Archive for November, 2020

Sponsored: Gally’s Takeaway And Delivery Service Proving A Big Hit

Sponsored: Gally’s Takeaway And Delivery Service Proving A Big Hit

November 21, 2020 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Sponsored YOU may not be able to head out to a restaurant for a fabulous meal this month, but you can still treat yourself thanks to the folks at Gally’s Bar and Restaurant on the Castlemaine Road. Their takeaway and delivery service continues to be hugely popular and they also […]

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Finnegan On Films: Two True Stories To Watch On Netflix

Finnegan On Films: Two True Stories To Watch On Netflix

November 21, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

James Finnegan looks at two very different true stories available to watch on Netflix… Many years ago, a wise friend told me there were three sides to every story – your side, my side and what actually happened. I would now suggest there is a fourth side – what Hollywood […]

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Local Enterprise Centres To Receive Government Funding

Local Enterprise Centres To Receive Government Funding

November 20, 2020 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE HQ Coworking Space Ltd. and the Kerry Innovation Centre CLG / Tom Crean Business Centre will both receive grants under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund. In all, seven Enterprise Centres around the county will receive €557,000 in total. Eligible enterprise centres could apply for funding of a minimum of €10,000 and […]

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Mercy Mounthawk Students Need Public Votes To Win Scifest Award

Mercy Mounthawk Students Need Public Votes To Win Scifest Award

November 20, 2020 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Mercy Mounthawk students are competing for the Scifest STEM Outreach Award 2020, but they need your votes to win. At the moment, Dara Newsome, David Hughes and Conor Bradshaw are in second place in the online competition with their ‘Specs’ project which is a spectacle system for Dementia patients. You can […]

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Three Kerry Nominees For ‘Pride Of Place’ Awards This Saturday

Three Kerry Nominees For ‘Pride Of Place’ Awards This Saturday

November 20, 2020 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Kerry groups are among the 82 nomination for the IPB Insurance Pride of Place awards which take place virtually this Saturday. Ireland’s largest community awards are to go ahead this year online, honouring communities across the island for their work during the Covid-19 crisis and Dingle Food Festival Committee, […]

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Mark Leen at the Christie Hennessy statue yesterday.

WATCH: Fond Tribute To Christie Hennessy On What Would Have Been His 75th Birthday

November 20, 2020 at 11:47 am 1 comment

YESTERDAY would have been one of Tralee’s best loved sons, Christie Hennessy’s 75th birthday, so it was only fitting the occasion was marked. His good friend, entertainer and businessman, Mark Leen, laid flowers at his statue in Abbeycourt on behalf of himself and the Tralee music fraternity and also laid […]

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Tralee Meals On Wheels Projects To Receive Funding For Equipment

Tralee Meals On Wheels Projects To Receive Funding For Equipment

November 20, 2020 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN Kerry meals on wheels projects will receive over €135,000 between them with funding provided under Measure 3(a) of the CLÁR programme. This will enable community-based organisations which deliver Meals on Wheels and linked services to purchase equipment and make adaptations to existing vehicles to support the provision of their […]

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Caroline McCarthy of timberkitbuildings.ie presents a cheque to Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul at their depot in Monavalley. Photo by Dermot Crean

SVP Tralee Receives €500 Donation From Company

November 20, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

ST Vincent de Paul Tralee received a welcome boost this week when it benefitted from a raffle run by an Irish company. Timberkitbuildings.ie is an online company selling flatpack log cabins, sheds, garden furniture and much more, with showrooms in Dublin and Donegal. They are running a weekly online raffle […]

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At the presentation of funds to Recovery Haven on Thursday morning were;  Weston Sokolowski, Padraig Kerins, Kathleen Collins with Neasa O'Donoghue, Declan Ryle, Aileen Assad, Tina Cunningham, Tasha Regan,  Francis Galvin and Luke Bishop. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gally’s Presents Over €2,000 To Recovery Haven

November 19, 2020 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

GALLYS Bar and Restaurant presented cheques for over €2,000 to Recovery Haven on Thursday morning thanks to a fundraiser last week. The business on the Castlemaine Road, which has been big supporters of Recovery Haven for many years, urged people to visit their drive-thru facility on Monday, November 9 to pick […]

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Survey To Help Find Ways To Provide Opportunities For Retailers In Tralee

Survey To Help Find Ways To Provide Opportunities For Retailers In Tralee

November 19, 2020 at 2:14 pm 1 comment

RESEARCH has been ongoing in Tralee for the past number of months by IT Tralee students as part of a project undertaken for Tralee Chamber to support retailers in Tralee. Following detailed work undertaken earlier this year as part of the ‘Lets Talk About Town’ surveys, Tralee Chamber and a […]

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Kieran Donaghy in the video.

