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Looking forward to the Kerry Businesswomen's Network event in Left to Right: Elin Sorensen - Coordinator KBN, Committee Members: Orla Diffily – Upfront Models, Helen Burns – Action Coach, Karie O’Toole – A Photobook for You.

KBN To Host Dinner To Mark International Women’s Day

February 21, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Businesswomen’s Network (KBN), will mark International Women’s Day 2019 at a special event Muckross Park Hotel. KBN is inviting women in business to the event — at 7pm on Friday, March 8 — which will play host to guest speakers Pauline McLynn, actor and rally legend Rosemary Smith. As newly-elected KBN […]

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Get Ready For St Patrick’s Parade At Free Creative Workshops In Tralee

February 21, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

IF you want to get involved in Tralee’s St.Patrick’s Day parade then this will be great preparation. As part of the Creative Ireland Kerry Activation plan, under the theme of nurturing the creative sector and fostering cultural innovation Kerry County Council has initiated a street spectacle training and engagement project with community […]

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Open Day At Kerry College Of Further Education

Open Day At Kerry College Of Further Education

February 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education Open Day is being held on Wednesday, February 27 at the Clash Campus, Tralee. This annual event provides an opportunity for those attending to gain an insight into the college and the many courses on offer. Teachers and current students will be on hand during […]

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Abbey Inn To Host ITT Sci-Fan Society Event This Sunday

February 19, 2019 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee Sci-fan Society is putting on a one of a kind event for the public this Sunday. The society is bringing CúKon to Kerry for the first time. The event will be held in the Abbey Inn from 11am – 6pm. There are no pre-booked tickets for CúKon. Just […]

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Launching the Enable Ireland Kerry Diamond Ball at Ballygarry House Hotel, were, in front; Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry, Siobhan Murphy of The Kerryman and Billy Nolan of Hilsers. At back is Mark Teahan of Tralee Printing Works, Brian Hurley, Breeda Hurley, Celene Moloney and Padraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tickets Still Available For Lavish Diamond Ball In Ballygarry This Saturday

February 19, 2019 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH a real diamond up for grabs, top class dining and one of Ireland’s best bands to entertain, the inaugural Diamond Ball at Ballygarry House Hotel is certainly set to be a dazzling event and there are tickets still available. The Diamond Ball is being hosted by Enable Ireland Kerry […]

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'There and Not Here' Sharon Murphy and Victoria Dean - Siamsa Tire

New Photographic Exhibition Opens At Siamsa Tire

February 16, 2019 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

‘THERE And Not There’ is an exhibition of photographic work by Victoria J Dean and Sharon Murphy which will be open to the public at Siamsa Tíre, Tralee from today, (Saturday). Originally exhibited at Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast in 2018 and curated by Sarah McAvera, the exhibition shares a concern […]

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Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe in 'Boy Erased'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Boy Erased’ Is A Compelling Drama With A Strong Message

February 16, 2019 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Boy Erased’  is a a powerful and important piece of cinema with a strong message that resonates long after the final credits roll… After  his successful directorial debut, with the 2015 feature ‘The Gift’, Joel Edgerton takes his place once again behind the camera for the powerful […]

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Call For Clubs And Groups To Get Involved In St Patrick’s Day Parade

February 15, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year again. With just a month to go, the call has gone out to clubs and community groups to get involved in this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee. Hundreds of people from dozens of organisations take part every year, showing the amazing community […]

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Darragh Ó Cinnéide with Hanson, Anne Condon, Margaret Lyons,Joan Hill with Marcel, Anne O'Riordan with Junior and Anna Lynch launching the upcoming fundraising concert. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dance Fundraiser At The Meadowlands To Help Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

February 15, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

HAVING raised over €20,000 last year for the Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind, local ladies are once again holding a fundraiser for the organisation. A dance will be held in The Meadowlands Hotel on this Saturday, February 16, with music coming from ‘Nightlife’. ‘Take the Lead and Dance the Night […]

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Michelle Greaney (left) of Optimal Fitness looking forward to the 5k/10k Road Race on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter Saturday’s 5k And 10 Miler Race

February 15, 2019 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to enter the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race which takes place this Saturday at 10.30am from The Rose Hotel. Organised by Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness, the chosen charity to benefit is the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Last year’s event drew 300 participants and a good […]

