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Eight Great Places In Town For Liverpool Fans To Watch The Game Tonight

Eight Great Places In Town For Liverpool Fans To Watch The Game Tonight

May 18, 2016 at 1:12 pm 1 comment

IF you’re a Liverpool fan, then tonight is a big one for the Reds. The English club is in its first European final since 2007’s loss in the European Champions League final to AC Milan, so expect hordes of Tralee supporters of the club to head out on the town in […]

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A Carrauntoohil ‘Climb To Remember’ Loved Ones Will Take Place This Month

A Carrauntoohil ‘Climb To Remember’ Loved Ones Will Take Place This Month

May 13, 2016 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Climb to Remember’, founded by a Listowel woman in honour of her late mother, will be held on May 29 this year in aid of The Mercy Hospital Foundation. The fifth annual charity ‘Climb’ will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of climbing Ireland’s highest peak, […]

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Bank Of Ireland Tralee To Host Multicultural Day

Bank Of Ireland Tralee To Host Multicultural Day

May 12, 2016 at 9:58 am 1 comment

TO celebrate the UN World Day for Cultural Diversity, Bank of Ireland will host a Multicultural Day on Saturday, May 21 at the Tralee Branch  from 12pm-4pm. The events in the branch on the day will feature local performance groups and food stands run by people from different nationalities who have been […]

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At the launch of Fleadh Cheoil Kerry 2016 were, from left: Richard Casey, Mary O'Sullivan, Mary O'Regan, John Long (Chairman Chapter 23 Irish League of Credit Union), Cllr Thomas McEllistrim (Mayor of Tralee), Marian Barnes, Margaret McGrath and Kathleen McDonagh. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí To Attract Thousands To Tralee Next Week

May 11, 2016 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE launch of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí 2016 took place on Saturday night last in the Ashe Hotel Tralee. The event takes place in Tralee this year for the first time since 1979 and the town can expect an influx of around 7,000 visitors over the five days, from Wednesday, May 18 […]

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Launching the 'Make a Wish Foundation Family Fun Day' in John Mitchels Sports Complex were, from left: Deirdre O'Brieb and Debbie Moriarty, Ger Dennehy, JT Deenihan John Maher and Paudi O'Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Loads Of Family Fun For A Great Cause At John Mitchels This Sunday

May 11, 2016 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the weather on the up for the weekend (fingers crossed!), John Mitchels Sports Complex might be the perfect place to bring the kids this Sunday. A Family Fun Day in support of and in association with the ‘Make A Wish Foundation’ will take place on Sunday May 15th in John […]

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Win All-Ireland Tickets And Gooch’s Boots At Family Fun Night At The Dogs

Win All-Ireland Tickets And Gooch’s Boots At Family Fun Night At The Dogs

May 6, 2016 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S great family fun in store tomorrow night at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium when St John of God Kerry Services hold a fundraiser for their Children’s Respite Services. This worthy cause will feature an all sponsored program, fantastic raffle prizes such as a signed Kerry Jersey and an auction of a pair […]

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Three Kerry Ladies In The Running For London Rose Title

Three Kerry Ladies In The Running For London Rose Title

May 6, 2016 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE London Rose will be chosen in the English capital tomorrow night and there’s three Kerry ladies in the running for the crown. A selection evening will be held in the Clayton Crown Hotel in Cricklewood on Saturday night with 15 young ladies hoping to succeed Aisling Hillary and head […]

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Michael Daly on 'Greenlawn Butterfly' takes flight at the Kingdom County Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Get Up To Around Tralee This Weekend

May 6, 2016 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

According the people at the Met Office, summer is about to arrive later this weekend…well, in the sense that the rain will be warmer than it has been. Anyway, if we do get some sunshine, there’s no excuse for staying indoors. Here’s a few things you might get up to… […]

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Charity Table Quiz With A Difference To Be Held In Honour Of Marian

