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Christie Hennessy Celebration Takes Place This Weekend

Christie Hennessy Celebration Takes Place This Weekend

November 2, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE weekend is here and for music fans its a good one. The Celebration of Christy Hennessy & Songwriter takes place over the next two nights inn The Ashe Hotel and people will have the opportunity to hear over 20 acts playing their original material across a large number of […]

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Great Line-Up Once Again For Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

Great Line-Up Once Again For Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

October 23, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Celebration of Christie Hennessy and Songwriters includes a fantastic line up of musical talent to be enjoyed. The event, which takes place at The Ashe Hotel on the weekend of November 2/3, kicks off on the Friday night at 8pm with the Troubadour Club presented by Francie Conway. […]

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Christie Hennessy Celebration Will Stay In Tralee

Christie Hennessy Celebration Will Stay In Tralee

July 11, 2018 at 1:54 pm 1 comment

THE annual Christie Hennessy music celebration will take place in Tralee this winter. The event, which has taken place in Tralee since 2011, was provisionally booked for the INEC in Killarney this October, but now it has been confirmed it will take place in the Ashe Hotel again this year […]

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Christie Hennessy Festival Could Be Moving To Killarney

Christie Hennessy Festival Could Be Moving To Killarney

June 27, 2018 at 10:44 am 1 comment

THE Christie Hennessy music festival, which has been taking place in Tralee since 2011 could be moved to Killarney this year by organisers. The two day festival, held in honour of the late singer/songwriter from Tralee, usually takes place in October and consists of two main events — The Troubadour […]

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Christie Hennessy’s Children To Celebrate Their Father’s Life With INEC Show

Christie Hennessy’s Children To Celebrate Their Father’s Life With INEC Show

January 24, 2018 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THE children of Tralee’s most famous singer/songwriter have announced a concert in the INEC to celebrate the life and career of their father. Christie Hennessy’s children will perform as ‘Hennessy’ at the Killarney venue on Friday, June 15 as part of a five date tour. Amber, Hermione and Tim who […]

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Blessings On Christmas Crib And Christie Statue On 10th Anniversary Of His Death

Blessings On Christmas Crib And Christie Statue On 10th Anniversary Of His Death

December 12, 2017 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas Crib in the Square received a blessing yesterday afternoon. Fr Tadhg Fitzgerald PP of St John’s and Church of Ireland Rev. Jim Stephens performed the joint ceremony watched by a small gathering, while Mark Leen concluded the blessing with a Christmas hymn. The crib was subject to vandalism […]

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Jimmy Ross unveils the plaque to his brother Christie at St John's Park on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Christie Hennessy Plaque Marks His Birthplace At St John’s Park

November 5, 2017 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A SMALL gathering of musicians and supporters of the Christie Hennessy Festival gathered at an archway in St John’s Park on Saturday afternoon for the unveiling of a plaque to the late singer. Although Christie grew up in Casement’s Avenue, it was in a cottage at 2 Steeple View, formerly […]

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Mike Leahy, Damian Greer and John Quirke at the The Troubadour Club in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Troubadour Club Kicks Off Christie Hennessy Festival At The Ashe Hotel

November 4, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A WEALTH of music talent took to the  stage in The Ashe Hotel last night as the 7th annual Christie Hennessy Festival kicked off with The Troubadour Club. Nine acts played three original songs each and there was an impressive attendance to hear such artists as Mike Hanrahan from legendary folk group, […]

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Launching the Christie Hennessy Festival 2017 at the large billboard on Pembroke Street were Mark Leen; CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance Kieran Ruttledge; Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly; General Manager of The Ashe Hotel Stephen O'Connell and Suzanne Ennis of Tralee Credit Union (sponsor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Christie Hennessy Festival To Entertain Music Lovers This Weekend

November 3, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel will  be the centre of music entertainment again this weekend, as it hosts the 7th annual Christie Hennessy Festivalon Friday and Saturday night. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the untimely death of Tralee’s most famous singing and song-writing star which will give this year’s Christie Hennessy […]

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Launching the Christie Hennessy Festival 2017 at the large billboard on Pembroke Street were Mark Leen; CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance Kieran Ruttledge; Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly; General Manager of The Ashe Hotel Stephen O'Connell and Suzanne Ennis of Tralee Credit Union (sponsor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Top Irish Artists To Perform At Christie Hennessy Festival

October 27, 2017 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

CHRISTIE Hennessy’s legacy is strong and his life will be celebrated by a host of top singer-songwriters from all over Ireland at next weekend’s Christie Hennessy Festival in at The Ashe Hotel, Tralee on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the untimely death […]

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Stone Plaque Unveiled To Honour Christie Hennessy

Stone Plaque Unveiled To Honour Christie Hennessy

November 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW stone plaque was unveiled in town on Saturday at a ceremony to dedicate the area around Christie Hennessy’s statue to his memory. Councillors and members of Christie’s family were in attendance for the event, which came about initially as a result of a motion from Cllr Sam Locke at a […]

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Sam Locke, Oliver Ross, Jimmy Ross, Francie Conway, Simon Ross and Kieran Ruttledge at the Troubadour night on Friday at the Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Troubadour Club Kicks Off Christie Hennessy Weekend

November 26, 2016 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Celebration Of Christie Hennessy Weekend kicked off last night with musicians performing at The Troubadour Club in the Rose Hotel. Members of Christie’s family were present, including his wife Gill and brothers Oliver, Simon and Jimmy Ross, to see a great night of music from 12 artists. Well known […]

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A Feast Of Music Entertainment At Christie Hennessy Festival This Weekend