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Teddy Bears Hospital Event At IT Tralee To Allay Children’s Fears

Teddy Bears Hospital Event At IT Tralee To Allay Children’s Fears

February 15, 2019 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL event is being held at IT Tralee tomorrow (Saturday) to ease any child’s fears about getting treatment in a hospital. The Teddy Bear’s Hospital promises to be an educational, interactive and fun day, where Teddy will have his blood pressure, temperature taken and will be treated for minor […]

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Harvey Norman Tralee

Harvey Norman Tralee To Host Charity Events For Peter McVerry Trust

February 14, 2019 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of fun events are taking place at Harvey Norman Tralee over the next couple weeks for a fantastic cause. This Saturday and Sunday sees it all kick-off with a static bikeathon event which sees staff taking turns cycling the distance from Kerry to Dublin while remaining in the […]

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Launching the Bon Jovee night in The Brandon were, in front; Brendan Ring, Audrey Reidy and Eileen Whelan. Back from left; Mike Leahy, Sean McCord, and Damian Greer of Bon Jovee, MC for the evening Brendan Fuller, Audrey Moran and Mary Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Rocking Night In Prospect At The Brandon For Great Causes

February 14, 2019 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost time for music fans to rock the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre for great causes. Local Bon Jovi tribute act, ‘Bon Jovee’ will be joined by Oracle and Mickey Joe Harte for the event on this Saturday night which will help out Cliona’s Foundation, the Chemotherapy Unit at UHK […]

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Tralee Sports Complex.

IT Tralee Society To Host Fundraising Fight Night At The Complex

February 12, 2019 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

A SOCIETY at the IT Tralee is getting ready to rumble as they prepare for a fundraising boxing night at Tralee Sports Complex. The IT Tralee Spark Society is all about sparking the conversation on Mental Health. The society, which was founded by Co-Chairmen Conor O’Brien and Mike Edgar, holds weekly […]

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Stephen O'Brien aims to break free from Philly McMahon and Brian Fenton while Paul Murphy looks on. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fancy Heading Out For The Game? Here’s A Few Places To Go…

February 9, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

No ticket for the game? Awww! (cue violins). No matter though, because it’s going to be a fantastic night in town with the Dub hordes making for an amazing atmosphere in the pubs. If you’re looking for a place to watch the match then try some of these… 1. The […]

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Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in 'Green Book'.

McCann At The Movies: ‘Green Book’ Has Charm And Excellent Performance

February 9, 2019 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Green Book’ is a charming, sentimental tale that’ll give you a warm glow as you leave the Omniplex… Those familiar with the works of Peter Farrelly will know of his genius in the field of cinematic comedy. The likes of ‘Dumb and Dumber’ and ‘There’s Something About Mary’ […]

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Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

February 8, 2019 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you are a parent or guardian of a school leaver, then Wednesday, February 13th is an important date for your diary. Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), which is run under the auspices of Kerry ETB and has two campuses, in Clash and in Denny Street, Tralee is hosting […]

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Shane Clifford

Shane Clifford To Perform Stand-Up Show In Blasket On Thursday Night

February 6, 2019 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will take to the stage at The Blasket Comedy Club tomorrow night (Thursday) for what should be a hugely entertaining show. It’s a great chance for locals to see Shane Clifford, who is currently performing around the country including a Dublin gig at the International Bar last […]

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Pop-Up Valentine’s Craft Market For This Saturday In Roundy’s Bar

Pop-Up Valentine’s Craft Market For This Saturday In Roundy’s Bar

February 5, 2019 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something different to do this Saturday — that doesn’t include the Six Nations and the big GAA game — then you can support local artists and craft makers at a Valentine’s Market in Roundy’s Bar at Milk Market Lane in Tralee from 1pm-6pm. Having previously hosted […]

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Photo by Domnick Walsh.

Artists Invited To Take Part In Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase

February 4, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

PROFESSIONAL artists in Kerry are being invited by Kerry County Council to express their interest in being part of the Kerry Visual Arts Showcase, an annual selected exhibition for professional artists which takes place each year at Government Buildings in Killarney in September. Artists are being asked to download information […]

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Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in 'Vice'.

