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Sonya Hogan, Mairead Enright, Tonya McGowan, Karen Best and Andrea Hogan at 'The Voice Of Tralee' contest in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ Entertains Crowds At Fels Point

June 29, 2015 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ on Saturday night. The fundraiser in aid of the Recovery Haven drew around 350 people who saw ‘The Supremes’ scoop the title (see previous story and photos here). Mary Higgins, Ann Drury Kahraman and Karyn Moriarty had the crowd in […]

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PHOTOS: Ladies Reign ‘Supreme’ At Voice Of Tralee

PHOTOS: Ladies Reign ‘Supreme’ At Voice Of Tralee

June 28, 2015 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE ladies reigned supreme last night at ‘The Voice Of Tralee’ contest in the Fels  Point Hotel. Karyn Moriarty, Ann Drury Kahraman and Mary Higgins, known as ‘The Supremes’, took the coveted prize in a fantastic night in aid of the Recovery Haven. Continued below… About 350 people packed the […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

June 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has a recipe for an Thai dish which can be cooked on the barbecue… Thai Chicken Satay Serves 4 Ingredients • 3 chicken fillets cut into small strips the size of your little finger. For the marinade: • 1 lemon […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 28, 2015 at 12:42 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 this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) Judith O’Hara, was in town shopping and took […]

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Amanda Griffin, Causeway, Bernard O'Connor and Jay Dalligan, Tralee, at the rock concert at the Wetlands on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Bands Rock The Wetlands On Saturday

June 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sky may have been gloomy but the atmosphere was altogether upbeat at the Wetlands on Saturday for a rock concert which was streamed live online. Artists from all over Kerry and beyond played on the island on the centre of the lake, while students from the Kerry ETB Broadcast, […]

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Lorraine Smith, Sharon Phelan, Phil Smith, Jimmy Smith, Honor Flynn, Fr.Pat Ahern, Seamus Smith at the launch of 'The Origins Of Step Dance' DVD in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Friday. Photo by Aislinn Whelan

PHOTOS: Launch Of ‘The Origins Of Kerry Step Dance’ DVD In The Brogue

June 28, 2015 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout last night in Kirby’s Brogue Inn for the launch of the new DVD ‘The Origins Of Kerry Step Dance’. The DVD, which shares the history of where modern Irish dance originated through a beautiful mix of music, dance and stories that will delight all lovers of the […]

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This season Bachelorette,   Kaitlyn Bristowe, in Ireland last April. Instagram.

Millions Of American TV Viewers To See Romantic Kerry Next Week

June 27, 2015 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S romantic charms could have US audiences gushing when it features in an episode of the hugely popular reality TV show ‘The Bachelorette’ Back in April, ‘The Bachelorette’ which is regularly watched by millions of people every week, was filmed in locations in Tralee and Killarney. Continued below… The ABC show […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Lads Recreate Grand Theft Auto Move

VIDEO: Tralee Lads Recreate Grand Theft Auto Move

June 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a given really that you shouldn’t be jumping out of cars at any point, but try telling this budding stuntman in the video below. Popular website, Joe.ie, put up a story yesterday (here) telling of Tralee lads, Nicholas O’Halloran and Ryan Lynch recreating a move that all Grand Theft Auto (GTA) game players […]

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Contestants and organisers of The Voice of Tralee 2015 in aid of Recovery Haven. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

June 26, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

It’s a really busy weekend in and around Tralee with loads of family entertainment to enjoy. Here’s six things you can get up to… FRIDAY 1. CELEBRATION OF LIGHT: Friday night will see the return of a very special event as Recovery Haven holds their now annual ‘Celebration of Light’ event at […]

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Chinese Cultural Festival For Tralee Next Month

Chinese Cultural Festival For Tralee Next Month

June 26, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

A CHINESE cultural festival will take place in Tralee next month centred around an exhibition and performance by a popular Chinese music group. The festival, taking place from July 25-19, will be attended by the vice governor of Zhejiang province, Jiwei Zheng and the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, Jianguo Xu, and will serve […]

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Night At The Dogs To Help Buy Hospital Equipment

Night At The Dogs To Help Buy Hospital Equipment

June 26, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Friends Of Kerry General Hospital’ are preparing to host their annual fundraising night to help procure specialised equipment for use in the hospital. The Benefit Night will be held on Friday, July 3 at the Tralee Greyhound Stadium, with 10 high class races on the cards for spectators, the first race starting at 7.55pm. […]

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Love/Hate Star To ‘Flip Burgers’ In Kerry This Weekend

Love/Hate Star To ‘Flip Burgers’ In Kerry This Weekend

June 25, 2015 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S the biggest show to ever come out of our shores and with rumours of a sixth Love/Hate series hitting our screens next year, the news that a major star is coming to Killorglin this weekend is sure to cause quite the reaction among his many fans. Robert Sheehan, famous for playing […]

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INEC And Artists Show Generosity By Putting On Mini-Festival For Great Causes

INEC And Artists Show Generosity By Putting On Mini-Festival For Great Causes

June 25, 2015 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE INEC may have rescued the weekend for some music festival goers to Killarney this weekend. The events centre has agreed to host a number of the Irish acts, previously lined up to play The Killarney Festival of Food and Music and proceeds will also go to two great causes – the Oncology […]

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Popular RTÉ Show To Enjoy The Services Of Tralee Hotelier

Popular RTÉ Show To Enjoy The Services Of Tralee Hotelier

June 25, 2015 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL local hotelier is set to appear on our screens during the next season of ‘At Your Service’. Padraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry House Hotel will soon be teaming up with the popular hotelier and TV presenter, Francis Brennan, for an episode of the show, which will air when the new season begins […]

