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NUIG To Hold Information Evening For Secondary Students In Tralee

NUIG To Hold Information Evening For Secondary Students In Tralee

October 7, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Brandon Hotel will hold an information evening next week for any secondary school students  interested in attending NUI Galway. It will run from 7pm-9pm on the night of Thursday, October 15. Parents and guardians are also being welcomed down on the evening where they, along with the students, will be […]

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At the launch of Mná Na nGaeil v Gardaí charity match were, from left: Sgt Eileen O'Sullivan, Majella Forde, Cecilia Scanlon, Liz Twomey, Eddie Sheehy, Siobhan Quigley, Margeret Maunsell, Sharon Roche, Mary Sheehy and Insp Tony Sugrue. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Gardaí Getting Set To Take On The Women Of Na Gaeil In Football Fundraiser

October 7, 2015 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE SCENE is set for members of the Kerry Garda Síochána and Na Gaeil GAA ladies to take part in the upcoming community fundraiser, the ‘Carmel O’Connor Memorial Shield’. It is an event dedicated to the memory of their late Listowel-based former colleague who died over nine years ago after a […]

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contestants in the Kerry Hurlers Strictly Come Dancing event. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Strictly Camán Dancing – Kerry Hurlers To Take To The Dancefloor

October 4, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

YOU’VE seen the Kerry hurlers beat all before them on the field this year, but now they’re facing their toughest challenge yet – on the dance floor. Eleven couples are taking part in the ‘Kerry Hurlers Strictly Come Dancing’ event to raise funds to send the Kerry panel on a well-deserved holiday […]

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Manor West Shopping Centre To Hold Mental Health Information Day

Manor West Shopping Centre To Hold Mental Health Information Day

October 4, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

  MANOR WEST Shopping Centre is getting ready to host an information day on mental health on Thursday, October 8 as part of World Mental Health Day celebrations. The event is being organised by HSE Tralee Community Mental Health and Primary Care Teams and will run from 11am-4pm in the […]

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Kingdom Care To Hold Information And Coffee Morning

Kingdom Care To Hold Information And Coffee Morning

October 3, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE good people at the Kingdom Care charity shop are holding a coffee and information morning next week to raise awareness of the services they offer. The group held a similar event earlier this week in their Castleisland premises which was a great success. Anyone who attends will be greeted by […]

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Tralee Actor To Talk ‘True Detective’ And Fatherhood On Ray Darcy TV Show

Tralee Actor To Talk ‘True Detective’ And Fatherhood On Ray Darcy TV Show

October 2, 2015 at 11:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  HE”S a busy man these days, but Tralee actor Timothy V Murphy will find time to appear on an RTE  chat show on Saturday night. The Oakpark native, who recently became a father, will have a lot to talk about on Ray Darcy’s new TV show just after the nine […]

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1916 Roadshow At Kerins O’Rahillys Is A Must For History Buffs

1916 Roadshow At Kerins O’Rahillys Is A Must For History Buffs

October 2, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

AN event designed to commemorate the 1916 rising and look forward to its centenary celebrations next year is set to take place in Tralee this coming Saturday, October 3. The Revolutionary Decade Roadshow in conjunction with the School of History in UCC, Kerry County Council will be the first official […]

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Ballyheigue Beard Festival Looks For Volunteers To Raise Funds For Charities

Ballyheigue Beard Festival Looks For Volunteers To Raise Funds For Charities

September 30, 2015 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE OFFICIAL launch of the ‘Ballyheigue Beard Festival’ took place in KL Kirby’s Bar in Ballyheigue last Saturday night and the call has gone out for more hairy people to get involved. All participants in the festival will grow their beards and collect sponsorship for charities until the big ‘shave off’ […]

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Pals To Hold Benefit Gig For Tralee Man Who Suffered Injuries In Canada

Pals To Hold Benefit Gig For Tralee Man Who Suffered Injuries In Canada

September 30, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE ABBEY Inn is hosting a fundraising gig this coming weekend in aid of Tralee’s Ruadhan Hennessy who suffered extensive burns to his legs during a chip pan fire in Canada back in August. The ‘Rock for Rouie’ concert will take place on Sunday October 4 in the bar from […]

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The Kerry Islamic Society To Hold Family Fun Day At Centre

The Kerry Islamic Society To Hold Family Fun Day At Centre

September 26, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Tralee International Resource Centre Ltd (TIRC) and the Kerry Islamic Outreach Society (KIOS) are getting ready to host a family fun day on Sunday September 27 in the Meadowlands Hotel.  The Kerry County Council supported fun day will run from 1pm-4pm on the day and will be in […]

