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Bag-Packing Weekend Of Family Fun In Tesco To Help With Chloe’s Journey

November 13, 2019 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

A BAG-PACKING weekend, with family fun, spot prizes and a chance to win a trolley of groceries, will take place at Tesco in Manor West Shopping Centre to help out a little girl diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a very rare and aggressive cancer, earlier this year. Chloe Jenkins from Cork (whose […]

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Christmas Toy Appeal For Children In Need This Saturday

Christmas Toy Appeal For Children In Need This Saturday

November 13, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE are asked to help make a child’s Christmas a little brighter by donating to a Christmas Toy Appeal this Saturday. The ‘Mas On A Mission’ group, numbering almost 100,000 on Facebook are organising this huge nationwide appeal for children in need this Christmas. They aim to help over 100 […]

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Members of the Ballymacelligott Parish Bazaar Committee at a planning meeting the presbytery in Clogher on Monday night. Seated from left: Florence Ahern, Joan Harrington, Lil O'Leary and Mary O'Connell. Back from left: Tony Riordan, Bobby Fitzgerald, Fr. Gearóid Walsh, PP Ballymacelligott and Tadhg Kerins. The committee also includes: Kathleen Griffin, Pat O'Connell, Nell O'Connell, Siobhán O'Connor and Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald. Photograph: John Reidy

Preparations In Place For Ballymac Parish Bazaar And Sale Of Work

November 12, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE final touches are being put to plans for the annual Ballymacelligott Parish Bazaar and Sale of Work which takes place over the coming Sunday and Monday nights. It will be held at St. Brendan’s Hall, Ballydwyer on the coming Sunday, November 18 from 6pm until 10pm and on Monday, […]

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In front, Eamonn Browne with Jack Barry and Donal Lucey launch the Na Gaeil Race Night, joined at the back by club members. Photo: Joe Hanley

Na Gaeil Faithful Look Forward To Race Night

November 12, 2019 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S an exciting month for all involved in Na Gaeil GAA Club with the senior team involved in the Munster Junior Club Championship and a special fundraiser coming up. On Saturday, November 30, Na Gaeil GAA Club are holding an all sponsored Race Night to finance its increasingly expanding club […]

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Launching the Radio Kerry St Vincent de Paul Christmas Jumper Day appeal were, top row: Elaine Kinsella, Andrew Morrissey;  Middle Row:  Brendan Fuller, Deirdre Walsh.  Standing:  Junior Locke, SVdeP, Paddy Kevane SVdeP and Jerry O'Sullivan, Radio Kerry.

Get The Christmas Jumper Ready For Annual Radio Kerry SVP Appeal

November 12, 2019 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry’s annual countywide Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser for St Vincent de Paul, was launched yesterday and will take place on Friday December 6. This will be the sixth year of the fundraising initiative which to date has raised over €80,000. Everyone is invited to take part – private individuals, […]

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Mary Fitzgerald and Mikey Sheehy launch the upcoming information evening on Men's Cancers. Photo by Dermot Crean

Comfort For Chemo Kerry To Host Free Information Evening On Men’s Cancers

November 11, 2019 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

COMFORT for Chemo Kerry will host a free information evening— ‘Maintenance For Men’ — on Men’s Cancers on Tuesday, November 19 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at The Rose Hotel. One in three men get cancer every year . We need to take action and it is predicted that by taking […]

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Bernard Casey

Tickets Still Available For Bernard Casey At The INEC

November 10, 2019 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

BERNARD Casey has become a quite the phenomenon in his home county over the past couple of years. Following the success of two sold out shows in the Acoustic Club, the man from Portage announced a gig earlier this year for the INEC Killarney on November 30th and it sold […]

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Teacher Mary Slattery , Principal Barry O’Leary , Paddy Rusk and Aoife Kelliher Students at O’Brennan national School As part of National Science Week, 
Pictured with Dr Siobhan MacSweeney - Head of Research IT Tralee . 

