Archive for April 20th, 2018

NEWKD To Receive Over €1m In Funding Under Government Programme

NEWKD To Receive Over €1m In Funding Under Government Programme

April 20, 2018 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY North East & West Kerry Development (NEWKD) is to receive €1,058,725  through the Department Rural and Community Development Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP). Seanad Leas-Cathaoirleach and Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan said the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, confirmed to me that funding of €1,629,599 will […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin is joined by local athlete Shona Heaslip and pupils from Blennerville, Caherleaheen, Listellick and CBS Primary schools at the launch of 'The Daily Mile' at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville School Welcomes Minister For Launch Of ‘The Daily Mile’

April 20, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s NS in Blennerville was the venue this morning for Athletics Ireland to announce the ‘Pilot’ launch of ‘The Daily Mile’, hosted by Kerry Recreation and Sport Partnership. Brendan Griffin TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport and John Foley, CEO of Athletics Ireland, launched the Primary Schools […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Prize At National Junk Kouture Awards

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Students Win Prize At National Junk Kouture Awards

April 20, 2018 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLAISTE Chiarraí students were among the prize winners at the national final of the Junk Kouture competition at the 3 Arena last night. With thousands attending the event, the Tralee school was represented by ‘Fear Leighis Na Mara Plaisteach’ from Lennox Beaujouan, Peadar Toibin and Seán Ó Loingsigh. They won […]

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Kerry Gardaí Detect 16 Cases Where Alcohol Was Sold To Minors Since January 2017

Kerry Gardaí Detect 16 Cases Where Alcohol Was Sold To Minors Since January 2017

April 20, 2018 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry have carried out Test Purchasing of alcohol operations which have led to 16 detections since January 2017. Test Purchasing is where an underage person, selected by gardaí, enters a bar, supermarket or off-licence and attempts to buy alcohol, while a plain clothes member of An Garda Síochána […]

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Chief Supt Expresses Concern Over Assaults On Gardaí In Kerry

Chief Supt Expresses Concern Over Assaults On Gardaí In Kerry

April 20, 2018 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

THERE have been 27 gardaí in Kerry injured on duty since January 2017 it was revealed at the Joint Policing Committee meeting in Kerry County Council buildings on Friday. Kerry Garda Division Chief Superintendent, Tom Myers, said the vast majority of these incidents were assaults on garda members including being […]

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Mercy Mounthawk pupils with new IT equipment bought by funds raised by the Parents Council. Also included is Elaine Clancy, Parents Council, Kathleen Holmes, Chairperson of Parents Council, Shane Kissane, Deputy Principal and Will Nolan, IT/Computing teacher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Parents Council Helps Mounthawk Pupils Take Coding To A New Level

April 20, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk are getting the chance to code with Raspberry Pi computers this year, thanks to funding from the Parents Council. First year pupils this year have been timetabled computer science classes which allows them to explore various areas of computational logic, develop games and now […]

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Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne, gives her support to the Darkness Into Light Walk when she visited the Tralee centre on Thursday. Also  included is Centre Manager Cora O'Brien, Maureen Curtin (Clinical Support and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Jennifer Gives Her Support To Darkness Into Light Walks

April 20, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, paid a visit to Pieta House in Tralee on Thursday to get a sense of the amazing work underway there. She also lent her support to its major fundraiser, Darkness Into Light, which takes place at 4.15am on May 12 in Tralee from CBS […]

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Pictured Left to Right: Yann O'Carroll, Nathan McDonnell, Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre, Kevin Donovan, Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Kerry and Amber Donovan pictured at the recent launch of The Unsung Hero charity cycle 2018. www.facebook.com/unsungherocycle2018/

Five Things To Do At The Weekend

April 20, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

The weather is set to be mainly dry on Friday and Saturday so here’s a few things to do over the weekend… 1. Enjoy the weather… At last! Dry weather…well, until Saturday evening anyway! It’s time to get out and enjoy it while you can so hit the outdoors and […]

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