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Kerry stars Diarmuid O'Connor, Stefan Okunbor and Jack Barry with young members of Na Gaeil at Na Gaeil Clubhouse on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil’s Kerry Stars Help Launch Club’s Annual Race Night

October 6, 2022 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

NA Gaeil GAA Club had a special visitor on Wednesday night as they launched their annual Race Night fundraiser. Kerry stars Diarmuid O’Connor, Jack Barry and Stefan Okunbor brought Sam Maguire to the clubhouse in Killeen as the club promoted the event to take place on Friday, November 11. The […]

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Kate Dineen. Photo: Molly Keane

WATCH: Tralee Singer/Songwriter Releases New Single

October 6, 2022 at 11:44 am 0 comments

A TRALEE singer/songwriter has just released a new track available to download. Kate Dineen from the Spa released ‘Invest’ yesterday accompanied by a music video, created by Picture Mode. Invest tells the story of two people meeting for the first time, the reluctance to give themselves up fully to this encounter and […]

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Nominations Sought For Connect Men In Kerry Awards

Nominations Sought For Connect Men In Kerry Awards

October 5, 2022 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

LET’S hear it for the boys! That’s the idea behind a new awards from Connect Publications as they prepare to celebrate the men of the county. The inaugural Connect Men In Kerry Awards follows on from the enormous success of the Connect Women In Business, Connect Hair and Beauty and the […]

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The National Circus Festival Of Ireland parade through the streets of Tralee on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Circus Festival Fun Returns To Tralee This November

October 5, 2022 at 11:52 am 0 comments

TRALEE will once again come alive with a kaleidoscope of colour as the National Circus Festival of Ireland (NCFI) comes to town from Thursday, November 3rd to Saturday, November 6th. Celebrating its 21st birthday this year, NCFI has 75 events from professional masterclasses to workshops for kids, shows in the […]

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Pat Healy Park in Ballyrickard.

Coffee Morning In Aid Of Kerry Hospice To Be Held At Local GAA Club

October 5, 2022 at 11:29 am 0 comments

KERINS O’Rahillys GAA grounds at Ballyrickard will play host to a Bewleys Big Coffee Morning Social organised by local man Declan Smith this Sunday. All proceeds raised during the morning will go to the Kerry Hospice Foundation to provide funding and support for palliative care services in Kerry. The event […]

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott.

Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott To Return To INEC Killarney

October 3, 2022 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

FORMER Housemartin and member of The Beautiful South, Paul Heaton, will once again team up with Jacqui Abbott to perform in the Gleneagle INEC Arena on February 24, 2023. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott’s new album ‘N.K-Pop’ is released on Friday, October 7 when tickets for the concert also go on […]

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Some of the members of the cast of ‘Ballymacandy’ during rehearsals this week: front l-r: Siobhán Collins (Annie Cronin), Claire O’Connor (Maggie Slattery), back l-r: Chris Horan (Commissioner Smyth), Jeremiah Murphy (Constable John Quirke), Muireann McAuliffe (Meriel Leeson Marshall), Michael Quirke (Jack Flynn), John Sexton (Denis Sugrue), Joe Horan (Totty O’Sullivan).

Story Of Ballymacandy Ambush Brought To The Stage

October 3, 2022 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

THE dramatic story of the IRA ambush of members of the Crown Forces near Milltown in 1921 is being presented as a new play in the local Community Hall this November. ‘Ballymacandy’ is based on the best-selling book by local historian and author Owen O’Shea and involves a cast of […]

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Cast members of Tralee Musical Society's 'That's Entertainment' in rehearsals. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Musical Society Back With ‘That’s Entertainment’

October 3, 2022 at 11:44 am 0 comments

REHEARSALS are in full swing as Tralee Musical Society prepares to present That’s Entertainment in Siamsa Tire from October 11th to 15th at 8pm nightly. Rehearsals have taking place since August and the cast are excited to be performing for the first time since 2019. This come back show from […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 2, 2022 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Spectacular… Don’t try this at home! Firestorm #culturenight #tralee @KerryCoArts @Fanzinis @countykerry @artscouncil_ie pic.twitter.com/1C7dtNZncj — Richard Dwyer (@spinningyarns) September 25, 2022 […]

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Finnegan On Films: Fun And Action On The Box Today

Finnegan On Films: Fun And Action On The Box Today

October 1, 2022 at 10:05 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has the pick of the movies on RTE/TG4 tonight… If you are a Barbara Streisand fan I am about to give you a wonderful surprise. Yentl (Saturday 2.50pm RTE1) is all about Barbara as she directed, produced, co wrote the screenplay, and, of course, took […]

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Marcella O'Connor.

