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Anthony O'Gara and Ryan Baily Kelliher are the Grand Marshalls in this year's Tralee St Patrick's Day Parade. Also pictured is Mayor Of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring with, at back, Chairperson of the Parade, Johnnie Wall and Ryan's mom Janene Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ryan And Anthony To Lead The Way At St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 6, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers of the 2019 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee have announced that not one, but two people will act as Grand Marshals for this year’s national holiday celebration in Kerry’s Capital town. 60 years of the Rose of Tralee International Festival in 2019 will be recognised through the […]

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Cast members in 'Chicago'.

‘Chicago’ Comes To Siamsa Tire This Week

March 6, 2019 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE Light Opera Society of Tralee’s ‘Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville’ with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse is coming to Siamsa Tire, Tralee for four performances only from Wednesday to Saturday, March 6th to 9th. Set in roaring 20s Chicago, the musical is based on a 1926 play […]

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Get Top Tips At Skelper Quane’s Cheltenham Preview Night

Get Top Tips At Skelper Quane’s Cheltenham Preview Night

March 6, 2019 at 8:29 am Comments are Disabled

JOCKEYS Bryan Cooper and Philip Enright are among those who will share some of their tips for the Cheltenham festival at a ‘Preview’ night in Skelper Quane’s this Thursday, March 7. Racing fans will get the inside track from the jockeys as well as other well-known figures from the racing world […]

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Enable Ireland Kerry's Sean Scally (right) with Tom Sheehy who is set for several  fundraising spinathons over the coming week around the county. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tom’s Taking To The Bike At Chopin’s Cafe For ‘Pancake Tuesday’ Fundraiser

March 4, 2019 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

HE is famed for his fundraising endeavours for Enable Ireland Kerry and Tom Sheehy is getting on his bike again on Tuesday for the cause. Ballyroe resident Tommy is doing a spinning session outside Chopin’s Cafe & Restaurant on Ashe Street on Tuesday morning/afternoon. There will be pancakes, coffee, tea, […]

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Lisa Fingleton, Kaplan Carter O'Flynn, Moya Noctor and Ciara Dunne at the CYPSC Art and Sound Exhibition at Tralee Library on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry LGBTQ+ Community Creates Art And Sound Exhibition At Tralee Library

March 4, 2019 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

AN art and sound exhibition created by Kerry LGBTQ+ adults and young people was opened on Saturday by Sinn Féin Cllr Toireasa Ferris in Tralee Library. The exhibition, which is open to the public until March 16, documents the experience of being LGBTQ+ in Kerry today and explores how it […]

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The Tralee members were from Left to Right Margaret Twomey . Joan O Regan , Dan Devane, Helen Fitzgibbon,Joan Brosnan,  Fiona Forde   

Concert At Siamsa To Help Out Charity

March 4, 2019 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

A CONCERT will take place next month in Siamsa Tire as a fundraiser for the Brighter Communities Worldwide. It’s a cause close to the heart of a number of local people, as six members of the Tralee Mountaineering Club travelled to Kenya in October 2018 with the charity on a […]

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Brogue To Host Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

Brogue To Host Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

March 3, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Kerry will be flipping for funds on Tuesday next, March 5, when the cancer support charity hosts a pancake morning at Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Tralee. Fiona Kirby and her team have joined forces with Recovery Haven again this year to offer free pancakes with every tea or coffee […]

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Launching the 'Celebrity Chef' fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven were Sales and Marketing Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley, Phil Stack of Recovery Haven, General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan, Carol Barry of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

A ‘Celebrity Chef’ Night With Amazing Food And Top Prizes To Be Won

March 2, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR of Ireland’s finest chefs are joining forces once again to create a dining experience to remember at The Rose Hotel, Tralee. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive pastry chef and executive chef of The Merrion Hotel, Paul Kelly […]

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Mary Lynch, Carmel McGillicuddy and Margo Sillery at 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road' at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Zyber Theatre’s Production Proving Popular At Siamsa Tíre

March 2, 2019 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE story of five friends looking back on their time on the building sites of London and how their lives turned out, is playing on the Siamsa Tíre stage this weekend and it’s proving very popular. The Zyber Theatre Company’s production of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ […]

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At back; Mairead Corcoran, Agata Pach, Kay O'Donnell and Catriona O'Dowd. In front; Siobhan O'Grady, Jacinta O'Dowd and Niamh Ryan of 'Fit For Discharge' at the launch of UHK's Got Talent on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In ‘University Hospital Kerry’s Got Talent’

