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Ballybunion Men's Beach.

Two People Have Died In Drowning At Ballybunion Beach

August 4, 2022 at 8:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAN and a woman have drowned at Ballybunion beach this evening. The man was taken from water at the Men’s Beach shortly after 6pm but efforts to revive him failed. The woman’s body was recovered minutes later. The man is aged in his 5os and  the woman in her […]

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Funding For Facilities At Fenit, Castlegregory And Ballybunion Beaches

Funding For Facilities At Fenit, Castlegregory And Ballybunion Beaches

April 15, 2021 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING has been made allocated to create three centres for outdoor water-based activities in Kerry. Centres at Ballybunion Beach, Fenit Beach and Magherabeg Beach will be enhanced with hot showers, changing and toilet facilities, secure storage, induction spaces, equipment washdown and orientation points. They will be fully wheelchair accessible and […]

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New Public Toilets Opened At Men’s Beach In Ballybunion

New Public Toilets Opened At Men’s Beach In Ballybunion

August 5, 2020 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new public toilets at the Mens’ Beach in Ballybunion were opened by Cllr Michael Foley, Cathaoirleach of Listowel Municipal District on Friday last. The toilets were funded under the 2017 Town & Village Renewal Scheme with a grant investment of €200,000 with match funding coming from the Strategic Community Support Fund […]

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Popular North Kerry Beach To Get New Toilet Facilities

Popular North Kerry Beach To Get New Toilet Facilities

April 16, 2019 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a beach hugely popular with the people of north Kerry and now the facilities there are set for an overhaul. Facilities at Ballybunion’s Men’s Beach are due to be improved soon with the demolition and replacement of the existing toilet facilities. As part of a major redevelopment of the […]

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Funding Announced For Stretch Of Road Between Tralee And Ballybunion

Funding Announced For Stretch Of Road Between Tralee And Ballybunion

February 1, 2019 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING of €300,000 from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport is to go towards works to prepare the R556 Dale Road for full reconstruction. Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin welcomed the funding which is part of an […]

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Another Big Lotto Win In Kerry Last Night

Another Big Lotto Win In Kerry Last Night

January 20, 2019 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE National Lottery is this morning appealing to its Lotto players in Kerry to check their tickets to see if they have landed a big prize last night. One Kerry player came agonisingly close to hitting the €5.2 million Lotto jackpot, but won €289,861 after matching five numbers and the […]

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Over €10k Raised For Two Organisations After 24-Hour Hydrobike Challenge

Over €10k Raised For Two Organisations After 24-Hour Hydrobike Challenge

June 19, 2018 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man played his part in raising over €10,000 for two great organisations after a day long event in Ballybunion. A 24 hour hydrobike challenge at Ballybunion Leisure Centre back in March raised €10,785 which was divided equally between Nano Nagle School in Listowel and Kerry Parents and Friends […]

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WATCH: Wonderful Beach Art In Ballybunion Highlights Important Issue

WATCH: Wonderful Beach Art In Ballybunion Highlights Important Issue

April 23, 2018 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

IN case you missed it, they created something amazing on Ballybunion beach at the weekend to highlight the issue of plastic in our oceans. Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. A tremendous amount of work went into […]

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Organisers, sponsors and participants in the upcoming Ballybunion Leisure Centre 24 Hour Hydrobike event for charity later this month.

Participants Wanted For 24 Hour Charity Hydrobike Event In Ballybunion

March 6, 2018 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY event in Ballybunion is seeking participants to help raise funds for Nano Nagle School in Listowel and Kerry Parents and Friends. Organised by Ballybunion Health and Leisure Centre and sponsored by The Coast Cafe, the event will see people take turns on the hydrobikes in the pool over […]

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Padraig Harrington Names Two Kerry Golf Courses Among His Irish Favourites

Padraig Harrington Names Two Kerry Golf Courses Among His Irish Favourites

July 5, 2017 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

PADRAIG Harrington has named two Kerry courses among his Top 5 in Ireland, but Rory McIlroy didn’t include any when asked for his choices, according to a story in the International edition of the New York Times yesterday. Speaking before the Irish Open which begins tomorrow, Padraig Harrington, the two-time […]

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WATCH: Ballybunion In The Sun Never Looked So Good In This Drone Footage

WATCH: Ballybunion In The Sun Never Looked So Good In This Drone Footage

June 18, 2017 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the beautiful sunny day that’s in it, this amazing footage of the beauty of the Ballybunion coastline was uploaded to Youtube a couple of weeks ago. The guys at Tralee-based Eagle Sky Media did a stunning job capturing the amazing cliffs, beach and Castle Green. Have a look below…

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WATCH: This Timelapse Of The Spectacular Sunset In Ballybunion Last Night Is Mesmerising

WATCH: This Timelapse Of The Spectacular Sunset In Ballybunion Last Night Is Mesmerising

August 23, 2016 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

PHOTOS of last night’s sunset have mesmerised the county, but this video captured in Ballybunion might be the finest way to witness the spectacular natural event in all its glory. The footage (below) was shot overlooking ladies beach in Ballybunion. A beauty spot on the Wild Atlantic Way already famed […]

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Out To Lunch: On Tour In Ballybunion

