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Stag & Doe Sessions Returns With Fresh Line-Up Of Acts

May 14, 2019 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE second Stag & Doe Sessions will take place in The Fiddler Bar in the Square on Saturday, June 15 with doors open at 9pm. After a successful first event back in late March, the sessions were started by organisers, Gerard-Denis O’Connor, Tadhg Flynn and Ruairi Fry, with the aim […]

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Pictured at the Tralee launch of 2019 Kingdom County Fair were  members from the  Kingdom County Fair Committe :  Back L/R Michael Costelloe , Anthony McEligott , Connie O’Connor , John Brosnan and Lim Kelly . FRONT L/R Markie Tarrant , Jamie Tarrant aged 10 , James Tarrant Chairman Kingdom County Fair , Linda O’Leary and Jason brick . 
The 2019 Kingdom County Fair will be held in Ballybeggan Racecourse, Tralee, Co. Kerry on Sunday May 12th. This year 2019 show promises to be even better.

For more information or general queries please call Ms. Markie Tarrant +353 (86) 315 8772

or alternatively email our secretary  kcfadmin@kingdomcountyfair.com

Please visit our Facebook page for regular updates – https://facebook.com/kingdomcountyfair/
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PRESS RELEASE – KINGDOM COUNTY FAIR 2019
 
The launch of the Kingdom County Fair 2019 took place in the Meadowlands Hotel Tralee on the 15TH April.  Speaking at the launch, which was very well attended, the Kingdom County Fair Chairman Mr James Tarrant said; “We are really looking forward to this years show which takes place on the 12th May 2019”. 
 
The Kingdom County Fair is now in its 71st year and we have just initiated plans which will over the next four years to develop the Fair to be one of the leading County Fairs in the country.
 
In addition to all our normal activities this year we have new activities and new sponsors amongst them Marca na Feirme, Horse Sport Ireland (HIS) and Captain Brian Cournane, Glen Beigh Farm, Florida.
 
The Kingdom County Fair is organised by a dedicated committee of volunteers.  It takes place in Ballybeggan Race Course, Tralee and it is expected to have a large crowd of over 4,000 people from all corners of the country.
 
For further information please contact Niall Ó Loingsigh PRO of Kingdom County Fair committee on 066 7121010 or breda@jmt.ie
 
Photographs are available from Domnick Walsh Photographer on mobile 087 2672033 or email info@dwalshphoto.ie

Kingdom County Fair To See Thousands Descend On Ballybeggan

May 11, 2019 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE ready for a very special super Sunday in Ballybeggan as the Kingdom County Fair will once again take place. Now in its 71st year, the committee has been working hard to ensure everything goes according to plan with fine weather predicted and something for every member of the family […]

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Permanent Tsb staff in photo are Martin Lucey Territory Manager, Marie Nelligan Branch Manager Aine Culloty Branch Customer ServicevAdvisor and Niamh O Carroll business development advisor

Business Holds Coffee Morning To Support Darkness Into Light Tralee

May 10, 2019 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Darkness Into Light Tralee walk taking place tomorrow, Permanent TSB in Tralee held a coffee morning today to support the event. Chairperson of DIL Tralee, Anne O’Shea and committee members attended the fundraiser in Castle Street where those visiting were treated to tea/coffee and goodies in exchange for […]

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Ms Amy Hourigan Assistant Manager and staff of Debenhams Tralee who are taking part in Darkness into Light walk next Saturday makes a presentation to Kerry Rose Celine o Shea who is also taking part in the walk.Also in picture is Anne Leahy O'Shea Chairperson of DIL Tralee and committee members.

Huge Crowds Expected At Darkness Into Light Tralee This Saturday

May 8, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S just days away now until the annual Darkness Into Light event and there’s still time to register to take part. Last year 1,451 people registered to attend the Tralee event and an incredible amount of €41,198.97 was raised in the 2018 event. The committee are well prepared to stage the walk […]

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Forces of Nature…Andrea Paolucci, as Jedi and Giorgia Gallerani,Royal Guard, at St.Finan’s Bay, The Glen, Ballinskelligs County Kerry, with Skellig Michael and Skellig Beag in the distance, where ‘Star Wars’  the Force Awakens was filmed. The Characters are part of  Fáilte Ireland’s ‘May the 4th be with you’ Festival this weekend, in Kerry, and Donegal to commemorate the 4th of May, when fans across the globe celebrate Star Wars.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC*** /issued 05/05/2019

