Archive for July 7th, 2020

One New Confirmed COVID-19 Case For Kerry, 24 New Cases Nationally

One New Confirmed COVID-19 Case For Kerry, 24 New Cases Nationally

July 7, 2020 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was one new confirmed case of the Coronavirus reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) for Kerry today. The number of people who have contracted the virus in Kerry is now 311. It’s the first increase in cases in the county since Saturday, June 20. The number […]

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43 New Social Housing Units To Be Completed In Tralee MD During 2021

43 New Social Housing Units To Be Completed In Tralee MD During 2021

July 7, 2020 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

FORTY-THREE new local authority housing units from two developments are scheduled to be completed in the Tralee Municipal District in 2021. While 28 units are due to be completed by the end of this year in Balloonagh (adjacent to Connolly Park), there are 22 housing units currently being built in Ardfert […]

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Badge of Honour… Cathaoirleach of Tralee Municipal District  Cllr. Terry O’Brien,  with Proprietors Rory and Marnie O’Sullivan of Ballyseede Castle Hotel, Tralee,  and Manager Hilla Jylhankangas, Cllr Jim Finnucane, Chairman ETB, Jean Foley, Tralee Municipal District Officer, and Mascot Irish Wolfhound ‘Molly’, who this week along  with Hotels, hospitality and visitor attractions across Kerry have begun to receive their ‘Safe Destination’ Badge following the completion by their staff of specialised training on cleanliness, hygiene and customer interaction in the COVID-19 environment. The ‘Safe Destination Kerry’ Programme is run in association with Kerry County Council, Kerry Education and Training Board, the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan /FREE PIC***

Hospitality Businesses Begin To Receive ‘Safe Destination Badge’

July 7, 2020 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

HOTELS, hospitality and visitor attractions across Kerry have begun to receive their ‘Safe Destination’ Badge following the completion by their staff of specialised training on cleanliness, hygiene and customer interaction in the COVID-19 environment. Visitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it […]

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Mayor Terry O'Brien.

Mayor Calls For Action On Derelict Houses In Tralee

July 7, 2020 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee has repeated his request that Kerry County Council do something about derelict houses in town. Mayor Terry O’Brien asked the Council at yesterday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors to immediately look at the derelict house register and examine the number of houses that have been […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

July 7, 2020 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: As we write we still await confirmation for a firm date for the opening round of the Club Championship scheduled for the w/e of  25th July. Rounds two and three will then go ahead on the following two weekends with the final to take place later in the […]

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Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Be Completed Towards End Of 2021

Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Be Completed Towards End Of 2021

July 7, 2020 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway is unlikely to be finished until the last quarter of 2021. After a query by Cllr Mikey Sheehy at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, the Council confirmed construction works have commenced again on the project after the site was closed for a period of two […]

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Strand Street, Dingle.

Two Streets In Dingle And Killarney To Close To Traffic For Summer

July 7, 2020 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

STRAND Street in Dingle and Plunkett Street in Killarney will temporarily close to traffic from Wednesday, July 8 until September 2 as part of Kerry County Council’s Safer Streets Programme during the COVID-19 pandemic. From Wednesday, Strand Street in Dingle will be closed to vehicular traffic each day from 11am […]

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The food and craft fair at Féile na mBláth in the Town Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Family Festival In Town Park Could Still Take Place In Late August

July 7, 2020 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

FÉILE na mBláth could still take place in late August to coincide with a visit from Birds Amusements, if the public health authorities allow. This was revealed at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Monday morning where Fianna Fáil Cllr Johnnie Wall asked could the summer festival, which […]

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Cashless Parking Payment Options Set To Be Introduced In Tralee

Cashless Parking Payment Options Set To Be Introduced In Tralee

July 7, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is engaging with companies who specialise in cashless pay parking systems with a view to tendering for such a system over the coming weeks. At Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy tabled a motion that in light of […]

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