Charity Table Quiz With A Difference To Be Held In Honour Of Marian

May 5, 2016 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A TABLE quiz with a difference will be held next week where the family of a Ballymac woman who died from cancer will be remembered. The daughters of Marian McCarthy, who passed away in January, will host a Harry Potter-themed quiz to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. The quiz […]

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Kelsey Lang McCarthy, Deirdre Mahony, President Micheal D.Higgins, Patrick Brendan O’Neil,  Sabina Higgins and Donal O’Neill and Fr.Padraig O’Fiannachta at the Irish Premiere of The Uncountable Laughter of The Sea

Filmmaker Urges People To Bring Older Generation To Movie Which Celebrates Elderly

May 4, 2016 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A BALLYHEIGUE filmmaker is urging Kerry people to bring elderly relatives and neighbours to his feature-length movie which was shot in Kerry. Patrick Brendan O’Neill from Ballyheigue made ‘The Uncountable Laughter Of The Sea’, which has had its run extended in Tralee Omniplex. The film which celebrates the life of Fr. Padraig O’Fiannachta […]

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Movie Buffs To Test Their Knowledge At Kerry Film Festival Table Quiz

Movie Buffs To Test Their Knowledge At Kerry Film Festival Table Quiz

May 4, 2016 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

SO you think you know your movies eh? If you know your Ridley from your Tony Scott, your De Niro from your De Laurentiis, then The Imperial Hotel is the place to be next Wednesday, May 11, for a table quiz run by the Kerry Film Festival to test your […]

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Michael Daly on 'Greenlawn Butterfly' takes flight at the Kingdom County Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Family Entertainment At Kingdom County Fair This Sunday

May 4, 2016 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of people are set to make their way to Ballybeggan this Sunday for the 67th year of the Kingdom County Fair and it looks like it’s the spot to bring the kids judging by the line-up of entertainment. With over €40,000 in prizes and trophies there’s a lot to […]

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At the launch of the June Bank Holiday Race Meeting at Listowel Races were from left Shauna Lynch, Orlagh Winters (MC), Eilish Stack (Ladies Day Organiser), David Fitzmaurice (Chairman Listowel), Brenda Daly (Secretary Listowel) and John McGuire, Director, Listowel. The fashion highlight, Ladies Day on Sunday 5th of June, will be judged by TV celebrity and style icon Lorraine Keane and has a total prize fund valued at Û5,000, 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

Great Racing, Family Fun And €5,000 In Ladies Day Prizes In Listowel

May 3, 2016 at 7:49 pm Comments are Disabled

GREAT racing, family fun and stylish ladies will again be the to the fore at the upcoming Listowel Races June Bank Holiday Meeting on Sunday and Monday, June 5/6. As always, in addition to top quality National Hunt and Flat racing, the Listowel Race Committee have organized Children’s Entertainment on the […]

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Kerry Rose 2015 Julett Culloty (front centre) with most of the contestants for Kerry Rose 2016 at a get together in the Rose Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Will Nolan

PHOTOS: Kerry Rose 2016 Hopefuls Meet Up For First Time

May 3, 2016 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Rose hopefuls gathered at The Rose Hotel on Sunday for an information evening hosted by the Kerry Rose Centre. This was the Roses’ first meeting together to find out what’s in store for them over the next couple of weeks, ahead of the Kerry Rose Selection which takes place […]

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BOOM..Game On...Computer gamers, from all over Ireland and the UK will descend on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival. From June 10th to 13th, at the INEC, Killarney. The centre  will be transformed into a gamers’ paradise, featuring console and PC tournaments, appearances by YouTube stars, interactive stage shows, demos of the latest products and retail zones. The Minecraft Zone will be one of the biggest attractions at this event, Minecraft fans ready for batter for the launch were, Ellen McSweeney, Eoghan McSweeney, Feithleann Somers, Jennifer Rae, Arywnn O'Donoghue and Joe Scanlon.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC/NO REPRO FEE

