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Bestselling Author To Give Storytelling Session For Children This Saturday

Bestselling Author To Give Storytelling Session For Children This Saturday

July 22, 2019 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Library is putting on a free event next Saturday morning which children will enjoy. They will have two storytelling sessions at 10.15am and 11.30am with bestselling author Roisin Meaney – “Elephants, bunnies and bumblebees” for children aged 3 – 6 years. Children are encouraged to bring along a teddy with […]

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Summer Stars Reading Programme Begins Again At Tralee Library

Summer Stars Reading Programme Begins Again At Tralee Library

June 14, 2019 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Summer Stars Reading Adventure begins in your local library on this Saturday, June 15. Each year Kerry Library runs free summer reading programmes for primary school children to promote literacy development during the holidays and to encourage readers and not so regular readers to engage with books. Each child […]

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Paddy Stack of Kerry Astronomy Club, John Dolan of the Irish Astronomical Society and exhibition co-ordinator, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley, Cllr Jim Finucane, Steve Lynott of Kerry Dark Sky Reserve and Kerry County Librarian Tommy O'Connor  at the opening of the Images of Starlight Exhibition at Tralee Library on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Stellar Exhibition Opens At Tralee Library

April 26, 2019 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

A MAJOR exhibition featuring on the night sky by members of the Dublin-based Irish Astronomical Society has just opened at Tralee Library and will continue for the next two weeks. The “Images of Starlight” Exhibition is a stunning collection of sixty images of stars, planets, galaxies and other space objects […]

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Tralee Library To Host ‘Images Of Starlight’ Exhibition

Tralee Library To Host ‘Images Of Starlight’ Exhibition

April 16, 2019 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Library in Tralee will host a major exhibition on the night sky by members of the Dublin-based Irish Astronomical Society from Friday, April 26 to Friday, May 10. The “Images of Starlight” Exhibition is a stunning collection of sixty images of stars, planets, galaxies and other space objects […]

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Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

Exhibition From LGBTQ+ Community To Open At Library This Weekend

February 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AN art and sound exhibition created by Kerry LGBTQ+ adults and young people will launch on Saturday, March 2 at 1pm in Tralee Library. The show documents the experience of being LGBTQ+ in Kerry today and explores how it fits into the broader theme of personal identity. The show will […]

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No More Library Fines From January 1st

No More Library Fines From January 1st

December 31, 2018 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

LIBRARIES across Kerry will no longer be imposing fines on overdue books from January 1, 2019. In addition, all outstanding fines on members’ accounts as of that date will be removed. This is in line with all public libraries nationally and is one of the key aims of the new […]

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Looking over a March 1918 of the Freeman's Journal at the opening of the exhibition were, at back; Eddie Barrett, a grandnephew of Austin Stack;  Clementine O’Keeffe, a granddaughter of James Crowley, Mary Lynch, granddaughter of Fionán Lynch and John Beazley, a cousin of Piaras Béaslaí. In front is Leas Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council John Joe Culloty and County Archivist Michael Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

Exhibition To Mark Centenary Of First Dáil Opens At Library

December 9, 2018 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

AN exhibition to mark the centenary of the 1918 general election and the First Dáil was officially opened by the Leas Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council on Saturday at Tralee Library. Relatives of the first Kerry TDs were in attendance at the opening of the exhibition which features information on the […]

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Tralee Library To Host Exhibition To Mark Centenary Of 1918 General Election And First Dáil

Tralee Library To Host Exhibition To Mark Centenary Of 1918 General Election And First Dáil

November 26, 2018 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

AN exhibition to mark the centenary of the 1918 general election and the First Dáil will be officially opened by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council on Saturday, December 8 at Tralee Library. The exhibition will feature information on the four Kerry men who were elected MPs at the December […]

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Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

Expert To Give Free Talk On Healthy Eating For Older People At Tralee Library

November 19, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

A FREE event aimed at older people will take place at Tralee Library this week. “Eat Well, Age Well – Healthy Eating for Older People” is a talk by Niamh O’Connor, Dietician and Nutrition Consultant and takes place this Thursday morning at 11am. Topics will include : what does a […]

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Design A Spooky Street In Tralee Library On Halloween

Design A Spooky Street In Tralee Library On Halloween

October 30, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

SO it’s the mid-term break and you’re wondering how to entertain the kids tomorrow. Well Tralee Library is holding a fun event where they are inviting children to come along to and help them to design a Spooky Street! It’s free of charge and will go on through out the […]

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A captivated audience at Innabubble Theatre Company Show.

