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Most of the participants in the second John Mitchels GAA Strictly Come Dancing event with Chairman of the Club Denis Mannix and MC Brian Hurley. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Contestants

September 23, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

IT’S back! After the stunning success of last year’s event in Ballygarry House Hotel, eleven couples will return to the same dancefloor to thrill audiences at the John Mitchels GAA Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ 2017. The couples have been carefully selected and are currently in training for this momentous event […]

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McCann At The Movies: Miss ‘Wind River’ At Your Peril!

McCann At The Movies: Miss ‘Wind River’ At Your Peril!

September 23, 2017 at 9:24 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, John McCann says ‘Wind River’ is an outstanding crime thriller fuelled by a remarkable performance by Jeremy Renner… With a feast of big budget Hollywood blockbusters, armed with monstrous marketing campaigns being thrust to the cinema going public on a weekly basis, sometimes we tend to overlook […]

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The ‘Late Late’ Is Still Looking For Toy Show Performers

The ‘Late Late’ Is Still Looking For Toy Show Performers

September 22, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

DO you know any kids with special talents? The deadline to get applications in to be part of the cast for this year’s Late Late Toy Show has been extended by another seven days, it was announced today. Young performers now have until Friday, September 29th to get their applications in. The final […]

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Looking forward to the Tralee Food Festival which takes place from September 22-24 were, Yomk Oviedo and Mayrinfer Ambrano of Transition Kerry, Paul Cotter, Croí Restaurant; David Scott, Tralee Chamber Alliance; Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley; Kevin O'Connor of Croí Restaurant and Sylvia Thompson of Transition Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Seven Things To Do This Weekend Around Tralee

September 22, 2017 at 9:25 am 0 comments

While last weekend was a quiet one around town events-wise, there’s a whole host of things to get up to over the next couple of days in Tralee… Friday 1. Culture night… There’s a whole host of events happening tonight all over town for the annual Culture Night. Singing, dancing, […]

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Here’s All You Need To Know About Culture Night In Tralee

September 22, 2017 at 9:16 am 0 comments

RIGHT so, tonight is Culture Night around the country and there’s loads going on. Around Tralee you’ll find singing, dancing, drama, poetry, history, slapstick comedy, an art installation and so much more. The following is a list of events happening in town and where to find them… • THE SQUARE […]

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Top MUA To Give Masterclass In CH Chemists Next Month

Top MUA To Give Masterclass In CH Chemists Next Month

September 21, 2017 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

MAKE-Up enthusiasts will be delighted to learn about an upcoming masterclass by a renowned expert at CH Chemists next month. Jeanette Cronin in collaboration with a top seller in CH, Powder ‘n’ Pout will be doing make up demos on Saturday, October 7 at 2pm. She will be using both […]

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Con Houlihan To Be Remembered In His Hometown With New Trail

Con Houlihan To Be Remembered In His Hometown With New Trail

September 21, 2017 at 9:57 am 0 comments

THE annual remembrance day for Con Houlihan takes place in Castleisland on Saturday, September 30 and this year sees the the launch of the Con Houlihan Trail by Castleisland Chamber Alliance. The trail consists of a short tour of Castleisland town taking in some of Con’s favourite places in the area. […]

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A crowd watching chef Odran Lucey giving a cookery demo in the Square as part of the Tralee Food Festival on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Square Space For Transition Kerry During Tralee Food Festival

September 20, 2017 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

  TRANSITION Kerry will be hosting a ‘Sustainable Space’ at Tralee Food Festival on this Saturday in the Square. This is to celebrate and showcase the work that is being done by local community groups and small local sustainable businesses. Tralee Allotments Project will show how the Community Apple Press works. […]

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Taking off in the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kids Fun Cycle In Aid Of Ardfert School Rescheduled For This Sunday

September 20, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

WHILE adults took off on the annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle in aid of the local school two weeks ago, the planned kids cycle for September 10 had to be postponed. Well now the Kids’ Fun Cycle has been rescheduled for this Sunday, September 24. Registration from 10am to 10.45am and […]

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Top Sailing Event For Fenit This Weekend

Top Sailing Event For Fenit This Weekend

September 19, 2017 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

SAILING enthusiasts are in for a treat this weekend with top racing coming to Fenit. Tralee Bay Maritime Centre along with Tralee Bay Sailing Club are hosting some of the best sailors in the country in a spectacular sailing competition, The 49er Nationals and Skiff Open from Friday, September 22 […]

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Gerry Adams To Launch Book In Tralee On Thursday

Gerry Adams To Launch Book In Tralee On Thursday

September 17, 2017 at 10:13 am 0 comments

PRESIDENT of Sinn Féin Gerry Adams TD will be in The Rose Hotel Tralee on Thursday September 21 at 7.30pm to launch ‘Ireland’s Hunger for Justice’, the story of Ireland’s 22  hunger strikers. Early in 2017 a  committee consisting of Martin Ferris TD, John Buckley, Pól O’Clúbháin, Seán O’Braoin, Éamonn deBairéad, Seán O’Luing, […]

