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Aisling Hogan, Dara Ó Cinnéide, Emily Wall and Mary McCaffrey

Scotia Clinic’s Santa Event Raises €500 For Irish Guide Dogs

April 6, 2021 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE good folks at Scotia Clinic handed over a cheque for €500 to the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind at the weekend. This year has been a year of changes for everyone, so Dr Mary McCaffrey and her team at Scotia Clinic invited Santa for a visit during December, […]

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Kerry LCYP at Kerry ETB has announced two new funding schemes to support child and youth creativity in Kerry. Photo M Dei Grande

Kerry Local Creative Youth Partnership Announces Grant Funding To Assist Youth Creativity

April 6, 2021 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Local Creative Youth Partnership (Kerry LCYP) at Kerry Education and Training Board has announced two strands of funding available to community based organisations, youth service providers, preschools & early years settings, youth groups and creative practitioners who wish to develop creativity projects for children and/or young people in their […]

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Healthy Kerry Framework To Be Launched On World Health Day

Healthy Kerry Framework To Be Launched On World Health Day

April 6, 2021 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE first ever Healthy Kerry Framework will be launched on World Health Day, on this Wednesday, by the Minister of State at the Department of Health, Mr Frank Feighan TD. The framework was developed to support the implementation of the national Healthy Ireland Framework and campaigns in response to the […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

April 4, 2021 at 11:38 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 stunner from Mr Connolly… Tralee Bay at sunset #lovetralee #djimavicair2 pic.twitter.com/VhZOni2ZXe — Kieran connolly (@kdoccon) April 4, 2021 The beauty of Fenit… […]

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Know Your Rights: Treatment Benefit Scheme 

Know Your Rights: Treatment Benefit Scheme 

April 3, 2021 at 12:02 pm 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: A work colleague told me that there is a payment to help with the cost of my hearing aids. How do I get this?  Answer: You can get […]

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Pacino and De Niro share a scene in Heat.

Finnegan On Films: Some Bank Holiday Weekend Gems For Your Viewing Pleasure

April 3, 2021 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, selects a couple of stone-cold classics, an engaging bio-pic and some spy-spoofery to watch over the Bank Holiday Weekend… There is usually a fine selection of films to choose from over an Easter Bank Holiday, and this year is no exception.  Hope you enjoy this […]

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Nine Additional COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 591 Reported Nationally This Evening

Nine Additional COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 591 Reported Nationally This Evening

April 2, 2021 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were nine new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this afternoon. There were 8 additional deaths and 591 more cases reported nationally. Four deaths occurred in March, four in February. The median age of those who died was 74 years and the age range was 51 – 94 years. The 14 […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

April 2, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that February was a busy month for property sales around Tralee with 19 transactions taking place fetching a total of €5,285,065. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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Rise In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2020

Rise In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2020

April 2, 2021 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a rise in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to March 2020 according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 185 new car registrations in the county in March 2021 compared to 148 in the same month last […]

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Cara Credit Union Extends Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards

April 2, 2021 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union set up the Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards back in 2017 with a four year commitment to award €120,000 to support community based projects initiated by organisations within their common bond. The charities, clubs, groups and societies operating in our local community of Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin, Ballyduff […]

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Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases In Kerry, 761 Reported Nationally

Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases In Kerry, 761 Reported Nationally

April 1, 2021 at 5:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were less than five new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this afternoon. When the number is less than five, the exact figure is revealed the following day on the COVID data hub on gov.ie. There were 18 additional deaths and 761 more cases reported nationally. Of the deaths […]

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Lisa Fingleton

Lisa Appointed Kerry County Council’s First Visual Artist In Residence

April 1, 2021 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

LISA Fingleton is Kerry County Council’s first Visual Artist in Residence. The residency is funded by Creative Ireland with support from Kerry’s Arts Office. Lisa is no stranger to working with the Arts Office, having been Filmmaker in Residence from 2006-2008 and in 2015, on her Municipal District Project “The […]

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Michelle Greaney with the late Jemma O'Shea's sister Josie O'Shea looking forward to the virtual run/walk at Easter.

Take On The 5k/10k Run/Walk To Remember Jemma And Raise Funds For Kerry Hospice

April 1, 2021 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL fitness/strength and conditioning coach is encouraging people to get out and about during the Easter weekend for a great cause. Michelle Greaney is organising the Jemma O’Shea Memorial 5km & 10km Run/Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK between April 1-4 and with the weather […]

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MTU Announces Initiative For ‘Care Leavers’ In Higher Education

MTU Announces Initiative For ‘Care Leavers’ In Higher Education

April 1, 2021 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER Technological University (MTU) have announced the establishment of a university-wide initiative in their campuses in Tralee and Cork to support students who are care leavers. The term ‘care leaver’ is used to refer to any adult who spent time in out-of-home care as a child e.g. in foster care, […]

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Pembroke House in Pembroke Street.

Two Tralee Heritage Buildings To Benefit From Government Scheme

April 1, 2021 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee buildings are among 14 in the county to benefit from €72,000 under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme. Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, TD, today announced that 477 heritage projects across every county in the country will benefit from a total of €3m under […]

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Staff at Kellihers Garage in Tralee who are taking part in the Shave Or Dye challenge.

