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Gardaí Investigate Theft And Criminal Damage Incidents In Tralee, Camp And Castleisland

Gardaí Investigate Theft And Criminal Damage Incidents In Tralee, Camp And Castleisland

February 11, 2019 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses and information in relation to a number of incidents of theft and criminal damage in Tralee, Camp and Castleisland. On Saturday night, a window at a business premises on Bridge Street was broken between 7pm and 7.30pm. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. At 4.30pm on […]

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Tralee Municipal District Manager Michael Scannell, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley and Kerry County Council Chief Executive Moira Murrell at the All Ireland Community and Council Awards in Croke Park.

Kerry County Council Wins Silver Award For The Mall Shared Space

February 11, 2019 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council accepted a silver award for Best Disability Access & Inclusion Initiative for The Mall shared space in Tralee, at the All Ireland Community and Council Awards on Saturday night. The 2019 winners of the awards were announced at a Gala Awards Ceremony on Saturday, February 9 in Croke Park Stadium. Kerry […]

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SPONSORED: See What St Brendan’s NS In Fenit Can Offer Your Child At Open Evening

SPONSORED: See What St Brendan’s NS In Fenit Can Offer Your Child At Open Evening

February 11, 2019 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’ve a child starting primary school this year, then a trip to Fenit might be in order. St. Brendan’s National School is situated in the beautiful coastal village, just 10 minutes from Tralee and next Monday, February 18, they are holding an open evening from 6.30pm to showcase all the […]

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Park Hotel Kenmare.

Five Kerry Businesses Shortlisted In Irish Breakfast Awards

February 11, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE businesses in Kerry are among those shortlisted for an award at this year’s Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards, in association with Fáilte Ireland. Taking place on February 19th at the InterContinental Dublin, the Irish Breakfast Awards celebrate the finest Irish food producers and those who take special pride in […]

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Man Critical After Serious Assault In Killorglin

Man Critical After Serious Assault In Killorglin

February 10, 2019 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault that occurred in the early hours of this morning Sunday 10th February, on The Square, Killorglin, at approximately 2.20a.m. A man in his early 30s was seriously assaulted during an incident. The man was removed to University Hospital Kerry and his […]

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Twitter Loved Kerry’s Battle With Dublin Last Night

Twitter Loved Kerry’s Battle With Dublin Last Night

February 10, 2019 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY came, they saw, but we conquered the Dubs last night in Austin Stack Park. It was a memorable evening in the county capital and Kerry showed great promise for the season ahead when they beat Dublin by the bare minimum. It also proved how important nights like this are […]

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Gardaí Arrest Driver And Find €300 Of Suspected Cocaine In Car

Gardaí Arrest Driver And Find €300 Of Suspected Cocaine In Car

February 10, 2019 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

A DRIVER was found with €300 worth of cocaine after being searched by the Kerry Drugs Unit on Friday. While on patrol in Caherciveen, Gardai from Divisional Drugs Unit in Kerry attempted to stop a Ford Focus which then took off at speed. The car was located after the driver […]

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The opening dance of the Tralee Musical Society 'Strictly Young Dancing' event in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Super ‘Strictly’ Night From Tralee Musical Society

February 10, 2019 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

MATCH? What match? If Tralee Musical Society were worried that the Kerry v Dublin encounter might scupper their success on Saturday night, those fears proved to be unfounded as around 500 people showed up last night. The second ‘Strictly Young Dancing’ was a spectacular occasion in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel […]

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James Sugrue, Mags Sugrue, Jonathan Burrows, Leah Hamill, Adrian Quirke and Jeanette Quirke at the Lee Strand Social at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Great Food, Music And Dancing At Lee Strand Social

February 10, 2019 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 people attended the 56th year of the Lee Strand Annual Social on Saturday night at the Ballygarry House Hotel. The annual gathering attended by farmers, shareholders, staff and customers of Lee Strand was a wonderful social evening of fine dining, great music and dancing. On arrival guests enjoyed a […]

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The five O'Brennan student in Athens.