Gamers To Flock To INEC For Major Festival Next Month

May 3, 2016 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

  COMPUTER gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK will descend on Killarney this June for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival. From June 10 to 13, the INEC in Killarney will be transformed into a gamers’ paradise, featuring console and PC tournaments, appearances by YouTube […]

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Ardfert Singers To Raise Their Voices For Pieta House

Ardfert Singers To Raise Their Voices For Pieta House

May 2, 2016 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of singers from Ardfert will perform at a special concert next week for a great cause. With momentum building for the Darkness Into Light events in Tralee and around the county next Saturday morning, the ladies from the Ardfert group are doing their bit for Pieta House. Continued […]

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Coláiste Gleann Lí Hosts Art Exhibition Tonight

Coláiste Gleann Lí Hosts Art Exhibition Tonight

April 28, 2016 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

COLAISTE Gleann Lí will present its annual Art Exhibition in the college tonight (Thursday) from 7pm which will showcase magnificent work in areas such as painting and drawing, oil painting, watercolours, pastel, pencil and acrylics painting. Visitors can view over 100 exhibits ranging from landscape, still life, figurative pieces and portraits as well as […]

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Aoife Hammed, Karim Pilichik, Thomas McGuire and Jasmine Conway, Moyderwell National School performers of The Lion King. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: ‘The Lion King’ Is The Mane Attraction At Moyderwell As Pupils Begin Performances

April 27, 2016 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

MOYDERWELL Mercy Primary School pupils began their performances of ‘The Lion King’ on Wednesday to great approval from audiences. There’s a cast of almost 300 students over the two days (Wednesday and Thursday) and the public can still catch performances on Thursday (11.30am and 7.30pm) at the school. The hour long musical, designed […]

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Helen Egan, Mairead Egan and Rob Carey at the 'Thursday Night Writers' group Open Mic night on Friday in The Abbey Inn. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Singers, Poets And Writers Enjoy Open Mic Night At The Abbey

April 26, 2016 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL writers group held a special event in The Abbey Inn last night to encourage local singer/songwriters, poets and writers to take to the stage to air their work. The Thursday Night Writers Group started last summer and meet weekly upstairs at the Abbey from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. They […]

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Tickets For Extended Rose Festival Events Go On Sale Next Week

Tickets For Extended Rose Festival Events Go On Sale Next Week

April 26, 2016 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS to the feast of entertainment at this year’s extended Rose of Tralee International Festival will go on sale from Tuesday, May 3. The longer event will feature more Rose and entertainment participants from all over the world and will attract more visitors to enjoy a week-long celebration in Tralee from […]

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John Hickey, Laoise Fallon Hickey, Sue Ellen Chester McCarthy (co-director of Anam), Saoirse McCarthy and James McCarthy at the premiere of 'Anam' as part of the Tocht Dance Festival at Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Spectacular Performance Of ‘Anam’ Wows Siamsa Audiences

April 23, 2016 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed a fantastic performance which brought together the skills of world-class step dancers in Siamsa Tire last night. Previewing as part of the Tocht Festival of Dance – which has been taking place in Siamsa since Thursday – Anam is an authentic and raw, percussive dance piece explores […]

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Students To Display A Century Of Style At Fashion Show In Ashe Hotel

Students To Display A Century Of Style At Fashion Show In Ashe Hotel

April 23, 2016 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been quite a week for events related to the 1916 Rising centenary and it’s not over yet. This Sunday evening sees young people from schools all over the county put on an amazing fashion show where they will be modelling clothes from each decade from 1916 to 2016 at The Ashe Hotel. […]

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The INEC Has Already Named Its Star Attraction To Ring In 2017

The INEC Has Already Named Its Star Attraction To Ring In 2017

April 20, 2016 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

IT may only be April, but the INEC in Killarney have already announced their main attraction for New Year’s Eve. It’s a man familiar with the county, having played a number of times in Tralee and Killarney, but Nathan Carter will still prove a big draw when he plays on […]

