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Action from the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Point-To-Point Racing At Ballybeggan This Weekend

May 23, 2024 at 10:07 am 0 comments

FOR those of you looking for a family day out this weekend, then why not head to the races? Having been cancelled in April, the North Kerry Harriers Tralee Point-to-Point Horse Racing will take place at Ballybeggan Racecourse, Tralee on Saturday. This will be a six race card with the first […]

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Drumming entertainment at Africa Day in the Town Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

All Invited To An Afternoon Of Food, Music, Fun And Games In Town Park

May 23, 2024 at 10:06 am 0 comments

TRALEE International Resource Centre (TIRC), Killarney Immigrant Support Centre (KASI) and the African community in Kerry (AFCOM) are celebrating Africa day with a big day of celebration in Tralee Town Park this Sunday. The three groups are organising an African party for the entire county, on Sunday, May 26 which […]

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Looking forward to the Spa NS Donal Walsh 6k Challenge on May 26. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community To Come Together This Sunday For Donal Walsh 6k Challenge

May 23, 2024 at 10:05 am 0 comments

THE ground of Spa National School will be a hive of activity this Sunday morning for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’. This hugely popular event was first held in 2014 and has become a firm favourite on the community calendar in the Spa. Over the years the event has […]

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Young members of St Pats GAA Club are joined by Club Chairman Sean Daly, PRO Sharon Williams, sponsors Michael Moriarty 3D Personnel, George and Liam Poff Poff Motors and John Vahey Divane's Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and John Lenihan at the launch of the Dingle Way Challenge. Photo by Dermot Crean

Countdown Is On To The St Pat’s GAA Club Dingle Way Challenge

May 23, 2024 at 10:04 am 0 comments

PREPARATIONS are well in hand with less than two weeks to go until the St Pat’s GAA Club Dingle Way Challenge. The walking event takes place on the Sunday of the June Bank Holiday weekend and the Challenge has grown in popularity over the last number of years with many […]

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Playwright John Fraher with the cast of 'The Game' in rehearsals at John Mitchels GAA Complex this week. Included is Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, Mags Slattery, Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin and Eoghain Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Top Drama From Zyber Theatre Company At Siamsa Tíre This Week

May 22, 2024 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

THE Zyber Theatre Company will present an acclaimed drama this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Siamsa Tíre. ‘The Game’ written by John Fraher, was first performed in Siamsa Tíre back in 1992. It’s an emotional drama set within the confines of a dysfunctional family and their associates, where life becomes […]

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Siobhan Donnelly and Pa Laide of Cara Credit Union with Sean Cooke of AIB and Brendan Kelly at the opening of the Tralee Food Festival in the Abbey Car Park on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s What’s Happening On Day Two Of The Tralee Food Festival

May 18, 2024 at 9:16 am 0 comments

WHILE the opening last night was a big success, it’s today that the Tralee Food Festival really comes into its own with a huge range of events to enjoy. You can see the full programme below, but some highlights today include entertainment in the Abbey Car Park in the form […]

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Playwright John Fraher with the cast of 'The Game' in rehearsals at John Mitchels GAA Complex this week. Included is Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, Mags Slattery, Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin and Eoghain Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Fraher’s Emotional Drama ‘The Game’ For Siamsa Tíre Run

May 17, 2024 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

AN acclaimed, powerful play will be staged in Tralee next week by the talented Zyber Theatre Company. ‘The Game’ written by John Fraher, was first performed in Siamsa Tíre back in 1992. It’s an emotional drama set within the confines of a dysfunctional family and their associates, where life becomes […]

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REPRO-FREE - Election candidates in Tralee are guaranteed seats in only one event this summer - the 2024 Kerry Mental Health Association Office Chair Races which take place in Tralee at 5.30pm on Friday 17th May as part of the Tralee Food Festival. 
Seated front l-r: Anne O'Sullivan (FF), Cllr Terry O'Brien (Lab), Angie Baily (FG), Sinead Donnelly (FG)
Back l-r: Cllr Sam Locke (Ind), Ken Tobin (Tralee Food Festival), John Drummey (Kerry Mental Health Association), Eddie O'Grady (Ind).
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Here’s What’s Happening At The Tralee Food Festival On Friday