O’Brennan Pupils Enjoy Trip To Athens As Part Of Erasmus Programme

February 10, 2019 at 11:19 am 1 comment

FIVE students from O’Brennan National School have just returned from a week long Erasmus exchange hosted by the Primary School of Egaleo ‘Nikolas Politis’ in Athens. The students enjoyed a five-day programme of events which included spending time with other students and teachers from the partnering primary schools, along with […]

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Ciara Heaslip, Ciara Kelly, Paddy Brosnan and Niall Horan at Shane Clifford's Stand-Up show at The Blasket on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Shane’s Stand-Up Show Is A Sellout In The Blasket

February 9, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

‘SOLD OUT’ was being scribbled on the poster when we arrived at The Blasket on a wet and windy Thursday night. No surprise really. The man on the poster was Shane Clifford from Tralee, but he didn’t sell out his stand-up show just because he’s a local. Shane has been […]

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In front; Breeda Hurley, Brian Hurley, Jacqui Hurley. At back, Jackie, Liam, Mairead, Martin and Ciara Hurley at Brian Hurley's 40th birthday party at Benners Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Brian Hurley Enjoys 40th Birthday Party In Benners

February 9, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-KNOWN local broadcaster and TV producer enjoyed a great party with family and friends on Friday night. Brian Hurley celebrated his 40th birthday  with family and friends in Benners Hotel. The former Irish TV and Radio Kerry presenter is now an assistant producer with RTE’s Today programme and owns […]

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Call Goes Out For Kerry Students To Enter Scifest 2019

Call Goes Out For Kerry Students To Enter Scifest 2019

February 9, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

SECOND-LEVEL students from Kerry are being asked to put their skills in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to the test again as the call goes out for entries for the 12th annual SciFest@College competition. SciFest is the largest and most inclusive second-level STEM fair initiative on the island of […]

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Know Your Rights: Supports For Unplanned Pregnancy

February 9, 2019 at 10:26 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… If you have an unplanned pregnancy, there are free confidential counselling and information services to help you consider your options and access services and supports. My Options is a […]

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David Moran and Shane McCarthy clash. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face The Dubs

February 8, 2019 at 8:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO out of two, but now it’s the big one. Dublin are expected to provide tougher opposition in Austin Stack Park tomorrow night in Round 3 of the Allianz Football League Division 1 (7pm). Peter Keane has made a couple of changes from the team the beat Cavan away last […]

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Ted Moynihan's wife Breda and son Simon with the photos. Photo by Dermot Crean

Remembering Ted Moynihan In Photos At Palliative Care Unit

February 8, 2019 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A COLLAGE of photos will hang just inside the door of the new Palliative Care Unit to remember the man who did so much to make the facility possible. Ted Moynihan passed away in February of 2018, but he lived to see the Palliative Care Unit officially opened in September […]

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New Plaque Adds To Christie Hennessy Trail Around Tralee

New Plaque Adds To Christie Hennessy Trail Around Tralee

February 8, 2019 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW plaque has been erected at a building in Upper Castle Street to mark where the late Christie Hennessy worked before heading off to England all those years ago. The plaque is located outside Tralee Supermarket at the junction of Moyderwell and Upper Castle Street. It was where Christie […]

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Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

February 8, 2019 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you are a parent or guardian of a school leaver, then Wednesday, February 13th is an important date for your diary. Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), which is run under the auspices of Kerry ETB and has two campuses, in Clash and in Denny Street, Tralee is hosting […]

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Tralee Schools Among Kerry Entries To Make Junk Kouture Semi-Final

Tralee Schools Among Kerry Entries To Make Junk Kouture Semi-Final

February 8, 2019 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

  TWO entries from Tralee have been selected to go forward to represent their schools in the semi-finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture taking place in March. ‘Climate Calamity’ from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and ‘Keeping Up With The Khristmas Kouture’ from Mercy Mounthawk join the other Southern finalists in the competition. […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí TY students at the Young Americans show at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Join Young Americans For Energetic Show

February 8, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE all-singing, all-dancing Young Americans were in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí during the week and on Thursday night they took to the stage with local students for a highly entertaining show at The Rose Hotel. The Young Americans is a charitable organisation dedicated to the promotion of understanding and goodwill among people […]

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Met Éireann Adds A Rainfall Warning To The Wind One For Kerry

February 7, 2019 at 7:56 pm Comments are Disabled

WIND and rain will be the order of the day in Kerry as Met Éireann updates its warnings. A Status Yellow rainfall warning was announced for Kerry tonight, to take effect from midnight for all of Friday and Friday night. There’s 30 to 40mm of rainfall expected with risk of spot […]

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Ultan Dillane.

