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Kerry Film Festival Launches Programme For October Event

Kerry Film Festival Launches Programme For October Event

September 29, 2016 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Film Festival (KFF) has just announced its programme for the upcoming festival from October 19-23 which promises a wealth of film treats for film fans and film professionals alike. Details of the 17th edition of the festival were launched at the cinema in Killarney on Wednesday night followed by drinks in Scott’s […]

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SPONSORED: Craft Makers Hosting Number Of Courses And Workshops Next Month

SPONSORED: Craft Makers Hosting Number Of Courses And Workshops Next Month

September 28, 2016 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of workshops are due to commence at the Craft Makers Centre on Ashe Street next month. Leaving Certificate Syllabus Course in Art with teacher, artist and designer Rebekah Wall will take place on Tuesday evenings from  October 11 2016 to April 11 2017. It’s €840 per person for the year including all materials, books […]

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Irish TV To Air Rose Of Tralee Festival Documentary On Thursday

Irish TV To Air Rose Of Tralee Festival Documentary On Thursday

September 26, 2016 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL 90-minute documentary providing a unique behind-the-scenes account of the work that goes in to transforming the town into the week-long annual global festival that is now the Rose of Tralee will air on Irish TV this week. This observational documentary features behind the scenes footage and what it is like to […]

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Pieta House To Benefit From Book To Be Launched At Meadowlands Hotel

Pieta House To Benefit From Book To Be Launched At Meadowlands Hotel

September 23, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

ELMA Walsh of the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation will launch a fundraising book for Pieta House at the Meadowlands Hotel this Saturday evening. ‘Pedal The Planet’, a book detailing the extraordinary and inspirational story of how Breifne Earley stepped back from the brink of suicide, redesigned his life and became […]

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Eat, Drink And Be Merry…The Food Festival Is Here!

September 23, 2016 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Food glorious food! The second Tralee Food Festival is here again and we’re feeling peckish. Let’s see where the grub’s up… 1. The opening night… Friday evening sees the event kick-off with a Guinness, Jazz and Seafood Banquet with Spa Seafoods at Kirby’s Brogue Inn at the bottom of the Rock (Street), […]

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CBS The Green teachers, Karen Tobin and Helen Kelliher with First Year students Hugh Murray, Dean Farrell, Michael Lesniak, Jesse Duggan and Tommy Burns, get set for the upcoming CBS 5k Family Fun Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do In Town Over The Weekend

September 23, 2016 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

The excellent Tralee Food Festival isn’t the only event on in town this weekend. There’s fun runs, book launches, music and a bit of a hurling match going on… Friday 1. One for history buffs… Those with an interest in history may want to head over to Ballygarry House Hotel […]

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Tralee Rock, Blues And Motorcycle Festival Launch This Friday

Tralee Rock, Blues And Motorcycle Festival Launch This Friday

September 22, 2016 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE third annual Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle Festival will be launched at the Meadowlands Hotel this Friday night. Organised by the Gin Palace Bar Stewards Motorcycle Club, this chilled out night of blues will be a warm-up to the main event, which takes place from November 11-13 in the hotel. Entry to the […]

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Two Super Sundays Coming Up In Blennerville Village

Two Super Sundays Coming Up In Blennerville Village

September 20, 2016 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be busy couple of Sundays ahead in Blennerville, where families are invited for two great days out. This Sunday sees the Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk take place from St Pat’s GAA Club at 11.30am. All proceeds of the walk will go to the Palliative Care Unit /Kerry Hospice which […]

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‘Peanut’ The Tralee Terrier To Feature On RTE One This Week

‘Peanut’ The Tralee Terrier To Feature On RTE One This Week

September 18, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW series on RTE One called ‘The Pet Surgeon’ will feature a little dog from Tralee this Tuesday. Filmed at Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital in Cork, the third episode features a gorgeous little dog called Peanut who lives between his mammy Karen O’Connor, her brother Shane O’Connor and their dad Sean O’Connor in […]

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Six Things To Do On Culture Night

Six Things To Do On Culture Night

September 16, 2016 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Tonight is Culture Night and there’s a lot of things to do all over town from late afternoon onwards. Here’s some of the events you can head to… 1. Fun in the Square for the little ones… From 4pm, there’ll be Disney characters and face painting, along with dancers from […]

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Enable Ireland’s Sean Scally (back fourth from left) and Catherine Healy (front third from left) with choreographer Jackie O’Mahony (back, second left) and contestants.

