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Launching the 90s Disco in aid of Kerry Branch of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland were Stuart, Harry, Karen and Emily Twamley with Kieran Donaghy and Orlagh Winters. Photo by Dermot Crean

Go Back To The 90s With Fundraising Disco In Benners

April 19, 2019 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

I BLAME ‘Derry Girls’. The Channel 4 sitcom is to the forefront of the current obsession with all things 90s thanks to the soundtrack to the show being littered with a mixture of pop cheese and some bona fide classics. No doubt many of them will feature in a ‘Throwback […]

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The participants up for the fun run in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Children’s Fancy Dress Fun Run In The Town Park

April 19, 2019 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Family Fancy Dress Charity Fun Run in the Town Park tomorrow is one of the highlights of the Easter family fun in Tralee this weekend. This year’s event starts from 12.30pm and children of all ages are encouraged to book their place early at www.eventbrite.com. The entry fee […]

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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

A Great Weekend Of Family Fun And Cycling At Ballyseedy Garden Centre

April 19, 2019 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle and family fun weekend, in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry, is back again 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 funds for Down Syndrome Kerry. […]

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The launch of the MOYA Wellness Festival in Ballybunion.

MOYA Festival In Ballybunion To Invigorate The Body And Mind

April 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A FESTIVAL in north Kerry on the May Bank Holiday weekend is encouraging people to let their troubles sink into the golden sand and inhale the invigorating sea air in Ballybunion. MOYA, a festival of Meditation, Ocean, Yoga and Art in the breath-taking seaside town is, according to organisers, a […]

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Pictured at the Tralee launch of 2019 Kingdom County Fair were  members from the  Kingdom County Fair Committe :  Michael Costelloe , Anthony McEligott , Connie O’Connor , John Brosnan and Lim Kelly , Markie Tarrant , Jamie Tarrant aged 10 , James Tarrant Chairman Kingdom County Fair , Linda O’Leary and Jason brick and people who arrived for the launch  . 
The 2019 Kingdom County Fair will be held in Ballybeggan Racecourse, Tralee, Co. Kerry on Sunday May 12th. This year 2019 show promises to be even better.

For more information or general queries please call Ms. Markie Tarrant +353 (86) 315 8772

or alternatively email our secretary  kcfadmin@kingdomcountyfair.com

Please visit our Facebook page for regular updates – https://facebook.com/kingdomcountyfair/
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PRESS RELEASE – KINGDOM COUNTY FAIR 2019
 
The launch of the Kingdom County Fair 2019 took place in the Meadowlands Hotel Tralee on the 15TH April.  Speaking at the launch, which was very well attended, the Kingdom County Fair Chairman Mr James Tarrant said; “We are really looking forward to this years show which takes place on the 12th May 2019”. 
 
The Kingdom County Fair is now in its 71st year and we have just initiated plans which will over the next four years to develop the Fair to be one of the leading County Fairs in the country.
 
In addition to all our normal activities this year we have new activities and new sponsors amongst them Marca na Feirme, Horse Sport Ireland (HIS) and Captain Brian Cournane, Glen Beigh Farm, Florida.
 
The Kingdom County Fair is organised by a dedicated committee of volunteers.  It takes place in Ballybeggan Race Course, Tralee and it is expected to have a large crowd of over 4,000 people from all corners of the country.
 
For further information please contact Niall Ó Loingsigh PRO of Kingdom County Fair committee on 066 7121010 or breda@jmt.ie
 
Photographs are available from Domnick Walsh Photographer on mobile 087 2672033 or email info@dwalshphoto.ie

Thousands Expected To Attend Kingdom County Fair Next Month

April 17, 2019 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year when preparations are in full swing for the annual Kingdom County Fair. The launch of the 2019 Fair took place in the Meadowlands Hotel last night and speaking at the launch, the Kingdom County Fair Chairman Mr James Tarrant said; “We are really looking […]

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Chamber To Receive €1,000 Towards Marquee Events On May Bank Holiday Weekend

