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Gardaí Carry Out Search In Tralee As Part of ‘Operation SKEIN’

Gardaí Carry Out Search In Tralee As Part of ‘Operation SKEIN’

October 14, 2020 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

GARDAI attached to the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) investigating invoice redirection fraud have today, arrested two males and carried out searches in Tralee, Dundalk and Dublin as part of Operation SKEIN. The two men, one in his late teens and the other in his 40s, are currently being […]

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Tralee Chamber CEO Says Budget 2021 Is A Move In The Right Direction

Tralee Chamber CEO Says Budget 2021 Is A Move In The Right Direction

October 14, 2020 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has broadly welcomed Budget 2021 as a move in the right direction towards stimulating a recovery in the economy. In a statement issued this afternoon, CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Ken Tobin, said the budget  makes significant progress in addressing many of the needs of the most […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport To Receive Support From Budget Measures

October 14, 2020 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

KERRY Airport will receive Government support in the Budget measures announced yesterday. Minister of State for International and Road Transport and Logistics, Hildegarde Naughton said  the State will provide exchequer support of €31.3 million for regional airports. “Under the Regional Airports Programme €21.3 million will be provided in 2021. This programme […]

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Front Row: Marie Healy (wife of the late Lauri Healy), Mary O’ Brien ( Friend of Lauri Healy) , Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union
 
Back Row: Helen Geary, Tom Lawlor, Suzanne Ennis, Sean Roche, Richard Bono all Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Invites Applications For Community Projects Funding

October 14, 2020 at 11:57 am 0 comments

CARA Credit Union is welcoming funding applications for community projects through their Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. 21 community groups and charitable organisations have already benefited from the awards and Sean Roche, the Chairperson of Cara Credit Union’s Community Sponsorship Committee said; “Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos. […]

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The team at Kelliher's Toyota welcome the measures in Budget 2021. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kelliher’s Toyota Welcomes Budget Measures As Hybrids Benefit From Lower Tax

October 14, 2020 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Sponsored KELLIHER’S Toyota in Tralee have welcome measures in the Budget announced yesterday which will see a number of benefits for people who choose hybrids. Ireland’s new motor tax system announced in yesterday’s budget will see new car buyers who opt for more sustainable vehicles such as hybrid electrics and […]

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Martina O'Donoghue will speak during the webinar.

Diocese Of Kerry To Host Webinar As Part Of Mission Month

October 14, 2020 at 10:18 am 0 comments

THE Diocese of Kerry is holding a webinar later this month called ‘Solidarity in Mission Today’ as part of Mission Month. Taking place on Thursday, October 22 from  7.30pm -8.20pm it will be an opportunity to meet different people involved in mission here at home and abroad. During the webinar there will […]

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Garvey’s Tralee Warriors Head Coach John Dowling, Kevin McCarthy from Garvey’s, team captain Fergal O’Sullivan, Jim Garvey from Garvey’s and Cian O’Sullivan at the launch of the Warriors 2020/2021 season. Photo by Dermot Crean

Warriors Ready For Super League Battles As New Season Begins This Weekend

October 14, 2020 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Alan Cantwell looks at the new Super League season for Garvey’s Tralee Warriors which tips off this weekend… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors took a break from preparations for their opening game of the 2020/2021 Super League season this weekend to launch their campaign at their major sponsor Garvey’s Supervalu store in Tralee […]

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Rise Of 51 Cases In Kerry, 811 More Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

Rise Of 51 Cases In Kerry, 811 More Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

October 13, 2020 at 6:36 pm 1 comment

KERRY has seen a rise of 51 cases in the health authorities daily update this evening. The official number of COVID-19 cases in the county rose by seven to reflect yesterday’s increase, which brings the number to 553 since the start of the pandemic with today’s 51 cases to be […]

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Deputy Pa Daly.

Deputy Daly Unimpressed With Government’s Budget Measures

October 13, 2020 at 4:07 pm 2 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin TD, Pa Daly, says the Government has not done enough to help workers in the county with the measures proposed in today’s budget. Speaking after the launch of the government’s budget proposals, Pa Daly TD has stated his firm belief that Sinn Féin’s alternative budget provides the […]

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Siamsa Tíre Looks For Public To Complete Short Survey To Plan For The Future

Siamsa Tíre Looks For Public To Complete Short Survey To Plan For The Future

October 13, 2020 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

SIAMSA Tíre is looking for the public’s input so that they can assess what people would like to see at the theatre and what they feel is important about the services provided. COVID-19 has created a tough year for everyone and like many organisations, Siamsa Tíre has used this opportunity […]

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Charity Appeals For Online Donations After Cancellation Of Pink Ribbon Day

Charity Appeals For Online Donations After Cancellation Of Pink Ribbon Day

October 13, 2020 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

THE Irish Cancer Society are appealing for online donations after their Pink Ribbon sales in Kerry, which raise funds for services for people affected by breast cancer, have been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Irish Cancer Society are asking for online donations to help address the shortfall as a […]

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Dr Patrick McGarty with Mary McAleese.

