The Gathering 2013
The Gathering Ireland 2013 is all about the citizens of Ireland throwing open their arms and inviting anyone with any kind of connection to the country to come and visit. It’s about asking everyone and anyone who has Irish blood, a connection or link to Ireland, or even just a love of the country, to come and join the celebration in a series of amazing and seriously diverse events all throughout 2013.
With a vast number of Gatherings taking place in Kerry, we are here to help you with accommodation, party celebrations or intimate dinners. Local food, friendly service and of course a cead mile failte awaits you here at Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee.
The Gathering Ireland 2013 provides the perfect excuse to reach out to those who have moved away, their relatives, friends and descendants, and invite them home.
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Failte Probus Club Meetings are held every Wednesday morning from 10.30am
Bridge Club Meet every Tuesday morning from 9.30am, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 7.30pm
Thursday 25th July 2013
Received the 2013 Radio Kerry Business Award for the month of June for Excellence in the area of Hospitality and Tourism.
Upcoming Events at Ballyroe Heights Hotel
Friday 06th December 2013
St Pat’s GAA Blennerville are hosting a Strictly Come Dancing Event – details to follow.
Friday 13th December 2013 – SOLD OUT
Christmas Party Night featuring Heart & Soul followed by Disco – Tickets €35 pp to include champagne reception on arrival, full dinner menu, live band, disco. Special over packages available.
Saturday 14th December 2013 – SOLD OUT
Christmas Party Night featuring Stone Pony followed by Disco – Tickets €42.50 pp to include champagne reception on arrival, full dinner menu, live band, disco. Special over packages available. Groups of 25 or more ticket price €40.00 pp.
Saturday 21st December 2013 – LIMITED PLACES LEFT
Christmas Party Night featuring Rouge followed by Disco – Tickets €35 pp to include champagne reception on arrival, full dinner menu, live band, disco. Special over packages available.
Past Events at Ballyroe Heights Hotel 2012 and 2013
Sunday 24th November 2013
Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon. This event is supporting Recovery Haven Tralee Cancer Support House. Tickets €50.00 which includes a Goodie Bag Full of Treats. Champagne Reception at 12.30pm followed by Lunch and Fashion Show by the UP Front Model Management Company. Featuring the top boutiques of Kerry, Best Dressed sponsored by Jasmine Boutique. Hair by Sean Taaffe Hair Group. Lots of surprises through the day. Book your tickets now – call Margaret Brick on 086 2408237
Thursday 31st October 2013
Annual Halloween Party – 7pm – 10pm
Fun, games, complimentary bags, bouncing castles, disco and spot prizes.
Cover charge of €5.00 per child.
Sunday 20th October 2013
JC Scale Models Car, Tractor and Truck Model Show
in aid of Mutiple Sclerosis from 11am – 6pm. Spot prizes for best display.
€5.00 Entry or 3 for €10 Free Entry into raffle when entering.
Friday 18th October 2013
Garveys Food and Wine Fair in conjunction with Spa/Fenit Hospice present a Cookery Demonstration – A Taste of the Orient – with Mark Murphy, The Apprentice Chef and Mark Doe, Just Cooking. Time: 7.30pm and Tickets €10.00
Tuesday 15th October 2013
Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School Transition Year Day
Thursday 03rd October 2013
IT Tralee Students Union Class Rep Training Day
Thursday 19th September 2013
Bons Secours Hospital Retirement Party for Dr. James P. O’ Regan
Saturday 14th September 2013
Goblin Factory Reunion
Friday 06th September 2013
Banna School Reunion
Thursday 22nd August 2013
Causeway Comprehensive Débutante Ball 2013
Monday 29th July 2013
Gaelcholaiste Débutante Ball
Wednesday 24th July 2013
Milltown School Débutante Ball 2013
Thursday 18th July 2013
Killorglin Intermediate School Débutante Ball 2013
Wednesday 10th July 2013
Killorglin Community College Débutante Ball 2013
Wednesday 19th June 2013
Annual Ballyroe / Clogherbrien Mass
Mass at 7.00pm in the hotel
Friday 17th May 2013
The Kerry Rose Selection will be held at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday 17th May 2013 with RTE’s Daithi O’ Shea hosting this prestigious event. This will be the third year that this event will be held in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. We are looking forward to welcoming twenty five more lovely ladies and the 2012 Kerry Rose Anne Marie Hayes. To book accommodation please click here.
