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VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

November 26, 2014 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

STAR WARS fans are getting excited at the news that the official trailer for ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ will be out on Friday. However,  a fake teaser trailer appeared yesterday on YouTube and has garnered over 130,000 views, featuring Skellig Michael in it…for about a second! Regardless of […]

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VIDEO: Rev Up Your Casters! Time For Charity Office Chair Racing

VIDEO: Rev Up Your Casters! Time For Charity Office Chair Racing

November 26, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

FOR people who work in offices, the urge to fly around the place in an office chair, can be almost unbearable at times. For long time sufferers, there is a fantastic opportunity to get it all out of your system next month, when the first ever ‘Christmas Office Chair Racing […]

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Rachel Allen

Top TV Chef Rachel Allen To Visit Town This Week

November 26, 2014 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TV STAR and celebrity chef, Rachel Allen will be in Tralee this Friday . The TV star will be in town to officially open John Griffin Butchers in the Horan centre this Friday at 1pm. This will be a chance to meet the culinary queen we are more accustomed to seeing […]

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VIDEO: ‘Social Box TV’ Gets Tralee’s Opinions On All Things ‘Christmassy’

VIDEO: ‘Social Box TV’ Gets Tralee’s Opinions On All Things ‘Christmassy’

November 25, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

SO Christmas will officially kick-off on Saturday with the big parade through town. But when does Christmas really start? What are your favourite Christmas movies? When should you start buying presents? Well the girls at the Tralee-based, ‘Social Box TV’ Youtube channel, took to the streets to ask the people of […]

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VIDEO: Preparations In Place For A Perfect Parade On Saturday

VIDEO: Preparations In Place For A Perfect Parade On Saturday

November 25, 2014 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE stage is set for a super Saturday coming, as CH Chemists plan a fantastic day of entertainment in the town centre to kick off Christmas. Santa will be joined by Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh, Spiderman, characters from ‘Frozen’ and much more as the parade comes down from Rock […]

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PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Christmas Fashion Lunch For Charity

PHOTOS: Ladies Enjoy Christmas Fashion Lunch For Charity

November 24, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AN afternoon of fine food, wines and fashion took place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday afternoon, all for a good cause. The ‘Connect Kicks Off Christmas’ fashion event was attended by over 100 ladies with proceeds going towards the Kerry Cancer Support Services. Ladies were greeted on arrival with […]

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The contestants in the St Pat's 'Strictly Come Dancing' event which will be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday, December 5. Seated from left; Niamh Daly, Shauna Williams, Sharon Williams, Ann Connell, Siobhan Fleming, Cathriona O'Sullivan and Lana Marie Workman. Middle row; Nora Corridon, Luke Mulligan, Sean Hayes, Bernie O'Regan, Denise Shanahan, Paul Hanrahan, Pat O'Sullivan, Tim Daly, Geraldine O'Dowd and Chris Brennan. Back row; Richard Donnelly, Eoin Sayers, Dermot Waugh, David Kerins, Tom O'Connor and Mark Greer. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Find Out Who The Contestants Are In St Pat’s ‘Strictly’ Event

November 24, 2014 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be dancing room only in Ballyroe on December 5 as St Pat’s hold their second ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ fundraiser. The contestants in the sell-out event were revealed at Keane’s of Curraheen on Saturday night. This will be the second ‘Strictly’ event held by the club as the 12 nervous couples, who have been […]

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Victor McCullough, Francie Conway and Mossie Stack at the Troubadour Club, part of the Celebration of Christie Hennessy and Songwriting Weekend, in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christie Hennessy Festival Strikes The Right Note Again

November 23, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE feast of music that is the ‘Celebration Of  Christie Hennessy And Songwriting’ was another great success with large crowds attending the big events over the weekend. The Troubadour Club drew large crowds on Friday night with local and national talent on show, while an equally impressive audience of music lovers showed […]

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Chloe and Jill Collins with Santa who arrived at Manor West on Saturday afternoon to really kick off the Christmas celebrations at the Retail Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Santa Claus Arrives At Manor West

November 23, 2014 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement on Saturday afternoon as the great man himself, Santa Claus arrived in Manor West to really kick off the festive season at the retail park. There were huge crowds there for an afternoon of fun with free children’s entertainment including a puppeteer/magician and free balloons along with […]

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What If They Really Made ‘Stacks 2014: The Movie’?

