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Fifty Dinghy Sailors Enjoy Performance Clinic Event In Fenit

Fifty Dinghy Sailors Enjoy Performance Clinic Event In Fenit

January 10, 2017 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

JUST under 50 of Ireland’s top dinghy sailors travelled from all over the country to take part in Tralee Bay Maritime Centre’s first Dinghy Performance Clinic in Fenit last week. Top dinghy performance coaches from all over Europe flew in to coach these young, aspiring sailors on all aspects of sailing, […]

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At the launch of Churchill's Heritage Week celebrations were members of the Spa and Fenit community. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Spa And Fenit Community To Forge Present With Past At Family Day

August 16, 2016 at 10:13 am 0 comments

  TRADITIONS and skills of the past will take centre stage in Churchill on Saturday week. Spa/Fenit Community Council will celebrate National Heritage week at the Old Forge, Churchill on Saturday, August 27. This is one of the most popular social events in the area which will again showcase many […]

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Fenit Rowers Win Gold At All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships

Fenit Rowers Win Gold At All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships

August 15, 2016 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

KERRY’S newest club Fenit were in the medals in three categories in the All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships in Ballyshannon over the weekend. Fenit were rowing in a brand new boat, which was built in Tralee and it accommodated medal-winning teams in various categories. In the pre-veteran mixed, Paula Moloney, Edel O’Sullivan, Pat O’Connor, […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee And Beyond Basking In The Summer Sunshine

PHOTOS: Tralee And Beyond Basking In The Summer Sunshine

July 19, 2016 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

THE weather has been sensational over the last couple of days around the Tralee area we hope you’ve had time enjoy it.  If not here’s a little taste of what you’ve been missing with people posting images on social media… Continued below…. Joanne Allman took these superb shots in Fenit […]

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PHOTO: A €119 Million Luxury Super Yacht Was Off The Coast Of Fenit This Morning

PHOTO: A €119 Million Luxury Super Yacht Was Off The Coast Of Fenit This Morning

July 14, 2016 at 11:53 am 0 comments

A LUXURY super yacht which has been seen around Kerry this past week was off the coast at Fenit this morning. (Photo below) The €119 million yacht has been making an impression off the shores of the county, it has also been spotted off the coast of Rossbeigh and Kinsale, Co […]

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PHOTOS: Many Reasons To Celebrate At St Brendan’s NS Fenit

PHOTOS: Many Reasons To Celebrate At St Brendan’s NS Fenit

June 27, 2016 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

THE staff, pupils and parents of St. Brendan’s N.S. Fenit held a special celebration day last Friday 24th June. They were celebrating all their hard work and achievements. They were awarded their 4th Green Flag for Travel. Ms. Angela Wall, Green School co-ordinator, made a special appearance and raised the […]

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Launching Midsummer Art & Craft Fair were, from left: Margaret O'Shea, Maria McSwiney, Mary Kelly.  Front Row L -R Christine Gallagher, Mairead Moriarty and Nuala Finnegan

An Afternoon Of Art In Fenit For Kerry Hospice

June 12, 2016 at 10:25 am 0 comments

  THE SPA/FENIT branch of the Kerry Hospice are joining forces with local artists to raise funds for those suffering with cancer in Kerry. ‘A Midsummer Art & Craft Fair’ takes place at Tralee Bay Sailing Club in Fenit on Sunday, June 19, between 3pm – 8pm. Admission is free. […]

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Fenit Parish Hall To Host Screening Of Acclaimed Film

Fenit Parish Hall To Host Screening Of Acclaimed Film

May 16, 2016 at 10:33 am 0 comments

ATLANTIC, the new award-winning film directed by Risteard Ó Domhnaill and narrated by Brendan Gleeson, will be screened in the port village of Fenit this Sunday, International Day of Biodiversity. The film which follows the fortunes of three small fishing communities struggling to maintain their way of life in the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Theft From Vehicle In Fenit

Gardaí Investigate Theft From Vehicle In Fenit

April 11, 2016 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are looking for the public’s help with their investigation into a theft from a vehicle in Fenit recently. The incident occurred in a housing estate in the village between Saturday, April 2 at 8pm and Sunday, April 3 at 4pm. Mechanical tools were taken out of the vehicle, as well as an […]

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Trish McCarthy, Carol Benner and Lena O'Sullivan at The Taste For Africa in the Tankard, Spa on Tuesday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Foodie Night For Africa A Success In The Tankard

April 6, 2016 at 11:51 am 0 comments

OVER 300 people enjoyed a foodie charity event at The Tankard in Fenit on Tuesday night. ‘The Taste For Africa’ was organised by chef Frank Moynihan – the resident chef on the Gay Byrne Show on Radio 1 for many years – who invited people to come along and enjoy some spectacular seafood dishes, […]

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The monument of Saint Brendan on Fenit Harbour has a new neighbour. The new Liebherr under construction in Fenit. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Liebherr Structure In Fenit Progressing Nicely

April 2, 2016 at 10:09 am 0 comments

THE construction of an industrial building in Fenit Harbour is taking shape. Liebherr began work on the unit in January of last year and looks now to be in the latter stages of construction. The structure consists of a hall and administrative building intended for final assembly of components prior to loading […]

