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Foodies To Flock To Frank’s ‘Taste For Africa’ Charity Night At The Tankard

Foodies To Flock To Frank’s ‘Taste For Africa’ Charity Night At The Tankard

March 29, 2016 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A FOODIE’S paradise awaits in The Tankard next week at special fundraiser for three charities. ‘Taste For Africa’ will feature cookery demonstration chef, Frank Moynihan, who has invited 10 local producers, largely from Fenit and surrounding area, to present a dish of their choice on the night. It’s not a sit […]

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Breda Murphy with Aoife Martin and Gillian Martin holding Kate Martin and Maeve Murphy at the 'Fun At The Playdium' event as part of the Tír na nÓg Children's Festival on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Fun At The Playdium’ For Children’s Festival

March 26, 2016 at 10:34 am 1 comment

THE Tir na nOg Children’s Festival is proving a hit year after year and one event was a sellout success on Good Friday. The ‘Fun At The Playdium’ morning saw 90 children converge on the Manor East facility for face painting, a mini easter hunt and a raffle for the parents. The […]

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And they're off at the Meadowlands Hotel Kids Fun Run at the Town Park on Saturday afternoon as part of the Tír Na nÓg Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Great Things To Do With The Kids During The Tír Na nÓg Festival

March 25, 2016 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

The weekend is upon us once again and it’s a special one if you’re a little person. Besides the prospect of Easter eggs, the Tír na nÓg family festival is in full swing and there’s plenty to do over the next few days… EASTER SATURAY 1. Caball Toymaster on Bridge […]

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Launching the Na Gaeil Bingo for Seachtain na Gaeilge were, from left: Niamh Burke, Helen O'Brien, Mary Ellen O'Connor, Linda O'Brien, Sorcha Ui Shuilleabhain, Maeve Moran, Jossie Dalton and Cait Ui Luannaigh. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Na Gaeil To Host Bilingual Bingo For Seachtain na Gaeilge

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

NA GAEIL Bingo and Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí will join forces for a bilingual night of bingo during Seachtain Na Gaeilge as a fundraiser for the school. On Friday, March 4 beginning at 7:30pm at the clubhouse in Killeen, Na Gaeil Bingo will break from the norm for Seachtain Na Gaeilge, by calling out […]

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At the launch of 'Faces of Fenit' launch in the Kerry County Library were, from left: Liam, Billy and Jane Doyle. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: ‘Faces Of Fenit’ Officially Opened At Tralee Library

February 24, 2016 at 12:54 pm 1 comment

THE ‘The Faces of Fenit’ exhibition was officially opened by County Librarian, Tommy O’Connor at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening and is a must for anyone with an interest in the locality. This is the second opportunity to catch the photographs on display, after Fenit Hall recently held a display of […]

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Seven Ladies Up For Kerry Fashion Designer Of The Year Award

Seven Ladies Up For Kerry Fashion Designer Of The Year Award

February 20, 2016 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE cream of Kerry’s fashion talent will vie for awards during Kerry Fashion Week as the awards finalists have just been announced. Also, in an exclusive for the event, Paul Galvin will be launching his new SS16 Collection at the KFW Fashion Industry Awards Show in the Europe Hotel & Resort […]

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Five Things To Do This Weekend

February 19, 2016 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend again and if you’d like to get out and about there’s a lot to get up to in town and beyond over the next couple of days… FRIDAY 1. If fashion is your thing, then this might be of an interest to you. Killahan NS will host a fundraising […]

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Preperations are well under way in the Brandon ahead of the Katie Taylor and Queen Underwood fight this Saturday. Photo from Tralee Boxing Club Facebook Page.

Forgot To Get Those Tickets For The Katie Taylor Fight? Well You’re Out Of Luck Now

February 16, 2016 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Boxing Club has announced that all tickets for the Katie Taylor fight on in the Brandon Hotel this Saturday are now sold out. All 800 seats for the bout against American fighter Queen Underwood have been sold days in advance of one of the most hotly anticipated sporting events to arrive […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Candidates Form Coalition To Defeat Elysha And Friends At Musical Launch

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Candidates Form Coalition To Defeat Elysha And Friends At Musical Launch

February 16, 2016 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

LOCAL politicians showed showed some pretty good skills at a special 5-a-side soccer match on stage at Siamsa Tíre on Sunday morning. The unusual location was apt, as the event was held to launch Tralee Musical Society’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Beautiful Game’, which will be performed at the venue […]

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‘Frozen Fest’ Party To Attracts Hundreds To North Kerry Venue

‘Frozen Fest’ Party To Attracts Hundreds To North Kerry Venue

February 10, 2016 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER a fantastic event last year, a north Kerry nightclub is again to welcome a very different clientele than usual for the ‘FrozenFest’ party next month. Around 500 people from north Kerry, many from Tralee, went to JD’s Nightclub in Ballybunion last March, where the venue was transformed into Arendelle for the event. Children […]