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Wetlands Rock Concert To Be Broadcast Live Online

Wetlands Rock Concert To Be Broadcast Live Online

June 25, 2015 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a lively affair at the Wetlands this Saturday as local students and bands get set to host a music concert that will be broadcast online. Students from the Kerry ETB Broadcast, Television and Production Class have been organising the event which is all set to take place in the Tralee […]

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Ballybeggan All Set For Great Racing And Family Entertainment This Weekend

Ballybeggan All Set For Great Racing And Family Entertainment This Weekend

June 25, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYBEGGAN is all set for the off at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championships this Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28. The event is now the largest Horse and Pony two day meet in the country and over the weekend it will shell out over €19,000 in prize money. The event, which […]

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It’s Off! Killarney Music Festival Is Cancelled

It’s Off! Killarney Music Festival Is Cancelled

June 24, 2015 at 6:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Killarney Festival Of Music and Food has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the organisers’ control. A spokeswomen for the festival said: “We are devastated that the festival has been cancelled – we did everything in our power to make it happen this weekend.” “We would like to extend […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Man On A Wire In Fence Jumping Fail

VIDEO: Tralee Man On A Wire In Fence Jumping Fail

June 24, 2015 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

WHAT were you thinking Pat? Tralee man, Pat Slattery, was away for the weekend in Donegal, where he was up at a rally, but he came crashing to the ground when he brashly attempted to clear a fence in one jump. The seeds of Pat’s demise were sown by his reluctance to carry out […]

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Contestants and organisers of The Voice of Tralee 2015 in aid of Recovery Haven. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Contestants Tune Up For ‘Voice Of Tralee’ This Weekend

June 24, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

CONTESTANTS are tuning up and the judges are preparing to be wowed as The ‘Voice Of Tralee’ comes closer. It’s set to be a fantastic event for the excellent cause of the Recovery Haven and organisers have detailed what guests will enjoy for their €20 admission to the contest. Taking place […]

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Timothy V Murphy in True Detective.

Tim Shares Screen With Vince Vaughn In ‘True Detective’ Season Two Opener

June 23, 2015 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

OAKPARK native, Timothy V Murphy, last night appeared alongside Vince Vaughn, in the highly anticipated Season 2 premiere of ‘True Detective’. In the critically-acclaimed series, Tim plays a Russian gangster who orchestrates a shady deal with Vince Vaughn’s character in episode 1. The former ‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor, will appear in six out […]

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Tralee Dynamos Player Signs Three Year Contract With Brighton & Hove Albion

Tralee Dynamos Player Signs Three Year Contract With Brighton & Hove Albion

June 23, 2015 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Dynamos player has seen his hard work and talent pay off after he recently signed a four year contract to join English side Brighton & Hove Albion. Sixteen year-old Rian O’Sullivan from Camp has just completed his Junior Certificate at Mercy Mounthawk, but there’s no time to rest up […]

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Killarney Music Festival Moves To The Racecourse

Killarney Music Festival Moves To The Racecourse

June 23, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Killarney Festival of Music & Food has announced that it will relocate from Killarney House Demesne to Killarney Racecourse. In a statement released this morning, the organisers do not give any reason why the festival has been relocated, but thanked the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht for working […]

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Possible Venue Change For Killarney Music Festival

Possible Venue Change For Killarney Music Festival

June 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Killarney Festival of Music and Food, which is due to take place this coming weekend, is looking for a new venue. The organisers expected crowds of up to 36,000 to attend the two-day event in Killarney House Demesne according to their licence application to Kerry County Council. However, […]

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DVD On ‘The Origins Of Kerry Step Dance’ To Be Launched In The Brogue

DVD On ‘The Origins Of Kerry Step Dance’ To Be Launched In The Brogue

June 22, 2015 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  FANS of the art of step dancing will want to make note of June 26 on their calendars, with the launch of a new DVD showcasing its origins in Kerry. The film which is called ‘The Origins Of Kerry Step Dance’ will be launched at a night being hosted by […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

June 21, 2015 at 9:12 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) Brendan points the way westwards. Cian McGarry was in […]

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Magic Returns To Kilflynn For Enchanted Fairy Festival

Magic Returns To Kilflynn For Enchanted Fairy Festival

June 21, 2015 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive hit last year with over 3,000 visitors, so it’s no surprise to see the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival return next weekend. Celebrating all things magical for children and adults alike, the festival is taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 27/28. The Kilflynn Fairy Council have again […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

June 21, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies tosses some delicious salad recipes together for summer days… Be creative with your salads and use as much seasonal produce as you can. A few tips for tasty salads; • Wash and dry your salad leaves. A salad spinner is a great […]

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Paul Stephenson, Kieran Donaghy, Gary and Harvey Brosnan, Jimmy and Denise O'Sullivan and Neil O'Shea at the Kerry GAA Night Of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Stars Come Out For Night Of Champions

June 20, 2015 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE crowd came out for the Kerry GAA Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night with the stars of the pas year in both codes lending a hand. There was a lot of silverware on display after a great 12 months for our hurlers and footballers and many of […]

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Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

June 20, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

No.4 On The Square The Square YOU’VE got to hand it to the people in No.4 On The Square; they know their interiors. There’s been a lot of work going on over the past couple of months at the former Nightjar/Ruairis/Jack’s (remember Jack’s!) and the results are very impressive. Gone […]

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O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

O’Brennan NS Pupils Rock Out At Fundraising Day

June 19, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  O’BRENNAN NS in Kielduff showed their caring side on Wednesday when they held a successful fundraising day, with a local rock band providing the entertainment. The day kicked off with a bake sale run by Sixth Class with money raised going  towards buying musical instruments for the school. Continued below… Then the Third […]

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