Archive for January 17th, 2020

Man Seriously Injured After Road Traffic Collision In Rathmore

Man Seriously Injured After Road Traffic Collision In Rathmore

January 17, 2020 at 10:36 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Millstreet are investigating a serious road traffic collision that occurred this Friday evening. At approximately 7.10pm on the N72 at Churchview, Rathmore, a male pedestrian in his 80s was seriously injured when struck by a car. The injured male was removed from the scene by ambulance and is currently […]

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Tralee Jobless Figure Rose Again In December

Tralee Jobless Figure Rose Again In December

January 17, 2020 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S live register number increased in December according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. The number of people signing on in Tralee last month was 3,145 an increase of 88 on November. That’s still a drop of around ten per cent on December 2018 when the figure […]

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The St Brigid’s Cow at the Biddy’s Day parade last year.

Artist Works With Community Groups For ‘Street Spectacle’ In Time For St Patrick’s Day

January 17, 2020 at 4:04 pm 1 comment

COMMUNITY groups are taking part in a ‘Street Spectacle’ project which is set to come to fruition for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office is delighted to have Caoimhe Dunn back in the county as facilitator on their Street Spectacle project. This year she […]

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MEP Sean Kelly with teacher Will Nolan and students Oisin McGibney, Kim McTigue and Cian Mason at the launch of the STEAM Academy at Mercy Mounthawk on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sean Kelly Launches STEAM Academy At Mercy Mounthawk

January 17, 2020 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IRELAND South MEP, Sean Kelly, paid a visit to Mercy Mounthawk on Friday for the opening of the STEAM Academy at the secondary school. Students in Mounthawk are embracing STEAM educational approach to learning the uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics have in everyday problem solving, student inquiry, […]

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Over 3,500 Children Waiting For Orthodontic Treatment And Assessment In Kerry And Cork

Over 3,500 Children Waiting For Orthodontic Treatment And Assessment In Kerry And Cork

January 17, 2020 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry John Brassil has described the number of children and young people on waiting lists for orthodontic assessment and treatment across Kerry and Cork as unacceptable. Figures released to Fianna Fáil reveal that 2,170 young people are waiting on orthodontic treatment across Cork and Kerry, with […]

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Launching the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race on Thursday at The Rose Hotel were, seated; Joe Hennebery, Kerry Hospice; Michelle Greaney, MG Coaching and Maura Sullivan, Kerry Hospice. At back; Doreen Moore (past category winner in the 5k), Derek Griffin (Overall winner in the 10 Miler in 2018), Mark Sullivan of The Rose Hotel, Stephen Moore (2019 2nd place overall in the 10 Miler) and Niamh O'Mahony (5k winner for the last two years). Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee 10 Miler/5k Road Race Returns For Third Year

January 17, 2020 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re already pounding the road in a bid to get fit for 2020 then taking part in this event could be a goal to aspire to and in doing so raising money for Kerry Hospice. Organised by Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching, the Tralee 10 miler returns for the third […]

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Brian Stephenson of candidates.ie and Rachel Geary, LEAF Coordinator with EEU An Taisce  launching the partnership where they hope election candidates sign up help the environment. Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Tralee Business Gives Candidates Chance To Reach Young People And Help Environment

January 17, 2020 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE business has teamed up with An Taisce to help candidates promote their policies online and reduce the carbon footprint of the election by planting thousands of trees. Candidates.ie and EEU An Taisce have developed a plan to drive this election campaign into the 21st century and plant thousands […]

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Cllr Pa Daly.

Kerry Sinn Féin Candidate Says His Party Will Stop The Pension Age Increase

January 17, 2020 at 9:56 am 1 comment

SINN Féin Councillor Pa Daly has said that in government, his party would stop the upcoming pension age increase due to come in next year. The pension age is to increase to 67 in January 2021 and to 68 in 2028 meaning that today’s workers, and especially those approaching retirement, may not access […]

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Team Bramble volunteers out picking up rubbish.

Public Asked To Give Half An Hour At ‘Day Of Cleaning’ This Saturday

January 17, 2020 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘DAY Of cleaning’ is planned for this Saturday in The Square to welcome the Chinese New Year festival in a clean environment. The public is invited to volunteer and and join volunteers from Glan Tralee, Team Bramble, Tralee Tidy Towns, Kerry Sustainable Energy Co-op, Tidy Tralee Together, Kerry County Council, […]

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