Archive for February 8th, 2018

Ted Moynihan at the turning of the sod on the new palliative care unit at UHK back in November 2016.

Sadness Around The County After Passing Of Ted Moynihan

February 8, 2018 at 4:59 pm 2 comments

THERE was great sadness in Tralee and around the county with the news that Ted Moynihan had passed away early on Thursday morning. He died in the new Palliative Care In Patient Unit at University Hospital Kerry, the facility he had been instrumental in building through his fundraising efforts over […]

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Debra Ireland supporters Sarah Clancy and Liz Collins are asking walkers to join them for this year's inspirational Kerry Challenge from May 18th to 20th, see www.debraireland.org for more information.

People Wanted For Three Days Of Fun Out West For Charity

February 8, 2018 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY work colleagues with walking boots are being sought for an inspirational three-day adventure in the Dingle Peninsula, where the fun will help raise vital funds for butterfly skin charity Debra Ireland. Running from May 18th to 20th, ‘Debra’s Kerry Challenge’ includes three days of trekking though the beautiful Dingle […]

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Prices At The Pumps Almost Identical To Seven Weeks Ago

Prices At The Pumps Almost Identical To Seven Weeks Ago

February 8, 2018 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE price of petrol and diesel at the filling station pumps around Tralee are identical in all but one case, since we last carried out a survey seven weeks ago. In our regular check on the prices of petrol and diesel, it shows that most garages are between the €1.34 and […]

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At the raising of the Purple Flag at Tralee Municipal District Offices on Thursday morning were Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley,  Co-ordinator of Purple Flag campaign for TCA David Scott, Ken Tobin of HQ Tralee and Tralee Chamber Alliance, Sergeant Tim O'Keeffe and #LoveTralee mascot. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee’s Purple Flag Raised At Municipal District Offices

February 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm 2 comments

TRALEE’S Purple Flag – which recognises the quality of the night-time experience in the town – was raised this morning at the Tralee Municipal District Offices at Prince’s Quay. The flag, which was presented to the town at an awards ceremony in Norwich in November was flown by the Mayor […]

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Ciarán Ó Donnchú (second left), winner of a national writing competition, with French teacher Honor Nic Gloinn and students Danica Ní Chéileachair, Clodagh Ní Chonchúir, Bríd Sionóid and Seán Ó Loingsigh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ciarán’s French Flair Wins €2,150 Prize In National Competition

February 8, 2018 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT from Tralee has won a national competition which will see him and some classmates off to a French-speaking country. Ciarán Ó Donnchú, a Transtion Year student in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí won prize fund of €2,150 for his winning entry in a competition to celebrate European Day of Languages which […]

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Catherine Dolan (centre) with guest speaker Aisling O'Sullivan of Tralee Physiotherapy and Pilates Clinic and Audrey Moran of Tralee/West Kerry Branch of Multiple Sclerosis at the official opening of Catherine Dolan's 'Nature' Photography Exhibition in Tralee Library on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Catherine Exhibits Her Photographic Talent At Tralee Library

February 8, 2018 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a good turnout for the opening of a photography exhibition by a local woman at Tralee Library on Tuesday evening. Catherine Dolan from Knockmoyle took a course in photography two years ago at Coláiste Gleann Lí taught by Tara Donoghue Laing and her husband Dave. They’ve certainly proved […]

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St John’s Reconciliation Window To Feature On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’

St John’s Reconciliation Window To Feature On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’

February 8, 2018 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

  THIS Friday evening’s “Nationwide” programme on RTE 1 television will feature a fascinating segment on the creation of the new Reconciliation Window in St. John’s Catholic Church in Tralee. The documentary is produced and directed by Niall Martin of RTE and will be shown at 7pm. The widow project […]

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Martin Ferris.

Ferris Blasts Cuts To Home Help Hours In Kerry Area

February 8, 2018 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris TD, has described as “indefensible” the revelations that over two years the HSE cut Home Help hours in the Kerry area by over 16,000 hours. The revelation came in response to a parliamentary question by Sinn Fein Health spokesperson, Louise O’Reilly TD, which […]

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