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Gold And Silver IMRO Awards For Radio Kerry Entries

Gold And Silver IMRO Awards For Radio Kerry Entries

October 5, 2019 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry won Gold and Two Silver awards at the 2019 National Radio Awards last night. They had six nominations at the awards which took place at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny, with ‘Cluas Chiarraí’ from Eoghain Fitzgerald and his students on the Kerry College radio broadcasting course, taking […]

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Radio Kerry Receives Six IMRO Nominations

Radio Kerry Receives Six IMRO Nominations

September 4, 2019 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has received six nominations for the 2019 National Radio Awards. The annual awards, sponsored by IMRO, recognise the best in Irish radio and include local, national and regional stations in the 32 counties.   The 2019 event will take place on Friday, October 4, at the Lyrath Estate Hotel […]

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An Afternoon For Fashionistas And Foodies At The Aghadoe Heights

An Afternoon For Fashionistas And Foodies At The Aghadoe Heights

July 13, 2019 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

GOT a passion for fashion? Well, on Sunday, September 29 you can exclusively preview what’s new and on trend for the coming Autumn / Winter season, while also enjoying a wonderful afternoon of superb food and wines in the magnificent setting of the Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa in Killarney. […]

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Radio Kerry Journalist Wins At Justice Media Awards

Radio Kerry Journalist Wins At Justice Media Awards

June 27, 2019 at 5:58 pm Comments are Disabled

A RADIO Kerry journalist has been announced as a winner at the 28th annual Justice Media Awards. Annascaul native Eamonn Hickson won the Newcomer Of The Year award at Blackhall Place, Dublin 7, with 35 awards and merits presented to the deserving winners. 120 of Ireland’s leading journalists gathered at the […]

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Maryanne Lowney, Treasa Murphy, Aisling O'Brien, Fiona Stack and Elaine Kinsella enjoying a Radio Kerry night out/birthday party on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Radio Kerry Staff Have Two Reasons To Celebrate On Night Out

June 1, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

IT was well-deserved. Radio Kerry staff worked their headphones off all last weekend, making sure the people of Kerry were up to speed with all the news from the local elections. We heard the counts, got expert analysis and listened to stories of triumph and defeat from Tralee and Killarney […]

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Radio Kerry To Acquire Clare FM And Tipp FM

Radio Kerry To Acquire Clare FM And Tipp FM

January 8, 2019 at 6:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Board of Radio Kerry has approved an offer to the shareholders of Clare Community Radio Holdings Ltd. to purchase the entire share capital of the company, Clare FM. It has also made an offer for Clare FM’s controlling interest in Tipp FM. The Board of Clare FM are recommending […]

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Missing Ballybunion man, William Mulvihill. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Radio Documentary Asks What Happened To Missing Kerry Man?

December 30, 2018 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE disappearance of a Ballybunion man who vanished without trace more than two years ago, is the subject of a documentary on Radio Kerry to be broadcast on Monday. ‘What happened to Willie Mulvihill’ was researched by journalist and broadcaster Deirdre Walsh, who’s also a native of Ballybunion and knew […]

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Host Deirdre Walsh (centre) with special guests Pamela Flood and Mary O'Donnell at the Radio Kerry Talkabout Tea Party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Looking Stylish At ‘Talkabout’ Event In Ballygarry

November 19, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large attendance at the second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Tea Party’ at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday afternoon for music, fashion, beauty tips and great food. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event was ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women […]

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Special guest Pamela Flood will join host Deirdre Walsh at the Talkabout Christmas Tea Party on Sunday November 18.

Radio Kerry Invites Ladies To The ‘Talkabout Tea Party’

November 8, 2018 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE second Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout Christmas Tea Party’ has been announced for Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday, November 18 with special guest, TV star Pamela Flood. Hosted by presenter Deirdre Walsh, the theme for this year’s event is ‘Looking good as you age’ with the focus on women in their […]

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Four IMRO National Radio Award Nominations For Radio Kerry

Four IMRO National Radio Award Nominations For Radio Kerry

September 4, 2018 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has received four nominations for the 2018 National Radio Awards. The annual awards, sponsored by IMRO, recognise the best in Irish radio and include local, national and regional stations in the 32 counties. The 2018 event will take place on Friday, October 5th at the Lyrath Estate Hotel […]

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At the launch of the Kevin Casey Award 2018 were, back row from left: Terrace Talk's Tim Moynihan, Marguerite Casey (Kevin’s Wife), Majella O’ Connell (Kevin’s sister), Martin Casey (Kevin’s brother), Mary Casey (Kevin’s mother), James O Connor, Adrian O Sullivan, Paddy Casey (Kevin’s father). Front Row: Kevin’s three sons, James, Mark & Paul Casey, nieces Maria & Meath O'Connell and nephew Liam O Connell.

