Archive for March 23rd, 2017

PHOTOS: It Was A Colourful Day At KCFE Today

PHOTOS: It Was A Colourful Day At KCFE Today

March 23, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE end of year Colour Fun Day took place in the Kerry College for Further Education on Thursday, March 23, from 11am until 1 pm. The Sports Therapy First Year students came up with the idea that staff and students would run, walk or dance their way through a 5km route after first getting colourful. All […]

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Mikey McCarthy, Kerry Travellers Health and Community Development Project, Mary Cahill O'Connor, Anita Quilligan, Annette Leahy, Nora O'Brien, Sinead Donnelly, Shanakill Family Resource Centre, Helen Parker, CH Chemist, Junior Locke, Shanakill Family Resource Centre, and Maeve Fitzgerald, Marie Keating Foundation at the coffee morning held at Shanakill Family Resource Centre. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Coffee Morning For Cancer Awareness Held At Shanakill Family Resource Centre

March 23, 2017 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

SHANAKILL Family Resource Centre, Rahoonane Community Centre and Kerry Travellers Health and Community Development Project organised a coffee morning at Shanakill FRC on Thursday, March 23 in order to raise awareness around cancer. The date was decided so that it would coincide with the anniversary of the the first ever Daffodil Day in Ireland, […]

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Doireann Barrett, The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, Maura Sheehy, Maura's Cottage Flowers and Catriona Py Collins, CPC Marketing Consultants at the launch of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Towns event at the Castle Street on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Support At Launch Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Town Event

March 23, 2017 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE crowd turned up in Bank of Ireland, Castle Street on Wednesday night for the launch of Tralee Enterprise Town. The launch, which had Mayor of Tralee, Terry O’Brien in attendance, saw businesses, sports clubs, charities and community organisations from all over the town register to showcase their organisations at […]

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21/03/2017. FREE TO USE IMAGES. Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund. Pictured are winner Kerry Recovery Haven, from left, Alison Canavan Wellness Coach, Kenneth Reynolds, Karen O'Donohoe GIY and Amy OíShaughnessy from Energia at the presentation of the ëEnergia Get Ireland Growing Fundí celebration. GIY and Energia are supporting community projects all across the country to the tune of Ä70,000, today (March 21sT) community and voluntary organisations have been granted funds to start or further develop a community food-growing project in their area. Picture: Patrick Browne

2017 ëEnergia Get Ireland Growingí fund awards grants of Ä70,000 to projects across 31 counties in Ireland


The Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund run by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia today (March 21st) awards a fund of Ä70,000 to food growing projects by community groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations all across the country.


The teams behind 85 community projects are today all being granted with funds for their unique plans. Groups from Kerry to Donegal and beyond will be presented with their funding amounts ranging from Ä500 to Ä2,000.


Projects set for support include a grow garden for the Irish Wheelchair Association Centre in Carlow, the provision of tools and seeds for the Horticulture course at the Ballymun Adult Read and Write Scheme, project funding for a community garden initiative for the South Inner City Community Development Association supporting residents of the Liberties, a food growing project for Galway Simonís new Residential Service ëTuÌ Bhrianí in Galway City which currently caters for youths aged 18 to 25 years of age. In Monaghan a funding award goes to Youth Work Ireland in Clones; they plan to use a derelict piece of land behind their youth cafe to build a vegetable patch. In Kerry a funding award goes to the Recovery Haven ñ Organic Fruit and Veg Garden Club, the team behind the Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer

Three Tralee-Based Community Projects Receive Funding

March 23, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  THREE Tralee-based groups will benefit from funding as part of the Get Ireland Growing Fund run by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia. There are 85 winners of the grants nationally from a fund of €70,000. Rath Oraigh Childcare (€500), TIRC Women Group (€1,000) and Recovery Haven (€2,000) in Tralee will […]

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Ciara Mulcare and Tanya Sheehan at Kerry ETB Education and Training Fair at the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Huge Crowds Attend Kerry ETB Education and Training Fair

March 23, 2017 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB held its annual Further Education and Training Fair, on Wednesday from 10am to 6pm at the Brandon Hotel, with a massive turnout of people visiting throughout the day. The event was free and demonstrated a variety of interactive skill demonstrations ranging from stonecutting, to 3D printing that can make prototypes, culinary arts, […]

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at the ITT Ball in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Glamour From The IT Tralee College Ball At Ballyroe

March 23, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 250 people glammed up on Wednesday night for the IT Tralee College Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There was a James Bond theme to this year’s event with Martinis upon arrival courtesy of Students Union, while there were no doubt a few guests shaken and stirred by the end […]

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Ms Dineen and Ross McBride with the Spike Ball Leaders of Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Students Organise Spikeball Tournament At Mounthawk

March 23, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year students of Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School organised a spikeball tournament for primary school students around Tralee on Wednesday. The TY Students have been coaching pupils from primary school all around Tralee to play Spikeball over the course of six weeks. They began in December, training CBS Primary School, […]

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