Archive for October, 2020

Small Increase In Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 416 More Reported Nationally

Small Increase In Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 416 More Reported Nationally

October 31, 2020 at 6:27 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a rise of cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, but it was less than five which is an improvement on the past couple of weeks. There were five additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now […]

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Councillors To Call For Trading Kiosks And Further Lighting At The Canal

Councillors To Call For Trading Kiosks And Further Lighting At The Canal

October 31, 2020 at 11:15 am 1 comment

THE extension of lighting and trading bays at the canal walk are to be requested by councillors in two separate motions this coming week. The November meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors takes place on Monday and developments at one of the town’s best amenities are on the agenda. Sinn […]

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The Presentation Castleisland U-15 cup team. Included are front from left: Julia Curtin, Aisling Shire, Katie Cotter, Hanna Herlihy, Cristina Ensenyat, Cara Fleming, Caoimhe Dairo and Ella Walsh. Back row:  Emma o Sullivan, Abbie Kelleher, Chantelle Broderick, Rebecca Reidy, Ciara Casey, Ciara Cronin, Joanna Moynihan, Emma Buckley, Fiona Brosnan, Danielle Moriarty and John Enright, coach.

Presentation Castleisland Staff Pay Tribute To Colleague On His Retirement

October 31, 2020 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School, Castleisland, has paid tribute to a much-loved teacher and basketball coach who has recently retired. John Enright, a teacher of PE & Geography for over 30 years at the school, left an indelible mark in the school, whether it was coaching successful basketball teams or inspiring students in the […]

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Hocus Pocus.

Finnegan On Films: Spook-tacular Halloween Family Flicks To Enjoy On Netflix

October 31, 2020 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Nevermind the blood and guts, spend Halloween with a good spooky family movie says our movie guy, James Finnegan… AFTER many weeks sitting at home eating too many sweets and wearing masks, it is good to have a more traditional excuse to sit at home, eat sweets and wear masks. […]

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Kerry Cases Increase By 13 With 772 More Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Increase By 13 With 772 More Reported Nationally

October 30, 2020 at 6:18 pm 1 comment

KERRY has seen a rise of  13 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, with six additional deaths. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 272 per 100,000 with 403 cases confirmed in the same period The official number of COVID-19 cases in […]

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€10,000 Of Advertising To Be Won In Christmas Window Display Competition

€10,000 Of Advertising To Be Won In Christmas Window Display Competition

October 30, 2020 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is calling on the businesses of Tralee to use the next few weeks to unravel the fairy lights, dust off the tinsel and ‘tell their Christmas story’ as they launch a Christmas Window Display competition. Chamber Retail Team Chairperson, Sandra Rusk announced the competition today with prizes of […]

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RSA Advise Caution For Road Users During Status Orange Wind Warning

RSA Advise Caution For Road Users During Status Orange Wind Warning

October 30, 2020 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking Kerry road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the weekend as Met Eireann has issued an Orange weather warnings for strong winds on Saturday morning and a Yellow warning until 3pm that afternoon. Drivers are being warned that on top […]

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Gavan Ring, Paula Hughes, Lisa Dowdall and Kenneth Rice who delivered the concerts this week.

Concerts Lift Spirits Of Residents And Staff At Kerry Nursing Homes

October 30, 2020 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER their heartwarming visits in August, Covid Care Concerts returned to residential care homes in Kerry this week, bringing music and memories to some of those most affected by the COVID19 pandemic. Funding from Creative Ireland Kerry brought the concerts to residential care home settings in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel and […]

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New Book On History Of Kerry Published

New Book On History Of Kerry Published

October 30, 2020 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW book which charts the long and diverse history of County Kerry, in many of its aspects, has been published by Geography Publications as part of its series of county histories. The 650-page Kerry: History and Society is number 28 of the acclaimed series which when complete, will have […]

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Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry

Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry

October 30, 2020 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has upgraded its wind warning for Kerry tomorrow to Status Orange. A Status Yellow warning was previously issued, but Kerry, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork and Waterford will see much stronger winds for a time on Saturday morning. Strong southerly winds veering southwesterly associated with Storm Aiden will […]

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Increase Of 21 In Kerry, 866 More Cases Reported Nationally

Increase Of 21 In Kerry, 866 More Cases Reported Nationally

October 29, 2020 at 5:47 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a rise of 21 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while six additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 270 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 400 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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The participants, barbers and volunteers from Recovery Haven at the shave-off in the Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Recovery Haven Takes Its ‘Movember Challenge’ Online

October 29, 2020 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven, is calling on the men of Kerry to join them this November as they take their annual Movember challenge online Current Covid19 restrictions mean that the charity will not be able to run its popular Movember event as they have done in previous years. However, […]

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Gardaí In Tralee Remind Public That ‘Trick Or Treating’ Not Permitted This Halloween

Gardaí In Tralee Remind Public That ‘Trick Or Treating’ Not Permitted This Halloween

October 29, 2020 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are encouraging parents to have a discussion with their children to explain why they can’t go out trick or treating this weekend, while extra gardaí will be on patrol this Saturday night to curb any anti-social behaviour. Community Policing Officer, Garda Mary Gardiner, acknowledged that young children […]

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Gardaí Investigate Suspected Arson Incident At Monavalley

Gardaí Investigate Suspected Arson Incident At Monavalley

October 29, 2020 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing to witnesses following a suspected arson attack at a business in Monavalley Industrial Estate on Wednesday afternoon. At around 4.25pm emergency services received a call that two trucks were on fire at the Dillon Waste facility in Monavalley. The fire service quickly attended the scene […]

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Met Eireann.