Radio Kerry Launches Kevin Casey Award For Young Sports Journalists

April 4, 2018 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has launched this year’s award in memory a former journalist at the station who passed away in January 2017. The Kevin Casey Award for Young Sports Journalists is for young people aged between 15 and 18 and fancy becoming a sports journalist or reporter. Entrants are asked to write up […]

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Eoghain Fitzgerald and Sean O'Sullivan have joined the team at Radio Kerry.

Two New Additions To The Team At Radio Kerry

February 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry is welcoming two new members to the On-air and Training teams respectively. Former Kerry footballer Sean O’Sullivan will join the Radio Kerry’s Sports Department while Eoghain Fitzgerald, formerly Assistant Programme Director and Afternoon Show presenter at Spin South West, joins Radio Kerry as Manager of its Training Centre. […]

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John Herlihy (second left) with Radio Kerry colleagues Deirdre Walsh, Elma Nix, Eileen Moynihan, Trevor Galvin, Matthew Green and Shane O'Connor at his farewell party in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Radio Kerry Says Farewell To John Herlihy

February 18, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

HE has presented programmes, voiced ads and trained many of the DJs you hear on Radio  Kerry every week, but John Herlihy has decided to move on after 20 years at the station. Colleagues gathered at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night to say farewell to the Kilcummin native and […]

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Anne Marie O'Neill, Mary Casey and Breda Casey at the Radio Kerry Talkabout Afternoon Tea Party at Ballygarry House Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Talkabout’s Afternoon Tea Party Is A Sell-Out Success

November 20, 2017 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a sell-out crowd at an event in Ballygarry House Hotel yesterday which gave ladies plenty of fashion food for thought as the festive season approaches. The first-ever Radio Kerry ‘TalkAbout’ Christmas Afternoon Tea Party drew ladies from all over the county to the hotel and they enjoyed some […]

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Launching Radio Kerry's Christmas Jumper Day in aid of St Vincent de Paul were, front from left; Andrew Morrissey, Paddy Kevane (St Vincent de Paul) and Pat Kelly. Back from left; Alan Finn, Elaine Kinsella, Junior Locke (St Vincent de Paul), Melanie O'Sullivan and Brendan Fuller. Photo by Dermot Crean

Help Out A Great Cause By Taking Part In Christmas Jumper Day

November 17, 2017 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S raised almost €50,000 for St Vincent de Paul over the past few years, so everyone is encouraged to get the Christmas jumper out to help families in need this festive season. Radio Kerry’s third annual Christmas Jumper Day will take place on Friday, December 15 and Junior Locke of […]

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The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

The ‘Talkabout’ Afternoon Tea Party Will Brighten Up Your November

November 2, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry has announced details of its first-ever ‘TalkAbout’ Christmas Afternoon Tea Party. Tralee’s Ballygarry House Hotel is the venue for the event, which is inspired by some of the popular elements from the station’s afternoon talk show, hosted by Deirdre Walsh. So expect plenty of fashion, beauty and hair […]

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Amy Smith, Lorraine Smith, Brid Murphy and Roger Harty at the Four Corners of Kerry Final Heat held in the Brogue Inn on Friday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Paulie Goes Through To The Finals Of Four Corners Of Kerry Competition

October 22, 2017 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE fourth and final heat of the Four Corners Of Kerry competition held by Radio Kerry took place in the Brogue Inn on Friday night. Radio Kerry’s Brendan Fuller introduced the three acts performing on the night; Seamus Harty, Paulie O’Brien and Eoin Herlihy. Paulie O’Brien took the place by […]

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Andrew Morrissey and girlfriend Una Kerins at his 30th birthday party in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Radio Kerry’s Andrew Enjoys 30th Birthday Party In The Ashe Hotel

August 12, 2017 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A MILESTONE birthday was celebrated with gusto on Friday night, by a man with a voice familiar to tens of thousands. Radio Kerry’s Andrew Morrissey, who wakes up the county with co-host Elaine Kinsella on ‘Kerry’s Full Breakfast’, held a party at The Ashe Hotel  to mark his 30th birthday […]

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Want A Career In Radio? Kerry ETB Has The Course For You

Want A Career In Radio? Kerry ETB Has The Course For You

August 1, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re interested in a career in radio, the Kerry ETB Training Centre are holding an eight week course this month which is an ideal starting point. The Foundation In Radio course — delivered by Radio Kerry Training and starting on August 14 — is an excellent opportunity to access […]

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Tributes Paid To Former Radio Kerry Journalist Who Died Yesterday

