New boat for Killarney Water Rescue

New boat for Killarney Water Rescue

NEW BOAT: At the launch Killarney Water Rescue’s new boat on Saturday were John O’Loughlin, Michael Barry, Jimmy Sweetman, Eadaoin Moynihan, Alice Sweetman, Sinead Sweetman and Diane Healy.   By Sean Moriarty   Killarney Water Rescue launched its new rescue boat...
Kerry release new blue and lime away shirt

Kerry release new blue and lime away shirt

Kerry GAA have released their new alternate outfield and goalkeeper shirts for 2020. The new gear signals a return to The Kingdom’s traditional away colour of blue while also incorporating some eye-catching lime green trim. The stylish new shirt will be...
Healy-Raes ready to talk to main parties

Healy-Raes ready to talk to main parties

POLL TOPPER: Michael Healy-Rae (Independent) topped the poll in Kerry and was re-elected on Sunday night. Photo: Michelle Crean   “We’ll talk to anyone”   By Michelle Crean   Newly re-elected Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae – who topped the Kerry General...
Gleneagle Group employees receive awards

Gleneagle Group employees receive awards

AWARD WINNERS: Pictured are the winners at The Gleneagle Group Employee Awards 2020. Photo: Don MacMonagle   Staff members from right across The Gleneagle Group gathered together in the INEC on Wednesday for the annual employee awards.   With over 500 employees, the...
New name and look for the Holiday Inn

New name and look for the Holiday Inn

  The Holiday Inn on Muckross Road has rebranded as The Parkavon Hotel Killarney and has had a facelift. Built in 1998, Holiday Inn operated under the IHG umbrella for 21 years and was the only branded hotel in Killarney. As the contract with IHG headed towards its...
After 42 years Bridget is still donating!

After 42 years Bridget is still donating!

BLOOD DONOR: Bridget McGuire from Killarney, who has been donating blood for 42 years is encouraging people to make a difference. Photo: Francis Foley   By Francis Foley For 42 years giving has been a huge part of one woman’s life as Killarney woman Bridget McGuire...
Killarney schools shut for strike

Killarney schools shut for strike

ON STRIKE: Teachers from Killarney Community College joined the national teacher’s strike on Tuesday. Pictured were: Niamh Mulligan, Lorraine Cosgrave, Dympna Healy, Lorraine Crowley, Mary Fuller and Denise O’Sullivan. Photo: Grigoriy Geniyevskiy   By Sean...
Slim siblings shed almost 18 stone!

Slim siblings shed almost 18 stone!

A WHOLE LOT SLIMMER: Siblings Sandra Hall, David O’Brien and Regina Lynch lost almost 18 stone in weight between them. Photo: Michelle Crean   EXCLUSIVE   By Michelle Crean   Three Killarney siblings are looking a whole lot different these days – after losing...
“Our daughters deserve better”

“Our daughters deserve better”

MORE ACTION: Hazel Norris, Chairperson of the Parents’ Council at St Brigid’s Secondary School is calling for more action to improve the school’s facilities. Photo: Grigoriy Geniyevskiy   Parents call for action at St Brigid’s Secondary School  ...
Staff awards for loyal Royal staff

Staff awards for loyal Royal staff

TOP OF THE CLASS: Royal Hotel Killarney, ‘Employee of the Year’ winner Lisa Riordan pictured after receiving her certificate at an awards ceremony. Photo: Don MacMonagle   By Sean Moriarty The Royal Hotel has named supervisor Lisa Riordan as its ‘Employee...
Film enthusiasts plan another movie night

Film enthusiasts plan another movie night

  Beaufort Film Night returns for another screening and will take place at The Inn Between Bar, next week.   Movie lovers are invited to come along on Friday, February 7, at 8.30pm to watch Icelandic comedy-drama ‘Woman at War’, rated 12A.   A music teacher in her...
Dedicated staff awarded for excellence

Dedicated staff awarded for excellence

STAFF AWARDS: From l-r were: Margaret Martin, Claire Thompson, Agnieszka Szwab (winner of ‘Rising Star’ award), Louise Fleming and Noreen Lyne.   O’Donoghue Ring Hotels rolled out the red carpet last week for their Group Employee Awards evening at the...