Great Event For Kids At The Library This Saturday

October 16, 2018 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

THIS coming Saturday sees a lovely event taking place in Tralee Library for young people from four to 12 years old. Innabubble Theatre Company are presenting three multi-sensory puppet shows for children across two age groups. The puppet show is brought to Tralee with support from Creative Ireland Kerry and […]

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Tralee Library Hosting Event For Young Children On Saturday

Tralee Library Hosting Event For Young Children On Saturday

September 20, 2018 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE local library is getting into the Tralee Food Festival spirit when it hosts a special event for the little ones on Saturday morning. ‘Bears, Books & Blankets’ is  a healthy Teddy Bears Picnic and Storytime for children aged 3 – 6 years beginning at 11.30am. Children can bring their […]

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Two Free Events For Children At Tralee Library

Two Free Events For Children At Tralee Library

July 25, 2018 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking to something to do with the kids this weekend and into next week, then Tralee Library could be the place to go. They are hosting two free events for children this  Saturday morning and the following Wednesday. First up is ‘Girls Are Amazing— Stories Of Fearless Princesses And […]

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Launching the Summer Stars programme at Castleisland Library on Friday, l-r: Tommy O’Connor (County Librarian), Dawn Kavanagh (Dogs Trust), John Breen (Director of Services), Cllr Bobby O’Connell, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley, Eileen Murphy (Librarian). 

Libraries Launch Summer Stars Reading Adventure

July 7, 2018 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

LIBRARIES across Kerry are inviting children to participate in a fantastic adventure that will keep them busy with reading throughout the school summer holidays – the Summer Stars Reading Adventure. Each year Kerry Library runs summer reading programmes for primary school children to promote literacy development during the holidays and […]

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Two Events For Children In Tralee Library This Saturday

Two Events For Children In Tralee Library This Saturday

July 5, 2018 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking to something to do with the kids this weekend, then Tralee Library could be the place to go. They are hosting two events for children with a well-known writer on Saturday morning and in the afternoon. Róisín Meaney will first host ‘Lost Heads And Superheroes’ at 11.30am where […]

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Workshops To Be Held At Libraries During Bealtaine Festival

Workshops To Be Held At Libraries During Bealtaine Festival

April 24, 2018 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

A SERIES of workshops will take place around the county this May for the Bealtaine festival which celebrates creativity as we age. This year, Kerry County Council in association with Kerry Libraries and co-funded by the Arts Council is bringing workshops in creative writing, visual arts and feltwork to libraries […]

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‘Spring Into Storytime’ To Entertain Children On Saturdays At Tralee Library

‘Spring Into Storytime’ To Entertain Children On Saturdays At Tralee Library

April 5, 2018 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a great idea to get kids reading this season. ‘Spring into Story-time’ is back on Saturdays this April at Tralee Library. These events provide an ideal opportunity for children to take time to enjoy stories in their local library and experience reading as an activity which is fun, entertaining and […]

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County Librarian Tommy O'Connor with Austin Stacks GAA Chairman Liam Lynch at 'Ag Féachaint Siar', the Austin Stacks Centenary Celebrations exhibition at Tralee Library on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Exhibition Of Stacks’ Centenary Celebrations Opens At Tralee Library

February 21, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE centenary celebrations for Austin Stacks GAA club are coming to an end, but not without showing what an eventful year it has been for the Rock club. An exhibition was opened at Tralee Library by Chairman of Austin Stack Liam Lynch on Tuesday night, with images from socials, medal […]

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€245,500 ANNOUNCED FOR MUSIC CAPITAL SCHEME 2017
Pic shows ( l to r ) Abigail Byrne and Damien Czerwonka students from St Agnes Community Centre for Music and Arts. Music Network today welcomed the announcement by Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, confirming funding of €245,500 for the Music Capital Scheme 2017.
The Music Capital Scheme, supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and managed by Music Network, comprises two distinct awards that provide funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups and to professional musicians.
For further information, please contact: Louise Walsh, Communications Manager, Music Network: (01) 4750224 / communications@musicnetwork.ie


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Meeting In Tralee On How To Access Fund To Buy Musical Instruments

January 25, 2018 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

CALLING all musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell, at 5pm next Thursday, February 1. Everyone is welcome. The Music Capital Scheme, […]

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Book Launch And Art Exhibition At Tralee Library

Book Launch And Art Exhibition At Tralee Library

December 4, 2017 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL writing group will launch its new book and art exhibition this Tuesday night at Tralee Library. The ‘Tapestry of Words’ from the Lesley Collins creative writing group will be launched from 6pm-8pm. Part of the event will include an art exhibition aimed at the whole community so anyone […]

