Two IFTA awards for Jessie Buckley

Two IFTA awards for Jessie Buckley

By Michelle Crean Kerry actors proved they’ve got talent as they took home some prestigious Irish awards on Sunday night. It was yet again another triumph for Killarney’s best loved actress Jessie Buckley who secured two Irish Film and Television Awards...
Killarney man part of new Irish band

Killarney man part of new Irish band

EXCLUSIVE By Michelle Crean A Killarney man is part of a brand new Irish band set to release not one – but two – singles today (Friday). Ciaran Quigley from Muckross has teamed up with Kyle Duffy from Co. Wicklow, and Rob Keating from Cork to form band...
Small family traders loophole concern

Small family traders loophole concern

EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty Niall O’Callaghan has hit out at multi-national retailers who are continuing to trade under loopholes while small family stores have no choice but to close. Since Level 5 restrictions came into force on Wednesday night only shops that sell...
George debuts historical novel

George debuts historical novel

EXCLUSIVE By Michelle Crean Finally getting his hands on his debut novel was a “buzz” for one novice author – who was inspired to finish after a relative’s children’s series was picked up by the Disney+ channel. George Nash, who, in...
Kilcummin man bags a hole-in-one

Kilcummin man bags a hole-in-one

WHAT A SHOT: Dermot Kelly from Kilcummin pictured moments after getting a fluke hole-in-one at Killarney Golf Club on Sunday. By Michelle Crean There’s a great element of luck involved – so much so that it’s as rare as winning the Lotto –...
Kerry hoteliers welcome Budget 2021

Kerry hoteliers welcome Budget 2021

Hotels and guesthouses in Kerry have welcomed the range of measures and supports announced in Budget 2021 by Ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath. Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) Kerry branch chair, Bernadette Randles welcomed in particular the extension of...
Jam to reopen in Killarney next week

Jam to reopen in Killarney next week

JAM REOPENING: Darragh Walshe, owner of TOBA, is currently working with a team to reopen Jam in Old Market Lane next week. Photo: Michelle Crean EXCLUSIVE By Michelle Crean A much loved favourite Killarney cafe – which unexpectedly closed earlier this year...
New boat renews historic connection

New boat renews historic connection

By Michelle Crean Cahernane House Hotel has partnered with Muckross Rowing Club and sponsored the latest addition to their collection of Olympic style boats – a new Janousek quadruple scull. And it’s being named in honour of Club Vice President Kathleen...
Gardai seek missing 15-year-old

Gardai seek missing 15-year-old

Gardaí are appealing to the public for their assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15-year-old Jennifer Dunkova, who is missing from the Tralee area since yesterday (Wednesday). Jennifer is described as being approximately 5 feet 3 inches tall with a normal build,...
Post communion chop for Karolina

Post communion chop for Karolina

By Michelle Crean COVID delayed her special communion day so it meant a longer wait for one local girl who was longing to get her locks chopped for charity. Nine-year-old Karolina Kasprzak, who is a Third Class pupil in Oliver’s Ballycasheen, was originally...
Liam was a man of great vision

Liam was a man of great vision

By Michelle Crean News of the passing of Liam Kelly, a friend, colleague and volunteer community man of many years standing, was met with great sadness throughout the town earlier this week. Liam, from Loreto Road, and formerly Dungarvan, Waterford, passed away...
Future is bright for Killarney Legion

Future is bright for Killarney Legion

FIELD OF DREAMS: An aerial shot of the new pitch and floodlights at Killarney Legion’s grounds in Direen. Photo: Johnny Hickey.   By Sean Moriarty Killarney Legion GAA club are looking to the future thanks to new developments at its Direen site that were...
Small family traders loophole concern

Hotelier’s shock at flurry of bookings

EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty A Killarney hotelier has described his shock at the number of bookings his hotel received on Monday night after the Government announced the country was going to Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions. Under the new level restrictions people cannot...