Out To Lunch: On Tour In Ballybunion

August 13, 2016 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Various Restaurants Ballybunion SINCE the summer holidays are still here and people like to get out on day trips, I thought I’d take the food review on tour this week. First off, I have to confess more than a grá for Ballybunion. My better half hails from the beautiful seaside town and I’ve […]

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Beach Toilets Get A €60,000 Makeover By Kerry County Council

Beach Toilets Get A €60,000 Makeover By Kerry County Council

June 3, 2016 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE public toilets at Ladies’ Beach in Ballybunion have undergone an upgrade worth €60,000 following an investment by Kerry County Council. Ahead of the traditionally busy tourist season, the toilets have had a significant facelift. There are also plans in train to upgrade the main public toilets on the main road […]

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VIDEO: This Drone Footage Of Ballybunion Will Take Your Breath Away

VIDEO: This Drone Footage Of Ballybunion Will Take Your Breath Away

March 20, 2016 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

AH, beautiful BallyB! West and south Kerry, quite rightly, are deified by national and international media for their stunning coastlines and breathtaking beaches. But the attractions of Ballybunion in the north of the county are sometimes overlooked. This aerial footage (below) from ‘The Irish Drone’ on YouTube shows exactly why it is one of Kerry’s  most beautiful […]

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‘Frozen Fest’ Party To Attracts Hundreds To North Kerry Venue

‘Frozen Fest’ Party To Attracts Hundreds To North Kerry Venue

February 10, 2016 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER a fantastic event last year, a north Kerry nightclub is again to welcome a very different clientele than usual for the ‘FrozenFest’ party next month. Around 500 people from north Kerry, many from Tralee, went to JD’s Nightclub in Ballybunion last March, where the venue was transformed into Arendelle for the event. Children […]

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Ballybunion Ranked In Top Five Surfing Destinations In Ireland

Ballybunion Ranked In Top Five Surfing Destinations In Ireland

June 9, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYBUNION has been named amongst the best of the best in terms of summer getaway destinations for surfing. The area has been ranked fifth best in the country as a surfing spot by leading surf travel provider ‘surfholidays.com’ who ranked what they considered to be the best places to surf […]

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Ballybunion To Pick Its Own Rose This Sunday

May 29, 2015 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  WHILE ladies from all over the world are vying for a place in the Rose of Tralee at the Regional Finals in Portlaoise this weekend, Ballybunion is picking its own Rose on Sunday. If you’re around the north of the county this Sunday, then a visit to the event  in Ballybunion could […]

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A Weekend For Lovers Of Seafood And Seaweed

A Weekend For Lovers Of Seafood And Seaweed

April 10, 2015 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

SEAFOOD lovers in Tralee may be interested in a new mini-festival over the road in Ballybunion in June with an appearance by celebrity chef Clodagh McKenna. The Ballybunion Community Forum-Tourism and Marketing Team is planning the Wild Atlantic Seaweed Weekend June 5-7. The weekend will celebrate everything good about seaweed…from […]

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Ballybunion Golf Club’s Old Course Greens To Get €1.5m Makeover

Ballybunion Golf Club’s Old Course Greens To Get €1.5m Makeover

March 20, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

MANY Tralee people who enjoy golfing in Ballybunion will see some big changes to the greens by this time next year. Almost 300 members attending a Special General Meeting at Ballybunion Golf Club on Thursday night voted on a proposal by the club’s Management Committee to strip all eighteen greens on the famous […]

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PHOTOS: Around 500 People Enjoy ‘Frozen’ Party In Ballybunion

PHOTOS: Around 500 People Enjoy ‘Frozen’ Party In Ballybunion

March 11, 2015 at 11:31 am 1 comment

A FANTASTIC day was had in Ballybunion on Sunday where around 500 people from north Kerry (many from Tralee) enjoyed a ‘Frozen’ Party. JD’s Nightclub was transformed for the event where children enjoyed numerous activites and got to meet the characters from the popular animated movie phenomenon. The cost was […]

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Top Line up for Women in Media event.

Top Speakers Lined Up For Women In Media Event

February 24, 2015 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE annual celebration of the most influential women working in the public eye is set to take place at the third Women in Media event at Kilcooly’s Country House Hotel, Ballybunion, on Saturday/Sunday April 18-19. The only event of its kind in Ireland, Women in Media aims to provide a […]

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Controversial Ballybunion Site Sells For €200,000 At Auction

Controversial Ballybunion Site Sells For €200,000 At Auction

February 18, 2015 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A CONTROVERSIAL site in Ballybunion, where there were plans in the past to build a €25m hotel development, fetched €200,000 at an auction today  in the RDS Dublin. The 2.45 acre site opposite Ozone Terrace, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, was once the location of The Castle Hotel and is situated in the town centre […]

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Elsa, Anna and Co. To Visit North Kerry For ‘Frozen Fest’ Next Month

Elsa, Anna and Co. To Visit North Kerry For ‘Frozen Fest’ Next Month

February 14, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

YOU can expect a small exodus from Tralee this March 8 as a Ballybunion venue is set to be transformed into Arendelle for a ‘Frozen Fest’. JD’s Nightclub in the town will host the event, where up to 500 young people will have the chance to meet the characters as […]

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