Archive for September, 2021

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Kerry Airport Seeks Public Votes For Irish Travel Trade Awards

September 30, 2021 at 3:02 pm 1 comment

PEOPLE throughout the Kingdom and beyond are being asked to vote for Kerry Airport as Ireland’s best airport in the upcoming Irish Travel Trade Awards. The awards recognise and reward excellence in product and service in the Irish Market as voted for by consumers. Kerry Airport remained open throughout the […]

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UHK Had Worst September For Overcrowding Since Records Began Says INMO

UHK Had Worst September For Overcrowding Since Records Began Says INMO

September 30, 2021 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE hospitals in Ireland, including University Hospital Kerry, have had their worst-ever September for overcrowding this month, new figures from the INMO show. Cork University Hospital, Mercy University Hospital (Cork), University Hospital Kerry, Letterkenny University Hospital, and Portiuncula Hospital have all seen more patients on trolleys this September than any […]

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Deputy Daly Wants Clarification On Assessment Of Tralee Courthouse

Deputy Daly Wants Clarification On Assessment Of Tralee Courthouse

September 30, 2021 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S Sinn Féin TD has called on the Courts Service to clarify if they have carried out an assessment of Tralee Courthouse by a Conservation Architect. Speaking after the Justice committee on Tuesday of this week, Pa Daly TD, spokesperson for Law Reform, welcomed the contribution from the Department of […]

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Castleisland Festival Set To Begin On Day Indoor Restrictions Ease

Castleisland Festival Set To Begin On Day Indoor Restrictions Ease

September 30, 2021 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY festival is set to be one of the first to be held in the country without indoor restrictions next month. The Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival in Castleisland is one of the largest traditional music festivals in the country and kicks off on Friday, October 22, the day […]

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Local Players To Supply ‘Strong Coffee’ At The Ballymac Bar

Local Players To Supply ‘Strong Coffee’ At The Ballymac Bar

September 29, 2021 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Hy-Breasal Tralee Players will perform seven short plays set in a coffee shop on the stage at the Ballymac Bar next month. Written by Frank Houlihan, ‘Strong Coffee’ will be performed on October 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st and 22nd. Two further dates in November will see a performance […]

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Walk-In Vaccinations Available At Monavalley Centre This Thursday

Walk-In Vaccinations Available At Monavalley Centre This Thursday

September 29, 2021 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

WALK-IN COVID-19 vaccination clinics are being held in Tralee this Thursday for anyone who wants to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. No appointment is necessary at the former Borg Warner plant in Monavalley, Tralee  from 10am to 4pm. It’s open to anyone aged 12 or over, with 12 to 15-year-olds needing to […]

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Sponsored: Kerry Mental Health Association To Recruit Property/Housing Manager

Sponsored: Kerry Mental Health Association To Recruit Property/Housing Manager

September 29, 2021 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Mental Health Association has announced that it is seeking to recruit a Property/Housing Manager. As an Approved Housing Body with nine residences throughout the Kingdom, Kerry Mental Health Association provides housing units for people living with mental ill-health who are on the local authority housing list. The Chairperson of […]

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Tralee Parnells U14 boys and some Executive members reminding everybody of the Clubs Run4Pieta fundraiser this weekend

Tralee Club Members To Run 4 Pieta This Weekend

September 29, 2021 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL GAA Club will take part in a Run 4 Pieta event this coming weekend. Various club members from Tralee Parnells will run/walk from 6pm on Friday, October 1 until Sunday, October 3 at 6pm.  All funds raised will be shared equally between the club and Pieta. The club […]

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The North Kerry Way from Tralee to Ballyheigue is among the trails added to the Walks Scheme.

Eight Kerry Trails Included In Walks Scheme

September 29, 2021 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

EIGHT walking trails in Kerry are to be included in the Walks Scheme under the Department of Rural and Community Development. The announcement was made by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, with 31 trails in total being added to the scheme nationwide, as well as funding […]

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At the presentation of €500 to the Phoenix Women's Centre on Tuesday were Gerard Collins, Philomena Duggan, Marian Fitzgerald, Sharon Roche, Mandy Landers and Cormac Williams. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sharon’s Fundraiser Helps Out Phoenix Women’s Centre

September 28, 2021 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE efforts of a Tralee woman have helped out two local organisations who do great work for the community. Sharon Roche held a fundraising headshave at Pearse Park on September 10 to help out the Open Arms Kerry project and to remember her son Seán who died 10 years ago. […]

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Mary Neville (85) from Stoneybatter, Dublin and 
Caoimhe (17) from Carlow launching the Gaisce bulb initiative.

