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She did it...Sharon Roche with son Joshua, mom Philomena Duggan and other son James at Pearse Park on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sharon’s Headshave In Memory Of Son Seán Helps Open Arms Kerry

September 11, 2021 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman joked that she was feeling “light-headed” on Friday evening after she had her head shaved as a fundraiser for Open Arms Kerry. Sharon Roche wanted to do something special in memory of her son Seán, who died by suicide ten years ago and set up a gofundme […]

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Bríd O'Connor, joined by Ogie Moran and Dick Spring at the launch of Bríd's book, 'Spark' at The Rose Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Bríd Sparks Great Interest In Her Book At Launch In The Rose Hotel

September 11, 2021 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel was the venue on Friday evening for the launch of a powerful book containing the experiences of people who have dealt with life-altering events and how they got their spark back. ‘Spark’ is the brainchild of Killarney native Bríd O’Connor who was inspired to collect the stories […]

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Looking forward to the Tralee Toastmasters online open meeting to be held on September 20, were, from left; Paul Fitzgibbon, James Finnegan, John McGillycuddy, Lily Tangney and Sergey Udaltsov. Photo by Dermot Crean

Toastmasters To Hold Open Meeting Online To Attract New Members

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Toastmasters are holding a virtual Open Meeting over Zoom on Monday, September 20 at 8pm. The meeting is open to any members of the public with an interest in developing their public speaking abilities. Details of how you can login to the Zoom meeting will be shared on the […]

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Know Your Rights: Student Grants And Renting 

Know Your Rights: Student Grants And Renting 

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Supports Available It’s that time of year where parents and their school leaving children are preparing for going to college for the first time. The main financial support for […]

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Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

Finnegan On Films: Murder, Intrigue And The Mob

September 11, 2021 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks three movies to enjoy on RTE and TG4 this week… You can’t beat an Agatha Christie murder mystery on a Saturday night and Murder on the Orient Express (Saturday 9.40pm RTE One) is a classic of the genre. This is the most recent film […]

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Gardaí Say Post-Mortems On Lixnaw Family Completed And Investigations Continue

Gardaí Say Post-Mortems On Lixnaw Family Completed And Investigations Continue

September 10, 2021 at 5:49 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Listowel are continuing with the criminal investigation into the fatal incident at a domestic residence at Kilfeighney, Lixnaw, on Tuesday evening. The post mortem into the remains of Eileen O’Sullivan, 56 years, Jamie O’Sullivan, 24 year and Maurice O’Sullivan, 63 years, have concluded and the results of which […]

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Pictured at the launch of the in Listowel were Deirdre Hegarty (Healthy Kerry Coordinator), Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Jimmy Moloney, Geraldine O'Sullivan (Manager Kerry Volunteer Centre), Donagh Hennebry (Chair of Interagency Steering Committee/Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention) and John Drummey, (Kerry Mental Health Association). Photo: Pauline Dennigan

Free Events For Kerry Mental Health And Wellbeing Fest

September 10, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE programme of free events for the 2021 Kerry Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest has been launched with a range of activities to suit all ages from October 9-16. The key focus of the #KerryMHWFest is to promote mental health and wellbeing in Kerry through a fun and interactive programme […]

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Cllrs Say Funding For Keeping Greenway Clean Must Come From Central Government

Cllrs Say Funding For Keeping Greenway Clean Must Come From Central Government

September 10, 2021 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE MD councillors said funding must be provided for cleaning up litter on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway when it opens next year. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, About Cllr Terry O’Brien asked could the Council  establish a routine to ensure that the walk […]

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Celebrating being named Deloitte Best Managed Company From left to right, Neil Fitzgibbon, Christine Ahern, Paul Fitzgibbon, Tracey Mangan, Paddy Kelly, Amie Kavanagh, Richard Sharp.

Ard Rí Group Named One Of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies

September 10, 2021 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ard Rí group, headquartered in Tralee, have been chosen once again as a winner in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies awards 2021. The awards ceremony was streamed online on Wednesday and this year’s awards theme was ‘Adapting to Change’. Company CEO, Paul Fitzgibbon, sees the award as a recognition […]

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Tralee LEA COVID Incidence Rate Falls Below National Average

Tralee LEA COVID Incidence Rate Falls Below National Average

September 10, 2021 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 147 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, September 6, according to figures available on the Government’s COVID-19 data hub. This is a 14-day incidence rate of 444.9 per 100,000 of the population, below the national […]

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Emily O'Donoghue.

