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A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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kerry newsNews 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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Kerry Drama Festival 2019 Results


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…]

Will Tralee Town Park Get a Green Flag?


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…]

Georgina Campbell Awards – Best Chef 2019


James Coffey, chef at the Park Hotel Kenmare, Co. Kerry, has been awarded “Chef of the Year” for 2019 in the prestigious Georgina Campbell Awards. Georgina Campbell is one of Ireland’s leading food and hospitality writer’s who has been producing Georgina Campbell’s Ireland – the Guide (All The Best Places to [Read More…]

Waterford is Rose of Tralee Winner 2018


At last after weeks of waiting and lots of appearances and interviews, the Waterford Rose, Kirsten Mate Maher has been crowned Rose of Tralee winner 2018. She becomes the first African-Irish Rose but not the first of mixed race. Here is the moment of the announcement on RTE: Her father, [Read More…]

Rattoo Round Tower as Never Seen Before


Rattoo Round Tower Ballyduff, North Kerry. Rattoo Round Tower Ballyduff, North Kerry. Wild Atlantic Way.History: The monastery historically dates from the 6th century and founded by Bishop Lughach, though the present church ruin is certainly of later date. In the mid 19th century, the tower sat on a raised earth [Read More…]

Ballybunion Golf Club125 Years Old


Ballybunion Golf Club is 125 years old this year. It was first established in 1893 but it quickly ran in to financial difficulty before it was rescued by a Colonel Bartholomew in 1906. Since then the club has grown in size and reputation and in 1984 a second course, The [Read More…]

Royal Visit to Kerry – What You Need to Know


Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Ireland starts today on Cork and tomorrow, Friday 15th June they are on their royal visit to Kerry. It is expected that the royal couple will visit Derrynane, Tralee and Killarney in that order. Although the exact times of their appearance [Read More…]

Prince Charles and Camilla to Visit Kerry


Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall are coming to County Kerry between June the 14th and June 15th. Exact details of their itinerary are not known but informed sources have said that the trip will take in Killarney, Tralee and possibly Kenmare as well as the birthplace of Daniel [Read More…]

Tonnta – Waves in the West Video


More great footage from Florian Walsh http://florianwalshphotography.com Waves crash on the rugged coast of west Kerry. This spectacular drone footage is well worth watching to the end.

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