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Gardai Arrest Second Man In Relation To Fatal Assault

Gardai Arrest Second Man In Relation To Fatal Assault

October 6, 2022 at 3:24 pm 0 comments

Gardaí investigating a fatal assault in Tralee on Wednesday, have made a second arrest. A man aged in his early 40s was arrested in Cork City this afternoon and taken to Tralee Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. A man […]

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Kerry stars Diarmuid O'Connor, Stefan Okunbor and Jack Barry with young members of Na Gaeil at Na Gaeil Clubhouse on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Na Gaeil’s Kerry Stars Help Launch Club’s Annual Race Night

October 6, 2022 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

NA Gaeil GAA Club had a special visitor on Wednesday night as they launched their annual Race Night fundraiser. Kerry stars Diarmuid O’Connor, Jack Barry and Stefan Okunbor brought Sam Maguire to the clubhouse in Killeen as the club promoted the event to take place on Friday, November 11. The […]

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Artist Margaret Anne Suggs

Exhibition At Siamsa Explores Idea Of Home From Perspective Of Immigrant Artist

October 6, 2022 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

A NEW art exhibition, exploring the idea of home from the perspective of an immigrant artist, will open at Siamsa Tíre next week ‘Home is Where the Heart Is’ features art by Margaret Anne Suggs, one of the illustrators who contributed to ‘A Way Home’, the exhibition commissioned by Siamsa Tíre which […]

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Kate Dineen. Photo: Molly Keane

WATCH: Tralee Singer/Songwriter Releases New Single

October 6, 2022 at 11:44 am 0 comments

A TRALEE singer/songwriter has just released a new track available to download. Kate Dineen from the Spa released ‘Invest’ yesterday accompanied by a music video, created by Picture Mode. Invest tells the story of two people meeting for the first time, the reluctance to give themselves up fully to this encounter and […]

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Sponsored: New Les Mills Classes At Zero Gravity Fitness Studio In Manor West Hotel

Sponsored: New Les Mills Classes At Zero Gravity Fitness Studio In Manor West Hotel

October 6, 2022 at 11:04 am 0 comments

Zero Gravity Fitness Studio at Manor West Hotel is bringing you the world’s most popular group exercise Les Mills. Join the global revolution, a vibrant destination where music meets movement! With over 10 million people participating every week in 17,000 clubs worldwide, be part of a movement for a fitter […]

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Man Arrested In Relation To Fatal Assault In Tralee

Man Arrested In Relation To Fatal Assault In Tralee

October 6, 2022 at 9:02 am 0 comments

A man in his 30s has been arrested by Gardaí investigating the fatal assault at Rath cemetery in Tralee on Wednesday, He was arrested in the early hours of this morning, Thursday, in Cork and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Tralee Garda […]

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Gardaí Issue Appeal For Witnesses After Fatal Assault In Tralee

Gardaí Issue Appeal For Witnesses After Fatal Assault In Tralee

October 5, 2022 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the fatal assault of a man this morning in Tralee. Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the grounds of Rathass Cemetery in Tralee following reports of an altercation involving a group of people. A man in his 40s was discovered with serious injuries. He was […]

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Man Dies Following Violent Incident At Rath Cemetery

Man Dies Following Violent Incident At Rath Cemetery

October 5, 2022 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

Gardaí are currently attending the scene of a serious assault which occurred this morning at Rathass Cemetery. A man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene.  His body has been taken to University Hospital Kerry.  The scene is currently preserved pending a full technical examination. No further information is […]

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Nominations Sought For Connect Men In Kerry Awards

Nominations Sought For Connect Men In Kerry Awards

October 5, 2022 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

LET’S hear it for the boys! That’s the idea behind a new awards from Connect Publications as they prepare to celebrate the men of the county. The inaugural Connect Men In Kerry Awards follows on from the enormous success of the Connect Women In Business, Connect Hair and Beauty and the […]

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The National Circus Festival Of Ireland parade through the streets of Tralee on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Circus Festival Fun Returns To Tralee This November

October 5, 2022 at 11:52 am 0 comments

TRALEE will once again come alive with a kaleidoscope of colour as the National Circus Festival of Ireland (NCFI) comes to town from Thursday, November 3rd to Saturday, November 6th. Celebrating its 21st birthday this year, NCFI has 75 events from professional masterclasses to workshops for kids, shows in the […]

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Pat Healy Park in Ballyrickard.

Coffee Morning In Aid Of Kerry Hospice To Be Held At Local GAA Club

October 5, 2022 at 11:29 am 0 comments

KERINS O’Rahillys GAA grounds at Ballyrickard will play host to a Bewleys Big Coffee Morning Social organised by local man Declan Smith this Sunday. All proceeds raised during the morning will go to the Kerry Hospice Foundation to provide funding and support for palliative care services in Kerry. The event […]

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Tralee Chamber Breakfast Briefing To Focus On Succession Planning

Tralee Chamber Breakfast Briefing To Focus On Succession Planning

October 5, 2022 at 11:14 am 0 comments

THE next Tralee Chamber Breakfast Briefing will take place next Tuesday October 11 at 7.30am in Manor West Hotel & Leisure Club. The briefing, sponsored through SME Partnership with AIB, focuses on the theme of Succession Planning. The lead speaker on the morning will be Laura Dillon, Head of Taxation with […]

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Kerry Motor Club's Ray Stack and Sean Hegarty explain the sport of rallying to the school children of North Kerry.

