Archive for January 11th, 2019

CBS The Green Students Win Category At BT Young Scientist Exhibition

CBS The Green Students Win Category At BT Young Scientist Exhibition

January 11, 2019 at 9:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE CBS students have won the Overall award in the Senior Social and Behavioural Sciences category at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin tonight. Michael Kirby, Padraig Crean and Michael Carroll created a farm safety book. Their project was ‘A study into the effectiveness of teaching farm […]

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Unemployment Rose In Tralee And Around The County Last Month

Unemployment Rose In Tralee And Around The County Last Month

January 11, 2019 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE live register figure for Tralee increased in December by 88 people from the previous month, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. There were 3,458  people signing on last month compared to 3,370 in November. However, the figure is down 478 on the same month in […]

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MEP And Martin Ferris Launch Sinn Fein’s Housing Campaign

MEP And Martin Ferris Launch Sinn Fein’s Housing Campaign

January 11, 2019 at 4:20 pm 2 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris joined with Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada and Cllr Pa Daly in Tralee Town Centre this lunchtime to launch Sinn Féin’s Housing & Rental Crisis campaign in Kerry. “Every week for several years now my offices and the offices of other elected representatives […]

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Could Some Tralee Homeowners See A Decrease In Property Tax?

Could Some Tralee Homeowners See A Decrease In Property Tax?

January 11, 2019 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME householders in Tralee could see a drop in their property tax judging by the latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office. According to the CSO, the average value of a house in Tralee in May 2013 was €151,045 but in 2018 that had fallen to €121,250. The Local Property […]

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Jane Behan, Carmel Quirket, Kathleen O'Sullivan, Lorraine Hobbery and Amy O'Sullivan, participants in the upcoming Kerry Camogie 'Stars In Their Eyes' at the launch in The Forge Bar, Causeway, on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ Night To Help Kerry Camogie

January 11, 2019 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a star-studded night of entertainment later this month when well-known faces from the north Kerry sporting fraternity take to the stage for ‘Stars In Their Eyes’. Taking the format of the well-known ITV show, 10 acts will take on the persona of famous music stars for […]

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Software Development teacher David Crowley and student Colin McDaid who helped organise the gaming event for Jigsaw at Kerry College of Further Education on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

KCFE Students Get Gaming For Jigsaw Kerry

January 11, 2019 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at the Kerry College of Further Education took over the canteen on Thursday morning for a special fundraiser for Jigsaw Kerry. The Software Development and Games Development class in conjunction with KCFE hosted a retro, board gaming and FIFA gaming event and it eventually raised €240 for the mental health […]

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At the launch of the Donal Walsh LiveLife Film Competition were, front from left; Filmmaker Lisa Fingleton of NEWKD (adjudicator), Elma Walsh of LiveLife, Mary Lucey, Principal of Kerry College of Further Education and Maurice Galway (adjudicator). Back from left; Eamonn Hickson of Radio Kerry; Jennifer Boyle of LiveLife Foundation; Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance; Michaela Brosnan of KCFE; Margaret Kissane of Connect Publications and Aidan Kelly of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

Entries Now Open For Donal Walsh Live Life Film Competition

January 11, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Live Life Film Competition for 2019 was officially launched on Thursday in Kerry College of Further Education and entries are now invited with the theme of “It All Works Out!” This is the 6th year of this hugely popular competition in memory of Tralee teenager Donal Walsh. The Competition aims […]

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Participants at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

On Your Bike For The Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle This Saturday

January 11, 2019 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

TIME to get active again after the Christmas/New Year period and what better way than to achieve this than by getting the bike out for a cycle. The Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle takes place this Saturday, at 11am from St. Pat’s GAA Club, Blennerville. The event is held annually to […]

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