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Cast members of 'Seussial The Musical' from Bryan Carr School Of Performing Arts launching the musical which takes place in Siamsa Tire this weekend.

Get Set For Family Fun With ‘Seussical The Musical’ At Siamsa Tire

December 15, 2014 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

BRYAN Carr School of Performing Arts has teamed up with Kerry County Library to promote  books or Library membership as practical gifts for Children this Christmas. “We wanted to show the fun and adventures that are alive within Dr. Seuss books with Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, and […]

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Paul Abraham, Youlia Zidarova, Aisling Sugrue and David Rath at the TIRC Christmas party in the Kerins O'Rahilly's Clubhouse on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Johnston Marina Centre Residents And Friends Enjoy Christmas Party

December 15, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large gathering of asylum seekers, people from the Tralee International Resource Centre and volunteers at the annual Christmas Party on Saturday afternoon. Santa made an appearance and they all enjoyed a Christmas dinner and entertainment. Held in Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse, Gillian Wharton of TIRC explained what the […]

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Claire and Oliver Molloy with kids Ryan, Kevin and Adam who took part in the 5k Santa Fun Run from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Jolly Santas Ignore The Rain On Their 5k Fun Run

December 15, 2014 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather may have been miserable but it didn’t deter the hundreds of happy Santas on their 5k run on Sunday morning. They created a sea of red and white at the Tralee Wetlands, for the 5k Santa Fun Run in aid of the Ronald McDonald House, Crumlin and in memory […]

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice Opens New Bons Care Centre

Eamonn Fitzmaurice Opens New Bons Care Centre

December 14, 2014 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry senior football manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, officially opened the Urgent Care Centre at Bon Secours Hospital Tralee this week. The General Manager of Kerry General Hospital, TJ O’Connor, a number of GPs from the Kerry area and the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Jim Finucane, attended the official opening. […]

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Daniel Kirby, Ben Murphy, Billy Kirby, Grace Kirby, Kate Kirby and Cara Kirby meet Santa at the Tralee Rugby Club Christmas Family Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Family Day At Tralee Rugby Club

December 14, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Santa guy really gets around town these days. He turned up again at Tralee Rugby Club on Saturday morning as the club hosted a family day which drew a big crowd of kids and their parents. “It’s just a little Christmas party for the kids,” said Gerard Hill, Chairman […]

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Paul Murphy, Scartaglin with Paul Galvin at his book signing at O'Mahony's on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paul Galvin Returns For Book Signing

December 14, 2014 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL Galvin was back in Tralee yesterday as people got their Christmas presents signed by the author himself in O’Mahony’s on Castle Street. Since it was launched a month ago, the book has been doing very well and Paul has been doing radio, print and TV interviews and a number of book […]

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Caroline Breen, Elaine Whelan and Jacinta Cronin at the Fels Point Hotel Christmas party night on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour At Christmas Parties In Tralee Hotels

December 14, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

GLAMOUR and style were the order of the night in venues all over town on Saturday as companies in town and beyond treated their staff to a night out. Everybody TraleeToday.ie met was in great form as they looked forward to a fantastic  night in the Manor West and Fels Pint Hotels who hosted […]

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At The Omniplex: The Verdict On The Final Hobbit Movie

At The Omniplex: The Verdict On The Final Hobbit Movie

December 14, 2014 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ by John Lyons AS I write this I’m currently sitting in Killarney’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ themed pub, ‘The Shire’,  after returning from a trek to Dublin to see the final ‘Hobbit’ film projected in 3D at 48 frames per second. There’s […]

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Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Truth

Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Truth

December 14, 2014 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

AS I wrote in a previous article, happiness can be best achieved in life not necessarily by finding the right answers, but perhaps by asking the right questions. To this effect a great question to ask is ‘What is the meaning of Truth?’ Now Roger figure your way out of […]

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Tralee Man To Star In Huge HBO Drama ‘True Detective’ Next Year

Tralee Man To Star In Huge HBO Drama ‘True Detective’ Next Year

December 13, 2014 at 10:44 pm 1 comment

THE news just gets better and better for Tralee’s Timothy V Murphy as he has just scored a role in the hugely popular HBO drama ‘True Detective’ alongside fellow Irish man Colin Farrell. Murphy, a native of Oakpark, is an award-winning star of stage and screen, and is set to play Russian […]