A Feast Of Music Entertainment At Christie Hennessy Festival This Weekend

November 24, 2016 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend sees the Celebration Of Christie Hennessy return to Tralee and there’s a great line-up of entertainment over the two days. This year’s festival which will be held in The Rose Hotel on November 25-26 and will feature performances from, John Spillane and Mikey Harte. There will also be […]

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The Christie Hennessy Festival Looks Like A Must For Music Lovers

The Christie Hennessy Festival Looks Like A Must For Music Lovers

October 27, 2016 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE programme and line-up for The Celebration of Christie Hennessy Festival, which is now in it’s sixth year, has been announced. This year’s festival which will be held in The Rose Hotel on November 25-26 and will feature performances from, John Spillane, Mikey Harte and Aonghus McAnally. There will also be […]

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Fans and family gather outside the Christie Hennessey memorial in Central Plaza to mark would have been his 70th birthday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Proposal To Rename Area Around Christie Memorial

January 8, 2016 at 12:54 pm 1 comment

THE area around the Christie Hennessy statue could be set for a name change. At the next meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, there will be a motion put forward that the area near the statue at Central Plaza/Abbeycourt be renamed ‘Christie Hennessy Place’. The motion has […]

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Fans and family gather outside the Christie Hennessey memorial in Central Plaza to mark would have been his 70th birthday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Light To Shine On Christie As People Gather To Celebrate His 70th

November 20, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THURSDAY would have been Christie Hennessy’s 70th birthday and to mark the occasion, a healthy crowd gathered outside ‘The Messenger Boy’ singer’s memorial in Central Plaza. The occasion also marked plans for a light that will shine across Central Plaza lighting up the Christie Hennessy statue, which was unveiled back in 2009. […]

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Public Invitation To Celebrate Christie Hennessy Milestone This Thursday

Public Invitation To Celebrate Christie Hennessy Milestone This Thursday

November 17, 2015 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council and Tralee Chamber Alliance are inviting the public to come along to a special event this Thursday. They will celebrate what would have been the 70th birthday of the late Tralee entertainer, Christie Hennessy at 12.45pm with a short ceremony. A florale tribute will be placed at his statue near […]

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At the Christie Hennessy Festival 'Troubadour Club' in the Fels Point Hotel were, from left: Andrea Boffelli, Patricia Lynch and Corina Smyth. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Christie Hennessy Celebration Begins On A Good Note With Troubadour Club

October 31, 2015 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

PLUGGING in for another year of music, the Christie Hennessy Celebration got underway last night with the Troubadour club held in the Fels Point Hotel. The Club drew large crowds on Friday night with local and national talent on show. The event showcased the talents of ten artists and was presented by Francie Conway, […]

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Five Things To Do This Halloween Weekend

Five Things To Do This Halloween Weekend

October 30, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

Well lo and behold, it’s the weekend again. It’s set to be a great one too with Halloween upon us, so there’s bound to be loads to get up to. Here’s a few suggestions… Friday 1. Watch some great live music The annual Celebration of Christie Hennessy takes place this […]

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Aslan Stars To Appear At Christie Hennessy Celebration

Aslan Stars To Appear At Christie Hennessy Celebration

October 19, 2015 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTY Dignam and fellow Aslan band member, Joe Jewell will perform at this year’s 5th Annual Celebration of Christie Hennessy at Fels Point Hotel on Friday/Saturday October 30/31. The CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Kieran Ruttledge, said: “The Christie Hennessy Celebration is a great weekend of top class music from some of […]

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Some Great Acts Set To Play Christie Hennessy Celebration

Some Great Acts Set To Play Christie Hennessy Celebration

September 12, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE dates and some of the acts have been announced for the annual Christie Hennessy Celebration, which will take place in the Fels Point Hotel later this year. The ever popular music event will take place on October 30 and 31, with a whole host of various acts and musicians lined up […]

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Celebration of Christie Hennessy Festival 2016

Christie Hennessy Festival To Feature On TV Tonight

December 3, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF you weren’t in Fels Point two weeks ago, there’s a chance for you to see some of the acts that performed at the Celebration of Christie Hennessy & Songwriters Festival. If you have Sky, a special half hour programme will feature on the ‘Kerry County Matters’ show on […]

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Victor McCullough, Francie Conway and Mossie Stack at the Troubadour Club, part of the Celebration of Christie Hennessy and Songwriting Weekend, in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christie Hennessy Festival Strikes The Right Note Again

November 23, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE feast of music that is the ‘Celebration Of  Christie Hennessy And Songwriting’ was another great success with large crowds attending the big events over the weekend. The Troubadour Club drew large crowds on Friday night with local and national talent on show, while an equally impressive audience of music lovers showed […]

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Celebration Of Christie Hennessy Is A Treat For Music Fans

Celebration Of Christie Hennessy Is A Treat For Music Fans

November 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE CHRISTIE Hennessy Celebration  is upon us once again and takes place over the weekend in the Fels Point Hotel. It’s a great two days of music from artists from Tralee and beyond. Here is a run down of what’s in store for music fans in town. Friday  Troubadour Club, Fels […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 21, 2014 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

The weather is supposed to brighten up, so there’s no excuse for vegging in front of the telly at the weekend. There’s loads to get up to… Friday 1. Celebrate Christie There’s a fantastic festival going on today and tomorrow at the Fels Point Hotel celebrating one of our town’s […]

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Dates Set For Annual Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

Dates Set For Annual Celebration Of Christie Hennessy

September 4, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

  DATES have been announced for this year’s ‘A Celebration of Christie Hennessy’ Festival. It will be take place at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday and Saturday, November 21-22. The popular ‘Troubadour Club’ will take place on the first night of the festival. Ten artists from Tralee and further afield […]

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