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  • CBS 2nd year students who took part in a 30 day challenge.

    CBS Students Take Part In Climate Action Challenge

    THE 2nd year geography classes at CBS The Green, along with their teachers Ms.R Tobin and Ms. K Tobin took on an action project with a difference recently. For 30 days they committed to actively making small changes daily which will contribute positively to the climate emergency. Each student received […]

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  • Kerry MABS Launches Campaign To Help Public This Christmas

    Kerry MABS Launches Campaign To Help Public This Christmas

    KERRY MABS, the money advice and budgeting service is encouraging the public to be mindful of their realistic spending budgets this Christmas and to reach out to MABS to speak with a Money Advisor or to avail of their useful financial planning tools and information on www.mabs.ie for advice. Commenting […]

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  • €100,000 To Develop ‘Town Centre First Plan’ For Kerry Town

    €100,000 To Develop ‘Town Centre First Plan’ For Kerry Town

    KERRY County Council will receive €100,000 to develop the first ever Town Centre First Plan in the county for Milltown. As part of the initiative, the Council will be provided with the funding to support the development of its own unique master plan for Milltown. These Plans will be central […]

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  • Hannah Pinckheard.

    Tralee Woman Appointed To Arts Role In Kerry County Council

    KERRY County Council Arts Services has announce the appointment of Hannah Pinckheard as Assistant Arts Officer. A former student of Presentation Secondary School Tralee, Hannah went on to complete a degree in Architecture in Cork. She has a strong interest in visual arts programming and gained experience in this area […]

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  • Banna Beach Coastcare, winners of Big Beach Clean Award category.

    Banna Group Wins National Clean Coasts Award

    BANNA Beach Coast Care Group took home first place in the Big Beach Clean Award category for Ocean Hero 2021. The category celebrates the groups who did incredible work over Clean Coasts’ annual Big Beach Clean weekend by hosting their own clean-up events. Each year, the Ocean Hero Awards honour […]

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Balloonagh Church To Host Concerts Of Music From The Movies

Balloonagh Church To Host Concerts Of Music From The Movies

December 8, 2021 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

NOW this is something to interest both music and movie lovers this weekend. The Scotia Ensemble orchestra and Tralee singer Caitriona O’Sullivan will present an evening of music from popular film soundtracks at Balloonagh Church this Sunday. Sounds Of Cinema is taking place over two shows at 3pm and 7pm, […]

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St John Of God Services in Monavalley

Sponsored: St John Of God Invites Application For Two Positions

December 8, 2021 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

ST John of God Kerry Services are inviting applications for the following posts within their Services supporting adults and children with an intellectual disability. Instructor Community Integration & Day Services (Two Positions Available) (Full Time, Permanent Contract & Specified Purpose Contract) This role will support individuals to create opportunities to […]

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Short Film Funded By Kerry County Council Wins Award

Short Film Funded By Kerry County Council Wins Award

December 8, 2021 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

THE winner of the Kerry Short Film Bursary in 2020, has been awarded Best Irish Short Film at the Foyle Film Festival in Derry. This award puts the film, which was shot in Castlegregory,  in consideration for the BAFTAs & Academy Awards. Kerry County Council and the Arts Council of […]

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Tralee man Fionn Van der Noll contributed to the 'Make Your Mark' exhibition.

Siamsa Tíre Makes Its Mark With New Free Art Exhibition

December 8, 2021 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

A NEW free art exhibition, ‘Make Your Mark’, a free art exhibition featuring works by local and national printmakers, is running at Siamsa Tíre until January 15. The exhibition has just been launched in its gallery to showcase its new brand identity.  This identity draws on Siamsa Tíre’s history, its connection with its local community, and […]

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Jimmy Moloney.

Cathaoirleach Thanks Kerry Public For Co-operation During Storm Barra

December 8, 2021 at 11:49 am 0 comments

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Jimmy Moloney has thanked members of the public in Kerry for their patience and co-operation during Storm Barra. He paid tribute to local authority staff and the emergency services for their work in dealing with road closures and other challenges over the past […]

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Sponsored: Treatments To Make Your Hands Look More Youthful

Sponsored: Treatments To Make Your Hands Look More Youthful

December 8, 2021 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Beauty expert, Mary O’Donnell, on skin treatments for your hands available at the Cosmetic and Hair Restoration Clinic at the Bon Secours in Tralee… From constant use of hand sanitiser, we are looking at our hands more than ever. They are drier and we are seeing imperfections. Some of us are […]

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Council Crews Continue To Deal With Impact Of Storm Barra

Council Crews Continue To Deal With Impact Of Storm Barra

December 8, 2021 at 10:57 am 0 comments

THE main Tralee to Castlemaine Road has now reopened. It’s just one of many roads around the county now clear again after the damage caused by Storm Barra, including the road at Rathass (UHK) and Main Street in Ballybunion. Council crews are dealing with issues as they emerge and the […]