The Kerry Science Festival, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and led by IT Tralee, will host a programme of free public engagement events, workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks and other science-related events to demonstrate how science can inspire and enable people to act positively to mitigate climate change

The Festival themed “A Prospective on Climate Change” will feature over 40 events developed in collaboration with industry, businesses, public bodies, schools, libraries, teachers, researchers and students throughout Kerry. 
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Connecting Climate Change and STEM at Kerry Science Festival

Co. Kerry, Friday October 25th: As part of National Science Week, The Kerry Science Festival, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and led by IT Tralee, will host a programme of free public engagement events, workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks and other science-related events to demonstrate how science can inspire and enable people to act positively to mitigate climate change

The Festival themed “A Prospective on Climate Change” will feature over 40 events developed in collaboration with industry, businesses, public bodies, schools, libraries, teachers, researchers and students throughout Kerry. 

Highlights at this year’s Kerry Science Festival 2019 include an ‘Effects of Climate Change’ VR experience, a ‘Climate Hack’ for second level students, advanced biotechnology food and cosmetic testing, a climate-themed movie screening, the Eccentric Energy Show, and a range of other events in partnership with Killarney National Park, Tralee Bay Wetlands, Dingle Seaworld, Dairymaster, Enercon, and Tralee Chamber Alliance, among others.

IT Tralee will also host a flagship event as part of the Festival, consisting of a ‘Women in STEM’ Careers event and a Climate Change Family Showcase.

The Women in STEM careers event will take place at IT Tralee’s North Campus on Friday November 15th from 6-9pm and will include a careers discussion for females of all ages to understand how a career in STEM goes beyond numbers, equations and lab coats! Participants will get the opportunity to engage in discussion, learn something new, and meet others females who have made significant leaps in their STEM careers.

The following day, on Saturday November 16th, a family Showcase event will take place at IT Tralee’s North Campus. This daylong event offers a vast array of fun, educational and interactive events for all age’s including VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, weather forecasting, electric vehicle display, sustainable food making, zoology, book reading, children’s sustainable recycling workshop, slime experiments and much more. A full day of family fun is guaranteed!

Details on all of the events as part of Kerry Science Festival can be found at www.kerryscience.com. 

Kerry Science Festival events are free, but many will require registration, as places on interactive workshops are limited. For further information please contact info@creancentre.com   066 7144229.

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*Editor’s Notes:* 

Kerry Science Festival is an Institute of Technology Tralee initiative and is developed by a team representing education and industry across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) from the Kerry region area, funded by Science Foundation Ireland. 
Media contact ben.slimm@staff.ittralee.ie.

Special Family Event At IT Tralee For Science Week

November 8, 2019 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), will host a family showcase event at IT Tralee’s North Campus on Saturday, November 16, as part of National Science Week This daylong event offers a vast array of fun, educational and interactive events for all age’s including VR experiences, scientific testing, robotics, […]

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Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 8, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Who says November is a boring month? Well, ok it is, but try and make the most of the pre-party season by heading out and about to some of these events!… Friday 1. Barbara’s book launch… Local author Barbara Byar will launch her debut short fiction collection – ‘Some Days […]

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Tickets Selling Fast For Sunday’s ‘Ireland AM’ Event At Ballygarry

November 7, 2019 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH just days to go, over 180 people have already bought tickets for a special one-day event at Ballygarry House Hotel where they will welcome the Ireland AM team. Hosted by Anna Daly, Simon Delaney and Deric Ó h’Artagáin from the popular Virgin Media One show, it features your favourite […]

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Sinead O'Shea, Mary O'Connell and Phil Daly at the opening of the 'Esoteric' exhibition from Tralee Art Group members on display at the Library. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: An ‘Esoteric’ Exhibition From Tralee Art Group Opens At The Library

November 7, 2019 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

ALL styles of paintings and other media are on display at the new exhibition from members of Tralee Art Group which opened on Tuesday at Tralee Library. There was a large crowd in attendance for the official opening by Radio Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh and art lovers will have ample opportunity […]

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A Weekend Of Rock, Blues And Motorbikes At The Meadowlands

A Weekend Of Rock, Blues And Motorbikes At The Meadowlands

November 6, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

MEADOWLANDS Hotel is the venue for the 6th annual Tralee Rock, Blues & Motorcycle Festival this weekend from Friday, November 8 to Sunday, November 11. Held in aid of Kerry S.P.C.A. , the event is run by the Gin Palace Bar-Stewards who have organised an exciting line up of entertainment […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands To Host Events During Science Week

