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    Blasket Comedy Club Returns With Three Great Stand-Up Shows

    TOP comedy acts are returning to Tralee over the next month with three shows on the way in The Blasket Bar on Castle Street. Having hosted such well known acts as Karl Spain and Bernard O’Shea late last year, acclaimed comedians Chris Kent, Shane Clifford and Eleanor Tiernan will perform […]

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  • Deadline Looms For Kerry Lotto Player To Claim €45,612

    Deadline Looms For Kerry Lotto Player To Claim €45,612

    THE National Lottery has today appealed to Lotto players in Listowel and in Kerry to urgently check their Lotto tickets as a Lotto Match 5 + Bonus prize of €45,612 from Saturday, November 3 remains unclaimed. Ticketholders have 90 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize. […]

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  • Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

    Dynamos To Hold Fundraising Table Quiz At The Huddle Bar

    THERE isn’t much happening around this time of the year, but if you want to head out and test your general knowledge, then this might be for you. Tralee Dynamos FC are holding a table quiz this Thursday night in The Huddle Bar starting at 8.30pm. The event is a […]

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  • Meeting For Parents Whose Children Have Been Diagnosed With ADHD

    Meeting For Parents Whose Children Have Been Diagnosed With ADHD

    A MEETING will be held this week for parents whose children have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The meeting takes place on Thursday from 7.30pm to 9pm in The Meadowlands Hotel. It is organised by ADHD Parent Support Tralee. They are inviting parents to discuss concerns, issues and […]

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  • Taking off  at the Garvey's Supervalu Tralee Operation Transformation walk on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

    Join the Garvey’s Fit Crew For Operation Transformation Walks Starting This Week

    IT’S become a hugely popular way of getting healthy for the new year so it’s no surprise to see the Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee Operation Transformation group walks/runs return for 2019. It all starts this Thursday at 6.30pm from the carpark at the Tralee store and will continued  every Thursday for an […]

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The old hermitage in Lixnaw.

Search For Creative People To Collaborate On ‘Lost Palace Of North Kerry’ Project

January 15, 2019 at 11:17 am 0 comments

THE Arts Office/Creative Ireland Kerry and the Architecture Conservation Office at Kerry County Council has developed an opportunity for creative practitioners working in the arts, in architecture, in heritage and in design to collaborate on a creative outcome which exposes the rich cultural heritage of Lixnaw. The inspiration or idea […]

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Gardaí Seek Public’s Help With Traffic Collision Incident

Gardaí Seek Public’s Help With Traffic Collision Incident

January 14, 2019 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are seeking the public’s assistance after a traffic collision in the early hours of Sunday morning. The collision on the Tralee-Castleisland Road occurred shortly before 4am a few miles from Castleisland. A red Ford Focus involved in the crash failed to remain at the scene. Gardaí are asking people […]

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Sean Stokes, Jeaic O'Sullivan, Tim Kelliher of Kellihers Toyota and Linda Doona at the Kellihers Toyota event on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kellihers Toyota Hosts Hybrid Roadshow

January 14, 2019 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

KELLIHERS Toyota at Rathass was the place to be for anyone interested in buying a new car, as they hosted a special event on Friday evening. The New Generation Toyota Hybrid Cars were unveiled at their Hybrid Roadshow where they had the new Corolla Hatchback, Corolla Saloon, Rav4 and Camry […]

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Sean Lyons of Listowel Writers Week with General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Sales and Marketing Manager Aisling Foley looking forward to the Literary Evenings which begin this Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Free Literary Evenings Begin At The Rose Hotel This Wednesday

January 14, 2019 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

THOSE winter nights will be brightened up at The Rose Hotel as they have teamed up with Listowel Writers Week for free Literary Evenings at the hotel. They are asking you to embrace your inner story-teller and revel in all things literary this January and February in the Kerry Suite […]

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Past pupils of Presentation Secondary School met with current pupils to share their knowledge on Friday.

