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Company Delays Plans To Set Up At IDA Advanced Technology Facility In Tralee

January 16, 2020 at 2:53 pm 1 comment

THE UK-based company which announced in 2018 that it would set up a centre in Tralee creating over 100 jobs has now delayed their plans. Representatives from Central Pharma arrived in December 2018 to the IDA Advanced Technology Building at Kerry Technology Park to make the announcement of jobs in […]

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Ballymac Woman To Captain Ireland Again For Six Nations Campaign

Ballymac Woman To Captain Ireland Again For Six Nations Campaign

January 16, 2020 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 26 player Irish women’s rugby squad for the Six Nations was named this morning and Ciara Griffin from Ballymac will once again captain the team. It was more good news for local players with Tralee native Ultan Dillane being named in the 35 man Irish squad for the Six […]

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WATCH: Highlights Of The Tralee CBS Victory In Corn Uí Mhuirí Quarter-Final

WATCH: Highlights Of The Tralee CBS Victory In Corn Uí Mhuirí Quarter-Final

January 16, 2020 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE CBS enjoyed a great win in the Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-final at Fitzgerald Stadium on Wednesday. Bandon Hamilton High School were the opposition but the Tralee lads were up to the challenge and were runaway winners with a 4-13 to 0-7 scoreline. Tralee CBS supplied some highlights of the […]

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‘Puppy Love’ On St Valentine’s Night In The Meadowlands For A Great Cause

‘Puppy Love’ On St Valentine’s Night In The Meadowlands For A Great Cause

January 16, 2020 at 11:05 am 1 comment

THE Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) Tralee Branch have announced that their annual dance will be held again at the Meadowlands Hotel and given that the event will be taking place on St Valentine’s night, Friday, February 14, this year’s theme of ‘Puppy Love’ is very apt. There […]

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Kenmare MD Cllr Gives Support To Norma Foley’s Election Campaign

Kenmare MD Cllr Gives Support To Norma Foley’s Election Campaign

January 16, 2020 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE there was speculation that a local Fianna Fáil councillor would break from the party run as an independent in the general election, he has instead pledged his support for a Tralee councillor. Kenmare Municipal District Cllr Michael Cahill confirmed this morning on Radio Kerry that he will not be […]

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Sponsored: Sigmar Commits To 40 New Jobs in Tralee Office

Sponsored: Sigmar Commits To 40 New Jobs in Tralee Office

January 16, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

LESS than two years after establishing their Centre of Excellence in Tralee, Sigmar Recruitment are seeking to further expand their team in The Kingdom. The 40 new roles will be across recruitment, business development, services and support. Speaking on their hiring plans, Sigmar’s Head of European Recruitment, Shaun O’Shea commented; […]

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Cllr Terry O’Brien Won’t Be Contesting The General Election

Cllr Terry O’Brien Won’t Be Contesting The General Election

January 16, 2020 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLOR Terry O’Brien will not run for the Labour Party in the upcoming general election. In a statement issued this morning, Cllr O’Brien said; “I would like to confirm that I have been approached by the Labour Party to contest the 2020 General Election. “I would have been honoured to […]

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REPORT: Tralee CBS Enjoy Comprehensive Win Over Bandon To Advance To Semi-Final

REPORT: Tralee CBS Enjoy Comprehensive Win Over Bandon To Advance To Semi-Final

January 15, 2020 at 9:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TJ Heaphy of Tralee CBS sent in this report of the school’s win over Bandon Hamilton High School today in the Corn Ui Mhuiri quarter-final… Tralee CBS 4-13 Bandon 0-07 This quarter-final decider of the Corn Ui Mhuiri was played in Fitzgerald Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. With Bandon topping their […]

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Aisling Foley, The Rose Hotel and Claudia Kohler, Kerry County Museum.