May 17, 2024 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather is set to be dry and mild for the weekend so this bodes well for the Tralee Food Festival which kicks off this evening. It’s set to be a wonderful weekend of markets, demos and music events and it all starts with the launch at the Abbey Car […]

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Looking forward to Africa Day in the Town Park on May 26 were Deo Takatumuna, Sean Lyons of TIRC, Fatima Mahamed, Mary Carroll of TIRC and Fr Amos. Photo by Dermot Crean

African Community Invites All To Celebrate ‘Africa Day’ At Town Park

May 17, 2024 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE International Resource Centre (TIRC), Killarney Immigrant Support Centre (KASI) and the African community in Kerry (AFCOM) are celebrating Africa day with a big day of celebration in Tralee Town Park. The three groups are organising an African party for the entire county, on Sunday, May 26 which will bring […]

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The Kilmoyley Run is always a fun event.

Popular Kilmoyley 5k/10k Fundraising Run To Take Place This Month

May 15, 2024 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kilmoyley Tidy Towns’ 5k/10k fundraising run will take place once again this year on Sunday, May 26 at 10am. The event is a very popular way of getting the community together as well as welcoming running enthusiasts from outside the local area. It will follow the usual 5k route […]

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Bridge Event In Tralee To Support RNLI

Bridge Event In Tralee To Support RNLI

May 15, 2024 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE North Munster bridge community will hold its first annual President’s Charity Bridge Day on Sunday, May 19th, at 2pm at the Tralee Bridge Centre next to Casement Train Station. This event is spearheaded by Liam Lynch, the North Munster Bridge President. It celebrates the close of the bridge season […]

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Repro Free : The Kingdom County Fair is Back for 2024 and takes  place on the 11th & 12th of May at the new Showgrounds in Ballymacthomas and It promises to be a fun filled day for all the family . 
Pictured at the launch were brothers Dylan Bradley 7 and Cathal Bradley 5 .
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The Kingdom County Fair has been held in Tralee for over 70 years. Our mission is to provide a platform for local businesses to display their goods to the public and for the promotion of local culture including music, dance, home crafts, horticulture. We also host a wide range of classes for cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and a dog show, amongst our numerous activities on the day. We provide a unique opportunity for urban dwellers to meet with their rural neighbors and to experience rural living and rural pursuits.
Speaking at the Launch, James Tarrant Chairman said. “ It’s great to be back, we believe that our new showground is a wonderful facility.

Great Entertainment For All The Family At The County Fair This Weekend

May 10, 2024 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

ALL roads lead to the Kingdom County Fair which will take place at Ballymacthomas over this Saturday and Sunday. Held in Tralee for over 70 years, the mission is to provide a platform for local businesses to display their goods to the public and for the promotion of local culture […]

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Hollie McNish.

Award-Winning Spoken Word Poet For Tralee Show This Friday

May 9, 2024 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

AN award-winning spoken word poet will make an appearance at Tobar Naofa in Tralee this Friday evening. Hollie McNish is a poet and author based between Glasgow and Cambridge. She was the first poet to record at Abbey Road Studios, London and won the Ted Hughes Award for New Work […]

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Andrea Palandri (from Venice, Italy, now living in Baile na bhFionnúrach, Baile na nGall), in the first episode of Taoscadh Ón Tobar.

