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Cathal Flaherty, Eve O'Donoghue and Brendan Fuller at the Radio Kerry Staff Summer BBQ at The Courtyard in Benners Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Radio Kerry Staff Celebrate 25 Years On Air At Summer BBQ

July 12, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away in The Courtyard of Benners Hotel as Radio Kerry threw a summer barbecue for staff to celebrate a marvellous milestone. On Tuesday, the Kerry institution turns 25 with a series of celebrations and competitions planned over the next few weeks. Continued below… Of course a company […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Dish For All The Runners Out There

The Chef’s Table: A Dish For All The Runners Out There

July 12, 2015 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies, has a tasty dish for runners!… With Run Killarney taking place next weekend and the Rose of Tralee 10k a month away, I thought I would share a tasty dish that will be great for the days coming up to the […]

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VIDEO: New Single From Tralee Man’s Band Launched In Cork

VIDEO: New Single From Tralee Man’s Band Launched In Cork

July 11, 2015 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLINORIG man, Gary Keane, along with his group, White Boys, launched their first single in Cork on Friday night. The single launch took place in the Savoy in Cork City as part of the after party of Chic’s, Live at the Marquee, show. The name of the single that Gary […]

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PHOTOS: ‘Home And Away’ Star Calls Into St John Of Gods On Kerry Visit

PHOTOS: ‘Home And Away’ Star Calls Into St John Of Gods On Kerry Visit

July 11, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

AN Australian soap star was in Kerry yesterday and people got pretty excited. Nic Westaway, who plays Kyle Braxton in Home And Away, was making a personal appearance at The Stretford End Bar in Causeway last night. Continued below… But he also found time to call into St John of […]

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Irish Stars Come Down For Summer Cabaret Season In The Gleneagle

Irish Stars Come Down For Summer Cabaret Season In The Gleneagle

July 11, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE famous Gleneagle Summer Cabaret returns this July and August and this year as always features the best of Irish entertainment. Every night from July through August the legendary Gleneagle Hotel Ballroom is occupied by a stalwart of the Irish entertainment industry. Brendan Shine returns every Tuesday night to help […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Man Voices Epic Poem To Conor McGregor Ahead Of Saturday’s Fight

VIDEO: Tralee Man Voices Epic Poem To Conor McGregor Ahead Of Saturday’s Fight

July 10, 2015 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE-BASED musician has written, voiced and uploaded quite the epic lyrical tribute to UFC star Conor McGregor ahead of his massive bout against Chad Mendes in Las Vegas this weekend. Noel McAuliffe, from Knocknagoshel but living here in town, is obviously a massive fan of the Dublin-born fighter and in […]

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Tralee Man Helps UCD To Famous Win In The Europa League

Tralee Man Helps UCD To Famous Win In The Europa League

July 10, 2015 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man played his part on the big stage of European football in helping his UCD side advance to the next round of the Europa League as they defeated F91 Dudelange on away goals last night. Gary O’Neill, who is originally from Caherslee, is an ex-Wolverhampton Wanderers and Port Vale FC […]

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Four Things To Get Up To For The Weekend

Four Things To Get Up To For The Weekend

July 10, 2015 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

  It’s the calm before the storm of the replay next weekend, but there’s still a whole host of things in town or just a short drive away for you to enjoy over the next few days… FRIDAY 1. A Braxton in Causeway: A star of one of the longest running soaps on […]

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VIDEO: Tadhg Dances A Jig All Over The Kingdom In Bid For €5,000 Prize

VIDEO: Tadhg Dances A Jig All Over The Kingdom In Bid For €5,000 Prize

July 9, 2015 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  TADHG Fleming is well known in Tralee social media circles thanks to the many videos on his facebook page. One of the Tralee man’s most recent clips required a lot more effort though, as in his bid to win €5,000 first prize in a Radio Kerry competition, he travelled the length […]

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Launching the 'Walk For Autism' in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School, were from left: Anne O'Keeffe, Joan O'Keefe and Ellen O'Rahilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Crowds Hoped For At Walk 4 Autism This Sunday

July 9, 2015 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Walk 4 Autism’ (see previous story here) is gearing up to take place this weekend and it’s hoped a large crowd will take part in the fundraising event at John Mitchels GAA grounds on Sunday, July 12 at 1pm. Joan O’Keeffe, the organiser behind the walk is hoping that the the 5km walk/run […]

