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A young artist at the 'Me And The Moon' event in Collis Sandes House. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Events Held Around Tralee For Culture Night

September 18, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was no shortage of events held all around Tralee for Culture Night 2021. The hunger for the arts was evident at events right across Kerry as culture vultures flocked to live events, theatre, music, exhibitions and tuned in online for a wide variety of events. For many, Culture Night […]

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American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

September 17, 2021 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCLAIMED American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick is set to visit Tralee for an intimate concert following the release of his new solo album Blackberry. Blackberry, Peter’s first vocal album in five years, was recorded in his bedroom in London during the lock-down of 2019, hence Peter’s description of it […]

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A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

September 15, 2021 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two sleeps until Culture Night returns to Kerry on Friday, September 17. And with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom, it’s worth looking at what’s on around Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy […]

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One of the works which forms part of the exhibition.

New Arts Exhibition For Children Opens At Siamsa Tíre This Month

September 9, 2021 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has announced  a new arts exhibition for children, showcasing the breadth of talent in contemporary Irish illustration while retelling the story of Samhain (Halloween) for a new generation. ‘Samhain’, an exhibition that will run at Siamsa Tíre from September 23 to November 21 as part of the planned Samhain […]

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Dance Initiative To Get People Over 55 Moving

Dance Initiative To Get People Over 55 Moving

September 7, 2021 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

A DANCE initiative providing creativity for people aged 55+ is inviting people of Kerry to register for a free, online 12-week programme offering a fun, healthy and safe way to get people moving. Dance for the Young at Heart is curated by Catherine Young Dance and  will be choreographed by […]

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Turas – the theatre’s in-house production showcasing the best of traditional Irish music, song, and dance – will take centre stage

Siamsa Tíre Announces Autumn/Winter Programme Of Events

September 4, 2021 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has reopened its doors for live events and has recently announced an exciting Autumn/Winter programme of theatre, dance, music, art, and storytelling events. Throughout September, Turas – the theatre’s in-house production showcasing the best of traditional Irish music, song, and dance – will take centre stage.  A special series of performances will take place on Culture Night, September 17th. Siamsa Tíre begins preparing for the Celtic festival of Samhain […]

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Looking forward to the Kerry Hospice Coffee Morning on September 23 are, from left; Aine Moriarty, Lisa King, Jean Browne, Evelyn Doody, Mary Nolan and Mary Shanahan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Looks For People To Host Coffee Mornings

September 4, 2021 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice is reiterating its call for people to host a Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice later this month. Now in its 29th year, Together for Hospice alongside its long-term partner Bewley’s want to make this year’s event bigger and better than ever and are asking people in […]

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Here’s What’s On In Tralee For Culture Night

Here’s What’s On In Tralee For Culture Night

September 3, 2021 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

CULTURE Night returns to Kerry on Friday, September 17 with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy organising a very special programme of events to bring people together again to celebrate […]

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Kerry County Museum To Take Part In ‘Museums Now’ Initiative

Kerry County Museum To Take Part In ‘Museums Now’ Initiative

September 3, 2021 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL programme of museum events will take place in Kerry and across the country, over the weekend of September 11/12 to encourage visitors back into museums. The initiative — titled Museums Now — is being brought to the public by the Irish Museums Association and the NI Museums Council. […]

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Launching the Honda 50/70/90 and Classic Bike Run which takes place this Sunday.

Get Set For The Honda 50/70/90 And Classic Bike Run This Sunday

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success last year and those of you with a Honda 50/70/90 or classic motorbike might be interested in this day out this weekend. The West Kerry Honda 50 and Classic Bike Run takes place on Sunday, August 29 from 12 noon and will see participants head […]

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Places Filling Up Fast For Féile Family Camps At Pearse Park

Places Filling Up Fast For Féile Family Camps At Pearse Park

August 20, 2021 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Feis Dancing competition is in full swing at the moment in Pearse Park with hundreds of dancers competing and families from all over the country staying in town. However, there’s still much more to look forward to after the dancing finishes on Saturday evening. Sunday will see the start […]

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Two Months Of Events Heralds Revival Of Music Scene In Tralee

Two Months Of Events Heralds Revival Of Music Scene In Tralee

August 6, 2021 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Music Re:vival was officially launched today, a two-month series of events running over August and September. The Tralee community has always encouraged local talent, especially .The Tralee Music Re:vival intends to give a platform to songwriters, musicians, bands and performers, kick-starting the return to gigs. The programme is in […]

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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in Grease.

