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Met Éireann Issues Snow-Ice Warning For Rest Of The Week

Met Éireann Issues Snow-Ice Warning For Rest Of The Week

January 28, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

WINTER is here. We’ve escaped the really cold weather so far, but that’s about to change this week. Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Snow-ice warning for the entire country, saying it is going to be very cold this week with scattered wintry showers, frequent across the southwest, west […]

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Council Chief Thanks Public For Support During Cold Weather Spell

Council Chief Thanks Public For Support During Cold Weather Spell

March 6, 2018 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell, has thanked members of the public for their cooperation and support during the recent adverse weather conditions. Over the course of several days, the Kerry Local Coordination Group – including Kerry County Council, An Garda Síochána, the HSE, Kerry Civil Defence […]

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PHOTOS: The Last Of Your Fun In The Snow Images

PHOTOS: The Last Of Your Fun In The Snow Images

March 4, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

WELL the snow is gone (in Tralee anyway) and although it caused disruption to businesses and services in town, a lot of people had fun with it while it was here. We asked you to send in some photos and we posted many of them on Friday. Here’s our final […]

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WATCH: Tralee From The Air Under A Blanket Of Snow

WATCH: Tralee From The Air Under A Blanket Of Snow

March 3, 2018 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

THAT photo of St John’s Church was pretty spectacular yesterday, but Shane Turner’s drone did a whole lot more. In case you haven’t seen it already, here’s Shane’s footage of Tralee from the air on a cold Friday morning in Tralee…

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Amy O'Brien's photo of Blennerville yesterday

Update On The Effects Of The Cold Weather

March 3, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A STATUS Orange weather warning is now in effect for Kerry until 6pm this evening. Freezing temperatures and further snowfall overnight means many routes will remain dangerous for driving over the course of the morning. While national primary routes were treated from 5am this morning by council crews, there will be […]

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WATCH: There Was Some Skiing On The Short Mountain Today

WATCH: There Was Some Skiing On The Short Mountain Today

March 2, 2018 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something you don’t see very often. Bertie Brosnan sent us in this video of a guy skiing on the Short Mountain outside Tralee earlier today. It looks pretty cold up there but a lot of fun. It might not be the Alps but they were making the best of […]

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Met Eireann.

Weather Warning Downgraded To Status Orange For Munster

March 2, 2018 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

MET Eireann has downgraded its snow-ice warning for Munster from Red to Orange from now until 9am tomorrow morning. Snow accumulations will continue to increase though, due to further falls of snow in the coming hours in the province. Much of today’s snow had thawed around Tralee by late afternoon, […]

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Ronan and Aoife Hobbert in Caherslee.

PHOTOS: More Family Fun In The Snow From Around Tralee And Beyond

March 2, 2018 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU’VE been posting loads of pics to us via Facebook of having fun in the snow in Tralee and around the county. The Status Red alert is due to be lifted at 6pm but it’s still snowing as I type this in Tralee so be safe in the snow. Here’s […]

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Stay Off The Road Is Still The Message From Council

Stay Off The Road Is Still The Message From Council

March 2, 2018 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the Status Red weather warning still in effect for Kerry and with further snowfall and freezing conditions anticipated this evening and tonight, the Kerry Local Coordination Group is appealing to members of the public not to travel for the rest of today. At this stage, national primary routes in the […]

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Nora Corridon sent in this family pic.

PHOTOS: More Images From Tralee And Around Kerry This Morning

March 2, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

WELL the blizzards and wind didn’t materialise in Kerry but a lot of snow fell. You’ve been sending in your pics of what it looks like in your area and it apparently some of you have been busy making snowmen…  

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PHOTOS: Here’s Your Images From All Over Kerry Of The Snowfall Overnight

PHOTOS: Here’s Your Images From All Over Kerry Of The Snowfall Overnight

March 2, 2018 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE woke up to a blanket of snow this morning and you’ve been sending in your pics from around the county. The Kerry Local Emergency Coordination Group says there has been significant snowfall in the county, with high accumulations in isolated areas overnight. There are treacherous conditions across Kerry and […]

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Met Eireann.

