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Taste Of Tralee Food Fair To Be Held In Manor This Weekend

May 13, 2015 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Taste Of Tralee Food Fair’ will once again be hosted by Manor West Retail Park this weekend. The event will be taking place from 12pm to 6pm on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 all in the main shopping Mall in Manor West Retail Park. Visitors will enjoy various samples […]

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Fantastic Entertainment Planned For New Summer Park Family Festival

Fantastic Entertainment Planned For New Summer Park Family Festival

May 12, 2015 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW ‘Féile Na mBláth’ festival is set to take place this summer with a whole host of fantastic entertainment lined up in mid-June. It will form part of the 2015 Park Family Festival and will take place in Tralee town park on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14. […]

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Glenderry NS To Host Fundraising Night At Greyhound Track

May 12, 2015 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

  GLENDERRY NS in Ballyheigue will be holding a fundraising night at the Kingdom Greyhound Track this month as they look to raise much needed funds for the development of their new astroturf pitch. The night will be taking place from 7.10pm on May 23 at the track with a great […]

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John Waters To Speak At ‘No’ Vote Information Meeting In Tralee

John Waters To Speak At ‘No’ Vote Information Meeting In Tralee

May 12, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE will be an information night for the ‘No’ vote campaign in the forthcoming referendum, held in the Fels Point Hotel this Thursday May 14. The night, which will start at 8pm, will be hosted by the leading Kerry group campaigning for a ‘No’ vote, ‘Mothers and Fathers Matter Kerry’, […]

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Aqua Dome Launches New Website

Aqua Dome Launches New Website

May 12, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE Aqua Dome Tralee has launched its brand new website under the water of the Falling Rapids to coincide with its 21st birthday this Thursday. The tourist attraction, which welcomed its 4,000,000th visitor earlier this year, has streamlined its online look with a view to attracting millions more water and fun lovers from […]

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Rose Festival To Extend To Week Long Event With 70 Roses And Extra TV Night In 2016

Rose Festival To Extend To Week Long Event With 70 Roses And Extra TV Night In 2016

May 11, 2015 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose of Tralee Festival will be extended to a week long Festival from 2016 onwards with 70 Rose contestants taking part and an extra night’s TV coverage. More Roses, more Rose Escorts, more Rose Buds, more entertainment, more family fun and more visitors can only mean that Tralee will […]

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At the Kingdom County Fair, were from left: Lily Landers Commane, Jackie Landers and Mia Landers Commane, . Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kingdom County Fair Visitors Make The Most Of A Damp Day

May 11, 2015 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Kingdom County Fair took place on Sunday afternoon in a deluge of torrential rain which organisers could have done without. Still, despite the conditions, hundreds of people were not going to let the weather spoil one of the best family day’s out in the county. Speaking to one of the organisers, Mary […]

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8/4/2015. NO REPRO FEE. Frank Kelly, Tony Daly and Ron Consenheim at the launch of #PaintMyPub, in association with Sandtex and Crown Paints. This new campaign is calling on the people of Ireland to nominate a pub in their area that's in need of an exterior make-over by posting a photo to Crown Paints Ireland's Facebook page or tweeting it to @CrownPaintsIRL with the hashtag #PaintMyPub. Four perfectly imperfect pubs, one per province, will each win an incredible exterior make-over courtesy of Sandtex. For more, visit www.sandtex.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

Does Your Local Pub Need A Lick Of Paint?

May 10, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’S no easy way to tell your publican that the exterior of their establishment is looking a bit shabby. But with a new competition you could win them a free lick of paint and a Spanish holiday for yourself! #PaintMyPub, the latest campaign from Sandtex Masonry Paint and Crown Paints Ireland, […]

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Kerry Schools To Take Part In ‘Walk To School Week’

Kerry Schools To Take Part In ‘Walk To School Week’

May 10, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

  SCHOOLS all around the county and country are getting ready to take part in a national campaign this coming week to promote the benefits of physical activity on a school journey. Starting on May 11 and running until May 15, there will be a ‘National WOW (Walk on Wednesday) Day’ […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 10, 2015 at 11:18 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) Sean Desmond took this spectacular photo near Tralee Golf […]

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PHOTOS:  Glamour From The Kerry Rose Selection

PHOTOS: Glamour From The Kerry Rose Selection

May 10, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose selection was a stylish affair last night, with Julett Culloty from Kilcummin chosen to represent Kerry in the Rose of Tralee this August. All the Rose contestants looked very glamorous at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on the night and we were there at the reception to capture the […]

