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Call for closure of road leading to popular Killarney amenities due to poor condition

There’s a call for a road to a number of Killarney amenities to be closed because of its poor condition.Cllr Michael Gleeson raised the issue about the section leading to the start of the Old Kenmare Road and the upper Torc car park at Kerry County Council’s monthly meeting.He says

yesterday 17:49
Over €24,000 on securing and maintaining vacant garda stations in Kerry last year

The OPW spent over €24,000 on securing and maintaining vacant garda stations in Kerry last year.The Office of Public works, which owns a number of public buildings in the county, says the cost of maintaining vacant garda stations in Kerry has increased by over 55% in the past year alone.12

yesterday 17:49
Figures Show Number Of Assaults On The Rise In Kerry

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ASSAULTS in Kerry have seen a steady rise over the past five years according to the latest statistics from the Kerry Garda Division.

Superintendent Dan Keane gave the figures at last Friday’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee in Tralee.

Over the past five years

yesterday 17:01
Slight Rise In Drugs And Criminal Damage Offences In Kerry Last Year

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THERE was a slight rise in drugs and offensive weapons offences in 2018 according to the latest statistics from the Kerry Garda Division.

Superintendent Dan Keane gave the figures at last Friday’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee in Tralee, which saw a 2% increase in that

yesterday 17:01
Cllr Says Two-Tier Pay For Kerry’s School Secretaries Must End

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Cllr Norma Moriarty.

FIANNA Fáil General Election candidate for Kerry, Cllr. Norma Moriarty has said that it is simply unfair that school secretaries in the county are still feeling the brunt of a two-tier pay structure, and that it must be reversed in 2019.

The Kerry county

yesterday 15:58
No Joy For Mercy Mounthawk At Schools Cup Final In Dublin

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Mercy Mounthawk players collect their runners-up medals.

MERCY Mounthawk made a gallant attempt to win the U19A Subway Schools Cup Final at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght this afternoon.

Despite massive support from 12 busloads of supporters, they couldn’t

yesterday 14:55
Plans to add buildings to Protected Structures list due to role in Trans-Atlantic Cable

There are plans to add two Valentia Island buildings to the Record of Protected Structures due to their roles in the Trans-Atlantic Cable project.One is a single storey structure in Farranreagh, Knightstown; it was the location from where the first electronic trans-Atlantic communication was

yesterday 14:40
Number of assaults in Kerry continues to rise

The number of assaults committed in Kerry continues to rise.Figures revealed at the recent Joint Policing Committee meeting show that there were over 540 assaults committed in Kerry in 2018, up from 463 in 2017.Members of the JPC were also shown a five-year analysis, which shows the number of

yesterday 14:40
Kerry branch of PNA says most important mental health investment is staff

The head of the Kerry branch of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association says the most important investment in mental health is in staff.The PNA is meeting in Portlaoise on Friday to discuss their plans for strike action.The union will support colleagues from the Irish Nurses and

yesterday 14:40
Councillor calls for undeveloped council land in West Kerry to be used for social housing

Cllr for Kerry County Council John Francis Flynn, (FF) Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD © Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Phone Mobile 087 / 2672033 L/Line 066 71 22 981 E/mail - [email protected] www.dwalshphoto.comA Kerry county councillor is calling for more information in relation to

yesterday 14:40
Colm Cooper’s Career In Focus On TG4’s ‘Laochra Gael’

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Colm Cooper

THE acclaimed GAA docu-series ‘Laochra Gael’ is to feature one of the greatest players ever this season.

Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper will be the legend profiled in the finale of the series on TG4 on Wednesday, March 27 at 9.30pm.

The series

yesterday 13:52
N69 reopen following removal of jack-knifed truck

Photo: Google MapsGardaí in Listowel say the N69 has reopened.The road between Mountcoal and Banemore Cross on the N69 had been closed since early morning after a truck jack-knifed.Kerry County Council attended the scene to co-ordinated the removal of the truck.

yesterday 13:37
Tralee Parnells Granted Adult GAA Club Status

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TRALEE Parnells Hurling & Camogie Club was granted adult status at a meeting of the Kerry County Board last night.

