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A young artist at the 'Me And The Moon' event in Collis Sandes House. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Events Held Around Tralee For Culture Night

September 18, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was no shortage of events held all around Tralee for Culture Night 2021. The hunger for the arts was evident at events right across Kerry as culture vultures flocked to live events, theatre, music, exhibitions and tuned in online for a wide variety of events. For many, Culture Night […]

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Finnegan On Films: Drama And Action On The Box This Week

Finnegan On Films: Drama And Action On The Box This Week

September 18, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks movies from different genres on RTE and TG4 this week… If ever there was a typical Saturday evening film for all the family, it is A Dog’s Way Home (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1). Lucas and Olivia find a puppy, a litter of kittens and a […]

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American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

September 17, 2021 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCLAIMED American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick is set to visit Tralee for an intimate concert following the release of his new solo album Blackberry. Blackberry, Peter’s first vocal album in five years, was recorded in his bedroom in London during the lock-down of 2019, hence Peter’s description of it […]

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Kerry Airport Ireland asked former professional golfer Graham Spring from Tralee to combine 18 holes from around the Kingdom to create the perfect Kerry Ryder Cup Course. Videos of all 18 holes will be premiered on Kerry Airport's social media platforms from Saturday 18th September, just in time for this year's Ryder Cup (24-26 Sept). Graham Spring is pictured at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club with John Drummey who came up with the idea to compile the perfect Kerry Ryder Cup Course.
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Kerry Airport Asks Graham To Pick Perfect Kerry Ryder Cup Course

September 17, 2021 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IMAGINE if the Ryder Cup was played in Kerry? How would you decide which of our amazing courses would host the competition? We’ll imagine no more as Kerry Airport has come up with a solution by asking former professional golfer Graham Spring from Tralee to combine 18 holes from around […]

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Kerry To Remember Those Who Died During COVID Pandemic At Special Service

Kerry To Remember Those Who Died During COVID Pandemic At Special Service

September 17, 2021 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL service will take place in Tralee later this month in memory of those who have died during the Covid pandemic. Radio Kerry with the Horizons team will broadcast the ‘Kerry Remembers’ service at 9am on Sunday morning, September 26, in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church Tralee. This multi denominational […]

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Number Of Confirmed COVID Cases Continues To Fall In Tralee LEA

Number Of Confirmed COVID Cases Continues To Fall In Tralee LEA

September 17, 2021 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 109 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, September 13, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This is a 14-day incidence rate of 329.9 per 100,000 of the population, below the national […]

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Edel Joy (centre) with Principal of Kerry College Stephen Goulding and Beauty instructor Tara O'Halloran Cronin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry College Student Wins ‘Best In Ireland’ Award In International Competition

September 16, 2021 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT at Kerry College of Beauty, Clash Campus was awarded a ‘Best in Ireland’ award from CIDESCO International at the recent CIDESCO Congress 2021 International Virtual Makeup and Body Art Competition. Edel Joy, a Beauty Therapy Traineeship student from Listowel, won the award on Tuesday, September 8. She competed with […]

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Drop-In Service For LGBT+ Community At Tralee Café

Drop-In Service For LGBT+ Community At Tralee Café

September 16, 2021 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE cafe will host a LGBT+ Drop-In service monthly for members of  the LGBT+ community over 18 years of age next Wednesday. The service is facilitated by Listowel Family Resource Centre’s LGBT Working Group for County Kerry, ScEEN in Kerry . The first drop-in is scheduled for Wednesday, September […]

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Tralee COVID Vaccination Centre To Move To Former Borg Warner Plant

Tralee COVID Vaccination Centre To Move To Former Borg Warner Plant

September 15, 2021 at 7:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW vaccination centre will open at the former BorgWarner site in the next two weeks. The HSE has confirmed that the vaccination centre at the Kerry Sports Academy at MTU will close with future appointments and clinics to take place at the new centre in the Monavalley Industrial Estate […]

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Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

Sponsored: CH Tralee And Jennifer Rock Combine For Virtual Event

September 15, 2021 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

SKINGREDIENTS, in association with CH Tralee, has something very exciting coming  later this month! If you want to find out more, join founder Jennifer Rock and panel at the Skingredients x CH Tralee Virtual Event for the big reveal you’ve all been waiting for! This is your exclusive opportunity to hear […]

