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Man Arrested In Tralee Estate In Relation To Attempted Burglary

Man Arrested In Tralee Estate In Relation To Attempted Burglary

April 29, 2021 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have arrested and charged a man in relation to an attempted burglary in Tralee on Wednesday. Shortly before 5am Gardaí received a 999 call from a member of the public that a suspicious man was walking around the Shanakill area. The information was relayed to Gardaí from Tralee, who […]

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No New COVID Cases Reported For Kerry Again This Evening

No New COVID Cases Reported For Kerry Again This Evening

April 28, 2021 at 5:57 pm Comments are Disabled

LIKE yesterday, there were no new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this evening. Kerry is now the county with the lowest incidence of the virus in the country over the past 14 days. There were 13 additional deaths and 371 new cases of the virus reported nationally. Of the […]

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Maura Sullivan (second left) accepts a cheque from Catherine O'Connor of the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee Patients Accounts Department. Also included is Aoife Cronin, Niamh McSweeney and (above) Aisling Tess and Denise Bowler. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bons Staff Take On ‘Strava’ Challenge For Kerry Hospice

April 28, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

BON Secours staff undertook a challenge recently in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation. The team of ten staff from the patient accounts department, based at Monavalley Industrial Estate, took on a ‘Strava’ walking challenge. They clocked up 1,800 kilometres between them during March and raised €200 which was presented to […]

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Kerry Photographer Needs Public Votes In ‘Reach For The Stars’ Competition

Kerry Photographer Needs Public Votes In ‘Reach For The Stars’ Competition

April 28, 2021 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY photographer has advanced to the next stage of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) ‘Reach for the Stars’ astrophotography competition. Jaro Fagan’s three photos feature in the online public vote that was launched this week by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, during a private visit to DIAS’s Dunsink Observatory. […]

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Suzanne Downing of Let's Get Talking with Mayor of Kerry Patrick Connor Scarteen.

Mental Health Charity Opens Outreach Service In Kerry

April 28, 2021 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

MENTAL health charity, Let’s Get Talking Counselling and Psychotherapy, has opened a new outreach to support the demand for access to mental health services in Kerry. First opening in Galway 2012, Let’s Get Talking aim to provide access to high quality mental health services to the community on a non-set fee […]

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Cllr Expresses Concerns About State Of Boundary Wall At Racecourse

Cllr Expresses Concerns About State Of Boundary Wall At Racecourse

April 28, 2021 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has expressed safety concerns about part of the old boundary wall at Tralee Racecourse. Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley was speaking at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Monday, where he asked that Kerry County Council request the owners of the former racecourse to repair […]

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Sponsored: Beat The Carbon Tax Hike Deadline By Ordering Fuel From Atlantic Oils

Sponsored: Beat The Carbon Tax Hike Deadline By Ordering Fuel From Atlantic Oils

April 28, 2021 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

ATLANTIC Oils is reminding the public to order their home heating oil before prices rise from this Saturday. It was announced in Budget 2021 that the carbon tax on fuel would increase by €7.50, from €26 per tonne to €33.50 per tonne. The increase applied to auto fuels from midnight […]

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Call For Council To Support Hospitality Businesses Developing Outdoor Facilities

Call For Council To Support Hospitality Businesses Developing Outdoor Facilities

April 28, 2021 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a call for Kerry County Council to support hospitality businesses as they prepare their outdoor seating capacity this summer and for planning exemptions to be made for canopies. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy had a motion before the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County […]

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Dunnes Stores on Bridge Street.

Cllr Wants Dunnes Stores Building On Bridge Street Added To Derelict Sites Register

April 28, 2021 at 9:31 am 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor has called for the Dunnes Stores property on Bridge Street to be added to the Derelict Sites Register. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris had a motion before the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District District on Monday morning, that the Council look into adding the empty Dunnes […]

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No Additional COVID Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening, 426 Nationally

No Additional COVID Cases Reported For Kerry This Evening, 426 Nationally

April 27, 2021 at 6:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were no new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this evening. There were 10 additional deaths and 426 new cases of the virus reported nationally. Of the deaths reported today four occurred in April, five occurred in March, one occurred in February. The median age of those who died was 84 years and […]