IT Tralee Lecturer’s Book Launched By Mary McAleese

October 13, 2020 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

INSTITUTE of Technology Tralee lecturer Dr Patrick McGarty has become the latest author in Four Courts Press’ Irish Revolution series with the launching of ‘Leitrim, The Irish Revolution 1912-23’. McGarty, a native of Leitrim received the accolades of former President of Ireland Professor Mary McAleese who launched the IT Tralee […]

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Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub has been awarded €220,000 EU Horizon 2020 funding to enable West Kerry to participate as a Sustainable Innovation Pilot (SIP) for the next three years. This will see the roll-out of  sensor technology to thirty farms to achieve greater carbon, cost and labour efficiency. Increased carbon efficiency will be achieved by extending the grazing season. At the launch were from left, Deirdre de Bhailís, Manager,  Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub, Dingle Farm Ambassadors, Dinny Galvin, Lispole,  Ronan Sugrue, Baile an Ghoilín, Dingle, Co Kerry, on whose land the technology was launched, and Michael Kelliher, Dingle Peninsula. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan/ FREE PIC**

Funding Of €220,000 For Dingle Creativity And Innovation Hub For Pilot Scheme

October 13, 2020 at 10:46 am 0 comments

THE Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub has been awarded €220,000 EU Horizon 2020 funding to enable West Kerry to participate as a Sustainable Innovation Pilot (SIP) for the next three years. This will see the roll-out of  sensor technology to thirty farms to achieve greater carbon, cost and labour efficiency. Increased […]

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Gardaí Seize €1,000 Of Suspected Heroin In Tralee

Gardaí Seize €1,000 Of Suspected Heroin In Tralee

October 13, 2020 at 10:08 am 0 comments

GARDAI have arrested and charged a man in relation to ten incidents and seized €1,000 of suspected heroin in Tralee on Monday. As part of an ongoing operation targeting street level drug dealing in Tralee Town, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit were on plainclothes patrol at around 3:45pm. During their […]

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Kerry Cases Rise By Nine With 825 COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

Kerry Cases Rise By Nine With 825 COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

October 12, 2020 at 6:43 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY was again not mentioned specifically by the health authorities at its daily update this evening, but the number of cases in the county rose by nine to reflect yesterday’s increase, which brings the number to 546 since the start of the pandemic. 825 new cases over the past 24 […]

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Representing the event organising committee at the launch in Connolly Park were Mags O'Regan Quillinan, Eileen Nagle, Tim McMahon and Niall Lucey, with Tadhg Lucey.

Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk For The Rock Goes Virtual

October 12, 2020 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 2020 Paul Lucey Run/Walk for the Rock is going virtual this year, with people encouraged to take to the roads on from Saturday, October 31 or Sunday, November 1. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic and the lack of the usual fund-raising activities, the event has more significance now […]

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What An Taisce Said About Parts Of Tralee In IBAL Survey

What An Taisce Said About Parts Of Tralee In IBAL Survey

October 12, 2020 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS morning brought the news that Tralee was ranked 15th out of 40 towns / cities surveyed in the latest Irish Business Against Litter survey. Declared ‘Clean to European Norms’, An Taisce said Tralee had scored well, with notable improvements at sites such as Boherbee and Castle Street Upper. There were no […]

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John Drummey with Pat O'Brien of the Kerry Mental Health Association.

John Drummey Appointed General Manager Of Kerry Mental Health Association

October 12, 2020 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Mental Health Association has announced the appointment of John Drummey as General Manager. John joins the organisation at a time of great stress for the population of Kerry, when the befriending activities of Kerry Mental Health Association volunteers are much in demand. John Drummey said: “I am looking forward […]

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Over €114,000 For Works In Ardfert, Ballyheigue, Ballybunion, Sneem And Inch

Over €114,000 For Works In Ardfert, Ballyheigue, Ballybunion, Sneem And Inch

October 12, 2020 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING has been announced for projects in Sneem, Inch, Ardfert, Ballybunion and Ballyheigue this morning. €114,350 was  announced by the Department of Rural Affairs for the communities in Kerry and is being delivered under the Accelerated Measure of the Town and Village Renewal Scheme as part of the July Stimulus. […]

