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Participants at the start of the Ardfert Harvest Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fifth Annual Ardfert Cycle To Take Place This Sunday

April 26, 2018 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

THE time has almost arrived for the 5th Ardfert Annual Cycle in aid of Ardfert School Building Fund  and all is ready for what should be another great event this Sunday, April 29 at 10am. This is a departure from the previous year’s cycle which took place in September and […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Slams Government Over Lack Of Treatment Facilities For Ardfert Woman

April 26, 2018 at 10:28 am 0 comments

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Toiréasa Ferris has slammed the treatment available to a young Ardfert woman who suffers from a chronic eating disorder. Cllr Ferris said the response offered by the HSE and government ring hollow for Daniella Russell — who suffers from Anorexia — and her family who […]

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The Russell Cup being presented to the Under 15 Captain Jordan Kissane by Chairman of Kerry Post Primary Schools GAA and teacher at CBS The Green, Fergus Clifford.

REPORT: CBS The Green Wins Russell Cup After Win Over Great Rivals

April 26, 2018 at 9:36 am 0 comments

A report on the Kerry Colleges A U15 Football Russell Cup between CBS The Green and St Brendan’s Killarney on Wednesday afternoon, supplied by CBS… Tralee CBS 4-9 St Brendan’s Killarney 2-11 TRALEE CBS recaptured the U15 Russell following a three year absence following a hard fought victory over holders St […]

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Susan Carey.

Susan Urges Kerry People To ‘Kiss Goodbye To MS’

April 25, 2018 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE woman is hoping Kerry people join in Multiple Sclerosis Ireland’s campaign to help ‘Kiss Goodbye to MS’ and raise funds for MS Research and vital services. The organisation is calling on supporters to support the campaign during the month of May. Susan Carey was diagnosed at 14 years […]

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Siobhan Stack of Ulluv.

Tralee Start-Ups Make Regional Shortlist For National Awards

April 25, 2018 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

THREE Tralee-based companies are among six Kerry start-ups to make the regional shortlist for the National Startup Awards. StoryStock.com and myAccessHub are based in the Tom Crean Centre at Kerry Technology Park while Ulluv has a base in HQ Tralee. They are joined by Expert Software Test (Killorglin), Hazel Comyn Designs (Cahersiveen) and […]

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Cadburys Have A €500 Voucher Up For Grabs At IT Tralee On Friday

Cadburys Have A €500 Voucher Up For Grabs At IT Tralee On Friday

April 25, 2018 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

CADBURYS are coming to IT Tralee on this Friday and they have a real treat for students. The chocolate company is giving them the chance to earn some extra cash and to try out their Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Sandwich. There will be plenty of these new bars to get […]

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Manor West Food And Craft Fair Awards Launched

April 25, 2018 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

MAYOR of Kerry, John Sheahan, launched the Manor West Food and Craft Fair Awards at the Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park last Friday. The awards, in association with the Kerry Local Enterprise Office (LEO), will be an opportunity for Kerry’s finest food producers and craftspeople, whose thriving businesses […]

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KCFE Invites Employers To Recruitment Day At The College

KCFE Invites Employers To Recruitment Day At The College

April 25, 2018 at 10:49 am 0 comments

EMPLOYERS in Kerry and beyond are invited to attend a Recruitment Day being held at Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee on Monday, April 30 between 12noon and 2pm. The Recruitment Day event is being held in response to demand from leading employers and companies who wish to recruit KCFE […]

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The CBS The Green team who are aiming to win the National CanSat Final this week.

CBS The Green Team Are Azores-Bound If They Win National CanSat Final

April 25, 2018 at 8:57 am 0 comments

A TEAM of students from CBS The Green are in the final of the national CanSat Competition. They won the South-west finals in March held in LIT Limerick defeating Castletroy College and now have a chance to progress to the European Space agency finals held in the Azores in June during […]

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BIM To Award €3,500 Towards Proposed Diving Boards At Fenit

BIM To Award €3,500 Towards Proposed Diving Boards At Fenit

April 25, 2018 at 8:57 am 0 comments

THE Restore Fenit Diving Boards Campaign (RFDBC) received a major boost on Friday when Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) awarded the project a substantial grant of €3,500 towards the cost of the new diving boards. However, a meeting between RFDBC committee and Kerry County Council — where it was expected a […]

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Drink-Driving Numbers Still On The Rise In Kerry

