Quintuplets surprise for Currow farmer!

Quintuplets surprise for Currow farmer!

  By Sean Moriarty It’s a one-in-eleven-million happening – leaving a Currow family gobsmacked as not one – but five Charolais bull calves born on Saturday night.   The five were born on Patrick Howard’s farm in Bawnagleanna, but sadly one died at birth. “We had...
Plunkett St issues far from over

Plunkett St issues far from over

  By Sean Moriarty Cllr Donal Grady was unable to attend Wednesday’s Killarney Municipal District meeting as he is currently on a surprise family holiday. He did ask at the previous Council meeting in July if there was an alternative date available for this week’s...
300 visitors enchanted by stunning birds

300 visitors enchanted by stunning birds

FALCONRY: Dan Loughlin showing of the birds to Noah Crawley from Killarney at the interactive falconry demonstration at Ross Castle on Sunday: Pic: Dylan Clifford On Sunday a falconry display was held at the courtyard of Ross Castle as part of a programme of national...
Local photographers plan exhibition

Local photographers plan exhibition

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION: Anne Kelly and Nikki Foley from Killarney Camera Club who are preparing for the club’s annual photography exhibition next Thursday. Photo: Michelle Crean By Michelle Crean Many talented local photographers are ‘snap happy’ as they prepare...
Final Tidy Towns clean up a success

Final Tidy Towns clean up a success

FINAL CLEAN UP: The last Tidy Towns clean up of the year was a success on Monday evening last with lots of volunteers out in their droves helping to tidy up Killarney town. Monday night was the 19th and final Tidy Towns Clean Up for this year’s campaign. The offer of...
Stolen equipment returned to photographer

Stolen equipment returned to photographer

RELIEF: Konrad Paprocki, a photographer living in Killarney, had his stolen camera gear returned this week. Photo: Michelle Crean By Michelle Crean It’s every photographer’s worst nightmare – having valuable gear stolen – but local Killarney photographer, Konrad...
Last stop for local shop

Last stop for local shop

REACHED THE LAST STOP: Mary Sheehan, who is saying farewell from the coffee shop at the bus station in the Killarney Outlet Centre. Picture: Eamonn Keogh Mary is planning to retire after 20 years By Michelle Crean The coffee shop at the Outlet Centre is soon to see...
Another accident at nightmare junction

Another accident at nightmare junction

CRASH: Another crash occurred at the Lewis Road Junction on Tuesday evening between a car and a motorcyclist. Photo: Michelle Crean By Michelle Crean Locals voiced their concerns after yet another accident this week between the Lewis Road Junction onto the bypass. On...
Family rivalry tested to its limit

Family rivalry tested to its limit

RIVALRY: There are divided loyalties in the Osborne household in Killarney in advance of the All-Ireland football final between Kerry and Dublin this Sunday. Dubliner Paddy Osborne and his Kerry born wife Liz are supporting their native counties while their...
Healy-Rae’s second book almost complete

Healy-Rae’s second book almost complete

By Michelle Crean So popular was the first book that TD Michael Healy-Rae has done it again – with his second book due out in time for the Christmas market. The Kilgarvan native, working with writer Tara King, launched his first book ‘A Time To Talk’, published by...
Free training for jobseekers

Free training for jobseekers

FREE COURSE: Sean Taaffe with Aoife O’Reilly (Network Manager South Kerry Skillnet) who have launched a course for jobseekers to gain skills in hairdressing. South Kerry Skillnet is launching a course for jobseekers to gain skills in hairdressing. It’s a...
Final Tidy Towns clean up tonight

Final Tidy Towns clean up tonight

FINAL CLEAN UP: The Tidy Towns clean up campaign is finishing up this Monday evening. By Michelle Crean For months they’ve poured their heart and souls into making Killarney town a cleaner place to live – and tonight (Monday) it comes to an end as the final Tidy Towns...
Pavers donate to Kerry charity

Pavers donate to Kerry charity

DONATION: Pavers in the Outlet Centre, Killarney made a donation to Kerry Cancer Support Group Health Link Transport. Pictured from l-r were: Breda Dyland (Kerry Cancer Support Group), Norma Burke (Pavers) and Trish Kelly (Kerry Cancer Support Group). Members of Kerry...
Kay bids farewell after 20 years-service

Kay bids farewell after 20 years-service

SAYING GOODBYE: Kay Doona, who after 20 years of service, is leaving Murphy’s bar in College Street Killarney. Pic: Dylan Clifford. By Michelle Crean Murphy’s Bar has been filled with both tears and laughter as staff and customers paid a fond farewell to a loyal...
Liebherr announce new apprenticeships

Liebherr announce new apprenticeships

Liebherr Container Cranes have announced details of the Apprenticeship Programme for 2020, available in three different fields, Electrical, Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter, and Metal Fabrication. Upon completion, graduates will receive a dual...
Cathedral choirs seek new members

Cathedral choirs seek new members

CHOIR MEMBERS WANTED: St Mary’s Cathedral Children’s Choir is seeking new members. Pictured are some of the members of the children’s choir. By Michelle Crean New members are the life blood of any organisation and for anyone interested in singing there’s an...
Writers invited to submit 10-minute plays

Writers invited to submit 10-minute plays

‘Ten-Minute Plays’ by Dóchas Drama Group Killarney were so successful that they’re once again inviting playwrights to submit their work. Writers are asked to put together a 10-minute play with a maximum of four characters with minimal staging and props, and it has an...
Killarney film’s incredible success

Killarney film’s incredible success

SUCCESS: Killarney film ‘Tradition’ has won an award and secured an Aer Lingus and worldwide distribution deal. EXCLUSIVE By Michelle Crean A film made entirely in Killarney has not only won ‘Best Film’ at this year’s Wexford Film Festival –...
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