Archive for March 13th, 2020

The Aqua Dome

Aqua Dome To Close Until Further Notice As A Result Of COVID-19 Crisis

March 13, 2020 at 8:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Aqua Dome has taken the decision to close its doors until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Following the latest advice from HSE and Kerry County Council, the directors have agreed to close the facility with immediate effect in the interests of public safety. “We regret […]

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Tralee Soup Kitchen Offers Takeaway Service Tomorrow

Tralee Soup Kitchen Offers Takeaway Service Tomorrow

March 13, 2020 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Soup Kitchen will operate a takeaway service for needy people over the coming weeks during the Coronavirus crisis. In a statement issued this afternoon, they said; “To protect our diners and volunteers against the spread of the Coronavirus we have made the decision that we will not have a sit […]

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Southdoc Takes Precautions As A Result Of COVID-19

Southdoc Takes Precautions As A Result Of COVID-19

March 13, 2020 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

SOUTHDOC will have consolidated model of out of hours service delivery from 8am on Saturday, as a result of COVID-19. Southdoc has reassured patients they will be dealt with and no patient will be left untreated. All calls will be dealt with by way of doctor advice in the first […]

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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

No Masses In Kerry This Weekend Or St Patrick’s Day

March 13, 2020 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Diocese of Kerry has decided that no public Masses will be celebrated this weekend or St Patrick’s Day. A statement issued this afternoon from Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, reads; “No public weekday Masses will be celebrated. Many of those who regularly attend are in the vulnerable category. In […]

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UHK Has Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today

UHK Has Nine Patients Waiting On Trolleys Today

March 13, 2020 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are nine patients waiting on trolleys at the Emergency Department of University Hospital Kerry this morning and while that number is relatively low, it’s the highest of any hospital in the country today. Numbers have been relatively low at UHK all week with seven waiting yesterday, three on Wednesday, […]

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Gardaí Put Measures In Place In Response To Coronavirus

Gardaí Put Measures In Place In Response To Coronavirus

March 13, 2020 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána has today announced measures in relation to the Delay Phase of COVID-19. An Garda Síochána is putting in place a number of measures to maximise their operational availability and support other vital public services which include restrictions on annual leave for members, the deployment of extra gardaí, […]

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Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Niall Kelleher, with Paul Veale, Senior Vice President, IDA Ireland, and Rebecca Skeffington, VP Emerging Business, at the IDA Office in Chicago on Thursday, March 12th.

Cathaoirleach Of Kerry County Council To Return From US Today

March 13, 2020 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

OWING to the cancellation of St Patrick’s Day Parades and other events in the US, the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council will return from the US today, ahead of schedule. Cllr Niall Kelleher was due to stay until after the parades on Tuesday and had a number of meetings and […]

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Michelle Culloty's new teaching regime.

Tralee Mom Is Not Letting Coronavirus Get In The Way Of Schooling Her Kids

March 13, 2020 at 10:04 am 2 comments

A LITTLE levity on a grim Friday morning. While the schools are shut for the next two weeks (at least), for this Tralee mother it’s business as usual as she prepares to home-school her children. Michelle Culloty is a PDST Primary STEM Advisor/Primary Teacher and her two little ones must have […]

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Chamber Asks Public To Support Businesses During Coronavirus Crisis

Chamber Asks Public To Support Businesses During Coronavirus Crisis

March 13, 2020 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is asking the public to support local businesses over the coming weeks during the Coronavirus crisis to safeguard jobs and prevent closures. They are also asking suppliers, service providers, landlords and lenders to businesses in the retail, restaurant, import/export, hospitality and tourism sector, to allow payments to […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Offices To Stay Open As They Issue Advice On Using Services

March 13, 2020 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is reiterating its message to the public to heed the advice and recommendations of the HSE and the National Public Health Emergency Team during the current public health emergency. In the interests of public health, while council offices throughout the county remain open, members of the public […]

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