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Kerry Speakers Lined Up For STEM South West 2021

Kerry Speakers Lined Up For STEM South West 2021

January 5, 2021 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

TWO stalwarts of Kerry’s Science Technology Engineering & Maths industry will kick off 2021 with the first STEM event of the year. Maeve Townsend, acting programme manager with KerrySciTech, a not-for-profit organization established to connect, promote, influence and develop Kerry’s science, technology and engineering ecosystem and Dr. Julie Behan, research […]

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129 More Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening

129 More Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening

January 4, 2021 at 6:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 129 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were six additional deaths reported nationally and 6,110 new cases. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 522.7 per 100,000 with 772 cases in the same period. The […]

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New Store To Open In Manor West Retail Park By Summer

New Store To Open In Manor West Retail Park By Summer

January 4, 2021 at 3:19 pm 4 comments

MANOR West Retail Park is set to have a new tenant by June with the creation of 12 full-time jobs. Danish retail company JYSK is to open its third Irish store to date in Tralee at Unit 5 Manor West Retail Park in Tralee. Staff recruitment is already underway. Founded […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information In Relation To Burglaries In Tralee Area

Gardaí Appeal For Information In Relation To Burglaries In Tralee Area

January 4, 2021 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are looking for information in relation to burglary and criminal damage incidents last week. On Wednesday, December 30, a burglary took place at Hare Street, Blennerville between 6pm and 7pm. Gardaí are appealing to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time. On the […]

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131 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, Nearly 5,000 Nationally Reported This Evening

131 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases, Nearly 5,000 Nationally Reported This Evening

January 3, 2021 at 5:55 pm 1 comment

THERE were 131 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were seven additional deaths reported nationally and 4,962 new cases. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 453.6 per 100,000 with 670 cases in the same period. The […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 3, 2021 at 11:23 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… Artist at work… While working, I overheard the following exactly a year ago: Young boy:’Look Dad, the horses!’ Dad: ‘Ah!’ Young boy:’I […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold In The Tralee Area In November

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold In The Tralee Area In November

January 3, 2021 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that November was another busy month for property sales around Tralee with 27 transactions taking place fetching a total of €4,233,653. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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98 New Kerry COVID Cases, Almost 3,400 Reported Nationally This Evening

98 New Kerry COVID Cases, Almost 3,400 Reported Nationally This Evening

January 2, 2021 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 98 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were four additional deaths reported nationally and 3,394 new cases. However, due to the large volume of positive tests in recent days it means there is a delay in formal reporting and in the […]

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Status Yellow Low Temperature/Ice Warning Issued For Country

Status Yellow Low Temperature/Ice Warning Issued For Country

January 2, 2021 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Éireann has issued a Status Yellow  Low Temperature/Ice warning for Ireland. Temperatures will fall to minus 3 or 4 degrees tonight, colder locally away from coasts. This will lead to a widespread hard ground frost and icy surfaces, with potentially dangerous conditions. The warning is valid from 6pm on […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From December

REVIEW 2020: The News From December

January 2, 2021 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from December… • It was reported on December 1 that data from the Environmental Protection Agency from on the last weekend of November showed high air pollution levels in Tralee. The county capital was among a […]

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Mayor of Tralee Terry O'Brien with his wife Teresa,children Mark and Millie and Town Crier Tim Landers at the switching on of the Christmas Lights in Tralee. Photo: Domnick Walsh

REVIEW 2020: The News From November

January 2, 2021 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from November… • Following a nationwide search to uncover Ireland’s most inspirational people, eight-year-old Caoilinn Harte from Listowel, is celebrating after being named an Inspirational Hero in the Gala Retail and Virgin Media Inspiration Awards. Nominated […]

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94 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening

94 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening

January 1, 2021 at 6:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 94 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 11 additional deaths reported nationally and 1,754 new cases. However, due to the large volume of positive tests in recent days means there is a delay in formal reporting and in excess of […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From October

REVIEW 2020: The News From October

January 1, 2021 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from October… • The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) with the assistance of local Gardaí and the Garda Southern Region Armed Support Unit (ASU) conducted a search operation in Listowel in early October and seized cash, […]

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Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice received a cheque for €2,900 from Tralee RFC members on Wednesday.

