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Draw and share your art from home on National Drawing Day. Photo Manuela Di Grande

Kerry LCYP Encourages People To Get Involved In National Drawing Day

May 8, 2020 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Local Creative Youth Partnership is supporting National Drawing Day on Saturday May 16. Young artists, art lovers, gallery enthusiasts, art students and anyone who loves drawing is being asked to follow The National Gallery of Ireland on social media Facebook @NationalGalleryofIreland, Instagram @nationalgalleryofireland & Twitter @NGIreland for National Drawing […]

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Public Urged To Take Part In ‘Sunrise Appeal’ On Saturday Morning

Public Urged To Take Part In ‘Sunrise Appeal’ On Saturday Morning

May 8, 2020 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND this time last year, thousands of people gathered at the Tralee Bay Wetlands for the annual Darkness Into Light Tralee event in aid of Pieta House. With COVID-19 forcing the postponement of that fundraiser all over the world, the charity is hoping people will support their alternative ‘Sunrise Appeal’. […]

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Chamber Gets 700 Replies To Survey But Needs More Young People To Take Part

May 8, 2020 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has revealed this morning that in less than two days, over 700 people from Tralee have replied to their ‘Let’s Talk About Town’ survey, but they need more input from the next generation. The Survey: https://forms.gle/JJns5p7bQKYLpf4c6 looks to find out from the people of Tralee what is important […]

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No Increase Reported This Evening In Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

No Increase Reported This Evening In Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Kerry

May 7, 2020 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was no increase of in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far in the county remaining at 302. 29 more deaths from the virus were reported this evening in Ireland at the daily briefing from the National Public […]

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Summer 2019- Young people in Tralee enjoying last year’s Imagination Tower Workshops with Kerry LCYP. Photo M Di Grande.

Opportunities For Creatives In Kerry Local Creative Youth Partnership Programme

May 7, 2020 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board is offering opportunities to creatives through the Kerry Local Creative Youth Partnership (LYCP) programme. Kerry ETB is the lead partner in the development of Kerry LCYP, which was established in May 2019  and has been working steadily for some months now to establish opportunities for young […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students who reached the ECO-UNESCO final with their Bia Beo project.

Tralee Projects Among Finalists In ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards

May 7, 2020 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

SEVEN youth projects from Kerry have reached the final of this year’s ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards. Almost 500 applications were received, which is a record breaking number despite the covid interruptions. ECO-UNESCO will be announcing the winner’s virtually on the 21st of May through YouTube live and social media platforms. […]

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Chambers In Kerry Say Government Must Increase Financial Support For Kerry Airport

May 7, 2020 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Chambers of Commerce have said that Kerry Airport will play a major role in rebuilding the tourism industry in the county after the Covid-19 crisis and the Government must increase its financial support to the regional airport. The Chambers of Commerce in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Dingle, Castleisland, Killorglin, […]

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Cllr Calls For ‘Over 70s Only’ Periods For Exercise In Parks

Cllr Calls For ‘Over 70s Only’ Periods For Exercise In Parks

May 7, 2020 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Cathal Foley has welcomed a commitment from management of Kerry County Council to explore ways of providing specific over 70s only time periods at certain parks throughout the county. “At an online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Wednesday, I asked management to consider providing reserved […]

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€14,000 Of Suspected Cocaine Seized In Tralee

€14,000 Of Suspected Cocaine Seized In Tralee

May 7, 2020 at 9:45 am 1 comment

Gardaí have seized €14,000 of suspected cocaine in Tralee, on Wednesday May 6. Shortly after 10pm Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by Gardaí from Tralee Garda Station, executed a search warrant at a house in Lee Drive. During the course of the search Gardaí seized three bags […]

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A Rise Of One In Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

A Rise Of One In Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

May 6, 2020 at 7:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase of one in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far in the county at 302. Thirty-seven more deaths from the virus were reported this evening in Ireland at the daily briefing from the National Public […]

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Competition To Get Your’s Pet’s Portrait And Help Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

Competition To Get Your’s Pet’s Portrait And Help Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

May 6, 2020 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Friday is Guide Dog Day, the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind’s (IGDB) annual fundraising day around the country and the Tralee branch is rising to the occasion with a special idea. This year, the cancellation of street collections and community fundraising means the charity will see a loss […]

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People Living And Working In Tralee Urged To Take Part In ‘Let’s Talk About Town’ Survey

May 6, 2020 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance, supported by TraleeToday.ie, have today launched a survey for the people of Tralee to help support local businesses. To take part in the survey Click Here: https://forms.gle/9zxv8u7jfGLpqqPy7 Kevin McCarthy, President of Tralee Chamber in launching the survey, said; “Our business owners need the support of Tralee people […]

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Eoghan Galvin with his late mother Anne.

