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Candy Warhol and friends are coming to Tralee next week.

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

July 26, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

The weather is supposed to be mainly dry with a few showers, so there’s no excuse for not getting out and about this weekend… Friday 1. A vintage evening… If you’re into cars, then a trip to O’Riada’s in Ballymac might interest you. The 10th annual Ballymac Vintage Run takes […]

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The Kerry Islamic Outreach Society’s annual Islamic Cultural Exhibition on Saturday in the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Annual Kerry Islamic Outreach Society Cultural Exhibition Returns Next Month

July 25, 2019 at 2:16 pm 2 comments

THE Kerry Islamic Outreach Society will host their sixth annual Islamic Cultural Exhibition on Saturday, August 17, at the Brandon Hotel. The exhibition will be from 12noon until 5pm on the day and will feature a whole host of entertainment and informative pieces for all that attend. There will be several […]

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Blennerville Pony and Agricultural Show chairman Tim Hurley with the President of the Irish Shows Association David Sheehan and the President of the Blennerville Pony and Agricultural Show John Browne at the show launch night on Saturday 13th of July in Quanes Bar.

A Great Family Day Out In Prospect At Blennerville Show

July 25, 2019 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

AN event near Blennerville Windmill on Sunday  is a must for families looking for a day out. The Blennerville Pony and Agricultural Show celebrates its 40th Anniversary Show and has grown to hosting over 50 pony and horse classes, as well as cattle and sheep classes. This year they have teamed […]

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Woodies staff looking forward to a month of fundraising. From left; Josephine Patwell, Sean Kerins, Gary McCormack, Paul O'Sullivan, Pierce Owens, Edward O'Connor, Dean Reidy and Mary Murphy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Woodies Staff All Set For A Month Of Fundraising To Help Charities

July 25, 2019 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

WOODIES staff in Tralee are once again pulling out all the stops for their annual summer fundraising campaign. Woodie’s Tralee are doing their part in the nationwide Woodie’s Hero’s 2019 campaign which takes place during July/August. Four charities — Child Line, Temple Street Hospital, Hand in Hand and Autism Assistant […]

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Trish Horan on a Honda 50 joined by members of the Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club looking forward to the 10th Ballymac Vintage Run later this month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballymac Vintage Run For Kerry Hospice Takes Place Friday Evening

July 25, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club members looking forward to their annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run on Friday night. Taking place at 7pm from O’Riada’s Bar, the event this year will benefit Kerry Hospice Foundation and will be held in memory of three people — […]

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A Day To Bring That Old Mattress To North Kerry Landfill

A Day To Bring That Old Mattress To North Kerry Landfill

July 24, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is providing householders in the county wishing to dispose of old mattresses with the opportunity to do so on Saturday, August 10. Clean, dry mattresses will be accepted at the North Kerry Landfill at Muingnaminane near Tralee between 9am and 3pm and for no charge. Deposits from […]

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Walking On Cars

Walking On Cars Announces December Date At INEC

July 23, 2019 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from an amazing summer of festivals, Kerry’s own Walking on Cars announce they will bring their Colours 2019 – One Last Dance Tour to the Gleneagle INEC Arena on Saturday, December 21. The four-piece group from Dingle, whose debut catapulted them to fame in their homeland and abroad, […]

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Bestselling Author To Give Storytelling Session For Children This Saturday

Bestselling Author To Give Storytelling Session For Children This Saturday

July 22, 2019 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Library is putting on a free event next Saturday morning which children will enjoy. They will have two storytelling sessions at 10.15am and 11.30am with bestselling author Roisin Meaney – “Elephants, bunnies and bumblebees” for children aged 3 – 6 years. Children are encouraged to bring along a teddy with […]

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Cliona Hagan.

Top Country Star To Play Ballyheigue During August Bank Holiday Weekend

July 20, 2019 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

TOP Irish Country star, Cliona Hagan, is coming to Ballyheigue in two weeks time for a concert at the local Community Centre. It has been an amazing couple of years for the Tyrone native filled with awards nights, festivals, arenas and shows. She has been awarded Female Vocalist of the Year at […]

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Some of this year's Rose of Tralee 2019 contestants with representatives from pubs and hotels outside Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Which Rose Will Be In Your Local During The Festival?

