Archive for January 22nd, 2020

Mercy Mounthawk's Steven Bowler, Leeroy Leeroy Odiahi, Daire Kennelly and David Goreanskii at the school on Wednesday. Photo by Demrot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Hails Its Basketball Cup-Winning Heroes

January 22, 2020 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a long time coming but the top schools basketball trophy is finally residing in Mercy Mounthawk. The boys were crowned Under 19 A All Ireland Schools Cup champions yesterday for the first time when the beat St Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland by 81 to 64 at the National […]

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Daly Slams Decision To Cut Funding To Disability Services

Daly Slams Decision To Cut Funding To Disability Services

January 22, 2020 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin General Election candidate for Kerry, Pa Daly, has called the announced cut to disability services as “unacceptable”. Disability service providers were recently notified by the HSE that they will be facing a funding cut of 0.7% for 2020. This will result in a cut of €160,000 for St Mary […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students modelling Junk Kouture entries. Included are, back from left; Ella Ní hAnnáin, Laura Ní Lionnáin, Katie de Rossa, Aoife Ní Shuilleabháin, Máire Sabhaois and Saoirse Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh. In front; Ella Ní Bhroin and Ella Nic Gabhann. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Make Big Effort For Junk Kouture

January 22, 2020 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’RE a very creative bunch in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and students there always make a huge effort for an annual competition to highlight environmental issues. Junk Kouture is a fashion competition using recycled materials, which challenges young people to design, create and model high-end couture from everyday junk. Teacher Deirdre Ní Shíocháin […]

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Con O'Connor of Pieta House (right) accepts a cheque from Paul Donovan, Micheál Maher, Ciara Hotchkiss and Anne Lenihan of Borg Warner on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Proceeds From Two Fundraisers Presented To Pieta House

January 22, 2020 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE proceeds of two separate fundraisers, held by a company and a local club, were handed over to Pieta House on Monday. Con O’Connor from the Moyderwell-based suicide prevention and counselling centre was presented with cheques totalling €2,100 by Borg Warner and the Tralee Flower and Garden Club. Staff from […]

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Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir with teachers and Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils supporting Na Gaeil on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Gaelscoil Shows Its Support As Na Gaeil Bids For All-Ireland Glory

January 22, 2020 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

WITH just days to go, excitement reigns over the general Oakpark area as Na Gaeil prepare for their All-Ireland Junior Club Final on Saturday in Croke Park. Nowhere is this more evident than in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, just a stone’s throw from their pitches in Killeen. While the school has […]

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Launching the Progressive Pathways event were, in front; Deirdre Kearin, NEWKD and Mairead O'Sullivan, SKDP. At back; Valerie Moore, IT Tralee; Linda O'Sullivan, Employability Kerry; Miriam Ryan, Employability Kerry; Pat O'Donovan, NEWKD and Kieran Barry, Department of Employment and Social Protection. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds To Attend Progressive Pathways 2020 At The Rose Hotel

January 22, 2020 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE Progressive Pathways Fair returns again this year and it’s a great opportunity for people aged 16 or over, with health issues, illness, disability or other support needs, to find out more about their employment options. The Fair — which takes place at The Rose Hotel on Friday, January 31, […]

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Bertie Ahern at a past Killarney Economic Conference.

High-Profile Speakers For Killarney Economic Conference

January 22, 2020 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

ECONOMIC, civic and political leaders from Ireland, the UK and Europe will gather in Kerry this Friday, January 24, for the third annual Killarney Economic Conference. The event, at The Brehon in Killarney, will see former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, reflecting on the Good Friday Agreement and the likely impact of […]

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The team at Ballyroe Heights Hotel celebrating their recent awards. Photo: Joe Hanley

Sponsored: Multiple Awards Prove Ballyroe Heights Hotel Is A Perfect Wedding Venue

January 22, 2020 at 9:17 am 1 comment

BALLYROE Heights Hotel, Tralee is on Top of the World after receiving three prestigious awards in the annual awards recently. The results are based on reviews submitted to the website by couples who have loved their experience at various wedding venues that were eligible for the awards. Ballyroe […]

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