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‘Sense And Sensibility’ At Ballyseede Castle To Help Chernobyl Charity

‘Sense And Sensibility’ At Ballyseede Castle To Help Chernobyl Charity

June 26, 2016 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE beautiful grounds of Ballyseede Castle Hotel will host two very special open-air performances next week which will help out a local charity. Jane Austen’s classic, ‘Sense And Sensibility’, will be performed by the Chapterhouse Theatre Company and tickets are still available for the two performances on Tuesday, June 28 and […]

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Open Invitation To Tralee Bay Maritime Centre Launch

Open Invitation To Tralee Bay Maritime Centre Launch

June 24, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do after watching the big game on Sunday, then a trip out to a new business in Fenit might tickle your fancy. The new Tralee Bay Maritime Centre, owned and run by Brian O’Sullivan, is having a launch event this Sunday from 4pm to […]

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Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To 26th Annual Night At The Dogs

Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To 26th Annual Night At The Dogs

June 21, 2016 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S always a major night of fun and entertainment as Friends of University Hospital Kerry  get set for their annual Gala Benefit Night next month. Sponsored by Kerry Group, the event will take place on Friday, July 8, at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the fundraising programme, which has raised […]

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Table Quiz To Help Bring Gaza Teenagers To Ireland

Table Quiz To Help Bring Gaza Teenagers To Ireland

June 20, 2016 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of youngsters from the Middle East is coming to Ireland in July and a table quiz will be held this Thursday to help with the costs. An under 14 soccer team from Gaza will be visiting next month and in order to cover accommodation, travel and meal costs – which is in the region […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Music And Swordplay In The Square As Part Of Tralee 800 Celebrations

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Music And Swordplay In The Square As Part Of Tralee 800 Celebrations

June 18, 2016 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

DRAGONS, dancers and a battle for Tralee raged in the Square last night as part of the Tralee 800 celebrations. Members of the Déise Medieval group were joined by local performers for a short pageant about a family fighting against the Anglo-Normans. The performers staged a short fight followed by a […]

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Tom Crean To Be Celebrated In Annascaul This Weekend

Tom Crean To Be Celebrated In Annascaul This Weekend

June 16, 2016 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE life of Tom Crean is about to be celebrated in a fresh light in The Tom Crean Festival this weekend. The centrepiece of the festival, which takes place annually in the West Kerry village of Annascaul, will be a choreographed version of the local hero’s life on Saturday night. Tom Crean’s Journey: An Irish […]

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A Wonderful Evening Of Irish Songs And Music In Prospect From Scotia Ensemble

A Wonderful Evening Of Irish Songs And Music In Prospect From Scotia Ensemble

June 15, 2016 at 11:31 am 2 comments

AN evening of beautiful, stirring music is in prospect this Sunday evening when an ensemble of local classical musicians get together for a special concert. The Scotia Ensemble, with the aid of the Arts Act Grant from Kerry County Council, will perform “An Evening of Irish Songs and Music” with guest […]

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This Tralee Eaterie Has Best Breakfast Fry In Kerry According To A Lifestyle Website

This Tralee Eaterie Has Best Breakfast Fry In Kerry According To A Lifestyle Website

June 15, 2016 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

YOU can’t bate a good fry-up and the people at lifestyle website, Lovin.ie, are partial to their sausages in the morning. The Dublin-based business decided to pick the best place in each county to get a breakfast fry and they picked a Tralee institution for their Kerry choice. “Greased to perfection, […]

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Sculpture On Display In Tralee Shows Innovative Way Of Recycling Tyres

Sculpture On Display In Tralee Shows Innovative Way Of Recycling Tyres

June 14, 2016 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A SCULPTURE made entirely out of tyres is currently on display at Kerry County Council Buildings in Rathass. Sculptor Mick Davis, who was a recipient of a Kerry County Council Artist Bursary this year, is responsible for the piece of art which is modelled on Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’. It will […]

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If You’re Thinking About Going To The Rose Ball, You Better Hurry Up!

If You’re Thinking About Going To The Rose Ball, You Better Hurry Up!

June 3, 2016 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Rose of Tralee International Festival just two and a half months away, things are already hotting up in terms of ticket sales for one particular event. With 66 Roses coming to the Festival this year, the demand for Rose Ball tickets is high and 25% extra tables will […]

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Partially-Covered Square Takes Over From Denny Street Concerts During Festival

Partially-Covered Square Takes Over From Denny Street Concerts During Festival

June 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Square will take over from the Denny Street stage to host ticket-only concerts for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival. And a new canopy-type structure will partially cover the 2,000 capacity space to keep punters dry in case of rain. The details of the concerts were revealed at the Tralee Chamber Alliance […]

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Anthony To Launch His New Children’s Book At Listowel Writers Week

Anthony To Launch His New Children’s Book At Listowel Writers Week

June 2, 2016 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE-based author is launching his new book on Saturday at Listowel Writers Week. ‘Gravespeakers: Maria’, is the new offering from award winning presenter and author Anthony Garvey. Aimed at 8-12 year olds, ‘Gravespeakers: Maria’ is the first of a six-book series which will be released over the next 18 […]

