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Tralee Chamber Alliance To Host Fun Table Quiz

Tralee Chamber Alliance To Host Fun Table Quiz

November 22, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S the busiest time of the year for traders but sure there’s always time for a bit of fun. With that in mind, the Tralee Chamber Alliance is holding a Christmas table quiz tonight (Wednesday) in The Imperial Hotel and teams are invited to test their general knowledge against each […]

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Launching the St John's Parish Bazaar at the Parish Centre on Monday night were, from left; John Murrihy, Mary Hayes, Celine O'Callaghan, Nora Maher, Vincent O'Sullivan, Margaret Crean, Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald, Ita Behan, Costello, Eileen Murphy, Brendan O'Brien and Bridie O'Connor. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Prizes Up For Grabs At St John’s Parish Christmas Bazaar

November 22, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been going since 1951 so the annual St John’s Parish Christmas Bazaar is very much part of the festive season here in Tralee. This year it takes place from Friday, December 1 to Sunday, December 3 and preparations are well in place to make sure it’s a success again […]

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Niall Horan Is Coming To The INEC

Niall Horan Is Coming To The INEC

November 20, 2017 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the huge success of Niall Horan’s number 1 album “Flicker”, Niall Horan today has announced he will perform an additional show in Ireland at INEC, Killarney on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Niall’s debut album “Flicker” was released in October and went number 1 in over 60 countries. Just last night he won […]

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The contestants in the St Brendan's Hurling Club 'Strictly Come Dancing' at the launch in Curby's Bar on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In St Brendan’s Hurling Club’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

November 19, 2017 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S all systems go for the second annual St Brendan’s Hurling Club’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Many of the 22 contestants gathered at Curby’s Bar in Ardfert village for the launch of the event, which takes place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday, December 2. It’s clear they can’t wait […]

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Club members Brian Fitzgerald and Dillon Boyer hanging pictures over the weekend at Kerry County Library.

Ardfert Camera Club To Hold Exhibition At Tralee Library

November 19, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT Camera Club’s 8th annual photographic exhibition takes place on Tuesday next, November 21 at 7pm at Kerry County Library, Moyderwell. There will be over 60 pictures of various themes and sizes on display, all taken by club members. The exhibition will be formally launched by Grace O’Donnell from Tralee […]

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Members and volunteers with the Inspired group with the 'A Christmas Hug' CD on sale now.

Pat And John’s Inspired Christmas Song To Raise Funds For Local Group

November 18, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

TWO local musicians have released a Christmas song which they hope will raise much needed funds for a local group. Pat Pierse and John Buggy, aka ‘The Crackers’, recorded ‘A Christmas Hug’ and all proceeds from sales go to the Inspired group on Friary Lane. The lads wrote the song […]

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McCann At The Movies: Paddington 2 Is A Charming, Fun-Filled Family Movie

McCann At The Movies: Paddington 2 Is A Charming, Fun-Filled Family Movie

November 18, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, on a movie that is sure to bring a smile to even the grumpiest of faces!… With the first in the series being such a surprising delight and having my two children (both under 7) accompany me to a matinee showing, Paddington 2 was always […]

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Santa is coming to Manor this weekend.

Santa Claus To Arrive In Manor This Weekend

November 17, 2017 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is creating a buzz this Christmas season the arrival of Santa Claus will enhance this at the centre on Saturday. Kids will have the chance to meet the big man in red and his friends for free from 12noon to 6pm on Saturday […]

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Forever blowing bubbles at the ITT STEM event as part of Science Week on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Eight Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 17, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Tea parties, Santa, science, shopping and more. There’s actually a bit to get up to over the weekend… Friday 1. Christmas at CH kicks off… The annual CH Christmas Evening event  takes place from 6pm to 8pm tonight. 800 goodie bags will be given to customers who spend more than […]

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Launching Radio Kerry's Christmas Jumper Day in aid of St Vincent de Paul were, front from left; Andrew Morrissey, Paddy Kevane (St Vincent de Paul) and Pat Kelly. Back from left; Alan Finn, Elaine Kinsella, Junior Locke (St Vincent de Paul), Melanie O'Sullivan and Brendan Fuller. Photo by Dermot Crean

