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Sponsored: Soak Up The Atmosphere At Christmas Party Night In The Dingle Skellig Hotel

Sponsored: Soak Up The Atmosphere At Christmas Party Night In The Dingle Skellig Hotel

October 22, 2019 at 11:12 am 0 comments

DINGLE is the place to be this December and the team at the Dingle Skellig are hosting an excellent residential party night on Friday December 13th. For one night only you will enjoy a stay at the award winning hotel and soak up the amazing Christmas atmosphere. The night is […]

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IT Tralee Open Day And Parents Information Evening

IT Tralee Open Day And Parents Information Evening

October 22, 2019 at 10:44 am 0 comments

IN anticipation of CAO applications opening in November, IT Tralee will host its annual Parents Information Evening and Open Day to assist students and their families as they consider college options for September 2020. On Thursday 24th October at 7pm IT Tralee will be joined by Psychotherapist, Media Contributor and […]

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Kerry Man Nominated In Two Categories For RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards

Kerry Man Nominated In Two Categories For RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards

October 19, 2019 at 8:19 am 0 comments

KILLARNEY singer/songwriter Junior Brother has been nominated in two categories for the RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards. RTÉ Radio 1 earlier this month announced the shortlist for the upcoming Folk Awards taking place in Vicar Street on Thursday, October 24 and Junior Brother is nominated for Best Folk Album and Best Emerging […]

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Festival Of Light To Take Place In Listowel

Festival Of Light To Take Place In Listowel

October 16, 2019 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

THE Festival of Light Independent Arts Festival will take place again in Listowel from Thursday, October 31 to Saturday, November 2. The organisers say that in an increasingly isolated rural society,  public art and public engagement is a vehicle for bringing people together, the participatory process is very beneficial for self […]

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Former Kerry star Marc Ó Sé helps launch 'The Chaser' at Skelper Quane's Bar on Thursday evening with Principal of St Brendan's NS Blennerville Robbie O'Connell and organising committee members Claire Flynn, Louise Brassil, Rebecca Roche and Nora Corridon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Win Cash By Beating ‘The Chaser’

October 16, 2019 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

THERE’S just days to go until people have the chance to win cash if they can beat ‘The Chaser’ in a school fundraiser. Taking place on Friday, October 18, at The Rose Hotel, St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville a hosting ‘The Chaser’, an event modelled on the original show ‘The […]

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Kerry Film Festival To Host Premiere Of ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Documentary

Kerry Film Festival To Host Premiere Of ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Documentary

October 16, 2019 at 7:59 am 1 comment

THE world premiere of a documentary about a Tralee woman and how she transformed the lives of children in Africa will take place as part of the Kerry Film Festival this weekend. ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ tells the story of Louise Quill, who created the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania through sheer […]

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Rebecca Lyons with some of her origami art at Syphon Coffee Bar and Lounge on Culture Night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Syphon To Host Origami Workshops For Children During Mid-Term Break

October 16, 2019 at 7:59 am 0 comments

LOCAL origami artist Rebecca Lyons will be holding origami workshops for children aged 8 to 16 on Saturday October 26 and Wednesday, October 30. The classes will take place at Syphon coffee bar and lounge on Courthouse Lane, Tralee. The €20 fee includes a 2 hour workshop, all materials and a […]

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Launching the Ballad and Folk Night fundraising concert at The Ashe Hotel were, front from left; Peter Tigge, Pamela O'Connor and Dave Buckley. Back from left; Julie O'Sullivan (Tralee Community Responders), Mary Lynch, Padraig Hanrahan (The Ashe Hotel), Mary Fitzgerald (Comfort For Chemo Kerry) and Jimmy Murphy (Tralee Community Responders). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Line-Up Of Ballad Bands And Singers To Help Two Great Causes

October 13, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

A LINE-UP consisting of the best of local ballad/ folk musicians and singers will entertain at a special fundraising concert this December at The Ashe Hotel. It’s a who’s who of the local scene appearing with Spailpín, Flight of Earls, Ronnie Ryan, Sligo & Shenanigans, Joe & Pam, Dreams of […]

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Looking forward to the 'Roaring Twenties' Fashion Show at Mercy Mounthawk were students Eabha Murphy, Hugh Emerson, Emily O'Brien, Alison Lane and Favor Itsede. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students To Go Back To The ‘Roaring Twenties’ For Fashion Show

October 12, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for a night of fabulous fashion at Mercy Mounthawk gym organised by the school’s Transition Year students. With a theme of ‘The Roaring Twenties’, hundreds of students and their families are set to enjoy a great show on Thursday, October 24, which will benefit charities M.S Ireland, […]

