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Ed Sheeran Joins Cast Of Tralee Actor’s New Series

Ed Sheeran Joins Cast Of Tralee Actor’s New Series

July 28, 2015 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE actor Timothy V Murphy will be sharing the screen with one of the most famous singers in the world in his new series this autumn. Chart-topping singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, who just played two sell-out shows in Croke Park, is set for a recurring role on the forthcoming FX drama, The Bastard […]

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VIDEO: New Archive Footage Released Of De Valera Reviewing The Forces In Tralee

VIDEO: New Archive Footage Released Of De Valera Reviewing The Forces In Tralee

July 28, 2015 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS man could certainly draw a crowd! Long before Nathan Carter was packing Denny Street for the festival, there was another guy who had the magnetism to attract thousands of people to the streets of Tralee. British Movietone, the digital archive service, has just uploaded a video of Eamon De Valera […]

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Ballyseedy Home And Garden Centre Named In Top 100 Businesses In Ireland List

Ballyseedy Home And Garden Centre Named In Top 100 Businesses In Ireland List

July 28, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre has been named in the Retail Excellence Ireland Top 100 list. The business, located on the outskirts of Tralee, is the only Kerry entry. The Retail Excellence Ireland Awards are the largest, most prestigious and recognised event in the Irish Retail Industry calendar. The objective of the […]

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Woodies Staff Are Working On Granting Wishes For Children

Woodies Staff Are Working On Granting Wishes For Children

July 28, 2015 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

STAFF at Woodies DIY are working hard to make children’s wishes come true in a new fundraising drive at the store. Workers at the Manor West branch are taking turns on a stationary bike every Saturday, between 12 noon and 4pm, for the next four weeks in their bid to raise cash for the […]

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House Restaurant To Host Coffee Morning In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

House Restaurant To Host Coffee Morning In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

July 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE ‘House’ restaurant is getting all set to hold its coffee morning on Tuesday July 28 from which all takings from those hours will be going towards helping out the newly opened ‘321 Down Syndrome Kerry Shop’. The event is sure to be a relaxed one and will be […]

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Eric Leahy To Be Remembered With Memorial Shield At Tralee 100k Race

Eric Leahy To Be Remembered With Memorial Shield At Tralee 100k Race

July 27, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE team at Run The Kingdom (RTK) have announced that they will be presenting the ‘Eric Leahy Memorial Shield’ at the Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon this weekend. The shield will be awarded to the first male and female home in honour of Eric, who sadly passed away back in April. […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee Area

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee Area

July 27, 2015 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are seeking the public’s help with burglaries in Tralee and around the county over the past week. Gardaí are urging homeowners to be vigilant as the amount of burglaries has increased over the past month or so and they encourage people to lock doors and windows when leaving and to install an alarm […]

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The Kerry team take part in  the pre match parade. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry To Face Kildare At 2pm But Minors To Play On Monday

July 27, 2015 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT’S been confirmed by the GAA that Kerry will play their All-Ireland Quarter Final against Kildare at 2pm on Sunday in Croke Park. The other quarter-final involving Dublin v Fermanagh will throw-in at 4pm. Meanwhile the Kerry minors will be involved in another double-header, this time in Tullamore the following […]

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Tralee Man Conor Left Humbled By Team Hoyt Opportunity At The Weekend

Tralee Man Conor Left Humbled By Team Hoyt Opportunity At The Weekend

July 27, 2015 at 12:33 pm 1 comment

TRALEE man, Conor Cusack was left humbled this weekend as he took part in the Keith Whyte Waterfront Ultra Marathon as part of the famous ‘Team Hoyt’. Team Hoyt consists of the American father and son duo of Dick and Rick Hoyt, who are known around the world for their […]

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Ginger Goes For Gold In ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Competition

