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Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

April 9, 2020 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

RTÉ is calling on the Irish public to come together to shine a light this Saturday at 9pm to create a moment of solidarity in our battle against the Covid 19 pandemic. President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina are set to shine their light from the Áras. Government […]

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Finnegan On Films: Four Classics To Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

Finnegan On Films: Four Classics To Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

March 28, 2020 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

As filming on productions close all over the world, our movie guy, James Finnegan, revisits some of the classic thrillers with four different permutations and perspectives on that staple premise…The Chase…  First comes the film that reset the template for the summer blockbuster – Jaws (1975). Starring Roy Scheider, Robert […]

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Finnegan On Films: Great Family Movies To Enjoy On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: Great Family Movies To Enjoy On Netflix

March 21, 2020 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

With most people shut up in their homes, if you have Netflix there’s hundreds of movies to choose from and plenty to watch with all the family says our movie guy, James Finnegan… As the cinemas are currently closed, it might be a time to revisit, or even introduce, some […]

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Kristen Scott Thomas in 'Military Wives'.

Finnegan On Film: A Perfect Movie To Escape From Coronavirus Blues

March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says ‘Military Wives’ has good performances to make it worth investing your time and money… THIS week’s film is very much in the genre of “Calendar Girls” and “The Full Monty”, so if you enjoyed them, you will enjoy this. It is a story based on the true […]

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Children from Caherleaheen NS are joined by Principal Mary Connolly and Carol O'Connor with at back, Ciara Buckley, Laura O'Shea, Trish Cronin and Courtney, to launch the Spring Gourmet Barbecue at Ballygarry House Hotel to take place on March 13. Photo by Dermot Crean

Number Of Events Planned For Tralee This Weekend Called Off

March 12, 2020 at 4:12 pm 1 comment

IN light of this morning’s announcement of new measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, a number of events which were due to take place in Tralee over the coming days have been called off. CBS The Green’s ‘Big Maggie’ had been cancelled for Thursday and Friday night. A […]

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Siamsa Tíre And INEC Postpone Upcoming Events

Siamsa Tíre And INEC Postpone Upcoming Events

March 12, 2020 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS morning’s announcement by the Government about new measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has resulted in the INEC Killarney and Siamsa Tíre having to postpone events in the next few weeks. The Government recommends any indoor gatherings of over 100 people be cancelled until after March 29. […]

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'Lost' by the Free Radicals Youth Theatre, takes place on this Saturday night.

Get ‘Lost’ With The Free Radicals Youth Theatre Group In Siamsa

March 11, 2020 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-based Free Radicals Youth Theatre with present their new play this Saturday night. Produced by Laura Gibney & Neil Flynn in association with Siamsa Tíre, ‘Lost’ will be performed at 7.30pm in the theatre.  Tickets €10 from the Box Office 066 7123055 or via www.siamsatire.com This rip-roaring adventure spans the […]

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CBS The Green students in rehearsals for 'Big Maggie'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Forget ‘Big Maggie’ At CBS The Green This Week

March 11, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Transition Years of CBS The Green will stage their dramatic production of John B. Keane’s ‘Big Maggie’ tonight, Thursday and Friday night at the school. The cast have been rehearsing for months now and all that hard work will come to fruition in a top quality production which is […]

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The Neon Cars.

Stag & Doe Sessions Returns For First Anniversary Gig In Tralee

March 10, 2020 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

STAG and Doe Sessions will celebrate their one year anniversary with a gig in The Fiddler Bar Tralee on Friday, April 3. They have three amazing original Irish acts with Leevy, Sara Ryan and The Neon Cars (formerly Columbia) taking to the stage in on the night. Kicking off the night will be Leevy who […]

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Darren O'Sullivan, Fergal O'Sullivan and Mark O'Sullivan looking forward to Cheltenham week at The Castle Bar. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cheltenham Comes To The Castle Bar This Week

March 9, 2020 at 1:13 pm 1 comment

LAST chance to enter! The Cheltenham festival begins tomorrow and the next best thing to being there is the craic in The Castle Bar. In fact, many racing fans in town take a week’s holidays to enjoy the atmosphere. The highlight at the Rock Street bar is the racing and […]

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Children from Caherleaheen NS are joined by Principal Mary Connolly and Carol O'Connor with at back, Ciara Buckley, Laura O'Shea, Trish Cronin and Courtney, to launch the Spring Gourmet Barbecue at Ballygarry House Hotel to take place on March 13. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Night Of Entertainment In Prospect At Fundraising BBQ In Ballygarry

