Archive for September, 2022

James Gaffey Co-director of Circular Bioeconomy Research Group at Shannon ABC in MTU provides a demonstration.

MTU A Partner In New €3m Initiative To Support Realisation Of European Green Deal

September 5, 2022 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER Technological University are partners in new Horizon Europe project MainstreamBIO, aimed at supporting deployment of a circular bioeconomy with primary producers across rural regions in Europe. This €3 million initiative will support the realisation of the European Green Deal, which aims to see Europe becoming the first climate neutral […]

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Brave Souls To Take On Tom Crean Dingle Peninsula Challenge For Charity

September 5, 2022 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 2022 Tom Crean Dingle Peninsula Challenge will take place this weekend. Spearheaded by Kieran O’Callaghan, Patrick O’Sullivan and Daniel Bohan, they, along with six other men — John Fox, Michael Cassidy, Andy Conway, Larry Kelly, Charlie Collins and Jonathan Foley — individually and collectively plan to circumvent the Dingle […]

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Status Yellow Rain And Wind Warning For Kerry

Status Yellow Rain And Wind Warning For Kerry

September 5, 2022 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATUS Yellow Rain and Wind warning was issued for Kerry, Cork and Waterford by Met Éireann this morning. Localised heavy rainfall accompanied by strong and gusty southeasterly winds will lead to hazardous driving conditions and spot flooding. The warning is valid from 12 noon today until 11pm tonight. It’s the […]

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This September weekend in Dingle Co Kerry had more the 3,500 participants in the Dingle Full and Half Marathons .
The half marathon from Dingle via Slea Head to Kruger's pub in Dún Chaoin will have 2,500 participants while another 1,000 runners will continue on the full marathon route through Ballyferriter and back to Dingle.
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PHOTOS: Thousands Take Part In Dingle Half And Full Marathons

September 5, 2022 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

MORE than 3,500 people took to the roads in West Kerry on Saturday for the Dingle Full and Half Marathons. The half marathon from Dingle via Slea Head to Kruger’s pub in Dún Chaoin had 2,500 participants while another 1,000 runners continued on the full marathon route through Ballyferriter and […]

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PHOTOS: Clontarf, Na Gaeil And Churchill The Winners At Lee Strand U14 Tournament

September 5, 2022 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

TWELVE teams took part with 18 qualifying matches and three finals played at the annual Lee Strand Milk/Denis O’Connor/Austin Stacks Football Tournament at Connolly Park on Saturday. Heavy downpours and thunder and lightning did not interfere with the progress of the day’s games, with Mike Lynch and his hardworking team […]

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Theresa Kissane, left, Ann Robinson, Eileen Lucey, Grainne Gallon, Anne O'Shea, Noreen O'Meara, Kay Mahony, Trish O'Neill, Mags Gallagher and Margaret Foley,  were among 200 amazing women who courageously bared all,  in Kerry's 2nd  Women's-only charity 'DIp in the Nip' in aid of  Recovery Haven Kerry - Cancer Support Charity, in Derrymore Beach, Camp, Tralee, Co Kerry. Women of all ages took to the water - with the assistance of an all female support crew,  An Garda Síochána,  Fenit-based Wild Water Adventures, Tralee Bag Pipers and lifeguards. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/ FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Women Take Part In Second ‘Dip In The Nip’ At Derrymore Beach

September 4, 2022 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE second Dip in the Nip took place on Saturday with around 200 women taking to the sea at Derrymore beach. The event organised by John and Michaela Edwards of Wild Water Adventures is in aid of Recovery Haven Kerry and Kerry Cancer Support Group. There was a great atmosphere […]

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PHOTOS: Big Day Arrives As Junior Infants Settle In At Blennerville NS

PHOTOS: Big Day Arrives As Junior Infants Settle In At Blennerville NS

September 4, 2022 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a busy morning at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville on Thursday as little four and five year olds made their way into the school to begin their schooldays. Emotional moms and dads could feel at ease though as they’ll be well taken care of by junior infants teacher […]

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The new junior infants at Caherleaheen NS on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For Junior Infants At Caherleaheen NS

September 4, 2022 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a hectic week for households all around the town with little ones beginning their schooldays. Over in Caherleaheen NS there was a lovely welcome for the new arrivals from junior infants teacher Orla Buckley and all the staff to make them feel at ease. One week down and […]

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Teacher Daire Quirke's junior infants pupils with CBS Primary School Principal Denis Coleman and therapy dogs Zorro and Daithí. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Junior Infants At CBS Primary Enjoy First Day At School

September 3, 2022 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a warm, sunny day as CBS Primary School welcomed their new pupils on Thursday morning. The boys and girls enjoyed their first day and, as usual, were well taken care of by junior infants teachers Laura Donoghue and Daire Quirke as they took their first steps on the […]

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Know Your Rights: Surveillance In The Workplace

Know Your Rights: Surveillance In The Workplace

September 3, 2022 at 9:31 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…  You have a right to privacy in the workplace. However, your right to privacy is balanced against your employer’s rights to run their business and protect their company. Your […]