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Kerry GAA Chairman Tim Murphy makes a presentation to UHK General Manager Fearghal Grimes, joined by UHK staff CNM2 admissions Karina Gilligan, Dr Yasir Ali Medical Registrar; Dr George Dargaville Medical Registrar; Anne O’ Shea S/N Cashel Ward and Dr Martin Boyd Consultant in Emergency Medicine. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry GAA Makes Presentation To UHK Frontline Staff

April 27, 2021 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

REPRESENTATIVES of the teams of front line healthcare workers at University Hospital Kerry, were delighted today to accept a specially framed Kerry county jersey with message of ‘thanks’ from Kerry GAA In recognition of the tireless work by frontline staff, the presentation was made by Kerry County Board Chairperson Tim […]

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KCC Arts Officer Kate Kennelly and Director of The Education Centre Terry O'Sullivan.

Call For Artists To Participate In Online Programme

April 27, 2021 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A CALL-OUT to artists has been issued to take part in an online programme this summer. Kate Kennelly, Arts Officer, Kerry County Council together with Terry O’Sullivan, Director of the Education Centre, Tralee have launched the call for artists to participate in the 2021 Online TAP Programme. The Online Teacher […]

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Public Invited To Webinar On Tralee Town Centre Works

April 27, 2021 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

AS public consultation on the next phase of multi-million-euro enhancement works in Tralee town centre continues, members of the public are invited to attend an online webinar next week to learn more about the proposals. The new phase of upgrading works in Tralee follows the allocation of funding under the […]

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MTU To Spend €3.5m Delivering New Frontiers Programme Over Next Five Years

April 27, 2021 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

FUNDED by Enterprise Ireland, Munster Technological University (MTU) will spend €3.5m over the next five years on the New Frontiers Programme to support hundreds of entrepreneurs and to deliver 75 new companies in the South West Region. This is a substantial injection of funding for the New Frontiers programme with delivery being […]

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Illegal Dumping In Tralee

Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses To Illegal Dumping In Tralee

April 27, 2021 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are investigating a case of illegal dumping near a Tralee estate. Last Tuesday, April 20, Tralee gardaí received an anonymous report of illegal dumping at the rear of the Shanakill Family Resource Centre. Gardaí are appealing to anyone who witnessed the dumping to contact them at Tralee Garda Station […]

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Business: New Training Initiative On Dingle Peninsula For Sustainable Food Branding

April 27, 2021 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

FARMERS, fishers, food/drink producers and hospitality providers based on the Dingle Peninsula /Corca Dhuibhne are invited to sign up to an exciting new training programme aimed at providing them with the knowledge and skills to further develop and exploit the culinary attributes of the region. ‘Developing a Sustainable Regional Food Branding Strategy’ for the Dingle Peninsula / […]

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Billy Ryle: Friday Deadline Looms For Leaving Cert Students

Billy Ryle: Friday Deadline Looms For Leaving Cert Students

April 27, 2021 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Guidance Counsellor Billy Ryle says it’s last chance Friday for Leaving Certs to complete the application form and to finalise subject levels for accredited grades… Applying for the Leaving Cert exam is usually straight forward.  But this year, because of Covid-19 uncertainty, it’s a three phased process. Initially, students entered […]

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Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases In Kerry, 437 Reported Nationally

Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases In Kerry, 437 Reported Nationally

April 26, 2021 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were less than five new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this evening. When the number is less than five, the exact number is not revealed until the following day on the COVID data hub on the gov.ie website. There was one additional death and 437 new cases of […]

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Work On Public Realm At Island Of Geese Expected To Begin This Summer

April 26, 2021 at 1:55 pm Comments are Disabled

WORK on the public realm aspect of the Island of Geese site is to commence in the summer, when the Government gives the go ahead for construction to resume next month as part of the roadmap to reopening society. Tralee Municipal District Manager, Michael Scannell, gave an update on the […]

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Council Develops Masterplan For John Joe Sheehy Road Area

April 26, 2021 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE redevelopment of the area around John Joe Sheehy Road is among the projects to be pursued by Kerry County Council after a recent funding announcement from the Government. Tralee Municipal District Manager Michael Scannell gave an update on the Urban Regeneration Development Fund announcement of over €16m for Tralee and the […]