Help Out A Great Cause By Taking Part In Christmas Jumper Day

November 17, 2017 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S raised almost €50,000 for St Vincent de Paul over the past few years, so everyone is encouraged to get the Christmas jumper out to help families in need this festive season. Radio Kerry’s third annual Christmas Jumper Day will take place on Friday, December 15 and Junior Locke of […]

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Christmas Classics Coming To The Omniplex Big Screen

Christmas Classics Coming To The Omniplex Big Screen

November 16, 2017 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

YES, it’s only November, but some people are already embracing the thought of the festive season ahead. With this in mind, Tralee Omniplex Cinema is cranking up a notch on nostalgia in a seasonal run of their popular #BringItBack classic film screenings which includes ‘Gremlins’, ‘Die Hard’ and, er, ‘Goodfellas’?! #BringItBack […]

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Ladies Lunch And Fashion Afternoon To Benefit Local School

Ladies Lunch And Fashion Afternoon To Benefit Local School

November 15, 2017 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon supporting  Moyderwell Mercy Primary School Tralee in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee, on Sunday, November 26. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Champagne reception and a gift exhibition, followed by a five course luncheon with complimentary wines, fashion […]

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Santa and friends are all set for Santaland and the annual CH Christmas parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Santaland And CH Parade To Bring Festive Cheer To Tralee

November 15, 2017 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE CH Chemists Christmas parade promises to be a feast of fun, colour and a spectacle to get you all into the Christmas spirit again this year when it arrives on November 25. Filled with characters from Paw Patrol, The Little Mermaid, Sponge Bob, Princess Sofia and much more, the […]

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Red Cross To Host Christmas Tea Party In The Grand

Red Cross To Host Christmas Tea Party In The Grand

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

THE Irish Red Cross Annual Christmas tea party will take place this Sunday, from 3pm to 6pm in the Grand Hotel. This annual event is always a highlight for the branch in Tralee and the health and social care section and youth section work at putting it together for members […]

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Revisit The 1980s With Tralee Photographer’s New Book

Revisit The 1980s With Tralee Photographer’s New Book

November 13, 2017 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

IF the soccer doesn’t interest you tomorrow evening, then why not take a trip down memory lane with the launch of a new photo book featuring some well-known local faces. Tralee photographer, John Cleary, has spent the past year trawling through his archive of images from the 1980s and has […]

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The Ashe Hotel To Host ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Auditions

The Ashe Hotel To Host ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Auditions

November 13, 2017 at 1:35 pm 2 comments

THE Ashe Hotel will host auditions for local people to be in with a chance of appearing on one of Britain’s most popular TV shows. The crew from ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ will be in the hotel on Monday, November 20, from 2pm to 6pm to check out singers, dancers, magicians […]

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McCann At The Movies: Missed Opportunity By Branagh Is Dreary Daytime Fare

McCann At The Movies: Missed Opportunity By Branagh Is Dreary Daytime Fare

November 11, 2017 at 10:41 am 1 comment

Our movie guy, John McCann, was far from impressed by ‘Murder On The Orient Express’… Another week, another reboot, this remake however had in theory a lot of positives to look forward to. It contained an all star cast, solid and renowned source material and a director that has proven […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 10, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

It may be boring November, but there’s still a lot to get up to this weekend around Tralee… Friday 1. Circus antics… The National Circus Festival Ireland is in full swing around town. Today there’s workshops, lunchtime walkabouts, a show in Siamsa Tire and a Festival Club tonight in The […]

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The crowd at the fashion show in aid of St Vincent de Paul at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion Show To Help Out ITT Students In Need

November 9, 2017 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE students at the St Vincent de Paul Society in the Institute of Technology Tralee are busy organising a very special event to raise much needed funds in time for Christmas. On November 23 they are holding their annual fashion show in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee. It will start […]

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Mike Standen.

