WHAT’S ON

At the launch of the Turner's Bar Invitational Cup tournament were Ernie Henderson (Gardaí), Mossie McGaley (Borg Warner), Micheal Ladden, Brian McCarthy (Dunnes Stores), Aidan Turner (sponsor), Claude Casey (Tesco), David Hughes (Dunnes Stores), Seamus Deady (Dunnes Stores), Tony Neary (Dunnes Stores) and Thomas Sugrue (Garda Station). Photo by Dermot Crean

Staff From Hospitals, Gardaí, Supermarkets And More To Compete For Soccer Trophy

July 20, 2016 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A FEAST of soccer for a great cause will take place at the end of the month where teams from companies, hospitals and the Gardaí will compete for the inaugural Turner’s Bar Invitational Cup. Twelve teams will take part in the tournament over one day on Sunday, July 31 at the ITT […]

Read more ›
Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Fancy Dress Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Fancy Dress Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

July 15, 2016 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores across Kerry will be taking part in Ireland’s largest fancy dress day on Saturday, July 23, all for a great cause. Tesco has set a national fundraising target of €100,000 to help raise vital funds for its charity partner, Temple Street Children’s Hospital and staff will be kitted out in a […]

Read more ›
Sailing Club To Celebrate 60 Years This Weekend

Sailing Club To Celebrate 60 Years This Weekend

July 15, 2016 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Sailing Club will celebrate its diamond jubilee on Saturday and will mark the occasion with events in Fenit this Saturday. The club wishes to invite all of those who have been involved with the sailing club, past and present as well those from the wider community, with events […]

Read more ›
Full Programme For Day-Long Dance Celebration On Banna Announced

Full Programme For Day-Long Dance Celebration On Banna Announced

July 14, 2016 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE full programme of events has been announced for the Féile Fáilte free, outdoor, day-long celebration of the dancing body on the beach made famous by Roger Casement’s ill-fated 1916 landing. Taking place on Saturday July 23, on Banna Strand, locals, visitors, young and old are invited to come along to dance performances, […]

Read more ›
Lawrence Kelly, Maria Griffin and Maura Carmody at the Mount Eagle Lodge, Kerry Parents and Friends Association art exhibition. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: An Array Of Talent And Colour At Eagle Lodge Art Exhibition

July 13, 2016 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

COLOURFUL works of art filled Kerry County Library on Tuesday night for the opening of the ‘Gentle Reminder’ exhibition. The inspirational art exhibition is showcasing the work of adults with intellectual disability at the Tralee library until the end of the month. The ‘Gentle Reminder’ exhibition is the culmination of work done by […]

Read more ›
You Should Really See A Doctor
Dr. Phil Kieran and Dr. Pixie McKenna
RTÉ One
Episode 1 - Wednesday November 11th

Search For Kerry Patients To Appear On ‘You Should Really See A Doctor’

July 9, 2016 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A TV production company is looking for Kerry people to appear on a show when they visit Puck Fair next month. ‘You Should Really See a Doctor’, featuring Dr Pixie McKenna and Dr Phil Kieran, is hosting  free pop-up clinics at events around the country, offering on-the-spot consultations and health checks and […]

Read more ›
Exhibition To Take Place In Library From Artists At Mount Eagle Lodge

Exhibition To Take Place In Library From Artists At Mount Eagle Lodge

July 7, 2016 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE opening night of an inspirational art exhibition showcasing the work of adults with intellectual disability will take place in Kerry County Library on Tuesday, July 12 at 6pm. The ‘Gentle Reminder’ exhibition is the culmination of work done by service users at Mount Eagle Lodge, Kerry Parents and Friends Association […]

Read more ›
The Square was filled with artisan treats. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

The Tralee Food Festival Is Returning This September

July 7, 2016 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Food Festival, which proved so popular last year, is returning in September and events are being organised to make it an even bigger success. Despite clashing with All-Ireland final weekend last time out, thousands enjoyed the food market, food and beer trails and cookery demos around the town over the […]

Read more ›
Fair City Fans Might Recognise The New Artistic Director Of Kerry Film Festival

Fair City Fans Might Recognise The New Artistic Director Of Kerry Film Festival

July 7, 2016 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Artistic Director of the Kerry Film Festival has been appointed and it’s a face which will be familiar to ‘Fair City’ fans. Maeve McGrath played Lorraine Molloy, daughter of Dolores and Harry, in the popular RTE series back in the 1990s, and appeared in several other TV shows and films such as Ballykissangel, Ros na Rún, […]

Read more ›
Table Quiz At O’Donnell’s To Help Out Fenit RNLI

Table Quiz At O’Donnell’s To Help Out Fenit RNLI

July 5, 2016 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tonight then you can head along to support the Fenit RNLI service at a table quiz in O’Donnell’s pub in Mounthawk. Tralee Triathlon Club are organising the fundraiser to support the life-saving service which looks after their athletes and all those in the water […]

