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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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One of the works which forms part of the exhibition.

New Arts Exhibition For Children Opens At Siamsa Tíre This Month

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

SIAMSA Tíre has announced  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’, an exhibition that will run at Siamsa Tíre from September 23 to November 21 as part of the planned Samhain […]

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Dance Initiative To Get People Over 55 Moving

Dance Initiative To Get People Over 55 Moving

September 7, 2021 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

A DANCE initiative providing creativity for people aged 55+ is inviting people of Kerry to register for a free, online 12-week programme offering a fun, healthy and safe way to get people moving. Dance for the Young at Heart is curated by Catherine Young Dance and  will be choreographed by […]

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Turas – the theatre’s in-house production showcasing the best of traditional Irish music, song, and dance – will take centre stage

Siamsa Tíre Announces Autumn/Winter Programme Of Events

September 4, 2021 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has reopened its doors for live events and has recently announced an exciting Autumn/Winter programme of theatre, dance, music, art, and storytelling events. Throughout September, Turas – the theatre’s in-house production showcasing the best of traditional Irish music, song, and dance – will take centre stage.  A special series of performances will take place on Culture Night, September 17th. Siamsa Tíre begins preparing for the Celtic festival of Samhain […]

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Looking forward to the Kerry Hospice Coffee Morning on September 23 are, from left; Aine Moriarty, Lisa King, Jean Browne, Evelyn Doody, Mary Nolan and Mary Shanahan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Looks For People To Host Coffee Mornings

September 4, 2021 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice is reiterating its call for people to host a Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice later this month. Now in its 29th year, Together for Hospice alongside its long-term partner Bewley’s want to make this year’s event bigger and better than ever and are asking people in […]

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Here’s What’s On In Tralee For Culture Night

Here’s What’s On In Tralee For Culture Night

September 3, 2021 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

CULTURE Night returns to Kerry on Friday, September 17 with 40 free events to celebrate the rich and diverse creativity that is alive and treasured throughout the Kingdom. Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy organising a very special programme of events to bring people together again to celebrate […]

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Kerry County Museum To Take Part In ‘Museums Now’ Initiative

Kerry County Museum To Take Part In ‘Museums Now’ Initiative

September 3, 2021 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL programme of museum events will take place in Kerry and across the country, over the weekend of September 11/12 to encourage visitors back into museums. The initiative — titled Museums Now — is being brought to the public by the Irish Museums Association and the NI Museums Council. […]

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Launching the Honda 50/70/90 and Classic Bike Run which takes place this Sunday.

Get Set For The Honda 50/70/90 And Classic Bike Run This Sunday

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success last year and those of you with a Honda 50/70/90 or classic motorbike might be interested in this day out this weekend. The West Kerry Honda 50 and Classic Bike Run takes place on Sunday, August 29 from 12 noon and will see participants head […]

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Places Filling Up Fast For Féile Family Camps At Pearse Park

Places Filling Up Fast For Féile Family Camps At Pearse Park

August 20, 2021 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Feis Dancing competition is in full swing at the moment in Pearse Park with hundreds of dancers competing and families from all over the country staying in town. However, there’s still much more to look forward to after the dancing finishes on Saturday evening. Sunday will see the start […]

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Two Months Of Events Heralds Revival Of Music Scene In Tralee

Two Months Of Events Heralds Revival Of Music Scene In Tralee

August 6, 2021 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Music Re:vival was officially launched today, a two-month series of events running over August and September. The Tralee community has always encouraged local talent, especially .The Tralee Music Re:vival intends to give a platform to songwriters, musicians, bands and performers, kick-starting the return to gigs. The programme is in […]

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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in Grease.

Here’s The Line-Up For The Pop-Up Drive-In Cinema In Tralee

July 30, 2021 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

AS you probably know there’s a Pop-Up Drive-In Cinema coming to town next week and the line-up has been announced. Reel Events Kerry is conjunction with the Aqua Dome will be hosting movies on the big screen on August 7-8 at the Aqua Dome Car Park. There are four films […]

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The launch of the 11th annual KVVCCC Ballymac Vintage Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Annual Ballymac Vintage Rally To Take Place Next Month

July 28, 2021 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

AN array of vintage vehicles will take to the road once again from O’Riada’s Bar in Ballymac next month for a great cause. The Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club’s 11th annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run is being held this year in aid of four year […]

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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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