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Moyderwell Pupils Prepare To Stage Disney’s ‘The Lion King’

Moyderwell Pupils Prepare To Stage Disney’s ‘The Lion King’

April 20, 2016 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

MOYDERWELL Mercy Primary School will come alive to the sounds of the jungle as they stage ‘The Lion King KIDS’ in the assembly hall. With a cast of almost 300 students it’s set to be a spectacular production on Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 at 11.30am and 7.30pm each day. […]

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Gaelscoil Looks Forward To Presidential Visit To School On Thursday

Gaelscoil Looks Forward To Presidential Visit To School On Thursday

April 20, 2016 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT will be a very special day for one Tralee school on Thursday as they welcome  President Michael D Higgins through their doors. The President and his wife Sabina will honour Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn with a visit as part of his duties in the continuing commemorations of the Easter Rising 1916. Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, […]

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Tralee Branch Of Irish Red Cross To Host ‘1916 Rising’ Themed Fundraiser

Tralee Branch Of Irish Red Cross To Host ‘1916 Rising’ Themed Fundraiser

April 14, 2016 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Branch of the Irish Red Cross will host a ‘1916 Irish Rising’ themed table quiz at Stokers Lodge, Tralee on Friday, April 29 at 8.30pm. The fundraiser is for money to go towards a building for the Tralee Branch of the Irish Red Cross. A table of four costs €20 and […]

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front: Pat O'Shea, Joan Trant, Helen O'Sullivan, Kay O'Connor. Back: Phil Leen, Paul O'Siullivan, Simon Quinn, Mena Cahill, Debbie O'Connor and Garda Irene Riordan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Clubs From Lohercannon To Derrymore West Will Unite For Showcase Event

April 14, 2016 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you are interested in getting involved clubs from Lohercannon to Derrymore West, this could be the night for you. Curraheen Community Council will host an information evening on Tuesday, April 19th in Fels Point Hotel, from 7.30pm to 9pm. All local voluntary groups from Lohercannon to Derrymore West and surrounding areas will have […]

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The Free Radicals Proclaim Their New Play In Siamsa

The Free Radicals Proclaim Their New Play In Siamsa

April 14, 2016 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Free Radicals Youth Theatre will host an evening of new plays titled, ‘Proclaimers’, which will take place at Siamsa Tire on Sunday, April 17, at 8pm with admission €10. The evening is the culmination of months of work undertaken by members of the youth theatre group culminating in this […]

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Out on the Gallop! The Kingdom Greyhound track in Tralee is the place to be on Saturday 23rd April at 7:45p.m. where Blennerville N.S. host’s a ‘Night at the Dogs’ to raise much needed funds to provide sports equipment and library facilities for the school.
Pictured from left are Gráinne O' Donnell, Conor Cronin, School Principal, Terry O' Sullivan with Dubai Diva, Emily Corridon and Darragh Cronin. Pic: Pauline Dennigan
For further info: Nora Corridan 087 785 7018

Blennerville Prepares To Go To The Dogs In Aid Of School

April 11, 2016 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kingdom Greyhound track in Tralee is the place to be on Saturday, April 23 at 7:45pm where Blennerville N.S. hosts a ‘Night at the Dogs’ to raise much needed funds to provide sports equipment and library facilities for the school. The night promises to be a wonderful social occasion with […]

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Siamsa Tire To Preview ‘Anam’ At Festival Of Dance This Month

Siamsa Tire To Preview ‘Anam’ At Festival Of Dance This Month

April 8, 2016 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tire will host previews of Anam, a dance piece that will feature two Kerry natives, as part of its Tocht Festival of Dance on April 22 and April 23 before its official launch at the Dublin Dance Festival at the end of May. Co-commissioned by Dublin Dance Festival and Siamsa […]

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