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Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

January 14, 2017 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL event discussing a range of topics to do with women’s health will be held in towards the end of the month 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 […]

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Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

January 13, 2017 at 10:59 am 1 comment

THE renowned poet, novelist, playwright and educator, Brendan Kennelly, is to be honoured for his contribution to literature throughout his life next weekend in his home village. The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr. Michael O’Shea will host a reception by the local authority to honour a man who is […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors Match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

January 13, 2017 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

No really! We found six things…It’s a bit quiet around this time of the year, but there is still some events you can head to around the place this weekend… Saturday 1. Keep on running… Double the normal amount of people showed up for the weekly Park Run last Saturday and organisers […]

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A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

January 13, 2017 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

JANUARY is a notoriously quiet time for events, but things get more lively next month so here’s something for ladies into their fashion and beauty to look forward to. Just in time for Valentines Day, a Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan (Just Jordan) in conjunction with NOTE Cosmetics will take place  on […]

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Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

January 12, 2017 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE Sherlock series on BBC has become hugely popular over the past number of years and fans will have a chance to see it on the big screen this Sunday. The Tralee Omniplex will show the Series Four finale ‘Sherlock: The Final Problem’ in the cinema at 8.45pm. Omniplex Cinemas […]

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WATCH: Documentary On Kerry Priest’s Crusade Against The Devil To Be Screened On Netflix

WATCH: Documentary On Kerry Priest’s Crusade Against The Devil To Be Screened On Netflix

January 9, 2017 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Irish feature documentary about a Kerry priest and his battle against evil will be available on Netflix from next Sunday. ‘Hostage to the Devil’ (see trailer below) will launch on the streaming service, telling the story of Malachi Martin from Ballylongford.  Fr Malachi, a Jesuit priest, was a writer of several […]

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Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

January 6, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES from Lixnaw, Abbeydorney and around north Kerry are preparing to do battle in aid of Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Lixnaw next month. 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 on popular television […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

January 6, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

‘It’s January! What could possibly be on in this dreary month?’ I hear you ask. Well, there is a few things to do this weekend… Friday 1. The last hurrah… Ladies, it’s time to get out and finish off the festive period with a bang. Women’s Christmas is pretty much a Kerry/Cork […]

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WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

January 5, 2017 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

FILMMAKERS of all ages still have just less than four weeks to ‘Make Every Second Count’ by entering the fourth annual Live Life National Film Competition. It is over three years now since young teenager Donal Walsh sadly lost his battle to cancer.  The impact of his powerful positive message however continues to be […]

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Dee’s Dropping Balls At Barrow For Special Olympics

Dee’s Dropping Balls At Barrow For Special Olympics

January 4, 2017 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman is organising an unusual fundraiser next week. The Great Golf Ball Release Tralee will see Dee Lyons drop/roll numbered golf balls on to the practice greens at Tralee Golf Club and the ball that lands closest to the pin wins. It’s all in aid of Special Olympics […]

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A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

December 30, 2016 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST in case you’re feeling energetic this coming Sunday morning, here’s something to tackle, literally. Tralee Dynamos are holding a charity soccer match at the Low Field billed as the ‘Legends Vs All-Stars’ at 12.30pm sharp. The event will also remember former Dynamos player Joe Flynn who passed away in January […]

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Front from left; Chloe Lacey, Frankie Glennon and Evie Giles. Back from left; Naledi Hlongwane, Alysha O'Connor, Jenna Louise O'Regan and Tara Smith before taking the stage for the opening performance of 'Rapunzel' on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Rapunzel’ Is Wowing Audiences At Siamsa Tíre

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

IF you haven’t got your tickets for this season’s Christmas panto, you better get your skates on because audiences are raving about the superb production of ‘Rapunzel’ directed by Oliver Hurley. Almost all performances are sold out and Thursday saw capacity audiences for the opening shows where those present were treated to an amazing display of […]

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The New Year's Eve fireworks display in Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fireworks And Countdown Clock To End 2016 In Tralee

December 29, 2016 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host two celebration events for all ages in the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at the Ashe Memorial Hall and a Countdown Clock by the Croppy Boy on Denny Street will book-end New Year’s Eve celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Saturday, December 31. Organised […]

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Let's go again...making the dash into the water for the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

December 24, 2016 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Christmas is finally here and people will enjoy a well-earned break from work. But  for anyone who wants to escape the house between now and Monday afternoon, let’s see what you can get up to…  1. Enjoy the Christmas atmosphere… There’s nothing like going to town on Christmas Eve and meeting […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students To Bring Shakespeare Classic To Siamsa Stage

December 24, 2016 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

IT may be Christmas, but the students of Mercy Mounthawk are already looking ahead to the new year and their upcoming production of a Shakespearean classic. TraleeToday.ie visited the school on Thursday morning where the students were rehearsing for ‘Romeo And Juliet’ which will be performed at Siamsa Tíre from […]

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Tournament To Remember Daniel To Be Held On St Stephen’s Day

Tournament To Remember Daniel To Be Held On St Stephen’s Day

December 23, 2016 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

BETWEEN walks, 5k runs and rugby matches, there’s no shortage of things to do on St Stephen’s Day. Another great event to support on the day is the 2016 Daniel Coffey Memorial Tournament. Taking place at Marian Park pitch from 10.30am, the tournament celebrates a talented footballer, Daniel Coffey, who sadly passed […]

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The Office Chair Racing Has Been Postponed

The Office Chair Racing Has Been Postponed

December 23, 2016 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers have decided to postpone the Office Chair Racing which was planned for today. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance, this years’s event was to take place at 1pm on Neil Armstrong Way outside Siamsa Tire. However, due to the bad weather, it was decided to postpone the event until a later date, […]

