Archive for August, 2020

Kerry Among Counties With New COVID-19 Cases In Past 24 Hours

Kerry Among Counties With New COVID-19 Cases In Past 24 Hours

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

THE official number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county since the start of the pandemic is still at 328, but Kerry has seen at least one new case over the past day. 53 new cases over the past 24 hours were confirmed nationally by the National Public Health Emergency […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information Regarding Burglary And Dangerous Driving Incidents

Gardaí Appeal For Information Regarding Burglary And Dangerous Driving Incidents

August 31, 2020 at 3:32 pm 1 comment

GARDAI are appealing to the public for any information regarding two separate incidents which occurred earlier this month. On Tuesday, August 11, between 3pm and 2am the following morning,  a substantial amount of cash and a gold diamond ring were stolen from a house on the Oakpark Road. They are […]

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U14s Kerins O’ Rahillys v Mitchels. Co. League

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 31, 2020 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

ACADAMH NA nÓG Last Sunday we welcomed  Na Gaeil U8 and U10 Girls and U8 Boys to Ballyrickard. It was great to see our players playing a game against another team in a friendly and fun manner while also ensuring all guidelines were followed . All children played fantastically and […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

August 31, 2020 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry Petroleum Club Championships We send all our best wishes to our Senior team who play in the Junior Premier Championship Quarter Final next weekend. It has been an exceptionally tough year for all involved and we commend their commitment and dedication to training in these very uncertain times. We […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

August 31, 2020 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 09, 17, 22 and 28. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Pat McMahon c/o O’Shea’s, Garrett Savage Curraheen, Anne Knowles St. John’s Park, Bernie Murphy Curragraigue and Eamon O’Mahony Abbeydorney. Next week’s Lotto […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 31, 2020 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Co. Championship    Well done to the St. Brendan’s team that defeated Legion in the quarter final of the County Championship on Saturday evening to ensure a place in the last four. Na Gaeil players Ian McCarthy, Diarmuid O’Connor Fergal and Jack Barry all acquitted themselves well with Jack and Diarmuid […]

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€750,000 Granted For Tralee Projects Under Active Travel Measures Allocation

€750,000 Granted For Tralee Projects Under Active Travel Measures Allocation

August 31, 2020 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

€750,000 has been granted for Tralee projects under the Active Travel Measures Allocations for 2020 announced by the Government. €400,000 is allocated for the extension of pedestrian zone at The Mall and €350,000 for construction of new pedestrian and cycling facilities through Island of Geese site from the junction of […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 31, 2020 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 8 BOYS John Mitchel’s U8 Boy’s had a great turn out this Sunday for training!! As always the session started with a good warm up & then we practiced skills & then straight into games. Next week John Mitchel’s U8 Boy’s host Kerins o Rahilly’s for some challenge games, […]

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Tralee Parnells U16s that defeated Abbeydorney-Causeway in Caherslee last Thursday 27th August

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 31, 2020 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Camogie   On Monday 22nd Tralee Parnells traveled to Causeway to take on the home side in the  County Junior Camogie competition round 2 game. As the game went on Parnells grew in confidence and while the early scoring went to the home side, Parnells were continuing to mount attacks […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

August 31, 2020 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

COVID19 Reminder to all senior players & parents/guardians of juvenile players: please submit the mandatory health questionnaire before each training session/match. Please bring your own water bottles and arrive togged out as dressing rooms will not be open. Due to new Government restrictions in place all adult games will now […]

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Ms Ní Ghearáin's Junior Infants at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on their first day at school on Thursday.

Creating A Safe Path To Education On First Day In Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

August 31, 2020 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

LAST Thursday saw 36 young boys and girls begin their education journey at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn but, of course, it was a first day with a difference. Moms and dads were relieved and delighted to see the new entry system at the school run so smoothly, as they waved their […]

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

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

August 30, 2020 at 5:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE official number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county since the start of the pandemic is now at 328 – an increase of two – but Kerry has not seen any new cases over the past 24 hours. 42 new cases over the past 24 hours were confirmed nationally […]

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Gardaí Appeal To Public For Information In Relation To Unexplained Death In Killarney

Gardaí Appeal To Public For Information In Relation To Unexplained Death In Killarney

August 30, 2020 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the unexplained death of a man that occurred on Saturday night, outside a premises on the Muckross Road in Killarney. Gardaí arrived at the scene at approximately 11:40pm and observed an unconscious male lying outside the entrance. The man, aged in his 20s, […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 30, 2020 at 11:47 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… Great spot… Wonderful Blennerville Windmill fantastic day well spent #explorethekingdom #WildAtlanticWay #lovekerry #thekingdom #visitkerry #tralee #lovetralee @ExperienceKerry pic.twitter.com/70LphbK3ej — Annette Kennedy (@NettyJKE) […]

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Scoil Eoin pupil Bronagh Griffin, with Kieran and Aileen Griffin, after making her First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Scoil Eoin Children

August 30, 2020 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy day for Fr Padraig Walsh at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Saturday as he oversaw the First Holy Communions of over 60 pupils from Scoil Eoin Balloonagh. Because of Government guidelines, there had to be three separate services — one for each class […]

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Man Dies After Road Traffic Collision In Kerry

Man Dies After Road Traffic Collision In Kerry

August 29, 2020 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Kerry this afternoon. The collision occurred shortly after 3pm on the Ring of Kerry N70 between Waterville and Caherdaniel. A 50-year-old male was seriously injured when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car. He was pronounced […]

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Another Rise In Kerry, 142 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

Another Rise In Kerry, 142 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

August 29, 2020 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE official number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county since the start of the pandemic is now 326 and Kerry is one of 16 counties with new cases announced at the daily briefing this evening. 142 new cases over the past 24 hours were confirmed nationally by the National […]

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Robert Pattinson and John David Washington in 'Tenet'.

