Archive for June 14th, 2017

Blue is the colour…Pupils from Castledrum National School, County Kerry, helped raise the Blue Flag on Inch Strand,  one of  Kerry County Councils 14 Blue Flags beaches for the 2017 season. Kerry beaches have again maintained their excellent standard this year with the awarding of 14 Blue Flags for 2017 by An Taisce – The National Trust for Ireland, raising the Blue Flag was, Gavin Sheehan, Eden Murphy, Carla Evan, Tirna Murphy, Kielan Foley, Dylan Ladden, Jamie Ladden, Sophie O’Connor.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***/NO REPRO FEE***

Inch Strand Has Had Some Good Publicity This Week

June 14, 2017 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IT may have come in for mention as a great surfing spot by a famous rock star on Sunday, but it was Inch Strand’s environmental quality that was recognised today with the official raising of its Blue Flag. Members of Kerry County Council were present to raise one of the county’s 14 Blue […]

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Book On Great Famine In Tralee And North Kerry Launches Next Week

Book On Great Famine In Tralee And North Kerry Launches Next Week

June 14, 2017 at 2:52 pm 1 comment

A NEW book by a Ballyheigue native focussing on the Great Famine in Ireland and how it affected Tralee and north Kerry in particular, will be launched in O’Mahonys Bookshop in town next week. In ‘The Great Famine in Tralee and North Kerry’, author, Bryan MacMahon charts the various stages of […]

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Jade and Mai Moynihan at the 'Arrival Of Summer' party at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Brogue Inn Soirée Heralds The Arrival Of Summer Season

June 14, 2017 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A HOST of people involved in the tourism industry in Tralee were invited to a special night in Kirby’s Brogue Inn last night. It was all to herald the start of the summer season at the Rock Street institution where there will be live music seven nights a week and […]

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Lorraine Carey and previous winner daugher Elise Carey-McGibney 9

Poetry Talent Runs In The Family As Lorraine Collects Prize

June 14, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

A FENIT woman was a finalist in a recent all-Ireland poetry competition organised by Trócaire with Poetry Ireland. Lorraine Carey from Fenit, entered the competition on the theme of ‘Before the Storm’ and came joint-runner up.. 2017 is the third year Lorraine attended the annual awards ceremony, but this time it […]

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Is Your Estate Or Garden Worthy Of A Tralee Tidy Towns Award?

Is Your Estate Or Garden Worthy Of A Tralee Tidy Towns Award?

June 14, 2017 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year when people take even better care of their businesses, gardens and estates to impress the national Tidy Towns judges who have awarded Tralee the Gold Medal for the past five years. Well there is also a local competition and applications are now open for people […]

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