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Council Invites Applications For Funding For Projects In Disadvantaged Areas

Council Invites Applications For Funding For Projects In Disadvantaged Areas

November 17, 2017 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council is inviting applications for funding under the new RAPID Programme under the theme of ‘Community Safety and Anti-Social Behaviour’. The funding relates to capital projects only and is available for projects in disadvantaged urban areas. The programme is being administered by Kerry County Council in conjunction with […]

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Amy O'Connell, Mary Collins and Kate Mannix, Health and Leisure, at the IT Tralee Conferring Ceremony in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of IT Tralee Students Conferred At The Brandon

November 3, 2017 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

  THE culmination of years of hard work by students, the first 2017  IT Tralee conferring ceremony took place on Thursday in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre, with two more sessions planned for Friday. Over 1,000 students will graduate over the two days including people from 30 different nations, including China, Malaysia […]

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Coach Of The Month Award For Warriors Boss

Coach Of The Month Award For Warriors Boss

November 2, 2017 at 5:04 pm 1 comment

GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors head coach, Mark Bernsen, has won the Basketball Ireland Super League Coach of the Month for October after leading his team to an unbeaten run of four games in the league throughout last month which sees them currently top of the table. Bernsen is no stranger to […]

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Kerry GAA PRO Among Those Vacating Positions At Next County Convention

Kerry GAA PRO Among Those Vacating Positions At Next County Convention

November 1, 2017 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

HIS voice has been heard over the tannoy at grounds around Kerry and he has supplied the county with updates on the GAA scene over the past five years, but John O’Leary will be stepping down as Kerry GAA PRO at annual county  convention next month. The Spa Killarney clubman […]

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STORM UPDATE: Roads Situation From Council As Of 5pm

STORM UPDATE: Roads Situation From Council As Of 5pm

October 16, 2017 at 5:15 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council has supplied the following update as of 5pm this evening regarding roads issues due to Storm Ophelia. #Fenit #Lighthouse & #Pier today 11.30am in the height of #Opehlia @radiokerrynews @Traleetodaynews @TeamCAS_Ire @kerryman_ie Staysafe &High pic.twitter.com/b3VWFGMy4E — kevin finn (@caoimhinfinn) October 16, 2017 The Council is aware of […]

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People Were Tweeting Pictures Of A Sunny Tralee Earlier

People Were Tweeting Pictures Of A Sunny Tralee Earlier

October 16, 2017 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE there are still more strong winds to come according to Met Eireann, many people have been tweeting pictures and videos of the sun shining in Tralee over the past half hour. It was incredibly windy around 12.45 in Tralee and while it’s still blustery, it’s seems like a lull […]

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Parade time. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: County Hurling Final Day In Austin Stack Park

October 9, 2017 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

WELL Lixnaw and Ballyduff will be back in Tralee next Sunday for the replay of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC county final and hopefully the atmosphere will be just as special as it was yesterday. County hurling final day is always a great occasion and both the minors and seniors […]

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Prices At The Pumps Rise In Tralee Over Past Two Months

October 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE price of petrol and diesel at the filling station pumps around Tralee has rise by around four cents per litre in the past two months. In our regular check on the prices of fuel, it shows that most garages around the €1.30 per litre mark compared with the cheapest price […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 3, 2017 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping this week…  (If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee in it and we’ll see it)… Nice of you to say Sean… #Limerick take note, this […]

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Roger Harty: Music — A Window To The Soul

Roger Harty: Music — A Window To The Soul

September 3, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

  IT is nigh on 40 years since I did my Junior-Cert and anyone of my vintage would even remember that it was then called the Inter-Cert. One of the subjects that I undertook for this exam was music. My music teacher in St Brendan’s Killarney at that time was a […]

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Businesses Can Get Up To €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

Businesses Can Get Up To €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

August 30, 2017 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

TRADING online vouchers to the value of €2,500 are still available to support small Kerry businesses to enhance their online trading presence. The vouchers can be used in a variety of ways, including to advertise online on websites such as TraleeToday.ie. There is a free training session in Tralee next month and is the first […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