March 8, 2020 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

CAHERLEAHEEN NS and Parents Association will host their ‘Gourmet Spring Grill’ fundraiser to support a facility which has been a huge support to parents of a child attending the school. The event on this coming Friday, March 13 at The Pavilion in Ballygarry House Hotel, will support the Hugh’s House charity, […]

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Angela Leahy, Sarah Leahy, Monica Flynn and Deirdre Flynn at the Causeway Community Action Group Oskars Night at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Causeway Goes To The ‘Oskars’ In Ballyroe

March 7, 2020 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Causeway community was out in force last night for a fantastic night of glitz and glamour at the ‘Oskars’. The Causeway Community Action Group Oskars was held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel as a fundraiser to help purchase the Shannon Ballroom in the village. Produced by Dublin-based company, Kevin Rowe […]

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Finnegan On Film: ‘The Invisible Man’ Is A Tense And Inventive Thriller

Finnegan On Film: ‘The Invisible Man’ Is A Tense And Inventive Thriller

March 7, 2020 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says you should definitely see ‘The Invisible Man’… “What did you see this week?” “The Invisible Man” “How did you manage that?” I’m not a great devotee of modern horror films – far too many graphic decapitations.  But I love the old Universal and Hammer […]

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Stewart Lyons and Noel Keane of Cocktail Heist.

Sponsored: Cocktail Heist — A New Taste Experience For Tralee

March 6, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re heading out this weekend, then why not try something different which hasn’t been seen (or tasted) in Tralee before. A collaboration between Stewart Lyons (former leaseholder of Roundy’s Bar) and Noel Keane of Croí Restaurant, the seeds of this enterprise were sown just before Christmas, when Noel invited […]

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A Quiet Space For Children With Autism To Enjoy St Patricks Day Parade

March 5, 2020 at 1:45 pm 1 comment

WITH less than two weeks until the St Patrick’s Day Parade many are looking forward to a noisy and colourful extravaganza of entertainment. However, for people with autism, the parade can be distressing. Because of this, there will be a sensory path for children/families with autism and additional needs this […]

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Cast members rehearsing for 'The Field'. Included in front are; Rhona Johnston (Mamie Flanagan), Mags Slattery (Mrs Maggie Butler) and Siobhan Keane (Mrs McCabe). Back from left; Conor O'Sullivan (Leamy Flanagan), Kevin McElligott (Tadhg), Chirs Conlon (William Dee), Frank Houlihan (Dandy McCabe), John Patton (Bull McCabe), George Lowe (Bird) and Eoin Nolan (Fr Murphy). Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Miss ‘The Field’ In Siamsa Tíre Over Next Three Nights

March 5, 2020 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

FINAL preparations are in place as a renowned local theatre company brings a classic John B Keane play to the stage for a three night fun from this evening. Zyber Theatre presents ‘The Field’ at Siamsa Tire on this Thursday, Friday and Saturday 5th, 6th and 7th of March at […]

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CBS The Green students in rehearsals for 'Big Maggie'. Photo by Dermot Crean

CBS The Green Students To Take On ‘Big Maggie’

March 4, 2020 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Transition Years of CBS The Green are busy preparing for their upcoming dramatic production of John B. Keane’s Big Maggie which takes place over three days next week. “This is our third John B.Keane production in six shows over the past five years,” said teacher Ellen McGillycuddy. “Drama has […]

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UHK 'Sickly Come Dancing' contestants Elma O'Brien, Carmel Quinlan, Breda Twomey and Lorraine Hobbert at the launch on Monday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

UHK Staff To Take To Dancefloor For ‘Sickly Come Dancing — The Relapse’

March 4, 2020 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! Following on from the University Hospital Kerry Sports & Social Club’s previous events Sickly Come Dancing 2018 and UHK Got Talent 2019, they are a hosting a third fundraiser at the end of the month. ‘Sickly Come Dancing — The Relapse’ will take place on Friday , March […]

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CH To Host ‘Morning Of Beauty, Health And Wellness’ For Charity

CH To Host ‘Morning Of Beauty, Health And Wellness’ For Charity

March 2, 2020 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

CH Tralee and Recovery Haven Kerry are joining forces this Saturday, March 7 for a fundraising coffee morning with a difference. The store will host a morning of health, beauty and wellness in aid of the cancer support charity, with special guests, discussions and demonstrations on show from 11am. First […]

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Temple Street Ambassador Rosie Connolly was joined by some little Temple Street bakers to celebrate the launch of this year’s Great Irish Bake for Temple Street taking place on 3rd April.

