Archive for June 29th, 2017

Tralee Woman Appointed Coroner For South And East Kerry

Tralee Woman Appointed Coroner For South And East Kerry

June 29, 2017 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new coroner for South and East Kerry is a Tralee woman. Solicitor, Aisling O’Sullivan-Quilter has been appointed following the retirement of Terence Casey in May and will preside over inquests of people from South and East Kerry at Killarney Courthouse. Ms O’Sullivan-Quilter, who practices at her father’s firm, Philip O’Sullivan and […]

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Kielduff native, Michelle Moore, with architects Dermot Bannon and Ciaran Ferrie after winning the award yesterday in Dubin Castle.

Kielduff Native Teams Up With RTE Star To Win National Design Challenge

June 29, 2017 at 4:35 pm 1 comment

A KIELDUFF native’s idea won the Overall Award at the Homes for Smart Ageing Universal Design Challenge announced yesterday in Dublin. Michelle Moore (née Savage) came up ‘The Abhaile Project’ which she founded and developed with well-known architect Dermot Bannon of RTE fame and another architect Ciarán Ferrie. Michelle — a […]

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Teresa Higgins-Walker, Lee Strand presents Dianne Crean, Principal Ballincrossig NS, Ballyduff with a Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools €500 cheque
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Ballincrossig NS, Ballyduff wins €500 in Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools June Draw

Ballincrossig NS in Ballyduff was presented this week with a Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools €500 cheque. Speaking at the presentation Principal Dianne Crean stated “Ballincrossig N.S. were thrilled to win €500 in the Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools. Grandmothers, grandfathers, aunties, uncles and cousins as well as parents were enlisted to collect Mighty Mikey Milk mascots. The €500 will be used to procure another raised bed for our school garden and graded readers for our shared reading programme. We would like to thank Lee Strand and express how grateful the whole school community are for the €500.”

John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand said “Lee Strand would like to congratulate Ballincrossig NS. During the past academic year a total of €2,000 was presented to schools in Kerry & West Limerick providing much valued financial support for schools. Cash 4 Schools will continue in the forthcoming academic year, so keep collecting your Mighty Mikey Milk tokens over the summer for the next draw.”
 
 


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Lee Strand Presents North Kerry School With €500

June 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLINCROSSIG NS in Ballyduff was presented this week with a Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools €500 cheque. Speaking at the presentation Principal Dianne Crean stated; “Ballincrossig N.S. were thrilled to win €500 in the Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools. Grandmothers, grandfathers, aunties, uncles and cousins as well as parents were […]

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WATCH: A Bird’s-Eye View Of Kerins O’Rahillys Against Dr Crokes

WATCH: A Bird’s-Eye View Of Kerins O’Rahillys Against Dr Crokes

June 29, 2017 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IF there’s any seagulls out there with an interest in the GAA, this is what they see around Strand Road on match day. The wonderful Eagle Sky Media had their drone in the air for the county league clash between Kerins O’Rahillys and Dr Crokes two weeks ago and the […]

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The class of 2017 from St Brendan's NS in Blennerville with Principal Terry O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebration Time For Blennerville’s Sixth Class Pupils At Graduation

June 29, 2017 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

IT was truly a special night at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville on Wednesday when the Sixth Class pupils enjoyed a graduation ceremony. The 15 boys and girls who started their schooldays back in 2009 will move on to a new chapter in September, so it was a time to […]

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Mommy Moments: A Year On The Parenting Rollercoaster

Mommy Moments: A Year On The Parenting Rollercoaster

June 29, 2017 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

  One year after giving birth, Jennifer Kissane, has some advice for mommies-to-be… My little baby will be turn one this week. The last 12 months have been an incredible rollercoaster and it has absolutely flown. Life as I know it has been babyfied! Giving birth to a premature baby […]

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Aoibhín Garrihy with her niece Zoe pictured at the official launch of the 17th Annual Tour de Munster cycle in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) and individual beneficiaries hosted at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Co. Clare on Wednesday, 21st June. The four day charity cycle takes place from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th August, and will see over 100 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km around the six counties of Munster, raising funds for the Munster branches of DSI and individual beneficiaries. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com.
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Tour De Munster Cyclists To Stop Off In Tralee This August

June 29, 2017 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 100 amateur cyclists, including cycling legend Sean Kelly, will overnight in Tralee on the 17th annual Tour de Munster this August. Held in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries, the event was  launched at Bunratty Castle recently  by Sean Kelly and actress Aoibhín Garrihy of Dancing With The […]

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Free Access For Under 12s To OPW Heritage Sites This Summer

Free Access For Under 12s To OPW Heritage Sites This Summer

June 29, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S some good news if you’re wondering what to do with your kids during the summer holidays. It was announced yesterday by the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D., that all children under 12 will be admitted for free to […]

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Open Arms Kerry To Hold Public Meeting Tonight

Open Arms Kerry To Hold Public Meeting Tonight

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

A PUBLIC meeting will take place for The Open Arms Kerry Suicide & Mental Health Awareness Centre tonight (Thursday) in The Rose Hotel, Tralee. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss various issues surrounding mental health and suicide, and as a community how we can tackle them together. […]

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