Archive for April, 2020

ITT Student Nurses Take On 14-Day Step Challenge To Help UHK’s Fight Against COVID-19

ITT Student Nurses Take On 14-Day Step Challenge To Help UHK’s Fight Against COVID-19

April 25, 2020 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

A GROUP of ten second year student nurses from the IT in Tralee are taking part in a challenge  organised by Kerry Sports Acadamy to raise funds for University Hospital Kerry and all involved in taking on the pandemic at the moment. The ladies formed a team to take part […]

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Chamber Encourages Businesses To Support Laptop Loan Scheme To Students

Chamber Encourages Businesses To Support Laptop Loan Scheme To Students

April 25, 2020 at 11:41 am 2 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is supporting the NEWKD’s Laptop Loan Scheme. NEWKD has developed a loan scheme for students who do not have access to a laptop but who need one to complete /support their school/college work. NEWKD work with a range of disadvantaged groups and will ensure that the distribution […]

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Finnegan On Films: Five Romance, Drama, Musical And Family Classics

Finnegan On Films: Five Romance, Drama, Musical And Family Classics

April 25, 2020 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan’s Netflix recommendations this week are a pick n mix selection of romance, comedy, drama and family fun, which are sure to entertain… I haven’t recommended a musical yet in these reviews, so let’s have a look at one of the classics.  West Side Story (1961) […]

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No Increase In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Kerry

No Increase In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Kerry

April 24, 2020 at 7:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far still officially at 271. The national figures were revealed as usual at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 37 more people have died […]

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There Are 271 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

There Are 271 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

April 23, 2020 at 6:23 pm 1 comment

THERE are three more confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, with the total so far now at 271. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 28 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of […]

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€9.7m Lotto Winner In Kerry Contacts Lottery HQ

€9.7m Lotto Winner In Kerry Contacts Lottery HQ

April 23, 2020 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE National Lottery has confirmed that the winning ticketholder of last Saturday night’s €9,772,175 Lotto Jackpot ticket sold in Co. Kerry has made contact. The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold on the day of the draw (Saturday 18th April) at Daly’s Supervalu store in Killarney. This €9.7 million win […]

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WATCH: Tonevane’s ‘Mamma Mia’ Dancers Make It On To US Talk Show

WATCH: Tonevane’s ‘Mamma Mia’ Dancers Make It On To US Talk Show

April 23, 2020 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU’VE all seen the amazing dancing of the residents of a small row of houses in Tonevane featuring, among others, Cllr Terry O’Brien and his 91 year old mother Mary O’Brien. They all came out of their houses last Friday and dressed up in retro gear for a singalong to […]

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Billy Ryle: Kerry Schools Should Opt Out Of Token Junior Cert Exam

Billy Ryle: Kerry Schools Should Opt Out Of Token Junior Cert Exam

April 23, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Guidance Counsellor Billy Ryle says Minister McHugh should abort the doomed Junior Cert substitute exam this year…. The powers that be in the Department of Education and Skills must immediately step up to the plate and take note of the negative impact that the current uncertainty is having on the […]

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Kerry Author Releases Serialised Story This Friday

Kerry Author Releases Serialised Story This Friday

April 23, 2020 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

‘DUPLICITY’, a fictional serialised story by first-time author Zoe O’Connor, will be released online this Friday 24th of April on www.the-dots.eu. Over 12 weeks, it tells the cautionary tale of a modern dating dystopia. A Kerry native, Zoe O’Connor (21), is a third year English student in Trinity College Dublin. […]

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Pieta House Launches Urgent Darkness Into Light ‘Sunrise’ Appeal For Funds

Pieta House Launches Urgent Darkness Into Light ‘Sunrise’ Appeal For Funds

April 23, 2020 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

ELECTRIC Ireland has called on the public to support Pieta House’s urgent appeal for donations and join together for ‘Sunrise’ on May 9th to mark the postponed Darkness into Light event. On May 9, it was expected that over 250,000 people would have come together on every continent to walk together […]

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Driver with Kerry Cancer Support Group-Health Link Transport John Fleming was presented with fuel vouchers to the value of €2,000 by Aoife Sheehy CSR Manager with Applegreen Ireland and Ovi Krisciunas, Site Manager at Applegreen in Manor Village Tralee.

Applegreen Donates €2,000 In Fuel To Kerry Cancer Support Group

April 23, 2020 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

APPLEGREEN has donated fuel to the value of €2,000 to cover the next month’s diesel costs for the Kerry Cancer Support Group which is providing a vital transport link for cancer patients to access treatment in Cork and Limerick. COVID 19 is having a huge impact on local charities and voluntary organisations […]

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Decisions On Rose Of Tralee And Puck Fair Festivals To Be Made In May

April 23, 2020 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

NO decision has yet been made on whether the Rose of Tralee International Festival and Killorglin’s Puck Fair will go ahead this August. Speaking on Radio Kerry this morning, Chief Executive of the Rose of Tralee Festival, Anthony O’Gara, said his team are constantly assessing the situation and will have […]

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No Increase Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

No Increase Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

April 22, 2020 at 8:30 pm 1 comment

FOR the second day in a row, there is no reported increase in confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, which remains at 268. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 49 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland. […]

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Gardaí Seize €2,000 Of Suspected Drugs In Killarney

Gardaí Seize €2,000 Of Suspected Drugs In Killarney

April 22, 2020 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have seized €2,000 of suspected drugs in Killarney, on April 20. As part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in Killarney, Gardaí from Killarney Garda Station executed a search warrant at an apartment in the town centre During the search Gardaí seized €1,950 of […]

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Island of Geese masterplan.