Drink-Driving Numbers Still On The Rise In Kerry

April 25, 2018 at 8:56 am 0 comments

KERRY’S top Garda has expressed his exasperation that the numbers of people drink-driving in the county are still on the increase. The latest figures were revealed at the latest Joint Policing Committee meeting at Kerry County Council last Friday by Kerry Garda Division Chief Supt Tom Myers. “I cannot understand […]

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Breda O'Callaghan receives  her car from CEO of Cara Credit Union Pa Laide. Also included is Breda's mother Peggy King, General Manager at McElligott's Tralee Donal Lynch, Karen Delaney, Cara Credit Union, Breda's sister Michele King, McElligott's Brand Ambassador David Moran, Tim Kerrisk of McElligott's and Suzanne Ennis and Marcella Herlihy of Cara Credit Union. Photo by Dermot Crean

Breda Collects Her Brand New Car After Winning Cara Credit Union Draw

April 24, 2018 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

IT was fitting that the car came in black and amber as a Tralee woman collected her Kia Stonic after winning the Cara Credit Union’s Members Car Draw. Breda O’Callaghan from the Spa had her name was picked from their live draw on Thursday March 29, the day they officially changed […]

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Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

Time To Prepare For The Annual Kerry Camino

April 24, 2018 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry Camino was launched yesterday and organisers expect around 200 walkers from far and wide will take part in the annual event on routes from Tralee to Dingle. The three day walk will take place on the May Bank Holiday weekend, May 4-6, with a registration/information evening at The […]

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Young Arthur O'Brien lets the ball fly as his dad Arthur, mom Mary, brother Daniel and Josh Corbett, activity facilitator at Our Lady of Fatima Nursing Home look on. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Boccia Buddy Brings Happiness To CBS Pupil Arthur

April 24, 2018 at 11:19 am 0 comments

A YOUNG pupil at CBS Primary School who uses a wheelchair due to a rare condition, is now able to take part in a sports activity thanks to a kind-hearted employee of Our Lady Of Fatima Nursing Home. Six year old Arthur O’Brien was born with a rare condition called […]

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Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

Local Hair And Beauty Salon To Help Out Palliative Care Unit

April 24, 2018 at 10:15 am 0 comments

A LOCAL hair and beauty salon has will raise funds during the month of May for a great cause. Ballybeg Hair and Beauty are doing a month long initiative to support the Palliative Care Unit at UHK. “We all love to look and feel good and at Ballybeg Hair and […]

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Golf Classic To Raise Funds For Tralee Rowing Club

Golf Classic To Raise Funds For Tralee Rowing Club

April 24, 2018 at 10:14 am 0 comments

TRALEE Rowing Club has organised a Golf Classic fundraising event this Saturday at Castlegregory Golf Club. Everybody is welcome to participate in this Four Ball Scramble competition, including people new to golf and juniors. Tee Times will be between 8am and 3pm and there will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd […]

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Workshops To Be Held At Libraries During Bealtaine Festival

Workshops To Be Held At Libraries During Bealtaine Festival

April 24, 2018 at 10:14 am 0 comments

A SERIES of workshops will take place around the county this May for the Bealtaine festival which celebrates creativity as we age. This year, Kerry County Council in association with Kerry Libraries and co-funded by the Arts Council is bringing workshops in creative writing, visual arts and feltwork to libraries […]

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Aidan O'Carroll of Avalanche Designs receives his award from Gavin Duffy of Dragon's Den fame.

Ballyduff Man’s Company Wins National Award

April 24, 2018 at 9:55 am 0 comments

A BALLYDUFF man has won a major business award. Aidan O’Carroll of Avalanche Designs won the eCommerce & Web Development award at the Business All-Stars in Croke Park last week. The Business All-Stars is an annual competition designed to identify, recognise and accredit Irish companies and individuals that have distinguished themselves in the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Burglaries In Tralee

April 23, 2018 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a burglary at a business premises and a break-in to a house in Clogherbrien. In the early hours of Thursday morning, April 19, the Fone Dealz shop on Castle Street was broken into and a number of Apple and Samsung phones were taken. Meanwhile, over […]

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Michael Healy Rae helps Leah Flahive, Leanne O Grady, Rebeckah Crean, Niamh Canty,  Faye Mullvihill, Lynn Moriarty, Liam Halpin, Caoimhe O Connell and KDYS Director Tim O'Donoghue launch The Ring of Kerry Cycle #teamkdys at the annual KDYS Youth Day in the INEC.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

