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Has Love/Hate’s Trish Relocated To Tralee? Nope, Just Her Car!

Has Love/Hate’s Trish Relocated To Tralee? Nope, Just Her Car!

November 13, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

  FANS of RTE’s ‘Love/Hate’ may have been shocked at last Sunday’s finale to the series where Nidge came a-cropper, but they might be even more surprised to see his wife’s car around town. Has Trish re-located to Tralee? Apparently not, as we found out that Tralee man Emmet O’Grady, bought […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

November 7, 2014 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

Style evenings, book signings, race nights, hurling and rallying. Whatever you’re into, Tralee has it catered for this weekend… FRIDAY 1. Style Yourself Up CH Chemist have another style event which always attracts a big crowd of fashion and beauty product lovers. This time it’s all for a good cause. ‘An […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s Man Joe Heads West For Stag Night

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Man Joe Heads West For Stag Night

October 27, 2014 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

  A HORDE of Naries went west on Saturday for the stag party of Joe Griffin. The Kerries native and die-hard Kerins O’Rahilly’s man, set off with his brothers Mike and Kieran, buddies from the Strand Road Club and his dad, 85-year-old Pat, for a night in the wild west. “It’ll be a bit […]

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It’s The Weekend! Five Things To Occupy Your Time

It’s The Weekend! Five Things To Occupy Your Time

October 17, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

The weekend. It’s so close we can taste it. We’ve got that Friday feeling so if you want to know what’s on in town for the weekend then looky here… Friday Expose Beauty Lauch Sunday Independent beauty writer and TV3 regular, Triona McCarthy, will officially open Expose Beauty in Mounthawk from 3pm to […]

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VIDEO: Atmosphere Of Culture Night In Town Caught On Film

VIDEO: Atmosphere Of Culture Night In Town Caught On Film

October 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WERE you at Culture Night in Tralee last month? Well Michael Kelly of Feenish Productions, has put together a great short video of the events held in Siamsa Tire, The Square and the Tralee International Resource Centre. So if you were around town on Friday, September 19, you might see […]

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Lucky 13 Years For Bryan Carr’s School Of Performing Arts

Lucky 13 Years For Bryan Carr’s School Of Performing Arts

September 11, 2014 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S not just the primary and secondary schools that are back in action this September. Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts recommences its singing, acting and dance classes at Collis Sands this Saturday and is looking for new members. “I am really looking forward to this term; its great to […]

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Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh dunks ice over Sen Mark Walsh in one of the Town Park fountains. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO: Fianna Fail Senator Gets Iced In The Town Park

August 21, 2014 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee wasn’t the only one to get a soaking this morning (see video here). Senator Mark Daly from Kenmare also took the Ice Bucket Challenge – offered to him by his brother-in-law, Paul Treyvaud – and Maria Walsh did the honours. Apparently Maria didn’t think he was […]

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Great New Single From Ian As The Sound Of Wedding Bells Approaches

Great New Single From Ian As The Sound Of Wedding Bells Approaches

August 9, 2014 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

  IAN O’Doherty’s new single ‘Heartbeats Shifting’ was released on Friday and it’s another step in the Oakpark man’s ever changing repertoire. “The first single Woven did well, particularly with regional radio stations, so we’re hoping to add to that with ‘Heartbeats Shifting’,” said Ian. “This is the second single in […]

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Sabrina’s On Song With Her Second Album

Sabrina’s On Song With Her Second Album

August 6, 2014 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL singer Sabrina McKiernan has recently released her second album and she’s found a great audience online. ‘I Am The Song’ is a collection of songs from the visually-impaired singer from the Mitchels area of town and TraleeToday.ie caught up with her to ask her about her love of music. […]

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Photos: Bands Make Some Noise At Showcase In The Greyhound

Photos: Bands Make Some Noise At Showcase In The Greyhound

August 6, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

By Oscar Brophy LAST Friday and Saturday the Greyhound Bar once again played host to the ‘Hear The Noise Promotions’ showcase of bands. This time, it was HTN’s first anniversary show, featuring 16 bands over two days. Hear the Noise has put on numerous shows around the country, from Tralee […]

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All Smiles For Sumdaze’s Single Launch In The Blasket

All Smiles For Sumdaze’s Single Launch In The Blasket

July 26, 2014 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Click above ad for more TRALEE band Sumdaze launched their new single entitled “All Smiles Around The City” in the Blasket last night (Friday).   The rockers also had a viewing of the video for the single.  “All Smiles Around The City” is the second single off the yet to […]

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Martin Hurley: Songs In The Key Of Life

Martin Hurley: Songs In The Key Of Life

July 25, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Martin Hurley is a well known face that has played the pubs of Tralee. He’s also a member of the Contempory Folk outfit Oracle. Here is a selection of the songs that shaped his musical outlook… Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms Where It Began One […]

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Louis Walsh’s Latest Boyband ‘Hometown’ Added To Festival Line-Up

Louis Walsh’s Latest Boyband ‘Hometown’ Added To Festival Line-Up

July 16, 2014 at 2:55 pm 1 comment

YOUNG pop music fans were rejoicing this afternoon when it was announced Louis Walsh’s latest creation, ‘Hometown’, will be playing the Rose of Tralee Festival. Consisting of Josh Gray, Dean Gibbons, Brendan Murray, Cian Morrin, Dayl Cronin and Ryan McLoughlin the band caused a stir among teenage girls when they appeared on […]

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€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

€5,000 Prize Up For Grabs In Rose Festival Music Competition

July 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more CALLING all musicians! A prize pot in excess of €5000 is up for grabs in the  ACCESS competition which will take place during this year’s Rose of Tralee festival. The competition is open to all solo artists, duos, groups or bands who can submit an […]

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Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

