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Marilyn O'Shea and Ashley O'Shea at the start of the Valentine's 10 Mile Road Race from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Set For The Valentines 10 Mile Road Race

January 20, 2017 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

IT’S that time of the year again! The Kerry’s Eye Tralee International Valentines Weekend 10 Mile Road Race returns next month and pinks and reds will be the order of the day on Sunday, February 12. Last year around 500 people took part in the race in sunny – but cold […]

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Launching the 'Valentines With A Difference' event at the Rose Hotel on Thursday were, seated; Phil Stack and Eileen Comerford of Recovery Haven. Back; Dermot Crowley and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Valentines Night With A Difference’ With Fundraiser In Rose Hotel

January 20, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

NOW this really is a great idea and for an even better cause. Valentines Day falls on a Tuesday this year and for those of you thinking about a night out, Recovery Haven and The Rose Hotel have come up with something very special. It’s not just for loved-up couples either. […]

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After Lisa Sells Out, She’s Back For A Second Masterclass At CH

After Lisa Sells Out, She’s Back For A Second Masterclass At CH

January 20, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

THERE was an incredible reaction to news that a top make-up blogger was coming to CH Chemists next month, so much so that it sold out. If you were one of the people to miss out on tickets, then you’ll be delighted to know that a second Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan […]

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Table Quiz Tonight At The Brogue For Fleadh Cheoil 2017

Table Quiz Tonight At The Brogue For Fleadh Cheoil 2017

January 20, 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

AS you may already be aware, the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí is returning to Tralee this May. The event was a huge success in 2016 drawing thousands of people to the town and generating great business in the hotels and bars which hosted competitions and music sessions. Continued below… To help with […]

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Some of the cast at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students All Set For Production Of Shakespeare Classic

January 19, 2017 at 10:51 am 0 comments

IN JUST  a week, the students at Mercy Mounthawk will be ready to bring a Shakespearean classic to the stage. After months of rehearsals, ‘Romeo And Juliet’ will be performed at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday, January 26, Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at 8pm nightly. Every second year the school alternates […]

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Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

Dublin Duo Added To INEC’s Future Sounds Festival Line-Up

January 17, 2017 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

DUBLIN Brothers Cry Monster Cry have joined the line up for ‘Future Sounds’ in the INEC Killarney, February 3. The duo recently wowed audience at Other Voices with their much-anticipated first album ‘Rhythm of Dawn’ to rave reviews. And now they join Little Hours on the Acoustic Stage on Friday, February 3. […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 15, 2017 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Great to see another super turnout… Well over 250 runners/walkers at […]

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Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

January 14, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

THEY’VE racked up over four million YouTube, countless Facebook views and featured on Ireland’s biggest TV comedy shows. Foil Arms and Hog are Ireland’s top comedy sketch group and they’re returning to Tralee, a year after playing Siamsa Tíre for the first time. Called ‘Pure Brilliant’ by Tommy Tiernan, the […]

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Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

Free Event At Manor West Hotel To Focus On Women’s Health

January 14, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event discussing a range of topics to do with women’s health will be held in towards the end of the month at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On […]

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Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

Council To Honour Brendan Kennelly In His Home Village

January 13, 2017 at 10:59 am 1 comment

THE renowned poet, novelist, playwright and educator, Brendan Kennelly, is to be honoured for his contribution to literature throughout his life next weekend in his home village. The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr. Michael O’Shea will host a reception by the local authority to honour a man who is […]

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Action from the Irish TV Tralee Warriors Match against Swords Thunder in The Complex. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

January 13, 2017 at 8:35 am 0 comments

No really! We found six things…It’s a bit quiet around this time of the year, but there is still some events you can head to around the place this weekend… Saturday 1. Keep on running… Double the normal amount of people showed up for the weekly Park Run last Saturday and organisers […]

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A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

