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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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Institute of Technology, Tralee is all set for a Fitness Face Off ---  students Robert Powell , Darina Keane , Nancy O'Neill and David Doyle . Are you ready for a Fitness Face Off?
 IT Tralee Fourth year BSc in Health and Leisure Studies students are busy preparing for their upcoming charity event, ’The Fitness Face Off’, taking place at John Mitchel's Sport Complex on Sunday 4th December are looking for 16 teams of 4 (2 males, 2 females) from local gyms and sports clubs in the Tralee area to compete against each other in a series of fun events, that will challenge their physical and psychological skills”, says David Doyle one of the organisers from the BSc in Health and Leisure Studies (Wellness) originally from Wicklow. The cost of entry is €100 per team and all proceeds go to Special Olympics Ireland towards the World Games taking place in Austria from the 14th-25th March 2017. 
 
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PRESS INFO -- NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 15th November 2016Are you ready for a Fitness Face Off?Fourth year BSc in Health and Leisure Studies students are busy preparing for their upcoming charity event, ’The Fitness Face Off’, taking place at John Mitchel's Sport Complex on Sunday 4th December. “We are looking for 16 teams of 4 (2 males, 2 females) from local gyms and sports clubs in the Tralee area to compete against each other in a series of fun events, that will challenge their physical and psychological skills”, says David Doyle one of the organisers from the BSc in Health and Leisure Studies (Wellness) originally from Wicklow. The cost of entry is €100 per team and all proceeds go to Special Olympics Ireland towards the World Games taking place in Austria from the 14th-25th March 2017. According to Alan Duggan, BSc in Health and Leisure Studies (Fitness Professional) from Tralee you don't have to be super fit to take part, it's all just a bit of fun! “Plus qualified massage therapists will be on hand to provide free post event massages and participants will receive advice on their personal health goals from 26 qualified exercise professionals”. “This event is part of the students’ 'Special Event Management' module and has really given students wonderful experience and insights as to the organisational skills needed to run such an event. The Health and Leisure Department is very impressed by the students work to date and the event promises to be a fun day for all while promoting the positive benefits of fitness”, says Health & Leisure Lecturer Trevor Dunne. Places are extremely limited so teams are advised to get registered as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. To register a team please email team details to fitnessfaceoff@hotmail.com.ENDS

IT Tralee Students Get Ready For Fitness Face-Off

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

FOURTH year BSc in Health and Leisure Studies students are busy preparing for their upcoming event, ’The Fitness Face Off’, taking place at John Mitchel’s Sport Complex on Sunday, December 4. “We are looking for 16 teams of 4 (2 males, 2 females) from local gyms and sports clubs in the Tralee […]

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Carlos Luque of Food Fiesta , John Paul and Kathleen O'Connor and Derck Rusk Manager Manor Shopping Cnt Pictured at the Manor West Retail Park, Christmas food fair which took place in Manor Shopping Cnt over the weekend . 
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Taste Of Tralee Food Fair Returns To Manor West

November 16, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West is getting ready to welcome the ‘Taste of Tralee Food Fair’ to the shopping centre on Saturday and Sunday, November 26-27 from 12-6pm. The food fair will host numerous local artisan food producers offering fantastic handmade products from the heart of Kerry. As well as Santa and his friends, Kingdom […]

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Pieta House Organises ‘Misneach’ Event In Tralee To Nourish Hope

Pieta House Organises ‘Misneach’ Event In Tralee To Nourish Hope

November 16, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

PIETA House will host a “Misneach – Nourishing Hope” in Tralee towards the end of the month. Coinciding with four similar events in Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork, this reflective event will take place on Sunday, November 27, on the cusp between the months of November (traditionally a month of remembrance, honour […]

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Top Comedy And Music Acts Coming To INEC This December

Top Comedy And Music Acts Coming To INEC This December

November 13, 2016 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the biggest names in music and comedy will appear at the INEC Killarney this December as part of their Christmas schedule and the gigs are selling out fast. Nathan Carter, The Coronas, The Saw Doctors, Mario Rosenstock, Tommy Tiernan and many more are set to arrive for their Christmas Carnival. Continued […]

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Spailpin CD Launch To Raise Funds For Great Cause

