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Launching the Tralee Community Rose event were John Griffin, Meadowlands Hotel, Kathleen Collins, Recovery Haven Kerry, Suzan O'Gara, Kerry Rose Centre Coordinator, Édaein O'Connell, 2022 Kerry Rose

Entrants Invited For Kerry Community Rose Selections In March

February 7, 2023 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

THE 2023 Kerry Community Rose Selections were officially launched this week at the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, with the announcement that Recovery Haven Kerry will benefit from funds raised at the first official Tralee Community Rose Selection. This will take place on March 12 in the Meadowlands Hotel, with seven other Community […]

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Tadhg O'Regan Ciara Prendeville, Chris Carmody, David Hobbert

‘A Queen’s Speech’ Returns To The Stage In Milltown

February 7, 2023 at 11:35 am 0 comments

A POPULAR play makes a return to the stage this month when Mike O’Halloran brings ‘A Queen’s Speech’ to the Community Hall (Muintir Na Tire Hall) in Milltown. ‘A Queen’s Speech’ was first performed back in 2015 and has toured widely including in Siamsa Tire, St John’s Listowel, Abbeydorney, Glenflesk, […]

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‘Retrospective’ Promises To Be A Great Night At The Greyhound

‘Retrospective’ Promises To Be A Great Night At The Greyhound

February 2, 2023 at 9:53 am 0 comments

THERE’S still tickets available for the hottest gig of the weekend in Tralee when renowned DJs play a night of 90s and 00s dance music at The Greyhound Bar. ‘Retrospective’ will see Mark Kavanagh and Eibhlin take to the decks on this Saturday, February 4 at the Pembroke Street venue. […]

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Leanne Fitzgeralds and Ben Escorio in Don Pasquale. Photo: Pat Redmond

Lixnaw Native Leanne Looks Forward To Performing In ‘Don Pasquale’ On Siamsa Stage

January 31, 2023 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

A LIXNAW native says she’s looking forward to coming back to performing on the Siamsa stage on when the acclaimed ‘Don Pasquale’ comes to Tralee on February 11. Mezzo-soprano Leanne Fitzgerald has her family to credit for her artistic upbringing. Having an Irish dancing master for a grandmother and a […]

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Victoria Kennefick.

Literary Evenings Return To The Rose Hotel This Spring

January 28, 2023 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel will presents a series of free literary evenings with special guests this February and March. The Rose Hotel will host three evenings designed to inspire, educate and celebrate language this spring to bring some literary light into our lives. Starting on Tuesday, February 7, children’s author, Emma […]

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Finnegan On Films: An English Theme After A Great Week For Irish Film

Finnegan On Films: An English Theme After A Great Week For Irish Film

January 28, 2023 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on some decent films on the box tonight for your viewing pleasure… In what has been an extraordinary week for Irish Film with multiple Academy Award nominations across the categories, it seems ironic that there is a distinctly English tone to today’s film offerings on […]

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Members of the Chinese community in Tralee with Tralee Chamber CEO Collette O'Connor and President Nathan McDonnell at the launch of the Tralee Chinese New Year Festival on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Enjoy The Sights And Sounds Of China In The Square This Saturday Afternoon

January 27, 2023 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget to call down to The Square this Saturday when a dreary January day will be livened up with the sights and sounds all things Chinese. It’s all to celebrate the Chinese New Year with the local community from China and Malaysia will bring colour to the area as […]

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PHOTOS: Superb Art On Show At New Exhibition In Kerry County Museum

PHOTOS: Superb Art On Show At New Exhibition In Kerry County Museum

January 27, 2023 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout at Kerry County Museum on Thursday evening as the Art in the Park artists, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance, showcased their works. Their Off The Rails exhibition is titled ‘Our Creative Identities’ and Tralee Chamber President Nathan McDonnell was on hand to officially open […]

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Renowned DJs Mark Kavanagh And Eibhlin For Greyhound Bar Gig

Renowned DJs Mark Kavanagh And Eibhlin For Greyhound Bar Gig

January 25, 2023 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE new February Bank Holiday weekend will see renowned DJs at a night of 90s and 00s dance music at The Greyhound Bar. ‘Retrospective’ will see Mark Kavanagh and Eibhlin take to the decks on Saturday, February 4 at the Pembroke Street venue. They’ll be joined by Dollar, Cian Shields […]

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Art In The Park Artists Exhibition To Open At Kerry County Museum

