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Great Local Line-Up Of Rock, Electronic And Hip Hop Artists For Greyhound Gig

Great Local Line-Up Of Rock, Electronic And Hip Hop Artists For Greyhound Gig

December 14, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man is organising a fantastic night of original rock, electronic and hip hop music at The Greyhound Bar on the Saturday before Christmas. Patrick Dolan is currently living in Boston but he’s assembled a host of local bands and singers for the free event on December 21. The […]

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Local Man To Launch His Fantasy Novel In Tralee Bookshop

Local Man To Launch His Fantasy Novel In Tralee Bookshop

December 14, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL author will launch his book at the Action Lesotho Bookshop in the Tralee Shopping Centre on Saturday, December 21, from 1pm-3pm. Aidan Lucid’s ‘The Lost Son’ is a fantasy novel aimed at both adults and teenage readers. Aidan first began writing this novel back in 2005 while recovering from a […]

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Launching the upcoming '80s Night' at The Rose Hotel were, kneeling, Mikey Sheehy of Comfort For Chemo Kerry and Mark Sullivan, General Manager of The Rose Hotel. At back; Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry, Marketing and Advertising Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley and Elma Walsh of Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

It’s ‘Back To The 80s’ Again At The Rose Hotel

December 13, 2019 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! After the massive success of last January’s event, The Rose Hotel has again teamed up with charities to bring you ‘Back To The 80s’. Dig out those shoulder pads and leg warmers and get set to hit the dancefloor 80’s style at the hotel on Friday, January 24 […]

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Showing the Santa 5k Fun Run medals at Tralee Bay Wetlands were, Sophie Quillinan, Martin Moore,  and Jamie Quillinan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

December 13, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Let’s hope the weather improves this weekend because the past week has been just miserable. There’s a few things on in town that might cheer you up… Saturday 1. Let it snow… Whatever Met Eireann tells us, there’ll definitely be snow on Saturday in the town centre. Snow Day, organised […]

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In front; Fearghal Grimes and Andrea O'Donoghue with, at back; Joe Hennebery, Maura Sullivan, Breda Barry, Eilish Herlihy, Tim Nolan and Breda O'Sullivan, launching the memorial tree at UHK. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Light To Remember’ Ceremony Rescheduled For This Saturday Evening

December 12, 2019 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER being postponed last Sunday due to the Status Red weather warning, the ‘Light To Remember’ ceremony has been rescheduled to take place this Saturday between 6pm and 7pm on the grounds of University Hospital Kerry. The fundraiser for Kerry Hospice will see a Christmas tree lit up with each light […]

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Kerry Volunteers Wanted To Help Out On Charity’s ‘Lollipop Day’

Kerry Volunteers Wanted To Help Out On Charity’s ‘Lollipop Day’

December 12, 2019 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) needs people in Kerry to help with their 19th annual Lollipop Day. On Friday, February 28 and Saturday, February 29, the national charity will host its fundraising and awareness day in Kerry to help raise funds for Oesophageal Cancer across the country. Lollipop Day involves thousands […]

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Launching the St John's Ashe Street Christmas Fair for Saturday 14th Dec  members of the St John Ashe Street Committee  Mary Kinch,Mona Buckley, Rhona Giles and Susan Keating. Photo: Joe Hanley

Fun For All At Christmas Fair In Teach An tSolais This Saturday

December 11, 2019 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A WONDERFUL event will again take place at Teach an tSolais at St John’s Ashe Street on Saturday, as the Tralee, Ballymacelligott and Ballyseedy parish hosts its annual Christmas Fair. Taking place from 10.30am to 2.30pm, it’s set to be a fantastic day for all the family with raffles and hampers, […]

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Details Of 68th Annual Fenit Christmas Day Swim Announced

Details Of 68th Annual Fenit Christmas Day Swim Announced

December 11, 2019 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just two weeks to go, Tralee Bay Swimming Club have announced details of the 68th annual Christmas Day Swim in Fenit. Once again the collection will be in aid of RNLI Fenit Lifeboats and the swim will take place at 12noon. The swim will begin with the traditional singing of Jingle […]

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Looking forward to the Bon Jovee concert were Mike Leahy of Bon Jovee, Mary O'Connor of Action For Amber and Damian Greer of Bon Jovee, Cora Walsh of Comfort For Chemo, Eileen Whelan of Paco, Mary Lynch and Audrey Moran. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bon Jovee To Play Another Big Fundraiser At The Brandon

December 11, 2019 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER last year’s ‘runaway’ success, Bon Jovee are set to play another big concert in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre for two great causes in February. Last February’s gig saw thousands raised for Cliona’s Foundation, the Chemotherapy Unit at UHK and Kerry Hospice, with hundreds supporting the event. This time it’s […]

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Siamsa Tíre To Host Exhibition Of Local Artists Work This Friday

