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Counting continuing in Seanad elections

Counting in the Seanad elections is continuing this evening.The eighth count for the Labour Panel has now concluded.Outgoing Kerry Fianna Fáil senator Ned O’Sullivan...

Kerry Fire Service responds to 16 gorse fires callouts in 24 hours

The Kerry Fire Service has responded to 16 callout for gorse fires in the last 24 hours.It comes as an orange forest fire warning...

Call for college students to be refunded accommodation costs

There's a call for third level students to be refunded for accommodation they've paid for in advance.That's according to Vice President for the Southern...

Kerry has fourth highest rate of coronavirus cases per population

Kerry has the fourth highest rate of coronavirus cases per population.This is according to data released by the government on its COVID-19 Health Surveillance...

HIQA suspends all routine inspections of Kerry nursing and care facilities

HIQA has suspended all routine inspections of Kerry nursing and care facilities.The Health Information and Quality Authority regularly inspects properties around the county, to...

Temporary staff sought for St Mary of the Angels

Temporary staff are being sought for a Kerry residential centre for people with special needs.St John of God Kerry are looking for workers to...

Kerry councillor calling on Airbnb owners to offer properties to those on social housing...

A Kerry County Councillor is calling on Airbnb owners to offer their unused properties to those on social housing waiting lists.Fianna Fáil councillor Breandán...

Former Kerry TD fails to secure Seanad seat

A former Kerry Fianna Fáil TD has failed to secure a Seanad seat.Thomas McEllistrim was seeking to be elected through the agricultural panel.Counting began...

Heads of hospital group thank UHK staff for commitment during COVID-19

The heads of the South/South West Hospital Group have written to staff thanking them for their commitment during COVID-19.The letter from CEO Gerry O’...

Liebherr proceeding with orderly temporary wind down of its Killarney operations

Liebherr says it is proceeding with an orderly temporary wind down of its operations at its container crane factory in Killarney.The company says it...

Conway Named In Rising Star Hurling Team Of The Year

GAA Kerry Hurler Shane Conway has been named in the Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Rising Star Hurling Team of the Year 2020.The Lixnaw man...

Lunchtime Sports Update

SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke would welcome a different looking GAA Championship whenever play resumes.The former Kerry star is looking forward...

Morning Sports Update

SOCCERUEFA will hold a video conference today with the heads of 55 member associations to outline the next steps for European football to handle...

Appeal to motorists to slow down – April 1st, 2020

Now that the roads are quiet, too many motorists are driving too fast in urban areas – which is highly dangerous. Given all the...

Increase of calls to Pieta House due to Covid-19 – April 1st, 2020

There’s been a 38% increase in the number of calls to Pieta House Kerry since the Covid-19 crisis began. They’ve had to take on...

Medical Matters – April 1st, 2020

Dr.Eamonn Shanahan updates us on Covid-19 and answers your general queries