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Launching the upcoming Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch were Fashion writer Catherine Keane, Aoife Hickey of The Ashe Hotel, Margaret Kissane of Connect Kerry, Toireasa Ferris (MC for the event) and General Manager fo The Ashe Hotel Ruth O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Connect Kerry Ladies Luncheon And Fashion Afternoon Is Back Again This Month

November 7, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, on Sunday, November 25. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Christmas Bellini Reception and ladies can avail of the final make up touches at Alfie’s Powder Rooms, lots of gift ideas on […]

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Rose Festival To Begin A Little Later Than Usual For 60th Anniversary

November 7, 2018 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

NEXT year is a very special one for the Rose of Tralee International Festival as it celebrates its 60th anniversary. It’s already been announced that there will be no regional finals and centres will put forward a Rose every two years (apart from Kerry, Cork and Dublin) resulting in just […]

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Launching Recovery Haven's Evening of Sporting Greats which takes place at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on November 30th are hotel manager Jonathan Collins, Dermot Crowley Recovery Haven, event MC Billy Keane and Philomena Stack, Recovery Haven.

Renowned Sports Stars To Team Up for Recovery Haven Kerry

November 5, 2018 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

GAA greats Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh and Aiden O’Mahony; horse racing guru Ted Walsh and Ireland’s women’s rugby captain Ciara Griffin are among the sporting personalities who will line out in support of Recovery Haven Kerry later this month. The cancer support charity has teamed up with well-known journalist and sports […]

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Rock, Blues And Motorcycle Festival Returns To Meadowlands

Rock, Blues And Motorcycle Festival Returns To Meadowlands

November 5, 2018 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

MEADOWLANDS Hotel is once again the venue for the 5th Annual Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle Festival on November 9th-11th in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A. Run by the Gin Palace Bar-Stewards who have organised an exciting line up of entertainment over the weekend, the Festival kicks off on Friday at […]

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TAG members, Jane Deasy, Christa Vonhoff and Paudie Lynch looking forward to the "Out of the Blue" exhibition Opening at Kerry County Library Tues Nov 13th at 6.30pm.

Tralee Art Group Prepares For New Exhibition

November 3, 2018 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Tralee Art Group is holding a new exhibition, entitled “Out of the Blue”, at Kerry County Library, Tralee this month. Opening on Tuesday November 13th at 6.30pm, it is an exciting mix of traditional and contemporary art in a wide variety of form and media. They have been working all […]

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Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

McCann At The Movies: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Pleases Queen Fans And More Besides

November 3, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says the music biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ will indeed rock you… Just a short few weeks after the excellent A Star is Born, Tralee Omniplex plays host to another musical feature with Bryan Singer’s, Freddie Mercury biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ enjoying pride of place at numerous MAXX screenings this week. […]

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Roundy’s Mexican ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party Is A Must This Saturday

Roundy’s Mexican ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party Is A Must This Saturday

November 2, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE Halloween-themed fun isn’t over yet and Roundy’s is putting on something special this Saturday. The bar will be hosting a Mexican ‘Day of the Dead’ party and as well as the usual fantastic and inventive cocktails, cool tunes and amazing atmosphere, the highlight of the night will be ‘The […]

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Kerry Based Arts Festivals Clinic with Karl Wallace.

Arts Festivals Information Night Next Week In The Rose Hotel

November 2, 2018 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

An Information Clinic for arts festivals will take place at The Rose Hotel on Saturday 10th November from 12.00 to 1.30pm. The clinic is free but festival participants are asked to reserve a place at the clinic by email toarts@kerrycoco.ie or by calling The Arts Office at Kerry County Council […]

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Adaptation Of James Joyce Classic For Siamsa Stage This Week

Adaptation Of James Joyce Classic For Siamsa Stage This Week

October 30, 2018 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

A DIZZYING interpretation of James Joyce’s first novel will be brought to the stage in Siamsa this week. Rough Magic will present James Joyce’s seminal novel ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ in Arthur Riordan’s vibrant new stage adaptation brought to life by a dynamic, new, creative ensemble of […]

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Design A Spooky Street In Tralee Library On Halloween

Design A Spooky Street In Tralee Library On Halloween

October 30, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s the mid-term break and you’re wondering how to entertain the kids tomorrow. Well Tralee Library is holding a fun event where they are inviting children to come along to and help them to design a Spooky Street! It’s free of charge and will go on through out the […]

