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Traffic Returns To Bridge Street/The Mall On Thursday Evening

Traffic Returns To Bridge Street/The Mall On Thursday Evening

December 13, 2017 at 11:22 am 0 comments

THE Mall and Bridge Street in Tralee will re-open to traffic on Thursday evening at 6.00pm following the completion of works costing approximately €1.7m as part of the Tralee Active Travel Town Project. New taxi bye-laws have been in place since Tuesday and the part-pedestrianisation of The Mall will come […]

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New Lights Tested On The Mall

New Lights Tested On The Mall

December 4, 2017 at 5:40 pm Comments are Disabled

IN case you are passing on The Mall later and the Christmas lights are off here’s what’s happened. The new lights on the Mall are being tested again this evening for about an hour from 7pm. To facilitate this, the existing public lights as well as the Christmas lighting will […]

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Bridge Street Works To Continue Until Mid-December

Bridge Street Works To Continue Until Mid-December

December 2, 2017 at 10:35 am 1 comment

WHILE the paving works have been completed on Bridge Street, it will be another couple of weeks before the street will be open to traffic at night. The main improvement works in the Mall/Bridge Street are now substantially complete. The paving on Bridge Street has been completed this week and […]

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Paving works underway on Bridge Street on Thursday.

Bridge Street Work Won’t Be Finished Until End Of November

November 17, 2017 at 11:11 am 1 comment

IT has emerged that the works which have been taking place on the Bridge Street area won’t be completed until the end of the month. The work on The Mall/Bridge Street project was scheduled to finish on Tuesday, November 21, but it’s clear now that this will not happen and […]

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Councillors Vote For Daytime Pedestrianisation Of The Mall

Councillors Vote For Daytime Pedestrianisation Of The Mall

November 10, 2017 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mall is to be a pedestrianised area during the day after Councillors voted in favour of traffic calming measures on a trial basis. The area from the junction of Russell Street an Bridge Street down through The Mall will be accessible to pedestrians only from 10.30am to 6pm from […]

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Workers Install New Benches At The Mall

Workers Install New Benches At The Mall

October 18, 2017 at 3:22 pm 1 comment

IF you were walking in the Mall over the past week you’ll have noticed a few small changes. While most of the work is still continuing past Quinlans on Bridge Street, workers have also been adding a few things to the main Mall. A number of bins have been put […]

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Public Consultation On Taxi Ranks And Pedestrianising The Mall Begins

Public Consultation On Taxi Ranks And Pedestrianising The Mall Begins

September 21, 2017 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A PUBLIC consultation process on pedestrianising The Mall during the day and the location of taxi ranks has begun. Kerry County Council is proposing traffic calming measures in Bridge Street and The Mall and this includes pedestrianisation of the area from 10.30am and 6.30pm, making this area exclusive to pedestrians […]

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PHOTOS: The Mall Is All Set To Welcome Festival Visitors

PHOTOS: The Mall Is All Set To Welcome Festival Visitors

August 13, 2017 at 11:32 am 1 comment

SO the workmen are gone now and we’re on our own! Yes, the workers who have been transforming  the Mall won’t be seen for about two weeks and in fairness they’ve left the area in fine fettle. The Mall is open to pedestrians now and in this writer’s opinion it […]

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PHOTOS: Mural In Town Centre Is Looking Amazing

PHOTOS: Mural In Town Centre Is Looking Amazing

August 13, 2017 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE amazing mural at the Abbey Street/Dominick Street junction off The Square is due to be finished today and it looks amazing. The new mural, some 20 metres long by 10 metres high, has been slowly revealing itself in Abbey Street just off The Square, over the past week in […]

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PHOTOS: The Barriers Come Down On The Mall And It’s Coming On Well

PHOTOS: The Barriers Come Down On The Mall And It’s Coming On Well

August 3, 2017 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME of the barriers lining both sides of The Mall came down this week and the first thing you notice is how much space there is! The barriers came down from Costa Coffee/Penneys down as far as Elverys/Easons and  while it’s far from the finished article, it looks really impressive, […]

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Gentlemen at the bench outside the Mall in happier times.

Where To Now For The Eason’s Benchwarmers?

July 19, 2017 at 4:30 pm 2 comments

IT was a popular spot to put the world to rights before The Mall works began and apparently there will be ample seating to continue same when the area is finished in November…just not outside Eason’s. Sinn Féin Cllr Pa Daly had a motion at the Tralee Municipal District meeting […]

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The Mall pictured on Saturday night last, with a section on the main carriageway completed up past Penney's.

