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The launch of the Balloon Walk which takes place in Ballyheigue next Monday.

Balloon Walk Fundraiser In Ballyheigue To Remember Loved Ones

July 28, 2020 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL event will take place on this Bank Holiday Monday on Ballyheigue Beach to raise funds for the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry. The Memory Balloon Walk and Monster Raffle, which takes place at 4pm, is the brainchild of Natasha McCrohan. “I wanted to do something special as […]

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No New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 11 More Reported Nationally

No New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 11 More Reported Nationally

July 27, 2020 at 6:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were no new cases of Coronavirus reported for Kerry this evening, with the total number since the start of the pandemic still at 317. The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 25,892 after 11 new […]

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Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage Incident In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage Incident In Tralee

July 27, 2020 at 4:01 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee are looking for the public’s assistance as they investigate a criminal damage incident in town. Between 11pm and midnight on Saturday night, a wing mirror of a vehicle was damaged in the Chapel Street area of town. If anyone has any information or saw anything suspicious in […]

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People taking part in the Social Cycle in town on Saturday.

Kerry Cycling Campaign Launches Manifesto To Promote Cycling In Towns And Villages

July 27, 2020 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Cycling Campaign launched their Regional Cycling Collective Manifesto at a ‘social cycle’ event in Tralee on Saturday afternoon. Launching the manifesto, Anluan Dunne, speaking on behalf of Kerry Cycling Campaign said; “Today, we launch our draft vision document which aims to promote and celebrate everyday cycling in, towns, villages […]

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Billy Ryle finishing the 100km walk on Sunday. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Billy Finishes His 100k Walk For Austin Stacks Club

July 27, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin THE Bracker 100km Fundraising Walk came to a successful conclusion on Sunday at the Bracker O’Regan Monument. Joining the event organiser, our Club Chairman, Billy Ryle on the 4km last stage of the 100km walk were regulars Timmy Slattery, Denis and Liz O’Regan, Martin and Carmel O’Regan.  […]

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Five Kerry Community And Charity Groups Benefit From Bank Of Ireland Fund

Five Kerry Community And Charity Groups Benefit From Bank Of Ireland Fund

July 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW Wave Adventure Therapy Wild Project CLG, AK Inspired Ability CLG, Multiple Sclerosis Ireland – South Kerry Branch, Enable Ireland Kerry Adult Services and Ballyfinane National School are among the 116 projects to receive support from Bank of Ireland’s Begin Together Fund. The financial support will help local community groups […]

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Man Dies In Single Vehicle Road Traffic Collision

Man Dies In Single Vehicle Road Traffic Collision

July 27, 2020 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are investigating a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred in the Maglass East area of Castleisland, on Sunday  at approximately 11:20pm. A man aged in his 60s, the sole occupant of the jeep, was pronounced dead at the scene. The scene is currently preserved for examination by […]

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Gardaí Arrest And Charge Man In Relation To Tralee Burglary

Gardaí Arrest And Charge Man In Relation To Tralee Burglary

July 27, 2020 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in relation to a burglary in Tralee on July 21, 2020. At around 12.30am, a man entered a house in the Ballyard area of Tralee. The man fled the scene after the family dog began barking. No items were taken from the house. […]

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One New COVID-19 Case In Kerry

One New COVID-19 Case In Kerry

July 26, 2020 at 6:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was one new case of Coronavirus reported for Kerry this evening, with the total number now at 317. The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 25,881 after 12 new cases were confirmed this evening by […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

July 26, 2020 at 1:34 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… Our weekly inclusion of Mike’s work… I am grateful that I enjoy doing my work #art #mural #hospital #Tralee #Kerry #Ireland pic.twitter.com/C3ct5N9RE4 […]

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Tralee Skate Park Is Nearly There But ‘One Last Push’ Needed

Tralee Skate Park Is Nearly There But ‘One Last Push’ Needed

July 26, 2020 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A GOFUNDME page has been launched to get the much anticipated Tralee Stake Park over the line. Justin McCarthy has been involved with the campaign from the start and said the park is almost ready to build at a site adjacent to the Tralee Sports Complex, with a tender awarded […]

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No New Kerry Cases Again, 24 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

No New Kerry Cases Again, 24 More COVID-19 Cases Nationally

July 25, 2020 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were no new cases of Coronavirus reported for Kerry this evening, with the total number still at 316 for the county for the past ten days. The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 25,869 after […]

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Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Tidy Towns Survey

Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Tidy Towns Survey

July 25, 2020 at 11:33 am 1 comment

TRALEE Tidy Towns is asking the people of Tralee to take part in a new survey (see link below) as part of a drive to get more people involved. The Tidy Towns competition has evolved considerably in recent years with marks awarded for streetscaping, landscaping,  biodiversity, sustainability, tidiness, approach roads […]

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Finnegan On Films: Epic Blockbusters Playing At Tralee Omniplex

Finnegan On Films: Epic Blockbusters Playing At Tralee Omniplex

July 25, 2020 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan on some epic movies playing at Tralee Omniplex this week… This weeks offerings at the Tralee Omniplex can truly be described as epic.  These are films that challenged the makers to new levels of ingenuity, storytelling and spectacular visual effects. The big treat this week is the showing […]

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Sponsored: Treat Yourself To This Special August Offer At Serenity Spa

Sponsored: Treat Yourself To This Special August Offer At Serenity Spa

July 25, 2020 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE award winning Serenity Spa at the The Rose Hotel, has a gorgeous August day spa offer that will ease aching bones and leave your skin glowing. The August Spa offer includes a Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage followed by an Elemis Cleanse & Glow Facial, the perfect summer treat […]

