Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

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The weather is supposed to be mainly dry with a few showers, so there’s no excuse for not getting out and about this weekend…


1. A vintage evening…

If you’re into cars, then a trip to O’Riada’s in Ballymac might interest you. The 10th annual Ballymac Vintage Run takes place there with a convoy of cool cars leaving the car park at 7pm.

It’s all for a great cause too with Kerry Hospice benefiting from any donations collected. After the run, they’ll all return to O’Riada’s for refreshments.


2. Drag yourself to Madden’s…

MADDENS Creative Hub on Milk Market Lane will host one of Ireland’s leading drag acts, Candy Warhol and her girls tonight.

Candy is currently based in Cork City, pushing the drag scene to new heights with an explosive set that has toured Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and the London drag scene.

Tickets are now available at Maddens Creative Hub on Milk Market Lane, priced €30. Each ticket includes complimentary cocktail on arrival and drinks throughout the night.

3. One for quiz buffs…

Staff at Woodies in Tralee have just begun a month of fundraising activities in their Woodies Heroes campaign and a Table Quiz in O’Donnell’s in Mounthawk tonight kicks off events.

They are hoping for a big crowd with tables of four €40 with some fantastic spot prizes are promised and finger food. It all starts at about 8.30pm.

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4. Championship heats up…

The Kerry Senior Hurling Championship sees four games take place over Saturday and Sunday in two double headers in Austin Stack Park.

First up on Saturday is the Round 2B – Ballyheigue v Ballyduff clash at 2.00pm followed by Round 2A’s game between St. Brendan’s and Crotta at 4.00pm.

Sunday,see the action throw-in at 5pm for the Round 2B – Kilmoyley v Abbeydorney game followed by Causeway v Lixnaw in the Round 2A match at 7.00pm.


5. It’s showtime in Blennerville…

It’s all happening at the Blennerville Pony and Agricultural Show as celebrates its 40th Anniversary Show, kicking off at 10am.

There a dog show which starts at 1pm, an indoor section with a display from the ICA, a section for adult baking, children’s baking and a special needs section.

A bonny baby competition, bouncy castles, and a pets corner and reptile area will keep families happy and there will also be an art competition.

With a ploughing display, milking machine display, sheep shearing, a show beehive, live music by Dreams of Freedom and an assortment of stalls, it looks like all roads lead to Blennerville.

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