Next stop Kilimanjaro!

Next stop Kilimanjaro!

Joshua plans a second record breaking climb BY MICHELLE CREAN A little six-year-old Killarney boy – who is believed to have set a world record for climbing North Africa’s highest mountain – now plans to climb Kilimanjaro next year! Joshua Davison (6) from...

Tuason flies high as Lakers crush Vikings

Scotts Lakers 99 Waterford Vikings 80 Adam Moynihan Killarney Sports Centre Before this game had even tipped off, the Waterford Vikings had the look of a team who weren’t expecting much from their trip to Killarney. Basketball warm-ups seem fairly laid back to me...
“We believe she’s in the UK” – Gardai

“We believe she’s in the UK” – Gardai

BY MICHELLE CREAN Missing Fossa teen Maria Brosnan is believed to be in the UK – Tralee Gardai who are investigating her disappearance told the Killarney Advertiser yesterday evening (Thursday). The 19-year-old was last seen at approximately 10am on Wednesday morning...
Local couple to feature on RTE cookery show

Local couple to feature on RTE cookery show

A Killarney couple living in the Gap of Dunloe will feature heavily on RTE One’s “Tastes Like Home” tonight (Monday). Amateur chefs Jason and Marie Walsh will appear on the popular cookery series at 7.30pm, alongside celebrity chef Catherine Fulvio, who also visits...
Killarney prepares for Viking invasion

Killarney prepares for Viking invasion

National League Division 1 Scotts Lakers v Waterford Vikings Saturday at 7.30pm   The Auracle will be rocking once again on Saturday night when the Scotts Lakers welcome the Vikings of Waterford to Killarney.   The Lakers have had an excellent start to their second...
Gardai continue appeal for missing Fossa teen

Gardai continue appeal for missing Fossa teen

Gardai are again today (Friday) appealing to the public to come forward with any information on the whereabouts of missing 19 year-old Maria Brosnan from Fossa in Killarney. The teen, who was last seen at approximately 10am on Wednesday morning at Clash, Tralee, was...
€5000 drugs and €13,000 cash seized in Kerry

€5000 drugs and €13,000 cash seized in Kerry

Gardaí in the South Kerry area have arrested a man in his 30s after seizing approximately €5,000 worth of suspected cocaine and over €13,000 in cash. Shortly after 5.30pm yesterday (Thursday), Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit executed a search warrant at a house...
Over €30k raised in John’s memory

Over €30k raised in John’s memory

Family, friends and well-wishers gathered in the Killarney Avenue Hotel recently for a coffee morning in memory of the late John Broderick. Popular Killarney man John, who tragically took his own life earlier this year, was fondly remembered at the event while...
150 Community College students get QQI certs

150 Community College students get QQI certs

The QQI Awards Certification Ceremony held in Killarney Community College on Friday last was a most enjoyable and uplifting evening. Over 150 proud students were presented with their QQI Certificates. The QQI Awards were presented to both day and night students of the...
Kerry star Murphy puts on his dancing shoes

Kerry star Murphy puts on his dancing shoes

Rathmore GAA and Rathmore Ladies football club return again this year with Strictly Come Dancing. This year’s theme is Hollywood so each dance will be based on a specific song from a well-known movie. Dance choreographer extraordinaire Joe Burkett is at the helm...
Donaghy and Gooch say ‘no’ to Fine Gael 

Donaghy and Gooch say ‘no’ to Fine Gael 

Former Kerry All-Star Kieran Donaghy has become the second footballer to turn down the advances of Fine Gael in the past number of months. Donaghy, who recently announced his retirement from intercounty football, was reportedly approached by FG officials about the...
Clifford gets his first All-Star

Clifford gets his first All-Star

It may have been his first season at senior level but that didn’t prevent footballing sensation David Clifford from catching the eye. The Fossa native was Kerry’s standout player in 2018 and yesterday he was rewarded for his performances with one of the game’s highest...
Jacks Coastguard named Best Seafood Restaurant

Jacks Coastguard named Best Seafood Restaurant

Some of the finest hospitality businesses in the country were represented at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel on October 15 for the National Hospitality Awards 2018, the industry awards for the Irish hospitality sector. Kerry’s own Jacks Coastguard Restaurant in...
Brassil: No additional winter beds for UHK