Ginger Goes For Gold In ‘Nose Of Tralee’ Competition

July 27, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE hopes of the county in this year’s ‘Nose of Tralee 2015’ competition are pinned on a little dog called Ginger from Tralee. Stacey Wallace’s dog is this year’s Kerry finalist in the second year of the national competition which will see dogs from the 32 counties taking part. Stacey is […]

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A Vintage Weekend In Prospect In Abbeydorney

July 27, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

MICHAEL Healy Rae officially launched details of the Abbeydorney Vintage Weekend last Thursday evening at Abbeydorney GAA Grounds. This year’s two day event, on August 8-9, kicks off with registration at 5pm on the Saturday, for the Vintage and Classic Car and Tractor Run. All vehicles will set off from the […]

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Rose of Tralee 2014, Maria Walsh, in the Rose Garden in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Maria To Parachute Into The Park During Festival

July 27, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

MARIA Walsh expects to literally drop into Tralee Town Park on Sunday, August 16 if she becomes the first Rose of Tralee to perform a parachute jump in the height of the Festival. Landing in picturesque Tralee Town Park, the tandem jump, which is subject to licence, will form part […]

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The Omniplex cinema on Dan Spring Road.

Cinema Evacuated Last Night Due To Suspected Gas Leak Nearby

July 26, 2015 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

CINEMAGOERS at the Omniplex had their evening interrupted last night when they had to be evacuated due to suspected gas leak at the Aquadome. Two units of Tralee Fire Brigade were called to the scene just after 9pm to Dan Spring Road where there were reports of a strong smell of […]

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Young Mother’s Warning About Men’s Strange Behaviour Towards Child

Young Mother’s Warning About Men’s Strange Behaviour Towards Child

July 26, 2015 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A MOTHER of an 11 month child felt intimidated and frightened when two strangers asked her if they could take her baby out of the buggy and take photos of him. Melanie Clancy from Killeen contacted TraleeToday.ie as she wanted to warn other parents about the incident in town on […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 26, 2015 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week… (If you’d like a photo to feature just tag #Tralee in the photo and we’ll see it) We just had to put this photo up, […]

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Jackie Willes, Maire Hennessy and Josie Scanlon at the start of the Jamie Wrenn Walk on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines On The Jamie Wrenn Walkers

July 26, 2015 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST under 100 people took to the roads on Saturday morning for the annual Jamie Wrenn Walk for the Kerry Hospice. The walk sets off in the sunshine at 10am from the Aquadome and along the way, the walkers stopped off for refreshments at O’Sheas in Curraheen, then The Junction Bar, Camp and finally at the […]

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Denny Street.

Tralee Makes Top 15 For Best Tourism Town Awards

July 26, 2015 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is in the mix for a prestigious national award so we have to be on our toes for the next few weeks! Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD announced today that Fáilte Ireland is publishing its shortlist of 15 towns and villages from across the country being considered for […]

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Man Dies In Road Accident In South Kerry

Man Dies In Road Accident In South Kerry

July 26, 2015 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are investigating a fatal road traffic collision, which occurred at approximately 7pm on Saturday at Gortatlea, Mastergeehy, in south Kerry. A passenger on an agricultural tractor was fatally injured when he fell from the vehicle. The 57 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene. The body of […]

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Dead Cat Painted Over On Road Near Ballyheigue

Dead Cat Painted Over On Road Near Ballyheigue

July 25, 2015 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE is consternation on social media today at a photo of a dead cat which has been painted over by a truck line-painting  the roads. Animal Help Net Kerry uploaded the photo, taken in the Ballyheigue area, to their Facebook page this morning and it has been met with outrage online. “When […]

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Suzanne Ennis, from Tralee Credit Union hands over the keys of a brand new Toyota Aurus, to Catherine Moriarty, winner of the Credit Union Members Draw. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Oakpark Lady Is Latest Winner Of Tralee Credit Union Car Draw

July 25, 2015 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

AN Oakpark lady is the latest person to drive off with a brand new car courtesy of the Tralee Credit Union members car draw. There were plenty of smiles outside Tralee Credit Union as draw winner Catherine Moriarty, was joined by family members to pick up the keys to a […]

