Entertainment

Virtue Club.

Alcohol-Free Club Night For Adults To Begin In Tralee

October 20, 2021 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

TRALEE is to have a non-alcohol club night for adults starting from next week. ‘The Virtue Club’ is the brainchild of local woman, Lisa Curran, and its launch will take place at Cocktail Heist at Croí Restaurant, Princes Street, on Thursday, October 28, from 7pm to 11pm. Entry is free, […]

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Sponsored: Ballyseedy Home & Garden Announces Halloween Festival Line-Up For Little Ones

October 19, 2021 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

IT’S almost Spooky Season, and to mark the occasion Ballyseedy Home & Garden are hosting a  frighteningly fun Halloween festival, kicking off on October 23rd. Tickets can be purchased at http://ballyseedy.eventbrite.com From surprise pop-up activities, pumpkin carving, sustainable arts & crafts, pottery classes and spooky storytelling with the Seanchai legend […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 17, 2021 at 11:22 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… Absolute class… The complete sequence at the Castle Bar in #Tralee. Your man will never field Mikey Sheehy’s ball but it’s […]

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Finnegan On Films: All-Star Casts Delivering Powerful Narratives

Finnegan On Films: All-Star Casts Delivering Powerful Narratives

October 16, 2021 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at some choice movies on the box this week… You always get a little nervous when the studios decide to remake a classic film. Certainly the recent trend for remaking animated versions into live action events has been a bit of a mixed bag. […]

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Dancer In Residence Monica Munoz.

Dancer In Residence Monica To Get Families Moving With Free Online Workshops

October 15, 2021 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

MONICA Muñoz is leading a dance residency in Kerry for the coming months, focussing on primary school children and families. Monica is a dance artist originally from Barcelona, living in Ireland since 2014. She has performed extensively across the globe for over 20 years with many companies and as a freelance […]

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Mieke Vanmechelan, Aine Moriarty, Grace O’ Donnell, Julie Jay, Kate Kenneally, Ailbhe Keoghan

PHOTOS: Kerry International Film Festival Opens In Killarney

October 15, 2021 at 8:37 am 0 comments

THE official opening of the Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) took place last night at The Randles Hotel, Killarney. Celebrating its 22nd edition, this year’s festival is taking place from October 14-17 and will present a blended film festival that promotes and showcases film and filmmaking talent across 15 in […]

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Kate Dineen.

Spa Singer-Songwriter Kate To Release ‘Good Guys’

October 14, 2021 at 10:51 am 0 comments

A LOCAL singer-songwriter is releasing a new single this Friday. Kate Dineen from the Spa releases ‘Good Guys’ this Friday. The song has been chosen as one of Radio Kerry’s finalists as part of Ireland Music Month in association with Hot Press. “Good Guys is a song about someone’s public persona […]

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Scoil Eoin pupils on a recent visit to the A Way Home/An Slí Abhaile exhibition at Siamsa Tíre.

Great Line-Up Of Entertainment For Siamsa Tíre’s Samhain Festival

October 13, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has a great line-up of entertainment planned for the mid-term break as it hosts the Samhain Festival. Taking place from Monday, October 25 to Saturday, October 30, it promises a family-friendly mix of theatre, arts and crafts workshops, and storytelling, with an enchanting children’s art exhibition thrown in […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 10, 2021 at 1:08 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… Lovely shot in Banna… Day 282 of 300 Days of Walking An October evening walk on Banna Beach off into the […]

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Frank Houlihan (right) with the rest of the Hy-Breasal Players rehearsing at The Ballymac Bar on Thursday. Seated from left; Kay Dowling, Gillian Wharton and Mary Higgins. Back from left; John Creagh, John Patton, Siobhan Keane, Eleanor Sugrue and George Lowe. Photo by Dermot Crean

Frank And Friends To Brew Up Some Great Entertainment At The Ballymac

October 9, 2021 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S good to be back. That’s the general feeling among the Hy-Breasal Players who will get back on stage next week to perform ‘Strong Coffee’, seven short plays written by Frank Houlihan. Taking place in The Ballymac Bar, capacity is reduced due to COVID restrictions, so it’s no surprise that the […]

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A Fantastic Day For All The Strand Road Community Planned For Sunday

A Fantastic Day For All The Strand Road Community Planned For Sunday

October 9, 2021 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget there’s something special happening up Strand Road this Sunday for all the community. Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club is planning a Fun Day next Sunday, October 10, and it promises to have something for all the family. Commencing at 2pm, it’s a free event for the greater Strand Road community […]

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Finnegan On Films: Some Films To Enjoy On TV This Week

Finnegan On Films: Some Films To Enjoy On TV This Week

October 9, 2021 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on some great entertainment on TV over the coming week… The very epitome of a family film is the glorious Paddington (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) a walking, talking bear from darkest Peru with a fondness for marmalade. Following an earthquake, Paddington finds himself in London. However, […]

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Karen Maher Hayles (centre) who is organising the Hawley O'Sullivan Memorial Truck Run, pictured with Emma Hayles, Michael Maher, Urney Maher and Ciara Hayles.

