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  • No Rise Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

    No Rise Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

    THERE was no increase again in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. The number of cases in […]

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  • Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage And Theft Incidents

    Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage And Theft Incidents

    GARDAI in Tralee are looking for the public’s help in relation to theft and criminal damage incident over the past week. On Tuesday, May 19, between 12 noon and 2pm, the rear of a vehicle was damaged at Manor West car park. The rear registration plate was taken off the car […]

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  • IT Tralee Announces Free Workshops For Hospitality Workers To Upskill

    IT Tralee Announces Free Workshops For Hospitality Workers To Upskill

    THE Institute of Technology Tralee has today announced details of a number of free online workshops commencing on Tuesday 2nd of June and running over three weeks to Thursday 18th of June. The workshops will cover topics such as Sustainable Food Production, Food Allergens & Food Related Diseases, Culinary Operations […]

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  • Foley Calls For Action To Reduce Hospital Waiting Lists

    Foley Calls For Action To Reduce Hospital Waiting Lists

    KERRY Fianna Fáil TD Norma Foley says patients in Kerry are being forgotten as waiting lists at University Hospital Kerry have increased significantly since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Tralee woman is calling for the cancellation of the HSE contract with private hospitals, and for the money to […]

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  • Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Remains The Same Again

    Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Remains The Same Again

    THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who have […]

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Roger Harty: Why I Like The Term ‘Elderly’

Roger Harty: Why I Like The Term ‘Elderly’

May 24, 2020 at 11:58 am 0 comments

THE government had a tricky job recently, whereby because of all this Covid Virus business, they had to act quickly and segregate the older generation from the rest. Quick action meant that they had no time for petty nuances and they defined the older generation (i.e. those over 70 years […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 24, 2020 at 11:36 am 0 comments

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram.  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Fantastic work… Meals on Wheels will distribute 354 dinners today from 1.30pm. 1,200 dinners this week alone distributed. Thank you to AIB […]

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No Rise Again In Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

No Rise Again In Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

May 23, 2020 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. Since May 1 there has been […]

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St John’s Attracts Steady Stream Of Worshippers After Reopening For Private Prayer

St John’s Attracts Steady Stream Of Worshippers After Reopening For Private Prayer

May 23, 2020 at 2:47 pm 0 comments

  ST. John’s Church in Castle Street has re-opened for silent prayer from 10am (12 noon Sunday) to 6pm each day and is attracting a steady stream of worshippers. Measures to combat COVID-19 have been introduced, with a one-way route in operation through the church and hand sanitiser provided on […]

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Finnegan On Films: Three Movies On Netflix About Facing Challenges

Finnegan On Films: Three Movies On Netflix About Facing Challenges

May 23, 2020 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks three movies where the protagonists have faced challenges in their lives…  Welcome to this week’s recommendations from the Netflix selections. I thought this week we would have a look at three films, two based on true stories, showing how unique challenges can be entertaining […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Planning Office At Kerry County Council Reopens Monday

May 23, 2020 at 10:42 am 0 comments

AS part of Kerry County Council’s gradual resumption of services, the Council’s Planning Offices in Áras an Chontae will reopen on Monday, May 25. The opening of the Planning Offices to the public will be by appointment only, and customers are advised that full planning services continue to be available […]

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No Increase Reported Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

No Increase Reported Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 22, 2020 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who have […]

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Irish Cancer Society Wants Kerry People To Do ‘Marathon In A Month’

Irish Cancer Society Wants Kerry People To Do ‘Marathon In A Month’

May 22, 2020 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

THE Irish Cancer Society is encouraging people across Kerry to get active and clock up a Marathon in a Month this June to help support people affected by cancer. The effects of the coronavirus pandemic are far-reaching for the cancer community and the Irish Cancer Society has expanded its services […]

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No Rise Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

No Rise Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 21, 2020 at 6:17 pm 0 comments

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. To put this in perspective, that’s […]

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Met Éireann Issues Wind Warning For Kerry

