Archive for December, 2020

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Beat Lockdown Blues And Help Great Causes With 31 Day January Challenge

December 31, 2020 at 4:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has never been a better time to do this. With the news that we are now in Lockdown Mk 3, January is looking bleaker than usual this new year. So as well as washing the hands, wearing facemasks and social distancing, keeping the body and mind healthy and building […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From August

REVIEW 2020: The News From August

December 31, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from August… • There were calls for the Bird family to reconsider their decision to open their funfair for two weeks in Tralee in August. Tralee area councillors were notified about the decision by Birds to […]

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Gabriel Fitzmaurice.

A Message Of Hope On New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL message of hope for the people of Kerry will be broadcast online this evening, New Year’s Eve. 2020 has been an extremely challenging and usually, on New Year’s Eve, families and friends gather together to see out the old year and welcome in the new year. This year, […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From July

REVIEW 2020: The News From July

December 31, 2020 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from July… • Data from AIB revealed Friday, June 12 was the busiest day for shopping in Kerry as stores reopened after lockdown. The data was been compiled from over one million AIB debit and credit […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Kerry County Council Outlines Services During Level 5 Restrictions

December 31, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging members of the public to adhere closely to the Level 5 restrictions and, in line with Government advice, people are reminded to stay at home except for essential purposes. The Government announced the imposition of Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions – the highest level of restrictions […]

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Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies To Watch On New Year’s Eve/Day

Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies To Watch On New Year’s Eve/Day

December 30, 2020 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

Since you won’t be going out this New Year’s Eve (or the day after, or the day after etc.), our movie guy, James Finnegan, has some film suggestions for your viewing pleasure over the coming days… There are a number of excellent films on the television this New Years Eve […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From June

REVIEW 2020: The News From June

December 30, 2020 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2020, here’s some of the stories we brought you from June… • NoteCloud, the company behind the ‘See Something Say Something’ technology, reported a 100% increase in the number of the reports sent to Gardai in Tralee since the COVID-19 Restrictions were introduced in mid-March. Over 200 […]

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James Finnegan will read A Christmas Carol this evening (Wednesday).

James To Read ‘A Christmas Carol’ Online This Wednesday

December 30, 2020 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

POETRY Emotion Ireland is hosting an online reading of Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ adapted and performed by Tralee actor James Finnegan this evening, Wednesday, December 30th at 8pm. James, who is also the resident movie reviewer of this parish,  has adapted this much loved story and will present it […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From May

REVIEW 2020: The News From May

December 30, 2020 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2020, here’s some of the stories we brought you from May… • May started on a bright note for someone who bought a National Lottery game ticket in Tralee. The Telly Bingo game winner of €10,000 purchased their ticket at the Tesco town centre branch in […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

December 29, 2020 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

AN BHLIAIN 2021: Bliain Nua faoi mhaise dár bpeileadóirí óga go léir…..May they flourish and prosper. We also wish a Happy New Year to all parents, mentors and fans. Nára fada go mbeidh an vacsaín in aghaidh an víris choróinigh ar fáil go flúirseach agus go mbeirimid beo ar an […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From April

REVIEW 2020: The News From April

December 29, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2020, here’s some of the stories we brought you from April… • The Kerry Cycling Campaign called for motorists to slow down and take more care following an increased number of road deaths and injuries so far in 2020. With so many people out walking and cycling […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

December 29, 2020 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Happy New Year:  Club Chairman, Billy Ryle, wishes a Happy New Year to club members and supporters everywhere. Sincere thanks to everybody, who served Austin Stacks in any capacity during the year as administrators, team officials, volunteers and players. The Club is eagerly looking forward to 2021 and the resumption […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

December 29, 2020 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

New Year Greetings   We wish everybody involved in Na Gaeil: officers, coaches, mentors, players, parents, patrons and visitors to our club a very happy and healthy New Year Kerry Minors    Congratulations to Oisin Maunsell, the Kerry Minor Football Team and management on their victory over Clare in the Electric Ireland […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

December 29, 2020 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Ballymac GAA Club AGM 2020 The Ballymacelligott GAA -Annual General Meeting for 2020 that will be heldOn-Line on Sunday January 10th2021 @ 2.00pm due to Covid-19. Coiste na Nóg The Ballymacelligott GAA Coiste na nÓg AGM will be held directly after the Club AGM on -Line on Sunday 10thJanuary 2021. […]

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Funding Now Needed As Planning Permission Granted For Diving Boards At Fenit

December 29, 2020 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT Development Association has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanala to grant permission for the restoration of diving boards at Fenit after an absence of 25 years. Permission was granted subject to conditions and amendments to the plan. However, funding for the construction of the project is now needed […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From March

REVIEW 2020: The News From March

December 29, 2020 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2020, here’s some of the stories we brought you from March… • News on March 1 from the INMO revealed the organisation recorded the highest number of patients waiting on trolleys in UHK for the month of February since records began. There were 449 patients waiting on […]

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Gardaí Make Arrests In Relation To Christmas Eve Public Order Incident