Two Best Dressed Events For Listowel Races

September 9, 2021 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL Race Company officially announced details of not one – but TWO – spectacular Best Dressed Events to be held on the racecourse over the forthcoming Harvest Racing Festival which takes place from September 19-25. Making a most welcome return again this year, is one of Ireland’s most prestigious best […]

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UHK Postpones Elective Surgeries Scheduled For Today And Friday

UHK Postpones Elective Surgeries Scheduled For Today And Friday

September 9, 2021 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

MANAGEMENT at UHK have made a decision to postpone all elective surgery, with the exception of time critical cancer surgery, up until and including Friday, 10th September. This is due to the increased demands on the hospital, as the Emergency Department (ED) at University Hospital Kerry is exceptionally busy. They say […]

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Cllr Calls For Traffic Lights At Caherslee Estate

Cllr Calls For Traffic Lights At Caherslee Estate

September 9, 2021 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were calls for traffic lights to be installed at a busy intersection from a housing estate onto a main road in Tralee. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District  of Kerry County Council on Monday, Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy called for the local authority to consider a traffic light […]

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One of the works which forms part of the exhibition.

New Arts Exhibition For Children Opens At Siamsa Tíre This Month

September 9, 2021 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has announced  a new arts exhibition for children, showcasing the breadth of talent in contemporary Irish illustration while retelling the story of Samhain (Halloween) for a new generation. ‘Samhain’, an exhibition that will run at Siamsa Tíre from September 23 to November 21 as part of the planned Samhain […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Any Information In Relation To Suspected Murder-Suicide In Lixnaw

Gardaí Appeal For Any Information In Relation To Suspected Murder-Suicide In Lixnaw

September 8, 2021 at 4:32 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Listowel have commenced a criminal investigation into a fatal firearms incident which occurred at a domestic residence near Lixnaw, yesterday. At approximately 8.30pm, yesterday Tuesday, Gardaí in Listowel received a call from a member of the public concerned for the residents of a domestic dwelling at Kilfeighney, Lixnaw. Local […]

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Concerns About Parking Facilities In Tralee And Fenit When Greenway Opens

Concerns About Parking Facilities In Tralee And Fenit When Greenway Opens

September 8, 2021 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

CONCERNS were expressed that parking problems at Mounthawk will be exacerbated when the Tralee-Fenit Greenway fully opens next year. At Monday’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris asked were there any plans in place to allocate more parking spaces at the […]

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Sharon Hayes President of Tralee Rotary Club presents a cheque for €500 to Rose and Karen O'Flaherty. Also included is Dr Daniel Onyekere and Michael Slattery from Tralee Rotary.

Tralee Rotary Donates To Help Rose Bloom Campaign

September 8, 2021 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary has helped out a young girl who is battling a serious illness. Four year old Rose O’Flaherty from Ballymac lives with Type 1 Spinal Muscular Athrophy (SMA). Currently there is no cure for SMA, but there are treatments available to manage symptoms and reduce discomfort. A group of family, […]

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Cllr Wants Improved Approach To Policing In Tralee Town Park

Cllr Wants Improved Approach To Policing In Tralee Town Park

September 8, 2021 at 12:24 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor is calling for the local authority and the Gardaí to come together to formulate a better plan for policing in Tralee Town Park. Speaking at the Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday, Labour Cllr Terry O’Brien said there has been a lot of […]

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Aisling Byrne, with Yvonne and Eddie Byrne and Aoife McDonald, at the CBS Primary School Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former CBS Primary Pupils Meet Again For Confirmation Day

September 8, 2021 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THEY may be attending the various secondary schools around town now, but the CBS Primary School ‘Class of 2021’ had a very good excuse to meet up again on Saturday. The occasion was their belated Confirmation Day at St John’s Church and families were blessed with the weather as they […]

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WATCH: Short Documentary On War Of Independence Ambush In West Kerry

WATCH: Short Documentary On War Of Independence Ambush In West Kerry

September 8, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE site of a significant event in the War of Independence in west Kerry was investigated recently as part of archaeological works on the N86 road improvement scheme, the details of which have been produced in a short documentary which has been published online. Archaeological Management Solutions Ltd. (AMS), who […]