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An Garda Síochána

Presentation Secondary School Teacher Killed In Car Accident

December 13, 2014 at 9:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE woman who died the car crash on Saturday morning at Ballincrossig Cross has been named as 50 year old Catriona Dowling (nee Boyle) of Ballyduff. Originally from Dublin, but living in Kerry for many years, Mrs Dowling, a mother of three, was a German teacher in Presentation Secondary School in […]

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Food Bank To Open In Town Next Week

Food Bank To Open In Town Next Week

December 13, 2014 at 10:58 am 1 comment

THE former Denny factory in the Island of Geese will be the location of the first Kerry  St Vincent de Paul Food Bank. It comes at a vital time of the year when many families in town are hard pressed to meet the demands of Christmas. The Bank, which has has […]

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Woman Dies In Car Crash Near Lixnaw

Woman Dies In Car Crash Near Lixnaw

December 13, 2014 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision, which happened this morning  shortly before 9.00am. The single vehicle crash happened on the Ballyduff to Tralee road at Ballincrossig Cross, Lixnaw. The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s, was fatally injured. Two teenaged passengers were removed by ambulance […]

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Kilkenny hurling team manager, Brian Cody, is presented with honorary life membership of Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club by Aidan O'Connor, Club Chairman, Liam Lynch, Club Vice-Chairman, Stephen Stack, Senior Football Team manager and Elma Nix, Club Secretary.

PHOTOS: Kilkenny Supremo Feels At Home With The Black And Amber

December 13, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks team got some food for thought over the Christmas period as they received a motivational speech from the greatest hurling manager of them all, Brian Cody, on Friday evening. There was a large gathering at Connolly Park for the Kilkenny supremo’s visit to Tralee where he was accompanied […]

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Sarlote Babarskaite, Candy Fitzgerald and Chioma Roberts before the Moyderwell Christmas Concert on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Moyderwell’s Little Ones Take To The Stage For Christmas Concert

December 13, 2014 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were excited little faces all around Moyderwell Primary School on Friday morning as pupils prepared to take to the stage for the annual Christmas concert. “A lot of preparation went into today,” said Principal Moira Quinlan. “It’s a small enough concert, with just three groups taking part; the ‘Colour My […]

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Out To Lunch: A Quiet Bite At The B Bar

Out To Lunch: A Quiet Bite At The B Bar

December 13, 2014 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

B Bar The Brandon Hotel IF these walls could talk. I’m in the B Bar in The Brandon Hotel on a cold and wet Thursday and I’m remembering the nights of old when Spirals was but a short walk out the double doors from The Fiddler into debauchery (not that […]

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Jennifer Casey and Clodagh Stack attending a Kerry General Hospital staff Christmas party in The Grand Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Season In Tralee

December 13, 2014 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas party season is in full swing now with many businesses, schools, clubs  etc. holding their annual soirees this weekend. We travelled to Ballygarry House Hotel where about 300 people attended their party night with people travelling from Abbeyfeale, Castlegregory and Listowel to sample the party atmosphere, while over in […]

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The Kerry Choral Union performing.

‘Oh Holy Night’ To Kick Off Christmas For Many In St John’s

December 13, 2014 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

A CHRISTMAS treat not to be missed is the ‘O Holy Night’ choral concert on in St John’s The Baptist Church, this Sunday at 7:30pm. The concert is eagerly anticipated each year and attracts up to 600 people. Continued below… Performing on the night will be soloist, Miriam Murphy, and […]

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Imelda May To Rockabilly The INEC This Tuesday

Imelda May To Rockabilly The INEC This Tuesday

December 13, 2014 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

  STARTING the Christmas celebrations early? Well it’s not too late to catch the sensational Imelda May, fresh from her Late Late Show appearance on Friday night,  at the INEC Killarney this Tuesday. Since the release of her raucous debut Love Tattoo in 2009 (now 8 times platinum in Ireland), Imelda […]

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Kerry Association London Raises Funds For Vital Services

