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Man Dies In House Fire In Fenit

Man Dies In House Fire In Fenit

October 12, 2015 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  A MAN has died in a house fire in Fenit in the early hours of this morning. At around 2am the fire broke out and the Fire Service and Gardai were dispatched to the scene. Three units of the Tralee fire brigade were at the scene and fought the […]

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VIDEO: Amazing Drone Footage Captures Fenit In All Its Glory

VIDEO: Amazing Drone Footage Captures Fenit In All Its Glory

September 24, 2015 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

NO it’s not a scene from Steven Spielberg’s ‘Shutter Island’, it’s fantastic drone footage which was sent into us that shows off Fenit and Tralee Bay from the sky. The footage highlights Fenit Island, the lighthouse, the harbour and the area around Tralee Bay like you’ve never seen it before. The […]

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PHOTOS: Has Sunset In Fenit Ever Looked As Spectacular?

PHOTOS: Has Sunset In Fenit Ever Looked As Spectacular?

September 1, 2015 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  WE’RE all really hoping for this mythical ‘Indian Summer’ some are predicting. After the miserable rain of the past two months we could do with some sunshine. Mind you, when the sun did come out, it tended to create a spectacular effect as the images below show. Sometime TraleeToday.ie photo contributor, […]

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The old railway tracks in Fenit.

Tralee To Fenit Walkway Plans Take Another Blow

August 28, 2015 at 5:04 pm 2 comments

  THE organisation that has fronted a campaign to turn what was the old Limerick to Tralee railway line into a major cycling and walkway route have pulled out of managing the route. From November 8, the Great Southern Trail Limited, will no longer manage the greenway, ending their licence […]

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The bridge that completed the Tralee part of the walkway was erected last February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Work On Tralee To Fenit Walk And Cycle Way Halted

July 9, 2015 at 12:50 pm 3 comments

THE work on a proposed walk and cycle way between Tralee and Fenit has stopped because of lack of funding say Kerry County Council. Answering a question from Cllr Pa Daly, Council management outlined the reason why work had stopped on the walkway. “It is unlikely that there will be much […]

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Sign Gives Walkers In Fenit A Witty Warning

Sign Gives Walkers In Fenit A Witty Warning

June 16, 2015 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL, you can’t say that you weren’t warned! A photo of a warning sign on a gate near Fenit has been doing the rounds on social media (we saw it on the West End Bar’s Facebook page) after it was spotted earlier this week. You really couldn’t have come up with a […]

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Launching the Fenit Lifeboat Station Charity Cycle, were members of Fenit Lifeboat, from left: Mike McDonnell, Mike O'Connor, Guy Waugh and Tom McCormick. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fenit Lifeboat Needs Your Help So They Can Help Others

May 5, 2015 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

FENIT LIFEBOAT STATION is appealing for people to take part in their annual charity cycle this Saturday to help keep this vital life-saving resource in action. Last year, Fenit Lifeboat had 35 call outs, that’s 35 occasions where people’s lives were in danger. In total there are 25 unpaid volunteer […]

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Fenit Was The Star Of The ‘Nationwide’ Show On RTE Last Night

Fenit Was The Star Of The ‘Nationwide’ Show On RTE Last Night

April 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

A FENIT photographer described how the support of his local community after a horrific road accident inspired him to give something back, during an interview broadcast on RTE last night. James McCarthy described to Anne Cassin of RTE’s ‘Nationwide’ programme how he and his family were involved in the car crash in […]

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At the Churchill Players 'Springtime Variety Show' on in Siamsa Tire were, from left: Katie Ellard, Conor Ellard, Katie McCarthy, Clodagh Ellard and Micheal Ellard. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Churchill Players Remember Former Member With ‘Springtime Show’

March 1, 2015 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL Drama Players Group paid tribute to the late Tommy Brosnan on Friday and Saturday night. The Group,  celebrated their 25th anniversary, by bringing their “Springtime Variety Show” to Siamsa Tire and it was all in honour of Tommy, who was such a prominent member of the Group down the […]

