Archive for September 1st, 2017

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Saturday Night Is Not Looking Alright According To Met Eireann

September 1, 2017 at 7:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been awhile since we had a weather warning but all good things come to an end. Met Eireann has issued a Yellow Status rainfall warning for Kerry and 13 other counties from Saturday at 3pm to Sunday morning at 6am. Heavy rain developing in the West Saturday afternoon will […]

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Breda To Take A Dive For The NCBI This Month

Breda To Take A Dive For The NCBI This Month

September 1, 2017 at 5:14 pm Comments are Disabled

NCBI employee Breda Sheehan from Kilflynn, sees jumping out of a plane to raise funds for the  national sight loss agency as “the easy option”! The intrepid lady who manages NCBI retail shop in Ashe Street, Tralee is about to take a skydive for the the National Council for the […]

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Tralee Omniplex To Hold Flash Sale On Tickets Next Week

Tralee Omniplex To Hold Flash Sale On Tickets Next Week

September 1, 2017 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW this is something you’re gonna like. If you fancy a night at Tralee Omniplex at a reduced cost then read on. Omniplex Cinemas are holding a Flash Seat Sale which will see prices of regular seats slashed to €6 and MAXX screenings down to €8. Taking place from Monday, September […]

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New Car Sales Down In Kerry Last Month Compared To August 2016

New Car Sales Down In Kerry Last Month Compared To August 2016

September 1, 2017 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW car registrations in Kerry were down over 17% last month compared to August 2016. Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that there were Kerry 126 new cars sold in August compared to 153 in the same month in 2016, a fall of -17.65%. So far […]

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Sinn Féin Protest At Bank Over Decision To Remove Irish Language Option From ATMs

Sinn Féin Protest At Bank Over Decision To Remove Irish Language Option From ATMs

September 1, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin organised a picket of Bank of Ireland in Castle Street Tralee on Friday in protest at their decision to remove the Irish language option on new ATMs. The party is calling on Bank of Ireland to reverse their decision and they asked people to sign a petition outside the bank during […]

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Candlelight Vigil To Remember Two Homeless People Who Died

Candlelight Vigil To Remember Two Homeless People Who Died

September 1, 2017 at 10:48 am 1 comment

A CANDLELIGHT vigil  to remember the two homeless people who died in Dublin and Kildare in the past two days will be held in Tralee tonight. “We want to give them the dignity and respect that they should have gotten while alive, and for all the homeless in the country,” […]

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Taoiseach In Town Tonight To Honour Jimmy Deenihan

Taoiseach In Town Tonight To Honour Jimmy Deenihan

September 1, 2017 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

AN Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will be in Tralee tonight to pay tribute to Jimmy Deenihan. The Rose Hotel will be the venue for a special evening to honour the former Minister and TD for his 33 years of political service. Hundreds are expected to attend the event organised for the […]

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Little ladies in Spa NS on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Spa And CBS Primary Juniors Settle Into New Surroundings

September 1, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE parents were more anxious than the pupils at Spa NS on Thursday morning as the junior infants started their schooldays. Teacher Valerie Linehan had them all relaxed (the pupils that is!) when we called to take a few photos and there were no tears as the children got used […]

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Ballyheigue Man Dies In Drowning Accident In The Netherlands

Ballyheigue Man Dies In Drowning Accident In The Netherlands

September 1, 2017 at 9:51 am 1 comment

A NORTH Kerry man has died in a drowning accident in the Netherlands. Alan Lucid, a 28 year old man from Ballyheigue, died after getting into difficulty in the water in Egmond aan Zee in northern Holland at around 4am Thursday morning. Police have confirmed they are treating Mr Lucid’s […]

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