Chamber To Receive €1,000 Towards Marquee Events On May Bank Holiday Weekend

April 17, 2019 at 8:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will get €1,000 towards activities to take place in a marquee in the Tralee Town Square on Saturday May 4 after securing the allocation from ‘The Big Hello!’ Healthy Kerry Community Weekend fund. The marquee will be erected to coincide with the Tralee Food Festival taking place over […]

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Kerry Choral Union To Hold Spring Concert At St Brendan’s Church

Kerry Choral Union To Hold Spring Concert At St Brendan’s Church

April 16, 2019 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Choral Union will host their much anticipated Spring Concert at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church, Tralee on Sunday April 28 at 7.30pm. Now an annual event, the wonderful concert of choral music will be conducted by Sharon Reidy and is being organised once again to raise vital funds […]

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Tralee Library To Host ‘Images Of Starlight’ Exhibition

Tralee Library To Host ‘Images Of Starlight’ Exhibition

April 16, 2019 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Library in Tralee will host a major exhibition on the night sky by members of the Dublin-based Irish Astronomical Society from Friday, April 26 to Friday, May 10. The “Images of Starlight” Exhibition is a stunning collection of sixty images of stars, planets, galaxies and other space objects […]

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Cork Sinn Féin TD To Give Oration At Tralee Easter Commemoration

Cork Sinn Féin TD To Give Oration At Tralee Easter Commemoration

April 16, 2019 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

CORK Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh O’Laoighaire TD will be the keynote speaker at the annual Easter Rising commemoration in Tralee this Sunday. Speaking ahead of the commemoration, Deputy O’Laoighaire said; “I’m delighted to be asked to speak in Tralee on Easter Sunday. Sinn Féin remains steadfastly committed to the realisation of the vision of the men […]

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Jessie Buckley in 'Wild Rose'.

McCann At The Movies: Kerry’s Jessie Buckley Simply Owns ‘Wild Rose’ From Start To Finish

April 13, 2019 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Kerry native Jessie Buckley shines in entertaning musical feature ‘Wild Rose’… Following on from its successful showing as part of the recent Dingle International Film Festival, the new feature from Tom Harper and starring Killarney’s own Jessie Buckley gets its long awaited release this week at Tralee Omniplex. ‘Wild […]

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Cha-cha the Camino for CRY with Aidan O'Mahony!  Five time All-Ireland winner and the country's first winner of Dancing With The Stars, Aidan O’Mahony, is calling on the public to join him in walking the Camino de Santiago to raise vital funds for Cardiac Risk in Young (CRY) Ireland to save young lives from Sudden Cardiac Death on 7-14th September. Pictured at the launch from left; are Liam Herlihy from CRY and Aidan O' Mahony. To find out how you can join Aidan on the Camino see cry.ie. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Fancy Going For A Trek With Aidan?

April 12, 2019 at 8:16 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE-TIME All-Ireland winner and the country’s first winner of Dancing With The Stars, Aidan O’Mahony, is calling on the public to join him in walking the Camino de Santiago to raise vital funds for Cardiac Risk in Young (CRY) Ireland on September 7-14. The Camino is a walk anyone can […]

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Paula Doyle, Paula O'Shea, Katie Ross and Carmel Ross at Tralee Musical Society's 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Say ‘We Love You’ To Chitty Chitty Bang Bang At Siamsa

April 12, 2019 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

TWO days in to Tralee Musical Society’s latest production and audiences are loving ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. It opened on Wednesday to a sellout crowd and last night saw it filled to capacity again.  With wonderful songs and a truly scrumptious set, justice is done to this true children’s classic […]

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The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley is leading calls for as many people as possible to get involved. Pictured at the launch in Tralee are from left: Marian Egan, Tralee Tidy Towns, Tim Guiheen, Olga Taranta-Sova and Joe Moynihan from Tidy Tralee Together, Henry Lowe and Anne Connolly from Friends of Able, Cllr. Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Joan O' Regan, Team Bramble, Gerard O' Brien, Environment Dept. Kerry County Council, Cllr. Sam Locke, Chairman, Tralee Tidy Towns, Brian Stephenson, Environment Task Force, Anne Jones, Team Bramble and Jean Foley, Tralee Municipal District Officer. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Get Involved In The County Clean-Up Tomorrow