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Kerry College To Host Live Information Webinar This Thursday

Kerry College To Host Live Information Webinar This Thursday

September 15, 2021 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY COLLEGE will hold a live information webinar event on Thursday 16th September at 7pm. The event will be run via Zoom and will also be streamed live via the Kerry College YouTube Channel. The event will feature the following staff: Stephen Goulding, Ioseph Nestor, John Herlihy, Elaine O’Connor, Ann Doyle, […]

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Women Wanted For ‘Moving On’ Employment Programme

Women Wanted For ‘Moving On’ Employment Programme

September 15, 2021 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

‘MOVING On’ is an innovative employment programme or women in Kerry, matching women who are looking for work with employers looking for staff. Moving On offers women free training, support & links with employers. It also gives women the opportunity to update their digital skills. Over 200 women have participated […]

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A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

September 15, 2021 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two sleeps until Culture Night returns to Kerry on Friday, September 17. And with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom, it’s worth looking at what’s on around Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy […]

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Pictured outside the Cara Credit Union Tralee were Roisin Smullen Cara Credit Union & Tralee tidy Towns , Joe Moynihan Tralee Tidy Towns  , Tim Guiheen Tralee Tidy Towns , Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union  . FRONT : L/R Michelle Quirke cara Credit Union and Brendan O'Brien Tralee Tidy Towns .

Cara Credit Union Lends Support To Tralee Tidy Towns

September 15, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have teamed up with the Tralee Tidy Towns committee to lend support to the fantastic work done by the local group. Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union, said; ““Every day we see ordinary  people going to extraordinary lengths to make our communities better places to live. […]

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Remains Of Baby John Exhumed From Cemetery In Cahersiveen As Part Of Garda Investigation

Remains Of Baby John Exhumed From Cemetery In Cahersiveen As Part Of Garda Investigation

September 14, 2021 at 7:41 pm Comments are Disabled

AS part of An Garda Síochána’s  investigation into the death of Baby John in Caherciveen in 1984, the remains of the baby were exhumed by Gardaí at Holy Cross Cemetery, Caherciveen, this morning and taken to the morgue at University Hospital Kerry, for examination. The exhumation commenced at first light and […]

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Clodagh McCluskey's 'Feathers', a category winner in this year's Texaco Art Competition.

Presentation Tralee Student Wins Category In Texaco Art Competition

September 14, 2021 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE student has won a category in the 67th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. The winners, runners-up and merit award recipients in seven different categories were announced on their website today. Clodagh McCluskey, a 15 year old student at Presentation Secondary School Tralee, won Category B (14-15 years) for ‘Feathers’, […]

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Jack O'Connor on the sideline. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jack Leads The Pack In Betting For Kerry Manager Job

September 14, 2021 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A LEADING bookmakers has Jack O’Connor the clear favourite to return as the Kerry senior football team manager. Paddy Power believes the ‘third coming of Jack’ will be the most likely recommendation from the Kerry GAA sub-committee formed last night tasked with finding the next manager. Jack is 5/4 for the […]

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Jamie Redknapp and Freddie Flintoff of 'A League Of Their Own'.

Sky’s TV’s ‘League Of Their Own’ Panellists Filming In West Kerry

September 14, 2021 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE stars of Sky TV’s ‘A League Of Their Own’ are understood to be filming in West Kerry today. Regular panellists on the comedy sports TV quiz show, Jamie Redknapp and Fredde Flintoff are joined by former Man Utd footballer Patrice Evra and TV/movie star Idris Elba of The Wire […]

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Tickets Selling Out Fast For Listowel Races Festival

Tickets Selling Out Fast For Listowel Races Festival

September 14, 2021 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still tickets available for the Listowel Harvest Racing Festival next week, but you better act fast because four of the seven days are sold out. In compliance with current guidelines, only 2,000 spectators are allowed to attend each day of the celebrated festival which starts this Sunday. Sadly, tickets […]

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Gearóid Ó Laitheasa, with Gavin, Ruairí and Siobhan Lacey, at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Communion Day on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils

September 14, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a busy Saturday morning at St John’s Church as families of 47 Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils arrived for First Holy Communion Day. Like the rest of the Tralee schools, the ceremony was postponed from the traditional May date due to COVID restrictions and had to be divided into […]

