Gardai plan second annual gala ball

Gardai plan second annual gala ball

GARDA BALL: Announcing details of this year’s Garda Ball Black Tie event were: Chief Superintendent Eileen Foster, Superintendent Flor Murphy, Vera O’Leary (Director of the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre), Detective Inspector Paul Kennedy, Sergeant...
KDYS plan new state-of-the-art facility

KDYS plan new state-of-the-art facility

  By Michelle Crean Building works for 47 bed spaces, state-of-the-art workshop rooms and meeting spaces began in Killarney on Tuesday – at KDYS eurOg Killarney – the only European Youth Centre in Ireland. The move is part of a plan to cater for groups travelling from...
Spa GAA plan Family Fun Day

Spa GAA plan Family Fun Day

FAMILY FUN DAY: Pictured are members of Spa GAA Club who are planning a big Family Fun Day next Saturday, September 28. Photo: Michelle Crean   Spa GAA will have plenty of good family fun as they’re planning a big Family Fun Day next week. On Saturday, September 28...
Pavers donates £1,000 to Kerry charity

Pavers donates £1,000 to Kerry charity

DONATION: Simone Behal with her daughter Emilie accepting a cheque from the Pavers Foundation on behalf of Down Syndrome Kerry (DSK) with Store Manager Denise Smyth and Supervisor Sarah Doherty.    Down Syndrome Kerry has been awarded £1,000 by the Pavers Foundation,...
Local competition open to budding artists

Local competition open to budding artists

  How society and communities change, grow and develop for the better is the theme for this year’s Credit Union art competition. Killarney Credit Union is urging the local community to take the ‘Walk of Life’ for its annual art competition building on last year’s...
Kerry hotel group goes Dutch!

Kerry hotel group goes Dutch!

TOURISM TRIP: Elaine McInaw (Abbey & Central Hotels), Kerensa de Vaan (TUI), Brian Miley (The Gleneagle Group), Maddy van den Bijgaart (Echt Ierland), Karen van der Horst (Tourism Ireland), Kati Lepistš (Original Irish Hotels), and Tony Dawson (F‡áilte Ireland),...
Killarney singer brings tour home

Killarney singer brings tour home

LOCAL PERFORMANCE: Killarney singer Grace Foley, who has teamed up with tenor Wayne Woodman, will be taking to the INEC stage later this month to sing songs from her album ‘Unleashed’. Photo: Michelle Crean   By Michelle Crean A Killarney singer, who has...
Calls for traffic calming on Rock Road

Calls for traffic calming on Rock Road

EXCLUSIVE Cllr says he “has seen many near misses” By Sean Moriarty A Killarney councillor said he has “seen many, many near misses” on Rock Road as councillors called for traffic calming measures to be put in place. The Killarney Municipal District meeting, heard...
Killarney building unsafe says Council

Killarney building unsafe says Council

    The owners of a Killarney building have been warned by Kerry County Council that they have 28 days to make the building safe. The notice was posted on the exterior of the building of Julie’s Barbershop at 71 High St after it was the subject of an independent...
Memorial tournament to support Sully

Memorial tournament to support Sully

FOR SULLY: Deerpark Pitch and Putt Club will host the annual Ricky Kelly Memorial Tournament from September 20 – 22 and proceeds will go towards John ‘Sully’ O’Sullivan who is currently recovering from an illness. Launching the event were front...
Weigh to go Denise!

Weigh to go Denise!

WEIGH TO GO! Denise O’Connell from Mill Road made the regional finals of Slimming World’s Woman of the Year 2019 in Dublin. Denise is pictured with SW Consultant Marie O’Sullivan. Photo: Michelle Crean     EXCLUSIVE   By Michelle Crean   She’s over 5...
Models plan to take on the catwalk

Models plan to take on the catwalk

READY FOR THE CATWALK: Centenarian John Coffey, pictured with models and committee members from the Killarney Branch of Kerry Hospice Foundation, helped launch the Models in Recovery Fashion Fundraiser which takes place in the INEC on September 25. Photo: Michelle...
Damaged sculptures now repaired

Damaged sculptures now repaired

THEY’RE FIXED: Dan Leen from Killarney DIY has fixed the vandalised wooden sculptures in The Demense. Photo: Michelle Crean EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty Vandalised woodwork sculptures in The Demense have been repaired within a day – thanks to a kind-hearted local...
Seán looks Straight Ahead for charity

Seán looks Straight Ahead for charity

CHARITY CYCLE: Seán Casey from Lissivigeen, pictured with his daughter Éabha, raised funds for the ‘Straight Ahead’ charity. Photo: Michelle Crean By Michelle Crean After a 260km fundraising cycle, local man Seán Casey was happy to hand over the proceeds...
Annual MS walk planned  

Annual MS walk planned  

MS WALK: At the launch of the annual Old Kenmare Road Walk in aid of Multiple Sclerosis Ireland South Kerry branch were from left: Donal McCarthy, Pat O’Neill, Kaye Fleming, Jimmy O’Callaghan (O’Callaghan Coaches), Mike O’Gorman and John...
Brewing up some charity funds

Brewing up some charity funds

TIME FOR A BREW: Malcolm Eigner (General Manager of the Royal Hotel) and Maria O’Sullivan (pictured at the front) with Pat Doolan (Chair of the Kerry Hospice Foundation Killarney Branch), Noreen Collins, Dermot O’Reilly, Catherine O’Reilly and...
New Kerry tourism brochure launched

New Kerry tourism brochure launched

PROMOTING KERRY: A new brochure which showcases and promotes the county’s parks, gardens and woodlands was launched in Killarney House and Gardens on Tuesday afternoon. Pictured were: Minister of State, Brendan Griffin TD and Cathaoirleach of Kerry County...
Lara honoured for great club contribution

Lara honoured for great club contribution

RECOGNITION: Lara O’Brien received the Monica Harrington Memorial Cup from Don Harrington for her efforts behind the scenes at Killarney Athletic Football Club.   By Sean Moriarty Local woman Lara O’Brien has been named as this year’s recipient of the ‘Monica...
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