Archive for August, 2020

Erin Curley, with Patricia Murray and Niamh Curley at her First Holy Communion at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Also included is Principal of Holy Family Ed O'Brien and teacher Alice Carmody. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day At Our Lady And St Brendan’s Church

August 23, 2020 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy Saturday at Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church as pupils from three schools made their First Holy Communion. Three pupils from Tralee Educate Together joined 23 youngsters from Holy Family NS at 11am for the morning ceremony, while at 1pm it was the turn of […]

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Increase In Kerry, 156 COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This

Increase In Kerry, 156 COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This

August 22, 2020 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic remains at 323, but an increase in cases was reported for the county this evening. 156 new cases were confirmed nationally by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) this evening. 55 in Dublin, 36 in […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Colourful Combination Of Biography, Dinosaurs And Tinsel

Finnegan On Films: A Colourful Combination Of Biography, Dinosaurs And Tinsel

August 22, 2020 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, takes a look at what’s playing at the Omniplex this week… Bohemian Rhapsody is a recent classic, and also the highest-grossing biography movie of all time.  It is the story of Freddie Mercury, lead singer of Queen. It is, of course, impossible to cram someone’s […]

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Walking On Cars

Walking On Cars Announce They Have Split

August 21, 2020 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

DINGLE rock band, Walking on Cars, have announced they have split. The band released two successful albums – 2016’s ‘Everything This Way’ and 2019’s ‘Colours’ and became hugely popular both in Ireland and several other countries racking up over 200 million streams and playing to sold out arenas. A statement […]

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Kerry’s Total Number Of COVID-19 Cases Now Officially At 323

Kerry’s Total Number Of COVID-19 Cases Now Officially At 323

August 20, 2020 at 7:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic did is now at 323, but this does not include yesterday’s reported increase. 136 new cases were confirmed nationally by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) this evening, but no cases were in Kerry. 51 […]

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The Kerry Women's Resource Centre has found a new home on Maine Street.

Kerry Women’s Resource Centre Finds New Home

August 20, 2020 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Women’s Resource Centre has a new home at Market Place, Maine Street Tralee. For now, the centre will support women through phone calls and social media platforms. They are also in discussion with tutors to roll out workshops and training  in small groups. The resource centre, which was […]

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Alex Hoffman

Legal Briefs: Wills And Estate Planning In The Context Of COVID-19

August 20, 2020 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

Alex Hoffman of Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors takes a look at the challenges presented by COVID-19 when it comes to making a will… In my experience there are two times in every year when a Solicitor will receive a higher than usual number of calls from clients to make or […]

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Kerry Escapes Worst Of Storm But Met Éireann Issues New Rain And Wind Warnings

Kerry Escapes Worst Of Storm But Met Éireann Issues New Rain And Wind Warnings

August 20, 2020 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

STORM Ellen brought heavy rain and strong winds to the county overnight but Kerry escaped the worst. However, Met Éireann has issued Status Yellow Rainfall and Wind Warnings for the county this morning. Very strong south to southeast winds later today, veering southwesterly overnight with the potential for further impacts […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 19, 2020 at 7:26 pm Comments are Disabled

MC6 Brian Hennebery Presidents Prize Results 1st Joe Rogers (15) 43 Pts 2nd Mark Gazi (07) 43 Pts 3rd John P O Brien (12) 42 Pts Best Gross Darren P O Sullivan (-2) 40 Pts 4th Donal Sugrue (08) 42 Pts 5th Eoghan Galvin (18) 41 Pts 6th Ken Holmes […]

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Rise In Kerry Cases Again, 54 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally

Rise In Kerry Cases Again, 54 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally

August 19, 2020 at 6:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic has risen again for the third day in a row this evening. But the official number of cases for the county is at 322, and this does not include yesterday or today’s increases. 54 new cases […]

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Council Urges Public To Prepare For Storm

Council Urges Public To Prepare For Storm

August 19, 2020 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry County Council is advising residents and visitors to Kerry to be prepared for high winds and severe weather conditions, as Met Eireann has issued an Orange Weather alert due to Storm Ellen. The Status Orange Wind Warning is valid from 9pm Wednesday night to 6am Thursday morning, and will […]

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Man Arrested In Relation To Burglary In North Kerry

Man Arrested In Relation To Burglary In North Kerry

August 19, 2020 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in relation to a burglary in Listowel back in January. On the morning of January 14 Gardaí responded to a burglary at a house in Lartigue village that occurred overnight. The owner informed Gardaí that an oil burner, which was attached to the […]

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RSA Warns Motorists To Take Care During Storm Ellen

August 19, 2020 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds and heavy rain. Met Eireann has issued an Orange Wind weather warning for Clare, Cork, Galway, […]

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Wind Warning Elevated To Status Orange For Kerry

Wind Warning Elevated To Status Orange For Kerry

August 18, 2020 at 9:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Status Yellow Wind Warning issued earlier today by Met Éireann has been elevated to Status Orange for Kerry and six other counties. Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford will experience the worst of Storm Ellen which will track over Ireland on Wednesday night and during Thursday bringing a […]

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Another Increase In Kerry, 190 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

Another Increase In Kerry, 190 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

August 18, 2020 at 7:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic has risen again this evening, but the official number of cases for the county has not been updated on the gov.ie website. The official figure for Kerry remains at 321, even though increases were notified by […]

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Wind Warning For Ireland Issued By Met Éireann

Wind Warning For Ireland Issued By Met Éireann

August 18, 2020 at 6:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A Status Yellow Wind warning for Ireland has been issued by Met Éireann for Wednesday night and all of Thursday. It will become very windy on Wednesday night and throughout the day on Thursday with severe gusts likely and there is a risk of some disruption. Due to the combination of […]

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Fiona Kirby outside a Tralee institution.