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Annascaul To Host A Weekend Devoted To Songcraft

Annascaul To Host A Weekend Devoted To Songcraft

May 28, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re into music and songwriting, then a trip out west could be in order for a weekend of workshops, sessions and craic in Annascaul. The Annascaul Singing Club is one of the newest additions to the West Kerry musical landscape. Dedicated also to providing a home for anyone who […]

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Kevin Finn, Sandra Leahy, Mike McDonald and Lisa Geaney at the Summer Party at Kirby's Brogue Inn. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kirby’s Brogue Inn Marks The Arrival Of Summer Season Of Entertainment

May 26, 2016 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

AS the Summer tourist season begins to crank into action, Kirby’s Brogue Inn held a hospitality night for fellow businesses who bring in and cater for visitors to the town. “It’s something my parents did for years and we wanted to continue the tradition,” said Fiona Kirby of the Brogue Inn. […]

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Tralee Art Group members and KDYS students working on a mural for Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre.

Tralee Art Group To Display Their Talent At Annual Exhibition Next Month

May 25, 2016 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE amazing talent of Tralee Art Group will be on display next month as they hold their annual exhibition of work at Tralee Library, Moyderwell. This year the theme this is the commemoration of 1916, “Remember, Reflect, Reimagine”. It will contain a wonderful selection of paintings with a variety of interesting interpretations related to the theme. The […]

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Ready for a Brew...John Keane of Torc Brewing, Killarney one of the craft brewing producers getting ready for Killarney Beerfest which takes place from 27th-29th May 2016, at the INEC special village. Glenagle Hotel, Killarney. With over 25 producers and more than 150 different craft beverages on offer, fantastic programme of events and guest speakers, Killarney Beerfest will showcase many of the best brewers and beers in Ireland.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE***FREE PIC***

Beer And Music Lovers Expected To Flock To Gleneagle This Weekend

May 25, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

  “Mmm…beer!” as our good friend Homer Simpson is wont to say. While Duff may not be on the menu in Killarney this weekend, there will be some 150  brews on offer at the Killarney Beerfest which kicks off from Friday to Sunday (May 27 to 29). Craft brewers and beer enthusiasts […]

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Fancy Holding A ‘Street Feast’ On Your Road Or Estate This June? Here’s How…

Fancy Holding A ‘Street Feast’ On Your Road Or Estate This June? Here’s How…

May 24, 2016 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Irish local community initiative is looking for people to host their own ‘Street Feast’ as part of the State’s 1916 / 2016 Centenary Celebrations. Over 850 Street Feast parties around the country have been registered to date, including two in Tralee. The 7th Annual Street Feast Day will be held on Sunday, June […]

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Fusion Of Food And Comedy Kicks Off New Concept At Il Forno

Fusion Of Food And Comedy Kicks Off New Concept At Il Forno

May 20, 2016 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S something new on the way for diners in Tralee this summer, as a restaurant hatches plans to combine culture and cuisine in a new upstairs venue. Il Forno Wood Fired Pizza and Italian Restaurant at Courthouse Lane hosted the first of many planned events with a night of comedy and […]

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Boys In Green For The Big Screen In The Square This June

Boys In Green For The Big Screen In The Square This June

May 20, 2016 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

SOCCER fans will congregate in the Square this summer to cheer on the boys in green, as a big screen will be erected for the Republic Of Ireland’s clash with  Belgium in Euro 2016 on Saturday, June 18. It’s all part of the Tralee 800 celebrations in a festival which takes place […]

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Creators of the Media Rising Exhibition, Liam McElligott, Jenny Plunkett, Noel Nash and Aine Brennan, in front of a revolving hologram of Padraig Pearse reading the Proclamation, at the opening of the exhibition at Kerry County Museum on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Create Innovative Multimedia Look At 1916 Rising At Museum

May 20, 2016 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR students from the IT Tralee have created a fascinating look at the 1916 Rising, featuring innovative technology and even a hologram of Padraig Pearse reading the Proclamation. Noel Nash, Jenny Plunkett, Liam McElligott and Aine Brennan spent the past working on ‘Media Rising’ as part of their final year […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2016 Contestants (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2016 Contestants (Part 2)

May 19, 2016 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Earlier we brought you 16 of the 31 young ladies hoping to win the Kerry Rose 2016 honour tomorrow night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Now here are 15 more for you to meet… LOUISE DALY SPONSORED BY MD O’SHEAS Louise, 23 from Killarney is currently working at Kerry University […]

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Katie Ross and Orla Murphy at the opening of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fleadh Cheoil Kicks Off With Concert At Rose Hotel

May 19, 2016 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE official opening of the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí took place at the Rose Hotel last night, kicking off four days of competitions and entertainment in town. Thousands of contestants and trad music lovers are expected in town until Sunday with a host of sessions on the streets and concerts in the […]

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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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