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Dancing the night away at the end of the parade on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Rose Parade On Saturday Night (Part 2)

August 25, 2019 at 10:58 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… ROSES, marching bands and colourful floats made for a great spectacle on the streets of Tralee on Saturday night. The annual Rose Parade was great fun and we were there to capture the atmosphere in […]

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Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy at the parade on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Fun Of The Saturday Night Rose Parade (Part 1)

August 25, 2019 at 9:53 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival Parade is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THERE was that ‘dirty mist’ around town for most of the evening, but thankfully it cleared for much of the Rose of Tralee Parade on Saturday night. The crowds showed up as usual for […]

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Woodies Tralee Store Manager, Tadhg O'Regan, presenting the cheque for €7,055 to Declan Ronayne CEO Woodie's and Heroes Cyclists on Monday last.

Woodies Staff Raise Over €7,000 For Charities During Month-Long Campaign

August 24, 2019 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

WOODIES staff in Tralee should be proud of themselves after they raised thousands of euro for charities over the past month. Staff took part in the nationwide Woodie’s Hero’s 2019 campaign with money raised for four charities — Child Line, Temple Street Hospital, Hand in Hand and Autism Assistant Dogs […]

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Met Eireann.

Here’s How The Weather’s Shaping Up For The Rest Of The Festival

August 24, 2019 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S going to be okay. If you’re heading into town today or tonight you won’t get soaked…according to Met Eireann. While earlier this week they suggested we were in for sunny weekend, they’ve revised their […]

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Caroline and Keelin Reidy, Michelle, Noah and Isla Fealy, Lisa, Jack, Kyle and Dylan Vahey  in the Town Park on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Family Fun All Over Town On Friday

August 23, 2019 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE start of the Festival saw big crowds in town and if this atmosphere continues we’re in for a fantastic festival. There was music in The Square, The Mall and loads of stuff for the […]

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Singing 'The Rose Of Tralee' in The Square for the official opening of the Rose of Tralee Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Festival Is Officially Opened With Colour And Pageantry

August 23, 2019 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THERE was a large crowd in the Square on Friday afternoon as the official opening of the Rose of Tralee Festival took place to celebrate 60 years of the event. Hosted by Kerry County Council, […]

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Sharon Roche, Philomena Duggan and Christina Mulligan at the Recovery Haven 'Celebration of Light' at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Beautiful And Moving Occasion Once Again At ‘Celebration Of Light’

August 23, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

IT was another night of reflection, emotion and remembrance at Tralee Bay Wetlands for the eighth annual Recovery Haven ‘Celebration of Light’ on Thursday. There was a large crowd present, many of whom had to park at the Aqua Dome, such was the popularity of the event which is both an […]

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Hothouse Flowers

Five Things To See And Do At The Festival On Friday

August 23, 2019 at 9:31 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… Right so, the Rose of Tralee Festival kicks off today and there’s loads to do around town. Here’s a few suggestions of what to get up to… 1. Family fun… If you have children, then […]

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Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy

Sally-Ann’s The Early Favourite On 60th Anniversary Of The Rose Festival

August 22, 2019 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival will be brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S early days but the bookies favourite at the moment is one of our own. According to Paddy Power (on Thursday afternoon), Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy leads the betting at 3/1 and wouldn’t it […]

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Maria Walsh

Maria Walsh To Speak At St John Of God Tralee Event

August 22, 2019 at 10:41 am 0 comments

ST John of God Service at Monavalley are hosting a Rights Information Morning for people with disabilities on next Tuesday, August 27. The main speaker will be Maria Walsh, former Rose of Tralee and now Fine Gael MEP for Ireland Midlands North-West. Aine O’Sullivan, Disability Federation Ireland, will give a […]

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Sponsored: Number Of Job Vacancies At St John Of God Kerry Services

Sponsored: Number Of Job Vacancies At St John Of God Kerry Services

August 21, 2019 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

ST John of God Kerry Services is looking for applicants to fill a number of job vacancies in the county. St John of God Kerry Services provides a range of programmes and services for adults and children with an intellectual disability throughout the Kerry region. If you are looking for […]