President Higgins Urges Kerry People To Plant Bulbs To Protect Bees

September 28, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

TO celebrate 35 years of Gaisce – The President’s Award, the organisation is encouraging people in  Kerry regardless of age, location or size of back garden to take up their own Gaisce challenge this autumn and plant a pollinator-friendly bulb to protect one of the most important players in the […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 9:00 pm Comments are Disabled

FITNESS CLASSES: The Individual Pod Fitness Training sessions continues in the Clubhouse every Tuesday and Thursday evenings  from 7pm to 8pm. All are welcome. Contact Diane at 087 7940531 for further information. SENIOR FOOTBALL: Dingle 2-10; Austin Stacks 2-12. When these sides met in the opening game of the season […]

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Billy Ryle: Minister Needs To Intervene To Help Kerry Students

Billy Ryle: Minister Needs To Intervene To Help Kerry Students

September 27, 2021 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Guidance Counsellor Billy Ryle says Minister Simon Harris must intervene immediately or many of Kerry’s talented young people will be denied their right to a third level education… Very few college students set foot on campus during the last academic year. Instead, they spent the year at home as lectures […]

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Féilte 2021 event was launched by Minister for Education Norma Foley, TD, together with the Teaching Council’s Chair, Seán McMahon (left) and Director, Tomás Ó Ruairc.  Photo: Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography

Kerry Teachers And General Public Invited To FÉILTE 2021

September 27, 2021 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

FÉILTE, the largest educational event in Ireland, is taking place online again this year on this Saturday, October 2 from 10am to 4pm and Kerry teachers and the general public are encouraged to attend virtually. Author and former teacher Roddy Doyle has been announced as keynote speaker. Tickets are free […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Club Championship Round 3 Kerins O Rahillys 2-10 Legion 0-08 The senior side secured a vital home win in round 3 of this years Senior Club Championship. On a wet afternoon that was not ideal for football , both sides were fully committed right from the off. Legion opened […]

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Na Gaeil's Darragh Carmody in action against An Ghaeltacht in the Intermediate Championship in Killeen on Sunday.

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors    Na Gaeil welcomed An Ghaeltacht to Killeen on Sunday for their final group game of the Intermediate Championship knowing that victory would guarantee them a home quarter final draw. The heavy rain during the morning made the underfoot conditions very slippery, but it did peter out early in the […]

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Adam Lunn with Valerie Walsh, Ciara Lunn and Gordon Lunn, at the Moyderwell Mercy Primary School Confirmation Day at St John's Church on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Former Moyderwell Primary Pupils Meet Again At Confirmation Day

September 27, 2021 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE they’re now scattered among the secondary schools around town, Moyderwell Mercy’s Class of 2021 were reunited briefly at St John’s Church on Sunday. The occasion was their delayed Confirmation Day which was held in two sittings to accommodate each class. The weather wasn’t great, but that didn’t dampen the […]

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u 12 girls who beat  Stacks B. in town league on wednesday night

John Mitchels GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS Our brave under 7 boys and girls braved atrocious wet weather on Sunday and lined up ready for training. We had some great fun while facing terrible rain but everyone had a ball. Training will continue again this Sunday at 11 and we look forward to welcoming […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club Members gather start line for their 24 hour walkathon fundraiser with Matt Standon of the Clubs Walkway sponsor Mid Kerry Veterinary Centre, Noel Spillane and Sean De Butlier of the SKDP who provided funding for the project. The first group up were the clubs amazing GAA 4 ALL Group.