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No New COVID-19 Cases For Kerry, 20 Confirmed Nationally This Evening

No New COVID-19 Cases For Kerry, 20 Confirmed Nationally This Evening

July 24, 2020 at 5:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were no new cases of Coronavirus reported for Kerry this evening, with the total number still at 316 for the county. The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 25,845 after 20 new cases were confirmed […]

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Chamber Says Speed Is Key When It Comes To Government Stimulus Package

Chamber Says Speed Is Key When It Comes To Government Stimulus Package

July 24, 2020 at 3:06 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance says speed is key now when it comes to the stimulus package announced by the Government yesterday. Ken Tobin, CE Tralee Chamber said announcements on the July Stimulus are comprehensive, recognise many of the key areas they have lobbied for and will offer some relief provided they are […]

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Cllr Says Irish Water Should Not Charge Businesses Closed During Lockdown

Cllr Says Irish Water Should Not Charge Businesses Closed During Lockdown

July 24, 2020 at 12:49 pm 2 comments

A KERRY County Councillor has called on Irish Water to immediately clarify their position with regard to charging commercial customers during a period when their businesses did not operate. Fianna Fail Councillor Michael Cahill said; “The Lockdown of homes and businesses due to the Covid-19 pandemic has been with us here in […]

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A Social Cycle With Coffee And Cake In Town This Saturday

A Social Cycle With Coffee And Cake In Town This Saturday

July 24, 2020 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Cycling Campaign is hosting an event on Saturday from the Square to get people out on their bikes in a social setting. They are inviting people to join them at 3pm for a ‘social cycle’ followed by coffee, cake and a chat, with all ages and abilities welcome. […]

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No New Kerry Cases, Seven Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally

No New Kerry Cases, Seven Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Nationally

July 23, 2020 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were no new cases of Coronavirus reported for Kerry this evening, with the total number still at 316 for the county. The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 25,826 after seven new cases were confirmed […]

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Sponsored: All The 2’s At Kelliher’s Toyota!

Sponsored: All The 2’s At Kelliher’s Toyota!

July 23, 2020 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE team at Kellihers Toyota are delighted to be back up and running and open for business and are holding a one of a kind (well, all the 2’s actually!) sale event across their Toyota Auris range. Over 22 fully serviced and guaranteed Toyota Auris models with, wait for it, […]

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Gardaí, HSE And Council Remind Public About Cancellation Of Events

Gardaí, HSE And Council Remind Public About Cancellation Of Events

July 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána, the Health Services Executive and Kerry County Council are reminding members of the public that a large number of festivals, fairs and public events over the coming weeks in Kerry have been cancelled or postponed because of current advice and restrictions in relation to the coronavirus, COVID-19. […]

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No New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 17 Reported Nationally

No New COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 17 Reported Nationally

July 22, 2020 at 6:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were no new cases of Coronavirus reported for Kerry this evening, with the total number still at 316 for the county. The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 25,819 after 17 new cases were confirmed […]

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Radio Kerry Launches Initiative To Help Four Local Charities

Radio Kerry Launches Initiative To Help Four Local Charities

July 22, 2020 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has launched Celebrate4Life, an initiative to help raise vital funds for four Kerry charities while celebrating the lives of those who have survived and those whose lives were lost to Covid-19. The four Kerry Charities involved are: Kerry Hospice Foundation, Comfort for Chemo, Recovery Haven and the Kerry […]

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Listowel Racing Festival To Take Place Behind Closed Doors

Listowel Racing Festival To Take Place Behind Closed Doors

July 22, 2020 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

SEPTEMBER’S Listowel Harvest Festival will take place behind closed doors this year. The decision was made following a Committee meeting of Listowel Race Company on Tuesday evening, and in consultation with Horse Racing Ireland, The seven-day festival, featuring the Guinness Kerry National takes place from Sunday September 20 to Saturday […]

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New SOLAS Strategy To Benefit Further Education And Training in Kerry

New SOLAS Strategy To Benefit Further Education And Training in Kerry

July 22, 2020 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW strategy aims to expand the role of Further Education and Training in Kerry and all across Ireland. That’s according to Andrew Brownlee, CEO of SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, who was speaking at the launch of a new five-year strategy for FET. The strategy, ‘Future FET: […]

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No New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 36 More Reported Nationally

No New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, 36 More Reported Nationally

July 21, 2020 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were no new cases of Coronavirus reported for Kerry this evening, with the total number still at 316 for the county. The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 25,802 after 36 new cases were confirmed […]

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Michael Healy Rae

Healy Rae Wants Action On People ‘Making A Living’ Out Of Objecting To Planning

July 21, 2020 at 2:08 pm 1 comment

DEPUTY Michael Healy Rae has called on the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Darragh O’Brien to substantially overhaul the process of lodging a planning objection as he says some people are making a living out of objecting to peoples planning application with many not living within the country. […]

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Cllr Pa Daly.

Daly Calls On Kerry TDs To Support Sinn Féin’s Childcare Reform Motion

July 21, 2020 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry Pa Daly has called on all TDs in Kerry to support a Sinn Féin motion published today, compelling the Government to enact reforms in the Childcare sector. He said: “The cost of childcare has been allowed to spiral to eye-watering amounts which simply aren’t affordable for […]

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The launch of the 'Gift Card'.

New ‘Gift Card’ Initiative Launched To Support Local Businesses

July 21, 2020 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE collective Kerry Chambers and Kerry County Council  have announced a new initiative to support local business. The Kerry Gift Card is being launched to encourage people in Kerry to shop locally and spend locally. The card will be available to the public in the coming weeks and a call […]

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