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Kerry Bus to Belfast for Cataract Procedures

Kerry Bus to Belfast for Cataract Procedures

“A bus will be leaving Killarney on Saturday morning at 11am going to Kingsbridge Hospital in Belfast taking 12 patients who are having cataracts removed,” said Deputy Danny Healy Rae. Six from Kerry Six of the travelling party are from Kerry and it was organised at this end by Deputy Healy-Rae. While the other sixRead more…

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

The organisers of last weekend’s three-day Kerry tourism promotional visit to Berlin have hailed it an outstanding success. The 35-strong group, led by Minister Brendan Griffin TD and Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan, held a series of engagements with tourism trade, media and consumer groups. They also held a high level political meeting withRead more…

Caroline Thrilled at Response to Cancer Care Packs Appeal

Caroline Thrilled at Response to Cancer Care Packs Appeal

A Castleisland woman has made an incredible gesture to cancer patients across Kerry during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.  Caroline McCarthy put together specialised care packs for clients of two cancer charities – according to Marisa Reidy the recently appointed PR and Marketing Officer at the Tralee based Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support House.Read more…

Arts Festivals in the Kerry-Cork Region to Benefit from Mentoring!

Arts Festivals in the Kerry-Cork Region to Benefit from Mentoring!

 When teams in Kerry and Cork clash, sparks usually fly, but what happens when they collaborate? Shared learning and experiences is proving to be very exciting for six key arts festivals in Kerry and Cork County and City. A creative mentoring project for arts festivals is currently underway as a partnership between Kerry, Cork CityRead more…

Budget Briefing at Breakfast Time

Budget Briefing at Breakfast Time

Castleisland based firm Kelliher / O’Shea Accountants will host a post budget breakfast briefing on Thursday morning at 8:30am in the Crown Hotel. People from the locality who may have concerns about their particular business or family situations are welcome to attend. Details Picked Apart Details of Tuesay’s budget announcements by Minister Paschal Donohoe areRead more…

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

An assessment of the road in Dromada will have to be carried out by Kerry County Council staff over the next couple of days before any clearance can be given to re-open it. The ditching of a crane on Wednesday has blocked the road at a bend close to Renagown Cross since. In spite ofRead more…

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Fears and rumours about the demise of the rural Post Office in Irish society have been rumbling on for several years now and some have already fallen to the axe of one minister or another. Meanwhile, a little heard of ‘Private Members Bill’ in Dáil Éireann last November proposed that a new An Post /Read more…

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Sinn Féin’s junior spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and the Marine, Martin Ferris TD, will officially launch Veon’s new regional office at the Advance Factory Unit, Castleisland Co-Op Mart, on Wednesday, September 6th. at 11am. Farmers and Landowners Welcome Veon is creating two positions at its new office in Castleisland to look after the South WestRead more…

Thomas Recalls a Whirlwind Week as the Dust Settles

Thomas Recalls a Whirlwind Week as the Dust Settles

With the dust settling back around the Vale of Tralee and the weariness wearing off those who wholeheartedly partook of the Rose festivities, one Castleisland man has made enough friends and memories to last him an entire life time. When Thomas Lynch’s name tripped off Dáithí O Sé’s tongue in ‘The Dome’ that night, itRead more…

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

Glórach takes a lead from President Trump The Glórach committee has invited President Donald Trump to attend its special screening of Finding Dory at 2.30pm on Sunday August 20th. If he happens to be nearby at his golf club in Co. Clare and can attend – he’s welcome. No Fake News here. During his recentRead more…