Spailpin CD Launch To Raise Funds For Great Cause

November 12, 2016 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

POPULAR trad band Spailpin are set to launch a retrospective of their work at the start of next month and they’re helping out a great cause in the process. Mary Lynch is trying to raise €20,000 for 10 new chemotherapy chairs for the unit at University Hospital Kerry and the band […]

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Performers at the circus workshops at KDYS Denny Street on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Circus Festival In Full Swing Around Town

November 12, 2016 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’ve been around town for the past couple of days you may have noticed there’s a circus festival going on. Well it’s in full swing at the moment and there’s loads to see and do between Saturday and Sunday. Today sees numerous events in town with children’s workshops at […]

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Jennifer’s Coffee Morning To Help Irish Premature Babies Charity

Jennifer’s Coffee Morning To Help Irish Premature Babies Charity

November 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman is organising a coffee morning next Thursday to mark World Prematurity Day. The event, on November 17, is being organised by Jennifer Kissane, following the birth of her and husband Greg’s premature baby boy Fionn in June, arriving six weeks early at 5lb 2. Jennifer herself was born 12 […]

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Baby Market To Facilitate Donations For Kerry Women’s Refuge

Baby Market To Facilitate Donations For Kerry Women’s Refuge

November 11, 2016 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Baby Market is back in The Rose Hotel Tralee later this month and they are helping a local organisation in the process. They are running a Christmas Appeal in conjunction with Kerry Women’s Refuge on Sunday, November 20th from 12 noon to 2pm, where they are seeking donations of for women’s, children’s and […]

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Students To Step Out At ‘Strictly’ Event For Pieta House

Students To Step Out At ‘Strictly’ Event For Pieta House

November 10, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a great night planned for the Ashe Hotel in a couple of weeks time as nine couples take to the dance floor for a charity event. Students Katie O’Donoghue and Akeem Mollow have organised a ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in aid of Pieta House and tickets are going fast for […]

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Fundraising Co-ordinator with ADAPT, Helena Slattery (left) and Louise Herbert from the shop (right) with models Brenda Litchfield, Kathy Hughes and Aine Wall looking forward to the Fashion Show. Photo by Dermot Crean

Super Fashion Event For A Great Cause At ADAPT

November 9, 2016 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ADAPT shop on Matt Talbot Road will be the venue for a special fundraising fashion show later this month. Helena Slattery – manager of the shop which raises funds for the ADAPT Kerry Women’s Refuge Centre on the Killeen Road – said she is really looking forward to the event on Friday, […]

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Boxing Club To Play A Blinder With Charity ‘Fight Night’

Boxing Club To Play A Blinder With Charity ‘Fight Night’

November 9, 2016 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE gloves and blindfolds will be on in The Ashe Hotel on Saturday week when a ‘White Collar’ boxing night will take place in aid of Recovery Haven. Organised by St Margaret’s Boxing Club, the event will see members taking to the ring with two of the bouts being contested blindfolded […]

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Looking forward to St Pat's GAA's 'Two For The Show' night at Ballygarry House Hotel on December 2 were club members Tadhg O'Halloran, Conor Culloo, Kathy Hogan, Terry Boyle, Dan O'Sullivan and Johnnie Enright. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville Club Prepares For Major Fundraiser In Ballygarry

November 9, 2016 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE season for club fundraisers is in full swing these days with Lip Sync Battles, ‘Strictly’ nights and Battle Of The Parishes all gracing hotel venues around town in the past month. St Pat’s GAA club in Blennerville has decided to steer away from the ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event they’ve […]

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Meadowlands To Rock This Weekend With Fundraising Music And Motorcycle Festival

Meadowlands To Rock This Weekend With Fundraising Music And Motorcycle Festival

November 9, 2016 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

MEADOWLANDS Hotel is hosting the third Annual Tralee Rock, Blues and Motorcycle Festival on from Friday to Sunday this weekend in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A. The Gin Palace Bar Stewards have organised an exciting line up of entertainment as the Festival kicks off at 7pm Friday evening with a Gin Cocktail sponsored […]

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Eibhlin and Dick Henggeler at the official reopening of The Rose Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Rose Hotel’s Owners Are Preparing A Thanksgiving Feast

November 7, 2016 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE we’re not big on celebrating the US holiday that is Thanksgiving this side of the Atlantic, but we might make an exception for this soirée in a couple of weeks time. Dick and Eileen Henggeler are throwing a party on Thursday, November 24, and it looks like a mouth-watering […]

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