It was a momentous night for the club who will now enter intermediate competitions this year. The players are predominantly young — in their late teens and

yesterday 12:49
PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Schools Students Honoured At Awards Ceremony

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Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí students who won awards with Principal Ruairí Ó Cinnéide and Deputy Principal Conall Ó Cruadhlaoich. Photo: Francis Bennett

THE annual Kerry ETB Student Award ceremony took place last Friday at the IT Tralee North Campus.

The event celebrates the

yesterday 11:46
CEO of IDA says development of AI will bring jobs in itself

The Chief Executive of the IDA says they’re alert to the potential threat of Artificial Intelligence to foreign direct investment.The future of AI and robotics is one of the topics at the World Economic Forum, which takes place this week.World leaders and thousands of top multi-national

yesterday 11:31
MTU not an option for CAO despite plans to enrol first students this September

The Munster Technological University will not be listed as an option on CAO applications, despite plans to enrol its first students this coming September.The Institute of Technology Tralee and the Cork Institute of Technology are merging to create the MTU, a two-campus university.The university

yesterday 11:31
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IMNO says 27 patients on trolleys in UHK

27 patients are waiting on trolleys today at University Hospital Kerry.That’s according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation, which says 505 patients are on trolleys and in wards waiting for beds in hospitals around the country today.University Hospital Limerick is the most

yesterday 14:40
Councillors to seek meeting with medical representatives at UHK

Tralee Municipal District councillors are to seek a meeting with representatives of medical staff at University Hospital Kerry.The councillors say they want to meet with nurse and consultant representatives to identify issues in the hospital.Cllr Sam Locke says this will help them to address

yesterday 14:40
KCC to carry out audit of clothes banks

Kerry County Council is to carry out an audit of clothes banks at its recycling sites.Sinn Fein Cllr Toireasa Ferris called on the council to facilitate St Vincent de Paul to locate clothes banks to ensure benefit from the collection goes to those in the county in need of their support.The local

2019-01-21 16:31
€325,000 allocated to eight Kerry Sports Projects

€325,000 has been allocated to eight Kerry Sports Projects.Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin announced the funding under his department’s Sports Capital Programme.Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan and Fianna Fáil TD John Brassil have both welcomed the announcement.

2019-01-17 20:07
Tomies Woods to re-open before this year’s tourist season

Tomies Woods, Killarney is set to re-open before the start of this year’s tourist season.The route has been closed for a number of years due to an access issue.€500,000 in funding was granted last year to re-open the walking spot, create a new access route and to install a car park at

2019-01-17 18:01
Kerry College of Further Education and the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee to collaborate

The Kerry College of Further Education and the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee are to collaborate for the promotion and provision of education and training in health education.Both groups will sign a Memorandum of Understanding today, meaning they will commit to partner up on the development and

2019-01-17 18:01
Proposal to re-impose sanctions on West Limerick factory fails in the US

image: screen-grab via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZ2Q6e-yRrg A proposal to re-impose sanctions on a West Limerick factory has failed in the US.The US imposed sanctions on Aughinish Alumina because the company’s owner Oleg Deripaska has links to Russian president Vladimir Putin.A vote

2019-01-17 18:01
Children in Kerry have longest wait for special needs assessments

Children in Kerry have the longest wait in the country to get special needs assessments.Today’s Irish Independent reports that the Kerry and Cork region have the highest level of overdue assessments.A report by the Oireachtas health Committee outline there are significant differences in

