Archive for March, 2020

Public And Private Hospitals In South/South West Announce Collaboration

Public And Private Hospitals In South/South West Announce Collaboration

March 31, 2020 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE South/South West Hospital Group (S/SWHG), which includes UHK, has announced that the following private hospitals: Bon Secours Cork, Bon Secours Kerry, Mater Private Hospital Cork and UPMC  Whitfield Waterford will be working with the South/South West Hospital Group in their efforts to combat the COVID-19 virus. Following an agreement reached […]

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Libraries Closed But A Wide Range Of Free Services Can Be Accessed Online

Libraries Closed But A Wide Range Of Free Services Can Be Accessed Online

March 31, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Library Service is reminding everyone that you don’t need to set foot in your local branch library to access a wide range of free library services. During the current public health restrictions, numerous Kerry Library services can be accessed from your living room. While all library buildings are currently […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

March 31, 2020 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

CORONAVIRUS – COVID 19: We continue to remind readers that any family members who are in need of help may contact or text Ciara at 086 0690145 or Wayne at 087 6283308 and a member of our team will be in contact. SENIOR FOOTBALL: In a normal year at the […]

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Local Schools Donate Protective Goggles To University Hospital Kerry Staff

Local Schools Donate Protective Goggles To University Hospital Kerry Staff

March 31, 2020 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

GOGGLES from local secondary schools were recently gathered and donated to University Hospital Kerry. Presentation Tralee, CBS The Green, Mercy Mounthawk and  Coláiste Gleann Lí donated over 300 goggles as PPE equipment for the frontline staff. All at the schools wished the staff well and thanked them for the amazing […]

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Call For Students Who Leave Campus Accommodation Early To Be Refunded Rent

Call For Students Who Leave Campus Accommodation Early To Be Refunded Rent

March 31, 2020 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, has called for students who leave campus accommodation early due to the Covid 19 pandemic to be refunded rent. “Universities and large private accommodation operators differ hugely in their approach to handling the issue of student accommodation refunds,” said Deputy Foley. “It is interesting to […]

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KDYS Launches ‘Online Club’ For Teenagers

KDYS Launches ‘Online Club’ For Teenagers

March 31, 2020 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

KDYS has launched a new initiative to provide an outlet for young people across Kerry. The message is ‘if you can’t get out to a youth club then let the youth club come to you’. This is open to all teenagers and to find out more just go to the […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Message Of Encouragement From Bishop Ray Browne

March 31, 2020 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne has issued a message of encouragement to all going through the Coronavirus crisis… “We are in week three of a most difficult journey. In all our parishes we journey one day at a time, supporting and encouraging one another. This journey will end, our ordinary […]

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McCauleys Launches Prescription Ordering App And Free Prescription Delivery Service

McCauleys Launches Prescription Ordering App And Free Prescription Delivery Service

March 31, 2020 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

McCAULEY Health & Beauty Pharmacy, which has a store at Manor West in Tralee, has just launched an easy prescription ordering app and free prescription delivery service to ensure vulnerable people and those in isolation are not left without essential medication. These steps have been taken to help more people […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

March 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

COVID-19 Corona Virus Update    Due to the increasing numbers of cases of people affected by the Covid-19 virus and subsequent deaths, the Government, last Friday night introduced tighter measures to hopefully reduce its spread. This came into effect from midnight on Friday and will last for a two-week period at […]

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Council’s Civic Amenity Sites To Reopen On Tuesday

Council’s Civic Amenity Sites To Reopen On Tuesday

March 30, 2020 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s five Civic Amenity Sites (Kenmare, Killarney, Milltown, Lios Póil and Cahersiveen) will re-open tomorrow, Tuesday, 31 March for the receipt of domestic waste from customers without an existing door-to-door, kerbside service and who need to dispose of household waste during the current period of COVID-19 restrictions. Further […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

March 30, 2020 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Keep Active As this period of uncertainty continues, it is still unclear when we will all return to the playing fields. While we do our bit for the country by staying at home, it is very important that we all stay fit and healthy by getting as much exercise as […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

March 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Activities Suspended    Due to the worsening situation of the Coronavirus in Ireland the decision has been taken both at national and local level to suspend all GAA activity, matches and training at club, school and county level across all grades and codes  inclusive in the interest of public safety. […]

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St Brendans Hurling Club News

St Brendans Hurling Club News

March 30, 2020 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

Covid19 We are all well aware of the present situation, so in light of this please keep an eye on our elderly neighbours and those living alone locally. Make sure they have enough food stuffs and supplies. Maintain washed hands and good social distance at all times. If you need any […]

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Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

March 30, 2020 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

Ballymac GAA and Ballymac Community Alert Work together. Ballymacelligott GAA in conjunction with Ballymacelligott Community Alert Group are offering help to anyone in the area that needs it over the next while. We will offer services such as delivering shopping, medication and fuel for those living alone or unable to […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

March 30, 2020 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto   Due to the Covid 19 restrictions announced last Friday night, St Pats has decided to suspend our club lotto for the foreseeable future All tickets played during the week and all multiple entries played recently will be carried forward to the next Draw and subsequent draws which will […]

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Roger Harty: The Serenity Prayer

Roger Harty: The Serenity Prayer

March 29, 2020 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

NEVER, at least in my lifetime, has the Serenity Prayer been more apt or more helpful than it is at the current moment. What is the Serenity Prayer? I’m fairly sure you have heard of it and perhaps even said it, but this time I’m asking you to slow down […]

