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There’s A Heatwave On The Way Over The Next Week

There’s A Heatwave On The Way Over The Next Week

June 20, 2018 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

GET ready to break out the barbecues (and leave them out!) because summer is truly on the way. Met Eireann is predicting a heatwave for Kerry and the rest of the country in the coming week with temperatures rising as we get to the weekend and it’s set to stay […]

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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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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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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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Status Red Warning Extended To Entire Country And It’s Already In Effect

Status Red Warning Extended To Entire Country And It’s Already In Effect

March 1, 2018 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

LAST night at 11pm, Met Éireann extended its Status Red snow-ice warning for the whole of Ireland with immediate effect. The warning has also been extended until 3pm on Friday.  Heavy snow showers will bring accumulations of significant levels with all areas at risk. Blizzard conditions will develop from the […]

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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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Status Yellow Wind Warning In Effect For This Afternoon

Status Yellow Wind Warning In Effect For This Afternoon

September 12, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

MET Eireann has issued another wind warning for Kerry for Tuesday. The Status Yellow warning is valid from 2pm this afternoon until midnight tonight. A deepening depression is expected to track eastwards across the centre of Ireland, (Galway to Dublin) this evening with a band of very strong winds on […]

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Met Eireann Issues Wind Warning For Sunday Night

Met Eireann Issues Wind Warning For Sunday Night

September 8, 2017 at 7:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AT least it’s not rain. Met Eireann are giving us plenty of notice for some windy weather on the way as the weekend comes to a close. A Yellow Status Wind Warning has  been issued Kerry, Galway, Mayo, Clare and Cork, valid from Sunday at 6pm to Monday 9am. Some very strong […]

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Status Orange Rainfall Warning Issued For Kerry

May 14, 2017 at 8:49 pm Comments are Disabled

JUDGING by recent weather warnings by Met Eireann for this part of the country, you might want to take this with pinch of salt, but… There’s a Status Orange Rainfall Warning issued for Cork and Kerry from midnight tonight until 1am on Tuesday morning. It’s expected that 50 to 70mm of rain will […]

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Rainfall Warning For Kerry Tonight And Tomorrow

April 29, 2017 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT good news. The weather is a bit showery and blustery so far today and it’s not going to get better anytime soon according to Met Eireann. In fact they have issued a Yellow Status rainfall warning for Cork, Kerry and Limerick. Between 20 and 35 mm of rain expected […]

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We’re In For Some Fine Weather This Weekend

We’re In For Some Fine Weather This Weekend

April 7, 2017 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

TOO early to break out the barbecue? We’re in store for some great spring sunshine this weekend in Tralee so get out and enjoy it. Today is a lovely day in the town and around the county with highs of about 16 degrees. It’ll be a dry night and tomorrow […]

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Council Warning Motorists After Weather Affects Roads

Council Warning Motorists After Weather Affects Roads

January 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is asking motorists to avoid the Conor Pass in west Kerry following heavy snowfalls and icy conditions. There has been snow at the county bounds on the N22 and driving conditions there are poor. In all parts of the county, motorists are asked to drive with care and […]

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WATCH: The Snow Is Pretty Bad Up On The Conor Pass

WATCH: The Snow Is Pretty Bad Up On The Conor Pass

January 12, 2017 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S snowing around town this afternoon but it’s nothing compared to the weather on the Conor Pass this morning. Photographer Florian Walsh took this short video on the famous road and as you can see, it looks very dangerous…

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Some Very Heavy Rain On The Way For Thursday

December 14, 2016 at 9:38 pm Comments are Disabled

TOMORROW looks like it will be a wet day in Kerry as Met Eireann has issued a Yellow Status rainfall warning. It looks like the rain will arrive in earnest tomorrow morning but should have mostly cleared by the late afternoon. However, it will be quite heavy while it’s here. […]

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Freezing Fog Warning Issued For Kerry Tonight

Freezing Fog Warning Issued For Kerry Tonight

November 20, 2016 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY County Council is advising motorists and members of the public to exercise caution this evening and tonight following the issuing of a Code Orange Orange warning for fog overnight. Pockets of freezing fog are expected and motorists are asked to use their fog lights as appropriate. Pedestrians and […]

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Wettest October Day In 77 Years Recorded In Valentia Last Month

November 4, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the rest of the country reported rainfall way below the average for October, Valentia bucked the trend last month according to Met Eireann’s latest figures. Thanks to the dreadful days we experienced on October 3-4, the south Kerry station reported slightly above average rainfall. October 3rd was the wettest […]

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Status Yellow Rainfall Warning In Effect For Today

October 14, 2016 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

AT least it’s not orange. It’s set to be a wet day ahead according to the good folk at Met Eireann. There’s a Status Yellow Rainfall Warning in effect for Kerry and Cork from 9am today until 9am on Saturday. A spell of heavy rain is expected to develop today over […]

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