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Kerry Coastal Communities Make Video To Celebrate World Sand Dune Day

June 21, 2022 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THREE community groups working to protect dune systems in Maharees, Fenit and Banna have come together with the support of Clean Coasts to create an awareness-raising film on sand dunes in time for World Sand Dune Day which takes place on June 25. The film, which features members of the […]

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Artists impression of the the meeting place at the apex of the green marks the entrance to the village.

Public Asked To Have Their Say On Masterplan For Fenit

April 8, 2022 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

PUBLIC consultation for the Fenit Village Design Masterplan has commenced. The Draft Masterplan sets out proposals for the redevelopment of the core of the village, primarily from the central green area to the beachfront. The masterplan provides for the development of two key sites in the village: the greenfield site […]

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Council Urged To Display Bye-Laws Relating To Use Of Jet Skis At Fenit

Council Urged To Display Bye-Laws Relating To Use Of Jet Skis At Fenit

September 7, 2021 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council said it is open to arranging a public awareness campaign in relation to the use of jet skis and other leisure craft in Fenit and other parts of the county. The issue was raised in a motion by Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley at the meeting of […]

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Learn More About Fenit Town Hall At Online Briefing

Learn More About Fenit Town Hall At Online Briefing

July 14, 2021 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE public is invited to a Zoom session next week to find out more about a local forum. Fenit Town Hall was established in January 2021 as a joint forum for the development of Fenit Village for its residents, visitors and broader stakeholders. It aims to deliver responsive, sustainable solutions […]

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Funding Approved For Waste Water Treatment Plant In Fenit

Funding Approved For Waste Water Treatment Plant In Fenit

June 21, 2021 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water has announced that funding has been announced for a new waste water treatment plant in Fenit. The announcement was made at today’s monthly meeting of Kerry County Council. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy and Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris have both welcomed the news. The project will now continue […]

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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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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Delay To Fenit Crane Repair Is ‘Scandalous’ Says Cllr Ferris

September 10, 2020 at 3:44 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor has criticised the delay in repairing the crane at Fenit Pier and said it costing fisherman hundreds of euro to get their crates from their boats. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris was speaking at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, referring to the fact that Fenit Pier […]

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Bathing Allowed Again At Fenit Beach And Diving Boards

Bathing Allowed Again At Fenit Beach And Diving Boards

August 26, 2020 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BATHING is allowed again in Fenit. Bathing prohibited notices had been in place by Kerry County Council at Fenit Beach, Fenit Diving Boards, Inny Strand, Waterville and Waterville Town Beach since last Friday after elevated levels of E.coli were detected following scheduled water sampling. The ban on bathing was lifted at Waterville on […]

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€25,000 Granted To Widen Pedestrian Walkway At Beach In Fenit

€25,000 Granted To Widen Pedestrian Walkway At Beach In Fenit

August 3, 2020 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €114,000 in funding for four Kerry projects has been granted under the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The funding is part of an overall package of €2.8 million in funding being announced today to help rural towns and villages to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. The four Kerry […]

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Irene O'Sullivan, Aoife Crowe and Ryan Magee at the Wild Mind Festival on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Take A Walk On The Wild Side In Fenit

April 28, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a, literally, shaky start thanks to Storm Hannah, the Wild Mind Festival in Fenit continued on Saturday and brought an exciting programme of events. The Wild Mind outdoor festival is a celebration of the natural environment, nestled between the Kerry mountains and the Wild Atlantic Ocean for people to […]

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Fenit To Host Wild Mind Festival Over Coming Days

Fenit To Host Wild Mind Festival Over Coming Days

April 24, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT is the place to be over the coming days for with an exciting programme of events where people can immerse themselves in our natural surrounds and foster our compassion for our planet. The Wild Mind outdoor festival is a celebration of our natural environment, nestled between the Kerry mountains and […]

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Popular Writer And Broadcaster To Perform Show In Fenit Next Weekend

Popular Writer And Broadcaster To Perform Show In Fenit Next Weekend

April 22, 2019 at 10:27 am 1 comment

WRITER and broadcaster Manchán Magan will be bringing his new theatrical show to  Fenit as part of Wild Mind Festival next weekend with a show on Saturday and Sunday. Arán & Im is a theatrical performance in which Manchán Magan bakes sourdough bread for 70 minutes while offering insights into the […]

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Among the swimmers who took part in the silver jubilee ‘twelve swims of Christmas’, at the bathing slip in Fenit were Dara Foley, Paddy Kissane, Billy Ryle and Fionán Harty, whose late father Fionán, the popular Tralee Pharmacist at CH Chemists, took part in the very first Christmas swim at the bathing slip in 1952.

