Archive for July, 2021

John Dennis, Joe Grace, Muireann Dowling, Mark Sheehy and Fergal O'Sullivan looking forward to the cycle from Castlebar to The Castle Bar next week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Group Takes On Charity Cycle From ‘Castle To Castle’

July 31, 2021 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of cyclists from Tralee are taking an unusual route next week from ‘castle to castle’ in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Mark Sheehy from Tralee and Michael Ferriter from Castlegregory have organised a cycle from Castlebar in Mayo to The Castle Bar in Tralee from Thursday, August […]

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At the presentation of the cheque were members of the Listowel Youth group comprised members Conor Stack, David Canty, Ellen Godfrey, Fiona O'Connor, Hannah O'Connor, John Godfrey and Sophie Stack. Also involved were Youth Workers;  Emer O'Neill and Brian Godfrey and Parish Priest, Canon Declan O'Connor.Gemma Brosnan, EDRGN, Dr Ahmed Abdelaziz, Medical Reg and Joe Cahill

Thousands Raised For UHK Thanks To North Kerry Teenagers

July 31, 2021 at 11:42 am 2 comments

A GROUP of young people from Listowel made a presentation 0f €3,368 to University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon after walking from the north Kerry town to Tralee. The General Manager of UHK, Fearghal Grimes, along with both medical and nursing  representative front line workers, formally accepted a cheque from […]

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Know Your Rights: Advocacy Service

Know Your Rights: Advocacy Service

July 31, 2021 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

Question: I was in hospital recently and I was not happy with my experience there. When I complained to the nurse in charge I wasn’t satisfied with the response. How can I take my complaint further? Answer: The Health Service Executive (HSE) has a complaints system, called Your service your […]

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Finnegan On Films: Incredible Choice Of Great Movies This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Incredible Choice Of Great Movies This Weekend

July 31, 2021 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

There is always a good selection of films on RTE and TG4 over a Bank Holiday and, thank goodness, this coming weekend is no different, says our movie guy, James Finnegan… Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) is the fourth in the series and somewhat appropriately […]

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Take A ‘Dip In The Nip’ For Recovery Haven

Take A ‘Dip In The Nip’ For Recovery Haven

July 30, 2021 at 6:16 pm 1 comment

RECOVERY Haven has announced details of a fun and novel fundraising event coming up on September 18th for ladies only. The Cancer Support facility has joined forces with Fenit-based Wild Water Adventures for ‘Dip in The Nip Kerry’. The  collaboration is the first of its kind in the Kingdom, where women […]

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Volunteers Collect Over 30 Bags Of Rubbish From Banna Beach

Volunteers Collect Over 30 Bags Of Rubbish From Banna Beach

July 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

BANNA Coastcare’s first ever evening event last night and it was a huge success despite the weather. Approximately 50 volunteers, including lots of youngsters, collected around 33 bags which were picked up by Kerry County Council collected them from Banna today. Salty Souls provided free hot chocolate to all the […]

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Siobhan Donnelly Marketing Manager Cara Credit Union, Stephen Crookes, Patrick Burke Castleisland Branch Manager of Cara Credit Union.

Sponsored: Cara Credit Union Celebrates Opening Of The 3,000th Current Account

July 30, 2021 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

STEPHEN Crookes from Mount Eagle, Brosna got a pleasant surprise when he recently opened a Cara Credit Union Current Account and applied for a globally accepted Mastercard Debit Card. As Cara Credit Union celebrated opening 3,000 current account since its launch in late 2019, they gifted Stephen with a cash […]

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Almost €10m In Funding Announced For Kerry Healthcare Services

Almost €10m In Funding Announced For Kerry Healthcare Services

July 30, 2021 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

ALMOST €10 million investment of capital funding to support Kerry Healthcare services has been announced by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly this morning. In total €9,710,000  is being announced for Kerry Healthcare, including almost €5 million for significant refurbishment works for Listowel, Killarney and Cahersiveen Hospitals. University Hospital Kerry will receive […]

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Lisa Cassidy, Aoife Greaney and Molly McDaid present a cheque for €650 to Gráinne Landers of the Spa Fenit Community Council. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bakesale Raises Funds For Old Forge Museum In Churchill

July 30, 2021 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG ladies from the local area raised €650 recently in aid of the Old Forge Museum in Churchill. Molly McDaid, Aoife Greaney, Lisa Cassidy and Mary Jo Daly organised the event with Peggy Daly and the community donated an array of cakes, breads, buns and other goodies. They received huge support […]

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51 New COVID Cases In Tralee LEA In Fortnight Up To Last Monday

51 New COVID Cases In Tralee LEA In Fortnight Up To Last Monday

July 30, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 51 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, July 26, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This is a 14-day incidence rate of 154.4 per 100,000 of the population, almost treble the […]

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Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in Grease.

