Archive for October, 2021

St John Of God Services in Monavalley

Sponsored: St John Of God Services Kerry Seeking Payroll Officer

October 31, 2021 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

SAINT John of God Kerry Services has a vacancy for a Payroll Officer. Saint John of God Kerry Services provides a range of programmes and services for adults and children with an intellectual disability throughout the Kerry region. A person-centered approach to service delivery is promoted in accordance with the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 31, 2021 at 11:03 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 or #TraleeToday and we’ll see it… Good oul Dusty… Day 301 of 365 Days of Walking “No matter what you do, I only want to be with […]

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

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

October 31, 2021 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that September was another busy month for property sales around Tralee with 29 transactions taking place fetching a total of €11,347,803. The property that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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Launching the Kerry Hospice Foundation's Christmas Cards were artist Jane Hilliard, Ronan Deasy of Kerry Group (sponsors), Christmas Car Committee Chairperson Ursula O'Connell and Liz Reidy, Clinical Nurse Manager (3) at the Palliative Care Unit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice’s Christmas Cards Pay Tribute To Essential Workers

October 31, 2021 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation’s Christmas Cards for this year were launched at the Palliative Day Care Unit on Friday. This year’s selection of Christmas cards were unveiled by Liz Reidy, Clinical Nurse Manager (3) in Palliative Care Inpatient unit, artist Jane Hillard and Ronan Deasy representing Kerry Group who once […]

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Pat Mann with his award. Photo: Irish Law Awards Twitter

Pat Mann Receives Special Recognition At Irish Law Awards

October 31, 2021 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE solicitor was honoured at the Irish Law Awards on Friday night. Pat Mann received the Special Merit Award at the event was held in the Clayton Hotel in Dublin. The recipient of such an award, selected by the judging panel, has made a significant and noteworthy contribution to the […]

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Wind Warning In Place Until Early Afternoon

Wind Warning In Place Until Early Afternoon

October 31, 2021 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for Kerry and the rest of Munster in place until this afternoon. West to northwest winds will reach mean speeds of up 65km/hr with gusts of up to 90-110km/hr and higher gusts along coasts and exposed hills. The warning is valid […]

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Met Éireann Issues Thunderstorm Warning

Met Éireann Issues Thunderstorm Warning

October 30, 2021 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

A Status Yellow Thunderstorm warning has been issued by Met Eireann for Kerry and the rest of Munster. Thundery outbreaks of rain with possible lightning and localised flooding could occur in affected areas tonight. The warning is valid from 9pm on Saturday to 2am on Sunday. Looking at the predicted […]

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The parade to mark the end of the National Circus Festival of Ireland 2019. Photo by Dermot Crean

National Circus Of Ireland Returns To Tralee Next Weekend

October 30, 2021 at 10:34 am 1 comment

WITH all the excitement of Halloween, it’s worth remembering that there’s more magical mayhem to look forward to next weekend when the National Circus Festival returns to Tralee from November 4th -7th. Celebrating 20 years of circus skills and arts, the Festival features a jammed packed programme of both Irish and […]

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WATCH: Local Man Makes ‘Silent Screams’ For Halloween

WATCH: Local Man Makes ‘Silent Screams’ For Halloween

October 30, 2021 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man has come up with something spooky for the Halloween weekend to view at home. Mark Flanagan from Ballyard has created ‘Silent Screams’, a short film made up of four poems which has been posted to YouTube. “These poems are acted out by myself and three talented actors — […]

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Colm Lynch with Stella O'Shea and Bridget Moore at the Halloween Fancy Dress Tralee Park Run on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Hair-Raising Run Around The Park In Fancy Dress For Halloween

October 30, 2021 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a dry, crisp morning for the Tralee Parkrun on Saturday, but there was a twist to proceedings this weekend. Runners were encouraged to come in fancy dress to mark Halloween, so there were some ghoulish characters on the route with witches and pirates the preferred option for costumes. […]

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Know Your Rights: Burning Household Waste

Know Your Rights: Burning Household Waste

October 30, 2021 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Citizens Information Kerry which provides a free and confidential service to the public…  Q. Can I burn household waste in my home or garden? A. It is illegal to burn household or garden waste at home or in your garden. This is an […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Selection Of Movies For The Weekend

