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Jack Reynor To Attend Dingle Film Festival Screening Tomorrow

Jack Reynor To Attend Dingle Film Festival Screening Tomorrow

March 22, 2017 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

TOP Irish actor, Jack Reynor, will attend the screening of his new movie at the Dingle International Film Festival (Dingle IFF) tomorrow evening. Reynor will be at the showing of Ben Wheatley’s new film Free Fire in The Phoenix Cinema on Thursday. “Amazingly talented and globally recognised, Jack will make for an […]

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A scene from 'Making It'.

Kerry Film To Get Charity Screening In Tralee Omniplex Next Week

March 22, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

A FILM made in Kerry is to get special charity screenings in Listowel, Tralee and Killarney over the next few weeks. “Making It”  is a full length feature film which was written, directed and produced here in Kerry by current trainees and former trainees at the National Digital Skills Centre at […]

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Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Recruitment Open Day This Sunday

March 20, 2017 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

FENIT RNLI  is holding a recruitment day on Sunday next, March 26, between 2.30pm-4.30pm. They are currently seeking volunteer crew members for both lifeboat and shore duties. In inviting potential RNLI volunteers to visit the station on the recruitment day, Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Gerard O’Donnell said; “this event […]

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taking part in the St Patrick's Day parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

The St Patrick’s Day Parade Won’t Finish In Denny Street This Year

March 14, 2017 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

THE route for this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade will be slightly different this year. Owing to the road works on Denny Street and The Mall, the route at the end of the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade has to change. The parade will start, as always, at John Joe Sheehy Road […]

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Pat Hussey, Rita O'Sullivan, Evan McNamara, Sam Locke, Catherine Horan, Cathy Murphy, Paul Horan, Chris Griffin and Ed O'Connor at the Launch of Daffodil Day at the Brogue Inn on Monday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Daffodil Day Launched At The Brogue Inn

March 14, 2017 at 10:06 am 0 comments

DAFFODIL Day was launched on Monday at The Brogue Inn. It will take place on Friday, March 24, and will help raise vital funds for The Irish Cancer Society. There will be 13 stations located around Tralee on the day, giving people plenty of opportunity to donate to the cause. […]

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A Choral Treat To Aid Recovery Haven At St Brendan’s

A Choral Treat To Aid Recovery Haven At St Brendan’s

March 11, 2017 at 9:20 am 0 comments

A SPRING treat is on the way next weekend with a not-to-be-missed choral concert with the Kerry Choral Union in St Brendan’s Church, Upper Rock Street, Tralee on Sunday March 19 at 7:30pm. The concert is eagerly anticipated and has been organised as a fundraiser for the benefit of Recovery Haven, the Kerry […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 10, 2017 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

It’s the weekend and before the green-hued madness of St Patrick’s Day takes hold, there’s still a few things to get up to this weekend… Friday 1. Have a laugh… If you fancy a some great entertainment this evening, acclaimed comedy act, Foil, Arms And Hog will be in Siamsa […]

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Vincent's Shop on Castle Street, Tralee.

St Vincent De Paul Shop Plans A Birthday Bash

March 8, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

ST VINCENT de Paul on Castle Street, will celebrate their first birthday on Thursday, March 16 and to mark the day, the shop will hold celebrations in the shop all day long. Refreshments will be available on the day, some face painting for kids (young and old!), a raffle for some great […]

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WATCH: Daniel O’Donnell Was Having Some Craic Water Zorbing At Tralee Wetlands

WATCH: Daniel O’Donnell Was Having Some Craic Water Zorbing At Tralee Wetlands

March 5, 2017 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

DANIEL O’Donnell is mad for Kerry. He’s always playing concerts in Killarney and in the past couple of years his RTE show has taken him to Tralee and west Kerry. Well he’s been around again with his wife for their ‘Daniel And Majella’s Road Trip’ TV show which airs at […]

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Anne O'Shea Daly, Conor Fitzgerald, Eamon Mulvihill, Dermot Crowley, Tadhg Fitzgerald, Patsy Lynch, Ann Dalton, Bill Looney, Norma Foley and Denis kelliher at the Launch of the Lenten Justice Talks on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony

Man Blinded By Rubber Bullet To Give Talk In St John’s

March 4, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

A MAN who was blinded by a bullet at age 10 and later founded a charity will give a talk this month at St John’s Church. The ‘Tralee Lenten Justice Talk: When Compassion Leads to Change’ was launched on Friday at the church on Castle Street. On Monday, March 13, Richard Moore will […]