Kerry People Urged To Get Baking For Temple Street Hospital

March 1, 2020 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE Temple Street Foundation is encouraging people in Kerry and all around the country to host their own bake sale to raise some much needed dough for Temple Street in the Great Irish Bake campaign. These funds will help provide essential equipment that will have a real impact for the […]

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Kevin McElligott (Tadhg), John Patton (Bull McCabe) and George Lowe (Bird) rehearsing for 'The Field'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Theatre To Stage John B. Keane’s Classic ‘The Field’

February 29, 2020 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

LOVERS of great theatre are really in for a treat this coming week as the renowned local theatre company bring a classic to the stage. Zyber Theatre presents ‘The Field’ by John B. Keane at Siamsa Tire on Thursday, Friday and Saturday 5th, 6th and 7th of March at 8pm […]

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Harrison Ford in 'The Call Of The Wild'.

Finnegan On Films: ‘The Call Of The Wild’ Is Utterly Charming And Highly Recommended

February 29, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says ‘The Call of the Wild’ is a lovely family film that won’t disappoint… As we face into another weekend with the latest ‘Orange Weather’ warning, it seemed an appropriate choice to go and see “The Call of the Wild”, in case I could pick […]

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Connect Hair And Beauty Awards To Take Place In Tralee This Sunday

Connect Hair And Beauty Awards To Take Place In Tralee This Sunday

February 28, 2020 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards will take place in The Rose Hotel this Sunday. Helmed by Margaret Kissane, Publisher and Editor of Connect Magazine, it will be an evening of awards and recognition for the excellent work done, and the enormous talent, of the hair and beauty industry […]

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Pictured getting ready Tralee’s Fastest Club Relay Race this Saturday are Liam O’Donnell from Churchill and David O’Callaghan from John Mitchels, with Brendan Nolan, Mike Quinn and Jim O’Donnell.

Relay Race Fun At Track To Find Tralee’s Fastest Club

February 28, 2020 at 8:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee/Spa Regional Night is taking place this Saturday night at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium and the organising committee has invited the local GAA clubs to take part in a relay race. The race takes place around the racing circuit comprising of three players from each club competing for the […]

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Linda Browne, Mary Jo Daly, Malachy Kelly, Triona Daly and Susan Browne who will take part in the 'Springtime Variety Show'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Churchill Drama Players Return With ‘Springtime Variety Show’

February 27, 2020 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a three-year hiatus, the Churchill Drama Players will once again to the stage with their much-loved ‘Springtime Variety Show’. They’ve enjoyed sellout performances over the years at Siamsa Tíre, but this time they’ll grace the stage in Ardfert Community Centre on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8 at […]

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Chain Gang Cycling Club To Host Information Night This Week

Chain Gang Cycling Club To Host Information Night This Week

February 26, 2020 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL cycling club is encouraging people to get involved in the sport with a mentoring programme information night this week. With the spring and then summer fast approaching, the Chain Gang Cycling Club say getting back onto the bike is a great way to see the new seasons unfolding. On […]

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Liverpool Legends Are Coming To The INEC This June

Liverpool Legends Are Coming To The INEC This June

February 24, 2020 at 10:36 pm Comments are Disabled

LIVERPOOL fans were celebrating a win against West Ham tonight, but Kerry Reds have another  reason to cheer with this news! Robbie Fowler, Jason McAteer and John Aldridge are coming to the INEC for ‘Y.N.W.A – A Celebration of the 19/20 season’. The lads will be telling stories and giving […]

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Libraries Open Day To Take Place On Saturday

Libraries Open Day To Take Place On Saturday

February 24, 2020 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

LIBRARIES all around the country will be hosting a Libraries Open Day on this Saturday, February 29 and a special invitation is extended to all, both current and non-members to come along and see the services on offer for them at their local library. All of the nine libraries in […]

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The launch of the NEWKD Hotel Recruitment Fair.

NEWKD To Host Hotel Recruitment Event Next Month

February 24, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

NEWKD (North East West Kerry Development) are hosting a free, interactive, Hotel Recruitment event on Wednesday, March 25, which will include The Rose Hotel, The Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa, The Brandon Hotel, The Wilde Hotel Ballybunion, The Marine Hotel Ballybunion, Ballyroe Heights Hotel, The Ashe Hotel, Manor West Hotel. […]

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The Kim family in 'Parasite'.

Finnegan On Film: ‘Parasite’ Is An Enthralling, Gem Of A Movie

February 22, 2020 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says the winner of multiple Oscars is one of the best films of the decade… I cannot claim any great expertise on Korean, North or South, Film Culture so I came to this film without any preconceptions.  I left enthralled. This is a pure gem […]

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