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Tralee Woman To Feature On RTE Documentary Tonight

March 14, 2019 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman will feature on an RTE Documentary tonight (Thursday) looking at the lives of people who were born into deaf families. “Mother Father Deaf” airs at 10.15pm on RTE ONE and is a touching and informative one-off special about what it’s like growing up with deaf parents and walking […]

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Story Of The Offaly Men Who Killed Kerry’s 5-In-A-Row Dream Airs Tonight

Story Of The Offaly Men Who Killed Kerry’s 5-In-A-Row Dream Airs Tonight

December 28, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

IF you feel like torturing yourself, then RTE will make your masochistic dreams come true tonight. Relive one of the most heartbreaking moments in Kerry GAA history, when the men from Offaly  put a stop to Micko’s team’s dreams of a 5-in-a-row in ‘Players Of The Faithful’ tonight (Friday) at […]

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Cameraman Klaus Kappa with June Carey, Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne and Colm Flynn of RTE Today in the Town Park on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Vote For Tralee In RTE’s ‘Your Town’ Competition

January 29, 2018 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

REMEMBER when the RTE ‘Today’ programme came to Tralee earlier this year to film around the town as part of their ‘Your Town’ segment? Well it received a hugely positive reaction and now a poll has been started to pick the best ‘Your Town’ segment of the season and Tralee […]

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Have You A Treasured Object To Submit For This National Project?

Have You A Treasured Object To Submit For This National Project?

September 19, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

PUBLIC history project ‘National Treasures’ is calling on the people of Kerry to submit their treasured objects to help tell the story of Irish life over the past 100 years. RTÉ and the National Museum of Ireland are currently working together to create ‘National Treasures’, a unique archive documenting how […]

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Tubs on Tour…Ryan Turbridy tries out a skateboard presented to him by Barry Liston, Skateboard maker.Ryan Tubridy at the Coast Cafe, Ballybunion, Co Kerry, as Fáilte Ireland has joined forces once again this year with the show,‘Tubs on the Wild Atlantic Way’ , as part of its ‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life’ summer marketing campaign.   This year, the tour focuses on a selection of seaside towns and island with Ryan broadcasting live with RTE Radio 1 as he tours the Wild Atlantic Way.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC/NO REPRO

PHOTOS: Ryan Tubridy Enjoys Ballybunion Hospitality For Radio Show

May 31, 2017 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement at The Coast Café in Ballybunion this morning where Ryan Tubridy broadcasted his RTE show. The Late Late Show host had a great time speaking with Brendan Kennelly, local entrepreneur Barry Liston, editor of Ballybunion News Ger Walsh and a host of guests as part of […]

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Kerryman Appointed New Political Correspondent At RTE

Kerryman Appointed New Political Correspondent At RTE

May 25, 2017 at 9:00 pm Comments are Disabled

RTÉ News has announced the appointment of RTÉ journalist, Mícheál Lehane, as Political Correspondent, succeeding David Davin Power, who recently retired. Mícheál, who grew up in Cahersiveen, is currently a member of RTÉ’s Political Unit, Mícheál Lehane joined RTÉ in 2004. A big fan of Kerry GAA, Micheál studied Media, Communications […]

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‘Peanut’ The Tralee Terrier To Feature On RTE One This Week

‘Peanut’ The Tralee Terrier To Feature On RTE One This Week

September 18, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW series on RTE One called ‘The Pet Surgeon’ will feature a little dog from Tralee this Tuesday. Filmed at Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital in Cork, the third episode features a gorgeous little dog called Peanut who lives between his mammy Karen O’Connor, her brother Shane O’Connor and their dad Sean O’Connor in […]

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Kerry Couples Wanted To Take Part In TV Show

Kerry Couples Wanted To Take Part In TV Show

July 16, 2016 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A TV production company is looking for a Kerry couple to take part in a popular RTE show. ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’ is back and they’re looking for fun and outgoing couples who are passionate about getting hitched in 2016. If you are madly in love and want €10,000 to plan the wedding […]

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Kerry manager, Ciaran Carey. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Twitter Reacts After RTE Six-One News Airs The Wrong Kerry Hurlers Preview

April 29, 2016 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

WE all make mistakes…but that was a very public one. With Kerry creating history on Sunday by taking part in the  Leinster Championship on Sunday, RTE decided to cover the story on the Six-One news yesterday. Joe Stack was down interviewing Ciaran Carey for the piece during the week but, unfortunately, […]

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Kerry Pig Farm To Go Live On RTE’s ‘Big Week On The Farm’

