Articles by: Dermot Crean

53 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 61 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

53 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 61 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

January 20, 2021 at 6:18 pm 0 comments

THERE were 53 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 61 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,488 new cases. 58 deaths occurred in January. There are three deaths where the date of death is under investigation. Those who died were aged between […]

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Ben Slimm.

Local Labour Party Activist Calls For Nurses And Midwives Registration Fee To Be Waived

January 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

TRALEE-BASED Labour Party activist, Ben Slimm, has called for the registration fee for nurses and midwives to be waived for 2021. Mr Slimm, who ran for Labour in the Tralee Electoral Area in the Local Elections in 2019, said nurses in University Hospital Kerry have been working so hard during this […]

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Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

January 20, 2021 at 10:51 am 0 comments

LORGE Chocolatier, has been announced as a finalist for this year’s National Enterprise Awards.  The awards, an initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices, will take place virtually on February 11. Lorge Chocolatier was selected to represent Local Enterprise Office Kerry at the awards and will compete against 29 other finalists […]

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33 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 93 More Deaths Reported Nationally

33 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 93 More Deaths Reported Nationally

January 19, 2021 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

THERE were 33 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 93 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,001 new cases. This is the highest amount of deaths reported at a daily briefing since the start of the pandemic. 89 of the deaths […]

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The Communication Board in Tralee Town Park playground.

Autism-Friendly Communication Board Installed In Town Park Playground

January 19, 2021 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

TRALEE is aiming to become an Autism Friendly Town and as part of achieving that ambition, Tralee Municipal District has installed a Communication Board in the playground at Tralee Town Park. The board, which is the first of its kind in Kerry County Council managed playgrounds, will assist those with […]

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Siamsa Looks For Groups And Artist To Join Them For A Folk Explosion

Siamsa Looks For Groups And Artist To Join Them For A Folk Explosion

January 19, 2021 at 11:26 am 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre invites artists and groups of all art forms to join together in a celebration of folk. Siamsa wants to reignite connections in the community with a ‘Folk Explosion’ which will herald the Summer Solstice, the height of summer and the most powerful moment of potential in the Celtic Calendar when […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

January 19, 2021 at 11:08 am 0 comments

CLUB AGM: Due to Covid restrictions the Austin Stacks Senior Club 2020 AGM took place via Microsoft Teams last Wednesday evening (13th January).  The meeting which was well attended (virtually) covered all aspects of the club during the 2020 season. The meeting included comprehensive reports by Club Secretary Elma Nix, Club Treasurer […]

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Pa Laide CEO, Cara Credit Union and Sarah O’Regan Head of Credit, Cara Credit Union .

Cara Credit Union Approved As Lender Under Govt COVID Credit Guarantee Scheme

January 19, 2021 at 10:54 am 0 comments

CARA Credit Union, a member of Metamo, the joint venture between 16 Credit Unions and Fexco, has been approved as a lender under the Government’s COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme (CCGS). Cara Credit Union will now be able to provide Government backed loans directly to local SMEs, whose survival is critical […]

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SVP Tralee Warns About Door To Door Collection Scam In Town

SVP Tralee Warns About Door To Door Collection Scam In Town

January 18, 2021 at 6:17 pm 0 comments

ST Vincent de Paul in Tralee is warning the public about a scam involving two young boys calling to houses in Tralee. The boys are going house to house claiming to be collecting money for the charity. SVP Tralee says this is a scam. People should not hand over any […]

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29 More COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

29 More COVID-19 Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening

January 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm 2 comments

THERE were 29 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were eight additional deaths reported nationally and 2,121 new cases. All deaths occurred this month and those who died were aged between 49 and 93. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

January 18, 2021 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

Fundraising Lotto Jackpot €12,600: Our next draw for a jackpot of €12,600 will be on this Friday, January 22nd. If we have no outright winner, a match 3 could see you win or share €200. Should we not have a match 3, we will have six consolation prizes (2 x €50 […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

January 18, 2021 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

Lotto   There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 04, 11, 15 and 26. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Eoin Sayers Woodbrook Lawn, Eileen Walsh Tralee, Katie Murphy Mounthawk Manor, John Kelliher Lohercannon and Hannah Shanahan c/o Terry […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

January 18, 2021 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

ACADAMH NA nÓG Our club and community were sad to hear of the passing of one of our best known residents and hard working club stalwart, Jimmy Foley. A lifetime and passion for GAA and people made Jimmy a happy and familiar face to all over the years. We join […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

January 18, 2021 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

AGM As per GAA guidelines, Na Gaeil CLG will be holding its AGM virtually on Thursday January 28th at 8pm. We ask that if you are a Club Member and wish to be part of this AGM that you send your email address to our Club secretary Eamon Browne at […]

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Group photo from ZOOM from Ballymac Ladies AGM held on 17/01/21

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

January 18, 2021 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

The AGM of Ballymac GAA Ladies Club The Ladies Club AGM was held on Sunday 17thof January at 7:30pm via Zoom.  There were 12 members in attendance. The meeting was opened with a welcome from the Secretary and Chairperson, followed by a minute’s silence. The minutes of the 2019 meeting was […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

January 18, 2021 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

National Draw There is still some time before we need to submit all tickets to Croke Park for the National Club draw.  As it looks like it will be another difficult year to organise fundraising events we ask that all club members sell as many tickets as possible.  All proceeds […]

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Anluan Dunne.

