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A Summer Soirée Of Art And Music With Tralee Art Group

A Summer Soirée Of Art And Music With Tralee Art Group

June 9, 2017 at 11:04 am 2 comments

BAILE Mhuire Day Care Centre and Tralee Art Group are jointly hosting a Summer Soirée of Art and Music on Thursday June 15, at 6-9pm. Admission Free. The evening will provide an opportunity to experience the tranquillity and beauty of this excellent centre in the heart of Tralee. Visitors can browse […]

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Thousands Of Gaming Enthusiasts Expected At Insomnia This Weekend

Thousands Of Gaming Enthusiasts Expected At Insomnia This Weekend

June 8, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost here. Insomnia – Ireland’s biggest gaming festival, hosted by Multiplay Events – is coming to the INEC in Killarney  June 9 to June 11 and thousands of gaming enthusiasts are set to converge on Killarney. This year, there will be big names in attendance that include Gassy Mexican, Terroriser, NerdoutMusic, ChooChoosGaming, DAGames, Seapeekay, TheOrionSound, TheJMC and MiniMuka,who have a combined subscriber […]

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Úna O'Connell and Rachel Walsh who have begun fundraising for the Meningitis Research Foundation. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Rachel And Úna Set to Take A Dive For Meningitis Research

June 8, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

RACHEL Walsh, Ballyheigue, and Úna O’Connell, Kilflynn, will take part in a skydive on July 23 to raise vital funds for the Meningitis Research Foundation. They will hold a raffle in Kerins O’Rahilly’s club on July 1, with spot prizes donated by the generous businesses around Tralee. Rachel said; “The […]

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From left, Inspired members, David Malone, Sinead Joy, Niamh O'Connor, Labhaoise O'Connor, Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Inspired volunteer Maree O'Connor, Breda O'Sullivan, Denise O'Mahony, Carmel Roche and Jack Dowey Kingston at the launch of the fashion show for Inspired at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

An Inspiring Fashion Show On The Way At Ballyroe

June 7, 2017 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Inspired group will strut their stuff at a fashion show in Ballyroe Heights Hotel next week. “The show is our main fundraiser for the service we provide to young adults with intellectual disabilities,” said Maree O’Connor of Inspired. The show will take place on Friday, June 16 […]

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Two Events In Town To Mark National Bike Week

Two Events In Town To Mark National Bike Week

June 7, 2017 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

  Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership, in collaboration with local cycling clubs, is inviting families of all ages to participate in a series of forthcoming events for National Bike Week, which runs from 10 to 18 June 2017. Events include the ‘Pedal in the Parks’ and the inaugural ‘Any Bike […]

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REPRO FREE – DANCING with the Stars winner, Aidan O’Mahony, was on Garda duty with the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O’Brien and Dan the Lion to launch Féile na mBláth at The Park Festival which will run from 16 to 18 June in Tralee Town Park. Pictured at the launch were  John Drummey Tralee Chamber , Garda Aidan O'Mahany , Mayor of Tralee Cllr Terry O'Brien ,Frank Hartnett KCC ,  Brain Carr of Feile Na Mlath 2017 and Dan the Lion the festival mascot .
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Féile Na mBláth To Provide Fantastic Entertainment

June 6, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

DANCING with the Stars winner, Aidan O’Mahony, was on Garda duty with the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O’Brien and Dan the Lion to launch Féile na mBláth at The Park Festival which will run from June 16-18 in Tralee Town Park. Kerry County Council and Tralee Chamber Alliance have […]

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In front; Maureen O'Brien, Sandra Finn, Marian Barnes and Mary Lynch. Second row; Laura Cotter, Jessica Deane, Dermot Crowley. At back; John O'Connor, Darragh Rohan, Jamie Wrenn and Aaron Deane at the launch of the Jamie Wrenn Walk at Recovery Haven on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Annual Charity Walk To Castlegregory In Memory Of Two Local Men

June 3, 2017 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Jamie Wrenn walk will take place from Tralee to Castlegregory on July 22 and this year another Castlegregory man will be remembered. This walk raises much needed funds for Recovery Haven cancer support house and we are asking people to walk on the day or to support a walker […]

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Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur.

McCann At The Movies: ‘King Arthur’ Is Loud, Brash, Over The Top…But Fun!

June 3, 2017 at 7:17 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ is much better than he expected!… Bruised and battered by the critics, Guy Ritchie’s take on the classic tale of King Arthur was one that had me intrigued from the beginning. Adding Charlie Hunnam in what is his first major lead role in […]

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The Balloonagh School Class of 1987 at their Debs Ball. Recognise anyone?

Balloonagh Girls To Relive Schooldays At Class Of 1987 Reunion

June 2, 2017 at 4:03 pm 1 comment

AH, 1987. The heyday of U2, Madonna and Michael Jackson, Johnny Logan warbling his way to Eurovision glory, Stephen Roche becoming a cycling hero winning the Tour de France and the National Lottery was launched to turn us into millionaires/paupers. It was also the year a group of over 100 girls in Balloonagh […]

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The champ Dominic O'Brien with the One Furlong Dash Perpetual Trophy and his dinner for two. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Will ‘The Bolt’ Retain His Title In The Joe Flynn Furlong Dash?

