Articles by: Dermot Crean

There Are Now 125 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

There Are Now 125 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

April 9, 2020 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

THERE are now 125 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up three from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 28 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Teenager Stabbed In Kerins Park/Caheranne Area

Teenager Stabbed In Kerins Park/Caheranne Area

April 9, 2020 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

GARDAI and emergency personnel attended the scene of an incident shortly before 4pm this afternoon, where it is understood a teenager suffered multiple stab wounds. The incident occurred near a laneway between Kerins Park and Caheranne. Gardaí closed off the laneway and the 19 year old who suffered injuries was […]

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Gardaí Warn Public About Criminals Targeting Netflix Account Holders

Gardaí Warn Public About Criminals Targeting Netflix Account Holders

April 9, 2020 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

GARDAI have become aware of a ‘fraud’ where criminals are trying to obtain the personal banking or credit details of Irish citizens under the guise of a request to update personal Netflix accounts with banking and/or credit card details. This is a fake email and any financial information disclosed will […]

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Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

April 9, 2020 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

RTÉ is calling on the Irish public to come together to shine a light this Saturday at 9pm to create a moment of solidarity in our battle against the Covid 19 pandemic. President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina are set to shine their light from the Áras. Government […]

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Debenhams Stores In Ireland To Be Placed Into Liquidation

Debenhams Stores In Ireland To Be Placed Into Liquidation

April 9, 2020 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

DEBENHAMS is planning to place its Irish operations into liquidation. The company said the majority of its Irish stores are not expected to reopen after the Covid-19 crisis is over.  As well as at Manor West in Tralee, it has shops in Dublin, Kildare, Galway, Limerick, Cork and Waterford. The company employs […]

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Tralee Toastmasters Adapt To COVID-19 Restrictions

Tralee Toastmasters Adapt To COVID-19 Restrictions

April 9, 2020 at 11:06 am 0 comments

TRALEE Toastmasters are making the best of a bad situation during the current COVID-19 crisis and last Monday at their usual meeting time of 8pm, they hosted their first virtual online Toastmasters meeting. President Anthony Garvey presided over a meeting that had all the essential ingredients of a typical Toastmaster […]

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Services In Tralee Churches Streamed Live During Holy Week

Services In Tralee Churches Streamed Live During Holy Week

April 9, 2020 at 10:48 am 0 comments

WITH the Government restrictions still in place, church services in Tralee are still being streamed live daily from St John’s Church and Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church. Here’s the times for St John’s Church Tralee services over the coming days; HOLY THURSDAY Parish Liturgy for Holy Thursday 5pm  Prayer […]

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Increase Of Five In Number Of People Confirmed With COVID-19 In Kerry

Increase Of Five In Number Of People Confirmed With COVID-19 In Kerry

April 8, 2020 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

THERE are now 122 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up five from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 25 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Council Appeals To People Not To Come To Kerry During Travel Restriction Period

Council Appeals To People Not To Come To Kerry During Travel Restriction Period

April 8, 2020 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has issued an unprecedented appeal for people not to travel to Kerry over the Easter Weekend and to postpone their visit to Kerry for the duration of the current COVID-19 travel restrictions. Council Chief Executive, Moira Murrell issued the appeal to those contemplating travel to the county […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Car Parks At Kerry Beaches To Be Closed This Weekend

April 8, 2020 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

FOLLOWING consultation with An Garda Síochána, and in the interests of limiting the spread of the coronavirus, Kerry County Council will close all public car parks at beaches around the county for the Easter weekend. The decision follows the issuing of clear national public health advice that members of the […]

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Chamber Encourages Business Owners And Staff To Upskill With eCollege Courses

Chamber Encourages Business Owners And Staff To Upskill With eCollege Courses

April 8, 2020 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

KERRY ETB and Tralee Chamber are calling on business owners and their staff in Kerry to take the opportunity to upskill in their downtime. Kerry ETB are supporting Tralee Chamber business members and their staff with eCollege professional development courses at no cost. They have worked with eCollege on a series of […]

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Major Operation To Ensure Public Comply With Travel Restrictions

Major Operation To Ensure Public Comply With Travel Restrictions

April 8, 2020 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

AN Garda Síochána has today launched a major operation to ensure public compliance with the travel restrictions introduced recently as part of COVID-19 public health guidelines. ‘Operation Fanacht’ will see an extensive network of checkpoints established across the country and began today at 12noon until Monday night, April 13. It will […]

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Man Appears In Tralee Court Charged In Relation To Money Laundering Offences

Man Appears In Tralee Court Charged In Relation To Money Laundering Offences

April 8, 2020 at 10:40 am 0 comments

THE Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) in conjunction with Gardaí from Killarney District have arrested and charged a man, aged in his 50s, for money laundering offences contrary to Section 7 of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act, 2010. On November 21, 2017, a major search operation was […]

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Billy Ryle: It’s Time For A Decision On The State Exams

Billy Ryle: It’s Time For A Decision On The State Exams

April 8, 2020 at 10:30 am 0 comments

It’s time to decide whether to go ahead or to postpone, but not to cancel the State Exams says Guidance Counsellor Billy Ryle… To be or not to be? That is the question being asked by over 125,000 anxious and stressed Leaving Cert (LC), Leaving Cert Applied (LCA) and Junior […]