March 1, 2019 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year, dancers from University Hospital Kerry took to the stage for “Sickly Come Dancing 2018” event where a phenomenal €67,000 was raised. Well the staff are doing it all over again later this month when they hold ‘UHK’s Got Talent 2019’ at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday, […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 1, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

March is here and while spring was in the air this week, the weather isn’t supposed to be as kind in the coming days. Nevertheless, you should try to get out and about to a few things… Friday 1. Tops of the town… There’s some silverware up for grabs in […]

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John Fraher, Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, John Patton and Ken Quillinan of the Zyber Theatre Company's production of 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Super Production Of ‘The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road’ Begins Tonight

February 28, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company returns to the Siamsa Tíre stage over the next three nights to stage a hugely popular play which explores the lives of men who worked on the building sites of London in the 1970s. Productions of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ have […]

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Still Time To Get To KCFE Open Day

Still Time To Get To KCFE Open Day

February 27, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to get to Kerry College of Further Education’s Open Day which is being held today at their Clash campus. Continuing until 7pm this evening, this annual event provides an opportunity for those attending to gain an insight into the college and the many courses on offer. Teachers […]

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Con O'Connor (standing second from left) of Pieta House with the Tralee Darkness Into Light committee at the presentation of proceeds from last year's event. Front from left; Martin Brosnan, Marilyn O'Shea and Aidan O'Sullivan. Back from left; Stephanie Turner, Ann Leahy O'Shea and Pat Turner. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Amount Raised From Tralee Darkness Into Light 2018

February 27, 2019 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Darkness Into Light event was a massive success again last May and this year’s walk was launched at a cheque presentation at Kirby’s Brogue Inn last night. The cheque of €41,198.97 raised in the 2018 event was presented to Con O’Connor, Co-ordinator of Pieta House in the South West, […]

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Diarmuid Herlihy, Marguerite Maunsell  and Eoin Sheehy in front with Kieran Dineen and Daniel O'Connor rehearsing 'One Ordination And A Donation'. Photo by Dermot Crean

All Set For ‘One Ordination And A Donation’ In Na Gaeil This Week

February 26, 2019 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER two hit comedy dramas in the past couple of years, the trilogy will be complete later this week when ‘One Ordination and a Donation’ will be performed at Na Gaeil GAA clubhouse. The play will be staged on Wednesday, February 27, Thursday, February 28 and Saturday, March 2, (7.30pm) […]

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Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

February 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AN art and sound exhibition created by Kerry LGBTQ+ adults and young people will launch on Saturday, March 2 at 1pm in Tralee Library. The show documents the experience of being LGBTQ+ in Kerry today and explores how it fits into the broader theme of personal identity. The show will […]

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Conor Cusack is holding a table quiz in the Brogue on Wednesday.

Table Quiz Fun In The Brogue Inn This Wednesday

February 25, 2019 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man  is hosting a table quiz on this Wednesday night in the Brogue Inn which will benefit the Irish Heart Foundation. It will be a night of quizzical fun with spot prizes galore and the questions will be fired out from 8:30pm. A table of four people is […]

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'If Beale Street Could Talk'

McCann At The Movies: A Film Of Dignity And Beauty From A Quality Director

February 23, 2019 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is a solid follow-up to ‘Moonlight’ from acclaimed director Barry Jenkins… I really do love Februarys at Tralee Omniplex. Each week sees yet another award-nominated feature hit the big screen, with the quality of a very high standard before we head for the […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance President Aidan Kelly with Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley and Arts Officer at Tralee Chamber Alliance Mary Greene and participating artists in the 'Art In The Park' on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Artists Invited To Display Work At ‘Art In The Park’ Later This Year

February 22, 2019 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

ART in the Park is back again this spring and the organisers are looking for artists and art groups to display their work again. In 2018 artworks were displayed on the external railings of the beautiful Tralee Town Park. This event organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance provided an opportunity for […]

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The Rose Room in The Rose Hotel is perfect for an intimate dinner date.

