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Pedestrian Crossing In Ardfert Not Warranted According To Council Survey

Pedestrian Crossing In Ardfert Not Warranted According To Council Survey

January 13, 2022 at 1:47 pm 1 comment

ARDFERT will not be getting a new pedestrian crossing or traffic calming measures anytime soon, as Council officials say they are not warranted. Sinn Féin Cllr. Deirdre Ferris asked for an update on the speed survey, footfall survey and traffic calming measures in Ardfert village, at the online meeting of […]

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Ardfert Cathedral.

Cllr Ferris Wants Ardfert Cathedral To Be Lit Up At Night

November 9, 2021 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor says it is a ridiculous situation that Ardfert Cathedral is not lit up at night. At the recent meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council last week, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris asked management in the Tralee Municipal District to liaise with the OPW and […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Tenants To Finally Get Keys To Homes At New Local Authority Estate

July 15, 2021 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TENANTS at a new local authority housing estate in Ardfert are to be issued with their keys shortly after Irish Water completed the water connection after months of a delay. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris welcomed the news from the Tralee MD housing department at this morning’s special meeting of […]

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Survey To Determine If Pedestrian Crossing Is Needed In Ardfert

Survey To Determine If Pedestrian Crossing Is Needed In Ardfert

July 8, 2021 at 11:55 am 2 comments

THE issue of a pedestrian crossing for Ardfert village was raised again at Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris called on Kerry County Council to prepare a plan for a safe route for pedestrians, including pedestrian crossings, to traverse the roads and access amenities in […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Call For Council To Tell New Estate Tenants When They Can Move In

July 6, 2021 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor expressed her frustration at the delays experienced by tenants waiting to receive their keys at a new housing development in Ardfert. At the Tralee MD meeting on Monday, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris asked could Kerry County Council inform the members when the allocated tenants of the […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Action After Further Water Problems In Ardfert

June 29, 2021 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Councillor Deirdre Ferris has called on Irish Water to bring forward the start date for the connection to the Regional Supply Scheme, expected to start in the Autumn. He call comes following the loss of water to the Ardfert area for the second time in 36hrs. There were breaks […]

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Community Rallies Around Family Of Aoibheann Duffy

Community Rallies Around Family Of Aoibheann Duffy

May 14, 2021 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE local community in Ardfert and beyond have rallied around the family of 11 year old Aoibheann Duffy who died after a road traffic collision while cycling her bike near Abbeydorney on Monday. In response to the tragedy, members of the Ardfert community set up a gofundme page as a […]

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The presentation of funds to Ardfert/Kilmoyley Parish for the purchase of webcams.

€12,600 Raised To Buy Webcams For Ardfert/Kilmoyley Churches

January 24, 2021 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER has set up to help buy webcams to be installed in Ardfert and Kilmoyley churches was a massive success with the community digging deep and to raise €12,600. The Ardfert and Kilmoyley churches are without webcams due to the costs associated with renovations on both churches in the […]

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Fundraiser Set-Up To Buy Webcams For Ardfert/Kilmoyley Parish

Fundraiser Set-Up To Buy Webcams For Ardfert/Kilmoyley Parish

January 8, 2021 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER has been set up to help buy webcams to be installed in Ardfert and Kilmoyley churches. The Ardfert and Kilmoyley churches are without webcams due to the costs associated with renovations on both churches in the last few years. Masses celebrated by Fr Pat Crean Lynch are being broadcast […]

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Fundraising Tractor Run To Pass Through Tralee This Sunday

Fundraising Tractor Run To Pass Through Tralee This Sunday

June 13, 2020 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

TOMORROW will see a convoy of vehicles pass through Tralee, all for a good cause. A vintage tractor run will take place from Ardfert village on this Sunday in appreciation of the staff at University Hospital Kerry. The run will leave the village at 2pm and make its way to […]

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Frustration As Pedestrian Crossing For Ardfert Junction Turned Down Again

