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Get That Special Gift At Craft Fair In Roundys Bar

Get That Special Gift At Craft Fair In Roundys Bar

December 21, 2018 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

ROUNDY’S Bar is used to hosting artistic events and on this Saturday the place will be full of handmade items which would make ideal Christmas presents. A group of local artists are having a pop-up Christmas craft fair at the bar from 1pm to 6pm. The artists are Rebecca Lyons […]

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The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra perform in Tralee tonight.

Dingle New-Music Choir And Orchestra Concert in St John’s Ashe Street

December 19, 2018 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Dingle New-Music Choir And Orchestra will perform a concert in St John’s Ashe Street tonight (Wednesday). It’s set to be a wonderful occasion with the works of Stamitz, Vaughan Williams and Ennio Morricone performed under conductor an composer Gabor Peli. The Orchestra and Choir’s repertoire will include freshly written […]

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Joe Hennerbery of Kerry Hospice, General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness  launch the New Year's Eve 10/5k Run in aid of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

End The Year With A Refreshing 5k/10k Run For Palliative Care Unit

December 17, 2018 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was such a success last year that it’s back again this New Year’s Eve providing runners with a chance to end 2018 on a healthy note. The Optimal Fitness Tralee 5k and 10k Road Race takes place on December 31 at 11am and proceeds raised will go to the Palliative […]

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Launching the 80s disco in aid of Kerry Cork Health Link Bus were, from left; Brenda Dyland, Kerry Cork Health Link Bus; Michele King, Director of Sales and Marketing The Rose Hotel; Aisling Foley, Sales Manager The Rose Hotel, Trish Kelly, Kerry Cork Health Link Bus and Mark Sullivan, General Manager of The Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Go Back To The 80s With A Disco At The Rose Hotel

December 15, 2018 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

AH, the 1980s! The days when Kerry bate all round them, Liverpool dominated English football, Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson ruled the charts and Top Of The Pops was the talk of the schoolyard every Friday morning. It was also the heyday of discos in Tralee with Horan’s and Spirals […]

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Jason Momoa as 'Aquaman'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Aquaman’ Is A Pleasantly Surprising Adventure

December 15, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Jason Momoa is in top form in a surprisingly good effort and deserving of a trip to the Omniplex… This week saw another DC Comics adaptation hit Tralee Omniplex with Warner Brothers Studios hoping that Aquaman follows in Wonder Woman’s successful footsteps after previous disastrous attempts with ‘Justice League’ […]

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Pick Up Something Different For Christmas At Craft Fair In Roundy’s

Pick Up Something Different For Christmas At Craft Fair In Roundy’s

December 14, 2018 at 8:32 am 1 comment

ROUNDY’S Bar is used to hosting artistic events and on Saturday the place will be full of handmade items which would make ideal Christmas presents. A group of local artists are having a pop-up Christmas craft fair at the bar from 1pm to 6pm. The artists are Rebecca Lyons origami, […]

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Looking forward to the St John's Ashe Street Christmas Fair the Saturday were Mary Kinch, Rhona Giles, Rev. Jim Stephens and Mona Butler. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

December 14, 2018 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

Just two shopping weekends to go until Christmas so the town and Manor will be packed. The weather, however, is threatening to spoil Saturday, but if you venture out over the weekend, bear these events in mind… Friday 1. Forever young… Here’s something that’s running on Friday and Saturday to […]

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Senior Citizens Invited To A Tea Party This Sunday

Senior Citizens Invited To A Tea Party This Sunday

December 13, 2018 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Red Cross Seniors Christmas Tea Party will take place this Sunday, from 2pm to 6pm in the Ashe Hotel. This annual event is always a highlight for the branch in Tralee and is always a great community gathering. There will be light refreshments (sandwiches and hot finger food) as […]

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Tralee Food Festival Brought Forward To May For Next Year

Tralee Food Festival Brought Forward To May For Next Year

December 12, 2018 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success this year with huge crowds enjoying a host of events over a weekend in September and we won’t have to wait as long for the next one. The Tralee Food Festival in 2018 was the largest Food Festival in Tralee to date, with a 60% […]

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Launching the fundraiser in Kirby's Bar, Ballyheigue, were, in front; Tadhg O'Halloran, Agnes O'Brien, Rachel O'Brien and Gemma Smith of Acquired Brain Injury Castleisland. Back from left; Michael Keane, Ray Stack, Michelle O'Brien and Eimear O'Mahony. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rachel’s Fundraiser For Organisation Helping Her Recover From Stroke

