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  • 18 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 1,378 More Nationally

    18 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 1,378 More Nationally

    THERE were 18 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 23 additional deaths reported nationally and 1,378 new cases. The age range of the 23 people who lost their lives to the virus is 61-99 years. The average age is 84 […]

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  • Status Yellow Low Temperature/Ice Warning Remains In Place Until Monday Morning

    Status Yellow Low Temperature/Ice Warning Remains In Place Until Monday Morning

    A STATUS Yellow – Low Temperature/Ice warning for Ireland will remain in place until Monday morning. The warning has already been in place for much of the weekend but will continue until Monday at 10am. It will be icy and very cold with lowest temperatures of -5 to -2 degrees […]

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  • PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

    PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

    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… A cold one… Snowcapped mountains overlooking Fenit pier #Fenit #Tralee #Kerry #SnowcappedMountains #January2021 pic.twitter.com/53HkgvYA0t — Shelagh❤ (@Shelaghk22) January 23, 2021 Winter beauty […]

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  • The presentation of funds to Ardfert/Kilmoyley Parish for the purchase of webcams.

    €12,600 Raised To Buy Webcams For Ardfert/Kilmoyley Churches

    A FUNDRAISER has set up to help buy webcams to be installed in Ardfert and Kilmoyley churches was a massive success with the community digging deep and to raise €12,600. The Ardfert and Kilmoyley churches are without webcams due to the costs associated with renovations on both churches in the […]

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  • Joanne Barry, Repertory Director, Siamsa Tíre and host of Sounds Like Folk Podcast as she interviews guests for the podcast series which launches 12 noon on Mon 1st February.

    Siamsa Tíre Hosts ‘Sounds Like Folk’ Podcast Series

    SIAMSA Tíre is launching a series of initiatives that support and engage with professional artists across Ireland to explore folk in all its forms and this includes a new podcast series beginning on February 1. For over fifty years, Siamsa Tíre has championed the importance of folk, community and creativity, but the interruption caused by COVID to traditional methods of collaboration and telling stories has seen the organisation experiment with new ways to achieve its […]

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36 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 1,910 More Nationally

36 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 1,910 More Nationally

January 23, 2021 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

THERE were 36 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 77 additional deaths reported nationally and 1,910 new cases. 76 of these deaths occurred in January, one in December. The median age of those who died is 84 years and the age […]

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Finnegan On Films: TG4 Proves A Good Place For Your Movie Fix

Finnegan On Films: TG4 Proves A Good Place For Your Movie Fix

January 23, 2021 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, looks at some great films on TG4 over the next few days… One of the most underrated channels for lovers of film is TG4. This week they have two films, different in tone and style, but both enjoyable in their own way. Seven Brides for […]

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Know Your Rights: How To Recognise A Scam And What To Do After

Know Your Rights: How To Recognise A Scam And What To Do After

January 23, 2021 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… WITH fraudulent behaviour at an all-time high, it’s important that we take time to familiarise ourselves with the signs of a scam and how to deal with it. Some […]

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Cumann Iosaef Community Centre is among the Tralee recipients of funding from the Government announced on Friday.

Tralee Community Groups And Projects To Receive Funding

January 23, 2021 at 10:19 am 0 comments

A NUMBER of community groups in the Tralee area were among those to benefit from €62,534 in funding for Kerry groups announced by the Government yesterday. In total 73 projects across Kerry were awarded funding under the Community Enhancement Programme. The initative is designed to support community groups, particularly in […]

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35 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 2,371 Reported Nationally This Evening

35 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 2,371 Reported Nationally This Evening

January 22, 2021 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

THERE were 35 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 52 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,371 new cases. 50 of these deaths occurred in January. The people who died were aged from 39-99 years. The incidence of COVID-19 in the […]

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Met Éireann Issues Nationwide Snow/Ice Warning

Met Éireann Issues Nationwide Snow/Ice Warning

January 22, 2021 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

  MET Éireann has issued a Status Yellow – Snow/Ice warning for Ireland this afternoon. There will be falls of hail, sleet and snow with icy and hazardous conditions. The warning is valid from 6pm on Saturday to 12 noon on Sunday. However, looking at the weather locally in the […]

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The new walkway which has opened near the car park at the lock gates at Lohercannon.