Frustration As Pedestrian Crossing For Ardfert Junction Turned Down Again

July 24, 2019 at 1:38 pm 1 comment

TWO councillors expressed their frustration that the Council has decided a pedestrian crossing is not warranted at a busy junction in the centre of Ardfert village. Both Cllr Toireasa Ferris and Cllr Norma Foley both had motions about the issue before the meeting of Tralee Municipal District last week. Cllr […]

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Woman Dies After Road Crash In Ardfert Village

Woman Dies After Road Crash In Ardfert Village

June 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí in Tralee, are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision this morning, Friday June 28th 2019. At approximately 11.25am Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene of a single vehicle collision at Farranwilliam, Ardfert, not far from the junction in the centre of the village. A female […]

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English Choir To Perform In Tralee And Ardfert In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

English Choir To Perform In Tralee And Ardfert In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

May 5, 2019 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

A CHOIR from England will come to Tralee to perform three concerts next weekend with proceeds going to Down Syndrome Kerry. The Gledholt Male Voice Choir from Huddersfield in Yorkshire, which numbers 32 members, is travelling from England to sing in Tralee. They  will be performing three concerts in total, […]

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Camille Ryan, Avril O'Shea, Lily Kirby and Bernadette Tangney at the Vintage Afternoon Tea fundraiser at O'Riordan's in Ardfert on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rolling Back The Years At Vintage Tea Weekend In Ardfert

April 29, 2019 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

PRETTY incredible! With around 280 people converging on Josephine and Patrick O’Riordan’s property over Saturday and Sunday, it was a massively successful Vintage Tea Afternoon at their cottage in Ardfert over the weekend. The cottage adjacent to their home was transformed into vintage tea rooms where everyone was encouraged to […]

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Looking forward to the Vintage Tea weekend in Ardfert were Siobhan Hussey, Josephine O'Riordan, Phil Stack and Patrick O'Riordan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds Expected For Fundraising Vintage Tea Event In Ardfert This Weekend

April 24, 2019 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

A FANTASTIC vintage tea weekend is taking place over the coming weekend in Ardfert and organisers are hoping the public gets behind the unique event. The cottage adjacent to the home of Josephine and Patrick O’Riordan is transformed into vintage tea rooms where everyone is encouraged to dress up in […]

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Cars parked up on the footpath in Ardfert village recently.

Labour Candidate Calls For Action Over Issues In Ardfert

April 9, 2019 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A CANDIDATE in the upcoming local elections has expressed concern about vehicles parking on the footpath in Ardfert village at certain times during the day. Ben Slimm, who is running for the Labour Party in the Tralee Municipal District local elections in May, said he has been contacted by residents […]

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Ardfert To Feature Prominently On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ Tonight

Ardfert To Feature Prominently On RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ Tonight

April 1, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT will get national exposure tonight when RTE’s Nationwide devotes its programme to the village and its history. Mary Kennedy was down recently where she met local film producer, James McCarthy and his wife Catherine, who last year created the two hour film ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’. Mary will […]

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PHOTOS: Full House At Siamsa For Screening Of Film On Ardfert

PHOTOS: Full House At Siamsa For Screening Of Film On Ardfert

November 24, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed theatre for the screening of the new film by local producer James McCarthy and his wife Catherine at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. The couple from Fenit were delighted with the turnout for the two-hour film, ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’, which was two years in the […]

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Premiere Of Film On Ardfert To Take Place In Siamsa Next Week

Premiere Of Film On Ardfert To Take Place In Siamsa Next Week

November 15, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

A SCREENING of the new offering from local film producer, James McCarthy and his wife Catherine, featuring the village of Ardfert will take place next week. The two hour film ‘Ardfert — A Historical Gem’ was two years in the making. The village is steeped in history, from St Brendan […]

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An artist's impression of the proposed new sports facility in Ardfert.