Weather Advisory Issued By Met Éireann

October 29, 2020 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

IT looks like the unsettled weather will be with us for the next few days as Met Éireann has just issued a Weather Advisory for the whole country and a Status Yellow Wind Warning for much of Saturday. We’re already in a Status Yellow Rainfall Warning until early on Friday […]

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Kieran Donaghy in one of his skills videos uploaded to Warriors social media pages.

Warriors Launch Campaign To Help Keep The Club Going

October 29, 2020 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors have set up a gofundme page to help them get through what is a difficult time for the basketball club. The Men’s Superleague season has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions and with numerous costs involved in running the club, they need all the help they can […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Remains Open Through Level 5 Restrictions

October 29, 2020 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport will remain open throughout the current Level 5 restrictions, and beyond, serving passengers travelling on the twice daily Kerry-Dublin route. Prior to announcing the cancellation of flights from all regional airports for a four-week period from November 14th, Ryanair had already reduced the frequency of services to London-Luton […]

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Kerry Cases Increase By 17 With 675 More Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Increase By 17 With 675 More Reported Nationally

October 28, 2020 at 6:32 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a rise of 17 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while six additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 283 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 418 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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Deputy Pa Daly.

Deputy Daly Says Reopen The Marts Immediately

October 28, 2020 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin’s Kerry TD Pa Daly, has made an urgent call for marts to re-open immediately. Deputy Daly said the situation in Kerry was particularly poor in relation doing business online as rural broadband was “non-existent”. “The closure of the marts as part of Level 5 lockdown measures is proving […]

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SPONSORED: Ballyseedy Home & Garden Reinvent For Level 5

October 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Home & Garden are now offering a Take-Away Service as well as a Heat at Home Box which is delivered to your door. Commenting on the new offering Nathan McDonnell, MD of Ballyseedy said; “This year is all about resilience, innovation and keeping our customers safe. It’s been quite […]

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Tesco Staff In Tralee To Dress Up This Halloween To Help Children’s Hospital

Tesco Staff In Tralee To Dress Up This Halloween To Help Children’s Hospital

October 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TESCO staff in Tralee and around the country are dressing up to help raise awareness and funds for CHI at Temple Street this Halloween. They are planning to keep spirits high for shoppers for the annual ‘Trick or Treat for Temple Street’ which runs from Monday, October 26 to November […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide with Sarah O’ Regan Head of Credit at Cara Credit Union.

SPONSORED: Cara Credit Union Supporting Local Businesses With Low-Cost Flexible Loans

October 28, 2020 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union with branches in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin have extended the hand of friendship to businesses in their communities. The expansion of their suite of Business loans now include loans for tax purposes spanning to longer term loans up to €175,000. Cara Credit Union are offering great value, […]

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Kerry Cases Up By 21 With 720 More Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Up By 21 With 720 More Reported Nationally

October 27, 2020 at 5:49 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a rise of 21 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, while five additional deaths were reported. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 280 per 100,000 (16th highest nationally) with 414 cases confirmed in the same period. The official […]

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Maura Sullivan and Andrea O'Donoghue of Kerry Hospice Foundation with the Silles family Paula, Amy, Luke, Oran and Tony who handed over a cheque for €3,720 on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Silles Family Raises Thousands With Drive-Thru Coffee Morning For Hospice

October 27, 2020 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE family handed over a cheque for €3,270 to the Kerry Hospice Foundation on Tuesday. Paula Silles and her husband Tony have been organising a coffee morning event every September for the past 15 years. It normally entails opening up their home in Corraghlea East to people who enjoy […]

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Gardaí Investigate Break-In At Tralee Sports Complex

Gardaí Investigate Break-In At Tralee Sports Complex

October 27, 2020 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking for any information in relation to a break-in at Tralee Sports Complex. At approximately 4.45am on Monday morning, the complex in Liosdara, Oakpark was entered illegally. It appears the perpetrators were looking for cash but they left empty-handed. If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area around […]

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Gardaí Warn People About Blackmail/Extortion Scam On Facebook

Gardaí Warn People About Blackmail/Extortion Scam On Facebook

October 27, 2020 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are asking the public to be aware of a blackmail/extortion scam they had reported to them last week. An anonymous female contacted a male on Facebook and sent him a sexually explicit video and photos purporting them to be of herself. She requested the man to do […]

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Heavy Rain On The Way For Kerry On Thursday

Heavy Rain On The Way For Kerry On Thursday

October 27, 2020 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather is quite mixed at the moment, but it’ll get worse later on this week. This morning, Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Kerry, Clare, Cork, Limerick Connacht and Donegal for all of Thursday. Heavy and persistent rain will fall overnight Wednesday through to Friday […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 27, 2020 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Well Done    Congratulations and well done to our two Kerry Senior stars, Jack Barry and Diarmuid O’Connor on helping Kerry to win their 21st National League title in Austin Stack Park on Saturday by virtue of their win over Donegal in the final game of the competition. Due to the […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 27, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

Ballymacelligott Volunteer Group up and running again   The Ballymacelligott Volunteer Group made up of about 50 members is ready and willing to help elderly, those alone and the vulnerable in the weeks ahead. They will deliver foodstuffs, medicine, fuel etc to anyone in the area who needs the support […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

October 27, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

ACADAMH NA nÒG Preparations should be underway this week for our annual Halloween event. This always is a very enjoyable day for our Juvenile Academy and their families. All of the girls and boys always put a huge effort into their costumes. It won’t be happening this year unfortunately but […]

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