Jobs Created To Help Councils Expand Walking And Cycling Facilities

January 22, 2021 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

EXTRA employment will be created in Kerry County Council following an announcement of funding today from Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan T.D. for up to 248 new jobs in local authorities to expand walking and cycling facilities all over the country. As part of the plan developed by the National Transport […]

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Writer in Residence Máire Holmes gives a tutorial on Zoom.

Council’s Writer In Residence Continues Work During Lockdown

January 22, 2021 at 11:04 am 0 comments

KERRY’S writer in residence Máire Holmes has been at her desk in Galway working for the past nine months. Using online meetings and emails she has been connecting with and mentoring writers’ groups and writers, despite lockdowns and restrictions. Máire’s work with people has been extended thanks to funding from Healthy […]

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28 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 2,608 More Nationally

28 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 2,608 More Nationally

January 21, 2021 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

THERE were 28 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 51 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,608 new cases. 58 deaths occurred in January. There are three deaths where the date of death is under investigation. Those who died were aged between […]

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53 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 61 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

53 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 61 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

January 20, 2021 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

THERE were 53 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 61 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,488 new cases. 58 deaths occurred in January. There are three deaths where the date of death is under investigation. Those who died were aged between […]

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Ben Slimm.

Local Labour Party Activist Calls For Nurses And Midwives Registration Fee To Be Waived

January 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

TRALEE-BASED Labour Party activist, Ben Slimm, has called for the registration fee for nurses and midwives to be waived for 2021. Mr Slimm, who ran for Labour in the Tralee Electoral Area in the Local Elections in 2019, said nurses in University Hospital Kerry have been working so hard during this […]

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Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

January 20, 2021 at 10:51 am 0 comments

LORGE Chocolatier, has been announced as a finalist for this year’s National Enterprise Awards.  The awards, an initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices, will take place virtually on February 11. Lorge Chocolatier was selected to represent Local Enterprise Office Kerry at the awards and will compete against 29 other finalists […]

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33 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 93 More Deaths Reported Nationally

33 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 93 More Deaths Reported Nationally

January 19, 2021 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

THERE were 33 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 93 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,001 new cases. This is the highest amount of deaths reported at a daily briefing since the start of the pandemic. 89 of the deaths […]

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The Communication Board in Tralee Town Park playground.

Autism-Friendly Communication Board Installed In Town Park Playground

January 19, 2021 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

TRALEE is aiming to become an Autism Friendly Town and as part of achieving that ambition, Tralee Municipal District has installed a Communication Board in the playground at Tralee Town Park. The board, which is the first of its kind in Kerry County Council managed playgrounds, will assist those with […]

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Siamsa Looks For Groups And Artist To Join Them For A Folk Explosion

Siamsa Looks For Groups And Artist To Join Them For A Folk Explosion

January 19, 2021 at 11:26 am 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre invites artists and groups of all art forms to join together in a celebration of folk. Siamsa wants to reignite connections in the community with a ‘Folk Explosion’ which will herald the Summer Solstice, the height of summer and the most powerful moment of potential in the Celtic Calendar when […]

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Pa Laide CEO, Cara Credit Union and Sarah O’Regan Head of Credit, Cara Credit Union .

Cara Credit Union Approved As Lender Under Govt COVID Credit Guarantee Scheme

January 19, 2021 at 10:54 am 0 comments

CARA Credit Union, a member of Metamo, the joint venture between 16 Credit Unions and Fexco, has been approved as a lender under the Government’s COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme (CCGS). Cara Credit Union will now be able to provide Government backed loans directly to local SMEs, whose survival is critical […]

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SVP Tralee Warns About Door To Door Collection Scam In Town

SVP Tralee Warns About Door To Door Collection Scam In Town

January 18, 2021 at 6:17 pm 0 comments

ST Vincent de Paul in Tralee is warning the public about a scam involving two young boys calling to houses in Tralee. The boys are going house to house claiming to be collecting money for the charity. SVP Tralee says this is a scam. People should not hand over any […]

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29 More COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

29 More COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

January 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm 2 comments

THERE were 29 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were eight additional deaths reported nationally and 2,121 new cases. All deaths occurred this month and those who died were aged between 49 and 93. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county […]

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Anluan Dunne.