2019-01-17 18:01
Latest news from Tralee
yesterday 17:49 Call for closure of road leading to popular Killarney amenities due to poor condition
yesterday 17:49 Over €24,000 on securing and maintaining vacant garda stations in Kerry last year
yesterday 17:01 Figures Show Number Of Assaults On The Rise In Kerry
yesterday 17:01 Slight Rise In Drugs And Criminal Damage Offences In Kerry Last Year
yesterday 15:58 Cllr Says Two-Tier Pay For Kerry’s School Secretaries Must End
yesterday 14:55 No Joy For Mercy Mounthawk At Schools Cup Final In Dublin
yesterday 14:40 IMNO says 27 patients on trolleys in UHK
yesterday 14:40 Councillors to seek meeting with medical representatives at UHK
yesterday 14:40 Plans to add buildings to Protected Structures list due to role in Trans-Atlantic Cable
yesterday 14:40 Number of assaults in Kerry continues to rise
yesterday 14:40 Kerry branch of PNA says most important mental health investment is staff
yesterday 14:40 Councillor calls for undeveloped council land in West Kerry to be used for social housing
yesterday 13:52 Colm Cooper’s Career In Focus On TG4’s ‘Laochra Gael’
yesterday 13:37 N69 reopen following removal of jack-knifed truck
yesterday 12:49 Tralee Parnells Granted Adult GAA Club Status
yesterday 11:46 PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Schools Students Honoured At Awards Ceremony
yesterday 11:31 CEO of IDA says development of AI will bring jobs in itself
yesterday 11:31 MTU not an option for CAO despite plans to enrol first students this September
yesterday 10:43 Mercy Mounthawk Students To Hit The Siamsa Stage For ‘Big Maggie’
yesterday 10:43 Don’t Forget To Go Back To The 80s This Friday At The Rose Hotel
yesterday 09:25 Kerry superintendent denies gardaí focusing on early morning checkpoints
yesterday 09:25 €5.5 million owed by council on Listowel land now deemed undevelopable
yesterday 08:22 N69 closed due to jack-knifed truck
2019-01-21 19:40 Three trainee Gardai to be stationed in Listowel
2019-01-21 19:40 Nursing unions and HSE fail to reach agreement to avert strike action
2019-01-21 19:40 Calls for stronger bye-laws in Kerry to curb erection of 12ft headstones
2019-01-21 17:49 Kerry Woman Wins €22,000 On ‘Winning Streak’ Show
2019-01-21 16:46 Mary And Marian Among Those To Be Honoured By Council With Awards
2019-01-21 16:31 KCC to carry out audit of clothes banks
2019-01-21 16:31 Kerry ETB Training Centre in Tralee holds Open Week
2019-01-21 16:31 Search and rescue helicopter pilots vote for industrial action
2019-01-21 16:31 Councillor says someone must have seen vandalism in Castleisland graveyard
2019-01-21 16:31 Hillwalker indemnity law will benefit Kerry
2019-01-21 15:43 Tralee Rower Wins Medal At Irish Indoor Rowing Championship
2019-01-21 15:28 KSCPA thanks public for vigilance on animal welfare
2019-01-21 14:40 REPORT/PHOTOS: Demons Come Back To Haunt Warriors
2019-01-21 14:40 Foodshare Kerry Wins €10,000 In Social Enterprise Development Fund Showcase Event
2019-01-21 13:37 Cllr Claims Drone May Have Been Used To Aid Theft Of Heating Oil In North Kerry
2019-01-21 13:37 It’ll Cost You More To See Kerry Play This Year
2019-01-21 13:37 PHOTOS: Victory Social Celebrates Abbeydorney’s Winning Teams
2019-01-21 11:16 Man charged with defilement and sexual exploitation in Kerry sent forward for trial
2019-01-21 10:13 Kerry County Councillor claims drones are being used to track deliveries of oil
2019-01-21 10:13 Irish Water says average age of water mains in Kerry is 60-80 years old
2019-01-20 20:34 €56,100 in funding for Kerry social enterprises
2019-01-20 20:34 Valentia Coast Guard urging people to prepare for the unexpected during outdoor activities
2019-01-20 16:22 Kerry councillor calls for bad bend near Kilflynn to be removed
2019-01-20 16:22 Authorities hiding behind Hen Harrier plan according to farmers
2019-01-20 15:19 Kerry applicants sought for Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund of €75,000
2019-01-20 13:28 Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life
2019-01-20 13:28 Another Big Lotto Win In Kerry Last Night
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