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Three Musicians To Entertain Crowds At St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 11, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers of the 2019 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee are proud to announce that three well-known musicians from Kerry’s Capital will perform on the viewing platform before the parade arrives in the town centre next Sunday. Up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Seamus Harty will be joined in the line-up by Lauryn […]

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PJ Dowd with Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley and David Fitzgerald, Operations Manager at The Rose Hotel at the launch of the Circuit of Kerry Rally at The Rose Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Motor Enthusiasts Look Forward To Circuit Of Kerry Rally

March 10, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel Circuit of Kerry rally takes place over the weekend of April 7 and the event was launched at the hotel on Saturday afternoon. Organised and promoted by Kerry Motor Club, this year’s clerk of the course is Eoin Duffin who together with the organising team has put […]

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Launching The Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle and family fun weekend, in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry,  which takes place on  Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April this year, at Ballyseedy Home & Garden, Tralee. The event has no fee to participate but all donations to DSI Kerry are gratefully welcomed. The event is in partnership with the Tour de Munster, the annual charity cycle entering its 19th year this August. 
DSI Kerry’s ‘Tom Crean Unsung Hero Charity Cycle’ pays homage to renowned explorer Tom Crean. Back from left: Mikey Collins, Nathan McDonnell (Ballyseedy),  John Keoghane, Enda & Hugh O' Brien, Madeleine DOyle, Daniel Bohan, David Wallace, Aidan & Lucia O' Mahony, Kieran Donaughy, Emilie & Simone Leahy, .Front from left: Yann Carroll, Risteard Pierce, Kevin Donovan, Gerard Carroll and Catherine Duggan.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Ballyseedy To Host Fantastic Family Fun Weekend In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

March 9, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle and family fun weekend, in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry,  takes place this year on Saturday/Sunday, April 20/21, at Ballyseedy Home & Garden, Tralee. Last year was the first year of the event when over 250 cyclists took to the road raising much needed […]

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Cast members of the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of 'Chicago' at Siamsa Tíre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Are Raving About ‘Chicago’ At Siamsa

March 9, 2019 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE latest production from the Light Opera Society of Tralee is garnering high praise indeed from members of the public and tonight it your last chance to catch it at Siamsa Tíre. ‘Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville’ has been described as the Society’s best ever production to the Musical Director, Aidan O’Carroll. […]

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The Lego Movie 2

McCann At The Movies: Latest ‘Lego’ Offering Is Simply A Fun Movie

March 9, 2019 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says The Lego Movie 2 is a well constructed sequel for all the family… THIS week’s cinematic journey at Tralee Omniplex, saw the whole McCann family settle in their very comfy MAXX screen seats for the eagerly anticipated Lego movie sequel – the imaginatively title ‘Lego Movie 2’. […]

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Cast members in 'Chicago'.

Five Things To Do This Weekend

March 8, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Not a lot on this weekend, but you might find something of interest in the following… Friday 1. ‘Chicago’ in Siamsa… THE Light Opera Society of Tralee’s ‘Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville’  is being performed at Siamsa Tire, Tralee for this week with two performances left on Friday and Saturday at 8pm. […]

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Participants in the Kerry Camino.

Special Kerry Camino Event In Tralee Next Week

March 6, 2019 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR those of you interested in the Kerry Camino, there is a special event next week where you can hear all about the event. Camino Conversations ‘Walking The Kerry & Spanish Caminos’ is on at St’ Johns Church Ashe Street on Thursday, March 14 at 7.30pm. Guest speakers will be […]

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Top Kerry Secondary School To Hold Open Day This Saturday

Top Kerry Secondary School To Hold Open Day This Saturday

March 6, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

A SCHOOL which is renowned for its high standard of Post-Primary education is holding an open day this Saturday. Coláiste Íde is a 7 day boarding school for girls situated in the Dingle Peninsula. With a capacity for 150 students, Coláiste Íde provides education through the medium of Irish. Coláiste Íde […]

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Anthony O'Gara and Ryan Baily Kelliher are the Grand Marshalls in this year's Tralee St Patrick's Day Parade. Also pictured is Mayor Of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring with, at back, Chairperson of the Parade, Johnnie Wall and Ryan's mom Janene Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ryan And Anthony To Lead The Way At St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 6, 2019 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers of the 2019 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee have announced that not one, but two people will act as Grand Marshals for this year’s national holiday celebration in Kerry’s Capital town. 60 years of the Rose of Tralee International Festival in 2019 will be recognised through the […]

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Cast members in 'Chicago'.

