Archive for July 12th, 2017

Tickets For The Rose Ball Are Sold Out

Tickets For The Rose Ball Are Sold Out

July 12, 2017 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you haven’t got Rose Ball tickets then you’re out of luck. This year’s Rose Ball has sold out more than a month before the start of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, but people can still put their names on the waiting list for the €150 a head event, with around […]

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Pictured at the presentation of awards by the Heritage Council’s Museum Awards Standards Programme (MPSI) are Sarah O’Farrell, Jemma O’Connell and Helen O’Carroll from Kerry County Museum, with Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys TD, and Chairman of the Heritage Council, Michael Parsons. The museum retained its Full Accreditation with the programme. The Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI), which started in 2006 with just 12 participants, now has 57 museums across the island of Ireland, participating in it. The programme recognises excellence in caring for collections, museum management, education, exhibition and visitor services.

Kerry County Museum Recognised For High Standards

July 12, 2017 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Museum has been recognised by the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland. The museum, along with Muckross House, Muckross Traditional Farms and Muckross House Research Library, retained the Full Accreditation they had previously been awarded, while Seanchaí “Kerry Writers’ Museum” in Listowel was awarded Interim Accreditation. The Museum Standards […]

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Dr Oliver Murphy Reappointed IT Tralee President

July 12, 2017 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Institute of Technology Tralee has announced the re-appointment of Dr Oliver Murphy as President for another five year term. The Chairperson of the Governing Body Mr Lionel Alexander extended his congratulations to Oliver on his appointment and stated that; “The Institute is embarking on some key strategic priorities that […]

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Dan Horan (second from right) of Horan's Health Food Stores with Siobhan McSweeney, Manager of Recovery Haven announcing the stores will stock 'Cookery For Life'. Also included is Maureen O'Brien, Michael Maher, Sandra Breen and Deirdre Murphy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Business Stocks Cookery Book To Help Recovery Haven

July 12, 2017 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Health Food Stores have come on board with Recovery Haven to stock their fundraising cookery book which was launched late last year. ‘Cook for Recovery’ will now be stocked in the stores in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Newcastlewest and beyond priced €10. ‘Cook for Recovery’ is a wonderful cookbook for […]

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The presentation of training gear from The Meadowlands Hotel to the St Brendan's Minor Footballers at the hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Brendans To Face Dingle In Minor Championship Quarter-Final

July 12, 2017 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Brendans’ reward for beating Firies away last night is a home tie against Dingle in the Quarter finals of the Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin Minor Football Championship next week. The draw was made this afternoon and the other three pairings are (first named having home venue): • Mid Kerry or West Kerry […]

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Tralee Company To Share Stories With

Tralee Company To Share Stories With

July 12, 2017 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED media company has teamed up with to offer its bank of food science, business & technology stories to media worldwide using the platform. The deal, concluded at the beginning of May, will see stories relating to food and agri-food being shared through the platform. Speaking after the deal was concluded, StoryStock CEO […]

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Open Arms Kerry Gathers Momentum To Help People With Mental Health Issues

Open Arms Kerry Gathers Momentum To Help People With Mental Health Issues

July 12, 2017 at 9:34 am 1 comment

IT’S been a good few weeks for The Open Arms Kerry group with donations coming in and a premises secured for holding meetings. The voluntary group was set up to help people who find themselves in crisis. “At a time when mental illness is at an all time high, we […]

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Members of Club Óg Ógras Baile Uí Thuaidhg getting their Community Campaign award at the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth Awards 2017. Left to right, Kai O Fuaráin,  Risteárd O Fuaráin, Darragh O Fuaráin, John McCormack, Irish Cancer Society CEO, Kallum Hussey, T.J. O’Halloran and Ann O Fuaráin.

Ballyheigue Kids Win Award For Anti-Smoking Campaign Video

July 12, 2017 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

CLUB Óg Ógras Baile Uí Thuaidhg from Kerry has been awarded the prize for best Community Campaign at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2017. The group scooped the award for the campaign around its short film “Ná Bac le Tobac” which was showcased at the recent event in […]

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Ladies To Connect At Cocktails And Canapés Night

Ladies To Connect At Cocktails And Canapés Night

July 12, 2017 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

LADIES are preparing for a summer night out this Friday at the Cocktails and Canapes event. Organised by Connect Magazine, it kicks off at 7pm and will be a night of fun, food, wines, fashion and lots of tips for your skin, hair and lots more from the experts in […]

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Jason Leahy tries to block David Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: St Brendan’s To Edge Out Causeway At Second Time Of Asking

July 12, 2017 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to the Causeway v St Brendans Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 Replay this Saturday at Austin Stack Park (7pm)… St Brendan’s “won” the drawn game in terms of the number of scores (20 to 18 after extra time), they also had more scores at the […]

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Thomas Ashe.

Thomas Ashe Exhibition Opens In Dingle

July 12, 2017 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

ADVERTISEMENT Now at Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee, Ice-Cream Doughnuts! TO coincide with the forthcoming centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe on September 25, 1917, Kerry Library has today  opened an exhibition at Dingle Library of archival documents, photographs, personal effects and other memorabilia relating to the west Kerry patriot. The […]

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