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Catherine and Jim McCarthy with Sinead Cotter at the screening of the documentary 'Spa Fenit - A Journey Through Time' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Screening Of Spa Fenit Documentary In Siamsa Tíre

March 29, 2016 at 10:44 am 0 comments

OVER 200 people came to Siamsa Tire on Saturday night for a special screening of ‘Spa Fenit – A Journey Through Time’. The documentary, made by Jim McCarthy of Digimac Video Productions’, takes the viewer on a historical journey through time, recording the day-to-day life, history, experiences of local people […]

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James McCarthy of Digimac Photography with Marita Ann crew members Johnny McCarthy, Mike Browne and Gavin Mortimer at Banna on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa/Fenit Documentary Telling Marita Ann Story And Much More To Be Screened At Siamsa

March 19, 2016 at 11:22 am 0 comments

A DOCUMENTARY, two years in the making, is set to be screened for one night only at Siamsa Tire, on Easter Saturday, March 26, and it will feature an exclusive interview with the men involved with the Marita Ann and what happened on the ship. It is the sequel to the […]

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VIDEO: Drone Footage Beautifully Captures Fenit In All Its Spring Glory

VIDEO: Drone Footage Beautifully Captures Fenit In All Its Spring Glory

February 25, 2016 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

THE people at ‘The Irish Drone’ hit a few nice spring days recently around Tralee Bay and the results are fairly beautiful. They uploaded aerial footage of Blennerville last week and this time it’s Fenit’s turn to star in the rare, stunning sunshine. They’re promising similar beautiful scenes in the Maharees in the coming weeks so subscribe […]

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Fenit Pier Included In €4.5m Capital Works Funding

Fenit Pier Included In €4.5m Capital Works Funding

February 25, 2016 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

FENIT PIER has been allocated €112,500 in state funding as part of €4.5 million boost for local authority harbours and piers. Money allocated will go towards  dredging works at the pier to improve access for fishing boats. Other harbours and piers to benefit in Kerry were – Ballinskelligs Pier (€112,500), Renard […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 21, 2016 at 11:54 am 0 comments

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)… James Sweeney was enjoying the view in Banna… During […]

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See Familiar ‘Faces Of Fenit’ At Photo Exhibition In Tralee Library

See Familiar ‘Faces Of Fenit’ At Photo Exhibition In Tralee Library

February 18, 2016 at 12:17 pm 1 comment

THE Tralee Library will host a photo exhibition, titled ‘The Faces of Fenit’, which will go on display from this Saturday, February 20. This is the second opportunity to catch the photographs on display, after Fenit Hall recently held a display of the photos taken by local man, Jim McCarthy […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 7, 2016 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

  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)… Continued below… Kasia Stepien awoke to clear skies […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 24, 2016 at 11:05 am 0 comments

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)… A foreboding sky enshrouds Banna Strand. Taken by Instagram […]

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A particularly festive dipper leaving the water for the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More From The Christmas Day Swim In Fenit

December 27, 2015 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

EARLIER we brought you photos and a video from the Christmas Day Swim in Fenit (click here for images). The annual dip, in aid of the RNLI, was another massive success and hundreds made the three dashes into the water as hundreds more looked on in the driving rain. Here […]

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Frozen but happy swimmers after the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Making A Splash In Fenit On Christmas Day (Part 1)

December 27, 2015 at 11:57 am 0 comments

IT was a miserable Christmas morning weatherwise, but that didn’t deter the hundreds of swimmers who made the annual dash into the cold waters of Fenit. Well over a thousand people gathered at the beach to either take part in or watch the swim which again was  in aid of […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

December 13, 2015 at 10:22 am 0 comments

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) Taking the dog for a swim. The morning after […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 22, 2015 at 11:00 am 0 comments

  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) Storm Barney was a bit of a downer […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 1, 2015 at 11:55 am 0 comments

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 imagine Carlos Oliveira is coming to the realisation […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 18, 2015 at 10:38 am 0 comments

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 enjoyed some great weather this week, so many […]

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Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

October 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

  THERE is a sense of shock in Fenit at the death of Fr. Gearoid Ó Donnchadha in a fire in the early hours of Monday morning. The well-known an much-loved man was a huge figure in the Fenit community, actively promoting many projects in Fenit and beyond, including the statue of […]

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Man Dies In House Fire In Fenit

Man Dies In House Fire In Fenit

October 12, 2015 at 10:23 am 0 comments

  A MAN has died in a house fire in Fenit in the early hours of this morning. At around 2am the fire broke out and the Fire Service and Gardai were dispatched to the scene. Three units of the Tralee fire brigade were at the scene and fought the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 4, 2015 at 11:12 am 0 comments

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) A bit of an Indian Summer was enjoyed by […]

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VIDEO: Amazing Drone Footage Captures Fenit In All Its Glory

VIDEO: Amazing Drone Footage Captures Fenit In All Its Glory

September 24, 2015 at 10:13 am 0 comments

NO it’s not a scene from Steven Spielberg’s ‘Shutter Island’, it’s fantastic drone footage which was sent into us that shows off Fenit and Tralee Bay from the sky. The footage highlights Fenit Island, the lighthouse, the harbour and the area around Tralee Bay like you’ve never seen it before. The […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 20, 2015 at 9:25 am 0 comments

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 Rose Walk has been a great (and colourful) […]

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