Archive for August, 2020

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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Increase Of One Case In Kerry’s Official COVID-19 Figures

Increase Of One Case In Kerry’s Official COVID-19 Figures

August 26, 2020 at 6:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE official number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic has increased to 325 — a rise of one from yesterday — but there was no additional case reported for the county at the daily briefing this evening. The increase in the Kerry figure is […]

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Bathing Allowed Again At Fenit Beach And Diving Boards

Bathing Allowed Again At Fenit Beach And Diving Boards

August 26, 2020 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BATHING is allowed again in Fenit. Bathing prohibited notices had been in place by Kerry County Council at Fenit Beach, Fenit Diving Boards, Inny Strand, Waterville and Waterville Town Beach since last Friday after elevated levels of E.coli were detected following scheduled water sampling. The ban on bathing was lifted at Waterville on […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Kerry On Thursday

Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Kerry On Thursday

August 26, 2020 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

WEATHER warning season is in full swing at the moment and yet another one has been issued this afternoon by Met Éireann for Kerry and the south of the country. A Status Yellow Rainfall warning for Munster, Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois, Wexford, Wicklow and Offaly will come into effect at 1am […]

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IT Tralee To Loan Laptops As Support To Disadvantaged Students

IT Tralee To Loan Laptops As Support To Disadvantaged Students

August 26, 2020 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee has a number of laptop computers available for disadvantaged students as part of the grant package of COVID supports from the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science for higher and further education institutions. For the academic year 20/21, IT Tralee will have a limited number […]

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Kerry Schools Encouraged To Take Part In Blue Star Programme

August 26, 2020 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S primary school pupils around the country are being challenged to get creative in how they learn and think about Europe through the Blue Star Programme. The Programme, coordinated by European Movement Ireland, teaches primary school children about Europe through creative activities and projects that complement the national primary curriculum. Since […]

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The Fenit Lifeboat escorting a dolphin from the shore in Fenit yesterday.

Fenit Lifeboat Helps Keep Dolphin Safe Away From Shore

August 26, 2020 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE volunteer crew of Fenit RNLI were involved in one of their more unusual launches last evening when a dolphin was spotted to close to the shore. Just after 8pm last night a dolphin was noticed by a large number of locals and visitors enjoying an evening stroll in what […]

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92 More COVID-19 Cases Reported In 17 Counties, Including Kerry

92 More COVID-19 Cases Reported In 17 Counties, Including Kerry

August 25, 2020 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic has been reduced to 324 from 326, but an increase in cases over the past 24 hours was reported for the county this evening. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre advise that in the process of validating […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Deadline Approaches For Public Submissions On Varying The Local Property Tax

August 25, 2020 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

PUBLIC submissions on varying the rate of the Local Property Tax must be received by Kerry County Council by this Thursday at 5pm. Elected members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a […]

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Sponsored: Getting Ready For College? Cara Credit Union Are Lending A Helping Hand

Sponsored: Getting Ready For College? Cara Credit Union Are Lending A Helping Hand

August 25, 2020 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union are on hand to help students with their finances, so you can focus on enjoying your college experience. Cara Credit Union has introduced a new Student Current Account allowing students instant access to their money through a Cara Credit Union Mastercard® Debit Card, a secure app and […]

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SIPTU Refer Dispute About Redundancy Payments At Borg Warner To WRC

SIPTU Refer Dispute About Redundancy Payments At Borg Warner To WRC

August 25, 2020 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

SIPTU representatives have referred a dispute concerning redundancy payments at BorgWarner in Tralee, to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). It was announced in July that the car parts manufacturer’s plant in Tralee would close by the end of March 2021 with the loss of over 200 jobs. SIPTU say the […]

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Fintan O'Connell and Jonathan Boyle of Bioheat Ireland.

Sponsored: Renewable Bioethanol Home Fires Have Arrived In Kerry

August 25, 2020 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW company has brought renewable bioethanol home fires to Kerry, which means real flame, real heat, no chimney needed and a simple installation. Automatic Bioethanol Fires need no chimney or flue as they produce no harmful smoke or carbon monoxide. Bioheat Ireland is a Tralee-based company founded by two Tralee […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 25, 2020 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Dr. Crokes 3-19; Austin Stacks 2-17. In this opening winner-take-all game of the Co. Championship played in Austin Stack Park on last Friday evening (21st August) the sides were level at half time (1-5 each) and at full time (2-12 each) and at half time in extra time […]

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No New Kerry Cases Reported This Evening, 147 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

No New Kerry Cases Reported This Evening, 147 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

August 24, 2020 at 6:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic is now at 326 — up one from yesterday — but no increase in cases was reported for the county this evening. 147 new cases were confirmed nationally by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) […]

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Kerins O” Rahilly’s Minor ladies who played Beale/ Ballyduff last week

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 24, 2020 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior County Championship Kerins O’Rahillys 0-13 Killarney Legion 1-11 Sunday evening saw us bow out of this years county championship with a one point loss to Legion in Fitzgerald Stadium. Legion opened the scoring with a pointed ‘45 from goalkeeper Brian Kelly. We quickly responded with two quick points from […]

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Na Gaeil Ladies Minor Football Team that defeated Abbeydorney on Friday evening.