July 18, 2017 at 5:51 pm Comments are Disabled

RESULTS Ladies Club Singles 12th July 2017 1st Marion Cahillane 38 pts (22) 2nd Goretti O Connor 33 pts (20) Senior Ladies 10th July 2017 1st Mary Underwood 2nd Michelle Moore 3rd Gloria Walsh Scramble Friday 14th 2017 1st Gerard O’Sullivan (21) Geraldine Hughes (15) Mark Teehan (14)  30 5/6 2nd […]

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Tralee Man Comes To Aid Of Girl Hit By Drunk Driver In African Country

Tralee Man Comes To Aid Of Girl Hit By Drunk Driver In African Country

July 13, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A MEMBER of Tralee Community Responders put his skills to good use last week when he came to the aid of a teenager hit by a motorbike in Tanzania last week. Jimmy Murphy and his wife Maureen are over in the African country where they visited the Tír na nÓg […]

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New ‘Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif’ To Be A Boost For Kerry Tourism

July 13, 2017 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Tourism and Sports Brendan Griffin TD announced today that Fáilte Ireland is teaming up with cycling specialists Ride Wild (www.ridewild.ie ) to launch the Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportive which will take in stages in Kerry and could prove a huge tourism boost to the county during the off-season. This […]

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Darragh Ó Sé Is Tipping Cork To Beat Kerry By ‘A Couple Of Points’

Darragh Ó Sé Is Tipping Cork To Beat Kerry By ‘A Couple Of Points’

June 28, 2017 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry great, Darragh Ó Sé is saying Cork have it in them to beat Kerry in the Munster final this Sunday in his weekly column in The Irish Times. The six time All-Ireland medal winner says Cork are in the perfect position coming into the game having failed to […]

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IT Tralee Hosts ‘Steps To Success’ Networking Event For Students

IT Tralee Hosts ‘Steps To Success’ Networking Event For Students

May 10, 2017 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

LAST week saw the annual Institute of Technology of Tralee’s Steps to Success Networking Event for the Computing and IT Departments take place. This is a unique careers module delivered to final year students to assist in the transition from the world of college to the world of work. The aim […]

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Delay To Denny Street Two-Way System As Traders Ask Public To Support Town Centre

Delay To Denny Street Two-Way System As Traders Ask Public To Support Town Centre

April 6, 2017 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY County Council says there is a delay to Denny Street becoming a tw0-way system and work will not be completed by the May Bank Holiday weekend. A meeting of Tralee traders on Tuesday night heard that the two-way system will be delayed until June 7, however the Council […]

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Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

Information Evening For Parents Of School Leavers At KCFE

February 23, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

IF you are a parent or guardian of a school leaver, then next Wednesday, March 1 is a date for your diary. Kerry’s largest provider of full-time further education courses, Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee, is hosting an event that is aimed at informing parents of options available to school […]

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Paul Galvin, made a return to Croke Park. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Paul Galvin To Play Football With Dublin Club

February 16, 2017 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL Galvin has decided to throw his lot in with a Dublin football club this year. Appearing on Today FM’s Dermot and Dave Show this morning to promote his new line of clothing with Dunnes Stores, he told the lads he would be playing for North Dublin side St Oliver Plunker’s, the club side […]

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REPRO FREE - ROSE of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, has challenged young Irish men to see if they have what it takes to be a Rose Escort at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from 16-22 August 2017. The Festival takes its name from a 19th century love song, so it was fitting that Maggie and the reigning Rose Escort of Year, John Slowey, would choose Valentine’s Day to launch the search for lads aged 21 to 30 to take part one of the most famous international festivals in the world. March 16th is the entry deadline, so lads will have one month to apply at www.roseoftralee.ie/apply.
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Kerry Lads Wanted To Apply For Rose Of Tralee Escort Role

February 14, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, has challenged young Kerry men to see if they have what it takes to be a Rose Escort at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival from 16-22 August. The Festival takes its name from a 19th century love song, so it was fitting that Maggie and […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