Art In The Park Artists Exhibition To Open At Kerry County Museum

January 23, 2023 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

ART in the Park artists, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance, will showcase their artworks for their Off the Rails exhibition titled ‘Our Creative Identities’, in Kerry County Museum, opening on this Thursday, January 26, at 6pm. This year artists were asked to produce work that reflected their own styles […]

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Cast members of Mercy Mounthawk's 'High School Musical', Sarah Brett, Conor Breen, Lily Parker, Gearóid Meehan, Sinead Carr and Eoin Griffin at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A ‘High School Musical’ Treat From Mounthawk Students At Siamsa Tíre

January 19, 2023 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

AUDIENCES at a sold-out Siamsa Tíre were highly entertained last night as the latest production from Mercy Mounthawk students began a four night run. Months of hard work paid off for the students who gave wonderful performances in the popular ‘High School Musical’. Auditions were held as far back as […]

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Leanne Hennessy

The Stag & Doe Music Sessions Find A New Tralee Home

January 18, 2023 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stag & Doe Sessions are returning to Tralee in a new venue next month after a break of over three years. The Greyhound Bar will host the line-up of original music artists with the first session  starting on February 10.  The sessions were a great addition to the town’s […]

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Shane Finn and Rebecca Hoban Owners of Outwest Clothing in Dingle

‘Moving West’ TV Show To Focus On Kerry Next Week

January 18, 2023 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of Kerry people will feature in the new series of ‘Moving West’ on TG4 which begins this month. Shot against the backdrop of the unique natural beauty and culture of the west, this series puts a spotlight on Donegal, Sligo, Mayo, Galway, Kerry and a special episode on […]

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A Fun Night In The Meadowlands To Help Tralee Branch Of Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

A Fun Night In The Meadowlands To Help Tralee Branch Of Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

January 16, 2023 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) Tralee Branch has announced that their ‘Puppy Love’  Valentine’s Dance fundraiser will take place on Friday, February 10 in The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee. It’s an opportunity to enjoy a night of music, dancing and more while supporting the charity.  With live music […]

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Tralee Art Group members, Sinead O'Shea, Sian Roycroft, Judy Costelloe, Paudie Lynch arriving with their works for the Past, Present and Beyond Exhibition at Siamsa Tire, opening Thursday, January 12th.

Tralee Art Group Celebrates ‘Past, Present And Beyond’ With Exhibition

January 9, 2023 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Art Group will celebrate over 40 years in existence with an exhibition of works at Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee this month. This momentous exhibition, which opens on January 12, will comprise a wonderful collection of works, in a variety of media, created by members, to celebrate and capture their […]

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The Square. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Few Things To Do Over Christmas And St Stephen’s Day

December 24, 2022 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Have a great Christmas everyone! If you get bored over the next few days, here’s a few things to see or participate in…   1. Enjoy the Christmas Eve atmosphere… Christmas Eve is always a lovely day in the town centre as everyone is relaxed and has already done their shopping […]

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Finnegan On Films: Fantastic Festive Choices On TV Over Christmas

Finnegan On Films: Fantastic Festive Choices On TV Over Christmas

December 24, 2022 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has some Christmas crackers on TV over the next few days to enjoy… For the season that is in it, we should start with the classic story of Miracle on 34th Street (Christmas Eve 1.45 RTE1) and the most recent remake from 1994. A single […]

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The fireworks above Denny Street on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fireworks Display In Town Centre On New Year’s Eve

December 24, 2022 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE again, Tralee will host a special event in the town centre on New Year’s Eve with a party atmosphere guaranteed. A spectacular fireworks display will take place at the Ashe Memorial Hall will mark end of year celebrations for people of all ages on Saturday, December 31. Supported by Tralee Chamber […]

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Launching this year's Bill Kirby Memorial Walk in aid of Kerry Hospice were, in front; Maura Sullivan, Ciss O'Connor, Mary Shanahan and Michael Fox O'Connor. Back from left; Sergeant Eileen O'Sullivan, Fiona Kirby of Kirby's Brogue Inn, Mark Hussey of Cara Credit Union and Mike Moriarty. Photo by Dermot Crean

Take A Walk On St Stephen’s Day For A Great Cause

December 23, 2022 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

IF you want to get work off the excesses of the Christmas feast the day before, the annual St Stephen’s Day Walk in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation is for you. The walk, organised by Michael ‘Fox’ O’Connor, is held every year in memory of the late Bill Kirby […]

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The lovely lights at Ballygarry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Luxury With A Ballygarry Estate Voucher

December 15, 2022 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS is always a special time of year — even in these difficult times — and a visit to Ballygarry Estate Hotel & Spa only enhances the festive spirit. The sight that greets you when driving towards the hotel grounds at night is a heart-warming and inviting one, with the […]

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‘Stevie Wonder Tribute Night’ Returns This Saturday

‘Stevie Wonder Tribute Night’ Returns This Saturday

December 14, 2022 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a seven year wait, the legendary ‘Stevie Wonder Tribute Night’ is back for one gig on this Saturday, December 17, this time in The Klub Gastro Bar at the Kerins O’Rahillys Clubhouse. The night started originally in Horan’s Members Bar in 2006 by Paudi Cronin and Rob Condon and continued […]

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Kerry School of Music in rehearsals for Sunday night's concert.