Public Consultation Process For Island Of Geese Site Further Extended

April 22, 2020 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE timeframe for public consultation on proposals for the development of part of the Island of Geese (Denny) site in Tralee has been further extended following a decision on such consultations from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The department has advised that, because of current public health […]

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Kerry Library Offers Free Access To Hundreds Of Digital Comics And Graphic Novels

Kerry Library Offers Free Access To Hundreds Of Digital Comics And Graphic Novels

April 22, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Library now offers free access for library members to a new eComics service, offering hundreds of digital comics and graphic novels, suitable for all ages. All you need to get started is a Kerry Library membership card. Anyone can register online for this service using their Kerry Library card and […]

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No Increase in Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

No Increase in Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

April 21, 2020 at 6:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are 268 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, no change from yesterday’s figures. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 44 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 21, 2020 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY COVID 19 RESPONSE: Kerry Co Council’s coordinated Covid-19 response, supported by Kerry GAA, continues to provide this wonderful service in these difficult times. Austin Stacks have now amalgamated our own Club Community Response with this initiative. Anyone seeking assistance is asked to phone the Kerry COVID-19 Community Helpline for […]

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An Increase Of Six In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

An Increase Of Six In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

April 20, 2020 at 6:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 268 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up six from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening.77 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died after contracting […]

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Maurice Kelter cheered after completing the Ultramarathon.

Maurice Raises Over €16,000 For Recovery Haven After Ultramarathon Run

April 20, 2020 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man completed his first ever ultramarathon on Sunday and has so far raised in excess of €16,300 for a local charity. Maurice’s Kelter took on the challenge in memory of his mother, Anne, who would have celebrated her 66th birthday yesterday so Maurice (27) ran a kilometre for […]

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€9.7m Winning Lotto Ticket Was Sold In Killarney

€9.7m Winning Lotto Ticket Was Sold In Killarney

April 20, 2020 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE National Lottery has revealed that the winning ticket for Saturday’s Lotto jackpot worth over €9.7 million was sold in Killarney town. It was also confirmed that the winning ticketholder has yet to make contact with Lotto HQ to make arrangements to claim their prize. The National Lottery plan to […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

April 20, 2020 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto   With the recent government announcement on the extension of the Covid-19 restrictions, our club lotto remains suspended. We will hopefully review the situation during the week of the 5th May and will act in line with the Government / HSE advice at that time. While this is a […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 20, 2020 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Local Link Kerry Teams with The Ballymacelligott Support Group Local Link Kerry in association with The Ballymacelligott Support Group are working in partnership to deliver groceries etc from the Halfway Shop each Tuesday and Friday to those that are housebound and cocooning. To avail of this service all you need […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 20, 2020 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

JUVENILE AND LADIES COMPETITION On Monday we will announce the winners of our competition we posted on Facebook three weeks ago. This competition was for girls and boys from U6s to U16s. We we delighted with the response and everyone will receive a prize. ROCK STREET POST OFFICE COMPETITION GREAT […]

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WATCH: UHK Frontline Staff’s Video Message To People Of Kerry

WATCH: UHK Frontline Staff’s Video Message To People Of Kerry

April 20, 2020 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of frontline staff and management in University Hospital Kerry have today released a video message that thanks the people of Kerry for their continued support during the Covid-19 pandemic. The video, which is available to view on the hospital’s social media, was recorded on the front lawns of UHK […]

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Barbara Needs Votes After Being Shortlisted For Literary Award

Barbara Needs Votes After Being Shortlisted For Literary Award

April 20, 2020 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

A SHORT story collection by a Tralee-based author has been shortlisted for a literary award. ‘Some Days Are Better Than Ours: A Collection of Tragedies’ by Barbara Byar was launched back in November and has just been shortlisted in the Saboteur Awards 2020 in the Best Short Story Collection category. Voting […]

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There Are 262 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

There Are 262 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

April 19, 2020 at 7:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 262 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up six from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 39 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 19, 2020 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram.  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Ok, it’s not a photo, but… Recalling fun times at Spirals Niteclub at the Brandon Hotel, #Tralee. #Kerry #Ireland #FrankSinatra #Disco #NewYork […]

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€9.7m Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Kerry

€9.7m Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Kerry

April 19, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

The National Lottery has this morning appealed to Lotto players in Kerry to check their Lotto tickets after one lucky ticketholder scooped last night’s Lotto jackpot worth €9,772,175. The winning numbers are: 04, 09, 15, 27, 29, 34 and bonus number is 17. This lucky ticketholder from the Kingdom is the 4th Lotto […]

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An Increase Of Two In Number Of COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

An Increase Of Two In Number Of COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

April 18, 2020 at 6:29 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 256 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up two from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 41 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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