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Fantastic Children’s Events Planned For Tír Na nÓg Festival

Fantastic Children’s Events Planned For Tír Na nÓg Festival

March 15, 2015 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN in Kerry can look forward to an amazing line-up of entertainment for the annual Tír Na nÓg Festival at Easter. It’s one of the main events that will be staged during the The festival take place this Easter Bank Holiday Weekend from Friday April 3 to Monday April 6. One of […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early At Scoil Eoin

PHOTOS/VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early At Scoil Eoin

March 14, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Patrick’s Day came early for pupils and parents at Scoil Eoin, Ballonagh on Friday with the hosting of their annual pre-St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Held as part of Seachtain Na Gaeilge, the pupils, many wearing oversided leprechaun hats and holding inflatable hammers, danced and sang songs as gaeilge for parents and teachers alike. One […]

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Mary and Charlie Mahon at the opening night of the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of 'Into The Woods' in Siamsa Tíre on Thursday. Photo by Oscar Brophy

PHOTOS: Audiences Go ‘Into The Woods’ At Siamsa

March 14, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

  THE curtain came up on the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s latest production on Thursday night. ‘Into The Woods’ is running until Sunday night at Siamsa Tíre and there was a good crowd for the premiere of the show. The show features an ambivalent Cinderella, a blood-thirsty Little Red Riding […]

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Barry O'Connor in the new Ireland.com advert.

Tralee Man Features In Worldwide Tourism Promotion Ad Voiced By Liam Neeson

March 13, 2015 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has made his acting debut in the Tourism Ireland #GoGreen4PatricksDay promotion. Barry O’Connor, originally from Cahermoneen, features in a new advert with Hollywood actor Liam Neeson providing the voiceover to help promote St Patrick’s Day. “I’m thrilled to bits to see that my part made it in,” said Barry, […]

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Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

March 13, 2015 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Tralee folk! It’s nearly the weekend again and this means that we will be filling your head with ideas as to what you can do. Ready, steady, go… FRIDAY 1. For those of you out there that hold a fondness for fairy tales in your heart, then the new production set […]

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PHOTOS: Town Buildings Going Green From Tonight In Run-Up To St Patrick’s Day

PHOTOS: Town Buildings Going Green From Tonight In Run-Up To St Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF you start to see a different colour to the town over the next few days, never fear as it is all part of an initiative between Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council. The two groups have teamed up together to help  celebrate St. Patricks Day next Tuesday with […]

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Pop Darlings Of The 80s, ABC Join Bill At Killarney Music Festival

Pop Darlings Of The 80s, ABC Join Bill At Killarney Music Festival

March 12, 2015 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF your a fan of 80s pop then the news gets better and better for you as ABC have been added to the line-up for The Killarney Festival of Music & Food on June 27-28. Duran Duran are already set to pack in the crowds, but Martin Fry’s charges had […]

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Mary Riordan, Sarah O'Sullivan, Orla Young, Caroline Creedon and Michelle Young at the IT Tralee Students Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style And Glamour From IT Tralee Students Ball

March 12, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you all the style and glamour from the IT Tralee Students Ball (click here for previous photos). The Ballyroe Heights Hotel event was attended by over 300 students and they all stepped out in their gladrags at the black-tie affair. Here’s the rest of the images we took […]

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VIDEO: Kerry Is The ‘Jewel In The Irish Accent Crown’ According To Great New Video

VIDEO: Kerry Is The ‘Jewel In The Irish Accent Crown’ According To Great New Video

March 12, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  ANYONE worth their salt from here in ‘The Kingdom’ has long known that our dulcet tones are amongst the best that the world has to offer. It seems that this has now been officially recognised in a new video that rightly describes our way of speaking as ‘the jewel in […]

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Kerry Pharmacies Need Your Vote In Charity Campaign