What If They Really Made ‘Stacks 2014: The Movie’?

November 22, 2014 at 9:37 am 2 comments

SO a documentary about Austin Stacks winning the county championship this year is about to be released in time for Christmas. It got us thinking; What if there was a real movie made about the Austin Stacks journey to glory in 2014 and which Hollywood A-listers would play the main protagonists… Starring Jason Statham […]

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PHOTOS: Good Turnout For Annual Recovery Haven Table Quiz

PHOTOS: Good Turnout For Annual Recovery Haven Table Quiz

November 22, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven had their sixth annual table quiz on Thursday night in the Brogue Inn. Recovery Haven provide respite care for cancer sufferers and their families. The have recently bought a second house, next door to the main house in Killerisk. “Because of the need, it’s great to have a second […]

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Out To Lunch: Hake Is Worth The Wait

Out To Lunch: Hake Is Worth The Wait

November 22, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

The Pikeman Bar Grand Hotel, Denny Street THE grand old dame of Denny Street, eh? If you were to ask anyone in Tralee where they were to go to for an absolute ‘safe’ option for lunch, chances are they’d send you to The Grand. Of course, this is a compliment […]

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Incredible December Line-Up Of Concerts At The INEC

Incredible December Line-Up Of Concerts At The INEC

November 22, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

MUSIC fans will be to the INEC next month as  Killarney venue has some serious artists coming to town over the festive period. Dubbed ‘A Christmas Carnival’, some of the biggest names in Irish music will appear at the venue as part of the Christmas schedule and the gigs are selling out […]

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Kevin Healy, Jonathan Lynch and Paul O'Connor with the Bishop Moynihan Cup and the FA Cup at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The FA Cup Was Back In Town During The Week

November 22, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE town had another visit last week from the FA Cup, thanks to member of the local Arsenal Supporters Club, Tony Monaghan. Again, it wasn’t the ‘real’ one (see previous story here) that was presented to Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen earlier this year in Wembley, but a replica trophy. Continued […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

At The Omniplex: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

November 22, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ By John Lyons BACK in 2012, I was reluctantly dragged to see the first Hunger Games film, based on the popular series of books by Suzanne Collins (at the time, I had REALLY wanted to see the new animated pirates film by Aardman). […]

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Celebration Of Christie Hennessy Is A Treat For Music Fans

Celebration Of Christie Hennessy Is A Treat For Music Fans

November 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE CHRISTIE Hennessy Celebration  is upon us once again and takes place over the weekend in the Fels Point Hotel. It’s a great two days of music from artists from Tralee and beyond. Here is a run down of what’s in store for music fans in town. Friday  Troubadour Club, Fels […]

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VIDEO: Son Returns From Oz After Three Years To Surprise His Tralee Mammy

VIDEO: Son Returns From Oz After Three Years To Surprise His Tralee Mammy

November 21, 2014 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something special. A Tralee mother got a shock last Saturday night, when her son came back from Australia after three years and surprised her at her workplace (see video below). Susan Curran was working in Cassidy’s Restaurant at the time when her workmates, who were in on the surprise, […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 21, 2014 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

The weather is supposed to brighten up, so there’s no excuse for vegging in front of the telly at the weekend. There’s loads to get up to… Friday 1. Celebrate Christie There’s a fantastic festival going on today and tomorrow at the Fels Point Hotel celebrating one of our town’s […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 21, 2014 at 9:33 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… The mornings this time of year really can be beautiful. On Monday, Bangini7, was around to capture the early fog lift off the Town Park. […]

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Billy Tells Us Where He Took That Award-Winning Photo From

Billy Tells Us Where He Took That Award-Winning Photo From

November 20, 2014 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

THE photographer who took that award-winning photo of Tralee lit up by fireworks during the festival told how he waited up in Listellick to get the shot. Many people who have seen the photo were confused as to which part of the surrounding area the shot was taken from but […]

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PHOTOS: Circus Festival Provides A Boost For Town Once Again

