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‘Team Bramble’ Look For Help To Spring Clean The Town

‘Team Bramble’ Look For Help To Spring Clean The Town

April 2, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL group is gathering up as many volunteers as possible as they look to get behind a national campaign to clean up areas all around the country. ‘Team Bramble’  is working in co-operation with Tralee Chamber Alliance as they get behind ‘An Taisce’s National Spring Clean’ (NSC) that is […]

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PHOTOS: Drama Group Prepares For Good Friday Pageant

PHOTOS: Drama Group Prepares For Good Friday Pageant

March 31, 2015 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE based drama group is putting the final touches to an Easter pageant which will take place on Good Friday. The ‘Tralee Parish Liturgy Drama Group’ has been preparing for several weeks now for their ‘Good Friday Pageant’ which will be taking place at St John’s  the Baptist Church, in Castle Street at […]

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PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

March 30, 2015 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY photographer has sent us some absolutely stunning photographs of Kerry that show ‘The Kingdom’ in all its glory. Peter Cox, who is responsible for the amazing drone footage we showed you recently (click here for previous story), is looking for help to fundraise the cost of his new book which […]

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VIDEO: Up To 90 People A Week Using Tralee Soup Kitchen

VIDEO: Up To 90 People A Week Using Tralee Soup Kitchen

March 30, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE girls over at ‘Social Box TV’ have uploaded another great interview to their YouTube channel. This time they interviewed one of the co-founders of the Tralee Soup Kitchen, Collette Price, who along with her friend Dawn Roberts have been running the establishment with the help of volunteers since October 2012. In the video, […]

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Churchill GAA Prepares For Fundraising Fashion Evening

Churchill GAA Prepares For Fundraising Fashion Evening

March 29, 2015 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

  CHURCHILL GAA are all set to host a fundraising evening on Thursday, April 2, for the development of a new pitch for the club. As it this is the centenary of the Churchill club, there has been a concerted effort  to try and raise as much funds as possible. The […]

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Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

March 29, 2015 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘The SPAR Great Ireland Run 2015’ which will be taking place on Saturday April 11 in Phoenix Park, Dublin is looking for runners from here in Kerry to sign up to take part in the ‘All-Ireland County Challenge’. Local runners are being asked to represent their county in the […]

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At The Movies: They’ve Made A Balls Of ‘Cinderella’

At The Movies: They’ve Made A Balls Of ‘Cinderella’

March 28, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

‘Cinderella’ by John Lyons ‘HAVE courage and be kind’ is the moral of the ‘Cinderella’ story. In fact, that’s probably rather obvious. But Disney seem to be convinced that the only possible way to sink this lesson into children’s skulls is to simply have the characters say it over and […]

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Lixnaw Drama Group To Put On John B. Keane Play

Lixnaw Drama Group To Put On John B. Keane Play

March 28, 2015 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

  A DRAMA group from Lixnaw will be presenting the John B. Keane play ‘Moll’ from Sunday March 29 to Wednesday April 1. St. Michael’s Drama Group Lixnaw will host the play in An Ceolann, Lixnaw on these nights at 8pm with tickets €10 at the door. The group, which […]

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Four Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Four Things To Do In Town This Weekend

March 27, 2015 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend so here are four events to check out in town… FRIDAY 1. This Friday at 7pm, CH Tralee in association with Lancôme will be hosting elite make-up artist, Fortunato Benavoli who will  host a master class He’ll also do one-to-one exclusive appointments at CH Tralee, on both Friday and Saturday. […]

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PHOTOS: Free Breakfasts Cause Queues And Heavy Traffic At McDonald’s

PHOTOS: Free Breakfasts Cause Queues And Heavy Traffic At McDonald’s

March 27, 2015 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

McDONALD’S in Tralee had a busy morning. They were just one of the branches handing out out 40,000 free ‘Egg McMuffins’ all around the country as part of ‘Free Breakfast Friday’. We can see from from the reaction on social media in tweets (below) posted by Spin South West, who were broadcasting […]

