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  • Helen Costello and Shane O'Brien with younger members of Tralee RFC launching the fundraiser for juveniles' activities. Photo by Dermot Crean

    Clock Up Some Cash With Tralee Rugby Club’s ‘Lucky Minute’ Fundraiser

    TRALEE Rugby Club has launched a ‘Lucky Minute’ fundraiser this weekend to help with their juveniles section. They are inviting all club members, supporters and their families, and indeed people in the wider community to support the fundraiser, as it is this year’s only source of funding for the juveniles […]

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  • Ellie Stack, a 5th year student in Mercy Mounthawk won 1st prize in the 14-17 age category of the Cara Credit Union Art Competition with this entry.

    Imaginative Art From Prizewinners In Cara Credit Union Competition

    THE Cara Credit Union Art Competition 2020 results were announced recently with students in Tralee schools featuring among the prizes. This year’s theme was ‘Imagine More’, influenced by the creative role art plays in Irish society and it encouraged participants to unlock their imagination and look at how art inspires us and our […]

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  • The new Student Council at CBS The Green. Photo by Dermot Crean

    New Student Council Elected At CBS The Green

    CBS The Green unveiled their newly elected Students Council on Thursday. The potential leaders of the future held their training day last week with their liaison teacher Karen Tobin.  “It was a packed day of teambuilding activities ensured that they are ready for the task ahead. The students council has representatives from […]

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  • One of the suspected cannabis plants seized by gardaí yesterday.

    Gardaí Seize €4,000 Of Suspected Cannabis In South Kerry

    GARDAI in the Killarney District seized over €4,000 of suspected drugs yesterday. As part of Operation Thor, a day of action was conducted in the Caherciveen, Waterville, Caherdaniel and Valentia areas over a 24 hour period between Wednesday 25th and Thursday, 26th November. The operation commenced on Wednesday evening with two […]

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  • Colm Griffin of Purchase.ie.

    Local Company Donating To Pieta House Instead Of Having Black Friday Sale

    Purchase.ie the online store based in the Spa, Tralee is calling on people to think not about what they can do for themselves this Black Friday but what they can do for others. According to Managing Director Colm Griffin, 2020 has been a difficult year for the mental health of […]

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Five More Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 335 Reported Nationally This Evening

Five More Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 335 Reported Nationally This Evening

November 26, 2020 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of five COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were three additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 53 per 100,000 with 79 cases in the same period. The national incidence per […]

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Council And Chambers Appeal For Everyone To Shop Local This Christmas

Council And Chambers Appeal For Everyone To Shop Local This Christmas

November 26, 2020 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council and Kerry Chambers have joined forces to appeal to everyone in Kerry to support local shops and businesses this Christmas. They also want to encourage people to use a new online directory of Kerry businesses and services which they can support at this challenging time. Shopkerry.ie is […]

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Manor West Planning For A Safe And Relaxing Shopping Experience This Christmas

November 26, 2020 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

IF, as expected, retail outlets will open up fully next week, the message is Manor West Retail Park is ready. Like so many retail businesses in Kerry, it’s been extremely challenging for the over 650 people working in Manor West Retail Park, and a major focus for Centre Manager Derek […]

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PHOTOS: Brogue Decorations Bring Christmas Cheer In Bleak Times

November 26, 2020 at 11:40 am 0 comments

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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Five Additional Kerry Cases, 269 New Cases Reported Nationally

Five Additional Kerry Cases, 269 New Cases Reported Nationally

November 25, 2020 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of five COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were six additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 52 per 100,000 with 78 cases in the same period. Kerry is now at […]

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Participants at the start of the Santa 5k Run from the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

No Santa 5k Run/Walk Gathering, But People Can Still Have Fun

November 25, 2020 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

IT’S become a tradition at the Wetlands over the last number of years, but sadly the annual Tralee Santa 5k Fun Run will not be going ahead this December. The organisers made the decision following due to COVID-19 restrictions on mass gatherings, as the run attracted many hundreds of people […]

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Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul at the Donation Centre in Monavalley. Photo by Dermot Crean

SVP Tralee Hopes For Public Support As They Face Busiest Christmas In Years

November 25, 2020 at 10:50 am 0 comments

2020 has been a year for forget for most people. It has brought hardship, poverty, isolation and loneliness, but it has also shown the power of community and nowhere has this been more evident than at St Vincent de Paul. With just a month to go to Christmas, Manager at the […]

