Castleisland’s Island Point Included in Kerry Digital Hub Grant Scheme

Castleisland’s Island Point Included in Kerry Digital Hub Grant Scheme

Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley welcomes funding of €746,091 to be invested in 12 Kerry Digital Hubs under the Connected Hubs Scheme. The 12 hubs included in the scheme are based in: Killorglin, Tralee, Sneem, Killarney, Dingle, Kenmare, Cahersiveen and Castleisland. Island Point Included Included is Island Point on Tralee Road, Castleisland…

Restrictions in Place at Kerry County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites

Restrictions in Place at Kerry County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites

Kerry County Council’s waste and recycling centres have been experiencing high volumes of visits and material since reopening after Christmas. The five civic amenity sites in Kenmare, Killarney, Milltown, Dingle and Cahersiveen will remain open for the receipt of domestic waste from customers without an existing door-to-door, kerbside service and who need to dispose of…

Radio Kerry’s 2020 ‘Jumper Day’ Raises €22,621 for St Vincent de Paul

Radio Kerry’s 2020 ‘Jumper Day’ Raises €22,621 for St Vincent de Paul

Radio Kerry’s annual county wide Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser for St Vincent de Paul has raised €22,621, surpassing the €15,000 target for 2020. It was the seventh year of the fundraiser and brings the amount raised to date to over €117,000. Hundreds of people took part in Christmas Jumper Day right across the county, on…

Safety Measures Rule at Public Counters as Council Offices Open Today

Safety Measures Rule at Public Counters as Council Offices Open Today

Kerry County Council public counters and offices around the county will re-open to the public from today, June 29th. 2020. This includes all customer service desks at county buildings and all of the council’s area service centres in: Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Cahersiveen, Castleisland, Dingle, Kenmare and Killorglin – as well as the environment department at…

Cruinniú Project to Highlight Challenges and Dreams of Young People in Lockdown

Cruinniú Project to Highlight Challenges and Dreams of Young People in Lockdown

  Kerry Local Creative Youth Partnership is supporting Cruinniú Na nÓg in a unique way this year with a project that will highlight the challenges and dreams of young people in lockdown. ‘Windows On Our Lives’ is a video slideshow which will feature work by young people in video, sound, music, poetry and art and…

Brosna Country Music and Dancing Festival Reaching for the Stars in 2019

Brosna Country Music and Dancing Festival Reaching for the Stars in 2019

The run-away success of the Brosna Country Music and Dancing Festival of the last couple of years has sown the seeds of continuation and expansion. The event was held to raise vital funds for the refurbishment and maintenance of the churches in the village and in Knockclarig. And from the one main and supporting act,…

Living with Diabetes? – ‘X-PERT’ Help at Hand

Living with Diabetes? – ‘X-PERT’ Help at Hand

X-PERT is an award winning and free course for anyone with Type 2 diabetes, whether you have a medical card or not. It is led by HSE Community Dietitians and runs once a week for six weeks with each session lasting two and a half hours. Castleisland on Course It is being run in local…

Vauxhall/Opel Lovers Wanted for Vintage/Classic West Kerry Run

Vauxhall/Opel Lovers Wanted for Vintage/Classic West Kerry Run

Sunday, May 13th will see the biggest gathering of Vauxhall/Opel enthusiasts in Kerry. They’ll gather for the annual West Kerry Wild Atlantic Way Vintage/Classic Car Run. Ó Riada’s the Headquarters Ó Riada’s Bar in Ballymacelligott is this year’s headquarters. “The sign on commences at 9.30am and light refreshments will be provided. Cars will depart at…

Milltown/Castlemaine Lotto win for Dingle Woman

Milltown/Castlemaine Lotto win for Dingle Woman

Congratulations to Fiona Kennedy from Dingle who won the Milltown / Castlemaine GAA Club Match 3 €1,000 prize in the recent Lotto fundraising draw. The club’s fundraising Lotto jackpot is now at €18,400. The draw takes place on this Friday, February 23rd in The Castle Inn Bar in Castlemaine. Sincere Thanks “Sincere thanks to all those…

The Kerry Magazine 2018 Launched

The Kerry Magazine 2018 Launched

The Kerry Magazine is published annually by the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society and edited by Marie O’Sullivan. Issue No. 28, 2018 was launched on Tuesday, November 28, in the Kerry County Library in Tralee by John Breen, Director of the Services, Kerry County Council. A Range of Articles Between its covers is a range…