A Festive Make-Up Masterclass From Benefit Expert

November 8, 2017 at 8:13 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES who would like some tips on how to look fabulous during the Christmas party season might want to go to this event at CH The Mall. Benefit Cosmetics Festive Makeup masterclass with Mike Standen, trend makeup artist from Benefit Cosmetics Ireland, takes place on Thursday, December 7 at 7pm. […]

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County Museum Event To Reveal Tomb’s Ancient Secrets During Science Week

County Museum Event To Reveal Tomb’s Ancient Secrets During Science Week

November 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Museum will reveal the ancient secrets of Killaclohane Portal Tomb using 21st century science next week as part of Science Week. The Tomb in the Lab is a series of discussions, demonstrations and displays taking place during Science Week Ireland. All events are based on Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown, […]

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Public Meeting On Creative Ireland Kerry Programme To Be Held In Tralee

Public Meeting On Creative Ireland Kerry Programme To Be Held In Tralee

November 7, 2017 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Councillor John Sheahan is inviting the public to attend a consultation meeting about the Creative Ireland Kerry programme at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday, November 14 from 7.30-9.00pm. “The 2017 Creative Ireland Kerry Action Plan was informed by public meetings and this approach is set to […]

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Kerry Community Groups Invited To Meeting On New Seniors Alert Scheme

Kerry Community Groups Invited To Meeting On New Seniors Alert Scheme

November 7, 2017 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY community groups are being encouraged to attend an information meeting on the new Seniors Alert Scheme on Wednesday, November 15 in Dromhall Hotel, Killarney. The new Seniors Alert Scheme  provides older persons (65 years +) with a free personal monitored alarm and is run by local groups around the […]

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Music Fans Set To Flock To Dingle For Other Voices Festival

Music Fans Set To Flock To Dingle For Other Voices Festival

November 7, 2017 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE eir Other Voices Festival returns to Dingle, from December 1-3 and while the musical heart of eir Other Voices beats stronger than ever within the walls of St. James’ Church, beyond the chapel gates a three-day festival of music, song and story has evolved, on the streets and laneways, […]

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Mike Leahy, Damian Greer and John Quirke at the The Troubadour Club in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Troubadour Club Kicks Off Christie Hennessy Festival At The Ashe Hotel

November 4, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A WEALTH of music talent took to the  stage in The Ashe Hotel last night as the 7th annual Christie Hennessy Festival kicked off with The Troubadour Club. Nine acts played three original songs each and there was an impressive attendance to hear such artists as Mike Hanrahan from legendary folk group, […]

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McCann At The Movies: A Bleak Yet Amusing Political Comedy

McCann At The Movies: A Bleak Yet Amusing Political Comedy

November 4, 2017 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says that in ‘The Death Of Stalin’, Armando Iannucci serves up a comedy high in a year of lows at the box office… In a year of weak offerings comedywise, a Armando Iannucci penned and directed satirical political comedy was always going to be welcome […]

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Organisers and friends gather at Tralee Bay Wetlands to launch this year's Santa 5k Fun Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get The Red Suit Ready For The Santa 5k Fun Run

November 3, 2017 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

PUT the date in your diary. This year’s Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will take place on Sunday, December 10 at 11am from the Tralee Bay Wetlands and once again, runners, joggers, walkers, cyclists and pets alike are welcome to take part. This year’s run is for a very special […]

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Launching the Christie Hennessy Festival 2017 at the large billboard on Pembroke Street were Mark Leen; CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance Kieran Ruttledge; Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly; General Manager of The Ashe Hotel Stephen O'Connell and Suzanne Ennis of Tralee Credit Union (sponsor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Christie Hennessy Festival To Entertain Music Lovers This Weekend

November 3, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel will  be the centre of music entertainment again this weekend, as it hosts the 7th annual Christie Hennessy Festivalon Friday and Saturday night. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the untimely death of Tralee’s most famous singing and song-writing star which will give this year’s Christie Hennessy […]

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The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

November 2, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has announced details of its first-ever ‘TalkAbout’ Christmas Afternoon Tea Party. Tralee’s Ballygarry House Hotel is the venue for the event, which is inspired by some of the popular elements from the station’s afternoon talk show, hosted by Deirdre Walsh. So expect plenty of fashion, beauty and hair […]

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Think Ahead To 5k A Day Charity Challenge In January

Think Ahead To 5k A Day Charity Challenge In January

November 1, 2017 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

HE raised thousands last year and now a Tralee man is asking people to make a commitment to get active for the month of January for great causes with the 5k A Day Challenge. Last year, Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne’s efforts raised an amazing €5,722 for the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation […]

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