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Students and members of the Parents Council launching 'A Polish Christmas' which takes place in the school next week.

Parents Council Launches Intercultural Programme At Mercy Mounthawk

November 27, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council has launched an Intercultural Programme that will take place in the academic year 2019/2020. And to kick it off, there’s a ‘A Polish Christmas’ being hosted by two parents in the school next Thursday, December 5 at 7.30pm. This will be a celebration of traditional Polish […]

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Seasonal Music And Song At ‘Carols For Chernobyl’ This Sunday

Seasonal Music And Song At ‘Carols For Chernobyl’ This Sunday

November 26, 2019 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re feeling festive and looking for something special this weekend, then this is for you. An evening of seasonal music and song, ‘Carols For Chernobyl’, takes place from 7.30pm on Sunday, December 1, with all proceeds going to Chernobyl Children International Tralee. Special guest will be Adi Roche from […]

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott.

Beautiful South Singers Reunite For Tour Taking In Date At INEC Killarney

November 26, 2019 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY created magical music with the Beautiful South and now Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have teamed up again for an Irish tour featuring a date in the INEC Killarney. Following the announcement of their fourth studio album ‘Manchester Calling’ out in March 2020, the duo have announced a date in Killarney […]

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The lights on The Mall. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Chamber Announces Fun Programme Of Entertainment For Christmas

November 26, 2019 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE much-anticipated line up of events for Christmas in Tralee were released this morning through the events team in Tralee Chamber Alliance and there’s loads to look forward to including a winter wonderland of snow in The Square next month. There’s also entertainment in the Tralee Chamber Marquee on the […]

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Launching the 'Poetry From The Pulpit' fundraiser for the Kerry Hospice Foundation were, in front; Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy, Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice Foundation. At back; At back; Linda O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit; Liam Hassett; Andrea O’Donoghue of the Kerry Hospice Foundation and Andrea O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Captains, Radio Presenters And More To Read ‘Poems From The Pulpit’

November 26, 2019 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry captains, Radio Kerry presenters, an RTE journalist and many more will read their favourite poems and enjoy some friendly chat at a special evening in aid of a charity this Thursday night. Radio Kerry presenter Deirdre Walsh is hosting a poetry evening with a difference in Listowel to […]

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CH Tralee's Peter Harty (left) ad Kevin Reardon (right) along with Santa and friends invite you all to the CH Christmas Parade, this Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

CH Tralee Invites Everyone To Their Fun Christmas Parade This Saturday

November 26, 2019 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

GET set for a super Saturday of colour and excitement for as the annual CH Tralee Christmas parade takes place once again to really kick-off the festive season in Tralee. As usual, you can expect  hundreds line the route where Santa and Mrs Claus, along with many familiar characters, arrive […]

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Kathleen Reidy (centre) launching her floral exhibition in aid of Recovery Haven, with Sharon Villa (left) and Marisa Reidy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Festive Floral Treat In Aid Of Recovery Haven

November 25, 2019 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Kerry Cancer Support House is planning a very special pre-Christmas treat on Thursday, December 5 when it hosts a gala festive floral demonstration in Castleisland. Award-winning floral designer, Kathleen Reidy – who had been a member of the Tralee Flower Club for over 20 years – will host […]

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Launching the Coláiste Gleann Lí fundraising table quiz were, front from left; John Joe Roche, Coláiste Gleann Lí; Grainne Mulvihill, Parents Council; Margaret Kenny, Colaiste Gleann Lí and Mikey Sheehy of Comfort for Chemo Kerry. Back from left; Students Caoimhe O'Gorman, Keelin O'Shea, Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry, Aisling  O'Connelll, and Zayad Abdemarazk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Comfort For Chemo Kerry To Benefit From School’s Table Quiz

November 25, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

COLÁISTE Gleann Lí is preparing to host their annual table quiz on Friday night and they’ve brought a local charity on board this year. The school holds an annual Table Quiz at the Ballymac Bar in Boherbee to raise funds for the school but this year they intend to donate […]

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at the opening of the 'Off The Rails' exhibition in Kerry County Museum on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Art In The Park’s ‘Off The Rails’ Exhibition Returns To Museum

November 22, 2019 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

ART in the Park artists in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance are delighted to once again showcase their artworks for their Off the Rails exhibition. Titled ‘The Kingdom of Kerry’, it takes place in Kerry County Museum, opening on Thursday November 28 at 7pm and will run until April 2020. […]

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Tickets Still Available For Night To Celebrate 25 Years Of Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Station

Tickets Still Available For Night To Celebrate 25 Years Of Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Station