Chewing Gum Already Spoiling Look Of The New Mall Pavements

July 18, 2017 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE town councillor is asking the public to dispose of their chewing gum in a proper manner, as the surface of the new pavements in The Mall are already being defaced by the gum. Cllr Toireasa Ferris was speaking at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Tuesday, where members […]

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The entrance to The Mall from Denny Street with potted plants brightening up what is still technically a building site. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pavement Work Progressing On Both Sides Of The Mall

July 2, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the Council confirmed this week that the work on The Mall is unlikely to be completed earlier than the scheduled November finish date, progress looks steady as June ends. We called down for a look on Friday and saw that very soon, people will be able to walk by […]

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Public Objections To Mall Road Closure To Be Received Up To Next Tuesday

Public Objections To Mall Road Closure To Be Received Up To Next Tuesday

March 28, 2017 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

AS part of the next phase of a €1.7m investment in the Denny Street/The Mall area of Tralee under the Tralee Active Travel project, Kerry County Council is proposing to close The Mall and Bridge Street (from the junction with Russell Street towards the Mall) to traffic from April 24 to November 21. […]

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PHOTOS: The Trees In The Mall Are Gone

PHOTOS: The Trees In The Mall Are Gone

March 2, 2017 at 11:13 am 2 comments

THAT didn’t take very long. Shoppers and  workers were greeted with a different looking Mall this morning as the 13 trees which adorned the area were cut down. As reported yesterday, the trees were to be removed by the Council in anticipation of works on The Mall later this year. […]

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Trees in The Mall will be cut down tomorrow.

The Big Trees In The Mall Will Be Cut Down Tomorrow

March 1, 2017 at 12:21 pm 1 comment

THE landscape of The Mall will look a whole lot different tomorrow evening. With the work due to commence on a shared space for motorists and pedestrians in May, workers will take the initial step tomorrow of cutting down the trees which have stood in The Mall for 20 years. […]

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Quinlan's Seafood Bar, situated in The Mall.

Chamber Describes Timing Of Water Mains Work In Town Centre As “Bizarre”

October 13, 2016 at 7:59 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has described the decision by Kerry County Council and Irish Water, to dig up part of Tralee town centre for the next six weeks as “bizarre”. A letter from Kerry County Council was issued to businesses this week, saying work would start this coming Monday on replacing an existing […]

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Denny Street.

Denny Street Two-Way Traffic Work To Begin In September

August 4, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

DENNY Street will be two-way traffic by Christmas and works on the shared space in The Mall/Bridge Street/Russell Street will begin in January 2017 it was revealed last night. Kerry County Council Senior Executive Engineer, Eamon Scanlon, briefed local businesspeople  on the upcoming works at a meeting in the Imperial Hotel last […]

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Return To Two-Way System On Denny Street To Go Ahead Soon

Return To Two-Way System On Denny Street To Go Ahead Soon

July 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

PLANS for two way traffic to return on Denny Street have received the go ahead along with a number of other changes to Tralee town centre at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Tuesday. There has been considerable opposition over the loss of 66 car spaces on Denny Street and the effect […]

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Council Releases Images Of What Town Centre Will Look Like After Proposed Works

Council Releases Images Of What Town Centre Will Look Like After Proposed Works

May 17, 2016 at 3:43 pm 3 comments

KERRY County Council has released images of what the The Mall, Bridge Street and Russell Street will look like after proposed works later this year. The images were released as part of the public consultation process, which has commenced in recent days in relation to the materials to be used on The […]

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Quinlan’s Makes Top Three Fish And Chip Shops In Ireland List

Quinlan’s Makes Top Three Fish And Chip Shops In Ireland List

July 17, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

QUINLAN’S Seafood Bars in Tralee and Killarney have battered the opposition to make into a top ten list of best fish and chip shops in Ireland compiled by the Irish Daily Star. The business – based in The Mall with sister outlets in Killarney and now in Cork – has beaten off […]

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VIDEO: Christy Rocks Town Centre At Annual Garda Christmas Collection

VIDEO: Christy Rocks Town Centre At Annual Garda Christmas Collection

December 16, 2014 at 4:22 pm 1 comment

THE rain poured but spirits soared as Christy McCarthy gave his annual guest performance with Garda musicians on Tuesday afternoon for the annual Garda Christmas collection. Belting out rock n roll hit after hit, many passers-by stopped to take it all in outside Walsh Brothers Shoes, even though the heavens had opened […]

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