Kerry venues and institutions react to coronavirus restrictions

Following the government announcement earlier today, a number of public buildings and cultural institutions will close to the public this evening in Kerry.

Confirmations due to take place before Easter have also been postponed, while Killarney Active Retirement meetings are also cancelled until further notice.

Kerry County Council says, further to the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team, the following amenities will be closed to the public from this evening: all public libraries in the county; Kerry County Museum; Anam Arts and Cultural Centre, Killarney; and

Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre, however, the restaurant remains open.

The Diocese of Kerry has confirmed that all confirmations which were due to take place before Easter have now been postponed.

A diocesan spokesperson said they will still take place but at a future date.

Siamsa Tíre has decided to postpone upcoming events until further notice.

It says customers will be contacted directly by staff regarding any existing bookings.

Patrons are asked not to phone the venue as they are experiencing a high volume of calls.

All events at the Gleneagle INEC arena up to and including March 29th are now postponed.

They are currently working with each promoter to secure dates in the future.

Booked accommodation for the Gleneagle or Brehon Hotel can be modified online.

The Citizens Information Centre in Tralee is also closed to the public, however they are available to take calls and emails.

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