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Lisa Tobin and Helen Edgar at the Kingdom Comic Fest at the Brandon Hotel on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Crowds At The Brandon For Kingdom Comic Fest

October 6, 2019 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were huge crowds at the Brandon Hotel yesterday for the Kingdom Comic Fest. Some people really made the effort by dressing up as their favourite characters at an event which was a must for anyone with an interest in so-called ‘geek culture’. There were vendors selling all kinds of […]

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Cathal Foley, Cllr Pa Daly, Pearse Doherty TD at the convention on Friday night.

Cathal Foley Pays Tribute To Toireasa Ferris As He Takes Over Her Seat On Council

October 6, 2019 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin members ratified former Tralee Town Councillor Cathal Foley as the person to replace Toireasa Ferris on Kerry County Council at the local branch of the party’s convention in The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Cathal Foley lives in Tralee and works as Parliamentary Assistant to Martin Ferris […]

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Gavin O'Brien reaches highest in the throw-in during the Kerins O'Rahillys v East Kerry game at Austin Stack Park on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahillys Falter But St Brendan’s Advance To Quarter-Finals

October 6, 2019 at 11:05 am 1 comment

THE Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC Round 3 double header at Austin Stack Park produced two very different games on Saturday evening with mixed fortunes for players from Tralee clubs. First up were St. Brendan’s taking on Shannon Rangers and it proved to be a convincing win for the side featuring […]

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Roger Harty: My Greatest Application

Roger Harty: My Greatest Application

October 6, 2019 at 10:58 am 1 comment

I WROTE last week (here) about my greatest awareness being ‘living in the now’ so ergo it should make absolute sense that my greatest application should be practicing ‘living in the Now’. The two key words here are the words ‘should’ and ‘practice’. As Jesus said – ‘The road to […]

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Sponsored: ‘Meet The Makers’ At Amazing Night In Dingle To Celebrate Local Cheese

Sponsored: ‘Meet The Makers’ At Amazing Night In Dingle To Celebrate Local Cheese

October 5, 2019 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

GET a taste for all things Cheese this October with an exclusive event taking place at Dingle Benners Hotel on Friday, October 18, to celebrate the new ‘Taste The Island’ initiative. This special event was designed to celebrate the array of Munster cheese producers who have been handpicked to showcase […]

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At the Kerry Sinn Féin Convention at The Rose Hotel on Friday were Cathal Foley, Toireasa Ferris, Pearse Doherty TD, Cllr Pa Daly and Martin Ferris TD. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Sinn Féin Selects Cllr Pa Daly As Candidate For Next General Election

October 5, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLOR Pa Daly was selected by the membership to go forward as the party’s next general election candidate in Kerry at a packed Kerry Sinn Féin Convention held tonight Friday, October 4, at the Rose Hotel in Tralee. He was nominated by a number of cumainn in the county. The […]

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John O'Sullivan, Kenmare, Eileen Fitzgerald and Marian Walsh, Listowel, at the Kerry Association Dublin/Cork annual get together at The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Members Of Kerry Associations Come Down For Annual Get-Together

October 5, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY people who have been involved in the Kerry Associations of Dublin and Cork are staying in The Rose Hotel this weekend for their annual get-together. It’s the 25th year they have organised the weekend, which takes place in different locations in Munster and is a great opportunity for the […]

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Tralee Jobless Figure Falls In September

Tralee Jobless Figure Falls In September

October 5, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of people signing on the Live Register in Tralee fell by nearly 350 people last month according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office. There were 3,024 people on the register in Tralee in September, down 345 on August’s figure of 3,369. The figure is down […]

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Sponsored: Bank Of Ireland In Tralee To Host Mortgage Information Evening

Sponsored: Bank Of Ireland In Tralee To Host Mortgage Information Evening

October 5, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland will be holding a Mortgage Information Evening in the Tralee branch on Castle Street next Wednesday, October 9. Entrance is free and is open to BOI and non-BOI customers. All we ask is that you register on the link at the bottom of the page so that […]

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Gold And Silver IMRO Awards For Radio Kerry Entries

Gold And Silver IMRO Awards For Radio Kerry Entries

October 5, 2019 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry won Gold and Two Silver awards at the 2019 National Radio Awards last night. They had six nominations at the awards which took place at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny, with ‘Cluas Chiarraí’ from Eoghain Fitzgerald and his students on the Kerry College radio broadcasting course, taking […]

