Archive for February 8th, 2020

€20,000 Of Suspected Cannabis Herb Seized In North Kerry

€20,000 Of Suspected Cannabis Herb Seized In North Kerry

February 8, 2020 at 9:25 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 20s and seized approximately €20,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Ballylongford,  on Saturday. Shortly before 3.30pm Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, with the assistance of Listowel Gardaí, executed a search warrant at a house in the Ballylongford area. During the course […]

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North Kerry Family Recently Returned From China Being Assessed By Medical Staff

North Kerry Family Recently Returned From China Being Assessed By Medical Staff

February 8, 2020 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A NORTH Kerry who have been travelling recently in China were removed from their home last night by medical staff wearing protective clothing. They were removed by ambulance at around 10pm on Friday and are being assessed as a precautionary measure, after one member complained of feeling unwell with flu-like […]

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Met Éireann Upgrades Wind Warning To Status Orange For Sunday Morning

Met Éireann Upgrades Wind Warning To Status Orange For Sunday Morning

February 8, 2020 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has upgraded its wind warning for the whole country from Yellow to Status Orange. On Sunday, Storm Ciara will produce very strong southwest winds with mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h and gusts generally up to 130km/h. A combination of Spring Tides and high seas as well as […]

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RSA Advising Caution On Roads As Weather Warnings Take Effect

February 8, 2020 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Status Yellow wind warning is now in effect in Kerry until midnight on Sunday, with the rain warning starting from 12 noon until 3pm tomorrow as Storm Ciara makes her presence felt over the weekend. The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using […]

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At the presentation of a cheque for €3,000 from Chain Gang Cycling Club to Kerry Hospice Foundation were, seated from left; Bridie O'Connor, Kerry Hospice; John Murray of Chain Gang; Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice and Fiona Ryle of Chain Gang. Back from left; Declan Murphy,  Avril Hewitt and David Elton of the Chain Gang, Ita Behan of Kerry Hospice and Chris Murray of the Chain Gang. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chain Gang Presents €6,000 To Two Charities After Fundraiser In Nicky’s Memory

February 8, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE proceeds of a fundraiser held in The Meadowlands Hotel a few months ago, were presented to two charities on Friday night. Tralee-based cycling club, the Chain Gang, held a table quiz and a bike raffle in the hotel back on November 15 in aid of Comfort For Chemo Kerry […]

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€50,000 Win For Kerry Prize Bond Holder In Weekly Draw

€50,000 Win For Kerry Prize Bond Holder In Weekly Draw

February 8, 2020 at 10:39 am 1 comment

SOMEONE in Kerry won €50,000 in yesterday’s Prize Bonds draw. So if you have bond number KK 253488, bought back in 2009, you are in for a windfall. Also, the Kerry holder of bond number AQB849581 won €1,000 in the draw. Every Prize Bond is in to win €1 million twice […]

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Know Your Rights: National Minimum Wage And USC

February 8, 2020 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I’m a full-time minimum wage PAYE worker. Does the increase in the national minimum wage mean that I pay more Universal Social Charge? Answer: The minimum wage increased from €9.80 […]

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'Richard Jewell'

Finnegan On Film: Clint Eastwood Expertly Tells The Story Of ‘Richard Jewell’

February 8, 2020 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Clint Eastwood’s directorial offering, ‘Richard Jewell’ is a stunning moral tale with excellent performances… I LOVE Clint Eastwood films.  He is a talent that acts, directs, produces and even, on occasion, composes the soundtrack. I have been watching him since the Sergio Leone westerns, […]

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