Sunday 28th April, 2013
Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon. This event is supporting Recovery Haven Tralee Cancer Support House. Champagne Reception at 12.30pm followed by Lunch and Fashion Show by the UP Front Model Management Company. Featuring the top boutiques of Kerry. Best Dressed sponsored by Award Winning Designer Karyn Moriarty.Most Elegant Hair sponsored by Sean Taaffe Hair Group. Lots of surprises on the day.
Tickets only €50.00 which includes a goodie bag full of treats. Call Margaret Brick on 086 2408237
Wednesday 24th April, 2013
IT Tralee Students Union Annual Masquerade Ball
Friday 01st March, 2013
The smash hit show is back. Reeling in the showband years with compere Ronan Collins. The showband Show re-live the magic of the dance hall nights. With the legendary Dickie Rock & Europe’s No.1 Mark Leen Emerald Elvis. Also starring DJ Curtin, The Big 8, The Kerry Blues, Lorraine McDonald, The Conquerers Showband, Tommy & Jimmy Swarbrigg – Eurovision Stars. All cast finale salute to the showband era! Tickets are available at Ballyroe Heights Hotel €25.00.
Thursday 28th February, 2013
Fundraising Cookery Demonstration with Chef Mark Doe in aid of the Irish Red Cross, Tralee.
Doors open at 6.30pm
Cookery Demonstration starts at 7.30pm
Food samples on the night and lots of spot prizes.
Ticket price €10.00 each and are available at reception 066 712 6796
Friday 22nd February, 2013
Sliabh a Mhadra National School will host a fundraising fashion show hosted by the Norma O’ Donoghue Model Agency featuring leading boutiques, designers and milliners showcasing the new Spring / Summer 2013 collections. Bubbly and sweet treats reception from 7.15pm-7.45pm and show starts at 8pm. Best dressed lady on the evening will be sponsored by Jasmine of Tralee and Killarney with lots of other great spot prizes to be won throughout the night also. Great evening of fashion and fun planned and tickets are only €15.00 and are available at reception 066 712 6796. More info and launch details to follow.
Saturday 26th January, 2013
2012 Top Part West Coast Rally Championship Awards Night
To book accommodation, please click here
Friday 25th January, 2013
25th Anniversary of Ardfert Junior Football Club ~ 1987 Junior Football Club
Thursday 24th January, 2013
Bon Secours Hospital 2013 Founders Ball
Friday 04th January, 2013
Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School Debutante Ball
Wednesday 02nd January, 2013
Tralee CBS Debutante Ball
Friday 14th and Saturday 15th December 2012
The Ultimate Party Night Kerry Will Ever See……..
Bon Jovee – The Bon Jovi Tribute Show Rock the night away for your Christmas Party.
Friday 14th December & Saturday 15th December -
€52.50 per ticket or €50.00 for groups of 25 or more.
Overnight B&B + Ticket Package is €75.00 pp.
Book early to avoid disappointment – limited places.
Ticket will include meal and disco also.
Monday 10th December 2012
Kerry County Board AGM – Bon Secours Hospital announced it has become the healthcare partner to the GAA in Kerry.
Friday 07th December 2012
Charity Gig and CD Launch in aid of the following charities:
- Kerry Disability Network, Be Aware Prevent Suicide and Fenit RNLI Lifeboats.
Acts include: Bojanter, Spailpin, Adrian McCarron and many more.
Starts at 9.30pm. Admission: €5.00 including finger food and disco with Radio Kerry’s Francis Jones.
Saturday 01st December 2012
Lixnaw Hurling Club are holding a fundraiser with 12 couples battle it out to become the “Strictly Come Dancing” winner 2012.
Tickets €20 Music by Heart and Soul. A night not to be missed. Great craic guaranteed!
Thursday 29th November 2012
Table Quiz in aid of the Irish Red Cross Tralee Branch. Starts at 8.30pm. MC on the night is Sean Lyons. Table of 4 people is €30.00
Saturday 17th November 2012
Kerry Ladies Football Awards Night.
Thursday 08th November 2012
‘Farming in the New Era’ conference in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday 08th November at 7.30pm with guest speakers Mairead McGuinness MEP, George Lee and John Shirley of the Farming Independent. This event is organised by McQuinn Consulting and part of their programme to mark their silver anniversary in business. There will also be a range of trade stands at the hotel. Free admission and further details can be found at www.mcquinnconsulting.ie
Wednesday 31st October 2012
Ballyroe / Clogherbrien Annual Halloween Party
Friday 12th October 2012
We were awarded Best Wedding Venue in Kerry in the WeddingDates Awards.
