News from County Kerry. This is not a news channel but we bring you stories from around Kerry which may be of interest to visitors to the county.
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Under Phase 3 of the Roadmap for Reopening Ireland, Cafés and restaurants providing on premises food & beverages, pubs and hotel bars operating as restaurants, hotels, hostels, caravan parks and holiday parks can re-open on June 29th. Hotels in Tralee have been busy preparing for re-opening, putting in place social [Read More…]
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, hotels, B&Bs and other hospitality businesses have remained closed for about three months. Following Government advice, these establishments can re-open from 29th June. They have been busy implementing new cleaning regimes and protocols in accordance with Government and The World Health Organisation advice. It is [Read More…]
Today, the 5th of May 2020 we should be looking back on another successful Féile na Bealtaine, the great literary and cultural festival which takes place in Dingle every year. Sadly, Covid-19 put paid to that but it is more important to stay safe so we can look forward to [Read More…]
Listowel Harvest Festival of Racing 2019 starts 8th of September 2019. We are updating Listowel Race Results 2019 as they happen. Find them also on Twitter at https://twitter.com/stayinkerry Day 7 – Saturday 14th September 2019. 8 races on the card – all National Hunt. The Going is reported as Good, [Read More…]
Embed from Getty Images In a drama filled All Ireland Football Final at Croke Park today underdogs Kerry held the screaming hot favourites Dublin to a draw and denied them (temporarily at least) of their ambition to be the first team to achieve five All Ireland Senior Football Titles in [Read More…]
Ten-year-old jaunting horse Lucy is probably the slowest horse Frankie Dettori ever steered but that is how he arrived in Killarney, driving a jaunting car. Frankie’s superstar celebrity status brought huge crowds to Killarney racecourse on Wednesday 17th of July. Racecourse manager Philip O’Brien reckoned that the attendance was double [Read More…]
Watch out Dublin! You no longer have exclusive rights to Leopold Bloom! Today, on Bloomsday the 16th of June 2019, Bloom has turned up in Tralee, in the Kingdom of Kerry. At midday, the savoury aroma of fried kidneys and Denny’s sausages tickled the nostrils of passersby as it wafted [Read More…]
Another great Kerry Drama Festival at The Ivy Leaf Theatre has drawn to a close. Eight drama groups provided great entertainment over eight nights. The attendance was well up on last year – the theatre was full to capacity on most nights. There were five plays in the Confined Section [Read More…]
Kerry County Council intends to apply to An Taisce for Green Flag status for Tralee Town Park. The submission to An Taisce is expected to be completed by the end of February. What does Green Flag status mean? The Green Flag Awards are given in recognition of good management of [Read More…]