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Drive-In Movies Coming To Aqua Dome Car Park

Drive-In Movies Coming To Aqua Dome Car Park

July 23, 2021 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

TRALEE folk will get a chance to enjoy a pop-up drive-in cinema experience on Saturday, August 7th and Sunday, August 8th at the Aqua Dome car park. Hosted by Reel Events Kerry, they plan on showing old school movies and recommend customers dressing up in 1950’s style attire to add to […]

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Siamsa Tíre Opens Free Self-Guided Exhibition

Siamsa Tíre Opens Free Self-Guided Exhibition

July 23, 2021 at 10:53 am 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre in Tralee has a solution on what to do when the rain returns this summer — or if you fancy a bit of shade! Its newly-opened Folk Homecoming Exhibition explores Ireland’s cultural traditions of song, music, and dance and it makes for a great activity for all the family. The free […]

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Alma Kelliher aka Lux Alma.

Tralee Artist To Premiere Latest Music ‘To The Sea’ Online

July 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native will premiere her latest music, commissioned by Siamsa Tíre, online on Thursday evening. Alma Kelliher is a composer and sound designer who also makes music as the electro-folk solo act Lux Alma. Confined to Dublin City for months on end, she found herself pining for home, where […]

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Kingdom Pride Festival To Take Place In July

Kingdom Pride Festival To Take Place In July

June 29, 2021 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY is to host its own Pride festival over the weekend of July 16th to 18th, with in-person, COVID-compliant events taking place across Killarney, Tralee, Listowel, and Waterville. These will be supplemented by online events for those who choose to celebrate remotely, whether they are located elsewhere across Kerry, Ireland, or […]

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Louise Brosnan from Dingle on the new RTE Player show.

Kerry Chef To Feature On New RTE Player Show

June 17, 2021 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A DINGLE chef will appear on a brand new RTÉ Player original series called ‘Battle of The Food Trucks’ which begins on Tuesday next. James Patrice is the host as food truck chefs from across Ireland will go head-to-head to be crowned Ireland’s finest food truck. Louise Brosnan is a trained […]

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In front;Amy Fitzgerald, Laura Baker and Darina O'Connor. At back; Diane Baker, Laura Fitzgerald and Shauna Kealy enjoying a night out at Molly J's Courtyard Bar @ Benners on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Customers Enjoying The Great Outdoors At Tralee Bars

June 12, 2021 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather gods are being very kind to publicans and restaurateurs as they open their businesses for the first weekend since December. There was a relaxed atmosphere around town when we visited Molly J’s Courtyard @ Benners Hotel and The Fiddler Bar in The Square early on Friday evening. Meanwhile, […]

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Finnegan On Films: Four Offerings From Very Different Genres

Finnegan On Films: Four Offerings From Very Different Genres

June 12, 2021 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has four movies of different genres on TV for your delectation  this week… Rest assured, film fans, there are still quite a few options available to anyone not engrossed in the European Soccer Championships, which is getting its usual blanket coverage. Donnie Brasco (Saturday 9.20pm […]

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Picture This.

Picture This To Play Three INEC Dates This December

June 11, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING on from being the fastest act ever to sell out the Gleneagle INEC Arena, Picture This have announced their only Irish shows of 2021 with a three-night run at the Killarney venue on December 16th -18th. These exclusive gigs coincide with the release of their brand-new album ‘Life in […]

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Céilí in the Kitchen is one of the events hosted by Siamsa Tíre for Cruinniú na nÓg.

Siamsa Tíre Hosts Busy Programme Of Events For Cruinniú Na nÓg

June 9, 2021 at 1:06 pm 1 comment

THIS Saturday sees Cruinniú na nÓg take place once again and Siamsa Tíre is heavily involved in the national day of free creativity for children and young people under the age of 18. Delivered in partnership with local authorities and supported by RTÉ, the Cruinniú na nÓg programme includes all sorts of fun, free, […]

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Kodaline.

