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Sponsored: Ballyseedy Announces Egg-citing Easter Festival Line-Up

Sponsored: Ballyseedy Announces Egg-citing Easter Festival Line-Up

April 7, 2022 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

HOP on by to Ballyseedy Home & Garden this Easter time as the centre promises to be a buzz of activity for all ages to enjoy at their Easter Festival. It all starts on Thursday April 14th with pottery workshops for the little ones from Amy Smith and pop-up dance acts with […]

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Jonno Brien and Paudi Cronin looking forward to 'Retrospective' on Easter Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Reliving The Dance Music Heyday Of Horan’s At ‘Retrospective’

April 7, 2022 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMORIES of some amazing nights in Horan’s will come flooding back to people attending a club night on Easter Saturday, featuring some familiar DJs that graced the decks there over the past 30 years. ‘Retrospective’ will take place at The Klub at Kerins O’Rahillys Clubhouse with two function rooms hosting […]

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The May The 4th Be With You Festival takes place in Portmagee and the surrounding area next month.

Star Wars Fans Look Forward To ‘May The 4th’ Festival In South Kerry

April 7, 2022 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘May the 4th Be With You’ Festival, which was first launched in 2018 by Fáilte Ireland, is returning to the Skellig Coast region this year after two years being hosted virtually. The festival was created to celebrate the filming of the Star Wars film franchise on Skellig Michael. Episode […]

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Sponsored: Fun Multi-Sport Easter Camp At Kerry Sports Academy

Sponsored: Fun Multi-Sport Easter Camp At Kerry Sports Academy

April 6, 2022 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Easter school holidays are almost upon us and if you’re looking for something to keep the kids occupied then Kerry Sports Academy has something special next week. Running from Monday to Thursday, April 11-14, from 10am to 1pm, this multi-sports camp covers all bases for children aged 6-12. It […]

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Good Friday ‘Passion’ Pageant At St John’s Church Returns

Good Friday ‘Passion’ Pageant At St John’s Church Returns

April 6, 2022 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE Food Friday pageant on The Passion of Christ will again be staged in the Church of St John the Baptist, Castle St, Tralee, after a three-year enforced COVID break. Almost 40 people, aged from 10 years to over 70, will participate in this year’s performance and the church choir, under […]

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The menacing Mrs Trunchbull (John Feeley) with terrified Matildas Aoibhín Dowling, Kate Ryle and Imogen Carroll Kelly rehearsing for 'Matilda The Musical Jr.' at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Family Fun As ‘Matilda The Musical’ Comes To Siamsa This Week

April 5, 2022 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is building among the children in the Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts as they prepare to bring ‘Matilda The Musical Jr.’ to the Siamsa Tíre stage this week. Based on the Roald Dahl novel, this Broadway Junior adaptation of the Olivier Award-winning hit will be performed from Wednesday to […]

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All-Star Line-Up For Concert For Ukraine At The INEC

All-Star Line-Up For Concert For Ukraine At The INEC

April 4, 2022 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

THE Gleneagle INEC Arena announced today that it will host a concert in aid of the Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal. The Coronas, Gavin James, The Academic, Hermitage Green and Susan O’Neill along with MC Fergal D’Arcy are set to take to the stage in Killarney on Friday May 6 […]

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Young Kerry Performers And Musicians Invited To Take Part In ‘Garageland Galaxyz’

Young Kerry Performers And Musicians Invited To Take Part In ‘Garageland Galaxyz’

April 1, 2022 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG musicians and performers from Kerry are invited to take part in a special event as part of Cruinniú na nÓg this summer. Listowel will host Garageland Galaxyz as part of the day of free creativity for children and young people which will take place on Saturday, June 11. Kerry County […]

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Tralee Community Garden Looking For Volunteers This Saturday

Tralee Community Garden Looking For Volunteers This Saturday

March 30, 2022 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Community Garden Project, in Tralee Town Park, is open again for public participation sessions on Saturday, April 2, from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Tralee Community Garden is a Public Community Integration Project through gardening and other topics with a wide range of sustainable practices promoting aspects of the World sustainability […]

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‘The Gathering’ Festival Returns To The Gleneagle

‘The Gathering’ Festival Returns To The Gleneagle

March 28, 2022 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE hugely popular Gathering Traditional Festival makes a return to The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney this April. The five-day festival kicks off on Wednesday, April 6 with the popular pilgrimage to Scartaglen for a céilí with Neily O’Connor followed by a session in Tom Fleming’s Bar. Then it’s all systems go […]

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The launch of the Tour de Ballyfinane.