Here’s The Line-Up For The Pop-Up Drive-In Cinema In Tralee

July 30, 2021 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

AS you probably know there’s a Pop-Up Drive-In Cinema coming to town next week and the line-up has been announced. Reel Events Kerry is conjunction with the Aqua Dome will be hosting movies on the big screen on August 7-8 at the Aqua Dome Car Park. There are four films […]

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Deputy Pa Daly.

Daly’s Concerns About Online Abuse Against Kerry Hospitality Businesses

July 29, 2021 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S Sinn Féin TD has today spoken about his concern over online abuse of Kerry businesses and said social media companies have a greater role to play. Deputy Pa Daly was referring to comments on social media directed towards hospitality businesses’ opening indoors this week. “I am disappointed but not surprised […]

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Almost €500,000 Allocated For Non-Public Roads In Rural Kerry

Almost €500,000 Allocated For Non-Public Roads In Rural Kerry

July 29, 2021 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

A TOTAL of €1,187,099 has been allocated for repairs and improvement works on non-public roads in rural communities in Kerry this year, as part of the Government’s ‘Our Rural Future’ project. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced an allocation of €10.5m nationally today, the second investment […]

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Some of the rubbish collected at the June clean-up in Banna.

Volunteers Wanted For Banna Beach Clean-Up Tonight

July 29, 2021 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tonight, then Banna Coastcare could do with a hand. They are hosting their first evening Beach Clean Up this Thursday at 7pm sharp. There’ll be live music and Salty Souls Cafe will provide free Kids Hot Chocolates for all the little ones taking […]

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Anthony Garvey and Caroline Reidy are just two of the local speakers at the upcoming TEDx Tralee event.

Here’s The Line-Up Of Speakers For The Tralee TEDx Event

July 29, 2021 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

TEDxTralee takes place at Siamsa Tíre Theatre this October and the line-up is a diverse and exciting one. The independently organised event, licensed by TED, will feature local and national voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of ‘New Beginnings’. Local speakers include author Anthony Garvey and Caroline Reidy […]

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845 New .ie Domains Registered In Kerry In First Half Of 2021

845 New .ie Domains Registered In Kerry In First Half Of 2021

July 29, 2021 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 845 new .ie domains registered in Kerry in the first half of 2021, according to the latest .IE Domain Profile Report, which explores and analyses the .ie database. The figure represents an 18% increase on the same period in 2020. The report, published biannually by .IE, the company […]

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Tankers To Supply Water To Public Until Around 10pm Tonight

Tankers To Supply Water To Public Until Around 10pm Tonight

July 28, 2021 at 6:45 pm 1 comment

TANKERS, at various locations around the Tralee area and beyond, will supply water until tonight at approximately 10pm, according to information from Cllr Mikey Sheehy, who has been in touch with Kerry County Council services. The disruption to thousands of homes and businesses continues this evening. While the water mains was […]

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At the presentation of €1,000 to Kerry Pride on. Wednesday were, from left;  Gina O'Connor, Chloe O'Donoghue, Beth Quirke and Margaret O'Donoghue of Kerry Pride, Cllr Sam Locke, with Siobhan Lacey and Louise O'Connor of Tesco Manor West. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Pride Receives €1,000 From Tesco Community Fund

July 28, 2021 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Pride have thanked Tesco Ireland for including them in the Tesco Community Fund where members of the public put forward a local community group or cause to benefit from funding. Through this fund, members of the Kerry community nominated Kerry Pride across four of Tesco’s Kerry stores and they […]

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Rain And Thunderstorm Warning Issued But Kerry Looks Like Staying Mainly Dry

Rain And Thunderstorm Warning Issued But Kerry Looks Like Staying Mainly Dry

July 28, 2021 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATUS Yellow Rain and Thunderstorm warning has been issued for all of Ireland by Met Éireann, but it looks like Kerry will stay mostly dry. The Met office says widespread showers and thunderstorms, with longer spells of rain at times will materialise with potential for localised flooding, especially in the […]

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The launch of the 11th annual KVVCCC Ballymac Vintage Run. Photo by Dermot Crean

