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KCFE To Host Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers

KCFE To Host Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers

March 5, 2018 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

PARENTS and guardians of school leavers are invited to an Information Evening Talk being held by Kerry College of Further Education, Clash, Tralee this Tuesday, March 6, commencing at 6.30pm. The talk was scheduled to take place last Thursday but was postponed due to the weather. The event is specifically […]

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Junior Infants with teacher Olive Ní Ghearáin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Looks Forward To Lá Oscailte/Open Day

March 3, 2018 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn is holding their Lá Oscailte/Open Day on Wednesday, March 7 between 11.00am-12.00noon and again between 6.30pm-7.30pm as part of their celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge. Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn has Gaeilge as its working language while following the standard curriculum as laid out by the Department of Education […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘I, Tonya’ Is A Film That Will Shock, Entertain And Puzzle Audiences

McCann At The Movies: ‘I, Tonya’ Is A Film That Will Shock, Entertain And Puzzle Audiences

March 3, 2018 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘I, Tonya’ is a unique and darkly comedic re-telling of one of sport’s most sensational scandals… Based on true events, ‘I, Tonya’ is the darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Although […]

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Johnnie Wall of the St Patrick's Day Parade Organising Team, Grand Marshal of this year's parade Dan Horan and Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley. Photo courtesy of John Drummey

Dan’s The Man To Lead The St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 2, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

DAN Horan has been unveiled as the Grand Marshal for the 2018 St Patrick’s Day Parade which will take a new route this year starting at The Rose Hotel and finishing on the stunning, new-look Mall on Saturday 17th March. He joined the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley to […]

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New Route For St Patrick’s Day Parade As Entry Deadline Approaches

New Route For St Patrick’s Day Parade As Entry Deadline Approaches

March 1, 2018 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

ST Patrick’s Day is only a little more than two weeks away and the deadline for entries for the highlight of the day in Tralee is almost upon us. The organisers are inviting local community groups and organisations, as well as clubs, schools and businesses to take part in the parade […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council To Hold Table Quiz

Mercy Mounthawk Parents Council To Hold Table Quiz

February 28, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Parents Council at Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School is holding a table quiz on Thursday, March 8at 7.30pm. This will be a great night for all ages to pit their general knowledge skills on a wide range of questions. The Parents Council has decided to hold their quiz in the […]

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Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel with Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony launching the search for the Kerry Rose 2018. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Search Is On For Kerry Rose Contestants

February 27, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

COULD you or someone you know be the 2018 Kerry Rose? Breda O’Mahony 2017 Kerry Rose kicked off the search for the 2018 Kerry Rose with Jonathan Collins, Manager of Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. The selection night will be held on Saturday, May 26, at the hotel with Kerryman […]

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Students Get Set For Final Of ‘The I.T. Factor’

Students Get Set For Final Of ‘The I.T. Factor’

February 27, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS are set to take the stage in The Blasket Bar this Wednesday for the annual I.T. Factor 2018 Finals. The competition, run by the I.T. Tralee Music Society for all ITT students, has been running since the first auditions back in November and the final begins at 9pm. The […]

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Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf in 'Lady Bird'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Lady Bird’ Is A Charming Coming Of Age Tale

February 24, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘Lady Bird’ sees Saoirse Ronan in award-winning form in a movie that will resonate with audiences… Nominated for five Academy Awards and the winner of two Golden Globes Ladybird is the semi autobiographical tale of writer/director Greta Gerwig’s adolescence upbringing in Sacremento, California. Christine “Lady Bird” […]

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Tammy and Paddy O'Connell and Michael McCormack before the cycle in aid of Fenit Lifeboat on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Plenty Time To Prepare For Annual Fenit RNLI Cycle Fundraiser

February 23, 2018 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

ATTENTION all cyclists! The annual Fenit RNLI Annual 50km Cycle Fundraiser is stet to take place on Saturday, May 5 this year. Details of the 16th annual Fenit Lifeboat charity fun cycle have just been announced and the 50 kilometre event will see cyclists make their way from Tralee through Farranfore and […]

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Three Things To Do This Weekend

