Killarney News

Get set for Leaving Cert Results 2018

Get set for Leaving Cert Results 2018

Words: Niamh Dwyer The anxious wait is almost over for Leaving Certificate students as the Leaving Cert results will be issued on Wednesday next, the August 15. Results will be available in schools on Wednesday morning and can be accessed online on www.examinations.ie...

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Jack’s bingo cash goes to Cromane GAA Club

Jack’s bingo cash goes to Cromane GAA Club

A cheque for the sum of €2,500 was recently presented to officials of Cromane GAA club by Brian Keary of Jack's Coastguard Restaurant. The monies are from bingo sessions held every Tuesday at Jack's. Brian has been a regular sponsor of the Cromane club, and in his...

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Healy-Rae says HSE “lacking compassion”

Healy-Rae says HSE “lacking compassion”

Michael Healy-Rae TD has accused the Health Service Executive of being untruthful and lacking compassion as pressure mounts on the HSE to utilise Killarney’s vacant hospital beds. Deputy Healy-Rae says the HSE are being misleading by referring to “open” beds at the...

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Talented Nik captures Beautiful Killarney

Talented Nik captures Beautiful Killarney

A fabulous new book of photos which takes readers on a tour of Killarney is now available in shops. Photographer Nik Hall describes Beautiful Killarney: A Walk Through the National Park as a guide for people coming to Killarney, or a book that visitors can take with...

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Aoibhe donates 20 inches of hair to Rapunzel Foundation

Aoibhe donates 20 inches of hair to Rapunzel Foundation

Well done to 9-year-old Aoibhe Bartlett from Firies who recently cut 20 inches off her hair for the Rapunzel Foundation. Aoibhe had been growing her hair for the past two years. Aoibhe is donating all the money that she has raised to Fuchsia Comfort Fund, St...

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Kelleher expresses disappointment at FF snub

Kelleher expresses disappointment at FF snub

Former Mayor of Killarney Cllr Niall Kelleher has expressed his disappointment at not being added to the Fianna Fáil ticket for the next general election. Kelleher, a native of Rathmore, had hoped to get the nod ahead of the other six candidates who expressed an...

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Mayor calls for reduction of speed limit 

Mayor calls for reduction of speed limit 

Mayor of Killarney John Sheahan has called for a reduction of the speed limit at a junction on the main Killarney to Killorglin road. Cllr Sheahan and local campaigners hope that reducing the speed limit from 100kph to 60kph will make the stretch of road near the...

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The Chatroom – Liam & Tom from Deck The Halls

The Chatroom – Liam & Tom from Deck The Halls

This week in The Chatroom we welcomed Liam O’Rourke and Tom Lucey from the fantastic home décor shop Deck the Halls. Apart from pimping out our set with some gorgeous looking products, the guys also chatted about their fantastic 20% sale that will be running all...

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The expression “don’t feed the trolls” comes to mind

The expression “don’t feed the trolls” comes to mind

The front and back pages have been dominated this week by the revelation that Eamonn Fitzmaurice has “a box full of anonymous letters” that he received during his reign as manager of the Kerry senior football team. The news has prompted several other prominent GAA...

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