Town Celebrates €250K Lotto Win!

  One lucky lottery winner scooped €250,000 on the Lotto Plus draw on Saturday night. The lucky winner bought the ticket in the popular Eagers Newsagents and Toy Shop. The ticket was sold last Wednesday and owner Pat Duggan is hoping that it was a local person that...
Locals revisit abandoned Coltsmann’s Castle

Locals revisit abandoned Coltsmann’s Castle

It has been abandoned and off-limits since the 1940s but locals recently got a rare opportunity to see the inside the walls of Coltsmann’s Castle. The doors of the famous but mysterious landmark were thrown open last week as part of the inaugural Architecture Kerry...
Your Credit Union can help with home renovations

Your Credit Union can help with home renovations

Now that the evenings are getting darker and colder, it might be time to start looking at some home renovations to see you through the winter months. Whether you’re planning to replace your roof, insulate your home, build an extension or replace worn-out floors, talk...
Chad is Ireland’s Head Chef of the Year

Chad is Ireland’s Head Chef of the Year

Culinary genius Chad Byrne has been named Head Chef of the Year at the annual Hotel and Catering Review Gold Medal Awards. Chad, who is the Head Chef at The Brehon, accepted the prestigious award at a lavish ceremony at Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny. The well-respected...
Ring of Kerry funds to help Ian with his rehab

Ring of Kerry funds to help Ian with his rehab

Organisers of the Ring of Kerry Cycle have confirmed that participants raised a whopping €1.2 million for charity at this year’s event. Official charities associated with the 35th year of the event were presented with their funds at a special reception at the INEC...

Work begins on Armagh House

A former guesthouse located close to the town centre has been demolished to make way for a new housing development. Armagh House, which used to stand on the main Park Road near McDonald’s, was knocked on Wednesday and a new building with six one-bed apartments will be...
Chambers hoping for “strength in numbers”

Chambers hoping for “strength in numbers”

All seven chambers in County Kerry have joined forces this week in an historic move aimed at creating jobs, developing infrastructure and sourcing funding and investment Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce will be joined in the new group by the chambers from...
Green army heading for the capital

Green army heading for the capital

Best of luck to the Killarney Celtic U-12 girls team who are heading to Dublin next weekend to take part in the National Cup finals. Although competition will be fierce, the talented young footballers have prepared well and will have their sights firmly set on winning...
Culture Night 2018 turns out a huge crowd!

Culture Night 2018 turns out a huge crowd!

Perhaps it was the occasional sunshine and the drier skies after Storm Ali, but Culture Night proved a great success all around the county tonight. Numbers were up on last year and the early estimates indicated that crowds of almost 6,000 people attended various...
Chamber statement on traffic

Chamber statement on traffic

Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce has real concerns about the unacceptable delay in implementing a proper and practical traffic management system in and around Killarney. We welcome recent concerns expressed by the elected members regarding the town not being...
A sparkling festive season at the Rose Hotel

A sparkling festive season at the Rose Hotel

Prepare to sparkle for the festive season at the elegant Serenity Spa at The Rose Hotel with the Enchanted by ELEMIS Christmas Collection preview on Thursday, September 27 from 4-8pm. The Rose Hotel are delighted to invite guests to be the first to preview the...
The Brehon Brings VR To The Chatroom

The Brehon Brings VR To The Chatroom

We were very excited to invite the team from The Brehon into The Chatroom today to talk all about their new Virtual Reality headsets! Sharon O’Keeffe, Gleneagle Group Brand Manager, Sharon Devine, The Brehon Weddings Sales Manager and Catriona Ashe, The Brehon’s...
Defibrillator raffle to benefit brave Miriam

Defibrillator raffle to benefit brave Miriam

A young mother-of-two who is battling with a devastating form of cancer is to benefit from an innovative fundraising initiative to help finance her very expensive treatment. Primary school teacher Miriam Joy is undergoing a hugely expensive new treatment to help in...
Mindful Teens at Killarney Community College

Mindful Teens at Killarney Community College

Last Tuesday, the Transition Year students at Killarney Community College participated in a Mindful Teens workshop with Psychotherapist Harriet McGuigan. She worked with the TY students showing them new ways that they could support themselves to help keep some balance...
Models in Recovery at the INEC This Wednesday!

Models in Recovery at the INEC This Wednesday!

The INEC is the place to be this Wednesday, September 19 as the Kerry Hospice Models in Recovery fashion show takes place at 8pm (wine reception from 7.30pm). Tickets are €15 and are available from INEC booking office or Pat Doolan (085 1543514). All of the models are...
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...
INEC Announce December Hozier Gig

INEC Announce December Hozier Gig

Exciting times this morning as the INEC have just announced Irish superstar Hozier is set to return to the INEC on 20th December this year for what is sure to be a sellout gig. Having returned to the public eye last week with the release of the Nina Cries Power EP, a...
Locals have their say on multi-storey car park

Locals have their say on multi-storey car park

Last week the Killarney Advertiser revealed that the Áras Phádraig on Lewis Road was the council’s preferred location for a new multi-storey car park. Reaction to the news has been mixed with locals coming out both in favour and against the proposed move. While some...
Find your perfect E-Bike at O’Sullivan Cycles

Find your perfect E-Bike at O’Sullivan Cycles

E-Bikes have already captured the imagination of cyclists right across the globe and now, thanks to O’Sullivan Cycles on High Street, the people of Killarney can get in on the act. David O’Sullivan says the electric bicycles, which have an integrated motor that can be...
Something for everyone at Club Vitae

Something for everyone at Club Vitae

Club Vitae is your one-stop shop for health, fitness and well-being this winter. For those of you who are starting out on your weight loss journey, weight loss expert Pat Sheehan offers a 12-week clinic with weekly food diary check-ups and weigh-ins to motivate you...
Scotts Lakers Ready for First Home Game

Scotts Lakers Ready for First Home Game

Papito Hersisia (dunking) with Dailian Mason, Andrew Fitzgerald, John Brosnan (Manager), Cormac O’Donoghue (Coach), Mark Greene (Captain), Justin Tuason, Maurice O’Donoghue (Scotts Hotel) and Seán O’Brien. Pic: Eamonn Keogh. St Paul’s Basketball Club Killarney,...