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 24, 2020 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Minor Co. Championship    St. Brendan’s Play South Kerry in the Co. Minor Football Championship semi final on Monday, August 24th in Killorglin at 6pm. We wish them the best of luck. Co. Championship Quarter Final    St. Brendan’s on the back of their victory over West Kerry at the weekend will […]

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St Pats U12 team who won against Castlegregory in a very keenly contested Round 2 Phase 2 U12 competition in Blennerville last Sunday evening.

St Pats GAA Club News

August 24, 2020 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto St. Pat’s is delighted that the sale of entries for the Club Lotto has resumed and the next draw will be on Sunday 30th of August with a jackpot prize of €2000 and 5 lucky dip prizes of €30. Thank you if you are already subscribing to the Lotto […]

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Tralee Parnells Minor Camogie team vs Causeway in 1st Round of Co. Championship

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 24, 2020 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

This past week has been a busy one for the club with hurling and camogie teams of all ages on the field of play. Senior Men Tralee Parnells 1-25 St. Brendans 2-10 Tralee Parnells Seniors lined out on Monday 17th in Caherslee for their Intermediate Hurling Championship Quarter Final vs […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

August 24, 2020 at 2:21 pm 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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St Brendan’s Hurling Club News

St Brendan’s Hurling Club News

August 24, 2020 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

50/50 Split the bucket last week’s winner were John & Danielle Hussey winning €157, congrats. Our next draw takes place on Sunday evening next and €2 envelopes can be purchased at Centra, The Post Office and Techco Tralee. Thank you for your continued support. St Brendan’s Hurling Club/Ardfert gaa lotto […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 24, 2020 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 8 BOYS John Mitchel’s U8 Boys were due to travel to Kerins o Rahillys this week but unfortunately due to new COVID-19 restrictions & in the interest of safety for all involved we had to postpone games till a later date. However, we are still allowed to train in […]

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Classical Concerts At Residential Care Homes In Kerry This Week

Classical Concerts At Residential Care Homes In Kerry This Week

August 24, 2020 at 2:05 pm 1 comment

FOLLOWING a successful first series of concerts in Waterford earlier this summer, Blackwater Valley Opera Festival and Mobile Music Machine bring their Covid Care Concerts to residential care homes across Kerry this week. Covid Care Concerts is a new project which brings classical music into the lives of the most […]

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Status Orange Rainfall Warning For Kerry Takes Effect Tonight

Status Orange Rainfall Warning For Kerry Takes Effect Tonight

August 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Eireann has upgraded the rainfall warning for Kerry to Status Orange. The warning is for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Wexford, Cork, Kerry and Waterford. Intense rainfall associated with Storm Francis is expected at times Monday night and Tuesday, leading to accumulations of 40 to 60mm (higher values in mountainous […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Sees Reduction In Routes For Autumn

August 24, 2020 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport is preparing to face into a bleak winter as the Covid-19 pandemic shows no sign of abating and the resulting restrictions on travel and gatherings continue to affect airline bookings. Ryanair have removed the Manchester and Berlin routes to Kerry from the schedule for September and October, while […]

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Birds Close Funfair In Tralee Earlier Than Scheduled

Birds Close Funfair In Tralee Earlier Than Scheduled

August 24, 2020 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

BIRDS Euroshow has closed the family funfair in Tralee. The company said it made the decision to close despite putting in place rigorous new measures to protect staff and customers from contracting Covid-19, while operating safely in a strictly controlled environment. They said the decision to close the event — […]

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Increase Of Two In Kerry Cases, 61 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

Increase Of Two In Kerry Cases, 61 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

August 23, 2020 at 5:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic is now at 325 — up two from yesterday — and an increase in cases was reported again for the county this evening. 61 new cases were confirmed nationally by the National Public Health Emergency Team […]

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Wind And Rain Warnings Issued For Kerry

Wind And Rain Warnings Issued For Kerry

August 23, 2020 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has issued Status Yellow wind and rain warnings for Kerry over the coming days. The rainfall warning is for Connacht, Donegal, Cork, Kerry and Waterford taking effect from midnight on Monday to midnight on Tuesday. Intense rainfall is expected at times Monday night and on Tuesday. Falls of […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 23, 2020 at 1:28 pm 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… A nice surprise awaits Blennerville pupils when they get back… 27 seconds of murals at #Blennerville #School #Tralee #Ireland pic.twitter.com/KuQ6zKccJC — Mike […]

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