Archive for December 16th, 2021

Island of Geese site.

Council Plans To Construct Cover For Amphitheatre At Island Of Geese Site

December 16, 2021 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council proposes to carry out the development of a cover for the proposed amphitheatre at the Island of Geese site. The proposed works consist of the installation of two tensile fabric structures — a permanent structure over the amphitheatre seating and a second structure will be a temporary […]

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The Dale Road.

Section Of Tralee-Ballybunion Road Set To Reopen Next Week

December 16, 2021 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A PART of the main Tralee to Ballybunion Road, which has been closed for redevelopment since the summer of 2019, is expected to re-open next week. The R556 Rathscannell or Dale Road — a 2km stretch of road between Abbeydorney and Ballyduff — may be re-opened on a temporary basis […]

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Shane Clifford before his stand-up show at The Blasket on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Music And Comedy Stars On The Way To Siamsa Tíre In The New Year

December 16, 2021 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A HOST of popular music and comedy acts are coming to Siamsa Tíre next year as their spring programme was announced. Declan O’Rourke (March 6), Eddi Reader (February 19) and Declan Nerney (January 23) are some of the music acts while Tralee’s native Shane Clifford (April 1), Neil Delamere (March […]

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Kerry Lotto Player Wins Over €280,000

Kerry Lotto Player Wins Over €280,000

December 16, 2021 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

A PLAYER in Kerry won €283,017 last night in the Lotto draw. The Kerry winner won their share of the Match 5 + Bonus prize fund after purchasing their winning tickets online at www.lottery.ie. on Tuesday 14th December. There were two other winners of €283,017 in Westmeath and Limerick. Lotto players […]

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Tralee and Kerry runners and walkers take part in the International Marathon in Tralee on Saturday in aid of  Jigsaw, KYDS, and Arlington Lodge. More than 700 took part in the full and  Half Marathon event.  March 2016

PHOTOS: Images From Tralee Photographer’s Latest Book

December 16, 2021 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL photographer John Cleary has just released his sixth book of photographs with images of Tralee and Kerry life over the years featured. ‘Rolling Back The Years’, is the latest from the Tralee man, featuring more photos from a variety of social, sporting and community settings. As well as photos, […]

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Setting off on the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk on St Stephen's Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bill Kirby Memorial Walk Returns For St Stephen’s Day

December 16, 2021 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE it could not go ahead last Christmas due to COVID restrictions, the annual St Stephen’s Day Walk in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation will return this year. The walk, organised by Michael ‘Fox’ O’Connor, is held in memory of the late Bill Kirby who was a great supporter […]

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