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Children pictured perfoming their songs during the 'Singathon' in Tralee during Cruinniu na Nog at the weekend.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Early Call Out To Plan Events For Cruinniú Na nÓg

January 24, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

Cruinniú na nÓg will take place all over Ireland later this year and the Arts Office at Kerry County Council would like to hear from communities, artists, schools, groups, community venues, arts and cultural organisations who would like to organise an event for young people. This is the national day […]

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‘The Gathering’ Is A Must For Traditional Music And Dance Lovers

‘The Gathering’ Is A Must For Traditional Music And Dance Lovers

January 24, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH music and dance enthusiasts from around the world will toe tap their way to Killarney next month for the 20th Gathering Traditional Festival. With concerts, céilís, sessions, music masterclasses, dance workshops and more – The Gathering is a celebration of the best of Irish culture. Headquartered at The Gleneagle […]

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Carmel Harrington.

Well Known Novelist For Free Literary Evening At The Rose Hotel

January 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do this evening, then a trip to The Rose Hotel could prove very entertaining. Well known novelist, Carmel Harrington is the second guest as part of the Listowel Writers Week’s free Literary Evenings at the hotel and she’ll be interviewed by Radio Kerry’s Deirdre […]

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Launching the 80s disco in aid of Kerry Cork Health Link Bus were, from left; Brenda Dyland, Kerry Cork Health Link Bus; Michele King, Director of Sales and Marketing The Rose Hotel; Aisling Foley, Sales Manager The Rose Hotel, Trish Kelly, Kerry Cork Health Link Bus and Mark Sullivan, General Manager of The Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Forget To Go Back To The 80s This Friday At The Rose Hotel

January 22, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

WITH ‘Blue Monday’ behind us, it’s time to look forward and improve our mood and you’ll have the perfect opportunity to do just that this Friday at The Rose Hotel. They will pull out all the stops to turn the Lee Suite into Spirals/Horans for one night only with the […]

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Judith Waugh, Padraig Harrington and Darach Gallagher rehearsing for 'Big Maggie' at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students To Hit The Siamsa Stage For ‘Big Maggie’

January 22, 2019 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Mounthawk are about to take the stage this week for their latest production which promises to be another top-class offering from the school. ‘Big Maggie by John B Keane is directed by Tony Behan and it will be the 17th time the school has staged a play. […]

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Beauty Skills And Apprenticeship Events At Kerry ETB Open Week

Beauty Skills And Apprenticeship Events At Kerry ETB Open Week

January 20, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre at Monavalley is holding its first ever Open Week from Monday, January 21 to Saturday, January 26 and there’s a It is a chance for parents, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those who wish to re-skill or up-skill and guidance professionals to visit the Monavalley […]

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Pictured at the launch of the Swim for a Mile programme beginning February 4th at Tralee, Ballybunion and Killarney Sports & Leisure Complexes are from left; John Edwards, Swim Coach, Finbar Griffin, Manager, Tralee Sports & Leisure Complex, Kieran Kennelly, Swim Coach, Ballybunion Health & Leisure Centre, Córa Carrigg, Coordinator, Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership (KRSP) and Martina Lawless, Programme Facilitator, Swim for a Mile. See www.kerryrecreationandsports.ie to sign up. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Initiative To Get People To ‘Swim For A Mile’ At The Complex

January 19, 2019 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE ever-popular Swim for a Mile programme is back for 2019 and registrations are now open. Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership (KRSP) in collaboration with Swim Ireland, Healthy Ireland and three public swimming pools in Kerry — including at the complex in Tralee — are offering a unique coaching programme for […]

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Steve Coogan and John C.  Reilly in 'Stan And Ollie'.

