Archive for March 12th, 2020

Children from Caherleaheen NS are joined by Principal Mary Connolly and Carol O'Connor with at back, Ciara Buckley, Laura O'Shea, Trish Cronin and Courtney, to launch the Spring Gourmet Barbecue at Ballygarry House Hotel to take place on March 13. Photo by Dermot Crean

Number Of Events Planned For Tralee This Weekend Called Off

March 12, 2020 at 4:12 pm 1 comment

IN light of this morning’s announcement of new measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, a number of events which were due to take place in Tralee over the coming days have been called off. CBS The Green’s ‘Big Maggie’ had been cancelled for Thursday and Friday night. A […]

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Some Kerry County Council Amenities To Close To Public

Some Kerry County Council Amenities To Close To Public

March 12, 2020 at 3:45 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council has announced that, following the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team, the following Council amenities will be closed to the public from this evening until after March 29: • All public libraries in the county • Kerry County Museum • Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre (restaurant […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Confirmations Due To Take Place In Kerry Before Easter Postponed

March 12, 2020 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CONFIRMATIONS which were due to take place before Easter have now been postponed due to the measures announced this morning by the Government to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. The Diocese of Kerry confirmed this afternoon that they will take place at a later date. The Government recommended that all […]

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GAA Suspends All Activity From Midnight Tonight

GAA Suspends All Activity From Midnight Tonight

March 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL games and training at all levels in GAA clubs throughout Kerry and the rest of the country will cease from midnight tonight. The statement on the GAA.ie website reads: “In light of this morning’s Government announcement, the GAA, An Cumann Camógaíochta and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association have decided […]

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Siamsa Tíre And INEC Postpone Upcoming Events

Siamsa Tíre And INEC Postpone Upcoming Events

March 12, 2020 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS morning’s announcement by the Government about new measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has resulted in the INEC Killarney and Siamsa Tíre having to postpone events in the next few weeks. The Government recommends any indoor gatherings of over 100 people be cancelled until after March 29. […]

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An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Government Announces Schools, Colleges To Close And Cancellation Of Mass Gatherings

March 12, 2020 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE Government has stepped up its measures to limit the spread of the Coronavirus, after An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made a statement from Washington DC this morning. From 6pm today until March 29 the following measure are being put in place. Schools, colleges and childcare facilities will close from tomorrow […]

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Senator Ned O'Sullivan.

Kerry Senator Stops Canvassing The Country Due To COVID-19 Crisis

March 12, 2020 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil Senator Ned O’Sullivan has taken the decision to complete his Seanad re-election campaign via phone. The Kerry based Senator, who has travelled over 5,000km to date, said he will no longer call to County Councillors homes or meet them at gatherings in an effort to stem the […]

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Students taking part in the Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Run on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Enjoy Seachtain Na Gaeilge Run In The Park

March 12, 2020 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE entire student body at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí were joined by their teachers for a 5k fun run during the school’s Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations. While some wore green to mark the upcoming national holiday, they had to cover up with jackets as the heavens opened while they made their way […]

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Basketball Ireland Suspends All Competitions

Basketball Ireland Suspends All Competitions

March 12, 2020 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors will have to wait a while to see if they can retain their Men’s Superleague title as Basketball Ireland has suspended all competitions due to the Coronavirus. Warriors were due to play Coughlan C&S Neptune in Cork their final game of the season this weekend but that’s […]

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