November 21, 2019 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

LOOKING for something to go to this weekend? Well, there’s just a few remaining tickets available for a night to celebrate a fantastic, life-saving service in Kerry. The Fenit Lifeboat Black Tie Charity Ball, celebrates 25 years service of Fenit RNLI Lifeboat Station and takes place on this Saturday in […]

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Laura Kelliher, Tanya O'Connor and Mona McLeod looking forward to Santa's Magical Experience and Christmas Markets at John Mitchels GAA Complex in December. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Magical Experience Awaits Visitors To John Mitchels GAA Complex Next Month

November 21, 2019 at 2:18 pm 1 comment

AFTER the success of last year, John Mitchels are pulling out all the stops to create something special for ‘Santa’s Magical Experience’ next month. The club will hold the event over two weekend in December at their GAA Complex in Camp, Ballyseedy and funds raised will go towards juvenile development […]

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Santa Claus arrives in Manor West Shopping Centre this weekend.

Santa Arrives In Manor West Shopping Centre This Weekend

November 21, 2019 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

SANTA Claus will arrive at Manor West Retail Park and Shopping Centre this Saturday and all are invited to join in the excitement . From 12pm to 6pm on November 23rd and 24th, Santa Claus will be greeting the people of Kerry and spreading the festive cheer. It is free […]

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‘Kingdom Stormtrooper’ To Raise Funds For Cian This Sunday In Manor

‘Kingdom Stormtrooper’ To Raise Funds For Cian This Sunday In Manor

November 21, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man will become a minion of the evil empire this Sunday to help raise funds for a young boy battling Leukemia. Photographer Keith McGlynn will don a Star Wars’ stormtrooper outfit and station himself in Manor West Shopping Centre on Sunday, November 24 where he is hoping people […]

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Gavin James

Sponsored: Every Kind Of Entertainment At Gleneagle INEC Arena This Christmas

November 21, 2019 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

A FULL selection box of treats has been announced for this Christmas at the Gleneagle INEC Arena with something to suit everyone’s tastes. The yuletide line-up includes the brightest stars on the Irish music scene, world-class comedy and celebrates the very best of homegrown Kerry entertainment. The newly rebranded Gleneagle […]

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Seamus Ó Flathartha, Danny O'Mahony, Matt Keane and the Killorglin Men's Social Club Choir will perform at the concert.

Top Talent For Concert In Aid Of Tralee Branch Of Irish Red Cross

November 19, 2019 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

A HOST of talent from Kerry and further afield will perform at the Irish Red Cross Christmas concert in St John’s Church in Ashe Street, this Friday. The concert is part of the Tralee branch’s 80th anniversary celebration and is the first of a number of fundraisers for the branch. The […]

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Member of the Tralee Triathlon Club at the Aquathon event at Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Triathlon Club To Host Information Night This Wednesday

November 19, 2019 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Triathlon Club’s ‘New to Tri’ Night takes place on Wednesday night, November 20, at The Meadowlands Hotel. The information evening will hear from club members who have completed a triathlon and will also provide information on club training and equipment needed for triathlon. Local businesses including Surf N Sail, […]

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Clair Kelly of The Busy Botanist with Derek Rusk, Manager of Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park looking forward to the Christmas Food and Craft Fairs starting at the end of the month. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Manor West Shopping Centre To Host Three Christmas Food And Craft Fairs

November 19, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

THAT time of year is almost here again as Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park prepares for the first of their three popular Christmas Food & Craft Fairs on Saturday November 30 from 11am – 5pm. A host of local artisan food producers and craftspeople will exhibit at the […]

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Owen Rua

LGBT Community Group To Host Party Night Next Saturday

November 18, 2019 at 11:30 am 1 comment

AN LGBT community group will host an event next Saturday night featuring some great music from a local musician. Members of ‘ScEEN in Kerry’ an LGBT community group have come together to tackle a lack of LGBT Visibility in Kerry. Recent research administered by the HSE, KDYS and Listowel Family […]

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Presentation Castleisland Choir To Launch CD This Thursday

Presentation Castleisland Choir To Launch CD This Thursday

November 18, 2019 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE official launch of the Presentation Secondary School Castleisland School Choir CD will take place in Ballygarry House Hotel Tralee on this Thursday, November 21, at 7pm. The CD features such contemporary songs as Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’ and ‘This Is Me’ from The Greatest Showman. It also features a mixture […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council To Hold Christmas Cookery Demonstration

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council To Hold Christmas Cookery Demonstration

November 15, 2019 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Parents Council of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will present ‘A Christmas Cookery Demonstration’ by chef Mark Doe at The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on Wednesday, November 27, at 8.00pm. In addition to the cookery demonstration there will be a door raffle, spot prizes and a raffle for the various meal courses prepared […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 15, 2019 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

