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Water Mains Works At Pembroke Street To Begin Next Week

Water Mains Works At Pembroke Street To Begin Next Week

January 26, 2023 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water, working in partnership with Kerry County Council, is to begin replacing almost 350m of aged cast iron water mains with new modern pipes along Pembroke Street, Tralee next week. To facilitate safe delivery of the project and manage traffic levels on Pembroke Street, works will be carried out […]

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Ogie Sheehy, ViClarity and Lorraine Hopkins, Enable Ireland

ViClarity Charity Campaign Raises €2,000 For Enable Ireland Kerry Services

January 26, 2023 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED company, ViClarity, concluded its annual charity campaign last week raising €2,000. The ViClarity team completed their scheduled events and challenges to raise funds in aid of local charity Enable Ireland Kerry, Children’s Services. The ViClarity team undertook a number of challenges in the run-up to Christmas, including a detox […]

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Mary Lucey: Filling Out The CAO Application Form

Mary Lucey: Filling Out The CAO Application Form

January 25, 2023 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Mary Lucey of Career Ahead says that while leaving certificate students and their parents are getting frantic around the February 1st CAO close of application date, there is no need for panic… Leaving Certificate students currently only need to focus on two main items prior to that date: • Ensuring […]

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Callan Scully has signed for Kerry FC.

Goalkeeper Becomes Latest Kerry FC Signing

January 25, 2023 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Football Club is delighted to announce shot-stopper Callan Scully has joined the side ahead of the 2023 SSE Airtricity First Division season. Scully, who is 21 years old, has joined up with Billy Dennehy’s senior team ahead of the first game of the season against Cobh Ramblers in Mounthawk […]

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Alex Ainscough.

Kerry FC Signs Central Midfielder From New York Club

January 25, 2023 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY FC has signed 27-year-old central midfielder Alex Ainscough to the squad ahead of the 2023 season. Alex signs from US club Flower City Union, who are based in Rochester, New York and play in the United States third-tier league, the NISA. Previous to that, Ainscough played the game internationally in […]

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Renowned DJs Mark Kavanagh And Eibhlin For Greyhound Bar Gig

Renowned DJs Mark Kavanagh And Eibhlin For Greyhound Bar Gig

January 25, 2023 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE new February Bank Holiday weekend will see renowned DJs at a night of 90s and 00s dance music at The Greyhound Bar. ‘Retrospective’ will see Mark Kavanagh and Eibhlin take to the decks on Saturday, February 4 at the Pembroke Street venue. They’ll be joined by Dollar, Cian Shields […]

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Photo: Tom Bradley

Kerry Badminton Association News

January 25, 2023 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

Kerry Schools Badminton Competition 2023 The Schools Badminton Tournament took place Monday last the 17th of January in the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre. All in all, it was a great turnout from schools across the county. 10 different schools took part on the day with 37 teams entered altogether […]

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Kingdom Swimmers At Gerry Ryan Gala

Kingdom Swimming Club News

January 24, 2023 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Gerry Ryan Memorial Gala A great weekend of swimming was had at the Gerry Ryan Memorial Gala in UL, held over the weekend. The three day invitational Gala welcomed clubs from all over Ireland to compete in LC (Long Course -50m) and provided the first opportunity of the year to […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Over €4.4m In Funding For Kerry County Council In New Community Recognition Fund

January 24, 2023 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING of €4,403,073 for Kerry County Council as been announced today through a new Community Recognition Fund. This initiative is designed to specifically support communities across the country that have welcomed and are hosting families and citizens from Ukraine and other countries. This funding will support the development of facilities […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 24, 2023 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

Result of 12-hole Club-sponsored 3-person Waltz 1. Mary Fitzgerald, Eamonn Fitzgerald, Grainne Sheehy 64 points 2. Mary Savage, Maria O’ Connor, Kathleen Houlihan 59 points 3. Cianan Ferris, David Spring Jnr, Conor J. Foley 58 points (on countback) Fixtures: Sunday 29th January Captains Drive-in. Front 9 Champagne Am-Am. Back 7 […]

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Marisa Reidy of Recovery Haven Kerry collects the proceeds of Ballyseedy Home and Garden’s Christmas collection on Monday from Elizabeth Fearns - PR & Events of Ballyseedy – along with staff Catherine Doolin and Amanda Lynch.

