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The lights on The Mall. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

December 7, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Party/shopping season is truly upon us, but when you’re not spending in the shops or clinking glasses, here’s a few things to get up to… Saturday 1. One for history lovers… An exhibition to mark the centenary of the 1918 general election and the First Dáil will be officially opened […]

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Carlos Luque of Food Fiesta, Michelle McCrohan and Derek Rusk, Centre Manager, Manor West Retail Park and Shopping Centre

Food And Craft Fair To Enhance The Festive Spirit At Manor This Weekend

December 6, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is set to host a fun weekend full of festive cheer at their Christmas Food & Craft Fair weekend on this weekend. A diverse mix of local artisan food producers and craftspeople will showcase their wonderful handmade products from 11am – 5pm on […]

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Marty & Sinead of Winning Streak.

Two Kerry Residents To Try Their Luck On Winning Streak

December 5, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry men will be hoping get their Christmases off to a winning start spinning the wheel when they appear on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show this Saturday. Mark Sugrue, who comes from Castleisland is the first of two players this week on Winning Streak from the Kingdom. […]

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KCFE students are bringing Santa's Grotto to primary schools in Tralee over the coming weeks.

KCFE Launches Fundraising Initiatives To Give Back To The Community

December 5, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education has launched an initiative which will see a variety of unusual and collaborative fundraising events being organised to support local charities, not just for Christmas, but also running through the entire academic year. The first scheduled event  is ‘Santa Claus is Coming to You!’, the brainchild of […]

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Tralee Lions Club To Hold Street Collection This Weekend

Tralee Lions Club To Hold Street Collection This Weekend

December 5, 2018 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Lions Club will hold its annual street collection this Friday and Saturday and they are hoping the public will give towards the causes they support throughout the year. They will have collection points at AIB, Penneys, Garvey’s SuperValu and Dunnes Stores NCR and are looking forward to meeting people […]

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Tralee Art Group To Hold Christmas Sale Of Work Event

Tralee Art Group To Hold Christmas Sale Of Work Event

December 4, 2018 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Art Group has had a hectic couple of weeks. Just three weeks ago their new exhibition opened in Tralee Library and at the weekend some of their members’ work went on display in the ‘Off The Rails — Art In The Park’ exhibition in Kerry County Museum. Now they’re […]

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The 4 Of Us.

The 4 Of Us To Play Tralee Show This Week

December 4, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

THEIR heyday may have been nearly three decades ago, but The 4 Of Us can still create a beautiful noise as Tralee will find out this week. The Murphy brothers will play an acoustic show in Banners Hotel on Thursday, December 6 at 9.30pm. The gig is the third in the […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Annual Christmas Fair

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Annual Christmas Fair

December 3, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn is hosting its annual Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 9 in the school hall. This year is extra special as  the school is celebrating 40 successful years in all-Irish primary education. There’s an invitation to come along and enjoy the great variety of stalls and auctions, where […]

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Geraldine Hurley with some of the choir from the Oliver Hurley School of Performing Arts rehearsing for the concert in aid of Pieta House on Sunday week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christmas Carol Concert In St Brendan’s Church On Sunday

December 1, 2018 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

‘A CHRISTMAS Carol Extravaganza’ in aid of Pieta House will be held in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on this Sunday, December 2 at 7.30pm. MC’d by Radio Kerry’s Elaine Kinsella, the concert will feature the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre along with the Siamsa Tíre National Folk […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Robin Hood’ Is A Turkey In Time For Christmas

McCann At The Movies: ‘Robin Hood’ Is A Turkey In Time For Christmas

December 1, 2018 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Robin Hood’s’ ridiculous plot and weary script is wasted on a good cast… A week after this disappointing ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel, I was faced with the prospect of another potential howler in the form of yet another ‘Robin Hood’ feature at Tralee Omniplex this week. Whereas the […]

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Mikel Mato with his painting of boxer Jack Johnson at the opening of the 'Off The Rails' exhibition in Kerry County Museum on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Local Artists Take Their Work ‘Off The Rails’ And Into The Museum

November 30, 2018 at 12:34 pm 1 comment

SOME of Kerry’s most talented artists have gone ‘Off the Rails’ at Kerry County Museum where they will showcase, and hopefully sell, their stunning, creative and colourful artwork during the winter months. ‘Art in the Park’ was a great attraction for tourists and locals during the summer and now that […]

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Launching Recovery Haven's Evening of Sporting Greats which takes place at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on November 30th are hotel manager Jonathan Collins, Dermot Crowley Recovery Haven, event MC Billy Keane and Philomena Stack, Recovery Haven.

