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The tree on Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Lights Up In Style For Christmas

November 27, 2022 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW it feels like Christmas! The rain cleared on Saturday afternoon (for the most part) as families gathered in the Square for a wonderful afternoon of entertainment to kick off the festive season in Tralee. Dave Rath got the ball rolling with some jazz music followed by The Oliver Hurley School […]

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The Square.

Festive Flair In The Square As Town Prepares To Light Up For Christmas

November 23, 2022 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS truly begins in Tralee this Saturday with a fun-filled family day packed with events for all to enjoy. The Christmas Lights will be officially turned on by the Mayor of Tralee Cllr Mikey Sheehy at 5pm, but there’s much more to enjoy earlier on. The Festive Flair in the […]

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The Square.

PHOTOS: Tralee Lights Up For Christmas And It Looks Amazing

November 27, 2021 at 5:59 pm 1 comment

NOW it feels like Christmas! A lovely day in town ended with the Christmas lights being turned on in town this evening and doesn’t it look spectacular. Well done to Tralee Chamber and Kerry County Council for putting on a great day of entertainment in the Square and getting the […]

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The lights at Denny Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Switching On Of Christmas Lights To Kick Off Festive Season In Tralee

November 12, 2021 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE parade isn’t going ahead this year, but the festive season will officially kick-off when the Christmas Lights are switched on in Tralee on Saturday, November 27. Everyone will be invited to come and enjoy the Christmas shopping experience in Tralee over the course of the few weeks with a programme […]

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PHOTOS: Brogue Decorations Bring Christmas Cheer In Bleak Times

November 26, 2020 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas lights in Tralee have done much to lift the spirits in these dark times, even though there aren’t many shoppers to enjoy them. The hospitality sector has been hit worst of all, so it was heartening to see that Kevin and Fiona at Kirby’s Brogue Inn went above […]

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WATCH: Mayor Of Tralee Switches On The Christmas Lights

WATCH: Mayor Of Tralee Switches On The Christmas Lights

November 22, 2020 at 7:08 pm Comments are Disabled

NORMALLY the last Saturday of November sees the CH parade and the switching on of the Christmas light bring thousands to the town creating a wonderful festive atmosphere and officially kicking off Christmas in Tralee. But this isn’t a normal time. Instead, a week earlier than usual, the Lights were […]

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Denny Street spectacular. Photo by Dermot Crean

Christmas Lights In Tralee To Be Officially Switched On This Sunday

November 21, 2020 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Tralee Municipal District and the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O’Brien will present ‘When Christmas Comes to Town,’ a 360-degree Virtual Reality Christmas Lights Ceremony to mark the formal turning on of the Christmas Lights this weekend. While Friday night saw the lights being tested around town, […]

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The entrance to the Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Lights Up For Christmas

November 30, 2019 at 6:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE town is some sight this evening. There was a fantastic family-friendly atmosphere in The Square this evening as the Christmas lights were switched on. Brian Hurley was MC for the event which saw thousands fill The Square to dance and enjoy the festivities. On 5pm, Mayor of Tralee, Jim […]

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Rose Of Tralee And Mayor To Light Up Tralee For Christmas This Saturday

Rose Of Tralee And Mayor To Light Up Tralee For Christmas This Saturday

November 20, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, and the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Graham Spring, will switch on the Christmas Lights in The Square, Tralee at 5pm this Saturday, heralding the start of five weeks of Festive fun in Kerry’s Shopping Capital. Tralee boasts the most colourful and decorative Christmas […]

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Recovery Haven Invitation To Switching On Of ‘Haven Of Light’ Christmas Tree

Recovery Haven Invitation To Switching On Of ‘Haven Of Light’ Christmas Tree

December 6, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Kerry is extending a warm invitation to their clients, volunteers and the general public to join them for the official switching on of their ‘Haven of Light’ Christmas Tree this Friday night, December 8, at 7.30pm. The symbolic event will take place at the charity’s cancer support house […]

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Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley with Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne at the turning on of the Christmas Lights in the Square. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Christmas Lights Are On And They’re Looking Amazing

