Archive for March, 2022

Over 850 New COVID Cases In Tralee Area In Fortnight Up To Monday

Over 850 New COVID Cases In Tralee Area In Fortnight Up To Monday

March 31, 2022 at 5:36 pm 1 comment

THE number of new COVID-19 cases more than doubled in the Tralee Local Electoral Area in the 14 day period up to Monday, March 28. There were 857 new confirmed cases in that period compared to the 399 in the fortnight up to Monday, March 14, according to figures available […]

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Worst March Since 2019 For Number Of Patients On Trolleys In UHK

Worst March Since 2019 For Number Of Patients On Trolleys In UHK

March 31, 2022 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry in March was the highest for that month since March 2019. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation trolley watch figures for the month showed there were 338 patients waiting on trolleys at UHK compared to 144 in 2021, 169 […]

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Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind volunteers taking part in the parade.

Coffee Morning In Camp In Aid Of Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind

March 31, 2022 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re thinking of a short trip out west this weekend, then a stop-off in Camp on Saturday morning would benefit a great organisation. Ashe’s Coffee Bar in Camp are hosting a Charity Coffee Morning in aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind between 10am and 12.30pm. Volunteers from […]

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'Willy Wonka' and friends, Bláthnaid McCarthy, Cara Cullen, Shona O'Brien, Ava McGrath, Sarah Cantillon and Emma O'Donnell dressing up on Wednesday during Love Literature Week at Presentation Secondary School. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Students And Staff Are Loving Literature Week

March 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER a two year break, the annual festival of literacy and fun is being held in Presentation Secondary School Tralee this week. Love Literature Week is a homage to all things literature-related and there’s a plethora of events for staff and students to enjoy. The theme of the week is ‘Let […]

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Thousands Expected To Take Part In County Clean-Up This Saturday

Thousands Expected To Take Part In County Clean-Up This Saturday

March 31, 2022 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the biggest mobilisations of volunteers in the county will take place this weekend as the annual County Clean Up returns after a two-year absence. The 10th annual County Clean Up will take place on Saturday and individuals and communities are encouraged to take part and help give Kerry […]

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Mariia Maryntsera with her mother Olya.

Kingdom Swimming Club Welcomes Talented Ukrainian Swimmer

March 30, 2022 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

KINGDOM Swimming Club have welcomed their newest member into the A squad. Mariia Maryntsera from Donetsk in Ukraine had to flee from her country with her mother and brother, leaving her sister and father behind. Her sister is a trainee doctor and is helping wounded soldiers. Mariia is a member […]

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The hydrotherapy pool at the Kerry Sports Academy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over €190,000 In Funding For Swimming Pool And Leisure Centre Operators

March 30, 2022 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY swimming pool and leisure centre operators will receive €190,424 in government funding. This funding forms part of the €73.6m in Covid funding to support the sport sector announced by Government last December. The Kerry Sports Academy, Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre, the Aqua Dome, Manor West Hotel and Brandon […]

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Dr. Eddie Murphy with John Herlihy, Assistant Manager of Kerry College Monavalley Campus, and Con O Sullivan, Manager of Kerry College Monavalley Campus  at the Kerry College Apprenticeship Evening.

PHOTOS: Kerry College Hosts Apprenticeship And Parent/Guardian Information Evenings

March 30, 2022 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

LAST Thursday, Kerry College held their Apprenticeship Information Evening and Parent/Guardian/Applicant Information Evening as part of their Open Week. Over 900 visitors attended both events in Monavalley and Clash Campus. In Monavalley visitors could meet hiring employers and apprenticeship providers and find out about the apprenticeship system. They also had the […]

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Kerry Airport Launches Summer Sun Routes Schedule

Kerry Airport Launches Summer Sun Routes Schedule

March 30, 2022 at 2:04 pm 2 comments

KERRY Airport has just launched its 2022 Summer Sun routes of Alicante in Spain and Faro in Portugal with Ryanair.com. They are just two of the seven routes, the others being London (Luton & Stansted), Manchester, Frankfurt (Hahn), and Dublin, that will increase in frequency for the season ahead. The […]

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Billy Ryle: Leaving Cert Overhaul Is Exciting And Progressive

Billy Ryle: Leaving Cert Overhaul Is Exciting And Progressive

March 30, 2022 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Guidance Counsellor Billy Ryle says the major overhaul of the Leaving Cert makes Norma Foley the most reforming Education Minister since Donagh O’Malley’s free secondary education in 1967… On Tuesday, 29th March, Minister Norma Foley launched ambitious plans for a major overhaul of the Leaving Cert in a comprehensive document […]

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Dr Mary McCaffrey of Scotia Clinic.