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26 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At Emergency Department In UHK Today

26 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At Emergency Department In UHK Today

September 8, 2021 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 26 patients waiting on trolleys at the Emergency Department of University Hospital Kerry this morning. Nationwide there are 413 admitted patients waiting for beds this morning in the country’s hospitals, according to today’s Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation Trolley Watch. This is the highest number of patients on […]

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Ballymullen Barracks

‘Walk-In’ COVID Testing In Tralee Paused Due To Demand For Tests

September 8, 2021 at 10:26 am 1 comment

THE HSE has paused ‘walk-in’ testing for COVID-19 at the Tralee centre in Ballymullen Barracks. Cork Kerry Community Healthcare took the decision to temporarily suspend the walk-in service to manage the demand for appointments. Demand for tests has risen in recent weeks, leading to long waiting times for walk-ins. People can still […]

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Billy Ryle: Grade Inflation Shows As Kerry Students Receive CAO Offers

Billy Ryle: Grade Inflation Shows As Kerry Students Receive CAO Offers

September 8, 2021 at 10:15 am 1 comment

Unprecedented grades inflation increases CAO points requirements, but Kerry’s applicants sweep up a copious supply of college offers in Round One says Billy Ryle… The record-high Leaving Cert grades have caused a dramatic increase in points requirements for many third level courses for the second consecutive year. There was an […]

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Rainfall Warning Issued But Kerry Should Escape The Worst

Rainfall Warning Issued But Kerry Should Escape The Worst

September 8, 2021 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Rain and Thunderstorm warning for Ireland, but it looks like we’ll escape the worst in Kerry. Scattered heavy downpours and thunderstorms are expected in some areas of the country today, tonight and for a time on Thursday. Localised flooding may occur where the […]

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Former Waterford Player To Be Proposed As New Kerry Hurling Manager

September 7, 2021 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry GAA have announce that Stephen Molumphy will be proposed as the new Kerry Senior Hurling Manager for a two year period (2022/2023) to the County Committee for ratification later this month. Molumphy’s selectors / coaches include Pat Bennett and Shane Briggs respectively, and in a statement issued this afternoon, Kerry […]

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Walk-In COVID Vaccination Clinic In Tralee This Week

September 7, 2021 at 1:26 pm 1 comment

PEOPLE will be able to avail of walk-in COVID vaccination clinics in Tralee and Killarney this week. If you are eligible for a Pfizer BioNtech vaccine you can receive a first or second dose at either the Kerry Sports Academy in Tralee or Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre, without an appointment, […]

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Kerry People Invited To Nominate A Local Volunteer In Sport Hero

Kerry People Invited To Nominate A Local Volunteer In Sport Hero

September 7, 2021 at 1:15 pm 1 comment

EBS and the Federation of Irish Sport have launched this year’s Volunteers in Sport Awards, which recognise and support the army of volunteers in sport and physical activity in local communities across Ireland. Kerry people are invited to nominate their everyday hero for the Awards which will take place virtually […]

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Council Urged To Display Bye-Laws Relating To Use Of Jet Skis At Fenit

Council Urged To Display Bye-Laws Relating To Use Of Jet Skis At Fenit

September 7, 2021 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council said it is open to arranging a public awareness campaign in relation to the use of jet skis and other leisure craft in Fenit and other parts of the county. The issue was raised in a motion by Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley at the meeting of […]

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Two New Leaving Cert Programmes Launched At Coláiste Gleann Lí

Two New Leaving Cert Programmes Launched At Coláiste Gleann Lí

September 7, 2021 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education, Norma Foley TD was on hand to launch two new Leaving Certificate Programmes at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Friday. The new programmes are Computer Science and Physical Education and will be offered from this year to Senior Cycle students at the school.The two new courses are being […]

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Sean McCannon, with Mike and Joyce McCannon, at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day For Scoil Eoin’s Class Of 2021

September 7, 2021 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a long time coming, but Confirmation Day finally arrived for the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Class of 2021 on Saturday. Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church hosted three separate ceremonies to accommodate each of the classes taught by Ms Sugrue, Ms Daly and Ms Curtin. The ex-pupils wore the […]

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