Kerry Musicians Feature In New TG4 Series

May 8, 2024 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY will be at the forefront in the first episode of new TG4 series exploring Ireland’s musical heritage. Leading Irish traditional musicians and singers draw from inspiring archival materials to uncover the stories of some exceptional traditional musicians, singers, collectors, and regions in brand-new series Taoscadh ón Tobar coming to […]

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Repro Free : The Kingdom County Fair is Back for 2024 and takes  place on the 11th & 12th of May at the new Showgrounds in Ballymacthomas and It promises to be a fun filled day for all the family . 
Pictured at the launch were - Rose of Tralee entrants Claudia Ward , Aoife O'Sullivan and Grace Kearney . 
Photo By : Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD .
Domnick Walsh Photographer is an Irish Aviation Authority ( IAA ) approved Drone Pilot.
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland.
Mobile Phone : 00 353 87 26 72 033
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PRESS INFORMATION : 
The Kingdom County Fair has been held in Tralee for over 70 years. Our mission is to provide a platform for local businesses to display their goods to the public and for the promotion of local culture including music, dance, home crafts, horticulture. We also host a wide range of classes for cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and a dog show, amongst our numerous activities on the day. We provide a unique opportunity for urban dwellers to meet with their rural neighbors and to experience rural living and rural pursuits.
Speaking at the Launch, James Tarrant Chairman said. “ It’s great to be back, we believe that our new showground is a wonderful facility.

Looking Forward To All The Fun Of The Kingdom County Fair

May 6, 2024 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kingdom County Fair will return this month for two days at the Kingdom County Fair Showgrounds at Ballymacthomashas over Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12. Held in Tralee for over 70 years, the mission is to provide a platform for local businesses to display their goods to the public […]

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Launching this year's Tralee Food Festival which takes place from May 19-21, were Ken Murphy, Oliver Hurley, Ken Tobin and John McCarthy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Line-Up Of Events For Tralee Food Festival This May

April 30, 2024 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the resounding success of the 2023 Tralee Food Festival, this year’s exciting event will take place from Friday to Sunday, May 17-19. The organising committee comprising Ken Tobin, John Mc Carthy and Mary Mc Quinn along with festival directors Oliver Hurley and Ken Murphy is gearing up for an […]

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The Kerry Camino committee who gathered at The Meadowlands Hotel last night making final preparations for this weekend's event. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Final Preparations In Place For Kerry Camino This Weekend

April 30, 2024 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S all systems go as the annual Kerry Camino is set to take place this May Bank Holiday Weekend. Walking in the footsteps of St. Brendan along the Dingle Way – Kerry Camino is not just a great idea to encourage walking tourism, but is reviving Kerry’s links with pilgrims […]

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WildMind Festival takes place this weekend in Fenit.

WildMind Festival Returns To Fenit This Weekend

April 25, 2024 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT is embracing her wild side as The Wild Mind Festival returns to the seaside village  from April 26-28. The festival promises a stellar lineup of scientists, environmentalists, authors and artists mixed with a series of fun events, film, music and comedy, in what promises to be a fun filled […]

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Tralee Garda Station To Host Open Day On May Bank Holiday

Tralee Garda Station To Host Open Day On May Bank Holiday

April 24, 2024 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Garda Station will host a special Open Day on Bank Holiday Monday, May 6. The event is a chance for families to visit the station, meet local gardaí, find out more about what they do and get a tour of the building. Youngsters can dress up as a Junior […]

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Ursula Jacob walks along the canal.

Tralee, Blennerville And Fenit To Feature On RTE’s ‘Ireland’s Tracks and Trails’ This Friday

April 24, 2024 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week’s ‘Ireland’s Tracks and Trails’ programme on RTE will focus on Kerry with a former GAA star taking in the sights of Tralee bay. The episode, on Friday at 7.30pm on RTE One, will be presented by former Wexford camogie player and RTE analyst Ursula Jacob. Taking a break […]

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Kerry College Learners To Exhibit Work In Siamsa Tire

Kerry College Learners To Exhibit Work In Siamsa Tire

April 22, 2024 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College is thrilled to announce the eagerly awaited return of its annual Creative Arts Exhibition, titled “WORK,” which will open its doors on Friday, April 26th, at 6pm. Set in Siamsa Tíre, WORK promises to offer a diverse array of artistic expressions spanning traditional and digital media. Visitors can […]

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Looking forward to the Kerry Choral Union Spring Concert in aid of Recovery Haven were Jacinta Bradley, Recovery Haven, Elizabeth O'Halloran of Kerry Choral Union, Dermot Crowley of Recovery Haven and Hilla  Jylhänkangas of Kerry Choral Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Wonderful Evening Of Music And Song In St Brendan’s Church For A Great Cause

