Archive for April, 2020

ITT Making Supports Available To Health Service During COVID-19 Crisis

ITT Making Supports Available To Health Service During COVID-19 Crisis

April 2, 2020 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

INSTITUTE of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) have issued a statement saying they are making all necessary supports available to Public Health and State agencies in the South West, and wider Munster Region, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific resources on call include relevant […]

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Kerry TD Asks For Introduction Of ‘No Detriment Policy’ For Students

Kerry TD Asks For Introduction Of ‘No Detriment Policy’ For Students

April 2, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD Norma Foley is calling on universities, institutes of technology and third level colleges to bring in ‘No Detriment Policies’ to ease the pressure on students in completing assignments, assessments and online exams for this semester. Deputy Foley explained; “Students here are extremely worried about their exams given […]

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Recovery Haven Launches 10th Anniversary Art And Photography Competition

Recovery Haven Launches 10th Anniversary Art And Photography Competition

April 2, 2020 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

AS part of Recovery Haven Kerry’s 10th anniversary plans in 2020, the cancer support charity has announced details of its inaugural ‘Haven’ Art and Photography competition. A haven is a resting place, a refuge on a journey and Recovery Haven Kerry aims to provide a safe confidential space for people […]

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UHK Says Preparations Are Continuing To Deal With Coronavirus Outbreak

UHK Says Preparations Are Continuing To Deal With Coronavirus Outbreak

April 2, 2020 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry (UHK) has issued a statement saying they are continuing to work at pace to bring the hospital to a state of readiness to deal with the COVID-19 crisis. In the statement (below), they detail how they are handling all emergencies, the establishment of a ‘COVID-19 Patient Flow […]

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Kerry Now Has 68 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

Kerry Now Has 68 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

April 1, 2020 at 5:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 68 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. Fourteen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Kerry Shop Sells €500,000 Winning Euromillions Plus Ticket Again

Kerry Shop Sells €500,000 Winning Euromillions Plus Ticket Again

April 1, 2020 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY shop has sold a €500,000 EuroMillions Plus winning ticket for the second time in five weeks. The ticket was purchased at Sheahan’s Centra in Glenbeigh village. It sold another EuroMillions Plus winning ticket on February 28. Last night’s winning Plus numbers were: 08, 15, 23, 41 and 42. This is the […]

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Sixteen Callouts To Gorse Fires In Past 24 Hours

Sixteen Callouts To Gorse Fires In Past 24 Hours

April 1, 2020 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Councillors have unanimously condemned the illegal burning of gorse in the county following a further 16 callouts to gorse fires by the Kerry Fire Service in the last 24 hours. At a teleconference meeting of party representatives and senior management of Kerry County Council this morning, councillors appealed […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

April 1, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register, shows that February was a busy month for sales with 19 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €2,776,719. The property that sold for the most money in the Tralee environs in February was a house […]

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Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

‘Darkness Into Light’ Postponement Severely Affects Funding For Pieta House

April 1, 2020 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Darkness Into Light event has been postponed leaving a huge gap in Pieta House’s funds for this year. The international event provides much-needed funds for Pieta every year but has been postponed because of the Covid-19 crisis.  Originally scheduled for May 9, the event will now take place […]

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Kerry Cycling Campaign Calls On Motorists To Slow Down

Kerry Cycling Campaign Calls On Motorists To Slow Down

April 1, 2020 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Cycling Campaign have called for motorists to slow down and take more care following an increased number of road deaths and injuries so far this year. With so many people out walking and cycling within 2 kilometres of their homes motorists are asked to slow down and be careful. […]

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SOLAS Makes eCollege Service Free To Kerry Learners During COVID-19 Crisis

SOLAS Makes eCollege Service Free To Kerry Learners During COVID-19 Crisis

April 1, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, is making its eCollege online learning service available free of charge as a support to Kerry learners who have been impacted by the current containment measures. eCollege is the national online learning service for the Further Education and Training sector, funded by SOLAS. […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Down Over Half March 2019 Figure

New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Down Over Half March 2019 Figure

April 1, 2020 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of new car registrations in Kerry last month wasn’t even half of last March’s figure, showing how the COVID-19 crisis has had an effect on the industry. Figures from The Society of the Irish Motor Industry  show just 151 new cars were sold in March compared to 337 […]

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Cllr Mikey Sheehy

Cllr Sheehy Calls For Car Tax Rebate For Over 70s ‘Cocooning’

April 1, 2020 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE MD Councillor, Mikey Sheehy, has called for a tax rebate for over 70’s who find themselves cocooning during the COVID19 pandemic. “Over 70’s who find themselves cocooning under HSE and government advice should be offered a retrospective car tax rebate if their vehicle is off the road during the […]

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