Drivers Visit North Kerry Primary Schools To Promote Rally And Car Safety

October 5, 2022 at 11:03 am 0 comments

SCHOOLCHILDREN in North Kerry got an unexpected midweek treat when rally drivers and their cars visited four schools in the area on Tuesday. Kerry Motor Club’s Kerry Winter Rally at Banna Beach Resort will take place on Sunday, October 30. The event will be run over closed roads in the […]

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Part of the Greenway. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Fun Run/Walk Along Greenway As Part Of Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Fest

October 5, 2022 at 10:30 am 0 comments

EVERYONE is invited to Fenit this Saturday for a relaxing fun walk, jog or run on the new Greenway. Organised by Spa Fenit Barrow Athletics Club, the event is being held as part of a series of events across Kerry for the Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Fest which begins […]

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Marie Galvin and Padraig McGillicuddy of Ballygarry

Ballygarry Estate Wins Prestigious Large Golf Hotel Of The Year Award

October 4, 2022 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

BALLYGARRY Estate Hotel & Spa were awarded ‘Large Golf Hotel of the Year’ at the 2022 Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association (IGTOA) awards on Monday night. The IGTOA is an organisation that represents the National Irish Golf Tourism Industry. The purpose of these awards is to celebrate and reward excellence […]

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Mayor of Tralee Mikey Sheehy makes a presentation to co-founder of the Tralee Soup Kitchen, Collette Price to mark the 10th anniversary of the service. Also included are back are volunteers John Leahy, Mary Dolan, Kerry O'Connell and Rev Jim Stephens. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Marks Tralee Soup Kitchen’s 10th Anniversary

October 4, 2022 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

THE Mayor of Tralee visited Teach an tSolais on Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of Tralee Soup Kitchen. Cllr Mikey Sheehy made a presentation of a plaque in recognition of the service which was founded in October 2012 by Collette Price and Dawn Roberts. They started off serving soup […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Up 5% In First Nine Months Of 2022

New Car Sales In Kerry Up 5% In First Nine Months Of 2022

October 4, 2022 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

THERE were 95 new car sales in Kerry last month according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). So far this year 2,227 new cars have been sold in Kerry this year, up 4.9% on the same time last year when  2,123 were sold. […]

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Ailbhe Courtney with one of her artworks.

Ardfert Woman Competes For Dream Interior Design Job On BBC Show

October 4, 2022 at 10:57 am 0 comments

AN Ardfert woman will feature on a BBC show this Wednesday evening where she will compete for a dream interior design job against two other contestants. Ailbhe Courtney, who is currently living and working in London, will appear on BBC Three’s ‘Hire Me’ show which airs at 8pm. The former […]

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Kevin Williams and Elaine Burrows Dillane.

Tralee Swimmers To Be Inducted Into Ireland Marathon Swimming Hall Of Fame

October 4, 2022 at 10:43 am 0 comments

TWO Tralee swimmers will be inducted into the Ireland Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2022 next month. Elaine Burrows Dillane will receive the honour for her achievements in marathon swimming and giving back to the sport, while Kevin Williams will be rewarded for his long term dedication to […]

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A happy Tadgh Fleming crosses the finish line at Quest Killarney 2022.

Over 2,500 Participants In Quest Killarney Event

October 4, 2022 at 10:14 am 0 comments

FRESH from his RTE Hell Week experience, Tadhg Fleming was one of the many participants in the Quest Killarney event on Saturday. Adventure race enthusiasts from around the country gathered in the town for the much anticipated return of the race last held in 2019. This year’s event attracted over 2,500 […]

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Minister Simon Harris TD, the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research Innovation and Science visited Kerry College of Further Education and Training (FET) Campus, in Monavalley, Tralee on Monday with from left, Owen O’Donnell, Andrew Brownlee, Ioseph Nesto, John Herlihy, Kasia Lyko, Cllr Mike Sheehy, Con O’Sullivan, Minister Simon Harris, Cllr Jim Finucane, Minister Norma Foley, Elaine Sharp, Tom O’Reilly, Colm McEvoy, George Emerson.
Photo: Don MacMonagle.

