Archive for November, 2020

306 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

306 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

November 30, 2020 at 6:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening but, like yesterday, because it was less than five the exact number was not revealed. There was one additional death reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now […]

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Bishop Ray Browne.

Give Priority To The Happiness Of Children This Christmas Says Bishop Of Kerry

November 30, 2020 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

BISHOP of Kerry Ray Browne is welcoming the relaxation of Level 5 Restrictions in a message to the people in the diocese at the beginning of Advent. Bishop Ray also says it will be a quieter Christmas and children’s happiness should be a priority for all. He wrote; “I welcome […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

November 30, 2020 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto Appreciation  To thank our Lotto supporters for their continued support, we are adding some extra prizes to our weekly lotto for the three December draws prior to Christmas. For the draws on the 6th, 13th and 20th December we will add a lucky dip winner for a Christmas hamper […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

November 30, 2020 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Ballymac GAA Club AGM 2020 The Ballymacelligott GAA Club AGM will take place physically on Sunday January 3rd at 2pm once Government Guidelines allow, venue to be confirmed. Should it prove impossible to hold our AGM physically at that time it will be held online the following Sunday 10th January […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

November 30, 2020 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

ACADAMH NA nÓG Congrats to John Ahern, U8 Boys who was the winner of our Late Late Toy Show goodie boxes from the Sugar Shack. Our Juvenile Academy is going to kickstart the countdown to Christmas with a small Christmas treat. There will be names drawn daily from December 1st to […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

November 30, 2020 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Registration Fees The following club registration fees for 2021 were ratified at the recent AGM: €30 U6 players, non-playing adults including coaches €60 Juvenile player (aged 7 to 17) €70 Adult player (full-time student, aged 18+, with valid ID) €100 Adult player (working) €180 Family (3 or more juvenile […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

November 30, 2020 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Virtual Race Night    It is not long now until our Virtual Race Night on Friday December 11th. We are appealing to our members, supporters and the wider public to support Na Gaeil CLG at this difficult time by contributing to our Race Night as very many of you have done […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Incident At Tralee Housing Estate

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Incident At Tralee Housing Estate

November 30, 2020 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to the public for any information regarding an incident which took place at a housing estate in Tralee over two weeks ago. On Friday, November 13, at around 3pm, an altercation is believed to have occurred involving a number of people at the entrance to the Fountain […]

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Neil Flynn.

Tralee Man Wins BBC International Playwriting Competition

November 30, 2020 at 2:18 pm 2 comments

A TRALEE man has won a prestigious international playwrighting competition run by the BBC. The BBC World Service and the British Council announced the winning entries for the 2020 International Radio Playwriting Competition and Neil Flynn’s ‘The Snowman’ won the top prize in the English As a First Language  category. Inspired […]

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Gofundme Page Set Up After Cancellation Of Christmas Fair

Gofundme Page Set Up After Cancellation Of Christmas Fair

November 30, 2020 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the annual Tralee and Ballymacelligott Christmas Fair cancelled due to COVID -19 restrictions, the organisers are hoping the public can help raise much-needed funds through a gofundme page. “Our Christmas fair is a wonderful community building and fundraising event for the Church of Ireland Parishes of Tralee, Ballymacelligott and […]

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Churchill Forge

Celebrations As Churchill Forge Wins National Competition

November 30, 2020 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL Forge & Museum has won a national competition thanks to the votes from the local community and beyond. Spa Fenit Community Council recently entered their Churchill Forge Project in the National Rural Leader Impact Campaign. They were invited to submit a video outlining details of the project and Leaders […]

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€1.6m In Funding Announced For Kerry Schools

€1.6m In Funding Announced For Kerry Schools

November 30, 2020 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley has announced over €1.6 million in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Grants for Kerry primary and post-primary schools. The funding can be used to purchase equipment such as projectors and tablets or to support the use of online learning platforms. These grants […]

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299 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

299 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

November 29, 2020 at 5:35 pm 1 comment

KERRY has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening, but because it was less than five the exact number was not revealed. There were two additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 46 per […]

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Status Yellow Fog Warning Issued For Tonight And Monday Morning

Status Yellow Fog Warning Issued For Tonight And Monday Morning

November 29, 2020 at 5:22 pm Comments are Disabled

BE careful if you’re out and about tonight and in the early morning because it’s set to get foggy. Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Fog warning for Munster, Connacht and Leinster. Fog will thicken this evening, with some dense areas of fog this evening and tonight. The warning is […]

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A Space Invaders game at the suspected shebeen.

Gardaí Search Suspected Shebeen In Causeway

November 29, 2020 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI conducted a search of a suspected Shebeen premises operating in Causeway, Co. Kerry, yesterday evening. Shortly after 8pm on Saturday, Gardaí conducted a search under warrant of the suspected Shebeen premises and located a fully operational bar. The bar featured a number of beer taps, along with a fully operational cooler […]

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Kerry Macra To Host Online ‘Mind Matters’ Talk

Kerry Macra To Host Online ‘Mind Matters’ Talk

November 29, 2020 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Macra Na Feirme are hosting a virtual talk live on Facebook at 8pm on Friday, December 4, which will focus on the importance of Mental Health. The night is aptly named ‘Mind Matters’ and will feature Kerry Radio’s Aisling O’Brien as host, interviewing three well known speakers. With the […]

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Great Honour For Presentation Castleisland Teacher