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A tree down in Tralee Town Park. Photo: Kerry County Council Facebook Page

Council Provides Update On Disruption Caused By Storm Barra

December 7, 2021 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council and the Kerry Severe Weather Coordination Team say there are an increasing number of roads closed or blocked because of fallen trees, electricity poles and spot flooding around the county as Storm Barra continues to cause disruption. The main road between University Hospital Kerry and County Buildings […]

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Fr Sean Jones with Sharon Roche and her son Joshua  at the Remembrance Tree outside the Motor Tax Office on Princes Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

Remember Loved Ones Lost To Suicide At Ceremony This Sunday

December 7, 2021 at 4:12 pm 0 comments

PEOPLE who miss loved ones who have passed away over the years are invited to a ceremony next Sunday at 3pm in Tralee. For the past 10 years, Sharon Roche from Tralee has held a short ceremony in December at a special ‘Remembrance Tree’ set up outside Tralee Municipal District/Motor Tax […]

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Conor Hayes and Colin Griffin in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Austin Stacks v Kerins O’Rahillys On County Final Day

December 7, 2021 at 2:09 pm 0 comments

WHILE the weather wreaks havoc outside today, a different kind of storm hit Austin Stack Park on Sunday when the Rockies and the Narries met. The first all-Tralee Kerry SFC final in decades was a tense affair with Austin Stacks emerging as deserving winners in the end. We were there […]

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Storm Barra Batters Kerry With Worse To Come This Afternoon

Storm Barra Batters Kerry With Worse To Come This Afternoon

December 7, 2021 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council and the Kerry Severe Weather Coordination Team are reminding members of the public to remain indoors and not to travel due to the extremely dangerous and hazardous conditions caused by Storm Barra. The Council is advising that wind speeds will increase significantly over the coming hours as […]

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Gardaí Appeal To Public For Witnesses To Vehicle Incidents

Gardaí Appeal To Public For Witnesses To Vehicle Incidents

December 7, 2021 at 10:59 am 0 comments

GARDAI are seeking the public’s help in relation to two incidents relating to vehicles at the weekend. On Saturday, December 4, between 1.30pm and 2.10pm, on Pembroke Street, the owner of a vehicle returned to find items taken from a black Fiat car. The vehicle was locked and there was […]

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New President of Tralee Chamber, Nathan McDonnell (right) accepts the chain from outgoing President Kevin McCarthy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nathan McDonnell Is New President Of Tralee Chamber Alliance

December 6, 2021 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

NATHAN McDonnell – managing director of Ballyseedy has been elected as the new President of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Nathan takes over from Kevin McCarthy, managing director of the Garvey Group having been elected at last week’s AGM which took place online. Following his election Mr McDonnell said: “I’m delighted to […]

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Gardaí Appeal To The Public To Exercise Caution During Storm

Gardaí Appeal To The Public To Exercise Caution During Storm

December 6, 2021 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

AN Garda Síochána is appealing to the public to take care and exercise caution as ‘Storm Barra’ impacts across the county tomorrow. Met Éireann issued a red wind warning for Kerry come into effect from tomorrow at 6am until 9pm at which time it reverts to an Orange warning. Gardai […]

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Council Issues Advice And Makes Preparations For Storm Barra

Council Issues Advice And Makes Preparations For Storm Barra

December 6, 2021 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has issued advice in response to the Status Red Wind Warning issued for Kerry earlier today. The Council has initiated its Severe Weather Emergency Plan and is fully engaged in preparing for Storm Barra given the potential for fallen trees, power outages, damage to property and coastal […]

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Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH/PHOTOS: The Rockie Road To Success On County Final Day

December 6, 2021 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

“OH to be a, oh to be a Rockie!” Stacks fans woke up this morning with the sweetest feeling in the world…a winning one. It was a truly memorable afternoon for all involved in Austin Stacks GAA Club as everything went right for them on county final day. Watch a short […]

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Status Red Wind Warning For Kerry

Status Red Wind Warning For Kerry

December 6, 2021 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

A STATUS Red Wind warning for Kerry and Cork has been issued by Met Éireann. It has been upgraded from the Orange warning issued yesterday for Storm Barra. Southwesterly winds later veering northwesterly will reach mean speeds in excess of 80 km/h with severe or damaging gusts in excess of 130km/h. Due […]

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Kerins O'Rahillys fans in the stand. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Supporting The Blues On County Final Day

December 6, 2021 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

THERE were no chants or colourful parades, but Kerins O’Rahillys fans showed up in their droves yesterday for the county final to support their team. It was a hugely disappointing afternoon for them though, as they saw their side defeated to their rivals Austin Stacks on a day little went […]

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Keelan Crowe rises high to score Photo: Liam Ryan

Warriors See Off Moycullen To Set Up Cup Semi-Final Date With Éanna

December 6, 2021 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

Alan Cantwell on the InsureMyHouse.ie Pat Duffy National Cup 2021/2022 – Quarter Final on Saturday night in Tralee… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 77 Moycullen 62 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors will meet DBS Éanna in the semi-final of the InsureMyHouse.ie Pat Duffy National Cup after seeing off the challenge of Moycullen by 77-62 at […]

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Norma Foley.

