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PHOTO: KCFE Students And Staff Go Carol Singing For St Vincent de Paul

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KCFE teachers in the Marquee on the Mall on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

KERRY College of Further Education students certainly brightened up the Mall on Wednesday with their Georgian-dress themed Christmas Carol Singing held as a fundraiser in aid of St Vincent De ...

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Tralee Food Festival Brought Forward To May For Next Year

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IT was a massive success this year with huge crowds enjoying a host of events over a weekend in September and we won’t have to wait as long for the next one.

The Tralee Food Festival in 2018 was the largest Food Festival in Tralee to date, with a 60% increase on the events ...

yesterday 15:17 open_in_new
Wind And Rain Warnings For Tonight And Tomorrow

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THERE’S some wet and windy weather on the way tonight and during tomorrow according to Met Eireann as they issued two Status Yellow warnings for Kerry.

A wind warning for Kerry, Waterford, Wexford, Cork, will see southeasterly winds reach mean speeds between 50 and ...

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Gardaí Arrest Two Teenagers After Burglary At Hotel

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GARDAI have arrested two men in their late teens following a burglary at a hotel on the outskirts of north Tralee in the early hours of this morning.

Shortly after 3am, Gardaí were called to the scene of a burglary that had just occurred. Following initial investigations, Gardaí ...

yesterday 12:26 open_in_new
Rachel’s Fundraiser For Organisation Helping Her Recover From Stroke

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Launching the fundraiser in Kirby’s Bar, Ballyheigue, were, in front; Tadhg O’Halloran, Agnes O’Brien, Rachel O’Brien and Gemma Smith of Acquired Brain Injury Castleisland. Back from left; Michael Keane, Ray Stack, Michelle O’Brien and Eimear O’Mahony. ...

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Nominations Sought For Kerry Person Of The Year 2019

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Colm Cooper, recipient of Kerry Person Of The Year Award 2018, with former teammates Aidan O’Mahony and Paul Galvin at the ceremony in Dublin.

NOMINATIONS are welcome for the Kerry Association in Dublin, Kerry Person of the Year award 2019.

2019 will be a landmark year ...

yesterday 09:32 open_in_new
A Diamond Night Out At Glitzy Black-Tie Ball In Ballygarry

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Launching the Enable Ireland Kerry Diamond Ball at Ballygarry House Hotel, were, in front; Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry, Siobhan Murphy of The Kerryman and Billy Nolan of Hilsers. At back is Mark Teahan of Tralee Printing Works, Brian Hurley, Breeda Hurley, Celene Moloney and ...

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PHOTOS: An Eclectic Musical Treat For Presentation Christmas Concert

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Presentation pupils who performed in the ‘Colours Of The Rainbow’ segment during the school’s Christmas Concert on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

THE giddiness, the high-pitched squeals, the nerves…and that’s just the teachers.

Christmas ...

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Tralee Students Win National Poetry Aloud Competition Awards

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Palesa Hlongnane, from Presentation Tralee receiving her Junior category award in the Poetry Aloud awards.

STUDENTS from secondary schools in Tralee won two of the three categories in the annual Poetry Aloud competition out of 1,700 entries from 143 schools all over Ireland. And ...

2018-12-11 19:15 open_in_new
PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Hosts Presentation Of Certificates In Rose Hotel

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Francesca Callaghan and Caroline Barrett, Graduates of National Tour Guiding Course at the Kerry ETB Presentation of Certificates. Photo by Dermot Crean

IT has been another busy year for Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley and their second graduation event of 2018 – ...

2018-12-11 18:03 open_in_new
First Kerry Film Bursary Awarded To Aid Shooting Of Film In West Kerry

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Hazel Cullen and Megan K Fox, winners of the first Kerry Film Bursary.

KERRY County Council’s Film Bursary, the first of its kind in Kerry, has been awarded to writer/director Megan K. Fox and producer Hazel Cullen.

