will be entitled “Agents of Change–Empowering Women through Education” where there will be keynote speeches […]

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