McCann At The Movies: Stan And Ollie Is a Funny, Emotionally-Charged Charm

January 19, 2019 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Stan and Ollie’ is a brilliant bromantic biopic on Hollywood’s original comedic double act… ABBOTT and Costello, Morecambe and Wise, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby are all famous comedic duos that have the trailblazing works of a certain Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy to thank for paving […]

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Kerry Woman To Appear On Winning Streak This Saturday

January 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY woman will be hoping to go on a Winning Streak of her own when she appears on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE One this Saturday. Peggie Fitzgibbon from Kenmare only discovered she had been selected to appear on the iconic game show after she […]

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Blasket Comedy Club Returns With Three Great Stand-Up Shows

January 15, 2019 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

TOP comedy acts are returning to Tralee over the next month with three shows on the way in The Blasket Bar on Castle Street. Having hosted such well known acts as Karl Spain and Bernard O’Shea late last year, acclaimed comedians Chris Kent, Shane Clifford and Eleanor Tiernan will perform […]

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Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

January 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE isn’t much happening around this time of the year, but if you want to head out and test your general knowledge, then this might be for you. Tralee Dynamos FC are holding a table quiz this Thursday night in The Huddle Bar starting at 8.30pm. The event is a […]

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Sean Lyons of Listowel Writers Week with General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Sales and Marketing Manager Aisling Foley looking forward to the Literary Evenings which begin this Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Free Literary Evenings Begin At The Rose Hotel This Wednesday

January 14, 2019 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THOSE winter nights will be brightened up at The Rose Hotel as they have teamed up with Listowel Writers Week for free Literary Evenings at the hotel. They are asking you to embrace your inner story-teller and revel in all things literary this January and February in the Kerry Suite […]

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Jane Behan, Carmel Quirket, Kathleen O'Sullivan, Lorraine Hobbery and Amy O'Sullivan, participants in the upcoming Kerry Camogie 'Stars In Their Eyes' at the launch in The Forge Bar, Causeway, on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ Night To Help Kerry Camogie

January 11, 2019 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a star-studded night of entertainment later this month when well-known faces from the north Kerry sporting fraternity take to the stage for ‘Stars In Their Eyes’. Taking the format of the well-known ITV show, 10 acts will take on the persona of famous music stars for […]

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Launching the Bon Jovee night in The Brandon were, in front; Brendan Ring, Audrey Reidy and Eileen Whelan. Back from left; Mike Leahy, Sean McCord, and Damian Greer of Bon Jovee, MC for the evening Brendan Fuller, Audrey Moran and Mary Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bon Jovee And Friends To Rock The Brandon At Fundraiser

January 9, 2019 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

ROCK fans are set to flock to the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre next month for a night of music for three great causes. Local Bon Jovi tribute act, ‘Bon Jovee’ will be joined by Oracle and Mickey Joe Harte for the event on Saturday, February 16 which will help out […]

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Cois Lí Camera Club To Host Talk And Demonstration Evening

Cois Lí Camera Club To Host Talk And Demonstration Evening

January 9, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

COIS Lí Camera Club Tralee have announced that they have John Bermingham of ‘All That Can Be Productions’ coming to give a talk and demonstration at the club on Tuesday, January 15 at 7.30pm at The Greyhound Bar on Pembroke Street. They promise a fun, informative,  learning experience, but numbers […]

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Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

January 8, 2019 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre at Monavalley is holding its first ever Open Week from Monday, January 21 to Saturday, January 26. It is a chance for parents, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those who wish to re-skill or up-skill and guidance professionals to visit the Monavalley campus and see […]

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Owen O'Shea and Gordon Revington, authors of a new book released this week.

Talk On North Kerry Politicians Of The Past 100 Years

January 8, 2019 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE north Kerry men and women who have made their mark on the national political stage over the past 100 years will be the focus of a talk by the authors of a new book at the Seanchaí Centre in Listowel on Thursday, 17th January at 8.00pm. The authors of […]

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Participants of the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k run on Sunday morning. Photos by Lisa O'Mahony.

Local Man To Be Honoured At Kerins O’Rahillys Annual Race

January 5, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club 10k/5k race returns again later this month and this time it will honour a local man who has served the club and local community over the past 40 years. After 41 years teaching in Holy Family school, Francie Quill retired from his role as Deputy […]

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McCann At The Movies: A Magical Musical To Delight All Ages

McCann At The Movies: A Magical Musical To Delight All Ages

January 5, 2019 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ is a worthy sequel to the classic family movie… Remaking classic movies can often be risky business with more misses than hits (remakes such as Sylvester Stallones’ take on Get Carter simply can’t be unseen!). Therefore, it was with a little trepidation that I […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

As Festival Celebrates Diamond Jubilee, Search Begins For Rose Of Tralee 2019

January 4, 2019 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S never been a better time to apply to be the Rose of Tralee because, this year, Ireland’s most famous family festival will celebrate 60 years in 2019. Rose of Tralee regional selections will be staged in towns and cities all over the world from February to June and anyone […]