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Five Kilometre Endurance Race Is On Its Way To Ballyheigue

Five Kilometre Endurance Race Is On Its Way To Ballyheigue

July 9, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

NEXT month will see the arrival of one of the toughest endurance races in the country with ‘Sandstorm’ all set to take place on Ballyheigue Beach on August 29 at 10am. The Spin South West event will encapsulate over 5km of obstacle courses that are designed to test the endurance […]

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Local Rose Of Tralee Escort To Hold Fundraising Quiz

Local Rose Of Tralee Escort To Hold Fundraising Quiz

July 9, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man is getting all set to host his very fundraising table quiz night next week as he looks to raise funds and sponsorship as part of his efforts as a Rose of Tralee escort in this year’s festival…as well as helping out a local community group. Shane Kenny will hold […]

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VIDEO: Christy Moore To Perform At Ballyroe In August

VIDEO: Christy Moore To Perform At Ballyroe In August

July 8, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

NEXT month will see the ever popular and legendary singer/songwriter Christy Moore take to the stage to perform a concert for his Kerry fans in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on August 28. The Kildare-born singer Christy, who always gives a fantastic and highly energetic show will be no doubt performing many […]

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Is The Old Oak Premises To Reopen As A Music Venue?

Is The Old Oak Premises To Reopen As A Music Venue?

July 8, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is speculation that a former pub on Rock Street is to reopen in the coming months as a music venue. The Old Oak Bar closed 10 years ago and the building has been idle since. However, last week, workmen moved in and there is work ongoing at the premises. Local sources say the […]

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VIDEO: See Spielberg Classics For Free On The Big Screen In Town Park

VIDEO: See Spielberg Classics For Free On The Big Screen In Town Park

July 7, 2015 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Town Park will host fantastic free nights of movie entertainment as ‘Summer Open Air Cinema’ comes to town on Friday, July 17 and again on Saturday, August 22. Steven Spielberg’s classics ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark’ and ‘Close Encounters’ will be the movies screened in Tralee but other locations in the county will […]

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Philadelphia rose  Maria Walsh, Texas rose Cindy Crowell and Kentucky rose Claire Curran   at the Kerrygold International Rose Ball at the Rose of Tralee Festival Dome on Friday night.  Picture: Eye Focus

Rose Ball Set To Be Another Sell-Out Success

July 6, 2015 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE most glamorous night in Tralee’s social calendar is the Rose of Tralee International Rose Ball and tickets are now on sale for the event which takes place on Friday, August 14. Preceded by a champagne reception, the award-winning Brook Catering will once again serve up a feast fit […]

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PHOTOS: Social Media Gave Us Some Great Images From Yesterday’s Match

PHOTOS: Social Media Gave Us Some Great Images From Yesterday’s Match

July 6, 2015 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

There were some fantastic photos taken yesterday on social media to do with the match. Here’s a look at what you GAA fans were posting…  It certainly was a beautiful day for some real GAA sporting action, and we can do it all again in two weeks time. The rivalry was certainly […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 5, 2015 at 8:47 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 this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) These happy newlyweds were busy celebrating her recent wedding […]

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Three Places To Grab A Post-Match Bite Back In Tralee

Three Places To Grab A Post-Match Bite Back In Tralee

July 5, 2015 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN the matches in Killarney are over, you’ll probably have worked up a serious appetite (and no doubt a thirst!) after all that shouting. Well there’s no need to grab a fast food burger and chip on the run when you can hop straight back into the car and be back […]

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Out To Lunch: You Gotta Roll With It At Brudair’s

Out To Lunch: You Gotta Roll With It At Brudair’s

July 4, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

Brudair’s Coffee Shop Abbey Court SOMETIMES you just want something simple. I was in town on Friday with a few jobs to do, so I  needed a quick, simple lunch and a cup of tea. I left the car in the Tesco car park and while strolling down Abbeycourt I realised […]

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Mary Bowler, Aoife O'Dowd and Claire McEvoy at the Friends of Kerry General Hospital Night At The Dogs Fundraiser on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Crowds At Night At The Dogs For KGH

July 4, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Friends Of Kerry General Hospital’ held their annual fundraising night to help procure specialised equipment for use in the hospital at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. There was a large attendance there for 10 high class races on the cards for spectators and entertainment for the entire family on offer. GAA fans had […]

