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Finnegan On Films: War, Comedy, Drama And Romance On The Box

Finnegan On Films: War, Comedy, Drama And Romance On The Box

May 28, 2022 at 8:56 am 0 comments

On a weekend dominated by sporting attractions, there is still a good selection of films available on the television tonight says our movie guy, James Finnegan… Hotel Transylvania (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) is a comedy animated story about a hotel  set up by Count Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) for the […]

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Early Call For Anyone Planning An Event For Culture Night 2022

Early Call For Anyone Planning An Event For Culture Night 2022

May 27, 2022 at 9:51 am 0 comments

THE 17th edition of Culture Night will take place on Friday, September 23 and an early call out has gone out to anyone interested in organising an event in Kerry to get in touch with Kerry County Council. Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity […]

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Setting off at the start of the Donal Walsh Spa NS 6k Challenge on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

May 27, 2022 at 9:43 am 0 comments

With glorious sunshine forecast all weekend, it’s a great opportunity to get out and about. Here’s some suggestions on what to do… Saturday 1. Rev up for Deja Vu… If you have any interest in cars, head down to The Mall from around 9am to see a collection of amazing […]

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The launch of the 2022 Spa NS Donal Walsh Memorial 6k Run/Walk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Donal Walsh 6k Walk/Run Challenge Returns This Sunday

May 26, 2022 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

THE ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ will return this Sunday and there’s a fantastic day in prospect for all the family. This hugely popular event was first held in 2014 and has become a firm favourite on the community calendar in the Spa. Unfortunately, it was not possible to host […]

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Sharon Shannon

Sharon Shannon To Play Free Concert In Milltown For Féile Lughnasadh

May 25, 2022 at 11:52 am 0 comments

TRAD music star Sharon Shannon will be returning to the Kingdom in July as part of Féile Lughnasadh, a free, family-family friendly celebration of traditional music and ancient culture in Milltown. The Milltown Listry CCE are no strangers to hosting the biggest names in traditional music, having welcomed The Chieftains, […]

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‘First Dates Ireland’ Seeks Kerry Singletons To Appear On Show

‘First Dates Ireland’ Seeks Kerry Singletons To Appear On Show

May 25, 2022 at 10:33 am 1 comment

THE producers of RTÉ2’s hit show First Dates Ireland is currently taking applications and is encouraging singletons in Kerry to apply. The matchmakers are currently hard at work chatting to potential daters and the requirements to apply are simple;  you have to be 18 or over and single. “We welcome all ages […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 22, 2022 at 10:56 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… Walkies in the Town Park… Happiness is a smiling, tongue hanging out, tail wagging Kody, sniffing his way around the Town […]

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Bronagh Gallagher received the award from Kerry International Film Festival Chairperson Grace O'Donnell on Thursday night. Photo; Ciara O'Donnell

Bronagh Gallagher Honoured By Kerry Film Festival In Tralee

May 21, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry International Film Festival presented much loved actor and singer Bronagh Gallagher with the 2019 Maureen O’ Hara Award, in celebration of women in film on Thursday evening. The presentation had to be delayed due to COVID but the Derry native made it down to town for a special […]

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Tidy Towns Kilmoyley’s Fundraising 5k/10k Run Returns

Tidy Towns Kilmoyley’s Fundraising 5k/10k Run Returns

May 21, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER two years of Covid restrictions, Kilmoyley Tidy Towns has announced the return of its 5/10K fundraising run which will take place on Sunday, May 29 at 10am. It will follow the usual 5K route from St Erc’s Primary School to the School Cross on to O’ Sullivan’s Lerrig Stores […]

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Finnegan On Films: An Early Madonna Movie And An Irish Classic

Finnegan On Films: An Early Madonna Movie And An Irish Classic

May 21, 2022 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

A forgotten Madonna vehicle and an Irish classic are among our movie guy, James Finnegan’s recommendations for tonight… I am delighted to pass onto you a wonderful selection of films for your consideration today, and we are starting not with a good film, but a great one. Despicable Me (Saturday […]