July 18, 2019 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

DETAILS of local pubs and hotels that will play host to the Roses, their families and supporters while they are in Tralee for next month’s 60 Year celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival have been announced. On Sunday, August 25, between 3.30pm and 4.30pm, the Roses themselves will […]

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Cocktails, Canapés, Fashion And Much More At The Ashe Hotel

Cocktails, Canapés, Fashion And Much More At The Ashe Hotel

July 18, 2019 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

HOT on the heels of The Ashe Hotel hosting their ‘Gin Fest’ weekend, another event next week should attract ladies looking for a fun, fashionable night out. Connect Kerry will host their annual Cocktails & Canapés evening, getting the girls together for an evening of fashion, beauty, health and wellness […]

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Candy Warhol and friends are coming to Tralee next week.

Acclaimed Drag Act To Put On Show At Maddens Next Week

July 18, 2019 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

MADDENS Creative Hub on Milk Market Lane has already hosted some unusual and artistic events since it opened last year, so next week’s event is true to form. One of Ireland’s leading drag acts, Candy Warhol, is bringing her girls to town on Friday, July 26 for — what the […]

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Puck Fair was officially launched on Saturday. Photo: MacMonagle

Puck Fair Officially Launched In Killorglin

July 16, 2019 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just four weeks to go until thousands of revelers descend on Killorglin for one of the biggest events on Ireland’s annual social calendar – Puck Fair – excitement was building at the festival’s official launch last weekend. The launch, which took place on Saturday last at Kingston’s Bar, kick-started […]

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Orlagh Winters of Benners Hotel with Marisa Reidy and Kathleen Collins of Recovery Haven looking forward to the fundraising barbecue next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Recovery Haven To Host Summer Barbecue Fundraiser At Benners

July 15, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

BENNER’S Hotel Tralee will be cooking up a storm this August Bank Holiday weekend as it plays hosts to a fundraising barbecue in aid of local cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. The hotel’s stunning courtyard will form the ideal setting for the highly anticipated event, which takes place on […]

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The Cromane Seafest committee and guests at the launch last Saturday.

Seafood Lovers Can Look Forward To Cromane Seafest This September

July 13, 2019 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has another festival to look forward to this autumn as Cromane Seafest hosted the official launch party for the upcoming Food & Maritime Festival last weekend. Taking place on September 14/15, the village will enjoy an array of activities. The Seafest Committee Crew, made up of local people from different […]

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Noel Keane of the TraleeCulinary Gangsters at the launch of 'Vegtopia' the book at Croí Restaurant on Princes Street on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Feast Of Events Planned To Celebrate All Things Vegetable At ‘Vegtopia’

July 12, 2019 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A CELEBRATION of all things vegetable will take place all day tomorrow at locations in Tralee. Vegtopia, a celebration of vegan, vegetarian and dairy friendly products, will see Croí and Grá Restaurants, HQ2 and Manna Organic Shop host cookery demos and talks. From 12noon to 2pm in Grá Restaurant in […]

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Public Meeting On Future Of Tralee To Take Place On Monday

Public Meeting On Future Of Tralee To Take Place On Monday

July 12, 2019 at 3:37 pm 1 comment

A MEETING where people are invited to share their views, generate ideas and foster a greater sense of community in Tralee will take place this Monday in the KDYS at 7.30pm. The ‘Tralee Town Public Meeting’ has been organised by Bairbre de Bairead along with a committee of people who […]

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Picture This.

Picture This Are Coming Back To The INEC This December

July 12, 2019 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER continuously selling out dates world wide and following on from becoming the fastest act to ever sell out the INEC Killarney in 2017, Picture This have announced they will become the first band to perform at the newly rebranded The Gleneagle INEC Arena on December 20th 2019. Speaking about […]

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Kerry People Wanted For ‘Pulling With My Parents’ TV Dating Show

Kerry People Wanted For ‘Pulling With My Parents’ TV Dating Show

July 11, 2019 at 4:50 pm 1 comment

KNOW anyone who’d be up for this? Kerry people are wanted for a new RTÉ2 series where the parents pick the dates for their kids. Could your mom pick the love of your life? Does your dad know marriage material when he sees it? ‘Pulling with my Parents’ is a brand […]

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Don O’Neill with husband Pascal Guillermie.

