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Michael Daly on 'Greenlawn Butterfly' takes flight at the Kingdom County Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Get Up To Around Tralee This Weekend

May 6, 2016 at 10:06 am 0 comments

According the people at the Met Office, summer is about to arrive later this weekend…well, in the sense that the rain will be warmer than it has been. Anyway, if we do get some sunshine, there’s no excuse for staying indoors. Here’s a few things you might get up to… […]

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And they're off at the Meadowlands Hotel Kids Fun Run at the Town Park on Saturday afternoon as part of the Tír Na nÓg Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

Four Great Things To Do With The Kids During The Tír Na nÓg Festival

March 25, 2016 at 11:40 am 0 comments

The weekend is upon us once again and it’s a special one if you’re a little person. Besides the prospect of Easter eggs, the Tír na nÓg family festival is in full swing and there’s plenty to do over the next few days… EASTER SATURAY 1. Caball Toymaster on Bridge […]

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Park Run. File Photo

Five Things To Do This Weekend

February 19, 2016 at 10:13 am 0 comments

It’s the weekend again and if you’d like to get out and about there’s a lot to get up to in town and beyond over the next couple of days… FRIDAY 1. If fashion is your thing, then this might be of an interest to you. Killahan NS will host a fundraising […]

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When Celebrity Big Brother Winner Scotty T Came To Tralee

When Celebrity Big Brother Winner Scotty T Came To Tralee

February 5, 2016 at 10:51 pm 0 comments

TRALEE people watching Celebrity Big Brother Final on TV3 tonight might recognise the champion from a wild night in town not so long ago. Scotty T, real name Scott Timlin, of popular TV series ‘Geordie Shore’, won the competition coming out of the house to wild cheering from fans and watched […]

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Santa Claus and friends joined by Rose of Tralee, Elysha Brennan at the launch of Santaland at CH Chemists on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 27, 2015 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

‘Black Friday’ signalled the real start of the Christmas shopping madness, but things are officially kicking off in Tralee this weekend and there’s a lot to get up to. Here’s a few suggestions… Saturday 1. Meet Santa and friends… CH Chemists are turning The Mall into a Christmas wonderland when Santa […]

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Four Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Four Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

October 16, 2015 at 11:29 am 0 comments

IT’S the weekend so you’ll be looking for stuff to do we presume. Here’s a few things you can get up to over the next two days… Friday 1. Tuning up for quiz night Calling all music fans! A trip down to the Manor West Hotel tonight is a must to test your […]

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Guide To Surviving Today’s Super Sunday Of Sport In The Pub

Guide To Surviving Today’s Super Sunday Of Sport In The Pub

October 11, 2015 at 10:33 am 0 comments

TODAY is arguably the biggest day in years for Irish sports fans, with the rugby and soccer teams playing vital games. Many of you will be heading down town on Sunday afternoon to sample the atmosphere in the pubs showing the matches on the big screen. It’ll be a long evening, so here’s […]

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contestants in the Kerry Hurlers Strictly Come Dancing event. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Strictly Camán Dancing – Kerry Hurlers To Take To The Dancefloor

October 4, 2015 at 11:13 am 0 comments

YOU’VE seen the Kerry hurlers beat all before them on the field this year, but now they’re facing their toughest challenge yet – on the dance floor. Eleven couples are taking part in the ‘Kerry Hurlers Strictly Come Dancing’ event to raise funds to send the Kerry panel on a well-deserved holiday […]

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Jordan Tearle, Zac Brosnan, Hugo Wells and Aoife King at the Secret Cine Club screening of 'Close Encounters Of The Third Kind' in the Town Park on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Sci-fi Treat As ‘Close Encounters’ Screens In The Park

August 29, 2015 at 11:31 am 0 comments

THE second of the Secret Cine Club’s open air summer screenings in the Town Park took place on Friday night. The nights are getting colder so cinema lovers came prepared for the elements with umbrellas, hats and coats as they settled down to watch the classic Close Encounters Of The […]

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Sarah Griffin and Tara Dore with the host for the evening, Brian Hurley, at the Austin Stacks' Strictly Come Dancing in the Dome on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Stacks Night Is Strictly Sensational In The Dome