Annual ‘Mistletoe And Wine’ Concert In St John’s Church

December 13, 2022 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry School of Music Senior and Junior Orchestras and Flute Choir, Kerry Chamber Choir and Orchestra, Light Opera Society of Tralee and special guests will perform Mistletoe and Wine this coming Sunday night, December 18 in St. John’s Church, Castle Street beginning at 7pm. The concert was originally scheduled […]

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Girls from the Presentation Primary Choir  at the Festive Markets at the Island Of Geese on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Festive Market Attracts Big Crowds To Island Of Geese

December 10, 2022 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a lovely atmosphere at the Island of Geese on Friday evening as the first of the Festive Markets, sponsored by Garveys Supervalu and Creative Ireland kicked off at 5pm. While it rained a little at the start, it soon cleared so families could browse through the stands and […]

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Meet Santa at Gallys Grotto.

Sponsored: Visit Santa And Friends At Gally’s Grotto

December 8, 2022 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

MAKE magical Christmas memories with your kids at Gally’s Grotto this December. Book a family meal at Gally’s Bar and Restaurant on the Castlemaine Road for two adults and two children (roast dinners & kids menu) and after you’ve eaten, the kids will experience a personal meeting with Santa and […]

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Island of Geese amphitheatre

Island Of Geese To Host Christmas Markets On Friday And Saturday

December 8, 2022 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Island of Geese will be a hive of activity this Friday and Saturday evenings as its transformed for a special event. Tralee Chamber is urging members of the public to head down to the festive-themed Christmas Market from 5pm to 9pm on both evenings. The market, held in partnership with […]

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Tralee Library To Host Exhibition To Mark 100 Years Of An Garda Síochána

Tralee Library To Host Exhibition To Mark 100 Years Of An Garda Síochána

December 8, 2022 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Library will host an event next week as part of the An Garda Síochána centenary celebrations. Earlier this year, an appeal was made to people requesting they share with An Garda Síochána any history or Garda memorabilia they may have or know of to help mark this special year […]

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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).

‘Ballymacandy’ Play Will Return Due To Popular Demand

December 8, 2022 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

DUE to phenomenal interest in the theatrical portrayal of a War of Independence ambush which happened in mid-Kerry in 1921, a series of new dates for a highly acclaimed stage play, which tells the dramatic story of the incident, have been announced for the new year. ‘Ballymacandy’, which is based […]

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Santa Claus joins the organisers of the Tralee 5km Santa Fun Run and representatives from Down Syndrome Kerry for the launch of the event at Tralee Bay Wetlands. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get On Your Marks For The Tralee Santa 5k Run/Walk This Sunday

December 7, 2022 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

DON’T forget there’s a great family festive event taking place this Sunday morning which will warm you up during the cold weather. The Tralee Bay Wetlands will turn red and white as everyone is encouraged to dress up in festive regalia to run, walk or cycle the Tralee 5k Santa […]

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony At Recovery Haven

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony At Recovery Haven

December 6, 2022 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, is extending a warm, festive welcome to the people of Kerry to celebrate their official tree-lighting and carol-singing ceremony on this Thursday, December 8. Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Mikey Sheehy, will officiate at Recovery Haven’s Tralee centre at 5 Haig’s Terrace at 4.30pm, joined […]

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Vanessa McDermott, Eilish O'Regan, Francis Kelly, Claire Kelly and Clara Ryan from Leahys Pharmacy at the Ballygarry Estate Christmas Party Night on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Ballygarry ‘Top Gun’ Themed Party Night To Take Your Breath Away

December 4, 2022 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of Christmas Party Nights is brought to you by AIB Tralee… REVELLERS took the highway to the partyzone last night as Ballygarry Estate hosted a fantastic ‘Top Gun/Maverick’-themed Christmas soirée. Padraig McGillicuddy, Thys Vogels and Niall Daly took the 320 guests breath away, greeting them in full aviator […]

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