Over €6,000 Already Raised For ‘Gally’s Gallop’ In Memory Of Anne

May 6, 2020 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has already raised over €6,000 in memory of his mom as he takes on a running challenge this month. Eoghan ‘Gally’ Galvin is aiming to cover 200km over the course of May in a combination of walking and running in memory of his mother Anne who tragically passed away […]

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Tralee-Based ‘Learn From Leaders’ Launches New eBook For Children

Tralee-Based ‘Learn From Leaders’ Launches New eBook For Children

May 6, 2020 at 10:04 am 1 comment

TRALEETODAY.IE has partnered with Dillon Waste & Recycling to give away 500 copies of ‘My Brilliant Life eBook’ to Tralee children aged 10-15. ‘My Brilliant Life eBook’ is a publication from Tralee based not-for-profit Learn from Leaders. The ebook teaches children six qualities of everyday Irish leaders with stories and […]

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Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry Increases By Three

Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry Increases By Three

May 5, 2020 at 6:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase of three in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far in the county at 301. Twenty-three more deaths from the virus were reported this evening in Ireland at the daily briefing from the National Public […]

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Students Need Clarity On How Leaving Cert Exams Will Operate Says Foley

Students Need Clarity On How Leaving Cert Exams Will Operate Says Foley

May 5, 2020 at 3:48 pm 1 comment

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley says students are being left in the dark on how the Leaving Certificate examinations will operate at the end of the month and clarity is needed from the Department of Education. “Leaving Cert students are currently experiencing unnecessarily heightened levels of stress and anxiety […]

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Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage And Burglary Incidents In Tralee

Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage And Burglary Incidents In Tralee

May 5, 2020 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating criminal damage and burglary incidents in town over the past week. Between Tuesday, April 28 at midday and Wednesday, April 29 at 10am, the door of a vacant house, due for refurbishment at Basin Court, was damaged. No entry was gained. Between Thursday, April 30 at […]

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Kerry Tourism Industry Federation Calls On Government To Safeguard The Tourism Industry

Kerry Tourism Industry Federation Calls On Government To Safeguard The Tourism Industry

May 5, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

WITH visitor numbers to Kerry expected to fall by 78% resulting in 11,300 job losses, the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation (KTIF) has called on government to safeguard tourism in the Kingdom. Among a raft of proposed measures, KTIF has called for a nationwide catalyst package to encourage domestic holidays, once […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

New Helpline For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19 Emergency

May 5, 2020 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW inter-agency group has been established in Kerry to provide support and advice to businesses during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The group is today launching a new business support helpline which will be available to anyone in the retail, tourism, manufacturing, constructions, services and other industries as a […]

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An Increase Of Three In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

An Increase Of Three In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 4, 2020 at 7:04 pm 1 comment

THERE was an increase of three in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far in the county at 298. Sixteen more deaths from the virus were reported this evening in Ireland at the daily briefing from the National Public […]

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An Increase Of One In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

An Increase Of One In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 3, 2020 at 6:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase of one in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far in the county at 295. Nineteen more deaths from the virus were reported this evening in Ireland at the daily briefing from the National Public […]

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The cash an suspected drugs seized by Tralee gardaí on Saturday.

Gardaí Seize Suspected Drugs And Cash In Blennerville Area

May 3, 2020 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested and charged a man following the seizure of €4,700 of suspected drugs and cash in the Blennerville area on Saturday. Following reports of groups gathering and not adhering to social distancing in the Blennerville area, Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a surveillance operation. […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

May 3, 2020 at 12:36 pm 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… Quite lovely… Tralee pic.twitter.com/N4tpe9ZZOh — Patrick Doherty (@Patrick60009713) May 3, 2020 Looking well… Amazing amount of work done by volunteers during the […]

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Chamber Welcomes Supports But More Decisions Need To Be Made

Chamber Welcomes Supports But More Decisions Need To Be Made

May 3, 2020 at 12:03 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has broadly welcomed the range of measures from the Government, announced on Saturday, of additional financial supports for businesses, in particular, SMEs and the sectors most affected by COVID19 The announcements from the Government of new supports will be welcomed by businesses, particularly the announcements on commercial […]

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Roger Harty: A Wise Man

Roger Harty: A Wise Man

May 3, 2020 at 11:56 am 1 comment

IT was many years ago in St Brendans College in Killarney that Fr Horgan asked the class if they could define a wise man. The class went silent and were mystified waiting for an answer when Fr Horgan spoke up; “a wise man is a man who knows that he […]

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Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Increases By One

Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Increases By One

May 2, 2020 at 6:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase of one in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far in the county at 294. 25 more deaths from the virus were reported this evening in Ireland at the daily briefing from the National Public […]

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Finnegan On Films: True Stories To Enthrall On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: True Stories To Enthrall On Netflix

May 2, 2020 at 11:20 am 1 comment

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, has some fantastic films of true stories to recommend on Netflix… AT this unique time, we can only imagine how current events will be depicted in years to come in films and books. After all, there is a great tradition of true life stories being […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Begins Detailed Review On Impact Of Government’s COVID-19 Plans

May 2, 2020 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Senior Management Team met this morning to consider the announcement by An Taoiseach last evening in relation to the roadmap for the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions. Management of the Council has begun a detailed review of the various phases set out in the government roadmap and […]

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An Increase Of One In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

An Increase Of One In Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

May 1, 2020 at 6:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase of one in the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry announced this evening, with the total so far in the county at 293. 34 more deaths from the virus were reported this evening in Ireland at the daily briefing by the Department of […]

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John Drummond and Mick Ryan at the Clash campus on Friday. John Drummond is a cover instructor that delivers on the Commis Chef. John is also the Executive Chef at Gleneagle Hotel. Mick Ryan is the newly appointed Commis Chef Instructor. 

Kerry College Culinary Team Delivers Meals To Services

May 1, 2020 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE culinary team and apprentices at Kerry College – Monavalley Campus have collaborated with the HSE to supply healthy, fresh nutritious meals to the staff at the Civil Defence, Ambulance Service and the COVID-19 Test Centre in Tralee. The meals were prepared at the Clash kitchen this morning, as part […]

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