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Kerry Primary Schools Invited To Take Part In Blue Star Programme

Kerry Primary Schools Invited To Take Part In Blue Star Programme

August 21, 2019 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

PRIMARY school pupils in Kerry are being challenged to get creative in how they learn and think about Europe through the Blue Star Programme, coordinated by European Movement Ireland. Since the first year of the Programme in 2011-2012, Kerry has had 45 primary schools participate, of the 1,000+ schools that […]

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Good News For The Rose Festival As Fine Weather Is On The Way

Good News For The Rose Festival As Fine Weather Is On The Way

August 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival will be brought to you by AIB Tralee… YOU wouldn’t think it now, but the weather is set to improve dramatically over the next week. While the rain is pelting down today, we’re going to see dry weather from Thursday afternoon onwards […]

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The large crowd at the Celebration of Light at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected To Attend ‘Celebration Of Light’ Event

August 21, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is extending a warm invitation to the people of Kerry to join them at Tralee Bay Wetlands on this Thursday night for their eighth annual Celebration of Light ceremony. Run in conjunction with the Rose of Tralee Festival and Kerry Choral Union, this poignant […]

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Gardaí Issue Warning About Text Message Scam

Gardaí Issue Warning About Text Message Scam

August 21, 2019 at 10:11 am 0 comments

GARDAI at the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau have alerted the public to an ongoing Text Message Scam focused on gaining access to personal bank accounts. An Garda Síochána supported by the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) are advising consumers to be on the alert to a text message […]

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Launching the Freshers Fest in the Square on Monday were, Joseph Kavanagh, Petrina Comerford, Helena McMahon, Jason O'Byrne, Paul Ruane, Mary Lucey, Ken Tobin, Dale Drosnan, Ruairi Fry, Tadhg Flynn and David Scott. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Square Will Host Live Bands And DJs For ‘Freshers Fest’ Next Month

August 21, 2019 at 9:42 am 0 comments

TRALEE will host the 1st annual ‘Freshers Fest’ from Tuesday, September 10 to Thursday, September 12. This brand-new festival will see a stage erected in the ‘festival square’ hosting live acts until 10pm on two nights, followed by live music in the bars of Tralee, and a host of events […]

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Cllr Pa Daly

Govt Policy Fails Renters Says Cllr As Kerry Sees Double Digit Increase

August 20, 2019 at 2:26 pm 1 comment

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Pa Daly has said that the latest Daft.ie rent report published today is further evidence that government policy is failing renters. The data shows a 13.6% increase in rents in Kerry between the second quarter in 2018 and Q2 this year. The average rent in the county […]

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'Love Island' winner Greg O'Shea.

‘Love Island’ Winner To Judge At Ladies Day In Killarney

August 20, 2019 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

HOT on the heels of the high-profile visit of racing superstar Frankie Dettori to the track in July, the team at Killarney Racecourse has pulled off another major coup for this week’s festival of racing. Dapper Love Island winner Greg O’Shea and glamorous model and TV personality Yvonne Connolly will […]

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Tralee Gardaí To Welcome Public To Open Day At John Mitchels GAA Club

Tralee Gardaí To Welcome Public To Open Day At John Mitchels GAA Club

August 20, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

THE community policing unit at Tralee Garda Station are hosting an Open Day at John Mitchels GAA Complex, Tralee, on Saturday next between 12pm and 4pm. This event takes place during the Rose of Tralee Festival and the theme is embracing “Community Inclusiveness” . It is an opportunity for members […]

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Eibh Collins

Kerry Film Festival Announces New Head Of Programming

August 20, 2019 at 10:18 am 0 comments

KERRY Film Festival has announced Eibh Collins as its new Head of Programming, beginning with the milestone 20th edition of the festival, which will be held in Killarney from October 17th- 20th. Eibh Collins is a hugely experienced film programmer and festival manager who has worked extensively on the circuit […]

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Norma Burke (centre), Assistant Manager of Pavers in the Outlet Centre in Killarney, presents a cheque to Breda Dyland and Trish Kelly of Kerry Cancer Support Group.