WATCH: New Video Encourages Tralee People To ‘Think Before You Flush’

November 19, 2020 at 9:17 am 1 comment

CLEAN Coasts are asking the people of Tralee to join well-known Tralee people to ‘Think Before You Flush’ this World Toilet Day. Tralee Tidy Towns and GLAN Tralee, in conjunction with Clean Coasts and Irish Water, have presented a new ‘Think Before You Flush’ video featuring well-known Tralee folk at […]

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Kerry College Offers Free Programme On Sanitation And Sterilisation In Beauty Salons And Spas

Kerry College Offers Free Programme On Sanitation And Sterilisation In Beauty Salons And Spas

November 19, 2020 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has announced a new fee-free and fully funded skills development programme focused on sterilisation and sanitation for the Beauty Therapy and Spa industry. Given the ongoing pressures on this sector due to COVID-19, Kerry College and CIDESCO International felt that schools, […]

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Man To Appear In Listowel Court In Relation To Image Identifying Ana Kriegel Killer On Social Media

Man To Appear In Listowel Court In Relation To Image Identifying Ana Kriegel Killer On Social Media

November 19, 2020 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

A MAN in his mid-30s is due to appear before Listowel District Court at 10:30am this morning in connection with an ongoing Garda investigation into the circulation of images and details on social media claiming to identify a teenage boy who was found guilty of the murder of Ana Kriégel. […]

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Kerry County Council Opens Application Process for Arts Grants

Kerry County Council Opens Application Process for Arts Grants

November 18, 2020 at 5:06 pm 1 comment

THE Kerry County Council Arts Grants application process is now open for projects and activities taking place in 2021. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm Thursday, December 17, 2020. Under the Arts Act 2003, funding is allocated to individuals or groups where activities, projects and undertakings stimulate […]

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Launching the Radio Kerry St Vincent de Paul Christmas Jumper Day appeal were, top row: Elaine Kinsella, Andrew Morrissey;  Middle Row:  Brendan Fuller, Deirdre Walsh.  Standing:  Junior Locke, SVdeP, Paddy Kevane SVdeP and Jerry O'Sullivan, Radio Kerry.

Radio Kerry And SVP Look Forward To Another Christmas Jumper Day

November 18, 2020 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry’s annual county wide Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser for St Vincent de Paul will take place on Friday, December 11. It is the seventh year of the fundraising initiative which to date has raised over €95,000.  The 2020 target is to achieve at least €15,000. Christmas Jumper Day is […]

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Thomas O'Callaghan with his 'Songs Of Kerry And Others' CD with Recovery Haven staff and volunteers; Philomena Stack, Maureen O'Brien, Siobhan McSweeney (manager) and Dermot Crowley.

Thomas Sings ‘Songs Of Kerry’ To Help Recovery Haven

November 18, 2020 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW CD featuring some of Kerry’s best loved songs has just been launched to raise funds for cancer support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry. The perfect Christmas stocking filler for fans of Irish ballads, ‘Songs of Kerry and Others’ has been compiled by well-known Dingle man Thomas O’Callaghan and was […]

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Ger McDonnell (front left) presents a cheque for €2,300 to members of Tralee Men's Shed on Tuesday. Included is Karl Spangler, Tony McMahon, Tony Moriarty, Denis Keane and Liam Gunn. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ger’s Swimming Exploits Raises Funds For Men’s Shed And Fenit RNLI

November 18, 2020 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man raised thousands of euro for two great causes after a marathon swim a couple of months ago. Ger McDonnell from Clogherbrien swam from Locke’s Beach in Fenit to Mucklough Rock and back, a distance of 18km, on September 14 with funds raised going to Tralee Mens Shed […]

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Receiving the Kerry Gift Card at University Hospital Kerry this week were David Hobbert, Sean O'Dowd, Mairead Enright, Cora Walsh and Fearghal Grimes. Photo by Dermot Crean

UHK Sports And Social Club Supports Local Business By Purchasing Kerry Gift Cards

November 18, 2020 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Sports and Social Club in University Hospital Kerry this week received a consignment of the Kerry Gift Card. Looking to throw their support behind Kerry businesses and to show their gratitude for the ongoing assistance from local businesses, the Club have purchased a batch of the new gift cards […]