Collection At Ballyseedy Raised Hundreds Of Euro For Recovery Haven

January 24, 2023 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

REPRESENTATIVES from Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support House paid a return visit to Ballyseedy Home and Garden this week where they picked up the proceeds of a very successful Christmas charity collection that was run at the centre throughout December. Hundreds of euro was raised for the charity, and marked […]

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The new estate, Cluain Láir at Lohercannon.

Second Phase Of 94 Housing Units At Lohercannon Won’t Be Delivered Until Late 2026

January 24, 2023 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE next phase of social housing in Lohercannon will deliver an extra 94 units, but they won’t be delivered for around four years. Council management gave an update on the their social housing plans at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors last Thursday. Three housing  schemes by approved housing […]

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Wayne Guthrie.

Austin Stacks Goalkeeper Wayne Guthrie Signs For Kerry FC

January 24, 2023 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY FC has announced that shot-stopper Wayne Guthrie has signed for the side ahead of the 2023 SSE Airtricity First Division season. Guthrie, well known for his time between the sticks for Kerry GAA side Austin Stacks, returns to the game that he has a vast experience of. Having played […]

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Art In The Park Artists Exhibition To Open At Kerry County Museum

Art In The Park Artists Exhibition To Open At Kerry County Museum

January 23, 2023 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

ART in the Park artists, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance, will showcase their artworks for their Off the Rails exhibition titled ‘Our Creative Identities’, in Kerry County Museum, opening on this Thursday, January 26, at 6pm. This year artists were asked to produce work that reflected their own styles […]

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Tralee International Resource Centre Wins National Award

Tralee International Resource Centre Wins National Award

January 23, 2023 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE International Resource Centre won the Pride of Place Awards in the Community Resilience category at an event in the Burlington Hotel Dublin on Saturday evening. Pride of Place is an all-island competition whereby local authorities from across the island of Ireland nominate groups in their communities who they feel […]

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David Moran Retires From Inter-County Football

David Moran Retires From Inter-County Football

January 23, 2023 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

DAVID Moran has announced his retirement from inter-county football. Kerry manager Jack O’Connor said the announcement feels like the “end of an era” and he thanked David for the great memories he leaves us. In a statement issued by David this morning he says; “After a lot of thought, I have […]

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Sponsored: Webinar For Anyone Interested In A Career In Physiotherapy

Sponsored: Webinar For Anyone Interested In A Career In Physiotherapy

January 23, 2023 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

Mary Lucey, from Career Ahead, believes every person can follow their dream career. CAO points, or lack of, should not and will not stop those who are determined! This Wednesday, Mary will host an information webinar for individuals interested in studying Physiotherapy in Ireland with acclaimed Physiotherapist Dr Corinne Evans. While many […]

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Man Dies After Road Traffic Collision Near Castleisland

Man Dies After Road Traffic Collision Near Castleisland

January 23, 2023 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are currently at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle that occurred at approximately 7:50pm on Sunday on the N21 at Killally, Castleisland. The motorcyclist (a man in his 20s) was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries to persons was […]

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Joe O'Connor, Sean O'Shea and David Clifford with Chairman of the Kerry GAA Supporters Club Donie O'Leary at the Kerry GAA Supporters Club Social at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating Kerry’s Success At GAA Supporters Annual Social

January 22, 2023 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

AS they celebrated their 30th anniversary dinner in the Ballygarry House Hotel back in January 2020, little did the folks in the Kerry GAA Supporters Club think they wouldn’t get together again for a social for the next three years. However, a global pandemic tends to scupper the best laid […]

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20 Derelict Sites In Tralee At End Of 2022

20 Derelict Sites In Tralee At End Of 2022

January 21, 2023 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

ONE new site was added and six removed from the Tralee Derelict Sites Register during 2022, leaving a total of 20 properties remaining on the Register at year end. This information was relayed to councillors at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Thursday after a question by Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal […]