Kodaline Coming To The INEC In December

June 8, 2021 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the storming success of their recently released studio album ‘One Day At A Time’, Kodaline have announced an acoustic tour across Ireland in November and December 2021, including a date in the Gleneagle INEC Arena on December 4. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 11 at 9am from www.inec.ie. Speaking about the acoustic tour, the […]

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Sinead O'Shea effort

Tralee Art Group’s Exhibition To Be Launched Online This Friday

June 2, 2021 at 10:28 am 1 comment

TRALEE Art Group will launch their annual Summer Exhibition of work this Friday, June 4. Due to ongoing restrictions, they felt as a group, that bringing their works online would be more suitable to both artists and public alike. The theme this year is “Wild” and members have created an eclectic […]

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Siamsa Tire To Be A Venue For ‘Lasta’ Arts Programme

Siamsa Tire To Be A Venue For ‘Lasta’ Arts Programme

May 23, 2021 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre in Tralee will be one of a network of venues throughout the country to present Lasta: A national arts programme for young people by young people. Lasta is presented as part of Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh, a nationwide, ten-day season of arts experiences brought to you by the […]

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Stephen Rea and daughter Judith Roddy star in

Siamsa Tíre Teams Up With Theatre Companies For World Premieres

April 14, 2021 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has announced a trio of new Irish drama which will be available online as part of its new programme of events. Working in partnership with theatre companies and other theatres across Ireland, Siamsa Tíre will present three world premieres including The Visiting Hour from the Gate Theatre, Druid’s […]

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Crafty Online Workshops For Easter Hosted By Siamsa Tíre

Crafty Online Workshops For Easter Hosted By Siamsa Tíre

March 23, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

ARTIST Caoimhe Dunn is returning to Siamsa Tíre this Easter with her crafty workshops online so you can join in from home. The whole family can take part in not one but three craft workshops across the Easter holidays to create some fun and festive decorations. Siamsa Tíre usually hosts these family […]

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Finnegan On Films: An Irish Oscar Winner, A Western Classic And Hugh Meets Sandra

Finnegan On Films: An Irish Oscar Winner, A Western Classic And Hugh Meets Sandra

March 20, 2021 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has three very different movies to catch on RTE/TG4 over the coming week… It is not exactly a vintage week for films on terrestrial television this week, but there are a couple of gems that are well worth a look, or indeed a revisit. It’s […]

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Award-Winning Opera Production For INEC Next Year

Award-Winning Opera Production For INEC Next Year

March 18, 2021 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE live performances in venues seems like a long way off, the INEC is planning for the future and have just announced a major event for March next year. Ellen Kent’s production of Madama Butterfly is coming to the Gleneagle INEC Arena on March 24, 2022. The Korean soprano Elena […]

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Council Invites Artists To Host Online Events For Bealtaine Festival

Council Invites Artists To Host Online Events For Bealtaine Festival

March 5, 2021 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bealtaine Festival will take place online this year and the Arts Office in Kerry County Council is inviting applications from artists and facilitators to host online creative and cultural events for people over 50 any time in the month of May. The Arts Office has a limited budget to subsidise […]

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Liam Neeson in 'Honest Thief'.

Finnegan On Films: Some New Surprises And Old Favourites At The Omniplex

December 12, 2020 at 10:42 am 1 comment

James Finnegan looks at another Liam Neeson action flick and takes a trip to ‘Dreamland’ at Tralee Omniplex… Liam Neeson is a much underrated actor.  He has that great virtue of sincerity that brings an authenticity to his roles that the scripts do not always support. With the success of […]

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Paul Sexton, Ciarán Kelleher and Tom O'Connor belting out the tunes at Faha rambling House, 2019

A Treat For Trad Music Fans As ‘Rambling House’ Goes Online

December 8, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

MILLTOWN Listry Comhaltas is inviting traditional music lovers to join them for a special event this Saturday night. The idea came about as ‘Rambling houses’, like many other popular social events, have taken a hit this year. Rambling Houses take their inspiration from the open-door tradition in rural Ireland and […]

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'The Trial Of The Chicago 7'.

Finnegan On Films: Compelling Performances In ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’

October 3, 2020 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says Aaron Sorkin’s gets the best out of a wonderful cast in ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7′ which plays at the Omniplex this week… I understand that this film has been thirteen years in development.  It is hard to imagine any other time during this period where […]

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Kerry Film Festival Launches Online Programme Of Events

Kerry Film Festival Launches Online Programme Of Events

October 2, 2020 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival has launched their 2020 online programme today with a host of unique feature films, documentaries, animation, short film programmes and online industry events not to be missed. In keeping with current Government guidelines surrounding Coivd19 and to maintain the safety of KIFF audiences everywhere, the festival […]

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Street Leagues.

