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Anthony O'Toole and Deirdre McClune, judges with Foodie Destinations, sampling some of the dishes from Cyrena, Angeline, Maeve and Caitlin Ong of Tamarind Restaurant in Tralee at the marquee in the Square on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Foodie Destination Judges Sample Cuisine From Tralee Businesses

August 8, 2019 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO judges from the Foodie Destinations 2019 Awards were in Tralee this morning for a tour of food businesses and to sample some wonderful cuisine. Tralee is one of the nine finalists vying for the title this year and part of deciding the winner is a public vote and people […]

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Mikey Sheehy and Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry with Carraig Donn store manager Catherine O'Sullivan and stylist Danny Leane looking forward to the fundraiser on Friday, August 16. Photo by Dermot Crean

Night Of Style At Carraig Donn For Comfort For Chemo Kerry

August 8, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL charity will benefit from an event at a Tralee store next week. Carraig Donn on Bridge Street will host a customer evening on Friday, August 16, from 6pm to 9pm with Comfort For Chemo Kerry receiving proceeds from a raffle, while there will also be donation buckets […]

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WATCH: Tommy Walsh Talks To Tommy Bowe About His Career And Kerry Football

WATCH: Tommy Walsh Talks To Tommy Bowe About His Career And Kerry Football

August 8, 2019 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the All-Ireland semi-final against Tyrone just days away, Kerry star Tommy Walsh features in a new video talking to Tommy Bowe about his career, the tradition of Kerry football and the new generation on the rise. It’s part of the #thatoneday series produced by Eir. Have a look at […]

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A still from one of the videos of the Audi 7 in Kerry.

Hundreds Of Motor Journalists Fly Into Kerry To Test Drive New Car

August 8, 2019 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

AUDI chose Kerry as its base to showcase the new Q7 to motor journalists from around the world. Over a two-week period from the July 16th to 27th, journalists came to the county from as far away as the Middle East, Canada, China, Japan and Europe to test drive the […]

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Shannon ABC Secures Over €1m In Funding

Shannon ABC Secures Over €1m In Funding

August 7, 2019 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SHANNON Applied Biotechnology Centre (ABC), an Enterprise Ireland funded Technology Gateway, has been awarded in excess of €1 million for new equipment to help support Irish companies. Shannon ABC is a collaboration between Institute of Technology Tralee and Limerick Institute of Technology, and works with companies in the Life Sciences, […]

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Launching Sunflower Day were Palliative Day Unit were, in front; Joe Hennebery, Deirdre Walsh and Breda Moynihan. At back; Andrea O'Donoghue, Ruth Bowler, Maura Sullivan, Pat Doolan Margaret O'Shea and Patricia Heffernan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over €43,000 Raised For Kerry Hospice From Sunflower Days In Kerry

August 7, 2019 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation has thanked their volunteers and the generosity of the public across the region as it’s been revealed €43,665 has been raised during the two-day fundraising event. This year marked the 29th year of the fundraising campaign and €739,411 was raised nationally on June 7/8. “Hospice Sunflowers […]

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Hundreds Of Elderly Patients Waited Over 24 Hours In UHK’s Emergency Dept In First Half Of 2019

Hundreds Of Elderly Patients Waited Over 24 Hours In UHK’s Emergency Dept In First Half Of 2019

August 7, 2019 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has said the health of older patients is being put at further risk as figures released by the HSE showed 385 Kerry patients had to wait over 24 hours for care in University Hospital Kerry’s Emergency Department in the first six months of the […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Thursday Night

August 7, 2019 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT won’t be so bad though in Kerry. Met Éireann have issued a Status Yellow Rainfall warning for Munster and Leinster for Thursday night and Friday morning. While Thursday itself will be a bright, warm and dry day, with temperatures reaching 21º, they say heavy rain will spread from the south […]

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Contestants Lauren Murphy, Katie Nagle, Tara Dore and Ciara Kelly. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ 2019 Contestants

August 7, 2019 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks GAA club unveiled their Strictly dancing team for 2019 on Tuesday night at their Club in Connolly Park. Fourteen couples will take to the dancefloor at the Dome on Saturday, August 31 and perform in front of a live audience and a team of judges. In 2011 the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Thefts And Burglaries In Tralee Area

Gardaí Investigate Thefts And Burglaries In Tralee Area

August 7, 2019 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are seeking any public assistance with their investigations into thefts and burglaries in the Tralee area. On Wednesday, July 31, between 11.45am and 1.30pm, a house in Oakpark was entered via a rear window. The house was ransacked and although no damage was caused, a substantial quantity […]