Kerry Association London Raises Funds For Vital Services

December 13, 2014 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Association London ‘Darkness Into Light’ committee members were joined by CEO of Pieta House Joan Freeman, to present a cheque to  the Immigrant Counselling and Psychotherapy, ICAP, charity on Wednesday. The presentation took place in the Crown Moran Hotel in Cricklewood which hosted the walk back on May 10, […]

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At the Fels point Corporate Night were, from left: Nicola O'Sullivan, Rina, Denise and Sarah Kelliher. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Fels Point Hotel Says Thank You To Their Corporate Partners

December 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE FELS Point Hotel laid on a special Christmas night for its corporate partners on Thursday night to show their appreciation towards them over the past year. “It’s not just a party to celebrate our corporate partners and Tralee, it’s also a social event where they can mingle and get […]

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The Action Lesotho volunteers at their Christmas Party on in the Brogue Inn. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

The Kerry Action Lesotho Team Gathers For A Christmas Party

December 12, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a Christmas gathering put on for the volunteers of Kerry Action Lesotho in the Brogue Inn on Thursday night. Action Lesotho is a Tralee based NGO, they work with the poorest of the poor in Lesotho. The group’s bookshop in the Tralee Shopping Centre is run by volunteers. “This […]

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The school choir at the Mercy Mounthawk Christmas Carol on in St Brendan's Church. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Performs A Very Special Christmas Carol

December 12, 2014 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY MOUNTHAWK held its annual Christmas carol event in St Brendan’s Church on Thursday night. Two choirs sang on the night, one made up of 63 students and the other a 25 strong group of Mounthawk teachers took to the stage to show off their vocal prowess at the event. […]

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Barry O’Shea: My ‘Tralee Team Of The Year’

Barry O’Shea: My ‘Tralee Team Of The Year’

December 12, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Our GAA columnist, Barry O’Shea, makes some tough calls in picking his Tralee ‘Team Of The Year’… THE thing about these end of year teams is they’re just a bit of fun. When selecting the team I had to make a lot of tough calls. Going on what I’ve seen in […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 12, 2014 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… Up in Tursillagh, Mike Dowling spotted this rainbow in the sky. The week was wrapped in stormy weather, but Kasia Stepien, caught a break in […]

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Five Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

December 12, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

GAA heroes, Christmas jumper parties, Santas running amok? It must be the weekend. Here’s what to do… FRIDAY 1. Brian And Liam Come To Town! There’s a bona fide hurling legend in town and he’s bringing the Liam McCarthy Cup with him. Brian Cody, winner of a gazillion All-Irelands as a […]

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Tralee Properties Fetch €291,000 At Dublin Auction

Tralee Properties Fetch €291,000 At Dublin Auction

December 11, 2014 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE properties went under the hammer at the Allsop auction at the RDS Dublin today. No’s. 1, 2, 6, 7 and 10 Church Street, Tralee, (click here) were sold at the reserve price of €175,000. A building at The Market sold for just over the reserve at €27,000 (click here); Unit 11 Monavalley Industrial Estate, Tralee, sold for […]

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Christmas Food Delights At Manor West Over The Weekend

Christmas Food Delights At Manor West Over The Weekend

December 11, 2014 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Taste of Tralee’ food fair returns to Manor West this weekend as well as other Christmas goodies. ‘The Taste of Tralee’ is an ever popular event, in association with Taste Kerry is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the massive amount of talent and creativity of the Kingdom’s Artisan Producers. […]

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Six Things Johnnie Wall Loves About Christmas

Six Things Johnnie Wall Loves About Christmas

December 11, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Former Mayor of Tralee and current Chairman of Towards A Better Tralee, Johnnie Wall, tells us what he loves about Christmas… 1. The Christmas Spirit In Town There are many, many things to love about Christmas. One is, without doubt, the Christmas spirit that prevails throughout the month of December. […]

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Director of '2014: A Rockumentary' Rory Kirby and Siobhan Naugthon manning the DVD stand, at the premiere in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Faithful Catch First Look At DVD Of Momentous Year

December 11, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  PLAYERS, club officials and the greater Austin Stacks family gathered at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night for the premiere of ‘2014: A Rockumentary’. The DVD, put together by Rory Kirby, tells the story of Austin Stacks triumphant year in the wake of 2013’s disappointment of losing the County Final to Dr Crokes. Continued […]

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