PHOTOS: Spectacular ‘Star Wars’ Festival In Kerry Villages

May 5, 2019 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY really went all out with this. The ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival is taking place this weekend in Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter with people dressing up as their favourite characters. May the 4th, is the day when fans across the globe commemorate the Star Wars universe. This year’s […]

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English Choir To Perform In Tralee And Ardfert In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

English Choir To Perform In Tralee And Ardfert In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

May 5, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

A CHOIR from England will come to Tralee to perform three concerts next weekend with proceeds going to Down Syndrome Kerry. The Gledholt Male Voice Choir from Huddersfield in Yorkshire, which numbers 32 members, is travelling from England to sing in Tralee. They  will be performing three concerts in total, […]

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REPO Free Carlos Luque of Foodie Fiesta will be one of many talented food and craft producers exhibiting at Manor West Shopping Center and Retail Park’s Food and Craft Fair on Saturday, May 11th from 11am to 5pm.

Manor West Retail Park Looks Forward To Hosting Food And Craft Fair

May 5, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER all the fun of the Tralee Food Festival has finished, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is set to welcome the return of its ever popular Food and Craft Fair series on Saturday, May 11th from 11am to 5pm. On the day, Manor West will welcome a host […]

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The Legend of the Lakes…Legend has it that the warrior chieftain O’Donoghue of Ross Castle,  Killarney,  still glides his great white steed across the Lakes of Killarney. On the first morning of May every seven years he rises from the lake on his magnificent white horse followed by beautiful maidens. Today the Month of May is more associated with horses of a modern kind, as Killarney hosts the first of its three summer race meetings. Killarney Race Course is set against the backdrop of Ross Castle and Lough Lein. The first race meeting begins with family day on Sunday May 12th, followed by evening races Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th. Riding the white steed ‘Bridget’ is Race Course Manager, Philip O’Brien and Marketing Manager Megan Daly-Tyrrell.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Three Days Of Racing In Killarney This May

May 5, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE white flag is being unfurled as the spectacular Ross Road track in Killarney – acknowledged as the most scenic in the country – prepares to host three days of top quality racing. The action will get underway on Sunday, May 12 which has been designated a special family day […]

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McCann At The Movies: Avengers Endgame Is A Fitting Finale To A Fantastic Franchise

McCann At The Movies: Avengers Endgame Is A Fitting Finale To A Fantastic Franchise

May 4, 2019 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Avengers Endgame is a film worthy of it’s place in the rich Marvel catalogue… With a world record-breaking opening weekend box office haul of over $1 billion worldwide, and cinemas up and down the country full to capacity over the last week, I made my way to Tralee […]

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Launching the Tralee Food Festival were, in front;  and Paul Ruane. At back; Tadhg Fleming, Noel Keane and David Scott. In front; Pat Carmody, Jean Foley, Orlagh Winters and Paul Ruane. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Tralee Food Festival Is Going To Be A Great One This Weekend

May 3, 2019 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Food Festival is starting today (Friday) and there’s a fantastic line-up of event all weekend to please all palates. The new-look Tralee Food Festival, organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance and supported by Kerry County Council, has an extended Taste Trail, Live Demos, a Food and Family Day and much […]

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Elma Walsh joined staff and pupils at Spa NS on Thursday morning to launch the 2019 Donal Walsh Spa 6k Challenge.

A Wonderful Family Day Awaits At The Donal Walsh Spa 6k Challenge

May 3, 2019 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S. this week as the 2019 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched. This will be the sixth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising an amzing family fun day in honour of Donal, […]

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At The Oyster Tavern on Friday night for the launch of the Churchill Variety Show which takes place on May 4 in Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, in front; Jessica McGibney and Maeve Hanafin. Seated; Aidan Murphy, Mike Moriarty and Dave Buckley. At back; Veronica Kelly, Triona Daly, Jim O'Sullivan, Malachy Kelly, Maura McCarthy, Susan Browne and Linda Browne. Photo by Dermot Crean

Churchill Community To Get Together For Variety Show

May 2, 2019 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT night out and an opportunity to meet the neighbours is guaranteed this Sunday as Churchill GAA hosts a ‘Summer Variety Show’ in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. This is the third major fundraising event they’ve had in as many years after hosting a Strictly in 2017, a Lip Sing […]

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Performers in 'Anam'.

