Killarney charity Green Wave raised €17,512.41

Killarney charity Green Wave raised €17,512.41

Killarney charity Green Wave raised €17,512.41 The Green Wave, an initiative set up to support frontline staff during the COVID-19 outbreak, has exceeded its €500 fundraising target and raised €17,512.41. The Green Wave was set up by the team at Elite Event Management...

Kerry Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail   A watering can uses less water than a hose pipe  Irish Water has confirmed that it is ‘increasingly likely’ that a Water Conservation Order, more...
15,700 jobs Kerry tourism jobs at risk

15,700 jobs Kerry tourism jobs at risk

Hoteliers call for government support to help them survive 15,700 jobs Kerry Jobs at risk Hotel and guesthouse owners in Kerry and across the country are calling on the Government to introduce measures that will tackle the catastrophic crisis facing many businesses...
July Dates for Killarney Races confirmed

July Dates for Killarney Races confirmed

July Dates for Killarney Races confirmed By Sean Moriarty Horse Racing Ireland has released an updated programme of events to cover the Killarney meeting in July. Last week the Killarney Advertiser exclusively revealed the plans that Killarney Racecourse was putting...
Mayor thanks Killarney Advertiser team

Mayor thanks Killarney Advertiser team

Mayor thanks Killarney Advertiser team Killarney Mayor Michael Gleeson has praised the Killarney Advertiser in its efforts to keep the community updated during the height of the pandemic. Killarney’s number one weekly news title – and the town’s longest-serving news...

Fassbender linked with 007 role By Sean Moriarty Michael Fassbender is being linked to replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond. In recent weeks the local Hollywood A-lister has seen his odds drop from 16/1 to 5/1 by betting agency BoyleSports. The Fossa man earned...

Two Killarney roof scammers arrested in Sydney By Sean Moriarty Police in Sydney have arrested two Killarney men on foot of alleged roof scams in the Australian city. Patrick Michael O’Brien, who is believed to have previously lived in Ballyspillane, was...

Your favourite Friday read needs a little distance By Sean Moriarty We know you can’t wait to get your hands on your favourite weekly read but spare a thought for the Killarney Advertiser’s dedicated delivery driver John Leahy. His Friday delivery run is getting back...
Local teen documents cancer journey

Local teen documents cancer journey

A Killarney teen has won the ‘Comórtais Óige’ competition and secured first place in the senior students category for her powerful piece on her cancer journey. Holly Power wrote her competition ‘as gaeilge’ about her journey over the past year dealing with a cancer...
Fourth Green Flag for local school

Fourth Green Flag for local school

By Michelle Crean Two years of hard work paid off for one local secondary school who have received their fourth Green Flag for their energy saving efforts. The team at Green Schools were very impressed with St Brigid’s Presentation application this year as the...
Listry’s 48-hour relay race for cancer

Listry’s 48-hour relay race for cancer

By Sean Moriarty Listry GAA club will run a novel 48-hour online relay race over the June Bank Holiday weekend in aid of local cancer charities. Each member of the club and their families (as well as overseas members) are being invited to walk or run for 45 minutes...
Owner offers council solution to Well Lane South issue

Laneway improvement grants welcomed

By Sean Moriarty A local Councillor is calling on the residents and businesses of Well Lane South to play their part after Kerry County Council allocated €40,000 in funding to improve the surface and general appearance of the town centre lane. A special meeting of...
Currow named KABB Club of the Year

Currow named KABB Club of the Year

SUCCESS: St Bridget’s Basketball Club are to be awarded the prestigious KABB Club of the Year 2020. Pictured are: St Bridget’s U16 girls Kerry finalists 2020 including coach Aaron Fleming, Megan Dennehy, Danielle Moriarty, Hilary O’Connor and Emma Buckley....
No new COVID cases diagnosed in Kerry

No new COVID cases diagnosed in Kerry

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today (Wednesday) been informed that a total of 11 people with COVID-19 have died. There have now been a total 1,571* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of 11am, the HPSC has been notified of 64 confirmed cases of...
One new case of COVID-19 in Kerry

One new case of COVID-19 in Kerry

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today (Tuesday) been informed that a total of 16 people with COVID-19 have died.   There have now been a total 1,561* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of 11am, the HPSC has been notified of 51 confirmed cases of...