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Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

May 22, 2018 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

AS part of their ongoing planning preparation, Kerry County Council is to hold a public consultation day regarding the proposed Tralee to Fenit Greenway this Wednesday in Fenit. Maps of the route of the proposed greenway will be on display for inspection throughout the day. Kerry County Council officials will […]

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Leighanne Moore of the Manor West Hotel, Stevie Griffin, team manager Daithi Creedon, team members Paul Kennedy, Cormac Daly, Cathal Moynihan, Shane Courtney, Leonie Flaherty of The Ashe Hotel, Angela O'Mahony of Manor West Hotel Leisure Centre at the launch of the Tralee Manor West Rás team at the hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Manor West BC Team Taking Part In Rás Tailteann

May 22, 2018 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

THE Tralee Manor West BC team is currently taking part in the Rás Tailteann which had a stage finish in Listowel on Tuesday. This year’s eight day Ras Tailteann sees a new era for the Tralee club as they have entered their own team with the support of Manor West Hotel […]

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Past and present Kerry footballers with Kerry Hospice Foundation volunteers welcoming the news that the GAA has named Kerry Hospice Foundation as one of its official charities.

Kerry Hospice To Receive €20,000 From The GAA

May 22, 2018 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation has been announced as one of the GAA’s Official Charities for the year ahead. Five charities from around the country and representing a range of different causes were selected by the Association to be charity partners for this year. The charities were unveiled at a special photo […]

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Billy Lacey (Kingdom Castleisland), Muriel Devane (Annascaul) and Keith Newsome  (Annascaul) at the Kerry Badminton Association annual social at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night To Honour The Stars Of Kerry Badminton

May 22, 2018 at 11:37 am 0 comments

By Junior Griffin The Kerry Badminton Association held their annual awards night on Saturday night last and this year it was held in The Rose Hotel, Tralee. Just short of 125 patrons attended and what a gala, fulfilling night it proved to be with all clubs from the county represented. […]

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Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

Learn More About Tralee VTOS Courses At Open Information Morning

May 22, 2018 at 11:30 am 0 comments

THOSE with an interest in getting back into education should pay a visit to Tralee VTOS at Clash on Wednesday, May 23, for an Open Information Morning, from 10am to 1pm, about the services they offer. The information morning gives details on the two year Leaving Cert course, QQI Level 3 General […]

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Fenit Diving Boards Move Step Closer With Backing Of Kerry County Council

Fenit Diving Boards Move Step Closer With Backing Of Kerry County Council

May 22, 2018 at 11:15 am 0 comments

DIVING boards in Fenit moved another step closer on Friday after the Restore Fenit Diving Boards Campaign (RFDBC) delegation received the backing of Kerry County Council for the project. After the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, May 14, Council management revealed there were still issues to be resolved in terms […]

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Students Joanne Kelly and James Lyons with Vogue Williams at the awards

National Learning Network Tralee Wins National Award

May 22, 2018 at 10:47 am 0 comments

THE Sporting Chance course at National Learning Network in Tralee was announced as winners of the Nutramino Inclusive Health and Fitness Award at a ceremony in the Mansion House in Dublin earlier this month. The award recognises the work students from the Sporting Chance course have been doing in the […]

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Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan (right) with solicitor Pa Daly, Tralee Chamber Alliance Aidan Kelly and Minister Brendan Griffin.

Minister For Justice Alarmed At Antiquated State Of Tralee Courthouse

May 22, 2018 at 10:31 am 0 comments

THE Minister for Justice says he’s alarmed at the antiquated condition of the courthouse in Tralee. Charlie Flanagan spent nearly an hour inspecting the building on Ashe Street in Tralee amid proposals from the Court Services to build a new courthouse on the outskirts of the town. Tralee Chamber Alliance, […]

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Gardaí Arrest Man After Burglary Of Shop

Gardaí Arrest Man After Burglary Of Shop

May 22, 2018 at 9:41 am 0 comments

GARDAÍ have arrested a man in his 20s following a burglary at a shop on Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin, on Monday, May 21 at approximately 10:30pm Following an investigation by Gardaí, a suspect was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday, May 22. The property stolen during the course of […]

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Gardaí Investigate Burglary In Tralee Estate

Gardaí Investigate Burglary In Tralee Estate

May 21, 2018 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

GARDAI are appealing for information after a burglary at a house in Tralee at the weekend. Between Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, a house in Fountain Court was burgled and jewellery and electronic items were taken. If anyone saw anything suspicious they are asked to contact Tralee Garda […]

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Council Gives Its Support To ‘Street Feast’ Event

Council Gives Its Support To ‘Street Feast’ Event

May 21, 2018 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

THE Community Department of Kerry County Council and the Kerry Public Participation Network (PPN) are delighted to support Street Feast again this year – the nationwide day of street parties, community celebrations and neighbourhood lunches, which is taking place across the country on Sunday, June 10. It’s a simple idea: […]

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TUI Members To Stage Lunchtime Protest At Schools And Colleges