New Kerry Filmmaker In Residence Commences Work

September 30, 2022 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

MARCELLA O’Connor is commencing her Filmmaker in Residence position in Kerry County Council next week. Due to the high demand for filmmaker advice and facilitation in Kerry, Marcella will be providing additional filmmaking mentoring to schools in Kerry alongside the work already being done by Mieke Vanmechelen in this area. […]

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Amy Huberman.

Amy Huberman To Receive Maureen O’Hara Award At Kerry Film Festival

September 30, 2022 at 10:00 am 0 comments

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF)  officially launched their 2022 film festival programme this morning. Celebrating its 23rd edition, this year’s festival will take place from October 20 – 23 across a series of venues throughout Killarney, as well as showcasing a bespoke KIFF screening in Dingle on Sunday, October 23. […]

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Tralee Businesses Win At ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’

Tralee Businesses Win At ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’

September 29, 2022 at 9:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were a number of Tralee businesses among the winners at Radio Kerry’s ‘Best Of Kerry Awards’ announced tonight at an event at the Dúchas Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Centre at the Kerry Sports Academy,Tralee. There were 17 winners (see full list below) announced at the inaugural awards which were organised by […]

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Looking forward to the John Mitchels GAA Social on Saturday, October 8 were Rory Kilgallen, Aisling Foley of The Rose Hotel with Joanne Noonan and Mark Noonan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mitchels Faithful To Gather For First Social In Over A Decade

September 29, 2022 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS are selling fast for what is sure to be a fantastic night of entertainment for the members of a proud local GAA club. The first John Mitchels GAA Club Social in 13 years will take place on Saturday, October 8 at The Rose Hotel and club members of the […]

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A spectacular fire and aerial circus show will take place in Tralee at the end of October.

Number Of Events In October As Part Of Local Live Performance Programme

September 28, 2022 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE will be 35 events taking place in October with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’s Local Live Performance Programming Scheme 4. The events will take place across the county and there’s something for everyone, with music, vocal, storytelling, fire and aerial circus performances […]

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Pat Herlihy and Paul Lowth of The Huddle Bar looking forward to welcoming Ray Houghton on Sunday, October 9. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Night In Store As The Huddle Prepares To Welcome Ray Houghton

September 28, 2022 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S not long to go until a Republic of Ireland and Liverpool FC legend comes to The Huddle Bar for a night not to be missed by football fans. Paul Lowth of The Huddle on Strand Street brought Ronnie Whelan to the bar in April and now Ronnie’s former teammate […]

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Laurie Shaw

Laurie Shaw And Pretty Happy For Free Gig In The Greyhound

September 28, 2022 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TWO music artists make their way to Tralee this Friday night, September 30, for a free gig in ClubHeadBangBang at The Greyhound Bar. The double header, brought to you by non-faction, features Laurie Shaw and three piece art-punk band Pretty Happy at an event supported by Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, […]

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Launching the Tralee Chamber/Kerry County Council Christmas In Tralee programme at Kerry County Museum on Tuesday morning were, seated in front; President of Tralee Chamber Nathan McDonnell and Mayor of Tralee Mikey Sheehy. Standing from left; Colette O'Connor, Stephen Stack, Aidan Turner and Cllr Jim Finucane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chamber And Council Already Planning For A Memorable Christmas In Tralee

September 27, 2022 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S less than 90 days to Christmas and preparations are already in hand to make it another memorable season in Tralee. Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council are focusing on bringing family interactive events of a high standard to the town this Christmas. With the support of Oliver Hurley […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 25, 2022 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… A great night of culture in town… ‘Awaken’ part of #CultureNight late in #Tralee lots of people enjoying the music & […]

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Lorraine Savage, Aine Wall and Margaret Kennedy at Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Our Final Look At The Ladies Day Style In Listowel (Part 3)