Pres Past Pupils Share Their Knowledge On Visit To School

January 14, 2019 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

LEAVING Certificate Pres Tralee students were given a great opportunity on Friday last to hear from an enthusiastic cohort of the school’s past pupils on the career paths they have chosen. Using the format of a parent teacher meeting, students were enabled to work in small groups with past pupils. […]

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Colette O'Mahony, Carmel Walsh, and Amy O'Connell at the Crotta O'Neills GAA Club social at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on  Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Crotta Faithful Gathers To Celebrate A Good Year For The Club

January 14, 2019 at 11:50 am 0 comments

THERE was a great crowd at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night as Crotta O’Neills GAA Club celebrated its successful year. Pride of place went to the U-21 hurling  panel who received their County Championship medals from special guest, former Tipperary goalkeeper Brendan Cummins, but a number of other awards were […]

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Kieran Donaghy takes on the entire Killester team to score. Photo by Liam Ryan

PHOTOS: No Joy For Warriors As Killester Advance To Cup Final

January 13, 2019 at 9:45 pm 0 comments

Alan Cantwell was at the Hula Hoops National Cup Semi Final where Garvey’s Tralee Warriors went down to Pyrobel Killester… Pyrobel Killester 76 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 70 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors hopes of making it through to this year’s Hula Hoops National Cup final ended in disappointment on Saturday night as they […]

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Participants set off at the Operation Transformation Walk at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Turnout For Operation Transformation Walk

January 13, 2019 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

THERE was a bit of misty rain, but that didn’t deter around 500 people from setting off from Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday morning for the Operations Transformation Walk. The walk, coinciding with the official RTÉ start time of 11am, was organised by Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership followed the […]

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Tim O'Connell, Mike McKenna, Geraldine Stack, Helen Fitzgibbon, John McAdams, Joe Carroll and Denis Sugrue with in front, Jimmy Adams at the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Remembering Jimmy With A Cycle From Blennerville

January 13, 2019 at 11:46 am 0 comments

THERE was another great turnout for the annual Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle from St. Pat’s GAA Club, Blennerville on Saturday morning. They set off in cloud but mostly dry conditions (with a bit of misty rain) to Castleisland and back home followed by refreshments, tea and coffee in Quanes Bar […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 13, 2019 at 11:44 am 0 comments

Every week we compile photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… A super achievement… Pictures from a memorable day for our 3 students at the BT young Scientist. Senior Group Category Winners Social […]

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Roger Harty: Control = Peace

Roger Harty: Control = Peace

January 13, 2019 at 11:43 am 0 comments

I SUPPOSE the best place to start here is with an example. One of the best areas to take an example from is a situation where our life is at risk as it makes its point pretty quickly and also at a deeper level. Why? I hear you ask. Because […]

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REPRO FREE - Curranes NS, Castleisland wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw. Teresa Walker, Lee Strand presents €500 to Emer Nelligan, Principal Curranes NS also in picture were Neil Reidy and Caoimhe O'Connor . 

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Curranes NS, Castleisland wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw
Curranes NS, Castleisland was full of excitement this week when Lee Strand visited to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand commented “We would like to congratulate Curranes NS and wish all schools the best of luck in the next two draws. Lee Strand will present a total of €2,000 to schools in Kerry & West Limerick providing much valued financial support for schools.”
 
Speaking at the presentation Emer Nelligan, Principal stated “On behalf of the staff, management, pupils and parents of Curranes NS, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Lee Strand milk for the very generous prize of €500.  We have an Active School Flag and we will use this money to buy extra sports gear and equipment for our school.”

To enter the next draw simply collect 10 Mighty Mikey Milk mascots printed on Lee Strand 1 Litre and pint cartons or 2 Litre plastic bottles. Post your 10 mascots along with your name, address and telephone number to: Win €500 Cash 4 Schools Competition, Lee Strand, Ballymullen, Tralee, Co. Kerry. The third draw will take place on Thursday, February 28th, 2019. For further information please contact 066 7121084 or visit www.leestrand.ie

 
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Curranes NS, Castleisland Wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools Draw

January 12, 2019 at 11:56 am 0 comments

CURRANES NS, Castleisland was full of excitement this week when Lee Strand visited to present a cheque of €500 in the Cash 4 Schools Draw. John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand commented; “We would like to congratulate Curranes NS and wish all schools the best of luck in the next […]

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Repro Free: Thursday 6th December 2018. IT Tralee. Picture Jason Clarke