Finnegan On Films: A Selection Of Movies For The Weekend

October 30, 2021 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan looks at some of the movies on TV this Halloween weekend… Greeting ghosties and ghoulies on this Halloween weekend.  Let’s see what scary delights are coming our way. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1) is a good entertaining family Halloween treat, although perhaps the very small smallies […]

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Staff of Premier Auto Parts taking part in a Movember Challenge for Kerry Hospice. From left; Damien Lawlor, Rado Zbik, Paul Naughton, Pat Hogan, Aidan O'Connell, David Ross (manager) and Thomas Reidy (missing from photo is Tim O'Connor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Company Staff Take On ‘Movember’ Challenge For Kerry Hospice

October 29, 2021 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHT staff members from a local company will forego using the razor for November to raise funds for a worthy cause. The lads from Premier Auto Parts will grow their facial hair in the Movember challenge in a bid to raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. David Ross, manager […]

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Ella Moynihan receiving her  prize.

Tralee Golf Club’s Ella Wins Another Major Tournament

October 29, 2021 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

  HAVING enjoyed a string of successes on the golf and pitch and putt courses this summer, a Tralee girl won another tournament yesterday. Ella Moynihan of Tralee Golf Club won the Golf Ireland Junior Girls Medal in Woodbrook Golf Club in Bray. Ella, from Farmers Bridge,  rose to the […]

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Emma Carmody and Marjorie Cunningham from Grounded Pottery in Tralee, Co Kerry with Robert Troy, Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation. Photo: Brian McEvoy

Business: Tralee Company Benefits From Virgin Media Business Campaign

October 29, 2021 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE owners of a Tralee-based company have described how their business has been transformed after they were selected as a winning applicant in the Virgin Media Backing Business initiative. Grounded Pottery , founded by Marjorie Cunningham and Emma Carmody, said the initiative has helped them develop an ecommerce website to expand their […]

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Things To Do Around Tralee This Halloween Weekend

Things To Do Around Tralee This Halloween Weekend

October 29, 2021 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

It’s Halloween weekend and with the weather mixed (Saturday = dry, Sunday = disaster) there’s a few things to do indoors and outdoors to keep you occupied… Friday 1. Huddle Horror… The Huddle Bar on Strand Street is holding a fancy dress party tonight, offering a free cocktail to anyone […]

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Edel O'Sullivan, Celene Moloney and Amy Roche at the inaugural night of The Virtue Club at Croí Restaurant on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Enjoying An Alcohol-Free Night Of Entertainment At The Virtue Club

October 29, 2021 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE town’s first non-alcohol club event for adults took place in town last night. The Virtue Club’s inaugural night of food, fun and enteratainment was held at Cocktail Heist @ Croí Restaurant with all free tickets snapped up well in advance. The night featured local musician Michal Wagner, magician Steve […]

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Tralee LEA COVID Incidence Rate Over Double The National Average

Tralee LEA COVID Incidence Rate Over Double The National Average

October 29, 2021 at 9:29 am 1 comment

THERE were 400 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, October 25, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This leaves Tralee LEA in the top 10 highest incidence rates in the country, along with […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to Recovery Haven on Thursday were, front from left; Castlegregory GC Captain Colin O'Sullivan with Sharon Villa and Steve Burke of Recovery Haven. At back; Kathleen Collins of Recovery Haven; Secretary of Castlegregory GC Tommy King, Lady Captain Marie McCarthy and Colm McLoughlin of Castlegregory GC and Michael Moynihan of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Castlegregory Golf Club Captain’s Charity Day Helps Out Recovery Haven

October 28, 2021 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

REPRESENTATIVES from Castlegregory Golf Club were at Recovery Haven’s premises in Killerisk on Thursday to deliver a cheque for €1,800. This was the proceeds of the Captain’s Charity Day at the club on Sunday, October 17, which was well supported. “The event is held annually but it couldn’t be last […]

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Walk-In Vaccination Clinic In Tralee On Friday

Walk-In Vaccination Clinic In Tralee On Friday

October 28, 2021 at 3:16 pm 1 comment

THERE is a walk-in vaccination clinic in Tralee this Friday, October 29. It will take place in the vaccination centre at the former BorgWarner site in Monavalley between 9.30am and 4pm. Anyone aged 16 and older can attend a walk-in clinic alone, while children aged between 12 and 15 must […]

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Ed Sheldon( DLA), Kevin Honneyman (Fenit RNLI), Mike O' Connor (Fundraising Chairperson), Denis O' Shea (Tralee Bay Oyster Fisheries Society Ltd), Declan O' Halloran (Fundraising), John O' Mahoney (DLA). 