Silver Jubilee Of The ‘Twelve Swims Of Christmas’ At Fenit Bathing Slip

January 2, 2019 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

FENIT bathing slip swimmers maintained a long-standing tradition by once again taking on the ‘12 swims of Christmas.’ Tralee Swimming Club members first took on the challenge 25 years ago and have never since failed to complete it. Over the years they have battled wind, rain, frost, snow and ice […]

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Public Toilets In Fenit To Stay Open Longer Off-Season…But Not By Much!

Public Toilets In Fenit To Stay Open Longer Off-Season…But Not By Much!

November 7, 2018 at 4:46 pm Comments are Disabled

FENIT is a place visited all year round by tourists and people from Tralee its local environs, thanks to the attraction of the beach and beautiful walks. A local councillor recognised this and called on the local authority to keep the public toilets in the village open there all year […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kids Go Free On Fenit/Banna Beach Bus Service

July 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST in case you haven’t heard, the LocalLink bus service to Banna and Fenit is continuing this week and the good news is kids go free. The service is proving popular with people from town as the fine weather continues. All during July, kids under the age of 19 travel […]

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Committee Wants Diving Boards Restored To Fenit Bathing Slip

Committee Wants Diving Boards Restored To Fenit Bathing Slip

December 6, 2017 at 10:33 am 2 comments

A PUBLIC campaign has begun to restore diving boards to the bathing slip at Fenit with a committee hoping to have them installed by next summer. The Restore Fenit Diving Boards Campaign Committee has been working over the past five months to compile an evidence-based technical proposal which they believe […]

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Gardaí Seek Information About Fire At House In Fenit

Gardaí Seek Information About Fire At House In Fenit

November 6, 2017 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are appealing for information after a break-in to a house at Island View in Fenit. The owner was away for a month and returned on October 29 to find there was fire damage in the back of the house. Gardaí say the incident occurred between October 2-29 and are […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Free Buses From Tralee To The Beach Next Week For Kids

August 9, 2017 at 4:01 pm 3 comments

HERE’S some great news if you want to head to the beach over the coming weeks…once we get the weather! Local Link Kerry, in Partnership with Tralee Chamber Alliance, is running a Pilot Bus service, two days a week from Tralee to Fenit and two days a week from Tralee […]

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Lorraine Carey and previous winner daugher Elise Carey-McGibney 9

Poetry Talent Runs In The Family As Lorraine Collects Prize

June 14, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

A FENIT woman was a finalist in a recent all-Ireland poetry competition organised by Trócaire with Poetry Ireland. Lorraine Carey from Fenit, entered the competition on the theme of ‘Before the Storm’ and came joint-runner up.. 2017 is the third year Lorraine attended the annual awards ceremony, but this time it […]

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A site we got used tolast year in the summer months. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Banna And Fenit Among Kerry Beaches Awarded Blue Flags

May 22, 2017 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

BANNA, Fenit and Ballyheigue were among the 14 beaches awarded Blue Flags today. A blue flag standard is an international award which recognises outstanding compliance with sewage treatment and bathing water quality criteria. It was awarded to 88 Irish beaches or marinas for this year, three more than last year. […]

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Fifty Dinghy Sailors Enjoy Performance Clinic Event In Fenit

Fifty Dinghy Sailors Enjoy Performance Clinic Event In Fenit

January 10, 2017 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST under 50 of Ireland’s top dinghy sailors travelled from all over the country to take part in Tralee Bay Maritime Centre’s first Dinghy Performance Clinic in Fenit last week. Top dinghy performance coaches from all over Europe flew in to coach these young, aspiring sailors on all aspects of sailing, […]