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Kerry TD Says Something Must Be Done To Allay ‘Back To School’ Costs

Kerry TD Says Something Must Be Done To Allay ‘Back To School’ Costs

August 7, 2019 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry, John Brassil, has called on the Government to tackle the soaring costs associated with sending children to primary and secondary schools. Deputy Brassil said the Government must listen to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Education and Skills which has outlined a number of measures to […]

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Information Day At Kerry ETB Training Centre For Those Interested In A Career In Accountancy

Information Day At Kerry ETB Training Centre For Those Interested In A Career In Accountancy

August 7, 2019 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

ANYONE interested in a career in accountancy is advised to head along to the Kerry ETB Training Centre at Monavalley this afternoon (Wednesday). An information day will take place from 12noon and 4.30pm where those visiting will learn about an Accounting Technicians Ireland Certificate for Accounting Technicians course which begins […]

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Man Injured In Fight At Walkway In Tralee

Man Injured In Fight At Walkway In Tralee

August 6, 2019 at 4:23 pm 1 comment

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses after a man was taken to hospital with a suspected broken nose after a brawl at a walkway in Tralee last week. On Wednesday, July 31, at approximately 7.30pm, a fight took place at the Lee Walkway behind the Aqua Dome. A large group of […]

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Here’s How To Spot Fake €50 Notes In Circulation In Kerry

Here’s How To Spot Fake €50 Notes In Circulation In Kerry

August 6, 2019 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have asked the public to check a particular feature on their €50 notes to determine if they are counterfeit or not. A number of the fake notes have surfaced in Tralee, Killorglin and Dingle recently, but gardaí say it’s a countywide and indeed a countrywide problem. According to gardaí, […]

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Jobless Figure Rose Again In Tralee Last Month

Jobless Figure Rose Again In Tralee Last Month

August 6, 2019 at 11:43 am 1 comment

THE Tralee Live Register figure for July rose again last month, according to data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). There were 3,414 signing on in Tralee in July compared to 3,328 in June, an increase of 86. The figure is 10 per cent less than July 2018 when there were […]

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I láthair ag Searmanas Lios Mhic Easmainn ar an Satharn seo caite bhí Caitlín de Brún, Celene Slattery, Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa agus John Mason.

PHOTOS: Gathering Remembers Roger Casement In Ardfert

August 6, 2019 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

By Brian Caball A GATHERING of up to 40 people attended the Roger Casement Commemoration in Lios Mhic Easmainn on Saturday last. The patriot’s execution in Pentonville Prison, London, 103 years ago to the day, was recalled and his humanitarian work in The Congo and in The Putumayo as well […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT: St Brendan’s Beat Crotta To Advance In Championship

August 6, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched St Brendan’s just get over the line against Crotta in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 2 replay yesterday in Austin Stack Park… St Brendans 2-11 Crotta O’Neills 1-13 Crotta O’Neills haven’t exited the championship with this one point loss today but it must surely put a […]

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Sinead Leane, Regina Dalton, Jacqueline Crowe, Sean Henchy and Padraig O'Mahony at the Barbecue Fundraiser for Recovery Haven at Benners Hotel on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Enjoying The Barbecue At Benners For Recovery Haven

August 4, 2019 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away from Benners Hotel on Saturday night as a fundraising barbecue for Recovery Haven was held in the Courtyard area. Guests were reflecting on Kerry’s victory over Meath as they munched on delicious food and enjoyed the great music. The evening kicked off with a Prosecco reception […]

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

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

August 4, 2019 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that June was a very busy month for sales with 32 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €5,174,520. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in June was a house […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

August 4, 2019 at 11:02 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… High tide causing problems… Cattle stranded near Blennerville this evening due to the high tide #Tralee #cattle #stranded pic.twitter.com/NfYXYwRiHM — AgritimeRK (@AgritimeRK) […]

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Roger Harty: Everywhere And Nowhere

Roger Harty: Everywhere And Nowhere

August 4, 2019 at 11:01 am 1 comment

I HEARD a story once and I believe it’s true about a man who built a large hotel above in Cavan. In a bar one night someone asked him “how come you built such a grand hotel in the middle of nowhere?” and the reply was very simple yet profound. […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning For Kerry

August 3, 2019 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT looking good. After some fine weather of late, there’s a lot of rain on the way tomorrow according to Met Eireann. They’ve issued a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Kerry, Galway and Clare. We can expect heavy downpours during Sunday, possibly prolonged, which will lead to rainfall accumulations of […]

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Andrew Ong outside his Tamarind Restaurant on Matt Talbot Road.

