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Eclectic Line-Up Of Entertainment For Bank Holiday Weekend At Ashe Hotel

Eclectic Line-Up Of Entertainment For Bank Holiday Weekend At Ashe Hotel

May 30, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel is planning a weekend of diverse entertainment for the coming bank holiday weekend with fab food, quirky cocktails and great music. They kick things off this Friday with the launch of their brand new outdoor terrace complete with an Eriba vintage caravan bar serving a selection of speciality […]

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McCann At The Movies: Tiresome Comedy Fails To Do Justice To Hawn And Schumer

McCann At The Movies: Tiresome Comedy Fails To Do Justice To Hawn And Schumer

May 27, 2017 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, on the new Amy Schumer vehicle which, despite Goldie Hawn’s presence, falls well short of the mark… After being dumped by her boyfriend on the eve of a vacation to an exotic location, impulsive dreamer Emily (Amy Schumer) convinces her over cautious mother Linda, (Goldie […]

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People Invited To Host A ‘Street Feast’ Party In Tralee

May 25, 2017 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 1,000 Street Feast parties will take place around the country on June 11, including 10 in Kerry. Fenit, Kenmare, Stradbally and Killorglin are some of the locations for the 8th Annual Street Feast Day and it is expected that over 700 neighbours will take part in county-wide Kerry Street Feasts, […]

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Elma Walsh with Principal of Spa NS Peter Linehan and those attending the Spa NS family day in memory of Donal Walsh on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Looks Forward To Donal Walsh 6k Challenge Next Month

May 24, 2017 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S. this week as the 2017 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched. This will be the fourth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising another family fun day in honour of Donal, their […]

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Open Air Screening Of ‘Sing Street’ In Town Park

Open Air Screening Of ‘Sing Street’ In Town Park

May 24, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Summer Open Air Cinema season is back this year and the first offering in Tralee Town Park is a real treat. Presented by Kerry Film Festival in association with Féile na Bláth/The Park Festival, the huge comedy hit ‘Sing Street’ will be screened on Friday, June 16 at 10pm. […]

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Open Morning On Adult Education Options At Tralee VTOS

Open Morning On Adult Education Options At Tralee VTOS

May 23, 2017 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on tomorrow morning (Wednesday) for an Open Day, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives information on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General Learning, QQI […]

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Cast members during soundcheck before the performance of Tralee Musical Society's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' in Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three AIMS Nominations For Tralee Musical Society

May 22, 2017 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Musical Society have been nominated in three categories for the 2017 Association of Irish Musical Society Awards their production of Jesus Christ Superstar. They are Des Hurley for Best Stage Manager, Best Technical (Set,Sound & Lighting) and Best Visual (Costume, Hair and Make Up). Continued below… The public loved the show […]

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RTÉ Reporter - Cian McCormack 2016
RTÉ Morning Ireland's  ‘Ireland by bike’ series will hear the stories of real people at the start of the summer as reporter Cian McCormack travels on his bike for ten days in June stopping in towns, villages and communities from Dublin to the Midlands and South East and South West. Cian will cycle on his making daily reports on Morning Ireland from Wed June 1st to Friday June 10th. Listeners can interact with the ‘Ireland by bike’ series directly by emailing: irelandbybike@rte.ie or on twitter: @cian_mccormack or @morningireland.

Roving RTE Reporter Is Looking For Stories In Tralee And BallyB

May 21, 2017 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

RTÉ’s Cian McCormack is getting on his bike for the ‘Morning Ireland’ programme and heading down to Kerry looking for stories. The ’Ireland by bike’ series will hear the stories of real people at the start of the summer as reporter Cian McCormack travels on his bike for ten days in June […]

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McCann At The Movies: A Tense Blood Curdling Sci-Fi Thriller

McCann At The Movies: A Tense Blood Curdling Sci-Fi Thriller

May 20, 2017 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, looks at the latest in the Alien franchise, Alien Covenant…   Fans of previous Alien films and the sci-fi horror genre, that these movies have made their own, will have been eagerly anticipating the next chapter in the Ridley Scott-driven franchise. It’s predecessor, Prometheus, did an […]