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Hardy Bucks Boys Are Set For Ballyroe Gig

Hardy Bucks Boys Are Set For Ballyroe Gig

March 25, 2015 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  BUZZ, Salmon and The Viper of ‘Hardy Bucks’ fame will be appearing in The Ballyroe Hotel on Tuesday, March 31 for a night of laughs. Hardy Bucks Live, by AKE Promotions, promises to leave the crowd skitting. There’ll even be a chance to meet and greet the trio after. Hardy […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Musician Francie Conway And Billy Keane Urge ‘Yes’ Vote In Referendum

VIDEO: Tralee Musician Francie Conway And Billy Keane Urge ‘Yes’ Vote In Referendum

March 25, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

WRITER Billy Keane and Tralee’s own Francie Conway  have lent their voices and support to the Yes Vote campaign in the upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage on May 22 in a new video. The two men have recently uploaded a new video to YouTube in which they let their feelings known on […]

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VIDEO: Well-Known Camp Publican Features In New Ad For AIB

VIDEO: Well-Known Camp Publican Features In New Ad For AIB

March 23, 2015 at 2:57 pm 1 comment

  A CAMP publican is currently starring in a new TV advertisement as part of a campaign by AIB Bank. Mike O’Neill of The Railway Tavern is featured in the video, which can be watched below, talking about his love for the Volkswagen Beetle car model and how he has become […]

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Character Created By Abbeydorney Man’s Company To Feature On Stamp

Character Created By Abbeydorney Man’s Company To Feature On Stamp

March 20, 2015 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  A CHARACTER created by a former Tralee CBS student’s company is featured as part of a four stamp set that has been released today by An Post. John Rice, originally from Abbeydorney, who is the CEO of Jam Media will have the character ‘Roy’ from his 2009 animation featured on […]

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PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps Take Stunning Photos Of Kerry Coastline

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps Take Stunning Photos Of Kerry Coastline

March 20, 2015 at 12:09 pm 2 comments

WE’VE brought you drone footage of our wonderful coastline in the last couple of weeks, but now our defence forces have come up with more great shots. We recently stumbled across some absolutely breathtaking photos that had been taken over the last year by the Irish Air Corps. The photos feature landmarks from […]

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Tralee Woman To Appear On ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’ Tonight

Tralee Woman To Appear On ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’ Tonight

March 19, 2015 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  A FORMER student of Presentation Secondary School will be seen entering into a civil partnership in a casino tonight on the hit RTÉ show ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’. The show, which will air at 9pm on RTE2, will feature Nora Dennehy, originally from Hawley Park, and her partner Katriona Hourihan who entered […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Miss Kerry 2015

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Miss Kerry 2015

March 19, 2015 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE ladies are among the 25 participants in this year’s Miss Kerry contest which takes place next month. Kerry star James O’Donoghue will have a tough job as one of the judges in the Killarney Plaza Hotel on Saturday, April 4, where Radio Kerry’s Brendan Fuller will be the MC for […]

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Aaron Hutchinson and Michal Wagner of the KDYS Live Band Project

Live Band Project Provides Space For Teens To Grow Musically

March 18, 2015 at 10:49 am 1 comment

  DEEP in the heart of the KDYS building on Denny Street, behind a locked door, in what may very well once have been a broom cupboard is a cluttered room. It’s edges are lined with drums, gituars, keyboards, amps, mics, cables and boxes of precussion instruments. Behind a little […]

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Tralee Looks To London To Create Business Links

Tralee Looks To London To Create Business Links

March 17, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance have teamed up with the Kerry Association of London and will co-host a business networking event here in town on Saturday, March 21. The aim of the event is to try and create more business links between the British capital and our own capital here in Kerry. The […]

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Mary and Charlie Mahon at the opening night of the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of 'Into The Woods' in Siamsa Tíre on Thursday. Photo by Oscar Brophy