Out of 80 submissions, the panel selected Megan and ...

2018-12-11 16:49 open_in_new
Walk In Grace’s Memory Raises Incredible Amount For Three Organisations

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At the presentation of the cheque to three organisation to benefit from the Grace Moran Memorial Walk were, front, from left; Sr Agnes of Cuan Mhuire, Con O’Connor of Pieta House, Eileen Moran, Lexi Keane Moran, Audrey Moran and Anne Burrows of MS Society. Back row, from left; ...

2018-12-11 14:29 open_in_new
Funding Of Nearly €1.2m Announced For Kerry Airport

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Kerry Airport

FUNDING of €1,198,846.73 has been announced this morning for Kerry Airport towards operating expenses.

This Government funding from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will go towards the operating costs associated with providing essential services ...

2018-12-11 13:27 open_in_new
Christie Hennessy Remembered In Song On His Anniversary

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Musician/businessman Mark Leen and Frank Hartnett of Kerry County Council who laid a wreath at the Christie Hennessy statue on Tuesday morning to mark the 11th anniversary of the singer’s death. Photo by Dermot Crean

TODAY marks the 11th anniversary of the death of one of ...

2018-12-11 12:24 open_in_new
Special Ceremony At Tree To Remember Loved Ones Who Died By Suicide

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At the Remembrance Tree ahead of this Sunday’s ceremony were Sharon Roche, Frank Hartnett of Kerry County Council, Joshua Roche and Philomena Duggan. Photo by Dermot Crean

A TREE outside the old Tralee Town Council building (now the motor tax office) will once again be a ...

2018-12-11 12:24 open_in_new
Call To The St John’s Ashe Street Christmas Fair This Saturday

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Looking forward to the St John’s Ashe Street Christmas Fair this Saturday were Mona Butler, Rev. Jim Stephens, Rhona Giles and Mary Kinch. Photo by Dermot Crean

TEACH an tSolais at St John’s Ashe Street will once again be a hive of activity on Saturday as the parish ...

2018-12-11 12:24 open_in_new
Gardaí Investigate Theft And Criminal Damage Incidents In Tralee

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GARDAI in Tralee are investigating a number of theft and criminal damage incidents in town over the past couple of weeks.

On Thursday, November 29, a bike was stolen from The Mall area between 12.30pm and 2pm. The bike is bright green in colour and gardaí are asking if they know ...

2018-12-10 18:46 open_in_new
PHOTOS: Snapshots Of Tralee In The 1990s In New Book

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John Cleary

JOHN Cleary’s new book ‘As Time Goes By’ is a wonderful collection of photographs from the 1990s in Tralee and Kerry.

It’s the third book in as many years from the well-known Tralee photographer, having previously captured the 1970s and 1980s in ...

2018-12-10 16:20 open_in_new
Scoil Nuachabháil Pupils Produce Dignity Packs For Homeless

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Scoil Nuachabháil pupils with the dignity packs they made up for homeless people.

SCOIL Nuachabáil pupils have shown their awareness of the homeless crisis in Ireland today by producing ‘Dignity Packs’ for local homeless people.

Dignity Packs contain an item of ...

2018-12-10 16:20 open_in_new
Time To Start Thinking About The Christmas Swim In Fenit

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Members of Tralee Bay Swimming Club looking forward to the Christmas Swim 2018. Photo by Domnick Walsh

TRALEE Bay Swimming Club has announced details of the 66th annual Christmas Day Swim in Fenit.

Once again, the collection will be in aid of RNLI Fenit Lifeboats. The swim ...

2018-12-10 16:20 open_in_new
Coffee Morning Raises Great Amount For Recovery Haven

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Majella Duignan (right) presents a cheque, the proceed of a coffee morning, to Marisa Reidy of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

A COFFEE morning held back in October raised €1,400 for Recovery Haven.

Nutrifit for Women at Princes Street held the event on October 23 ...

2018-12-10 15:15 open_in_new