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There Are Now 125 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

There Are Now 125 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

April 9, 2020 at 6:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 125 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. 28 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

Public Asked To ‘Shine A Light’ In Public Moment Of Solidarity

April 9, 2020 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

RTÉ is calling on the Irish public to come together to shine a light this Saturday at 9pm to create a moment of solidarity in our battle against the Covid 19 pandemic. President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina are set to shine their light from the Áras. Government […]

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Increase Of Five In Number Of People Confirmed With COVID-19 In Kerry

Increase Of Five In Number Of People Confirmed With COVID-19 In Kerry

April 8, 2020 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 122 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up five from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 25 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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There Are Now 117 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases So Far In Kerry

There Are Now 117 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases So Far In Kerry

April 7, 2020 at 6:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 117 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up 28 from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 36 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry Increases By Four

Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry Increases By Four

April 6, 2020 at 6:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 89 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up four from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. Sixteen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Deputy Foley Calls For Pandemic Unemployment Payment To Be Extended To People Over 66

Deputy Foley Calls For Pandemic Unemployment Payment To Be Extended To People Over 66

April 6, 2020 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, has called on the Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection to extend the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment to people over the age of 66. As it stands, the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is only applicable to people aged between 18 and 66. “I […]

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Aontú To Donate Part Of Easter Lily Sales To Charities

Aontú To Donate Part Of Easter Lily Sales To Charities

April 6, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

AONTÚ Ciarraí is pledging a percentage of sales from its Easter Lily badge to charities during this Coronavirus crisis. Kerry Aontú Rep, Sonny Foran, has announced that Aontú has made the decision in recognition of the sacrifices being made by so many people today in the face of COVID-19. He […]

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Cllr Calls For Clarity On COVID-19 Testing And Waiting Times

Cllr Calls For Clarity On COVID-19 Testing And Waiting Times

April 6, 2020 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Sinn Féin councillor Cathal Foley has called on the HSE to provide clarity on Covid-19 testing and waiting times for results. Speaking after being contacted by several constituents, Cllr Foley said: “I have been contacted by many people in the past few weeks who are worried about the length of time […]

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There Are Now 85 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

There Are Now 85 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

April 5, 2020 at 8:09 pm 1 comment

THERE are now 85 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up one from yesterday. Also, by Saturday there were three people in the Critical Care Unit in University Hospital Kerry. By 8pm on Saturday evening, the number of people with COVID-19 admitted to the hospital was 14 with three […]

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There Are Five More Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

There Are Five More Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

April 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 84 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up five from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. Seventeen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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There Are Now 79 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

There Are Now 79 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

April 3, 2020 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 79 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up seven from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. 22 more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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COVID-19 Community Response Freephone Open Over The Weekend

April 3, 2020 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITIES and voluntary groups are being reminded that the new telephone helpline to assist members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical services and to provide support and advice to people during the current public health emergency, is operating over the weekend from 8am-8pm. The free, confidential phoneline service […]

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Four More Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

Four More Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Kerry

April 2, 2020 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 72 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up four from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. Thirteen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Kerry Now Has 68 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

Kerry Now Has 68 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

April 1, 2020 at 5:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 68 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up two from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. Fourteen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland.  This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Increases By Six

Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry Increases By Six

March 31, 2020 at 8:01 pm 1 comment

THERE are now 66 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up six from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. Seventeen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland. Eight people died in the east of the country, […]

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Public And Private Hospitals In South/South West Announce Collaboration

Public And Private Hospitals In South/South West Announce Collaboration

March 31, 2020 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE South/South West Hospital Group (S/SWHG), which includes UHK, has announced that the following private hospitals: Bon Secours Cork, Bon Secours Kerry, Mater Private Hospital Cork and UPMC  Whitfield Waterford will be working with the South/South West Hospital Group in their efforts to combat the COVID-19 virus. Following an agreement reached […]

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Libraries Closed But A Wide Range Of Free Services Can Be Accessed Online

Libraries Closed But A Wide Range Of Free Services Can Be Accessed Online

March 31, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Library Service is reminding everyone that you don’t need to set foot in your local branch library to access a wide range of free library services. During the current public health restrictions, numerous Kerry Library services can be accessed from your living room. While all library buildings are currently […]

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There Are 60 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

There Are 60 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Kerry

March 30, 2020 at 8:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 60 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up seven from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. Eight more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland. This brings the total of people who have died […]

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New Kerry COVID-19 Helpline Up And Running

New Kerry COVID-19 Helpline Up And Running

March 30, 2020 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW telephone helpline has been launched in Kerry today to assist members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical services and to provide support and advice to people during the current public health emergency. The FREEPHONE number 1800 807 009 is now up and running and will be […]

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New COVID-19 Helpline For Kerry To Be Launched On Monday

New COVID-19 Helpline For Kerry To Be Launched On Monday

March 29, 2020 at 6:16 pm 1 comment

A NEW telephone helpline will be launched on Monday to assist vulnerable members of the public in Kerry to access non-emergency and non-medical supports during the current public health emergency. The free and confidential phoneline service has been established by the recently established COVID-19 Kerry Community Response Advisory Group which […]

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Three More Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

Three More Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

March 28, 2020 at 6:23 pm 1 comment

THERE are now 47 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. Fourteen more people have died from the Coronavirus in Ireland. This brings the total of people who have died […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Offices And Civic Amenity Sites Closed To Public

March 28, 2020 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is appealing to people of Kerry to adhere strictly to the new restrictions announced by the Government and the National Public Health Emergency Team in relation to limiting the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19. The Council is echoing the call of An Taoiseach and the Chief Medical Officer […]

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Gardaí Advise Public Not To Join Long Queues Outside Supermarkets

Gardaí Advise Public Not To Join Long Queues Outside Supermarkets

March 28, 2020 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee are advising the public that the grocery shops are not closing and there is no need to form large queues outside supermarkets. The advice comes after gardai received a number of calls this morning about people concerned about social distancing in queues outside supermarkets in the town. […]

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There Are Now 44 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

There Are Now 44 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

March 27, 2020 at 8:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 44 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up six from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. An additional 305 people have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland, bringing the total to […]

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There Are Now 38 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

There Are Now 38 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In Kerry

March 26, 2020 at 8:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are now 38 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Kerry, up five from yesterday. The national figures were revealed at the daily briefing from the Department of Health this evening. An additional 255 people have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland, bringing the total to […]

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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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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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