Kerry County Council Launches Local ‘Keep Well’ Campaign

Kerry County Council Launches Local ‘Keep Well’ Campaign

As part of the Government’s Resilience Campaign during the COVID-19 pandemic, Kerry County Council is inviting people in the county to participate in and avail of a programme of events and initiatives which are being rolled out across Kerry under the national ‘Keep Well’ campaign. Online Information The local authority will be providing information online…

Council Continues ‘In-This-Together’ Community Well-being Campaign

Council Continues ‘In-This-Together’ Community Well-being Campaign

As part of the national campaign aimed at promoting activity, mental well-being and staying connected during the COVID-19, on Friday evening Kerry County Council launched another element of the well-being campaign, called ‘Let’s Get Kerry Cycling.’ This announcement sees this initiative being rolled out over the coming weeks, commencing Friday, July 3rd and will run…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells…

The Tomb in the Lab – Science Week at the Museum

The Tomb in the Lab – Science Week at the Museum

Kerry County Museum will reveal the ancient secrets of Killaclohane Portal Tomb using 21st century science next week as part of Science Week. The Tomb in the Lab is a series of discussions, demonstrations and displays taking place during Science Week Ireland. Oldest Man-Made Structure All events are based on Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown,…

Tralee’s Memorial Hall to be Rededicated to Thomas Ashe

Tralee’s Memorial Hall to be Rededicated to Thomas Ashe

To mark the centenary year of the death of the Lispole native and Kerry 1916 leader, the Ashe Memorial Hall on Denny Street, Tralee is to be rededicated to Thomas Ashe at a ceremony hosted by Kerry County Council on Monday, May 22-2017 at 11am. The building, which was first named after the West Kerry…

Golden Jubilee Issue of The Kerry Magazine in the Shops

Golden Jubilee Issue of The Kerry Magazine in the Shops

The Kerry Magazine, which is published annually by the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society (KAHS) was launched recently in Kerry Library, Tralee by Moira Murrell, Kerry County Council, CEO. This was the first in a series of events designed to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the foundation of the Society, on May 3, 1967. It…

Magnificient Seven in Line for Radio Kerry in PPI AWards

Radio Kerry has been nominated for seven awards in this year’s National PPI Radio Awards, the highest number of nominations received by a local station in this year’s competition. Weeshie Fogarty has been nominated for Sports Broadcaster of the Year. In the Current Affairs Programme category, the Kerry Today show – presented by Jerry O’Sullivan…