Archive for December 27th, 2017

Council To Salt Major Routes As Snow-Ice Warning Issued For Kerry

Council To Salt Major Routes As Snow-Ice Warning Issued For Kerry

December 27, 2017 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATUS Yellow snow warning for counties including Kerry has been issued for Thursday morning and afternoon by Met Eireann. Driving conditions may be poor particularly where snow may lie on high ground for a short time. Kerry County Council will be salting all major routes but advises motorists to […]

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Two People Struck By Car In Hit And Run Incident

Two People Struck By Car In Hit And Run Incident

December 27, 2017 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO people were injured after a hit and run incident in centre of Ardfert village last night. At about 9.20pm, a car struck the two individuals and failed to stop. It drove off in the direction of Tralee. The two people were taken to University Hospital Kerry in Tralee for […]

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PHOTOS: More Fun From The Christmas Day Swim In Fenit (Part 2)

PHOTOS: More Fun From The Christmas Day Swim In Fenit (Part 2)

December 27, 2017 at 12:46 pm 1 comment

AS Billy Ryle wrote earlier (click here for previous coverage), the Christmas Day swim in Fenit was another magical occasion. Hundreds took the plunge as the rain abated and spectators and participants created a wonderful atmosphere on the beach. Here’s some more images from the day…

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

December 27, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

  CHRISTMAS GREETINGS: Denis Mannix Chairman and the Officers of the Club wish all Members, Mentors and Supporters of the Club a Happy and Peaceful and Safe Christmas and every good wish for 2018. LOTTO: 19/12/017 Numbers Drawn 15 , 19 , 20 , 22 Jackpot €3,100 No Winner Consolation […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

December 27, 2017 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

YEAR OF CELEBRATION AND NOSTALGIA: Like every year 2017 was no different to any other with a lot of celebrations but with some sadness and nostalgia as well. We have already referenced our celebrations during our centenary year here in the Notes and of course at the various celebratory events throughout […]

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REVIEW 2017: The News From April…

REVIEW 2017: The News From April…

December 27, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2017, here’s some of the news we brought you in April… • KERRY legend Colm Cooper announced his retirement from Kerry football on April 4. Cooper said it he felt it was the right time to step away from the Kerry set-up. “Representing the Kingdom for the […]

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Noreen and Una-Minh Kavanagh, Lizzie and Anne McKenzie before the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk at The Brogue on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Terrible Weather But A Good Turnout For Bill Kirby Memorial Walk

December 27, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER the fine conditions a year ago, the rain pelted down during this year’s Bill Kirby Memorial Walk on St Stephen’s Day in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry. However, there was still a good turnout despite the horrible conditions outside Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Tuesday morning. […]

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The record attempt in progress.

REVIEW 2017: The News From March…

December 27, 2017 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2017, here’s some of the news we brought you in March… • IT was the end of an era at Strand Street as after 45 years Walsh & O’Brien Shop next to the Bon Secours Hospital, closed its doors. Mary Walsh and her cousin Dominic O’Brien, who […]

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A happy trio at the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Massive Turnout For Christmas Day Swim In Fenit (Part 1)

December 27, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle on a wonderful morning of fun in Fenit at the annual Christmas Day Swim… Ideal conditions prevailed for the 66th annual Christmas Day swim in Fenit where the wonderful tradition of the Yuletide swim was inaugurated in 1952. The early morning rain had passed over by the time […]

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