Archive for September, 2021

Cllr Wants Improved Approach To Policing In Tralee Town Park

Cllr Wants Improved Approach To Policing In Tralee Town Park

September 8, 2021 at 12:24 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor is calling for the local authority and the Gardaí to come together to formulate a better plan for policing in Tralee Town Park. Speaking at the Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday, Labour Cllr Terry O’Brien said there has been a lot of […]

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Aisling Byrne, with Yvonne and Eddie Byrne and Aoife McDonald, at the CBS Primary School Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former CBS Primary Pupils Meet Again For Confirmation Day

September 8, 2021 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THEY may be attending the various secondary schools around town now, but the CBS Primary School ‘Class of 2021’ had a very good excuse to meet up again on Saturday. The occasion was their belated Confirmation Day at St John’s Church and families were blessed with the weather as they […]

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WATCH: Short Documentary On War Of Independence Ambush In West Kerry

WATCH: Short Documentary On War Of Independence Ambush In West Kerry

September 8, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE site of a significant event in the War of Independence in west Kerry was investigated recently as part of archaeological works on the N86 road improvement scheme, the details of which have been produced in a short documentary which has been published online. Archaeological Management Solutions Ltd. (AMS), who […]

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26 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At Emergency Department In UHK Today

26 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At Emergency Department In UHK Today

September 8, 2021 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 26 patients waiting on trolleys at the Emergency Department of University Hospital Kerry this morning. Nationwide there are 413 admitted patients waiting for beds this morning in the country’s hospitals, according to today’s Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation Trolley Watch. This is the highest number of patients on […]

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‘Walk-In’ COVID Testing In Tralee Paused Due To Demand For Tests

September 8, 2021 at 10:26 am 1 comment

THE HSE has paused ‘walk-in’ testing for COVID-19 at the Tralee centre in Ballymullen Barracks. Cork Kerry Community Healthcare took the decision to temporarily suspend the walk-in service to manage the demand for appointments. Demand for tests has risen in recent weeks, leading to long waiting times for walk-ins. People can still […]

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Billy Ryle: Grade Inflation Shows As Kerry Students Receive CAO Offers

Billy Ryle: Grade Inflation Shows As Kerry Students Receive CAO Offers

September 8, 2021 at 10:15 am 1 comment

Unprecedented grades inflation increases CAO points requirements, but Kerry’s applicants sweep up a copious supply of college offers in Round One says Billy Ryle… The record-high Leaving Cert grades have caused a dramatic increase in points requirements for many third level courses for the second consecutive year. There was an […]

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Rainfall Warning Issued But Kerry Should Escape The Worst

Rainfall Warning Issued But Kerry Should Escape The Worst

September 8, 2021 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Rain and Thunderstorm warning for Ireland, but it looks like we’ll escape the worst in Kerry. Scattered heavy downpours and thunderstorms are expected in some areas of the country today, tonight and for a time on Thursday. Localised flooding may occur where the […]

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Former Waterford Player To Be Proposed As New Kerry Hurling Manager

September 7, 2021 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry GAA have announce that Stephen Molumphy will be proposed as the new Kerry Senior Hurling Manager for a two year period (2022/2023) to the County Committee for ratification later this month. Molumphy’s selectors / coaches include Pat Bennett and Shane Briggs respectively, and in a statement issued this afternoon, Kerry […]

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Walk-In COVID Vaccination Clinic In Tralee This Week

September 7, 2021 at 1:26 pm 1 comment

PEOPLE will be able to avail of walk-in COVID vaccination clinics in Tralee and Killarney this week. If you are eligible for a Pfizer BioNtech vaccine you can receive a first or second dose at either the Kerry Sports Academy in Tralee or Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre, without an appointment, […]

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Kerry People Invited To Nominate A Local Volunteer In Sport Hero

Kerry People Invited To Nominate A Local Volunteer In Sport Hero

September 7, 2021 at 1:15 pm 1 comment

EBS and the Federation of Irish Sport have launched this year’s Volunteers in Sport Awards, which recognise and support the army of volunteers in sport and physical activity in local communities across Ireland. Kerry people are invited to nominate their everyday hero for the Awards which will take place virtually […]

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Council Urged To Display Bye-Laws Relating To Use Of Jet Skis At Fenit

Council Urged To Display Bye-Laws Relating To Use Of Jet Skis At Fenit

September 7, 2021 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council said it is open to arranging a public awareness campaign in relation to the use of jet skis and other leisure craft in Fenit and other parts of the county. The issue was raised in a motion by Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley at the meeting of […]

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Two New Leaving Cert Programmes Launched At Coláiste Gleann Lí

Two New Leaving Cert Programmes Launched At Coláiste Gleann Lí

September 7, 2021 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education, Norma Foley TD was on hand to launch two new Leaving Certificate Programmes at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Friday. The new programmes are Computer Science and Physical Education and will be offered from this year to Senior Cycle students at the school.The two new courses are being […]

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Sean McCannon, with Mike and Joyce McCannon, at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Scoil Eoin’s Class Of 2021

September 7, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a long time coming, but Confirmation Day finally arrived for the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Class of 2021 on Saturday. Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church hosted three separate ceremonies to accommodate each of the classes taught by Ms Sugrue, Ms Daly and Ms Curtin. The ex-pupils wore the […]

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Dance Initiative To Get People Over 55 Moving

Dance Initiative To Get People Over 55 Moving

September 7, 2021 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

A DANCE initiative providing creativity for people aged 55+ is inviting people of Kerry to register for a free, online 12-week programme offering a fun, healthy and safe way to get people moving. Dance for the Young at Heart is curated by Catherine Young Dance and  will be choreographed by […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 7, 2021 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA HOUSE DRAW: Kerry GAA’s recently launched ‘Win A House Draw’ continues to expand.  Tickets are €100 each for your chance to win a stunning 3 bedroomed house in Killarney while supporting our Kerry GAA teams. Remember when purchasing your ticket don’t forget to include ‘Austin Stacks GAA’ in […]

