Archive for February, 2021

Ten New COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

Ten New COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

February 28, 2021 at 5:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 10 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry at the NPHET briefing this evening which is a marked increase from daily figures for the  county over the past week. There were six additional deaths and 612 more cases reported nationally. All of these deaths occurred in February. The […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 28, 2021 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… Well done Tralee gardaí… Garda Cathy Murphy & Garda Dan Dillon delivering some food packs to Tralee Soup Kitchen yesterday evening.#InThisTogether #HereToHelp […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In January

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In January

February 28, 2021 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that January was a busy month for property sales around Tralee with 24 transactions taking place fetching a total of €4,290,501. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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Nineteen COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

Nineteen COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

February 27, 2021 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 19 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry at the NPHET briefing this evening which is a marked increase from daily figures for the  county over the past week. There were 13 additional deaths and 738 more cases reported nationally. Ten of these deaths occurred in February, one occurred […]

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Know Your Rights: Help When Bereaved

Know Your Rights: Help When Bereaved

February 27, 2021 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I’m looking for some simple information on first steps after a bereavement for my sister who has been widowed. Can you recommend an appropriate resource? Answer: Bereavement can […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Connery/Caine Classic And A New Offering On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: A Connery/Caine Classic And A New Offering On Netflix

February 27, 2021 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks two very different but hugely entertaining films for your viewing pleasure… THIS week’s selection is made up of a classic film and a recent Netflix release which encourage us to revisit the past to reflect on the lessons for present. The Man Who Would […]

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Less Than Five Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening, 776 Nationally

Less Than Five Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening, 776 Nationally

February 26, 2021 at 5:46 pm 1 comment

THERE were fewer than five new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry at the NPHET briefing this evening. When the number is less than five, the exact number is not revealed by the health authorities until the following day on the COVID data hub. There were 29 additional deaths and […]

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Listowel Food Hub Project To Receive Over €1.3m In Funding

Listowel Food Hub Project To Receive Over €1.3m In Funding

February 26, 2021 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A FURTHER €1,365,226 in funding has been granted for the Listowel Food Hub Project. This endeavour, led by the North East West Kerry Development (NEWKD), will deliver a 12,000 sq. ft. Food Hub facility at Clieveragh Business Park, Listowel, comprises of five food production units and a fully fitted Research […]

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Here’s The Most Popular Names For Babies In Kerry Last Year

Here’s The Most Popular Names For Babies In Kerry Last Year

February 26, 2021 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most popular names for new babies in 2020 has been revealed. The Central Statistics Office has revealed that Ella is the most popular girls name in Kerry while Darragh and Jack are the most popular boys names in the county. Nationally, Jack has retained the top spot as the […]

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RSA’s Free ‘Check It Fits’ Service Moves Online

RSA’s Free ‘Check It Fits’ Service Moves Online

February 26, 2021 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the Road Safety Authority (RSA) usually sends out their teams every year to Kerry and around the country to check children’s car seats, it’s not possible this year due to COVID restrictions. However, the RSA has announced that their ‘Check It Fits’ service is now available online. The free […]

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Sponsored: Find Out More About National Learning Network Tralee

Sponsored: Find Out More About National Learning Network Tralee

February 25, 2021 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Sponsored NATIONAL Learning Network Tralee is Kerry’s only specialist training provider delivering a range of free QQI and City and Guilds courses to people with additional support needs. If you need extra learning support, if you have had an accident, illness or injury, have a disability or mental health difficulty […]

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Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

February 24, 2021 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE members of Cara Credit Union and Clanmaurice Credit Union have agreed a merger of the two credit unions. The combined credit union will have assets of over €270 million and 58,000 members. The offices at Tralee, Killorglin, Castleisland, Ballyduff and Causeway will remain open for members. Chair of the […]

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Tralee Chamber Creates Report Aimed At Tackling Vacant Buildings Issue

Tralee Chamber Creates Report Aimed At Tackling Vacant Buildings Issue

February 24, 2021 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber is to set out clear actions to tackle vacancy of commercial buildings in the town. The Chamber is presenting a roadmap to rebuilding Tralee, in a detailed submission to address the problem in the town centre. The report which will be issued as a series of discussion points […]

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Pierce Brosnan in the video (see below).

WATCH: Pierce Brosnan Tells Of His Love Of Kerry In Short Tourism Promo Clip

February 23, 2021 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

PIERCE Brosnan has appeared in a new video from Tourism Ireland and The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) extolling the beauty of Kerry. The short clip posted on the Discover Ireland YouTube page features footage of Kerry from local videographers: Tadhg Hayes Video Production Killorglin; Michael Pixie O’Gorman Listowel; […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

February 23, 2021 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING: Following from the death of Club Trustee, Seán Murphy, in February 2020, the Austin Stacks Club Executive proposes that the real property (lands and buildings) of the Club be transferred by the surviving Trustees to the G.A.A.’s Corporate Trustee Iontaobhas Corporaideach Chumann Luthchleas Gael Cuideachta Faoi Theorainn Rathaiochta (ICCLG) . […]

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Green Party representative for Tralee Anne-Marie Fuller and artist Ciara McKenna pictured with Ciara’s mural of the curlew, celebrating World Wildlife Day on 3 March.

