Archive for January 11th, 2020

Met Eireann.

Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry On Monday

January 11, 2020 at 6:32 pm Comments are Disabled

A Status Orange Wind warning has been issued for Kerry and several other counties for a period on Monday. As Storm Brendan tracks to the northwest of Ireland, southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h with gusts of 110 to 130 km/h, highest in coastal areas. […]

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Na Gaeil Through To All-Ireland Junior Club Final In Croke Park

Na Gaeil Through To All-Ireland Junior Club Final In Croke Park

January 11, 2020 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

NA Gaeil will have their day in Croke Park in two weeks time, after they won their All-Ireland Junior Club Semi-Final this afternoon. The Oakpark clubmen beat Kilmaine of Mayo in Cusack Park, Ennis, and can now look forward to a date in headquarters on Saturday, January 25, as one of […]

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Some of the cast of 'Hairspray', Padraig Harrington, Sorcha Ringland and Lorcan Ryan  at rehearsals in Mercy Mounthawk last week. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Rehearsing For Latest Production

January 11, 2020 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students have been working hard over the past few months rehearsing for their latest stage production, with some even coming in the morning after their school debs. With a cast of about 140, taking in students from all years, they will bring the much-loved musical ‘Hairspray’ to the […]

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History Of Faction Fighting In Kerry Explored In New Book

History Of Faction Fighting In Kerry Explored In New Book

January 11, 2020 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE brutal history of faction fighting in Kerry is explored in a new book to be launched next week. ‘Days Of The Blackthorn – Faction Fighters Of Kerry’ by Sean Moraghan, details some grim encounters in all parts of the county, including the Battle of Ballyeagh near Ballybunion in 1834, between […]

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New Figures For Kerry Show General Increase In Crime Last Year

New Figures For Kerry Show General Increase In Crime Last Year

January 11, 2020 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE latest crime figures from the Kerry Garda Division shows most crimes increased in the county in 2019 on the previous year. The statistics were revealed at the Joint Policing Committee meeting at Kerry County  Council chambers on Friday morning. It shows Property Crime up 7%, Crimes Against the Person […]

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CBS Students Receive Award In BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

CBS Students Receive Award In BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

January 11, 2020 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee CBS students came third in a category at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS in Dublin yesterday evening. Josh O’Sullivan and Swithin Pais project was ‘A statistical analysis into vaccine hesitancy in first year males’ and the boys were called on stage to accept their […]

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Jobs Lost In Tralee As Fashion Retailer Announces Sudden Closure

Jobs Lost In Tralee As Fashion Retailer Announces Sudden Closure

January 11, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was bad news yesterday for jobs in Tralee as fashion retailer Swamp announced it is to close with immediate effect. The Tralee store, located at Abbeycourt, is one of the seven stores in Ireland to shut and it is understood that up to 60 staff nationwide will be impacted. […]

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The Gentlemen

Finnegan On Film: Guy Ritchie Back On Familiar But Fun Ground With ‘The Gentlemen’

January 11, 2020 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Guy Ritchie’s return to the cockney gangster genre is great fun with the cast really enjoying themselves… “The Gentlemen” is Guy Rtchie’s welcome return to the “Manor” of his signature sub genre of Cheeky Crafty Cockney Gangster after Hollywood blockbusters Aladdin (big box office) […]

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