A Make-Up Masterclass On The Way In CH Chemists

January 13, 2017 at 8:34 am 0 comments

JANUARY is a notoriously quiet time for events, but things get more lively next month so here’s something for ladies into their fashion and beauty to look forward to. Just in time for Valentines Day, a Make-Up Masterclass with Lisa Jordan (Just Jordan) in conjunction with NOTE Cosmetics will take place  on […]

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Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

January 12, 2017 at 11:26 am 0 comments

THE Sherlock series on BBC has become hugely popular over the past number of years and fans will have a chance to see it on the big screen this Sunday. The Tralee Omniplex will show the Series Four finale ‘Sherlock: The Final Problem’ in the cinema at 8.45pm. Omniplex Cinemas […]

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WATCH: Documentary On Kerry Priest’s Crusade Against The Devil To Be Screened On Netflix

WATCH: Documentary On Kerry Priest’s Crusade Against The Devil To Be Screened On Netflix

January 9, 2017 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

AN Irish feature documentary about a Kerry priest and his battle against evil will be available on Netflix from next Sunday. ‘Hostage to the Devil’ (see trailer below) will launch on the streaming service, telling the story of Malachi Martin from Ballylongford.  Fr Malachi, a Jesuit priest, was a writer of several […]

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Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

Families Are Game To Help Out School With Fundraiser At Rose Hotel

January 6, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

FAMILIES from Lixnaw, Abbeydorney and around north Kerry are preparing to do battle in aid of Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Lixnaw next month. The school, together with Trendhouse Events, is putting on a Family Gameshow at The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 4 at 8.30pm sharp. The gameshow is based on popular television […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

January 6, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

‘It’s January! What could possibly be on in this dreary month?’ I hear you ask. Well, there is a few things to do this weekend… Friday 1. The last hurrah… Ladies, it’s time to get out and finish off the festive period with a bang. Women’s Christmas is pretty much a Kerry/Cork […]

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WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

WATCH: There’s Still Time To Enter LiveLife Film Competition

January 5, 2017 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

FILMMAKERS of all ages still have just less than four weeks to ‘Make Every Second Count’ by entering the fourth annual Live Life National Film Competition. It is over three years now since young teenager Donal Walsh sadly lost his battle to cancer.  The impact of his powerful positive message however continues to be […]

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Dee’s Dropping Balls At Barrow For Special Olympics

Dee’s Dropping Balls At Barrow For Special Olympics

January 4, 2017 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE woman is organising an unusual fundraiser next week. The Great Golf Ball Release Tralee will see Dee Lyons drop/roll numbered golf balls on to the practice greens at Tralee Golf Club and the ball that lands closest to the pin wins. It’s all in aid of Special Olympics […]

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A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

A New Year’s Day Kickabout For Charity At The Low Field

December 30, 2016 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

JUST in case you’re feeling energetic this coming Sunday morning, here’s something to tackle, literally. Tralee Dynamos are holding a charity soccer match at the Low Field billed as the ‘Legends Vs All-Stars’ at 12.30pm sharp. The event will also remember former Dynamos player Joe Flynn who passed away in January […]

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Front from left; Chloe Lacey, Frankie Glennon and Evie Giles. Back from left; Naledi Hlongwane, Alysha O'Connor, Jenna Louise O'Regan and Tara Smith before taking the stage for the opening performance of 'Rapunzel' on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Rapunzel’ Is Wowing Audiences At Siamsa Tíre

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

IF you haven’t got your tickets for this season’s Christmas panto, you better get your skates on because audiences are raving about the superb production of ‘Rapunzel’ directed by Oliver Hurley. Almost all performances are sold out and Thursday saw capacity audiences for the opening shows where those present were treated to an amazing display of […]

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The New Year's Eve fireworks display in Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fireworks And Countdown Clock To End 2016 In Tralee

December 29, 2016 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

TRALEE will host two celebration events for all ages in the town centre on New Year’s Eve. A spectacular fireworks display at the Ashe Memorial Hall and a Countdown Clock by the Croppy Boy on Denny Street will book-end New Year’s Eve celebrations for people of all ages in Tralee on Saturday, December 31. Organised […]

