Articles by: Dermot Crean

ViClarity CEO Ogie Sheehy.

Tralee Company To Receive Insurance ERM Award 2020

February 11, 2020 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

VICLARITY, based at Kerry Technology Park, has won the Operational Risk Solution of the Year at the Insurance ERM Awards 2020. The award ceremony for the 2020 award winners on will take place on March 12 at the Tower of London. ViClarity, which founded by its CEO Ogie Sheehy, were […]

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Some of the speed camera zones in Tralee urban area.

Number Of Safety Camera Zones In Kerry Increases By 200%

February 11, 2020 at 9:55 am 0 comments

THERE will be 47 new safety camera zones introduced in Kerry from Monday, February 17 at 6am. This brings the total to 70 on national, regional, local and urban roads in the county, up from 23. There will be 41 on national roads, 26 on regional roads, one on local roads […]

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Norma Foley.

It’s All Over In Kerry As Norma Foley Takes Fifth And Final Seat

February 10, 2020 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

IT’S all over. Kerry has its five representatives for the 33rd Dáil with two of them from Tralee. Norma Foley took the fifth and final seat after the eighth count at the expense of her Fianna Fáil party colleague and outgoing TD, John Brassil, at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre […]

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Cleo Murphy has been eliminated after the seventh count.

Just One Count To Go After Cleo Murphy Eliminated

February 10, 2020 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

GREEN Party candidate Cleo Murphy has been eliminated after the seventh count at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre this evening, leaving just one more count to determine the destination of the fifth and final seat in the Kerry constituency. The seventh count distributed Brendan Griffin’s surplus of 1,758 with […]

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Danny Healy Rae And Brendan Griffin Elected After Sixth Count

Danny Healy Rae And Brendan Griffin Elected After Sixth Count

February 10, 2020 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

SITTING TDs, Independent Danny Healy Rae and Fine Gael’s Brendan Griffin have been reelected to the Dáil after the sixth count at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre this afternoon. The seventh count is underway now which will distribute Brendan Griffin’s surplus of 1,758. The sixth count saw the distribution of […]

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Norma Foley.

Seat Almost Certain For Foley After Large Gain In Fifth Count

February 10, 2020 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

THE fifth count has taken place at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre and Danny Healy Rae is just 281 votes from retaining his seat. It saw the distribution of  4,217 votes from Fianna Fáil’s Norma Moriarty who was eliminated after the fourth count. Danny Healy Rae received 574 votes […]

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Thefts From Vehicles In Moyderwell And Ballinorig/Lee Drive Areas

Thefts From Vehicles In Moyderwell And Ballinorig/Lee Drive Areas

February 10, 2020 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing to people to lock their cars after thefts from vehicles in parts of Tralee last week. On Tuesday, February 4 and Friday, February 5, there were items taken from five cars in the Moyderwell and the Ballinorig/Lee Drive area of town. Gardaí are asking drivers to lock […]

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Danny Healy Rae Within Touching Distance After Fourth Count

Danny Healy Rae Within Touching Distance After Fourth Count

February 10, 2020 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE fourth count at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre this afternoon saw Danny Healy Rae move closer to retaining his seat after gaining a number of transfers. The count saw the distribution of  2,135 votes from Sonny Foran (Aontú), John Bowler (Irish Freedom Party), Ted Cronin (Ind) and Sean […]

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Foley Moves Further Ahead Of Brassil After Third Count

Foley Moves Further Ahead Of Brassil After Third Count

February 10, 2020 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

PA Daly’s surplus of 2,788 didn’t see anyone elected after the Kerry constituency third count at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre this afternoon, but it moved a few candidates closer to the finish line. Danny Healy Rae received 729 of the Sinn Féin candidate’s votes to put leave him […]

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Met Eireann.

Another Wind Warning To Take Effect In Kerry From Tonight

February 10, 2020 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’s no let up. With a Status Orange Wind Warning already in place until 8pm tonight, Met Eireann has now issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for Kerry to take effect from then until 8pm on Tuesday night. They say strong westerly winds will continue with mean speeds of 50 […]

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Danny Healy Rae.