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Over 40s Hurling Match To Raise Funds For Charity

Over 40s Hurling Match To Raise Funds For Charity

December 22, 2016 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

FOR those of you looking for things to do over the holiday period, here’s something that sounds like a bit of craic. The ‘old-timers’ in Crotta O’Neills and Abbeydorney will take to the field in what’s billed as a ‘Battle Of The Fittest’ showdown on Tuesday, December 28 at 1pm at […]

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'The Dame', Tom Hannifin chastises 'The Fools' Gary Murphy and Mike Lynch at rehearsals for 'Rapunzel' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Christmas Panto To Let Your Hair Down To At ‘Rapunzel’

December 22, 2016 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas period wouldn’t be the same without the annual panto in Siamsa Tíre and this year is going to special yet again. Oliver Hurley is the man at the helm and he’s promising his production of ‘Rapunzel’ will have songs, dance and no small amount of laughter when it […]

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‘Home For Christmas’ Idea Catches On At Benners

‘Home For Christmas’ Idea Catches On At Benners

December 22, 2016 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S been huge interest in tomorrow night’s ‘Home For Christmas’ event at Benners Hotel according organisers. The Castle Street venue came up with something a little bit different for people back home for Christmas who want to catch up on with friends on Friday, December 23. ‘Home for Christmas’ is offering a new venue for the […]

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Cyclists at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fun Cycle In The New Year To Remember Jimmy Duffy

December 20, 2016 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE we’re only entering the season of mince pies and turkey, many people’s thoughts will be turning to getting into a more healthy mode in the New Year. Well the perfect start would be hopping on your bike on Saturday, January 7 for the  Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle. Continued below… The […]

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Inspired Group Brings Christmas Cheer To Manor West

Inspired Group Brings Christmas Cheer To Manor West

December 19, 2016 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

SUNDAY shopping was brightened up in Manor West shopping centre by the presence of Inspired, a community group working with adults with learning difficulties. The group took up position in Manor West Retail Park to sing carols. They were joined by the Transition Year students from both Mounthawk and Presentation […]

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Will You Brave The Banna Christmas Day Swim?

Will You Brave The Banna Christmas Day Swim?

December 19, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

FORGET the presents, forget the turkey, forget the tin of sweets. If your idea of fun is running into the icy cold Atlantic Ocean early Christmas morning, then join the craziness at Banna Strand at 12:30pm for the Annual Xmas Swim in aid of Banna Rescue. Continued below… “Banna Rescue relies […]

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Festive Cookery Demo To Help Out Spa NS And African Charity

Festive Cookery Demo To Help Out Spa NS And African Charity

December 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for inspiration for this year’s Christmas dinner then why not head over The Tankard next Wednesday night. Chefs Frank Moynihan, Adrian O’Sullivan and Ian O’Sullivan will be presenting a live Food Demonstration,”Tastes of Christmas”, showcasing numerous tip to make your festive season even more special. Admission is free of charge […]

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Harry McDonoghy, Limerick, playing minecraft at the 2016 Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney.  Following the success of the first Insomnia Gaming Ireland event in June 2016, the UK’s leading gaming festival returns for a second explosive year to the INEC Killarney, 9-11 June 2017. For those who missed out the first time or are keen to go again, tickets are now available to purchase through Ticketmaster and make a perfect gift for Christmas.  Free pic Valerie O'Sullivan

Insomnia Gaming Festival Returns To Kerry Next Year

December 16, 2016 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the success of the first Insomnia Gaming Ireland event in June 2016, the UK’s leading gaming festival returns for a second year to the INEC Killarney, June 9-11, 2017. For those who missed out the first time or are keen to go again, tickets are now available to purchase through […]

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Radicals Group To Perform At Siamsa Tonight

Radicals Group To Perform At Siamsa Tonight

December 16, 2016 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

THE current members of the FreeRadicals Youth Theatre will realise their efforts tonight when they take to the stage at Siamsa Tire. The cast comprises of 13 young people from Kerry and beyond who will perform a developmental piece entitled ‘The Sellouts’, under the direction of playwright Neil Flynn and youth […]

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

Poshey To Take Up 5k A Day Fundraiser To Promote Positive Mental Health

December 15, 2016 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE many people will be starting their new health regime at the beginning of next month, why not combine it with this great fundraiser. Mental health awareness campaigner, Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne has set himself a new challenge and he wants as many people as possible to join in. He intends to run […]

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Rugby Club Looks Forward To An Active St Stephen’s Day

Rugby Club Looks Forward To An Active St Stephen’s Day

December 15, 2016 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

ST Stephen’s Day is normally one where we reflect on the culinary carnage we’ve inflicted on our stomachs from the previous day, but here’s something to help redeem yourself. Tralee Rugby Club is hosting its annual St Stephen’s Day 3k & 5k Fun Run in aid of their under age development. […]

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Annual Bridge Congress To Draw Hundreds To Town

Annual Bridge Congress To Draw Hundreds To Town

December 14, 2016 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tralee International Bridge Congress which takes place at the end of this month was launched on Monday and is set to provide a welcome economic boost to the town. Launching the event, Mayor Terry O’Brien said that the Bridge Congress was a big boost to the town bringing returning hundreds […]

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Benners Organises Night For Friends To Catch Up At ‘Home For Christmas’

Benners Organises Night For Friends To Catch Up At ‘Home For Christmas’

December 14, 2016 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE night before Christmas Eve is normally one of the biggest of the year around town with people arriving back home for the festive season. With this in mind, Benners Hotel Castle Street have come up with something a little different this Christmas for all of the folks who want to catch up on […]

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