Sponsored: Successfully Adapting To Change At Kirby’s Brogue Inn

August 18, 2020 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN restaurants opened again back on June 29, the first place I went to was Kirby’s  Brogue Inn. Okay, cards on the table. I own a business and they have been a loyal customer to TraleeToday.ie since I started in 2014, but that’s not why I walked back into the […]

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William McCarthy, Aria and Patrick McCarthy Jnr, Millie and Johnny McCarthy, Tommy McCarthy, Patrick McCarthy and Paul O'Sullivan with his two children. In front is Holly, Evie, Louis and Ella Mai McCarthy.

‘We Just Want A Chance To Show We Can Open Safely’

August 18, 2020 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY saw publicans all over the country take part in the ‘Support not Sympathy’ campaign, to voice their frustrations with the lack of Government support for ‘wet pubs’ which have now been closed since March 15. The five month shutdown of more than 3,500 of the country’s pubs has affected over […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

August 18, 2020 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL: Our Seniors begin their 93rd consecutive season of Co. Championship activity when they take on Dr. Crokes in the opening round of the competition on next Friday evening (21st Aug) in Austin Stack Park at 7.30pm. The game will be televised live by TG4. This will be the […]

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OPINION: If Irish Results Are ‘Standardised’ Like In Britain, There’ll Be Hell To Pay

OPINION: If Irish Results Are ‘Standardised’ Like In Britain, There’ll Be Hell To Pay

August 18, 2020 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

After the embarrassing British U-turn on grades, Billy Ryle says the Leaving Cert results need to be published as soon as possible… What a fine mess they’ve made of it! It would be laughable if it hadn’t such serious consequences for emotionally drained candidates. Despite assurances that standardisation, moderation and […]

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Deputy Pa Daly.

Deputy Daly Calls For Public To Support Debenhams Workers

August 18, 2020 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry Pa Daly has called for the public to support the Debenhams workers and their demands ahead of a march at 2pm this coming Saturday in Tralee. “Debenhams workers deserve our support now more than ever, KPMG has threatened to injunct Debenhams workers for engaging in […]

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New STEM Building Project At ITT To Go To Tender

New STEM Building Project At ITT To Go To Tender

August 18, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science has announced the construction of a new 9,000 square metre building to accommodate the STEM School of IT Tralee, including Agri-Tech facilities. This is part of a wider announcement which includes extensions for 11 educational institutions nationally to create […]

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Rise In Kerry Cases, 56 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally

Rise In Kerry Cases, 56 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally

August 17, 2020 at 6:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kerry since the start of the pandemic has risen this evening, but the official number of cases for the county has not been updated on the gov.ie website. 56 new cases were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET). 26 are […]

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Kerins O’ Rahilly’s U8 Boys who hosted St. Pats last Sunday in Ballyrickard.

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

August 17, 2020 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR County Championship Killarney Legion v Kerins O’Rahillys Sunday 23rd August 3.45pm Fitzgerald Stadium .Game shown live on RTÉ . Credit Union Junior Football League 2020 Group D Kerins O’Rahillys Junior Dingle B Na Gaeil B An Ghaeltacht B Result Friday August 14th @7pm Dingle B 4-19 Kerins O’Rahilly’s Junior -08 […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

August 17, 2020 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto While some outlets for the sale of our Lotto tickets remain closed due to Covid-19 restrictions the Club has decided to resume our Club Lotto with the first draw scheduled for Sunday 30th August. We will be in touch with club members by email, text, Facebook and Website to […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

August 17, 2020 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Intermediate Quarter Final    Na Gaeil have been drawn against An Gaeltacht in the quarter final of the Intermediate Championship. There is no definite date yet for the quarter final ties. Co. Junior Football Leagues Na Gaeil were defeated by An Ghaeltacht in the first round of the Junior Football League […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

August 17, 2020 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 8 & 10 GIRLS The weather wasn’t as great as the previous weekend but it didn’t stop the u8 and u10 girls turning up to Ballyseedy on Sunday morning ready for action. The skills that the girls had been asked to practise at home over the previous week were […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

August 17, 2020 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

BUCKET COLLECTION We would like to thank everyone who contributed to our bucket collection on Saturday. Also, to everyone who gave up their time to help out. It is greatly appreciated. COVID19 Reminder to all senior players & parents/guardians of juvenile players: please submit the mandatory health questionnaire before each […]

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St Brendan’s Hurling Club News

St Brendan’s Hurling Club News

August 17, 2020 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

SHC Quarter Final St Brendan’s 12p v Kilmoyley 15p And so the dream ends for another year. A fine game of hurling displayed by both sides as both sides never backed down when faced with any challenge the other could conjure up. We started the better on the day and […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

August 17, 2020 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

U14 Camogie Tralee Parnells u14 Camogie team got their league campaign off too a winning start in Crotta last evening against newcomers AbbeyKiLix. Although playing with a depleted squad, though bolstered with some very capable u12s, the Parnell girls proved too strong for AbbeyKiLix who fought valiantly but were unable […]

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