PHOTOS: Minister Harris Visits Kerry ETB To Announce Investment

October 4, 2022 at 9:47 am 0 comments

MINISTER Simon Harris TD, the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research Innovation and Science visited Kerry College of Further Education and Training (FET) Campuses, in Monavalley Tralee and Listowel on Monday and announced a very significant investment of funding under the FET Strategic Infrastructure Upgrade Fund for the College. […]

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Munster Technological University (MTU), the first new university to be established in the South West since 1845 today, 3rd Oct 2022 launched it's first strategic plan "Our Shared Vision". Pictured at the launch at MTU Kerry campus were Ukrainian students, Kirol Ivanov and Illia Sukhovirskyi with  Minister Simon Harris TD. Photo: Pauline Dennigan

MTU Launches ‘Our Shared Vision’ Strategic Plan

October 4, 2022 at 9:38 am 0 comments

MINISTER for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, Simon Harris, visited Munster Technological University in Tralee on Monday for the launch of ‘Our Shared Vision’. “The launch of MTU’s first strategic plan, ‘Our Shared Vision’, is an historic milestone for our staff and students, as we build on past successes and […]

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Fexco awarded Ireland’s Best Managed Companies accolade at the 14th annual awards programme, led by Deloitte. Pictured were Anna Savage, Chief Financial Officer, Fexco and Anya Cummins, Partner, Deloitte. Picture Jason Clarke

Three Kerry Winners At Best Managed Companies Awards

October 4, 2022 at 9:22 am 0 comments

THREE Kerry companies have been awarded Ireland’s Best Managed Companies accolade at the 14th annual awards programme, led by Deloitte in association with Bank of Ireland. Fexco achieved platinum standard having won for the seventh consecutive year, while the Garvey Group and the Ard Rí Group in Tralee were both […]

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott.

Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott To Return To INEC Killarney

October 3, 2022 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

FORMER Housemartin and member of The Beautiful South, Paul Heaton, will once again team up with Jacqui Abbott to perform in the Gleneagle INEC Arena on February 24, 2023. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott’s new album ‘N.K-Pop’ is released on Friday, October 7 when tickets for the concert also go on […]

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Gardaí To Issue Fines To Motorists Parking Between Garda Cones Outside Schools

Gardaí To Issue Fines To Motorists Parking Between Garda Cones Outside Schools

October 3, 2022 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee say they will issue fines to motorists who illegally park outside schools. Gardaí have placed traffic cones outside some schools in town in a bid to deter motorists from parking there, but they say motorists are now manoeuvring to park between the cones. Speaking on Radio Kerry […]

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An Dún Mór - Dunmore Head in West Kerry Ir eland's most westerly landmass point

West Kerry Landmark In New Study To Link Ireland’s Furthermost Points

October 3, 2022 at 2:23 pm 0 comments

A PLAN to highlight and upgrade Ireland’s four most extreme geographic viewing points, including An Dún Mór / Dunmore Head in West Kerry, is among the successful projects to be awarded Shared Island (North/South) funding. Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced 25 projects to benefit from the Shared Island Local Authority Development […]

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Some of the members of the cast of ‘Ballymacandy’ during rehearsals this week: front l-r: Siobhán Collins (Annie Cronin), Claire O’Connor (Maggie Slattery), back l-r: Chris Horan (Commissioner Smyth), Jeremiah Murphy (Constable John Quirke), Muireann McAuliffe (Meriel Leeson Marshall), Michael Quirke (Jack Flynn), John Sexton (Denis Sugrue), Joe Horan (Totty O’Sullivan).

Story Of Ballymacandy Ambush Brought To The Stage

October 3, 2022 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

THE dramatic story of the IRA ambush of members of the Crown Forces near Milltown in 1921 is being presented as a new play in the local Community Hall this November. ‘Ballymacandy’ is based on the best-selling book by local historian and author Owen O’Shea and involves a cast of […]

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Cast members of Tralee Musical Society's 'That's Entertainment' in rehearsals. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Musical Society Back With ‘That’s Entertainment’

October 3, 2022 at 11:44 am 0 comments

REHEARSALS are in full swing as Tralee Musical Society prepares to present That’s Entertainment in Siamsa Tire from October 11th to 15th at 8pm nightly. Rehearsals have taking place since August and the cast are excited to be performing for the first time since 2019. This come back show from […]

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Almost €8.7m In Funding Announced For Kerry ETB

Almost €8.7m In Funding Announced For Kerry ETB

October 3, 2022 at 11:13 am 0 comments

AN announcement of €8,696,719 in funding for Kerry ETB to invest in further education centres in Tralee and Listowel has been made this morning. Over €3,700,000 will see a new apprenticeship training building established at the site of the Kerry College Monavalley Campus. The new project will facilitate the expansion […]

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Dre Jackson lays up for the Warriors Credit Liam Ryan

REPORT/PHOTOS: Warriors Edge Out Flexachem KCYMS In Overtime Thriller

October 2, 2022 at 2:28 pm 0 comments

Alan Cantwell watched the InsureMyVan.ie Men’s Super League 2022/2023 – Round 1 at Tralee Sports Complex last night… Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 105 Flexachem KCYMS 103 (After OT) Garvey’s Tralee Warriors got their Super League defence off to a winning start as they edged out Flexachem KCYMS in a pulsating and heart […]

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