Out To Lunch: Retaining That French Flair In Courthouse Lane

July 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above to enlarge Chez Christophe, Courthouse Lane I HAD been to Chez Christophe before and,  despite only staying for a very fine coffee, I promised to return. That was over a year ago. It was quiet then as it was only open a few weeks so that was to be expected, […]

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At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

At The Omniplex: ’22 Jump Street’ Reviewed

July 12, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more 22 Jump Street By John Lyons PREVIOUSLY on ‘21 Jump Street’… Jonah Hill & Co. took an old tv series – which had, frankly, a quite silly premise to begin with – and adapted it into one of the best buddy cop comedies that we’ve seen […]

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Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

Out To Lunch: Crabbing About The Salad

July 5, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more Johnny Franks, Meadowlands Hotel, Oakpark Road I HAVEN’T been to Meadowlands Hotel in a long time, again harking back to my old days in The Kerryman. The lunches there were generally good and the place was always fairly packed – that’s quite an […]

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‘A Lot Of Tralee People Are Going To Be Disappointed’ Says Ticketmaster Agent

‘A Lot Of Tralee People Are Going To Be Disappointed’ Says Ticketmaster Agent

July 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who has seen the Garth Brooks fanaticism first hand in town is John McCarthy. The Tralee man, who owns the B-Mobile shop in Dominick Street, is the only Ticketmaster agent in town and his shop was thronged with fans when the tickets went on sale months ago. “It was […]

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Tralee’s ‘Natural Born Killers’ Set For Hometown ‘Summerbrawl’

Tralee’s ‘Natural Born Killers’ Set For Hometown ‘Summerbrawl’

July 1, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee wrestlers are hoping for a packed hometown crowd when they part in ‘Summerbrawl’ this August. Josh O’Sullivan (26) from Ballyrickard and Jonathan Roche from Spa Road are better known in wrestling circles as ‘NBK’ (Natural Born Killers). They are part of the Celtic Championship Wrestling show which will […]

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What’s On This Weekend: A Kilflynn Fairy Invasion And Much More

June 27, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

From a family day at the markets to a fairy invasion in Kilflynn, there’s loads to do this weekend…   Saturday Bluebell Markets Music, kids entertainment and even a dog show will be some of the extra attractions alongside the craftspeople at the Bluebell Midsummer Market this Saturday. There will be […]

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Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

Ross Brassil: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 26, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Having played in numerous bands that have rocked the pubs and clubs of Tralee down the years, Ross Brassil is a well known musician in town. Here is a selection of the songs that have shaped him… Pearl Jam – Alive I was fortunate enough […]

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VIDEO: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

VIDEO: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

June 20, 2014 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THIS weekend sees a packed schedule of events for Féile na mBláth as Danielle Courtney found out when she spoke to County Tourism Officer, John Griffin. Danielle also speaks to the Recovery Haven’s, Siobhan McSweeney, about the ‘Celebration of Light’ fundraiser which takes place […]

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Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

Jay Fitz: Songs In The Key Of Life

June 19, 2014 at 9:32 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more Jay Fitz is an electronic music DJ in Tralee, and plays with the Eclectoballs collective in town and further afield, here’s the music  that shaped his musical upbringing…  Prodigy – Everybody in the Place Since the age of 12 I have been into electronic music […]

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Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

Great Night For Tralee People At AIMS Awards

June 16, 2014 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT was a great night for the Hurley and Landers families on Saturday as they picked up awards at a ceremony in Killarney. The annual Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) Awards took place in the INEC and were attended by just under 1,100 people representing societies throughout […]

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Out To Lunch: Dining Al Fresco In The Sunny Square

Out To Lunch: Dining Al Fresco In The Sunny Square

June 15, 2014 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for much more Nightjar The Square YOU know, when we get the weather there’s no place like home. I walked into the Square on Thursday afternoon to a drumming exhibition from a local school who entertained shoppers and al fresco diners from nearby cafes. It really did have […]

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Movie Review: Angelina Can’t Save This Fairytale Flop

Movie Review: Angelina Can’t Save This Fairytale Flop

June 14, 2014 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

  Maleficent By John Lyons EVEN though Angelina Jolie is one of the biggest movie stars in the world, she’s been out of the spotlight since she starred in Salt and The Tourist in 2010. She’s since directed two films, 2011’s in the Land of Blood and Honey, and Unbroken […]

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Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

Talented Mother And Daughter Duo To Launch Books

June 10, 2014 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THEY say talent runs in the family and this is certainly the case with Joy Agwu and her nine year old daughter Sandra. The two of them are set to release books at the same time in the County Library on June 21. Joy originally from Nigeria has been living […]

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Tralee Man Mark Makes It As A Rose Escort

Tralee Man Mark Makes It As A Rose Escort

June 10, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on ad for great offers ONE Tralee man has made it as an Escort for this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival. Mark Sheehy from Blackrock, Tralee, was among the group of 32 Irish lads who made it through the rigours of the Rose of Tralee Boot Camp for Escorts recently. […]

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Remember This Place? Eight Examples Of Old-School Beach Behaviour

Remember This Place? Eight Examples Of Old-School Beach Behaviour

June 6, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

Click ad above to see great offers IT emerged this week that Fenit and Banna have retained their Blue Flag status for another year – not that we can enjoy them in this weather! This will come as no surprise to anyone who spent their childhoods at these beaches playing in the sand dunes, […]

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Orlagh Winters: How To Avoid “I Have Nothing To Wear!” Syndrome

Orlagh Winters: How To Avoid “I Have Nothing To Wear!” Syndrome

June 5, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

“I have nothing to wear!” We have all said those words at one time or another and some of us have said them a lot more than others. How do we avoid uttering these words of desperation? The solution is actually quite simple, you need to invest in some wardrobe […]

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