Saddle Up For The Tour De Ballyfinnane Cycle

March 28, 2022 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the resounding success of previous year’s cycles and after an absence of two years, the ‘Tour de Ballyfinnane’ Cycle will take place again this year on Saturday, April 2 at 10am. This is the 7th year of the cycle which is organised by the Parents Association of Ballyfinnane National […]

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Dr Beatty Crawford and Alan ‘Plum’ Tyndall with 1981 World Rally Champion Ari Vatanen during a previous Déjà vu event in Donegal.

Classic Car Spectacular In Aid Of Recovery Haven Planned For Tralee

March 26, 2022 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

CLOSE to 150 cars, from the 1960s to the present day, will take part in the two-day Déjà vu Tralee classic road run in May. The event is part of Kerry Motor Club’s 50th-anniversary celebration and is one of a series of Déjà vu events that have taken place all […]

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Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

March 25, 2022 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Glorious weather is on the way so there’s no excuse for not getting out and about this weekend. Here’s a few things to consider… Saturday 1. Walkies!… PETMANIA in Tralee are organising a fundraising dog walk on Saturday in aid of Recovery Haven. Dog owners are invited to register for […]

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A Good Friday Fundraising Table Quiz For Tralee Parnells

A Good Friday Fundraising Table Quiz For Tralee Parnells

March 24, 2022 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE looking to test their general knowledge skills are invited to a table quiz to take place on Good Friday at a local hotel. Tralee Parnells GAA Club are holding the quiz on Friday, April 15, starting at 8pm in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There are four people per table […]

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Tree Walk At Ballyseedy Woods To Take Place This Sunday

Tree Walk At Ballyseedy Woods To Take Place This Sunday

March 22, 2022 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council in conjunction with Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park will host a guided Tree Walk to celebrate the end of National Tree Week and Mother’s Day, Sunday, March 27. This guided walk, which will be led by Alan Balfe, Educational Co-ordinator  and Wildlife Officer of Tralee […]

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Sponsored: Two Nights Of Beats, Birdcages And Cocktails At Lotties

March 10, 2022 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the St. Patrick’s long weekend just around the corner, Lottie’s at The Ashe have two nights of beats, birdcages and cocktails planned! On Friday 18th and Saturday the 19th of March, Dessie Mac will be on the decks, cocktails will flow and the latest dining experiences from Lottie’s, The […]

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Something For All Tastes As Tralee Food Festival Launched

Something For All Tastes As Tralee Food Festival Launched

March 8, 2022 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Food Festival will return on the May Bank Holiday Weekend and there’s a mouth-watering line-up of events to savour. Tralee Food Festival has partnered with Calor Gas as its major sponsor for the festival from April 29th- May 2nd. After what should have seen the festival mark its 6th […]

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Kerry College To Host Open Week This Month

Kerry College To Host Open Week This Month

March 8, 2022 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training is holding its Open Week event from Tuesday to Thursday, March 22nd to 24th, offering the public the opportunity to explore its campus locations in Tralee (Clash Road, Monavalley) and Listowel. Kerry College Killorglin Campus, who specialise in Outdoor Education & Training, will […]

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Fun Events Lined Up For St Patrick’s Day Festival At Ballyseedy

Fun Events Lined Up For St Patrick’s Day Festival At Ballyseedy

March 2, 2022 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, Ballyseedy Home & Garden are celebrating the long-weekend, by hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Festival. The events will kick off on March 17th with tickets available at http://ballyseedy.eventbrite.com St. Patrick himself will make an appearance in-store, where he will happily take photos with customers and have a few surprises at the ready. […]

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Cheltenham Preview Night At Skelper Quanes To Be Streamed Live

Cheltenham Preview Night At Skelper Quanes To Be Streamed Live

March 2, 2022 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a sellout! After a break of a couple of years, the Cheltenham Races Preview night will return to Skelper Quane’s Bar in Blennerville on this Thursday night from 7pm. While tickets have been sold out since the weekend, people who want to watch the experts giving their tips can […]

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Get Dressed Up For 80s Disco Night Fundraiser

Get Dressed Up For 80s Disco Night Fundraiser

February 27, 2022 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S time to put on those leg warmers, don those shoulder pad and use ozone layer-worrying levels of hairspray as there’s an 80s disco coming up. Yes, the good folks at the Phoenix Women’s Centre in Tralee are putting on a fundraising event in a couple of weeks which should […]

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It was busy in the Square on Sunday.