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Junior infants on their first day at school at Moyderwell Primary School on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Junior Infants Settle Into School Life At Moyderwell

September 3, 2022 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW beginning. Children from the local area starting in junior infants received a lovely welcome to Moyderwell Mercy Primary School on Thursday and immediately looked at home in the wonderful atmosphere created by the staff and  pupils. Teachers Ciara O’Sullivan and Una Geaney immediately made the children feel at […]

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Sponsored: All You Need To Know About Venus Bliss At CHRC

Sponsored: All You Need To Know About Venus Bliss At CHRC

September 3, 2022 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

Mary O’Donnell of the Cosmetic and Hair Restoration Clinic at the Bon Secours in Tralee has all you need to know about the Venus Bliss treatment at the clinic… September is a great time for self-care. At CHRC, two of our most popular treatments available to target stubborn fat are […]

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Finnegan On Films: A Sword And Sandals Classic And Bond Shenanigans On The Box

Finnegan On Films: A Sword And Sandals Classic And Bond Shenanigans On The Box

September 3, 2022 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has the pick of the films on TV today… Spartacus (Saturday 2.15pm RTE1) is, without doubt, a classic film and a classic story. The film tells of the Roman slave Spartacus (Kirk Douglas), who toils for the Roman Empire while dreaming of freedom. He is […]

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Kathy Roberts and Rachel McCann.

Kerry Ladies Aim To Swim In 17 Counties In 24 Hours For Charity

September 3, 2022 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TWO ladies from Kerry have just embarked on a 24 hour swim in 17 counties in aid of  the Kerry Cancer Support Group. Rachel McCann from Leith, just outside Tralee, and Kathy O’Mahony Roberts from Ballyfinnane, aim to swim in each coastal county around Ireland in 24 hours this Saturday in […]

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Presentation Secondary School Principal Chrissie Kerry with former students Ciara Landers, Cáit Rice and Freya O'Connor at the school on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Leaving Cert Results Finally Arrive For The Class Of 2022

September 2, 2022 at 6:13 pm 1 comment

IT’S been a long wait, but students who sat their exams in Tralee schools back in June finally received their Leaving Certificate results on Friday morning. While the results can be accessed online and mailed out to students, some schools in town invited them in to meet with former classmates […]

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Tralee Rugby Club Kicks Off New Season

Tralee Rugby Club Kicks Off New Season

September 2, 2022 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Tralee Rugby Club News Tralee Rugby Club officially kicks off its 22/23 season this weekend and the club is calling on young people all around Tralee and surrounding areas from aged 6 upwards to check out the many membership options that the club has to offer. First up is ‘minis’ […]

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Ms Aileen Griffin's junior infants class at Scoil Eoin on their first day at school. Also included is SNA Peggy Sweeney (left). Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin For Junior Infants At Holy Family And Scoil Eoin

September 2, 2022 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

SMILING faces were in abundance at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh and Holy Family NS for the junior infants first day at school on Thursday. Ms Donovan, Ms Griffin and Ms Reidy will have around 70 pupils in their three classes at the town’s largest primary school, Scoil Eoin. Meanwhile, across the […]

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Brogue Inn Shortlisted Again For ‘Ireland’s Favourite Roast’

Brogue Inn Shortlisted Again For ‘Ireland’s Favourite Roast’

September 2, 2022 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’s Brogue Inn has once again been shortlisted for ‘Ireland’s Favourite Roast’ competition. The shortlist for Ireland’s Favourite Roast has been announced and the Brogue has been nominated in the Munster region along with four other venues. The Brogue Inn has won the Munster title on two occasions. In total, there […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Issued By Met Éireann

Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Issued By Met Éireann

September 2, 2022 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATUS Yellow Rain warning for Ireland has been issued by Met Éireann. Met Éireann say high rainfall amounts this weekend may cause disruption with the warning valid from 9pm on Saturday to 12 noon on Sunday. Looking more locally, tonight is looking to be a wet one in Kerry with […]

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Billy Ryle: Celebrate The Results But Keep An Eye On What Happens Next

Billy Ryle: Celebrate The Results But Keep An Eye On What Happens Next

September 2, 2022 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Billy Ryle says Kerry’s 2022 Leaving Cert Class can celebrate superb results but must also keep a close eye on a fast-moving timeline… RESULTS ARE OUT The long wait for 61,107 Leaving Cert candidates (58,056 LC Established & 3,051 LC Applied), including 2,009 candidates from Kerry (1,902 LC Established & […]

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Launching the Comfort for Chemo Kerry Hope Social at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel were Deputy General Manager of the Ballyroe Heights Hotel Patrick Windle, Therese Carroll, Mairead Carroll, Mary Fitzgerald and Elaine Kinsella of Comfort For Chemo Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Comfort For Chemo Kerry To Host ‘Hope Social’ In Ballyroe Heights Hotel