August 23, 2015 at 8:24 am 0 comments

WHAT an incredible night in the Dome yet again! A massive crowd, great set-up and terrific entertainment. It was like the Rockies’ county and Munster championship run last year all over again. The 12 couples in the Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing 2015’ outdid themselves yet again as they put on […]

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Maher Makes Top 10 Most Handsome GAA Players In Paddy Power Survey

Maher Makes Top 10 Most Handsome GAA Players In Paddy Power Survey

August 21, 2015 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

WE all know that Kerry have a ‘honsome’ style of football but a new survey shows there’s a few lookers on the team as well. Paddy Power conducted a survey to find the best looking GAA players and Ireland and the results are surprising. One Kerry player makes the Top 10 […]

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At the official opening of the new all-weather pitch in Mounthawk Park were, from left: . Photo by Galvin O'Connor.

Group Theatre Are Royally Prepared For A New Season

August 20, 2015 at 10:41 am 0 comments

THE Group Theatre Tralee is getting ready for the new drama season which begins on the first week of September, with a production to be staged this November. The Group is at present rehearsing Mike O Halloran’s new play ‘A Queen’s Speech’ which will be presented in Siamsa Tire on November […]

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FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

July 23, 2015 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

WHEN Benners Hotel reopened its doors a few months ago it brought a breath of fresh air to the Castle Street area of town. The cafe and gastropub are serving up some excellent fare with friendly service, but some of you may not know that the Courtyard Bar to the rear of […]

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Is The Old Oak Premises To Reopen As A Music Venue?

Is The Old Oak Premises To Reopen As A Music Venue?

July 8, 2015 at 10:18 am 0 comments

THERE is speculation that a former pub on Rock Street is to reopen in the coming months as a music venue. The Old Oak Bar closed 10 years ago and the building has been idle since. However, last week, workmen moved in and there is work ongoing at the premises. Local sources say the […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Man On A Wire In Fence Jumping Fail

VIDEO: Tralee Man On A Wire In Fence Jumping Fail

June 24, 2015 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

WHAT were you thinking Pat? Tralee man, Pat Slattery, was away for the weekend in Donegal, where he was up at a rally, but he came crashing to the ground when he brashly attempted to clear a fence in one jump. The seeds of Pat’s demise were sown by his reluctance to carry out […]

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Magic Returns To Kilflynn For Enchanted Fairy Festival

Magic Returns To Kilflynn For Enchanted Fairy Festival

June 21, 2015 at 9:11 am 0 comments

IT was a massive hit last year with over 3,000 visitors, so it’s no surprise to see the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival return next weekend. Celebrating all things magical for children and adults alike, the festival is taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 27/28. The Kilflynn Fairy Council have again […]

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Our Guide To Getting A Great Father’s Day Gift In Town

Our Guide To Getting A Great Father’s Day Gift In Town

June 18, 2015 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

IT’S that time of year again when we show our appreciation for the dads in our lives. They’ve done a lot for us kids over the years; changing our nappies (the odd one did this), driving us to school/soccer/rugby/ballet practice, roaring at us on the football field, throwing dirty looks at boyfriends, punishing us […]

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VIDEO: Castleisland Woman Finds Another ‘Twin Stranger’, This Time In Italy

VIDEO: Castleisland Woman Finds Another ‘Twin Stranger’, This Time In Italy

June 10, 2015 at 8:49 pm 0 comments

  REMEMBER the Castleisland student who found her doppelganger as part of a social experiment (see previous story here)? Well she’s gone and found another one! Twenty-year-old Niamh and her two friends, Terence Manzanga and Harry English from Dublin City University are taking part in an experiment called Twin Stranger where they made a […]

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VIDEO: New York’s Finest Kerry Fan Does Donaghy’s ‘Whaddya Think Of That?’ Line

VIDEO: New York’s Finest Kerry Fan Does Donaghy’s ‘Whaddya Think Of That?’ Line

May 8, 2015 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

REMEMBER the guy who upstaged Anna Wintour at the Met Gala earlier this week in his Kerry jersey? He was later revealed to be Clayton James, a regular visitor to Dingle over the past 25 years, who bought the shirt last year in Garvey’s. Well Brian O’Connell has posted a […]

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Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