Ultan Dillane On Bench For Scotland Game

February 7, 2019 at 5:26 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee RFC player Ultan Dillane has been included on the match day squad for Ireland’s next Six Nations game this weekend. The Connacht lock will be on the bench for the game against Scotland at Murrayfield which kicks off at 2.15pm on Saturday. Hopefully Ultan will get a chance […]

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Jerry Dwyer, Milk Operations Manager, Lee Strand makes a presentation too JOHN & Catherine DALTON
Listellick, Tralee, Co. Kerry 
 at the Lee Strand Milk Quality Award Winners at the Lee Strand office in Tralee . 
 

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PHOTOS: Lee Strand Presents Monthly Milk Quality Awards

February 7, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand presented its monthly Milk Quality Award winners at a ceremony at its offices  last week. Awards of excellence for supplying the highest quality of milk are presented to twelve Lee Strand farmers each year for their commitment to excellence on the farm, month after month providing the highest […]

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New Retail Store To Open On Ashe Street In April

New Retail Store To Open On Ashe Street In April

February 7, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ASHE Street will be the location for a new retailer to open an outlet in April. The Woollen Market, founded in Clare in 2015, already has four stores open in Liscannor, Ennis, Westport and Sligo. It will set up its fifth outlet at the former Regatta Great Outdoors store which […]

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Gala Shop To Reopen At Caheranne Next Week

February 7, 2019 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S good news for residents in the Ballyvelly area of town as the Gala shop which shut last year is due to reopen again. The shop at Caheranne Village, which served the surrounding community on the westside of town, closed its doors last summer, but we’ve been informed that it […]

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Kieran Donaghy on The Late Late Show.

Kieran Donaghy Joins ‘Off The Ball’ Team For GAA Coverage

February 6, 2019 at 8:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy has joined Newstalk’s ‘Off The Ball’ team to talk GAA for the coming season. The former Kerry star was announced as their new ‘signing’ on the show tonight. Kieran has been sporadically applying his punditry skills in the past, but listeners to the excellent ‘Off The Ball’ show […]

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Spa NS students, winners of the U11 Quiz at the Cara Credit Union Quiz in the Brandon Hotel on Sunday. 
Students l to r: Abby Stevenson, Molly Dwyer Diggins, Anna O’Sullivan and Anna Chute with Pa Laide (Manager Cara Credit Union), Peter Linihan (Principal), Caroline Sugrue and Siobhan Donnelly (Cara Credit Union).
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PHOTOS: Tralee Area Schools Emerge As Winners Of Cara Credit Union Quiz

February 6, 2019 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union held its Annual Schools Quiz on Sunday in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre with many school represented. Schools from all over the are took part and for the 1st and 2nd place winners in the Under 11 and Under 13 categories, they will now go onto Stage […]

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Saoirse O'Connor with grandparents Aidan O'Connor, Ann Crean and Dolores O'Connor at the St Brendan's NS Blennerville Grandparents Day on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Grandparents Enjoy A Visit To Blennerville School

February 6, 2019 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

GRANDPARENTS of children at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville were made to feel special on Wednesday when the school hosted a day dedicated to them. A short prayer service was held and pupils read poems and sang songs before the adults enjoyed some refreshments. It’s a day both pupils and […]

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A Windy Friday In Prospect According To Met Éireann

A Windy Friday In Prospect According To Met Éireann

February 6, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

FROM the cold to the wind. There was a Status Yellow alert for snow and ice for most of last week, but we really didn’t get it too bad around the Tralee area. Now it’s the wind we’re being warned about as Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow – Weather […]

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University Hospital Kerry Asks Public To Take Part In Online Survey

University Hospital Kerry Asks Public To Take Part In Online Survey

February 6, 2019 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry is conducting a survey to find out about public opinion on the hospital and its services from the people of Kerry. The survey is part of an overall process to develop and promote communications with patients, relatives, general public, GPs, healthcare professionals, other institutions and prospective healthcare professional […]

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