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Fantastic Family Day Out In Blennerville This Sunday

Fantastic Family Day Out In Blennerville This Sunday

July 25, 2015 at 8:26 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Pony Society is getting all set to hold its annual show when families gather for a whole host of activities in Blennerville this Sunday, July 26. The day will be officially launched at 1.30pm on Sunday by the Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Pat McCarthy, but the action gets underway much […]

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A Chinese Cultural Festival Will Take Place In Tralee This Weekend

A Chinese Cultural Festival Will Take Place In Tralee This Weekend

July 24, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE people of Tralee will  get the chance to sample a taste of the Chinese way of life this weekend as the Chinese Cultural Festival gets underway this Saturday July 25. The festival will be officially launched by the Vice Governor of the Zhejiang Province on Saturday,  who will […]

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Flowers in Manor looking nice. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Volunteers Call For One Final Tidy Towns Push Before Arrival Of Judges

July 24, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the public are being called upon to make one last push to help keep the town as tidy as possible over the next few weeks, with the arrival of the Tidy Towns Judges imminent. The hardworking volunteers are hoping that with this call to action, they will stand […]

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VIDEO: Do You Know The Words To ‘The Rose Of Tralee’?

VIDEO: Do You Know The Words To ‘The Rose Of Tralee’?

July 24, 2015 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International Festival team have been busy testing members of the public on their knowledge of the famous festival. This time, they’ve uploaded another video to YouTube, where they’ve asked the people of the town  if they know the words of the famous ‘Rose of Tralee’ song. While a struggle […]

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VIDEO: Stunning New Footage From Tralee Photographer Shows Beautiful Kerry

VIDEO: Stunning New Footage From Tralee Photographer Shows Beautiful Kerry

July 24, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a while since we found any new aerial footage of our beautiful county to show you, but Brian Carlin of ‘Brian Carlin Photography & Video’ uploaded his fantastic new video this week. The Tralee photographer is definitely no stranger to producing footage of this high quality, having worked with some […]

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Is The Star Wars Crew Returning To Skellig Michael?

Is The Star Wars Crew Returning To Skellig Michael?

July 24, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

COULD the force be back on Skellig Michael? The Irish Examiner are reporting this morning that speculation has increased that the Star Wars film crew will be coming back to the site because there are no regular sailings planned to the Unesco World Heritage site for the week beginning September 14. Continued […]

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€3.2m Allocation To Build 19 Social Housing Units In Mitchels Area

€3.2m Allocation To Build 19 Social Housing Units In Mitchels Area

July 23, 2015 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

€3.2 million has been allocated Clúid to build 19 social houses in the Mitchels/Boherbee area in Tralee. In total €3.9 million has been allocated by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to Cluid and St. John of God Housing Association. €218k and €512k has been allocated to Clúid […]

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VIDEO: How Many Rose Of Tralee Presenters Can You Name?

VIDEO: How Many Rose Of Tralee Presenters Can You Name?

July 23, 2015 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

SO how many can you name? The Rose of Tralee International Festival team were out and about on the streets of Tralee asking the public if they can name all 12 presenters of the Rose selection show over the years. They were able to get seven, as you can see in the […]

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'The Big Blue Box Challenge' when it stopped off in Ballybunion. Photo Bank of Ireland Facebook.

Charity Drive Raises Over €15,000 For St Vincent De Paul In Kerry

July 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE was one of seven towns and villages across Kerry that raised over €15,000 for St Vincent de Paul, as part of ‘The Big Blue Box Challenge’ initiative ran by Bank of Ireland in June. In Kerry €7,534.90 was raised by the initiative, Bank of Ireland then matched every euro […]

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FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

July 23, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN Benners Hotel reopened its doors a few months ago it brought a breath of fresh air to the Castle Street area of town. The cafe and gastropub are serving up some excellent fare with friendly service, but some of you may not know that the Courtyard Bar to the rear of […]

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