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Pictured Tommy O'Connor, Kerry Co. Librarian and Cllr Norma Foley Mayor of Tralee .
Tralee Library will host this years - PPAI photojournalism Exhibition from Monday, 2 October - Wednesday, 18 October. The Exhibition will be opened by Mayor Of Tralee Cllr Norma Foley on Monday 2nd Oct at 7 pm in Tralee Library  , ( all welcome ) .  A selection of Ireland's best examples of press photography from Ireland and over Seas will go on display in Tralee ... The PPAI Photojournalism Exhibition showcases award winners and entrants to the Association of Ireland (PPAI) awards in 
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Best Of Ireland’s Press Photography To Be Exhibited In Tralee Library

September 26, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Library will host this year’s Press Photographers Association of Ireland [PPAI] Photojournalism Exhibition from Monday, October 2 to Wednesday, October 18. A selection of Ireland’s best examples of press photography from Ireland and overseas will go on display at the library. Kerry photographers are well represented among the prize winning photographs on […]

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Exhibition Of ‘Silent Books’ At Tralee Library For Month Of June

Exhibition Of ‘Silent Books’ At Tralee Library For Month Of June

May 31, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

“Silent Books, from the world to Lampedusa and back” is the title of an exhibition that will take place at Tralee Library from June 2 to June 30. It consists of over 100 recent, wordless picture books from around the world, from Mexico to the U.S. via Denmark, Iran and beyond. […]

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Go On A Blind Date (With A Book!) At Tralee Library

Go On A Blind Date (With A Book!) At Tralee Library

February 6, 2017 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THE people at Tralee Library have come up with a novel way to get people to broaden their reading interests this month. Are you falling into a pattern of reading the same kinds of books and the same familiar authors over and over again? Cannot read anything but crime? What if […]

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Library Offering Amnesty On Overdue Books This Week

Library Offering Amnesty On Overdue Books This Week

November 28, 2016 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVE you have been avoiding going to your local library lately because your books are late and you dread the thought of fines? Now is your chance to come clean because during this week you can return your overdue books and pay no penalty. Don’t let the fear of fines […]

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PHOTOS: Children Enjoy Summer Stars Reading Programme At Tralee Library

PHOTOS: Children Enjoy Summer Stars Reading Programme At Tralee Library

October 11, 2016 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Summer Stars reading programme ran in public libraries throughout the country, including in Tralee this summer and 180 children received certificates in Tralee Library on Saturday. Each child who registered for the programme at their local library in Kerry received their own Summer Stars Reading Card to record their progress and the Summer Stars Reward Stamp was added to their […]

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Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

September 9, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

A LECTURE on a Tralee man who died during World War 1 will take place in Tralee Library during Culture Night next Friday. One hundred years ago this September, 22-year-old Denis Baily from Tralee won the Military Cross for his bravery during the Battle of the Somme. He was among […]

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Parents Learn How To Support Children’s Literacy Skills With Library Programme

Parents Learn How To Support Children’s Literacy Skills With Library Programme

July 26, 2016 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  A FAMILY project which aimed to aimed to equip parents with the tools to support their child’s literacy development is coming to an end this week at Tralee Library. ‘Let’s Read Together’ is a Family Learning Programme organised by the Library. It is part of a national initiative to support families […]

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Lawrence Kelly, Maria Griffin and Maura Carmody at the Mount Eagle Lodge, Kerry Parents and Friends Association art exhibition. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: An Array Of Talent And Colour At Eagle Lodge Art Exhibition

July 13, 2016 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

COLOURFUL works of art filled Kerry County Library on Tuesday night for the opening of the ‘Gentle Reminder’ exhibition. The inspirational art exhibition is showcasing the work of adults with intellectual disability at the Tralee library until the end of the month. The ‘Gentle Reminder’ exhibition is the culmination of work done by […]

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Tralee Art Group members and KDYS students working on a mural for Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre.

Tralee Art Group To Display Their Talent At Annual Exhibition Next Month

May 25, 2016 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE amazing talent of Tralee Art Group will be on display next month as they hold their annual exhibition of work at Tralee Library, Moyderwell. This year the theme this is the commemoration of 1916, “Remember, Reflect, Reimagine”. It will contain a wonderful selection of paintings with a variety of interesting interpretations related to the theme. The […]

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At the launch of 'Faces of Fenit' launch in the Kerry County Library were, from left: Liam, Billy and Jane Doyle. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: ‘Faces Of Fenit’ Officially Opened At Tralee Library

February 24, 2016 at 12:54 pm 1 comment

THE ‘The Faces of Fenit’ exhibition was officially opened by County Librarian, Tommy O’Connor at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening and is a must for anyone with an interest in the locality. This is the second opportunity to catch the photographs on display, after Fenit Hall recently held a display of […]

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