Status Red Weather Alert Extended Again For Munster

March 1, 2018 at 7:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Status Red snow-ice warning for Munster and Leinster has been extended to 6pm on Friday by Met Eireann. They say there will be blizzard conditions tonight and during Friday in Leinster and Munster. Southern and eastern coastal counties are expected to receive exceptionally high accumulations, up to one metre […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee Waiting For The Storm To Hit

PHOTOS: #Tralee Waiting For The Storm To Hit

March 1, 2018 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

SOCIAL media was a bit bemused this morning/afternoon in Tralee and the surrounding area, as we all waited for the big freeze to arrive. The national media is bombarding us with images of a winter wonderland from all over the country, but by 5.30pm it was cold with no sign […]

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Status Red Weather Alert: Update On Opening Hours For Businesses

Status Red Weather Alert: Update On Opening Hours For Businesses

March 1, 2018 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

SOME updates on reviewed opening times for businesses due to the Status Red Weather Alert. • Tralee Bay Wetlands and the Ballyseedy Wetlands Cafe will be closed today and Friday. They are hopeful that the centre, cafe and facilities will re-open for business as usual this Saturday. • The Aqua Dome […]

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Supermarkets Review Trading Hours In Light Of Status Red Warning

Supermarkets Review Trading Hours In Light Of Status Red Warning

February 28, 2018 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH the storm approaching and a Status Red weather warning issued, the large supermarkets have had to review their opening times for Thursday and Friday. Tesco Stores in Kerry will open from 9am-2pm on Thursday and on Friday they will open from 1pm. They will keep these trading hours under review. […]

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‘Stay At Home’ During Red Weather Alert Is The Message To Public

‘Stay At Home’ During Red Weather Alert Is The Message To Public

February 28, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Local Coordination Group met again this afternoon to review preparations for the severe weather forecast for Kerry over the next two days. A Status Red weather warning for Kerry is effective for the period from 4pm on Thursday to 12 noon on Friday. The group has stated that […]

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All Schools And Colleges In Kerry To Close On Thursday And Friday

All Schools And Colleges In Kerry To Close On Thursday And Friday

February 28, 2018 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL schools and colleges in Kerry are to close for Thursday and Friday, the Department of Education has confirmed. The decision to close schools and colleges in Munster and Leinster has been made for safety reasons due to the Status Red snow/ice warning issued this morning for the two provinces, […]

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Met Eireann.

Status Red Warning Issued For Munster As Blizzard Conditions Forecast

February 28, 2018 at 12:21 pm 1 comment

LOOKS like we’re going to get a real blast of Storm Emma down here after all. Met Eireann has updated their warnings for the cold weather with a Red Status snow/ice warning issued for Munster and Leinster for Thursday at 4pm to Friday midday. Blizzard-like conditions will develop in heavy […]

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Kerry Escapes The Worst Of Cold Weather Spell

Kerry Escapes The Worst Of Cold Weather Spell

February 28, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

IN their update on the cold weather situation this morning, Met Eireann has not issued any snow/ice warning for Kerry. It appears, at this stage, that Kerry will escape the worst of the adverse conditions with the east coast under a Status Red, neighbours Cork under Status Orange and Clare […]

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Council Placing Grit At Locations Around Tralee For Public Use

Council Placing Grit At Locations Around Tralee For Public Use

February 27, 2018 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Local Coordination Group met again at County Buildings today to review preparations for the cold weather conditions expected over the coming days with regard to weather advisories issued by Met Éireann. The salting of major routes across the county will continue as required in the coming days. Motorists […]

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Preparations Being Made For The Big Freeze This Week

Preparations Being Made For The Big Freeze This Week

February 26, 2018 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Local Coordination Group met at County Buildings this morning to review preparations for the adverse weather conditions forecast for later this week. While it looks like, at this stage, Kerry will escape the worst of the low temperatures and snowfall, the group which consists of Kerry County Council, An […]

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