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Tralee Placed 15th In Latest Irish Business Against Litter Survey

Tralee Placed 15th In Latest Irish Business Against Litter Survey

October 12, 2020 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE was placed 15th in the first Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey since the Covid-19 crisis, while Killarney was in 3rd spot in the ranking of 40 towns and cities nationwide. Tralee was considered ‘Clean To European Norms’ in the survey, but it was a drop from their 6th […]

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Kerry Man To Take On Challenge In Aid Of Muscular Dystrophy Ireland

Kerry Man To Take On Challenge In Aid Of Muscular Dystrophy Ireland

October 12, 2020 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY man and a Cork man will take on a unique challenge next weekend in aid of Muscular Dystrophy Ireland. Next Saturday, Padraig Keane and Tom O’Regan will complete a 100km Cycle from their homes in Listowel and Mallow, respectively, before climbing to the 707m summit of Knockboy, which […]

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Kerry Cases Rise By 22 With 814 More COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Rise By 22 With 814 More COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally

October 11, 2020 at 6:01 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY was again not mentioned specifically by the health authorities at its daily update this evening, but the number of cases in the county rose by 22 to reflect yesterday’s increase, which brings the number to 537 since the start of the pandemic. 814 new cases over the past 24 […]

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Safe Outdoor Dining And Delicious Food At Gally’s Bar And Restaurant

Safe Outdoor Dining And Delicious Food At Gally’s Bar And Restaurant

October 11, 2020 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Sponsored WITH Level 3 Restrictions currently in place, some people assume that all bars and restaurants are closed now. However, there are some hospitality businesses in town that can safely open, adhering to social distancing and public health guidelines, while providing delicious food in a comfortable atmosphere. Gally’s Bar and […]

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Kerry Entries Sought For Primary Schools Photography Awards Competition

Kerry Entries Sought For Primary Schools Photography Awards Competition

October 11, 2020 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

IRELAND’S National School Photography Awards (INSPA) is looking for Kerry schools to enter this year’s competition. INSPA 2020/21 sees the fourth open call for the prestigious awards. INSPA is a national children’s photography competition and Positive Primaries Programme which introduces Creative Well-being into the lives of primary schools and their communities […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

October 11, 2020 at 11:33 am 1 comment

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 bit of much-needed entertainment on Friday… Thanks to @CormacBegley and @marycullosmusic for fantastic live performances! earlier today in Tralee ‘s Pearse […]

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Kerry Cases Set To Rise Again, Over 1,000 New Cases Reported Nationally

Kerry Cases Set To Rise Again, Over 1,000 New Cases Reported Nationally

October 10, 2020 at 6:52 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY was not mentioned specifically by the health authorities at its daily update this evening, but the number of cases in the county can be expected to rise again significantly tomorrow based on the numbers today. 36 cases were added to the county’s official total to reflect yesterday’s increase, which […]

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Principal Anne O'Callaghan with students Barry Hamilton, Art O'Sullivan, Colm Browne and Odhran Tobin at Positive Mental Health Day at CBS The Green on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Day Dedicated To Positive Mental Health At CBS Green

October 10, 2020 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green students held a Positive Mental Health Day on Friday to coincide with the 10th anniversary of World Mental Health Day. The objective of which is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and shape efforts to support mental health. Last year the school became an Amber Flag school. Wellbeing school co-ordinatior […]

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'The Peanut Butter Falcon'

Finnegan On Films: Two Great Offerings To Check Out On Netflix

October 10, 2020 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

With the new restrictions in place and the Omniplex closed, James Finnegan checks out some offerings on Netflix… Unfortunately, the Tralee Omniplex is closed due to the Level Three Covid restrictions.  Like all businesses affected by this global pandemic, there is an industry reaction in terms of productions halted and […]

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36 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry Reported This Evening

36 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry Reported This Evening

October 9, 2020 at 6:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 36 new cases of COVID-19 in Kerry reported by the health authorities at its daily update this evening and the official total has risen again. Thirteen new cases were added to the county’s official total to reflect yesterday’s increase. This makes the official total for the county now at […]

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Large Decrease In Kerry Crime During First Nine Months Of 2020

Large Decrease In Kerry Crime During First Nine Months Of 2020

October 9, 2020 at 5:02 pm 1 comment

CRIME in the county was down significantly in the first three quarters of this year compared with the same period in 2020. The figures were revealed at the Kerry Joint Policing Committee Annual General Meeting this morning. The figures do not come as a great surprise considering COVID-19 restrictions in […]

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