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Sam is coming home – details of two homecoming celebrations in Tralee and Killarney on Monday evening

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The victorious Kerry Senior Football Team will return home to Kerry by coach on Monday evening arriving in Tralee at approx. 5p.m.

They will make their way on an open-deck Bus from Boherbee to a ‘Welcome Home Reception’ in Denny St. which is scheduled for 6:00p.m.

Celebrations will commence in Tralee with live music on the Denny St. platform from 4: 15pm featuring Aftershock, Dreams of Freedom and DJ Big Jim.

Following the celebrations in Tralee the team will then make it's way to Killarney where a reception will take place in the Fitzgerald Stadium at 8p.m.

Gates will open at 6p.m. at the Lewis Road end of the ground only with entertainment being provided from 6:30pm.

Patrons will be accommodated on the pitch and terraces only - there is no access to the stand on the night as the event is a standing event only. No alcohol or glass bottles will be allowed.
Car parking will be available in all public car parks in the town, with special car parking facilities available in the Cathedral Field and in the Rugby Field off the By-pass Road.

Wheelchair parking will be available in the Dr Crokes GAA Grounds.

Lewis Road will be closed to traffic from 5:30p.m.
The Kerry team will then travel to the Gleneagle Hotel where the celebrations will continue with a victory Disco for supporters.

Patrons are requested to respect residents and their property and to obey the stewards in both locations.

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  Kerry take on Cork in the first round of the Munster Championship at Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday. This glamour tie always attracts a huge crowd and Cork fans will […]

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Kerry take on Cork in the first round of the Munster Championship at Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday.

This glamour tie always attracts a huge crowd and Cork fans will travel in their droves from the Rebel County.

As a result there will be parking restrictions and traffic disruptions in the town on Saturday afternoon.

“Please be aware that the town will be bustling with activity, and traffic congestion is expected. Some parking areas may reach capacity, so we recommend allowing extra time for your journey,” said a Garda spokesperson.

Parking will be available in the following areas near the stadium: New Street, The Glebe car park, Fair Hill car park, High Street, Rock Road car park and the Lewis Road car park.

Parking in the vicinity of Fitzgerald Stadium is reserved for residents with parking passes only.

For a full preview of the match turn to our Sports section on page 54

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Win tickets for Taylor Swift and support Palestine

Killarney For Palestine is raffling two tickets to a Taylor Swift concert in Edinburgh. The group is raising funds for the Halaq family who are known to Kerry Friends of […]

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Killarney For Palestine is raffling two tickets to a Taylor Swift concert in Edinburgh.

The group is raising funds for the Halaq family who are known to Kerry Friends of Palestine and who are currently displaced in tents in the Gaza Strip.

Their homes were destroyed in the city of Khan Younis by Israeli airstrikes.

“It currently costs between €5,000 and €6,000 per person to be evacuated from Gaza,” said Susan Larkin of Killarney For Palestine.

To be in with a chance of winning the tickets for the June 8 concert all you have to do is make a donation via the gofundme link below.

A minimum €5.00 donation ensures entry to the draw which will be made on April 24.

Link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/hx5ahx-help-my-children

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