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Update on count afresh in Listowel Electoral Area

FURTHER to the conclusion early this morning of the Count Afresh in the Listowel Electoral Area, the returning officer appeared before Judge Tom O’Donnell at Limerick Circuit Court today. Judge O’Donnell made an order confirming the result of the poll and confirming... read more

Purple reign in Killarney

KILLARNEY GARDA STATION has become the first station in Ireland to fly the coveted Purple Flag. The flag is international recognition of towns and cities that are safe and appealing to visitors after dark. The flag was hoisted at the garda station during the week and... read more

Danny Healy-Rae to run alongside brother

THE Healy-Rae dynasty is to run a second candidate in Kerry. Councillor Danny Healy-Rae has confirmed that he is to run alongside his brother, Independent TD Michael. Their father Jackie was elected to the Dáil for Kerry South in 1997. Michael took over in 2011 and is... read more

Killarney Rotary tunes up for Young Musician competition

KILLARNEY ROTARY CLUB was hitting all the right notes this afternoon in advance of its 16th Young Musician of the Year competition and concert. The event, held in association with Killarney Advertiser, offers rising stars of the musical world an unrivalled opportunity... read more

Pink power in Kenmare

HATS off to Kenmare Mart which entered the record books today as it broke the world record of the number of pink hats worn at a mart. Looking pretty in pink, the crowd, including mart manager Councillor Dan McCarthy, and members of Templenoe GAA Club, newly crowned... read more

Bernie provides fitness expertise at The Brehon

KERRY footballer and fitness fanatic Bernie Breen will offer her expertise to people looking for a new fitter 2016 as part of the new Brehon Fitness Membership launched recently. The Brehon Fitness Membership package includes access to the state-of-the-art Brehon... read more

Weather update from Kerry County Council

KERRY COUNTY COUNCIL is advising everyone that a Status Orange wind warning remains in place until noon today. There are very high waves in coastal areas and spot flooding in places. The main message from the council at present is that there is a lot of debris and... read more

Spotlight on romance and intrigue in Killarney

FORGET about the West End, Killarney’s homegrown thespians have always known how to stage a mesmerising drama right on our doorstep. In what is excellent news for theatregoers, Dóchas Drama Group returns to the Killarney Avenue Hotel on February 17, 18 and 19,... read more

Warning about white van

KILLARNEY GARDAI have warned the public to be on the alert for a white van occupied by two males, selling tools. The van has a Dublin registration number. If you have any information, contact Killarney Garda Station on 064-6631222. read more

Kerry golf on par with the best in Florida  

THE county was more than well represented at a major US golfing showcase during the week as Tourism Ireland’s golf promotional programme for 2016 kicked off in Orlando, Florida. Twelve (12) golf tourism operators from around the island of Ireland, as well as three... read more