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Organisers looking forward to the Ballymac Vintage Rally weekend on September 15/16. Photo by Dermot Crean

Great Weekend Of Events Planned For Ballymac Vintage Rally

September 5, 2018 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE newly-formed Ballymacelligott Vintage Club will hold its inaugural rally and family fun day, in the field adjacent to O’Riada’s Bar and Restaurant, on Sunday, September 16. The rally will be preceded on Saturday night, September 15, from 8pm with a ‘pig on the spit’, music and dance at O’Riada’s […]

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Chamber Unhappy With Irish Times Column On Kerry Airport

September 4, 2018 at 5:05 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has extended an invitation to the Editor of The Irish Times to visit Kerry’s Capital via Kerry Airport to learn first-hand the important role the airport plays in the development of the economy in the county. In the newspaper’s ‘Cantillon’ column, the writer suggested it was time […]

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Four IMRO National Radio Award Nominations For Radio Kerry

Four IMRO National Radio Award Nominations For Radio Kerry

September 4, 2018 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has received four nominations for the 2018 National Radio Awards. The annual awards, sponsored by IMRO, recognise the best in Irish radio and include local, national and regional stations in the 32 counties. The 2018 event will take place on Friday, October 5th at the Lyrath Estate Hotel […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Up In August On Same Month Last Year

New Car Sales In Kerry Up In August On Same Month Last Year

September 4, 2018 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 148 new car sales in August, an increase on the same month last year according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was an increase of 23, or around 18 percent, on the figure of 125 from August 2017. So far this […]

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Cllr Sam Locke.

Cllr Calls For Zero Tolerance Approach To Council Tenants Causing Misery In Estates

September 4, 2018 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has called for changes in council tenancy agreements to give more power to the local authority when it comes to dealing with individuals who are making their neighbours’ lives a misery in estates. Speaking at Monday’s Tralee MD meeting, Cllr Locke said residents in estates […]

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The junction at Connolly Park/Rock Street which is to be upgraded before a 28 unit housing estate is completed.

Rock Street/Connolly Park Junction To Be Upgraded Before New Housing Estate Is Occupied

September 4, 2018 at 11:03 am 2 comments

THE busy junction connecting Connolly Park with Rock Street is to be upgraded before a 28 unit social housing development nearby is occupied. Councillors unanimously approved the construction of the estate, which will be located in the lands behind Scoil Eoin Primary School, adjacent to Stacks Villas and south of Connolly Park, […]

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Delegation From Chinese Province Visits Tralee

September 4, 2018 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

A DELEGATION from the Zheijiang Province in eastern China visited Tralee on Friday. The province has a long-standing relationship with Kerry following the establishment of cultural and educational links in 2012 and a Cultural Festival hosted in Tralee in 2015. The political and economic delegation met with the Cathaoirleach and […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Information After Collision Between Young Boy And Cyclist

Gardaí Appeal For Information After Collision Between Young Boy And Cyclist

September 3, 2018 at 5:54 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee are investigating an incident where a young boy was injured when he was involved in a collision with a cyclist in the town centre last week. On Wednesday last, the boy aged between 8 and 10 years was with his parents in the Abbeycourt area at about […]

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Councillors Approve Plans For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Councillors Approve Plans For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

September 3, 2018 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLORS in the Tralee Municipal District have approved plans for the development of a ten-kilometre greenway between Tralee and Fenit. The project will see a continuation of an amenity trail on the outskirts of the town which was developed by Kerry County Council in 2016 and which links Casement Railway […]

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The damaged defibrillator case on The Mall.

Appeal For Information After Defibrillator Cabinet Vandalised On The Mall

September 3, 2018 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for information after the cabinet for the recently installed defibrillator on The Mall was vandalised on Saturday night/Sunday morning. Tralee First Responders put up photos of the damage on their facebook page on Sunday afternoon. The glass on the cabinet was broken, but the defibrillator itself was […]

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Conor O'Grady.

Siamsa Tíre’s Artist In Residence To Give Public Talk

September 3, 2018 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre’s artist-in-residence, Conor O’Grady will be giving a talk on his residency in Tralee and the work he has been undertaking over the last two months. The talk will take place on Thursday, September 6 next at 3pm in the Gallery at Siamsa Tíre and is open to the public and […]

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The Neilus Flynn trophy visits Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Included is Sean Ó Cíosáin, Liam de Staic, Ruairi MacAmhlaoibh and Eoin de Staic. Darren Ó Briain, Principal Ruairí Ó Cinnéide, Aodáin Ó Seanachain and teacher Fearghus Mac Muiris who is manager of the Lixnaw team. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating Hurling And Academic Achievements At The Gaelcholáiste

September 3, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY saw great achievements in the sporting and academic spheres acknowledged at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Abbeydorney won the minor hurling championship over a week ago now and the school has some students who played a part in the victory. Also Briain Mac Amhlaoibh, who completed his Leaving Cert this year at […]

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Launching the Cultural Archive Awards at Tralee Library were Michael Lynch and Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley.

