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Members of the Under The Elements homeless awareness group are, from left: Charlene Tidings, Marian Coffey, Julie Fitzpatrick and Marilyn O' Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

September 9, 2016 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Charity events for a homeless shelter, a Disney-themed quiz and the county’s big hurling day are just some of the events you can head to this weekend around town… Saturday 1. A cycle for school… Everyone is invited to Ardfert in the morning, to take part in a great cycle in aid of the […]

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Tralee Man’s Work To Feature In Kerry Visual Arts Showcase

Tralee Man’s Work To Feature In Kerry Visual Arts Showcase

September 9, 2016 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man is among the seven artists exhibiting work at the Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase 2016 will be launched on Culture Night next Friday. Des Fitzgerald from Tralee will join fellow Kerry-based artists Pat Owen, Miroslava Pavelkova, Diarmaid O’Sullivan, Deirdre McKenna, Diana Muller and Joseph Keating in having their work on […]

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Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

September 9, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

A LECTURE on a Tralee man who died during World War 1 will take place in Tralee Library during Culture Night next Friday. One hundred years ago this September, 22-year-old Denis Baily from Tralee won the Military Cross for his bravery during the Battle of the Somme. He was among […]

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Tesco’s Kerry Stores To Throw Tea Party To Celebrate Donating €48,000 To Local Causes

Tesco’s Kerry Stores To Throw Tea Party To Celebrate Donating €48,000 To Local Causes

September 8, 2016 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Kerry will host a Communi-Tea party to celebrate donating over €48,000 to local causes in the county. On Saturday, September 17, Tesco stores will be throwing the celebration to mark contributing to schools, sports clubs, animal shelters and many more who have benefitted from their Community Fund to date. The party, which […]

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of Tralee Musical Society.

Disney-Themed Family Quiz To Take Place This Sunday

September 7, 2016 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IF YOU happen to be, or know someone who’s a Disney fanatic, there’s a great opportunity to test your knowledge this weekend. Tralee Musical Society are hosting a Disney Family Quiz in St Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, this Sunday at 2pm. A table of four costs €20 with all the proceeds […]

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A group cleaning up Banna Strand in 2014.

Call Goes Out For Volunteers To Help With Banna Clean-Up

September 6, 2016 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are not many stretches of coastline more perfect in Ireland than Banna Strand and it requires a bit of love and care to help keep it that way. Banna Coastcare, in conjunction with the national initiative Clean Coasts, are organising a Banna clean-up on Saturday, September 17 at 10am. Clean Coasts […]

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David McSavage

David McSavage Is Bringing His New Show To Tralee

September 6, 2016 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER top Irish comedy performer is set to bring his new show to Tralee later this month. Il Forno Italian restaurant will welcome the eccentric and very funny David McSavage and Guests on Friday September 23 to their first floor comedy venue which is growing quite a reputation for hosting […]

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The Tralee Food Festival Is Shaping Up To Be Just Delicious

The Tralee Food Festival Is Shaping Up To Be Just Delicious

September 5, 2016 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH less than three weeks to go, the Tralee Food Festival programme has been released and the event is set to showcase some of our great eateries around town. Last year, thousands enjoyed the food market, food and beer trails and cookery demos around the town over the three days […]

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The contestants in the upcoming John Mitchels GAA Club Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Contestants In The John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

September 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE limbering up for what should be a fantastic night in October at the inaugural John Mitchels GAA Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event. It will be held in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday, October 30 and the couples are currently in training under the eye of Ms Laura Flaherty, choreographer. Many of them […]

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The captains of the eight teams in the Abbeydorney Hurling Club Battle of the Parish event at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Back from left; Mikey Leahy, Helena O'Leary, Brian O'Leary, Feral Roche, Nigel Roche, Helen Mansell, Brian Donovan, Kieran Dineen with Jonathan Collins of the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and  in front, Sean and Donagh O'Connell. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Abbeydorney Gears Up For ‘Battle Of The Parish’ Fundraiser

September 3, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE had Lip Sync Battles and Strictly Come Dancing, but they do things differently in Abbeydorney when it comes to big fundraisers. On Friday night, the teams in the forthcoming ‘Battle Of The Parish’ – to take place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on October 30 – were announced at a […]

