Archive for July 7th, 2018

Launching the Summer Stars programme at Castleisland Library on Friday, l-r: Tommy O’Connor (County Librarian), Dawn Kavanagh (Dogs Trust), John Breen (Director of Services), Cllr Bobby O’Connell, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley, Eileen Murphy (Librarian). 

Libraries Launch Summer Stars Reading Adventure

July 7, 2018 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

LIBRARIES across Kerry are inviting children to participate in a fantastic adventure that will keep them busy with reading throughout the school summer holidays – the Summer Stars Reading Adventure. Each year Kerry Library runs summer reading programmes for primary school children to promote literacy development during the holidays and […]

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Aidan O'Mahony, bursts out from the back

Aidan To Relive His Special Moments In Croker On Stadium Tour Next Weekend

July 7, 2018 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

ANYONE thinking of going up to Dublin early for the Kerry v Galway game can enjoy a tour of Croke Park with a five-time All-Ireland medal winner. Legendary former Kerry player Aidan O’Mahony will return to headquarters on Saturday July 14th at 11am, treating GAA fans to an exclusive tour […]

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Starters orders… At the official starting  line for the Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, on Beech Road, Killarney,  the Inspirational Ian O’Connell, had the honour of raising the Flag with Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach Killarney Muncipal District Cllr John Sheahan, also at the starting line was Ian’s Mum Nora O’Connell, Carer Kitty Scannell, Aidan Bergin, and  Dignitaries Bishop Ray Browne, Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle Founder Denis Geaney, PRO Cathal Walsh, Lily of Killarney, Carmel O’Leary, Old Velos Brendan Hennessy.The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is celebrating 35 years’ as Irelands largest one-day charity fundraising event. Over the past 35 years, we’ve raised almost €15 million for 150 charity organisations through the annual support of participating cyclists and volunteers.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Ian Sees Participants Set Off On Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

July 7, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 7,000 people set off this morning on the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle with a brave young man from Killarney among those cheering them on at the start. Ian O’Connell, who sustained life-changing injuries when he fell from his bike last August, was there with his family to watch […]

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Emma Nic Mhatúna addressing the crowd. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Ferris Calls For Support For Cervical Check Protest In Tralee  

July 7, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TODAY sees a nationwide protest will be held surrounding the Cervical Check Scandal and Cllr Toireasa Ferris is calling on people to come to square in Tralee at 1.45pm in support of all the women and families affected. Cllr Ferris said; “The organisers of the protest are asking for people to wear red to show […]

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Know Your Rights: Apprenticeships

July 7, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My daughter is leaving school and she is thinking about doing an apprenticeship. How can she qualify for an apprenticeship and how much are apprentices paid? Answer: An apprenticeship is […]

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