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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Line Streets For CH Chemists Christmas Parade

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Line Streets For CH Chemists Christmas Parade

November 30, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was colour and excitement galore on the streets of Tralee on Saturday as CH Chemists pulled out all the stops for the best Christmas parade ever. Hundreds lined the streets as Spiderman led the parade through town at about 2.15pm. The webbed one was joined by Doc McStuffins, Minnie […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’

At The Omniplex: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’

November 29, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

‘Horrible Bosses 2’ by John Lyons IT’S been over three years since the release of the first ‘Horrible Bosses’ film, a surprise hit-comedy about three best friends who hatch a seemingly foolproof plan to murder each of their despicable bosses. The first film worked so well because of its three […]

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VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

November 26, 2014 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

STAR WARS fans are getting excited at the news that the official trailer for ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ will be out on Friday. However,  a fake teaser trailer appeared yesterday on YouTube and has garnered over 130,000 views, featuring Skellig Michael in it…for about a second! Regardless of […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

At The Omniplex: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

November 22, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ By John Lyons BACK in 2012, I was reluctantly dragged to see the first Hunger Games film, based on the popular series of books by Suzanne Collins (at the time, I had REALLY wanted to see the new animated pirates film by Aardman). […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Mr Turner’

At The Omniplex: ‘Mr Turner’

November 15, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

‘Mr. Turner’ By John Lyons SINCE mid-October, every time I’ve made a trip to the cinema, a poster for ‘Mr. Turner’ has greeted me in the hallway. And every time I saw it, I got really excited. Not because of the film’s subject matter, but because it’s the new film […]

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It’s Friiiidaaay! Six Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

It’s Friiiidaaay! Six Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 14, 2014 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Hello Friday, tis well you’re looking! As the hours tick by until clocking-off time, let’s look at the endless…ok maybe not endless, but the many possibilities the upcoming weekend has to offer in and around town… Friday 1. Roll Up, Roll Up! Yes folks, the circus is in town, or […]

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Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair This Friday

Recovery Haven To Hold Craft Fair This Friday

November 13, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

A CHRISTMAS craft fair will take place on Friday afternoon/evening  at the Recovery Haven at Haig’s Terrace, Killerisk. The crafts are made by users of the centre and include Christmas cards, home bake goods and homemade jewellery among other items. People can also order their Christmas trees and wreaths at […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Interstellar’

At The Omniplex: ‘Interstellar’

November 9, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

‘Interstellar’ By John Lyons It’s 2am in the early hours of Sunday morning. The biggest film of the year – ‘Interstellar’ – has been on release for two days, and so far I’ve seen it twice. Even though my second viewing of the film ended over two hours ago, the […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Nightcrawler’

At The Omniplex: ‘Nightcrawler’

November 1, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

‘Nightcrawler’ by John Lyons “If you want to win the lottery, you have to make the money to buy a ticket.” …that is, according to Jake Gyllenhaal in the new noir-suspense film, ‘Nightcrawler’. A few weeks back I listed ‘Nightcrawler’ as one of the films to look out for in […]

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At The Movies: The Scariest Films You’ve (Probably) Never Seen

At The Movies: The Scariest Films You’ve (Probably) Never Seen

October 25, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Halloween is looming so our movie guy, John Lyons, picks the scariest movies which may have passed you by… LAST Summer someone asked me an interesting question: “John, what’s the scariest film that you’ve ever seen?” I cycled through the obvious answers in my head: Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, […]

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Top DJ To Play At Launch Of Club Night ‘Sugar’

Top DJ To Play At Launch Of Club Night ‘Sugar’

October 23, 2014 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

CLUB DJ and RTE radio presenter Dave Treacy will be the main attraction at the launch of a new club night in The Blasket. The Dublin-based DJ will help launch ‘Sugar’ at the venue along with local DJ Phonic this Friday night. As the presenter of weekly Saturday night radio show, #WeLoveBeats, […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘The Judge’

At The Omniplex: ‘The Judge’

October 18, 2014 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Judge’ Robert Downey Jr. is perhaps the most charismatic superstar that Hollywood has to offer at the moment. His magnetic on-screen presence is seemingly unmatched by no one else, and he has a knack for delivering lengthy monologues in a fast-paced fashion, jumping back and forth between serious and […]

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Musical Society Prepares For Nights Of Entertainment

Musical Society Prepares For Nights Of Entertainment

October 15, 2014 at 5:38 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just two weeks to go until the opening night of That’s Entertainment 2014, the excitement is steadily building amongst the cast of Tralee Musical society (recent winners in the ‘Best Ensemble’ section of the Amateur Irish Musical Society awards). The finishing touches are being put to the exciting medley of […]

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Launching the 'Chop Or Change' fundraiser to be held in aid of the Recovery Haven on Friday night in the Slieve Mish Bar were Eileen Kennedy, Recovery Haven; Charlotte Higgins, Sarah Higgins, Laura Bourke and Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ladies To Get Chopping And Changing For Friday Fundraiser

October 13, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

TWO sisters have decided to raise funds for the Recovery Haven after the amazing care the centre showed for their aunt who passed away from cancer last year. Charlotte and Sarah Higgins are holding a ‘Chop Or Change’ event in the Slieve Mish Bar this Friday night at 8pm and […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Dracula Untold’

At The Omniplex: ‘Dracula Untold’

October 11, 2014 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

‘Dracula Untold’ By John Lyons For the last few weeks I’ve been hearing less about ‘Dracula Untold’ and more about the cinderella story of the Irish man who directed the film – Gary Shore. Shore was plucked out of obscurity after having directed a series of music videos and commercials […]

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It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

October 10, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SO the weekend has finally arrived and you’re wondering what’s on around the place and what to do? Here’s a few suggestions, from tasting great food to listening to mellifluous music… Friday 1. Did you got to Listellick NS? Then you should head along to St Brendan’s Church tonight at 7pm for […]

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At The Omniplex: Miss ‘Gone Girl’ At Your Peril!

