Archive for January 31st, 2020

Jack Barry lays off a pass. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Name Team To Play Galway On Saturday Night

January 31, 2020 at 8:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER last week’s battle in Croke Park, it’s back home tomorrow night for the footballers with a clash against Galway in Austin Stack Park. Their Allianz National Football League Round 2 game throws in at 7pm and a big crowd is expected in Tralee. The starting 15 features three changes from […]

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Worst January Ever For Numbers Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

Worst January Ever For Numbers Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

January 31, 2020 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS January was the worst ever for patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry. There were 418 patients on trolleys during the month, surpassing the previous high of 382 in January 2018, by around 10% and 40% up on last January’s figure of 297. Nationwide, 12,024 admitted patients went without […]

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The cigarette butt bins which will be installed soon by Tralee Tidy Towns.

New Cigarette Butt Bins To Be Installed Around Town Centre

January 31, 2020 at 12:05 pm 1 comment

SMOKERS are being encouraged to dispose of their cigarette butts responsibly in new bins around the town centre. The later Irish Business Against Litter report was very favourable to the town but it did highlight areas in the town centre where littering of cigarette butts was an unsightly problem Now, […]

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Dáithí Ó Sé launching his new stage show on The Mall in Tralee on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Dáithí’s Bringing His New Stage Show To Tralee

January 31, 2020 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

POPULAR TV presenter and Rose of Tralee host, Dáithí Ó Sé, will bring his brand new stage show ‘Dáithí’s Rhyme With Reason’ to Tralee in May. His Kingdom of Kerry Tour, which will consist of three shows in Tralee, Listowel and Dingle, will be a hugely entertaining panel show with […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance President Kevin McCarthy and Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane with Chris Chong Whi and Bial Dong Mei at the opening of the Chinese New Year Festival in Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do In Tralee This Weekend

January 31, 2020 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

It’s a big weekend for sport and activity so let’s hope the weather is kind… 1. Final push with Poshey… THE annual ’31 Day January Challenge for Positive Mental Health’ finishes tonight and all are invited to come together for the final 5k. Over €13,000 has already been raised for […]

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Deputy Principal Shane Kissane, Dr Fatima Halim, Qintar Ameed, Rachel Fitzgerald, Anita Bodenham, Dr Ameed Ur Rehman and Noor Ul Ain at the Pakistani Cuisine and Eid Festival night at Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Parents Sample Pakistani Cuisine

January 31, 2020 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk Parents’ Council hosted a ‘Pakistani Cuisine and Eid Festival’ night in the school on Thursday. The Parents Council launched an Intercultural Programme last November that is taking place throughout the academic year 2019/2020. Parents from different cultures within the school community are hosting a series of cookery demonstrations […]

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Cllr Says Communities Are Worried About ATM Sell-Off By Banks

Cllr Says Communities Are Worried About ATM Sell-Off By Banks

January 31, 2020 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Councillor and General Election candidate for Kerry, Pa Daly, has said plans by Bank of Ireland and AIB plan to sell off ATM cash machines is causing deep concern in communities across the county. He called on the government to intervene in the situation via the Central Bank […]

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Attending the meeting in The Rose Hotel last night were Jean Foley, Kerry County Council; Dr Susan Lawlor; Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane; Adam Harris of 'As I Am'; Jack Dowey and Jimmy Adams. Photo by Dermot Crean

Meeting Held On Autism-Friendly Initiative For Tralee

January 31, 2020 at 8:55 am 1 comment

THERE was a public meeting held in The Rose Hotel last night to help Tralee on its journey to be to becoming an Autism-Friendly town. Guest speaker and CEO of ‘As I Am’ — the Autism advocacy organisation — Adam Harris, was there and offered an insight into the initiative launched […]

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