Major Plans For New Sports Facility In Ardfert

October 31, 2018 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW multi-sports facility is being planned for Ardfert. A number of sports clubs in Ardfert village have come together to plan an exciting community sports facility for future generations to enjoy. Ardfert Community Council, Ardfert Football club, Ardfert/Kilmoyley Community Games, Ardfert Youth Club, Athletico Ardfert, St Brendan’s Athletics club […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Night Of 80/90s Music And Great Prizes In Ardfert This Weekend

February 16, 2018 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING 80s/90s disco will take place this Saturday night in Ardfert organised by an local woman to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caroline Wants To Give Something Back After Cancer Ordeal

January 17, 2018 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert woman is organising a 80s/90s disco fundraiser next month to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in her tongue removed at the […]

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PHOTOS: Ardfert Beat St Pat’s To Win St Brendan’s Board Championship

PHOTOS: Ardfert Beat St Pat’s To Win St Brendan’s Board Championship

November 7, 2016 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT was the venue for the St Brendan’s Board Championship final on Saturday and it was the home side who emerged triumphant over St Pat’s by a scoreline of 1-10 to 0-10. Ardfert took full advantage of wind in the first half with Shane Griffin was in flying form helping them […]

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SEAI Launch of One Good Idea.
Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2016

Ardfert Pupils Help Launch National SEAI Competition

September 29, 2016 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT Central National School and Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra pupils helped the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) officially launch this year’s One Good Idea competition. Ardfert are no strangers to success in the competition. Having won the first ever Primary Schools category in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) One Good Idea […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Ardfert Welcomes President Higgins At Unveiling Of Sculpture Of Roger Casement

PHOTO GALLERY: Ardfert Welcomes President Higgins At Unveiling Of Sculpture Of Roger Casement

April 23, 2016 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people turned up in Ardfert village on Thursday afternoon to see Ireland’s first citizen perform a very special unveiling. President Higgins and his wife Sabina came to the village at around 3.20pm on Thursday, after giving the keynote address at the State Commemoration at Banna earlier that morning. He was […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Ardfert Shock All-Ireland Champs St Mary’s

REPORT/PHOTOS: Ardfert Shock All-Ireland Champs St Mary’s

April 17, 2016 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the 2015 All-Ireland Intermediate champs Ardfert knock this year’s winners out of this year’s competition… Ardfert 2-15 St Mary’s 1-16 At half-time in this Intermediate Championship tie, nobody gave Ardfert a chance of winning as they trailed by a point 1-6 to 1-7. Shane Griffin had forced the […]

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Mary Jeffers from Ardfert being handed the keys to a new Nessan Pulser by Helen Geary of Tralee Credit Union. Back Row, David Randles (Randles Brothers Garage), Eileen Kirwin and Mary McElligott. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mary Drives Away In A Brand New Motor Thanks To Tralee Credit Union Draw

April 5, 2016 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert lady is the latest person to drive off with a brand new car courtesy of the Tralee Credit Union members car draw. There was great excitement outside Tralee Credit Union as the latest car draw winner, Mary Jeffers, picked the keys to a brand new Nissan Pulsar. Mary was […]

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Contestants performing at Strictly Come Dancing in aid of Ardfert National School. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ardfert NS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Draws 600 People To Ballyroe

March 27, 2016 at 11:41 am 1 comment

THERE was standing room only at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night for the Ardfert NS Strictly Come Dancing event. After many weeks of practicing under choreographer Joe Burkett, the hard work paid off as the 12 couples took to the floor to show off their moves. Radio Kerry’s Francis Jones was […]

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Anne O'Sullivan, Kerry, 4000 member with Brian Purcell, President CPA Ireland
Institute of Certified Public Accountants Ireland Graduation Ceremony
Iain White/Fennell Photography
Fennell Photography 2015

Ardfert Woman Becomes 4,000th Member Of Accountants Body

December 10, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert woman became the 4,000th member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) at the Institute’s annual conferring ceremony, which took place in Croke Park this week. Anne O’Sullivan, who currently works for Fexco, previously completed a BA and MA in economics in UCC and completed her CPA studies […]

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Martin Hooks A Gold At Bank Of Ireland Start-Up Awards

Martin Hooks A Gold At Bank Of Ireland Start-Up Awards

November 14, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert man’s company has won a Gold Award at the Bank Of Ireland Start Up Awards on Thursday night in Dublin. Martin McGowan’s business, Ullcatch, won the Product Start-Up Of The Year category, mainly due to his product, the Bait Weaver, which is proving enormously popular with anglers. Continued below… […]

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