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Ballymullen roundabout.

Tralee Green Party Rep Calls For Greater Protection For Cyclists At Roundabouts

November 24, 2020 at 11:15 am 2 comments

THE Green Party Tralee representative has called for safe cycling routes on roundabouts after a young girl was knocked off her bike in a hit and run incident last week. Anne-Marie Fuller was speaking after the incident last Thursday evening where the girl received minor injuries after she was hit […]

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Council Encourages Public To Shine A Light For Road Safety This Sunday

Council Encourages Public To Shine A Light For Road Safety This Sunday

November 12, 2020 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging people in the county to shine a light for road safety on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims this Sunday. The campaign, in memory for all of those who have lost their lives on our roads, will see council buildings across Ireland lit […]

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President of IT Tralee Students Union, Petrina Comerford (centre) accepting an RSA award at the ceremony on Wednesday.

IT Tralee’s Road Safety Week Event Wins National RSA Award

December 11, 2019 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee has won an award at the RSA’s 12th annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards in Croke Park today (Wednesday). The Institute won the Education Third Level award for the Road Safety Week spearheaded by Petrina Comerford, in her role earlier this year as Vice President for Welfare […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee TY Students Attend AXA Roadsafe Roadshow AT INEC

PHOTOS: Tralee TY Students Attend AXA Roadsafe Roadshow AT INEC

November 29, 2019 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE AXA Roadsafe Roadshow, in partnership with An Garda Siochana, delivered a hard-hitting road safety message to over 1,200 Transition Year students in Kerry, including many from Tralee schools, on Tuesday. This is the fourth AXA Roadsafe Roadshow of the Autumn schedule aimed primarily at Transition Year students in secondary schools […]

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Gardaí In Kerry Conducting ‘Slow Down’ Day

Gardaí In Kerry Conducting ‘Slow Down’ Day

May 24, 2019 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Kerry and around the country are conducting a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down” Day, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, from this morning at 7am until 7am on Saturday. The objective is to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and […]

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Cathaoirleach Cllr Norma Foley and Deputy Chief Executive, Charlie O’Sullivan with the winners of the annual Road Safety Calendar competition hosted by Kerry County Council.

Primary School Pupils Highlight Road Safety In Calendar

December 18, 2018 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  PRIMARY school pupils from around the county have used their artistic skills to highlight and promote road safety through their winning submissions to the 2019 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition which is hosted annual by the local authority. Charlie O’Sullivan, Deputy Chief Executive, Kerry County Council this […]

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Gardaí And RSA To Bring ‘Roll Over Simulator’ To Tralee

Gardaí And RSA To Bring ‘Roll Over Simulator’ To Tralee

August 15, 2018 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE will have the chance to use the ‘Roll Over Simulator’ when An Garda Síochána and Road Safety Authority (RSA) bring a display and information stand to the small Tesco car park in the town centre between 10am and 6pm on this Saturday. The interactive road safety experience simulator is highly effective in […]

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Appeal To ‘Bike Safe’ As Figures Show 11 Motorcyclists Died On Kerry Roads Since 2010

Appeal To ‘Bike Safe’ As Figures Show 11 Motorcyclists Died On Kerry Roads Since 2010

April 19, 2018 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to motorcycle riders to ‘Bike Safe’ as the risk to riders’ safety is set to increase over the summer months. The appeal comes as statistics show 11 motorcyclists have died on Kerry roads between 2010 and 2017, the fourth […]

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Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan, with the winning entrants for the Kerry County Council 2018 Road Safety Calendar.

Primary School Pupils’ Art Features In Council’s Road Safety Calendar

December 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY school pupils from Kilflynn, Ardfert, Ballyheigue and around the county demonstrated their artistic skills to highlight road safety in the 2018 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition. This week, David Doyle, Senior Engineer, Operations, Capital Infrastructure and Safety Department, Kerry County Council presented the twelve winning pupils from various primary […]

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Launching the new Road Safety Plan for Kerry in the Council Chamber, l-r: Chief Superintendent, An Garda Síochána, Tom Myers; Road Safety Promotion Officer, Road Safety Authority, Eileen Cunningham; Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Michael O’Shea; Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell; Road Safety Officer, Kerry County Council, Michelle Mullane; Patient Transport Manager, HSE, Brendan Galwey.

Council Publishes Five-Year Road Safety Plan For Kerry

July 3, 2017 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has published a five-year road safety plan for the county. The plan, which aims to develop a co-ordinated approach to the issue of road safety, was adopted by councillors late last year and covers the period up to 2020. The new plan focuses on progress on the […]

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Pupils From All Over County Take Part In Road Safety Calendar Competition

Pupils From All Over County Take Part In Road Safety Calendar Competition

December 15, 2016 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY school pupils from around the county have demonstrated their artistic skills by highlighting road safety in their entries for inclusion in the 2017 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition. On Thursday morning, Paul Neary, Senior Engineer, Operations & Safety Department, Kerry County Council presented the twelve winning pupils from various primary […]

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Kerry Gardaí And Council Urge Road Users To ‘Be Safe And Be Seen’ During Winter Months

Kerry Gardaí And Council Urge Road Users To ‘Be Safe And Be Seen’ During Winter Months

November 7, 2016 at 4:53 pm 1 comment

THE Kerry Joint Policing Committee is calling on all road users in Kerry to exercise care over the winter months and to ‘Be Safe and Be Seen’ on the county’s roads. The Committee has encouraged the use of high visibility clothing and is asking all road users to ensure lights […]

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Applegreen To Give Free Coffee To Drivers As Gardaí Launch Weekend Road Safety Campaign

Applegreen To Give Free Coffee To Drivers As Gardaí Launch Weekend Road Safety Campaign

October 27, 2016 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE RSA and An Garda Síochána are teaming up with Applegreen Service Station to help keep drivers alert this weekend. With the clocks going back this weekend, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána today urged road-users to ensure they can be clearly seen when out on the roads as […]

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Local Gardaí To Check Vehicles For Bald Tyres This Wednesday

Local Gardaí To Check Vehicles For Bald Tyres This Wednesday

October 5, 2015 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAÍ in Tralee and around the country are to check tyres this Wednesday as part of National Tyre Safety Day. In a national operation, Gardaí will be stopping vehicles and checking for offences relating to bald tyres and tyres unsuitable for their vehicles. They are appealing for motorists to check their […]

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