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Rugby Club Looks Forward To An Active St Stephen’s Day

Rugby Club Looks Forward To An Active St Stephen’s Day

December 15, 2016 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

ST Stephen’s Day is normally one where we reflect on the culinary carnage we’ve inflicted on our stomachs from the previous day, but here’s something to help redeem yourself. Tralee Rugby Club is hosting its annual St Stephen’s Day 3k & 5k Fun Run in aid of their under age development. […]

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Annual Bridge Congress To Draw Hundreds To Town

Annual Bridge Congress To Draw Hundreds To Town

December 14, 2016 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tralee International Bridge Congress which takes place at the end of this month was launched on Monday and is set to provide a welcome economic boost to the town. Launching the event, Mayor Terry O’Brien said that the Bridge Congress was a big boost to the town bringing returning hundreds […]

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Benners Organises Night For Friends To Catch Up At ‘Home For Christmas’

Benners Organises Night For Friends To Catch Up At ‘Home For Christmas’

December 14, 2016 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE night before Christmas Eve is normally one of the biggest of the year around town with people arriving back home for the festive season. With this in mind, Benners Hotel Castle Street have come up with something a little different this Christmas for all of the folks who want to catch up on […]

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Open Auditions In Tralee For Paid Roles In Feature Film

Open Auditions In Tralee For Paid Roles In Feature Film

December 13, 2016 at 11:05 am 6 comments

OPEN auditions will take place in The Grand Hotel in Tralee (and not The Imperial Hotel as stated earlier) this weekend for a feature film shooting in Kerry in January. Details on the film are being kept very much under the radar, as a number of high profile talent are attached. The […]

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Gavin James.

Gavin James Set To Play INEC Concert

December 12, 2016 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

DIRECT from his show in the 3Arena, Gavin James has announced a headline gig in the INEC Killarney on February 18, 2017. The last two years have been a blast for the popular Irish singer. He has had platinum Top 5 sales for his debut album, Bitter Pill, in Ireland, where […]

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Geraldine Kissane and Lisa Singleton  at the Tralee Art Group exhibition opening on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Art Group Exhibition Opens At Siamsa Tíre

December 12, 2016 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

BEAUTIFUL paintings and works of art have gone on display at Siamsa Tíre as it hosts an exhibition from Tralee Art Group. The exhibition was opened on Saturday evening with artists, family and friends attending. Curated by Lisa Fingleton, ‘Time And Place’ contains new works in a wide variety of media . […]

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Radio Duo To Take Comedy Show To Kerry Next March

Radio Duo To Take Comedy Show To Kerry Next March

December 10, 2016 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

TODAY FM duo, Dermot & Dave will come to Kerry next year as part of a nationwide comedy tour. The lunchtime presenters Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore will hit the stage at the INEC Killarney on March 16, 2017. Continued below… Entitled the ‘Ah Sure Lookit’ tour, the two lads debuted their comedy show at the first Cork […]

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Launching the Santa 5k Run at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday were, in front, Sophie and Jamie Quillinan and Deirdre and Martin Moore. At back; CBS students Micheál Dolan, Cormac Lynch, Caoimhin Finn, Eoin Healy and Niall Fitzmaurice, Mags Quillinan, Helen Kelliher and Aoife Moynihan. Photo by Dermot Crean

It’s Looking Like The Santa 5k Could Be The Biggest Yet

December 9, 2016 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THE fourth Tralee 5km Santa Fun Run takes place this Sunday at 11am and it’s looking like it could be the biggest yet. The run is held every year from the Tralee Bay Wetlands in memory of Fiona Moore from Caherlsee, with all proceeds this year in aid of Barretstown. To date the Tralee […]

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Christmas Fair And Fun For All At Kerins O’Rahillys

Christmas Fair And Fun For All At Kerins O’Rahillys

December 9, 2016 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Sunday will see Kerins O’Rahillys Clubhouse decked with holly and Christmas spirit as they host a Christmas fair for those looking to get those extra special Christmas gifts. Whether it’s displays of flower arrangements, Christmas candles, pottery, scarves and other accessories, Christmas cakes and lots more, there is something for everyone. […]

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The local brigade in their headquarters in The Dawn Davie Hurley, Pat O'Meara, dado Hurley, Paddy Looney and Vince Doyle which was released in 1936.
Photo off original film by Michelle Cooper Galvin

