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Great Guests Lined Up For Free Talkshow Event In Benners

Great Guests Lined Up For Free Talkshow Event In Benners

February 17, 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

STUCK for something different to do tonight? Well, a new live chat-show event is to take place in Tralee tonight and features a diverse line-up from the world of sport, acting and comedy. And admission is free! Kerry GAA manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice will join Kerry comedian Bernard Casey and actors Daragh O’Malley and Maeve […]

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Kerry Volunteers Wanted For Daffodil Day

Kerry Volunteers Wanted For Daffodil Day

February 15, 2017 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

RTE ‘Dancing With The Stars’ contestant, Des Bishop, was on hand this week at Croke Park to help launch the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day which takes place on March 24 this year. He was also encouraging Kerry people to donate or take part as a volunteer on day which […]

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‘The Maiden Aunt’ To Entertain Audiences In Lixnaw

‘The Maiden Aunt’ To Entertain Audiences In Lixnaw

February 15, 2017 at 10:10 am 0 comments

ST Michael’s Drama Group Lixnaw will present the hilarious comedy “The Maiden Aunt”, written by Irish playwright Jimmy Keary, at An Ceolann, Lixnaw running for four nights from Thursday, February 16 to Sunday, February 19. With a cast of eight, the play, directed by Mike O’Halloran, revolves around Gertie O’Grady, […]

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Rick and Ryan Leonard with Ciara Drummey, Jayden Breen and Amy Scanlon at CBS Primary School, Tralee. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony

Local Basketball Legend To Lead Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade

February 14, 2017 at 7:42 pm 0 comments

TRALEE basketball legend, Rick Leonard has been unveiled as the Grand Marshal for the 2017 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee, with the theme: A Celebration of Tralee Sport. Local community groups and organisations, as well as clubs, schools and businesses are invited to take part in what is always […]

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Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

February 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

KERRY’S top stylists will do battle at a fantastic charity event next month which is a must for fashion lovers. ‘Rags To The Runway’, which takes place at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday, March 11, is a unique fashion event for anyone with an interest in thrift shopping, vintage clothes […]

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Students of Spa National School ahead of the fundraiser 'Night at the Dogs'. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Spa National School Prepares For A ‘Night At The Dogs’

February 14, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

THERE was a lot of excitement in Spa National School on Monday at the launch of its upcoming ‘Night at the Dogs’ fundraiser. The school will host the night at the Kingdom Greyhound Track on Saturday March 11, and it promises to be a fantastic family night out. All funds raised […]

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PHOTOS: A Look Inside The New OmniplexMAXX Theatre

PHOTOS: A Look Inside The New OmniplexMAXX Theatre

February 11, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

“TIS only massive.” That’s what the ladies were saying as they watched Jamie Dornan in ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ last night. Yes they really were impressed with the size of that screen. The OmniplexMAXX experience finally came to Tralee last night. We had a good look at what it offers before the punters […]

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Feel The Love At SVP Tralee this Valentines Day

Feel The Love At SVP Tralee this Valentines Day

February 11, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

ST Vincent de Paul Tralee will hold their first customer appreciation event this year on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The customer appreciation day will begin at 12pm and finish at 4pm. The event will take place in the Saint Vincent de Paul’s Clothes shop, Friary Lane. The society of St Vincent […]

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Kieran Donaghy, looks to layoff a pass to Colm Cooper. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

February 10, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

There’s absolutely loads on this weekend in town, between sport, fashion and fun events. While Ballymac GAA Strictly Come Dancing and the Valentines 10 Mile run events are sold out, there’s still things you can get out to… Friday 1. Get Energised… Tonight sees well-known speakers from sport, fitness and positive psychology take the […]

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OmniplexMAXX Opens Friday As Part Of €600,000 Investment In Tralee Omniplex

OmniplexMAXX Opens Friday As Part Of €600,000 Investment In Tralee Omniplex

February 9, 2017 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

  THE seats are in and it’s ready to go. Tomorrow will see the opening of the new OmniplexMAXX screen in Tralee as part of an investment of €600,000 by Omniplex Cinemas. This will be the 15th OmniplexMAXX screen location in the Republic of Ireland. The foyer and shop are also being renovated […]

