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No Rise Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

No Rise Again In Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 21, 2020 at 6:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. To put this in perspective, that’s […]

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Met Éireann Issues Wind Warning For Kerry

Met Éireann Issues Wind Warning For Kerry

May 21, 2020 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been enjoying a fantastic spell of weather over the past two months but it’s about to change (temporarily) over the next couple of days. Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Wind warning for Kerry taking effect from this evening. Southeast winds, veering southwesterly will reach mean speeds of 50 […]

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Kerry International Film Festival Will Go Ahead This Autumn

Kerry International Film Festival Will Go Ahead This Autumn

May 21, 2020 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry International Film Festival has announced that the festival is planning to go ahead this year, from October 15-18 and are now open for submissions. Despite the ongoing challenges of COVID 19, the KIFF Board have liaised directly with various stakeholders, partners and government officials and they have made […]

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Gardaí Seize €15,000 Of Suspected Drugs In Castlegregory Area

Gardaí Seize €15,000 Of Suspected Drugs In Castlegregory Area

May 21, 2020 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí seized over €15,000 of suspected drugs in west Kerry on Wednesday. Shortly after 6pm Gardaí from Dingle, assisted by Tralee Gardaí, executed a search warrant at a house in the Castlegregory area. During the search Gardaí discovered €15,200 of suspected cannabis plants and €350 of suspected cannabis resin and herb. […]

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The team at Cara Credit Union in Tralee. (File Photo)

Study Shows Credit Unions Are Ireland’s Most Trusted Organisations

May 21, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union together with all the credit unions throughout the country have been named the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland according to the latest Ireland RepTrak® 2020 study carried out by The Reputations Agency. With a score of 83.7, credit unions took the top spot overall for their role as a trusted cornerstone of local communities […]

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Gardaí To Conduct Operation ‘Slow Down’ On Friday

Gardaí To Conduct Operation ‘Slow Down’ On Friday

May 21, 2020 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) for a 24 hour period from 7am on Friday to 7am this Saturday. The operation will consist of high visibility speed enforcement in 1,322 speed enforcement zones. They will also deliver […]

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No Rise In Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Reported For Kerry

No Rise In Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Reported For Kerry

May 20, 2020 at 6:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county still at 308. It is not known how many of the 308 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who have […]

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Call For Kerry Politicians To Mobilise And Help Tourism Industry

Call For Kerry Politicians To Mobilise And Help Tourism Industry

May 20, 2020 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Tourism Industry Federation (KTIF) is calling on Kerry’s politicians to set aside their differences and mobilise behind their county as the Kingdom braces itself for the economic fallout from Covid-19. According to an assessment commissioned by Kerry County Council and compiled by economist James Dorgan, the economy in […]

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Residents of Casement View and St Brendan's Terrace present a cheque to Con O'Connor of Pieta House.

Ardfert Residents Raise Over €2,000 For Pieta House

May 20, 2020 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE residents of Casement View and St. Brendan’s Terrace Ardfert recently organised small events adhering to social distancing guidelines to fundraise for local charities. At 4:30am on Saturday, May 9, a small number of residents from the estates took part in a mini-social distancing Darkness into Light in aid of […]

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WATCH: Siamsa Members Celebrate 30 Years Since Creation Of ‘Blackbird’

WATCH: Siamsa Members Celebrate 30 Years Since Creation Of ‘Blackbird’

May 20, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

TO celebrate 30 years of the creation of the world famous ‘Blackbird’, members of the National Folk Theatre, past and present, have come together to showcase the traditional Irish music and dance piece in a new video. In March 1991, Siamsa Tíre opened the doors of a brand new purpose […]

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Foley Says Rural Learner Drivers Especially Affected By Driving Tests Backlog

Foley Says Rural Learner Drivers Especially Affected By Driving Tests Backlog

May 20, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, says the Transport Minister needs to outline the government’s plan for dealing with the backlog of provisional licences and driving tests, which is continuing to build up during the Coronavirus restrictions. Deputy Foley said; “Learner drivers here in Kerry, particularly in rural areas, are […]

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One More Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 In Kerry

One More Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 In Kerry

May 19, 2020 at 6:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase of one in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county at 308. It is not known how many of the 307 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who […]

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Businesspeople and public representatives join together in The Square on Monday to launch the MyTralee movement from Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Public Asked To Show Solidarity With Businesses Through ‘MyTralee’ Movement

May 19, 2020 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber is calling on all businesses and the people of Tralee to be united in making sure no one gets left behind in the current COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the MyTralee movement, the Chamber is launching a new online business marketplace aimed at supporting businesses in the town […]

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Greens Call For Island Of Geese To Be A 100% Public Realm Space

Greens Call For Island Of Geese To Be A 100% Public Realm Space

May 19, 2020 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

PLANS for the Island of Geese in Tralee should be revised in light of the Covid19 crisis, according to the Kerry branch of the Green Party. “We now need more open spaces in which we can move freely while maintaining physical distance,” said the party’s Tralee representative Anne-Marie Fuller. “This […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Host Free Information Webinar For Retail Businesses

May 19, 2020 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council will host a free information webinar this Wednesday for the retail trade in Kerry.  The webinar will provide advice and updates on the impact of the phased easing of the COVID-19 restrictions on the retail sector in the county. The webinar will be addressed by the Chief […]

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Cllr Pa Daly.

