Archive for January 25th, 2018

Pubs Will Be Allowed Serve Alcohol On Good Friday From Now On

Pubs Will Be Allowed Serve Alcohol On Good Friday From Now On

January 25, 2018 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

PUBLICANS in Kerry will have to option to open on Good Friday from now on after the Dail just passed legislation to allow alcohol to be served on the holy day. The Seanad had already passed the amendment to the Intoxicating Liquor Act and will now go to the Aras […]

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Pic shows ( l to r ) Abigail Byrne and Damien Czerwonka students from St Agnes Community Centre for Music and Arts. Music Network today welcomed the announcement by Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, confirming funding of €245,500 for the Music Capital Scheme 2017.
The Music Capital Scheme, supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and managed by Music Network, comprises two distinct awards that provide funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups and to professional musicians.
For further information, please contact: Louise Walsh, Communications Manager, Music Network: (01) 4750224 /


Meeting In Tralee On How To Access Fund To Buy Musical Instruments

January 25, 2018 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

CALLING all musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell, at 5pm next Thursday, February 1. Everyone is welcome. The Music Capital Scheme, […]

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Casement Station.

Record Numbers Travelled On Kerry Dublin Rail Line Last Year

January 25, 2018 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A TOTAL of 619,000 passenger journeys were recorded on the Dublin to Kerry rail line in 2017, the highest figures ever recorded on the route.  This represents a 4.1% increase on 2016. Iarnród Eireann has attributed economic improvements, greater numbers of people in employment, and record tourist numbers visiting the […]

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KCFE Beat IT Tallaght In Higher Education Championship

January 25, 2018 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education Tralee had a great win in the Higher Education Championship (Corn na Mac Leinn) on Wednesday in John Mitchel’s sports grounds against Institute of Technology Tallaght. This is the first year KCFE have competed at this level and they are now through to a quarter-final […]

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Patrick McDonnell

Short Film To Be Made In Tralee Next Week

January 25, 2018 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

A SHORT film is to be shot in Tralee next week. ‘Abbeyleaks’ is to be produced by local actor/writer man Patrick McDonnell and he has a director at the helm with previous experience on a number of top US TV shows. Kerry County Council has advertised that there will be […]

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WATCH: Tralee Comedian’s Video On Why He Hates Rugby Is Dividing People

WATCH: Tralee Comedian’s Video On Why He Hates Rugby Is Dividing People

January 25, 2018 at 11:34 am 2 comments

A TRALEE comedian who posted a video of why he hates rugby has received a mixed response to say the least…but he has got over 31,000 views so far for it! Shane Clifford has been posting up some very funny stuff over the past few years and his latest, in […]

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Aldi at John Joe Sheehy Road.

Aldi Has Plans To Extend Premises At John Joe Sheehy Road

January 25, 2018 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

GERMAN supermarket giant, Aldi, intends to apply to Kerry County Council for planning permission to extend their premises at John Joe Sheehy Road. The development will consist of a single storey extension of 264 square metres to the eastern elevation of the existing store for use as retail floorspace and […]

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Mike McDonnell, Woodlands Caravan Park, Simone Langemann, Independent Tourist Consultant to Kerry County Council, Aisling Foley, The Rose Hotel, Monika Wörmann, Tourism Ireland, Sean McDaid, Do Dublin & Noel Ryan, Kerry Airport.

Tralee Well Represented At Destination Kerry Stand At German Fair

January 25, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY products were in high demand at CMT – Europe’s largest consumer travel fair – in Stuttgart last week and Tralee was well represented. A Kerry County Council/Destination Kerry initiative saw Kerry showcasing its tourism products and activities with other Irish destinations at the Ireland Stand at the nine-day event. […]

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Siobhan Mather.

Fundraiser To Help Young Girl Battle Rare Form Of Cancer

January 25, 2018 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER will take place in Killorglin next month to help a two year old girl battling a rare child cancer. Siobhan Mather is living in the UK but has strong connections to Kerry through her grandfather Dave Murphy from Portmagee and her grandmother, Teresa Foley from Glencar. Siobhan still has […]

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