Archive for December 18th, 2018

Cathaoirleach Cllr Norma Foley and Deputy Chief Executive, Charlie O’Sullivan with the winners of the annual Road Safety Calendar competition hosted by Kerry County Council.

Primary School Pupils Highlight Road Safety In Calendar

December 18, 2018 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  PRIMARY school pupils from around the county have used their artistic skills to highlight and promote road safety through their winning submissions to the 2019 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition which is hosted annual by the local authority. Charlie O’Sullivan, Deputy Chief Executive, Kerry County Council this […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

December 18, 2018 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

AGM: Our juvenile Cruinniú Cinn Bhliana (Annual General Meeting) will take place at 7pm on Tuesday January 8th in Connolly Park. Fáilte roimh chách. SCÓR na nÓG: (i) Our singer, Ella Nic Gabhann, sang beautifully in the Kerry Scór na nÓg final and came a very creditable second….tá sí beagnach […]

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Kerry players who took part in the Munster Juvenile Championships ...L/R ..Tomas O'Sullivan,  Listowel.  Ruadhan Donovan,  Annascaul.   Ava McKay,  Listowel.   Ayrton Burke,  Castleisland. Photo by Thomas Bradley

Kerry Badminton News

December 18, 2018 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

By Colm Griffin Munster Closed Championships U-11 / U-15 Kerry were well represented at the Munster Closed Championships last weekend at the University of Limerick and our young Badminton players certainly made the county proud. In the U-11s clubmates Nicole Vesko and Ben McElligott from Listowel both had double success. […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

December 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Results & Fixtures 16.12.18 Results: 14 Hole Scramble 1. Ger Power, Mikey Sheehy, Grainne Sheehy 38pts. 2. Sean McCarthy, Sean Reidy, Colm Sheehy 38pts 3. Kieran Rutledge, Brian Durran, Alan O’Connor 38pts Cards processed 19 Fixtures: Tuesday 18th December – 18 hole Singles Thursday 27th December – Sean Walsh AmAm

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At the launch of the SRAC Atlantic Challenge at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday morning were, in front; Seamus Cotter, John Murray, Sean Kelly and Neil Bradley, back from left; President of Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly, Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance Ken Tobin, Josephine Molyneaux and Kay McNamara of the Alzheimers Society of Ireland, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley, The Rose Hotel's Director of Sales and Marketing Michele King and Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring. Photo by Dermot Crean

Major Tourism Boost As Thousands Of Cyclists Expected In Tralee Next Spring

December 18, 2018 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will see a major boost next  Spring when thousands of cyclists are expected to base themselves in town for the SRAC Atlantic Challenge which features Irish cycling legends Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and Nicolas Roche. Cyclists from all over the world will gather in town on Saturday, March 30 to participate […]

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Nurses Vote For National 24 Hour Strike Action In The New Year

December 18, 2018 at 12:12 pm 1 comment

95% of INMO nurses and midwives have voted to go on strike in a dispute over staff shortages and pay. The INMO’s Executive Council, made up of elected nurses and midwives from across Ireland, will meet on January 7th and 8th to discuss the result and decide the next steps. […]

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The volunteers who took part in the clean-up at Banna Beach on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Huge Amount Of Litter Collected In Banna Beach Clean-Up

December 18, 2018 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 30 bags of litter was collected by 40 volunteers in less than two hours at a Pre-Christmas clean-up on Banna beach on Sunday. It was a fantastic turnout in the cold weather where many of the volunteers  included lots of young children. The beach, the car-park and approach road […]

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Council Launches Skills Survey For Kerry

Council Launches Skills Survey For Kerry

December 18, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has launched a survey of the skills of people in Kerry which will assist in targeting investment and employment for the county. The online survey is being targeted at everyone living in Kerry, as well as those thinking about relocating to the county, those planning to set […]

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Pictured welcoming Denis Kane, Chairman IGTOA & the board members to The Rose Hotel are Mark Sullivan, General Manager, Dick Henggeler, Proprietor and Michele King, Director of Sales & Marketing.

Irish Golf Tour Operators To Host Conference In Tralee Next Year

December 18, 2018 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE and Ballybunion have been chosen as the venues for the Irish Golf Tour Operator Association National Golf Tourism Conference 2019. The Networking event and Gala Awards Dinner will be shared across The Rose Hotel Tralee and Ballygarry House on October 20/21, 2019. A golf tournament will be hosted at […]

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A group from NLN Kerry which won a Sporting Chance award.

National Inclusion Award For NLN Kerry

December 18, 2018 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

NATIONAL Learning Network Kerry were recently honoured when its Sporting Chance course received a People Make Places award at the National Inclusion Awards in the Castleknock Hotel, Dublin. The awards, which are a Cara initiative, aim to highlight the outstanding work of people and organisations all over Ireland, who are […]

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Six Kerry Schools receive funding from Bon Secours Hospital Tralee
There was tremendous excitement in the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee on Wednesday night the 5th of December last. As part of a staff led initiative and in conjunction with the Bon Secours Community Initiative Fund, all primary schools in County Kerry were invited to enter a quiz to be in with a chance to win a €500 cash prize for their school with each winning student receiving a €50 One4all voucher.
The six winning students and schools were Annie O’Reilly, Caherleaheen National School Tralee, Meaghan Kennelly, Dromclough National School, Listowel, Kyle O’Donovan, Scoil Namoh Eoin Baiste, Lispole, Grace Heffernan, Gaelscoil Lios Tuathail, Laura Coffey, Scoil Mhuire agus Naomh Treasa, Currow and Isobell Dennehy, Holy Cross Mercy School, Killarney.
Teachers, Principals, the winning students and their families gathered to receive their prizes which were presented by Kerry GAA star, Kieran Donaghy. Hospital Manager, Mr TJ O’Connor thanked Kieran for giving freely of his time in lieu of a donation to his chosen charity. The Bon Secours Hospital Tralee is a not for profit organisation and Mr O’Connor added that ‘For us, in the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, it begins and ends with our community, our neighbours, our friends and family members and of course, our schools are at the very heart of our community”
Teachers and Principals expressed their thanks to the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee with prize money already being earmarked for PE equipment, books and iPads.
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Schools Receive Funding From Bon Secours Hospital

December 18, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was tremendous excitement in the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee earlier this month when pupils from six schools received cash prizes for themselves and their schools. As part of a staff led initiative and in conjunction with the Bon Secours Community Initiative Fund, all primary schools in County Kerry were […]

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