Minister Foley Announces €1.5m In ICT Funding For Kerry Schools

December 6, 2021 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

MINISTER for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley has today €1.5m ICT funding for schools across Kerry to support the use of digital technologies within the classroom. This funding will issue to primary and secondary schools around the county in the form of grant payments, allowing schools flexibility in the […]

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Public Consultation Begins On County Development Plan

Public Consultation Begins On County Development Plan

December 6, 2021 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has commenced a three-month public consultation process on a new strategic plan which will govern planning and development in the county over the next six years. The Draft County Development Plan, which covers the period 2022 to 2028, is an extensive statutory plan which sets out how […]

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Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry On Tuesday

Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry On Tuesday

December 5, 2021 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

A STATUS Orange – Wind warning has been issued for Kerry, Galway, Clare, Cork and Limerick for this Tuesday. On Tuesday and Tuesday night, due to Storm Barra, southerly winds, later becoming to northwesterly, will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/hr with severe or damaging gusts of up […]

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Stacks players and fans celebrate. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Is Black And Amber As Austin Stacks Beat Great Rivals

December 5, 2021 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

AUSTIN Stacks fans will be ‘walking in a Rockie wonderland’ this winter after the club won its 13th senior county championship this afternoon in Austin Stack Park. They deservedly beat arch-rivals Kerins O’Rahillys by 0-13 to 0-10 to spark wild celebrations among their colourful supporters who ran onto the field […]

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An elated Dan O'Connor. Photo: Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: A Day To Remember For Everyone At Na Gaeil GAA Club

December 5, 2021 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

IF you’re anyway involved in Na Gaeil then you’re a happy camper this morning. The senior team’s heroic performance yesterday in Killarney beating Beaufort in the County Intermediate Club Final ensures they will be playing at the top table in contention for the Bishop Moynihan Cup next year. It’s been […]

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Niall O'Mahony and Diarmuid Herlihy celebrate. Photo: Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/REPORT: Na Gaeil Show True Grit To Win Intermediate Title

December 4, 2021 at 7:02 pm 0 comments

Na Gaeil 0-13 Beaufort 1-7 REMARKABLE. That’s one word to describe Na Gaeil’s victory this afternoon in Fitzgerald Stadium. Tenacious, determined, calm and lionhearted are a few more adjectives to throw at them. For a team whose preparation for this Intermediate Club Championship Final against Beaufort can at best be filed […]

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David Moran and Kieran Donaghy launching the Light Up For Lily Anna campaign this week.

Kieran And David Join Forces To Launch ‘Light Up For Lily-Anna’ Fundraiser

December 4, 2021 at 10:01 am 0 comments

THE school community at Holy Family NS have come together for a fund-raising drive in aid of childhood cancer. The school is hoping to raise awareness of the illness while also supporting 2nd class pupil Lily-Anna Sebestová who is currently receiving treatment for Rhabobmyosarcoma, a type of cancer. Last week Lily-Anna […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Combination Of Laughs, Tears And Romance

Finnegan On Films: A Combination Of Laughs, Tears And Romance

December 4, 2021 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Saturday’s films on RTE1, RTE2 and TG4 will take you through the full emotional wringer with laughs, tears and romance, and sometimes all three together… The story of Marley & Me (Saturday 3.30 pm TG4) is a true one based on a family that lived […]

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Met Éireann Issues Weather Advisory For Middle Of Next Week

Met Éireann Issues Weather Advisory For Middle Of Next Week

December 3, 2021 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

MET Éireann has issued a Weather Advisory for Ireland for the middle of next week. A spell of wet and very windy weather is expected to impact Ireland on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday the 8th December, with potential impacts including travel disruption and coastal flooding. There is also the potential […]

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Fionn O'Connor, Cian Griffin, Mattie Quill, Gearóid Ó Dálaigh, Tadhg Ó Sé and Leo Keane at the school on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Club Rivalries To The Fore At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

December 3, 2021 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

NOISE levels reached eardrum-worrying levels at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday as the school held a club colours day in anticipation of a weekend of finals involving Tralee clubs. While Na Gaeil looked like they just about shaded it in numbers, they were matched in volume by a sizeable Rockie […]

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Public Screening Of Eric Roche Documentary In Tralee This Saturday

Public Screening Of Eric Roche Documentary In Tralee This Saturday

December 3, 2021 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

MUSIC fans in Tralee should check out the screening of a new short documentary on the late Tralee guitarist Eric Roche this weekend. ‘Eric Roche — Still My Guitar Gently Weeps’ contains interviews with family and friends of the acclaimed guitarist. Made by his childhood friend, Riobaird Brosnan, the screening […]

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