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Tralee Advertiser apologises for publishing 'racist joke'

Source: Tralee Advertiser/Facebook

THE TRALEE ADVERTISER has apologised after publishing an offensive ‘joke’. 

The free local newspaper published a story about a “black Jewish boy” in last Friday’s edition. The story appeared in a section of the publication called ...

2019-08-10 03:13 open_in_new
Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late

A BOOK HAS been returned to Tralee Library 67 years late.

Kerry Library has been running a fines amnesty and in a statement said: “It’s never too late to return a book to the library.”

Source: Twitter

Source: Twitter

Anyone who returns an ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
File to be sent to DPP regarding alleged sexual assault at Bon Secours Hospital

A FILE IS to be sent to the DPP in relation to an alleged sexual assault at the Bon Secours Hospital in Tralee.

A woman in her 60s claims to have been raped by a medic at the hospital earlier this month.

Speaking this afternoon on Radio Kerry, Kerry’s Chief Superintendent Con ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault at hospital in Kerry

GARDAÍ IN KERRY are investigating an alleged sexual assault at the Bon Secours Hospital in Tralee.

A woman in her 60s claims to have been raped by a medic in a changing room at the private hospital, according to the Sunday World.

The newspaper reports that the man has not been ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Man dies after being hit by a car

A MAN HAS died after being struck by a car in Kerry.

Gardaí in Tralee are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place this morning.

At about 8.35am a man was seriously injured after he was struck by a car on the (R551) Tralee to Ardfert road at Ballyroe.

Gardaí ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Visually-impaired man plans to move home following Kerry assault

Tralee, Co Kerry Source: Google Maps

A VISUALLY-IMPAIRED man says he plans to move from his home in Co Kerry in protest at the rising levels of anti-social behaviour there.

Tim, a busker and Kerry native, was recently assaulted by two women while he walked his dog with ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Ice cream van smashes through church doors in Kerry

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING after an ice cream van crashed through the front doors of a church in Kerry yesterday.

The incident happened at St John’s Church on Castle Street in Tralee at around 9pm.

Gardaí spotted the vehicle driving erratically and gave chase when it did not pull ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Man killed in single-car crash in Co Kerry in early hours of the morning

A MAN IN his 20s has died after a single-car crash to the west of Tralee in Co Kerry overnight.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash, on the R558 Tralee to Fenit road, at around 3.20am.

The two occupants of the car, both of whom were seriously injured, were ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
€60,000-worth of cannabis from Thailand seized in Tralee

CANNABIS WITH AN estimated street value of €60,000 has been sized in Tralee, Co Kerry.

During an intelligence-led operation conducted by Revenue, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Tralee Garda Drugs Unit, three kilos of herbal cannabis were seized in Tralee ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Gardaí make second arrest in Kerry assault investigation

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a second man following a serious assault in Kerry over the weekend.

A man was found in St Stephens Park, Castleisland, Kerry, at around 5.30am on Sunday morning. The victim, who is in his late 20s, was taken to University Hospital Kerry and subsequently transferred to ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Cyclist dies following road collision with two cars in Kerry

A CYCLIST HAS died following a road collision with two cars in Tralee, Co Kerry last night.

The incident happened in the townland of Tonevane, Tralee at around 8.15pm.

The male cyclist (39) was seriously injured in the collision. He was taken to Kerry University Hospital where ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Body of young girl 'concealed' by herd of cows following fatal Kerry crash, court hears

The R577 at Scartaglen, Co Kerry Source: Google Maps

THE BODY OF a 14-year-old girl was concealed by a herd of cows in a field shortly after the car in which she had been a passenger left the road on a June night in 2014, the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee has been ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Man charged over 'unprovoked' stabbing in Kerry refused bail

A MAN WHO allegedly stabbed another man a number of times in broad daylight in an “unprovoked attack” in Co Kerry earlier this week has been refused bail.

The accused – Declan Galvin, 36, with an address at Killeen Woods, Tralee – was refused bail at Limerick District Court ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Gardaí thank 'civic-minded locals' who followed driver of crashed car

GARDAÍ IN KERRY have thanked locals after they assisted them in arresting a driver who had crashed into a wall.

In a Facebook post, gardaí thanked “civic-minded locals” for their assistance in following a driver who had crashed into a wall at Killerisk in Tralee.

The driver ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Man charged with the murder of his 74-year-old neighbour in Kerry

A 62-YEAR-OLD MAN has been charged with the murder of a man in Kerry.

Michael Ferris of Rattoo, Ballyduff appeared before Tralee District Court this morning.

Just before 9 o’clock yesterday morning emergency services attended the scene of a crash between a car and a teleporter in ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada

THE FAMILY OF a man who fell ill days before travelling home from Canada have begun an online donation campaign to get their son back to Co Kerry.

Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter, was preparing to return to Tralee on 16 February having been on a two-year work visa in Calgary, ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Kerry farmer jailed for five years over manslaughter of neighbour with teleporter

Updated Dec 3rd 2018, 1:34 PM

KERRY FARMER MICHAEL Ferris, who drove the prongs of a teleporter into his neighbour after a decades-long row about a noisy bird-scarer, has been jailed for five years at the Central Criminal Court for manslaughter.

Ms Justice Carmel Stewart called the ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new
Have you seen Danny? Gardaí appeal for help finding missing 14-year-old

GARDAÍ IN DINGLE are appealing for the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a 14-year-old from Tralee, Co Kerry. 

Danny Coffee is described as 5’4″ in height, of slim build, with blue eyes and short dark hair. 

He is known to frequent Tralee, Killarney, ...

2019-07-30 04:43 open_in_new