Quarters Set For A Busy Opening Weekend

April 30, 2015 at 4:28 pm 3 comments

  WITH the opening of Quarters Nightclub just days away, we popped down to the venue on Thursday to see how things were progressing. James Flaherty from Lixnaw, along with his Lixnaw hurling team-mates Pat Corridon, Stephen Power and Michael Conway are behind the new venture at the old Fabric […]

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New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

New Comedy Club Night Starts In Tralee Next Month

March 7, 2015 at 11:00 am 0 comments

SOMETHING funny is going to happen in The Abbey Inn on April 16. It’s the inaugural night of The KY Comedy Alternative, Kerry’s new comedy club. It’s all for a good cause, too – all proceeds from the night will go to the Tralee Soup Kitchen. The night will see local first […]

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Get Voting For Siamsa Tíre To Win An IMRO ‘Munster Live Music Venue’ Awards

Get Voting For Siamsa Tíre To Win An IMRO ‘Munster Live Music Venue’ Awards

January 20, 2015 at 11:09 am 0 comments

OUR very own Siamsa Tíre has been nominated for the IMRO Munster Live Music Venue 2014 and you can play your part in edging them towards success. They face stiff competition from the other nominees, Dolan’s Limerick, Coughlan’s in Cork, De Barra’s Clonakilty, and University Concert Hall, Limerick. The IMRO […]

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Khloe Kardashian Wears Kerry Man’s Creation To Golden Globes Party

Khloe Kardashian Wears Kerry Man’s Creation To Golden Globes Party

January 12, 2015 at 10:42 pm 0 comments

THERE was a Kerry connection at the Golden Globes last night when famed socialite and reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian, showed up to an after party in a gown created by Ballyheigue man Don O’Neill. The New York-based designer is enjoying huge success at the moment with his THEIA collection, appearing […]

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Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

Three Things To Do From Christmas Eve To St Stephen’s Day

December 23, 2014 at 11:04 am 0 comments

IT’S almost turkey time, but for anyone who wants to escape the house between now and Saturday, let’s see what you can get up to… 1. Take in the atmosphere There’s nothing like going to town on Christmas Eve and meeting up with friends and family. The atmosphere is special everywhere, especially […]

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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.

Six Things To Do In Town This Weekend

December 19, 2014 at 9:41 am 0 comments

JUST six sleeps til Santa! To while away the time this weekend you can do one (or all) of the below… FRIDAY 1. Kids To Have An Abbey Christmas! It’s party time for kids in The Abbey Inn as they are hosting a Fancy Dress event in the bar from 4.30-6.30pm. It’s something Danny Leane puts […]

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Hollywood Star In North Kerry To Trace His Roots For TV Show

Hollywood Star In North Kerry To Trace His Roots For TV Show

December 18, 2014 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

FIRST Ant and Dec and now the star of hit comedy show ‘Will And Grace’. Kerry seems to be celebrity central these days. It emerged yesterday that famed ITV light entertainment duo will be attending the wedding of their friend, ex-Eastenders actor Sean Maguire, in Sneem over Christmas. Now we hear […]

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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 0 comments

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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George Poff, Daniel Giles, Mona Butler and Grace O'Donnell at the 'Who Wants To Be A Thousandaire' night in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: €25,000 Raised At ‘Thousandaire’ Night For Tralee Churches

December 5, 2014 at 11:33 am 0 comments

A FUN event was held in Ballyroe last night in aid of the three Church of Ireland churches which were damaged in the storms earlier this year. ‘Who Wants To Be A Thousandaire’ drew a good turnout to the hotel where an amazing  €25,000 was raised by the event through advertising and […]

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Five Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

December 5, 2014 at 9:54 am 0 comments

ANOTHER week down so it’s time to relax and enjoy the weekend. But how will you spend your time after the shopping? FRIDAY 1. Party on down… The minute the clock struck midnight on Sunday night, taking us into December, was the signal for the official start of Party Season™. If […]

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Alanna Reflects On Her ‘Connected’ TV Experience

Alanna Reflects On Her ‘Connected’ TV Experience

November 27, 2014 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

  SHE was on our TV screens for the past two months, sharing her life with the great Irish public as part of the RTE2 reality show ‘Connected’. But as the series, which followed the lives of six women from around Ireland over the course of nearly a year, ended […]

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