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July Was A Good Month For New Car Sales In Kerry

July Was A Good Month For New Car Sales In Kerry

August 1, 2018 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE expected 182 boost for the motor industry saw 610 new car sales in Kerry in July, according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was around a seven percent rise on the figure of 568 from July 2017. So far this year there […]

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Members of Kerry Model Railway Club looking forward to the festival this weekend. At back; Denis Murphy, Harry Kelliher and Donal Coppinger. In front; Chris Dyer, Billy Nolan, Leon Kelliher, Liam Freeman, Billy Horgan, Edwin De Groot and Brendan O'Brien. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Fun For All Ages At Kerry Model Railway Festival This Weekend

August 1, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S an event on this weekend which is a must for anyone interested in trains — big or small! The Kerry Model Railway Club’s annual festival has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, in fact, last year over 1,000 people visited the exhibition during the festival […]

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– The 2018 Rose of Tralee Street Entertainment alone will cost €355,000 to present a line-up of family-friendly, FREE and affordable fun from 17 to 21 August. A significant increase in financial support is required and Festival organisers are asking local businesses to make a contribution, with every Euro received set to be invested directly into staging so many events on Tralee’s streets. Some of this year’s Roses visited Tralee to help promote the 2018 Rose of Tralee International Festival.”
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Call For Businesses To Give Financial Support For Festival’s Street Entertainment

August 1, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is already building ahead of the start of the Rose of Tralee International Festival and an appeal has gone out to local businesses and professionals to give financial support to fund the free street entertainment laid on during the week. The street entertainment alone will cost €355,000 this year […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco Tralee.

Fashion And Fun At Paco Event For Rehabcare Blennerville

August 1, 2018 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

HOT on the (high) heels of last month’s charity fashion and coffee morning for Recovery Haven at Paco on The Mall in Tralee, another great local service will benefit from an event this Friday. Eileen Whelan is welcoming people to a fashion show in aid of Rehabcare Blennerville starting from […]

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Talk On Fr William Ferris At Roger Casement Gathering In Tralee

Talk On Fr William Ferris At Roger Casement Gathering In Tralee

August 1, 2018 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

A TALK will take place on a very interesting priest who did much to preserve Irish culture and history in his home county and was a great supporter of Irish nationalism. ‘Giolla gan Eagla’: Fr William Ferris – fearless stalwart of the War of Independence in Kerry’ will be delivered by […]

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Repro Free: Friday July 27th 2018: Cork County Mayor, Cllr. Patrick Gerard Murphy, today announced this year’s winners of the €1.6 million Social Enterprise Development Fund at an event in Vertigo at Cork County Hall. The fund was set up to support social enterprises from across the country to achieve their goals and create measurable social impact that can be scaled all over Ireland. The €1.6 million fund, created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland in partnership with Local Authorities Ireland, is supported by IPB Insurance and the Department of Rural and Community Development from the Dormant Accounts Fund. Pictured are Helena Switzer of Kerry County Council with John Evoy of SIFI and  Elaine Kennedy, Courtney Sheehy of Food Share Kerry. Picture Jason Clarke

Tralee-Based Foodshare Is One Of 22 Social Enterprises To Share €1.6m Fund

August 1, 2018 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED Foodshare, is one of the 22 successful initiatives to have won a place on Ireland’s prestigious Accelerator Programme designed specifically for social enterprises. Foodshare, based out of Waterloo Lane, addresses the issues of food poverty for people in low income households as well as food waste. It was set up […]

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