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Tralee Soup Kitchen Offer Takeaway Delivery Service On Saturdays

Tralee Soup Kitchen Offer Takeaway Delivery Service On Saturdays

March 29, 2020 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Soup Kitchen are now offering a free meal delivery service on Saturdays. If you would like or know someone that would like a meal delivered within the Tralee area just contact the Soup Kitchen on their Facebook page (by clicking here) or text them on 0863188736. Let them know […]

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Council And Fire Service Appeal To Public About Illegal Gorse Fires

Council And Fire Service Appeal To Public About Illegal Gorse Fires

March 29, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council and Kerry Fire Service have reiterated their appeal to members of the public to desist from the setting of illegal gorse fires. The appeal comes following reports of fires in parts of the county on Saturday. The Council is asking landowners not to place any additional strain […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Offices And Civic Amenity Sites Closed To Public

March 28, 2020 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is appealing to people of Kerry to adhere strictly to the new restrictions announced by the Government and the National Public Health Emergency Team in relation to limiting the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19. The Council is echoing the call of An Taoiseach and the Chief Medical Officer […]

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Gardaí Advise Public Not To Join Long Queues Outside Supermarkets

Gardaí Advise Public Not To Join Long Queues Outside Supermarkets

March 28, 2020 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

GARDAI in Tralee are advising the public that the grocery shops are not closing and there is no need to form large queues outside supermarkets. The advice comes after gardai received a number of calls this morning about people concerned about social distancing in queues outside supermarkets in the town. […]

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Five Arrested In Relation To Burglary And Theft Of Car In Tralee

Five Arrested In Relation To Burglary And Theft Of Car In Tralee

March 28, 2020 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí in Bandon have arrested five people in relation to a burglary and theft of a car, which took place on the evening of Thursday, March 26 in the Tralee area. During the course of the burglary at a domestic residence, a car was taken from the premises as well […]

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Kerry Cllr Calls For Suspension On Sale Of National Lottery Tickets

Kerry Cllr Calls For Suspension On Sale Of National Lottery Tickets

March 28, 2020 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY County Councillor has called for the sale of Lottery tickets to  be suspended with immediate effect. Speaking following the Taoiseach’s announcement last night on new measures with regards to the Coronavirus, Councillor Michael Cahill said; “The Government have announced another list of restrictions in an effort to curb […]

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Know Your Rights: Returning To Live In Ireland With A De Facto Partner 

Know Your Rights: Returning To Live In Ireland With A De Facto Partner 

March 28, 2020 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: My son has lived in the US for the past 10 years. He is planning to come back to Ireland in a few months. He is in a long-term […]

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Finnegan On Films: Four Classics To Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

Finnegan On Films: Four Classics To Have You On The Edge Of Your Seat

March 28, 2020 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

As filming on productions close all over the world, our movie guy, James Finnegan, revisits some of the classic thrillers with four different permutations and perspectives on that staple premise…The Chase…  First comes the film that reset the template for the summer blockbuster – Jaws (1975). Starring Roy Scheider, Robert […]

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Gardaí Begin Major Policing Operation After New Public Health Measures Announced

Gardaí Begin Major Policing Operation After New Public Health Measures Announced

March 27, 2020 at 10:30 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Garda Síochána has tonight started a major nationwide policing operation focused on supporting public compliance with public health measures over this weekend. Following tonight’s announcements by An Taoiseach of the necessity for people to undertake a range of public health measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19, there […]

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Colm Creates ‘kerrymade.com’ To Help Local Businesses Sell Products Online

Colm Creates ‘kerrymade.com’ To Help Local Businesses Sell Products Online

March 27, 2020 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man has introduced and initiative to help Kerry businesses continue to trade during the Covid-19 crisis. Colm Griffin who runs the online store Purchase.ie based in The Spa has started a new initiative in a bid to help Kerry businesses affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. Griffin has established […]

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Road resurfacing works at Pembroke Street.

Traffic Lights System Installed And Road Resurfacing Completed At Tralee Streets

March 27, 2020 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council have been completing road works around Tralee during the past few weeks. With less traffic in town, they have used the opportunity to complete works at Basin Road and Pembroke Street. Lining and resurfacing works were completed this week on Pembroke Street as part of Tralee Municipal […]

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Public Asked To Observe Social Distancing At Recycling/Waste Facilities

Public Asked To Observe Social Distancing At Recycling/Waste Facilities

March 27, 2020 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging people to observe social distancing guidelines at the county’s Civic Amenity Sites and recycling centres. The Council operates five Civic Amenity Sites at Killarney (Coolcaslagh), Cahersiveen, Milltown, Kenmare and Lios Póil (Ionad Athchúrsála Chorca Dhuibhne). In recent weeks, the sites have become particularly busy and […]

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St John Of God Services in Monavalley

St John Of God Services Seeking Nurses, Social Care Workers And Care Assistants

March 27, 2020 at 9:59 am 1 comment

ST John of God Services in Kerry are seeking urgent support in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis. If you are a qualified nurse, social care worker, care assistant or would like to help in household or catering and are interested in supporting the service in this current crisis, please […]

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Tralee Retailers Adapting To Challenging Times With Online Shopping Service

Tralee Retailers Adapting To Challenging Times With Online Shopping Service

March 27, 2020 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE there has been a devastating impact on the retail trade in Tralee due to the Coronavirus crisis, some retailers are rising to the challenge by adapting and offering an online shopping service. We spoke to a few of them who are doing their best for their businesses and to […]

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