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Know Your Rights: What You Need To Know About Inheritance Tax 

October 5, 2019 at 9:54 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: I have recently inherited some money following the death of a close relative. Will I have to pay tax on it? Answer: If you get an inheritance following a death, […]

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Billy Ryle: The Next Steps After Receiving Junior Cert Results

Billy Ryle: The Next Steps After Receiving Junior Cert Results

October 4, 2019 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Career Guidance Counsellor Billy Ryle says students are entitled to celebrate their Junior Cert results, but they also have some decisions to make about their Leaving Cert choices… After an interminable three-week delay, Junior Cert exam results were finally issued by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) on Friday morning to […]

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Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted In ‘Ireland’s Great Roast’ Awards

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted In ‘Ireland’s Great Roast’ Awards

October 4, 2019 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE institution has been shortlisted in a national competition to find ‘Ireland’s Great Roast’. Kirby’s Brogue Inn makes the final four in the Munster Pubs category for the competition. The Brogue will receive a visit from the team of mystery diners to determine who serves the best roast dinners around […]

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Caoimhe Hussey of Mercy Mounthawk who received her Junior Cert results on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Smiles All Around As Students Receive Junior Cert Results

October 4, 2019 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Tralee’s secondary schools were celebrating today as they received their long awaited Junior Certificate results. There were 1,949 Kerry students in all receiving the results on the day (957 girls and 992 boys) and hundreds of them attend the town schools. There were plenty smiles all around as […]

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Eibh Collins

Packed Schedule Of Screenings And Events For Kerry Film Festival This Month

October 4, 2019 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

CELEBRATING its 20th edition, Kerry International Film Festival has pulled back the curtain on their 2019 programme of films, complete with special events and most of all some very special films. Featuring feature films, documentaries, animation, short film programmes and industry events, the festival will showcase new work from Ireland […]

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Vincent Lynch (in front) of Nolan's Londis on North Circular Road prepares for the 'Row For Rescue' fundraiser next month. Also included at back is Niall Nolan of Nolan's Londis, Julie Conway, Maureen Greaney, Michael Slattery of Kerry Mountain Rescue and Frank O'Brien of Banna Rescue. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Things To Do Around Tralee This Weekend

October 4, 2019 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

While Sunday is a very quiet day on the events front, there’s loads to get up to on Saturday to suit all tastes… Saturday 1. Comic fest fun… The Kingdom Comic Fest will take place at the Brandon Hotel. This is a comic book, pop culture event where there will be […]

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Gardaí Urge Students To Celebrate Junior Cert Results Responsibly

Gardaí Urge Students To Celebrate Junior Cert Results Responsibly

October 4, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are urging students to be mindful about the dangers of drinking and taking drugs as the Junior Cert results are released today. In a statement issued this morning, gardaí said; “Many teens will be in high spirits as they head out to celebrate with their friends this evening and […]

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Search For Missing Windsurfer At Brandon Bay Stood Down After He Turns Up Safe

Search For Missing Windsurfer At Brandon Bay Stood Down After He Turns Up Safe

October 3, 2019 at 8:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A SEARCH by the emergency services was stood down this evening after a missing windsurfer off Brandon Bay turned up safe. He was reported missing at around 7.30pm and the RNLI and Irish Coastguard helicopter were alerted and a search operation launched, co-ordinated from Valentia. However, the windsurfer turned up safe […]

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Sponsored: You Can Bet On A Fun Time At Christmas Party Nights In The Rose Hotel

Sponsored: You Can Bet On A Fun Time At Christmas Party Nights In The Rose Hotel

October 3, 2019 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something fun and different for a Christmas party, then Casino Night at the Rose Hotel is set to be a stylish treat. With the red carpet rolled out, bubbles on ice, scrumptious seasonal food, blackjack tables and festive entertainment, The Rose Hotel has all the ingredients needed […]

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Church Of Ireland To Celebrate 400 Years Of Worship In Tralee This Sunday

Church Of Ireland To Celebrate 400 Years Of Worship In Tralee This Sunday

October 3, 2019 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

REV. Jim Stephens, Rector,  and the Community of St. John’s Church of Ireland, Tralee, have extended an invitation to everyone to join them for a special celebration. Taking place in the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Ashe Street on this Sunday, October 6, at 4pm, a Service of […]