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At the photo call to launch the forthcoming ÔCastleisland the Fashion Capital of KerryÕ Fashion Show in Nana BeaÕs Coffee & Gift Shop Castleisland, on Thursday 8th of October were from left (back row) Orlagh Winters (MC), Liz Galwey, Orla Diffily (Upfront Models), Carmel Prenderville, Marie Galvin, 
(front row) Demelza Morrissey, Denise Bourke, Breda Galwey and Jill Hannon

Castleisland Businesses To Host Their Autumn/Winter Fashion Show

September 24, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

A WHOLE host of Castleisland businesses are getting ready to host a very special event next month when they take part in the Autumn/Winter Fashion Show on Thursday October 8 in Nana Bea’s Coffee & Gift Shop. The details of the event were officially announced this week for the forthcoming show show […]

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Former Tralee Resident To Showcase His Work In Siamsa Tíre

Former Tralee Resident To Showcase His Work In Siamsa Tíre

September 23, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  SIAMSA Tíre is to host the opening of an exhibition of paintings, drawings and different objects by the artist Antonio Julio López Castro on Friday September 25 at 6pm. The exhibition which is entitled ‘A Measure of Things’  is comprised of a number of projects that Antonio has worked on over the […]

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Siamsa Tíre To Stage School Edition Of Les Misérables

Siamsa Tíre To Stage School Edition Of Les Misérables

September 21, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

  SIAMSA Tire is set to stage one of the world’s best known musicals when it shows the stage edition of Les Misérables from September 24 to September 26 at 8pm each night. The musical, which will be presented by the award-winning Light Opera Society of Tralee (LOST), is set to […]

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Tomas O'Se. File Photo.

Tomás Ó Sé To Sign Copies Of His Book At Eason’s

September 19, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S easily one of the most anticipated sports books of the year and the man behind it will be in Tralee next month to sign copies of it for fans. Tomás Ó Sé has been entertaining and informing people with his weekly Irish Independent column and as a panellist […]

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Culture Night 2015

Tralee’s Culture Night Set To Be An Exciting Night For All

September 18, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE wait is almost over for those looking forward to Culture Night which takes place tonight. There will be a whole range of exciting things happening over the course of the day and night, with members of the public encouraged to come down and experience something a little different. All events […]

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Launching the Tralee Food Festival were, from left: Niall Harty (Caveman Food Company), Frank Hartnett (Kerry County Council), Jean Foley (Kerry County Council), Noal Keane (Chef), John Drummey, Thomas O'Connor (Transition Kerry), Niamh Ni Goold (Transition Kerry) and Kieran Ruttledge (Tralee Chamber Alliance). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Food Festival Will Tickle Your Taste Buds This Weekend

September 18, 2015 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IF the football isn’t your thing or you’ve just decided to stay around town for the weekend, then you will definitely need check out Tralee Food Festival set to place this weekend. This will be the first ever year of the event which is set to run from Friday, September 18 […]

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Don’t Forget ‘Mad For Sam’ On Irish TV Tonight

Don’t Forget ‘Mad For Sam’ On Irish TV Tonight

September 15, 2015 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget that tonight, Irish TV will broadcast a special show on the All-Ireland Football Final from the Fels Point Hotel at 8pm. ‘Mad For Sam’ will showcase the wonderful passion for football here in the county with a host of legendary past players, including Ogie Moran, giving their insights and analysis ahead […]

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At The Movies: Tom Hardy Excels In Stylish Biopic Of London Gangsters

At The Movies: Tom Hardy Excels In Stylish Biopic Of London Gangsters

September 12, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

At The Movies: Legend THE Tralee Omniplex saw the first national screening/premiere of Tom Hardy’s latest film ‘Legend’ on Tuesday, in which he portrays both of the  infamous East London Kray Twins. TraleeToday.ie was lucky enough to be invited along to this showing of the gangster biopic about the lives of […]

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Tralee Red Cross To Hold Night At The Dogs

Tralee Red Cross To Hold Night At The Dogs

September 11, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Red Cross are set to go to the dogs this coming weekend as part of their fundraising activities for their new HQ building. The local branch of the organisation are hoping a big crows shows up at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium at 7pm this Saturday night September 12 where there will be […]

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Park Run. File Photo

Tralee Park Run Organisers Looking To Encourage Locals As Part Of Week Of Sport

September 5, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Tralee Park Run team, who organise the free 5km walk/runs/jogs in the town park every weekend are currently gearing up to hold a different sort of run on Saturday, September 12. As part of the European Week of Sport, which is taking place all around the continent from September […]

