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Work On Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Begin This Autumn

Work On Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Begin This Autumn

July 17, 2019 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

WORK is scheduled to begin on the Tralee Fenit Greenway in the autumn, it was revealed at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Tuesday. A dedicated project management team is being put in place at the moment for the €3.9m project. Funding of €3m was announced last month […]

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Cllr Says Govt Have Council ‘Over A Barrel’ Over Locating Courthouse At Denny Site

Cllr Says Govt Have Council ‘Over A Barrel’ Over Locating Courthouse At Denny Site

July 17, 2019 at 12:56 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE councillor feels the Courts Services have the Council ‘over a barrel’ on the issue of locating a new Courthouse in the old Denny site. Meanwhile, a local businessman, speaking at a public meeting on Monday night, said he would stand in front of the machinery at any development […]

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Missing Tralee Teenager Found Safe And Well

July 17, 2019 at 11:27 am 1 comment

Gardai who were looking for 16 year old Shania Coffey, missing from her home in Tralee since the weekend, say she has been found safe and well. Shania was last seen at Caherwisheen on Saturday, but has since been located. Gardai have thanked the public for their assistance in the […]

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Kate Kearns, Ann Dowd and Jacinta DIneen who off to Tanzania at the end of the month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Friends Prepare For Tanzanian Adventure While Visiting Orphanage

July 17, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

THREE local women are about to head off to Africa to visit and help at an orphanage — founded by another Tralee woman — for which they have raised thousands of euro. Ann O’Dowd from Caherslee, Kate Kearns from the Belfry and Jacinta Dineen of The Kerries are going to Tanzania […]

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Tommy Horan, captain of last year's winning relay team in the Born to Run 40 Miler, handing back the shield to Mazza O'Shea and Liam Horan.

School To Benefit As Born To Run Club Looks Forward To Ultra Marathon

July 17, 2019 at 9:33 am 0 comments

TRALEE Born to Run Marathon Club will host it fifth 40 mile ultra marathon event on Saturday July 27 and they are looking for help with sponsors. The event has gone from strength to strength over the past number of years attracting local runners and top class athletes from all […]

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Whatever was said there worked. Photo by Dermot Crean

Time And Date For Kerry’s Final ‘Super 8’ Game Against Meath Decided

July 16, 2019 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

GOT any plans for the August Bank Holiday weekend? Well they might revolve around this! The date and time for Kerry’s final match of the All-Ireland Quarter Final series against Meath was announced this afternoon. After this Sunday’s clash with Donegal in Croke Park at 4pm, they’ll have a two […]

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The old wall at Lohercannon which will have to come down to make way for a news housing development.

Approval For 61 Housing Units In Lohercannon, But Cllrs Lament Loss Of Wall

July 16, 2019 at 5:01 pm 1 comment

COUNCILLORS unanimously approved the construction of a 61 unit housing development at Lohercannon on the outskirts of town at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Tuesday morning. However, while welcoming the much-needed local authority housing, some councillors lamented the fact that a stone wall, which […]

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The site of the development of 30 new local authority units at Croogorts.

Tralee Councillors Approve New Local Authority Housing Developments

July 16, 2019 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

COUNCILLORS in the Tralee Municipal District approved local authority housing developments in Tralee at the July meeting at county buildings this morning. There will be 30 residential units built at Croogorts near the Gort na Gréine/Rockwood Park/Lios Rua/Gallowsfield estates, on a greenfield site of 1.13 hectares. The application for the […]

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At the presentation of cheques to three charities at Kerry College of Further Education on Monday were Colin McDaid of KCFE Student Council, Donagh Hennebery of Jigsaw Kerry (€240),  Principal of KCFE Mary Lucey, Paddy Kevane of St Vincent de Paul (€764.62), Collette Price and Mary Dolan of Tralee Soup Kitchen (€95.65). Photo by Dermot Crean

Three Charities Benefit To The Tune Of €1,100 From KCFE Events

July 16, 2019 at 9:16 am 0 comments

THREE local charities were recipients of cheques on Monday morning totalling €1,100 at Kerry College of Further Education, the proceeds from events held by the college. “Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE), of Kerry Education and Training Board, strives to foster a culture of ‘caring and support’ within their student […]

