Archive for June 14th, 2019

Cllrs Pa Daly and Toireasa Ferris.

Sinn Féin Councillors Call For More Frequent Tralee Municipal District Meetings

June 14, 2019 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE two Sinn Féin councillors in the Tralee Municipal District have called for monthly, rather than bimonthly, meetings of the Tralee MD. Cllr Pa Daly made the request at the first meeting of the newly elected Tralee Municipal District councillors on Friday and this was supported by his party colleague, Cllr […]

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Part Of Ring Of Kerry Road To Close Temporarily For Emergency Repairs

Part Of Ring Of Kerry Road To Close Temporarily For Emergency Repairs

June 14, 2019 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re thinking go heading off on the Ring of Kerry towards the end of the month, then you better be aware that the N71 road between Torc Waterfall and the carpark for Dinis Cottage, will be closed to all traffic from Monday, June 24 to Friday, July 5. The […]

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Mayor To Meet Dunnes Management Within Weeks About Vacant Town Centre Premises

Mayor To Meet Dunnes Management Within Weeks About Vacant Town Centre Premises

June 14, 2019 at 1:06 pm 1 comment

TRALEE’S new Mayor, Cllr Jim Finucane, is to meet with Dunnes Stores management within weeks to make a proposal in relation to the vacant premises in Bridge Street. Mayor Finucane told fellow councillors at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Friday, that he has initiated contact with Dunnes Stores […]

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Summer Stars Reading Programme Begins Again At Tralee Library

Summer Stars Reading Programme Begins Again At Tralee Library

June 14, 2019 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Summer Stars Reading Adventure begins in your local library on this Saturday, June 15. Each year Kerry Library runs free summer reading programmes for primary school children to promote literacy development during the holidays and to encourage readers and not so regular readers to engage with books. Each child […]

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Mayor of Tralee Cllr Jim Finucane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Jim Finucane Is The New Mayor Of Tralee

June 14, 2019 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

FINE Gael councillor, Jim Finucane was elected as the new town Mayor of Tralee this morning at the first meeting of Tralee Municipal District since the local elections in May. Cllr Finucane was proposed for the position by Labour Cllr Terry O’Brien and seconded by Fianna Fáil Cllr Norma Foley. Similarly, […]

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Emer and Ken Tobin of Yummy Cafe celebrated the businesses sixth birthday this month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sponsored: The Joy Of Six For One Of Tralee’s Favourite Family Restaurants

June 14, 2019 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

SIX years. It might not seem that long ago, but it’s hard to remember a time when Yummy Cafe wasn’t serving up great food on Dominick Street, such is the place it holds in the hearts of many people in Tralee. Emer and Ken Tobin opened the doors to the […]

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Billy Ryle with MC for the evening Kerry O'Shea and former editor of The Kerryman Declan Malone who launched Billy's book, 'Christian Brotherly Love' at Tralee Library on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Billy’s Book Launched At Tralee Library

June 14, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large turnout for the launch of a new book by a local author in Tralee Library on Wednesday night. Launched by former editor of The Kerryman, Declan Malone, Billy Ryle’s new novel ‘Christian Brotherly Love’ is a fictional novel set in the 1950’s and 1960’s and is the […]

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Participants pictured at last year's Born To Run 40 Mile Ultra Marathon and Relay. Photo by James Loveridge

Local School To Benefit From Born To Run Club’s 40 Mile Ultra Marathon

June 14, 2019 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

“KEEP on running” by The Spencer Davis Group might be a fitting soundtrack for a special event taking place in Tralee on Saturday, July 27. On that date, for the fifth year in a row, Born To Run Tralee Marathon Club will host its 40 mile ultra marathon and relay. […]

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Over 50 Women With Kerry Addresses Travelled To Britain For Abortions Last Year

Over 50 Women With Kerry Addresses Travelled To Britain For Abortions Last Year

June 14, 2019 at 9:05 am 1 comment

STATISTICS published on Thursday by the UK Department of Health show that 52 women giving Kerry addresses travelled to have an abortion in England or Wales in 2018. This is up from 50 in 2017 and 49 in 2016. The figures show that the number of women giving Irish addresses who […]

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