Killarney News

Loreto entrepreneurs tick all the right boxes

Loreto entrepreneurs tick all the right boxes

A group of very clever kids at Loreto National School have shown incredible entrepreneurial spirit by coming up with a kit to treat tick bites. The idea originated when 6th class pupil Ali O’Donoghue was bitten by a tick and discovered what little information was...

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Crokes reach seventh consecutive club final

Crokes reach seventh consecutive club final

  Dr Crokes secured their place in the 2018 Club Championship final with a 0-18 to 1-10 victory over Austin Stacks in Lewis Road on Sunday. Stacks started brightly and raced into an early lead but Crokes’ class eventually began to show and the sides went in level at...

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Microtrack secures crucial grant aid

Microtrack secures crucial grant aid

There was some good news for the proposed Killarney Community Microtrack this past week as the committee behind the project secured LEADER grant aid that will hopefully allow the long-slated development to finally go ahead. Speaking on behalf of the committee,...

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A bit of understanding goes a long way

A bit of understanding goes a long way

There’s a lot of negativity floating about at the minute. The upcoming referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment has been hugely contentious so far and we’re still a full month out from the vote. A whole bunch of people feel very strongly about it on both sides...

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Oskars screening to help brave Louise

Oskars screening to help brave Louise

A 22-year-old Killarney girl who is still in hospital in Spain following a serious road traffic accident will benefit from screenings of the Oskars movies, organisers have revealed. Louise Lynch, who has been teaching English in Badajoz since August, had been in a...

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Glow Football comes to Killarney

Glow Football comes to Killarney

A group of intrepid youngsters gathered at Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre on Monday night to take part in a very special game of football… In the dark. Glow football is a new FAI initiative aimed at introducing girls to, and keeping girls interested in, the...

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Ian to benefit from Ring of Kerry Cycle   

Ian to benefit from Ring of Kerry Cycle   

Inspirational Killarney teenager Ian O’Connell has been included as a beneficiary of this year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle. Ian (16), who is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the National Rehabilitation Centre, Dún Laoghaire, is due to return home soon where...

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Killarney Gardaí Pedalling for Charity

Killarney Gardaí Pedalling for Charity

More than 3,000 volunteers have taken to streets all over the country for Special Olympics Ireland collection day and Killarney is no different. Even local Gardaí Mike Milner and Diane Twohig got involved by pedalling a spinning bike in the middle of main street for...

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Killarney film The Gift to air on RTÉ tomorrow night

Killarney film The Gift to air on RTÉ tomorrow night

Killarney’s own OC Productions have announced that their debut feature film, The Gift, will screen on RTÉ 2 this Saturday night. The Gift, which was directed by Killarney man Damian O’Callaghan, stars Alan Devine (Veronica Guerin), Úna Kavanagh (Garage), Dawn...

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The Chatroom – Junior Brother Brings It All Back Home

The Chatroom – Junior Brother Brings It All Back Home

Junior brother, or Ronan Kealy as he might be better known around these parts, popped into The Chatroom this week to talk about his upcoming gig Saturday night (April 21st) upstairs in Courtney’s. Killarney native Ronan has been making music under the name Junior...

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39th Rally of the Lakes officially launched

39th Rally of the Lakes officially launched

Killarney and District Motor Club held the official launch to the Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes 2018 last Sunday at the Brehon Hotel. There were some beautiful rally cars on display and a large crowd in attendance. Officials, organisers, sponsors,...

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