Archive for April 17th, 2019

The group of Under 12 girls with coaches in Croke Park on Monday. Photo by John Walsh

PHOTOS: Day To Remember As Kerins O’Rahilly’s U10 Girls Play In Croke Park

April 17, 2019 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement and anticipation as the Under 10 Girls Team from Kerins O’Rahillys set out on Monday morning on the road to Croke Park to play in the Ladies Gaelic Football Association’s Under 10 Go Game Blitz. This was a huge honour and a very proud moment for […]

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Roger Casement To Be Remembered In Ardfert On Friday

Roger Casement To Be Remembered In Ardfert On Friday

April 17, 2019 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

ROGER Casement’s arrival in Kerry by submarine in 1916 will be remembered and celebrated at Casement’s or McKenna’s Fort in Ardfert at 12 noon this Friday. Dr Tim Horgan, historian and author, will addresss the assembly. The event is being organised by Tralee’s Tionól Mhic Easmainn – Casement Gathering under […]

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Tralee native Paul Crean of Partnership International (front centre) with interns placed in businesses in Tralee.

Tralee Native Looks For Host Families/Companies As New Office Opens In Town

April 17, 2019 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native has opened a branch of an international company in town and they are looking for host families and companies to host their clients. Headquartered in Cork city, Partnership International is a work, study and travel organisation for international 18 to 24 year olds. Programmes include international graduate […]

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Thousands Expected To Attend Kingdom County Fair Next Month

Thousands Expected To Attend Kingdom County Fair Next Month

April 17, 2019 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year when preparations are in full swing for the annual Kingdom County Fair. The launch of the 2019 Fair took place in the Meadowlands Hotel last night and speaking at the launch, the Kingdom County Fair Chairman Mr James Tarrant said; “We are really looking […]

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Launching the night at the dogs in aid of Kerry LGFA.

Night At The Dogs To Raise Funds For Kerry Ladies Football

April 17, 2019 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry LGFA is literally going to the dogs next month as both club and county have joined forces to create a unique fundraiser for the betterment of Ladies Football in Kerry. All funds raised will be distributed evenly between club and county ensuring the growth of club football and […]

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10-4-2019: Hans Buenting, COO, Renewables innogy SE and Cathal Hennessy, Managing Director, innogy Renewables Ireland Ltd., presenting Lyrecrompane National School with a community donation of 10,000 euro after they  officially opened the Dromadda Beg onshore windfarm in County Kerry, Ireland on Wednesday. Also in photo are Cara Mattimoe, Isabelle Cahill, Katie Brosnan, Ayla Yaxley, Basla Witkowska, Kasie witkowska, Emma Long, Conor Shanahan, Paudie Brosnan, Oliver Kupies, Timmy Cahill, James Roche, Wojteta Withowski, Daniel Borsnan and teachers, Ciara o'Connor and Eilish Lyons.
Photo: Don MacMonagle
The inauguration of innogy's  first wind farm in Ireland will be officially celebrated today (Wednesday 10 April ) by Hans B¸nting, Chief Operating Officer Renewables, innogy SE, with the announcement of a Ä10,000 annual funding award to the local community within 5km of the wind farm and including the whole village of Knocknagashel.
Pupils from Lyreacrompane National School and project contractors will join other invited guests at a special event in Tralee to mark the funding windfall and to celebrate the opening of innogy's 10.2 megawatt (MW), three turbine Dromadda Beg Wind Farm. As part of the school's green programme, pupils have named the three turbines: The Three Amigos.
Principal teacher, Ciara O'Connor said: "The pupils have worked hard on the school's application for their biodiversity green school flag. As part of our green school lessons, we recently enjoyed an energy workshop run by Killarney National Park where the pupils learned about both renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Finding out about how Dromadda Beg Wind Farm was built and naming the turbines has been a useful and fun learning experience for all the pupils in the school."
Hans B¸nting said: "Ireland is going through a major energy transition, comparable to what Germany started many years ago. It is the Irish Government's intention that by 2050 your Irish homes, cars, workplaces, shop

German Company To Give Annual Funding Of €10,000 To Community

April 17, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE inauguration of innogy’s  first wind farm in Ireland was officially celebrated last week by Hans Bünting, Chief Operating Officer Renewables, innogy SE, with the announcement of a €10,000 annual funding award to the local community within 5km of the wind farm and including the whole village of Knocknagashel. Pupils […]

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Chamber To Receive €1,000 Towards Marquee Events On May Bank Holiday Weekend

Chamber To Receive €1,000 Towards Marquee Events On May Bank Holiday Weekend

April 17, 2019 at 8:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will get €1,000 towards activities to take place in a marquee in the Tralee Town Square on Saturday May 4 after securing the allocation from ‘The Big Hello!’ Healthy Kerry Community Weekend fund. The marquee will be erected to coincide with the Tralee Food Festival taking place over […]

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