Pavers Foundation Helps Kerry Cancer Support Group

August 20, 2019 at 10:11 am 0 comments

MEMBERS of Kerry Cancer Support Group-Health Link Transport were presented with a cheque for £2,000 by Norma Burke, Assistant Manager of Pavers in the Outlet Centre in Killarney last week. The donation will be used to complement and enhance the existing services that Kerry Cancer Support Group provide. This includes […]

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Dr Sarah O'Halloran

LISTEN: Local Woman Composes Song In Homage To Original Rose Of Tralee Story

August 20, 2019 at 10:10 am 0 comments

A TRALEE woman has composed a song paying homage to the original Rose of Tralee song, just in time for the festival. Dr Sarah O’Halloran is a composer who currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area.  ‘Like A Rose of Tralee’ pays homage to the beloved 19th century song re-imagining […]

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Here’s Where Kerry’s Official Post All-Ireland Function In Dublin Will Take Place

Here’s Where Kerry’s Official Post All-Ireland Function In Dublin Will Take Place

August 19, 2019 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

IF you’re staying on in Dublin after the All-Ireland, then you might want to head to this. Kerry GAA has just announced that the official post match function on September 1 will be held in the DTWO Night Club. Located in The Harcourt Hotel on Harcourt Street, it’s closer to the […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 2)

August 19, 2019 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

You met 16 ladies earlier (click here if you missed it), now here’s the rest of the Rose of Tralee 2019 contestants… LONDON ROSE – LAURA KENNEDY Hailing from Glenville, in East Cork, I am honoured to be able to represent my adopted home as the London Rose. As the […]

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The tree near the Brandon carpark which is a popular meeting point for teenagers during the festival.

Gardaí To Patrol Popular Gathering Point For Teenagers During Rose Festival

August 19, 2019 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee will be cracking down on underage drinking during the Rose of Tralee festival this weekend and are urging parents of teenagers to be vigilant. Speaking on the ‘Talkabout’ programme on Radio Kerry on Monday afternoon, Garda Cathy Murphy said some of the behaviour exhibited by teenagers in […]

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Cash And Jewellery Taken In Burglaries In Tralee And Currow

Cash And Jewellery Taken In Burglaries In Tralee And Currow

August 19, 2019 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a number of burglaries in Tralee and Currow over the past week. A house in Cahermoneen was broken into between Sunday, August 11 and Thursday, August 15. A sum of money along with earrings, a necklace and a ring were taken. On Wednesday, August 14, […]

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Tralee Outlook To Cease Publication

Tralee Outlook To Cease Publication

August 19, 2019 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

WALSH Colour Print in Castleisland has confirmed that two of its magazines are to cease publication. The Tralee Outlook and Sliabh Luachra Outlook will no longer be printed and it has resulted in the loss of two full-time jobs with other staff redeployed within the company. The Killarney Outlook will continue […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 1)

PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 1)

August 19, 2019 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

There’s just days to go until the Rose of Tralee Festival begins. It’s time to meet 16 of the contestants… ABU DHABI – KAREN CASHMAN Marhaba! My name is Karen Cashman and I am a twenty-seven-year-old primary school teacher from East Cork currently living in Abu Dhabi. I am a […]

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Peggy Daly and Debbie Quirke at the Churchill Heritage Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Family Fun In Churchill On Heritage Day

August 18, 2019 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather held, for the most part, at the annual Churchill Heritage Day at the Forge on Saturday afternoon. This event organised annually by the Spa Fenit Community Council as part of Heritage week celebration is a major social attraction in the area. The theme of the event is situated […]

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Celia Holman Lee with Oonagh O'Gara at the official opening of the 'Gowns Of Glory' Exhibition at Kerry County Museum on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celia Holman Lee Open ‘Gowns Of Glory’ At Kerry County Museum

August 17, 2019 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

FASHION icon Celia Holman Lee was in town on Friday evening to officially open a special exhibition of the dresses worn by winning Roses of Tralee over the past 60 years. Kerry County Museum in Tralee is hosting the exhibition which charts the changing styles over the decades and it’s […]

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