Tralee Bay Wetlands To Host Events During Science Week

November 5, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park is preparing for a very busy Science Week which takes place from November 10-17. Science Week 2019 will focus on climate action, seeking to help people understand climate change, how science and technology can help us create a positive climate future and the […]

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Tralee Rowing Club To Hold Table Quiz

Tralee Rowing Club To Hold Table Quiz

November 4, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rowing Club will be having its annual Table Quiz Night on Friday 15th of November, at The Ashe Hotel in Tralee, from 7:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to test your general knowledge about pretty much everything and try to win one of the great prizes of the […]

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People Urged To Hold And Attend Events In Kerry During Science Week

People Urged To Hold And Attend Events In Kerry During Science Week

October 30, 2019 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

SCIENCE Foundation Ireland are calling on the people of Kerry to be a part of Science Week 2019. This year, Science Week, taking place from November 10 to November 17, focuses on climate action with a number of ways for those in Kerry to get involved, from attending a tree […]

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The Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane who launched the Christy Hennessy Songwriters week-end in The Mall Tralee on Tuesday the event will take place in The Ashe Hotel on 1st-2nd Nov 2019 also in pc Front Suzanne Ennis,Sammy Lockle, Jim Finucane and Kieran Routhledge. Back Celene Moloney Peter Maguire and Vicky O'Regan. Photo Joe Hanley

Super Line-Up Of Entertainment For Christie Hennessy Festival This Weekend

October 30, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE 9th annual Christie Hennessy Festival weekend will kick off with the ever popular Troubadour Club presented by Francie Conway this Friday night. Returning to The Ashe Hotel, it begins at 8pm along with an amazing lineup of artists from around the country. Tickets cost €10 and include a free […]

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Brigid Mae Power

Two Talented Singer-Songwriters For Gig At Collis Sandes House

October 25, 2019 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Brigid Mae Power and Aoife Nessa Frances are set to pay a visit to Tralee this bank holiday weekend as part of their Irish tour. The performance takes place on Saturday night in Collis Sandes House from 8pm. Galwegian singer-songwriter Brigid Mae Power has been winning raves from […]

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A Spooktacular Saturday At Manor West Retail Park

A Spooktacular Saturday At Manor West Retail Park

October 25, 2019 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

ON Saturday, October 26th Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will get into the Halloween spirit as they get set to host a spooktacular family fun day for the whole family to enjoy from 12pm to 5pm. The ever popular Animal Road Show will host their interactive mini zoo […]

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Tralee Art Group Present Exhibition At Tralee Library

Tralee Art Group Present Exhibition At Tralee Library

October 25, 2019 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Art Group in engagement with internationally renowned abstract artist, Rebecca Carroll, has been working on an exhibition for Kerry County Library, Moyderwell, Tralee. “Esoteric” is an exhibition of a range of abstract and figurative works by TAG members. Investigating and exploring this theme, TAG members conceptualised their unique individual […]

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Looking forward to the Monster Mash Ball were Ciara O'Mahony of JRI America, drama teacher Tim Landers, Sarah Fitzmartin, David Malone, Denise O'Mahony John McCarthy, Labhaoise O'Connor, Marinela Gleeson, Rachel Wall and Emma Moynihan of JRI America. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Fun Night Promised At The ‘Monster Mash Ball’ At The Ashe Hotel

October 23, 2019 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be wall to wall witches and ghouls in the Ashe Hotel tomorrow night (Thursday) when the Inspired group hosts a Monster Mash Ball. The event takes place from 7.45pm to 10pm and everyone is invited to come along. Admission is €15. As Sarah Fitzmartin, a member of the Inspired explains, it […]

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Three Nights Of Drama At The Ballymac Bar

Three Nights Of Drama At The Ballymac Bar

October 23, 2019 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

HAVING enjoyed great success during the summer, Frank Houlihan of Hybreasal Productions is bringing drama back to The Ballymac Bar in Boherbee over the coming three days. There will be performances of three one-act plays at the back of the bar on Thursday, October 24, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th […]

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Sponsored: Soak Up The Atmosphere At Christmas Party Night In The Dingle Skellig Hotel

Sponsored: Soak Up The Atmosphere At Christmas Party Night In The Dingle Skellig Hotel