TUI Members To Stage Lunchtime Protest At Schools And Colleges

May 21, 2018 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

TEACHERS’ Union of Ireland (TUI) members will protest against pay inequality outside Kerry ETB post-primary schools, FET Centres, colleges of further education and Institutes of Technology in which they work during lunchtime this Thursday, May 24. Service to students will not be affected by the protest. The TUI say they […]

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

Kerry Retains Blue Flags For 14 Beaches

May 21, 2018 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

KERRY tops the list of counties with the most Blue Flag beaches in the country. Kerry retained all its 14 Blue Flags for Ballybunion North, Ballybunion South, Ballinskelligs, Ballyheigue, Banna, Derrynane, Fenit, Fenit Marina, Inch, Kells, Magherabeg, Rossbeigh, Ventry, and White Strand, Caherciveen. Four Green Coast awards have also been announced […]

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Gearóid Kearney (right) of myaccesshub, receives the  Best Social / Sustainable Start Up Award.

Tralee-Based Company Wins At National Start-Up Awards

May 21, 2018 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE-BASED company won its category at the National Startup Awards which were held last week in Dublin. MyAccessHub, based in the Tom Crean Centre at Kerry Technology Park, won the Best Social / Sustainable Startup category. Five other Kerry start-ups were shortlisted in various categories — StoryStock.com and Ulluv from […]

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17/05/2018 - REPRO FREE - National suicide prevention charity, Pieta House, today awarded its Amber Flag to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing. To be awarded the Pieta House Amber Flag, applicant groups must host a mental health awareness event, a fundraiser, and a mental health initiative. The programme encourages teamwork and student contributions and works with school guidance counsellors to include a peer-support element. Pictured at the event are Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry, receiving their certificate and amber flag from Programme Co-Founder Frank Mulvhill (L) & CEO Pieta House, Brian Higgins (R).
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Pieta House Awards Its Amber Flag To Mercy Mounthawk

May 21, 2018 at 11:49 am 0 comments

MERCY Mounthawk has received an Amber Flag from national suicide prevention charity, Pieta House. The Amber Flag was presented to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing, last Thursday in Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig. Health & Wellbeing […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Passenger Numbers And Profits Increased In 2017

May 21, 2018 at 11:33 am 0 comments

KERRY Airport had an Operating Profit after taxation of €728,626 as compared to €287,613 in 2016, it was revealed in their Annual Report & Accounts for the 12 month period ended 31st December 2017. Passenger numbers handled by the Airport for the year were 335,480, up +3% on previous comparative period of […]

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Principal of Spa NS Peter Linehan with Rowena Savage and Elma Walsh at the Spa NS Donal Walsh 6k Family Fun Run/Walk on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take The Donal Walsh Spa NS 6k Challenge

May 21, 2018 at 11:16 am 0 comments

THE ‘Live Life’ spirit shone brightly in Spa last Sunday with close to 600 people turning out for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ hosted by the local school. The family fun day was organised by the school community in honour of Donal, their past pupil. “We wanted to honour […]

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A last minute rehearsal before the opening show. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Musical Society Gets Four AIMS Awards Nominations

May 20, 2018 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

THE Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) have announced the nominations for their annual awards and Tralee Musical Society has received four. The are Best Stage Management for ‘All Shook Up’, Des Hurley; Best Visual for ‘Children of Eden’, Lena Lynch & Team; Best Chorus for ‘Children of Eden’ and Best Director for ‘Children […]

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Met Eireann Issues Rainfall Warning For Kerry

May 20, 2018 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

HOW quickly things can change. After the lovely day we enjoyed yesterday, it’s all about to get very wet indeed. A Status Yellow Rainfall Warning has been issued for Kerry and ten other counties — Longford, Cavan, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Clare, Cork and Limerick. This spell of rain […]

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Tara Dowling and family Patrick, Rita, Pat, James and Sean at the First Holy Communion Day for Blennerville school pupils in Curraheen on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Communion Day For Moyderwell, Holy Family And Blennerville School Pupils

May 20, 2018 at 10:47 am 0 comments

THEY couldn’t have asked for a nicer day. The sun shone down on three churches in the Tralee area on Saturday morning as the big day arrived for pupils from local schools. St John’s Church hosted Moyderwell Primary pupils, Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church was the venue for Holy […]

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The crowd joins Harry and Megan at the Royal Wedding day fundraiser in Skelper Quane's on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Toasting Harry And Megan’s Wedding At Fundraiser In Quane’s

May 20, 2018 at 10:46 am 0 comments

WHILE the eyes of the world were on Windsor for the royal wedding on Monday, the clever people at Kerry Hospice decided to take advantage of the interest in the nuptials. Tickets at €10 were sold for a Royal Wedding themed day at Skelper Quane’s in Blennerville to raise funds […]

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Looking at their 'time capsules' were Vivien Ahern, Anna Sheehy, Maebh Pierse and Amy Qejvani at the Presentation Secondary School Graduation Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Reliving The Past While Looking To The Future At Presentation Graduation

May 19, 2018 at 9:00 am 0 comments

IT was a day of emotion and optimism for the sixth years of Presentation Secondary on Friday as they enjoyed graduation day. The 96 students were joined by their families and staff from the school for mass in St John’s Church. Head Girls Eva Dillane and Aine O’Sullivan both gave […]

