Post Tagged with: "Banna Beach"

A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kids Go Free On Fenit/Banna Beach Bus Service

July 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST in case you haven’t heard, the LocalLink bus service to Banna and Fenit is continuing this week and the good news is kids go free. The service is proving popular with people from town as the fine weather continues. All during July, kids under the age of 19 travel […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Ferris’ Disgust Over Council’s Refusal To Erect Banna Beach Attraction Sign

September 5, 2017 at 2:55 pm 1 comment

A SINN Fein councillor has reacted with dismay at Kerry County Council’s refusal to erect a sign coming into Kerry promoting the fact that Banna Beach was voted No.1 Beach in Ireland by TripAdvisor for 2017. Cllr Toireasa Ferris described the decision as “an absolute disgrace” at the Tralee Municipal […]

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Mother Tells Of Fear As Daughter Got Caught In Rip Current In Banna

Mother Tells Of Fear As Daughter Got Caught In Rip Current In Banna

July 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

A MOTHER of a teenage girl who had to be rescued after getting into difficulty in the water on Banna Beach on Monday has told of the incident. Adele Kelliher was on Radio Kerry’s ‘Talkabout’ programme with host Deirdre Walsh on Wednesday afternoon where said her daughter, Danica, had to […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Beautiful Banna Tops Tripadvisor’s Irish Beach List

February 23, 2017 at 8:01 pm 1 comment

THAT was a bit of a jump in the ratings. Banna Beach has jumped to the top spot in the latest TripAdvisor Top 10 Beaches in Ireland Travellers Choice List. The beach came seventh in 2016 and sixth the year before, but this year it gained the top spot and […]

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Susan O'Gara and Rebecca Kemp at the Feile Failte at Banna Beach on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Dance Event Draws Hundreds To Banna Beach

July 24, 2016 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people made their way to Banna Beach on Saturday for a fantastic celebration of culture and dance at Féile Fáilte. The day-long event had everything from a ceili to a disco with local and global styles mixing on stage making for a hugely enjoyable experience for performers and the audience. […]

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Did You Get Engaged On Banna Beach Last Night?

Did You Get Engaged On Banna Beach Last Night?

July 18, 2016 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

SUNSET on Banna beach is always beautiful, but one man thought it might be the perfect setting to ask a serious question. Sarah Linehan from Lixnaw was out at the beach at about 9.30pm last night and took this shot (below) of a man on bended knee with a woman. He […]

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Marathon Dance Event Planned For Banna Strand Next Month

Marathon Dance Event Planned For Banna Strand Next Month

June 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  LOCAL, visitors, young and old are invited to come along to Féile Fáilte, a free, outdoor, day-long celebration of the dancing body, on the beach made famous by Roger Casement’s ill-fated 1916 landing. Running from 3pm to midnight on Saturday, July 23, Féile Fáilte will feature dance performances, an evening ceilí, a sun-down […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Tripadvisor Has Named The Top 10 Beaches In Ireland. Here’s The Kerry Ones That Made It…

February 18, 2016 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

AS if we didn’t know already, we’re blessed here in Kerry with our beaches, especially close to Tralee. Now Tripadvisor has released the Top 10 beaches in Ireland and Kerry has no less than four entries with one within 15 minutes of town. Our beloved Banna comes in at No.6 while the highest […]

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Banna Beach Christmas Clean-Up Planned For Sunday

Banna Beach Christmas Clean-Up Planned For Sunday

December 18, 2015 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THOSE of you who fancy shaking off the cobwebs of a Sunday morning could do worse than a trip to Banna this weekend. They’re having their annual Christmas clean-up to have the beach looking great for anyone looking to head out for a stroll during the festive season. Last year there […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 11, 2015 at 10:34 am 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) The fishermen among us enjoyed a fantastic few days […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 6, 2015 at 10:16 am 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’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; Nonie […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 19, 2015 at 11:43 am 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)   This simple photo of the park fountain […]

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The crowd about to throw stones into the water at the Celebration Of Light ceremony in Banna on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Special Celebration In The Light Of The Banna Sun

June 27, 2015 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

  OVER 100 people turned up on beautiful Banna Beach on Friday evening for the ‘Celebration of Light’. The event, which is one of the Recovery Haven’s biggest fundraisers of the year, is held to give an opportunity for all those whose lives have been touched by cancer to come together […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Banna Named Among Top Ten Beaches In Ireland On Tripadvisor

February 18, 2015 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

IN news that will come as no surprise to Tralee people, Banna Strand has been named amongst the top ten beaches to visit in Ireland. The beautiful strand, which came seventh in the ratings by TripAdvisor’s online reviewers, is amongst four Kerry beaches named in the prestigious list. Continued below… […]

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22 Bags Of Rubbish Collected In One Hour At Beach Clean-Up

22 Bags Of Rubbish Collected In One Hour At Beach Clean-Up

December 23, 2014 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

  IT was pretty windy but that didn’t stop 24 volunteers havng fun on Sunday at the Banna Beach clean-up on Sunday. The volunteers gave one hour of their time to clean up where in just one hour,22 bags of litter were collected along with two duvets, two jerry cans, three fishing […]

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Make It A ‘Green’ Christmas With Big Beach Clean This Sunday

Make It A ‘Green’ Christmas With Big Beach Clean This Sunday

December 19, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

WANT to do a good deed before Christmas? Well Rachel Boyle of An Taisce is dreaming of a ‘Green’ Christmas and is hoping as many volunteers as possible turn up to give Banna Beach a clean this Sunday. Volunteers for the big beach clean-up will meet at 12 noon at the main car-park. […]

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Photos: Banna Beach Gets Cleaned Up By Volunteers

Photos: Banna Beach Gets Cleaned Up By Volunteers

September 25, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

TWENTY volunteers took part in the clean-up of Banna Beach on Saturday and joined the movement for Litter Free Seas by being part of the 29th annual International Coastal Cleanup Banna saw a fantastic turnout for this year’s Big Beach Clean with volunteers giving just one hour of their time to help clean […]

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Stephanie Schwenn and Lara Albert, au pairs from Germany but staying in Abbeydorney and Lixnaw at the Celebration of Light event in aid of Recovery Haven at Banna Beach on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Video: Hundreds Attend ‘Celebration Of Light’ Event In Banna

June 21, 2014 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more ABOUT 200 people turned up on beautiful Banna Beach on Friday evening for the ‘Celebration of Light’. The event, which is one of the Recovery Haven’s biggest fundraisers of the year, is held to give an opportunity for all those whose lives have been […]

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