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Sponsored: John Fitzgerald Jewellers’ Christmas Gift Guide For Her

November 18, 2020 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Christmas will be here before you know it, so it’s time to select those wonderful Christmas presents for loved ones. John Fitzgerald Jewellers in The Square, Tralee, will see you right with this selection of gifts for her, available instore for collection and online… Buying a meaningful gift for a […]

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Majella Forde and Stephen O’ Connor Tralee Branch of the Irish Red Cross and Pa Laide, CEO Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Makes Donation To Tralee Branch Of Irish Red Cross

November 17, 2020 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has come on board to support a community organisation which has provided fantastic service in the Tralee area for decades. The Tralee Branch of The Irish Red Cross celebrated 80 years in Tralee last year. Over these years, the volunteers have served our communities in Kerry diligently. […]

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Alfie's dining room at The Ashe Hotel.

Sponsored: 10% Off Gift Cards At The Ashe Hotel And Manor West Hotel This November

November 17, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS is just over five weeks away, so it’s time to get serious about buying presents for the special people in your life. Well The Ashe Hotel and Manor West Hotel have the ideal solution which will offer the gift of happy memories at both properties with their flexible gift […]

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Recovery Haven Asks Public To Support Online Flag Day

Recovery Haven Asks Public To Support Online Flag Day

November 17, 2020 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven is hoping the public will support their annual flag day which this year is taking place online. Friday, November 20 was due to be Recovery Haven Kerry’s official fundraising Flag Day when hard-working volunteers take to the streets in towns across Kerry for the collection. However, with Level […]

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Kerry County Council Launches Local ‘Keep Well’ Campaign

Kerry County Council Launches Local ‘Keep Well’ Campaign

November 17, 2020 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is inviting people in the county to participate in and avail of a programme of events and initiatives which are being rolled out across Kerry under the national ‘Keep Well’ campaign. The local authority will be providing information online about keeping well during the coronavirus pandemic and […]

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Met Éireann Issues Another Wind Warning For Kerry

Met Éireann Issues Another Wind Warning For Kerry

November 17, 2020 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

YET another weather warning has been issued by Met Éireann for the county. It’s only been a few days since the last one and now another Status Yellow Wind warning will be in effect for Kerry, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Limerick tomorrow. Southwest to west winds veering northwest will […]

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Siamsa Looks For Local Artist To Create Piece For Shop Window In Town

Siamsa Looks For Local Artist To Create Piece For Shop Window In Town

November 17, 2020 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre is looking for a local visual artist that can create an impact with a creative representation of Siamsa on a prominent shop window in the town of Tralee. The aim of the piece is to add some colour and festive cheer within the town to help the local […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

November 17, 2020 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

ACADAMH NA nÓG Tá fáilte romhat chuig nótaí Céirín O Rathaille,  serving our community for many years. With all of our prizes from our Halloween prize draw for each member of our Juvenile Academy nearly delivered it is time for us to start planning Christmas. What have we planned ….. […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

November 17, 2020 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

NOVEMBER MASS OF REMEMBRANCE: The annual November Mass for the deceased members & friends of the Austin Stacks GAA Club will take place on Sunday next (22nd Nov) at 10am.  The Mass will be live streamed on www.stbrendansparishtralee.net or available to listen to live on www.radiokerry.ie ONLINE CLUB SHOP OPEN […]

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Gardaí Seek Information After Burglary In Tralee

Gardaí Seek Information After Burglary In Tralee

November 16, 2020 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are appealing to the public for information after a burglary in the Caherwisheen area of town on Sunday night. They are especially asking people to lookout for a grey Skoda Octavia car which could be connected with the incident, where a house that is currently under construction was […]

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Kerry Man Has Money Taken From Bank Account In Online Scam

Kerry Man Has Money Taken From Bank Account In Online Scam

November 16, 2020 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee are warning the public about an online scam after a Kerry man was conned out of a substantial amount of money recently. The AIB customer received a text message from what he thought was his bank, advising him to change his account details through a link provided […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

November 16, 2020 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Annual Mass    A reminder that Na Gaeil Annual Mass for club members with special remembrance of deceased members will be streamed live from St. Brendan’s Church on this coming Thursday October 19th at 7.30pm. Go to www.stbrendanstralee.org to get the live streaming. Virtual Race Night    Na Gaeil is organizing an […]

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