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Tralee Woman To Have First Play Staged This Friday

Tralee Woman To Have First Play Staged This Friday

September 3, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S an old saying that states that ‘everyone has a story to tell’, and this much is definitely true for one talented Tralee woman as she prepares to see her play ‘Tomatoes’ take to the stage in Listowel. Eimear Sheehy, originally from Ballinorig East, has put pen to paper on […]

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Irish TV To Broadcast Live ‘Mad For Sam’ Show From Fels Point

Irish TV To Broadcast Live ‘Mad For Sam’ Show From Fels Point

September 3, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH TV will broadcast a special show on the All-Ireland Football Final from the Fels Point Hotel during a week where match fever will have taken hold of the county. Taking place on Tuesday September 15 from 8pm to 10pm, ‘Mad For Sam’ will showcase the wonderful passion for football here in the […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Folk Ready To Get #Walking4Families For Ronald McDonald Charity

VIDEO: Tralee Folk Ready To Get #Walking4Families For Ronald McDonald Charity

September 1, 2015 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE folk are getting ready to dust off their walking shoes for a good cause on September 12 when they take part in the #Walking4Families campaign being run by the Ronald McDonald House Charities. It will be a fancy dress themed 5km family fun walk, (so dressing up is […]

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Kerry Choral Union To Hold Junior Choir Auditions

Kerry Choral Union To Hold Junior Choir Auditions

September 1, 2015 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Choral Union has announced that they will be holding auditions for the Junior Choir this Saturday, September 5. They will be taking place in St Brendan’s Pastoral Centre in Upper Rock Street from 11am-1pm. Those wishing to attend can contact 087-4412700 for a time slot. For those wondering about […]

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Five Things To Do In And Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do In And Around Tralee This Weekend

August 28, 2015 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

It’s almost the weekend already which means that there’s places to go, things to do and people to see. Here’s some stuff you can get up to around the county… Friday 1. Enjoy a Close Encounter The Secret Cine Club’s Free Open Air Cinema returns (weather permitting!) to the town […]

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Athletes making their way up Strickeen Mountain, competing in the Helly Hensen Killarney Adventure Race, where over 1100 athletes competed in the gruelling multi-activity race with stages including, mountain runs on Strickeen Mountain, Mangerton and Torc Mountains, cycling through the Gap of Dunloe, Black Valley, Molls Gap, kayaking on Muckross Lake and cycling though the oakwoods of Muckross Peninsula, finally finishing at Muckross House Killarney.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE/issued 07-10-2012©

The Fifth Annual Killarney Adventure Race Promises To Be Something Special

August 27, 2015 at 8:15 am Comments are Disabled

KILLARNEY is gearing up for one of the biggest events of the year when it hosts the Killarney Adventure Race on Saturday, October 3. The massively popular sporting event, now in its 5th year, is expected to attract over 2,500 adventurers to the area for a day that was voted the […]

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Reports Suggest Skellig Michael To Be Closing Shot In Star Wars Movie

Reports Suggest Skellig Michael To Be Closing Shot In Star Wars Movie

August 25, 2015 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE are reports in the media today that suggest that filming for Star Wars Episode 8 is set to take place on Skellig Michael in September and that the location could play a big part in the overall Star Wars story. The team over at ‘themoviebit.com’ in their article […]

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IT Tralee Lecturer’s Film On Irish Nagasaki Bomb Survivor To Screen In Omniplex

IT Tralee Lecturer’s Film On Irish Nagasaki Bomb Survivor To Screen In Omniplex

August 25, 2015 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  AN IT Tralee lecturer whose documentary about an Irish doctor who survived the bombing in Nagasaki is gaining rave reviews in Cork and Dublin, will see his film open in Tralee Omniplex this Friday, August 28 (see previous story here). Bob Jackson, a lecturer in the college since 2006 who […]

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Another Spielberg Classic For The Town Park Next Weekend

Another Spielberg Classic For The Town Park Next Weekend

August 22, 2015 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE a few readers may have seen lights moving quickly in the sky and little green men in the town park over the years, it was probably down to a that third flagon of cider or smoking a bit too much when you were a teenager. However, next Friday the park will see the return of the […]

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Tralee’s Eric Roche To Be Remembered By World Class Guitarists

Tralee’s Eric Roche To Be Remembered By World Class Guitarists

August 22, 2015 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

AN incredible local guitarist will be remembered and honoured next weekend when the Eric Roche Acoustic Sessions takes place on August 29. The event is being held in memory of the tenth anniversary of his Eric’s passing. He was regarded as one of the best fingerstyle and most influential guitarists in […]

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