Gardaí Make Arrests In Relation To Christmas Eve Public Order Incident

December 28, 2020 at 9:12 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ carried out a number of arrests this Monday morning in the Killarney area in relation to an assault and public order incident which occurred in Hazelwood Drive, Killarney, in the early hours of Christmas Eve. During this morning’s operation, four properties were searched as part of an investigation into […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

December 28, 2020 at 5:31 pm Comments are Disabled

ACADAMH NA nÓG We hope that you and your family had a lovely Christmas and that everyone enjoyed  all the well deserved downtime. Santa was a busy man delivering pressies we heard to all of the wonderful children in Strand Road Club. Despite Covid- 19, it has been a great […]

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Another Wind Warning In Effect For Kerry

Another Wind Warning In Effect For Kerry

December 28, 2020 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER a number of warnings over the past couple of days, yet another Status Yellow Wind warning been issued by Met Eireann for Kerry. The warning is in effect for Kerry as well as Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Sligo. This evening and tonight northwesterly winds will reach mean speeds of 50 […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From February

REVIEW 2020: The News From February

December 28, 2020 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of the stories we brought you this year, here’s the news from February… • The Kerry Association in Dublin’s Kerry Person of the Year was announced as Dr Patricia Sheahan on February 1. Listowel native Dr Sheahan, is Head of Palliative Care at University Hospital Kerry, and […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

December 28, 2020 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto   There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 12, 17, 27 and 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Padraig O’Connor online, Helen Tansley Annagh, Maura and J Murphy Derrymore West, Donal Kelliher Annagh and Luke Mulligan Tonevane. […]

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Sponsored: Enjoy A Rewarding Career With Saint John Of God Kerry Services

December 28, 2020 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

SAINT John of God Kerry Services are spread throughout the county of Kerry in Beaufort, Caherciveen, Castleisland, Dingle, Kenmare, Killarney, Killorglin, Listowel and Tralee. They have over 400 staff and provide training, employment, social and residential programmes for over 300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. They run programmes for […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From January

December 28, 2020 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Beginning our review of the news we brought you this year, we start at the obvious point, January… • Believe it or not, the year started off on a positive note, with the news that someone who bought their Millionaire Raffle ticket in Fenit had won €100,000. The lucky lady […]

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Finnegan On Films: My Favourite Movies Of 2020

December 27, 2020 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks his favourite movies of 2020, a year of very limited releases in the cinemas… I think it is fair to say this has been a different type of year in the cinema. All those films that were going to open — from blockbusters to […]

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Met Eireann Issues Wind Warning For Kerry

Met Eireann Issues Wind Warning For Kerry

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

A Status Yellow – Wind warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Kerry this evening. The warning also affects Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Cork. This evening through to tomorrow, northwesterly winds associated with Storm Bella, veering northerly overnight, will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with […]

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Status Yellow Wind Warning As Storm Bella Arrives For St Stephen’s Day

Status Yellow Wind Warning As Storm Bella Arrives For St Stephen’s Day

December 24, 2020 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE we’ll enjoy the dry, calm weather today and tomorrow, a change is on the way for St Stephen’s Day. Met Éireann has issued Status Yellow Wind warning for Kerry, Clare, Cork, Limerick, Connacht and Donegal for Saturday. Through Saturday afternoon, evening and night, westerly winds associated with Storm Bella […]

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Here’s Where Someone Bought A €1m Lotto Winning Ticket In Kerry

Here’s Where Someone Bought A €1m Lotto Winning Ticket In Kerry

December 24, 2020 at 8:11 am Comments are Disabled

SOMEONE who bought their lotto ticket in Kerry is €1m richer this morning after winning in the Lotto Plus 1 draw last night. The winning ticket was sold in Whyte’s Centra in Castleisland so the National Lottery is advising people to check their tickets. The winning numbers in the Lotto […]

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Mark Doe’s Tips For Delicious Christmas Dinner

Mark Doe’s Tips For Delicious Christmas Dinner

December 24, 2020 at 8:01 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of Just Cooking cookery school in Firies has some tips on how to deliver an amazing Christmas dinner tomorrow… The key to a stress free Christmas lunch is preparation and timing. You want to be able to enjoy the day without being tied to the stove all day long. […]

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Dr Gavan Ring and friends are planning something special for Christmas Eve.

Very Special Performance Of ‘O Holy Night’ This Christmas Eve

December 24, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

DR Gavan Ring – Cahersiveen’s own international tenor – is bringing the people of Kerry and further afield together for a special Christmas Eve broadcast of the famous Christmas song ‘O Holy Night. In association with Creative Ireland Kerry/Kerry County Arts and Radio Kerry, and accompanied by legendary Cahersiveen organist […]

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Danny Leane.

Tralee Mourns Danny Leane Of The Abbey Inn

December 24, 2020 at 12:36 am 1 comment

TRALEE is in mourning for a man who did much for the social life of the town for many decades. Danny Leane, formerly of The Abbey Inn, passed away on Wednesday surrounded by his beloved family. Danny, originally from Killarney, bought the bar on June 8, 1968 and turned it […]

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