‘Chicago’ Comes To Siamsa Tire This Week

March 6, 2019 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE Light Opera Society of Tralee’s ‘Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville’ with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse is coming to Siamsa Tire, Tralee for four performances only from Wednesday to Saturday, March 6th to 9th. Set in roaring 20s Chicago, the musical is based on a 1926 play […]

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Get Top Tips At Skelper Quane’s Cheltenham Preview Night

Get Top Tips At Skelper Quane’s Cheltenham Preview Night

March 6, 2019 at 8:29 am Comments are Disabled

JOCKEYS Bryan Cooper and Philip Enright are among those who will share some of their tips for the Cheltenham festival at a ‘Preview’ night in Skelper Quane’s this Thursday, March 7. Racing fans will get the inside track from the jockeys as well as other well-known figures from the racing world […]

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Enable Ireland Kerry's Sean Scally (right) with Tom Sheehy who is set for several  fundraising spinathons over the coming week around the county. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tom’s Taking To The Bike At Chopin’s Cafe For ‘Pancake Tuesday’ Fundraiser

March 4, 2019 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

HE is famed for his fundraising endeavours for Enable Ireland Kerry and Tom Sheehy is getting on his bike again on Tuesday for the cause. Ballyroe resident Tommy is doing a spinning session outside Chopin’s Cafe & Restaurant on Ashe Street on Tuesday morning/afternoon. There will be pancakes, coffee, tea, […]

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Lisa Fingleton, Kaplan Carter O'Flynn, Moya Noctor and Ciara Dunne at the CYPSC Art and Sound Exhibition at Tralee Library on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry LGBTQ+ Community Creates Art And Sound Exhibition At Tralee Library

March 4, 2019 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

AN art and sound exhibition created by Kerry LGBTQ+ adults and young people was opened on Saturday by Sinn Féin Cllr Toireasa Ferris in Tralee Library. The exhibition, which is open to the public until March 16, documents the experience of being LGBTQ+ in Kerry today and explores how it […]

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The Tralee members were from Left to Right Margaret Twomey . Joan O Regan , Dan Devane, Helen Fitzgibbon,Joan Brosnan,  Fiona Forde   

Concert At Siamsa To Help Out Charity

March 4, 2019 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

A CONCERT will take place next month in Siamsa Tire as a fundraiser for the Brighter Communities Worldwide. It’s a cause close to the heart of a number of local people, as six members of the Tralee Mountaineering Club travelled to Kenya in October 2018 with the charity on a […]

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Brogue To Host Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

Brogue To Host Pancake Tuesday Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

March 3, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Kerry will be flipping for funds on Tuesday next, March 5, when the cancer support charity hosts a pancake morning at Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Tralee. Fiona Kirby and her team have joined forces with Recovery Haven again this year to offer free pancakes with every tea or coffee […]

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Launching the 'Celebrity Chef' fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven were Sales and Marketing Manager of The Rose Hotel Aisling Foley, Phil Stack of Recovery Haven, General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan, Carol Barry of Recovery Haven, Head Chef at The Rose Hotel Odran Lucey and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

A ‘Celebrity Chef’ Night With Amazing Food And Top Prizes To Be Won

March 2, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR of Ireland’s finest chefs are joining forces once again to create a dining experience to remember at The Rose Hotel, Tralee. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive pastry chef and executive chef of The Merrion Hotel, Paul Kelly […]

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Mary Lynch, Carmel McGillicuddy and Margo Sillery at 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road' at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Zyber Theatre’s Production Proving Popular At Siamsa Tíre

March 2, 2019 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE story of five friends looking back on their time on the building sites of London and how their lives turned out, is playing on the Siamsa Tíre stage this weekend and it’s proving very popular. The Zyber Theatre Company’s production of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ […]

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At back; Mairead Corcoran, Agata Pach, Kay O'Donnell and Catriona O'Dowd. In front; Siobhan O'Grady, Jacinta O'Dowd and Niamh Ryan of 'Fit For Discharge' at the launch of UHK's Got Talent on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In ‘University Hospital Kerry’s Got Talent’

March 1, 2019 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year, dancers from University Hospital Kerry took to the stage for “Sickly Come Dancing 2018” event where a phenomenal €67,000 was raised. Well the staff are doing it all over again later this month when they hold ‘UHK’s Got Talent 2019’ at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday, […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 1, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

March is here and while spring was in the air this week, the weather isn’t supposed to be as kind in the coming days. Nevertheless, you should try to get out and about to a few things… Friday 1. Tops of the town… There’s some silverware up for grabs in […]

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John Fraher, Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, John Patton and Ken Quillinan of the Zyber Theatre Company's production of 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Super Production Of ‘The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road’ Begins Tonight

