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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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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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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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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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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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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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€1,000,000 Lottery Prize Won In Kerry Last Night

€1,000,000 Lottery Prize Won In Kerry Last Night

January 15, 2021 at 10:42 am 0 comments

THE National Lottery have urged Daily Million players in Kerry to check their tickets after the top prize of €1 million was won on Thursday night’s 9pm draw. The winning numbers from the Daily Million Draw were: 05, 07, 09, 16, 34, 37 and the bonus number was 21. The […]

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55 COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Reported This Evening

55 COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Reported This Evening

January 14, 2021 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

THERE were 55 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were  28 additional deaths reported nationally and 3,955 new cases. 26 of these deaths occurred in January. The date of death for two of these reported death remains under investigation. The incidence of […]

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More Parking Bays Needed For Motorhomes During Summer Season Says Mayor

More Parking Bays Needed For Motorhomes During Summer Season Says Mayor

January 14, 2021 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

THE Mayor of Tralee has asked the Council to look at providing some bays for the parking of motorhomes during the summer season in Tralee. Cllr Terry O’Brien made the call at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Tuesday. He acknowledged that a business was providing the service in […]

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Councillors Call For Traffic Calming Measures Near Spa National School

January 14, 2021 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

CONCERNS about the speed of vehicles near a local school were expressed by councillors at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Tuesday. Fianna Fáil Cllr. M. Sheehy and Independent Cllr Sam Locke both had motions before the meeting that the Council do something about traffic management at Spa […]

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65 New COVID-19 Kerry Cases, 63 Additional Deaths Reported

65 New COVID-19 Kerry Cases, 63 Additional Deaths Reported

January 13, 2021 at 5:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 65 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were  63 additional deaths reported nationally and 3,569 new cases. Five of the deaths occurred in November, one in December, 56 in January and the date of one death remains under investigation. The […]

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The dog foul dispenser on the canal walkway.

Call For Greater Efforts To Combat Dog Fouling This Year

January 13, 2021 at 2:34 pm 2 comments

THE perennial issue of dog fouling was brought up again by a local councillor this week. Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley, at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Tuesday, asked that the Council make a concerted effort in 2021, to tackle the scourge of dog fouling in affected areas. […]

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New Traffic Plan To Be Developed For Rath Cemetery

New Traffic Plan To Be Developed For Rath Cemetery

January 13, 2021 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW traffic plan for Rath Cemetery will be developed this year as well as an access road around the new section of the graveyard. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District, which was held online on Tuesday, Cllr Johnnie Wall asked the Council to develop a traffic plan for Rathass […]

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Decision On Funding For Ballyseedy Wood Project Due Early This Year

Decision On Funding For Ballyseedy Wood Project Due Early This Year

January 13, 2021 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A DECISION on funding for the Ballyseedy Wood Project is expected to be made early this year. The project involves the creation of a circa 5km loop walk by linking existing trails with a new 800m long trail on the northern side of the River Lee on land donated by the […]

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Billy Ryle: As CAO Deadlines Approach, College Hopefuls Must Stay Focussed

Billy Ryle: As CAO Deadlines Approach, College Hopefuls Must Stay Focussed

January 13, 2021 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

Guidance Counsellor Billy Ryle says it’s remote learning until 1st February, but CAO applicants must keep a close eye on important deadlines… As if to show its contempt for deadlines and the emotional health of young people, the coronavirus is back at with a virulent strain. Just when students most […]

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Woman Dies In Two Car Collision On Tralee-Killarney Road

Woman Dies In Two Car Collision On Tralee-Killarney Road

January 12, 2021 at 8:19 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses following a two car fatal traffic collision this afternoon (Tuesday). At approximately 4.15pm Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a two car head on collision the N22 at Dunrine near Lawlor’s Cross. A female passenger aged in her 80s in one of the cars […]

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