Archive for January 10th, 2018

Kerry Volunteers Needed To Help Out On Lollipop Day

Kerry Volunteers Needed To Help Out On Lollipop Day

January 10, 2018 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) needs the help of Kerry people this February for their 17th annual Lollipop Day. The OCF is calling for volunteers in the county on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24 to help raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer. Lollipop Day involves thousands of people […]

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Table Quiz Offers Chance To Compete For €1,000 Top Prize

January 10, 2018 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you fancy yourself as handy at table quizzes then an event this Friday is definitely for you. The Big Ireland Quiz is a fundraising event for Muscular Dystrophy Ireland and heats already have taken place around the country. The final local quiz heat will take place in O’Donnell’s Mounthawk […]

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Tralee Schools Well Represented At BT Young Scientists Exhibition

Tralee Schools Well Represented At BT Young Scientists Exhibition

January 10, 2018 at 3:12 pm 1 comment

STUDENTS from three Tralee schools are in Dublin this week for the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. There are sixteen Kerry projects in all competing at the event which gets underway in the RDS in Dublin on Wednesday, continuing until Saturday. In Tralee, Mercy Mounthawk has four entrants […]

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Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul accepts €400 raised by Curraheen Community Choir from member, Phil Leen. Also included in front is choir members Sarah Noonan and Peter Noonan. Back from left; James Allman, Christy Browne, Tom O'Connor, Jack Lacey, Kieran O'Shea, Paddy Kevane (SVP) and Brendan O'Brien. Photo by Dermot Crean

Curraheen Choir’s Carols Raise Cash For St Vincent De Paul

January 10, 2018 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE spirit of giving was certainly in evidence west of the bridge this Christmas as a local group decided to raise funds for a worthy cause. The Curraheen Community Choir got together on Thursday, December 14 to sing Christmas carols for an hour outside O’Shea’s Gala shop and service station […]

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Billy Ryle: Time To Prepare For The CAO Deadline

Billy Ryle: Time To Prepare For The CAO Deadline

January 10, 2018 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle says the CAO deadline is fast approaching for Kerry’s 2,750 third level college applicants, so students need to keep an eye on the timeline… The Central Applications Office (CAO) application season gets underway in earnest this month for about 82,000 applicants competing for about 48,000 coveted college places. […]

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Contracts Signed For Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme

Contracts Signed For Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme

January 10, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme 2018 – 2022 (SICAP) follows the previous SICAP 2015 – 2017 Programme, which saw an overall investment of €4.8 million in social inclusion projects throughout Kerry between 2015 and 2017. Among the many projects which have benefited from SICAP include the ‘Steps to Success Programme,’ […]

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