Green Party Commissions Curlew Mural On Greenway To Mark World Wildlife Day

February 23, 2021 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Green Party in Kerry is celebrating UN World Wildlife Day by commissioning a new mural in Tralee of the iconic curlew by artist, Ciara McKenna. World Wildlife Day takes place on March 3. It celebrates and raises awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. The mural, which is […]

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Kerry Gardaí Remind Public To Avoid House Parties And Stick To 5k Rule

Kerry Gardaí Remind Public To Avoid House Parties And Stick To 5k Rule

February 22, 2021 at 5:02 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Kerry are reminding the public to stick to the 5k rule and not to host or attend house parties. Speaking on Radio Kerry’s ‘Talkabout’ show on Tuesday afternoon, Garda Niall O’Connor said they are continuing to encounter people who are travelling further than 5k from their homes — […]

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The crossing at Clash.

Gardaí Ask Motorist Involved In Road Collision To Make Contact

February 22, 2021 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are looking to get in contact with a driver involved in a road traffic collision in Tralee last month. On January 16, a woman was in a mobility scooter crossing the road at the pedestrian crossing near Argos at Clash. An advancing vehicle collided with her, causing the woman […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

February 22, 2021 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto: Lotto Results for Draw on Sat 20th Feb 2021: Numbers Drawn: 07 / 12 / 14 Bonus No: 15 There was no winner of our the Jackpot but we had two match 3 winners! Well done to our match 3 winners Pats Spring, Killtallagh and Megan Pierce, Ballyfinnane […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

February 22, 2021 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

ACADAMH NA nÓG Last Sunday we launched our KORusalema fundraiser for the juvenile club on Facebook . Many thanks to our senior players who kick started it …. some nice footwork lads! John O’ Connor and Barry John Keane were the lead dancers with Paul Ryan on camera and sound. […]

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Council Announces Scheme To Enhance Shopfronts In Tralee Town Centre

Council Announces Scheme To Enhance Shopfronts In Tralee Town Centre

February 22, 2021 at 3:25 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council has announced a pilot scheme for enhancements to shopfronts in Tralee town centre. The Tralee Town Centre Pilot Shopfront Enhancement Scheme aims to improve the streetscape environment by encouraging and supporting business owners to upgrade their shopfronts. The scheme applies initially to Upper and Lower Castle Street […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

February 22, 2021 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Congrats    Congratulations to Na Gaeil and Kerry star Mary O’Connell who has been selected as a recipient of the Rachel Kenneally Memorial  Award in conjunction with Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. The Rachel Kenneally Memorial Award, a bursary scheme funded by Munster LGFA, was announced by MIC last February in honour of Rachel […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

February 22, 2021 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

National Club Draw The National Club Draw has been deferred until June and the club has asked to have all tickets returned by Tuesday 6th April.  Please keep up the momentum on ticket sales as all proceeds will go to the club’s capital fund.  Check-out our social media pages for […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 22, 2021 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Good Luck to our Senior Management Team  At the clubs executive meeting last Friday night Ruraí O’Rahilly and his Management team were ratified as the group to take charge of our Senior Team for 2021. Ruraí’s selectors going forward are Tom Shea and Frank Rahilly. Kevin Leen is in charge […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

February 22, 2021 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 05, 12, 22 and 30. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Mary Glazier Annagh, Lily Kelliher Lohercannon, Mary Counihan Curraheen, John Kelliher Lohercannon and Mary O’Donoghue Camp. Next week’s Lotto will […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s ‘KORusalema Dance’ Fundraiser For Juvenile Club And Kerry Hospice

Kerins O’Rahilly’s ‘KORusalema Dance’ Fundraiser For Juvenile Club And Kerry Hospice

February 22, 2021 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

PLAYERS from Kerins O’Rahillys have taken part in a Jerusalema Dance to help raise funds for the juvenile club and the Palliative Care Unit. Members of the senior management, John O’ Connor and Paul Ryan, with the help of senior players Ross O’Callaghan, Barry John Keane, Seán Óg Walsh, David Moran, […]

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Kerry Library Encourages People To Take Part In ‘Ireland Reads’ Campaign

Kerry Library Encourages People To Take Part In ‘Ireland Reads’ Campaign

February 22, 2021 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Library has teamed up with libraries nationwide and some local authors for the ‘Ireland Reads’ campaign, which is part of the government’s ‘Keep Well’ initiative and aims to celebrate reading and all the benefits it can have for wellbeing and enjoyment. The campaign is asking everyone to ‘squeeze in […]

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Status Orange Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

Status Orange Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

February 22, 2021 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

MET Eireann has elevated their rainfall warning for Kerry to Status Orange. It had issued a Yellow warning yesterday, but now they say Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford will experience greater levels of rainfall. Very heavy rain on Monday night and Tuesday will likely cause further river flooding and surface […]

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Fenit RNLI Responds To Callout After Report Of Upturned Kayaks In Banna

Fenit RNLI Responds To Callout After Report Of Upturned Kayaks In Banna

February 22, 2021 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT RNLI Lifeboats responded to a call out when upturned kayaks were sighted near Banna Beach on Sunday. The volunteer crew of Fenit RNLI responded to a call for assistance by Valentia Coast Guard at approximately 1pm on Sunday. Fenit RNLI launched both its ALB (All Weather Lifeboat) and its […]

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More Heavy Rain On The Way As Met Éireann Issues Warning

More Heavy Rain On The Way As Met Éireann Issues Warning

February 21, 2021 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

IT seems there isn’t a day that goes by without a weather warning being issued. Well today is no different, as Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Rainfall warning for Munster, Connacht, Carlow, Kilkenny and Wexford with wet weather on the way on Tuesday. They say there will be heavy […]

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