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Launching John Cleary's latest book at Blennerville Windmill on Saturday were  Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and John Cleary. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Cleary’s New Book Is A Picture Perfect Gift For Christmas

November 25, 2020 at 10:14 am 0 comments

By Con Dennehy Top Kerry photographer John Cleary has a keen eye for catching day to day life in Kerry and has now produced some of his stunning images in his fifth book which is set to take Kerry by storm. Every Picture Tells A Story, is the latest gem […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Transition Years preparing for the annual fashion show. From left; Adam Dinner, Coren Hughes, Bríd O'Brien, Róisín Reidy, Anna Kerdzaia, Daisy Nowak and Thomas Maguire. Photo by Dermot Crean

COVID Can’t Stop Annual Mercy Mounthawk Fundraising Fashion Show

November 25, 2020 at 9:52 am 0 comments

IN this most surreal of years, some things remain the same…well, sort of! The annual Mercy Mounthawk Fashion Show will return once again but, of course, it’s going to take place online due to COVID restrictions. “The theme of this year’s show is ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’. Reflective of the times we […]

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226 COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

226 COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

November 24, 2020 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening but it was below five so the exact number will be revealed tomorrow. There were six additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 60 per […]

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Brendan Culloty, Manager of Hugh Culloty; Ethan Fitzgerald, Student, Mercy Mounthawk; and Rachel Fitzgerald, Chairperson of Mercy Mounthawk Parents' Council.

Great Prizes In Raffle To Help Buy Technology Equipment In Mercy Mounthawk

November 24, 2020 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council is running a Christmas Technology Raffle with some fantastic prizes to be won by parents of students in the school. Tralee-based Aspen Grove Solutions has donated a generous amount of money to the parents’ council to help them raise funds for technology within the school. This […]

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Top Irish Artists For Series Of Performances At INEC

Top Irish Artists For Series Of Performances At INEC

November 24, 2020 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

DETAILS of a series of performances funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media set to take place in The Gleneagle INEC Arena this December were announced today. Under the Live Performance Support Scheme, the Gleneagle INEC Arena has been granted €400,000 to use in the […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students Conor Bradshaw, Dara Newsome and David Hughes with the two awards they won at Scifest 2020 last weekend. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Students Win Two National Scifest Awards

November 24, 2020 at 11:56 am 0 comments

THREE Mercy Mounthawk students were celebrating this week after winning two prestigious awards at Scifest 2020, which was held over the past weekend. Dara Newsome, David Hughes and Conor Bradshaw’s ‘Specs’ project — an adapted spectacle system for Dementia patients — won both the Intel Technology Award and the Boston Scientific […]

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Ballymullen roundabout.

Tralee Green Party Rep Calls For Greater Protection For Cyclists At Roundabouts

November 24, 2020 at 11:15 am 2 comments

THE Green Party Tralee representative has called for safe cycling routes on roundabouts after a young girl was knocked off her bike in a hit and run incident last week. Anne-Marie Fuller was speaking after the incident last Thursday evening where the girl received minor injuries after she was hit […]

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HQ Tralee And Listowel Affiliated To Newly Formed Network

HQ Tralee And Listowel Affiliated To Newly Formed Network

November 24, 2020 at 10:01 am 0 comments

HAPPEN, a network of co-working spaces in the Midwest region, was launched last week with HQ Tralee and Listowel affiliated to the newly formed group. The network, facilitated by Innovate Limerick and the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) in Clare, Limerick, and Tipperary, comprises both public and private co-working spaces across […]

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Free Online Yoga And Mindfulness Sessions Hosted By Healthy Kerry Website

Free Online Yoga And Mindfulness Sessions Hosted By Healthy Kerry Website

November 24, 2020 at 9:27 am 0 comments

BUILDING on the success of and feedback from the week-long Kerry Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest held in October, the interagency committee have organised a series of free online mindfulness and chair yoga sessions to take place for 15 minutes each weekday from Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 18. […]

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Six Additional Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 252 Cases Reported Nationally

Six Additional Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 252 Cases Reported Nationally

November 23, 2020 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of six COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were no additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 60 per 100,000 with 89 cases in the same period. The national incidence per […]

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Tralee Toastmasters Club Distinguishes Itself Yet Again

Tralee Toastmasters Club Distinguishes Itself Yet Again

November 23, 2020 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Toastmasters Club has been awarded the Presidents Distinguished Club designation for the 2019-20 program year. In the official notification received from Toastmasters International Board of Directors, they state that: “Distinguished Clubs provide a supportive and positive learning environment that guides members to success.  This superior member experience, in turn, helps […]