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Break Out The Legwarmers For Fundraising 80s Disco For Spa Ns

Break Out The Legwarmers For Fundraising 80s Disco For Spa Ns

January 25, 2016 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AH, the 1980s! Perms, stonewashed denim jackets and leg warmers were the height of fashion, Stock, Aiken and Waterman soundtracked our lives, teenage girls swooned over Tom Cruise in Top Gun and boys dreamt of Kim Basinger. May God have mercy on our souls. Anyway, you can relive the retina-scorching fashions and synth-heavy pop ‘choons’ at […]

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ONE Christmas event in Tralee guaranteed to keep bums on seats will be the charity Office Chair racing in aid of St Vincent de Paul next Sat 19th Dec in The Mall Tralee. Last year's race won by Cllrs Terry O'Brien and Toireasa Ferris in a dead heat raised €700. Launching this year's races were seated: Junior Locke & Christy Lynch (St VdeP) and John Drummey (Tralee Chamber Alliance)
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VIDEO: Revving Up For Office Chair Racing In The Mall This Saturday

December 16, 2015 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a great afternoon of fun in The Mall on Saturday at the second Annual Christmas Office Chair Racing Competition in aid of St Vincent de Paul. Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event, the event gets underway from 3pm and you can expect the action to be fierce […]

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Bingo Afternoon To Raise Vital Funds For Ardfert And District First Responders

Bingo Afternoon To Raise Vital Funds For Ardfert And District First Responders

December 12, 2015 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER in aid of a vital service will be held in Ardfert next weekend. A Bingo with a guaranteed jackpot of €350 will be held in the Community Centre in aid of the Ardfert and District Community First responders on Sunday, December 20. Beginning with a mulled wine reception at […]

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Opening Of Tralee Art Group Exhibition In Siamsa Tíre This Weekend

Opening Of Tralee Art Group Exhibition In Siamsa Tíre This Weekend

December 9, 2015 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  THIS Saturday evening sees the opening of a Tralee Art Group exhibition in Siamsa Tíre. Under the tutelage of Rebekah Wall, the art group will present “Sati or Tempra” meaning “being in the moment” in Sanskrit. Inspiration for individuals has come from a variety of sources – woods, sea, water and […]

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Santa Launches Annual Christmas Swim In Fenit

Santa Launches Annual Christmas Swim In Fenit

December 7, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

SANTA and Mrs Claus showed up in Fenit on Sunday to launch the 64th Annual Christmas Day Swim. He was joined by members of  Tralee Bay Swimming Club who will once again help raise funds the RNLI Fenit Lifeboats. The swim will take place at 12 noon and will begin with the traditional singing of […]

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Famed DJ To Play Quarters This Christmas

Famed DJ To Play Quarters This Christmas

December 6, 2015 at 9:20 pm 1 comment

QUARTERS is planning something special this Christmas as famed international DJ, Basshunter, will perform at the venue on Sunday, December 27. The Swedish star, whose real name is Jonas Erik Altberg, shot to fame in the late noughties with top ten hits such as  “Now You’re Gone” and “All I […]

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The auction in full swing at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Christmas Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Raffles, Hampers and A Chance To Win An iPhone 6 At Gaelscoil’s Christmas Fair

December 4, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS, parents and staff at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn are looking forward to a great afternoon’s entertainment this Sunday for their annual Christmas Fair. The fair gets under way at 2pm and visitors can enjoy a special appearance from the Tommy Markham Cup won by Kerry minors in September – with past […]

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ITT Students To Put On Fashion Show In Aid Of St Vincent De Paul

ITT Students To Put On Fashion Show In Aid Of St Vincent De Paul

December 2, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee’s St. Vincent de Paul Society is holding their annual Fashion Show this Thursday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. All the clothes modelled on the night by students are from St. Vincent de Paul shops nationwide and they aim to prove that you can be on trend with clothes that are reasonably priced. […]

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Christmas Cooking Demo At Kerry College Of Further Education

Christmas Cooking Demo At Kerry College Of Further Education

December 1, 2015 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE public are invited to what promises to be a very enjoyable evening of Christmas Cookery Demonstrations at Kerry College of Further Education this Thursday evening at 7pm. Chef on the night is the well-known Kay Lanigan Ryan who runs the Professional Cookery and the Hotel and Catering courses at […]

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Santa Claus and friends joined by Rose of Tralee, Elysha Brennan at the launch of Santaland at CH Chemists on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 27, 2015 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

‘Black Friday’ signalled the real start of the Christmas shopping madness, but things are officially kicking off in Tralee this weekend and there’s a lot to get up to. Here’s a few suggestions… Saturday 1. Meet Santa and friends… CH Chemists are turning The Mall into a Christmas wonderland when Santa […]