Danny Healy Rae And Brendan Griffin Still Well Short Of Quota After Second Count

February 10, 2020 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

IT could be a while yet. Independent TD Danny Healy Rae didn’t receive as much of his brother Michael’s surplus of 3,873 as expected at the Kerry constituency second count at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre this morning. There are three seats left to be filled and while Danny […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors March On After Win Over Killester

February 10, 2020 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Garveys Tralee Warriors big win at the Complex to keep them on path to retain Men’s Superleague title… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 82 Pyrobel Killester 64 GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors maintained their grip on top spot on the Super League with an 82-64 win over Pyrobel Killester at the […]

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Pa Daly held aloft by supporters at the count centre tonight.

Sinn Féin’s Pa Daly And Michael Healy Rae Elected On The First Count

February 9, 2020 at 9:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first count result from the Kerry Constituency is in from Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre and it’s no surprise that it reflects the tally results from earlier today. Independent Michael Healy Rae and Sinn Féin’s Pa Daly, were elected on the first count tonight with the Kilgarvan man topping […]

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Status Orange Wind Warning Issued For Kerry

Status Orange Wind Warning Issued For Kerry

February 9, 2020 at 6:10 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has upgraded their wind warning for Kerry to Status Orange for tomorrow morning. Storm Ciara will continue to produce very strong westerly winds in coastal areas with mean speeds of 65-80km/h and gusts generally between 110 and 130km/h. A combination of Spring Tides and high seas will result […]

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The Final Tallies Are In And It’s Clear Where The Seats Are Going

The Final Tallies Are In And It’s Clear Where The Seats Are Going

February 9, 2020 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE final tallies are in from the count centre in Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre and it’s clear that it will be as you were in terms of which parties/independents take the seats in the Kerry constituency. Michael Healy Rae and his brother Danny Healy Rae will be back in […]

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Two New Weather Warnings Issued For Whole Country

Two New Weather Warnings Issued For Whole Country

February 9, 2020 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE worst of the wind and rain may have passed, but we’re not out of the woods yet. Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Wind warning for Ireland from now until Monday at noon. They have also issued a Status Yellow Snow/Ice warning for Ireland for a 48 hour period, valid […]

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Kay de Barra, Lorraine Lyne, Tara Collins, Sally O'Hara, and Sean McElligott at the 'Mr & Mrs Strictly Come Dancing' at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Cheering On The Couples At ‘Strictly’ Last Night (Part 2)

February 9, 2020 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

AS we told you earlier, it was a night filled with entertainment at Ballyroe Heights Hotel for ‘Mr & Mrs Strictly Come Dancing’ organised by Tralee Musical Society. The married couples lit up the dancefloor to the delight of the audience who lapped up the entertainment and in the end […]

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Early Tallies Reveal Strong Showing For Healy Raes And Pa Daly

Early Tallies Reveal Strong Showing For Healy Raes And Pa Daly

February 9, 2020 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

DESPITE the terrible weather, the turnout in Kerry for the General Election is estimated at around 66%, down on 70.73% in 2016. Now it’s time for the candidates to find out how the public voted and the boxes are currently being opened at the count centre in Killarney Sports and […]

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Craig Lynch and Karl Noctor of IT Tralee who won gold at an event in Dublin.

IT Tralee Students Win Gold At National Event In Dublin

February 9, 2020 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

TWO IT Tralee National Culinary Apprenticeship students won gold at Food and Bev Live 2020. One of Ireland’s largest hospitality and culinary events, Food and Bev Live 2020 took place in Dublin last week. and the ITT Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department were represented in the Chef Ireland competitions, […]

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Christopher and Claire McDonald performing at the 'Mr & Mrs Strictly Come Dancing' at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy ‘Mr & Mrs Strictly Come Dancing’ In Ballyroe (Part 1)

February 9, 2020 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an atrocious night outside, but hundreds still came out to the Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for ‘Mr & Mrs Strictly Come Dancing’ organised by Tralee Musical Society. Married couples from all over town and beyond took part and had great fun on the dance floor watched by […]

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Nuala Moore.