December 12, 2018 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER for an organisation which is helping a young local woman recover from a debilitating stroke, will be held this Saturday in Ballyheigue. Kirby’s Bar will be the place to be when they hold their bi-annual charity night with the Acquired Brain Injury in Castleisland benefitting. This charity is very […]

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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

A Diamond Night Out At Glitzy Black-Tie Ball In Ballygarry

December 12, 2018 at 9:12 am 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. The Diamond Ball is being hosted by Enable Ireland Kerry on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Guests […]

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Mark Leen and Frank Hartnett who laid a wreath at the Christie Hennessy statue on Tuesday morning to mark the 11th anniversary of the singer's death. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christie Hennessy Remembered In Song On His Anniversary

December 11, 2018 at 9:51 am 1 comment

TODAY marks the 11th anniversary of the death of one of Tralee’s best loved sons. On December 11, 2007, Christie Hennessy succumbed to illness and he will be remembered with the town centre filled with his music this afternoon. Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council have combined to have […]

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Creed 2

McCann At The Movies: ‘Creed 2’ Packs A Powerful Punch

December 8, 2018 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Creed 2 has good performance and great fight scenes which will please ‘Rocky’ and ‘Creed’ fans… This weeks’ trip to Tralee Omniplex saw Round 2 (or Round 8 if you count all the Rocky movies) of the 2015 hit ‘Creed’ with our Adonis Creed and Co. returning […]

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The lights on The Mall. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

December 7, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Party/shopping season is truly upon us, but when you’re not spending in the shops or clinking glasses, here’s a few things to get up to… Saturday 1. One for history lovers… An exhibition to mark the centenary of the 1918 general election and the First Dáil will be officially opened […]

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Carlos Luque of Food Fiesta, Michelle McCrohan and Derek Rusk, Centre Manager, Manor West Retail Park and Shopping Centre

Food And Craft Fair To Enhance The Festive Spirit At Manor This Weekend

December 6, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is set to host a fun weekend full of festive cheer at their Christmas Food & Craft Fair weekend on this weekend. A diverse mix of local artisan food producers and craftspeople will showcase their wonderful handmade products from 11am – 5pm on […]

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Marty & Sinead of Winning Streak.

Two Kerry Residents To Try Their Luck On Winning Streak

December 5, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry men will be hoping get their Christmases off to a winning start spinning the wheel when they appear on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show this Saturday. Mark Sugrue, who comes from Castleisland is the first of two players this week on Winning Streak from the Kingdom. […]

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KCFE students are bringing Santa's Grotto to primary schools in Tralee over the coming weeks.

KCFE Launches Fundraising Initiatives To Give Back To The Community

December 5, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education has launched an initiative which will see a variety of unusual and collaborative fundraising events being organised to support local charities, not just for Christmas, but also running through the entire academic year. The first scheduled event  is ‘Santa Claus is Coming to You!’, the brainchild of […]

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Tralee Lions Club To Hold Street Collection This Weekend

Tralee Lions Club To Hold Street Collection This Weekend

December 5, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will hold its annual street collection this Friday and Saturday and they are hoping the public will give towards the causes they support throughout the year. They will have collection points at AIB, Penneys, Garvey’s SuperValu and Dunnes Stores NCR and are looking forward to meeting people […]

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Tralee Art Group To Hold Christmas Sale Of Work Event

Tralee Art Group To Hold Christmas Sale Of Work Event

December 4, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Art Group has had a hectic couple of weeks. Just three weeks ago their new exhibition opened in Tralee Library and at the weekend some of their members’ work went on display in the ‘Off The Rails — Art In The Park’ exhibition in Kerry County Museum. Now they’re […]

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The 4 Of Us.