Friday Night Is ‘Date Night’ At The Rose Room

February 22, 2019 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a great idea for Friday nights over the coming weeks. The good people at The Rose Hotel are enticing couples to the Rose Room restaurant with their ‘Date Night’ offer. Beginning tonight and continuing every Friday throughout the month of March, you can relax in the warm and welcoming […]

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John Fraher, Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, John Patton and Ken Quillinan of the Zyber Theatre Company's production of 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Brings ‘The Kings Of Kilburn High Road’ To Siamsa

February 22, 2019 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company returns to the Siamsa Tíre stage next week to stage a hugely popular play which explores the lives of men who worked on the building sites of London in the 1970s. Productions of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ have been staged in […]

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Launching the dual collection day were, in front; President of Tralee Rotary Club Pierse Wall; Rachel Fitzgerald and Risteárd Pierse of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Grace O'Donnell, Tralee Rotary; Fr Padraig Walsh, Michal Slattery, Ken Wainwright and Trevor Giles of Tralee Rotary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Rid Of Unwanted Bicycles And Help African Children At Event On Saturday

February 22, 2019 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club and Down syndrome Kerry have got together to promote a day for dropping off unwanted bicycles and clothing at two different venues this Saturday. If you have an old bike that you want to get rid of, then a trip to Tralee Rugby Club is in order […]

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Niall Nolan of Nolan's Londis with Chris Robbins, Trish Kelly and Breda Dyland of Kerry Cancer Support Group looking forward to the coffee morning which takes place on Thursday, February 28. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nolan’s Londis To Hold Coffee Morning For Kerry Cancer Support Group

February 21, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something worthy of your support next week. The folks at Nolan’s Londis on North Circular Road are hosting a fundraising coffee morning on this Thursday, February 28, in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group/Kerry Cork Health Link Bus. Taking place between 10am and 12noon, visitors can enjoy coffee/tea […]

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Looking forward to the Kerry Businesswomen's Network event in Left to Right: Elin Sorensen - Coordinator KBN, Committee Members: Orla Diffily – Upfront Models, Helen Burns – Action Coach, Karie O’Toole – A Photobook for You.

KBN To Host Dinner To Mark International Women’s Day

February 21, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Businesswomen’s Network (KBN), will mark International Women’s Day 2019 at a special event Muckross Park Hotel. KBN is inviting women in business to the event — at 7pm on Friday, March 8 — which will play host to guest speakers Pauline McLynn, actor and rally legend Rosemary Smith. As newly-elected KBN […]

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Get Ready For St Patrick’s Parade At Free Creative Workshops In Tralee

February 21, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

IF you want to get involved in Tralee’s St.Patrick’s Day parade then this will be great preparation. As part of the Creative Ireland Kerry Activation plan, under the theme of nurturing the creative sector and fostering cultural innovation Kerry County Council has initiated a street spectacle training and engagement project with community […]

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Open Day At Kerry College Of Further Education

Open Day At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education Open Day is being held on Wednesday, February 27 at the Clash Campus, Tralee. This annual event provides an opportunity for those attending to gain an insight into the college and the many courses on offer. Teachers and current students will be on hand during […]

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Abbey Inn To Host ITT Sci-Fan Society Event This Sunday

February 19, 2019 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee Sci-fan Society is putting on a one of a kind event for the public this Sunday. The society is bringing CúKon to Kerry for the first time. The event will be held in the Abbey Inn from 11am – 6pm. There are no pre-booked tickets for CúKon. Just […]

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Launching the Enable Ireland Kerry Diamond Ball at Ballygarry House Hotel, were, in front; Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry, Siobhan Murphy of The Kerryman and Billy Nolan of Hilsers. At back is Mark Teahan of Tralee Printing Works, Brian Hurley, Breeda Hurley, Celene Moloney and Padraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tickets Still Available For Lavish Diamond Ball In Ballygarry This Saturday

February 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH a real diamond up for grabs, top class dining and one of Ireland’s best bands to entertain, the inaugural Diamond Ball at Ballygarry House Hotel is certainly set to be a dazzling event and there are tickets still available. The Diamond Ball is being hosted by Enable Ireland Kerry […]

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'There and Not Here' Sharon Murphy and Victoria Dean - Siamsa Tire

New Photographic Exhibition Opens At Siamsa Tire

February 16, 2019 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

‘THERE And Not There’ is an exhibition of photographic work by Victoria J Dean and Sharon Murphy which will be open to the public at Siamsa Tíre, Tralee from today, (Saturday). Originally exhibited at Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast in 2018 and curated by Sarah McAvera, the exhibition shares a concern […]

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Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe in 'Boy Erased'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Boy Erased’ Is A Compelling Drama With A Strong Message

February 16, 2019 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Boy Erased’  is a a powerful and important piece of cinema with a strong message that resonates long after the final credits roll… After  his successful directorial debut, with the 2015 feature ‘The Gift’, Joel Edgerton takes his place once again behind the camera for the powerful […]

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