Kerry Pharmacies Need Your Vote In Charity Campaign

March 12, 2015 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

  LOCAL pharmacies here in Kerry are looking to the public for help in a charity campaign/competition they’ve entered. Ballyduff  Pharmacy and Costello Pharmacy, located on Russell Street here in town have entered the St Patrick’s Day Best Dressed Window Competition 2015 that is being run by Green Angel Skincare and are campaigning […]

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VIDEO: Get ‘Inspired’ With Zumbathon For A Great Cause

VIDEO: Get ‘Inspired’ With Zumbathon For A Great Cause

March 12, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL dance group here in town are looking to raise funds for a great local group by organising a Zumbathon in Fels Point Hotel on Saturday. The theme of the night will to ‘Dance For A Cause’ as the organisers, Zumba Salsa Kerry, hope to raise funds for the fantastic work […]

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Tralee Man Films Documentary On Cockfighting

Tralee Man Films Documentary On Cockfighting

March 12, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

    A TRALEE man from has recently finished filming a documentary on the small Filipino island of Pangalao detailing the islands ‘obsession’ with the sport of cockfighting. Keith Mannix from Oakpark, in his 13-minute documentary ‘The Fight’, interviews the local ‘Captain’ Rudy Bundogan to try to understand the complexity of […]

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Tina Pierce, Shauna Goggin, Michelle Broderick and Shannon Lonergan at the IT Tralee Students Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Students Clearly Studied Up On Style For Annual Ball

March 12, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 students from IT Tralee dressed to impress last night for their annual ball. The red carpet was rolled out at Ballyroe Heights Hotel for the glamorous affair and the ladies  lived up to the treatment with some amazing gowns while the guys scrubbed up well for the black-tie bash. […]

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Renowned Psychologist To Speak At Fels Point Tonight

Renowned Psychologist To Speak At Fels Point Tonight

March 12, 2015 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

  CBS The Green will host renowned psychologist and psychotherapist Dr. Fergus Heffernan in a talk this morning to students, but the public will get a chance to hear his expertise later tonight. The talk will be on family dynamics along with the emotional well being of teenagers and will be held […]

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Graham Norton To Visit Listowel For Writers Week

Graham Norton To Visit Listowel For Writers Week

March 11, 2015 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

    GRAHAM NORTON is coming to Listowel Writers Week Festival. The hugely popular and entertaining BBC TV host will be appearing at the festival on Saturday night May 30. The celebrity TV host appearance will coincide with the publication of the paperback of his memoir ‘The Life and Loves of […]

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Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

March 11, 2015 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE jockey Bryan Cooper had a winner earlier today at Cheltenham. Cooper, already an established jockey at the young age of 22 claimed victory on Don Poli in the RSA Chase at 2.05pm today as the favourite won at a 13/8 starting price. It marks a happier return to the course for […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Racecourse Hosts A Very Different Type Of Horsepower

VIDEO: Tralee Racecourse Hosts A Very Different Type Of Horsepower

March 11, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

IN its heyday, the racecourse here in Tralee was very much used to seeing its fair share of excitement and experiencing the ‘heart in mouth’ feeling as the horses rounded the final corner and hurdled toward the finish line. That was then though and a new video released by the ‘Kerry […]

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Danny Honoured For Services To Style At Kerry Fashion Week

Danny Honoured For Services To Style At Kerry Fashion Week

March 11, 2015 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

DANNY Leane, who is the owner and stylist of Annbury’s Boutique in here in Tralee, has won the Kerry Fashion Week (KFW) Special Merit Award 2015. The business man has been recognised for his services in fashionably dressing the fuller figures in the town over the period of the last 16 years. […]

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PHOTOS: Around 500 People Enjoy ‘Frozen’ Party In Ballybunion

PHOTOS: Around 500 People Enjoy ‘Frozen’ Party In Ballybunion

March 11, 2015 at 11:31 am 1 comment

A FANTASTIC day was had in Ballybunion on Sunday where around 500 people from north Kerry (many from Tralee) enjoyed a ‘Frozen’ Party. JD’s Nightclub was transformed for the event where children enjoyed numerous activites and got to meet the characters from the popular animated movie phenomenon. The cost was […]

