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Information day taking place in Kerry on developing woodland amenities

An information day to promote a scheme that supports communities and local authorities develop local woodland amenities is being held tomorrow in Kerry.NeighbourWood is run by the Department of Agriculture and provides grant aid towards talking trails, picnic tables, parking, removal of invasive ...

yesterday 18:49 open_in_new
Grandfather denies assaulting another grandfather in a Kerry town

A grandfather has denied assaulting another grandfather in a town in Kerry.The accused had pleaded not guilty to one count of assault causing harm, arising from an incident which allegedly occurred on the 25th December, 2016.Tralee Circuit Court heard that the accused and the ...

yesterday 18:49 open_in_new
21 patients on trolleys at UHK

21 patients were on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry’s Emergency Department today.According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation, 518 patients spent time on trolleys waiting for a bed in hospitals across the country today.The worst affected hospital was University ...

yesterday 18:49 open_in_new
Kerry Ploughing Association hold AGM

The Kerry Ploughing Association is setting its sights on next year’s National Ploughing Championships.The association recently held it’s AGM in the Kilmoyley Community Centre.Chair of the association and National Ploughing Association Director, Thomas Healy congratulated the six ...

yesterday 14:13 open_in_new
Planning permission sought for cable to connect two north windfarms to the national grid

Planning permission is being sought for an almost six-kilometre electrical cable to connect two north Kerry windfarms to the national grid.The proposed cable would travel through several townlands in Moyvane and Knockanure.Winter Winds Limited has applied to Kerry County Council for ten-year ...

yesterday 14:13 open_in_new
College to introduce award dedicated to Emma Mhic Mhathuna

image via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgE89Z84X5kSt Patrick’s College, Maynooth is to introduce an award dedicated to the late Emma Mhic Mhathuna.The mother-of-five, who lived in Ballydavid, passed away last month after a battle with cervical cancer.The 37-year-old returned to ...

yesterday 14:13 open_in_new
Junior Minister Griffin says Brexiteers inciting unionists in bid to build opposition to deal

Kerry’s Junior Minister says it’s very irresponsible for Brexiteers to incite the unionist community in an effort to build up opposition to the proposed Brexit deal.Brendan Griffin says people are speaking in a vacuum until details of the 400-page text become clear.The Fine Gael TD ...

yesterday 14:13 open_in_new
Kerry County Councillor says increasing cost of burial plots is chasing people into the grave

A Kerry County Councillor says increasing the cost of burial plots is chasing people into the grave.The cost of a single burial plot in a council-operated cemetery is to increase by 18%, from €425 to €500.Sinn Féin Councillor Robert Beasley says the increased cost places an extra burden on ...

yesterday 14:13 open_in_new
Kerry County Council Arts Grants application process now open

The Work of Professional Artists were exhibited at Department of Culture, Heritage, & the Gaeltacht, Government Buildings, Killarney at Culture night in Killarney, At the opening of the exhibition were, Artists Martine Moriarty, left, Rebecca Carroll, Kerry County Council Arts Officer Kate ...

yesterday 13:04 open_in_new
Kerry restaurant awarded Apache Pizza Store of the Year

A Kerry takeaway has been awarded the All-Ireland Store of the Year Award for 2018 at the Annual Apache Pizza AGM and Awards Ceremony.The O’Connor Family-owned Denjoes Family Restaurant, Castleisland was voted best overall store in Ireland.This was judged on overall sales, community ...

yesterday 13:04 open_in_new
27% of Kerry Co-op shareholders who respond to consultation back options put to them

Just over a quarter of Kerry Co-op shareholders who responded to a consultation document issued by their board say they’re in favour of future directions outlined to them.Kerry Co-op is the largest shareholder in Kerry Group plc.The co-op’s board has been seeking the views of ...

yesterday 09:31 open_in_new
Jury will hear Tralee woman Nicola Collins died from blunt force trauma to the head

A jury will hear that Tralee woman Nicola Collins died from blunt force trauma to the head resulting in brain swelling and traumatic bleeding into the brain.The 38-year-old mother-of-three was a native of St Brendan’s Park, Tralee but had been living in Togher in Cork city at the time of ...

yesterday 09:31 open_in_new
Yellow rainfall warning in place for Kerry

A yellow rainfall warning is currently in place for Kerry and Cork.Heavy rain is expected with between 25 to 40 mm set to fall between now and tomorrow morning.The heaviest of the rain will be on high ground and mountains. The rainfall warning is valid until 10am tomorrow morning.

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2018-11-13 20:43 open_in_new
1,300 electricity customers remain without power in Ballybunion

Photo: ESB NetworksOver 1,300 customers remain without electricity in the Ballybunion area.The fault occurred just before 4 o’clock (3:54pm) this afternoon, and 3,800 customers initially were without power; that’s now reduced to 1,300.ESB Networks says it’s working to repair ...

2018-11-13 20:43 open_in_new
Death has taken place of Blasket Island Foundation founding member

One of the founding members of the Blasket Island Foundation, Edna Bean Uí Chinnéide has died.She passed away on Sunday in her 93rd year.The Office of Public Works has extended its sympathies to Bean Uí Chinnéide’s family, including her son Lorcán Ó Cinnéide, who was recently ...

2018-11-13 20:43 open_in_new
22 patients on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry

22 patients are waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry’s Emergency Department today.That’s according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation.Nationally, there are 501 patients waiting on trolleys in hospitals today. University Hospital Galway is the worst ...

2018-11-13 20:43 open_in_new
Man pleads guilty to the false imprisonment and sexual assault of a woman in Kerry village

Tralee Court - Radio Kerry News - EHA man has pleaded guilty to the false imprisonment and sexual assault of a woman in a Kerry village.The man, who can’t be named, pleaded guilty to the charges following the selection of a jury at Tralee Circuit Court.The court had heard the offences occurred ...

2018-11-13 20:43 open_in_new
Power gone to 3,800 customers in Ballybunion

Photo: ESB NetworksOver 3,800 customers are without electricity in the Ballybunion area.The fault occurred just before 4 o’clock (3:54pm) this afternoon.ESB Networks says it’s working to repair the fault, and it’s expected power will be restored by 7.30 this evening.

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2018-11-13 19:34 open_in_new
2018 Listowel Food Fair awards announced

Lizzy Lyons, founder of Lizzy’s Little Kitchen, has been named the 2018 Local Food Hero at this year’s Listowel Food Fair.The Listowel woman, who regularly appears on the cookery slot on Virgin Media One’s Weekend AM, originally started selling her dishes at the Friday market ...

2018-11-13 17:16 open_in_new
No one waiting for home help support services in Kerry in August this year

There was no person waiting for home help support services in Kerry in August of this year.That’s according to figures released in The Irish Times today.Nationally, there were 6,200 older people waiting for homecare supports during that month. Galway had the longest list with 674 ...

2018-11-13 16:04 open_in_new
Sinn Féin to hold selection conventions in the county in the coming week

Sinn Féin will hold selection conventions in the county in the coming week.The conventions will decide which candidates the party runs in the local elections, which will take place in May 2019.Killarney and Kenmare electoral areas will hold their convention on Thursday in Killorglin, while on ...

2018-11-13 16:04 open_in_new