Archive for March 30th, 2019

Michelle O'Sullivan, Sharon McElligott, Sarah Louise Carey and Sandra Walsh at UHK's Got Talent at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The UHK’s Got Talent Night At The Brandon (Part 2)

March 30, 2019 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY came in their hundreds to support the staff of University Hospital Kerry taking part in UHK’s Got Talent last night. As we told you earlier (click here for previous coverage), the judges went for Vocal Chords as the winners while the public vote favoured The Arrhythmias. But it was the […]

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‘May the Force be with you’…Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. The Festival takes place from Friday 3rd May - Sunday 5th May 2019. Also on Hand was Danielle Favier, Fáilte Ireland and James Murphy, Skellig Whiskey.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Star Wars Fans To Enjoy ‘May The 4th Be With You’ Festival In Kerry Villages

March 30, 2019 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

CALLING all Star Wars fans. The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, unveiled the programme of events for this year’s ‘May the 4th Be With You’ festival on the Wild Atlantic Way, including a host of fun activities for all-ages across the Kerry villages of Portmagee, Valentia Island and Ballyferriter. Celebrating […]

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Milltown Looks Forward To Hosting Kerry County Fleadh

Milltown Looks Forward To Hosting Kerry County Fleadh

March 30, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

PLANS are coming together in Milltown for the Kerry County Fleadh, which will be staged in the mid-Kerry town in June for the second year running. “Last year’s Fleadh was a huge success in Milltown”, said Chairman of the organising committee Vincent Prendergast. “Feedback has been very positive, and there’s […]

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'Fit For Discharge', contestants at UHK's Got Talent at the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Raised For Chemotherapy Unit With UHK’s Got Talent (Part 1)

March 30, 2019 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 1,000 people enjoyed some fantastic entertainment last night as the staff at University Hospital Kerry showed there’s a lot more to them than their talents in the healthcare profession. Over 7o of them in eight acts took to the stage in the Brandon Hotel Conference centre for UHK’s Got […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘Us’ Is The Scariest Movie You’ll See This Year

McCann At The Movies: ‘Us’ Is The Scariest Movie You’ll See This Year

March 30, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says Jordan Peele’s stunning, fear-filled feature ‘Us’ is a remarkable movie that will  feature in many ‘Best of 2019’ lists… This week’s Tralee Omniplex outing, ‘Us’, tells the story of Adelaide (Nupita Nyong’o) who, haunted by an unexplainable trauma from her childhood and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, […]

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Know Your Rights: Changes To Minimum Wage For People Under 18

March 30, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: What are the recent changes to the minimum wage?  Answer: The national minimum wage has not changed and is still €9.80 for adult workers over 18. However, from 4 March […]

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Fire At Killarney National Park Now Contained

Fire At Killarney National Park Now Contained

March 30, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fire Service has attended and contained a fire which occurred overnight in Killarney National Park, but is asking members of the public to stay away from the southern side of Torc Mountain until further notice. The fire was reported to the Fire Services at 10pm and two units from […]

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