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Now There’s A Status Orange Rainfall Warning For Kerry

Now There’s A Status Orange Rainfall Warning For Kerry

December 28, 2015 at 9:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  WE’RE going to get the worst of the weather tomorrow according to Met Eireann as they issued a Status Orange rainfall warning for Kerry this evening. They’re saying we’re potentially going to get up to 70mm of rain between Tuesday noon and Wednesday noon and with a Status Orange […]

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REVIEW 2015: The News From March…

REVIEW 2015: The News From March…

December 28, 2015 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Looking back at some of the news stories we covered from March this year… • In what was unfortunately not a sign of things to come in the All-Ireland six months later, Kerry defeated Dublin in the National League by 0-15 to 1-10 at a very wintry Fitzgerald Stadium. CLICK HERE • A father and son […]

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Participants gather at the start of the Tralee RFC fun run on St Stephen's Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tralee RFC Faithful Make A Run For It

December 28, 2015 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

DESPITE the spitting rain, the inaugural Tralee RFC fund-raising fun run went ahead at O’Dowd Park in Ballyard on Saturday. Around 170 adults and kids registered in the clubhouse before the event kicked off at 1pm. There was a 5k and 3k route for this timed event, sponsored by Noyeks Newmans of […]

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Over €2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

Over €2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

December 28, 2015 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN properties were sold in the Tralee environs for a total of €2,101,153 in November according to the Residential Property Price Register. This was a big fall from the October figure of €3.8m where 29 properties were sold. Continued below… Overall in Kerry, 89 properties made €11,036,370, down significantly from […]

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REVIEW 2015: The News From February…

REVIEW 2015: The News From February…

December 28, 2015 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Continuing our Review Of 2015, here’s the news we brought you in February… • The first day of February saw Kerry senior footballers begin their Allianz National League campaign with a lacklustre performance against Mayo at Fitzgerald Stadium , losing 0-10 to 2-11 to the westerners. Barry John Keane had a good day with […]

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Runners get set to go in the Tralee Marathon on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two Tralee Marathon Events Up For Awards

December 28, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was good news over Christmas for the Run The Kingdom company as two of their events were nominated for the 2015 Running in Ireland awards. The Tralee International Marathon has been nominated in the marathon of the year category and the Tralee 100K has been nominated in the Ultra Marathon […]

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Met Eireann.

Surprise, Surprise! There’s Weather Warnings In Effect For Kerry

December 28, 2015 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

IN case you hadn’t noticed, the weather has been pretty bad of late. There seems to be no let up in the rain and wind as it pummels the country and Kerry seems to be getting it very bad. There’s Status Yellow rainfall and wind warnings in effect for the […]

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A particularly festive dipper leaving the water for the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: More From The Christmas Day Swim In Fenit

December 27, 2015 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you photos and a video from the Christmas Day Swim in Fenit (click here for images). The annual dip, in aid of the RNLI, was another massive success and hundreds made the three dashes into the water as hundreds more looked on in the driving rain. Here […]

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Mike Moriarty setting off on the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk from Kirby's Brogue Inn on St Stephen's Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Walking In The Rain For Kerry Hospice On St Stephen’s Day

December 27, 2015 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a wet Saturday morning but there was a decent turnout for the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk in aid of the Kerry Hospice. The rain teemed down but around 200 showed up for the walk with Mike Gaffney and friends keeping spirits up playing music before the participants headed away to walk off […]

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Frozen but happy swimmers after the Christmas Day swim in Fenit. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Making A Splash In Fenit On Christmas Day (Part 1)

December 27, 2015 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable Christmas morning weatherwise, but that didn’t deter the hundreds of swimmers who made the annual dash into the cold waters of Fenit. Well over a thousand people gathered at the beach to either take part in or watch the swim which again was  in aid of […]

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Director of '2014: A Rockumentary' Rory Kirby and Siobhan Naugthon manning the DVD stand, at the premiere in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

REVIEW 2015: The News From January…

December 27, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Our ‘Review of 2015’ begins with a look at some of the news we brought you in January… • It was announced the ‘Rockumentary’ DVD on Austin Stacks amazing county and Munster final successes, won a McNamee Award. The GAA McNamee Awards are held annually to honour excellence in the area […]

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Happy Christmas To All Our Readers And Advertisers