Six Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 30, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

With less than four weeks to Christmas, it’s getting busier around town and — besides the shopping and the partying — there’s a lot to get up to… Friday 1. Bazaar time… You could pick up some great prizes in KDYS Denny Street at the St. John’s Parish annual Bazaar. […]

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Looking forward to the annual St John's Bazaar were, from left; Vincent O'Sullivan, Eileen Murrihy, Celine O'Callaghan, Nora Maher, Margaret Crean, Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald, Bridie O'Connor, Mary Hayes, John Murphy and Ita Behan. Photo by Dermot Crean

St John’s Annual Christmas Bazaar To Take Place This Weekend

November 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of year again when people gather over the weekend in KDYS Denny Street for the St. John’s Parish annual Bazaar. Taking place from this Friday to Sunday, there will be plenty on offer – raffles and auctions galore – everything from 2019 All-Ireland Football tickets, hotel vouchers, […]

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Cast members Zoe Riordan, Róisín Moriarty and Chantelle O'Sullivan from Tralee Musical Society Youth before the opening night of The Wiz in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audience Enjoys Opening Night Of ‘The Wiz’ At Siamsa

November 29, 2018 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER months of hard work the cast of Tralee Musical Society’s Youth production of ‘The Wiz’ took to the stage in Siamsa to begin a four night run until Saturday, December 1. There was a great crowd there too to see the musical which was adapted from The Wonderful Wizard of […]

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Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

Tralee Man Returns For Hometown Gig In The Greyhound

November 28, 2018 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will return for a hometown gig tomorrow night with his London based experimental pop/noise rock outfit TAYNE. Fronted by Matthew Sutton, they released their debut album ‘Breathe’ at the start of this month and finish up their 21 date UK/Ireland tour with a gig in Greyhound bar this […]

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Members of the Zyber Theatre Group in rehearsals for 'With Love From Above'. From left; Tim Landers, Raphael Crowley, Ted Cronin, Katie Moloney, Ken Quillinan, John Patton, Rhona Johnston and George Lowe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Theatre Group To Perform Funny And Poignant Play At Meadowlands Hotel

November 28, 2018 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Group is all set to stage their new production at the Meadowlands Hotel next week, with proceeds raised going to three great causes. They will present Fidelma Fitzgerald’s funny and poignant play, ‘With Love From Above’ on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3rd to 5th. Featuring some […]

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Santa Claus and Melanie Harty at the Garvey's Supervalu Food Fair on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee To Host Annual Christmas Food Fair This Wednesday

November 27, 2018 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Wednesday evening will see a very special atmosphere at Garvey’s Supervalu in Tralee as they host their annual Christmas Fair. Taking place from 6pm to 9pm, there’s an array of things going on at the award-winning store including spot prizes and giveaways, mulled wine reception and Christmas cookery demonstrations […]

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Amy Maher, Katelyn Galvin, Zoe Mulqueen and Sophie McAllen contestants in the Ballymac GAA Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In Ballymac GAA ‘Strictly Love Dancing 2019’

November 27, 2018 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S all systems go for Ballymac GAA’s ‘Strictly Love Dancing’ as the 10 couples were announced at the launch in Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. “It’s the finale of our Strictly series, so we’ll be going out with a bang,” said Noelle O’Brien, one of the organisers. “We’ll have […]

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Matthew Dineen (Scarecrow), Marcus Nolan (Lion), Sarah Cleary (Dorothy) and Padraig Harrington (Tinman) stars of The Wiz. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Lively Mixture Of Rock, Gospel And Soul At ‘The Wiz’ In Siamsa This Week

November 27, 2018 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from the huge success of ‘All Shook Up’ staged in 2017, the award-winning Tralee Musical Society’s Youth is delighted to present ‘The Wiz’ running from Wednesday, November 28 to Saturday, December 1. Adapted from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and made famous by Michael Jackson and Diana Ross, this musical version […]

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Geraldine Hurley with some of the choir from the Oliver Hurley School of Performing Arts rehearsing for the concert in aid of Pieta House on Sunday week. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Christmas Carol Extravaganza For Pieta House

November 24, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something that’ll get you in the mood for the festive season and you’ll be supporting a great cause too. ‘A Christmas Carol Extravaganza’ in aid of Pieta House will be held in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Sunday, December 2 at 7.30pm. MC’d by Radio Kerry’s Elaine […]