Kerry Greens Call For Speed Limit Bye-laws To Be Fully Implemented

January 18, 2021 at 12:08 pm 1 comment

SPEED limit bye-laws in Kerry should be fully implemented as soon as possible, according Anluan Dunne, chairperson of the Kerry branch of the Green Party. The speed limit review was finalised in early 2019 but two years on the bye-laws enacting 30 km/h limits are still not completely enacted in […]

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Track marks caused by scramblers in the Banna dune area.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Greater Protection Of Sand Dunes

January 18, 2021 at 11:57 am 0 comments

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Deirdre Ferris has called on the council to do more to protect sand dunes and other protected areas along our coastline. In a motion before today’s monthly council meeting, Cllr Ferris has said that anti-social and illegal behaviour is putting these vulnerable areas at risk. […]

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€20,000 For Public Amenity Space At Tralee Walkway

€20,000 For Public Amenity Space At Tralee Walkway

January 18, 2021 at 11:16 am 0 comments

NINE Kerry projects have received €191,711 under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure scheme. It includes €20,000 for the development of a public amenity space at Tralee Bay Coastal Walkway at Lohercannon. Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley and Fine Gael Kerry TD Brendan Griffin have welcomed the announcement. Continued […]

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43 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 2,944 Reported Nationally This Evening

43 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 2,944 Reported Nationally This Evening

January 17, 2021 at 6:40 pm 0 comments

THERE were 43 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 13 additional deaths reported nationally and 2,944 new cases. All deaths occurred this month. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county over the past 14 days is now 1,045.3 per 100,000 […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 17, 2021 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

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… Amazing work from Mike… Why would you want a ladder when you have a decent stack of books? #Derryquay #School #Kerry pic.twitter.com/T0XBeJtSq2 […]

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49 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 60 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

49 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 60 Additional Deaths Reported Nationally

January 16, 2021 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

THERE were 49 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 60 additional deaths reported nationally and 3,231 new cases. Of these, 59 deaths occurred in January. One death occurred in December. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county over the past […]

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Here’s Where That €1m Ticket Was Sold In North Kerry

Here’s Where That €1m Ticket Was Sold In North Kerry

January 16, 2021 at 11:51 am 0 comments

A SERVICE station in Listowel, has been announced as the store where Ireland’s newest millionaire bought their winning €1 million Daily Million ticket. The National Lottery has revealed that the Fitzgerald Centra filling station on Church Street, Listowel, is the store where this lucky player bought their winning Daily Million […]

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Cllr Asks Council To Look At Making Canal Safe For Swimming

Cllr Asks Council To Look At Making Canal Safe For Swimming

January 16, 2021 at 11:39 am 0 comments

A LOCAL councillor has called for the Council to look at making swimming safe again in the canal. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris was asking for an update on the progress of the feasibility report for the canal in Tralee in the North Kerry Blueway at the online meeting of Tralee […]

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Finnegan On Films: Some Movies Choices On Netflix And On TV This Weekend

Finnegan On Films: Some Movies Choices On Netflix And On TV This Weekend

January 16, 2021 at 11:02 am 0 comments

James Finnegan takes a look at some good movies on TV this week and available on Netflix…  A Beautiful Mind (Saturday 9.20pm TG4) is the story of John Nash, a mathematical genius who went on to win the Nobel Prize for Economics. However, the film starts in his early days […]

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90 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Reported This Evening

90 New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Reported This Evening

January 15, 2021 at 5:56 pm 1 comment

THERE were 90 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 50 additional deaths reported nationally and 3,498 new cases. All of the deaths occurred this month. The incidence of COVID-19 in the county over the past 14 days is now 1,134.7 per […]

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Daly Expresses Disappointment At Decision To Move Courts From Tralee Courthouse

Daly Expresses Disappointment At Decision To Move Courts From Tralee Courthouse

January 15, 2021 at 5:43 pm 1 comment

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has expressed his disappointment with the Courts Service decision to move courts away from Tralee Courthouse to another site in the town. Deputy Daly says he has been informed that the Courts Service has made a decision not to refurbish the Courthouse on […]

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The Tralee Amenity Walk.

Joint Policing Committee Supports CCTV On Tralee Amenity Walk

January 15, 2021 at 1:40 pm 1 comment

MEMBERS of the Kerry Joint Policing Committee this morning approved a Data Protection Impact Assessment prepared in respect of the operation of a CCTV system as part of the Active Travel Project for Tralee Amenity Walkway. The CCTV cameras will operate on the Tralee Amenity Walk from the junction of Casement […]

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Gardaí In Kerry To Clampdown Further On People Breaching 5km Rule

Gardaí In Kerry To Clampdown Further On People Breaching 5km Rule

January 15, 2021 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Kerry are to start issuing more fines in relation to people breaching the 5km rule. At the online meeting of the Joint Policing Committee this morning, Kerry Garda Division Chief Superintendent Eileen Foster said she noticed traffic was heavier during this particular lockdown compared to the same period […]

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Large Decrease Across All Crime Categories In Kerry Last Year

Large Decrease Across All Crime Categories In Kerry Last Year

January 15, 2021 at 11:16 am 0 comments

CRIME decreased in all categories in the county over 2020 compared to the previous year. The statistics for the Kerry Garda Division were revealed at the Joint Policing Committee meeting which was held online this morning. There were significant decreases in Property Crime (-29%), Crimes Against The Person (-19%), Criminal […]

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