September 24, 2022 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Ladies Day at Listowel Races is brought to you by AIB Listowel… THE Listowel Harvest Festival of Racing comes to an end today for the year, but what a week it’s been! Tens of thousands have enjoyed great weather for the most part over the week and […]

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The 'Firestorm' show at the Island of Geese in Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Lights Up For Culture Night

September 24, 2022 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECTACULAR fireshow at the Island of Geese was one of the highlights of Culture Night in Tralee on Friday night as people came out in their droves to enjoy free entertainment all over town. Kerry County Council’s Arts Office, supported by the Arts Council and the Local Live Performance […]

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Finnegan On Films: What To Watch On The Box This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: What To Watch On The Box This Weekend

September 24, 2022 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has some suggestions for your viewing pleasure this weekend… It’s a pretty thin weekend for films on the TV this weekend because of more than the usual amount of sport. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) is a live action spin […]

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Island of Geese amphitheatre

Here’s The Full Line-Up Of Events For Culture Night In Tralee

September 23, 2022 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Culture Night is upon us once again and no matter what area of the arts you’re into, you’ll find something to enjoy tonight. And it’s all FREE. Here’s the full line-up of events, both indoor and outdoor in town tonight… • Collis Sandes House Take a guided walk/tour through the […]

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Volunteers at the Banna Coastcare clean-up on Sunday.

Banna Coastcare Organises Big Beach Clean For This Sunday

September 22, 2022 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

BANNA Coastcare is inviting everyone to join them for the Big Beach Clean at Banna Beach this Sunday. With ‘beach days’ pretty much at an end after a busy summer they are hoping for a good turnout to give the area a good clean. They are asking volunteers to meet […]

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Highly Acclaimed Opera Production At Siamsa Tíre This Sunday

Highly Acclaimed Opera Production At Siamsa Tíre This Sunday

September 22, 2022 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just days to go until a highly acclaimed opera production comes to Siamsa Tíre. Irish National Opera, in association with Landmark Productions, bring the ‘The First Child’ directed by Enda Walsh to the Tralee venue for one night only on this Sunday, September 25. The public can get a […]

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Firestorm takes place at the Island of Geese this Friday evening.

Spectacular Outdoor Events In Tralee For Culture Night

September 21, 2022 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

CULTURE Night is just two days away so if you’re heading out on the streets of Tralee, it’s handy to know what free events are happening and where! First up on Friday is Kerry International Film Festival presenting a programme of short films in an outdoor film screening in the […]

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Kerry footballers David Moran, Joe O'Connor and Diarmuid O'Connor with Kerry Hospice volunteers and friends at the Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday.

Hospice Coffee Morning Fundraisers To Take Place Thursday

September 21, 2022 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Thursday sees one off the biggest fundraisers of the year for Kerry Hospice take place. Their annual coffee morning, sponsored by Bewleys, will be held at homes, pubs, clubs, hotels and businesses all over the county. To name but a few, the Chain Gang Cycling Club will host a […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 18, 2022 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it…  Well done girls… Today 6th Class played their part in the ‘Big Beach Clean 2022’ event, which is taking place in […]

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Noel Callaghan with Sandra and Eric Bohan from Mallow with their 1924 Fiat 501C at the Automobili Italia Tralee event on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Celebration Of Italian Automobiles In Tralee

September 18, 2022 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural ‘Automobili Italia Tralee’ car show was a huge success this weekend with cars and motorcycles filling the FBD Insurance/Peevers Slye Cotter car park on Dan Spring Road on Friday and Saturday. Families and car enthusiasts took photos in front of Ferraris, a Maserati, Lamborghinis, many fancy Alfa Romeo models […]

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Pianist Stan O’Beirne (18) from Terenure, Dublin, last year’s winner of the €5,000 Top Security/Frank Maher Classical Music Awards, at the launch of the 2022 competition, Ireland’s largest for secondary schools. www.frankmaherclassicalmusicawards.com. Photo: Peter Houlihan

Kerry’s Young Classical Musicians Invited To Enter Prestigious Competition

September 18, 2022 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2022 Top Security/Frank Maher Classical Music Awards is now open for entries and they are looking for talented Kerry teenagers to take part. With a €5,000 prize for the winner, it is the largest such competition for secondary schools in Ireland. The closing date for entries is Friday, October 7 and Marty […]

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