GRANT aid of over €161,000 has been approved for improvement works on a number of roads and footpaths in the Listowel Town council area.
THE newly opened Pieta House branch in Castleisland received a welcome funding boost last week as the Tralee based Open Arms Project closed and, in winding up its business, donated its funding to support the new centre for the prevention of self-harm or suicide.
TWO lifelong friends who lost a fellow music lover and performer last year have launched a charity CD in his honour.
THE announcement last Friday by Environment Minister Phil Hogan that €2.699 million is being made available to Kerry County Council for storm repairs couldn't have come soon enough for the people in the Maharees where young oarsmen have been training in a flooded field ahead of the upcoming naomhóg racing season.
THE search for the origin of Port Road's name continues and Killarney's Denis O'Donoghue has added further insight after researching the early history of St Brendan's College.
THE young members of Tralee Bay Sailing Club got a chance to enjoy a few days training with some of Ireland and Europe's most experienced sailors in Baltimore recently.
MORE than 300 people packed the Ballyroe Hotel for a charity fashion show held in memory of the late Nuala Joyce from Racecourse Road.
OVER 150 young people from youth clubs across Kerry gathered in Tralee to take part in the KDYS Youth Factor talent competition finals.
KERRY Ladies GAA legend Mary Jo Curran may have 10 All-Ireland medals and 10 All-Stars to match but she remains as shy and retiring as ever when it comes to the plaudits - particularly when it's one of her sporting idols.
UPWARDS of 350 runners took to the roads around Rathmore at the weekend as part of a major fundraising drive by the students of Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra.