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Tralee Toastmasters Celebrate 90th Anniversary In Style

Tralee Toastmasters Celebrate 90th Anniversary In Style

April 18, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL group who have proven that they can certainly ‘talk the talk’ have now shown that they have the style to match their verbal skills, as they celebrated an anniversary this week. The ‘Tralee Toastmasters Club’ celebrated the 90th anniversary of the foundation of ‘Toastmasters International’ with a […]

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Diabetes Ireland To Hold Meeting In Tralee Next Week

Diabetes Ireland To Hold Meeting In Tralee Next Week

April 17, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  DIABETES Ireland will hold a meeting in Tralee which will focus on the practice of good management of diabetes in daily life and how it can be harmful when not controlled properly. The meeting which will be called ‘Head to Toe Management’ will be held in the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday, […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Woman Named Miss Bikini For South America/New Zealand

VIDEO: Tralee Woman Named Miss Bikini For South America/New Zealand

April 16, 2015 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL woman was recently named as the winner of a modelling competition that was held in Auckland, New Zealand last month. Debbie Sugrue who is originally from Fountain Court was named as the winner of the ‘Miss Bikini South America/New Zealand’ competition and will now go on to complete the […]

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Ballyseede Castle Used As Location For Hit US TV Show

Ballyseede Castle Used As Location For Hit US TV Show

April 16, 2015 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

TELEVISION cameras returned to Ballyseede Castle last week but it definitely wasn’t ghouls they were filming this time. The hotel was one of the locations for filming a hit US reality TV show  set to air on ABC Television in June of this year. ‘The Bachelorette’ which is regularly watched  by up […]

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CBS The Green Set To Host Concert For Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation

CBS The Green Set To Host Concert For Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation

April 15, 2015 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL school is getting ready to host a fundraising concert in memory of one of their former pupils on this Saturday. CBS The Green will hold the ‘In Tune For Life’ event in their school hall at 4pm with all proceeds going towards the Donal Walsh ‘LiveLife Foundation’. A […]

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Music Festival To Honour Tony Fenton By Naming Stage In His Memory

Music Festival To Honour Tony Fenton By Naming Stage In His Memory

April 14, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

KILLARNEY Festival of Music and Food have announced they will honour the late Tony Fenton by naming a stage in memory of the late broadcaster who passed away last month. The Tony Fenton Stage, which will be hosted in a big top marquee, will feature acts and music that Tony loved including The […]

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Kerry Singer/Songwriter Amano Reaches For The ‘Skies’

Kerry Singer/Songwriter Amano Reaches For The ‘Skies’

April 13, 2015 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY singer-songwriter Amano is to release her debut single “Skies” on April 24. The Killarney resident, was recently named as one of Hot Press Magazine’s “Ones to Watch” for 2015. The 19 year old  had recently also been selected by Guinness Amplify’s expert panel as one of 22 out of […]

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At The Omniplex: One Of The Best Hollywood Action Movies In Years

At The Omniplex: One Of The Best Hollywood Action Movies In Years

April 12, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘John Wick’ By John Lyons ‘JOHN Wick’ is a sequel to an action film that never existed, and that’s what makes it interesting. While most action franchises would characteristically start with an origin story, ‘John Wick’ instead opts for the opposite – a straight-out retirement story. Keanu Reeves stars […]

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Kerry Director Reveals He Is To Work On Project With Leonardo Di Caprio

Kerry Director Reveals He Is To Work On Project With Leonardo Di Caprio

April 10, 2015 at 11:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  A KNOCKANURE man who is setting the film world alight and will work Leonardo Di Caprio on a future project, paid tribute to his Kerry mentors on ‘The Late Late Show’ tonight. Gerard Barrett, writer and director of Glassland’ was interviewed by Ryan Tubridy alongside star of the movie Jack Reynor on Friday […]

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A Weekend For Lovers Of Seafood And Seaweed

A Weekend For Lovers Of Seafood And Seaweed

April 10, 2015 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

SEAFOOD lovers in Tralee may be interested in a new mini-festival over the road in Ballybunion in June with an appearance by celebrity chef Clodagh McKenna. The Ballybunion Community Forum-Tourism and Marketing Team is planning the Wild Atlantic Seaweed Weekend June 5-7. The weekend will celebrate everything good about seaweed…from […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Photographer’s New Book Of Images Shows Kerry’s Beauty

PHOTOS: Tralee Photographer’s New Book Of Images Shows Kerry’s Beauty

April 8, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE photographer  has a new book that will show the beauty of our county in a whole new light. Michael Diggin, who has his gallery/shop in 5 Lower Castle Street, has a new book out called ‘This Is Kerry’ which features a whole host of images capturing the beauty of the county. “This […]

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15 Million ITV Viewers To See Wild Atlantic Way TV Show

15 Million ITV Viewers To See Wild Atlantic Way TV Show

April 6, 2015 at 11:01 am 1 comment

  IT’S hoped the beauty of our fair county is set to be seen by up to 15 million people on a new television show. ‘Wild Ireland’ is a six-part television series about the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ that will be broadcast on ITV starting with the first of six 30-minute episode on […]

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At The Movies: Crowe’s Convoluted Vanity Project

At The Movies: Crowe’s Convoluted Vanity Project

April 5, 2015 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘The Water Diviner’ by John Lyons  ‘THE Water Diviner’ marks the directorial debut of Russell Crowe, an actor who, similar to the likes of Clint Eastwood, fancies himself working both in front of the camera and behind it at the same time. Crowe stars as Joshua Connor, an Australian […]

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Amy O'Connor (right) with Sharon O'Connor, John O'Connell and little Adam O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Rallies To Help Amy In The Face Of Upcoming Operation

April 4, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A COMMUNITY will get together next Thursday to help a young Tralee girl who is undergoing an operation on her brain next month. Twelve year old, Amy O’Connor from Cois Coille, will have an operation in the Beaumont Hospital, Dublin on May 7 to remove a cyst that has developed on […]

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Adam Hennessy and Maryanne Brassil in a scene from 'Antichrist' performed in Siamsa Tíre on Good Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Theatregoers Enter The World Of ‘Antichrist’ In Siamsa

April 4, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

A PLAY with dark themes attracted theatre-goers to Siamsa Tíre on Good Friday night for the premiere of ‘Antichrist’. The play was performed by the  Tralee-based ‘Free Radical Youth Theatre’ and didn’t disappoint those present for the premiere. With a story full of darkness, tension, black magic and strong language, ‘Antichrist’ […]

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New ‘Walk 4 Life’ Details Promise A Great Night Out For All

New ‘Walk 4 Life’ Details Promise A Great Night Out For All

April 3, 2015 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

  APRIL 25 is a date that should be firmly marked on your calendars for the ‘Walk 4 Life’ event that will be taking place at 8pm leaving from Tralee Bay Wetlands. The 5km walk is being held to raise awareness about mental health and suicide awareness/prevention (click here to read […]

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Launching the Kerins O'Rahilly's Ladies 5K Easter Fun Run were, from left: Frank O'Connor, Christina Curtin, Bernice Hoffman, James Hayes, David Collins, Frank Mcloughlin and Yvonne Quill. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Four Things To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend

April 3, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

The Bank Holiday weekend is almost upon us and we have the few things for you to do (that is, if you want to do anything!) with those precious few days off. FRIDAY 1. With the bars closed for ‘Good Friday’ and a temporary ban on the sale of alcohol for the day, […]

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Puppet Shows, Fun Run And Much More At Tír Na nÓg Festival

Puppet Shows, Fun Run And Much More At Tír Na nÓg Festival

April 2, 2015 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a great weekend of entertainment for the little ones as the ‘Tír na nÓg Children’s Festival’ kicks off off here in town. A whole host of events running throughout the weekend to keep the children engaged. ‘Arts & Crafts’ days will be held in the Kerry County Museum from now […]

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‘Antichrist’ Is Coming To Siamsa Tíre On Good Friday

‘Antichrist’ Is Coming To Siamsa Tíre On Good Friday

April 2, 2015 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW play which, judging by the themes explored, would appear be more suited to a Halloween release, will have its world premiere in town this Good Friday. The Tralee-based ‘Free Radical Youth Theatre’ will host the ‘Antichrist’ play at 8pm in Siamsa Tire. The group is Siamsa Tire’s official youth theatre and is […]

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‘Team Bramble’ Look For Help To Spring Clean The Town

‘Team Bramble’ Look For Help To Spring Clean The Town

April 2, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL group is gathering up as many volunteers as possible as they look to get behind a national campaign to clean up areas all around the country. ‘Team Bramble’  is working in co-operation with Tralee Chamber Alliance as they get behind ‘An Taisce’s National Spring Clean’ (NSC) that is […]

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PHOTOS: Drama Group Prepares For Good Friday Pageant

PHOTOS: Drama Group Prepares For Good Friday Pageant

March 31, 2015 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE based drama group is putting the final touches to an Easter pageant which will take place on Good Friday. The ‘Tralee Parish Liturgy Drama Group’ has been preparing for several weeks now for their ‘Good Friday Pageant’ which will be taking place at St John’s  the Baptist Church, in Castle Street at […]

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PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

March 30, 2015 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY photographer has sent us some absolutely stunning photographs of Kerry that show ‘The Kingdom’ in all its glory. Peter Cox, who is responsible for the amazing drone footage we showed you recently (click here for previous story), is looking for help to fundraise the cost of his new book which […]

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VIDEO: Up To 90 People A Week Using Tralee Soup Kitchen

VIDEO: Up To 90 People A Week Using Tralee Soup Kitchen

March 30, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE girls over at ‘Social Box TV’ have uploaded another great interview to their YouTube channel. This time they interviewed one of the co-founders of the Tralee Soup Kitchen, Collette Price, who along with her friend Dawn Roberts have been running the establishment with the help of volunteers since October 2012. In the video, […]

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Churchill GAA Prepares For Fundraising Fashion Evening

Churchill GAA Prepares For Fundraising Fashion Evening

March 29, 2015 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

  CHURCHILL GAA are all set to host a fundraising evening on Thursday, April 2, for the development of a new pitch for the club. As it this is the centenary of the Churchill club, there has been a concerted effort  to try and raise as much funds as possible. The […]

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Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

Kerry Runners Required For All Ireland SPAR Great Run Challenge

March 29, 2015 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘The SPAR Great Ireland Run 2015’ which will be taking place on Saturday April 11 in Phoenix Park, Dublin is looking for runners from here in Kerry to sign up to take part in the ‘All-Ireland County Challenge’. Local runners are being asked to represent their county in the […]

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At The Movies: They’ve Made A Balls Of ‘Cinderella’

At The Movies: They’ve Made A Balls Of ‘Cinderella’

March 28, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

‘Cinderella’ by John Lyons ‘HAVE courage and be kind’ is the moral of the ‘Cinderella’ story. In fact, that’s probably rather obvious. But Disney seem to be convinced that the only possible way to sink this lesson into children’s skulls is to simply have the characters say it over and […]

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Lixnaw Drama Group To Put On John B. Keane Play

Lixnaw Drama Group To Put On John B. Keane Play

March 28, 2015 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

  A DRAMA group from Lixnaw will be presenting the John B. Keane play ‘Moll’ from Sunday March 29 to Wednesday April 1. St. Michael’s Drama Group Lixnaw will host the play in An Ceolann, Lixnaw on these nights at 8pm with tickets €10 at the door. The group, which […]

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Four Things To Do In Town This Weekend

Four Things To Do In Town This Weekend

March 27, 2015 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend so here are four events to check out in town… FRIDAY 1. This Friday at 7pm, CH Tralee in association with Lancôme will be hosting elite make-up artist, Fortunato Benavoli who will  host a master class He’ll also do one-to-one exclusive appointments at CH Tralee, on both Friday and Saturday. […]

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PHOTOS: Free Breakfasts Cause Queues And Heavy Traffic At McDonald’s

PHOTOS: Free Breakfasts Cause Queues And Heavy Traffic At McDonald’s

March 27, 2015 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

McDONALD’S in Tralee had a busy morning. They were just one of the branches handing out out 40,000 free ‘Egg McMuffins’ all around the country as part of ‘Free Breakfast Friday’. We can see from from the reaction on social media in tweets (below) posted by Spin South West, who were broadcasting […]

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Hardy Bucks Boys Are Set For Ballyroe Gig

Hardy Bucks Boys Are Set For Ballyroe Gig

March 25, 2015 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  BUZZ, Salmon and The Viper of ‘Hardy Bucks’ fame will be appearing in The Ballyroe Hotel on Tuesday, March 31 for a night of laughs. Hardy Bucks Live, by AKE Promotions, promises to leave the crowd skitting. There’ll even be a chance to meet and greet the trio after. Hardy […]

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