PHOTOS: Circus Festival Provides A Boost For Town Once Again

November 19, 2014 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

CIRCUS performers from all over flocked to Tralee last weekend as part of the annual National Circus Fesitval, which is held exclusively in town. The festival took place in numerous venues around the town, offering both indoor and outdoor entertainment. At a time of year when the county is in a lull […]

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Paul Galvin

Paul Galvin To Return For Another Book Signing

November 19, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

PAUL GALVIN will be back in town next month to sign copies of his new book. Only less than two weeks ago, Galvin, held a book signing in Easons, which brought a massive crowd of all ages (click here for previous story). So the former Kerry star’s signature is likely to be […]

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PHOTOS: Billy’s Spectacular Shot Of Tralee During Festival Wins Photo Competition

PHOTOS: Billy’s Spectacular Shot Of Tralee During Festival Wins Photo Competition

November 18, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AN amazing image of ‘Tralee On Fire’ from the hills outside Tralee has won first prize in the ’Images of Tralee Photo Competition’ run by Tralee Chamber Alliance (see photos below story). The stunning picture captured the colour and excitement of the Midnight Madness celebrations on the last night of this […]

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In front; Peter Kerins and Carmel Quilter O'Neill, with at back; Damien Dowling, Jack Murphy, John Murphy and Ciaran Murphy at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rockie Fans Gather At The Clubhouse Before The Big Game

November 18, 2014 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE already put up the videos of the Austin Stacks fans, but TraleeToday.ie was also there to take photos of the fans on that sunny Sunday morning. Rockie fans gathered at the Connolly Park headquarters before the game against Ballincollig and what a colourful lot they were. No doubt they’ll gather early on Sunday […]

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Ballymac Woman Wins €54,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

Ballymac Woman Wins €54,000 In Prizes On Winning Streak

November 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  A BALLYMACELLIGOTT native has won €54,000 in prizes at the National Lottery’s Winning Streak gameshow on Saturday. Mary Cremin, who now lives in Lisselton, won a Suzuki Grand Vitara and cash prizes on the RTE show. Mary and husband John are dairy farmers in the north Kerry town land. […]

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VIDEO: From The Clubhouse To The Final Whistle, We Follow The Rockie Fans

VIDEO: From The Clubhouse To The Final Whistle, We Follow The Rockie Fans

November 17, 2014 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE already shown you the Austin Stacks and Ballincollig fans creating fun on the streets of Tralee yesterday. But TraleeToday.ie was also at the clubhouse on Sunday morning with the fans and we followed them on their journey to the stadium, on the terraces, right through to the final whistle. […]

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Rose Festival Wins National Social Media Award

Rose Festival Wins National Social Media Award

November 16, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Festival is making the news again with the announcement that it has won the AOIFE award for Best Social Media Campaign. AOIFE, the Association Of Irish Festival Events, is an all-island voluntary network organisation that brings together organisers of festivals and events in Ireland, suppliers to the festival […]

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PHOTOS: Good Turnout For Christmas Craft Fair At Recovery Haven

PHOTOS: Good Turnout For Christmas Craft Fair At Recovery Haven

November 16, 2014 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a wonderful array of crafts and baking goods on sale at the Recovery Haven Christmas Craft Fair on Friday afternoon. A steady stream of people arrived at the Haig’s Terrace service from 4-8pm to see and buy some of the knitwear, cakes, jewellery and Christmas decorations on […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Ugly Vegetable That’s Beautiful On The Inside

The Chef’s Table: The Ugly Vegetable That’s Beautiful On The Inside

November 16, 2014 at 10:46 am 1 comment

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cooking school in Firies, on the ugly duckling of vegetables… The poor old Celeriac certainly wasn’t at the front of the queue when good looks were being given out. But don’t let that but you off trying this ugly, but truly delicious and versatile vegetable. […]

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VIDEO: Tadhg Pranks Co-Workers In A Tralee Shop

VIDEO: Tadhg Pranks Co-Workers In A Tralee Shop

November 15, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

SO this is how people spend their break time in a sports store. This very short video of one Tadhg Fleming pranking his co-workers, in an unidentified Tralee sports store, made Joe.ie yesterday. Ah, the endless possibilities of the sellotape/door combination… See video below… Post by Snapped at Tralee I.T.

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