Call For COVID Payment For Those On Maternity/Parental Leave On Return To Work

May 19, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Pa Daly has called for parents on maternity or parental leave to be included in the Wage Subsidy Scheme upon their return to work. At the moment, these parents are being informed by the Revenue Commissioner that they are not covered by the wage subsidy scheme […]

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Gardai Arrest Man And Woman In Relation To Tralee Burglary

Gardai Arrest Man And Woman In Relation To Tralee Burglary

May 19, 2020 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have arrested two people in relation to a burglary in Tralee, in the early hours of this morning. Shortly before 1am Gardaí from Tralee received a report from a member of the public of a possible break-in at a house on Chapel Street in Tralee. Gardaí attended and discovered two […]

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No Increase Again In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

No Increase Again In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 18, 2020 at 6:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was no increase again in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county at 307. It is not known how many of the 307 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who have […]

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Council Invites Businesses To Register For New Online Directory

Council Invites Businesses To Register For New Online Directory

May 18, 2020 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH many businesses reopening or preparing to reopen as part of the phased easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Kerry County Council is inviting businesses in the county to register for a new online directory of shops, trades and services which are currently open and operating across Kerry. The directory will include […]

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Cllr O’Brien Wants Féile Na mBláth To Take Place In August Or September

Cllr O’Brien Wants Féile Na mBláth To Take Place In August Or September

May 18, 2020 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has expressed concern at the risk that the Tralee Town Park Festival Féile na mBláth could be cancelled for this year and proposes it be moved to August or September. It was due to take place on the second weekend of June, but under the […]

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PHOTOS: GAA Club Raises Over €4,000 With Run4Pieta Event

PHOTOS: GAA Club Raises Over €4,000 With Run4Pieta Event

May 18, 2020 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT community effort has seen over €4,000 raised for Pieta House over the weekend. Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club ran the Run4Pieta event over Thursday, Friday and Saturday where over 400 people of all ages ran, walked, cycled and skated over 462km between them to raise much needed funds for […]

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Some of the cast of 'Hairspray' at rehearsals in Mercy Mounthawk last week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mercy Mounthawk Production Nominated For Six Awards

May 18, 2020 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk has received six nominations in the Stagewise inaugural School Musical Awards competition. Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School staged their musical ‘Hairspray’ in January, in Siamsa Tíre. The show was a resounding success with a full house for all five performances. This year the school entered a new School Musical […]

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The Mall Reverts Back To Daytime Pedestrianisation

The Mall Reverts Back To Daytime Pedestrianisation

May 18, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE pedestrianisation of The Mall in Tralee, which had been temporarily suspended in recent weeks, reverts to normal this week and The Mall will again be closed to traffic from today, Monday, from 10.30am to 6.00pm.

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No Increase Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases For Kerry

No Increase Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases For Kerry

May 17, 2020 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was no increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county at 307. It is not known how many of the 307 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who have tested […]

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Roger Harty: A Thank You To The Elderly…

Roger Harty: A Thank You To The Elderly…

May 17, 2020 at 12:37 pm 1 comment

AS I sit here reflecting on the Covid-19 virus to date, I feel a deep sense of gratitude towards our elderly population and what they have done for our country. What they have done is sheer patriotism at its best which is a very rare commodity in the modern world. […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 17, 2020 at 12:26 pm 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… Mike’s been busy… Come on the Kingdom #Clifford #Tralee #Kerry pic.twitter.com/VGYo7OHr5R — Mike O’Donnell (@mikodonnell) May 15, 2020 Graduation still went ahead… […]

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An Increase Of One Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed For Kerry This Evening

An Increase Of One Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed For Kerry This Evening

May 16, 2020 at 6:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase of one in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry reported this evening, with the total so far in the county at 307. It is not known how many of the 307 people have recovered from the virus. The number of people who […]

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Report Details Anticipated Impact Of COVID-19 On Kerry Economy

Report Details Anticipated Impact Of COVID-19 On Kerry Economy

May 16, 2020 at 1:14 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council has published a comprehensive assessment of the anticipated economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on County Kerry. The analysis, compiled by an independent economist, James Dorgan, and with input from Kerry Tourism Industry Federation, IT Tralee, Kerry Chambers Network and the wider business sector in the county, […]

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Finnegan On Films: Four Great Movies On Netflix About ‘The Loner’

Finnegan On Films: Four Great Movies On Netflix About ‘The Loner’

May 16, 2020 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, says there are some great selections on Netflix on the theme of people who, by choice or circumstance, are loners… One of the great traditions of cinema storytelling is that of the individual taking a stand, on their own, against the majority ora challenging situation. […]

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Chamber Welcomes First Step On A Long Road Back For Tralee Businesses

Chamber Welcomes First Step On A Long Road Back For Tralee Businesses

May 16, 2020 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is welcoming the announcement that phase one of the easing of restrictions will begin from Monday. In a statement issued yesterday evening, the Chamber says it will come as a huge relief that society is starting to reopen, but this is just a first step on a […]

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