Met Éireann Issues Wind Warning For Kerry

May 21, 2020 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

WE’VE been enjoying a fantastic spell of weather over the past two months but it’s about to change (temporarily) over the next couple of days. Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Wind warning for Kerry taking effect from this evening. Southeast winds, veering southwesterly will reach mean speeds of 50 […]

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Kerry International Film Festival Will Go Ahead This Autumn

Kerry International Film Festival Will Go Ahead This Autumn

May 21, 2020 at 11:18 am 0 comments

THE Kerry International Film Festival has announced that the festival is planning to go ahead this year, from October 15-18 and are now open for submissions. Despite the ongoing challenges of COVID 19, the KIFF Board have liaised directly with various stakeholders, partners and government officials and they have made […]

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Gardaí Seize €15,000 Of Suspected Drugs In Castlegregory Area

Gardaí Seize €15,000 Of Suspected Drugs In Castlegregory Area

May 21, 2020 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Gardaí seized over €15,000 of suspected drugs in west Kerry on Wednesday. Shortly after 6pm Gardaí from Dingle, assisted by Tralee Gardaí, executed a search warrant at a house in the Castlegregory area. During the search Gardaí discovered €15,200 of suspected cannabis plants and €350 of suspected cannabis resin and herb. […]

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The team at Cara Credit Union in Tralee. (File Photo)

Study Shows Credit Unions Are Ireland’s Most Trusted Organisations

May 21, 2020 at 10:53 am 0 comments

CARA Credit Union together with all the credit unions throughout the country have been named the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland according to the latest Ireland RepTrak® 2020 study carried out by The Reputations Agency. With a score of 83.7, credit unions took the top spot overall for their role as a trusted cornerstone of local communities […]

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Gardaí To Conduct Operation ‘Slow Down’ On Friday

Gardaí To Conduct Operation ‘Slow Down’ On Friday

May 21, 2020 at 10:31 am 0 comments

AN Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) for a 24 hour period from 7am on Friday to 7am this Saturday. The operation will consist of high visibility speed enforcement in 1,322 speed enforcement zones. They will also deliver […]

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No Rise In Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Reported For Kerry

No Rise In Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Reported For Kerry

May 20, 2020 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who have […]

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Call For Kerry Politicians To Mobilise And Help Tourism Industry

Call For Kerry Politicians To Mobilise And Help Tourism Industry

May 20, 2020 at 10:57 am 0 comments

THE Kerry Tourism Industry Federation (KTIF) is calling on Kerry’s politicians to set aside their differences and mobilise behind their county as the Kingdom braces itself for the economic fallout from Covid-19. According to an assessment commissioned by Kerry County Council and compiled by economist James Dorgan, the economy in […]

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Residents of Casement View and St Brendan's Terrace present a cheque to Con O'Connor of Pieta House.

Ardfert Residents Raise Over €2,000 For Pieta House

May 20, 2020 at 10:19 am 0 comments

THE residents of Casement View and St. Brendan’s Terrace Ardfert recently organised small events adhering to social distancing guidelines to fundraise for local charities. At 4:30am on Saturday, May 9, a small number of residents from the estates took part in a mini-social distancing Darkness into Light in aid of […]

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WATCH: Siamsa Members Celebrate 30 Years Since Creation Of ‘Blackbird’

WATCH: Siamsa Members Celebrate 30 Years Since Creation Of ‘Blackbird’

May 20, 2020 at 10:18 am 0 comments

TO celebrate 30 years of the creation of the world famous ‘Blackbird’, members of the National Folk Theatre, past and present, have come together to showcase the traditional Irish music and dance piece in a new video. In March 1991, Siamsa Tíre opened the doors of a brand new purpose […]

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Foley Says Rural Learner Drivers Especially Affected By Driving Tests Backlog

Foley Says Rural Learner Drivers Especially Affected By Driving Tests Backlog

May 20, 2020 at 10:18 am 0 comments

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, says the Transport Minister needs to outline the government’s plan for dealing with the backlog of provisional licences and driving tests, which is continuing to build up during the Coronavirus restrictions. Deputy Foley said; “Learner drivers here in Kerry, particularly in rural areas, are […]