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Looking forward to the Monster Mash Ball were Ciara O'Mahony of JRI America, drama teacher Tim Landers, Sarah Fitzmartin, David Malone, Denise O'Mahony John McCarthy, Labhaoise O'Connor, Marinela Gleeson, Rachel Wall and Emma Moynihan of JRI America. Photo by Dermot Crean

Inspired Invites All To Their ‘Monster Mash Ball’ In The Ashe Hotel

October 12, 2019 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be wall to wall witches and ghouls in the Ashe Hotel in two weeks when the Inspired group hosts a Monster Mash Ball. The event takes place on October 24 from 7.45pm to 10pm and everyone is invited to come along. Admission is €15. As Sarah Fitzmartin, a member of the […]

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George Michael Tribute Act To Play INEC

George Michael Tribute Act To Play INEC

October 11, 2019 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re a George Michael or Wham fan, then you’ll love this. ‘Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael’, is coming to the INEC Killarney on Saturday, November 16. The show is packed with crowd pleasing anthems, from the Wham classics of the to the chart-topping success of the eighties album Faith. […]

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Misty Button.

Tralee Man’s Feature Film To Screen At Kerry Film Festival

October 11, 2019 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

A FEATURE film made by a Tralee man will be making its Kerry premiere at the Kerry Film Festival on October 20th at 4pm in Killarney Cinema. Misty Button was written and directed by Tralee native Seanie Sugrue. Local Tralee filmmaker Bertie Brosnan was also a producer on the project. The […]

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Outlion

Stag & Doe Sessions Return With Great Line-Up

October 10, 2019 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stag & Doe Sessions returns next month and organisers are promising the best night live original music yet. Taking place on Friday, November 15 at 9pm, The Fiddler Bar in the Square will host Outlion, Stolen City and Fallen Lights. The Sessions have provided an opportunity for local music fans to […]

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Drama Nights Return To The Ballymac Bar

Drama Nights Return To The Ballymac Bar

October 9, 2019 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVING enjoyed great success during the summer, Frank Houlihan of Hybreasal Productions is bringing drama back to The Ballymac Bar in Boherbee later this month. There will be performances of three one-act plays at the back of the bar on October 24, 25 and 26 at 8pm. There’s an American comedy, […]

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Music Fans Look Forward To Christie Hennessy Celebration

Music Fans Look Forward To Christie Hennessy Celebration

October 9, 2019 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Christie Hennessy Celebration of Songwriters and Musicians is  just weeks away now and it’s set to be a great weekend featuring excellent music talent and special guest, Irish singer-songwriter, Mundy. This years event will once again be taking place at the Ashe Hotel in Tralee Friday, November 1 and […]

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Sponsored: Presentation Castleisland — A Positive School Culture Based On Core Values And Beliefs

Sponsored: Presentation Castleisland — A Positive School Culture Based On Core Values And Beliefs

October 9, 2019 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School Castleisland is holding its Open Day and Enrolment on Saturday, October 19 next from 10am – 1pm, with the Principal’s address at 11am. Presentation Castleisland offers the following benefits : • Inclusive, welcoming environment • Positive school culture based on core values and beliefs • Wide range […]

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O'Sullivan's Pharmacy

‘Cups Against Breast Cancer’ Coffee Morning At Tralee Pharmacy

October 8, 2019 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE pharmacy is hosting a charity event on this Friday morning to benefit the Irish Cancer Society. The ‘Cups Against Breast Cancer’ coffee morning will take place at O’Sullivan’s Pharmacy at Centrepoint on Edward Street from 10am to 1pm. This is an event that will be held all over […]

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Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

Pieta House Tralee Invites All To Open Day

October 8, 2019 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

PIETA House in Moyderwell, Tralee is hosting an open day on Thursday, October  17. Pieta House Tralee provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service for people who are experiencing suicidal ideation, people who have attempted suicide, people who are engaging in self-harm and people bereaved by suicide. Con O’Connor of Pieta […]

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Eibh Collins

Packed Schedule Of Screenings And Events For Kerry Film Festival This Month

October 4, 2019 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

CELEBRATING its 20th edition, Kerry International Film Festival has pulled back the curtain on their 2019 programme of films, complete with special events and most of all some very special films. Featuring feature films, documentaries, animation, short film programmes and industry events, the festival will showcase new work from Ireland […]

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Vincent Lynch (in front) of Nolan's Londis on North Circular Road prepares for the 'Row For Rescue' fundraiser next month. Also included at back is Niall Nolan of Nolan's Londis, Julie Conway, Maureen Greaney, Michael Slattery of Kerry Mountain Rescue and Frank O'Brien of Banna Rescue. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