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Billy Keane Takes On Ambassador Role For Culture Night

Billy Keane Takes On Ambassador Role For Culture Night

September 2, 2016 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

BILLY Keane will be Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador for the event which will see events take place in Tralee and all over the county. “I’m delighted to be Kerry’s Culture Night ambassador,” says Billy. “Culture is about people coming together, telling stories, dancing listening to music, poetry. It is part […]

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Sponsored: Bump, Baby And Toddler Event With Beauty Tips From Expert At CH

Sponsored: Bump, Baby And Toddler Event With Beauty Tips From Expert At CH

September 2, 2016 at 8:29 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S become an annual favourite with moms-to-be and new parents and this year it’s set to be even better at CH Chemists. This free event is, of course, the Bump, Baby and Toddler day which will be held on Wednesday, September 14 from 11am to 5pm at the award-winning store. […]

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Waiting for the start of the Banna Beast Challenge on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

September 2, 2016 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

It’s a relatively quiet weekend, but there’s still some stuff to get up to around town and beyond this weekend… FRIDAY Say farewell to Fr Sean.. The Meadowlands Hotel is the venue tonight for a special event to say farewell to a much loved clergyman. Fr Sean Hanafin, of St […]

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New Series Written, Produced And Directed By Kerry Man Begins On TV3 Tonight

New Series Written, Produced And Directed By Kerry Man Begins On TV3 Tonight

September 1, 2016 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget to tune into TV3 tonight for Kerry man Gerard Barrett’s new drama series. Starring Pat Shortt it will begin its three week run at 10pm. The former IT Tralee student and Knockanure native wrote, directed and produced the show which is being highly anticipated judging by the amount of […]

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Five Things To Do This Weekend Around Town

August 26, 2016 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend and what a weekend! There’s loads to do over the next two days. Here’s a few suggestions… Saturday 1. On yer bike… For the energetic among you, Na Gaeil GAA club is holding their annual fundraising cycle. It’s always a fun day out with an 80km route via Castleisland, Abbeyfeale […]

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Officer O'Malley, the Keystone Kop, consults with fellow officers  on Castle Street on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Enjoying Thursday Night Entertainment Around The Town

August 19, 2016 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE rain put a dampener on Thursday night’s entertainment around town, but some people still managed to get out and about before the real action kicks off tonight. Every seat was taken in the Square […]

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Four Things To Do At The Rose Festival Tonight

Four Things To Do At The Rose Festival Tonight

August 18, 2016 at 5:05 pm 2 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… The Festival is in full swing downtown and there’s loads of stuff to get up to this evening. Let’s just hope it stays dry… Head down to ‘De Bazaar’…   Look, it’s not too crazy in […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Roses’ Fun In Ballybunion And First Qualifier Takes Place

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Roses’ Fun In Ballybunion And First Qualifier Takes Place

August 18, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE Roses are having great fun since they arrived in town and yesterday were getting out and about in north Kerry. Ballybunion hosted some of the Roses who weren’t part of last night’s first qualifying […]

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Packed Programme Of Events For Heritage Week At Kerry County Museum

Packed Programme Of Events For Heritage Week At Kerry County Museum

August 18, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Museum has unveiled a packed programme of events to be held to coincide with Heritage Week which runs from Saturday, August 20 to Sunday, August 28. As well as a lecture on the Kerry witnesses at the trial of Roger Casement, there will be a walking tour of medieval Tralee and a […]

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Roses To Arrive In Tralee This Evening As Festival Set To Kick Off

Roses To Arrive In Tralee This Evening As Festival Set To Kick Off

August 16, 2016 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WELL it’s almost time now. The town is getting ready to party for the week and the Roses are heading for Tralee at last. The 65 contestants are set to arrive at their base in […]

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At the launch of Churchill's Heritage Week celebrations were members of the Spa and Fenit community. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Spa And Fenit Community To Forge Present With Past At Family Day

August 16, 2016 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

  TRADITIONS and skills of the past will take centre stage in Churchill on Saturday week. Spa/Fenit Community Council will celebrate National Heritage week at the Old Forge, Churchill on Saturday, August 27. This is one of the most popular social events in the area which will again showcase many […]

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Bar/Restaurant Assures Customers It’s Open During Square Concerts