Contestants In Sync For Fun Night In Aid Of Enable Ireland

September 15, 2016 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE he won’t exactly be a singing priest, Fr Padraig Walsh of St Brendan’s Parish will be among the 13 contestants strutting their stuff on stage in a few weeks at the Enable Ireland  Kerry Services first ever ‘Lip Sing’ event. Taking place on Saturday, October 1 at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, […]

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Launching the Interfirm Soccer Tournament were, from left: Simon McCarthy, Martin Dennehy, James Sugrue, Eamon Fitzmaurice, TC Counihan, Eoin Kelliher, Pa Daly, Anthony Moriarty and Carl Keohane. In front: Fionn Ó Dálaigh and Darragh Moriarty. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Inter-Firm Soccer Is Coming Back To The Low Field

September 13, 2016 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

TIME to limber up those dodgy knees and take the boots out of the attic; Inter-firm soccer is back in Tralee! The 7 a side soccer blitz in aid of local cancer charities, will take place next month and will take place in various venues around town, with the finals to be played at […]

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You Can Sit On ‘The Iron Throne’ This Week At IT Tralee

You Can Sit On ‘The Iron Throne’ This Week At IT Tralee

September 13, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

YOU won’t want to miss this if you’re a ‘Game Of Thrones’ fan! The Iron Throne from the biggest TV series in the world is coming to IT Tralee this week and the general public will have a chance to do what Stannis Baratheon died for and Daenerys Targaryen is determined to […]

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At the launch of the 'Recovery Haven Family Gameshow' were Patricia Glavin (Glavin Family). Philomena Stack (Recovery Haven), Lana McDonagh, Terry and Mark O'Brien (O'Brien Family) Eileen Comerford (Recovery Haven) and Deirdre Power (Glaven Family). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mayor’s Family To Take Part In Gameshow Night For Recovery Haven

September 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

NINE families, including the Mayor of Tralee’s, will compete in a very different type of event at the end of the month to raise funds for a great facility in Tralee. A Family Gameshow based on popular television shows “Family Fortunes” and “Mr & Mrs” will take place at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on […]

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Members of the Under The Elements homeless awareness group are, from left: Charlene Tidings, Marian Coffey, Julie Fitzpatrick and Marilyn O' Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

September 9, 2016 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Charity events for a homeless shelter, a Disney-themed quiz and the county’s big hurling day are just some of the events you can head to this weekend around town… Saturday 1. A cycle for school… Everyone is invited to Ardfert in the morning, to take part in a great cycle in aid of the […]

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Kerry Artists preparing their work for  'Kerry Visual Arts Programme' at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Killarney. The Show Case will open on Kerry County Council's Culture Night on Friday 16th September 2016.Front row, Mirka Pavelkova, Diarmuid O'Sullivan, Pat Owen, back row from left, Sharon O'Keeffe, Kerry County Council, Arts Department, Deirdre McKenna, Des Fitzgerald, Joseph Keating, Diana Muller and Caroline  Lynch, Kerry County Council, Arts Department.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Tralee Man’s Work To Feature In Kerry Visual Arts Showcase

September 9, 2016 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man is among the seven artists exhibiting work at the Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase 2016 will be launched on Culture Night next Friday. Des Fitzgerald from Tralee will join fellow Kerry-based artists Pat Owen, Miroslava Pavelkova, Diarmaid O’Sullivan, Deirdre McKenna, Diana Muller and Joseph Keating in having their work on […]

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Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

September 9, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

A LECTURE on a Tralee man who died during World War 1 will take place in Tralee Library during Culture Night next Friday. One hundred years ago this September, 22-year-old Denis Baily from Tralee won the Military Cross for his bravery during the Battle of the Somme. He was among […]

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Tesco’s Kerry Stores To Throw Tea Party To Celebrate Donating €48,000 To Local Causes

Tesco’s Kerry Stores To Throw Tea Party To Celebrate Donating €48,000 To Local Causes

September 8, 2016 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Kerry will host a Communi-Tea party to celebrate donating over €48,000 to local causes in the county. On Saturday, September 17, Tesco stores will be throwing the celebration to mark contributing to schools, sports clubs, animal shelters and many more who have benefitted from their Community Fund to date. The party, which […]

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of Tralee Musical Society.

Disney-Themed Family Quiz To Take Place This Sunday

September 7, 2016 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IF YOU happen to be, or know someone who’s a Disney fanatic, there’s a great opportunity to test your knowledge this weekend. Tralee Musical Society are hosting a Disney Family Quiz in St Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, this Sunday at 2pm. A table of four costs €20 with all the proceeds […]

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A group cleaning up Banna Strand in 2014.