McCann At The Movies: McKay Pulls No Punches In ‘Vice’

February 2, 2019 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says there are terrific actors on top form in Adam McKay’s ‘Vice’… Director Adam McKay rested his comedic chops in 2015, and changed artistic direction with his critically acclaimed feature ‘The Big Short’, which saw the director explain the financial crash of 2008 in his own unique way […]

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Early Call For Participants For Fenit Coastal Cycle

Early Call For Participants For Fenit Coastal Cycle

January 31, 2019 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

CYCLISTS are asked to take note that the seventh annual Fenit Coastal Cycle takes place on Saturday, March 23. The cycling event is a fundraiser for St. Brendan’s National School, Fenit, while the Kerry Hospice Foundation will receive a monetary donation from the event. There are two routes 25km and […]

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Michelle Greaney (left) of Optimal Fitness looking forward to the 5k/10k Road Race on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hospice To Benefit From Michelle’s Upcoming Running Event

January 31, 2019 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER another successful New Year’s Eve 5k/10k race, Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness is once again planning the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race for Saturday, February 16 at 10am from The Rose Hotel. As with New Year’s Eve, the chosen charity is the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Last year’s […]

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Looking forward to the St Pats GAA Club 'Celebrating Our Past, Building Our Future' event in the Rose Hotel on February 16 were Andrea O'Donoghue, Marie Fitzgibbon, Kieran O'Shea and Jimmy Mulligan. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Pats Looks Forward To Celebrating Its Past And Building For Future

January 30, 2019 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a night of reminiscing in a couple of weeks as St Pat’s GAA Club will celebrate a great period of success at a function in The Rose Hotel. Taking place on Saturday, February 16, the club will look back on the period of 1989 – 1995 when they won […]

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Mike Lynch, Jimmy Adams and Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin rehearsing for 'One Ordination And A Donation'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Hilarious Comedy-Drama Fun On Way At Na Gaeil Clubhouse

January 29, 2019 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

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

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Darragh Ó Cinnéide with Hanson, Anne Condon, Margaret Lyons,Joan Hill with Marcel, Anne O'Riordan with Junior and Anna Lynch launching the upcoming fundraising concert. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dance At The Meadowlands To Raise Funds For Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

January 28, 2019 at 4:09 pm 1 comment

HAVING raised over €20,000 last year for the Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind, local ladies are once again holding an fundraiser for the organisation. A dance will be held in The Meadowlands Hotel on Saturday, February 16, with music coming from ‘Nightlife’. Last August, six members of the Tralee divisional […]

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The contestants in this year's 'Strictly Young Dancing'. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Tralee Musical Society ‘Strictly Young Dancing’ Contestants

January 28, 2019 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE second Tralee Musical Society  ‘Strictly Young Dancing’ is set to take place in a couple of weeks and the participants are all set to deliver a sensational show. Taking place on Saturday, February 9, at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel, it follows on from the huge success of the event […]

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Comedian Chris Kent (second from right) with John Harmon, Finbarr Canty and Barry Duggan at the Blasket Comedy Club on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Super Stand-Up Show From Chris Kent At Blasket Comedy Club

January 26, 2019 at 1:27 pm Comments are Disabled

CORK comic, Chris Kent, got the Blasket Comedy Club off to a great start for 2019, as he performed his stand-up last night. With material involving fatherhood, being snitched on to the dole officer, the philosophy of Will Smith, healthy eating and much more, Chris showed he’s a very, very […]

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Samuel L. Jackson in 'Glass'.

McCann At The Movies: A Case Of ‘Glass’ Half-Empty In Limp End To Supernatural Trilogy

January 26, 2019 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Glass’ is a missed opportunity to end M. Night Shyamalan’s trilogy on a high note… THOSE familiar with the work of M.Night Shyamalan will know that his career in film resembles somewhat of a rollercoaster ride with the heights of such features as ‘The Sixth Sense’ and […]

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Dakotah Carter O'Flynn (Maggie), Darragh Doyle O'Brien (Maurice), Grace Starrett (Mary) and Ephrata Yosef (Mrs Madden)  in rehearsals for 'Big Maggie' on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Powerful Performances As Mercy Mounthawk Stages ‘Big Maggie’

January 25, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE latest production from Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School students opened last night in Siamsa Tire and audiences were very impressed by ‘Big Maggie’. Directed by Tony Behan, the students did John B. Keane’s classic justice with powerful performances from the cast and wonderful detail in the stage sets. The students […]

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