Read more ›
‘Sense And Sensibility’ At Ballyseede Castle To Help Chernobyl Charity

‘Sense And Sensibility’ At Ballyseede Castle To Help Chernobyl Charity

June 26, 2016 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE beautiful grounds of Ballyseede Castle Hotel will host two very special open-air performances next week which will help out a local charity. Jane Austen’s classic, ‘Sense And Sensibility’, will be performed by the Chapterhouse Theatre Company and tickets are still available for the two performances on Tuesday, June 28 and […]

Read more ›
Open Invitation To Tralee Bay Maritime Centre Launch

Open Invitation To Tralee Bay Maritime Centre Launch

June 24, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do after watching the big game on Sunday, then a trip out to a new business in Fenit might tickle your fancy. The new Tralee Bay Maritime Centre, owned and run by Brian O’Sullivan, is having a launch event this Sunday from 4pm to […]

Read more ›
Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To 26th Annual Night At The Dogs

Friends Of University Hospital Kerry Look Forward To 26th Annual Night At The Dogs

June 21, 2016 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S always a major night of fun and entertainment as Friends of University Hospital Kerry  get set for their annual Gala Benefit Night next month. Sponsored by Kerry Group, the event will take place on Friday, July 8, at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the fundraising programme, which has raised […]

Read more ›
Table Quiz To Help Bring Gaza Teenagers To Ireland

Table Quiz To Help Bring Gaza Teenagers To Ireland

June 20, 2016 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of youngsters from the Middle East is coming to Ireland in July and a table quiz will be held this Thursday to help with the costs. An under 14 soccer team from Gaza will be visiting next month and in order to cover accommodation, travel and meal costs – which is in the region […]

Read more ›
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Music And Swordplay In The Square As Part Of Tralee 800 Celebrations

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Music And Swordplay In The Square As Part Of Tralee 800 Celebrations

June 18, 2016 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

DRAGONS, dancers and a battle for Tralee raged in the Square last night as part of the Tralee 800 celebrations. Members of the Déise Medieval group were joined by local performers for a short pageant about a family fighting against the Anglo-Normans. The performers staged a short fight followed by a […]

Read more ›
Tom Crean To Be Celebrated In Annascaul This Weekend

Tom Crean To Be Celebrated In Annascaul This Weekend

June 16, 2016 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE life of Tom Crean is about to be celebrated in a fresh light in The Tom Crean Festival this weekend. The centrepiece of the festival, which takes place annually in the West Kerry village of Annascaul, will be a choreographed version of the local hero’s life on Saturday night. Tom Crean’s Journey: An Irish […]

Read more ›
A Wonderful Evening Of Irish Songs And Music In Prospect From Scotia Ensemble

A Wonderful Evening Of Irish Songs And Music In Prospect From Scotia Ensemble

June 15, 2016 at 11:31 am 2 comments

AN evening of beautiful, stirring music is in prospect this Sunday evening when an ensemble of local classical musicians get together for a special concert. The Scotia Ensemble, with the aid of the Arts Act Grant from Kerry County Council, will perform “An Evening of Irish Songs and Music” with guest […]

Read more ›
This Tralee Eaterie Has Best Breakfast Fry In Kerry According To A Lifestyle Website

This Tralee Eaterie Has Best Breakfast Fry In Kerry According To A Lifestyle Website

June 15, 2016 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

YOU can’t bate a good fry-up and the people at lifestyle website, Lovin.ie, are partial to their sausages in the morning. The Dublin-based business decided to pick the best place in each county to get a breakfast fry and they picked a Tralee institution for their Kerry choice. “Greased to perfection, […]

Read more ›
Sculpture On Display In Tralee Shows Innovative Way Of Recycling Tyres

Sculpture On Display In Tralee Shows Innovative Way Of Recycling Tyres

June 14, 2016 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A SCULPTURE made entirely out of tyres is currently on display at Kerry County Council Buildings in Rathass. Sculptor Mick Davis, who was a recipient of a Kerry County Council Artist Bursary this year, is responsible for the piece of art which is modelled on Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’. It will […]

Read more ›
If You’re Thinking About Going To The Rose Ball, You Better Hurry Up!

If You’re Thinking About Going To The Rose Ball, You Better Hurry Up!