April 12, 2019 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of Kerry’s biggest annual mobilisations of community groups, Tidy Towns committees, voluntary and sporting organisations, and individual residents and families across the county is taking place tomorrow. The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday and organisers are calling for as many people as possible to get […]

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Lining up for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean

Warriors To Be Honoured With Civic Reception

April 10, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors heroics this season are to be honoured this Friday with a civic reception at Kerry County Council buildings. The team won the Basketball Ireland Men’s Superleague title for the first time last month in only their third season in the league, having won the Champions Trophy in […]

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David Lynch (Jeremy Potts), Fiona O'Connor (Jemima Potts), Janna Foley (Truly Scrumptious) and Padraig Harrington (The Childcatcher) at rehearsals for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Siamsa Tíre on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Excitement Builds For ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ This Week At Siamsa

April 9, 2019 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just one day to go until Tralee Musical Society brings a true children’s classic to the Siamsa Tíre stage. ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ will be performed for the first time by the Society and it promises to be a spectacular show. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of […]

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Looking forward to the Easter Sunday Dawn Mass at Annagh Graveyard on Easter Sunday were,  Fr Francis Nolan, Breda Browne, Carmel Counihan, Mary Glazier and Brendan O'Brien. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected For Dawn Mass At Annagh Graveyard On Easter Sunday

April 9, 2019 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year around 600 people showed up for the Dawn Mass at Annagh Graveyard and organisers are hoping for a similar attendance this year on Easter Sunday at 6am. Organised by the Curraheen Liturgy Group, it is the third time a dawn mass will ever have been held in the […]

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At the launch of the Easter Kids Fun Run at Garvey's Supervalu on Thursday were, Micheal McInerney of Garveys, Jane Ejim, David Scott and Ken Tobin. Kneeling, from left; Joy Murphy, Jamie and Sophie Quillinan Sean Drummey, Jamie Wrenn and Kevin O'Donoghue. Photo by Dermot Crean

Loads Of Family Fun For Easter In Tralee

April 7, 2019 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

CHILDREN in Tralee and beyond have been sent a special message from the Easter Bunny to dust off their fancy-dress costumes in preparation for the eggstremely popular annual Family Fancy Dress Charity Fun Run in the Town Park on Saturday, April 20. The Easter Bunny hopped into Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee […]

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McCann At The Movies: Dumbo Is A Stunning Remake To Please All The Family

McCann At The Movies: Dumbo Is A Stunning Remake To Please All The Family

April 6, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Dumbo’ is a fun family feature full of escapism… AFTER a week of sleepless nights after watching ‘Us’ last week at Tralee Omniplex, I was delighted to get back to fun family fare this week with Tim Burton’s live action remake of the classic Disney tale ‘Dumbo’ the movie […]

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Rose O'Keeffe, Suzanne Boyle and Fiona Griffin at 'Much Ado About The Bard' at The Ballymac Bar on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Much Ado About The First Night Of Comedy Plays At Ballymac Bar

April 5, 2019 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something different to go to over the next couple of nights, then head to the Ballymac Bar for some pub theatre. The bar in Boherbee hosted the opening night of ‘Much Ado About The Bard’ on Thursday where punters enjoyed two comedy plays related to the […]

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Tralee Lions Club’s Annual Fundraising Table Quiz

Tralee Lions Club’s Annual Fundraising Table Quiz

April 4, 2019 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will host their annual table quiz at The Meadowlands Hotel tonight (Thursday) at 8pm. All proceeds raised on the night will go in support of Kerry Cancer Support Group. This is always a well-attended event and there’s loads of spot prizes up for grabs on the night. […]

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Dr Lorna Gold.