Cantillon Conference To See Industry Leaders Visit Tralee Again

January 12, 2019 at 11:48 am 0 comments

THE 2019 Cantillon Conference, sponsored by IT Tralee and Fexco, will return once again to The Rose Hotel on Thursday,  March 28 at the Rose Hotel, Tralee. Named in honour of Ballyheigue native Richard Cantillon, a pioneering economist credited with the origin of the term entrepreneur, this annual event brings together […]

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Cyclists before taking off at the Fenit RNLI Fundraising Cycle from O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mark The Fenit RNLI Cycle Date In Your Diary

January 12, 2019 at 11:44 am 0 comments

WITH the cycling calendar in Kerry already filling up fast, Fenit RNLI are asking bike enthusiasts to mark this date into their diary even if it’s a bit off yet. They will hold their 16th annual cycle on Saturday, May 11. This year’s cycle has two options for cyclists. There […]

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Know Your Rights: Consumer Rights During Sales

January 12, 2019 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: What are my consumer rights when I buy something in the sales? Can I return sales items? Answer: Your consumer rights during a sale are exactly the same as at […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Welcome To Marwen’ Is Well-Intentioned But Poorly Executed

McCann At The Movies: ‘Welcome To Marwen’ Is Well-Intentioned But Poorly Executed

January 12, 2019 at 11:36 am 0 comments

John McCann says ‘Welcome To Marwen’ is a visually superb, well intentioned but poorly executed true story that will split audiences… Robert Zemeckis, director of such classics as Back to the Future and Forest Gump has in recent times taken to redeveloping the source material of some extraordinary documentaries as […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

PREVIEW: Warriors Aim For Cup Final Place By Beating Killester

January 12, 2019 at 10:18 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell previews tonight’s Hula Hoops National Cup semi-final between Garvey’s Tralee Warriors and Pyrobel Killester at the Mardyke Arena in Cork… GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors will contest a National Cup semi final for the first time in their short three-year history tonight when they take to the court at the […]

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CBS The Green Students Win Category At BT Young Scientist Exhibition

CBS The Green Students Win Category At BT Young Scientist Exhibition

January 11, 2019 at 9:06 pm 0 comments

TRALEE CBS students have won the Overall award in the Senior Social and Behavioural Sciences category at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin tonight. Michael Kirby, Padraig Crean and Michael Carroll created a farm safety book. Their project was ‘A study into the effectiveness of teaching farm […]

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Unemployment Rose In Tralee And Around The County Last Month

Unemployment Rose In Tralee And Around The County Last Month

January 11, 2019 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

THE live register figure for Tralee increased in December by 88 people from the previous month, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. There were 3,458  people signing on last month compared to 3,370 in November. However, the figure is down 478 on the same month in […]

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Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada with Deputy Martin Ferris and Cllr Pa Daly (right) in Tralee this afternoon.

MEP And Martin Ferris Launch Sinn Fein’s Housing Campaign

January 11, 2019 at 4:20 pm 2 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris joined with Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada and Cllr Pa Daly in Tralee Town Centre this lunchtime to launch Sinn Féin’s Housing & Rental Crisis campaign in Kerry. “Every week for several years now my offices and the offices of other elected representatives […]

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Could Some Tralee Homeowners See A Decrease In Property Tax?

Could Some Tralee Homeowners See A Decrease In Property Tax?

January 11, 2019 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

SOME householders in Tralee could see a drop in their property tax judging by the latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office. According to the CSO, the average value of a house in Tralee in May 2013 was €151,045 but in 2018 that had fallen to €121,250. The Local Property […]

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Jane Behan, Carmel Quirket, Kathleen O'Sullivan, Lorraine Hobbery and Amy O'Sullivan, participants in the upcoming Kerry Camogie 'Stars In Their Eyes' at the launch in The Forge Bar, Causeway, on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ Night To Help Kerry Camogie

January 11, 2019 at 11:12 am 0 comments

IT’S set to be a star-studded night of entertainment later this month when well-known faces from the north Kerry sporting fraternity take to the stage for ‘Stars In Their Eyes’. Taking the format of the well-known ITV show, 10 acts will take on the persona of famous music stars for […]

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Software Development teacher David Crowley and student Colin McDaid who helped organise the gaming event for Jigsaw at Kerry College of Further Education on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