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Rick and Ryan Leonard with Ciara Drummey, Jayden Breen and Amy Scanlon at CBS Primary School, Tralee. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony

Deadline For Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade Entries Looms

March 2, 2017 at 10:04 am 0 comments

IF your club or organisation wants to take part in this year’s Tralee St Patrick’s Day parade, you better get moving as the deadline for entries is this Friday, March 3. The event is always a great opportunity  to show the amazing community spirit we have in Tralee and with this year’s theme […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Choir Joins With Scotia Ensemble For Concerts

Mercy Mounthawk Choir Joins With Scotia Ensemble For Concerts

March 1, 2017 at 3:16 pm 1 comment

THE choir at Mercy Mounthawk are teaming up with the Scotia Ensemble for  a number of concerts over the next fortnight. Joined by celtic soprano Catriona O’Sullivan, the first concert takes place this Saturday evening at 7.30pm at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School in town. The concerts will feature songs from Irish classical […]

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Show Your Support For The OCF On Lollipop Day This Weekend

Show Your Support For The OCF On Lollipop Day This Weekend

March 1, 2017 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

THE 16th annual Lollipop Day, for the Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) will take place this weekend on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. The OCF is asking for support this weekend to help raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer. Lollipop Day involves thousands of people selling lollipops (€2) nationwide, in an […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

February 28, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

STRICTLY Come Dancing Ardfert in association with Ardfert National School Parents Association is hot-stepping its way to the Ballyroe Heights Hotel ballroom on Easter Saturday, April 15. Following from the hugely successful Strictly Come Dancing Ardfert event last Easter, we will again see 12 couple dances, two show-stopping group dances from […]

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A new play written by Killarney storyteller and actor Ray O’Sullivan. ‘The Rise and Rise of the Healy-Raes’ is the  hilarious and sometimes poignant story of batchelor brothers Densey and PJ Doona who appear time-locked in a life of loneliness and celibacy in their small family farm in Kerry. starring, Cathy O’Sullivan, Annmarie Nelligan and Ray O’Sullivan (playwright).The Play is directed by Aidan O’Connor. The first performance will be Beaufort Community Hall, Saturday March 11th @8.00pm.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

‘The Rise And Rise Of The Healy Raes’ To Tour Kerry

February 28, 2017 at 11:26 am 0 comments

A PLAY centring on the story of the Healy Raes is embarking on a world tour of Kerry in the coming weeks. Written by Killarney-based storyteller and actor Ray O’Sullivan, ‘The Rise and Rise of the Healy-Raes’ is the  hilarious and sometimes poignant story of batchelor brothers Densey and PJ Doona who appear time-locked […]

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Lenten Talks In Tralee Area Planned By Diocese Of Kerry

Lenten Talks In Tralee Area Planned By Diocese Of Kerry

February 25, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

A SERIES of talks will be held in the Diocese of Kerry over the month of March to mark Lent. There will be a number of key speakers and events happening all over the diocese during the month in Tralee, Ardfert, Killarney, Listowel, Cahersiveen, Kenmare, Dingle and Boherbue. Guests from Fr […]

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Member of the IT Tralee events Society Committee are Conor O'Brien- Secretary, Zahra Al Saedi, PRO, Gerard, Denis O'Connor, Chairperson, Stephen Glacken, Treasurer.

ITT Students Get Their Legs Out For ‘Strictly Come Waxing’

February 24, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

THE ITT Events Society are holding a charity ‘Strictly Come Waxing’ night on Thursday March 2, at Fabrik, Tralee. The event kicks off at 8.30pm and is being held in aid of The Irish Cancer Society and sounds like a lot of fun…if seeing people squeal in pain is your […]

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Over 10,500 Votes Already Cast For Connect Hair And Beauty Awards

Over 10,500 Votes Already Cast For Connect Hair And Beauty Awards

February 24, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

PEOPLE have been voting in their thousands for nominees in an upcoming awards ceremony to honour workers in the Kerry hair and beauty salons. The inaugural Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards take place on Sunday, March 12 from 3pm in The Rose Hotel and the event is close to […]

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Make-A-Wish Look For Tralee Volunteers For ‘Wish Day’

Make-A-Wish Look For Tralee Volunteers For ‘Wish Day’

February 24, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

MAKE-A-WISH Ireland made eight lifetime memories for sick children and their families in Kerry last year and they need 65 local volunteers on a day next month to continue this amazing work. The local volunteers are needed in Kerry towns on Wish Day, which takes place on Friday, March 31, to celebrate and […]

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The happy group at the Easter Egg Hunt in aid of Barnardos at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Last Chance To Get Tickets To Ballygarry’s Charity Easter Egg Hunt

