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Rose Festival And County Council Nominated For National Tourism Awards

Rose Festival And County Council Nominated For National Tourism Awards

March 21, 2015 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Festival has been nominated for an Irish Tourism Industry Award next month in the Best Festival/Event Experience Category. It’s one of four nominations, in various categories, for Kerry organisations at the ceremony which takes place on April 24 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin. The Festival faces stiff […]

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PHOTOS: Town Buildings Going Green From Tonight In Run-Up To St Patrick’s Day

PHOTOS: Town Buildings Going Green From Tonight In Run-Up To St Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF you start to see a different colour to the town over the next few days, never fear as it is all part of an initiative between Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council. The two groups have teamed up together to help  celebrate St. Patricks Day next Tuesday with […]

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Tributes To Michael McMahon At His Last County Council Meeting

Tributes To Michael McMahon At His Last County Council Meeting

March 12, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE were tributes paid at the monthly meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday to Director of Planning and Sustainable Development, Michael McMahon, who retires at the end of the month. His colleagues from the Council planning staff were also present to hear kind words and praise for a man who […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Councillors Call For Hardline Approach To Illegal Dumpers

March 10, 2015 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  COUNCILLORS called for a hardline approach to illegal dumpers after it emerged that the Council investigated 509 cases of pollution last year, according to a report presented at the monthly meeting of the local authority on Monday. In a report on litter pollution in the county given by Liam Quinlan of […]

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Kerry County Council Writer in Residence, Maire Holmes with Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí students at the poetry writing session to mark World Book Day in Kerry County Library were, from left: Jade Ni Bhriainmanns, Kayleigh Ni Fhinn, Tamzin Ni Bhriain, Mebhni Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh, Laoise Ni Dhulchaiontigh, Alana Eviston. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Gaelcholáiste Students Get Creative Juices Flowing For World Book Day

March 8, 2015 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

TO mark World Book Day, the Writer in Residence with Kerry County Council, Máire Holmes, conducted a poetry writing session in Kerry County library with a class from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí on Thursday. With the backing of Kerry County Council and the Arts Council, the area of creative writing both Irish […]

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It’s Going To Be Cold Out There Tonight…

February 4, 2015 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  MET Eireann have issued a status Orange weather alert for Munster and Leinster with temperatures set to plummet to -2 to -6 degrees celsius. The weather warning is in effect from tonight at 8pm to Thursday morning at 10am. Kerry County Council are advising caution on the roads tonight and in […]

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Conor Pass

Conor Pass Closed To Traffic For The Next Few Days

February 2, 2015 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY County Council and Gardaí have taken the decision to close the Conor Pass for the next few days as poor weather conditions are predicted. Signs will be erected on both sides of the Pass to alert motorists of the roads closure. The decision comes after a number of […]

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KCC Thanks Public For Their Co-Operation During ‘Red’ Alert

KCC Thanks Public For Their Co-Operation During ‘Red’ Alert

January 15, 2015 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY County Council has thanked the public for their co-operation over the past day during the Red weather warning which was issued yesterday afternoon by Met Eireann. The status was downgraded to ‘Orange’ earlier this morning. “Kerry County Council, An Garda Siochana and the HSE would like to thank […]

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‘Don’t Go Outside During Storm’ Advises Kerry County Council

‘Don’t Go Outside During Storm’ Advises Kerry County Council

January 14, 2015 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is advising people not to venture outdoors after Met Eireann increased their weather warning from Orange to RED for Kerry and other parts of the country with gusts of up to 150km/h predicted from 9pm tonight until 12 noon tomorrow. “This level of wind has the potential to cause damage […]

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Kerry Projects To Receive Over €200k Arts Council Funding In 2015

Kerry Projects To Receive Over €200k Arts Council Funding In 2015

January 12, 2015 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ARTS Council has announced major grant allocations for 2015, with €206,682  granted for Kerry projects. Kerry County Council was allocated a total of €26,110, while ‘Listowel Writers Week’ received €65,000 in funding. Elsewhere in Kerry, the Cill Rialaig Project, an artists retreat in Ballinskelligs that provides self-contained live-in work spaces for artists received a grant of €60,845. […]

