Archive for January 12th, 2017

Ted Moynihan Named Kerry Person Of The Year

Ted Moynihan Named Kerry Person Of The Year

January 12, 2017 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

TED Moynihan been named Kerry Person of the Year by the Kerry Association in Dublin tonight. The Kerry Hospice Foundation chairman Ted Moynihan will be presented with the award at a gala ceremony at the Association’s annual Oiche Chiarrai which will be held at the  Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin on Saturday, March 4. […]

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Delegation ‘Very Pleased With Commitments’ To Progress On Macroom Bypass

Delegation ‘Very Pleased With Commitments’ To Progress On Macroom Bypass

January 12, 2017 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

A DELEGATION from Kerry County Council met with officials from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) in Dublin today to discuss progress on the provision of the Macroom-Ballyvourney bypass scheme. The delegation included Cathaoirleach Cllr Michael O’Shea, Chief Executive Moira Murrell, Director of Operations Charlie O’Sullivan and Cllrs Brendan Cronin, Johnny Healy-Rae, Mike […]

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Councillor’s Anger At Restricted Access To Cemetery Over Christmas Period

Councillor’s Anger At Restricted Access To Cemetery Over Christmas Period

January 12, 2017 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE councillor expressed her anger and frustration that people with mobility issues were not able to access Rath Cemetery for a five days over the Christmas period. Cllr Norma Foley brought up the issue at Monday’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. The Fianna Fail councillor […]

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Council Warning Motorists After Weather Affects Roads

Council Warning Motorists After Weather Affects Roads

January 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council is asking motorists to avoid the Conor Pass in west Kerry following heavy snowfalls and icy conditions. There has been snow at the county bounds on the N22 and driving conditions there are poor. In all parts of the county, motorists are asked to drive with care and […]

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Minister Finian McGrath (second right) with, from left; Kieran Diamond of Dept of Social Protection; Miriam Ryan, Manager Employability Service Kerry, Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Terry O'Brien and Denis O'Shea, Chairperson Employability Service Kerry, at the official opening of the Rock Street offices on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Offices For Service To Help People With Disabilities Find Work

January 12, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

THE new headquarters for Employability Service Kerry was officially opened yesterday by Minister Of State For Disability, Mr Finian McGrath. Located in Rock Street (next to Horan’s Fruit and Veg), the service works with jobseekers who have a disability and want to find full-time or part-time employment. They also provide an […]

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WATCH: The Snow Is Pretty Bad Up On The Conor Pass

WATCH: The Snow Is Pretty Bad Up On The Conor Pass

January 12, 2017 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

IT’S snowing around town this afternoon but it’s nothing compared to the weather on the Conor Pass this morning. Photographer Florian Walsh took this short video on the famous road and as you can see, it looks very dangerous…

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Gleneagle Group Records Operating Profit Of Over €1m In 2015

Gleneagle Group Records Operating Profit Of Over €1m In 2015

January 12, 2017 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

THE INEC is in find fettle. The group that operates the venue in Killarney recorded an operating profit of €1.05m in 2015 as revenues climbed 6pc to €24.8m. Accounts filed by Gleneagle Holdings (Killarney) show that the business maintained its level of operating profit in 2015, but an exceptional cost of €384,000 […]

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PHOTOS: Minister Opens New Down Syndrome Kerry Premises

PHOTOS: Minister Opens New Down Syndrome Kerry Premises

January 12, 2017 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

MINISTER of State for Disability Issues, Finian McGrath, was in town on Wednesday afternoon to perform the official opening of the new Down Syndrome offices at Balloonagh Estate. Located adjacent to Burns Pharmacy at the entrance to the estate, the new centre will provide vital and beneficial services to all their members […]

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Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

Sherlock Finale To Be Screened At Tralee Omniplex This Sunday

January 12, 2017 at 11:26 am 0 comments

THE Sherlock series on BBC has become hugely popular over the past number of years and fans will have a chance to see it on the big screen this Sunday. The Tralee Omniplex will show the Series Four finale ‘Sherlock: The Final Problem’ in the cinema at 8.45pm. Omniplex Cinemas […]

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