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At the launch of Churchill's Heritage Week celebrations were members of the Spa and Fenit community. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Spa And Fenit Community To Forge Present With Past At Family Day

August 16, 2016 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

  TRADITIONS and skills of the past will take centre stage in Churchill on Saturday week. Spa/Fenit Community Council will celebrate National Heritage week at the Old Forge, Churchill on Saturday, August 27. This is one of the most popular social events in the area which will again showcase many […]

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Fenit Rowers Win Gold At All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships

Fenit Rowers Win Gold At All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships

August 15, 2016 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S newest club Fenit were in the medals in three categories in the All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships in Ballyshannon over the weekend. Fenit were rowing in a brand new boat, which was built in Tralee and it accommodated medal-winning teams in various categories. In the pre-veteran mixed, Paula Moloney, Edel O’Sullivan, Pat O’Connor, […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee And Beyond Basking In The Summer Sunshine

PHOTOS: Tralee And Beyond Basking In The Summer Sunshine

July 19, 2016 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather has been sensational over the last couple of days around the Tralee area we hope you’ve had time enjoy it.  If not here’s a little taste of what you’ve been missing with people posting images on social media… Continued below…. Joanne Allman took these superb shots in Fenit […]

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PHOTO: A €119 Million Luxury Super Yacht Was Off The Coast Of Fenit This Morning

PHOTO: A €119 Million Luxury Super Yacht Was Off The Coast Of Fenit This Morning

July 14, 2016 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

A LUXURY super yacht which has been seen around Kerry this past week was off the coast at Fenit this morning. (Photo below) The €119 million yacht has been making an impression off the shores of the county, it has also been spotted off the coast of Rossbeigh and Kinsale, Co […]

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PHOTOS: Many Reasons To Celebrate At St Brendan’s NS Fenit

PHOTOS: Many Reasons To Celebrate At St Brendan’s NS Fenit

June 27, 2016 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE staff, pupils and parents of St. Brendan’s N.S. Fenit held a special celebration day last Friday 24th June. They were celebrating all their hard work and achievements. They were awarded their 4th Green Flag for Travel. Ms. Angela Wall, Green School co-ordinator, made a special appearance and raised the […]

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Launching Midsummer Art & Craft Fair were, from left: Margaret O'Shea, Maria McSwiney, Mary Kelly.  Front Row L -R Christine Gallagher, Mairead Moriarty and Nuala Finnegan

An Afternoon Of Art In Fenit For Kerry Hospice

June 12, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

  THE SPA/FENIT branch of the Kerry Hospice are joining forces with local artists to raise funds for those suffering with cancer in Kerry. ‘A Midsummer Art & Craft Fair’ takes place at Tralee Bay Sailing Club in Fenit on Sunday, June 19, between 3pm – 8pm. Admission is free. […]

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Fenit Parish Hall To Host Screening Of Acclaimed Film

Fenit Parish Hall To Host Screening Of Acclaimed Film

May 16, 2016 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

ATLANTIC, the new award-winning film directed by Risteard Ó Domhnaill and narrated by Brendan Gleeson, will be screened in the port village of Fenit this Sunday, International Day of Biodiversity. The film which follows the fortunes of three small fishing communities struggling to maintain their way of life in the […]

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Gardaí Investigate Theft From Vehicle In Fenit

Gardaí Investigate Theft From Vehicle In Fenit

April 11, 2016 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are looking for the public’s help with their investigation into a theft from a vehicle in Fenit recently. The incident occurred in a housing estate in the village between Saturday, April 2 at 8pm and Sunday, April 3 at 4pm. Mechanical tools were taken out of the vehicle, as well as an […]

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Trish McCarthy, Carol Benner and Lena O'Sullivan at The Taste For Africa in the Tankard, Spa on Tuesday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Foodie Night For Africa A Success In The Tankard

April 6, 2016 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 300 people enjoyed a foodie charity event at The Tankard in Fenit on Tuesday night. ‘The Taste For Africa’ was organised by chef Frank Moynihan – the resident chef on the Gay Byrne Show on Radio 1 for many years – who invited people to come along and enjoy some spectacular seafood dishes, […]

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