Kerry ETB Team Helps Restore ‘The Dawn’ For Friday Screening

December 8, 2016 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

“THE Dawn”  –  the celebrated classic film shot and directed by Killarney film maker Tom Cooper in Killarney in 1936 is now restored with the help of a team from the Kerry ETB centre in Tralee and ready for public screening on this Friday  in Killarney Cinema. This film was […]

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Get Ready For The Return Of Office Chair Racing

Get Ready For The Return Of Office Chair Racing

December 6, 2016 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE fun of Office Chair Racing is returning to Tralee this Christmas and the organisers are looking for entrants. Organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance, this years’s event takes place at 1pm on Friday, December 23 outside Siamsa Tire. The call has gone out to businesses to enter the fun competition which […]

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Causeway School Looks Forward To Abba-Inspired Musical

Causeway School Looks Forward To Abba-Inspired Musical

December 6, 2016 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

CAUSEWAY Comprehensive School is looking forward to the staging of the school’s first musical under the direction of Joe Burkett of Joe Burkett Theatre Company. The musical “I Have a Dream” ( inspired by the songs of ABBA ) will be performed on two nights, Wednesday, December 14th and Thursday the 15th in Causeway Community […]

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Professional Cookery teacher at KCFE, Kay Lanigan Ryan (right) with her students, Carolyn Okoro, Jordan Murphy, Niamh Daly and Geraldine Lacey, looking forward to the Christmas Cookery Demonstration next Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christmas Cooking Made Easy With KCFE Festive Event

December 2, 2016 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS themed cookery evenings are always a nice way to get into the spirit of the festive season making for a fun night out with family and friends. The public are invited to next Thursday evenings Christmas Cookery Demonstration and Tasting Evening at Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee and […]

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The Cadbury Christmas Truck Tour Is Coming To Tralee

The Cadbury Christmas Truck Tour Is Coming To Tralee

December 2, 2016 at 9:49 am 1 comment

THE Cadbury Christmas truck tour is making its return to Ireland and it’s taking in a stop in Tralee on a tour of 24 locations. The route for ‘Cadvent’ was finalised after a nationwide vote, where people were invited to have their say on where the truck should stop in […]

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Saw Doctors Forced To Cancel INEC Gig

Saw Doctors Forced To Cancel INEC Gig

December 1, 2016 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’ve bought tickets for The Saw Doctors concert at the INEC this Christmas, I’m afraid there’s bad news They will not be able to perform on December 27th ,due to the illness of the bands singer Davy Carton who  is recovering from badly damaged vocal cords. Unfortunately, The Saw Doctors are not able […]

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Concert To Help Tralee Priest Bring Christmas To Children In Peru

Concert To Help Tralee Priest Bring Christmas To Children In Peru

December 1, 2016 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING concert will be held next week to help a Tralee priest bring Christmas to poverty-stricken children in a South American country. David O’Connor from Gurrane, went to Peru over 10 years ago on a holiday and was so moved by the poverty he saw there that he decided […]

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Credit Unions Support Donal Walsh’s LiveLife Foundation Competition

December 1, 2016 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE 4th National Live Life Film Competition with the theme “Make Every Second Count” is now accepting entries and local Credit Unions have come on board as sponsors. It is over three years now since young teenager Donal Walsh sadly lost his battle to cancer.  The impact of his powerful positive […]

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New Tralee Camera Club Looks For Members

New Tralee Camera Club Looks For Members

November 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm 1 comment

A NEW photography club has been formed in Tralee where people can meet socially and discuss their passion. The Cois Lí Camera Club meets fortnightly at the side bar in The Greyhound Bar and caters for complete beginners to intermediate level and even has some prize winning members. Around a dozen […]

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WATCH: The Magic Of Santaland Has Returned To CH Chemists

WATCH: The Magic Of Santaland Has Returned To CH Chemists

November 30, 2016 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the town was an explosion of colour and fun on Saturday at the CH Chemists parade, it also marked the beginning of Santaland at the store. From now until Christmas Eve, the man in the red suit takes up residence in the grotto upstairs and children will have a […]

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A Willow And Wood Exhibition At Craft Makers Centre

A Willow And Wood Exhibition At Craft Makers Centre

November 26, 2016 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE Craft Makers Centre at 37 Ashe Street is just one year old, but has become a cultural hub for craft and art enthusiasts and this Thursday 1st December sees the launch of Willow and Wood, an exhibition of new work by sculptor John Murphy and artist Hanna Van Aelst. […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 25, 2016 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