Here’s The Line-Up For The Pop-Up Drive-In Cinema In Tralee

July 30, 2021 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

AS you probably know there’s a Pop-Up Drive-In Cinema coming to town next week and the line-up has been announced. Reel Events Kerry is conjunction with the Aqua Dome will be hosting movies on the big screen on August 7-8 at the Aqua Dome Car Park. There are four films […]

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The launch of the 11th annual KVVCCC Ballymac Vintage Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Annual Ballymac Vintage Rally To Take Place Next Month

July 28, 2021 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

AN array of vintage vehicles will take to the road once again from O’Riada’s Bar in Ballymac next month for a great cause. The Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club’s 11th annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run is being held this year in aid of four year […]

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Drive-In Movies Coming To Aqua Dome Car Park

Drive-In Movies Coming To Aqua Dome Car Park

July 23, 2021 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE folk will get a chance to enjoy a pop-up drive-in cinema experience on Saturday, August 7th and Sunday, August 8th at the Aqua Dome car park. Hosted by Reel Events Kerry, they plan on showing old school movies and recommend customers dressing up in 1950’s style attire to add to […]

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Siamsa Tíre Opens Free Self-Guided Exhibition

Siamsa Tíre Opens Free Self-Guided Exhibition

July 23, 2021 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre in Tralee has a solution on what to do when the rain returns this summer — or if you fancy a bit of shade! Its newly-opened Folk Homecoming Exhibition explores Ireland’s cultural traditions of song, music, and dance and it makes for a great activity for all the family. The free […]

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Alma Kelliher aka Lux Alma.

Tralee Artist To Premiere Latest Music ‘To The Sea’ Online

July 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native will premiere her latest music, commissioned by Siamsa Tíre, online on Thursday evening. Alma Kelliher is a composer and sound designer who also makes music as the electro-folk solo act Lux Alma. Confined to Dublin City for months on end, she found herself pining for home, where […]

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Kingdom Pride Festival To Take Place In July

Kingdom Pride Festival To Take Place In July

June 29, 2021 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY is to host its own Pride festival over the weekend of July 16th to 18th, with in-person, COVID-compliant events taking place across Killarney, Tralee, Listowel, and Waterville. These will be supplemented by online events for those who choose to celebrate remotely, whether they are located elsewhere across Kerry, Ireland, or […]

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Louise Brosnan from Dingle on the new RTE Player show.

Kerry Chef To Feature On New RTE Player Show

June 17, 2021 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A DINGLE chef will appear on a brand new RTÉ Player original series called ‘Battle of The Food Trucks’ which begins on Tuesday next. James Patrice is the host as food truck chefs from across Ireland will go head-to-head to be crowned Ireland’s finest food truck. Louise Brosnan is a trained […]

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In front;Amy Fitzgerald, Laura Baker and Darina O'Connor. At back; Diane Baker, Laura Fitzgerald and Shauna Kealy enjoying a night out at Molly J's Courtyard Bar @ Benners on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Customers Enjoying The Great Outdoors At Tralee Bars

June 12, 2021 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather gods are being very kind to publicans and restaurateurs as they open their businesses for the first weekend since December. There was a relaxed atmosphere around town when we visited Molly J’s Courtyard @ Benners Hotel and The Fiddler Bar in The Square early on Friday evening. Meanwhile, […]

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Finnegan On Films: Four Offerings From Very Different Genres

Finnegan On Films: Four Offerings From Very Different Genres

June 12, 2021 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has four movies of different genres on TV for your delectation  this week… Rest assured, film fans, there are still quite a few options available to anyone not engrossed in the European Soccer Championships, which is getting its usual blanket coverage. Donnie Brasco (Saturday 9.20pm […]

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Picture This.