Well-Known Climate Activist To Give Talk At IT Tralee

April 4, 2019 at 12:25 pm 1 comment

A WELL-KNOWN climate activist and author will give a free talk in IT Tralee next week. Dr Lorna Gold, author of ‘Climate Generation’, will visit the college on Thursday, April 11 from 1pm-2pm in Room L105 in the Solas Building, North Campus. It’s a free event and all are welcome. […]

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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

Over €1m Worth Of Rally Cars On Display In Town Centre This Saturday

April 4, 2019 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

IN case you didn’t know, Kerry Motor Club are hosting the Rose Hotel Circuit of Kerry Rally this Sunday, but on Saturday cars will be on display in the town centre. Tralee Chamber Alliance and the Club will host a static display of rally cars on the Mall and in […]

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Scenes. Photo by Jim Culloty

PHOTOS: Stag And Doe Sessions Proves A Success At Tralee Bar

April 4, 2019 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

NEW music talent was to the fore at the first Stag and Doe Sessions at The Fiddler Bar in the Square on Saturday night. The organisers said the gig was a success and proved what a great depth of talent we have here in Kerry and further afield. “We were […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco with Audrey Moran of MS Tralee looking forward to the coffee/fashion morning on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paco Tralee To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning Fundraiser

April 3, 2019 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event, the first at the store this year, to raise funds of MS Tralee and North Kerry Branch. From 11am to […]

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Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

April 3, 2019 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night, then head to the Na Gaeil GAA Clubhouse to test your general knowledge. The annual table quiz in aid of the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania is taking place there at 8pm this Thursday. The orphanage was set up Tralee […]

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Looking forward to pub theatre in the Ballymac Bar this week Kneeling in front, Gillian Wharton and Darach Gallagher. Standing; Frank Houlihan (Director), Ger Madden, James Finnegan, Eleanor Sugrue, Peter Colleran, Eileen Moynihan, Tommy Sweeney, Kay Dowling, John Creagh and Ger Reidy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballymac Bar To Host Brilliant Bard-Related Comedy Plays

April 2, 2019 at 6:07 pm 1 comment

HERE’S something different for your local pub. The Ballymac Bar will host two comedy plays related to the works of William Shakespeare on this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm each night. Under the heading ‘Much Ado About The Bard’, it promises to be a highly entertaining night out with […]

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Lisa Curran and her son Christopher.

County Buildings To Light Up Blue Tonight For World Autism Day

April 2, 2019 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council buildings will be lit up blue tonight to raise awareness of World Autism Day and the public is invited to snap it with a chance to win prizes. Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Graham Spring, and Lisa Curran of the Irish Autism Mammy facebook page have organised this event […]

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The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley is leading calls for as many people as possible to get involved. Pictured at the launch in Tralee are from left: Marian Egan, Tralee Tidy Towns, Tim Guiheen, Olga Taranta-Sova and Joe Moynihan from Tidy Tralee Together, Henry Lowe and Anne Connolly from Friends of Able, Cllr. Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Joan O' Regan, Team Bramble, Gerard O' Brien, Environment Dept. Kerry County Council, Cllr. Sam Locke, Chairman, Tralee Tidy Towns, Brian Stephenson, Environment Task Force, Anne Jones, Team Bramble and Jean Foley, Tralee Municipal District Officer. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Volunteers Wanted For ‘County Clean-Up’ Day

April 2, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE days are counting down to one of Kerry’s biggest annual mobilisations of community groups, Tidy Towns committees, voluntary and sporting organisations, and individual residents and families across the county. The eighth County Clean Up will take place on Saturday, 13 April and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr […]

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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

Incredible Prizes At Fantastic Night Out This Friday In The Rose Hotel

April 1, 2019 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

ROUNDS of golf at world-famous courses and luxury nights away are among the amazing attractions at a dining experience to remember from four renowned chefs at The Rose Hotel this Friday night. Executive chef of The Rose Hotel, Odran Lucey, executive chef of The Marker Hotel, Gareth Mullins, executive pastry chef […]

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‘May the Force be with you’…Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. The Festival takes place from Friday 3rd May - Sunday 5th May 2019. Also on Hand was Danielle Favier, Fáilte Ireland and James Murphy, Skellig Whiskey.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Star Wars Fans To Enjoy ‘May The 4th Be With You’ Festival In Kerry Villages

March 30, 2019 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

CALLING all Star Wars fans. The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. Celebrating […]

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