Star Wars fans around the globe are getting the chance to visit Kerry. LucasFilm and Tourism Ireland have launched a global fundraising initiative in aid of a number of charities including Make-A-Wish and UNICEF. A pledge of $10 will give fans the chance to win a trip to Ireland, which includes a visit to Sceilig Mhíchíl where filming for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has taken place. Kerry is to continue to feature in the franchise as construction is currently underway on a large set on the Ceann Sibeál headland west of Dingle. Filming is understood to be taking place there next month.
Semi-final draws are to take place this weekend for various Kerry Schoolboys/Girls Cup competitions.Those draws will be live on Radio Kerry.Padraig Harnett reports
Ger Counihan is chairman of the Kerry Vintners’ Federation. They met Minister Ross this week to raise concerns about rural towns and villages.http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/repeatger.mp3