Kerry Greens Call For Speed Limit Bye-laws To Be Fully Implemented

January 18, 2021 at 12:08 pm 1 comment

SPEED limit bye-laws in Kerry should be fully implemented as soon as possible, according Anluan Dunne, chairperson of the Kerry branch of the Green Party. The speed limit review was finalised in early 2019 but two years on the bye-laws enacting 30 km/h limits are still not completely enacted in […]

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Track marks caused by scramblers in the Banna dune area.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Greater Protection Of Sand Dunes

January 18, 2021 at 11:57 am 0 comments

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Deirdre Ferris has called on the council to do more to protect sand dunes and other protected areas along our coastline. In a motion before today’s monthly council meeting, Cllr Ferris has said that anti-social and illegal behaviour is putting these vulnerable areas at risk. […]

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€20,000 For Public Amenity Space At Tralee Walkway

€20,000 For Public Amenity Space At Tralee Walkway

January 18, 2021 at 11:16 am 0 comments

NINE Kerry projects have received €191,711 under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure scheme. It includes €20,000 for the development of a public amenity space at Tralee Bay Coastal Walkway at Lohercannon. Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley and Fine Gael Kerry TD Brendan Griffin have welcomed the announcement. Continued […]

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43 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 2,944 Reported Nationally This Evening

43 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 2,944 Reported Nationally This Evening

January 17, 2021 at 6:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 43 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 13 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,944 new cases. All deaths occurred this month. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county over the past 14 days is now 1,045.3 per 100,000 […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 17, 2021 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

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… Amazing work from Mike… Why would you want a ladder when you have a decent stack of books? #Derryquay #School #Kerry pic.twitter.com/T0XBeJtSq2 […]

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49 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 60 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

49 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 60 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

January 16, 2021 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 49 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 60 additional deaths reported nationally and 3,231 new cases. Of these, 59 deaths occurred in January. One death occurred in December. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county over the past […]

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Here’s Where That €1m Ticket Was Sold In North Kerry

Here’s Where That €1m Ticket Was Sold In North Kerry

January 16, 2021 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

A SERVICE station in Listowel, has been announced as the store where Ireland’s newest millionaire bought their winning €1 million Daily Million ticket. The National Lottery has revealed that the Fitzgerald Centra filling station on Church Street, Listowel, is the store where this lucky player bought their winning Daily Million […]

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Cllr Asks Council To Look At Making Canal Safe For Swimming

Cllr Asks Council To Look At Making Canal Safe For Swimming

January 16, 2021 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has called for the Council to look at making swimming safe again in the canal. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris was asking for an update on the progress of the feasibility report for the canal in Tralee in the North Kerry Blueway at the online meeting of Tralee […]

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Finnegan On Films: Some Movies Choices On Netflix And On TV This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Some Movies Choices On Netflix And On TV This Weekend

January 16, 2021 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan takes a look at some good movies on TV this week and available on Netflix…  A Beautiful Mind (Saturday 9.20pm TG4) is the story of John Nash, a mathematical genius who went on to win the Nobel Prize for Economics. However, the film starts in his early days […]

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90 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Reported This Evening

90 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Reported This Evening

January 15, 2021 at 5:56 pm 1 comment

THERE were 90 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 50 additional deaths reported nationally and 3,498 new cases. All of the deaths occurred this month. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county over the past 14 days is now 1,134.7 per […]

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Daly Expresses Disappointment At Decision To Move Courts From Tralee Courthouse

Daly Expresses Disappointment At Decision To Move Courts From Tralee Courthouse

January 15, 2021 at 5:43 pm 1 comment

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has expressed his disappointment with the Courts Service decision to move courts away from Tralee Courthouse to another site in the town. Deputy Daly says he has been informed that the Courts Service has made a decision not to refurbish the Courthouse on […]

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The Tralee Amenity Walk.

Joint Policing Committee Supports CCTV On Tralee Amenity Walk

January 15, 2021 at 1:40 pm 1 comment

MEMBERS of the Kerry Joint Policing Committee this morning approved a Data Protection Impact Assessment prepared in respect of the operation of a CCTV system as part of the Active Travel Project for Tralee Amenity Walkway. The CCTV cameras will operate on the Tralee Amenity Walk from the junction of Casement […]

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