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Kerry's Eye
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner Padraig and Joan Kennelly
Founded 1974
Language English
Headquarters Ashe Street, Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland
Official website Official website

Kerry's Eye is a weekly local newspaper in County Kerry, Ireland. It is published every Thursday. It was founded in 1974 by Padraig and Joan Kennelly and has a circulation of over 25,000.[1] It was originally printed in broadsheet format but now is printed in tabloid size. Its headquarters are located in Ashe Street, Tralee. It is now the only independent newspaper in Kerry with its main competitors, The Kerryman and The Kingdom, being owned by Independent News & Media and Thomas Crosbie Holdings respectively. It is still owned and run by the Kennelly family.

Features and Supplements

The newspaper has a number of features that appear in each issue.

  • Times Past – a page featuring stories and photographs from past editions of Kerry’s Eye.
  • In my Opinion – an editorial piece written by Padraig Kennelly.
  • Eye on Tralee – a page featuring local interest stories and events in Tralee. It is written by Anne Pullen
  • The Feel of the Feale – a page featuring local interest stories and events in Listowel. It is written by Christine Allen.
  • The View from Killarney – a page featuring local interest stories and events in Killarney. It is written by Breda Joy.
  • Business News – a page looking at business related stories in Kerry. It is edited by Colin Lacey.
  • Sports – a weekly pull-out sports section is included in each issue of the paper.
  • Kerry Property News – a monthly supplement which appears in the paper and is also distributed through estate agents in Kerry.


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