Archive for September 23rd, 2017

Most of the participants in the second John Mitchels GAA Strictly Come Dancing event with Chairman of the Club Denis Mannix and MC Brian Hurley. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Contestants

September 23, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S back! After the stunning success of last year’s event in Ballygarry House Hotel, eleven couples will return to the same dancefloor to thrill audiences at the John Mitchels GAA Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ 2017. The couples have been carefully selected and are currently in training for this momentous event […]

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Rosanna and Michael McGrath at Culture Night activities for young artists at Siamsa Tire on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Comes Alive For Culture Night

September 23, 2017 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather behaved and spirits were high across Kerry on Friday when public venues, communities and arts spaces offered up a great selection of free events late into the night. Thousands came out across the county with key events in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Dingle, Castleisland, Ballinskelligs, Kenmare, Waterville, Killorglin, Scartaglin, […]

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Dawson’s Restaurant On The Mall Announces Closure After 26 Years

Dawson’s Restaurant On The Mall Announces Closure After 26 Years

September 23, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT will be missed. A mainstay for lunchtime diners for over a quarter of a century, Dawson’s Restaurant on The Mall, (located within Heatons) has now closed. The announcement was made on the business’ Facebook page yesterday. It read; “After 26 wonderful years in business, we have taken the decision […]

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Ted Moynihan and friends at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Memorable Day As New Palliative Care Centre Opens

September 23, 2017 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

“Hospice matters. The end of life deserves as much duty, care and respect as the beginning. I hope that any of you will never need the Hospice, but the Hospice will always need you.” TED Moynihan’s words addressing those gathered as the new €6.5m 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital […]

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Lucy Kingston, Malachai The Magnificent, Rowan Grattan and Niamh Ryan at the official opening of the outside Storyteller’s Garden at Scoil Eoin on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Storytelling Garden Opened At Scoil Eoin

September 23, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone down on pupils and staff of Scoil Eoin, as a morning of great fun unfolded for the official opening of their ‘Outside Storytellers Garden’ on Friday. The new outdoor space looks amazing for the kids, with a large chair and mushroom seats carved by Limerick man, Will Fogarty, […]

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Know Your Rights: Funding For College

September 23, 2017 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public…  Question: I’m unemployed and planning to go to college. What funding is available for this? Answer:  Most undergraduate students attending publicly funded third-level courses for the first time will qualify […]

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McCann At The Movies: Miss ‘Wind River’ At Your Peril!

McCann At The Movies: Miss ‘Wind River’ At Your Peril!

September 23, 2017 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, John McCann says ‘Wind River’ is an outstanding crime thriller fuelled by a remarkable performance by Jeremy Renner… With a feast of big budget Hollywood blockbusters, armed with monstrous marketing campaigns being thrust to the cinema going public on a weekly basis, sometimes we tend to overlook […]

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