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Let's go again...making the dash into the water for the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

December 24, 2016 at 8:48 am 0 comments

Christmas is finally here and people will enjoy a well-earned break from work. But  for anyone who wants to escape the house between now and Monday afternoon, let’s see what you can get up to…  1. Enjoy the Christmas atmosphere… There’s nothing like going to town on Christmas Eve and meeting […]

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Aoife King, Patrick O'Donnell, Jordan Tearle, Sean Gannon, Sean Trant and Sally O'Mahony at rehearsals for Mercy Mounthawk's production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students To Bring Shakespeare Classic To Siamsa Stage

December 24, 2016 at 8:47 am 0 comments

IT may be Christmas, but the students of Mercy Mounthawk are already looking ahead to the new year and their upcoming production of a Shakespearean classic. TraleeToday.ie visited the school on Thursday morning where the students were rehearsing for ‘Romeo And Juliet’ which will be performed at Siamsa Tíre from […]

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Tournament To Remember Daniel To Be Held On St Stephen’s Day

Tournament To Remember Daniel To Be Held On St Stephen’s Day

December 23, 2016 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

BETWEEN walks, 5k runs and rugby matches, there’s no shortage of things to do on St Stephen’s Day. Another great event to support on the day is the 2016 Daniel Coffey Memorial Tournament. Taking place at Marian Park pitch from 10.30am, the tournament celebrates a talented footballer, Daniel Coffey, who sadly passed […]

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The Office Chair Racing Has Been Postponed

The Office Chair Racing Has Been Postponed

December 23, 2016 at 10:38 am 0 comments

THE organisers have decided to postpone the Office Chair Racing which was planned for today. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance, this years’s event was to take place at 1pm on Neil Armstrong Way outside Siamsa Tire. However, due to the bad weather, it was decided to postpone the event until a later date, […]

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Over 40s Hurling Match To Raise Funds For Charity

Over 40s Hurling Match To Raise Funds For Charity

December 22, 2016 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

FOR those of you looking for things to do over the holiday period, here’s something that sounds like a bit of craic. The ‘old-timers’ in Crotta O’Neills and Abbeydorney will take to the field in what’s billed as a ‘Battle Of The Fittest’ showdown on Tuesday, December 28 at 1pm at […]

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'The Dame', Tom Hannifin chastises 'The Fools' Gary Murphy and Mike Lynch at rehearsals for 'Rapunzel' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Christmas Panto To Let Your Hair Down To At ‘Rapunzel’

December 22, 2016 at 9:03 am 0 comments

THE Christmas period wouldn’t be the same without the annual panto in Siamsa Tíre and this year is going to special yet again. Oliver Hurley is the man at the helm and he’s promising his production of ‘Rapunzel’ will have songs, dance and no small amount of laughter when it […]

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‘Home For Christmas’ Idea Catches On At Benners

‘Home For Christmas’ Idea Catches On At Benners

December 22, 2016 at 9:02 am 0 comments

THERE’S been huge interest in tomorrow night’s ‘Home For Christmas’ event at Benners Hotel according organisers. The Castle Street venue came up with something a little bit different for people back home for Christmas who want to catch up on with friends on Friday, December 23. ‘Home for Christmas’ is offering a new venue for the […]

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Cyclists at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fun Cycle In The New Year To Remember Jimmy Duffy

December 20, 2016 at 9:49 am 0 comments

WHILE we’re only entering the season of mince pies and turkey, many people’s thoughts will be turning to getting into a more healthy mode in the New Year. Well the perfect start would be hopping on your bike on Saturday, January 7 for the  Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle. Continued below… The […]

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Inspired Group Brings Christmas Cheer To Manor West

Inspired Group Brings Christmas Cheer To Manor West

December 19, 2016 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

SUNDAY shopping was brightened up in Manor West shopping centre by the presence of Inspired, a community group working with adults with learning difficulties. The group took up position in Manor West Retail Park to sing carols. They were joined by the Transition Year students from both Mounthawk and Presentation […]

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