Siamsa To Give A Taste Of ‘Anam’ In The Square During Food Festival

May 1, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland is inviting the public to join them for a free open-air performance this Sunday as part of the Tralee Food Festival. Taking place at 2pm at the bandstand in the Square, Tralee the National Folk Theatre will open its 51st season of […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming fundraising concert at Baile Mhuire on Tuesday were, seated at piano Renee Fitzgibbon. Back; Aidan Kelly, Caroline Corkery, Gerry Cournane, Dolly Lawlor, Paula O'Shea, Leonie Heaslip, Eileen Daly, Trish White, John Moriarty and Michael McCarthy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Concert To Help Raise Funds For New Baile Mhuire Bus

April 30, 2019 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

BAILE Mhuire Day Centre for Older Persons in Tralee needs a new bus, it’s going to cost €50,000 and the money will mostly come from fundraising events such as a special concert at The Rose Hotel at 8pm on Sunday, May 12. A daughter of one of the clients at […]

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Inspired Issues Invitation To A Tea Day For Alzheimer Society of Ireland

April 30, 2019 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE Inspired group are hosting a tea day in aid of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, this Thursday May 2. Participants at Inspired will host the fundraiser from 10.30am – 12.30pm and all are welcome to join them for a cuppa and a chat. This is the second year that […]

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Multicultural Music And Dance Project For West Kerry Performance

April 30, 2019 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

CATHERINE Young and The Welcoming Project will showcase their new work ‘Le Chéile’ at Céilí Afro Dabke on Sunday, May 5 at 6pm as part of Féile na Bealtaine in Dingle. This world music céilí will feature dancing from West Africa, Palestinian Dabke as well as the traditional Irish céilí […]

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The launch of the Paul Lucey 'Run For The Rock' at the Austin Stacks GAA Clubhouse on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Great Day Planned For The Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk

April 28, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE second Paul Lucey ‘Run for the Rock’ is just over a week away and people are encouraged to put it in their diaries for a wonderful day of entertainment. The run will take place from Austin Stacks GAA grounds at Connolly Park on Bank Holiday Monday, May 6, which […]

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Kíla.

Kíla To Be The Top Attraction At Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí In Milltown

April 28, 2019 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE renowned trad act Kíla is coming to Milltown to headline the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Street Music Festival on June 22, as part of a huge range of free entertainment over the five days of the fleadh. Kila have played all over the world, and, while rooted in tradition, they are […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Wonder Park’ Is A Family Fun Feature Where Imagination Is King

McCann At The Movies: ‘Wonder Park’ Is A Family Fun Feature Where Imagination Is King

April 28, 2019 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Wonder Park’ will be enjoyed by younger viewers for its adventurous spirit and humour… This week’s film of the week at Tralee Omniplex is ‘Wonder Park’, another family feature and a film that has hit our screens with less of the hype of its recent rivals yet one that was […]

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Irene O'Sullivan, Aoife Crowe and Ryan Magee at the Wild Mind Festival on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Take A Walk On The Wild Side In Fenit

April 28, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a, literally, shaky start thanks to Storm Hannah, the Wild Mind Festival in Fenit continued on Saturday and brought an exciting programme of events. The Wild Mind outdoor festival is a celebration of the natural environment, nestled between the Kerry mountains and the Wild Atlantic Ocean for people to […]

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Aonghus McAnally.

Well Known Singer/Actor To Play Concert In North Kerry Church

April 27, 2019 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE parish of Moyvane is fast gaining a growing reputation for hosting some well-known names in concert and this year promises to be no exception with the arrival of leading entertainer and RTE personality Aonghus Mc Anally to the Church of the Assumption on Tuesday, May 21st. Aonghus is widely […]

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Looking forward to the Nuns record breaking attempt in the Town Park next month in aid of Tralee Rowing Club were, in front, Co-ordinator of Féile na mBláth Festival Bryan Carr and Celine Cusack. At back; Rosie Giles, Dan Devane, Heidi Giles, Glen Wells, Brian O'Sullivan, Miriam Pope, Con O'Connor of Pieta House and David Fitzgerald. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Rowing Club Asks People To Help Them In Bid To Be The Best Bar Nun