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As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” . pictured on the day were - 
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PRESS INFO -- Fun For All The Family At Manor West-Animal Roadshow to arrive in centre on Saturday 5th November-As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” on Saturday 5th November from 12 noon.  The day will feature lots of fun things to do for kids of all ages, the highlight of which will be “The Animal Roadshow” and will on site from 1pm.The Animal Roadshow, will host a mini zoo in the centre with a range of different types of animals including Snakes, Lizard, Tortoises, Rabbits, Guinea pigs, an Owl and lots of creepy crawlies that are still hanging around after the Halloween celebrations, such as slimey snails, tickley spiders, scorpions and other teeney insects! There will also be an animal arts and crafts area where kids can draw, make and colour their favourite animals and bring their works of art home with them.Speaking about the event Derek Rusk, Centre Manager said, “At Manor West, family is very important to us. We really enjoy organising these types of events and seeing all the visitors to the centre enjoying a fun filled family day out. I think I might be even more excited about the mini zoo than some of the kids will be!”Kingdom Party Pals will be there on the day with Minnie and Mickey Mouse as well as Anna and Elsa among others, so don’t forget to take a picture and share it on the Manor West Facebook page. There will also be face painters, balloon modeller and ‘Tony Wonder The Magician’ with magic skills and illusions that will amaze visitors.For more information on Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park and upcoming events please visit www.manorwest.ie or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

Wellness Information Exhibition For Manor West

May 19, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will host its second ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ information exhibition on Saturday, May 27th from 12 to 5pm. The successful exhibition will once again provide information to the local community and its visitors on organisations, services, sports clubs and the likes that are available […]

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Seven Things To Do This Weekend

Seven Things To Do This Weekend

May 19, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Music, a talk show, a quiz, a walk in the woods…it’s the weekend. Get out and enjoy it…  Friday 1. Fleadh fun on the streets… Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí continues all weekend in town. Today sees a Street Entertainment competition, with the winners announced followed by performance of winning group in The Square at 7.30pm. […]

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Two Events To Help Raise Funds For Tina’s Treatment

Two Events To Help Raise Funds For Tina’s Treatment

May 18, 2017 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO events in Tralee and Causeway will take place on Friday, May 26 to help pay for medical help a Kilflynn teenager needs abroad. The events are being organized by ‘Tina’s Army’ a collection of volunteers who have come together from all walks of life to raise money and awareness of Tina McElligott’s […]

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Anne Courtney, Shannan Howe, Cora Lee Howe, Rebecca Howe, Denis Courtney, Katie Howe and Amanda Howe at the official opening of the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Begins With Concert At Rose Hotel

May 18, 2017 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE days of trad music and dance kicked off last night with a concert to mark the start of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí. It was very much a family affair as nine families from around the county took to the stage in the Rose Hotel for an event which was streamed […]

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Musicians rehearsing before the opening of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Days Of Fleadh Cheoil Kicks Off Tonight In Tralee

May 17, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will be awash with trad musicians over the next five days as the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí comes to town for the second year in a row. The event is set to be a big economic boost to the town with thousands of visitors over the rest of the week. It […]

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Gary Keane, performing at their recent single launch of their track 'Stylin' in the Savoy, in Cork City.

Diverse Line-Up Of Guests For ‘The OtherSide’ This Friday In Benners

May 16, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a very successful inaugural event in February, The OtherSide event is back on this Friday, May 19 in Benners Hotel, Tralee at 8:30pm, with another great line up and free admission. The OtherSide is a new event for Tralee, in the form of a traditional style late-night talk show set in […]

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McCann At The Movies: Solid Yet Unspectacular Retelling Of Dark Time In History

McCann At The Movies: Solid Yet Unspectacular Retelling Of Dark Time In History

May 13, 2017 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, says The Promise is ultimately a missed opportunity… With an all stellar cast including Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale and Charlotte Le Bon and written and directed by Academy Award winning filmmaker Terry George, all the ingredients were present for a modern day epic telling of the […]

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Events To Take Place Around Tralee For Biodiversity Week

Events To Take Place Around Tralee For Biodiversity Week

May 12, 2017 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Biodiversity Week is just around the corner and offers a range of family friendly, fun events in Tralee and around Kerry that celebrate Kerry’s wildlife. From May 20th until May 28th, Kerry County Council, in association with several local groups, is running a number of short workshops, days out, walks and talks […]

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Sean Scally (top centre) of Enable Ireland Kerry, with Minnie and Mickey from Kingdom Party Pals and the Active Kingdom team, JT Deenihan, Sean Flynn and Paul Carmody looking forward to the family fun day in aid of Enable Ireland on Sunday, May 14.

Six Things To Do This Weekend

May 12, 2017 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Ok, so the weather is annoyingly going to break for the weekend and we might get some showers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t throw on a rainjacket or bring a brolly and enjoy some of these events… Friday 1. Breeda’s book launch… A new book which explores Tralee businesswoman’s determination to […]

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Tralee Bar Is Hosting ‘The Voice UK’ Open Mic Night Next Week

Tralee Bar Is Hosting ‘The Voice UK’ Open Mic Night Next Week

May 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE bar is reminding future singing stars out there that The Voice UK Open Mic night is coming next week. The Blasket on Castle Street is hosting the event where representatives from the popular ITV show will be there to see what Tralee’s singing talent has to offer. They […]