PHOTOS: Around 1,500 Young People Enjoy KDYS Youth Day

April 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

KDYS Youth Day at the INEC Killarney on Sunday brought together well over 1,500 young people from all over the Kerry. While the day was fun packed with youth activities it also saw Kerry’s young people lead and launch the “KDYS Building Futures” campaign, an exciting vision for all young people […]

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WATCH: Frankie From Celsius Ropes In Liverpool Legend To Make Draw

WATCH: Frankie From Celsius Ropes In Liverpool Legend To Make Draw

April 23, 2018 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

YOU’VE got to hand it to him, he’s got star quality. The ace marketing team at Celsius Menswear on Russell Street capitalised on the visit of Jamie Carragher to Killarney at the weekend when they got the Liverpool legend to make their weekly draw at a special meet and greet […]

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Man Rescued By Fenit RNLI Lifeboat After Boat Overturned

Man Rescued By Fenit RNLI Lifeboat After Boat Overturned

April 23, 2018 at 11:49 am 0 comments

A MAN was rescued by Fenit RNLI Lifeboat on Saturday after his boat overturned in the water near Derrymore Island. Following a call for assistance from Valentia Coast Guard at 4.47pm on Saturday, the volunteer crew of Fenit RNLI launched the Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) with a full crew on board […]

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Top Part And Baile Mhuire Combine For Competition To Win A Bike For A Fiver

Top Part And Baile Mhuire Combine For Competition To Win A Bike For A Fiver

April 23, 2018 at 11:03 am 0 comments

TO take part in the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, you need a good pair of wheels, so Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older Persons and Top Part Tralee have teamed up to give someone a chance to get their hands on a fantastic bike for as little as […]

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Pictured  from left are Pat Murphy, Cathal Foley and Brendan Kelly all from Tralee at The Unsung Hero Charity Cycle 2018 which also saw Tour de Munster's official charity partnership announcement at Ballyseede Home & Garden Centre, Tralee on Saturday, April 21st.  Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster Branches are again the main beneficiary of this year's charity cycle which takes place from August 9th-12th. Cyclists also have the option to select their own beneficiary and raise awareness for it. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. NO FEE FOR REPRO

PHOTOS: A Magical Weekend For A Great Cause At Ballyseedy

April 23, 2018 at 10:57 am 0 comments

IT was an amazing weekend of fundraising at Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre as the Kerry Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) hosted the inaugural Unsung Hero charity cycle. Over 25o cyclists gathered there on Saturday morning and set off to west Kerry to pay homage to renowned explorer Tom […]

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WATCH: Wonderful Beach Art In Ballybunion Highlights Important Issue

WATCH: Wonderful Beach Art In Ballybunion Highlights Important Issue

April 23, 2018 at 9:29 am 0 comments

IN case you missed it, they created something amazing on Ballybunion beach at the weekend to highlight the issue of plastic in our oceans. Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. A tremendous amount of work went into […]

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Megan O'Sullivan and Geraldine Harnett, Head of Dept of Nursing at ITT with Elaine and Fiona Reilly the IT Tralee Spring Open Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Getting A Feel For College Life At IT Tralee Spring Open Day

April 22, 2018 at 10:37 am 0 comments

THERE was a steady stream of visitors all day at IT Tralee as the college held its Spring Open Day on Saturday. Staff and current students were present at a number of stands to explain about the courses , facilities and support services for prospective students. There was also course […]

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Getting ready for the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Glorious Morning For Na Gaeil’s Annual Cycle

April 22, 2018 at 10:37 am 0 comments

YOU couldn’t ask for a better morning for a cycle on Saturday, as around 90 people set off from the Na Gaeil Club in Killeen. Their annual cycle was brought forward from August this year and was a great way to warm up for the Ring of Kerry Cycle in […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 22, 2018 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Well done to all on highlighting homelessness… Thank you to […]

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Burglaries Down But Increase In Vehicle Thefts In First Quarter Of 2018

April 22, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

THE latest crime figures from the Kerry Garda Division show that burglaries were down in the first quarter of 2018 compared to same period last year, but vehicle thefts were up considerably. The statistics were revealed at the Joint Policing Committee meeting at Kerry County Council on Friday morning by […]

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Timmy Culloty under pressure from Ricky Heffernan. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PHOTOS/REPORT: Na Gaeil See Off Finuge To Advance To Semi-Final

April 22, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran saw Na Gaeil advance to the semi-final of the Junior Premier Championship with a win over Finuge on Saturday evening… Finuge 1-4 Na Gaeil 2-17 The Junior Premier County Club Championship game played in Finuge on Saturday evening finished in an comprehensive win for Na Gaeil over their […]

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