Finnegan On Films: Three Very Different Offerings At The Omniplex

September 26, 2020 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at what’s playing in Tralee Omniplex this week… Three very different offerings on show this week at Tralee Omniplex including science fiction (I hope!), a romantic comedy musical and a wonderful Irish made true life documentary that tells a great human story. Street Leagues […]

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Looking forward to the John Mitchels Drive-In Bingo event this Sunday were, in front; Denis Mannix and Clive O'Callaghan. Back from left; Michael Walsh, Wayne Duggan, George Lowe and Rory Kilgallen. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Mitchels GAA Club To Host Drive-In Bingo Event This Sunday

September 22, 2020 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE John Mitchels Club will host a novel Drive-In Bingo event next Sunday at their grounds in Camp, Ballyseedy. Chairman of the club Denis Mannix said times are tough for all GAA clubs and it was necessary for them to do something to bring money into the club, with the […]

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Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in Bill And Ted Face The Music.

Finnegan On Films: Not Quite Excellent, But Bill And Ted Provide Great Fun

September 19, 2020 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Among this week’s selections at Tralee Omniplex are two films that could not be more different in style and tone, but both deservedly enjoy a faithful and enthusiastic following says our movie guy, James Finnegan… Woah, Dude! It’s thirty years since Bill and Ted’s last chapter of their ‘Excellent Adventure’ […]

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Launching the Kerry Visual Arts Showcase were Caroline Lynch (Arts Office, Kerry County Council); Christopher Shaw, artist; Kate Plum, artist; Cllr Patrick Connor-Scarteen, Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council

Number Of Events Online Tonight For ‘Culture Night’

September 18, 2020 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

TONIGHT is Culture Night in Kerry and lots of the events are online, to ensure public safety while still providing arts and cultural groups the opportunity of showcasing their work to the Kerry public. Every year the Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase is launched on Culture Night. This year the launch […]

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Gerry Cinnamon Concert Announced For INEC Next Year

Gerry Cinnamon Concert Announced For INEC Next Year

September 15, 2020 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

GLASWEGIAN music sensation Gerry Cinnamon is to play the INEC in Killarney next year. Having already sold-out shows scheduled for Malahide Castle in Dublin and Irish Independent Park in Cork for next summer, a third date has been added for the Kerry venue on June 8, 2021. The continuing ascent […]

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Performers in Siamsa Tíre's 'An Ghaoth Aniar'.

Siamsa Tíre Goes Online For Culture Night With Scene From ‘An Ghaoth Aniar’

September 15, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre will share the closing scene from An Ghaoth Aniar through a special YouTube digital screening on Culture Night which takes place this Friday. An Ghaoth Aniar (The Wind from the West) premiered in Siamsa Tíre on August 22, 2018.  It formed part of the 2018 and 2019 seasons […]

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Knives Out.

Finnegan On Films: Murder And Romance At The Omniplex

September 12, 2020 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at what’s playing at the Omniplex this week… This week’s reviews include a delightful combination of murder and romance.  What more could you ask from your local Omniplex? Personally, the big film this week is Knives Out, a delightfully modern take on the Agatha […]

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The New Mutants.

Finnegan On Films: No Shortage Of Fantasy Flicks At The Omniplex

September 5, 2020 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, say there is no shortage of fantasy in this week’s offerings at the Tralee Omniplex, appealing to all ages and genres… The new release this week is The New Mutants, the thirteenth and final chapter in the 20th Century X-Men series of films. This was […]

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Fiona Kirby outside a Tralee institution.

Sponsored: Successfully Adapting To Change At Kirby’s Brogue Inn

August 18, 2020 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN restaurants opened again back on June 29, the first place I went to was Kirby’s  Brogue Inn. Okay, cards on the table. I own a business and they have been a loyal customer to TraleeToday.ie since I started in 2014, but that’s not why I walked back into the […]

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