Brassil: No additional winter beds for UHK

Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry and Spokesperson on Primary Care and Community Heath John Brassil has said that despite all of the spin from Fine Gael, no additional bed capacity will be brought on stream this winter to alleviate the overcrowding at University Hospital...
Staggering sculpture unveiled and lit up

Staggering sculpture unveiled and lit up

A wonderfully creative sculpture of a red stag leaping into the air has been officially unveiled at the busy Port Road-New Road junction. Talented tree sculptor Will Fogarty from Ballyhoura, Co. Limerick was commissioned to create the piece. The sculpture has already...
Double win for Muckross Park Hotel & Spa

Double win for Muckross Park Hotel & Spa

Muckross Park Hotel & Spa has once again been recognised for its all-round excellence in hospitality, as the hotel was awarded with two prestigious awards during the month of October. Muckross Park Hotel & Spa was awarded Best Hotel Restaurant in Munster at...
Fantastic night of African Culture in KDYS

Fantastic night of African Culture in KDYS

Join the ‘Killarney African Youth Tribe’ in KDYS this Culture Night for an evening of African music, dance and food. For the last 6 months KDYS and the Irish Refugee Council have been supporting young people from direct provision to explore their connection to...
Tradition To Open Kerry Film Festival

Tradition To Open Kerry Film Festival

It’s the news everyone in town has been waiting for, Tradition, the second film from OC Productions, written by Damian O Callaghan and Claire Corrigan, and shot in Killarney, will premiere as the opening night film at this years Kerry Film Festival on Wednesday...
St Brendan’s Log On Learn Program Returns

St Brendan’s Log On Learn Program Returns

Are you an older person who needs to become familiar with the world of IT and COMPUTERS, from an iPhone/Smart Phone, iPad, Tablet, Laptop or PC? Well if you are we have good news for you, St Brendan’s College have just announced the return of its LOG ON LEARN...
The Chatroom – The one and only Colm Cooper

The Chatroom – The one and only Colm Cooper

The man, the myth, the legend! We were absolutely delighted to welcome the one and only Colm Cooper to The Chatroom this week. The newly appointed Assistant Manager of AIB Killarney gave Kieran his thoughts on Kerry’s somewhat disappointing season, Eamonn...
It’s time for Michael Healy-Rae to talk

It’s time for Michael Healy-Rae to talk

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has written a book of recollections about his life and growing up in Kerry. Time to Talk: Stories from the heart of Ireland will be published by the end of October, Mr Healy-Rae said. “I can’t say too much about it but it is a book of...
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...
“Are these slugs wearing Kerry jerseys?”

“Are these slugs wearing Kerry jerseys?”

Danny Healy-Rae TD has expressed his dismay that it could cost up €2 million to move Kerry slugs from the proposed site of the new Macroom bypass. “I am very disappointed with the announcement that it will cost €2 million to remove the ‘Kerry’ slugs from the proposed...
Dr Crokes Golf Classic A Massive Success

Dr Crokes Golf Classic A Massive Success

The Annual Dr Crokes Golf classic took place on Mahonys Point, Killarney Golf Club over two days on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd August. There was a fantastic turnout with over 70 teams playing over the two days and a sincere thanks to all those who supported the...
Buskers Back For Annual Market Cross Bash!

Buskers Back For Annual Market Cross Bash!

The 29th Annual Busking For Charity will take place at the Market Cross on Bank Holiday Monday 6th August from 11am – 6pm. All proceeds go to Killarney Community Services and South Kerry M.S. It promises to be, as always, a great days entertainment for locals &...
St Pat’s Poc Fada Competition Returns

St Pat’s Poc Fada Competition Returns

St Patricks East Kerry Hurling Club are hosting a Poc Fada Competition on Saturday the 11th Aug at 10am in Killarney Racecourse. This is the second year of the competition, after a very enjoyable event in 2017. The format is in teams of 3, each player taking turns...
Kerry Forest fans fantastic fundraising

Kerry Forest fans fantastic fundraising

A cheque for e8000, the proceeds of the Nottingham Forest Supporters Club Munster Branch recently held Charity Dinner Dance in The Manor Inn, Killorglin, was handed over to the two chosen charities this week. Both the Killorglin &District Mental Health...
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