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The Austin Stacks team stand for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rockies Planning A Big Weekend In Connolly Park

May 11, 2017 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend is a big one for Austin Stacks GAA club as they hold a series of activities to mark their centenary.   Saturday sees championship football return to Connolly Park as they host St Kierans in Rd. 1 of the Senior Co. Championship Austin Stacks at 6.30pm. On Sunday, there is […]

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Darran O'Sullivan with young fans at the Kerry GAA Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Meet Kerry GAA Stars At The Night Of Champions

May 11, 2017 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry GAA ‘Night of Champions’ returns to the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium next month and it promises to be a fun night out for the family. The event, taking place on Friday, June 16, is a fundraising event for Kerry GAA teams and will see the county’s football and hurling stars […]

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Well Known Hurler Hits The Decks At Fabrik For Headfunk

Well Known Hurler Hits The Decks At Fabrik For Headfunk

May 10, 2017 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

FABRIK Nightclub are promising something special this Friday when DJs Adrian Royle and Maciej M-Keed take to the decks for Headfunk. Adrian Royle is well known for his exploits on the hurling field for Kilmoyley and Kerry, but he has a passion for music and  loves to DJ. “I mix […]

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McCann At The Movies: Marvellous Marvel Do It Again

McCann At The Movies: Marvellous Marvel Do It Again

May 6, 2017 at 10:12 am 1 comment

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, says Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is a thrill-a-minute ride for audiences… Three years after James Gunn’s surprising box office smash hit, Guardians of the Galaxy, comes the long awaited Vol 2 tailored with  the unenviable task of trying to match its predecessor’s energy, […]

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The DIL Tralee Committee members Pat Turner, Mairead McMahon, Martin Brosnan, Marilyn O'Shea, Gillian Goggin Anne O'Shea, and Aidan O'Sullivan releasing lanterns at the Kerry Launch of Darkness Into Light on Tuesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Five Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

May 5, 2017 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

You’re spoilt for choice this weekend as regards things to do. County Fair, Enterprise Towns, Darkness Into Light and more… Friday 1. Fashion at CH… There is a fantastic night of beauty and fashion planned at CH Chemists tonight with donations to the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. There’s […]

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A Marty Party With The Roses And Much More Announced For Festival

A Marty Party With The Roses And Much More Announced For Festival

May 4, 2017 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

DÁITHÍ Ó Sé will return to the Dome to present the Rose of Tralee selection live on TV for the eighth year running next August, while his RTÉ colleague Marty Morrissey will host a brand new celebration party night in the Dome on Thursday, August 17. Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney […]

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Billy’s Book Tells Story Of Battle To Save Fenit Bathing Slip

Billy’s Book Tells Story Of Battle To Save Fenit Bathing Slip

May 3, 2017 at 11:43 am 1 comment

A NEW book telling the story of how the bathing slip in Fenit was saved from demolition 13 years ago and of the history of Tralee Swimming Club, will be launched next Monday. Martin Ferris T.D. will launch Billy Ryle’s ‘From Fenit Bathing Slip To The High Court’ at the Grand […]

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Enterprise Towns Event This Weekend Has Something For Everyone

Enterprise Towns Event This Weekend Has Something For Everyone

May 3, 2017 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be competitions, soccer and GAA blitzes, music, dancing and the best in local business on show at the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Towns event this Friday and Saturday. Taking place at the Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre, the exhibitors will be wide and varied with mostly businesses on the […]

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Shauna Lynch (Listowel) at the launch of the Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Races which will be on Sunday 4th & Monday 5th of June. Aisling O Loughlin will judge Ladies Day on Sunday 4th of June with a total prize fund valued at €5,000. For more information visit listowelraces.ie. Pix: John Kelliher

Thousands In Prizes For Ladies Day At Listowel Races This June

May 3, 2017 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

STYLE, fun and great racing is on the cards for the June Bank Holiday weekend as Listowel prepares to host two days of great action on the Island. Taking place on Sunday, June 4 and Monday, June 5,  as always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing […]

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Time To Get On Your Bike To Help Fenit Lifeboat

Time To Get On Your Bike To Help Fenit Lifeboat

May 2, 2017 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT’S always a well-supported event and organisers are hoping cyclists turn out in their droves for the 15th annual Fenit Lifeboat charity fun cycle. The 50 kilometre cycle takes place on Saturday May 13 and will see cyclists make their way from Tralee through Farranfore and on to Castleisland before […]

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Transition Kerry

Public Meeting In Rose Hotel On Natural Waters In Kerry

April 30, 2017 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Waters and Communities Office are hosting public meetings to discuss the natural waters of county Kerry over the coming weeks and one will be held in The Rose Hotel on this Wednesday. Bláithín Ní Ainín Community Water Officer for Kerry will present information on the latest draft River Basin […]

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