November 26, 2017 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE lights were officially switched on yesterday and the town is looking beautiful. The Square was packed with people who turned out to join the Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne when she switched on the festive lights in Kerry’s capital town to launch the 2017 Christmas Spraoi in Tralee. Everyone was […]

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The area by The Croppy Boy monument. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Looking Good Already Under The Christmas Lights

November 22, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas Lights in Tralee will be officially switched on this Saturday, but it’s already looking pretty festive in town if you ask us. Last night the lights were on in Denny Street and the area around The Croppy Boy looked amazing. They were testing the lights at The Ashe […]

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Rose Of Tralee And Mayor To Switch On Christmas Lights This Saturday

Rose Of Tralee And Mayor To Switch On Christmas Lights This Saturday

November 20, 2017 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee Jennifer Byrne will join the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley, to switch on the Christmas Lights in Tralee in The Square from 4.30pm this Saturday. Fresh from winning the award for being Ireland’s Most Enterprising Town and receiving the Purple Flag for being a safe, vibrant, […]

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Vandals Strike At Christmas Lights In The Square…Again

Vandals Strike At Christmas Lights In The Square…Again

December 15, 2016 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas lights in the Square have been vandalised for the second day in a row. The LED light at the foot of the Christmas tree and the string lights on the tree were discovered to have been damaged on Wednesday afternoon and it is thought the incident occurred between 4pm and […]

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PHOTOS: Take A Bow Tralee For The Amazing Christmas Lights

PHOTOS: Take A Bow Tralee For The Amazing Christmas Lights

November 27, 2016 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE town is looking amazing. There was a massive crowd in the Square on Saturday evening for the traditional switching on of the Christmas lights. After all the excitement of the CH parade, there was still a huge crowd around in the Square as Andrew Morrissey of Radio Kerry got […]

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Kerry footballer, Aidan O'Mahony and Nicola Walsh switch on the Christmas Lights in Manor Village . Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Days After Floods, Kerry Star Helps Switch On The Lights In Manor Village

December 9, 2015 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

JUST days after floods threatened homes, the residents of Manor Village were out in force for the switching on of the Christmas lights on Tuesday evening. Kerry star Aidan O’Mahony, helped by Nicola Walsh, did the honours on a dry night which brought out families. “It’s all for the kids, […]

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Kieran And Lola Rose Help Emma Light Up Tralee For Christmas

Kieran And Lola Rose Help Emma Light Up Tralee For Christmas

November 29, 2015 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable, wet afternoon on Saturday in Tralee, but for some strange reason, the rain managed to stay away at just the right times. At 2pm, the rain stopped for the CH Santa parade, so children could meet the man himself and all the other guests including Mrs Claus, […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 27, 2015 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

‘Black Friday’ signalled the real start of the Christmas shopping madness, but things are officially kicking off in Tralee this weekend and there’s a lot to get up to. Here’s a few suggestions… Saturday 1. Meet Santa and friends… CH Chemists are turning The Mall into a Christmas wonderland when Santa […]

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Caherleaheen Pupil To Switch On The Lights With ‘Star’

Caherleaheen Pupil To Switch On The Lights With ‘Star’

November 26, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A CAHERLEAHEEN pupil will have the honour of switching on the Christmas lights this Saturday with Kieran Donaghy. Tralee Chamber Alliance ran a colouring competition in most of the primary schools in the Tralee area from Derryquay to Ardfert where the children had to colour in an image. The prize was that the winning artist […]

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PHOTOS: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

PHOTOS: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

November 24, 2015 at 10:06 pm Comments are Disabled

IT may have been a miserable, rainy Tuesday night in the county capital but this certainly cheered us up. The Christmas lights were turned on in The Mall, Denny Street and Castle Street and it looks fantastic. It’s obviously a warm-up ahead of the official switching on the lights by […]

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PHOTOS: Manor Village Turns Out For Switching On The Christmas Lights

PHOTOS: Manor Village Turns Out For Switching On The Christmas Lights

December 9, 2014 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

RESIDENTS of Manor Village took part in an annual tradition on Monday night. Every December 8 they switch on the lights of their own ‘Christmas village’. The ‘Christmas Village’, celebrated its tenth anniversary and the ‘village’ has grown in size since the first year, as with every passing Christmas, something new being […]

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