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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2018 Contestants

May 23, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

It’s that time of year again when the Kerry Rose is chosen. The 2018 selection takes place on Saturday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel so it’s time to find out more about the 25 contestants… AMIE MCNAMARA SPONSORED BY THE THATCH Amie is 20 years old from Listowel, County […]

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Pictured at the launch of The Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Festival in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation which takes place in Tralee 15th-17th June, is (L to R) Marc Ó Sé, Brian O'Se, Dave Elson, Peigí O’Mathúna of Meadowlands Hotel, Avril Hewett, Joe Hennebry, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice Foundation and (back row) Dusan Bogdanovic and Kieran Donaghy.

Sports Stars And Family Fun For Meadowlands Hotel 20th Anniversary Celebrations

May 23, 2018 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Meadowlands Hotel will be play host to sports stars including soccer legend Paul McGrath and Cork’s Seán Óg Ó hAilpín to celebrate its 20th anniversary as a business with a weekend festival next month. The Meadowlands Hotel has a long tradition of supporting sports organisations in Tralee and currently sponsors local GAA, soccer & […]

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Mary O'Donnell.

Mary O’Donnell To Help Launch Skincare Range At Horan’s Healthstore

May 22, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores will hold their official Ría Organics Skin Care launch this Friday evening at 7pm at Horan’s The Square Tralee with special guest Mary O’Donnell Beauty.   Tickets are €5 and are redeemable on the night. They are available from Horan’s The Square. There’s refreshments and nibbles on arrival, goodie […]

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Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

May 22, 2018 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on Wednesday, May 23, for an Open Information Morning, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives details on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General […]

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Stockton's Wing.

Stockton’s Wing To Play Free Gig In Milltown During Fleadh Cheoil

May 21, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCLAIMED trad/folk group Stockton’s Wing will return to Milltown after 20 years to play during the upcoming  County Fleadh Cheoil. When Milltown-Listry Comhaltas hosted their first County Fleadh Cheoil in Milltown in 1998, a live open-air performance by the trad supremos  was the undoubted highlight. Now, 20 years later, they […]

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Members of  Kerry Youth Choral Group, performing in the Christmas Concert at the Creative Ireland, Kerry Youth Choral performance at the Acoustic Club, INEC, Killarney. The  trained by Voiceworks Director, Gemma Sugrue, and vocal coaches Lisa Curran & Clare Adams. The Choral group is an initiative of Kerry County Council Arts Department, Creative Ireland Programme.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS**

‘Kerry Sing Together’ Camp Takes Place In Tralee Next Month

May 20, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

CONTINUING on from a hugely successful series of youth choral workshops and performances in 2017, Creative Ireland Kerry, co-ordinated by the Kerry County Council’s Arts Office has arranged an even greater number of opportunities for youth singing in six locations, including Tralee, across the county during the month of June. […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Deadpool 2’ Is A Sequel To Please Old Fans And Make New Ones

May 19, 2018 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Deadpool 2’ more than lives up to expectation and delivers on all fronts… Two years after the blockbuster smash that was Deadpool, the highly anticipated sequel posed many questions to its eager audience prior to its release. Would the sequel hold the same charm and appeal now […]

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Spa NS pupils with Elma Walsh and Principal Peter Linehan launching the Donal Walsh 6km Walk/Run at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

May 18, 2018 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Unlike the plethora of events last week, this weekend is relatively quiet. There is a few things to do though… 1. Enjoy the weather… It’ll be fine on Friday and Saturday is supposed to be dry and sunny, so take advantage of the fine weather by going for a walk, […]

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Barnardos Calls On Tralee Families And Communities To Take Part In ‘Big Toddle’

Barnardos Calls On Tralee Families And Communities To Take Part In ‘Big Toddle’

May 17, 2018 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

BARNARDOS children’s charity is looking for families, community groups and creches in Tralee and Kerry to take part in their annual Big Toddle for Barnardos Ireland’s biggest sponsored walk for under-fives! 2018 will see the little feet of more than 50,000 toddlers – including 1,239 already signed up in Kerry  – […]

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Tralee Venues To Host Events For Kerry Biodiversity Week

Tralee Venues To Host Events For Kerry Biodiversity Week

May 17, 2018 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are lots of events happening in the Tralee area and around the county for Kerry Biodiveristy Week 2018, running from May 19-27. From land- based whale watching to bat walks, a dawn chorus walk, plant identification walks, a swift talk and walk, nature walks and an organic farm biodiversity […]

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Free Child Car Seat Check Service Returns To Tralee

