Archive for June 8th, 2017

Annascaul Celebrates Singing With Musical Festivities This Weekend

Annascaul Celebrates Singing With Musical Festivities This Weekend

June 8, 2017 at 11:10 am 1 comment

THE cream of West Kerry musical talent is due to gather in Annascaul village from Friday, June 9, to Sunday, June 11. Celebrating Singing 2017 aims to attract the public to the scenic village of Annascaul, and is dedicated to sharing the community’s musical festivities with some terrific free workshops, film screenings and singing sessions […]

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New Principal Appointed At Kerry College of Further Education

New Principal Appointed At Kerry College of Further Education

June 8, 2017 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

MARY Lucey has been appointed Principal of the Kerry College of Further Education in Tralee. With a well-established media-profile in Kerry, Mary has an excellent track record of over 20 years experience working in the third-level sector. She is known for her progressive and innovative leadership, with an excellent track […]

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Ballyheigue Pupils Create New Board Game For ‘Reign-y’ Days

Ballyheigue Pupils Create New Board Game For ‘Reign-y’ Days

June 8, 2017 at 10:55 am 1 comment

SIXTH class students Óisin O’Regan and Dara Donnelly from St Joseph’s N.S. Bouleenshere, Ballyheigue, have officially launched ‘Dragon’s Reign’. Óisin and Dara have been working on the project, a board game for 2-4 people, since last September as part of their Junior Entrepreneur Project. This board game has been produced locally […]

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Thousands Of Gaming Enthusiasts Expected At Insomnia This Weekend

Thousands Of Gaming Enthusiasts Expected At Insomnia This Weekend

June 8, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost here. Insomnia – Ireland’s biggest gaming festival, hosted by Multiplay Events – is coming to the INEC in Killarney  June 9 to June 11 and thousands of gaming enthusiasts are set to converge on Killarney. This year, there will be big names in attendance that include Gassy Mexican, Terroriser, NerdoutMusic, ChooChoosGaming, DAGames, Seapeekay, TheOrionSound, TheJMC and MiniMuka,who have a combined subscriber […]

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Úna O'Connell and Rachel Walsh who have begun fundraising for the Meningitis Research Foundation. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Rachel And Úna Set to Take A Dive For Meningitis Research

June 8, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

RACHEL Walsh, Ballyheigue, and Úna O’Connell, Kilflynn, will take part in a skydive on July 23 to raise vital funds for the Meningitis Research Foundation. They will hold a raffle in Kerins O’Rahilly’s club on July 1, with spot prizes donated by the generous businesses around Tralee. Rachel said; “The […]

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Aidan O'Mahony and Patrick Sayers with students of Presentation Primary School, celebrating the beginning of Sports Activity Week. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Presentation Primary School Pupils Enjoy Activity Week

June 8, 2017 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

AIDAN O’Mahony dropped into the Presentation Primary School on Tuesday to help them kick off Sports Activity Week. School’s throughout the country will take part in the Activity Week, which is part of a three year programme to get an Active Flag for their school. The Presentation Primary School are […]

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Met Éireann Issues Rainfall Warning For Kerry

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

THE weather hasn’t been great of late and I’m afraid it’s not looking good for today if Met Éireann are to be believed. They have issued a Status Yellow Rainfall Warning for Cork and Kerry until 8pm this evening. Heavy rain or thundery showers will occur at times during Thursday leading […]

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