KCFE Students Get Gaming For Jigsaw Kerry

January 11, 2019 at 11:11 am 0 comments

STUDENTS at the Kerry College of Further Education took over the canteen on Thursday morning for a special fundraiser for Jigsaw Kerry. The Software Development and Games Development class in conjunction with KCFE hosted a retro, board gaming and FIFA gaming event and it eventually raised €240 for the mental health […]

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At the launch of the Donal Walsh LiveLife Film Competition were, front from left; Filmmaker Lisa Fingleton of NEWKD (adjudicator), Elma Walsh of LiveLife, Mary Lucey, Principal of Kerry College of Further Education and Maurice Galway (adjudicator). Back from left; Eamonn Hickson of Radio Kerry; Jennifer Boyle of LiveLife Foundation; Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance; Michaela Brosnan of KCFE; Margaret Kissane of Connect Publications and Aidan Kelly of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

Entries Now Open For Donal Walsh Live Life Film Competition

January 11, 2019 at 9:40 am 0 comments

THE National Live Life Film Competition for 2019 was officially launched on Thursday in Kerry College of Further Education and entries are now invited with the theme of “It All Works Out!” This is the 6th year of this hugely popular competition in memory of Tralee teenager Donal Walsh. The Competition aims […]

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Participants at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

On Your Bike For The Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle This Saturday

January 11, 2019 at 9:29 am 0 comments

TIME to get active again after the Christmas/New Year period and what better way than to achieve this than by getting the bike out for a cycle. The Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle takes place this Saturday, at 11am from St. Pat’s GAA Club, Blennerville. The event is held annually to […]

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Frustration That People With Mobility Issues Could Not Access Graveyard Over Three Days At Christmas

Frustration That People With Mobility Issues Could Not Access Graveyard Over Three Days At Christmas

January 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

THE issue of the main gates to Rath Cemetery being closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St Stephen’s Day was brought up by two councillors at Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District. Sinn Féin Cllr Toireasa Ferris said she was contacted by a recently widowed woman who was spending her […]

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Action from the Mercy Mounthawk v CBS The Green game. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Wins A Thriller Against CBS To Go Through To Schools Cup Final

January 10, 2019 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

WHAT a game. What an atmosphere! Tralee Sports Complex was packed to capacity on Thursday afternoon to see Mercy Mounthawk take on CBS The Green in an all-Tralee U19A National Subway Schools Cup Semi-Final. In a thrilling game, it took overtime to separate the sides and Mercy Mounthawk emerged victorious […]

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Aisling Hogan, Andrea Kerins, Rachel Roche and Michelle Naughton at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel staff Christmas Party at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Well-Earned Night Out At The Brogue For Ballyroe Heights Hotel Staff

January 10, 2019 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

AFTER hosting parties, weddings and debs balls over the Christmas and New Year period, the staff at Ballyroe Heights Hotel finally got a chance to get together for a night out on Wednesday. Over 50 of them gathered at Kirby’s Brogue Inn for a well-deserved night of great food and […]

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Jack Ferguson, Tralee, presenting a cheque for 3,475 EURO to the chairman Kerry Hospice Foundation Joe Hennebery, Tralee Branch, for the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry, proceeds from Disco's, and Collections, pictured with his friends who helped in the events, and collections, from left David O'Brien, Jack Ferguson, Joe Hennebery, chairman KHF, Tralee Branch, Shane O'Sullivan, and missing from photo Tim Dennehy who helped in the collections. Photo: John Cleary.

Friends Raise Nearly €3,500 For Palliative Care Unit

January 10, 2019 at 10:54 am 0 comments

FOUR local men were at Kerry Hospice Foundation on Wednesday to present a cheque for €3,475 after a series of fundraisers over the past few months. Jack Ferguson (DJ Fergie), David O’Brien, Tim Dennehy and Shane O’Sullivan took part in a Movember Challenge, while a number of DJ gigs around […]

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Gary O'Sullivan.

Gary O’Sullivan Among Special Guests At Kerry Supporters Club Social

January 10, 2019 at 10:48 am 0 comments

THE Kerry GAA Supporters club annual social takes place on  January 19 in the Ballygarry House Hotel and will honour achievements of successful Kerry teams. The highlight was the five in a row of All Ireland minor titles and captain Paul O’Shea and former minor manager Peter Keane will be […]

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