Free Child Car Seat Check Service Returns To Tralee

May 17, 2018 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE Road Safety Authority’s ‘Check it Fits’ Service returns to Kerry next month. Research from the RSA service, which checks child car seats and restraints nationwide for free, has revealed that 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted nationwide. On the service’s most recent visit to Kerry […]

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Tralee Business To Hold Coffee Morning For NCBI

Tralee Business To Hold Coffee Morning For NCBI

May 17, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE business is hosting a coffee morning for the NCBI and is offering a superb incentive in a bid to attract people to support the event. ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ in Ashe St. is offering  50% off almost everything in the store during the event, which takes place from  11am […]

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Maura Was Learning While Laughing At Tralee VTOS

Maura Was Learning While Laughing At Tralee VTOS

May 16, 2018 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Former Tralee VTOS student, Maura Sheehy, winner of the Florist of the Year at the Irish Wedding Awards 2018, writes of her experience of returning to education… Studying in VTOS Tralee was a very positive experience for me.  The first thing that springs to mind when I fondly look back […]

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Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

Special Yoga And Music Event Planned For The Ashe Hotel This Sunday

May 16, 2018 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

THIS looks like a healthy and relaxing way to spend some of your Sunday. Tralee’s first Yoga and Live Viola Brunch takes place this Sunday, May 20 at The Ashe Hotel from 11am. This consists of a peaceful one and a half hour Yin Yoga practice led by Maeve Ferris […]

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Alan Pan.

CH To Welcome Top International Make-Up Artist Next Week

May 16, 2018 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

ALL at CH Tralee are excited at the prospect of welcoming a famed make-up artist back to the store next week. Alan Pan is one of Estee Lauder’s leading global makeup artists and has worked with celebrities such as Kendall Jenner. Based in the UK, Alan works across North America, […]

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Pupils from St Brendan's NS Blennerville looking forward to the fashion show with teacher Sorcha Ryan. Colette Price and Gráinne Smith of the Parents Council and teacher Olivia Ní She. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pupils To Take To The Runway At Blennerville School Fashion Show

May 15, 2018 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s National School, Blennerville are taking to the catwalk shortly for the first time, as they are busily preparing for their Fashion Show fundraiser. The event will take place in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday, May 31 and promises to be a fantastic night of entertainment, fashion and fun […]

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At the launch of Listowel June Bank Holiday Race Meeting were (from left) Brenda Daly (Listowel Race Company), John Galvin (Chairman Listowel Race Company), Eilish Stack (Organiser) and Sinead O Brien (judge of Ladies Day - also known as ‘Sinead Curvy Style’) . Photo Credit: John Kelliher

If you are looking for serious racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  . . . then race to the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th of June.  As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening.  The fashion highlight, Ladies Day on Sunday 3rd of June, will be judged by award winning soprano, model, and social media star, Sinead O’Brien, known also as “Sinead’s Curvy Style”. There is a total prize fund of €5,000, generously sponsored by the businesses and publicans of Listowel town. For more information on Listowel Races contact 068 21144 / 21172 or visit www.listowelraces.ie #listowelraces

Looking Forward To Ladies Day At Listowel This June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 14, 2018 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

SERIOUS racing, serious fun and sensational Summer style  are on the cards at the forthcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday/Monday June 3/4. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Racing Committee have organised music after racing each evening. The fashion […]

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Melissa McCarthy in 'Life Of The Party'.

McCann At The Movies: Leave Your Brains At The Door For ‘Life Of The Party’

May 12, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Life of the Party’ is a cheesy yet charming comedy with Melissa McCarthy on top form!… After Deanna Miles (Melissa McCarthy) gets a divorce from her husband Dan (Matt Walsh) and decides to go back to college, she ends up in her daughter’s class who’s not comfortable […]

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‘The Full Monty’ Show Is Coming To The INEC This Autumn

‘The Full Monty’ Show Is Coming To The INEC This Autumn

May 11, 2018 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE massive hit production of Simon Beaufoy’s ‘The Full Monty’ which won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, will take in dates in the INEC Killarney this autumn. David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers’s presentation of the Sheffield Theatres production of the hit show comes to Killarney from October 9-13. […]

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Launching the Music Day in aid of the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation and Tralee Rugby Club were front from left; Margaret Mansfield, Elma Walsh and Joe O'Connor. Back from left; Pamela O'Connor, Jim O'Connor, Dave Buckley, Aidan Kelly, Willie Kelly. Seated; Kathleen McDonagh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ten Things To Do Around Tralee At The Weekend

May 11, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and a very busy one at that, with family entertainment, a quiz, a charity walk and much, much more to see and do… Friday 1. A beautiful start to the weekend… CH Chemists will host national IMAGE Skincare Trainer, Caroline Casey, at a special event. She will […]

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Breda O’Dwyer from IT Tralee/CEED co-sponsors Lego Serious Play Workshop, John Harty representing Taste Kerry, and School Prize workshop worth €500 and Niamh Quinn  representing Astellas, sponsors of the Wacky Science Pod and Jr Lab School Prize of €500.