Tributes Paid To Former Radio Kerry Journalist Who Died Yesterday

January 4, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Radio Kerry journalist passed away yesterday. Glenflesk native Kevin Casey (40), who worked for Waterford radio station WLR FM, died yesterday after a short illness. He previously worked in the sports department of Radio Kerry, at The Kerryman for a short period and was PRO […]

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Tralee Woman Collects National Award For Radio Kerry Show

Tralee Woman Collects National Award For Radio Kerry Show

November 5, 2016 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A ST Brendan’s Park woman collected a national award last night for her work on Radio Kerry’s agricultural show, Agritime. Aisling O’Brien, who presents the show, collected the Best Radio Programme or Story category award in the 2016 Agricultural Journalism Awards last night. Continued below… The show was among three finalists in the category […]

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Radio Kerry Wins Local Station Of The Year At PPI Awards

Radio Kerry Wins Local Station Of The Year At PPI Awards

October 7, 2016 at 11:22 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry won the local station of the year at the PPI awards – the radio ‘Oscars’ – in Kilkenny tonight. The station was up for seven awards at the black tie ceremony at the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, but was unsuccessful with those nominations. However, the station won the Local […]

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The victorious Tralee Golf Club who won the AIG Munster Junior Cup.

Tralee Nominees In Sports Star Of The Month Award

September 7, 2016 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Golf Club Junior Cup team and a Tralee Harriers Club stalwart are vying for the August 2016 Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Sports Star(s) of the month. Patsy O’Connor of Tralee Harriers competed in the Over 60’s National Glohealth Master championships. He won gold in the Shot, Javelin and Discus and […]

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Announcing details of the new arts slot on the Saturday Supplement on Radio Kerry – l-r: Kate Kennelly (Arts Officer, Kerry County Council), Frank Lewis (Radio Kerry), Moira Murrell (Chief Executive, Kerry County Council).

Council Supports New Arts Slot On Radio Kerry

September 5, 2016 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has announced details of a new monthly arts and culture slot which will be broadcast on Radio Kerry once a month. ‘Creative Kingdom’ is a new feature which will be aired on the second Saturday of every month as part of the Saturday Supplement programme with Frank Lewis. Supported by […]

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Mystery Of How Radio Kerry Keyring Was Buried On A Farm In American Mid-West

Mystery Of How Radio Kerry Keyring Was Buried On A Farm In American Mid-West

July 26, 2016 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A FARMER in Iowa is trying to solve a mystery as to how a Radio Kerry keyring came to be buried on his farm in the middle of nowhere. Some weeks ago, Radio Kerry received an envelope containing a rusty old keyring dating back to when the station was first launched over 25 years […]

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Tralee Woman Wins International Award For Radio Documentary

Tralee Woman Wins International Award For Radio Documentary

July 12, 2016 at 2:26 pm 1 comment

IT’S been a very good week for students in the Kerry ETB/Radio Kerry training course. Earlier we told you about graduate Dan Kearney winning a global award in London. But another student of the course has also won a major international award. Tralee woman Gráinne McPolin, a student of radio broadcasting […]

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Kerry ETB Graduate Wins Two Global Awards In London

Kerry ETB Graduate Wins Two Global Awards In London

July 12, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

  A KERRY ETB Training Centre graduate received two prestigious global awards in London for his work and achievement during his training course in Radio. Dan Kearney from Castleisland received a City and Guilds Global Gold Medal of Excellence in London against global competition for his outstanding work during his […]

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A Good Friday Fishy Treat For Nurses At Children’s Ward In The Hospital

A Good Friday Fishy Treat For Nurses At Children’s Ward In The Hospital

March 25, 2016 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

TODAY is a dangerous day if you’re a fish. On Good Friday, the Catholic tradition of abstaining from meat is still strong in Kerry and it’s a bumper time for Quinlan’s Fish Shops. The successful company ran a competition on Radio Kerry to find a group of people deserving of […]

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Kerry ETB Course Graduate Wins Global Award

Kerry ETB Course Graduate Wins Global Award

March 16, 2016 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

A GRADUATE of the Kerry ETB Radio Broadcasting Course run by Radio Kerry Training, has won a prestigious Global Award. Castleisland native, Dan Kearney, has been awarded a City & Guilds Medal for his portfolio, which includes his documentary ‘Once Were Champions’ about Castleisland Desmonds’ winning the 1985 All-Ireland Senior Football […]

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Owen Leaves Radio Kerry For New Role In Kerry County Council

Owen Leaves Radio Kerry For New Role In Kerry County Council

January 16, 2016 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY was a sad day for staff in Radio Kerry as a popular member of staff finished up at the station. Journalist Owen O’Shea, who has been bringing the people of Kerry the news for the past two years, is set to take up a new role as Communications Officer […]

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