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VIDEO: Cuteness Alert! Quadruplet Lambs Filmed By Kerry Photographer

VIDEO: Cuteness Alert! Quadruplet Lambs Filmed By Kerry Photographer

March 11, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement on a farm in Beaufort recently when quadruplet lambs were born on February 28. The four female ewe lambs were born to a four-year-old Mayo Mule ewe on the farm of Michael Mangan. Quadruplets are very rare and make up less than half of a percent of the three […]

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Tralee Man Heads To The White House For St Patrick’s Day

Tralee Man Heads To The White House For St Patrick’s Day

March 10, 2015 at 9:40 pm 1 comment

  A TRALEE man is off to the US for the St Patrick’s celebrations where he will pay a visit to the White House. Brian Hurley, Munster Regional Manager of Irish TV, will be covering a host of major events in New York and Washington DC as part of the channel’s St Patrick’s […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

March 10, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE film producer is currently preparing to head to the famous Cannes Film Festival for the second year running. Bertie Brosnan, a local film-maker here in town, will take his ‘Sineater’ film to the festival which is one of the most widely recognised and prestigious film festivals in the world which […]

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Listowel And Kilmoyley Kids Look For Your Votes in ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition

Listowel And Kilmoyley Kids Look For Your Votes in ‘Doodle 4 Google’ Competition

March 10, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

THREE Kerry children have made it into the final stage of voting in Google’s ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition with online voting opening to the public open from March 9. Mikey Corridon from Scoil Naomh Eirc (Group 1) Kilmoyley along Colm O’Sullivan (Group 1) from the same school are joined by Jane Flanagan, Convent […]

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IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

March 9, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

The Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Department (HCT) of the IT Tralee are preparing to host their ‘Food 4 Thought’ event on Wednesday, March 25 at the North Campus from 10am to 3pm. The event which is now in its third year will feature a series of workshops and demonstrations […]

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Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

March 9, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

  BUSINESSES in Kerry are being asked to play a part in this year’s upcoming Daffodil Day which this year is set to take place on Friday, March 27. The Irish Cancer Society along with Dell Ireland are hoping that more businesses in Kerry and members of the public around the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

March 8, 2015 at 12:06 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 in and around Tralee during the week… This incredible photo of Fenit lighthouse and the snow capped mountains was captured by a regular on this page, bangini7. Paul […]

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Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

Tralee College To Hold Information Evening

March 8, 2015 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

  AN information evening on ‘Student Universal Support Ireland’ (SUSI)  grants will be held at the ‘Kerry College of Further Education’ (KCFE)  in Clash, Tralee on Thursday March 12, in three sessions 4.30pm, 5.30.pm and 6.30pm. The event is being held in co-operation with Kerry Education & Training Board and Kerry Citizens […]

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New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

March 7, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING funny is going to happen in The Abbey Inn on April 16. It’s the inaugural night of The KY Comedy Alternative, Kerry’s new comedy club. It’s all for a good cause, too – all proceeds from the night will go to the Tralee Soup Kitchen. The night will see local first […]

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At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

At The Movies: ‘Chappie’ Strikes An Emotional Chord

March 7, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

‘Chappie’ By John Lyons I’VE been writing film reviews for TraleeToday.ie on a weekly basis since last summer, and I’ve known that a day would probably come where I’d wind up singing my praises about a film that most folks seem to dislike. Today is that day. What I wasn’t […]

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Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

March 7, 2015 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

  A ‘Mental Wellness Exhibition’ will be taking place in the Malton Hotel in Killarney on Sunday, March 8 and is being organised by the voluntary group of ‘Be Aware Prevent Suicide’. There will be guest speakers on the day, including psychologist Tony Humphreys along with the founder of Pieta House, […]

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