Three Things To Do This Weekend

February 23, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

It’s a busy weekend if sport is your thing, but even if it isn’t, the weather is looking dry enough to get out and about… Friday 1. Fun at Na Gaeil club… Two great nights of comedy drama are guaranteed at ‘One Murder and a Christening’, on Friday and Saturday […]

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Talk On Osteoporosis And Bone Health At The Rose Hotel

Talk On Osteoporosis And Bone Health At The Rose Hotel

February 23, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

A TALK on Osteoporosis and Bone Health will take place at The Rose Hotel on Friday, March 2 at 7pm. The speakers at the event, which is sponsored by CH Tralee and the National Dairy Council, are Professor Moira O’Brien, Osteoporosis and Sports Medicine Consultant, Michelle O’Brien, CEO Irish Osteoporosis Society and Sheila King, Registered […]

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A Feast Of Basketball On Saturday At Tralee Sports Complex

A Feast Of Basketball On Saturday At Tralee Sports Complex

February 22, 2018 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

BASKETBALL lovers are very well taken care of this weekend with all of Saturday devoted to the sport in the Tralee Sports Complex court. First of all, Tralee Tigers are hosting their U19 Invitational Tournament which will see teams from St Mary’s Castleisland, St Paul’s Killarney, Hertfordshire Warriors from the […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco Tralee.

Paco To Host Coffee Morning/Fashion Show In Aid Of Inspired

February 22, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings agains this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event to raise funds for the Inspired group based at Friary Lane. From 11am to 1pm, there’ll be teas, coffees and […]

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County Librarian Tommy O'Connor with Austin Stacks GAA Chairman Liam Lynch at 'Ag Féachaint Siar', the Austin Stacks Centenary Celebrations exhibition at Tralee Library on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Exhibition Of Stacks’ Centenary Celebrations Opens At Tralee Library

February 21, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE centenary celebrations for Austin Stacks GAA club are coming to an end, but not without showing what an eventful year it has been for the Rock club. An exhibition was opened at Tralee Library by Chairman of Austin Stack Liam Lynch on Tuesday night, with images from socials, medal […]

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Helena Clifford, Fidelma Dillon, Margaret Cahill and Geraldine Lennon contestants in the Ardfert NS 'Lip Sing Battle' at the launch of the event at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ten Acts To Do ‘Lip Sing Battle’ For Ardfert NS

February 17, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER two sell-out Strictly Come Dancing events over the past couple of years, Ardfert National School are gearing up to host their first ‘Lip Sing Battle’. Ten acts will take to the floor at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Easter Saturday, March 31 in what promises to be a fantastic night […]

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McCann At The Movies: Laughs Are Plentiful In The Entertaining ‘Early Man’

McCann At The Movies: Laughs Are Plentiful In The Entertaining ‘Early Man’

February 17, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann says ‘Early Man’ is a charming and funny tale from the master of stop motion animation… In his first directorial outing since 2008’s Wallace and Gromit in ‘A Matter of Loaf and Death’, Nick Park returns with his unique animated style and humour which gives […]

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Justin McCarthy, Carol Nyhan, Claire Goodall and Aidan Mangan  contestants in Kerins O'Rahillys GAA 'Strictly Club Dancing'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Kerins O’Rahillys ‘Strictly Club Dancing’

February 16, 2018 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S going to be some St Patrick’s weekend and the festivities will kick off with bang when the second Kerins O’Rahillys GAA ‘Strictly Club Dancing’ event takes place. Twelve couples have been in rehearsals with artistic director Jackie O’Mahoney over the past number of weeks and they’re already looking fleet […]

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Anne Kelliher and Michelle Greaney  look forward to the Optimal Fitness 10 Miler in February. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter The 10 Miler/5k Race This Sunday

February 16, 2018 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still a few places left for an event this Sunday which will see hundreds of runners hit the road. After holding a very successful event on New Year’s Eve, Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness has organised the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race will take place this Sunday at […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Night Of 80/90s Music And Great Prizes In Ardfert This Weekend

February 16, 2018 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING 80s/90s disco will take place this Saturday night in Ardfert organised by an local woman to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in […]

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Samaritans Kerry Launches Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