Hawley O’Sullivan To Be Remembered At Memorial Truck Run

October 8, 2021 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man who passed away 25 years ago in a road accident will be fondly remembered at a charity event later this month. Hawley O’Sullivan, from O’Rahillys Villas, son of the late Tom ‘Lang’ and Kathleen O’Sullivan (nee Cregan), was just 28 when he died on June 15, 1996, […]

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Christmas Panto Returns To Siamsa Tíre This December

Christmas Panto Returns To Siamsa Tíre This December

October 7, 2021 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a break of two years, it looks like Christmas in Tralee will really be back to normal this December as the panto at Siamsa Tíre is set to return. Oliver Hurley Productions will deliver the timeless classic ‘Cinderella’ and, like all other years, it’s sure to be a sell-out […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 3, 2021 at 10:18 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… James’ wanderings takes him to Ardfert… Day 273 of 300 Days of Walking It’s hard to think of anyplace in Ireland […]

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Daniel Craig as James Bond in 'No Time To Die'.

Finnegan On Films: Craig Doesn’t Disappoint In His Last Outing As James Bond

October 2, 2021 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on the new James Bond movie which has opened in cinemas… “We’ve been expecting you Mr. Bond.” Well we have.  So eighteen months later than expected, thanks to you know what, the final instalment of the Daniel Craig era has arrived – and it is […]

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Kerry International Film Festival Launches Programme Of Events

Kerry International Film Festival Launches Programme Of Events

October 1, 2021 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF) officially launched their 2021 film festival programme this evening online. Celebrating its 22nd edition, this year’s festival will take place October 14 – 17 and will present a blended film festival that promotes and showcases film and filmmaking talent across 15 in person physical events […]

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Castleisland Festival Set To Begin On Day Indoor Restrictions Ease

Castleisland Festival Set To Begin On Day Indoor Restrictions Ease

September 30, 2021 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY festival is set to be one of the first to be held in the country without indoor restrictions next month. The Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival in Castleisland is one of the largest traditional music festivals in the country and kicks off on Friday, October 22, the day […]

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Local Players To Supply ‘Strong Coffee’ At The Ballymac Bar

Local Players To Supply ‘Strong Coffee’ At The Ballymac Bar

September 29, 2021 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Hy-Breasal Tralee Players will perform seven short plays set in a coffee shop on the stage at the Ballymac Bar next month. Written by Frank Houlihan, ‘Strong Coffee’ will be performed on October 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st and 22nd. Two further dates in November will see a performance […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 26, 2021 at 12:26 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… Great shot by James… Day 267 of 300 Days of Walking. Swans at Dusk. 33 Days to Go #300daysofwalking #traleetoday #tralee […]

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at McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 2)

September 25, 2021 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT was great to see crowds back at Listowel Racecoure on Friday for Ladies Day. Back, after an absence of two years, it saw women from all over the country and beyond don some amazing fashions to impress the judges. Maritess McCarthy from Cork was deemed the best dressed lady […]

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Jonathan Kelliher and daughter Aisling looking at one of the pieces at the Samhain Exhibition 'A Way Home - An Slí Abhaile' at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Arts Exhibition For Children Launched At Siamsa Tíre

September 24, 2021 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre was the venue for the launch of a new arts exhibition for children, showcasing the breadth of talent in contemporary Irish illustration while retelling the story of Samhain (Halloween) for a new generation. ‘Samhain’ will run at the Tralee venue until November 21 as part of the planned Samhain […]

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Kathleen Kennedy.

American Film Producer To Receive Kerry Film Festival’s Maureen O’Hara Award

September 23, 2021 at 9:13 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF) has announced American film producer and current president of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy, as the recipient of this year’s Maureen O’ Hara award. The esteemed producer has participated in the making of over 70 films worldwide including five of the fifty highest-grossing films in motion picture […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 19, 2021 at 10:57 am 1 comment

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 you know where it is now… Holy cow!! THIS is walking distance from The Rose Hotel @TheRoseHotel in Tralee! How […]

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A young artist at the 'Me And The Moon' event in Collis Sandes House. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Events Held Around Tralee For Culture Night

September 18, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was no shortage of events held all around Tralee for Culture Night 2021. The hunger for the arts was evident at events right across Kerry as culture vultures flocked to live events, theatre, music, exhibitions and tuned in online for a wide variety of events. For many, Culture Night […]

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Finnegan On Films: Drama And Action On The Box This Week

Finnegan On Films: Drama And Action On The Box This Week

September 18, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks movies from different genres on RTE and TG4 this week… If ever there was a typical Saturday evening film for all the family, it is A Dog’s Way Home (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1). Lucas and Olivia find a puppy, a litter of kittens and a […]

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American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

American Singer-Songwriter For Intimate Tralee Concert

September 17, 2021 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCLAIMED American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick is set to visit Tralee for an intimate concert following the release of his new solo album Blackberry. Blackberry, Peter’s first vocal album in five years, was recorded in his bedroom in London during the lock-down of 2019, hence Peter’s description of it […]

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A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

A Host Of Events Planned For Culture Night Around Tralee

September 15, 2021 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just two sleeps until Culture Night returns to Kerry on Friday, September 17. And with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom, it’s worth looking at what’s on around Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 12, 2021 at 11:07 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…  Foreboding skies… A dirty, but dramatic sky over the town this morning. Rain has stopped, and the mountains are emerging from […]

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Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks three movies to enjoy on RTE and TG4 this week… You can’t beat an Agatha Christie murder mystery on a Saturday night and Murder on the Orient Express (Saturday 9.40pm RTE One) is a classic of the genre. This is the most recent film […]

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