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Dr Deirdre McQuilllan

Free Workshop In Tralee For Anyone Planning A Career As A Professional Artist

May 19, 2022 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re planning on a career as a professional artist then it will definitely be worth attending a free workshop next Tuesday, May 24, at the Manor West Hotel. Dr Deirdre McQuillan, Project Team Leader, European University of Technology, is inviting community artists in the Tralee area to the workshop on planning personal […]

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Charity Car Wash This Saturday To Help Recovery Haven

Charity Car Wash This Saturday To Help Recovery Haven

May 19, 2022 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re thinking of giving your car a bit of a Spring clean this weekend, then why not kill two birds with one stone and support a worthy charity at the same time. Staff and management at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Tralee (off the John Joe Sheehy Road), are holding a […]

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Meet The Kerry Rose 2022 Contestants (Part 2)

Meet The Kerry Rose 2022 Contestants (Part 2)

May 18, 2022 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Kerry Rose Selection is brought to you by AIB Tralee… You already met 12 Kerry Rose 2022 Contestants earlier (click here), now here’s the rest of the ladies… Katie Foley — Vic Murphy Beauty Katie is 28 years old. She is originally from Mallow, Co. Cork but […]

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Meet The Kerry Rose 2022 Contestants (Part 1)

Meet The Kerry Rose 2022 Contestants (Part 1)

May 18, 2022 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Kerry Rose Selection is brought to you by AIB Tralee… There’s less than three weeks go to until 23 ladies take to the Siamsa Tíre stage on June 4 in a bid to become the Kerry Rose 2022. It’s time to get to know them a […]

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The Gledholt Male Voice Choir from Huddersfield.

Choir From Huddersfield To Perform Three Concerts This Weekend

May 18, 2022 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

A CHOIR from England is returning to Tralee to perform three concerts this weekend with proceeds going to Down Syndrome Kerry. The Gledholt Male Voice Choir from Huddersfield in Yorkshire last visited Tralee in May 2019, and were so impressed with the warm welcome that they received that a return […]

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Launching the 'Mega Raffle' to raise funds for an astro pitch at Mercy Mounthawk were; Deputy Principal Pat Fleming, David Slattery of Slattery's Travel (sponsor), Kieran Hennebery of Hennebery's (sponsor) and Elaine Clancy from the Parents Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Mega Raffle’ To Raise Funds For Mercy Mounthawk Astro Turf Pitch

May 18, 2022 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council has launched a ‘Mega Raffle’ to kick off the fundraising for an Astro Turf pitch for the school. The school believes the time is right to install an all-weather AstroTurf pitch so the students of Mounthawk can reap the benefits of being able to play regardless […]

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Leonard Barry will partner with up Seamie O’Dowd for the concert in Tralee on May 27.

Tralee Native Returns To Siamsa For Trad Connections Concert

May 17, 2022 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native will return home to take part in the latest Trad Connections concert on Friday May 27 in Siamsa Tíre. Leonard Barry will partner with up Seamie O’Dowd for the latest in the Trad Connections series. Originally from Tralee and now living in Sligo, Leonard Barry is widely regarded as […]

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Looking forward to the upcoming Summer Concert in aid of Recovery Haven were, in front; Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Dermot Crowley of Recovery Haven and Thomas O'Callaghan, musician. At back; Marian Barnes, Maurenn O'Brien and Marisa Reidy of Recovery Haven with musicians Fergus Courtney and Stephen O'Flaherty. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Performers Unite For Recovery Haven Summer Concert At Ballyroe

May 17, 2022 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

CANCER Support Charity Recovery Haven Kerry will join forces with a number of Kerry musicians and singers for a gala summer concert at Tralee’s Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday, June 19. After two years of restrictions and missing out on in-person fundraising events, the charity is thrilled to announce details […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 15, 2022 at 12:05 pm 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… Sunrise in the Town Park… 499 of 500 Days of Walking and 1 Days to Go Sunrise in the Town Park […]

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Bernadette O'Connor, Heather Grey, Jennifer O'Connor and Samantha Stackpoole before embarking on the Kerry Rose Tour on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Rose Contestants Take A Tour Out West

May 15, 2022 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Kerry Rose selection is sponsored by AIB Tralee… THERE’S just three weeks until ladies from all over the county take to the stage at Siamsa Tíre to determine who represents the county at the Rose of Tralee International Festival this August. On Saturday the Kerry Rose […]

