Archive for June 2nd, 2021

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Valentia Observatory Records Highest Rainfall Amounts For May In 15 Years

June 2, 2021 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AS if you needed telling, May was a very wet month in the county judging by the data from Valentia Observatory. Monthly rainfall totals were as much as 174.0 mm (186% of its LTA) at Valentia Observatory, Co Kerry, the highest in the country and the wettest May recorded there […]

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Edel Lawlor.

Recovery Haven To Facilitate Free Webinar For Those Parenting Through Cancer

June 2, 2021 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

CANCER support charity, Recovery Haven Kerry, will facilitate a free webinar on Friday, June 11th, for parents concerned about the effects a cancer diagnosis in the family is having on their children. ‘Helping Hand – Parenting Through Cancer’ will be hosted by award-winning child and adolescent psychologist, Edel Lawlor, of […]

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Ger’s Journey From Cork To Tralee In Aid Of Bumbleance

Ger’s Journey From Cork To Tralee In Aid Of Bumbleance

June 2, 2021 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A CORKMAN will arrive in Tralee this Sunday afternoon after walking 208km in a fundraiser for Kerry-based charity Bumbleance. Ger Hennessy is departing from his home town in Cork on Friday and finishing up on Sunday at The Meadowlands Hotel in Tralee who have sponsored accommodation for the fundraiser. A […]

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Maura Sheehy (centre) of Maura's Cottage Flowers delivers plants to members of the Phoenix Women's Centre, Rita Byrne, Rita O'Sullivan, Mary Tarrant Lynch and Mary Jo Quigley. Photo by Dermot Crean

Phoenix Women’s Centre Receives Funding For Gardening Project

June 2, 2021 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Phoenix Women’s Centre in Tralee is engaging the services of a local herbalist and florist after being allocated funding from the Community Mental Health Small Grants Scheme for 2021, in association with Kerry County Council, Healthy Kerry and Pobal. The funding will allow the group facilitate a gardening project […]

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Sinead O'Shea effort

Tralee Art Group’s Exhibition To Be Launched Online This Friday

June 2, 2021 at 10:28 am 1 comment

TRALEE Art Group will launch their annual Summer Exhibition of work this Friday, June 4. Due to ongoing restrictions, they felt as a group, that bringing their works online would be more suitable to both artists and public alike. The theme this year is “Wild” and members have created an eclectic […]

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Citizens Information Shares Supports As National Carers Week Approaches

Citizens Information Shares Supports As National Carers Week Approaches

June 2, 2021 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

WITH National Carers Week taking place from Monday, June 7, Citizens Information is taking the opportunity to highlight some of the information, advice and support they can provide to carers. National Carers Week is a key event in the calendar year, a dedicated time to celebrate Ireland’s 500,000 family carers. […]

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Here’s How Many New Cars Were Sold In Kerry Last Month

Here’s How Many New Cars Were Sold In Kerry Last Month

June 2, 2021 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a another big rise in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to May 2020, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). However, like April, this increase was due to the COVID pandemic and the lockdown in place in the […]

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