There’s so much to do around town this weekend there’s no excuse for letting the cold keep you indoors. Here’s a few suggestions… Friday 1. Fantastic fashions… The ADAPT shop on Matt Talbot Road will be the venue for a special fundraising fashion show. The shop will be transformed into a runway with […]

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Talented Chefs To Give ‘A Taste Of Christmas’ At Ardfert NS Fundraiser

Talented Chefs To Give ‘A Taste Of Christmas’ At Ardfert NS Fundraiser

November 25, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYROE Heights Hotel will host ‘A Taste of Christmas’ cookery demonstration for the second year running. This event is a fundraiser for Ardfert N.S. and promises to be a great event following on the success of last year. The school is very fortunate to have a talented group of parents, so […]

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A Feast Of Music Entertainment At Christie Hennessy Festival This Weekend

A Feast Of Music Entertainment At Christie Hennessy Festival This Weekend

November 24, 2016 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend sees the Celebration Of Christie Hennessy return to Tralee and there’s a great line-up of entertainment over the two days. This year’s festival which will be held in The Rose Hotel on November 25-26 and will feature performances from, John Spillane and Mikey Harte. There will also be […]

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Best Loved Poems: Favourite Poems from the South of Ireland: Editor, Gabriel Fitzmaurice (top) and photographer, John Reidy will attend the Cork launch of the book at Waterstone's Book Shop on Patrick Street on Thursday evening, November 24th from 5-6pm.

Tralee Launch for Anthology Of Best Loved Munster Poetry

November 23, 2016 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW book which features Munster poetry down through the centuries is to have its Tralee launch at O’Mahony’s Bookshop on this Friday evening, November 25 at 6.30pm. ‘Best Loved Poems: Favourite Poems from the South of Ireland’ was launched in Listowel, on Saturday and a series of similar events has been […]

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Santa And Friends Return For Annual CH Parade This Saturday

Santa And Friends Return For Annual CH Parade This Saturday

November 21, 2016 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! The streets of Tralee will come alive this Saturday with Santa and friends moving through the streets for the annual CH Santa Parade. Starting at 2pm, CH Chemists is inviting families to come along to meet Santa, Mrs Claus and some of your favourite toy characters at the annual event. […]

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Camera Club’s Annual Exhibition To Open On Tuesday

Camera Club’s Annual Exhibition To Open On Tuesday

November 21, 2016 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT Camera Club’s Annual Photographic Exhibition is to open in Kerry County Library at Moyderwell, on Tuesday evening from 7pm to 8pm and will run until December 3. Local publisher Justin Horgan from Ardfert, has been invited this year by the Camera Club to officially launch the event. There will be nearly 50 pictures on […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 18, 2016 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

IF you can’t find anything to do in town this weekend then fuhgeddaboudit. There’s loads on so have a look below at a few suggestions… Friday 1. Grab a bargain… If you’ve a ticket for the CH Chemists Customer night then some of your Christmas shopping will be sorted. Santa […]

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New Indie/Electro-Pop Festival Coming To INEC In February

New Indie/Electro-Pop Festival Coming To INEC In February

November 17, 2016 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW electro-pop/indie/alternative mini-festival called ‘Future Sounds’ is coming to the INEC next February. All Tvvins, King Kong Company and Le Galaxie, up and coming duo Little Hours and Dancefloor giants John Gibbons and Dashka will all feature at the event on February 3. Continued below… In association with Spin South West, […]

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Launching the Santa 5k Run at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday were, in front, Sophie and Jamie Quillinan and Deirdre and Martin Moore. At back; CBS students Micheál Dolan, Cormac Lynch, Caoimhin Finn, Eoin Healy and Niall Fitzmaurice, Mags Quillinan, Helen Kelliher and Aoife Moynihan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Organisers Hope Santa 5k Fun Run Will Be The Biggest Yet

November 17, 2016 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE fourth Tralee 5km Santa Fun Run takes place on Sunday, December 11 at 11am in memory of Fiona Moore with all proceeds this year in aid of Barretstown. Fiona’s parents Deirdre and Martin Moore joined the other  organisers at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday to launch the event. This year, the […]

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A Night Of Music For A Great Cause At Fenit Bar

A Night Of Music For A Great Cause At Fenit Bar

November 16, 2016 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE West End Bar in Fenit is hosting an evening of trad music on this Sunday, November 20 to raise funds for the Palliative Care Unit of Kerry General Hospital. The Spa Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice Foundation will be launching their 2017 Calendar on the night. There will be lots […]

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