Archive for March 8th, 2017

Five New Jobs To Be Created At Acorn Life In Kerry

Five New Jobs To Be Created At Acorn Life In Kerry

March 8, 2017 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

ACORN Life is embarking on a nationwide recruitment campaign with five new roles available in the Kerry region. The Life Assurance Company, which has an office in Ashe Street, Tralee, recently won the Deloitte Best Managed Companies (BMC) Award, and say they have over 100 roles to fill nationwide. They are […]

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24 Patients On Trolleys At UHK On Wednesday

24 Patients On Trolleys At UHK On Wednesday

March 8, 2017 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are 24 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry today according to the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO) Trolley Watch figures. The HSE is advising non-urgent patients that they may experience significant delays there and says if people’s needs are not urgent, that they contact their GP first to explore other options, […]

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Councillor Wants Defibrillator Placed In Tralee Town Centre

Councillor Wants Defibrillator Placed In Tralee Town Centre

March 8, 2017 at 3:11 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE councillor proposed that a defibrillator be placed in a public place in Tralee town centre, at the recent meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Fianna Fail councillor, Norma Foley, said that as the capital of the county, the town needed a debrillator as if there was […]

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Pat Turner, Ann O'Shea, Marilyn O'Shea, Martin Brosnan and Gillian Goggin at the official launch of Darkness Into Light. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Darkness Into Light Tralee Gets Town Centre Office To Take Registrations

March 8, 2017 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness Into Light Tralee group will open for registration for this May’s event at their temporary headquarters in the town centre on Saturday The Darkness Into Light group has been allowed to use the premises on Castle Street, which used to be Divas and Dudes, for the next few months. All funds […]

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Gorka’s Appetite For Success Grows After National Awards

Gorka’s Appetite For Success Grows After National Awards

March 8, 2017 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED chef was feted by judges at a major national event last week. Head Chef at The Grand Hotel, Gorka Arrieta, won a Silver Medal for his salted cod dish and a merit award for his lamb dish at the Catex Exhibition 2017 in Dublin More than 10,000 industry professionals were […]

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New €1.5m ‘Restaurant 58’ Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

New €1.5m ‘Restaurant 58’ Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

March 8, 2017 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is huge excitement amongst the team at Ballygarry House this week as the doors have opened to Restaurant 58, the newest addition to the four-star property. The name is derived from its origins in 1958 when the hotel first opened. Development began in late September on the former hotel restaurant, […]

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Castle Bar Looks Forward To Rollover Rollercoaster Of A Week For Cheltenham

Castle Bar Looks Forward To Rollover Rollercoaster Of A Week For Cheltenham

March 8, 2017 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

CHELTENHAM week is coming and there’s some line-up of craic planned for The Castle Bar. It all revolves around their famous Rollover competition where thousands of euros will be won. Running since 1998, it has now grown to the stage where there are over 115 entries for this year so far. At €100 per entry, that’s a lot […]

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Ted and Breda Moynihan and Family and the Committee of the Kerry Association in Dublin

Ted Honoured In Dublin With Kerry Person Of The Year Award

March 8, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 people in Ballsbridge Hotel gave a standing ovation to Ted Moynihan as he entered the ballroom on the arm of the Cathaoirleach of the Kerry Association in Dublin, Leesha Duffy on Saturday. Ted was with his family in Dublin to accept the Kerry Person Of The Year 2017. The award was in […]

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Vincent's Shop on Castle Street, Tralee.

St Vincent De Paul Shop Plans A Birthday Bash

March 8, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

ST VINCENT de Paul on Castle Street, will celebrate their first birthday on Thursday, March 16 and to mark the day, the shop will hold celebrations in the shop all day long. Refreshments will be available on the day, some face painting for kids (young and old!), a raffle for some great […]

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