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  • Kerry Cases Increase By 13 With 772 More Reported Nationally

    Kerry Cases Increase By 13 With 772 More Reported Nationally

    KERRY has seen a rise of  13 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, with six additional deaths. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 272 per 100,000 with 403 cases confirmed in the same period The official number of COVID-19 cases in […]

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  • €10,000 Of Advertising To Be Won In Christmas Window Display Competition

    €10,000 Of Advertising To Be Won In Christmas Window Display Competition

    TRALEE Chamber Alliance is calling on the businesses of Tralee to use the next few weeks to unravel the fairy lights, dust off the tinsel and ‘tell their Christmas story’ as they launch a Christmas Window Display competition. Chamber Retail Team Chairperson, Sandra Rusk announced the competition today with prizes of […]

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  • RSA Advise Caution For Road Users During Status Orange Wind Warning

    RSA Advise Caution For Road Users During Status Orange Wind Warning

    THE Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking Kerry road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the weekend as Met Eireann has issued an Orange weather warnings for strong winds on Saturday morning and a Yellow warning until 3pm that afternoon. Drivers are being warned that on top […]

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  • Gavan Ring, Paula Hughes, Lisa Dowdall and Kenneth Rice who delivered the concerts this week.

    Concerts Lift Spirits Of Residents And Staff At Kerry Nursing Homes

    AFTER their heartwarming visits in August, Covid Care Concerts returned to residential care homes in Kerry this week, bringing music and memories to some of those most affected by the COVID19 pandemic. Funding from Creative Ireland Kerry brought the concerts to residential care home settings in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel and […]

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  • New Book On History Of Kerry Published

    New Book On History Of Kerry Published

    A NEW book which charts the long and diverse history of County Kerry, in many of its aspects, has been published by Geography Publications as part of its series of county histories. The 650-page Kerry: History and Society is number 28 of the acclaimed series which when complete, will have […]

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Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry

Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry

October 30, 2020 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

MET Éireann has upgraded its wind warning for Kerry tomorrow to Status Orange. A Status Yellow warning was previously issued, but Kerry, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork and Waterford will see much stronger winds for a time on Saturday morning. Strong southerly winds veering southwesterly associated with Storm Aiden will […]

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Increase Of 21 In Kerry, 866 More Cases Reported Nationally

Increase Of 21 In Kerry, 866 More Cases Reported Nationally

October 29, 2020 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of 21 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while six additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 270 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 400 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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The participants, barbers and volunteers from Recovery Haven at the shave-off in the Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Recovery Haven Takes Its ‘Movember Challenge’ Online

October 29, 2020 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven, is calling on the men of Kerry to join them this November as they take their annual Movember challenge online Current Covid19 restrictions mean that the charity will not be able to run its popular Movember event as they have done in previous years. However, […]

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Gardaí In Tralee Remind Public That ‘Trick Or Treating’ Not Permitted This Halloween

Gardaí In Tralee Remind Public That ‘Trick Or Treating’ Not Permitted This Halloween

October 29, 2020 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are encouraging parents to have a discussion with their children to explain why they can’t go out trick or treating this weekend, while extra gardaí will be on patrol this Saturday night to curb any anti-social behaviour. Community Policing Officer, Garda Mary Gardiner, acknowledged that young children […]

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Gardaí Investigate Suspected Arson Incident At Monavalley

Gardaí Investigate Suspected Arson Incident At Monavalley

October 29, 2020 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing to witnesses following a suspected arson attack at a business in Monavalley Industrial Estate on Wednesday afternoon. At around 4.25pm emergency services received a call that two trucks were on fire at the Dillon Waste facility in Monavalley. The fire service quickly attended the scene […]

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Met Eireann.

Weather Advisory Issued By Met Éireann

October 29, 2020 at 11:21 am 0 comments

IT looks like the unsettled weather will be with us for the next few days as Met Éireann has just issued a Weather Advisory for the whole country and a Status Yellow Wind Warning for much of Saturday. We’re already in a Status Yellow Rainfall Warning until early on Friday […]

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Kieran Donaghy in one of his skills videos uploaded to Warriors social media pages.

