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Colaiste Gleann Li students at the Neat Streets conference in The Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Give Input On How To Make Tralee A Cleaner, Greener Town

January 15, 2020 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from all Tralee’s secondary schools were represented at a Neat Streets schools conference ‘The Tralee Town Takeover’ at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday. An Taisce’s Neat Streets programme aims to inspire young people to take environmental action in their town. The Tralee event, which was supported by Kerry County […]

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Protesters outside Kerry County Council buildings on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Make Their Voices Heard On Climate Change

March 16, 2019 at 9:46 am 1 comment

STUDENTS came out in their hundreds yesterday to protest about how the Government isn’t doing enough to combat Climate Change. While protests took place outside Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Mercy Mounthawk, around 200 students from schools all over Tralee and beyond went to Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass as part […]

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Glan Tralee Partners Up With Refill Ireland To Make Town Cleaner And Greener

Glan Tralee Partners Up With Refill Ireland To Make Town Cleaner And Greener

February 20, 2019 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

GLAN Tralee officially launched their partnership with Refill Ireland on Tuesday, in their latest move to make Tralee one of the cleanest and greenest towns in Ireland. Refill Ireland is a voluntary environmental project leading the way to make Ireland a tap water refilling country once again. Participating organisations display the […]

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Kerry Environmental And Community Groups Unite To Take Action On Climate Change

Kerry Environmental And Community Groups Unite To Take Action On Climate Change

February 5, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 70 people, representing environmental organisations, businesses, community groups and individuals from all over Kerry, participated in the inaugural meeting of the Kerry Climate Action Network at the Institute of Technology, Tralee last Tuesday evening. Arising from two public events in November 2018: The National Dialogue for Climate Action and […]

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Tralee Company Wins National Award

Tralee Company Wins National Award

November 20, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-based DCS Group were outright winners of the 2014 Sustainable Energy Awards Ireland (SEAI) Built Environment Award in Dublin on Thursday of last week. The company, based in Moyderwell and founded by Managing Director Donal Sugrue, won the award for their LED Lighting Retrofit Project which delivers a full design and build […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Ask That Some Estate Residents Be Exempt From Water Charges

October 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is to write to Irish Water to ask that residents of Tralee estates, proven to have dangerous levels of lead in their water supply, be exempt from water charges until the situation has been resolved. The Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council heard on Monday morning, that the […]

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Photos: Banna Beach Gets Cleaned Up By Volunteers

Photos: Banna Beach Gets Cleaned Up By Volunteers

September 25, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

TWENTY volunteers took part in the clean-up of Banna Beach on Saturday and joined the movement for Litter Free Seas by being part of the 29th annual International Coastal Cleanup Banna saw a fantastic turnout for this year’s Big Beach Clean with volunteers giving just one hour of their time to help clean […]

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Festival Countdown: The Greening Of The Rose

Festival Countdown: The Greening Of The Rose

August 10, 2014 at 8:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International Festival  has gone green for the good of the environment with the elimination of generators from the Market Stalls and the introduction of direct power to the main stage on Denny Street. The General Manager of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Oliver Hurley, said: […]

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