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Jah Bass in Sonas Recording Studios Photographs by Con Kelleher

Music: Songs In The Key Of Life – Jah Bass

April 30, 2014 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

JAH BASS is a Tralee composer, arranger, bassist and guitarist with Irish Dub Reggae/Jazz group Avatar. Here he picks the music which has shaped his life. “When I was ten or eleven around 1971/72, I remember hearing James Moody playing ‘Phil Up’ from his 1956 album ‘Moody’s Mood For Love’. I […]

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Review: Mark’s Debut Book Is ‘Just’ Right

Review: Mark’s Debut Book Is ‘Just’ Right

April 29, 2014 at 2:26 pm 1 comment

IT’S easy to be cynical when another cookbook comes on the market. After all, the bookshops are flooded with them – all promising to turn you into a domestic God or Goddess overnight. But ‘Just Cooking’ is not just another cookbook. It’s written by Mark Doe,  who runs the ‘Just […]

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Sarah Corridon, Caroline Corridon and Eileen Stack, Ballyheigue at the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Afternoon in aid of the Recovery Haven at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Feast Of Fashion At Ladies Lunch

April 28, 2014 at 8:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SUPER-STYLISH ladies from all over the county came to Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday for the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show in aid of the Recovery Haven. The event was organised by Margaret Brick of Connexions Marketing, in support of Recovery Haven Cancer Support House in Tralee and was hosted by Orlagh Winters. […]

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‘Time For The Music’ At Siamsa

‘Time For The Music’ At Siamsa

April 28, 2014 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

By Gavin O’Connor HUNDREDS of music lovers enjoyed the best of entertainment from young performers at the weekend when Oliver Hurley’s School of Musical Theatre staged ‘Time For The Music’ in Siamsa Tire. The production was months in the making and featured children of all ages. There were three shows […]

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Kerry School Of Music Newsletter 28/04/14

Kerry School Of Music Newsletter 28/04/14

April 28, 2014 at 11:05 am 1 comment

General Information: Kerry School of Music head office in High St, Tralee is open six days a week- Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am-1pm. We can also can be contacted at  066 7125690, by email at kerrymusicschool@eircom.ie , on Facebook or by visiting our website at www.kerryschoolofmusic.com  where regular updates and news on forthcoming events are […]

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Some of the cast in character for Tim Landers Stage School's production of 'Hairspray' at Presentation Primary School on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Hairspray’ Fun At Presentation

April 27, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School got the Tim Landers treatment on Saturday with his school’s production of Hairspray. “It was a fantastic day and both shows, the afternoon and evening, were great. It was the best show I directed and I’ll be bringing it back again,” said Tim after the evening show. […]

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What’s On This Weekend

April 25, 2014 at 11:23 pm Comments are Disabled

IF YOU WANT TO INCLUDE SOMETHING IN OUR WHAT’S ON GUIDE, EMAIL THE DETAILS TO dcrean@traleetoday.ie

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All Aboard For The Big Bus Barbecue!

All Aboard For The Big Bus Barbecue!

April 25, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean FORMER GAA stars, current ladies rugby supremo and well wishers were on hand on Thursday night for the launch of the fourth annual Big Bus Barbecue in aid of Kerry Cancer Support Group. Kerry legends Sean Walsh, Ger Power and Siobhan Fleming of the Irish ladies ladies rugby […]

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Tralee musician embarks on US tour

Tralee musician embarks on US tour

April 24, 2014 at 11:01 am 1 comment

Tralee musician, Daithí Kearney, is embarking on a tour of America on Saturday with members of the DkIT Ceol Oirghialla Traditional Music Ensemble. The Dundalk-based musician (who performed for President Barack Obama in The White House in 2009), along with his colleague, Dr Adèle Commins, will lead the group will depart […]

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The Kerry Chamber Choir who will perform in Killarney this Saturday night.

Passionate Performance For Music Lovers

April 24, 2014 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

ANY music lovers travelling to Killarney this Saturday could do no better than visiting St Mary’s Church of Ireland for an evening of to remember. St. Mary’s Cathedral Choir, Kerry Chamber Choir and Kerry Chamber Orchestra, directed by Aidan O’Carroll and with soloists Grainne O’Carroll (Soprano) and Amanda Neri (Contralto) will […]

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The Sullivan family, Mark, Kelly (hiding behind Daddy), baby Mark and Alana, from Cois Laoi at the Tralee Chamber Alliance Fun Run in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

News: Town Basks In Sunshine For Festival

April 22, 2014 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

MAGNIFICENT weather and quality family entertainment were the perfect ingredients for a successful Tír na nÓg Children’s Festival in Tralee over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Huge crowds turned out to enjoy a variety of events organised by the members of Tralee Chamber Alliance, all aimed at attracting more visitors […]

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Out To Lunch: Aine’s Cafe & Wine Bar

Out To Lunch: Aine’s Cafe & Wine Bar

April 21, 2014 at 8:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Aine’s Cafe The Square Easter Saturdays don’t get any better than this. Walking around Tralee in the warm sunshine was a pleasure at the weekend. The Tir na nOg Children’s Festival brought a great family feelgood factor to the town centre, none more so than in The Square where a […]

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Ian O’Doherty: Songs In The Key Of Life

Ian O’Doherty: Songs In The Key Of Life

April 21, 2014 at 6:17 pm 2 comments

Tralee singer/songwriter, Ian O’Doherty picks the songs and albums that have soundtracked his life 1995 – Who Remembers “Curtained” Hair? Anybody?? The first cassette (google it) I ever bought was ‘Mysterious Girl’ by Peter Andre. The worst possible first purchase ever for a boy who would eventually become a musician. Like, […]

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