Archive for April, 2020

Brian Stephenson.

OPINION: How The Coronavirus Crisis Is A Chance To Rebuild Kerry

April 18, 2020 at 2:51 pm 1 comment

Brian Stephenson, a community activist and technology professional based in Tralee, says that when the current crisis is over there is a chance for a better Kerry…  Amid all this tragedy there is an opportunity to take radical action and rebuild our communities and economies around a greener future. County Kerry has […]

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Finnegan On Films: Four Spy Movies To Enjoy On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: Four Spy Movies To Enjoy On Netflix

April 18, 2020 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, takes a look at spy movies and finds some gems for you to enjoy on Netflix…  This was supposed to be the week when James Bond returned with ‘No Time to Die’.  Who would have thought that a tiny microbe could do what Dr No, […]

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Kerry Cycling Campaign Calls For Council To Reallocate Road Space For Cyclists And Walkers

Kerry Cycling Campaign Calls For Council To Reallocate Road Space For Cyclists And Walkers

April 18, 2020 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Cycling Campaign is calling on Kerry County Council and councillors to urgently ‘Change Our Streets’ by reallocating road space to people walking and cycling. The Campaign says there is a need to reduce hazards to help people maintain social or physical distancing measures during the Covid-19 emergency. The group […]

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There Are 254 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

There Are 254 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

April 17, 2020 at 6:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 254 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up eight from yesterday. 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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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Crash In Ballyheigue Area

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Crash In Ballyheigue Area

April 17, 2020 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to a serious road traffic collision that occurred in the Ballyheigue area, on Tuesday, April 14. Shortly after 2pm, Gardaí attended the scene of a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving two motorcycles that occurred on the R551 road in Buncurrig, Ballyheigue (shortly before the […]

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Amanda Needs Song To Get ‘Noticed’ To Help Autism Awareness Organisation

Amanda Needs Song To Get ‘Noticed’ To Help Autism Awareness Organisation

April 17, 2020 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY girl has just released a song with all proceeds raised going towards an autism awareness organisation. Eleven year old Amanda Gleasure from Cordal wrote ‘Noticed’, a song to help raise autism awareness, as her friend is school is autistic. With the help of her vocal coach, Lisa Curran from […]

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Inspired Keeps Participants In Touch Through Online Programme

Inspired Keeps Participants In Touch Through Online Programme

April 17, 2020 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

INSPIRED have ensured that their participants can keep in touch with the delivery of iPads to them during the lockdown. Inspired recently developed a ‘Cocoon & Connect-Ability Programme’ for their participants in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Inspired, based in  Friary lane, Tralee, supports over 50 individuals with Intellectual […]

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Alan O'Sullivan of Bathrooms 4 U.

Local Company Giving Away Free Bathroom Makeover To Frontline Worker

April 17, 2020 at 10:32 am 1 comment

WE’RE all going through challenging times during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, but none more so than the people suffering from the virus and the frontline workers helping them get through it. As a thank you to those frontline workers, Kerry company Bathrooms 4 U have decided to give away a […]

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Gardai Seize Suspected Cannabis And Cash In Killarney

Gardai Seize Suspected Cannabis And Cash In Killarney

April 17, 2020 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have seized over 250 suspected cannabis plants after discovering a grow house in Killarney, on Thursday. Shortly after 10.30am, Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by Killarney Gardaí and the Southern Region Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at a house and its land outside of Killarney […]

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An Increase Of 20 in Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

An Increase Of 20 in Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

April 16, 2020 at 9:12 pm 1 comment

THERE are now 246 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up 20 from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 43 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Alleged Sulky Racing

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Alleged Sulky Racing

April 16, 2020 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses in relation to alleged sulky racing on the N22 at Glenflesk, Killarney,at 7am on Wednesday, April 15. Killarney Gardaí received reports of possible racing taking place and related instances of dangerous driving and attended the scene. Gardaí did not witness any illegal racing, however they […]

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Retailers In Kerry Urged To Participate In Webinar This Friday

Retailers In Kerry Urged To Participate In Webinar This Friday

April 16, 2020 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Local Enterprise Office is encouraging the retail sector in Kerry to participate in an Enterprise Ireland webinar on Friday which will help support retail companies to enhance their digital capability. Enterprise Ireland has announced a call for funding for the retail sector to support  retail companies to […]

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People Urged To Workout During Upcoming National Arthritis Week

April 16, 2020 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

NATIONAL Arthritis Week 2020 begins on Monday April 20 and this year’s theme is #EVERY MOVEMENT MATTERS. Due to the current COVID 19 lockdown all of the Kerry Branch of Arthritis Ireland’s planned exercise sampling sessions are cancelled. Therefore, on their Facebook page, they will be showcasing video highlights from their current […]