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Cllr Pa Daly

Sinn Féin Kerry To Choose General Election Candidate This Friday

October 3, 2019 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold General Election and County Council conventions in The Rose Hotel Tralee on Friday, October 4 at 7.30pm. The conventions are being held to select a new candidate to run in the forthcoming election and to replace Toireasa Ferris on Kerry County Council. Tralee man, Cllr […]

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Status Orange Wind Warning Extended For Kerry

Status Orange Wind Warning Extended For Kerry

October 3, 2019 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Status Orange Wind Warning has been extended by three hours for Kerry, Limerick, Clare, Galway and Mayo. Storm Lorenzo is continuing to approach of the west coast and later tonight southwesterly winds veering westerly will reach mean speeds 65 to 80km/h with gusts generally of 100 to 130km/h, higher […]

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Sponsored: Open Evening To Showcase The Inclusive, Student-Centred Spirit At Coláiste Gleann Lí

Sponsored: Open Evening To Showcase The Inclusive, Student-Centred Spirit At Coláiste Gleann Lí

October 3, 2019 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

COLÁISTE Gleann Lí post-primary school, on the Clash road, is holding its annual Open Evening on Thursday, October 10 from 5pm to 8pm. The event is open to 5th and 6th class students in local primary schools and their Parents/Guardians. The school promises to be a hive of activity for […]

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Brassil Says Government Needs To Tackle Delayed Discharges At Hospitals

Brassil Says Government Needs To Tackle Delayed Discharges At Hospitals

October 3, 2019 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry John Brassil is warning that more patients will be facing long waits on hospital trolleys this winter unless the government begins tackling the issue of delayed discharges. Deputy Brassil said that following inquiries, more than 3,000 bed days have been lost at University Hospital Kerry […]

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Flights Cancelled At Kerry Airport And ITT To Close Earlier Today Due To Storm

Flights Cancelled At Kerry Airport And ITT To Close Earlier Today Due To Storm

October 3, 2019 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE approaching Storm Lorenzo has caused flight cancellations and IT Tralee will close earlier today due to the weather. Aer Lingus Regional Flights operated by Stobart Air EI3204 at 12.40pm Inbound from Dublin to Kerry and EI3205 2.10pm outbound from Kerry to Dublin have been cancelled and passengers are asked […]

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Kerrie Browne

Woman Who Died In Castleisland-Abbeyfeale Road Crash Named Locally

October 3, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE woman who died in the road traffic collision on the Castleisland-Abbeyfeale road yesterday has been named locally. Twenty-six year old Kerrie Browne from Brosna, who worked as a nurse at University Hospital Kerry, was killed in the road traffic collision involving a jeep and a car that occurred at […]

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Sam Nealon, Fionnuala Ní Mhatúna, Siobhan Ní Mhathúna, Emma Hartnett and Seamus O'Connor at the fundraising barbecue for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association at Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Barbecue At Meadowlands Hotel Held To Help Raise Funds For IMNDA

October 2, 2019 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE members of the team from Meadowlands Hotel are preparing to abseil down Croke Park for a great cause this month. Sam Nealon, Emma Hartnett, Siobhan Ní Mhathúna, Fionnuala Ní Mhathúna and Seamus O’Connor will take on the challenge on Sunday, October 20 to raise money and awareness for Irish […]

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Fenit Samphires To Hold Family Fun Day To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Fenit Samphires To Hold Family Fun Day To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

October 2, 2019 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

FENIT Samphires FC’s 25th year celebration takes place this Saturday, October 5 at Samphire Park starting at 12:30. This is a family fun day celebrating 25 years of the club’s existence with various matches, games, refreshments and fun all day. There will be games starting from 12.30pm, involving teams from […]

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Tralee Tidy Towns Receives €4,000 In Funding

Tralee Tidy Towns Receives €4,000 In Funding

October 2, 2019 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING totalling €55,000 has been granted for 42 Tidy Towns groups in the county. It was announced recently by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD. Tralee Tidy Towns will receive the largest allocation of €4,000, with Killarney getting €3,000, and €2,000 allocated to Dingle, Listowel Ballybunion, Abbeydorney, […]

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Council Says People Need To Take Precautions For Storm Lorenzo

Council Says People Need To Take Precautions For Storm Lorenzo

October 2, 2019 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Severe Weather Management Team met this morning to continue preparations for the impact of Storm Lorenzo on Thursday and Friday, in the wake of Met Éireann issuing a Status Orange wind warning for Kerry. With gusts generally of 100 to 130km/h, higher in coastal regions, and storm […]

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