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McCann At The Movies: New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Offering Is A Mess Of A Movie

McCann At The Movies: New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Offering Is A Mess Of A Movie

November 24, 2018 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ boasts dazzling effects but they can’t hide its many flaws… After the 2016 release of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ proved that were was still life after the highly successful franchise of Harry Potter. It showed there was much […]

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Manor West To Host Food And Craft Fair This Saturday

November 23, 2018 at 11:21 am 1 comment

IT’S officially Christmas at Manor West Shopping Centre as the first of their three Christmas Food & Craft Fairs begins on Saturday November 24th from 11am – 5pm. The fair will host a diverse mix of local artisan food producers and craftspeople offering wonderful handmade products. Manor West invites families […]

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Santa Claus is joined by Tigger, Shimmer & Shine, Winnie the Pooh and Alice to launch Santaland at CH and the Christmas parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 23, 2018 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

It’s going to be a very busy weekend in town with a parade, the Christmas lights turned on and more… Friday 1. A history of Ardfert… A screening of the new offering from local film producer, James McCarthy and his wife Catherine, featuring the village of Ardfert will take place […]

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Launching the upcoming Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch were Fashion writer Catherine Keane, Aoife Hickey of The Ashe Hotel, Margaret Kissane of Connect Kerry, Toireasa Ferris (MC for the event) and General Manager fo The Ashe Hotel Ruth O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion, Beauty, Great Food And Fun At Connect Kerry Ladies Lunch

November 23, 2018 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications is hosting their annual Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon at the Ashe Hotel Tralee, this Sunday, but there’s only a handful of tickets left. With over €4,000 in spot prizes, it’s going to be a fantastic day of fashion, beauty, food and fun. The day will commence at […]

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Santa received a 'BIG' Tralee welcome at Manor West Shopping Centre this week As Brooke Cunningham Tralee Caoimhe Brassil and Annie Brassil from Abbydorney had the chance to meet the big man in red and his friends. Customers also enjoyed some balloon modelling fun and face painting. Santa and his special friends will be at Manor West Shopping Centre every Saturday and Sunday from 12-6pm right up to December 23rd.
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PHOTOS: Boys And Girls Meet Santa At Manor West Shopping Centre

November 22, 2018 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park was buzzing last weekend as the Christmas season really kicked off their with the arrival of Santa Claus. He received a great welcome from boys and girls who queued up to meet him throughout Saturday and Sunday. There was also some balloon modelling […]

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Seminar On Sexual And Domestic Violence In Tralee Next Month

Seminar On Sexual And Domestic Violence In Tralee Next Month

November 22, 2018 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A SEMINAR on Sexual & Domestic Violence is to be held next month at the Manor West Hotel to coincide with an international campaign with starts on Sunday. The 16 Days Campaign Opposing Violence against Women is an annual event and runs from November 25 to December 10. It is […]

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Boxing Club To Host Annual Tournament This Sunday

Boxing Club To Host Annual Tournament This Sunday

November 22, 2018 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

RINGSIDE at Tralee Boxing Club is the place to be for all fans of  the sport this Sunday at their base in Monavalley Industrial Estate. Boxers from Tralee, Castleisland, Ballybunion, Listowel, Tipperary, Limerick, will take part in the club’s annual tournament which begins at 2pm. They’ll be competing for cups […]

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Brendan O'Connell taking part in last year's Polar Plunge.

Tralee Bay Swimming Club Wants You To Be ‘Freezin’ For A Reason’

November 21, 2018 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A GREAT event to ‘warm’ up for the Christmas swim takes place in a couple of weeks in Fenit to raise funds for a great cause. On Sunday December 9, members of Tralee Bay Swimming Club will host The Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Ireland. This is a great organisation […]

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Writer in Residence Annemarie Ní Churreáin

Kerry Poets’ Work To Be Featured In New Anthology

November 21, 2018 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

‘STILL In The Dreaming’, a new anthology of poetry by Kerry poets will be launched next week. The title of the anthology ‘Still In The Dreaming’ takes its name from a reference by Kerry scholar John Moriarty who described the county landscape as ‘still in the dreaming’. The book includes […]

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Tears For Fears

Tears For Fears To Play The INEC In January

November 21, 2018 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY ruled the pop world for a time in the 1980s and now Tears for Fears will bring their ‘Rule the World’ Tour to the INEC Killarney in January. They will play the venue on Wednesday January 30. Tickets from €46.00 available this Friday at 10am from www.inec.ie A mélange […]

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