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Lauching the 'Christmas Spraoi in Tralee' were, from left: Santa, Mayor of Tralee, Tom McEllistrim and John Drummy. Front: Ciara Drummy, Amy Scanlon and Ashling O'Connell. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

‘Star’ To Light Up Tralee As Christmas Spraoí Is Launched

November 17, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Star’, Kieran Donaghy, will switch on the Christmas Lights in The Square at 5pm on Saturday, November 28 to herald the start of the 2015 Christmas Spraoí Tralee. The Kerry Captain will join the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Thomas McEllistrim and one pupil from a Tralee primary school (chosen from a […]

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The Ballyheigue Beardfest Is Getting Closer

The Ballyheigue Beardfest Is Getting Closer

November 16, 2015 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Ballyheigue Beardfest is getting closer and around 30 lads are preparing to face the razor on Saturday, November 28 in Kirby’s Bar. Local hairdressers are on call for the big shave off and on the night there will be a monster raffle and and an auction of signed sports goods including a […]

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Launching the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation Film Competition at the Fels Point Hotel were from left; Barry John Keane, Elma Walsh of the LiveLife Foundation, Ciaran O’Regan, Radio Kerry, Luke Boyle, Matthew Boyle, Mary Lucey of the LiveLife Foundation, Jennifer Boyle and Martin Houlihan of Digital Buzz (sponsor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Star Helps Launch Donal Walsh Livelife Film Competition

November 15, 2015 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

ARE you interested in making movies? Well the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation’s Livelife Film Competition is back and was launched on Saturday with the help of Kerry star Barry John Keane at the Fels Point Hotel. The third “Live Life Love” Day will take place at the Brandon Conference Centre in Tralee […]

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Night Of Fantastic Festive Cooking To Raise Funds For Gaelcholáiste

Night Of Fantastic Festive Cooking To Raise Funds For Gaelcholáiste

November 14, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

A VERY special night is planned for next Wednesday as renowned chef Frank Moynihan brings ‘Tastes Of Christmas’ to the Meadowlands Hotel. The fundraiser, organised by the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Parents Council, is sure to tantalise the taste buds, coming as it does from the former resident chef on the Gay […]

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Well known face on the box, Francis Brennan, will be signing copies of his new book in O'Mahonys on Saturday.

Francis Brennan To Visit Tralee Again For Book Signing

November 13, 2015 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL-KNOWN hotelier and TV presenter, Francis Brennan will be signing copies of his book at O’Mahony’s Bookshop on Saturday, November 21 at 3pm. The co-owner of the five-star Park Hotel in Kenmare,  has written his second book ‘Counting My Blessings: Francis Brennan’s Guide To Happiness’ after the huge success of ‘It’s The […]

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Circus Festival Perfomers Are A Load Of Balls In The Square

Circus Festival Perfomers Are A Load Of Balls In The Square

November 13, 2015 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you were down in the Square yesterday, or earlier today, you may have noticed some strange goings on. It’s all part of the National Circus of Ireland Festival which is taking place in the town this weekend. The performers are going on daily lunchtime walkabouts in-between all the workshops […]

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Early Christmas Present For Hozier Fans At The INEC

Early Christmas Present For Hozier Fans At The INEC

November 13, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH rock sensation Hozier is set to return to the INEC this December, it was announced yesterday evening. The Wicklow born singer-songwriter is set to play on Monday, December 21, at the Killarney venue which will no doubt please his legions of Kerry fans. Continued below… The multi-platinum selling artist […]

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Launching the St Josephs St Ita's Dog Night were, from left: Lindsey Dowling, Donal Lynch, Danny Tobin, Josh Delaney, Katie O'Mahony and Eileen Corrodan: Back, Ruah Broadberry. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

School Hopes Night At The Dogs Will Raise Funds To Equip Extension

November 12, 2015 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT at the dog track will be held on Friday, November 20, to help raise funds for equipment in the new extension to St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School. At Kingdom Grehound Stadium there will be free face painting, kids disco, a raffle with prizes including a car service from Advance Tyres […]

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Some Of The ‘Other Voices’ Line-Up Has Been Announced…

Some Of The ‘Other Voices’ Line-Up Has Been Announced…

November 11, 2015 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Other Voices line-up for next month and sees former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes and rising star Gavin James among those performing. The annual event, beloved of music fans, is to take place from Friday, December 4 to Sunday, December 6 in the intimate surroundings of St James’s Church in Dingle. […]

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Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

November 9, 2015 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY night in memory of a Lyreacrompane man who died 10 years ago will be held next month in aid of the Kerry Hospice. The family of Mike Dillon – who died in 2005 at the age of 44 – are hoping people will come to O’Riada’s Bar on the […]

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