Kerry Pig Farm To Go Live On RTE’s ‘Big Week On The Farm’

March 26, 2016 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A PIG farm in the Castleisland area is to feature as part of a series of live broadcasts for RTE’s upcoming ‘Big Week on the Farm’. RTÉ One will be broadcasting live from farms across five successive nights starting on April 4th and bringing viewers to the heart of Irish farms […]

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RTE Cameras To Be At Tralee Park Run This Saturday

February 18, 2016 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

CAMERAS from RTE will be at the Tralee Park Run this weekend. RTE’s ‘Operation Transformation’ show will join up with the weekly 5k run held in the town park on Saturday. The very popular health and fitness show that aims to help contestants lose weight, has been teaming up with […]

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Renowned Tralee Hotel To Feature On RTE This Sunday

Renowned Tralee Hotel To Feature On RTE This Sunday

February 12, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be some familiar faces from the hospitality industry in Tralee on your TV screens this Valentine’s Day. Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa will feature on this week’s episode of Francis Brennan’s “At Your Service”, which will air on RTE 1, on February 14, at 8:30pm. In this week’s episode, Francis enlists […]

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Former Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Student Directs New RTE Comedy Series

January 7, 2016 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

A FORMER Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí student is the director of a new comedy series which is featuring on RTE 2 on Monday nights. Shaun O’Connor is the director of Sketch! – a (you guessed it) comedy sketch show filmed in Cork city. The latest episode screened on Monday night featured RTE personality, John Creedon, […]

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Tralee Gets A Nice Plug As A Shopping Destination On RTE’s ‘Today Show’

Tralee Gets A Nice Plug As A Shopping Destination On RTE’s ‘Today Show’

November 11, 2015 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S always nice to get a bit of national publicity for our town and yesterday, local businesses got a great plug on a popular RTE show. Orla Diffily, who hosts a weekly fashion slot every Tuesday on RTE’s Today Show, flagged Tralee as a shopper’s paradise with everything from high street retail to […]

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RTÉ Nationwide special “Writing Irish soldiers back into history”
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Presentation Tralee Student To Feature On RTE Nationwide Remembrance Day Special

November 4, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

A PRESENTATION secondary school student is to feature in an RTE Nationwide special on the historical project ‘My Adopted Soldier’ Nationwide will broadcast two special programmes this November which focus on a unique project involving a student from every county in Ireland who adopted a soldier who died in World War 1. […]

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The Kerry team huddle before throw-in of the drawn match against Cork in Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Will The Munster Final Replay Be Televised?

July 7, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

DUE to a clash of matches, there is a chance Saturday week’s Munster Final replay between Kerry and Cork in Killarney may not be televised. The Munster Council have announced a throw-in of 7pm, which is the same time Sky Sports are scheduled to show one of the Round 3B […]

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How Twitter Reacted To The Páidí Ó Sé Documentary Last Night

How Twitter Reacted To The Páidí Ó Sé Documentary Last Night

July 1, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

PÁIDÍ Ó SÉ featured in the last episode of the current series of RTE’s Legacy series about mammoth personalities from Irish life who have passed on. Twitter was alive with chitter-chatter about the former great and the imprint he left on the GAA landscape. Here’s just some of the tweets […]

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Popular RTÉ Show To Enjoy The Services Of Tralee Hotelier

Popular RTÉ Show To Enjoy The Services Of Tralee Hotelier

June 25, 2015 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL local hotelier is set to appear on our screens during the next season of ‘At Your Service’. Padraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry House Hotel will soon be teaming up with the popular hotelier and TV presenter, Francis Brennan, for an episode of the show, which will air when the new season begins […]

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Tralee Comic Gets Weekly Comedy Short Slot On RTE

Tralee Comic Gets Weekly Comedy Short Slot On RTE

June 1, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

A STAND-UP comedian, born and raised in Ard Na Lí Oakpark, is beginning to make waves on the Irish comedy scene. Ronan Grace along with his writing partner, Trevor Browne, have written and performed several comedy sketches that will feature on RTE’s ‘Comedy Bites’, comedy shorts series on RTE Player. Each […]

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Tralee Women Won A Nice Bit Of Cash On TV At The Weekend

Tralee Women Won A Nice Bit Of Cash On TV At The Weekend

May 31, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE people enjoyed a nice windfall thanks to RTE this weekend as two women scooped €20,000 between them on the station’s flagship chat shows. The final ‘Late Late Show’ of the season saw Ryan Tubridy handing out sums of €10,000 to members of the public who entered their weekly […]