At The Omniplex: Miss ‘Gone Girl’ At Your Peril!

October 4, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

‘Gone Girl’ By John Lyons RECENTLY I was reading an interview with David Fincher on ‘Little White Lies’ website. He was promoting his newest film, ‘Gone Girl’. In the comments section, one comment simply read: “The wait for Gone Girl is getting excruciating.” Absolutely. Fincher is one of the finest […]

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Seven Movies To Look Out For In The Next Few Months

Seven Movies To Look Out For In The Next Few Months

September 27, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John Lyons, takes a look at seven movies which should be making waves come awards season next year… Next week I’ll be reviewing David Fincher’s latest film, ‘Gone Girl’. I’ve been counting down the days until the first showing of ‘Gone Girl’, not just because I’m a […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Grand Seduction’

Movie Review: ‘The Grand Seduction’

September 20, 2014 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Grand Seduction’ By John Lyons BRENDAN Gleeson stars in this quiet, yet light-hearted drama about a quaint community living in a small harbour on the coast of Canada. I hadn’t even heard of the film, but I’m a huge fan of Gleeson and decided that it would be the film […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Boxtrolls’

At The Omniplex: ‘Boxtrolls’

September 13, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

‘Boxtrolls’ by John Lyons FOR almost a century, the easiest and most common form of animation was hand-drawn 2D animation. The Disney Empire as we know it was built by their successful string of animated films throughout the 20th century. However, the paradigm quickly changed after Pixar released Toy Story […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Boyhood’

At The Omniplex: ‘Boyhood’

August 16, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

‘Boyhood’ by John Lyons IN 2002, director Richard Linklater cast a six-year-old boy to star alongside Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette in his new film. That year he got all the actors together for a week and shot the first ten minutes of the film. A year later he gathered […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

At The Omniplex: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

August 2, 2014 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes By John Lyons ANOTHER week, another sequel. Over the past decade Hollywood has taken an extreme liking to rebooting, remaking and adapting any popular property that could conceivably make a nice chunk of money. Not the least of which is the ‘Planet of […]

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At The Omniplex: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’

At The Omniplex: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’

July 26, 2014 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to buy tickets How To Train Your Dragon 2 By John Lyons If I had to sit down and make a list of my five favourite animated films right this second, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ would definitely be on that list. Dreamworks really outdid themselves […]

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At The Omniplex: Two Great Doses Of Laughter And Romance

At The Omniplex: Two Great Doses Of Laughter And Romance

July 19, 2014 at 8:43 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Danielle Courtney on the pick of the movies at the Omniplex this week. Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie Ignore the critics, if you’re a fan of the show, you have to go and will laugh hysterically for the entire show. If however you’re not a […]

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At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

July 12, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more 22 Jump Street By John Lyons PREVIOUSLY on ‘21 Jump Street’… Jonah Hill & Co. took an old tv series – which had, frankly, a quite silly premise to begin with – and adapted it into one of the best buddy cop comedies that we’ve seen […]

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The organisers of the Bluebell Markets which takes place this Saturday, from left Tricia O'Connor and Dominique

What’s On This Weekend: A Kilflynn Fairy Invasion And Much More

June 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

From a family day at the markets to a fairy invasion in Kilflynn, there’s loads to do this weekend…   Saturday Bluebell Markets Music, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. There will be […]

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The organisers of the Bluebell Markets which takes place this Saturday, from left Tricia O'Connor and Dominique

Something For Everyone At The Bluebell Markets

June 27, 2014 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more MUSIC, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. The event will take place tomorrow at Collis Sandes House, Killeen, between 10am and 4pm. “What we’re trying to do is […]

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Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

Kerry Rose To Attend Fun Day At Oakview Childcare Centre

June 26, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT should be an action-packed day at Oakview Village Childcare on Saturday when they hold a Fun Family Open Day. The Kerry Rose, Mary Hickey will on hand to raise the Green Flag at the centre at 3.15pm  and Kelliher’s Mills, Farm Garden and Pet Supplies will bring along baby chicks on […]

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At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

At The Movies: A Million Ways To Die In The West

June 24, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

‘A Million Ways To Die In The West’ By John Lyons SETH MacFarlane is a busy man. In the last 15 years he’s created three cartoons: Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show. He’s done most of the voice-acting and directing on all of them, not to mention writing, animating […]

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Sun To Shine On Féile na mBláth This Weekend

Sun To Shine On Féile na mBláth This Weekend

June 19, 2014 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the glorious weather we’re having, it’s set up to be a fantastic weekend in town for Féile na mBláth which kicks off on Friday morning. Young, old – and those of us in between – are all catered for in the annual festival which runs until Sunday. And what an array of attractions it […]

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