September 2, 2022 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something to look forward to this winter. Comfort for Chemo Kerry has announced the launch of the Inaugural Hope Social which will be held on November 12 in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Proceeds from the Hope Social will help Comfort for Chemo Kerry in their aim to build, equip and […]

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Here’s How Many New Cars Were Sold In Kerry In August

Here’s How Many New Cars Were Sold In Kerry In August

September 1, 2022 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to August 2021, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 155 new car registrations in the county in August compared to 134 in the same month in 2021, […]

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Whatever your sartorial style. . . . there is something for everyone at the forthcoming Listowel Harvest Racing Festival which runs from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th of September. So whether you live ‘forever in blue jeans’; consider yourself a ‘sharp dressed man’, love a retro vintage look or want to dress up to the nines  . . . you could be a winner alright at Listowel Harvest Races! 
Top International model, Sydney Sargent, (who now lives in Dingle) will judge the Listowel Tidy Towns/An Taisce Best Up-Cycled, Vintage or Preloved Outfit on the closing day of the festival race meeting on Saturday 24th of September. There are generous cash and other prizes for both male and female winners. Sydney is wearing an original crochet dress from 1965 styled for the shoot by one of the organisers local designer Imelda Murphy. 
Listowel Races were the first course to host a sustainable focussed fashion competition and this competition which promotes and celebrates up-styling, recycling and vintage / pre loved style has continued to grow in popularity as we all seek to reduce waste to protect the future of our planet.
Tickets can be purchased online or at turnstiles on the day for €20 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & €25 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, with a 20% discount for groups of 20 or more. Visit www.listowelraces.ie for more information and follow the hashtag #listowelraces on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates and to join the conversation!


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Today, Listowel Race Company announced an action packed programme both on and off the course for their forthcoming 7 day Harvest Racing Festival from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th of September. Celebrated as one of the longest established race meetings in Ireland - Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday are all National Hunt meetings and Tuesday & Thursday feature an all Flat race card. Off course, months of careful planning have gone into ensuring that this yearís festival will be the most exhilarating ever! There is something for everyone of all ages including six fashion competitions with dedicated days for Ladies, Men, Couples, Sustainable / Vintage, Blue Jeans and Fancy Dress; exceptional free childrenís entertainment on the Sunday; live music and some very special celebrity guests. PLUS the ëSave your Heels, Weíve got Wheelsí free double decker bus is back on Ladies Day! Visit www.listowelraces.ie for more information and to pre-book tickets and corporate entertainment. Follow the hashtag #listowelraces on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for exclusive updates and to join the conversation!
Orla Diffily, Upfront PR, will send you a full news release. Mobile : 086 8399115. Email: orla@upfrontgroup.eu

Sponsored: New Ticket Kiosk For Racing Festival Opens In Listowel Town Centre

September 1, 2022 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

With the Listowel Harvest Festival now just weeks away, a designated Listowel Races ticket shop has opened on William Street in the town today (Thursday). Located next to McGuires pharmacy at the site of the old “Coco Kids” store, the shop be open from Thursday to Saturday between 12 to […]

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Presentation Primary junior infants pupils on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Happy Faces As Junior Infants Begin Schooldays At Presentation Primary

September 1, 2022 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

AS ever, the teachers at Presentation Primary School had a busy Wednesday morning as they welcomed the new arrivals to the school. Ms Deenihan and Ms Daly have about 50 pupils between the two junior infants classes and all went smoothly as they settled into school life. Scroll down for […]

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Ben Kavanagh

Film Produced By Tralee Native About Dingle ‘Blow-Ins’ To Screen On RTE Next Week

September 1, 2022 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A FILM produced by a Tralee native and directed by a Dingle-based filmmaker will be shown on RTE next week. Following its world-premiere at the 2022 Galway Film Fleadh, ‘Blow-Ins’, a feature documentary film directed by Malcolm Willis, and produced by Ben Kavanagh, will be screening on RTÉ One on […]

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Teacher Patricia Fitzell and Principal Mike O'Toole with junior infants at St John's Ashe Street Parochial School on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Arrivals Welcomed At St John’s Parochial School

September 1, 2022 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a new beginning for young boys and girls as they made their way to St John’s Parochial School this week. The school located off Ashe Street continues to grow and they welcome nine junior infants this year, double the usual amount of new arrivals from the previous few […]

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Junior infants taking some time to meditate on their first day at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Fun First Day For Junior Infants At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

September 1, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very busy end to the month of August at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn as the school welcomed two junior infants classes. Ms Ní Dhonghaile and Ms Ní Ghearáin made the 56 new arrivals feel at home in a school which has seen more work completed over the summer […]

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Gardaí Make Arrests In Relation To Fatal House Fire In Tralee 10 Years Ago

Gardaí Make Arrests In Relation To Fatal House Fire In Tralee 10 Years Ago

September 1, 2022 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí investigating a house fire in which a father and daughter died at their home at Killeen Heights, Tralee, on May 12, 2012 have arrested three people. A man aged in his 30s was arrested in June 2022. He has since been released without charge with a file being prepared […]

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