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Puck Fair was officially launched on Saturday. Photo: MacMonagle

Puck Fair Officially Launched In Killorglin

July 16, 2019 at 9:15 am 0 comments

WITH just four weeks to go until thousands of revelers descend on Killorglin for one of the biggest events on Ireland’s annual social calendar – Puck Fair – excitement was building at the festival’s official launch last weekend. The launch, which took place on Saturday last at Kingston’s Bar, kick-started […]

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Gardai Seek Public’s Help In Finding Missing Tralee Teenager

July 15, 2019 at 8:50 pm 0 comments

  Gardai wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 16 year old Shania Coffey who is missing from her home in Tralee. Shania was last seen on the 13th of July  in Caherwisheen, Tralee. She is described as being 5’5” in height, of slim build, with […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Info On Stolen Bike And Also Have Items At Station To Reunite With Owners

Gardaí Appeal For Info On Stolen Bike And Also Have Items At Station To Reunite With Owners

July 15, 2019 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

TRALEE gardaí are looking to reunite owners with property handed into the station recently. On July 8, a suitcase containing clothing was handed into the station. On July 10, two wallets were handed in separately, while a handbag with clothing was also handed in on the same date. Finally, on July […]

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Orlagh Winters of Benners Hotel with Marisa Reidy and Kathleen Collins of Recovery Haven looking forward to the fundraising barbecue next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Recovery Haven To Host Summer Barbecue Fundraiser At Benners

July 15, 2019 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

BENNER’S Hotel Tralee will be cooking up a storm this August Bank Holiday weekend as it plays hosts to a fundraising barbecue in aid of local cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. The hotel’s stunning courtyard will form the ideal setting for the highly anticipated event, which takes place on […]

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Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell with Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher launching  the report.

Kerry County Council Publishes Annual Report For 2018

July 15, 2019 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Council has today published its annual report for 2018. The report is a comprehensive record of the work and achievements of the local authority during last year and sets out the infrastructural improvements, service delivery and investment in projects and initiatives achieved in the year against the backdrop […]

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Stephen O'Brien rushes to celebrate with Paul Geaney after the Dingle man's goal. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Action From Kerry v Mayo In Killarney

July 15, 2019 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

ONE down, two to go. Kerry will have a tougher task next week when they face Donegal in Croke Park, but yesterday was the most important of the three games in the ‘Super 8′ series for Kerry. There were star peformances from O’Brien, Clifford, Moran, Foley and others, but it […]

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Noreen Griffin, Claire Hickey and Liam McCarthy in Killarney for the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Sea Of Colour In Killarney As Kerry Fans Come Out In Force

July 15, 2019 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S no better setting for a big Kerry game than Killarney…especially when the sun shines! The atmosphere in the town was something else with the massive Mayo support playing their part, adding splashes of red to the green and gold. There were 31,312 people in Fitzgerald Stadium for the sellout […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 14, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile photos of Tralee and beyond posted on Twitter and Instagram. If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… A sweet shot…   View this post on Instagram   I’m meant to be doing the Parkrun in Tralee this morning but […]

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Clodagh O'Sullivan, Brogan O'Sullivan, Edel Lawlor and Bernie Lenihan at the Gala Ball at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From Don O’Neill’s Gala Ball In Ballyroe

July 14, 2019 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT was another spectacular night of style as New York based designer Don O’Neill and husband Pascal Guillermie hosted their fundraising gala ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Ballyheigue native Don and husband Pascal Guillermie held the sellout event in aid of Recovery Haven Kerry again this year […]

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David Foley with Padraig McGillicudddy and his 1965 Corvette Stingray at at the Cannonball Retro Run at Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Weather To See Amazing Cars At Ballygarry

July 14, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather was gorgeous on Saturday at Ballygarry House Hotel for a special event to welcome a large group of amazing cars to the premises. Inspired by the Cannonball Run movie, the ‘Retro Cannonball’ was a fun trail of classy cars which rolled into the venue and there was a […]

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Roger Harty: The Difference Between Success And Happiness

