Eight Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

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Sport, musicals, beauty event and more coming up this weekend. Here’s a few things to do…


1. Classic photography…

If you have some time to spare, Tralee Library is hosting this year’s Press Photographers Association of Ireland [PPAI] Photojournalism Exhibition.

A selection of Ireland’s best examples of press photography from Ireland and overseas are display and it’s well worth a visit during opening hours until October 18.

2. Magical musicals…

People are loving the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s production of  ‘West Side Story’ at Siamsa Tire.

It’s one of the best-loved musicals ever made and there are a limited number of tickets available this weekend. Tickets are available at €19 (€17 conc) from the box office on 066-7123055 and www.siamsatire.com



3. Make-up masterclass…

Make up artists Jeanette Cronin in collaboration with a top seller in CH Powder ‘n’ Pout will giving a make-up masterclass in CH Chemists at 2pm using both Powder ‘n’ Pout and Estee Lauder.

Tickets at €5 are redeemable on the day against any Powder ‘n’ Pout purchase, there will also be 15% off Estee Lauder products on the day for attendees.

4. Beast Challenge…

Hundreds of fitness enthusiasts are expected to converge on Banna Beach this Saturday for what has become the bi-annual Beast Challenge.

For adults it’s a 7km military-style obstacle challenge, the younger crew will tackle the ‘Mini Beast’ which is an obstacle challenge suitable for adults and kids over 7 years. Click here for details


5. Big day for Strand Road…

Expect the Blue side of town to empty out for Kerins O’Rahillys Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC semi-final against South Kerry over in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney.

If they win, then the Charlie’s Bar in the clubhouse will be the place to go. Best of luck!

6. Warriors return…

Garvey’s Tralee Warriors take on Moycullen of Galway at the Tralee Sports Complex after coming off back to back wins in the Men’s Superleaue.

A big crowd is expected for the Warriors’ second home fixture of the season. Tip off  is 8.00pm and supporters are advised to get to the venue early.

7. Wheelblasters night out...

The Kingdom Wheelblasters have their night at the dogs fundraiser in Tralee.

Kingdom Wheelblasters is an Irish Wheelchair Association affiliated sports club for children and teenagers with a physical disability.

This is the club’s big fundraiser for the next two years and all support is appreciated. Tickets €10 available from members or tel: 087 9814246/  email kingdomwheelblasters@gmail.com or at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on the night.




8. County final day…

It’s the biggest day of the year in Kerry hurling so expect a classic battle when Lixnaw and Ballyduff meet in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC final on Sunday at 3pm.

Before that Abbeydorney/Tralee Parnells take on Crotta O’Neills in the minor final. A great day of sport is guaranteed at Austin Stack Park.

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