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Minister for Education Norma Foley with Mayor of Tralee Terry O'Brien and Tralee Chamber Ken Tobin launching the new Tralee.ie website and app. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Chamber Launches New-Look Website And App

April 26, 2021 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber has relaunched the Tralee.ie website with a new app and enhanced features to serve locals, the town’s businesses and visitors to the county capital. “Staying connected has never been so important and supporting a town and community will become even more critical in the years ahead,” said Minister […]

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Tralee Cllr Offers Reward For Information Leading To Prosecution For Killarney Fires

Tralee Cllr Offers Reward For Information Leading To Prosecution For Killarney Fires

April 25, 2021 at 5:51 pm 1 comment

Kerry Sinn Féin Councillor Cathal Foley has offered €1000 as a reward for information leading to the prosecution of those that set fire to Killarney National Park. Earlier this year, Tralee Municipal District Cllr Foley requested Kerry County Council to offer rewards for information on wild fires taking place throughout […]

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PHOTOS: Great Response To First ‘Tie Day Friday’ For Kerry Mental Health Association

PHOTOS: Great Response To First ‘Tie Day Friday’ For Kerry Mental Health Association

April 24, 2021 at 9:36 am 1 comment

PEOPLE from all over the county donned a tie on Friday for a special fundraiser in aid of Kerry Mental Health Association. The first ‘Tie Day Friday’ saw Kerry men, women and children everywhere wearing a tie and posting a picture or video on social media while also making a […]

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Know Your Rights: Paid Maternity Leave

Know Your Rights: Paid Maternity Leave

April 24, 2021 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I am due to have a baby in three months and have arranged to take Maternity Leave. Am I entitled to any more paid leave to look after […]

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Finnegan On Films: Another Eclectic Choice For Movie Lovers

Finnegan On Films: Another Eclectic Choice For Movie Lovers

April 24, 2021 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Some real classic among our movie guy, James Finnegan’s choices for the next week on RTE and TG4… There is a fine selection of film genres available this week on terrestrial television this week, going from favoured classics from the 70’s up to recently stories taken from the headlines. Dark […]

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€40,000 Of Suspected Drugs Seized By Kerry Gardaí

€40,000 Of Suspected Drugs Seized By Kerry Gardaí

April 23, 2021 at 8:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GARDAI have seized €40,000 of suspected drugs on April 23, 2021 in Co. Kerry. As part of an ongoing operation, Gardaí carried out a search of a business premises in Killarney town at around 1 pm. During the course of the search Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit seized €26,000 […]

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Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases In Kerry, 434 Reported Nationally This Evening

Less Than Five Additional COVID Cases In Kerry, 434 Reported Nationally This Evening

April 23, 2021 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

LIKE every day this week, there were less than five new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry again this evening. When the number is less than five, the exact number is not revealed until the following day on the COVID data hub on the gov.ie website. There were one additional […]

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Lisa Fingleton

Public Invited To Interactive Workshop With Visual Artist In Residence

April 23, 2021 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

LISA Fingleton, Kerry Visual Artist in Residence 2021, is inviting the public to a free creative and interactive workshop. The workshop will focus on becoming present with nature and using drawing as a meditative tool to really see what is around you. “Ideally if you can sit outside in nature […]

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'Mr Higgins'.

Ballyseede Castle Says Farewell To Much-Loved ‘Mr Higgins’

April 23, 2021 at 4:05 pm 3 comments

ALL at Ballyseede Castle Hotel are in mourning today as they announced the passing of the much loved ‘Mr Higgins’, the resident Irish Wolfhound at the hotel. Mr Higgins died last night, surrounded by his family of 10 years, and under the expert care of Eugene McGrath from McGrath Vets […]

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Lee Strand Invites Public To Nominate Clubs To Win €550 In The 550

Lee Strand Invites Public To Nominate Clubs To Win €550 In The 550

April 23, 2021 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand is inviting the public to nominate any club from any sport in Kerry to win €550 in the Lee Strand 550 race final. Lee Strand is delighted to continue to support the Lee Strand A3 550 at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium once again this year. To nominate, visit […]

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