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Kerry Today

A selection of items from Kerry Today will be made available here every day for you to listen back to. In association with KWD Recycling

A Cruel Scam – August 14th, 2019

Castleisland gardaí are investigating a report that a group of people deceived a vulnerable adult into handing over cash by telling him he had...

South Kerry’s Economic Potential – August 14th, 2019

Consultant Ian Dempsey who’s preparing a socio-economic plan for Kenmare. He addressed a meeting organised by the local chapter of the Grow Remote organisation...

Dyslexia: Dispelling the Perception of Being ‘Stupid’ – August 14th, 2019

Catherine Mulvihill is manager of Dul Chun Chinn in Tralee which specialises in helping children with dyslexia, dyscalculia and other learning needs.

A Problem Shared – August 14th, 2019

Should a mother tell her adult children that she is facing treatment for a serious illness? Val and Tony give their thoughts on this...

Denied Cervical Exam Because I had to go Private – August 13th, 2019

Clare Healy from Kenmare was denied a colposcopy because she went private for a screening. But Clare says she was forced to go private...

Michael O’Regan Pays Tribute to Missionary Nuns – August 13th, 2019

The Irish Times political correspondent pays tribute to his late cousin, Sister Peggy McCarthy, and the remarkable contribution made by Irish missionaries like her.

Nora Quoirin Tragedy – August 13th, 2019

Dermot Browne is chair of the National Missing Persons’ Helpline. He spoke to Jerry this morning as news broke that a body had been...

Support for Victims of Crime – August 12th, 2019

Michele Puckhaber is executive director of the Crime Victims’ Helpline. She spoke to Jerry about the findings in their recent annual report. 

The Billionaire Beef Man – August 12th, 2019

Mark Paul, business affairs correspondent with The Irish Times, has profiled Larry Goodman, the low-key but controversial businessman, who’s back in the headlines because...

In Memory of John and the Forgotten Irish – August 12th, 2019

Yesterday, a memorial mass was held in Ballylongford for John Lynch who died in London last month alone. John left Ballylongford as a toddler...

Half of Kerry’s GP surgeries cannot take on new patients

More than half of GP surgeries in Kerry cannot take on new patientsThat's according to a survey carried out by the Sunday Independent which...

Positive results expected from Kerry programme to tackle Japanese Knotweed

It's expected a programme to tackle Japanese Knotweed along national roads in Kerry will yield positive results.Kerry County Council also believes an information campaign...

Thousands turn out for Rose of Tralee parade

Thousands lined the streets of Tralee last night to view the 60th anniversary parader for this year's International rose of Tralee Festival taking place...

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The Rose of Tralee 60th anniversary begins today – August 23rd, 2019

The Rose of Tralee International Festival marks its 60th anniversary this year. Chief Executive Anthony O'Gara and Head of Operations Oliver Hurley join Jerry to...

The Banter escalation between the Kerry & Dublin Mayors – August 23rd, 2019

The banter between the Kerry and Dublin Mayors ahead of the All Ireland final is intensifying. Cathaoirleach of KCC Cllr Niall Kelleher joins Jerry to...

The unusual Kerry Supporter Song – August 23rd, 2019

One of the more unusual Kerry supporter songs Daniel Casey and Aidan Leahy join Jerry in studio to discuss the process of creating the song