Siamsa Tíre To Host Exhibition Of Local Artists Work This Friday

December 11, 2019 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre will launch its 2019 winter Open Submission Exhibition this Friday at 6pm. In September, Siamsa Tíre invited artists in the southwest of Ireland to submit works with the theme of ‘Boundaries Real and Imagined’ for an exhibition curated by Sharon Murphy. It has been their largest submission to date […]

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Banna Christmas Day Swim To Attract Hundreds Again This Year

Banna Christmas Day Swim To Attract Hundreds Again This Year

December 10, 2019 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for the annual Christmas Day swim at Banna Strand. It’s a popular local tradition which will see hundreds of hardy swimmers brave the elements on Banna Strand for a quick dip before tucking into the turkey and ham. “This is our last fundraiser of the year […]

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Launching the Remembrance Tree ceremony which takes place this Sunday were Jean Foley of Kerry County Council. Joshua and Sharon Roche and Colm Nagle of Kerry County Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ceremony To Remember Those Lost To Suicide To Take Place This Sunday

December 10, 2019 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

A TREE outside the old Tralee Town Council building (now the motor tax office) will once again be a focal point to remember those who have lost their lives to suicide with a special ceremony this Sunday. Over the last number of years the tree has served as a poignant reminder and […]

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The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra

Tralee Concert For Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra

December 9, 2019 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER festive treat for music lovers is in prospect when the Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra come to Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Wednesday, December 18 at 7.30pm. Tickets are available in Mac Domhnaill Dental, Upper Rock Street, for €10. The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra, which was founded […]

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Looking forward to 'Rise' at Benners next month were, in front; Denise Mahony and Miss Fiona McCarthy. At back; Liz John Lane with Josh Moore, Stephen Buckley, Eoin O'Sullivan, Conagh Forbes and Tommy Cole. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Night For Adults With Physical And Intellectual Disabilities To Party

December 9, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

ADULTS with physical and mental disabilities from all over the county are encouraged to head along to a club night in Tralee on this weekend. Organised by service users in Enable Ireland Tralee, ‘Rise’, which takes place on Saturday, December 14 in Benners Hotel, will give a chance for adults […]

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Betty Brosnan, Nora Burke and Emer McDaid at the John Mitchels Christmas Markets on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Magical Experience And Christmas Market At John Mitchels Complex

December 8, 2019 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re brave enough to head out during the storm later, you can browse the stands at the John Mitchels Complex this afternoon until 5pm. The club is welcoming families to their ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’ which also takes place next weekend at their Camp, Ballyseedy base. As well as a chance […]

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Fabulous Afternoon Of Festive Entertainment Planned For ‘Snow Day’ In Tralee

Fabulous Afternoon Of Festive Entertainment Planned For ‘Snow Day’ In Tralee

December 6, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER the incredible crowds that turned out for the switching on of the lights, Tralee will again be basking in the warmth of the Christmas spirit when it holds a ‘Snow Day’ next week. Snow Day, organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance with support from Kerry County Council, promises to be […]

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Laura Kelliher, Tanya O'Connor and Mona McLeod looking forward to Santa's Magical Experience and Christmas Markets at John Mitchels GAA Complex in December. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

December 6, 2019 at 7:59 am Comments are Disabled

Less than three weeks to go until Christmas Day and the town will be buzzing with shoppers enjoying the festive atmosphere. Here’s a few things to get up to between the spending… Saturday 1. Magic at Mitchels… JOHN Mitchels are all set to welcome families to ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’ and […]

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Greyhound Bar To Host Christmas Cracker Of A Comedy Night

Greyhound Bar To Host Christmas Cracker Of A Comedy Night

December 5, 2019 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

IF Christmas is the season to be jolly, you won’t be disappointed with a line-up of local comedy talent performing at a special stand-up night later this month. A host of budding comedians will take the stage at the Greyhound Bar on Saturday, December 28 at 8pm. Some of the […]

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‘A Christmas Carol’ To Be Performed In Maddens Next Week

‘A Christmas Carol’ To Be Performed In Maddens Next Week

December 5, 2019 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

MADDENS on Milk Market Lane continues to hold unique events and next week is no exception. Next Thursday, December 12, visitors to the cafe/shop will be treated to a very special performance of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by the fireside. This rehearsed reading of the classic story of Scrooge is arranged […]

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WATCH: Mitchels All Set To Welcome Kids To ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’

WATCH: Mitchels All Set To Welcome Kids To ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’

December 5, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN Mitchels are all set to welcome families to ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’ and Christmas markets this weekend. The club will hold the event over the next two weekends at their GAA Complex in Camp, Ballyseedy and funds raised will go towards juvenile development in the club. The finishing touches are […]

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Brendan Fuller

Radio Kerry Presenter Needs Your Votes In RTE Stand-Up Comedy Competition

December 4, 2019 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

A POPULAR Radio Kerry presenter is having a crack at the world of stand-up comedy and could even appear on the Ray Darcy show this Saturday night…with your help. Brendan Fuller, of the station’s Afternoon Show, has entered ‘Stand Up & Be Funny’,  a new comedy talent competition searching for Ireland’s next […]