Fashion, quizzes, rock music, circus thrills and science fun. Here’s a few things happening this weekend around Tralee… Friday 1. Fashion and Beauty Tips… The annual Weardrobe Tralee Killarney and CH Lancôme Team Fashion Show is on at 7.30pm, at the new look store on The Mall. It will be […]

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Great Original Rock Music At Stag & Doe Sessions This Friday

Great Original Rock Music At Stag & Doe Sessions This Friday

November 14, 2019 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stag & Doe Sessions is back this Friday night, offering original live music in The Fiddler Bar in the Square. Three bands are lined up ready to rock the venue and they’re no stranger to playing top venues. First up  is Tralee’s own Sam Kavanagh’s and his band Outlion […]

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The National Circus Festival Has Begun In Tralee

The National Circus Festival Has Begun In Tralee

November 14, 2019 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year again when performers from all over the country and beyond come to  Tralee for the annual National Circus Festival of Ireland. It kicks off today, continuing until Sunday and will see shows, workshops, street entertainment, parades and more over the next few days. Organised […]

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Sponsored: Bet On A Great Time At Casino Christmas Party Night In The Rose Hotel

Sponsored: Bet On A Great Time At Casino Christmas Party Night In The Rose Hotel

November 14, 2019 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something fun and different for a Christmas party, then Casino Night at the Rose Hotel is set to be a stylish treat. With the red carpet rolled out, bubbles on ice, scrumptious seasonal food, blackjack tables and festive entertainment, The Rose Hotel has all the ingredients needed […]

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Bill Bailey

Top Comedian Bill Bailey Is Coming To Kerry This Christmas

November 14, 2019 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

ENGLISH comedian, Bill Bailey, is coming to Kerry during the Christmas season to have a lark. Bailey is a multi-award-winning British comedian, songwriter, musician, actor, presenter and animal welfare campaigner and for the fist time ever he brings his ‘Larks in Transit’ Show to the Gleneagle INEC Arena on December […]

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Show Is Returning To INEC Stage

‘Dirty Dancing’ Show Is Returning To INEC Stage

November 13, 2019 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

‘DIRTY Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage’, is returning due to the Gleneagle INEC Arena due to phenomenal demand next year. The iconic story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs ‘Hungry Eyes’, ‘Hey! Baby’, ‘Do You Love Me?’ and ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’, returns […]

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Launching the 'Poetry From The Pulpit' fundraiser for the Kerry Hospice Foundation were, in front; Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy, Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice Foundation. At back; At back; Linda O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit; Liam Hassett; Andrea O’Donoghue of the Kerry Hospice Foundation and Andrea O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Well Known Kerry People To Read ‘Poetry From The Pulpit’ At Hospice Fundraiser

November 13, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry presenter Deirdre Walsh is hosting a poetry evening with a difference in Listowel at the end of the month, to raise money for a cause very close to her heart. Since last year, Deirdre – who presents the station’s ‘TalkAbout’ programme – has been an Ambassador for the […]

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Chloe Jenkins.

Bag-Packing Weekend Of Family Fun In Tesco To Help With Chloe’s Journey

November 13, 2019 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

A BAG-PACKING weekend, with family fun, spot prizes and a chance to win a trolley of groceries, will take place at Tesco in Manor West Shopping Centre to help out a little girl diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a very rare and aggressive cancer, earlier this year. Chloe Jenkins from Cork (whose […]

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Christmas Toy Appeal For Children In Need This Saturday

Christmas Toy Appeal For Children In Need This Saturday

November 13, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE are asked to help make a child’s Christmas a little brighter by donating to a Christmas Toy Appeal this Saturday. The ‘Mas On A Mission’ group, numbering almost 100,000 on Facebook are organising this huge nationwide appeal for children in need this Christmas. They aim to help over 100 […]

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Members of the Ballymacelligott Parish Bazaar Committee at a planning meeting the presbytery in Clogher on Monday night. Seated from left: Florence Ahern, Joan Harrington, Lil O'Leary and Mary O'Connell. Back from left: Tony Riordan, Bobby Fitzgerald, Fr. Gearóid Walsh, PP Ballymacelligott and Tadhg Kerins. The committee also includes: Kathleen Griffin, Pat O'Connell, Nell O'Connell, Siobhán O'Connor and Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald. Photograph: John Reidy

Preparations In Place For Ballymac Parish Bazaar And Sale Of Work

November 12, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE final touches are being put to plans for the annual Ballymacelligott Parish Bazaar and Sale of Work which takes place over the coming Sunday and Monday nights. It will be held at St. Brendan’s Hall, Ballydwyer on the coming Sunday, November 18 from 6pm until 10pm and on Monday, […]

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