February 23, 2017 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

THE 7th Annual Charity Easter Egg Hunt will take place in the gardens of Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa on Easter Sunday April 16. The hotel will be the setting for a choc-filled family day out, with Easter Bunny on hand to help the little ones in their search for the […]

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Volunteers Marie and Merv preparing for the Coffee and Adoption Morning on Friday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Coffee And Adoption Morning at Sera Husky And Animal Rescue Tralee

February 22, 2017 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

SERA Husky and Animal Rescue are holding a coffee and adoption morning in their Charity Shop on Rock Street, this Saturday, February 25, at 12 noon. This event will raise funds for the Rescue Charity, and hopefully home a number of animals currently up for adoption. The dogs will be present […]

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Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

Tralee CBS V The Sem Munster Final To Be Streamed Live

February 22, 2017 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

IF you can’t make it to the Corn Uí Mhuirí Football Final this weekend then don’t fret because help is at hand. The match pits great rivals Tralee CBS against St. Brendan’s Killarney on Saturday  at 4:30pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee. It’s sure to draw a big crowd of current […]

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Beachcombing And Clean Up This Saturday At Derrymore Beach

Beachcombing And Clean Up This Saturday At Derrymore Beach

February 22, 2017 at 1:10 pm 0 comments

A BEACH clean-up has been organised by Clean Coasts and Irish Wildlife Trust at Derrymore Strand on Saturday February 25, at 10.oo am. The Beach Clean event promises to help keep one of the most beautiful spots in Tralee Bay pristine for everyone. As well as cleaning up the inevitable […]

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Carmel Kelly, Acting Principal and the management team of KCFE Joe Kelly, Mary Murphy and Joanne Roche pictured in advance of Thursdays Open Day.

Open Day To Showcase Courses At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 22, 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

KERRY College of Further Education (KCFE) is looking forward to holding an open day next week where they can showcase all the facilities they can offer. KCFE at Clash offers the most comprehensive suite of full-time further education courses in the county providing school leavers and adult learners with so much […]

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Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee Morning And Fashion Show Fundraiser

February 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

PACO at The Mall, Tralee, is holding a coffee morning and fashion show on this Friday morning,  in aid of the family of a local woman who passed away earlier this year. Patricia Flavin (nee Guerin) was a young woman from Ballyheigue who died suddenly, leaving behind a husband and five children. […]

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Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

Playschool To Benefit From A Night Of Style Tips From Joan

February 21, 2017 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

BLENNERVILLE Community Playschool are hosting an evening of style and glamour at Benner’s Hotel, on Friday February 24. Fashion expert Joan Cashman, of the Colour and Image Academy, will provide guests with loads of advice on how to create a stylish wardrobe that suits every woman’s colour, shape, personality and […]

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Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

Table Quizzes To Decide Who Will Be The ‘Brains Of Kerry’

February 21, 2017 at 11:25 am 0 comments

A NEW table quiz, billed as the ‘Brains of Kerry’ takes place over the coming fortnight. The regional semi-finals with take place at seven different venues across Kerry, including in Tralee, on Thursday, February, 23. The Brandon Hotel will host the Tralee heat at 8.30pm with the same questions asked at each quiz by […]

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Recruitment Drive For Mentors Underway At KDYS

Recruitment Drive For Mentors Underway At KDYS

February 19, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

KDYS have started recruiting for their new Mentor Project Volunteer Programme, which encourages people to make a difference in a young person’s life. They are looking for people who can spare 2-3 hours per week to dedicate to the mentoring programme. The recruitment drive is focused on finding positive role […]

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Shannon McInerney (ProPlan Property Management) Catriona Kennedy, Rose McGrath and Marcella Daly (Kingdom Crash Repairs) contestants in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club 'Strictly Come Dancing' event. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In The Kerins O’Rahillys GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

February 18, 2017 at 11:05 am 0 comments

THE Brandon Hotel won’t know what hit it! The blue side of town is set to converge on the hotel next month, as 12 couples will take to the floor for the inaugural Kerins O’Rahillys GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event. Past players, Kerry GAA legends and entrepreneurs are among the contestants […]

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Great Guests Lined Up For Free Talkshow Event In Benners

Great Guests Lined Up For Free Talkshow Event In Benners

February 17, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

STUCK for something different to do tonight? Well, a new live chat-show event is to take place in Tralee tonight and features a diverse line-up from the world of sport, acting and comedy. And admission is free! Kerry GAA manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice will join Kerry comedian Bernard Casey and actors Daragh O’Malley and Maeve […]

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