Picture This To Play Three INEC Dates This December

June 11, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from being the fastest act ever to sell out the Gleneagle INEC Arena, Picture This have announced their only Irish shows of 2021 with a three-night run at the Killarney venue on December 16th -18th. These exclusive gigs coincide with the release of their brand-new album ‘Life in […]

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Céilí in the Kitchen is one of the events hosted by Siamsa Tíre for Cruinniú na nÓg.

Siamsa Tíre Hosts Busy Programme Of Events For Cruinniú Na nÓg

June 9, 2021 at 1:06 pm 1 comment

THIS Saturday sees Cruinniú na nÓg take place once again and Siamsa Tíre is heavily involved in the national day of free creativity for children and young people under the age of 18. Delivered in partnership with local authorities and supported by RTÉ, the Cruinniú na nÓg programme includes all sorts of fun, free, […]

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Kodaline.

Kodaline Coming To The INEC In December

June 8, 2021 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the storming success of their recently released studio album ‘One Day At A Time’, Kodaline have announced an acoustic tour across Ireland in November and December 2021, including a date in the Gleneagle INEC Arena on December 4. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 11 at 9am from www.inec.ie. Speaking about the acoustic tour, the […]

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Sinead O'Shea effort

Tralee Art Group’s Exhibition To Be Launched Online This Friday

June 2, 2021 at 10:28 am 1 comment

TRALEE Art Group will launch their annual Summer Exhibition of work this Friday, June 4. Due to ongoing restrictions, they felt as a group, that bringing their works online would be more suitable to both artists and public alike. The theme this year is “Wild” and members have created an eclectic […]

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Siamsa Tire To Be A Venue For ‘Lasta’ Arts Programme

Siamsa Tire To Be A Venue For ‘Lasta’ Arts Programme

May 23, 2021 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre in Tralee will be one of a network of venues throughout the country to present Lasta: A national arts programme for young people by young people. Lasta is presented as part of Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh, a nationwide, ten-day season of arts experiences brought to you by the […]

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Stephen Rea and daughter Judith Roddy star in

Siamsa Tíre Teams Up With Theatre Companies For World Premieres

April 14, 2021 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has announced a trio of new Irish drama which will be available online as part of its new programme of events. Working in partnership with theatre companies and other theatres across Ireland, Siamsa Tíre will present three world premieres including The Visiting Hour from the Gate Theatre, Druid’s […]

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Crafty Online Workshops For Easter Hosted By Siamsa Tíre

Crafty Online Workshops For Easter Hosted By Siamsa Tíre

March 23, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

ARTIST Caoimhe Dunn is returning to Siamsa Tíre this Easter with her crafty workshops online so you can join in from home. The whole family can take part in not one but three craft workshops across the Easter holidays to create some fun and festive decorations. Siamsa Tíre usually hosts these family […]

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Finnegan On Films: An Irish Oscar Winner, A Western Classic And Hugh Meets Sandra

Finnegan On Films: An Irish Oscar Winner, A Western Classic And Hugh Meets Sandra

March 20, 2021 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has three very different movies to catch on RTE/TG4 over the coming week… It is not exactly a vintage week for films on terrestrial television this week, but there are a couple of gems that are well worth a look, or indeed a revisit. It’s […]

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Award-Winning Opera Production For INEC Next Year

Award-Winning Opera Production For INEC Next Year

March 18, 2021 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE live performances in venues seems like a long way off, the INEC is planning for the future and have just announced a major event for March next year. Ellen Kent’s production of Madama Butterfly is coming to the Gleneagle INEC Arena on March 24, 2022. The Korean soprano Elena […]

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