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A Poignant Way To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

A Poignant Way To Remember Those Lost To Suicide

December 8, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Christmas marks the fourth year where a tree outside the old Tralee Town Council building will be used to remember those who have lost their lives to suicide. A special service will take place on Sunday, December 14, at 3pm at the building on Princes Street to begin the act […]

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Motor Tax Office Moves To Old Town Council Building From Monday

Motor Tax Office Moves To Old Town Council Building From Monday

December 4, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Motor Tax Office is to move to a new location in Tralee on Monday next. The new office will be in Prince’s Quay, formerly Tralee Town Council headquarters and across from the Brandon Hotel. From Monday, December 8, all Motor Tax queries and transactions in Kerry will be carried out in the […]

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Council Gets The Lock Gates Back In Operation

Council Gets The Lock Gates Back In Operation

November 12, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE lock gates have been repaired which means water will can be kept in the canal so rowers will be a welcome, regular sight again. The repairs were made on Tuesday with divers helping Kerry County Council staff and Kelliher crane hire with the operation so the gates can be opened and […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

€1m Paid Out In Compensation For Claims Made Against Tralee Town Council

November 12, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

ACCORDING to figures released by Kerry County Council, nearly €1m in compensation was paid out for claims made against Tralee Town Council in less than two years. The figures were released after a motion from Cllr Brendan Cronin at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Council, asking for the figures and the breakdown […]

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Kerry County Council Honours Victorious Kerry Teams

Kerry County Council Honours Victorious Kerry Teams

October 15, 2014 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Senior and Minor winning teams received one of the highest honours the Kerry County Council can bestow when, on Monday night, they were treated to a civic reception in the Council buildings in Rathass. Representatives from the senior panel in attendance were, Donnchadh Walsh, Killian Young, Barry John Keane, […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Former Tralee Councillors Receive over €111,000 In Retirement Payments

October 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm 2 comments

FORMER Tralee town councillors, who are now over 50, shared over €111,000 in retirement gratuities according to figures released by Kerry County Council. The six who receive the payments are Ted Fitzgerald (FF) €52,623; Johnnie Wall (FF) €28,851; Pat Hussey (FG) €16,650; Gillian Wharton-Slattery (Lab) €13,667; Mairead Fernane (FG) €8,316 and Dan Galvin (Lab) €5,154. Johnnie […]

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Tralee Could Host Europe-wide Entente Florale Ceremony In 2016

Tralee Could Host Europe-wide Entente Florale Ceremony In 2016

September 30, 2014 at 11:39 am 1 comment

  NOW that Tralee secured a Gold Medal in the Entente Florale competition on Friday, thoughts are now turning to the possibility hosting the awards ceremony in two years time to coincide with the celebrations to mark 800 years since the founding of the town. The Tralee delegation of John […]

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New Rose Sculpture Officially Unveiled

New Rose Sculpture Officially Unveiled

August 19, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the Roses joined Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Mr. Paschal Donohoe TD at the official unveiling of the Roses sculpture on the Tralee Bypass on Monday. ‘The Roses’ sculpture, which cost €74,000, and consists of three red roses on their stems was created by Mayo sculptor, Rory Breslin, as part of the […]

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Councillors Support Motion To End Political Church Gate Collections

Councillors Support Motion To End Political Church Gate Collections

July 22, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AN INDEPENDENT councillor called on elected members of the County Council to help put an end to all political parties holding church gate collections, at the monthly meeting on Monday. “Members of the public have told me over the years that they have been […]

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New Chief Executive Of Kerry County Council Has Nomination Approved

New Chief Executive Of Kerry County Council Has Nomination Approved

July 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Click on the above ad for more MOIRA Murrell’s nomination as Chief Executive of Kerry County Council was unanimously approved by the elected members of Kerry County Council at the July monthly meeting of the Council on Monday. A native of Killarney, Ms Murrell will take up her position […]

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