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Finnegan On Films: Good Films To Compete With Eurovision Drama

Finnegan On Films: Good Films To Compete With Eurovision Drama

May 14, 2022 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan says there are not so many films on television today — working no doubt on the principal that the Eurovision Song Contest will provide enough drama, comedy, makeup and special effects to fill our needs — however, there are still a few cinematic specials to […]

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Tralee Bay Wetlands To Host Events For National Biodiversity Week

Tralee Bay Wetlands To Host Events For National Biodiversity Week

May 13, 2022 at 3:24 pm 1 comment

A WEEK of nature events are scheduled to take place at Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park during National Biodiversity Week 2022 which runs from May 15-23. Most events are free of charge, but the Wetlands asks that you reserve your place or book your tickets on line in advance. […]

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Messyng

Nonfaction Brings Free Gigs To The Greyhound Next Weekend

May 13, 2022 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING a successful concert by Junior Brother at St. John’s the Evangelist Church last weekend, Nonfaction return with a weekend of free performances at The Greyhound Bar Tralee on May 20/21. It all kicks off Friday, May 20 at 8.30pm with Messyng – a North Kerry bedroom pop band composed […]

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Deirdre Walsh will MC the event.

‘Connect With Your Health’ This Sunday At The Rose Hotel

May 13, 2022 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Kerry is hosting a special event this Sunday giving tips and advice for getting your health back on track as summer approaches. They have teamed up with a host of experts to bring the ladies of Kerry a wealth of knowledge to help keep you find a better, healthier […]

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Presentation students dancing onstage on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Students Put On A Great Show At ‘Magic Of The Musicals’

May 12, 2022 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECTACULAR extravaganza of music and song entertained audiences at Presentation Secondary School on Wednesday as students showed their talent in ‘Magic of the Musicals’. It was the first time in 25 years that the school put on a musical and the Sports Hall was completely transformed with a large […]

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The launch of the Deja Vu event at The Rose Hotel on the May Bank Holiday Monday.

Deja Vu Tralee Is A Must For Motorsport Enthusiasts

May 10, 2022 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the biggest motoring extravaganzas ever seen in Kerry is ready to take over Tralee and Dingle on May 27 and 28. Déjà vu Tralee will trace the history of motorsport in the county as part of Kerry Motor Club’s 50th anniversary. It will also raise funds for Recovery […]

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Kerry Rose contestants Heather Grey, Eimear Horgan, Jennifer O'Connor, Bernadette O'Connor, Breda Fleming and Clodagh Dermody enjoying afternoon tea at Lotties in The Ashe Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Fun Of The Fair And Afternoon Tea For Kerry Rose Contestants

May 9, 2022 at 10:51 am 1 comment

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Kerry Rose Selection is brought to you by AIB Tralee THE Kerry Rose contestants had an eventful weekend as the countdown to the selection night on June 4 continues. Having attended Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night, the ladies who hail from all over the county […]

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Great Family Entertainment At Kingdom County Fair This Sunday

Great Family Entertainment At Kingdom County Fair This Sunday

May 7, 2022 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is building ahead of the return of the Kingdom County Fair at a new location in Ballymacthomas just outside Tralee this Sunday. It promises to be a fun filled day for all the family with the grounds will be open from 9am. Guests on the day will include Minister for […]

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Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre members Luke Healy, Charley Harris, Ciara Sugrue and Darragh O'Shea who performed  in 'Back To The Music' on Friday night in Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Back To The Music’ Hits The Siamsa Stage

May 7, 2022 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE excitement was palpable on Friday evening as around 150 young performers gathered backstage at Siamsa Tíre for the opening performance of ‘Back To The Music’. Following on from the Easter Panto ‘Cinderella’, the award-winning director Oliver Hurley is presenting a variety of musical theatre excerpts this weekend in a […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Collection Of Oscar Winners On The Box

Finnegan On Films: A Collection Of Oscar Winners On The Box

May 7, 2022 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on some real gems on the TV this Saturday… It is a rarer event then you might imagine but the common denominator of today’s film selection is that they are all multiple Oscar Winners. At another time, you would call this film “I see dead […]

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