Bar/Restaurant Assures Customers It’s Open During Square Concerts

August 14, 2016 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE The Square will be buzzing with action over the Festival period with many concerts staged in the open space, one business is stressing it is open during all the fun. No.4 On The Square has been contacted by many patrons since they heard the concerts were taking place, asking […]

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Rose Of Tralee Feature On Miriam’s RTE Show Tonight

Rose Of Tralee Feature On Miriam’s RTE Show Tonight

August 13, 2016 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

WELL last week it was Paul Galvin and journalist Fergal Keane gracing our TV screens and this week there will another Kerry link to the ‘Saturday Night With Miriam’ show. The famed journalist, Miriam O’Callaghan (whose father hails from Kerry), will welcome Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan and a whole host of […]

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Summer Open Air Cinema To Screen Family Favourite At Fenit

Summer Open Air Cinema To Screen Family Favourite At Fenit

August 12, 2016 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE Footloose was originally scheduled to play next week in Fenit, it’s now been postponed and replaced with another 80s favourite. The Summer Open Air Cinema will be in the Tralee Sailing Club in Fenit on Wednesday next, with a special screening of Honey, I Shrunk The Kids, the 1989 American […]

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‘Ready Steady Cook’ Event For The Square During Rose Festival

‘Ready Steady Cook’ Event For The Square During Rose Festival

August 11, 2016 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

TASTE Kerry are organising a mouth-watering events in the Dome and the Square to highlight the best the county has to offer when it comes to cuisine during the Festival. Organised as part of this years Rose of Tralee International Festival, visitors will have the opportunity to taste and sample a […]

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Group To Begin ‘Travelling Tea-Party’ Repeal The 8th Amendment Discussions

Group To Begin ‘Travelling Tea-Party’ Repeal The 8th Amendment Discussions

August 11, 2016 at 11:30 am 3 comments

  THE ‘Travelling Tea-Party’ taking place this weekend, is the first in a series of artist-led, socially-engaged events by artist Tricia O’Connor. The aim of this series of tea-parties is to promote dialogue around the Repeal of the 8th Amendment and Abortion Rights in Ireland. Both Pro-Life and Pro-Choice views are […]

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Launching the International Women's Conference in Tralee were, from left: Elaine Tierney, Sarah o'Regan, Eddie Bowler, Oonagh Harrington, Elysha Brennan (Rose of Tralee) and Joe Shanahan (Manager of AIB Tralee Branch). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rose Helps Promote International Business Women’s Conference During Festival

August 11, 2016 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE International Business Women’s Conference to be held in conjunction with the Rose of Tralee international Festival will take place on Monday, August 22 in the Brandon Hotel and there is still time to register. Rose of Tralee, Elysha Brennan, called to sponsors AIB at their Castle Street branch to help promote the event […]

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‘Strictly’ Fundraiser This Autumn For John Mitchels GAA Club

‘Strictly’ Fundraiser This Autumn For John Mitchels GAA Club

August 10, 2016 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

JOHN Mitchels GAA Club will hold their own ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ fundraiser this year, it has been announced. It will be held in Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday, October 30 and the 12 couples have been carefully selected and are currently in training under the experienced eye of Ms Laura Flaherty, choreographer. […]

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Paddy Steer will bring his show to the Greyhound Bar this Sunday.

A Psychedelic And Intriguing Act Is Coming To Tralee This Sunday

August 10, 2016 at 10:19 am 2 comments

A UNIQUE artist will visit Tralee as part of his inaugural Irish tour and unleash his unique brand of sonic mayhem in The Greyhound Bar, Tralee on Sunday 14th August. Doors will be open from 9pm to 11:30pm.  Paddy Steer has been described as a “Zelig-like character along the timeline of […]

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Festival Countdown: Ashe Memorial Hall To Be ‘Digitally-Mapped’ During Festival

Festival Countdown: Ashe Memorial Hall To Be ‘Digitally-Mapped’ During Festival

August 9, 2016 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re out and about during the festival next week (yes, it’s starting that soon!), then you won’t want to miss the spectacular Illumination of Ashe Memorial Hall. This ‘digital street mapping’ is a ten minute presentation at night where graphics will be projected onto the building to form a history of Tralee […]

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