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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

Blennerville School To Bring ‘The Chaser’ To Tralee Next Month

September 20, 2019 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

CAN you beat ‘The Chaser’? As host Bradley Walsh says on the hugely popular quiz show, “Come and have a go if you think you’re clever enough!” Well you’ll get your chance at a special fundraising event on Friday, October 18, at The Rose Hotel when St Brendan’s NS in […]

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Part of the crowd at the Horan's Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get To The Rose Hotel For The Horan’s Healthstores Health And Wellness Fest

September 20, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Horan’s Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest is back this weekend with over 50 health and lifestyle exhibitors and internationally renowned speakers. Taking place in The Rose Hotel on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, Sandra Breen Regional Manager of Horan’s Healthstores explained why they are holding the event. […]

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Brian Crean and Steve Baker of Banna Sea Rescue with Derek Rusk of Manor West Retail Park at last year's event. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Discover More About Local Organisations At ‘Community On Your Doorstep’ This Saturday

September 20, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome a host of Kerry’s local community organisations for its ‘Community on Your Doorstep’ exhibition this weekend. Taking place on Saturday, September 21, the event will showcase a wide variety of organisations, clubs and services which are right on the doorstep of […]

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Here’s What’s Happening In Tralee For Culture Night

Here’s What’s Happening In Tralee For Culture Night

September 20, 2019 at 8:38 am Comments are Disabled

CULTURE Night kicks off right across Ireland between the hours of 5.00pm and 11.00pm tonight and there’s a whole lot to do and see around Tralee. The variety of events on offer ensures there is something that will appeal to everyone, with, tours, talks, screenings and performances that suit all […]

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Local Writers To Launch Anthology Of Work On Culture Night

Local Writers To Launch Anthology Of Work On Culture Night

September 18, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL writing group will launch their anthology of work this Friday to coincide with Culture Night. The Thursday Night Writers will also host an Open Mic evening in Tralee Library from 6pm to 8pm at the launch of ‘Thursday Night Tales’. There will also be raffles with prizes that […]

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Fun Day To Recognise ‘Little Heroes’ Dealing With Cancer

Fun Day To Recognise ‘Little Heroes’ Dealing With Cancer

September 17, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A VERY special event to recognise and reward Kerry’s brave little heroes who are dealing with cancer is being organised in Tralee on Sunday, September 29. Organised by cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, a special ‘Little Heroes’ Fun day will take place at John Mitchel’s GAA Grounds from 3-6pm […]

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Kerry Children Wanted To Take Part In TG4 Show

September 17, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY children are wanted to participate in a TG4 show called ‘Is Eolaí Mé’. The production company, Fíbín Media, is looking for children between the ages of 8-12 years of age for the show – chatty confident kids with Irish who have some interest in Science – kids that are […]

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Gavin James

Gavin James To Play INEC On New Year’s Eve

September 16, 2019 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  GAVIN James plus very special guests will play Gleneagle INEC Arena this December. The Irish singer-songwriter is no stranger to the venue having played concerts there over the past few years, including one in late December last year. Now he’s set to return to Killarney for a New Year’s Eve […]

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Brian Crean and Steve Baker of Banna Sea Rescue with Derek Rusk of Manor West Retail Park at last year's event. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Manor West To Host ‘Community On Your Doorstep’ Exhibition

September 14, 2019 at 7:52 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome a host of Kerry’s local community organisations for its ‘Community on Your Doorstep’ exhibition next weekend. Taking place on Saturday, September 21, the event will showcase a wide variety of organisations, clubs and services which are right on the doorstep of […]

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Eleven Pubs To Watch The Game In On Saturday Night

Eleven Pubs To Watch The Game In On Saturday Night

September 14, 2019 at 7:51 am Comments are Disabled

While tens of thousands of Kerry fans will be in Croke Park on Saturday evening, those who can’t make it will be looking for somewhere with a bit of atmosphere in town (besides the Square of course!). Every pub is bound to be buzzing but here’s some suggestions to where […]

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Part of the crowd at the Horan's Health and Wellness Fest at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Horan’s Healthcare Health And Wellness Fest Returns

September 13, 2019 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Horan’s Healthstores Health and Wellness Fest is returning this month with over 50 health and lifestyle exhibitors and internationally renowned speakers. Taking place in The Rose Hotel on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22, Sandra Breen Regional Manager of Horan’s Healthstores explained why they are holding the event. […]

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At the official photo - call on Friday to officially launch the New Collections Fashion Luncheon, in association with Kelliher's Toyota Tralee, which will be held the Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry on Sunday 29th of September were (from left front row) Orla Diffily, Tim Kelliher, Kelliher's Toyota Tralee, Trish Covarr, Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Sharon O’Mahony, Radio Kerry and Kara McDonagh.(from left back row) Models Fiona Griffin and Sophie Thompson. 