World Record Breaker And Deep Sea Adventurer For Talk At Meadowlands On Monday

February 9, 2020 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

A GUINNESS World Record holder is hosting a presentation on her swim to the most dangerous waters in the world at The Meadowlands Hotel on this Monday at 7.30pm. Nuala will explain with what it takes to prepare your mind to swim at extreme temperatures, what it takes to lower her […]

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€20,000 Of Suspected Cannabis Herb Seized In North Kerry

€20,000 Of Suspected Cannabis Herb Seized In North Kerry

February 8, 2020 at 9:25 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 20s and seized approximately €20,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Ballylongford,  on Saturday. Shortly before 3.30pm Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, with the assistance of Listowel Gardaí, executed a search warrant at a house in the Ballylongford area. During the course […]

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North Kerry Family Recently Returned From China Being Assessed By Medical Staff

North Kerry Family Recently Returned From China Being Assessed By Medical Staff

February 8, 2020 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A NORTH Kerry who have been travelling recently in China were removed from their home last night by medical staff wearing protective clothing. They were removed by ambulance at around 10pm on Friday and are being assessed as a precautionary measure, after one member complained of feeling unwell with flu-like […]

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Met Éireann Upgrades Wind Warning To Status Orange For Sunday Morning

Met Éireann Upgrades Wind Warning To Status Orange For Sunday Morning

February 8, 2020 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has upgraded its wind warning for the whole country from Yellow to Status Orange. On Sunday, Storm Ciara will produce very strong southwest winds with mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h and gusts generally up to 130km/h. A combination of Spring Tides and high seas as well as […]

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RSA Advising Caution On Roads As Weather Warnings Take Effect

February 8, 2020 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Status Yellow wind warning is now in effect in Kerry until midnight on Sunday, with the rain warning starting from 12 noon until 3pm tomorrow as Storm Ciara makes her presence felt over the weekend. The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using […]

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At the presentation of a cheque for €3,000 from Chain Gang Cycling Club to Kerry Hospice Foundation were, seated from left; Bridie O'Connor, Kerry Hospice; John Murray of Chain Gang; Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice and Fiona Ryle of Chain Gang. Back from left; Declan Murphy,  Avril Hewitt and David Elton of the Chain Gang, Ita Behan of Kerry Hospice and Chris Murray of the Chain Gang. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chain Gang Presents €6,000 To Two Charities After Fundraiser In Nicky’s Memory

February 8, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE proceeds of a fundraiser held in The Meadowlands Hotel a few months ago, were presented to two charities on Friday night. Tralee-based cycling club, the Chain Gang, held a table quiz and a bike raffle in the hotel back on November 15 in aid of Comfort For Chemo Kerry […]

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€50,000 Win For Kerry Prize Bond Holder In Weekly Draw

€50,000 Win For Kerry Prize Bond Holder In Weekly Draw

February 8, 2020 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

SOMEONE in Kerry won €50,000 in yesterday’s Prize Bonds draw. So if you have bond number KK 253488, bought back in 2009, you are in for a windfall. Also, the Kerry holder of bond number AQB849581 won €1,000 in the draw. Every Prize Bond is in to win €1 million twice […]

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Know Your Rights: National Minimum Wage And USC

February 8, 2020 at 10:39 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… Question: I’m a full-time minimum wage PAYE worker. Does the increase in the national minimum wage mean that I pay more Universal Social Charge? Answer: The minimum wage increased from €9.80 […]

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'Richard Jewell'

Finnegan On Film: Clint Eastwood Expertly Tells The Story Of ‘Richard Jewell’

February 8, 2020 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says Clint Eastwood’s directorial offering, ‘Richard Jewell’ is a stunning moral tale with excellent performances… I LOVE Clint Eastwood films.  He is a talent that acts, directs, produces and even, on occasion, composes the soundtrack. I have been watching him since the Sergio Leone westerns, […]

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Kerry lining up.

Kerry Name Side For League Clash With Tyrone

February 7, 2020 at 8:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a positive start to Kerry’s season and they’ll be hoping to continue that when they travel up north to face old rivals Tyrone at Healy Park on Sunday. It’s likely to be a wet and windy affair with weather warnings in place during the Allianz National Football League Division […]

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