April 26, 2019 at 4:46 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Rowing Club has a habit of holding some great fundraisers but they’ll be wearing them when they attempt to break a world record next month. The launch of the Tralee Nun Challenge took place on Thursday at the Rowing Club boathouse by the Marina. The Tralee Nun Challenge will […]

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Paddy Stack of Kerry Astronomy Club, John Dolan of the Irish Astronomical Society and exhibition co-ordinator, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley, Cllr Jim Finucane, Steve Lynott of Kerry Dark Sky Reserve and Kerry County Librarian Tommy O'Connor  at the opening of the Images of Starlight Exhibition at Tralee Library on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Stellar Exhibition Opens At Tralee Library

April 26, 2019 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

A MAJOR exhibition featuring on the night sky by members of the Dublin-based Irish Astronomical Society has just opened at Tralee Library and will continue for the next two weeks. The “Images of Starlight” Exhibition is a stunning collection of sixty images of stars, planets, galaxies and other space objects […]

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The Kerry Choral Union at the Celebration of Light at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

April 26, 2019 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

After the wind and rain of Friday night, you might get a chance to make your way to some of these events over the weekend when it all dies down… Saturday 1. Free your Wild Mind… FENIT is the place to be on Saturday and Sunday for with an exciting […]

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Chill Out With A ‘Spring Yoga Brunch’ During Bank Holiday Weekend

April 25, 2019 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

IF your looking for a relaxing break from the fun of the Tralee Food Festival, The Ashe Hotel have the ideal event on the Sunday (May 5) of the Bank Holiday Weekend. They will hold a ‘Spring Yoga Brunch’ which consists of a peaceful 1hr 15mins Vinyasa Yoga practice with Maeve […]

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Looking forward to the Vintage Tea weekend in Ardfert were Siobhan Hussey, Josephine O'Riordan, Phil Stack and Patrick O'Riordan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected For Fundraising Vintage Tea Event In Ardfert This Weekend

April 24, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC vintage tea weekend is taking place over the coming weekend in Ardfert and organisers are hoping the public gets behind the unique event. The cottage adjacent to the home of Josephine and Patrick O’Riordan is transformed into vintage tea rooms where everyone is encouraged to dress up in […]

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Looking forward to the Wild Mind Festival this weekend. Front Row; Sé O'Neill, Paddy Lucid,Ryan Harpur, David Lucid, Tom Lucid. Back Row; Mike O’Neill,Gráinne Sheppard, Prendiville. Photo Digimack Photography

Fenit To Host Wild Mind Festival Over Coming Days

April 24, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT is the place to be over the coming days for with an exciting programme of events where people can immerse themselves in our natural surrounds and foster our compassion for our planet. The Wild Mind outdoor festival is a celebration of our natural environment, nestled between the Kerry mountains and […]

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Tadhg Fleming is fired up for the Tralee Food Festival, pictured here with Noel Keane of Croí Restaurant. Photo by Dermot Crean

Packed Line-Up Of Events For Tralee Food Festival On May Bank Holiday Weekend

April 24, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Food Festival has moved from September to the May Bank Holiday Weekend with a bigger programme of tasty events planned for every palette. The new-look Tralee Food Festival, organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance and supported by Kerry County Council, has an extended Taste Trail, Live Demos, a Food and […]

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Ken Edge, Conor Linehan, Oonagh Keogh and Mary Curran of the Whistleblast Quartet.

Tralee Students To Join Whistleblast Quartet For Free Concert At Siamsa

April 23, 2019 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk and St Ita’s and St Joseph’s students have been working with the Whistleblast Quartet, who are putting on a free concert in Siamsa Tire next week. The WhistleBlast Quartet, (Ken Edge, Conor Linehan, Oonagh Keogh and Mary Curran) is enjoying a busy nationwide Composition Programme, funded by the […]

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Popular Writer And Broadcaster To Perform Show In Fenit Next Weekend

Popular Writer And Broadcaster To Perform Show In Fenit Next Weekend

April 22, 2019 at 10:27 am 1 comment

WRITER and broadcaster Manchán Magan will be bringing his new theatrical show to  Fenit as part of Wild Mind Festival next weekend with a show on Saturday and Sunday. Arán & Im is a theatrical performance in which Manchán Magan bakes sourdough bread for 70 minutes while offering insights into the […]

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