June 2, 2017 at 9:17 am 1 comment

EXCITEMENT will be at fever pitch by 4pm this Monday when the Joe Flynn One Furlong Dash for charity sees top athletes compete up Rock Street for the title. Last year Dominic ‘The Bolt’ O’Brien took the prize for his adept handling of the pint and steady hand, but he’ll […]

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The flowers were in bloom in the  Town Park on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Families To ‘Pedal In The Park’ Later This Month

June 2, 2017 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

AN event to get families together on their bikes for some exercise takes place later this month in the Town Park. Pedal in the Park— part of National Bike Week which runs from June 10 to 18 this year — is now in its seventh year and it promises to […]

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Kerry Rose contestants Jacinta Mulvihill, Cliona Daly and Bonnie Percival. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend

June 2, 2017 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a long weekend and there’s a lot happening. Here’s a few suggestions on how to spend your time… Friday 1. Picking a Rose… Tonight sees a new Kerry Rose picked at the selection night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There are 24 ladies from all over the county vying […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2017 Contestants (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Meet The Kerry Rose 2017 Contestants (Part 2)

June 1, 2017 at 6:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Earlier we brought you 12 of the Kerry Rose 2017 contestants in the selection on this Friday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel (click here if you missed them). Here’s the other 12 ladies and a little bit about them… JANICE HEALY SPONSORED BY CASTLEROSSE HOTEL Janice studied Hotel Management […]

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Motorcycle And Rock Music Heaven At The INEC This Weekend

Motorcycle And Rock Music Heaven At The INEC This Weekend

June 1, 2017 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

  IF you’re into your bikes and your rock music, then Killarney has something very special for you this weekend. Grab your helmet and get set for Ireland BikeFest Killarney,  three day motorcycle and free music extravaganza which takes place this June Bank Holiday Weekend, Friday, June 2 to Monday, […]

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An Early Start To The Weekend With ‘Tasty Thursdays’ At Dott’s Bar

An Early Start To The Weekend With ‘Tasty Thursdays’ At Dott’s Bar

May 31, 2017 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

DOTT’S Bar at The Rose Hotel has been introducing something different over the past couple of weeks with its ‘Tasty Thursdays’. Each Thursday night has a different theme and the past two weeks has seen beers and cocktails served with a delicious food platter, carefully selected to match the drinks being tasted. This week it’s […]

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Eclectic Line-Up Of Entertainment For Bank Holiday Weekend At Ashe Hotel

Eclectic Line-Up Of Entertainment For Bank Holiday Weekend At Ashe Hotel

May 30, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel is planning a weekend of diverse entertainment for the coming bank holiday weekend with fab food, quirky cocktails and great music. They kick things off this Friday with the launch of their brand new outdoor terrace complete with an Eriba vintage caravan bar serving a selection of speciality […]

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McCann At The Movies: Tiresome Comedy Fails To Do Justice To Hawn And Schumer

McCann At The Movies: Tiresome Comedy Fails To Do Justice To Hawn And Schumer

May 27, 2017 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, on the new Amy Schumer vehicle which, despite Goldie Hawn’s presence, falls well short of the mark… After being dumped by her boyfriend on the eve of a vacation to an exotic location, impulsive dreamer Emily (Amy Schumer) convinces her over cautious mother Linda, (Goldie […]

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Street Feast.

People Invited To Host A ‘Street Feast’ Party In Tralee

May 25, 2017 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 1,000 Street Feast parties will take place around the country on June 11, including 10 in Kerry. Fenit, Kenmare, Stradbally and Killorglin are some of the locations for the 8th Annual Street Feast Day and it is expected that over 700 neighbours will take part in county-wide Kerry Street Feasts, […]

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Elma Walsh with Principal of Spa NS Peter Linehan and those attending the Spa NS family day in memory of Donal Walsh on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Looks Forward To Donal Walsh 6k Challenge Next Month

May 24, 2017 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S. this week as the 2017 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched. This will be the fourth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising another family fun day in honour of Donal, their […]

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Open Air Screening Of ‘Sing Street’ In Town Park

Open Air Screening Of ‘Sing Street’ In Town Park

May 24, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Summer Open Air Cinema season is back this year and the first offering in Tralee Town Park is a real treat. Presented by Kerry Film Festival in association with Féile na Bláth/The Park Festival, the huge comedy hit ‘Sing Street’ will be screened on Friday, June 16 at 10pm. […]

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Open Morning On Adult Education Options At Tralee VTOS

Open Morning On Adult Education Options At Tralee VTOS

May 23, 2017 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on tomorrow morning (Wednesday) for an Open Day, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives information on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General Learning, QQI […]

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Cast members during soundcheck before the performance of Tralee Musical Society's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' in Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Three AIMS Nominations For Tralee Musical Society

May 22, 2017 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Musical Society have been nominated in three categories for the 2017 Association of Irish Musical Society Awards their production of Jesus Christ Superstar. They are Des Hurley for Best Stage Manager, Best Technical (Set,Sound & Lighting) and Best Visual (Costume, Hair and Make Up). Continued below… The public loved the show […]

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RTÉ Reporter - Cian McCormack 2016
RTÉ Morning Ireland's  ‘Ireland by bike’ series will hear the stories of real people at the start of the summer as reporter Cian McCormack travels on his bike for ten days in June stopping in towns, villages and communities from Dublin to the Midlands and South East and South West. Cian will cycle on his making daily reports on Morning Ireland from Wed June 1st to Friday June 10th. Listeners can interact with the ‘Ireland by bike’ series directly by emailing: irelandbybike@rte.ie or on twitter: @cian_mccormack or @morningireland.