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Thank you to everyone for making our 24 Hour Walkathon such a huge success What an amazing 24 hours for our club as our club members and community came out in their hundreds to support our Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Walkathon this past weekend. A huge thank you to anyone who walked […]

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Photo Caption: The Ballymacelligott GAA Rounders team founded in 2021 and came runners up in a Munster Blitz on Sunday last.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior team: Our Senior team Ballymac were 1-07 up in the opening minutes of the second half when Finuge notched up their first score in our last game of the Junior Premier Club Championship The final score was: Finuge 1-03 Ballymacelligott 1-04. The senior team and management next outing will […]

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Tralee Parnells U14 boys and some Executive members reminding everybody of the Clubs Run4Pieta fundraiser this weekend

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Run 4 Pieta Tralee Parnells Hurling and Camogie club will take part in a Run 4 Pieta event next weekend.  Various club members will run/walk from 6pm on Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd at 6pm.  Please join our club wherever you are located and get active for at least 30 […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

September 27, 2021 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €7600 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 01, 02, 12 & 19. The five €30 consolation prizes went Chrissy & Joan c/o Bettys Erin O’Shea Annagh Delia Finn Curraheen Eoin Greaney Lohercannon Janette & Sean Murphy Killelton Next […]

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at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh First Holy Communion Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Scoil Eoin Pupils

September 26, 2021 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

FR PÁDRAIG Walsh was a busy man on Saturday as he welcomed Scoil Eoin pupils to Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church for their First Holy Communion Day. There were three separate ceremonies to accommodate each class and the weather stayed dry so the families could to take some photos […]

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Kerry Player Scoops €250,000 In Lotto Plus 2 Draw

Kerry Player Scoops €250,000 In Lotto Plus 2 Draw

September 26, 2021 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

AN online player in Kerry is celebrating today after winning the top prize of €250,000 in last night’s Lotto Plus 2 draw. The Kingdom player became the biggest winner of the night after purchasing their ticket at www.lottery.ie on Friday 24th September. The National Lottery has confirmed that a notification […]

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at McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style From Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 2)

September 25, 2021 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT was great to see crowds back at Listowel Racecoure on Friday for Ladies Day. Back, after an absence of two years, it saw women from all over the country and beyond don some amazing fashions to impress the judges. Maritess McCarthy from Cork was deemed the best dressed lady […]

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Finnegan On Films: Some Oscar-Winning Classics To Be Enjoyed

Finnegan On Films: Some Oscar-Winning Classics To Be Enjoyed

September 25, 2021 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

Our movie guy, James Finnegan, on a diverse range of movies on the box this week… Perhaps it is just my infantile sense of humour, but Rowan Atkinson just cracks me up, whether it is Mr. Bean, his stand up routines or as the bumbling secret agent Johnny English. The […]

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at McElligotts Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Fashion From Listowel Races Ladies Day (Part 1)

September 25, 2021 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

SO, things are finally getting back to normal….and fashion helps! Friday at Listowel Races saw the first real McElligotts Honda Ladies Day take place in two years, with Maritess McCarthy from Cork, resplendent in a fitted statement red dress with matching red coat and sapphire blue headpiece, catching the eye […]

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Tralee Dementia-Friendly Interagency Group Launch Inclusive Design Guide

September 25, 2021 at 12:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Dementia Friendly Interagency Group has launched an inclusive design booklet which to aims  to provide tips and advice for the community on ensuring accessibility for everyone including those with dementia and other cognitive and sensory impairments. There are currently circa 64,142 people with dementia living in Ireland, a number […]

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Maritess McCarthy (centre) who won Best Dressed Lady, Deirdre Kissane (left) who won Most Contemporary New Season Look and Niamh Lordan who won Best Headpiece, at McElligott's Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Winners Alright At McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day In Listowel

September 24, 2021 at 7:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A NURSE from Cork was the big winner at at McElligott’s Honda Ladies Day at Listowel Races on Friday. Maritess McCarthy glamorous red dress was a big hit with judge Celia Holman Lee, who had a very difficult job such was the style on shoes. Maritess, who is originally from […]

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Students giving a drumming demonstration for Minister Norma Foley with Principal Grace Sheehan and Deputy Principal Louise McCarthy, at St Ita's and St Joseph's School on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Minister Foley Announces Multi-Million Euro New Extension For Tralee School

September 24, 2021 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

The Minister for Education Norma Foley T.D. has officially announced that a multi-million euro extension has been approved for St Ita’s and St Joseph’s special school in Tralee. The extension provides for four new special educational needs classrooms for the school as well as a social skills room. The school […]

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