Produced by Orla Diffily and the team at Upfront Model Management and Ray Stack productions in association with Radio Kerry, this stylish event is absolutely unmissable for everyone who loves fashion and want to see first what’s new for the Autumn / Winter season. In addition to showcasing new collections from top designers and boutiques, the afternoon will also focus on sustainable style and how each of us can make a difference. PLUS the organisers have some major surprises which will be revealed every Friday from now until showtime !

Mc’ed by Elaine Kinsella from Radio Kerry, the New Collections Fashion Luncheon will commence with a ‘live from the red carpet’ - as guests arrive - followed by a champagne reception in the newly opened Terrace Bar. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous 4 course luncheon with fine wines. Hair and Make up is by the multi award winning team at Sean Taaffe Group and there will also be a Best Dressed Lady and gift bags.

A limited number of early bird tickets are on sale now from Eventbrite for €80 plus booking fee. There after they will be €90 plus booking fee. Early booking is advised as due to size of the venue capacity at this event is limited. #aghadoefashion

Top Designers Lined Up For Fashion Event Later This Month

September 13, 2019 at 8:06 am Comments are Disabled

TOP fashion designers Umit Kutluk and Helen Cody are the special guests at a hotly anticipated fashion event, the New Collections Luncheon & Show in the Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa in Killarney on Sunday, September 29. They will be joined by both emerging and established Kerry designers and leading […]

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Students at the Bingo Loco event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Go Bingo Loco At Ballyroe During Freshers Week

September 12, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S Freshers Week at IT Tralee and what better way to settle into life in Tralee than a nice, quiet game of bingo. Well, maybe not so quiet. Try around 550 students converging on the Ballyroe Heights Hotel to party with a DJ at an event described as  “the runaway, bastard […]

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Norman McCloskey; Des Fitzgerald; Cllr Niall Kelleher, Cathaoirleach; Nicole Tilley; James Hayes; Lisa Fingleton; Caroline Lynch (Arts Office, KCC)

Talented Artists To Showcase Work On Culture Night

September 12, 2019 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase opens at 6pm on Culture Night on Friday, September 20, at Government Buildings, New Road, Killarney. A key date in the arts calendar in the county, the selected artists are all from or based in Kerry and are building careers for themselves as artists working […]

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Screening Of ‘Home Alone’ With Full Orchestra Is Coming To Kerry

Screening Of ‘Home Alone’ With Full Orchestra Is Coming To Kerry

September 11, 2019 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

FANS of  ‘Home Alone’ will be delighted to hear that a special screening of the family classic with a 100-piece orchestra is coming to Kerry in December. John Williams’ score will be performed live to picture by The Orchestra of Ireland and a choir at the INEC in Killarney on […]

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A candlelight vigil in Pearse Park to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

Candlelight Vigil At Pearse Park To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

September 10, 2019 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual candlelight vigil to remember those lost to suicide will take place tonight (Tuesday) at 8pm in Pearse Park. Those who have been affected by suicide are encouraged to come down to the Park to remember loved ones. The event is held annually in Tralee on World Suicide Prevention Day, […]

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Drag Queens Return To Tralee For Show On Culture Night

Drag Queens Return To Tralee For Show On Culture Night

September 10, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

WELL the event in July at Maddens Creative Hub was a sell-out success, so it only makes sense to bring the Queens back for more. Leading drag act, Candy Warhol returns for second show on Culture Night, Friday, September 20, this time in the Ashe Hotel, which promises to be the […]

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Launching the Freshers Fest in the Square on Monday were, Joseph Kavanagh, Petrina Comerford, Helena McMahon, Jason O'Byrne, Paul Ruane, Mary Lucey, Ken Tobin, Dale Drosnan, Ruairi Fry, Tadhg Flynn and David Scott. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Freshers Fest’ Kicks Off Tonight In The Square

September 10, 2019 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is hosting the first ‘Freshers Fest’ this week which will see live bands and DJs perform in the Square on Tuesday and Thursday night, with a ‘Trails of Tralee’ in between on the Wednesday. This brand-new festival will see a stage erected in the ‘festival square’ hosting live acts […]

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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

Second Architecture Kerry Festival To Take Place This Month

September 9, 2019 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated during the second annual Architecture Kerry Festival at the end of this month. A wide range of free events including talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events will take place from 27 to 29 September. The aim […]

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Tralee To Come Alive For Culture Night

Tralee To Come Alive For Culture Night

September 8, 2019 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

CELEBRATED dancer, David Geaney is Kerry’s 2019 local Culture Night Ambassador and was on hand during the past week to launch the event which has a host of things to see and do in Tralee. David will be promoting the night in Kerry on Friday, September 20th as Culture Night […]

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Aishling O'Connell from Tralee at the launch of the Listowel Races last month.