Warriors Launch Campaign To Help Keep The Club Going

October 29, 2020 at 10:17 am 0 comments

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors have set up a gofundme page to help them get through what is a difficult time for the basketball club. The Men’s Superleague season has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions and with numerous costs involved in running the club, they need all the help they can […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Remains Open Through Level 5 Restrictions

October 29, 2020 at 9:08 am 0 comments

KERRY Airport will remain open throughout the current Level 5 restrictions, and beyond, serving passengers travelling on the twice daily Kerry-Dublin route. Prior to announcing the cancellation of flights from all regional airports for a four-week period from November 14th, Ryanair had already reduced the frequency of services to London-Luton […]

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Kerry Cases Increase By 17 With 675 More Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Increase By 17 With 675 More Reported Nationally

October 28, 2020 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of 17 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while six additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 283 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 418 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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Deputy Pa Daly.

Deputy Daly Says Reopen The Marts Immediately

October 28, 2020 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

SINN Féin’s Kerry TD Pa Daly, has made an urgent call for marts to re-open immediately. Deputy Daly said the situation in Kerry was particularly poor in relation doing business online as rural broadband was “non-existent”. “The closure of the marts as part of Level 5 lockdown measures is proving […]

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SPONSORED: Ballyseedy Home & Garden Reinvent For Level 5

October 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

BALLYSEEDY Home & Garden are now offering a Take-Away Service as well as a Heat at Home Box which is delivered to your door. Commenting on the new offering Nathan McDonnell, MD of Ballyseedy said; “This year is all about resilience, innovation and keeping our customers safe. It’s been quite […]

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Tesco Staff In Tralee To Dress Up This Halloween To Help Children’s Hospital

Tesco Staff In Tralee To Dress Up This Halloween To Help Children’s Hospital

October 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

TESCO staff in Tralee and around the country are dressing up to help raise awareness and funds for CHI at Temple Street this Halloween. They are planning to keep spirits high for shoppers for the annual ‘Trick or Treat for Temple Street’ which runs from Monday, October 26 to November […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide with Sarah O’ Regan Head of Credit at Cara Credit Union.

SPONSORED: Cara Credit Union Supporting Local Businesses With Low-Cost Flexible Loans

October 28, 2020 at 10:04 am 0 comments

CARA Credit Union with branches in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin have extended the hand of friendship to businesses in their communities. The expansion of their suite of Business loans now include loans for tax purposes spanning to longer term loans up to €175,000. Cara Credit Union are offering great value, […]

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Kerry Cases Up By 21 With 720 More Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Up By 21 With 720 More Reported Nationally

October 27, 2020 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of 21 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while five additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 280 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 414 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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Maura Sullivan and Andrea O'Donoghue of Kerry Hospice Foundation with the Silles family Paula, Amy, Luke, Oran and Tony who handed over a cheque for €3,720 on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Silles Family Raises Thousands With Drive-Thru Coffee Morning For Hospice

October 27, 2020 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE family handed over a cheque for €3,270 to the Kerry Hospice Foundation on Tuesday. Paula Silles and her husband Tony have been organising a coffee morning event every September for the past 15 years. It normally entails opening up their home in Corraghlea East to people who enjoy […]

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Gardaí Investigate Break-In At Tralee Sports Complex

Gardaí Investigate Break-In At Tralee Sports Complex

October 27, 2020 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are asking for any information in relation to a break-in at Tralee Sports Complex. At approximately 4.45am on Monday morning, the complex in Liosdara, Oakpark was entered illegally. It appears the perpetrators were looking for cash but they left empty-handed. If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area around […]

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Gardaí Warn People About Blackmail/Extortion Scam On Facebook

Gardaí Warn People About Blackmail/Extortion Scam On Facebook

October 27, 2020 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are asking the public to be aware of a blackmail/extortion scam they had reported to them last week. An anonymous female contacted a male on Facebook and sent him a sexually explicit video and photos purporting them to be of herself. She requested the man to do […]

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Heavy Rain On The Way For Kerry On Thursday

Heavy Rain On The Way For Kerry On Thursday

October 27, 2020 at 1:33 pm 0 comments

THE weather is quite mixed at the moment, but it’ll get worse later on this week. This morning, Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Kerry, Clare, Cork, Limerick Connacht and Donegal for all of Thursday. Heavy and persistent rain will fall overnight Wednesday through to Friday […]

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18 More Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 939 Reported Nationally This Evening

18 More Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 939 Reported Nationally This Evening

October 26, 2020 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of 18 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while three additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 299 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 443 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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Michelle Greaney (left) of Optimal Fitness looking forward to the 5k/10k Road Race on New Year's Eve. Photo by Dermot Crean