Tralee RFC Raises Over €2,900 For Kerry Hospice

January 1, 2021 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rugby Club raised over €2,900 in memory of its former club president this with a Movember campaign in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation. The Tralee J1s senior team wanted to recognise the fantastic care staff at the Palliative Care Unit gave Seán Kelly before he passed away and great work […]

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Tralee Has A University As MTU Is Established Today

Tralee Has A University As MTU Is Established Today

January 1, 2021 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

IRELAND’S newest technological university is established today. Munster Technological University (MTU) is a consortium of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) and was designated as a technological university earlier this year. MTU is a multi-campus technological university, providing academic programmes that support student development and […]

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Denise Lynch

REVIEW 2020: The News From September

January 1, 2021 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from September… • Kerins O’Rahillys GAA club asked residents in estates surrounding their pitches to be vigilant and contact gardaí if they see any anti-social behaviour on their grounds. The request comes after damage was caused to […]

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16 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening, 1,620 Nationally

16 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening, 1,620 Nationally

December 31, 2020 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 16 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 12 additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 289.1 per 100,000 with 427 cases in the same period. The national average per 100,000 […]

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Caroline Corkery and renowned long-distance swimmer Elaine Burrows Dillane promoting the

Beat Lockdown Blues And Help Great Causes With 31 Day January Challenge

December 31, 2020 at 4:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has never been a better time to do this. With the news that we are now in Lockdown Mk 3, January is looking bleaker than usual this new year. So as well as washing the hands, wearing facemasks and social distancing, keeping the body and mind healthy and building […]

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UHK Management Appeals To Public To Adhere To Government’s Covid-19 Guidelines

UHK Management Appeals To Public To Adhere To Government’s Covid-19 Guidelines

December 31, 2020 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry (UHK) is experiencing an increase in the number of patients presenting with suspected and confirmed Covid-19 and management is appealing to members of the public to follow the most recent Government’s Covid-19 guidelines. Doctor Niamh Feeley, Clinical Director, University Hospital Kerry said: “We are urging the people of […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From August

REVIEW 2020: The News From August

December 31, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from August… • There were calls for the Bird family to reconsider their decision to open their funfair for two weeks in Tralee in August. Tralee area councillors were notified about the decision by Birds to […]

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Gabriel Fitzmaurice.

A Message Of Hope On New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL message of hope for the people of Kerry will be broadcast online this evening, New Year’s Eve. 2020 has been an extremely challenging and usually, on New Year’s Eve, families and friends gather together to see out the old year and welcome in the new year. This year, […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From July

REVIEW 2020: The News From July

December 31, 2020 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our look back at the stories we brought you in 2020, here’s the news from July… • Data from AIB revealed Friday, June 12 was the busiest day for shopping in Kerry as stores reopened after lockdown. The data was been compiled from over one million AIB debit and credit […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Kerry County Council Outlines Services During Level 5 Restrictions

December 31, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging members of the public to adhere closely to the Level 5 restrictions and, in line with Government advice, people are reminded to stay at home except for essential purposes. The Government announced the imposition of Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions – the highest level of restrictions […]

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30 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases With 1,718 Reported Nationally This Evening

30 New Kerry COVID-19 Cases With 1,718 Reported Nationally This Evening

December 30, 2020 at 5:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 30 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were 13 additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 295.2 per 100,000 with 436 cases in the same period. Kerry has a higher incidence […]

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Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies To Watch On New Year’s Eve/Day

Finnegan On Films: The Best Movies To Watch On New Year’s Eve/Day

December 30, 2020 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

Since you won’t be going out this New Year’s Eve (or the day after, or the day after etc.), our movie guy, James Finnegan, has some film suggestions for your viewing pleasure over the coming days… There are a number of excellent films on the television this New Years Eve […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From June

REVIEW 2020: The News From June

December 30, 2020 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2020, here’s some of the stories we brought you from June… • NoteCloud, the company behind the ‘See Something Say Something’ technology, reported a 100% increase in the number of the reports sent to Gardai in Tralee since the COVID-19 Restrictions were introduced in mid-March. Over 200 […]

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James Finnegan will read A Christmas Carol this evening (Wednesday).

James To Read ‘A Christmas Carol’ Online This Wednesday

December 30, 2020 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

POETRY Emotion Ireland is hosting an online reading of Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ adapted and performed by Tralee actor James Finnegan this evening, Wednesday, December 30th at 8pm. James, who is also the resident movie reviewer of this parish,  has adapted this much loved story and will present it […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From May

REVIEW 2020: The News From May

December 30, 2020 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2020, here’s some of the stories we brought you from May… • May started on a bright note for someone who bought a National Lottery game ticket in Tralee. The Telly Bingo game winner of €10,000 purchased their ticket at the Tesco town centre branch in […]

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57 Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening, 1,546 Nationally

57 Kerry COVID-19 Cases Reported This Evening, 1,546 Nationally

December 29, 2020 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 57 new COVID-19 cases reported for Kerry in the health authorities’ daily update this evening. There were nine additional deaths reported nationally. The incidence in the county over the past 14 days is now 285.7 per 100,000 with 422 cases in the same period. Kerry has a higher incidence […]

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REVIEW 2020: The News From April

REVIEW 2020: The News From April

December 29, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing our review of 2020, here’s some of the stories we brought you from April… • The Kerry Cycling Campaign called for motorists to slow down and take more care following an increased number of road deaths and injuries so far in 2020. With so many people out walking and cycling […]

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