Killarney News

Fundraiser launched in memory of Kay McCarthy

Fundraiser launched in memory of Kay McCarthy

By Michelle Crean The daughter and sister-in-law of Killarney woman Kay McCarthy who sadly lost her cancer battle four years ago have organised a fundraiser in her memory. Jenny McCarthy and her sister-in-law Aoife Murphy plan a '3k for Kay' for the Irish Cancer...

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Hotels enjoy summer booking surge

Hotels enjoy summer booking surge

By Sean Moriarty Killarney hoteliers are predicting a good summer following a surge in bookings in recent weeks. The latest industry survey by the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) shows early signs that hotels in certain parts of the country are beginning to see an...

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Two serious assaults reported in Killarney

Two serious assaults reported in Killarney

By Sean Moriarty Killarney Gardaí are investigating two separate serious assaults that took place in the town in recent weeks. The first one, an alleged sexual assault, took place a few weeks ago but was only reported on Friday last. The alleged attack took place in...

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Kenmare Place set for first outdoor dining pods

Kenmare Place set for first outdoor dining pods

PODS: An example of what the pods could look like. EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty Outdoor dining pods similar to those found in major European cities are set to be introduced to Killarney town centre in a matter of weeks. The proposed pods were revealed to elected members...

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Earn while you learn on the apprenticeship route!

Earn while you learn on the apprenticeship route!

There has never been a better time to consider undertaking an apprenticeship. Under a new Apprenticeship Action Plan being finalised by the Department of Further and Higher Education it is planned to increase annual apprenticeship registrations from approximately...

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Killarney woman remembered by her university

Killarney woman remembered by her university

HONOURED: Niamh Bookey is the recipient of the Orla Benson Memorial Scholarship By Sean Moriarty The memory of Killarney native, Orla Benson, who died in tragic circumstances 26 years ago, was honoured last week by her former university. Orla Benson had just completed...

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Daniel’s summer shows postponed to 2022

Daniel’s summer shows postponed to 2022

Country singer Daniel O’Donnell has this week announced "with a heavy heart" that he is postponing his INEC Arena dates until August 2022. His was previously scheduled to perform his shows in the Killarney venue in September 2020, and it was rescheduled to this...

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Community Games goes virtual for 2021

Community Games goes virtual for 2021

EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty   The arts and crafts section of Killarney Community Games is moving online this year and local organisers are calling for entries. Participants can enter via www.mycommunitygames.com for the seven categories including art, handwriting,...

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