Kellihers Crash Repair Staff Taking Part In ‘Shave Or Dye’ Fundraiser

April 1, 2021 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL business has decided to raise funds for two cancer charities by staff taking part in a ‘Shave Or Dye’ challenge. Kellihers Crash Repair at Rathass in Tralee wanted to raise much needed funds for Recovery Haven and Comfort for Chemo and so far they have raised over €2,000. “We […]

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New Media Graduate Internship This Summer At Kerry College

New Media Graduate Internship This Summer At Kerry College

April 1, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY COLLEGE of Further Education And Training (Kerry College) has announced an innovative Media Graduate Internship which is scheduled to run on-campus in Tralee starting on Monday, June 14. This is an opportunity to gain hands-on experience by working as part of a media production team throughout the summer months […]

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Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases Reported For Kerry, 411 Nationally

Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases Reported For Kerry, 411 Nationally

March 31, 2021 at 4:06 pm 1 comment

THERE were less than five new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this afternoon. When the number is less than five, the exact figure is revealed the following day on the COVID data hub on gov.ie. There was six additional deaths and 411 more cases reported nationally. All reported deaths occurred […]

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Laura Whelton.

Laura To Shave Head In Fundraiser For KRSAC

March 31, 2021 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG woman from Killarney is to shave her head for a great cause next week. Laura Whelton will go under the clippers on Tuesday, April 6, in aid of Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. She said she chose to do this “as an act of solidarity with all the […]

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An Easter box of treats from Ballygarry House Hotel.

Sponsored: Relax And Unwind At Home This Easter With Treats From Ballygarry

March 31, 2021 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT better way to take a break from the home-schooling and the working from home than with some of Ballygarry’s very own Easter treats. To celebrate the holiday, the team at Ballygarry House Hotel are putting all of their treats in one basket with the return of their very popular […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bishop Ray Browne’s Message For Easter

March 31, 2021 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne has issued his annual Message for Easter 2021… If I, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet, how much more should you wash each other’s feet?  Jn 13:14 What a year! Together all of us have lived through a year of the coronavirus, each […]

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Businesses Can Apply To Council For €4,000 Grants To Develop Outdoor Dining Facilities

Businesses Can Apply To Council For €4,000 Grants To Develop Outdoor Dining Facilities

March 31, 2021 at 10:12 am 1 comment

A NEW  €17million fund for developing outdoor dining capacity in the tourism and hospitality sector has been announced today. Kerry County Council will get two allocations of €200,000 under two parts of the scheme. The first part of the scheme covers  outdoor seating and accessories, where hospitality businesses in the county can […]

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Six Additional COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 368 Reported Nationally

Six Additional COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 368 Reported Nationally

March 30, 2021 at 5:12 pm 1 comment

THERE were six new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this evening. There were 14 additional deaths and 368 more cases reported nationally. Twelve deaths occurred in March, one in February and one in January. The median age of those who died was 83 years and the age range was 68 – […]

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Olivia Colman.

Olivia Colman In Tralee Area This Summer To Film Movie Written By Local Woman

March 30, 2021 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

OSCAR-WINNING actress Olivia Colman will be in the Tralee area this June as she is starring in a film written by a local woman. ‘Joyride’ was written by Tralee native Ailbhe Keogan and will be filmed in Tralee and other parts of Kerry this summer. It’s described as a foul-mouthed […]

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Amy Roche from Tralee was named overall winner at the Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Tralee Woman Named Overall Winner In Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards

March 30, 2021 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Lee Strand & Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards took place live on Radio Kerry on Saturday night and a Tralee woman was announced as the overall winner. Twenty-one-year-old Amy Roche from Tralee was nominated by Lisa Curran for all her amazing help with Lisa’s 10-year-old son Christopher who […]

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Homes in The Belfy, Clogher Lí and

Some Tralee Homes To Be Without Electricity Today

March 30, 2021 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

HOMES in some Tralee estates in the south of the town will be without power for today and part of tonight due to a network fault. ESB Networks detected a fault in Manor last night and were working on repairing it. However, due to ongoing work, they say around 110 […]

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Less Than Five COVID Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening, 539 Nationally

Less Than Five COVID Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening, 539 Nationally

March 29, 2021 at 5:31 pm Comments are Disabled

LIKE yesterday and Saturday, there were less than five new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this evening. When the number is less than five, the exact figure is revealed the following day on the COVID data hub on gov.ie. There was one additional death and 539 more cases reported […]

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The suspected cocaine seized today in Listowel.

Gardaí Seize €15,000 Worth Of Suspected Cocaine In Listowel

March 29, 2021 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have seized €15,000 of suspected cocaine in Listowel today (Monday). As part on ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Listowel, Detective Gardaí from Listowel and the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit searched a derelict property on Bridge Road, Listowel this morning at around 9.30am. During […]

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Gardaí Warn Of Fake €5 Notes Circulating In Tralee Area

Gardaí Warn Of Fake €5 Notes Circulating In Tralee Area

March 29, 2021 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking to public to be aware of fake notes in circulation in the Tralee area. In the last number of days Tralee Gardaí have been made aware of counterfeit €5 notes changing hands. The notes have been given to a number of fast food delivery drivers in the […]

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Elaine Kinsella.

Radio Kerry Presenter To Co-Host RTE’s Today Show With Dáithí

March 29, 2021 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A RADIO Kerry presenter will team up with Dáithí Ó Sé to co-host the Today show on RTE One next month. Elaine Kinsella, who co-presents Kerry’s Full Breakfast with Andrew Morrissey on weekdays, will join Dáithí to make up an all-Kingdom pairing on April 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th. The Listowel […]

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