Archive for August 27th, 2020

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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Gardaí In Kerry Assist In International Investigation Into Human And Drug Trafficking

Gardaí In Kerry Assist In International Investigation Into Human And Drug Trafficking

August 27, 2020 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI attached to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) with assistance from personnel based in Cork, Waterford and Kerry conducted 8 searches and executed five European Arrest Warrants yesterday at locations in Kerry, Dublin, Cork and Waterford as part of an international operation. An Garda Síochána as […]

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Kerry College Announces Start Date For Autumn Courses

Kerry College Announces Start Date For Autumn Courses

August 27, 2020 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY COLLEGE of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has confirmed a start date for its courses for third level progression of Monday, September 21. The college has also clarified details about the learner experience in September. Kerry College is planning for smaller, socially distanced class sizes with learners on-campus every […]

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Angler Missing Off Coast Of Kerry Head

Angler Missing Off Coast Of Kerry Head

August 27, 2020 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

A SEARCH is underway for a man who went missing off the coast of Kerry Head last night. Two anglers are believed to have entered the water at Kerry Head last evening and at around 8.30pm, one of the men went missing in the water. The other man was able […]

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