February 13, 2017 at 5:52 pm Comments are Disabled

STRICTLY LOVE DANCING Ballygarry House Hotel hosted the Strictly Love dancing last Saturday evening and a great evening’s entertainment was enjoyed by all who attended the event. Congratulations to Tomas O’Connor and Nicole Mc’Ellistrim who won the judges vote on the night and were crowned as Strictly champions. The winners […]

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Pay By The Hour Car Hire Company Interested In Locating Cars In Tralee

Pay By The Hour Car Hire Company Interested In Locating Cars In Tralee

January 27, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE councillor has asked Kerry County Council to talk to a company who are interested in bringing an online car hire service to town. Go Car is a Dublin-based company who operate a service in the same way as DublinBikes, where people can book a car by the hour online, take […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

January 24, 2017 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: Our Sunday morning sessions are really motoring in the Mercy Mounthawk Gym!! Great enthusiasm! Might football! Training times: the Under 6 boys @ 10am, the Under 8s @ 11am and the Under 10s @ 12.00. Thanks to all! PEIL FAOI 14: (i) Under 14 boys are the second group of […]

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Newly crowned Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney in the Rose Garden at Tralee Town Park. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Rose Maggie Launches Search For Rose Of Tralee 2017

January 8, 2017 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

BIRTHDAY celebrations were put on hold for the Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, so that she could announce details of the 2017 Rose of Tralee International Festival from August 16-22. Instead of blowing out the 28 birthday candles in her native city of Chicago, Maggie arrived into Ireland to launch […]

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Participants take off at the Park Run in conjunction with Operation Transformation on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In Operation Transformation Park Run

January 8, 2017 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A MIST shrouded the town park on Saturday morning but the enthusiasm of the people there was clear as they gathered for the Park Run. This particular run was held in conjunction with RTE’s Operation Transformation and resulted in nearly 320 participants circling the park three times to complete the 5k […]

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Avril Hewitt, Joe Sheehy and Brenda Conway at the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle

January 8, 2017 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT was looking dodgy for a while such was the extent of the fog, but it lifted for the hordes of cyclists setting off from St Pats GAA Club on Saturday morning. Hi-vis jackets were the uniform of the day as around 130 participants made their way to Castleisland and back for the […]

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Kilmoyley captain Aidan McCabe with the Neilus Flynn trophy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Kerry Team To Face Cork Announced As McCabe To Captain County This Year

January 7, 2017 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry senior hurling team to play Cork on Sunday in the Co-op Superstores.ie Munster Senior Hurling League Round 1 game has been announced. The team – which will be new manager Fintan O’Connor’s first competitive match in charge – will be captained by Aiden McCabe who has been nominated by […]

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Chart-Topping Singer With Tralee Roots For Siamsa Concert

Chart-Topping Singer With Tralee Roots For Siamsa Concert

January 7, 2017 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A BRIT award-winning artist with ties to Tralee makes a welcome to town on February 19 at 8pm. Eddi Reader is probably best known – by people of a certain age – as lead singer with Fairground Attraction who had a No.1 hit back in 1988 with ‘Perfect’. The Scottish singer has enjoyed […]

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Kerry Animal Welfare Groups Receive Government Funding

Kerry Animal Welfare Groups Receive Government Funding

December 21, 2016 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

LOCAL animal welfare groups received a boost yesterday when it was announced they would get funding from the Department of Agriculture. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced funding awards of €2,460,500 to 137 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare. The […]

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Council Urges People Home For Christmas To Check Out Jobs On ‘SciTech’ Website

Council Urges People Home For Christmas To Check Out Jobs On ‘SciTech’ Website

December 21, 2016 at 4:40 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council is urging any Kerry natives who are home for Christmas and who may be looking for job opportunities in science or technology in the county to visit a new online portal which lists a range of vacancies in the sector. Launched recently, KerrySciTech is a not-for-profit organisation whose […]

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