Call Goes Out For Volunteers To Help With Banna Clean-Up

September 6, 2016 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are not many stretches of coastline more perfect in Ireland than Banna Strand and it requires a bit of love and care to help keep it that way. Banna Coastcare, in conjunction with the national initiative Clean Coasts, are organising a Banna clean-up on Saturday, September 17 at 10am. Clean Coasts […]

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David McSavage

David McSavage Is Bringing His New Show To Tralee

September 6, 2016 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER top Irish comedy performer is set to bring his new show to Tralee later this month. Il Forno Italian restaurant will welcome the eccentric and very funny David McSavage and Guests on Friday September 23 to their first floor comedy venue which is growing quite a reputation for hosting […]

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The Tralee Food Festival Is Shaping Up To Be Just Delicious

The Tralee Food Festival Is Shaping Up To Be Just Delicious

September 5, 2016 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH less than three weeks to go, the Tralee Food Festival programme has been released and the event is set to showcase some of our great eateries around town. Last year, thousands enjoyed the food market, food and beer trails and cookery demos around the town over the three days […]

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The contestants in the upcoming John Mitchels GAA Club Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In The John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

September 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE limbering up for what should be a fantastic night in October at the inaugural John Mitchels GAA Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event. It will be held in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday, October 30 and the couples are currently in training under the eye of Ms Laura Flaherty, choreographer. Many of them […]

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The captains of the eight teams in the Abbeydorney Hurling Club Battle of the Parish event at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Back from left; Mikey Leahy, Helena O'Leary, Brian O'Leary, Feral Roche, Nigel Roche, Helen Mansell, Brian Donovan, Kieran Dineen with Jonathan Collins of the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and  in front, Sean and Donagh O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Abbeydorney Gears Up For ‘Battle Of The Parish’ Fundraiser

September 3, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE had Lip Sync Battles and Strictly Come Dancing, but they do things differently in Abbeydorney when it comes to big fundraisers. On Friday night, the teams in the forthcoming ‘Battle Of The Parish’ – to take place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on October 30 – were announced at a […]

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Billy Keane Takes On Ambassador Role For Culture Night

Billy Keane Takes On Ambassador Role For Culture Night

September 2, 2016 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

BILLY Keane will be Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador for the event which will see events take place in Tralee and all over the county. “I’m delighted to be Kerry’s Culture Night ambassador,” says Billy. “Culture is about people coming together, telling stories, dancing listening to music, poetry. It is part […]

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Sponsored: Bump, Baby And Toddler Event With Beauty Tips From Expert At CH

Sponsored: Bump, Baby And Toddler Event With Beauty Tips From Expert At CH

September 2, 2016 at 8:29 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S become an annual favourite with moms-to-be and new parents and this year it’s set to be even better at CH Chemists. This free event is, of course, the Bump, Baby and Toddler day which will be held on Wednesday, September 14 from 11am to 5pm at the award-winning store. […]

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Waiting for the start of the Banna Beast Challenge on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

September 2, 2016 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

It’s a relatively quiet weekend, but there’s still some stuff to get up to around town and beyond this weekend… FRIDAY Say farewell to Fr Sean.. The Meadowlands Hotel is the venue tonight for a special event to say farewell to a much loved clergyman. Fr Sean Hanafin, of St […]

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New Series Written, Produced And Directed By Kerry Man Begins On TV3 Tonight

New Series Written, Produced And Directed By Kerry Man Begins On TV3 Tonight

September 1, 2016 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget to tune into TV3 tonight for Kerry man Gerard Barrett’s new drama series. Starring Pat Shortt it will begin its three week run at 10pm. The former IT Tralee student and Knockanure native wrote, directed and produced the show which is being highly anticipated judging by the amount of […]

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Five Things To Do This Weekend Around Town

August 26, 2016 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and what a weekend! There’s loads to do over the next two days. Here’s a few suggestions… Saturday 1. On yer bike… For the energetic among you, Na Gaeil GAA club is holding their annual fundraising cycle. It’s always a fun day out with an 80km route via Castleisland, Abbeyfeale […]

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Officer O'Malley, the Keystone Kop, consults with fellow officers  on Castle Street on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Enjoying Thursday Night Entertainment Around The Town

August 19, 2016 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE rain put a dampener on Thursday night’s entertainment around town, but some people still managed to get out and about before the real action kicks off tonight. Every seat was taken in the Square […]

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