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Volunteers out cleaning up Banna Beach on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Great Effort By Volunteers To Clean Up Banna Beach

September 14, 2021 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 30 bags of litter were collected by 67 dedicated volunteers in just one hour at the Big Beach Clean on Banna last Sunday. Banna Coastcare in collaboration with Tralee Tidy Towns & MTU Kerry Green Campus organised the cleanup. The Big Beach Clean is an annual call-to-action organised by […]

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Éanna Ryle with Finbarr, Deirdre and Ailbhe Ryle, at the Caherleaheen NS Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St John’s Church Hosts Confirmation Day For Caherleaheen NS

September 14, 2021 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

TOGETHER again, one last time. The boys and girls of the Caherleaheen NS Class of 2021 were reunited on Sunday for their belated Confirmation Day. The 23 friends wore the uniforms of their secondary schools for the ceremony celebrated by Fr Seán Jones while their former teacher Ms Bradley was […]

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Sponsored: Introduction To Radio Broadcasting Course Starts Soon

Sponsored: Introduction To Radio Broadcasting Course Starts Soon

September 13, 2021 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

ARE you a Leaving Cert student wondering what to do next, a media graduate who wants hands on experience or perhaps you are thinking of a career change. Kerry College are currently recruiting for an 8 week introduction to Radio Broadcasting course which commences in Tralee on September 27th. Trained […]

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Pictured in Listowel at the launch of the fourth annual Architecture Kerry Festival are Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Jimmy Moloney and Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council. The festival which includes free guided tours and exhibitions across Kerry takes place from 24th to 26th September. Full programme of events on www.architecture.kerrycoco.ie. Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Architecture Kerry Festival To Take Place This Month

September 13, 2021 at 4:02 pm 1 comment

KERRY’S architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated during the annual Architecture Kerry Festival between 24 and 26 September 2021. A wide range of events including free guided tours and exhibitions form part of the programme for the event which is now in its fourth year and […]

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Gardaí Investigate Number Of Thefts And Burglaries In Caherslee Area

Gardaí Investigate Number Of Thefts And Burglaries In Caherslee Area

September 13, 2021 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a number of thefts and burglaries which occurred in the Caherslee area last week. Between Wednesday, September 8 at 10pm and Thursday, September 9 at 11:45am, a vehicle parked outside a house was entered. A number of items were taken including keys and sunglasses. No […]

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Tralee Company To Move Into Former Borg Warner Building

Tralee Company To Move Into Former Borg Warner Building

September 13, 2021 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED company Wazp is to move into the former Borg Warner building in Monavalley and create 20 new jobs. It’s a €2m investment by the company will involve the creation of a new 3D printing facility. The 20 new jobs will be created over the next few years in product design, […]

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Cameron Patterson with Roscoe, Linda, Mia and Brandon Patterson, at the Holy Family NS Communion Day on Saturday at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Holy Family School Pupils Receive First Holy Communion

September 13, 2021 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from third class in Holy Family Primary School finally enjoyed their big day out at the weekend when they received their First Holy Communion. While May is the traditional time for First Communions, it was delayed by COVID restrictions, so the ceremony finally went ahead in Our Lady and […]

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Caoilainn Culloo, with Conor, Rowan and Michelle Culloo, at the Blennerville NS Confirmation Day on Saturday afternoon at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy Blennerville NS Confirmation Day

September 12, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

ALL-IRELAND final day isn’t usually the time for Confirmations, but we’re living in strange times…still. Families of last year’s sixth class in Blennerville gathered at St John’s Church on Saturday for the delayed celebration of the sacrament and they got dry, but dull day for it. Fr Vitalis celebrated the Mass […]

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Danielle O'Leary, Karen O'Leary and Michelle O'Leary at the Park Run on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Park Run Returns To Tralee After 18 Months

September 12, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S so good to see it back. The Tralee Park Run returned to the Town Park on Saturday morning with eager participants meeting old friends after an 18 month break from the weekly event. Participants started gathering from around 9am and there was a wonderful atmosphere and a sense of […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 12, 2021 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it…  Foreboding skies… A dirty, but dramatic sky over the town this morning. Rain has stopped, and the mountains are emerging from […]

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