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Student awarded €20,000 scholarship by the Naughton Foundation

A Kerry student has been awarded a €20,000 scholarship. Niamh O'Connell received the funding from the Naughton Foundation at a recent awards ceremony at Trinity...

Two Kerry pubs regional winners at Irish Pub Awards

Two Kerry pubs have been announced as regional winners at the Irish Pub Awards. The South Pole Inn in Annascaul won the Best Tourist Pub...

Tralee woman appointed to key position at Mater Private Hospital Cork

A Tralee woman has been appointed to a key position at the Mater Private Hospital Cork. Mandy McKenzie Vass is the new Admission and Discharge...

Local Property Tax in Kerry to rise by 5%

The local property tax is to increase in Kerry by 5% next year. The increase will generate an extra €700,000 for Kerry County Council which...

Solar alignment discovered at West Kerry megalithic tomb

A discovery by a hillwalker in West Kerry has linked a 4,000-year-old megalithic tomb with the Equinox.   Dáithí Ó Conaill found wedge tomb, the...

Submission expected to be made next year for Gap of Dunloe road funding

It's expected a submission will be made next year for funding for the Gap of Dunloe road. American cyclist Janet Price died last May when...

Listowel named Kerry winner in this year’s Tidy Towns

Listowel has been named the winner in Kerry in this year's Tidy Towns Competition. 38 towns and villages took part in the county this year. Although...

Tralee awarded Purple Flag

Tralee has been awarded the Purple Flag. The accolade aims to increase footfall into town centres, lower crime and improve the night time experience. Chief Executive...

Gardaí in Tralee appealing for witnesses to stabbing

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a stabbing in Tralee. The incident happened on Strand Street on Saturday night between 11:30 pm and 12:15 am. Gardaí...

Torchlight parade to mark 100th anniversary of death of Thomas Ashe

A torchlight parade marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Thomas Ashe will take place in Tralee tonight. The 1916 leader from Lispole died...

TD says no houses in Kerry to relocate people from urban areas

A TD has said there aren't enough houses in Kerry to house people on waiting lists, let alone looking at relocating people from urban...

Yellow rainfall warning issued for Kerry

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Kerry and Cork. Met Eireann say the advisory is valid from 9o'clock tonight for 24 hours. It's...

Lyreacrompane to Knocknagoshel road closed until at least tomorrow after crane slip

Update 5.30pm The road between Dan Paddy Andy's Cross, Lyreacrompane and Knocknagoshel will be closed until at least tomorrow. This is after a crane slipped off...

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Trip to the Cottage – September 25th, 2017

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The Rights & Wrongs of Kerry’s Local Property Tax Hike – September 26th, 2017

Yesterday, Kerry County Councillors voted to increase the local property tax by 5%. Cllrs Jim Finucane and Norma Moriarty support the measure; Cllr Michael...

Legal Lowdown – September 26th, 2017

On the last Tuesday of every month, solicitor and law lecturer, Miriam McGillycuddy, joins Jerry in studio to answer your questions. This month, she...