Archive for March 10th, 2017

Killeen Road In Darkness For Seventh Night In A Row

Killeen Road In Darkness For Seventh Night In A Row

March 10, 2017 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

A STRETCH of the Killeen Road is in darkness for a week now resulting in a dangerous situation for road users and pedestrians. The road affected stretches from the roundabout at Shanakill to just beyond Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn school. A local resident contacted us today to say she rang Kerry County Council about […]

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NewsBrands Ireland Press Pass awards which took place at the Convention Centre Dublin.
Pictured from left: Kate NI Dhubhain - Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, An Daingean, Winner of the News category, SIofra O’Dwyer, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Winner of the Opinion category,  Jack Farrell, Causeway Comprehensive School, Kerry, Winner of the Photojournalism category, CaitrIona NI Chonaill, Colaiste Ghobnatan, Baile Mhic Ire, Winner of the Features category and Emma McGoey, Mean Scoil Mhuire, Longford, Winner of the Sports category.
Picture Colm Mahady / Fennells

Causeway And Dingle School Students Win National Journalism Awards

March 10, 2017 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

KERRY students have won awards in a national competition which develops literacy and critical thinking skills and leads students to analyse the society they live in. The winners of the NewsBrands Ireland’s Press Pass programme, were announced in Dublin today and out of the thousands of entries, Tomás Ó hUallacháin of Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, An Daingean, […]

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Tralee Jobless Figure Drops Slightly In February

Tralee Jobless Figure Drops Slightly In February

March 10, 2017 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

THE number of people signing on in Tralee dropped slightly last month. In the latest Live Register figures for Kerry from the CSO, it showed Tralee’s jobless figure dropped 17 to 4,535. Overall there has been a 13% drop in the number of people on the Live Register in Kerry in the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Alleged Approach To Child In Milltown

Gardaí Investigate Alleged Approach To Child In Milltown

March 10, 2017 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are looking into an incident where a man is alleged to have made an approach to a child which made her uncomfortable. The alleged incident happened in Ballyoughtra Heights, Milltown on Wednesday between 3.10 and 3.20pm. The young girl was walking in the area at that time when she said that […]

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Kerry For Choice Holds ‘Strike 4 Repeal’ In The Square

Kerry For Choice Holds ‘Strike 4 Repeal’ In The Square

March 10, 2017 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

KERRY for Choice took part in the nationwide Strike 4 Repeal in The Square, on International Women’s Day on Wednesday. “In the two hours we were there more than 130 people, from every demographic, came to show their support for a call for an immediate referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment,” said […]

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Olivia Derengowska, Rebecca Higgins, Aine O'Carroll and Ramona Tudorovici at the IT Tralee  Nurses and Agricultural Society Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From The ITT Students Ball At Ballyroe (Part 2)

March 10, 2017 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

HUNDREDS of IT Tralee students rocked Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night at the Nursing and Agricultural Society ball. Earlier we brought you some of the style from the event (click here for previous photos) and here’s the rest of our photos…

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Tralee Businesses Wanted To Take Part In Window Display Competition

Tralee Businesses Wanted To Take Part In Window Display Competition

March 10, 2017 at 2:28 pm 0 comments

TRALEE businesses are in with a chance of winning a cash prize if they enter a competition where they use Irish in their window display. Kerry County Council’s Irish language officer is hoping businesses in Tralee will enter this year’s An Fuinneog is Gaelaí competition ahead of St Patrick’s Day. Kerry County […]

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Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

March 10, 2017 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

It’s the weekend and before the green-hued madness of St Patrick’s Day takes hold, there’s still a few things to get up to this weekend… Friday 1. Have a laugh… If you fancy a some great entertainment this evening, acclaimed comedy act, Foil, Arms And Hog will be in Siamsa […]

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Tom Cooper, Dick O'Sullivan, Bryan Cooper, Tom Quane, Conor O'Neill and Murt Murphy at the Cheltenham Preview night at Skelper Quane's Bar on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Jockeys Look Forward To Cheltenham At Skelper Quane’s

March 10, 2017 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

A STAR-STUDDED line-up of racing experts were in Skelper Quane’s on Thursday night for a look forward to Cheltenham. In what’s become an annual fundraiser, jockeys Bryan Cooper and Philip Enright were joined by photographer Pat Healy of Listowel Races, bookmaker Berkie Browne and Conor O’Neill of Punchestown Racecourse on the panel. […]

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at the IT Tralee  Nurses and Agricultural Society Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Students Glam Up For Annual Ball In Ballyroe (Part 1)

March 10, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

NURSING and Agricultural Society students from the ITT arrived at Ballyroe House Hotlel on Thursday night for their annual ball. Around 340 people packed the hotel to enjoy a three course meal, before a band and DJ had them rocking into the night (and early morning). There was no shortage of style and glamour […]

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Dr Oliver Murphy, President, Institute of Technology Tralee and Ruth McCarthy, CEO, FEXCO Corporate Payments pictured at The Rose Hotel in Tralee ahead of the Cantillon Conference 2017.

IT Tralee and Fexco To Host Upcoming Cantillon Conference

March 10, 2017 at 9:58 am 0 comments

THE Institute of Technology Tralee in association with  FEXCO will host the upcoming Cantillon Conference 2017, Ireland’s only one-day financial technology discussion forum, on Thursday,  March 30. The annual conference is named after Ballyheigue native Richard Cantillon, an 18th-century banker, credited with the origin of the term entrepreneur and a […]

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