Menopause Information Event To Be Held In Aid Of Ukrainian Families In Kerry

March 30, 2022 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL event will be held on Saturday week to raise funds to support recently arrived Ukrainian families in Kerry. Dr Mary McCaffrey of the Scotia Clinic is presenting ‘Everything You Wanted To Know About The Menopause’ on Saturday, April 9 from 5pm to 7pm at the Brandon Hotel in […]

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Tralee Community Garden Looking For Volunteers This Saturday

Tralee Community Garden Looking For Volunteers This Saturday

March 30, 2022 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Community Garden Project, in Tralee Town Park, is open again for public participation sessions on Saturday, April 2, from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Tralee Community Garden is a Public Community Integration Project through gardening and other topics with a wide range of sustainable practices promoting aspects of the World sustainability […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Discovery Of Body Of Cyclist

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Discovery Of Body Of Cyclist

March 29, 2022 at 8:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of the body of a cyclist in unexplained circumstances in Kerry on Tuesday. Shortly after 10:30am a male cyclist (50s) was found unresponsive on the roadside at Ardywanig, Milltown near Castlemaine. Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted and attended at the scene. […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

March 29, 2022 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

AN ÚCRÁIN: Ukraine needs your help! Please, support Ukrainian refugees who are being looked after at one of three Benedictine Abbeys (mná rialta) in Poland. The following items are urgently needed: (i) health products (soap, shower gel, toothpaste, towels, sanitary pads, nappies, nappy cream, shampoo, conditioner); (ii) new clothing (socks, […]

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U12 Girls T2 celebrating the end of the season

Trale Imperials Basketball Club News

March 29, 2022 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

The season continues to wind down with many teams enjoying end of season parties. JUVENILES U12 BOYS T2 Tralee Imperials 16-21 St. Joseph’s 25/03/22 Q1 Tralee Imperials 6-6 St. Joseph’s Q2 Tralee Imperials 8-15 St. Joseph’s Q3 Tralee Imperials 16-19 St. Joseph’s Q4 Tralee Imperials 16-21 St. Joseph’s This was […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

March 29, 2022 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Junior Golf Junior Golf Results – 26th March 2022 17 Hole Boys & Girls Singles Stableford 1st – Sophie Moynihan, 37 points 2nd – Emma Vinarcik, 34 points 9 Hole Boys & Girls Singles Stableford 1st – Thomas O’ Connor, 18 points Par 3 Boys & Girls Fun Singles 1st […]

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Kerry Badminton Association News

Kerry Badminton Association News

March 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Results of the Divisions 1, 3 & 5 Singles Championship held in the Killarney Sports & Leisure Club on the 27th March 2022 New to Kerry Badminton Vivien Jennings Trace from Tralee took on Edel Kenny from Kingdom Castleisland in the Division 1 Ladies Final with Edel taking the Cup beating Vivien […]

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MTU Student To Represent Ireland At World Skills Finals

MTU Student To Represent Ireland At World Skills Finals

March 29, 2022 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A STUDENT from the Munster Technological University Kerry campus is off to China later this year to represent her country. The National Cookery Skills Competition for World Skills Ireland  took place last week in the Dundalk Institute of Technology. Natalia Leane a 2nd Year Culinary Student at MTU Kerry Campus […]

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Public Invited To Nominate Hospital Staff For ‘People Of UHK Awards’

Public Invited To Nominate Hospital Staff For ‘People Of UHK Awards’

March 29, 2022 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the public are invited to nominate staff members at University Hospital Kerry for the ‘People Of UHK Awards’. The People of UHK Awards celebrate the individuals and teams who go the extra mile and make a real difference to patients, families and colleagues. They will focus on showing […]

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Seán O'Connor with Ríona O'Connor, Garvan Hunt, Nicoll Hunt and Ruairí Hunt at his retirement party at the Na Gaeil GAA Clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Na Gaeil GAA Hosts Retirement Party For Seán O’Connor