Roving RTE Reporter Is Looking For Stories In Tralee And BallyB

May 21, 2017 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

RTÉ’s Cian McCormack is getting on his bike for the ‘Morning Ireland’ programme and heading down to Kerry looking for stories. The ’Ireland by bike’ series will hear the stories of real people at the start of the summer as reporter Cian McCormack travels on his bike for ten days in June […]

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McCann At The Movies: A Tense Blood Curdling Sci-Fi Thriller

McCann At The Movies: A Tense Blood Curdling Sci-Fi Thriller

May 20, 2017 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, looks at the latest in the Alien franchise, Alien Covenant…   Fans of previous Alien films and the sci-fi horror genre, that these movies have made their own, will have been eagerly anticipating the next chapter in the Ridley Scott-driven franchise. It’s predecessor, Prometheus, did an […]

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As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” . pictured on the day were - 
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PRESS INFO -- Fun For All The Family At Manor West-Animal Roadshow to arrive in centre on Saturday 5th November-As part of their Winter schedule of free events and activities, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park are organising a “Family Funday” on Saturday 5th November from 12 noon.  The day will feature lots of fun things to do for kids of all ages, the highlight of which will be “The Animal Roadshow” and will on site from 1pm.The Animal Roadshow, will host a mini zoo in the centre with a range of different types of animals including Snakes, Lizard, Tortoises, Rabbits, Guinea pigs, an Owl and lots of creepy crawlies that are still hanging around after the Halloween celebrations, such as slimey snails, tickley spiders, scorpions and other teeney insects! There will also be an animal arts and crafts area where kids can draw, make and colour their favourite animals and bring their works of art home with them.Speaking about the event Derek Rusk, Centre Manager said, “At Manor West, family is very important to us. We really enjoy organising these types of events and seeing all the visitors to the centre enjoying a fun filled family day out. I think I might be even more excited about the mini zoo than some of the kids will be!”Kingdom Party Pals will be there on the day with Minnie and Mickey Mouse as well as Anna and Elsa among others, so don’t forget to take a picture and share it on the Manor West Facebook page. There will also be face painters, balloon modeller and ‘Tony Wonder The Magician’ with magic skills and illusions that will amaze visitors.For more information on Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park and upcoming events please visit www.manorwest.ie or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

Wellness Information Exhibition For Manor West

May 19, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will host its second ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ information exhibition on Saturday, May 27th from 12 to 5pm. The successful exhibition will once again provide information to the local community and its visitors on organisations, services, sports clubs and the likes that are available […]

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Seven Things To Do This Weekend

Seven Things To Do This Weekend

May 19, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Music, a talk show, a quiz, a walk in the woods…it’s the weekend. Get out and enjoy it…  Friday 1. Fleadh fun on the streets… Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí continues all weekend in town. Today sees a Street Entertainment competition, with the winners announced followed by performance of winning group in The Square at 7.30pm. […]

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Two Events To Help Raise Funds For Tina’s Treatment

Two Events To Help Raise Funds For Tina’s Treatment

May 18, 2017 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO events in Tralee and Causeway will take place on Friday, May 26 to help pay for medical help a Kilflynn teenager needs abroad. The events are being organized by ‘Tina’s Army’ a collection of volunteers who have come together from all walks of life to raise money and awareness of Tina McElligott’s […]

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Anne Courtney, Shannan Howe, Cora Lee Howe, Rebecca Howe, Denis Courtney, Katie Howe and Amanda Howe at the official opening of the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Begins With Concert At Rose Hotel

May 18, 2017 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE days of trad music and dance kicked off last night with a concert to mark the start of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí. It was very much a family affair as nine families from around the county took to the stage in the Rose Hotel for an event which was streamed […]

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Musicians rehearsing before the opening of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Days Of Fleadh Cheoil Kicks Off Tonight In Tralee

May 17, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will be awash with trad musicians over the next five days as the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí comes to town for the second year in a row. The event is set to be a big economic boost to the town with thousands of visitors over the rest of the week. It […]

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Gary Keane, performing at their recent single launch of their track 'Stylin' in the Savoy, in Cork City.

Diverse Line-Up Of Guests For ‘The OtherSide’ This Friday In Benners

May 16, 2017 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a very successful inaugural event in February, The OtherSide event is back on this Friday, May 19 in Benners Hotel, Tralee at 8:30pm, with another great line up and free admission. The OtherSide is a new event for Tralee, in the form of a traditional style late-night talk show set in […]

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