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Roundy’s Will Come Alive For ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party

Roundy’s Will Come Alive For ‘Day Of The Dead’ Party

October 28, 2018 at 5:31 am Comments are Disabled

WELL as Halloween is almost upon us, an event in Tralee’s favourite cocktail bar, Roundy’s, is going to be the highlight of next weekend. The bar will be hosting a Mexican ‘Day of the Dead’ party on Saturday, November 3. As well as the usual fantastic and inventive cocktails, cool […]

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Foil Arms And Hog

Foil Arms And Hog Return To Kerry For January Show

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

JANUARY is such a miserable month. The parties are over, no money, crap weather and you’re bloated after December. Don’t despair though, because by the end of the month Ireland’s most popular comedy troupe are back to cheer you up. After bringing the house down at Siamsa Tire earlier this year, […]

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Rachel Hoctor performing under the marquee on The Mall on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Buskers On The Mall Competing For €1,500 In Prizes

October 27, 2018 at 8:51 am 1 comment

THERE’S a busking competition on in town this weekend and despite the cold last night, a number of them took to the marquee on The Mall last night to show their talent. The winners will be determined by a public vote on the Tralee What’s On facebook page after the […]

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Halloween.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Halloween’ Is A Scary Return To Form For Jaded Franchise

October 27, 2018 at 8:26 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says the heart-rate will fluctuate quite a bit when watching ‘Halloween’… For the week that’s in it, I decided, rather than sit back enjoy the plush seats and comfort at Tralee Omniplex, I would subject myself to the constant feeling of unease and jump scares. The reason being […]

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Tricia and Lexi Moran with Sharon O'Sullivan and Danni Moriarty at the coffee/fashion morning in Paco to promote the Grace Moran Memorial Walk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco Coffee/Fashion Morning Promotes Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

PACO on The Mall held coffee/fashion morning fundraiser on Friday to raise awareness of the Grace Moran Memorial Walk to be held next month. People also had chance to come in for a tea and a pastry and donate to the three charities to benefit at the walk — Pieta House, […]

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The Junior Einstein Club is coming to Manor West next week.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

October 26, 2018 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and it’s a long one, so make the most of it. Here’s a few things to get up to around town… Friday 1. Winter wardrobe and make-up tips… Looking for some ideas for your winter wardrobe? Tired of wearing the same make up day in day out? […]

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The seating area for diners on The Mall.

Busking Competition To Bring Music To The Mall This Bank Holiday Weekend

October 25, 2018 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE town centre will be buzzing during the evenings this coming weekend as the town hosts a busking competition on The Mall. The ‘Live On The Mall’ marquee returns with a great line-up to celebrate retaining the Purple Flag in Tralee. Following on from recent successes with live events on the […]

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Contestants Jordan Bowler, Debbie Guerin, Aileen Galvin, Wayne Duggan.

John Mitchels Prepares For A Night To Remember At ‘Lip Syng’

October 25, 2018 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE contestants are ready to rock the Ballygarry House Hotel this Sunday night in the Ballygarry House Hotel when they take the stage for the first ever John Mitchels GAA Lip Syng. Having put on two successful ‘Strictly’ nights over the past two years, this time it’s a new format […]

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The 'Boheroe' team.

PHOTOS: Abbeydorney All Set For ‘Battle Of The Parish’ In Ballyroe

October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE excitement has building for months and Ballyroe will be buzzing on Sunday at the second Abbeydorney GAA ‘Battle of The Parish’. There’s eight teams assembled who will perform a song, dance and drama segment from a well known movie. There’s all new teams from last year and they’ve been […]

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o'donnells mounthawk

Table Quiz To Help Send Dancers To Competition In Barcelona

October 24, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night, then you can test your knowledge at a table quiz in O’Donnell’s Mounthawk. The Academy Of Dance is holding the event to help raise funds to send dancers to the International Dance Competition in Barcelona next April. The Academy, which teaches […]

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Eileen Whelan, Audrey Moran, Eileen Moran and Con O'Connor looking forward to the Coffee/Fashion morning to highlight the Grace Moran Memorial Walk and to raise funds  for Cuan Mhuire, Pieta House and MS Branch.