Sponsored: Tantalising Tastes Of Asia At Tamarind Restaurant

August 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT’S been delighting lovers of Asian food in Tralee for the past 14 years so it’s no wonder people come back time and time again to Tamarind Restaurant. The business on Matt Talbot Road has been dishing up tantalising Malaysian, Thai and  Chinese specialities since 2005 when Andrew Ong […]

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Mike McCannon, Ciaran O'Connor, Ed O'Regan and Sebastian Vasiu with younger members of St Brendan's Park FC at the launch of the U11/U12 tournament which takes place on August 31. Photo by Dermot Crean

Soccer Club To Host Charity Tournament Later This Month

August 3, 2019 at 1:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE soccer tournament is to take place at the end of August to raise funds for BUMBLEance. St Brendan’s Park FC will host the event for U11/12 teams from all over the county and in Cork, Clare and Limerick, at their pitches in Cahermoneen on Saturday, August 31. “We […]

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Brian Burnie and his Bluebell bus.

Charity Trekker Brings His Bluebell Bus To Tralee

August 3, 2019 at 12:16 pm 1 comment

A BRITISH charity trekker has arrived in Kerry with a large blue double-decker bus as part of a 7,000 mile walk for cancer patients. Brian Burnie has walked 3,607 miles around the coastline of Scotland, Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Wales and Ireland. This week, Brian Burnie, 75, has hiked to Tralee […]

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Pictured were --  Mary McCarthy , Mena Cahill , Brian Sheehy from Tralee and Derek Rusk Manor West .  
Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park welcomed over 100 cyclists from the 18th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ held in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) and individual beneficiaries . This was the second year the tour used Manor West as its Tralee stop off point. Manor West and the DSI Kerry branch planned a range of fun activities for the day's celebrations and saw great crowds turn out to welcome the cyclists. T  he four day charity cycle aims to raise €250,000 for DSI, with funds going towards providing vital services and facilities for people with Down syndrome across Munster.
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Tour De Munster Set For A Warm Welcome At Manor West

August 3, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome cycling legend Seán Kelly and over 100 amateur cyclists to Tralee on the second day of the 600km Tour de Munster charity cycle tomorrow, (Friday August 9). This will be the third year that Manor West has hosted the tour in […]

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Know Your Rights: One-Parent Family Payment

August 3, 2019 at 10:24 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… Question: What is the One-Parent Family Payment? Answer: The One-Parent Family Payment (OFP) is a means-tested social welfare payment for men and women under 66 who are bringing children up without the […]

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Castle Street is open again. Photo: Bailys Corner/Facebook

Castle Street Reopens To Traffic…And Baily’s Corner Is Open Too

August 2, 2019 at 8:50 pm Comments are Disabled

CASTLE Street has reopened to traffic after almost a month closed…and so has Baily’s Corner. The street had to be closed  following a structural assessment of the building on Castle Street and a subsequent consultation with An Garda Síochána back on July 6. Baily’s Corner broke the news on their facebook […]

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Children taking part in the 'Lost Palace of Lixnaw' Project this summer.

‘Lost Palace Of Lixnaw Project’ Engages Local Community

August 2, 2019 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Lost Palace of Lixnaw project by Richard Walsh has had a busy summer so far with May and June workshops in Lixnaw Boys School and Drumclogh NS focussing on the 18th century history of Lixnaw. The Arts Office/Creative Ireland Kerry and the Architecture Conservation Office at Kerry County Council […]

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At the launch of an upcoming fundraiser at Killarney Racecourse for Kerry Hospice Foundation were, from left, Colm Cooper, Joe Hennebry, Kerry Hospice, Mike McCarthy, fundraising committee chairman, Donal Sheahan, Megan Daly Tyrrell, marketing manager, Killarney Racecourse and Darran O’Sullivan.
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Sporting Greats To Attend Kerry Hospice Fundraiser

August 2, 2019 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A GALAXY of sporting greats will attend a very special fundraising event at the Killarney Race Festival on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 21, with all proceeds going to Kerry Hospice / Palliative Care. Amongst those attending from the world of Horse Racing and GAA will be Barry Geraghty, Pat […]

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