April 21, 2024 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Choral Union will host their much-anticipated Spring Concert at St Brendan’s Church, Tralee tonight (Sunday) at 7.30pm. The wonderful concert of choral music will be conducted by Sharon Reidy and is being organised, once again, to raise vital funds for cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. As in previous […]

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Table Quiz For Cancer Fund For Children At Kerins O’Rahillys

Table Quiz For Cancer Fund For Children At Kerins O’Rahillys

April 19, 2024 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

A TABLE quiz will be held tonight (Friday) at The Klub at Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club for a very worthy cause. The event is in aid of the Cancer Fund For Children and will take place at 8.30pm. Table of four is €40. All are welcome and your support is […]

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Looking forward to the Tralee Lions Club Table Quiz in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School were, from left; President of Tralee Lions Club John Hallinan, Peggy Daly the Board of Management; Chairman of the Board of Management Ger O'Sullivan; Deputy Principal Denise Kerins, Sean Cooke of Tralee Lions Club and Deputy Principal Louise Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Table Quiz Fundraiser On Thursday Night To Help Buy Bus For School

April 17, 2024 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club are organising a fundraiser for a local school this Thursday evening. St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School has started a campaign to raise funds for a new bus for transporting children on school trips and activities and this campaign has already realised €6,000. However, they have a […]

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Finnegan On Films: Diverse Selection Of Movies On The Box Today

Finnegan On Films: Diverse Selection Of Movies On The Box Today

April 13, 2024 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

From a dearth of choice last week, today sees a cinematic smorgasbord of treats and classics says our movie guy, James Finnegan… First up is the original, and best, Ghostbusters (Saturday 1pm RTE2). Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd and Harold Ramis star as three rather eccentric but gifted scientists use their […]

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Cast members of 'All Well That Ends Well?' which will be staged at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí next month.

Gaelcholáiste’s TY Students Look Forward To Staging ‘All’s Well That Ends Well?’

April 12, 2024 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION year students at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí are tirelessly rehearsing for their upcoming comedy ‘All’s Well That Ends Well?’ The play next month will see the return of Audrey (Kayla Ní Chonchúir) and Davy (Dan Ó Maoldomhnaigh) in the trilogy of plays written by playwright Mary Quirke of Qwerkkreations. Seventeen transition […]

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About to set off on the annual Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Head To Blennerville This Saturday For The Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk

April 10, 2024 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk takes place this Saturday, April 13, marking it’s tenth anniversary, and all are invited to take part. Last year the walk, in memory of the much-loved man from Blennerville who passed away in 2014, raised €5,000 for Donal’s Den at the Palliative Care Unit, adding to […]

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Horse Lords.

Baltimore Rock Band To Play The Greyhound Bar This Friday

April 10, 2024 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE venue will host the debut Irish show for Baltimore avant-garde rock quartet Horse Lords this Friday, April 12. The Greyhound Bar will host a band with a meticulous sound centred in controlled minimalism, their experimentation with krautrock, post-punk, traditional Appalachian, African polyrhythms, arcane tunings, and use of electronics. They […]

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Finnegan On Films: How ‘The Bodyguard’ Made It To The Big Screen

Finnegan On Films: How ‘The Bodyguard’ Made It To The Big Screen

April 6, 2024 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at how one of tonight’s films on TV, ‘The Bodyguard’ came to the big screen… When you consider all the components and stages that go to making a film, from the blank page right at the start, all the way to the final production […]

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Fashion Show Fundraiser At The Ashe Hotel This Friday

Fashion Show Fundraiser At The Ashe Hotel This Friday

April 4, 2024 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

A FASHION show will take place this Friday as a fundraiser for the Phoenix Women’s Centre and Shed. Taking place at The Ashe Hotel, the centre is collaborating with five Tralee town based shops  to bring the best of fashion to those attending the show which begins at 7.30pm. The […]

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