Tralee Food Festival Opens Applications To Take Stands At Markets

February 25, 2022 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Food Festival is back this year and applications are now open to artisan food producers and street food vendors who wish to attend this year’s two-day Food Markets. As announced earlier this month, the Festival returns for the first time in three years having last taken place in […]

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Cast members of 'Barndance' in rehearsals for the play which will be performed in Siamsa Tire from March 9-11. Seated from left; Mags Slattery, Raphael Crowley, Rhona Johnston and Siobhan Keane. At back; John Scroope, Chris Conlon, John Patton, George Lowe and Ken Quillinan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Zyber Theatre Returns With 25th Anniversary Production Of ‘Barndance’

February 24, 2022 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE back! After a break of two years, members of Tralee’s Zyber Theatre Group will once again take to the Siamsa Tíre stage next month for a number of performances of ‘Barndance’. The last Zyber production was ‘The Field’ back in March 2020, just before the pandemic started, so cast […]

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Sponsored: Meet, Dine And Celebrate At Lotties In The Ashe Hotel

Sponsored: Meet, Dine And Celebrate At Lotties In The Ashe Hotel

February 23, 2022 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTIE’S is the newly refurbished events space in the four-star Ashe Hotel. Step into a space inspired by the golden Twenties, a symbol of glamour, style and sophistication. Relax yourself on scalloped occasional chairs and fan-style velvet couches while enjoying the awe-inspiring decadent detail of the room. Shimmering chandeliers, lavish gemstone coloured […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Family Favourite And Amazing True Stories

Finnegan On Films: A Family Favourite And Amazing True Stories

February 19, 2022 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on some offerings on the box this weekend… 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, life in […]

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Kerry Library Hosting Online Events For Ireland Reads Day

Kerry Library Hosting Online Events For Ireland Reads Day

February 18, 2022 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Library will be celebrating Ireland Reads Day on Friday, February 25, with a host of online events. Children’s authors, Emma Larkin, and Katie O’Donoghue will present story time sessions which will be made available each day of the week beginning Monday 21st February. There will also be story times from […]

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Finnegan On Films: Romance, Dogs And Scoundrels On TV This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Romance, Dogs And Scoundrels On TV This Weekend

February 12, 2022 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

If you are looking for a diversion from the various sporting activities over the weekend, James Finnegan has a few films worth checking out… One of the very best adventure comedies of all time is Romancing The Stone (4.40pm Saturday RTE2). Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is a New York based […]

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Kerry Motor Club members John Liston, Senan Raggett, Ger O’Brien, Eoin Duffin, (KMC Chairman) and Richard Talbot.  

Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

February 11, 2022 at 9:43 am 1 comment

While the weather is likely to spoil a few things, there’s still a few events to attend this weekend in town and beyond… Saturday 1. Go for a run… Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching is organising the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race which takes place from The Rose […]

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Arts Office Looks For Feedback As It Plans Cruinniú na nÓg Kerry 2022

Arts Office Looks For Feedback As It Plans Cruinniú na nÓg Kerry 2022

February 9, 2022 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Arts Office | Creative Ireland Kerry Office is looking for feedback from children and young people themselves about what they would like see included in this year’s Cruinniú na nÓg Kerry programme. Cruinniú na nÓg is Ireland’s national day of free creativity for children and young people. […]

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Colour at the parade on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Dome Structure To Be Located In Town Centre For Rose Festival

February 8, 2022 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Festival Chief Executive has issued a letter clarifying some of the proposed changes and attractions coming for the Festival this year. Anthony O’Gara said he wanted to clarify what he terms as misinformation being spread on social media regarding the changes to the event this year. […]

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