Samaritans Kerry Launches Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

February 15, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  SAMARITANS in Kerry are launching a major volunteer recruitment campaign to encourage people to get involved with the charity to give something back to the local community and help change people’s lives. They are holding an information evening  next Wednesday, February 21 at  7-30 pm at The Samaritans 43-44 […]

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Miriam Asks Kerry People To Dig Deep On Daffodil Day

Miriam Asks Kerry People To Dig Deep On Daffodil Day

February 15, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

RTE’S Miriam O’Callaghan has urged people of Kerry to dig deep this Daffodil Day to help the record number of people being diagnosed with cancer. The broadcaster, who lost a sister to cancer, was speaking at the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s 2018 Daffodil Day, which will take place […]

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Cllr Jim Finucane helps unveil the new monument outside Austin Stacks GAA club grounds at Connolly Park on Monday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos From Austin Stacks Centenary Celebrations Compiled For Exhibition

February 13, 2018 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been quite a year of celebrations for Austin Stacks GAA over the past 12 months. The Rock club marked their 100th anniversary in 2017 with a series of events throughout the year, right up to a couple of weeks ago when a sign was unveiled at Urban Terrace welcoming […]

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See All Presentation Primary Has To Offer At Open Morning

February 12, 2018 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary School, Tralee will hold an Open Morning this Wednesday, February 14, to showcase  all the school has to offer. Located in the heart of Tralee, Presentation Primary School has a long tradition of delivering an outstanding education to pupils in their care. Working in partnership with parents/guardians, they […]

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McCann At The Movies: An Important, Entertaining Film That Won’t Disappoint

McCann At The Movies: An Important, Entertaining Film That Won’t Disappoint

February 10, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann, says ‘The Post’ is a masterful, nostalgic yet timely film… Combine the magnificent iconic acting talent of two Hollywood heavyweights in Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, with the skills of one of the worlds most decorated movie makers in Steven Spielberg to retell a poignant, […]

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Omniplex #BringItBack Season Returns With Some Classics

Omniplex #BringItBack Season Returns With Some Classics

February 9, 2018 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Omniplex #BringItBack series will return next week with some very special screenings some modern classics and old favourites. Featuring films such as ‘The Lion King’, ‘Thelma & Louise’ and ‘Avatar’, there’s something for all tastes and this time there’ll be more than one screening of the movies. The […]

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Paul Ryan and Claire Molloy performing in the Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerins O’Rahillys Looks Forward To Second ‘Strictly’ Event

February 9, 2018 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success last year with over 1,100 people packing the Brandon, so it’s no surprise that Kerins O’Rahillys ‘Strictly Club Dancing’ is returning next month. The GAA club on Strand Road has announced it will take place on Friday, March 16 next in the Mount Brandon Hotel […]

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Debra Ireland supporters Sarah Clancy and Liz Collins are asking walkers to join them for this year's inspirational Kerry Challenge from May 18th to 20th, see www.debraireland.org for more information.

People Wanted For Three Days Of Fun Out West For Charity

February 8, 2018 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY work colleagues with walking boots are being sought for an inspirational three-day adventure in the Dingle Peninsula, where the fun will help raise vital funds for butterfly skin charity Debra Ireland. Running from May 18th to 20th, ‘Debra’s Kerry Challenge’ includes three days of trekking though the beautiful Dingle […]

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St John’s Reconciliation Window To Feature On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’

St John’s Reconciliation Window To Feature On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’

February 8, 2018 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

  THIS Friday evening’s “Nationwide” programme on RTE 1 television will feature a fascinating segment on the creation of the new Reconciliation Window in St. John’s Catholic Church in Tralee. The documentary is produced and directed by Niall Martin of RTE and will be shown at 7pm. The widow project […]

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It’s Kerry V Cork But This Time It’s In Dodgeball At The Complex

It’s Kerry V Cork But This Time It’s In Dodgeball At The Complex

February 7, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY have come up against Cork in many sporting contests over the years but this Thursday evening in Tralee Regional Sports and Leisure Complex has to be a first as teams from Tralee IT face Cork IT in an Intervarsity Dodgeball contest. Teams from nearby Kerry College of Further Education […]

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