Archive for May 17th, 2018

Barnardos Calls On Tralee Families And Communities To Take Part In ‘Big Toddle’

Barnardos Calls On Tralee Families And Communities To Take Part In ‘Big Toddle’

May 17, 2018 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

BARNARDOS children’s charity is looking for families, community groups and creches in Tralee and Kerry to take part in their annual Big Toddle for Barnardos Ireland’s biggest sponsored walk for under-fives! 2018 will see the little feet of more than 50,000 toddlers – including 1,239 already signed up in Kerry  – […]

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People where out and about along the canal soaking up the good weather. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ferris Wants Council To Start Advertising Local ‘Blueway’ Now

May 17, 2018 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A COUNCILLOR has asked Kerry County Council to start advertising the fact that there is a ‘Blueway’ from Tralee to Fenit and Ballyheigue. Cllr Toireasa Ferris brought up the blueway — which would be an area where swimming, kayaking and other water activities could take place from the canal to […]

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HSE buildings at Rathass.

Public Protest At HSE Buildings In Tralee To Support Victims Of CervicalCheck Scandal

May 17, 2018 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  A PROTEST has been organised for Friday to support the victims of the CervicalCheck scandal. The organisers have chosen the HSE’s buildings in Rathass, close to the entrance to University Hospital Kerry, as the venue for the gathering which gets underway at 3.30pm.   It will be a peaceful demonstration […]

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The Blennerville school team, winners of the County Final on Monday. Photo courtesy of Blennerville NS

Blennerville Team Did Its Homework To Win County Debating Competition

May 17, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were celebrations in St Brendan’s NS Blennerville this week as their team won the County Final of the Concern Primary Debating Competition. Held at the Education Centre in Dromtacker on Monday, it was a great achievement as 18 other schools from around the county took part. ‘Homework Is An Essential […]

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Tralee Venues To Host Events For Kerry Biodiversity Week

Tralee Venues To Host Events For Kerry Biodiversity Week

May 17, 2018 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are lots of events happening in the Tralee area and around the county for Kerry Biodiveristy Week 2018, running from May 19-27. From land- based whale watching to bat walks, a dawn chorus walk, plant identification walks, a swift talk and walk, nature walks and an organic farm biodiversity […]

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David Malone of Inspired with his photos on exhibit outside No.4 On The Square. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Inspired Collection Of Photos At Exhibition In The Square

May 17, 2018 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE beauty of Tralee and beyond was in evidence at a special exhibition in town yesterday as the members of the Inspired group showed their photography talents. The sun beamed down at No.4 On The Square which proved a perfect location for the exhibition where people were invited to buy […]

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Free Child Car Seat Check Service Returns To Tralee

Free Child Car Seat Check Service Returns To Tralee

May 17, 2018 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE Road Safety Authority’s ‘Check it Fits’ Service returns to Kerry next month. Research from the RSA service, which checks child car seats and restraints nationwide for free, has revealed that 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted nationwide. On the service’s most recent visit to Kerry […]

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Tralee Business To Hold Coffee Morning For NCBI

Tralee Business To Hold Coffee Morning For NCBI

May 17, 2018 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE business is hosting a coffee morning for the NCBI and is offering a superb incentive in a bid to attract people to support the event. ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ in Ashe St. is offering  50% off almost everything in the store during the event, which takes place from  11am […]

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