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Launching the 'Valentines With A Difference' event at the Rose Hotel on Thursday were, seated; Phil Stack and Eileen Comerford of Recovery Haven. Back; Dermot Crowley and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Valentines Night Out For A Fantastic Cause

February 9, 2017 at 2:28 pm 0 comments

THERE’S still time to book a ticket for a great night of entertainment and wonderful food on Valentines night. Recovery Haven and The Rose Hotel have come up with something very special for the night and it’s not just for couples. They are also looking for friends, groups from work and companies […]

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Ted Moynihan, Rachel Fitzgerald, Peggy Fitzmaurice, Dan Galvin, Anthony Lynch, Kathleen McCarthy, Sharon Leane, Aoibín Leane and Oisín Leane promoting the Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Easter Sunday Fun At Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day

February 9, 2017 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

THE  10th annual Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day will take place on Easter Sunday, April 16, on the lands of Gerard McCarthy, Banna West Ardfert. This year, the nominated charities are the Palliative Care, University Hospital Kerry, and Down Syndrome Kerry. It promises to be an action-packed event, kicking off with […]

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Looking forward to the 'New and Pre-Loved Clothes Sale' in aid of St Brendan's NS Blennerville this Saturday were teacher Edel O'Sullivan, Principal Terry O'Sullivan, pupils Sorcha O'Donoghue and Katie Moriarty and Maura O'Donnell of the Parents Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Fashions For Sale In Aid Of Blennerville NS

February 8, 2017 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

THERE’LL be fashion galore at a special event this Saturday at Benners Hotel in aid of a local school. A ‘New and Pre Loved Clothes Sale’ will take place from 12pm to 5pm at the Castle Street premises in aid of Blennerville National School and judging by the donations so far, […]

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John Rhys-Davies as Gimli in Lord of the Rings.

Lord Of The Rings Star For K-Con In Killarney

February 8, 2017 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

THEfirst ever Kerry Comic Con is coming to the INEC Killarney on April 1 and 2 and actors behind some of the biggest adventure movies from Hollywood will be attending the event. Guests include John Rhys-Davies from Lord of The Rings, Indiana Jones, and The Shannara Chronicles, and Casper Van […]

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Eamonn Fitz, Bernard Casey And Withnail & I Actor Among Guests At Tralee Chatshow Night

Eamonn Fitz, Bernard Casey And Withnail & I Actor Among Guests At Tralee Chatshow Night

February 7, 2017 at 11:18 am 0 comments

A NEW live chat-show event is to take place in Tralee this month and features a diverse line-up from the world of sport, acting and comedy. Kerry GAA manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice will join Kerry comedian Bernard Casey and actors Daragh O’Malley and Maeve McGrath on the couch for ‘The OtherSide’ in Benners […]

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Go On A Blind Date (With A Book!) At Tralee Library

Go On A Blind Date (With A Book!) At Tralee Library

February 6, 2017 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

THE people at Tralee Library have come up with a novel way to get people to broaden their reading interests this month. Are you falling into a pattern of reading the same kinds of books and the same familiar authors over and over again? Cannot read anything but crime? What if […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 5, 2017 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… A busy day in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn… Ar la le […]

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An Exhibition On The Royal Munster Fusiliers Is Coming To Tralee Library

An Exhibition On The Royal Munster Fusiliers Is Coming To Tralee Library

February 3, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

  THE Royal Munster Fusiliers Association, in co-operation with the Great War Society and the Cork Branch of the Western Front Association, will stage an exhibition at the Kerry Library Tralee on the 17th and 18th February 2017 entitled “The Royal Munster Fusiliers and the Kerry Connection.” Tralee military barracks […]

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Free Events Planned For World Wetlands Day

Free Events Planned For World Wetlands Day

February 3, 2017 at 11:01 am 0 comments

WORLD Wetlands Day was February 2 and Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre have arranged a host of events for this coming weekend to celebrate and mark it. World Wetlands Day is a celebration of one of our world’s most vulnerable and yet most valuable natural habitats; it marks the adoption of the […]