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One More Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 In Kerry

One More Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 In Kerry

May 19, 2020 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

THERE was an increase of one in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county at 308. It is not known how many of the 307 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who […]

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Businesspeople and public representatives join together in The Square on Monday to launch the MyTralee movement from Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Public Asked To Show Solidarity With Businesses Through ‘MyTralee’ Movement

May 19, 2020 at 10:38 am 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber is calling on all businesses and the people of Tralee to be united in making sure no one gets left behind in the current COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the MyTralee movement, the Chamber is launching a new online business marketplace aimed at supporting businesses in the town […]

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Greens Call For Island Of Geese To Be A 100% Public Realm Space

Greens Call For Island Of Geese To Be A 100% Public Realm Space

May 19, 2020 at 10:10 am 0 comments

PLANS for the Island of Geese in Tralee should be revised in light of the Covid19 crisis, according to the Kerry branch of the Green Party. “We now need more open spaces in which we can move freely while maintaining physical distance,” said the party’s Tralee representative Anne-Marie Fuller. “This […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Host Free Information Webinar For Retail Businesses

May 19, 2020 at 10:01 am 0 comments

KERRY County Council will host a free information webinar this Wednesday for the retail trade in Kerry.  The webinar will provide advice and updates on the impact of the phased easing of the COVID-19 restrictions on the retail sector in the county. The webinar will be addressed by the Chief […]

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Cllr Pa Daly.

Call For COVID Payment For Those On Maternity/Parental Leave On Return To Work

May 19, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Pa Daly has called for parents on maternity or parental leave to be included in the Wage Subsidy Scheme upon their return to work. At the moment, these parents are being informed by the Revenue Commissioner that they are not covered by the wage subsidy scheme […]

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Gardai Arrest Man And Woman In Relation To Tralee Burglary

Gardai Arrest Man And Woman In Relation To Tralee Burglary

May 19, 2020 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Gardaí have arrested two people in relation to a burglary in Tralee, in the early hours of this morning. Shortly before 1am Gardaí from Tralee received a report from a member of the public of a possible break-in at a house on Chapel Street in Tralee. Gardaí attended and discovered two […]

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No Increase Again In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

No Increase Again In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 18, 2020 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was no increase again in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county at 307. It is not known how many of the 307 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who have […]

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Council Invites Businesses To Register For New Online Directory

Council Invites Businesses To Register For New Online Directory

May 18, 2020 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH many businesses reopening or preparing to reopen as part of the phased easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Kerry County Council is inviting businesses in the county to register for a new online directory of shops, trades and services which are currently open and operating across Kerry. The directory will include […]

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Cllr O’Brien Wants Féile Na mBláth To Take Place In August Or September

Cllr O’Brien Wants Féile Na mBláth To Take Place In August Or September

May 18, 2020 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has expressed concern at the risk that the Tralee Town Park Festival Féile na mBláth could be cancelled for this year and proposes it be moved to August or September. It was due to take place on the second weekend of June, but under the […]

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PHOTOS: GAA Club Raises Over €4,000 With Run4Pieta Event

PHOTOS: GAA Club Raises Over €4,000 With Run4Pieta Event

May 18, 2020 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT community effort has seen over €4,000 raised for Pieta House over the weekend. Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club ran the Run4Pieta event over Thursday, Friday and Saturday where over 400 people of all ages ran, walked, cycled and skated over 462km between them to raise much needed funds for […]

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Some of the cast of 'Hairspray' at rehearsals in Mercy Mounthawk last week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Production Nominated For Six Awards

May 18, 2020 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk has received six nominations in the Stagewise inaugural School Musical Awards competition. Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School staged their musical ‘Hairspray’ in January, in Siamsa Tíre. The show was a resounding success with a full house for all five performances. This year the school entered a new School Musical […]

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