Post Tagged with: "Coronavirus"

Listowel Writers Week Cancelled For This Year

Listowel Writers Week Cancelled For This Year

March 25, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER major event in Kerry has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus crisis. The organisers of Listowel Writers’ Week, which was due to take place from May 27-May 31 in the north Kerry town, has made the decision on health and safety grounds. A statement on their facebook page this […]

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15 Confirmed Cases Of The Coronavirus In Kerry So Far

15 Confirmed Cases Of The Coronavirus In Kerry So Far

March 24, 2020 at 8:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 15 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up three from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. An additional 204 people have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland, bringing the total to […]

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Council To Erect Signage At Beaches And Public Amenities Encouraging Social Distancing

Council To Erect Signage At Beaches And Public Amenities Encouraging Social Distancing

March 24, 2020 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A MEETING of Kerry County Council management and representatives of the political parties and Independents took place this morning to continue the coordination of the Council’s response to the current public health emergency. The meeting observed personal distancing requirements and some participants joined the meeting by teleconference. Elected members and […]

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New Advisory Group To Coordinate Community Response On COVID-19 In Kerry

New Advisory Group To Coordinate Community Response On COVID-19 In Kerry

March 23, 2020 at 10:32 am 1 comment

IRELAND’S National Action Plan on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has tasked local authorities and other agencies to work closely with the Department of Community and Rural Development to coordinate the community and volunteering response to the current public health emergency. A new COVID-19 Kerry Community Response Advisory Group has been established to […]

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Deputy Foley Issues Call For Donation Of Hand Sanitisers And Disposable Gloves

Deputy Foley Issues Call For Donation Of Hand Sanitisers And Disposable Gloves

March 23, 2020 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fail TD, Norma Foley has issued a callout to schools, sports clubs, gyms and businesses currently not operating, to donate any sanitisers or disposable gloves they have to community and voluntary organisations helping the vulnerable at this time. “As a county we are indebted to a whole variety […]

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Civic Leaders Appeal To Sense Of Community And Solidarity

Civic Leaders Appeal To Sense Of Community And Solidarity

March 21, 2020 at 10:42 am 1 comment

THE people of Kerry can help to save lives by slowing the spread of Covid-19 but it will take an sustained and focussed effort from the entire community. That’s the message from civic leaders and the emergency services across the county, who joined together to appeal to the public to […]

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Jimmy Moran of Moran's Shop on Strand Street.

Jimmy And Kerins O’Rahillys To Help Get Supplies To Local Community

March 17, 2020 at 10:52 am 2 comments

THE Kerins O’ Rahilly’s GAA Club has teamed up with local shopkeeper Jimmy Moran  to offer help to those in the community by organising home deliveries. Everything will go through Jimmy Moran’s shop on Strand Street and he will let anyone availing of the service know the name of the person […]

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Local Supermarkets Taking On Extra Staff During COVID-19 Crisis

Local Supermarkets Taking On Extra Staff During COVID-19 Crisis

March 16, 2020 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is informing people who may be facing temporary lay-offs due to business closures in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, that local supermarkets may be taking on short-term staff. In a post issued earlier today on the Chamber Alliance facebook page, they stated; “All local supermarkets and […]

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GAA Clubs Offer Help To Elderly And Vulnerable During Crisis

GAA Clubs Offer Help To Elderly And Vulnerable During Crisis

March 16, 2020 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of local GAA clubs are asking vulnerable and elderly people in their area to get in touch if they need shopping done or prescriptions collected. Clubs on the outskirts of town — Churchill, Ballymacelligott and St Pats GAA Club — have put measures in place and provided contact […]

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Number Of Tralee Restaurants And Pubs Opt To Close For Coming Weeks

Number Of Tralee Restaurants And Pubs Opt To Close For Coming Weeks

March 15, 2020 at 12:30 pm 2 comments

A NUMBER of Tralee’s pubs and restaurants have opted to close for the coming weeks, saying they are doing so for the safety of their staff and their customers. It comes at a time when there has been a national outcry following images and videos on social media of packed […]

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Gardaí Put Measures In Place In Response To Coronavirus

Gardaí Put Measures In Place In Response To Coronavirus

March 13, 2020 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána has today announced measures in relation to the Delay Phase of COVID-19. An Garda Síochána is putting in place a number of measures to maximise their operational availability and support other vital public services which include restrictions on annual leave for members, the deployment of extra gardaí, […]

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Michelle Culloty's new teaching regime.

Tralee Mom Is Not Letting Coronavirus Get In The Way Of Schooling Her Kids

March 13, 2020 at 10:04 am 2 comments

A LITTLE levity on a grim Friday morning. While the schools are shut for the next two weeks (at least), for this Tralee mother it’s business as usual as she prepares to home-school her children. Michelle Culloty is a PDST Primary STEM Advisor/Primary Teacher and her two little ones must have […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Offices To Stay Open As They Issue Advice On Using Services

March 13, 2020 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is reiterating its message to the public to heed the advice and recommendations of the HSE and the National Public Health Emergency Team during the current public health emergency. In the interests of public health, while council offices throughout the county remain open, members of the public […]

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Children from Caherleaheen NS are joined by Principal Mary Connolly and Carol O'Connor with at back, Ciara Buckley, Laura O'Shea, Trish Cronin and Courtney, to launch the Spring Gourmet Barbecue at Ballygarry House Hotel to take place on March 13. Photo by Dermot Crean

Number Of Events Planned For Tralee This Weekend Called Off

March 12, 2020 at 4:12 pm 1 comment

IN light of this morning’s announcement of new measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, a number of events which were due to take place in Tralee over the coming days have been called off. CBS The Green’s ‘Big Maggie’ had been cancelled for Thursday and Friday night. A […]

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Some Kerry County Council Amenities To Close To Public

Some Kerry County Council Amenities To Close To Public

March 12, 2020 at 3:45 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council has announced that, following the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team, the following Council amenities will be closed to the public from this evening until after March 29: • All public libraries in the county • Kerry County Museum • Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre (restaurant […]

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An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Government Announces Schools, Colleges To Close And Cancellation Of Mass Gatherings

March 12, 2020 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE Government has stepped up its measures to limit the spread of the Coronavirus, after An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made a statement from Washington DC this morning. From 6pm today until March 29 the following measure are being put in place. Schools, colleges and childcare facilities will close from tomorrow […]

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