Archive for September 19th, 2018

The Coastguard Restaurant in the Dingle Skellig Hotel will host a very special event in October.

A Very Special Wine Weekend At The Dingle Skellig Hotel

September 19, 2018 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE many people head to Dingle in early October for their famous Food Festival, it may be worth waiting for this instead a couple of weeks later, especially if you like wine, great food and luxury! This October, the Dingle Skellig Hotel are pleased to welcome a very special guest […]

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Still Time To Apply For Courses At KCFE

Still Time To Apply For Courses At KCFE

September 19, 2018 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S exciting times for Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) as they recently opened a new campus in Denny Street to complement the ‘mothership in Clash. The good news for  leaving certificate students, mature students wishing to return to college and those wishing to up-skill and change career direction, is that […]

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Edwina Duggan and Leo O'Connor, Heart of Killarney (left) with kiosk manufacturer Tommy Hassett and Miriam Joy's brother Eoin launching the fundraising initiative.

Fundraising Initiative To Help Young Mother Battling Cancer

September 19, 2018 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG mother-of-two who is battling with a devastating form of cancer is to benefit from an innovative fundraising initiative to help finance her very expensive treatment. Primary school teacher Miriam Joy is undergoing a hugely expensive new treatment to help in her battle with triple negative breast cancer. She […]

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Kerry Man Braves Storm Ali To Claim His €500,000 Euromillions Prize

Kerry Man Braves Storm Ali To Claim His €500,000 Euromillions Prize

September 19, 2018 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A PLUCKY Kerry man has braved the force of Storm Ali to travel to Lotto HQ in Dublin to collect a cheque for €500,000 after he won the EuroMillions Plus top prize on Friday August 31st. The lucky Kerry man who purchased his ticket at the Spar Store in Cahirciveen […]

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Kieran and Mary O'Shea, O'Sheas Gala with with their B.E.S.T Award for Excellence in Retail with Colin McTaggart Retail Operations Executive, Gala Retail.

PHOTOS: Tralee Gala Stores Receive Awards For Excellence In Retail

September 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Gala convenience stores from Tralee and another in Moyvane, have been awarded the Gala B.E.S.T Award for excellence in retail at the 2018 Gala Annual Conference and B.E.S.T Awards, which took place last week at The Killashee Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare. The B.E.S.T. Award is granted to outstanding […]

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STORM UPDATE: Worst Has Passed As Council Clears Up Storm Ali’s Mess

STORM UPDATE: Worst Has Passed As Council Clears Up Storm Ali’s Mess

September 19, 2018 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has supplied a weather and roads update on Storm Ali. They say the worst of the stormy conditions have now passed and the Status Orange warning for Kerry has been lifted. Council staff have been responding to fallen trees and other issues across the county since 5am […]

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A Weeklong Event In Kerry To Get People Walking

A Weeklong Event In Kerry To Get People Walking

September 19, 2018 at 12:22 pm 1 comment

‘LET’S Get Kerry Walking the Distance Week’ will take place from September 24-30 and communities all over Kerry will be donning their walking shoes in an effort to get more active. Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership invites everyone to participate in this, Kerry’s first ever countywide walking event which is a great […]

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Gardaí Issue Advice After Rise In Thefts From Vehicles In Kerry, Cork And Limerick

Gardaí Issue Advice After Rise In Thefts From Vehicles In Kerry, Cork And Limerick

September 19, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in the Southern Region are reminding people to ‘Park Smart’ as recent figures show that there have been almost 170 thefts from vehicle incidents in counties Cork, Kerry and Limerick for the month of August. This is an increase of approximately 90 incidents on the previous month. There is […]

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Town Park Receives Funding For Signage And Repairs

Town Park Receives Funding For Signage And Repairs

September 19, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

FUNDS have been made available for repairs, signage and footpath overlay in Tralee Town Park thanks to the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme where a number of rural recreation projects in Kerry will share €189,189. NEWKD will get €14,400 for work in Tralee Town Park and the only other Tralee project to […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to Kerry Cork Health Link Bus were, front; Derry O Sullivan, John O Donoghue (event organiser), Trish Kelly (Cork/Kerry Health Link Bus) Patricia Leen, Breda Dyland ( Cork /Kerry Health Link Bus), John O Sullivan
Back from left; Tom & Donagh O Regan, Bernard Murphy, John Histon.

Cycle Raises €5,000 For Kerry Cork Health Link Bus

September 19, 2018 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of local cyclists endured the tough 3 day Circuit of Kerry back in June covering over 600 km and 6000m of climbing to raise €5000 for the Kerry/Cork Health Link Bus. It’s a charity that is close to the heart of many of the group as they have […]

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Storm Ali Causing Damage Around The County

Storm Ali Causing Damage Around The County

September 19, 2018 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

STORM Ali is causing damage and traffic disruptions around the county this morning. A Status Orange Wind Warning is in effect until 1pm and people are advised to take great care if travelling. Met Eireann say gusts in excess of 130 km/h are possible in coastal regions of the west […]

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