October 22, 2019 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

DINGLE is the place to be this December and the team at the Dingle Skellig are hosting an excellent residential party night on Friday December 13th. For one night only you will enjoy a stay at the award winning hotel and soak up the amazing Christmas atmosphere. The night is […]

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IT Tralee Open Day And Parents Information Evening

IT Tralee Open Day And Parents Information Evening

October 22, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

IN anticipation of CAO applications opening in November, IT Tralee will host its annual Parents Information Evening and Open Day to assist students and their families as they consider college options for September 2020. On Thursday 24th October at 7pm IT Tralee will be joined by Psychotherapist, Media Contributor and […]

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Kerry Man Nominated In Two Categories For RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards

Kerry Man Nominated In Two Categories For RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards

October 19, 2019 at 8:19 am Comments are Disabled

KILLARNEY singer/songwriter Junior Brother has been nominated in two categories for the RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards. RTÉ Radio 1 earlier this month announced the shortlist for the upcoming Folk Awards taking place in Vicar Street on Thursday, October 24 and Junior Brother is nominated for Best Folk Album and Best Emerging […]

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Festival Of Light To Take Place In Listowel

Festival Of Light To Take Place In Listowel

October 16, 2019 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Festival of Light Independent Arts Festival will take place again in Listowel from Thursday, October 31 to Saturday, November 2. The organisers say that in an increasingly isolated rural society,  public art and public engagement is a vehicle for bringing people together, the participatory process is very beneficial for self […]

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Former Kerry star Marc Ó Sé helps launch 'The Chaser' at Skelper Quane's Bar on Thursday evening with Principal of St Brendan's NS Blennerville Robbie O'Connell and organising committee members Claire Flynn, Louise Brassil, Rebecca Roche and Nora Corridon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Win Cash By Beating ‘The Chaser’

October 16, 2019 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just days to go until people have the chance to win cash if they can beat ‘The Chaser’ in a school fundraiser. Taking place on Friday, October 18, at The Rose Hotel, St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville a hosting ‘The Chaser’, an event modelled on the original show ‘The […]

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Kerry Film Festival To Host Premiere Of ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Documentary

Kerry Film Festival To Host Premiere Of ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Documentary

October 16, 2019 at 7:59 am 1 comment

THE world premiere of a documentary about a Tralee woman and how she transformed the lives of children in Africa will take place as part of the Kerry Film Festival this weekend. ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ tells the story of Louise Quill, who created the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania through sheer […]

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Rebecca Lyons with some of her origami art at Syphon Coffee Bar and Lounge on Culture Night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Syphon To Host Origami Workshops For Children During Mid-Term Break

October 16, 2019 at 7:59 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL origami artist Rebecca Lyons will be holding origami workshops for children aged 8 to 16 on Saturday October 26 and Wednesday, October 30. The classes will take place at Syphon coffee bar and lounge on Courthouse Lane, Tralee. The €20 fee includes a 2 hour workshop, all materials and a […]

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Launching the Ballad and Folk Night fundraising concert at The Ashe Hotel were, front from left; Peter Tigge, Pamela O'Connor and Dave Buckley. Back from left; Julie O'Sullivan (Tralee Community Responders), Mary Lynch, Padraig Hanrahan (The Ashe Hotel), Mary Fitzgerald (Comfort For Chemo Kerry) and Jimmy Murphy (Tralee Community Responders). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Line-Up Of Ballad Bands And Singers To Help Two Great Causes

October 13, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

A LINE-UP consisting of the best of local ballad/ folk musicians and singers will entertain at a special fundraising concert this December at The Ashe Hotel. It’s a who’s who of the local scene appearing with Spailpín, Flight of Earls, Ronnie Ryan, Sligo & Shenanigans, Joe & Pam, Dreams of […]

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Looking forward to the 'Roaring Twenties' Fashion Show at Mercy Mounthawk were students Eabha Murphy, Hugh Emerson, Emily O'Brien, Alison Lane and Favor Itsede. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mounthawk Students To Go Back To The ‘Roaring Twenties’ For Fashion Show

October 12, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are well underway for a night of fabulous fashion at Mercy Mounthawk gym organised by the school’s Transition Year students. With a theme of ‘The Roaring Twenties’, hundreds of students and their families are set to enjoy a great show on Thursday, October 24, which will benefit charities M.S Ireland, […]

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