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Kerry Woman Wins Prestigious Hairdressing Award

Kerry Woman Wins Prestigious Hairdressing Award

July 4, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  A KERRY woman has scooped a top prize after being named the winner of the ‘Best Emerging Talent’ award in the ‘Photographic Best of the Best Hairdressers’ competition in Dublin last week. Twenty-one-year-old Maire Johnson from Ballydavid in Dingle, was awarded the title at the ceremony by a judging panel made of up […]

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Cliff Is Coming Back To Kerry

Cliff Is Coming Back To Kerry

July 3, 2015 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  HE’S one of the best known British popstars of the past 60 years and he’s on the way back to Kerry this September. Cliff Richard will celebrate his 75th birthday with a tour that takes in the INEC on Saturday, September 26, his first show there since 2009. The man has […]

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At the cahrity table quiz in aid of CROSS  charity and cancer research were from left: Sinead Kelleher, Joanne Allman and Kathleen Reidy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Joanne’s Table Quiz Is First Step In €3,000 Charity Goal

July 2, 2015 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first part of an epic fundraising effort for cancer research began on Thursday night with a table quiz in the Mall Tavern. In September, Ballymac woman, Joanne Allman, will take part in a 1,000k cycle along the Wild Atlantic Way as part of an effort to raise €3,000 for Cancer […]

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VIDEO: New Trailer For Steve Jobs Biopic Shows This Is Fassbender’s Biggest Role Yet

VIDEO: New Trailer For Steve Jobs Biopic Shows This Is Fassbender’s Biggest Role Yet

July 2, 2015 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new official trailer for Michael Fassbender’s upcoming ‘Steve Jobs’ biopic hit the internet on Wednesday and it looks like it could be one of the Kerry man’s biggest and best roles yet, judging by the clip (below). Following on from the teaser trailer in May, where we only got a […]

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FOOD FOCUS: Why Yummy Is Always At The Top For Food And Families

FOOD FOCUS: Why Yummy Is Always At The Top For Food And Families

July 2, 2015 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN Yummy Cafe Market opened in Tralee back in 2013, it was a breath of fresh air with its inventive food, cool interiors and a welcoming atmosphere for families. Sometimes a cafe or any business can lose its lustre, take its eye off the ball and slip in standards…but not Yummy! […]

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VIDEO: Siamsa Tire Will Show ‘My Old Lady’ As Part Of Silver Screening Campaign

VIDEO: Siamsa Tire Will Show ‘My Old Lady’ As Part Of Silver Screening Campaign

June 30, 2015 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  SIAMSA Tire will be hosting their next ‘Silver Screen’ outing this  Wednesday July 1, when ‘My Old Lady’ will be shown at 2pm. The film showing is all part of the silver screening campaign by Kerry Film Festival where during the first Wednesday of each month Kerry Film Festival presents […]

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Paidi O'Se to feature in RTE 'Legacy'.

Páidí’s ‘Legacy’ To Be Explored In RTE Show Tonight

June 30, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE story of Páidí Ó Sé takes centre stage on RTE One tonight as the life of the great Ventry man is set to be examined in the last episode of the current series of ‘Legacy’. The one hour programme, starting at 9.35pm, will look at the life of one of Gaelic football’s […]

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At the Blennervile National School 5k/10k Road Race, were from left: Emma Grainey, Zara Nolan, Leah Kelliher, Sinead Trant, Nicole Healy, Ellie Redmond. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sun And High Spirits For Blennerville National School Road Race

June 30, 2015 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE National School and the Run The Kingdom teamed for their annual road race together on Sunday and what a great morning it was. Hundreds of participants young and old came out in Blennerville on sunny day where after the race they were treated to a barbecue along with fun and games for […]

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VIDEO: Moyderwell Pupils Make Tribute To Radio Kerry In Bid To Win €5,000 Prize

VIDEO: Moyderwell Pupils Make Tribute To Radio Kerry In Bid To Win €5,000 Prize

June 30, 2015 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE pupils at Moyderwell had a busy end to the school year and were up to their video-making shenanigans again. They decided to enter a Radio Kerry birthday competition and created a video of their version of the hit song Cheerleader from OMI. “Great fun was had, and is an ideal way to […]

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