Happy Christmas To All Our Readers And Advertisers

December 24, 2015 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

  WE’RE taking a bit of a break for the next couple of days here at TraleeToday.ie, but we’ll be back on Sunday, December 27 with coverage of the Christmas swim in Fenit, the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk and we’ll be starting our ‘Review of 2015’. I hope you all – our readers […]

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PHOTOS: More Style From The Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball

PHOTOS: More Style From The Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball

December 24, 2015 at 8:50 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a very stylish affair at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Tuesday night for the Mercy Mounthawk Students Debs Ball. Yesterday we brought you images from the glamorous event (click here for previous coverage) and now here’s the rest of our photos. Scroll down for photos…  

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Wind Warning For Kerry Now ‘Status Orange’ For Rest Of Wednesday

Wind Warning For Kerry Now ‘Status Orange’ For Rest Of Wednesday

December 23, 2015 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE earlier Status Yellow wind warning for Kerry has now been changed to the more severe ‘Orange’ status by Met Eireann. Issued at noon today, the new warning applies to Kerry, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, and Cork. Southerly winds of mean speeds of 60 to 65km/h gusting 100 to […]

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PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Enjoy Debs In Sparkling Fashion

PHOTOS: Mercy Mounthawk Students Enjoy Debs In Sparkling Fashion

December 23, 2015 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students swapped the uniforms for some stunning dresses and stylish suits on Tuesday night. The occasion was, of course, their Debs Ball where up to 330 people enjoyed a night of food and fun at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. They enjoyed a meal followed by Phil N The Blanks […]

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Plans For Pedestrian Crossing At Killerisk Up For Public Consultation

Plans For Pedestrian Crossing At Killerisk Up For Public Consultation

December 23, 2015 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County have published proposals for a new pedestrian crossing on Killerisk Road close to the junction with Manor Shopping Centre. The need for a crossing at this location has been raised by the members of Tralee Municipal District and Tralee Town Council at their meetings over the past few […]

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Walking On Cars Star Opens ‘Blossom Bank’ At Presentation

Walking On Cars Star Opens ‘Blossom Bank’ At Presentation

December 23, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Presentation Secondary School bank was officially opened on Monday by a very rock n roll guest. ‘The Blossom Bank’ is the school’s entry to “The AIB Build a Bank Challenge”.  Previous years have been very successful with last year’s bank “The Dream Bank”winning the National Finals of the competition. Continued below… The bank […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport To Get Over €300k In Funding

December 23, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Transport, Pascal Donoghoe has announced an allocation of funding for Kerry Airport. Kerry Airport is to receive €311,260 under the Public Policy Remit Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure Subvention (PPPR-O) scheme for 2015. The funds have been welcomed by Minister for the Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan and Deputy Arthur J Spring. […]

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It’s Going To Be Fairly Windy Tomorrow Evening According To Met Éireann

It’s Going To Be Fairly Windy Tomorrow Evening According To Met Éireann

December 22, 2015 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is a Status Yellow wind warning in place for Kerry from 1pm tomorrow until midnight on Wednesday. Luckily though, Kerry is predicted to escape the worst of the newest storm to hit Ireland, Storm Eva, but can expect gusts of 60 to 65km/h gusting 100 to 110km/h expected Wednesday evening and early Wednesday […]

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Over €7.7m Allocated For Work On Kerry Roads

Over €7.7m Allocated For Work On Kerry Roads

December 22, 2015 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €7.7m in funds have been allocated for improvement and maintenance work on Kerry roads today. Kerry County Council will be allocated €6,323,517 for road improvements and €1,445,446 for road maintenance, totalling €7,768,963. Castleisland By-Pass is to be allocated €150,000, Tralee By-Pass; €300,000, William Street Pavement Surface Repairs € 100,000, Kilderry […]

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Tralee Soup Kitchen volunteers at Christmas dinner were, from left: Dawn Roberts, John Leahy, Collette Price, Kerry O'Connell, Joe Sweeney and Mary Dolan.