Annual Ballymac Vintage Rally To Take Place Next Month

July 28, 2021 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

AN array of vintage vehicles will take to the road once again from O’Riada’s Bar in Ballymac next month for a great cause. The Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club’s 11th annual Ballymac Vintage Car and Honda 50 Run is being held this year in aid of four year […]

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The Minister turning the sod this morning. Photo: Dept of Rural and Community Affairs Twitter

Minister Turns Sod On €2m Development In South Kerry

July 28, 2021 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D. today turned the first sod at the €2.03m gteic@Baile an Sceilg development, a digital hub being developed on the Uíbh Ráthach (Iveragh) Peninsula. The Department of Rural and Community Development provided the capital funding in April of this year to […]

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Paudie Clifford Voted GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week

Paudie Clifford Voted GAA.ie Footballer Of The Week

July 28, 2021 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY forward Paudie Clifford has been voted the GAA.ie Footballer of the Week. The Fossa club-man received 11,734 votes from the public ahead of Mayo’s Matthew Ruane (6,965) and Galway’s Shane Walsh (5,012). Paudie Clifford had a superb game in the Munster SFC Final against Cork in Killarney on Sunday, […]

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Members of Spa Fenit Community Council and friends launching the Heritage Weekend taking place on August 14/15. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Heritage Weekend At Churchill Forge Packed With Activities

July 28, 2021 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

SPA Fenit Community Council are inviting people to celebrate Heritage weekend at the Forge in Churchill on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August. This annual event has been very popular and the Committee have arranged another varied programme of events this year that should appeal to all ages. On Saturday August […]

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The Brandon Car Park.

Water Tankers To Be Located In Four Locations In Tralee From Noon Today

July 28, 2021 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR water tankers are to be located in Tralee from 12 noon today. The public can bring their water containers to O’Donnells in Mounthawk, the Brandon Car Park (already in place), Our Lady and St Brendans Church and Manor Shopping Centre. There will also be tankers in the Clogher Churchyard Ballymacelligott, […]

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Burst Water Main Repaired But Will Take Time To Restore Supply

Burst Water Main Repaired But Will Take Time To Restore Supply

July 28, 2021 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has issued an update on the disruption to water supply to over 50,000 people yesterday and today. The disruption was caused by a burst water main between the treatment plant at Lough Guitane and the Sheheree reservoir at about 5pm yesterday. A statement on their social media […]

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Water Supply Problems To Continue On Wednesday After Another Mains Burst

Water Supply Problems To Continue On Wednesday After Another Mains Burst

July 27, 2021 at 10:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are further problems with the water supply to the greater Tralee area and beyond this evening. Kerry County Council has posted on their social media page that “a further water mains break is impacting the Central Regional Water Supply Scheme tonight and will cause disruption to supply throughout Wednesday while […]

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Curtailment Of Water Supplies In Tralee Until Later Tonight

Curtailment Of Water Supplies In Tralee Until Later Tonight

July 27, 2021 at 5:20 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council are advising the public that due to a burst on a trunk main on the Central Regional Water Supply Scheme yesterday evening, there will be curtailment of water supplies in parts of Tralee Town and the greater Tralee area until later tonight. The burst water main has […]

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Mairead Fernane (centre) with Jack Shanahan and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mairead Retires From Kerry Hospice Foundation After Many Years Of Service

July 27, 2021 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

A STALWART of the Kerry Hospice Foundation, Mairead Fernane, has retired from duties after 15 years. Mairead got involved in the Foundation in 2006 and was treasurer since 2015. She said the decision to step down was a difficult one and it was a huge privilege to work for such […]

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Gardaí Continue Investigations Into Circumstances Surrounding Woman’s Death In Lixnaw

Gardaí Continue Investigations Into Circumstances Surrounding Woman’s Death In Lixnaw

July 27, 2021 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are continuing to investigate all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a woman at a house in Lixnaw, yesterday morning. A post mortem has been carried out. Details of the post mortem results are not being released for operational reasons. Investigating Gardaí maintain an open mind […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 27, 2021 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Results of Captain John Prize and fixtures 1 Mark D Osullivan (11) 42 pts 2 Harry Dawson (19) 42 pts 3 David J Sheehy (8) 41 pts 4 Seamus Macgearil (21) 39 pts 5 Anthony Byrne (17) 39 pts 6 David Leen (6) 39 pts 7 Sean O Loughlin (13) […]

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