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Community Comes Together To Help Out Trish’s Family

Community Comes Together To Help Out Trish’s Family

February 1, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

A GROUP of family and friends have come together to organise a benefit dance in support of the husband and children of the late Patricia (Trish) Flavin nee Guerin. Trish was aged just 38 when she passed away unexpectedly on January 7 in University Hospital, Tralee having been admitted to hospital earlier that day. […]

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Have A Blind Date With Tralee Toastmasters

Have A Blind Date With Tralee Toastmasters

January 30, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

  TRALEE Toastmasters will run a special ‘Blind Date’ theme night on Monday, February 6 in Kerins O’ Rahilly’s GAA Club starting at 8pm. The format will run along similar lines to the popular ITV Blind Date show hosted by Cilla Black in the UK which was on our TV screens […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 29, 2017 at 10:06 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… There was a Minister in town on Monday… The construction […]

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Family Gameshow To Provide A Fun Night At Rose Hotel

Family Gameshow To Provide A Fun Night At Rose Hotel

January 29, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

  THERE’S less than a week to go until families from Lixnaw, Abbeydorney and around north Kerry do battle in aid of Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Lixnaw. The school, together with Trendhouse Events, is putting on a Family Gameshow at The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 4 at 8.30pm sharp. The gameshow is based […]

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Sadhbh Norris, Rebecca Dennehy, Katie Doyle, Ori Beqaj, Rheia McElligott at the premiere of Mercy Mounthawk's production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at Siamsa Tire on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Crowds Enjoy Mercy Mounthawk’s ‘Romeo And Juliet’

January 28, 2017 at 9:22 am 0 comments

A PACKED crowd, great sets and superb performances are gracing Siamsa Tire these nights at an excellent production of a Shakespeare classic. Excitement was palpable backstage before the opening performance of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ from the students of Mercy Mounthawk on Thursday night. But Director Tony Behan told the students to enjoy […]

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‘Young Americans’ To Work With Kerry Students Next Weekend

‘Young Americans’ To Work With Kerry Students Next Weekend

January 27, 2017 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

A HUGELY popular group of American performers is coming to Kerry next weekend and students are invited to come and take part in their workshop. The Young Americans are a ‘not for profit’ organisation that work with students all over the US and Europe. They will work with the young people of Kerry […]

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Murdered Tralee Man To Be Remembered On 40th Anniversary Of His Death

Murdered Tralee Man To Be Remembered On 40th Anniversary Of His Death

January 26, 2017 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man who was murdered in a guerrilla attack on a Mission in Africa will be remembered in town next month. St John’s Parish, Tralee will be organising prayers at the monument dedicated to Br John Conway SJ in St John’s Park, Tralee on Monday, February 6  at 5.30pm. It will be […]

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Elma Walsh and Colin 'Poshey' Ahern launching the 5k A Day challenge.

Poshey Plans Special Finish To His 5k A Day Challenge

January 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

COLIN ‘Poshey’ Aherne has had a busy month. The well-known mental health awareness campaigner took on a 5k A Day for January challenge and he’s nearing the end of the road. Poshey was donating €1 for each run to total €31 for the month, but he started a gofundme page which has […]

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Contestants Wanted For Miss Kerry 2017 Event

Contestants Wanted For Miss Kerry 2017 Event

January 25, 2017 at 11:58 am 0 comments

THE organisers of Miss Kerry 2017 are currently looking for is now looking for applicants for 2017. The competition is open to women throughout the county, offering a great experience for the contestants, encouraging confidence and promotes ‘girl power’, say organisers. The competition has become very popular in recent years, with the 2017 event already […]

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Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

January 25, 2017 at 10:12 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event featuring a number of speakers on the topic of women’s health will be held in tomorrow evening (Thursday) at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On Women’s Health And […]

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The Chef’s Table: Top Tips For A Healthier Diet

The Chef’s Table: Top Tips For A Healthier Diet

January 22, 2017 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Mark Doe of the ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has some healthy recipes for January… We all know the benefits of a healthy diet. You will certainly feel better if you watch what you eat. It is so easy to open packet and jar of convenience foods, but they […]

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