Finnegan On Films: ‘Tenet’ Delivers A Rollercoaster Ride For Cinemagoers

August 29, 2020 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan says ‘Tenet’ is right up there with Christopher Nolan’s best work… Welcome to the film that we seem to have been waiting for forever one and which has the hopes of the cinema world on its shoulders. Yes, Christopher Nolan’s latest opus has arrived and you will be […]

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Emily Brick.

BUSINESS: Tralee-Based Company Athena Analytics Continues To Soar

August 29, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

ATHENA Analytics, a Tralee-based education technology company has made two major strategic moves for growth in the last six months, a continuation of its meteoric rise in the industry over the past few years. The company, founded by Tralee native Emily Brick in 2017, works with Irish secondary schools by […]

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Kerry Among 21 Counties With New COVID-19 Cases

Kerry Among 21 Counties With New COVID-19 Cases

August 28, 2020 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE official number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county since the start of the pandemic remains at 325, but Kerry was among 21 counties with new cases announced at the daily briefing this evening. 127 new cases over the past 24 hours were confirmed nationally by the National Public […]

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Kate Plum, artist; Cllr Patrick Connor-Scarteen, Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council; Christopher Shaw, artist

Ten Artists Chosen For Kerry Visual Arts Showcase

August 28, 2020 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase will be on display for the sixth year running, at Government Buildings, New Road, Killarney from September 18th – October 30th. Ten Kerry artists have been selected for the Showcase this year by Head of CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Catherine Fehily. Ann […]

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Joan Griffin.

‘Tralee VTOS Can Press The Restart Button On Your Education’

August 28, 2020 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

With Tralee VTOS hosting an Open Day next Thursday, Joan Griffin, a First Year student at the service, says it has given her a focus on where she wants her education to progress… When I discovered VTOS, it was my intention to press the restart and update button on my […]

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Sylvia Thompson member of the diocesan Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation Committee with Lorna Gold, Climate Activist, keynote speaker at our central event a Free Webinar Event 17th September to celebrate the season.

Diocese Of Kerry’s ‘Season Of Creation’ To Focus On Climate Change

August 28, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE Diocese of Kerry focuses on the theme of Climate Change for the ‘Season of Creation’ 2020 ‘Cultivating Hope – A Faith Response to the Climate Crisis’. The season which runs from September 1st to October 4th is a time when Christian churches around the world focus on prayer and […]

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Mary Holly, Lorraine, Sebestova, Claire O'Connor, Brenda Lynch and Carmel Foran at the finale of the Born To Run Couch To 5k programme. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Born To Run Club’s ‘Couch To 5k’ Programme Finally Concludes

August 28, 2020 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Born to Run’s hugely popular ‘Couch-to-5k’ programme finally came to a conclusion this week, as its participants completed their 5km graduation runs. The programme started back in January, however just hours before the participants were set to undertake their final graduation run in March, it had to be called off […]

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Brookfield College Goes Into Liquidation Closing With Immediate Effect

Brookfield College Goes Into Liquidation Closing With Immediate Effect

August 27, 2020 at 9:11 pm Comments are Disabled

BROOKFIELD College has ceased operating with immediate effect, citing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as the reason for its closure. Students and their families received an email today from Elisha Dowling, Principal and owner of the college, which operated out of Liber House in Monavalley. It stated: “It is […]

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No Rise In Kerry, 92 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally This Evening

No Rise In Kerry, 92 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally This Evening

August 27, 2020 at 6:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THE official number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic remains at 325, as there were no new cases reported for the county at the daily briefing this evening. 92 new cases over the past 24 hours were confirmed nationally by the National Public Health […]

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Artist Ciara McKenna.

Ciara Looks For Public’s Help On Tralee-Fenit Greenway Project

August 27, 2020 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A WEST Kerry street artist is aiming to bring the Tralee to Fenit Greenway to life by creating a wildflower mural, with blossoms cascading along the walled part of the 10km walk in Tralee town. Incorporating flora and fauna, Ciara McKenna is inviting community groups and members of the public […]

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Half Cara Credit Union Members To Receive Refund On DBI Contributions

Half Cara Credit Union Members To Receive Refund On DBI Contributions

August 27, 2020 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

HALF of Cara Credit Union’s membership are due to receive a refund on the contributions they paid to Cara Credit Union’s Death Benefit Insurance (“DBI”) scheme. Nearly 22,000 members have been notified this week that they will receive a refund (on average €36), depending on the number of years they […]

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Nearly 2,500 People Living With Dementia In Kerry

Nearly 2,500 People Living With Dementia In Kerry

August 27, 2020 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE latest figures compiled by the Health Service Executive have revealed that there is an estimated 2,429 people living with dementia in County Kerry. The publication of the data comes as ahead of World Alzheimer Month this September  and the ‘Dementia: Understand Together’ campaign which is urging members of the […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Council Puts Beaches On ‘Prior Warning’ Notice

August 27, 2020 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has placed 10 beaches on a ‘prior warning’ notice because of the potential for heavy downpours today and tonight. They say that, based on the Met Eireann Yellow Rain Warnings, which forecasts intense and potentially thundery downpours during Thursday and Thursday night, ‘Prior Warning’ notices have been […]

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