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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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Five Things To Do This Halloween Weekend

Five Things To Do This Halloween Weekend

October 30, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

Well lo and behold, it’s the weekend again. It’s set to be a great one too with Halloween upon us, so there’s bound to be loads to get up to. Here’s a few suggestions… Friday 1. Watch some great live music The annual Celebration of Christie Hennessy takes place this […]

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Ardfert Camera Club To Hold Exhibition In Tralee Library

Ardfert Camera Club To Hold Exhibition In Tralee Library

October 28, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT Camera Club are holding their 5th Annual Photographic Exhibition at Kerry County Library, Moyderwell, Tralee on Tuesday evening November 3 at 7pm sharp which will be opened by Mayor of Tralee Thomas McEllistrim. The camera club has around 30 members of varying standard and has been in existence for nearly […]

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Tralee Town Park Getting Set To Host Scary Halloween Fancy Dress 5km Run

Tralee Town Park Getting Set To Host Scary Halloween Fancy Dress 5km Run

October 17, 2015 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

  IT’S almost time to grab the make up kits, dust off your capes and rustle up something delightfully ghoulish to wear this Halloween with the ‘Tralee Fancy Dress Park Run’ edging ever closer on our calendars. With the infamous night of October 31 happening to fall on a Saturday this […]

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Camp’s Mike O’Neill To Host Annual Volkswagen Outing At His Pub

Camp’s Mike O’Neill To Host Annual Volkswagen Outing At His Pub

October 16, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL known publican is this weekend getting ready to share his passion with the rest of the county when he plays host to a spectacular Volkswagen vehicle event. Camp’s Mike O’Neill will see over sixty vehicles, made up of VW camper vans and beetles, set up a base at his […]

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Tralee Library To Host Lecture On Ardfert Witnesses At Roger Casement’s Trial

Tralee Library To Host Lecture On Ardfert Witnesses At Roger Casement’s Trial

October 15, 2015 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Library is getting set to host a lecture next week based on the stories of the five civilians that witnessed the arrival of Roger Casement to Kerry in 1916 and the subsequent story of their evidence at his trial. The story of Casement’s arrival in Kerry is well known […]

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Repro Free: 30/09/2015 RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan and TV3’s Triona McCarthy, who have each lost a sister to cancer, join together to Paint it Pink for the Irish Cancer Society to fight breast cancer this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To join the fight against breast cancer this October visit www.paintitpink.ie for information on how to get involved. Picture Andres Poveda

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For further info contact:
Donna Parsons Communications Officer 
Irish Cancer Society
T: +353 1 2310 573
E: dparsons@irishcancer.ie

5km Walk To Take Place In Town As Part Of ‘Paint It Pink’ Campaign

October 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is getting ready to host a very special fundraising event later this month when the ‘Paint it Pink 5k Walk’ takes place from outside Greyhound Bar on Sunday, October 25 at 5pm. The event is being organised as part of the ‘Paint it Pink’ campaign that is being run […]

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Ballyheigue Drama Group Set To Bring John B. Keane Play To Life This Weekend

Ballyheigue Drama Group Set To Bring John B. Keane Play To Life This Weekend

October 14, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyheigue Drama group is getting set to bring one of John B. Keane’s most beloved plays to life this weekend when they stage the great man’s play ‘Sive’. The group will be staging the play on October 16, 17 and 24 in the Ballyheigue Community Centre with doors set to open on the night […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

Omniplex To Stream Live Broadcast Of ‘Otello’ From New York

October 12, 2015 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL fans of the opera will soon be getting their chance to see an adaptation of one of the world’s best known plays when the Metropolitan Opera streams the latest production of  ‘Otello’ straight into the Tralee Omniplex Cinema. On Saturday October 17 at 6pm, Verdi’s ‘Otello’ will be broadcast by […]

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Call Goes Out For Castleisland Presentation Class Of ’95 To Attend Reunion

Call Goes Out For Castleisland Presentation Class Of ’95 To Attend Reunion

October 11, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE girls from the Castleisland Presentation Secondary school  Class of  95 are preparing to hold its reunion and the call has gone out to former classmates who might want to attend. Continued below… As it will the 20th anniversary of the girls’ graduation this year, the reunion is set to be a […]

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Mounthawk School To Host Monster Bingo Fundraiser This Sunday

Mounthawk School To Host Monster Bingo Fundraiser This Sunday

October 10, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY MOUNTHAWK are getting set to host their huge fundraising activity this coming Sunday as they look to raise money for a state of the art extension to the school. The ‘Monster Bingo’ fundraiser will take place in the school’s gym at 3pm where it is expected that there will be […]

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Inch Beach Set To Host Toddleathon Fundraiser For UNICEF

Inch Beach Set To Host Toddleathon Fundraiser For UNICEF

October 10, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

  INCH BEACH is getting set to host a a very different type of activity later this month when the ‘Inch by Inch Toddleathon’ takes place to help raise funds for UNICEF Ireland. It will be taking place at 1pm sharp at Inch Beach on October 18 and will cost €10 […]

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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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