Soup Kitchen Welcomes In Over 150 People For Christmas Dinner

December 22, 2015 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Soup Kitchen held a Christmas dinner on Saturday where around 150 people were fed on what was a jovial occasion. In the space of the last twelve months, Colette, reckons the Soup Kitchen has served somewhere between to 2,000 and 3,ooo meals, while they have served almost 11,000 meals since […]

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Gaelcholáiste Christmas Jumper Day Raises Cash For Bóthar

Gaelcholáiste Christmas Jumper Day Raises Cash For Bóthar

December 22, 2015 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

THE second year students of Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí decided to get a head start on their Junior Cert CSPE action project. They organised a fun fundraiser for Bóthar, by hosting a” Christmas Jumper Day” recently. Each student donated €2 to a worthy cause and a grand total of  €328 was raised. Bóthar […]

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PHOTOS: Vandals Throw Red Paint Over Royal Munster Fusiliers Monument In Ballymullen

PHOTOS: Vandals Throw Red Paint Over Royal Munster Fusiliers Monument In Ballymullen

December 21, 2015 at 4:03 pm 2 comments

THE front of the Royal Munster Fusiliers Monument at Ballymullen had red paint smeared on it during the night in what one councillor described as a “disheartening” incident. The monument, which was erected in May, pays tribute to The Royal Munster Fusiliers, who were stationed in Ballymullen barracks up until Irish independence. Kerry County […]

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Breda Dyland from the Kerry Cancer Support with KDYS students who took part in a pyjama morning in aid of the Kerry Cork Link Bus.

KDYS Students’ ‘Pyjama Morning’ Raises Funds For Kerry Cancer Support Services

December 21, 2015 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

IN what was the final day before nipping off for the Christmas holidays, LCA students at KDYS had a morning with a difference in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group. A pyjama morning was held for the charity that runs the vital Kerry Cork Health Link Bus. Students raised […]

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Gardaí Looking For Female Driver In Hit And Run Incident

Gardaí Looking For Female Driver In Hit And Run Incident

December 21, 2015 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ have renewed their appeal to find a driver involved in a hit and run incident last month. They are seeking a blonde woman in her 30s driving a dark coloured Alfa Romeo. The car was involved in a collision with another vehicle at the roundabout near the Ballygarry House […]

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Car Back Window Smashed In Aldi Car Park

Car Back Window Smashed In Aldi Car Park

December 21, 2015 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ are investigating an act of vandalism in the Aldi car park on John Joe Sheehy Road last week. The back window of a car was smashed while the owner of the vehicle was inside shopping. It happened between 9.30am and 10am on Thursday, December 17. Gardaí are asking that […]

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Presentation Primary Schoolchildren hand over a cheque of €500 to St Vincent de Paul Tralee, from left, front: Julia Lelito, Katie Dowling, Elle Daughton, Clodagh McCluskey, Chrsty Lynch, Eva McGrath and Kasey McCormick. Back, from left: Principal Patrick Sayers, Claire Tobin, John Joe Roche and Helena Hennessy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Presentation Primary Raises Funds For St Vincent de Paul

December 21, 2015 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Primary school pupils learned a thing or two about giving in the community as they helped raise €500 for St Vincent de Paul as well as donate toys, for children less well off this Christmas. Through raffle tickets sold at this year’s Presentation Primary Christmas Concert and donations over […]

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An Post Workers Remember Jerome And Raise Cash For Palliative Care

An Post Workers Remember Jerome And Raise Cash For Palliative Care

December 21, 2015 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

AN Post workers were spreading some Christmas cheer on Sunday and it was all for a great cause. The lads get together every year to go carol singing and the people of Tralee gave generously as Christmas favourites were sung for shoppers on The Mall outside Penney’s while remembering a colleague who died […]

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VIDEO: The Cutest West Kerry Lamb Story You’ll See All Day

VIDEO: The Cutest West Kerry Lamb Story You’ll See All Day

December 21, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

YOU have to love this! There’s been new arrivals out in west kerry and they’re adorable. A sheep has given birth to quintuplets on Owen Devane’s farm out in Lispole and Michael Dorgan has uploaded this video of them to YouTube. You can’t beat breeding as Owen reveals in the video […]

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Kerins O’Rahilly’s Name New Senior Football Management Team

Kerins O’Rahilly’s Name New Senior Football Management Team

December 19, 2015 at 10:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERINS O’Rahilly’s senior football team has a new management team tonight. Earlier this evening, Morgan Nix and Micheál Quirke were named the new bosses whose task is to try to bring a first senior championship title in 14 years to the club. They take over from Barry O’Shea who had […]

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