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Gardaí Seek Information On Hit And Run Incident In Tralee

Gardaí Seek Information On Hit And Run Incident In Tralee

November 23, 2020 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing to the public for information into a hit and run incident involving a young cyclist last week. On Thursday evening last, November 19 at about 7.15pm, a young girl was cycling at the Ballymullen roundabout towards the Tralee Harriers athletics grounds when she was struck […]

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Celebrating Gold Membership in the Origin Green Sustainability Programme are  Gearoid Linnane, CEO, Lee Strand (front) with back (l to r) James Sugrue, Plant Manager, Deirdre Foley, Farm Advisor, Maurice O’Connor, Production Manager, Ciara Herlihy, Assistant Technical Manager.

Bord Bia Awards Lee Strand Gold Membership In ‘Origin Green’ Programme

November 23, 2020 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

LEE Strand was recognised for their exceptional performance and commitment to sustainability with Gold Membership at the virtual Origin Green 2020 awards on Thursday, last. The online event was addressed by Charlie McConalogue, TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine and recognised twenty-six companies in the food and beverage sector […]

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Kerry Projects Win At All-Ireland Community Awards

Kerry Projects Win At All-Ireland Community Awards

November 23, 2020 at 10:25 am 0 comments

KERRY’S Dingle Food Festival and the Valentia Island Development Company were honoured at the all-Ireland Pride of Place community awards on Saturday evening. The awards, hosted by Marty Morrissey, took place online due to the Covid pandemic with 6,000 people logging in from across Ireland to see community groups pick […]

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Gardaí Seize €10,000 Of Suspected Cocaine In Listowel

Gardaí Seize €10,000 Of Suspected Cocaine In Listowel

November 23, 2020 at 9:57 am 0 comments

GARDAI seized over €10,000 of suspected cocaine in Listowel on Saturday. At around 4.30pm an off duty Garda saw a man enter an apartment in Listowel with something concealed under his top. This information was passed on to detectives from Listowel Garda Station and a surveillance operation was put in […]

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Mayor of Tralee Terry O'Brien with his wife Teresa,children Mark and Millie and Town Crier Tim Landers at the switching on of the Christmas Lights in Tralee. Photo: Domnick Walsh

WATCH: Mayor Of Tralee Switches On The Christmas Lights

November 22, 2020 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

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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318 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

318 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

November 22, 2020 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

KERRY has seen a rise of COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, but because the number was under five, the exact figure will not be revealed until tomorrow. There was one additional death reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

November 22, 2020 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

A STATUS Yellow Rainfall warning is on the way for Kerry taking effect tomorrow, Monday. Met Éireann has issued the weather warning Kerry as well as Clare, Connacht and Donegal. Heavy rain will arrive later Monday, Monday night and Tuesday may cause some river and localised flooding. It’s valid for a […]

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Front Row: Marie Healy (wife of the late Lauri Healy), Mary O’ Brien ( Friend of Lauri Healy) , Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union
 
Back Row: Helen Geary, Tom Lawlor, Suzanne Ennis, Sean Roche, Richard Bono all Cara Credit Union

Still Time To Apply For Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards

November 22, 2020 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

CARA Credit Union is welcoming funding applications for community projects through their Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. 21 community groups and charitable organisations have already benefited from the awards and Sean Roche, the Chairperson of Cara Credit Union’s Community Sponsorship Committee said; “Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos. […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media this Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media this Week

November 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm 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… Nightswimming… The canal swans, all grown up and out after dark. #tralee pic.twitter.com/PbcF0nbOnb — Anne Corkery (@CorkeryAnne) November 21, 2020 Glory be… […]

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Six Further Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 344 More Reported Nationally

Six Further Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 344 More Reported Nationally

November 21, 2020 at 5:47 pm 1 comment

KERRY has seen a rise of COVID-19 six cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were four additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 71 per 100,000 with 106 cases in the same period. The official number of […]

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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 0 comments

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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John O'Keeffe  with artist Mike O'Donnell at the painting of the Kerry great in CBS The Green sports hall. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mike Creates A ‘Wall Of Fame’ With Painting Of GAA Legend At CBS The Green

November 21, 2020 at 1:02 pm 0 comments

JOHN O’Keeffe has already been immortalised with his achievements on the field and his induction into the GAA Hall of Fame a few years ago, but now he holds a special place on a ‘wall of fame’ in the school where he taught for nearly three decades. Local artist Mike […]

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