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Fitness And Nutrition Talk To Benefit Children’s Hospital

Fitness And Nutrition Talk To Benefit Children’s Hospital

January 3, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A TALK will be held tonight (Thursday) on weight loss, fitness and nutrition, with all proceeds raised going towards Crumlin Children’s Hospital. ‘Fat Loss Made Easy’ at The Rose Hotel from 7.30pm will feature three speakers from the world of fitness and nutrition; Michael Dillon of Kinetic Health and Fitness, […]

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Anne O'Donnell, Alan Teahan, Ella Smith and Laura Lee Curtin appearing in 'Snow White' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Love ‘Snow White’ Christmas Panto At Siamsa Tíre

December 30, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual  Christmas panto at Siamsa Tíre started its run yesterday and audiences are just loving it. The Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre cast are bringing the story of ‘Snow White’ to the stage and it’s jam-packed with magnificent scenery, costumes, live music, spectacular dance routines, comedy capers and […]

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The fireworks on Denny Street on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bring The Family To The Fireworks On New Year’s Eve

December 30, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host a special event once again in the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at the Ashe Memorial Hall will mark end of year celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Monday, December 31. Supported by Tralee Chamber Alliance, John Drummey Communications, Manor West Retail […]

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Joe Hennerbery of Kerry Hospice, General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness  launch the New Year's Eve 10/5k Run in aid of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter The New Year’s Eve 10k/5k Road Race

December 29, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

OVERDONE it with the turkey and a few drinks? Well there’s still time to redeem yourself and an event on New Year’s Eve will provide you with the chance to end 2018 on a healthy note. The Optimal Fitness Tralee 5k and 10k Road Race takes place on December 31 […]

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Siamsa To Host ‘Snow White’ Panto Over The Coming Week

December 29, 2018 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

WITH ten performances over the coming week, you’ll have plenty of chances to catch the annual Christmas panto at Siamsa Tíre. This year, the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre will bring the classic story of ‘Snow White to life on stage from Saturday, December 29 to Friday, January 4 […]

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It’s Panto Time At The INEC In Star-Studded ‘Sleeping Beauty’

It’s Panto Time At The INEC In Star-Studded ‘Sleeping Beauty’

December 28, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

IT will be a truly magical family outing to the INEC next week when the pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’ comes to Killarney venue between Thursday, January 3 and Saturday, January 5. From the team that brought you last year’s smash hit panto, ‘Beauty and the Beast. comes a production bursting with […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’ Will Bring A Smile To All The Family

McCann At The Movies: ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’ Will Bring A Smile To All The Family

December 22, 2018 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is a fun-filled feature for all the family… This week’s trip to Tralee Omniplex was a family affair as both young and old took our seats in anticipation of a sequel that was very much on the radar due to the popularity of […]

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Get That Special Gift At Craft Fair In Roundys Bar

Get That Special Gift At Craft Fair In Roundys Bar

December 21, 2018 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

ROUNDY’S Bar is used to hosting artistic events and on this Saturday the place will be full of handmade items which would make ideal Christmas presents. A group of local artists are having a pop-up Christmas craft fair at the bar from 1pm to 6pm. The artists are Rebecca Lyons […]

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The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra perform in Tralee tonight.

Dingle New-Music Choir And Orchestra Concert in St John’s Ashe Street

December 19, 2018 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Dingle New-Music Choir And Orchestra will perform a concert in St John’s Ashe Street tonight (Wednesday). It’s set to be a wonderful occasion with the works of Stamitz, Vaughan Williams and Ennio Morricone performed under conductor an composer Gabor Peli. The Orchestra and Choir’s repertoire will include freshly written […]

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Joe Hennerbery of Kerry Hospice, General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness  launch the New Year's Eve 10/5k Run in aid of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

End The Year With A Refreshing 5k/10k Run For Palliative Care Unit

December 17, 2018 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was such a success last year that it’s back again this New Year’s Eve providing runners with a chance to end 2018 on a healthy note. The Optimal Fitness Tralee 5k and 10k Road Race takes place on December 31 at 11am and proceeds raised will go to the Palliative […]

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