Tralee Represented At Major Holiday Exhibition

January 15, 2020 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Tourism Ireland in Germany has kicked off its 2020 programme of promotions at CMT (holiday exhibition) in Stuttgart this week and Destination Kerry were delighted to at the show again this year. Attending the show at the weekend on behalf of Destination Kerry was Aisling Foley of The Rose Hotel […]

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Colaiste Gleann Li students at the Neat Streets conference in The Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Give Input On How To Make Tralee A Cleaner, Greener Town

January 15, 2020 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from all Tralee’s secondary schools were represented at a Neat Streets schools conference ‘The Tralee Town Takeover’ at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday. An Taisce’s Neat Streets programme aims to inspire young people to take environmental action in their town. The Tralee event, which was supported by Kerry County […]

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Luxury Hotel In Kerry Looks For Guests To Stay For Free

Luxury Hotel In Kerry Looks For Guests To Stay For Free

January 15, 2020 at 1:23 pm 20 comments

FANCY staying at a luxury hotel for free? Well a hotel in Kerry is looking for families and individuals to stay as “secret hotel guests” where they will have full use of the hotel, spa and leisure facilities free of charge. The identity and location of the hotel has not […]

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Status Yellow Wind Warning Issued For Kerry

January 15, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE wet and windy weather is making for a miserable January so far weatherwise in Kerry. After the Status Orange warning on Monday, Met Eireann has now issued a Status Yellow Wind warning for Kerry. They say south to southeast winds of 50 to 65 km/hr with gusts 90 to […]

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Deputy John Brassil.

Brassil Hits Out At Lack Of Progress On Killarney Bypass

January 15, 2020 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fail election candidate John Brassil has hit out at what he describes as a lack of interest in Kerry road projects by the last government. Speaking as he launched his 2020 election campaign, Brassil described the lack of progress on the proposed 27 kilometre Killarney Bypass as unforgivable. “This […]

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Cllr Pa Daly

Pa Daly Looks Forward To Contesting Upcoming Election

January 15, 2020 at 9:11 am 1 comment

SINN Féin candidate and Kerry County Councillor Pa Daly said he is relishing the opportunity to represent the people of county if he is elected after the upcoming election. The Tralee man is a first time candidate for the Dáil and is hoping to succeed party colleague Martin Ferris as […]

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Girl Missing From Tralee Found Safe And Well

Girl Missing From Tralee Found Safe And Well

January 14, 2020 at 11:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE girl who had been missing from Tralee has been found safe and well. Elise Mulamba (16) who was missing from the Tralee area since Saturday, January 11, has been located safe and well in Cork.

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Pat Barry (centre) presents the proceeds of the Stradbally Wren to Con O'Connor and Martin O'Sullivan of Pieta House.

Pieta House Receives Cheque After Stradbally Wren Fundraiser

January 14, 2020 at 3:01 pm 1 comment

PIETA House in Tralee was the beneficiary of an event held out west over Christmas. The Stradbally Wren was well-supported and led to a total of €1,600 being raised for the facility at Moyderwell. A dedicated bunch braved the elements on St Stephen’s day and had great fun keeping the […]

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Sonny Foran.

Foran Says North Kerry Village Being Targeted As Location To Settle Feuds

January 14, 2020 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A CANDIDATE in the upcoming general election says that a small North Kerry village is being targeted by unknown individuals from outside the locality to settle feuds. Aontú candidate, Sonny Foran, says he has viewed so-called ‘call out’ clips on social media of groups from outside the area using Causeway […]

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Stephan and Conor O'Sullivan at the Kerry Sports Academy Open Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands See What Kerry Sports Academy Has To Offer At Open Day

January 14, 2020 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 2,000 people visited the Kerry Sports Academy on the grounds of the IT Tralee North Campus on Saturday and they could not help but be impressed by the range of facilities at the building. The Academy is open to the public for membership and ‘pay as you go’, so […]

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Members of Kerry County Council, Tralee Chamber Alliance and students from local schools launching the  public consultation process for the future of Tralee Town Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

Council Invites Public To Have Their Say On Future Of Tralee Town Park

January 14, 2020 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the public are being invited to have their say on the future of Tralee Town Park. Kerry County Council is currently developing a strategic plan for the park and is inviting submissions and opinions from park users and the wider public. Tralee Town Park is one of the […]

