Archive for August 28th, 2018

Twelve Rural Post Offices In Kerry To Close

Twelve Rural Post Offices In Kerry To Close

August 28, 2018 at 8:50 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYMACELLIGOTT and Kilflynn Post Offices are among 12 rural offices that An Post has announced will close as part of An Post’s rationalisation plan. An Post today published the locations of 159 Post Offices nationally where the serving postmaster has opted to retire under an agreement between An Post and the […]

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Sean Taaffe Appointed Judge For World Hair Championships

Sean Taaffe Appointed Judge For World Hair Championships

August 28, 2018 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRYMAN has been selected as a judge at the OMC World Hair Championships in Paris this year. Sean Taaffe, who has salons in Tralee, Killarney and Killorglin, has been successful himself in the competition in the past. “It’s a huge shock and honour to be asked to judge at […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 28, 2018 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

20th August Ballyroe Heights Hotel Open Golf classic 1st  Damien Griffin (15), Brendan Griffin (19), Daniel Griffin (8) & Sandra O’Sullivan(24).92 Points. 2nd Sean Corcoran (12), John Shier (17), Frank Dore (7) & Eoin Shier (13). 92 Points. 3rd Domo Lyne (10), Mike Halloran (13), Mary Savage (13) & Brid Halloran […]

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The launch of Culture Night activities for 2018.

Range Of Tralee Events Lined Up For Culture Night 2018

August 28, 2018 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A RANGE of events have been announced for Tralee venues for Culture Night which takes place on Friday, September 21, 2018. In Kerry the event is in its 14th year and the selection this year is “one of the best to date”, said Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Norma Foley […]

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Back row; Thomas Foley, Pyro desserts; Conor Hyde, Bullseye Food Consultancy; Jim Garvey, SuperValu; Michael Killoury, Musgraves; Mary Kate Mageean, SuperValu; Victor Sheahan, Kerry Local Enterprise Office; Ollie Diggin, Ardfert Dairy
Front row – Nicola Lynch, The Little Juice Factory; Paul Walker, Blair Farm Charcuterie; Eibhlis Diggin, Ardfert Dairy; Orla Walsh, chocolate biscuit cake & quiche.

Retail Breakthrough For Kerry Food Start-Ups

August 28, 2018 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE food and drink producers from around the county, have made a retail breakthrough this month by securing a space on SuperValu shelves through the Food Academy programme. Ollie Diggin, Ardfert Dairy; Paul Walker, Blair Farm Charcuterie; Nicola Lynch, The Little Juice Factory; Thomas Foley, Pyro desserts; and Orla Walsh, […]

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Tralee Rowing Club Invites Adults To Open Day

Tralee Rowing Club Invites Adults To Open Day

August 28, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rowing Club is inviting people to their Open Day for adults on Saturday, September 1, at the Canal in Tralee from 11.30am to 2.30pm. This is a great opportunity to try rowing, meet their coaches and adult rowers. The club will have rowing machines and boats available and no […]

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Local Journalist’s New Book To Hit The Shops On Saturday

Local Journalist’s New Book To Hit The Shops On Saturday

August 28, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY journalist and author is about to release her latest book, ‘Eat the Moon’. Killarney native Breda Joy has already published three books, ‘Brian Crowley: Against the Odds, A Biography’; ‘Hidden Kerry, The Keys to the Kingdom’  and ‘The Wit & Wisdom of Kerry’. Now she turns her attention to […]

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Spring Section Winners Herds competition front: John Dillon, chairman; Michael Laffan judge;  James Egan, Geraldine Harty secretary with Sarah and Jacqui O'Connell. Back from left: Ross O'Neill, Sean Begley, Peter Kennelly, president I.H.F.A.; Richard Langford and Donal O'Connell at the annual Kerry Friesian Breeders Herds Competition Awards Ceremony at Ó Riada's Bar and Restaurant, Ballymacelligott. Photograph: John Reidy

PHOTOS: Kerry Holstein Friesian Breeders Club Annual Awards

August 28, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

By John Reidy Holstein Friesian Breeders Club held its annual herds competition awards night at Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant in Ballymacelligott recently. The competition is open to pedigree herds from all over Kerry and judging was carried out over a week during the summer by Limerick man, Michael Laffan […]

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Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Information Morning

Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Information Morning

August 28, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on Wednesday, August 29, for an Open Information Morning, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives details on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General […]

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