Thursday 11th October 2012
Cookery Demonstration featuring Mark Doe of justcooking.ie at 7pm in aid of Bru Columbanus, home from home accommodation for families of patients in Cork hospitals. Tickets only €10.00 please contact Mark Sullivan on 066 712 6796
Thursday 30th August 2012
Causeway Secondary School Debutante Ball
Wednesday 08th August 2012
Presentation Secondary School Debutante Ball
Sunday 05th August 2012
Killahan National School – 50th Reunion
Thursday 26th July 2012
Intermediate School Killorglin Debutante Ball
Saturday 30th June 2012
Causeway School Reunion Class of 1992
Wednesday 20th June 2012
Ballyroe/Clogherbrien Community Association Annual Mass at 7.30pm
Wednesday 23rd May 2012
We are delighted to have received the prestigious 2012 Certificate of Excellence award from Tripadvisor today and would like to thank our customers who have helped us to achieve this award by posting their reviews online.
Thursday 17th May 2012
Forever Living is hosting a Health, Wellbeing and Weight Management evening at 7.30pm. Cooking demostration by Mark Doe from Just Cooking. Proceeds from the event go to The Kerry Hospice Foundation to help towards the building of Phase 2 of the Pallative Care Unit.Tickets only €5 and must be purchased in advance.
Friday 11th May 2012
We are delighted to welcome back the Kerry Rose Selection. This was the first Rose Selection to be hosted by RTE’s Daithi O’ Se. We are looking forward to welcoming him back to host the 2012 Kerry Rose Selection.
Wednesday 25th April 2012
IT Tralee Students Union College Masquerade Ball 2012
Thursday 12th April 2012
The Kilflynn Dancing Group are holding their Annual Easter Party which includes a four course meal and music on the night will be provided by Ireland’s leading accordion artiste Declan Aungier. Everybody welcome.
Sunday 08th April 2012 – 8pm til late
A Night of Craic and Conversation with Sporting Legends in aid of the Paul Curran Trust Fund. Tickets €15.00 including entry, finger food and disco. Hosted by Today FM’s Paul Collins. Lining out: John ‘The Bull’ Hayes, Eoin Hand, Bomber Liston, Dan Shanahan, Niall Cahalane, Dinny Allen, Michael Duignan, Tomas Mulcahy, John Leahy, Mick Galwey, Bernard Flynn and many more…… Great prize draw on the night for All – Ireland Football Final tickets, signed sports memorabilia and other great prizes. For tickets please phone: 087 2992392 or 086 8216662 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 07th April 2012
Causeway Comprehensive are holding a fundraising drive for past pupil Tim O’ Brien. The former star hurler, who lined out with the school in the 2009 All Ireland junior vocational schools final and the 2010 All Ireland Senior vocational schools final, was involved in a car accident shortly after those finals and is wheelchair bound. The school have launched a quest to select two All Star hurling teams from their past pupils. Those who attended the school from 1968 to 2000 and a second team encompassing the years 2001 through 2010. Voting papers cost only five euro and the decision on who takes what position will be solely based on the number of votes received. The teams will be announced at a gala awards ceremony on April 07th. Fantastic spot prizes on the night to include one weeks accommodation in Dubai and one weeks accommodation in Fuerteventura and lots more.
Wednesday 28th March 2012
Failte Probus group in Tralee celebrating 11 years will also host their annual fashion show on Wednesday 28th March. All are welcome.
Thursday 22nd March 2012
Scoil Naomh Eirc Kilmoyley Fundraising Fashion Show and Style Event. Doors open 7.15pm. Show starting 8pm sharp.
M.C. for the evening: Celia Holman Lee – Irelands leading stylist & fashion icon.
Makeup & skincare advice provided by CH Chemist. Pop up shops plus prize for the Best Dressed Lady. Participating Shops: Annburys, Bamboo, Carraig Donn, Claire Murphy (Friendtex), Effigy, Hannons, Sean Hussey, Jasmine, Treasa Gleeson Lee, Karen Moriarty (Kerry designer of the year 2011), Pat Meehan, Antoinette O’ Mahony (Milliner), Shaws and Weardrobe.
Tickets: €20.00 available from Annburys, Ashe Street, Tralee 066 71 25059 or Scoil Naomh Eirc, Kilmoyley. Limited tickets, pre purchase recommended.