Archive for April 17th, 2015

The Dingle Basking shark.

VIDEO: Dingle Adventurer Has Close Encounter With Basking Shark

April 17, 2015 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  A KAYAKER off the shores of Dingle had a close encounter with a basking shark on Thursday evening. John O’Leary of Irish Adventurers based in Dingle, was enjoying the fine weather yesterday, kayaking off the Kerry coast when a mammoth-sized basking shark decided to make itself acquainted with the aquatic thrill-seeker. […]

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Pictured at the launch of Irelandways.com at th Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre on Wednesday night were, from left; Grace O'Donnell, Kerry Camino; Roland Monsegu, Irelandsways.com; Frank Hartnett, Kerry County Council; Mayor of Tralee, Jim Finucane, Ingrid Boyle, Kerry Camino; Emmett Roche, Irelandways.com and Maria Golpe, Irelandways.com. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Camino Gets Huge Boost As International Journalists Sample The Walk

April 17, 2015 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a fantastic boost for a local tourism attraction this week as journalists from Ireland, the UK and the US sampled the delights of the Kerry Camino. The Kerry Camino is described as a “walk in the footsteps of St. Brendan, the Navigator, as a walker or pilgrim, on this […]

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Five Things You’ll See This Weekend During The Fine Weather

Five Things You’ll See This Weekend During The Fine Weather

April 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Temperatures are set to rise over the next few days, but we have a tendency to over-react when we get a fine spell in April. Here’s a few things you may see in town over the weekend… 1. The sight of a hastily-prepared BBQ With our unpredictable weather, we’re rarely […]

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GIFS: Google Street View Tracks Changes To Tralee During The Recession

GIFS: Google Street View Tracks Changes To Tralee During The Recession

April 17, 2015 at 9:59 am 1 comment

SINCE around about the time the ‘Celtic Tiger’ hit a nosedive, there have been a few structural changes to the town landscape and surrounding areas. Even though construction work slowed  to a trickle compared to the boom years, there were a few projects in Tralee between 2009 and now that […]

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Presentation Girls Win Overall National AIB Build A Bank Award

Presentation Girls Win Overall National AIB Build A Bank Award

April 17, 2015 at 9:58 am 1 comment

IT was a dream ending for a group of Presentation Tralee students on Thursday, when they won the national final of the AIB Build A Bank Award in Dublin. The AIB Build a Bank Challenge sees a team of six students selected to set up and manage a bank in their […]

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Colin Pope, Enterprise Ireland, Michael Crawley, Mór Active and Oliver Kirwan of Elite Events at the Kerry LEO Free Seminar on ‘Building a Business on Your Ideas’ at the ITT on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry LEO Holds ‘Building A Business’ Seminar

April 17, 2015 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTY-FIVE businesses  availed of the opportunity to attend a Kerry Local Enterprise Office free seminar on Thursday entitled, ‘Building a Business on Your Ideas’ at the Sólás Building at the ITT. The seminar, which was delivered in conjunction with the Irish Patents office, provided an insight into intellectual property rights (patents, trade […]

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Diabetes Ireland To Hold Meeting In Tralee Next Week

Diabetes Ireland To Hold Meeting In Tralee Next Week

April 17, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  DIABETES Ireland will hold a meeting in Tralee which will focus on the practice of good management of diabetes in daily life and how it can be harmful when not controlled properly. The meeting which will be called ‘Head to Toe Management’ will be held in the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday, […]

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