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Launching the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk were, back from left; Mike Moriarty, Patrick Casey, Pa Laide, Mark Lee, Mayor Jim Finucane, Cllr Sam Locke, Jerry Daly and Michael Fox Connor. Front from left; Fiona Kirby, Ciss O'Connor, Joe Hennebery, Mary Shanahan, Willie Cleary and Frank Greaney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Looking Forward To The Bill Kirby Memorial Walk For Kerry Hospice

December 4, 2019 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year saw a big crowd take to the road in sunshine for the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk and organisers are hoping the weather gods will be just as kind this year. The charity event on St Stephen’s Day, organised by Michael ‘Fox’ Connor, is a wonderful way for […]

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Launching the Ballad and Folk Night fundraising concert at The Ashe Hotel were, front from left; Peter Tigge, Pamela O'Connor and Dave Buckley. Back from left; Julie O'Sullivan (Tralee Community Responders), Mary Lynch, Padraig Hanrahan (The Ashe Hotel), Mary Fitzgerald (Comfort For Chemo Kerry) and Jimmy Murphy (Tralee Community Responders). Photo by Dermot Crean

Best Of Local Musicians To Play Concert In Ashe Hotel This Friday

December 4, 2019 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LINE-UP consisting of the best of local ballad/ folk musicians and singers will entertain at a special fundraising concert this Friday night at The Ashe Hotel. It’s a who’s who of the local scene appearing, with Spailpín, Flight of Earls, Ronnie Ryan, Sligo & Shenanigans, Joe & Pam, Dreams […]

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Kerry Festival Of Pride To Return In Summer 2020

Kerry Festival Of Pride To Return In Summer 2020

December 4, 2019 at 8:12 am 1 comment

THE Kerry Festival of Pride is relaunching in 2020 with an LGBTQ+ Pride parade in Tralee on Saturday, June 13th 2020. The parade will be at the centre of a series of events running throughout the weekend of 12th-14th June 2020 including a social night and a family event. The […]

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Launching the Santa 5k Fun Run at Tralee Bay Wetlands were, Sophie Quillinan, Martin Moore, Maura Sullivan, Aoife Moynihan, Paige Quillinan, Jamie Quillinan and Deirdre Moore. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Medal, Same Great Fun As Santa 5k Run Returns This Month

December 3, 2019 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Sants 5k Fun Run is back this month! It’s an event which sees the Wetlands turn red and white every December and offers a chance for families to get together in festive costumes on a Sunday morning for some healthy fun. This will be the seventh year of the […]

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Kerry Sinn Féin’s Charlie Kerins Commemoration This Friday

Kerry Sinn Féin’s Charlie Kerins Commemoration This Friday

December 2, 2019 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold their annual Volunteer Charlie Kerins commemoration on this Friday, December 6. Members and supporters of Sinn Féin will march from the Pikeman monument on Denny St at 7.30pm to the monument at Charlie Kerins Park on Strand Street where Cllr Pa Daly will give the […]

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Kerry Choral Union.

A Christmas Treat From Kerry Choral Union

December 2, 2019 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Choral Union will deliver a Christmas present with their ‘O Holy Night’ choral concert at St John’s Church, Castle Street, on Sunday December 15 at 7:30pm. The concert is eagerly anticipated each year and attracts up to 600 people. The choir will be joined again by soloist, Miriam Murphy. Miriam […]

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Andrei Rogojina, Rebecca Byrne  and Kim Pacheco looking forward to the family fun day fundraiser at Costa Coffee on The Mall next Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Costa To Host Family Fun Day In Aid Of Children’s Ward At UHK

December 2, 2019 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re out and about next Sunday and fancy a coffee, then pop into Costa Coffee on The Mall and help out the Children’s Ward at University Hospital Kerry. They are holding a family fun day at the cafe and promise some great entertainment. “We’ll have face-painting, arts and crafts fun, […]

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Phyllis McLoughlin at the St John's Parish annual Bazaar at the KDYS on Denny Street on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Prizes To Be Won As St John’s Bazaar Continues For Weekend

November 30, 2019 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE KDYS was packed with hampers, vouchers and great prizes on Friday night, as the doors opened for this year’s St John’s Parish Bazaar. It’s been part of the pre-Christmas schedule for years now and for the 68th year there’s the usual array of hampers, vouchers, art work, crafts and […]

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Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane addressing people at the opening of 'Off The Rails' at Kerry County Museum last night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Artists’ Work Exhibited At Kerry County Museum

November 29, 2019 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A LARGE group of artists and art lovers gathered at Kerry County Museum last night for the opening of an exhibition focusing on the beautiful county we live in. Art in the Park artists in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance are showcasing local artists’ works at ‘Off the Rails’ which […]

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