Applications Invited For Cultural Archive Awards

September 3, 2018 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2018 Kerry County Council Cultural Archive Awards application process was launched by Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at the Local History and Archive Section of Kerry Library this week. Applications are invited for the development or preserving an archive with the intended cultural impact of preserving […]

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

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

September 2, 2018 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that July saw 24 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,806,824. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in July was a house in Knockanish, The Spa, for €320,000, while the lowest […]

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Shane O'Callaghan in the ball. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Clubs Advance In County Senior Football Championship

September 2, 2018 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys both enjoyed wins in the first round of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC last night, but St Brendan’s were well beaten by East Kerry. Kerins O’Rahillys travelled to Listowel to play Feale Rangers and came away 3-15 to 0-16 victors. The real damage was done […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

September 2, 2018 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram of Tralee and beyond… If you’d like a photo to feature, just tag #Tralee and we’ll see it… There’s been many fine evenings at this spot… Fine evening in Tralee pic.twitter.com/apuO3AL3i0 — Kerry GAA (@Kerry_Official) September 1, […]

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Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

September 2, 2018 at 12:03 pm 2 comments

I CAME across a saying recently which I thought was very apt – it goes as follows. ‘Long ago there were smart people and dull phones, now we have smart phones and dull people.’ There is a certain truth in that saying that I believe is a little bit close […]

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Jasmine Shah (Special Needs Assistant), Amy Sweeney and Fiona Tangney (Childcare with Montessori) at the Kerry College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony on Friday at the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The KCFE Graduation Ceremony (Part 2)

September 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

AS we reported earlier (click here if you missed it), there were hundreds of people at the Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) Graduation Ceremony at the Brandon Conference Centre yesterday. Students were conferred with QQI awards – both nationally and internationally recognised — in the wide variety of courses […]

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Happy new arrivals at O'Brennan NS on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen And O’Brennan Schools Welcome Junior Infants

September 1, 2018 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO days down, a couple of thousand more to go. Junior infants began their schooldays on Thursday and took no time at all to settle in at Caherleaheen and O’Brennan schools. There were happy faces all around when we called to take a few photos of the the new arrivals […]

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Megan Arnopp, Cora Dowling and Laura Sheahan and Zoe O'Carroll, all completed Beauty Therapy course, at the Kerry College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony on Friday at the Brandon Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Graduation Day For Kerry College Of Further Education Students (Part 1)

September 1, 2018 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

ACADEMIC achievement and personal success was celebrated at the Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) Graduation Ceremony at the Brandon Conference Centre, Tralee on Friday evening. An annual highlight in the college calendar — with over 800 in attendance including the graduates families and KCFE staff — the event marked […]

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Someone Won €500,000 Last Night With A Ticket Bought In Kerry

Someone Won €500,000 Last Night With A Ticket Bought In Kerry

September 1, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

SOMEONE who bought their ticket in Kerry is today celebrating a massive €500,000 EuroMillions Plus win from last night’s draw. And the owners of the Spar shop in Caherciveen which sold the winning ticket proved it has the Midas touch as they sold a Lotto ticket that shared a mega […]

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Know Your Rights: Getting Married Abroad

September 1, 2018 at 10:07 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: My partner and I are planning to get married abroad next year. What do we need to do? Answer: You should contact the civil registration office in the country in […]

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McCann At The Movies: ‘BlacKkKLansman’ Is One Of The Year’s Best Films

McCann At The Movies: ‘BlacKkKLansman’ Is One Of The Year’s Best Films

September 1, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

John McCann says ‘BlackKklansman’ is a powerful feature from veteran director that may well be one of 2018’s finest features… After enjoying the exploits of Denzel Washington last week in ‘Equalizer 2’ this week, it was the turn of Washington Jnr, John David Washington and Adam Driver in Spike Lee’s […]

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Here’s The Kerry Minor Team For Sunday’s All-Ireland Final

August 31, 2018 at 10:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY minors are attempting the unprecedented this Sunday in Croke Park as they look for their fifth All-Ireland title in a row. The eyes of the whole county will be on the young footballers on Sunday at 1.15pm on TG4 while there will be a couple of thousand lucky tickets […]

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All smiles at Listellick NS. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All Smiles From The New Arrivals At Listellick School

August 31, 2018 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY had all settled down at Listellick NS by the time we visited the new arrivals on Friday. Ms Ríona Ruane will certainly be kept busy with 30 new pupils in her junior infants class at the school on the hill. “We had no tears yesterday and we have a […]

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Worst August Ever For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

Worst August Ever For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

August 31, 2018 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS month has been the worst August on record for overcrowding at University Hospital Kerry, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisations (INMO) has revealed today. The INMO’s monthly Trolley Watch analysis shows that 300 admitted patients were forced to wait on chairs or trolleys in August 2018 at UHK – an […]

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Gemma Sugrue with Jenny Greene.

Jenny Greene And RTE Orchestra Back In The INEC This Winter

August 31, 2018 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  LAST year they lifted the roof off the INEC Killarney with two sell out shows and now 2FM Live with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra are returning to the INEC Killarney on Friday 7 December to do it all over again. The collaboration has sold out shows all over the […]

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New arrivals at Presentation Primary having fun on their first day at school. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Day At School Around Tralee

August 31, 2018 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

JUNIOR Infants familiarising themselves with their surroundings on Thursday as they began their education at schools around town. At Moyderwell Mercy there were 52 children in the two classes getting to know each other and their teachers, Ms Sarah Daly and Ms Ciara O’Sullivan. There were a few anxious little […]

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Junior Infants at Scoil Eoin on their first day at school, on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Welcomes Excited New Arrivals

August 31, 2018 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE largest primary school in Tralee saw dozens of new arrivals on Thursday as junior infants began their educational journey. The parents were more nervous than the little ones, as over sixty children settled into the three classes at Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh. The children weren’t long settling in once […]

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Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

August 30, 2018 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is to be a candlelight vigil held next month, with those who have been affected by suicide encouraged to come down to Pearse Park to remember those  they have lost. The event will take place on World Suicide Day, September 10 at 8.30pm in the with members of the […]

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