October 4, 2019 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

While Sunday is a very quiet day on the events front, there’s loads to get up to on Saturday to suit all tastes… Saturday 1. Comic fest fun… The Kingdom Comic Fest will take place at the Brandon Hotel. This is a comic book, pop culture event where there will be […]

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Sponsored: You Can Bet On A Fun Time At Christmas Party Nights In The Rose Hotel

Sponsored: You Can Bet On A Fun Time At Christmas Party Nights In The Rose Hotel

October 3, 2019 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something fun and different for a Christmas party, then Casino Night at the Rose Hotel is set to be a stylish treat. With the red carpet rolled out, bubbles on ice, scrumptious seasonal food, blackjack tables and festive entertainment, The Rose Hotel has all the ingredients needed […]

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Church Of Ireland To Celebrate 400 Years Of Worship In Tralee This Sunday

Church Of Ireland To Celebrate 400 Years Of Worship In Tralee This Sunday

October 3, 2019 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

REV. Jim Stephens, Rector,  and the Community of St. John’s Church of Ireland, Tralee, have extended an invitation to everyone to join them for a special celebration. Taking place in the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Ashe Street on this Sunday, October 6, at 4pm, a Service of […]

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Fenit Samphires To Hold Family Fun Day To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Fenit Samphires To Hold Family Fun Day To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

October 2, 2019 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

FENIT Samphires FC’s 25th year celebration takes place this Saturday, October 5 at Samphire Park starting at 12:30. This is a family fun day celebrating 25 years of the club’s existence with various matches, games, refreshments and fun all day. There will be games starting from 12.30pm, involving teams from […]

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Paco To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning In Aid Of Comfort For Chemo Kerry

Paco To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning In Aid Of Comfort For Chemo Kerry

October 1, 2019 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again on Friday, October 11, for a great cause. The event was due to take place on Friday, October 4, but has been postponed due to Storm Lorenzo. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised […]

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Alan Kerins.

Diocese Of Kerry Organise Events In Tralee During ‘Mission Month’

October 1, 2019 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are two events planned at St John’s Parish Centre, Tralee for the ‘Extraordinary Month of Mission’ during October. It will be an extra-special month of events, prayer and action in the diocese of Kerry.  Two major events are planned. Alan Kerins, popular sportsman and founder of Self-help Africa is […]

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Macalla na hEireann.

Top Trad Musicians Set To Play Concert At Dúchas In Tralee

September 30, 2019 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

MACALLA na hÉireann, the 2019 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will perform in The Dúchas Comhaltas Centre in Tralee, on Wednesday October 16 while on this year’s 14 venue tour. Sponsored by Bus Éireann this annual Concert Tour Bus features the best of traditional talent drawn from the four provinces […]

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Kerry Sports Academy

Kerry Sports Academy At ITT To Host ‘Pain To Performance’

September 29, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA, in conjunction with The Bon Secours Hospital, will welcome world renowned applied sports scientist and S&C Coach, Professor Tim Gabbett, to deliver a performance workshop, entitled “Pain to Performance”. This event will take place in the Kerry Sports Academy at IT Tralee on Thursday October 3 from 6.30 – […]

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Blennerville Threshing Festival Celebrates 30th Anniversary This Sunday

Blennerville Threshing Festival Celebrates 30th Anniversary This Sunday

September 27, 2019 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 30th annual Blennerville Windmill threshing festival takes place this Sunday and there’s a wonderful line-up of entertainment for the day to celebrate the anniversary. This is one of the oldest steam threshing and vintage car display in Kerry running since 1989 and there’s something for all the family. Starting at […]

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Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

Mountain Biking Event In Town Park This Saturday

September 27, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

SOMETHING different in the Town Park on a Saturday. As part of European Week of Sport 2019, Mountain Biking Kerry will be holding a mountain biking experience day in Tralee Town Park in conjunction with Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership. On the day, two local mountain biking clubs will be […]

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Launching the second Kerry County Council’s second Architecture Kerry Festival at Killarney House and Gardens were from left, Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher, Emer Corridon, Manager Cahernane House, Chief Executive Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell, Bríd Colhoun, Killarney House and Gardens and Victoria McCarthy, Kerry County Council’s Architectural Conservation Officer. Kerry’s architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated from 27 to 29 September.A wide range of free events including talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events will take place. Visit www.kerrycoco.ie/AK2019 for further details.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Events Taking Place In Tralee This Weekend During Architecture Kerry Festival

September 26, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Kerry’s architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated during the second annual Architecture Kerry Festival this weekend and a wide range of free events including talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events will take place. Tralee will host events during the festival, which is part […]

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