Michelle’s Fundraiser To Get You Active Within Your 5k During Level 5 Restrictions

October 26, 2020 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE run performance coach is encouraging people to get out and exercise over the next five weeks while also donating to a great cause, the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching says running and exercises are hugely important for health and mental resolve and staying active, especially […]

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Councillor Calls For Painting Scheme To Enhance Towns And Villages

Councillor Calls For Painting Scheme To Enhance Towns And Villages

October 26, 2020 at 10:38 am 0 comments

A KERRY County Councillor  has called for the rollout of a painting scheme across all towns and villages throughout County Kerry. Councillor Michael Cahill raised the matter at a recent Municipal District meeting where he said a competition could be organised with prizes given to the top artists. “The introduction […]

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Christina Fealy and Emma O’Shea marshalling on last year’s Killarney Historic Rally.

Kerry Motor Club Signs Up To Programme Promoting Women In Sport

October 26, 2020 at 10:25 am 0 comments

KERRY Motor Club has become the first motorsport club in Ireland to gain 20×20 status. 20×20 is a nationwide programme to promote the active role women play in sports clubs all over Ireland, as competitors or on management and committee level. The north-Kerry-based motor club will now work with the […]

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Kerry Cases Up By 41 With 1,025 More Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Up By 41 With 1,025 More Reported Nationally

October 25, 2020 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of 41 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while no additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 291 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 431 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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Jennifer Boyle & John Keane (Parent Council members) with Terence Dineen (Principal) and Lisa Harkin look on as Luke Boyle. George &Sam Keane admire Lisa's painting with John Hume's words 'The answer to difference is to respect it'.

Inspirational Murals Celebrated At St Joseph’s NS In Ballyheigue

October 25, 2020 at 11:21 am 0 comments

TWO murals were officially celebrated at St Joseph’s NS in Ballyheigue during the week. The murals, painted by a former pupil, were inspired by two significant deaths over the past few months, that of George Floyd and John Hume, as principal of the school Terence Dineen explains. “During the lockdown […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 25, 2020 at 10:13 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… Lockdown can’t stop a good walk…   View this post on Instagram   Autumn in the Park 😊 #tralee #kerry #parks #ireland […]

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Some Spooky Stories From Local Actors On Halloween Weekend

Some Spooky Stories From Local Actors On Halloween Weekend

October 25, 2020 at 10:13 am 1 comment

IF you’re looking for some fun and a few spooky stories for the Halloween weekend, then a local drama production will deliver the thrills on YouTube. ‘The Philomena Dramatics’ will present ’24 Hours Of Horror! Story-Terrors’ on the social media platform next Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. Written […]

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Philip Nugent, Lynn Haughton and Martin Tobin launching the Green Alley Awards.

Kerry Start-Ups Encouraged To Enter Green Alley Awards

October 25, 2020 at 10:11 am 0 comments

THE Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and the European Recycling Platform (ERP), Ireland’s only pan-European compliance scheme for WEEE and Waste Battery compliance, has called on Kerry start-ups to enter the 2020 Green Alley Awards, Europe’s first start-up awards scheme for the circular economy. The awards are aimed […]

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Kerry Cases Rise By 40 With 879 More Reported Nationally This Evening

Kerry Cases Rise By 40 With 879 More Reported Nationally This Evening

October 24, 2020 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of 40 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while four additional deaths were reported, all of which occurred this month. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 269 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 398 cases confirmed […]

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Principal Robbie O'Connell pins a 'Keep Smiling' badge on a Senior Infants pupil at Blennerville NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Blennerville Pupils Encouraged To ‘Keep Smiling’ Through Tough Times

October 24, 2020 at 9:38 am 0 comments

THERE was great fun at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville on Friday as children dressed up for a Halloween party before the well-earned mid-term break. And when they resume their studies in just over a week’s time, the Principal will have a surprise to cheer them up during these tough […]

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Organisers present the proceeds of this year's 54321 Challenge to representatives from Enable Ireland, Kerry Hospice and Skellig Stars.

54321 Challenge Raises Nearly €35,000 For Three Great Causes

October 24, 2020 at 9:38 am 0 comments

THE gruelling 54321 Challenge was held back in August and raised nearly €35,000 for three worthy causes. The challenge, which started eight years ago with a team of five people taking part over four days, completing three cycles, and climbing two mountains for one cause – a local charity. The […]

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