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STORM UPDATE: No Roads Closed In Tralee Area But Watch Out For Debris

STORM UPDATE: No Roads Closed In Tralee Area But Watch Out For Debris

November 28, 2018 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

STORM Diana is affecting the county this morning and while there are no reports of roads closed in the Tralee area, Gardai report that a number of incidents have occurred on the Tralee/Fenit Road this morning where debris is an issue. Elsewhere, Kerry County Council is aware of and dealing with […]

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Storm Ali Causing Damage Around The County

Storm Ali Causing Damage Around The County

September 19, 2018 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

STORM Ali is causing damage and traffic disruptions around the county this morning. A Status Orange Wind Warning is in effect until 1pm and people are advised to take great care if travelling. Met Eireann say gusts in excess of 130 km/h are possible in coastal regions of the west […]

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Council Chief Thanks Staff, Emergency Services And Public For Co-operation During Storm

Council Chief Thanks Staff, Emergency Services And Public For Co-operation During Storm

October 17, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Chief Executive of Kerry County Council has thanked members of the public in the county for their support and co-operation during Storm Ophelia on Monday. The Council is continuing to assess the damage caused by the storm and has already cleared many roads of fallen trees, branches and other […]

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Fenit earlier today. Photo by Liam Geary

STORM UPDATE: Council To Fully Assess Damage Caused By Ophelia On Tuesday

October 16, 2017 at 8:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is reminding members of the public that the Code Red Level weather warning remains in place for the county until 1am on Tuesday and that people should remain indoors and avoid travelling tonight until Storm Ophelia passes. It will be Tuesday before Kerry County Council will be able to […]

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STORM UPDATE: All Schools To Remain Closed Tomorrow Says Minister

STORM UPDATE: All Schools To Remain Closed Tomorrow Says Minister

October 16, 2017 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

ALL schools will remain closed on Tuesday, the Minister for Education has confirmed. Despite the fact that the storm will have abated by tomorrow morning, Minister Richard Bruton gave the reasons for the closure to remain in place in a series of tweets. He stated; “Following careful consideration by the […]

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Tralee in the eye of the storm earlier. Photo via Wild Water Adventures

Storm Update: Council News On Damage Caused By Ophelia

October 16, 2017 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

STORM Ophelia continues to cause problems all over the county but no major incidents have been reported in Tralee. After the sun shone for over an hour and a half, it’s clouding over now and the rain has started. The following issues have been reported to Kerry County Council as […]

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People Were Tweeting Pictures Of A Sunny Tralee Earlier

People Were Tweeting Pictures Of A Sunny Tralee Earlier

October 16, 2017 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE there are still more strong winds to come according to Met Eireann, many people have been tweeting pictures and videos of the sun shining in Tralee over the past half hour. It was incredibly windy around 12.45 in Tralee and while it’s still blustery, it’s seems like a lull […]

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Storm Update: Kerry To Get Strongest Winds This Afternoon

Storm Update: Kerry To Get Strongest Winds This Afternoon

October 16, 2017 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has supplied the following update on the storm affecting the county as of 12noon today • N70 road at Blackwater Bridge is partially blocked • Tree resting on power line at Kilmurry Road, Kenmare • Tree down at Dromoughty Road, Kenmare • Tree down at Over the […]

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Storm Update: Trees Down And Power Outages In Killarney And South Kerry

Storm Update: Trees Down And Power Outages In Killarney And South Kerry

October 16, 2017 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

AS winds pick up around Tralee coming up to 9am, there are a few trees down already in south Kerry. A tree was down at Cahir NS near Kenmare (R569) but has since been removed. A tree was down on the Killarney to Barraduff road on Barraduff side and another by […]

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The Latest Update From Kerry County Council About Storm Ophelia

The Latest Update From Kerry County Council About Storm Ophelia

October 15, 2017 at 10:45 pm 1 comment

THE Kerry Local Emergency Coordination Group met again tonight at County Buildings in Tralee to discuss Storm Ophelia and the Code Level Red weather warning for Kerry which is now in place from the earlier time of 6AM on Monday to 12am on Tuesday. Earlier advice issued still applies with the following […]

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All Schools In Kerry Closed For Tomorrow Due To Storm

October 15, 2017 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Department of Education is informing all schools in areas affected by Met Éireann’s status red wind alert to remain closed tomorrow. This means children in all Kerry schools will not attend tomorrow.     According to Met Éireann, it looks like the strongest and most damaging winds are […]

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Kerry County Council Tells Public To Prepare For Big Storm Ahead

Kerry County Council Tells Public To Prepare For Big Storm Ahead

October 14, 2017 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has activated its Major Weather Emergency Plan following the issuing by Met Eireann this afternoon of a Code Level Red severe weather warning for Kerry. Earlier today, Met Eireann  issued a Level Red weather warning for counties including Kerry which is in effect from 9am on Monday […]

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Kerry County Council To Get €4m For Storm Damaged Roads

Kerry County Council To Get €4m For Storm Damaged Roads

February 19, 2016 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

AN allocation of €4 million will be given to Kerry County Council to urgently address damaged regional and local roads following recent winter storms. The Government funding will be provided immediately to the council to begin the repairs. “I welcome the funding for Kerry roads after a particularly severe winter period which […]

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‘Red’ Weather Warning Possible As Storm Is Set To Hit West Coast

‘Red’ Weather Warning Possible As Storm Is Set To Hit West Coast

January 14, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

  WHILE the heavy snowfall expected around town thankfully failed to materialise, we’re certainly not out of the woods, weather wise. A storm is set to hit the west coast of Ireland later today. It will bring with it, strong winds, high seas and heavy rain. A spokesperson for Met Eireann quoted […]

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