Family Day Kicks Off A Week Of Racing In Listowel

September 7, 2019 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER’S biggest and best Racing Festival – the 7 day Listowel Harvest Races – begins tomorrow and continues until next Saturday. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised an extensive range of free entertainment, starting with the Kerry Group […]

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The big screen in the Square being tested last night.

Big Screen In The Square For All-Ireland Final Replay

September 6, 2019 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Council in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance are planning a family experience in The Square for the All-Ireland Final on Saturday week. Sinn Féin Cllr Pa Daly told TraleeToday.ie that the Council has met with Tralee Chamber Alliance who are organising entertainment and a family-friendly atmosphere is assured before, […]

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Lining up for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean

Warriors Prepare For Super League Title Defence At Pre-Season Tournament

September 6, 2019 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors preparations for the upcoming Super League season step up a gear this weekend when they host a pre-season tournament tomorrow, Saturday September 7, at the Tralee Sports Complex. The reigning Super League champions will welcome National League Division One sides Ballincollig and EJ Sligo All Stars as […]

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Looking forward to the annual Tony O'Donoghue Walk were, in front; Millie O'Brien, Andrea O'Donoghue, Mark O'Brien, Ally Lynch and Kevin Boyle. Back from left; Stephen Griffin, Mono Ryle, Mary O'Donoghue, Tommy Brosnan, Bernadette Boyle and Donal Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Healthy Way To Spend Saturday Evening For A Great Cause

September 5, 2019 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S expected the weather will be fine for the annual Tony O’Donoghue walk which will take place this Saturday, September 7 at 5pm from the Blennerville Windmill Car Park. Thanks to the huge generosity of the local people and beyond they have raised over €45,000 in fundraising  in the event […]

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Community Groups Urged To Collaborate With Fidget Feet For Siamsa Show

Community Groups Urged To Collaborate With Fidget Feet For Siamsa Show

September 5, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY groups in Tralee and around the county are being asked to get involved in a spectacular project and show in Siamsa Tire next month. The Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre have been wowing audiences for 21 years, with their indoor and outdoor aerial circus acrobatics. Their latest show Bingo Wings […]

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Vicky McCarthy

Vicky Achieves Honour In Her Local Toastmasters Club

September 4, 2019 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman has attained a special honour in her local Toastmasters Club. In the 26 years of Tralee Toastmasters Club existence, only two club members have ever achieved its highest award status until now. Rapturous applause greeted Vicky McCarthy, the third member of Tralee Toastmasters club to attain ‘Distinguished […]

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The Morriston Orpheus Choir.

Welsh Choir To Perform Fundraising Concert At St Brendan’s Church

September 3, 2019 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A WELSH choir will be in Tralee next week to perform a fundraising concert in aid of 321 Down Syndrome Kerry Charity Shop. The all male Morriston Orpheus Choir will sing at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Friday, September 13 at 7.30pm in an event organised by Tralee Rotary […]

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Second Ford Fair To Take Place In Banna This Weekend

Second Ford Fair To Take Place In Banna This Weekend

September 3, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IRELAND’S only car show dedicated to Fords will take place in Banna this weekend, September 7 and September 8. Based at the popular Banna Beach Resort in the north of county and sponsored by local Ford dealers Kerry Motor Works, the two-day event will cater for all types of Blue Oval […]

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Recovery Haven Announces Busy Autumn Schedule Of Classes And Courses

Recovery Haven Announces Busy Autumn Schedule Of Classes And Courses

September 3, 2019 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

WITH summer already behind us, cancer support charity Recovery Haven Kerry is busy preparing its Autumn schedule, with lots of free classes and courses on offer to help support those affected by cancer throughout the county: On Monday, September 16th the charity’s Le Chéile Bereavement Group reconvenes at Recovery Haven’s […]

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Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Invites All To Open Day Next Sunday

Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Invites All To Open Day Next Sunday

September 3, 2019 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT RNLI Lifeboat hosts open day next Sunday, September 8, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of return of lifeboat service to Fenit. The volunteer crew of Fenit RNLI is delighted to celebrate the re-in statement of the lifeboat service to Fenit exactly 25thyears ago this month. To mark this very special […]

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