PHOTOS: Audiences Go ‘Into The Woods’ At Siamsa

March 14, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

  THE curtain came up on the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s latest production on Thursday night. ‘Into The Woods’ is running until Sunday night at Siamsa Tíre and there was a good crowd for the premiere of the show. The show features an ambivalent Cinderella, a blood-thirsty Little Red Riding […]

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Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Town This Weekend

March 13, 2015 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Tralee folk! It’s nearly the weekend again and this means that we will be filling your head with ideas as to what you can do. Ready, steady, go… FRIDAY 1. For those of you out there that hold a fondness for fairy tales in your heart, then the new production set […]

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PHOTOS: Town Buildings Going Green From Tonight In Run-Up To St Patrick’s Day

PHOTOS: Town Buildings Going Green From Tonight In Run-Up To St Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF you start to see a different colour to the town over the next few days, never fear as it is all part of an initiative between Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council. The two groups have teamed up together to help  celebrate St. Patricks Day next Tuesday with […]

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Pop Darlings Of The 80s, ABC Join Bill At Killarney Music Festival

Pop Darlings Of The 80s, ABC Join Bill At Killarney Music Festival

March 12, 2015 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF your a fan of 80s pop then the news gets better and better for you as ABC have been added to the line-up for The Killarney Festival of Music & Food on June 27-28. Duran Duran are already set to pack in the crowds, but Martin Fry’s charges had […]

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VIDEO: Kerry Is The ‘Jewel In The Irish Accent Crown’ According To Great New Video

VIDEO: Kerry Is The ‘Jewel In The Irish Accent Crown’ According To Great New Video

March 12, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  ANYONE worth their salt from here in ‘The Kingdom’ has long known that our dulcet tones are amongst the best that the world has to offer. It seems that this has now been officially recognised in a new video that rightly describes our way of speaking as ‘the jewel in […]

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VIDEO: Get ‘Inspired’ With Zumbathon For A Great Cause

VIDEO: Get ‘Inspired’ With Zumbathon For A Great Cause

March 12, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL dance group here in town are looking to raise funds for a great local group by organising a Zumbathon in Fels Point Hotel on Saturday. The theme of the night will to ‘Dance For A Cause’ as the organisers, Zumba Salsa Kerry, hope to raise funds for the fantastic work […]

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Tralee Man Films Documentary On Cockfighting

Tralee Man Films Documentary On Cockfighting

March 12, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

    A TRALEE man from has recently finished filming a documentary on the small Filipino island of Pangalao detailing the islands ‘obsession’ with the sport of cockfighting. Keith Mannix from Oakpark, in his 13-minute documentary ‘The Fight’, interviews the local ‘Captain’ Rudy Bundogan to try to understand the complexity of […]

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Renowned Psychologist To Speak At Fels Point Tonight

Renowned Psychologist To Speak At Fels Point Tonight

March 12, 2015 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

  CBS The Green will host renowned psychologist and psychotherapist Dr. Fergus Heffernan in a talk this morning to students, but the public will get a chance to hear his expertise later tonight. The talk will be on family dynamics along with the emotional well being of teenagers and will be held […]

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Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

March 11, 2015 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE jockey Bryan Cooper had a winner earlier today at Cheltenham. Cooper, already an established jockey at the young age of 22 claimed victory on Don Poli in the RSA Chase at 2.05pm today as the favourite won at a 13/8 starting price. It marks a happier return to the course for […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Racecourse Hosts A Very Different Type Of Horsepower

VIDEO: Tralee Racecourse Hosts A Very Different Type Of Horsepower

March 11, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

IN its heyday, the racecourse here in Tralee was very much used to seeing its fair share of excitement and experiencing the ‘heart in mouth’ feeling as the horses rounded the final corner and hurdled toward the finish line. That was then though and a new video released by the ‘Kerry […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

VIDEO: Tralee Film Set To Appear At Cannes Film Festival

March 10, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE film producer is currently preparing to head to the famous Cannes Film Festival for the second year running. Bertie Brosnan, a local film-maker here in town, will take his ‘Sineater’ film to the festival which is one of the most widely recognised and prestigious film festivals in the world which […]

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