Archive for April 29th, 2017

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Rainfall Warning For Kerry Tonight And Tomorrow

April 29, 2017 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT good news. The weather is a bit showery and blustery so far today and it’s not going to get better anytime soon according to Met Eireann. In fact they have issued a Yellow Status rainfall warning for Cork, Kerry and Limerick. Between 20 and 35 mm of rain expected […]

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Maeve Moriarty, Consulting, Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell-O’Connor, TD, and Tom O’Leary Co-Founder, HQTralee, at the Launch of HQTralee, Co.Kerry, the first recipient of Vodafone and SIRO’s, Gigabit- Hub Inititative.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS***/NO REPRO FEE***

PHOTOS: HQ Tralee Plans To Attract Workers Back To Town And Help Retailers

April 29, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

HQ TRALEE announced their plans for expansion yesterday, at the unveiling of the business centre as first  hub to receive two years of free gigabit fibre broadband from Vodafone and SIRO. But they also announced two new initiatives which will help workers return to town and also assist local retailers in adjusting to e-commerce. Continued […]

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Rebecca Dennehy and Sadhbh Norris signing the 'Earth Day Pledge' at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Belatedly Celebrates ‘Earth Day’

April 29, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

EARTH Day may have been last Saturday, but the students of Mercy Mounthawk decided to celebrate it this Friday to raise awareness of environmental issues. “We’ve put up a pledge about climate change where students vow to do their best to take care of the environment,” said Transition Year student, Nicole […]

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Tralee Boxer Picked On Munster Team For Tournament In England

Tralee Boxer Picked On Munster Team For Tournament In England

April 29, 2017 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE boxer has been picked for the Munster team to go to the Hull Box Cup to be held in the Yorkshire city from June 5-7. Patrick McCarthy of Tralee Boxing Club will box for Team Munster in the Hull  the 3rd Annual Hull Box Cup in Hull Boxing Centre. The […]

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Dr Caitlin: All You Wanted To Know About ‘The Kissing Disease’

Dr Caitlin: All You Wanted To Know About ‘The Kissing Disease’

April 29, 2017 at 10:24 am 1 comment

Dr Caitlin O’Connor of Tralee Medical Centre at St Brendan’s Park on Glandular Fever, sometimes known as ‘the kissing disease’… What is glandular fever? Glandular fever is a viral infection caused by a member of the herpes virus family, the Epstein-Barr virus. The virus multiplies in the cells at the […]

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Mickey Boyle fires a shot at goal. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: Kerry’s Twin Towers Could Influence A Win Over Westmeath

April 29, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on Kerry’s match in the Leinster Hurling Championship Round Robin Round 2 this Sunday against Westmeath… There are six changes to the Kerry hurling team for the game v Westmeath on Sunday in Mullingar. Rory Horgan moves to fullback with James O’Connor coming in at corner back. Jack Goulding, […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Handsome Devil’ Is Another Irish Gem

McCann At The Movies: ‘Handsome Devil’ Is Another Irish Gem

April 29, 2017 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie reviewer, John McCann, says the Irish movie conveyor belt is stronger than ever with the release of Handsome Devil… As a big fan of The Stag and with the high quality of Irish movie releases in recent times, there was a lot to look forward to in director John Butler’s […]

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Know Your Rights: Not Going To College? What Are Your Options?

April 29, 2017 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I’m leaving school soon but I don’t want to go to college. What other options do I have? Answer: You could consider looking for an apprenticeship. An apprenticeship involves […]

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28-4-2017: Today marked the official opening of the new Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub.  The new facility, powered by eir, provides state-of-the-art services for start-up companies to establish, expand and collaborate with other businesses, not just in Dingle but across Ireland and internationally. The Hub plans to support the creation of over 100 full time jobs in five years.The Dingle Hub is a community enterprise initiative supported by a range of significant partners including eir, Dingle Business Chamber, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Kerry County Council and Net Feasa. Focusing on three key areas - Music/Film-making, Animation and Internet of Things (IoT), the Hub will place a significant emphasis on creativity and the role it can play in supporting and developing businesses.
 
eir is providing an extensive and scalable communications infrastructure which includes a 1 Gigabit dedicated fibre connection, hosted voice services and Wi-Fi. Having access to high-speed internet connectivity in a remote rural

Dingle Business Hub Aims To Create 100 Jobs In Five Years

April 29, 2017 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

A BUSINESS hub in Dingle, which aims to create 100 jobs in the next five years, was launched in the west Kerry town yesterday. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD performed the official opening of the Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub (The Dingle Hub) on Friday. […]

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