Roger Harty: The Difference Between Success And Happiness

July 14, 2019 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

SUCCESS: Is having what you want. Happiness: Is wanting what you have. Very often we hear in life ‘don’t take things literally’, but in this case, I think to get the full meaning and benefit of the above mentioned definitions, it is important to take every word literally as it was […]

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PHOTOS: Graduation Day For National Learning Network Trainees

July 13, 2019 at 11:15 am 1 comment

THE National Learning Network (Rehab Group) in Clash held their Certification Day on Friday at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There were approximately 150 students receiving  QQI – National Framework of Qualifications and also the NPLQ – National Pool Lifeguard Qualifications. Ciara Griffin the captain of the Irish Women’s Rugby Team was […]

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Launching the annual Sandra Keane Under 13 tournament.

Looking Forward To The Annual Sandra Keane Ladies Football Blitz

July 13, 2019 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE 6th annual Sandra Keane u/13 ladies football blitz, sponsored by Liber House, will take place on Saturday, July 20th at the John Mitchels Sports Complex Tralee with a starting time of 10am. The tournament, which is run by the North Kerry Ladies Football Board, has been a massive success […]

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The Cromane Seafest committee and guests at the launch last Saturday.

Seafood Lovers Can Look Forward To Cromane Seafest This September

July 13, 2019 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has another festival to look forward to this autumn as Cromane Seafest hosted the official launch party for the upcoming Food & Maritime Festival last weekend. Taking place on September 14/15, the village will enjoy an array of activities. The Seafest Committee Crew, made up of local people from different […]

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Know Your Rights: How To Get The Public Services Card

July 13, 2019 at 10:38 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… Question: What is the Public Services Card and how do I get one? Answer: The Public Services Card (PSC) helps you to access a range of public services easily. The front […]

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The Kerry Team To Play Mayo On Sunday Has Been Named

The Kerry Team To Play Mayo On Sunday Has Been Named

July 12, 2019 at 8:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry starting 15 to face Mayo in the All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Final Phase 1 game on Sunday afternoon at 4pm in Fitzgerald Stadium was announced tonight. It sees just one change from the team named to start against Cork in the Munster Final back in June 22, where the Kingdom […]

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Noel Keane of the TraleeCulinary Gangsters at the launch of 'Vegtopia' the book at Croí Restaurant on Princes Street on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Feast Of Events Planned To Celebrate All Things Vegetable At ‘Vegtopia’

July 12, 2019 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A CELEBRATION of all things vegetable will take place all day tomorrow at locations in Tralee. Vegtopia, a celebration of vegan, vegetarian and dairy friendly products, will see Croí and Grá Restaurants, HQ2 and Manna Organic Shop host cookery demos and talks. From 12noon to 2pm in Grá Restaurant in […]

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Public Meeting On Future Of Tralee To Take Place On Monday

Public Meeting On Future Of Tralee To Take Place On Monday

July 12, 2019 at 3:37 pm 1 comment

A MEETING where people are invited to share their views, generate ideas and foster a greater sense of community in Tralee will take place this Monday in the KDYS at 7.30pm. The ‘Tralee Town Public Meeting’ has been organised by Bairbre de Bairead along with a committee of people who […]

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Tristan And Ronan Awarded Kerry Short Film Bursary 2019

Tristan And Ronan Awarded Kerry Short Film Bursary 2019

July 12, 2019 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Short Film Bursary 2019, has been awarded to Writer/Director Tristan Heanue and Producer Ronan Cassidy of “Carbonated Comet Productions”. From a competitive field of sixty submissions, their project,“ Harmless”, was selected as the frontrunner. The film deals with the interactions between an isolated older man living in […]

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Action from the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Horse Racing Industry In Kerry Generates €65m A Year

July 12, 2019 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE horse breeding and racing industries in Kerry generate an economic return of almost €65m per annum. This is the key finding of a Regional Economic Impact Study conducted by Horse Racing Ireland and Deloitte, which is published today. The study highlights the economic reach of the industry in the […]

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Picture This Are Coming Back To The INEC This December

July 12, 2019 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER continuously selling out dates world wide and following on from becoming the fastest act to ever sell out the INEC Killarney in 2017, Picture This have announced they will become the first band to perform at the newly rebranded The Gleneagle INEC Arena on December 20th 2019. Speaking about […]

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