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Short Film To Show Progress Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Short Film To Show Progress Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

April 8, 2020 at 9:57 am 0 comments

MOUNTAIN Biking Kerry (MTBKY) have commissioned a short film of the Tralee to Fenit Greenway to showcase construction progress of the amenity. A trailer for the short film is now live on social media. Greenway development began at the western end of the project in Fenit Village late last year […]

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There Are Now 117 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases So Far In Kerry

There Are Now 117 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases So Far In Kerry

April 7, 2020 at 6:19 pm 0 comments

THERE are now 117 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up 28 from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 36 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Pa Laide and Mark Murphy launch Current Account

Cara Credit Union Won’t Charge Current Account Fees For First Quarter Of 2020

April 7, 2020 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

IN light of the  global COVID-19 emergency, both Cara Credit Union and Killarney Credit Union are not charging their members the quarter one fees from January to March this year on their Current Accounts. Last October, Cara Credit Union and Killarney Credit Union launched their Current Account with a globally accepted Mastercard […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

April 7, 2020 at 11:41 am 0 comments

COMMUNITY COVID 19 RESPONSE: Club Secretary Elma Nix sends the following message – Last Monday (March 30th) Kerry Co Council launched their County coordinated Covid-19 response supported by Kerry GAA. Austin Stacks have now amalgamated our own Club Community Response with this initiative. Anyone seeking assistance is asked to phone […]

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KDYS Launches New Online Support Service For Families

KDYS Launches New Online Support Service For Families

April 7, 2020 at 11:33 am 0 comments

KERRY Diocesan Youth Service has launched a new initiative to provide a telephone and email support service for all parents and children across Kerry. The service was created as a direct response from the needs that the Tusla-funded Tralee Springboard Family Support project and other KDYS services were hearing in […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bishop Of Kerry’s Message Of Hope For Holy Week

April 7, 2020 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, has issued a A Holy Week Message of Hope to parishioners in the diocese… This Holy Week and Easter the ceremonies will be celebrated, without a congregation, at the traditional times in the parishes throughout the diocese. Priests will be celebrating on behalf of all […]

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Gardaí Seize €1,000 Of Suspected Cannabis In Killarney

Gardaí Seize €1,000 Of Suspected Cannabis In Killarney

April 7, 2020 at 10:15 am 0 comments

GARDAÍ have seized €1,000 worth of suspected cannabis and a suspected pellet gun in Killarney. On Saturday, April 4 Gardaí from Killarney were on routine foot patrol when they noticed a strong smell of cannabis coming from an apartment in Killarney town. A surveillance operation was put in place and […]

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Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry Increases By Four

Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry Increases By Four

April 6, 2020 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

THERE are now 89 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up four from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. Sixteen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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It was busy in the Square on Sunday.

Plans For Tralee Food Festival Put ‘On Ice’ Until Later This Year

April 6, 2020 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

PLANS for the annual Tralee Food Festival have been put ‘on ice’ for the moment until later in the year. The event has proved a huge success over the past few years with the 2019 festival the best so far having moved to the May Bank Holiday weekend. However, like […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

April 6, 2020 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

Covid-19    During this time of uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19, as we are all keeping our distance, it is important that we look after our wellbeing and the wellbeing of others around us. Below are a few tips to support you in doing just that. Physical Health    Lots of fresh air […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

April 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

John Burke – A Tribute It was with great sadness that members of the Milltown/Castlemaine GAA club learned of the sudden death of club stalwart and current President John Burke. Coming from a footballing stronghold of Ballygamboon Lower, Castlemaine, that also included his brothers Jim and Willie (RIP), John was […]

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Deputy Foley Calls For Pandemic Unemployment Payment To Be Extended To People Over 66

Deputy Foley Calls For Pandemic Unemployment Payment To Be Extended To People Over 66

April 6, 2020 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, has called on the Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection to extend the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment to people over the age of 66. As it stands, the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is only applicable to people aged between 18 and 66. “I […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

April 6, 2020 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

Club Activities Suspended   Due to the worsening situation of the Coronavirus in Ireland the decision has been taken both at national and local level to suspend all GAA activity, matches and training at club, school and county level across all grades and codes  inclusive in the interest of public safety.This […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

April 6, 2020 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

Coaching & Games As we move towards the Easter break we are still in a national lockdown and all games and coaching are cancelled. We do not know when they will resume and in the meantime all our coaches nationally, at county and in our own club are posting very […]

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Ardfert GAA Club News

Ardfert GAA Club News

April 6, 2020 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

Donations to University Hospital Kerry Ardfert GAA Football Club, together with St. Brendan’s Hurling club, has decided to donate some non-perishable goods to the incredible Staff of UHK to show our appreciation during these challenging times. UHK would welcome donations of: bottled water/juices, soft drinks, energy bars, energy drinks, chocolate, […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

April 6, 2020 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Lotto   As was reported in our notes last week, our club lotto remains suspended in line with the Covid-19 restrictions. We will review the situation during the week of the 29th April and will act in line with the Government / HSE advice at that time. While this is […]

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