June 3, 2016 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Rose of Tralee International Festival just two and a half months away, things are already hotting up in terms of ticket sales for one particular event. With 66 Roses coming to the Festival this year, the demand for Rose Ball tickets is high and 25% extra tables will […]

Read more ›
Partially-Covered Square Takes Over From Denny Street Concerts During Festival

Partially-Covered Square Takes Over From Denny Street Concerts During Festival

June 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Square will take over from the Denny Street stage to host ticket-only concerts for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival. And a new canopy-type structure will partially cover the 2,000 capacity space to keep punters dry in case of rain. The details of the concerts were revealed at the Tralee Chamber Alliance […]

Read more ›
Anthony To Launch His New Children’s Book At Listowel Writers Week

Anthony To Launch His New Children’s Book At Listowel Writers Week

June 2, 2016 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE-based author is launching his new book on Saturday at Listowel Writers Week. ‘Gravespeakers: Maria’, is the new offering from award winning presenter and author Anthony Garvey. Aimed at 8-12 year olds, ‘Gravespeakers: Maria’ is the first of a six-book series which will be released over the next 18 […]

Read more ›
Annascaul To Host A Weekend Devoted To Songcraft

Annascaul To Host A Weekend Devoted To Songcraft

May 28, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re into music and songwriting, then a trip out west could be in order for a weekend of workshops, sessions and craic in Annascaul. The Annascaul Singing Club is one of the newest additions to the West Kerry musical landscape. Dedicated also to providing a home for anyone who […]

Read more ›
Kevin Finn, Sandra Leahy, Mike McDonald and Lisa Geaney at the Summer Party at Kirby's Brogue Inn. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kirby’s Brogue Inn Marks The Arrival Of Summer Season Of Entertainment

May 26, 2016 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

AS the Summer tourist season begins to crank into action, Kirby’s Brogue Inn held a hospitality night for fellow businesses who bring in and cater for visitors to the town. “It’s something my parents did for years and we wanted to continue the tradition,” said Fiona Kirby of the Brogue Inn. […]

Read more ›
Tralee Art Group members and KDYS students working on a mural for Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre.

Tralee Art Group To Display Their Talent At Annual Exhibition Next Month

May 25, 2016 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE amazing talent of Tralee Art Group will be on display next month as they hold their annual exhibition of work at Tralee Library, Moyderwell. This year the theme this is the commemoration of 1916, “Remember, Reflect, Reimagine”. It will contain a wonderful selection of paintings with a variety of interesting interpretations related to the theme. The […]

Read more ›
Ready for a Brew...John Keane of Torc Brewing, Killarney one of the craft brewing producers getting ready for Killarney Beerfest which takes place from 27th-29th May 2016, at the INEC special village. Glenagle Hotel, Killarney. With over 25 producers and more than 150 different craft beverages on offer, fantastic programme of events and guest speakers, Killarney Beerfest will showcase many of the best brewers and beers in Ireland.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE***FREE PIC***

Beer And Music Lovers Expected To Flock To Gleneagle This Weekend

May 25, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

  “Mmm…beer!” as our good friend Homer Simpson is wont to say. While Duff may not be on the menu in Killarney this weekend, there will be some 150  brews on offer at the Killarney Beerfest which kicks off from Friday to Sunday (May 27 to 29). Craft brewers and beer enthusiasts […]

Read more ›
Fancy Holding A ‘Street Feast’ On Your Road Or Estate This June? Here’s How…

Fancy Holding A ‘Street Feast’ On Your Road Or Estate This June? Here’s How…

May 24, 2016 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Irish local community initiative is looking for people to host their own ‘Street Feast’ as part of the State’s 1916 / 2016 Centenary Celebrations. Over 850 Street Feast parties around the country have been registered to date, including two in Tralee. The 7th Annual Street Feast Day will be held on Sunday, June […]

Read more ›
Fusion Of Food And Comedy Kicks Off New Concept At Il Forno

Fusion Of Food And Comedy Kicks Off New Concept At Il Forno

May 20, 2016 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S something new on the way for diners in Tralee this summer, as a restaurant hatches plans to combine culture and cuisine in a new upstairs venue. Il Forno Wood Fired Pizza and Italian Restaurant at Courthouse Lane hosted the first of many planned events with a night of comedy and […]

Read more ›
Boys In Green For The Big Screen In The Square This June

Boys In Green For The Big Screen In The Square This June

May 20, 2016 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

SOCCER fans will congregate in the Square this summer to cheer on the boys in green, as a big screen will be erected for the Republic Of Ireland’s clash with  Belgium in Euro 2016 on Saturday, June 18. It’s all part of the Tralee 800 celebrations in a festival which takes place […]

Read more ›
Creators of the Media Rising Exhibition, Liam McElligott, Jenny Plunkett, Noel Nash and Aine Brennan, in front of a revolving hologram of Padraig Pearse reading the Proclamation, at the opening of the exhibition at Kerry County Museum on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Create Innovative Multimedia Look At 1916 Rising At Museum

May 20, 2016 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR students from the IT Tralee have created a fascinating look at the 1916 Rising, featuring innovative technology and even a hologram of Padraig Pearse reading the Proclamation. Noel Nash, Jenny Plunkett, Liam McElligott and Aine Brennan spent the past working on ‘Media Rising’ as part of their final year […]

Read more ›

image