Great Honour For Presentation Castleisland Teacher

November 29, 2020 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A BUSINESS teacher at Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland will be a special guest on the Student Enterprise Programme, National Live Webinar on this Monday evening. Mr. Dargan is one of just three teachers in the country, that have been selected to take part in this National Webinar series. He will […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

November 29, 2020 at 11:27 am 1 comment

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagam.  If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Mike’s tribute to a legend… The Hand of God’ #mural #Tralee #Dynamos #DiegoMaradona #RIP, Aztec Stadium #Mexico #Maradona #Argentina #England #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/HV1M7uiaZN […]

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Six Additional Kerry Cases, 243 More Reported Nationally This Evening

Six Additional Kerry Cases, 243 More Reported Nationally This Evening

November 28, 2020 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a rise of six COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were seven additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 53 per 100,000 with 79 cases in the same period. The national incidence per […]

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The building on Ashe Street where the fatal accident took place this morning.

Sadness At Death Of Local Man At Building On Ashe Street

November 28, 2020 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has died and five others have been injured at a building on Ashe Street this morning. The men were doing construction work on the building when part of the chimney collapsed at around 8am this morning. It’s believed 68-year-old Tom Ross, a building contractor, was on the […]

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Glenn Close and Amy Adams in 'Hillbilly Elegy'.

Finnegan On Films: Stunning Performances From Close And Adams In ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

November 28, 2020 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan reviews Ron Howard’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ which was released this week on Netflix… I cannot remember a time when there have been so many talented actresses on television, theatre and film. If one were to use one guide, just look back and see the winners of the Best Actress […]

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Works To Commence On Replacement Of Part Of Watermains In Fenit

Works To Commence On Replacement Of Part Of Watermains In Fenit

November 28, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water and Kerry County Council plan to commence work next week on the replacement of one kilometre of defective 100MM watermain in Kilfenora, Fenit. The pipe will be laid from the junction near the old railway bridge westwards along the R558 main road. Traffic lights will be in operation during […]

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The building on Ashe Street (light-coloured, centre) where workers were injured this morning. Photo Dermot Crean

Workers Injured At Building On Ashe Street

November 28, 2020 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a workplace accident on Ashe Street this morning. They were called to the building at around 8am after it’s believed part of a chimney collapsed and a number of men, who were carrying out construction work there,  were injured. Four men were taken […]

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David Walliams Sends Special Message To Tralee Girl On ‘The Toy Show’

David Walliams Sends Special Message To Tralee Girl On ‘The Toy Show’

November 27, 2020 at 10:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE girl was an early star of ‘The Late Late Toy Show’ tonight. Eight year old Saoirse Moynihan, a pupil in Caherleaheen NS, was a guest on the show and received a special message from none other than David Williams. First though, Saoirse spoke to host Ryan Tubridy about […]

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The O'Flaherty family from Ballymac with Santa and Padraig McGillycuddy at the turning on of the lights at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Santa And Friends Light Up The Tree At Ballygarry House Hotel

November 27, 2020 at 7:41 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER the switching on of the Christmas lights in town last week, festive spirits were lifted once again this evening as the Christmas tree in Ballygarry was lit up. Every year Ballygarry House Hotel invites locals and guests to attend a “turning on the lights ceremony” where guests come out […]

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Five More Kerry Cases, 206 Reported Nationally This Evening

Five More Kerry Cases, 206 Reported Nationally This Evening

November 27, 2020 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has seen a rise of five COVID-19 cases in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were seven additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 50 per 100,000 with 75 cases in the same period. The national incidence per […]

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Helen Costello and Shane O'Brien with younger members of Tralee RFC launching the fundraiser for juveniles' activities. Photo by Dermot Crean

Clock Up Some Cash With Tralee Rugby Club’s ‘Lucky Minute’ Fundraiser

November 27, 2020 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rugby Club has launched a ‘Lucky Minute’ fundraiser this weekend to help with their juveniles section. They are inviting all club members, supporters and their families, and indeed people in the wider community to support the fundraiser, as it is this year’s only source of funding for the juveniles […]

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Ellie Stack, a 5th year student in Mercy Mounthawk won 1st prize in the 14-17 age category of the Cara Credit Union Art Competition with this entry.

Imaginative Art From Prizewinners In Cara Credit Union Competition

November 27, 2020 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Cara Credit Union Art Competition 2020 results were announced recently with students in Tralee schools featuring among the prizes. This year’s theme was ‘Imagine More’, influenced by the creative role art plays in Irish society and it encouraged participants to unlock their imagination and look at how art inspires us and our […]

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The new Student Council at CBS The Green. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Student Council Elected At CBS The Green

November 27, 2020 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green unveiled their newly elected Students Council on Thursday. The potential leaders of the future held their training day last week with their liaison teacher Karen Tobin.  “It was a packed day of teambuilding activities ensured that they are ready for the task ahead. The students council has representatives from […]

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One of the suspected cannabis plants seized by gardaí yesterday.

Gardaí Seize €4,000 Of Suspected Cannabis In South Kerry

November 27, 2020 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in the Killarney District seized over €4,000 of suspected drugs yesterday. As part of Operation Thor, a day of action was conducted in the Caherciveen, Waterville, Caherdaniel and Valentia areas over a 24 hour period between Wednesday 25th and Thursday, 26th November. The operation commenced on Wednesday evening with two […]

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