Fenit Lifeboat Receives €1,000 From Local Organisation

October 28, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL organisation showed their generosity to Fenit Lifeboat once again last week. Fenit RNLI received a €1,000 donation from Tralee Oyster Fisheries Society Ltd.   Every year the oyster fishermen give a generous donation to Fenit Lifeboat which helps in a big way in facilitating the service to be […]

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Some of the group of runners at the Halloween Fancy Dress Park Run on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fancy Dress Fun Planned At Tralee Park Run This Saturday

October 28, 2021 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S the time of year for spooky fun and the folks over at Tralee Parkrun are getting in on the action again. Pre-COVID times, a great effort was made by them during the Halloween weekend to get into the spirit of things and their fancy dress run returns after a […]

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There'll be arts, crafts and much more at the Christmas Markets at John Mitchels GAA Complex in December. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Mitchels Christmas Markets To Return This December

October 28, 2021 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE last year’s event didn’t go ahead due to COVID restrictions, the John Mitchels Christmas Markets will return this December. The club will hold the event over two Sundays at their GAA Complex in Camp, Ballyseedy and funds raised will go towards the club. The club is trying to get […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys And St Brendan’s Championship Games Available To Stream This Weekend

Kerins O’Rahillys And St Brendan’s Championship Games Available To Stream This Weekend

October 27, 2021 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA has confirmed that three of the Kerry SFC Round 1 games on this weekend will be available to be streamed. St Brendan’s against Kenmare Shamrocks, Kerins O’Rahillys tie with St Kierans and Mid Kerry’s clash with Dingle are the matches which can be watched on devices for a […]

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This Halloween Clean Coasts and Irish Water remind you to never flush wet wipes down the toilet as they might come back to haunt you. Pictured: Frightening fatberg lurking in our sewers.

Kerry Public Asked To ‘Think Before You Flush’ This Halloween

October 27, 2021 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Think Before You Flush Campaign, operated by Clean Coasts in partnership with Irish Water, is urging the people of Kerry to stop flushing wipes down the toilet. In doing so, everyone will help combat ‘fatbergs’, wastewater blockages and scary sewage related litter on beaches this Halloween. When flushed, wet […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide and Marketing & Business Development Manager of Cara Credit Union Siobhan Donnelly with the books.

Cara Credit Union Supports Inclusivity In Classrooms With Dyslexia-Friendly Books

October 27, 2021 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

FIFTY-FIVE local schools across Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff and Causeway will each receive a set of four dyslexia-friendly children’s books about Irish wildlife, thanks to Cara Credit Union and author Shane Casey. Dyslexia affects, on average, three children in every class of 24. However, despite a significant increase in the […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Incident Involving Pedestrian And Vehicle

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Incident Involving Pedestrian And Vehicle

October 26, 2021 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle on Monday morning. The incident occurred at the Abbey car park in the town centre between 11.30am and 11.45am. The vehicle is believed to be silver or white in colour. The pedestrian received minor injuries in […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

October 26, 2021 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATUS Yellow Rain warning has been issued for Kerry by Met Éireann for tomorrow. They say heavy spells of persistent rain will lead to localised flooding. The warning is valid from 1am on Wednesday to 1am on Thursday. However, looking at the predicted rainfall radar on the Met Eireann website, […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

October 26, 2021 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    On Sunday in the Oyster Tavern, Spa, the draw for the Senior District Championship for the combined clubs of the Tralee and St Brendan’s Boards took place. This competition is kindly sponsored by Lee Strand. The first named team has home venue. St Pats v Ardfert; Austin Stacks v […]

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Ballymacelligott Senior Ladies County Junior C Champions 2021

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

October 26, 2021 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Ladies Congratulations to our Senior Ladies team who defeated Rathmore B on Sunday 24th October in the Junior C Championship Final.  A fantastic achievement for the team and management who have put 100% effort in all season. Final score Ballymacelligott 4-08 Rathmore B 2-07 A big thank you from […]

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