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Kerry To Go To The Polls On A Saturday As Election Set To Be Announced

January 14, 2020 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE General Election is set to be announced and the bad news for primary school children (and their teachers) is that they won’t get a day off. Saturday, February 8 is the date when the country will go to the polls, according to many political correspondents this morning, marking a […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Cup Run Comes Up Short Again

January 14, 2020 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell on Warriors exit from the National Cup competition at the semi-final stage in Cork on Saturday… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 65 DBS Éanna 78 WARRIORS hopes of making it to a National Cup Final were dashed when they were taken out at the semi final stage by a very […]

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Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage Incident In Tralee Estate

Gardaí Investigate Criminal Damage Incident In Tralee Estate

January 13, 2020 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are seeking the public’s help after a criminal damage incident in a Tralee estate. On Thursday, January 9, at around 2am, all four tyres of a car parked in a driveway of a house in Gallowsfield were slashed. Gardai are appealing to anyone who heard or saw anything at […]

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Van Containing Stolen Property Seized By Gardaí

Van Containing Stolen Property Seized By Gardaí

January 13, 2020 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are asking people who have been a victim of burglaries or thefts to contact them as they may have recovered their property. Gardaí in Castleisland seized a blue transit van on January 3. It is believed this van was used in a number of burglaries, including in the Ballymacelligott […]

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Carole Ann Clark.

Kerry SciTech And Kerry GAA To Host ‘Momentum 2020’ At Currans

January 13, 2020 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY SciTech and Kerry GAA have joined forces for Momentum 2020, an event taking place at the end of this month at Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence, Currans. “With almost 70 science, technology and engineering companies in the region, Kerry has huge potential as a target location for talent and […]

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Gardaí In Tralee Seek Assistance In Locating Missing Teenager

Gardaí In Tralee Seek Assistance In Locating Missing Teenager

January 13, 2020 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are seeking assistance from the public in locating Elise Mulamba, 16 years, who was last seen in the Tralee area at approximately 1pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Elise is described as being 5 foot 6 inches in height with a thin build and long black hair. […]

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Council Crews Responded To 15 Incidents Of Fallen Trees Around County

Council Crews Responded To 15 Incidents Of Fallen Trees Around County

January 13, 2020 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Local Coordination Group met this afternoon to continue to coordinate the response to Storm Brendan and the Status Orange wind warning for Kerry which is in effect until 9.00pm. Kerry County Council crews have responded to approximately 15 incidents of fallen trees on roads, particularly in the south […]

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In front; Frank O'Connor and Club Chairman Haulie Kerins are joined by club members at the launch of the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k/5k run on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Charlie Kerins To Be Remembered At GAA Club’s Annual 10k/5k Event

January 13, 2020 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS take part in the event every year and the annual Kerins O’Rahillys 10k run and 5k fun run is set to be another big draw on Sunday, January 26. Held in association with FBD Insurance, this year’s run will honour the memory of Charlie Kerins. “Kerins O’Rahillys are delighted to […]

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Jack Grace.

Everything Is Going Swimmingly For Kingdom SC’s Jack Grace

January 13, 2020 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

KINGDOM Swimming Club swimmer Jack Grace recently won gold at the National Irish Short Course (SC) Championships for the 100 Freestyle at the National Aquatic Centre Dublin. This was a huge achievement for the 21 year old Listowel native and another step closer to his dream of making an Irish […]

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Council Asks Public To Take Precautions As Storm Brendan Approaches

Council Asks Public To Take Precautions As Storm Brendan Approaches

January 12, 2020 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is asking the public to take necessary precautions in the light of Met Éireann issuing a Status Orange warning for wind for counties including Kerry. The weather warning, issued yesterday, is in effect from 7am to 3pm on Monday, 13 January and Met Éireann says that as Storm Brendan […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

January 12, 2020 at 12:14 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… The ladies really enjoyed their weekend… The Roses of Tralee meet up every year for their own special reunion. That’s 1959 Rose […]

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