February 28, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company returns to the Siamsa Tíre stage over the next three nights to stage a hugely popular play which explores the lives of men who worked on the building sites of London in the 1970s. Productions of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ have […]

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Still Time To Get To KCFE Open Day

Still Time To Get To KCFE Open Day

February 27, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to get to Kerry College of Further Education’s Open Day which is being held today at their Clash campus. Continuing until 7pm this evening, this annual event provides an opportunity for those attending to gain an insight into the college and the many courses on offer. Teachers […]

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Con O'Connor (standing second from left) of Pieta House with the Tralee Darkness Into Light committee at the presentation of proceeds from last year's event. Front from left; Martin Brosnan, Marilyn O'Shea and Aidan O'Sullivan. Back from left; Stephanie Turner, Ann Leahy O'Shea and Pat Turner. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Amount Raised From Tralee Darkness Into Light 2018

February 27, 2019 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Darkness Into Light event was a massive success again last May and this year’s walk was launched at a cheque presentation at Kirby’s Brogue Inn last night. The cheque of €41,198.97 raised in the 2018 event was presented to Con O’Connor, Co-ordinator of Pieta House in the South West, […]

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Diarmuid Herlihy, Marguerite Maunsell  and Eoin Sheehy in front with Kieran Dineen and Daniel O'Connor rehearsing 'One Ordination And A Donation'. Photo by Dermot Crean

All Set For ‘One Ordination And A Donation’ In Na Gaeil This Week

February 26, 2019 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER two hit comedy dramas in the past couple of years, the trilogy will be complete later this week when ‘One Ordination and a Donation’ will be performed at Na Gaeil GAA clubhouse. The play will be staged on Wednesday, February 27, Thursday, February 28 and Saturday, March 2, (7.30pm) […]

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Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

February 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AN art and sound exhibition created by Kerry LGBTQ+ adults and young people will launch on Saturday, March 2 at 1pm in Tralee Library. The show documents the experience of being LGBTQ+ in Kerry today and explores how it fits into the broader theme of personal identity. The show will […]

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Conor Cusack is holding a table quiz in the Brogue on Wednesday.

Table Quiz Fun In The Brogue Inn This Wednesday

February 25, 2019 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man  is hosting a table quiz on this Wednesday night in the Brogue Inn which will benefit the Irish Heart Foundation. It will be a night of quizzical fun with spot prizes galore and the questions will be fired out from 8:30pm. A table of four people is […]

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'If Beale Street Could Talk'

McCann At The Movies: A Film Of Dignity And Beauty From A Quality Director

February 23, 2019 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is a solid follow-up to ‘Moonlight’ from acclaimed director Barry Jenkins… I really do love Februarys at Tralee Omniplex. Each week sees yet another award-nominated feature hit the big screen, with the quality of a very high standard before we head for the […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance President Aidan Kelly with Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley and Arts Officer at Tralee Chamber Alliance Mary Greene and participating artists in the 'Art In The Park' on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Artists Invited To Display Work At ‘Art In The Park’ Later This Year

February 22, 2019 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

ART in the Park is back again this spring and the organisers are looking for artists and art groups to display their work again. In 2018 artworks were displayed on the external railings of the beautiful Tralee Town Park. This event organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance provided an opportunity for […]

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The Rose Room in The Rose Hotel is perfect for an intimate dinner date.

Friday Night Is ‘Date Night’ At The Rose Room

February 22, 2019 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a great idea for Friday nights over the coming weeks. The good people at The Rose Hotel are enticing couples to the Rose Room restaurant with their ‘Date Night’ offer. Beginning tonight and continuing every Friday throughout the month of March, you can relax in the warm and welcoming […]

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John Fraher, Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, John Patton and Ken Quillinan of the Zyber Theatre Company's production of 'The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Brings ‘The Kings Of Kilburn High Road’ To Siamsa

February 22, 2019 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company returns to the Siamsa Tíre stage next week to stage a hugely popular play which explores the lives of men who worked on the building sites of London in the 1970s. Productions of Jimmy Murphy’s ‘The Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ have been staged in […]

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Launching the dual collection day were, in front; President of Tralee Rotary Club Pierse Wall; Rachel Fitzgerald and Risteárd Pierse of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Grace O'Donnell, Tralee Rotary; Fr Padraig Walsh, Michal Slattery, Ken Wainwright and Trevor Giles of Tralee Rotary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Rid Of Unwanted Bicycles And Help African Children At Event On Saturday

February 22, 2019 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club and Down syndrome Kerry have got together to promote a day for dropping off unwanted bicycles and clothing at two different venues this Saturday. If you have an old bike that you want to get rid of, then a trip to Tralee Rugby Club is in order […]

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