Archive for May 22nd, 2024

Garveys Supervalu's Kevin McCarthy and Sandra Lynch with staff and members of Tralee Tidy Towns.

Garveys Supervalu Sponsors Tralee Tidy Towns Weekly Litter Picks

May 22, 2024 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tidy Towns has announced Garvey’s SuperValu as the official sponsor of their weekly litter picks in Tralee. With the number of volunteers growing each week, the group says it is crucial to ensure they are both visible and safe during their activities. Chairperson Brendan O’Brien expressed his gratitude saying: […]

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21/5/24 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Minister O’Donovan announces over 11,400 free or subsidised places available under Springboard+ and HCI Pillar 1 2024 course. Pictured at the Springboard+ and Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 1 launch are Springboard+ participant Cian Kelleher and HCI Pillar 1 participants  James McDonnell, Ran Weissblech, and Piro Kocsis.
This year, a total of more than 11,400 free and subsidised higher education places on 355 courses are being made available nationwide. Courses are available across a wide range of sectors and aim to address critical skills shortages and emerging technological demands. The offering includes courses in Cybersecurity; Virtual Reality; Health Innovation; Logistics; Climate, Sustainability, and Energy; and many more. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, or those who are in employment and are looking to upskill or change career. Pic:Marc O'Sullivan
Details of the opportunities for upskilling and reskilling under the two initiatives were unveiled today by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donovan TD and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins TD.
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Thousands Of Springboard+ Course Places Available To Kerry Applicants

May 22, 2024 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of free and subsidised higher education places will be available to people in Kerry under Springboard+ and the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 1 Graduate Conversion Programmes for the academic year 2024/25. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, returners, recent graduates and those who are in […]

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Anne O'Sullivan

More Amenities For Young People A Key Part Of New Candidate’s Campaign

May 22, 2024 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL election candidate has called for improved public amenities to be built in the community, to enhance the area and tackle community issues in areas. Fianna Fáil’s Anne O’Sullivan, who works in the constituency office of Kerry Minister Norma Foley TD, says improved public amenities like playgrounds, pitches and […]

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Playwright John Fraher with the cast of 'The Game' in rehearsals at John Mitchels GAA Complex this week. Included is Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, Mags Slattery, Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin and Eoghain Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Top Drama From Zyber Theatre Company At Siamsa Tíre This Week

May 22, 2024 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company will present an acclaimed drama this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Siamsa Tíre. ‘The Game’ written by John Fraher, was first performed in Siamsa Tíre back in 1992. It’s an emotional drama set within the confines of a dysfunctional family and their associates, where life becomes […]

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The Connie Fitzgerald Memorial Walk takes place on May 26.

Fundraising Walk To Remember Popular Currans Man

May 22, 2024 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Connie Fitzgerald Memorial Walk will once again take place on Sunday, May 26 in Currans Village marking the third year of the event. Last year attracted a crowd of almost 350 walkers in memory of the popular and much loved man from Currans, who passed away in 2020 […]

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Sixth Year award winners Mark O'Regan, Lily O'Sullivan, Mary Butcher, Peter Duggan, Amira Clifford and Owen McCrohan with Principal Liam McGill. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Coláiste Gleann Lí Students Honoured At Annual Awards

May 22, 2024 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great sense of expectancy and excitement at Coláiste Gleann Lí before the annual awards ceremony on Tuesday. The 2023/2034 academic year was another strong year of growth for the school in Clash and the annual awards ceremony is a cherished tradition that acknowledges the dedication, perseverance and […]

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Intermediate B winners Cornelia and Jim Casey with North Munster President Liam Lynch.

PHOTOS: Successful Charity Event Held At Tralee Bridge Centre

May 22, 2024 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural North Munster President’s Charity Bridge Day, held on Friday, May 19, at the Tralee Bridge Centre, was a triumphant success. The event was specially designed to blend the challenge of bridge with the mission of supporting the RNLI. Each entry fee, each bid, and each play contributed directly to […]

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Breda Dyland and Trish Kelly (third and fourth from left) receive a cheque on behalf of the Kerry Cancer Support Group from Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Club Chairman Oliver Hurley. Also included is the Race Committee Caitriona O'Sullivan, Tony Corridon, Frank O'Connor and Pat Flavin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Cancer Support Group Benefits From Kerins O’Rahillys Run

May 22, 2024 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Cancer Support Group, represented by Manager Breda Dyland and office administrator Trish Kelly, were the grateful recipients of a cheque for €572 presented by Kerins O’Rahillys GAA club on Tuesday evening. The funds were generated from the annual 10K fun run in late January where hundreds took to the […]

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Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

May 22, 2024 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown The most recent fortnightly club lotto draw took place on Monday, May 13th at the club grounds. There was no jackpot or match 3 winner on this occasion. The numbers drawn were 3, 14, 18 and the bonus ball was 7. Lucky Dip Winners were as […]

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