Amazing Entertainment Lined Up For Kerry EXPO 2018 This Sunday

May 10, 2018 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is reaching new heights as nearly 140 exhibitors across Kerry gear up for Kerry EXPO on Sunday at the INEC Killarney. The Kerry EXPO, which is now an annual fixture in the regional calendar, brings together both businesses and communities from all over the county and promises to be […]

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Dan Horan.

Dan Horan To Hold Quiz Night In Aid Of Recovery Haven This Friday

May 10, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

HE’S more used to managing his empire of fruit and veg and health food stores, but on Friday Dan Horan take the reins at a table quiz for a great cause. Dan Horan will be asking the questions in Linnane’s Bar on Rock Street and he’s promising a great night […]

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Premiere Of Local Film On Domestic Violence Takes Place This Friday

Premiere Of Local Film On Domestic Violence Takes Place This Friday

May 9, 2018 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee premiere of a new short film made by four local women around the theme of domestic violence, will take place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night at 8pm . The premiere will be followed by a ‘Lippy Sing’ event, MC’d by Brian Hurley, featuring a number of […]

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Launching the Music Day in aid of the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation and Tralee Rugby Club were front from left; Margaret Mansfield, Elma Walsh and Joe O'Connor. Back from left; Pamela O'Connor, Jim O'Connor, Dave Buckley, Aidan Kelly, Willie Kelly. Seated; Kathleen McDonagh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Day Of Free Entertainment In The Town Centre To Remember Donal Walsh

May 5, 2018 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee musicians have organised a day of music on the streets of Tralee to remember Donal Walsh on the 5th anniversary of his death. Willie Kelly and Jim O’Connor decided to a number of acts together, spread around The Mall and The Square, playing music during Saturday afternoon from […]

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Performers in 'Musical Express' in Siamsa Tíre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Musical Extravaganza Entertains The Masses At Siamsa

May 5, 2018 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bank Holiday Weekend got off to a great start in Siamsa Tíre on Friday night as the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre put on an amazing show in ‘Musical Express’. Months of preparation came to fruition as the large troupe of performers presented a variety of musical theatre excerpts from, […]

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McCann At The Movies: Killarney Actress Shines In ‘Beast’

May 5, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Beast’ is a dark thriller that showcases the wonderful talent of Killarney’s Jessie Buckley… Set in the idyllic setting of Jersey, Beast tells the tale of a troubled woman (Jessie Buckely) living in an isolated community who finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family […]

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Rosie McGrath, a contestant in the upcoming Churchill GAA Lip Sing Battle. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

May 4, 2018 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

It’s going to be dry, it’s going to be sunny (at times anyway) and it’s a long weekend. Time to be happy. Here’s a few things on at the weekend… Friday 1. A musical treat… Award winning director, Oliver Hurley presents a variety of musical theatre excerpts from, The Greatest Showman, […]

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Niall Lucey with children Seamus, Tadhg, Hannah Mai and Ellen at the launch of the Paul Lucey Memorial Run on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paul Lucey Memorial Run To Take Place On Monday

May 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW 5k/10k event will take place this bank holiday Monday to remember a great servant to the Austin Stacks Club. The ‘Run for the Rock — Paul Lucey 10km / 5km Memorial Runwill honour the memory of  a proud Austin Stacks man who played with the club and won an […]

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Up and over...a competitor clears the fence at the Kingdom County Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kingdom County Fair Set To Deliver Fun For All The Family

May 3, 2018 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be all the fun of the fair on Sunday week as the Kingdom County Fair celebrates its 70th birthday with a whole host of competitions and entertainment on the day. Thousands of people are set to make their way to Ballybeggan on Sunday, May 13 for the event. There’s a lot to […]

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From left; Chris Quain and Celene Moloney from Skydive for Autism with Chris ‘Sebastian’ McLoud and Moira Dean from Meadowlands Hotel.

Celene And Chris To Take A Skydive For Autism Ireland

May 3, 2018 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE couple are taking a dive for Autism Ireland next month and they’re holding a fundraising table quiz to help them on their way to raising money for the charity. Celene Moloney and Chris Quain will be doing a Skydive at Irish Parachute Club in June. “There is a great […]

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