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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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were, from left: Alison Roche, Kevin Riordan and Helen Parker. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Recovery Haven To Hold A ‘Mods & Minis’ Fashion Show For Charity

February 25, 2015 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

PARENTS, ever fancied yourself a catwalk model? Or if there are any budding catwalk stars at home, they take note as your lucky day might the corner. ‘Recovery Haven Cancer Support House’ along with CH Chemists and Mods & Minis from here in town are preparing to host a fundraising fashion […]

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Tralee Rugby Club Fundraiser To Help Replace Stolen Floodlights

Tralee Rugby Club Fundraiser To Help Replace Stolen Floodlights

February 25, 2015 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

  Tralee Rugby Football Club are preparing to host a fundraising night on Friday, March 6 at 9pm in an effort to raise much needed funds for the club. The event will be a race night that will be held in O’Donnells Bar in Mounthawk with cash prizes on offer […]

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VIDEO: Kilfynn Prepares For Inaugural Soap Box Derby Race

VIDEO: Kilfynn Prepares For Inaugural Soap Box Derby Race

February 24, 2015 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

  PEOPLE of a certain age may remember the ‘Wacky Races’ cartoon show that entertained us growing up. Well, a village in Kerry has taken it upon themselves to stage their very own version of the show…well, sort of! The Kilfynn Soap Box Derby is only days away (it will take place on Sunday, March […]

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Ballyheigue Man Dresses Elsa From ‘Frozen’ At The Oscars

Ballyheigue Man Dresses Elsa From ‘Frozen’ At The Oscars

February 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYHEIGUE designer Don O’Neill had one his designs worn by a big star at an Oscars party last night. The successful fashion designer based in New York tweeted the photo below of Oscar winner, Idina Menzel (better known as the voice of Elsa from ‘Frozen) at the Vanity Fair Oscar […]

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Duran Duran Are Coming To Killarney…Settle Down Now Ladies!

Duran Duran Are Coming To Killarney…Settle Down Now Ladies!

February 23, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

  AS TV show host, Jonanthan Ross, beautifully put it when introducing them a couple of years back; they helped many women get through puberty and now they’re helping that same generation through the menopause. Yes, those flag-bearers of 80s pop, Duran Duran, are coming to Kerry this summer and […]

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Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

Giddy Up To The Fels Point For Cheltenham Preview Charity Night

February 23, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S still more than two weeks to the off, but punters, bookies and publicans are already rubbing their hands with glee at the thought of the racing extravaganza that is Cheltenham. But if you want to wipe the smile off your bookies face, there’s an event in the Fels […]

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At the Kerry School of Music table quiz were, from left: Catriona  Fitzmaurice, Doireann O'Carroll, Muireann O'Mahony, Anna Otto, Amy Quagani. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Quiz Boffins Enjoy Kerry School Of Music Event In The Brogue

February 23, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry School of music hosted a table quiz in the Brogue Inn on Friday night in aid of funds for the school. A great turn out was there on the night with the mic in the capable hands of school principal, Aidan O’Carroll who tested the knowledge of the […]

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Churchill Players To Remember Tommy With ‘Springtime Show’

February 22, 2015 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL Drama Players Group will pay tribute to their great departed friend and colleague, the late Tommy Brosnan next weekend. The Group, which is celebrating their 25th anniversary, is bringing their “Springtime Variety Show” to Siamsa Tire on Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28 and it’s all in honour of Tommy, […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 22, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

  Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… Cian Hoban was out enjoying the sun and clear skies from a boat out in Banna over the weekend. Cia, declared her love for […]

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VIDEO: Fels Point Hotel All Set To Welcome Coronation Street Stars Next Weekend

VIDEO: Fels Point Hotel All Set To Welcome Coronation Street Stars Next Weekend

February 22, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget that there’s still time to book your tickets for the Coronation Street night Fels Point Hotel this Saturday, February 28. The actors who play the characters, Owen Armstrong and Gary Windass, will be appearing there on the first date on their nationwide tour of their new ‘Gary and Owen Men at […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

February 22, 2015 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies has a recipe for fantastic fish cakes… Thai food is one of my favourite foods to cook.  It is so unique in taste as you often have salty, sweet, spicy and citrusy in one dish. Thai fish cakes are simple […]

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The Aqua Dome's 4,000,000th visitors Kate and Cian McCarthy with Aqua Dome manager, Mags O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Celebrations As Aqua Dome Welcomes Its 4,000,000th Visitor

February 21, 2015 at 5:41 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT sense of anticipation was in the air just after 3pm on Friday as the staff of the Aqua Dome nervously waited to see who would be the 4,000,000th visitor through their doors. The balloons were in place at the entrance, the cake in place and the stage was set for the arrival […]

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Out To Lunch: Classy Darcy’s Is A Welcome Addition To Lunch Market

Out To Lunch: Classy Darcy’s Is A Welcome Addition To Lunch Market

February 21, 2015 at 5:41 am Comments are Disabled

Darcy’s Restaurant Barrack Lane TRALEE gets a bad rap when it comes to high-end restaurants. Everybody talks about the culinary delights of Dingle, Kenmare and Killarney and while it could be argued that there could be more high-end restaurants in a town of its size, we are still serviced by […]

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The Wailing Wall: St Patrick’s Day – An Oasis In The Desert Of Lent

The Wailing Wall: St Patrick’s Day – An Oasis In The Desert Of Lent

February 21, 2015 at 5:40 am Comments are Disabled

Johnnie Wall is looking forward to St Patrick’s Day, the bastion of relief in the middle of Lent… St Patrick’s Day. A day of celebration, an oasis in the desert that is Lent, the one day when it is officially OK to let loose on that repressed desire and longing, […]

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