Archive for October 8th, 2020

Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bishop Urges Public To Abide By Public Health Guidelines During New Restrictions

October 8, 2020 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

BISHOP Ray Browne has issued a pastoral message to parishioners to do what the country asks of them regarding the Public Health Guidelines, as Level 3 Restrictions result in public masses moving online again. The impact of Level 3 restrictions on Parish activity and religious services is as follows: • Public Mass […]

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Kerry Sees An Increase Of Three COVID-19 Cases

Kerry Sees An Increase Of Three COVID-19 Cases

October 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm 1 comment

KERRY was not mentioned specifically by health authorities as having  new COVID-19 cases in its daily update this evening but its official total has risen again. Three new cases were added to the county’s official total to reflect yesterday’s increase. This makes the official total for the county now at  466. […]

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Billy Ryle: Students Deserve Answers After Coding Error Fiasco

Billy Ryle: Students Deserve Answers After Coding Error Fiasco

October 8, 2020 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle says the 17% of Leaving Cert candidates, about 10,000 young people, whose teachers’ calculated results were downgraded by an error-strewn Canadian algorithm are entitled to ask why… There was considerable disappointment when CAO Round Four offers were published on Thursday morning as only 485 applicants from a total […]

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Kerry LEO’s Student Enterprise Awards To Be Delivered Online

Kerry LEO’s Student Enterprise Awards To Be Delivered Online

October 8, 2020 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENT entrepreneurs across Kerry have begun their journey in this year’s Student Enterprise Programme, with eyes on next year’s National Final. This Kerry Local Enterprise Office run programme will be delivered differently given the current restrictions across the country, and the Final, which will take place on Friday, May 14, […]

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4/10/20 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Wear your favourite hat in support of Brain Tumour Ireland
Pictured at the launch of Irish charity Brain Tumour Ireland’s #WearAHatDay 2020 at Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 are Brain tumour survivor, Izzy Leamy (3) and her mother, Cliona Gaughran. 
The charity is calling on Ireland to don their favourite hat in support of its annual fundraising and awareness campaign on Friday, 24th October 2020 to support their vital work with people diagnosed with brain tumours and their families. A €4 donation can be made by simply texting BTI to 50300. 
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#WearAHatDay takes place as part of the annual Brain Tumour Awareness Week campaign, taking place from Monday, 19th October to Friday, 24th October in 2020, and is this year raising awareness of paediatric brain tumours.

Kerry People Asked To Take Part In ‘Wear A Hat Day’ For Brain Tumour Ireland

October 8, 2020 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH charity Brain Tumour Ireland (BTI) is calling on people in Kerry to don their favourite hat in support of its annual awareness and fundraising campaign #WearAHatDay on Friday, October 23. The annual campaign raises funds for the charity’s vital support and information services for people diagnosed with brain tumours […]

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Mark’s ‘Unputdownable’ Biography Of DJ Curtin Garners Huge Praise

Mark’s ‘Unputdownable’ Biography Of DJ Curtin Garners Huge Praise

October 8, 2020 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

HE’S one of Tralee’s favourite sons and now a new book about his life and career is garnering wild praise from everyone who has bought it. Local businessman, Mark Leen, has put written and published ‘Curtin Call’ about famed singer DJ Curtin which people are describing as ‘unputdownable’. It’s been […]

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Lee Strand’s environmental leadership continues with the launch of    Ireland’s first 100% Renewable 2 Litre milk carton

Lee Strand’s innovation and leadership in the marketplace continued this week when they launched Ireland’s first 100% renewable 2 litre milk carton. Their new 2 litre carton follows the successful launch of Lee Strand’s 100% renewable 1 litre carton in October 2019. Produced by Tetra Pak, the carton is recognised as the world’s first fully renewable pack and has won many prestigious international awards. The plant-based carton and cap are also 100% recyclable.

Speaking at the launch, Gearoid Linnane, CEO, Lee Strand stated “Lee Strand’s €2 million manufacturing investment is a major step forward in the development of truly sustainable packaging and reinforces our commitment to protecting the environment. The trend in the marketplace indicates there is a shift away from plastic and this will continue if new levies on single use plastic are introduced. Customers are more environmentally conscious, and we are delighted to be a step ahead of the curve offering consumers a choice now when making their 2 litre milk purchases.”

To celebrate the launch, customers will be given the chance to win €1,000 if Lee Strand’s new 100% Renewable 2 litre milk carton is in your fridge! Tune into Radio Kerry from Monday, October 12th until Sunday, November 1st for details on how to enter. Over 250 limited edition Lee Strand & Radio Kerry ReMOOOable reusable mugs will also be given away on Radio Kerry over the next

Lee Strand Launches New Renewable 2-Litre Milk Carton

October 8, 2020 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand has launched Ireland’s first 100% renewable 2-litre milk carton. Their new product follows the successful launch of Lee Strand’s 100% renewable 1-litre carton in October 2019. Produced by Tetra Pak, the carton is recognised as the world’s first fully renewable pack and has won many prestigious international awards. The […]

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