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People attending the protest at HSE buildings on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Protest At HSE Buildings In Support Of CervicalCheck Victims

May 19, 2018 at 8:59 am 1 comment

THERE was great support from passing motorists for the people who held a protest outside the HSE buildings in Rathass to show support for the victim of the CervicalCheck scandal. Sinn Fein Cllr Toireasa Ferris was among the men and women present holding placards and encouraging people to blast their […]

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Know Your Rights: European Health Insurance Card

May 19, 2018 at 8:58 am 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My partner and I are planning a holiday in Spain. How do we access public healthcare services if one of us becomes ill when abroad? Answer: You and your partner […]

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Pupils from Scoil Naomh Eirc at the SEAI One Good Idea National Finals in Dublin.

Ardfert, Kilmoyley And Sneem Schools Make Final Of SEAI ‘One Good Idea’ Competition

May 18, 2018 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

SCHOOLS in Ardfert, Kilmoyley and Sneem had projects in the Primary Category in the 2018 SEAI One Good Idea National Finals in Dublin on Tuesday and they did very well indeed. St Michael’s National School from Sneem was the runner-up for their campaign ‘Legendary Light Savers’. The ‘Legendary Light Savers’ invented […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance President Aidan Kelly and TCA Marketing Consultant Ken Tobin at Kerry County Council to hand in the Chamber's submission on the Tralee Draft Plan 2018-2024. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chamber Wants Major Changes To Tralee Draft Local Area Plan 2018-2024

May 18, 2018 at 2:28 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has identified a number of omissions from the Tralee Draft Local Area Plan (LAP) which is set to shape the future of Kerry’s capital town for the next six years. The closing date for receipt of submissions on the Draft LAP is Thursday, May 31 and the […]

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Kerry Schools To Get 48 Extra SNAs

Kerry Schools To Get 48 Extra SNAs

May 18, 2018 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

SOME 48 extra SNAs will be allocated to Kerry schools in September. The announcement was made by Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton today. This will bring the total number of SNAs to 573 locally in Kerry, secondary schools will receive an extra nine SNAs and Primary schools will receive […]

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Gardaí Seek Witnesses To Car Believed To Have Been Used In Crimes In Kerry

Gardaí Seek Witnesses To Car Believed To Have Been Used In Crimes In Kerry

May 18, 2018 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance with sightings of a Black Saab 9-3 saloon car which is believed to have been involved in a number of crimes in the last few weeks across Kerry, Cork and Waterford. This vehicle was recovered, having been abandoned in Carrignavar, Co. Cork, last Friday the […]

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AIB Kerry and HQ Tralee Launch Start up Support Programme for Small Business . Pictured at the launch -- L/R Joe Shannon AIB Branch manager Tralee  , Sean Healy Head of AIB Kerry , Ken Tobin HQ Tralee co-founded  , Margaret Griffin AIB Retail & Business manager Kerry and Tim O'Leary  HQ Tralee co-founded .

The new business support competition for start-up businesses was launched in Tralee on Monday. The competition was launched by AIB Kerry and HQ Tralee, the co-working and mixed office space in Tralee co-founded by Tom O’Leary and Ken Tobin.The competition which is open to existing and new AIB business customers, will see 4 start up businesses avail of 6 months free dedicated desk space in HQ Tralee and access to a range of business supports. 
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PRESS INFO -- Press Release issued on May 14th 2018AIB Kerry and HQ Tralee Launch Start up Support Programme for Small BusinessA new business support competition for start-up businesses was launched in Tralee on Monday. The competition was launched by AIB Kerry and HQ Tralee, the co-working and mixed office space in Tralee co-founded by Tom O’Leary and Ken Tobin.The competition which is open to existing and new AIB business customers, will see 4 start up businesses avail of 6 months free dedicated desk space in HQ Tralee and access to a range of business supports. HQ Tralee was established in 2016 to provide start up and small businesses a space to work from, collaborate and grow their business. Currently there are over 50 businesses including remote workers operating out of the HQ Tralee Campus on Abbey St. and Dominick Street.“We have been interested in running a competition like this for some time with a view to giving new start-ups an opportunity to develop their business in an environment that encourages

Competition To Win Free Desk Space At HQ Tralee For Your Business

May 18, 2018 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

A NEW business support competition for start-up businesses was launched in Tralee on Monday. The competition was launched by AIB Kerry and HQ Tralee, the co-working and mixed office space in Tralee co-founded by Tom O’Leary and Ken Tobin. The competition which is open to existing and new AIB business […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: A Look Inside Kerry’s Most Expensive House

VIDEO/PHOTOS: A Look Inside Kerry’s Most Expensive House

May 18, 2018 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

GOT €3.25m to spare? Long Lake House, situated between Kenmare and Sneem is on the market and it looks pretty amazing. It was built in the 1980s and was bought by a Tipperary-born, San Franciso-based businessman back in 2001 for between £1.5m and £2.5m. It’s a three-storey building on the […]

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