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Michael Flatley was on hand to support this year’s HB Hazelbrook Farm Ice Cream Fundays Campaign in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland.  He was joined by 4 year old Grace Prendergast, Youghal, Cork and 5 year old Ava Ann Barry, Fermoy, Cork. The HB Hazelbrook Farm Ice Cream Fundays Campaign is to encourage people across Ireland to organise their own ice cream party this summer to raise much needed funds for DSI. To get involved simply lo-call 1890 37 37 37 or register online at www.downsyndrome.ie to receive your party pack, which includes vouchers for free HB Hazelbrook Farm ice cream. 
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Call For Kerry People To Host Ice Cream Parties In Aid Of Down Syndrome

May 10, 2015 at 1:58 am Comments are Disabled

  THE people of Kerry have been called upon to hold their own ice cream parties with the aim of raising much needed funds for ‘Down Syndrome Ireland’ (DSI). Michael Flatley was on hand recently to support the launch of the new ‘Fundays Campaign’ that is being organised by HB Hazelbrook […]

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And The New Kerry Rose Is…Julett Culloty

And The New Kerry Rose Is…Julett Culloty

May 10, 2015 at 12:21 am Comments are Disabled

  THE new Kerry Rose is Julett Culloty from Kilcummin. Julett was delighted and shocked to hear her name called out by host Dáithí Ó Sé on Saturday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Hundreds packed the venue where Dáithí interviewed all the contestants who all gave stellar performances on […]

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Out To Lunch: Make A Dash To The Ashe

Out To Lunch: Make A Dash To The Ashe

May 9, 2015 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

The Gastro Bar And Restaurant The Ashe Hotel SO we’re back with our lunch reviews. After running out of places to review a couple of months ago, suddenly we have had The Ashe Hotel, Benners Hotel and Coffee Start on The Mall open recently, giving us somewhere new to go. I […]

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Six Businesses You’d Miss Around Tralee

Six Businesses You’d Miss Around Tralee

May 9, 2015 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

In the wake of new businesses like Quarters, The Ashe Hotel and Benners opening in town, we got in touch with our feminine side (ok, we asked some women we know!) to reflect on some much missed places which have closed over the years… Woolworths Okay, so you have to be at least over 40 to remember […]

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VIDEO: New York’s Finest Kerry Fan Does Donaghy’s ‘Whaddya Think Of That?’ Line

VIDEO: New York’s Finest Kerry Fan Does Donaghy’s ‘Whaddya Think Of That?’ Line

May 8, 2015 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER the guy who upstaged Anna Wintour at the Met Gala earlier this week in his Kerry jersey? He was later revealed to be Clayton James, a regular visitor to Dingle over the past 25 years, who bought the shirt last year in Garvey’s. Well Brian O’Connell has posted a […]

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The ‘YES’ Bus Is Coming To Tralee And Killarney Next Week

The ‘YES’ Bus Is Coming To Tralee And Killarney Next Week

May 8, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Yes For Equality Bus’ will be rolling into both Tralee and Killarney next Wednesday May 13 as it steps up its campaign ahead of the vote on May 22. It will be taking place in The Square here in town from 11.30am-1.30pm and then will be moving onto Killarney […]

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at the information meeting for the Kerry Rose 2015 contestants in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Seven Things To Do In Town This Weekend

May 8, 2015 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

The bank holiday weekend has come and gone, so many of us will have to make do with just the two days off…here’s a few ways to spend your time…  FRIDAY 1. Running from Thursday, May 7 to Saturday, May 9 at the ‘R Block’ at IT Tralee North Campus, final year […]

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Michael Daly on 'Greenlawn Butterfly' takes flight at the Kingdom County Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Thousands To Flock To Ballybeggan For Kingdom County Fair

May 7, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers are prepared for another huge crowd at the Kingdom County Fair this weekend. Celebrating its 66th year with over €50,000 in prize money and trophies the fair takes place this Sunday at Ballybeggan Racecourse, Tralee. Showcasing the best of family entertainment, it will be a family-oriented day with a Mobile Animal […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

May 7, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Swimming Club are set to take the plunge this weekend as they get ready to take part in what will be Kerry’s first ever ‘Darkness Into Light Swim’ with funds from this going towards Pieta House. Tralee is amongst the few locations in Kerry that will not be […]