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McCann At The Movies: You’ll Have Sleepless Nights After ‘IT’

McCann At The Movies: You’ll Have Sleepless Nights After ‘IT’

September 16, 2017 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

‘IT’ is a chilling reboot that won’t do anything for a good night’s sleep says our movie guy, John McCann… Of all the Hollywood reboots and remakes hitting our screens in recent times, the idea of a modernised version of the mini-series IT based on the Stephen King novel was […]

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The contestants and organising committee at the launch of the Ballyheigue GAA 'Strictly Come Dancing' event at the clubhouse on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballyheigue GAA Looks Forward To Its First ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Event

September 15, 2017 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

IT may be seven weeks away, but excitement is already building in the village of Ballyheigue as the club prepares to hold its first ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ night. A launch night was held at the club grounds on Thursday evening where many of the contestants gathered for photos and chat […]

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People Invited To Fenit To Take Part In Coastwatch Survey

People Invited To Fenit To Take Part In Coastwatch Survey

September 14, 2017 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be a training event for people interested in taking part in the Coastwatch Survey on Sunday, September 17 on Fenit Island at 2pm, meeting at the carpark at the back beach. September 15 marks the beginning of the annual Coastwatch Survey.  The survey is a fantastic way to […]

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John B Keane Work Adapted For Stage At INEC This Winter

John B Keane Work Adapted For Stage At INEC This Winter

September 14, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

JON Kenny and Mary McEvoy will be taking to the stage in a play based on ‘The Letters of A Successful TD and An Irish Minister of State’ by John B Keane and adapted by the director Michael Scott. ‘A Successful TD’ makes its debut in the INEC Killarney on […]

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LISTOWEL RACES LAUNCH -   Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane pictured at the  launch of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day which will be held on Friday 15th of September at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival. The overall winner of the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival will win an all new and super stylish Honda Jazz for a year plus a cheque for Ä3,000! Details of the amazing first prize were announced by David Fitzmaurice, Chairman, Listowel Race Company and Patrick McElligott, Managing Director, McElligotts Tralee. Judges were revealed as Ireland's top TV personalities and best known TV duo, Daithi O'Se and Maura Derrane assisted by Kerry footballer and McElligott's ambassador Dave Moran. This is the third year of the McElligotts Honda sponsorship and in addition to the all new Honda Jazz with Ä3,000 cash for the Best Dressed Lady, there are also prizes for the Jazziest Headpiece, Most Iconic Lady, Most Glamorous Young Racer and Most Stylish Selfie!  Last year the McElligotts Honda Ladies Day attracted a record crowd of over 29,000, confirming it as one of the most popular and stylish events on the Irish racing and fashion calendar. The annual 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival runs from Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th of September 2017. For more information visit www.listowelraces.ie. #listowelraces ##mcelligottshondaladiesday
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Three Days Of Fashion Competitions At Listowel Races Begins Thursday

September 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races this Friday is sponsored by AIB Listowel… FASHIONABLE racers of all ages can look forward to three days of Best Dressed competitions, including dedicated categories for gentlemen, ladies, younger racers, vintage lovers, couples and the most Stylish Selfie! Commencing tomorrow […]

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Members of Coiste Thionól Mhic Easmainn who are organising this year’s Casement Gathering in Tralee on Friday 15th September in The Meadowlands Hotel: tosach (ó chlé) – Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa, Seán Seosamh Ó Conchubhair (Cathaoirleach), Dawn Uí Chonchubhair. Líne 2 (ó chlé) – Brian Caball, Dr Tadhg Ó hArragáin, who will officially open The Gathering and speak ón Tomás Ághas/Thomas Ashe, Aoife Ní Chonchubhair, Brian O’Daly.

Casement Autumn Gathering To Take Place This Friday

September 13, 2017 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Tionól Mhic Easmainn/Casement Autumn Gathering will take place in The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, at 8pm on Friday next, September 15. This year’s lecture, entitled ‘Saving Roger Casement: The Exiled Children’s Misplaced Trust’, will be given by Dr Robert (Bob) Schmuhl of Notre Dame University, Indiana, USA. Dr Schmuhl, author of ‘Ireland’s […]

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Clean-Up Of Coastal Area Behind Blennerville Windmill This Sunday

Clean-Up Of Coastal Area Behind Blennerville Windmill This Sunday

September 13, 2017 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you want to get involved in cleaning up our lovely coastline this weekend, then this is a great way to do it. As part of the CleanCoasts Big Beach Clean Weekend, Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre will be running a cleanup of the area behind the windmill at Blennerville. Slí […]

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Chairperson of Tralee Art Group, Geraldine Kissane with her painting 'Waves of Grey' at the Tralee Art Group 'Art Inspired By Literature' exhibition at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: From ’50 Shades’ To ‘Black Beauty’, Art Group Brings Literature To Life