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Sponsored: Amazing Membership Offer From Maine Valley Members Golf Club

Sponsored: Amazing Membership Offer From Maine Valley Members Golf Club

January 21, 2023 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

MAINE Valley Members Golf Club have a special offer for new members where they can pay just €800 for membership from January 2023 to June 2024. Maine Valley Members Golf Club was established in June of 2020. It began as an amalgamation of the members of what was the then Killorglin […]

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Call For Council To Buy Buildings To Create Greater Connectivity With Island Of Geese Area

Call For Council To Buy Buildings To Create Greater Connectivity With Island Of Geese Area

January 21, 2023 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE councillor wants to create greater connectivity between the Mall area and the Island of Geese with the purchase of two buildings near Bill Booleys Lane. Fine Gael Cllr. Jim Finucane asked the Council to look at the possibility of purchasing two buildings in Russell Street to enable proper […]

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Know Your Rights: Tax Relief And Other Tax Issues For People Renting

Know Your Rights: Tax Relief And Other Tax Issues For People Renting

January 21, 2023 at 10:23 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… What is the Rent Tax Credit? A new Rent Tax Credit was introduced in December 2022 for people who pay for private rented accommodation. The tax credit is 20% of the […]

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Finnegan On Films: Pets, Rebellion And Cool Tunes On TV Tonight

Finnegan On Films: Pets, Rebellion And Cool Tunes On TV Tonight

January 21, 2023 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, picks three very different films on the box tonight… I MUST immediately make an admission – I love The Secret Life of Pets (Saturday 6.35pm RTE1), not because it is one of the greatest films of all time, but because it is the first film […]

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Samuel Aladesanusi.

Three More Players Added To Kerry FC Senior Squad

January 20, 2023 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY FC has added three more players to the squad ahead of the 2023 SSE Airtricity First Division season. The latest to be announced are Ronan Teahan, Samuel Aladesanusi and Togor Silong, all graduates of the club’s academy season. Eighteen-year-old Ronan Teahan has played for Kerry FC at under 15, […]

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Kerry Ladies Football Team To Face Waterford Announced

Kerry Ladies Football Team To Face Waterford Announced

January 20, 2023 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry ladies begin their Lidl Ladies National Football Division 1 League campaign this Sunday with Waterford providing the opposition at Piltown  GAA Club with a 2pm throw-in. The team has just been announced and is as follows; 1. Mary Ellen Bolger – Southern Gaels 2. Eilís Lynch – Castleisland Desmonds […]

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Extra Flights To Alicante From Kerry Airport This Spring

Extra Flights To Alicante From Kerry Airport This Spring

January 20, 2023 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

SUN worshippers flying from Kerry Airport will be delighted with the news that there will be additional flights to Alicante from Kerry Airport from March 27. Flights to the popular Spanish holiday destination will operate three times a week for the summer season on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays until the […]

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The two sites at Fels Point.

Council To Renew Call For Expressions Of Interest In Fels Point Site

January 20, 2023 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Council is to renew the call for Expressions of Interest in the Fels Point Site in Tralee. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Thursday, Fine Gael Cllr Jim Finucane asked when will the expression of interest for Fels Point Site in Tralee be completed. In reply, Council […]

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Members of Tom Begley's family Kay, Patrick and Niamh (holding the sign) with Anna and Tony Corridon, Frank O'Connor and Haulie Kerins, at the launch of the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k and 5k Run which takes place on January 29. Photo by Dermot Crean

On Your Marks For The Kerins O’Rahillys 10k And 5k Run

January 20, 2023 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

THE family of the late Tom Begley say they are delighted that the annual Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run and 5k fun run will remember the club stalwart. Held in association with FBD Insurance, this year’s run will take place on Sunday, January 29, in honour of Tom who passed away in […]

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The crowds at the Festive Markets at the Island Of Geese on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Talks On How To Expand And Improve Christmas Markets For Next Year

January 20, 2023 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

TALKS are already taking place between the Council and Tralee Chamber about how they can improve and build on the success of the Christmas markets at the Island of Geese in December. Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley had a motion before the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Thursday, […]

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