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At the photo-call to announce details of the forthcoming annual two day Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting, which will be held on Sunday 31st of May and Monday 1st of June were (from left) organiser of Ladies Day, Eilish Stack, with Listowel based models Brenda Heffernan and Shauna Lynch.  This year, Ladies Day will be judged by top Irish stylist and TV personality, Marietta Doran and Kerry Football Star, Shane Enright and there is a total prize fund of €5,000 sponsored by Listowel town businesses and publicans. Admission is €15.00, OAP / Students: €7 and children under 16 are free. Generous group, corporate, sports clubs and pre booking discounts also available. For more information, visit www.listowelraces.ie

Prize Fund Of €5,000 For Listowel Races Ladies Day

May 7, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Listowel Races are back this June and ladies are set to turn on the style with a €5,000 prize fund up for grabs. Details were announced this week of the forthcoming annual two day Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting which will be held at the scenic race […]

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VIDEO: Gary Funks Up Hozier And Goes Viral Again

May 6, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE musician, Gary Keane, has produced a cover version of Hozier’s, ‘Take me to Church’ as part of the cork based neo-soul duo White Boys and it’s getting a lot of attention (see video below). Gary and his partner in funk, Eoin Walsh, who is from Cork, have knocked […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2015 Contestants

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2015 Contestants

May 6, 2015 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Rose  2015 selection night takes place this Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. But who are the ladies taking part? Let’s meet them… AILEEN HURLEY SPONSORED BY VERO MODA Aileen currently works as a sales assistant in Vero Moda Tralee. She has a keen interest in fashion and enjoys […]

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Kerry Jersey Makes An Appearance At The Met Gala

Kerry Jersey Makes An Appearance At The Met Gala

May 5, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW fashion trend is no doubt all set to sweep towards world domination after it made its debut in the 2015 MET Gala in New York last night. With stars such as George Clooney, Beyonce, Rihanna and Cara Delevingne all present at the awards, an annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan […]

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Tralee Writer Shortlisted For Hot Press Competition

Tralee Writer Shortlisted For Hot Press Competition

May 4, 2015 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE student has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Hot Press ‘Write Here, Write Now’  competition. Kerry is represented in the third-level category by David O’Donoghue for Tralee. The prize for the overall winners includes an internship at Hot Press.   “There was a huge level of interest in the […]

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Clare Foran, Amy McLoughlin, Kayleigh Muntzer and Sarah Griffin at the opening night of Quarters Nightclub on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Quarters Opening Night

May 4, 2015 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S newest nightclub opened its doors on Saturday night and the place was packed. We were in Quarters to capture the atmosphere as people flocked to the venue in Godfrey Place for a look. Scroll down for photos…

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Denise McKenzie, Michelle Quinlan, Aoife McDonnell and Jennifer Conway  at the opening night of Quarters Nightclub on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Party People Pack Quarters On Opening Night

May 3, 2015 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A CAPACITY crowd rocked the opening night of Quarters Nightclub at Godfrey Place on Saturday. After much anticipation over the past few weeks, the doors opened at 9pm where Q14 played a gig in Quarters Live. At 11pm the large queue of people lining up were allowed in to get […]

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Joanne Fitzgerald, Anne Brosnan and Gary Normoyle finishing the BWildered Challenge last year. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Muddy Morning’s Work At ‘BWildered’ Challenge

May 3, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a gruelling but satisfying morning/afternoon for about 250 brave souls who took a unique challenge on Saturday morning. The ‘B-Wildered – The John Lenihan Wilderness Challenge’, sponsored by Lee Strand, with proceeds going to Ballymacelligott GAA Club, took place from 11am at Glanageenty, and it was deemed a very […]

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Paul Galvin Is The Head Off This 19th Century Russian Writer

Paul Galvin Is The Head Off This 19th Century Russian Writer

May 3, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  SO you think Paul Galvin grew that beard because he’s a slave to hipster fashion, eh? And his decision to write a book was an off-the-cuff desire to tell the real story behind the enigmatic Lixnaw character? Well thanks to a photo posted on Facebook by a friend of TraleeToday.ie, […]

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Vital Family Fun Day To Raise Funds For Shanakill Resource Centre

Vital Family Fun Day To Raise Funds For Shanakill Resource Centre

May 3, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE’LL be a fantastic family fun day held in Shanakill later this month to raise vital funds for the local resource centre. The Shanakill Family Resource Centre will be buzzing with activity on May 15 to celebrate the ‘Day of Families’ kicking off at 2pm with a BBQ, bouncy […]

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