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There Are 226 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

There Are 226 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

April 15, 2020 at 6:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 226 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up seven from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 38 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Chamber Launches Children’s Art Competition

Chamber Launches Children’s Art Competition

April 15, 2020 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is launching an art competition to put children’s imagination to work over the coming weeks. ‘My Tralee’ asks children to think about and imagine the kind of town they’d like to live in when they grow up and what ‘My Tralee’ means to them. What will #MyTralee […]

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Council Closes Car Park At Popular Tralee Scenic Spot

Council Closes Car Park At Popular Tralee Scenic Spot

April 15, 2020 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE carpark at one of Tralee’s most popular scenic spots has been closed to the public. The gardaí were a regular presence at the Lock Gates area past Lohercannan at the weekend and had to turn vehicles away from parking there. It’s a very popular spot to park and take a […]

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Another €500,000 Winning Euromillions Ticket Bought In Kerry Yesterday

Another €500,000 Winning Euromillions Ticket Bought In Kerry Yesterday

April 15, 2020 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

  SOMEONE who bought their ticket in Killarney is €500,000 richer today after winning the EuroMillions Plus top prize in last night’s draw. This is the third such prize of €500,000 won in Kerry so far this year. The winning ticket was sold at Daly’s Supervalu, Park Road, Killarney, Co Kerry. Speaking […]

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Gardaí Seize €4,500 Of Suspected Cocaine In Killarney

Gardaí Seize €4,500 Of Suspected Cocaine In Killarney

April 15, 2020 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have seized €4,500 of suspected cocaine in Killarney on Tuesday, April 14. At around 4pm, uniform Gardaí from Killarney Garda Station executed a search warrant at a house in the Park Road area of Killarney. The search warrant was executed as part of an ongoing operation into the sale and supply […]

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

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

April 14, 2020 at 6:09 pm 1 comment

THERE are now 219 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up 19 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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The late Anne Kelter.

Tralee Man To Run Ultramarathon In Honour Of His Mother

April 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will attempt his first ever ultramarathon with a distance of 66km in aid of a local charity, all within 2km of his house. Maurice’s Kelter’s mother, Anne, would have been celebrating her 66th birthday on this Sunday April 19th this year, so in honour of her, Maurice […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 14, 2020 at 10:00 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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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

April 14, 2020 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

SYMPATHY: Sincere condolences to Paul and Cora O’Carroll and their little girls Lucia & Esme on the untimely passing of Cora’s father, Seamus O’Connor. Cómhbhrón ó chroí freisin to Cora’s family, mother Elizabeth, her brothers Stephen and Eoin and her sister Louise.We also extend our sympathy to Seamus’s partner Eileen […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 14, 2020 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Coaching & Games This Wednesday 15th April @7:30pm Kerry Senior S&C coach Niall o’ Mahony  will be facilitating an online coaching webinar through Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams can be used on your laptop, phone and smart device. Niall will focus the webinar on Small Sided Games as well as his […]

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Kerry Local Enterprise Office Welcomes Expansion Of Business Supports

Kerry Local Enterprise Office Welcomes Expansion Of Business Supports

April 14, 2020 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office has welcomed the announcement of a major expansion of supports for businesses impacted by COVID-19, including an expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme and a reduction in the interest rate for Microfinance Ireland loans. Among the provisions is the expansion of the […]

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There Are Now 200 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

There Are Now 200 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

April 13, 2020 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 200 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up 30 from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 31 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 13, 2020 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Na Gaeil Volunteers     Na Gaeil GAA Club volunteers were very busy again last week assisting those cocooned in our community with their shopping requirements and also collecting medical supplies for them from their local pharmacies. We thank them for their great work. We are getting very positive feedback from the […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

April 13, 2020 at 1:59 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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Fidelma Fitzgerald.

‘We Are Going To Be Okay’

April 13, 2020 at 10:42 am 2 comments

With the restrictions extended for a further three weeks, local writer, Fidelma Fitzgerald, said there is still much to be grateful for in our lives under the shadow of COVID-19… TO the good people of Tralee and surrounding areas, many of us recall the great Boomtown Rats and their No.1 […]

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15 More People Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Kerry

15 More People Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Kerry

April 12, 2020 at 6:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 170 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up 15 from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 14 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Gardai Warn Of Driving Licence Application/Renewal Scam

Gardai Warn Of Driving Licence Application/Renewal Scam

April 12, 2020 at 5:12 pm 1 comment

An Garda Siochana and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) would like make the public aware of a scam which has been reported to Gardaí. A fraudulent Facebook page purposing to be the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) is inviting people to contact them via WhatsApp to apply for or renew […]

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