Paco Fundraiser To Raise Awareness Of Grace Moran Memorial Walk

October 24, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

PACO in Tralee are once again holding a coffee/fashion morning fundraiser for a great cause this Friday. Aileen Whelan from the store on The Mall has, in the past, held fundraisers for Recovery Haven, Nano Nagle School, MS Tralee District Branch, Inspired, Blennerville Rehabcare and  defibrillators for Tralee among others. […]

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Great Line-Up Once Again For Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

Great Line-Up Once Again For Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

October 23, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Celebration of Christie Hennessy and Songwriters includes a fantastic line up of musical talent to be enjoyed. The event, which takes place at The Ashe Hotel on the weekend of November 2/3, kicks off on the Friday night at 8pm with the Troubadour Club presented by Francie Conway. […]

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Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

Red Cross Invites Public To Join Them In Taking ‘Healthy Steps’

October 22, 2018 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE local branch of the Irish Red Cross is getting on board with an initiative to get people moving, more healthy and also to bring the community together. The Healthy Steps active lifestyle programme was developed to address health issues and promote social inclusion in communities around Ireland. The service […]

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Director of Ballyheigue GAA's Strictly Come Dancing 2018, Joe Burkett, with dancers Laura Galway, Mairead Moriarty, Breda Shanahan and Gráinne Galway. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dancers Announced For Ballyheigue GAA’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing 2018’

October 22, 2018 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S back and promises to be better than ever. Ballyheigue GAA Strictly Come Dancing 2018 was launched at the Clubrooms on Saturday evening and organisers and participants are looking forward to a fantastic night of entertainment on December 8. Following a very successful event in 2017, the organisers have no […]

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The Junior Einstein Club is coming to Manor West next week.

Science And Slime As Junior Einsteins Club To Visit Manor West

October 22, 2018 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Retail Park and Shopping Centre will host a fun and exciting day for your little ones to remember on Saturday, October 27. From 12pm to 5pm, the Junior Einsteins Science Club will visit Manor West with their popular ‘Gross Slime & Bubbling Potions Show’ for one day only. […]

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Acclaimed Film To Be Shown In Siamsa Tíre

Acclaimed Film To Be Shown In Siamsa Tíre

October 22, 2018 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

AN award-winning film will be screened at venues in Tralee and Listowel next week. ‘The Silver Branch’ depicts the life and insights of the inimitable philosopher, poet, and fifth-generation farmer, Patrick McCormack, owner of ‘Fr Ted’s House’ in the beautiful, austere Burren, Western Ireland. It will be shown in St […]

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Ryan Gosling in 'First Man'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘First Man’ Is A Riveting Personal Story Of A Global Event

October 20, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Claire Foy shines in the retelling of the moon landing with Ryan Gosling in fine form too… It is hard to believe that this is only Damien Chazelle’s third feature film. What is even more astonishing is that his other two features Whiplash and La la land […]

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The Britain's Got Talent team are coming back to Tralee.

Britain’s Got Talent Auditions To Take Place In Tralee Next Month

October 19, 2018 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S one of the most popular shows in the UK and Ireland and now you have a chance to audition to see if you have what it takes to be a star. Britain’s Got Talent is looking for people in Tralee and Kerry to head along to auditions in town […]

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Launching the Nolan's Londis at North Circular Road Family Day and Bikathon on Monday were Mayor of Tralee Cllr Norma Foley, Vincent Lynch, Sinead O'Connor, Niall Nolan of Nolan's Garage and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nolan’s Garage Prepares For Family Day In Aid Pieta House

October 19, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE public is invited to Nolan’s Garage on the North Circular Road later this month for a great family day to help out Pieta House. Londis are a Charity partner of Pieta House in 2018 and in conjunction with that, Nolans Londis are having a big family day on Saturday, […]

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Artists Wanted To Take Part In ‘Lost Things’ Exhibition At Siamsa Tíre

Artists Wanted To Take Part In ‘Lost Things’ Exhibition At Siamsa Tíre

October 17, 2018 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the success of last year’s inaugural open submission exhibition, ‘Changing Times’, Siamsa Tíre once again invites artists in the Kerry to take part in this year’s event, ‘Lost Things’. The exhibition is open to all artists, both amateur and professional, living in the South West of Ireland. The exhibition […]

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