Don And Pascal Preparing A Feast Of Entertainment At Gala Ball

July 10, 2019 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just a few days to go until New York based designer Don O’Neill and husband Pascal Guillermie host their fundraising gala ball and there’s still a few tickets available for what should be a fantastic night. Ballyheigue native Don and husband Pascal Guillermie held the sellout event last year […]

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One of the cars coming to Tralee this weekend.

See Amazing Cars As ‘Retro Cannonball’ Comes To Tralee This Weekend

July 10, 2019 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER the 80s movie ‘The Cannonball Run’, with Burt Reynolds and a host of stars? Well an event inspired by that film and th era in which it was released, will take place this weekend and it’s making a stop off in Tralee. The ‘Retro Cannonball’ is coming to the […]

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Trish Horan on a Honda 50 joined by members of the Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club looking forward to the 10th Ballymac Vintage Run later this month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Revving Up For The 10th Ballymac Vintage Car And Honda 50 Run

July 9, 2019 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club members are once again preparing for their annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run. Taking place on Friday, July 26 at 7pm from O’Riada’s Bar, the event this year will benefit Kerry Hospice Foundation and will be held in memory of […]

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Gin Fest Returns To The Ashe Hotel This Weekend

Gin Fest Returns To The Ashe Hotel This Weekend

July 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! Yes, the third annual Gin Fest returns at The Ashe Hotel this weekend with two days of fab music, great drinks and good food to look forward to. It’s been massively popular over the past two years with tables usually booked out well in advance. It all kicks […]

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Family Fun Day At Kerins O’Rahillys Club

Family Fun Day At Kerins O’Rahillys Club

July 6, 2019 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’Rahillys are hosting a family fun day tomorrow to celebrate their raising of the ‘Amber Flag’. The Strand Road club is the first GAA Club in Kerry to be awarded this for their work in promoting mental health and wellbeing amongst our children. Earlier this year they started a […]

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Ricky Tomlinson as Jim Royle.

A ‘Royle’ Engagement At The INEC This Autumn

July 5, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S starred in some of the most popular shows on TV over the past 25 years and now the Liverpudlian actor/musician/comedian is coming to Kerry this autumn ‘An Evening with Ricky Tomlinson’ will be held at the INEC Acoustic Club on Saturday, October 26 during the bank holiday weekend. Join the […]

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'Dancing With The Stars' winners John Nolan and Mairead Ronan will be judges at Dawn Milk Ladies Day in Killarney.

Trips To Milan And Paris To Be Won At Dawn Milk Ladies Day In Killarney

July 3, 2019 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

GLAMOROUS ‘Dancing with the Stars’ winners Mairead Ronan and John Nolan have been confirmed as the celebrity judges for the hugely popular Dawn Milk Queen of Fashion competition at Killarney Races in a couple of weeks with trips to Paris and Milan up for grabs. Dawn Milk Ladies Day at […]

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Irish Under 18 Basketball Squad In Tralee For Skills Session And Game Against Warriors

July 2, 2019 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Under 18 basketball team is coming to Kerry for a four day camp in preparation for the forthcoming European Basketball Championships in Romania which are taking place later this month. The squad features three local Kerry players who are members of the Garveys Tralee Warriors squad Rap Buivydas, […]

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Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

June 28, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

The summer holidays have finally arrived for primary school children and the weather is set to be mainly dry and sunny. What to do then… Friday 1. On yer bike… Organised by the Kerry Cycling Campaign, the ‘Tralee Critical Mass Cycle’ will start from the Square at 6.30pm (people are […]

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Cyclists Invited To Gather For ‘Critical Mass’ Event This Friday

Cyclists Invited To Gather For ‘Critical Mass’ Event This Friday

June 26, 2019 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

AN event will be held this Friday evening and everyone with a bike is encouraged to call down for a leisurely cycle. Organised by the Kerry Cycling Campaign, the ‘Tralee Critical Mass Cycle’ will start from the Square at 6.30pm (people are asked to gather from 6pm). Critical Mass is […]

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Kerry Rose Sally Ann Leahy with Rosebuds Aoife, Alya and Sophie and Jessica Lewis and Clodagh Quane of Audiology Medical Services. Photo by Dermot Crean

Thirty-Two Rose Buds Chosen For 60th Rose Of Tralee Festival

June 26, 2019 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THIRTY-TWO young girls have been selected as Rose Buds during the 60 year celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival which will take place this August. Aged between 6 and 10, they were chosen from hundreds of applications from children in Ireland and abroad, with 24 of the final […]

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