March 29, 2022 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

NA Gaeil GAA Club held a special function on Saturday night to pay tribute to their retiring bar manager, Seán O’Connor. Seán had been in charge of the clubhouse in Killeen since just after the turn of the Millennium and around 80 guests enjoyed a buffet meal and entertainment on […]

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Deirdre O'Mahony, Ashley O'Shea and Amy Walsh at the fundraising table quiz in The Grand Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Turnout For Fundraising Table Quiz At The Grand Hotel

March 29, 2022 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a fantastic turnout in The Grand Hotel on Saturday night for a fundraising table quiz in aid of Spinal Injuries Ireland. It was the first in a series of events organised by Tralee sisters, Ciara and Sinead O’Mahony, who are taking part in the Tall Ship Challenge this June. […]

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Council To Receive Over €307,000 In Additional Funding For Works In Ballyheigue

Council To Receive Over €307,000 In Additional Funding For Works In Ballyheigue

March 29, 2022 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is to receive over €307,000 in additional funding for works in Ballyheigue. The local authority made an application under the Office of Public Works’ Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme for additional funding of €307,910 for the use of rock armour to stabilise the cliff, including […]

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Eoin Quigley on target from distance. Photo: Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Take Éanna To Task To Set Up Final Showdown With Neptune

March 29, 2022 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantwell reports on the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Super League 2021/2022 – Semi Final on Sunday… DBS Éanna 57 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 75 In a repeat of the InsureMyHouse.ie Pat Duffy National Cup final, Garvey’s Tralee Warriors and C&S Neptune will renew rivalries in the final of the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Super […]

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Austin Stacks

Austin Stacks GAA Club News

March 28, 2022 at 8:33 pm Comments are Disabled

UKRANIAN REFUGEE FUND: Former Club and Kerry Footballer, Daniel Bohan and his Wealth Management Company are co-ordination the collection of the items listed below to be sent to the Ukranian Refugees. Our Clubhouse and Carpark will be used as drop-off points on next Saturday and Sunday (2nd and 3rd April) […]

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Kerins O’ Rahilly’s U16 who are tickled pink with their new jerseys

Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club News

March 28, 2022 at 8:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior County League Division 1 Rd 1 Legion 0-16 Kerins O Rahillys 2-14 The Killarney Legion grounds was the venue for our opening round of this years division 1 county league. Despite being without a number of regulars , the team put in a fine performance to record an excellent […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News

March 28, 2022 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Return to Caherslee With the return of the long evenings, training will resume at Caherslee GAA grounds (V92 X025) from Friday of this week.  Please check our blog page and social media where the full training schedule will be pubished.   We are looking forward to seeing everybody back and new players […]

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Abbeydorney GAA Club News

Abbeydorney GAA Club News

March 28, 2022 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

NORTH KERRY INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE : The draw for the North Kerry Intermediate League has taken place. It comprises of 2 groups with Abbeydorney grouped with St. Brendans – Ardfert, Crotta O’Neills and Ballyheigue in Group 2. Top team in each group contest the Intermediate League Final and the 2nd place […]

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John Mitchels GAA Club News

John Mitchels GAA Club News

March 28, 2022 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS We had a great morning training in glorious sunshine Sunday.  The boys and girls were fantastic and put in a huge effort practicing their football skills. We all had lots of fun and the coaches finally got to grips with duck duck goose!  Special thanks […]

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Na Gaeil GAA Club News

Na Gaeil GAA Club News

March 28, 2022 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Senior Co. League: Our senior team are fixed to play Listry next Saturday at 6pm in Killeen. Na Gaeil TV: Watch out for Na Gaeil TV’s “The Green Flag”. Last Saturday night was the launch of episode 4 which was “As Gaeilge”. Its a showcase for everything Na Gaeil. Catch […]

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St Pats GAA Club News

St Pats GAA Club News

March 28, 2022 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Club Lotto There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot of €4200 on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 03, 04, 15 &19.  The five €30 consolation prizes went to: Alan & Julie c/o Bettys Bar Mike Horgan Lohercannon Mary Kerins c/o Byrnesworth Michael Sugrue Tonevane Therese Greaney Annagh Next week’s […]

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