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Only loving training with their fantastic coaches are Kerins O’ Rahilly’s U9s

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 6:52 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O Rahillys GAA Club Notes  Senior Club Championship Round 1 Dingle 0-18 Kerins O Rahillys 0-12 Our senior team were out last Sunday afternoon in round 1 of this years club championship against Dingle in a sun drenched Paddy Kennedy Park , Annascaul. The tie saw these sides get reacquainted […]

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Minister Darragh O'Brien and Minister Norma Foley joined by Tralee MD councillors and local residents at the opening of An Carraigín in Balloonagh on Monday. Photo: Minister Darragh O'Brien/Twitter

Ministers Officially Open New Estate In Tralee

September 6, 2021 at 6:40 pm 1 comment

THE Minster for Housing, Local Government and Heritage was in Tralee on Monday to officially open a new estate in Tralee. Minister Darragh O’Brien TD also visited numerous projects and developments in Tralee, Farranfore, Barraduff, Rathmore and Killarney. Chief among the events on the agenda was the official opening by Minister […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

LOTTO: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown Next Draw Our next draw is tomorrow (Monday, September 6th 2021) where the jackpot will be €12,600. BAILE AN MHUILINN – CAISLEÁN NA MAINGE ABU. Get you tickets for this draw or renew your yearly tickets online with clubforce and from our Lotto Team. […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil played Beaufort in the 2020 County Intermediate Championship Semi Final in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday. Playing with the aid of a slight breeze in the first half Beaufort were quickest out of the traps with Liam Carey firing over after 30 seconds.  This was immediately followed by […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL Our senior team will face Castleisland Desmonds in Round 1 of the Intermediate Club Championship. Date & time to be confirmed. JUVENILES Please ensure your child completes the mandatory health questionnaire before each training session or game. Please check out our Facebook Page/Instagram/Twitter for all fixtures and photos […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €7300 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 03, 06, 07 & 10. The five €30 consolation prizes went to: 1. John O’Sullivan Ballinorig 2. Paul Moore The Belfry 3. Marcella Finn Camp 4. Chrissy and Martin c/o […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior team: Ballymac played their first game of the 2021 Junior Championship on Sunday in Cordal. Thanks to the Cordal Club for an excellent presentation of their pitch  for the game.  Their opponents for this game were Listry.  This was not the first meeting of these two teams this year.  They met in the […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS We had a huge turnout for football this Sunday. 36 of our young boys and girls were playing Na Gaeil up in Killeen. Great fun was had by all and there were several keenly contested matches.  The boys and girls were terrific. Much thanks to Na Gaeil for hosting and […]

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Gardaí Investigate Alleged Assault In Blennerville

Gardaí Investigate Alleged Assault In Blennerville

September 6, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are conducting enquiries into an allegation of assault that occurred on Main Street, Blennerville between 8pm and 8.30pm on Wednesday, September 1. It is alleged that a teenage male was assaulted on the Main Street by a male adult who was unknown to him. If anyone saw […]

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Tralee Parnells U14s who played Crotta in the North Kerry League Division

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 6, 2021 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

U7 Boys and Girls Congratulations to some of our younger under 7’s who recently started school, enjoy the beginning of your academic journey. With the return to school we had some tired players in our crew but they soldiered on and practised some well honed skills as well as picking […]

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Mayor Wants Priority Given To Pedestrians On Canal Walkway

Mayor Wants Priority Given To Pedestrians On Canal Walkway

September 6, 2021 at 12:32 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council will look at erecting signage on the canal walkway to advise cyclists to be mindful of pedestrians using the facility. The issue was raised by Mayor of Tralee, Fianna Fáil Cllr. Johnnie Wall at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Monday morning. Mayor Wall had a […]

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Delay To New Tralee Skatepark Due To COVID Restrictions

Delay To New Tralee Skatepark Due To COVID Restrictions

September 6, 2021 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Tralee Skatepark has experienced delays due to COVID travel restrictions, the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council heard on Monday. Sinn Féin Cllrs Deirdre Ferris and Cathal Foley both asked the Council to issue an update on the Skate Park and the proposed start date […]

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Caherleaheen NS pupil, Hanna O'Sullivan who made her First Holy Communion at the St John's Church on Saturday morning, with Joanna and Niall O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen Pupils Enjoy First Holy Communion Day

September 6, 2021 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

SEPTEMBER is about to see a plethora of First Holy Communion ceremonies hosted in churches around the county as more and more restrictions are lifted. Last Saturday saw children from Caherleaheen National School gather in St John’s Church in Tralee for their belated big day out. The boys and girls […]

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Funding Of Over €2.6m For Munster Technological University

Funding Of Over €2.6m For Munster Technological University

September 6, 2021 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €2.6 million in capital works and equipment funding has been announced for Munster Technological University. This capital grant allocation of €2,679,257 will facilitate MTU to address a number of key capital investment priorities including: • Minor works and equipment needs to support safe campus reopening. • Procurement of additional […]

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Deirdre Poff, Jonathan O'Regan, Denise Poff, William Counihan and Mary Counihan with Bessie Cooper and Roxy, at the Tony O'Donoghue annual walk on Saturday from Blennerville Windmill. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Raised For Annual Tony O’Donoghue Walk

September 5, 2021 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk saw over €3,700 collected this year and in seven years nearly €60,000 has been raised in his memory. The walk in aid of Kerry Hospice took place yesterday with people invited to register at the Blennerville Windmill carpark. Andrea, Tony’s daughter, was delighted with […]

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