Archive for May 15th, 2019

New €19m Kerry Sports Academy Officially Opened At IT Tralee Campus

New €19m Kerry Sports Academy Officially Opened At IT Tralee Campus

May 15, 2019 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology, Tralee welcomed An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD to officially open the €19 million Kerry Sports Academy (KSA) today. Construction began on the Kerry Sports Academy in 2017 and the then Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D., turned the first sod on […]

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Presentation Secondary Art teacher Lily O'Sullivan (left) with Transition Year students, TY co-ordinator Anne O'Mahony and Fr Sean Jones in front of the mural at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Students Paint Mural For Church In Rathass

May 15, 2019 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A MURAL painted by Presentation Secondary School students received a special blessing at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Rathass on Wednesday. A mural with the words ‘Be Not Afraid’ emblazoned across it by Transition Year students is now hanging at the back of the church and art teacher […]

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In front; Declan Murphy Projects Officer with Fáilte Ireland with Conference and Banqueting Manager Madeleine Doyle; Rose Hotel General Manager Mark Sullivan, HR Manager Susan Kelly and Sales and Marketing Director Michele King and staff from the Rose Hotel at the presentation of the Service Excellence Business Award from Fáilte Ireland at the hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Rose Hotel Receives Service Excellence Award From Fáilte Ireland

May 15, 2019 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel has once again been recognised for its high standards of excellence, having recently received the Service Excellence Business Award from Fáilte Ireland. Highly regarded in the hospitality industry, the Fáilte Ireland Service Excellence Programme encourages the optimisation of individual and collective operational capability, leading to improved profitability […]

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Stretch Of Tralee-Ballybunion Road To Be Closed To Two-Way Traffic

Stretch Of Tralee-Ballybunion Road To Be Closed To Two-Way Traffic

May 15, 2019 at 3:47 pm 1 comment

A STRETCH of the main Tralee to Ballybunion road is to close to two-way traffic in two weeks time for an indefinite period. The Dale Road (Rathscannell), located on the R556 between Abbeydorney and Ballyduff, has been the scene of many accidents over the years. Upgrading works are scheduled to […]

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Members of the Tír na nÓg Youth Club with parents and Cllr Norma Foley at the KYDS on Friday last. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Youth Club To Start Second Group After Hugely Successful Year

May 15, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW youth club formed last year by parents of secondary school children, has proved so popular that they are starting a second group for September. The Tír na nÓg club based at KDYS in Tralee was the brainchild of parents Lisa Martin and Catriona Kennedy who found that their […]

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Gemma O'Brien and JP O'Brien at the exhibition of art from night classes students at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Talent On Display At Evening Art Class Exhibition

May 15, 2019 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE talent of those who took evening art classes over the past eight months was plain to see at an exhibition in Coláiste Gleann Lí on Tuesday night. Two sets of courses — one in the autumn and again in spring — saw a great attendance of men and women […]

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The five puppies vying for Kerry Puppy of the Year.

Vote For Your Favourite Kerry Puppy Of The Year In Petmania Competition

May 15, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

PETMANIA in Tralee is searching for the Kerry’s 2019 Puppy of the Year and there are five finalists looking for your votes. The Kerry Puppy of the Year winner will then go forward for the chance to win the title of Ireland’s 2019 Puppy of the year. From the 60 puppy nominations […]

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