The 4 Of Us To Play Tralee Show This Week

December 4, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

THEIR heyday may have been nearly three decades ago, but The 4 Of Us can still create a beautiful noise as Tralee will find out this week. The Murphy brothers will play an acoustic show in Banners Hotel on Thursday, December 6 at 9.30pm. The gig is the third in the […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Annual Christmas Fair

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Annual Christmas Fair

December 3, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn is hosting its annual Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 9 in the school hall. This year is extra special as  the school is celebrating 40 successful years in all-Irish primary education. There’s an invitation to come along and enjoy the great variety of stalls and auctions, where […]

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Geraldine Hurley with some of the choir from the Oliver Hurley School of Performing Arts rehearsing for the concert in aid of Pieta House on Sunday week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christmas Carol Concert In St Brendan’s Church On Sunday

December 1, 2018 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

‘A CHRISTMAS Carol Extravaganza’ in aid of Pieta House will be held in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on this Sunday, December 2 at 7.30pm. MC’d by Radio Kerry’s Elaine Kinsella, the concert will feature the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre along with the Siamsa Tíre National Folk […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Robin Hood’ Is A Turkey In Time For Christmas

McCann At The Movies: ‘Robin Hood’ Is A Turkey In Time For Christmas

December 1, 2018 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Robin Hood’s’ ridiculous plot and weary script is wasted on a good cast… A week after this disappointing ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel, I was faced with the prospect of another potential howler in the form of yet another ‘Robin Hood’ feature at Tralee Omniplex this week. Whereas the […]

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Mikel Mato with his painting of boxer Jack Johnson at the opening of the 'Off The Rails' exhibition in Kerry County Museum on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Local Artists Take Their Work ‘Off The Rails’ And Into The Museum

November 30, 2018 at 12:34 pm 1 comment

SOME of Kerry’s most talented artists have gone ‘Off the Rails’ at Kerry County Museum where they will showcase, and hopefully sell, their stunning, creative and colourful artwork during the winter months. ‘Art in the Park’ was a great attraction for tourists and locals during the summer and now that […]

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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.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 30, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

With less than four weeks to Christmas, it’s getting busier around town and — besides the shopping and the partying — there’s a lot to get up to… Friday 1. Bazaar time… You could pick up some great prizes in KDYS Denny Street at the St. John’s Parish annual Bazaar. […]

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Looking forward to the annual St John's Bazaar were, from left; Vincent O'Sullivan, Eileen Murrihy, Celine O'Callaghan, Nora Maher, Margaret Crean, Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald, Bridie O'Connor, Mary Hayes, John Murphy and Ita Behan. Photo by Dermot Crean

St John’s Annual Christmas Bazaar To Take Place This Weekend

November 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of year again when people gather over the weekend in KDYS Denny Street for the St. John’s Parish annual Bazaar. Taking place from this Friday to Sunday, there will be plenty on offer – raffles and auctions galore – everything from 2019 All-Ireland Football tickets, hotel vouchers, […]

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Cast members Zoe Riordan, Róisín Moriarty and Chantelle O'Sullivan from Tralee Musical Society Youth before the opening night of The Wiz in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audience Enjoys Opening Night Of ‘The Wiz’ At Siamsa

November 29, 2018 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER months of hard work the cast of Tralee Musical Society’s Youth production of ‘The Wiz’ took to the stage in Siamsa to begin a four night run until Saturday, December 1. There was a great crowd there too to see the musical which was adapted from The Wonderful Wizard of […]

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Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

November 28, 2018 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will return for a hometown gig tomorrow night with his London based experimental pop/noise rock outfit TAYNE. Fronted by Matthew Sutton, they released their debut album ‘Breathe’ at the start of this month and finish up their 21 date UK/Ireland tour with a gig in Greyhound bar this […]

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Members of the Zyber Theatre Group in rehearsals for 'With Love From Above'. From left; Tim Landers, Raphael Crowley, Ted Cronin, Katie Moloney, Ken Quillinan, John Patton, Rhona Johnston and George Lowe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Theatre Group To Perform Funny And Poignant Play At Meadowlands Hotel

November 28, 2018 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Group is all set to stage their new production at the Meadowlands Hotel next week, with proceeds raised going to three great causes. They will present Fidelma Fitzgerald’s funny and poignant play, ‘With Love From Above’ on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3rd to 5th. Featuring some […]

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Santa Claus and Melanie Harty at the Garvey's Supervalu Food Fair on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee To Host Annual Christmas Food Fair This Wednesday

November 27, 2018 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Wednesday evening will see a very special atmosphere at Garvey’s Supervalu in Tralee as they host their annual Christmas Fair. Taking place from 6pm to 9pm, there’s an array of things going on at the award-winning store including spot prizes and giveaways, mulled wine reception and Christmas cookery demonstrations […]

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