September 13, 2017 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fine turnout at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening for the opening of a wonderful exhibition which brings literature to life on the canvass. The ladies and gents of Tralee Art Group set themselves a task of creating works inspired by all kinds of books. The result was […]

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Afternoon Tea Fundraiser For Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser For Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre

September 13, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING afternoon in aid of Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre will be held later this month and the organisation is hoping people support this great cause. The centre is set to host an Afternoon Tea Party  on Saturday, September 23 at 1pm in the Muckross House Hotel, Killarney. Guests […]

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12 September 2017; Le Galaxie were pictured alongside Aoife Woodlock, music producer for eir Other Voices, far left, at the launch of the eir Other Voices Open Call 2017, which will make possible the opportunity for one Irish artist to earn a huge coverted performance slot at the IMRO Other Room during the festival.  Transmisson of that performance on RTÉ along with further music career support from eir including all festival expenses, time in a recording studio and budget to create a music video, along with music industry mentoring from the eir Other Voices team. Visit www.othervoices.ie for further information.  Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

First Acts For 16th ‘Other Voices’ In Dingle Announced

September 13, 2017 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE eir Other Voices festival returns to Kerry this December 1, 2 and 3, and the first acts have been announced. It will be the 16th instalment of the world-renowned TV series recording sessions that reverberate around the ancient walls of St. James’ Church in Dingle, later edited and broadcast on […]

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David O'Doherty is in Siamsa Tire in December 1.

David O’Doherty Comes To Siamsa This Winter

September 10, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

COMEDIAN, author and cycling enthusiast, David O’Doherty is coming back to Tralee this winter for a stand-up show. Self-styled as the Aldi Bublé, the Ryanair Enya, he will present an evening of his latest jokes and songs in Siamsa Tíre on December 1. Tickets are €18 / €16 plus €1 […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Detroit’ – A Tough But Essential Piece Of Filmmaking

McCann At The Movies: ‘Detroit’ – A Tough But Essential Piece Of Filmmaking

September 9, 2017 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

‘Detroit’ is an emotional and gut-wrenching movie from one of Hollywood’s finest directors says our movie critic, John McCann… The latest feature from Kathryn Bigelow – the Academy Award winning director with a rich back catalogue which includes ‘The Hurt Locker’ and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ – tells the gripping true […]

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Amy Lynch, Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee People To Feature On New RTE Fashion Series ‘Frockfinders’

September 8, 2017 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE people will feature prominently in a new TV series next month about finding that perfect dress. The people from Waddell Media had their cameras in town over the summer months at a number of events, following Kerry Rose contestant Amy Lynch and Danny Leane of Annburys Boutique for the […]

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Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra INEC Gig Sells Out In One Minute, New Date Added

Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra INEC Gig Sells Out In One Minute, New Date Added

September 8, 2017 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a phenomenal response this morning when tickets for Jenny Greene and RTÉ Concert Orchestra in the INEC Killarney on December 15th sold out in just one minute! The collaboration has been selling out shows all over the country and will perform their last show of 2017 at Ireland’s biggest […]

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Six Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

Six Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

September 8, 2017 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Cycles, colour runs, big time basketball and family fun days. There’s a few things to get up to this weekend… Friday 1. Quiz time… A fundraising Fun Quiz will be held in Na Gaeil GAA Club at 8.30pm on Friday to help defray costs for a special event later this month […]

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Still Time To Register For Sunday’s Charity Colour Run In Tralee

Still Time To Register For Sunday’s Charity Colour Run In Tralee

September 5, 2017 at 5:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to register for a fantastic event this Sunday morning for charity which is sure to brighten up the day. The Crumlin Colour Dash will take place on Sunday, September 10 at 11am in Tralee Bay Wetlands. This is a 5km run, jog or walk that all the […]

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An enthusiastic start to the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ardfert Prepares For A Weekend Of Cycling Fun

September 5, 2017 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just days to go to the 4th annual Ardfert Harvest Cycle and organisers are hoping for another great turnout. Held to raise funds for Ardfert NS, the leisure cycle with 2 routes, 32km and 70km, will provide a challenge for both the novice and experienced cyclist as they negotiate […]

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Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra Coming To INEC

Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra Coming To INEC

September 4, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER raising the roof at Electric Picnic once again this year, 2FM are bringing Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra on the road to the INEC Killarney on Friday, December 15. The collaboration has sold out shows all over the country and will perform their last show of 2017 at […]

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Tralee Art Group To Hold Exhibition At Library

Tralee Art Group To Hold Exhibition At Library

September 3, 2017 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Art Group is holding an exhibition of new works based on the theme “Art Inspired by Literature” at Kerry County Library, Moyderwell on Tuesday September 12th at 6pm. Works in a wide variety of media will be on display, accompanied by the literature which inspired them. The group has […]

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