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The bridge that completed the Tralee part of the walkway was erected last February. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Bridge Erected On Walkway Near Casement’s Avenue

February 22, 2015 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

  A NEW bridge has been put in place on the  amenity walking trail that stretches from the Casement railway station to Mounthawk. The bridge is located at the back of Dunnes Stores on the North Circular Road, adjacent to Casement’s Avenue. This latest addition extends the Tralee walking trail allowing […]

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Fenit Samphires FC News

Fenit Samphires FC News

January 6, 2015 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

We would to thank everyone who attended our annual table quiz at the Tankard on December 28th. A great night was had by all and it was well supported. We would also like to wish all of our players, trainers, supporters and sponsors a Happy New Year. U16s: The 16s […]

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Ogie Moran makes a dash for the warm waters of the Atlantic. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Race For The Water In Fenit

December 27, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a glorious morning for a dip on Christmas Day as an estimated 600 swimmers ran for the sea in Fenit. They began arriving well before the noon start time, (un)dressed to impress in all sorts of Christmas outfits with the Santa hat an ubiquitous accessory. Members of Fenit RNLI […]

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Fenit Samphires FC Club News

Fenit Samphires FC Club News

December 3, 2014 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

We would like to wish our player Brian O’Regan the best of luck in Lake Macquarie, Australia where he is competing in the International Children’s Games. Brian is the goalkeeper for the soccer team who have travelled to Australia and we know he will do his best and do us proud! […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 24/11/14

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 24/11/14

November 24, 2014 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

  Winter Swimming Our Turkey Series on Sunday Mornings has turned out to be a huge success. Round 1 had 9 swimmers taking part and Round 4 last Sunday had 27 swimmers. The beautiful calm weather and blue skies were a help , but with an air temperature of 6c […]

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Fenit Samphires FC Club News 10/11/14

Fenit Samphires FC Club News 10/11/14

November 11, 2014 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

FENIT SAMPHIRES Our seniors continued their great run with a fantastic win over Spa Road on Sunday morning. We are scoring some amazing goals this season and Sunday was no exception with goals from Ciaran O’Mahony, a brace from Ger McCarthy and another brace by Daniel Clinton.  Our goal tally […]

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VIDEO: Young Fenit Film-makers Win National Award For Special Effects

VIDEO: Young Fenit Film-makers Win National Award For Special Effects

November 4, 2014 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  ST BRENDANS  National School, Fenit, has won ‘The Award For Outstanding Achievement In Film Making For Special Effects’ at the FíS Film Project awards in the Helix Centre in Dublin. RTE’s Sinead Kennedy presented the award on stage, to pupils, Edward Stack and Allie Parker. “We’re very proud of […]

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Fenit Samphires FC Club News 27/10/14

Fenit Samphires FC Club News 27/10/14

October 29, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

  FENIT SAMPHIRES We would like to thank all who attended our fun day last Saturday and those who bought tickets for our draw. It was fantastic to see so many parents and supporters at the games and we would hope that we would have support at all of our […]

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Churchill/Fenit News 06/10/14

Churchill/Fenit News 06/10/14

October 7, 2014 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Churchill v Laune Rangers Our U17 team started their season with a good win last weekend. The weather was blustery with one or 2 heavy downpours in the second half but in the main it was a good day for a game. Killorglin provided the opposition and despite the scoreline […]

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Sé O'Neill, Mike O'Neill and Mike Moriarty outside the old Garda station in Fenit. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Fenit Locals Concerned After Vandalism To Cars And Lighthouse

July 9, 2014 at 11:01 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more A SPATE of vandalism in Fenit and damage to the lighthouse there, has prompted some residents to call for the Garda station to be reinstated. Locals were horrified when it was discovered on Friday that vandals had smashed windows and gained entry to the […]

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