Archive for September 7th, 2018

At the raising of the Purple Flag at Tralee Municipal District Offices on Thursday morning were Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley,  Co-ordinator of Purple Flag campaign for TCA David Scott, Ken Tobin of HQ Tralee and Tralee Chamber Alliance, Sergeant Tim O'Keeffe and #LoveTralee mascot. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Retains Its Purple Flag Status For Coming Year

September 7, 2018 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVING been awarded the Purple Flag in September 2017, Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council were informed this afternoon by the UK-based assessors that the town has retained the flag for the coming year. The Purple Flag confirms the commitment to ensuring that Kerry’s capital town has a safe, […]

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Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring with Rep of Ireland  U16 Head Coach Paul Osam and SAFIB Executive Nixon Morton. Photo: FAI

Launch Of International Soccer Tournament To Be Held In Tralee

September 7, 2018 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is set for an economic and sporting boost this winter when the 2018 Victory Shield will be held in the town. The tournament was officially launched at The Rose Hotel on Thursday afternoon with games played at three venues between November 12-16. Republic of Ireland Under-16 Head Coach Paul […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Five Council Housing Developments At Planning/Design Stage In Tralee Municipal District

September 7, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE local authority housing developments are at the planning/design stage in Tralee Municipal District at the moment with completion dates scheduled by the end of 2020. The update on the housing list was given at the latest Tralee Municipal District meeting of councillors on Monday. There are 37 units under […]

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John Fitzgerald and Zoe O'Mahony of Wild Cafe with Tim O'Connor of Tralee Chamber Alliance taking part in the GLAN two-minute clean-up on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Businesses Take Part In A Two-Minute Clean-Up

September 7, 2018 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of businesses in town took part in a new initiative from GLAN Tralee this afternoon. The ‘Two-Minute Street Clean’ saw them come out and tidy up the area around their premises. Members of the Glan Tralee team were there with the gloves and bags. GLAN Tralee was set up in April […]

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Free Third Level Courses At IT Tralee To Tackle Skills Shortage In Hospitality Sector

September 7, 2018 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IF you are currently working or considering a career in the hospitality sector, there’s never been a better time to train and upskill. Through the Springboard+ programme, IT Tralee are offering a number of FREE and 90% funded programmes in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector. Skills shortages in this sector […]

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Final Chance To Register For Cullotys Of Currovough Gathering

Final Chance To Register For Cullotys Of Currovough Gathering

September 7, 2018 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE organiser of a family gathering later this month is encouraging people with a connection to the Cullotys of Currovough to register to attend the event before this Sunday. Mike Culloty has had a great response to his appeal to find relations to come to the event and one of […]

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Principal of St Ita's and St Joseph's School Grace Sheahan, accepts a cheque from the Born To Run Club on Friday morning. Also included are pupils of the school and  Majella Milward of The Ashe Hotel, Maria Moynihan, teacher Aoife O'Connor, Marilyn O'Shea and Tom Foley of Born To Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Born To Run Club’s Marathon Effort To Help Local School

September 7, 2018 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

IT was “back to school” for members of Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club on Friday as they presented a cheque for over €2,000 to students and staff at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s primary and post primary special school. The popular running club raised €2,058 from their sell-out 40 […]

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