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"He's the man" RTE's Marty Morrissey and Austin Stacks chairman, Aidan O'Connor, share a laugh at the launch of RTE's championship coverage in the Austin Stacks clubhouse in Connolly Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Marty And GAA Legends Launch RTE’s Championship Coverage In Connolly Park

May 11, 2015 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

FRESH from Austin Stacks victory over Dr Crokes less than 24 hours before, the clubhouse in Connolly Park played host to the launch of RTE’s 2015 All Ireland championship coverage. Sports presenter Marty Morrissey was at the helm, ably supported by legend of Kerry football, Tomás Ó Sé, along with ex Galway […]

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Tralee Woman Shortlisted For RTE’s ‘Poem For Ireland’ Campaign

Tralee Woman Shortlisted For RTE’s ‘Poem For Ireland’ Campaign

February 5, 2015 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BORN writer has had her poem selected for shortlist in the ‘Poem For Ireland’ campaign. The campaign which is being run by RTÉ, is aimed at celebrating Irish poetry and in particular, the vast wealth of talent we have had in this area over the last 100 years. When the […]

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Mary To Share The Couch With Dáithí And Maura On RTE’s ‘Today’ Show

Mary To Share The Couch With Dáithí And Maura On RTE’s ‘Today’ Show

January 21, 2015 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEETODAY.IE’S  beauty columnist has just secured a regular slot on RTE’s flagship afternoon programme. Mary O’Donnell will grace our screens on a fortnightly basis with Dáithí O Sé and Maura Derrane on the ‘Today’ show talking about all things beauty-related. “I’m absolutely thrilled with it,” said Mary. “There was a lot of people […]

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Figures Show Tralee Is Worst Area Outside Dublin For Paying TV Licence

Figures Show Tralee Is Worst Area Outside Dublin For Paying TV Licence

January 17, 2015 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S emerged that Tralee is the second worst offender in the country for not paying the TV licence fee. According to a story in The Irish Times, more than 16,000 summonses were issued nationally last year for non-payment of TV licences. Continued below… While the majority, 9,761, of these were issued […]

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Kerry Feature Twice In Top 10 Most Watched Sports Events Of 2014

Kerry Feature Twice In Top 10 Most Watched Sports Events Of 2014

January 17, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

  TWO Kerry games feature in the top ten most watched sporting events of 2014 on RTE with one more just outside according to figures released this week by the national broadcaster. Kerry’s All-Ireland final win was the third most watched game in the country last year, behind Ireland’s Six Nations […]

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AUDIO: RTE Radio 1 Airs Documentary On Late Tralee Guitarist

AUDIO: RTE Radio 1 Airs Documentary On Late Tralee Guitarist

January 15, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

  RTE Radio 1 aired a documentary on Sunday night about a Tralee man who was one of the Ireland’s greatest guitarists. Produced by Liam O’Brien ‘With these Hands’ is a story of love, music, life and brotherhood, telling the story of Eric Roche whose life was cut short by cancer […]

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Mario To Impersonate Donaghy? What D’ya Think Of That Kieran?

Mario To Impersonate Donaghy? What D’ya Think Of That Kieran?

December 18, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT appears Mario Rosenstock must have some fixation with Kerry people judging by the latest promos for his upcoming RTE special. In the previews we see the well-known comic doing impressions of Kerry hotelier Francis Brennan of ‘At Your Service’ fame and he also has Dáithí Ó Sé on the show with him. Now it […]

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Ballyheigue Woman Wins €68,000 In Prizes On RTE Show

Ballyheigue Woman Wins €68,000 In Prizes On RTE Show

September 29, 2014 at 12:38 pm 1 comment

A BALLYHEIGUE woman scooped €68,000 in prizes on the Winning Streak RTE gameshow on Saturday night. Julie (40), a team supervisor for a company calling Cullen Cleaning, was supported in Dublin by her son Alex (21) and daughter and Leanne (13) among other friends and family. She has six siblings – brothers John, […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

September 28, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S greatest GAA stars felt the pain on Saturday night as they had their legs waxed for a great cause in the Fels Point Hotel. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, the ‘Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ was a fantastic occasion attended by over 300 people, who made a great contribution to […]

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Rose of Tralee 2014, Maria Walsh, in the Rose Garden in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

1.7m Viewers Watched The Rose Of Tralee On Tuesday Night

August 21, 2014 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

TUESDAY night’s Rose of Tralee selection programme drew a net figure of 1.7 million viewers according to figures released by RTE. The selection was watched by a 50% share of everyone who was watching TV in Ireland that night. An audience of 760,00 watched the new Rose of Tralee Maria […]

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