Archive for October 10th, 2019

Tralee Schools Urged To Enter AIB Build A Bank Challenge

Tralee Schools Urged To Enter AIB Build A Bank Challenge

October 10, 2019 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE and Kerry students are encouraged to enter this year’s AIB Build A Bank Challenge. Kerry has enjoyed strong representation in recent years, with Presentation Tralee doing especially well winning the overall award two years ago. There’s €5,000 up for grabs as over 100 schools from across Ireland are expected to […]

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Stag & Doe Sessions Return With Great Line-Up

October 10, 2019 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stag & Doe Sessions returns next month and organisers are promising the best night live original music yet. Taking place on Friday, November 15 at 9pm, The Fiddler Bar in the Square will host Outlion, Stolen City and Fallen Lights. The Sessions have provided an opportunity for local music fans to […]

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Kerry addiction treatment centre Talbot Grove has unveiled a new name and identity in tandem with the release of its annual report. The Castleisland facility, which offers Residential, Continuing Care and Concerned Persons programmes, will be known as The Grove, with a new logo incorporating a birch leaf and symbolising new beginnings. Meanwhile in its annual report it was noted that the number of clients presenting with cocaine addiction continues to climb with a further 5% increase reported in 2018.  The report also found an increase in younger clients - in 2018, there was a 30% increase in clients aged between 24 and 29. From left, Sean Fleming, Deputy Director, Meadbh O’Connor, Front Desk, Peggy Keane, Counsellor, Kathleen Walsh, Chef, Marie McEllistrim, Front Desk, Dolores Tiernan, Director, The Grove and Miney Harnett, Maintenance. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan.FREE PIC/NO REPRO FEE/ISSUED 10/10/2020

Numbers Seeking Treatment For Cocaine Addiction Rises At Kerry Facility

October 10, 2019 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TO coincide with the announcement of a new identity, for Talbot Grove, the addiction treatment centre in Castlelisland also announced the details of their annual report where incidents of cocaine addiction is on the increase Talbot Grove has announced that from today, the centre will be known as The Grove […]

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Seated; Meabh, Majella and Maria O'Connell with Kathleen Collins of Recovery Haven and Carrie Ann Clifford of Hairworks after the girls had their hair cut for charity on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Family Chops The Locks To Help Recovery Haven And ‘Little Princess Trust’

October 10, 2019 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE mom and her two daughters were feeling a little lighter-headed on Wednesday evening after they had a large part of their hair cut off to help two great causes. Majella O’Connell of O’Connell’s Pharmacy, and her two daughters Meabh and Maria had been growing their hair out for […]

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Front from left; Margaret Crean, Andrea O'Donoghue and Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice accept a cheque from Kate Carmody and staff from the Revenue Commissioners after their recent fundraising efforts. Photo by Dermot Crean

Revenue Staff’s Fundraising Efforts Help Out Kerry Hospice

October 10, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

STAFF at the Revenue Commissioners offices at Spa Road presented a cheque to Kerry Hospice  this morning after they held a fundraiser there recently. Some staff wore the county colours of their great rivals for a day, while a coffee morning was also held which eventually raised €1,310. “Theresa Dooley, […]

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Waiting Times For Children’s Mental Health Services In Kerry A ‘Disgrace’ Says Kerry TD

October 10, 2019 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry John Brassil says almost 150 vulnerable young people are being left behind as the waiting lists for the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service across Kerry and Cork continue to grow. The latest figures released reveal that 564 children and teenagers are waiting for an […]

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Eamon Ryan (third from left) on Ireland AM on Virgin Media One on Wednesday morning.

Cllr Daly Says Green Party Leader’s Suggestion For Rural Transport Is ‘Incredulous’

October 10, 2019 at 9:50 am 1 comment

KERRY Sinn Féin general election candidate Cllr Pa Daly has said, a suggestion by the leader of the Green Party that families in rural villages would share a small number of cars is incredulous. But the Green Party said Eamon Ryan’s comments on Virgin Media One’s Ireland AM show on […]

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